Fenwick Phill

1870–1943 (Age 72)
Uny Lelant, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Fenwick

When Fenwick Phill was born on 15 July 1870, in Uny Lelant, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Friggins Phill, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Pearce, was 43. He married Adalaide Burt on 1 July 1893, in Osceola, Houghton, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Highland Park, Highland Park, Wayne, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 13 June 1943, in Highland Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Fenwick Phill
Adalaide Burt
Marriage: 1 July 1893
Cyril Burt Phill

Spouse & Children

1 July 1893
Osceola, Houghton, Michigan, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • John Friggins Phill


  • Elizabeth Pearce




  • Richard John Pearce Fill


  • Joseph Fill


  • Honor Jane Phill


  • Grace Phill


  • William Phill


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 2

The Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument is a monument located in Downtown Detroit that was built in honor of those who lost their lives during the Civil War. The lowest sections of the monument have eagles with raised wings that guide the eye upward. The next section up has four male figures representing the Navy, Infantry, Cavalry, and Artillery branches of the United States Army. Above them are four female figures that represent Victory, History, Emancipation, and Union. Capping the monument, an Amazon figure brandishes a sword in her right hand and a shield in her other. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Shortened form of any of various names based on Greek philo- ‘friend’ or ‘loving’, e.g. Philopoemon in Greek itself.

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

Sources (3)

  • Fenwick Phill in household of Cyril B Phill, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fenwick Phill in household of John Phill, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Fenwick Phill, "United States Census, 1910"

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