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Sunday, April 11, 2010

Bell 7512

7512. Thomas Stackhouse [Yorkshire, England}

10/3/1646, “Assignment of parcel of ground in Wharfe. 1. Thomas Stackhouse of Austwick, feltmaker 2. John Bradley [of Wharfe], tailor [Former ref: MCM 172].” (S) Yorkshire Arch. Soc., H. L. Bradfer-Lawrence Collection.
1651, “Thomas Stackhouse and John Stackhouse v William Husband: money matters, Yorks.” (S) UK National Archives.

Family notes:
• Stackhouse–Heaton family location of Warfe, Settle, Clapham, Giggleswick, & Austwick are all co-located in West Riding, Yorkshire.
• 2/12/1659, “Will of John Stackhouse, Gentleman of Settle, Yorkshire.” (S) UK National Archives. [Possibly the father of Thomas.]
• 12/3/1607, “Grant of premises at Paley Greene, Giggleswick … John Bankes of Giggleswick, Hugh Stackhouse of the same … “ (S) UK National Archives. [Possibly father of John.]
• 12/3/1651, “Will of Issabell Stackhouse, Widow of Sigleswicke, Yorkshire.” (S) UK National Archives.

Children of Thomas and ?:

i. John Stackhouse ( 3756), born 1638 in England.

ii. Thomas Stackhouse Sr, born ~1655 in Yorkshire, England.
[the “Sr” was to differentiate him from his nephew Thomas ( 1878) the “younger”.]
In England, Thomas married Margery Heahurst.
1675, “Stackhouse, Thomas – recognizance.” (S) UK National Archives.
10/22/1682, Thomas and his wife Margery arrived in PA on the ship “Lamb”. See No. 3758.
Thomas settled on 312 acres on the Neshaminy, where Langhorne stands.
11/15/1682 Margery died, and was one of the 1st burials of Middletown.
1/11/1683, Thomas an appraiser of the estate of Thomas Wigelsworth of Neshaminah Creek.
1687, Thomas Holme’s map, lumped in a bloc between Middletown and Newtown with “…, Widow Crosdal, …, widdow Bond, and Thomas Stackhouse”.
9/1692, Thomas attended the “Phildelphia Yearly Meeting” and with 212 others signed a “Minute” against preacher George Keith.
1/1702 Thomas married married Margaret, Christopher Atkinson's widow, and moved to Bensalem.
1706, Thomas died without descendents. (S) Will of Thomas Stackhouse Sr, 9/26/1705, Philadelphia, WB–C, P40.
(S) The History Of Bucks County, PA, Chapter XI, Middletown, 1692; Davis, 1905.

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