Hopestill Phillips1

#16272, (say 1721 - 9 March 1788)
Relationship2nd cousin 6 times removed of William David Lewis
Father*James Phillips1 (s 1696 - c 1756)
Mother*Hopestill Babbitt1 (1695 - a 1756)


Ebenezer Paul b. 1717, d. 1784
Her married name was Paul.2 
Birth*say 1721She was born say 1721 at Berkley, Bristol Co., MassachusettsG.1 
Marriage*14 January 1750She married Ebenezer Paul on 14 January 1750.2 
15 May 1756In James Phillips's will dated 15 May 1756, Hopestill Phillips was named as an heir, wife of Ebenezer Paul.1 
Death*9 March 1788She died on 9 March 1788 at Bristol Co., MassachusettsG.2 


  1. [S1482] H.L. Peter Rounds, compiler, Abstracts of Bristol County, Massachusetts Probate Records, Book 2: 1745-1762 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1988), Ancestry.com, p. 188, img. 193/370. "Will of James PHILLIPS of Berk., yeoman, dtd. 15 May 1756, prob. 7 Sept. 1756. Wife Hopestill; she is also to get my household goods & livestock "to her dispose among her Children." Sons: Ebenezer & James (ded.) Phillips. Daus: Abigail wife of Amos Briggs, Jr., Hopestill wife of Ebenezer Paul, Mary Phillips, Sarah Phillips & Elizabeth Phillips. Hannah Phillips widow of my son James Phillips dcd. My bro. Nathaniell Phillips. Incl. rights in Taun. & in iron works in Rayn. Son Ebenezer to be exec. Witns: John Briggs. Jr., Jaeob Briggs, Jr. & John Crane [15:111/2]."
  2. [S1483] Gladys Merrill Covell Parsons, compiler, 80 Immigrants - Our Merrill-Covell Pedigree (Detroit: privately published, 1969), p. 84, img, 93/159.