Jesse Maris

Last updated 10 Sep 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: 18 Dec 1727

Died: 20 Nov 1811

Father: George Maris (1694 – 1760)

Mother: Hannah Massey (1699 – ?)

Supporting evidence for:
name

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885: George L. Maris and Annie M. Maris (compilers), The Maris Family in the United States: A Record of the Descendants of George and Alice Maris, 1683–1885; West Chester, Pennsylvania: F. S. Hickman, 1885; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 20 Apr 2018), held by General Library of University of Michigan [Source includes abstracts from wills and other documents, along with interviews with contemporary descendants.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 7 (PDF page 58)

Comment: Source includes name (Jesse [Maris]).

estate-proved-george-maris-1760: Proved will for George Maris (1760); Pennsylvania, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 4 Sep 2021) > "Chester > Will Books D-E, Vol 4-5, 1755-1774" images 154-155; citing “Will Book D, Vol 4, 1755-1767; Register of Wills, Chester County, Pennsylvania” [This registry is a sequence of the official (presumably transcribed) wills held by the county. Each will starts at the end of the previous in run-on fashion. Page numbers are at the top center of each page.]

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Comment: Source includes name (Jesse Maris).

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birth

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885: George L. Maris and Annie M. Maris (compilers), The Maris Family in the United States: A Record of the Descendants of George and Alice Maris, 1683–1885; West Chester, Pennsylvania: F. S. Hickman, 1885; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 20 Apr 2018), held by General Library of University of Michigan [Source includes abstracts from wills and other documents, along with interviews with contemporary descendants.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 7 (PDF page 58)

Comment: Source includes date (10, 18, 1727 [old style]).

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death

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885: George L. Maris and Annie M. Maris (compilers), The Maris Family in the United States: A Record of the Descendants of George and Alice Maris, 1683–1885; West Chester, Pennsylvania: F. S. Hickman, 1885; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 20 Apr 2018), held by General Library of University of Michigan [Source includes abstracts from wills and other documents, along with interviews with contemporary descendants.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 7 (PDF page 58)

Comment: Source includes date (11, 20, 1811).

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father

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885: George L. Maris and Annie M. Maris (compilers), The Maris Family in the United States: A Record of the Descendants of George and Alice Maris, 1683–1885; West Chester, Pennsylvania: F. S. Hickman, 1885; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 20 Apr 2018), held by General Library of University of Michigan [Source includes abstracts from wills and other documents, along with interviews with contemporary descendants.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 7 (PDF page 58)

Comment: Source identifies Jesse [Maris] as a child of George Maris. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

estate-proved-george-maris-1760: Proved will for George Maris (1760); Pennsylvania, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 4 Sep 2021) > "Chester > Will Books D-E, Vol 4-5, 1755-1774" images 154-155; citing “Will Book D, Vol 4, 1755-1767; Register of Wills, Chester County, Pennsylvania” [This registry is a sequence of the official (presumably transcribed) wills held by the county. Each will starts at the end of the previous in run-on fashion. Page numbers are at the top center of each page.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 300 (image 154)

Comment: Source identifies Jesse Maris as a son of George Maris. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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mother

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885: George L. Maris and Annie M. Maris (compilers), The Maris Family in the United States: A Record of the Descendants of George and Alice Maris, 1683–1885; West Chester, Pennsylvania: F. S. Hickman, 1885; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 20 Apr 2018), held by General Library of University of Michigan [Source includes abstracts from wills and other documents, along with interviews with contemporary descendants.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 7 (PDF page 58)

Comment: Source identifies Jesse [Maris] as a child of Hannah Massey. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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General Notes and Anecdotes

Jesse was the high sheriff of Chester County, Pennsylvania from Oct. 1769 to Oct. 1771. [book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885]

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general notes

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885: George L. Maris and Annie M. Maris (compilers), The Maris Family in the United States: A Record of the Descendants of George and Alice Maris, 1683–1885; West Chester, Pennsylvania: F. S. Hickman, 1885; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 20 Apr 2018), held by General Library of University of Michigan [Source includes abstracts from wills and other documents, along with interviews with contemporary descendants.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 7 (PDF page 58)

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

FOLLOWUP

Jesse firstly married (22 Aug 1754) Rebecca Owen, daughter of John and Hannah (Maris) Owen, and thus his cousin. He secondly married (4, Sep 1771) Jane Ashbridge. [book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885]

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research notes

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885: George L. Maris and Annie M. Maris (compilers), The Maris Family in the United States: A Record of the Descendants of George and Alice Maris, 1683–1885; West Chester, Pennsylvania: F. S. Hickman, 1885; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 20 Apr 2018), held by General Library of University of Michigan [Source includes abstracts from wills and other documents, along with interviews with contemporary descendants.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 7 (PDF page 58)

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