Edward Phillips

2 April 1813–1 December 1896 (Age 83)
Oxenhall, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Phillips was born on 2 April 1813, in Oxenhall, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Phillips, was 49 and his mother, Mary Ann Presdee, was 39. He married Hannah Simmons on 2 August 1842, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1850. He registered for military service in 1853. He died on 1 December 1896, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Phillips
1813–1896
Hannah Simmons
1820–1898
Marriage: 2 August 1842
Frances Sarah Phillips
1843–1844
William Robert Phillips VI
1845–1845
John Dee Phillips
1846–1887
Mary Ann Phillips
1848–1914
Edward Charles Phillips
1849–1929
Heber James Phillips
1851–1908
Rebecca Phillips
1852–1906
Alma Phillips
1853–1927
Isabella Phillips
1855–1923
Thomas Henry Phillips
1857–1912
Hannah Maria Phillips
1859–1939
Daniel Maisey Phillips
1860–1861
Willard Richard Phillips
1863–1954
(infant) Phillips
1866–1866

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 August 1842Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1815
    Age 2
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1827
    Age 14
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 26
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Phillipps
    Philipps
    Philip
    Phelps

    Story Highlight

    Autobiography of Edward Phillips

    Autobiography of Edward Phillips (1813-1896) (Found at ***************************************************) This sketch was written by Sylvia Phillips, then a fourteen year old granddaughter of Edwa

    Sources (52)

    • Edward Phillips, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Ed Phillips in entry for Edward Charles Phillips and Hannah Mortensen Nelson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Edwin Phillips in entry for Rebecca Barnes, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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