Dorothy was the daughter of Ellis Emmanuel Jones and Ellen Jane Evans, natives of Wales.
Ellis Jones immigrated to the Colonies aboard the "Submission" in September 1682, along with his wife, Jane (age 40), and his children, Barbara (age 13), Mary (age 12), Dorothy (age 10), and Isaac (age (4 months). Ellis was a resident of Bucks County, PA in 1684, but by 1689 had settled in Philadelphia. He is on a list of “Important Colonists” who came to Philadelphia on board the Submission. His name is also on record in the Welsh Tract Purchases as having purchased one hundred acres in Nantonell Parish, Radnor. He was a weaver and servant to the Governor. Ellis Jones made his will March 22, 1722, and he died in Philadelphia July 16, 1727. His will was executed September 23, 1727. His wife, Jane was the executor. Kinsman John Pugh. Wit: Ellis Jones (his mark), John Jones, John Jones, Jr.
Dorothy married Richard Cantrell on 5 Mar 1691 at Philadelphia, PA. They were the parents of four children:
Mary, Joseph, Zebulon, and Dorothy.
Jane Jones died in Philadelphia October 2, 1732. The will of Jane Jones, relict of Ellis Jones, was executed at Philadelphia, August 3, 1730, and recorded December 27, 1732. It mentions child: Mary; grandchildren: Daniel and Nathan Pegg, Jane Flower, Zebulon Cantril, Joseph Cantril, and Dorothy Cantril, Mary Price, Jane, Richard White. Exec: Mary Jones. Codicil: December 7, 1732. Grandchildren: Ellis and Susannah Jones, children of Mary Jones, deceased: Exec. John Cadwalader. Witnesses: James Estaugh, Joseph Fordham, and Sarah Elfreth. To each she gave “one English shilling, or the value of it in coyn current.”
Ellis Jones (1637 - 1727)
Jane Evans Jones (1642 - 1732)
Richard Cantrell (1660 - 1753)
Mary Cantril (1694 - 1695)*
Joseph Cantrell (1695 - 1755)*
Barbara Jones Pegg (1668 - 1727)*
Dorothy Jones Cantrell (1672 - 1730)
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Buried in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Created by: jcq
Record added: Feb 24, 2012
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