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Mary Edna "Birdie May" Phillips

Mary Edna "Birdie May" Phillips

Female 1880 - 1917  (36 years)

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  • Name Mary Edna "Birdie May" Phillips 
    Birth 2 Nov 1880  Bartholomew Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death 19 Aug 1917 
    Person ID I5873  forneyclark
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2023 

    Father George "Addison" Phillips,   b. 8 Sep 1852, Scott Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 18 Aug 1927, Joplin, MO Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Mary Jane Spear,   b. 26 Aug 1854, IN Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Nov 1919, Marion, IN Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 65 years) 
    Marriage 10 Oct 1872  Scott Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1692  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Phillips, Frederic Clifford 'Fred' (1889-1967)  & Surrelda 'Blanche' Phillips (1879-1977) & Mary Jane Spear (1854-1919) & Charles Thomas 'Charlie' Phillips (1885-1971) & May Spear & Mary Edna 'Birdie May' Phillips  (1880-1917)  &  James Wendell 'Welly' Phillips (1873-1966)  & George Raymond 'Ray' Phillips (b. 1893)
    Phillips, Frederic Clifford "Fred" (1889-1967) & Surrelda "Blanche" Phillips (1879-1977) & Mary Jane Spear (1854-1919) & Charles Thomas "Charlie" Phillips (1885-1971) & May Spear & Mary Edna "Birdie May" Phillips (1880-1917) & James Wendell "Welly" Phillips (1873-1966) & George Raymond "Ray" Phillips (b. 1893)
    Group/ Pet/ Dog photo which was taken about 1905, in Marion, Indiana, by Fred Hamilton (May Spear Hamiltonís husband), came via John Phillips from Blanche Phillips Fought's Phillips Collection, owned by Eileen Cufr. Included (L-R, back row) are Frederic Clifford "Fred" Phillips & Surrelda "Blanche" Phillips Lindsey Fought & Mary Jane Spear Phillips & Charles Thomas "Charlie" Phillips & May Spear Hamilton (half sister of Mary Jane Spear Phillips). Included (L-R, front row) are Mary Edna "Birdie May" Phillips & James Wendell "Welly" Phillips & George Raymond "Ray" Phillips. The family dog is Old Bird.

  • Notes 
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      Source:
      SEE KARI NORTHUP'S SITE FOR COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION AND REFERENCES:
      http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=knorthup&id=I02855
      Northup-Dye:
      Kari Northup:
      ID: I02855
      Name: Mary Edna "Birdie May" PHILLIPS
      Sex: F
      Birth: 2 NOV 1880 in Bartholomew County, Indiana
      Death: 19 AUG 1917
      Father: George Addison PHILLIPS b: 8 SEP 1852 in Scott County, Indiana
      Mother: Mary Jane SPEAR b: AUG 1854 in Indiana
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      Source:
      SEE KARI NORTHUP'S SITES FOR COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION AND REFERENCES:
      KARI'S GENEALOGY SITE:
      http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~knorthup/
      NORTHUP-DYE:
      http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=knorthup
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      Source:
      John Phillips:
      PHILLIPS' FAMILY BIBLE TRANSCRIPTS:
      SPEAR FAMILY BIBLE
      James Wiley Spear (1830-90) kept a Bible. It passed to daughter Mary Jane (Spear) Phillips, to Mary's daughter Blanche (Phillips) Fought, then to Blanche's granddaughters Eileen and Kathleen Lindsey. Below is a transcript of the family data. Parentheses show what's been written in later, obviously by Blanche. Incidentally, the Bible lists her as "Surrelda B. Phillips."

      (Grandpa Spear) James Wiley Spear was born on the 5th day of August 1830.
      (mothers mother) Surrelda fit-Simmons Jas W. Spear wife was born on the 6 day of January 1833
      (mother) Mary Jane Spear (daughter of J.W. and Surrelda Spear) was born on the 26th day of August 1854
      Infant daughter of J.W. and Surrelda Spear was born on the 4 day of December 1856
      Armilda -- [?] wife of J.W. Spear was born on the 22 day of October 1832
      Surrilda Catherine daughter of J.W. and Armilda Spear was born on the 6th day of August 1860
      Infant twins sons of J.W. and Armilda Spear was born on the 19th day of June 1858
      James Wiley Spear was married on the 16th day of October 1853 to Surrelda fit Simmons now his wife
      James Wiley Spear was married Armilda Newkirk October the 4th 1857 (writing is light)
      L.E. Whitsitt and Cassie Spear were married December 9th [?] 1883.
      James W. Spear and Minerva Lowry was joined together as husband and wife October 2nd 1867
      James W. Spear and Angeline Peacock was joined togather as husband and wife September the 2nd, 1877
      James W. Spear and Mary Ellenor Clark was joined togather as husband and wife October the 6th 1883
      Birda May Daughter James W. Spear and Mary E. Spear was born on the 21st day of August 1884
      James Blaine son of James W. Spear and Mary E. Spear was born the 29th day of September 1886
      Benjamin Harrison Son of James W. and Mary E. Spear was born February the 19th 1889. Married Minnie [illegible] Died 1935
      Mary E. Clark wife of James W. Spear was born Sept. the 17th 1855, died Nov. 27th 1889
      Goldie S. Whitsitt was born Oct. 14th 1884 atKeokuk, Iowa Tuesday morning half past eight. Married Curtis Bard--died 6 mo. later. Goldie married Will Casey 5 children.
      (Mother's mother) Surrilda wife of James W. Spear died on the 15th day of Dec. 1856
      Infant Daughter of J.W. and Surrelda Spear Died on the 4 of December 1856
      Infant twins of J.W. and Armild Spear died the 19th day of June 1858
      Armilda wife of J.W. Spear Died November the 3th [5th?] 1866
      Mary E. Wife of James W. Spear Died November the 27th 1889
      James W. Spear died December the 9th 1890 Tuesday morning at 3 o'clock
      James Blain son of J.W. and Mary E. Spear died December [no date is given]
      Susan Fitz Simmons died april 6th 1893. Thursday 4 o'clock A.M. she was born Feb. 17, 1803
      George A. Phillips was born September 8th 1852. Died Joplin, Mo. Aug. 18, 1927
      Mary J. Phillips was born August 26, 1854. Died Nov. 26, 1919 715 W. 6th St. Marion, Ind.
      James W. Phillips was born august 11th 1873 Scott Co. Ind. Monday 1 P.M.
      Florra E. Phillips was born august 6th 1875 [last digit overwritten] Scott Co. Ind. friday half past 9 a.m.
      Infant daughter (Elizabeth) born & died wednesday September 5th [1877 is written in above the line, and the last digit has been overwritten] 1 A.M.
      Surrelda B. Phillips was born saturday January 18th 1879. 9 A.M. Jennings Co. Ind. [illegible note added]
      Mary E. Phillips [Birdie] was born Nov. 2nd 1880 Tuesday half past 9 P.M. Bartholomew Co. Ind.
      Charles T. Phillips was born Saturday January 17th 188511 A.M. bartholomew Co. Ind.
      Fredie Clifford Phillips was born (Commercial Hotel room #28) monday July 8th 1889 1 A.M bartholomew Co. Ind.
      George Raymond Phillips was born Friday Sept. 29th 1893 11 A.M. at columbus Ind at the Commercial Hotel (Room 28)
      Florra E. Phillips died Tuesday 4 p.m. [June crossed out] May 13, 1902
      Mary Edna (Birdie) Phillips died August 19th 1917 Sunday 4 o'clock P.M.
      Mae Spear Hamilton died April 11th 1919 Friday 5 o'clock A.M.
      Mary Jane (Mother) Phillips died Nov. 26 1919 Wed. 8:40 Marion Indiana 715 W. 6th St.
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      See also:
      2-Sources concerning Scott Co., Indiana families:
      John Phillips:
      Family Records, Etc.
      http://jphil36.blogspot.com
      Site is administered by John Phillips and includes the Diary of Sarah Bovard. The Bovard Diary entries concern family life on the frontier, Scott County, Indiana, 1859-1871. John Phillips welcomes any comments about Sarah Bovard's Diary that would further the understanding of who's who, et cetera. He is also especially interested in seeing additional pages of the diary that others might have.

      Bob Haefner:
      Sarah Waldsmith Bovard:
      http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~haefner/Bovard/
      Bob Haefner's mirror site Sarah Waldsmith Bovard also includes the Bovard Diary as well as sample scans of the original text. Bob Haefner describes the Sarah Bovard Diary as "a daily record of her personal activities, reflections, and feelings [during] the Civil War [and during the] bearing of 12 children in 20 years."
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