Mary Ann Phillips

7 March 1848–17 February 1914 (Age 65)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Phillips was born on 7 March 1848, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Edward Phillips, was 34 and her mother, Hannah Simmons, was 28. She married Thomas Gell Lewis on 26 October 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Davis, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 17 February 1914, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Gell Lewis
1841–1886
Mary Ann Phillips
1848–1914
Marriage: 26 October 1867
Eloise Lewis
1869–1943
Henry Arundell Lewis
1871–1871
Horace Edward Lewis
1872–1950
Hannah Arundell Lewis
1875–1875
John Alma Lewis
1876–1898
Mary Ann Lewis
1878–1961
Joseph Gell Lewis
1881–1941
Jane Afton Lewis
1883–1966
Thomas Myron Lewis
1885–1886
Harriet Phillips Lewis
1886–1966

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1850
    Age 2
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    1863
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 18
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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

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    Philipps
    Philip
    Phelps

    Story Highlight

    Memories of my mother Maria Elizabeth Christensen written by Ocea Lewis Coltrin

    My mother was born 25 July 1875. She was a small slender lady and I want to tell you about her beautiful dark hair. Her hair was so long and thick it was a burden to her at times. When she sat on a …

    Sources (53)

    • Mary A Phillips in entry for Joseph G Lewis, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Mary Lewis in household of Thomas Lewis, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary A. Phillips in entry for William H. Monahan and Mamie Thomson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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