William C CHURCHMAN
|Managed by:||David Coe SMITH|
About William C CHURCHMAN
Sex: M Born: January 29, 1721 in Nottingham, Pennsylvania Died: April,1798 in Nottingham, Pennsylvania Buried: In the Brick Meeting House graveyard, Friends Graveyard, at East Nottingham, Pennsylvania Notes: In the 1790 Census of Head of Household for Chester County, Pennsylvania, William and his son, John (b. 1748), were both listed as heads of household. Abigail Brown is the daughter of Daniel Brown and Elizabeth Kirk.
Today, the Brick Meeting House is in the vicinity of Calvert, Maryland. A traveler going north towards Chrome, Pennsylvania from Calvert, Maryland will drive about two miles through the share of Nottingham Lots owned by John Churchman (b. 1665). There are two houses built by John's sons that are still standing. One of them was built by William in 1763. The keystone in the peak of William's home has etched in it:
A flower, a capital "C", letters "W&A", date 1763
"C" is for Churchman family, "W" is for William, "A" is for Abigail, and date 1763 is date built.