Mahlon Stacy1

M, #1785, d. April 1704
  • Marriage*: 29 July 1668; Clown, Yorkshire, England; m. 29 5th mo [July] 1668 at G. Watkin's at Clown, recorded at Balby [Barlby] Monthly Meeting, Yorkshire
    (cites "Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Quarterly Meeting" in "Quaker Digest: Registers of Births, marriages, and Burials for England and Wales, c. 1650-1837"); Principal:Rebecca Ely1
  • Death*: April 1704; Burlington Co., New Jersey; Will probated
  • Burial*: 5 April 1704; Nottingham Twp., Burlington Co., New Jersey; "Mahlon Stacy came out of Yorkshire in old England ffrom a plas cald dorrhous [----- -----] & was buried the 5th day of ye 2th mo 1704 att a burying plase in Nottinggam in the County of burlingtion in the province aforsd"2
Last Edited: 27 Mar 2012

Family:

Rebecca Ely d. bt 20 Aug 1711 - 7 Sep 1711
  • Marriage*: 29 July 1668; Clown, Yorkshire, England; m. 29 5th mo [July] 1668 at G. Watkin's at Clown, recorded at Balby [Barlby] Monthly Meeting, Yorkshire
    (cites "Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Quarterly Meeting" in "Quaker Digest: Registers of Births, marriages, and Burials for England and Wales, c. 1650-1837"); Principal:Rebecca Ely1

Children:

Elizabeth Stacy+9 b. 17 Oct 1670
John Stacy9 b. 30 Nov 1671
Sarah Stacy9 b. 4 Sep 1675
Mary Stacy9 b. 12 Jun 1677, d. Apr 1763
Ruth Stacy+ 10 b. 30 Sep 1680, d. 9 Jun 1755
Rebecca Stacy9 b. 30 Sep 1682
Rebecca Stacy9 b. 8 Jun 1684
Mahlon Stacy9 b. 7 Apr 1686, d. 1742

Notes

  • Immigration*: 1678; Burlington Co., New Jersey
  • Note*: Mahlon Stacy, of Ballifield, Yorkshire, England, acquired a one tenth interest in the province of West Jersey. He came to America with wife, children and servants, sailing on the "Shield", arriving east bank of the Delaware in New Jersey on 10 Nov 1678, settling on the site that became Trenton. He erected a mill there. He held many offices.
    See cited sources for additional biographies.3,4,5,6
  • Note: Hatcher gives Mahlon Stacy as an example of prominent New Jersey Quakers whose children’s' births were not recorded in English Quaker records, as might have been expected.7
  • Note: Probate: "1703-4 Jan. 11. Stacy, Mahlon, of Balifield, Nottingham Township, Burlington Co., yeoman; will of. Wife Rebecca. Children - Mahlon (under 21), Elizabeth, Mary, Ruth, Rebecca; Mahlon Kirkbride coheir. Plantation of 500 acres at Balifield, land on South side of Great Shabbacunck, do. between the greater and the lesser Shabbacunck, the York Road and the Assunpinck, 400 a. on the South side of the Assunpinck. Personal estate. Executors - the wife and son Mahlon. Witnesses...Proved April 24, 1704.
    "1704 April 25. Inventory of the estate (£1034.-.6, all personal)..."8

Citations

  1. [S338] Patricia Law Hatcher, "English Records for Members of Chesterfield Monthly Meeting", Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, vol. 82 (Jan 2007), p. 2-8., p. 6.
  2. [S425] Society of Friends, Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Burlington Co., N.J. Filmed at Swarthmore. FHL microfilm 16,513., p. 20.
  3. [S154] A Genealogical and Personal History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. by William W.H. Davis. edited by Warren S. Ely & John W. Jordan. originally published as Vol. III of History of Bucks County Penn., 2nd edition NY & Chicago, 1905. Reprinted Genealogical Publ. Co. Baltimore 1975. Reprinted in two parts for Clearfield Co. by Genealogical Publ. Co. Baltimore 1994., Vol. 3, p. 128.
  4. [S197] An Historical Narrative of the Ely, Revell and Stacye Families, who were among the founders of Trenton and Burlington in the Province of West Jersey 1678 - 1683, with the genealogy of the Ely descendants in America. compiled by Reuben Pownall Ely, & Warren Smedley Ely, & Daniel Brittain Ely. publ. Fleming H Revell Co. c1910.
  5. [S68] Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania; Genealogical and Personal Memoirs, Volume I. editor John W. Jordon. orig. publ. 1911 New York and Chicago; reprinted 1978 Genealogical Publ. Co. Baltimore., p. 655.
  6. [S150] Friends in Burlington. by Amelia Mott Gummere. Reprinted from The Penn. Magazine of History and Biography. Publ. Collins, Phil. 1884. Note: has marriages through 1750.
  7. [S338] Patricia Law Hatcher, "English Records for Members of Chesterfield Monthly Meeting", Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, vol. 82 (Jan 2007), p. 2-8.
  8. [S101] Documents relating to the colonial, revolutionary and post-revolutionary history of the state of New Jersey. aka New Jersey Archives., 23:437.
  9. [S425] Society of Friends, Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Burlington Co., N.J. Filmed at Swarthmore. FHL microfilm 16,513., 2 - Births & Deaths 1675-1750, p. 11-12, Mahlon Stacy's Children Registered.
  10. [S421] Society of Friends, Burlington Monthly Meeting, NJ. Filmed at Dept. of Friends Records, 302 Arch St. Phila. FHL microfilm 20,455., 3 - Marriages, Births & Deaths 1677-1765, p. 3.