Hi Carolyn,"Thomas Lippincott, the son of Freedom and Mary Lippincott, of Rancocas, N. J., married, 9 mo. 1711, Mary, daughter of John and Esther Haines, of Evesham Township, and settled upon a tract of about 1,000 acres in Chester Township, purchased of the executors of Gov. Samuel Jennings, in 1711, for one hundred and seventy-six pounds. This estate extended from Pensaukin Creek to Sweedes run and covered the site of the present village of Westfield. Thomas Lippincott was an industrious and useful citizen, frequently holding a place in the township government. In 1715 he was overseer of highways; 1717 and 1722, overseer of the poor; 1720, constable; 1725-26, county collector; 1738, surveyor of highways. Town meetings were held at his house from 1743 until 1754. His second wife, Mercy (Allen) Middleton Hugg, was very active in Haddonfield Meeting for a number of years. After her death, in 1754, he married Rachel Smith, widow, of Mt. Holly, a noted minister in the Society of Friends." from "Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas French...," by Howard Barclay FRENCH 1907.