Phillip Phaegan Gillham

24 September 1828–30 September 1908 (Age 80)
McNairy, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Phillip Phaegan

When Phillip Phaegan Gillham was born on 24 September 1828, in McNairy, Tennessee, United States, his father, John M. Gillham, was 32 and his mother, Rosa Ann McQuerter, was 27. He married Martha M Stewart on 6 April 1848. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ouachita Township, Garland, Arkansas, United States in 1880 and Lee Township, Garland, Arkansas, United States in 1900. He died on 30 September 1908, in Royal, Garland, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Lowe Cemetery, Garland, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Phillip Phaegan Gillham
Sarah Adeline Rogers
Marriage: 6 August 1865
Sarah Isabelle Gillham
Anna Bethsheba Gillham
Rachael Gillham
Enoch Elisha Gillham
Phillip Phaegan "Bud" Gillham
Rosella Gillham
Jonathan Gillham

Spouse and Children

6 August 1865


    Sarah Isabelle Gillham


    Anna Bethsheba Gillham


    Rachael Gillham


    Enoch Elisha Gillham



+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Rosa Ann McQuerter




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 5

Historical Boundaries - 1833: Scott, Arkansas Territory, United States; 1836: Arkansas, United States
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 34

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

English: variant of William , from a central French form in which W is replaced by G. The spelling of this name has been further influenced by English habitational names ending in ham.

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

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Home is on National Register of Historic Places

Vitals taken from National Register of Historic Places. Full details on the family and the home are taken from the link below. Phillip Phagan Gillharn, Sr. was born m October 24, 1828 (wife) Matilda a …

Sources (3)

  • Phillip P Gillham, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Gillham, "United States Census, 1870"
  • P P Gillum, "United States Census, 1860"

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