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William Wedgeworth, Sr
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Birth: 1742
Death: unknown
York County
Pennsylvania, USA

William was born to Thomas Wedgeworth and Rebecca Passmore Wedgeworth sometime in 1742. William married Esther Matthews (b.1739 d. 9/1832) in 1770 in PA. Not much is known about them other than they had six children: James (b. 10/31/1771),William, Jr. (b. 1773),Joseph (b. 1776), Jane (b. 6/15/1777), Richard (b.1/26/1778), and John (b. 1789). By the 1830's, Esther and most of her children were in Alabama. William died in South Carolina, however, around 1798. There's no proof that William is buried at the Greenville Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Donalds, SC, He was in the Revolutionary War (SC Militia) and a lot of Revolutionary War men are buried there. His grave is unmarked if he is there. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Esther Mathews Wedgeworth (1739 - 1832)*
 
 Children:
  James Wedgeworth (1771 - 1843)*
  William Wedgeworth (1773 - 1870)*
  Joseph Wedgeworth (1776 - 1855)*
  Jane Wedgeworth Anderson (1777 - 1859)*
  Richard Wedgeworth (1778 - 1853)*
  John Wedgeworth (1789 - 1824)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Donalds Cemetery
Donalds
Abbeville County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Wedgie
Record added: Jul 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39475596
 

My 7th Great Grandfather. Rest in peace Grandpa. pennylbh@yahoo.com
- Penny Habermehl
 Added: Dec. 1, 2013

- Cori Hoag
 Added: Nov. 10, 2013
William Wedgeworth was born 1738 in York County, Pennsylvania and died 1798 in Abbeville, South Carolina (see Will). He married Esther Mathews and they had six children. William served in the South Carolina Militia during the Revolutionary War.
- Phyllis Wedgeworth
 Added: Sep. 22, 2013
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