John Maris

Individual

Born: 21 May 1669 in Inkberrow, Worcestershire, England

Died: 8 Mar 1747/48 in Springfield, Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania

Father: George Maris Jr. (1632 – 1704/05)

Mother: Alice ? (? – 1698/99)

Family #1

Spouse/Partner: Susanna Lewis (1673 – 1746/47)

Married: 21 Sep 1693 in Haverford, Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania

Child: George Maris (1694 – 1760)

Child: Sarah Maris (1696/97 – ?)

Child: Alice Maris (1699/00 – ?)

Child: Mary Maris (1699/00 – ?)

Child: Hannah Maris (1702 – ?)

Child: Susanna Maris (1704 – ?)

Child: Jane Maris (1705 – 1720)

Child: Katharine Maris (1707 – ?)

Child: John Maris (1709 – 1792)

Child: James Maris (1711 – 1720)

Child: Elizabeth Maris (1713 – 1720)

Notes:

John arrived with his parents and siblings in the Province of Pennsylvania on the "Bristol Comfort" (John Read, master) on 1 Oct 1683 at Upland. It appears that they spent a short time at Darby prior to settling in Springfield township.

He was a member of the Chester County Assembly in 1709, 1712, 1716, 1719, and 1720.

Change Date

This data was last changed on 21 Jul 2008, and is stored in datafile B.

Primary and Secondary Sources

(see About Sources)

Genealogy of the Dunwoody and Hood Families and Collateral Branches
by Gilbert Cope; Minneapolis: Tribune Printing Co., 1987. [applies to name, birth, death, marriage]
Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684
by Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr (editor); Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1970. [applies to name]
The Maris Family in the United States
by George L. & Annie M. Maris; 1885. [applies to name, marriage, notes]

Research Notes (source comments, unreliable information)

John's death date is only recorded as the single year 1747. This is assumed to be in the Julian Calendar.