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Mary Phelps (Case)

Birthplace: Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Death: Died in Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Place of Burial: Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Richard Case, Sr and Elizabeth Case
Wife of Joseph Phelps and Joseph Phelps, II
Mother of Lt. David J. Phelps; Elizabeth Phelps; John Phelps; Amos Phelps; John Phelps and 2 others
Sister of Richard Case, Jr and John Case

Occupation: Housewife
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About Mary Phelps

Per Will dated December 1749, husband Joseph Phelps was married to wife, Mary, probably Mary Case since 1st wife Mary Collier died in 1697 and 2nd wife was named Sarah and died in 1703 or so.

Name Joseph Phelps Location Simsbury Date of Will 21 Dec 1749 Page 368-9-70 Full text Page 368-9-70 Died 20 January, 1749-50. Invt. œ1165-02. Taken by Andrew Robe, Jonathan Pettebone and Amos Wilcocks. Will dated 21st December, 1749. I, Joseph Phelps of Simsbury, in the County of Hartford, do make this my last will and testament: After my funeral charges and just debts are paid, for the love I bear to my well-beloved wife Mary, I do give unto her my brass kettle, my great Bible, and my featherbed with the furniture thereunto belonging, viz., two pare of sheets, and with it my bed called Tom's bed, with the furniture belonging to it, to be her own forever; and also I do give unto her the use and service of my negro man Tom during her life. Also I do give unto my sd. wife 1-3 part of all my remaining personal estate, to be her own forever. Also I give unto her the use of all my buildings and improved lands during life. I give unto my son Joseph œ10, to be paid unto him out of my moveable estate equal to old tenor bills, over and above what I have already given him by deed. I do give to my son Amos my lands lying in Farmingtown, viz., land that I bought of my son Joseph, and the lands that I bought of Daniel Andruss, and the land that I bought of Joseph Woodford; and also my division land lying in Simsbury, about 7 acres. I do give unto my son David 10 acres of land on the north side of my meadow lott, in breadth 20 rods and in length from the river eastward 80 rods, bounded north on land of Capt. James Cornish, west on the river, south and east upon land that I have given to my son Amos; and also all my land lying on the hill east of Weatogue House, and all my land lying on the North Mountain north of the siding way as it is called, both pieces bounding south on the road that leads to Hartford; and also my land on the hill which I bought of Samuel Pettebone the 2nd; and also my homelott with my buildings on it, and all my upland and marsh and meadowland adjoining to my sd. homelott, lying partly in Long Meadow as it is called, to be to him and his heirs forever. Also I give unto him my negro man Tom after the decease of my wife. Also, I do give unto my grandson Samuel Humphrey, son of my daughter Hannah decd., œ10 in old tenor bills, out of my personal estate. Also, I do give him about 5 acres of land lately laid out to me at the north end of Whortlebury Hill as it is called, to be to him, his heirs and assigns forever. All the rest of my personal estate I give to my two daughters, viz., to Damarus and Elizabeth, to be equally divided between them. I appoint my wife Mary and my son Amos and my son David executors. Witness: John Pettebone, John Humphrey, Elijah Tuller. Joseph Phelps, ls. Court Record, Page 116--6 February, 1749-50: The last will and testament of Joseph Phelps, late of Simsbury, was now exhibited in Court by Amos and David Phelps, executors. Proven. Source A DIGEST OF THE EARLY CONNECTICUT PROBATE RECORDS. 1745 to 1750.

Joseph Phelps, Jr., married 1st: Mary Collier, by early 1689., she died in 1697.
He married 2nd, Sarah Case in 1699. Had Sarah, Demaris & Amos (uncertain). She died in 1703.
He married 3rd, Mary Case. Had John, Elizabeth & David.

With his first wife he had 3 children:

  • Joseph, III - married Rebecca North & Hannah Clark.
  • Hannah - married Ens. Samuel Humphrey.
  • Mary - died unmarried.

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Mary Phelps's Timeline

Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
October 9, 1689
Age 19
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
February 14, 1706
Age 36
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
April 7, 1709
Age 39
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
May 7, 1710
Age 40
Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
September 10, 1757
Age 87
Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
October 3, 1933
Age 87
February 21, 1934
Age 87
December 19, 1938
Age 87