SPEAKMAN, Thomas, of Reading, in Berkshire, England, with the approbation of Friends and consent of his mother, Elizabeth, came to Pennsylvania in 1712, and settled then or shortly after in Londongrove township. he married, in 1714, Ann ____, and afterwards became a minister among Friends. He died 5,15,1732, leaving children,-Hugh, Thomas, Ebenezer, Micajah, Joshua, and Ann, married to Nicholas Newlin, of Concord. Ebenezer Speakman married Mary Hayes, and was the father of George, Joshua, Jacob, Lydia, m. to Richard Ladley; Mary, m. to Joseph Baker; and Margaret, m. to Job Hayes. He died 3,25,1809, in his eighty-fifth year, and his widow 9,20,1810, in her eighty-third year.
Micajah Speakman settled in Concord, and married, 4,22,1752, Mary
Griffith, from Wales. She died 11,28,1774, and he married 5,23,1781, Phebe
Yarnall, a widow and a minister, who paid a lengthy religious visit to
England, 1796-1800. Micajah Speakman, Jr., was the father of Stephen,
Phebe Ann, m. to Isaac W. Van Leer; William A., Rebecca S., Sarah A., m. to
J. Miller McKim.