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  • ID: I07686
  • Name: Valentine Hollingsworth
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 6 AUG 1632 in Ballyvickcrannel, Parish of Seagoe [or Legoe], County Armagh, Ireland
  • Death: 13 OCT 1710 in Newark, New Castle, Delaware
  • Burial: Society of Freinds Cemetery, New Ark (now known as Newark), Delaware (Quaker)
  • Event: Immigrated 1682 Sailed from Belfast, Ireland to America on the ship "Welcome"
  • Occupation: BET 1686 AND 1710 Superintendent of the Quaker Monthly Meetings, establishing several in Pennsylvania (later that area became a part of Delaware)
  • Event: Signed 1695 William Penn's Great Charter
  • Event: Signed 1682 William Penn's Great Charter (see Virkus)
  • Event: Member 1695 William Penn's Pro-Provincial Council
  • Event: Member 1683 of the Grand Inquest when Charles Pickering was charege with counterfeiting
  • Event: Member 1687 of the Assembly
  • Event: Member 1688 of the Assembly
  • Event: Member 1689 of the Assembly
  • Event: Member 1695 of the Assembly
  • Event: Member 1700 of the Assembly
  • Event: Converted AFT 1660 from the Church of Ireland to Quaker
  • Event: Moved 1682 from Ireland to Pennsylvania because of religious persecution departing from Belfast, Ireland for "William Penn's land"
  • Event: Certificate of removal 6 JUL 1682 for his move from Ireland to Pennsylvania
  • Event: Arrived by ship 10 DEC 1682 in America on the ship "Antelope" with master "Edward Cooke" and his wife, Ann, children Mary Conway, Catherine, Thomas and Samuel and son-in-law Thomas Conwway
  • Event: Granted 1682 986 acres by William Penn on Shelpat Creek, Brandywine Hundred in New Castle County, Pennsylvania (now Delaware)--he named the land "Newworke"
  • Event: Helped found AFT 1682 the Newark Monthly Meeting
  • Event: Appointed BET 1684 AND 1688 Justice of the Peace in New Castle County
  • Note:
    Reference: Debbie Parson and WorldConnect file "Debbie's Genealogy Page."

    Reference: Linda Choate Dudick (providing that Valentine's birthdate a
    nd place are verified in Quaker records. She also provides that an altern
    ate spelling of Ballyvickcrannel is Belleniskcrannel in these records. Ac
    cording to this source, a memorial stone is placed at the Newark Burying G
    round providing the following: "To the memory of Valentine Hollingswor
    th with his family he came to America with William Penn in 1682. Obtain
    ed patent for 986 acres of land which he called NewWork. A member of t
    he Society of Friends, their meetings were held at his house and adjoini
    ng this half acre which he gave for a burying ground all Members of the As
    sembly from New Castle County, 1683, 1687, 1695, died about 1711 and wi
    th his second wife, Anne Calvert, is buried here. Erected by Descenants (
    sic) [1935]").




    Father: Henry Hollingsworth b: ABT 1600 in Ballyvickcrannel, Parish of Seagoe [or Legoe], County Armagh, Ireland
    Mother: Catherine b: ABT 1602 in County Armagh, Ireland

    Marriage 1 Anne "Ree" Rea b: 1628 in Tandragee, County Armagh, Ireland
    • Married: 7 APR 1655 in Tandragee, County Armagh, Ireland
    Children
    1. Has No Children Mary Hollingsworth b: 25 JAN 1654/55
    2. Has No Children Henry Hollingsworth b: 25 MAR 1656
    3. Has Children Thomas Hollingsworth b: BET MAR 1659/60 AND 1 JUL 1661 in Ballyvickcrannel, Parish of Seagoe [or Legoe], County Armagh, Ireland
    4. Has No Children Catherine Hollingsworth b: BEF 1672

    Marriage 2 Ann Calvert b: 2 NOV 1650 in Killwarlin, Hillsborough, County Down, Ireland
    • Married: 12 APR 1672 in Lurgen, County Armagh, Ireland
    Children
    1. Has No Children Samuel Hollingsworth b: 27 MAR 1673
    2. Has No Children Enoch Hollingsworth b: ABT 7 AUG 1675
    3. Has No Children Valentine Hollingsworth b: 12 NOV 1677
    4. Has No Children Ann Hollingsworth b: 28 DEC 1680
    5. Has No Children John Hollingsworth b: 19 FEB 1682/83
    6. Has No Children Joseph Hollingsworth b: 10 MAY 1686
    7. Has No Children Enoch Hollingsworth b: 10 MAY 1690
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