William Philpot Sr

22 November 1805–17 October 1856 (Age 50)
Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Philpot Sr was born on 22 November 1805, in Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Philpot, was 24 and his mother, Hannah Curtis, was 25. He married Sarah Ann Elcock on 28 August 1833, in Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Southampton St Mary, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. He died on 17 October 1856, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Philpot Sr
Sarah Ann Elcock
Marriage: 28 August 1833
Samuel William Philpot
Sarah Ann Philpot
James Henry Philpot
Amos John Philpot
1841–about 1843
Julia Matilda Philpot
Martha Eliza Philpot

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 August 1833Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 10
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 14
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English (southeastern): from the Middle English personal name Phil(i)pot, a pet form of Philip (mainly male but sometimes used for women).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    The William Philpot family

    Martha's mother, Sarah Ann Elcock died when Martha was 2 years old. The family is on the 1851 census for Southampton, Hampshire, England: the father William is a widower with 5 children. William jo …

    Sources (46)

    • William Philpott, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • William Philpot, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    • William Philpot in entry for Henry Philpot, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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