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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

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