Person:Mary Waln (1)

m. 1 Dec 1673
  1. Jane Walln1675 -
  2. Margaret Walln1676 - 1677
  3. Richard Walln1678 -
  4. Margaret Walln1680/81 -
  5. Hannah Walln1684 -
  6. Mary Walln1687 - 1771
  7. Ellen Walln1690 - 1707/08
  8. Sarah Walln1692 -
  9. John Walln1694 - 1720
  10. Elizabeth Walln1697 -
  11. Nicholas Walln1698/99 - 1721/22
  12. William Walln1700/01 -
m. 1706
Facts and Events
Name Mary Walln
Unknown Mary Simcock
Gender Female
Birth[1] 17 Apr 1687 Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
Marriage 1706 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United Statesto John Simcock
Death[2] 19 May 1771 Kingwood, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States

Personal History

Mary Walln(e), daughter of Nicholas Walln by his wife Jane (Turner), was born 17 2mo. [April] 1687, in Bucks co., Province of Pennsylvania.[1]

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.[2]


  1. 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: Operations, 2014), image 8 (of 34); cites Swarthmore records RG2/Ph/B86 3.2.

    ( : accessed 31 March 2017)

    “Mary ye Daughter of Nicholas & Jane Waln Borne ye 17th. day of ye second month 1687.”

  2. 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: Operations, 2014), image 131 (of 138); cites Haverford records.

    ( : 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.”