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Dorothy Phelps (James)

Birthplace: Tewksebury, Gloucester, England
Death: Died in Tewksbury, Gloucester, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry James and Bridgett James
Wife of William Phelps of Tewksbury
Mother of Mary (Marie) Phelps; Dorothy Phelps; Thomas Phelps; Edward Phelps; William Phelps, of Windsor, CT and 4 others
Sister of Elizabeth Bartholomew; Anne Rudyard and Martha Perrot

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About Dorothy Phelps

William Phelps, son of James and Joan Phelps (above), b. Tewkesbury, baptized 4th Aug., 1560, m. Dorothy (?).

"William Phelps was Baliff in Tewkesbury in 1607. Says Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Sept. 28th, 1611, administrations 1611 to 1614: "Commissioned to Dorothy Phelps, relict of William Phelps, late of Tewkesbury, deceased, to administer the goods and chattles of the said deceased." He probably died 1611. His wife, Dorothy, died 1613. They had been baptized in the Tewkesbury Abbey Church."

Children of William Phelps & Dorothy:

  1. Marie bpt. 23 Apr. 1508, Tewkesbury.
  2. Thomas bpt. 24 Jan. 1590, Tewkesbury. Two children. One son, John Phelps, during Charles I was sentenced to be "degraded and then taken to be drawn from the Tower to Tribune end imprisoned for life", but he fled to Switzerland and died in exile.
  3. Dorothy bpt. 29 Feb. 1595, Tewkesbury.
  4. William bpt. 19 Aug. 1599, Tewkesbury. (Phelps and Servin mistakenly believed that this William emigrated to Dorchester.)
  5. James bpt. 14 July 1601, Tewkesbury.
  6. Elizabeth bpt. 9 May 1603, Tewkesbury.
  7. George. There is no record of him in Tewkesbury.


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Dorothy Phelps's Timeline

April 1, 1562
Tewksebury, Gloucester, England
July 10, 1581
Age 19
Aston Juxta Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
July 10, 1581
Age 19
Aston Juxta Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 23
Tewkesbury, Gloucester, England
September 4, 1587
Age 25
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England
January 24, 1590
Age 27
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, UK
Age 31
Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England
February 28, 1595
Age 32
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, , England
Age 34
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
August 19, 1599
Age 37
Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom