north coventry, south coventry and east coventry. the orginal township of coventry doubtless received its name from samuel nutt, an early settler, who came from coventry, in warwickshire, england.
the rate of highest district from skoolkill to brandiwine, includes john rutter
in 1722 the district was called skoolkill. in 1722 the district was called scoolkil and there were 27 taxbles. in 1724 we first find the name coventry and the following taxables; samuel nutt, john rutter.
warwick twp. this townhip war formd by the divsion of e. nantmeal in 1842 and received its name for warwick iron works. among the work done at an early period warkwick furnace was casting of the franklin stoves, an invention of benjamin franklin. robert grace who married the widow of samuel nutt, jr. had at this time charge of the warwick furnance.
the next place of manafacture was on french creek, but there seems to be some uncertainty and obscurity about the time. samuel nutt, who came from coventy, in warwickshire in england, in 1714 was styled of birmingham.
it has been suggested that samuel savage, whose wie was the d/o thomas rutter, and subsequently the wife of samuel nutt, had become interested in the iron business on french creek. his will dated sept 25, 179, styles him of 'mahanatania" in the co. of phila. the will was proved july 19, 1720, but his death may have occurred soon after the will was written. it is scarcely probable that samuel nutt married he widow before the date of his letter was written. letter written , phila. july 2, 1720
nutt, samuel, founder of the coventry iron works came from coventy, england. samuel nutt, sr. married anna, widow of samuel savage and d/o thomas rutter, and her dau. rebecca savage, became the wife of samuel nutt, jr. may 17, 1733. pa. gazett, may 29, 1740. we heard from french creek, in chester co, on mon. last robert grace, a gentlman of this city, was married to mrs. rebecca nut, an agreeable young lady, with a fortune of 10 thousand ponds.
samuel nutt, jr. left no son and that name becam extinct in that family.
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