Name: Martin Van Buren Phipps
Change Date: 14 SEP 2013
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
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.
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.
Father: John Phipps b: 08 NOV 1806 in Scrubgrass Township, Venango, PA
Mother: Barbara Kelse Hoffman b: 02 DEC 1809 in Irwin Township, Venango, PA
Elizabeth Hoffman b: 24 OCT 1849 in Irwin Township, Venango, PA
- Ettey Elizabeth Phipps
- Van Lewis Phipps b: 24 DEC 1875 in Venango, PA
- Walter Cassidy Phipps b: 01 OCT 1877 in PA
- Clarence Floyd Phipps b: 14 NOV 1879 in Irwin Township, Venango, PA
- Sarah M. Phipps b: 07 FEB 1886
- James Lowry Phipps b: 06 AUG 1890 in Venango, PA
Emily C. Karnes b: 04 OCT 1844
- Ann Phipps b: 11 MAY 1864 in Irwin Township, Venango, PA
- Henry McClelland Phipps b: 20 JAN 1866 in Irwin Township, Venango, PA
- John H Phipps b: 03 FEB 1868 in Wesley, Venango, PA
- Mary Viola Phipps b: 23 MAR 1870 in Irwin Township, Venango, PA
- Cyrus Addison Phipps b: 20 NOV 1871 in Irwin Township, Venango, PA