Fountain Phillips, 1843 - 1911, s/o Jehu Phillips
author: Michael D. Nestor, email:

4211111   Fountain Phillips,8                   421111   (Jehu,7,Joseph,6,?Thomas,5,Tobias,4,George,3,Tobias,2,John,1)

                       b 3 Mar 1843 Scott Co, d 12 Mar 1911 Scott Co, bur Black Creek Crossroads Cem.
                          His birth year is inconsistent with his brother Riley's, so one is wrong.  He was b 1839 acc to some sources, but that
                          is inconsistent with the census records, except the 1900 census which says Mar 1843.,
                       m Marena A. (Rena) Ellis, b Feb 1843 Tenn, d/o Edward and Jane Ellis.
                       Supposedly m 20 Jul 1865 Scott Co to Sarah Ellis, b 15 Feb 1841 Scott Co, d 12 Jun 1912 Scott Co, but he actually m her
                            sister Marena.

                   ?  1870 Franklin Co, Ky census, Frankfort, State Penitentiary, p 134, Fountain Phillips,26 Tenn, laborer.
                       1870 Scott Co census, 2nd Dist, p 246, #118/118, Marena A. Phillips,25 Tenn, Rebecca J.,4 Tenn, Melvina,2 Tenn.
                                (Living next to Edward and Jane Ellis.  Sarah,19 Tenn, was living with Edward and Jane Ellis in Fentress Co in 1860,
                                along with sister Serena,16 Tenn, who is prob "Marena".
                       1880 Scott Co census, 2nd Dist, p 220A, #33/35, Fount Phillips,37 Tenn, farmer, partly deaf, Marina,37 Tenn, consum-
                                ption, Becky Jane,13 Tenn, disable & hip, Melvina,12 Tenn, Mary,8 Tenn, Parazilda,7 Tenn, Ellen,4 Tenn.
                       1900 Scott Co census, 2nd Dist, ED 127, sheet 4A, #61/62, Fount Phillips, Mar 1843 Tenn, farmer, Rena, Feb 1843 Tenn
                                (marr 35 yrs, 2 ch, 2 living), Harvey, Sep 82 Tenn, farm labor, John L., Apr 86 Tenn.


1.   Rebecca J. (Becky) Phillips, b ca 1866-67 Tenn.

2.   Melvina Phillips, b ca 1868 Tenn.

3.   Mary Phillips, b ca 1872 Tenn.

4.   Parazilda Phillips, b ca 1873 Tenn.

5.   Ellen Phillips, b ca 1876 Tenn.

6.   Harvey Phillips, b Sep 1882 Tenn.

7.   John L. Phillips, b Apr 1886 Ten.

                       Ref:  1.   Ben F. Lawson's notes at, email:
                                2.   Joel Logsdon's notes at, email:
                                3.   Linda Winters notes at, email:
                                4.   Sandy Blakley's notes at, email:
                                5.   Gerald H. Johnston's notes at, email:
                                6.   Jerry Crain's notes at, email:
                                7.   Jo Ann Helton's notes at, email:  
                                8.   Sheila Strunk's notes at, email:
                                9.   JoAn Phillips Hoskins' notes at, email:  
                              10.   John H. Rohlfing's notes at, email: