Thomas Ivins Phillips

2 March 1855–28 February 1923 (Age 67)
Toms River Township, Ocean, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Ivins

When Thomas Ivins Phillips was born on 2 March 1855, in Toms River Township, Ocean, New Jersey, United States, his father, Maurice Richard Phillips, was 44 and his mother, Margaret Emma Luker, was 37. He married Annie Priscilla Thornton on 9 January 1878, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States in 1880 and American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 February 1923, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Ivins Phillips
Louisa Elizabeth Summers
Marriage: 17 November 1885
Cora Ann Phillips
Thomas Jesse Phillips
Abraham Wallace Phillips
Amy Louisa Phillips
William Reed Phillips
Seth Wayne Phillips

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 November 1885
  • Children


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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 20
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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


    Thomas Ivins Phillips was born on 8 February 1858 in Toms River,Ocean, New Jersey to Maurice Richard and Margaret Emma Luker Phillips. He was the eleventh of thirteen children, five girls and eight b …

    Sources (44)

    • Thomas Phillips in entry for Amy Louisa Phillips, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Thomas Phillips in household of Richard Phillips, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Thomas Phillips in entry for Seth Wayne Phillips and Dora Lucile Deveraux, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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