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Ephraim Fellows (abt. 1641 - aft. 1713)

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Ephraim Fellows
Born about in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about 1665 [location unknown]
Husband of — married after Apr 1682 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died after in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut Colonymap
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He was born about March 1640/41 in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts and his parents were Mary Joan? (Ayers?) and William Fellows. His birth was not recorded in the town records. That he was their son is demonstrated in his father's Will and the probate record. [1] His estimated birth is based on depositions in March 1668 stating he was aged 27 years and in May 1674 stating he was aged about 33 years. [2]

In 1670 he received a permit from the town to fell lumber for a house, 16 feet square.

In 1675 he was a trooper during the King Philip War.

In 1678 he was one of the road surveyors.

Ephraim FELLOWS first married about 1665 in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts to a Mary (of unknown maiden surname) [1] and their children included ...

  1. William Fellows, b: c1666
  2. John Fellows, b: c1668; res: Plainfield, CT; m: Rachel Varney
  3. Mary Fellows, b: c1671.

His wife Mary died on 23 Feb 1671/72. [3]

Ephraim FELLOWS married secondly on 20 Dec 1680 in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts to Ann Cross (daughter of Robert CROSS and Hanna JORDAN), widow of Thomas Marshall. Their children were born in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts [4] and included ...

  1. Elizabeth Fellows, b: 14 Sep 1685; m: 1708/9 Henry Steevens
  2. Ephraim Fellows, m: 03 Dec, 1711 Mary ???
  3. Ama/Amy Fellows, b: 25 Feb 1693/4; m: 08 Nov 1716 Thomas Steevens, Jr.
  4. Hannah Fellows, bapt: 12 Aug 1705.

After the birth of their children, he moved his family from Ipswich Essex County, Massachusetts to Plainfield, Connecticut.

On 16 June 1694 he bought the interest of the Younglove heirs in the estate of Isaac Fellows, Jr. and in the deed he was called a locksmith. He conveyed the same to Dr. Wallis in 1713.

In 1700 he had a seat in the meeting house appointed to him.

He died after 1713 in Plainfield, Windham County, Connecticut.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Great Migration 1634-1635" section C-F p244, 508-510 in online database <> compiled by New England Historic Genealogical Society in 2008; originally: The Great Migration, Immigrants to New England 1634-1635 v2 C-F by Robert Charles Anderson, George F. Sanborn, Jr., and Melinde Lutz Sanborn & published by New England Historic Genealogical Society of Boston, MA in 2001.
  2. Essex Quarterly court records v4 p15 & v5 p312.
  3. "Vital Records of Ipswich, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849" p553
  4. "Vital Records of Ipswich Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849" p135
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records 1560-1900 compiled by Yates Publishing on
  • Ancestry Family Tree submitted by Ancestry member


  • Fellows-756 was created by David Mason through the import of Mason_Cutting Family Tree.ged on 25 Jun 2015.

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