Notice that there are no Wilcocksons at the wedding, but the Powell family is there in full force.
George Wilcockson was a weaver whose home was in Uwchlan Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. No additional records of George Wilcockson were found at Radnor Meeting House.
(2) Is Isaac Wilcockson (~1724 1765) a brother to John and George II.
(3) Why didnt John and Isaac marry as Quakers when their parents appear obviously so?
Surname spelling in documents will be retained whenever possible, and Wilcoxson and Wilcockson will be used in a generic fashion. Beware of middle names and initials with 2nd generation Wilcoxsons. This Chapter includes: Part One - Immigrant: George Wilcoxson (1692-1739) Elizabeth Powell Part Two - Children and Grandchildren of George Wilcoxson and Elizabeth Powell (I) John Wilcoxson (born 1720) - see his separate chapter (II) Isaac Wilcoxson (~1724 - 1765) 1. David Lewis and Henry Lawrence are appointed to inspect into his clearness and conversation and bring an account thereof to the next meeting.
15 April 1719 - Radnor Monthly Meeting, Chester County, Pennsylvania (with some spelling corrections and punctuation added, but names as spelled): Whereas George Wilcockson, son of John Wilcockson of Cossal in Nottinghamshire in Great Britain, Batchelor, and Elizabeth Powell daughter of Rowland Powell of the Township of Haverford in the County of Chester in the Province of Pennsylvania, Spinster, having declared their intentions of Marriage before several Monthly Meetings of the People called QUAKERS, according to the good Order used among them whose proceedings therein after a deliberate consideration thereof and having consent of Parents and Relations concerned, nothing appearing to obstruct were left to their freedom to proceed by the said Meetings.
George Wilcockson for 21 pounds grants to Phillip Yarnall a tract in Uwchlan Counded by land of David Davis, Joseph Phipps, David Roberts, John Evans and Thomas Pugh containing 95 acres. Delivered in the presence of Aubrey Roberts and Ruth Roberst. (F) (From: Abstracts of Chester County Land Records, Volume Two 1729-1745 by Carol Bryant), page 117 as found ofn Early Records of Chester County, Pa, 1700's to 1800 by Colonial Roots on CD) Comment: This writer believes the 1730 date may be wrong, as George Wilcockson was granted 95 acres in 1734 - see details to follow.
Land Patent of George Wilcockson 1734 Land Survey: By the Proprietaries, Pennsylvania.
Willcoxen stated his great grandfather was a native of Wales.
* Reliability and source of dates is unknown 2 Edition, Morphew/Murphy Story J. Murphy, last previous revision 8 April 2012; this update is 29 April 2012.
Introduction There are several immigrant lines of Wilcocksons in this country; but George Wilcockson and Elizabeth Powell family line originated in eastern Pennsylvania.
Parents: Rowland Powell and Maud Richards, both born in Wales Children: Daughter Mary Wilcockson is recorded, but John, Isaac, Hannah, and George Wilcockson lack proof.
Wilcoxson See John Wilcox 1766 1819 Controversy on Daniel Wilcoxson, son of Isaac Wilcoxson (~1727 1765) New - Isaac Wilcockson Martha Bane Marriage in Delaware New - Martha Bane in Trouble with Pennsylvania Quakers George Wilcockson Born: 10 March 1692* England Married: 15 April 1719 at Haverford Quaker Meeting House, Chester County, Pennsylvania Died: before October 1739, at the age of 47, probably Chester County Parents: John Wilcockson of Cossal, Nottinghamshire, England Immigration: 1718 or before Elizabeth Powell Born: 10 March 1696* in Chester County, Pennsylvania Died: 1740 at the age of 44 in Chester County.