Phillips, Joseph

Birth Name Phillips, Joseph
Gender male


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about 1785      


Family of Phillips, Joseph and Chambers, Rachel

Unknown Partner Chambers, Rachel ( * 1788 + after 1860 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1804-04-23 Louisville, Jefferson, KY   1
Divorce about 1810      
Event Note

Rachel's first husband, Joseph Phillips, beat her, according to the Vincinnes court records (Vincinnes is the capital of Knox county; Pike Co was established in 1817.) Her brothers John and Thomas came to her rescue and testified against their brother-in-law in court. Phillips admitted beating her. She was grated a divorce and he was also fined for fighting with the Chambers brothers. (see Knox county court records, reported by Orvil Hall, 1990 to KKnight) 6


    1. Phillips, Joseph
      1. Chambers, Rachel