Betsy Phillips

30 April 1835–30 November 1867 (Age 32)
Weston Beggard, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Betsy

When Betsy Phillips was born on 30 April 1835, in Weston Beggard, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Ishmael Foote Phillips, was 19 and her mother, Mary Ann Goodsell, was 20. She married Thomas Hackford on 4 February 1855, in Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Ewyas Harold, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 30 November 1867, in South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Walker
Betsy Phillips
Marriage: 19 December 1863
Albert Ishmael Walker
Mark Richard Walker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 December 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 8
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 11
    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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    Sources (20)

    • Elizabeth Phillips in household of Ishmael Phillips, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Elizabeth Phillips in entry for Bessie Alma Forbush, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Betsy Phillips in household of Ismael Phillips, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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