|. William Cicero Phillips, 1816 - 1881, s/o Tobias L. Phillips
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
421211 William Cicero Phillips,7 42121 (Tobias,6,William,5,Tobias,4,George,3,Tobias,2,John,1)
. 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.
. 1. Anderson Lafayette Phillips (Lafayette), b 6 May 1840 Henry Co, d 6 Dec 1860 in Civil War, of typhoid fever.
. 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.
. 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.
. 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.
4212113 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.
4212114 6. Adolphus Downey Phillips (Dolphus), b Apr 1851 Henry Co, m Flora Elmira Phillips.
. Moved to Roanoke Co, Va.
4212115 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.