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PHILLIPS Genealogy

Descendants of Abraham Benton PHILLIPS

PHILLIPS
Descendants of Abraham Benton PHILLIPS

Generation No. 1

1. DR. ABRAHAM BENTON PHILLIPS was born March 1785 in South Carolina, & died May 29, 1872. He married (1) NANCY WHEELER Nov. 7, 1822 in Blount County, Tennessee. She was born June 22, 1803, & died Sept. 6, 1856. He married (2) LAVICA (OR LAVICY OR LAVISA) BOWMAN aft. 1855 in Blount County, Tennessee. She was born abt. 1795 in Tennessee, and died bef. 1900.

Notes for DR. ABRAHAM BENTON PHILLIPS:
Listed in 1850 census as 65 years old, owning $200 of real estate, born in SC, worked as a farmer. According to Phillips Family Record, he was a doctor and "could cure cancer, but no one seemed to have known that this was unusual and did not preserve his formula." He is also listed in the 1860 census, working as a shoemaker.

Children of ABRAHAM PHILLIPS and NANCY WHEELER are:
i. NANCY PHILLIPS, b. bef. 1900.
ii. RUSSELL PHILLIPS, b. bef. 1900.
2. iii. "SQUIRE" GEORGE PHILLIPS, b. Oct. 17, 1816, Tennessee; d. Dec. 15, 1905.
iv. PETER BENTON PHILLIPS, b. bef. 1900.
v. James PHILLIPS, b. Oct. 15, 1823?
vi. Sarah PHILLIPS, b. May 4, 1825?
William PHILLIPS, b. Mar. 10, 1827? - UNCONFIRMED
Thomas PHILLIPS, b. Dec.3, 1828? - UNCONFIRMED
John F. PHILLIPS, b. Jan. 29, 1831? - UNCONFIRMED
Lewis PHILLIPS, b. Aug. 6, 1833? - UNCONFIRMED
Francis A. PHILLIPS, b. Jul 3, 1835? - UNCONFIRMED
Elisabeth Oretha PHILLIPS, b. Mar. 8, 1839? - UNCONFIRMED
Peter Benton PHILLIPS, b. Aug. 8, 1841? - UNCONFIRMED
Raswell PHILLIPS, b. Jan. 27, 1844? - UNCONFIRMED

Children of ABRAHAM PHILLIPS and LAVICA BOWMAN are:
vii. EVALINE PHILLIPS, b. 1826.
3. viii. ABRAHAM PHILLIPS, JR., b. March 1829; d. bef. 1950.
ix. MARY "POLLY" PHILLIPS, b. 1831.
x. LAVICA PHILLIPS, b. 1833.
4. xi. ISAAC PHILLIPS, b. 1834; d. bef. 1944.
xii. AMANDA PHILLIPS, b. 1838.


Generation No. 2

2. "SQUIRE" GEORGE PHILLIPS (ABRAHAM BENTON) was born Oct. 17, 1816 in Tennessee, & died Dec. 15, 1903/1905. He married MARY EVERETTE aft. 1831. She was born Jan. 4/14, 1820 in Yazoo, Mississippi, & died Jan. 31, 1894.
"Squire" George lived on a farm and was a wagon maker.
He was buried at Plowman's Cemetery in Apison, Tenn., beside his wife, M.E. Phillips. He is said to have lived to see all of his children married.
Mary's parents were said to have been English. She was buried at Plowman Cemetery, Apison, TN. The 1880 Hamilton County, Tenn. Census lists a Mary Philips as age 56, married to George Philips, with children: Joseph L., 21; Tennessee, 19; Mary Taylor, 14; Billy, 16.

Children of "SQUIRE" PHILLIPS and MARY EVERETTE are:
5. i. AGNES PHILLIPS, b. Sept. 26, 1841, Philadelphia, Loudon County, TN; d. Jan. 17, 1926, Cleveland, Bradley County, Tennessee.
ii. JOHN PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1830; d. bef. 1900. John was killed during the Civil War.
6. iii. MARGARET "MARG" PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1830; d. bef. 2000.
7. iv. SARAH PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1830.
8. v. ABRAHAM ALBERT PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1830.
9. vi. JARUSHA "ROOSH" PHILLIPS, b. March 26, 1848, Tennessee; d. March 10, 1929, Hamilton County, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
10. vii. LOUISE / LOUISA PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1830.
11. viii. G. RUSSELL PHILLIPS, b. 1854, Tennessee; d. 1938. Russell is buried in Plowman's Cemetery, TN.
12. ix. MARY ELIZABETH "LIZ" PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1830; d. bef. 1944.
13. x. JOSEPH TITUS PHILLIPS, b. Jan. 5, 1858, Hamilton County, Chattanooga, Tennessee; d. June 27, 1920, Cleveland, Bradley County, Tennessee.
xi. TENNESSEE EMELINE "TENN." PHILLIPS, b. abt. 1861; d. bef. 1975. She m. VATE MCGEE; b. aft. 1840. Tennessee was about 6 months older than Nancy Jane Phillips. Vate grew up with Camel Greenbury Stuart, husband of Nancy J. Phillips.
14. xii. WILLIAM "BILLY" PHILLIPS, b. abt. 1864.


3. ABRAHAM PHILLIPS, JR. (ABRAHAM BENTON) was born March 1829, and died bef. 1950. He married MARGARET TAYLOR, daughter of HAMILTON TAYLOR and MARY BRICKEY. She was born bef. 1850, and died bef. 1950. Abraham, Jr. worked as a wagon maker with George Phillips, about 1860. By 1850, he was working as a farmer.

Children of ABRAHAM PHILLIPS and MARGARET TAYLOR are:
15. i. GEORGE WASHINGTON PHILLIPS, b. April 04, 1854, Tennessee; d. bef. 1960.
ii. LYDIA CAROLINE PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1845, Tennessee. Lydia died at 6 mos. old. She is buried at Plowman's Cemetery in Apison, Tenn.
16. iii. LOUIS OR LEWIS GORDON PHILLIPS, b. July 17, 1855, Tennessee, d. April 29, 1931. Lewis was a shoemaker.
iv. MARTHA ANNE PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1839, Tennessee; d. bef. 1944. Martha died at age 6. She is buried at Chestnut Graveyard near Pine Hill.
17. v. MARY LADUSKA "AUNT MOLLIE" PHILLIPS, b. Nov. 26, 1858, Tennessee; d. bef. 1965.
vi. WILLIAM RUFUS PHILLIPS, b. March 10, 1860, Tennessee; d. bef. 1970.
18. vii. NANCY JANE PHILLIPS, b. July 07, 1861, Tennessee; d. bef. 1975.
viii. SUSAN LAVICA "SUE" PHILLIPS, b. March 1865, Tennessee; d. bef. 1975.
ix. JAMES PHILLIPS, b. Jan. 1867, Tennessee; d. 1869. James is buried in Carden Graveyard beside their father.


4. ISAAC PHILLIPS (ABRAHAM BENTON) was born 1834, & died bef. 1944. He married AGNES PHILLIPS aft. 1853 (they ran away to be married) daughter of "SQUIRE" PHILLIPS and MARY EVERETTE. She was born Sept. 26, 1841 in Philadelphia, Loudon County, Tennessee, & died Jan. 17, 1926 in Cleveland, Bradley County, Tennessee. Isaac Phillips was the youngest half brother of "Squire" George Phillips. He is listed on the 1850 census, working as a farmer.
Agnes's father died without forgiving her for marrying Isaac. Agnes went to live with her mother when Isaac died. Agnes was buried on Jan. 18, 1926, Mount Carmel Cemetery, Bradley County, Tennessee. They are said to have lost 3 children.

Children of ISAAC PHILLIPS and AGNES PHILLIPS are:
i. EDWARD PHILLIPS, b. bet. 1845 - 1905.
ii. JEAN PHILLIPS, b. bet. 1845 - 1905.
iii. CHILD PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1845; d. bef. 1950.
iv. CHILD PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1845; d. bef. 1950.
v. CHILD PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1845; d. bef. 1950.


Generation No. 3

5. AGNES PHILLIPS ("SQUIRE" GEORGE, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born Sept. 26, 1841 in Philadelphia, Loudon County, Tennessee, & died Jan. 17, 1926 in Cleveland, Bradley County, Tennessee. She married (1) HUSBAND RUTHERFORD. She married (2) ISAAC PHILLIPS aft. 1853 in They ran away to be married., son of ABRAHAM PHILLIPS and LAVICA BOWMAN. He was born 1834, & died bef. 1944. She married (3) LEWIS SCARBOROUGH abt. 1867. He was born abt. 1825 in North Carolina, and died Bet. 1883 - 1900. Isaac Phillips was the youngest half brother of "Squire" George Phillips. Lewis is listed on the 1880 Census living in James County, Tennessee, per Alice. Lewis was killed during the Civil War.

Children are listed above under (4) Isaac PHILLIPS.

Children of AGNES PHILLIPS and LEWIS SCARBOROUGH are:
i. BETTY SCARBOROUGH, b. aft. 1845.
ii. GEORGIA A. SCARBOROUGH, b. October 1879, Tennessee; d. aft. 1900.
Listed as living at home on the 1900 James County, Tenn. Census.
iii. WILLIAM SCARBOROUGH, b. abt. 1868, Illinois; d. aft. 1880.
Listed as living at home on the 1880 James County, Tenn. Census.
iv. JAMES SCARBOROUGH, b. abt. 1870, Arkansas; d. aft. 1880.
Listed as living at home on the 1880 James County, Tenn. Census.
v. MARTHA E. SCARBOROUGH, b. abt. 1872, Mississippi; d. aft. 1880.
Listed as living at home on the 1880 James County, Tenn. Census.
vi. MARY E. SCARBOROUGH, b. abt. 1875, Tennessee; d. aft. 1880.
Listed as living at home on the 1880 James County, Tenn. Census.
vii. IRA C. SCARBOROUGH, b. December 1883, Tennessee; d. aft. 1900.
Listed as living at home on the 1900 James County, Tenn. Census.


6. MARGARET "MARG" PHILLIPS ("SQUIRE" GEORGE, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born aft. 1830, and died bef. 2000. She married JAMES TAYLOR (they ran away to be married), son of HAMILTON
TAYLOR and MARY BRICKEY. He was born bef. 1900, and died bef. 2000.
James served in the Civil War.

Children of MARGARET PHILLIPS and JAMES TAYLOR are:
i. MARGARET "MAGGIE" TAYLOR, b. aft. 1840.
ii. MOLLIE TAYLOR, b. aft. 1840.
iii. HATTIE TAYLOR, b. aft. 1840.
iv. FLETCHER TAYLOR, b. aft. 1840.
v. JAMES TAYLOR, JR., b. aft. 1840.


7. SARAH PHILLIPS ("SQUIRE" GEORGE, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born aft. 1830. She married TOM HICKS. He was born bef. 1840, and died bef. 1960.
Tom Hicks was a cousin of Margaret Taylor and James Taylor.
Tom and Sarah had 16 children before the birth of Charles Darrell Stuart in 1890 and were expecting another.


8. ABRAHAM ALBERT PHILLIPS ("SQUIRE" GEORGE, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born aft. 1830. He married (1) LIZA COGBURN. She was born aft. 1800, and died bef. 1950. He married (2) SARAH COGBURN. She was born aft. 1800.
It is said that Abraham had a blood test and "proved Indian blood, in an effort to secure Indian grant." (SOURCE: Phillips family record - cousin Will Phillips)
Liza and child died possibly during childbirth.
Sarah was the sister of Liza Cogburn, Abraham Albert Phillips' first wife.

Children of ABRAHAM PHILLIPS and LIZA COGBURN are:
i. WILLIARD G. PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1845.
19. ii. ARTHUR PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1845; d. bef. 1950.

Child of ABRAHAM PHILLIPS and SARAH COGBURN is:
20. iii. DAUGHTER PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1840.


9. JARUSHA "ROOSH" PHILLIPS ("SQUIRE" GEORGE, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born March 26, 1848 in Tennessee, and died March 10, 1929 in Hamilton County, Chattanooga, Tennessee. She married JAMES WILLIAM MULLINS bet. 1865 - 1870. He was born August 15, 1935 in Georgia, and died April 18, 1923 in Hamilton County, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Jarusha is said to have had "quite a family". (SOURCE: Phillips family record). She was buried on March 11, 1929, at Tyner Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN.
James was buried on April 19, 1923, Tyner Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN.

Children of JARUSHA PHILLIPS and JAMES MULLINS are:
i. GEORGE F. MULLINS, b. August 1871, Tennessee; d. bef. 1980
m. SARAH E. LAFFERRY, abt. 1896; b. November 1870, Tennessee; d. bef. 1980.
ii. MARY MULLINS, b. abt. 1872, Tennessee; d. bef. 1990
m. HUSBAND GILL, aft. 1884; b. aft. 1845.
iii. MATILDA MULLINS, b. abt. 1876, Tennessee; d. bef. 1990.
iv. WILLIAM CHARLES MULLINS, b. October 1879, Tennessee; d. bef. 1990.
v. JAMES FRED MULLINS, b. February 1884; d. December 1983.
vi. ROXIE M. MULLINS, b. August 1889, Tennessee; d. May 1978
m. CLAUDE L. HANCOCK, aft. 1900; b. aft. 1860.


10. LOUISE / LOUISA PHILLIPS ("SQUIRE" GEORGE, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born aft. 1830. She married JOHN C. LANE. He was born aft. 1800 in Graysville.

Children of LOUISE PHILLIPS and JOHN LANE are:
i. MARY LANE, b. aft. 1845, Tennessee.
ii. GEORGE LANE, b. aft. 1845, Tennessee.
iii. "MAG" LANE, b. aft. 1845, Tennessee.
iv. ACIE LANE, b. aft. 1845, Tennessee.
v. TENNESSEE LANE, b. aft. 1845, Tennessee.


11. G. RUSSELL PHILLIPS ("SQUIRE" GEORGE, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born 1854 in Tennessee, and died 1938. He married (1) WIFE ? aft. 1868. She was born aft. 1840, and died bef. 1940. He married (2) MARGARET ? aft. 1870, daughter of HUSBAND ? and WIFE ?. She was born abt. 1859 in Tennessee.
The 1880 Hamilton County, Tenn. census lists Russell as G.R. Philips, age 26, married to Margaret, 21, with a son, John, 3 mos. old.
Russell is buried in Plowman's Graveyard in Apison, TN.

Children of G. PHILLIPS and WIFE ? are:
i. CHILD PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1855.
ii. MARY PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1855.
Mary died in infancy.

Child of G. PHILLIPS and MARGARET ? is:
iii. JOHN PHILLIPS, b. abt. February 1880, Tennessee.
He "had long golden curls when a boy."



12. MARY ELIZABETH "LIZ" PHILLIPS ("SQUIRE" GEORGE, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born aft. 1830, and died bef. 1944. She married PAUL KEESLEY aft. 1844.

Children of MARY PHILLIPS and PAUL KEESLEY are:
i. CHILD KEESLEY, b. aft. 1845.
ii. CHILD KEESLEY, b. aft. 1845.


13. JOSEPH TITUS PHILLIPS ("SQUIRE" GEORGE, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born January 05, 1858 in Hamilton County, Chattanooga, Tennessee, and died June 27, 1920 in Cleveland, Bradley County, Tennessee. He married (1) LEE JONES aft. 1871. She was born aft. 1820, and died bef. 1945. He married (2) RITY WALKER aft. 1872. She was born aft. 1820. He married (3) ELIZABETH "LIZZIE" WALTERS bet. 1880 - 1882. She was born aft. 1840 in Georgia, and died bet. June 1887 - 1891 in Tennessee. He married (4) LULA E. / LUCINDA L. ? abt. 1891. She was born October 1869 in Tennessee, and died abt. May 24, 1916 in Tennessee. He married (5) JOHNNIE V. ? bef. 1920. She was born bef. 1910.
Joseph is listed as at home with his parents on the 1880 census. He was buried in Red Clay, Georgia.
Lula/Lucinda is listed as Lula E. on the 1900 census and as Lucinda L. on the 1910 census.
In 1910, Lucinda L. is listed as having 6 children, with 3 living, father born Germany, mother born Georgia. On the 1920 census, there is another child, listed as J.T., age 5.
Death certificate found for Mrs. Lula P. Phillips, d. March 24, 1916, father was born Germany and mother born Georgia.
Lula/Lucinda was buried abt. May 25, 1916, Forest Hills Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
Joseph and Lula are listed on the 1900 census as being married for 9 years, with 2 children, and his 4 by wife Elizabeth are living with them.
Johnnie is listed as Joseph's wife on the 1920 census.

Child of JOSEPH PHILLIPS and LEE JONES is:
i. JESS ROOSH (JERUSHA) LESTER, b. aft. 1871.

Children of JOSEPH PHILLIPS and ELIZABETH WALTERS are:
ii. JAMES OSCAR PHILLIPS, b. August 14, 1882, Tennessee
d. November 01, 1926, East Ridge, Hamilton County, TN
m. CELESTIA PETTY, August 14, 1902, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN
b. abt. 1885, Tennessee; d. aft. 1926.
James was buried Nov. 03, 1926, Concord Baptist Church Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN.
iii. GEORGE WILLIAM PHILLIPS, b. October 1883, Tennessee
d. September 27, 1962, Chattanooga, TN
m. ANNIE GERTRUDE CARMICHAEL, January 05, 1909
b. May 25, 1888, Tennessee; d. December 15, 1974, Tennessee.
George was buried Sep. 30, 1962, Chattanooga Memorial Park Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN.
iv. OLLIE JOSEPHINE PHILLIPS, b. June 13, 1885, Tennessee
d. May 10, 1975, Hamilton County, Chattanooga, Tennessee
m. (1) JOHN MACK WALKER, abt. 1905; b. February 26, 1883, Georgia
d. January 21, 1919, St. Elmo, Hamilton County, TN
m. (2) WILLIAM HENRY CRUMLEY, abt. 1920; b. July 24, 1894, Tennessee
d. May 28, 1976, Tennessee.
Ollie was buried at Plowman Cemetery, Apison, Hamilton County,,TN.
John was buried on January 22, 1919, Plowman Cemetery, Apison, Hamilton Co., TN.
21. v. JOSEPH SPENCER PHILLIPS, b. June 01, 1887, Tennessee
d. July 13, 1960, Chattanooga, TN.

Children of JOSEPH PHILLIPS and LULA ? are:
vi. MARY RUTH J. PHILLIPS, b. August 28, 1895, Tennessee
d. May 15, 1979, Catoosa County, Georgia
m. JAMES RILEY WALKER, bet. 1910 - 1920; b. November 1883, Georgia
d. August 27, 1960, Georgia OR Tennessee.
Mary was buried on May 17, 1979, Plowman Cemetery, Apison, Hamilton County, TN. James was buried on Aug. 28, 1960, Plowman Cemetery, Apison, Hamilton County, TN.
vii. THOMAS H. PHILLIPS, b. March 1897, Tennessee; d. bet. 1900 - 1910. Thomas was listed as living on the 1900 Hamilton County, Tenn. Census.
viii. JESSE JACKSON "J.P." PHILLIPS, b. 1904, Tennessee, d. June 2, 1963, Daisy, Hamilton County, TN; m. ELOISE HORTON; b. aft. 1890; d. November 1998. J.P. was buried June 4, 1963, Hamilton Memorial Gardens, Hixson, Hamilton Co., TN. Eloise was buried at Hamilton Memorial Gardens, Hixson, Hamilton County, TN.
ix. LESTER E. PHILLIPS, b. 1907, Tennessee; d. March 20, 1973, Murray County, Georgia.
x. J.T. PHILLIPS, b. 1915, Tennessee.


14. WILLIAM "BILLY" PHILLIPS ("SQUIRE" GEORGE, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born abt. 1864. He married MOLLIE HANEY. She was born aft. 1800, & died aft. 1938.

Children of WILLIAM PHILLIPS and MOLLIE HANEY are:
i. EVA PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1870; d. March 1948.
ii. EARL PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1870. At the time of the Phillips Family Record writing, he had not been heard from in "thirty-odd years" (abt 1950).
iii. BOYD PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1870.
iv. HENRY (?) PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1870.


15. GEORGE WASHINGTON PHILLIPS (ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born April 4, 1854 in Tennessee, & died bef. 1960. He married (1) CAROLINE ELIZABETH "LIZZIE" MARTIN aft. 1871, daughter of MOTHER. She was born bef. 1880, & died bef. 1960. He married (2) SARAH C. (SALLIE?) STEVENS March 30, 1871. She was born Oct. 27, 1859, & died June 18, 1887.
"George was a preacher - probably not affiliated with any major church but he was attending the Sale Creek Church of God during his later years. He was also blind by that time - I got this from someone who knew him and said he was a 'great, kind man'."
George and Carolina were buried in Coulterville, TN.
"Lizzie was married twice - her first husband must have been significantly older but they did have a couple of children. My grandmother & all of her sisters were mortally terrified of storms. Beyond reason . . . Grandma (Verdie) said that her mother (Lizzie) was so scared of storms that whenever it would cloud up & threaten to rain she would grab all the kids & run to the storm cellar."

Children of GEORGE PHILLIPS and CAROLINE MARTIN are:
i. ELIZABETH C PHILLIPS, b. abt. 1889; d. Dec. 15, 1909.
22. ii. RUTH PHILLIPS, b. May 16, 1892; d. bef. 2000.
23. iii. NAOMI ALBERTA "VERDIE" PHILLIPS, b. April 8, 1895; d. Feb. 1973.
24. iv. WINNIE ROXIE PHILLIPS, b. Aug. 28, 1898, Caulterville, Tennessee, d. Jan. 16, 1955, Lakeland, Forida.
25. v. LAURA E. PHILLIPS, b. May 27, 1901; d. Feb. 5, 1990.
vi. JAMES CHESTER PHILLIPS, b. May 27, 1901; d. May 27, 1901. James was stillborn.
26. vii. ANNIE LEE "AUNT ANNA LEE" PHILLIPS, b. Dec. 16, 1904; d. bef. 2000.

Children of GEORGE PHILLIPS and SARAH STEVENS are:
viii. INFANT CHILD PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1871.
ix. MARGARET ELIZABETH "AUNT MAG" PHILLIPS, b. March 12, 1874; d. bef. 1980, m. DEWITT EDWARD LEE; b. aft. 1850.
27. x. KATHLEEN ELLEN PHILLIPS, b. Feb. 2, 1877; d. bef. 1990.
28. xi. MARY JANE PHILLIPS, b. Sept. 20, 1879; d. bef. 1990.
29. xii. ARTHUR LOUIS PHILLIPS, b. March 14, 1883, Daisy, Tennessee; d. bef. 1990.
xiii. ADA BELLE "COOTSIE" PHILLIPS, b. aft. March 15, 1883; d. bef. 1950. Ada died at a young age.
30. xiv. WILLIAM ABRAHAM "BUD" PHILLIPS, b. Oct. 14, 1895; d. bef. 2000.


16. LOUIS OR LEWIS GORDON PHILLIPS (ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born July 17, 1855 in Tennessee, & died April 29, 1931. He married MARY ANNE DAVIS March 10, 1874. She was born Dec. 2, 1858, & died Nov. 5, 1918. Lewis was buried in Red Bank Cemetery. His occupation was Shoemaker. Mary was buried in Red Bank Cemetery.

Children of LOUIS PHILLIPS and MARY DAVIS are:
31. i. THOMAS WALTER PHILLIPS, b. Nov. 2, 1875; d. Aug. 3, 1957.
ii. JAMES ABRAHAM PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1874; d. bef. 1985.
iii. SAMUEL ARTHUR PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1874; d. bef. 1975.
iv. GEORGE FRANKLIN PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1874; d. bef. 1985.
v. WILLIAM AUSTIN PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1874; d. bef. 1985.
vi. GORDON LEE PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1874; d. bef. 1990. Gordon died of measles as a small child.
vii. IDA PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1874; d. bef. 1990.
viii. OLLIE PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1874; d. bef. 1990.
ix. VERTIE PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1874; d. bef. 1990.
x. GERTRUDE PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1874; d. bef. 1990.


17. MARY LADUSKA "AUNT MOLLIE" PHILLIPS (ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born Nov. 26, 1858 in Tennessee, & died bef. 1965. She married (1) THOMAS "TOM" EPLURIBUS FRANKLIN JEFFERSON HARREL abt. 1877. He was born aft. 1820, & died abt. April 1892 in spring. She married (2) BUFORD FORBES aft. 1892. He was born bef. 1890, & died bef. 2000. She married (3) HUSBAND PITTMAN aft. 1895. He was born bef. 1865, and died bef. 1975. Abt. September 1891, Mollie had typhoid fever when she was carrying twins that died & almost died too. "Tom Harrell helped a relative move from further North down into Georgia. They stopped at the Phillips home on the way down & he stopped on his way back home. He liked this young lady (Mary), wrote her, they corresponded, became engaged and married. They were married when she was 19 years old, and lived at first in a suburb of Chattanooga, where their first child (Moses Abraham) was born, abt March 1879. He was about a year old when they went to Texas, living first at Dekalb where their second child (Josephine) was born in the fall of 1880. They moved to Cuthand, Texas, and lost both children. Harrell was teaching school & left her & went up into the Indian territory until their 3rd child was born (Margaret), about May 1884 in Cuthand, Texas. Harrell came back and took them to Clarksville, Texas in the Spring of 1885. They were here when her sister, Nancy Jane, married Green Stuart and moved to Alvarado, Texas.
They moved to Fort Worth at the end of 1888 & had a grocery store at 15th & Lamar Streets. Then they built a home on Jones Street & lost the baby shortly after.
Tom was a member of the volunteer fire brigade & the carpenters' Knights of Labor. When he died, the entire volunteer fire brigade escorted his casket to his grave.

Children of MARY PHILLIPS and THOMAS HARREL are:
i. MOSES ABRAHAM HARRELL, b. abt. March 1879, Chattanooga, Tennessee, d. aft. 1880, Cuthand, Texas.
ii. JOSEPHINE HARRELL, b. abt. September 1880, Dekalb, Texas, d. aft. September 1880, Cuthand, Texas.
32. iii. MARGARET LETTIE JANE HARRELL, b. May 9, 1884, Cuthand, Texas, d. bet. 1940 - 1990, Fort Worth, Texas.
iv. "TOMMY JR." HARRELL, b. abt. April 1888, Clarksville, Texas, d. abt. 1889, Fort Worth, Texas.
v. INFANT TWIN HARRELL, b. abt. Sept. 1891, Fort Worth, Texas, d. abt. Sept. 1891, Fort Worth, Texas.
vi. INFANT TWIN HARRELL, b. abt. Sept. 1891, Fort Worth, Texas, d. abt. Sept. 1891, Fort Worth, Texas.


18. NANCY JANE PHILLIPS (ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born July 7, 1861 in Tennessee, & died bef. 1975. She married "GREEN" STUART abt. 1885. He was born aft. 1840.

Children of NANCY PHILLIPS and "GREEN" STUART are:
i. MOLLIE ETHER STUART, b. Aug. 12, 1886, Alvarado, Texas.
ii. CHILD STUART.


Generation No. 4

19. ARTHUR PHILLIPS (ABRAHAM ALBERT, "SQUIRE" GEORGE, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born aft. 1845, & died bef. 1950. He married CLEMMIE ?. She was born aft. 1840.

Children of ARTHUR PHILLIPS and CLEMMIE ? are:
i. DOYLE PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1855. Doyle became a Baptist preacher.
ii. EARL PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1855. Earl became city detective in Chattanooga, Tenn.


20. DAUGHTER PHILLIPS (ABRAHAM ALBERT, "SQUIRE" GEORGE, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born aft. 1840. She married JOHN KEAFE.

Child of DAUGHTER PHILLIPS and JOHN KEAFE is:
33. i. MARY KEAFE.


21. JOSEPH SPENCER PHILLIPS (JOSEPH TITUS, "SQUIRE" GEORGE, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born June 1, 1887 in Tennessee, & died July 13, 1960 in Chattanooga, TN. He married (1) IDA HARRIS Dec. 1, 1907 in Hamilton County, TN. She was born Jan. 1, 1890 in Georgia, & died April 7, 1922 in Chattanooga, TN. He married (2) SARAH ALICE ? aft. 1922. She was born abt. 1880, & died Jan. 20, 1943 in Chattanooga, TN. He married (3) ADA ? aft. 1943. She died June 13, 1979 in Chattanooga, TN. Joseph is buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Ida was buried April 09, 1922, at Concord Baptist Church Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN.

Child of JOSEPH PHILLIPS and IDA HARRIS is:
34. i. SON PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1907.


22. RUTH PHILLIPS (GEORGE WASHINGTON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born May 16, 1892, & died bef. 2000. She married (1) SAM BEANE aft. 1904. He was born aft. 1870, and died bef. 1950. She married (2) TOM BAILEY aft. 1905. He was born aft. 1870. About 1950, Ruth worked at Picketts - Chattanooga's "swankiest" women's wear shop.

Child of RUTH PHILLIPS and SAM BEANE is:
i. CHILD BEANE, b. aft. 1904.


23. NAOMI ALBERTA "VERDIE" PHILLIPS (GEORGE WASHINGTON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born April 8, 1895, & died Feb. 1973. She married GROVER CLEVELAND JONES Dec. 24, 1912 in Hamilton County, TN, son of JOHN JONES & PALESTINA HOWARD. He was born bef. 1900, & died bef. 2000. Verdie & Grover are both buried at Hamilton Memorial Gardens in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Children of NAOMI PHILLIPS and GROVER JONES are:
35. i. PHILLIP JONES, b. June 26, 1916, Coulterville, TN, d. Feb. 18, 1975, Washington, DC.
ii. HAROLD JONES, b. Sept. 23, 1913, Hamilton County, TN, d. May 1982, Hamilton County, TN. Harold was married twice & had 2 children. Harold was buried at Shelton Cemetery, Sale Creek, TN.
36 iii. THOMAS KELLEY "T.K." JONES, b. Nov. 22, 1918, Hamilton County, TN, d. Jan. 1986, Blountville, Blount County, TN.
iv. MARGERY DEAN JONES, b. Dec. 10, 1924, m. JACKSON SNEED; b. bef. 1950.


24. WINNIE ROXIE PHILLIPS (GEORGE WASHINGTON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born Aug. 28, 1898 in Caulterville, Tennessee, & died Jan. 16, 1955 in Lakeland, Forida. She married CLARENCE ARTHUR TRUNDLE Feb. 2, 1918, son of EDWARD TRUNDLE and MAY COOPER. He was born March 3, 1897 in Ringgold, Georgia, & died July 15, 1962 in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Winnie died from a stroke. She is buried at Hamilton Memorial Gardens in Tennessee. Clarence died from a heart attack. He is buried in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Children of WINNIE PHILLIPS and CLARENCE TRUNDLE are:
i. JOHN PHILLIP TRUNDLE, b. July 1, 1919, died bef. 1990.
ii. LEROY SAM TRUNDLE, b. July 20, 1921; d. Oct. 16, 1922. Leroy was buried at Woodstation Cemetery in Georgia.
37. iii. M.E. TRUNDLE, b. April, 1923.
38. iv. L.L. TRUNDLE, b. November, 1924, Ringgold, Georgia.
39. v. ALICE RUTH TRUNDLE, b. July 19, 1930; d. April 26, 1989, Lakeland, Florida.


25. LAURA E. PHILLIPS (GEORGE WASHINGTON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born May 27, 1901, & died Feb. 5, 1990. She married JUDSON C. MILLER. He was born Jan. 27, 1887, & died Sept. 25, 1985. Laura and Judson were both buried at Hamilton Memorial Gardens in Tennessee.

Children of LAURA PHILLIPS and JUDSON MILLER are:
i. JUDSON C. MILLER, JR., b. aft. 1910.
ii. GEORGE GLENN MILLER, b. 1929; d. 1986. George was buried at Hamilton Memorial Gardens, Chattanooga, TN


26. ANNIE LEE "AUNT ANNA LEE" PHILLIPS (GEORGE WASHINGTON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born Dec. 16, 1904, & died bef. 2000. She married (1) LELAND STRICKLAND aft. 1915. He was born aft. 1880, & died bef. 2000. She married (2) ROY E. MILLER aft. 1916. He was born aft. 1880, & died bef. 1995.

Child of ANNIE PHILLIPS and Leland STRICKLAND is:
i. FRANCES STRICKLAND.


27. KATHLEEN ELLEN PHILLIPS (GEORGE WASHINGTON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born Feb. 2, 1877, & died bef. 1990. She married (1) CART MCGOWIN aft. 1890 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was born aft. 1850. She married (2) G. W. SEARLS aft. 1891. He was born bef. 1900, & died bef. 2000.

Children of KATHLEEN PHILLIPS and CART MCGOWIN are:
i. CHESTER MCGOWIN, b. aft. 1890, St. Louis, Missouri.
ii. BASIL MCGOWIN, b. aft. 1890.
iii. LEE MCGOWIN, b. aft. 1890.
iv. J. T. MCGOWIN, b. aft. 1890.
v. ANOTHER DAUGHTER MCGOWIN?, b. aft. 1890.


28. MARY JANE PHILLIPS (GEORGE WASHINGTON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born Sept. 20, 1879, & died bef. 1990. She married JESSE SCROGGINS aft. 1890. He was born bef. 1885.

Children of MARY PHILLIPS and JESSE SCROGGINS are:
i. BERTHA SCROGGINS, b. aft. 1890; m. RALPH DUKES; b. aft. 1870.
40. ii. MABLE SCROGGINS, b. aft. 1890.
iii. ALINE SCROGGINS, b. aft. 1890; m. HUSBAND ?.
iv. GERTIE SCROGGINS, b. aft. 1890; m. JUDD HICKS, aft. 1904; b. aft. 1870, Rossville, Georgia.
v. THELMA SCROGGINS, b. aft. 1890.
vi. WINSTON SCROGGINS, b. aft. 1890. UNCONFIRMED
vii. INFANT SON SCROGGINS, b. aft. 1890; d. bef. 1950. He died as an infant.


29. ARTHUR LOUIS PHILLIPS (GEORGE WASHINGTON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born March 14, 1883 in Daisy, Tennessee, & died bef. 1990. He married FREDDIE MAY SAMPSON Dec. 24, 1907 in Harriman, Tennessee. She was born March 25, 1892 in Loudin County, Alabama, & died bef. 2000.

Children of ARTHUR PHILLIPS and FREDDIE SAMPSON are:
i. WILLIAM CLYDE PHILLIPS, b. Aug. 20, 1908; m. MYRTLE SEUNDERS, Nashville, Tennessee; b. Aft. 1900.
ii. MAGGIE ELIZABETH PHILLIPS, b. Sept., 1912, Harriman, Tennessee; m. CURTIS WOODSON, aft. 1925; b. aft. 1900.
iii. EDNA (OR EDA) MAY PHILLIPS, b. May 15, 1917; d. bef. 1950.
41. iv. SADIE RUTH PHILLIPS, b. October, 1919, Nashville, Tennessee.
42. v. LULLETTA (OR JULLETTA) GETRUDE PHILLIPS, b. March, 1922.
43. vi. ROBERT ARTHUR PHILLIPS, b. Jan., 1924, Nashville, TN.
vii. RAY LOUIS PHILLIPS, b. Jan. 29, 1924, Nashville, Tennessee, d. abt. Feb. 20, 1924. Twin brother of Robert Arthur Phillips
44. viii. LLOYD GEORGE PHILLIPS, b. July 07, 1927.
ix. FLOYD JAMES PHILLIPS, b. July, 1927, Nashville, Tennessee.
x. JAMES BOYD PHILLIPS, b. Nov. 8, 1929; d. abt. 1945, Florida. James drowned.
xi. MYRTLE LOUISE PHILLIPS, b. May, 1933, East Lake, Chattanooga, Tennessee.


30. WILLIAM ABRAHAM "BUD" PHILLIPS (GEORGE WASHINGTON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born Oct. 14, 1895, & died bef. 2000. He married ELSIE SARATT aft. 1908. She was born aft. 1870 in Sand Mt., Alabama.

Children of WILLIAM PHILLIPS and ELSIE SARATT are:
i. REYNOLD PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1908. Reynold had a farm near Chattanooga, Tennessee.
ii. CLARA PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1908; m. HUSBAND MAJORS, aft. 1920, Harriman, Tennessee.
iii. BEATRICE PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1908; m. HUSBAND CHANDLER, Kentucky.
iv. LOSSIE PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1908; m. E. W. ELLIOTT.
v. HERSCHEL PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1908; d. bef. 1950, Knoxville, Tennessee. "He was killed by electricity while working on a pole" - Phillips Family Record
vi. LEE PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1908.
vii. HARRY PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1908; m. WIFE ?, San Antonio?, Texas. Both he & his wife had TB, but both were cured. - Phillips Family Record
viii. BEULAH PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1908; d. bef. 1950. Beulah died young.


31. THOMAS WALTER PHILLIPS (LOUIS OR LEWIS GORDON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born Nov. 2, 1875, & died Aug. 3, 1957. Thomas was buried at White Oak Cemetery, Red Bank, Tennessee. He sold produce in the Chattanooga area.

Children of THOMAS WALTER PHILLIPS are:
45. i. THOMAS WALTER PHILLIPS, JR., b. 1901; d. 1950.
ii. LOUIS PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1885.
iii. FOSTER PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1885.
iv. BILL PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1885.
v. CHARLIE PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1885.
vi. EDNA PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1885; m. HUSBAND RIDDLE.
vii. BLANCH PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1885.
viii. JENE PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1885.


32. MARGARET LETTIE JANE HARRELL (MARY LADUSKA "AUNT MOLLIE" PHILLIPS, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born May 09, 1884 in Cuthand, Texas, & died bet. 1940 - 1990 in Fort Worth, Texas. She married HARRY GUTZMAN, SR. aft. 1896 in Texas. He was born bef. 1900, and died bef. 1970.

Child of MARGARET HARRELL and HARRY GUTZMAN is:
46. i. HARRY GUTZMAN, JR., b. aft. 1894.


Generation No. 5

33. MARY KEAFE (DAUGHTER PHILLIPS, ABRAHAM ALBERT, "SQUIRE" GEORGE, ABRAHAM BENTON) She married HUSBAND ?.

Child of MARY KEAFE and HUSBAND ? is:
i. ABBIE ?, m. WIFE ?. Abbie & his wife were said to have been shot over a dice game. "This was the family 'black sheep'" according to the Phillips Family Record.


34. SON PHILLIPS (JOSEPH SPENCER, JOSEPH TITUS, "SQUIRE" GEORGE, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born aft. 1907.

Child of SON PHILLIPS is:
i. WILLIAM PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1920; m. ALICE ?.


35. PHILLIP JONES (NAOMI ALBERTA "VERDIE" PHILLIPS, GEORGE WASHINGTON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born June 26, 1916 in Coulterville, TN, & died Feb. 18, 1975 in Washington, DC. Phillip was buried at Hamilton Memorial Gardens, Chattanooga, TN.

Children of PHILLIP JONES are:
i. KATHI JONES, m. HUSBAND HUDSON.
ii. CHILD JONES.


36. THOMAS KELLEY "T.K." JONES (NAOMI ALBERTA "VERDIE" PHILLIPS, GEORGE WASHINGTON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born Nov. 22, 1918 in Hamilton County, TN, & died Jan. 1986 in Blountville, Blount County, TN.

Children of THOMAS JONES and WIFE 1 are:
i. DAUGHTER JONES.
ii. DAUGHTER JONES.


37. M.E. TRUNDLE (WINNIE ROXIE PHILLIPS, GEORGE WASHINGTON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born April, 1923. She married (1) JOHN FRANKLIN "FRANK" JOHNSON Nov. 1, 1943. He was born Feb. 11, 1917, & died Oct. 31, 1956 in Tennessee. She married (2) FRED LESTER WILLIAMS May 23, 1966. He was born aft. 1900. She married (3) JESSE ROBERT EVERETT Nov., 1990.
Frank was a Clemson University Chemistry Graduate.
Frank was killed in an accident that occurred in the chemical plant where he worked in Tennessee.
He is buried at Hamilton Memorial Gardens in Tennessee.

Children of M. TRUNDLE and JOHN JOHNSON are:
47. i. R.L. JOHNSON, b. December, 1949.
ii. J.A. JOHNSON, b. October, 1951.


38. L.L. TRUNDLE (WINNIE ROXIE PHILLIPS, GEORGE WASHINGTON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born Nov., 1924 in Ringgold, Georgia. She married (1) HERMAN DEWITT "BUD" LOWE Aug. 22, 1942, son of SAMUEL LOWE & EFFIE HOGAN. He was born Oct., 1920 in Hamilton County, Tennessee (Harrison/Hamilton, TN). She married (2) O. LINDSEY June 22, 1989 in Ringgold, Georgia. He was born in September.

Children of L. TRUNDLE and HERMAN LOWE are:
48. i. B.D. LOWE, b. March, 1944, Ringgold, Georgia.
ii. GLORIA DARLENE LOWE, b. Feb. 7, 1951, Ringgold, Georgia, d. Feb. 7, 1951, Ringgold, Georgia. There is no marker on her grave, but according to Gloria's mother, she is buried next to John Trundle, her uncle, in Woodstation Cemetery in Georgia.


39. ALICE RUTH TRUNDLE (WINNIE ROXIE PHILLIPS, GEORGE WASHINGTON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born July 19, 1930, & died April 26, 1989 in Lakeland, Florida. She married (1) WILLIAM GLENN BOWLING Jan. 4, 1947. He was born aft. 1915. She married (2) FRANK KOELLING Dec. 2, 1970. He was born bef. 1935. Alice had a sweet disposition and had bright red hair, almost orange. She died from Lung Cancer & Emphysema due to smoking.

Children of ALICE TRUNDLE and WILLIAM BOWLING are:
i. LARRY EUGENE BOWLING, b. April 23, 1948; d. Oct. 14, 1994. Larry died from Lung cancer. He is buried at Hamilton Memorial Gardens in Tennessee.
ii. BETTY SUE BOWLING, b. April, 1952.


40. MABLE SCROGGINS (MARY JANE PHILLIPS, GEORGE WASHINGTON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born aft. 1890. She married WILL WHITE aft. 1904. He was born aft. 1880.

Children of MABLE SCROGGINS and WILL WHITE are:
i. CHILD WHITE.
ii. CHILD WHITE.


41. SADIE RUTH PHILLIPS (ARTHUR LOUIS, GEORGE WASHINGTON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born October, 1919 in Nashville, Tennessee. She married W. G. "BILL" BLACKMAN Dec. 23, 1939 in Rossville, Georgia. He was born bet. 1900 - 1925.

Children of SADIE PHILLIPS and W. BLACKMAN are:
i. B.J. BLACKMAN, b. July, 1944.
ii. CHILD BLACKMAN, b. bef. 1950.


42. LULLETTA (OR JULLETTA) GETRUDE PHILLIPS (ARTHUR LOUIS, GEORGE WASHINGTON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born March, 1922. She married HARRY ALFRED FRANK Nov. 26, 1942. He was born bef. 1930.

Child of LULLETTA PHILLIPS and HARRY FRANK is:
i. C.R. FRANK, b. August, 1943.


43. ROBERT ARTHUR PHILLIPS (ARTHUR LOUIS, GEORGE WASHINGTON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born Jan., 1924 in Nashville, TN. He married GENEVA FINCHER May 15, 1944. She was born bef. 1935.

Child of ROBERT PHILLIPS and GENEVA FINCHER is:
i. D.C. PHILLIPS, b. October, 1947.


44. LLOYD GEORGE PHILLIPS (ARTHUR LOUIS, GEORGE WASHINGTON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born July, 1927. He married LORRAINE GARDNER July, 1945 in Rossville, Georgia. She was born bet. 1915 - 1932.

Child of LLOYD PHILLIPS and LORRAINE GARDNER is:
i. S.L. PHILLIPS, b. aft. 1945.


45. THOMAS WALTER PHILLIPS, JR. (THOMAS WALTER, LOUIS OR LEWIS GORDON, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born 1901, & died 1950. Thomas is buried at White Oak Cemetery, Red Bank, Tennessee. He built houses for a living.

Children of THOMAS WALTER PHILLIPS, JR. are:
49. i. JAMES THOMAS PHILLIPS, b. 1926; d. 1977.
ii. B. PHILLIPS.


46. HARRY GUTZMAN, JR. (MARGARET LETTIE JANE HARRELL, MARY LADUSKA "AUNT MOLLIE" PHILLIPS, ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM BENTON) was born aft. 1894. He married RUTH ODELL PRICE. She was born aft. 1875.

Child of HARRY GUTZMAN and RUTH PRICE is:
i. JANE GUTZMAN, b. aft. 1900.