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Joel Ledbetter Phillips
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Birth: Nov. 12, 1817
Death: Mar. 2, 1901

Keowee Courier (Walhalla, SC), March 6, 1901
Death of Mr. Joel L. Phillips
Mr. Joel L. Phillips died at his home, near Damascus, March 2d, 1901, in his eighty-third year. He was born November 12th, 1817, near Long Creek. All his life was spent in that neighborhood. On August 6th, 1832, he married a Miss Williams. Twelve children were born of this union, ten of whom are living. His first wife having died, he married Miss Zella Hobbs on January 2d, 1865, who survives. Of this union ten children were born, nine of whom are living. He leaves seventy grandchildren, seventy three great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. His body was buried at the Phillips burying ground on Sunday, the funeral services being conducted by Rev. D. F. Carter. He was one of Oconee's landmarks and always enjoyed the respect and confidence of his neighbors. After a long and useful life he has gone to his reward.
Family links: 
  Doyle Phillips (1855 - 1928)*
  Lewis Phillips (1876 - 1942)*
*Calculated relationship
Phillips Family Cemetery
Long Creek
Oconee County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Joyce Mize Worsham
Record added: May 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70063822

- Joyce Mize Worsham
 Added: May. 19, 2011

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