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Philip King

Birthplace: Weymouth, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: Died in Taunton, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Goodman John King, of Weymouth and Mary King
Husband of Judith King
Father of Esther Williams; John King; Mary Leonard; Elizabeth Richmond; Abigail Paddleford and 7 others
Brother of John King; Mary Chapin (King); Samuel King, Sr.; Abigail King; Edward King and 2 others

Occupation: Ensign
Managed by: Leland Bond-Upson
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About Captain Philip King

Captain Philip King, son of John of Weymouth

  • Birth: unknown (circa 1645)
  • Death: Dec. 26, 1710
  • Taunton
  • Bristol County
  • Massachusetts, USA


Information supporting birth of Philip (birth c.1645) at Weymouth, Suffolk County

"John King, who settled prior to 1640 in that part of the Weymouth, Massachusetts" from "American Biography: A New Cyclopedia, Volume 6" edited by William Richard Cutter

John King, Sr., was a resident of Weymouth from 1639 to 1669. Philip, b. at Weymouth, near 1645. "History of Weymouth, MA Vol. 3 (1928) pages 349 to 352"

Children of John and Mary King:

       1) John, jr.,2 received grants 14 Dec. 1663.
       2) Samuel, marriageable, 17 Sept. 1658.
       3) Mary, b. at Weymouth, 15 June, 1639; m. there 30 Nov. 1658,
          Josiah Chapin of Braintree and Mendon; d. 30 May, 1676.
       4) Abigail, b. at Weymouth, 14 Mar. 1641.
       5) Philip, b. at Weymouth, near 1645.

"History of Weymouth, MA Vol. 3 (1928) pages 349 to 352"

Phillip, Ens. 1645


Family links:

* Judith Whitman King (1643 - 1711)


  • Mount Pleasant Cemetery
  • Taunton
  • Bristol County
  • Massachusetts, USA

  • Created by: Lydia Cobb-Quequechan Ch...
  • Record added: Jun 21, 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 71727123

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Children of Philip King and Judith Whitman King: Elizabeth born before 1680, m. Samuel Richmond Hannah born 15 Apr 1681 m. Jonathan Padelford Abigail born 1671 Esther born circa 1674 m. Stephen Williams Judith born 1690 m. Mr. Alden Experience born 1678 m. Nicholas White Mary born 18 May 1668 m. John Leonard John born 1681 m. Alice Dean Elijah born 1686 Johannah born circa 1682 m. John Alger Josiah born 1688 Lydia born 03 Mar 1688 m. (1) Nathaniel Rogers and (2) John Macomber --------------------------------

History of the Descendants of John Whitman of Weymouth, Mass

by Charles Farnam 1889

Judith was probably the youngest daughter of the Ancestor; she ma. prior to 1672 Philip King of Weymouth; there is a tradition that he settled first at Braintree, but in a deed dated March 1, 1672, he is referred to as being '* of Weymouth; in 1680 he purchased land in that part of Taunton now called Raynham and removed his family to that town ; he d. Dec. 26, 1710' ; his will, dated Jan. 2, 1706, probated May 7, 1711, mentions his wife Judith, to whom he gives the improvements upon his property.

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Birth: 1645 Weymouth Norfolk County Massachusetts, USA Death: Dec. 26, 1710 Taunton Bristol County Massachusetts, USA

"Phillip King, the first American ancestor of George Washington King, of Raynham, emigrated from England in company with a brother, Cyrus, and settled at Braintree some time prior to 1680. He came to Raynham, then Taunton, bought land, built a house, and became a permanent settler. The deed of sale to him of this land bears date 1680. He married Judith, daughter of Rev. William Whitman of Milton. He was a man of high character, courage, and decision, and was well adapted to be a leader in the pioneer days. He was a man of sterling honesty, and won the love of the Indians by his just dealings, and, during all the troublous times of Indian warfare, was never molested by them, nor his, property injured. He was captain, and, probably, a deputy to Plymouth. A large number attended his funeral, which was conducted with military honors. He had seven children." History of Bristol County


Burial: Neck O Land Cemetery Taunton Bristol County Massachusetts,


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Captain Philip King's Timeline

Weymouth, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Age 22
Taunton, Plymouth Colony
Age 29
Weymouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Age 30
Taunton, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
May 18, 1676
Age 31
Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
Age 35
Taunton, Plymouth Colony
Age 35
Taunton, Plymouth Colony
April 14, 1681
Age 36
Taunton, Plymouth Colony
Age 37
Taunton, Plymouth Colony
Age 40
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts