Name: PHILLIPS Charles Robert
Given Name: Charles Robert
Birth: 23 Aug 1881 in LeRoy, McLean Co., IL
Death: 14 Mar 1966 in Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
Burial: Crown Hill Cementary, Indianapolis
Census: 1900 Leroy, Empire Twp., McLean Co., IL
In the 1900 census, he is in Le Roy, IL living with his parents and working as a telegraph operator. He is listed as Robert C. Phillips. In her journals of this period, his Aunt, Lillian May Downing Buckles, refers to him as "Bob Phillips."
Change Date: 16 Nov 2009 at 11:49:32
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Title: Charles and Olive Isabelle Smith Phillips
12/15/1903 - Lil Buckles says that Bob Phillips went away today in her diary, but she does not say where he went.
1910 census in Stamps, Baker Twnshp., Lafayette Co., Arkansas as Chas R. Phillips age 26 with wife Olive 25, with children Gladys, 6, Paul 5 and James 2. Gladys b. IL, Paul and James b. AR.
WWI Draft Card Reg. Sept. 12, 1918: Charles Robert Phillips, 1228 W. 33 St., Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN, Age 37, Born: 24 Aug 1881 Race: White, Train Dispatcher - Big Four RR Co., Indianapolis, Wife Ollie Isabelle Phillips, Short, Slender, Blue eyes, Light hair.
1920 census in Indianapolis, IN
1930 census in Indianapolis, IN
Charles and Isabelle first moved from Le Roy to Stamps AK, to Indianapolis, then to Van Wert, Ohio and finally to back to Indianapolis. Charles worked for the railroads as a dispatcher for most of his life. Latter in life, he lived with his youngest daughter, Roberta Mae.
Father: PHILLIPS James William (Jim) b: 16 May 1855 in LeRoy, McLean Co., IL
Mother: DOWNING Mary Etta (May) b: 1 Sep 1858 in LeRoy, McLean Co., IL
SMITH Olive Isabelle b: 17 Dec 1881 in Bloomington, McLean Co., IL
- SMITH Gladys Verle b: 13 Mar 1904 in Bloomington, McLean Co., IL
- PHILLIPS Paul Robert b: 18 Aug 1906 in Arkansas
- PHILLIPS James W b: 20 Dec 1907 in Arkansas
- PHILLIPS Harold Eugene b: 18 Dec 1914 in Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
- Living PHILLIPS