Historical Marker at the site of the Zephaniah Phillips house, Pass-a-Grille, Florida


George W. Phillips, 1804-1888

    Biographical sketch of George W. Phillips, 1804-1888

    Gravestone: George W. Phillips, 1804-1888

    Descent report for George W. Phillips, 1804-1888, 7 generations with index

Zephaniah Phillips, 1837-1903, son of George W. Phillips

    Biographical Sketch of Zephaniah Phillips, 1837-1903, of Harrisburg, Illinois, and St. Petersburg, Florida, and a photograph of the family

    Family Group Sheet for Zephaniah Phillips

    Marriage Record of Zephaniah Phillips and Mary E. Pierce, Harrisburg, Illinois, 1862

    Census information for Zephaniah Phillips

    Zephaniah Phillips' Military Service and Pension Applications

    Zephaniah Phillips' home, 1886, Pass-a-Grille, Florida

    Land Grant to Zephaniah Phillips, Pinellas County, Florida, 1890

    Zephaniah Phillips' boat, the Silver Moon, Pass-a-Grille, Florida

    Death certificate of Zephaniah Phillips

    Obituary of Zephaniah Phillips

    Death certificate of Mary E. Pierce Phillips

    Obituary of Mary Pierce Phillips Phillips

    Gravestone of Zephaniah Phillips


Children of Zephaniah Phillips and Mary E. Pierce

    Brief biographical sketches of the children of Zephaniah Phillips and Mary E. Pierce

    Obituary of Anna Phillips Heinkel, daughter of Zephaniah Phillips & Mary E. Pierce

    Gravesite of Zephaniah Phillips Jr., 1868-1957, son of Zephaniah Phillips & Mary E. Pierce1

    Gravesite of Mary Deisner Phillips, 1872-1957, wife of Zephaniah Phillips Jr.1

    Descendant report for the family of Mary Deisner, wife of Zephaniah Phillips Jr.

    Family picture: Zephaniah Phillips Jr., Mary Deisner, children and grandchildren

    Zephaniah Phillips Jr., Mary Deisner and their two children

    Telegram sent by Zephaniah Phillips Jr. at the death of his nephew, Albert Whitted, 1923

    Julia J. Phillips, 1870-1949, daughter of Zephaniah Phillips & Mary E. Pierce

    Obituary of Julia Phillips Whitted, daughter of Zephaniah Phillips & Mary E. Pierce

    Record of death of Ida May Phillips, daughter of Zephaniah Phillips & Mary E. Pierce




  1. Burials at Royal Palms Cemetery, St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida, are indexed at the GenWeb Archives website (http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/pinellas/cemetery/royal.txt), and were contributed by Lesleigh Laite Butts. Years of birth and death are the only information given for those indexed.



The historical marker can be found at the corner of 7th Ave. and Pass-A-Grille Way on Long Key, just west of St. Petersburg. The house was built in 1886 by Zephaniah Phillips, the first homesteader. The house in October 2004 was occupied by a couple who were kind enough to invite us inside to look around. Some parts of the house inside include the original woodwork. The photograph was taken in October, 2004, by Anne Field.



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Created 23 Nov 2004
Updated 25 May 2016
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