Sam Phelps

1841–
Thorncombe, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sam

When Sam Phelps was born in 1841, in Thorncombe, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, Enos Phelps, was 27 and his mother, Mary Ann Stevens, was 27. He lived in Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1861.

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Family Time Line

Enos Phelps
1814–1885
Mary Ann Stevens
1814–
George Phelps
1834–1914
Charles Phelps
1836–1918
Eliza Phelps
1838–1915
Sam Phelps
1841–
Thomas Phelps
1841–
Mary Ann Phelps
1843–
Enos Phelps
1845–1901
Jane Phelps
1849–
Vashti Ellen Phelps
1852–
Emily Phelps
1854–
James Phelps
1859–1860

Parents & Siblings

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World Events (8)

1843

Age 2

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 13

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 39

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English (southwestern): patronymic from Philip .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Sam Phelps in household of Enos Phelps, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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