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James VERNON

 
spouse: Hestor BROWN

NAME................... James VERNON
BIRTH/PLACE/RECORDS..... 1605 Chester, Cheshire, Eng
MARRIAGE/PLACE/RECORDS.. 1639 Stanthome, Cheshire, Eng
DIED/PLACE/RECORDS...... 4 APR 1675 Chester, Cheshire, England
BURIAL.................. 
PARENTS................. Hugh VERNON Sr and Elizabeth ECCLESTON
GRANDPARENTS............ George VERNON Sr and Ellen YARDLEY

> WIFE.................. Hestor BROWN
BIRTH/PLACE/RECORDS..... 1 JAN 1608/09 Chester, Cheshire, Eng
DIED/PLACE/RECORDS...... 1 APR 1675 Chester, Cheshire, Eng
BURIAL..................
PARENTS................. 

CHILDREN................ 6

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* CHILD 1................ Thomas VERNON b 1639 Stanthorne, Cheshire, ENG
MARRIAGE.................. Elizabeth MAXWELL 1658 ENG
                                    b abt 1630 ENG d 24 MAY 1714 Chester Co PA
DIED/PLACE/BURIAL......... 25 DEC 1698 Chester Co PA
CHILDREN..................
                           1. Thomas VERNON, Jr. b 1670 d 4 NOV 1754
                                  m Lydia Williams RALFE 13 AUG 1702 Chester PA
                                               b 1674 ENG d abt NOV 1774 Chester PA
                                1. Thomas VERNON b 23 MAY 1703 Nether Prov, Chester PA
                                      m Lettice Key CHAMBERLIN 31 AUG 1734 Chester PA
                                2. Lydia VERNON b 23 MAY 1703 Nether Prov, Chester PA
                                      m Nathaniel RING 29 AUG 1728
                                       1. Benjamin RING
                                3. Jonathon VERNON b  2 APR 1707 (died early)
                                4. Jonathon VERNON b 11 JUN 1708 d 1785
                                      m Anne Cloud ENGLE 19 AUG 1738
                                5. Nathan VERNON b 10 JUL 1710 d 1740
                                6. Esther VERNON b 10 AUG 1712
                                      m1 James MILNER 24 JUN 1741 Swede Church MD
                                      m2 Abraham ASHTON 1751 PA
                                7. Nathaniel VERNON b 5 DEC 1714
                                      m Mary (Engle) SALKELD 13 JUL 1744 PA
                                8. Hannah VERNON b 3 JAN 1715/16 d 1786
                                      m John CALVERT 13 JUL 1744
                                9. Mordecai VERNON b 3 FEB 1719/20 d abt OCT 1792
                                      m Mary ELLET b 1720 m 1745 d 1792
                           
                           2. Nathaniel VERNON b 1672 ENG
                           
                           3. Elizabeth VERNON b 1671 ENG d 1731/1732 Chester PA
                               m Andrew JOB Jr. 7 NOV 1692 Chester Co PA
                                          b 1650 at sea d 5 APR 1722 E.Nottingham PA
                                  (both buried Friends Burying Ground, Calvert, Cecil MD)
                                    (all children b in Chester Co PA)
                                1. Benjamin      JOB b 1693 d NOV 1693
                                2. Jacob         JOB b 1 26 MAY 1694
                                    m Rachel BROKESBY 8 AUG 1720
                                3. Thomas Vernon JOB b 22 SEP 1695
                                    m Elizabeth MAXWELL 28 AUG 1723
                                4. Mary  JOB b 23 JAN 1697
                                5. Enoch JOB b 14 MAR 1698/1699 d 1698/1699
                                6. Enoch JOB b 6 Nov 1700 d 1731
                                    (named after the brother that died the previous year)
                                7. Abraham JOB b 22 JUN 1702
                                      m Elizabeth MacKAY 11 JAN 1730
                                       1. Isaac JOB
                                8. Caleb  JOB b 26 MAY 1704 d 1750
                                9. Joshua JOB b  2 JAN 1707
                                     m Margaret McKAY 11 JAN 1730
                               10. Hannah JOB b 24 DEC 1708
                               11. Patience JOB b 2 JUL 1710
                                     m Robert McCOY 28 JAN 1735

                           4. Mary VERNON b 1673 ENG
                                  m1 Henry WORLEY 25 OCT 1699 Chester Co PA
                                          b 1670 London, ENG d bef 1734 PA
                                  m2 Caleb PUSEY
                                1. David WORLEY
                                2. Henry WORLEY III
                                3. Nathan WORLEY
                                    m Elizabeth TOMPKINS 13 APR 1748
                                4. Mary WORLEY d 1776
                                    m Elisha GATCHELL Jr 19 OCT 1733
                                5. Ann WORLEY d 1742
                                    m1 William HOWELL
                                    m2 Henry REYNOLDS
                                6. Frances WORLEY
                                7. Henry   WORLEY, Jr.

  notes:  Thomas Vernon had a 250 acre tract of land surveyed 16 OCT 1702
         near Ridley Creek. The property extended on the Providence Road a
         short distance above Hinksons Corners. He also received a grant of
         land, 625 acres, 3 MAR 1681, deeded from William Penn on that date.

         VERNON, THOMAS Jr. North Providence. Yeoman.
         27 DEC 1752. 21 NOV 1754. C. 519. 
          To eldest son Thomas and sons Jonathan and Mordecai 5 shillings each.
         to daughters Esther, wife of Abraham Ashton, and Hannah, wife of John
         Calvert, 5 shillings each. To Nathaniel Ring who married my eldest
         daughter Lydia 5 shillings and to their son Benjamin Ring 5 shillings.
         To granddaughter Hannah, wife of Thomas Gibson 20 shillings. To wife Lydia
         the remainder of my land in Marlborough, also lot in Chester to be at her
         own disposal, also profits of house and land in Providence during life.
         To son Nathaniel my plantation in Providence containing 95 acres at wife's
         decease.
         Executrix: Wife Lydia. Trustees: Caleb Cowpland and Peter Dicks. Wit: John
         Sharpless, William Swaffer, Joseph Vernon. 

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* CHILD 2................ Randall VERNON b 1640 Cheshire, ENG
MARRIAGE.................. Sarah BRADSHAW 14 SEP 1670
                                d 18 DEC 1718/9 Nether Prov Tsp PA
DIED/PLACE/BURIAL......... 24 DEC 1724 Nether Providence Tsp., PA
CHILD 2................... 
                           1. Joseph VERNON b 1671 ENG d 6 AUG 1747 Chester PA
                                m Lydia TARBUCK 1716
                                  1. Joseph VERNON, Jr. b 14 MAY 1717 d 1763
                                      m Ann unk
                                       1. Lydia VERNON b 1739
                                       2. Joseph Vernon III b 1746
                                           m Sarah
                                            13 children
                                  2. Lydia  VERNON d 1758
                           
                           2. Hannah VERNON b 1673 d 1766
                                m Caleb HARRISON 1713 Chester PA
                                  1. Caleb HARRISON Jr b 13 NOV 1714 d 1792
                                      m Eleanor FAIRLAMB 
                                  2. John HARRISON b 19 NOV 1716
                                      m Mary THOMAS 14 SEP 1745
                                  3. Hannah HARRISON b 29 NOV 1718
                           
                           3. Jacob VERNON b abt 1678 d 1724 Thornbury Chester PA
                               (Jacob owned 330 acres, originally owned by
                                his Uncle Robert VERNON)
                                m Ann YEARSLEY 5 MAY 1701 Chester PA
                                      b ENG d abt OCT 1758 Thornbury Chester PA
                                  dau of John and Elizabeth YEARSLEY
                                  1. Mary VERNON b 3 APR 1702
                                  2. Hannah VERNON b 10 MAR 1704
                                  3. Randall VERNON b 29 MAR 1706
                                  4. Abraham VERNON b 6 MAY 1707 d 1748
                                      m Lydia SHARPLESS 1726 Chester PA
                                  5. Jacob VERNON Jr. b 27 SEP 1708 d 1748
                                      m Elizabeth (Hickman) CHANNEY 1730 Chester PA
                                                      b 1704 d 1788
                                  6. Ann VERNON b 19 JAN 1710 d 28 SEP 1725
                                  7. Joseph VERNON b 28 OCT 1713
                                      m Sarah BENNETT 1752 Chester PA
                                                   b 1731 d 1819
                                     (Joseph was an Ensign in the Rev. War)
                                  8. Hannah VERNON b 25 JUN 1715
                                      m1 John BRINTON 1736 Chester PA
                                      m2 John WOODWARD
                                  9. Sarah VERNON b 1 FEB 1718
                                      m1 Samuel YARNALL 1740
                                      m2 Vincent BONSHALL
                                 10. Benjamin VERNON b 22 APR 1721
                                 11. Mary VERNON b 5 DEC 1722
                                      m Richard FARKS
                                 12. Ann VERNON b 8 AUG 1726
                                      m Isaac MARSHALL 1749

                           4. Sarah VERNON b 1682 d 13 NOV 1750
                                m Jacob HOWELL 17 JUN 1709
                                           b 1681 Aberisthwith, Wales d 1768
                                  1. Benjamin HOWELL b/d 1710 Chester PA
                                  2. Hannah   HOWELL b 1711 d 1712
                                  3. John HOWELL
                                      m Catherine LADD
                                  4. Jacob HOWELL, Jr. b 1715
                                      m Mary COOPER 1737 Chester PA
                                  5. Joseph HOWELL b 12 JUN 1718
                                      m Hannah HUDSON
                            (twin)6. Samuel HOWELL b 12 JUN 1718
                                      m Ann EVANS 1718-1794
                                  7. Sarah HOWELL
                                      m Charles JONES
                                  8. Joshua HOWELL
                                      m Catherine WARNER
                                  9. Isaac HOWELL
                                      m Mary BARTRAM
                                 10. Mary HOWELL
                             
                            5. Randall  VERNON
                            6. Ann      VERNON
                            7. Benjamin VERNON
                            8. Mary     VERNON

note: Randall served as a member of the PA. assembly in 1687 and
      was a Justice of the Peace in 1692.
      - Randall's Will was signed in 1715, naming 4 children.
      - Comly Family in America, by George N. Comly, , Vol, II, with additions
      to page 1014 of Vol I.
      - Vernon Family History & Genealogy, by Harvey Vernon, 1961
      - Vernon Vignettes SEP 1971 Pg 13

      VERNON, RANDLE. N. Providence.
      2 JUN 1715. 4 MAY 1725. A. 160.
      Provides for wife Sarah. To daughter Hannah and her husband Caleb Harrison
      5 shillings each. To son Jacob 5 shillings. To daughter Sarah and her husband
      Jacob Howell 5 shilling each. To son Joseph all estate real and personal paying
      above legacies also executor.
      Witnesses: Thomas Minshall, Jacob Vernon, Joseph Ely 


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* CHILD 3................. Robert VERNON b  1 JAN 1641/42
                                         d 10 JAN 1709/10
MARRIAGE................... 20 MAY 1678 Elinor MINSHALL
CHILDREN................... 7 children

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* CHILD 4................. Richard VERNON b 1643 ENG.

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* CHILD 5................. William VERNON b 1648 ENG. 

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* CHILD 6................. Lewton  VERNON b 1650 ENG. 

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Source:
       See VERNON HISTORY
       The Vernon Family in America, p. 4
       The Job Family and Allied Lines by M. W. Blair unpublished pp. 76-77
       Surveyor’s Map of Chester Co., Pa., 1683, 300 acres
       Chester Monthly Meeting Abstracts
       Vernon Family History & Genealogy, by Harvey Vernon,1961
       Passengers and Ships prior to 1684, by Welcome Soc. of Pa.
       History of Chester Co, Penn, by Futhey & Cope, p. 754
       Chester Co., PA Wills 1713-1825 Book Page: C:33 Surname: Vernon
       Vernon Vignettes