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Timothy Phelps

Also Known As: "William"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Windsor, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of William Phelps, of Windsor, CT and Anne Phelps
Husband of Mary Phelps
Father of Timothy Phelps, Jr; Mary Phelps; Cornelius Phelps; Capt. Joseph Phelps; Nathaniel Phelps and 8 others
Brother of Joseph Phelps, I; Mary Phelps; Sarah Phelps Wade and Mary Barber
Half brother of William Phelps, Jr; William Phelps, Ill, of Tewkesbury; Richard Phelps; Samuel Phelps; Unknown Son Phelps and 2 others

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About Lt. Timothy Phelps

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Timothy PHELPS

Timothy PHELPS was born on 1 Sep 1639 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT. (18744)(18745) (18746)(18747) He served in the military in 1707 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT. (18748)(18749)

  • He died in 1719 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT.(18750) (18751) (18752) He had an estate probated on 6 Oct 1719 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT.(18753) He served in the Queen Ann's War.(18754) *Parents: William PHELPS and Ann DOVER.
  • He was married to Mary GRISWOLD on 19 Mar 1661 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT.(18755) (18756)(18757) (18758)(18759)
  • Children were:
  1. Timothy PHELPS,
  2. Joseph PHELPS,
  3. William PHELPS,
  4. Cornelius PHELPS,
  5. Mary PHELPS,
  6. Samuel PHELPS,
  7. Nathaniel PHELPS,
  8. Sarah PHELPS,
  9. Abigail PHELPS,
  10. Hannah PHELPS,
  11. Ann PHELPS,
  12. Martha PHELPS.

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Left Windsor CT and helped to found Hebron,CT.

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Timothy resided in Windsor, Ct., on the old homestead, on land purchased by his father from the Indians. He was propounded Oct., 1663, and made a freeman 2d May, 1664. May, 1690, "Thos. Allen chosen and allowed Capt. of Tained Band in Windsor, and Timothy Phelps, Lieut., and are to be commissioned accordingly."

Military Service: 1690 Lieutenant

Military Service: 1696 Captain

Military Service: 1701 Served in Queen Ann's War

The History of the Early Phelps Family in Simsbury and Windsor: (URL:

http://family.phelpsinc.com/origins/early_phelps_windsor.htm):

Last Will and Testament of Mr. Timothy Phelps of Windsor, in the

County of Hartford and Colony of Connecticut in New England.

1n the name of God, Amen:

I, Timothy Phelps of Windsor, in the town, county and colony aforesaid

in New England, being very aged, and yet through the mercy of God

retaining a good measure of that understanding and memory that he hath

been pleased to bestow upon me, do make and ordain this to be my last

will and testa?ment: First, I commit my soul to God in Jesus Christ my

saviour and my body to the earth, to be decently entered. As for my

estate Real and personal, my just Debts and funeral expenses being

deducted and paid by my Ex", I will devise and bequeath as followeth.

Imprimis. I give, devise and bequeath all my estate what?soever, Both

Real and personal, To my three sons William, Cornelius, and Samuell to

have and to hold and Improve the same in trust for the use of my wife

during her natural life and after her decease my will is and I hereby

do give and de?vise all my houseing and Lands with the appurtenances,

To my sons Timothy Phelps, William Phelps, Cornelius Phelps, Samuel

Phelps, Nathl. Phelps and the heirs of Joseph Phelps, in the Room of

their father to be equally divided into Six Equal parts provided

always; and it is my will that they pay and make up to their Sisters

Sarah, Hannah, Ann and Mar?tha, my daughters or to their heirs and to

the heirs of my daughter Abigail deceased fourty eight pounds as money

apiece and my will is that what they have already received as entered

upon my book shall be reckoned as part of said sum and if my said sons

and the heirs of my son Joseph shall pay their sisters and their heirs

above mentioned in equal proportion except that the heirs of Joseph

shall pay four pounds more then an equal proportion and my son

Cornelius four pounds less then an equal proportion. And my will

further is that my wife shall have the free disposal of all her

wearing apparel at her decease and that my grandson Samuel Tiler shall

have half of that bequeathed to the heirs of my Daughter Abigail if he

liveth with me so long as I live or till he comes to the age of

eighteen years and I do hereby nominate and appoint my loving wife

Mary to be my executrix and my three sons Wil?liam, Cornelius and Sam'

to be my executors to this my last will and testament.

In witness whereof that this is my last will and Testament I ye sd

Timothy Phelps have hereto put my hand and seal this Second day of

March Anno Domini One thousand Seven hun?dred sixteen or seventeen.

his

Timothy X Phelps.

mark and a seal.

The said Timothy Phelps signed, sealed & declared this to be his last

will & Testament in presence of us.

John Mansfield, Thomas Moore.

And whereas I being aged and my wife so and not know?ing how long it

may please God to continue my life and not knowing what debts and

charge may Arise before I leave this world ivy will is that my sons

and my daughters & their heirs shall pay their equal parts and shares

of my debts and charges after my decease and my daughters Sarah

Hannah, Ann & Martha & the heirs of Abigail shall have fourty six

pounds apiece with what they have already have to be paid as money out

of my estate after my decease by the charge as above mentioned I

intend that if there be any extraordinary charge so that the

improvement of my estate will not maintain me this addition of my will

was made and published this second day of March, One thousand Seven

hundred Sixteen or Seventeen.

his

Timothy X Phelps.

mark and a seal.

Signed sealed and Declared to be his addition to his Will and

Testament in presence of us.

John Mansfield + Thomas Moore j

Windsor September 28th 1719

Then came before me the subscribers hereunto Capt. Thomas Moore and

John Mansfield both of Windsor and made solemn oath that they saw

Timothy Phelps sign and seal the foregoing written both sides of the

first half sheet of this paper & declared the same to be his last will

and testament and that they set their- hands thereunto as witnesses at

the same time and also that they saw said Timothy Phelps sign and seal

the writing on the other side of this half sheet paper and declare the

same to be his addition to his will and testa?ment and that they set

their hands thereunto as witnesses at the same time and that according

to their best observation he s? Phelps was of sound mind and memory.p

Matthew Allyn, Asst.

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ID: I06073

Name: TIMOTHY WILLIAM PHELPS

Sex: M

Birth: 01 Sep 1639 in Windsor, Hartford County, CT

Military Service: Lieutenant

Death: in Windsor, Hartford County, CT

Note:

Mr. Phelps resided in Windsor, Ct., on the old homestead, on land purchased by his father from the Indians. He was propounded Oct., 1663, and made a freeman 2d May, 1664. May, 1690, "Thos. Allen chosen and allowed Capt. of Trained Band in Windsor, and Timothy Phelps, Lieut., and are to be commissioned accordingly."

May, 1696, "The soldiers at Windsor have chosen Timothy Phelps as their Capt, The Court approveth their said 'choice and does order the said officers shall receive their commis­sions. Sgt. Timothy Phelps that went up to the Great Falls in Oct. last, ordered by the Gov. and Council, 6 Feb., 1706-7, upon public service, shall be allowed 8 shillings apiece more than allowed them by Capt. Matthew Allen."

He was appointed a Lieut. by the General Court, receiving his commission in 1709, and served under Col. William Whiting, in Capt. Matthew Allyn's Co., in 1607, in the Queen Anne War. He died in 1719. His will, dated 2nd May, 1717, mentions all his children, (except Mary who died young,) and grandson Samuel Filer, son of his daughter Abigail.

11th June, 1667, "to the Poor of other Colonies, Timothy Phelps 3s. 6d." (Stiles(2) History.)

Capt. Matthew Allyn led a company from Windsor, in the unfortunate campaign against Quebec. From letters to his wife from the camp on Woods Creek near Albany, that "Himself, Tim. Phelps, Obadiah Owen, Mat. Taylor and Bartlett are sick. Taylor the worst."

In a deposition taken in Hartford, Ct., Mar. 1682-3, he is mentioned as son of William, about forty-two years old. Hartford Probate Records. Vol. 9, p. 338.

  • * * * *

Last Will and Testament of Mr. Timothy Phelps of Windsor, in the County of Hartford and Colony of Connecticut in New England.

1n the name of God, Amen:

I, Timothy Phelps of Windsor, in the town, county and colony aforesaid in New England, being very aged, and yet through the mercy of God retaining a good measure of that understanding and memory that he hath been pleased to bestow upon me, do make and ordain this to be my last will and testa­ment: First, I commit my soul to God in Jesus Christ my saviour and my body to the earth, to be decently entered. As for my estate Real and personal, my just Debts and funeral expenses being deducted and paid by my Ex", I will devise and bequeath as followeth.

Imprimis. I give, devise and bequeath all my estate what­soever, Both Real and personal, To my three sons William, Cornelius, and Samuell to have and to hold and Improve the same in trust for the use of my wife during her natural life and after her decease my will is and I hereby do give and de­vise all my houseing and Lands with the appurtenances, To my sons Timothy Phelps, William Phelps, Cornelius Phelps, Samuel Phelps, Nathl. Phelps and the heirs of Joseph Phelps, in the Room of their father to be equally divided into Six Equal parts provided always; and it is my will that they pay and make up to their Sisters Sarah, Hannah, Ann and Mar­tha, my daughters or to their heirs and to the heirs of my daughter Abigail deceased fourty eight pounds as money apiece and my will is that what they have already received as entered upon my book shall be reckoned as part of said sum and if my said sons and the heirs of my son Joseph shall pay their sisters and their heirs above mentioned in equal proportion except that the heirs of Joseph shall pay four pounds more then an equal proportion and my son Cornelius four pounds less then an equal proportion. And my will further is that my wife shall have the free disposal of all her wearing apparel at her decease and that my grandson Samuel Tiler shall have half of that bequeathed to the heirs of my Daughter Abigail if he liveth with me so long as I live or till he comes to the age of eighteen years and I do hereby nominate and appoint my loving wife Mary to be my executrix and my three sons Wil­liam, Cornelius and Sam' to be my executors to this my last will and testament.

In witness whereof that this is my last will and Testament I ye sd Timothy Phelps have hereto put my hand and seal this Second day of March Anno Domini One thousand Seven hun­dred sixteen or seventeen.

his

Timothy X Phelps.

mark and a seal.

The said Timothy Phelps signed, sealed & declared this to be his last will & Testament in presence of us.

John Mansfield, Thomas Moore.

And whereas I being aged and my wife so and not know­ing how long it may please God to continue my life and not knowing what debts and charge may Arise before I leave this world ivy will is that my sons and my daughters & their heirs shall pay their equal parts and shares of my debts and charges after my decease and my daughters Sarah Hannah, Ann & Martha & the heirs of Abigail shall have fourty six pounds apiece with what they have already have to be paid as money out of my estate after my decease by the charge as above mentioned I intend that if there be any extraordinary charge so that the improvement of my estate will not maintain me this addition of my will was made and published this second day of March, One thousand Seven hundred Sixteen or Seventeen.

his

Timothy X Phelps.

mark and a seal.

Signed sealed and Declared to be his addition to his Will and Testament in presence of us.

John Mansfield + Thomas Moore j

Windsor September 28th 1719

Then came before me the subscribers hereunto Capt. Thomas Moore and John Mansfield both of Windsor and made solemn oath that they saw Timothy Phelps sign and seal the foregoing written both sides of the first half sheet of this paper & declared the same to be his last will and testament and that they set their- hands thereunto as witnesses at the same time and also that they saw said Timothy Phelps sign and seal the writing on the other side of this half sheet paper and declare the same to be his addition to his will and testa­ment and that they set their hands thereunto as witnesses at the same time and that according to their best observation he s° Phelps was of sound mind and memory.

Matthew Allyn, Asst.

---------------------- [Hatte Blejer addition]

http://www.phelpsfamilyhistory.com/history/america/windsor-third-generation.asp

Lieut. Timothy Phelps, b. Windsor, Ct., 1st. Sept.! 1639, m. Mary Griswold, 19 March, 1661, daughter of Edward Griswold of Killingworth, Ct., she b. Windsor, Ct., bpt. 13 Oct., 1644. She died some years before her husband.

Mr. Phelps resided in Windsor, Ct., on the old homestead, on land purchased by his father from the Indians. He was propounded Oct., 1663, and made a freeman 2d May, 1664. May, 1690, "Thos. Allen chosen and allowed Capt. of Trained Band in Windsor, and Timothy Phelps, Lieut., and are to be commissioned accordingly."

May, 1696, "The soldiers at Windsor have chosen Timothy Phelps as their Capt, The Court approveth their said 'choice and does order the said officers shall receive their commis­sions. Sgt. Timothy Phelps that went up to the Great Falls in Oct. last, ordered by the Gov. and Council, 6 Feb., 1706-7, upon public service, shall be allowed 8 shillings apiece more than allowed them by Capt. Matthew Allen."

He was appointed a Lieut. by the General Court, receiving his commission in 1709, and served under Col. William Whiting, in Capt. Matthew Allyn's Co., in 1607, in the Queen Anne War. He died in 1719. His will, dated 2nd May, 1717, mentions all his children, (except Mary who died young,) and grandson Samuel Filer, son of his daughter Abigail.

11th June, 1667, "to the Poor of other Colonies, Timothy Phelps 3s. 6d." (Stiles(2) History.)

Capt. Matthew Allyn led a company from Windsor, in the unfortunate campaign against Quebec. From letters to his wife from the camp on Woods Creek near Albany, that "Himself, Tim. Phelps, Obadiah Owen, Mat. Taylor and Bartlett are sick. Taylor the worst."

In a deposition taken in Hartford, Ct., Mar. 1682-3, he is mentioned as son of William, about forty-two years old. Hartford Probate Records. Vol. 9, p. 338.

Last Will and Testament of Mr. Timothy Phelps of Windsor, in the County of Hartford and Colony of Connecticut in New England.

(1) From The Phelps Family of America and Their English Ancestors, (Save $201 by ordering through us.) Two volumes. By Judge Oliver Seymour Phelps and Andrew T. Servin. (Eagle Publishing Company of Pittsfield, Mass., 1899)Original spelling and punctuation preserved.) pp 77-89

(2) Henry R. Stiles, A.M., M.D., History of Ancient Windsor, 2 Vols. (Picton Press, Camden, Maine). 1891, 1892.

(3)Trumbull, B. Complete History of Connecticut, Civil and Ecclesiastical. 2 vols. New London,1898.



            
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Lt. Timothy Phelps's Timeline

1639
September 1, 1639
Windsor, Connecticut Colony
September 1, 1639
Windsor, Hartford, Ct
September 1, 1639
September 1, 1639
Windsor, Hartford, Ct
September 1, 1639
September 1, 1639
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
September 1, 1639
September 1, 1639
Windsor, Hartford, CT, Vol 7
1661
March 19, 1661
Age 21
Windsor, Hartford, CT
1663
November 1, 1663
Age 24
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States