Name: Martin Van Buren Phipps
Change Date: 14 SEP 2013
Born in Irwin Township, the son of Major John and Barbara Kelse Huffman Phipps. On August 6, 1863 he married Emily Karnes and they were the parents of Ann (Guiler), Henry McClellan, John, Mary Viola and Cyrus Addison Phipps.
Birth: 22 SEP 1838 in Irwin Township, Venango, PA
Death: 15 JAN 1918 in Irwin Township, Venango, PA
Burial: 18 JAN 1918 Old Log Cemetery, Barkeyville, Venango, PA
After the death of his first wife, he married Elizabeth Huffman, daughter of John Walter and Christena (Huffman) Huffman Jr on September 24, 1874. He and Elizabeth were the parents of Van Lewis, Walter Cassidy, Clarence Floyd, Sarah M. (Surrena), Ettley Elizabeth (Bailey) and James Lowry Phipps.
Martin V. Phipps...of Irwin township, veteran of Civil War, died from old age at his home on Tuesday, January 15, 1918, aged 79. Born September 22, 1838. Twice married, first being Miss Emily Karns, whom he married on August 6, 1863, and who died May 6 , 1873. Children of that first union that survive: H.M. of Toledo, John and C.A of Wesley. Two daughters Anna and Mary, preceded him in death. Married second to Miss Elizabeth Hoffman, who survives with the following children: V.L, C.F., J.L. and Mrs (Sarah) Lon Surrena, of Irwin township, W.C. of Smithfield, and Mrs. (Ettly) Elmer Bailey of Irwin township. Also 27 grandchildren and four great grandchildren survive. Services in Church of God, Barkeyville, by Rev. St Clair on January 18. Remains laid to rest in Log Grave yard...six eldest sons acted as pallbearers.