Andrew Job was born circa 1650 in at sea and died 1722 Nottingham, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States of America of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Vernon (1671-1731) 1692 .

Biography

"Job, Andrew, was an early settler in and near Chester, but was not among the earliest. He was married to Elizabeth Vernon in 1692. Both as a member of the Society of Friends and as a citizen he maintained a good standing. In 1697 he served the office of sheriff, and in 1702 he represented Chester co in the Provincial Assembly, and about 1704 moved to the new settlement of Nottingham, where he died 4-5-1722.

His children were:

  • Benjamin b 8-13-1693 d. 9-1-1693;
  • Jacob b 5-26--1694;
  • Thomas b 9-22-1695 m. Elizabeth Maxwell, a niece of Daniel Defoe 8-28-1725;
  • Mary b 1-23-1696-7 m. John White 8-31-1717;
  • Enoch b 7-9-1698 d. young;
  • Enoch b 11-6-1700-1 d. 1731 m. Abigail Gatchell;
  • Abraham b 6-22-1702 m Sarah Gatchell 9-24-1726;
  • Caleb b 6-5-1704
  • Joshua b 1-2-1706-7 m. Margaret McCoy 1-11-1730-1;
  • Hannah b 8-24-1708;
  • Patience b 7-2-1710 m. Robert McCoy."

Futhey and Cope's THE HISTORY OF CHESTER COUNTY (1881)

Quaker

  • 1685 - Thomas Vernon was named as peace maker. He and Andrew Job, Jr. agreed to the bad effects of selling whiskey to the Indians. They Subscribed to the building of a Meeting House in Chester and collected subscriptions for Friends who were suffering in other parts of the colonies. They also subscribed to the 1st printing press in Penn.
  • 1692 Third Month (May) 1st record book of the Society of Friends at Aludia ,Delaware County, Pennsylvania meeting established by Robert Wade and others 1691 - "In the Third Month 1692, Andrew Job and Elizabeth Vernon appeared at the Monthly Meeting (Quakers) at the home of Thomas Vernon and declared their intention of marriage. A committee of men and a committee of women were appointed to see if there were no obstructions to the marriage."
  • 1692 7 Ninth Month (November) - Andrew Job and Elizabeth Vernon were married at the Chester Monthly Meeting. (Quakers married each other by the consent of and in the presence of Friends

Will

Will of Andrew Job (1722): Chester County, PA JOB, ANDREW. Nottingham Township. Occupation: Farmer. Written: March 30, 1722. Proved: September 13, 1722. Will Book A, Page 140. To son Jacob the 1/2 of the lot where he is now settled. To son Abraham, the other 1/2 of said lot. To son Enoch the tract of land upon little Elk river. To son Thomas 200 acres of the south end of the lott whereon I live. To son in law John White £5. To my 3 grandchildren, William, John and Mary White, 20 shillings each when 10 years old. To grandson Nathan Job 40 shillings when 10. To wife Elizabeth my plantation whereon I live during widowhood and afterward to 2 younger sons Caleb and Joshua, they paying to their 2 younger sisters Hannah and Patience £10 each when of age. Wife Elizabeth executrix. Witnesses: John Beals Sr., Jacob Beals.

Children



Offspring of Andrew Job and Elizabeth Vernon (1671-1731)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Benjamin Job (1693-1693)
Jacob Job (1694-)
Thomas Job (1695-)
Mary Job (1696-)
Enoch Job (1698-bef1700)
Enoch Job (1700-1731) 6 November 1700 Pennsylvania, United States of America 9999 East Nottingham Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States of America Abigail Gatchell (c1715-c1750)
Abraham Job (1702-1750) 22 August 1702 Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States of America 24 October 1750 Augusta County, Virginia, United States of America Sarah Gatchell (1706-1738) Sarah Gatchell (1706-1738) Elizabeth McKay (c1719-1750)
Caleb Job (1704-)
Joshua Job (1706-1782) 2 March 1706 Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States of America 1782 Shenandoah County, Virginia, United States of America Margaret McKay (c1706-c1770)
Hannah Job (1708-)
Patience Job (1710-) 2 July 1710 Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States of America Robert McKay (c1708-1796)










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