Benjamin Mendenhall

Last updated 6 Sep 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: 14 Apr 1662

Died: Apr 1740

Father: Thomas Mendenhall (? – ?)

Mother: Joan ____ (? – ?)

Supporting evidence for:
name

book-colonial-families-of-pennsylvania-v1-1911: John W. Jordan (editor), Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania, Volume 1; New York and Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1911; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018), held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center [This volume contains a history of Pennsylvania along with personal memoirs, and was published under the auspices of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 614 (PDF page 654) Thomas Marshall

Comment: Source includes name (Benjamin Mendenhall).

book-mendenhalls-a-genealogy-1969: The Mendenhalls; database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed on multiple dates); citing "Henry Hart Beeson, The Mendenhalls: A Genealogy; Houston, unknown, 1991" [This is a privately published genealogy, and appears to be typed rather than typeset. Reference is made to some original records, but there are no images or transcripts included.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 2 (image 4), accessed 29 Aug 2009

Comment: Source includes name (Benjamin Mendenhall).

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birth

book-mendenhalls-a-genealogy-1969: The Mendenhalls; database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed on multiple dates); citing "Henry Hart Beeson, The Mendenhalls: A Genealogy; Houston, unknown, 1991" [This is a privately published genealogy, and appears to be typed rather than typeset. Reference is made to some original records, but there are no images or transcripts included.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 2 (image 4), accessed 29 Aug 2009

Comment: Source includes date (2 mo. 14, 1662).

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death

book-colonial-families-of-pennsylvania-v1-1911: John W. Jordan (editor), Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania, Volume 1; New York and Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1911; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018), held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center [This volume contains a history of Pennsylvania along with personal memoirs, and was published under the auspices of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 614 (PDF page 654) Thomas Marshall

Comment: Source includes year (1740).

book-mendenhalls-a-genealogy-1969: The Mendenhalls; database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed on multiple dates); citing "Henry Hart Beeson, The Mendenhalls: A Genealogy; Houston, unknown, 1991" [This is a privately published genealogy, and appears to be typed rather than typeset. Reference is made to some original records, but there are no images or transcripts included.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 2 (image 4), accessed 29 Aug 2009

Comment: Source includes date (2 mo. 1740).

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father

book-mendenhalls-a-genealogy-1969: The Mendenhalls; database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed on multiple dates); citing "Henry Hart Beeson, The Mendenhalls: A Genealogy; Houston, unknown, 1991" [This is a privately published genealogy, and appears to be typed rather than typeset. Reference is made to some original records, but there are no images or transcripts included.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 2 (image 4), accessed 29 Aug 2009

Comment: Source identifies Benjamin Mendenhall as a biological child of Thomas Mendenhall.

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mother

book-mendenhalls-a-genealogy-1969: The Mendenhalls; database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed on multiple dates); citing "Henry Hart Beeson, The Mendenhalls: A Genealogy; Houston, unknown, 1991" [This is a privately published genealogy, and appears to be typed rather than typeset. Reference is made to some original records, but there are no images or transcripts included.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 2 (image 4), accessed 29 Aug 2009

Comment: Source identifies Benjamin Mendenhall as a biological child of Joan Mendenhall.

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Family

Spouse/Partner: Ann Pennell (? – 1749)

Married: 17 Apr 1689 in , Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania, British America

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

book-colonial-families-of-pennsylvania-v1-1911: John W. Jordan (editor), Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania, Volume 1; New York and Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1911; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018), held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center [This volume contains a history of Pennsylvania along with personal memoirs, and was published under the auspices of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 614 (PDF page 654) Thomas Marshall

Comment: Source notes marriabge of Benjamin Mendenhall and Ann Pennell.

book-mendenhalls-a-genealogy-1969: The Mendenhalls; database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed on multiple dates); citing "Henry Hart Beeson, The Mendenhalls: A Genealogy; Houston, unknown, 1991" [This is a privately published genealogy, and appears to be typed rather than typeset. Reference is made to some original records, but there are no images or transcripts included.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 2 (image 4), accessed 29 Aug 2009

Comment: Source includes date (2 mo. 17, 1689) and location (Concord Meeting, Chester County, Pa.).

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Child: Ann Mendenhall (1690 – ?)

Child: Benjamin Mendenhall (1691 – 1743)

Child: Joseph Mendenhall (1692 – 1748)

Child: Moses Mendenhall (1694 – 1731)

Child: Hannah Mendenhall (1696 – 1770)

Child: Samuel Mendenhall (1698 – ?)

Child: Rebecca Mendenhall (1699 – 1727)

Child: Ann Mendenhall (1703 – 1784)

Child: Nathan Mendenhall (1705 – ?)

Child: Robert Mendenhall (1713 – 1785)

Miscellaneous Facts

Events

Emigration: 1686 at , , , England

Supporting evidence for:
events

book-colonial-families-of-pennsylvania-v1-1911: John W. Jordan (editor), Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania, Volume 1; New York and Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1911; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018), held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center [This volume contains a history of Pennsylvania along with personal memoirs, and was published under the auspices of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 614 (PDF page 654) Thomas Marshall

Comment: Source includes year (1686) and location (Mildenhall, County Suffolk, England) of the emigration of siblings Mary, Benjamin, John, and Moses Mendenhall. However, Mildenhall is not a seaport, so it is assumed this is where they lived, not the port from which they embarked.

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Attributes

Residence: Bef 1686 at , Mildenhall, County Suffolk, England

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

book-colonial-families-of-pennsylvania-v1-1911: John W. Jordan (editor), Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania, Volume 1; New York and Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1911; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018), held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center [This volume contains a history of Pennsylvania along with personal memoirs, and was published under the auspices of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 614 (PDF page 654) (Thomas Marshall)

Comment: Source includes year (1686) and location (Mildenhall, County Suffolk, England) of the emigration of siblings Mary, Benjamin, John, and Moses Mendenhall. However, Mildenhall is not a seaport, so it is assumed this is where they lived, not the port from which they embarked.

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General Notes and Anecdotes

Benjamin was a member of the Provincial Assembly in 1714. [book-colonial-families-of-pennsylvania-v1-1911]

Supporting evidence for:
general notes

book-colonial-families-of-pennsylvania-v1-1911: John W. Jordan (editor), Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania, Volume 1; New York and Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1911; book image (PDF), Internet Archive (https://archive.org: accessed 21 Apr 2018), held by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center [This volume contains a history of Pennsylvania along with personal memoirs, and was published under the auspices of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 614 (PDF page 654) Thomas Marshall

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