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Phillis surname distribution
According to Forebears, the Phillis name is the 138,912th most popular name in the world, and Phillis families can be found in numerous countries around the world with the most located in the United States and Australia.
A search of U.S. census records (Phillis: exact, sounds like, similar, first name Phillis removed), returned the following Phillis households over the years 1790-1850.
- 1790: 9 households in 5 states.
Pennyslvnia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Connecticut, South Carolina.
- 1800: 7 households in 3 states:
Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New York
- 1810: 13 Phillis households in 8 states
Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island
- 1820: 48 Phillis households in 14 states
Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, Tennessee, Virginia, Kentucky, Georgia, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, North Carolina
- 1830: 48 Phillis households in 14 states
Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, Maine, Indiana, Maryland, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, Tennessee, Virginia
- 1840: 57 Phillis households in 20 states.
Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Indiana, Iowa Territory, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Tennessee, Vermont, Alabama, Connecticut, Florida Territory, Illinois,, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, Rhode Island, South Carolina
- 1850: With the switch in 1850 from enumerating as households to individuals, 279 individuals in
19 states were identified.
Pennsylvania (95), Ohio (65), New York (29), Alabama (13), Rhode Island (10), North Carolina (9), Massachusetts (8), Virginia (8), Georgia (7), Maine (7), Mississippi (7), New Jersey (6), Georgia (6), Illinois (5), Michigan (3), Florida (3), Connecticut (2), Maryland (1), Indiana, (1) Iowa (1)
Phillis household in the U S Census lists
Beaver County, Pennsylvania
Richard J. Fraise, History of Beaver County, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia and Chicago : A. Warner and Co, Publishers, 1888), Phillis entries.
John W. Jordan LL D., Genealogical and Personal History of Beaver County, Pennsylvania, vol. 1 (New York : Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1914), Phillis entries.
John W. Jordan LL D., Genealogical and Personal History of Beaver County, Pennsylvania, vol. 2 (New York : Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1914), Phillis entries.
Joseph H. Bausman, History of Beaver County, Pennsylvania : and Its Centennial Celebration, vol. 1 (New York : Knickerbocker Press, 1904), Phillis entries.
Joseph H. Bausman, History of Beaver County, Pennsylvania : and Its Centennial Celebration, vol. 2 (New York : Knickerbocker Press, 1904), Phillis entries.
Washington County, Pennsylvania
Commemorative biographical record of Washington County, Pennsylvania (Chicago : J. H. Beers, 1893), Jacob B. Phillis.
Boyd Crumine, History of Washington County, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia : Everts and Co., 1882).
Guernsey County, Ohio
Col. Cyrus P. B. Sarchet, History of Guernsey County, Ohio, vol. 1 (Indianapolis, Indiana, B. F. Bowen and Co., 1911), p. 43, Charles Phillis.
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