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Joseph Passmore

Elizabeth Martin

  • Born:
  • Died:
  • Parents: George Martin and Lydia Buffington

Married: April 2, 1759, Old Swedes Church near Wilmington, Delaware


  • Abraham Passmore
  • Lydia Passmore
  • Elizabeth Passmore
  • Phebe Passmore
  • Joseph Passmore
  • Enoch Passmore


Pennsylvania Wills, 1682-1834
PASSMORE, JOSEPH. Blacksmith. Newberry Twp., York Co.

April 16, 1767. November 25, 1767.
Provides for wife Elizabeth. To 2 sons Joseph and Abraham 1/2 of
remainder of estate at 21. Remainder to 3 daughters Phebe, Lydia and
Elizabeth at 18. Provides for a child with which wife is now pregnant.
Executors: Brothers-in-law Geo. Martin and Joseph Hayes. Letters to
Hayes, the other renouncing.
Wit: James Dilworth, Charles Dilworth, Jos. Pierce.


Orphan's court record:
June 20, 1769
Volume 7, pg. 68

Entry No. 476
"Upon petition of Elizabeth Passmore the Court appoints Robert Mendenhall and Joseph Peirce to be Guardians over the persons and Estates of Phebe, Joseph, Abraham and Enoch Passmore infants under the age of fourteen years the children of Joseph Passmore late of Bradford deceased."


After Joseph's death, Elizabeth married James Chalfant October 25, 1770 at Bradford Monthly Meeting, Chester County, PA.