John Pawling

M, (28 August 1722 - 23 October 1789)
     John Pawling was born on 28 August 1722 at Perkiomen, Philadelphia County, Province of Pennsylvania, America. He was the son of John Pawling and Aynje DeWitt. John Pawling married Elizabeth DeHaven, daughter of Harmenken DeHaven and Anneken Op Den Graeff. John Pawling died on 23 October 1789 at Perkiomen, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, at age 67 years, 1 month and 25 days. He was buried in the Trappe's Evangical Lutheran Church Cemetery, located in Pennsylvania.
     He 'Genealogies of the Pennsylvania Families From the Pennsylvania Magazine', Vol. II, Hinman-Sotcher, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore, 1982

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John Pawling [Lieutenant John(2), Captain Henry(1)], born on the Perkiomen, Philadelphia, later Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 28 August 1722; died there, 23 October 1789.

'Towards the close of the so-called War of the Austrian Succession he was, in 1748, commissioned ensign in the Provincial forces, Captain Abraham DE HAVEN's Company of the Philadelphia County Associated Regiment of Foot.' See mother's notes for source.

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'He and his wife were buried in the God's Acre adjoining the Trappe Church, one of the historic churches of the Commonwealth. The ledger stone over their graves reads- 'In memory of / John Pawling / who Departed this Life / October the 23d 1789 / Aged 67 years 1 month and 25 Days. / Elizabeth Pawling, / wife of John Pawling / Born May 16, 1723 / Died Dec. 9, 1791

'His wife, Elizabeth, was the daughter of Hermon DeHAVEN by his wife Annica Updengraf.

'Children, all born on the Perkiomen-

i. Ann(4), buried 13 March 1777; married Jacob Pennypacker; had issue.

ii. Deborah, m. William Twaddell; had issue.

iii. Hannah, m. John Hiester, 1745-1821; colonel in the Revolution and major-general after the war; represented Chester County in the State Senate 1802-06, and was member of Congress, 1807-09. Ex-Governor Guy of Wisconsin descends from this line.

iv. Rebecca, m. 13 April, 1786, Michael Lynch.

v. Rachel, b. 13 July, 1765, bapt. 31 March, 1766; m. 7 April, 1784, George Reiff of Lower Salford Township. The late Major George G. Groff, M.D. Ph.D., of Bucknell University is a descendant of this marriage.'

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v. Hannah, [dau. of Joseph Pawling no. 6 above], bapt. 9 Aug., 1761, m. John DE HAVEN.'

Children of John Pawling and Elizabeth DeHaven

Last Edited=26 May 2004