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  • Birth  Abt 1808  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Gender  Male 
    Birth  14 Mar 1808  [7
    Residence  1860  West Pikeland, Chester, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence  1870  West Pikeland, Chester, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence  1880  West Pikeland, Chester, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Death  16 Oct 1880  West Pikeland Twp., Chester, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Died  16 Oct 1880  West Pikeland, Chester, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Buried  21 Oct 1880  Pikeland Lutheran Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID  I1052  Welcomer and Poor Relatives
    Last Modified  12 Aug 2009 00:00:00 
    Father  WILLIAM QUAY, b. Between 1760 and 1770 
    Mother  SARAH JOHN, b. 9 Jan 1777 
    Family ID  F438  Group Sheet
    Family  Rachel Shoffner, b. Abt 1909 
    >1. Ruth Ann Quay, b. Abt 1835
     2. Abraham Quay, b. Abt 1837
    >3. Mary Ann Quay, b. Abt 1837
    >4. Madison H. Quay, b. Abt 1838
     5. John Quay, b. Abt 1842, Pennsylvania
     6. John J. Quay, b. Abt 1842
    >7. Samuel P. Quay, b. Abt 1844
    >8. Martha June Quay, b. Nov 1845, Pennsylvania
     9. Martin Van Buren Quay, b. Abt 1846
    Photos IMG_3657
    Family ID  F1357  Group Sheet
  • Photos IMG_3657
    Headstones Gravestone of Singleton Quay and Rachel (Shoffner) Quay at Pikeland Cemetery.Gravestone of Singleton Quay and Rachel (Shoffner) Quay at Pikeland Cemetery.
    Status: Located. Between St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran and St. Peter's Pikeland U.C.C. on Cold Spring Rd., Chester Springs, Chester County, Pa.
  • Notes 
    • From:
      Subject: Re: [P-W-E] WELCOME!
      Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2000 23:27:44 EDT

      Happy to be part of the list; hope this information helps someone, whocan in
      turn give me more to go on:

      John Phillips, b 1657 in Pembrokshire, Wales, married to Elin MansardHaward,
      b 1659 in Pembrokshire, Wales

      their children:
      Samuel JOHN, b abt. 1680 married to Margaret ???, b abt 1684
      Robert John, Griffith John b abt 1683, John John b abt 1685, Sarah John babt
      1689, Thomas John b abt 1691

      Samuel JOHN's children:

      David John b November 30 1715, Mary John, Samuel John, Margaret John,Ellen
      John, Daniel John, Rebeckah John

      David JOHN married Mary David b 1720; marriage date September 28, 1740,at
      First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

      their child: Rees JOHN (only one I know of for sure)

      Rees married Mary MOORE and they had the following children:

      Sarah John b January 9, 1777, David John, Amos John, Joseph John, PhebeJohn,
      Ruth John, Samuel Preston John, John John, Hannah John, Ellen John,William
      John, Eliza John, Mary Ann John

      The information on the JOHN line I found at the following site, going tothe
      "David" page:

      Sarah John married William QUAY, b October 26, 1771 in about 1800; theyhad
      the following children:

      Samuel Quay, b November 20, 1801, Mary Quay, Thomas Quay, Hannah Quay,
      Singleton Quay, John J. Quay, Phoebe Quay, Ruth Quay, Sarah Quay, EllenQuay,
      William Quay, David Quay

      I'm still trying to confirm that all the above information is correct and
      would love to have someone else on the list either confirm that it is, or
      shoot it down as false. I've got a homepage for my family tree on
      FamilyTreeMaker.com and I don't want to add this information to it untilI'm
      reasonably certain that I have it right. Any help would be greatly
      appreciated. And I hope the above helps someone else. Good hunting,

      Penny (Wasalaski) Rowland
      Searching for: Makepeace, Fowler, Pierce, Quay, Spalding, Dilworth,
      Wasalaski, Gill, Osborne, Shimmons


      Found in Pikeland Twp, Chester Co., Pa. in 1830

      page 5
      Samuel Quay
      page 7
      John Schoffner
      James Massey
      Abram Schoffner
      Isaac Massey
      William Quay


      this is from a site about Senator Mathew Stanley Quay of weternPennsylvania:


      Matthew Stanley Quay was not a native born Beaverite. His father,Anderson B. Quay, was a Presbyterian preacher. One of his early churcheswas in Dillsburg, a small town in York County, and it was there thatMatthew Stanley was born September 30, 1833. When he was 7 years old hisfather came to Beaver as the pastor of the Beaver Presbyterian Church.

      Quay's earliest known American ancestor, his great-great-grandfather,James Anderson, came as a youth from the Isle of Skye, Scotland, in 1713.He came to Chester County, Pennsylvania, and was canny Scot enough to geta job with the prosperous miller and to marry his daughter. Their oldestson, Patrick, was said to be the first white child born in SchuylkillTownship. Patrick was a captain in the French and Indian War and a Majorin Anthony Wayne's regiment in the Revolutionary War. Later he was amember of the Pennsylvania Legislature. It is possible that thisgreat-grandfather had a strong hereditary influenceon Matthew Stanley.His great-great-grandfatlier John Quay came from the Isle of Man toCanada. There he married an Indian girl. Their son, John, Jr., came toPennsylvania. His son Joseph Quay married the daughter of PatrickAnderson, and their son Anderson B. Quay became the father of MatthewStanley Quay.
  • Sources 
    1. [S487] Census - 1850 - Pennsylvania, Chester Co.-W. Pikeland-roll 765-p. 18

    2. [S249] Will - Singleton Quay, identifies him as the father of Martha Jane or June Massey

    3. [S568] Census - 1850 - Pennsylvania - Chester - West Pikeland, Singleton, Rachel and all eight kids are there.

    4. [S497] Census - 1880 - Pennsylvania, says Martha's father born in PA

    5. [S497] Census - 1880 - Pennsylvania, Chester Co.-W. Pikeland-roll 1115-p. 339, age 72

    6. [S493] Census - 1870 - Pennsylvania - Chester - West Pikeland, age 62

    7. [S560] Karen Festi - Quaynt@aol.com

    8. [S375] Census - 1860 - Pennsylvania - Chester - West Pikeland, M653_1093 - p. 97

    9. [S493] Census - 1870 - Pennsylvania - Chester - West Pikeland, W. Pikeland-roll 1325-p 276, W/ son John

    10. [S248] Census - 1880 - Pennsylvania - Chester - West Pikeland, roll 1115-p. 339, W/ grandson Wm. B?

    11. [S533] Daily Local News, West Chester, Pa., 10/20/1880, Obituary of Singleton Quay.

    12. [S249] Will - Singleton Quay

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