This is from the Delaware Probate Records: On 17 JUN 1682 Waitman was deeded a cow by his grandfather Chris topher Calvert. Witnesses were George Porter and Will Stevens. O n 30 SEP 1717 Waitman received a warrant for 200 acres in Kent C o. from the Proprietaries of the Province of PA, in which he i s identified as a gentleman and as the son of Waitman Sr. In 174 2 Waitman and Lydia transferred to George Hart Jr. a parcel of l and from a tract called 'Pipe Elms.' On 12 FEB 1749 a tract for merly belonging to Joseph Miller, deceased, was conveyed to Wait man Sipple Sr. by Thomas Parke, high sheriff. Waitman's death wa s reported in The Pennsylvania Gazette on 7 MAY 1772: 'This vene rable gentleman had reputably filled the different characters o f master, neighbor, father and husband...had acquired plentifu l fortune...which he shared with the poor....His virtues were ma nifold, and secured the esteem of all who knew him. He left a great number of descendants.' Waitman made his will 10 JAN 1772; i t was probated 30 MAY 1772. Heirs were wife Lidia; son Garret; d aughters Susanna Killen (wife of Henry Killen), Mary Caldwell (w ife of Andrew Caldwell); granddaughter Elizabeth Griffin, daught er of Susanna by her late husband Owen Griffin; grandson John Hi lliard, son of Charles Hilliard and daughter Ruth, dec'd.; Waitm an Booth; son-in-law Henry Killen. Executor was son Garret; witn esses were Benjamin Chew, Edward Tilghman Jr., Joseph Alford, El isha Morriss, Edward Cole, and James Taggert.