The Descendants of Samuel Armitage, 1716-1801.


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1. Samuel ARMITAGE [5564], son of Samuel ARMITAGE [5558] and Sarah THOMPSON [5561], was born on 27 Jan 1716 in Pontefract Yorkshire England, died on 29 Jan 1801 in Solebury Bucks Co. Pennsylvania USA at age 85, and was buried in Pennsylvania USA.

General Notes: Emigrated to America in 1739, settling in Pennsylvania
Pennfield New Brunswick was a Quaker Colony, Might have been the birth place of some of the Armitages.

Samuel Armitage emigrated from Methley in Yorkshire, England to Pennsylvania about 1738-1739. He m.(1st) Elizabeth Hamilton in 1748 and had two sons (James and John). With associate Stephen Townsend, he built a grist mill on the Cuttalossa river, just north of Solebury in Bucks Co., PA about this time. Wife Elizabeth died four days after the birth of son John in 1751.
Samuel m. Mary Simcock, the widow of Joseph, in the summer of 1753. She had children Matthias, Sarah, Elizabeth and another by Simcock by this time. There are several entries in the Falls Monthly Meeting records regarding the disposition of property willed by her former husband prior to the marriage to Samuel.
The will of Samuel, proved November 11, 1801, includes bequests to his children, but does not mention wife Mary, indicating she may have been deceased by this time. Son Amos, having moved to Roaring Creek in central Pennsylvania, recei ved five pounds.

Noted events in his life were:

Emigration: 1738-1739, Methley Yorkshire England.

Immigration: 1738-1739, Colony of Pennsylvania.

Occupation: Weaver, Miller and Farmer.

Samuel married Elizabeth HAMBLETON [5569] [MRIN: 3077], daughter of James HAMBLETON [5570] and Unknown, on 11 Mar 1748 in Solebury Bucks Co. Pennsylvania USA. Elizabeth was born in 1725 in Solebury Bucks Co. Pennsylvania USA and died on 27 Feb 1751 in Solebury Bucks Co. Pennsylvania USA at age 26.

General Notes: In an e-Mail from Edith [Karlstrom] Bush, received in April, 2010, she said:
Elizabeth died four days after the birth of son John in 1751.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 M    i. James ARMITAGE [5571] was born on 27 Jan 1749 in Solebury Bucks Co. Pennsylvania USA and died on 6 Sep 1816 in Solebury Bucks Co. Pennsylvania USA at age 67.

   3 M    ii. John ARMITAGE [5572] was born on 23 Feb 1751 in Solebury Bucks Co. Pennsylvania USA and died on 16 Jul 1835 in Pennsylvania USA at age 84.

Samuel next married Mary HARVEY [5573] [MRIN: 3079], daughter of Matthis HARVEY [5660] and Elizabeth MARGERUM [5661], on 4 Sep 1753 in Falls Monthly Meeting Bucks Co. Pennsylvania USA. Mary was born in 1722 in Makefield Tsp. Bucks Co. Pennsylvania USA and died in 1770 in Lower Makefield Bucks Co. Pennsylvania USA at age 48.

Children from this marriage were:

   4 F    i. Jane ARMITAGE [5662] was born on 23 Oct 1754 in Buckingham Bucks Co. Pennsylvania USA.

Jane married John ADAMS [5667] [MRIN: 3111] on 14 Jul 1785 in Buckingham Monthly Meeting Bucks Co. Pennsylvania USA.

   5 F    ii. Sarah ARMITAGE [5663] was born on 19 Jun 1756 in Buckingham Bucks Co. Pennsylvania USA and died on 6 Mar 1820 in Bucks Co. Pennsylvania USA at age 63.

Sarah married John MERRICK [5668] [MRIN: 3112] on 15 Oct 1777 in Buckingham Bucks Co. Pennsylvania USA. John was born in 1760 and died in 1790 at age 30.

   6 F    iii. Mary ARMITAGE [5664] was born on 22 May 1758 in Buckingham Bucks Co. Pennsylvania USA.

Mary married Phillip PARRY [5669] [MRIN: 3113] on 20 Jan 1779 in Buckingham Monthly Meeting Bucks Co. Pennsylvania USA.

   7 M    iv. Samuel ARMITAGE [5665] was born on 16 Aug 1760 in Buckingham Bucks Co. Pennsylvania USA.

+ 8 M    v. Amos ARMITAGE [5666] was born on 21 Jul 1764 in Catawissa Columbia Co. Pennsylvania USA, died on 20 Sep 1847 in York Co. Ontario Canada at age 83, and was buried in Hicksite Burying Ground Newmarket Ontario Canada.


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