McPHERSON, Daniel*
(Cir 1682-1755)
(Abt 1690-1747)
(Abt 1716-Bef 1789)


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McPHERSON, Daniel 3829,3830

  • Born: Abt 1716, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Marriage: RICHARDSON, Mary about 1748 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Died: Bef Nov 1789 3829

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence, 1749, Sadsbury Mtg, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. 986 In 1749, Danl McFarson was received into membership at Salsbury MM (source is original church records on microfilm #562,996).

2. Appearance in Document, 24 Feb 1755, Sadsbury Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. 986 The will of Daniel McFerson mentions children John, Daniel, William, Ann Carter, and Stephen, grandchild Ruth Carter. (Lancaster Co Will Book B, Vol 1, p104)

3. Story. 432 Daniel McPherson was born about 1716 in White Clay Creek Hundred, New Castle Co, DE, and moved to Salisbury Twp, Lancaster Co, PA. About 1748 he married Mary Richardson, daughter of William and Margaret Richardson.

4. Story. 432 In 1749, Daniel McPherson joined the Sadsbury Monthly Meeting of the Society of Friends. On 25 Apr 1752 he was appointed guardian of Charles Richardson, orphan of William Richardson, and in 1755 he served as one of his father's executors. On 13 Dec 1760 he sold 99 acres to Enoch Wickersham for 173 pounds and moved to Frederick Co, Virginia (later Berkeley and now Jefferson Co, West Virginia). On 31 Mar 1770, he bought 567 acres in Frederick Co from Joseph Beeler for 2200 pounds, confirmed by deeds from Robert Loxham on 19 Apr 1770, from Carlile, Dalton and Company on 21 Apr 1770, and from Thomas Ewing, Samuel Brown and George Hite on 8 Oct 1783.

5. Residence, 7 Oct 1771, Hopewell Mtg, Frederick County, Virginia Colony. 3830 Daniel McPherson moved to Hopewell Mtg, VA.

6. Will, 21 Jun 1786. 432 Daniel made his will on 21 Jun 1786, and the estate was probated on 22 Apr 1789. The heirs settled their inheritance in 1790 and 1794.

7. Story. The children of Daniel and Mary were William (b 16 Jul 1749, m Jane Chamberlain, d July 1831 [probably in Berkeley/Jefferson Co, Virginia]), John (b 8 Mar 1753, m Hannah Bond, d after 1833 [probably in Loudoun Co, VA), Daniel (b ca 1755, m Martha Beeson, d ca 1791 in Fairfax Co, VA), Mary (b 18 Mar 1757, m Nathan Haines, d 9 Mar 1815 [probably in Berkeley/Jefferson Co, VA), Isaac (b ca 1759, m1 Elizabeth Roberts, m2 Hannah Ellicott, m3 Tacy Ellicott, d after 1806 [probably nr Baltimore]), Ruth (b 27 Nov 1761, m1 Aquilla Janney, m2 James Mendenhall, d 15 Sep 1821 in Jefferson Co, VA), Rebecca (b ca 1767, m Joseph Neill, d after 1915), and Ann (b ca 1769, m George Moore, d 4 Feb 1842).

8. Story. 995 Daniel lived in Lancaster Co, PA until about 1770. On 7 Oct 1771 Daniel McPherson produced a certificate at Hopewell MM, VA. He became a prominent Friend and from 1777 to 1788 he served frequently on Committees of Hopewell MM (citing records of Lancaster Co PA, Frederick Co VA, Jefferson Co VA, Loudoun Co VA, Fairfax Co VA, Alexandria Co VA, and Berkeley Co VA).

9. Story. 995 Daniel McPherson b ca 1722 in Chester Co, PA, m Mary Richardson, d 1789, children Daniel, William, John, Isaac, Mary, Ruth, Rebecca, and Ann.


Daniel married Mary RICHARDSON, daughter of William RICHARDSON and Margaret UNKNOWN, about 1748 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. (Mary RICHARDSON died before 1811 3831,3832.)

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