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PHILLIPS: TX., Nacogdoches District, 1773-1849

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08 Jan 2011 16:49 #194 by Mamie
PHELPS, FREDERICK T. - Assignee of William Skinner's First Class Headright #682. (see Frederick T. Phillips, below).

PHILLIPS, BENJAMIN E. - born ca 1810 Paris, Kentucky, died ca 1844 Elkton, Kentucky; son of Thomas and Susannah Edwards Phillips; married Attala A. Hotchkiss 12 October 1839.

PHILLIPS, ELI - born 19 June 1813 Henrico County Virginia, died after 1875, probably buried Sharp County, Arkansas. To Texas; enlisted in Nacogdoches February 1836 in Captain James Smith's Company A.; Bounty Warrant #689. Republic of Texas Pension.

PHILLIPS, FREDERICK T. - Arrived November 1837; merchant, in partnership with John S. Roberts and George Allen. Tax Lists 1837, 1839, 1840, 1845. Assignee of Jose Condera's First Class Headright, #295.

PHILLIPS, JACOB - born ca 1810 North Carolina, married Rhoda ____; 1849 Tax List. 1846 Poll List San Augustine County.

PHILLIPS, REUBEN - Citizenship List, arrived 1835. Entrance Certificate 1835, 11 in family; power-of-attorney 10 August 1835.

PHILLIPS, SAMUEL - Entrance Certificate 1835, single man; emigrated to Texas 1835; enlisted in Captain Arnold's Company 6 March 1836; Battle of San Jacinto. Granted headright certificate by Houston County Board of Land Commissioners.

PHILLIPS, WARREN - born ca 1825 Mississippi; married Emily Parker 30 July 1848. Farmer. 1849 Tax List.

FENLEY, ZACHARIAH PHILLIPS - born 30 January 1792 Laurens County, South Carolina, died 10 August 1838 during Cordovan Rebellion, probably buried on home plantation; son of Benjamin Norris and Ann Phillips Fenley; married *Rebecca Danzey 12 June 1817 Alabama. Second Class Headright #56, emigrated June 1837 as a married man.
KNOWN CHILDREN:
FENLEY, WILLIAM NORRIS - born 27 October 1822 Clarke County, Alabama, died 27 March 1899, buried Gann Cemetery; son of Zachariah Phillips and Rebecca Danzey Fenley; married Adeline Hicks 19 February 1850 Cherokee County. Mexican War veteran, Co. F. mustered into service 13 June 1846; promoted first corporal on 13 July 1846. Mason. 1845 Tax List, 1847 Census.

*FENLEY, REBECCA DANZEY - born 14 December 1802 South Carolina, died 11 April 1873, probably buried in Gann Cemetery, Angelina County; daughter of William and Pamela Danzey; married 1st Zachariah Phillips Fenley 12 June 1817 Alabama; 2nd Isham Medford 16 January 1846. Tax Lists 1839, 1840, 1845.

ROBERTS, HARRIETT FENLEY - born 7 April 1796 Greene County, Georgia, died 5 April 1874, buried Oak Grove Cemetery; daughter of Benjamin Norris and Ann Phillips Fenley; married 1st Robert Callier 9 June 1815 Clarke County, Alabama; 2nd John S. Roberts 26 December 1826 Nacogdoches. Deed 20 June 1834; Tax Lists, 1840, 1845; 1846 Poll List.

CARPENTER, JOHN W. - born 25 September 1806, died 12 October 1838, killed by Indians near Fort Houston; sonof George and Jane Phillips Carpernter; married Sarah G. ___. First Class Headright #45, emigrated January 1836; enlisted Volunteer Auxiliary Corps, Battle of San Jancinto.

NOBLE, EDWARD B. - born 16 April 1805, died 1880 Houston; son of Stephen and Sarah Fielder Noble; married **Mary Phillips. Third Class Headright #2, emigrated June 1838 as a married man. Tax Lists 1839, 1840.

**Mary Ann/e Phillips, b. 30 July 1811 Edgefield Dist., SC; d. 30 Dec 1878; d/o William and Rebecca Phillips; md. (Judge) Edward Bishop Noble, 29 June 1830, Jackson Co. MS. (this writer's notes)

PRATHER, STEPHEN - born 18 June 1782 Lincoln County, Virginia, now Mercer County, Kentucky, died 19 December 1833 San Augustine County, buried Wood-Snell Cemetery; son of Thomas and Mary Phillips Prather; married Tamora Elizabeth Plowden 19 January 1808 Natchez, Mississippi. In Natchez by 21 December 1804, War of 1812 veteran, Battle of New Orleans; to Texas by 1821. 1824 Election returns. Helped put down Fredonian Rebellion 1826. Mexican Land Grant 23 November 1835 - 10 Leagues, location unknown.

PARMALEE, RICHARD - born ca 1818 Connecticut, died 10 December 1855 Sabine Parish, Louisiana; married Mrs. Attala A. Hotchkiss Phillips, widow of Benjamin Phillips, 9 September 1845. Tax Lists 1837, 1839, 1840, 1845, 1849; 1846 Poll List; 1847 Census. Initiated into Milam Masonic Lodge #2 11 February 1839. District and County Clerk of Nacogdoches County. Second Class Headright #110, emigrated previous 1 October 1837.

MERCHANT, LITTLEBERRY "BERRY" - born 7 November 1819 Williamson County Tennessee; son of Edward A. and Elizabeth Little Merchant; married 1st Nancy Phillips 22 September 1837; 2nd Martha Bennett September 1857. Character Certificate 1835, native of Tennessee, single man, emigrated 1 March 1832. Licensed Methodist Preacher. Served in Texas Revolution in Captain William Scurlock's Company; Cordovan Rebellion 1838. Was Mayor of Rockport, Texas. Bounty Warrant #1016; Republic of Texas Pension. First Class Headright Sabine County, emigrated 1832.

STROUD, BEDEN - born ca 1795 Morgan County, Georgia, died August 1865, buried near Burr Oak Springs; son of John and Sallie Phillips Stroud. Migrated ca 1818 to Chambers County, Alabama; moved to Texas ca 1837, located near site of the future town of Calvert. Elected to represent districts of Robertson and Milam in Senate of Republic from 1838 to 1841. Became Indian Agent - maintained Strouds' Station on the upper Brazos. Master Mason. Deed 16 June 1837. Assignee of First Class Headright #458 issued to George A. Duncan.

Source: Nacogdoches--Gateway To Texas, Volume I, A Biographical Directory, 1773-1849, by Carolyn Reeves Ericson, 1991; Pgs. 59,121,246,268,281,287,295,316,368

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