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Thursday, April 8, 2010

Robert Longshore & Margaret Cock

1876. Robert Longshore & 1877. Margaret Cock {Bucks Co. & Philadelphia Co. PA}

1655, Robert born in Wigan, Lancashire, England, s/o 3752. Thomas Longshore & 3753. Christinna ?.
1667, Margaret born in New Sweden, PA, d/o 3754. Peter Cock & 3755. Margaret Lom.
1671, 4-year old Margaret lives with her father on Cock’s Island. (S) 1671 Census of DE by Craig, P22.
7/6/1673, “Wigan. Robert Langshawe, gent. Witnesses. James Ford and William Laithwaite.” (S) UK National Archives.
10/28/1682, Robert arrived in PA on the ship “Welcome” with William Penn. Capt. Greenway was the Master. The day before they had arrived at New Castle. Penn induced “Friends – Quakers” to emigrate, the terms being 40 shillings per hundred acres, and “shares” of 5,000 acres for 100 pounds.
“Robert Langshaw” signed a document addressed to the Bailiffs and Burgess of Wigan, to have and to hold a fair and Count Leet in the town of Wigan, Lancashire, England.
1683, Robert was known to be a Deputy Surveyor for William Penn. He helped survey make plans for Philadelphia. (S) UK National Archives, John Bellars’ land in West Jersey.
10/7/1685, Margaret, “about 19”, testified in her sister Brita’s lawsuit against John Rambo. (S) PA Colonial Cases, Pennypacker, P81.
6/25/1687, Robert married Margaret on Kilpha island, Philadelphia, PA. This is the same day that Margaret’s father wrote his will of which Robert was a witness.
9/29/85, Robert patented 500 acres in Bristol Township, Bucks Co., PA. (S) Minute Book “G” Of Propriety. Robert sold this land in parcels.
6/19/1687, Robert bought 16 acres; which he sold 10/3/1687. (S) Minute Book “G” Of Propriety.
1689, Robert Longshore drew up “An Alphabetical List of Lands taken up by Several Purchasers, Renters and Old Renters within the County of Chester, and the Quantityes Certified.”
8/1689, Robert owned a 50 foot lot on Market St. in Philadelphia. (S) Penn State Library Record of Surveys of Philadelphia, “As Far As Eight-Street from Delaware”.
7/1690, “ …his attorneys, … and Robert Longshore, became surety in one hundred pounds that the plaintiff would prosecute …” (S) The Court, Bench, And Bar Of Delaware County, Chapter XXV. [Note: All the persons herein mentioned as attorneys were laymen.]
11/24/1690, “Robert Longshore Requests that he may take up of Cripple before his house on the Skullkill, which is about 50 or 60 Acres, at a Bushell of wheat p’r 100, which was granted, provided he incommode not his Neighbours and do forthwith Ditch and Improve the same.” (S) Minute Book “D” Of Propriety.
1/14/1691, Robert witnessed and executor of the will of Jonas Nelson [Nilsson].
7/5/1691, Robert an Attorney for John King. (S) Minute Book “F” Of Propriety.
9/7/1691, Robert requested a patent of 80 acres of Liberty Land on the East side of the Skullkill. (S) Minute Book “E” Of Propriety.
1692, Robert in Petition, PA. (S) PA Co., PA Early Census Index.
7/27/1692, Robert produced a deed from John sharples. [Probably acting as an lawyer]. (S) Minute Book “E” Of Propriety.
1693, Robert a surveyor. (S) PA Archives Series 2: Vol. IX: Part II: Section 4: List of Officers of the Colonies on the Delaware and the Province of Pennsylvania, 1614-1776.
1693, Robert on DE river – 4 total, wife and 2 children. They lived at Kingsessing on land valued at £200. (S) The 1693 Census of the Swedes on the Delaware; SAG, Vol. 9:1, Mar. 1989.
4/18/1694, Robert witnessed the will of Andres Swanson Boone.
8/30/1694, Robert witnessed the will of Peter Rambo Sr.
1694 Robert died intestate in Philadelphia, PA.
3/12/1695, Margaret received letters of administration for Robert’s estate.
1696, Margaret married 2nd Thomas Jenner, and English tailor, born ~1670 in PA. (S) “Robert Longshore, who dying Intestate, and his widow, Marg't, Intermarrying with Tho. Jennett, …” dated 10/13/1697. (S) Minute Book “G” Of Propriety.
8/15/1701 Margaret wrote her will: (S) Philadelphia Co., PA Wills, 1682-1819, Bk B, P129. “Jenner, Margaret. Kinsessin, Philadelphia. Widow. 8/15/1701. Children Euclid and Alice Longshore and Mary Jenner. Executors: James Cooper of Darby, cloth worker, and Paul Saunders of Chester, tanner.” Witnesses: Peter Cock, Anders Longacre. (S) PA Gen. Mag., 3:152
10/5/1701, Margaret died in Kingsessing, Philadelphia, PA.
11/19/1701 Margaret’s will proved. [Contested by her brother John Cock].
(S) Wills: Abstracts, Book A : 1682 - 1699: Philadelphia Co, PA.

Children of Robert and Margaret:

i. Euclydus Longshore ( 938), born 1692 in PA.
(S) Will of Margaret.

ii. Alice “Elsa” Longshore, born 6/2/1693 in PA.
(S) Will of Margaret.
2/1/1713, William disciplined for “disunity” at the Falls Monthly Meeting.
1714 Alice married William Scarborough, born 1691, s/o John Scarborough and Mary Person, in Middletown, Bucks Co., PA.
4/1727, William died.
2/4/1747, Alice died.
William Scarborough Jr, born 1713 in Solebury, PA.
1883 he died in Solebury, PA.
Euclidus Scarborough, born 1714 in Solebury, PA.
1744 in Solebury, PA he married Mary Dean.
2/1795 he died in Harford, MD.
Lydia Scarborough, born ? in PA.
Martha Scarborough, born ? in PA.
Sarah Scarborough, born ? in PA.

Children of Thomas and Margaret:

i. Maria Jenner, born 1697 in Phildelphia Co., PA.
(S) Will of Margaret.

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