Lansing G Phillips

25 February 1834–17 August 1915 (Age 81)
New York, United States

The Life of Lansing G

When Lansing G Phillips was born on 25 February 1834, in New York, United States, his father, Seymour Phillips, was 24 and his mother, Hannah Reynolds, was 23. He married Ada A. Britton on 4 July 1856, in Howell, Livingston, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Ashland Township, Newaygo, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Brooks Township, Newaygo, Michigan, United States in 1910. He died on 17 August 1915, in White Cloud, Newaygo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Newaygo, Newaygo, Michigan, United States.

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

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4 July 1856
Howell, Livingston, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 3

Michigan is the 26th state.

Age 29

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

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)

  • Lansing Philips, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lansing Philips, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lansing Philips, "United States Census, 1880"

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