Wife: Elizabeth Copely (3)
From Wayne Olsen:
Listed in LDS Ancestral File, AFN: 9BOT-MP
From "Biographies of Prominent New England Settlers" (or something like that):
Listed as "an ancestress of Copley, the celebrated artist"
From "Thomas Copley of Suffield, CT and some of His Descendants," by Louis Marinus Dewey, in "Genealogies of CT Families", reprints of articles in NEHGR:
Thomas Copley was the son of widow Elizabeth Copley, who married at Windsor, CT, Nathaniel Phelps. They moved to Northampton MA, in a few years.
Order from the General Courte of Boston, dated May 24, 1682
The Towne Book of Squakeheag orNorthfield, Where in is Recorded the names of ye petitioners for the PlantationWith the Grants and Acts of the General Court about . . . . With the Deeds from the Indions and the orders of the Comitey with the consent of the Proprietors Which Have taken upp Land there With the Grants and rerescript of every mans Land.
The names of those that presented their Names to Major Pinchon to bee presented to the Honored Gen Couret who engaged to doe yr indeuer to atend the conditions of ye grant
Elder John Strong Isark Shelden
Joseph Parsons Sen'r Matthewe Clessen
Samuel Wright Sen'r Joshuah Pummery
Joseph Dirkinson John Alexander
George Alexander Cornelius Merry
Thomas Bascomb William Smead
Robert Liman Richard Weller
Thomas Roote Sen'r John Kilburne of Wethersfield
William Jeanes John Hilleor
William Hubbard Micah Mudg
Nathaniel Phelps Sen'r Ralph Hutchison
William Miller Sen'r."
Revised: November 26, 2016