Jesse Robert PHILPOT Micajah PHILPOT James Marion PHILPOT Nancy Ann PHILPOT Seaborn Jesse PHILPOT Julia A MORGAN Sarah Elizabeth PHILPOT Thomas Henry PHILPOT Jemima Penina PHILPOT William Wilshire PHILPOT Lucinda PHILPOT Jemima DEASON Mini tree diagram

Reuben Jasper PHILPOT1,2,3,5,4,6,7

7th Jul 18401,2,3,4 - 19th Dec 19252,5,6

Life History

7th Jul 1840

Born in Lafayette County, Alabama.1,2,3,4

16th Mar 1865

Married Julia A MORGAN in Shelby County, Tennessee.7

19th Dec 1925

Died in Ft. Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas.2,5,6

23rd Dec 1925

Buried in Fort Smith National Cemetery, Sebastian, Fort Smith, Arkansas.2,5,6


  • 1850 Federal Census, Pontotoc County, Mississippi, 17 September, page83B, Hse/Fam #405
    Jesse R Philpot 39 M Farmer b Tenn
    Jemima Philpot 38 F b Georgia
    Reuben Philpot 9 M b Alabama

    1860 Federal Census, Calhoun County, Mississippi, 20 July, PO Erin,page 680, Hse #1014, Fam #1029
    Jesse R Philpot 50 M Farm Laborer $0 Real Estate #100 Personal born[birth unreadable]
    Jemima Philpot 49 F born GA
    Rubin Philpot 20 M Farm Laborer born [birth unreadable]

    Jasper's family was enuemrated twice, and in the later enumeration inSeptembet in neighboring Lafayette County, he was listed as Jasper.

    1860 Federal Census, Lafayette County, Mississippi, 24 September, POParis, page 1217, Hse/Fam #948
    Jesse Philpot 45 M Farmer $0 Real Estate #250 Personal born TN
    Mima Philpot 40 F born SC
    Jasper Philpot 18 M Laborer born MS
    Thomas Philpot 14 M born MS
    William Philpot 8 M born MS
    Elizabeth Philpot 16 F born MS [listed after William for some reason,eevn though older than Thomas]
    Penina Philpot 12 F born MS [also older than William]

    Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
    R Philpot
    Spouse Miss Julia A Morgan
    Marriage 16 Mar 1865 Shelby County

    U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962
    Reuben J Philpot
    Death Date 23 Dec 1925
    Buried:  Fort Smith National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Arkansas

    U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006
    Reuben J Philpot
    Service Info.: PVT US Army
    Death Date 23 Dec 1925
    Buried Ft. Smith National Cemetery, 522 Garland Avenue and South 6thSt Fort Smith , AR 72901, Section 1 Site 422

    Reuben Jasper Philpot
    Birth Jul. 7, 1840
    Death Dec. 19, 1925

    Reuben Jasper, 85 years old, civil war veteran, born July 10, 1840 anddied December 19, 1925 at the home of his daughter, Mary Jemima (Mrs.Wm H. Hughes), 1217 South Eleventh street in Ft. Smith. Funeralservices were held at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Hughes, Rev. F.H.Hook, pastor of the Dodson Avenue Methodist church officiating. Burialwas in Old Soldiers Cemetery (North Section 1 Site 422) in Ft Smith,Sebastion County, Arkansas.

    Reuben Jasper was born in Lafayette County, Alabama, the fifth childof Jesse Robert & Jemima (Deason) Philpot. He moved with his parentsto Mississippi at the age of five.
    He enlisted in the Civil War on Dec 30, 1863 in Company "A" 1stMississippi Mounted Rifles. (Pension #306,435) He moved to Egger, PolkCounty, Arkansas in August 1874.

    His wife was Julia Ann Morgan d/o John B. & Mary (Street) Morgan. Theywere the parents of the following children:
    1. Mary Jemima, born 1867/sp William H. Hughes
    2. Seaborn Thacker 1870/Alice Hampton Groves
    3. Martella 1872/Barner W. Harmon
    4. Sylvania E.1873/Isaac Garrett
    5. Cynthia Victoria 1877/Charles Franklin Garrett
    6. Albert Anderson 1881/Matilda Jane Miller
    7. Lily Belle 1882/ Porter M. Ford
    8. Carrie Martilla 1885/Hiram S. Hoover
    9. Will Dee 1887/Mandy Standridge
    10. Julia Emma 1890/Wm H. Standridge
    11. Sharpe Washington 1892/Bertha Jane Arella Dorough

    Reuben Jasper was survived by his wife, two brothers, Dr. Wm WilshirePhilpot and T.H. Philpot of Egger, (Cherry Hill,Ark., four sons, S.T.Philpot of Gerty, Okla., Alfred and William D. Philpot of Egger, andS.W. Philpot of McAlester, Okla.; three daughters, Mrs. W.H. Hughesand Mrs. Porter Ford, 1708 South Q street, of Fort Smith, and Mrs.Julia Standridge of Tishomingo, Okla.

    Reuben J. was a farmer by occupation, but had been retired for 15years. He was a member of the Cherry Hill Lodge of the F. and A.M.,and of the Methodist church at Egger.
    Funeral services were held at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Hughes,Rev. F.H. Hook, pastor of the Dodson Avenue Methodist churchofficiating. Burial was in Old soldiers Cemetery (North Section) in FtSmith, Sebastion County.

    Spouse Julia Ann Philpot (1851 - 1938)

    Martelia Harmon (1871 - 1907)
    Silvanda Garrett (1873 - 1920)
    Sinthia Victoria Philpot Garrett (1876 - 1921)
    Albert Anderson Philpot (1879 - 1955)
    Lillie Belle Philpot Ford (1882 - 1953)
    Will Dee Philpott (1887 - 1961)
    Sharpe W. Philpott (1892 - 1970)

    Burial Fort Smith National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Sebastian County,Arkansas,

    Created by Loye Philpott Roach Feb 02, 2008
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #24322967,


  • 1. 1850 Federal Census, Pontotoc County, Mississippi
    • 17 September, page 83B, Hse/Fam #405
  • 2. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 3. 1860 Federal Census, Calhoun County, Mississippi
    • 20 July, PO Erin, page 680, Hse #1014, Fam #1029
  • 4. 1860 Federal Census, Lafayette County, Mississippi
    • 24 September, PO Paris, page 1217, Hse/Fam #948
  • 5. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006
  • 6. U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962
  • 7. Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002

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