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Notes for Loren Phillips

The Families of Thomas W. Phillips

August 18, 1888 - Loren born, draft card says it was in Mt. Vernon, Lawrence, Missouri

Married twice, no children (source, Irene Duran) This is not completely correct, as records show he did have two children.

1900 census Green Township, Lawrence Co., MO June 13, 1900 sheet 7B
#142/144
Thomas W. Philipps, head, May 1860, age 40, md 7 yrs, MO/TN/MO, Farmer
Sarah M., wife, March 1868, age 32, md 7 yrs, 2 births, 2 surviving, MO/TN/TN
Dosa O., daughter, January 1895, age 5, MO/MO/MO
Hattie R., daughter, February 1900, age 3 months, MO/MO/MO
Clemie, daughter, March 1885, age 15, MO/MO/MO
Flora, daughter, Feb 1887, age 13, MO/MO/MO
Loren, son, August 1889, age 10, MO/MO/MO
Living next door to sister Perna Peebles and her husband George & family.

May 30, 1908 - Loren Phillips married Laura Lela Webb near Miller, Lawrence Co., Missouri

1910 census Richland Twp, Labette Co., KS
Household #133/135
Loren Phillips, age 20, MO/MO/MO, md 1 year
Laura, age 18
Eldin, son, age 9 months

June 5, 1917
WWI Draft Registration Card
Loren Phillips, age 28
Medium height, medium build, Light brown eyes, dark brown hair
Address - Trona, San Bernardino, California
born August 18, 1888 in Mt. Vernon, Missouri
Occupation - Oiler of machinery, Solvay Process Co., Trona, California
Single, father of one child under 12
Claims exemption due to "yes have dependent"

March 14, 1919 - Loren is listed on Nancy Moore's probate record as being in the army.

1920 census District 108, McKittrick, Kern Co., California
Lorne Phillips, boarder, age 29, single, Missouri/Missouri/Missouri, Tool Dresser, Oil, Company

AND

1920 census Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas
Laura L. Jones, head, age 27, widowed, Missouri/Kentucky/Missouri
Eldon Phillips, son, age 10, Missouri/Missouri/Missouri

1922 - wife Laura is listed in a Wichita, Kansas City Directory as being the wife of Bert E. Stiger.

abt 1928 - Loren married Anna Elizabeth Stewart

1930 census Bakersfield, Kern Co., CA ed 27 Page 164
Loren Phillips, age 39, age at first marriage - 37, MO/MO/MO, Driller, Oil Fields
Anna, wife, age 26, age at first marriage - 24, CA/At Sea/Ohio

1940

California Deaths, 1940-97
PHILLIPS LOREN MALE 18 Aug 1889 16 Sep 1951 MISSOURI KERN 545090655 MOORE PHILLIPS

Notes for first wife Laura Lela Webb:

Born July 20, 1891 in Miller, Lawrence, Missouri to Robert Harrison Webb & Sarah Margaret Caskey

1900 census Green, Lawrence, Missouri
Sarah M. Webb, head, Jan 1853, age 47, widowed, 11 births, 6 surviving, Missouri/Tennessee, Kentucky, Farmer
Mary L., daughter, May 1880, age 20, Missouri/Missouri/Missouri
Ebber, son, Dec 1883, age 16, Missouri/Missouri/Missouri, farm labor
William, son, Oct 1887, age 12, Missouri/Missouri/Missouri, at school
Laura, daughter, Jul 1891, age 8, Missouri/Missouri/Missouri
Rolland, son, Aug 1897, age 2, Missouri/Missouri/Missouri

1908 - Loren Phillips married Laura Lela Webb.

1910 census Richland, Labette, Kansas
Loren Phillips, head, age 20, md 1 yr, Missouri/Missouri/Missouri
Laura, wife, age 18, md 1 yr, Missouri/Missouri/Missouri
Eldon, son, age 9 months, Missouri/Missouri/Missouri

1920 census Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas
Laura L. Jones, head, age 27, widowed, Missouri/Kentucky/Missouri
Eldon Phillips, son, age 10, Missouri/Missouri/Missouri

1925 state census Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas
Laura Steiger, head, age 32, married, b. Missouri, moved to Kansas from Oklahoma, no occupation
Eldon Phillips, son, age 15, b. Missouri, moved to Kansas from Oklahoma

1930 census Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas
Laura L. Stiger, head, age 37, divorced, Missouri/Missouri/Missouri, Seamstress, dressmaker
Eldon W. Phillips, son, age 20, age at first marriage - 20, Missouri/Missouri/Missouri, Builder, airplanes
Emma V., daughter-in-law, age 20, age at first marriage - 20, Missouri/Missouri/Missouri, Stenographer, General Motor Equipment

1940 census Compton, Los Angeles, California
E. W. Phyllips, head, age 30, b. Missouri, in 1935 living in Wichita, Kansas, Plumber, building contractor
Vada, wife, age 25, b. Oklahoma, in 1935 living in Wichita, Kansas
Laura Munkirs, mother, age 46, widowed, b. Missouri, in 1935 living in Wichita, Kansas

16 Mar 1957 - Laura died
California, Death Index, 1940-1997 about Laura Lela Jones
Name: Laura Lela Jones
[Laura Lela Webb]
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 20 Jul 1893
Birth Place: Missouri
Death Date: 16 Mar 1957
Death Place: San Joaquin
Mother's Maiden Name: Caskey
Father's Surname: Webb

Buried in Woodlawn, Memorial Park, Compton, Los Angeles, California. Her gravestone reads Mother, Laura L. Jones, 1893-1957. The 1900 census indicates the birth year should be 1891.