John Beales

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ChartsAncestors of Jennie Luene Logan
John Beales, son of John Beals and Mary Clayton, was born at Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, 28 September 1685.1 He died at Monocacy, Frederick Co., Maryland, 1746.2

John married Sarah Bowater, daughter of Thomas Bowater and Sarah Edge, at Chester Meeting House 14 November 1711.3,4

At the Chester Monthly Meeting, 28 October 1728, John Beales produced a certificate for himself, wife Sarah and children from New Garden.5

At the Chester Monthly Meeting of 28 May 1733, Sarah Beales, now Mills, daughter of John Beals, acknowledged marrying by a priest and disorderly conversation some years past when she lived in Chester; her father requested a certificate for her to Nottingham, she being removed to Mannokisey, which is in the verge of Nottingham Monthly Meeting. John Beals also requested a certficate to Nottingham for himself, his wife Sarah and children.6


Sarah Bowater b. 17 Aug 1688
  • Sarah Beales+6 b. 20 Jul 1715, d. 9 Sep 1800
  • John Beales7 b. 17 Apr 1717
  • Thomas Beals7 b. 14 Mar 1719/20, d. 29 Aug 1801
  • Prudence Beales7 b. say 1722
  • Mary Ann Beales7 b. say 1724
  • Phoebe Beales7 b. say 1726
  • Bowater Beales7 b. say 1728
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  1. [S1609] John Pitts Launey and F. Edward Wright, Early Church Records of Delaware County, PA: Volume 1 (Westminster, Maryland: Family Line Publications, 1997), 1, further cited as Launey and Wright, Delaware Co. Church Records Vol 1.
  2. [S1612] Clarence A. Bales, Bales Families in East Tennessee (Jefferson City, Tennessee: s.p., 1952), 7, further cited as Bales, Bales Families in East Tennessee.
  3. [S1609] Launey and Wright, Delaware Co. Church Records Vol 1, 90.
  4. [S1610] Edna Harvey Joseph, et al., "Descendants of Hunt, Woolman, Borton, Beals, Mills, Hussey, Jessup, Small, Chipman, Shields", microform copy: FHL Film/Fiche #1561672, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, 95. Photocopied from typescript in the Quaker Collection, Guilford College Library; filmed in 1988, further cited as Joseph, et al., "Descendants of Hunt."
  5. [S1609] Launey and Wright, Delaware Co. Church Records Vol 1, 113-4.
  6. [S1609] Launey and Wright, Delaware Co. Church Records Vol 1, 119.
  7. [S1610] Joseph, et al., "Descendants of Hunt", 100.