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Wharton J. Green (Wharton Jackson), 1831-1910
Recollections and Reflections: An Auto of Half a Century and More.
[Raleigh, N.C.]: Edwards and Broughton Printing Company, 1906.

The residence of my great grandfather, Joseph Phillips, six miles form Nashville, Tenn., which he settled and built in 1791. He and his wife having traveled from Edgecombe County, North Carolina, the seat of their respective families by wagon and located this spot which is still owned by one of their granddaughters, Mrs. Margaret Polk. Their progeny to-day by close computation numbering between four and five hundred.

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