Franklin Phillips

MaleMay 1877–12 June 1962

Brief Life History of Franklin

When Franklin Phillips was born in May 1877, in California, United States, his father, Houston Phillips, was 30 and his mother, Georgiana Musick, was 23. He married Rosa Nelle Mankins on 24 December 1897, in Huasna, San Luis Obispo, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in San Simeon, San Luis Obispo, California, United States in 1880. In 1940, at the age of 63, his occupation is listed as blacksmith in gold mine in Grass Valley, Nevada, California, United States. He died on 12 June 1962, at the age of 85, and was buried in Cayucos, San Luis Obispo, California, United States.

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Franklin Phillips
Rosa Nelle Mankins
Marriage: 24 December 1897
Sarah Mae Phillips
Eugene Watson Phillips
Arthur Bradley Phillips

Sources (7)

  • Frank Phillips, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frank Phillips, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Frank Phillips in entry for Thomas Albert Anderson and Mae S. Phillips, "California County Marriages, 1843-1918"

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  • Marriage
    24 December 1897Huasna, San Luis Obispo, California, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 4

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

    Age 14

    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 23

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America, this surname has also absorbed cognates from other languages (see Philips ).

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

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