John Phelps
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John Phelps
May 12, 1800 - August 20, 1886

Mary Margaret Mann
January 10, 1829 - August 7, 1883

Married February 9, 1854

Descendants of John Phelps

Generation No. 1

1. John3 Phelps (Samuel2, Unknown1) was born May 12, 1800 in Virginia, and died August 20, 1886 in Washington County, Va. He married (1) First John Phelps Wife Abt. 1825. She was born Aft. 1800, and died Bef. 1855. He married (2) Mary Margaret Mann February 09, 1854 in Washington Co, Virginia, daughter of Charles Mann and Lieucinda Giles. She was born January 10, 1829 in Campbell County, VA, and died August 07, 1883 in Washington County, Va.

Notes for John Phelps:

John Phelps may have had more children from his first marriage but they were either already dead by the time he wrote his will in 1885 or he chose to leave them out.

According to the 1880 census, he was born in Virginia but his parents both came from North Carolina.

 

Child of John Phelps and First Wife is:

+ 2 i. Mary Jane4 Phelps, born December 25, 1826; died December 23, 1920.

 

Children of John Phelps and Mary Mann are:

+ 3 i. Louzana4 Phelps, born 1855 in Washington County, Va.

+ 4 ii. William R. Phelps, born 1857 in Washington County, Va.

+ 5 iii. Martha W. Phelps, born August 02, 1858 in Washington County, Va; died October 10, 1937.

+ 6 iv. Myra Finan "Phiny" Phelps, born March 31, 1860 in Washington County, Va; died June 06, 1946 in Washington County, VA.

+ 7 v. Ida Frances Phelps, born December 24, 1864 in Washington County, Va; died October 13, 1916 in Home of Iona Branch Gander.

+ 8 vi. Evangeline Bell Phelps, born 1868 in Washington County, Va; died December 25, 1927 in Washington County, Va.

+ 9 vii. Palestine L. Phelps, born 1868 in Washington County, Va; died in Washington County, Va.

 

Generation No. 2

 

2. Mary Jane4 Phelps (John3, Samuel2, Unknown1) was born December 25, 1826, and died December 23, 1920. She married George Washington Kestner, son of John Kestner and Mary Gobble. He was born February 12, 1823, and died February 22, 1894.

 

Children of Mary Phelps and George Kestner are:

10 i. David5 Kestner, born 1846.

11 ii. John Phelps Kestner, born 1848; died 1929. He married Mary Catherine Counts December 27, 1874 in Washington Co, Virginia; born October 21, 1850; died October 29, 1895.

12 iii. William H. Kestner, born 1850. He married Mary E. Dickenson November 1872 in Washington Co, Virginia; born 1850.

13 iv. Newton Kestner, born 1852.

14 v. Mary Kestner, born 1856.

15 vi. Matilda Jane Kestner, born 1861. She married William Moorefield October 21, 1875 in Washington Co, Virginia; born 1855.

16 vii. Emmaritta Kestner, born November 13, 1843; died February 13, 1911. She married Isaiah Samuel Cumbo December 27, 1860 in Washington Co, Virginia; born February 25, 1840 in Russell County, Virginia; died October 19, 1914.

 

3. Louzana4 Phelps (John3, Samuel2, Unknown1) was born 1855 in Washington County, Va. She married Joseph H. Mann February 24, 1874 in Washington Co, Virginia, son of Henry Mann and Susannah Hayter. He was born June 13, 1854 in Washington County, VA.

 

Children of Louzana Phelps and Joseph Mann are:

17 i. Lester5 Mann.

18 ii. Nina Mann.

 

4. William R.4 Phelps (John3, Samuel2, Unknown1) was born 1857 in Washington County, Va. He married Louisa Frances Kestner August 16, 1877 in Washington Co, Virginia, daughter of John Kestner and Matilda Gobble. She was born March 12, 1859 in Washington County, Va.

 

Children of William Phelps and Louisa Kestner are:

19 i. Josephine5 Phelps, born 1877.

20 ii. Scottie M. Phelps, born 1880.

21 iii. Victor Ivan Phelps, born July 1882. He married Iona Hope Branch November 02, 1901 in Keokuk, Iowa; born September 25, 1885 in Holston, Washington Co., Virginia; died November 12, 1976 in St. Elizabeth Hospital, Hannibal, MO.

22 iv. Clyde Phelps, born 1888; died 1989. He married Glenna J. Unknown; born 1892; died 1972.

23 v. Cora Phelps, born Aft. 1880.

24 vi. Jess Phelps, born May 1894.

 

5. Martha W.4 Phelps (John3, Samuel2, Unknown1) was born August 02, 1858 in Washington County, Va, and died October 10, 1937. She married James T. Martin. He was born August 03, 1846, and died April 03, 1908.

 

Children of Martha Phelps and James Martin are:

25 i. Baby5 Martin, born September 10, 1891; died September 10, 1891.

26 ii. James T. Martin, born September 22, 1892; died January 22, 1938. He married Dulcie Rose Hobbs; born December 18, 1898; died October 07, 1916.

27 iii. W. M. Martin.

28 iv. C. G. Martin.

29 v. Ida L. Martin. She married Unknown Wagner.

30 vi. Charles O. Martin.

 

6. Myra Finan "Phiny"4 Phelps (John3, Samuel2, Unknown1) was born March 31, 1860 in Washington County, Va, and died June 06, 1946 in Washington County, VA. She married Unknown Phelps.

Child of Myra Phelps and Unknown Phelps is:

31 i. William E5 Phelps, born July 16, 1891; died May 10, 1961. He married Mamie Clapp October 13, 1913 in Washington Co, Virginia; born Abt. 1891.

 

7. Ida Frances4 Phelps (John3, Samuel2, Unknown1) was born December 24, 1864 in Washington County, Va, and died October 13, 1916 in Home of Iona Branch Gander. She married Alfred Alexander Branch Abt. 1883 in Washington Co, Virginia, son of Nelson Branch and Nancy Meredith. He was born September 11, 1856 in Pulaski County, VA, and died April 09, 1900 in Marion County, Mo.

 

Children of Ida Phelps and Alfred Branch are:

32 i. Iona Hope5 Branch, born September 25, 1885 in Holston, Washington Co., Virginia; died November 12, 1976 in St. Elizabeth Hospital, Hannibal, MO. She married (1) Victor Ivan Phelps November 02, 1901 in Keokuk, Iowa; born July 1882. She married (2) Harvey Smithton Gander February 23, 1909 in Monroe City, MO; born July 24, 1881 in Holden, Johnson County, MO; died January 04, 1968 in his home, Marion County, Mo.

33 ii. Samuel Thomas Branch, born October 05, 1887 in Washington County, Va; died March 10, 1975 in Monroe City, Missouri. He married Della Cora Pendleton February 04, 1911 in Bristol, Virginia; born January 24, 1891 in Washington County, Va; died March 1977 in Monroe City, Missouri.

34 iii. Fairy Caldona Branch, born December 05, 1889 in Vilas, Baca County, Colorado; died September 22, 1968 in Monroe City, Missouri. She married Denton R. Pendleton; born July 03, 1894; died July 23, 1968 in Hunnewell, Missouri.

35 iv. William Robert Lee Branch, born June 19, 1894 in Marion County, Mo; died April 28, 1962 in Bardolph, Illinois on river bank while fishing. He married Hazel Dell McGee 1917; born July 09, 1897; died December 1975.

36 v. James Alfred Branch, born June 06, 1896 in Marion County, Mo; died January 1974 in Macomb, Illinois.

 

8. Evangeline Bell4 Phelps (John3, Samuel2, Unknown1) was born 1868 in Washington County, Va, and died December 25, 1927 in Washington County, Va. She married William Samuel Newton Davis November 10, 1884 in Washington Co, Virginia, son of Charles Davis and Jane Unknown. He was born November 15, 1859 in Russell County, Virginia, and died April 18, 1939 in Holston, Washington Co., Virginia.

Notes for Evangeline Bell Phelps:

Identical twin to Palestine.

 

Children of Evangeline Phelps and William Davis are:

37 i. John5 Davis, born Abt. 1887.

38 ii. Jim Davis, born Abt. 1890.

39 iii. Ruby L. Davis, born 1892.

40 iv. Pearl J. Davis, born 1900.

41 v. Gladys Davis, born 1902. She married Raymond Cumbow.

42 vi. Ida Blanche Davis, born 1904.

43 vii. Florence Davis, born Aft. 1910.

 

9. Palestine L.4 Phelps (John3, Samuel2, Unknown1) was born 1868 in Washington County, Va, and died in Washington County, Va. She married John J. Scott, Jr Abt. 1886, son of John Scott and Patsy. He was born 1850 in Washington County, Va.

Notes for Palestine L. Phelps:

Identical twin to Evangeline.

 

Child of Palestine Phelps and John Scott is:

44 i. Gertrude5 Scott, born Abt. 1890.

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