John Pierce

M, b. 1601, d. 19 Aug 1661
John Pierce|b. 1601\nd. 19 Aug 1661|p343.htm#i261225|Richard Pierce|b. 10 Apr 1548\nd. 21 Mar 1631/32|p372.htm#i300307|(Unknown) (Unknown)||p372.htm#i300308|||||||||||||

Relationship=8th great-grandfather of David Kipp Conover Jr.
Relationship=7th great-grandfather of Virginia Ailene Swift.
      John Pierce was born in 1601 at Woodbury, Devonshire, England. He was the son of Richard Pierce and (Unknown) (Unknown). John married Elizabeth Goodridge on 29-Mar-1624 at Berry Pomroy, Devonshire, England. John Pierce died on 19-Aug-1661 at Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

Child of John Pierce and Elizabeth Goodridge

Elizabeth Goodridge

F, b. 6 Apr 1600, d. circa 1650

Relationship=8th great-grandmother of David Kipp Conover Jr.
Relationship=7th great-grandmother of Virginia Ailene Swift.
      Elizabeth Goodridge was born on 6-Apr-1600 at Swineshead, London, Middlesex, England. Elizabeth married John Pierce, son of Richard Pierce and (Unknown) (Unknown), on 29-Mar-1624 at Berry Pomroy, Devonshire, England. Elizabeth Goodridge died circa 1650.

Child of Elizabeth Goodridge and John Pierce

John Phillips

M, b. 25 Mar 1602, d. 16 Dec 1682
John Phillips|b. 25 Mar 1602\nd. 16 Dec 1682|p343.htm#i261231|Christopher Phillips|b. 17 Jun 1565\nd. 3 Feb 1620/21|p343.htm#i261255|Agnes Abram|b. 17 May 1565|p343.htm#i261256|John Phillips|b. 1538\nd. 1626|p344.htm#i261260|Johann Watters|b. 9 Jun 1549\nd. 22 Mar 1565/66|p344.htm#i261261|Thomas Abram|b. between 14 Feb 1538 and 1539|p343.htm#i261257|Rachel Foote|b. circa 1542|p344.htm#i261259|

Relationship=8th great-grandfather of David Kipp Conover Jr.
Relationship=7th great-grandfather of Virginia Ailene Swift.
     John Phillips was baptized on 25-Mar-1602 at Theekingham (cum Stow Green), London, Middlesex, England. He was the son of Christopher Phillips and Agnes Abram. John married Mary Street, daughter of Thomas Street and Mercy Freebody, on 24-Aug-1620 at Shermanbury, Sussex, England. John married Mary Ruth Gerrard, daughter of Richard Gerrard and Elizabeth Dutton, circa 1630 at Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. John Phillips died on 16-Dec-1682 at Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, at age 80.
     He and Mary Street immigrated in 1630; in the Winthrop Fleet. John, his wife and two children Mary and John. John, his wife, and two children (Mary and John), arrived in New England aboard one of the eleven ships of the Winthrop Fleet in 1630. They do not seem to have been aboard the same ship as Rev. George Phillips. Son Michael's name is not immediately apparent on this list.

John became solvent and successful, and active in the legal and social life of the community. Here is a portion of a document, courtesy the Mayflower web site...

[From unrecorded bond] On 13 July, 1714, "Samuel Kinsley" of Taunton North Purchase, "Eldest son of mr Samuel Kingley of sd North Purchase", as administrator, gave bond for £500, with John Phillips and Benjamin Drake, both of Taunton North Purchase, as sureties.
The witnesses were Thomas Fenton and John Cary.

From original warrant] On 6 March, 1721/2, "mr]Epharaim Randall mr John Phillips mr Benjamin Drake mr Thomas manley & mr Clementt Briggs" .... "All sufficient freeholders within the County of Bristoll or any three of you" were appointed "to make a Divission on ye Houseing and Lands of mr Samuell Kingsley of Taunton North Purchass Deceased Intestate and also of his Personall Estate .... amongst the Widdow and childreen and shuch as shall Legally represent them if any of them be Dead". "The gentleman Above Named" Were Sworn the same day. [Also recorded, 4: 141]

John's son John married third Ann Hatch, a granddaughter of Thomas Tilden, a passenger on the ship 'Anne', 1623, a sister ship of the Mayflower.

John became a part of a legal proceeding against fellow colonist James Latham...

from the criminal record of WILLIAM LATHAM:

1638: Breaking the Peace: Illegal entertainment of John Phillips.

1638: Public drunkenness.
(courtesy Caleb Johnson, Mayflower Web Site).

Children of John Phillips and Mary Street

Child of John Phillips and Mary Ruth Gerrard

Mary Street

F, b. 8 Jun 1607, d. Mar 1630/31
Mary Street|b. 8 Jun 1607\nd. Mar 1630/31|p343.htm#i261232|Thomas Street||p343.htm#i261233|Mercy Freebody||p343.htm#i261234|||||||||||||

Relationship=8th great-grandmother of David Kipp Conover Jr.
Relationship=7th great-grandmother of Virginia Ailene Swift.
     Mary Street was baptized on 8-Jun-1607 at Saint Clements, Hastings, Sussex, England. She was the daughter of Thomas Street and Mercy Freebody. Mary married John Phillips, son of Christopher Phillips and Agnes Abram, on 24-Aug-1620 at Shermanbury, Sussex, England. Mary Street died in Mar-1630/31 at Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, at age 23.
     She and John Phillips immigrated in 1630; in the Winthrop Fleet. John, his wife and two children Mary and John.

Children of Mary Street and John Phillips

Thomas Street

M

Relationship=9th great-grandfather of David Kipp Conover Jr.
Relationship=8th great-grandfather of Virginia Ailene Swift.
     Thomas married Mercy Freebody.

Child of Thomas Street and Mercy Freebody

Mercy Freebody

F

Relationship=9th great-grandmother of David Kipp Conover Jr.
Relationship=8th great-grandmother of Virginia Ailene Swift.
     Mercy married Thomas Street.

Child of Mercy Freebody and Thomas Street

John Phillips

M, b. 4 Aug 1622, d. Oct 1691
John Phillips|b. 4 Aug 1622\nd. Oct 1691|p343.htm#i261235|John Phillips|b. 25 Mar 1602\nd. 16 Dec 1682|p343.htm#i261231|Mary Street|b. 8 Jun 1607\nd. Mar 1630/31|p343.htm#i261232|Christopher Phillips|b. 17 Jun 1565\nd. 3 Feb 1620/21|p343.htm#i261255|Agnes Abram|b. 17 May 1565|p343.htm#i261256|Thomas Street||p343.htm#i261233|Mercy Freebody||p343.htm#i261234|

Relationship=7th great-granduncle of David Kipp Conover Jr.
Relationship=6th great-granduncle of Virginia Ailene Swift.
     John Phillips was baptized on 4-Aug-1622 at Arlington, Sussex, England. He was the son of John Phillips and Mary Street. John married Faith Clark circa 1639 at Plymouth County, Massachusetts. John married Grace Holloway, daughter of John Holloway and Amy Dyer, on 6-Jul-1641 at Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. John married Ann Hatch, daughter of Elder William Hatch and Jane Ann Tilden, on 3-Apr-1677 at Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. John Phillips died in Oct-1691 at Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, at age 69.
      John's third wife, Ann Hatch, is a granddaughter of Thomas Tilden, a passenger on the ship 'Anne', 1623, a sister ship of the Mayflower.

John's second wife, Faith Clark, is the widow of Edward Doty, Mayflower passenger.

EDWARD DOTY'S WILL (courtesy the Mayflower web site)

FAITH (CLARK) (DOTY) PHILLIPS WILL


Transcribed from the Original Records,
BY GEORGE ERNEST BOWMAN.


Edward Doty died at Plymouth on Thursday, 23 August 1655, and his widow, Faith (Clark) Doty, married second, at Plymouth, on Thursday, 14 March, 1666/7, John Phillips of Marshfield. Faith Phillips was buried at Marshfield on Tuesday, 21December, 1675. She had disposed of the house and land at High Cliff, Plymouth, bequeathed her in Edward Doty's will, by a deed of gift to her son John Doty..


EDWARD DOTY'S WILL AND INVENTORY.
[Plym. Col. Wills, Vol. II, Pt. I, pp. 14 - 16]


[p. 14] May the 20th 1655
In the Name of God Amen
Know all men to whom It may concerne that I Edward Dotten senir: of the Towne of New Plymouth in New England being sicke and yett by the mercye of God in prfect memory and upon matture Consideration Doe by this my last will and Testament leave and bequeath my purchase land lying att Coaksett unto my sons; my son Edward I give a Double portion and to the rest of my sonnes equall alike if they live to the age of one and twenty if they Die before then to bee prted among the rest onely to my wife I leave a third During her life then after to returne to my sonnes, And unto my loveing wife I give and bequeath my house and lands and meadows within the precincts of New Plymouth together with all Chattles and moveables that are my proper goods onely Debts and engagements to bee paied; As for my Share of land att Punckquetest if it come to anything I give it unto my son Edward;

This being my last will and Testament; I Edward Dotten Doe owne it for my Act and Deed before these my loveing ffrinds whoe are Witnesses;
and Doe sett my hand to the same; the Day and yeare above
written
Witnesse

Edward Dotten
John howland his Marke
James hurst
John Cooke Ther being many names besides
Willam hoskins Coaksett I mean all my purchase
land According to the Deed


Att the generall court held the fift of March 1655; faith the wife of Edward Dotten Decased Did give up and make over all her right and enterest shee had in the land of Edward Dotten Att Coaksett or places adjacent unto her Children this shee Did in the prsence of the said Court; held att Plymouth yt Day and yeare above expressed;
The above written Will and Testament of Edward Dotten Deceased was exhibited to the Court held att Plymouth the fift of March 1655 on the oathes of Mr John howland James hurst John Cooke and William hoskins


THE WILL OF FAITH (CLARK) (DOTY) PHILLIPS,
[Plym. Col. Wills, Vol. III, Pt.II, p. 12]
December the 12th 1675
Know all men that It may Concerne That I ffaith Phillips the wife of John Phillipes of the Towne of Marshfeild though weak in body yett being in prfect Apprehension and Consideration; bequeathing my sperituall state to Eternall God that Gave mee
90 The Will of Faith (Clark) (Doty) Phillips.
life In this my last Will Give and bequeath what I have in trust (as to my temporall estate) as followeth
I Give and bequeath unto my Daughter Mary nine pounds according to my bill in my son Johns hands;
I Give to my Daughter Elizabeth six pounds, which is the first payment in the bill of sale from my son John;
I alsoe Give and bequeath to my Daughter Mary three pounds Due by bill of sale;

I Give alsoe to my Daughter Desire six pound Due by my bill of sale I Give to my Daughter Desire alsoe a warming pan;

Mr Perrigrine White Did before the Court make oath, that what was above written was Declared by the abovewritten ffaith Phillipps Deceased, before her Death, unto him in Reference unto the Despose of her estate as beforewritten;
Taken in the Court held att Plymouth the 8th of June 1675 * as Attests
Nathaniel Morton Seretary:

This Court Doth Order that wheras it Doth appeer unto them by evident Testimonyes; that what is abovewritten was the reall Will of ffaith Phillipps Deceased Respecting soe much of her estate as is above Desposed; This Court Doth therfore Graunt Letters of Adminnestration; unto the three Daughters above mensioned Respecting the prticulars willed as above said; and incase there shall appeer any other or more of estate belonging to the said ffaith Phillipps not Desposed of; the Court will order and Dispose therof as they shall see Reason and Cause;
By order of the Court
Nathaniel: Morton Secretary
Plymouth November the 4th 1676

Letters of Adminnestration is Graunted by the Court unto John Rouse Junir of Marshfeild in the Jurisdiction of New (worn) in the behalfe of him selfe his wife and Sisters: viz: Desire Sherman? and Mary Doten; to Adminnester on the estate of ffaith Phillips Late of Marshfeild aforesaid Deceased;
* This is probably a mistake for 1676.
? Mayflower Descendant, 11: 182.

[Court Orders, V: 163. Under date 10/20 July, 1677]
Wheras there is about thirty shillings of the estate of ffaith Phillips Deceased lying in the costody of John Phillips her husband; It is agreed by and between the sonnes of the said ffaith Phillipes; and with theire Joynt consent that the said sume shalbe payed unto the Daughters of the said ffaith Phillipes: viz: Desire Serman * Elizabeth Rouse and Mary Doten in equall and alike proportions unlesse the two younger sisters shall see reason in respect of the low condition of the eldest to consider her in that respect.

Grace Holloway

F, b. 9 Jun 1616, d. 23 Jun 1666
Grace Holloway|b. 9 Jun 1616\nd. 23 Jun 1666|p343.htm#i261236|John Holloway||p343.htm#i261237|Amy Dyer||p343.htm#i261238|||||||||||||
     Grace Holloway was baptized on 9-Jun-1616 at South Molton, Devon, England. She was the daughter of John Holloway and Amy Dyer. Grace married John Phillips, son of John Phillips and Mary Street, on 6-Jul-1641 at Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Grace Holloway died on 23-Jun-1666 at Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, at age 50.

John Holloway

M
     John married Amy Dyer.

Child of John Holloway and Amy Dyer

Amy Dyer

F
     Amy married John Holloway.

Child of Amy Dyer and John Holloway

Faith Clark

F, d. 21 Dec 1675
     Faith married William Doty. Faith married John Phillips, son of John Phillips and Mary Street, circa 1639 at Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Faith Clark died on 21-Dec-1675 at Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

William Doty

M
     William married Faith Clark.

Elder William Hatch

M
     William married Jane Ann Tilden.

Child of Elder William Hatch and Jane Ann Tilden

Jane Ann Tilden

F
     Jane married Elder William Hatch.

Child of Jane Ann Tilden and Elder William Hatch

Mary Phillips

F, b. 2 Apr 1626
Mary Phillips|b. 2 Apr 1626|p343.htm#i261243|John Phillips|b. 25 Mar 1602\nd. 16 Dec 1682|p343.htm#i261231|Mary Street|b. 8 Jun 1607\nd. Mar 1630/31|p343.htm#i261232|Christopher Phillips|b. 17 Jun 1565\nd. 3 Feb 1620/21|p343.htm#i261255|Agnes Abram|b. 17 May 1565|p343.htm#i261256|Thomas Street||p343.htm#i261233|Mercy Freebody||p343.htm#i261234|

Relationship=7th great-grandaunt of David Kipp Conover Jr.
Relationship=6th great-grandaunt of Virginia Ailene Swift.
      Mary Phillips was born on 2-Apr-1626 at Petworth, Sussex, England. She was the daughter of John Phillips and Mary Street. Mary married Samuel Gallup, son of John Gallup and Chistobel Bruchette, on 20-Nov-1650 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

Samuel Gallup

M, b. 1616
Samuel Gallup|b. 1616|p343.htm#i261244|John Gallup||p343.htm#i261245|Chistobel Bruchette||p343.htm#i261246|||||||||||||
      Samuel Gallup was born in 1616 at Mosterne, Dorset, England. He was the son of John Gallup and Chistobel Bruchette. Samuel married Mary Phillips, daughter of John Phillips and Mary Street, on 20-Nov-1650 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

John Gallup

M
     John married Chistobel Bruchette.

Child of John Gallup and Chistobel Bruchette

Chistobel Bruchette

F
     Chistobel married John Gallup.

Child of Chistobel Bruchette and John Gallup

Mary Ruth Gerrard

F, b. 11 Jan 1606/7, d. 18 Mar 1690/91
Mary Ruth Gerrard|b. 11 Jan 1606/7\nd. 18 Mar 1690/91|p343.htm#i261247|Richard Gerrard||p343.htm#i261248|Elizabeth Dutton||p343.htm#i261249|||||||||||||
      Mary Ruth Gerrard was born on 11-Jan-1606/7 at Frodsham, Cheshire, England. She was the daughter of Richard Gerrard and Elizabeth Dutton. Mary married David Lloyd circa 1623 at Cheshire, England. Mary married John Phillips, son of Christopher Phillips and Agnes Abram, circa 1630 at Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Mary Ruth Gerrard died on 18-Mar-1690/91 at Massachusetts at age 84.

Child of Mary Ruth Gerrard and John Phillips

Richard Gerrard

M
     Richard married Elizabeth Dutton.

Child of Richard Gerrard and Elizabeth Dutton

Elizabeth Dutton

F
     Elizabeth married Richard Gerrard.

Child of Elizabeth Dutton and Richard Gerrard

David Lloyd

M, b. circa 1595, d. circa 1630
      David Lloyd was born circa 1595 at Cheshire, England. David married Mary Ruth Gerrard, daughter of Richard Gerrard and Elizabeth Dutton, circa 1623 at Cheshire, England. David Lloyd died circa 1630 at Massachusetts.

Henry Phillips

M, b. 19 Jan 1630/31, d. 17 Apr 1701
Henry Phillips|b. 19 Jan 1630/31\nd. 17 Apr 1701|p343.htm#i261251|John Phillips|b. 25 Mar 1602\nd. 16 Dec 1682|p343.htm#i261231|Mary Ruth Gerrard|b. 11 Jan 1606/7\nd. 18 Mar 1690/91|p343.htm#i261247|Christopher Phillips|b. 17 Jun 1565\nd. 3 Feb 1620/21|p343.htm#i261255|Agnes Abram|b. 17 May 1565|p343.htm#i261256|Richard Gerrard||p343.htm#i261248|Elizabeth Dutton||p343.htm#i261249|

Relationship=7th great-granduncle of David Kipp Conover Jr.
Relationship=6th great-granduncle of Virginia Ailene Swift.
      Henry Phillips was born on 19-Jan-1630/31 at Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. He was the son of John Phillips and Mary Ruth Gerrard. Henry married Mary Dwight, daughter of John Dwight and Abigail Mann, on 24-Jun-1653 at Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. Henry Phillips died on 17-Apr-1701 at age 70.

Mary Dwight

F, b. 25 Jul 1634, d. 3 Feb 1685/86
Mary Dwight|b. 25 Jul 1634\nd. 3 Feb 1685/86|p343.htm#i261252|John Dwight||p343.htm#i261253|Abigail Mann||p343.htm#i261254|||||||||||||
      Mary Dwight was born on 25-Jul-1634 at Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of John Dwight and Abigail Mann. Mary married Henry Phillips, son of John Phillips and Mary Ruth Gerrard, on 24-Jun-1653 at Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. Mary Dwight died on 3-Feb-1685/86 at age 51.

John Dwight

M
     John married Abigail Mann.

Child of John Dwight and Abigail Mann

Abigail Mann

F
     Abigail married John Dwight.

Child of Abigail Mann and John Dwight

Christopher Phillips

M, b. 17 Jun 1565, d. 3 Feb 1620/21
Christopher Phillips|b. 17 Jun 1565\nd. 3 Feb 1620/21|p343.htm#i261255|John Phillips|b. 1538\nd. 1626|p344.htm#i261260|Johann Watters|b. 9 Jun 1549\nd. 22 Mar 1565/66|p344.htm#i261261|||||||||||||

Relationship=9th great-grandfather of David Kipp Conover Jr.
Relationship=8th great-grandfather of Virginia Ailene Swift.
      Christopher Phillips was born on 17-Jun-1565 at Teignhead, Devon, England. He was the son of John Phillips and Johann Watters. Christopher married Agnes Abram, daughter of Thomas Abram and Rachel Foote, on 26-Oct-1587 at Chichester, Sussex, England. Christopher Phillips died on 3-Feb-1620/21 at West Rainham, St. Martins, Norfolk, England, at age 55.
      Christopher Phillips was born about two years after William Shakespeare and died about two years before Shakespeare. Christopher and Shakespeare were born during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, last of the Tudor monarchs. There is no relationship between Christopher and these two individuals; the detail is included for historical reference only. The Elizabethan Era in England produced much of value and beauty. Handel composed his music; Newton discovered gravity; Sir Francis Drake destroyed the much more powerful Spanish fleet; William Shakespeare wrote his plays; and on it goes.

The family of Christopher Phillips is steeped in the lore of the founding of America. His son Thomas is found on the list of people who were to sail on the Mayflower in 1620. Thomas, for some reason, did not make the journey, and stayed the rest of his life in England. Two other sons, John and George, made the passage 10 years after the Mayflower, on ships of the Winthrop Fleet. Son William came to America, apparently not on the Winthrop ships, but by some other similar means, and raised his family, and died, in New England.

The Phillips name appears throughout the records and chronicles of early America.

Several of Christopher's descendants married direct descendants of Mayflower passengers, as noted as you work through this tree. At least one married a descendant of the namesake of the Winthrop Fleet, the first Governor of Massachusetts, John Winthrop.

While descendants and cousins of Christopher Phillips eventually spread throughout America, and can be found fighting in the Revolutionary War on the side of the new Republic, and others distinguishing themselves in the Civil War, a remarkable number maintained their original values, and remained loyal to England and their king. In this role, they undertook military and other roles, and were subjected to the mass expulsions of Loyalists which occurred when the new republic defeated England. With just a few possessions, they headed with their friends and cousins for Canada, where barren wilderness and hardship awaited them. Several family members were born during the actual days of exodus. One, John Phillips, was born on a ship, a private vessel accompanying the Apollo, captained by his father in 1783, in a hasty exit made from New York to Nova Scotia.

As they made their exits, they paused along the way, thinking that they had reached safe haven. No one could know what the final borders would be. The strong and unbending pressures placed upon them by the Continental Army, noted several times in documents as you work through this family tree, made their lives miserable. Some family lines paused in Pennsylvania and others in upper New York State. But this was not sufficient. They had to eventually cross the lines of what became the modern borders of Canada. Once in Canada, they had to start over, pulling out the pioneering spirit and determination which had led them to America from England 150 years earlier.

Phillips on both sides of the Canada/US border gave their lives in World War I and World War II.

This family tree is mainly aimed at uncovering the roots and values of the Loyalist Phillips who carried with them their principles and pioneering spirit. I have the musket owned by my great great grandfather, George Rex Phillips (born 1812). A look at it reminds me of what he stood for, and of what the Phillips quest has brought to North America.

- Richard Ripley
Phillips Loyalist Descendant
Kitchener, Ontario
March, 2001.

Child of Christopher Phillips and Agnes Abram

Agnes Abram

F, b. 17 May 1565
Agnes Abram|b. 17 May 1565|p343.htm#i261256|Thomas Abram|b. between 14 Feb 1538 and 1539|p343.htm#i261257|Rachel Foote|b. circa 1542|p344.htm#i261259|||||||||||||

Relationship=9th great-grandmother of David Kipp Conover Jr.
Relationship=8th great-grandmother of Virginia Ailene Swift.
      Agnes Abram was born on 17-May-1565 at Earls Colne, Essex, England. She was the daughter of Thomas Abram and Rachel Foote. Agnes married Christopher Phillips, son of John Phillips and Johann Watters, on 26-Oct-1587 at Chichester, Sussex, England. Agnes married Rachel Foote.

Child of Agnes Abram and Christopher Phillips

Thomas Abram

M, b. between 14 Feb 1538 and 1539

Relationship=10th great-grandfather of David Kipp Conover Jr.
Relationship=9th great-grandfather of Virginia Ailene Swift.
      Thomas Abram was born between 14-Feb-1538 and 1539 at Stoke Goldington, Buckingham, England. Thomas married Rachel Foote on 17-Jan-1561/62 at Morval, Cornwall, England.

Child of Thomas Abram and Rachel Foote

Rachel Foote

F, b. circa 1542
      Rachel Foote was born circa 1542. Rachel married Agnes Abram, daughter of Thomas Abram and Rachel Foote.
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