Sunday, March 15, 2015

William Preston Phelps oil on canvas of Mt. Monadnock from Dublin, NH & Articles

William Preston Phelps son of Jason Phelps and Mary Webster Knowlton his 3rd wife b. March 6, 1848 For my Phelps Ancestor Group

William Preston Phelps, 1847-1923, NH, oil on canvas of "Mt. Monadnock from Dublin, NH, Dawn-Autumn," identified on verso and in Phelps hand on stretcher, Signed lower left, "W.P. Phelps," 14" x 22', relined in a gold period gessoed frame. Provenance: A New York collection, from the personal collection of Charles Godwin. Price Realized: $9,000 From Cobb Auctioneers 
Check out Painting Passion: A $14,000 PaintinViewing Mt. Monadnock from all angles.

Just sent from Fine Art Consultant Peter Peter Kostoulakos, NEAA Certified
15 Sayles Street Lowell, MA 01851-1625 978-453-8888
Over the years Peter has cleaned and restored around 500 of his paintings, some from the Phelps family.

From my grandmother Mildred M Phelps Collection House in Phelps homestead in NH
Also see Legendary Locals of Lowell By Richard P. Howe, Chaim M. Rosenberg
Blue Heron Fine Art
Vose Galleries 
Phelps Family in America
From New England Magazine Volume 17

MRS INA KITTREDGE PHELPS HAYWARD Born in Lowell Mass Wife of Robert Peter Hayward Descendant of Nathan Phelps Daughter of William Preston Phelps and Anna Maria Kittredge his wife
Jesse Knowlton son of John and Susannah Jennings Knowlton b in Dublin July 22 1791 Mary Webster b in Marl Feb 18 1817 m Jason Phelps.Gr granddaughter of William Fletcher Phelps and Susan Farley his wife Gr gr granddaughter of Nathan Phelps and Mary Fletcher his wife Nathan Phelps 1749 1812 responded to the Lexington Alarm as a minute man from Hollis NH under Capt Reuben Dow He was born in Andover Mass died in Hollis NH.  Nathan Phelps was born at Andover, Essex, Massachusetts 1 Sep 1749. His parents were John Phelps and Deborah Lovejoy. He married Mary Fletcher 1779 .
Samuel McCollester son of Isaac m Silence dau Ebenezer and Silence Winch Belknap settled on farm d June 14 1848 His widow d Feb 4 Roxana b March 16 1807 m 1st Eli Bonis of Dublin who d Sept 9 1 833 and she m 2d Jason Phelps of Dublin She d March 4 1840

1 comment:

  1. This is awesome! I enjoyed reading every word of this story. Thank you for sharing this!