|Birth: ||May 3, 1884|
|Death: ||Jun. 15, 1948|
Linden (Christian County)
Essie Phelps Dillard was the widow of Louie H. Dillard and they had lived in Carthage for many years. Louie was a cigar and news dealer.
Apparently there were no children of this union although they had been married many years.
In 1937 Louie took his life at the age of 59 years old.
Essie later followed the same path as her husband, and at the Finley River at Linden Lure, Christian County, near Ozark, Missouri, leaving a note that because of poor health, she took her own life by drowning. Missouri Death Certificate
Essie Dillard's family history is;
STEP-FATHER: Charles Harold Phelps
MOTHER: Ina Burlingame Phelps
Birthplace: Cattaraugus County, New York
In Mrs. Phelps obituary is shown that her parents came to the Carthage, Missouri area from Hinsdale, New York.
Her step- father was a state oil inspector, and brother of Col Willam H Phelps of Carthage, Jasper county, Missouri.
Brother: Harry Phelps
Ina A. Burlingame Phelps (1860 - 1914)
Louie H. Dillard (1877 - 1937)
Clarence Lofton Carpenter (1879 - 1944)*
Essie Phelps Dillard (1884 - 1948)
Charles Harold Phelps (1885 - 1967)*
Created by: I Remember When
Record added: Dec 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62411693
"Strange - is it not? - that of the myriads who before us passed the door of darkness through, Not one returns to tell us of the road which to discover we must travel too." - Omar Khayyam|
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Added: Dec. 1, 2010