Reuben Phillips

27 February 1822–10 March 1897 (Age 75)
Overton, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Reuben

When Reuben Phillips was born on 27 February 1822, in Overton, Tennessee, United States, his father, Moses Phillips Sr., was 38 and his mother, Sarah Pitts, was 37. He married Julianne Boswell on 10 March 1846. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in California, United States in 1870 and San Simeon, San Luis Obispo, California, United States in 1880. He died on 10 March 1897, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Phillips
1822–1897
Julianne Boswell
1820–1900
Marriage: 10 March 1846
Houston Phillips
1846–1922
Sarah Phillips
1858–
Moses Ewing Phillips
1848–1926
William Phillips
1850–1917
George W Phillips
1851–1896
Lewis Pierce Phillips
1854–1919
Bradley Bunch Phillips
1856–1935
Benjamin PHILLIPS
1857–
Reuben Phillips Jr.
1863–1937
Julia Phillips
1865–1926
Isaac A. Phillips
1865–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 March 1846
children

(11)

    Male1846–1922Male

    Male1848–1926Male

    William Phillips

    Male1850–1917Male

    George W Phillips

    Male1851–1896Male

    Lewis Pierce Phillips

    Male1854–1919Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 13

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1846

Age 24

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Reuben Philips, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ruben Phillips, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Reuben Philips, "United States Census, 1880"

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