Phoebe Phillips

about 1814–1901 (Age 87)
Cookham, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Phoebe

Phoebe Phillips was born about 1814, in Cookham, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom. She married Jesse Phillips in 1846, in England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Clewer, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died in 1901, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Phillips
Phoebe Phillips
Marriage: 1846
Joseph Burnett
John Phillips
Mary Ann Phillips
Ellen Phillips

Spouse and Children

England, United Kingdom


World Events (6)


Age 1

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 19

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Age 29

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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)

  • Phoebe Phillips in household of Jesse Phillips, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Phebe Phillips in household of Jesse Phillips, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Phoebe Phillips in household of Jesse Phillips, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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