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Re: Dr. Samuel Phillips of Lv. City
Posted by: Arlen Flanagan (ID *****2887) Date: August 27, 2007 at 07:11:38
In Reply to: Re: Phillips by Earleen L. Sebree Hensley of 484

I am sure we are talking about the same Dr, Samuel Phillips of Leavenworth City. He might be my GGG Grandfather, or Step GGG Grandfather. I did not compare the data you provided, since that file is in storage. I never bothered to check his residence prior to Ks. Mine too had a son that was a local doctor. As a child my paternal grandmother had 2 different men with different surnames, she referred to as Dr. Sam., so I had trouble seperating what I call "blended stories". I have a proof in a lisit of people that attended the Ks. Territory creation celebration in 1854, that he attended. Platte County, Mo. adjoins Lv.Co. with the Missouri River between them. There were ferries, boats and canoes; that crossed numerous times daily. There is a bridge now(others bridges are gone). Once, I found two families with two of my other paternal surnames living on adjoining lots(not facing his street). They were on two side streets, around the corner. My grandfather in Wyandotte Co. latter had two brothers that had yards that adjoined at the rear, too. I also found proof that Dr. Samuel Phillips had a child ("grandson") living with him. That was probably a great-grandson. Four of my surnames connected to the same man. However, I can't figure out if my GG Grandmother was a unknown daughter, or a wife of a unknown son. There was a adult male Phillips, who died as a young adult in Lv., that had a wife that moved back to Missouri to be with relatives, prior to the Civil War. She had the same given name as my GG Grandmother. Due to the major bloodshed in Ks. & Mo. during the "Bloody Kansas" peroid, relationships were often ommitted. Some family stories are the same as the history of that young Phillips man. I have 2 obit.s in Ks. & Mo. for my GG Grandfather, that say my GG Grandfather married a Miss & another a Mrs. Her only obit. mostly talked about my GG Granfather in flowerly terms. I can not find their marriage license, to solve this problem. I have Platte and Clay County, Mo. connections.

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