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Phillips, John Jarvis
Cemetery: Old Palmdale Cemetery
AVGS ID: E-55a
Born: 7/14/1880
Franklin County, North Carolina
Died: 9/23/1920
Palmdale, Los Angeles County, California
Inscription: An Early Developer of Palmdale
Find A Grave: Find A Grave listing ID 10335128
FamilySearch: FamilySearch Person ID K8WV-4FR
Notes: Son of Little Berry Phillips and Rosanna C. Baker who are buried at the City Cemetery in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Married Ethel Lee Hogan on March 2, 1912 in Los Angeles. To this union were born Jarvis Berry and Elizabeth May Phillips. Elizabeth is also buried here at the old Palmdale Cemetery.

After the early death of her husband Ethel May (Hogan) Phillips re-married to John Clarence Lawrence, who then adopted Jarvis Berry Phillips. Ethel is buried at the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, Raleigh, North Carolina

Death Certificate Number 5503.

Obituary - The News and Observer (Raleigh, North Carolina), Friday, September 24, 1920, page 16


  • Headstone/marker
  • California Death Index
  • Obituary or article in the newspaper
  • Antelope Valley History, The Journal of the West Antelope Valley Historical Society, Leona Valley, Volume 3, No. 1, by Milt Stark and William H. DeWitt
  • U. S. Census
  • AVGS newsletter 'Prospector', Focus on Research articles, circa 1979
GPS coordinates:
Latitude: 34.55944829
Longitude: -118.09275153
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