- circa 1870
Part of Cartes-de-Visite photographs
Marion Phillips, who was born in White County, Illinois, in April, 1833, the son of Hiram and Polly (Lawler) Phillips, who was widowed by 1850, living with the family in East Portland. He had come to Oregon overland in 1846. Marion settled in Clackamas County and married Eliza ("Liza") on June 8, 1858. They had three daughters: Ella, Caroline, and Frances (Fannie Davis). Marion died in Seattle on July 11, 1920.