John Twilley Phillips and Elizabeth (Betsy) Templin
John Twilley Phillips was born December 13, 1807 in Somerset County, Maryland. His father was Charles Phillips Sr., his mothers name was Sarah Twilley. John married Betsy Templin on December 25, 1828 in Champaign County, Urbana, Ohio. Betsy's father was James Templin, her mother was Jane Sparks.
In Ohio, John and Betsy had two children:
|Name||Birth Date||Where Born||Spouse|
|James E. Phillips||July 7, 1830||Ohio - Farmer and Black Smith|
|Elizabeth Jane Phillips||September 1, 1832||Ohio||William Lemmon|
John and Betsy moved from Urbana, Ohio in 1833 to West Bureau. The moved into what was known as a squatters log cabin. See: Past and Present of Bureau Co. IL
In West Bureau Co. John and Betsy had four more children:
|Name||Birth Date||Where born||Marriage Date||Spouse||Spouses Death||Death|
|Sarah Phillips||Dec 28, 1836||Bureau Co.||Roscoe Leonard||Jan 14, 1915|
|Ester Phillips||Sept 29, 1834||Bureau Co.||Eli R. Mathis born 1/14/1823||February 16, 1923||September 10, 1905|
|Martha Phillips||July 30, 1840||Bureau Co.||March 16, 1864||Uriah M. Weidman born 1838||March 1, 1921|
|Levi T. Phillips||May 20, 1843||Bureau Co.||March 14, 1864||Louisa Anthony||March 1, 1921|
In 1833 they moved to Livingston County.
RECORD OF THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF JOHN PHILLIPS
They are buried in the Phillips Cemetary.