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Phelps, Charles C.

Born: 1814 Massachusetts

Died: 1866-03-05 Springfield, Illinois

Flourished: Springfield, Illinois

By April 1835, Phelps had established himself as a chair maker in Springfield, Illinois. His business eventually expanded to include cabinet-making and other types of furniture and home furnishings. In 1860, Phelps owned $4,000 worth of real property.

Sangamo Journal (Springfield, IL), 25 April 1835, 3:5; 9 July 1836, 3:1; 24 April 1840, 1:2; 9 July 1841, 2:6; 4 September 1845, 2:7; Illinois Journal (Springfield), 12 January 1860, 3:3; 21 January 1865, 4:6; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Sangamon County, IL, 112; Gravestone, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL.