Philander Douglass

8 July 1823–26 January 1889 (Age 65)
New York, United States

The Life of Philander

When Philander Douglass was born on 8 July 1823, in New York, United States, his father, Warren Douglas, was 36 and his mother, Rhoda Thrasher, was 31. He married Roxcinda Cornish on 6 July 1843. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Floyd, Floyd, Oneida, New York, United States in 1860 and Annsville, Oneida, New York, United States in 1880. He died on 26 January 1889, in Camden, Camden, Oneida, New York, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Taberg, Annsville, Oneida, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Philander Douglass
1823–1889
Roxcinda Cornish
1822–1872
Marriage: 6 July 1843
Sarah Douglass
1844–
Mary Jane Douglass
1844–1869
George W Douglass
1848–1854
William M Douglass
1852–1853
Franklin Porter Douglass
1857–1929

Spouse and Children

    Male1823–1889Male

    Roxcinda Cornish

    Female1822–1872Female

MARRIAGE
6 July 1843
children

(5)

    Sarah Douglass

    Female1844–Female

    Mary Jane Douglass

    Female1844–1869Female

    George W Douglass

    Male1848–1854Male

    William M Douglass

    Male1852–1853Male

    Franklin Porter Douglass

    Male1857–1929Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 4

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1846

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Douglas .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Philander Douglass, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Philander Douglas, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Philander Douglas, "United States Census, 1880"

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