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Laura Phillips

Laura Phillips
b. 9 September 1879, Shelburn, Sullivan County, Indiana, to Thomas Walter and Alice Ann (Coker) Phillips
d. 24 August 1956, Salem, Polk County, Oregon

m/1. 30 September 1899, Sullivan County, Indiana
Joseph Davison

m/2. 12 December 1901, Lyford, Parke County, Indiana
Preston Calvert Bugher
b. 4 July 1871, Delphi, Carroll County, Indiana, to Daniel P. and Mercy Monba (Lewis) Bugher
d. 21 August 1911, Salem, Marion County, Oregon

m/3. 1 December 1915, Salem, Marion County, Oregon
J. M. Martin

Children with Preston Calvert Bugher:

  • Hazel (1902-1986) married Marion Charles Andresen
  • Walter C. (b. 1908) married Pearl M. Patterson

Laura resided in Sullivan and Parke counties, Indiana. She emigrated from Indiana in 1907 to Keltner, Texas County, Oklahoma, and then, moved about 1909 to Salem, Marion County, Oregon.

Both her first and third marriages were dissolved.

Submitted by:
Mary Alice Janis
Tampa FL
E-mail: maj1932@yahoo.com

Joseph C Lewis

Joseph C Lewis
b. 1810, Canada

m. 3 March 1833, Carroll County, Indiana
Azzuba Munn
b. 1811, Ohio, probably to David and Tabitha (Frizell) Munn
d. before 1870

Children with Azzuba Munn:

  • Mercy Monba (b. 1833) married Daniel P. Bugher
  • Augusta (b. ca. 1834)
  • Emily (b. ca. 1840) married [–?–] Anderson
  • William (b. 1842)
  • JoAnn (b. ca. 1844)
  • Miron/Morris (b. ca. 1846)
  • Samuel E. (b. ca. 1848) married Isabel Davis
  • Juliann (b. 1850)
  • David (b. ca. 1853) married Isabel David
  • Alice (b. ca. 1857) married Francis M. Barron

Joseph lived in two Indiana counties, Carroll and Parke. He emigrated from Indiana in 1833 to Michigan, and moved by 1840 to the area that became Kendall County, Illinois, in 1841.

Joseph was a cooper while living at Oswego Township, Kendall County, Illinois. After her husband’s death, Azzuba returned to Indiana, where she is found in Parke County in the 1870 and 1880 censuses along with some of their children.

Submitted by:
Mary Alice Janis
Tampa FL
E-mail: maj1932@yahoo.com

Alice Ann Coker

Alice Ann Coker
b. 5 April 1860, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, to William and Mary (Beswick) Coker
d. 29 April 1946, Salem, Marion County, Oregon

m. 24 December 1878, Shelburn, Sullivan County, Indiana
Thomas Walter Phillips
b. 13 November 1857, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
d. 14 January 1910, Shelburn, Sullivan County, Indiana

Children with Thomas Walter Phillips:

  • Laura (1879–1956) married Preston Calvert Bugher
  • William P. (1882–1908) married Nora Ethel Aleman
  • Paul (1885–1905)

Ann Alice was the seventh child of William and Mary Coker, who were emigrants from the Oldham area of Lancastershire County, England. Hers was a family of coal miners. She emigrated from Indiana about 1919 to Salem, Marion County, Oregon to be with her only surviving child.

Submitted by:
Mary Alice Janis
Tampa FL
E-mail: maj1932@yahoo.com

Preston C Bugher

Preston C Bugher
b. 4 July 1871, Carroll County, Indiana, to Daniel P. and Mercy Monba (Lewis) Bugher
d. 21 August 1911, Salem, Marion County, Oregon

m/1. 28 December 1893, Warren County, Indiana
Emma Stella Smith

m/2. 22 September 1898
Emma Stella Smith

m/3. 12 December 1901, Parke County, Indiana
Laura Phillips
b. 9 September 1879, Sullivan County, Indiana, to Thomas Walter and Alice Ann (Coker) Philips
d. 24 August 1956, Salem, Polk County, Oregon

Children with Laura Phillips:

  • Hazel (1902-1986) married Marion Charles Andresen
  • Walter C. (b. 1908) married Pearl M. Patterson

Both marriages to Emma Stella Smith were later dissolved.

About 1907, Preston and Laura moved to a claim in Texas County in the Oklahoma panhandle. Following a few years in a dugout on the claim and as operator of a livery stable in Guymon, Preston decided to move to the Willamette Valley in Oregon.

Following Preston’s death in 1911, his widow shipped his body back to Rosedale, Parke County, Indiana, for burial. Her plans were to return to Indiana to live, but after living in Indiana for a short time, she moved back to Oregon to raise her children.

Preston enlisted on 13 May 1898 and served as a private in Company K, 2nd U.S. Infantry, during the Spanish American War. He fought in four battles of Santiago in 1898 and was honorably discharged at Anniston, Alabama, on 16 January 1899.

Submitted by:
Mary Alice Janis
Tampa FL
E-mail: maj1932@yahoo.com