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February 28, 2007

Mock Family Historian

"Working Chart" for William Mack of Northampton Co., PA #20


1 - William Mack d. 12 Sep 1793; Probate 25 Jan 1794 Upper Mt. Bethel, Northampton Co., PA, Occupation: Yeoman; m. Anne _____; d. aft. 1794. Will Bk. 2. John's wife Mary and all of their children mentioned in William's will.



1.1 - William Mack Jr.


1.2 - Margaret Mack d. aft Jan 1794; m. Herman Dilldine d. bef. 1794


1.3 - John Mack d. bef. 12 Sep 1793 (abt. 1782) Northampton Co., PA; m. Mary _____

1.3.1 - William Mack b. bef 12 Sep 1793 (29 Nov 1787; d. 19 Apr 1852 m. Theresa Farrisi (not proven)

1.3.2 - Jacob Mack b. bef 12 Sep 1793

1.3.3 - John Mack

1.3.4 - George Mack

1.3.5 - Anne Mack

1.3.6 - Elizabeth Mack

1.3.7 - Mary Mack


1.4 - George Mack d. bef. 1793; m. Phoebe ______; wife & children in William's will.

1.4.1 - Anne Mack d. bef. 1804; m. Egbert Newland

1.4.2 - George Mack m. Nancy ____

1.4.3 - Mary Mack b. 19 Aug 1781

1.4.4 - John Mack


1.5 - Mary Mack b. 28 Sep 1748 PA(?); d. 27 Dec 1832 (NY?); m. 4 Jan 1769 in Delaware Water Gap, PA to Benjamin Goodwin b. 1746 s/o Abraham Goodwin; will proved 12 Aug 1822

1.5.1 - Richard Goodwin b. 25 Dec 1769; m. Prudence Frances Hollister

1.5.2 - Ann Goodwin b. 17 Jun 1744; m. John Smith

1.5.3 - John Mack Goodwin b. 19 Nov 1776

1.5.4 - William Goodwin d. July 1777



Helene Younger Hawkins -

William Hoffecker Vail –

Barbara Eichel Dittig –



Genealogies of VA Families Vol. II, Wm & Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine - 1982


The earliest record found for William Mack is his name on a petition to the "Justices of the Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace, held at Easton, for the county of Northampton, the 18th of June 1755". The petition was from local protestants complaining that the permits to operate public houses (taverns) in Easton were unfairly being granted only to Catholics.

William Mack signed this petition, as well as Joseph Brader, John Jones, & others. This frontier in Pennsylvania, where Gnadenhutten was located, was not fully secured for peace until after Revolutionary War hostilities ceased, over 25 years later.

Source: Historical Collections of the State of Pennsylvania, by Sherman Day, 1843


Will Book 2, pg 253, D12 Sep 1793, p 25 Jan 1794; EX John Scott Esp. of Lowser Mt Methel, Mr. Thomas Bar of Upper Mt. Bethel & William Mack, Jr. Mt. Bethel, WT Thomas Parry, Henry Hartzell, Peter Beer, Lands of Benj. Goodwin


Northampton Co, PA, Deed Bk H2, PG 216, 11 Jan 1803 - Benjamin Goodwine of Upper Mount Bethel Twp., Northampton, PA Yeoman & Mary his wife of the one part and John Mack, grandson of William Mack late of the other part (same as Hw, pg 215). signed Benjamin Goodwin Seal Mood Goodwin her X Mark in presence of us George Ihrie, Jacob Mock. Present when Mary Goodwine signed - Judith Foreseman Hugh Forseman 29 Jul 1803, Hugh Forseman Esp JP of Norethampton co. 2 Aug 1803 Recorded H. Forseman.


Northampton Co., PA Deed Bk H2, pg 218, 11 Jan 1803 - John Mack of Upper mount Bethel, Northampton, PA yeoman of the one part & Benjamin Goodwine yeoman & Jacob Mack carpenter both of the same of the other part, John Mack paid to Benjamin Goodwine & Jacob Mack 327 pounds for land situate in Upper Mount Bethel (same as H2,215))

John Mack seal in presence of George Ihrie, Andrew Buckman recorded on 11 Jan 1803 327 pounds in full consideration from John Mack --witness George Ihrie Andrew Buckman 29 Jul 1803 before Hugh Forseman Esp JP of Northampton

2 Aug 1803 H. Forseman seal


Northampton Co., PA Deed Book F3, pg 336, 16 May 1804

Mary Jones (late Mary Mack & John Jones ÉÉÉÉÉÉMary Jones her mark John Jones his X mark Benjamin Goodwin seal in presence of us Jacob Mac, William Mack. 17 May 1804 Before Hugh Forsman Esp JP for court of Northampton Co. H. Forsman 4 Feb 1811


Northampton Co., PA Deed Bk A3, pg 228 17 May 1804 - Between Benjamin Goodwin of Upper Mount Bethel, Northampton, PA yeoman & his wife of the first part and Frederick Snyder now of Upper Mount bethel, Northampton, PA yeoman. Whereas Wm. Mack late of Upper Mt. Bethel deceased died, seized of a certain plantation situate in Upper Mt. Bethel 154 acres & 4 perches strict measure part and parcel 2 tracts of ÉÉÉllying in the rive Delaware & encreed to the twp of Knolton, Sussex, NJ. Known as Mack Island containing 49 icres & 180 perches Éconveyed to the said William enter by indenture under the hand and seal of John Armstron bearing date 20 May 1788 & being _______by his last will and testament give & bequeath the said Plantation and Island. unto Mary Goodwine his daughter wife of Benjamin Goodwin & John Mack son of George Mack deceased grandson of William Mack & to their respective heirs & assignsÉÉÉ

Benjamin & Mary Goodwine on their part & the said John Mack on his did by their Indenture of Partition bearing even date on the 11 Jan 1803 & recorded at the office ÉÉ;John Mack granted his share to Benjamiin Goodwine & Jacob Mack, - 72 acres & 93 perchesÉ and the said Jacob Mack and Cedia his wife by Indenture Bearing date 8 of this month granted & confirmedÉÉ