William Satterthwaite1

M, #2698, b. 25 March 1709, d. between 30 August 1786 and 8 February 1788
Last Edited: 27 Mar 2012

Family:

Pleasant Mead b. c 1717, d. a Aug 1786

Children:

Michael Satterthwaite10 b. 27 Oct 1737, d. 7 Feb 1737
Esther Satterthwaite10 b. 2 Jun 1739
William Satterthwaite10 b. 22 Feb 1740
Ann Satterthwaite+ 10 b. 2 Feb 1742, d. a Apr 1810
Pleasant Satterthwaite10 b. 21 Jul 1745
Rebecca Satterthwaite10 b. 28 Sep 1748
Susannah Satterthwaite10 b. 21 Feb 1749
Sarah Satterthwaite10 b. 28 Dec 1752
Mary Satterthwaite10 b. 5 Oct 1755
John Satterthwaite10 b. 7 Mar 1758
Clement Satterthwaite10 b. 1 Aug 1760

Notes

  • Immigration*: 1734; Pennsylvania
  • Note*: On the 5th day 7th month 1734 William Satterthwaite, "Lately arived here from old England", was admitted to the Middletown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Monthly Meeting. He bore a certificate from the Swarthmoor Meeting in Rook-How Lancashire dated 5th day 12th mo. 1733. It stated that his parents were Michael and Esther Satterthwaite.3,1
  • Note: Middletown Monthly Meeting minutes regarding marriage:
    Meeting 4th of 1st mo 1735/36: first intentions
    Meeting 1st of 2nd mo 1736: second intentions
    Meeting 6th of 3rd mo 1736: "accomplished on ye 15th of Last month"4
  • Note: Abstract of marriage certificate: William Satterthwaite and Pleasant Mead, both of Middletownship, having declared intentions at Middletown MM, having consent of relations and parties concerned, married 15th day of 2nd month 1736 at Middletown meeting house. First four witnesses: Elizabeth Mead, Andrew Bright, Margt Briggs, Mary Briggs. No other Meads witnessed.2
  • Note: At the Middletown monthly meeting held 6th day 11th mo 1736/37: "William Saterthwait produced & gave a paper for himself & wife wherein they acknowledge their unchast actions & Behavior with Each other Before their marriage..."5
  • Note: "Quarterly Meeting record of births & deaths for Bucks County beginning in 1680...There is no record from 1711 to 1760..."
    Perhaps this is why the Satterthwaite children birth records are not found in Watring's abstract of Middletown births.
    Amos Satterthwaite's book does not give a source for the list of children or their birth dates.6
  • Note: "The following was received in 1931, from Miss Elizabeth B. Satterthwaite, of Trenton, N. J.:

    'Letter from two brothers of Pleasant Mead Satterthwaite, written in 1747. This old letter, yellow and torn, is in possession of Dr. Joseph H. Satterthwaite, of Trenton, N. J., of which we give a copy.

    'The 31st of the Eleventh month 1747/8 Friend and Brother
    If thou has anny Inclination of Buying Land here, that Piece of Land of Cox's which thou came down in order to buy is now at Liberty and to be Disposed of, and I have it Ingaged for thee till such times that I can hear from thee, for there are several others want to get it But Ratlif hath the Disposal of it and he hath given me his word to keep it till I can have an answer from thee, therefore if thou ever Designs to buy Land here, I would have thee to imbrace this opertunity and I desire thee not to fail sending thy mind about it by the first opertunity for fear some other Body should get it.
    I have nothing to say in praise of it for thee has already seen it thyself and therefore let it praise itself.
    Our children hath all had the Measels and are all got well of and we are all well at present, and give our love to thee and all thy family with mother and of desire thee if thou sees any of our friends at the fals let them know that we are all well.
    I Remain thy affectionate Brother
    WILLIAM MEAD
    William Williams is of the mind of Selling his Land, But David Potts will sel his if he can get a Chap. No more but my love to thee and thy family and to mother. We are all well at present and I remain thy Loving Brother SAML MEAD

    (Directed) For William Satterthwaite Living in Bucks County near the fals of Delaware, Pennsylvania.' "7
  • Note: Will of William Satterthwaite, of Lower Makefield in co. of Bucks, Penn., yeoman
    Will written 30 Aug 1786, proven 8 Feb 1788.
    Names: wife Pleasant; son William Satterthaite; four living daughters Esther Wastal, Ann Erewagen, Mary Ball, and Sarah Mitchal & her child Sarah; deceased daughter Pleasant and her children William, Robert & Ame? Huston; son-in-law Robert Huston; grand-daughter Ann Baly.
    Real Estate: To his son all the lands purchased of Samuel Cary, John Palmer & Daniel West, in townships of Lower Mansfield, Falls & Middletown, all in Bucks Co., and a house in London. For use of his wife a new house by the great road where James Wastal lives, about 3 1/2 acres.
    Executors: son William Satterthwaite, Sampson Cary & Daniel Wharton junior.
    Witnesses: Richard Nealt, Nathaniel Price junr, William Bayly
    Bucks county wills, book 5, p. 71-74. FHL microfilm 172,901. Abstracted by compiler.8
  • Note: Bucks co. tax assessments of William Satterthwaite(s), value of estate:
    1) 1742 Middletown Twp., £10
    2) 1753 Lower Makefield, £15
    3) 1764 Lower Makefield, £13 & singlemen £9
    4) 1775 Falls
    5) 1775 Lower Makefield, 4 horses, 6 cattle, 23 sheep, 1 servant, 277 acres, 20 rent
    [1775 Lower Makefield, another Wm., 2 horses, 5 cattle, 10 sheep]9

Citations

  1. [S163] Genealogy of the Satterthwaite family descended from William Satterthwaite : who settled in Bucks County, Pennsylvania in 1734 with some account of his ancestors in England. by Amos Satterthwaite and Elizabeth S. Satterthwaite. Publ. Phila., Franklin Print. Co. 1910. FHL Microfilm 1,033,711., p. 7, 21-3.
  2. [S440] Society of Friends, Middletown Monthly Meeting, Bucks Co., Pa. FHL Microfilm 20,403., Marriages 1765-1700, p. 87, marr. cert. of William Satterthwaite & Pleasant Mead.
  3. [S439] Society of Friends, Middletown Monthly Meeting, Bucks Co. Pa. Historical Society of Pennsylvania. FHL Microfilm 388,585., Minutes, p. 524, original p. 259.
  4. [S439] Society of Friends, Middletown Monthly Meeting, Bucks Co. Pa. Historical Society of Pennsylvania. FHL Microfilm 388,585., Minutes, p. 537-9, originals p. 271-2.
  5. [S439] Society of Friends, Middletown Monthly Meeting, Bucks Co. Pa. Historical Society of Pennsylvania. FHL Microfilm 388,585., Minutes, p. 542, originals p. 274.
  6. [S439] Society of Friends, Middletown Monthly Meeting, Bucks Co. Pa. Historical Society of Pennsylvania. FHL Microfilm 388,585., p. 172.
  7. [S282] Mead Relations; Mead, Brown, Powell, Keyser; Kelly, Trumbo, Austin, Toler, Prichard; Virginia, Kentucky. compiled by A. M. Prichard, Staunton, Va. 1933. no publisher given., p. 16-17.
  8. [S39] Bucks Co., Pennsylvania. Register of Wills. filmed at courthouse, Doylestown. FHL microfilm series titled 'Wills, 1713-1906 ; General index to wills, 1682-1939'., FHL microfilm #172901.
  9. [S41] Bucks County Tax Records, 1693 - 1778, compiled by Terry A. McNealy and Frances Wise Waite. publ. 1982, Bucks County Genealogical Society, Doylestown, Pa., p. 5, 15, 42, 56, 60.
  10. [S163] Genealogy of the Satterthwaite family descended from William Satterthwaite : who settled in Bucks County, Pennsylvania in 1734 with some account of his ancestors in England. by Amos Satterthwaite and Elizabeth S. Satterthwaite. Publ. Phila., Franklin Print. Co. 1910. FHL Microfilm 1,033,711., p. 23.