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John Garretson

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  • Name  John Garretson 
    Born  6 Sep 1715  New Castle, New Castle, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  30 Oct 1797  York MM, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I623  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  20 Aug 2008 

    Father  Casparus Garretson,   b. 18 Dec 1676, Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1726, Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Anne Cox,   b. Abt 1694, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1762, Hockessin, New Castle, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1713  New Castle, New Castle, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F575  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Content Hussey,   b. Abt 1714, Christiana Hundred, New Castle, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1747, New Castle, New Castle, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  5 Nov 1736  Kennett Mm, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • 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.
    Children 
     1. William Garretson,   b. 11 Dec 1738, York MM, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1810, Adams, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Garretson,   b. 23 Feb 1741, Newberry Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1810, Latimore Township, Adams, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Ann Garretson,   b. 14 Aug 1745, Newberry Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1820
    Last Modified  5 Sep 2007 
    Family ID  F248  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Jane Carson,   b. Abt 1727, Kennett Mm, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1760, Newberry Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  22 Aug 1749  Warrington MM, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Samuel Garretson,   b. 25 Oct 1750, Newberry Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1822, Newberry Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sarah Garretson,   b. 10 Jun 1752, Newberry Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Content Garretson,   b. 26 Apr 1754, Newberry Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1781, Warrington MM, Bucks, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Cornelius Garretson,   b. 16 Feb 1756, Newberry Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1829, York, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Joseph Garretson,   b. 28 Jul 1759, Newberry Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1814, Warrington MM, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  20 Aug 2008 
    Family ID  F1329  Group Sheet

    Family 3  Phoebe Elliott,   b. 1722,   d. 9 Jul 1785, York, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Jan 1768  Newberry Township, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  20 Jun 2002 
    Family ID  F1330  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Sep 1715 - New Castle, New Castle, Delaware, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Nov 1736 - Kennett Mm, Chester, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Aug 1749 - Warrington MM, York, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jan 1768 - Newberry Township, York, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Oct 1797 - York MM, York, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S143] Kennett Monthly Meeting, Vol VI, William Wade Hinshaw, Page 156 (Reliability: 3).