John Dee Phillips

29 January 1846–1 October 1887 (Age 41)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of John Dee

When John Dee Phillips was born on 29 January 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Edward Phillips, was 32 and his mother, Hannah Simmons, was 26. He married Lucy Emma Harris on 19 December 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Davis, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 1 October 1887, in Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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John Dee Phillips
Lucy Emma Harris
Marriage: 19 December 1870
John Oscar Phillips
Lucy Sylvia Phillips
Frankie Maria Phillips
Robert Clarence Phillips
Daniel L Phillips

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 December 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 2
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    1848 · Fire Destroys the Temple
    Age 2
    On October 9, 1848, an arsonists fire claimed everything but the outer walls of the Nauvoo Temple since the structure was made out of limestone and wood. It was meant to discourage the Saints that had fled to never come back.
    1858 · A House Divided
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

    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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    Daniel Lovell Maisey 1886 - 1948 Compiled from various memories from children and grandchildren By Carolyn Maisey Kuhnz – granddaughter Pocatello, Idaho 1886 – 1888 prox Daniel was born to Silas B …

    Sources (27)

    • John D Phillips in household of Edward Phillips, "United States Census, 1850"
    • John Dee Phillips in entry for Lucy Emma Phillips, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Jno Philips in household of Ed Philips, "United States Census, 1860"

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