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David Phippen

Also Known As: "Phippeny", "Pippin"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Melcomb Regis, Dorset, England
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Old Burying Ground, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Phippen; Robert Phippen; Cecilie Phippen and Cecily Phippen
Husband of Sarah Phippen and Sarah Hull
Father of Rebecca Vickery; Thomas Phippen; Judith Heyward Simonds; Gamaliel Phippen; Robert Phippen and 5 others
Brother of Owen Fitzpen (Phippen); George Phippen; Robert Phippen, Jr. and Cecily Reynolds

Occupation: Married 1617, came to America on the 'Recovery of London', Artisan, Farmer
Managed by: Private User
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About David Phippen

Born by about 1590 (based on estimated date of marriage), son of Robert Phippen of Weymouth, Dorset (in his will of 20 July 1650, "George Fitzpen alias Phippen" included a bequest to "my brother David Phippen in New England;" the 1620 Herald's Visitation for Cornwall includes a pedigree for "Fitzpen alias Phippen of Truro" signed by the same George Fitzpen alias Phippen who was the testator of 1650 and showing that George and David were sons of Robert of Weymouth, Dorset.

Aa artisan from Weymouth, Dorset who came to Massachusetts Bay in 1634 on the "Recovery" (on 31 March 1634, "Davide Phippen" appears on the passenger list of the Recovery, preparing to sail for New England from Weymouth, Dorset).

First settled in Hingham; moved to Boston in 1641. Died between 7 February 1649[/50?] (date of deed) and 31 October 1650 (probate of will).

Married by about 1615, Sarah _____. She married (2) after 11 July 1654 GEORGE HULL {1632, Dorchester}. She died shortly before 25 August 1659 (date of inventory).

On 13 September 1642, six men witnessed a deed made in New England by JOHN SIBLEY {1634, Salem} regarding land he had held in Bradpole, Dorset [Aspinwall 162-63]. The last three of these witnesses were "Raph Sprage [of] Forington, David Phippeni of Weymouth, Nicholas Upsall of Dorchester." RALPH SPRAGUE {1629, Charlestown} was from Fordington St. George, Dorset. NICHOLAS UPSALL {1630, Dorchester} was from Dorchester, Dorset. In the act of witnessing, David Phippen was identifying his English parish of origin. -------------------- Born 1585 in Weymouth, Dorsetshire, England and died October 31, 1650 in Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

He married Sarah Pinckney who was born 1574 in Weymouth, Dorsetshire, England. They married 1617 in Melcombe, Regis, Dorsetshire, England.

Children born in England

  1. Joseph born circa 1617 in Weymouth, Dorsetshire, England
  2. Rebecca m George Vickery
  3. Benjamin Resided at Boston
  4. Gamaliel Resided at Boston
  5. Sarah m before Nov 1650 Thomas Yeo of Boston
  6. George prob lived at Hull

Children born after he came over

  1. John July 1637 d in infancy
  2. John July 1640 d same month

He was the son of Robert, "who came not over," and was born in County Dorset, England, and came to Hingham, Massachusetts, as early as 1635, with wife Sarah, and six children. He had a grant of land there at the time lots were drawn, September 18, 1635, and was made a freeman in 1636-37. He remained in Hingham only a few years before removing to Boston, where he died before October 31, 1650, at which time his will was probated. In this he gives to wife Sarah, "the house I now dwell in, there being an hundred foot taken out of the higher end of it (westward) and what shall remain shall belong to the house given to my wife." Three house lots were appointed, for sons, Benjamin, Gamaliel, and George. He also mentions "my son-in-law, Thomas Yeo; and son, George Vickers." His son, Joseph, joint executor with his wife. On October 24, 1652, Sarah Phippeny of Boston, widow of David Phippeny late of Hingham, deceased, and her son, Joseph Phippeny, also of Boston, sell to Thomas Baxter of Hingham, dower house, orchards and lands in Hingham, including four acres of marsh meadow lying on both sides of the brook in the home meadow."David received a grant of five acres in Hingham, Massachusetts, on 18 Sep 1635, when the first lots were drawn, and was made a freeman, 3 Mar 1635/6. He removed to Boston about 1641, being admitted and granted a house lot on 27 Sep 1641. On 28 Apr 1645, David was granted liberty of wharfing near the Milne Creek in Boston, and he was chosen Constable on 13 Mar 1646/7.

David died before 31 Oct 1650 in Suffolk County, when his will was proved. He gave to wife Sarah, his dwelling house and shop; provided lots for Benjamin, Gamaliel, and George; named son-in-law Thomas Yeo; son George Vickary; wife and son Joseph Phippen to be executors; and mentioned land in Hingham.

David had a grant of land in Hingham at the time the first lots were drawn Sept 18, 1635. His lot which contained five acres was situated on Town North St and was near the spot upon which now stands St Paul's Catholic Church. He was from Weymouth or Melcombe Regis in Dorset Co Eng and son of Robert Phippen. His wife Sarah and their six children came here with him. Freeman 1635/36. He remained in Hingham but a few years removing with his family to Boston where he died before 31 Oct 1650 when his will was proved Oct 24 1652. Sarah Phippeny of Boston widow of David Phippeny late of Hingham deceased and her son Joseph Phippeny also of Boston sell to Thomas Thaxter of Hingham weaver dw house orchards and lands in Hingham including four acres of marsh meadow lying on both sides of the brook in the home meadow etc.

Sources

History of the Town of Hingham Vol. III by Thomas Tracy Bouvé, Edward Tracy Bouvé, John Davis Long, Walter Lincoln Bouvé, Francis Henry Lincoln, George Lincoln, Edmund Hersey, Fearing Burr, Charles Winfield Scott Seymour. 1893, page 112

-------------------- David Phippen came to America in 1634 on the "Recovery of London" .The Recovery sailed from Weymouth , March 31 1633 arriving in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

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David Phippen's Timeline

1585
1585
Melcomb Regis, Dorset, England
1617
1617
Age 32
Of Melcombe, Reges, Drstsh, England
1617
- 1617
Age 32
Melcombe Regis, Dorset, United Kingdom, England
1618
1618
Age 33
Weymouth, Dorsetshire, England
1619
1619
Age 34
Wedmore, Hampshire, England
1620
1620
Age 35
Weymouth, Dorset , England
1623
1623
Age 38
Weymouth, Dorsetshire, England
1625
1625
Age 40
Weymouth, Dorsetshire, England
1625
Age 40
Weymouth, Dorsetshire, England
1628
1628
Age 43
Weymouth, Dorsetshire, England