Phillip Shaver

1750–11 January 1794 (Age 44)
Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Phillip

Phillip Shaver was born in 1750, in Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States. He married Maria Margaret Rebsamen Turnipseed about 1780, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 11 January 1794, in Fairfield, Camden District, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

Phillip Shaver
1750–1794
Maria Margaret Rebsamen Turnipseed
1755–1807
Marriage: about 1780
Maria Margaret Shaver
1770–1807
Mary Shaver
1770–1807
Margaret Shaver
1782–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1780
South Carolina, United States
children

(3)

    Maria Margaret Shaver

    Female1770–1807Female

    Mary Shaver

    Female1770–1807Female

    Margaret Shaver

    Female1782–Female

World Events (4)

1776

Age 26

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

Age 26

On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 36

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of Dutch Schouwer, an occupational name for an inspector of market weights and measures, Dutch schouwer ‘inspector’.2 Altered form of German Schaefer .

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

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