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Re: Jury family of Greenfield ohio
Posted by: Laura Burgess Frankhauser Date: December 22, 2001 at 16:09:47
In Reply to: Jury family of Greenfield ohio by Michael P Cooksey of 371

How do you fit in Michael? I'd love to swap information. Lot's of Jury descendant's in Highland Co/Fayette Co OH area. Though my branch doesn't carry the name we are still on the tree. I guess I'll start with what I have on the Richard Lewis & Mary Thomas. Two of their children came to OH. I am from Eleanor Jury who married Isaac Todhunter. The Lewis SR's line carrys the last name JURY.


Richard Jury died 1761, Lodon, Co, Britain Twp, Chester Co, PA, bur Millersburg, Dauphane CO, PA
Settled London Co, Britain Twp, Chester Co, PA. A Welsh settlement. Richard lived here until he died.
He paid the tax rate in Chester County from 1747 - 1763. Though he died in 1761.
Mary paid taxes after his death until 1776.
(m ca 1740)
Mary Thomas b PA, d aft 1781 where she was in Loudon Co, VA
dau of Rev. Owen Thomas & Eleanor.
Rev. Thomas was the second pastor of the Welsh settlement Baptist Church, one of the first churches built in PA
Owen Thomas b 1676 Gwrgodllys, Pembroke, Wales. He died 11/12/1760 Yellow Springs, VA.
Eleanor left a will dtd 12/7/1761 Vincent Twp, Chester Co, VA which list the following ch: David, Morris, Owen, Sarah, Elizabeth, Mary. She list the following Grandchildren: Eleanor Evans dt to Sarah & Abner Evans; Eleanor Thomas dt to Elizabeth & Joseph Thomas; and Eleanor Jury,

Children-JURY (all born London, Britain Twp, Chester Co, PA)

1. Rachel b ca 1741 (Rachel Jury m 28 Nov 1769 to John Hunt in Philadelphia County, PA

2. Thomas b ca 1743

3. LEWIS JURY, SR b ca 1745 London, Britain Twp, Chester Co, PA, d aft 1830 Perry Twp, Fayette Co, OH
1830 Census - Lewis Jury age 80-90 (listed with William Jury's family - his son)
m to Elizabeth                                                 ( 6 or 8 ch )

4. Owen b ca 1747
5. David b ca 1749
6. Lydia b ca 1751
7. Margaret b ca 1753, m William Richard Carter

8. Eleanor (mentioned in Grandmother Eleanor Thomas's will in 1761)
b ca 1755 London, Britain Twp, Chester Co, PA
d 21 Dec 1831, age ca 76 yrs, Walnut Creek, Perry Twp (was then Greene Twp) Fayette Co, OH,
bur Walnut Creek Cemetery, Perry Twp, Fayette Co, Ohio.
m ca 1780 Leesburg, Loudoun Co, VA to Isaac Todhunter b 4 May 1756 Whiteland, Chester Co, PA,
d 3 Aug 1821, age 65 Perry Twp, Fayette Co, Ohio, bur Walnut Creek Cemetery, Perry Twp, FC, OH ( 8 ch )

9. Abner b ca 1760
10 Sarah b ac 1762

Mary, gave deed to Oliver Russell, for 103 acres of land located in London, Brittain Twp, Chester Co, PA dated 5/12/1777. The deed signed by Mary, Richard Jury's widow and her ten children: Rachel, Thomas, Lewis, Owen, David, Lydia, Margaret, Eleanor, Abner, Sarah. Mary Jury emmigrated to Loudon County, Virginia sometime after 1781 which was the last year she paid taxes in Chester Co, PA.

Virginia Tax Payers by Fothergill
Abner Jury, 1 poll Berkeley Co, VA 1782
David Jury, 1 poll Loudoun Co, VA 1782

1790 VA census- NO Jury's
1790 MD - Lewis Jury

Abraham Jury, believed to be the brother of Richard Jury, arrived in America later than Richard. (1754)
He was of French Huguenot descent and imigrated from Switzerland. He was among the earliest settlers on the Wisconisco District. He located within the valley not far from the twon of Millersburg, Dauphene Co, PA.


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