Lillian Eunice Hibbard

4 November 1854–31 December 1949 (Age 95)
Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States

The Life of Lillian Eunice

When Lillian Eunice Hibbard was born on 4 November 1854, in Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States, her father, James Harvey Hibbard, was 27 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Bailhache, was 28. She married Melvin William Phelps on 11 March 1885, in Hanover, Jackson, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died on 31 December 1949, in Fremont, Newaygo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Fremont, Newaygo, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Melvin William Phelps
1838–1906
Lillian Eunice Hibbard
1854–1949
Marriage: 11 March 1885
Melanee Wesley Hibbard
1883–1963

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 March 1885
Hanover, Jackson, Michigan, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    James Harvey Hibbard

    Male1827–1866Male

    Mary Elizabeth Bailhache

    Female1826–1910Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1854–1949Female

    Rob Morris Hibbard

    Male1856–1857Male

    James Hurst Hibbard

    Male1862–1862Male

    Ruth Drusilla Hibbard

    Female1862–1930Female

    Henry Preston Hibbard

    Male1864–1928Male

World Events (8)

1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875

Age 21

In 1875 the voters of the county of Madison adopted the township system of county government.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 25

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hilbert .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lilian Hibbard in household of Mary E Hibbard, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lilian Phelps, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lilian E Phelps in household of Melvin Phelps, "United States Census, 1900"

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