Posted By:Annie Carlile
Subject:Re: Estelle Phipps/Eugene Yates
Post Date:December 31, 2011 at 15:39:44
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Forum:Milam County, TX Genealogy Forum
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Hi. I'm not related to this family. Here is Eugene's WWI draft card:

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 about Yean Yates
Name:        Jean Yates
County:        Milam
State:        Texas
Birthplace:        Texas;United States of America
Birth Date:        10 Apr 1897 Gonzales, Texas
Father's birthplace: Don't know, Ark.
FHL Roll Number:        1983491
DraftBoard:        0
Age: 21
Occupation: self
Nearest Relative: Mrs. Estelle Yates (wife), Maysfield, Texas
Dated: 5 Jun 1918

Here is Estelle in 1920 living on Maysfield,Rd:

1920 United States Federal Census about Estetl Tatis
Name:        Estetl Tatis
[Estell Tates]
[Estell Gales]
[Estetl Phipps]
Age:        19
Birth Year:        abt 1901
Birthplace:        Texas
Home in 1920:        Justice Precinct 2, Milam, Texas
Race:        White
Gender:        Female
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Marital Status:        Widowed
Father's Birthplace:        Texas
Mother's name:        Lucy E Phipps
Mother's Birthplace:        Texas
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Lucy E. Phipps 54 -widow- b. 1866 TX, fath b. GA, moth b. Miss. ; farmer, general farm
Ethel M Hatch        21 -dau- mar- b. 1899 TX, par b. TX
Elgie R Collier 4 -gson- b. 1916 TX
Floyd F Hatch        10/12 mon. -gson- b. 1920 TX
Estell Yates       19 -dau- widow- b. 1901 TX, par b. TX **
John J Yates        2 9/12 mon -gson- b. 1918 TX
Hubert D Phipps 18 -son- b. 1902 TX

Here is Estelle in 1910:

1910 United States Federal Census about Estel Fipps
Name:        Estel Fipps
[Estel Phipps]
Age in 1910:        9
Birth Year:        1901
Birthplace:        Texas
Home in 1910:        Justice Precinct 5, Milam, Texas
Race:        White
Gender:        Female
Relation to Head of House:        Daughter
Marital Status:        Single
Father's Birthplace:        Texas
Mother's name:        Lucy Fipps
Mother's Birthplace:        Arkansas
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Lucy Fipps        45 b. 1865 Ark, fath b. Alabama, moth b. Ark; 2nd marriage; married 1 year; 7 children/5 surviving
Maud L Brantley 16 -dau- b. 1894 TX, fath b. Ala, moth b. Ark
Will Brantley        15 -son- b. 1895 TX, same
Ethel Blanchett 12 -dau- b. 1898 TX,fath b. Tenn, moth b. Ark
Estel Fipps        9 -dau- b. 1901 TX, fath b. TX, moth b. Ark
Hubert Fipps        8 -son- b. 1902 TX, same

Here is the family in 1900:

1900 United States Federal Census about Dwight
Name:        Dwight
Age:        41
Birth Date:        Oct 1858
Birthplace:        Texas
Home in 1900:        Justice Precinct 2, Milam, Texas
[Milam, Texas]
Race:        White
Gender:        Male
Relation to Head of House:        Head
Marital Status:        Married
Spouse's Name:        Lucy Phipps
Marriage Year:        1900
Years Married:        0
Father's Birthplace:        Tennessee
Mother's name:        Mary Phipps
Mother's Birthplace:        Arkansas
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Dwight Phipps        41 b. Oct 1858 TX, fath b. Tenn, moth b. Ark; farmer
Lucy Phipps        35 -wife- b. Jun 1865 TX, parents b. Arkansas; married 0 years; 4 children/3 surviving
Gray Phipps        16 - son- b. Oct 1888 TX, par b. TX
Lola Phipps        14 -dau- b. Nov 1885 TX, same
Coke Phipps        6 -son- b. Aug 1893 TX, same
Tom Phipps        3 -son- b. Nov 1896 TX, same
Maud Brantly        6 -sdau- b. Apr 1894 TX, same
Will Brantly        4 -son- b. May 1896 TX, same
Ethel Brantly        2 -dau- b. Mar 1898 TX, same
Mary Phipps        64 -mother-wd- b. Jan 1836 Ark, par b. NC

According to a tree on, Estelle's mother's name was Lucy E. Weathers. Lucy married J.G. Brantly in 1893 in Milan, TX and then later Dwight Phipps in 1900. She may have also married a Blanchette because I think this may be her marriage to Dwight:

Texas Marriages, 1837-1973 for A. D. Phipps

Groom's Name:        A. D. Phipps
Groom's Birth Date:        
Groom's Birthplace:        
Groom's Age:        
Bride's Name:        Lucy Blancett
Bride's Birth Date:        
Bride's Birthplace:        
Bride's Age:        
Marriage Date:        25 Oct 1899
Marriage Place:        Milam, Texas
Groom's Father's Name:        
Groom's Mother's Name:        
Bride's Father's Name:        
Bride's Mother's Name:        
Groom's Race:        
Groom's Marital Status:        
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:        
Bride's Race:        
Bride's Marital Status:        
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:        
Indexing Project (Batch) Number:        M75251-0
System Origin:        Texas-EASy
Source Film Number:        981390
Reference Number:        p 204

Here is Estelle's brother Hubert's death record from which confirms his mother's maiden name:

Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 for Dwight Phipps

Name:        Hubert Dossie Phipps
Death Date:        10 Nov 1958
Death Place:        Houston, Harris, Texas
Gender:        Male
Race:        White
Death Age:        55 years
Estimated Birth Date:        
Birth Date:        17 Dec 1901
Birthplace:        Texas
Marital Status:        Married
Spouse's Name:        
Father's Name:        Dwight Phipps
Father's Birthplace:        
Mother's Name:        Lucy Ellen Weathers
Mother's Birthplace:        
Occupation:        Metal Worker
Place of Residence:        Houston, Harris, Texas
Cemetery:        Pebble Grove
Burial Place:        Milam Co., Texas
Burial Date:        11 Nov 1958
Additional Relatives:        
Film Number:        2115621
Digital Film Number:        4166752
Image Number:        2628
Reference Number:        62548
Hope this helps. Annie