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Notes for Edward Rockhill and Mary

Research Notes:

1642 Marie Taylor, daughter of Robert Taylor, was baptized on May 22, at Dronfield parish, Derbyshire, England. [1]

Edward Rockhill reportedly married Mary Taylor in England. [2]

The births of the children of Edward and Mary Rockhill were named in Quaker records of Burlington County. [3]

c 1686 Edward Rockhill emigrated from Aldingfleete, Yorkshire, England. [4] [5]

1694 Edward Rockhill and Frances Davenport posted bond as guardians of Nathaniel Pope, orphan of Joseph Pope. Dated January 19. [6]

1695 Edward Rockhill witnessed the will of John Curtis of Mansfield Twp, Burlington County, dated January 29. [7]

1703 Edward Rockhill made the inventory of the estate of Joseph Burch of Chesterfield Twp, Burlington County. Dated December 10. [8]

1704 William Murfin and Sarah Bunting were married on August 8, at Chesterfield. Witnessed by Edward and Mary Rockhill and others. [9]. Their children were registered in the Crosswicks Meeting records [10].

1706 John King and Elizabeth Woodward were married on November 13, at Chesterfield. Witnessed by Sarah Rockhill and Mary Rockhill and others. [11]

1706 John Black and Sarah Rockhill were married on December 4, at Chesterfield, Burlington County, New Jersey. Witnessed by Edward and Mary Rockhill and others, including Mary Rockhill Jr. [12]

1707 Edward Rockhill made the inventory of the estate of Francis Davenport of Chesterfield Twp, Burlington County. Dated April 15. [13]

1708 Edward Rockhill and Joseph and Michael Newbold made the inventory of the estate of David Curtis. Dated May 25. [14]

1712 Esther Gilberthorpe granted a legacy to Mary Fretwell in her will dated March 27. [15]

1718 Peter Fretwell of Burlington granted land and a mansion house to John Warren, Samuel Bunting and Edward Rockhill. Dated in January. [16]

1722 The will of Edward Rockhill, yeoman, was dated on April 9, 1722, in Chesterfield Township, Burlington County, New Jersey. The will named wife Mary and children--John, Robert, Sarah Black, Mary Stevenson, Anne, Joseph, David, Edward, Samuel, Jonathan ("supposed Incapable of getting his Living"). Land in Chesterfield adjoining Samuel Taylor, meadows, bought of Benj. Field, 320 acres at the Mountains, home farm of 100 acres bought of Anthony Woodhouse, 100 acres adjoining. Personal property. The wife executrix. Witnesses: John Grant, Sarah Quicksall, Jno. Richardson. Proved May 18, 1722. [17]

1722 The inventory of the personal estate, valued at £241.6, was made by Nathan Folwell and John Stevenson. Dated May 17. [18]


Footnotes:

[1] England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord], [FHLCatalogFilm].

[2] Chesterfield Township Tercentenary Committee, Chesterfield Township Heritage: Burlington County, New Jersey (1964), 25, [GoogleBooks].

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

[4] Chesterfield Township Tercentenary Committee, Chesterfield Township Heritage: Burlington County, New Jersey (1964), 25, [GoogleBooks].

[5] Major E. M. Woodward and John Hageman, History of Burlington and Mercer Counties, New Jersey (Philadelphia: Everts & Peck, 1883), 277, [HathiTrust].

[6] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 23. (Wills and Administrations 1, 1670-1730) (1901), 369, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[7] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 23. (Wills and Administrations 1, 1670-1730) (1901), 123, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[8] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 23. (Wills and Administrations 1, 1670-1730) (1901), 74, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[9] Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Burlington, New Jersey, Births and Deaths, 1675-1750, Vol. K, Marriages, 1684-1724, 62, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[10] Major E. M. Woodward and John Hageman, History of Burlington and Mercer Counties, New Jersey (Philadelphia: Everts & Peck, 1883), 277, [HathiTrust].

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

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

[13] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 23. (Wills and Administrations 1, 1670-1730) (1901), 129, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[14] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 23. (Wills and Administrations 1, 1670-1730) (1901), 123, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[15] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 23. (Wills and Administrations 1, 1670-1730) (1901), 184, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[16] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 23. (Wills and Administrations 1, 1670-1730) (1901), 175, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[17] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 23. (Wills and Administrations 1, 1670-1730) (1901), 391, citing Lib. 2, p. 181, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[18] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 23. (Wills and Administrations 1, 1670-1730) (1901), 392, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].