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Asa C. Phelps

Male 1842 - 1912  (70 years)


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  • Name Asa C. Phelps 
    Born 21 April 1842  Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Veterinarian 
    Died 17 September 1912  Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Nettle Valley Cemetery, Potter Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Town Clerks´ Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War, ca 1861-1865.
      Asa C. Phelps, b. 21 Apr 1842 at Potter, Yates Co, NY, son of John S. Phelps & Sabrina Beebe, residence Penn Yan, enlistment 12 Sep 1861 at Potter, regiment 50th engineers, rank private, married

      1865 New York Census. Potter, Yates County
      Asa C. Phelps, 23, 1 child, married once, farmer, served in the military
      Eliza R. Phelps, 23, 1 child, married once
      Clara Phelps, 4
      All were born in Yates County.

      1870 Federal Census. Italy, Yates County, New York
      Roll 1120, page 441A
      Post Office Italy Hill
      Acy C. Phelps, 28, farm laberer, $500 real estate
      Eliza R. Phelps, 27, keeping hause
      Clara M. Phelps, 9
      Nella A. Phelps, 5
      Frank Phelps, 3
      Not Named Phelps, 1 month, b. May
      All were born in New York. The next family on the census was Ira Randall’s. Ira married Asa’s sister Sally in about 1871.

      1875 New York Census. Potter, Yates County
      Asa C. Phelps, 33, b. Yates Co., farm laborer
      Eliza R. Phelps, 32, wife, b. Wayne Co.
      Carrie M. Phelps, 14, daughter, b. Yates Co.
      Nellie Ann Phelps, 10, daughter, b. Yates Co.
      Frank Phelps, 8, son, b. Yates Co.
      Herbert Phelps, 5, son, b. Yates Co.
      John Phelps, 1, son, b. Yates Co.
      Asa’s father’s family lived next door.

      1880 Federal Census. Potter, Yates County, New York
      Roll 949, page 506C
      Asa C. Phelps, 38, laborer
      Phebe Turner, 78, mother-in-law, widowed, keeping house
      Nellie Phelps, 15, daughter, at home
      Frank Phelps, 10, son, at school
      Herbie Phelps, 10, son, at school
      John Phelps, 6, son, at school
      Edwin Phelps, 4, son
      All born in New York and their parents born in New York. Asa’s father’s family resides next door.

      1892 New York Census. Potter, Yates County
      Asa Phelps, 49, veterinary
      Ellen Phelps 48

      1900 Federal Census. Potter, Yates County, New York
      Roll 1179, page 7A
      Asa Phelps, head, b. Apr 1842, 58, widowed, veterinarian & sev[?]
      Frank Phelps, son, b. Apr 1867, 33, single, farm laborer
      Herbert Phelps, son, b. Jun 1870, 29, single, farm laboror
      Minnie Groodrich, daughter, b. Jan 1865, 35, m. 8 years, 2 children, 1 living
      Alice Groodrich, grandddaughter, b. Sep 1893, 3
      All were born in New York as were their parents.

      In 1910 Asa was living with his son Herbert’s family in Potter.

      Nettle Valley Cemetery, Potter, Yates County, New York
      On one stone:
      Asa C. Phelps, b. 21 Apr 1842, d. 17 Sep 1912
      Eliza R., his wife, b. 11 Jul 1844, d. 27 Feb 1878
      Ellen, his wife, b. 3 Feb 1844, d. 19 Jan 1893
      Frank Phelps, 1867–1938
    Person ID I18895  Schirado
    Last Modified 26 May 2015 

    Father John S. Phelps,   b. about 1812, Saratoga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 April 1885, Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother Sabrina Beebe,   b. about 1818, Steuben County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1855/1858  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married say 1838 
    Family ID F5751  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Eliza R. Turner,   b. 11 July 1844, Wayne County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 February 1878, Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 1860/1 
    Children 
     1. Clara M. Phelps,   b. 9 November 1860, Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940, Middlesex, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Nellie Ann Phelps,   b. January 1865, Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953, Middlesex Township, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years)
     3. Frank Phelps,   b. April 1867, Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1928  (Age ~ 60 years)
     4. Herbert D. Phelps,   b. June 1870, Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951  (Age ~ 80 years)
     5. John Phelps,   b. about 1874, Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 June 1948, Potter Center, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)
     6. Edwin Phelps,   b. about 1876, Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F5784  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Ellen,   b. 3 February 1844,   d. 19 January 1893, Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married after February 1878 
    Family ID F67462  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S520] Yates County Office of Public History.


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