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Posted by: Eileen Wilson (ID *****8668) Date: April 01, 2003 at 12:18:20
In Reply to: CHURCH FAMILY-1800 BUCKS CO PA by ross smith of 2288

Ross, is this the correct Joseph Church? This from the Abstracts of Bucks County Wills available at

Page 81. Joseph Church, Buckingham Twp. January 1, 1822. Proved June 5,
1822. Son-in-law Jonas Fell exr. Wife Mary. Ch. Sarah Fell, Elenor
Bradshaw, Elizabeth Church, Rachel Moore, Jane Moore, Mary and Melison
Church. Wits: William Watson and Samuel Smith.

If so, this will indicates that he was still married at the time of the writing of the will, which occurred only a few months before it was proved.

This might be the will of his brother, Moses, which names Joseph as his brother, and the same daughters:

Page 397. Moses Church, Buckingham Twp. December 16, 1811. Proved April
1, 1820. Cousen [sic] Jonathan Fell and William Large exrs. Bro. Joseph
wearing apparel. Niece Elizabeth Carlile 20. Niece Sarah Brannon 5,
residue to seven nieces Sarah, Elenor, Rachel, Elizabeth, Jane, Mary
and Melicent Church, daus. of bro. Joseph Church.
Wits: John Shroger and Anne Wilkinson. ("Ann has left this part of the

Hope this helps.

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