|66. Ezekiel Barber Phillips (19) was born on Aug 2 1793(4) in Exeter, RI.(20)
Ezekiel was in his 60s by the time of his third and final marriage to Martha Tanner-Saunders. He had one son, Ezekiel W (age 6), by a previous marriage and went on to have 2 daughters with Martha. Including her daughter Emily (aged 1), by prior marriage, it was quite a household by the time the 1860 census.
Ezekiel died on April 30th, 1865. He is buried in the Phillips Lot in Richmond Rhode Island off of Punchbowl Trail.*
67. Martha Maria Tanner was born on Oct 31 1822 (Wow, Halloween Birthday) in Rhode Island.
MARTHA MARIA, Elias, William, Abel, Nathan. William; dau. of Elias (63) and Lucinda (Johnson) Tanner, b. Oct. 31, 1822; m. 1st, Jan. 29, 1853, Daniel Saunders, who d. Mar. 24, 1854. Ch, Emily Fenner, b. Dec. 21, 1853; d. Sept. 2, 1870, a beautiful young woman ; resi , Woodville, R. I. Mr. Saunders was a manufacturer of cloth. M. 2d Ezekiel Barber Phillips, Sept. 30, 1855 ; he d. Apr. 30, 1865 ; resi., Wilbur Hill, Richmond, R. I. ; merchant, &c.
she d. Mar. 6, 1906;
Ezekiel a farmer aged 67 and his wife had a blended family in 1860. Ezekiel W. was 11 at that point and Emily Saunders was 6. Penelope and Martha M (jr) were 4 and 2 respectively. Ezekiel owned a farm worth approx $4600.
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Rev.George C. Tanner, D. D.. William Tanner,Sr. Of South Kingstown, Rhode Island And His Desdendants In Four Parts. Published By The Author In 1910.
*The Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Transcription Project Index