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Ann 'Nancy' Parks1

F, b. circa 1810
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1810Ann 'Nancy' Parks was born circa 1810 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*11 March 1834She married Hugh Ford on 11 March 1834 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as Hugh Ford and Nancy Parks.2 
Married Name11 March 1834 As of 11 March 1834,her married name was Ford. 
Census head*1850Ann was listed as a head of household in the census of 1850 at Brinkleys District, Somerset Co, MD. Family#277 was headed by Ann Ford, age 40. Listed with her were Charles Ford, age 14; Elizabeth Ford, age 12; William H. Ford, age 8; Virginia Ford, age 5; and Aaron Wilson, age 51.3 
Census head*1860Ann was listed as a head of household in the census of 1860 at Roachville P.O., Lawsons District, Somerset Co, MD. HH#836 was headed by Ann Ford, age 50. Listed with her was William Ford, age 17; Peter Evans, age 45; Mary Evans, age 15; and Benjamin Evans, age 10.1 

Family

Hugh Ford b. c 1810, d. 1850
Children 1.Charles Ford3 b. c 1836
 2.Elizabeth Ford3 b. c 1838
 3.William A. Ford+1 b. c 1842
 4.Virginia Ford3 b. c 1845

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1860 Federal Census, Somerset Co, MD.
  2. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1850 Federal Census, Somerset Co, MD.

Charles Ford1

M, b. circa 1836
FatherHugh Ford1 b. c 1810, d. 1850
MotherAnn 'Nancy' Parks1 b. c 1810
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1836Charles Ford was born circa 1836 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Census w/mother*1850Charles was listed with his mother in the census of 1850 at Brinkleys District, Somerset Co, MD. Family#277 was headed by Ann Ford, age 40. Listed with her were Charles Ford, age 14; Elizabeth Ford, age 12; William H. Ford, age 8; Virginia Ford, age 5; and Aaron Wilson, age 51.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1850 Federal Census, Somerset Co, MD.

Elizabeth Ford1

F, b. circa 1838
FatherHugh Ford1 b. c 1810, d. 1850
MotherAnn 'Nancy' Parks1 b. c 1810
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1838Elizabeth Ford was born circa 1838 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Census w/mother*1850Elizabeth was listed with her mother in the census of 1850 at Brinkleys District, Somerset Co, MD. Family#277 was headed by Ann Ford, age 40. Listed with her were Charles Ford, age 14; Elizabeth Ford, age 12; William H. Ford, age 8; Virginia Ford, age 5; and Aaron Wilson, age 51.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1850 Federal Census, Somerset Co, MD.

Virginia Ford1

F, b. circa 1845
FatherHugh Ford1 b. c 1810, d. 1850
MotherAnn 'Nancy' Parks1 b. c 1810
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1845Virginia Ford was born circa 1845 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Census w/mother*1850Virginia was listed with her mother in the census of 1850 at Brinkleys District, Somerset Co, MD. Family#277 was headed by Ann Ford, age 40. Listed with her were Charles Ford, age 14; Elizabeth Ford, age 12; William H. Ford, age 8; Virginia Ford, age 5; and Aaron Wilson, age 51.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1850 Federal Census, Somerset Co, MD.

James Hewitt Jr.1,2

M, b. 1817, d. 23 December 1889
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*1817James Hewitt Jr. was born in 1817 at Somerset Co, MD.1,2 
Marriage*18 July 1843He married Hester Anne Blake, daughter of George (of Wm) Blake and Ailcey Parks, on 18 July 1843 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as James Hewett and Nester Anne Blake.3 
Census head*27 July 1870James was listed as a head of household in the census of 27 July 1870 at Marion P.O., Potato Neck, Somerset Co, MD. HH#36 was headed by James Hewitte, a 53 year old merchant. Listed with him were the following Hewittes: Hester A., age 44; William J., age 21; Sarah E., age 22; Ruth C., age 6; and John P., age 4.1 
Death*23 December 1889He died on 23 December 1889 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Burial*James was buried at Christ Cemetery, Somerset Co, MD.2 

Family

Hester Anne Blake b. 1823, d. 1918
Children 1.William J. Hewitt+1 b. c 1848
 2.Elizabeth Alice Hewitt+4 b. 1852, d. 1922
 3.Ruth C. Hewitt1 b. 18 Jan 1864, d. 6 Oct 1929
 4.John P. Hewitt1 b. c 1866

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1870 Federal Census, Somerset Co, MD.
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 117360786 (James Hewitt Jr).
  3. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.
  4. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 82813155 (Elizabeth A Blake).

Hester Anne Blake1

F, b. 1823, d. 1918
FatherGeorge (of Wm) Blake2 b. c 1805
MotherAilcey Parks2 b. 5 Jun 1802, d. 30 Oct 1834
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*1823Hester Anne Blake was born in 1823 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Marriage*18 July 1843She married James Hewitt Jr. on 18 July 1843 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as James Hewett and Nester Anne Blake.3 
Married Name18 July 1843 As of 18 July 1843,her married name was Hewitt. 
Census w/husband*27 July 1870Hester was listed with her husband in the census of 27 July 1870 at Marion P.O., Potato Neck, Somerset Co, MD. HH#36 was headed by James Hewitte, a 53 year old merchant. Listed with him were the following Hewittes: Hester A., age 44; William J., age 21; Sarah E., age 22; Ruth C., age 6; and John P., age 4.1 
Death*1918She died in 1918 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Burial*Hester was buried at Christ Cemetery, Somerset Co, MD.2 

Family

James Hewitt Jr. b. 1817, d. 23 Dec 1889
Children 1.William J. Hewitt+1 b. c 1848
 2.Elizabeth Alice Hewitt+4 b. 1852, d. 1922
 3.Ruth C. Hewitt1 b. 18 Jan 1864, d. 6 Oct 1929
 4.John P. Hewitt1 b. c 1866

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1870 Federal Census, Somerset Co, MD.
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 117360753 (Hester Ann Blake Hewitt).
  3. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.
  4. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 82813155 (Elizabeth A Blake).

John P. Hewitt1

M, b. circa 1866
FatherJames Hewitt Jr.1 b. 1817, d. 23 Dec 1889
MotherHester Anne Blake1 b. 1823, d. 1918
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1866John P. Hewitt was born circa 1866 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Census w/parents*27 July 1870John was listed with his parents in the census of 27 July 1870 at Somerset Co, MD. HH#36 was headed by James Hewitte, a 53 year old merchant. Listed with him were the following Hewittes: Hester A., age 44; William J., age 21; Sarah E., age 22; Ruth C., age 6; and John P., age 4.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1870 Federal Census, Somerset Co, MD.

Capt. William T. Blake1

M, b. 24 January 1829, d. 8 November 1897
FatherGeorge (of Wm) Blake1 b. c 1805
MotherAilcey Parks1 b. 5 Jun 1802, d. 30 Oct 1834
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*24 January 1829Capt. William T. Blake was born on 24 January 1829 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*21 September 1857He married Charlotte A. Marsh on 21 September 1857 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as William Blake and Charlotte Marsh.2 
Death*8 November 1897Capt. William T. Blake died on 8 November 1897 at Mount Vernon, Somerset Co, MD, at age 68.1 
Burial*William was buried at Asbury Methodist Church Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Charlotte A. Marsh b. 26 Jan 1818, d. 26 Jan 1902

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 139968400 (Capt William T Blake).
  2. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

Charlotte A. Marsh1

F, b. 26 January 1818, d. 26 January 1902
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*26 January 1818Charlotte A. Marsh was born on 26 January 1818 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Marriage*21 September 1857She married Capt. William T. Blake, son of George (of Wm) Blake and Ailcey Parks, on 21 September 1857 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as William Blake and Charlotte Marsh.1 
Married Name21 September 1857 As of 21 September 1857,her married name was Blake. 
Death*26 January 1902Charlotte A. Marsh died on 26 January 1902 at Somerset Co, MD, at age 84.2 
Burial*Charlotte was buried at Asbury Methodist Church Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Somerset Co, MD.2 

Family

Capt. William T. Blake b. 24 Jan 1829, d. 8 Nov 1897

Citations

  1. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 139968536 (Charlotte A Blake).

Thomas M. Blake1

M, b. 1878, d. 1971
FatherThomas J. Blake1 b. Nov 1843, d. 22 Oct 1930
MotherElizabeth Alice Hewitt1 b. 1852, d. 1922
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*1878Thomas M. Blake was born in 1878 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Census w/parents*1 June 1880Thomas was listed with his parents in the census of 1 June 1880 at Fairmount, Somerset Co, MD. Family#20 was headed by Thomas J. Blake, a 35 year old sailor. Listed with him were the following Blakes: Alice, a 27 year old wife; Amelia, a 9 year old daughter; Alice, a 7 year old daughter; Virginia, a 4 year old daughter; Thomas, a 2 year old son; and Nancy, a 70 year old mother.2 
Marriage*24 December 1902He married Emma Catherine Holland on 24 December 1902 at Somerset Co, MD.3 
Death*1971Thomas M. Blake died in 1971 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Burial*Thomas was buried at Fairmount Cemetery, Fairmount, Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Emma Catherine Holland b. 1884, d. 1951

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 69883256 (Thomas M Blake).
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1880 Federal Census, Somerset Co, MD.
  3. [S595] Ruth T. Dryden, Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Marriages (including the counties of Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico) 1865-1906.

Emma Catherine Holland1

F, b. 1884, d. 1951
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*1884Emma Catherine Holland was born in 1884 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*24 December 1902She married Thomas M. Blake, son of Thomas J. Blake and Elizabeth Alice Hewitt, on 24 December 1902 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Married Name24 December 1902 As of 24 December 1902,her married name was Blake. 
Burial*Emma was buried at Fairmount Cemetery, Fairmount, Somerset Co, MD.1 
Death*1951She died in 1951 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Thomas M. Blake b. 1878, d. 1971

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 69883229 (Emma Catherine Holland Blake).
  2. [S595] Ruth T. Dryden, Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Marriages (including the counties of Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico) 1865-1906.

George Wesley Blake1

M, b. 1823, d. 20 January 1889
FatherGeorge (of Wm) Blake1 b. c 1805
MotherAilcey Parks1 b. 5 Jun 1802, d. 30 Oct 1834
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*1823George Wesley Blake was born in 1823 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1847He married Triffany Jane Tyler circa 1847 at Somerset Co, MD.1,2 
Census head*1850George was listed as a head of household in the census of 1850 at Brinkleys District, Somerset Co, MD. HH#70 was headed by George W. Blake, a 26 year old waterman. Listed with him were Trefina J. Blake, age 19; Alsey Blake, age 2; and Ann Blake, age 1/12.2 
Marriage*2 August 1864He married Mary J. Beauchamp on 2 August 1864 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as George Wesley Blake and Mary J. Beauchamp. (NOTE: Findagrave records for G. Wesley Blake shows his second wife was Mary J. Dryden. Perhaps her first husband was a Beauchamp.)3,1 
Death*20 January 1889George Wesley Blake died on 20 January 1889 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Burial*George was buried at Samuel J. Landon Family Cemetery, Landonville, Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family 1

Triffany Jane Tyler b. c 1831
Children 1.Elsie 'Alsey' J. Blake2 b. 9 Mar 1848, d. 14 Mar 1915
 2.Ann Blake2 b. 1850
 3.William J. Blake4 b. 1854, d. 1941

Family 2

Mary J. Beauchamp b. c 1840
Child 1.Isaac W. Blake5 b. 14 Jan 1869, d. 24 Dec 1884

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 152117306 (G. Wesley Blake).
  2. [S584] Ruth T. Dryden, 1850 Somerset County, Maryland, Census.
  3. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.
  4. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 119458826 (William J. Blake).
  5. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 152117308 (Isaac W. Blake).

Triffany Jane Tyler1

F, b. circa 1831
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1831Triffany Jane Tyler was born circa 1831 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1847She married George Wesley Blake, son of George (of Wm) Blake and Ailcey Parks, circa 1847 at Somerset Co, MD.1,2 
Married Namecirca 1847 As of circa 1847,her married name was Blake. 
Census w/husband*1850Triffany was listed with her husband in the census of 1850 at Brinkleys District, Somerset Co, MD. HH#70 was headed by George W. Blake, a 26 year old waterman. Listed with him were Trefina J. Blake, age 19; Alsey Blake, age 2; and Ann Blake, age 1/12.2 

Family

George Wesley Blake b. 1823, d. 20 Jan 1889
Children 1.Elsie 'Alsey' J. Blake2 b. 9 Mar 1848, d. 14 Mar 1915
 2.Ann Blake2 b. 1850
 3.William J. Blake3 b. 1854, d. 1941

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 152117306 (G. Wesley Blake).
  2. [S584] Ruth T. Dryden, 1850 Somerset County, Maryland, Census.
  3. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 119458826 (William J. Blake).

Elsie 'Alsey' J. Blake1

F, b. 9 March 1848, d. 14 March 1915
FatherGeorge Wesley Blake2 b. 1823, d. 20 Jan 1889
MotherTriffany Jane Tyler2 b. c 1831
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*9 March 1848Elsie 'Alsey' J. Blake was born on 9 March 1848 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Census w/parents*1850Elsie was listed with her parents in the census of 1850 at Brinkleys District, Somerset Co, MD. HH#70 was headed by George W. Blake, a 26 year old waterman. Listed with him were Trefina J. Blake, age 19; Alsey Blake, age 2; and Ann Blake, age 1/12.2 
Marriage*1 May 1862She married Thomas W. Landon (Landing), son of Samuel J. Landon and Eliza Jane Ford, on 1 May 1862 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as Thomas W. Landing and Alice Jane Blake.3 
Married Name1 May 1862 As of 1 May 1862,her married name was Landon. 
Death*14 March 1915Elsie 'Alsey' J. Blake died on 14 March 1915 at Somerset Co, MD, at age 67.1 
Burial*Elsie was buried at Samuel J. Landon Family Cemetery, Landonville, Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Thomas W. Landon (Landing) b. 31 Oct 1843, d. 13 Apr 1914

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 152117293 (Elsie J. Blake Landon).
  2. [S584] Ruth T. Dryden, 1850 Somerset County, Maryland, Census.
  3. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

Ann Blake1

F, b. 1850
FatherGeorge Wesley Blake1 b. 1823, d. 20 Jan 1889
MotherTriffany Jane Tyler1 b. c 1831
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*1850Ann Blake was born in 1850 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Census w/parents*1850Ann was listed with her parents in the census of 1850 at Brinkleys District, Somerset Co, MD. HH#70 was headed by George W. Blake, a 26 year old waterman. Listed with him were Trefina J. Blake, age 19; Alsey Blake, age 2; and Ann Blake, age 1/12.1 

Citations

  1. [S584] Ruth T. Dryden, 1850 Somerset County, Maryland, Census.

Mary J. Beauchamp1

F, b. circa 1840
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1840Mary J. Beauchamp was born circa 1840 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*2 August 1864She married George Wesley Blake, son of George (of Wm) Blake and Ailcey Parks, on 2 August 1864 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as George Wesley Blake and Mary J. Beauchamp. (NOTE: Findagrave records for G. Wesley Blake shows his second wife was Mary J. Dryden. Perhaps her first husband was a Beauchamp.)1,2 
Married Name2 August 1864 As of 2 August 1864,her married name was Blake. 

Family

George Wesley Blake b. 1823, d. 20 Jan 1889
Child 1.Isaac W. Blake3 b. 14 Jan 1869, d. 24 Dec 1884

Citations

  1. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 152117306 (G. Wesley Blake).
  3. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 152117308 (Isaac W. Blake).

Thomas W. Landon (Landing)1

M, b. 31 October 1843, d. 13 April 1914
FatherSamuel J. Landon2 b. 20 Feb 1817, d. 17 Jun 1881
MotherEliza Jane Ford2 b. 17 Mar 1817, d. 23 Oct 1892
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*31 October 1843Thomas W. Landon (Landing) was born on 31 October 1843 at Somerset Co, MD.3 
Marriage*1 May 1862He married Elsie 'Alsey' J. Blake, daughter of George Wesley Blake and Triffany Jane Tyler, on 1 May 1862 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as Thomas W. Landing and Alice Jane Blake.1 
Death*13 April 1914Thomas W. Landon (Landing) died on 13 April 1914 at Somerset Co, MD, at age 70.3 
Burial*Thomas was buried at Samuel J. Landon Family Cemetery, Landonville, Somerset Co, MD.3 

Family

Elsie 'Alsey' J. Blake b. 9 Mar 1848, d. 14 Mar 1915

Citations

  1. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID MEMORIAL ID 152117332 (Samuel J Landon).
  3. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID MEMORIAL ID 152117277 (Thos. W. Landon).

Samuel J. Landon1

M, b. 20 February 1817, d. 17 June 1881
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*20 February 1817Samuel J. Landon was born on 20 February 1817 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*18 June 1839He married Eliza Jane Ford on 18 June 1839 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as Samuel J. Landen and Eliza J. Ford.2 
Death*17 June 1881Samuel J. Landon died on 17 June 1881 at Somerset Co, MD, at age 64.1 
Burial*Samuel was buried at Samuel J. Landon Family Cemetery, Landonville, Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Eliza Jane Ford b. 17 Mar 1817, d. 23 Oct 1892
Child 1.Thomas W. Landon (Landing)1 b. 31 Oct 1843, d. 13 Apr 1914

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID MEMORIAL ID 152117332 (Samuel J Landon).
  2. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

Eliza Jane Ford1

F, b. 17 March 1817, d. 23 October 1892
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*17 March 1817Eliza Jane Ford was born on 17 March 1817 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*18 June 1839She married Samuel J. Landon on 18 June 1839 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as Samuel J. Landen and Eliza J. Ford.2 
Married Name18 June 1839 As of 18 June 1839,her married name was Landon. 
Burial*Eliza was buried at Samuel J. Landon Family Cemetery, Landonville, Somerset Co, MD.1 
Death*23 October 1892She died on 23 October 1892 at Somerset Co, MD, at age 75.1 

Family

Samuel J. Landon b. 20 Feb 1817, d. 17 Jun 1881
Child 1.Thomas W. Landon (Landing)3 b. 31 Oct 1843, d. 13 Apr 1914

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID MEMORIAL ID 152117337 (Eliza Jane Ford Landon).
  2. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.
  3. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID MEMORIAL ID 152117332 (Samuel J Landon).

William J. Blake1

M, b. 1854, d. 1941
FatherGeorge Wesley Blake1 b. 1823, d. 20 Jan 1889
MotherTriffany Jane Tyler1 b. c 1831
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*1854William J. Blake was born in 1854 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Death*1941He died in 1941 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Burial*William was buried at Fairmount Cemetery, Fairmount, Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 119458826 (William J. Blake).

Isaac W. Blake1

M, b. 14 January 1869, d. 24 December 1884
FatherGeorge Wesley Blake1 b. 1823, d. 20 Jan 1889
MotherMary J. Beauchamp1 b. c 1840
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*14 January 1869Isaac W. Blake was born on 14 January 1869 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Death*24 December 1884He died on 24 December 1884 at Somerset Co, MD, at age 15.1 
Burial*Isaac was buried at Samuel J. Landon Family Cemetery, Landonville, Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 152117308 (Isaac W. Blake).

Elizabeth S. Blake1

F, b. 1831, d. 28 January 1905
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*1831Elizabeth S. Blake was born in 1831 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*30 May 1854She married John M. Wilson on 30 May 1854 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Married Name30 May 1854 As of 30 May 1854,her married name was Wilson. 
Death*28 January 1905Elizabeth S. Blake died on 28 January 1905 at Baltimore City, MD.1 
Burial*Elizabeth was buried at Saint Johns Cemetery, Deal Island, Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

John M. Wilson b. 31 Oct 1828, d. 10 Feb 1898

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 117089090 (Elizabeth S. Blake Wilson).
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 117088437 (John W. Wilson).

John M. Wilson1

M, b. 31 October 1828, d. 10 February 1898
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*31 October 1828John M. Wilson was born on 31 October 1828 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*30 May 1854He married Elizabeth S. Blake on 30 May 1854 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Death*10 February 1898John M. Wilson died on 10 February 1898 at Deal Island, Somerset Co, MD, at age 69.1 
Burial*John was buried at Saint Johns Cemetery, Deal Island, Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Elizabeth S. Blake b. 1831, d. 28 Jan 1905

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 117088437 (John W. Wilson).

Amelia Blake1

F, b. circa 1871
FatherThomas J. Blake1 b. Nov 1843, d. 22 Oct 1930
MotherElizabeth Alice Hewitt1 b. 1852, d. 1922
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1871Amelia Blake was born circa 1871 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Census w/parents*1 June 1880Amelia was listed with her parents in the census of 1 June 1880 at Fairmount, Somerset Co, MD. Family#20 was headed by Thomas J. Blake, a 35 year old sailor. Listed with him were the following Blakes: Alice, a 27 year old wife; Amelia, a 9 year old daughter; Alice, a 7 year old daughter; Virginia, a 4 year old daughter; Thomas, a 2 year old son; and Nancy, a 70 year old mother.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1880 Federal Census, Somerset Co, MD.

Alice Blake1

F, b. circa 1873
FatherThomas J. Blake1 b. Nov 1843, d. 22 Oct 1930
MotherElizabeth Alice Hewitt1 b. 1852, d. 1922
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1873Alice Blake was born circa 1873 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Census w/parents*1 June 1880Alice was listed with her parents in the census of 1 June 1880 at Fairmount, Somerset Co, MD. Family#20 was headed by Thomas J. Blake, a 35 year old sailor. Listed with him were the following Blakes: Alice, a 27 year old wife; Amelia, a 9 year old daughter; Alice, a 7 year old daughter; Virginia, a 4 year old daughter; Thomas, a 2 year old son; and Nancy, a 70 year old mother.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1880 Federal Census, Somerset Co, MD.

Virginia Blake1

F, b. circa 1876
FatherThomas J. Blake1 b. Nov 1843, d. 22 Oct 1930
MotherElizabeth Alice Hewitt1 b. 1852, d. 1922
Last Edited18 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1876Virginia Blake was born circa 1876 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Census w/parents*1 June 1880Virginia was listed with her parents in the census of 1 June 1880 at Fairmount, Somerset Co, MD. Family#20 was headed by Thomas J. Blake, a 35 year old sailor. Listed with him were the following Blakes: Alice, a 27 year old wife; Amelia, a 9 year old daughter; Alice, a 7 year old daughter; Virginia, a 4 year old daughter; Thomas, a 2 year old son; and Nancy, a 70 year old mother.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1880 Federal Census, Somerset Co, MD.

William Grant Meredith1

M, b. 25 October 1885, d. 23 July 1955
FatherHezekiah Thomas Meredith1 b. Feb 1854, d. 25 Aug 1930
MotherCarol Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Jane Ford1 b. Feb 1858, d. 1887
Last Edited19 Feb 2018
Birth*25 October 1885William Grant Meredith was born on 25 October 1885 at Rumbley, Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*23 January 1906He married Elizabeth 'Lizzie' C. Catlin on 23 January 1906 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as William G. Meredith, age 21 and Lizzie C. Catlin, age 23.2 
Death*23 July 1955William Grant Meredith died on 23 July 1955 at Rumbley, Somerset Co, at age 69.1 
Burial*William was buried at Fairmount Cemetery, Fairmount, Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Elizabeth 'Lizzie' C. Catlin b. 1881, d. 22 Sep 1960

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Gail Ford Family Tree, owner Gail Ford Ritchey.
  2. [S595] Ruth T. Dryden, Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Marriages (including the counties of Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico) 1865-1906.

Elizabeth 'Lizzie' C. Catlin1,2

F, b. 1881, d. 22 September 1960
Last Edited19 Feb 2018
Birth*1881Elizabeth 'Lizzie' C. Catlin was born in 1881 at Rumbley, Somerset Co, MD.2 
Marriage*23 January 1906She married William Grant Meredith, son of Hezekiah Thomas Meredith and Carol Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Jane Ford, on 23 January 1906 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as William G. Meredith, age 21 and Lizzie C. Catlin, age 23.1 
Married Name23 January 1906 As of 23 January 1906,her married name was Meredith. 
Death*22 September 1960Elizabeth 'Lizzie' C. Catlin died on 22 September 1960 at Rumbley, Somerset Co, MD.2 

Family

William Grant Meredith b. 25 Oct 1885, d. 23 Jul 1955

Citations

  1. [S595] Ruth T. Dryden, Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Marriages (including the counties of Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico) 1865-1906.
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Gail Ford Family Tree, owner Gail Ford Ritchey.

Hezekiah Blake Jr.1

M, b. circa 1822
FatherHezekiah (of Wm) Blake Sr.1 b. c 1800
MotherNancy (-----)1 b. 8 Aug 1806, d. 5 Dec 1892
Last Edited19 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1822Hezekiah Blake Jr. was born circa 1822 at Somerset Co, MD. NOTE: He may not be a son of Hezekiah Blake Sr.1 
Marriage19 April 1842He married an unknown person on 19 April 1842 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as Hezekiah Black(sic) and Caroline V. Dashiell.1 
Marriage*19 April 1842He married Caroline V. Dashiell on 19 April 1842 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Caroline V. Dashiell b. c 1822

Citations

  1. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

Caroline V. Dashiell1

F, b. circa 1822
Last Edited19 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1822Caroline V. Dashiell was born circa 1822 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*19 April 1842She married Hezekiah Blake Jr., son of Hezekiah (of Wm) Blake Sr. and Nancy (-----), on 19 April 1842 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Name19 April 1842 As of 19 April 1842,her married name was Blake. 

Family

Hezekiah Blake Jr. b. c 1822

Citations

  1. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

William McCann French

M, b. 17 May 1930, d. 8 June 1998
FatherGorman A. French b. 1898, d. 1963
MotherEsther Ford b. 4 Sep 1905, d. 19 Feb 1996
Last Edited21 Feb 2018
Birth*17 May 1930William McCann French was born on 17 May 1930 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Death*8 June 1998He died on 8 June 1998 at age 68.1 
Burial*William was buried at Beechwood Memorial Cemetery, Princess Anne, Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 160513810 (William M. French).

Gorman A. French1

M, b. 1898, d. 1963
Last Edited21 Feb 2018
Birth*1898Gorman A. French was born in 1898 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1925He married Esther Ford, daughter of William McCann Ford and Carrie Wesley Hewitt, circa 1925. 
Death*1963Gorman A. French died in 1963 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Burial*Gorman was buried at Fairmount Cemetery, Farimount, Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Esther Ford b. 4 Sep 1905, d. 19 Feb 1996
Child 1.William McCann French b. 17 May 1930, d. 8 Jun 1998

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 119959943 (Gorman A. French).

Esther Ford1

F, b. 4 September 1905, d. 19 February 1996
FatherWilliam McCann Ford1 b. 27 Apr 1867, d. 23 Oct 1942
MotherCarrie Wesley Hewitt1 b. 11 Jan 1874, d. 30 Dec 1937
Last Edited21 Feb 2018
Birth*4 September 1905Esther Ford was born on 4 September 1905 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1925She married Gorman A. French circa 1925. 
Married Namecirca 1925 As of circa 1925,her married name was French. 
Death*19 February 1996Esther Ford died on 19 February 1996 at age 90.1 
Burial*Esther was buried at Fairmount Cemetery, Farimount, Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Gorman A. French b. 1898, d. 1963
Child 1.William McCann French b. 17 May 1930, d. 8 Jun 1998

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 119871833 (Esther F French).

William Danely (turner)1

M, b. circa 1700, d. before 1 December 1744
Last Edited28 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1700William Danely (turner) was born circa 1700.1 
Marriage*circa 1720He married Mapp (-----) circa 1720 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Will*10 November 1744William made a will on 10 November 1744 at Sussex Co, DE. In his will William Danely, turner, named heirs: wife Mapp; and daughters Mapp, Mary, Jemina and Keria. Witt: William Smith, Rachel Smith, Cornelius Lofland.1 
Death*before 1 December 1744He died before 1 December 1744 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that his will was proved.1 
Biography*1745William Danely's daughter Mapp Danely died before distribution of his estate. Daughter Mary Danely married Nehemiah Poor/Power/Powers of Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex Co., Delaware. Daughter Keziah Danely married William Bennett of Kent Co., DE, and daughter Jemima Danely married Dorman Lofland/Loughland of Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex Co., Delaware. The given name of Dorman and Jemima Lofland's son "Danielly" Lofland was a variation his wife's surname, "Daniley." William Daniley's land adjoined that of Thomas Mills and Jonas Webb on/near Stallion Head Branch in Sussex Co. Sussex Co., DE, Deed Book M, No. 12, page 42, 25 Jan 1775, shows division of William Donely's land. Heir of daughter Jemima is Brantson Lofland, relationship not stated. Danielly Lofland, son of Jemima Danielly and Dorman Lofland, ended up in Dobbs Co., North Carolina by April 1770. See Sussex Co., DE, Deed Book M, No. 12, page 22. Power of Attorney from Danielly Lofland. Nehemiah Poor (who married Mary Daniley and died before 10 Mar 1772) was a son of widow Elizabeth Poor, who had previously been married to a man named Moor(e). First names of both of Elizabeth Poor's husbands are unknown. Elizabeth Poor owned 400 acres called "Widow's Contrivance" east of William Daniley's land. She and William Daniley took out their land in Cedar Creek Hundred on the same day in 1743.2 

Family

Mapp (-----) b. c 1700
Children 1.Mapp Danely1 b. c 1722
 2.Mary Danely1 b. c 1724
 3.Jemima Danely+1 b. c 1726
 4.Kezia Danely1 b. c 1728

Citations

  1. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 50 (will of William Danely).
  2. [S2811] Susan Kiley < and e-mail address>, Descendants of William Danely.

Mapp (-----)1

F, b. circa 1700
Last Edited28 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1700Mapp (-----) was born circa 1700.1 
Marriage*circa 1720She married William Danely (turner) circa 1720 at Sussex Co, DE.2 
Married Namecirca 1720 As of circa 1720,her married name was Danely. 
Will - Husb's*10 November 1744Mapp was named in her husband's will on 10 November 1744 at Sussex Co, DE. In his will William Danely, turner, named heirs: wife Mapp; and daughters Mapp, Mary, Jemina and Keria. Witt: William Smith, Rachel Smith, Cornelius Lofland.2 
Biography*1745William Danely's daughter Mapp Danely died before distribution of his estate. Daughter Mary Danely married Nehemiah Poor/Power/Powers of Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex Co., Delaware. Daughter Keziah Danely married William Bennett of Kent Co., DE, and daughter Jemima Danely married Dorman Lofland/Loughland of Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex Co., Delaware. The given name of Dorman and Jemima Lofland's son "Danielly" Lofland was a variation his wife's surname, "Daniley." William Daniley's land adjoined that of Thomas Mills and Jonas Webb on/near Stallion Head Branch in Sussex Co. Sussex Co., DE, Deed Book M, No. 12, page 42, 25 Jan 1775, shows division of William Donely's land. Heir of daughter Jemima is Brantson Lofland, relationship not stated. Danielly Lofland, son of Jemima Danielly and Dorman Lofland, ended up in Dobbs Co., North Carolina by April 1770. See Sussex Co., DE, Deed Book M, No. 12, page 22. Power of Attorney from Danielly Lofland. Nehemiah Poor (who married Mary Daniley and died before 10 Mar 1772) was a son of widow Elizabeth Poor, who had previously been married to a man named Moor(e). First names of both of Elizabeth Poor's husbands are unknown. Elizabeth Poor owned 400 acres called "Widow's Contrivance" east of William Daniley's land. She and William Daniley took out their land in Cedar Creek Hundred on the same day in 1743.3 

Family

William Danely (turner) b. c 1700, d. b 1 Dec 1744
Children 1.Mapp Danely2 b. c 1722
 2.Mary Danely2 b. c 1724
 3.Jemima Danely+2 b. c 1726
 4.Kezia Danely2 b. c 1728

Citations

  1. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 50 (will of William Danley).
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 50 (will of William Danely).
  3. [S2811] Susan Kiley < and e-mail address>, Descendants of William Danely.

Mary Danely1

F, b. circa 1724
FatherWilliam Danely (turner)1 b. c 1700, d. b 1 Dec 1744
MotherMapp (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited28 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1724Mary Danely was born circa 1724 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Will - Father's*10 November 1744Mary was named in her father's will on 10 November 1744 at Sussex Co, DE. In his will William Danely, turner, named heirs: wife Mapp; and daughters Mapp, Mary, Jemina and Keria. Witt: William Smith, Rachel Smith, Cornelius Lofland.1 
Biography*1745William Danely's daughter Mapp Danely died before distribution of his estate. Daughter Mary Danely married Nehemiah Poor/Power/Powers of Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex Co., Delaware. Daughter Keziah Danely married William Bennett of Kent Co., DE, and daughter Jemima Danely married Dorman Lofland/Loughland of Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex Co., Delaware. The given name of Dorman and Jemima Lofland's son "Danielly" Lofland was a variation his wife's surname, "Daniley." William Daniley's land adjoined that of Thomas Mills and Jonas Webb on/near Stallion Head Branch in Sussex Co. Sussex Co., DE, Deed Book M, No. 12, page 42, 25 Jan 1775, shows division of William Donely's land. Heir of daughter Jemima is Brantson Lofland, relationship not stated. Danielly Lofland, son of Jemima Danielly and Dorman Lofland, ended up in Dobbs Co., North Carolina by April 1770. See Sussex Co., DE, Deed Book M, No. 12, page 22. Power of Attorney from Danielly Lofland. Nehemiah Poor (who married Mary Daniley and died before 10 Mar 1772) was a son of widow Elizabeth Poor, who had previously been married to a man named Moor(e). First names of both of Elizabeth Poor's husbands are unknown. Elizabeth Poor owned 400 acres called "Widow's Contrivance" east of William Daniley's land. She and William Daniley took out their land in Cedar Creek Hundred on the same day in 1743.2 

Citations

  1. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 50 (will of William Danely).
  2. [S2811] Susan Kiley < and e-mail address>, Descendants of William Danely.

Mapp Danely1

F, b. circa 1722
FatherWilliam Danely (turner)1 b. c 1700, d. b 1 Dec 1744
MotherMapp (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited28 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1722Mapp Danely was born circa 1722 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Will - Father's*10 November 1744Mapp was named in her father's will on 10 November 1744 at Sussex Co, DE. In his will William Danely, turner, named heirs: wife Mapp; and daughters Mapp, Mary, Jemina and Keria. Witt: William Smith, Rachel Smith, Cornelius Lofland.1 
Biography*1745William Danely's daughter Mapp Danely died before distribution of his estate. Daughter Mary Danely married Nehemiah Poor/Power/Powers of Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex Co., Delaware. Daughter Keziah Danely married William Bennett of Kent Co., DE, and daughter Jemima Danely married Dorman Lofland/Loughland of Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex Co., Delaware. The given name of Dorman and Jemima Lofland's son "Danielly" Lofland was a variation his wife's surname, "Daniley." William Daniley's land adjoined that of Thomas Mills and Jonas Webb on/near Stallion Head Branch in Sussex Co. Sussex Co., DE, Deed Book M, No. 12, page 42, 25 Jan 1775, shows division of William Donely's land. Heir of daughter Jemima is Brantson Lofland, relationship not stated. Danielly Lofland, son of Jemima Danielly and Dorman Lofland, ended up in Dobbs Co., North Carolina by April 1770. See Sussex Co., DE, Deed Book M, No. 12, page 22. Power of Attorney from Danielly Lofland. Nehemiah Poor (who married Mary Daniley and died before 10 Mar 1772) was a son of widow Elizabeth Poor, who had previously been married to a man named Moor(e). First names of both of Elizabeth Poor's husbands are unknown. Elizabeth Poor owned 400 acres called "Widow's Contrivance" east of William Daniley's land. She and William Daniley took out their land in Cedar Creek Hundred on the same day in 1743.2 

Citations

  1. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 50 (will of William Danely).
  2. [S2811] Susan Kiley < and e-mail address>, Descendants of William Danely.

Kezia Danely1

F, b. circa 1728
FatherWilliam Danely (turner)1 b. c 1700, d. b 1 Dec 1744
MotherMapp (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited28 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1728Kezia Danely was born circa 1728 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Will - Father's*10 November 1744Kezia was named in her father's will on 10 November 1744 at Sussex Co, DE. In his will William Danely, turner, named heirs: wife Mapp; and daughters Mapp, Mary, Jemina and Keria. Witt: William Smith, Rachel Smith, Cornelius Lofland.1 
Biography*1745William Danely's daughter Mapp Danely died before distribution of his estate. Daughter Mary Danely married Nehemiah Poor/Power/Powers of Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex Co., Delaware. Daughter Keziah Danely married William Bennett of Kent Co., DE, and daughter Jemima Danely married Dorman Lofland/Loughland of Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex Co., Delaware. The given name of Dorman and Jemima Lofland's son "Danielly" Lofland was a variation his wife's surname, "Daniley." William Daniley's land adjoined that of Thomas Mills and Jonas Webb on/near Stallion Head Branch in Sussex Co. Sussex Co., DE, Deed Book M, No. 12, page 42, 25 Jan 1775, shows division of William Donely's land. Heir of daughter Jemima is Brantson Lofland, relationship not stated. Danielly Lofland, son of Jemima Danielly and Dorman Lofland, ended up in Dobbs Co., North Carolina by April 1770. See Sussex Co., DE, Deed Book M, No. 12, page 22. Power of Attorney from Danielly Lofland. Nehemiah Poor (who married Mary Daniley and died before 10 Mar 1772) was a son of widow Elizabeth Poor, who had previously been married to a man named Moor(e). First names of both of Elizabeth Poor's husbands are unknown. Elizabeth Poor owned 400 acres called "Widow's Contrivance" east of William Daniley's land. She and William Daniley took out their land in Cedar Creek Hundred on the same day in 1743.2 

Citations

  1. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 50 (will of William Danely).
  2. [S2811] Susan Kiley < and e-mail address>, Descendants of William Danely.

Samuel S. Williams (seaman)1

M, b. 1813, d. 28 October 1864
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*1813Samuel S. Williams (seaman) was born in 1813 at Cherry Stone, Northampton Co, VA.2 
Marriage*26 March 1846He married Arvilla Melissa Sawyer on 26 March 1846 at Limington, York Co, Maine. She was shown as Arvilla Melissa Sawyer, born 21 Aug 1829, died 16 Jan 1912, age 82 yrs & 5 months, Gorham, ME, who married 26 Mar 1846 Samuel S. Williams of Portland, ME, she of Limington, ME & he born 1813, Cherry Stone, VA, died 1865 in Sebago, ME.2 
Census head*23 July 1850Samuel was listed as a head of household in the census of 23 July 1850 at Limington, York Co, ME. HH#89 was headed by Samuel Williams, a 32 year old seaman. Listed with him were Hannah Hodgdon, age 71; Arvilla M. Willliams, age 20; Nathaniel Williams, age 3; and Ann M. Williams, age 1.3 
Census head*23 June 1860Samuel was listed as a head of household in the census of 23 June 1860 at South Bridgton P.O., Bridgton, Cumberland Co, ME. HH#488 was headed by S. Williams, a 42 year old farmer, born in Virginia, with real estate valued at $400 & personal property valued at $250. Listed with him were the following Williamses: Mellisa, age 29; Nath. W., age 13; Ann. W., age 11; Hannah, age 8; John F., age 5; Frances, age 3; and Ida E., age 7 months. Also listed was H. Hodgdon, a 79 year old female.4 
Civil War*9 March 1863He was a soldier in the Civil War on 9 March 1863 at Baton Rouge, LA. He received a Certificate of Disablity for Discharge on 9 March 1863 when it was determined that Samuel Williams was severly injuried while assisting to save goverment property from the Steamer Lewis when in a sinking condition, since then has done some service as sailing master of a Picket guard, but has not been able to do duty as a soldier. 
Death*28 October 1864He died on 28 October 1864 at Bridgton, Cumberland Co, Maine. I hereby certify that Samuel S. Williams late a Private in Co. C of the 12th Reg. Maine Volunteers died at Bridgton in the state of Maine on the 28th day of October 1864. That said Williams had been for a long time previous under care of me as his physician. That he died of Chronic Diarrhea. That said disease was contracted by him in the service of the United States as a soldier. That I was personally acquainted with said Williams previous to the time when he entered said service and that he was before entering said service a man of sound constitution and free from disease. I hereby certify that I have no interest in this claim. Signed: Sylvester Robbins M.D. - Cumberland Oct -18, 1866 - Personally appeared the above named Sylvester Robbins to me well known and when I hereby certify to be a regular lifened practing physician of the town of Bridgton in said Cumberland County and to be reputable and credible person and note scribed and took oath to the before certificate. I hereby certify that I have no interest in the claim. Signed: David Hale, Justice of the Peace.5 
Burial*Samuel was buried at Haley Cemetery, Sebago Center, Cumberland Co, Maine.1 

Family

Arvilla Melissa Sawyer b. 21 Aug 1829, d. 16 Jan 1912
Marriage*26 March 1846He married Arvilla Melissa Sawyer on 26 March 1846 at Limington, York Co, Maine. She was shown as Arvilla Melissa Sawyer, born 21 Aug 1829, died 16 Jan 1912, age 82 yrs & 5 months, Gorham, ME, who married 26 Mar 1846 Samuel S. Williams of Portland, ME, she of Limington, ME & he born 1813, Cherry Stone, VA, died 1865 in Sebago, ME.2 
Children 1.Nathaniel Williams3 b. c 1847
 2.Ann M. Williams3 b. c 1849
 3.Hannah Williams4 b. c 1852
 4.John F. Williams4 b. c 1855
 5.Frances Williams4 b. c 1857
 6.Ida E. Williams4 b. c Jan 1860

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 167404947 (Samuel S. Williams).
  2. [S2812] Robert Taylor, Early Families of Limington, ME, p. 273.
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1850 Federal Census, York Co, ME.
  4. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1860 Federal Census, Cumberland Co, ME.
  5. [S2813] Nedra Weber - Oak Harbor - Washington, Info on Samuel S. Willimas of Cherry Stone, Northamtpton Co, VA who went to Maine.

Arvilla Melissa Sawyer1

F, b. 21 August 1829, d. 16 January 1912
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*21 August 1829Arvilla Melissa Sawyer was born on 21 August 1829 at Limington, York Co, Maine.1 
Marriage*26 March 1846She married Samuel S. Williams (seaman) on 26 March 1846 at Limington, York Co, Maine. She was shown as Arvilla Melissa Sawyer, born 21 Aug 1829, died 16 Jan 1912, age 82 yrs & 5 months, Gorham, ME, who married 26 Mar 1846 Samuel S. Williams of Portland, ME, she of Limington, ME & he born 1813, Cherry Stone, VA, died 1865 in Sebago, ME.2 
Married Name26 March 1846 As of 26 March 1846,her married name was Williams. 
Census w/husband*23 July 1850Arvilla was listed with her husband in the census of 23 July 1850 at Limington, York Co, ME. HH#89 was headed by Samuel Williams, a 32 year old seaman. Listed with him were Hannah Hodgdon, age 71; Arvilla M. Willliams, age 20; Nathaniel Williams, age 3; and Ann M. Williams, age 1.3 
Census w/husband*23 June 1860Arvilla was listed with her husband in the census of 23 June 1860 at South Bridgton P.O., Bridgton, Cumberland Co, ME. HH#488 was headed by S. Williams, a 42 year old farmer, born in Virginia, with real estate valued at $400 & personal property valued at $250. Listed with him were the following Williamses: Mellisa, age 29; Nath. W., age 13; Ann. W., age 11; Hannah, age 8; John F., age 5; Frances, age 3; and Ida E., age 7 months. Also listed was H. Hodgdon, a 79 year old female.4 
Death*16 January 1912She died on 16 January 1912 at age 82.1 

Family

Samuel S. Williams (seaman) b. 1813, d. 28 Oct 1864
Children 1.Nathaniel Williams3 b. c 1847
 2.Ann M. Williams3 b. c 1849
 3.Hannah Williams4 b. c 1852
 4.John F. Williams4 b. c 1855
 5.Frances Williams4 b. c 1857
 6.Ida E. Williams4 b. c Jan 1860

Citations

  1. [S2812] Robert Taylor, Early Families of Limington, ME.
  2. [S2812] Robert Taylor, Early Families of Limington, ME, p. 273.
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1850 Federal Census, York Co, ME.
  4. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1860 Federal Census, Cumberland Co, ME.

Ann M. Williams1

F, b. circa 1849
FatherSamuel S. Williams (seaman)1 b. 1813, d. 28 Oct 1864
MotherArvilla Melissa Sawyer1 b. 21 Aug 1829, d. 16 Jan 1912
Last Edited28 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1849Ann M. Williams was born circa 1849 at York Co, ME.1 
Census w/parents*23 July 1850Ann was listed with her parents in the census of 23 July 1850 at Limington, York Co, ME. HH#89 was headed by Samuel Williams, a 32 year old seaman. Listed with him were Hannah Hodgdon, age 71; Arvilla M. Willliams, age 20; Nathaniel Williams, age 3; and Ann M. Williams, age 1.1 
Census w/parents23 June 1860Ann was listed with her parents in the census of 23 June 1860 at South Bridgton P.O., Bridgton, Cumberland Co, ME. HH#488 was headed by S. Williams, a 42 year old farmer, born in Virginia, with real estate valued at $400 & personal property valued at $250. Listed with him were the following Williamses: Mellisa, age 29; Nath. W., age 13; Ann. W., age 11; Hannah, age 8; John F., age 5; Frances, age 3; and Ida E., age 7 months. Also listed was H. Hodgdon, a 79 year old female.2 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1850 Federal Census, York Co, ME.
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1860 Federal Census, Cumberland Co, ME.

Nathaniel Williams1

M, b. circa 1847
FatherSamuel S. Williams (seaman)1 b. 1813, d. 28 Oct 1864
MotherArvilla Melissa Sawyer1 b. 21 Aug 1829, d. 16 Jan 1912
Last Edited28 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1847Nathaniel Williams was born circa 1847 at York Co, ME.1 
Census w/parents*23 July 1850Nathaniel was listed with his parents in the census of 23 July 1850 at Limington, York Co, ME. HH#89 was headed by Samuel Williams, a 32 year old seaman. Listed with him were Hannah Hodgdon, age 71; Arvilla M. Willliams, age 20; Nathaniel Williams, age 3; and Ann M. Williams, age 1.1 
Census w/parents23 June 1860Nathaniel was listed with his parents in the census of 23 June 1860 at South Bridgton P.O., Bridgton, Cumberland Co, ME. HH#488 was headed by S. Williams, a 42 year old farmer, born in Virginia, with real estate valued at $400 & personal property valued at $250. Listed with him were the following Williamses: Mellisa, age 29; Nath. W., age 13; Ann. W., age 11; Hannah, age 8; John F., age 5; Frances, age 3; and Ida E., age 7 months. Also listed was H. Hodgdon, a 79 year old female.2 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1850 Federal Census, York Co, ME.
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1860 Federal Census, Cumberland Co, ME.

Hannah Williams1

F, b. circa 1852
FatherSamuel S. Williams (seaman)1 b. 1813, d. 28 Oct 1864
MotherArvilla Melissa Sawyer1 b. 21 Aug 1829, d. 16 Jan 1912
Last Edited28 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1852Hannah Williams was born circa 1852 at Cumberland Co, ME.1 
Census w/parents*23 June 1860Hannah was listed with her parents in the census of 23 June 1860 at South Bridgton P.O., Bridgton, Cumberland Co, ME. HH#488 was headed by S. Williams, a 42 year old farmer, born in Virginia, with real estate valued at $400 & personal property valued at $250. Listed with him were the following Williamses: Mellisa, age 29; Nath. W., age 13; Ann. W., age 11; Hannah, age 8; John F., age 5; Frances, age 3; and Ida E., age 7 months. Also listed was H. Hodgdon, a 79 year old female.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1860 Federal Census, Cumberland Co, ME.

John F. Williams1

M, b. circa 1855
FatherSamuel S. Williams (seaman)1 b. 1813, d. 28 Oct 1864
MotherArvilla Melissa Sawyer1 b. 21 Aug 1829, d. 16 Jan 1912
Last Edited28 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1855John F. Williams was born circa 1855 at Cumberland Co, ME.1 
Census w/parents*23 June 1860John was listed with his parents in the census of 23 June 1860 at South Bridgton P.O., Bridgton, Cumberland Co, ME. HH#488 was headed by S. Williams, a 42 year old farmer, born in Virginia, with real estate valued at $400 & personal property valued at $250. Listed with him were the following Williamses: Mellisa, age 29; Nath. W., age 13; Ann. W., age 11; Hannah, age 8; John F., age 5; Frances, age 3; and Ida E., age 7 months. Also listed was H. Hodgdon, a 79 year old female.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1860 Federal Census, Cumberland Co, ME.

Frances Williams1

F, b. circa 1857
FatherSamuel S. Williams (seaman)1 b. 1813, d. 28 Oct 1864
MotherArvilla Melissa Sawyer1 b. 21 Aug 1829, d. 16 Jan 1912
Last Edited28 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1857Frances Williams was born circa 1857 at Cumberland Co, ME.1 
Census w/parents*23 June 1860Frances was listed with her parents in the census of 23 June 1860 at South Bridgton P.O., Bridgton, Cumberland Co, ME. HH#488 was headed by S. Williams, a 42 year old farmer, born in Virginia, with real estate valued at $400 & personal property valued at $250. Listed with him were the following Williamses: Mellisa, age 29; Nath. W., age 13; Ann. W., age 11; Hannah, age 8; John F., age 5; Frances, age 3; and Ida E., age 7 months. Also listed was H. Hodgdon, a 79 year old female.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1860 Federal Census, Cumberland Co, ME.

Ida E. Williams1

F, b. circa January 1860
FatherSamuel S. Williams (seaman)1 b. 1813, d. 28 Oct 1864
MotherArvilla Melissa Sawyer1 b. 21 Aug 1829, d. 16 Jan 1912
Last Edited28 Feb 2018
Birth*circa January 1860Ida E. Williams was born circa January 1860 at Cumberland Co, ME.1 
Census w/parents*23 June 1860Ida was listed with her parents in the census of 23 June 1860 at South Bridgton P.O., Bridgton, Cumberland Co, ME. HH#488 was headed by S. Williams, a 42 year old farmer, born in Virginia, with real estate valued at $400 & personal property valued at $250. Listed with him were the following Williamses: Mellisa, age 29; Nath. W., age 13; Ann. W., age 11; Hannah, age 8; John F., age 5; Frances, age 3; and Ida E., age 7 months. Also listed was H. Hodgdon, a 79 year old female.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1860 Federal Census, Cumberland Co, ME.

Alice Strother1

F, b. 18 February 1918, d. 15 February 2011
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Obedience Robins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Tankard (Gentleman, Esquire, Marionville)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited1 Mar 2018
Birth*18 February 1918Alice Strother was born on 18 February 1918 at Oklahoma.1 
Marriage*circa 1945She married Rudolph Sturgis Goffigon, son of Obadiah George Goffigon and Roberta May 'Bertie' Sturgis, circa 1945.1 
Married Namecirca 1945 As of circa 1945,her married name was Goffigon. 
Death*15 February 2011Alice Strother died on 15 February 2011 at San Clemente, Orange Co, CA, at age 92.1 

Family

Rudolph Sturgis Goffigon b. 17 Sep 1907, d. 7 Nov 1975

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Cox Family Tree, MaryJaneandJackBurn.

James Edward Parks1

M, b. 10 October 1855, d. 7 July 1925
FatherWilliam James Parks2 b. c 1818
MotherSarah E. Willett2 b. c 1830
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Richard Bennett (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited12 Mar 2018
Birth*10 October 1855James Edward Parks was born on 10 October 1855 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*1860James was listed with his parents in the census of 1860 at Accomack Parish, Accomack Co, VA. The household was headed by Wm. J. Parks, a 42 year old farmer. Listed with him were the following Parks: Sallie, age 28; John L., age 12; Wm. D., age 10; James E., age 6; Geo. H., age 4; and Arthur W., age 1. Also listed was Sally Broadwater, a 16 year old black farm laborer.2 
Marriage*15 November 1876He married Mary Anna Colonna, daughter of William C. Colonna and Mary A. Berry, on 15 November 1876 at Zion Church, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as James E. Parkes, a 22 year old farmer, the son of Wm. J. & Sallie Parkes and she was shown as Anna Colona, age 20, the daughter of Wm & Mary Colona.3 
Death*7 July 1925James Edward Parks died on 7 July 1925 at Metompkin District, Accomack Co, VA, at age 69. He was shown as James E. Parkes, born 10 Oct 1855, died 27 July 1925, age 69-8-27, a retired farmer, born in Accomack Co, VA, the son of Wm. James Parks (born Accomack Co) & Sallie Willett (born Accomack Co) and the husband of Mary A. Parks. The info was given by his daughter Bettie Evans of Parksley.1,4 
Burial*James was buried at Parksley Cemetery, Accomack Co, VA. The tombstone book shows him as James E. Parks, husband of Mary A. Parks, 10 Oct 1855 - 7 July 1925.1 

Family

Mary Anna Colonna b. 20 Jun 1856, d. 22 Jan 1932
Children 1.Emory Carroll Parks5 b. 18 May 1891
 2.Benjamin F. Parks+6 b. 16 Sep 1893, d. 25 Feb 1963
 3.Ashton E. Parks7 b. 2 Oct 1900, d. 28 May 1955

Citations

  1. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.
  2. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  3. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  4. [S1067] VA Death Certificate, Certificate No. 15063 (death certificate of James E. Parks).
  5. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.
  6. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014 for Benjamin Parks.
  7. [S2814] Pennsylvania Death Cert, Cert No. 46053 (Death Certificate of Ashton E. Parkes).

Ashton E. Parks1

M, b. 2 October 1900, d. 28 May 1955
FatherJames Edward Parks1 b. 10 Oct 1855, d. 7 Jul 1925
MotherMary Anna Colonna1 b. 20 Jun 1856, d. 22 Jan 1932
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Richard Bennett (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited4 Mar 2018
Birth*2 October 1900Ashton E. Parks was born on 2 October 1900 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Death*28 May 1955He died on 28 May 1955 at Philadephia, PA, at age 54. He was shown as Ashton E. Parkes, born 10-2-1900 in Virginia & died 5-28-1955 in Philadelphia, the son of James E. Parkes & Mary A. Colonna. Burial at Parksley Cemetery, VA.1 
Burial*Ashton was buried at Parksley Cemetery, Accomack Co, VA.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S2814] Pennsylvania Death Cert, Cert No. 46053 (Death Certificate of Ashton E. Parkes).
  2. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.

Emory Carroll Parks1

M, b. 18 May 1891
FatherJames Edward Parks1 b. 10 Oct 1855, d. 7 Jul 1925
MotherMary Anna Colonna1 b. 20 Jun 1856, d. 22 Jan 1932
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Richard Bennett (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited4 Mar 2018
Birth*18 May 1891Emory Carroll Parks was born on 18 May 1891 at Metompkin Distict, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Emory C. Parks, son of James E. Parks (farmer) & Mary A. Parks. His father gave the information.1 

Citations

  1. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896.

Thomas 'Scotch Tom' Nelson1,2

M, b. 20 February 1677/78, d. 7 October 1745
FatherHugh Nelson3 b. 1658, d. 17 Dec 1708
MotherSarah Jackson4 b. c 1660
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*20 February 1677/78Thomas 'Scotch Tom' Nelson was born on 20 February 1677/78 at Penrith, Eden District, Cumbria, England.5,6 
Immigrated*December 1696He immigrated in December 1696 to Virginia. Thomas Nelson of Penrith, Cumberland, England came to Virginia in Dec 1696 and again in 1698, settled on York River, 1705..5 
Marriage*circa 1710He married Margaret (20) Reade circa 1710 at York Co, VA.5 
Marriage*22 February 1723/24Thomas 'Scotch Tom' Nelson married Frances 'Fanny' Housden on 22 February 1723/24 at Norfolk Co, VA. She was Frances (Housden) Tucker when she married Thomas Nelson.5 
Anecdote*1730 The circa 1730 "Nelson House" built by "Scotch Tom" Nelson in Yorktown, Virginia is a National Historical Landmark maintained by the Colonial National Historical Park of the U.S. National Park Service. The site of the Nelson House had originally been settled after the 1620s by immigrant Nicolas Martiau, another ancestor of Governor Thomas Nelson Jr. Its grounds were designed by Charles F. Gillette in 1915.2 
Death*7 October 1745Thomas 'Scotch Tom' Nelson died on 7 October 1745 at Yorktown, York Co, VA, at age 67.5,6 
Burial*Thomas was buried at Grace Episcopal Churchyard, Yorktown, York Co, VA.6 

Family 1

Margaret (20) Reade b. c 1690, d. b 22 Feb 1723/24
Marriage*circa 1710He married Margaret (20) Reade circa 1710 at York Co, VA.5 
Children 1.William (67) Nelson+7 b. 19 Nov 1711, d. 19 Nov 1772
 2.Mary (68) Nelson5 b. c 1713
 3.Thomas (69) 'Secretary' Nelson+8 b. 1716, d. 1782

Family 2

Frances 'Fanny' Housden b. 1682, d. Jun 1766
Marriage*22 February 1723/24Thomas 'Scotch Tom' Nelson married Frances 'Fanny' Housden on 22 February 1723/24 at Norfolk Co, VA. She was Frances (Housden) Tucker when she married Thomas Nelson.5 

Citations

  1. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 516 (Chapter 32, Nelson Family).
  2. [S2781] Wikipedia.org, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/…
  3. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 103279417 (Hugh Nelson).
  4. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 110007355 (Sarah Jackson Nelson).
  5. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 514 (Martiau Family).
  6. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 53774803 (Thomas "Scotch Tom" Nelson).
  7. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 524 (Martiau Family).
  8. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 527 (Martiau Family).

Margaret (20) Reade1

F, b. circa 1690, d. before 22 February 1723/24
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1690Margaret (20) Reade was born circa 1690 at York Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1710She married Thomas 'Scotch Tom' Nelson, son of Hugh Nelson and Sarah Jackson, circa 1710 at York Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1710 As of circa 1710,her married name was Nelson. 
Death*before 22 February 1723/24Margaret (20) Reade died before 22 February 1723/24 at York Co, VA.1 

Family

Thomas 'Scotch Tom' Nelson b. 20 Feb 1677/78, d. 7 Oct 1745
Children 1.William (67) Nelson+2 b. 19 Nov 1711, d. 19 Nov 1772
 2.Mary (68) Nelson1 b. c 1713
 3.Thomas (69) 'Secretary' Nelson+3 b. 1716, d. 1782

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 514 (Martiau Family).
  2. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 524 (Martiau Family).
  3. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 527 (Martiau Family).

Frances 'Fanny' Housden1,2

F, b. 1682, d. June 1766
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*1682Frances 'Fanny' Housden was born in 1682 at York Co, VA.2 
Marriage*22 February 1723/24She married Thomas 'Scotch Tom' Nelson, son of Hugh Nelson and Sarah Jackson, on 22 February 1723/24 at Norfolk Co, VA. She was Frances (Housden) Tucker when she married Thomas Nelson.1 
Married Name22 February 1723/24 As of 22 February 1723/24,her married name was Nelson. 
Death*June 1766Frances 'Fanny' Housden died in June 1766 at Yorktown, York Co, VA.2 
Burial*Frances was buried at Grace Episcopal Churchyard, Yorktown, York Co, VA.2 

Family

Thomas 'Scotch Tom' Nelson b. 20 Feb 1677/78, d. 7 Oct 1745

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 514 (Martiau Family).
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 68321118 (Francis "Fanny" Houston - Tucker Nelson).

William (67) Nelson1

M, b. 19 November 1711, d. 19 November 1772
FatherThomas 'Scotch Tom' Nelson1 b. 20 Feb 1677/78, d. 7 Oct 1745
MotherMargaret (20) Reade1 b. c 1690, d. b 22 Feb 1723/24
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*19 November 1711William (67) Nelson was born on 19 November 1711 at Yorktown, York Co, Virginia.2 
Anecdote*1738 He was sheriff of York County, 1738, member of the House of Burgesses, 1742-45, and of the Council, 1745-72, and it President and acting governor of Virginia, Oct 1770-late 1771.1 
Marriage*2 February 1737/38He married Elizabeth (42) Burwell on 2 February 1737/38 at Gloucester Co, VA.3 
Will*6 October 1772William made a will on 6 October 1772 at York Co, VA. His will was probated 21 Dec 1772.1 
Death*19 November 1772He died on 19 November 1772 at Yorktown, York Co, Virginia, at age 61. The Virginia Gazette of 19 Nov 1772 showed he died at Yorktown in his 61st year.1,2 
Burial*William was buried at Grace Episcopal Churchyard, Yorktown, York Co, VA.2 

Family

Elizabeth (42) Burwell b. 1718, d. b 16 Jul 1795
Children 1.Gov. Thomas (196) Nelson3 b. 26 Dec 1738, d. 4 Jan 1789
 2.Col. Hugh (197) Nelson3 b. c 1749, d. 13 Oct 1799
 3.Nathaniel (198) Nelson4 b. c 1750
 4.Robert (199) Nelson4 b. 1752, d. 5 Aug 1818
 5.Judge William (200) "Uncle Judge Billy" Nelson4 b. c 1759, d. 8 Mar 1813
 6.Elizabeth (201) Nelson4 b. c 1761

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 524 (Martiau Family).
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 35542930 (William Nelson, Sr).
  3. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 525 (Martiau Family).
  4. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 526 (Martiau Family).

Elizabeth (42) Burwell1

F, b. 1718, d. before 16 July 1795
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*1718Elizabeth (42) Burwell was born in 1718 at Lancaster, Lancaster Co, VA.2 
Marriage*2 February 1737/38She married William (67) Nelson, son of Thomas 'Scotch Tom' Nelson and Margaret (20) Reade, on 2 February 1737/38 at Gloucester Co, VA.1 
Married Name2 February 1737/38 As of 2 February 1737/38,her married name was Nelson. 
Will*26 February 1793Elizabeth made a will on 26 February 1793 at York Co, VA.1 
Death*before 16 July 1795She died before 16 July 1795 at York Co, VA. It was on this date that her will was proved.1 
Burial*Elizabeth was buried at Grace Episcopal Churchyard, Yorktown, York Co, VA.2 

Family

William (67) Nelson b. 19 Nov 1711, d. 19 Nov 1772
Children 1.Gov. Thomas (196) Nelson1 b. 26 Dec 1738, d. 4 Jan 1789
 2.Col. Hugh (197) Nelson1 b. c 1749, d. 13 Oct 1799
 3.Nathaniel (198) Nelson3 b. c 1750
 4.Robert (199) Nelson3 b. 1752, d. 5 Aug 1818
 5.Judge William (200) "Uncle Judge Billy" Nelson3 b. c 1759, d. 8 Mar 1813
 6.Elizabeth (201) Nelson3 b. c 1761

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 525 (Martiau Family).
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 43206825 (Elizabeth Burwell Nelson).
  3. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 526 (Martiau Family).

Mary (68) Nelson1

F, b. circa 1713
FatherThomas 'Scotch Tom' Nelson1 b. 20 Feb 1677/78, d. 7 Oct 1745
MotherMargaret (20) Reade1 b. c 1690, d. b 22 Feb 1723/24
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1713Mary (68) Nelson was born circa 1713 at York Co, VA.1 
Marriage*18 May 1728She married Edmund (45) Berkeley on 18 May 1728 at Middlesex Co, VA.2 
Married Name18 May 1728 As of 18 May 1728,her married name was Berkeley. 

Family

Edmund (45) Berkeley b. 26 Nov 1704, d. b 6 Oct 1767

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 514 (Martiau Family).
  2. [S887] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 446 (Burwell Family).

Edmund (45) Berkeley1

M, b. 26 November 1704, d. before 6 October 1767
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*26 November 1704Edmund (45) Berkeley was born on 26 November 1704 at Middlesex Co, VA.1 
Marriage*18 May 1728He married Mary (68) Nelson, daughter of Thomas 'Scotch Tom' Nelson and Margaret (20) Reade, on 18 May 1728 at Middlesex Co, VA.1 
Burgess*between 1736 and 1740Edmund served in the Virginia House of Burgesses between 1736 and 1740 at Middlesex Co, VA.1 
Will*30 March 1761Edmund made a will on 30 March 1761 at Middlesex Co, VA.1 
Death*before 6 October 1767He died before 6 October 1767 at Middlesex Co, VA.1 

Family

Mary (68) Nelson b. c 1713

Citations

  1. [S887] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 446 (Burwell Family).

Thomas (69) 'Secretary' Nelson1,2

M, b. 1716, d. 1782
FatherThomas 'Scotch Tom' Nelson1 b. 20 Feb 1677/78, d. 7 Oct 1745
MotherMargaret (20) Reade1 b. c 1690, d. b 22 Feb 1723/24
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*1716Thomas (69) 'Secretary' Nelson was born in 1716 at Yorktown, York Co, VA.1,2 
Marriage*circa 1745He married Lucy (51) Armistead circa 1745 at King William Co, VA.1 
Anecdote* He was Secretary of the Virginia Council.1 
Death*1782Thomas (69) 'Secretary' Nelson died in 1782 at Yorktown, York Co, VA.2 
Burial*Thomas was buried at Grace Episcopal Churchyard, Yorktown, York Co, VA.2 

Family

Lucy (51) Armistead b. c 1720, d. Feb 1781
Children 1.Col. William (202) Nelson1 b. 17 Jun 1746, d. 25 Nov 1807
 2.Capt. Thomas (203) Nelson1 b. c 1748, d. b 25 Sep 1804
 3.Maj. John (204) Nelson1 b. c 1754, d. 18 Feb 1827

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 527 (Martiau Family).
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 100822536 (Thomas "Secretary" Nelson).

Lucy (51) Armistead1

F, b. circa 1720, d. February 1781
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1720Lucy (51) Armistead was born circa 1720.1 
Marriage*circa 1745She married Thomas (69) 'Secretary' Nelson, son of Thomas 'Scotch Tom' Nelson and Margaret (20) Reade, circa 1745 at King William Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1745 As of circa 1745,her married name was Nelson. 
Death*February 1781Lucy (51) Armistead died in February 1781 at King William Co, VA.1 

Family

Thomas (69) 'Secretary' Nelson b. 1716, d. 1782
Children 1.Col. William (202) Nelson1 b. 17 Jun 1746, d. 25 Nov 1807
 2.Capt. Thomas (203) Nelson1 b. c 1748, d. b 25 Sep 1804
 3.Maj. John (204) Nelson1 b. c 1754, d. 18 Feb 1827

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 527 (Martiau Family).

Col. William (202) Nelson1

M, b. 17 June 1746, d. 25 November 1807
FatherThomas (69) 'Secretary' Nelson1 b. 1716, d. 1782
MotherLucy (51) Armistead1 b. c 1720, d. Feb 1781
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*17 June 1746Col. William (202) Nelson was born on 17 June 1746 at King William Co, VA.1,2 
Anecdote* He was clerk of Caroline County, resided at "The Dorrell" on the line between Caroline and King William counties.1 
Marriage*before 25 November 1770He married Lucy Chiswell before 25 November 1770 at Williamsburg, James City Co, VA.1 
Rev War Veteran*1780Col. William (202) Nelson served in the Revolutionary War in 1780 at Yorktown, York Co, VA. He served in the Virginia Continental Line at battles of Monmouth and Brandywine and was colonel of artillery at the battle of Yorktown.1 
Death*25 November 1807He died on 25 November 1807 at King William Co, VA, at age 61.1,2 
Burial*William was buried at Forkquarter, King William Co, VA.2 

Family

Lucy Chiswell b. 3 Aug 1752, d. 13 Apr 1810

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 527 (Martiau Family).
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 87038420 (Col William Nelson).

Lucy Chiswell1

F, b. 3 August 1752, d. 13 April 1810
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*3 August 1752Lucy Chiswell was born on 3 August 1752 at Hanover Co, VA.1 
Marriage*before 25 November 1770She married Col. William (202) Nelson, son of Thomas (69) 'Secretary' Nelson and Lucy (51) Armistead, before 25 November 1770 at Williamsburg, James City Co, VA.1 
Married Namebefore 25 November 1770 As of before 25 November 1770,her married name was Nelson. 
Death*13 April 1810Lucy Chiswell died on 13 April 1810 at King William Co, VA, at age 57.1 
Burial*Lucy was buried at Forkquarter, King William Co, VA. Findagrave shows she died 4 Apr 1811.2 

Family

Col. William (202) Nelson b. 17 Jun 1746, d. 25 Nov 1807

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 527 (Martiau Family).
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 87038883 (Lucy Chiswell Nelson).

Capt. Thomas (203) Nelson1

M, b. circa 1748, d. before 25 September 1804
FatherThomas (69) 'Secretary' Nelson1 b. 1716, d. 1782
MotherLucy (51) Armistead1 b. c 1720, d. Feb 1781
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1748Capt. Thomas (203) Nelson was born circa 1748 at King William Co, VA.1 
Marriage*September 1777He married Sarah (156) Cary in September 1777 at Fluvanna Co, VA.1 
Rev War Veteran*1780Capt. Thomas (203) Nelson served in the Revolutionary War in 1780 at Hanover Co, VA. He was captain in 1st Virginia Regiment of "Bear Spring" in Hanover County.1 
Will*27 February 1804Thomas made a will on 27 February 1804.1 
Death*before 25 September 1804He died before 25 September 1804.1 

Family

Sarah (156) Cary b. 1762, d. 1779

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 527 (Martiau Family).

Sarah (156) Cary1

F, b. 1762, d. 1779
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*1762Sarah (156) Cary was born in 1762.1 
Marriage*September 1777She married Capt. Thomas (203) Nelson, son of Thomas (69) 'Secretary' Nelson and Lucy (51) Armistead, in September 1777 at Fluvanna Co, VA.1 
Married NameSeptember 1777 As of September 1777,her married name was Nelson. 
Death*1779Sarah (156) Cary died in 1779.1 

Family

Capt. Thomas (203) Nelson b. c 1748, d. b 25 Sep 1804

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 527 (Martiau Family).

Maj. John (204) Nelson1

M, b. circa 1754, d. 18 February 1827
FatherThomas (69) 'Secretary' Nelson1 b. 1716, d. 1782
MotherLucy (51) Armistead1 b. c 1720, d. Feb 1781
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1754Maj. John (204) Nelson was born circa 1754 at King William Co, VA.1 
Rev War Veteran*between 1776 and 1782He served in the Revolutionary War between 1776 and 1782. He was captain of the 1st Regiment of Cavalry, 1776-1777, captain of a volunteer troop of horse, 1779, and later major of Virginia State Cavalry to 1782.1 
Marriage*25 July 1781He married Ann Carter on 25 July 1781 at Chapel of William & Mary College, Williamsburg, James City Co, VA.1 
Death*18 February 1827Maj. John (204) Nelson died on 18 February 1827 at Mecklenburg Co, VA. He died at the age of 73. He was of "Oak Hill."1 

Family

Ann Carter b. c 1760, d. 3 Aug 1843

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 527 (Martiau Family).

Ann Carter1

F, b. circa 1760, d. 3 August 1843
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1760Ann Carter was born circa 1760.1 
Marriage*25 July 1781She married Maj. John (204) Nelson, son of Thomas (69) 'Secretary' Nelson and Lucy (51) Armistead, on 25 July 1781 at Chapel of William & Mary College, Williamsburg, James City Co, VA.1 
Married Name25 July 1781 As of 25 July 1781,her married name was Nelson. 
Death*3 August 1843Ann Carter died on 3 August 1843.1 

Family

Maj. John (204) Nelson b. c 1754, d. 18 Feb 1827

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 527 (Martiau Family).

Gov. Thomas (196) Nelson1

M, b. 26 December 1738, d. 4 January 1789
FatherWilliam (67) Nelson1 b. 19 Nov 1711, d. 19 Nov 1772
MotherElizabeth (42) Burwell1 b. 1718, d. b 16 Jul 1795
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*26 December 1738Gov. Thomas (196) Nelson was born on 26 December 1738 at Yorktown, York Co, VA.1 
Burgess*between 1761 and 1776Thomas served in the Virginia House of Burgesses between 1761 and 1776 at York Co, VA.1 
Marriage*29 July 1762He married Lucy Grymes on 29 July 1762.1 
Anecdote* He was educated at Christ's College, Cambridge, member of three Viginia Conventions, 1774-76, and of the Continential Congress, 1775-1777, 1779-80, Signer of the Declaration of Independance, member of the House of Delegates, 1777-85, 1786-88, Governor of Virginia, June-Nov 1781.1 
Rev War Veteran*between 1777 and 1781Gov. Thomas (196) Nelson served in the Revolutionary War between 1777 and 1781 at York Co, VA. He was Brigadier General and commander in chief of Virginia forces, 1777-81.1 
Will*26 December 1788Thomas made a will on 26 December 1788 at York Co, VA. His will was probated 16 Feb 1789/.1 
Death*4 January 1789He died on 4 January 1789 at Mont Air, Hanover Co, VA, at age 50.1 
Burial*Thomas was buried at Grace Episcopal Churchyard, Yorktown, York Co, VA. Findagrave shows GEN Thomas Nelson, 18 Dec 1738 - 2 Jan 1789.2 

Family

Lucy Grymes b. 24 Aug 1743, d. 18 Sep 1830
Marriage*29 July 1762He married Lucy Grymes on 29 July 1762.1 

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 525 (Martiau Family).
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 2771 (GEN Thomas Nelson).

Lucy Grymes1

F, b. 24 August 1743, d. 18 September 1830
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*24 August 1743Lucy Grymes was born on 24 August 1743 at "Brandon", Middlesex Co, VA.1 
Marriage*29 July 1762She married Gov. Thomas (196) Nelson, son of William (67) Nelson and Elizabeth (42) Burwell, on 29 July 1762.1 
Married Name29 July 1762 As of 29 July 1762,her married name was Nelson. 
Death*18 September 1830Lucy Grymes died on 18 September 1830 at "Springfield", Hanover Co, VA, at age 87.1 
Burial*Lucy was buried at Fork Episcopal Church Cemetery, Doswell, Hanover Co, VA. Findagrave shows Lucy Grymes Nelson, 4 Sep 1743 - 18 Sep 1830.2 

Family

Gov. Thomas (196) Nelson b. 26 Dec 1738, d. 4 Jan 1789

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 525 (Martiau Family).
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 5366341 (Lucy Grymes Nelson).

Col. Hugh (197) Nelson1

M, b. circa 1749, d. 13 October 1799
FatherWilliam (67) Nelson1 b. 19 Nov 1711, d. 19 Nov 1772
MotherElizabeth (42) Burwell1 b. 1718, d. b 16 Jul 1795
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1749Col. Hugh (197) Nelson was born circa 1749 at Yorktown, York Co, VA.1 
Marriage*1771He married Judith Page in 1771. Judith Page was a daughter of John and Jane (66) Byrd Page and a sister of Jane Byrd Page who married Nathaniel Nelson.2 
Will*18 March 1790Hugh made a will on 18 March 1790 at York Co, VA. His will was probated 20 Jan 1800.1 
Death*13 October 1799He died on 13 October 1799 at Yorktown, York Co, VA.1 
Burial*Hugh was buried at Grace Episcopal Churchyard, Yorktown, York Co, VA. Findagrave shown Col. Hugh Nelson, 1750-3 Oct 1800.3 

Family

Judith Page b. 7 Mar 1753, d. 19 Mar 1827

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 525 (Martiau Family).
  2. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 526 (Martiau Family).
  3. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 106416334 (Col Hugh Nelson).

Judith Page1

F, b. 7 March 1753, d. 19 March 1827
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*7 March 1753Judith Page was born on 7 March 1753 at Virginia.1,2 
Marriage*1771She married Col. Hugh (197) Nelson, son of William (67) Nelson and Elizabeth (42) Burwell, in 1771. Judith Page was a daughter of John and Jane (66) Byrd Page and a sister of Jane Byrd Page who married Nathaniel Nelson.1 
Married Name1771 As of 1771,her married name was Nelson. 
Death*19 March 1827Judith Page died on 19 March 1827 at Richmond, VA, at age 74.1 
Burial*Judith was buried at Shockoe Hill Cemetery, Richmond City, VA.2 

Family

Col. Hugh (197) Nelson b. c 1749, d. 13 Oct 1799

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 526 (Martiau Family).
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 5468934 (Judith Page Nelson).

Nathaniel (198) Nelson1

M, b. circa 1750
FatherWilliam (67) Nelson1 b. 19 Nov 1711, d. 19 Nov 1772
MotherElizabeth (42) Burwell1 b. 1718, d. b 16 Jul 1795
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1750Nathaniel (198) Nelson was born circa 1750 at York Co, VA.1 
Marriage*6 June 1778He married Jane Byrd Page on 6 June 1778. Jane Byrd Page was a daughter of John and Jane (66) Byrd Page and a sister of Judith Page who married Hugh Nelson.1 
Death*Nathaniel (198) Nelson died at Bermuda.1 

Family

Jane Byrd Page b. 1763, d. 22 Feb 1782

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 526 (Martiau Family).

Jane Byrd Page1

F, b. 1763, d. 22 February 1782
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*1763Jane Byrd Page was born in 1763.1 
Marriage*6 June 1778She married Nathaniel (198) Nelson, son of William (67) Nelson and Elizabeth (42) Burwell, on 6 June 1778. Jane Byrd Page was a daughter of John and Jane (66) Byrd Page and a sister of Judith Page who married Hugh Nelson.1 
Married Name6 June 1778 As of 6 June 1778,her married name was Nelson. 
Death*22 February 1782Jane Byrd Page died on 22 February 1782 at Offley Hoo, Hanover Co, VA.1 

Family

Nathaniel (198) Nelson b. c 1750

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 526 (Martiau Family).

Robert (199) Nelson1

M, b. 1752, d. 5 August 1818
FatherWilliam (67) Nelson1 b. 19 Nov 1711, d. 19 Nov 1772
MotherElizabeth (42) Burwell1 b. 1718, d. b 16 Jul 1795
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*1752Robert (199) Nelson was born in 1752 at Yorktown, York Co, VA.1,2 
Marriage*20 October 1774He married Mary Grymes on 20 October 1774 at Brandon, Middlesex Co, VA.1 
Marriage*2 March 1779Robert (199) Nelson married Susannah Robinson on 2 March 1779 at Chatham, Stafford Co, VA. Susannah Robinson was daughter of Speaker John Robinson of King and Queen County.1 
Anecdote*circa 1781 Robert, subaltern in American Revolution, acquired "Malvern Hill," Henrico County, from James Powell Cocke about 1781 and lived there until his death.1 
Death*5 August 1818Robert (199) Nelson died on 5 August 1818 at Henrico Co, VA. Findagrave shows Robert Nelson died 8 Mar 1818 at Charles City County, VA.1,2 

Family 1

Mary Grymes b. 12 Feb 1754

Family 2

Susannah Robinson b. c 1755

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 526 (Martiau Family).
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 59329488 (Robert Nelson).

Mary Grymes1

F, b. 12 February 1754
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*12 February 1754Mary Grymes was born on 12 February 1754 at Brandon, Middlesex Co, VA.1 
Marriage*20 October 1774She married Robert (199) Nelson, son of William (67) Nelson and Elizabeth (42) Burwell, on 20 October 1774 at Brandon, Middlesex Co, VA.1 
Married Name20 October 1774 As of 20 October 1774,her married name was Nelson. 

Family

Robert (199) Nelson b. 1752, d. 5 Aug 1818

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 526 (Martiau Family).

Susannah Robinson1

F, b. circa 1755
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1755Susannah Robinson was born circa 1755.1 
Marriage*2 March 1779She married Robert (199) Nelson, son of William (67) Nelson and Elizabeth (42) Burwell, on 2 March 1779 at Chatham, Stafford Co, VA. Susannah Robinson was daughter of Speaker John Robinson of King and Queen County.1 
Married Name2 March 1779 As of 2 March 1779,her married name was Nelson. 

Family

Robert (199) Nelson b. 1752, d. 5 Aug 1818

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 526 (Martiau Family).

Judge William (200) "Uncle Judge Billy" Nelson1,2

M, b. circa 1759, d. 8 March 1813
FatherWilliam (67) Nelson1 b. 19 Nov 1711, d. 19 Nov 1772
MotherElizabeth (42) Burwell1 b. 1718, d. b 16 Jul 1795
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1759Judge William (200) "Uncle Judge Billy" Nelson was born circa 1759 at Yorktown, York Co, VA.1 
Anecdote*1780 William was a major in the Rev. War, professor of law at College of William and Mary, member of the House of Delegates, 1788-91, Chancellor of Virginia, Judge of the General Court.1 
Marriage*26 March 1781He married Mary Hartwell (468) Taliaferro on 26 March 1781.1 
Marriage*29 May 1788Judge William (200) "Uncle Judge Billy" Nelson married Abby Byrd on 29 May 1788 at Virginia. Abby was the daughter of William (65) Byrd.1 
Death*8 March 1813Judge William (200) "Uncle Judge Billy" Nelson died on 8 March 1813 at Yorktown, York Co, VA.1,2 
Burial*William was buried at Grace Episcopal Churchyard, Yorktown, York Co, VA.2 

Family 1

Mary Hartwell (468) Taliaferro b. 1760, d. 5 Jan 1786

Family 2

Abby Byrd b. 4 Nov 1767

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 526 (Martiau Family).
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 106415413 (Judge William "Uncle Judge Billy" Nelson).

Mary Hartwell (468) Taliaferro1

F, b. 1760, d. 5 January 1786
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*1760Mary Hartwell (468) Taliaferro was born in 1760 at James City Co, VA.1,2 
Marriage*26 March 1781She married Judge William (200) "Uncle Judge Billy" Nelson, son of William (67) Nelson and Elizabeth (42) Burwell, on 26 March 1781.1 
Married Name26 March 1781 As of 26 March 1781,her married name was Nelson. 
Death*5 January 1786Mary Hartwell (468) Taliaferro died on 5 January 1786.1,2 

Family

Judge William (200) "Uncle Judge Billy" Nelson b. c 1759, d. 8 Mar 1813

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 526 (Martiau Family).
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 67310443 (Mary Taliaferro Nelson).

Abby Byrd1

F, b. 4 November 1767
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*4 November 1767Abby Byrd was born on 4 November 1767 at Virginia.1 
Marriage*29 May 1788She married Judge William (200) "Uncle Judge Billy" Nelson, son of William (67) Nelson and Elizabeth (42) Burwell, on 29 May 1788 at Virginia. Abby was the daughter of William (65) Byrd.1 
Married Name29 May 1788 As of 29 May 1788,her married name was Nelson. 

Family

Judge William (200) "Uncle Judge Billy" Nelson b. c 1759, d. 8 Mar 1813

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 526 (Martiau Family).

Elizabeth (201) Nelson1

F, b. circa 1761
FatherWilliam (67) Nelson1 b. 19 Nov 1711, d. 19 Nov 1772
MotherElizabeth (42) Burwell1 b. 1718, d. b 16 Jul 1795
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1761Elizabeth (201) Nelson was born circa 1761 at Yorktown, York Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1783She married Capt. (?) (-----) Thompson circa 1783. Elizabeth married Capt. ____ Thompson of HMS Ripon in the Royal Navy and returned to England with him.1 
Married Namecirca 1783 As of circa 1783,her married name was (-----). 

Family

Capt. (?) (-----) Thompson b. c 1760

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 526 (Martiau Family).

Capt. (?) (-----) Thompson1

M, b. circa 1760
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1760Capt. (?) (-----) Thompson was born circa 1760.1 
Marriage*circa 1783He married Elizabeth (201) Nelson, daughter of William (67) Nelson and Elizabeth (42) Burwell, circa 1783. Elizabeth married Capt. ____ Thompson of HMS Ripon in the Royal Navy and returned to England with him.1 

Family

Elizabeth (201) Nelson b. c 1761

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 526 (Martiau Family).

Hugh Nelson1

M, b. 1658, d. 17 December 1708
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*1658Hugh Nelson was born in 1658 at Penrith, Eden District, Cumbria, England.1 
Marriage*circa 1677He married Sarah Jackson circa 1677.2 
Death*17 December 1708Hugh Nelson died on 17 December 1708 at Penrith, Eden District, Cumbria, England.1 
Burial*Hugh was buried at St. Andrew Churchyard, Penrith, Eden District, Cumbria, England.1 

Family

Sarah Jackson b. c 1660
Child 1.Thomas 'Scotch Tom' Nelson+1 b. 20 Feb 1677/78, d. 7 Oct 1745

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 103279417 (Hugh Nelson).
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 110007355 (Sarah Jackson Nelson).

Sarah Jackson1

F, b. circa 1660
Last Edited5 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1660Sarah Jackson was born circa 1660.1 
Marriage*circa 1677She married Hugh Nelson circa 1677.1 
Married Namecirca 1677 As of circa 1677,her married name was Nelson. 
Burial*Sarah was buried at St. Andrew Churchyard, Penrith, Eden District, Cumbria, England.1 

Family

Hugh Nelson b. 1658, d. 17 Dec 1708
Child 1.Thomas 'Scotch Tom' Nelson+1 b. 20 Feb 1677/78, d. 7 Oct 1745

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 110007355 (Sarah Jackson Nelson).

Thomas (of King) Nelson1

M, b. 21 April 1797, d. 9 October 1865
FatherThomas 'King' Nelson1 b. c 1755, d. 1853
MotherGrace Sterling1 b. c 1769, d. b 1853
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited6 Mar 2018
Birth*21 April 1797Thomas (of King) Nelson was born on 21 April 1797 at Jenkins Creek, Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*5 July 1815He married Nancy (of Leah) Cox, daughter of Leah Cox, on 5 July 1815 at Accomack Co, VA. Thomas Nelson Sr. & Elijah Sterling were security on the M.L.B. of Thomas of King Nelson and Nancy Cox of Leah.2 
Census head*1850Thomas was listed as a head of household in the census of 1850 at Brinkleys District, Somerset Co, MD. HH#457 was headed by Thomas Nelson, a 55 year old farmer. Listed with him were the following Nelsons: Nancy, age 55; Mary, age 20; Ritty, age 18; Elijah, age 16; and Henry, age 14.3 
Death*9 October 1865He died on 9 October 1865 at Lawsonia, Somerset Co, MD, at age 68.1 

Family

Nancy (of Leah) Cox b. 1797, d. 1876

Citations

  1. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 517 (Nelson Family).
  2. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  3. [S584] Ruth T. Dryden, 1850 Somerset County, Maryland, Census.

Nancy (of Leah) Cox1

F, b. 1797, d. 1876
MotherLeah Cox1 b. c 1765
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited6 Mar 2018
Birth*1797Nancy (of Leah) Cox was born in 1797 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Marriage*5 July 1815She married Thomas (of King) Nelson, son of Thomas 'King' Nelson and Grace Sterling, on 5 July 1815 at Accomack Co, VA. Thomas Nelson Sr. & Elijah Sterling were security on the M.L.B. of Thomas of King Nelson and Nancy Cox of Leah.1 
Married Name5 July 1815 As of 5 July 1815,her married name was Nelson. 
Census w/husband*1850Nancy was listed with her husband in the census of 1850 at Brinkleys District, Somerset Co, MD. HH#457 was headed by Thomas Nelson, a 55 year old farmer. Listed with him were the following Nelsons: Nancy, age 55; Mary, age 20; Ritty, age 18; Elijah, age 16; and Henry, age 14.3 
Death*1876She died in 1876 at Somerset Co, MD.2 

Family

Thomas (of King) Nelson b. 21 Apr 1797, d. 9 Oct 1865

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 519 (Nelson Family).
  3. [S584] Ruth T. Dryden, 1850 Somerset County, Maryland, Census.

Leah Cox1

F, b. circa 1765
Last Edited6 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1765Leah Cox was born circa 1765 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Children 1.Margaret Cox2 b. c 1788
 2.Nancy (of Leah) Cox1 b. 1797, d. 1876

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 519 (Nelson Family).

John (of King) Nelson1

M, b. circa 1788, d. 1864
FatherThomas 'King' Nelson1 b. c 1755, d. 1853
MotherGrace Sterling1 b. c 1769, d. b 1853
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited27 Sep 2018
Birth*circa 1788John (of King) Nelson was born circa 1788 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1810He married Margaret Cox, daughter of Leah Cox, circa 1810 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Census head*31 July 1850John was listed as a head of household in the census of 31 July 1850 at Brinkleys District, Somerset Co, MD. HH#384 was headed by John Nelson, a 62 year old merchant, with real estate valued at $1,000. Listed with him were Margaret Nelson, age 62; Thomas Nelson, age 95; Lovey Nelson, age 17; Harriett Lawson, age 25; Cornelius Lawson, age 7; and Nancy Sterling, age 12.2 
Death*1864He died in 1864 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Margaret Cox b. c 1788

Citations

  1. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 519 (Nelson Family).
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1850 Federal Census, Somerset Co, MD.

Margaret Cox1

F, b. circa 1788
MotherLeah Cox1 b. c 1765
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited27 Sep 2018
Birth*circa 1788Margaret Cox was born circa 1788 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1810She married John (of King) Nelson, son of Thomas 'King' Nelson and Grace Sterling, circa 1810 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1810 As of circa 1810,her married name was Nelson. 
Census w/husband*31 July 1850Margaret was listed with her husband in the census of 31 July 1850 at Brinkleys District, Somerset Co, MD. HH#384 was headed by John Nelson, a 62 year old merchant, with real estate valued at $1,000. Listed with him were Margaret Nelson, age 62; Thomas Nelson, age 95; Lovey Nelson, age 17; Harriett Lawson, age 25; Cornelius Lawson, age 7; and Nancy Sterling, age 12.1 

Family

John (of King) Nelson b. c 1788, d. 1864

Citations

  1. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 519 (Nelson Family).

Zachariah 'Sacker' (of King) Nelson1

M, b. circa 1787, d. 1870
FatherThomas 'King' Nelson1 b. c 1755, d. 1853
MotherGrace Sterling1 b. c 1769, d. b 1853
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited9 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1787Zachariah 'Sacker' (of King) Nelson was born circa 1787 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Marriage*8 July 1809He married Rhoda Alice Jewett on 8 July 1809 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as Sacker Nelson and Rhoda Juett.3 
Census head*1810Zachariah was listed as a head of household in the census of 1810 at Little Annemessex Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Zacariah 'Sacker' Nelson, age 16-25 (b.c. 1785-1794). Listed with him were 1M0-10 and 1F16-25.4 
Census head7 August 1820Zachariah was listed as a head of household in the census of 7 August 1820 at Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Zacariah Nelson, age 26-44 (b.c. 1776-1794). Listed with him were 1M0-10, 3F0-10, 1F26-44 & 1F45+.5 
Census head*1850Zachariah was listed as a head of household in the census of 1850 at Brinkleys District, Somerset Co, MD. HH#394 was headed by Sacker Nelson, a 63 year old farmer. Listed with him were the following Nelsons: Rhoda, age 62; Patsy, age 28; Hester, age 26; Rebecca, age 20; Nancy, age 18; Mariah, age 17; and Elizabeth, age 16. Also listed was Mary Summers, age 12.2 
Death*1870He died in 1870 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Rhoda Alice Jewett b. c 1788
Child 1.Zachariah 'Sacker' Nelson Jr.1 b. c 1826, d. 1914

Citations

  1. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 519 (Nelson Family).
  2. [S584] Ruth T. Dryden, 1850 Somerset County, Maryland, Census.
  3. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.
  4. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1810 Federal Census, Somerset Co, MD.
  5. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1820 Federal Census, Somerset Co, MD.

Rhoda Alice Jewett1

F, b. circa 1788
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited6 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1788Rhoda Alice Jewett was born circa 1788 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Marriage*8 July 1809She married Zachariah 'Sacker' (of King) Nelson, son of Thomas 'King' Nelson and Grace Sterling, on 8 July 1809 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as Sacker Nelson and Rhoda Juett.1 
Married Name8 July 1809 As of 8 July 1809,her married name was Nelson. 
Census w/husband*1850Rhoda was listed with her husband in the census of 1850 at Brinkleys District, Somerset Co, MD. HH#394 was headed by Sacker Nelson, a 63 year old farmer. Listed with him were the following Nelsons: Rhoda, age 62; Patsy, age 28; Hester, age 26; Rebecca, age 20; Nancy, age 18; Mariah, age 17; and Elizabeth, age 16. Also listed was Mary Summers, age 12.2 

Family

Zachariah 'Sacker' (of King) Nelson b. c 1787, d. 1870
Child 1.Zachariah 'Sacker' Nelson Jr.3 b. c 1826, d. 1914

Citations

  1. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.
  2. [S584] Ruth T. Dryden, 1850 Somerset County, Maryland, Census.
  3. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 519 (Nelson Family).

William (of King) Nelson1

M, b. 25 February 1808, d. 25 November 1881
FatherThomas 'King' Nelson1 b. c 1755, d. 1853
MotherGrace Sterling1 b. c 1769, d. b 1853
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited6 Mar 2018
Birth*25 February 1808William (of King) Nelson was born on 25 February 1808 at Lawsonia, Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1830He married Eleanor 'Ellen' Riggin circa 1830 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Census head*1850William was listed as a head of household in the census of 1850 at Brinkleys District, Somerset Co, MD. HH#478 was headed by William Nelson, a 41 year old mariner. Listed with him were the following Nelsons: Eleanor, age 40; Azariah, age 22; William, age 18; Thomas, age 15; John, age 12; Noah, age 9; Edward, age 6; and Clement, age 4.2 
Death*25 November 1881He died on 25 November 1881 at Hopewell, Somerset Co, MD, at age 73.1 

Family

Eleanor 'Ellen' Riggin b. 1811, d. 5 May 1884

Citations

  1. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 521 (Nelson Family).
  2. [S584] Ruth T. Dryden, 1850 Somerset County, Maryland, Census.

Eleanor 'Ellen' Riggin1,2

F, b. 1811, d. 5 May 1884
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited6 Mar 2018
Birth*1811Eleanor 'Ellen' Riggin was born in 1811 at Crisfield, Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1830She married William (of King) Nelson, son of Thomas 'King' Nelson and Grace Sterling, circa 1830 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1830 As of circa 1830,her married name was Nelson. 
Census w/husband*1850Eleanor was listed with her husband in the census of 1850 at Brinkleys District, Somerset Co, MD. HH#478 was headed by William Nelson, a 41 year old mariner. Listed with him were the following Nelsons: Eleanor, age 40; Azariah, age 22; William, age 18; Thomas, age 15; John, age 12; Noah, age 9; Edward, age 6; and Clement, age 4.2 
Death*5 May 1884She died on 5 May 1884 at Hopewell, Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

William (of King) Nelson b. 25 Feb 1808, d. 25 Nov 1881

Citations

  1. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 521 (Nelson Family).
  2. [S584] Ruth T. Dryden, 1850 Somerset County, Maryland, Census.

Nancy (of King) Nelson1

F, b. circa 1802
FatherThomas 'King' Nelson1 b. c 1755, d. 1853
MotherGrace Sterling1 b. c 1769, d. b 1853
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited6 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1802Nancy (of King) Nelson was born circa 1802 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*6 August 1819She married McKenna 'Kenny' Taws on 6 August 1819 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Married Name6 August 1819 As of 6 August 1819,her married name was Taws. 

Family

McKenna 'Kenny' Taws b. c 1795

Citations

  1. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 519 (Nelson Family).
  2. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

McKenna 'Kenny' Taws1

M, b. circa 1795
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited6 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1795McKenna 'Kenny' Taws was born circa 1795 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*6 August 1819He married Nancy (of King) Nelson, daughter of Thomas 'King' Nelson and Grace Sterling, on 6 August 1819 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Nancy (of King) Nelson b. c 1802

Citations

  1. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

Grace (of King) Nelson1

F, b. circa 1798
FatherThomas 'King' Nelson1 b. c 1755, d. 1853
MotherGrace Sterling1 b. c 1769, d. b 1853
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited6 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1798Grace (of King) Nelson was born circa 1798 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1820She married John Somers circa 1820 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Married Namecirca 1820 As of circa 1820,her married name was Somers. 

Family

John Somers b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.
  2. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 519 (Nelson Family).

John Somers1

M, b. circa 1800
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited6 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1800John Somers was born circa 1800 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1820He married Grace (of King) Nelson, daughter of Thomas 'King' Nelson and Grace Sterling, circa 1820 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Grace (of King) Nelson b. c 1798

Citations

  1. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 519 (Nelson Family).