|. Tobias Phillips, 1750 - 1808/09, s/o George Phillips
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
421 Tobias Phillips,4 42 (George,3,Tobias,2,John,1)
. b 25 Jan 1750 North Farnham Parish, Richmond Co, Va; d early 1809 Grayson Co, Va, bur Plantation Cem, Floyd Co, Va.
. (His death date given as 22 Jan 1808 and d 2 Jul 1808 by various sources, but neither likely.)
. m ca 1767 to Margaret (Peggy) (?Jennings), b ca 1750, d after 1830, supposedly d/o Jonathan Jennings and Diannah Bobbitt
. (d/o James Bobbitt (#13) and Elizabeth Bennett).
. Tobias moved to Greasy Creek, Montgomery Co, Va in the late 1770's, returned to Pittsylvania Co ca 1790 until 1792 when he
. returned to Greasy Creek, which was then in Grayson Co, Va.
. 1808, 24 May: Tobias Phillips attended court.
. 1809, Mar: Grayson Co Will Bk 1, p 60: Tobias Phillips' will, dated 12 Feb 1806, proven, listing wife Peggy, sons William,
. Thomas, Robert, John, Richard, Joseph, and Jehu, daus Molly Quesenberry, Betsy Dalton, Janey Cock, Nancy Phillips,
. Rachel Phillips, Franky Phillips, and dau Hannah's children: John Hanson, William Hanson, Anne Hanson, Peggy Hanson.
4211 1. Thomas Phillips, b 1768, ?m(1) Sarah Betts, m(2) Mary Goad (Polly).
. Moved to Anderson/Campbell/Scott Co, Tenn.
4212 2. William Tobias Phillips, b ca 1770-71 Pittsylvania Co, Va, m(1) Alice B. Henson (Elsa,Elsie,Alicy), m(2) Mary Hale Gray
. 3. Mary Phillips (Molly), d prior 1850, m 20 Dec 1793 Montgomery Co to James Frederick Quesenberry (Frederick), b 20 Mar
. 1772 Bedford Co, Va, d 1853 Floyd Co, prob s/o George and Martha Quesenbery.
. a. Thomas C. Quesenberry (Buck), b ca 1794-95 Va, d 1879, m Tabitha Cock, b ca 1796-98 Grayson Co, d 2 Jul 1874
. Carroll Co, d/o Andrew Cock (#1) and Penelope Ward Clifton.
. b. George Quesenberry, b ca 1794, d 1845, m 15 Feb 1820 Montgomery Co to Sarah Cox (Sally), b 4 Aug 1800 Montgom-
. ery Co, d 26 Sep 1854, d/o Ambrose Norwood Cox Sr (#3) and Sarah Reed (Sally).
. c. Nancy Quesenberry, b ca 1797 "Floyd Co" (Montgomery Co), m 7 Mar 1820 Montgomery Co to Henry Bishop, b ca
. 1797 "Floyd Co" (Montgomery Co), d 1856, s/o Henry Bishop and Frances Simpkins.
. d. Elizabeth Quesenberry (Betsey), m ____ Cox.
. e. Virginia Jane Quesenberry (Jenny), b ca 1803-09 Va, m(1) 7 Jul 1829 Grayson Co to Abraham Wright, b ca 1808 Va,
. d 1850's, s/o Zachariah and Mary Wright. Jane m(2) 12 Sep 1867 Carroll Co to her 1st cousin Randolph L. Phillips
. (Randy) (#42122).
. f. Tobias Quesenberry, b ca 1807 Va, m 15 Dec 1831 Carroll Co to Isabelle Elizabeth Goad (Elizabeth), b ca 1810 Va, d/o
. Aaron Goad (#341) and Rachel Dalton.
. g. William Quesenberry, b ca 1810 Va, m(1) 2 Jul 1833 Floyd Co to Sarah Cochran, b ca 1812 Va, d/o William B. Cochran
. and Rhoda Pasley. William m(2) 29 Nov 1871 Floyd Co to Sarah Quesenberry Hale.
. h. James P. Quesenberry, b ca 1818 Va, m 31 Jan 1840 Pulaski Co to Euphemia Breeding, b ca 1822 Va.
. 4. Hannah Phillips, b ca 1770 Va, m 12 Apr 1793 Pittsylvania Co to James H. Henson (#2), b 1770 Pittsylvania Co, s/o Wil-
. liam Henson and Nancy Ann Bobbitt (d/o James Bobbitt (#13) and Elizabeth Bennett).
4213 6. John C. Phillips, b 1775 Va, m Sarah Worrell (Sally).
4214 5. Richard Phillips (Dick), b ca 1778-85 Va, m Catherine Goad (Kate,Katie).
4215 7. Robert Phillips, b ca 1780-81 Pittsylvania Co, m Abigail Adkins (Gill).
. Moved to Bledsoe Co, Tenn, and to Walker Co, Ala. (some sources give his middle name as Burton or Bruton)
. 8. Elizabeth Phillips (Betsy), b ca 1783 Va, d 1850's, m Timothy Dalton (#3), b ca 1783-84 Va, d 15 Dec 1872 Carroll Co, s/o
. William Dalton and Elizabeth (?Sturman).
4216 9. Joseph Phillips, b 16 Oct 1787 Va. Prob the Joseph Phillips, b ca 1787 Va, who m Elizabeth ____, and moved to Marengo
. Co, Ala.
. No absolute proof, but this Joseph is more likely the s/o Tobias, instead of the Joseph Phillips (#42111), b ca 1793-96 Va,
. of Campbell and Scott Co's, Va, who is traditionally claimed to be the s/o Tobias. This latter Joseph is probably a s/o Tobias'
. son Thomas.
. 10. Frances Phillips (Frankey), b 1788 Va, d 10 May 1877, "age 93", m 29 Jan 1807 Patrick Co to Lewis Dalton (#4), b ca
. 1788 Va, d 14 Jan 1869, s/o William Dalton and Elizabeth (?Sturman).
. 11. Jane Phillips (Janie), b 1790 Va, d 1851, m Squire John C. Cock (#12), b ca 1783-85 Va, d 1870's, s/o Andrew Cock and
. Penelope Ward Clifton.
4217 12. Jehu Phillips, b 1790's Va, m Phoebe Jane Durnel.
. 13. Nancy Phillips, b ca 1793 Va, m Greenberry Duncan (Berry), b ca 1785-87 Va, d 10 May 1860, s/o John Duncan and Eliza-
. beth Ann Holtzclaw (Betty).
. 1820 Grayson Co census, p 45, Berry Duncan, 300010-10100.
. a. Margaret Duncan (Peggy), b ca 1810 Va, m Thomas Simpkins, b ca 1808 Va.
. b. John Henry Duncan, b 1812 Grayson Co, d 1892 Carroll Co, m his 1st cousin Lucy Dalton), b 1815 Grayson Co, d 1914,
. d/o Lewis Dalton (#4) and Frances Phillips (Frankey).
. c. Joshua Duncan, b 15 Aug 1818 Va, d 25 Jan 1892,, m 12 Mar 1844 Carroll Co to Elizabeth Reece, b 20 Apr 1824 NC, d 3
. Oct 1900, d/o Thomas Reece (#8) and Pheriba Debora Thornton (Pheriby).
. d. Tobias Duncan (Blind Tobias), b ca 1831 Va.
. e. Noah Duncan, b ca 1833 "Carroll Co", m 4 Dec 1856 to Mary E. Phillips, b 12 Dec 1839 Indian Valley, d 26 Apr 1880,
. d/o his 1st cousin Robert W. Phillips (#42131) and Nancy Phillips.
. f. Polly Duncan.
. 14. Rachel Ellen Phillips, b ca 1795 Montgomery Co, d 1837, m 28 Mar 1815 Grayson Co to Randolph Bobbitt, b ca 1796
. Grayson Co, d 1 Jul 1876 Linn Co, Mo, s/o William Bobbitt (#1321) and Nancy Clifton. Randolph m(2) 12 Mar 1846 How-
. ard Co, Mo to Jane Elkins, b ca 1800, d 1849 Howard Co, Mo. Randolph m Feb 1852 to Jemima Lambert, b ca 1822 Ky, d 4
. Aug 1896 Linn Co, Mo.
. Note: Another son was supposedly Daltoes Phillips, b 1780 Pittsylvania Co, died in Florida. No Phillips by this or a similar
. name is located in the census indices. Also, Daltoes isn't named in Tobias' 1809 will.
. Ref: 1. "The Genealogy of William Tobias Phillips...", 1989, Elza B. Cox, p 2-5.
. 2. "Ambrose N. Cox, Sr., Descendants 1772-1972", Elza B. Cox, p 15, 26.
. 3. "The Bobbitt Family in America", John W. Bobbitt, 1985.
. 4. "Cox-Phillips Family Newsletter", Dec 1980, p 24, article by Leo Kimbrough.
. 5. "Carroll 1765-1815 The Settlements", John P. Alderman, p 106-08, 134-40.