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James Kite, Sr.[1]

Male 1656 - 1713  (57 years)


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  • Name James Kite 
    Name Suffix Sr. 
    Gender Male 
    Born 1656  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 16 September 1713  Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I62896  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 January 2003 

    Father Sir George Kite,   b. about 1625, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mrs. George Kite,   b. about 1625 
    Family ID F43761  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Mary Warner,   b. 1660, Blockley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. January 1685/86, Blockley Twp., Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 1680  Schuylkill MM, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death of 1 spouse
    • Death of one spouse
    Children 
    +1. Abraham Kite,   b. 19 October 1685, Blockley Twp., Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 November 1748, Merion, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Family ID F43760  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Martha Tankee Medlicott,   b. 1664, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 13 May 1698  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death of 1 spouse
    • Death of one spouse
    Family ID F43751  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Sources:
      Title: Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania, Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Historical Society of Pennsylvania
      Page: p. 242
      Text: "Friends Quarterly Meeting held in Philadelphia 1 mo ( March) 7, 1686-7, it was "reported to this meeting concerning the necessity of James Kite, he having received of late great damage by fire," and at a Monthly Meeting held 3mo (May) 27, 1687 "Thomas Duckett & Henry Lewis having made Enquiry into James Kite's necessity, make Report to this meeting that his condition is very low, and his loss according to their information about L60" The records of this and several later meetings show that Friends thoughout the county, and elsewhere, subscribed freely to Kite's relief; and his receipts for the sums paid him were reported to the Quarterly Meeting held at Philadelphia 1mo(March) 5, 1687-8. He gradually retrieved his fortunes, and in the tax list dated Sept. 26, 1693, his property beyond Schuylkill was valued at L40, on which he was assessed to pay 3 shillings, 4 pence. Mary (Warner) Kite having died before the date of her father's will, was not mentioned in it, but the will contained bequests to her husband and two sons. After her death James Kite married (second) 3 mo. (may) 13, 1698, Martha, widow of Daniel Medlicott of Merion, Philadelphia County. At the head of the names of relatives on their marriage certificate is the name John "Simandes" (Simonds). Daniel Medlicott's certificate of removal dated 2mo (April) 16, 1683, from the Monthly Meeting at Salop, England, was received at Philadelphia Monthly Meeting 9 mo (nov.) 4, 1684. James Kite was buried 9 mo. (Nov.) 6, 1713 according to the records of Race street Monthly Meeting, Martha his widow married (third) 8 mo (Oct) 13 1715, Jonathan Cockshall (or Cogshall) The Kite family which descended from Mary Warner was long been prominent in West Philadelphia, and it's members have intermarried with many other noted families of Blockley Township and vicinity, among them the Sellers Family of "Seller Hall" in Upper Darby.

  • Sources 
    1. [S525] GEDCOM file, prepared and submitted by Roseanne Alexander and George Moffett.



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