When Elsie Philips was born on 1 July 1869, in Coshocton, Ohio, United States, her father, Richard Phillips, was 48 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Cutshall, was 24. She married Albert C. Miller on 2 October 1890, in Coshocton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Coldwater, Comanche, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Kiowa Township, Kiowa, Kansas, United States in 1920. She died on 19 July 1930, in Meade, Kansas, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Kiowa, Kansas, United States.
English, Scottish, North German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America, this surname has also absorbed cognates from other languages, for example Italian Filippi , Polish Filipowicz , and Slovenian Filipič (see Filip ). Compare Phillips .