Margaret Amanda Phillips

Brief Life History of Margaret Amanda

When Margaret Amanda Phillips was born on 2 June 1853, in Tupelo, Lee, Mississippi, United States, her father, George Washington Phillips, was 41 and her mother, Martha Boatman, was 35. She married William Alfred Lee on 27 July 1878, in Lee, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States for about 5 years and Everidge Township, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 11 June 1942, in Hugo, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Springs Chapel Cemetery, Hugo, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States.

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William Alfred Lee
Margaret Amanda Phillips
Marriage: 27 July 1878
William Steven Lee
Gus George Lee
Henry F Lee
Margaret Mae Lee

Sources (16)

  • Margarite A Lee in household of William A Lee, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Amanda Phillips, "Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911"
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World Events (8)


Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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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