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Phillips, Stephen Dash and wife Harriett; kids Luretta, Blanche, Walter Mich.
Posted by: marilyn leveque (ID *****0121) Date: August 07, 2012 at 10:00:47
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Searching for this family. Stephen Dash/Dosh/Doss Phillips of Nottowa and Kalamazoo, MI for a cousin. Data so far...

Parents Stephen S. Phillips and Sarah Callahan/Billingham
1869 PA
name:       Stephen D Phillips
residence:       , Lycoming, Pennsylvania
ward:       Penn Township
age:       7 years
estimated birth year:1853
birthplace:       Pennsylvania
gender:       Male
page:       51
family number:       367
film number:       805137
dgs number:       4292155
image number:       00180
nara number:       M653

1870 Nottowa, MI
name:       Stephen D Phillips
estimated birth year:       1852
gender:       Male
age in 1870:       18y
color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, indian):       White
birthplace:       Pennsylvania
home in 1870:       Michigan, United States
        Household       Gender       Age       Birthplace
Stephen Phillips       M       49y        Pennsylvania
Sarah Phillips       F       47y        Pennsylvania
Daniel M Phillips       M       19y        Pennsylvania
Stephen D Phillips       M       18y        Pennsylvania
David S Phillips       M       17y        Pennsylvania
Mary A Phillips       F       14y        Pennsylvania
Dennis S Phillips       M       12y        Pennsylvania
John S Phillips       M       10y        Pennsylvania
Elmer E Phillips       M       8y        Pennsylvania
Hilinda Phillips       F       5y        Pennsylvania
Wm? Phillips       M       2y        Michigan
Source Citation
"United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 07 Aug 2012), Stephen D Phillips in household of Stephen Phillips, Michigan, United States; citing p. 22, family 169, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 552199.

1880 Blanche listed with parents "Joshua" really Stephen Dash Phillips and Hattie and her sister in Nottowa:

name:Blanch Philips
residence:Nottowa, St. Joseph, Michigan
birthdate:       1875
birthplace:Michigan, United States
relationship to head:Daughter
spouse's name:       
spouse's birthplace:       
father's name:Joshua Philips
father's birthplace:Pennsylvania, United States
mother's name:Hatty Philips
mother's birthplace:       Michigan, United States
race or color (expanded):White
ethnicity (standardized):       American
gender:       Female
martial status:       Single
age (expanded):5 years
occupation:       At Home
nara film number:T9-0603
page:       429
page character:       B
entry number:       1205
film number:       1254603
 Household       Gender       Age       Birthplace
self       Joshua Philips       M       27        (hmmm is this Dash) Pennsylvania, United States
wife:Hatty Philips       F       30        Michigan, United States
dau:Luretta Philips       F       6        Michigan, United States
dau       : Blanch Philips       F       5        Michigan, United States
Source Citation

Birth of brother Walter:
"Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995," Harriet Phillips in entry for Walter Phillips, 1880
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name:       Walter Phillips
gender:       Male
baptism/christening date:       
baptism/christening place:       
birth date:       24 May 1880
birthplace:       Nottowa, St Joseph, Michigan
death date:       
name note:       
father's name:       Stephen D Phillips
father's birthplace:       
father's age:       
mother's name:       Harriet Phillips
mother's birthplace:       
mother's age:       
indexing project (batch) number:       C02438-7
system origin:       Michigan-ODM
source film number:       2320573
reference number:       
Source Citation
"Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 07 Aug 2012), Harriet Phillips in entry for Walter Phillips, 24 May 1880; citing reference , FHL microfilm 2320573.

1900 Census with family:

birth:       May 1853       Pennsylvania
residence:       1900       ED 121 Nottawa township Centerville village,​ St. Joseph,​ Michigan,​ United States
Dash S Phillips. Born May 1853
United States Census, 1900
Dash S. Phillips
spouse:       Harriet Phillips
child:       Walter Phillips, witness to one marriage of sister Blanche?

Dash S Phillips
titles & terms:       
event:       Census
event date:       1900
event place:       ED 121 Nottawa township Centerville village, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States
birth date:       May 1853
birthplace:       Pennsylvania
relationship to head of household:       Head
father's birthplace:       Pennsylvania
mother's birthplace:       Pennsylvania
race or color (standardized):       White
gender:       Male
marital status:       Married
years married:       28
estimated marriage year:       1872
mother how many children:       
number living children:       
immigration year:       
page:       2
sheet letter:       B
family number:       41
reference number:       54
film number:       1240742
digital folder number:       004119792
image number:       00686
        Household       Gender       Age       Birthplace
head: Dash S Phillips       M       47        Pennsylvania
wife       Harriet Phillips       F       51        Michigan
son       Walter Phillips       M       30        Michigan
granddaughter       Juanita Phillips (Drew is last name, daughter of Blanche Phillips Drew)

name:       Dosh S Phillips
event date:       1930
event place:Nottawa, St. Joseph, Michigan
gender:       Male
age:       77
marital status:Widowed
estimated birth year:1853
immigration year:       
relationship to head of household:       Head
father's birthplace:       Pennsylvania
mother's birthplace:       Pennsylvania
enumeration district number:0017
family number:8
sheet number and letter:8A
line number:       16
nara publication:T626, roll 1026
film number:       2340761
digital folder number:       4609266
image number:       00076
 Household       Gender       Age       Birthplace
head Dosh S Phillips       M       77        Pennsylvania
son       Walter D Phillips       M       49        Michigan
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Daughter Blanche Phillips married first Charles V. Drew and had Juanita Drew, divorced by 1900. She is working in 1900 Census in Nottowa. Then marries Frank Omsted/Olmstead and has Abigail.

Daughter Luretta/Loetta Phillips marries Harry Dunbar and had no children, but helps raise Juanita, her niece.

Son Walter never married and lives with
Hattie and Walter until their deaths. Stephen Dash Phillips is a widower in 1920 and 1930. Here is his death record:

Death of Stephen Dash Philips
Michigan, Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995
birth:       1854       Pennsylvania
death:       18 Feb 1932       Kalamazoo,​ Kakamazoo,​ Michigan
parents:       Stephen S Philips,​ Sarah Billingham

Have much more seeking Olmstead relations for a cousin. Juanita Drew married Chris Nastos of Kalamazoo also known as Histros Anastopoulos.

Luretta and Harry and Chris buried at Riverside Cemetery:
DUNBAR, Harry, J Plot: Riverside CityL 040,08 Funeral Home: Cad Y 02/20/1952
DUNBAR, Luetta, Plot: Riverside CityL 040,09 Funeral Home: Cad Y 09/08/1962
NASTOPOULOS, Hristo, Andrew Plot: Riverside CityL 040,10 Funeral Home: Langeland 10/21/1942

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