Randal Malin,of Great Barrow,in the county palatine of Chester,England, was
a purchaser of 250 acres of land in Pennsylvania,by deeds of lease and
release,dated 6th and 7th of March,1681.He was a grand juror at a court held
at Chester in the 10th month 1684,and a settler in Upper Providence.His wife
Elizabeth,died in the beginning of the 7th month, 1687,and in the 2nd month
1692 he was married to Mary Conoway,widow of Thomas Conoway and dau.of
Valentine Hollingsworth,of New Castle County. He was reccomended as a
minister 10-27-1725,and in 1727 removed with his wife within the limits of
Goshen Monthly Meeting.
By his first wife he had Isaac,b.the latter end of the 5th mo.1681,m.
Elizabeth Jones and Jane Pugh;Jacob,b.7-7-1686,m.Susanna Jones.By the 2nd
wife he had Hannah,d.y (young?);Hannah,b.1-7-1695-6,m.Daniel Williamson
Jr.;Rachel,b.5-24-1702,m.John Cain;Katharine,m.George(?) Tate.Isaac Malin
settled in Whiteland township,while his brother Jacob remained in Upper
Providence,where he died in 1727.
William Malin,,son of Jacob and Susanna,m.Elizabeth Crosley and had children
Jacob,Thomas,Hannah,Joel and George.The last m.5-30-1794,at Providence
Meeting,Rebecca Ogden,b.1-19-1775;d.9-9-1829;dau.of Aaron Ogden and Esther
Preston.They had children Aaron,Elizabeth (m.Samuel Smedley),Preston,Orpha
(m.James Green),Sidney,Rebecca,Esther,Ann,George, Isaiah,Amor,Emeline and
By devise of his father,Samuel Smedley became possessed of the homestead
with 100 acres of land,including the place of original settlement,in
Middletown.This he bequeathed to his two daughters Elizabeth Ann and Ahinoam
Smedley,suject to payment of legacies.To his nephew,Edmund Smedley,and the
children of his sister Ahinoam Yarnall he gave $25 each.
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