Descendants of Nicholas Phillips



First Generation



1. Nicholas Phillips 1 was born about 1611 in Wendover, Buckingham, ENG 1 and died before 7 Sep 1672 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA.1

Noted events in his life were:

Oath of Freemanship/Allegiance: 13 May 1640, Massachusetts Bay Colony, MA. 2 Listed as Nicho. fflilipes

Took Inventory: 23 Nov 1646, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 3 Helped to take inventory of William Brandon's estate.

Took Inventory: 18 Oct 1652, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 4 Inventoried the estate of Dorothie King, deceased wife of John King, of Waymouth, Seaman.

Nicholas married Elizabeth Jewson ,1 daughter of Richard Jusson and Elizabeth Kipping , on 26 Jun 1631 in England.1

Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 M    i. Richard Phillips 1 5 was born about 1635 1 and died on 17 Oct 1695 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA.5

   3 M    ii. Benjamin Phillips 5 was born in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA 5 and died on 13 Feb 1686/87 in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA.5

   4 F    iii. Abigail Phillips was born in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA and died on 19 Sep 1724 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA.

   5 F    iv. Alice Phillips 5 was born before 1639 5 and died on 1 Sep 1672 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.5

   6 M    v. Joshua Phillips 5 was born about 1639 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA 5 and died between 10 Apr 1679 and 2 May 1679 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA.5

Noted events in his life were:

He signed a will on 10 Apr 1679 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 6 He made his will 10 Apr. 1679, calling himself "32 years of age, or thereabouts." To Joseph Pool, to him, his family, and house, and his charge about me in my sickness, 93. To his sister Experience King yarn that I have at my brother Ebenezer White's." To sister Hannah White "apparell, armes and amunition." Residue to be equally divided amongst my brothers and sisters and cousin Elizabeth Poole. My brother Richard Phillips and Dea. Jonas Humphrey, executors. Witnesses: Joseph Dyer and Ephraim Hunt; probated 2 May, 1679. (Suffolk Probate, 6: 281.)

   7 F    vi. Experience Phillips 5 was born on 8 May 1641 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA 5 and died in 1718 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA.5

Noted events in her life were:

VR - Birth: 8 May 1641, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 7

Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.: 10 Apr 1679, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 8 Received legacy of "the yarn I have at my brother Ebenezer White's" in the will of her brother Joshua Phillips. Named in the will as Experience King.

   8 M    vii. Caleb Phillips 5 7 was born on 22 Jan 1643/44 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA 5 7 and died before 2 Jun 1671 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA.5

Noted events in his life were:

VR - Birth: 22 Jan 1643/44, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 7

   9 F    viii. Hannah Phillips was born on 25 Nov 1654 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA and died on 5 Oct 1732 in Massachusetts.

Noted events in her life were:

VR - Marriage: 1671, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 9 Married Ebenezer White.

Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.: 10 Apr 1679, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 8 Received legacy of "apparell, armes and amunition." in the will of her brother Joshua Phillips. Named in the will as Hannah White.

Second Generation (Children)


2. Richard Phillips 1 5 (Nicholas1) was born about 1635 1 and died on 17 Oct 1695 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA.5

Noted events in his life were:

Executor or Overseer of Will: 10 Apr 1679, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 8 Named executor of the will of his brother Joshua Phillips

Richard married Mary Packard , daughter of Samuel Packard and Elizabeth Unknown (Packard) .

Noted events in their marriage were:

VR - Birth of Child: 21 May 1660, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 10 Birth of Mary, daughter of Richard & Mary Phillips

VR - Birth of Child: 24 May 1661, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 10 Birth of Mary, 2d of that name, daughter of Richard & Mary Phillips.

VR - Birth of Child: 10 May 1662, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 11 Birth of Joshua, son of Richard & Mary Phillips

VR - Birth of Child: 30 Mar 1664, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 11 Birth of Nicholas, son of Richard & Mary Phillips

VR - Birth of Child: 7 May 1670, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 12 Samuel, son of Richard & Mary Phillips

Noted events in her life were:

Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.: Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA. 13 Named in her father's will as Mary Phillips, the wife of Richard Phillips; received 1/6th share of the money or chattles that might be left after the death of their mother.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 10 M    i. Joshua Phillips 1 was born on 10 May 1662 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA 14 and died before 27 Jan 1689/90.1

   11 F    ii. Mary Phillips 14 was born on 21 May 1660 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA.14

Noted events in her life were:

VR - Birth: 21 May 1660, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 14

   12 F    iii. Mary Phillips 2d 14 was born on 24 May 1661 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA.14

Noted events in her life were:

VR - Birth: 24 May 1661, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 14 Birth of Mary, second of that name, to Richard & Mary Phillips

   13 M    iv. Nicholas Phillips 14 was born on 30 Mar 1664 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA.14

Noted events in his life were:

VR - Birth: 30 Mar 1664, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 14

VR - Birth of Child: 29 Nov 1690, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 15 Birth of Mary, daughter of Nicholas & Mary Philips

VR - Birth of Child: 24 Aug 1692, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 16 Birth of Mary, the second of that name, daughter of Nicholas & Mary Phillips.

VR - Birth of Child: 23 May 1697, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 14 Births of Nicholas & Hannah, children of Nicholas & Mary Philips

   14 F    v. Elizabeth Phillips 14 was born on 27 Nov 1665 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA.14

Noted events in her life were:

VR - Birth: 27 Nov 1665, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 14

   15 M    vi. Richard Phillips was born on 20 Oct 1667 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA.14

Noted events in his life were:

VR - Birth: 20 Oct 1667, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 14

   16 M    vii. Samuel Phillips 14 was born on 7 May 1670 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA.14

Noted events in his life were:

VR - Birth: 7 May 1670, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 14

Third Generation (Grandchildren)


10. Joshua Phillips 1 (Richard2, Nicholas1) was born on 10 May 1662 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA 14 and died before 27 Jan 1689/90.1

Noted events in his life were:

VR - Birth: 10 May 1662, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 14

Joshua married Amy Drake ,1 14 daughter of Thomas Drake and Jane Holbrook , about 1686 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA.1 Amy was born on 3 Feb 1665/66 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA.1 14

Noted events in her life were:

VR - Birth: 3 Feb 1665/66, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 14

Children from this marriage were:

+ 17 M    i. Joshua Phillips 15 was born on 19 Apr 1689 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA.15

   18 F    ii. Amy Phillips 18 was born on 10 Oct 1687 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA.18

Noted events in her life were:

VR - Birth: 10 Oct 1687, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 18

Fourth Generation (Great Grandchildren)


17. Joshua Phillips 15 (Joshua10, Richard2, Nicholas1) was born on 19 Apr 1689 in Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA.15

Noted events in his life were:

VR - Birth: 19 Apr 1689, Weymouth, Plymouth Co., MA. 15

Joshua married Hannah Jones , daughter of Thomas Jones and Lydia Saunderson , on 21 Nov 1715 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.1 17

Noted events in their marriage were:

VR - Marriage: 21 Nov 1715, Dighton, Bristol Co., MA. 17 Book 1, p 31; both of Dighton

Noted events in her life were:

Something doesn't add up:Thomas Jones of Taunton, according to Savage, had children Lydia, b. 26 Jul 1659; Thomas, b. 4 May 1662; Joseph, b. 5 May 1664; & Hannah, b. 3 Oct 1675 - this seems a little old to be the Hannah who married Joshua Phillips, so perhaps there is a missing generation. [Savage 2:566]

Children from this marriage were:

+ 19 F    i. Lydia Phillips 19 was born about 1720 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 1 and died on 23 Oct 1748 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.

   20 F    ii. Jane Phillips 21 was born in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.21

Noted events in her life were:

VR - Birth: Dighton, Bristol Co., MA. 21 Book 1, p 46 - no date is given for her birth.

   21 M    iii. Richard Phillips 21 was born on 28 Sep 1728 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.21

Noted events in his life were:

VR - Birth: 28 Sep 1728, Dighton, Bristol Co., MA. 21 Book 1, p 46

   22 M    iv. Abiezer Phillips 21 was born on 13 Nov 1730 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.21

Noted events in his life were:

VR - Birth: 13 Nov 1730, Dighton, Bristol Co., MA. 21 Book 1, p 46

   23 F    v. Hannah Phillips 21 was born on 1 Mar 1735/36 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.21

Noted events in her life were:

VR - Birth: 1 Mar 1735/36, Dighton, Bristol Co., MA. 21 Book 1, p 46

   24 F    vi. Marcy Phillips 21 was born on 25 Jun 1737 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.21

Noted events in her life were:

VR - Birth: 25 Jun 1737, Dighton, Bristol Co., MA. 21 Book 1, p 46

Fifth Generation (Great Great Grandchildren)


19. Lydia Phillips 19 (Joshua17, Joshua10, Richard2, Nicholas1) was born about 1720 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 1 and died on 23 Oct 1748 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.

Lydia married Constant Simmons ,19 son of John Simmons and Hannah Hathaway , on 12 Apr 1739 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.20 Constant was born on 7 May 1713 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.

Noted events in their marriage were:

VR - Marriage: 12 Apr 1739, Dighton, Bristol Co., MA. 22 Book 1, p 93; both of Dighton

Noted events in his life were:

Something doesn't add up:Double check birth & death dates

Children from this marriage were:

   25 M    i. John Simmons 19 23 24 was born on 16 Jul 1739 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 23 and died on 22 Apr 1790 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.

Noted events in his life were:

VR - Birth: 6 Jul 1739, Dighton, Bristol Co., MA. 23 25 Book 1, p 132; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

John married Hannah Bullock ,19 24 27 daughter of Elkanah Bullock and Sarah Eddy , on 5 Jan 1766 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA.26 Hannah was born on 7 May 1745 in Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA 27 28 and died on 18 Dec 1804 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.29

Noted events in their marriage were:

VR - Marriage: 5 Jan 1766, Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. 22 26

Noted events in her life were:

VR - Birth: 6 May 1745, Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA. 28

VR - Death: 18 Dec 1804, Dighton, Bristol Co., MA. 29

   26 F    ii. Hannah Simmons 25 was born on 1 Dec 1740 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.25

Noted events in her life were:

VR - Birth: 1 Dec 1740, Dighton, Bristol Co., MA. 25 Book 1, p 132; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

   27 M    iii. Constant Simmons 25 was born on 5 Feb 1742/43 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 25 and died on 27 Jun 1831 in Bristol, Ontario Co., NY.

Noted events in his life were:

VR - Birth: 5 Feb 1742/43, Dighton, Bristol Co., MA. 25 Book 1, p 132; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

He had a residence in 1797 in Bristol, Ontario Co., NY. 30 Simmons, Constant --
1797, Lot 49. He erected a log house, at that time, the finest in town. He ran a tavern in his home for several years.

   28 M    iv. Joshua Simmons 25 was born on 22 Oct 1743 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.25

Noted events in his life were:

VR - Birth: 22 Oct 1743, Dighton, Bristol Co., MA. 25 Book 1, p 132; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

   29 F    v. Lydia Simmons 25 was born on 11 Sep 1746 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.25

Noted events in her life were:

VR - Birth: 11 Sep 1746, Dighton, Bristol Co., MA. 25 Book 1, p 132; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

   30 M    vi. David Simmons 25 was born on 28 Jun 1748 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA 25 and died in 1813 in Bristol, Ontario Co., NY.30

Noted events in his life were:

VR - Birth: 28 Jun 1748, Dighton, Bristol Co., MA. 25 Book 1, p 132; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

   31 F    vii. Rebecca Simmons 25 was born on 15 Jun 1753 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.25

Noted events in her life were:

VR - Birth: 15 Jun 1753, Dighton, Bristol Co., MA. 25 Book 1, p 132; all children entered on the same page suggests that they might have been entered at the same time.

   32 M    viii. Seth Simmons was born about 1755 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.

   33 M    ix. Asa Simmons was born about 1757 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.

   34 M    x. Gilford Simmons was born about 1759 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.

   35 M    xi. Ephraim Simmons was born in 1760 in Dighton, Bristol Co., MA.


Sources


1. Pedigree Resource File, (LDS), William M. Smith, 13174 Aztec St., Sylmar, CA, 9132-2505.

2. Paige. Rev. Lucius E., List of Freemen [from Colonial Records], (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 3, January 1849, p. 89 & subsequent), 3:187.

3. Trask, W. B., Abstracts of the Wills of Early Settlers of New England, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 7, Jan 1853, p 29 & subsequent), 7:35.

4. Ibid, 8:60.

5. Chamberlain, George Walter, M.S, History of Weymouth, Genealogies of Wemouth Families, Vol III & IV Weymouth Historical Society, H.H. Joy, Pres., 1923, (Weymouth Historical Society, H.H. Joy, Pres., 1923
).

6. Ibid, citing Suffolk Probate, 6:281.

7. Orcutt, Cyrus, Early Records of Weymouth, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 3, p 71 & subsequent), Vol 9, p 171.

8. Chamberlain, George Walter, M.S, History of Weymouth, Genealogies of Wemouth Families, Vol III & IV Weymouth Historical Society, H.H. Joy, Pres., 1923, (Weymouth Historical Society, H.H. Joy, Pres., 1923), citing Suffolk Probate 6:281.

9. Clemens, William Montgomery, American Marriage Records before 1699, (Pompton Lakes, NJ: Biblio Co., 1926.)

10. Orcutt, Cyrus, Early Records of Weymouth, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 3, p 71 & subsequent), 3:71.

11. Ibid, 3:72.

12. Ibid, 3:269.

13. Mayflower, MA & New England Families, (http://www.mayflowerfamilies.com/enquirer/servitude.htm (08/15/98)), http://www.mayflowerfamilies.com/wills/samuel1_packard.htm.

14. Orcutt, Cyrus, Early Records of Weymouth, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 3, p 71 & subsequent).

15. Ibid, Vol 4, p 59.

16. Ibid, Vol 4, p 60.

17. Vital Records of Dighton, (Search & Research), Marriages, Vol 2, p 82.

18. Orcutt, Cyrus, Early Records of Weymouth, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 3, p 71 & subsequent), 4:59.

19. Irving Simmons, (hisimmons@yahoo.com - 18 Mar 2000).

20. Vital Records of Dighton, (Search & Research), Book 1, p 93.

21. Ibid, Marriages, Vol 1, p 148.

22. Ibid, Marriages, Vol 2, p 95.

23. Ibid, Vol 1, p 132.

24. (ASmith3314@aol.com), Citing entries in the Smith Family Bible.

25. Vital Records of Dighton, (Search & Research), Births, Vol 1, p 185.

26. Arnold, James, Vital Records for the Town of Rehoboth, Mass. 1642-1896, (1897), p 345.

27. Vital Records of Dighton, (Search & Research), p 335 [B2, p 117].

28. Arnold, James, Vital Records for the Town of Rehoboth, Mass. 1642-1896, (1897), p 3.

29. Vital Records of Dighton, (Search & Research), Book 2, p 117.

30. Town of Bristol, (http://www.townofbristol.org/thistplus.html).

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