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ELI PHILLIPS
1814 - 1905

Eli Phillips was born October, 1814 in Ashe County, North Carolina to Payton and Rebecca Phillips. Eli married Nancy Matilda Viars (b. 1816) on March 24, 1934.

Blue Ridge Baptist Church
Blue Ridge Baptist Church - Located along the Blue Ridge Parkway near Phillips Gap in Ashe County, NC, a Phillips Reunion is held here each year and several of the older Phillips family members are buried in the church cemetery.

Nancy was a great granddaugther of John Sr. and Sarah Jenning Shepherd. Nancy's parents were Robert and Elizabeth Powell Viars. Robert Viars was the son of William and Ann Shepherd Viars, Ann being the daughter of John Sr. and Sarah Jennings Shepherd.

The Eli Phillips family lived on the south side of the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains, known as the Jobs Cabin Township in Wilkes County, NC. The majority of Phillips families lived in the Summit Community in the Jobs Cabin Township. Phillips families also populated adjoining Pine Swamp and Obids Townships in Ashe County, NC, and have close ties to Blue Ridge Baptist Church located along the Blue Ridge Parkway near Phillips Gap in Ashe County, NC. [1]

Eli died March 31, 1905. Nancy died about 1878 as result of a rattlesnake bite.

Nine Known Children of Eli and Nancy Matilda Viars Phillips born in Wilkes Co., NC:

  1. Caroline Phillips
  2. George Phillips
  3. William Payton Phillips
  4. Robert Franklin Phillips
  5. James Calvin Phillips
  6. Nathan Phillips
  7. Amanda Phillips
  8. Rhoda Emaline Phillips
  9. John Wesley Phillips

  1. Caroline Phillips, born Feb. 7, 1835; died April 18, 1898; married John Kees, Jr. (b. November, 1831), April 8, 1853 in Wilkes Co., NC; Lived near Fall Creek in Wilkes Co., NC; Had seven known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

      Rebecca Matilda Kees Welborn
      Rebecca Matilda Kees Welborn

    • Rebecca Matilda Kees, born Nov. 6, 1854; died Nov. 28, 1943; married William Richard Welborn (b. May 27, 1853, d. Sept. 4, 1927), about 1878; Richard and Rebecca lived in Summit, Wilkes Co., NC; Had seven known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

      • Martha Welborn, married William Ben Church; Had six known children:

        • Spencer Grady Church, born July 26, 1900; married Vera Goodman (b. Feb. 1, 1906), Aug. 22, 1921.
        • Ray Church
        • Blanche Church; married Wiley Eller
        • Vertie Church
        • Ina Church
        • William Blake Church, born June 16, 1908; died in 1969; married Cecil W. Church, Jan. 4, 1929.

      • Rebecca Alice Welborn, born May 31, 1889; died June 7, 1973; marrried Rom Church, Sept. 29, 1911.

      • Nettie Welborn, married Levi Church (b. May 1, 1881, d. Oct. 30, 1970); Had eight known children:

        • Challie Church
        • Lattie Church
        • Greely Church
        • Ennis Church; married Charles McNeil
        • Lessie Church; married __?__ Eller
        • Hansel Church
        • Duard Church
        • Theodore Church

      • John Lewis Welborn, born July 17, 1894; died Jan. 11, 1984; married Nettie Beshears (b. Aug. 7, 1893, d. Dec. 21, 1984), April 27, 1912: Had five known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Nellie Welborn, born May 22, 1913; deid in 1959; married Blake Church.
        • Walter Welborn, born Oct. 9, 1915; married Eva Mae Church.
        • Charlie Vestal Welborn, born Mar. 17, 1917; died June 9, 1966.
        • Ed Welborn, born Mar. 27, 1918; died in 1987.
        • Harman Johnson Welborn, born Sept. 27, 1919; died October, 1978; married Loy Church (b. April 15, 1921).

      • Willie Welborn, born Feb. 7, 1896; married Leslie Payne; No children.
      • Vertie Welborn

      Calvin Martin Kees
      Calvin Martin Kees

    • Calvin Martin Kees, born Jan. 3, 1856; died April 11, 1937; married 1st Mary Ellen Baker, Dec. 17, 1876; married 2nd Mary Jane Church (d. Nov. 9, 1932) in 1890; Had one known child by Mary Ellen Baker:

      • Cicero Calvin Kees, born May 2, 1878; died Feb. 25, 1943; married Sallie Clarissa Church (b. June 18, 1881, d. Mar. 4, 1969), April 17, 1898; Had three known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Isaac A. Kees, born Oct. 5, 1899; died Mar. 9, 1974; married Ruth Setzer (b. Nov. 18, 1911), Nov. 29, 1931.

        • Lonnie Levi Kees, born Aug. 17, 1904; died June 21, 1976; married 1st Dora Hauser; married 2nd unknown; Had one known child by his second wife:

          1. Lonnie Levi Kees, Jr., born August, 1931; married Honnah Henning; Had one known child: Lonnie Lothar.

        • Turner Harrison Kees, born Mar. 9, 1909; died Jan. 10, 1981; married Willie Neal Myers, Sept. 17, 1937.

    • William Franklin Keys, born Jan. 25, 1860; died July 29, 1934 in Mercer Co., WV; married Nancy Adeline Baker (b. Aug. 15, 1863, d. Nov. 21, 1952), Aug. 6, 1882; Had five known children:

      • Mary Jane Keys, born Sept. 1, 1883; died Mar. 19, 1962; married Monroe Blackburn, Dec. 23, 1900.

      • Calvin Andrew Keys, born Jan. 24, 1886; died Mar. 27, 1972; married Orpha A. Miller (b. Aug. 17, 1890, d. Oct. 11, 1982), Mar. 26, 1906; Had 11 known children:

        • Ralph Darwin Keys, born Feb. 2, 1907; married Thelma Fay Baldwin in March, 1934.
        • Flossie Dew Keys, born Feb. 15, 1909; married William S. Crouch, April 12, 1932.
        • Hantford Sheridan Keys, born Feb. 16, 1911; married Katherine Stables, August, 1932; Had three known children: Roger Lee, Dixie Jo, and Coleen.
        • Beulah Clementine Keys, born Feb. 19, 1913; married Roy Varden Rose, July 18, 1930.
        • Iva Violet Keys, born Jan. 29, 1916; married Clyde Vannoy, Oct. 25, 1934.
        • Eva Leah Keys, born Mar. 16, 1919; married Willard M. Williams, Nov. 28, 1941.
        • Ennis Fern Keys, born Aug. 4, 1921; married 1st Q.D. White, May 7, 1942; married 2nd Downie Martin.
        • Wanda Vee Keys, born Sept. 12, 1923; married Roger Andrew Sharp, Feb. 11, 1946.
        • Dewie Kyle Keys, born Feb. 20, 1925; married Agnes E. Ratliff.
        • Janice Mae Keys, born Mar. 20, 1930; married Jack Terry, April 15, 1950.
        • Conley Blen Keys, born June, 1934; died in July, 1935 by drowning.

      • Harrison Monroe Keys, born Feb. 12, 1889; died Mar. 22, 1981; married Mattie Phillips (b. July 24, 1889, d. Oct. 30, 1943), Dec. 8, 1908; Had five known children:

        • Earl Phillip Keys, born Oct. 4, 1909; died May 1, 1974; married Ethel Gertrude Basham, Sept. 12, 1933.
        • Mamie Ruth Keys, born Dec. 15, 1911; married John Henry Sarver, Mar. 4, 1935.
        • Ruby Mae Keys, born April 2, 1914; married William Clifford Hylton, June 13, 1934.
        • Hix Monroe Keys, born May 22, 1919; married Mary Frances Brown, Oct. 10, 1941.
        • Carl Ivan Keys, born Jan. 7, 1928; married 1st Kethleen Sizemore in 1949; married 2nd Anna Ruth Brammer Bennington.

      • William Osco Keys, born Oct. 24, 1891; married 1st Mellie Mae Archer (d. Feb. 19, 1966), June 19, 1918; married 2nd Pearl Virginia Ratliff, Dec. 17, 1966; Had seven known children by Mellie Mae Archer born in Mercer Co., WV:

        • Keith Archer Keys, born Mar. 29, 1920; married Ann Margaret Wright, Aug. 12, 1939.
        • Trevor Kent Keys, born Sept. 16, 1921; married Syble Irene Phillips, June 29, 1942.
        • Kermit Coolidge Keys, born Nov. 5, 1923; married Betty Jean Scott, June 10, 1947; Had one known child: Kay.
        • Tracy Dillard Keys, born Jan. 8, 1926; married Mildred Ann Kelly, June 30, 1950; Had two knwon children:

          1. David Lee Keys, born Sept. 5, 1954; married Joanne __?__.
          2. Lisa Gaye Keys, born July 12, 1959; married Mike __?__.

        • Dollie Mae Keys, born May 12, 1928; married Ryan mcNeilias Lawrence, Jr., June 1, 1948; Had six known children:

          1. Michael Ryan Lawrence, born June 11, 1950.
          2. Timothy Wayne Lawrence, born Aug. 3, 1951.
          3. Linda Gail Lawrence, born June 4, 1956.
          4. Judith Dianne Lawrence, born Sept. 27, 1958.
          5. Susan Beth Lawrence, born June 6, 1963.
          6. Deborah Lawrence, born Jan. 30, 1967.

        • William Osco Keys, Jr., born Mar. 3, 1931; married 1st Beverly Jean Feuston, Sept. 1, 1954; married 2nd Anna Pearl Hughes, Dec. 9, 1960.

        • Franklin David Keys, born Aug. 18, 1934; married Shirley Krondon, Feb. 27, 1954; Had two known children: Gregory Franklin, born May 10, 1955, and Mark Stephen, born Dec. 4, 1961.

      • Minnie Ada Keys, born April 2, 1895; married Edgar Luellen Dunavant (b. July 5, 1889, d. Feb. 5, 1972), Sept. 10, 1916; Had six known children - all except Lucy were born in Mercer Co., WV:

        • Lucy Jewel Dunavant, born June 20, 1917 in Detroit, MI; married Glacie McComas, Sept. 5, 193?; Had five known children:

          1. Donna Gail McComas, born Oct. 14, 193?
          2. Anita Claudine McComas, born Aug. 3, 1940
          3. Karen Renee McComas, born July 24, 1943
          4. Rita Gaylen McComas, born June 8, 1948
          5. Cheryl Leah McComas, born Aug. 28, 1955

        • Edgar Luellen Dunavant, Jr., born Jan. 15, 1919; married Helen West, Dec. 12, 1945; Had two known children: Randall Blain, born July 4, 1966, and Ronnie Wyatt.

        • Velda Marie Dunavant, born Dec. 5, 1921; married 1st George Kronenberg, Aug. 6, 1942 and had five known children: Doreen, Palma, Dwight, Aubrey, and Timothy; married 2nd __?__ Frost and had one known child: Thalia.

        • Havis Teebolt Dunavant, born Dec. 16, 1923; married Darwin Kester, Mar. 30, 1940; Had three known children: Jerry Dale, Sylvia, and Sharon (died at three weeks).

        • Fleeta Dunavant, born Feb. 27, 1925; died April 18, 1983; married Leroy Hopkins, Feb. 24, 1951; Had two known children: Patricia and Donald.

        • Wilma Dunavant, born Feb. 3, 1927; married Shirley Peters (d. Aug. 7, 1978), Oct. 11, 1949; Had two known children: Lana and Diane.

    • Martha Allas Kees, born Oct. 12, 1865; died Dec. 26, 1949; married Alexander Gallahorn Church, Nov. 27, 1884; Had 12 known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

      • Dela Isabel Church, born Sept. 26, 1885; died May 5, 1938.
      • James Monroe Church, born Dec. 2, 1886; died June 30, 1970.
      • Infant Church, born and died ca. 1887/88.
      • Lewis Melvin Church, born Mar. 30, 1889; died Mar. 10, 1973; married Blanch M. Watson, Jan. 26, 1932.
      • Mary Rachel Church, born Oct. 19, 1890; died April 20, 1959; married __?__ Church; Had two known children:

        • Arthur Otto Church, born May 8, 1909
        • Delia Beatrice Church, born Jan. 12, 1914

      • Nancy Adelaide Church, born June 22, 1892; married William Waters; Had two known children:

        • Herman Waters, born 1904; married Luellen Cornett, Oct. 7, 1926.
        • Conrad D. Waters, born 1907; married Ella Mae Cornett (b. 1913).

      • William Jacob "Jake" Church, born Oct. 19, 1893; died Feb. 22, 1987; married Mattie Mae Thompson (d. Nov. 9, 1986); Jake was a cattle farmer and the owner of Wilkes Barber Shop in Wilkes Co., NC.
      • Deliah Cordelia Church, born Mar. 27, 1895; died Nov. 20, 1983; married J. Grady Waters.
      • Gartha Hamilton Church, born Nov. 12, 1896.
      • Zollie C. Church, born Nov. 15, 1898; married Rebecca Eller.
      • Dinah Church, born Sept. 21, 1900; killed by a horse in March, 1904.
      • Ira Turner Church, born jan. 24, 1903; married Pansy Francis Vannoy, April 15, 1929.

    • Johnny Kees, born ca. 1868; married Tennessee Grizzell in Russell Co., VA; Lived in Russell Co., VA.

    • James Arthur Kees, born Mar. 4, 1871; died Mar. 28, 1957 in Wilkes Co., NC; buried in the Yellow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Wilkes Co., NC; married Laura Etta Baker (b. Sept. 25, 1871, d. Nov. 11, 1942), June 13, 1894; Had nine known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

      • David Clarence Kees, born May 19, 1895; died Feb. 26, 1966; married Nellie Rebecca Church (b. Oct. 24, 1893, d. Dec. 22, 1983), Oct. 22, 1916; Had seven known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Winnie E. Keys, born Aug. 28, 1917; died June 29, 1920.

        • Charlie Keys, born Dec. 24, 1919; died Jan. 9, 1920.

        • David Clarence Keys, Jr., born Feb. 4, 1921; died Jan. 23, 1974; married Louise Hamby (b. Oct. 15, 1921); Had four known children:

          1. Linda Keyes, born Oct. 16, 1942; married Charles Shook; Had one known child: David.

          2. Willard Keyes, born May 3, 1944; married Bonnie Alexander; Had two known children: Lynn and Karen.

          3. Nancy Keyes, born May 4, 1949; married Fred H. Byrd, Jr; Had two known children: Fred H. III and Nickalos.

          4. Gail Keyes, born May 1, 1954; married Dale Zirk.

        • Frances Blanche Keys, born Sept. 27, 1922; married 1st Henry Leonard May, Feb. 14, 1944; married 2nd Rudd Morgan Waddell, April 30, 1967; Had one known child by Henry Leonard:

          1. Gyeral Bernard May, born Jan. 8, 1945; married Veorna Parker in May, 1968; Had one known child: Stephanie Lynn, born April 18, 1970.

        • Joe Keys, born Feb. 26, 1924; died Jan. 9, 1984; married Grace Lane; Had five known children:

          1. Lynette Keys, married __?__ Call
          2. Deveta K. Keys, married __?__ Cooper
          3. Lucy K. Keys, married __?__ Marley
          4. Debra K. Keys, married __?__ Hayes
          5. Joe Donald Keys

        • Lillian Veoria Keys, born April 15, 1927; married Elonzo Grover (b. April 20, 1909, d. April 29, 1974), Jan. 25, 1948; Had two known children:

          1. Ada Carol Grover, born June 2, 1949; married Richard LaChance; Had one known child: Kimberly Ann, born Feb. 11, 1967.

          2. David Michael Grover, born Oct. 4, 1951; married Patricia Fairbanks; Had one known child: Mellisa Louise, born Oct. 25, 1983.

        • Howard Monroe Keys, born Sept. 2, 1929

      • Infant Kees, born and died Dec. 13, 1896.

      • Daniel Arnold Kees, born Oct. 22, 1897; died July 17, 1985; married Winnie Ina Church (b. Nov. 7, 1903), Aug. 22, 1921; Had five known children:

        • Pansy Irene Keys, born Aug. 7, 1922 in Caldwell Co., NC; married Wade V. Miller in 1945; Had one known child:

          1. Reba Sue Miller, born Sept. 26, 1946; married James Olander Cannon, Aug. 10, 1969; Had two known children: Susan Yvonne, born Nov. 6, 1976, and Lorie Joe, born Mar. 29, 1981.

        • Ralph Edward Keys, born June 22, 1924 in Wilkes Co., NC; married Ruby Lovette (b. Mar. 2, 1926), Sept. 18, 1948; Had two known children:

          1. Saron Ann Keys, born Mar. 13, 1950
          2. Carol Dean Keys, born Feb. 16, 1953; married John M. Addington.

        • Georgia Ruth Keys, born July 31, 1926 in Roanoke, VA; married William S. Prevette, Jan. 5, 1946; Had one known child:

          1. Madge Lee Prevette, born Feb. 13, 1947; married Charles Brown, Aug. 16, 1969; Had two known children: Matthew Charles, born Nov. 30, 1980, and Meredith Louren, born Mar. 9, 1983.

        • Juanita Keys, born April 26, 1929 in Wilkes Co., NC; married Lytle Gwyn Elmore, Jr. (b. July 12, 1926), Dec. 3, 1949; Had two known children:

          1. Larry Gwyn Elmore, born Feb. 28, 1956; married 1st Rebecca Wagoner (b. Dec. 5, 1954); married 2nd Beverly Claudine Johnston, June 6, 1987.

          2. Debora Darlene Elmore, born Sept. 22, 1960; married Ronnie Darell Kilby, June 6, 1980.

        • Hubert Dell Keys, born Nov. 23, 1935 in Wilkes Co., NC; married Helen Higgins, July 20, 1957; Had four known children:

          1. Alan Clinton Keys, born Sept. 11, 1959; married Tish Carringer, June 18, 1983.
          2. Dolores Elaine Keys, born April 5, 1961; married Roger Williams, July 17, 1983.
          3. David Harold Keys, born Jan. 26, 1964.
          4. Brenda Anette Keys, born Dec. 23, 1965.

      • Infant Kees, born and died Jan. 29, 1899.

      • Earley Adam Kees, born Aug. 23, 1901; married 1st Violet Beshears, May 31, 1924; married 2nd Nora (Beshears) Phillips; married 3rd Bertha Mae (Dula) Shelton; Had two known children by Violet Beshears:

        • Gwyn Austin Keys, born mar. 4, 1925 in Salem, VA; died in 1983; Unmarried.

        • Rosella Keys, born in Salem, VA; married Richard Moore; Had three known children: Faye, Mikeal, and David.

      • Rachel Eve Kees, born Sept. 16, 1906; married Boomer R. Dowell (b. Nov. 22, 1900), July 11, 1928; Had four known children born in Virginia:

        • Barbara Jean Dowell, born Sept. 16, 1932; married Jack Spears, June 24, 1950; Had five known children:

          1. Bonnie Lee Spears, born Aug. 30, 1951; married Gary Donihoo, Aug. 18, 1973.
          2. Janine Annette Spears, born Aug. 25, 1953; married Darrell Looney, June 16, 1973.
          3. Denise Lynn Spears, born Oct. 22, 1959; married Michael Fraser, June 18, 1983.
          4. Jack Crate Spears, born May 30, 1961; married Kimberly Brown, Oct. 12, 1981.
          5. Brian Joseph Spears, born July 28, 1970.

        • James Edward Dowell, born Mar. 11, 1937; married Mavis Leonard, Mar. 14, 1979; Had three known children: James, Pamela, and George.

        • Joanne Dowell, born June 19, 1940; married William R. Bolling, Sr.; Had three known children: William R. III, Donna and Rhonda.

        • Conley McCoy Dowell, born July 6, 1941; married Joanne Sirrilla; Had two known children: Colleen and Conley James.

      • Mary Leah Kees, born Oct. 24, 1908; married Coy Newland Church (b. June 16, 1907, d. April 5, 1980), Oct. 26, 1929.

      • Thursa Maud Kees, born June 24, 1911; died May 6, 1913.

      • Martha Elizabeth Kees, born April 21, 1916; married 1st William Russell Church, may 3, 1936; married 2nd Allen Price Woodford.

    • Mary Magdalene Kees, born April 4, 1874; died April, 1952 in Russell Co., VA; married Enoch F. Church (b. May 28, 1877), Dec. 26, 1897; Had four known children:

      • Mertie A. Church, born Nov. 29, 1899; married 1st Asa Baker; married 2nd __?__ Cook.
      • Burlie L. Church, born April 22, 1901; married __?__ Hale.
      • Lola Bertha Church, born June 1, 1902; married John Q. Adams, July 11, 1934.
      • Virgie Esther Church, born may 4, 1903 in Russell Co., VA; died Sept. 21, 1969; Unmarried.

    George Phillips
    George Phillips

  2. George Phillips, born ca. 1839; died May 21, 1863 of Febris Typhoides in Goldsboro, NC while serving the Confederacy during the Civil War. He enlisted Oct. 1, 1862 at Raleigh, NC under Major Mallett for three years of service. Married Nancy Powell (b. ca. 1834), Dec. 16, 1858; Lived in the Reddies River Twp, Wilkes Co., NC; Had two known children:

    • Larry Ellison Phillips, born Mar. 18, 1861; died May 10, 1938 in Wilkes Co., NC; buried at the Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery in Cricket, Wilkes Co., NC; married 1st Mary Sylvesta Hawthorne (b. Nov. 6, 1861, d. Aug. 2, 1918), Mar. 21, 1883; married 2nd Ella Tulbert (b. Nov. 15, 1866, d. June 1, 1959), April 11, 1923; Had five known children by Mary Sylvesta Hawthorne, born in Wilkes Co., NC:

      • Larry Privette Phillips, born June 9, 1885; died Jan. 10, 1945; married Ada Milo Pierce (b. April 12, 1899, d. Aug. 26, 1973), June 15, 1911; Had three known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • William Clyde Phillips, born June 28, 1913; married Ruby Cleo Hemric; Had three known children:

          1. Charlotte Ann Phillips, born Feb. 17, 1940
          2. Larry Clyde Phillips, born Feb. 3, 1941
          3. Kenneth Phillips

        • Pauline Phillips, born April 27, 1915; married Frank Henderson; Had two known children: Barry and Lance.

        • Robert Frederick Phillips, born Dec. 13, 1933; died Aug. 3, 1945; He was hit and killed by a car.

        Hafford McCoy Phillips
        Hafford McCoy Phillips

      • Hafford McCoy Phillips, born Oct. 21, 1886; died Feb. 29, 1964; married Mary Belle McLean (b. Nov. 6, 1884, d. Aug. 31, 1971), Dec. 11, 1915; Had five known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Joe Coy Phillips, born Oct. 7, 1916; died July 10, 1918.

        • Edna Belle Phillips, born Feb. 15, 1919; married Chester Jolly (b. 1908), Sept. 30, 1937; Had one known child: Philip.

        • Irene Phillips, born Jan. 30, 1921; married Max William McCollum, Sr., July 11, 1942; Had three known children: Mary, Richard, and Max William, Jr.

        • Daniel Ellison Phillips, born Jan. 6, 1923; married Ruby Jones; Had three known children: Linda, Daniel (b. Nov. 21, 1958), and Martha (died at age 4).

        • Paul Hafford Phillips, born Aug. 25, 1926; died Nov. 1, 1931.

        Everette Odell Phillips
        Everette Odell Phillips

      • Everette Odell Phillips, born May 8, 1890; died April 12, 1932; married 1st Myrtle Lytham, Dec. 26, 1910; married 2nd Pauline McDaniels (b. Aug. 14, 1893, d. Feb. 22, 1977), Feb. 7, 1922; Had three known children by Pauline McDaniels:

        • Eleanor Frances Phillips, born Jan. 14, 1924; married Thomas Randolph Denton and had two daughters.

        • Eugene Odell Phillips, born July 31, 1929; married Bonnie Myers; Had one known child: John.

        • Carolyn Louise Phillips, born Aug. 28, 1931; married Gerald Jeffcoat.

      • Della Elizabeth Phillips, born July 30, 1892; died Mar. 17, 1986; married 1st Thomas Jones Frazier (b. July 30, 1894, d. Aug. 15, 1954), Jan. 30, 1916; married 2nd Thomas Jefferson Haigwood (b. May 4, 1891, d. April 30, 1969); Had four known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Ralph Jones Frazier, born June 22, 1917; died Nov. 10, 1980; married 1st Mary Magdalene Barlow, June 1, 1940; married 2nd Vetta (Church) Watts.

        • Della Elizabeth Frazier, born Mar. 29, 1920; died Feb. 19, 1985; married William Ray Harris, June 6, 1946.

        • Mary Lois Frazier, born Feb. 16, 1924; married Roy Labon Abernathy, April 6, 1940; Had four known children:

          1. Mary Sylvia Abernathy, born Feb. 4, 1941; married James Rufus Bare; live in North Wilkesboro, NC.
          2. Joyce Ann Abernathy, born Jan. 24, 1943
          3. Sandra Lou Abernathy, born Oct. 4, 1945
          4. Nancy Lynn Abernathy, born Aug. 13, 1949

        • Martha Lou "Jackie" Frazier, born Jan. 1, 1926; married Eugene Gladstone; Had four known children:

          1. Barbara Gladstone, born June 16, 1956; married Bernie Barton.
          2. Louis Gladstone
          3. Gerald Gladstone
          4. Melissa Gladstone

        Ralph Leonard Phillips
        Ralph Leonard Phillips

      • Ralph Leonard Phillips, born Aug. 10, 1894; died May 31, 1963; married 1st Mary Lytham; married 2nd Elma Minors; married 3rd Grace Arnold; Had five known children by Mary Latham:

        • Ralph Leonard Phillips, Jr., married with eight children.
        • Martha Ann Phillips, married Monty Loeb and has five children.
        • Robert Phillips, married __?__ Dale and has two daughters.
        • Mary Kathryn Phillips (twin to James), married Dick Stewart and has three children.
        • James Ellison Phillips (twin to Mary), never married.


      Rebecca Jane Phillips Myers
      Rebecca Jane Phillips Myers

    • Rebecca Jane Phillips, born April 10, 1863; died Aug. 30, 1951 in Wilkes Co., NC; buried at the Haymeadow Church Cemetery in Hayes, Wilkes Co., NC; married Leandris "Lee" B. Myers (b. Sept. 20, 1855, d. Oct. 21, 1936), Jan. 14, 1909.

  3. William Payton Phillips, born Aug. 7, 1844 (identical twin to Robert); died Mar. 27, 1933; buried at the Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Ashe Co., NC; married Mary Ann Powell (b. Aug. 25, 1848), December 19, 1865. William was a soldier in the Civil War, but deserted to be near his dying brother, George. After George's death, William returned home with his twin brother, Robert Frankin, and hid out in a cave in Wilkes Co., NC in an attempt to avoid being captured by the "Home Guard" assigned to bring back and punish any deserters or dodgers of the Civil War. After the Civil War, the family lived in Job's Cabin Township, Wilkes Co., NC; William and brother Franklin owned and operated a grist mill. Had 14 children - names of 12 known:

      David Clements and Susannah Elizabeth Phillips Miller
      David Clements and Susannah Elizabeth Phillips Miller

    • Susannah Elizabeth Phillips, born Feb. 19, 1867; died Aug. 13, 1911; buried at the Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Ashe Co., NC; married David Clements Miller (b. Dec. 2, 1864, d. May 22, 1961), ca. 1888; Had three known children born in Ashe Co., NC:

      • Vena Melina Miller, born Jan. 5, 1890; died Mar. 3, 1971; married Heg Parsons (b. July 29, 1886, d. Dec. 30, 1974), April 10, 1909; Had nine known children born in Ashe Co., NC:

        • Herbert Dewey Parsons, born Jan. 29, 1910; died May 17, 1982; married Virginia Brown, Dec. 23, 1936.

        • Howard Oren Parsons, born Mar. 30, 1911; died Dec. 17, 1944 while serving in World War II; married Laura Truitt, Jan. 23, 1936.

        • Vivian Christine Parsons, born May 17, 1914; died Nov. 13, 1963; married Claude Ashe, June 2, 1953.

        • Jones Woodrow Parsons, born Nov. 6, 1916; married Paralea Faw, Dec. 24, 1937.

        • Violet Esther Parsons, born May 7, 1919; married John Wallace, Sept. 9, 1950.

        • Irvin Morrison Parsons, born Mar. 27, 1921; died May 12, 1977; married Ella Mae Grogan, June 17, 1949.

        • James Fulton Parsons, born April 26, 1924; never married.

        • Ruth Alzena Parsons, born June 25, 1926; never married.

        • Inez Elizabeth Parsons, born July 12, 1930; married Earl Wiley Severt, Nov. 16, 1945.

      • James Commodore Miller, born Feb. 22, 1892; married Matela "Minnie" Calloway (b. Mar. 6, 1898, d. April 15, 1961) in 1914; Had six known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Infant Miller, born and died Mar. 13, 1915.
        • Edith Lucille Miller, born Nov. 17, 1917; died Mar. 23, 1918.
        • Blanche Landreth Miller, born in 1918.
        • Joseph Clements Miller, born April 14, 1920; died July 10, 1977.
        • Fredric C. Miller, born in 1926.
        • Dorothy Sue Miller, born in 1928; married Bradley Miller.

      • Lonnie Fidell Miller, born Sept. 19, 1897; married Chessie McNeil, May 16, 1916; No children.

    • Clarissa M. Phillips, born Mar. 20, 1872; died Aug. 30, 1954; buried at the Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Ashe Co., NC; married Russell S. Miller (b. Nov. 11, 1867, d. June 27, 1926) in 1889; Had 11 known children born in Ashe Co., NC:

      • William Wells Miller, born Jan. 5, 1890; died Sept. 29, 1910 in West Virginia.

      • Daniel Worth Miller, born Mar. 28, 1891; died Feb. 7, 1965; married 1st Mabel Lotes; married 2nd Bessie (Liddle) Bare (b. June 4, 1894, d. Oct. 17, 1946); Had two known children by Bessie Bare:

        • Ola Raye Miller, born Aug. 11, 1924; married Ralph Duane Church (d. Dec. 19, 1971), Mar. 13, 1942; Had two known children:

          1. Brenda Raye Church, born Feb. 27, 1946; married H.C. Colvard, Jr., Aug. 15, 1971.
          2. Debra Claire Church, born Feb. 10, 1951.

        • Leslie Gavin Miller, born June 14, 1928; died Aug. 8, 1954; married Marie Staley.

      • Harrison Heggie Miller, born Mar. 3, 1893; died Sept. 15, 1969; married Julie Mash; No children.

      • Lenora Ethel Miller, born mar. 24, 1895; died Dec. 10, 1979; married Odell Beshears (b. July 16, 1893, d. June 11, 1971), Nov. 28, 1915; Had nine known children born in Wilkes Co., NC, except Orpha:

        • Dorothy Faye Beshears, born Oct. 25, 1916; died Feb. 4, 1982; married Thomas W. Lenderman, Sept. 15, 1944; Had two known children:

          1. Judith Ann Lenderman, born April 24, 1947; married Edward Snyder, Sr., Dec. 21, 1968; Had two known children: Edward, Jr., born Feb. 16, 1970, and Laura, born Jan. 3, 1975.

          2. Sarah Lenderman, born Jan. 29, 1949; married Danny Pell, July 15, 1972; Had two known children: David, born April 23, 1974, and Melissa, born April 24, 1976.

        • Male Lenderman, born Aug. 1, 1918.

        • Orpha Beshears, born July 10, 1919; married William Mitchell in 1947; Had two known children:

          1. Billy Mitchell, born Dec. 12, 1947.
          2. Bobby Mitchell, born Nov. 20, 1948; married Brigette Rogers; Had one known child: Shelly Ann, born May 31, 1971.

        • Ray Alfred Beshears, born April 10, 1921; married Berniece Johnson, Sept. 29, 1944; Had one known child:

          1. David Beshears, born July 11, 1946; married Carol Blackwell.

        • Vada Blanche Beshears, born Aug. 2, 1923; married Robert Church (d. 1971), Dec. 23, 1942; Had two known children:

          1. Ronald Lee Church, born May 13, 1945; married Wanda Porter; Had two known children: Christopher and Michael.

          2. Scott Church, born Feb. 12, 1959; married Cheryl Hamby, Aug. 8, 1981.

        • Doris Mozelle Beshears, born Jan. 20, 1927; married Harlie Moser (d. 1979), Nov. 27, 1948; Had one known child:

          1. Shirley Ann Moser, born Aug. 14, 1949; married Ray Lowe, July 10, 1971; Had two known children: Sharon, born Sept. 22, 1973, and Valerie, born June 14, 1976.

        • Lela Beshears, born Dec. 1, 1928; married James Mitchell in 1947; Had four known children:

          1. Louise Mitchell, born Aug. 12, 1948; married Donald Black in 1978.

          2. Lorraine Mitchell, born Aug. 25, 1950; married Steve Birkette; Had two known children: Melissa, born May 21, 1978, and Nathan, born Aug. 1, 1980.

          3. Jimmy Mitchell, born May 30, 1953.

          4. David Mitchell, born Oct. 23, 1970.

        • Kathleen Beshears, born June 17, 1930; married Blaine Calloway, Jan. 20, 1951; Had four known children:

          1. Benny Calloway, born Dec. 17, 1953; married Gladys Benton.

          2. Elaine Calloway, born Jan. 27, 1956; married Terry West; Had three known children: Stephanie, born Oct. 28, 1973, Kristi, born June 6, 1979, and Jason, born Oct. 13, 1980.

          3. Mike Calloway, born Aug. 24, 1957.

          4. Karen Calloway, born Feb. 12, 1961.

        • Brenda Joyce Beshears, born Aug. 11, 1941; married Lewis Edwin Lowe (d. Dec. 20, 1979), Mar. 27, 1959; Had one known child: Gregory, born May 5, 1965.

      • Ada Laura Miller, born Mar. 20, 1898; died Jan. 28, 1976; Unmarried.

      • Lawrence McKinley Miller, born July 27, 1900; died April 14, 1967; married Nora Beshears; Had three known children born in Ashe Co., NC:

        • Albert Bynum Miller, born April 7, 1933; married Elizabeth Hawes.

        • Ruby Lavinia Miller, born April 30, 1935; married William Clifford Johnson, May 13, 1950; Had two known children:

          1. Tony Johnson, born June 2, 1951; married Dawn Rhoades, Aug. 5, 1973; Had one known child: Matthew, born June 15, 1977.

          2. Ricky Johnson, born Sept. 19, 1953; married Elizabeth Hamilton, Sept. 2, 1978.

        • Billy Dean Miller, born April 24, 1939; died July 19, 1947.

      • Lula Matella Miller, born Feb. 2, 1904; died Nov. 21, 1975; married George Albert Almoney, Feb. 18, 1928 in Norfolk, VA.

      • Belva Leola Miller, born May 15, 1907; died Feb. 15, 1963; married Gurney Walsh (b. Mar. 10, 1912), Dec. 9, 1930; Had two known children:

        • Joan Patricia Walsh, born Dec. 6, 1932 in Ashe Co., NC; married Donald Ray Johnson, Oct. 31, 1954; Had two known children:

          1. Donna Lynn Johnson, born Mar. 24, 1957; married Ricky Wayne Bumgarner; Had one known child: Robin Patricia, born Oct. 18, 1976.

          2. Timothy Walsh Johnson, born Dec. 23, 1959.

        • Kenneth Bryant Walsh, born June 27, 1942 in Wilkes Co., NC; married Linda Diane Oakley, June 4, 1967; Had one known child: Chad Bryant, born May 1, 1974.

      • Mattie Clyde Miller, born may 8, 1909; married Edward Herman Beshears, April 10, 1931.

      • Ruby Estelle Miller, born April 20, 1911; died Feb. 14, 1930.

      • Faye Minnie Miller, born Mar. 7, 1913; married Robert Hampton Williams (b. Mar. 31, 1910, d. Aug. 19, 1973), July 1, 1931; Had eight known children born in Ashe Co., NC, except Kenneth Kyle:

        • Marlene Dietrich Williams, born Mar. 26, 1932; married James William Brashier; Had two known children: Lisa and Ray.

        • Wayne Robert Williams, born Dec. 19, 1933; married Ruth __?__; Had four known children: Diane, Brenda, Larry, and Hank.

        • Nina Pearl Williams, born Mar. 2, 1937; married 1st Clay Miller; married 2nd __?__ Morris; Had four known children by Clay Miller: Steve, Kathy, Randy and Teresa.

        • Kenneth Kyle Williams, born April 18, 1939 in Wilkes Co., NC; married 1st Joyce __?__; married 2nd unknown; Had two known children: Rhonda and Ken.

        • Thomas Wade Williams, born Aug. 13, 1944; never married.

        • Linda Raye Williams, born May 27, 1947; married Elbert Theodore Irvin, Oct. 5, 1968; Had one known child: Derek Elbert.

        • Jerry Bryan Williams, born July 1, 1952; married Patricia __?__.

        • Carolyn Jean Williams, born June 25, 1955; married 1st James __?__; married 2nd unknown.

    • Martin Philo Phillips, born Mar. 7, 1873; died April 22, 1899 of Tuberculosis; buried in a Family Cemetery near Phillips Gap, Ashe Co., NC; married Cora Ella Beshears, Mar. 30, 1892; Had four known children:

      • Lora Gertie Phillips, born Jan. 31, 1894; died Feb. 2, 1931; married Taylor H. Eller; Had two known children:

        • Bertha Lee Eller, married Robert Byers and had four children.
        • Gene Eller, married Willa Dean Scott and had two children.

      • Clarence McKinley Phillips, born April 2, 1896; died May 30, 1980; married Lillian Beatrice Walsh (b. Oct. 9, 1899, d. May 13, 1977), Aug. 27, 1916; Had 13 known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Delta C. Phillips, born June 26, 1917; married Sherman Call.
        • Minnie Fern Phillips, born April 17, 1919; married Jesse Watts.
        • Don Phillips, born April 10, 1921; married Mary Bradley.
        • Clarence McKinley Phillips, Jr., born Nov. 11, 1922; married Nell Deliah Osborne, Aug. 23, 1944; Had three known children: Carol Elizabeth, born Mar. 13, 1948, Linda Sue, born Feb. 8, 1953, and Ronnie Eugene, born April 21, 1956.
        • Geraldine Phillips, born Mar. 24, 1924; married Thurman Kilby.
        • Wilfred A. Phillips, born April 8, 1926; died Feb. 6, 1972; married Martha Jane Royal.
        • Lucy Vivian Phillips, born Feb. 26, 1928; married Millard Laws, born Jan. 19, 1943.
        • Mary U. Phillips, died at birth
        • Annie Lou Phillips, born Jan. 29, 1930; married Clarence Greene, Dec. 2, 1949.
        • Pansy Mae Phillips, born April 29, 1931; married Clyde Greene, June 21, 1946.
        • Betty Jean Phillips, born Oct. 17, 1935; married Buren Wayne.
        • Norene Phillips, born Sept. 29, 1937; married Bill Hood.
        • Katrina Phillips, born Dec. 21, 1938; married Robert Staley.

      • Maggie Phillips, born Mar. 9, 1897; died Dec. 2, 1955; married Claude Wilcox (b. Feb. 27, 1896, d. Dec. 7, 1971); Had 11 known children:

        • Clifford Wilcox, married Dean Holman.
        • Winnie Wilcox, married Carter Scott.
        • Minnie Wilcox, married Paul Davis.
        • Bennie Wilcox, married Della Osborne.
        • Cora Wilcox; married Burl Winebarger.
        • Odell Wilcox, married Wilma Lachy.
        • Ellie Wilcox, married J.B. Pilkinton.
        • Ruby Lee Wilcox, married Junior Lee.
        • Juanita Wilcox, married Bill Wolman.
        • Infant Wilcox, died at birth.
        • Infant Wilcox, died at birth.

      • Clyde Dewey Phillips, born Sept. 1, 1898; died Aug. 19, 1980; married Stella Lougertie Cardwell (b. Dec. 8, 1901, d. Mar. 20, 1978), Dec. 24, 1918; Had 12 known children born in Wilkes Co., NC, except Mary Ruth:

        • Infant Female Phillips, born and died Jan. 19, 1920.
        • Infant Female Phillips, born and died Jan. 12, 1921.

        • Mary Ruth Phillips, born Jan. 22, 1922; married Duel Spears, Feb. 18, 1938; Had seven known children:

          1. Clyde Ray Spears, born Dec. 18, 1939; married Juanita Watson, June 6, 1958.
          2. William Gene Spears, born Oct. 19, 1941; married Sally Hartley, May 27, 1960.
          3. Rex Allen Spears, born Dec. 13, 1942; married Jewel Triplett, June 9, 1972.
          4. Linda Marie Spears, born Dec. 17, 1944; married Wayne Sherrill, Nov. 4, 1967.
          5. Danny Lee Spears, born Nov. 12, 1947; married Teresa Westmoreland, Oct. 14, 1966.
          6. Margaret Ann Spears, born Aug. 9, 1953; married Dennis Wear, Dec. 22, 1969.
          7. Michael Lynn Spears, born June 16, 1959; married Connie Hicks, Nov. 12, 1980.

          Philo Franklin & Josephine McGuire Phillips
          Philo Franklin & Josephine McGuire Phillips

        • Philo Franklin Phillips, born Oct. 16, 1924; died Dec. 30, 1986; married Josephine Bruce McGuire (b. Dec. 11, 1925), Aug. 1, 1941; Had five known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

          1. Virginia Kay Phillips, born Jan. 19, 1942; married James N. Minton.
          2. Wendel Philo Phillips, born Sept. 19, 1944.
          3. Glenda Fay Phillips, born July 19, 1946; married Lewis Morgan.
          4. Reba Jane Phillips, born Feb. 6, 1948; married Jerry Jennings.
          5. Clyde Darrell Phillips, born Oct. 2, 1949.

        • Earnest Branson Phillips, born Oct. 10, 1926; married Launa Mildred Cardwell, Nov. 27, 1950.

        • Ina Mae Phillips, born Jan. 11, 1929; married R.J. Spears, Dec. 24, 1946.

        • Zora Vea Phillips, born Jan. 25, 1931; married Earnest Spears, Feb. 1, 1947.

        • Herbert Haze Phillips, born June 19, 1933; died June 30, 1972; married Janie Johnson, May 3, 1952.

        • William Lloyd Phillips, born Jan. 29, 1936; died Dec. 9, 1975; married Mary Ellen Calloway, Dec. 11, 1956.

        • Wade Herlie Phillips, born Oct. 24, 1938; married Mary Ellen Coffey, Dec. 18, 1965.

        • Dwight Carroll Phillips, born Sept. 4, 1946; married Judy Coffey, June 18, 1966.

        • Clyde Ralph Phillips, born Oct. 15, 1943; married 1st Christine Gurley, April 17, 1963; married 2nd Vickie McCall.

    • William Osco Phillips, born April 23, 1875; died July 9, 1919; buried at the Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Ashe Co, NC; married Rebecca Florence Watson (b. Aug. 4, 1877, d. Dec. 6, 1947), Feb. 20, 1899; Had eight known children:

      • Ina A. Phillips, born Nov. 20, 1903 in Wilkes Co., NC; married 1st Dolf Holdaway; married 2nd William Benge; Had one known child by Dolf Holdaway:

        • Kenneth Arlen Holdaway, Sr., married Belle Campbell, April 11, 1942; Had five known children: Kenneth Arlen, Jr., Brenda Elaine, Shirley Ann, Larry Garland, and Lannie Dale.

      • Elsie Leola Phillips, born Sept. 13, 1905 in Wilkes Co., NC; married Gonsello D. Greer (b. April 15, 1901).

          Had three known children prior to marriage:

        • Arley Phillips, born Jan. 4, 1922; married Grace __?__.
        • Alfred Phillips, born Nov. 21, 1923; married Louise Owens, Feb. 1, 1943.
        • Audrey Lee Phillips, born Oct. 20, 1925; married Walter Davis; No children.

          Had seven known children by Gonsello Greer:

        • Harold Ford Greer, born July 10, 1928; married Lucille Dobbins, Aug. 12, 1960; Had two known children: Debra and David.

        • Herbert Monroe Greer, born Aug. 19, 1929; Never married.

        • Vera Lennis Greer, born Aug. 14, 1930; married Rufus Eller, May 9, 1948; Had three known children: Francis, Kathy, and Lisa.

        • Avis Greer, born Dec. 23, 1933; married Rex Sudreth, Jan. 13, 1951.

        • Dean Webster Greer, born Feb. 26, 1935; married Janice Barlowe, Feb. 22, 1958; Had one known child: Caren.

        • Douglas Greer, born Feb. 6, 1940; married Patricia Pearson, June 19, 1974.

        • Novella Greer, born Aug. 26, 1944; married Thomas Davis, June 1, 1962.

      • William Taft Phillips, born Aug. 20, 1907 in Wilkes Co., NC; married Nellie Pearl Shoun (b. Sept. 20, 1922); lived in Wilkes Co., NC; Had 10 known children:

        • Alice Leola Phillips, born Feb. 26, 1941; married John W. Church, April 2, 1959; Had three known children: John Daniel, born Nov. 1, 1962, Mary Ruth, born May 16, 1965, and James Samuel, born Dec. 10, 1966.

        • Florence Lucille Phillips, born Mar. 7, 1942; married Luther J. Mastin, April 25, 1970.

        • William Eleyn Phillips, born mar. 26, 1944; married Dorothy Broyhill, June 27, 1968; Had two known children: April Louise, born Aug. 4, 1969, and William Dewayne, born April 2, 1971.

        • Flora Mae Phillips, born July 16, 1946; married James D. Williams, Jan. 23, 1965; Had two known children: Lisa Irene, born June 15, 1967, and Robin Lynn, born Mar. 25, 1971.

        • Annie Faye Phillips, born Mar. 16, 1948; married Jerry W. Anderson, June 16, 1979.

        • James Edwin Phillips, born July 3, 1950; married Louellen Whitaker, Mar. 6, 1977; Had two known children: Leslie LouEllen, born Jan. 2, 1978, and Vanessa Gail, born Jan. 28, 1982.

        • Mary Lea Phillips, born Jan. 16, 1953; married Thomas P. Ashley, June, 1974; Had two known children: Melissa Ann, born May 1, 1976, and Charles Thomas, born June 14, 1982.

        • Joseph Osco Phillips, born mar. 14, 1955; married Virginia Redding, January, 1978.

        • Benjamin Harrison Phillips, Sr., born Nov. 29, 1957; died Nov. 6, 1985; married Lila Jean Marsh, July 31, 1981; Had three known children: Benjamin Harrison, Jr., born July 17, 1982, Jason, and James Michael.

        • Clarence Allen Phillips, born July 27, 1960; married Janie Beverly Williams (b. July 8, 1962), Nov. 16, 1980; Had one known child: Jessica Lynn, born Nov. 23, 1981.

      • Myrtle Phillips, born April 26, 1909 in Wilkes Co., NC; married Joseph McElroy (b. April 8, 1895, d. Mar. 22, 1968), Feb. 24, 1926; Had five known children:

        • Florence Maxine McElroy, born May 31, 1929; married James Embry (b. Aug. 8, 1928), Aug. 14, 1948; Had three known children:

          1. Joann Embry, born June 13, 1949; married Howard Jones; Had two known children: Terry Robert, born Feb. 2, 1971, and Sarah Kathleen, born Nov. 24, 1978.

          2. Denis James Embry, born Dec. 8, 1953; married Janet Bacus; Had one known child: Jason Wayne, born Nov. 14, 1971.

          3. Melvin Dale Embry, born April 4, 1955; married Tera V. Nessler; Had one known child: Gordon Dale, born June 15, 1983.

        • James A. McElroy, born Sept. 20, 1931; married Mary Cook (b. May 28, 1938), April 23, 1960.

        • Athel Stokes McElroy, born Feb. 12, 1934; married Iris Walk, July 29, 1955; Had one known child:

          1. Karen Sue McElroy, born July 29, 1956; married Howard Wilson; Had one known child: Isreal Jacob, born Oct. 11, 1976.

        • Eva Christine McElroy, born Feb. 9, 1936; married George Hardy, Aug. 16, 1954.

        • Norma K. McElroy, born Jan. 29, 1941; married Donald Moore (b. May 28, 1943), Aug. 20, 1962; Had three known children:

          1. Debra Marie Moore, born July 3, 1963; Had one known child: Amberly Kathleen, born Oct. 20, 1983.
          2. Donald Gene Moore, Jr., born June 14, 1967.
          3. Dena Dale Moore, born Nov. 13, 1968.

      • Stokes Vernon Phillips, born Oct. 5, 1911 in Wilkes Co., NC; married Mabel Irene Thompson (b. Mar. 13, 1923, d. May 31, 1986), Aug. 26, 1939.

          Had one known child by Bertha Phillips:

        • D. Gene Phillips, born Nov. 26, 1936 in Washington Co., VA; married Mary Ann Yancy; Had one known child: Michael G., born Oct. 22, 1976.

          Had eight known children by Mabel Irene Thompson:

        • Patricia Helen Phillips, born Dec. 27, 1940 in Adair Co., KY; married 1st Ronald C. Puckett, Sr. in 1959; married 2nd Ronald Lloyd (b. May 6, 1939).

            Had three known children by Ronald Puckett:

          1. Ronald C. Puckett, Jr., born Jan. 10, 1961.
          2. Cassandra L. Puckett, born Dec. 28, 1963.
          3. Melissa D. Puckett, born Dec. 26, 1965; married Anthony Sizemore, Nov. 10, 1983.

            Had four known children by Ronald Lloyd:

          4. Andrew C. Lloyd, born Feb. 17, 1969.
          5. Laura L. Lloyd, born Nov. 21, 1972.
          6. Peri K. Lloyd, born Aug. 14, 1976.
          7. Heather Irene Lloyd, born July 24, 1978.

        • Verale Warren Phillips, born Mar. 19, 1942 in Jefferson Co., KY; married Francine Lukey; Had two known children: Lisa Marie, born April 25, 1969, and John Eric, born Aug. 26, 1970.

        • Stokes Vernon Phillips, Jr., born Aug. 2, 1944 in Louisville, KY; died Mar. 14, 1948.

        • Rebecca Jo Phillips, born July 5, 1949 in Marion Co., IN; married John Yungbluth.

        • Theodore A. Phillips, Sr., born July 24, 1951 in Louisville, KY; married Sandra Elliott; Had one known child: Theodore A. Jr., born Feb. 21, 1982.

        • Sandra Kay Phillips, born Mar. 24, 1953 in Louisville, KY; married Terry Scott; Had one known child before marriage: Amanda M., born June 7, 1970; Had two known children by Terry Scott: Kristy L., born Sept. 14, 1977, and Teri Lynn, born Jan. 19, 1981.

        • Janet Edmina Phillips, born Aug. 8, 1956 in Hamilton Co., OH; married James Kolb; Had one known child before marriage: Simon V., born in 1980.

        • G. Matthew Phillips, born Jan. 3, 1964 in Kenton Co., KY.

      • Allie Smith Phillips, born July 24, 1915; died Mar. 23, 1980; married Lula Faye Powell in 1940; No children.

      • Infant Phillips, died at birth.
      • Infant Phillips, died at birth.

    • Laura Genelia Phillips, born June 23, 1877/78; died Oct. 22, 1945; buried in the Bare Family Cemetery near the Ashe-Wilkes, NC line; married Jacob Bare (b. Sept. 23, 1897, d, July 12, 1930), Sept. 23, 1897; Had one known child:

      • Martin Pharr Bare, born Aug. 1, 1898 in Ashe Co., NC; died June 15, 1967; married Margaret Mash (b. May 23, 1901, d. Mar. 24, 1974), Feb. 6, 1919; Had nine known children born in Ashe Co., NC:

        • Josephine Faye Bare, born Oct. 31, 1919; died Oct. 13, 1974; married 1st John Mangialetti, Sr; married 2nd Earl Amos.

            Had one known child prior to marriage:

          1. Caroline Bare, married Tey Caymol.

            Had eight known children by John Mangialetti:

          2. John Mangialetti, Jr.
          3. Charles Mangialetti
          4. Rosemary Mangialetti
          5. Anthony Mangialetti
          6. Michael Mangialetti
          7. Victor Mangialetti
          8. James Mark Mangialetti
          9. Vincent Mangialetti

        • Roger Bently Bare (twin to Roland), born Nov. 23, 1921; died June 5, 1975; married Pearl Walker, Nov. 6, 1954.

        • Roland Fields Bare (twin to Roger), born Nov. 23, 1921; married Dorothy Miller, Mar. 11, 1944; Had five known children: Mary Margaret, Martha Mae, Marie, Margie, and Ronald Mark.

        • Ruby Bare, born Jan. 28, 1926; married Earnest Robert Spears (b. Dec. 11, 1921); Had four known children: Ernest Edward, born Dec. 13, 1947, Barbara Jean, born Feb. 20, 1948, Loretta, and Bobby Allen, born Feb. 9, 1950.

        • Pearl Marie Bare, born July 16, 1928; married Eddie Carl Nichols, May 17, 1947.

        • Carl Coolidge Bare, born Oct. 10, 1932; married Lucille Chambless; Had three known children: Robert Carl, Kathy Dale, and Thomas Wayne.

        • Algene Bare, born Dec. 23, 1935; married 1st Dwight James Miller; married 2nd Ray T. Frye and had three known children: Juanita, Richard, and Russell.

        • Allen Welborn Bare, born July 27, 1938; married Ortrud __?__; Had three known children: Christina Alena, John Martin, and Christopher Allen.

        • Earl Alton Bare, born April 20, 1942; died Aug. 20, 1964.

      Millard Monroe Phillips
      Millard Monroe Phillips

    • Millard Monroe Phillips, born Jan. 18, 1881; died Feb. 19, 1966; buried at the Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery in Catawba Co., NC; married Rebecca Louellen Church (d. Nov. 13, 1971), Jan. 19, 1901 while mounted on horseback; Had seven known children:

      • Clara Estora Phillips, born April 5, 1904 in Wilkes Co., NC; married Gordon Roosevelt Hart (b. June 23, 1900), June 23, 1920; Had two known children born in Burke Co., NC:

        • Everett Monroe Hart, born June 15, 1921; married 1st Gloria Aicklen, Feb. 10, 1946; married 2nd Ellen Emma Chamberlain, Dec. 1, 1956.

        • Ernest Hart, born Jan. 20, 1924; died Feb. 5, 1924.

      • Greely Curtis Phillips, born Sept. 17, 1906 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Mar. 2, 1943; Never married.

      • Lou Eva Mae Phillips, born Sept. 15, 1908 in Ashe Co., NC; married Robert Jackson Davis (b. Dec. 18, 1905), April 24, 1926; Hd three known children:

        • Robert Monroe Davis, born Feb. 27, 1927; married Mary Ann Austin, June 2, 1952.

        • James Curtis Davis, born July 30, 1929; married Ann Baysinger in 1954.

        • Larry Cole Davis (adopted), born April 1, 1944; married Sandra Barbee, April, 1967.

      • Horace Harrison Phillips, born May 11, 1911 in Ashe Co., NC; died Feb. 25, 1982; married Ruth Bollinger, June 15, 1947; No children.

      • William Joseph Phillips, Sr., born Feb. 7, 1916 in Ashe Co., NC; died Sept. 12, 1981; married 1st Ennis Camilla Beshears, April 17, 1938; married 2nd Lois Inez Edwards (b. Oct. 27, 1928), June 19, 1960.

          Had two known children by Camilla Ennis Beshears:

        • William Joseph Phillips, Jr., born Dec. 25, 1938 in Catawba Co., NC.
        • Bobby Gene Phillips, born Jan. 31, 1943 in Cabarrus Co., NC; married Sandra Allen.

          Had one known child by Lois Inez Edwards:

        • Gregory Joe Phillips, born Mar. 1, 1962 in Polk Co., FL.

      • Sarah Pauline "Polly" Phillips, born July 23, 1923 in Catawba Co., NC; married 1st Leon Schwartz (b. Oct. 25, 1917, d. Aug. 4, 1977), Jan. 9, 1946; married 2nd Harold Frederick Clauer (b. April 2, 1915), Feb. 12, 1965; Adopted two known children:

        • Carol Anne Schwartz, born Nov. 18, 1951; married Dan Feeney, June 26, 1982.
        • Richard Alan Schwartz, born Mar. 13, 1954; died Oct. 11, 1976.

      • Wade Harold Phillips, born June 30, 1927 in Rowan Co., NC; married Dorothy Ruth (White) Danner (b, Mar. 19, 1932), Jan. 8, 1960; Had one known child: Connie Annette, born Nov. 8, 1964.

      Ida Phillips Miller
      Ida Phillips Miller

    • Ida R. Phillips, born July 15, 1883; died Sept. 17, 1948; buried at the Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Ashe Co., NC; married Harrison Berton Miller (b. Nov. 29, 1882, d. June 26, 1964), Oct. 7, 1905; Had 10 known children - first nine born in Ashe Co., NC:

      • Dewey Miller, born Oct. 11, 1906; married Mae Bryant.

      • Bessie Lucille Miller, born Jan. 12, 1908; died Jan. 20, 1986; married James Gabriel Cardwell (d. Jan. 20, 1986).

      • Twila Miller, born Oct. 16, 1910; married Jack Williams.

      • Dennis G. Miller, born Feb. 5, 1912; married Mildred Parsons.

      • Lionel Miller, born Sept. 4, 1914; married Ruth Staley.

      • Robert L. Miller, born Oct. 11, 1917; married Gay Parsons.

      • Earl Miller, born July 25, 1919 (twin to Ina); married Marion Craven.

      • Ina Edith Miller, born July 25, 1919 (twin to Earl); died Feb. 22, 1975; killed by her husband; married Emory Arthur Beavers.

      • Opal Miller, born Nov. 11, 1921; married Thomas Preston Scott, Feb. 7, 1939.

      • James "Jack" Leonard Miller, born Jan. 5, 1925 in Caldwell Co., NC; married Gertrude Elliot, July 5, 1949.

    • Benjamin Harrison Phillips, born April, 1888; died April 20, 1920; buried at the Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Ashe Co., NC; married Nancy Isabelle Tomlinson (b. Dec. 25, 1890, d. Oct. 19, 1947), Sept. 7, 1907; Had three known children born in Ashe Co., NC:

      • Atlee Elbert Phillips, born Feb. 28, 1909; died July 18, 1976; married 1st Lillian Church (b. Aug. 28, 1912, d. Oct. 31, 1956), May 18, 1929; married 2nd Fay Day; Had five known children by Lillian Church, born in Caldwell Co., NC:

        • M. Louise Phillips, born May 8, 1931; married Nathan L. Harrison, Mar. 28, 1948.

        • Doris M. Phillips, born Oct. 14, 1933; married Homer L. Carpenter, Aug. 4, 1950.

        • S. Yvonne Phillips, born June 11, 1937; married Alvin Noah Willis (b. June 7, 1934), June 11, 1954; Had two known children: Timmie P., born Feb. 25, 1959, and Tracy D., born Oct. 9, 1962.

        • Lenard M. Phillips (twin to Clenard), born Sept. 8, 1939; married Kathy Holman, November, 1957.

        • Clenard A. Phillips (twin to Lenard), born Sept. 8, 1939.

      • Ernest William Phillips, born Sept. 27, 1912; died June 17, 1979; married Burlie Lillian Greer (b. May 7, 1914), May 31, 1935; Had four known children:

        • Clara Dolores Phillips, born Sept. 21, 1936; married Virgil Lee Anderson (b. Dec. 26, 1930), Sept. 24, 1954; Had one known child: Lee Ernest, born Jan. 15, 1956.

        • Ernest William Phillips, Jr., born Oct. 17, 1938; married Linda Marie Waters; Had two known children: Todd Ernest, born Oct. 4, 1967, and Gracie Marie, born July 3, 1969.

        • Isabelle Geraldine Phillips (identical twin to Angeline), born May 16, 1941; married Donald Marion Norman.

        • Angeline Phillips (identical twin to Isabelle), born May 16, 1941; married 1st Verlin David Willis, Mar. 7, 1958; married 2nd Charles Yates Boyd, May 31, 1983; Had two known children by Verline Willis:

          1. Randy David Willis, born Nov. 2, 1959; married Jan __?__, Jan. 28, 1979.

          2. Lori Ann Willis, born Oct. 6, 1963; married Timothy Bryan Browning, Nov. 28, 1982.

      • Annie Sarah Phillips, born Aug. 7, 1915; married __?__ Ballenger.

      Grant Dyer Phillips
      Grant Dyer Phillips

    • Grant Dyer Phillips (twin to Minnie), born Mar. 12, 1889; died Jan. 2, 1918; buried at the Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Ashe Co., NC; married Ella Phillips (b. Oct. 5, 1896, d. May 5, 1966), Nov. 12, 1915.

    • Minnie Alice Phillips (twin to Grant), born Mar. 13, 1889; died Aug. 16, 1979; buried at the Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Ashe Co., NC; married William Smith Watson (b. Jan. 5, 1882, d. Feb. 14, 1973), Feb. 11, 1906; Had 11 known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

      • Millard Cohen Watson, born May 1, 1907; married Mary Lee Staton (b. Mar. 25, 1905), April 20, 1929; Had one known child:

        • Margaret Dixie Watson, born July 7, 1932; married Daniel Fausett (b. Oct. 31, 1933), April 2, 1954; Had two known children: Jonathan Daniel, born June 23, 1958, and Mary Diane, born Nov. 18, 1960.

      • Helen Amanda Watson, born Jan. 13, 1909; married Frederick R. Blevins (b. Feb. 8, 1907, Sept. 6, 1943), May 12, 1928; Had six known children born in Ashe Co., NC:

        • Frederick Zane Blevins, born Mar. 2, 1929; married Unis Elizabeth Creech, May 10, 1952.
        • Sharon Dene Blevins, born Mar. 30, 1931; married James Cicero "Pete" Gambill, Dec. 27, 1950; Had four known children:

          1. James Martin Gambill, born Nov. 17, 1957
          2. Zeb Vance Gambill, born Aug. 22, 1959
          3. Amanda Lowe Gambill, born Sept. 26, 1961
          4. Nathan Zane Gambill, born Jan. 9, 1965

        • Ivan Manley Blevins, born Nov. 19, 1933; married Mary Guyer, Feb. 16, 1957.
        • Mannon Delores Blevins, born April 1, 1936; married Lillard "Lee" Eldreth, Dec. 30, 1956.
        • Keith Smith Blevins, born July 6, 1938; married Mary Sue Staley, June 9, 1962.
        • Marlette Blevins, born Oct. 11, 1942; married 1st Robert Eugene Ray, July 7, 1961; married 2nd Victor A. Cullen, Oct. 24, 1970.

      • William Kermit Watson, born Aug. 14, 1911; died May 3, 1928; Unmarried.

      • Mary Alice Watson, born Jan. 24, 1914; married Winfred Carr Church (b. May 24, 1905, d. Nov. 16, 1976), April 15, 1933; Had three known children:

        • Lois Lorraine Church, born Jan. 28, 1941 in Wilkes Co., NC; married Jerry Mack Absher (b. Nov. 21, 1934), May 20, 1961; Had two known children: Carmen Alane, born Feb. 28, 1963, and Jonathan Scott, born Jan. 17, 1968.

        • Winfred Gerald Church, born Aug. 5, 1944 in Ashe Co., NC; died Nov. 3, 1960.

        • Adalia Marlene Church, born May 24, 1946 in Wilkes Co., NC; married Pressley Edward Church (b. Feb. 17, 1946), Mar. 25, 1966; Had one known child: Vickie Marnella, born Sept. 8, 1968.

      • Minnie Hazel Watson, born April 7, 1916; married Thomas F. Hendrix (b. May 21, 1902, d. April 5, 1979), May 21, 1946; Had one known child:

        • Gary William Hendrix, born May 16, 1948; married Sherry Lynn Martin (b. Sept. 18, 1948), Nov. 27, 1970; Had two known children: Jeremy Grant, born June 10, 1973, and Laura Catherine, born April 21, 1976.

      • James Foch Watson, born May 10, 1918; married Eva Ruth Ivey (b. July 19, 1928), July 19, 1946; Had four known children born in Fulton Co., GA:

        • Janice Amanda Watson, born Oct. 28, 1947; married Gary L. Harper; Had two known children: Michael Bryan, born Aug. 1, 1968, and Amanda Machel, born Mar. 23, 1971.

        • Patricia Elaine Watson, born Nov. 14, 1949; married Fred L. Cates; Had one known child: Kimberly Darlene, born Aug. 13, 1971.

        • James Dennis Watson, born June 9, 1952; married Shelia Marie Brown; Had two known children: Denice Marie, born July 26, 1976, and Christopher James, born June 10, 1980.

        • Cynthia Ruth Watson, born July 5, 1960; married Martin B. Little.

      • Charles Wake Watson, Jr., born Oct. 28, 1920; died April 11, 1986; married 1st Myrtle Marsh, Oct. 17, 1942; married 2nd Margaret Brantley, May 19, 1948.

          Had one known child by Myrtle Marsh:

        • Allen Patterson Watson, born Nov. 20, 1945; married Connie Marie Caperton, June 14, 1980; Had one known child: Amanda Marie, born Mar. 11, 1981.

          Had one known child by Margaret Brantley:

        • Charles Wake Watson, Jr., born July 19, 1949.

      • Frances William Smith Watson, Jr., born June 4, 1923; married Lucille Tate (b. Aug. 3, 1921), May 3, 1947.

      • Florence Nadine Watson, born Aug. 25, 1926 (twin to Wye); married 1st Winfred Ronald Graham (b. Oct. 8, 1917, d. Aug. 20, 1976), Nov. 19, 1948; married 2nd Burton Pettey, June 16, 1977; Had two known children:

        • Deborah Ann Graham, born May 29, 1951 in Anderson Co., TN; married William Henry Flurkey (b. July 2, 1951), Dec. 27, 1972; Had one known child: Amanda Leah, born Nov. 17, 1981.

        • Mary Elna Graham, born Mar. 1, 1954 in Knox Co., TN; married Harold Jake Lane, Aug. 26, 1977.

      • Wye Watson, born and died Aug. 25, 1926 (twin to Florence).

      • Barbara Lee Watson, born July 17, 1929; married Joe Julius Berrier (b. Feb. 15, 1921), Mar. 18, 1950; Had three known children: Sandra Gale, born Jan. 26, 1953, Terry Joseph, born Mar. 31, 1957, and Durward Lee, born Mar. 12, 1963.

    • Mary Melvina Phillips (twin to Martha), born Feb. 19, 1892; died Feb. 22, 1964; buried at the Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Ashe Co., NC; married William D. Church (b. April 6, 1890), Sept. 3, 1911; Had 10 known children:

      • William Hal Church, born Nov. 11, 1912 in Ashe Co., NC; married Virgie Blackburn (b. Nov. 26, 1915); Had one known child:

        • Billy Ray Church, born June 23, 1932; married Lanell Hunter (b. Jan. 30, 1934); Had one known child:

          1. Ravenell Church, born April 25, 1955; married Fred D. Navey, Jr. (b. Aug. 16, 1954).

      • Leida Martha Church, born Jan. 7, 1914 in Ashe Co., NC; married Carl Vannoy (b. Nov. 18, 1909, d. July 17, 1983), Jan. 1, 1931; Had three known children:

        • Carlee Vannoy, born June 8, 1931; married Marvin H. Frazier (b. April 5, 1926); Had three known children:

          1. Jerry Wayne Frazier, born June 3, 1949; married Elizabeth Gail Caudill.

          2. Janet Gail Frazier, born Nov. 7, 1953

          3. Terry Yvonne Frazier, born Jan. 10, 1958; married Donnie Pierce.

        • Barbara Jean Vannoy, born Feb. 13, 1939; married Joe V. Stone (b. May 5, 1936) in 1959; Had two known children:

          1. Melanie Jean Stone (twin to Mary), born Dec. 13, 1962; married Timothy W. Foster.

          2. Mary Angela Stone (twin to Melanie), born Dec. 13, 1962; married John L. Bond III, April 18, 1987.

        • Mary Maxine Vannoy, born June 6, 1947; Never married.

      • Thurman Guy Church, born April 5, 1917 in Ashe Co., NC; married Coletta Ruth Baker (b. Feb. 10, 1922), June 9, 1943; Had two known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Diane Elaine Church, born Mar. 13, 1944; married Ronald Wade Bumgarner; Had two known children: Kimberly Diane and Jeffrey Wade.

        • Randy Guy Church, born Sept. 5, 1945; married Sandra Kay Bare; Had one known child: Melissa Kay.

      • Iola Church, born June 8, 1919 in Ashe Co., NC; married Edward Montroe Campbell; Had five known children:

        • Marlyn Kay Campbell, born May 18, 1938; married Billy W. Reid; Had one known child:

          1. Guy Wayne Reid, born Nov. 12, 1960; married Lisa Ann Call (b. Dec. 26, 1962).

        • Bobby Dean Campbell, born June 6, 1939; Never married.

        • Vergie Lee Campbell, born Nov. 9, 1940; Never married.

        • James Edward Campbell, born Jan. 13, 1942; married Judy Cameron (b. May 5, 1944); Had two known children: Jennifer, born Dec. 9, 1969, and James Kyle, born Aug. 7, 1980.

        • Brenda Jane Campbell, born April 10, 1944; married James Charles Bouchelle (b. July 25, 1940); Had three known children: Sharon Diana, born Nov. 1, 1964, Michael Paul, born Sept. 1, 1966, and Darren Lane, born Aug. 9, 1969.

      • Jessie Wilma Church, born Sept. 1, 1920 in Ashe Co., NC; married Charlie Timbs; Had one known child: Charles, born Sept. 16, 1938.

      • James Arthur Church, born July 28, 1923 in Ashe Co., NC; died Nov. 25, 1979; married Muriel Mikeal (b. Aug. 9, 1926).

      • Josephine Church, born Aug. 28, 1925 in Ashe Co., NC; married Buel Coolidge Blackburn, Oct. 30, 1944.

      • Kyle Rober Church, born July 27, 1927 in Wilkes Co., NC; married Laura Leslie (b. Nov. 3, 1933); Had three known children:

        • Nancy Church, born Dec. 10, 1955
        • Terrie Church, born July 30, 1957
        • Laurie Church, born Dec. 7, 1961

      • Kathleen Church, born Aug. 26, 1930 in Wilkes Co., NC; married Charles Dall Morris (b. June 28, 1929); No children.

      • Ivan Kent Church, born June 13, 1933 in Wilkes Co., NC; died August, 1933.

    • Martha Melzina Phillips (twin to Mary), born Feb. 19, 1892; died July 31, 1964; buried at the Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Ashe Co., NC; married Robert Lee Walker (b. Jan. 5, 1871, d. Jan. 10, 1917), Aug. 29, 1913.

        Had three known children by Robert Walker born in Wilkes Co., NC:

      • Aurelia Walker, born May 29, 1914; married Calloway Spears (b. April 3, 1916), Aug. 20, 1937; Had two known children:

        • Martha Evelyn Spears, born Aug. 12, 1939 in Ashe Co., NC; married Harold David Byrd.

        • Jerry Wayne Spears, born Dec. 13, 1940; married Linda Ann Dyer (b. Feb. 21, 1942), June 9, 1963; Had two known children: Terri Lynn, born Sept. 12, 1965, and Andrea Leigh, born June 9, 1968.

      • Beulah Cordelia Walker, born April 15, 1916; married Noah Thomas Benton, June 21, 1934.

      • Clara Lee Walker, born June 29, 1917; married 1st Gernie Beshears, Septemer, 1937; married 2nd Glen McNeil; Had one known child by Gernie Beshears: Anita; Had two known children by Glen McNeil: Lydia and Bobby.

        Had one known child by Walter Adolphus Blackburn:

      • Edwin Walker, born Aug. 7, 1920; died Mar. 17, 1984; married Luna Elzema Nichols, Sept. 21, 1947; served in WWII.

    Robert Franklin Phillips
    Robert Franklin Phillips

  4. Robert Franklin Phillips, born Aug. 7, 1844 (identical twin to William); died June 8, 1926; married 1st Rebecca Powell (b. May 9, 1843 - sister to Nancy and Mary Ann, his brother's wives), Sept. 26, 1865; married 2nd Julia Beshears (b. Mar. 13, 1882), Mar. 7, 1910; During the Civil War, Franklin and brother William hid out in a cave in Wilkes County, NC after the death of their brother, George, and after William 'deserted'. After the death of his brother Calvin at the hands of the Home Guard, Frankin enlisted in the War he had fought so hard to avoid. He enlisted June 8, 1864 at Monroe, NC as Pvt., in Co. I, 4th North Carolina Senior Reserves. After the war, Franklin made his home in the Job's Cabin Township, Wilkes Co., NC. He was first buried on his farm where he could view the Cascades Falls. The farm was later sold and his remains were moved tot he Yellow Hill Baptist Church at Summit in Wilkes Co., NC. Had nine known children:

      Had eight known children by Rebecca Powell:

    • Rachel Clementine Phillips, born Aug. 19, 1866 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Oct. 4, 1914; buried in the Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Ashe Co. NC; married Rev. Leander Michael Miller (b. July 12, 1859, d. Jan. 27, 1951), Feb. 12, 1882; Had six known children:

      • Zora Lucretia Miller, born Jan. 28, 1883 in Ashe Co., NC; died Sept. 17, 1953; married Heg Hamilton Beshears, Jan. 31, 1900.

      • Lora Miller, born Feb. 11, 1886 in Ashe Co., NC; died Sept. 16, 1964; married McKenzie Church (b. Sept. 21, 1884), Jan. 2, 1908; Had eight known children born in Ashe Co., NC:

        • Vonley White Church, born May 16, 1910; married Agnes McNeill, September of 1936; No children.

        • Alma Bly Church, born Sept. 16, 1912; died Feb. 14, 1957; married Creed M. Hall, June 23, 1934.

        • Arela Faye Church, born Dec. 25, 1914; married Cyrus S. McNeill, Sr. (d. April 8, 1978), Oct. 13, 1934; Had two known children:

          1. Jewel Gay McNeill, born Sept. 12, 1935; died Dec. 4, 1977.

          2. Cyrus S. McNeill, Jr., born May 17, 1948; married Marie Slusher, Aug. 25, 1972.

        • Burley Grady Church, born Dec. 14, 1916; killed Aug. 1, 1944 in the invasion of Normandy, France during World War II.

        • Isaac Stanley Church, born Aug. 17, 1919; married Marie Spears, Jan. 2, 1947; Had two known children:

          1. Eddie Duane Church, born Oct. 27, 1947; married Linda Grimes, Sept. 14, 1979.

          2. Charlotte Ann Church, born Feb. 24, 1957; married David Wayne Brooks, Sept. 17, 1977.

        • MacDonald Church, born Nov. 17, 1921; died Mar. 28, 1978; married Laura Mayo, Jan. 12, 1948; had one known child:

          1. Laurene Church, born Sept. 4, 1948; married Clayton Abbatt, July 9, 1966.

        • Athel Paul Church, born Jan. 11, 1925; married Agnes __?__; Had three known children: Steve, Derrick, and Richy.

        • Elbert Duane Church, born Aug. 30, 1928; died November, 1968; Never married.

      • Orpha Miller, born Aug. 17, 1891 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Oct. 11, 1982; married Calvin Andrew Keys, Mar. 25, 1906.

      • Sheridan Franklin Miller, born Dec. 13, 1894 in Ashe Co., NC; married Lizzie May Funkhouser (b. Mar. 6, 1904), Feb. 1, 1926; Had seven known children born in Wilkes Co., NC, except Archie Maitland Miller:

        • Archie Maitland Miller, born Sept. 16, 1926 in Shenandoah Co., VA; died October, 1980; married Maria Christina Martinez.

        • Wanda Rebecca Miller, born Sept. 13, 1928; married James Bernard Walsh, Sr.

        • Kevin Grey Miller, born Sept. 22, 1930; married Francis Ann Thompson.

        • Donald Vetter Miller, born May 14, 1933; married Jane Boyd Cobb.

        • Franklin Lee Miller, born Jan. 24, 1936; married Patricia Orndorff (b. July 26, 1940).

        • Isaac Clinton Miller, born May 24, 1939; married Linda Ann Emswiler.

        • Diane Jean Miller, born June 8, 1943; married William Rainey Warren (b. Jan. 27, 1944); No children.

      • Ordan Rayvaughn Miller, born Dec. 9, 1897 in Ashe Co., NC; died April 25, 1984; married Marado Nichols (b. May 21, 1904), Mar. 22, 1922; Had four known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Athel Dustin Miller, born Sept. 14, 1923; married Katherine Parsons, June 1, 1947; Had two known children:

          1. Brenda Kaye Miller, born July 5, 1948; married James McGlamery; Had one known child: James Darren, born Dec. 13, 1973.

          2. Deborah Lynn Miller, born Feb. 12, 1954; married Jerry Miller; Had one known child: Dusty Lane, born Nov. 18, 1982.

        • Maynard Lee Miller, born July 2, 1925; married Clara Bowman, April 28, 1960.

        • Joyce Edell Miller, born May 2, 1930; married Ralph Tillman Chewning (d. Jan. 25, 1980), April 30, 1965; No children.

        • Toyce Cleo Miller, born May 3, 1936; married Bobby Lee Davis, April 20, 1957; Adopted two children: Angela Delight, born Feb. 25, 1966, and Christopher Lee, born May 12, 1969.

      • Anna Lillian Miller, born and died in 1904 in Ashe Co., NC.

      Rhoda Diane Phillips Baker
      Rhoda Diane Phillips Baker

    • Rhoda Diane Phillips, born May 29, 1868 in Wilkes Co., NC; died of Measles, June 30, 1913; buried in the West Cemetery in Smyth Co., VA; married James Nelson Baker (d. April 18, 1932), Dec. 1, 1885; Had 16 known children:

      • Sherrill Baker, never married

      • Joseph Franklin Baker, born May 2, 1888; died May 11, 1979; married Celia Blackburn (b. Sept. 7, 1890, d. June 28, 1968), Sept. 28, 1913; Had three known children:

        • Ira Lee Baker, born Sept. 5, 1914 in Washington Co., VA.

        • Mary Iris Baker, born Jan. 8, 1924 in Smyth Co., VA; married Alfred M. Brown, June 18, 1946.

        • Howard Jack Baker, born Aug. 22, 1926 in Iredell Co., NC.

      • Mont Baker, born ca. 1889; married Annie Pennington.

      • Jones Estel Baker, born Feb. 2, 1892; died in 1978; married Lola Taylor; Had one known child:

        • Dennis Baker, married Mozell __?__.

      • Vesta Baker, born in 1893; died in 1894.

      • Rebecca Louvellen Baker, born April 21, 1895; married John Foster (b. Aug. 9, 1893); Had nine known children:

        • Jessie Jones Foster, born May 27, 1912; married Vada Hutchins: Had seven known children: John Allen, Clara Bell, Annie Ruth, Mildred Sue, Mary Rebecca, Chalie Jones, and Phyllis Jeanette.

        • Bessie Lucinda Foster, born Sept. 5, 1915; married Charlie Higgins.

        • John Royal Foster, born June 23, 1918; married Sarah Clonch; Had 12 known children: Jessie Willard, Bobby Franklin, Mary L., Anna Sue, Jones Estle, John Wade, Wallace Allen, Judy Elizabeth, Betty Jean, Lilly Mae, Sarah Jane, and Claude Royal.

        • Cora Elizabeth Foster, born Mar. 1, 1921; married Judson Green.

        • Annie Lee Foster, born Aug. 5, 1923; married 1st Wallace Adams, Sr.; married 2nd Clifford Vannoy; Had three known children by Wallace Adams: Wallace, Jr., James Kenneth, and Barbara Ann.

        • James Bynum Foster, Sr., born May 10, 1928; married Josie Church; Had two known children: Larry Sylvester, and James Bynbum, Jr.

        • Pansy Mae Foster, born Aug. 12, 1933; married Oren Robertson; Had two known children: David Michael and Mark Anthony.

        • Joseph Franklin Foster, born Nov. 14, 1934; married Gay Shumate; No children.

        • George Harlie Foster, born Nov. 17, 1939; married Lora Roberts; Had two known children: Georgia Abigail, and Ellen Rebecca.

      • H. Odell Baker, born Oct. 21, 1896; married Effie Blackburn (b. April 17, 1900, d. Jan. 2, 1984) in 1919; Had eight known children:

        • Wilma Baker, married Bruce Miller
        • Denver Baker, married Myrtle Strickland
        • Burl Baker
        • Ted Baker, married Mary Anderson
        • Mattie Lou Baker, married Jim Walsey
        • Sammy Baker, married Jeanette McCorkle
        • Emogene Baker
        • Jim Baker

      • Lester Baker, born ca. 1898; married Annie Greer.

      • Jessie James Baker, born in 1900; died in 1903.

      • Lillie Mae Baker, born in 1903; died in 1914.

      • Cowdin Baker, born in 1904.

      • Orna Baker, born in 1906; died in 1976; married Ernest Friesland.

      • Maude Baker, born in 1908; married Clyde Tutterow.

      • Nellie Mae Baker, born Oct. 12, 1910; married Loy Lander Keener, Sr. (b. Feb. 9, 1906, d. 1955), May 29, 1929; married 2nd A.Y. McMurry; married 3rd Joe Lawing; Had five known children by Loy Lander Keener, born in Lincoln Co., NC:

        • Robert Clyde Keener, born Oct. 8, 1929; married Lena Watkins in 1961; Had four known children: Larry Clyde, Terry Wayne, Michael, and Dean.

        • Ruth Genell Keener, born April 22, 1935; married Claughton Eugene Eggers (b. Mar. 7, 1935), Dec. 27, 1952; Had three known children: Gary Eugene, born Nov. 8, 1955, Byron Ronald, born Jan. 19, 1959, and Lorrie Ruth, born June 15, 1969.

        • Pansy Dare Keener, born May 18, 1940; married William White in 1955; Had four known children:

          1. Velinda Kay White, born June 17, 1958
          2. Brenda Faye White, born July 24, 1959; married Andrew Paysour; Had one known child: Ashley Nichole.
          3. Billy Franklin White, born June 9, 1961
          4. Kelly L. White, born Oct. 16, 1964

        • Loy Lander Keener, Jr., born July 14, 1942; married Patricia Lail in 1958; Had two known children: Greg Dale, born Aug. 2, 1964, and Rodney Lander, born April 21, 1968.

        • Marion James Keener, born Feb. 5, 1950; married Kathy McMann in 1973; Had two known children: Brian and John Michael, born January, 1983.

      • Bessie Baker, married Dan Shumate.

      • Woodrow Baker, born and died in 1913; lived nine days.

      William Rudy Phillips Family
      William Rudy Phillips Family - Back row (l-r): Sebastian, Ella, Shafter and Marshall. Front row (l-r): Guy, Heg on father's lap, Rudy, and Zora.

    • William Rudy Phillips, born Nov. 20, 1869 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Jan. 5, 1937; buried in the Yellow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Wilkes Co., NC; married Zora Beshears (d. Feb. 4, 1968), Mar. 13, 1892; lived in Ashe and Wilkes Co., NC; Had six known children:

      • Shober Sebastian Phillips, born Oct. 19, 1894; died Feb. 27, 1969; married 1st Nora Annie McGuire (b. Feb. 10, 1894, d. Feb. 20, 1958), Feb. 1, 1915; married 2nd Bertha Rosalee (Cornett) Spears (b. July 25, 1906), Nov. 4, 1961; Had five known children by Nora Annie McGuire born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Allen Okla Phillips, born Nov. 18, 1915; married Mary Bernice Kilby, Feb. 12, 1938.

        • Eva Leola Phillips, born July 2, 1917; married Johnny Coiet Dyer, July 3, 1937.

        • Gene Ray Phillips, born Sept. 30, 1920; married Betty Jean Kilby, April 16, 1949.

        • Lillian Snow Phillips, born Oct. 20, 1927; married John Alfred Parsons, May 21, 1950.

        • Dual Turner Phillips, born June 5, 1929; married Hazel Ruth Anderson (b. June 25, 1935), Feb. 25, 1956; Had one known child: Donna Joann, born Jan. 31, 1964.

      • Ella Esther Phillips, born Oct. 5, 1896; died May 5, 1966; married 1st Grant Dyer Phillips (b. Mar. 12, 1889, d. Jan. 2, 1918), Nov. 12, 1915; married 2nd Walter Adolphus Blackburn (b. April 21, 1893, d. Mar. 22, 1979), May 16, 1920.

          Had two known children by Grant Dyer Phillips:

        • Zora V. Phillips, born Nov. 10, 1916 in Ashe Co., NC; died May 30, 1917.

        • Boyd Grant Phillips, born Aug. 16, 1918 in Wilkes Co., NC; died July 7, 1961; married Louise Kerley, Sept. 21, 1946.

          Had one known child by Walter Blackburn:

        • Mildred Blackburn, born July 3, 1921; died Nov. 18, 1987; married 1st Charles Wendell Neff, Jan. 6, 1943; married 2nd Charles H. Parsons.

      • William Shafter Phillips, born Aug. 12, 1898; died April 27, 1955; married Vado Louretta Nichols (b. Jan. 26, 1902, d. May 29, 1927), Mar. 9, 1922; Had three known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Otus Phillips, born June 12, 1923; married Burl Cameron Beshears, Nov. 27, 1958.

        • Helen Virginia Phillips, born Oct. 16, 1925; married Bill Bratton Hogue, Sr., June 1, 1947.

        • Vada Louretta Phillips, born and died May 29, 1927

      • Marshall Franklin Phillips, born Mar. 14, 1902; died Aug. 21, 1982; married Bannie Osborne (b. Sept. 30, 1904), Dec. 20, 1922; Had four known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Infant Phillips, born and died Nov. 1, 1923

        • Bruce Pauline Phillips, born Sept. 14, 1926; married Thomas Jefferson Walsh, Jr., July 20, 1940.

        • Betty Ruth Phillips, born Feb. 18, 1932; married Daniel Fowle Beshears, Jr., June 27, 1949.

        • Peggy Sue Phillips, born Oct. 7, 1934; Never married.

      • Guy Canyon Phillips, born Aug. 25, 1905; married Nellie Lou Mikeal (b. Mar. 24, 1912), Mar. 20, 1931; Had three known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Imogene Phillips, born Aug. 17, 1932; married William Andrew Payne, Jr. (b. Mar. 7, 1930), May 31, 1950; Had one known child:

          1. Danny Joe Payne, born April 30, 1951 in Wilkes Co., NC; married DeLea Brittian, June 7, 1981.

        • Athel Dean Phillips, born Dec. 20, 1934; married Patsy Ann Eller, Dec. 26, 1955.

        • Madylene Faye Phillips, born Sept. 14, 1938; married Billy Gene Walsh (b. Feb. 27, 1937), Aug. 12, 1965; No children.

      • Heg Hamilton Phillips, born Sept. 13, 1909; married Iris Ima Welch (b. July 16, 1916), Sept. 3, 1932; Had eight known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Jessie Nell Phillips, born Oct. 6, 1933; died Aug. 17, 1967; married James Cox, June 28, 1951; Had four known children: Joyce, Danny, Anita, and James.

        • Norma Rebecca Phillips, born Sept. 6, 1935; married Jack Eller, May 30, 1953; Had two known children: Virginia and Christine.

        • James Byron Phillips, born Dec. 13, 1937; Never married.

        • Joseph William Phillips, born and died Dec. 30, 1939.

        • Jewel Loleita Phillips, born Jan. 10, 1941; married Richard Dean Eller (b. Sept. 7, 1939), Mar. 30, 1959; Had three known children: Dennis Dean, born Feb. 1, 1960, Coy, and Tina.

        • Wade Ray Phillips (twin to Wayne), born Feb. 10, 1943; married Linda Carol Vernon, Jan. 26, 1962; Had two known children: Michael and Jason.

        • Wayne Grey Phillips (twin to Wade), born Feb. 10, 1943; married Linda Laws; Had one known child: Belinda.

        • Madge Kaye Phillips, born Dec. 22, 1946; married Burt McNeil; Had three known children: Jesse, David, and Ida.

    • Jacob Ranier Phillips, born Mar. 8, 1872 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Feb. 28, 1908; buried in the Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Ashe Co. NC; married his second cousin Nancy Phillips (b. June 3, 1878, d. April 3, 1973), May 6, 1898; Had three known children:

      • Odell Phillips, born February, 1899; died of Pneumonia in Febuary, 1907.

      • Alma Diane Phillips, born Mar. 8, 1901; died May 23, 1957; married John Wesley McGuire (b. June 12, 1958), June 13, 1920; Had 10 known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Joseph Ranier McGuire, born Feb. 24, 1922
        • Harvey Wade McGuire, born Dec. 12, 1923
        • Ella Avie Nell McGuire, born April 1, 1925; married R.D. Carson.
        • Dallas Fillmore Carson, born Mar. 18, 1927
        • Mary Ellen McGuire, born Oct. 7, 1929; married Melvin Stone.
        • Alton Flay McGuire, born July 12, 1931; married Ruth Overby.
        • J.D. McGuire, married Joyce Yontz
        • Bessie Mozelle McGuire, married Clarence Bowles
        • Robert Donald McGuire, born Dec. 31, 1939; died June 12, 1966; married Inez Overby.
        • Nancy Marie McGuire, married William Wesley Bodenheimer

      • Dallas Franklin Phillips, Sr., born Mar. 24, 1907; married Eulalah Nichols (b. Nov. 18, 1906), Feb. 18, 1928; Had five known children:

        • Melba Elizabeth Phillips, born May 15, 1929 in Meadow View, VA; married Erby Snead.

        • Rachel Phillips, born May 15, 1930 in Meadow View, VA; married 1st Earl Cunningham; married 2nd Richard Baker.

        • Robert Phillips, born Oct. 11, 1931; married Gloria __?__; Had four known children: Robert Lee, Bryan, Steve, and Sharion.

        • Beulah Phillips, born Dec. 6, 1932; married Harold Blankenship; Had one known child: Lisa.

        • Dallas Franklin Phillips, Jr., born Mar. 13, 1935; married Ann __?__; Had two known children: Rita and Connie.

    • Mary Jane Phillips, born June 4, 1874 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Oct. 9, 1928; buried in the Yellow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Wilkes Co., NC; married Albert Gaither Beshears, Nov. 12, 1891.

    • Ira Rutherford Phillips, born April 13, 1879 in Wilkes Co., NC; died July 3, 1942; buried in the Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery in Catawba Co., NC; married Adelaide Josephine Blackburn (b. June 10, 1878, d. Nov. 27, 1972), Oct. 16, 1898; Had nine known children:

      • Lydia Ethel Phillips, born Sept. 25, 1899; married Levi Nathan Phillips, Oct. 6, 1946.

      • Verona Edna Phillips, born Nov. 4, 1901; died Mar. 4, 1921.

      • Jetter Spurgeon Phillips, born Jan. 11, 1904; died June 14, 1978; married Beula Abee (d. Jan. 2, 1983), April 4, 1926; Had four known children born in Catawba Co., NC:

        • James Edward Phillips, born July 30, 1928; married Nancy Elise Kirby, Feb. 23, 1952; Had five known children:

          1. Jan Elise Phillips, born June 4, 1953 in Fairfield Co., CA.

          2. Kristy Leigh Phillips, born Oct. 4, 1954 in Charleston Co., NC; married Jeffrey Johnston.

          3. Eric Vance Phillips, born May 21, 1960 in Catawba Co., NC.

          4. Nancy Blair Phillips, born Jan. 8, 1963 in Catawba Co., NC.

          5. Jason Andrew Phillips, born June 4, 1968 in Catawba Co., NC.

        • Mildred Irene Phillips, born Mar. 9, 1930; married William F. Worrell, Jr. (b. Nov. 11, 1919), Nov. 26, 1964; No children.

        • Glenn Herbert Phillips, born April 2, 1932; married Delores Schell (b. May 25, 1938); Had two adopted children:

          1. Matthew Schell Phillips (twin to Michael), born April 15, 1965.
          2. Michael Schell Phillips (twin to Matthew), born April 15, 1965.

        • Ella Josephine Phillips, born Aug. 6, 1934; married Lamont Drear Krimminger (b. Oct. 4, 1932); Had two known children: Kathryn Rae, born May 16, 1961, and Phillip Drear, born Sept. 15, 1963.

      • Justin Herbert Phillips, born Sept. 3, 1906; died Sept. 20, 1907.

      • D. Turner Phillips, born Sept. 14, 1908; married Beula Pauline Bradley (b. Aug. 9, 1908), Aug. 26, 1934; No children.

      • Frank Linney Phillips, born April 25, 1911; died Aug. 6, 1911.

      • Bina Faye Phillips, born April 5, 1913; married Everett Lee Guthrie (b. Sept. 12, 1909, d. Nov. 5, 1976), Sept. 15, 1935; Had one known child:

        • Jane Elizabeth Guthrie, born Sept. 26, 1936 in Catawba Co., NC; married Basil Wates Turbyfill (b. Nov. 28, 1935), June 14, 1958; Had three known children:

          1. Stephen Ross Turbyfill, born April 14, 1959; married Elizabeth Guthrie McEwin, June 18, 1982.

          2. Alan Ray Turbyfill, born Jan. 25, 1961

          3. Michael Lee Turbyfill, born Aug. 26, 1965

      • Pansy Dare Phillips, born Feb. 16, 1916; married Marshall Clifford Epperson (b. Sept. 18, 1911); Had two known children born in Catawba Co., NC:

        • Margaret Josephine Epperson, born May 12, 1947
        • Lydia Faye Epperson, born Dec. 7, 1949

      • Settle Alwyn Phillips, born Dec. 21, 1918; married Nan Hampton (b. April 9, 1922), April 24, 1949; Had two known children born in Catawba Co., NC:

        • Cathy Elaine Phillips, born Oct. 24, 1950; married Gregory N. Daugherty, Dec. 21, 1980.

        • Teresa Ann Phillips, born April 7, 1952.

    • Hoy Columbus Phillips, born Jan. 9, 1882 in Ashe Co., NC; died July 18, 1949; buried at the Fair View Cemetery in Catawba Co., NC; married 1st Nancy Elizabeth Church (d. Oct. 1, 1907), Jan. 19, 1902; married 2nd Sarah Elizabeth Pierce (b. Feb. 1, 1892, d. April 3, 1978), June 1, 1912.

        Had two known children by Nancy Elizabeth Church:

      • Ennis Phillips, born in 1902; died in 1904.

      • James Blaine Phillips, born Oct. 14, 1906; now deceased; married Annie May Lingle (b. Oct. 26, 1908), June 14, 1926; Had five known children born in Catawba Co., NC:

        • Violet Elizabeth Phillips, born Sept. 8, 1926; married Billie David Durcham, Dec. 25, 1944.

        • Lorena Bryte Phillips, born Oct. 5, 1927; married 1st Harold Rowe; married 2nd Duane Ernest Patterson (b. Mar. 27, 1931), July 4, 1952; Had two known children:

          1. Samuel James Patterson, born June 16, 1947 in Pinellas Co., FL; married Tammy Parke.

          2. Tony Allen Patterson, born July 28, 1948 in Catawba Co., NC.

        • James Harold Phillips, born July 17, 1929; married 1st Margaret Louise Wilson in 1946; married 2nd Clara Belle Burns in 1953; married 3rd Margaret Lee Duckett, Sept. 22, 1957.

        • Paul Lewis Phillips, born Aug. 27, 1931; married Mary Frances Foster, Sept. 20, 1948.

        • Sherry Carolyn Phillips, born May 26, 1946; married Tom A. Jones (b. April, 1942) in August, 1966; No children.

        Had four known children by Sarah Elizabeth Pierce:

      • Adelaide Bernice Phillips, born Nov. 25, 1913; now deceased; married Ralph Lafayette Cline, Nov. 19, 1948; Had one known child:

        • Jean Elizabeth Cline, born Nov. 12, 1951.

      • Isaac Worth "Doc" Phillips, born Aug. 23, 1915; died Nov. 14, 1973; married Pearl Donnally, May 8, 1937; Had three known children born in Catawba Co., NC:

        • Jerry Norman Phillips, born Feb. 14, 1938; married Phyllis Lavender.

        • Michael Worth Phillips, born Mar. 4, 1941.

        • Carol Elizabeth Phillips, born Sept. 27, 1947; married Harry Reed, Jr.

      • James Franklin Phillips, born Oct. 14, 1917; died June 17, 1994; married 1st Hazel Mingus (b. Aug. 11, 1918), June 19, 1937; married 2nd Lenora Reeves (b. Feb. 17, 1927, d. Oct. 20, 1990), Feb. 8, 1946.

          Had one known child by Hazel Mingus:

        • Mary Jane Phillips, born April 9, 1938 in Catawba Co., NC; married William Everett Petty (b. Feb. 20, 1936), Sept. 21, 1954; Had two known children:

          1. William Phillip Petty, born Dec. 10, 1955; married Karen Elizabeth Mullis, July 17, 1975; Had one known child: Kelly Marie, born Mar. 4, 1981.

          2. Carol Jane Petty, born Feb. 5, 1962; married Jesse Williams, Nov. 25, 1981; Had two known children: Jessica Jane and Amanda Jane.

          Had one known child by Lenora Reeves:

        • Cynthia Lynne Phillips, born Jan. 1, 1957 in Catawba Co., NC; married Harry Walter Goelling (b. July 5, 1960 - legally changed his name to Max Harrison Goelling), May 2, 1981; Had three known children: Kyle Harrison, born June 16, 1983, Alexandr Phillips, born May 12, 1985, and Sarah Elisabeth, born Oct. 11, 1987.

      • Paul Vaughan Phillips, Sr., born July 29, 1924; now deceased; married Arthelia Pauline Lowman (b. Oct. 11, 1921), Nov. 23, 1947; Had two known children born in Catawba Co., NC:

        • Paul Vaughan Phillips, Jr., born May 3, 1950; married Sarah Ruth Bishop, May 3, 1981; Had two known children: Kelly Lee, born Sept. 21, 1981, and Paul Thomas Makhail, born Jan. 23, 1986.

        • Donald Myron Phillips, born Feb. 26, 1953; married Patricia Leigh Stamey (b. Nov. 16, 1951), July 28, 1974; Had two known children: Callie Elizabeth, born Sept. 17, 1978, and Kathryn Leigh, born Jan. 26, 1985.

    • Della Phillips, born Sept. 18, 1885 in Ashe Co., NC; died may 15, 1947; buried in the Yellow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Wilkes Co., NC; married Daniel Fowle Beshears, Sr., Feb. 12, 1910.

      Had one known child by Julia Beshears:

    • Avie Nell Phillips, born Mar. 19, 1911 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Dec. 25, 1982; buried in the Yellow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Wilkes Co., NC; married Carlie Venson Cornett (d. Feb. 28, 1986), Nov. 14, 1928; Had one known child:

      • Arvil Lee Cornett, born Aug. 31, 1929; married Marjorie Watkins; Had one known child: Sandee Elaine, born in 1959.

  5. James Calvin Phillips, born circa 1846; died ca. 1865 during the Civil War; It is said that James was shot and killed by the Wilkes County Home Guard as he tried to elude them.

  6. Nathan Phillips, born Dec. 3, 1849; died Sept. 5, 1929; buried in the Woodie Family Cemetery near Summit in Wilkes Co., NC; married 1st Martha Melissa Woodie (b. Jan. 8, 1850, d. Dec. 20, 1885), Oct. 26, 1867; married 2nd Ellen Canter (b. Aug. 11, 1865), Feb. 1, 1888; Nathan made his home in the Job's Cabin Township, Wilkes Co., NC; Had 17 known children:

      Had 10 known children by Martha Melissa Woodie:

    • Jesse Arthur Phillips, born April 6, 1868; died Dec. 17, 1942; buried at the Browns Chapel Cemetery in Watauga Co., NC; married 1st Sarah C. Church (b. ca. 1868, d. 1886), Oct. 17, 1885; married 2nd Mary Ellen Greer (b. Feb. 22, 1870, d. Aug. 7, 1951), October, 1889; Had five known children by Mary Ellen Greer:

      • Hattie Rosalie Phillips, born Oct. 25, 1890; died June 15, 1966; married George Carl Wilcox (b. May 20, 1886, d. Nov. 10, 1961), Nov. 19, 1908; Had 13 known children:

        • Jennie Wilcox, born Oct. 26, 1909 in Ashe Co., NC; married George Taylor, Sept. 21, 1924.

        • Winnie Wilcox, born Nov. 4, 1911 in Ashe Co., NC; died Mar. 15, 1912.

        • Arden Wilcox, born Feb. 3, 1913 in Ashe Co., NC; married Floy Norris, Jan. 19, 1930; Had eight known children: Opal, James, Bobby Gene, Ruth, Sue, Charles, Billy, and Junior.

        • Mary Wilcox, born Feb. 27, 1915 in Ashe Co., NC; married Grady Winkler (b. Sept. 14, 1913), Aug. 3, 1935; Had four known children: Ray Jasper, born May 6, 1937, Dale Thomas, born July 3, 1940, James Billy, born Feb. 24, 1948, and Joan Lynn, born Feb. 28, 1961.

        • Stuart Wilcox, born Nov. 8, 1916 in Ashe Co., NC; married Mabel __?__, Jan. 15, 1944.

        • Minnie Wilcox, born Oct. 15, 1918 in Ashe Co., NC; married Phillip Moretz, Aug. 3, 1938; Had four known children: Virginia, Eugene, Anna Lee, and Betty Joe.

        • Lester Wilcox, born Sept. 12, 1920 in Ashe Co., NC; married Ruby Cox, April 3, 1943.

        • Pansy Wilcox, born Nov. 30, 1922 in Ashe Co., NC; died Feb. 3, 1923.

        • Herman Wilcox, born Aug. 6, 1924 in Ashe Co., NC; married Peggy Moretz, Oct. 23, 1943; Had two known children: Thelma and Jimmie.

        • Annie Wilcox, born Feb. 8, 1927; died May 9, 1979; married James Eller, Aug. 3, 1947; Had one known child: Carol Ann.

        • Mattilene Wilcox, born and died Oct. 27, 1928.

        • Earl Wilcox, born May 9, 1930; married Ila Minton, June 30, 1950; Had five known children: Brenda, Eugene, Betty Joe, Caroll, and Leona.

        • Conley Wilcox, born April 28, 1933; married 1st Annie Earp, April 15, 1956, and had one child: Rickie; married 2nd Ruth Morris and had one child: Tim.

      • James Blaine Phillips, born Mar. 16, 1893; died Dec. 21, 1964; married 1st Dartha Jane Coffey (b. Jan. 28, 1889, d. May 27, 1931), June 15, 1912; married 2nd Julie South; married 3rd Mattie Cook; Had 11 known children by Dorothy Coffey:

          Gladys Viola Phillips
          Gladys Viola Phillips

        • Carmen Ercell Phillips, born June 18, 1913; married Gordon Whistant.

        • Vercia Rosette Phillips, born April 22, 1915; died Aug. 11, 1916.

        • Vestia Ivalea Phillips, born April 22, 1916; married Ransey Woodring in 1934.

        • Ella Virginia Phillips, born Mar. 27, 1918; died Feb. 25, 1985; married George Brown.

        • Gladys Viola Phillips, born Oct. 22, 1919; married Thomas Lee Ellis, Sept. 15, 1940.

        • James Glenn Phillips, born April 8, 1921; married Ruth Naomi Brown (b. Aug. 13, 1922), July 24, 1937; Had at least three known children: Joe Glenn, born July 25, 1941, Linda Lou, born May 28, 1948, and Martha Jane, born Mar. 8, 1951.

        • Charles Arthur Phillips, born April 30, 1923; died Mar. 26, 1974; married Georgia Winebarger (b. 1923), July 10, 1944; Had four known children: Gloria Linda, born July 11, 1945, Charles Denny, born Dec. 27, 1946, Greg Ken, born Dec. 20, 1950, and Cheryl Patricia, born June 5, 1955.

        • Mary Elizabeth Phillips, born May 22, 1925; died Nov. 11, 1975; married Victor Winebarger.

        • William Blaine Phillips, born April 20, 1927; married 1st Bertha Loretta Coffey, Jan. 1, 1949; married 2nd Kathleen Winebarger; Had three known children by Bertha Coffey: Virginia Loretta, born Oct. 8, 1949, Nora Marie, born Sept. 12, 1950, and Dorothy Annie, born Jan. 5, 1953.

        • Alma Jean Phillips, born and died Nov. 4, 1928.

        • Stella Rhea Phillips, born Mar. 18, 1931; married Harvey Trivette in 1947.

      • Zora Alice Phillips, born Dec. 8, 1896; died Dec. 24, 1928; married Ellis Emspey Coffey (b. Sept. 18, 1895, d. April 7, 1965), May 19, 1919; Had four known children born in Watauga Co., NC:

        • Arthur Henry Coffey, born Feb. 8, 1921; married Daizel Freeman.

        • Herman Eugene Coffey, born June 20, 1922; married Sally Kate Greer, Jan. 7, 1950.

        • Ila May Coffey, born Mar. 1, 1924; married John Boyd Williams, April 5, 1942.

        • Edna Faye Coffey, born April 3, 1928; married Quentin Jones Wheeler, Dec. 6, 1947.

      • Glenn Phillips, born Feb. 28, 1903; died Oct. 11, 1921; Unmarried.

      • Noah Eugene "Gene" Phillips, born Mar. 12, 1909; died May 25, 1982; married Stella Norris (May 4, 1905), Dec. 7, 1933; Had two known children:

        • Norma Jean Phillips, born Sept. 23, 1935 in Iredell Co., NC; married Earl F. Parlier (b. Aug. 3, 1930), April 6, 1957; Had two known children:

          1. Rodney Earl Parlier, born May 20, 1958.
          2. Kevin Eugene Parlier, born Dec. 7, 1960; married Nancy Caroline Whitt, Oct. 2, 1982.

        • Thelma June Phillips, born Jan. 7, 1937; married Ronald Edward Ihrig, Sr., Sept. 20, 1957; Had two known children:

          1. Ronald Edward Ihrig, Jr., born June 29, 1959 in Rockville, MD; married Debra Jean Groeneweg, Nov. 30, 1980; Had one known child: Travis, born June, 1981.

          2. Regina Rae Ihrig, born Aug. 15, 1964 in Minnetonka, MN; married Ronald Small, Aug. 7, 1983.

    • Calvin Loranza Phillips, born April, 1870; died Feb. 10, 1908; buried in the Woodie Family Cemetery in Wilkes Co., NC; married Rhoda Alzora Baker (b. Dec. 28, 1880, d. feb. 10, 1908), Nov. 12, 1899; Had four known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

      • Myrtle Phillips, born May, 1900; died 1903.

      • Dewey Edgar Phillips, born June 14, 1902; died Sept. 3, 1971; married Helen Harrington (b. 1911); Had three known children:

        • Dorothy Virginia Phillips, born April 23, 1930 in Wilkes Co., NC; married __?__ Ragon.

        • Edward Donald Phillips, born June 3, 1932 in Wilkes Co., NC.

        • Doris Phillips, married __?__ Yates.

      • Blanche Phillips, born Mar. 28, 1905; married 1st Buel M. Walsh (b. Nov. 9, 1900, d. Mar. 13, 1924), June 7, 1922; married 2nd Harlan Lowe.

          Had one known child by Buel Walsh:

        • Doylen Walsh, born Aug. 6, 1923 in Wilkes Co., NC; married Herbert Baker; Had one known child: Jerry.

          Had one known child by Harlan Lowe:

        • James Winston Lowe, born April 10, 1929 in Cabarrus Co., NC; married __?__ Rowland; Had three known children: Sandy, Gary and Mick.

      • Glessie Phillips, born March, 1907; died September, 1908.

    • John Essley Phillips, born Nov. 8, 1872; died Jan. 1, 1938; buried in the Yellow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Wilkes Co., NC; married Mary Catherine Fletcher (b. May 31, 1877, d. Nov. 12, 1943), Mar. 17, 1898; Lived in Wilkes Co., NC; Had five known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

      • Bertha Eller Phillips, born May 29, 1899; died May 29, 1967; married Bynum Hill Beshears (b. Mar. 6, 1893), Aug. 23, 1915; Had six known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Ralph Lane Beshears, born May 23, 1918; married Ella Austin.

        • Mary Ruth Beshears, born April 13, 1920; married Sahler Greene and Roy Farmer.

        • Robert Dwine Beshears, born and died June 4, 1926

        • Willard Kyle Beshears, born and died Oct. 8, 1928

        • James Bailey Beshears, born June 3, 1931; married Lou Beshears.

        • Henry Clay Beshears, born Sept. 18, 1933; married Louise Beshears.

      • Willard Claude Phillips, born Aug. 13, 1900; died June 18, 1966; married Nora Belle Beshears (b. Aug. 2, 1906), May 17, 1923; Had five known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Hazel Virginia Phillips, born Aug. 13, 1924; married Charlie Parsons.

        • Inez Phillips, born May 1, 1926; married Will Fletcher; Had one known child: William.

        • Francis Pauline Phillips, born Dec. 18, 1930; married Roy Godfrey.

        • Edward Claude Phillips, born May 19, 1932; married Karen Holland.

        • Willard or William Edward Phillips, born May 19, 1943.

      • Pansy Marie Phillips, born July 19, 1907; died Mar. 10, 1972; married 1st Frank Welch and had one child that died at birth; married 2nd Avery Phillips, May 16, 1955.

      • Maude Phillips, born April 3, 1909; married Lester Launie Williams (b. June 8, 1895, d. Mar. 12, 1985), Aug. 19, 1944; Had three known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Edward Claude Williams, born and died Sept. 20, 1946.

        • Mary Emma Williams, born July 11, 1947; Never married.

        • Martha Jean Williams, born April 14, 1949; married Keith Michael Miller; Had one known child: Jason Michael, born Feb. 21, 1978.

      • Infant Phillips, born and died Jan. 27, 1916.

    • Gaither Phillips, born ca. 1874; diied 1886; Gaither was accidently shot and killed by his father while Nathan was cleaning his rifle.

    • Martha Emaline Phillips, born Feb. 15, 1875; died Oct. 25, 1951; buried in the Yellow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Wilkes Co., NC; married 1st Lewis Canter (b. ca. 1865), Sept. 26, 1889; married 2nd Hansel Shober Minton (b. Oct. 20, 1877, d. July 4, 1962).

        Had four known children by Lewis Canter:

      • Bessie Canter, born Oct. 3, 1890; died Mar. 27, 1939; married Frank Frazier.

      • Sampson Canter, born ca. 1893; died Jan. 25, 1979; married Dora Bishop.

      • Edna Canter, born April 18, 1896; died 1937; married Glen Parsons.

      • Burlie Canter, born ca. 1897; died 1969; married Charlie Dillard.

        Had five known children by Hansel Shober Minton:

      • Vea Minton, born Aug. 30, 1907; married Fred Seymore Blankenship (b. April 12, 1905, d. Mar. 19, 1979), Mar. 13, 1939; Had two known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Barbara M. Blankenship, born May 31, 1941; married James Carl Huffman; Had four known children:

          1. Debra Gail Huffman, born June 13, 1958; married Patrick Griggs, April 16, 1983.

          2. Patricia Ann Huffman, born Feb. 2, 1960; married Randy Williams, Dec. 18, 1982.

          3. James Gary Huffman, born Sept. 12, 1962; married Laurie Anderson, Aug. 12, 1982.

          4. Kimberly Dawn Huffman, born Aug. 15, 1973.

        • Vivian I. Blankenship, born May 16, 1950; married Kenneth E. Triplett, Aug. 7, 1971; No children.

      • Clifford Nathan Minton, born Aug. 20, 1909; died Jan. 3, 1966; Unmarried.

      • Beatrice Minton, born Aug. 23, 1910; died Sept. 7, 1949; married Jiles Parsons.

      • Albert Eller Minton, born May 8, 1912; died June 13, 1982; married Edna Payne, Nov. 5, 1932; Had eight known children:

        • Helen Minton, married Joe Freeman
        • June Minton, married John Woodie
        • Blanche Minton, married Sam Wall
        • Jean Minton, married Kenneth Shultz
        • Burl Minton
        • James Minton
        • Larry Minton
        • Spence Minton

      • Joyce Minton, born ca. 1914; died at age three months.

      William Aaron Phillips
      William Aaron Phillips

    • William Aaron Phillips, born Feb. 18, 1876; died Oct. 1, 1954; buried in the Yellow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Wilkes Co., NC; married Louretta Tomlinson (b. Jan. 30, 1882, d. June 9, 1925), April 12, 1900; Had four known children:

      • Corina Thelma Phillips, born Nov. 7, 1901; married Dewey Miller (b. April 22, 1902), Jan. 1, 1925; Had three known children:

        • Ruby Miller, born Oct. 30, 1925 in Ashe Co., NC; married Samuel Scotten (b. Nov. 29, 1925), April 12, 1947; Had one known child:

          1. Wayne Scotten, born May 4, 1948 in Chester Co., PA; married Jaine Estridge, June 9, 1967.

        • Armenia Miller, born Aug. 22, 1927 in Ashe Co., NC; married Dale Miller (d. May 20, 1970), May 8, 1947; Had one known child:

          1. Rickie D. Miller, born Dec. 9, 1948 in Chester Co., PA; married Mary Lou Webb, June 17, 1967.

        • Pearl Miller, born Feb. 1, 1930 in Lancaster Co., PA; married Brian Phillips, April 5, 1947; Had one known child:

          1. Roberta Phillips, born April 25, 1950 in Lancaster Co., PA; married James Pierce, Aug. 28, 1970.

      • Orson Levi Phillips, born May 20, 1906; died Feb. 9, 1984; married Ada Payne (b. May 9, 1907, d. Feb. 9, 1984), Dec. 24, 1932; Had two known children born in Ashe Co., NC:

        • Virginia Frances Phillips, born Dec. 14, 1933; married 1st William E. Garrett, Jr.; married 2nd Jack D. Bare; Had one known child by William Garrett:

          1. Roger Dale Garrett, born Feb. 4, 1955; married Kathi __?__.

        • Dwight Lee Phillips, Sr., born Nov. 14, 1937; married Melba Jean Jenkins (b. Mar. 10, 1940), Dec. 21, 1963; Had one known child: Dwight Lee, Jr., born Oct. 5, 1964.

      • Gladys Phillips, born April 1, 1909; died Aug. 24, 1933; married Glenn Walsh (b. Sept. 15, 1908), Jan. 25, 1926; Had one known child:

        • Ella Mae Walsh, born Nov. 30, 1927 in Wilkes Co., NC; married 1st Henry Everett Rhymer (d. April 6, 1970), Feb. 5, 1944; married 2nd __?__ Huffman.

      • Stanford Irving Phillips, born Aug. 7, 1914; died July 14, 1979; Unmarried.

    • Mary Katherine Phillips, born Aug. 29, 1879; died Mar. 9, 1951; buried at the Meat Camp Cemetery in Watauga Co., NC; married Harrison Baker (b. July 25, 1875, d. Mar. 24, 1962), April 15, 1897; Had 11 known children:

      • Clarence Harrison Baker, born Feb. 17, 1898 in Ashe Co., NC; died Oct. 9, 1965; married Ella Levina Greene (b. Mar. 2, 1901, d. Oct. 8, 1963), May 5, 1917; Had eight known children:

        • Hazel Mary Baker, born Feb. 9, 1918; married Russell Carroll, Oct. 20, 1934.

        • Fields Henry Baker, born Oct. 5, 1919; married Gladys Parsons (b. Dec. 20, 1923), Aug. 3, 1946; Had three known children:

          1. Gloria Jean Baker, born July of 1947
          2. Ronald Baker, born Mar. 22, 1949; married Linda __?__; Had two known children: Sherrill Jean, and Caryn Denise, born January of 1976.
          3. Steven Baker, born June 21, 1965

        • Ernest Harrison Baker, born Sept. 30, 1921; married Francis H. Nail (b. Mar. 28, 1924), Dec. 30, 1951; No children.

        • Lester Lee Baker, born Jan. 27, 1924; married Lucille Nail (b. Jan. 9, 1927); Had two known children:

          1. Patricia Ann Baker, born Feb. 5, 1945
          2. Linda Sue Baker, born Dec. 18, 1949; married Gary L. Baldwin, April 8, 1966; Had one known child: Chad Lee, born Dec. 27, 1972.

        • Cecil Burl Baker, born April 19, 1926; married Mary Josephine McCall, Nov. 17, 1947.

        • Junior Everette Baker, born Aug. 30, 1928; married Virginia Chalkey; Had one known child: Brent.

        • Brownce John Baker, born July 11, 1932; Never married.

        • Barbara Lewellen Baker, born Sept. 16, 1941; married Joe T. Wilkie (b. April 26, 1933), June 30, 1962; Had one known child: Ella Levina, born July 22, 1964.

      • Odell Baker, born Nov. 20, 1900 in Ashe Co., NC; died Aug. 11, 1961; married Mary Anna Foster (b. 1906), Aug. 22, 1920; Had seven known children:

        • Margaret Louise Baker, born Sept. 11, 1921; married 1st Marvin P. Spencer, Jan. 1, 1941; married 2nd Frank Prewoznik; Had four known children by Marvin Spencer:

          1. Janet Louise Spencer, born Feb. 23, 1942; married Winfree Abernathy, Aug. 19, 1961; Had two known children: Mary Margaret, born May 22, 1962, and Paula Mae, born Jan. 15, 1967.

          2. Judy Ann Spencer, born Oct. 17, 1944; married Jan Lewis Pillard; Had two known children: Samantha Raye, born June 1, 1969, and Jonathan Edward.

          3. Michael Marvin Spencer, born Feb. 3, 1947; married Caroline Harris, June 17, 1968; Had one known child: Stephanie Lynn.

          4. Edward Odell Spencer, born Feb. 27, 1948; killed in Vietnam Jan. 19, 1968; Unmarried.

        • James Albert Baker, born June 25, 1923; died Oct. 22, 1963; married Evelyn Jean Newman; Had two known children:

          1. Mark Preston Baker, born April 8, 1947; married Becki Estep; Had one known child: Brian Chris.
          2. Dale Richard Baker

        • Katherine Dora Baker, born April 2, 1925; married Charles Hunter Hill; Had one known child:

          1. Gary Wayne Hill, born Mar. 21, 1953; married Barbara Jones; Had two known children: Jessica Leigh, and Nicholas Shannon.

        • Ellis Harrison Baker, born June 27, 1927; married Isabelle Ann Montana; Had two known children:

          1. John Odell Baker, born May 15, 1946; married Joy McNama; Had two known children: David John, born April 5, 1972, and Joseph Harrison, born April 30, 1975.

          2. William Franklin Baker, born July 27, 1947; married Ann Drake; Had one known child: Jennifer Elise Baker, born Sept. 24, 1970.

        • Edward Vernon Baker, born Oct. 13, 1929; married Nancy Backe; Had two known children:

          1. Frances Anna Baker, born Sept. 12, 1949; married J. Boyd Carpenter, III; Had one known child J. Boyd, IV, born April 16, 1980.

          2. Deborah Paige Baker, born Jan. 30, 1954; married Robert Starland Mullins.

        • Geneva Yvonne Baker, born Aug. 8, 1936; married George Richard Butler; Had four known children:

          1. Georgia Harlene Butler, born July 19, 1955; married Hamphius Thornhill, Jr.; Had two known children: Kimberly, born Feb. 3, 1981, and Anthony, born April 26, 1983.

          2. Yvonne Elaine Butler, born July 26, 1956; married Gary Timmons; Had two known children: Lisa Marie, born Sept. 19, 1973, and Brian Thomas, born Mar. 25, 1975.

          3. Darrell Richard Butler, born April 1, 1960.

          4. Kimberly Ann Butler, born April 16, 1959; died in the 1960's.

        • Robert Lewis Baker, born Oct. 26, 1945; married Jeanie Tomblin; Had one known child: Christy Ann, born Mar. 22, 1969.

      • Edna Nora Baker, born April 15, 1903 in Ashe Co., NC; died Sept. 15, 1977; married Rufus Thomas Jones (b. Mar. 24, 1894, d. Oct. 27, 1971); Lived in Watauga Co., NC; Had 14 known children:

        • Beatrice Margaret Jones, born Oct. 24, 1918; married Conley J. Staril (b. July, 1917), Oct. 23, 1943.

        • Ruby Louise Jones, born June 12, 1920; married Frank Shores, April 12, 1941; Had one known child:

          1. Barbara Ann Shores, born Oct. 25, 1942; married James R. Williams, Oct. 7, 1962; Had two known children: Heather Michelle, born May 27, 1976, and Heidi Amanda, born Jan. 30, 1980.

        • Earl Thomas Jones, born jan. 29, 1922; married Ruby L. Culler (d. Oct. 26, 1979); Had five known children:

          1. Linda Sue Jones, born Oct. 19, 1944; married Romulus Hodges; Had four known children: Finley Mark, born June 20, 1965, Jeffery David, Aaron Thomas, born Feb. 13, 1972, and Joseph Barnes, born May 2, 1977.

          2. Earleen Jones, born May 6, 1943; married Burl D. Yates; Had one known child: Rebecca Ann, born Oct. 25, 1963.

          3. John B. Jones, born Nov. 21, 1946; married Loretta Gail Wilcox (b. June 20, 1955).

          4. Benjamin Earl Jones, born Jan. 27, 1951; married Karen R. Shew (b. July 4, 1956); Had two known children: Benjamin Jeremy, born July 19, 1977, and Joseph Nathaniel.

          5. Geneva G. Jones, married Allen D. Lambert.

        • Odis Mae Jones, born Sept. 7, 1923; married Johnny Corbin; Had two known children:

          1. Janet Louise Corbin, born Nov. 4, 1946

          2. Debra Ann Corbin, born June 7, 1954; married Danny R. Mae; Had three known children: Michael Duane, born July 14, 1973, Travis R., born Mar. 10, 1980, and Elizabeth Ann, born Oct. 15, 1982.

        • Lena Bell Jones, born April 12, 1925; married Richard Cobrin (b. Sept. 23, 1924, d. Mar. 21, 1965); Had three known children:

          1. Carol Lynn Cobrin, born Jan. 22, 1950; married Larry W. Rogers; Had two known children: Anthony W., born June 9, 1968, and Katina Lynn, born Aug. 8, 1972.

          2. Sandra E. Cobrin, born Feb. 5, 1958; married Robert W. White, Jr. (b. April 18, 1956); Had two known children: Christopher R., born Jan. 17, 1977, and Matthew B., born May 11, 1983.

          3. Joyce Edna Corbin, had one known child: Tosha Nichole, born July 19, 1978.

        • Howard Rufus Jones, born Sept. 17, 1927; Never married.

        • Dean Hubert Jones, born May 10, 1929; married Betty Hampton (b. Aug. 19, 1936); Had three known children:

          1. Randall David Jones, born May 23, 1958; married Paige Whitley, Dec. 18, 1982.

          2. Steve Allen Jones, born April 20, 1965; married Karen Brook; Had one known child: Jeremiah Allan, born Mar. 23, 1980.

          3. Timothy Dean Jones, born Dec. 17, 1966.

        • Mattie Pearl Jones, born Oct. 1, 1932; married Willis Moretz; Had two known children:

          1. Wayne Allen Moretz, born July 22, 1953; married twice; Had two known children by his first wife: Andrew Isaac, born Dec. 24, 1972, and Pamela Nannette, born Sept. 4, 1974; Had one known child by his second wife: Kyaleah Amanda.

          2. Ronnie Moretz

        • Mildred Edna Jones, born Feb. 21, 1935; married Rodney Walker 9b. Dec. 1, 1934); Had one known child: Rodney Coabert, born Sept. 23, 1973.

        • Richard Jones, born and died Aug. 30, 1936.

        • Mary Lee Jones, born June 4, 1939; married Richard Gentry.

        • Jimmy Kelly Jones, born Nov. 30, 1942; married Diane Greer; Had two known children: Kelly Jimmy, born Oct. 18, 1964, and Kevin James, born April 17, 1968.

        • Infant Jones, born and died April 2, 1944

        • Gary Clay Jones, born Aug. 12, 1946; married Rita Eunice Presnell (b. Mar. 22, 1949); Had two known children: Cynthia Jean, born Oct. 9, 1970, and Gary Scott, born April 27, 1973.

      • Vergie Mae Baker, born Dec. 21, 1905 in Ashe Co., NC; married Dewey Moretz (b. Jan. 20, 1898, d. Oct. 24, 1975), Nov. 20, 1921; Had eight known children:

        • Edward Eslie Moretz, married Dorothy Odessa Pennell; Had ten known children:

          1. Irlean Louise Moretz, married Herbert Edward Keyes, Jr.; Had two known children: Shawn Marie, born May 3, 1967 and Carl James, born Feb. 28, 1978.

          2. Edward Dean Moretz, married unknown; Had four known children: Joseph Edward, born Aug. 8, 1966, Janice Marie, born Aug. 30, 1967, Eric Dean Fallia, born June 25, 1976, and Benjamin Carl, born Sept. 14, 1977.

          3. Jyce Ann Moretz, married Nelson Everett Mann; Had one known child: Everett Edward, born Dec. 31, 1966.

          4. Howard Levoin Moretz, married Joan Edith Strickland; Had one known child: Joey Von, born Dec. 4, 1970.

          5. Loretta Jean Moretz, married Wayland A. Baxter; No children.

          6. Solen Robert Benjamin Moretz, married Deborah Marie Phillo; Had one known child: Raymond Edward, born Mar. 19, 1981.

          7. Alice Mae Moretz

          8. Donald Ray Moretz, married Deborah Sue Busch.

          9. Michael Finley Moretz

          10. David Henry Moretz

        • Easton Moretz (twin to Lester), born Sept. 5, 1924; died unmarried.

        • Lester Moretz (twin to Easton), born Sept. 5, 1924; married Marie Kimberlin (b. Sept. 22, 1927), Jan. 16, 194?; Had one known child:

          1. Mary Linda Moretz, born Nov. 26, 1943; married Larry T. Wheeling (b. Feb. 9, 1941), Oct. 1, 1961; Had one known child: Tammy Lyon, born July 9, 1966.

        • James Odis Moretz, born April 3, 1926; married 1st Geneva Jean Pennell (b. Dec. 24, 1930); married 2nd Violet Mary Margaret Risdon (b. April 6, 1941), Mar. 22, 1969.

            Had four known children by Geneva Jean Pennell:

          1. Donald James Moretz, born Oct. 24, 1947; married 1st Beverly Ann Hoover (b. July 1, 1950), Jan. 28, 1969; married 2nd Sandra Jean Kirby (b. Feb. 27, 1958), Aug. 12, 1978; Had one known child by Beverly Ann Hoover: Kevin James, born Aug. 18, 1972.

          2. Ronald Roy Moretz, Sr., born Nov. 15, 1948; married JoAnne Faye Merrick (b. April 22, 1948); Had three known children: Rochelle Faye, born Feb. 13, 1968, Ronald Roy, Jr., born July 20, 1969, and Michael James, born Dec. 12, 1973.

          3. Gerald Allen Moretz, born June 7, 1954; married 1st Barbara Lilly (b. Dec. 4, 1959), July 26, 1973; married 2nd Nora Jean Burleigh, Aug. 17, 1981; married 3rd __?__.

              Had one known child by Barbara Lilly:

            • Ivie Leigh Moretz Medrano, born Aug. 8, 1975; At age 13, Ivie was adopted by her step father, Enrique Medrano; Had two known children: Identical twin daughters Mickayla Leigh and Michayella Lei, born Jan. 30, 2002.

              Had one known child by Nora Jean Burleigh:

            • Amanda Moretz, born 1985

              Had one known child by third wife:

            • James Moretz, born 1999

          4. Otis Wade Moretz, born Aug. 12, 1963

            Had one known child by Violet Risdon:

          5. Tina Marie Moretz, born Aug. 22, 1967

        • Alfred E. Moretz, born Mar. 16, 1928; married Georgie Hamby; Had two known children:

          1. Brenda Moretz, married unknown and had four known children: Pam, Elizabeth, David, and Candy.

          2. Alvin Moretz

        • Iris Mae Moretz, born Dec. 19, 1934; married James Shirley Holman, Aug. 29, 1951; Had two known children:

          1. Susan Diana Holman, born May 22, 1953; married 1st Delmer Gene Edwards, July 7, 1972; married 2nd David Allen Hartsoe, April 20, 1997; Had two known children by Delmer Edwards: Todd Alexander, born Feb. 2, 1973, and James Martin, born Dec. 5, 1975.

          2. Joyce Lynn Holman, born Oct. 14, 1963; married David Turney Payne, Jr. (b. Oct. 5, 1966), May 16, 1987; Had two known children: Regina Mae, born Feb. 7, 1990, and David Austin, born Aug. 26, 1993.

        • May Carol Moretz, born Feb. 13, 1943; married 1st Thomas Walter Dudley, Jan. 21, 1960; married 2nd Robert Joy Turner (b. mar. 24, 1938), July 29, 1982; Had four known children by Thomas Dudley:

          1. Mary Carol Dudley, born Aug. 23, 1961; married Michael Layer, June 24, 1983.
          2. Elizabeth Ann Dudley, born Sept. 15, 1964.
          3. Robert Thomas Dudley, born Aug. 8, 1966.
          4. David James Dudley, born May 20, 1971.

        • Peggy Jean Moretz, born Feb. 12, 1948; married Larry Lee Lopez, Feb. 19, 1966; Had one known child: Heather Lee, born Sept. 26, 1975.

      • Paul Baker, born Sept. 10, 1908 in Ashe Co., NC; died Nov. 2, 1974; married Dora Bell Blankenship (b. May 22, 1903); Had four known children:

        • Robert Baker, born April 16, 1942; died July 20, 1972; married Betty Davis; Had three known children: Brian, born Aug. 19, 1962, Dalton, born May 25, 1965, and Waana Ann, born Jan. 23, 1970.

        • Gladys Baker
        • Mary Bell Baker
        • Lee Roy Baker

      • Lucy Brandy Baker, born Nov. 10, 1910 in Watauga Co., NC; married Lester Enzer Carroll (b. July 25, 1903, d. Nov. 16, 1955), April 1, 1929; Had two known children:

        • Annie Mae Carroll, born May 18, 1930; married Charles Hamp Blackburn (b. Feb. 20, 1925); Had two known children:

          1. Chris Charles Blackburn, born July 23, 1952; married Deborah M. Atray; Had two known children: Stefanie paige, born Aug. 15, 1974, and Dustin Charles, born April 26, 1977.

          2. Katrena Ann Blackburn, born Sept. 12, 1953; married Donald Allen Mattox (b. Nov. 9, 1948); Had two known children: Adam H., born April 26, 1979, and Aris Ann, born Nov. 9, 1980.

        • Ray Kent Carroll, born Feb. 7, 1935; died Feb. 10, 1935.

      • Lewellen Nancy Baker, born Aug. 12, 1912 in Watauga Co., NC; died Mar. 24, 1929.

      • Robert Doughton Baker, born Mar. 14, 1916 in Watauga Co., NC; married Viola Greer.

      • Letcher Jones Baker, born April 18, 1919 in Watauga Co., NC; married Ruth Hardy, Dec. 20, 1942; Had two known children:

        • Royce Wayne Baker, born June 18, 1952; married Peggy Jenkins.
        • Randall Charles Baker, born Dec. 4, 1960; married Gail Ann Timms, June 23, 1984.

      • Elsie Elizabeth Baker, born Sept. 26, 1921 in Watauga Co., NC; married Ward Gurney Carroll, Dec. 20, 1942; Ward was sherriff of Watauga Co., NC from 1966-1982; Had two known children born in Watauga Co., NC:

        • Johnny Baker Carroll, born Jan. 27, 1944; married Carolyn Bumgarner (b. June 7, 1945), June 15, 1963; Had one adopted child: Michael Wayne, born April 29, 1972.

        • Kathy Ann Carroll, born Nov. 7, 1958; married Mickey Sweitzer; Kathy is a NC State Driver's License Examiner in Watauga Co., NC; Had one known son.

      • Albert James Baker, born Sept. 16, 1924 in Watauga Co., NC; married 1st Hettie Moody; married 2nd unknown; Had six known children by Hettie Moody:

        • Carolyn Ann Baker, born June 5, 1946
        • Judy Marie Baker, born Oct. 17, 1947
        • Patricia Arlene Baker, born Sept. 11, 1950; married Robert Howard, Sr.; Had one known child: Robert, Jr.
        • Jean Baker (twin to Joan), born Feb. 7, 1954
        • Joan Baker (twin to Jean), born Feb. 7, 1954
        • Darlene Hattie Baker, born May 25, 1957

    • Laura Matilda Phillips, born July 23, 1881; died May 17, 1921; buried in the Woodie Family Cemetery in Wilkes Co., NC; married William Henry Baker (b. Nov. 25, 1878, d. July 29, 1944), Nov. 29, 1897; Had nine known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

      • Virgil McKinley Baker, born Sept. 30, 1899; died Nov. 4, 1968; married Lee Ann Curtis (b. April 20, 1898), Dec. 25, 1920; Had six known children:

        • James McKinley Baker, born Oct. 4, 1921; married Agnes Louise Roope (b. Sept. 11, 1931), Dec. 14, 1950; Had two known children:

          1. George McKinley Baker, born June 8, 1952
          2. Joyce Marie Baker, born Oct. 5, 1955; married Robert Lee Wood, May 23, 1976; Had two known children: Richard Lee, born Jan. 17, 1978, and Angela Michelle, born April 22, 1980.

        • Annie Clair Baker, born Oct. 22, 1926; married Walter Eugene Wood, July 21, 1945; Had two known children:

          1. Edward Bruce Wood (twin to Jimmy), born June 24, 1947; married Reba Cleary; Had two known children: Sandra Alice, born Jan. 15, 1969, and Mark Edward, born Feb. 15, 1979.

          2. Jimmy Bryan Wood, Sr. (twin to Edward), born June 24, 1947; married Patricia Hendrix; Had two known children: Marsha Ann, born Dec. 14, 1972, and Jimmy Bryan, born July 26, 1978.

        • George Henry Baker, born Dec. 19, 1929; married Hessie Mae Holloway, Nov. 26, 1949; Had three known children:

          1. William Henry Baker, born May 13, 1952; married Susan Smart; Had two known children: William Shawn, born July 20, 1974, and Michisha Ann, born July 31, 1975.

          2. Bobby Ray Baker, born May 18, 1954; married Denise Faw.

          3. Paula Jean Baker, born Jan. 16, 1960.

        • William Franklin Baker, born Mar. 9, 1933; died July 27, 1966; Unmarried.

        • Peggy Matilda Baker, born May 8, 1935.

        • Shirley Mae Baker, born May 8, 1940; Never married.

      • Spencer R. Baker, born June 26, 1901; died September, 1904.

      • Clara Loretta Baker, born April 1, 1903; died Dec. 3, 1973; married Jorden Welborn; Had two known children: James and Robert.

      • Earl Winfield Baker, born April 17, 1905; died Jan. 6, 1975; married Bruce Nancy Crysel (b. April 17, 1905); Had two known children:

        • Charles Edward Baker, born Sept. 15, 1931
        • Billie Sue Baker, born Mar. 20, 1934; married Bruce A. Wilkes, Dec. 3, 1955.

      • Willard T. Baker, born May 22, 1908; died Mar. 6, 1936; married Florence Watts; Had one known child: Melvin.

      • Hafford Baker, born Sept. 17, 1910; married Sarah Ann Church; Had three known children:

        • Travis M. Baker
        • Leatrice Baker, married __?__ Absher
        • Wade Deforest Baker, died young

      • Shelley Wilson Baker, born May 3, 1914; died May 18, 1915.

      • Royal Walter Baker, born Oct. 18, 1915; married Dovie Church Pierce (b. Jan. 31, 1913), July 29, 1939; Had one known child:

        • Kerley Willard Baker, born Oct. 20, 1943; married Peggy Adams (b. Dec. 12, 1946), April 18, 1964; Had two known children: Michael Harold, born Mar. 4, 1965, and Jeffrey Bryan, born Oct. 10, 1967.

      • Alma Mae Baker, born May 8, 1917; died Sept. 15, 1917.

    • Alice Phillips, born April 2, 1882; died July 5, 1943; buried in the Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Ashe Co. NC; married 1st James William Stykes (d. Jan. 9, 1909), Nov. 15, 1897; married 2nd James A. Parsons (b. April 15, 1872), Jan. 10, 1915.

        Had six known children by James William Stykes:

      • Mildred "Middie" Stykes, born ca. 1898.
      • Ted Stykes
      • Teresa Stykes
      • Vaughn Stykes
      • Vetra Stykes, born ca. 1906
      • Beatrice Stykes, born May 24, 1908

        Had four known children by James Parsons:

      • Harrison Parsons, born Feb. 5, 1917 in Ashe Co., NC; married Ellen Phillips; Had two known children: Colleen and Donald.

      • Myrtle Parsons, born Sept. 1, 1919 in Ashe Co., NC; married Raymond Greer, May 28, 1934; Had five known children born in Ashe Co., NC:

        • Irene Greer, born May 17, 1936; married __?__ Kuhn.
        • Annie Greer, born Sept. 11, 1938; married __?__ Singletary.
        • Lois Greer, born Oct. 15, 1941; married __?__ Smith.
        • James Greer, born June 15, 1943.
        • Dottie Greer, born July 4, 1948; married __?__ Claterbuck.

      • Stewart Parsons, born Aug. 8, 1922 in Ashe Co., NC; married Letha Osborne.

      • Oscar Parsons, born April 29, 1927 in Watauga Co., NC; Never married.

    • Melissa Adelaide Phillips, born Feb. 2, 1884; died Oct. 6, 1966; buried in the Sam Miller Cemetery in Ashe Co., NC; married Samuel J. Miller (b. Nov. 23, 1874, d. Jan. 1, 1957), Mar. 31, 1909; Had four known children born in Ashe Co., NC:

      • Pressley Lincoln Miller, born Feb. 7, 1910; died Dec. 2, 1981; married Bessie Witherspoon.

      • Paul Edison Miller, born April 18, 1911; died April 12, 1979; married Lou Sheets and had one daughter.

      • Carl Franklin Miller, born Dec. 1, 1913; died Dec. 27, 1969; married Rettie Josephine "Rett" Rose (b. May 16, 1916), Nov. 17, 1934; Had four known children born in Ashe Co., NC:

        • Billie Franklin Miller, born Nov. 11, 1935; died Jan. 14, 1936.

        • Mary Josephine Miller, born Oct. 10, 1936; married 1st Charles E. Lyall, Aug. 26, 1954; married 2nd Henry Allen Young (b. Jan. 29, 1932), Mar. 29, 1959.

            Had one known child by Charles Lyall:

          1. Patricia Gail Lyall, born May 25, 1955; Patricia was adoped by Henry Young and changed her surname to Young.

            Had three known children by Henry Young:

          2. Sarah Elizabeth Young, born Oct. 17, 1961 in Chicago, IL; married Barry Southerland Smith, May 23, 1981.

          3. Paul Raymond Young, born Mar. 14, 1964 in Chicago, IL.

          4. Joseph Allen Young, born Dec. 15, 1974 in Guilford Co., NC.

        • Steve Curtis Miller, born May 31, 1942; married Lorene Severt (b. Aug. 23, 1945), Dec. 21, 1963; Had three known children: Timothy Curtis, born June 12, 1968, Terry Franklin, born April 14, 1971, and Aaron Tracy, born Oct. 9, 1984.

        • Mark Eugene Miller, born June 9, 1949; married 1st Sharon Jeanette Beshears (b. May 1, 1949, d. June 9, 1977), June 18, 1974; married 2nd Linda Sue Barry (b. July 4, 1947), Mar. 4, 1978; Had one known child by Sharon Beshears: Gregory Mark, born Mar. 22, 1975.

      • Clara Miller, born Dec. 15, 1918; died Dec. 23, 1918.

      • Daniel Russell Miller, born July 1, 1920; died July 2, 1920.

      Had seven known children by Ellen Canter:

    • Carrie Cornelia Phillips, born May 20, 1888; died Aug. 17, 1961; buried in the Yellow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Wilkes Co., NC; married William Lee Cornett (b. July 20, 1884, d. Mar. 1, 1972), Dec. 18, 1902; Had 10 known children born in Jobs Cabin Twp, Wilkes Co., NC:

      • Belva Alverda Cornett, born June 17, 1904; died July 19, 1944; married Lloyd Toy Cardwell (b. Nov. 27, 1901, d. July 29, 1967); Had 13 known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Edith Cardwell, married Hugh Robertson.
        • Fred Cardwell, married Venie Spears.
        • Floyd Lee Cardwell, born May 31, 1926; Never married.
        • Leonard Cardwell, born Mar. 4, 1928.
        • Ina Pearl Cardwell, born May 16, 1930.
        • Lester Claude Cardwell, born Oct. 26, 1931.
        • Don Ray Cardwell, born Mar. 28, 1933.
        • Effie May Cardwell, born Dec. 7, 1934; married Roger Stokes.
        • Eloise Cardwell, born May 20, 1937.
        • Willa Jean Cardwell, born Dec. 12, 1938.
        • Sylvia Annie Cardwell, born June 19, 1941.
        • George Cardwell, died at birth.
        • Toy Loman Cardwell, born July 19, 1944.

      • Bertha Rosalee Cornett, born July 23, 1906; married 1st Lewis Anderson Spears (b. Feb. 28, 1902), Dec. 22, 1921; married 2nd Shober Sebastian Phillips (d. Feb. 27, 1969), Nov. 4, 1961; married 3rd __?__ Bare; Had nine known children by Lewis Spears, born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Edgar Madison Spears, born Dec. 4, 1922; died July 25, 1950; married Violet Eller.

        • Winnie Alice Spears, born May 4, 1924; married Noah Call Beshears, Aug. 15, 1959.

        • Albert Lee Spears, born Jan. 25, 1926; died at age 17 months.

        • Carrie Mae Spears, born May 26, 1929; married 1st Everett Paul Holcomb (d. 1974); married 2nd Arvil Farrington, Nov. 19, 1982.

        • James Noah Spears, born Mar. 15, 1931; married Arlene Goulds, Aug. 3, 1958; Had one known child: Teresa.

        • Wayne Norman Spears, born Nov. 26, 1933; married Jo Ann Church (b. Aug. 16, 1940), Aug. 27, 1958; Had two known children: Rodney, born April 11, 1960, and an infant who died at birth.

        • Willard Ray Spears, born April 2, 1936; married June Hall, Aug. 11, 1961; Had one known child: Charles.

        • Martha Gerald Spears, born Mar. 5, 1943; married 1st Edward Absher; married 2nd Larry Cook.

        • Larry Randall Spears, born Aug. 8, 1949; married 1st Wilma Sue Bowlin; married 2nd Linda Burchett Adkins; Had one known child by Wilma Bowlin: Penny Annette.

      • Carlie Venson Cornett, born April 3, 1908; died Feb. 26, 1986; married Avie Nell Phillips, Nov. 14, 1928.

      • Sarah Louellen Cornett, born May 27, 1910; married Herman Waters; Had five known children born in Caldwell Co., NC: Rosalee Waters (died at birth), Dale, Lake, Phil, and Margie.

      • Nellie Mae Cornett, born June 13, 1912; married Conrad Delmas Waters, Dec. 13, 1926; Had two known children: Vercie Cleo, born Jan. 4, 1928, and George Alvin, born May 11, 1929.

      • Elsie Raye Cornett, born May 9, 1916; married Franklin Levi Tomlinson (b. May 11, 1916, d. Jan. 20, 1981), Sept. 9, 1938.

          Had one known child prior to marriage:

        • Billy Fred Cornett, born July 1, 1934 in Wilkes Co., NC; married Barbara Mikeal.

          Had three known children by Franklin Tomlinson, born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Lowell Levi Tomlinson, born May 28, 1939; married Peggy Hawkins.

        • Janice Carol Tomlinson, born Dec. 26, 1941; married Bobby Mathis.

        • Ricky Delano Tomlinson, born Jan. 7, 1954; married Teresa Stone.

      • Mary Idella Cornett, born June 28, 1918; married Quincy Cleary, Feb. 28, 1934; Had four known children:

        • Dwight Irlon Cleary, born Feb. 15, 1935
        • Betty Nell Cleary, born May 24, 1936
        • Beulah M. Cleary, born Nov. 17, 1938
        • Lula Mae Cleary

      • Berlie Leota Cornett, born Aug. 3, 1920; married Zeb Beshears, Nov. 19, 1938.

      • William Lee Cornett, Jr., born June 21, 1924; married Ruth Marie Cardwell; Had two known children:

        • Louie James Cornett, born Dec. 19, 1943; died Mar. 22, 1986; Had one known child: Mark.
        • Tommy Cornett

      • Gladys Mozell Cornett, born Sept. 24, 1926; married 1st Charles Harrison "Bill" Parsons (b. June 3, 1915) and had one child: Charles Douglas, born Dec. 5, 1942; married 2nd James Harman and had two children: Terry and Sandra.

    • Noah Marshall Phillips, born April 30, 1890; died Mar. 15, 1915; Unmarried.

    • Della Phillips, born Jan. 25, 1892; died Feb. 16, 1923; buried in the Blue Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Ashe Co. NC; married Jeff Mikeal (d. May 28, 1955), Jan. 23, 1910.

    • Shober Phillips, born August, 1894; died in 1907; Shober was accidently shot and killed at school by Scott Church. The stray bullet passed through the school wall hitting Shober and another classmate.

    • Asa L. Phillips, born October, 1897; Asa killed WAde McNeil in 1919 and left North Carolina. It is believed he went to Canada where he married and had two daughters. Had one known child by Ida Spears prior to 1919:

      • Acie Spears, born April 28, 1920; married Mary Green, Sept. 9, 1945; Had one known child:

        • Robert Lee Spears, born July 8, 1947 in Burke Co., NC; married Vickie Walker, Nov. 8, 1969; Had one known child: Sean, born Dec. 29, 1974.

    • Chanie Phillips, born Jan. 1, 1900; died June 10, 1966; Unmarried; Had six known children:

        Had one known child by Cicero Mikeal:

      • Vergie Reeves Phillips, born April 5, 1919; married Wade Atkins, Jan. 13, 1937.

        Had one known child by Rufus Hamby:

      • Mildred Leata Phillips, born June 27, 1921; died Jan. 13, 1938; Unmarried.

        Had four known children by Sherman Beshears:

      • Johnson Alonzo Phillips, born Aug. 3, 1927.

      • Delmar Phillips, born May 17, 1930; married Evelyn Darnell, Nov. 7, 1955.

      • Anna Snowbell Phillips, born Feb. 27, 1935; married 1st __?__ Pennel; married 2nd __?__ Chambers.

      • Clyde Irdell "Pat" Phillips, born Dec. 30, 1937.

    • Hobart Rayvon Phillips, born Mar. 8, 1904; died April 16, 1972; buried in the Stonyhill Cemetery in Wilkes Co., NC; married Jessie Arlee Minton (b. Mar. 31, 1906), Sept. 2, 1921; Had eight known children born in Parsonsville, Wilkes Co., NC:

      • Page Junior Phillips, born July 20, 1922; married Lutrelle Shoemaker, Jan. 26, 1946.

      • Vada Lee Phillips, born May 1, 1924; married James Smith.

      • R.J. Phillips, born Jan. 10, 1926.

      • Wilma Christine Phillips, born Mar. 25, 1928; died Mar. 27, 1928.

      • Lucille Phillips, born Sept. 3, 1930; married Calvin Baxter Payne (b. Dec. 2, 1923), April 29, 1949; Had two known children: Geraldine and Bernadine.

      • Shober Rayvaughn Phillips, born Aug. 29, 1932; married 2nd Barbara Lupo.

      • Grayson Phillips, born Dec. 31, 1934.

      • Dwayne Phillips, born May 24, 1941.

  7. Amanda Phillips, born Nov. 11, 1852; died Oct. 12, 1891; married James Calvin Watson (b. Jan. 12, 1848, d. Feb. 15, 1923); Lived in Wilkes Co., NC and later, Caldwell Co., NC; Had eight known children:

      Jesse Eli and Martha Benge Watson
      Jesse Eli and Martha Benge Watson

    • Jesse Eli Watson, born Jan. 18, 1873 in Wilkes Co., NC; died July 19, 1954; buried at the Blanford Cemetery in Petersburg Co., VA; married 1st Peralee (Pearl Lee) McNeil, Sept. 4, 1896 and had one know child (Ella Mae, who married J.A. Johnson); married 2nd Martha Jemima Benge (b. Feb. 20, 1879, d. June 21, 1961), Jan. 11, 1902; Had seven known children by Martha Jemima Benge:

      • William Estel Watson, born Aug. 9, 1902; died July 28, 1979; married 1st Mell Vern Pruitt (d. July 28, 1975); married 2nd Mary Mitchell (d. Oct. 12, 1983); Had three known children by Mell Vern Pruitt:

        • William Brady Watson, married 1st Cordie __?__; married 1st Cordie __?__; married 2nd Lottie Goad.

        • Christine Watson, married John McCleod; Had one known child: Elizabeth.

        • Reubin Watson, married Lena __?__.

      • Jesse Andrew Watson, Sr., born Oct. 25, 1905; died June 2, 1962; married Ada Marie Sykes(b. Aug. 29, 1911; Had three known children:

        • Jesse Andrew Watson, Jr., born June, 1928 in Edgecomb Co., NC.
        • Ruby Marie Watson, born July 28, 1931; married Willis McLamb.
        • Mandy Louise Watson, born September, 1933; died ca. 1950.

      • James Samuel Watson, born Feb. 22, 1908; died June 14, 1976; married Sadie Ray Carter (b. April 23, 1910), Nov. 30, 1929; Had four known children:

        • Beulah Lee Watson, born April 21, 1931 in Nottaway Co., VA; married Willard David Earhart.

        • James Ray Watson, born Mar. 31, 1933 in Edgecomb Co., NC; married Annie Ruth Taylor.

        • Virginia Lucille Watson, born Dec. 2, 1935; married Dorsey Taylor Woodlief.

        • Shelia Fay Watson, born Aug. 19, 1948; married William Meredith.

      • Amanda Jane Watson, born Aug. 3, 1910; married 1st Charles Calvin Minetree (b. Aug. 6, 1895, d. Oct. 3, 1961), April 14, 1928; married 2nd Harold Tench Goyne, Sept. 29, 1962; married 3rd Jacob Wilson Hicks, Dec. 20, 1969; Had three known children by Charles Calvin Minetree:

        • Charlie Calvin Minetree, II, born Mar. 9, 1929; died Sept. 27, 1987; married Margie Marie Adams and Paula Vaughn.

        • Nellie Young Minetree, born July 20, 1931; married Edward Linwood Spain.

        • Willis Earl Minetree, born Nov. 16, 1933; married Betty Ann Faulkner.

      • Ira Isiah Watson, born April 11, 1912; died Mar. 19, 1973; married Mary Eliza Coburn (b. Sept. 20, 1912, d. Aug. 13, 1996), Mar. 25, 1933; Had five known children:

        • Shirley Cornelia Watson, born Jan. 5, 1934 in Nattoway Co., VA; died May 12, 2005; married Thurman Lee Cairnes; divorced in 1975.

        • Mary Virginia Watson, born Oct. 17, 1936 in Nattoway Co., VA; died Dec. 25, 1992; married Jesse Benjamin Johnson, Sr. (d. Jan. 13, 1993); Had five known children:

          1. Thomas Randolph Johnson, married Anita White; Had one known child: Victoria Lucinda.

          2. Susan Marie Johnson, married Robert Steven Clay; Had two known children: Amanda Katherine and David Steven.

          3. Jesse Benjamin Johnson, Jr., married Jo Ann Henshaw; Had two known children: Melissa Renee' and Jessica Nicole.

          4. Patricia Dianne Johnson, married 1st Bruce Bowles; married 2nd Steve Hohense; Had two known children by Bruce Bowles: Jennifer Marie and Timothy Preston.

          5. Kenneth Brian Johnson, born Feb. 4, 1965 in DuVall Co., FL; married Toni Doris Whear (b. Feb. 3, 1971), July 4, 1990; Had four known children:

            • Deborah Lynn Johnson, born Feb. 25, 1992 in Newport, RI.
            • Scott Edward Johnson, born May 17, 1993 in Huron Co., MI.
            • Augustus Samuel Johnson, born Jan. 21, 2000 in Cadillac, MI.
            • Aidan Maxwell Johnson, born Aug. 5, 2001 in Sparta, TN.

        • Gloria Aleese Watson, born Jan. 15, 1939 in Nattoway Co., VA; married George Monroe Pack, Jr.; Had two known children: George Darryl and David Keith.

        • Ira Linda Watson, born Dec. 3, 1948 in Dinwiddie Co., VA; married Charles Gene Croom.

        • Sandra Ann Watson, born Mar. 14, 1952 in Dinwiddle Co., VA; married James Edward Tucker; Had two known children:

          1. Erin Kathleen Tucker; married Larry Woodford Madison, Jr. (b. Nov. 1, 1978), July 31, 2004.
          2. Brandon Mitchell Tucker

      • Martha Matilda Watson, born Aug. 6, 1914; married David Lafayette Sessums (b. Nov. 16, 1911), Mar. 11, 1933; Had five known children born in Nottaway Co, VA except David Earl Sessums:

        • Vivian Lucille Sessums (twin to Martha), born Sept. 23, 1934; married 1st Sydnor William Thompson; married 2nd Toy Lee Lail, Sr (d. Sept. 17, 1987).

        • Martha Virginia Sessums (twin to Vivian), born Sept. 23, 1934; married Lonnie F. Baird, Jr.

        • Marylyn Marie Sessums, born Feb. 3, 1938; married Lance McQuage.

        • Joyce Evelyn Sessums, born Aug. 26, 1939; married Walter Lee Berry.

        • David Earl Sessums, born Nov. 16, 1950 in Petersburg, VA; married JoAnn King.

      • Franklin Columbus Watson, born May 17, 1919; died June 2, 1986; married Elsie Floria Pigg (b. May 17, 1919, d. Oct. 15, 1984); Had two known children born in Portsmouth, VA:

        • Franklin Columbus Watson, Jr., born May 11, 1942; married Sandra __?__; Had two known children: Lisa Marie, born Nov. 27, 1970, and Christopher, born in 1974 and died in 1981.

        • Richard Melvin Watson, born Nov. 27, 1944; married Hazel Lee Hargrave; Had two known children: Jennifer Lee, born Sept. 2, 1975, and Joy Elena, born July 13, 1979.

    • Nancy Matilda Watson, born January, 1874 in Wilkes Co., NC; died June 26, 1952; buried in the Blevins Cemetery, Johnson Co., TN; married William Franklin Griffin (d. Jan. 6, 1958), Mar. 25, 1893; Had six known children:

      • Landon Griffin, born June 11, 1896; died Dec. 11, 1981; married 1st Leona Taylor; married 2nd Mary Watson.

      • William McKinley Griffin, born Oct. 9, 1897; died October, 1904 of Typhoid Fever.

      • Estella Mae Griffin, born May 25, 1899; died Dec. 26, 1975; married Charles W. Henderson, Sept. 14, 1930; Had four known children:

        • Virginia Henderson, married 1st __?__ Deel; married 2nd __?__ Plummer.
        • Nancy Henderson, married __?__ Eggers.
        • Dewey Henderson, died at age nine months.
        • Buelah Henderson, married __?__ Reeves; died in a car accident.

      • Robert William Griffin, Sr., born June 29, 1908; died April 27, 1974; married Leona Lee Henderson (b. July 3, 1913), Sept. 14, 1930; Had seven known children:

        • Lessie Elizabeth Griffin, born June 16, 1934; married __?__ Sharpe and had three children.

        • Davis Lee Griffin, born Aug. 24, 1937; married __?__ Antry and had four children.

        • Mary Ellen Griffin, born Aug. 31, 1939; married __?__ Murphy and had four children.

        • Evong Robert W. Griffin, Jr., born Feb. 16, 1943; married Barbara __?__; Had four known children: Amy, Robert William, III, David, and Lessie Nicole.

        • Joyce Mae Griffin, born Feb. 23, 1944; married __?__ Campbell.

        • Ruby Ann Griffin, born April 18, 1945; married __?__ Smallwood and had two children.

        • Don Peery Griffin, born Oct. 22, 1947; married Libby __?__; Had two known children: Don Peery II, and Kellie Donnie.

      • James Cicero Griffin, Sr., born May 23, 1910; died Nov. 12, 1965; married Genevieve Halman; Had one known child who died at birth: James Cicero, Jr.

      • Andrew Thomas Griffin, born Feb. 10, 1914; died Mar. 10, 1983; married Susan Stout; Had three known children: Roger, Randolph, and James.

    • James Franklin Watson, born Jan. 16, 1879 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Mar. 18, 1912; buried at the Fairfield Cemetery in Caldwell Co., NC; married unknown; Frank's wife died of Tuberculosis when the children were young; Frank then contracted the disease and died from it at the age of 33; Had two known children:

      • Cora Watson, married __?__ Mitchell.
      • Theodore Roosevelt Watson, born July 1, 1902; died June 2, 1951; married Lola __?__; No children.

    • William Milton "Milt" Watson, born May 5, 1882 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Feb. 22, 1967; buried in the Blue Ridge Memorial Park in Caldwell Co., NC; married Nancy Parsons (b. mar. 10, 1882, d. Nov. 19, 1972); Had six known children born in Caldwell Co., NC:

      • Worley Watson, born in 1906; married Elsie "Billie" Coleman; Had two known children: Albert and Willis Edward (b. June 26, 1936).
      • Raleigh Watson, born in 1908
      • Forrest Watson
      • R.J. Watson
      • Infant Watson, born Jan. 14, 1914; died Jan. 28, 1914.
      • Fred Wallace Watson, born June 11, 1917.

    • Andrew Fillmore Watson, born May 30, 1885 in NC; died May 4, 1956; buried in the Watson Family Cemetery in Russell Co., VA; married 1st Canzadah Almedia Couch (b. Dec. 12, 1873, d. Nov. 25, 1949); married 2nd Ada Hutchinson; Had four known children by Canzadah Almedia Couch born in Russell Co., VA:

      • James Leonard Watson, born Oct. 24, 1913; died Mar. 18, 1984; married Myna Catherine Parks (b. April 13, 1923), May 27, 1940; Had five known children born in Russell Co., VA:

        • Larry Theodore Watson, born June 19, 1947; married Kathy Adkins (b. may 24, 1954), Feb. 20, 1971; Had one known child: Shannon Lee, born May 8, 1973.

        • Lawrence Homer Watson, born Jan. 3, 1949; married Cecilia LeVan (b. Feb. 28, 1949), July of 1970; Had two adopted children: Kevan Michael, born June 18, 1979, and Lynda Catherine, born Dec. 11, 1984.

        • LaDonna Kay Watson, born Mar. 1, 1950; married Jim Hughes (b. Aug. 1, 1951), Sept. 29, 1973; Had one known child: James Brandon, born Aug. 15, 1982.

        • Deliah Inez Watson, born Nov. 1, 1951; married Dwight Hall (b. May 17, 1943), May 12, 1968; Had two known children: Wendy Rebecca, born Jan. 27, 1972, and Melissa Carol, born Jan. 29, 1976.

        • Lester Andrew Watson, born Jan. 21, 1953; married Ollie Gail Breeding (b. Nov. 21, 1946), Nov. 21, 1973; Had two known children: Leslie Dawn, born Oct. 24, 1974, and Susan Lynn, born Dec. 15, 1977.

      • Beulah Olga Watson, born Feb. 22, 1915; married 1st Carson Smith (b. Sept. 2, 1910, d. May 17, 1977), Sept. 25, 1931; married 2nd Weldon Hurn (b. June 16, 1924), Nov. 4, 1961; Had six known children born in Russell Co., VA:

        • William Randolph Smith, born April 3, 1933; married Edna Ruth Woods, Aug. 15, 1953.

        • Gerald Roderic Smith, born April 25, 1934; married Louise Huff in 1954.

        • Joyce Helena Smith, born Sept. 1, 1935; married Charles Eulis Huff in 1951.

        • Charlotte Smith, born Mar. 20, 1937; died Dec. 10, 1960; married Bobby Jack Glovier, June, 1955.

        • Gary Lee Smith, born Feb. 5, 1941; married Judy Merrell, June 19, 1960.

        • Eunice Elaine Smith, born Oct. 18, 1943; married 1st Dennis Grace, Sept. 12, 1959; married 2nd Bernard Zellner, Dec. 16, 1972.

      • Orville William Watson, born July 12, 1917; died Jan. 7, 1982; married Mary Cox (b. Oct. 18, 1919), June 9, 1936; Had three known children:

        • Blanche Annalee Watson, born Nov. 28, 1938 in Castlewood, VA; married Robert Raymond Maxwell, Sr., May 26, 1953; Had two known children: Robert Raymond, Jr., born June 9, 1958, and Tami Kay, born April 22, 1963.

        • Robert Richard Watson, born Nov. 12, 1941 in McDowell Co., WV; married Marilyn Melich, May 30, 1969; Had three known children: Stacie, born Feb. 18, 1970, Amy, born May 19, 1972, and Courtney, born Jan. 12, 1977.

        • William Ezra Watson, born April 25, 1947 in Castlewood, VA; married Sandra Wright, June 15, 1969; Had two known children: Kellie, born April 14, 1977, and Julie, born May 1, 1980.

      • Logan Nathaniel Watson, born Mar. 19, 1916; died April 19, 1916.

    • Elvira Watson, died about age 12.

    • Nathan Watson, born Oct. 9, 1890 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Sept. 18, 1965; buried in the Beleview Cemetery in Lenoir, NC; Nathan was a railroad worker and never married.

    • Harrison Greenwood Watson, born Oct. 9, 1891 in NC; died Aug. 2, 1962; buried in the Belleview Cemetery in Caldwell Co., NC; married Ollie Belle Pennell (b. Aug. 26, 1898, d. Jan. 7, 1975), Jan. 1, 1910; Had seven known children born in Caldwell Co., NC:

      • Annie Mae Watson, born Feb. 26, 1912; died June 27, 1913.

      • Hartsell Roger Watson, born Sept. 25, 1914; married Hazel Kaylor (b. Dec. 16, 1921), Mar. 4, 1939; Had six known children born in Caldwell Co., NC:

        • Barbara Jean Watson, born Feb. 3, 1940; married Eugene Clark.
        • Karettess Teresa Watson, born Sept. 17, 1941; married Edwin Moss.
        • Dorothy Louetta Watson, born Aug. 1, 1943; married Vennoy Rich.
        • Jimmy Rodgers Watson, born June 2, 1945; married Sarah Walker.
        • Roy Lee Watson, born Mar. 24, 1947; married Katie Ward.
        • Jack Wayne Watson, born Sept. 22, 1949; married Rebecca Miller.

      • Robert Goodman Watson, born Mar. 25, 1918; married Essie Fox; Had one known child that died at birth.

      • Pauline Eva Watson, born Nov. 8, 1921; married John Parsons (b. Mar. 21, 1923), Sept. 16, 1945; Had one known child:

        • Dora Elizabeth Parsons, born Aug. 9, 1949 in Caldwell Co., NC; married Roger Miles; Had two known children: Roger Ellis, born June 18, 1974, and Johnny Lee, born Aug. 15, 1979.

      • Carroll Thomas Watson, born Feb. 25, 1925; married Marie Wright; Had one known child: Carolyn.

      • James Harrison Watson, born Dec. 11, 1926; Never married.

      • Jesse Leonard Watson, born Sept. 2, 1933; died Dec. 5, 1980; married Ora Mae Pennington; Had one known child: Gregory Leonard.

  8. Rhoda Emaline Phillips, born ca. 1854; died Sept. 30, 1877; married George W. Blackburn (b. Oct. 12, 1854), Nov. 27, 1875; Rhoda died the day her first child was born:

    • Lowery Elie Blackburn, born on Sept. 30, 1877; died Sept. 29, 1940; buried in the Rose Lawn Cemetery in Sangamon Co., IL; married 1st Luvennie Church (b. ca. 1882, d. Sept., 1905) about 1896; married 2nd Darkus Elverta Daisy LuEleanor Edmondson (b. Sept. 9, 1886, d. April 28, 1957).

        Had three known children by Luvennie Church:

      • Edonith "Don" Jethroe Blackburn, born May 26, 1899 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Dec. 12, 1982; married Bessie Retter Emmett (b. April 20, 1902), Nov. 28, 1919; Had nine known children born in Springfield, IL, except James Stanley Blackburn:

        • James Stanley Blackburn, born Oct. 13, 1920 in Casey Co., KY; married 1st Helen Caruso; married 2nd Virginia Ann Powers.

        • Spencer Eugene Blackburn, Sr., born Aug. 11, 1922; married 1st Mary Daves, June 3, 1943; married 2nd Janice __?__.

        • Maurine Hazel Blackburn, born Aug. 29, 1924; married Frank Gutierrez, May 1, 1943.

        • Pauline Dorothy Blackburn, born Mar. 17, 1927; married Charles Straub II (b. Dec. 4, 1927, d. Aug. 5, 1985) in 1949; Had three known children: Charles III, born Sept. 14, 1951, Craig, born Sept. 2, 1953, and Teckla, born May 22, 1962.

        • Lillian Bernice Blackburn, born July 15, 1928; married Julius Charles Fleck, Dec. 22, 1949.

        • LaVerne Blackburn, born June 11, 1931; died Aug. 18, 1932.

        • Dessie Maxine Blackburn, born April 3, 1935; married Robert Wald, June 18, 1949; Had three known children: Diane, born in 1961, Daphney, born in 1963, and David, born Jan. 7, 1965.

        • Kenneth Norman Blackburn, born Sept. 23, 1937; married Jill __?__, Jan. 4, 1959; Had three known children: Mark, born Dec. 12, 1966, Julie, born Aug. 7, 1973, and Robert, born Dec. 28, 1974.

        • Esther Darlene Blackburn, born Dec. 14, 1940; married William dean Gaa (b. Feb. 7, 1938), April 3, 1961; Had three known children: Pamela Sue, born Dec. 11, 1961, Richard Dean, born Sept. 11, 1963, and Dawn Yvette, born June 3, 1968.

      • Edgar Blackburn, born May 26, 1902; died 1914.

      • Spencer Brownlow Blackburn, born Aug. 5, 1905 in Wilkes Co., NC; died Sept. 4, 1972; married Mary Faye Greene (b. Mar. 30, 1907, d. April 27, 1984), June 19, 1925; Had seven known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

        • Ira Shurman Blackburn, born and died in 1927

        • William Doyce Blackburn, born July 15, 1928; married Betty Inez Triplett (b. Jan. 28, 1928), Jan. 21, 1947; Had four known children: William Danny, born May 5, 1951, Michael Reid, born Aug. 28, 1953, Derick Neal (twin), born June 27, 1968, and David Martin (twin), born June 27, 1968.

        • James Eldrege Blackburn, born Feb. 22, 1934; married Betty Ann Foster, Nov. 16, 1954; Had one known child:

          1. James Douglas Blackburn, born July 4, 1955; married Dianne Carol Whittington (b. June 8, 1955); Had one known child: Jason Douglas, born June 23, 1983.

        • Nancy Imogene Blackburn, born April 15, 1936; married Hershell Greene (July 4, 1931), July 4, 1954; Had one known child: Allen, born June 15, 1964.

        • Harold Clay Blackburn, born Jan. 2, 1940; married Mattie Church (b. June 14, 1941), Oct. 30, 1959; Had four known children born in Wilkes Co., NC:

          1. Debra Lynn Blackburn, born Sept. 9, 1961

          2. Patricia Ann Blackburn, born Feb. 1, 1963; married Jeffery David Wyatt (b. Dec. 13, 1961), June 6, 1982.

          3. Mary Beth Blackburn, born Jan. 8, 1968

          4. Christian Diana Blackburn, born Dec. 2, 1973

        • Howard Ray Blackburn, Sr., born July 8, 1942; married 1st Marie Howell; married 2nd Mary Anderson, July 2, 1966; Had one known child by Marie Howell: Lisa Blackburn, born ca. 1962, and Howard Ray, Jr., born Dec. 16, 1972.

        • Hoyle Dean Blackburn, born Nov. 14, 1946; died Dec. 7, 1946.

        Had six known children by Darkus Elverta Daisy Lu Eleanor Edmondson:

      • Perlie Blackburn, died of whooping cough at six weeks old.

      • Bertha Elzora Blackburn, born Oct. 17, 1908 in Tennessee; died Oct. 19, 1944 of Tuberculosis; married Arthur Garfield Edmondson; Had six known children: Kenneth, Ray (twin), Fae (twin), Dallas, Leslie Lee, and Sylvia Sue.

      • Fannie Isabel Blackburn, born Sept. 27, 1910 in Tennessee; married George Fred Emmett, Sr. (b. Dec. 5, 1903), Jan. 3, 1926; Had six known children born in Springfield, IL:

        • Mary LuEleanor Emmett, born July 6, 1927; married Laurel Berger, Nov. 3, 1951; Had three known children:

          1. Laura Lynn Berger, born Nov. 17, 1952; married Gary Harvell, Aug. 10, 1974; Had one known child: Stephanie Lynn, born April 4, 1983.

          2. Gary Kent Berger, born Aug. 3, 1954; married Debbie Shepherd, Oct. 18, 1975.

          3. Shari Kay Berger, born May 10, 1962

        • George Fred Emmett, Jr., born April 5, 1933; married 1st Betty Sheffler; married 2nd Beatrice Casolari, Aug. 22, 1959.

            Had two known children by Betty Sheffler:

          1. Steven George Emmett, born Feb. 27, 1953; married Alice __?__.
          2. Linda Ann Emmett, born July 18, 1954; married George Glanos, July 30, 1972.
          3. Deborah Marie Emmett, born April 20, 1956; married Steve Fredowhecz.

            Had two known children by Beatrice Casolari:

          4. David Louis Emmett, born Feb. 22, 1960
          5. Daniel James Emmett, born Aug. 21, 1961

        • Shirley Mae Emmett, born Dec. 16, 1935; married 1st John Murray; married 2nd Edward Lloyd Rehwald.

            Had two known children by John Murray:

          1. Suzette Ann Murray, born Jan. 22, 1954; died September, 1983; married Fred Streb, Oct. 26, 1974.

          2. John David Murray, born Aug. 4, 1955; married June __?__, April 10, 1975.

            Had one known child by Edward Rehwald:

          3. Lyndon Lloyd Rehwald, born Aug. 11, 1960

        • Nancy Louise Emmett, born Aug. 27, 1939; married 1st Robert Mohn, Dec. 29, 1956; married 2nd Sunny Clark; married 3rd Delmer Von West, Sept. 8, 1978; Had four known children by Robert Mohn:

          1. Beverly Jean Mohn, born July 6, 1959; married Chris Annochi.
          2. Vicki Lee Mohn, born Dec. 31, 1960; married Elliott McKinley, July 6, 1979.
          3. Georgina Mohn, born Dec. 5, 1963
          4. Earl Robert Mohn, born Jan. 4, 1965

        • Sandra Lee Emmett, born Jan. 6, 1945; married James Ronald Strickland, Sr., June 29, 1963; Had two known children: James Ronald, Jr., born April 25, 1964, and Christina Lynn, born Oct. 16, 1971.

        • Arlene Ann Emmett, born Sept. 2, 1950; married 1st Philip Watson, Mar. 18, 1978; married 2nd William Jones, born Sept. 24, 1984.

      • Ella May Blackburn, born Nov. 17, 1912 in Tennessee; married Oliver Louis Fox, Sr. (b. Aug. 17, 1904), July 26, 1930; Had eight known children born in Springfield, IL, except Frances Louise Fox:

        • Francis Louise Fox, born July 21, 1931 in Detroit, MI; died Sept. 21, 1983.
        • Oliver Louis Fox, Jr., born Oct. 2, 1932
        • Larry Edward Fox, born Oct. 29, 1934
        • Robert Eugene Fox, born Dec. 16, 1935
        • David Lee Fox, born Jan. 23, 1938
        • Raymond Leroy Fox, born Aug. 2, 1939
        • Jerald Gene Fox, born July 30, 1944
        • Walter Lee Fox, born Dec. 18, 1946

      • Martha Blackburn, born in Tennessee; died at age two.

      • Chester Blackburn, born May 24, 1917 in Kentucky; married Lela Bertha Shepherd, Feb. 25, 1939.

    John Wesley Phillips
    John Wesley Phillips

  9. John Wesley Phillips, born Mar. 7, 1857; died Mar. 3, 1947; married Rachel Catherine Woodie (b. Mar. 25, 1860, d. Mar. 31, 1942 - sister of Martha, wife of Nathan Phillips); In the early years of their marriage, John and Rachel lived in the Job's Cabin Township, Wilkes Co., NC. Around 1890, they moved to Obids in Ashe Co., NC. John and Rachel are buried at the Obids Baptist Church Cemetery at Obids in Ashe Co., NC; Had 11 known children:



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  1. For more detailed information on Phillips Families of Ashe and Wilkes Counties, NC, see: Shirley Phillips Friel, The Phillips Family: Our History, Our Heritage, (Angola, Indiana, 1988). Return