Joseph Phillips

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Phillips was born in 1770, in North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, Joseph Phillips Jr., was 32 and his mother, Philadelphia Snell, was 31. He married Elizabeth King on 2 February 1821, in Monroe, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in 1835, in Monroe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 65.

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Joseph Phillips
1770–1835
Elizabeth King
1803–1850
Marriage: 2 February 1821
Louisa I Phillips
1824–1855
Alfred Franklin Phillips
1830–1893

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  • Joseph Philips, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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World Events (8)

1774 · Edenton Tea Party

On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.

1776

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

1788 · The First Presidential Election

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

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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