Phillips, Bildad

  • Born in Ashfield, Massachusetts.
  • Wife, Jane Ann (Allen). Born in Sophronius, Onondaga Co., N. Y.
  • Children: Ruth, Mrs. Henry West, died in 1906; Mary, Mrs. Nicholas B. Smith; Pitts; James; Edmund, died in 1911; Theodore S.; Lydia Ann, Mrs. John Meyerhoff, died in 1911; Sylvester; Laura & Jane, Mrs.Jerome Vliet.
  • Phillips who settled on Section 23 of Independence Township in 1831, was one of the areas earliest pioneers.