I have spent many long hours trying to find the parentage or a connection to Coates Family of PA and NJ. My ancestor is Thomas Coates Sutton b.abt 1720, Frankford,Philadelphia,Pa to John Sutton and Parnell A. (presumed Coates.) John and Parnell spent time London England as their two eldest children was christened at St Katherine Coleman,London,England in 1711 and 1713. John d.Jan1722 in Frankford..was a tailor by trade and Parnell remarried a SEEDS. She d.1743 in Oxford,PA. Thomas Coates Sutton then went to Glouchester co.NJ and then to Salem co.NJ. He and several of his sons were tried as Tories in1778 and had property confiscated. Thomas died intestate in 1803, in Salem co. NJ. His children names are
Joseph,John,James ,Moses Parnell, Mary, and Margaret. John and Parnell 's children names..John, Luke,Thomas Coates,William, Oswin, Mary and Elizabeth. I know that the elder Suttons had connections with Halls,Buzby,Griffiths ..all families of Oxford,PA and Phily..and Son William and daughter Mary married Harper siblings. I can see that the Buzby,Coates,Haines,Halls all appear in Burlington and Salem co in NJ.Help! There has to be a conection that I cant find!