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 Anna Mary “Annie” <I>Phillips</I> Lanigan


Anna Mary “Annie” Phillips Lanigan

  • Birth 23 Sep 1886 Mineral, Athens County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 21 Oct 1963 Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, USA
  • Plot 18-B
  • Memorial ID 7959558


In the State Of Ohio / Athens County
C.M. Kirkpatrick having made application for the license for Matthew PHILLIPS and Elizabeth McDermott and being duly sworn, says that Matthew Phillips is of age of twenty one years and has no living wife, and Elizabeth McDermott is of the age of eighteen years, a resident of said county and has no husband living,and the said parties are not nearer kin than second cousins.
Sworn to and subscribed before me, this 2nd day of March A.D.1878
P.L. Mindlun
probate judge.
*This was my great grandparents and parents of my grandmother Anna M. Phillips Lanigan who married James Aloysious Lanigan of Ottumwa, Iowa.

Just found today that the ancestors of my great grandfather James Matthew Phillips were of Royalty from Wales ~~~~~~~~~~This is going to be exciting to me. My grandmother Anna M. Phillips Lanigan who died in Davenport, Iowa would love this info. Also my g.g. grandfather was a Union soldier from Athens, Ohio~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Madog Ap Ieuan Phillips
Birth 1295 in Cilsant Castle, Carmarthenshire, Wales Death in Carmarthenshire, Wales

Stone says she was born 1883. Death certificate says 1886. Death certificate also says she is buried at Calvary Cemetery in Davenport, Iowa which of course is incorrect.

Ottumwa Courier June 6, 1912 TRI WEEKLY

St. Patricks church is third picture where married.


This morning at St. Patrick's church Miss Anna Phillips, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Phillips, became the bride of James Lanigan. The ceremony was performed by Rev. James Bulger.The couple were attended by Miss Julia Lanigan sister and Timothy Lanigan brother of the groom.

The bride was prettily attired in white and carried red roses. Mrs. Lanigan is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Phillips of South Ottumwa and has scores of friends.

Mr. Lanigan is an employee of the Milwaukee freight house. Mr. and Mrs. Lanigan left to Des Moines and several other points on a wedding trip. They will be home after Jun 10.

Grandmas father was a coal miner in Monroe CO IA. She often told us stories of riding the buggy to Albia & Smokey Hollow to play the piano for dances.

Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
Groom's Name: James Aloysious Lanigan
Groom's Birth Date: 1870
Groom's Birthplace: Ottumwa, Ia.
Groom's Age: 42
Bride's Name: Anna Mary Phillips
Bride's Birth Date: 1889 (????)
Bride's Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio
Bride's Age: 23
Marriage Date: 05 Jun 1912
Marriage Place: Ottumwa, Wapello, Ia.
Groom's Father's Name: John Lanigan
Groom's Mother's Name: Mary Burns
Bride's Father's Name: James Matthew Phillips
Bride's Mother's Name: Mary Elizabeth Mc Divitt (McDermott) as I have it. *CORRECTION: (Mother was Mary Elizabeth McDermott Phillips)
Groom's Race: White
Groom's Marital Status:
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Race: White
Bride's Marital Status:
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02240-1
System Origin: Iowa-EASy
Source Film Number: 1765282
Reference Number: p 39 Death Records book 21, page 500

Born Sep. 23, 1886 Mineral City, Ohio to Elizabeth McDermott & Matthew Phillips.

Cause of death:
Arteriosclerotic heart disease
Uremic poisoning

Click on images for best view.Anna Mary Phillips Lanigan


Posted By: Mary
Date: 7/31/2009 at 11:07:50

Mrs. Anna Lanigan
Ottumwa Courier Oct. 24, 1963

Mrs. Anna Lanigan 77 of Davenport and a former Ottumwan died at Mercy Hospital at Davenport Monday at 10:21 p.m.

She was the daughter of James Matthew (Matt)and Elizabeth Mc Dermott Phillips and was born in Mineral City, Ohio on September 23, 1886. She had spent most of her life in Ottumwa until moving to Davenport 13 years ago. She was a member of St. Mary's parish at Ottumwa and St. Anthony's parish of Davenport. Her marriage to James Aloysious Lanigan took place in 1912 at Ottumwa. He died in 1952.

Survivors include two sons, James Matthew Lanigan of Davenport and Timothy Edward Lanigan of Ottumwa; eight grandchildren, one sister Mrs. Clara Phillips Harlan of Ottumwa and several nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death was one son whom died at birth and one daughter Mary Elizabeth who died as a infant.

The service will be Thursday at Vaughn Funeral Home and at 9:00 at St. Mary's with Father Cullinan officiating the Requiem High Mass. Buril will be at Calvary Cemetery at Ottumwa.

Pallbearers will be Harry Clark SR, Harry Clark JR, Mike Clark, Jerry Clark, Jim Hartley and Nick Fiscella. The rosary will be recited at the funeral home this evening at 8 o'clock.

P.S. Marriage records give my grandma's birth date as Sept. 23 and tombstone picture shows her being born in 1888. Death certificate says she was born Sep 23, 1886.

Daughter of James Matthew Phillips and Mary Elizabeth McDermott. Wife of James Aloysious Lanigan; mother of Mary Elizabeth, James Matthew, and Timothy Henry Lanigan; Grandmother of James Mitchell, Mary Ellen, Anna Marie, Helen Elizabeth, Larry Dean, Sandra Marie, Janet Kay, Gary Lynn; Great Grandmother of Mark Allen Lanigan, Kimber Ann Maguire,Sharon Marie Henkle, and Little John Matthew Martzahn.Great-Great Grandmother to Michael Robert Maguire, Amber Lee Maguire, and Katey Henkle.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7959558
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Anna Mary “Annie” Phillips Lanigan (23 Sep 1886–21 Oct 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7959558, citing Calvary Cemetery, Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by IRISH EYES ARE SMILING (contributor 46591610) .