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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Pond, Enoch, 1791-1882.
Lives of Increase Mather and Sir William Phipps.
Boston, Massachusetts Sabbath school society, 1847
|Named Person:||Increase Mather; William Phips, Sir; William Phips, Sir; Increase Mather; William Phips, Sir; Mather.|
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Enoch Pond; Massachusetts Sabbath School Society.
|Notes:||"Written for the Massachusetts Sabbath school society, and approved by the Committee of publication."|
|Description:||vii, -286 pages frontispiece (portrait) 19 cm.|
|Series Title:||Lives of the chief fathers of New England, v. 5|
|Responsibility:||By Enoch Pond ...|
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.