History of Bucks County, Pa Volume 3 by William H. Davis
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13. STEPHEN T. JANNEY, youngest child of Jacob and Frances (BRIGGS) JANNEY, was born 11 mo. 15, 1817, and died 11 mo. 12, 1898, on the old homestead where he was born and always resided. He was but three years of age at the death of his father, and remained with his mother on the homestead, and was educated at an academy in Wilmington, Delaware.nOn his marriage in 1842, he rented the homestead of his brother Thomas, and purchased it in 1855, and continued to conduct it until his death.nHe married Harriet P. JOHNSON, born in Buckingham, 10 mo. 20, 1820, died 1891, daughter of William H. and Mary (PAXSON) JOHNSON, and granddaughter of Samuel and Martha (HUTCHINSON) JOHNSON, all of Buckingham.n(See ancestry of Hon. E. M. PAXSON, where an account of the distinguished ancestry of Mrs. JANNEY, maternal and paternal is given). The children of Stephen T. and Harriet P. (JOHNSON) JANNEY were: Calvin D., born January 12, 1843, residing on the homestead, married March 8, 1892, Frederica, daughter of Frederick and Anna M. LINTON, of Newtown, who died at the birth of their only child, Frederick, December, 1892; Horace, born September 1, 1846, farmer and nurseryman at Newtown; William H., born October 1, 1849, a farmer in Lower Makefield, married February 3, 1873, Anna M. TORBERT, daughter of James L. and Maria (VAN ARTSDALEN) TORBERT, of Lower Makefield, and had two children: Elizabeth, wife of Erwin J. DOAN, of Philadelphia, who has three children--Frances J., Anna Jean and Harriet J.; and Harriet, wife of LeRoy SUBER, of Newtown. Mrs. Anna M. JANNEY died 3 mo. 11, 1893, and William H. married (second) June 8, 1905, Ella J. BURROUGHS, daughter of Robert and Phebe (BEANS) BURROUGHS of Newtown. Marietta JANNEY, third child of Stephen and Harriet, is still single, and resides with her brother Calvin on the homestead. Frances J. JANNEY, the youngest daughter, married, Spetember 26, 1877, Wilmer A. BRIGGS, son of Theodore S. and Sarah B. (LEEDOM) BRIGGS, of Upper Makefield, and they reside at Glen Ridge, New Jersey.

Text taken from page 59 of: Davis, William W. H., A.M. History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania [New York-Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1905] Volume III

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