Mildred Pearl Phillips

17 December 1902–March 1986 (Age 83)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Mildred Pearl

When Mildred Pearl Phillips was born on 17 December 1902, in Illinois, United States, her father, Thomas H. Phillips, was 37 and her mother, Minnie M Bishop, was 33. She married Clarence Vurlin Fry on 16 January 1920, in Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Roodhouse, Greene, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Jacksonville Election Precinct, Morgan, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died in March 1986, in Florida, United States, at the age of 83.

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Clarence Vurlin Fry
Mildred Pearl Phillips
Marriage: 16 January 1920
Darrell Eugene Fry
Jerry Lee Fry

Spouse and Children

16 January 1920
Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Charles D Bishop


    Hazel V. Phillips


    Dorothy W Phillips



World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 12

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Mildred Phillips in household of Thomas Phillips, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mildred Lakin in household of James Lakin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mildred Fry in household of Berlin Fry, "United States Census, 1930"

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