The Pancoast family in America

by Bennett S. Pancoast
Pancoast, Bennett S. (Main Author)
Woodbury, New Jersey : Gloucester County Historical Society (New Jersey), 1981
490 p.


John Pancoast was born in England ca. 1635. Pancoast was also spelled Pankhurst in early records. John Pancoast was the son of Joseph Pancoast and grandson of Rev. Samuel Pancoast of Ashton. John Pancoast was first married in England to Elizabeth. He married a second wife, Ann Snowden, who died in 1682. In 1680 they migrated to the colonial United States and settled in New Jersey. John married a third wife, Jane Chapman in 1689. He died in 1694 in New Jersey. He and his descendants were among the earliest settlers in New Jersey.

Index included in each volume.

The first volume includes the first seven generations of the family, starting with John, who came from Bugbrook, Northhamptonshire, England in 1680. Volume two includes the eighth and ninth generations of Pancoast descendants in the United States.


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