Samuel Phillips

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Phillips was born in 1803, in Overton, Tennessee, United States, his father, Glenn Phillips, was 25 and his mother, Leah Mc Cord, was 20. He died before 1887.

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Glenn Phillips
1778–1815
Leah Mc Cord
1783–1840
William Phillips
1799–
Robert Phillips
1801–1887
Samuel Phillips
1803–1887
Andrew Barnard Phillips
1806–1881
A.B. Philiips
1806–
James Vincent Phillips
1808–1881
Perlinea Phillips
1810–1899
Albert Young Phillips
1812–1883
Calvin Marion Phillips
1814–1885

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    World Events (8)

    1803

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1803 · The U.S doubles in size

    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America, this surname has also absorbed cognates from other languages (see Philips ).

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

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