Bio: Phillips, Thomas Henry (1851 - 1925)

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Surnames: Phillips, O'Hearn, Jessie, Jessil, Jacobson, Jesser, Jones

----Sources: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin, Census Reports

Thomas H. PHILLIPS, book-keeper for D. J. Spaulding, Black River Falls. Born in Columbia Co., Wis., Nov. 24, 1851. Worked with his father on the farm in Summer, and went to school in Winters, until the year 1869-70, when he went to Madison University, after that taught school in La Crosse County, until 1873, when he came to Black River Falls, and went to work for Mr. Spaulding in the lumber yard, assorting and salesman, and in 1874, went into the office as assistant book-keeper with W. R. O'Hearn. In 1875. went to Madison, and attended the commercial college. In the Winter of 1875, taught school in Rock County, and in the Summer of 1876, went to Toledo, Ohio, and started a commercial school, which he conducted one year, returned to Black River, and accepted the position as head book-keeper with D. J. Spaulding. Mr. P. is a member of the A. F. & A. M., Black River Lodge, No. 74, also Temple of Honor. Was married Sept. 10, 1879, to Miss Eugenia Jessil; she was born in Jackson Co., Wis., Oct. 28, 1857.

*Thomas Henry Phillips died 20 Oct 1925 in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington at 74 years 11 months 26 days.

1880 Federal Census, Albion, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 289

Thomas H. Phillips, white married American male
occupation : Book Keeper
father's birthplace : England
mother's birthplace : England
page : 289

Household Members
self Thomas H. Phillips M 28 (1851 Wisconsin, United States)
wife Eugenie J. Phillips F 24 Wisconsin, United States
mother-in-law Phoeba Jesser F 43 Canada

1900 Federal Census, ED 161 Precinct 1 Tacoma city Ward 1, Pierce, Washington, United States, pg. 5, family 91

Thomas H Phillips, white, married male
relationship to head of household: Head
father's birthplace: England
mother's birthplace: England
years married: 20 (1880)

Household Members
head Thomas H Phillips M 49 (Nov 1851 Wisconsin)
wife Eugenia J Phillips F 44 (Oct 1856 Wisconsin); 5 children-4 living; father b. NY, mother b. Canada
daughter Zilfa E Phillips F 17 (May 1883 Wisconsin)
son Thomas R Phillips M 8 (Jan 1892 Wisconsin)
son Benjamin W Phillips M 6 (Jan 1894 Minnesota)
son Theodore F Phillips M 3 (Jan 1897 Utah)
mother-in-law Phoebe Jessie F 64 (Jul 1836 Canada Eng), 1 child, 1 living; both parents b. Canada
servant Marion Jacobson F 21 (Sep 1879 Michigan), single, both parents b. Germany

1910 Federal Census, Tacoma Ward 1, Pierce, Washington, pg. 7, family 172

Thomas H Phillips, white, married, male
father's birthplace: England
mother's birthplace: England

Household Members
self Thomas H Phillips M 58y Wisconsin
wife Eugenia J Phillips F 53y Wisconsin, father b. NY, mother b. Canada
dau Zilpha E Phillips F 26y Wisconsin
son Raphael T Phillips M 18y Wisconsin
son Benjimin W Phillips M 16y Minnesota
son Theodore F Phillips M 13y Utah
Pheobe A Jessie F 73y Canada

1920 Federal Census, Pierce Co., Washington

Thos H Phillips, white, married male
father's birthplace: England
mother's birthplace: England

Household Members
self Thos H Phillips M 68y Wisconsin
wife Eugenia Phillips F 63y Wisconsin
dau Zilfa Phillips F 36y Wisconsin

1930 Federal Census, Minneapolis (Districts 318-328), Hennepin, Minnesota, ED 324, family 120, line 23

Eugenia J Phillips, white, widowed female
father's birthplace: New York
mother's birthplace: Canada English

Household Members
head Benjamin W Phillips M 36 Minnesota
wife Dorothy Q Phillips F 36 Minnesota, father b. Canada-Eng., mother b. Minnesota
daughter Eugenia D Phillips F 9 Minnesota
son Benjamin W Phillips M 5 Minnesota
mother Eugenia J Phillips F 73 Wisconsin

1940 Federal Census, Assembly District 25, San Francisco, San Francisco City, San Francisco, California, United States, ED 38-386 family 388

Eugenia Phillips, white, widowed, female
residence in 1935: Same House

Household Members
head Zilfa Estourt F 56 Wisconsin
mother Eugenia Phillips F 83 Wisconsin
lodger Byron Marconnier M 45 New York

Wisconsin Birth Records

Thomas Raphael Phillips
gender: Male
baptism/christening date:
baptism/christening place:
birth date: 27 Jan 1892
birthplace: Black River Falls, Jackson, Wisconsin
race: White
father's name: Thomas H. Phillips
father's birthplace: Wisconsin, U. S. A.
mother's name: Eugenia Jessie
mother's birthplace: Wisconsin, U. S. A.

Washington Deaths

Thomas Henry Phillips
death date: 20 Oct 1925
death place: Tacoma, Pierce, Washington
gender: Male
age at death: 74 years 11 months 26 days (1851)
marital status: Married
spouse's name: Eugenia Phillips
father's name: John Phillips
mother's name: Jane Jones



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