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Royal Phelps


Centurion, 1858–1860s

Born 30 March 1809 in Sempronius, New York

Died 30 July 1884 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by Mr. Cozzens (may refer to Abraham M. Cozzens or Frederick S. Cozzens) and John H. Gourlie

Elected 5 June 1858 at age forty-nine

Archivist’s Note: Father-in-law of John L. Carroll. He likely resigned or was dropped from the rolls between 1860 and 1864.