Philip Hichborn (c.1768 - 1819) MP

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Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died
Occupation: Cooper, Barque Captain
Managed by: Erica Howton, (c)
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About Philip Hichborn

(VII) Philip Hichborn. son of Robert Hichborn (6), was born in Boston about 1768. He carried on a coopering business there, and when his father went to Stockton to build ships he became a partner and went to sea as captain of a barque. He had been south and had a cargo of flour returning, when the vessel was wrecked off the Jersey coast in 1815. He escaped with his life, however, and returned home, but died soon afterward. Eliza Hichborn was appointed administratrix January 11, 1819. He had married first, September 16, 1792, Betsey Hopkins, at Boston.


  • 1. Susan, died young.
  • 2. Eliza, died young.
  • 3. Alexander, was in the shipping trade at. Provincetown, Massachusetts; lost at sea.
  • 4. Eliza, born June 27, 1802; married Moses Pearson, of Haverhill. (See Pearson family).
  • 4. Philip, born in Boston. 1805; mentioned below. 5. Susan.
  • 6. Harriet.
  • 7. Sarah.


  1. New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation, Volume 2 (Google eBook) William Richard Cutter. Lewis historical publishing Company, 1913 - New England.  Page 772
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Capt. Philip Hichborn's Timeline

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
September 16, 1792
Age 24
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Age 37
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
January 11, 1819
Age 51