Joshua Philips

14 October 1744–10 January 1829 (Age 84)
Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Joshua

When Joshua Philips was born on 14 October 1744, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Jeremiah Phillips, was 40 and his mother, Martha Bishop, was 36. He married Dorcas Cooke about 1769, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1744. He died on 10 January 1829, in Unadilla Forks, Plainfield, Otsego, New York, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Unadilla, Otsego, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Philips
1744–1829
Dorcas Cooke
1746–1837
Marriage: about 1769
Wanton Philips
1773–
Martha Philips
1774–
Parley Phillips
1776–1835
Ephraim Phillips
1778–
Mary Phillips
1780–
Amas Phillips
1782–
Jeremiah Philips
1784–
Abigail Philips
1786–
Dorcas Philips
1793–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1769
Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 32

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

Age 32

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1789

Age 45

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

English, North German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Phillips .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joshua Phillips, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Joshua Phillips, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Joshua Phillips, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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