~ McFarland

Joseph McFarland

Joseph McFarland was a signer of the petition to organize Tinicum Township. His father, Robert McFarland, 1675-1740, born in County Tyrone, Ireland received a land grant from William Penn. He had three sons: Robert, Joseph and William. I believe this information to be correct for my paternal lineage:

  1. Robert McFarland 1675-1740 born Ireland
  2. Joseph McFarland 1711-1759 born Ireland
  3. John McFarland 1741-1797 born Tinicum Township, Bucks County, Penn.
  4. Robert McFarland 1771-1834 born Penn., Tinicum Township, Bucks County (?)
  5. Ezekiel McFarland 1816-1881 born Coshocton County, Ohio
  6. John McFarland 1857-1936
  7. Ulysses McFarland 1880-1944
  8. Lewis McFarland 1909-1996
  9. Dean McFarland 1936-1984 (my father)

John McFarland, son of Joseph, shows up in the 1780 census under Bucks County. Anyway, I am trying to find out the wife's surnames for (1) Robert, (2) Joseph, (3) John. I believe the Tinicum Presbyterian Church may have records for marriages, births, etc.

Kindly submitted: Deanna McFarland
Deanna.McFarland@verizon.net

Joseph McFarland - Died November 6, 1759, in the 55th year of his age. The Stewart burying-ground, known locally as Bunker Hill Cemetery, and near which he believes to have been the site of the first Tinicum Presbyterian Church, (of which the church at Red Hill is the successor,) is located in Tinicum township 2 1/2 miles, in a direct line northeast from Ottsville, and one mile, in a direct line, southeast from Revere.
Papers Read before the bucks County Historical Society,IV, page 117

  MCFARLAND of Chester County - -

1830 Census

Henry Mcfarland
1830: Nockamixon, Bucks, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania, Land Warrants, 1733-1987

Joseph McFarland
Acreage: 150
Warrant Date: 12 Dec 1751
Bucks



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