Adam Phillips

15 November 1746–
Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Adam

When Adam Phillips was born on 15 November 1746, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Jeremiah Phillips, was 42 and his mother, Martha Bishop, was 38. He married Mary Barnes on 24 January 1771, in Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1746. He died in United States.

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Adam Phillips
1746–
Mary Barnes
1736–
Marriage: 24 January 1771
John Phillips
1777–1812

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 January 1771
Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 30

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 30

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1780 · French Occupy Newport

Age 34

During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America this name has also absorbed cognate names from other European languages, for example Italian Filippi , Polish Filipowicz .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Adam Phillips, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Adam Phillips, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Adam Philips, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"

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