Elizabeth Phillips

29 March 1841–14 March 1920 (Age 78)
Hilham, Overton, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Phillips was born on 29 March 1841, in Hilham, Overton, Tennessee, United States, her father, David Phillips, was 26 and her mother, Elvira Jones, was 25. She married John Lafait Carson. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Overton, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years. She died on 14 March 1920, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Jackson, Tennessee, United States.

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John Lafait Carson
Elizabeth Phillips
Lee Cester Phillips

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World Events (8)

Age 5
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
Age 5
Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh
Age 21
The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

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.

Possible Related Names

De Phillips

Sources (7)

  • Elisabeth Philips in household of Vina Philips, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Phillips in household of George Phillips, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Phillips in household of Lee Phillips, "United States Census, 1920"

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