Wilber E Phillips

Male8 June 1919–28 June 1944

Brief Life History of Wilber E

When Wilber E Phillips was born on 8 June 1919, in Colebrook, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, his father, Harry Emery Phillips, was 42 and his mother, Ona Margurite Blacker, was 29. He married Burnell Elizabeth Fife in 1941, in Cherry Valley, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. He died on 28 June 1944, in Anzio, Roma, Lazio, Italy, at the age of 25.

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Wilber E Phillips
Burnell Elizabeth Fife
Marriage: 1941

Sources (1)

  • Wilber Phillips in household of Harry E Phillips, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1941Cherry Valley, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States
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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.


    Age 1

    Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.


    Age 8

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    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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