Philip Datesman

5 October 1838–2 February 1918 (Age 79)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Philip

When Philip Datesman was born on 5 October 1838, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Datesman, was 35 and his mother, Margarette Illick, was 34. He had at least 1 son and 4 daughters with Elizabeth Morey. He lived in Upper Mount Bethel Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States for about 50 years. He died on 2 February 1918, in Portland, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Riverview Cemetery, Upper Mount Bethel Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Philip Datesman
Elizabeth Morey
Alice Datesman
Catherine Datesman
Hattie M. Datesman
Susan Lucy Datesman
Rosell Datesman

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World Events (7)

Age 8
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
Age 25
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
Age 25
The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

From the Greek name Philippos, meaning ‘lover of horses’, from philein ‘to love’ + hippos ‘horse’. This was popular in the classical period and since. It was the name of the father of Alexander the Great . It was also the name of one of Christ's apostles, of a deacon ordained by the apostles after the death of Christ, and of several other early saints. See also Philippa .

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

Sources (8)

  • Philip Douternan in household of Jacob Douternan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Philip Datesman in household of Jacob Datesman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Philip Datesman, "United States Census, 1870"

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