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Capt. Caleb Phelps

Male 1708 - 1781  (73 years)


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  • Name Caleb Phelps 
    Prefix Capt. 
    Born 11 January 1708  Windsor, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 July 1781  Windsor, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • From The Phelps Family of America:
      (#173) Capt. Caleb Pheeps, b. Windsor, Ct., 11 June 1708, m. 1st. 24 Dec, 1730, Mary Moore, (daughter of Edward and Mary (Taintor) Moore,) b. Windsor, Ct., 13 May, 1707, where she died 20 Apr., 1747, in her 40th year. He m. 2nd Mary Eathrop, 22 June, 1749. widow of Walter Henderson, by whom she had two children, Mary and William.
      COLONIAL RECORDS.
      Feb., 1757. — “This Assembly do establish Mr. Caleb Phelps to be Ensign of the ist Company, or Trained Band, in the town of Windsor, in the first Regiment in this colony.
      May, 1757, — This Assembly do establish Mr. Caleb Phelps to be Lieutenant of the ist Company, or Trained Band, in the town of Windsor,
      Oct., 1761. — This Assembly do establish Mr. Caleb Phelps to be Captain of the 1st Company or Trained Band, in the town of Windsor, in the first Regiment in this colony.”
      Captain Caleb Phelps settled in Windsor, Ct., where he died 15 July, 1781. He was an officer in the Revolutionary army.
      Children by 1st wife, b. Windsor, Ct,:
      i. Mary, b. 24 July, 1734, d. in infancy.
      ii Caleb, b. 24 Jan., 1738, d. unm.
      iii. Mary, b. 14 May, 1740, m. Ashbel Dewey.
      iv. Elijah, b. 18 July, 1744, m. Mary ——.
      Children by 2nd wife:
      v. Ruth, b. 3 Apr., 1750, m. Isaac Hayden.
      vi. Lucy, b. 3 Jan., 1752, m. —— Granger.
      vii. Ann, b. 27 May, 1753.
      viii. George, b. 9 Dec, 1755, m. Anne Theresa Fitch.
      ix. Hezekiah, b. 3 Oct., 1758, d, young. Not mentioned in father's will. [2]
    Person ID I4875  Schirado
    Last Modified 28 May 2012 

    Father William Phelps,   b. 4 February 1668, Windsor, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1733, Windsor, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Ruth Barber,   b. 24 July 1683, Windsor, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 August 1747, Windsor, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 18 April 1706  Windsor, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F2816  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Mary Moore,   b. 13 May 1707, Windsor, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 April 1747, Windsor, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 24 December 1730  Windsor, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F3486  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Mary Lothrop,   b. 29 June 1716, Falmouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 April 1808  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 22 January 1749  [1
    Family ID F3530  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S91] Henry R. Styles, (1891).

    2. [S187] Oliver S. Phelps & Andrew T. Servin.


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