Thomas Perry Phillips

Wakefield, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Thomas Perry

When Thomas Perry Phillips was born in 1833, in Wakefield, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, James Famham Phillips, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Dickinson, was 25.

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James Famham Phillips
Sarah Dickinson
George Davis Phillips
William Frederick Philips
Thomas Perry Phillips
Charles Bingley Phillips
Henry Jones Phillips

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World Events (4)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 34

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.

Age 36

1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

Age 68

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

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 (1)

  • Thomas Perry Phillips, "Canada Census, 1851"

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