Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian genealogy of Alaska

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  • ID: I25497
  • Name: David William PHILLIPS
  • Given Name: David William
  • Surname: Phillips
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 1C28E93AAF394E7B81DCF9DD7226D1EA9EC7
  • Change Date: 19 OCT 2013
  • Note:
    The following was obtained from the 1910 US census. The family was living in Petersburg, AK.
    They were Tlingit.

    name: Henry C Phillips birthplace: Alaska relationship to head of household: Self residence: Wrangell, Division 1, Alaska marital status: Married race : Indian gender: Male immigration year: father's birthplace: Alaska mother's birthplace: Alaska family number: 1 page number: 1 Household Gender Age Birthplace
    self Henry C Phillips M 46y Alaska He was Chilkat. He was a carpenter He was noted as full Alaska native. His wife and childen were noted as being of mixed ancestry.

    wife Sally Phillips F 27y Alaska She and her children were Kake. She and Philliops had been married for four years. The had had six children, three of whom were still living. This source indicated that she was born in in Apr 1881.

    dau Amy Phillips F 9y Alaska

    son David W Phillips M 6y Alaska

    son Samuel L Phillips M 3y Alaska
    This individual was identified by the death certificate of Mary Paul Phillips, Alaska Vital Statistics, 1937.

    This person lived in Petersburg, AK.

    This person's date of birth was obtained from the 1937 BIA village census at Petersburg, AK.

    This person was 4/4 Alaska native.

    A marriage license application dated 3 Mar 1941 made out to David W. Phillips, age 37, and Frances A. Betts, age 21 was reviewed at the Memorial Presbyterian Church in Juneau, AK.

    Phillips had been married 14 May 1929 to May Paul who died 9 Jul 1937.

    This person was identified by the death certificate of Mrs. Sally Jackson Booth, Alaska Vital Statistics, 1943.

    He was then living in Petersburg, AK.

    This person was a resident of Petersburg, AK in 1931 according to the death certificate of Luther Samuel Phillips, Alaska Vital Statistics, 1931.

    This individual was identified by the Juneau Empire, 4 Jul 2006.

    David William Phillips and Frances Phillips were granted a divorce 12 Jun 1969 according to the Juneau Empire, 18 Jun 1969. Frances was awarded care, control and custody of Jessy Edward Phillips.

    His obituary appeared in the Petersburg Press, 29 Oct 1969.

    He was a fisherman for forty years.

    This source indicated that he was born in 1903.

    He died at the Petersburg General Hospital following a long illness.

    He was survivied by 12 children.

    An additional living sibling was identified as Sarah Martinez of San Diego, CA.

    The following was obtained from the Social Security Death Index.

    David PHILLIPS Birth Date: 22 Jul 1903 Death Date: Oct 1969 Social Security Number: 574-01-3209 State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Alaska Death Residence Localities ZIP Code: 99833 Localities: Petersburg, Wrangell-Petersburg, Alaska

    This person was further identified by the Yakutat Cemtery Project which was completed with the assistance of knowledgable local elders, 2010. This source gave his parents as Luther Phillips and Sally Booth; however, Henry Phillips and Sally Jackson, who later married a Booth were known to be the parents of Luther and David. Based on this lead he was joined with his parents.

    Hi Ken,

    Wanted to give you some updated info for your Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian rootsweb database.

    Lorraine ?Tiny? Phillips (ID25498)?s ashes are being placed in the Petersburg Memorial Cemetery today, 25 Jul 2013.

    I also notice her father, David William Phillips (IDI25497), burial location is not listed. It was also in the Petersburg Memorial Cemetery on 28 Oct 1969 (his Date of death was 27 Oct 1969).

    Thank you,



    Valerie Allen

    Petersburg Borough

    Public Works Secretary II

    907-772-4430

    vallen@petersburgak.gov ***Please note new email address!***
  • Birth: 22 JUL 1902
  • Death: 27 OCT 1969 in Petersburg, Alaska, USA
  • Burial: 28 OCT 1969 Petersburg, Alaska, USA



    Father: Henry C. PHILLIPS b: 1869 in Haines, Terr. of Alaska, USA
    Mother: Sally JACKSON b: 15 APR 1885 in Juneau, Terr. of Alaska, USA

    Marriage 1 Frances BETTS b: 9 JAN 1919 in Killisnoo, Terr. of Alaska, USA
    • Married: 1941 in Juneau, Terr. of Alaska, USA
    • Divorced:
    Children
    1. Has No Children Living PHILLIPS
    2. Has Children Leslie Charles PHILLIPS b: 13 MAY 1945 in Petersburg, Terr. of Alaska, USA
    3. Has Children Living PHILLIPS
    4. Has No Children Living PHILLIPS
    5. Has No Children Living PHILLIPS
    6. Has No Children Living PHILLIPS

    Marriage 2 Mary PAUL b: 29 NOV 1910 in Petersburg, Terr. of Alaska, USA
    • Married: 14 MAY 1929
    Children
    1. Has Children Lorraine "Tiny" PHILLIPS b: 17 JUL 1929 in Petersburg, Terr. of Alaska, USA
    2. Has No Children Living PHILLIPS
    3. Has No Children David W. PHILLIPS b: 10 FEB 1932
    4. Has No Children Daniel PHILLIPS b: 26 NOV 1933
    5. Has No Children Living PHILLIPS
    6. Has Children Living PHILLIPS
    7. Has No Children Living PHILLIPS
    8. Has No Children Living PHILLIPS

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