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Notes for Samuel Lippincott and Hope Wills

1684 Samuel the son of Freedom and Mary Lippincott was born the 24 day of ye tenth month in the year 1684. Burlington meeting. [1] [2] [3]

1707 Samuel Lippincott Jr, Benjamin Moore, Thomas Stokes, John Stokes, and others signed a letter to New Jersey governor Lord Cornbury disagreeing with the governor's prohibition of warrants in West Jersey. [4]

1715 On 17 of month 9 (November), Freedom Lippincott, of Evesham, and Elizabeth Wills, daughter of John Wills of Northampton, were married at Northampton meeting, Burlington County, New Jersey. Witnessed by Samuel Lippincott and Hope Lippincott and Hope Wills, and others. [5]

1739 Samuel Lipppincott voted in an election in Burlington County, New Jersey. [6]

Research Notes:

For the ancestry of Samuel Lippincott, see [7].


[1] Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Burlington Monthly Meeting, Minutes, 1677-1777 (includes many different types of records), 19 or 41, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[2] Hannah Benner Roach, "Seventeenth Century Birth Records in the Delaware Valley," Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine 27 (1966), 83-91, at 87.

[3] Charlotte D. Meldrum, Early Church Records of Burlington County, New Jersey, Vol. 1 (1994), 2.

[4] William A. Whitehead, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 3. (Administration 1703-1709) (1881), 164, of 164-65, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[5] Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Burlington Monthly Meeting, Marriages, Births and Deaths, 1677-1765, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[6] John J. Thompson, "Poll Book of an Election in 1739, Burlington County, New Jersey," The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 18 (1894), 185-193, at 187, columns 3 and 4, [GoogleBooks].

[7] Richard Haines, Ancestry of the Haines, Sharp, Collins, Wills, Gardiner, Prickett, Eves, Evans, Moore, Troth, Borton, and Engle Families (1902), 290, [InternetArchive], [HathiTrust].