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Notes for John Comfort and Ann Ivins

1797 Ann Ivins, daughter of Aaron and Ann Ivins of the Falls, and John Comfort were married on October 18, at the Falls Monthly Quaker Meeting, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Witnessed by Levina Ivins, Aaron Ivins, Ann Ivins, Mary Ivins, Isaac Ivins, and Barclay Ivins, among others. [1] [2] [3] [4]

1798 Ann Comfort, late Ivins, a minor above the age of 14, petitioned the Orphans Court at Bucks County that she is entitled to considerable estate real and personal of her father Aaron Ivins deceased who died intestate. Dated February 5. Petition to appoint John Comfort, her husband as her guardian. [5] [6]

1801 Isaac Ivins, son of Aaron (deceased) and Ann Ivins, late of Falls Twp, Bucks County, and Elizabeth Howard were married on November 12, at Upper Springfield Twp, Monmouth County. Witnessed by Ann and John Comfort and many others. [7]


[1] Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Bucks County Pennsylvania, Marriages and Births, Book B, 138, [AncestryImage].

[2] John B. Linn and William Henry Egle, Pennsylvania Archives, Second Series, Volume 9. (Marriages to 1810, Volume 2) (1890), 239, [InternetArchive], [GoogleBooks].

[3] William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. 2 [NJ and Pennsylvania] (1938), 1005, [HathiTrust].

[4] Cecilia C. and Roland B. Botting, Comfort Families of America (1971), [FHLCatalog].

[5] Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994, Bucks, Orphans Court Docket 2-344, FHL film 172918, image 351, file 1131, [FamilySearchImage].

[6] Thomas G Myers, Bucks County, Pennsylvania Orphans' Court Records 1685-1852 (1939), 141.

[7] Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Records of Marriage Certificates from Upper Springfield Meeting, commencing 1783, 63, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].