Fannie Phillips

1895–1983 (Age 88)
Pike, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Fannie

When Fannie Phillips was born on 5 February 1895, in Pike, Kentucky, United States, her father, Newton Phillips, was 26 and her mother, Vicy E Charles, was 23. She married Christopher "Buff" Meade on 12 May 1911, in Pikeville, Pike, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in District 1, Spencer, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 1, Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 26 September 1983, in Pike, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 88.

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Fannie Phillips
Christopher "Buff" Meade
Marriage: 12 May 1911
Mary Josephine Meade
Newton Meade
Vicy Elizabeth Meade
Bill Meade
Violene Marie Meade
Ella I Meade
Lucy Darrel Meade
Betty Sue Meade
Charles Meade
Zetta Meade

Spouse & Children

12 May 1911
Pikeville, Pike, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

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.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 5

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 23

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America this name has also absorbed cognate names from other European languages, for example Italian Filippi , Polish Filipowicz .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Fannie Ratliff in household of Robert Ratliff, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fanny Mead in household of Buff Mead, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fannie Meade in household of Buff Meade, "United States Census, 1920"

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