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Bible Records
Source:
"Some Records of Sussex County, Delaware"
by C. H. B. Turner
Philadelphia: Allen, Lane & Scott, 1909

Transcribed by K. Torp

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FOOTCHER

WILTBANK

PAYNTER

MANLOVE

MASON/MASTEN

CULLEN

KELLAM

CARPENTER

NORMAN

SHANKLAND

BURTON

MARSH

MAULL

CLOWES

CLARKE

ALETTA CLARKE'S DIARY


[Original Spellings Maintained]


FOOTCHER.
Wills, Administrations, Marriages.
Kent and Sussex Counties, Delaware, 1683-95.

"William footcher son of William and Mary footcher was borne the Tenth day of the moneth called February one Thousand Six hundred Seaventy four, five;
"Sarah footcher daughter of William and Mary footcher was born the thirteenth day of the Second Moneth called April One Thousand six hundred Seaventy Seaven;
" Elizabeth footcher daughter of William and Mary footcher was borne the Eight day of the Moneth called February one Thousand Six hundred Eighty one, two;
"Richard footcher son of William and Mary footcher was borne the first day of the forth moneth called June one Thousand six hundred Eighty four;
"John footcher son of William and Mary footcher was borne the first day of the Second Moneth called April one Thousand six hundred Eight Seaven;
"Henry footcher son of William and Mary footcher was borne the Thirty first day of the Eight Moneth called October, one Thousand six hundred Eighty nine."

[WILTBANK]
Judge John Wiltbank departed this life, 1792.
Mary Wiltbank, wife of John Wiltbank, departed this life, 1795.
Cornelius Wiltbank, son of Judge John and Mary Wiltbank, died November 9th, 1813.
Ann Wiltbank, wife of Cornelius Wiltbank, departed this life April 9th, 1801.
Esther Wiltbank, wife of Cornelius Wiltbank, departed this life November 1st, 1802.
John Wiltbank, son of Cornelius and Ann Wiltbank, was born January 23d, 1795; married Eliza Paynter, A. D. 1817; died February 13th, 1830.
Cornelius Wiltbank, son of John and Mary Wiltbank, departed this life November 9th, 1813.
Ann Hudson, wife of Henry Hudson, and daughter of Cornelius and Ann Wiltbank, departed this life January 24th, 1812.
Mary Metcalf, wife of Thomas Metcalf, and daughter of Cornelius Wiltbank, departed this life October 29th, 1814.
Thomas Metcalf, son of John and Esther Metcalf, departed this life November 1st, 1814 (He survvived his loving wife only two weeks).
Robert Wiltbank, son of Cornelius and Ann Wiltbank, departed this life on Sunday, January 22d, 1815, at the house of his grandfather, Judge John Wiltbank, "Dover," Delaware, was buried at the family burial ground on Wednesday, January 25th, 1815 (at Tower Hill Farm near Lewes).
John Wiltbank, son of Cornelius and Ann Wiltbank, departed this life on Saturday morning, February 13th, 1830, age 35 years and 21 days. Sermon delivered by Rev. John Mitchell, from Luke 12: 37. Buried in family ground near Lewes.
John and Eliza Wiltbank's first son was born September 5th, 1818, and departed this life fifteenth of the same month.
Samuel Paynter Wiltbank, son of John and Eliza Wiltbank, was born April 19th, 1820.
John Cornelius Wiltbank, son of John and Eliza Wiltbank, was born on Tuesday, July 15th, 1823.
Alfred Stockley Wiltbank, son of John and Eliza Wiltbank, was born on Saturday, September 12th, 1829.
John Cornelius Wiltbank departed this life September 9th, 1829.
Alfred Stockley Wiltbank and Hannah Richards Wolfe were married by Rev. John L. M'Kim, January 28th, 1852.
Samuel Rowland, John Paynter and Alfred Stockley, children of Alfred S. and Hannah R. Wiltbank, all died in infancy.
Frank Comly Wiltbank, son of Alfred and Hannah R. Wiltbank, was born July 9th, 1859.
Alfred Stockley Wiltbank, M. D., son of John and Eliza Wiltbank, departed this life August 7th, 1860.
Comly J. Wiltbank, M.D., departed this life December 23d, 1886.

[PAYNTER]
Samuel Paynter, Senr., was born October 20th, 1736.
Samuel Paynter, son of Samuel Paynter, Senr., was born August 25th, 1768.
Elizabeth Rowland was born December 9th, 1779.
Samuel Paynter, Junr., and Elizabeth Rowland were married by the Rev. James Wiltbank, at the house of Mr. Cornelius Wiltbank, on Wednesday, March 16th, 1796, at 4 o'clock. That and the next day were remarkably stormy days, but it is hoped that prudence and economy may render the married life a happy one.
Mary Paynter, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth Paynter, was born.
Mary Paynter and Simon K. Wilson, M.D., were married.
Samuel I. Wilson, son of Simon K. Wilson and Mary Paynter, was born July, 1820; died in 1849.
Mary P. Wilson, wife of Simon K. Wilson, M.D., and daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth Paynter, departed this life November 12th, 1820.
Eliza Paynter, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth Paynter, was born December 8th, 1798; died November 14th, 1857, at Lewes, Delaware.
John Wiltbank and Eliza Paynter were married by the Rev. James Wiltbank, on Thursday, August 7th, 1817.
Samuel Rowland Paynter, son of Samuel and Elizabeth Paynter, was born.
Sarah Paynter, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth Paynter, died August 10th, 1820.
John Parker Paynter, son of Samuel and Elizabeth.
Alfred Stockley Paynter, son of Samuel and Elizabeth Paynter, died, age 5 years.
Elizabeth Paynter, wife of Samuel Paynter, departed this life November 10th, 1820, aged 40 years.
Samuel Paynter departed this life on October 2d, 1845, in the 78th year of his age.

"With unfeigned regret that we announce the death of Ex Governor Samuel Paynter at his residence at the Dracot Bridge, Sussex County, Delaware, on the 2nd inst. in the 78th year of his age."-Delaware Journal, October, 1845.

Comly I. Wiltbank was baptized by the Rev. Walter Franklin at St. Peter's Church, Lewes, Delaware, August 4th, 1844, making the seventh generation baptized in that church, Sponsers his great-grandfather, Ex Governor Paynter of Delaware and grandmother, Eliza P. Wiltbank. He was born May 12th, 1844.

J. Comly Jones married, September 10th, 1821, by the Rev. Mr. Meyer, Mary Mary Hillborn, daughter of Joseph and Rachell Roberts.

Rachell Roberts Jones, daughter of Comly and Mary H. Jones, was born May 7th, 1824.
Samuel Paynter Wiltbank was married to Rachell Roberts Jones August 4th, 1842, by the Right Reverend Bishop H. M. Onderdonck.
Mary Elizabeth Wiltbank, daughter of Samuel Paynter and Rachell Roberts Wiltbank, was born August 1st.
Died at Philadelphia on the tenth day of June, 1845, J. Comly Jones aged 49 years.
Died on February 23d, 1850, Charles B. Jones, in the seventeenth year of his age.
Died on June 17th, 1860, Mary R. Jones, in the nineteenth year of her age.
Died in Philadelphia on August 7th, 1860, Dr. A. S. Wiltbank. of Lewes, Delaware.

[MANLOVE]
William Manlove, Senior, was born December 25th, 1691. William Manlove departed this life on the fifteenth day of March in ye afternoon, about one hour before sun setting A. D. 1761. (William Manlove. His book bought in Philadelphia in ye year 1729. The price of this book is £1. 15. 0.)
Ruth Manlove departed this life the fifth day of April, 1746.
Sarah Masten, the wife of William Masten, departed this life February 27th, about one o'clock in the afternoon, 1776.
Mary Mason, the wife of Joseph Mason, departed this life November 5th, about one o'clock in the afternoon, 1779.
The ages of the children of William Manlove and Mary, his wife:
Nathaniel Manlove was born the sixth day of January, 1717, and departed this life April 27th, 1729.
William Manlove, Jr., was born April 29th, 1721, about midnight.
Mary Manlove was born the twenty-seventh day of October, 1723, about 4 o'clock in the afternoon.
Ruth Manlove was born December 10th, 1726, about 11 o'clock in th5 evening.
Sarah Manlove was born September 28th, 1$30, about 8 o'clock at night.
Edmund Bibbe was married to his wife, Mary, October 1st, 1709.
William Manlove was married to his wife, Mary, December 6th, 1716.
Mary Manlove, daughter of Mark Manlove and Ann, his wife, was born April 18th, 1712.
Elizabet Manlove, daughter of Mark Manlove and Ann, his wife, was born October 7th, 1716.
Thomas Manlove, son of Mark Manlove and Ann, his wife, was born June 27th, 1714.
Esther Bibbe was born November 16th, 1710,
Matthew Bibbe was born January 19th, 1712/13
Mary, wife of William Manlove, above, departed this life December ye 1st day about 5 o'clock in the afternoon Anno. Dom. 1757.
John Masson Brown was born August ye 5, 1728, about two o'clock in the afternoon.
Sarah Chipman was born the thirtieth day of October, A. D. 1757.
William Shaw departed this life the twenty-fifth day of May, A. D. 1758.
Elizabeth Polk, daughter of Ephriam and Mary Polk, was born the twenty-ninth day of March, 1739.
William Borroughs, the son of John Borroughs & Ester Borroughs, was born the second day of January, 173-f.
The above William Borroughs departed this life on the fourteenth day of April, 1797.
Esther Borroughs, the daughter of John and Esther Borroughs, was born the eighth day of January, 1739 or 40.
William Masten, the son of W. M. Masten and Sarah, his wife, was born the seventh day of February, about 10 o'clock in the morning, A. D. 175-J.
Thomas Broxson was born in the year 1736 on the 27th December.
Joseph Broxson born, 1741, on the seventeenth of November.

[MASON]
An account of the birth of the children of Joseph Mason and Mary, his wife:
Sarah was born April 7th, 1744;
Mary was born March 13th, 1748;
Jacob was born December 19th, 1754;
Charles and Elias were born March 24th, 1760;
Joseph was born December 24th, 1763, and died April 16th, 1851. Age 57 years and 4 months.
William Masten, son of John Masten and Hannah, his wife, was born January 15th, 1711.
John Masten departed this life December, twentieth day, 1771.
William Masten, son of William Masten and Sarah, his wife, was born February, seventh day, 1751.
Mary Masten was born November 17th, 1754;
Sarah Masten was born January 25th, 1756;
Deborah Masten was born October 8th, 1760;
John Masten was born November 1st, 1763;
David Masten was born February 6th, 1767.
Charles Mason and Catherine Stayton, his wife, were married May 6th, 1815.
Jacob Mason, son of Charles Mason and Catherine, his wife, was born April 20th, 1816.
James L., son of Charles Mason and Catherine, his wife, was born April 1st, 1818.
William S., son of Charles and Catherine Mason, was born October 16th, 1821.
Joseph H.7 son of Charles and Catherine Mason, was born February 20th, 1823.
Catherine, only daughter of Charles and Catherine Mason. was born July 4th, 1830.
William S. Mason departed this life October, 1876.
James H. Mason departed this life , 1852.

An account of the times of the births of the children of Charles Mason and Betty, his wife:
Mary was born upon Sunday, the eleventh day of May, 1783.
Rachell was born upon Sunday, the thirty-first day of October, 1784.
Jacob was born upon Friday, the twenty-eighth day of December, 1786.
Charles was born on Saturday, the thirteenth day of September, 1788.
The above Betty Mason departed this life upon Saturday, the nineteenth day of November, about 8 o'clock in the morning, 1791.
The above Charles Mason, Senior, departed this life upon Sunday, the thirtieth day of September, 1810, being aged 50 years, 6 months and 6 days.
The above Jacob, son of Charles and Elizabeth Mason, departed this life January 20th, 1825.
Charles, Junior, son of Charles and Elizabeth Mason, departed this life August 21st, 1858.

Elias Mason was married to Magdelan Owens on the sixth day of March, 1783.
The births of the children of Elias Mason and Magdelan, his wife, are as follows:
Joseph was born October 23d, 1785;
Elias was born November 30th, 1787;
Elizabeth was born January 28th, 1790.
The above Elias Mason, Senr., departed this life December 17th, 1793.
Stephen Sturgis was married to Sally Mason October 12th, 1807.
The above Sarah Mason departed this life June 9th, 1847.

[CULLEN]
An account of the times of the births of the children of George Cullen and Sarah, his wife, is as follows, vizi:
John Cullen was born June 7th, 176-;
Charles Mason Cullen was born January 9th, 176-;
Piercy Cullen was born September 17th, 1773 ;
Sarah Cullen was born September 14th, 1-;
Jonathan Cullen was born -- 31st, 17--.
Piercy Cullen departed this life May 24th, 178--.
Sarah Cullen, younger, departed this life December 8th, 1794.

The above named Charles M. Cullen was married to Elizabeth Dickerson on the twenty-sixth day of January, 1797.
Elisha D. Cullen, son of the abovenamed, Charles and Elizabeth, his wife, was born April 23d, 1799.

[KELLAM]
An account of the children of Thomas Kellam and Mary Mason, his wife:
Thomas Kellam and Mary Mason were married the fifteenth day of December, 1802.
Elizabeth W. Kellam was born the twenty-fourth day of April, 1804.
Joseph Mason and Mary, his wife, were married the twentieth day of November, 1807.
"(James W. Mason M.D. one among the decendants of those whose births and marriages are recorded in this book will be 38 years of age the twenty-seventh day of this present month, February, 1835. "CINCINNATI OHIO "February 5th, 1835.
"The Widow Cullen gave me this book when I was in Lewistown Del in ye year 1832. J. M. M.)

"James W. Mason departed this life (margin destroyed) Cincinnati, Ohio, at 7 o'clock in the morning.

[CARPENTER]
"This bible was presented to me by Sarah Mason widow of Joseph Mason (the younger): she resided in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she died April 14, 1843, age 74.
"Joseph Mason, her husband, died April 16th 1821, aged 57 years.
"JAMES W. MASON - "Son of Charles Jr."

Inscription of fly page of Bible: "Printed & Sold by Richard Ware at ye Bible & Sun in Amen Corner."

MARRIAGES.
Thomas H. Carpenter, Margaret M. Staton; March 4th, 1826; Philadelphia.
Thomas H. Carpenter, Cathai ne F. Marshall; September 3d, 1850; Lewes.

BIRTHS.
Thomas Howard Carpenter, son of Joseph and Mary Carpenter, born March 28th, 1804, Lewes.
Margaret M. Staton, daughter of Warrington and Hester Stanton, born Accomac County, Virginia, April 12th, 1806.
Mary Quinn, daughter of Thomas H. and Margaret Carpenter, born April 7th, 1827, Philadelphia.
Thomas Howard, son of Thomas H. and Margaret Carpenter, born December 10th, 1829, Philadelphia.
James Henry, son of Thomas H. and Margaret Carpenter, born October 9th, 1838, Lewes.
John Dorman, son of Samuel Dorman and Elizabeth Staton, born June 24th, 1818, Baltimore.
Louis Marshall Carpenter, son of Thomas H. and Catherine F. Carpenter, was born in St. Louis, Mo., September 24th, 1863.
Mary Quinn Carpenter, daughter of Thomas H. and Catherine F. Carpenter, was born August 26th, 1861.
Annie Eliza Carpenter was born St. Louis, Mo., September 24th, 1863, daughter of Thomas H. and Catherine F. Carpenter.
Thomas H. Carpenter, son of Thomas H. and Catherine F. Carpenter, wTas born St. Louis, Mo., August 19th, 1866.
James Carpenter was born May 15th, 1775.
Mary Dean was born January 16th, 1781.
Comfort H., married a Brown, Philadelphia, daughter of James and Mary Carpenter, was born June 12th, 1799.
Nancy, daughter of James and Mary Carpenter, was born January 28th, 1801; died March 24th, 1808; age 7 years, 1 month, 26 days.
Elizabeth, daughter of James and Mary Carpenter, was born November 13th, 1802.
Thomas H., son of James and Mary Carpenter, was born March 28th, 1804.
Robert Howard, son of James and Mary Carpenter, was born April 18th, 1806; died September 14th, 1808; age 2 years, 5 months, 16 days.
Mary Rodgers, daughter of James and Mary Carpenter, was born February 13th, 1808; died December 24th, 1842; age 34 years, 10 months, 11 days.
John Dean, son of James and Mary Carpenter, was born April 13th, 1810; lived in Philadelphia; died, age 49 years, 4 months, 18 days.
Jane, daughter of James and Mary Carpenter, was born July 8th, 1812; died, age 34 years, 11 months, 17 days.
Lydia, daughter of James and Mary Carpenter, was born June 28th, 1815. Married a Conwell.
Elizabeth, daughter of James and Mary Carpenter, was born January 24th, 1818.
James, son of James and Mary Carpenter, was born August 15th, 1820; died February 25th, 1842, age 21 years, 6 months, 10 days; pilot.
Margaret, daughter of James and Mary Carpenter, was born April 2d, 1822. Married H. Long.
Benjamin, son of James and Mary Carpenter, was born September 22d, 1825; emigrated to' South; married, and supposed killed on railroad.

MARRIAGES. James Carpenter and Mary Dean were married February 15th, 1798.

DEATHS.
Nancy, daughter of James and Mary, died March 24th, 1808, age 7 years, 1 month, 26 days.
Robert Howard, son of James and Mary, died September 14th, 1808; age 2 years, 5 months, 16 days.
James, son of James and Mary, died February 2 5th, 1842; age 21 years, 6 months and 10 days; pilot.
Mary Rodgers, daughter of James and Mary, died December 24th, 1842; age 34 years, 10 months, 11 days.
Jane Sweeney, daughter of James and Mary Sweeney, departed June 25th, 1847; age 34 years, 11 months, 18 days.
Thomas H., son of James and Mary, departed May 20th, 1858; age 54 years, 1 month, 32 days.
Mary, wife of James Carpenter, departed July 3d, 1858; age 77 years, 5 months, 17 days.
John Dean, son of James and Mary Carpenter, died September 1, 1859; age 49 years, 4 months and 18 days; lived in Philadelphia.
Lydia Coverdale, daughter of James and Mary Carpenter, died December 15th, 1859; age 44 years, 5 months, 17 days.
James Carpenter, departed January 7th, 1861; age 85 years, 7 months, 22 days.
James H. Carpenter, son of Thomas H. and Margaret Carpenter, died at Corning, Arkansas, November 13th, 1877.
Mary Q. Marshall, wife of J. A. Marshall, daughter of T. H. and Margaret Carpenter, died January 16th, 1886, Lewes, Del.
Catherine F. Carpenter, wife of Thomas H. Carpenter, and daughter of D. J. and Eliza A. Marshall, died June 29th, 1869; age 33 years, 6 months, 3 days.

[Tombstone Inscriptions from St. Peter's Church Yard, Lewes, Delaware]

[NORMAN]
MARRIAGES.
Thomas R. Norman and Miriam Bennett were married Tune 7th, 1798.
Thomas R. Norman, son of John and Anne Norman, was born October 22d, 1774.
Mariam Bennett, daughter of Pernal and Mariam Bennett, was born February 20th, 1779.
John B., son of Thomas R. and Mariam Norman, was born November 18th, 1799.
Mills R., son of Thomas R. and Mariam Norman, was born August 4th, 1801.
Joshua L., son of Thomas and Mariam Norman, was born December 10th, 1803.
Patience, daughter of Thomas and Mariam Norman, was born February 20th, 1806.
Annes, daughter of Thomas R. and Mariam Norman was born September 30th, 1808.
Eliza, daughter of Thomas R. and Mariam Norman, was born September 22d, 1810.
Mary, daughter of Thomas R. and Mariam Norman, was born April 8th, 1813.
Purnal Norman, son of Thomas R. and Mariam Norman, was born January 8th, 1816.
Mary Norman, daughter of Thomas R. and Mariam Norman, was born April 29th, 1818.
Thomas L. Judge Norman, son of Thomas R. and Mariam Norman, was born March 18th, 1821.
Mary, daughter of Thomas R. and Mariam Norman, died September 13th, 1814.
Thomas L. Judge, son of Thomas R. and Mariam Norman, died July 11th, 1823.
Thomas R. Norman died March 27th, 1863.
Mariam B. Norman, died September 27th, 1857.
George Orton, son of William and Hannah Orton, died 2-5-1830.
John Bennett Norman died 9-24-1853.

[SHANKLAND]
William Shankland, son of Mills and Sarah Shankland, was born October 10th, 1768.
William and Patience Shankland were married October 6th, 1789.
William Shankland died October 21st, 1819, aged 51 years and 11 days.
Patience, the daughter of Rhoads and Ann Shankland, was born January 11th, A. D. 1771.
Patience Shankland, the wife of William Shankland, died September 20th, 1790. Born of this marriage one daughter, Ann May, September 7th, 1790.
Ann May, daughter of William and Patience Shankland, was married to John H. Burton, November 30th, 1808.
John H. Burton died January 15th, 1822.
Ann May Burton and Dr. Joseph Marsh were married August 28th, 1822.
Ann May Marsh died April 12th, 1847, aged 57 years, 7 months, 5 days.
ANN MAY'S CHILDREN.
BURTON'S.
William Shankland Burton, born January 15th, 1810.
Mary Ann - Feb. 3d, 1812-Sept. 3d, 1812.
Eliza Ann - b. Feb. 20th, 1814-
Theophilus - b. May 8th, 1816-June 22d, 1825.
Caroline - b. Aug. 9th, 1818-
Mary Vaughan - b. Nov. 22d, 1820-Dec. 21st, 1822.

MARSH'S.
James P. W. Marsh, born August 23d, 1823.
John A., born June 29th, 1825.
Sarah Ann May, born August 23d, 1829.

[MAULL]
Nehemiah Maull, son of John Maull II. & Mary Marsh married 1st, Mary Keen; 2d. Mary Marrott.
Issue by second wife: Jane, born 1791; Ann Jane, born 1796; Margaret and Hannah.
Nehemiah died October 23d, 1817.
John Maull his Bible brought from Londen by Capt. Budden.
John Maull born November 28, 1714.
Mary Field, born August 1, 1719.
John Maull and Mary Field were married October 12, 1736.
ISSUE:
Nehemiah, born October 15th, 1737.
Elizabeth, born November 27th, 1739, died June 3d, 1753; John, born October 9th, 1742;
James, born October 3d, 1744, married Jane Moulder, October 16th, 1766;
Henry, born April 9th, 1747, died August 9th, 1748;
Mary, May 4th, 1749;
William, born May 6th, 1752.
John Maull, Senr., died July 27th, 1753.
Mary Field, widow of John Maull, Senr., married Luke Shields.

Peter Maull, son of John Maull and Mary Marsh, his wife, was born March 29th, 1773, married Mary Allen, daughter of Moses Allen; Mary Allen was born August 4th, 1774.
ISSUE:
Mary born August 26th, 1795;
Joseph born September 15th, 1797.
Eliza born November 21st, 1799;
Jane born January 16th, 1803;
Peter born September 27th, 1804;
Margaret born October 26th, 1806;
Hetty born September 11th, 1809;
Lydia Marsh born November 6th, 1811;
Matilda born May 25th, 1814.

Nehemiah Maull, son of John Maull and Mary Field, his wife, was born October 15th, 1737; married Mary Moulder March 19th, 1763
ISSUE:
John, born August 23d, 1764, died October 8th, 1765;
Robert, born July 19th, 1766.
Elizabeth, born August 1st, 1768.
Mary, born September 6th, 1770;
Nehemiah, born February 9th, 1774;
Rachel born
William, born August 10th, 1778.
James Maull, son of John Maull and Mary Field, his wife, was born October 3d, 1744; married Jane Moulder October 16th, 1766.
John Maull II., born October 9th, 1742;
Mary Marsh, daughter of Peter Marsh and Esther, his wife, was born December 7th, 1752;

John Maull and Mary Marsh were married March 24th, 1768.
ISSUE:
Peter, born April 9th, 1769, died August 11th, 1771;
Peter Marsh,-born April 10th, 1771;
Peter, born March 29th, 1773;
John III., born February 22d, 1775, died October 9th, 1843;
Nehemiah, born April -, 1777;
Samuel, born April 10th, 1779;
Hetty, September 25th, 1783.
John Maull III., married Sarah
ISSUE: "
James R., born October 3d, 1797;
Dedrouh, born January 14th, 1800;
John IV., born September 25th, 1802, died November 15th, 1842;
Samuel, born April 22d, 1805;
William Stette, September 29th, 1807.
William Maull, born May 6th, 1752.
William Maull and Leah Burton were married December 21st, 1777.
Hetty daughter of William and Leah Maull born 1778;
Catherine, born October 23d, 1779, married William Marshall.

Henry, son of John Maull, II., and Mary Marsh, his wife, was born September 25th, 1783;
Mary Bedford Webb, daughter of Jacob and Hannah Thompson Webb, was born at New Castle, Del., December 25th, 1778;

Henry Maull and Mary Bedford Webb were married December 19th, 1804.
ISSUE:
Hetty, born November 10th, 1806;
Charles, born November 22d, 1808;
Henry, born November 30th, 1811;
Edward, born September 22d, 1813;
George, born December 23d, 1815;
John, born December 10th, 1817;
Hannah, born September 11th, 1819;
Mary Ann W., born October 17th, 1821;
Sarah R., born August 21st, 1823;
Deborah, born October 10th, 1825;
Maria Louisa, born October 10th, 1827;
William, born February 5th, 1829.


From the Clowes Bible
1783.
Catherine Clowes within mentioned, now the widow of John Young has but one child living (viz) John Young born 28 July 1772.
Mary Clowes within mentioned, now the wife of John K. Dorman,has living four children (viz) 3 boys and 1 girl. Gerhardus Dorman born. 23d of Aug. 1772,
Nehemiah born 31 July, 1774,
Elizabeth Dorman born 29 July 1776,
John Dorman born 22d May 1779.

Meirs Clarke was married to Aletta Clowes in the year 1785.
Meirs Clarke was born the 2 of May in the year 1761. Mary Clarke daughter of Miers & Aletta Clarke was born August 28 about 3 oclock in the afternoon, on Sunday in the year 1786; was Baptized by the Rev. Sydenham Thorne.
Miers Clarke departed this life December 17, 1810.
1792, May 9, Wednesday about 9 oClock was born Sarah, daughter of Miers Clarke and Aletta, his wife.
Sept. 7, 1758, John Clowes, Jr., was married to Mary Draper by the Rev. Matthias Harris at John Spencer's Esq., about 1 in the afternoon.
Mary Draper, daughter of Isaac & Sarah Draper, was born the 10th day of November, 1739.
On frayday the 17th day of Aug. anno Domi. 1759 Between the Hours of 12 & 1 in the morning was born Sarah Clowes Daughter to John & Mary Clowes and was Baptized Munday Privately by the Reverend Matthias Harris.

On thursday the 1st day of July 1761 about 2 Oclock in the afternoon she was Siezed with a choaking fitt which ended with her life in about 9 or 10 hours afterwards and she was buried at John Havelaves on Saturday following.

1808, May 12th, at 4 Oclock in the afternoon, James Walker was married to Mary Clarke by Revd. Mr. William Hickman.
1794, Sept. 10, on Wednesday about 9 o'clock at night was born Hannah daughter to Miers Clarke and Aletta his wife.
1798, Oct. 24, on tuesday was born Elizabeth, about 11 in the morning, Daughter to Miers Clarke and Aletta his wife.
1800, July 18, about 5 in the morning, on Friday, was born Lidia, Daughter to Miers Clarke and Aletta his wife.
1803, febbruary the 1st, about 2 in the afternoon, was born, tuesday, Ester Daughter to Miers Clarke and Aletta his wife.
1805, febbruary 6th, on Wednesday morning about 1 o'clock was born Anna, Daughter to Miers Clarke and Aletta his wife.
1807, April 30, between 12 in the morning, was born Aletta, Daughter to Miers Clarke and Aletta his wife.
Mary Clowes Died the 6th of August, 1813, aged 73 years, 8 months, & 26 days.
1809, Aug. 16, on Monday, was born James Miers Walker, son of James & Mary Walker. He died March 10, aged 27 years, 4 months, 8 days.
1815, Joanna Truitt March 17, on Friday, Daughter to John and Sarah Truit.
Sarah Pinner daughter of Miers Clarke and Aletta his wife died in North Carolina Jan. 3, 1871.
1733, September 16th, at 5 in the morning, their third son David Clowes was born at Lewes and Christened there by Mr. Beckett 28 April, 1734. His sponsors were Mr. Ryves Clowes & Mrs. Comfort Clowes.
1736, July 9th, at 9 in the morning, Catharine Clowes, second daughter of John & Mary Clowes, was born at Lewes aforesaid & there Christened by the aforesaid Revd Wm Beckett on the 5th of Sept. following. Her sponsors were Mr. Daniel Nunez, Mrs. Mary Nunez & Mrs. Eliza Price.
1737, Dec. 31st, at 6 in the evening, their fourth son, Samuel Clowes, was born at Lewes & there Christened by Mr. Beckett on the 5th of March following. His sponsors were Mr. Simon Kollock, Mr. Edward Naws & Mrs. Comfort Kollock. He lived untill the 19th March, 1758, on which day being about 9 in the morning he Dyed much regretted by his friends. He was buried at Broad Kill in the burying ground of his Mother's relations there.

On Monday the 22d of March, 1762, between one and two in the afternoon was born Samuel Clowes, son to John and Mary Clowes, and Baptized on Saturday, the second of October, following, by the Rev. Matthias Harris at Pilot Town.

On Sunday, the 7th of October, 1764, at 2 Oclock in the afternoon, was born John Clowes, son to John & Mary Clowes, and was Baptized on Sunday the 29th of September, 1765, at St. Georges Chappel by the Rev. Matthias Harris, and on Sunday the 21st of September, 1766, departed this life at half after four in the afternoon with a flux of four days' continuance.
1767, on Thursday, the 7th of Aprill, at half after nine in the morning, was born Aletta Clowes, Daughter to John & Mary Clowes, and was Baptized on Wednesday, the 13 of May, at home by the Rev. Matthias Harris.


" He Baptized 85 Children here this day 46 girls & 29 boys."
1769, On Monday, the 12th of June, at half after eight in the morning, was born Sarah Clowes, Daughter to John & Mary Clowes, and on Monday, the 18 of Sept., following, was Baptized by Rev. John Andrews.

1771, on Tuesday, the 16 day of July, at eight in the morning, was born John Clowes, son to John & Mary Clowes, and on Monday, the 5 of August, following, was Baptized by the Rev. John Lyons; and the next day at 1/2 after one in the afternoon it pleased God to take his soul, and on the 7th inst. his body was intered in the Vault at John Heavcloe's.

1780, Nov. 21, their first son, Samuel, was lost in Delaware Bay in a violent storm, wind S. E., together with all the others and the vessel. Heard on the 3d of June following that he was buried on Murder Kill Beach, and on diging down to the body believe it to be the remains.

1772, On Thursday, the 20th of Aug., at 1/2 after three in the afternoon was born Isaac Clowes, son to John & Mary Clowes, and was Baptized by the Rev. John Lyon the 28 of Nov. following.

1775, Thursday, 2d day of February, at Twelve Oclock was born Peter Clowes, son to John & Mary Clowes, & on the 29th of May following was Baptized by the Rev. Mr. Samuel Tingle at our own house. He died with a bilious fever leaving one son Ezekiel Williams Clowes.

1777, Friday, Sept. 7, at 1 Oclock in the morning, was born John Clowes, son to John & Mary Clowes, & was Baptized by the Rev. Samuel Tinley on Saturday, May 28, 1778, at our own home. The reason why he was so long unbaptized was the times. Toryism prevailed & it was dangerous to go to church & the Parson seldom called on us.

1780, Friday, May 19, at 11 Oclock in the morning, was born Mary Clowes, Daughter to John & Mary Clowes, and was Baptized by the Rev. Samuel Tinley on Saturday, the 26 of August, at our own house, myself from home. July 17, 1781, she was taken with a purgeing which continued till the 3d of September when she gave up the Gost. On the 4th her remains was buried in the Vault.

1784, January 27, Our third son, John, left this life of trial & probation of a malignant quencey or the putrid ulcerous sore throat, of only three days continuance. On the 29th we laid his remains in the Vault, in extreme cold.

1789, December 9, their 2d Daughter, Sarah, wife to John Clarke, died the 4th day of her sickness, on Wednesday,
at 10 Oclock in the morning, with a violent head plurasy or inflamation of the brain; 11th we laid her in the ground at the south end of the Vault. Mr. Wilson preached her funeral the 14th. Aged 20 years & 6 months lacking 3 days. Left 2 children.

Printed and Sold by Richard Ware at ye Bible & Sun in Amen Corner. Just Published fitted to Bind up with all sorts of House Bibles a Brief Concordance for the more easy finding out of the useful Places therein Contained. by I. Downame B. D. [No Date].

Anno Domini, 1727, August 25th, at 5 afternoon, John Clowes was married unto Mary his wife at Lewes Town, in the County of Sussex on Delaware, by the Rev. William Beckett, Missionary from the Society for Propagating the Gospel.

1728, June 28th, at 4 in the morning William Clowes, eldest son of them, the said John & Mary, was born at Broad Kill, in the aforesaid County of Sussex, and was christened by the abovesaid Missionary Beckett, privately at Lewes Town, on the 28th Aug. following. Said Wm. Beckett, Jonathan Bayley, Jr, & Mrs Becket his sponsors.

1730, November 5th, at 11 in the morning John Clowes, their second son, was born at Lewes Town, and there christened by the said Mr. Beckett the 11th December following. His sponsors were Mr. Ryves Holt, Mr. John Welbor & Mrs. Holt.

1732, August 28th, at 1 in the morning their first daughter, Alletta Clowes, was born at Lewes Town, & on the 5th September following she was Christened bv Sd Mr. Beckett privately (being very ill) & on the 6th inst. at 8 in the morning she Dyed & was buried in the Church yard at Lewes.

1739-40, February the 7th, at 5 in the morning, their third Daughter, Mary Clowes, was born at Lewes & there Christened by Mr. Beckett, on the 27th of April following. Her sponsors were Mr. Cornelius Wiltbank Mrs. Margaret Kollock, & Mrs. Hester Philips.

1742, May 19th, at 7 in the morning, their fourth Daughter, Lidia Clowes, was born at Lewes, & there Christened by Mr. Beckett on the first of August following. Her Sponsors were Mr. Ryves Holt, Mrs. Catherine Holt & Mrs. Mary Nunez. 1747-8, March 12, at 10 in the morning, their fifth son, Gerhardus Clowes, was born at Parktown on the Broad Kill, in Sd County of Sussex, and was Christened by the Rev.

Mr. Usher, a Missionary at Lewes, on the 18th September following. His sponsors were the said Mr. Usher, Mr. Daniel Nunez & his own Mother.

1766, Oct. 26th, their eldest son, William, departed this life of a plurafie. He was Interred at Eliza Staytons at Broad Kill, where his former wife was buried.

1768, March 19, their son, Gerhardus, perished to Death in a Most Violent Storm of Snow on Apoquimini Creek, on Delaware River, being Drove in a Vessel there, & was there Desently Buried in an old burying ground Much lamented by his friends.

1766, Oct. 26, the foregoing William Clowes, died of a pluracy. He left 4 Children, Two by each Wife:
-1st, Catherine, born 2d, Mary, born 3d, Lydia, born 15 Nov., 1762; 4th, John, born 18th March, 1765.

1770, June 18, John Clowes, the second son mentioned in the foregoing Catalogue of Births, got this old Bible new Bound at Philadelphia, and Proposeth to enter hereunder the famely Deaths till God shall call him hence.

1769, April 24th, at 12 oClock in the day, John Clowes, esq., father of the forementioned, departed this Life in the ninth day of a plurasie, aged sixty six years and nine days; the Corps was laid in an open grave the 27th inst. and on the 5th of June was Intered in a New Vault built since his death at Mr. Heavelo's Landing. Mr. Andrews preached his funeral.

1770, May 25, at 9 oClock in the morning, David Clowes departed this Life of a disorder that had raged on him near four years, and on the 27 inst was Intered in the aforesaid Vault. Mr. Lyons preached his funeral sermon. He left only one child, a daughter; she was born at Nanticoke, 22d day of April 1767, 1783, the 9th day, the above Hannah died of a quency at 12 last night and was intered in sd vault.

1781, Nov. 25, on Sunday, at 3 in the morning, Lydia Clowes, the wife of Lot Clark, departed this Life of a Nervers Fevor; and on the 27th her Remains was laid in the Vault. On the 4th of Dec. Mr. Tillney preached her funeral sermon. She Left six Children three by first, and three Girls by her Second Husband, viz., Shepherd Conwell, born 23d July, 1765; Gerhardus Conwell, born 12th Nov., 1767; John Conwell, born 29th January; 1770; Melicent Clark, born 24th Sept., 1776; Anna Clark, born 27th April, 1778; Charlotte Clark, born 12th Feb., 1780.

1790, Feb. 24th, at 5 oClock in the morning, on Wednesday, the above mentioned John Clowes, Esq., & Judge of the Court, Died the 9th day of his sicknefs, with a violent Plurasie & inflamtion of the lungs, Aged 59 years 3 months & 18 days, & was buried at the South Corner of the Vault. Mr. Willson Preached his funeral. He objected being laid in the Vault; left his beloved wife; & Mary Clowes died 6 of August, 1813. Only 3 children out of ten survived him.
From a Bible Owned by Miss Lydia Conwell.

1783. Catherine Clowes, within mentioned, now the widow of John Young has but one child living, viz.: John Young born 28th July, 1772.

Mary Clowes, within mentioned, now the wife of John K. Dorman, has living four children, viz. three boys and one girl. Gerhardus Dorman, born 23d of August, 1772; Nehemiah, born 31st July, 1774; Elizabeth Dorman, born 29th July, 1776; John Dorman, born 22d May, 1779.

Miers Clarke was married to Aletta Clowes in the year 1785; Miers Clarke was born the 2d of May, in the year 1761.

Mary Clarke, daughter of Miers and Aletta Clarke, was born August 28th, about 3 o'clock in the afternoon, on Sunday, in the year 1786, was baptized by the Rev. Sydenham Thorne.

Miers Clarke departed this life December 17, 1810.

1792. May 9th, Wednesday, about 9 in the morning, was born Sarah Clarke, daughter to Miers Clarke and his wife.

1794. September 10th, Wednesday, about 9 o'clock at night, was born Hannah Clarke, daughter to Miers Clarke and Aletta, his wife.

1798. October 24th, on tuesday, was born Elizabeth Clarke, about 11 in the morning, daughter of Miers Clarke and Aletta, his wife.

1800. July 18th, about 5 in the morning, on Friday, was born Lidia Clarke, daughter to Miers Clarke and Aletta, his wife.

1803. February the 1st, at 2 in the afternoon, was born, tuesday, Ester Clarke, daughter to Miers Clarke and Aletta his wife.

1805. february 6th, on Wednesday morning about 1 o'clock, was born Anna Clarke, daughter to Miers Clarke and Aletta, his wife.

1807. April 30th, between 12 in the morning, was born Aletta Clarke, daughter to Miers Clarke and Aletta, his wife.
Mary Clowes died the 6th of August, 1813, aged 73 years, 8 months, and 26 days.

September 7th, 1758. John Clowes, Jr., was married to Mary Draper by the Rev. Matthias Harris at John Spencer's, Esq., about 1 in the afternoon.

Mary Draper, daughter of Isaac and Sarah Draper, was born the tenth day of November, 1739.

On frayday, the seventeenth day of August, anno Domi. 1759, between the hours of 12 and 1 in the morning, was born Sarah Clowes, daughter to John and Mary Clowes, and was baptized Munday, privately by the Reverend Matthias Harris. On thursday the first day of July, 1761, about 2 o'clock in the afternoon, she was siezed with a choaking fitt which ended with her life in about 9 or 10 hours after-wards, and she was buried at John Havelaves on Saturday following.

1808. May 12th, at 4 o'clock in the afternoon, James Walker was married to Mary Clarke, by Rev. Mr. William
Hickman.

1809. Aug. 16th, on Monday, was born James Miers Walker, son of James and Mary Walker. He died March
10th, aged 27 years, 4 months, 8 days.

1815. Joanna Truitt, March 17th, on Friday, daughter to John and Sarah Truitt.

Sarah Pinner, daughter of Miers Clarke and Aletta, his wife, died in North Carolina, January 3d, 1871.

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