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 Catharine <I>King</I> Lyman

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Catharine King Lyman

  • Birth 17 Aug 1701 Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 15 Mar 1791 Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 20048854

Consort of Gideon Lyman

Daughter of John King and Mehitable Pomeroy

Catharine King was the daughter of John King and Mehitable Pomperoy. Her birth record in Northampton records show her name as "Katron King".

She first married James Hickcock (Hickox, Hescock) 1700-1725 on 17 Nov 1724 in Northampton, MA. Their marriage did not last long, he died a few months later in 1725. They had no issue.

Widowed Catharine Hickock remarried to widowed Lieut. Nathaniel Phelps, son of Deac. Nathaniel Phelps and Grace Martin. He had 4 young children from his previous marriage: Charles Phelps, Nathaniel Phelps, and twins Ann Phelps and Martin Phelps.

Catharine and Nathaniel Phelps had 4 children together:
1. Catharine Phelps, m. Simeon Parsons (Phelps & Servin, Vol 1., pg. 130 says she married Samuel Parsons but that is incorrect).

2. Lydia Phelps, m. Eleazer Pomeroy

3. John Phelps, m. Mary Ashley

4. Mehitable Phelps, died in infancy.

After Nathaniel died in 1747 in Northampton, MA, she remarried to widowed Gideon Lyman, marriage date unknown.

Catherine King Phelps was a gownmaker. She is mentioned in this book The Needle's Eye: Women and Work in the Age of Revolution by Marla R. Miller. (google on the book)

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In Memory of
Mrs. Catharine Lyman
Consort of
Gideon Lyman Esqr.
who died March
15th 1791 in the
90th Year of her age.





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  • Find A Grave Memorial 20048854
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Catharine King Lyman (17 Aug 1701–15 Mar 1791), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20048854, citing Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by the moo (contributor 46834101) .