Marriages Reported in Local Newspapers

Most of these marriages took place in Chester County, but there are some that were accomplished elsewhere. All are included here under Chester County records, as the Village Record was published in West Chester 1818    By Wm. Newlin, Esq. on the 11th day of January 1818, Mr. EDWARD DEMPSEY, to Miss TAMSON LEWIS, both of …

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Runaway Wives: 1730-1779

Elopements and Other Miscreant Deeds of Women as Advertised in The Pennsylvania Gazette Such was the title of the article written by Judith A. Meier for the Pennsylvania Genealogy Magazine and, as such, it would be hard not to read further. The article itself is very lengthy and so I’ll restrict myself to merely abstracting …

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Quaker: Willistown Friends Meeting Marriages

Marriages of Willistown Friends Meeting 1819 At Friend’s Meeting, in Willistown, on Fifth day, the 7th inst. JOSEPH MALIN, jun. of East Whiteland, to AMY HOOPES, daughter of Caleb Hoopes, deceased. (Village Record on October 13, 1819) At Friend’s Meeting, Willistown, on the 5th day the 4th inst. JESSE WILLIAMS to SARAH HOOPES. (Village Record …

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Quaker: West Grove Friends Meeting Marriages

1818 12/17/1818: On the 17th inst. at Friends’ meeting house at West Grove, SAMUEL STARR, of Sadsbury, to HANNAH GRAY of Upper Oxford, Chester county. (Village Record, 12/25/1818) 1819 12/16/1819: Marriage At Friends meeting at Westgrove, in Londongrove township, on 5th day the 16th of the 12th mo. 1819, Lindley Coates of East Caln, to Deborah …

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Quaker: West Chester Friends Meeting Marriages

1819 At Friends Meeting in the Borough of West Chester, on the 10th instant, JOSEPH KERSEY of Downingtown, to CHARITY COPE, daughter of Samuel Cope, of East Bradford. (Village Record on March 17, 1819) At Friend’s Meeting, in the borough of West Chester, on fourth day, the 14th inst. ABRAHAM DARLINGTON, of Thornbury, to SUSAN …

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Quaker: London Grove Friends Marriages

Marriages at London Grove Monthly Meeting, indexed by Groom 1806.11.12 Allen, Ellis Parents: William and Sarah Allen   White, Rebecca Parents: 1812.10.12 Allen, John Parents: William and Sarah Allen   Way, Ann Parents: 1830.12.15 Humes, David Parents:   Allen, Ann Parents: Willian and Sarah Allen 1794.11.12 Bailey, Joshua Parents:   Bailey, Hannah Parents: 1800.12..17 Trego, …

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Quaker: Goshen Friends Marriages

Marriages that took place at Goshen MM. 1732.8.12 John Ashbridge, Son of George and Mary Ashbridge Hannah Davies 1737.2.21 Aaron Ashbridge, Son of George and Mary Ashbridge Sarah Davis 1749.4.8 Joseph Ashbridge, Son of George and Mary Ashbridge Priscilla Davis 1757.5.12 Jonathan Ashbridge, Son of John and Hannah Ashbridge Sarah James, Daughter of Joseph James …

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Quaker: Fallowfield Friends Meeting Marriages

1818 On the 30th ult. at Friends’ Meeting house in Fallowfield, Chester county, JOHN LETCHWORTH KITE, to MARY LORD, daughter of Jehu Lord, all of West Fallowfield township. (Village Record on May 6, 1818) 1820 Marriage At East Fallowfield meeting, on the 12th inst., ABRAHAM BONSALL, of East Goshen, to ELIZABETH WALTON of East Fallowfield. …

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Quaker: Bradford Friends Meeting Marriages

1818 MARRIED at Friends Meeting at Bradford on 4th day the 11th instant, M.P. CHEYNEY of Weston, to MARGARET PYLE, of West Bradford. (Village Record on June 24, 1818) 1820 Marriage At Friends Meeting at Marshallton, on fifth day the 14th inst., LOWNES TAYLOR, of West Goshen, to RACHEL BAKER, of West Bradford. (Village Record …

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