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William Phelps, I

Birthdate: (87)
Birthplace: Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: January 1, 1745 (87)
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Northampton, Hampshire, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Nathaniel I Phelps, I and Elizabeth ( ) Copley Phelps
Husband of Abigail Phelps
Father of Abigail Parsons; Elizabeth Knowlton (Phelps); Capt. William Joseph Phelps, II; Mary Burt (Phelps); Nathaniel Phelps and 4 others
Brother of Mary Clesson; Nathaniel Phelps, II; Abigail Alvord (Phelps); Thomas Phelps and Elizabeth Knowlton
Half brother of Elizabeth Alexander

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About William Phelps, I


William Phelps not on the Committee of Safety during the Revolutionary War as he died in 1752, when his will was probated.

'Genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families of the ..., Volume 2 edited by William Richard Cutter, William Frederick Adams

'A history of the town of Sullivan, New Hampshire, 1777-1917, Volume 2 By Josiah Lafayette Seward

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  • I. JAMES PHELPS was of Tewksbury, England; was b. ab. 1520; m. Joan __. II. WILLIAM PHELPS, son of preceding, b. in Tewksbury, England; was bap. there, Aug. 4, 1560; m. Dorothy __; d. ab. 1611, and Dorothy d. in 1613. III. WILLIAM PHELPS, Jr., son of preceding, sailed from Plymouth, England, Mar. 20, 1630, on the Mary and John. The immmigrants on this ship founded Dorchester, Mass. Mr. Phelps remained there five years; was one of the founders of Windsor, Conn., in 1635-6. He was bap. in Tewksbury Abby Church, England, Aug. 19, 1599. He m. in England to a woman unknown to us. He m. in Windsor, Conn., 1638, Mary Dorr. He d. in Windsor, July 14, 1672; his 2d w. d. there, Nov. 27, 1675 IV. NATHANIEL PHELPS, son of preceding, b. at Porlock, England, ab. 1627; m. in Windsor, Conn., Sept. 17, 1650 Mrs. Elizabeth Copley. He removed to Northampton, Mass., in 1656-7, where he d., May 27, 1702, ae. 75. He was a deacon of the church. 'V. WILLIAM PHELPS, son of the preceding, b. in Northampton, Mass., June 22, 1657; d. there, June 1, 1745; m., May 30, 1678, Abigail, dau. of John Stebbins. She d. at Northampton, December 1748, ae. 88. She was b. at Northampton, Sept. 24, 1660. He lived on the old homestead at Northampton'. VI. WILLIAM PHELPS, Jr., son of preceding, b. at Northampton, April 1684; m., in 1706, Thankful Edwards. He lived and died at Northampton, and was one of the "Committee of Safety" in the Revolution. VII. ELIAKIM PHELPS, son of the preceding, b. at Northampton, Jan. 17, 1709; settled at "Cold Spring", . . .
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'New England families, genealogical and memorial: a record of the ..., Volume 3 edited by William Richard Cutter

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William Phelps, I's Timeline

June 22, 1657
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
August 3, 1679
Age 22
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
February 4, 1682
Age 24
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
April 16, 1684
Age 26
Northampton, Hampshire, MA, USA
June 3, 1688
Age 30
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
October 5, 1690
Age 33
Northampton, Hampshire, MA, USA
March 17, 1694
Age 36
Northampton, Hampshire County, Province of Massachusetts
October 1697
Age 40
Northampton, Hampshire, MA, USA
December 5, 1699
Age 42
Northampton, Hampshire, MA, USA