JEFFERSON COUNTY NEW YORK

PIONEER PHILLIPS FAMILY


 
1.  SILAS  PHILLIPS (son of EBENEZER & RACHEL (GALE) PHILLIPS III) was born 27 Oct 1775 at Sutton/Millbury Worcester 
Co.  MA.  A farmer, he settled in Rutland, Jefferson Co, N.Y. in the spring of 1805.  He was among the early 
settlers of Jefferson Co.  He was collector of taxes in Rutland for eighteen years, and the people of the town 
expressed their confidence by  electing him to other positions of honor and trust.

"For many years--he was a worthy member of the M. E. Church and, at the time of his death showed strong 
evidence that he was prepared for a bright and happy entrance into the spirit world."   He died 29 Aug 1850 at 
age 75.

He married probably at Ward (marriage intentions posted 1799  January 12  Sutton, MA)

LUCRETIA SCOTT of Ward (now Auburn) area of MA.  She died May 1 1852 aged 76.

Children, PHILLIPS:

     2     i   CLARENDON PHILLIPS married BARBARA WILCOX

     3    ii   CLARISSA PHILLIPS

     4   iii   ELIZABETH PHILLIPS

     5    iv   SILAS GALE PHILLIPS married ABIGAIL WOODWARD

     6     v   CATHERINE PHILLIPS

     7    vi   LUCRETIA PHILLIPS

     8   vii   JOSIAH PHILLIPS married LORENE CROOK
    
     9  viii   JERUSHA PHILLIPS married DAVID PORTER

    10    ix   MARY J. PHILLIPS

    11     x   DAVID PHILLIPS

    12    xi   EBEN PHILLIPS married APALONIA AMANDA BECKER
 

For further information, contact: Brenda Susol

P.O. Box 412 Raynham Center, MA 02768


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