Posted By:Pat Duncan
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Subject:Re: Milford Phillips
Post Date:October 24, 2011 at 10:16:09
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There is no mention of any Milford Phillips in the Loudoun Tithables, Deed Books, Will Books, etc. Based on the dates and names of the children you provided, there is the following.

From “Loudoun Co Order Books A-I 1757-1786” by Pat Duncan:

Order Book D, 14 March 1769
p. 165] Churchwardens of Cameron Parish bind out John PHILLIPS an orphan of fifteen years of age to Jenkin PHILLIPS who in Court undertakes to learn him the trade of a tight cooper.
Churchwardens of Cameron Parish bind out Mary PHILLIPS about thirteen years old and Isaac PHILLIPS about seven years old to Thomas PHILLIPS who in Court undertakes to learn the said Isaac the trade of a cordwainer.

Order Book D, 9 May 1769
[p. 209] Upon motion of William DIXON & wife Sarah DIXON by William GRAYSON their attorney, ordered that Jenkin PHILLIPS be summoned to appear here at the next Court and answer their complaint relating to some children formerly ordered to be bound to him.

Order Book D, 13 June 1769
[p. 229] A complaint of William DICKSON being heard and praying that an orphan boy named John PHILLIPS who was bound by an order of this Court might return home to him; ordered that Jenkin PHILLIPS be summoned to appear here at the next Court to show cause if any he hath why the said William DIXON is not a proper person to have the tuition of those children mentioned in the said order of Court.

Order Book D, 15 August 1769
[p. 252] [p. 252] William DICKSON against Jenkin PHILLIPS – upon a complaint for an orphan boy – ordered that the complaint be dismissed and that William pay Jenkin his costs occasioned by reason of defending the said complaint, and also that the children remain with their present Master Jenkin PHILLIPS the Court being of opinion he is a proper person to have the tuition of them.

Pat Duncan
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