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William Phelps

Birthplace: Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Death: February 10, 1681 (58-66)
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Isabel Phelps (Wilson) and Sarah Phelps
Father of Samuel Wilson Phelps

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About William Phelps

William Phelps was born in 1618 in Crewkerne, Somerset Co., England. m. (1) Isabel Wilson, June 1645 (1616-1674) pod. a sister of Robert Wilson of Windsor. m. (2) Sarah Pinney, 20 Dec. 1676, Windsor (b, 1648) dau. of Humphrey & Mary Hull (Finny 4). William d. 7 Feb. 1681, Windsor. The Phelps Gen. p. 87 says his first wife was prob. on the Mary & John in 1630, but no supporting evidence has been found. No children.

  • parents: William Phelps of Crewkerne (William b. ca1593,, of Crewkerne and Mary unknown. (Phelps and Servin mistakenly believed that his father was William Phelps of Tewkesbury and Elizabeth). Emigrated to Dorchester in 1630 on Mary and John.



NOTE: Please note that his parents were William Phelps and his first wife Mary UNKNOWN. His mother was not Elizabeth Marshall nor Anne Dover.

Category: Puritanism, North America Category:17th Century American Immigration Category:Puritan Great Migration Category: Mary and John sailed March 20 1630 Puritan Great Migration


William (W19) PHELPS Jr. His name is William PHELPS, Jr. In the Phelps & Servin book, on page

Son of William PHELPS of Crewkerne, Somerset Co, England and first wife Mary UNKNOWN. She died in Crewkerne. Sailed to America in 1630 and lived in Dorchester, MA for 5 years. His parents removed to Windsor, Hartford Co., Connecticut (It was then acolony). Married Isabel WILSON on 4 Jun 1645 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT. He then married Sarah PINNEY, daughter of Humphrey PINNEY and Mary HULL, on 20 Dec 1676. He had no children from either marriage. First-hand information as remembered by Dorothy Phelps, Tuesday, March 18, 2014. Vital records were found in Crewkerne Parish. It has several birth/baptism, marriage, and death dates for various members of this family.

I have records from Crewkerne Parish, Crewkerne, Somerset Co., England. This info can also be found in Great Migrations. Series.

William PHELPS, father Mary Phelps, first wife William PHELPS, son Samuel PHELPS, son Infant PHELPS, died young Nathaniel PHELPS, son

Anne DOVER Phelps, 2nd wife Cornelius PHELPS, son, died young Mary PHELPS, b. 1628 died young Joseph PHELPS, b. 1629, twin son Mary PHELPS, b. 1629, twin daughter, died young. Sarah PHELPS, daughter Timothy PHELPS, son Mary PHELPS, daughter All the surviving ones migrated to New England: William, 2nd wife Anne, and his kids: William, Samuel, Nathaniel, Joseph. The last 3 - Sarah, Timothy, & Mary were born in New England.


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William Phelps's Timeline

September 9, 1618
Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
September 9, 1618
Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Age 11
To New England on the Mary & John
November 17, 1639
Age 21
February 10, 1681
Age 62
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
April 8, 1919
Age 62
April 23, 1919
Age 62
August 7, 1919
Age 62