Phelps

1846–Male
Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States

The Life of Phelps

When Phelps was born in 1846, in Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States, his father, David Phelps, was 31 and his mother, Fanny Colburn, was 26.

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Family Time Line

David Phelps
1815–1866
Fanny Colburn
1820–1905
Child Phelps
1839–1840
Elmina Phelps
1844–
Elmina Phelps
1846–
Phelps
1846–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1846

Age 0

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 14

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English (southwestern): patronymic from Philip .

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

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