Daphne Phillips1,2

#10672, (circa 1830 - before 1880)
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of William David Lewis
Father*Elisha Phillips1 (1786 - 1845)
Mother*Electa Annable1 (1792 - 1852)


John H Oaks b. c 1835, d. b 1880
Children 1.Electa Oaks9 (c 1858 - )
 2.Ransom Oaks9 (c 1868 - )
 3.Essie Oaks+10 (c 1871 - )
Her married name was Oaks.3 
Birth*circa 1830She was born circa 1830 at Posey Co., IndianaG; (census ages 19 in 1850, 29 in 1860, 35 in 1870.)4 
1840She appeared on the census of 1840 in the household of Elisha Phillips and Electa Annable at Black Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG; (neis. son Ransom; Rebecca Duckworth.)5 
9 August 1850She appeared on the census of 9 August 1850 in the household of Electa Annable at Black Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG, age 19, b. IN.6 
Marriage*8 February 1857She married John H Oaks on 8 February 1857 at Posey Co., IndianaG.3 
18 June 1860She and John H Oaks appeared on the census of 18 June 1860 at Black Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG.4 
6 September 1870She and John H Oaks appeared on the census of 6 September 1870 at Black Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG.7 
Death*before 1880She died before 1880.8 


  1. [S265] E.R. Ellis, editor, Biographical Sketches of Richard Ellis (Detroit, Michigan: W. Graham Printing Co., 1888), 447–48, letter from Samuel Annable, son of Barnabas, to Deacon Dimick Ellis of Ashfield, MA, dated Yankee Settlement, Posey County, Ind., Dec. 15, 1839: "Sister Electa, Elisha Phillips' wife, is still living; her eldest son and daughter are married and have children. She has four other children living, two sons and two daughters."
  2. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. [S30] Indiana Marriages 1780-1992 [index], online FamilySearch.org, John H Oaks and Daphne Phillips, marr. Posey Co. 8 Feb 1857. FHL microfilm 549,431.
  4. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. John H (27), b. TN, farmer; Dafna (29), b. IN.
  5. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha (50-59), F (50-59) [Electa]; m (10-14) [Moses]; f (15-19) [__d2], f (10-14) [Daphne].
  6. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Electa Philips (67), b. MA.
  7. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. John (35), b. IL, school teacher; Daphna (35), b. IN, keeping house.
  8. [S520] VWH, In the 1880 census, Essie/Esther was living with her uncle Ransom and Electa was living with her uncle Moses; their brother Ransom Oaks has not yet been found after 1870.
  9. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  10. [S30] Indiana Marriages 1780-1992, online FamilySearch.org, Essie Oaks, age 18, dau. of John A Oaks and Daffie Phillips; and Robert Johnson, age 25, son of Nathan Johnson and Eliza Alton; marr. Farmersville, Posey Co., 30 Mar 1890.