Rev. Eli Phillips

Male 1785 - 1848  (63 years)


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  • Name Eli Phillips 
    Title Rev. 
    Birth 1785 
    Gender Male 
    Death 26 Oct 1848  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial Moore County, NC at Friendship Baptist Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    John Phillips   d. 1799  (Grandfather) 
    Rainey Moore,   b. 1753  (Mother) 
    Notes 
    • 1808, Oct -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 52
      Jesse Muse and Eli Phillips from McLennon's Creek Church (Moore County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Haw River Mountain Meeting House in Chatham County, NC.

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 603
      Eli Phillips
      (26-45) 1M
      (16-26) 1F
      (10-16) 2F
      (0-10) 3M 1F

      1811, Oct -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 61
      Mark Phillips, William Dowd and Eli Phillips from McLennon's Creek Church (Moore County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Marshal's Meeting House in Anson County, NC.

      1812, Oct -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 63
      William Dowd, Eli Phillips and Richard Upton from McLennon's Creek Church (Moore County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Fall Creek Meeting House in Chatham County, NC.

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Eli Phillips listed 289 acres valued at $250

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Eli Phillips listed 289 acres valued at $350

      1819, Nov 19 -- Land Grant #2551, Moore County, NC
      Eli Phillips received 100 acres located north of Richland Creek adjoining his own line, Jesse Sowell, Isaac Roberts and Samson B. Smith. Mark Phillips and Jesse Sowell were chain carriers.

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 306
      Eli Phillips
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (10-16) 2F
      (0-10) 3M 1F
      Slave
      (0-14) 1F

      1820, May 3 -- Land Grant #2505, Moore County, NC
      Eli Phillips received 100 acres located north of Richland Creek adjoining his own line and John Phillips. John Phillips and Jesse Sowell were chain carriers.

      1823, Oct 25 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 86
      Eli Phillips, William Dowd and Benjamin Phillips from Friendship Church (Moore County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Fall Creek Meeting House in Chatham County, NC.

      1825, May 18 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 79
      Deed from John Danilly Sr. to Wm. Dannilly was proven by Eli Phillips

      1825, Aug 17 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 89
      Ordered that John Phillips be appointed overseer in place of Eli Phillips and have the following additional hands to work: Alexr. McNeill one hand, John Phillips one hand and Lauchlin McNeill one hand.

      1825, Oct 22 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 92
      Eli Phillips was ordained as a minister at the Association meeting at Friendship Meeting House in Moore County, NC.

      1827, Oct 27 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 92
      Elder Eli Phillips, Joseph G. Moore and Phillip Brooks from Friendship Church (Moore County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Haw River Mountain Meeting House in Chatham County, NC.

      1828, Oct 28 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 97
      Elder Eli Phillips, James Dowdy and John Phillips from Friendship Church (Moore County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Mount Gilead Meeting House in Chatham County, NC.

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 451
      Eli Phillips
      (50-60) 1M
      (40-50) 1F
      (15-20) 1M
      (10-15) 2M 1F
      (5-10) 3F
      (0-5) 1M 1F

      1831, Oct 22 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 103
      Elder Eli Phillips, Elder N. Richardson and Brother B. Phillips from Friendship Church (Moore County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Antioch Meeting House in Orange County, NC.

      1832, Oct 27 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 105
      Elder E. Phillips, Elder Art. Shattuck and James Dowdy from Friendship Church (Moore County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Rock Spring Meeting House in Chatham County, NC.

      1838, Nov 14 -- Obituary, Fayetteville Observer [Fayetteville, NC] Newspaper
      "In Moore County, on the 5th inst. [Nov 1838], at the residence of Rev. Eli Phillips, Mark Andrew Phillips, in the 21st year of his age. Member, Friendship Baptist Church for 4 or 5 years."

      1839, Oct 29 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 125
      Elder Eli Phillips, Jesse Stafford and James Matthews from Friendship Church (Moore County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Mount Gilead Meeting House in Chatham County, NC.

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 195
      Eli Phillips
      (50-60) 1M
      (40-50) 1F
      (20-30) 1M 2F
      (15-20) 2F
      (10-15) 2F
      (5-10) 1F
      Slave
      (10-24) 1F

      1843, Sep 22 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 118
      Elder Eli Phillips, Jesse Stafford and Joseph Upton from Friendship Church (Moore County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Antioch Meeting House in Orange County, NC.

      1844, Sep 20 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 118
      Elder N. Richardson, Elder E. Phillips and Joseph Upton from Friendship Church were delegates to the Association meeting at Mount Gilead Meeting House in Chatham County, NC.

      1845, Sep 26 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 142
      Elder N. Richardson, Elder Eli Phillips and E.Q. Sowell from Friendship Church (Moore County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Mineral Spring Meeting House in Chatham County, NC.

      1846 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District 2
      Eli Philips listed 550 acres valued at $800 on Richland Creek

      1848, Oct 6 [written] -- Will Book B Page 173/174, Moore County, NC
      Will of Eli Phillips, Dec'd.
      Heirs: wife Nancy Phillips, daughter Ann H. Phillips, daughter Sophia Phillips, daughter Amilia Phillips, daughter Catherine McDonald [wife of Daniel McDonald], daughter Mary D. Sowell [daughter of E.Q. Sowell], daughter Susan Allen, son James D. Phillips, son Josiah T. Phillips. Executor: Cornelius H. Dowd. Witnesses: E.Q. Sowell, C.D. Smith. Proven Oct 1848 by E.Q. Sowell and C.D. Smith

      1849, Jan 19, Record of Estate Book H Pages 28-29, Moore County, NC
      Estate of Eli Phillips, dec'd by Administrator C.H. Dowd
    Person ID I03210  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2022 

    DNA Tests  1 DNA test is associated with Rev. Eli Phillips 

    Father Mark Phillips,   b. 1754   d. 5 Aug 1839 (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Rainey Moore,   b. 1753 
    Family ID F1052  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Dowd,   b. 1787   d. 2 Jan 1852 (Age 65 years) 
    Children 
       1. Female Catherine Phillips
    Daniel McDonald  m. 2 Dec 1841
       2. Female Ruina G. Phillips   d. 15 Aug 1846, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
       3. Female Susan Phillips
    +  4. Female Mary Dickerson Phillips,   b. 27 Jul 1808   d. 17 Jan 1899, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 90 years)
    Eleazer Quimby Seawell  (Age 84 years)  m. 20 May 1827
       5. Male James Dowd Phillips,   b. 1813   d. 1866, Tallapoosa County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 53 years)
    Sarah Ann McNeill  (Age 88 years)
       6. Male Josiah T. Phillips,   b. 24 Feb 1816   d. 4 May 1865, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 49 years)
       7. Male Mark Andrew Phillips,   b. 10 Feb 1818   d. 5 Nov 1838, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 20 years)
       8. Female Ann Henrietta Phillips,   b. 1826   d. 3 Oct 1898, Richmond County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 72 years)
       9. Female Sophia J. Phillips,   b. 1830   d. 28 Feb 1854, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 24 years)
     10. Female Flora Alice Phillips,   b. 30 Nov 1831   d. 17 Mar 1917, Ellerbe, Richmond County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 85 years)
    John Pratt Emmerson  m. 8 Aug 1859
     11. Female Amelia H. Phillips,   b. 3 Nov 1834   d. 10 Aug 1857 (Age 22 years)
    Jackson McRae  m. 15 Apr 1855
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2009 
    Family ID F3366  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Documents
    1848 Will Book B Page 173/174, Moore County, NC - Will of Eli Philiips
    1848 Will Book B Page 173/174, Moore County, NC - Will of Eli Philiips

    Histories
    1843 Petition, Moore County, NC
    1843 Petition, Moore County, NC
    1843, Jan 20 -- Petition, Nov 1842-Jan 1843 General Assembly Session Records
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly for relief from debts due to economic hardship. They requested the General Assembly pass a law preventing creditors from buying defaulted property unless the debtors was allowed 2/3 the value of the land: J.J. Alston, Carroll Brady, Bradley Brady, Jesse Hedgepeth, W.D. Tyson, John Warner, Pitate Ivey, N.S. Marley, Neill Peterson, John Oats, Duncan McIver, William Underwood, E.Q. Sowell, Thos. Fry, John D. McDonald, John Patterson, D.M.R. McIntosh (Cpt.), John McIver (Cpt.), Eli R. Sowe;l, Jesse Stafford, Aaron A.F. Sowell, Lewis Lawhon, George Hunsucker, Hugh McKenzie, Jacob Stutts, Daniel Muse, Alexd. Camerson, Wm. Wadsworth, Peter Black, George D. Ritter, J.H. Muse, Mathew Williams, Jesse Sanders, Jno. McDonald, W.K. Benjamin, J. Thomas, D.M. McIntosh, Joab Cheek, Corn, Shields, Fannin Moore, Bryan Boroughs, George Stutts, Henry Stutts, William Sears, Robt. L. Purvis, Stephen Beryman, Benj. Shields, Neill McNeill, Danl. McRae, Hugh Mathis, A. Munroe, A. Stutts, Neill Mathis, Brinkly Phillips, Thomas Muse, Thomas J. Pervis, Daniel McNeill, John Tyson, Balaam Stewart, Henry Stutts Jr., Levi Wright, John Ritter, John Dunlap, J.J. Phillips, Dempsey Sowell, Joseph Upton, John Oliver, Neill McQueen, Angus McCaskill, William B. Williamson, A. Harper, Jesse B. Caddell, Angus McCaskill, James B. Muse, M. McLeod, Green B. Fields, Martin Hunsucker, Newton R. Bryan, Peter Cornelison, Benjamin Phillips, Charles Brady, Elijah Y. Rice [?], Norman D. McDuffie, Wm. Brewer, Martin Shefield, Patrick Shields, William Dannelly, Eli Phillips and L.W. Lawhon. [Editor's Note: Petition rejected by the NC House]