Thursday, March 20, 2008

Gaynor Pugh & John Davis Roberts

On or about this date in our family history . . . the 19th or 20th day of March . . . in the year 1684 . . . at Merion Friends Meeting in Chester County, Pennsylvania . . . Miss Gainar / Gaynor Pugh becomes the bride of John Davis Roberts, Sr. . . . they are believed to be 4th great-grandparents of William Paschal Henry, Sr. (1836-1912) . . . who is a great-great-grandpa of the Keeper of this blog . . .

Welsh Settlement of Pennsylvania By Charles Henry Browning: "of Merion which was afterwards first settlers of it having brought with me one servant man from my Native Land and fixed my settling here I took to Wife Gainor Roberts Daughter of Robert Pugh from Llwyndedwydd near Bala in Merionethshire her Mother being Elizabeth William Owen one of the first that was convinced of the Truth in that Neighborhood So leaving this account for our ofspring and others that desire to know "

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