The Lives of Increase Mather and Sir William Phipps, Volumen5

Massachusetts Sabbath school society, 1847 - 286 páginas
Sir William Phipp was born at Nequasset (now Woowich, Maine, in 1651, the son of James Phipps, a gunsmith from Bristol, England. His father died while he was young. He became an apprentice to a ship carpenter and after serving him for four years, he moved to Boston. There he married the widow Hull, daughter of Capt. Roger Spencer of Saco, and went into business for himself. He was appointed governor of Massachusetts in 1692. He died in 1695, leaving no children. His estate was chiefly inhertited by Spencer Phipps, a nephew whom he had adopted into his family.

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