BECK PHILLIPS, FRANCIS "FANNY" JANE - Yell County, Arkansas | FRANCIS "FANNY" JANE BECK PHILLIPS - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Francis "Fanny" Jane BECK PHILLIPS

Bata Mill Cemetery
Yell County,
Arkansas

May 12, 1838 - May 14, 1873
Daughter of Jacob Beck and Nancy Gallimore Beck
Wife of William Pickney Phillips who is buried in the Bearley Cemetery, Yell County, Arkansas.

Children - Eliza Ruemma Phillips Bagwell (1856 - 1889) She and her husband are buried in this cemetery.
William Washington Phillips (1863 - 1947)He
is buried in Rosedale Cemetery in Ada, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma.

The Story Of Francis "Fanny" Jane Beck Phillips
"When Francis "Fanny" Jane Beck Phillips Was
Buried In An Unmarked Grave In The Bata Mill Cemetery in Yell County, Arkansas on May 14,1873, a vast Amount Of German Lutheran and Freewill Baptist Heritage Was Buried With Her. Fanny Janes' Great-Great-Grandfather Was Daywalt Beck. He with Other German emigrants, left their native Germany For Rotterdam, Holland In search Of passage To The American Colonies. The ships at Rotterdam did not carry passengers. The group left Rotterdam for Cowes, England, located On The Isle Of Wright, In order to take passage to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was here they boarded the ship Phoenix under the command of Captain John Mason. They arrived In The Port of Philadelphia in August, 1850.

Daywalt Beck and his family, that included wife Catherine and sons, Jacob and Phillip, settled in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. His name and other members of his family can be found in the Lehigh Zion's Lutheran Church Records.

About 1768, fhe Becks, with other Pennsylvania
Deutsch Families, left Northampton County, Pennsylvania for the Carolinas. They settled on Abbott's Creek in Rowan County, North Carolina. The oldest son, Jacob Beck married Mary Winkler, daughter of Ludwig Winkler. The of Jacob and his family can be found in The Evangelical Lutheran Congregation, Sandy Creek Meeting House.

John Beck, son Of Jacob and Mary Winkler Beck, was born October 17, 1777 on Abbott's Creek. In his late teens, he moved to Lincoln County, North Carolina. He married Jane Swearingem about 1800. Between 1894/1806, John and Jane Beck moved to what is now Swain County, North Carolina. They were among the first white families to settle on the Oconalufty River. They were the parents of nine children, including Jacob Beck born April 28, 1804. Jacob was Fanny Hanes Beck's Father.

The religion of rhe New Western North Carolina Frontier was Baptist. John and Jane Swearingem Beck and their two sons, Jacob and Samuel, were charter members of the Ocanalufty Baptist
Church. The Lutheran Faith was forever left in favor of several Baptist Churches in Western North Carolina by this Beck family.

A nearby neighbor, Asaph Gallimore, had two daughters. Jacob Beck married July, 1824 in Haywood County, North Carolina. John M Beck married Sarah Gallimore December 7,1835. Both Beck Brothers with their families, and also Asaph Gallimore moved to Henderson County, North Carolina. Jacob Beck became a deacon June 15, 1850.

Fanny Jane Beck married William P Phillips October 27,1853. On the Sabbath February 18, 1855, Fanny Jane Beck Phillips was received by experience into Ebenezer Baptist Church. On April 14,1855, William P Phillips embraced the opportunity and was received on a relation experience.

William P and Fanny Phillips prospered And raised a young family, consisting of seven children. The Phillips Family moved to Yell County, Arkansas about 1869. Fanny died May 14,1873 and was buried in an unmarked grave in the Bata Mill Cemetery. It is believed five if her children are buried there also.

Fanny's family stayed in Henderson County, North Carolina. Her brother, Silas, was killed during the Civil War. Another brother, Asa Beck, became a Baptist minister. Her Sis married John H Phillips and remained in the same area. Her parents, Jacob and Nancy Beck, were still living in 1880.

Much family heritage, from the Rhine River in Germany, where Davault Beck left as a young adult, and made his way to America to the Arkansas River that runs near the Bata Mill Cemetery, is resting there with Fanny Jane Beck Phillips."

Source: Story Of Fanny Jane Beck Phillips In Yell County, Arkansas Historical And Genealogical Association, Volume 14, No 1,1989. Submitted By Charlotte Phillips Boles, P O Box 544, Sundown, Texas, 79372 and Hollis N Phillips 7550-39th NE Seattle, Washington 98115 and Joyce Nell Beck Truitt, Texas 1933@aol.com 648 Majestic Hills Road, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401-8353 580 768-1977(2017)
Source: February 28, 1999 Received Download File From Mavis & Forrest Gailey Of Starke, North Carolina, Descendants Of Henry Jackson Beck And Mary Elmira Haynes.
Source: 11/23/1997
Robert & Erika Diaz, 166 Monte Lane, Jefferson Georgia 30548 Descendants Of Asa W Beck and Dial, Erika & Robert.
Source Articles Of Fanny Jane Beck Phillips: Can Be Found In The Swain County, NC Heritage; In The Ebenezer Baptist Church Minutes And In An Article In Yell County, Arkansas, Historical, & Genealogical Vol 14 No 1, 1989

Submitter By Joyce Nell Beck Truitt
Transcribed By Ira Sharp Dennis

Contributed on 11/4/17 by tootied
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