Edward Phillips

24 February 1857–9 March 1935 (Age 78)
Ely, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Phillips was born on 24 February 1857, in Ely, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, William Phillips, was 44 and his mother, Mary Ann Thomas, was 36. He married Elizabeth Mary Jones on 21 December 1878. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Wenvoe, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1861 and Idaho, United States in 1870. He died on 9 March 1935, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Phillips
Elizabeth Mary Jones
Marriage: 21 December 1878
Leroy Jones Phillips
William Phillips
David Phillips
Edward J. Phillips
Myrtle Mary Phillips
Morgan "J" Phillips
Maudene Irene Phillips

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  • Marriage
    21 December 1878
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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867
    Age 10
    The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 24
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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    Sources (32)

    • Ed Philips, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Ed. Phillips in entry for Roy Phillips, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Edward Phillips in household of Mary Ann Phillips, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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