Mary Edith Phillips

Brief Life History of Mary Edith

When Mary Edith Phillips was born on 12 June 1916, in Loretto, Marion, Kentucky, United States, her father, Walter Mason Phillips, was 34 and her mother, Nora Ella McElfresh, was 34. She married Finis Henry Sullivan on 11 February 1932. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States in 1950 and Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States in 2005. She died on 30 September 2005, in Bloomington, Perry Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Clear Creek Cemetery, Clear Creek, Perry Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Combs Sr
Mary Edith Phillips
Marriage: 1937
Clarence Combs Jr
Donald Patrick Combs
Jerry Norwood Combs
James Allen Combs
Dorothy Gaydene Combs
Michael Jerome Combs
Rosemary Combs

Sources (28)

  • Mary E Combs, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Kentucky, Birth Index, 1911-1999
  • U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947

World Events (8)


U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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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