William Bezer: Birth: 12 Jun 1679.
Mary Bezer: Birth: 10 Jul 1682. Death: BEF 1706
Note: Per Jean C. Grave, firstname.lastname@example.org. Mar 1997. Name. "Graves Families of the World", by Kenneth Vance Graves. Sent via e-mail from H.W. Bud Graves DRFH91A@prodigy.com. "Samuel Graves was born about 1677 (or 1675), probably in Ireland, and died 5 Oct 1741 in New Castle, Co., DE. He married Sarah Bezer, daughter of William Bezer and Sarah Cool of Chichester, Chester Co. (now Delaware Co.), PA., in June 1702. She was born 25 (or 26) April 1677, and died 15 Oct 1751 in Delaware."
Rootsweb WorldConnect Lyn Smith The Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine, Volumes 1-39, 1650-1900s Listed in: Volume XXXII Page numbers: 283-296He was a minor when father died and possess a property at age 21. He went to live with his brothers in Bishops Canning, and was listed there as "husbandman." There is contradictory evidence pointing to his arrival in Pennsylvania on the ship "Bristol Factor" in 1681 with his brother John, or the following year on the "Bristol Comfort, with his brother Edward. At any event, he died here soon after his arrival in 1683, leaving a widow Sarah, and children. Probalby died from a fever as Ralph Withers and William Clark had "fevers" as per Williams Haig's letter dated 6/07/1683. William's widow married in 1684 Philip Roman of Chichester, b abt 1650 Marlborough,England, d abt 1683 Chichester,Chester,PA now Delaware Co.
Ancestry.com some have he was born Marlborough, Wiltshire, England
http://chester.pa-roots.com/taxlists/concord_1st_purchasers_who_acqui.htm Concord 1st Purchasers who Acquired Title to the Land while in England Name Residence in England Occupation Occupation Adams, Rbt. Barton, Oxfordshire ? Bezar, WM. Bishop Canning, Wiltshire co farmer harding, John Marlborough, wiltshire Brewer Hazelgrove, John ? ? Hitchcock, Wm. Marlborough, Wiltshire Brewer Rochford, Dennis Hurst Pierepoint, Sussex Co Merchant roman, Philip Lineham, Wiltshire co. Shoemaker Strode, Geo. Soughampton, Hampshire Merchant
Ancestry.com Our Family Ancestors Author: Thomas Maxwell Potts, 1895 Part 1. Chapter XX. The Bezer Family. p 127. The Bezer Family Children of Edward (?) and Jean Bezer I John bezer, d 1684; m Susanna II William Bezer d abt 1683; m Sarah Coole III Edward Bezer, (330), d 1688; m Ann Fry, (331) IV Frances Bezer, m. Edward Brown, 1 mo 25, 1667, and seems to have remained in England. V Elizabeth Bezer, of Marlborough, who married John Mason, of Painswick, Gloucestershire, 5 mo 9, 1682, may also have been a daughter.
Ibid. p 131. II WILLIAM BEZER, seems to have married Sarah Coole, The removed to America, probably in 1683, where William did not long survive. Among the Taylor Papers at the Pennsylvania Historical Society at Philadelphia, are several letters written by William Colle, of Devizes, Wilshire, to his sister Sarah Bezer, at Chichester in Pennsylvania. Sarah Bezer, the widow, married Philip Roman of Chichester, in 1684, and died before 1690. The Wilshire Friends Monthly Meeting records contain the dates of the births of their children as given below. Children of William and Sarah (Coole) Bezer. 1 Sarah Bezer, b 2 mo 24, 1677; m. Samuel Greave, 1702 2 William Bezer, b 6 mo 12, 1679, probably d. y. or unm. 3 Mary Bezer, b 7 mo 10, 1682; m. Ezekiel Harlan, 1700-1, and had a son William.
Ancestry.com Family Data Collection - Marriages about William Bezer Name: William Bezer Spouse: Sarah Coole Marriage Date (Day, Month, Year): 1675
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