Facts and Events
Mary Walln(e), daughter of Nicholas Walln by his wife Jane (Turner), was born 17 2mo. [April] 1687, in Bucks co., Province of Pennsylvania.
At the Chester monthly meeting, held in Delaware Co., Province of Pennsylvania, John Simcock appeared firstly 28 11mo. [Jan.], and secondly 25 12mo. [Feb.] 1705[/6], to declare his intention of marriage with Mary Walne, daughter of Nicholas Walne of Philadelphia County, and to obtain a certificate. At the Philadelphia monthly meeting, on 29 1mo. [March] 1706, John Simcock and Mary Waln first declared their intentions of marriage with their parents present and giving their consent. Final consent was given at the monthly meeting on 26 2mo. [April] 1706, when they declared their intentions for the second time.
Mary Simcock, aged 84 years, died 19 5mo. [May] 1771, (Kingwood MM) in Hunterdon Co., New Jersey.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Society of Friends. Bucks Quarterly Meeting (Bucks, Pennsylvania). “Record of Births and Burials, 1680”, in U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935 [database]. (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, 2014), image 8 (of 34); cites Swarthmore records RG2/Ph/B86 3.2.
(https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/2189/31905_1220706242_0049-00008 : accessed 31 March 2017)
“Mary ye Daughter of Nicholas & Jane Waln Borne ye 17th. day of ye second month 1687.”
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Society of Friends. Quakertown Monthly Meeting (Hunterdon, New Jersey). “Minutes, 1744–1877”, in U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935 [database]. (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, 2014), image 131 (of 138); cites Haverford records.
(https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/2189/40525_1821100519_2800-00132 : accessed 3 April 2017)
“Kingwoods Monthly Meetings Testimony Concerning Mary Simcock. This our antient Friend during the time she resided amongst us, which was upwards of Thirty Years, was a diligent attender of Meetings. … She had also a Gift in the Ministery &c.
“A brief Memorial written by her husband John Simcock which is annexed States that
“She was Daughter of Nicholas and Jane Waln of the Northern Liberties of the City of Philadelphia. … She was patient in affliction of Body or Mind, and Departed quietly without any apparent illness, 19th of the 5th month 1771, in the Eighty fifth year of her age, a Minister upwards of fifty years.”