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Eliphalet Metcalf
Birth: Nov. 25, 1747
Lebanon
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Mar. 15, 1834
Lebanon
New London County
Connecticut, USA

Eliphalet Metcalf, s. of William Metcalf, Esq. and Abigail Edwards, b. Nov. 25, 1747 at Lebanon, Conn. He d. Mar. 15, 1834 at Lebanon.

On Dec. 21, 1775 at Lebanon, Eliphalet m. Mary West, dau. of Dea. Joshua West and Elizabeth Williams. She was b. per her grave stone June 11, 1754 (June 2 in Lebanon VRs) and d. Mar. 12, 1835 at Lebanon. They had 10 children of record at Lebanon: William, John, Mary (d.y.), Abigail, Eliphalet, Mary, Lucy, Elizabeth, Timothy Edwards, and Emily.

Eliphalet and Mary have a tall slender obelisk at Lebanon's Center, aka Trumbull, Cemetery. It is somewhat unique as it portrays Eliphalet's line of descent from the family's immigrant Metcalf ancestor; Eliphalet6 (William,5 Jonathan,4-3 Michael,2-1). However, none of Eliphalet's Metcalf ancestors are interred at this same cemetery. His parents and paternal grandparents are interred at the Old Cemetery at Lebanon while the prior three Metcalf generations are interred at Dedham, Mass.

The inscription also features an apparent erroneous statement regarding the birth year of the immigrant Michael Metcalf.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Abigail Edwards Metcalf (1707 - 1764)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary West Metcalf (1754 - 1835)
 
 Children:
  Timothy Edwards Metcalf (1795 - 1875)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
The following is the ancestral sequence featured on the obelisk, the beginning number added for clarity. After Eliphalet's inscription at the top of this page, the photos are in ancestral sequence.

1. This branch of the Metcalf family, decended from Michael who was born at Tatterford, England in 1586 and immigrated to America and settled at Dedham, Mass. in 1637 where he died Dec. 27, 1664.

2. MICHAEL, son of the above born in England Aug. 29, 1620. Died at Dedham, Dec. 24, 1654.

3. Jonathan next in the line of descent was born at Dedham Sept. 21, 1650 at which place he died May 27, 1727.

4. Jonathan next in the line was born at Dedham March 16, 1675 and died at Lebanon March 5, 1738.

5. William next in the line was born Aug 17 1708 died at Lebanon in 1773.

6. Eliphalet next in line was born Nov. 25, 1747 died at Lebanon March 15, 1824.
...His wife Mary West born Jan. 11, 1754 died March 12, 1835.
 
Burial:
Center Cemetery
Lebanon
New London County
Connecticut, USA
 
Maintained by: Don Blauvelt
Originally Created by: wobie
Record added: Aug 02, 2009
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Eliphalet Metcalf
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