Name: Phebe Emaline SANDERS
Given Name: Phebe Emaline
Birth: 20 May 1842 in Mud Creek, Jackson, Alabama, USA 1
Death: 12 Apr 1931 in Alhambra, Madison, Illinois, USA 1 2 2
Burial: 14 Apr 1931 Mundis Cemetery, Alhambra, Madison, Illinois 1
Lived with daughter in Alhambra, Illinois at time of death.
Change Date: 10 Sep 2006 at 01:00:00
Obituary: Mrs. Phebe Kingrey, daughter of Joseph and Deborah Sanders, was born at Mud Creek, Alabama, May 20, 1842 where her childhood days were spent. At the age of 17, she was converted and united with the Baptist Church, and has always lived a consistent Christian life.
On Aug. 31, 1860, she was united in marriage with Isham King. Near the close of the Civil War in 1864, she with her husband came to Ill. and settled on a farm 3 miles south of Alhambra where she spent the remainder of her life. To this union were born 5 children two of whom survive, Mrs. Anna Crabtree of Girard Ill. and Mrs. Lizzie Ryder of Syracuse, Kans. her husband, I.K. departed this life April 24, 1876.
On Oct. 14, 1880, she was again united in marriage with Charles W. Kingery who preceded her in death Jan 27, 1930. To this union was born one son who died in infancy and two daughters, Mrs. Laura McCain of Marine, Ill. and Mrs. Lottie Hoge of Alhambra, Ill. who survive her.
She enjoyed good health until recent years. About a year ago the infirmities of old age caused her to become bedfast. On Mar. 24, she suffered a paralytic stroke from which she never recovered. She departed this life Apr. 12, 1931 at the age of 88 yrs. 10 mo. and 22 days.
She leaves to mourn her demise beside her children 15 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.
Article that appeared in the local paper:
Mrs. Kingery of Alhambra is Dead-Died at Home of Daughter Near Alhambra on Sunday. Mrs. Phebe Kingery, died Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Willam Hoge, three miles south of Alhambra. Death was caused by old age. She had been bedfast for nearly a year. Mrs. Kingery was born in Alhambra (big x drawn on article by Elva Dixon and word wrong written over it) June 21, 1842. At the time of her death she had attained the age of 88 years, 10 months, and 22 days. Her maiden name was Phebe Sanders. She was the last of the fifteen children of the Sander family to die. She lived her entire life in that vicinity (another x and wrong drawn over last statement). Mrs. Kingery was twice marred. Her first marriage occurred in 1860 to Isham King. He preceded her in death a number of years ago. She was later married to Charles Kingery in 1880. He died in 1930. Four children survive her. They are, Mrs. Anna Crabtree, Girard, Ill., Mrs. Elizabeth Ryder, Syracuse, Kan., Mrs. Laura McCain, Marine and Mrs. Lottie Hoge of Alhambra, fifteen grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.....Interment will be made in the Mundis Cemetery.....(hand written at the bottom is "Born May 20, 1842 at Mud Creek, Jackson Co. Alabama. Came to Ill. near close of Civil War - 1846 when husband was wounded.")
New Orleans, La. 6-28-1918
Dear Mrs. Kingery
I sure was glad to hear from you again. Now I will try to explain to you But O dear my English is terrible. Now dear I think you are honest in returning here is a letter from Mash Sanders nicknamed But I see he said his name was Alfred Mash Head Sanders now you read it and see if you don't think it your father people. I hardly think I am mistaking Margret Bean is still living at Eagles Mill N.C. now dear I never like others to read letters sent to me But sure you are the dear women of our family Be sure you return it it help me out when we get a mix up.
Nathaniel Powell Sanders I must tell him the record he sent me he had it all mix up Now don't do like Uncle Mash mis\lDderstand I mean nothing but good Many times my English bad makes a person think different Now you don't let me wony you to much Uncle Mash was born in N.C. and is 90 years I sure have written some in Jackson Co, Ala All Levi Sanders family in sure nice men
I sure wish you see all my little chickens I canned a little made a success with my second batch of corn but the fIrst batch did not self seal we have a few fig trees. I put some Jellie and preserve up O my the trouble with sugar O dear don't think I am recking we have a nice little place and it keeps me going I want to send you some Rosa Montana a nice vine makes pretty pink flowers it to late now But you will have the seed not this letter Your brother John address is Hollis Okla But guess he is busy. Thomas Bailey father was Nimrod he was kown in Montgomery Co, N.C. as Honest rod, was so honest at his mill did you know of a Joseph called smiling Joe I am sure all these were the same if not my four years hard work is sure mix now this Joseph may have been Moses son but I hardly think I am almost sure I am on dIe right track. Well I owe you Nimrod record I think not this time Old E.S.is a fine old man writes the grandest letters and if you care to write him You sure will receive a nice letter his
present post office is Keller, Ga. Grandma Jacob Saunders lived with him her Nephew is the present Locky Simmons Senator I have a nice letter from him through Wade Saunders E.S. son at Fayetteville N.C. the grandest letter we ever read and several good writers said the same ofhis letters he, too married twice I am expecting a letter from the Historical Dept W .D.C. soon if good news I will quit this to much trouble when letters return well I must close for this time Love to you all.
Phebe Emaline Sanders was born in Mud Creek section of Kyles,
Father: Joseph SANDERS Jr. b: 1793 in , Randolph, North Carolina, USA
Mother: Deborah SAUNDERS b: 7 Mar 1803 in Randolph, North Carolina, USA
Isham KING b: 1 Feb 1839 in Alabama, USA
30 Aug 1860
in , Jackson, Alabama, USA 2 3 4 5
- Jesse A G KING b: 1 Jan 1865 in Alhambra, Madison, Illinois
- Anna Emeline KING b: 28 May 1867 in Alhambra, Madison, Illinois
- Mary Louisa Elizabeth KING b: 26 Nov 1869 in Alhambra, Madison, Illinois
- KING b: 5 May 1872 in ,, Illinois, USA
- Mathilda A KING b: 20 Jun 1874 in Alhambra, Madison, Illinois
Charles William KINGERY b: 20 Dec 1845 in , Cumberland, Illinois, USA
14 Oct 1880
in Grantfork, Illinois, USA 4
- John William Henry KINGERY b: 11 Dec 1881 in , Madison, Illinois, USA
- Laura Ellen KINGERY b: 3 Jul 1883 in Alhambra, Madison, Illinois, USA
- Phebe Charlotte "Lottie" KINGERY b: 25 Jun 1885 in , Madison, Illinois, USA
- Title: Death Certificate
- Title: Don Schaefer
- Title: Obituary of Phebe Kingery, 1842-1931
- Title: Pension correspondence with Washington D.C., Department of the Interior
- Title: Alabama Marriages, 1800-1920