Ada A. Britton

December 1837–25 September 1926 (Age 88)
Orange, Schuyler, New York, United States

The Life of Ada A.

When Ada A. Britton was born in December 1837, in Orange, Schuyler, New York, United States, her father, Richard Britten, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Stewart, was 28. She married Lansing G Phillips on 4 July 1856, in Howell, Livingston, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Ashland Township, Newaygo, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Brooks Township, Newaygo, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died on 25 September 1926, in Newaygo, Newaygo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Newaygo, Newaygo, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lansing G Phillips
Ada A. Britton
Marriage: 4 July 1856
Charles Elmer Phillips
Clara M. Phillips
Louis E Phillips

Spouse and Children

4 July 1856
Howell, Livingston, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Stewart




    Elizabeth Jane Britten


    Sarah Elizabeth Brittain


    Elizabeth Jane Britten


    Joseph N. Britten



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World Events (8)


Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 10

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Brittain .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ada Britton in household of Richard Britton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ada A Philips in household of Lansing Philips, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ada A Philips in household of Lansing Philips, "United States Census, 1860"

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