John Mendenhall

Last updated 4 Sep 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: 30 Oct 1659

Died: 1758

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 (John Mendenhall)

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 1 (PDF page 52)

Comment: Source includes name (John 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 (John 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 (8 mo. 30, 1659).

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death

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 year (1758).

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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 John 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 John Mendenhall as a biological child of Joan Mendenhall.

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Family #1

Spouse/Partner: Elizabeth Maris (1665 – 1708)

Married: 5 Aug 1685 in , Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania, British America

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

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 on which wedding was reported to the meeting (9 mo. 8, 1708 [the marriage likely occured before this]) and meeting [and probable ceremony] location (Concord Meeting, Chester County, Pa.).

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 1 (PDF page 52)

Comment: Source includes year (1685).

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 (6 mo. 5, 1685 [old style]) and location (Darby Meeting, Chester County, Pa.).

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 230 (PDF page 361)

Comment: Source includes date (1708) of marriage to Hester Dix. This surname is that of her first husband; it is not her birth surname.

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Family #2

Spouse/Partner: Hester Maddock (? – ?)

Married: Bef 8 Nov 1708 in , Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania, British America

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

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 on which wedding was reported to the meeting (9 mo. 8, 1708 [the marriage likely occured before this]) and meeting [and probable ceremony] location (Concord Meeting, Chester County, Pa.).

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 1 (PDF page 52)

Comment: Source includes year (1685).

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 (6 mo. 5, 1685 [old style]) and location (Darby Meeting, Chester County, Pa.).

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 230 (PDF page 361)

Comment: Source includes date (1708) of marriage to Hester Dix. This surname is that of her first husband; it is not her birth surname.

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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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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

FOLLOWUP

John Mendenhall and Elizabeth Maris had three children. They were George (b. 14 Aug 1686, d. 1758), John (b. 3 Jun 1688), and Aaron (b. 20 Nov 1690, d. 30 Jun 1765). [book-mendenhalls-a-genealogy-1969, book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885]

George was a miller, and never married. Brothers John and Aaron married sisters Susannah and Rose (d. 29 Mar 1771) Pierson, daughters of Thomas and Rose (Dixson) Pierson). Both marriages took place at Concord Meeting in Chester County, Pennsylvania. John's and Susannah's marriage was reported on 10 Oct 1709. Aaron married Rose on 16 Jun 1715. [book-mendenhalls-a-genealogy-1969]

Supporting evidence for:
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: Pages 1,3 (PDF pages 52,54)

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

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