Biography of Philip Stephens
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Stephens, Philip, was born in Alsace, Germany, February 12, 1819, and came to America in 1837, first locating in New York, where he remained two years, then moved to Ulster county and followed various employments till 1842. That year he removed to Ithaca and established a market and butchering business. For many years he did a wholesale and shipping business, especially in pork. He was first located on State street, where the Alhambra now is, and from there moved opposite the Tompkins County Bank, where he occupied a small building for a time, until he was burned out; then he moved to the corner of Tioga and State streets. In 1850 he moved to East State street, where he bought the store he has since occupied. Mr. Stephens is a member of the I. O. O. F. Ithaca Lodge. He was married to Elizabeth Ketehen, of Enfield, and they have one son and two daughters.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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