- Birth Date
- 18 December 1831
- Death Date
- 3 September 1903
Evidence that he came in 1856 is confirmed in information found in Church financial records.
- Age at Departure: 24
- Edmund Ellsworth Emigrating Company papers, 1856, Folder contents: (1) Journal, 1856 June-September.
- "Father Phillips Dead," Deseret Evening News , 4 Sep. 1903.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 26 September 1856, 30.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger A, p. 251.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 174.
- Phillips, Jonah, in Utah Stake, Genealogical Committee, Personal Histories, ca. 1917, 2:385.
- Phillips, Jonah. Historical Journal of Jonah Phillips.