John Phillips

1777–1812 (Age 34)
Rhode Island, United States

The Life of John

When John Phillips was born on 8 May 1777, in Rhode Island, United States, his father, Adam Phillips, was 30 and his mother, Mary Barnes, was 40. He married Deborah Wade on 5 January 1802, in Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in 1812, at the age of 35.

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John Phillips
Deborah Wade
Marriage: 5 January 1802
Alanson Sanders Phillips

Spouse & Children

5 January 1802
Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island, United States


  • Alanson Sanders Phillips


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World Events (8)

1780 · French Occupy Newport

Age 3

During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 10

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

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 .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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