Doddridge County Roots

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David PHILLIPS

Male 1835 - 1894  (~ 59 years)


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  • Name David PHILLIPS 
    Born CA 1835  Greene Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Age 62 on headstone would put birth in about 1832. Ages in 1870 and 1880 censuses would put it in about 1835 or 1836.
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1870  [1
    laborer 
    Census 1870, 1880  Meade District, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1880  [2
    farmer 
    Died 23 Dec 1894  [4
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I99480  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2015 

    Family Rebecca PHILLIPS,   b. CA 1845, Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1925, Bolair, Webster Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Notes 
    • 1870 Census, Tyler Co, WV (Meade District), Middlebourne post office, enumerated on Aug 3 1870:
      David Phillips, 34, b. Pa, laborer; Rebecca, 23, b. Va; Jane, 3, b. WVa; Rhoda, 1, b. WVa; William, 2, b. WVa.

      1880 Census, Tyler Co, WV (Meade District), enumerated on Jun 4 1880:
      David Phillips, 44, b. Pa (both parents b. Pa), farmer; wife Rebecca, 35, b. WVa (both parents b. Pa); dau Jerusa J, 13, b. Pa; dau Roda, 9, b. WVa; dau Christena, 7, b. WVa; dau Harriett A, 5, b. WVa; dau Sarah E, 4, b. WVa; dau Alley, 1, b. WVa.
      NOTE: Two aAdjacent households were (1) the family of Joseph Phillips, 77, his wife Jerusa, 73, both born in Pennsylvania, and their grandson Alexander Phillips, 12, b. WVa; and (2) the family of Richard Phillips (40, b. Pa), his wife Artula (34, b. WVa), and their five children (all born in WVa).

      1920 Census, Nicholas Co, WV (Kentucky District):
      T. C. Keller, 40, b. WVa, railroad repair foreman; wife Allie, 42, b. WVa; mother-in-law Rebecca Philips, 74, b. WVa (both parents b. Pa), widow.
    Children 
     1. Jerusha Jane "Jennie" PHILLIPS,   b. 9 Oct 1866, Greene Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1933, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. William PHILLIPS,   b. CA 1868, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Rhoda PHILLIPS,   b. CA 1869, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Christina PHILLIPS,   b. 18 Apr 1872, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1939  (Age 66 years)
     5. Harriett A. PHILLIPS,   b. CA 1875, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Sarah E. PHILLIPS,   b. CA 1876, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Allie PHILLIPS,   b. 7 Jun 1878, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1959, Akron, Summit Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     8. Mary Isophine PHILLIPS,   b. 8 Dec 1880, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1965, Wheeling, Ohio Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     9. Charles Ellsworth PHILLIPS,   b. 10 Jun 1886, Burt, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1979, Martins Ferry, Belmont Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    Family ID F31650  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    99480_PHILLIPS_David_ca1835-1894_BlockhouseHillCem--OldSDB_WestUnion_DoddridgeCoWV.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S2286] 1870 Census, Tyler County, WV.

    2. [S2126] 1880 Census, Tyler County, WV.

    3. [S1599] Birth record of son.

    4. [S5] Headstone.

    5. [S1793] West Union WV Cemeteries (Doddridge County), (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (July 1990)).

    6. [S934] Findagrave.com.