William James Phillips

25 January 1819–18 January 1906 (Age 86)
Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William James

When William James Phillips was born on 25 January 1819, in Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Phillips Jr., was 18 and his mother, Frances Wallis, was 18. He married Sarah Ann Corney on 1 September 1839, in Northwood, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Dorchester, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1860. He died on 18 January 1906, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William James Phillips
Sarah Ann Corney
Marriage: 1 September 1839
William George Phillips
Elizabeth Phillips
James Wallis Phillips
Samuel Phillips
Frank Phillips
Frances Ann Phillips
John Phillips
Levi Augustus Phillips

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 September 1839Northwood, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


    +3 More Children

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    +1 More Child

    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.
    Age 4
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    Age 24
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    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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    William James Phillips

    William James Phillips Birth: 25 Jan 1819 Death: 18 Jan 1906 William James was born 25 Jan 1819 in Lymington, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England. He was the first of three children born to Jame …

    Sources (50)

    • Wm. J. Phillips in entry for Levi Phillips, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
    • William Phillips, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • William J. Phillips, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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