Re: Levi Phillips Rev. War Soldier & Levi Phillips Rev. War Soldier
TO:Faith Rood concerning Levi Phillips.
My Levi Phillips was born in Germany in 1746.He married Barbara Houghin 1784.I am descended from their son, George Washington b.1810 d. 1847 who m. Arie Abbott in Oconee County, SC.George Washington and Arie Phillips had John Marshal Phillips who fought in the Civil War.John Marshall married Maria Frances Sullivan nee Burrus in 1865 after returning home from the war.They married in Anderson County, SC in 1865.Their daughter Martha Emily b. 1873 was my great grandmother.I am currently transcribing the Civil War diaries of John Marshall. John Marshall fought in Orr's Rifle Brigard at the rank of Leut.from 1862-early 1865. The originals of these family papers are in the Hargrett RareBook and Manuscript Library at the Unversity of Georgia in Athens. The documents were degrading and need to be professionally preserved.As soon as I can finish the transcripts, I will send any interested party copies.
Ilook forward to hearing from you soon.
My information of Levi is as follows:
Levi served 3 years as a Private in the Revolutionary War under Capt. Calmes & Cartlett and Col. Febigerin Virginis.He fought in battles at Trenton, Brandywine, Germantown, Monmouth, and Hanging Rock.He initially enlisted in Leesburg, VA according to the Dept of War Records, Section A.W.F.,5.39011,Washington, DC
It is through Levi that I am a member of the NSDAR.My membership no. is 652767.
Levi Phillips and Barabara Hough Children:
Levi1785 Married twice, names unknown
Michael 1787 Married once, name unknown
James 1789 Married Sarah McEntire
Samuel 1791 Died as youg man-never married
Fannie 1793 Married Calmo Harrison in Jackson Co, Ga.
Sarah 1795 Married Willia Kent
Barbara 1797 Married Joel Kelly
Malinda 1798 Married Richard Fuller
Nancy 1800 Married Charles Arenton
Malissa 1802 Married Ezekiel Polk
Polly 1806 Married Daniel Broome
George Washington** 1810 married Arie Abbott
I'm descended from GW. and Arie.Their children were"
John Marshall**1836 married Maria Frances Sullivan-Burrus
Marthamarried R. H. Lowery
MaryMarried J. H. Sullivan (brother of
FannieMarriedRev. E L. Sisk
HarriettMarried A Pickens Hunt
James EarlMarried 1st Fannie Blair
2nd Tabor Herndon
The children of John Marshall and Maria Frances were:
George Sullivan (Sully) 1867 married Elizabeth Hunsinger
Margaret Arie1869 married James Warren Alexander
Maime1871 Died as young lady
Martha Emily**1873 Married Thomas Richard Isbell
James Earl??? Died as an infant
Zelia Virginia1878 Never married
John Junus1880 Married Daisy Gillis
** Indicates my line of descent.
Martha Emily married Thomas R. Isbell and had 12 children:
Ariemarried Boyd Moss of Ala.
Dorothymarried James Booth of Athens
Mary Sadie**married Robert Walter Acree
VirginiaMarried Joseph Jeptha Norton
EmilyMarried E. T. White
ChristineDied at birth
Mary Sadie Isbell Acree is my Grandmother.I am the daughter of her son Walter Richard Acree who currently lives in Toccoa, Georgia.
I would love to exchange more information with you.My email address is email@example.com. You may FAX me at 912-262-1123. I receive mail at PO Box 576, Brunswick, Georgia
The last surviving childf of Martha Emily Phillips and TR Isbell died in the spring of 02.My Dad and I have been cleaning out the Isbell homeplace.This is where the diaries were found and many family photos and also family Bibles.
As I said I am transcribing the Civil War diaries of John Marshall Phillips who was my great-great grandfather on my father's side of the family. I would like more personal information on him also.John Marshal returned to Georgia from South Carolina between 1869 and 1873 when my great grqandmother Martha Emily was born. Johm Marshall and Martha Emily lived in Toccoa, Georgia in Stephens County.The old home place still stands at 515 E. Currahee. I;m still going through photos and family Bibles.
If any of this is interesting to you, just let me know.
Your distant cousin, Rebecca
I'm interested in Levi, George Washington, & John Marshal
I would like more information on military service of these three men.I would like to be able to put John Marshall's diaries in some historical context.
Where is the headstone that you mention?I would love a photo of the headstone.
Looking forward to hearing from you soon.
Rebecca Wynne Acree