Facts and Events
||27 Sep 1666
||Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
||18 NOV 1686
||Windsor, Hartford, CTto Sarah Hosford
||23 AUG 1716
||Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
||30 Aug 1716
||Hebron, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
Joseph was a large land owner in Hebron and gave a farm to each of his three sons who settled there. Ten children were named in his will.
Yes, husband and wife were born on the same day
One of the largest real estate owners in Hebron, CT
- Hosford, Henry Hallock. Ye Horseforde Booke: Horsford-Hosford families in the United States of America. (Ann Arbor, Michigan: Cleveland, Ohio: Tower Press, 1936).
- ↑ Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Record of Marriages & Births Copied from the 1st Book of Records.
Joseph, b. 27 Sep 1666, m. Sarah HOSFORD, 18 Nov 1686, d. 1716;
- ↑ A DIGEST OF THE EARLY CONNECTICUT PROBATE RECORDS. 1715 to 1723.
Page 99 Name: Joseph Phelps Location: Windsor
Invt. Ã¢341-16-11. Taken 26 September, 1716, by James Enno, Timothy Loomisand John Palmer. Will dated 23 August, 1716.
I, Joseph Phelps, Sen., do make this my last will and testament: After myjust debts be paid, I give unto my wife Sarah the use and improvement of1-3 part of my estate, both personal and real, during her natural life;also, I give to my wife a new Bible. It is my will that my estate shallbe divided equally amongst my ten children: Joseph, Daniel, Edward, John,Abell, Ichabod, Jonathan, Mary, Sarah and Abigail. I appoint my sonDaniel and my wife Sarah to be executors.
Witness: Jonathan Brown, William Phelps.
Joseph Phelps, ls.
Court Record, Page 23--2 October, 1716: Edward Phelps, 18 years of age,John 16, Mary 13, children of Joseph Phelps, chose Samuel Phelps to betheir guardian. This Court appoint William Phelps to be guardian toAbell, age 11 years, Ichabod, 9 years. Will exhibited by Sarah and DanielPhelps.
Page 25--1st April, 1716-17: Sarah Phelps, widow, accepts the trust ofexecutrix.
Page 60--1st April, 1718: The executors exhibit an account. Accepted.Order to dist. the remaining part of the estate to Sarah Phelps, widow,to Joseph, Daniel, Edward, John, Abell, Ichabod, Jonathan, Mary andAbigail Phelps. And appoint Thomas Moore, James Enno and John Bissell,distributors.
See File: Dist. of the estate, 1st April, 1718: To the widow, to Joseph,to Daniel, to Edward, to John, to Abell, to Ichabod, to Jonathan, toMatthew Griswold in right of his wife Mary Phelps, and to Sarah andAbigail Phelps. By Thomas Moore and John Bissell.
Page 69 (Vol. X) 2 February, 1724-5: Report of the distributors.
Page 220--3 June, 1729: This Court appoint Cornelius Phelps of Windsor tobe guardian to Jonathan Phelps, a minor, age 17 years. Recog., 50.