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Descendants of Rachel Vandergrift


1. Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift was born about 1664. She was baptized on 20 Jul 1664.

Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift and Barendt Janse Van Kirk (Verkerk) were married about 1689. Barendt Janse Van Kirk (Verkerk) (son of Jan Janse Verkerk and Mayke Gisbert) was born about 1666. He died in 1739 in Bucks Co., PA. s/o Jan Verkerk and brother of Barentjie, who married Nicholas Van der Grift. Barent Verkerk bought land in Bensalem Township adjoining his brothers-in-law on 1 Jul 1697. He died in 1739, leaving six children. Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift and Barendt Janse Van Kirk (Verkerk) had the following children:

2 i. Jacob Van Kirk was born in 1690.
3 ii. Johannis Van Kirk was baptized on 21 Apr 1695 in Reformed Dutch Church of NY.
+4 iii. Mary Van Kirk.
+5 iv. Constantia Van Kirk, married James Fitchet.
+6 v. Dinah Van Kirk, born on 11 May; married James Carrell, on 17 Aug 1723, First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pa; died after May 1742, Bucks County, PA.
+7 vi. Daughter Van Kirk.


Second Generation

4. Mary Van Kirk (Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift-1). Married Niels Boon.


5. Constantia Van Kirk (Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift-1) was born.

Constantia Van Kirk and James Fitchet were married. James Fitchet was born.


6. Dinah Van Kirk (Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift-1) was born about 1701 in Bensalem, Buck Co., Pennsylvania. She died after May 1742 in Bucks County, PA. She was born on 11 May.

Dinah Van Kirk and James Carrell were married on 17 Aug 1723 in First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pa. James Carrell (son of James Carrell and Sarah Dungan) was born about 1699 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania. He was born about 1699 in Northampton, Bucks Co., PA. He died on 7 May 1749 in Northampton Twp., Bucks Co. Pa.. Dinah Van Kirk and James Carrell had the following children:

+8 i. Rebecca Carrell, born on 25 May 1725; died in 1780.
+9 ii. Sarah Carrell, born on 25 Sep 1726.
+10 iii. Bernard Carrell, born on 3 Sep 1728.
+11 iv. James Carrell, born on 26 Mar 1730; died on 18 Mar 1804.
+12 v. Rachel Carrell, born on 12 Dec 1732, Northampton TWP, Bucks Co., PA; married Robert Stewart, about 1755; died on 8 Mar 1802, Greenwich Twnshp., Stewartsville, Warren Co., NJ.
+13 vi. Jacob Carrell, born on 12 Dec 1732; died on 3 Jul 1817.
14 vii. Benjamin Carrell was born on 17 Apr 1735. He died in Oct 1795.
+15 viii. Phoebe Carrell, born on 20 Aug 1737.
+16 ix. Solomon Carrell, born on 25 May 1740.
+17 x. Elizabeth Carrell, born on 16 May 1742.
+18 xi. Dinah Carrell, born on 9 May 1744.

7. Daughter Van Kirk (Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift-1). Married ?? Underwood.


Third Generation

8. Rebecca Carrell (Dinah Van Kirk-2, Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift-1) was born on 25 May 1725. She died in 1780.

Robert Wear (Weir) was born. Rebecca Carrell and Robert Wear (Weir) had the following children:
+19 i. John Wear (Weir), born on 12 Jan 1740 or 1741, Bucks Co., PA; died on 17 Jan 1835, Sevier, Tennessee.
20 ii. Elizabeth Wear (Weir) was born.
+21 iii. Samuel Wear (Weir), born in 1753, Rockbridge Co. Va.; died on 3 Apr 1817.

9. Sarah Carrell (Dinah Van Kirk-2, Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift-1) was born on 25 Sep 1726. Robert Patterson was born.


10. Bernard Carrell (Dinah Van Kirk-2, Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift-1) was born on 3 Sep 1728. Lucretia McKnure was born.


11. James Carrell (Dinah Van Kirk-2, Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift-1) was born on 26 Mar 1730. He died on 18 Mar 1804.
James married twice: Rebecca Bailey. 
                                Sarah.

12. Rachel Carrell (Dinah Van Kirk-2, Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift-1) was born on 12 Dec 1732 in Northampton TWP, Bucks Co., PA. She was born on 12 Dec 1732 in Northampton, Bucks Co., PA. She died on 8 Mar 1802 in Greenwich Twnshp., Stewartsville, Warren Co., NJ. She died on 8 Mar 1802 in Greenwich Twnshp., Warren Co., NJ. She was buried in Old Greenwich Presbyterian Church.

Rachel Carrell and Robert Stewart were married about 1755. Robert Stewart was born in 1717 in Warwick, Bucks Co., PA. He died on 14 Aug 1767 in Bucks Co., PA. He was christened. He and three sons were overcome by sulphur fumes while digging a well. They are all buried together in Bucks County, PA. He was a Trustee of Neshaminy Presyterian Church, Warwick 1756. Rachel Carrell and Robert Stewart had the following children:

+22 i. Mary STEWART, born in 1767; married Robert STEWART Jr., on 13 Nov 1788; died on 22 Apr 1841, Stewartsville, NJ.
23 ii. Robert STEWART Jr. was born in 1755. He died in Franklin Co., PA.
+24 iii. Rachel STEWART.
+25 iv. Sarah STEWART.
26 v. Benjamin STEWART was born.
27 vi. Elinor STEWART was born.
28 vii. Jane STEWART was born.

13. Jacob Carrell (Dinah Van Kirk-2, Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift-1) was born on 12 Dec 1732. He died on 3 Jul 1817. Elizabeth Jamison was born.


15. Phoebe Carrell (Dinah Van Kirk-2, Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift-1) was born on 20 Aug 1737. Alexander Patterson was born.


16. Solomon Carrell (Dinah Van Kirk-2, Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift-1) was born on 25 May 1740. Mary Van Kirk was born.


17. Elizabeth Carrell (Dinah Van Kirk-2, Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift-1) was born on 16 May 1742. Joseph Dungan was born.


18. Dinah Carrell (Dinah Van Kirk-2, Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift-1) was born on 9 May 1744. Elias Dungan was born.


Fourth Generation

19. John Wear (Weir) (Rebecca Carrell-3, Dinah Van Kirk-2, Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift-1) was born on 12 Jan 1740 or 1741 in Bucks Co., PA. He died on 17 Jan 1835 in Sevier, Tennessee.

Nancy Moore was born. John Wear (Weir) and Nancy Moore had the following children:

29 i. John Wear (Weir) died in 1800 in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

21. Samuel Wear (Weir) (Rebecca Carrell-3, Dinah Van Kirk-2, Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift-1) was born in 1753 in Rockbridge Co. Va.. He died on 3 Apr 1817.

Mary Lyle Thompson was born on 1 Nov 1758. She died in Mar 1797 in Sevierville, Tn.. Samuel Wear (Weir) and Mary Lyle Thompson had the following children:

+30 i. Robert Wear (Weir), born on 4 Nov 1781, Sevierville, Tn.; married Lucretia Thomas, on 30 Dec 1801, Sevierville, Tn.; died on 18 Aug 1846, Blount Co., Tennessee.
31 ii. Elizabeth Wear (Weir) was born.
32 iii. Rebecca Wear (Weir) was born.
33 iv. Samuel Wear (Weir) was born.
+34 v. John Wear (Weir), born on 14 Mar 1793; died on 6 Jul 1868, Sevier, Tennessee.
35 vi. Mary Wear (Weir) was born in 1795.

Unknown Gilliland was born.

22. Mary STEWART (Rachel Carrell-3, Dinah Van Kirk-2, Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift-1) was born in 1767. She died on 22 Apr 1841 in Stewartsville, NJ. She was buried in Old Greenwich Presbyterian Cemetary.

Mary STEWART and Robert STEWART Jr. were married on 13 Nov 1788. Robert STEWART Jr. was born on 4 Feb 1759 in PA. He died on 28 Oct 1809 in Greenwich Twnshp., Warren Co., NJ. He was buried in Old Greenwich Presbyterian Church. Mary STEWART and Robert STEWART Jr. had the following children:

+36 i. Thomas G. STEWART, born on 26 May 1787; married Christiana ROBBINS, on 7 Dec 1814.
37 ii. Robert STEWART III was born in 1795. He died on 25 Feb 1915.
38 iii. William K. STEWART was born.
+39 iv. Sarah STEWART, born on 26 Oct 1801; died on 21 Jun 1842.
40 v. Charles STEWART was born.

24. Rachel STEWART (Rachel Carrell-3, Dinah Van Kirk-2, Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift-1) was born.

James DAVIS died in Franklin Co., PA.


25. Sarah STEWART (Rachel Carrell-3, Dinah Van Kirk-2, Rachel Jacobse Vandergrift-1) was born.

William DAVIS died in Franklin Co., PA.