Search billions of records on Ancestry.com
   

Notes for Thomas H. Phillips

Phillips households in Stokes Co., NC in 1790
John Phillips
Joseph Phillips
Richard Phillips
Phillips households in Rowan Co., NC in 1790
3 households headed by John Phillips
Jessey Phillips
Mary Phillips
Reuben Phillips

Thomas was born abt 1794 in NC

1800 - age 6
Households in Salisbury, Stokes Co., NC who have a male under 10 in 1800 are
(number of males under 10 in parentheses):
Mordecai Phillips (1)
Fauster Phillips (2)
John Phillips (1)
Richard Phillips (1)
Richard Phillips (1)
Stephen Phillips (4)

1810 - age 15 or 16
Households in Stokes Co., NC who have a male 10-15
Foster Phillips (Bethaina Twp, 1 male)
Mordecai Phillips (Bethaina Twp, 1 male)
John Phillips (Salem Twp, 1 male)
John Phillips (Saury Twp, 1 male)
John Phillips (Yadkin Twp, 2 males)
Households in Stokes Co., NC who have a male 16-25
John Phillips (Salem Twp, 1 male)
John Phillips (Saury Twp, 2 males)
Pitts households in Stokes Co., NC on 1810 - all in Deep River Twp:
Cadwalter Pitts
Isaac Pitts
Jesse Pitts
Samuel Pitts
Households in Rowan Co., NC with male 10-15
Ezekel Philips, 1 male
Households in Rowan Co., NC with male 16-25
John Phillips, 2 males
William Philips, 1 male

1815 tax list for the Deep River District in Stokes Co., NC. Phillips households listed are headed by John, David, Aaron, William, & Samuel. Pitts households listed are headed by Cadwallader, John, Isaac, and E.

Thomas Phillips married Martha Pitts Dec. 1816 in Rowan, NC.

www.ancestry.com
North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
Groom: Thomas Philips
Bride: Martha Pits
Bond Date: 19 Dec 1816
Bond #: 000128609
Level Info: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
ImageNum: 006348
County: Rowan
Record #: 02 356
Bondsman: Henry Pitts
Witness: Sol Davis, Justice of the Peace

North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
Groom: Aaron Phillips
Bride: Mary Pegg
Bond Date: 05 Oct 1816
Bond #: 000140893
Level Info: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
ImageNum: 006188
County: Stokes
Record #: 02 239
Bondsman: David Hendricks
Witness: M W B Armstrong
Was he married by same JP as Thomas Phillips???

1817 - daughter Betsy born in NC
1819 - son John Thomas born in NC

1819 tax list for the Deep River District in Stokes Co., NC. Household of Thomas Phillips is listed as owning 50 acres. Also listed in Deep River District are households of Chadwallander Pitts, Isaac Pitts, Samuel Phillips, Benjamin Pitts, Andrew V. Pitts, and David Phillips.

1820 census Stokes Co., NC
Thomas Phillips 100010-10010
1 male 26-45 (Thomas, age 26)
1 male under 10 (John Thomas, age 1)
1 female 26-45 (Martha Pitts, age 26-30)
1 female under 10 (Betsy, age 3)
In same county are following Phillips families
Foster Phillips
Mordecai Phillips
David Phillips
Samuel Phillips
Wm Phillips
Aron Phillips
In same county are following Pitts families
John Pitts
Cadwallader Pitts
Isaac Pitts
Benjamin Pitts
Andrew Pitts
Elizabeth Pitts
John Pitts
Nancy Pitts

1820 - daughter Easter born in NC

1820 tax list for the Deep River District in Stokes Co., NC. Household of Thomas Phillips is listed as owning 0 acres, and household of Aaron Phillips on next line is listed as owning 115 acres. Also listed in Deep River District are households of David Phillips, Cadwalder Pitts, Andrew Pitts, Benjamin Pitts, Isaac Pitts, Elizabeth Pitts, John Sr Pitts, Samuel Pitts & Henry Pitts.

1821 tax list for the Deep River District in Stokes Co., NC. Household of Thomas Phillips is listed as owning 115 acres and Aaron Phillips is listed as owning 0 acres. Also listed in Deep River District are households of Isaac Pitts Jr, Chadwallander Pitts, Elizabeth Pitts, Benjamin Pitts, John Sr Pitts & Henry Pitts.

1822 tax list for the Deep River District in Stokes Co., NC. Household of Thomas Phillips is listed as owning 115 acres and Aaron Phillips is listed as owning 0 acres. Also listed in Deep River District are households of Isaac Pitts, Henry Pitts, Benjamin Pitts, Isaac Pitts Jr, Andrew Pitts, Cadwalder Pitts & John Jr Pitts

1822 - Stokes County Land Deed:
This indenture made this the 7th day of August one thousand eight hundred and twenty two between Thomas Philips of the County of Stokes and State of North Carolina and John Kinnamon of the county and state aforesaid of the other part witnesseth that the said Thomas Philips for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and sixty dollars to him in hand paid by the said John Kinnamon the reciept of which is hereby acknowledged hath given granted sold unto the said John Kinnamon his heirs or assigns all that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the county aforesaid on the waters of Abbotts Creek Beginning at a red oak saplin on John Kinnamon's line running east fifty two chains and twenty five links to a stake on Jeremiah Fields line to a stake in an old field thence south to the beginning containing by estimation one hundred and fifteen acres be the same more or less to have and to hold to the said John Kinnamon his heirs or assigns forever and also all woods ways waters and all the appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any way appertaining thereunto together with all the wright (?) titles (?) clause (?) and demand of the said Thomas Phillips of and into the said land and premises hereby granted to have and to hold the aforesaid land and premises with the appurtenances unto the said John Kinnamon his heirs or assigns and to the only proper use and behalf (?) the said John Kinnamon and his heirs in fee simple forever. And the said Thomas Philips for himself and his heirs the aforesaid land and premises, and every part thereof against him and his heirs, and assigns and his heirs and assigns shall and will warrant, and forever defend by these presents in witness whereof the said Thomas Philips hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and date above written.
Thomas Philips, his mark and seal
Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us, Andrew Lindsay, Henry Kinnamon
Stokes County December term 1822. The execution of the foregoing deed was duly proven in open court byt teh oath of Henry Kinnamon & ordered to be registered. M. R. Moore

About 1823 -Thomas moved from North Carolina to Indiana. Family stories differ on whether he went alone and was joined (found?) by Martha and the children later, or if the family went together.

1826 - son Isaac born in NC or IN (probably Indiana)

1828 - son Greenberry born in Indiana
1829 - daughter Martha born in NC - Thomas left his wife Martha about this time - did she return to her family in NC for the birth??? Or was Martha born in Indiana??

About 1829 - left Martha with woman Mary (later married?) and also took children Easter & Greenberry.

1830 census

1830 - son Annanias born in Illinois
1832 - son Ebenezer born in Illinois

Daughter Easter Phillips married Robert Feaster in Cole Co., MO on Dec. 17, 1835

1836 - daughter Mary Jane born in MO
1838 - daughter Malinda born in MO

1840 census Greene Co., MO
Thos. H. Philip 0120001-1100001
1 male 40-50 (Thomas, age 46)
2 males 10-15 (Greenberry, age 12 & Annanias, age 10)
1 male 5-10 (Ebenezer, age 8)
1 female 40-50 (Mary, age 42)
1 female 5-10 (Mary, age 5)
1 female under 5 (Melinda, age 2)
Living next door to Jeptha Mason & Robert Feaster

Land Patents at the Government Land Office website:
Thomas H. Phillips of Cole Co., MO, Jan. 10, 1840 (2 patents)
Thomas H. Phillips of Cooper Co., MO, Nov. 10, 1841 (2 patents)

62 GREENE COUNTY, MISSOURI, CIRCUIT COURT CASES Book B.
July Term 1842. p 247.
Thomas H. Phillips Plaintiff
vs Appeal J.P. Mexander Cox Defendant
This day came the said Defendant and by leave of the Court files his motion to dismiss said cause.

72 GREENE COUNTY, MISSOURI, CIRCUIT COURT CASES Book B.
July Term 1842 p 271
Alexander E. Cox Plaintiff
vs Appeal J.P.
Thomas H. Phillips Defendant
Now at this day came the parties by their respective attorneys and the Defendant by his Attorney moves the Court to dismiss said suit and for good cause shown the same is dismissed and it is considered by the Court that the said Defendant have and recover of and from the said Plaintiff his costs about his said suit laid out and expended for all of which execution may issue.

1842 - son Amos born in 1844

86 GREENE COUNY, MISSOURI, CIRCUIT COURT CASES Book B.
May Term 1843 p 311.
State of Missouri Plaintiff
vs Gaming
Eldridge B. Miller Defendant
This day came the Defendant in the above cause by his attorney and the Circuit Attorney being also present the Defendant being arraigned says he is not guilty in manner and form as charged in said bill of indictment of which he puts himself upon the County and the Circuit Attorney doth the like, and thereupon came a Jury, to wit: Joseph Burden 1. S.A. Smith 2. G.M. Goss 3. Presley Beal 4. John Young 5. Henry Fulbright 6. << Thomas H. Phillips>> 7. Randolph Moore 8. William Matlock 9. Eli Harland 10. Edward West 11. James Wyatt 12, twelve good and lawful men elected tried and sworn upon their oath says that the said Defendant is not guilty in manner and form as charged in said bill of indictment. It is therefore considered by the Court that the said Defendant go hence without day.

Thomas H. Phillips of Greene Co., MO, Sept. 10, 1844 (2 land patents)

78 GREENE COUNTY, MISSOURI, CIRCUIT COURT CASES Book C.
November Court 1849 p 327.
Isaac Redfern Plaintiff
vs Appeal J.P.
Thomas H. Phillips Defendant
Now at this day come the said parties by their respective attorneys and thereupon come a Jury, to wit: William A. Thawing, John 0. Sheppard, William L. Herrington, William G.Roberts, Larkin Payne and Joseph H. Miller, six good and lawful men duly elected tried and sworn well and truly to try the issue joined and not having time to determine upon their verdict was discharged under the usual rule of the Court until tomorrow morning at
8 o'clock.

p 330. Friday Morning
Isaac Redfern Plaintiff
vs Appeal J.P.
Thomas H. Phillips Defendant
The Jury came into Court and returned the following verdict "We the Jury find for the Plaintiff the sum of twenty two dollars and fifty one and onehalf cents debt and two dollars and sixtyfive cents damages. It is therefore considered by the Court that the said Plaintiff have and recover of and from the said Defendant and Stephen Dorrell, his security in his recognizance for his appeal, the aforesaid sum of twentytwo dollars and fiftyone and onehaif cents for his debt and two dollars and sixtyfive cents for his damages for the detention thereof together with his costs in this behalf laid out and expended for all of which execution may issue.

1850 census Boone Township, Greene Co., MO, page 324
Household #1199
Thomas H. Philips, age 56, b. NC
Mary, age 52, b. NC
Greenberry, age 22, b. IN
Annanias, age 20, b. IL
Ebenezer, age 18, b. IL
Mary, age 14, b. MO
Melinda, age 12, b. MO
Amos, age 6, b. MO

Greenberry Phillips of Greene Co., MO, Nov. 1, 1852
Ebenezer Phillips of Greene Co., MO, April 15, 1853

On October 25, 1852, Tom had his will drawn. He was 58 to 62 then, and sons Green Berry, Annanias and Ebenezer were married or nearly so. The will read:I Thomas H. Phillips of the County of Greene and State of Missouri do make and publish form following that is to say First it is my will that my funeral expenses and all my just debts be fully paid. Second I devise and bequeath to my beloved wife Mary Phillips in lieu of her dower the plantation on which we now reside Situate and being the West half of the south west quarter of section five in town ship Twenty nine of Range 24 west. also the South east quarter of the north quarter of the above named second also all my Horses Cattle sheep hogs and all my farming tols wheat fan and every thing on or belonging to the farm nothing Excluded. During her natchural life or widow hood then at her death or marriag to be sold and divided amonst my children. and lastly I hereby constitute and appoint my sons Greenberry Phillips and Annanias Phillips to be the Executors to this my last will and testiment annulling all former wills by me made and ratifying and confirming this and no other in testimony whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal this the 25 day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two signed published and delivered by the above named thomas H. Phillips as his last will and testament In presants of us at his request have signed as witnesses in the same.
Thomas H Phillips
(his mark)
Silas Grantham
Edward West
(signatures)

Will proven in Barry County, MO court June 9, 1854.

Ebenezer Phillips of Lawrence Co., MO Mar 10, 1856
Ananias Phillips of Greene Co., MO, Mar. 10, 1856
Ebenezer Phillips of Lawrence Co., MO, May 15, 1857
Ananias Phillips of Greene Co., MO, May 15, 1857
Ananias Phillips of Lawrence Co., MO, Oct. 30, 1857
Greenberry Phillips of Greene Co., MO, Oct. 30, 1857
Greenberry Phillips of Texas Co., MO, Dec. 15, 1857
Ebenezer Phillips of Lawrence Co., MO, Sept 1, 1858
Ananias Phillips of Lawrence Co., MO, Sept 1, 1858
Greenberry Phillips of Texas Co., MO, Jan. 1, 1859
Greenberry Phillips of Lawrence Co., MO, June 1, 1859 (4 patents)
Ananias Phillips of Lawrence Co., MO, June 1, 1859 (2 patents)
Greenberry Phillips of Texas Co., MO, Sept 1, 1859
Thomas W. Phillips of Taney Co., MO, Mar 10, 1886