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Elizabeth HICKMAN

Female 1704 - 1788  (83 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth HICKMAN 
    Born 19 Mar 1704 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1788 
    Will Probated 01 May 1788  Thornbury, Chester Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I547339804  Primary
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2010 

    Father Benjamin HICKMAN,   d. 7 Dec 1742 
    Mother Ann BUFFINGTON 
    Married 1701 
    Family ID F518391998  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Thomas CHEYNEY,   b. Abt 1704,   d. 31 Aug 1728  (Age ~ 24 years) 
    Married Bef 1 May 1727  [2
    Children 
     1. Ann CHEYNEY,   b. 21 Feb 1728,   d. 17 Sep 1804  (Age 76 years)
     2. Mary CHEYNEY
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2010 
    Family ID F518391853  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Jacob VERNON,   b. 27 Nov 1708,   d. 1748  (Age 39 years)  [3
    Married 20 Apr 1730  Christ's Church, Philadelphia, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    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.
    Children 
    +1. Abraham VERNON,   b. 1731,   d. Bef Aug 1766  (Age 35 years)
     2. Joseph VERNON
     3. Lydia VERNON,   b. Abt 1733,   d. Abt 1800  (Age ~ 67 years)
     4. Phebe VERNON,   b. 1736
     5. Jacob VERNON, III,   b. 1738,   d. 31 Jan 1787  (Age 49 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2010 
    Family ID F518391850  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S91] PA Chester Co.: Wills 1778-1800, Wright, F. Edward, (Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1998), 145.
      VERNON, ELIZABETH. Thornbury
      3-28-1787. May 1, 1788.
      To grandsons Joshua and Abraham Vernon, 5 shillings each. To granddaughter Mary, daughter of son Jacob, deceased, 5 shillings. To my daughter Phebe Harper 54 shillings. To daughter Ann Jefferis pewter dish, etc. To granddaughters Elizabeth, Hannah and Jane Jefferis pewter soup plates. To granddaughter Sarah Lewis, pewter soup plates. To daughter Lydia Lewis L40 and all remainder of estate.
      Executor: Friends and kinsman Caleb James
      Letters C.t.a. to David Lewis and wife Lydia
      Wit.: Abraham Williamson, John(x) Hickman

    2. [S94] PA Delaware Co.: Early Church Records, Vol 2, Peden, Henry C & Joh PItts Launey, (Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1997), 187.
      Thomas Cheyney, the elder, son of John Cheyney, Sr. of Middletown, and Elizabeth Hickman, dau. of Benjamin and Ann (Buffington) Hickman, m. before 1st of 3rd. mo, 1727 by a priest. Thomas died in Aug 1728. No recorded children.

    3. [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

    4. [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.