John Fenwick (abt. 1618 - bef. 1684)
Stanton, Northumberland, England
before 16 Apr 1684
Salem, Province of New Jersey
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John was a Friend (Quaker)
John Fenwick, the second son of Sir William Fenwick, was born at Stanton Manor, Northumberland, England to an ancient family of wealth and influence.
Marriage and Children
Married: 1st - Elizabeth Covert before 10 May 1644 (date of lawsuit), who gave birth to three daughters: Elizabeth, Anne and Priscilla. 
In 1665, John and Elizabeth Fenwick joined the Religious Society of Friends, or Quakers.
Married: 2nd -Mary Marten, widow of Richard Rogers and sister of Henry Marten, on 5 May 1655 at St. Bride's Fleet Stree in London, England. They had no children.
Died: Between 7 August 1683 and 16 April 1684.
Dates will made and proved.
Chronology of Manuscripts
1649: Feb. 11 - certificate of church membership (Quaker) to Major John Fenwick
1651: Sept. 4 - Commission to Major John Fenwick to be Capt. of a troop of horse
1675: arrival of the ship Griffin in New Jersey, with John Fenwick, family and settlers
1675: Nov. 17 - grant from the Indians to John Fenwick for first tract of land
1675: Feb. 6 - grant from the Indians to John Fenwick for Little and Great Cohansey
1675/6: Jan. 8 - Indians agree with John Fenwick to relinquish all claims for first land purchase
1676:: March 2 - grant from the Indians to John Fenwick for lands along Salem Creek
1676: March 14 - grant from the Indians to John Fenwick for lands between Salem Creek and Cohansey
1678: Aug. 27, Aug. 31, Feb. 7 - letters from John Fenwick to his wife Mary in London
1682: March 23 - William Penn signs his counterpart of deed from John Fenwick for lands in West Jersey
1684: April 13 - will of John Fenwick, one exe was Smith-68161
1684: April 13 - copy of an agreement between William and the executors of John Fenwick
Footnotes and citations:
1.0 1.1 1.2 Richardson. 1.3 Royal Ancestry. (2013): vol. 2 p. 559.
↑ Richardson, Douglas. Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, exp. 2nd ed. in 4 vols, (Salt Lake City, Utah, 2011): vol. II, pages 150. ↑ Chronology for John Fenwick
Richardson, Douglas. Royal Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, in 5 vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah, 2013): vol. 2 p. 559.
Richardson, Douglas. Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, exp. 2nd ed. in 4 vols, (Salt Lake City, Utah, 2011): vol. 2, p. 150.
A Sketch of the Life & Character of John Fenwick, online database, Google Books, John Clement, (Philadelphia, Pennsylvia, Friends' Historical Association, 1875).
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Hugh le Bigod:
John is the son of Elizabeth (Gargrave) Fenwick
Elizabeth is the daughter of Anne (Waterton) Gargrave
Anne is the daughter of Thomas Waterton MP
Thomas is the son of Joan (Tempest) Waterton
Joan is the daughter of Rosamund (Bolling) Tempest
Rosamund is the daughter of Beatrice (Calverley) Bolling
Beatrice is the daughter of Walter Scot Calverley
Walter is the son of Joan (Bigod) Calverly
Joan is the daughter of John Bigod
John is the son of Roger Bigod
Roger is the son of John Bigod Sr
John is the son of Ralph (Bigod) le Bigod
Ralph is the son of Hugh (Bigod) le Bigod
Note Richardson does not cover the Bolling-Calverley section (RA2013 5:325)
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