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David Phelps

Male 1798 - 1885  (87 years)


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  • Name David Phelps 
    Born 31 January 1798  Charlton, Saratoga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 1801  Presbyterian Church, Charlton Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 9 March 1885 
    Buried Indian Mound Cemetery, Moravia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1830 Federal Census. Charlton, Saratoga, New York
      Roll 108, page 122
      Family of David Phelps
      1 male 30-39 [David]
      1 female under 5 [Louisa]
      2 femailes 5-9 [Sarah & Nancy]
      1 female 20-29 [Triphena]
      1 female 60-69 [probably Susanna, David’s mother]
      David is listed next to his uncles Thomas and John Weld. His brother Edmund Phelps is listed a few lines above.

      David and Triphena probably moved to Summerhill in 1831 when they sold their land to David’s brother Edmund.

      Deed. Grantee Edmund W. Phelps, grantors David & Trephona Phelps, 1831, book T, page 290, location Charlton. Heritage Hunters, Feb/Mar 2007, vol. 15, no.1, page 7, “Saratoga County, NY Deed Books Index”.

      1840 Federal Census. Summerhill, Cayuga County, New York
      Roll 269, page 50
      Family of David Phelps
      1 male under 5 [Horace, 7]
      1 male 40-49 [David, 42]
      2 females 10-14 [Louisa, 12 & Nancy, 16]
      1 female 20-29 [Triphena, 39]

      1850 Federal Census. Summerhill, Cayuga County, New York
      Roll 483, page 7B
      David Phelps, 52, farmer, $2180 real estate, b. NY
      Trifena Phelps, 49, b. VT
      Louisa Phelps, 22, b. NY
      John H. Phelps, 17, farming, b. NY

      1855 New York Census. Summerhill, Cayuga County
      David Phelps, 57
      Triphena Phelps, 54, wife
      Horis Phelps, 22, child

      1860 Federal Census. Summerhill, Cayuga County, New York
      Roll 728, page 23
      Post Office Locke
      David Phelps, 62, farmer, $3200 real estate, $707 personal estate
      Triphena Phelps, 29
      Horace Phelps, 27, farmer, $100 real estate, $225 personal estate
      Caroline Phelps, 26
      All were born in New York.

      1870 Federal Census. Sempronius, Cayuga County, New York
      Roll 911, page 602A
      Post Office Sempronius
      Horace Phelps, 37, farmer, $6000 real estate, $1400 personal estate, b. NY
      Caroline Phelps, 26, keeping house, b. NY
      David Phelps, 72, farmer, b. NY
      Tryphina Phelps, 69, keeping house, b. CT

      1880 Federal Census. Sempronius, Cayuga County, New York
      Roll 814, page 280A
      David Pheps, 82, border, b. NY, parents b. NY
      Tryphena Pheps, 80, wife, border , b. CT, parents b. CT
      Horace Pheps, 47, son, farmer, b. NY, parents b. NY
      Caroline Pheps, 46, daughter in law, keeping house, b. NY, parents b. MA

      David m. 1st Ms Packer, and 2nd Ms Morgan. His children: Sarah Ann, Emeline, William, Louisa, and others.

      Cemetery inscription:
      David Phelps died Mar. 9, 1885, aged 87 yrs.
      Triphena his wife died May 31, 1885 ages 84 yrs. [3]
    Person ID I18965  Schirado
    Last Modified 14 October 2013 

    Father Asa Phelps,   b. 10 January 1754, Hebron, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1826, Charlton, Saratoga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Susannah Weld,   b. 6 April 1765, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 December 1845, Charlton, Saratoga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married November 1782  [1
    Family ID F6925  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Freelove Packer,   b. 1802, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 August 1828, Charlton, Saratoga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Ann Phelps,   b. 5 February 1822, Charlton, Saratoga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 September 1911  (Age 89 years)
     2. Nancy Emiline Phelps,   b. 18 September 1823, Charlton, Saratoga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. (infant child) Phelps,   b. about 1825, Charlton, Saratoga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Charlton, Saratoga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F14021  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Triphena,   b. about 1801, Vermont or Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1885  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Children 
     1. Louisa Phelps,   b. about 1828, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Horace John Phelps,   b. 2 November 1832, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 June 1902, Moravia, Cayuga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Family ID F75165  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S187] Oliver S. Phelps & Andrew T. Servin.

    2. [S370] (New York City, 1921).

    3. [S314] Charles Frederick Robinson, (Ann Arbor, 1938, with corrections and additions 1939).


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