Layton T Phelps

Male3 September 1868–26 October 1911

Brief Life History of Layton T

When Layton T Phelps was born on 3 September 1868, in Kirtland Township, Lake, Ohio, United States, his father, Spencer Phelps, was 27 and his mother, Juliette Beckwith, was 26. He married Viola Belle Reynolds on 15 February 1890, in Painesville, Lake, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Mentor Township, Lake, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 26 October 1911, in Willoughby, Lake, Ohio, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Mentor Township, Lake, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Layton T Phelps
1868–1911
Viola Belle Reynolds
1867–1951
Marriage: 15 February 1890
Morris Layton Phelps
1891–1891
Elmer Eugene Phelps
1893–1953
Raymond Phelps
1895–1961
Harold Reynolds Phelps
1897–1949
Gertrude Gladys Phelps
1901–1994

Sources (22)

  • Layton Phelps in household of Spencer Phelps, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Layton T. Phelps, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Layton T Phelps, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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  • Marriage
    15 February 1890Painesville, Lake, Ohio, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 2

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    1870 · Giving all the right to vote

    Age 2

    The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 13

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English (southwestern): variant of Phillips .

    History: The brothers George and William Phelps emigrated from Gloucestershire, England, to Dorchester, MA, c. 1630. Five years later they moved to Windsor, CT. George's sixth-generation descendant, Anson Greene Phelps (1781–1853), rose from being a penniless orphan to the status of a major industrialist and a prominent CT philanthropist.

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

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