Fannie Phillips

1896–1973 (Age 77)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Fannie

When Fannie Phillips was born on 30 January 1896, in Missouri, United States, her father, Jesse A. Phillips, was 27 and her mother, Nancy Thomas, was 28. She married James Robert Blakey about 1915, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Campbell Township, Douglas, Missouri, United States for about 40 years. She died on 15 August 1973, in Norwalk, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Goodhope, Douglas, Missouri, United States.

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Fannie Phillips
James Robert Blakey
Marriage: about 1915
Dorothy D Blakey
Pheobe Nadine Blakey
Winnie Marie Blakey
Ray Leon Blakey
Mary Ann Blakey

Spouse & Children

about 1915
Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 8

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 10

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 35

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

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 Phillip in household of Jesse Phillip, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fanny Blakey in household of James R Blakey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fanney Blakey in household of Robert Blakey, "United States Census, 1930"

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