Moore County Phillips Families

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The Moore County North Carolina Phillips have been connected to a Phillips DNA Family Group 10. Coincidentally, Phillips DNA Family Group 10 has many family histories tied to Chatham County, NC. Chatham County was created from Orange County and they share a common boundary line.

Phillips DNA Family Group 10

It appears that the earliest known Moore County, NC Phillips, a John Phillips who m. a Patience '?' might have been the brother of a Robert Phillips, who is associated with Granville County, NC. A descendant of John Phillips m. Patience tested and matched Phillips DNA Family Group 10. Their lineage is listed:

  1. John Phillips bc 1730, m Patience unknown
  2. Lewis Phillips b 26 Nov 1765 Moore Co NC, m Charity Dickerson
  3. Lewis Phillips b 22 Dec 1806 Moore Co NC, m Nancy Edwards
  4. Malphus Spain Phillips b 7 March 1835 Moore Co NC, m 1) Celia A. Gilbert, m 2) Mary Jane Jackson, m 3) Martha Matilda Dixon
  5. Rev. Numa M Phillips b 15 Aug 1882 NC, m Frances William

Assumed Phillips DNA Family Group 10

Another known resident of Moore County, NC is Mark Phillips because of his Revoluntionary War Pension Application. Evidence has been found to attribute Mark Phillips to DNA Family Group 10, see John D. Phillips (1793-aft1850)-died Itawamba County, MS who has a son Eli born in Moore County, NC and names his grandfather as Mark Phillips. Additional evidence, Rany or Ruany Phillips was the daughter of John Phillips (bef1734-1799)-died Moore County, NC, named in her father's Will. In a letter home, Ruany husband might have been the William Dickerson who was a witness to John Phillips's Will. Letter dated 26 Sept 1838, Laurel Hill, TN to her brother Lewis, mentions, brothers John and Mark.