Phineas Upham Second


Phineas’ Upham (Phineas’, John^), of Maiden, Mass., born May 22, 1659; married Mary Mellins (prob. Mellen), as early as 1663 and probably in 1682.  He has been known as Phineas Upham Second, being the eldest son of Lieutenant Phineas. His father died when he was eighteen years old, leaving him the following property, as described in the will: “To his eldest son Phineas, he did give his new dwelling house, v\^ith the land belonging to it, and the meadow, and half the stock, when he should come of the age of one and twenty years.” He was one of the selectmen of Maiden for the years from 1692 to 1696, inclusive. He was town treasurer for the years from 1697 to lyor, inclusive; and during the same time was employed in the settlement of various estates. Continue reading