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Edward Phelps, Jr.

Birthdate: (85)
Birthplace: Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
Death: November 30, 1748 (85)
Lancaster, Worcester County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Phelps and Elizabeth Phelps
Husband of Ruth Phelps
Father of Ruth Carter; Mary Phelps; Hannah Phelps / Fletcher; Lydia Hopkins / Fletcher; Elizabeth Willard and 7 others
Brother of Bridget Chandler; Elizabeth Ballard; Samuel Phelps, I; John Phelps; Eleanor Chandler and 4 others

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About Edward Phelps, Jr.

Per http://books.google.com/books?id=kFoLBC2TwFYC&pg=PA892&lpg=PA1007&ots=7YloWBJDvP&dq=%22Robert+and+Grace+Andrews%22&output=text#c_top , pages 877-88

The father of this Edward Phelps was the son of Henry Phelps, and was born in England. He came over with his father (Henry) and brothers, perhaps in the same ship. He settled in Newbury, Massachusetts, near the town of Salem. One account has it that he came from Bolton. England. He took the oath of allegiance and fidelity to the Crown in 1678. Eleanor Tresler (mentioned elsewhere) calls him her brother. Edward Phelps (I) married Elizabeth Adams, widow of Robert Adams, of Newbury. His estate was administered by his sons Samuel and Edward, appointed March 31. 1690. Edward I had died suddenly October 3, 1689, and his estate was partitioned January 17, 1689-90.

His children, born in Newbury, were:

  1. Elizabeth, born 1646, married Joseph Ballard
  2. Samuel, born 1651
  3. John, born December 15. 1657. unmarried; killed by the Indians at the survey of Scarborough, Maine, June 29, 1677
  4. Eleanor, born 1660, married William Chandler
  5. Edward, born 1663, married Ruth Andrews

Was a weaver like his father.

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Edward Phelps, Jr.'s Timeline

March 9, 1663
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
June 1, 1684
Age 21
Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
August 2, 1684
Age 21
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
November 4, 1685
Age 22
Andover, Essex, MA, USA
January 16, 1687
Age 23
Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
January 27, 1689
Age 25
Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
May 8, 1692
Age 29
Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
March 20, 1694
Age 31
Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Age 30