Mary Elizabeth Phillips

24 September 1878–4 October 1946 (Age 68)
Garrison, Nacogdoches, Texas, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Phillips was born on 24 September 1878, in Garrison, Nacogdoches, Texas, United States, her father, Elijah Clark Phillips, was 46 and her mother, Lucy Pearline Broyles, was 40. She married Thomas S Treadway on 17 February 1899, in Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Arlam, Rusk, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 4, Rusk, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 4 October 1946, in Huntington, Angelina, Texas, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Rusk, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas S Treadway
Mary Elizabeth Phillips
Marriage: 17 February 1899
Constone Tine Treadaway

Spouse and Children

17 February 1899
Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Elijah Clark Phillips


    Lucy Pearline Broyles




    William Watley Phillips


    Theresa Phillips


    Eleanor Riley Phillips


    Alfred Walton Phillips


    Lucy B. Phillips


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 3

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 18

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America this name has also absorbed cognate names from other European languages, for example Italian Filippi , Polish Filipowicz .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Treadaway in household of Lucy Phillips, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizebeth Lunsford in household of Porter Lunsford, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lizzie Lunsford in household of Melvin H Lunsford, "United States Census, 1930"

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