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6. Stephen B.2 PHILLIPS Jr. (Stephen1)(779) #1482 was born in Greenville, SC February 8, 1810.(780) Census records South Corolina as birthplace as given by Robert P. (his son) Stephen died January 22, 1898 in Cassandra, GA (Walker Co.), at 87 years of age.(781)

He married Juliet HAWKINS in Greenville, SC, January 19, 1832.(782) (Juliet HAWKINS #1483.) Juliet was born in South Carolina November 22, 1813.(783) She was the daughter of Pinkington HAWKINS and Susan. Juliet died December 13, 1891 in Cassandra, GA (Walker Co.), at 78 years of age.(784) Stephen B. was a Mason and a member of St. Mary's Lodge at Cedar Grove and active in community affairs. - "Walker Co. Heritage" 1846 - Moved from South Carolina to Tennessee 1865 - Moved to McLemore's Cove in Georgia At death in 1898, 8 of 10 children living 2 in GA, 2 in TN, 2 in ARK - Marriages, Births, Deaths, Legal Notices 1888-1892, Walker Co. GA items from Walker County Messenger. Compiled by Jessie J. Griffith, 1002 Lakeview Dr., Rossville, GA 30471 (404) 866-7056 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. __________________________________________________ ____________________ __ 1870 CENSUS (T***, Roll-***, Vol-**, ED-**, Page-97/233, Line-15) WALKER CO. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^ Born PHILLIPS, Stephen B. m 60 SC farmer Julia f 59 SC keeping house George W. m 14 TN farm laborer Robert P. m 13 TN farm laborer MITCHELL Mary E. f 2 TN attending school Other information - Farmer, Real Estate Value 1500 Personal estate value 1000

Stephen B. PHILLIPS Jr. and Juliet HAWKINS had the following children:

child 9 i. John Westy3 PHILLIPS(785) #1537 was born October 17, 1832.(786)

child 10 ii. Susan Catherine PHILLIPS(787) #1538 was born December 11, 1834.(788)

child 11 iii. Mary Elizabeth PHILLIPS(789) #1539 was born May 17, 1837.(790) Mary died December 4, 1858 at 21 years of age.(791) Mary had twins and died 7 days later (due to childbirth?) One twin Mary Elizabeth Mitchell was raised by the Stephen B. Phillips and Juliet. The other twin was raised by the Mitchells.

child 12 iv. Edward Stephen PHILLIPS(792) #1540 was born August 21, 1839.(793)

child 13 v. William Theodore PHILLIPS(794) #1802 was born December 4, 1842.(795) Information copied from Mrs. Maude Phllips Jonson's collection

child 14 vi. Sarah Sophia PHILLIPS(796) #1541 was born October 15, 1845.(797)

child 15 vii. Caroline Sophrona PHILLIPS(798) #1542 was born in Greenville, SC February 8, 1848.(799) Caroline died April 9, 1903 in St. Elmo, TN, at 55 years of age.(800) Walker County Messenger 23 April 1903 Cooper Heights by A.F. Shaw On April 9, 1903 Mrs. Caroline Meyers was called away by death from her lamenting husband and children and friends. She was an unceasing sufferer for many years and was confined to her bed more than three months, during which time Mr. Meyers never lay down a time to sleep. He slept as he sat up in a chair. She was the mother of thirteen children, none of whom survive her and it was a touching scene when the train landed at Cassandra with her corpse and the funeral procession to see friends meet and give vent to their uncontrollable grief. She was buried at the Cassandra Cemetery. She was a daughter of S. B. and Juliet Phillips and was about 54 years old. Soon the old time domesticated daughters will pass away. Walker County Messenger 19 April 1903 Cassandra by J.B. Cagle Sorry to report the death of Mrs. A. J. Meyers which occurred at her home in St. Elmo the 9th. The remains were interred in the Cassandra Cemetery on the 11th. Rev. J.M. Mathis conducting funeral services. We offer the the bereaved our condolence in their dark hour. Her body was interred in Cassandra, GA (Walker Co.). Walker County Messenger 23 April 1903 Cooper Heights by A.F. Shaw On April 9, 1903 Mrs. Caroline Meyers was called away by death from her lamenting husband and children and friends. She was an unceasing sufferer for many years and was confined to her bed more than three months, during which time Mr. Meyers never lay down a time to sleep. He slept as he sat up in a chair. She was the mother of thirteen children, none of whom survive her and it was a touching scene when the train landed at Cassandra with her corpse and the funeral procession to see friends meet and give vent to their uncontrollable grief. She was buried at the Cassandra Cemetery. She was a daughter of S. B. and Juliet Phillips and was about 54 years old. Soon the old time domesticated daughters will pass away. Walker County Messenger 19 April 1903 Cassandra by J.B. Cagle Sorry to report the death of Mrs. A. J. Meyers which occurred at her home in St. Elmo the 9th. The remains were interred in the Cassandra Cemetery on the 11th. Rev. J.M. Mathis conducting funeral services. We offer the the bereaved our condolence in their dark hour. Walker County Messenger 23 April 1903 Cooper Heights by A.F. Shaw On April 9, 1903 Mrs. Caroline Meyers was called away by death from her lamenting husband and children and friends. She was an unceasing sufferer for many years and was confined to her bed more than three months, during which time Mr. Meyers never lay down a time to sleep. He slept as he sat up in a chair. She was the mother of thirteen children, nine of whom survive her and it was a touching scene when the train landed at Cassandra with her corpse and the funeral procession to see friends meet and give vent to their uncontrollable grief. She was buried at the Cassandra Cemetery. She was a daughter of S. B. and Juliet Phillips and was about 54 years old. Soon the old time domesticated daughters will pass away. Walker County Messenger 19 April 1903 Cassandra by J.B. Cagle Sorry to report the death of Mrs. A. J. Meyers which occurred at her home in St. Elmo the 9th. The remains were interred in the Cassandra Cemetery on the 11th. Rev. J.M. Mathis conducting funeral services. We offer the the bereaved our condolence in their dark hour.

child 16 viii. Emily Jane PHILLIPS(801) #1543 was born in South Carolina November 4, 1850.(802) Emily died November 23, 1893 at 43 years of age.(803)

child 17 ix. George W. M. PHILLIPS(804) #1544 was born in Tennessee January 4, 1853.(805) 1870 U.S. Census

child + 18 x. Robert Perry "Bob" PHILLIPS was born August 17, 1856.(806)

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