These photos were submitted by Howard Phillips who is a member of Phillips Family Group 10.
This is Robert Monroe Phillips (b. 11/1/1851 d. 3/6/1926) and Cordelia ( Tennessee ) Russell (b. 4/15/1860 d. 3/17/1933). Robert worked for the government dredging the Tennessee River and later worked in Rockwood, Tenn at a rock quarry. There he lost an eye while blasting. Later in life he became a guard, guarding prisoners. Cordelia was the daughter of Taylor Russell, the son of Thomas J Russell, the son of William Russell, son of John Russell who came from Ireland and served in the Revolutionary War. These are my Great Grand parents.
This is my Grandfather Fred Monroe Phillips, he was b. 11/1/1892 in Rhea Springs, Tenn and married Rose Koukal in 1912 in Minneapolis, Mn. Rose was born on 9/1/1892 in Austria. Fred was in the refrigeration business and the Police Reserve.