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18. Robert Perry "Bob"3 PHILLIPS (Stephen B.2, Stephen1)(807) #1461 was born in Tennessee August 17, 1856.(808) Robert died 1939.(809)

He married Martha Christina BOWERS about 1885. (Martha Christina BOWERS #1480.) Martha was born in Walker Co., GA September 4, 1867.(810) 1870 Census -age 2 thus birth year 1868 She was the daughter of Henry Y. L. BOWERS and Amanda Caroline Templeton.

Martha died 1942.(811) Stephen B. Phillips moved to Walker County in 1866 from Bradley County, TN. He traded farms with "Uncle Buddy" Rodgers who moved to Bradley County. The farm was located at Cassandra, near Frick's Cave at the foot of Lookout Mountain. The two-story home, built in 1850's by Amos Ryan is still a beautiful home and owned by Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Alford. Mrs. Maude Johnson, granddaughter of Stephen B., supplied much information and has his family Bible. Before moving to Bradley County about 1851, they lived in Greenville County, South Carolina on Reedy River for many years. Maude Phillips gave the following information to Doris Hetzler in 1970: Her father, Bob Phillips was 9 years old when his family swapped their farm in Tennessee with "Uncle Billy" rogers whose farm was in Walker County. Later known as Cassandra. She said about that time the War had ended and they had to free the slaves. The farm had slves quarters which stood for a long time. Stephen B. Phillips is listed in the Walker County History by James Sartain as one of the early settlers of Kensington area. Andrew Meyers name is signed as witness on Phillip old deed purchasing more land 25 Jan 1869 and he wrote his name with "s" on Meyers.Robert P., youngest son of Stephen B., stayed on his father's farm at Cassandra and reared a family of five children - "Walker Co. Heritage" -------------------------------------------------- -------------------- -------------------------------------------------- ------------------ ----- Walker Co. Messenger 25 May 1893 Mr. Ike Anderson and Mrs. Templeton of Soddy, TN visiting Mrs. Bob Phillips and Mrs. Bowers' family. [Soddy is about 20 miles north of Chattanooga, TN. Chattanooga is about 20 miles north of Cassandra, GA.] -------------------------------------------------- -------------------- -------------------------------------------------- ------------------ ----- __________________________________________________ ____________________ __ 1900 CENSUS (T*, Roll-*, Vol-*, ED-*, Sht-26, Line-30) WALKER CO. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^ Birthday Married Born/Alive Born Father Mother Phillips, Robert P. h 53 Aug 1856 15 yrs TN SC SC Martha w 42 Sep 1867 15 yrs 4 / 4 GA NC TN Stephen H. s 13 Jan 1887 GA TN GA Maude L. d 7 Jul 1892 GA TN GA James T s 5 Oct 1894 GA TN GA Sallie B d 1 Feb 1899 GA TN GA +Boarder Dorra Parkham(?)20 6/79 GA GA GA Other information - General Farmer, home owned, dated */*/1900 ED Pop-* County Pop-* __________________________________________________ ____________________ __ 1910 CENSUS (T*, Roll-*, Vol-90, ED-149, Sht-3, Line-*) WALKER CO. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^ Marrried Born/Alive Born Father Mother Phillips, R. P. h 53 25 yrs TN SC SC Martha w 42 25 yrs 5 / 5 GA NC TN Maud d 17 GA TN GA James s 13 GA TN GA Sallie d 11 GA TN GA Mary d 7 GA TN GA Other information - General Farmer, home owned, dated */*/1910 ED Pop-* County Pop-* NOTE: Stephen H. (23) is gone. __________________________________________________ ____________________ __ 1920 CENSUS (T*, Roll-*, Vol-90, ED-149, Sht-3, Line-*) WALKER CO. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^ Born Father Mother Phillips, R. P. h 63 TN SC SC Martha w 52 GA SC TN James s 22 GA TN GA Mary d 16 GA TN GA Other information - General Farmer, home owned, dated */*/1920 ED Pop-* County Pop-* NOTE: Maud (27) & Sallie (21) are gone. __________________________________________________ ____________________ __

Robert Perry "Bob" PHILLIPS and Martha Christina BOWERS had the following children:

child + 19 i. Stephen Henry4 PHILLIPS was born January 14, 1887.(812)

child 20 ii. Tula Maude PHILLIPS(813) #1485 was born in Cassandra, GA (Walker Co.) July 7, 1892.(814) from tombstone Tula died 1986. Her body was interred 1986 in Coulter Cemetery, Cassandra, GA (Walker Co.). 1971- living in Chatnooga, TN

child 21 iii. James Tom PHILLIPS(815) #1486 was born in Cassandra, GA (Walker Co.) November 4, 1895.(816) Census records birthdate as Oct 1894 James died 1937. His body was interred 1937 in Coulter Cemetery, Cassandra, GA (Walker Co.). Fled to Tulsa when he and Robert Henry were arrested for bootlegging

child 22 iv. Sallie Belle PHILLIPS(817) #1487 was born in Cassandra, GA (Walker Co.) February 20, 1899.(818)

child 23 v. Mary Mae PHILLIPS(819) #1488 was born in Cassandra, GA (Walker Co.) May 4, 1902.(820) Mary died November 27, 1983 in Georgia, at 81 years of age.(821) Her body was interred in Big Creek Baptist Church Cemetery (near Coolidge, GA).(822) -Possibly Mary May -Mary killed her husband Stone also married to Claude Davis (?)

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