Saturday, April 10, 2010

Bell 3680 & 3681

3680. Roger Phillips & 3681. Dorothy Clarke. {Somerset Co. MD}


~1652, Roger born in Abergavveny, England.
~1662, in Bristol, England, Roger apprenticed to William Fowler in VA for 4 years.
4/1/1672, Roger an immigrant and early settler of MD, having arrived with his wife Dorothy. (S) Early Settlers of Maryland by Skordas.
10/22/1672 in Somerset Co., MD, “Roger Phillips & Dorothy Clarke were marryed by Mr. Robert Maddox ocober ye two & twentieth Anoq Dominy one thousand six hundred seaventy & two.”. (S) Old Somerset on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, P399. [A remarriage for some reason – son Thomas already having been born.]
1/1673, Roger and Dorothy mentioned in judicial records. (S) Somerset Jud. Rcds., V87, P292.
9/11/1673, Roger registered his cattle mark in Somerset Co., MD.
1675, Roger and family living in Somerset Co., MD. Roger named his 1st land patent “Abergavveny”. [9/9/1676, South side of Quantico Creek near land formerly … surveyed for Roger Phillips.]
1688, Roger registered his cattle mark in Somerset Co., MD.
11/28/1689, Roger signed a loyalty oath in Somerset Co., MD. (S) Old Somerset on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, P350.
9/14/1690, Roger listed in a judicial record of Dr. Samuel Tomlinson. (S) Somerset Jud. Rcds., V191, P3.
11/14/1690, Roger summoned for jury duty. (S) Somerset Jud. Rcds., V191, P1.
11/13/1691, “After the Court was Called. The Jurors were Ordered to be called, all appearing except Wm: Innis & Roger: Philips. for which remissness the Court Ordered them to be fined, unles they could show cause. and forth with Came the sd Innis & Philips, craved pardon of their worpps. and then there fine was remitted.”
8/1692, Roger summoned to court to explain his missing “Orphants Jury” duty. (S) Somerset Jud. Rcds., V406, P11.
11/8/1692, “Sheriff returns the Grand Jury: William Turvile, Roger Philips, …”. (S) Somerset Judicial Records.
10/14/1698 in Stepney Parish, Somerset Co., Roger wrote his will. To wife Dorothy, personalty and life interest in dwelling plantation. To son Richard and young. dau. Sarah jointly, and their hrs., 100 A. (unnamed) purchased from Simon Perkins, and 25 A. additional thereto. To eld. son Thomas and dau. Dorothy jointly, and their hrs., “Oxbury.” To dau. Phoebe and hrs., “Smithfield.” To dau. Eliza Crouch and granddau. Eliza Crouch, personalty. Wife and son Richard afsd., joint exs. Residue of estate among wife and 3 daus., Phoebe, Dorothy, and Sarah.
1699, Roger died in Somerset Co., MD.
12/31/1699, Roger’s will probated.
(S) They Lived in Somerset, 17th Century Marylanders.

Family notes:
• 1/1675, Thomas Phillips, an original settler of Somerset Co., MD, received 50 acres. (S) Old Somerset on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, P476. Henry Phillips also arrived shortly after this time.

Children of Roger and Dorothy:
(S) Early Vital Records (1666-1699); Somerset Co., MD, Part 3 of 4, PP211.

i. Thomas P Phillips ( 1840), born 3/12/1672 in MD.
“Thomas Phillips ye son of Roger Phillips was borne att Wikocomoco of Dorothy his wife ye welfth day of March Annoq Dominy one thousand six hundred seaventy two.”

ii. Roger Phillips, born 3/12/1674 in Somerset Co., MD.
“Roger ye son of Roger Phillips was borne att Wickocomoco of Dorothy his wife ye twelfth day of March Annoq Dominy one thousand six hundred seaventy & ffower.”

iii. Elizabeth Phillips, born 6/1/1679 in Somerset Co., MD.
“Elizabeth Phillips ye daughter of Roger Phillips was borne att Wickocomoco of Dorothy his wife ye ffirst day of June Annoq Dominy one thousand six hundred seaventy nine.”
Eliza married ? Crouch.
10/14/1698, Eliza received “personality” in her father’s will.
Children:
Eliza Crouch, born ?.
She married John Reddish.

iv. Richard Phillips, born 2/8/1681 in Somerset Co., MD.
“Richard Phillips the son of Roger Phillips borne of Dorothy his wife the eight day of ffebruary Annoq Dom one thousand six hundred eighty & one.”
Richard married Jane Collier; d/o Robert & Elizabeth Dashiell.
10/14/1698, Richard received 100 acres jointly with Sarah in his father’s will.
1724, Richard died.
6/15/1726 in Somerset Co., Jane wrote her will. To 2 youngest child., Dorothy and James, personalty left by dec’d husband, Richard Phillips, to pay for schooling. To son Richard and 3 eldest daus., Ann, Sarah and Betty, personalty. To 8 child. — thirds equally. Child. to be kept together until 2 youngest sons are educated and bound to a trade.
Children:
Richard Phillips, born ? in MD.
He married Alice ?.
1754, he died.

v. Sarah Phillips, born ~1683 in Somerset Co., MD.
10/14/1698, Sarah received 100 acres jointly with Richard in her father’s will.

vi. Pheby Phillips, born 4/18/1684 in Somerset Co., MD.
“Pheby Phillips the daughter of Roger Phillips was borne of Dorithy his wife the the eighteenth day of Aprill Annoq Dom one thousand six hundred eighty and four.”
10/14/1698, Phoebe received “Smithfield” in her father’s will.

vii. Henry Phillips, born 4/15/1687 in Somerset Co., MD.
“Henry Phillips son of Roger Phillips borne of Dorithy his wife the 15th of Aprill one thousand six hundred eighty & seaven.”

viii. Dorothy Phillips, born 2/29/1688 in Somerset Co., MD.
“Dorothy Phillips borne of Dorothy Phillips daughter of Roger Phillips the twenty nynth day of ffebruary one thousand six hundred eighty eight.”
10/14/1698, Dorothy received “Oxbury” in her father’s will.

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