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Jonathan Harlan (1755 - abt. 1841)

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Jonathan Harlan
Born in West Marborough Twp., Chester, Pennsylvaniamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church in Wilmington, Delewaremap
Husband of — married in Chester, Pennsylvaniamap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Scott Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
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Jonathan is No. 443 n the Harlan Book

Married in Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church

Jonathan was born in 1755 in West Marlborough Twp., Chester, Pennsylvania, the son of Jonathan Harland and his wife. Jonathan Harlan was a miller and farmer.

Jonathan enlisted in 1777 as a private, 4th Co, 8th Battalion under captains Trussey and Moore while in the Revolutionary War. He was at Valley Forge and his pension was granted in 1835.

He married twice. First, on October 24, 1781, at Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church in Wilmington, Delaware, he married Abigail Harlan McCall, daughter of Joshua Harland and his wife Abigail Green, and the widow of Benjamin McCall. They had three children: Abigail, Caleb and Jesse. Wife Abigail died in Kennet Twp., Chester County, October 13, 1790.

He married, second, to Elizabeth Fawcett, b. 1765 in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Jonathan and Elizabeth had eight children: Lydia, Mary, Jonathan, Sarah, Betsey, Rachel, Amos and Jacob.

Jonathan died in 1841 in Scott Twp., Lawrence, Pennsylvania, and is buried at the Baptist Church Burying Grounds near Harlansburg.


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