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Family of John EYRE and Rebecca SHARPLESS

Husband: John EYRE (1736?-1812)
Wife: Rebecca SHARPLESS (1740-1796)
Children: Jane EYRE ( - )
William EYRE (1763-1782?)
Caleb EYRE (1767-1805)
Sarah EYRE (1772-1861)
Rebecca EYRE (1778-1826)
Beulah EYRE (1778-1861)

Husband: John EYRE

Name: John EYRE 1
Sex: Male
Father: William EYRE (1698-bef1764)
Mother: Mary DAVID ( - )
Birth 1736 (app) 2
Death (1) 4 Jun 1812 (age 75-76) Upper Chichester, PA 3
Death (2) 4 Jun 1812 (age 75-76) Upper Chichester, PA 4

Wife: Rebecca SHARPLESS

Name: Rebecca SHARPLESS
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 22 Oct 1740 1
Death 3 Feb 1796 (age 55)

Child 1: Jane EYRE

Name: Jane EYRE 1
Sex: Female
Spouse: George PALMER ( - )

Child 2: William EYRE

Name: William EYRE 5
Sex: Male
Birth 22 Feb 1763 1,6
Death 1782 (app) (age 18-19) 7

Child 3: Caleb EYRE

Name: Caleb EYRE 1,5
Sex: Male
Birth 7 Sep 1767 6
Death 11 Jun 1805 (age 37) Unmarried 8

Child 4: Sarah EYRE

Name: Sarah EYRE 1,5
Sex: Female
Spouse: George PALMER ( -1839)
Birth 19 Apr 1772 6
Death 10 Aug 1861 (age 89) Childless

Child 5: Rebecca EYRE

Name: Rebecca EYRE 1
Sex: Female
Birth 13 Nov 1778 6
Death 30 Sep 1826 (age 47) Unmarried, Aston, PA 6,9

Child 6: Beulah EYRE

Name: Beulah EYRE
Sex: Female
Spouse: Townsend THOMAS (1760-1846)
Birth 13 Nov 1778 1
Death 26 Apr 1861 (age 82) Upper Chichester twp, PA 1

Note on Husband: John EYRE - shared note

Early Church Records of Delaware Cnty, PA, Vol II by Henry C Peden Jr & John Pitts Launey, p.200.

John EYRE and Isabella CAMPBELL of Chicheser md: 29th of 4th mo 1799. John EYRE d: 4th of 6th mo 1812. Isabella md: 2nd Robert INNIS.

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Delaware cnty, PA Will # 364

EYRE, John. Upper Chichester

20 Oct 1811 - 12 Jun 1812

To wife Isabella home and property conveyed by Caleb EYRE, etc. Daughter Maryann, heirship to all real estate if she survives her mother, otherwise to heirs of wife, Isabella.

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History of Chester county, PA; under Sharpless a reference to a Rebecca Sharpless who married John Eyre.Married 1st in Chester Meeting 13 Dec 1759

Prominent member of Chichester Meeting of which he was appointed an Elder in 1776.

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1904 Descendant chart by W B Broomall of Chester, PA credits John EYRE & Rebecca SHARPLESS w/a dtr, Jane EYRE, and credits Jane as having md:George Palmer. John Hill Martin in his Chester (and

its vicinity) Delaware County In Pennsylvania 1877, p.59 credits John EYRE & Rebecca SHARPLES w/children:William b:1763, Caleb b:1767, Sarah b:1772, Rebecca b:1778, and Beulah b:1806 a twin

sister. Martin makes no mention of a Jane born to John and Rebecca. Could Sarah who md: George Palmer be Sarah Jane EYRE? Who was Beulah a twin to? Did Beulah's twin die at birth or shortly

thereafter?

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ABSTRACTS OF CHESTER COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA LAND RECORDS, Vol 4, 1753-1758 by Carol Bryant, 1998, FamilyLine Publications (now WillowBend Books)

pp.10-11

Deed. On 14 Aug 1753 Benjamn MADDOCK of Springfield, cordwainer, & Elizabeth his wife to John GALBREATH of Springfield, shopkeeper. Benjamin MADDOCK & Elizabeth his wife for 407 granted to

John GALBREATH a tract in Springfield bound by Crumb Creek, land of James CROZER, John GLEAVE, David CRAWFORD & Peter DICKS containing 111 3/4 acres being part of 300 acres John MADDOCK granted

to Benjamin MADDOCK. Signed Benjamin MADDOCK & Elizabeth MADDOCK. Delivered in the presence of James MOORE, Elish PRICE & Henry Hale GRAHAM. Received the 407 in the presence of Isaac SANDERS &

John EYRE. Recorded: 11 Oct 1753. (IJ9:57)

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1765 Chester Archives

Eyers, Jno Chester 8 acres

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http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/pa/delaware/census/1790/index.txt

Note on Wife: Rebecca SHARPLESS - shared note

Of Nether Providence at time of marriage, 13 Dec 1759History of Chester County, PA: Under Sharpless, a reference to a Rebecca Sharpless who married John Eyre

Sources

1Broomall, W. B, "1904 Pedigree Chart" (Name: Chester, Pennsylvania. W. B. Broomall. 1904.;).
Unknown.
2Swift, Robert G, "WILLS OF DELAWARE COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA 1789-1835" (Name: Westminster, Maryland, USA. Family Line Publications. 1998.;). 10-11.
Unknown.
3Peden Jr, Henry C & Launey, John Pitts, "EARLY CHURCH RECORDS OF DELAWARE COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA, Vol 2" (Name: Westminster, Maryland, USA. FamilyLine Publications. 1997. p.200;). 200.
Unknown.
4Ibid. p.200.
5Launey, John Pitts & Wright, F Edward, "EARLY CHURCH RECORDS OF DELAWARE COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA, Vol 1" (Name: Westminster, Maryland, USA. Family Line Publications. 1997.;). p.181.
Unknown.
6Peden Jr, Henry C & Launey, John Pitts, "EARLY CHURCH RECORDS OF DELAWARE COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA, Vol 2" (Name: Westminster, Maryland, USA. FamilyLine Publications. 1997. p.200;). p.38.
Unknown.
7Broomall, W. B, "1904 Pedigree Chart" (Name: Chester, Pennsylvania. W. B. Broomall. 1904.;). "b:1763, d:1782.".
Unknown.
8Peden Jr, Henry C & Launey, John Pitts, "EARLY CHURCH RECORDS OF DELAWARE COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA, Vol 2" (Name: Westminster, Maryland, USA. FamilyLine Publications. 1997. p.200;). pp.38, 200.
Unknown.
9Swift, Robert G, "WILLS OF DELAWARE COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA 1789-1835" (Name: Westminster, Maryland, USA. Family Line Publications. 1998.;). p.203.
Unknown.