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William Oxley

Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Matlock, Derbyshire, England
Death: February 15, 1717 (62)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Frances Oxley and Johanna or Joan Oxley
Husband of Mary Oxley and Anne Skipwith Oxley
Father of Henry Oxley; Honour Harmer; John Oxley and Joseph Oxley

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About William Oxley

Mary Thwinge was actually our William Oxley’s 1st Wife – Both the Goforth and Oxley families came from Yorkshire aboard the Flyboat Martha. After arriving at Burlington, Mary Thwinge and William Goforth both died – William Oxley then married Ann Skipwith Goforth and I believe the Goforth children were raised by William Oxley. source: personal email correspondence with Linda Colista, genealogy maven, descendant of Lemuel G. Harmer, and my 3rd cousin, twice removed

The Fly Boat Martha arrived in the new world in Sep 1677, carrying 114 passengers for the Yorkshire Tenth, at Burlington.

He was an overseer of highways in 1681

source: Pennsylvania Archives (Google eBook) J. Severns & Company, 1880

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William Oxley's Timeline

Derbyshire, England
August 9, 1662
Age 7
Matlock, Derbyshire, England
Age 9
Kingston Upon the Hill, Yorkshire, England
Age 27
Chester, PA
Age 31
February 15, 1717
Age 62
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
February 1717
Age 62
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States