William Phillips

18 May 1800–14 September 1868 (Age 68)
Stokes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William

When William Phillips was born on 18 May 1800, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States, his father, Richard Phillips, was 30 and his mother, Juliana Strub, was 28. He married Esther Vickery on 19 December 1829, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 10 daughters. He lived in Guilford, Guilford, North Carolina, United States in 1850. He died on 14 September 1868, at the age of 68.

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William Phillips
Esther Vickery
Marriage: 19 December 1829
Sarah Ann Elisabeth Philips
Adelia Phillips
Lewis R. Phillips
Luzena Phillips
Matilda Caroline Philips
William Newton Phillips
Martha H Phillips
Luarcha Phillips
Richard H. Philips
Jesse Philips
Julia Agusta Philips
Susan J. Philips
Frances Delilah Philips
Julian Armfield Phillips
Ada Louise Phillips

Spouse and Children

19 December 1829
Guilford, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1804 · Walton War

Age 4

The Walton War was a border dispute between Georgia and North Carolina, when Georgia established Walton County. The main piece of land being fought over was called the Orphan Strip and was located between North Carolina and Georgia. It started in 1804 and became part of the War of 1812 and lasted until 1818.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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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Sources (3)

  • William Philips, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Phillips, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Wm Phillips in entry for Luarcha Osborn, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

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