My name is Keith Phillips. Phillips family line that lived in Chatham County, NC. According to the 1850 Chatham County, NC Census, Joab Phillips was born about 1802 and married Nancy A. Shields. Their children were Elmodane, Nancy A., Lydia Jane, Susannah, Jeremiah, Elene, Margaret, and Finety. Jeremiah had Jerry Franklin Phillips, who had Jerry Hoyt Phillips, who had my grandfather Harold Dean Phillips. If you have any information on the ancestry of Joab Phillips or Nancy Shields or anyone listed on this query, please forward that information to me.