Jeremiah Phillips

1695–1779 (Age 84)
Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Jeremiah

When Jeremiah Phillips was born in 1695, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, James Stephen Phillips, was 33 and his mother, Mary Mowry, was 23. He married Martha Bishop in 1730, in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 23 January 1779, in Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Phillips
1695–1779
Martha Bishop
1708–1752
Marriage: 1730
Andrew Philips
1731–1806
Amy Phillips
1747–
Jeremiah Phillips
1748–1822
Lydia Philips
1734–1820
Mercy Phillips
1741–1836
Joshua Philips
1744–1829
Adam Phillips
1746–
Ephraim Phillips
1751–
Amey Philips
1752–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1730
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

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World Events (2)

1776

Age 81

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 81

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.

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)

  • Jeremiah Phillips, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"
  • Jeremiah Phillips, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"
  • Jeremiah Phillips in entry for Andrew Phillips, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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