Ellen (Mabry) Phillips

18 August 1895–1 March 1977 (Age 81)
Como, Panola, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Ellen

Ellen (Mabry) Phillips was born on 18 August 1895, in Como, Panola, Mississippi, United States as the daughter of Henry Mabry and Martha Ann Mabry. She had at least 1 son with Louis Phillips. She died on 1 March 1977, in Lyon, Coahoma, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Louis Phillips
1892–
Ellen (Mabry) Phillips
1895–1977
James Henry Phillips
1929–2017

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    James Henry Phillips

    Male1929–2017Male

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Mabry

    MaleMale

    Martha Ann Mabry

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 12

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Mayberry .

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

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