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Capt. Joseph Phelps, Sr.

Birthdate: (49)
Birthplace: Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut
Death: Died in Hebron, Tolland County, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Son of Lt. Timothy Phelps and Mary Phelps
Husband of Sarah Phelps
Father of Sarah Phelps; Mary Griswold; Joseph Phelps; John Phelps, Sr; Captain Abel Phelps and 8 others
Brother of Timothy Phelps, Jr.; William Phelps; Cornelius Phelps, Sr; Mary Phelps; Samuel Phelps and 7 others

Occupation: Weaver
Managed by: Chad Bouldin
Last Updated:

About Capt. Joseph Phelps, Sr.

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=123112989

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~steeles/Steele/d125.htm#P2024

  • Joseph PHELPS was born on 27 Sep 1666 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT. (18656)
  • He died on 30 Aug 1716 in Hebron, Tolland Co., CT. (18657)(18658) He had an estate probated on 26 Sep 1716 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT. (18659)(18660)
  • Parents: Timothy PHELPS and Mary GRISWOLD.
  • He was married to Sarah HOSFORD on 18 Nov 1686 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT.(18661) (18662) * Children were:
  1. Sarah PHELPS,
  2. Mary PHELPS,
  3. Joseph PHELPS,
  4. Abigail PHELPS,
  5. Capt. Edward PHELPS,
  6. Benoni PHELPS,
  7. John PHELPS,
  8. Abel PHELPS,
  9. Daniel PHELPS,
  10. Ichabod PHELPS,
  11. Jonathan PHELPS,
  12. Abigail PHELPS.

Joseph set tled in W indsor, wh ere his c hildre n w ere all born. He owned a large amount of land in Hebron, and probably removed there late in life, about 1710, where some of his children were living. His will mentions his wife Sarah, and 10 children: Joseph, Daniel, Edward, John, Abel, Ichabod, Jonathan, Mary, Sarah,and Abigail. Sarah was the daughter of John and Philbury (Thrall) Hosford. Her father was a man of large family and considerable property, leaving her at his death 100 pounds.

THE ANCESTRY OF RUTH PHELPS CASE. First Generation. The genealogy of the Phelps family has been taken from the compilation by Oliver. S. Phelps


Birth: Sep. 27, 1666 Windsor Hartford County Connecticut, USA Death: Aug. 30, 1716 Hebron Tolland County Connecticut, USA

Joseph PHELPS [47] was the second son of Lt Timothy PHELPS [W24 in P&S]. He had 5 brothers and 6 sisters. Joseph was born on 27 Sep 1666 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT.

He married Sarah HOSFORD, daughter of John THRALL and Phillury HOSFORD. She was born on 27 Sep 1666, the same day as her husband. Her father had a large family and considerable property, leaving her at his death 100 pounds.

Mr. Joseph PHELPS settled in Windsor. All of his children were born in Windsor. He owned a large amount of land in Hebron and probably remove there late in life, in about 1719, where some of his children were living.

They had the following children, all born in Windsor, Hartford Co., Connecticut: Sarah PHELPS 1687–1717

Sarah

Mary PHELPS Bissell Griswold 1689–1745

Joseph PHELPS II 1692–1761

Abigail PHELPS 1693–1774

Benoni Phelps 1694–1709

Capt Edward PHELPS 1698–1790

Sarah

John (W165) PHELPS 1703–1768

Capt Abel PHELPS 1705–1779

Deac Daniel PHELPS 1707–1792 NTV

Capt Ichabod PHELPS 1708–1794 NTV

Joseph's wife Sarah Hosford Phelps passed away on 9 Apr 1708 in Windsor, probably of childbirth complications after son Ichabod was born.

Joseph remarried to Sarah GILLETT on 22 Feb 1709 in Windsor, Hartford Co., Connecticut.

Joseph had two more children with his second wife:

Jonathan PHELPS 1711–

Abigail PHELPS 1714 -

He died 30, Aug 1716, aged 50 years.


Family links:

Parents:
 Timothy Phelps (1639 - 1719)
 Mary Griswold Phelps (1644 - 1715)

Spouse:
 Sarah Hosford Phelps (1666 - 1757)*

Children:
 Joseph Phelps (1692 - 1761)*
 Benoni Phelps (1694 - 1709)*
 Edward Phelps (1698 - 1790)*

Siblings:
 Timothy Phelps (1663 - 1737)*
 Joseph Phelps (1666 - 1716)
 Cornelius Phelps (1671 - 1741)*
 Anne Phelps Porter (1686 - 1767)*
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Burial: Andover Road Cemetery Hebron Tolland County Connecticut, USA


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Created by: Dorothy Record added: Jan 10, 2014 Find A Grave Memorial# 123112989

◦RESEARCH_NOTES:

1. Mentioned in father's will and listing of father's children as follows per the book "The Phelps Family of America and their English Ancestors," comp. by Oliver Seymour Phelps of Portland, Oregon and Andrew T. Servin of Lenox, Massachusetts, 1899, pp. 93-97:
"Hartford Probate Records. Vol. 9, p.p. 338. Last will and testament of Mr. Timothy Phelps of Windsor, in the County of Hartford and Colony of Connecticut in New England.
'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 had 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's, 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, Natl. 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 living wife Mary to be my executrix and my three sons William, Cornelius and Sam'l to be my executors to this my last will and testament.
In witness whereof that his 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 1716 or 1717. Timothy (his X mark and a seal] Phelps... [Witnesses: John Mansfield and 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 my 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 & and 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 extraordianry charge so that the improvement of my estate will not maintain me this addition of my will was made and published this 2nd day of March 1716 or 1717. Timothy [his X mark and a seal] Phelps. Witnessess: John Mansfield and Thomas Moore.'
[There is another statement added 28 Sep 1719 wherein the two witnesses came before Matthew Allyn, Asst., to declare that they saw Timothy Phelps sign the document with a sound mind and memory.]
Children [listed in the book] (all born Windsor, CT.) were:
I. Timothy, b. 1 Nov, bp. 8th 1663, m. Martha Crow.
II. Joseph, b. 27 Sep 1666, m. Sarah Hosford.
III. William, b. 4 Feb 1669, m. 1st Abigail Mudge, 2nd Ruth Barber.
IV. Cornelius, b. 26 Apr 1671, m. Sarah Mansfield.
V. Mary, b. 14 Aug 1673, d. 23 May 1690, aged 17 yrs.
VI. Samuel, b. 29 Jan 1675, m. Abigail Eno.
VII. Nathaniel, b. 7, bp. 13 Jan 1677, m. 1st Hannah Bissell, 2nd Abigail Pinney.
VIII. Sarah, b. 27 Dec 1679, m. David Marshall of Hebron, Ct.
IX. Abigail, b. 3 Jun 1682, m. Samuel Filer.
X. Hannah, b. 2, bp. 16 Aug 1684, m. Thomas Phelps.
XI. Anne, b. 2 Oct 1686, m. David Porter.
XII. Martha, b. 12 Nov 1688, m. Corporal Samuel Holcomb."
2. The book "The Phelps Family of America and their English Ancestors," comp. by Oliver Seymour Phelps of Portland, Oregon and Andrew T. Servin of Lenox, Massachusetts, 1899, pp. 108-109:
"Joseph Phelps, b. Windsor, Ct., 27 Sep 1666, m. Sarah Hosford, 18 Nov 1686, dau. of John and Phillury (Thrall) Hosford, she b. Windsor, Ct., 27 Sept 1666, the same day as her husband. Her father was a man of large family and considerable property, leaving her at his death 100 pounds. She died probably in Hebron. Mr. Phelps settled in Windsor, where his children were all born. He owned a large amount of land in Hebron, and probably removed there late in life, about 1710, where some of his children were living. He died 30 Aug 1716, aged fifty year. His will dated 23 Aug 1716, probated Hartford probate records, Vol. 9. He appoints his wife, Sarah, executrix, and mentions 10 children, Joseph, Daniel, Edward, John, Abel, Ichabod, Jonathan, Mary, Sarah and Abigail. Inventory of estate 2 Oct 1716, gives age of children, Edward about 18, John 16, Mary 13, Abel - , Ichabod 9. Samuel and William Phelps were appointed guardians, while the mother was appointed guardian for Jonathan and Abigail. Children b. Windsor, Conn.:
I. Sarah, b. 14 Aug 1687.
II. Mary. b. 8 Jun 1689, m. Matthew Griswold.
III. Joseph, b. 16 Mar 1692, m. Susannah Eno.
IV. Abigail, b. 15 Oct 1693, d. young.
V. Edward, b. 1697, m. Deborah Bissell.
VI. Benoni, b. 24 Jun 1699, not mentioned in father's will, probably d. young.
VII. John, b. 20 Sep 1703, m. Anna Hosford, 2nd Mindwell Hosford.
VIII. Abel, b. 19 Feb 1705, m. Jerusha ___, and (prob.) Mary Pinnack.
IX. Daniel, b. 28 Mar 1707, m. Sarah.
X. Ichabod, b. 3 Apr 1708, m. Martha Tillotson.
XI. Jonathan, b. 1710.
XII. Abigail, b. Dec. 1714."
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Capt. Joseph Phelps, Sr.'s Timeline

1666
September 27, 1666
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut
1687
August 14, 1687
Age 20
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1689
June 8, 1689
Age 22
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1692
March 16, 1692
Age 25
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
1693
October 15, 1693
Age 27
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1695
1695
Age 28
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1697
1697
Age 30
Windsor, Hartford, CT, USA
1699
June 24, 1699
Age 32
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
1703
September 20, 1703
Age 36
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States