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Aquilla Phelps
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Birth: Jun., 1822
Wilkes County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 1913
Van Lear
Johnson County
Kentucky, USA

Aquilla Phelps was the older of two children born to Britton Phelps and Elizabeth Minerva Bowman, in June of 1822. He married Sarah Sallie Dye Hickey on Feb 28, 1861, in Washington, VA. Later that year, Aquilla served in the Civil War, in the 13th regiment of the regular Army.
Aquilla and Sarah had 10 children: Thomas J, William King, Nancy Jane, Martha Ann, Lucinda Rebecca, Rachel Elizabeth, Adolphus Lonzo "D", John H, Leander A, and Maudie Phelps.
Aquilla died of Bright's Disease on December 13, 1913, in Van Lear. Bright's is a term that was used in Aquilla's day to describe a number of kidney diseases; it is no longer used. 
 
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 Children:
  William King Phelps (1865 - 1924)*
  Adolphus Lonzo Phelps (1880 - 1969)*
  Leander A Phelps (1885 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wolf Pen Hollow
Van Lear
Johnson County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Kerri Street-Manuel
Record added: Jul 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93911013
Aquilla Phelps
Added by: Kerri Street-Manuel
 
 
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Civil War Soldier
- Kerri Street-Manuel
 Added: Jul. 19, 2012
Great-great-grandfather. God bless.
- Kerri Street-Manuel
 Added: Jul. 19, 2012
 
 
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