Jeff, My name is Sam Buitendorp.....my Uncle was Lewis Phillips of Riley Township MI (he was married to my mothers sister Mabyn)I am the third great granson of Philip Philips. Philip had a daughter Lucinda and she married Samuel Buel Dayton. The Daytons moved from New York state to Michigan (long before the Civil War. I believe Philip eventually came to MI as well.I am trying to figure out if my Uncle Lewis was any relative of third gt. grd.father.
Philip Philips b.1790 Lucinda Phillips b.1817
My Uncle Lewis was born in 1885.
Thanks in advance for any help or leads you may have....Sam