Reuben Phillips was born in 1715 in Cecil Co. MD. and died in 1805 in Oglethorpe Co. GA. Reuben married 1st wife Katherine Jones.  Reuben married 2nd wife Catherine Howard in 1746 in Rowan Co. N.C. Catherine was born in Wales, England in 1707 and died after 1768 in Rowan County N.C. 

 

 

        Children of Reuben Phillips and Catherine Howard:

                       I.    Jonas Phillips, born between 1754-1757 in Fredrick Co. MD.

                                and died ca. 1835, Pendleton District, S.C.

                       II.   Jesse Phillips, born 1753 in Cecil Co. MD. and died in TN.

                        III.  John Phillips, born ca. 1749, Cecil Co. MD. and died November

                                23, 1839.

                        IV.    Thomas Phillips V, born ca. 1745 in Fredrick Co. MD. and

                                  died May 5, 1834, Jackson Co. GA.

                        V.     William Phillips, born 1749 in Cecil Co. MD. and died 1843 in

                                  Overton Co. TN.

                        VI.    Levi Phillips, born September 25, 1751, Cecil Co. MD. and

                                  died January 14, 1840.

                        VII.   Reuben Phillips Jr., born December 27, 1757 in Cecil Co. MD.

                                    and died 1814, Wilkes Co. N.C.

                        VIII.   Adam Phillips, born December 27, 1762 in Fredrick Co. MD.

                                    and died December 27, 1858 in Ashville N.C. (Buncombe Co.

                                    at his home on Haw Creek)  Adam married Hannah Bailey

                                    ca. 1787 in Rowan Co. N.C.

                        IX.        Elizabeth Phillips, born July 4, 1768 in Woodsboro,

                                      Fredrick Co. MD. and married William Hughey, July 3,

                                      1791, Rowan Co. N.C. born before 1773.

                        X.          Katherine Phillips, died 1770.

                        XI.        Mary Ann Phillips, married Samuel Cummins, March 6,

                                     1790 in Rowan Co. N.C.

                      

Information compiled and compared from:

 Julia Jaworski (Phillips)

Author:  "Phillips of Wales Settle in America"

and

John Wesley Phillips

Author:  "Descendants of Rueben Phillips"

 

Per John Wesley Phillips, "In 1800, Reuben Phillips appeared on the census of Oglethorpe County Georgia with two males and two females in his household."  1800 census