Jacob Marshill

                  ┌── Jacob Marshallc1665-1743 
Jacob Marshill ───┤
B: ?              │                      ┌── Alexander Edwards
D: 1729           │                      │
                  └── Margaret Edwards ──┤
                          ?-1739         │
                                         └── Margaret (Edwards)
M: Ann Griffith
   ├── John Marshill (c1720-1787) 1
   └── William Marshill (1724-1803) 1,2

Jacob Marshill     [ID 03020] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

He married Ann Griffith, 9-19-1718, Grange MM, near Charlemont, County Tyrone, Ireland.1,2,3  Ann, daughter of John Griffith & Esther Musgrove.3,4  

Jacob Marshill died 1729.5  

Ann, a widow, prepared her will 9 Mo. 30, 1729, and it was probated Feb 10, 1729/30.  In her will she mentions her sons John and William Marshall, her friends William Halliday and Benjamin Fred, and desires to be buried in the Friends' ground at New Garden MM.  Witnesses were John Griffith, Sismore Wright and William Read.  The names of her father, John Griffith, and her brother, Christopher Griffith, appear in the accounts of the estate.3  

Ann died 1730.3  In the accounts of Ann Marshall, deceased, of New Garden MM, "late of Ireland", are recorded these charges:3

"A Coffin £1; Sider at ye funerall 10s; ye Grave Diging, 3s. 6d.".
Ann had been ill for thirteen weeks but her estate had to pay "to ye Doctors" only 2s.3  


  1. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  2. "Family of William & Rebecca Dixon Marshill, Cane Creek Monthly Meeting, Orange County, N.C.", by Thomas W. Marshall (Washington D.C., 1945, a typewritten manuscript), from the National Library of the Daughters of the American Revolution (Washington D.C.) "Marshill Family Genealogical Records 1700-1900", microfilm #0876559, item 5, in the LDS FHL.
  3. Myers, Albert Cook. "Immigration of Irish Quakers into Pennsylvania", Swarthmore, PA: 1902; GR929.3748 M99 in a local library.
  4. Bridgett Edwards Schneider database: http://bridgett.maddoc.net/ancestors
    citing: information from Barbara Mills, Salt Lake City UT (12/10/96).
  5. Contribution from Alice Daniels ().

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