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3 ELIZABETH2 GENT (JOHN1) was born 1637 - 1641 Maine and died Aft. 1693, bef 1/1716 - Braintree, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts? She married JOHN PHIPPS Bef. 1668 in Maine, son of JAMES PHIPPS and MARY. Elizabeth m. 2nd JOHN TAYLOR.
Elizabeth Gent Phipps appeared August 19, 1682 with the Sheepscot people in Boston, Massachusetts, and signed the articles of Association for the Settlement of a Town Upon the Sheepscot River as Elizabeth Phips. Among the "Sheepscot Papers" at Augusta, Maine is an undated petition of Elizabeth Phips, widow of John Phips, declaring that her husband was driven off by the Indians, that she had 3 sons and and daughter, and that one of the boys, almost of age, is determined to go and live where he and his brothers were born, as soon as his apprenticeship is completed. She asked for 150 acres of upland with marsh, to be next adjoining to the farm of John Tower, and a house in the town that was formerly Mr. Philip Parsons'. (Maine and New Hampshire Genealogical Dictionary)