Henry Comly I


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2. Joan Tyler

Henry Comly I

  • Born: 25 Jan 1614/15, Bedminster, Somerset Co., England 2174
  • Marriage (1): Judith
  • Marriage (2): Joan Tyler 25 Oct 1673 in Bristol, England 2152
  • Died: Mar 1684, Bucks Co., PA at age 69
  • Buried: 14 Mar 1683/84, Langhorne Borough, Bucks Co., PA

bullet   FamilySearch ID: L7GK-BLY. Find a Grave ID: 152462625.


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Land: 300 acres, 19 Jul 1681, Warminster Township, Bucks Co., PA. 2175 Part of a purchase of 500 acres purchased of William Penn before leaving England. Bucks county did not exist until the next year. The land of 300 acres (the other 200 he sold) was about seven miles south of the present town of Doylestown. (see map saved.)

Immigration: from Bristol, England, Nov 1683, Bucks Co., PA. 2152,2153,2154,2155 Ship The Samuel and Mary, Thomas Skeves, master Samuel Beakes, mother Mary, brothers William and Stephen Henry Comly, wife Joan and son Henry, Jr. Joseph Kirle Thomas Masters James West Robert Young
More names on the Welcome Society Page: https://www.welcomesociety.org/passengers-on-1683-ships.html
The Comly book says 1682, yet the passenger list is 1683.

Occupation: Weaver. 2176

Religion: Quaker.

Cemetery: Middletown Meeting Graveyard: Langhorne, Bucks Co., PA. 2152 Even as of 1939, when the Comly book was written there "..are only a very few grave markers left in the old Middletown Meeting..."

Will, 26 Feb 1683/84, Doylestown, Bucks Co., PA. 2177,2178 Transcribed in the Comly book, page 12. (original handwritten also.)
Bequests: to wife Joane Comly the "Third part of all my Personall Estate both Goods and Chatels.
To "Dauter Mary the Quantity of one hundred Acers of uncultivated land or the value thereof"
To "... my sone Henery ye Remaining two thirds of my Goods and Chatels..."


Henry married Judith. (Judith died in 1670 and was buried 22 Jul 1670 in Bristol, England 2179.)


Henry next married Joan Tyler 25 Oct 1673 in Bristol, England.2152 (Joan Tyler was born in 1630 in Williton, Somerset, England,2155 died in 1689 in Bucks Co., PA and was buried 20 Oct 1689 in Crestmont Farms, PA 2155.)

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