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Joseph Phelps

Birthplace: Windsor, (Present Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of George Phelps, Sr. and Phillury Randall
Husband of Mary Phelps and Ester Phelps
Father of Sarah Porter Phelps; Capt. Joseph Phelps; Mindwell Horsford; Mary Porter Phelps; Esther Or Hester Hosford Phelps and 3 others
Brother of Capt. Isaac Phelps; Phelps; Phelps; Abraham Phelps, Capt.; Phelps and 1 other
Half brother of Jacob Phelps; Sgt. John Phelps and Nathaniel Phelps

Occupation: Captain
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About Joseph Phelps

Capt. Joseph Phelps1

  • b. 24 June 1647, d. 1695
  • Capt. Joseph Phelps was born on 24 June 1647 at Windsor, Hartford Co., CT.
  • He was the son of George Phelps and Phillury Randall.
  • Capt. Joseph Phelps married Mary Porter, daughter of John Porter II and Mary Stanley, on 26 June 1673.
  • Capt. Joseph Phelps married Hester Hosford circa 1688.
  • Capt. Joseph Phelps died in 1695.
  • Moved with his father to Westfield, Mass., and after the birth of his first child, or about 1676, he, with his father-in-law, John Porter, Jr., Samuel Grant, Samuel Rockwell, and Thomas Bissell, removed to the East side of the Great River and were the first settlers of East Windsor, or what is now south Windsor.
  • Married second Esther Hosford after the death of Mary Porter in 1682. All but his last child (Hester) were from his first wife.

Children of Joseph Phelps and Mary Porter

  1. Hannah Phelps was born 02 Feb 1669 in East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, died 27 Nov 1732 in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut.
  2. Mary Phelps was born 13 Jan 1674 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, died 03 Jan 1751 in Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut.

i# Sarah Phelps was born 04 Apr 1677 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, died 24 Nov 1712.

  1. Joseph Phelps was born either 13 Dec or 30 Dec 1678 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, died 03 Sep 1751 in East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.
  2. Mindwell Phelps was born 1682 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, died 03 Oct 1771 in Hebron, Tolland, Connecticut, married Obadiah Hosford 04 May 1705 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.

Child of Joseph Phelps and Esther Hosford is:

  1. Hester Phelps born 16 Feb 1692 in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.


  1. [S52] Henry R. Stiles History of Ancient Windsor II, Vol. II:Pgs. 593-4.
  2. [S135] Judge Oliver Seymour Phelps Phelps Family, page 1271.
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Joseph Phelps's Timeline

June 24, 1647
Windsor, (Present Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
July 11, 1647
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
July 11, 1647
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
April 4, 1667
Age 19
Windsor,Hartford Co,Connecticut
August 27, 1667
Age 20
June 26, 1673
Age 26
Windsor,Hartford Co,Connecticut
December 30, 1678
Age 31
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
January 1682
Age 34
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Age 40
Connecticut, United States
Age 42
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony