Fidelia Phillips1

#10646, (21 February 1843 - )
Father*Elisha Phillips Sr.1 (1803 - 1875)
Mother*Volly Burlison1 (1808 - 1871)


Charles C Williams b. c 1840
Children 1.Vollie M Williams8 (c 1870 - )
 2.Grovener Williams8 (c 1872 - )
 3.Lou Etta Williams8 (c 1875 - )
 4.Henry C Williams8 (c 1877 - )
Her married name was Williams. 
Birth*21 February 1843She was born on 21 February 1843 at Posey Co., IndianaG.2 
6 August 1850She appeared on the census of 6 August 1850 in the household of Elisha Phillips Sr. and Volly Burlison at Black Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG.3 
21 June 1860She appeared on the census of 21 June 1860 in the household of Elisha Phillips Sr. and Volly Burlison at Black Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG.4 
Marriage*5 September 1861She married Charles C Williams on 5 September 1861 at Posey Co., IndianaG.5 
12 February 1874In Elisha Phillips Sr.'s will dated 12 February 1874, Fidelia Phillips was named as an heir, as Fidelia Williams, wife of Charles Williams, she to receive with her children $1100.6
14 June 1880She and Charles C Williams appeared on the census of 14 June 1880 at Beaver Creek Prec., Hamilton Co., IllinoisG.7 


  1. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha (45), farmer, b. NY; Volley (40), b. IN.
  2. [S46] John C. Leffel, History of Posey County (Leffel) (Chicago IL: Standard Publishing Company, 1913), p. 384.
  3. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha Philips (45), b. NY, farmer; Volley (40), b. IN.
  4. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha (57), b. NY, farmer, real estate value $3000, personal estate $500; Volley (52), b. IN.
  5. [S198] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [database], Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research and Works Progress Administration, compilers, online, Phidelia J Phillips and Chas C Williams, marr. Posey Co. 5 Sep 1861. Index to Marriage Record 1850 - 1920 Inclusive Vol., W. P. A. Original record County Clerk's Office, Book C- 4, p. 437.
  6. [S1450] Posey County Will Record Vol. 1 1852-1875 (Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah, microfilmed Jul 1875), pp. 486-488, last will of Elisha Phillips, dated 12 Feb 1875. Names children (apparently in order of birth, except Fidelia precedes John T.): son-in-law Josiah C. West and his heirs by dau. Nineva West (presumably deceased); Andrew H.; grandson William Alldredge, son of dau. Elizabeth Alldredge (presumably deceased); Fidelia Williams (sp. of Charles Williams) and her children; John T. Phillips; and Elisha H. Phillips. Not mentioned are Volley Ann (d. prob. before 1864) and Jonathan (d. 1870). Appoints son John T. as executor; witnesses Perry Allyn and Field A. Pentecost. Proved 19 Apr 1875, Posey Co. Circuit Court, Mount Vernon IN. Online
  7. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Cas. C (40), b. and parents b. IN, farmer; Fidelia J (37), b. and mother b. IN, father b. NY, keeping house.
  8. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census.