Jay W Phillips

11 June 1815–6 June 1863 (Age 48)
New York, United States

The Life of Jay W

When Jay W Phillips was born on 11 June 1815, in New York, United States, his father, Daniel W Phillips, was 26 and his mother, Patty Thayer, was 30. He married Mary Hotham on 1 September 1839, in Macomb, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Macomb, Michigan, United States in 1860. He died on 6 June 1863, in Shelby, Macomb, Michigan, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Utica Cemetery, Shelby, Macomb, Michigan, United States.

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Jay W Phillips
Mary Hotham
Marriage: 1 September 1839
George Washington Phillips
Frank Phillips
Ellen Phillips
George Phillips
Martha J Phillips
Helen M Morrison
Bruce Phillips
Kate Phillips

Spouse and Children

1 September 1839
Macomb, Michigan, United States


    George Washington Phillips


    George Phillips


    Frank Phillips


    Martha J Phillips


    Ellen Phillips


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel W Phillips





    Alonzo Tanner Phillips



    Salem Towne Charles Phillips


    Ezra K. Phillips


    George Phillips


World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 12

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 15

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Jay W Phillips, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jary W Phillips, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jay W. Phillips in entry for Helen M. Morrison, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

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