Lewis, Nancy Ann (b. , d. ?)
Note: age 42 yrs 3 mo 3d w/o John
Note: Title: Will of Samuel Phillips of Upper Merion, Montgomery Cty., PA. Dated 29 September 1790
Page: Lists dau. Keziah Phillips, Leah Phillips, Joshua Phillips, Rachel Phillips, Catharine Phillips.
Title: Sam D. Lawson, bulldog2429@@voyager.net
PHILLIPS, SAMUEL. Upper Merion.
June 2, 1787. September 29, 1790. 1.231
To grandson Phineas, son of Joshua, farm, 100 acres. He to provide maintenance
for sister Jemima during life. To daughter Rachel, 60 pds. To daughter Leah,
20 pds. To each of her children their share of 52 pds. as they come of age.
To daughter Catharine, 30 pds. and to each of her children their portional
share of 42 pds. there being 7 children. To daughter Keziah, 142 pds. To son
Jonathan, 199 acres. Rem. of estate equally divided among children.
Exec: Son Jonathan Phillips.
Wit: James Davis, Jonathan Tucker.
Note: BIBLE AND FAMILY RECORDS
Presently owned by Mrs. Philip STRAUSZ, 2255 Lawrence Avenue,
John STURGIS, born in England, in 1749.
Leah PHILLIPS, born 7 June, 1751
Isaac STURGIS No Date Given
Philip STURGIS 3 March, 1784
Phineas F. STURGIS 19 February, 1777
Leah STURGIS 1785
John P. STURGIS May, 1791
Jane STURGIS September, 1787
John STURGIS in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1775
Leah PHILLIPS in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1775
Isaac STURGIS No Name Given
Philip STURGIS Unmarried
Phineas F. STURGIS Elizabeth WEST
Leah STURGIS Levi HEROD
John P. STURGIS Hannah LINCOLN
Jane STURGIS Gideon WAY
The said John STURGIS born 1749, Enlisted in Capt. Josiah HAMER'S
Company of First Pennsylvania Battalion in October, 1775, commanded
by Colonel John Philip de HASS under whom he served on expedition
in Crown Point and Ticonderoga. He served from October, 1775,
to November 13, 1776. His name also appears on the rolls as a
private in Capt. Peter HOSLEINS Company, Philadelphia Militia,
John STURGIS is also given in list of associations and Militia of
City of Philadelphia, a return of the 4th, 5th, and 6th Classes of
Chesnut Ward under command of Thomas BRADFORD. Residence during
Revolutionary War in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
John STURGIS came to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from England with
his brothers, Nathan STURGIS and Amos STURGIS, settled near Philadelphi
Pennsylvania, and afterwards living in Philadelphia, married Leah PHILLIPS
of Philadelphia, in 1775, and several children were born to them.
In 1787, moved to Fayette County, Pennsylvania, John P. STURGIS was born.
John STURGIS, the Revolutionary ancestor, died in Pennsylvania,
14 February, 1822, and is buried in Woodbridgetown Cemetery
(Fayette County, Pennsylvania).
S.B. NELSON'S BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY AND HISTORY
REF. BOOK OF FAYETTE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA,
RECORD FROM STATE LIBRARY MILITARY SERVICES
PENN. ARCHIVES, SIXTH SERIES, VOL. 1, Page 730
PENN. ARCHIVES, SIXTH SERIES, VOL. 1, Page 509
PENN. ARCHIVES, FIFTH SERIES, VOL. 2, Page 73
John STURGIS 14 February, 1822
Leah PHILLIPS 12 February, 1794
Addison S. VANCE Born Virginia, 1812
Mary A. STURGIS, daughter of John P. STURGIS and Hannah LINCOLN,
Born Uniontown, Pa., April, 1818
James Andrew DAVIS, Born 22 September, 1831
Lida Virginia DAVIS, Born Morgantown, W Va., 14 June, 1863
Philip STRAUSZ, Born Winchester, Va., May, 1861
Mary A. STURGIS, daughter of John P. STURGIS & Hannah LINCOLN,
married Addison S. VANCE, Morgantown, W. Va., in June, 1834
Mariah Virginia VANCE and James Andrew DAVIS, 25 January, 1855
Lida Virginia DAVIS, daughter of James DAVIS and Mariah VANCE, and
Philip Burt STRAUSZ, 10 February, 1888
Addison S. VANCE Morgantown, W. Va. 1883
Mary A. STURGIS Morgantown, W. Va. March, 1885
James Andrew DAVIS 11 December, 1920
Mariah Virginia VANCE 3 February, 1925
Philip STRAUSZ 9 August, 1907
Note by submitter, Sam D. Lawson: John STURGIS was the son of
Thomas STURGIS and Catherine ROBERTS. He married to Leah PHILLIPS,
the daughter of Samuel PHILLIPS and Keziah ABRAHAM. Leah was born
7 November, 1752. She was the Granddaughter of Griffith PHILLIPS.
John and Leah are buried in the Woodbridgetown Cemetery in Fayette County,
Anyone knowing more information on the PHILLIPS, DAVIS or the
STURGIS families, please, E-mail me, Sam D. Lawson, a
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