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Phelps, Lieut. Timothy

Phelps, Lieut. Timothy

Male 1639 - 1719  (80 years)

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  • Name Phelps, Timothy 
    Prefix Lieut. 
    Born 1 Aug 1639  Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • or possibly 1 Sept 1639
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 1 Sep 1639  Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    First Parish Church 
    Freeman 2 May 1664  Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Will 2 Mar 1716/7  Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    • Transcription from www.phelpsfamilyhistory.com

      Last Will and Testament of Mr. Timothy Phelps of Windsor, in the County of Hartford and Colony of Connecticut in New England.

      In the name of God, Amen:
      I, Timothy Phelps of Windsor, in the town, county and colony aforesaid in New England,
      being very aged, and yet through the mercy of God retaining a good measure of that understanding and memory that he hath been pleased to bestow upon me, do make and ordain this to be my last will and testament: First, I commit my soul to God in Jesus Christ my saviour and my body to the earth, to be decently entered. As for my estate Real and personal, my just Debts and funeral expenses being deducted and paid by my Ex(ecutor), I will devise and bequeath as followeth:

      Imprimis. I give, devise and bequeath all my estate whatsoever, Both Real and personal, To my three sons William, Cornelius, and Samuell to have and to hold and Improve the same in trust for the use of my wife during her natural life and after her decease my will is and I hereby do give and devise all my houseing and Lands with the appurtenances, To my sons Timothy Phelps, William Phelps, Cornelius Phelps, Samuel Phelps, Nathl. Phelps and the heirs of Joseph Phelps, in the Room of their father to be equally divided into Six Equal parts provided always; and it is my will that they pay and make up to their Sisters Sarah, Hannah, Ann and Martha, my daughters or to their heirs and to the heirs of my daughter Abigail deceased fourty eight pounds as money apiece and my will is that what they have already received as entered upon my book shall be reckoned as part of said sum and if my said sons and the heirs of my son Joseph shall pay their sisters and their heirs above mentioned in equal proportion except that the heirs of Joseph shall pay four pounds more then an equal proportion and my son Cornelius four pounds less then an equal proportion. And my will further is that my wife shall have the free disposal of all her wearing apparel at her decease and that my grandson Samuel Tiler shall have half of that bequeathed to the heirs of my Daughter Abigail if he liveth with me so long as I live or till he comes to the age of eighteen years and I do hereby nominate and appoint my loving wife Mary to be my executrix and my three sons William, Cornelius and Sam' to be my executors to this my last will and testament.

      In witness whereof that this is my last will and Testament I ye sd Timothy Phelps have hereto put my hand and seal this Second day of March Anno Domini One thousand Seven hundred sixteen or seventeen. his Timothy X Phelps.
      mark and a seal.

      The said Timothy Phelps signed, sealed & declared this to be his last will & Testament in presence of us.
      John Mansfield, Thomas Moore.

      And whereas I being aged and my wife so and not knowing how long it may please God to continue my life and not knowing what debts and charge may Arise before I leave this world my will is that my sons and my daughters & their heirs shall pay their equal parts and shares of my debts and charges after my decease and my daughters Sarah Hannah, Ann & Martha & the heirs of Abigail shall have fourty six pounds apiece with what they have already have to be paid as money out of my estate after my decease by the charge as above mentioned I intend that if there be any extraordinary charge so that the improvement of my estate will not maintain me this addition of my will was made and published this second day of March, One thousand Seven hundred Sixteen or Seventeen.
      his
      Timothy X Phelps.
      mark and a seal.
      Signed sealed and Declared to be his addition to his Will and Testament in presence of us.
      John Mansfield + Thomas Moore j
      Windsor September 28th 1719

      Then came before me the subscribers hereunto Capt. Thomas Moore and John Mansfield both of Windsor and made solemn oath that they saw Timothy Phelps sign and seal the foregoing written both sides of the first half sheet of this paper & declared the same to be his last will and testament and that they set their- hands thereunto as witnesses at the same time and also that they saw said Timothy Phelps sign and seal the writing on the other side of this half sheet paper and declare the same to be his addition to his will and testament and that they set their hands thereunto as witnesses at the same time and that according to their best observation he sd. Phelps was of sound mind and memory.
      Matthew Allyn, Asst.
    Buried 1719  Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Palisado Cemetery (Old Burying Ground) 
    Died Sep 1719  [2
    • No source cited for FindAGrave
    Probate 28 Sep 1719  Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
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    _UID 655D16538F0F493691D61E87BA2ECA717777 
    Person ID I9913  Tree_1
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2020 

    Father Phelps, William Sr.,   b. Abt 1593, Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1672, Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Dover, Anne,   b. Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1689, Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 14 Nov 1626  Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Family ID F3501  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Griswold, Mary,   b. 13 Oct 1644, Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1715, Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1661/2  Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Phelps, Cornelius,   b. 26 Apr 1671, Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1740/1, Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F3499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Aug 1639 - Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - Address:
    First Parish Church - 1 Sep 1639 - Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut
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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Mar 1661/2 - Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 2 May 1664 - Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 2 Mar 1716/7 - Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Palisado Cemetery (Old Burying Ground) - 1719 - Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 28 Sep 1719 - Hartford County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2182] Phelps Family of Windsor, Connecticut, 10 March 2018; Phelps Family of Windsor, Connecticut.

    2. [S2186] Phelps, Lt. Timothy (1639-1719) - FindAGrave #136214945, Timothy Phelps; 1639–1719; 136214945.

    3. [S656] Great Migration, Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, downloaded; 19 March 2020; Vol 1-3, pg. 1444: William Phelps, Sr.

    4. [S2191] Phelps Family History (website), downloaded; 13 March 2020; transcriptions of Phelps wills.

    5. [S1105] England Marriages, 1538-1973 (FS), viewed; 18 March 2020; Marriage of Anne Dover & Wm Phelps; https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NKCY-1M1.