smedley darlington, subect. abraham darlington was commissioned coroner of chester co., pa. he had 9 children. his 5th child and 2nd son was thomas. the 6th son of thomas and hannah nee briton darlington was george, whose 2nd child, richard, was the father of smedley darlington
richard darlington an active member of doe run and fallowfield m.m. married edith smedley, who was 5th gen. from george smedley, who came to pa. from derbyshire, england, in 1682
darlington, isabelle was born june 22, 1865, d/o smedley and mary edwards (baker) darlington. her father was born in pocopson twp. chester co, dec. 24, 1827 and died june 24, 1899. in 1897 miss sarlington took the degree of bachelor of law, cum laude at the u of p
general smedley darlington butler, USMC. was born july 31, 1881, in west chester, pa. s/o thomas stalker and maud (darlington) butler, 3 of gen. butler's ancestors came over with william penn. among these direct ancestors was dr. griffith owen of welsh lineage, another was william clayton. most of gen. butlers were more-over quakers, among them elizabeth hooton, the first woman preacher and companion of george fox. gen. butler's paternal grandfather, samuel butler, was sec. of the treasury of pa. and his maternal grandfather, smedley darlington after whom he was named, srv 2 terms in congress. thomas stalker butler, the gen's father srv chester and delaware ctys for 16 consecutive terms, he died 1928
gen. butler married june 30, 1905 in phila. to ethel peters. children; 1. ethel peters butler married lt. col. john wehle, USMC.,2. smedley darlington,3.thomas richard
gem. butler died june 21, 1940.
darlington, horace fenelon, m.d. of chester co., was born at pocopson, chester co. dec 25, 1907, s/o emlen and mary (parker) darlington. emlen was born dec. 14, 1868, his wf mary parker was born at parkersville, chester co, nov 27, 1865, d/o william w. parker.
horace married oct 19, 1935 to helen pauline calhoun of norwood, del. co., d/o joseph h. and agnes (dukes) calhoun.
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