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     461.      iii.   Ida Belle Cross, born 1857, died between 1892 and 1900. She married Basil Manley Phifer, born August 1856, died 25 August 1928, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, buried Big Sandy.[1721] He was the son of James Phifer and Bethenia Harden Snead. Basil Phifer’s brother, Samuel, married Ida Belle’s sister, Annie Elizabeth Cross.

Basil M. Phifer lived in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, in 1900. His children, Edgar Phifer, born December 1889, and Annie Bell Phifer, born July 1892, lived with him. His mother and two sisters also lived with him in 1900: Bethenia H. Phifer, born February 1834; Belle Phifer, born November 1863; and Elnretta Phifer, born March 1859.[1722]

     462.      iv.   Thomas C. Cross, born 1859, died 1882, Clay County, Mississippi.

     463.       v.   Roberta J. Cross, born 1862

     464.      vi.   Annie Elizabeth Cross, born December 1864, married 21 March 1883, Clay County, Mississippi, to Samuel Ellis Phifer, born July 1850, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, died 8 May 1935, Tuscaloosa,[1723] son of James Phifer and Bethenia Harden Snead.

Samuel and Annie Phifer lived in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, in 1900. Children: Siddy K., born December 1883; Anny C., born May 1885; Conione, born July 1887; Samuel E., Jr., born July 1890; Ida May, born September 1894; Harden S., born November 1896; and Roberta E. Phifer, born September 1898.[1724]



[1721] Alabama Death Record. Basil Man… Phifer, died 25 August 1928, Tuscaloosa, male, white, age 72 years, widowed. Spouse: Ida Belle Phifer. Father: J. Phifer, born Henry County, Georgia. Mother: Bethenia Harden Sn…, born Tennessee. Occupation: hardware. Address: 23 Avenue & 9th Street. Burial: Big Sandy.

[1722] 1900 U.S. Census, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, S.D. 6, E.D. 129, Sheet 12A, Frierson. Phifer, Basel M., age 43, widow, born Ala. S.C. Tenn.; Edker, son, age 10, born Ala. Ala. Ala.; Aney Bell, dau., age 7; Bethenia H., mother, age 66, widow, born Tenn. Va. S.C., had had 8 children, 6 living; Belle, sister, age 36, widow, born Ala. S.C. Tenn.; Elnretta, sister, age 41, single. All white.

[1723] Alabama Death Record. Samuel Ellis Phifer, born Tuscaloosa, died 8 May 1935, Tuscaloosa. Parents: James Phifer, Bethenia S…, born Tennessee. Spouse: Annie Phifer. Male, white, age 84 years, married.

[1724] 1900 U.S. Census, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, S.D. 6, E.D. 129, Sheet 12A, Frierson. Phifer, Samuel E., age 49, mar 18 yrs., born Ala. Ga. Tenn.; Anney C., wife, age 35, mar 18 yrs., born Ala. Tenn. Ala., had had 7 children, 7 living; Siddy K., dau., age 16; Anny C., dau., age 15; Conione, dau., age 12; Samuel E. Jr., son, age 9; Ida May, dau., age 5; Harden S., son, age 3; Roberta E., dau., age 1. All white.

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