Simeon Phillips1

#10604, (15 April 1742 - )
Relationship2nd cousin 6 times removed of William David Lewis
Father*Thomas Phillips1 (1711/12 - 1792)
Mother*Catherine Liscomb1 ( - 1775)
Birth*15 April 1742He was born on 15 April 1742 at Easton, Bristol Co., MassachusettsG.1 
between April 1742 and October 1744He removed with Thomas Phillips and Catherine Liscomb to Ashfield (then Huntstown), Massachusetts, between April 1742 and October 1744, becoming the second permanent settlers there (after the Richard Ellis family).2,3 


  1. [S728] Film images of 1880 transcription of original records: Easton MA, by Douglas A. Smith; Genealogical Society, Salt Lake City, UT; Online; MA Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1579-2001, Easton, Bristol Co.; Photographed 10-11 Oct 1973, p. 39, "Simeon Phillips son to Thomas Phillips of Easton born of his wife Kethorin [sic] on ye fifteenth day of April 1742."
  2. [S520] VWH, Simeon b. Easton and Charity b. Ashfield or Deerfield.
  3. [S732] Frederick G. Howes, History of the Town of Ashfield Franklin County, Massachusetts from its Settlement in 1742 to 1910 (Ashfield, Mass.: Town of Ashfield, 1910), 18, "The next immigrant to this lonely wilderness was Mr. Thomas Phillips, with his family, from Easton, whose sister was the wife of Mr. Ellis. Mr. Phillips built for himself a log house about one-half of a mile to the north of the dwelling of his only fellow-townsman, Mr. Ellis."