GREGG, William*


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GREGG, William*

  • Born: 1642, Glenarm Barony, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
  • Marriage (1): WILKINSON, Ann*
  • Died: 1 Jul 1687, Strand Mills, New Castle County, Delaware, United States 1529
  • Buried: New Castle County, Delaware, United States 1529

  Birth Notes:

William Gregg b 1642 in Glenarm Barony, Antrim, Ireland, d in Strand Mills, New Castle Co, DE, married Ann Wilkinson. (LDS Ancestry File)

  Death Notes:

William Gregg died "ye Ist of ye 7th month and was buried on his own plantation 1687." (citing Kennett MM records).

  Burial Notes:

Buried on his plantation.


  Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence, 11 Mar 1684/85, Christiana Hundred, New Castle County on Delaware, Pennsylvania Colony. 1529 William Gregg came from Ireland and settled on a tract of 400 acres in Christiana Hundred, New Castle County, surveyed to him 3 Mo 11, 1685.

2. Story. (posted at Gregg Family website) According to the "Immigration of Irish Quakers" William GREGG (1642-1687) and his wife Ann came to America with the DIXON, HOLLINGSWORTH, and SHARPLEY families of northern Ireland. In the book "Quaker Greggs" William Gregg left Ireland in 1682 on the ship "Caledonia" with William HOGE. William built a log cabin located on Stand Milas in 1684, his neighbors were Henry, and Thomas HOLLINGSWORTH, Thomas WOOLASTEN, George HOGG, William HOGE, John HUSSY, and William DIXON.

3. Story. 1512 Came from Ireland and took up land in 1684, near Brandywine.


William* married Ann* WILKINSON, daughter of Family WILKINSON and Unknown. (Ann* WILKINSON was born in 1644 in Ardmore, Waterford, Ireland and died on 5 Jan 1691/92 in Strand Mills, New Castle County, Delaware, United States.)

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