Kennerley, William b. 1647 d. 12 Dec 1696and Alice d. 02 Mar 1703 Dorchester County
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William KENNERLY b. abt 1647 in England migrated to the colony of Maryland abt 1685, according to a Letter of Transfer dates 1 May 1685, William GANNEY’S House, Staffordshire, England. (Note: The reference to William GANNEY may be related to William and Katherine GANDY of Seven Oaks, Cheshire, England. (Seven Oaks also includes hamlet of Frandley. Frandley, Friends’ Meeting House founded in the 17th Century. ) There is also a William JANNEY said to have been born in 1641, bap 8 Dec 1641 in Wilmslow, Cheshire, and married to Deborah Webb 30 Sep 1671, Stafford, Staffordshire. If this is correct, it would place the JANNEY/GANNEY family in the same area as many KENNERLY families - who are also recorded in Cheshire.
comprising eight hundred and fifty acres, was surveyed to Henry Maddock and James Kennerly, March 21-22, 1681. Henry Maddock, of Loom Hall, Cheshire, in connection.with his brother-in-law, James Kennerly, purchased in that year, before leaving England, from Penn, fifteen hundred acres of land in the province. Henry Maddock located on this plantation, and represented Chester County, in 1684, in the General Assembly, but he subsequently returned to England. The eight hundred and fifty acres in Springfield came to the possession of Mordecai, the eldest son of Henry Maddock. Mordecai was in the province in 1690, but returned to England, where he married, and again came to Pennsylvania, arriving here for the second time, March 30, 1702.
The Friendship August 14, 1682,James Kennerly
quaker marriage: Richard DAWSON and Susannah FOSTER of Dorchester County At Transquaking 23 day 8 month 1698 Witnesses: John Foster John Ennals Henry Ennals Mary Ennals Daniel Cox Sarah Cox John Pitt Sarah Pitt John Kennerly Alec Kennerly Sarah Kennerly John Adkinson Thomas Adkinson Francis Willis
He, John Kennerly, settled near Christiana, in 1691, nineteen years before the first Mennonites came. And another settle- ment bordering on Little Britain township of Lancaster, but actually in Maryland, began to take shape at about the same time. A striking testimony of the early settlement of Quakers in the "East End" of Lancaster county is in the old Sadsbury meeting-house, which has withstood the ravages of the elements for one hundred and seventy-five years.