Timothy Phelps II was born 1 November 1663 in Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut to Timothy Phelps (1639-1719) and Mary Griswold (1644-1715) and died 30 August 1716 Hebron, Tolland County, Connecticut of unspecified causes. He married Martha Mary Crow (1670-1775) 4 November 1686 in Connecticut.
Timothy Phelps - early settler of Hebron, CT. The very first Hebron Town Clerk was Timothy Phelps.
It was his wife, Martha Crow Phelps, who was the heroine behind the Prophet's Rock legend. She led a group of women who, searching for their husbands in 1704, yelled out from the rock, located off Burrows Hill Road. The echoes of their cries were heard by the men, resulting in a reunion of the families, and they decided that Hebron was a good place to settle. The Hebrew name "Hebron" has been translated as "city of refuge." The town was incorporated just four years later, in 1708.
The town of Hebron was settled in 1704, and incorporated on 26 May 1708 within Hartford County from Non-County Area 1. The diamond shape of the town seal has its origins in the diamond figure brand, required on all horses kept in Hebron by a May 1710 act of the Colonial Assembly.