The Douglas Archives Genealogy Pages

Discovering our Douglas Ancestors and their Relatives

Melissa Dobell[1]

Female 1836 - 1926  (90 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Melissa Dobell  [1
    Born 18 Jun 1836  Monroe Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Jul 1926  Columbia Falls, Flat Head Co., Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I109394  My Genealogy

    Father Daniel Dobell,   b. 2 Feb 1806, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Laura Douglass Hubbel,   b. 20 Apr 1809, Queens Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1890, Britton, Marshall Co., South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1835  Riggs, Monroe Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F48586  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Enoch Phillips,   b. 15 Mar 1835, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1914, Columbia Falls, Flat Head Co., Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1859  Bradford, Rock Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Gertrude Phillips,   b. Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Y Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elmer Phillips,   b. 1 Aug 1860, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Y Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Dora Ann Phillips,   b. 27 Apr 1864, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Y Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Irvin Phillips,   b. 16 Oct 1865, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Y Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Laura Phillips,   b. 1 Feb 1867, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Y Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Clara Grace Elizabeth Phillips,   b. 13 Aug 1869, Manan Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Y Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Harvey Glen Phillips,   b. 2 Aug 1876, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Y Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Rose Phillips,   b. 11 Jul 1877, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Y Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F48587  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • [niswender.ged]

      MELISSA DOBELL PHILLIPS AND ENOCH PHILLIPS

      Melissa Dobell, direct descendant of Dominie Douglass, an d Enoch Phillips were married on October 2, 1859 at Bradfor d, Wisconsin. They moved to Minnesota where they resided se veral years.

      Enonch Phillips was born March 15, 1835 at Claybed, New Yor k, Calarajgus County. He was a farmer by occupation. Son o f Joseph and Luorettia Phillips.

      At the age of nearly thirty years, he enrolled February 8 , 1864 at Centreville, Minnesota and was enlisted into th e service February 16, 1864 at St. Paul, Minnesota as a pri vate of Company H, 1st. Minnesota Heavy Artillery. He serve d under Captain James B. Atkinson for Twenty-two months, th e duration of the Civil War. He was mustered out with the c ompany and Honorably discharged as a private December 18, 1 865 at Marshal, Tennessee.

      He moved his family to Montana in 1896. They lived on the e ast shore of Flathead Lake with their son Glen. When he wa s seventy-six years old they went to live at the Soldier’ s Home at Columbia Falls, Montana. He died September 16, 17 14 and was buried in the cemetary at the Home.

      Melissa Dobell Phillips was Born on June 18, 1836 in the to wn of Rega, Monroe County, New York State. When Eight year s old, her parents moved to Bradford, Wisconsin. She receiv ed a teacher’s certificate in April 1887. She died July 10 , 1926 at the Soldier’s Home and was also buried in that Ce metary.

      Melissa and Enoch Phillips had eight children, thirty grand children, fifty great grandchildren, and six great-great gr andchildren.

      ( source, Fayth Evjen )

  • Sources 
    1. [S339] niswender.ged.