Philip Killian

1766–about 1815 (Age 49)
Rowan, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of Philip

When Philip Killian was born in 1766, in Rowan, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, John Killian, was 37 and his mother, Ann Elizabeth, was 34. He married Mary Hoskins about 1789, in Lincoln, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. He died about 1815, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Philip Killian
Mary Hoskins
Marriage: about 1789
Tabitha Killian
Jacob Killian
John Killian
George Medartus Killian
Daniel Killian
Leonard Killian
David Killian
Philip Killian
Edward H Killian

Spouse and Children

about 1789
Lincoln, North Carolina, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1767 · Tryon Palace

Age 1

Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.
1774 · Edenton Tea Party

Age 8

On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 15

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Killeen , found in counties Clare and Galway.2 German and Dutch: variant spelling of Kilian .

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

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Story Highlight

Short History of Philip Killian by George W Killian

This was written by George W. Killian, a great researcher and historian of the Andreas Killian line. Philip Killian, son of John and Elizabeth Killian, was born about 1766 in what was then Rowan Coun …

Sources (1)

  • Philip Killian, "United States Census, 1800"

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