The Philip who was transported to Northampton Co., Vir. in 1653, described a s a merchant of London in his estate papers in 1655, ismost likely Philip b. 1606 in Bableigh, Parkham Parish, Devon, Eng. s/o John and Joanna (______) Risdon. John (1544-1628) s/o Giles (1493-1583) and Elizabeth Bremelcomb (c. 1580-1649); Giles s/o John (c.1460-1518), s/o Richard (c. 1430) and Matilda Brag; Richard s/o Geofffrey, s/o Thomas- descendant of Ralph in Bableigh by 1275.
Philip (1606-1655) mar. 2nd. Mary _______ and had 2 children-Jane and Blandina. These 3 transported to Northampton Co. by Arthur Upshur in 1655.Mary mar. Arthur after Philip's death in his will leaves calfs to "the 2 children of Mr. Risdon" and to Lazarus Maddox, son of Eleanor Maddux, apparrently a sister of Mary as Eleanorrefres to Balndina (Risdon)Bozman as her niece in her will. Lewis White was a contemporary of Mary and Eleanor and could not have been their father .
There is a younger Philip Risdon referred to in Somerset Co., Md. court records 1672-1675, shown in association with John Bozman, husband of Blandina Risdon Bozman, assumed to be a son ofPhilip Sr.by a first wife.