Facts and Events
||Thomas Root PHELPS
||30 AUG 1827
||Allegheny Co, Pennsylvania
||24 SEP 1853
||, , Muskingum Co., Ohio,to Bridget Frances MANNING
||26 SEP 1853
||Zanesville, Muskingum Co, Ohioto Bridget Frances MANNING
||26 SEP 1853
||St. Thomas Aquinas Ch., Zanesville, , Ohio,to Bridget Frances MANNING
||, , Muskingum Co., Ohio,
||near SE end of Market St, Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio,
||7 6th St, Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio,
||21 JAN 1869
||Lot 10, Sullivan's Addition, Putnam, Muskingum Co., Ohio,Land Purch
||Springfield Twp, Putnam, Muskingum, Ohio,
||08 DEC 1870
||Lot 9 Sullivan Addition, Putnam, Muskingum Co., Ohio,Land Purch
with Bridget Frances MANNING
||29 JAN 1872
||Lot 1,Beckwith Subdivision, Mt. Auburn Addition, Zanesville, Muskingum Co., Ohio,Land Purch
||07 MAR 1873
||Lot 11, Sullivan's Addition, Putnam, Muskingum Co., Ohio,Land Purch
||, , Muskingum Co., Ohio,
||25 AUG 1880
||Lot 9 & 10 Sullivan's Addition, Putnam, Muskingum Co., Ohio,Land Sale
||25 AUG 1880
||lot 1 Beckwith Sub Mt. Auburn, Zanesville, Muskingum Co., Ohio,Land Sale
||17 JAN 1881
||lot 11 Sullivan's Addition Putnam, Zanesville, Muskingum Co., Ohio,Land Sale
||17 APR 1905
||Napoleonville, Assumption Par, Louisiana
||18 APR 1905
||St. Ann Cemetery, Napoleonville, Assumption, Louisiana
||Grocer (1853); Carriage Trimmer (1860,1880), Machinist (1900)
||Episcopalian, but converted to Catholicism when he married Bridget
||22 APR 1905
||, , Assumption Par., Louisiana,Obituary
Zanesville Suburbs 1875 showing the relative location of Phelps property.
- ↑ Everhart, J. F. History of Muskingum County, Ohio: with illustrations and biographical sketches of prominent men and pioneers. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1974), 5 May 1851.
Founding member of the Hope Hose Company (volunteer fire company)
- ↑ Ann Mary McCall, in St. Thomas Aquinas Baptismal Records 1828 - 1895, 25 Jun 1854.
Thomas Phelps and Eliza LeBrun were sponsors at the baptism of the infant daughter of Hiram McCall and Anna Manion.
- Zanesville Daily Courier, June 1853.
An old ad in a copy of the Zanesville Daily Courier, from June 27, 28, and July 1, 1853, for a new grocery store run by Thos R. Phelps. It is located on Main St, 1 door from 3rd Ave.
Business Ad June1853
- Zanesville Daily Courier, Aug 1853.
An advertisement from 1 Aug 1853 Zanesville Daily Courier states the following:
The subscribers take pleasure in informing their friends and the public generally that they have formed a co-partnership in the Grocery business, under the name and style of Phelps & Josselyn, and have taken the old and well known stand occupied by Moses Kees, but more familiarly known as MAJ. KEES, where they will find the Major’s Beer Fountain still in operation.
They intend to keep at all times a choice stock of FAMILY GROCERIES, and intend devoting their undivided attention to their business. Their friends are most respectfully invited to give them a call.
THOS R. PHELPS
IRA L. JOSSELYN
Beneath this ad is another:
THE STORE ROOM formerly occupied by Thos. R. Phelps, but previously by Jonah B. Allen, as a Hat Store, next door to Z Clements’ Tailoring Establishment. Enquire of J. B. Allen of
“PHELPS & JOSSELYN”
Business Ad Aug 1853
- St. Thomas Church [Catholic], in Everhart, J. F. History of Muskingum County, Ohio: with illustrations and biographical sketches of prominent men and pioneers. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1974), (no date given).
The Sunday School was organized by Rev. B. A. Brady, assisted by Miss Mary Wright, Elizabeth Crowley, Julia Sullivan, and Thomas R. Phelps; the latter was made Superintendent, and Miss Crowley, assistant.
- ↑ Catholic Societies, in Everhart, J. F. History of Muskingum County, Ohio: with illustrations and biographical sketches of prominent men and pioneers. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1974), 1959.
Saint Patrick's Benevolent Society - organized March 17, 1859. The first officers were: President, George D. McMahon; Secretary, Thomas R. Phelps; Treasurer, H. J. Dennis.
- ↑ 1860 U. S. Census Muskingum County, Ohio, 1860.
Zanesville, 4th ward, Muskingum, Ohio page 236
1817 Thomas R. Philips 33 yrs Carriage Trimmer PA
Bridget 30 yrs Ireland
William 5 yrs Ohio
Edward 4 yrs Ohio
Maria 2 yrs Ohio
Francis 10/12 yrs Ohio
1818 Eliza Lebrun 49 yrs Vermont
Ann Crowley 60 yrs Ireland
Michael Crowley 69 yrs Stone Mason Ireland
John Crowley 23 yrs Laborer Ohio
Jane Crowley 19 yrs Ohio
- ↑ Williams, C. S. (Calvin S.). Williams' Zanesville directory, city guide & business mirror for 1860-61: to which is annexed a directory of Putnam: also, a list of post offices in the United States and territories, corrected up to date. (Zanesville, Ohio: Adams Fletother, 1860), p. 95, 1860.
Phelps Thomas R. carriage trimmer, n s e end of Market
- ↑ Williams' Zanesville City Directory for 1864-65., p. 60, 1864.
Phelps Thomas R. clk h 7 6th St.
- ↑ Alexander Sullivan to Thomas R Phelps, in Muskingum County, Ohio Deeds, vol 51, page 268, 21 JAN 1869.
Know all men by these presents that we Alexander Sullivan and Helen Sullivan (wife of the said Alexander Sullivan) of the County of Muskingum in the State of Ohio for and in consideration of Eleven hundred & fifty dolls[sic], dollars to us in hand paid by Thomas R Phelps of the County of Muskingum and State of Ohio the receipt whereof __ de[?] hereby acknowledge have given granted bargained sold aliened conveyed and confirmed, and by these presents give grant bargain sell alien convey and confirm unto the said Thomas R Phelps his heirs and assigns forever, the following real estate Situated in Springfield Township County of Muskingum State of Ohio, to wit, being described as Lot Ten (10) in Sullivan's Addition to Putnam Town and hold the said bargained premises as an indefeasible estate in fee simple to the said Thos R Phelps his heirs and assigns forever for his and their use benefit & behoof together with all the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging, and the said Alexander Sullivan covenants to & with the said Phelps that he said Sullivan has good right & lawful authority to sell and convey the premises and that I will warrant and defend the same against the lawful claims of any and all persons whatsoever, in witness whereoff the said grantors have hereunto affixed their hands and seals this 21st day of Jany. 1869.
Received Jan. 28, 1869.
Recorded Jan. 29, 1869.
[signed] Alexander Sullivan [seal]
[signed] H. L. Sullivan [seal]
Witness: R. C. Hall
Witness: Maggie J. Thompson
United States / Internal Rev. / One 50/100 Dollars
GoogleMap:lot 10 Sullivan Addition
Lot 10 Sullivan's Addition, Front view Lot 10 Sullivan's Addition, Side view
- ↑ 1870 U.S. Census Muskingum County, Ohio, 1870.
728/741 Phelps,Thomas 43 yrs m w Carriage Trimmer Real estate = 1,600/300b. Penn
Bridget 42 yrs f w Keeping House b. Ireland
William 15 yrs m w Carriage Maker (App.) b. Ohio
Edward 13 yrs m w Attending School b. Ohio
Emma 9 yrs f w Attending School b. Ohio
Lucy 5 yrs f w b. Ohio
Clara 2 yrs f w b. Virginia
Crowely, Nora 76 yrs f w Boards with daughter b. Ireland
- ↑ Muskigum County, Ohio Deeds, vol 56, page 376, 29 Jan 1872.
Lot 1,Beckwith Subdivision of lot 12&17, Mt. Auburn Addition to the City of Zanesville as said lot number one is delineated upon the plat of said Beckwith subdivision ...recorded Plat Book number one pages 106 and 107. Purchased from Ephraim Beckwith and Fannie F Beckwith, wife, for $225.
Recorded Feb 22, 1872.
GoogleMap: Beckwith Sub., Mt Auburn
- ↑ Muskingum County, Ohio Deeds, vol 61, page 629, 07 MAR 1873.
Real Estate Purchase: Lot 11, Sullivan's Addition
- ↑ 1880 U.S. Census, Muskingum County, Ohio, ED 182, pg 13 1880 Muskingun page 489, 1880.
121 126 Phelps, Thos R. W M 53 M Carriage Trimmer PA Mass VT
Bridgett W F 51 M Wife Keeping home Ire Ire Ire
Lucy V W F 16 S Dau at home Ohio PA Ire
Clara W F 12 S Dau at school Ohio PA Ire
Mary A W F 8 S Dau at school Ohio PA IRE
Lebrun, Eliza W F 72 W Sister at home Vt Mass VT
- ↑ Muskingum County, Ohio Deeds, vol 71, page 119., 25 AUG 1880.
Sale: lot 9 & 10 Sullivan's Addition Putnam
- ↑ Muskingum County, Ohio Deeds, vol 71, page 350, 25 AUG 1880.
Sale: lot 1 Beckwith Sub Mt. Auburn, Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio
to Timothy O'Donovan
- ↑ Muskingum County, Ohio Deeds, vol 71, page 488, 17 Jan 1881.
Sale: lot 11 Sullivan's Addition Putnam, Muskingum, Ohio
to Elizabeth Josselyn
- ↑ Obituary, in The Assumption Pioneer, 22 Apr. 1905.
THOMAS R. PHELPS, aged 77, died last Monday morning at the home of his son-in-law, T. J. DELAUNE, at Napoleonville. The funeral was held on Tuesday at St. Napoleon Church with burial in the church cemetery alongside his wife and daughter. He is survived by MRS. (DR.) E. T. DUGAS and MRS. A. MARQUETTE of Napoleonville and W. L. PHELPS of Jackson, Miss.
- Westerman, Audrey B., and Lee Verret. Death notices, 1867-1954, Assumption Parish, Louisiana. (Thibodaux, Louisiana: A. Westerman and L. Verret, cl983), 17 Apr 1905.
Died this morning at 6 o'clock at the home of Theodore J Delaune. Thomas R Phelps, aged 77 years and 8 months.
The funeral services will take place tomorrow, Tuesday morning April 18th, at 9 o'clock at St. Napoleon Catholic Church, Napoleonville.
Friends and acquaintances of the family are respectfully invited to attend.
Napoleonville, April 17th, 1905.
- Delaune Tomb, St. Ann's Cemetery, Napoleonville, Louisiana.
THOMAS ROOT PHELPS 30, AUG. 1827 - 17, APR. 1905
Delaune Tomb, St. Ann Cemetery
- Alexr. Sullivan to Bridget F Phelps, in Muskingum County, Ohio Deeds, vol 54, p 564, 8 Dec 1870.
One of the extra lots in Putnam was purchased in the name of Bridget Phelps, but was sold by Thomas in 1880.
Know all men by these presents, that we Alexander Sullivan and Helena L.Sullivan (wife of the said Alexander Sullivan) of the County of Muskingum in the State of Ohio, for and in consideration of the sum of Two hundred and Seventy five dollars, to us in hand paid by Bridget F Phelps of the County of Muskingum and State of Ohio the receipt whereof we do hereby acknowledge, have given, granted, bargained, sold, aliened, conveyed and confirmed, and by these presents give, grant, bargain, sell, alien, convey and confirm unto the said Bridget Phelps her heirs and assigns forever, the following real estate situated in Springfield Twp of said County of Muskingum of State of Ohio, being described as lot number nine (9) in Sullivan's Addition to the town of Putnam. To have and to hold these bargained premises to her the said Briget F Phelps, her heirs and assigns forever as a good and indefeasible estate in fee simple. And I the said Alexander Sullivan do covenant to and with the said Bridget F Phelps that I have power and lawful authority to sell and convey the said premises and that I will warrant and defend the same against the lawful claims of any and all persons whomsoever, as witness our hands and seals this 8th day of December A. D. 1870.
[signed] Alexander Sullivan
[Signed] Helena L. Sullivan
Witness Rebecca Hosmer
United States / Internal Rev. / fifty cents
Received: Feb 9, 1871
Recorded: Feb 14, 1871
- 1900 US Census Assumption, Louisiana, 1900.
Delaune Theodore Head WM Aug 1870 29 M 8 Farmer
Mary A Wife WF Dec 1871 28 M 8 Ohio Penn Ireland
Mary I Daughter WF June 1894 5 S
Leonard Son WM Feb 1896 4 S
Phelps Son WM Mar 1897 3 S
Lucy Daughter F Mar 1899 1 S
Phelps Tho R F-in-law WM Aug 1824 75 Wd Penn Penn Penn Machinist
- ↑ 1900 census shows a birth year of 1824, not 1827
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