Serrill House built in 1832
Submitted by Diana
Isaac Serrill may be the man at the door of the
house. Isaac was of Quaker descent. Click here or on the photograph to
enlarge the portion of the photo that contains the men.
Isaac Serrill was born 20 August 1806 near Darby, Delaware County, PA. His parents were
James and Anna Serrill. Isaac married
Rachael Wilfong, who was born about 1811 in PA, on 23 January 1839 in Philadelphia,
Isaac Serrill of Delaware County, PA purchased a tract of 98 acres, 4 acres, and 73 acres for $1125.00 on the 21 May 1842 in Coolspring Township, Mercer County, PA.
John S. Pearson was a witness to this transaction. The deed is recorded at Mercer County, Courthouse in Vol. 1, T, pages 165-166.
On the 24 March 1854 Isaac and Rachel sold a parcel of land, containing a fourth of an acre more or less, in Jackson Township, part of a larger tract of land at which Isaac resides for one cent of lawful money to the members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The deed states that "a desire to promote the cause of Religion & Morality in the vicinity in which they reside" and "as long as it may be wanted for a house of worship."