Biography of William T. Phippen
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Phippen, Warren T., Stockholm, was born in Crown Point, Essex county, December 1, 1827. His father was Clark Phippen, a native of' Walpole, Cheshire county, N. H., born January 24, 1789. He married Betsey Wright, a native of the same place, born July 17, 1791, by whom he had six sons and five daughters. In 1811, Clark Phippin and family removed to Crown Point, where he resided until 1830, when he came to Stockholm and settled on the farm now owned by Samuel Phippen, brother of our subject. In 1855 Mr. Phippen went to Michigan, where he died in 1859. Mr. Phippen was a Democrat, and a prominent man in Essex county. Mrs. Phippen died in Crown Point in August, 1870. Warren P., when a mere child, came with his parents to Stockholm, and as soon as old enough, he assisted his parents in clearing their new farm, and making a comfortable home. In 1854, Mr. Phippen married Mary E., daughter of John Floyd, a pioneer of Crown Point, and they had six children: Mary P., born April 10, 1855. wife of J. H. Hayes, a liveryman of Minneapolis, Minn. They have one child: Mildred B. Jennie, born January 16, 1859, who married W. S. Wright, of Mason City, Iowa. He went to Stockton, Kas., and afterward to El Reno, Ok. T., and engaged in the bankmg business. He was taken sick and returned to Stockholm, where he died May 28, 1892, leaving his wife and one daughter, Edith L. Minnie A., born August 5, 1862, and died December 16, 1865; Minnette S., born November 30, 1864; Floyd W., born September 8, 1870, and died December 8, 1876. September 8, 1870, Mrs. Phippen died, having been for a quarter of a century a true helpmate to her husband, and a loving and affectionate mother to her children. Soon after his marriage Mr. Phippen moved to Norfolk, and in 1855 to the farm he now occupies, which now contains 210 acres. Mr. Phippen has a beautiful home and is one of the progressive farmers of the county. He is a Republican, and a regular attendant of the Universalist Church. Mr. Phippen enjoys the respect of all who know him.

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A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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