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. 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.
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.
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