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Spencer Phelps

Male 1782 - 1865  (83 years)


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  • Name Spencer Phelps 
    Born 24 May 1782  Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Sep 1865  Mentor, Lake, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I7169  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2016 

    Father Spencer Phelps,   b. 20 Feb 1753, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1829, Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Naomi Clark,   b. 4 Oct 1753, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1784  (Age 30 years) 
    Married Aft 19 Mar 1781  [2
    Family ID F2841  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Kniep,   b. 13 Dec 1784, near Mt. Tom, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1851, Kirtland, Lake, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Morris Charles Phelps,   b. 20 Dec 1805, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1876, Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F2459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Fought in the War of 1812.

      Spencer Phelps (1782-1865) appears in most online genealogies as a son of Spencer Phelps (1753-1829) by his second wife Theodomy Allen (1755-1841). But the older Spencer's first wife Naomi Clark died in 1784. If the younger Spencer was born in 1782, his mother was Naomi Clark, not Theodomy Allen.

      Evidence:

      Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 shows Naomi Clark born 4 Oct 1753 in Northampton, Massachusetts, daughter of Ezra and Martha Clark.

      Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, "CLARK, NAOMI of Northampton, Intention of marriage to Spencer Phelps, published March 19, 1781."

      Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 shows Spencer Phelps born 24 May 1782 in Chesterfield, Massachusetts (just outside Northampton), son of Spencer Phelps and Naomi.

      This headstone at Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Massachusetts, of "Mrs. Naomi Phelps Wife of Mr. Spencer Phelps who died May 25 1784 In the 31st Year of her life".

  • Sources 
    1. [S450] Findagrave.com page for Spencer Phelps (1782-1865).

    2. [S2583] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, on Ancestry.com.