Jared Phelps Jr.

Brief Life History of Jared

When Jared Phelps Jr. was born on 24 January 1789, in Hebron, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, his father, Jared Phelps, was 28 and his mother, Rowena Fuller, was 23. He married Elizabeth Hackett on 1 July 1814, in Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Smithfield Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died on 27 August 1869, in East Smithfield, Smithfield Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in East Smithfield, Smithfield Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jared Phelps Jr.
Elizabeth Hackett
Marriage: 1 July 1814
Darius Bullock Phelps
Asa Hackett Phelps
Harmon Austin Phelps
Eliza Phelps
Rowena Phelps
Dudley Guilford Phelps
Jared Phelps
Jacob Emerson Phelps
Mary Phelps

Sources (9)

  • Jame Phelps, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jared Phelps, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Jared Phelps, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"

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1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.


Historical Boundaries 1810: Ontario, New Jersey, United States 1812: Bradford, New Jersey, United States

Name Meaning

Scottish and English (southwestern): variant of Phillips .

History: The brothers George and William Phelps emigrated from Gloucestershire, England, to Dorchester, MA, c. 1630. Five years later they moved to Windsor, CT. George's sixth-generation descendant, Anson Greene Phelps (1781–1853), rose from being a penniless orphan to the status of a major industrialist and a prominent CT philanthropist.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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