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James Phillips, Sr.

Birthplace: Taunton, Somerset, , England
Death: Died in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts
Cause of death: Killed in King Philip's War
Immediate Family:

Son of William Phillips of Taunton and Elizabeth (Parker) Phillips
Husband of Alice Hawkins; Mary Phillips and Alice Phillips
Father of James Phillips; Nathaniel Phillips; Seth Phillips; Ebenezer Phillips; Daniel Phillips and 7 others
Brother of Elizabeth Walker (Phillips); Mary Phillips; Benjamin PHILLIPS; Hannah Phillips; Grace Phillips and 5 others

Managed by: David P Himes
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About James Phillips, Sr.

James married Mary Richmond and had at least six children. He was one of the original purchasers of Taunton, MA, North Purchase in 1668. He was killed by Indians in 1676 during the King Philips War. His sons James, Seth and some of the other children were mentioned in the Letters of Administaration for his Will. In the Record Book, Town Records, Taunton, MA, I found a list of the children of James Phillips and one of those children was Seth Phillips who was born August 14, 1671. Seth married Abigail Unknown. I was not able to locate their marriage but I did find a record for the birth of their son Elisha in the Record Book, Town Records, Little Compton, RI, Page 12.



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James Phillips, Sr.'s Timeline

Taunton, Somerset, , England
February 11, 1650
Age 29
Crediton, Devon, , England
May 25, 1651
Age 30
Barnstaple, Devon, England
Age 32
Barnstaple, Devon, England
January 1, 1661
Age 40
Taunton, Plymouth Colony
January 1, 1661
Age 40
Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
Age 40
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
March 25, 1664
Age 43
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
March 17, 1667
Age 46
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
August 21, 1669
Age 48
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States