Notes for Dorothy JONES:|
Among the grand jury presentments. "Dorothy", wife of Richard Canterill, presented for masking in men's
clothes the day after Christmas, "walking and dancing in the house of John Simes at 9 or 10 o'clock at night.' John Simes, who gave the masquerade party, was presented for keeping a disorderly house, "a nursery of Debotch ye inhabitants and youth of this city... to ye greef of and disturbance of peaceful minds and propagating ye Throne of wickedness amongst us." This was in Wilmington, PA (now Delaware).