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Phillip Spooner

Birthdate: (92)
Birthplace: Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
Death: September 30, 1826 (92)
Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Deacon Daniel Spooner and Elizabeth Spooner
Husband of Elizabeth Clapp Spooner and Eunice Spooner
Ex-husband of Elizabeth Spooner
Father of Sarah "Sally" Gale; Elizabeth "Betsey" Holland; Clapp Spooner, Capt.; Polly Spooner; Lucy Holland and 5 others
Brother of Lucia "Lucy" Ruggles; Elizabeth Fay; Shearjashub Spooner; Ruggles Spooner, Capt.; Wing Spooner, Captain and 4 others

Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Leo Gaukel
Last Updated:

About Phillip Spooner

PHILIP SPOONER b. Dec. 13, 1733 d. Sept. 30, 1826. Philip Spooner inherited the homestead of his parents which yet remains in the family. A grandson of his writes "My grandfather was a man of good sense and deep thought affable and unassuming in his manners was universally respected in his town and county." He cultivated a good farm in the west part of Petersham, Mass. and also ran an excellent saw mill on the premises.

He married Dec. 26, 1756 Elizabeth Winslow daughter of Kenelm and Elizabeth (Clapp) Winslow  b. May 15, 1737 d. Apr. 8, 1792. 


1) Philip Spooner Born in Heath on 1772.

Philip married Martha Gale and had a child. He passed away on 1824 in Heath, Franklin, Massachusetts, USA. 

2) Zerviah Spooner born in Petersham, Worcester, Massachusettts on 1767.

Zerviah married Paul Gates and had 7 children. She passed away on 1841 in Franklin, Vermont, USA. 

3) Betsey Spooner born in Petersham, Worcester, Massachusettts on 5 Sep 1756.

Betsey married Luther Holland and had 7 children. She passed away on 10 Apr 1831 in Petersham, Massachusetts, USA. 

4) Clapp SPOONER b: 13 JUN 1760 in Petersham, Worcester, MA Married Mary CHURCH b: 17 FEB 1761 in Petersham, Worcester, MA on 1 OCT 1820 in Petersham, Worcester, MA. Children of Clapp and Mary : Lucius Spooner

Nancy Spooner, Charles Spooner, Hannah Spooner, Clapp Spooner, Samuel Spooner, George Spooner , Mary Spooner, Edwin Spooner, Elizabeth Spooner and Alden Spooner. Alden married Dolly Flagg (1793-1878) and had the following children: Henry Augustus Spooner, Solon Webster Spooner, George Alden Spooner, Jane Greene Spooner, Albert Josiah Spooner, William Andrew Spooner, Samuel Clapp Spooner, Edwin Church Spooner. Alden was first proprietor of the Vermont Journal.

5) Polly Spooner born in Petersham, Worcester, Massachusettts on 6 Mar 1776.

She passed away on 1822.

6) Lucy Spooner born in Petersham, Worcester, Massachusettts on 16 Feb 1763.

Lucy married Park Holland and had 7 children. She passed away on 7 May 1838 in Orono, Maine, USA. Buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Maine. Children:  Lucy Spooner Holland Eaton (1786 - 1863),  Eliza Winslow Holland (1792 - 1818),
Bathsheba Ivory Holland (1803 - 1851),  Charles Thomas Holland (1806 - 1879)

7) Anna Spooner born in Petersham, Worcester, Massachusettts on 24 May 1770.

Anna married Perez Graves and had 5 children. She passed away on 17 May 1849 in Orono, Maine, USA. 

8) Rhoda Spooner born in Petersham, Worcester, Massachusettts on 1778.

Rhoda married John Averill. Rhoda married Nathaniel Wales. She passed away on 1840.

9) Sarah Spooner Born in Petersham, Worcester, Massachusettts on 1780. Sarah married Luther Gale and had 8 children. She passed away on 1821 in Heath, Massachusetts, USA.

Grandchildren of Philip Spooner:

Children of Philip and Martha Gale

1)   Daniel Gale Spooner

Children of Zerviah and Paul Gates 1) Clark Gates 2) Samuel Gates 3) Horace Gates 4) Paul Gates 5) Philip Spooner Gates 6) Elizabeth Winslow Gates 7) James Gates

Children of Clapp Spooner and Mary Church: 1) Lucius Spooner 2) Alden Spooner 3) Nancy Spooner 4) Charles Spooner 5) Hannah Spooner 6) Clapp Spooner 7) Samuel Spooner 8) George Spooner 9) Mary Spooner 10) Elizabeth Spooner 11) Edwin Spooner

Children of Lucy Spooner and Park Holland 1) Lucy Holland 2) Lucretia Holland 3) Eliza Winslow Holland 4) Bathsheba Ivory Holland 5) Bathsheba Spooner Holland 6) Charles Thomas Holland 7) Charles Turner Holland

Children of Anna Spooner and Perez Graves 1) Eunice Howe Graves 2) Susan Dwight Graves 3) Hannah Spooner Graves 4) Perez Graves 5) Joseph Graves

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Phillip Spooner's Timeline

December 23, 1733
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
September 5, 1756
Age 22
Ptersham, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
June 13, 1760
Age 26
Petersham, Massachusetts, United States
Age 27
February 16, 1763
Age 29
Petersham, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
January 18, 1765
Age 31
Petersham, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
April 28, 1767
Age 33
Petersham, MA
May 24, 1770
Age 36
December 15, 1772
Age 38
Petersham, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA