William Phillips

about 1812–
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Phillips was born about 1812, in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Phillips, was 36 and his mother, Susanna Overthrow, was 33. He married Ann Wood on 3 October 1837.

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Family Time Line

William Phillips
1812–
Ann Wood
1815–
Marriage: 3 October 1837

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 October 1837

Parents and Siblings

    Male1776–1850Male

    Susanna Overthrow

    Female1779–1816Female

siblings

(9)

    Elizabeth Phillips

    Female1795–Female

    Harriott Jane Phillips

    Female1797–Female

    William James Philips

    Male1799–1801Male

    Male1802–1839Male

    Louisa Phillips

    Female1804–1804Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1815

Age 3

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 21

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1843

Age 31

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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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