Anna Leland Phillips

25 December 1805–18 February 1895 (Age 89)
Peru, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Anna Leland

When Anna Leland Phillips was born on 25 December 1805, in Peru, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Smith Phillips, was 44 and her mother, Lydia Leland, was 35. She married Ashley Scovill on 6 May 1824. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 18 February 1895, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Albany, Albany, New York, United States.

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Ashley Scovill
Anna Leland Phillips
Marriage: 6 May 1824
Sarah Ann Scovel
Louis Scoville
Clinton Phillips Scovel
Helen Amelia Scovel
Mary S. Scovel
Belle Scovill
Julia M. Scovel
Harriet Newell Scovel
Isabella Leland Scovel

Spouse and Children

6 May 1824


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 22

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 25

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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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Sources (3)

  • Anna Phillips in entry for Helen Amelia Vedder, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • Anna L Phillips in entry for Clinton P Scovel and Cecile St Pierre, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"
  • Anna in entry for Mary Scovell, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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