VICKERS, Thomas, of Plumstead, Bucks Co., son of Abraham and Mary, married
9,13,1746, at Plumstead Meeting, Rebecca Dillon, daughter of Nicholas and
Mary, of Bedminster. In 1775, Thomas and several of his children came to
Chester County and settled in East Caln. He was a minister among Friends,
and died 12,30,1793, while absent on a religious visit, aged about
seventy-three. His children were Esther, b. 6,9,1747, m. William Michener,
12,22,1768; John, b. 8,3,1749; Mary, b. 3,9,1752, m. David Mendenhall,
6,3,1778; Rebecca, b. 7,1,1754, m. Joshua Roman, 10,2,1776; Thomas, b.
3,8,1757, d. 9,25,1829; Rachel, b. 9,6,1759; Abraham, b. 1,17,1762; Mercy,
Thomas Vickers, Jr., m. 6,30,1779, Jemima Mendenhall, daughter of Joshua
and Lydia, of East Caln, born 12,9,1757, died 12,5,1851. Their children
were John, b. 8,8,1780, d. 4,24,1860; Joshua, b. 9,19,1783, d. 9,20,1807;
Martha, b. 3,27,1786, m. William Milhous; Ziba, b. 10,5,1788, m. Lydia
Kersey; Thomas, b. 4,14,1791, m. Ann ___; Isaac, b. 10,10,1792, m. Abigail
___; Jesse b. 4,1,1795; Rebecca, b. 9,21,1799, m. Evan Lewis.
John Vickers, son of Thomas and Jemima, married, 10,6,1803, at Sadsbury
Meeting, Abigail Paxson, daughter of Joseph and Mary, of Sadsbury, Chester
Co., born ___, died 12,12,1818. After some years they settled in Uwchlan,
where he carried on the potting business, and his house was one of the
prominent stations of the Underground Railroad. His children were Martha,
Ann (m. to Samuel m. Painter), Joseph, Jonathan, Jemima M., Mary H.,
Joseph, Aaron, Abigail C., Paxson. The last named, b. 7,13,1817,d.
10,22,1865, m. in 1840 Ann T. Lewis, daughter of Thomas and Sarah Lewis, b.
4,20,1818. He was a member of Assembly 1856/57. His daughter Sarah
Louisa, b. in Uwchlan, Mary 20, 1841, m. Jan. 1, 1862, John Oberholtser,
and they reside at Cambria Station, West Pikeland.