Worcester1

(Slave) Will9 November 1776Worcester, a slave, was the first named beneficiary in the will of his owner, the Reverend Ebenezer Turell, dated 9 November 1776 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress). Turell's will gave his "good servant" Worcester his freedom and discharged him from any demands of Turell's heirs or Executor on account of being a slave. The will ordered his Executor to reserve 50 pounds sterling to and for the use of Worcester, if he should be unable to report himself, and to be given to him at the discretion of the Executor.1

Citations

  1. [S485] Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (886 microfilm reels of original records in the Middlesex County Courthouse, Cambridge, Massachusetts), LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Ebenezer Turell 1778 probate packet# 23046, FHL Film# 421543. Hereinafter cited as Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

Mehitable Wormall1

Marriage*19 February 1713/14She married Christopher Wadsworth, son of John Wadsworth and Abigail Andrews, on 19 February 1713/14 in Duxbury, Plymouth County.2,1,3

Family

Christopher Wadsworth b. 1685
Child1.Christopher Wadsworth3,1 b. 12 January/February 1720, d. 4 Jun 1750

Citations

  1. [S1156] Horace Andrew Wadsworth, Two Hundred and Fifty Years of the Wadsworth Family in America, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Lawrence, Massachusetts: Eagle Steam Job Printing Rooms, 1883), page164. Hereinafter cited as Wadsworth Family in America.
  2. [S1155] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Duxbury, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911), Marriages, page 324. Hereinafter cited as Duxbury, Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.
  3. [S898] Lucy Kellogg and others, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 16, John Alden, in 3 Parts. Contents: Part 1. John Alden, first four generations by Esther Littleford Woodworth-Barnes & Alice Crane Williams; Part 2. John Alden, fifth generation descendants of his daughter Elizabeth Alden Pabodie; Part 3. John Alden, fifth generation descendants of his sons John, Joseph, and Jonathan. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1975-), Person No. 850, Benjamin Snow, Part 3, pages 202-203. Hereinafter cited as John Alden of the Mayflower (Five).

Sarah Wormel1

Marriage*8 January 1706/7She married Nehemiah Allen, son of Samuel Allen Sr. and Sarah Partridge, on 8 January 1706/7 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Nehemiah Allen b. 5 Jan 1680/81
Children1.Alice Allen1 b. 8 Oct 1707
2.Sarah Allen1 b. 27 Mar 1710
3.Martha Allen+1 b. 17 Oct 1713
4.Nehemiah Allen1 b. 8 Jul 1715
5.Bethiah Allen1
6.Lydia Allen1

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Allen, pages 92-98. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 29. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

John Worrel1

ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Marriage*26 November 1804He married Sarah Heaton, daughter of John Heaton and Sarah Warden, on 26 November 1804.1

Family

Sarah Heaton

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 5, pages 167-168. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Hannah Worthen1

ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Marriage*8 November 1835She married Micah Bolton, son of John Bolton and Margery Pratt, on 8 November 1835 in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1

Family

Micah Bolton b. 8 Nov 1788, d. b 23 Jun 1841

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Permelia C. Wray1

b. 3 November 1830, d. 18 March 1873
Birth*3 November 1830Permelia C. Wray was born on 3 November 1830 in Indiana.2,3,4
Marriage*She married Ephraim Jenkins Hill.1
Census 1870*2 August 1870Permelia and Ephraim Jenkins Hill appeared on the 1870 census taken on 2 August 1870 in Stanton, Champaign County, Illinois. Ephraim, who was enumerated as "Jink", was 40 years of age and a farmer with real estate valued at $6,400 and a personal estate valued at $1,998. Permelia, who was transcribed as "Permealna", was 39 and keeping house. Residing with their parents in 1870 were William R. who was 20, America 17, Alonzo 15, Scott 13, Charles 11, Joseph 8, Joana 6, Josephine 4, and Mary 2. All except the three youngest children had attended school within the year.5
Death*18 March 1873She died on 18 March 1873 at age 421
Burial* and was buried in Old Sterns Cemetery, Ogden, Champaign County, Illinois.6

Family

Ephraim Jenkins Hill b. 18 Jan 1826, d. 22 Dec 1880
Child1.William R. Hill+1 b. 1849, d. 1905

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, W R Hill, Memorial# 48044463. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Permelia C. (Wray) Hill, Memorial# 16530904, recording her date of birth as 03 November 1830.
  3. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of "Jink" and "Permealna" Hill, Stanton, Champaign, Illinois; Roll: M593_193; Page: 342B; Family History Library Film: 545692, estimating her year of birth as 1831. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, W R Hill, Memorial# 48044463, recording her year of birth as 1830.
  5. [S37] 1870 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of "Jink" and "Permealna" Hill, Stanton, Champaign, Illinois; Roll: M593_193; Page: 342B; Family History Library Film: 545692.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Permelia C. (Wray) Hill, Memorial# 16530904.

Abigail Wright1

Marriage*She married Ezekiel Fosdick.1

Family

Ezekiel Fosdick
Child1.Rhoda Fosdick1 b. 10 Nov 1751, d. 15 Nov 1837

Citations

  1. [S966] Bradford Adams Whittemore and Edgar Whittemore, compilers, "The Whittemore Family in America", New England Historic and Genealogical Register Volumes 106, 107 and 108 (1952-1954): Volume 108, pages 244-245. Hereinafter cited as "Whittemore Family in America."

Hannah Wright1

b. 1800, d. 1869
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Birth*1800Hannah Wright was born in 1800.1
Marriage*9 October 1818She married Jacob Heaton, son of Isaac Heaton and Susannah Bell, on 9 October 1818 in Coshocton County, Ohio.2,1
Census 1820*7 August 1820Hannah was likely enumerated on the 1820 census taken on 7 August 1820 in the household of her husband Jacob Heaton in Perry, Coshocton County, Ohio. a township bordering the family's village of West Bedford. His household consisted of 2 people, 1 male aged 26 thru 44, and 1 female aged 16 thru 25. One member of the household was involved in agriculture. Enumerated in two nearby households were the families of Jacob's brothers, Isaac Heaton and Micajah Heaton.3
Census 1830*1830Hannah was likely enumerated on the 1830 census in the household of her husband Jacob Heaton in Seneca, Seneca County, Ohio. Their household consisted of 9 people.4
Pension Payment*1862Hannah and Jacob Heaton's son Wilson was killed in 1862 serving in the Civil War and Hannah received a pension for her son's service because, prior to the war, he had been her only source of support.2
Death*1869She died in 1869 in Coshocton County5
Burial* and was buried in West Bedford - North Cemetery, West Bedford, Coshocton County.5

Family

Jacob Heaton b. 1794, d. 17 Mar 1845

Citations

  1. [S468] 1820 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Isaac Heaton, Perry, Coshocton, Ohio; Page: 26A; NARA Roll: M33_88; Image: 48. Hereinafter cited as 1820 US Federal Census.
  2. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 6, page 210. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  3. [S468] 1820 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Jacob Heaton, Perry, Coshocton, Ohio; Page: 26A; NARA Roll: M33_88; Image: 48.
  4. [S16] 1830 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Jacob Heaton, Seneca, Seneca, Ohio; Series: M19; Roll: 140; Page: 151; Family History Library Film: 0337951. Hereinafter cited as 1830 US Federal Census.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Hannah (Wright) Heaton, Memorial# 96329131. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Henry Wright1

b. say 1598
Father*Henry Wright1
Birth*say 1598Henry Wright was born say 1598.1
Marriage*say 1630He married Joan Sherman, daughter of Edmund Sherman and Grace Makin, say 1630.1
Will*27 January 1670/71Henry wrote his will dated 27 January 1670/711
Burial*13 July 1671 and was buried on 13 July 1671 in Dedham, Essex County, England.1

Family

Joan Sherman b. 13 Dec 1603

Citations

  1. [S1327] Michael Johnson Wood, "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex, and their Wives", New England Historical & Genealogical Register. Note: This article, in 6 Parts, spans six issues of the Register. It is thoroughly researched and fully sourced, and includes a wealth of knowledge on the Shermans and their extended families. Only a very small amount of the information available in Mr. Wood's article is included in this researcher's website project. Volumes 166 - 168 (October 2012 - January 2014): Part 6: The Family of Edmund Sherman, Volume 168, pages 16-33. Hereinafter cited as "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex."

Henry Wright1

Family

Child1.Henry Wright1 b. s 1598

Citations

  1. [S1327] Michael Johnson Wood, "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex, and their Wives", New England Historical & Genealogical Register. Note: This article, in 6 Parts, spans six issues of the Register. It is thoroughly researched and fully sourced, and includes a wealth of knowledge on the Shermans and their extended families. Only a very small amount of the information available in Mr. Wood's article is included in this researcher's website project. Volumes 166 - 168 (October 2012 - January 2014): Part 6: The Family of Edmund Sherman, Volume 168, pages 16-33. Hereinafter cited as "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex."

Keziah Wright1

b. 3 August 1770, d. 4 February 1861
Birth*3 August 1770Keziah Wright was born on 3 August 1770 in Guilford County, North Carolina.2,3,4
Marriage*1 September 1803She married, as his second wife, Edward Thornburg, son of Joseph Thornburg and Ann Armfield, on 1 September 1803 at a Shady Spring Meeting of Friends, Guilford County, North Carolina.1,5,6
Death*4 February 1861She died on 4 February 1861 at age 903
Burial* and was buried in Cherry Grove Cemetery, Lynn, Randolph County, Indiana.7,4

Family

Edward Thornburg b. 30 Mar 1757, d. 19 Dec 1839
Children1.Hannah Thornburg+8,9 b. 27 Jul 1804
2.Keziah Thornburg3 b. 13 Jan 1806, d. 20 Apr 1877
3.Rebecca Thornburg3 b. 1807
4.Rachel Thornburg3 b. 8 May 1810, d. 26 Jul 1860

Citations

  1. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.
  2. [S1512] Randolph County Historical Society, Randolph County, Indiana, 1818-1990, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Paducah, Kentucky: Turner Publishing Company, c1991), Thornburg-Cook-Pugh, pages 654-655. Hereinafter cited as Randolph County, Indiana, 1818-1990.
  3. [S1502] Hinshaw Index to Selected (U.S.) Quaker Records, 1680-1940, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Hinshaw Index to Selected Quaker Records, 1680-1940.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Keziah (Wright) Thornburg, Memorial# 8139390. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  5. [S1512] Randolph County Historical Society, Randolph County, Indiana, 1818-1990, Thornburg-Cook-Pugh, pages 654-655, reporting the date of their marriage as 1 September 1803.
  6. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, New London Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina, Quaker Marriage Records, page 22.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Keziah (Wright) Thornburg, Memorial# 78603516.
  8. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, Cherry Grove Monthly Meeting, Randolph County, Indiana, Marriage records 1821-1880, page 12.
  9. [S1510] Henry Hart Beeson, A Genealogy of the Beeson - Beason Family, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Edward Beeson immigrated to America in 1682 or 1684 from Stoke, Lancaster, England and settled in New Castle, Delaware. He married Rachel Pennington and they had four children. He married Elizabeth and they had two children. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Delaware, Ohio, Indiana, Alabama and Texas. Includes index. (Houston, Texas: H.H. Beeson, 1968), page 59. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Beeson - Beason Family.

Nancy Writes1

Marriage Intention*11 November 1818An intention of marriage for a man named John Bolton and his intended, Nancy Writes, was recorded on 11 November 1818 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. John and Nancy's intention produced only the information that both were white and residents of Boston.1
Marriage10 January 1819 On 10 January 1819, the so-far unidentified John Bolton married Nancy Writes in the Second Baptist Church, Boston. Their marriage was performed by the Reverend Thomas Baldwin, and the church later was called the Baldwin Place Church.1

Family

John Bolton d. bt 16 Apr 1823 - 16 May 1823

Citations

  1. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.

Elizabeth Wylie1

Marriage*She married Michael Bacon.1
Residence*Elizabeth and Michael Bacon lived in Winston, Suffolk County, England.1

Family

Michael Bacon
Child1.Michael Bacon+1 b. 6 Dec 1579, d. 18 Apr 1648

Citations

  1. [S1347] Thomas W. Baldwin, Bacon Genealogy : Michael Bacon of Dedham, 1640 and his Descendants, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Press of Murray and Emery Company, 1915), Michael, pages 24-28. Hereinafter cited as Bacon Genealogy : Michael Bacon of Dedham.

William W. Wylie1

ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Marriage*6 June 1885He married Mary Gist, daughter of Joseph Gist and Elizabeth Colver, on 6 June 1885 in Brooke County.1,2

Family

Mary Gist b. c 1861

Citations

  1. [S1385] National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Lineage Book, Volumes 55-56, National Member# 54001-56000, downloaded from Google Books, Volumes 55-56 (Washington, D.C.: press of Judd & Detweiler, Inc., 1920-1921), National Member# 54964, Volume 55, page 422. Hereinafter cited as DAR Lineage Books, Volumes 55-56.
  2. [S1387] West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia Marriages Index 1785-1971.

James Wyman1

(Witness to Will) Will9 November 1776Samuel Reeves, James Wyman and Henry Sweetser witnessed the will of the Reverend Ebenezer Turell of Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress), dated 9 November 1776.1
(Witness to Codicil) Codicil20 June 1778Samuel Reeves, James Wyman and Richard Hall witnessed the codicil to the will of the Reverend Ebenezer Turell dated 20 June 1778 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress). The codicil ratified and confirmed his will, excepting that the will directed that his legacies and bequests be paid in sterling money (meaning the lawful money of Great Britain). Stating that now that there has been an alteration in the currency or medium of trade, they are directed to be paid in what passes for lawful money of the state of Massachusetts.1

Citations

  1. [S485] Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (886 microfilm reels of original records in the Middlesex County Courthouse, Cambridge, Massachusetts), LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Ebenezer Turell 1778 probate packet# 23046, FHL Film# 421543. Hereinafter cited as Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

Hannah Wynne1,2

ChartsDescendants of Thomas Gerrard of Gibbstown, County Meath, Ireland and his Brothers
Father*Reverend John Wynne2 d. b 2 May 1781
Mother*Mary ______2
Marriage Settlement*2 March 1772A memorial of an indented deed of marriage settlement dated 2 March 1772 was made between Samuel Gerrard of Liscartan in the county of Meath, gentleman, of the first part, John Gerrard, eldest son and heir apparent of the said Samuel Gerrard of the second part, the Reverend John Wynne of Ardbraccan in the county of Meath, clerk, and Hannah Wynne, his eldest daughter, of the third part.

Reciting that a marriage was agreed on between the said John Gerrard and Hannah Wynne, and that the said John Wynne assigned unto said John Gerrard as a portion for said Hannah £1,000, part of a sum devised to the said John Wynne and his issue by the will of his father Captain Owen Wynne.

The said Samuel Gerrard therefore, for the considerations in the said deed mentioned, conveyed and assigned unto his son the said John Gerrard, in his possession being by virtue of a lease for a year, all that part of the lands of Rathmore, Calliaghstown and Killbalbraigh, containing 508 acres more or less, situate in the county of Westmeath, which were demised to the said Samuel Gerrard by the Right Honorable Robert Rochfort Earl of Belvedere by deeds of lease and release bearing date the 12th and 13th days of November 1764 for three lives renewable forever at the yearly rent of £404 and a peppercorn fine on each renewal.

To hold unto the said John Gerrard his heirs and assigns forever, subject to the rents and covenants reserved and mentioned in and by the said deed of release executed by the said Earl of Belvedere,

And the said John Gerrard demised the said premises unto the said John Wynne, his executors, administrators and assigns, for the term of 99 years to commence the first day of May next proceeding the day of the death of the said John Gerrard upon trust, that in case said marriage should take effect, and that said Hannah should survive her said intended husband, that the said John Wynne should receive the rents and profits of all said lands and, in the first place, pay the ground rent and fines, and in the next place, pay unto the said Hannah and her assigns, one annuity of £100 sterling as a jointure and in full of all dower, and the said John Gerrard covenanted to charge his personal estate with £1,000 as a provision for the children of the said intended marriage.

The deed was duly executed by all parties and was witnessed by Cornet Thomas Gerrard of the 12th Regiment of Dragoons and Mary Gerrard, daughter of Samuel Gerrard of Liscartan. The memorial was registered on 26 June 1773.1
Marriage*March 1772She married John Gerrard of Liscartan, County Meath, son of Samuel Gerrard and Mary Rochfort, in March 1772.3,1,2
Deed Memorial*25 March 1780A memorial of a deed dated 25 March 1780 was made between William Gerrard of the city of Dublin, gentleman, of the first part, John Gerrard in the county of Meath, gentleman, and Hannah Gerrard otherwise Wynne, his wife, of the second part, and Robert Waller of Allenstown in the county of Meath aforesaid, Esq., of the third part.

Reciting as therein is recited and witnesseth that the said William Gerrard for the considerations therein mentioned hath given, granted, bargained and sold unto the said Robert Waller, his executors, administrators and assigns, one annuity yearly rent or sum of £30 sterling, in trust, for the sole use and benefit of the said Hannah Gerrard. The said annuity to be issuing out of and chargeable upon all that and those the town and lands of Liscartan, situate in the county of Meath aforesaid.

To hold unto the said Robert Waller, his executors, administrators and assigns, for thirteen years from the first of November last, by which deed it is declared that the said annuity, or any part thereof, shall not be at the disposal of, or subject to, the contractual debts or judgments of the said John Gerrard.

The deed was duly executed, signed and sealed by William Gerrard, John Gerrard and Robert Waller, and witnessed by Richard Foster of Scallanstown in the county of Meath, gentleman, and Robert McCormick of Liscartan aforesaid, farmer. The memorial was registered on 10 April 1780.4
(Wife) Death24 December 1780Hannah became a widow when John Gerrard died about 24 December 1780.5
(Mother) Deed MemorialMay 1813Hannah's yearly annuity of £100, was originally a part of her marriage settlement agreement, and then confirmed again shortly before her husband's death when he, by an indented deed, appointed a trustee to assure her payment. It was again directed and confirmed in a memorial of an indented deed of conveyance dated May 1813 made between her three daughters, spinsters, of the one part, the Reverend Mungo Henry Waller of Allenstown in the county of Meath, clerk, executor of Robert Waller, late of Allenstown aforesaid, deceased, of the second part, and George Thompson of Clonskeagh Castle in the county of Dublin, Esq. of the third part who, by his purchase, was assuming the obligation for the payment.5

Family

John Gerrard d. 24 Dec 1780
Children1.Maria Gerrard6
2.Hannah Gerrard6
3.Elizabeth Gerrard6

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1773; Film# 531668, Volume 295, pages 354-355, deed number 196652, images 192-193. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  2. [S1620] Betham Genealogical Abstracts, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, abstract of the will of John Wynne dated 8 July 1776 and proved on 2nd May 1781, rector of Kilkenny west and vicar of Castlepollard, both in the county of Westmeath. Hereinafter cited as Betham Genealogical Abstracts.
  3. [S1644] Farrar's Index to Irish Marriages, 1771-1812, online at www.findmypast.com, John Gerrard of County Meath and Miss Wynne, March 1772. Hereinafter cited as Farrar's Index to Irish Marriages, 1771-1812.
  4. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms: 1780; Film# 531702, Volume 331, page 546, Deed Number 223215, image 296.
  5. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms: 1813; Film# 595086, Volume 661, pages 348-349, Deed Number 455176, image 187.
  6. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms: 1803; Film# 545029, Volume 557, pages 170, Deed Number 369600, image 391.

Reverend John Wynne1

d. before 2 May 1781
Father*Captain Owen Wynne2
Marriage*He married Mary ______.1
(Bride's Father) Marriage Settlement2 March 1772A memorial of an indented deed of marriage settlement dated 2 March 1772 was made between Samuel Gerrard of Liscartan in the county of Meath, gentleman, of the first part, John Gerrard, eldest son and heir apparent of the said Samuel Gerrard of the second part, the Reverend John Wynne of Ardbraccan in the county of Meath, clerk, and Hannah Wynne, his eldest daughter, of the third part.

Reciting that a marriage was agreed on between the said John Gerrard and Hannah Wynne, and that the said John Wynne assigned unto said John Gerrard as a portion for said Hannah £1,000, part of a sum devised to the said John Wynne and his issue by the will of his father Captain Owen Wynne.

The said Samuel Gerrard therefore, for the considerations in the said deed mentioned, conveyed and assigned unto his son the said John Gerrard, in his possession being by virtue of a lease for a year, all that part of the lands of Rathmore, Calliaghstown and Killbalbraigh, containing 508 acres more or less, situate in the county of Westmeath, which were demised to the said Samuel Gerrard by the Right Honorable Robert Rochfort Earl of Belvedere by deeds of lease and release bearing date the 12th and 13th days of November 1764 for three lives renewable forever at the yearly rent of £404 and a peppercorn fine on each renewal.

To hold unto the said John Gerrard his heirs and assigns forever, subject to the rents and covenants reserved and mentioned in and by the said deed of release executed by the said Earl of Belvedere,

And the said John Gerrard demised the said premises unto the said John Wynne, his executors, administrators and assigns, for the term of 99 years to commence the first day of May next proceeding the day of the death of the said John Gerrard upon trust, that in case said marriage should take effect, and that said Hannah should survive her said intended husband, that the said John Wynne should receive the rents and profits of all said lands and, in the first place, pay the ground rent and fines, and in the next place, pay unto the said Hannah and her assigns, one annuity of £100 sterling as a jointure and in full of all dower, and the said John Gerrard covenanted to charge his personal estate with £1,000 as a provision for the children of the said intended marriage.

The deed was duly executed by all parties and was witnessed by Cornet Thomas Gerrard of the 12th Regiment of Dragoons and Mary Gerrard, daughter of Samuel Gerrard of Liscartan. The memorial was registered on 26 June 1773.2
Will*8 July 1776John made his will on 8 July 1776 and named his eldest daughter Hannah Gerrard, wife of John Gerrard of Liscartan, County Meath, his daughter Maria Wynne and his wife, Mary Wynne.1
Death*before 2 May 1781He died before 2 May 1781, the date his will was probated.1

Family

Mary ______
Children1.Hannah Wynne+1
2.Maria Wynne1

Citations

  1. [S1620] Betham Genealogical Abstracts, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, abstract of the will of John Wynne dated 8 July 1776 and proved on 2nd May 1781, rector of Kilkenny west and vicar of Castlepollard, both in the county of Westmeath. Hereinafter cited as Betham Genealogical Abstracts.
  2. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1773; Film# 531668, Volume 295, pages 354-355, deed number 196652, images 192-193. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.

Maria Wynne1

Father*Reverend John Wynne1 d. b 2 May 1781
Mother*Mary ______1

Citations

  1. [S1620] Betham Genealogical Abstracts, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, abstract of the will of John Wynne dated 8 July 1776 and proved on 2nd May 1781, rector of Kilkenny west and vicar of Castlepollard, both in the county of Westmeath. Hereinafter cited as Betham Genealogical Abstracts.

Captain Owen Wynne1

Family

Child1.Reverend John Wynne+1 d. b 2 May 1781

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1773; Film# 531668, Volume 295, pages 354-355, deed number 196652, images 192-193. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.

Francis Yarnall1

d. 1721
Marriage*1686He married Hannah Baker in 1686 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.1,2
Residence*They lived for some time in the township of Springfield, Chester County.2
Death*1721He died in 1721 at Willistown, Chester County.2

Family

Hannah Baker
Child1.John Yarnall1 b. 24 Feb 1688/89

Citations

  1. [S1426] Gilbert Cope, Genealogy of the Smedley Family : descended from George and Sarah Smedley, settlers in Chester County, Penna. with brief notices of other families of the name, and abstracts of early English wills, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Wickersham Printing Company, 1901), pages 46-50. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Smedley Family.
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Yarnall, pages 778-780. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.

John Yarnall1

b. 24 February 1688/89
Father*Francis Yarnall1 d. 1721
Mother*Hannah Baker1
Birth*24 February 1688/89John Yarnall was born on 24 February 1688/89, probably in Springfield, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1,2
Residence*He lived at Willistown, Chester County.2
Marriage*21 November 1722He married first Ann Coppock of Willistown, daughter of John Coppock, on 21 November 1722 at Newtown Meeting, Chester County.3
(Husband) Deathbefore 31 October 1728John became a widower when Ann (Coppock) Yarnall died.4,5
Marriage*31 October 1728He married second, as her first husband, Jane Thomas of Easttown, Chester County, daughter of Evan Thomas, on 31 October 1728 at Chester County.5,4
(Husband) Deathbefore 7 November 1739John became a widower for the second time when Jane (Thomas) Yarnall died.6,7,8
Marriage*7 November 1739He married third, as her second husband, Mary (Smedley) Edge, daughter of George Smedley and Sarah Kitchen, on 7 November 1739 at Chester County.8,7,6,9

Family 1

Ann Coppock d. b 31 Oct 1728

Family 2

Jane Thomas d. b 7 Nov 1739

Family 3

Mary Smedley b. 3 Apr 1690

Citations

  1. [S1426] Gilbert Cope, Genealogy of the Smedley Family : descended from George and Sarah Smedley, settlers in Chester County, Penna. with brief notices of other families of the name, and abstracts of early English wills, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Wickersham Printing Company, 1901), pages 46-50. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Smedley Family.
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Yarnall, pages 778-780. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S1426] Gilbert Cope, Genealogy of the Smedley Family, pages 46-50, the date written as "9 mo. 21,1722" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was November, not September.
  4. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Yarnall, pages 778-780, the date written as "8, 31, 1728" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was October, not August.
  5. [S1426] Gilbert Cope, Genealogy of the Smedley Family, pages 46-50, the date written as "8 mo. 31,1728" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was October, not August.
  6. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Edge, pages 527-529, the date written as "9 7, 1739" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was November, not September.
  7. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 100-101, the date written as "9 mo. 7, 1739" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was November, not September. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  8. [S1426] Gilbert Cope, Genealogy of the Smedley Family, pages 46-50, the date written as "9 mo. 7, 1739" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was November, not September.
  9. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Smedley, pages 725-726.

Ann Yearsley1

Father*John Yearsley2 d. 1708
Mother*Elizabeth ______2
Birth*Ann Yearsley was born in Middlewich, Cheshire, England.3
Marriage*July 1701She married Jacob Vernon, son of Randal Vernon and Sarah Bradshaw, in July 1701 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.1,2
Residence*Ann and Jacob Vernon lived in Thornbury, Chester County.2

Family

Jacob Vernon d. 1740
Child1.Abraham Vernon1 b. 5 Jul 1706, d. b 2 May 1749

Citations

  1. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Randal Vernon, page 755. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , page 153. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  3. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Yearsley, page 780.

Elizabeth Yearsley1

Father*John Yearsley2 d. 1708
Mother*Elizabeth ______2
Birth*Elizabeth Yearsley was probably born at Middlewich, Cheshire, England.2
Marriage*18 February 1701/2She married Moses Key on 18 February 1701/2 at Concord Meeting, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Moses Key d. 1748
Child1.Mary Key1 b. 8 May 1707, d. 24 Dec 1727

Citations

  1. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 138-142. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Yearsley, page 780. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.

John Yearsley1

d. 1708
Marriage*He married Elizabeth ______ in Cheshire, England.1,2
Residence*Elizabeth and John Yearsley lived in Middlewich, Cheshire, England.2
Immigration*1700Elizabeth and John Yearsley immigrated to America with their children in 1700 and settled at Thornbury, Chester County, Pennsylvania.2
Death*1708He died at Thornbury in 1708.2

Citations

  1. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , page 153. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Yearsley, page 780. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Elizabeth Yoder1

Marriage*She married Zachariah Sharp, son of Isaac Sharp and Mary Wolverton.1

Family

Zachariah Sharp b. 1800

Citations

  1. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), page 456. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.

Euphemia Young1

ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Marriage*1765She married John Hinds, son of Walter Hinds and Martha Faris.1

Citations

  1. [S497] Marguerite Clayton (Michigan), compiler, "Hinds Family Research Collection" (Research results and analysis, letters and photos, in the possession of Shirley Ertz of Nebraska), Family Tree prepared by Marguerite Clayton dated Dec 1997 and including the notation that the information is subject to change. Hereinafter cited as "Hinds Family Research Collection."
  2. [S221] Analysis and opinion of researcher, Liz Heaton Brown (Summerlin, Nevada).

James W. Young1

ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Marriage*22 February 1862He married Elizabeth Heaton, daughter of John Heaton and Sarah Malin, on 22 February 1862 in Kentucky.1

Family

Elizabeth Heaton b. 1846

Citations

  1. [S1688] Kentucky, Compiled Marriages, 1851-1900, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Kentucky, Compiled Marriages, 1851-1900.

John Young1

Marriage*He married, as her second husband, Elizabeth (Woodward) Thornbury, daughter of Richard Woodward and Deborah Stanfield.1

Citations

  1. [S1518] Herbert C. Standing, The Quaker Family of Thornbrough of Northern Ireland and Colonial America. Typed manuscript, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041: Herbert C. Standing, June 1976), page 11. Hereinafter cited as The Quaker Family of Thornbrough of Northern Ireland and Colonial America.

Francis Youngman1

d. 23 July 1712
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Marriage*2 December 1685He married, as her second husband, Ann Fisher, daughter of Cornelius Fisher and Leah Heaton, on 2 December 1685 in Roxbury.1,2,3
Death*23 July 1712He died on 23 July 1712 in Roxbury.4

Family

Ann Fisher b. 22 Aug 1661, d. c 1712

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 1, page 4. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S1255] Philip A. Fisher, The Fisher Genealogy : record of the descendants of Joshua, Anthony and Cornelius Fisher, of Dedham, Mass., 1636-1640, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Everett, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Publishing Company, 1898), page 35. Hereinafter cited as The Fisher Genealogy.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Roxbury Marriages, Volume 2, page 448. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Roxbury Deaths, Volume 2, page 678.

Elizabeth Zook1

Marriage*She married Dennis Smith.1

Family

Dennis Smith
Child1.Elizabeth Smith+1 b. 1776, d. 11 Jun 1853

Citations

  1. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), pages 473-475. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.