Joseph Sayers Phillips

6 September 1894–11 March 1985 (Age 90)
Bastrop, Texas, United States

The Life of Joseph Sayers

When Joseph Sayers Phillips was born on 6 September 1894, in Bastrop, Texas, United States, his father, Francis Marion Phillips, was 42 and his mother, Monte Rey Williams, was 35. He had at least 2 daughters with Birdie Latham. He lived in Justice Precinct 6, Williamson, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 1, Gregg, Texas, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 11 March 1985, in Longview, Gregg, Texas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Longview, Gregg, Texas, United States.

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Joseph Sayers Phillips
Birdie Latham
Martha Jo Phillips
Geraldine Susan Phillips

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    Martha Jo Phillips


    Geraldine Susan Phillips


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    Francis Marion Phillips





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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 10

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.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joe Phillips, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joe S Phillips in household of Frank Phillips, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joe Phillips in household of Frank Phillips, "United States Census, 1910"

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