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Richard William Phillips
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Birth: Feb. 2, 1878
Pike County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 1908
Gibson County
Indiana, USA

Marion Richard William Phillips was the son of WH and Margery Phillips. He was married to Nellie M. Yeager on
24 August 1898.

Obituary from the Princeton Daily Clarion March 30, 1908

Three Victims Of Tuberculosis In Five Weeks

Third son of H.W.Phillips is Called Saturday Afternoon-Funeral at Enon Church

Tuberculosis has claimed three victims in the last five weeks in the family of H. W. Phillips, living south of this city. The three were brothers--Perry Phillips, Alex Phillips, and Richard W. Phillips, who resided at 727 south Race street and whose death occurred at 4:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon.

Perry Phillips died about five weeks ago and three weeks later his brother, Alex Phillips, succombed to the same disease. At the time of the latter's death, Richard Phillips was sufferiung with an attack of the grip, which developed into lung trouble causing his death Saturday.

Richard was thirty yaers of age and was formerly employed by the Greer-Wilkinson company. Of the immediate family he leaves a wife, a son and daughter. His father and mother, three sisters and two brothers also survive.

The funeral was held at Enon church at 2 o'clock this afternoon and the interment was in the Genung cemetery, north of Fort Branch. 
Family links: 
  William Henry Phillips (1848 - 1909)
  Margery P. Chance Phillips (1845 - 1917)
  Nellie M. Yeager Phillips (1877 - 1923)*
  Forrest Henry Phillips (1899 - 1956)*
  Ormel Y. Phillips (1903 - 1999)*
  Alexander Phillips (1866 - 1908)*
  Samuel M. Phillips (1867 - 1953)*
  Sarah Ann Phillips Stewart (1869 - 1934)*
  William Joseph Phillips (1871 - 1899)*
  Mary Phillips (1874 - 1899)*
  Richard William Phillips (1878 - 1908)
  Ida Phillips Alcorn Stewart (1880 - 1915)*
  Lillie J Phillips (1881 - 1960)*
  Perry Phillips (1886 - 1908)*
  Henry Dewayne Phillips (1888 - 1956)*
*Calculated relationship
Walnut Hill Cemetery
Fort Branch
Gibson County
Indiana, USA
Created by: James M Phillips
Record added: Apr 13, 2003
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Richard William Phillips
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Richard William Phillips
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