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William Phelps / Mary

Husband: William Phelps
Born: ABT 1593[487] [488] [489] at: Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England
Married: ABT 1618at:
Died: 14 Jul 1672at: Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Father:
Mother:
Notes: [491]
Wife: Mary
Born: ABT 1596at: Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England
Died: [668] at: Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England
Father:
Mother:
Children
Name: William Phelps [674] [672] [673] [675]
Born: ABT 9 Sep 1618[672] at: Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England
Married: at:  
Died: 10 Feb 1681[673] at: Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Spouses: Isabel Wilson , Sarah Pinney

Name: Samuel Phelps [706] [708] [709]
Born: ABT 5 Aug 1621[706] [708] at: Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England
Married: at:  
Died: 15 May 1669at: Poquonock, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Spouses: Sarah Griswold

Name: (--?--) Phelps [3738]
Born: 1623at:
Died: at:
Spouses:

Name: Nathaniel Phelps [677] [678]
Born: ABT 1625at: Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England
Married: at:  
Died: 17 May 1702at: Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
Spouses: Elizabeth Copley


Pedigree Chart for: William Phelps

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Pedigree Chart for: Mary

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[491] According the Mary and John 1630 Ship Passenger List Project, the following individuals are "certain or highly probably" as having been aboard: PHELPS, WILLIAM a. 35 Crewkerne, Somerset Ann Dover, wife a. 33 Crewkerne, Somerset William Phelps Jr., son 11 Crewkerne, Somerset Samuel Phelps, son 10 Crewkerne, Somerset Nathaniel Phelps, son 5 Crewkerne, Somerset Joseph Phelps, son 1 Crewkerne, Somerset http://www.maryandjohn1630.com/passengerlist.html (September 15, 2003) Mr. Phelps, his wife, and their six children emigrated to New England in the ship Mary and John, of four hundred tons burden, commanded by Captain Squeb, with one hundred and forty passengers. This company had been organized into a church and selected their ministers the day before sailing. They sailed from Plymouth, England, March 20th, 1630, arriving and landing at Nantasket, now Hull, Mass., May 30th, 1630. This company settled Dorchester, Mass., the first settlers and founders of that place. Mr. Phelps took an active position in town matters, and during the first six months was made a freeman. From "The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-33:" William Phelps ORIGIN: Crewkerne, Somersetshire MIGRATION: 1630 on Mary & John FIRST RESIDENCE: Dorchester REMOVES: Windsor 1635 CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: Second on the list of men who came from Dorchester church to Windsor with Mr. Warham [Grant 10]. FREEMAN: Requested 19 October 1630 and admitted 18 May 1631 (as "Will[ia]m Felpes") [MBCR 1:79, 366]. In list of Windsor freemen, 11 October 1669 (as "Mr. Will[iam] Phelps Sen.") [CCCR 2:519]. OFFICES: Deputy for Dorchester to Massachusetts Bay General Court, 9 May 1632, 6 May 1635 [MBCR 1:95, 145]. Committee on boundary between Boston and Roxbury, 4 March 1633/4 [MBCR 1:113]. Committee to survey Mount Wollaston, 14 May 1634 [MBCR 1:119, 139]. Committee on boundary between Wessaguscus and Barecove, 8 July 1635 [MBCR 1:149, 161]. Jury on death of Austin Bratcher, 9 November 1630 [MBCR 1:81]. Dorchester constable, 27 September 1631 [MBCR 1:91]. Dorchester selectman, 8 October 1633, 28 October 1634, November 1635 (six months) [DTR 3, 7, 13]. Committee to set the rate, 3 November 1633 [DTR 4]. Lot layer, 3 November 1633 [DTR 4]. Fence~viewer in East Field, 10 February 1634/5 [DTR 10]. Appointed by Massachusetts Bay one of the commissioners for the new towns on the Connecticut River, 3 March 1635/6 [MBCR 1:170-71]. Assistant, April 1636, September 1636, March 1637, May 1637, November 1637, March 1638, April 1638 - April 1642, May 1658 - May 1662 [CT Civil List 43]. Deputy for Windsor to Connecticut General Court, April 1645, September 1645, April 1646, October 1646, May 1647, September 1647, May 1648, September 1648, May 1649, September 1649, September 1650, May 1651, September 1651, May 1652, September 1652, May 1653, October 1653, May 1654, September 1654, May 1655, February 1657, May 1657, October 1657 [CT Civil List 43]. Committee to organize expedition against Pequots, 26 August 1639 [CCCR 1:32]. War Committee (Windsor), May 1653, October 1654 [CT Civil List 43]. ESTATE: On 3 April 1633 he was ordered to maintain forty feet of fencing for two cows at Dorchester [DTR 2]. On 5 July 1635 he was granted two and a half acres [DTR 12]. In the meadow beyond Naponset "W. Philps" drew lot #40 containing six acres [DTR 321]. In the Windsor land inventory of 23 February 1640, William Phelps the elder "hath granted from the plantation one homelot with its additions, nine acres more or less" (annotated "sold to Mr. Wareham"); "also one great lot fifty acres ... with meadow adjoining, seventeen acres"; "over the great river in breadth thirty-four rods, in length three miles" (annotated "given to Sam[uel] & Nathan[iel] Phelps"); "by the little meadow in upland two acres and half more or less, in breadth six rods, in length sixty-seven rods" (annotated "purchased by Daniell Clark & Bray Rossiter"); "in meadow adjoining two acres & half in breadth four rods & half more or less" (annotated "purchased by Rich[ard] Vere"); "also purchased of John Brookes a parcel of land in the upper end of the meadow by his dwelling house containing two acres of meadow with the swamp adjoining"; "also given from the town forty acres of woodland" [WiLR 1:78]. On 27 June 1664 swamp land measured out for Mr. Phelps totalled something over three acres [WiLR 1:78]. Son William Phelps's inventory showed that he "had by deed of gift from his father William Phelps the elder" one acre of meadow and four and a half acres of upland [WiLR 1:84]. By February 1650[/1] William Phelps purchased of his father William Phelps a parcel of swampland [WiLR 82]. On 10 March 1663/4 the Connecticut Court granted to "Mr. Phelps, 200 acres of upland and twenty of meadow, where he can find it; provided it prejudice not former grants and plantations set up and to set up" [CCCR 1:419]. BIRTH: By about 1593 based on estimated date of marriage. DEATH: Windsor 14 July 1672 ("Old Mr. William Phelps died" [CTVR 27]). MARRIAGE: (1) By 1618 Mary _____, who was buried at Crewkerne 13 August 1626. (2) Crewkerne 14 November 1626 Anne Dover. "Mistress Phelps" was the first on the list of women members of the church at Dorchester who came with Mr. Warham to Windsor [Grant 9]. She died Windsor 30 August 1689 ("Mrs. An Phelps died") [CTVR 57]). (All citations in brackets [] are source attributions.) By David Phelps Last Will and Testament The following is the last Will and Testament of Mr. William Phelps, or properly speaking, his Settlement Deed. From Windsor Records. "These presents testify, that I, William Phelps, of Windsor, on Connecticut, in consideration of a marriage concluded between my son Timothy, on the one part, and Mary, the daughter of Edward Griswold, on the other part; have given and granted, and by these presents do give and grant unto my son, that he, the said Timothy, shall jointly enjoin and possess, together with me, all my houseing, lands and accom-modations, as also all my estate, both real and personal, both within door and without, with all the property emoluments, products, and income of the same, during my material life: And my said son is to inhabit and dwell in my house, with me and my wife, in joint way ; and that it shall continue during my material life ; and if my wife shall survive me, she have and enjoy in a joint way with my son the estate for her maintainence as before expressed. But if my wife chooses to settle in any place and to leave the house, then my son shall pay yearly to my wife, the sum of ten pounds during her material life, and in case I myself in my life time, or my wife after my decease, in her lifetime while she abides, to inhabit with my said son Timothy, she see cause or desire it, I do reserve power both for myself and for her, after my decease to dispose a bar-rel or two of cider and some apples yearly, without any harm to the premises, and likewise I do reserve like liberty for my-self and my wife, to dispose of my wearing apparel, and whom we shall meet to enjoy them after our decease. Also I do give full power of bequeathing the great brass pan at her decease ; and my son Timothy is to carry the improvements of the whole Estate, and to order and dispose of the stock, so far as the necessity of our subsistance shall require, and after my decease and the decease of my wife, my said son Timothy shall have and enjoy all my whole Estate fore mentioned to him and his heirs forever; always provided that in case my said son Tim-othy shall die and leave no natural heirs begotten by him, that shall either not attain the age of twenty one years or marry, then the one-half of my lands excepting the orchard and pas-ture down to the bridge, that goeth into the meadow; also the tipper pasture by the house that shall belong to the house, shall return to William, the son of my son Samuel. Also my son Timothy is to pay out of the Estate: Imprimis to discharge my daughter Mary, with that which is paid, the sum of thirty-four pounds, which is the full portion I allow her. To my son William twenty shillings, to Samuel ten pounds, to Nathaniel fifteen pounds, to Joseph five pounds--these legacies to my sons to be discharged within two years of my decease. In consideration of the premises we both have hereunto set our hands this 22nd day of April Anno Dom. 1660. Witness to the signatures: DANIEL CLARK, WILLIAM PHELPS, JAMES ALFORD, TIMOTHY PHELPS. Entered on the Windsor, Conn., Register, July 26th, 1672. MATHEW GRANT, Register."

[674] BIOGRAPHY: Emigrated to America with his father, arrving in Massachusetts Bay 30th May, 1630, settled in Dorchester with his father, removing from there to the settling of Windsor, with Rev. Mr. Warham's church, in 1635, where he m. Isable Wilson. William was a freeman at Hartford 1669.

[677] NATHANIEL PHELPS, b. England about 1627, emigrated to New England with his father, settling in Dorchester, Mass., wikth his father, removing to Windsor, Ct., in 1635-6, where he m. Elizabeth Copley, 17th Sept., 1650 She was an English lady. Says the Hon. James H. Phelps of Townshend, Vt., a descendant of this family: "A descendant of the family of Elizabeth Copley, in England was the celebrated artist, John Cop ley, father of Lord Lyndhurst, who on the 30th of April, 1827: became Lord Chancellor of England." Lord Lyndhurst appears to have no knowledge of this connection, as may be seen from his letter herewith attached. As this connection must be traced back over two hundred years, there is no reason to doubt the same. Mrs. Phelps died in Northampton, Mass., 6th Dec., 1712, some ten years after her husband. Her will probated in Northampton, Vol. 11, 1678-1716. Reference is made to her sons Nathaniel and William Phelps, who are to have the land her husband left her, to be divided equally between them. Her homestead also to be divided between them, Nathaniel to have the side he lives in, and William the other side. To Abigal 50 pounds; to the children of Matthew and Mary Closson 5 pound each; to her son-in-law, Matthew Closson, 10 shillings; to Thomas Copley 3 pounds; to Samuel and John Lankton 20 shillings each. Mr. Phelps resided on the Orton place opposite his father's homestead, which he purchased of his brother Samuel. Here he resided up to 1656-7, when he removed with part of his family to Northampton, Mass., one of its first settlers. Says Stiles: " He was a pious man of good intellect, and of a sound, discriminating judgment-was one of the first deacons of the N. Church. His homestead was occupied by him for 43 years, and by his descendants until 1835. " His homestead comprised the land which was over fifty years ago occupied by Miss Margaret Dwight's school, and which at a later date was the College Institute of J. J. Dudley, Esq., and which is now Shady Lawn. The old homestead stood a few rods north of that edifice. (Clark's Northampton Antiquity) - Although Mr. Phelps, removed to Northampton in 1656-7, we find him paying slip rent in Windsor 4th Jan., 1659. Feb. 8th, 1679, Dea. Nathaniel Phelps, with his sons Nathaniel Jr. and William, took the oath of allegiance before Worshipful Maj. Pynchon. May 11th, 1681, he was made a freeman by the General Court at Boston. He died in Norhtamption May 27th, 1702, aged 75 years, honored and respected. NATHANIEL PHELPS, bp. 6 March 1624/5 at Crewkerne, d. 27 May 1702 at Northampton, Mass.;[1] m. on 17 September 1650 at Windsor ELIZABETH COPLEY,[2] widow, d. 6 December 1719 at Northampton.[3] Nathaniel Phelps was one of the original settlers of Northampton and on 18 March 1657/58 was one of signatories on a petition to the General Court requesting (1) a settled minister, and (2) help in reducing drunkenness.[4] On 6 January 1658/9 he gave three acres of land for the use of the ministry[5] and on 18 April 1661 signed the covenant of the church[6] and was one of the first deacons.[7] In 1663 he was listed as owner of Home Lot 4, Meadowland 29.[8] On 27 March 1676 the "wife of Nathaniel Phelps" was among 23 persons presented at the court in Northampton for "wearing silk in a flaunting manner and for long hair and other extravagance contrary to honest and sober order, and demeanor not becoming a wilderness state, at least the profession for Christianity and religion."[9] On 9 February 1679 Deacon Nathaniel, with sons Nathaniel and William, took the oath of allegiance before Worshipful Major Pynchon.[10] On 11 February 1679/80 he was sworn in as tithing-man.[11] On 11 May 1681 he was sworn in as freeman by the General Court in Boston.[12] On the 21 May 1688 there was a town resolution "to Rectifie and Record that Highway that Goeth up to Mr. Stoddard's house: Between Deacon Phelps & goodman miller lots."[13] In the town record he is listed as having donated five pounds of flax for the support of Harvard College.[14] Elizabeth (Copley) Phelps's will, according to Stiles, divided "house and lands equally between her sons Nathaniel and William; to her dau. Abigail 30; to children of Matthew and Mary Clossen 5 each, to her son-in-law, Matthew Closson, 10s; to Thomas Copley 3, to Samuel and John Lankton 30s each."[15] 1 Myrtle Stevens Hyde, "The English Origin of William Phelps," citing James Buckman, comp., "Northampton Deaths," in Forbes Library, Northampton, 13. For William see PHELPS I in these Notes. 2 Henry R. Stiles, The History and Genealogies of Ancient Windsor (Hartford, Conn.: Press of the Case, Lockwood and Brainard, 1892), 565; Register 64 (1910), 248 and fn. [no.??] only note so far as I know; in those days they did not use fotnotes for references , referring to Thomas Copley, son, and daughter of Elizabeth Copley. 3 Stiles, Windsor, 565. 4 James Russell Trumbull, History of Northampton from Its Settlement in 1654 (Northampton, Mass.,1898), 58--9. 5 Ibid. 6 Trumbull, History of Northampton, 106--7. 7 Stiles, Windsor, 565. 8 Trumbull, History of Northampton, 144--5. 9 Ibid., 290--1. 10 Stiles, Windsor, 565. 11 Trumbull, History of Northampton, 274. 12 Stiles, Windsor, 565. 13 Trumbull, History of Northampton, 391. 14 Ibid., 501. 15 Stiles, Windsor, 565. (Courtesy Peter H. Judd)

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  • @2Page: Vol. 6, No 1, page 409
  • [14231] reference to Volume III of The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, by Robert Charles Anderson.

@1 [487] [S80]

  • @2Page: Vol 1, p 72

@1 [488] [S85]

  • @2Page: Vol 1, p 72

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  • @2Page: Vol 1, p 72

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  • @2Page: Vol. 1, p. 14

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    [669] Cited in an article by Margaret P. Swanson for the Phelps Connections newsletter.

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@1 [673] [S80]

  • @2Page: Vol. 1, p 87

@1 [675] [S145]

  • @2Page: p. 769

@1 [706] [S184]

  • @2Page: Vol. 6, No 1 page 409
  • [707] Reference to Volume III of The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England.

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  • @2Page: Page 407

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John Butler Terrell / Irma Louise Garrett

Husband: John Butler Terrell
Born: 28 Nov 1908at: Conroe, Montgomery, Texas, United States
Married: 10 Aug 1928at: Conroe, Montgomery, Texas, United States
Died: 19 Jul 1989at: Beaumont, Jefferson Co., Texas
Father: William Peter Terrell
Mother: Exeen Montgomery
Wife: Irma Louise Garrett
Born: 13 Nov 1908at: Esperanza, Montgomery Co., Texas
Died: 21 Jan 1996at: Katy, Harris Co., Texas
Father: Alexander Elton Garrett
Mother: Mary Lucy Spiller
Children
Name: Mildred Carolyn Terrell [12427]
Born: at:
Married: at:  
Died: at:
Spouses:

Name: Mary Ann Terrell
Born: 20 Oct 1929at:
Died: at:
Spouses:

Name: John Butler Terrell , Jr. [12435]
Born: at:
Died: at:
Spouses:


Pedigree Chart for: John Butler Terrell

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Pedigree Chart for: Irma Louise Garrett

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/--Alexander Elton  Garrett 
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|--Irma Louise  Garrett 
|     /--George Anderson  Spiller 
|  /--William Fielding  Spiller 
|  |  \--Susan  Diuguid 
\--Mary Lucy  Spiller 
   |  /--George Anderson  Spiller 
   \--Elizabeth Catherine  Irvine 
      \--Minerva Angelia  Tabor 

[12427] This person is presumed living.

[12435] This person is presumed living.

James Moseley / Sophia Phelps

Husband: James Moseley
Born: at:
Married: 7 Nov 1813at: Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
Died: at:
Father:
Mother:
Sources: [13496] [13497]
Wife: Sophia Phelps
Born: 17 Nov 1790[13436] at: Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
Died: at:
Father: Moses Phelps
Mother: Margaret Root
Sources: [13436] [13437] [13438] [13439]
Children

Pedigree Chart for: James Moseley

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Pedigree Chart for: Sophia Phelps

      /--Aaron  Phelps 
   /--Aaron  Phelps  Jr.
   |  \--Rachel  Bagg 
/--Moses  Phelps 
|  |  /--Moses  Noble 
|  \--Mary  Noble 
|     \--Mary  Grant 
|--Sophia  Phelps 
|     /--Joseph  Root 
|  /--Thomas  Root 
|  |  \--Sarah   
\--Margaret  Root 
   |  /--Joseph  Root 
   \--Abigail  Collins 
      \--Abigail  Pease 

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