TREGO, Peter, and Judith, his wife, were living in Middletown township early
in the last century, he having purchased land there in 1708. Their
children were Jacob, b. 8,7,1687, d. 4,10,1720; James, b. 4th mo., 1690;
William, b. 6,3,1693; John, b. 12,15,1696; Ann, b. 8,28,1702, m. 6,11,1725 to
James Rushton; Peter. Jacob married, in 1709, Mary Cartlidge, of Darby,
and had three children,--Hannah, John, and Rachel. The widow married, in 1722, John Laycock, of bucks County. James Trego, then of Edgmont, married about 1716, and after keeping tavern some time in Chester, settled in Whiteland, where he died in 1745, leaving children,--James, Mary (Walker), Sarah (Simcock), John, Jacob, William, and Elizabeth.
William Trego, son of Peter, married, about 1717, Margaret Moore, and in 1735 settled in Goshen, where he kept tavern for some years. His children were Hannah, William, Margaret, Benjamin, Elizabeth, Joseph, Mary, Sarah, (m. to Phinehas Eachus), Ann (m. to Joseph Hunt).
Peter Trego, Jr., married, 11,5,1726/7, Ann Whitaker, daughter of Charles and Hannah, of Ridley. He was a member and overseer of Providence Meeting from 1748 to his death, in 1752.
Benjamin Trego, son of William and Margaret, born 4,2,1730, married, 9,29,1753, Mary Pyle, daughter of John and Susanna, by whom he had the following children: Hannah, b. 9,20,1754, m. Amos Matlack; Edith, b.11,20,1756, m. James White; Mary, b. 1,16,1759, m. Joshua Weaver; Benjamin, b. 11,30,1761; Emmor, b. 12,20,1763, unmarried.
Benjamin, senior, married again, 7,13,1767, Mary Rettew, who does not appear to have left any children. His third marriage was to Bathsheba (Babb), widow of Jeremiah Peirsol, and had other children,--Benjamin, Bathsheba, and Rachel. Benjamin Trego, as has been stated, gave the land for the court-house at West Chester.