John Phillips - Household 22 - Contributed by Gail M. Walczyk

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John Phillips was born in Accomack Co., VA on 24 June 1762 (Mihalyka, Graven, p. 216). John died on 8 October 1848 (216). He married Nancy Edmunds on 19 August 1786 in Accomack Co., VA (Turman, Marriages, p. 225). Nancy was born in Accomack Co., VA on 29 December 1766 (Mihalyka, Graven, p. 217). Nancy died on 17 June 1791 (217).

Whitelaw, p. 847
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John Phillips PartSince William Phillips had an heir John and his brother John had an heir William, it sometimes is difficult to identify them properly in the records. 1790 William Phillips gave the 140 acres to his son John.
On in 1792 in Accomack Co., VA, the boundaries of the lands of John Phillips were processioned (Walczyk, Processions 1723-1792, p. 163). The text in part reads:
Line between Ben: Floyd and Thomas Mayson, Present Ben: Floyd & Wm Phillips. Line between Ben: Floyd and William Phillips, both Present. Line between John Phillips and Will: Phillips Senr, Present Wm Phillips Senr & Wm Phillips Junr.
On 12 January 1796 in Accomack Co., VA, the boundaries of the lands of John Phillips were processioned (Walczyk, Processions 1796-1816, p. 6). The text reads in part:
Lines between William Phillips & John Phillips. Lines between William Phillips & Thomas Mason. Lines between Brown Bradford's heirs & Thomas Mason.
John served in Captain George Scarborough's Company of the Second Regiment Virginia Militia as a Private in the War of 1812. He was paid for 8 days of service.

In George S. Parks of Benjamin's will, John was named by George to handle his estate on 3 November 1824 in Accomack Co., VA. The will was probated (Miles & Miles Wills, p. 415). An abstract of his will reads:
Parks, George S. 3 November 1824 - 28 January 1828 To cousin Sally Evan my Negro Girls Margaret and Mary. To cousin Mary Gillespie Negro boys Daniel & Mary. To cousin Clarissa Savage negro Woman Mary. To cousin Sally Evans the remainder. To cousin Sally Evans the remainder. To Samuel Turlington ... John Phillips Sr. Extr. Witt: John S. Walker & Smith Phillips. Prob: William Phillips, Smith Phillips & Levin S. Joynes securities.
John made a will on 15 March 1843 in Accomack Co., VA. It was probated 30 October 1848 (Miles & Miles, Wills, p. 424). An abstract of his will reads:
PHILLIPS, JOHN 15 March 1843 - 30 October 1848 - To my nephew John Phillips son of William the plantation whereon he now lives containing & the plantation whereon I now live on Andua Creek containing 179 acres & all my wood land lying on the N. W. side of the neck road of the lands known as the & purchased by Hutchinson Kellam & ... but if he leaves no lawful heirs, then to my nephew Levin Phillips of William. To Levin Phillips son of William, my plantation whereon he now lives containing 90 acres my land purchased of David Bowman ... near Hickory Hill ... to the land of my brother William Phillips containing 20 acres & ... To my brother William Phillips the residue of the land I bought of David Bowman & Shields containing 130 acres. to nephews John and Levin Phillips 12 acres of my swamp land called Piney Swamp on the side adjoining the land of Edmund Nock. to my nephew James Cobb the residue of my Piney Swamp land containing 68 acres. My slaves George, Scipio, Robert, William, James, Margaret, Winey, Rachel Lousia, Pheby & Betty & the future increase of all the females shall be free immediately after by death & each one is to receive $25 & them to jointly all my lands Land lying to the eastward of the neck road for their home forever, which is to be used by them in common. To Richard Phillips, son of Levin $100. To John Edwards, son of Laban $50. To Jacob Jester $50. Since I have given my nephew John Phillips such a large part of my real estate, I hereby bind him & the lands given to him with the maintenance of any of my slaves should they become disabled ... The residue to my brother William Phillips & the children of my dec'd sisters Tabitha East, Elizabeth Bradford, Susan Edwards & Mary Cobb, 1/5 part each. My estate shall furnish grave stones for me. My friend William P. Moore Sr. Extr. Witt: William P. Moore Jr., John T. R. Joynes, Edward O. Finney & O. Logan. Codicil: 19 November 1846 - the lands given to my brother William Phillips I only loan him during his life & at his death to his present wife Molly Phillips & at her death to my nephew Levin Phillips. The residue to my nephew Levin Phillips of William & to my two nieces Hetty Bradford & Susan Phillips daughter of William, Witt: Thomas Hall kellam, John M. Parker & Benjamin D. Wise. Probate: John Arlington & Nathaniel Topping securities.
John Phillips mentioned no children in his will.


Sources:

_____. Virginia Militia in the War of 1812 Vol II. Baltimore MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2001.

Mihalyka, Jean and Faye Downing Wilson. Graven Stones. Inscriptions from Lower Accomack County, Virginia, including Liberty and Parksley Cemeteries. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 1966.

Miles, Barry W., and Miles Moody K. III. Accomack Co. Va, Wills & Administrations 1800-1860. Bowie MD: Heritage Books Inc. 2000.

Nottingham, Stratton. Wills and Administrations of Accomack County, Virginia 1663-1800. Bowie MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 1990.

Turman, Nora Miller. Marriage Records of Accomack County, Virginia 1776-1854, Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers' Returns . Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 1994.

Walczyk, Gail M. Accomack County Processioners Returns 1723-1792 for Accomack And St. George's Parishes. Coram NY: Peter's Row, 2004.

Walczyk, Gail M. Accomack County Processioners Returns 1796 - 1816 for Accomack and St. George's Parishes. Coram NY: Peter's Row, 2004.

Whitelaw, Ralph T. Virginia's Eastern Shore A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties. Volume Two. Gloucester MA: Peter Smith.


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