2. JOHN'THE ELDER'2 SIPPLE (GARRETT1) was born Abt. 1682 in Accomack Co. VA, and died Bef. 16 December 1752 in Kent Co. DE. He married (1) SUSANNA SIMMONS Bef. 14 February 1722/23, daughter of STEPHEN SIMMONS and SARAH FREEMAN. He married (2) PRUDENCE GARRETT Bef. 30 October 1752. Notes for JOHN'THE ELDER' SIPPLE:
On 7 MAY 1711 John bought from Griffeth Hughs and wife Anne, for 10 pounds, 50 acres on the north side of a fork of Murderkill Creek, adjoining Richard Wells. On 14 MAY 1729 John and wife Susannah sold the same land to David Leech, for 32 pounds. On 14 FEB 1723 John and wife Susanna sold to Cornelius Sullivan land she had inherited from her father, Stephen Simmons, adjoining former land of Thomas Heatherd. The land was called "Liverpool" and was on the north side of Murder Creek and Services Branch. On 17 NOV 1727 John and Susannah sold land to John Bowers, part of a tract called "New Seven Haven." William Freeman, the original owner, had died intestate and without issue, and the land went to his sister Sarah and her husband, Cornelius Sullivan. Cornelius and Sarah sold it to William Annand, who conveyed it back to Sullivan, who conveyed it to Sipple on 14 FEB 1723. John made his will 30 OCT 1752; it was probated 16 DEC 1752. In it he mentioned his wife Prudence; sons Martinus, Nathaniel, Uriah, John, and William; daughters Rachel, Sarah, and Joanna; Sarah
Millally. His executors were Prudence and his sons William and John; witnesses were Mark Smith, John Clother, and James Berry. On 13 AUG 1754 Prudence, William Sipple, and John Sipple, executors of John's will, sold, for 90 pounds, 175 acres in Murderkill Hd. called Mary and Ann, to Joseph Campbell. The land had been conditionally left to his son Uriah, who did not fulfill the conditions of the will. Uriah apparently acquired part of the tract regardless, as he sold it in 1756. Notes for PRUDENCE GARRETT:
On 26 NOV 1754 Prudence bought from Mary Pleasenton, for 75 pounds, a 300-acre tract in Mispillion Hd., part of a larger tract called "Long Acre," beginning near Rawlings's land. On 10 MAY 1759 she conveyed the land left her in John's will to his son Martinus for 12 pounds. On 16 SEP 1765 she sold to Matthew Jarrard Sr. of Kent Co., for 20 pounds, part of a tract in Mispillion Hd. called "Long Acre."
Children of JOHN SIPPLE and SUSANNA SIMMONS are:
i. MARTINUS3 SIPPLE, b. Bet. 1699 - 1737; d. 1793, Kent Co. DE; m. ANNA UNKNOWN, Bef. 15 November 1759, Kent Co. DE. Notes for MARTINUS SIPPLE:
On 15 Nov 1759 Martinus and wife Anna of Murderkill Hundred sold to Henry Peterson, for 26 pounds, the land conveyed to him by his mother in May 1759. On 11 Feb 1760 Martinus sold to Michael Furbee, for 200 pounds, 200 acres in Murderkill forest, part of the dwelling plantation of his deceased father. On 25 Nov 1761 Martinus and Anna gave to Anna's son John Cole 36 acres, including the house they lived in, on condition that they continue to use the land during their lifetime; the land, part of 100 acres surveyed for Martinus by warrant, adjoined John Cloather and Michal Furbey. Martinus, of Duck Creek, made his will 3 Sep 1793; it was proved 12 Nov 1793. In it he mentioned Rebecca Sipple, friend John Cole, and Sarah Sipple. His executor was John Cole; witnesses were James Henry, John Edwards, and Samuel Staats. Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Kent Co., DE Probate Records, Martinus Sipple's will, Arch. A46:151, Reg. of Wills N:60. unknown author, Mary Marshall Brewer. Kent County, Delaware, Land Records. Volum e 7: 1756-1764. Family Line Publications, Westminster, Maryland , 1997. (), Page 107; Brewer cites Kent Co. deed P:228.
5. ii. NATHANIEL SIPPLE, b. Abt. 1702.
iii. SARAH SIPPLE, b. Abt. 1704; m. BENJAMIN FURBEE, Bef. 20 February 1768, Kent Co. DE.
iv. JOANNA SIPPLE, b. Abt. 1706.
v. WILLIAM SIPPLE, b. Abt. 1708; m. ELIZA UNKNOWN, Bef. 20 March 1754, Kent Co. DE. Notes for WILLIAM SIPPLE:
William lived in 1749 in Dover, Kent County, Delaware. On 20 Mar 1754 William and wife Eliza sold to Nimrod Maxwell, for 100 pounds, a 100-acre tract called 'Oxford' that William had bought from Thomas Green for 75 pounds on 14 Dec 1749. Mary Marshall Brewer Kent County, Delaware Land Records: 1749-1756., Vol. 6 (Westminster, Maryland: Family Line Publications, 1997), Pages 13, 124; Brewer cites Kent Co. deeds O:26, 224. Hereinafter cited as Kent Co., DE Land Records: 1749-1756.
vi. RACHEL SIPPLE, b. Abt. 1710; m. UNKNOWN MANLOVE.
vii. URIAH SIPPLE, b. Abt. 1712. Notes for URIAH SIPPLE:
On 11 Nov 1756 Uriah sold to Nimrod Maxwell, for 50 pounds, a tract of 44 acres 67 perches called 'Mary and Anne' in Murderkill Hd. on the east side of Black Swamp, adjoining Joseph Campbell. Kent Co., DE deed: S:56. Mary Marshall Brewer Kent Co., DE Land Records: 1749-1756, Page 192; Brewer cites Kent Co. deed O:349.
6. viii. JOHN'THE YOUNGER' SIPPLE, b. Bet. 1699 - 1728; d. Bef. 24 November 1795, Kent Co. DE.
3. CHRISTOPHER2 SIPPLE (GARRETT1) was born Abt. 1680 in Accomack Co. VA, and died Bef. 24 February 1752 in Murderkill Creek Hundred, Kent Co. DE. He married MARY. She died 22 August 1788. Notes for CHRISTOPHER SIPPLE:
On 17 JUN 1682 Garrett was deeded a cow by his grandfather Christopher Calvert.
Witnesses were George Porter and Will Stevens. Christopher bought 50 acres from William Hilliard on 20 Jul 1711 and acquired 200 acres by warrant on 30 Sep 1717. On 10 Feb 1720/21 Christopher, of Murderkill Hd., sold to John Morris of Mispillion Hd., for 2 pounds, a tract
of land, warrant dated at Philadelphia 30 Oct 1717, 200 acres, by Browns Branch of Murder Creek, to the line of Lewis Davis's land. On 10 May 1744 Christopher made a deed of gift to Zachary Goforth, who had married his daughter
Sarah, of 100 acres near Jonecake Landing in Murderkill Hd. Christopher made his will on 7 Dec 1751; it was proved 24 Feb 1752. His heirs were his wife (unnamed); sons Christopher, Raymond, and Silva; daughters Mary, Elizabeth,
Alice, and Priscill a Sipple, Sarah Goforth, and Mary Ann Jenkins; granddaughter Mary Jenkins. Executors were his wife Mary, his brother John Sipple (deceased by 16 Dec 1752), and his friend Mark Manlove. On 15 Aug 1753 Mary,
now married to Ezekiel Cowgill, and the other surviving executor, Mark Manlove, released to Thomas Christophers, for 100 pounds, a tract called 'Sipples Choice' in Murderkil l Hd. 6 7 8 9 Sources:
Title: International Genealogical Index Microfilm 1903509
Abbrev: IGI Microfilm 1903509
Author: Family History Library
Publication: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Salt Lake City, UT, Copyright 1980, 1997
Title: Kent County, Delaware, Land Records, Volume: 1: 1680-1701
Abbrev: Kent Co., DE Land 1680-1701
Author: Mary Brewer
Publication: Family Line Publications, Westminster, Maryland, 1996
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Name: Family History Library Page: Christopher SIPPLE (AFN: TNX2-B4)
Title: The Hargadines and Other Delaware and Maryland Families
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Author: Donald O. Virdin
Page: Virdin says Christopher is 'probably' Garrett's son.
Title: Warren Lewis Duffie.
Abbrev: Warren Lewis Duffie.
Page: Duffie cites World Family Tree, Vol. 10, tree #0290.
Submitted by Dorothy L. Nichols, 263 Tanglewood Estates, Selma, AL 36701.
Name: Warren Lewis Duffie
Notes for MARY:
Before 15 AUG 1753 Mary married Ezekiel Cowgill. She had children by him beginning in 1754. More About MARY:
Burial: 23 August 1788, Little Creek meeting house, Kent Co. DE
Children of CHRISTOPHER SIPPLE and MARY are:
i. CHRISTOPHER3 SIPPLE.
ii. RAYMOND SIPPLE. Notes for RAYMOND SIPPLE:
On 12 AUG 1755 Raymond, a yeoman, sold to Zachery Goforth, for 5 shillings, 50 acres in Murderkill Hd., part of a tract called "St. Colum" on the south side of Jonacake Creek, adjoining Joseph Price, and also another 100 acres of the same tract, called "Hangmans Nick," beginning at Doctors Branch and adjoining Benjamin Reynolds. At the same time Raymond sold to Goforth, for 5 shillings, a Negro man
named Cezar, then in the possession of Ezekiel Cowgill, whom Raymond had inherited from his father, as well as his right in the remainder of his father's personal estate and any rents due him. In exchange, Goforth bound himself, for 150 pounds, "dureing the naturall life of the afsd Raymond Sipple [to] find or
procure him sufficient meat drink apearell washing and lodging."
iii. SILVA SIPPLE, d. 1777. Notes for SILVA SIPPLE:
On 24 JAN 1767 Ezekiel Cowgill requested a certificate from the Duck Creek Meeting for his son-in-law (i.e., stepson?) Sylira? Sipple, who was bound as an apprentice at Wilmington. Daniel Cowgill, next of kin, was appointed administrator of Silva's estate. iv. MARY SIPPLE.
v. ELIZABETH SIPPLE.
vi. ALICE SIPPLE.
vii. PRISCILLA SIPPLE.
viii. SARAH SIPPLE, m. ZACHARIAH GOFORTH, 1744, Salem Co. NJ.
ix. MARY ANN SIPPLE.
4. WAITMAN2 SIPPLE, SR. (GARRETT1) was born 12 May 1673 in Accomack Co. VA, and died 7 May 1772 in Kent Co. DE. He married (1) ELIZABETH COLE Abt. 1698. She was born Abt. 1678 in Talbot Co. MD, and died Bef. 12 June 1722 in Kent Co. DE. He married (2) LYDIA LYSONBY Abt. 1701 in Kent Co. DE, daughter of HENRY LYSONBY. She was born Abt. 1680 in Kent Co. DE. Notes for WAITMAN SIPPLE, SR.:
On 17 JUN 1682 Waitman was deeded a cow by his grandfather Christopher Calvert.
Witnesses were George Porter and Will Stevens. On 30 SEP 1717 Waitman received a warrant for 200 acres in Kent Co. from the Proprietaries of the Province of PA, in which he is identified as a gentleman and as the son of Waitman Sr. In 1742 Waitman and Lydia transferred to George Hart Jr. a parcel of land from a tract called "Pipe Elms." On 12 FEB 1749 a tract formerly belonging to Joseph Miller, deceased, was conveyed to Waitman Sipple Sr. by Thomas Parke, high sheriff. Waitman's death was reported in The Pennsylvania Gazette on 7 MAY 1772: "This venerable gentleman had reputably filled the different characters of master, neighbor, father and husband...had acquired plentiful fortune...which he shared with the poor.... His virtues were manifold, and secured the esteem of all who knew him. He left a great number of descendants." Waitman made his will 10 JAN 1772; it was probated 30 MAY 1772. Heirs were wife Lidia; son Garret; daughters Susanna Killen (wife of Henry Killen), Mary Caldwell (wife of Andrew
Caldwell); granddaughter Elizabeth Griffin, daughter of Susanna by her late husband Owen Griffin; grandson John Hilliard, son of Charles Hilliard and daughter Ruth, dec'd.; Waitman Booth; son-in-law Henry Killen. Executor was son Garret; witnesses were Benjamin Chew, Edward Tilghman Jr., Joseph Alford, Elisha Morriss, Edward Cole, and James Taggert.
Calendar of Kent County Delaware Probate Records 1680 - 1800
Sipple, Waitman, Sr.Will. Made Jan. 10, 1772. Heirs: wife Lidia; son Garret; daus. Susanna Killen (wife of Henry Killen), Mary Caldwell (wife of Andrew Caldwell); granddau. Elizabeth Griffin, dau. of Susanna by her late husband Owen Griffin; grandson John Hilliard, son of Charles Hilliard & dau. Ruth, dec'd; Waitman Booth; son-in-law Henry Killen. Exec'r, son Garret. Wits., Benjamin Chew, Edward Tilghman, Jr., Joseph Alford, Elisha Morriss, Edward Cole, James Taggert. Prob. May 30, 1772. Arch. vol. A46, page 177. Reg. of Wills, Liber L, folio 115.
More About WAITMAN SIPPLE, SR.:
Will: Bet. 10 January - 30 May 1772, Dover, Kent Co. DE; Will Book L, page 115 Notes for LYDIA LYSONBY:
On 12 JUN 1722, as Lydia Sipple, she witnessed a deed.
Children of WAITMAN SIPPLE and ELIZABETH COLE are:
7. i. WAITMAN3 SIPPLE, JR., b. 1702; d. 7 February 1762, Kent Co. DE.
8. ii. SUSANNA SIPPLE, d. 1787.
iii. MARY SIPPLE, m. ANDREW CALDWELL, Bef. 1772. Notes for MARY SIPPLE:
In 1800 there was an Andrew Caldwell household in Mispillion Hundred, Kent Co., DE, with one male under 10, one male 26-45, one female under 10, one female 16-26, and one female 26-45.
iv. RUTH SIPPLE, m. CHARLES HILLIARD. Notes for RUTH SIPPLE:
In 1800 there was a Charles Hillyard household in St. Jones Hundred, Kent Co., DE, with one male under 10, one male 10-16, one male 16-26, one male 26-45, four females under 10, two females 10-16, one female 26-45, and one female over 45. v. GARRETT SIPPLE, b. Abt. 1740; d. Bef. 9 May 1804, Murderkill Creek Hundred, Kent Co. DE; m. (1) ELIZABETH BERRY; b. 7 November 1739, Talbot Co. MD; d. 25 August 1788, Murderkill Creek Hundred, Kent Co. DE; m. (2) SARAH UNKNOWN; d. 4 October 1799, Murderkill Creek Hundred, Kent Co. DE.