Ann or Hannah Phillips

20 November 1837–1 March 1864 (Age 26)
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann or Hannah

When Ann or Hannah Phillips was born on 20 November 1837, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, William Samuel Phillips, was 22 and her mother, Hannah G Henderson, was 25. She married Richard Vaughn Morris on 21 January 1854, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in Cilycwm, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1841 and Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 1 March 1864, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Vaughn Morris
Ann or Hannah Phillips
Marriage: 21 January 1854
Richard Phillips Morris
Aneirin Vaughn Morris
Melvyn Conway Morris Sr.
Hyrum Morris
Joseph Morris

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 January 1854Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place
    Age 2
    The Rebecca Riots were a group of protests in west Wales from 1839-1843. The people involved were mostly poor farmers, primarily men dressed as women. The group was called “Rebecca and her daughters”, a title believed to have come the book of Genesis. They mostly fought against the toll-gates. There is only record of one death during the riots: a young Sarah Williams had been warned that the rioters were coming, but upon refusing to leave, was killed.
    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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.

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    Story Highlight

    Poem Translation by Ronald Dennis

    Commemorative verses about Hannah, the wife of Richard V. Morris. Hannah was lovely and remarkable—good and virtuous, From the days of her childhood, Worthy of praise in every way A loving parent to h …

    Sources (19)

    • Hannah Phillips in entry for Richard P Morris, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Hannah Morris in household of R V Morris, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hannah Phillips in entry for Melvyn Conway Sr Morris, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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