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  1. John Lucas: Birth: 11 NOV 1654. Death: 1719 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

  2. Elizabeth Cowgill Lucas: Birth: 1655 in Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire, England. Death: 07 JUN 1712 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  3. Giles Lucas: Birth: 1657 in Deveral, Wilts. Co., England. Death: AFT 1740

  4. Edward Lucas: Birth: 14 MAY 1659 in Deverill, Wiltshire, England. Death: 04 MAY 1740 in Falls Township, Pennsylvania

  5. Rebecca Lucas: Birth: ABT 1661. Death: BET FEB 1747 AND AUG 1748 in Frederick County, Virginia

  6. Sarah Lucas: Birth: 1669. Death: ABT 1687

  7. Robert Lucas: Birth: 1670 in England. Death: ABT 1737


Sources
1. Title:   Some Descendants of Francis Lindsley (1639)
Page:   http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jghts&id=I02099
Publication:   Name: May 2, 2011;
Author:   James B Lindsley
Note continued:   Source Medium: Electronic <p>
2. Title:   corrected with researched data
3. Title:   Swan ~ Hartzell Family History
Page:   http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~paulrswan/Lucas_Lineage_nn.html#gen4
Publication:   Name: 9 sep 2011;
Author:   Paul R Swan
Note continued:   Source Medium: Electronic <p> Paul says he is not ready to publish this section of the family, but has provided us with a descendancy chart from Daniel A de Lucas (1500), including some notes about the members. The data in my file s is from those notes. <p>
4. Title:   Hinds Site: Genealogy of Ken Hinds
Page:   http://hindskw.com/KennethHinds/865.html Robert Lucas Genealogy
5. Title:   Some Descendants of Francis Lindsley (1639)
Page:   http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jghts&id=I02099
Publication:   Name: May 2, 2011;
Author:   James B Lindsley
Note continued:   Source Medium: Electronic <p>
6. Title:   Turnbulls, Sperrings, Coases, Grimes Family Trees
Page:   http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=turnbulls&id=P-1842388437
Publication:   Name: 21 March 2010; Location: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=turnbulls;
Author:   Fiona
Note continued:   Source Medium: Electronic <p>
Link:   turnbulls
7. Title:   Some Descendants of Francis Lindsley (1639)
Page:   http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jghts&id=I01587
Publication:   Name: May 2, 2011;
Author:   James B Lindsley
Note continued:   Source Medium: Electronic <p>
8. Title:   Pedigree Resource File
Page:   https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/SBRD-H9X
9. Title:   Hinds Site: Genealogy of Ken Hinds
Page:   http://hindskw.com/KennethHinds/865.html Robert Lucas Genealogy

Notes
a. Note:   My 7th great-grandfather. - - - - - RLB - 2 February 2012 - Family Tree Maker uses the double date year entries for selected years. When the actual date from any reliable source, i.e. Court Records, Probate, Wills, Bibles, are entered as written, the program has a tendancy to switch them to the double year entry. Because this action appears too arbitrary, I have set the cutoff period date to 1600 instead of 1750 as defaulted by the program. So now the dates prior to 1750 will appear as written in the source. Prior to 1600 has not been tested, yet. - - - - - Source: "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/SBRD-H9P Notes: Compendium of Amer.Gen,VolV,pg 190; came from Penn's Manor in England; justice; member 1st Assembly, 1683; present when Wm.Penn signed charter; Dec 1685 Robert Lucas was elceted as high-constable (possible the son rather than the father). History of Bucks County,PA; lists Robert Lucas, with his wife and 8 children who came from Deverall, Loughbridge, county of Wilts, a farmer, came in September, 1680 to receive 145 acres. This Robert is mentioned many times in the history. He lived "at the falls" in Falls township and was appointed Justice of the Peace and signed many important documents. He was a very prominent citizen in the area. Giles Lucas begins to appear as well and is likely son of Robert. Robert arrived 4th month, 4, 1679 on the Elizabeth & Mary of Waymouth; Elizabeth his wife arrived 7th month 1680 on the Content of London with children. - - - - - http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jghts&id=I02099 "Some Descendants of Francis Lindsley (1639)"
Entries: 31947 Updated: 2011-05-02 20:19:12 UTC (Mon) Contact: James B. Lindsley A fairly comprehensive compilation of the known descendants of Francis Lindsley; their spouses, in-laws and assorted victims. Have fun. Perhaps you will find that missing link!
ID: I02099 Name: Robert Lucas I 1 2 Sex: M Birth: ABT 1630 in Deveral, Lingbridge, Wiltshire, England Death: ABT 8 FEB 1687/88 in Middletown Meeting, PA 3 Religion: AFT 1648 Quaker, The Religious Society of Friends Emigration: 4 APR 1679 Ship "Elizabeth and Sarah"; Burlington, NJ _ELEC: BET 1682 AND 1683 Representative, Bucks County, Pennsylvania Assembly _ELEC: BET 1687 AND 1688 Representative, Bucks County, Pennsylvania Assembly Will: 6 OCT 1687 Bucks County, PA Probate: 1703 Philadelphia, PA Burial: 8 FEB 1687/88 Middletown MM Cemetery; Bucks Co., PA Note: Robert Lucas arrived in America aboard the ship "Elizabeth and Sarah" on April 4, 1679, having sailed to the area named 'Burlington' by the early Quakers. This site was located on the Delaware River about fifty miles north of Salem, New Jersey. He was accompanied by his eldest son, John. The rest of the family arrived in July, 1680, on board the ship, "Content."
Robert first settled on a farm along the Falls River in Bucks County. He was a member of the First Assembly under Penn's Charter at Chester on December 4, 1682. He also represented Bucks County in the Pennsylvania Assembly in 1682, 1683, 1687, and 1688. In 1679 Robert received a patent for one hundred seventy-seven acres along the Delaware River near Pennsbury. This was confirmed and signed by William Penn on March 9, 1684; and recorded in Deed Book 2-173 on October 16, 1697.
Father: David Lucas b: ABT 1594 in , England Mother: Amanda Mehan b: BEF 1598 in , England
Marriage 1 Elizabeth Cowgill Married: ABT 1651 Children Elizabeth Lucas Mary Lucas Robert Lucas II Giles Lucas Rebecca Lucas Sarah Lucas John Lucas b: 11 NOV 1654 Edward Lucas I b: 14 MAY 1659 in , England
Sources: 1 Title: Governor Robert Lucas, His Ancestors and Descendants Author: Betty Porter Hall Publication: University of LaVerne Press, 1950 Third St., La Verne, CA 91750 Note: Secondary Repository: Note: Iowa Historical Society, Iowa City, IA Media: Book Page: pgs 3 - 5
2 Title: FamilySearch Ancestral File v4.19 Note: Secondary Repository: Note: www.familysearch.com Media: Electronic Text: AFN:GXPL-02 AFNGXPK-VD AFN:GXPK-WK
3 Title: Governor Robert Lucas, His Ancestors and Descendants Author: Betty Porter Hall Publication: University of LaVerne Press, 1950 Third St., La Verne, CA 91750 Note: Secondary Repository: Note: Iowa Historical Society, Iowa City, IA Media: Book Page: p 5 - - - - - RLB - As listed in the above source, his will was dated October 3, 1687 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Wills are only valid if they were written while the person was living, so the date of death would probably have been abt February 1688, instead of the dual date 1687/88. If he died in 1687, 9 months before his will was written, it was not a valid will. This is one of those cases where the dual-date thing is not very good. Also of importance is the note below that he served on the first Colonial Assembly of Pennsylvania 1687-1688. Probably until his death? - - - - - "My Family Tree, Branches, and Twigs (and a few leaves)" by Sarah Hazel Note: BIOGRAPHY: Robert, the emigrant and his eldest son John , preceded William Penn to Falls Township, Bucks Co., PA in the "Elizabeth and Mary" of Weymoutn on 4th-4th mo. 1679
Robert, a member of the Society of Friends, a Justice of the Peace, was a member of the first Colonial Assembly of PA, 1682-1683 and 1687-1688, and signed the Great Seal of Rights in 1683. At a Court of Quarter Sessions held 9th-10th mo. 1685 he was elected High Constable of Bucks Co., PA. - - - - - Ancestral File name: Robert LUCAS gender: Male birth: 1630 Deveral, Wilts. Co., England death: 13 Jan 1688 , Bucks Co., Pennslyvania afn: 1565-TVC Marriages (2) spouse: Elizabeth COWGILL (AFN: 1565-TWK ) Hide children (8)
child 1: Rebecca LUCAS (AFN: 1565-V3R ) gender: Female birth: <1661>
child 2: Elizabeth LUCAS (AFN: 1565-TXR ) gender: Female birth: <1656> Deveral, Wilts Co., England death: 1711
child 3: Sarah LUCAS (AFN: 1565-V40 ) gender: Female birth: <1663> Deveral, Wilts. Co., England
child 4: John LUCAS (AFN: NM92-1C ) gender: Male birth: 11 Jan 1654 Deveral, Wilts Co., England death: 1719 , Bucks, PA
child 5: Mary LUCAS (AFN: 1565-V1C ) gender: Female birth: <1661> Deveral, Wilts Co., England
child 6: Robert LUCAS (AFN: 1565-V05 ) gender: Male birth: <1659> Deveral, Wilts. Co., England
child 7: Giles LUCAS (AFN: 1565-TZ0 ) gender: Male birth: 1657 Deveral, Wilts Co., England death: Aft 1740
child 8: Edward LUCAS (AFN: NM92-4V ) gender: Male birth: 1659 , , , England death: 4 May 1740 Above Date O/S
spouse: Elizabeth (AFN: 1W70-LC0 ) Hide children (1)
child 1: Edward LUCAS (AFN: 1W70-LD6 ) gender: Male birth: <1656> death: 1740
Source Citation "Ancestral File v4.19," database, FamilySearch https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/MC1H-2LP - - - - - American ancestors of Edgar Scudder Cook & his wife Josephine Bailey of Pottstown & Redlands & The Whitalls of West Jersey
Entries: 3051 Updated: 2011-09-14 16:03:02 UTC (Wed) Contact: Jeff Corrections, comments, and inquiries welcomed - many sources provide additional information. Cite your sources ! Index | Descendancy | Register | Public Profile | Add Post-em ID: I2749 Name: Robert Lucas 1 Sex: M Burial: 02 OCT 1688 Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Note: [2nd day 8th mo 1688] 2 Change Date: 18 AUG 2011 Note: ROBERT LUCAS, of Deverall, Longbridge, in the County of Wilts, yeoman. Arrived in this river the 4th of the 4th Mo., 1679, in the "Elizabeth and Mary," of Waymouth. ELIZABETH, his wife, arrived in the ship the "Content," of London, the Mr., William Jonson, in the 7th Mo., 1680. Children, John, his son, born the 11th 11th Mo., 1654, Giles, Edward, Robert, Elizabeth, Rebecca, Mary, & Sarah. 1 Note: Robert Lucas, as one of the residents of the new town near the Falls, signed a 12 April 1680 petition to the governor of New York requesting a ban on selling strong liquors to the Indians, and another dated 13 September 1680 charging neighbors Gilbert Wheeler and William Biles with selling rum to the Indians. 3 Note: 13 September 1681 Robert Lucas sat on the bench with others at the Upland Court, under Penn's deputy governor William Markham (p. 175).
1683 Robert Lucas was a member of the provincial assembly (p. 700).
11 February 1685 the Bucks county court appointed men to lay out a particular road "with the assistance of Robert Lucas, a surveyor" (p. 184).
December 1685 Robert Lucas and another were elected high-constables (p. 193).
1692 a case was brought against Robert Lucas for his shooting an ox. No damages were awarded as the ox was so little harmed. (p. 242) 4 Note: Robert Lucas obtained two tracts of land in Bucks county.
The first tract contained 177 acres, and its location can be seen on the Thomas Holmes map. The property fronted the Delaware River, about seven properties south of the Falls. According to Battle's book, starting in 1678 lands in this area were granted under the authority of Gov. Andros and the Upland Court, surveying began in 1680, and few records have survived, and Robert Lucas was located there soon after his family arrived in 1680. (Battle, p. 114-5). In 1684 William Penn confirmed that he had sold the land to Robert Lucas (Patent, Bucks Co. Deeds 2:173). In 1702 a warrant for the resurvey of the tract was recorded for Robert's son Edward Lucas (PHMC, Copied Survey Books, D-68, p. 124).
The second tract contained 322 acres. It was located just south of the Falls, the third tract west of the Delaware. When townships boundaries were established in 1692, the northern most lands in Falls Township included that of widow Lucas (Battle, p. 190 & 439). In terms of the Holmes map, it lay just west of the Jeffrey Hawkins tract. Robert Lucas had purchased it from William Penn. A warrant for a survey for 200 acres was recorded in 1682 (PHMC, Copied Survey Books, D-68, p. 91). A warrant for a resurvey of the 244 acre tract for Robert Lucas son of Robert Lucas was recorded 19th of 3rd mo 1702 (PHMC, Copied Survey Books, D-68, p. 123), and the survey was returned 18th of 9th mo 1702 for 322 acres (PHMC, Copied Survey Books, D-68, p. 134). 5 Note: In December 1697 the heirs of Robert Lucas went in to court and had recorded on December 16th three Bucks county land transactions (Bucks Co. Penn. Deeds, vol 2., page 172-174. FHL microfilm 172872).
First was a patent, dated 31st day 5th month 1684, from William Penn confirming that he had sold to Robert Lucas a tract of land in Bucks county of 177 acres. The patent describes the land by metes and bounds; the land fronted the Delaware River, and adjoined that of Joshua Board. (p. 173)
Second was a deed, dated 4th day 10th month 1697, by which Robert Lucas sold to his brother Edward Lucas his half interest in the same 177 acre tract for �60, which half interest he had inherited by the terms of the will, dated 6th day 10th month 1687, of their father Robert Lucas. Robert [the son] signs by his mark. (p. 172)
Third was a deed, dated 6th day 10th month 1697, by which Elizabeth Lucas relict and executrix of Robert Lucas deceased and their sons Giles and Edward Lucas sold to Robert Lucas, the brother of Giles and Edward, a tract of land in Bucks county of 244 acres for �60, which tract Robert Lucas senior had purchased from William Penn and had given to his wife Elizabeth by his will dated 6th day 10th month 1687. Some adjoining properties are named, that of Jeffrey Hawkings to the north, Peter Webster to the east and William Dark to the south. Elizabeth signs by her mark, while Giles & Edward sign. (p. 173-4)
In short by these last two transactions: 1) For �60 Edward got full ownership of the 144 acres on the Delaware originally inherited jointly with brother Robert, and 2) Robert exchanged his half interest in the 144 acres for the 244 acres at Manenges[?] originally inherited by his mother Elizabeth, and 3) Elizabeth, John and Giles got �60 for the 244 acres. 6 Note: Abstract of will: Robert Lucas, in co. of Bucks, written 6 day 10 mo 1687. Gives my now wife Elizabeth 245 acres at Manenges[?]. Gives sons Edward & Robert plantation by riverside where I now liveth jointly. Gives sons Giles & John jointly 200 acres lying between lands of William Brion & William Darke. Divides personal estate equally between wife & all children. Wife to be guardian of minor children, unless she remarries & then all sons. Witnesses George Browne & Daniel Sleng[?]. Administration requested December 21 1703 by son Edward, wife Elizabeth declining. (Philadelphia Will Book A, page 330, #122. Abstracted by compiler; will viewed on FHL Microfilm #21721.) 7 - - - - - "Swan ~ Hartzell Family History" by Paul R Swan 9 Sep 2011 http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~paulrswan/Lucas_Lineage_ nn.html#gen4
LUCAS GENEALOGY
Robert Lucas & Elizabeth Cowgill Daniel A. 1 , James 2 , Samuel 3 , David 4 , Robert 5 , Edward 6 , Mary 7 Top Robert Lucas was born about 1630 in Longbridge, Deveral, Wiltshire, England and died 13 Jan 1688 in Bucks, Pennsylvania. Robert was married to Elizabeth about 1651 in Longbridge, Deverill, Wiltshire, England. Elizabeth Cowgill was born about 1635 in England and died after 1719 in Bucks?, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of John and () Coggill. The eight children of Robert and Elizabeth (Cowgill) Lucas were John, Giles, Elizabeth, Edward, Robert, Rebecka, Mary and Sarah. 1 Lucas, John was born 11 Jan 1654/1655 in Deveral, Wiltshire, England and died 1719 in Bucks, Pennsylvania. 2 Lucas, Giles was born 1656 in Deveral, Wiltshire, England and died 1732. 3 Lucas, Elizabeth was born 1658 in England. She was married to Nathaniel Poole 23 Nov 1692. Mary was a child of Nathaniel and Elizabeth (Lucas) Poole. i Poole, Mary. 4 Lucas, Edward was born 14 May 1659. 5 Lucas, Robert died about 1737. He was married to Elizabeth Scott 17 Aug 1704 in Burlington MM, Burlington, New Jersey. Elizabeth was born 7 Jul 1681 in Gravesent, Kent, England. She was the daughter of Benjamin and Margaret (Kinsey) Scott. The five children of Robert and Elizabeth (Scott) Lucas were Robert, Hannah, Benjamin, Elizabeth and Margaret. i Lucas, Robert. He was married to Rebecca Fenimore. ii Lucas, Hannah. She was married to John Gibbs. He was the son of Isaac and () Gibbs. iii Lucas, Benjamin. He was married to Sarah Saunders. iv Lucas, Elizabeth. She was married to Timothy Thomas. v Lucas, Margaret was born 16 May 1719 and died 21 Apr 1782. She was married to David Thomas. 6 Lucas, Rebecka. 7 Lucas, Mary. She was married to Thomas Bailey after 1682. 8 Lucas, Sarah was buried 30 Aug 1687 in Middletown MM. - - - - - (RLB) Paul Swan is the closest to having the correct place in England where the family came from. Even "official" documents had it wrong. The village was and still is, located on the Deverill Rivulet and is named Longbrige Deverill, in Wiltshire, England. - - - - - Hinds Site: Genealogy of Ken Hinds http://hindskw.com/KennethHinds/865.html Robert Lucas Genealogy
Record modified: 2005-09-18 This is my direct ancestor 11 generations back.
/ Samuel Lucas / David Lucas | | \ Robert (the Honorable) Lucas | | / \ Amanda Mehan | \
Born: 1630-00-00 Longbridge, Deverill, Wiltshire England Died: 1688-01-13 Bucks Co, Pennsylvania USA Marriages: 1. 1651-00-00 Elizabeth Coggill Children of Robert Lucas and Elizabeth Coggill: John Lucas b. 1654-01-11 d. 1719-00-00 Giles Lucas b. 1656-00-00 *Edward Lucas b. 1659-05-14 Robert Lucas b. 1661-00-00 Elizabeth Lucas b. 1663-00-00 Rebecca Lucas b. 1665-00-00 Mary Lucas b. 1667-00-00 Sarah Lucas b. 1669-00-00
Notes: came to America in 1679 Hinds Site: Genealogy of Ken Hinds -- page 865


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