Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Today in my database : John Mendenhall (b. August 30, 1688)

Today's featured relative in my database is my maternal 9th-great grandfather, John Mendenhall.

John was born August 30, 1659 in England, the son of Thomas and Joane (Stroade) Mendenhall/Mildenhall. John married June 5, 1685 in Chester Co., PA to Elizabeth Maris, daughter of George and Alice (________) Maris. Elizabeth was born February 3, 1664/65 in Worchestershire, England and died 1708 in Chester Co., PA. John died August 19, 1758 in Chester Co., PA.

This family were members of the Society of Friends (Quaker), and some of the above dates may not have been translated properly.

Known children of John and Elizabeth (Maris) Mendenhall are as follows :
i. Aaron Mendenhall b. 1690 d. 1765 m. Rose Pierson
ii. George Mendenhall b. 1686 d. 1758
iii. John Mendenhall b. 1688 d. 1758 m. Susannah Pierson

I descend from John and Elizabeth (Maris) Mendenhall through their son, John, as foll0ws :
John Mendenhall and Elizabeth Maris
John Mendenhall and Susannah Pierson
Mordecai Mendenhall and Charity Beeson
Charity Mendenhall and Aaron Mills
Henry Mills and Hannah Woodward
Hannah Mills and Isaac S. Poe
Elizabeth Caroline Poe and Nathan Thomas Beals
Pearl May Beals and Charles Wilson Lambertson
Clemon Beals Lambertson and June Kirk Davis (my great-grandparents)

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