Mark Carleton and family came from Ireland bringing a certificate from Friends of Mountmellick, dated 4-3-1711. In 1713 his widow, Susannah, married Richard Parks, who settled in Goshen.
Thomas Carleton, son of Mark and Susanna, was born at
Ballyhakin, near Edenderry 9-18-1699, and in 1720 settled in Kennet, Chester
Co., where he married 3-20-1730. Hannah Roberts, widow or Robert and daughter of
William Howell, of Haverford. She was born 5-17-1689. and died 5-6-1758.
Thomas died 9-30-1792. He and his wife were active members of Kennet
Meeting and both ministers. Their children were Susanna, who married
Michael Harlan and Thomas, b. 8-21-1732, d. 6-26-1803, who married 10-26-1757,
Lydia Gregg, dau of Thomas and Dinah. They had children - Hannah)married
Wm Passmore), Dinah, Martha, Mark, Sarah, Samuel, Thomas, Lydia (married Abner
Mendenhall), Thomas and Caleb.