1733, Abington, Pennsylvania, Tyson Family Lease To Settle Estate, Early Quakers
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1733, Abington, Pennsylvania, Tyson Family Lease To Settle Estate, Early Quakers:
This is a wonderful, original document dated 1733, Abington, Pennsylvania, where William and Margaret Hallowell, Ellis and Mary Lewis, and John Tyson have agreed to lease the estate of Matthew Tyson to Reynier Tyson for two shillings a year.....signed at bottom by William and Margaret Hallowell, Ellis and Mary Lewis, and John Tyson and on back by William Lucken and Mary Fitzwater. Document is vellum, 6x28, overall very good condition.
Interesting story of Mary, wife to Matthew Tyson, .....
Mary Potts (abt 1683-1762)of Llangurig, WALES was the orphaned daughter of Elizabeth Unknown (NOT McVeagh) and John Potts of Wales (abt 1658-bef 1698) who died in Wales persecuted for his religions beliefs.
. She came to the colonies with her 4 orphaned siblings on the ship "William Galley" in 1698, under the care of Friends, David Powell and John Morris. She was assigned to the Friends family of Isaac Shoemaker (one of the original 13 founding families of Germantown, PA) until she reached the age of majority
First Husband Matthias Tyson was born 6 mo 3 1686 at Germantown He settled in Abington Township and died there about April or May 1727 in the forty first year of his age.
They married on 1st mo [March] 29, 1708 at Abington Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, PA They had 11 children. Margaret-1708; Mary-1710, Reynier-1711, John-1713, Sarah-1714, Elizabeth(1)-1716, Isaac-1718, Matthew(1)-1710, Martha-1722, Elizabeth(2)-1723*note and Matthew(2)-1727*note MATTHIAS TYSON died Apr/May 1727 at Abington Twp, Montgomery Cnty.
After the death of her husband, MARY POTTS-TYSON m. 2nd *Thomas Fitzwater* on 10th mo [Dec] 25, 1732 at Abington Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
William and Elizabeth (Tyson) Lucken were ancestors of President Theodore Roosevelt, and of his niece Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, through their daughter Elizabeth (Lukens) Potts.William Lukens, son of Jan Lucken and Mary (Tyson) Lucken, was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania, February 22, 1687-88. He resided in Upper Dublin Township, and in 1718 was an overseer of Horsham Friends Meeting.
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