Pemberton, Mary (1704-1778)

Wife of Israel Pemberton.

Entertained British officers; her actions may have contributed to her husband’s exile for Loyalism (1777). Traveled to York, Pennsylvania, to petition Congress for her husband’s release (1778).

Daughter of Nathan and Mary Stanbury. Married Richard Hill in 1728. Married Robert (or Richard) Jordan in 1731. Married Israel Pemberton in 1747; one child. Quaker.