Last updated 5 Sep 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.
Born: Abt 1658 in , , , England
Died: 11 Mar 1732/33
Spouse/Partner: Rachel Newlin (? – 1742)
Residence: Abt 1695 at Edgmont Township, Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania, British America
General Notes and Anecdotes
Ephraim was one of the signers of the testimony against selling rum to the Indians at the Yearly Meeting of Friends that was held 7 Sep 1687. [book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887]
Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)
Ephraim emigrated from England and may have arrived in Maryland on 3 Feb 1684/85. [book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887]
Ephraim Jackson and Rachel Newlin had children John (b. 26 Mar 1697), Joseph (first) (b. 19 Aug 1698, d. 6 Nov 1698), Joseph (second) (b. 13 Sep 1699, d. 1760), Nathaniel (b. 17 Aug 1701), Josiah (b. 20 Jan 1702/3, d. 1 Mar 1714/15), Samuel (b. 13 Feb 1704/05), Ephraim (b. 7 Jan 1706/07), Mary (b. 3 Jun 1708), Rachel (b. 10 Jul 1710, d. 11 Apr 1749), and Nathan. ----- John married Jane Swayne, Joseph firstly married (18 Oct 1722) Hannah Pennell, and secondly married (18 Apr 1734) Susanna Miller, Samuel married Ann Johnson, Ephraim married Mary Regester, Mary married Benjamin Johnson, Rachel married Nathan Yarnall, and Nathan was disowned 25 Jan 1741/42 for marriage out of unity (to a wife who was not a member of the Society of Friends). [book-genealogy-of-the-sharpless-family-1887]
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