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Phillips, Alfred (Philips)

Born: 1794-12-31 North Carolina

Died: 1857-05-06 Tazewell County, Illinois

Flourished: Tazewell County, Illinois

Alternate name: Philips

Phillips married Susannah N. Cullom in Wayne County, Kentucky in 1824. In October 1830, the couple moved to Tazewell County, Illinois, among the first settlers of what would become Morton Township. From 1835 to 1836, Phillips served as sheriff of Tazewell County. In 1850, he was farming and owned real estate valued at $1,000.

Gravestone, Buckeye Cemetery, Morton, IL; John F. Voight, ed., Proceedings of the Illinois State Bar Association: Thirty-Seventh Annual Meeting Springfield April 8 and 9, 1913 (Chicago: Chicago Legal News, 1913), 229; History of Tazewell County Illinois (Chicago: Chas C. Chapman, 1879), 534, 713; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Tazewell County, IL, 71.