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Family: Thomas Leech/Phebe Penrose (F766)

m. 13 May 1766


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  • Father | Male
    Thomas Leech

    Born  Abt 1740  Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Sep 1820  Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  13 May 1766  [1]  Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Richard Leech | F767 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sarah Cox | F767 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Phebe Penrose

    Born  1746  Exeter MM, Berks, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Oct 1822  York MM, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father  William Penrose | F227 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Ann Wiley | F227 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    John Leech

    Born  29 Nov 1767  Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 May 1864  Leech's Corner, Mercer, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 2 | Female
    Jane Leech

    Born  22 Jan 1768  Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Sep 1854  Athens, Athens, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Reuben Tedrow, Sr. | F770 
    Married  8 Aug 1786  Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    Ann Leech

    Born  1 May 1770  Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Nov 1857  Centerville, Somerset, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Male
    Sarah Leech

    Born  1772  Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 5 | Male
    Capt. Thomas Leech

    Born  23 Oct 1774  Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Nov 1847  Menallen Mm, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Hannah Garretson | F769 
    Married  10 Feb 1820   

    Child 6 | Male
    William Leech

    Born  30 Oct 1776  Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Jan 1865  Fairfield Township, Columbiana, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Jane Garretson | F768 
    Married  14 May 1800  York MM, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    Rebecca Leech

    Born  1778  Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 8 | Male
    Susannah Leech

    Born  1780  Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 9 | Male
    Joseph Leech

    Born  11 Apr 1783  Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 10 | Female
    Phebe Leech

    Born  11 Apr 1783  Warrington Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Mar 1854  Winona, Columbiana, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Robert Whinery | F4591 
    Married  14 Oct 1801  Newberrytown MH, York, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes  Married:
    • 13th of 5th month 1766. Whereas Thomas Leech of the Township of Warrington, County of York and Province of Pencilvania (sic), son of Thomas Leech and Sarah his wife, and Phebe Penrose, of the same place, daughter of William Penrose and Ann his wife, (were married) at Warrington in the County and Province aforesaid the thirteenth day of the fifth month in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and sixty six.

      Witnesses present at the marriage: Hannah Nevett, Jedediah? Hussey, Joshua Bennett, Wm. Griffith, ? Smith, ? Smith, Hannah? Penrose, ? Griffith, Elizabeth Clark, Ruth Underwood, John Thomas, Abraham Griffith, ? Underwood, John McMillan, Jane McMillan, Jane Hussey, Thomas Edmundson, Michael King, Alexander Underwood, Wm. Underwood, Wm. Garretson, Mary Garretson, Wm. Nevett, Mary McMillan, Hannah Cook, Thomas Leech, Wm. Penrose, Ann Penrose, Sarah Leech, Jane Boyd, John Boyd, Sarah Leech, Jane Taylor, Caleb Edmundson, Jane Marsh.

      (Warrington Monthly Meetings of Quakers, Marriages, York County, Pa.)

  • Sources 
    1. [S147] Irish Quakers, Albert Cook Meyers, (Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore, Maryland, 1985), Page 290 (Reliability: 3).