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John Phinney, II

Also Known As: "John Finney"
Birthplace: Plymouth, Plymouth, MA, USA
Death: Died in Eastham, Barnstable, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John "the Pilgrim" Phinney, Sr.; John Phinney; Christian Phinney and Christiana Phinney
Husband of Mary Phinney
Father of Jeremiah Phinney; Deacon John Phinney; Malatiah Phinney; Joseph Phinney, Sr.; Thomas Phinney and 12 others
Brother of Margaret Taylor and Thomas Phinney
Half brother of Jonathan Phinney; Robert Phinney; Hannah Morton; Elizabeth Finney; Josiah Finney and 2 others

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About John Phinney, II

John Phinney Jr. was the son of John Sr. and Christina Phinney. This John, Sr, with his brother Robert, sister Catherine and mother arrived from England prior to 1639.

John Jr. was the founder of the Barnstable line.

Through Mary (Rogers) Phinney, wife of John Jr. all the descendants of this marriage of Susannah and Ebenezer Phinney are also descended from Thomas Rogers who came to this country on the Mayflower. Thomas's son Joseph Rogers was the father of Mary Rogers.


John Phinney left a will on 19 April 1718 in Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts; bequests were as follows: After The Decease of my wife I Give to my Daughter Mary Eastland my best feather Bed and Coverlid and bolster and one pillow. All the Rest of my movable Estate I Give Equally to my Three Daughters vis: To Mary Eastland, Mercy Crocker and Reliance Morton. The Remainder of the Money Due To me from my son Ebenezer Phinney after my wife's Decease I Give Equally To my Seven sons vs: John Phinney, Joseph, Thomas, Ebenezer, Samuel, Benjamin and Jonathan Phinney. I Do Constitute . . . son John Phinney my onely and sole Executor. The signature was recorded as "John Phinney". The witnesses were: Moodey Russell, Martha Russell, James Paine. 



  1. Susan E. Roser, Mayflower Increasings.
  2. Westgate / Reeves, Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Family of Thomas Rogers.
  3. Clifford L Stott, "The Finney Family of Lenton, Nottinghamshire and Plymouth, Massachusetts", 148, 315.
  4. Howard Finney, Finney-Phinney Families in America; Descendants of John Finney of Plymouth and Barnstable, Mass., and Bristol, of Samuel Finney of Philadelphia, Pa., and of Robert Finney of New London, Pa.
  5. Records of Barnstable, Massachusetts, Dunkle, Robert J. (Transcriber), The New England Historic Genealogical Society, 101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116, 2001.
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John Phinney, II's Timeline

December 24, 1638
Plymouth, Plymouth, MA, USA
December 24, 1638
Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
July 31, 1653
Age 14
August 15, 1662
Age 23
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
August 10, 1664
Age 25
Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
Age 25
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May 5, 1665
Age 26
Barnstable, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
October 1666
Age 27
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
January 28, 1667
Age 28
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
January 1671
Age 32
Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA