John Martin

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  • John Martin married Phebe Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 20 August 1743.

Mary Mercer

F, b. 16 April 1728
Father*Thomas Mercer 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.

Child of Mary Mercer and Nathan Matlack

Nathan Matlack

M, b. 16 May 1727
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationNathan Matlack was also known as Matlock.

Child of Nathan Matlack and Mary Mercer

Patience Mercer

F, b. 31 January 1730 or 1731, d. 1812
Father*Thomas Mercer 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.
  • Patience Mercer was born on 31 January 1730 or 1731 at Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Mercer and Hannah Taylor.
  • George Smedley married Patience Mercer at Concord meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania, on 1 September 1750.
  • She died in 1812.

George Smedley

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

Thomas Mercer

M, b. 18 January 1733, d. 18 March 1816
Father*Thomas Mercer b. 29 Aug 1690, d. 28 Jan 1758
Mother*Hannah Taylor b. 1692, d. 1758
  • Thomas Mercer was born on 18 January 1733 at Chester, Pennsylvania, Or 1734.
  • He was the son of Thomas Mercer and Hannah Taylor.
  • Jane Hunt married Thomas Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 20 February 1761.
  • He married Lydia Harlan on 3 June 1802 at Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • Thomas Mercer died on 18 March 1816 at Westtown, Chester, Pennsylvania, at age 83.
  • His 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.
  • Jane Hunt married Thomas Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 20 February 1761.

Lydia Harlan

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name3 June 1802As of 3 June 1802,her married name was Mercer.

David Mercer

M, b. 3 March 1736 or 1737
Father*Thomas Mercer b. 29 Aug 1690, d. 28 Jan 1758
Mother*Hannah Taylor b. 1692, d. 1758

Ann Wickersham

F, b. 27 April 1696, d. circa 1764
Ann Wickersham Mercer Coil (Coyle) mark 1735
Father*Thomas Wickersham b. 27 Apr 1668, d. 4 Jun 1730
Mother*Ann Grover b. 27 Jun 1668, d. 24 Oct 1697
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.
  • Ann 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.
  • Ann Wickersham was christened on 10 June 1697 at St Mildred Parish, Poultry, London, England.
  • She married Joseph Mercer Sr, son of Thomas Mercer and Mary Greenaway, in April 1719 at Kennett Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • Ann Wickersham married Daniel Coyle in 1733 at Pennsylvania.
  • Her estate was probated in 1735 Probate by Daniel Coil (Coyle) of accounts from Joseph Mercer estate.
    1735 probate by Daniel Coil (Coyle) of accounts from Joseph Mercer estate
  • Ann Wickersham died circa 1764 at Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • Her 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

Children of Ann Wickersham and Joseph Mercer Sr

Citations

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

Major John Greene

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
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMajor John Greene was also known as Captain John Greene.
Name Variationcirca 1648As of circa 1648, Major John Greene was also known as Greene.
Name Variationcirca 1648As of circa 1648, Major John Greene was also known as Greenaway.
     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 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 and Anne Agnes Almy

William Vestall Sr.

M, b. 1667, d. 1701
  • William Vestall Sr. was born in 1667 at London, England.
  • Alice Glover married William Vestall Sr. at London, England, in 1692.
  • He 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.

Children of Alice Glover and William Vestall Sr.

William Jay

M
  • William 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
  • Mordecai Mercer was born at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 20 June 1736.
  • He was the son of Robert Mercer and Olive Pyle.
  • Abigail Eachus married Mordecai Mercer, in August 1756.
  • He 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.

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
  • Mary Ingram married William Mercer.
  • He was born at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 10 December 1738.
  • He was the son of Robert Mercer and Olive Pyle.
  • William Mercer died on 3 December 1831 at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania, at age 92.

Child of William Mercer and Mary Ingram

Mary Ingram

F
Father*John Ingram
Mother*Susanna Lathrum

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
  • Joseph Mercer was born at Westtown, Chester, Pennsylvania, on 11 September 1739.
  • He was the son of Robert Mercer and Olive Pyle.
  • Joseph 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
  • Robert Mercer was born at Westtown, Chester, Pennsylvania, on 19 July 1741.
  • He was the son of Robert Mercer and Olive Pyle.
  • Elizabeth Brown married Robert Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 16 November 1766.
  • He 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.
  • Elizabeth Brown was born in 1747 at Morgantown, Monongalia, Virginia (now W. VA).
  • She was the daughter of John Brown and Elizabeth Mercer.
  • Elizabeth Brown married Robert Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 16 November 1766.
  • Elizabeth Brown died on 18 May 1833 at Morgantown, Monongalia, Virginia (now W. VA).

Children of Elizabeth Brown and Robert Mercer

Leah Mercer

F
Father*Robert Mercer b. 19 Jul 1741, d. 13 May 1820
Mother*Elizabeth Brown b. 1747, d. 18 May 1833

Robert Mercer

M
Father*Robert Mercer b. 19 Jul 1741, d. 13 May 1820
Mother*Elizabeth Brown b. 1747, d. 18 May 1833

Caleb Mercer

M, b. 19 June 1743, d. 2 April 1775
Father*Robert Mercer b. 26 Sep 1716, d. 3 Feb 1785
Mother*Olive Pyle b. 1714, d. 1780
  • Caleb Mercer was born at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 19 June 1743.
  • He was the son of Robert Mercer and Olive Pyle.
  • Mary Pierce married Caleb Mercer at Goshen Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania, on 16 November 1769.
  • He died on 2 April 1775 at Chester, Pennsylvania, at age 31.

Child of Caleb Mercer and Mary Pierce

Mary Pierce

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name16 November 1769As of 16 November 1769,her married name was Mercer.
  • Mary Pierce married Caleb Mercer at Goshen Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania, on 16 November 1769.

Child of Mary Pierce and Caleb Mercer

William Mercer

M, b. 13 August 1775
Father*Caleb Mercer b. 19 Jun 1743, d. 2 Apr 1775
Mother*Mary Pierce

Children of William Mercer and Charity Pettit

Charity Pettit

F, b. 17 June 1781
  • Charity Pettit married William Mercer.
  • Charity Pettit was born on 17 June 1781 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Children of Charity Pettit and William Mercer

Phebe Mercer

F, b. 29 January 1748 or 1749
Father*Robert Mercer b. 26 Sep 1716, d. 3 Feb 1785
Mother*Olive Pyle b. 1714, d. 1780
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Stewart.
  • Phebe Mercer was born on 29 January 1748 or 1749 at Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • She was the daughter of Robert Mercer and Olive Pyle.

Thomas Mercer

M, b. 29 May 1751, d. 1832
Father*Robert Mercer b. 26 Sep 1716, d. 3 Feb 1785
Mother*Olive Pyle b. 1714, d. 1780
  • Thomas Mercer was born at Thornbury, Chester, Pennsylvania, on 29 May 1751.
  • He was the son of Robert Mercer and Olive Pyle.
  • Thomas Mercer married Jane Nealey in 1769.
  • Thomas Mercer died in 1832.

Child of Thomas Mercer and Jane Nealey

Job Mercer

M, b. 29 April 1753, d. 1839
Father*Robert Mercer b. 26 Sep 1716, d. 3 Feb 1785
Mother*Olive Pyle b. 1714, d. 1780
  • Job Mercer was born at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 29 April 1753.
  • He was the son of Robert Mercer and Olive Pyle.
  • Margaret Gordon married Job Mercer at Old Swedes Church, Delaware, on 7 March 1771.
  • He died in 1839 at Jordan Springs, Frederick, Virginia.

Children of Job Mercer and Margaret Gordon