JOSEPH STRAWBRIDGE3, son of JAMES (6), was b. Mch. 12,1792, in Londonderry township (now Penn), Chester co., Pa.; m. (1) ELIZA HODGSON about 1814; m. (2) ELIZA OLDEN He d. Apr. 29, 1829. The mansion house in which he was b. and lived, and the two hundred acres attached thereto, have been in the family ever since they were deeded by the Penn family, and are now (1889) owned by W. C. Strawbridge, Esq., of Philadelphia, a grandson of Joseph Strawbridge. The age of the house is considerably over one hundred years.
CHILDREN BY FIRST MARRIAGE.
37* i. JAMES ALEXANDER4, b. Nov. 1, 1816; m. MARY NIVEN HODGSON.
38* ii. ROBERT HODSON, m. FAITHFUL DUFFIELD.
39 iii. MARTHA.
MARGARET MONTGOMERY STRAWBRIDGE4, dau. of JAMES (11), was b. JUNE 5, 1815 in Liberty township, Pa.; m. Oct. 18, 1836, JAMES MCCREIGHT (b. NOV. 4, 1804), who was of pure Scotch lineage, his ancestors having emigrated directly from Scotland and not like his wife’s ancestors, from the north of Ireland. His mother was a Campbell and his grandmother a Strain, both having some Highland blood in their veins. Mr. McCreight kept a country store for many years at Buffalo Cross Roads, Union co,, Pa. He (d. June 30, 1862. Mrs. McCreight lived from the time of her marriage until 1884 at Buffalo Cross Roads; since that time at Lewisburg, Pa.
ALL BORN AT BUFFALO CROSS ROADS, PA.
40* i. JAMES STRAWBRIDGE5, b. Jan. 15,1837; m. MARY A. KELLY.
41 ii. SARAH JANE, b. Dec. 16,1839.
42 iii. MARY DALE, b. Oct. 24, 1841; d. Sept. 24, 1863.
43* iv. ANNA MARGARET, b. Dec. 2, 1843; m. WILSON CULP.
44 v. DAVID BRAINERD, b. Jan. 8. 1846; d. Apr. 26, 1884; unm.
45 vi. CHARLOTTE CANDOR, b. Aug. 27, 1847; is engaged in mission work
among the Dakota Indians at Pine Ridge Agency, Dak.; unm.
46 vii. HELEN AUGUSTA, b. June 6, 1850; res. Lewisburg, Pa.; unm.
47 viii. SAMUEL DALE, b. June 2, 1852; d. Mch. 16, 1853.
48 ix. EMILY STRAWBRIDGE, b. Jan. 26, 1854; res. Lewisburg, Pa.; unm (To
Miss McCreight thanks are due for valuable assistance in collecting
the records of this branch of Strawbridges.)
49* x. ISAAC CAMPBELL, b. Dec. 17, 1855; d. Aug. 17, 1888; m; had 1 ch.