Guy Cecil Phillips

Brief Life History of Guy Cecil

When Guy Cecil Phillips was born on 21 January 1879, in Waynesburg, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Oliver Sayers Phillips, was 49 and his mother, Charity Graham, was 45. He married Eliza Ellen White in 1911, in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Center Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Greene, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. He died on 24 April 1962, in Franklin Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Rogersville, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Guy Cecil Phillips
1879–1962
Eliza Ellen White
1874–1944
Marriage: 1911

Sources (22)

  • Guy C Phillips, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Guy C Phillips, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Guy Cecil Phillips, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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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