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ALS (#47119466)
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Bio Photo Our parents are Orville G and Lauretta B (Phillips) Sanders and so our ancestors are the Sanders and Phillips. My sister has worked on our family history since 1970. Our grandmother, Ida May (Brunner)(Mrs. Wm.H.)Phillips. and her sister-in-law, Grace (Phillips) Nichols, were given credit for research in the forward part of the book "History of Richard and Francina (Hart) Phillips and their Descendants", compiled by Henry Hackenbrach, published l951.

My sister has researched the Sanders side for years.
"My grandmother, Lillie (McQuiston) Sanders left me a box of pictures and letters from her mother, Emma Phillips and father Joseph McQuiston. Emma"s dad was Andrew J Phillips (1844-1909), a civil war solder, and his wife was Helen Marr McKesson (1845-1882)."

She has a book about the McQuiston's, with our family line from Pennsylvania and North Carolina - Robert, Thomas, and James McQuiston.

She also has a letter from our grandfather, Grady B. Sanders, listing his family members, as well as many other photos, newspaper clippings, etc.
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Troy Teyema
Thanks For Sharing This Info
My grandmother, Alma "Pearl" Phillips Teyema was a relative of Andrew Jackson Phillips. There are quite a few Phillips relatives from that branch of the family out here in Oregon. We were told that A.J. Phillips rode with Custer and that the only reason he didn't die at Little Bighorn was because Custer had sent him off on some other errand or message run and wasn't there when it occurred. Additionally, we were told that A. J. Phillips was there the night that Buffalo Bill Cody won a bet that he could get his horse to get up on a billiard table, while mounted. The story goes that the he was able to get the horse up on the table, but that the horse broke a leg getting down off the table and Buffalo Bill had to put the horse down.
Added by Troy Teyema on May 11, 2014 5:46 PM
Misty Blankenship
Brunner
Ive transfered the memorials to you. Are you related to Lois Brunner? If so, I would be happy to transfer her to you as well:
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=brunner&GSiman=1&GScid=30337&GRid=96031271&
Added by Misty Blankenship on Dec 17, 2012 6:50 PM
Farrar and related families
Hi, Art.
Cousin Becky here. I was busy doing some MacKesson work on Neal and Company. Hope you and your family are well.
Added by Farrar and related famili... on Dec 11, 2011 7:41 AM
Phillips-Frasier
RE: photos of Phillips families
Thanks! Best for the New Year--Elizabeth
Added by Phillips-Frasier on Jan 02, 2010 11:10 AM
James M Phillips
Phillips graves
I just saw all of the Phillips graves that you had added over the last few months. I wondered if you are related to this family. The photos were very nice. I had a few questions of discrepancies between your information and what has been passed down to me. We have a few overlapping graves so I'd like to remove mine. Could you please email me? My direct email is jphilgen at yahoo.com.

Thanks, James
Added by James M Phillips on Jun 27, 2009 6:47 AM
 

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