William Phillips

2 December 1890–9 September 1964 (Age 73)
Stowe, Lamoille, Vermont, United States

The Life of William

When William Phillips was born on 2 December 1890, in Stowe, Lamoille, Vermont, United States, his father, Peter Phillips, was 61 and his mother, Louisa Eliza G Way, was 20. He married Nellie S Gray on 1 June 1914, in Belfast, Waldo, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Waldo, Maine, United States in 1920. He died on 9 September 1964, in Belfast, Waldo, Maine, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Belfast, Waldo, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Phillips
1890–1964
Nellie S Gray
1898–1963
Marriage: 1 June 1914
William Leroy "Bill" Phillips
1914–1968
Herman Johnson Phillips
1916–
Ruth Phillips
1918–1918
Rebecca Phillips
1918–1918
Merle Frederick Phillips
1919–1978
Kenneth P Phillips
1921–1921
Doris Strout Phillips
1923–2001
John P Philips
1926–
Meda Philips
1928–
Francis L Philips
1929–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 June 1914
Belfast, Waldo, Maine, United States
children

(10)

    Male1914–1968Male

    Herman Johnson Phillips

    Male1916–Male

    Ruth Phillips

    Female1918–1918Female

    Rebecca Phillips

    Female1918–1918Female

    Merle Frederick Phillips

    Male1919–1978Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Peter Phillips

    Male1829–1906Male

    Louisa Eliza G Way

    Female1869–1945Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 8

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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 .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Phillips, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Philips, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Phillips, "United States Census, 1920"

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