Anne Phillips

5 February 1729–
Louisa, Virginia, United States

The Life of Anne

When Anne Phillips was born on 5 February 1729, in Louisa, Virginia, United States, her father, Richard Phillips Sr, was 25 and her mother, Katherine Smith, was 21.

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Richard Phillips Sr
1703–1753
Katherine Smith
1708–1794
William Phillips
1728–
Thomas Phillips
1750–1834
Anne Phillips
1729–
Richard Phillips Jr
1732–1791
Elizabeth Phillips
1737–1813
Susanna Phillips
1742–

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World Events (3)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 29

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 47

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 47

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

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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