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Elwood Lucien Philbrook
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1858
Illinois, USA
Death: May 13, 1925
Moline
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

Residence at time of death: 1506 28th St, Rock Island. Occupation: Music teacher.
Born March 7, 1859, to Stephen and Margaret (McGovney) Philbrook of New Hampshire and a grandson of Abel Philbrook of New Hampshire. He was born in Mokena, Will County, Illinois. Eventually went to Piper City, Illinois, where he began his musical career at the age of 10, playing the organ in the Presbyterian Church. At 12 he also sang soprano and later attended the University of Chicago and the Conservatory of Music at Onarga, Illinois. He was a music instructor at Galesburg and Princeton, Illinois; New Sharon, Iowa; and Kansas City, Missouri and in 1893 located at Rock Island, IL where he became music superintendent of the city public schools until 1922. He also held private classes. He was a Republican and was of the Christian Science faith. He married Emma J. Koon, who was born in Kankakee County, IL on April 11, 1858 and a daughter of Orange Wesley and Elizabeth (Coleman) Koon. 
 
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 Parents:
  Stephen Mead Philbrook (1830 - 1916)
  Margaret A Philbrook (1834 - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Emma Jane Koon Philbrook (1859 - 1938)
 
 Sibling:
  Oren W Philbrook (1856 - 1923)*
  Elwood Lucien Philbrook (1858 - 1925)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chippiannock Cemetery
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Beth Sparrow
Record added: Oct 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99029684
Elwood Lucien Philbrook
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Elwood Lucien Philbrook
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