John Yarnall

8 February 1739–24 September 1799 (Age 60)
Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of John

When John Yarnall was born on 8 February 1739, in Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Nathan Yarnall, was 30 and his mother, Rachel Jackson, was 28. He married Elizabeth Newlin on 3 February 1774, in Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 24 September 1799, in New Castle, Delaware, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in New Castle, Delaware, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Yarnall
1739–1799
Elizabeth Newlin
1742–1828
Marriage: 3 February 1774
Phebe Yarnall
1776–1839
Rachel Yarnall
1778–1872
Edith Yarnall
1780–1833
John Yarnall
1782–1874

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 February 1774
Pennsylvania, British Colonial America
children

(4)

    Phebe Yarnall

    Female1776–1839Female

    Female1778–1872Female

    Edith Yarnall

    Female1780–1833Female

    John Yarnall

    Male1782–1874Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

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World Events (6)

1754 · French and Indian War in Delaware

Age 15

From 1754-1763, the French and Indian War took place. The fighting that took place in the area of Delaware was in the upper Delaware River Valley. The Delaware Indians claimed independence from the Iroquois who allied with Britain. In 1755, Delaware attacked the Moravian settlement and Brodhead residence.
1764 · Western Boundary Surveyed

Age 25

In 1764, Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon surveyed the western boundary of Delaware. This became part of the Mason-Dixon Line.
1776

Age 37

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Yarnell .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Yarnall, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • John Yarnall, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • John Yarnall, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"

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