.      William Cicero Phillips, 1816 - 1881, s/o Tobias L. Phillips
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

421211   William Cicero Phillips,7                          42121    (Tobias,6,William,5,Tobias,4,George,3,Tobias,2,John,1)
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.                       b 16 Sep 1816 Beuford, Montgomery Co, Va; d 12 Feb 1881, bur Oak Level Cem, Henry Co, Va.
.                       m 25 Oct 1839 Henry Co, Va to Martha M. Smith, b 3 Dec 1818 Scotland (b Va acc to census'), d 22 Jun 1894, bur Oak
.                           Level Cem.

.                       William owned a tobacco manufacturing plant in Henry Co, Va.

.                       1840 census, William not located.
.                       1850 Henry Co census, p 19, #386/386, William Phillips,32 Va, tobacconist, $500, Martha,27 Va, Anderson L.,9 Va, Elvira
.                                A.,7 Va, Ferdinand S.,5 Va, Palmira J.,3 Va, William C.,1 Va, Margaret Masons,23 Va (mulatto).
.                       1860 Henry Co census, p 87, #614/629, William Philips,45 Va, tobacconist, $4500, $15500, Martha,39 Va, Anderson,19
.                                Va, Elvira,16 Va, Ferdinand,15 Va, William,12 Va, Palmira,11 Va, Adolphus,10 Va, Peter,7 Va.
.                       1870 Henry Co census, Martinsville Twp, p 103, #312/312, Wm Philips,53 Va, farmer, $2000, $1000, Martha,52 Va, Wm,
.                                21 Va, farm laborer, Adolphus,19 Va, farm laborer, Peter P.,17 Va, farm laborer, Palmira,23 Va, Caroline Cole,50 Va
.                                (black), domestic servant, Abest,12 Va (black), farm laboring, Oby Goode,14 Va, farm laborer.
.                       1880 Henry Co census, Martinsville Dist, p 109D, #140/141, William Phillips,66 Va, farmer, Maith M.,60 Va, F.S.,36 Va,
.                                tobacco trader, A.W.,28 Va, farmer.

.                       issue:

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1.   Anderson Lafayette Phillips (Lafayette), b 6 May 1840 Henry Co, d 6 Dec 1860 in Civil War, of typhoid fever.

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2.   Elvira Anne Phillips (Ellie), b 14 Mar 1842 Henry Co, m 26 Jul 1866 to John Wesley McGhee, b 14 Oct 1830
.                             Franklin Co, Va, d 1897, s/o Martin McGhee and Sarah Heard/Hurd.
.                             They moved to Minnieville, Prince William Co, Va, and later to Shepton, Tex.

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3.   Ferdinand Smith Phillips, b 20 Oct 1843 Henry Co, d 16 Jun 1914 Los Angeles, Cal, m ca 1894-97 to Hannah J.
.                             Skinner, b Jul 1859 Mich.  Ferdinand's birth year per the census ranges from 1844 to 1850.
.                             He was supposedly a medical doctor, lived in Wythe Co, Va, and later moved to Fresno, Cal, and finally Los Angeles.
.                             However the census' list him as a real estate agent.
.                             1870 census, Ferdinand not located.
.                             1880 census, F.S. Phillips,36 Va, tobacco trader, living with his parents.
.                             1900 Fresno Co, Cal census, 3rd Twp, Fresno, ED 5, sheet 8A, #163/198, Ferdinand S. Phillips, Oct 1850 Va, real estate
.                                      agent, Hannah J., Jul 1859 Mich (marr 3 yrs, 2 ch, 2 living), Charles S. Skinner, Nov 89 Mich, salesman (shoes),
.                                      Earl, Jun 84 Mich.  (although listed as "sons", the boys were apparently Hannah's sons.)
.                             1910 Los Angeles Co, Cal census, Los Angeles, ED 212, sheet 11B, #260/278, F.S. Phillips,62 Va, real estate, office,
.                                      L.J.,50 Mich (marr 16 yrs, 2 ch, 2 living).
.                             1920 census, Hannah not located.

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4.   Palmyra Jane Phillips, b ca 1847-49 Henry Co, m Andrew Humes Farmer (Humes), b 1847 Ga.
.                             They moved to Plano, Denton Co, Tex.

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5.   William Cicero Phillips (Billy), b 9 Apr 1849 Henry Co, m Julia C. Hamlett.
.                             They moved to Grayson Co, Va, later to Wythe Co, and finally to Roanoke.

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6.   Adolphus Downey Phillips (Dolphus), b Apr 1851 Henry Co, m Flora Elmira Phillips.
.                             Moved to Roanoke Co, Va.

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7.   Peter Pinkney Phillips, b 28 Dec 1852 Henry Co, m Lucy McGhee Davis.
.                             Moved to Pittsylvania Co, Va.







.                        Ref:  1. "
The Genealogy of William Tobias Phillips...", 1989, Elza B. Cox, p 11, 33-36.
.                                 2. "
Ambrose N. Cox, Sr., Descandants 1772-1972", Elza B. Cox, p 399, 401, 456-461.
.                                 3.  "
History of Floyd Co, Va", p 147.
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