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Thomas Schooley

Birthplace: Barnsby, Handsworth, South Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Chesterfield Township, Burlington, New Jersey
Immediate Family:

Son of John Scholey, of Aughton; John Schooley; Elizabeth Scholey and Elizabeth Fletcher
Husband of Sarah Schooley
Father of Samuel Schooley, I; John Scholey; Samuel Schooley and William Schooley
Brother of Richard Scholey; Ellen Scholey; William Scholey; Mary Scholey; Robert Scholey and 1 other
Half brother of John Schooley, Jr. and Catherine Schooley

Managed by: Gwyneth McNeil
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About Thomas Schooley


Thomas was unmarried when he arrived in West Jersey in August 1677. He did not marry until Oct. 1686 when he and Sarah Parker, daughter of George and Sarah Parker of Monmouth County, New Jersey, were married. they lived most of their thirty eight years of married life on their large plantation about Onea Nickon in Chesterfield Township, and there reared a large family. A list of their children is to be found in the records of the Chesterfields Friends. In George Schooley's book on P. 181, say Thomas Schooley 1650-1724, is mentioned in Smith's History of New Jersey. He was a member of the Farnsworth Society of Friends in Yorkshire, England. He sailed from Hull on the Flie-boat Martha of Bridlington and arrived at Chesterfield, New Jersey in August 1677. Source: Leona Gardner Carlson, 2804 NW North Creek Circle, Ankeny, Iowa 50021-1073 Original source: George Schooley, 3105 Winding Way, Zanesville, OH 43701 in Feb. 1982.

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Thomas Schooley's Timeline

Handsworth, South Yorkshire, England
February 25, 1697
Age 41
Chesterfield Twp, Burlington Co, NJ
February 25, 1699
Age 43
Chesterfield, Burlinton, New Jersey, United States
Age 45
Burlington, New Jersey, America
February 6, 1723
Age 67
Chesterfield Township, Burlington, New Jersey
Age 67