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  • ID: I2605
  • Name: William Phelps
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: BET 1590 AND 1596 in Crewkerne, Somerset, England
  • Death: 14 JUL 1672 in Windsor, Hartford, CT
  • Immigration: 1630 on "Mary and John"
  • Event: Freeman MAY 1631 Mass Bay Colony
  • Occupation: Civil officer
  • Note:
    William - b. 1590-1596, England; d. Jul. 14, 1672, Windsor, CT. George - b. about 1605, England; d. May 8, 1687, Westfield, MA. Came to America in the 'Mary & John' in 1630 with brothers William and Richard. Settled at Dorchester, MA, moving to Windsor, CT in 1635, and to Westfield, MA in 1670. George married first in 1637, Windsor, CT Phillury RANDALL (d. Apr. 29, 1648), daughter of Philip. He married second on Nov. 16, 1648 Frances (d. after George), widow of Joseph CLARK, and of Thomas DEWEY. Children of George and Phillury: Isaac married Ann GAYLORD; a child who died young; Capt. Abraham married Mary PINNEY; a child who died in infancy; Abigail died young; and Joseph married first Mary PORTER, and second Hester HOSFORD. Children of George and Frances: Jacob married Dorothy INGERSOLL; Sgt. John married Sarah BUCKLAND; and Nathaniel married Eunic
    Richard - b. about 1609, England. Came to America in the 'Mary & John' in 1630 with brothers William and Richard. Settled first at Dorchester, MA, and left for Barbados on Jun. 2, 1635.

    William and Mary (Dover) Phelps William PHELPS - b. 1590-1596, England; d. Jul. 14, 1672, Windsor, CT. Together with brothers George and Richard, he arrived at Dorchester in 1630 in the 'Mary & John.' Freeman application Oct. 19, 1630; juror Nov. 9, 1630; constable 1631; deputy 1634-1635. Moved to Windsor about 1636, where he was magistrate 1639-1647 and 1656-1662. Purchased land from the Indian, Sehat, Mar. 31, 1665. Married first in England about 1617, Mary (bur. Aug. 13, 1626, Crewkerne, Somerset, England), the mother of his first four children. William married second Nov. 14, 1626, Crewkerne, Somerset, England. [There is no supporting record that indicate that he married a third time. Any such record would be welcome.] Anne DOVER - d. Aug. 30, 1689, Windsor, CT - recorded as "Mrs. An Phelps died." A passenger on the 'Mary & John,' and first on the list of women members of the church at Dorchester.




    Marriage 1 Anna Dover

      Marriage 2 Mary Dover
      • Married: ABT 1617 in Tewksbury, Glochester, England
      Children
      1. Has Children Nathaniel Phelps b: 6 MAR 1623/24 in Crewkerne, Somerset, England
      2. Has No Children William Phelps b: 1618
      3. Has No Children Samuel Phelps b: 1621
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