Caleb Pusey House 2009
1651- Caleb Pusey was born in Upper Lambourn, Berkshire, England. Father was William Bartholomew (signed his will alias Pusie) and mother was Margaret (Pusie). William and Margaret had five sons and four daughters. Two of the sons, Caleb and John, were among Penn's first Purchasers in Pennsylvania, but only Caleb crossed the Atlantic.
1670's- Pusey moved to London where he probably learned the trade of a last maker. He was living in the London parish of Botolph without Bishopsgate in 1682.
1681- Caleb Pusey married Ann Stone (Worley) at Devonshire House Monthly Meeting. Pusey was from Botolph withour Bishopsgate, London and was listed as a Last Maker on the Marrage Certificate. He married Ann Worley, Widow, in a Quaker assembly in the Devonshire Meeting without Bishopsgate London the 27th day of the 3rd month 1681. Anne Worley was the widow of Henry Worley of Bedlem who died in 1674 (they had two sons Henry and Francis Worley). Anne was the daughter of Henry Stone.
1682, Oct- Pusey purchased 250 acres from William Penn.
1682- Pusey became a 1/32 shareholder in a proposed milling operation, headed by Penn, to be constructed in the new colony. Pusey was to manage the mills.
1682- Caleb Pusey migrated to Pennsylsvania, with wife Anne, and her two sons, Henry and Francis Worley.
1682- Caleb and Anne's first child (Anne) was born and dies shortly afterwards.
1683- Charles Ashcom, Surveyor for County of Chester made a map of the part of Pennsylvania and "calib busey" (he misspelled Caleb Pusey) is shown with 100 acres on Chester Creek next to Mr. Townsend.
1683- Pusey builds two mills on his land.
Caleb Pusey House
1684/5- Caleb and Anne's second child, Anne is born 12th day 1st month 1684/5. Ann married John Smith on the 1st month 5th day 1706/7 and they moved to London Grove, Chester County, Pa.
1685 & 1694- Caleb Pusey served as Chester County Appraiser.
1686 &1687- Caleb Pusey served as a Pennsylvania Assemblyman from Chester County,
1688- Caleb Pusey calmed a potential indian scare in Chester County.
1688- Pusey served as a trustee for the meeting house for the Chester Monthly Meeting.
1689- Caleb and Anne's third child is born 7th month 4th day 1689. Lydia married George Painter of Phila on 1st month 5th day 1706/7. Their wedding certificate is on display at Landingford plantation.
1689- Caleb Pusey served as Chester County tax collector.
1689-1690- Caleb Pusey served as Chester County Reciver of Quitrents.
1690, 1691, & 1692- Caleb Pusey was re-elected as a Pennsylvania Assemblyman from Chester County.
1692-1693- Caleb Pusey served as Chester County Sheriff.
1694- Caleb Pusey served as Pennsylvania Assemblyman from Chester County.
1695- Caleb Pusey served on the Pennsylvania Provincial Council from Chester County.
1696 &1698- Caleb Pusey served as Pennsylvania Assemblyman from Chester County.
1697- Pusey served as the Pennsylvania Provincial Council from Chester County, and he sighed a Quaker oath of loyalty to the king.
1698-1723- Caleb Pusey served as Chester County Justice of the Peace
1699- Thomas Story, a prominent Quaker, stayed at Caleb Pusey's house
1699- William Penn visits Caleb Pusey at his home during the Christmas season.
1699- Caleb Pusey served on the Pennsylvania Provisional Court from Chester County.
1699-1701- Caleb Pusey served on the Pennsylvania Provisional Council from Chester County.
1700-1715- Caleb Pusey served on the Pennsylvania Provincial Council
1701- Caleb Pusey served on Penn's Council of State. Penn contemplated taking Pusey back to England with him.
1704- Caleb Pusey served as Chester County Treasurer.
1704- Survey of 17 acres in the town of Chester owned by Caleb Pusey and Henry Worley (Caleb's stepson).
1705- Caleb Pusey bought Samuel Carpenter's shares in the mill for L1000 (1,000 pounds).
1711 & 1713- Caleb Pusey served as Chester County Tax Commissioner.
1714- Caleb Pusey began his service as an elder in the Chester County Meeting.
1718- Caleb Pusey moves to Marlborough Township, Chester County and is a menber of New Garden Monthly Meeting.
1727, Feb 25- Caleb Pusey died at the approxmate age of 77. He was apparently writing a history of the province of Pennsylvania. He is buried in Friends' burial ground London Grove, PA.