Mahala L Phillips

3 October 1841–29 August 1929 (Age 87)
Bloomington Precinct, McLean, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mahala L

When Mahala L Phillips was born on 3 October 1841, in Bloomington Precinct, McLean, Illinois, United States, her father, James Vincent Phillips, was 33 and her mother, Jane Jones, was 28. She married Abraham Carlock Brown on 3 October 1866, in McLean, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Kansas Township, Woodford, Illinois, United States in 1860 and East Bend Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 August 1929, in South Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in South Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Carlock Brown
Mahala L Phillips
Marriage: 3 October 1866
Byron Addison Brown
Arabella May Brown
Alladell Ray Brown

Spouse and Children

    Abraham Carlock Brown



3 October 1866
McLean, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 7

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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)

  • Mahala L Brown in household of A C Brown, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mahala Philips in household of James Philips, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mahala Brown in household of Abraham C Brown, "United States Census, 1930"

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