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Shadrach Llewellyn (my 5th great grandfather)

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Shadrach Llewellyn (my 5th great grandfather)

Posted: 18 Sep 2013 6:41PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Lleweynn - Burson
Does anyone have information on Revolutionary Patriotic Service for Shadrach?

following is the information you wanted about Shadrach and Deborah Burson


Thomas and Ruth Llewellyn had 7 children. Their youngest was a son named Jesse. Jesse was born in 1689 in Virginia. He married Anne Owens around 1730. Their first child was Shadrach, born around 1736. There would be several "Shadrach-Meshach" brothers in succeeding generations, but this one was the first.

Shadrach married Deborah Burson, daughter of Joseph Burson, around 1750. The Bursons were from Bucks County, PA and were also a devout Quaker family. Shadrach and Deborah settled in Loudoun County, VA.

Many of his descendants appear to have settled in PA, Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana.

There is another Llewellyn-Burson marriage o f this period between Meshach Llewellyn and Mary Burson.

Jesse Llewellyn died around 1788. William, one of Shadrach's brothers) who was born around 1740. as a young man, moved to North Carolina, where he helped establish the Back Creek Quaker Community near Asheboro. Among William's 10 children were his own set of Shadrach and Meshach, also a Thomas (named for his great-grandfather).

Children of Thomas Llewellyn and Ruth Vernon are: i . Thomas Henry Llewellyn, born 1675. ii. Daniel Llewellyn, born 1677. iii. Mary Llewellyn, born 1679. iv. Richard Llewellyn, born 1681; married Elizabeth. v. Margaret Llewellyn, born 1684. vi. Hannah Llewellyn, born 1686. 12 vii. Jesse Ll ewellyn, born 1689 in Virginia; died 1778; married Anne Owens Abt. 1730. 30. Jonas Potts, born 1680 in Llanidlose, Montgomery, Wales, England; died Abt. 1754 in Loudoun, Virginia. He was the son of Thomas Potts and Elizabeth. He married Mary Mercy Abt. 1711 in Pennsylvania. Mary Mercy, born 1654 in Llanidlose, Montgomery, Wales, England; died in Potts Grove, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Child of Jonas Potts and Mary Mercy is: . Rachel Potts, born 1702 in Potts Grove, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; died 1752 in Loudoun, Virginia; married Joseph Burson August 15, 1719 in Gilberts Manor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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