Genealogy Report: Descendants of William Fellows
Descendants of William Fellows
92.Ann5 Fellows (John4, Ephraim3, William2, Willyam1 Fellow)660 was born 1710 in New London Co., CT661, and died Mar 15, 1776 in Preston, New London Co., CT662.She married John Brown, Jr Dec 16, 1731 in Preston, New London Co., CT663.
Notes for Ann Fellows:
Was also called "Ammy/Amy/Ame".
Children of Ann Fellows and John Brown are:
|326||i.||Ann6 Brown, born Oct 04, 1732 in Preston, New London Co., CT664.|
|327||ii.||Judeth Brown, born Aug 19, 1734 in Preston, New London Co., CT664.|
|328||iii.||Elizabeth Brown, born Nov 04, 1738 in Preston, New London Co., CT664.|
|329||iv.||Rachel Brown, born Feb 10, 1739/40 in Preston, New London Co., CT664.|
|330||v.||Hannah Brown, born Mar 15, 1742/43 in Preston, New London Co., CT664.|
|331||vi.||Elias Brown665, born Feb 24, 1743/44 in Preston, New London Co., CT666,667,668; died Sep 15, 1806669.|
97.Mary5 Fellows (Ephraim4, Ephraim3, William2, Willyam1 Fellow)670 was born Sep 27, 1712 in Plainfield, Windam Co., CT671,672.She married Jonas Marsh673 Sep 04, 1732 in Voluntown, New London Co., CT674,675, son of James Marsh and Hanna Shepard.
Notes for Mary Fellows:
Jonas had one child by a previous marriage. In a Will dated 24 May 1731 found in the American Genealogist, Abigail Fellows daughter of Jonathan and Mary Richards Fellows was raised by her Aunt Mary Merrills who was Jonathan Fellows sister according to "The Fellows Family", by Audery Vrooman and Mr William Fellows. Mary may have been married again after her first husband Jonas to Elisa Merrills. Mary and Jonas had at least several children.
Child of Mary Fellows and Jonas Marsh is:
|332||i.||William6 Marsh, born Jun 06, 1733 in Voluntown, CT676.|
98.Ephraim5 Fellows, Jr. (Ephraim4, Ephraim3, William2, Willyam1 Fellow)677 was born Jun 12, 1715 in Plainfield, Windham Co., CT677,678, and died 1803679.He married (1) Mary Dill Nov 10, 1737 in Plainfield, Windam Co., CT680.She was born Oct 25, 1706681, and died Dec 17, 1745 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT682.He married (2) Anne Palmer May 11, 1749 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT683,684.She died 1753685.He married (3) Margret Root Jun 03, 1754 in Somers, Tolland Co., CT685,686, daughter of Tim Root and Sarah Pease.She was born Jun 26, 1723687.
Notes for Ephraim Fellows, Jr.:
Ephraim moved to Canaan, CT around 1738-39 as the sale of land in Plainfieldfrom Ephraim Fellows to Samuel Hall dated Jan 22, 1738/9 for three hundred pounds tends to indicate. That the his father Ephraim Sr did not go together with his son Ephraim to Canaan is indicated by another deed bearing the date Feb 13, 1741/2 stating "Ephraim Fellows of Canaan to Ephraim Fellows of Plainfield, in ye county of Windham". Both father and son were finally in Canaan together by 1747 as indicated in another deed dated that year, "Ephraim Fellows Jr, received deed to land from Ephraim Fellows, both of Canaan".
Ephraim Jr was living in Canaan, CT when he married Margaret in 1754. His was a Freeman of Canaan, CT June 23, 1757. He moved to Wyoming, Lucerne Co., PA. before 1773.
Will of Ephraim Fellows, Canaan, CT 1757
In the Name of God amen the first day of April 1757, I Ephraim Fellows of Canaan in Litchfield County and Colony of Connecticut in New England Husbandman being in Health and Perfect Mind and memory Thanks be given to Almighty God, but calling to mind the Mortality of My Body and knowing yt tis appointed to all Men Once to die I Give and Recommend my Soul into ye Hands of God yt Gave it and my Body I recommend to the Earth to be buried in decent & Christian Burial at the Discretion of my Executor hereafter named, nothing doubting but at the general resurection I shall receive the same again by the mighty Power of God, and Touching such worldly Estate as it hath pleased God to Bless me with ys Life I give and dispose of the Same in the following Manner & form-
Imprimis I give and bequeath to mary my dearly beloved wife the Whole of my Movables (after my just debts are paid and ye Legacies hereafter mentioned) to be and remain to my and her heirs & Assigns forever & also the Use and Improvement of one third Part of all (?) my Improvements and Buildings, in the township of Canaan aforesd to be and remain Her during Life.
Item I give and bequeath unto my well-beloved son Ephraim Fellows all my wering Apparel and also yt ten Acre Pitch of Land in Canaan Aforsd lying on Rattlesnake Hill so called & (...) on the Southard Side of sd Hill to be and remain to Him his Heirs and assigns forever-
Item I give and bequeath unto my well beloved Son Jonathan Fellows of canaan aforesd the Following described Parcels of Land Lying in Canaan Aforsd ye first Part is Half of my home Lot to be divided as followeth ye North End of sd Lot to extend as far South as to a Upla(nd) South of Blackberry River to be divided by a Center & Parallel Line with the East and we(st) Side of sd Lot and sd Jonathan to have the West Part and South End of sd Home Lot to be divided equally by a Parallell Line (...) the line of the North End od sd Lot & sd Jonathan to have the North Part of sd South End of sd Lot The Second Part is the one half of the Meadow Lot vt shall remain after yt Two Acres is taken Off od sd Meadow Lot on the East Side which joins to the Six Road Road the 3d parcel is the One half of twenty Acre Pitch of land laid to me which lies on the side Mountain joining to mr Dan Holcombs Land to be and remain to him the sd Jonathan Fellows his Heirs and assigns Forever to be his & their Own property Use and Behoof
Item I give and bequeath unto my well beloved Son Abial Fellows whom I also make ordain sole Executor to ys my Last will and Testamt ye Following described Parcels of (land) lying & being in Canaan aforesd Ye First Parcel is half of my home lot yt remains after Jonathans Bequeath, the Second Parcel is yt two Acres thats to be taken off of meadow Lot next to the six rod Road and also half of the remainder of sd M(ead)ow Lot. the third Parcel of Land is all that Part of the 43 Shear in the Sec(ond) Division of Lands in Canaan Aforesd Yt Lyes East and bounds west partly on the Six Rod Road and partly on the Four Rod Road ytLeads out of the Six Rod Road a Little to the Southard of my- - and Leads under Mountain Ward the fo(urth) Parcel of land is about 8 acres, lying North of the Burying Yard and the Fifth Parcel of Land is the one half of the Twenty Acre Pitch lying on Side Mountain J(oin)ing to Mr Holcombs Land with my Buildings stand on some of the aforesd Parcels of Land to be and remain to him the sd Abial Fellows his Heirs and Assigns forever
Item I give and bequeath to my well beloved Daughter Mary Marsh Two Pounds to be ra(ised) out of my movables to be and remain to her ye sd Mary her Heirs & Assigns forever
Item I give and bequeath unto my well beloved Grand Son Jonathan Dean yt Lo(t) of Land laid to me containing twenty three Acres Lying on the great Mountain in Canaan Aforesd and also Twenty Sheep to be delivered to him th sd Jonathan dean upon the First Day of Novr A D 1758 to be and remain to him ye sd Jonathan Dean his heirs and Assigns forever- -
Item I give and bequeath unto my well beloved Daughter Merriam Stevens Two Pou(nds) to be raised out of my movables to be and remain to her ye sd Merriam- - Heirs and Assigns forever and I do hereby utterly Dissallow Revoke & Disannull all and Every other Former Testamt Will and Legacy, Bequeaths & Executors by M(yself) in any ways before named willed & bequeathed ratifying and Confirming this (?) to be my last Will & Testamt in witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand & se(al) ye Day & Year above sd
Signed Sealed Published pronounced & Declared by ye aforesd Ephraim Fellows as his Last Will and Testament in Presence of ye Subscribers
Ephraim Fellows (Seal)
Notes for Mary Dill:
Mary was the widow of David Dill, before her marriage to Ephraim. Administration of David Dill's estate was granted to her Jul 14, 1730, Voluntown. Her relinquishment of title to inherited land was signed by Ephraim Fellows and Mary Fellows, 1742.(Ref; Erwin W. Fellows, personal correspondence dated 7/20/98).
Notes for Anne Palmer:
Anne was listed as being from Sheffield, Berkshire Co., MA in marriage records.
Notes for Margret Root:
Margaret was from Somers, CT at the time of her marriage to Ephraim.
Children of Ephraim Fellows and Mary Dill are:
|+||333||i.||David Dill6 Fellows, born Nov 23, 1738 in Woodstock Twp., Windham Co., CT; died Dec 10, 1779 in Canada.|
|334||ii.||Mary Fellows688, born Oct 30, 1740 in Plainfield, Windham Co., CT689; died Dec 16, 1774 in Falls Village, CT690.She married Elisha Merrells691 Apr 17, 1760 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT692.|
|+||335||iii.||Obil Fellows, born Dec 22, 1742 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT; died Mar 15, 1809 in Onodaga, Onondaga Co., NY.|
Children of Ephraim Fellows and Anne Palmer are:
|336||i.||Esther6 Fellows693, born Dec 18, 1749 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT693; died Jul 02, 1750 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT693.|
|337||ii.||Lois Fellows693, born Jan 24, 1750/51 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT693.|
| Notes for Lois Fellows:|
The 1790 Connecticut Census shows a Lois Fellows, head of household, living in Litchfield County, CT; 3 free white females. Roll No. 1, page No. 67.
|+||338||iii.||Samuel Fellows, born 1754 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT; died Nov 14, 1826 in Egremont, Berkshire Co., MA.|
Children of Ephraim Fellows and Margret Root are:
|+||339||i.||Ephraim6 Fellows, born Jun 12, 1760 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT; died Jan 16, 1803 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT.|
|340||ii.||William Fellows694, born 1763694.|
|341||iii.||Anna Fellows695, born 1770 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT695.|
99.Joannah5 Fellows (Ephraim4, Ephraim3, William2, Willyam1 Fellow)696 was born Nov 12, 1717 in Plainfield, Windam Co., CT697, and died 1741 in RI698.She married Ezra Dean 1739 in Plainfield, Windam Co., CT699, son of Jonathan Dean and Sarah Olcott.He was born Nov 18, 1718 in Plainfield, Windam Co., CT700, and died Dec 14, 1806 in Pawtuckett, Providence Co., RI700.
Notes for Joannah Fellows:
First name may have also been spelled as "Joanah".
Child of Joannah Fellows and Ezra Dean is:
|342||i.||Jonathan6 Dean, born Jul 09, 1741 in Plainfield, Windam Co., CT701.|
| Notes for Jonathan Dean:|
Jonathan received land in Canaan, Ct and sheep from his grandafther Ephraim Fellows' will.
Notes for William Fellows:
William was a Freeman of Canaan, CT June 23, 1757. Helived with his family in Norfolk, CT. He was buried in North Canaan Lower Cemetery, Canaan, CT.
Notes for Sarah Richards:
Sarah remarried after Williams death.
Children of William Fellows and Sarah Richards are:
|+||343||i.||Joanna6 Fellows, born May 10, 1748 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT.|
|+||344||ii.||John Fellows, born May 15, 1749 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT; died 1823 in Stillwater, Saratoga Co., NY.|
|345||iii.||Stephen Fellows708, born Feb 21, 1750/51 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT709,710; died Oct 06, 1812 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT711.He married (1) Dorothy (Fellows) in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT; died Mar 09, 1775 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT712.He married (2) Lucy Tucker; born Jun 27, 1773 in Woodstock, Windham Co., CT713.|
| Notes for Stephen Fellows:|
Stephen of Canaan, CT is listed as fighting in the revolutionary war as a Sargent in a regiment commanded by Col Charles Burrall in Canada in 1776. During his service he contracted a disease which crippled him and subsequently received a government disability. (Ref: The Public Records of the State of Connecticut, Vol 2 1778-1780, p 303, May 1779.)
The 1790 Census shows Stephen as head of the household in Litchfield County, CT with 4 males and 2 females total in the home.
Stephen was buried in North Canaan Lower Cemetery, Canaan, CT.
| Notes for Dorothy (Fellows):|
Researchers note; The History of Woodstock, CT, by Bowen states that a Stephen Fellows married at Hartwood (???), Oct 27, 1773 Dorritha Hamilton.
|+||346||iv.||Daniel Fellows, born Feb 14, 1753 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT; died May 24, 1832 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT.|
|347||v.||Anne Fellows, born Unknown in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT.She married John Freeman Oct 23, 1771 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT714.|
101.Thomas5 Fellows (Ephraim4, Ephraim3, William2, Willyam1 Fellow)715 was born Mar 13, 1722/23 in Plainfield, Windham Co., CT716,717, and died Sep 25, 1810 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT718,719.He married Sarah Lawrence719 May 03, 1750 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT719, daughter of Daniel Lawrence and Rachel Kingsbury.She was born Apr 15, 1731 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT720, and died May 25, 1813 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT721.
Notes for Thomas Fellows:
Thomas was a Freeman of Canaan, CT June 23, 1757. He was the representative to Connecticut legislature for Canaan on June 23, 1780. (Ref: Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut 1780-81, page 3.)
The 1790 Census shows Thomas as the head of the household in Litchfield County, CT with 2 males and 3 females in the house.
Children of Thomas Fellows and Sarah Lawrence are:
|+||348||i.||Rozell6 Fellows, born Dec 07, 1751 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT; died May 03, 1813 in Rome, NY.|
|349||ii.||Rachel Fellows, born Jun 12, 1753 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT722.She married Abel Stevens723 Oct 11, 1770 in Canaan, CT724; born Unknown.|
|+||350||iii.||Isaac Fellows, born May 23, 1755 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT; died Sep 21, 1841 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT.|
|351||iv.||William Fellows, born Apr 30, 1757 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT725.|
| Notes for William Fellows:|
William was a Sargent in the Revolutionary War in Watson's Company, Col Swift's Reg Mar 17, 1777 for three years. (Ref; Myrtle M. Morris)
|352||v.||Sarah Fellows, born May 17, 1759 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT726.|
|353||vi.||Violette Fellows, born May 04, 1762 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT726.|