William PHELPS


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William PHELPS

  • Born: 1731
  • Married: 17 Sep 1761, Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

   General Notes:

FAMILY RECORDS of the Descendants of GERSHOM FLAGG [Born 1730] of Lancaster Massahusettes (sic) with Other Genealogical Records of THE FLAGG FAMILY Descended from THOMAS FLEGG OF WATERTOWN MASS and Including THE FLEGG LINEAGE IN ENGLAND Compiled and Published by Norman Gersom Flagg and Lucius C S Flagg 1907
Chapter III The Flagg Lineage from Thomas Flegg of Watertown Mass to Gershom Flagg (Born 1730) of Lancaster Mass 1637-1758
pg 31:...The widow Mary (Willard) Flagg was admitted administratrix of the estate of 'Gershom Flagg, late of Lancaster, housewright, deceased,' on the fifth of Feb 1759, her bondsmen being Simon Willard and Nathaniel Willard, yeomen. 8 Feb appraisers were appointed, and 28 May, their inventory was filed...
The adminstratix's account was accepted 7 Aug 1761.
Gershom Flagg's widow married again 17 Sep 1761 to William Phelps and lived in Lancaster until her death 22 Sep 1807 (according to letter o fthat date written by her nephew Josiah Flagg to her son Ebenezer Flagg- letter in possession of Mrs Mary Willard Flagg-Gillham, Wanda IL 1906). There can be little doubt that both Gershom Flagg and his wife were buried in a Lancaster cemetery, but no stones can be found to mark the location of their graves...


   Marriage Information:

William married Mary WILLARD, daughter of Aaron WILLARD, Sr and Mary WRIGHT, on 17 Sep 1761 in Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. (Mary WILLARD was born on 21 Jan 1728/29 in Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA 1 2, christened on 1 Mar 1728/29 in Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA, died on 22 Sep 1807 in Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA 1 2 and was buried in Sep 1807 in Cemetery, Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA 1.)


1 Ancestors of Earl Randolph GERTZ c1925, Ancestry World Tree, Ancestors of Earl Randolph GERTZ c1925, (Ancestry.com).

2 Ancestors of Eugene Worth GRAVES c1903, Susanne Caroline Ayres, Ayres@Prodigy.net, File Name 117205, (Ancestry.com).

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