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|Abstract||Frederick Philips (1838-1905) was a Confederate army officer, Supreme Court judge, and was active in civic and business life in Tarboro, N.C. The collection consists of genealogical papers relating to the Philips family and the related Sims, Burt, Ballard, and Jones families, all of North Carolina, including wills and other documents, correspondence, biographical sketches, clippings, and other items; and a roster of 30th North Carolina Regiment, Confederate States of America. Correspondence deals largely with genealogy, though there are two family letters for 1815 and 1819, one of which is addressed to Dempsey Bryant of Tarboro, N.C.|
|Creator||Philips, Frederick, 1838-1905.|
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Frederick Philips (1838-1905) was a Confederate army officer, Supreme Court judge, and was active in civic and business life in Tarboro, N.C. Philips was one of the fourteen children of James Jones Philips (1798-1874) and Harriet Amanda Burt Philips.Back to Top
The collection includes genealogical papers, correspondence, biographical sketches, clippings, and other items relating to the Philips family and related Burt, Sims, Ballard, and Jones families. Items include a copy of James Jones's will, 1778, and Enos Tartt's will, 1817. Also a letter from Catherine Harman, Port Gibson, Miss., 1819, to her brother Dempsey Bryan, Tarboro, N.C., and a copy of a letter from Mary Jane Tartt in Paris, France, 1859. There are also genealogical papers and correspondence of Frederick Philips and his daughter Annie Herbert W. Jackson. Among the correspondents are Elvira E. Moffitt, Wharton J. Green, Joseph Philips of Tennessee, Frank Philips of Florida, Joseph John Allen, Rebecca Sims Jones, and Mattie Higgs.
The collection also contains biographical and historical sketches the topics of which include Frederick Philips, Joseph Henry Hyman, and "Edgecombe County's Part in the War Between the States." There is also a copy of a list of men in Company F of the 30th North Carolina Regiment of which Frederick Philips was adjutant and genealogical charts, notes and memoranda, and newspaper clippings.Back to Top
Processed by: SHC Staff
Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2009
This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.Back to Top