Olive Pyle

F, b. 1714, d. 1780
Father*William Pyle d. 12 Jan 1789
Mother*Olive Bennett b. 1690, d. 1732
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1 September 1734As of 1 September 1734,her married name was Mercer.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1714Olive Pyle was born at Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1714.
She was the daughter of William Pyle and Olive Bennett.
Marriage1 September 1734Olive Pyle married Robert Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 1 September 1734.
Death1780Olive Pyle died in 1780.

Children of Olive Pyle and Robert Mercer

Thomas Mercer

M, b. 26 August 1718
Father*Thomas Mercer Jr. b. 29 Aug 1690, d. 28 Jan 1758
Mother*Hannah Taylor b. 1692, d. 1758
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 August 1718Thomas Mercer was born on 26 August 1718 at Chester, Pennsylvania.
He was the son of Thomas Mercer Jr. and Hannah Taylor.
  • Thomas Mercer was the administrator of Thomas Mercer Jr.'s estate on 19 June 1759 at Chester, Pennsylvania.

Ann Mercer

F, b. 8 August 1720, d. 16 January 1786
Father*Thomas Mercer Jr. b. 29 Aug 1690, d. 28 Jan 1758
Mother*Hannah Taylor b. 1692, d. 1758
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 April 1763As of 20 April 1763,her married name was Seal.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 August 1720Ann Mercer was born on 8 August 1720 at Chester, Pennsylvania.
She was the daughter of Thomas Mercer Jr. and Hannah Taylor.
Marriage20 April 1763John Polis Seal married Ann Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 20 April 1763.
Death16 January 1786She died on 16 January 1786 at age 65 Prove date from will.
  • Ann Mercer left a will on 8 September 1785 at Chester, Pennsylvania, Seal, Ann Polis. Westtown. Sept. 8, 1785. Jan. 16, 1786. To my husband John Polis Seal £13.4 per annum during life. To my brother Daniel Mercer 20 shillings. To brother Robert Mercer £20. To my late sister Hannah Yearsley's children £50, that is £6.5 to each of them, Lydia Smith, Robert, Isaac and Thomas Yearsley, Ann Eavenson, Hannah, Patience and Nathan Yearsley, to be paid them at decease of my husband. To sisters Mary Matlack and Patience Smedley and brother Thomas Mercer, £50 each. To negro Hannah £9. Executor: Brother Thomas Mercer. John Polis Seal's power to his wife dated Sept. 8, 1785, recorded.1

Citations

  1. [S229] Pennsylvania Wills Chester County Wills, by Pennsylvania.

John Polis Seal

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Life EventDateDescription
Marriage20 April 1763John Polis Seal married Ann Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 20 April 1763.

Hannah Mercer

F, b. 28 March 1724, d. 27 December 1770
Father*Thomas Mercer Jr. b. 29 Aug 1690, d. 28 Jan 1758
Mother*Hannah Taylor b. 1692, d. 1758
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameSeptember 1746As of September 1746,her married name was Yearsley.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 March 1724Hannah Mercer was born on 28 March 1724 at Westtown, Chester, Pennsylvania.
She was the daughter of Thomas Mercer Jr. and Hannah Taylor.
MarriageSeptember 1746Thomas Yearsley married Hannah Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, in September 1746.
Death27 December 1770She died on 27 December 1770 at Westtown, Chester, Pennsylvania, at age 46.

Children of Hannah Mercer and Thomas Yearsley

Thomas Yearsley

M, b. 19 November 1723, d. 17 June 1770
Life EventDateDescription
Birth19 November 1723Thomas Yearsley was born on 19 November 1723 at Thornbury, Chester, Pennsylvania.
MarriageSeptember 1746Thomas Yearsley married Hannah Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, in September 1746.
Death17 June 1770Thomas Yearsley died on 17 June 1770 at Thornbury, Chester, Pennsylvania, at age 46.

Children of Thomas Yearsley and Hannah Mercer

Phebe Mercer

F, b. 20 May 1726
Father*Thomas Mercer Jr. b. 29 Aug 1690, d. 28 Jan 1758
Mother*Hannah Taylor b. 1692, d. 1758
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 August 1743As of 20 August 1743,her married name was Martin.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 May 1726Phebe Mercer was born on 20 May 1726 at Chester, Pennsylvania.
She was the daughter of Thomas Mercer Jr. and Hannah Taylor.
Marriage20 August 1743John Martin married Phebe Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 20 August 1743.

John Martin

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Life EventDateDescription
Marriage20 August 1743John Martin married Phebe Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 20 August 1743.

Mary Mercer

F, b. 16 April 1728
Father*Thomas Mercer Jr. b. 29 Aug 1690, d. 28 Jan 1758
Mother*Hannah Taylor b. 1692, d. 1758
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name14 February 1747 or 1748As of 14 February 1747 or 1748,her married name was Matlack.
Married Name14 February 1747 or 1748As of 14 February 1747 or 1748,her married name was Matlock.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 April 1728Mary Mercer was born on 16 April 1728 at Pennsylvania.
She was the daughter of Thomas Mercer Jr. and Hannah Taylor.
Marriage14 February 1747 or 1748Mary Mercer married Nathan Matlack on 14 February 1747 or 1748.

Child of Mary Mercer and Nathan Matlack

Nathan Matlack

M, b. 16 May 1727
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationNathan Matlack was also known as Matlock.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 May 1727Nathan Matlack was born on 16 May 1727.
Marriage14 February 1747 or 1748He married Mary Mercer, daughter of Thomas Mercer Jr. and Hannah Taylor, on 14 February 1747 or 1748.

Child of Nathan Matlack and Mary Mercer

Patience Mercer

F, b. 31 January 1730 or 1731, d. 1812
Father*Thomas Mercer Jr. b. 29 Aug 1690, d. 28 Jan 1758
Mother*Hannah Taylor b. 1692, d. 1758
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1 September 1750As of 1 September 1750,her married name was Smedley.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth31 January 1730 or 1731Patience Mercer was born on 31 January 1730 or 1731 at Chester, Pennsylvania.
She was the daughter of Thomas Mercer Jr. and Hannah Taylor.
Marriage1 September 1750George Smedley married Patience Mercer at Concord meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania, on 1 September 1750.
Death1812She died in 1812.

George Smedley

M, b. circa 1726, d. 4 August 1783
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1726George Smedley was born circa 1726 at Willistown, Chester, Pennsylvania.
Marriage1 September 1750George Smedley married Patience Mercer at Concord meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania, on 1 September 1750.
Death4 August 1783George Smedley died on 4 August 1783 at Willistown, Chester, Pennsylvania.

Thomas Mercer

M, b. 18 January 1733, d. 18 March 1816
Father*Thomas Mercer Jr. b. 29 Aug 1690, d. 28 Jan 1758
Mother*Hannah Taylor b. 1692, d. 1758
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 January 1733Thomas Mercer was born on 18 January 1733 at Chester, Pennsylvania, Or 1734.
He was the son of Thomas Mercer Jr. and Hannah Taylor.
Marriage20 February 1761Jane Hunt married Thomas Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 20 February 1761.
Marriage3 June 1802He married Lydia Harlan on 3 June 1802 at 2nd marriage for him, Chester, Pennsylvania.
Death18 March 1816Thomas Mercer died on 18 March 1816 at Westtown, Chester, Pennsylvania, at age 83.
Probate4 April 1816His estate was probated on 4 April 1816 at Chester, Pennsylvania, Will Books K-M, Vol 10-12, 1797-1817.
  • Thomas Mercer witnessed the will of Ann Mercer on 8 September 1785 at Chester, Pennsylvania; Seal, Ann Polis. Westtown. Sept. 8, 1785. Jan. 16, 1786. To my husband John Polis Seal £13.4 per annum during life. To my brother Daniel Mercer 20 shillings. To brother Robert Mercer £20. To my late sister Hannah Yearsley's children £50, that is £6.5 to each of them, Lydia Smith, Robert, Isaac and Thomas Yearsley, Ann Eavenson, Hannah, Patience and Nathan Yearsley, to be paid them at decease of my husband. To sisters Mary Matlack and Patience Smedley and brother Thomas Mercer, £50 each. To negro Hannah £9. Executor: Brother Thomas Mercer. John Polis Seal's power to his wife dated Sept. 8, 1785, recorded.1

Citations

  1. [S229] Pennsylvania Wills Chester County Wills, by Pennsylvania.

Jane Hunt

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 February 1761As of 20 February 1761,her married name was Mercer.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage20 February 1761Jane Hunt married Thomas Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 20 February 1761.

Lydia Harlan

F, b. 13 July 1766, d. 25 May 1849
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name3 June 1802As of 3 June 1802,her married name was Mercer.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 July 1766Lydia Harlan was born on 13 July 1766 at West Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania.
Marriage3 June 1802She married Thomas Mercer, son of Thomas Mercer Jr. and Hannah Taylor, on 3 June 1802 at 2nd marriage for him, Chester, Pennsylvania.
Death25 May 1849Lydia Harlan died on 25 May 1849 at Westtown, Chester, Pennsylvania, at age 82.

David Mercer

M, b. 3 March 1736 or 1737
Father*Thomas Mercer Jr. b. 29 Aug 1690, d. 28 Jan 1758
Mother*Hannah Taylor b. 1692, d. 1758
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 March 1736 or 1737David Mercer was born on 3 March 1736 or 1737 at Chester, Pennsylvania.
He was the son of Thomas Mercer Jr. and Hannah Taylor.

Ann Wickersham

F, b. 27 April 1696, d. circa 1764
Father*Thomas Wickersham b. 27 Apr 1668, d. 4 Jun 1730
Mother*Ann Grover b. 27 Jun 1668, d. 24 Oct 1697
Ann Wickersham Mercer Coil (Coyle) mark 1735
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnn Wickersham was also known as Wichersham.
Married NameApril 1719As of April 1719,her married name was Mercer.
Married Name1733As of 1733,her married name was Coyle.
Married Name1733As of 1733,her married name was Coile.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 April 1696Ann Wickersham was born on 27 April 1696 at Bolney, Sussex, England, Listed as 2,27, 1696 in Old Style records (actually 27 Apr 1696);
Father: Thomas Wickersham
Mother: Ann.
Quaker birth announcement of Ann Wickersham born 27 Apr 1696 Bolney, Sussex, England
She was the daughter of Thomas Wickersham and Ann Grover.
Christening10 June 1697Ann Wickersham was christened on 10 June 1697 at St Mildred Parish, Poultry, London, England; George Martin was Rector.
MarriageApril 1719She married Joseph Mercer Sr, son of Thomas Mercer and Mary Greenaway, in April 1719 at Kennett Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania.
Marriage1733Ann Wickersham married Daniel Coyle in 1733 at Pennsylvania.
Deathcirca 1764Ann Wickersham died circa 1764 at Chester, Pennsylvania.
Probate19 June 1764Her estate was probated on 19 June 1764 at Chester, Pennsylvania, Probate petition papers and order papers.
Probate petition papers for Anne (Wickersham) Mercer Coile 19 Jun 1764 Chester, PA
Probate order papers for Anne (Wickersham) Mercer Coile 19 Jun 1764 Chester, PA
  • After 1706 at Chester, Pennsylvania, Thomas Wickersham children birth dates Kennett Quaker Monthly Meeting.
  • On 4 March 1719 at Recommendation from Quaker Kennett Monthly Meeting for Joseph Mercer, Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • Ann Wickersham witnessed the will of Joseph Mercer Sr before 5 May 1732 at Chester, Pennsylvania; Mercer, Joseph. May 5, 1732. Adm. to Ann Mercer.1
  • Ann Wickersham witnessed the probate of the estate of an unknown person and Joseph Mercer Sr on 24 February 1735; Probate by Daniel Coil (Coyle) of accounts from Joseph Mercer estate.

Children of Ann Wickersham and Joseph Mercer Sr

Citations

  1. [S229] Pennsylvania Wills Chester County Wills, by Pennsylvania.

Major John Greene Jr.

M, b. 15 August 1620, d. 27 November 1708
Father*Doctor John Greene b. 9 Feb 1597, d. 7 Jan 1659
Mother*Joanne Tattershall b. 1598, d. 1635
Family history of John Greene Jr (1620 England - 1708 Rhode Island)
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMajor John Greene Jr. was also known as Captain John Greene.
Name Variation1648As of 1648, Major John Greene Jr. was also known as Greene.
Name Variation1648As of 1648, Major John Greene Jr. was also known as Greenaway.
Life EventDateDescription
Christening15 August 1620Major John Greene Jr. was christened on 15 August 1620 at St. Thomas, Church of England, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.1
Christening record of John Greene 15 Aug 1620 Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
He was the son of Doctor John Greene and Joanne Tattershall.
Marriage1648Major John Greene Jr. married Anne Agnes Almy, daughter of William Almy and Elizabeth Audrey Barlowe, in 1648 at Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island.
Death27 November 1708Major John Greene Jr. died on 27 November 1708 at Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, at age 88.
Burialafter 27 November 1708He was buried after 27 November 1708 at Spring Greene Burial Ground, Rhode Island.
Tombstone of John Greene 1620-1708 Spring Greene Burial Ground, Rhode Island
  • Major John Greene 1620-1708 was Commisioner to the General Court 1652-3; he was Attorney General 1657-1660; Assistant 1660-90; Colonial Agent to England 1670; member of Gov. Andros Council 1686; Deputy 1664-80; "Major of Main" 1696; Deputy Governer, 1690-1700; Captain, 1676; Major 1685, Colony of Rhode Island. He married Ann Almy 1627-1709.
  • Major John Greene Jr. immigrated with Doctor John Greene on 3 June 1635 at Boston, Massachussets; sailing on the ship "James" 5 April 1635.

Children of Major John Greene Jr. and Anne Agnes Almy

Citations

  1. [S411] Church of English church records parish registers, by Ancestry.com, Salisbury, St Thomas Parish Registers 1570-1653.

William Vestall Sr.

M, b. 1667, d. 1701
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1667William Vestall Sr. was born in 1667 at London, England.
Marriage1692Alice Glover married William Vestall Sr. at London, England, in 1692.
Death1701He died in 1701 at Chester, Pennslyvania.

Children of William Vestall Sr. and Alice Glover

Alice Glover

F, b. circa 1672, d. after 1700
Father*George Glover
Mother*Alice Launfall
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1692As of 1692,her married name was Vestall.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1672Alice Glover was born circa 1672 at London, England.
She was the daughter of George Glover and Alice Launfall.
Marriage1692Alice Glover married William Vestall Sr. at London, England, in 1692.
Deathafter 1700Alice Glover died after 1700 at Pennsylvania.

Children of Alice Glover and William Vestall Sr.

William Jay

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage1743William Jay married Mary Vestal at Winchester, Fredrick Co., VA, in 1743.

Child of William Jay and Mary Vestal

Mordecai Mercer

M, b. 20 June 1736, d. after 1790
Father*Robert Mercer b. 26 Sep 1716, d. 3 Feb 1785
Mother*Olive Pyle b. 1714, d. 1780
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 June 1736Mordecai Mercer was born at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 20 June 1736.
He was the son of Robert Mercer and Olive Pyle.
MarriageAugust 1756Abigail Eachus married Mordecai Mercer, in August 1756.
Deathafter 1790He died after 1790.

Abigail Eachus

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAbigail Eachus was also known as Eachey.
Married NameAugust 1756As of August 1756,her married name was Mercer.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAugust 1756Abigail Eachus married Mordecai Mercer, in August 1756.

William Mercer

M, b. 10 December 1738, d. 3 December 1831
Father*Robert Mercer b. 26 Sep 1716, d. 3 Feb 1785
Mother*Olive Pyle b. 1714, d. 1780
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMary Ingram married William Mercer.
Birth10 December 1738He was born at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 10 December 1738.
He was the son of Robert Mercer and Olive Pyle.
Death3 December 1831William Mercer died on 3 December 1831 at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania, at age 92.

Child of William Mercer and Mary Ingram

Mary Ingram

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Father*John Ingram
Mother*Susanna Lathrum
Life EventDateDescription
Mary Ingram was the daughter of John Ingram and Susanna Lathrum.
MarriageMary Ingram married William Mercer.

Child of Mary Ingram and William Mercer

Joseph Mercer

M, b. 11 September 1739, d. 1828
Father*Robert Mercer b. 26 Sep 1716, d. 3 Feb 1785
Mother*Olive Pyle b. 1714, d. 1780
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 September 1739Joseph Mercer was born at Westtown, Chester, Pennsylvania, on 11 September 1739.
He was the son of Robert Mercer and Olive Pyle.
Death1828Joseph Mercer died in 1828 at Jackson, Ohio.

Robert Mercer

M, b. 19 July 1741, d. 13 May 1820
Father*Robert Mercer b. 26 Sep 1716, d. 3 Feb 1785
Mother*Olive Pyle b. 1714, d. 1780
Life EventDateDescription
Birth19 July 1741Robert Mercer was born at Westtown, Chester, Pennsylvania, on 19 July 1741.
He was the son of Robert Mercer and Olive Pyle.
Marriage16 November 1766Elizabeth Brown married Robert Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 16 November 1766.
Death13 May 1820He died on 13 May 1820 at Morgantown, Monongalia, Virginia (now W. VA), at age 78.

Children of Robert Mercer and Elizabeth Brown

Elizabeth Brown

F, b. 1747, d. 18 May 1833
Father*John Brown
Mother*Elizabeth Mercer
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1766As of 1766,her married name was Mercer.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1747Elizabeth Brown was born in 1747 at Morgantown, Monongalia, Virginia (now W. VA).
She was the daughter of John Brown and Elizabeth Mercer.
Marriage16 November 1766Elizabeth Brown married Robert Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 16 November 1766.
Death18 May 1833Elizabeth Brown died on 18 May 1833 at Morgantown, Monongalia, Virginia (now W. VA).

Children of Elizabeth Brown and Robert Mercer

Leah Mercer

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Father*Robert Mercer b. 19 Jul 1741, d. 13 May 1820
Mother*Elizabeth Brown b. 1747, d. 18 May 1833
Life EventDateDescription
Leah Mercer was the daughter of Robert Mercer and Elizabeth Brown.

Robert Mercer

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Father*Robert Mercer b. 19 Jul 1741, d. 13 May 1820
Mother*Elizabeth Brown b. 1747, d. 18 May 1833
Life EventDateDescription
Robert Mercer was the son of Robert Mercer and Elizabeth Brown.