He married Elizabeth Frank. (Elizabeth Frank is #53.) Elizabeth was born in Bavaria 1829. per 1880 census: age=57, occupation=potter. Lived at 835 Park Ave., Brooklyn, NY. He and both parents born in Prussia. per 1860 US census, Brooklyn Dist. 2 11th Ward p.288 l.30, film# M653-770, age 31, watch glass maker, 100, France
Phillip Bies and Elizabeth Frank had the following children:
48 i. John4 Bies (#108) was born in New York, New York, New York, Usa 1854. He married Dorothea. (Dorothea is #109.) Dorothea was born in New York, New York, New York, Usa 1856. per 1880 census, e.d.219 p.6 l.5, 835 Park Ave., Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY: worked in glass factory. 5 families in this dwelling, including 2 Bies families. NOTE: I suspect that John Bies is the eldest son of Phillip Bies. per 1860 US census, Brooklyn Dist. 2 11th Ward p.288 l.32, film# M653-770, age 6, b. NY
+ 20 iv. Elizabeth Bies was born Mar 1867.