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CHANDLER, Jane 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 11 Mar 1711, Birmingham, Chester co., Pennsylvania 1 7 8
  • Marriage: GREAVE, John on 2 Aug 1733 in Center MM, New Castle co., Delaware 1
  • Died: 19 Sep 1774 at age 63 1

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Inheritance: from her husband's estate, Jan 1773. 1 She rec'd 1/3 of her personal and real estate, the south or "stone end" of the dwelling house from the cellar to the roof.

Mentioned in Will, 8 Jan 1773, Christiana Hundred, New Castle co., Delaware. 1 Will of John Greave
New Castle County, Delware Wills, 1682-1800 (
Will of John Greave, located at Christiana Hundred, made Feb. 25, 1772 (12th month), probated Jan. 8, 1773. Will Book K, pg. 56 "Wife, Jane Greave; sons, Thomas Greave, William Greave; daus Ann Hayes, Sarah Allen; daus Mary Dowd, Jane Hicklin and Hannah Greave; son, Samuel; father, Samuel Greave, dec. Exc. son, Samuel Greave"


Jane married John GREAVE, son of Samuel GREAVE and Sarah BEZER, on 2 Aug 1733 in Center MM, New Castle co., Delaware.1 (John GREAVE was born on 7 Oct 1706 in New Castle co., Delaware 1 and died on 1 Jan 1773 in Christiana Hundred, New Castle co., Delaware 1.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

John may have been born in New Castle County, Delaware. I found information on the LDS family site that claims he was born in Buckingham township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Jane may have died in 1775. They may have married on Aug. 2, 1733, in Kennett Monthly Meeting, Chester County, Pennsylvania.



1 Lewis D. Cook, F.A.S.G, The American Genealogist (Whole Number 222, Vol. 56, No. 2, April 1980).

2 International Genealogical Index (R).

3 International Genealogical Index (R).

4 New Castle County, Delaware Wills, 1682-1800, Will Book K, pg. 56, Will of John Greave.

5 International Genealogical Index (R).

6 International Genealogical Index (R).

7 J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, The History of Chester County, Pennsylvania: with genealogical and biographical sketches (Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts, 1881).

8 International Genealogical Index (R).

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