Rachel Gilpin

Rachel Gilpin

Female 1696 - 1776  (80 years)

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  • Name Rachel Gilpin 
    Born 12 Feb 1696  Birmingham, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Burial 1776  Kennett Friends Burial Ground, Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 1776  Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 20 May 1776  [1, 2, 3
    Person ID I22920  mytree
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 

    Father Joseph Gilpin,   b. 8 Jun 1663, Warborough, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1739, Birmingham, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Hannah Glover,   b. 1665, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1757  (Age 92 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 23 Feb 1691  [4
    Notes 
    • Joseph and Hannah had 15 children. In 1695 they emigrated from England to New Castle, DE, to take possession of a plantation in Birmingham, Chester, PA which was given to them by Hannah's uncle. Once there they dug a cave where they lived for 4-5 years and gave birth to 2 children before building a house. When Joseph died he had 45 living grandchildren. When Hannah died she was survived by 12 children and 62 grandchildren; 133 living descendants in all.
    Family ID F5717  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joshua Peirce,   b. 5 Jan 1684, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1752, East Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 15 Nov 1722  [1
    Children 
     1. Joshua Peirce,   b. 22 Mar 1723, East Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 23 Jul 1803, East Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 80 years)  [natural]
     2. Joseph Peirce,   b. 16 Dec 1725, East Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1811  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
    +3. Caleb Peirce,   b. 2 Dec 1727, East Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1815, Kennett, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [natural]
     4. Isaac Peirce,   b. 1729, East Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 4 Mar 1813, East Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 84 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F8766  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Feb 1696 - Birmingham, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1776 - Kennett Friends Burial Ground, Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1776 - Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Rachel Gilpin was born in her family's cave.

  • Sources 
    1. [S170] Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania, John W. Jordan, (Name: Clearfield Company Inc.; Location: New York and Chicago; Date: 1911;), p426.

    2. [S57] Find A Grave.

    3. [S74] Internet, http://pennock.ws/surnames/index.html.

    4. [S170] Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania, John W. Jordan, (Name: Clearfield Company Inc.; Location: New York and Chicago; Date: 1911;), p424.


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