Benjamin Mendenhall

Male 1662 - 1740  (78 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Mendenhall  [1, 2
    Born 14 Apr 1662  probably near Marriage Hill, Wilts., England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Wheelwright 
    Died Apr 1740  Chester Co., Pennsylvania (Will Recorded) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1905  Bishir Family
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2020 

    Father Thomas Mendenhall,   d. Aft 30 Jun 1682 
    Mother Joan Stroads,   b. 1623, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1683, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Family ID F998  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann Pennell,   d. Jul 1749 
    Married 17 Apr 1689  Concord Meeting, Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ann Mendenhall,   b. 31 May 1690
     2. Benjamin Mendenhall,   b. 5 May 1691,   d. 13 Jul 1743  (Age 52 years)
     3. Joseph Mendenhall,   b. 17 May 1692,   d. 1748  (Age 55 years)
     4. Moses Mendenhall,   b. 19 Apr 1694,   d. Nov 1731  (Age 37 years)
     5. Hannah Mendenhall,   b. 11 Aug 1696
     6. Samuel Mendenhall,   b. 28 Mar 1698
     7. Rebecca Mendenhall,   b. 10 Dec 1699,   d. Abt 1727  (Age 27 years)
     8. Ann Mendenhall,   b. 22 Sep 1703,   d. 29 Mar 1789  (Age 85 years)
     9. Nathan Mendenhall,   b. 16 Oct 1705
    +10. Robert Mendenhall,   b. 17 Sep 1713, Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1785, Chester Co., Pennsylvania (Will Recorded) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F985  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin came to America from England with his brothers Thomas, John, and Moses and his sister Mary in 1685. They settled in Chester Co., Pennsylvania, where Benjamin married his wife, Ann. The early families in America had become members of the Quaker faith. Benjamin and Ann lived under Concord Meeting and he was a member of the Provincial Assembly.

  • Sources 
    1. [S888] The Mendenhalls, Henry Hart Beeson, (EF#52, SN#67, 24 Mar 1977).

    2. [S556] Genealogy and notes from Merrill Anderson of Bellvue, Washington, who was researching the Mendenhall ancestry of Nathan Mendenhall, (EF#502, SN#502, 15 Aug 1995).