Biography of M. W. Phillips
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Phillips, M. W., is the son of an old landmark, Hart Phillips, the oldest resident in Hoosick Falls. He was born in Massachusetts in 1800, of Scotch ancestry, and has resided in Hoosick Falls for seventy five years. He was a carpenter and manufacturer of sash, doors and blinds, and built the Presbyterian church over sixty years ago. Our subject was born at Newark, Wayne county, in 1855, but has spent most of his life here. He has clerked since 1874; bookkeeper seven years for Edgar A. Welch & Co. and eleven years for another market here. Mr. Phillips has been a member of the M. E. church since 1876 and secretary of the Sunday school fifteen years. He has the remarkable record of having attended every Sabbath for eleven consecutive years. In 1886 he married Mattie A. Hatch of Waterford, N. Y. They have three children.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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