Eudora Etta “Dora” Phillips

25 August 1876–7 March 1953 (Age 76)
Bear Creek, Chatham, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Eudora Etta “Dora”

When Eudora Etta “Dora” Phillips was born on 25 August 1876, in Bear Creek, Chatham, North Carolina, United States, her father, Isaac Phillips, was 19 and her mother, Mary Ellen Sheridan, was 19. She had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Doctor Arnold Phillips. She lived in Chatham, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and Bear Creek Township, Chatham, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 7 March 1953, in Mount Vernon Springs, Chatham, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 76.

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Doctor Arnold Phillips
Eudora Etta “Dora” Phillips
Vallie Myrtle Phillips
Vernon Ray Phillips
Clarence Pearl Phillips
Mary Flossie Phillips
Arthur Dewitt Phillips
Edna Mae Phillips

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Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Phillips


    Mary Ellen Sheridan




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World Events (8)

1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 1

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 21

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

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)

  • Dora E Phillips in household of Doctor A Phillips, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dora Phillip in household of Arnold Phillip, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dora E Phillips in household of Doctor A Phillips, "United States Census, 1920"

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