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Family: Jacob VERNON/Elizabeth HICKMAN (F518391850)  [1

m. 20 Apr 1730

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  • Father | Male
    Jacob VERNON

    Born  27 Nov 1708   
    Died  1748   
    Married  20 Apr 1730  [2]  Christ's Church, Philadelphia, PA  [2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Jacob VERNON | F518391849 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Ann YEARSLEY | F518391849 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Elizabeth HICKMAN

    Born  19 Mar 1704   
    Died  1788   
    Other Spouse  Thomas CHEYNEY | F518391853 
    Married  Bef 1 May 1727   
    Father  Benjamin HICKMAN | F518391998 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Ann BUFFINGTON | F518391998 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    + Abraham VERNON

    Born  1731   
    Died  Bef Aug 1766   
    Spouse  Mary BENNETT | F518391851 
    Married  30 May 1751  Birmingham Friends, West Chester, Chester Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    Joseph VERNON

    Spouse  Sarah BENNETT | F518392032 
    Married  26 Apr 1751  Old Swedes Church, Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    Lydia VERNON

    Born  Abt 1733   
    Died  Abt 1800   

    Child 4 | Female
    Phebe VERNON

    Born  1736   

    Child 5 | Male
    Jacob VERNON, III

    Born  1738   
    Died  31 Jan 1787   
    Spouse  Sarah FRAZER | F518392033 
    Married  1772   

  • Notes 
    • From Records of the Courts of Chester County:

      Att an Orphans Court held at Chester the Nineteenth day of December Anno dom 1749...

      ...ABRAHAM VERNON one of the sons of JACOB VERNON deceased having petitioned the Court for Liberty to Choose his Guardian wch is allowed of and he makes Choice of ROBERT MENDENHAMM to be his Guardian who is thereupon admitted.

      ELIZABETH VERNON petitioned the Court on Behalf of LYDIA, ELIZABETH and JACOB VERNON Children of JACOB VERNON deceased for ye Court to Appoint proper persons to be their Guardians wch was allowed of and the Court appoints JOSEPH GIBBONS and RICHARD MENDENHALL to be their Guardians &c.

  • Sources 
    1. [S523890135] PA Chester Co.: Land Records, Vol 4 1753-1758, Bryant, Carol, (Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1998), 69.
      Mortgage. On 30 Dec 1754 Abraham Vernon, yeoman to John Hickman of Thornbury, sawyer. Whereas Jacob Vernon, the father of Abraham Vernon became in his lifetime seized in a a tract of land in Thornbury containing 507 acres bounded by land late of John Cheyney, & said Jacob died intestate, leaving his wife, Elizabeth & 5 children to survive him, Elizabeth was made his administer of his goods & chattels. Elizabeth Vernon sold 124 acres to Jonathan Howell, leaving 383 acres to be divided between the five children, (his widow's dower or third to be excepted), whereby Abraham Vernon is entitled to 2 shares, being the eldest son. Now Abraham Vernon granted to John Hickman his share of the 383 acres of land. Abraham Vernon to pay John Hickman L100 plus interest on 10 Jan 1756. Signed Abraham Vernon. Delivered in the presence of John Adam Beal & Margaret Geiger. Recorded 19 May 1755

    2. [S94] PA Delaware Co.: Early Church Records, Vol 2, Peden, Henry C & Joh PItts Launey, (Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1997), 264.
      Jacob Vernon, Jr., son of Jacob and Ann (Yearsley) of Thornbury, and Elizabeth Hickman Cheyney m. out of Friends 20 Apr 1730 at Christ Church Episcopal, Philadelphia.