James Isaac PHILPOT Susan T UXOR Mini tree diagram

Leander Jackson PHILPOT2,1

25th Dec 18782,1 - 3rd Feb 19581

Life History

25th Dec 1878

Born in Polk County, Arkansas.2,1

about 1901

Resident Moved from Polk County, Arkansas and lived in and around Ada till hisdeath in Ada, Pontotoc, Oklahoma.1

3rd Feb 1958

Died in Ada, Pontotoc, Oklahoma.1

after 3rd Feb 1958

Buried in Rosedale Cemetery, Ada, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma.1


  • The 1880 census names Leander Levi J.  He is reproted as age 1,matching Leander's birth informaiton from his grave dates, born 28 Dec1878.  But other sources report him as Leander Jackson.

    1880 Federal Census, Polk County, Arkansas, 13 June, District 131,page 15 (scan 565C), Hse/Fam #127
    Philpot, James I  W M 25 Head Farmer MS NC GA [b abt 1855]
    Philpot, Susan T  W F 26 Wife Keeping House GA GA GA [b abt 1854]
    Philpot, Eveline W F 2 Dau AR GA GA
    Philpot, Levi J  W M 1 Son AR GA GA

    The extensive family detail on Leander's memorial on Find a Gravereports that Leander was the son of Dr James Isaac Philpot (motherunnamed).  This James Isaac Philpot was the son of Jesse RobertPhilpot and Jemima Deason, and was born in Georgia or Tennessee,according to various reports and records.  Int he 1880 census  forPolk County, Arkansas, a child matching Leander is reported as Levi J,age 1.  His father 25 years old, and thus born about 1855.  In thecensus his mother's name is Susan T.  Genealogies ( have seen do nothave her maiden name.

    Note that there is another James Isaac Philpot, was born in about1864, the son of Joseph W Philpot and Mary Bennett.

    Leander Jackson Philpot
    Birth Dec. 28, 1878 [note the memorial has 28 Dec even though thegrave photo posted there says 25 Dec.]
    Death Feb. 2, 1958

    LEANDER JACKSON "Lee" PHILPOT of 604 West Twenty-second, Ada,Oklahoma,was born December 25, 1878 in Polk County, Arkansas and died at theage of 80 on February 3, 1958 at Ada,Oklahoma. He was interred inRosedale Cemetery. Pall bearers were; Clyde Meeks, Clive Robertson,Shed Blanchard, Lee Parker, Henry Maxwell, and P.A. Allen. Leander'sdescription from his September 12, 1918 World War I Draft RegistrationCard was; medium build, blue eyes, brown hair.

    Leander was the s/o Dr. James Isaac Philpot [mother not named] andbrother of;
    Eveline V., L.C., Viola Mae, Dollie A., Robert Francis, Nellie Estherand Lona Mae Philpot.

    Leander was the father of;
    1. Myrtle Lee Philpot Bates,Stockton, California
    2. Barney Jackson Philpot, Ada, Oklahoma
    3. Reuben Lee Philpot, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    4. Minnie May Philpot Thomas, Stockton, California
    5. Billie Philpot Choate, Sunnyvale, California.
    6. Pauline Philpot Griffin, Hobbs, New Mexico

    Leander came to Oklahoma in 1901 from Polk County, Arkansas and hadlived in and around Ada since. Lee married in 1901 his first wife IDAMAY BASLEY born in Caddo, Indian Territory in 1884.

    Leander married

    His third wife was LEONA S. THARP. He was living at 604 W 22nd Streetin Ada, Oklahoma at the time of his death. Leander was survived by hiswife LEONA S. THARP* of Texico, New Mexico, 4 daughters, 3 sons, 4sisters, 18 grand children and 19 great grand children.

    (*Obituary from Ada Evening News March 29, 1970 states that LEONA S.PHILPOT died at age 87 at Ada Nursing Home. She was born in Limestone,Texas July 16, 1882
    d/o Daniel D. and Mary Jane (Hall) Tharp. She was a member of theChurch of Christ.
    She was survived by 4 grand children, Jerry Allen of Ada, Oklahoma,Freddie Kenneth Allen, U.S. Navy based at San Diego, Reba Hazday andNina Sue Stephens both of Ada.)

    Burial Rosedale Cemetery, Ada, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma

    Created by Loye Philpott Roach Feb 11, 2008
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #24556192,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Philpot&GSiman=1&GScid=99408&GRid=24556192&


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