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Robert VERNON

 
spouse: Elinor MINSHALL

NAME.................... Robert VERNON
BIRTH/PLACE/RECORDS.....  1 JAN 1641/42 Acton Parish, Stoke, Cheshire, Eng
MARRIAGE/PLACE/RECORDS.. 20 MAY 1663 Lancaster, Acton Parish, Stoke, Cheshire, Eng 
DIED/PLACE/RECORDS...... 10 JAN 1708/09 Nether Prov., Chester Co PA
BURIAL.................. 
PARENTS................. James VERNON and Hestor BROWN
GRANDPARENTS............ Hugh VERNON and Elizabeth ECCLESTON

> WIFE.................. Elinor MINSHALL
BIRTH/PLACE/RECORDS..... 24 SEP 1648 Stoke, Cheshire, England
DIED/PLACE/RECORDS...... 24 JUL 1720 Nether Prov., Chester Co PA
BURIAL..................
PARENTS................. John MINSHALL and Margaret POOLE

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

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* CHILD 1................. Alice VERNON b 31 AUG 1674 Cheshire, Eng

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* CHILD 2................ John VERNON b 13 APR 1679 Acton Parish
MARRIAGE.................. Sarah PYLE 28 JUL 1702 Chester PA
                                     b 27 NOV 1682 Bethel, Delaware PA
                                     d 16 DEC 1706 Bethel, Delaware PA
                             dau of Robert PYLE and Susannah STOVEY
DIED...................... 1731 Nether Prov PA
CHILD 2................... 5 children
                            1. Moses VERNON b 26 JUN 1703 d abt OCT 1767
                                 m Abigail WOODARD 1730 Providence PA
                                    dau of Edward WOODARD and Abigail ENGLE
                                  1. Nathan VERNON d 1770
                                      m Hannah VERNON
                                       1. Phebe VERNON
                                           m Abraham FARR
                                       2. William VERNON
                                           m Sarah unk
                                       3. Abigail VERNON
                                  2. Elias VERNON d 14/15 NOV 1814
                                      m Mary MILLER 1767
                                       1. Woodward VERNON
                                           m Hannah VERNON
                                           dau of Jonathon & Mary (Baldwin) VERNON
                                  3. Moses VERNON, Jr. d 1796
                                      m Elizabeth WILLIAMS 1760
                                  4. Edward VERNON d 1794/5
                                      m1 Mary MATHER 1770
                                        1. Unnamed, d in infancy
                                        2. James Mather VERNON b 1774 d 24 APR 1777
                                        3. Unnamed, d in infancy
                                        4. Peter Mather VERNON b SEP 1779 d 10 NOV 1779
                                        5. Abigail VERNON b 10 NOV 1781 d 15 DEC 1781
                                        6. Rebecca VERNON b 15 DEC 1783 d 15 DEC 1784
                                        7. Edward Test VERNON b 8 JUL 1785 d 9 JUL 1785
                                     (Mary and all 7 children buried St Paul's Church Yard, Chester PA
                                      
                                     m2 Hannah (James)COWPLAND 1786
                                        8. Jemina Dazy VERNON
                                            m Chester CLARKE 
                                  
                                  5. Gideon VERNON
                                      m Phebe FARR 1775
                                       1. Jane VERNON b 10 FEB 1776
                                           m unk KNIGHT
                                       2. Moses VERNON b 26 SEP 1777
                                       3. Gideon VERNON Jr b 27 AUG 1780
                                       4. Amos VERNON b 4 DEC 1782
                                       5. George Rodney VERNON b 19 DEC 1784 d 25 OCT 1864
                                       6. Edward VERNON b 17 JUL 1786
                                       7. William VERNON b 17 JUN 1788
                                       8. Metlen VERNON b 22 NOV 1790
                                       9. Joshua VERNON b 2 OCT 1792
                                      10. Peyton VERNON

                                  6. Abigail VERNON b 1718 d DEC 1826
                                      m1 Frederick ENGLE III 1753
                                        1. Joseph ENGLE b 10 JAN 1770 d 8 OCT 1803
                                            m Susan HILL
                                        2. Mary ENGLE
                                            m1 Joseph JAMES 1773
                                            m2 Edward WOODWARD 1805
                                        3. John ENGLE
                                        4. Frederick ENGLE IV 1760-1789
                                            m Elizabeth GIBBONS
                                        5. Elias ENGLE
                                        6. Abigail ENGLE b 1766 d 26 JAN 1828
                                            m John B. HINKSON
                                        7. Isaac ENGLE d 14 FEB 1805
                                            m Abigail ROBERTS 1792 (d 1833)
                                        8. Edward ENGLE
                                      m2 William BRIGGS
                                          no issue
                                  7. Mary VERNON
                                      (unmarried)

                            2. Rachel VERNON b 27 SEP 1704 d 17 FEB 1754
                                 m Robert GREENE
                                  1. Daniel GREENE b 23 FEB 1726 d 1 APR 1815
                                      m Mary CHAMBERLAIN 1768
                                  2. Robert GREENE Jr. b 23 DEC 1731 d 1790
                                      m Hannah CLAYTON 1756
                                  3. Rachel GREENE
                                      m unk PRICKETT
                                  4. Rebecca GREENE
                                      m1 John REGESTER
                                      m2 Nathan GARRETT
                                  5. Margaret GREENE
                                      m unk CHALFANT
                                  6. Sarah GREENE
                                      m unk NIELDS
                            3. Rebecca VERNON b abt 1705 d OCT 1774
                            4. Aaron VERNON b abt 1705 d abt OCT 1774
                                 m Margaret WOODARD 1731 Providence PA
                                   dau of Edward WOODARD and Abigail ENGLE
                                  1. Edward  VERNON b 26 JAN 1733 d 3 DEC 1811
                                      m Mary McNABB 1758
                                  2. Aaron VERNON, Jr.
                                      m1 Rachel EVANS 1758
                                      m2 Mary DUCKETT 1790
                                  3. John VERNON
                                  4. Sarah VERNON
                                      m Samuel BISHOP 1761
                                  5. Abraham VERNON d bef 1797
                                      m Margaret unk
                            5. Gideon VERNON b 1706

  notes: VERNON, MOSES. North Providence. July 18, 1767. September 1, 1767.
         Provides for wife Abigail. To son Nathan tract of land containing 120 acres.
         To son Elias tract of land adjoining above containing 60 acres, he paying 20
         to my daughter Abigail wife of Frederick Engle. To daughter Mary Vernon tract
         of land containing about 11 acres, also 60. To son Moses remainder of land
         whereon I now dwell containing about 62 acres. To son Edward part of tract
         formerly Jos. Vernon's (the whole containing about 132 acres) containing
         about 61 acres. To son Gideon remainder of above tract about 71 acres, also
         40 at 21. To daughter Abigail Engle 60. Mentions brother Aaron Vernon.
         Executors: Son-in-law Frederick Engle and son Nathan. Wit: John Sharpless,
         Job Ridgway, Wm. Swaffer 


         VERNON, AARON. Newtown. August 15, 1765. October 1, 1774. To eldest son
         Edward Vernon 10. To second son Aaron 10. To third son John 10.
         To daughter Sarah wife of Samuel Bishop 10. To daughter-in-law Rebecca
         wife of Jos. Tenyear 3. Provides for wife Margaret. To youngest son
         Abraham plantation in Newtown as the same was conveyed to me by Jacob
         Edge and Wm. Wall being near 100 acres of land, also all remainder of
         personal estate subject to legacies.
         Executors: Wife Margaret and son Abraham. Wit: Joshua Smedley,
         Geo. Smedley, Jr., Hannah Smedley 

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* CHILD 3................ Jacob VERNON b 13 AUG 1679 Acton Parish
MARRIAGE.................. Eleanor OWEN 5 APR 1712 Chester Co PA
                                   d 1754
                             dau of Thomas OWEN and Elizabeth
DIED...................... 17 JUN 1740 Chester County PA
CHILD 3................... 8 children
                            1. Robert VERNON b 31 JUN 1713
                                m Rachel JONES 1738
                                 1. Robert VERNON Jr. b abt 1740 d 1781
                                     m Phebe HART 1762
                                      1. Ann VERNON
                                      2. Susanna VERNON
                                      3. William VERNON d 24 JUN 1772, age 3 mos.
                            2. David    VERNON b  9 SEP 1715
                            3. Jonathon VERNON b 19 NOV 1717 d 31 OCT 1749
                            4. Eleanor  VERNON b 28 JUN 1720 d 19 OCT 1728
                            5. Ann      VERNON b     1722 d 5 NOV 1736
                            6. Caleb    VERNON b     1724 buried 20 JAN 1731
                            7. Joshua   VERNON b     1726 d 5 JUL 1728
                            8. Grace    VERNON b     1728

 notes: Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1680-1800 Birth Index
        

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* CHILD 4................ Isaac VERNON b 1682 Middlewich, Cheshire, Eng
 MARRIAGE................. m1 Sarah Hannah WILLIAMS 28 JUN 1710
                               b    OCT 1689 Chester Co PA
                               d 12 APR 1728/1729 Nether Prov Chester PA
                           m2 Mary (Sellers)MARSHALL 15 AUG 1730 Chester Co PA
                               b 13 DEC 1687 Chester Co PA
                               dau of Samuel SELLERS and Ann GIBBONS
                               widow of John MARSHALL
 DIED/PLACE/BURIED........ 12 MAY 1757 West Bedford, Chester Co PA
 CHILD 4.................. 9 children
                           1. Susannah VERNON b 8 JUN 1711 Chester Co PA
                                m Henry JACKSON abt 1732 PA
                           2. Rachel VERNON b 30 DEC 1713 Chester Co PA d bef 1756
                                m Felix FITZSIMMONS 1730 Chester Co PA 
                           3. Isaac VERNON, Jr. b 19 DEC 1715
                                                d 21 AUG 1786 GA
                                 m Hannah TOWNSEND 12 MAY 1737
                                                d 1791 Guilford Co NC
                                  1. Catherine VERNON b 28 NOV 1737
                                      m1 John SIDWELL Jr 1759
                                      m2 Phineas MENDENHALL 1783
                                        5 children
                                  2. Mary VERNON b 4 JUN 1739
                                      m John HODGINS 1761
                                       5 children
                                  3. Phoebe VERNON b 17 FEB 1741
                                      m1 George BECK 1765
                                      m2 Joseph MIDDLETON 1783
                                  4. Isaac VERNON III b 21 JAN 1742 d 1840
                                       m Mary McNeill OVERSTREET 1783
                                        4 children
                                  5. Amos VERNON b 17 APR 1745
                                  6. Townsend VERNON b 1747 d 1838
                                  7. Lydia VERNON b 1749 d 23 MAR 1793
                                      m Samuel STANFIELD (1747-1832)
                                  8. James Jeams VERNON b 1751 d 1785
                                       m Content HUSSEY (or HODGINS) 7 FEB 1773 GA
                                  9. Martha VERNON b abt 1753 PA
                                       m James BROWN abt 1774 GA
                              Isaac and Hannah (Townshend) Vernon, Quakers lived in
                             Old Orange Co. Va, for twelve years before removing to
                             Wrightboro MM in Georgia. 
                           
                           4. Hannah VERNON b 16 JUN 1717 Chester Co, PA
                                m Joseph SNODGRASS 1740 Goshen Chester PA
                                  1. Joseph   SNODGRASS, Jr.
                                      m Mary WALKER
                                  2. Lydia    SNODGRASS
                                  3. Phoebe   SNODGRASS
                                  4. Robert   SNODGRASS
                                  5. Margaret SNODGRASS
                                  6. Hannah   SNODGRASS
                                  7. Rebecca  SNODGRASS
                                  8. Isaac    SNODGRASS
                           5. Nehemiah VERNON b 19 OCT 1719 Chester Co PA
                                m Elizabeth THOMPSON 11 FEB 1749 PA
                           6. Lydia VERNON  b 11 FEB 1720/21 Chester Co PA
                                m James WALTERS 1756 PA
                           7. Rebecca VERNON b 1 JAN 1724 Chester Co PA
                                m Joseph TAYLOR 16 NOV 1752 PA
                           8. Priscilla VERNON b 1726 Chester Co PA
                                m1 Benjamin JACKSON MAY 1746 PA (d 1746)
                                m2 James STEPHENS 1756 PA
                     (by m2 Mary MARSHALL)
                           9. Ruth VERNON b 1731/1732 PA
                                m1 John CALDWELL 
                                m2 John FOLWELL JUN 1791 Philadelphia PA

 notes: Chester County, Pennsylvania Wills, 1713-1825 

         SELLERS/SELLARS, SAMUEL. Darby, yeoman. November 1, 1732. December 14, 1732.
        (died April 22, 1732). A. 389. To son Samuel 5 shillings having already done
        well for him. To eldest daughter Sarah Ashmead 1 shilling.
        To daughter Mary Vernon and Ann Pritchett 1 shilling each. Remainder to wife
        Anna. Executors: wife Ann and son Samuel. Witnesses: Richd. Parker, James Mark,
        Saml. Bunting

        Georgia Pioneers Vol. 2 by M.H. Carter

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* CHILD 5................ Rebecca VERNON b abt 1684 Stoke, Acton by Nantwich, Cheshire, ENG
MARRIAGE.................. (1)Thomas GARRETT 27 JAN 1704
                                    d 1717
                               son of William GARRETT and Ann KIRK
                           (2)Richard JONES 1718
                                 b 1679 Wales d 1771 Chester Co PA
                               son of Rees JONES and Hannah PRICE
DIED......................23 FEB 1748 PA, buried Goshen PA
CHILD 5................... (by Thomas GARRETT)
                           1. William GARRETT b 5 DEC 1705 Willistown PA d 1788 PA
                               m1 Abigail WILLIAMSON 1722 PA
                               m2 Lydia LEWIS 1728 PA
                                 (all with Lydia)
                                 1. Rebecca GARRETT
                                     m George ASHBRIDGE 1754
                                 2. Susanna GARRETT
                                     m Joshua HOOPS
                                 3. Thomas GARRETT
                                     m Hannah YARNELL 1759
                                 4. Mary GARRETT
                                     m Joshua HOOPS 1761
                                 5. Lydia GARRETT
                                     m Abraham GIBBONS 1763
                                 6. William GARRETT
                                     m Debby LEWIS 1769
                           2. Samuel GARRETT b 1 MAY 1708 Chester PA
                               m Sarah HIBBARD
                           3. Susanna GARRETT b 6 SEP 1711 Chester PA
                               m Henry ATHERTON 1731 PA
                           4. Anne GARRETT b 1713 Chester PA
                               m Robert E. JONES
                                 1. William JONES
                                     m Martha LLOYD
                           5. Hannah GARRETT b 1714 Chester PA d 28 FEB 1802 PA
                               m1 Jabez LEWIS 1738 PA (1715-1757)
                               m2 William WOODARD 1762
                                 1. Lydia LEWIS b 3 JAN 1739
                                     m William WOODWARD Jr 1765
                                 2. Phineas LEWIS b 23 NOV 1741
                                 3. Rebecca LEWIS b 27 DEC 1742
                                 4. Gabriel LEWIS b  1 JAN 1744 d AUG 1757
                                 5. Thomas LEWIS b 17 MAY 1747 d JUN 1747
                                 6. James  LEWIS b 21 MAY 1748
                                 7. David  LEWIS b  8 AUG 1750
                                 8. Jonathon LEWIS b  8 AUG 1750 (twin)
                                 9. Elizabeth LEWIS b  6 MAY 1753
                                10. Gideon    LEWIS b 23 JUL 1755 

                      (by Richard JONES)
                           6. Rebecca JONES b 21 JUN 1719
                               m William RETTEW
                           7. Deborah JONES b 13 JUL 1721
                               m1 John TOWNSHEND
                               m2 John CHEYNEY
                           8. Nehemiah JONES b 2 JUL 1723 d bef 1771
                               m Mary unk

 notes: VV SEP 1980 Pg 9
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* CHILD 6................ Thomas VERNON b 1686 Stoke, Acton by Nantwich, Cheshire, ENG
MARRIAGE.................. 1710 Mary BROWN
DIED...................... 1758
CHILDREN.................. 8 children

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Sources:
       History of Chester County, Pennsylvania by J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, 1881 
       VFAA Quarterly June, 1974 (page 14)
       Laurel Messenger, August 1971, page 5
       Early PA Land Records, Minute Book G, Pg. 299, 335-336
       Early PA Land Records, Minute Book H, Pg. 558
       Chester Co PA Wills 1713-1825
       See VERNON HISTORY