Ruth Gilpin

Ruth Gilpin

Female 1697 - 1760  (63 years)

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  • Name Ruth Gilpin 
    Born 28 Aug 1697  Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Burial 1760  Kennett Friends Burial Ground, Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 1760  Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 30 Aug 1760  Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I22929  mytree
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2022 

    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 Joseph Mendenhall,   b. 17 Mar 1691, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1748, Pennsbury, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1718  Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Isaac Mendenhall,   b. 3 Aug 1719, Kennett, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1803, Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
     2. Hannah Mendenhall,   b. 24 Jan 1721, Kennett, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Joseph Mendenhall,   b. 16 Mar 1723, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1749, New Castle, New Castle, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)  [natural]
     4. Benjamin Mendenhall,   b. 8 Apr 1728, Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1797  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     5. Ann Mendenhall,   b. 14 Mar 1731,   d. 21 Oct 1769  (Age 38 years)  [natural]
     6. Stephen Mendenhall,   b. 17 Nov 1733  [natural]
     7. Jesse Mendenhall,   b. 12 Dec 1735  [natural]
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F8770  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Aug 1697 - Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Oct 1718 - Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1760 - Kennett Friends Burial Ground, Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1760 - Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Aug 1760 - Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Ruth Gilpin was probably 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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