David's wife, Cora, was first married to Frank S. Phillips, son of William Anderson Phillips and his wife Sarah Haywood Phillips. Frank was born 1870 in Indiana and died 18 Oct 1894. He and Cora L. Keffer born 31 Dec 1864 were married 24 Dec 1891. They had no children. Cora died 3 Feb 1946 and is buried in the Mt. Gilboa Cemetery in Benton Co.