David Phippen

Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine, USA

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David Phippen

Birthdate: (57)
Birthplace: Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Death: August 10, 1703 (57)
Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine, USA (Killed by Indians during King Phillip's War. He was bringing a truce flag inside the fort at Falmouth.)
Place of Burial: Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Phippen, of Dorset & Salem and Dorcas Phippen
Husband of Ann Ager Phippen
Father of Elizabeth Webb; Thomas Phippen; Ann Ropes; David Phippen; John Phippen and 6 others
Brother of Sarah Haughten; Mary Black; Samuel Phippen; Elizabeth Phippen and Joseph Phippen

Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Angela Asher
Last Updated:

About David Phippen

The son of Joseph & Dorcas (Wood) Phippen, he married Ann Cromwell on June 26, 1672 in Boston, and removed from Hingham to Falmouth, Maine where he owned a tract of land running six miles inland along the Penobscot River. He had a mill at Casco Bay.

He was killed by Indians while bringing a flag of truce inside the fort at Falmouth.


  1. History of the Town of Hingham, MA - VolTreacherously killed in Indian War about 10 Aug 1703. while accompanying flag of truce outside Ft. at Falmouth family moved to Salem. 2 & 3 - The Genealogies byGeorge Lincoln - Found in the LDS Genealogy Library in Salt Lake City, UT:
  2. The history of Salem Massachusetts by Sidney Perley, Vol 2, 1638-1670, pg 327 states that he was killed while carrying a flag of truce inside the fort at Falmouth.:  


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David Phippen's Timeline

February 1, 1646
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
April 14, 1673
Age 27
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Age 27
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Age 28
May 19, 1678
Age 32
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
October 5, 1679
Age 33
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
May 1689
Age 43
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
May 1691
Age 45
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
August 10, 1703
Age 57
Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine, USA