Bruton Odell Phillips

6 January 1909–8 June 1953 (Age 44)
Craven, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Bruton Odell

When Bruton Odell Phillips was born on 6 January 1909, in Craven, North Carolina, United States, his father, Alonzo Phillips, was 44 and his mother, Alice Elizabeth Garris, was 35. He married Carrie W Gaskins on 17 November 1934, in Beaufort, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Township 1, Craven, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and Vanceboro, Craven, North Carolina, United States in 1953. He died on 8 June 1953, in Craven, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Vanceboro, Craven, North Carolina, United States.

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Bruton Odell Phillips
Carrie W Gaskins
Marriage: 17 November 1934

Spouse and Children

17 November 1934
Beaufort, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Guy H Phillips


    William Gatlin Phillips


    Alton Wyman Phillips



    Rudolph Allen Phillips


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 9

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 14

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Bruton Phillips in household of Alonza Phillips, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Benton Prillets in household of Alonza Prillets, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bruton Philips in household of Alonza Philips, "United States Census, 1910"

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