Richard Lewis Phillips
Richard Lewis Phillips was born on August 20, 1874 in Cornell, Illinois. His father was Levi T. Phillips, his mother was Louisa Anthony.
Elizabeth Ann Hamm was born on July 8, 1881 in Coal Hollow, IL. Her father was Plasius (John) Hamm, her mother was Louisa Almon.
Richard and Elizabeth married on March 8, 1897 in Morris, IL marriage license
They had the following Children:
|Name||Birth Date||Where born||Date of Marriage||Death Date||Spouse||Spouse's Death Date|
|Edith Phillips||September 20, 1898||Bureau Co., Hollowayville, Illinois||December 25, 1919||April 7, 1964||Frank Preston||May 5, 1961|
|Louisa Phillips||August 29, 1900||Bureau Co., Illinois||about 1981||Frank Hand|
|Raymond Phillips||March 7, 1903||Bureau Co., Sheffield, Illinois||About 1979|
|Howard Phillips||March 9, 1905||Bureau Co., Sheffield, Illinois||December 8, 1979||Leona Ulick born 1906||1933|
|Ruth Phillips||April 21, 1910||Bureau Co., Sheffield, Illinois||February 13, 1996||James Neis born 9/12/1909||December 1982|
|Helen Francis Phillips||March 26, 1913||Bureau Co., Sheffield, Illinois||1993||Alfonse Saelens|
|Rose Phillips||September 19, 1907||Bureau Co., Sheffield, Illinois||Frank Roberts|
|Frankie Phillips||October 16, 1925||Bureau Co., Sheffield, Illinois||about 1970|
It was said that Lewis only came home only to have another baby, and then went on his way. We're not sure what or who he went on his way with. Lewis and Elizabeth lived in a log cabin in Sheffield. Elizabeth washed cloths for people for income.
Elizabeth Phillips and Lewis Phillips were divorced in September 1928 because of desertion. Lewis then married Saddie. This was all considered interesting to Elaine Hast, Edith and Franks daughter since Edith never mentioned this to her children. Edit even testified at the divorce hearing. Divorce announcement, Divorce Papers
Elizabeth died August 13, 1930 in Sheffield, IL Obituary, funeral
Lewis died December 28, 1933 in Sheffield, IL Obituary, death certificate
All the Phillips:
|Raymond Phillips||Howard Phillips|
|Rose Phillips||Edith Phillips||Louisa Phillips||Ruth Phillips|