Thomas Phillips

8 September 1790–
Windsor, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Phillips was born on 8 September 1790, in Windsor, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Asa Phillips, was 36 and his mother, Lucinda Sarah Warren, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Asa Phillips
1754–1828
Lucinda Sarah Warren
1758–1838
Eunice Phillips
1780–1865
Lydia A Philips
1781–1847
Lucy Phillips
1781–
David Phillips
1783–
Asa Phillips
1786–
Daniel Philips
1788–1870
Thomas Phillips
1790–
Elisha Phillips
1792–1838
Henry Isaac Phillips
1794–
Clark Phillips
1796–1861
Lurinda Warren Phillips Vosburgh
1798–1867
Lorisa Phillips
1798–1861

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World Events (3)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · The Bill of Rights

Age 1

After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
1791 · The Whiskey Rebellion

Age 1

A tax protest in the early 1790s was caused by the first tax imposed by the government on the American people after the United States became its own country. The tax applied to all distilled beverages, mainly Whiskey. Protesters used violence and different intimidation tactics to attempt to prevent federal officials from collecting the tax. Because the resistance was increasing, George Washington himself went to confront the rebels. No shots were fired but 20 men were arrested and then later pardoned. Being able to demonstrate that the new government had the will and the ability to suppress violent within its borders.

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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  • Thomas Phillips, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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