History of Bucks County, Pa Volume 3 by William H. Davis
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SARA E.  TWINING.  William TWINING emigrated to this country in the early part of the seventeenth century and settled in Massachusetts, but later removed to Bucks county, Pennsylvania, and died at Newtown in 1703.  He had a son, Stephen.  Stephen TWINING (2) son of the American ancestor, was born at Eastham, Massachusetts, February 6, 1659.  He became a resident of Bucks county. Pennsylvania.  John TWINING (3), son of Stephen, was born at Newtown, Pennsylvania, March 5, 1692; he married, ad had a son named Jacob.  Jacob TWINING (4), son of John, was born October 25, 1730, and his son, David TWINING, was the subjectís grandfather.   

            David TWINING (5), son of Jacob, born in Wrightstown township, February 5, 1791, was a wheelwright, but usually followed farming for his livelihood.  He died October 13, 1877.  He was a member of that branch of the Society of Friends known as the Hicksites.  He married (first) Hannah TAYLOR, by whom three children were born:  Amas H., George, Elizabeth H., wife of Edward ATKINSON.  For his second wife, Mr. TWINING married Mercy VANHORN, and by his union were born: Abbott A., died in infancy: Frances M., wife of Frances V. KRUSEN.

            Amas H. TWINING (6), son of David, was born in Northampton township, May 11, 1820, on the farm where the family still resides, and where he farmed during his lifetime.  He was a member of the Society of Friends.  He married Mary, daughter of John and Martha (RIDGE) TOMLINSON.  By this union were born the following children: 1. George W., 2. William H., 3. David: 4. John: 5. Milton: 6. Walmsley R.: 7. Sara E.: Mary R. wife of William ADCOCK, of New Jersey.

            Milton TWINING and Walmsley R. TWINING, sons of Amos H. TWINING, early in life learned the carpenter trade and were engaged in building at Chicago, Pittsburg and Denver, Colorado.  Milton later returned to Bucks county, where he is engaged in farming with his brother, George, on the old homestead.  Walmsley is now a builder in Philadelphia.

            Sara E. TWINING, daughter of Amas H. TWINING, was educated at the Bellevue Academy, and the State Normal School at Millersville.  For twenty years she has been among the efficient teachers in the public schools of Bucks county, Pennsylvania.






Text taken from page 701 of: 


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

Transcribed March 2009 by Joan Lollis as part of the Bucks Co., Pa., Early Family Project, www.rootsweb.com/~pabucks/bucksindex.html

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