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
Elizabeth Newlin
Marriage: 3 February 1774
Phebe Yarnall
Rachel Yarnall
Edith Yarnall
John Yarnall

Spouse and Children

3 February 1774
Pennsylvania, British Colonial America


    Phebe Yarnall



    Edith Yarnall


    John Yarnall


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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.

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.

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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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