James Worthington Phippen

12 October 1819–13 December 1907 (Age 88)
Springfield Township, Clark, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of James Worthington

When James Worthington Phippen was born on 12 October 1819, in Springfield Township, Clark, Ohio, United States, his father, Isaac Phippen, was 26 and his mother, Adah Stewart, was 21. He married Julia Adelia Pratt on 9 August 1845, in Newstead Town, Erie, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States in 1880 and Silver Creek, Blaine, Idaho, United States in 1900. He died on 13 December 1907, in Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Worthington Phippen
Julia Adelia Pratt
Marriage: 9 August 1845
Silas Lucien Phippen
Leonard Henry Phippen
Rosabelle Adelia Phippen
Worthington Elmer Phippen
Elna Lodema Phippen
Adelia Pratt Phippen
Frank Eugene Phippen
Julia Permelia Phippen
Lila Pearl Phippen

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World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal
Age 1
The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
Age 8
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.
Age 27
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

(1997: 318;2007: 564; 2010: 855)English and Irish (of Norman origin): shortened form of the Anglo-Norman surname Fitzpain ‘son of Pain’ (see Payne ).English: variant of Phipp with the West Midlands Middle English genitive singular -en instead of the more usual -s, see Phipps . Alternatively, perhaps from the unattested Middle English personal names Phippon or Phippin, which could be Old French pet forms of Philip , though they are not on record.

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

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Autobiography of James Worthington Phippen

Members of the seventies quorum were requested to provide autobiographies and he complied. His autobiography follows. AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JAMES W. PHIPPEN Source: Seventies Record, 12th Quorum, Biograph …

Sources (57)

  • James Willington Phippin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • I W in entry for Lenard Phippin, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • James Phippin in household of Isaac Phippin, "United States Census, 1870"

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