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Notes for John Black and Sarah Rockhill

1685 On 6 of month 4, Sarah Rockhill, child of Edward and Mary Rockhill, was born at Aldingfleete, Yorkshire, England, as recorded in Quaker records of Burlington County, New Jersey. [1]

1693/94 On 12th day, 12th month 1693 (February, 1694), John Black was among those agreeing to attend town meetings, in Chesterfield township, Burlington County, or face a fine [2].

1706 John King and Elizabeth Woodward were married on November 13, at Chesterfield. Witnessed by Sarah Rockhill and John Black and others. [3]

1707-1722 The birthdates of their children were recorded in the Chesterfield meeting records. [4] [5]

1706 On 4 of month 10 (December), John Black, of Chesterfield, and Sarah Rockhill, of Chesterfield, married at Chesterfield. Witnesses: Edw'd Rockhill, Mary Rockhill, Samuel Taylor, Samuel Taylor Jr, John Rockhill, John Richardson, Mary Rockhill Jr., Frances Taylor, John Taylor, (Relations), Thomas Folkes Sen, Wm Wood, Tho Schooley, Saml Bunting, Jno Bunting, John Harren, Tho Hunloke, Natt Pope, John Abbot, Wm Satterthwaite, Solomon Smith, John Cheshire, Isaac Horner, John Smith, Jno Bunting Jr, Joseph Nicholson, Daniel Harnsworth, Marmaduke Watson, Joseph Myers, John Wood, George Nickolson, Wm Wood Jr, John Cleaton, Saml Bunting Jr, John Beck, Ambrose Field, Joseph Reckless, Mary Foulks, Sarah Bunting, Rebecca Warren, Anne Abbot, Mary Bunting, Anne Wood, Mary Cleaton, Eliz King, and Anne Cheshire. [6] [7] [8] [9]

1722 Robert Field married Mary Taylor, daughter of Samuel Taylor, on April 12, at Chesterfield Meeting, Burlington County, New Jersey. Witnessed by John Black and others. [10]


Footnotes:

[1] Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Untitled: Chesterfield Births and Deaths, 12, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[2] Carlos E. Godfrey, "Town Dockets of Chesterfield Township, Burlington County, New Jersey," The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 35 (1911), 211-222, at 212, [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[3] Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Burlington, New Jersey, Births and Deaths, 1675-1750, Vol. K, Marriages, 1684-1724, 66, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[4] Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Untitled: Chesterfield Births and Deaths, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[5] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, Chesterfield Meeting, Intentions of Marriage and Certificates of Removal, 1685-1756, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[6] Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Burlington, New Jersey, Births and Deaths, 1675-1750, Vol. K, Marriages, 1684-1724, 67, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[7] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 22. (Marriage Records, 1665-1800) (1900), 651, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[8] Howard Barclay French, Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas French, Volume 1 (1909), 427, [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].

[9] "Marriages at Chesterfield, New Jersey, 1685-1730," The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 9 (1885), 347-352, at 348, declaration dated 7 of month 9, [GoogleBooks].

[10] Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Burlington, New Jersey, Births and Deaths, 1675-1750, Vol. K, Marriages, 1684-1724, 88, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].