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Family: John Garretson/Content Hussey (F248)

m. 5 Nov 1736


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  • Father | Male
    John Garretson

    Born  6 Sep 1715  New Castle, New Castle, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Oct 1797  York MM, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  5 Nov 1736  [1]  Kennett Mm, Chester, Pennsylvania  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Jane Carson | F1329 
    Married  22 Aug 1749  Warrington MM, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Phoebe Elliott | F1330 
    Married  20 Jan 1768  Newberry Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Casparus Garretson | F575 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Anne Cox | F575 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Content Hussey

    Born  Abt 1714  Christiana Hundred, New Castle, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Oct 1747  New Castle, New Castle, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father  John Hussey, II | F104 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Ann Inskeep | F104 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    William Garretson

    Born  11 Dec 1738  York MM, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  4 Feb 1810  Adams, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Helen Lydia Beals | F561 
    Married  28 Oct 1762  Huntington, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    John Garretson

    Born  23 Feb 1741  Newberry Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Dec 1810  Latimore Township, Adams, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Mary Griest | F573 
    Married  9 Jun 1763  Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    Ann Garretson

    Born  14 Aug 1745  Newberry Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Feb 1820   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Willing Griest | F574 
    Married  5 Aug 1764  Menallen, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes  Married:
    • Abstracted from the marriage records 1718-1821 of Newark/Kennett MM - p.85
      - John Garretson "Late of Hokessin" in New Castle County, province of Pennsylvania, and Content Hussey of the same place, having declared their intentions of marriage at monthly meetings at Center and Kennett, and having consent of the parents concerned, married the fifth day of ninth month 1736 in a public meeting at "Hocessin". 36 witnesses signed the marriage certificate: (far right column under names of bride & groom) - Nathan Hussey, William Cox, William Garretson, Henery Dixson, John Hill, Cornelius Garretson, Eliakim Garretson, John Gregg, Tho: Dixson; (middle column) - Jean Bennett, Richard Hill, Huldah Garretson, Susannah Hill, Lydiah Hill, John Nickols, Joseph Hollingworth, Joseph Gregg, John Dixson, Harmon Cox, Jacob Dixson, Joseph Dixson, Henry Dixson [?jnr or snr]; (left column) - Ellis Lewis, John Baldwin, Elizabeth Hogg, Mary Pusey, Esther Bennitt, Ann Chandler, Hannah Dixson, Ann Richardson, Esther Willson, Sarah Greave, Susannah Pryor, Mary Lewis, Hannah Gregg, Elizabeth Bennet.

  • Sources 
    1. [S143] Kennett Monthly Meeting, Vol VI, William Wade Hinshaw, Page 156 (Reliability: 3).