Mary (-----)1

F, b. circa 1725
Last Edited18 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1725Mary (-----) was born circa 1725 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1745She married Jacob Ward circa 1745 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1745 As of circa 1745,her married name was Ward. 

Family

Jacob Ward b. c 1725
Child 1.Mary Ward+1 b. Jul 1748

Citations

  1. [S2820] Rob Hall, Ancestors of Isabella Frances Lankford.

Virginia 'Jennie' Sterling1

F, b. 3 March 1843, d. 11 September 1929
Last Edited18 Apr 2018
Birth*3 March 1843Virginia 'Jennie' Sterling was born on 3 March 1843 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*3 May 1883She married John S. Ward, son of Thomas Ward and Anne Coleburn, on 3 May 1883 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Name3 May 1883 As of 3 May 1883,her married name was Ward. 
Death*11 September 1929Virginia 'Jennie' Sterling died on 11 September 1929 at Snow Hill, Worcester Co, MD, at age 86.1 

Family

John S. Ward b. c 1831, d. 8 Sep 1901

Citations

  1. [S2820] Rob Hall, Ancestors of Isabella Frances Lankford.

Susan Thomas1

F, b. 14 February 1828, d. 7 December 1898
Last Edited19 Apr 2018
Birth*14 February 1828Susan Thomas was born on 14 February 1828 at Baltimore, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1850She married Thomas Henry Ward, son of Thomas Ward and Anne Coleburn, circa 1850.1 
Married Namecirca 1850 As of circa 1850,her married name was Ward. 
Death*7 December 1898Susan Thomas died on 7 December 1898 at Hopewell, Somerset Co, MD, at age 70.1 

Family

Thomas Henry Ward b. 15 Jul 1814, d. 7 Dec 1898

Citations

  1. [S2820] Rob Hall, Ancestors of Isabella Frances Lankford.

Nancy Ward1

F, b. circa 1784
FatherWilliam (of Jas) Ward1 b. 15 Apr 1742, d. b Oct 1790
MotherMary Ward1 b. Jul 1748
Last Edited19 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1784Nancy Ward was born circa 1784 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2820] Rob Hall, Ancestors of Isabella Frances Lankford.

Josephine Ward1

F, b. circa 1786
FatherWilliam (of Jas) Ward1 b. 15 Apr 1742, d. b Oct 1790
MotherMary Ward1 b. Jul 1748
Last Edited19 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1786Josephine Ward was born circa 1786 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2820] Rob Hall, Ancestors of Isabella Frances Lankford.

Mary (-----)1

F, b. circa 1660
Last Edited19 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1660Mary (-----) was born circa 1660.1 
Marriage*circa 1680She married William Futcher circa 1680 at Sussex Co, DE.2 
Married Namecirca 1680 As of circa 1680,her married name was Futcher. 
Est Settm't Husb's*23 February 1689Mary (-----) was named in her husband's estate settlement on 23 February 1689. It was on this date that administration on the estate of William Footcher was granted to Mary Footcher, widow.2 
Marriage*circa 1690She married Thomas Branscomb circa 1690 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Married Namecirca 1690 As of circa 1690,her married name was Branscomb. 
Will - Husb's*30 June 1693Mary was named in her husband's will on 30 June 1693 at Sussex Co, DE. In his will Thomas Branscomb named heirs: wife Mary Branscomb; daughter Sarah Branscomb; sons-in-law William, Richard and John Footcher. Admrx. C.T.A. Mary Branscomb, widow. Witt: Charles Johnson, Robert Walker & Thomas Besent.1 

Family 1

William Futcher b. c 1650, d. b 23 Feb 1689
Marriage*circa 1680She married William Futcher circa 1680 at Sussex Co, DE.2 
Children 1.William Futcher1 b. c 1680
 2.Richard Futcher1 b. c 1682
 3.John Futcher1 b. c 1684

Family 2

Thomas Branscomb b. c 1660, d. b 9 Dec 1693
Marriage*circa 1690Mary (-----) married Thomas Branscomb circa 1690 at Sussex Co, DE.1 

Citations

  1. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 14 (will of Thomas Branscomb, wife Mary).
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 12 (adm of William Footcher to Mary Footcher, widow).

William Futcher1

M, b. circa 1650, d. before 23 February 1689
Last Edited19 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1650William Futcher was born circa 1650.1 
Marriage*circa 1680He married Mary (-----) circa 1680 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Death*before 23 February 1689William Futcher died before 23 February 1689 at Sussex Co, DE.1 

Family

Mary (-----) b. c 1660
Children 1.William Futcher2 b. c 1680
 2.Richard Futcher2 b. c 1682
 3.John Futcher2 b. c 1684

Citations

  1. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 12 (adm of William Footcher to Mary Footcher, widow).
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 14 (will of Thomas Branscomb, wife Mary).

William Futcher1

M, b. circa 1680
FatherWilliam Futcher1 b. c 1650, d. b 23 Feb 1689
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1660
Last Edited19 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1680William Futcher was born circa 1680 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Will - Step-father*30 June 1693William was named in his step-father's will on 30 June 1693 at Sussex Co, DE. In his will Thomas Branscomb named heirs: wife Mary Branscomb; daughter Sarah Branscomb; sons-in-law William, Richard and John Footcher. Admrx. C.T.A. Mary Branscomb, widow. Witt: Charles Johnson, Robert Walker & Thomas Besent.1 

Citations

  1. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 14 (will of Thomas Branscomb, wife Mary).

Richard Futcher1

M, b. circa 1682
FatherWilliam Futcher1 b. c 1650, d. b 23 Feb 1689
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1660
Last Edited19 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1682Richard Futcher was born circa 1682 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Will - Step-father*30 June 1693Richard was named in his step-father's will on 30 June 1693 at Sussex Co, DE. In his will Thomas Branscomb named heirs: wife Mary Branscomb; daughter Sarah Branscomb; sons-in-law William, Richard and John Footcher. Admrx. C.T.A. Mary Branscomb, widow. Witt: Charles Johnson, Robert Walker & Thomas Besent.1 

Citations

  1. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 14 (will of Thomas Branscomb, wife Mary).

John Futcher1

M, b. circa 1684
FatherWilliam Futcher1 b. c 1650, d. b 23 Feb 1689
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1660
Last Edited19 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1684John Futcher was born circa 1684 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Will - Step-father*30 June 1693John was named in his step-father's will on 30 June 1693 at Sussex Co, DE. In his will Thomas Branscomb named heirs: wife Mary Branscomb; daughter Sarah Branscomb; sons-in-law William, Richard and John Footcher. Admrx. C.T.A. Mary Branscomb, widow. Witt: Charles Johnson, Robert Walker & Thomas Besent.1 

Citations

  1. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 14 (will of Thomas Branscomb, wife Mary).

(-----) Boyer1

M, b. circa 1695
Last Edited20 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1695(-----) Boyer was born circa 1695.1 
Marriage*circa 1735He married Elizabeth Walker, daughter of John Walker (II) and Alice Walton, circa 1735.1 

Family

Elizabeth Walker b. c 1712

Citations

  1. [S2765] Mary (Rhodes) Lindley, Rhodes & Allied Families Information.

(-----) Coe

M, b. circa 1700
Last Edited20 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1700(-----) Coe was born circa 1700 at Delaware. 
Marriage*circa 1731He married Mary Walker, daughter of John Walker (II) and Alice Walton, circa 1731 at Delaware.1 

Family

Mary Walker b. c 1714

Citations

  1. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 41 (will of John Roades, Gentleman, wife Alice).

John Walker

M, b. circa 1660
Last Edited20 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1660John Walker was born circa 1660. 
Marriage*circa 1685He married Alice (-----) circa 1685 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Anecdote*18 September 1694 On 18 Sep 1694 in Accomack Court Clement Onely complained that John Walker and his wife Alice illegally kept Onely's daughter Elizabeth in their custody. Elizabeth along with the Walkers were present in court; John and Alice alleged that Elizabeth's mother had given her to them till she attained lawful age. Capt. John Custis (attorney for Onely) objected that the Walkers could not produce an indenture and had no right to keep the child in their service. The court agreed that the "right and property of the said child is in ye father." Elizabeth was to "be wholly at her said father's disposal."1 

Family

Alice (-----) b. c 1660

Citations

  1. [S703] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1690-1697, Volume 8, p. 146 (18 Sep 1694 court).

Alice (-----)

F, b. circa 1660
Last Edited20 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1660Alice (-----) was born circa 1660. 
Marriage*circa 1685She married John Walker circa 1685 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1685 As of circa 1685,her married name was Walker. 
Anecdote*18 September 1694 On 18 Sep 1694 in Accomack Court Clement Onely complained that John Walker and his wife Alice illegally kept Onely's daughter Elizabeth in their custody. Elizabeth along with the Walkers were present in court; John and Alice alleged that Elizabeth's mother had given her to them till she attained lawful age. Capt. John Custis (attorney for Onely) objected that the Walkers could not produce an indenture and had no right to keep the child in their service. The court agreed that the "right and property of the said child is in ye father." Elizabeth was to "be wholly at her said father's disposal."1 

Family

John Walker b. c 1660

Citations

  1. [S703] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1690-1697, Volume 8, p. 146 (18 Sep 1694 court).

Robert Shankland1

M, b. circa 1720, d. before 4 August 1761
Last Edited22 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1720Robert Shankland was born circa 1720.1 
Marriage*12 March 1761He married Naomi Hinman, daughter of Richard Hinman (II) and Comfort Shepherd, on 12 March 1761 at Sussex Co, DE. Naomi Hinman Roades, Fasset, Layfield, Newbold, as the "Widow Newbold," married fithly on 12 March 1761 Robert Shankland. This marriage was brief, as her husband was deceased by 2 August 1761, on which date a Deed passed between the Administrators of Capt. John Newbold dec'd to Peter Marsh, in which a recital of title mentions "Naomi Shankland, widow of Robert Shankland and formerly widow of Capt. John Newbold," and refers to the settlement of the accounts of the Newbold estate in the Orphans Court of 5 February 1761.2,3 
Death*before 4 August 1761Robert Shankland died before 4 August 1761 at Sussex Co, DE.2,4,3 

Family

Naomi Hinman b. c 1720, d. b 28 Feb 1768

Citations

  1. [S2765] Mary (Rhodes) Lindley, Rhodes & Allied Families Information.
  2. [S2216] F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of Delaware, Vol. 3, p. 188 (Roades Family).
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Genealogies of Pennsylvania Families from the Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine. Volume II: Hinman-Sotcher - Naomi Hinman of Lewes, Delaware, and Her Six Marriages: Roades, Fasset, Layfield, Newbold, Shankland, Warrington by Helene C. (Mrs. D. Anthony) Potter.
  4. [S2216] F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of Delaware, Vol. 3, p. 195 (Shankland Family).

(-----) (-----)

F, b. circa 1650
Last Edited21 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1650(-----) (-----) was born circa 1650. 
Marriage*circa 1670She married Hercules Shepherd circa 1670. 
Married Namecirca 1670 As of circa 1670,her married name was Shepherd. 

Family

Hercules Shepherd b. c 1651, d. a 1684
Children 1.Alice Shepherd b. c 1672
 2.Comfort Shepherd+ b. c 1674, d. b 1742

John Newbold

M, b. circa 1725, d. before 9 November 1792
Last Edited22 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1725John Newbold was born circa 1725. 
Death*before 9 November 1792John died before 9 November 1792 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that administration on the estate of John Newbold, Yeoman, was granted to Charles Rickards and wife Ann, late Ann Newbold..1,2 

Citations

  1. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 196.
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 238 (adm of John Newbold).

John Spence (lightkeeper)1

M, b. 1863, d. 2 February 1922
Last Edited23 Apr 2018
Birth*1863John Spence (lightkeeper) was born in 1863 at Tangier Island, Accomack Co, VA.1 
Death*2 February 1922He died on 2 February 1922 at Public Health Hospital., Fort McHenry, Baltimore Co, MD. John Spence, for 30 years in the Baltimore lighthouse district, died Thursday night at the Public Health Hospital, Fort McHenry, of diabetes, age 59 years. When taken ill he was keeper of the Baltimore Light Station in the harbor channels. The dec'd was born on Tangier Island, Virginia, and entered the service in 1892. He is not known to have any relatives and body will be buried today by the hospital authorities.1 

Citations

  1. [S2830] Newspapers.com, Baltimore Sun, 4 Feb 1922, death of John Spence, Lightkeeper.

Marthella 'Ella' Connerton1,2

F, b. 23 August 1867, d. 10 December 1917
FatherCapt. Patrick Connerton1 b. c 1840
MotherMatilda (-----)1 b. c 1840
Last Edited23 Apr 2018
Birth*23 August 1867Marthella 'Ella' Connerton was born on 23 August 1867 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Marriage*6 May 1886She married Joseph A. Baker, son of David Baker and Lavinia A. (-----), on 6 May 1886 at Tangier Island, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Joseph A. Baker, a 28 year old teacher, born in Delmar, DE & living in Acc Co, VA, the son of David & Lavinia A. Baker and she was shown as Marthella Corworton, age 19, born & living in Acc Co, VA, the daughter of Patrick H. & Matilda Conworton.2 
Married Name6 May 1886 As of 6 May 1886,her married name was Baker. 
Death*10 December 1917Marthella 'Ella' Connerton died on 10 December 1917 at Church Home and Infirmary, Baltimore Co, MD, at age 50. The body of Mrs. Ella Baker, widow of Joseph A. Baker, who died Monday at the Church Home and Infirmary following an operation for a complication of diseases, was sent yesterday to the home of her parents, Capt. and Mrs. Patirck Connerton, Tangier Island, Va. for burial. The funeral will be held there probably today. Mrs. Baker had been ill for about a year. She was 50 years old. For many years she was an active member of Bethany Methodist Episcopal Church and also devoted much of her time to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Surviving her are two sons, J. Albert Baker, a lawyer, and Harry V. Baker, both of this city; a daughter, Mrs. Marion Parks, of Tangier Island; three grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Walter Respess of this city and Charles Connerton, of Tangier Island, a brother.1 
Burial*Marthella was buried at Main Ridge, Tangier Island, Accomack Co, VA. The tombstone book shows her as Ella Baker, 23 Aug 1867 - 10 Dec 1917.3 

Family

Joseph A. Baker b. 18 Jun 1857, d. 3 Nov 1896
Children 1.J. Albert Baker1 b. c 1888
 2.Harry V. Baker1 b. c 1890
 3.(-----) Baker1 b. c 1892

Citations

  1. [S2830] Newspapers.com, Baltimore Sun, 13 Feb 1917, death of Mrs. Ella Baker of Baltimore.
  2. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  3. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Capt. Patrick Connerton1

M, b. circa 1840
Last Edited23 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1840Capt. Patrick Connerton was born circa 1840.1 
Marriage*circa 1865He married Matilda (-----) circa 1865.1 
Obituary - Dau's*13 December 1917Capt. Patrick Connerton was named in his daugher's obituary on 13 December 1917 at Baltimore Co, MD. The body of Mrs. Ella Baker, widow of Joseph A. Baker, who died Monday at the Church Home and Infirmary following an operation for a complication of diseases, was sent yesterday to the home of her parents, Capt. and Mrs. Patirck Connerton, Tangier Island, Va. for burial. The funeral will be held there probably today. Mrs. Baker had been ill for about a year. She was 50 years old. For many years she was an active member of Bethany Methodist Episcopal Church and also devoted much of her time to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Surviving her are two sons, J. Albert Baker, a lawyer, and Harry V. Baker, both of this city; a daughter, Mrs. Marion Parks, of Tangier Island; three grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Walter Respess of this city and Charles Connerton, of Tangier Island, a brother.1 

Family

Matilda (-----) b. c 1840
Children 1.Marthella 'Ella' Connerton+1 b. 23 Aug 1867, d. 10 Dec 1917
 2.(-----) Connerton1 b. c 1869
 3.Charles C. Connerton+1 b. c 1870

Citations

  1. [S2830] Newspapers.com, Baltimore Sun, 13 Feb 1917, death of Mrs. Ella Baker of Baltimore.

Matilda (-----)1

F, b. circa 1840
Last Edited23 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1840Matilda (-----) was born circa 1840.2 
Marriage*circa 1865She married Capt. Patrick Connerton circa 1865.2 
Married Namecirca 1865 As of circa 1865,her married name was Connerton. 
Obituary - Dau's*13 December 1917Matilda (-----) was named in her daugher's obituary on 13 December 1917 at Baltimore Co, MD. The body of Mrs. Ella Baker, widow of Joseph A. Baker, who died Monday at the Church Home and Infirmary following an operation for a complication of diseases, was sent yesterday to the home of her parents, Capt. and Mrs. Patirck Connerton, Tangier Island, Va. for burial. The funeral will be held there probably today. Mrs. Baker had been ill for about a year. She was 50 years old. For many years she was an active member of Bethany Methodist Episcopal Church and also devoted much of her time to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Surviving her are two sons, J. Albert Baker, a lawyer, and Harry V. Baker, both of this city; a daughter, Mrs. Marion Parks, of Tangier Island; three grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Walter Respess of this city and Charles Connerton, of Tangier Island, a brother.2 

Family

Capt. Patrick Connerton b. c 1840
Children 1.Marthella 'Ella' Connerton+2 b. 23 Aug 1867, d. 10 Dec 1917
 2.(-----) Connerton2 b. c 1869
 3.Charles C. Connerton+2 b. c 1870

Citations

  1. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  2. [S2830] Newspapers.com, Baltimore Sun, 13 Feb 1917, death of Mrs. Ella Baker of Baltimore.

Joseph A. Baker1

M, b. 18 June 1857, d. 3 November 1896
FatherDavid Baker1 b. c 1830
MotherLavinia A. (-----)1 b. c 1830
Last Edited23 Apr 2018
Birth*18 June 1857Joseph A. Baker was born on 18 June 1857 at Delmar, Sussex Co, DE.1,2 
Marriage*6 May 1886He married Marthella 'Ella' Connerton, daughter of Capt. Patrick Connerton and Matilda (-----), on 6 May 1886 at Tangier Island, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Joseph A. Baker, a 28 year old teacher, born in Delmar, DE & living in Acc Co, VA, the son of David & Lavinia A. Baker and she was shown as Marthella Corworton, age 19, born & living in Acc Co, VA, the daughter of Patrick H. & Matilda Conworton.1 
Death*3 November 1896Joseph A. Baker died on 3 November 1896 at Tangier Island, Accomack Co, VA, at age 39.2 
Burial*Joseph was buried at Main Ridge, Tangier Island, Accomack Co, VA.2 

Family

Marthella 'Ella' Connerton b. 23 Aug 1867, d. 10 Dec 1917
Children 1.J. Albert Baker3 b. c 1888
 2.Harry V. Baker3 b. c 1890
 3.(-----) Baker3 b. c 1892

Citations

  1. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  3. [S2830] Newspapers.com, Baltimore Sun, 13 Feb 1917, death of Mrs. Ella Baker of Baltimore.

David Baker1

M, b. circa 1830
Last Edited23 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1830David Baker was born circa 1830.1 
Marriage*circa 1855He married Lavinia A. (-----) circa 1855 at Sussex Co, DE.2 

Family

Lavinia A. (-----) b. c 1830
Child 1.Joseph A. Baker+2 b. 18 Jun 1857, d. 3 Nov 1896

Citations

  1. [S2830] Newspapers.com, Baltimore Sun, 13 Feb 1917, death of Mrs. Ella Baker of Baltimore.
  2. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).

Lavinia A. (-----)1

F, b. circa 1830
Last Edited23 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1830Lavinia A. (-----) was born circa 1830.1 
Marriage*circa 1855She married David Baker circa 1855 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Married Namecirca 1855 As of circa 1855,her married name was Baker. 

Family

David Baker b. c 1830
Child 1.Joseph A. Baker+1 b. 18 Jun 1857, d. 3 Nov 1896

Citations

  1. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).

J. Albert Baker1

M, b. circa 1888
FatherJoseph A. Baker1 b. 18 Jun 1857, d. 3 Nov 1896
MotherMarthella 'Ella' Connerton1 b. 23 Aug 1867, d. 10 Dec 1917
Last Edited23 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1888J. Albert Baker was born circa 1888 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Obituary - Mother's*13 December 1917He was named in his mother's obituary on 13 December 1917 at Baltimore Co, MD. The body of Mrs. Ella Baker, widow of Joseph A. Baker, who died Monday at the Church Home and Infirmary following an operation for a complication of diseases, was sent yesterday to the home of her parents, Capt. and Mrs. Patirck Connerton, Tangier Island, Va. for burial. The funeral will be held there probably today. Mrs. Baker had been ill for about a year. She was 50 years old. For many years she was an active member of Bethany Methodist Episcopal Church and also devoted much of her time to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Surviving her are two sons, J. Albert Baker, a lawyer, and Harry V. Baker, both of this city; a daughter, Mrs. Marion Parks, of Tangier Island; three grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Walter Respess of this city and Charles Connerton, of Tangier Island, a brother.1 

Citations

  1. [S2830] Newspapers.com, Baltimore Sun, 13 Feb 1917, death of Mrs. Ella Baker of Baltimore.

Harry V. Baker1

M, b. circa 1890
FatherJoseph A. Baker1 b. 18 Jun 1857, d. 3 Nov 1896
MotherMarthella 'Ella' Connerton1 b. 23 Aug 1867, d. 10 Dec 1917
Last Edited23 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1890Harry V. Baker was born circa 1890 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Obituary - Mother's*13 December 1917He was named in his mother's obituary on 13 December 1917 at Baltimore Co, MD. The body of Mrs. Ella Baker, widow of Joseph A. Baker, who died Monday at the Church Home and Infirmary following an operation for a complication of diseases, was sent yesterday to the home of her parents, Capt. and Mrs. Patirck Connerton, Tangier Island, Va. for burial. The funeral will be held there probably today. Mrs. Baker had been ill for about a year. She was 50 years old. For many years she was an active member of Bethany Methodist Episcopal Church and also devoted much of her time to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Surviving her are two sons, J. Albert Baker, a lawyer, and Harry V. Baker, both of this city; a daughter, Mrs. Marion Parks, of Tangier Island; three grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Walter Respess of this city and Charles Connerton, of Tangier Island, a brother.1 

Citations

  1. [S2830] Newspapers.com, Baltimore Sun, 13 Feb 1917, death of Mrs. Ella Baker of Baltimore.

(-----) Baker1

F, b. circa 1892
FatherJoseph A. Baker1 b. 18 Jun 1857, d. 3 Nov 1896
MotherMarthella 'Ella' Connerton1 b. 23 Aug 1867, d. 10 Dec 1917
Last Edited23 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1892(-----) Baker was born circa 1892 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1915She married Marion Parks circa 1915 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1915 As of circa 1915,her married name was Parks. 
Obituary - Mother's*13 December 1917(-----) Baker was named in her mother's obituary on 13 December 1917 at Baltimore Co, MD. The body of Mrs. Ella Baker, widow of Joseph A. Baker, who died Monday at the Church Home and Infirmary following an operation for a complication of diseases, was sent yesterday to the home of her parents, Capt. and Mrs. Patirck Connerton, Tangier Island, Va. for burial. The funeral will be held there probably today. Mrs. Baker had been ill for about a year. She was 50 years old. For many years she was an active member of Bethany Methodist Episcopal Church and also devoted much of her time to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Surviving her are two sons, J. Albert Baker, a lawyer, and Harry V. Baker, both of this city; a daughter, Mrs. Marion Parks, of Tangier Island; three grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Walter Respess of this city and Charles Connerton, of Tangier Island, a brother.1 

Family

Marion Parks b. c 1890

Citations

  1. [S2830] Newspapers.com, Baltimore Sun, 13 Feb 1917, death of Mrs. Ella Baker of Baltimore.

Marion Parks1

M, b. circa 1890
Last Edited23 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1890Marion Parks was born circa 1890 at Tangier Island, Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1915He married (-----) Baker, daughter of Joseph A. Baker and Marthella 'Ella' Connerton, circa 1915 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

(-----) Baker b. c 1892

Citations

  1. [S2830] Newspapers.com, Baltimore Sun, 13 Feb 1917, death of Mrs. Ella Baker of Baltimore.

(-----) Connerton1

F, b. circa 1869
FatherCapt. Patrick Connerton1 b. c 1840
MotherMatilda (-----)1 b. c 1840
Last Edited23 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1869(-----) Connerton was born circa 1869 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1890She married Walter Respess circa 1890.1 
Married Namecirca 1890 As of circa 1890,her married name was Respess. 
Obituary - Sister's*13 December 1917(-----) Connerton was named in her sister's obituary on 13 December 1917 at Baltimore Co, MD. The body of Mrs. Ella Baker, widow of Joseph A. Baker, who died Monday at the Church Home and Infirmary following an operation for a complication of diseases, was sent yesterday to the home of her parents, Capt. and Mrs. Patirck Connerton, Tangier Island, Va. for burial. The funeral will be held there probably today. Mrs. Baker had been ill for about a year. She was 50 years old. For many years she was an active member of Bethany Methodist Episcopal Church and also devoted much of her time to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Surviving her are two sons, J. Albert Baker, a lawyer, and Harry V. Baker, both of this city; a daughter, Mrs. Marion Parks, of Tangier Island; three grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Walter Respess of this city and Charles Connerton, of Tangier Island, a brother.1 

Family

Walter Respess b. c 1865

Citations

  1. [S2830] Newspapers.com, Baltimore Sun, 13 Feb 1917, death of Mrs. Ella Baker of Baltimore.

Walter Respess1

M, b. circa 1865
Last Edited23 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1865Walter Respess was born circa 1865.1 
Marriage*circa 1890He married (-----) Connerton, daughter of Capt. Patrick Connerton and Matilda (-----), circa 1890.1 

Family

(-----) Connerton b. c 1869

Citations

  1. [S2830] Newspapers.com, Baltimore Sun, 13 Feb 1917, death of Mrs. Ella Baker of Baltimore.

Charles C. Connerton1,2

M, b. circa 1870
FatherCapt. Patrick Connerton1 b. c 1840
MotherMatilda (-----)1 b. c 1840
Last Edited23 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1870Charles C. Connerton was born circa 1870 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1895He married Mary J. (-----) circa 1895.2 
Obituary - Sister's*13 December 1917Charles C. Connerton was named in his sister's obituary on 13 December 1917 at Baltimore Co, MD. The body of Mrs. Ella Baker, widow of Joseph A. Baker, who died Monday at the Church Home and Infirmary following an operation for a complication of diseases, was sent yesterday to the home of her parents, Capt. and Mrs. Patirck Connerton, Tangier Island, Va. for burial. The funeral will be held there probably today. Mrs. Baker had been ill for about a year. She was 50 years old. For many years she was an active member of Bethany Methodist Episcopal Church and also devoted much of her time to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Surviving her are two sons, J. Albert Baker, a lawyer, and Harry V. Baker, both of this city; a daughter, Mrs. Marion Parks, of Tangier Island; three grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Walter Respess of this city and Charles Connerton, of Tangier Island, a brother.1 

Family

Mary J. (-----) b. 25 Mar 1870, d. 1 May 1899
Child 1.Mary C. Connerton2 b. 16 Apr 1899, d. 14 Oct 1931

Citations

  1. [S2830] Newspapers.com, Baltimore Sun, 13 Feb 1917, death of Mrs. Ella Baker of Baltimore.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Mary J. (-----)1

F, b. 25 March 1870, d. 1 May 1899
Last Edited23 Apr 2018
Birth*25 March 1870Mary J. (-----) was born on 25 March 1870 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1895She married Charles C. Connerton, son of Capt. Patrick Connerton and Matilda (-----), circa 1895.1 
Married Namecirca 1895 As of circa 1895,her married name was Connerton. 
Death*1 May 1899Mary J. (-----) died on 1 May 1899 at Accomack Co, VA, at age 29.1 
Burial*Mary was buried at Mt. Holly Cemetery, Onancock, Accomack Co, VA. The tombstone book shows her as Mary J. Connorton, wife of Chas. C. Connorton, 25 Mar 1870 - 1 May 1899. 

Family

Charles C. Connerton b. c 1870
Child 1.Mary C. Connerton1 b. 16 Apr 1899, d. 14 Oct 1931

Citations

  1. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Mary C. Connerton1

F, b. 16 April 1899, d. 14 October 1931
FatherCharles C. Connerton1 b. c 1870
MotherMary J. (-----)1 b. 25 Mar 1870, d. 1 May 1899
Last Edited23 Apr 2018
Birth*16 April 1899Mary C. Connerton was born on 16 April 1899 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Death*14 October 1931She died on 14 October 1931 at Accomack Co, VA, at age 32.1 
Burial*Mary was buried at Mt. Holly Cemetery, Onancock, Accomack Co, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Elsie Anna Swayne1

F, b. 10 February 1920, d. 19 January 2003
Last Edited23 Apr 2018
Birth*10 February 1920Elsie Anna Swayne was born on 10 February 1920 at Baltimore, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1950She married William Guy Salmon circa 1950.1 
Married Namecirca 1950 As of circa 1950,her married name was Salmon. 
Death*19 January 2003Elsie Anna Swayne died on 19 January 2003 at Baltimore, MD, at age 82.1 

Family

William Guy Salmon b. 2 Apr 1921, d. 31 Jan 1973

Citations

  1. [S2831] Amy Louise (Bonniwell) Andrus, Information on the family of Jack Watson Bonniwell.

Elizabeth (-----)1

F, b. circa 1655
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1655Elizabeth (-----) was born circa 1655.1 
Marriage*circa 1672She married William Merrill I circa 1672 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1672 As of circa 1672,her married name was Merrill. 
Census w/husband*23 January 1709Elizabeth was listed with her husband in the census of 23 January 1709 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will William Merrill gave to daughter Mary Baker, 50 acres of land where she now lives, the land to go after her death to her son William Baker. To son William Merrill 200 acres where he now lives (land to pass to Thomas if William dies without issue). To son Thomas 100 acres on the other side of Monatocks Branch (to son John, if no issue). To son John 200 acres on the south side of Nanticoke River, adjacent Lewis Jones' plantation. To son Francis 200 acres, part of tract given to John. To son Argalus 45 acres (to son Joshua if no issue). To wife Elizabeth on half of dwelling plantation for life, then to son Esau. He also named sons Esau, Jacob, Joshua and Joseph (in that order) and daughters Elizabeth, Perthnie and Comfort. Extrs were to be wife Elizabeth and Robert Mills. Witt: Robert Pitt, John Morris & Barnett Ramsey Sr.1 

Family

William Merrill I b. c 1645, d. 7 Oct 1710
Children 1.William (of Wm I) Merrill1 b. c 1673, d. bt 1749 - 1750
 2.Mary (of Wm I) Merrill+1 b. c 1676
 3.John (of Wm I) Merrill+1 b. c 1680, d. 13 Aug 1760
 4.Argalus (of Wm I) Merrill1 b. c 1682, d. b 1727
 5.Francis (of Wm I) Merrill1 b. c 1684
 6.Esau (of Wm I) Merrill+1 b. c 1685, d. b 26 Sep 1750
 7.Jacob (of Wm I) Merrill1 b. c 1688
 8.Thomas (of Wm I) Merrill+1 b. c 1690
 9.Elizabeth (of Wm I) Merrill1 b. c 1693
 10.Parthenia (of Wm I) Merrill1 b. c 1695
 11.Joshua (of Wm I) Merrill+1 b. c 1695, d. b 25 Apr 1767
 12.Comfort (of Wm I) Merrill1 b. c 1696
 13.Joseph (of Wm I) Merrill1 b. c 1698, d. 1783

Citations

  1. [S2166] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Worcester County, MD, Wils Book MH3, 1666-1742, p. 9 (will of William Merrill, wife Elizabeth).

Mary (of Wm I) Merrill1

F, b. circa 1676
FatherWilliam Merrill I1 b. c 1645, d. 7 Oct 1710
MotherElizabeth (-----)1 b. c 1655
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1676Mary (of Wm I) Merrill was born circa 1676 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1695She married (-----) Baker circa 1695.1 
Married Namecirca 1695 As of circa 1695,her married name was Baker. 
Will - Father's*23 January 1709Mary was named in her father's will on 23 January 1709 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will William Merrill gave to daughter Mary Baker, 50 acres of land where she now lives, the land to go after her death to her son William Baker. To son William Merrill 200 acres where he now lives (land to pass to Thomas if William dies without issue). To son Thomas 100 acres on the other side of Monatocks Branch (to son John, if no issue). To son John 200 acres on the south side of Nanticoke River, adjacent Lewis Jones' plantation. To son Francis 200 acres, part of tract given to John. To son Argalus 45 acres (to son Joshua if no issue). To wife Elizabeth on half of dwelling plantation for life, then to son Esau. He also named sons Esau, Jacob, Joshua and Joseph (in that order) and daughters Elizabeth, Perthnie and Comfort. Extrs were to be wife Elizabeth and Robert Mills. Witt: Robert Pitt, John Morris & Barnett Ramsey Sr.1 

Family

(-----) Baker b. c 1675
Child 1.William Baker1 b. c 1696

Citations

  1. [S2166] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Worcester County, MD, Wils Book MH3, 1666-1742, p. 9 (will of William Merrill, wife Elizabeth).

(-----) Baker1

M, b. circa 1675
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1675(-----) Baker was born circa 1675.1 
Marriage*circa 1695He married Mary (of Wm I) Merrill, daughter of William Merrill I and Elizabeth (-----), circa 1695.1 

Family

Mary (of Wm I) Merrill b. c 1676
Child 1.William Baker1 b. c 1696

Citations

  1. [S2166] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Worcester County, MD, Wils Book MH3, 1666-1742, p. 9 (will of William Merrill, wife Elizabeth).

William Baker1

M, b. circa 1696
Father(-----) Baker1 b. c 1675
MotherMary (of Wm I) Merrill1 b. c 1676
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1696William Baker was born circa 1696 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2166] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Worcester County, MD, Wils Book MH3, 1666-1742, p. 9 (will of William Merrill, wife Elizabeth).

Comfort (of Wm I) Merrill1

F, b. circa 1696
FatherWilliam Merrill I1 b. c 1645, d. 7 Oct 1710
MotherElizabeth (-----)1 b. c 1655
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1696Comfort (of Wm I) Merrill was born circa 1696 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*23 January 1709Comfort was named in her father's will on 23 January 1709 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will William Merrill gave to daughter Mary Baker, 50 acres of land where she now lives, the land to go after her death to her son William Baker. To son William Merrill 200 acres where he now lives (land to pass to Thomas if William dies without issue). To son Thomas 100 acres on the other side of Monatocks Branch (to son John, if no issue). To son John 200 acres on the south side of Nanticoke River, adjacent Lewis Jones' plantation. To son Francis 200 acres, part of tract given to John. To son Argalus 45 acres (to son Joshua if no issue). To wife Elizabeth on half of dwelling plantation for life, then to son Esau. He also named sons Esau, Jacob, Joshua and Joseph (in that order) and daughters Elizabeth, Perthnie and Comfort. Extrs were to be wife Elizabeth and Robert Mills. Witt: Robert Pitt, John Morris & Barnett Ramsey Sr.1 

Citations

  1. [S2166] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Worcester County, MD, Wils Book MH3, 1666-1742, p. 9 (will of William Merrill, wife Elizabeth).

Argalus (of Wm I) Merrill1

M, b. circa 1682, d. before 1727
FatherWilliam Merrill I1 b. c 1645, d. 7 Oct 1710
MotherElizabeth (-----)1 b. c 1655
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1682Argalus (of Wm I) Merrill was born circa 1682 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*23 January 1709Argalus was named in his father's will on 23 January 1709 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will William Merrill gave to daughter Mary Baker, 50 acres of land where she now lives, the land to go after her death to her son William Baker. To son William Merrill 200 acres where he now lives (land to pass to Thomas if William dies without issue). To son Thomas 100 acres on the other side of Monatocks Branch (to son John, if no issue). To son John 200 acres on the south side of Nanticoke River, adjacent Lewis Jones' plantation. To son Francis 200 acres, part of tract given to John. To son Argalus 45 acres (to son Joshua if no issue). To wife Elizabeth on half of dwelling plantation for life, then to son Esau. He also named sons Esau, Jacob, Joshua and Joseph (in that order) and daughters Elizabeth, Perthnie and Comfort. Extrs were to be wife Elizabeth and Robert Mills. Witt: Robert Pitt, John Morris & Barnett Ramsey Sr.1 
Death*before 1727He died before 1727 at Worcester Co, MD. It was in this year that Joshua Merrill sold the land he fell heir to by the death of his brother Argalus.2 

Citations

  1. [S2166] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Worcester County, MD, Wils Book MH3, 1666-1742, p. 9 (will of William Merrill, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 453 (#6 Joshua Merrill).

William (of Wm I) Merrill1

M, b. circa 1673, d. between 1749 and 1750
FatherWilliam Merrill I1 b. c 1645, d. 7 Oct 1710
MotherElizabeth (-----)1 b. c 1655
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1673William (of Wm I) Merrill was born circa 1673 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Will - Father's*23 January 1709William was named in his father's will on 23 January 1709 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will William Merrill gave to daughter Mary Baker, 50 acres of land where she now lives, the land to go after her death to her son William Baker. To son William Merrill 200 acres where he now lives (land to pass to Thomas if William dies without issue). To son Thomas 100 acres on the other side of Monatocks Branch (to son John, if no issue). To son John 200 acres on the south side of Nanticoke River, adjacent Lewis Jones' plantation. To son Francis 200 acres, part of tract given to John. To son Argalus 45 acres (to son Joshua if no issue). To wife Elizabeth on half of dwelling plantation for life, then to son Esau. He also named sons Esau, Jacob, Joshua and Joseph (in that order) and daughters Elizabeth, Perthnie and Comfort. Extrs were to be wife Elizabeth and Robert Mills. Witt: Robert Pitt, John Morris & Barnett Ramsey Sr.1 
Marriage*circa 1730He married Rachel 'Rebecca' Benston circa 1730 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Death*between 1749 and 1750William (of Wm I) Merrill died between 1749 and 1750 at Worcester Co, MD.2 

Family

Rachel 'Rebecca' Benston b. c 1709

Citations

  1. [S2166] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Worcester County, MD, Wils Book MH3, 1666-1742, p. 9 (will of William Merrill, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S2832] Rob Hall, Ancestors of Sarah Merrill.

Rachel 'Rebecca' Benston1

F, b. circa 1709
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1709Rachel 'Rebecca' Benston was born circa 1709 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1730She married William (of Wm I) Merrill, son of William Merrill I and Elizabeth (-----), circa 1730 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1730 As of circa 1730,her married name was Merrill. 

Family

William (of Wm I) Merrill b. c 1673, d. bt 1749 - 1750

Citations

  1. [S2832] Rob Hall, Ancestors of Sarah Merrill.

Joseph (of Wm I) Merrill1

M, b. circa 1698, d. 1783
FatherWilliam Merrill I1 b. c 1645, d. 7 Oct 1710
MotherElizabeth (-----)1 b. c 1655
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1698Joseph (of Wm I) Merrill was born circa 1698 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*23 January 1709Joseph was named in his father's will on 23 January 1709 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will William Merrill gave to daughter Mary Baker, 50 acres of land where she now lives, the land to go after her death to her son William Baker. To son William Merrill 200 acres where he now lives (land to pass to Thomas if William dies without issue). To son Thomas 100 acres on the other side of Monatocks Branch (to son John, if no issue). To son John 200 acres on the south side of Nanticoke River, adjacent Lewis Jones' plantation. To son Francis 200 acres, part of tract given to John. To son Argalus 45 acres (to son Joshua if no issue). To wife Elizabeth on half of dwelling plantation for life, then to son Esau. He also named sons Esau, Jacob, Joshua and Joseph (in that order) and daughters Elizabeth, Perthnie and Comfort. Extrs were to be wife Elizabeth and Robert Mills. Witt: Robert Pitt, John Morris & Barnett Ramsey Sr.1 
Marriage*circa 1735He married Elizabeth Holland, daughter of Nehemiah Holland I and Elizabeth Aydelotte, circa 1735 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Death*1783Joseph (of Wm I) Merrill died in 1783 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Family

Elizabeth Holland b. c 1717, d. Dec 1784

Citations

  1. [S2166] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Worcester County, MD, Wils Book MH3, 1666-1742, p. 9 (will of William Merrill, wife Elizabeth).

Francis (of Wm I) Merrill1

M, b. circa 1684
FatherWilliam Merrill I1 b. c 1645, d. 7 Oct 1710
MotherElizabeth (-----)1 b. c 1655
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1684Francis (of Wm I) Merrill was born circa 1684 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*23 January 1709Francis was named in his father's will on 23 January 1709 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will William Merrill gave to daughter Mary Baker, 50 acres of land where she now lives, the land to go after her death to her son William Baker. To son William Merrill 200 acres where he now lives (land to pass to Thomas if William dies without issue). To son Thomas 100 acres on the other side of Monatocks Branch (to son John, if no issue). To son John 200 acres on the south side of Nanticoke River, adjacent Lewis Jones' plantation. To son Francis 200 acres, part of tract given to John. To son Argalus 45 acres (to son Joshua if no issue). To wife Elizabeth on half of dwelling plantation for life, then to son Esau. He also named sons Esau, Jacob, Joshua and Joseph (in that order) and daughters Elizabeth, Perthnie and Comfort. Extrs were to be wife Elizabeth and Robert Mills. Witt: Robert Pitt, John Morris & Barnett Ramsey Sr.1 

Citations

  1. [S2166] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Worcester County, MD, Wils Book MH3, 1666-1742, p. 9 (will of William Merrill, wife Elizabeth).

Jacob (of Wm I) Merrill1

M, b. circa 1688
FatherWilliam Merrill I1 b. c 1645, d. 7 Oct 1710
MotherElizabeth (-----)1 b. c 1655
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1688Jacob (of Wm I) Merrill was born circa 1688 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*23 January 1709Jacob was named in his father's will on 23 January 1709 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will William Merrill gave to daughter Mary Baker, 50 acres of land where she now lives, the land to go after her death to her son William Baker. To son William Merrill 200 acres where he now lives (land to pass to Thomas if William dies without issue). To son Thomas 100 acres on the other side of Monatocks Branch (to son John, if no issue). To son John 200 acres on the south side of Nanticoke River, adjacent Lewis Jones' plantation. To son Francis 200 acres, part of tract given to John. To son Argalus 45 acres (to son Joshua if no issue). To wife Elizabeth on half of dwelling plantation for life, then to son Esau. He also named sons Esau, Jacob, Joshua and Joseph (in that order) and daughters Elizabeth, Perthnie and Comfort. Extrs were to be wife Elizabeth and Robert Mills. Witt: Robert Pitt, John Morris & Barnett Ramsey Sr.1 

Citations

  1. [S2166] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Worcester County, MD, Wils Book MH3, 1666-1742, p. 9 (will of William Merrill, wife Elizabeth).

Elizabeth (of Wm I) Merrill1

F, b. circa 1693
FatherWilliam Merrill I1 b. c 1645, d. 7 Oct 1710
MotherElizabeth (-----)1 b. c 1655
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1693Elizabeth (of Wm I) Merrill was born circa 1693 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*23 January 1709Elizabeth was named in her father's will on 23 January 1709 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will William Merrill gave to daughter Mary Baker, 50 acres of land where she now lives, the land to go after her death to her son William Baker. To son William Merrill 200 acres where he now lives (land to pass to Thomas if William dies without issue). To son Thomas 100 acres on the other side of Monatocks Branch (to son John, if no issue). To son John 200 acres on the south side of Nanticoke River, adjacent Lewis Jones' plantation. To son Francis 200 acres, part of tract given to John. To son Argalus 45 acres (to son Joshua if no issue). To wife Elizabeth on half of dwelling plantation for life, then to son Esau. He also named sons Esau, Jacob, Joshua and Joseph (in that order) and daughters Elizabeth, Perthnie and Comfort. Extrs were to be wife Elizabeth and Robert Mills. Witt: Robert Pitt, John Morris & Barnett Ramsey Sr.1 

Citations

  1. [S2166] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Worcester County, MD, Wils Book MH3, 1666-1742, p. 9 (will of William Merrill, wife Elizabeth).

Mary Pryor1

F, b. circa 1700
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1700Mary Pryor was born circa 1700 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*between November 1719 and August 1723She married Joshua (of Wm I) Merrill, son of William Merrill I and Elizabeth (-----), between November 1719 and August 1723 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Married Namebetween November 1719 and August 1723 As of between November 1719 and August 1723,her married name was Merrill. 
Will - Witnessed*9 January 1743/44Mary witnessed a will on 9 January 1743/44 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that Joshua Merrill and his wife Mary witnessed the will of John Henderson Sr.1 

Family

Joshua (of Wm I) Merrill b. c 1695, d. b 25 Apr 1767

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 453 (#6 Joshua Merrill).

William (of Joshua) Merrill1

M, b. circa 1746, d. before 15 December 1796
FatherJoshua (of Wm I) Merrill1 b. c 1695, d. b 25 Apr 1767
MotherMary Winslow1 b. c 1729
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1746William (of Joshua) Merrill was born circa 1746 at Worcester Co, MD.1,2 
Will - Father's*9 April 1767William was named in his father's will on 9 April 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Joshua Merrill gave to wife Mary the use and benefit of all lands as described & one-third of his estate. To son Joshua plantation where I now live and all my tract of land called Security except 5 acres which I give to James Henderson. To 3 youngest daughters Nancy, Elinor and Ann personalty. To son William all my land on east side of Merrills Addition Enlarged, all lands lying between Thomas Tilors and his brother Joshua's land, £15 cash and personalty. To daughters Sarah and Betty personalty. To children William, Sarah, Betty, Leah, Nancy, Elinor, Joshua and Ann the remaing two-thirds of my estate. Extr. Mary Merrill. Witt: Jacob Boston, Thomas Marshall, Elijah Jarman (Jarman had moved out of the county by this time).2 
Death*before 15 December 1796He died before 15 December 1796 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 453 (#6 Joshua Merrill).
  2. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 48 (will of Joshua Merrill, wife Mary).

Nancy (of Joshua) Merrill1

F, b. 1 July 1754
FatherJoshua (of Wm I) Merrill1 b. c 1695, d. b 25 Apr 1767
MotherMary Winslow1 b. c 1729
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*1 July 1754Nancy (of Joshua) Merrill was born on 1 July 1754 at Worcester Co, MD. She was baptized in Coventry Parish, Somerset Co, which was across the river from Worcester Co.1 
Will - Father's*9 April 1767Nancy was named in her father's will on 9 April 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Joshua Merrill gave to wife Mary the use and benefit of all lands as described & one-third of his estate. To son Joshua plantation where I now live and all my tract of land called Security except 5 acres which I give to James Henderson. To 3 youngest daughters Nancy, Elinor and Ann personalty. To son William all my land on east side of Merrills Addition Enlarged, all lands lying between Thomas Tilors and his brother Joshua's land, £15 cash and personalty. To daughters Sarah and Betty personalty. To children William, Sarah, Betty, Leah, Nancy, Elinor, Joshua and Ann the remaing two-thirds of my estate. Extr. Mary Merrill. Witt: Jacob Boston, Thomas Marshall, Elijah Jarman (Jarman had moved out of the county by this time).2 
Marriage*circa 1775She married William Wood circa 1775.1 
Married Namecirca 1775 As of circa 1775,her married name was Wood. 

Family

William Wood b. c 1750

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 453 (#6 Joshua Merrill).
  2. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 48 (will of Joshua Merrill, wife Mary).

William Wood1

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1750William Wood was born circa 1750.1 
Marriage*circa 1775He married Nancy (of Joshua) Merrill, daughter of Joshua (of Wm I) Merrill and Mary Winslow, circa 1775.1 

Family

Nancy (of Joshua) Merrill b. 1 Jul 1754

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 453 (#6 Joshua Merrill).

Leah (of Joshua) Merrill1

F, b. circa 1752
FatherJoshua (of Wm I) Merrill1 b. c 1695, d. b 25 Apr 1767
MotherMary Winslow1 b. c 1729
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1752Leah (of Joshua) Merrill was born circa 1752 at Worcester Co, MD.1,2 
Will - Father's*9 April 1767Leah was named in her father's will on 9 April 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Joshua Merrill gave to wife Mary the use and benefit of all lands as described & one-third of his estate. To son Joshua plantation where I now live and all my tract of land called Security except 5 acres which I give to James Henderson. To 3 youngest daughters Nancy, Elinor and Ann personalty. To son William all my land on east side of Merrills Addition Enlarged, all lands lying between Thomas Tilors and his brother Joshua's land, £15 cash and personalty. To daughters Sarah and Betty personalty. To children William, Sarah, Betty, Leah, Nancy, Elinor, Joshua and Ann the remaing two-thirds of my estate. Extr. Mary Merrill. Witt: Jacob Boston, Thomas Marshall, Elijah Jarman (Jarman had moved out of the county by this time).2 
Marriage*circa 1775She married Esau Boston, son of Jacob Boston and Eleanor 'Nelly' Benston, circa 1775 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1775 As of circa 1775,her married name was Boston. 

Family

Esau Boston b. c 1752, d. 5 Feb 1846

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 453 (#6 Joshua Merrill).
  2. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 48 (will of Joshua Merrill, wife Mary).

Esau Boston1

M, b. circa 1752, d. 5 February 1846
FatherJacob Boston2 b. 1722, d. b 5 Dec 1788
MotherEleanor 'Nelly' Benston2 b. c 1730, d. c 1782
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1752Esau Boston was born circa 1752 at Somerset Co, MD.1,3 
Marriage*circa 1775He married Leah (of Joshua) Merrill, daughter of Joshua (of Wm I) Merrill and Mary Winslow, circa 1775 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Death*5 February 1846Esau Boston died on 5 February 1846 at Worcester Co, MD.3 

Family

Leah (of Joshua) Merrill b. c 1752

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 453 (#6 Joshua Merrill).
  2. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 24 (#17 Jacob Boston).
  3. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 25 (#17 Jacob Boston).

Joshua (of Joshua) Merrill Jr.1

M, b. circa 1760, d. before 1790
FatherJoshua (of Wm I) Merrill1 b. c 1695, d. b 25 Apr 1767
MotherMary Winslow1 b. c 1729
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1760Joshua (of Joshua) Merrill Jr. was born circa 1760 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*9 April 1767Joshua was named in his father's will on 9 April 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Joshua Merrill gave to wife Mary the use and benefit of all lands as described & one-third of his estate. To son Joshua plantation where I now live and all my tract of land called Security except 5 acres which I give to James Henderson. To 3 youngest daughters Nancy, Elinor and Ann personalty. To son William all my land on east side of Merrills Addition Enlarged, all lands lying between Thomas Tilors and his brother Joshua's land, £15 cash and personalty. To daughters Sarah and Betty personalty. To children William, Sarah, Betty, Leah, Nancy, Elinor, Joshua and Ann the remaing two-thirds of my estate. Extr. Mary Merrill. Witt: Jacob Boston, Thomas Marshall, Elijah Jarman (Jarman had moved out of the county by this time).2 
Death*before 1790He died before 1790 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 453 (#6 Joshua Merrill).
  2. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 48 (will of Joshua Merrill, wife Mary).

Ann (of Joshua) Merrill1

F, b. circa 1762
FatherJoshua (of Wm I) Merrill1 b. c 1695, d. b 25 Apr 1767
MotherMary Winslow1 b. c 1729
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1762Ann (of Joshua) Merrill was born circa 1762 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*9 April 1767Ann was named in her father's will on 9 April 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Joshua Merrill gave to wife Mary the use and benefit of all lands as described & one-third of his estate. To son Joshua plantation where I now live and all my tract of land called Security except 5 acres which I give to James Henderson. To 3 youngest daughters Nancy, Elinor and Ann personalty. To son William all my land on east side of Merrills Addition Enlarged, all lands lying between Thomas Tilors and his brother Joshua's land, £15 cash and personalty. To daughters Sarah and Betty personalty. To children William, Sarah, Betty, Leah, Nancy, Elinor, Joshua and Ann the remaing two-thirds of my estate. Extr. Mary Merrill. Witt: Jacob Boston, Thomas Marshall, Elijah Jarman (Jarman had moved out of the county by this time).2 
Marriage*circa 1780She married (-----) Adams circa 1780.1 
Married Namecirca 1780 As of circa 1780,her married name was Adams. 

Family

(-----) Adams b. c 1760

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 453 (#6 Joshua Merrill).
  2. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 48 (will of Joshua Merrill, wife Mary).

(-----) Adams1

M, b. circa 1760
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1760(-----) Adams was born circa 1760.1 
Marriage*circa 1780He married Ann (of Joshua) Merrill, daughter of Joshua (of Wm I) Merrill and Mary Winslow, circa 1780.1 

Family

Ann (of Joshua) Merrill b. c 1762

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 453 (#6 Joshua Merrill).

Mary Merrill1

F, b. circa 1767
FatherJoshua (of Wm I) Merrill1 b. c 1695, d. b 25 Apr 1767
MotherMary Winslow1 b. c 1729
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1767Mary Merrill was born circa 1767 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1790She married (-----) Layfield circa 1790 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1790 As of circa 1790,her married name was Layfield. 

Family

(-----) Layfield b. c 1760

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 453 (#6 Joshua Merrill).

(-----) Layfield1

M, b. circa 1760
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1760(-----) Layfield was born circa 1760.1 
Marriage*circa 1790He married Mary Merrill, daughter of Joshua (of Wm I) Merrill and Mary Winslow, circa 1790 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Family

Mary Merrill b. c 1767

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 453 (#6 Joshua Merrill).

Elizabeth (-----)1

F, b. circa 1680
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1680Elizabeth (-----) was born circa 1680.1 
Marriage*circa 1702She married John (of Miles) Gray Sr., son of Miles Gray and Ann Francis, circa 1702 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1702 As of circa 1702,her married name was Gray. 
Will - Husb's*6 January 1730Elizabeth was named in her husband's will on 6 January 1730 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John Gray Sr. gave to son John tract Come by Chance. To son William, Extr, plantation Killmenum & Derry. To daughter Margaret tract Patirick's Folly. To wife (unnamed) land. To 3 daughters Sarah, Margaret and Rebecca. Witt: William Steward & Katharine Steward.1,2 
Est Settm't Husb's*20 July 1734She was named in her husband's estate settlement on 20 July 1734 at Somerset Co, MD. The estate of John Gray Sr., dec'd, (now valued at £121.15.7) was admin. by William Gray. Children of the dec'd were listed as John Jr., William, Sarah, Margarett and Rebecca Gray. Payments were made to Elizabeth (widow, her 1/3), James Allison for his wife's porton, William Owens for his wife's porton, Edward Smith for his wife's portion and William Gray (accountant). Also mentioned Margarett Smith (daughter) and Elin Gray (no relationship stated).1 

Family

John (of Miles) Gray Sr. b. 1669, d. b 18 Jun 1732
Children 1.William (of Jno of Miles) Gray+2 b. c 1706, d. b 26 Jan 1743/44
 2.Sarah (of Jno of Miles) Gray2 b. c 1708
 3.Margaret (of Jno of Miles) Gray+2 b. c 1710, d. b 29 Jun 1773
 4.Rebecca (of Jno of Miles) Gray2 b. c 1712

Citations

  1. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 124 (Miles Gray Family).
  2. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 34 (will of John Gray Sr.).

John (of Jno of Miles) Gray Jr.1

M, b. circa 1690, d. before 26 January 1748/49
FatherJohn (of Miles) Gray Sr.1 b. 1669, d. b 18 Jun 1732
MotherBethula (-----)1 b. c 1670
Last Edited27 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1690John (of Jno of Miles) Gray Jr. was born circa 1690 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1710He married Jean/Jane (-----) circa 1710 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Land acquired*4 July 1719John (of Jno of Miles) Gray Jr. acquired land on 4 July 1719 at tract Goldsmith's Delight, Somerset Co, MD. John Goldsmith and wife Catherine of Somerset Co, MD, conveyed 100 acre part of tract Illchester and Goldsmith's Delight to John Gray Jr.3 
Tax list*between 1730 and 1740He was on the tax list between 1730 and 1740 at Somerset Co, MD. Tax lists of Somerset Co, MD show John Gray Jr. as head of household in Manokin Hundred. Living in the same household are the following persons: Thomas Gray (1733-1734); slave Hannah (1730-1740). In 1730 John Gray Jr lived next door to John Gray Sr. In 1731 he lived next door to William Furniss. In 1736 John Gray lived next door to William Gray, Richard Murrah, and Thomas Goldsmith. In 1739-1740 John Gray, James Gray, and slaves Hanah and Ned were listed together in the same household.3 
Will - Father's*6 January 1730John was named in his father's will on 6 January 1730 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John Gray Sr. gave to son John tract Come by Chance. To son William, Extr, plantation Killmenum & Derry. To daughter Margaret tract Patirick's Folly. To wife (unnamed) land. To 3 daughters Sarah, Margaret and Rebecca. Witt: William Steward & Katharine Steward.1 
Est Settm't Father's*25 June 1732He was named in the settlement of his father's estate on 25 June 1732 at Somerset Co, MD. The estate of John Gray, dec'd, was appraised at £111.13.6 and approved on 23 July 1733 by William Gray, Extr. Next of kin were listed as John Gray and Margit Smith.4 
Est Settm't Father's20 July 1734He was named in the settlement of his father's estate on 20 July 1734 at Somerset Co, MD. The estate of John Gray Sr., dec'd, (now valued at £121.15.7) was admin. by William Gray. Children of the dec'd were listed as John Jr., William, Sarah, Margarett and Rebecca Gray. Payments were made to Elizabeth (widow, her 1/3), James Allison for his wife's porton, William Owens for his wife's porton, Edward Smith for his wife's portion and William Gray (accountant). Also mentioned Margarett Smith (daughter) and Elin Gray (no relationship stated).4 
Will - Son-in-law's*23 April 1743John was named in his son-in-law's will on 23 April 1743 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John McGrain gave to wife Elin (Extr) land. Witt: James Gray, Janet Gray & John Gray.5 
Est settm't Soninlaw*4 August 1744He was named in the settlement of his son-in-law's estate on 4 August 1744 at Somerset Co, MD. The estate of John McGain was appraised at £162.7.3 and surities for Elin McGrain, Extr., were John Gray and Jackes Gray.6 
Will*25 December 1748John made a will on 25 December 1748 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John Gray gave to son Allen, two tracts where I now live. To son James, within 3 months after my deceases shall make over to my son Allen as to rights to the plantation where he now lives; if he refuses to do so, then I give my dwelling plantation to my son Allen. To daughter Elin McGrain tract where she now lives. To wife Jean (Extr) my dwelling plantation. To daughter Jennett Gray 1/3 of my personal estate. To grandson John Gray, son of Allen, my clothing. To Robert King Sr., David Wilson, Nehemiah King, Henry Waggaman and Ephraim Wilson personalty. Witt: John Anderson, John Givens & John McGlamary.6,2 
Death*before 26 January 1748/49He died before 26 January 1748/49 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was proved.2,6 

Family

Jean/Jane (-----) b. c 1690
Marriage*circa 1710He married Jean/Jane (-----) circa 1710 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Children 1.Allen (of Jno of Jno) Gray+2 b. c 1710
 2.James (of Jno of Jno) Gray2 b. c 1720
 3.Elin (of Jno of Jno) Gray2 b. c 1722
 4.Jennett (of Jno of Jno) Gray2 b. c 1724

Citations

  1. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 34 (will of John Gray Sr.).
  2. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 68 (will of John Gray, wife Jean).
  3. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 125 (Miles Gray Family).
  4. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 124 (Miles Gray Family).
  5. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 56 (wil of John McGrain, wife Elin).
  6. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 126 (Miles Gray Family).

William (of Jno of Miles) Gray1

M, b. circa 1706, d. before 26 January 1743/44
FatherJohn (of Miles) Gray Sr.1 b. 1669, d. b 18 Jun 1732
MotherElizabeth (-----)1 b. c 1680
Last Edited26 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1706William (of Jno of Miles) Gray was born circa 1706 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1730He married Sarah (-----) circa 1730 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Will - Father's*6 January 1730William was named in his father's will on 6 January 1730 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John Gray Sr. gave to son John tract Come by Chance. To son William, Extr, plantation Killmenum & Derry. To daughter Margaret tract Patirick's Folly. To wife (unnamed) land. To 3 daughters Sarah, Margaret and Rebecca. Witt: William Steward & Katharine Steward.1 
Est Settm't Father's*25 June 1732He was named in the settlement of his father's estate on 25 June 1732 at Somerset Co, MD. The estate of John Gray, dec'd, was appraised at £111.13.6 and approved on 23 July 1733 by William Gray, Extr. Next of kin were listed as John Gray and Margit Smith.3 
Est Settm't Father's*20 July 1734He was named in the settlement of his father's estate on 20 July 1734 at Somerset Co, MD. The estate of John Gray Sr., dec'd, (now valued at £121.15.7) was admin. by William Gray. Children of the dec'd were listed as John Jr., William, Sarah, Margarett and Rebecca Gray. Payments were made to Elizabeth (widow, her 1/3), James Allison for his wife's porton, William Owens for his wife's porton, Edward Smith for his wife's portion and William Gray (accountant). Also mentioned Margarett Smith (daughter) and Elin Gray (no relationship stated).3 
Will*24 November 1743William made a will on 24 November 1743 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will William Gray gave to son William (Extr) tract Derry containing 77 acres. To son Samuel tract dwelling plantation Killmenum, 150 acres and to be taught from his estate through the 5 rules. Wife Sarah Extr. Witt: Hannah Gouldsmith, Thomas Gouldsmith & John Gray.2,4 
Death*before 26 January 1743/44He died before 26 January 1743/44 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was proved.2 
Est App*18 August 1744He's estate was appraised on 18 August 1744 at Somerset Co, MD. The estate of William Gray of Somerset Co, MD, was appraised at $218,8.11 and approved on 23 Aug 1744 by Sarah Gray Extr. Next of kin were John Gray and William Gray.4 

Family

Sarah (-----) b. c 1710
Marriage*circa 1730He married Sarah (-----) circa 1730 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Children 1.William (of Wm of Jno) Gray+2 b. c 1732, d. b 20 Nov 1760
 2.Samuel (of Wm of Jno) Gray2 b. c 1734

Citations

  1. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 34 (will of John Gray Sr.).
  2. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 56 (will of William Gray, wife Sarah).
  3. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 124 (Miles Gray Family).
  4. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 126 (Miles Gray Family).

Margaret (of Jno of Miles) Gray1

F, b. circa 1710, d. before 29 June 1773
FatherJohn (of Miles) Gray Sr.1 b. 1669, d. b 18 Jun 1732
MotherElizabeth (-----)1 b. c 1680
Last Edited29 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1710Margaret (of Jno of Miles) Gray was born circa 1710 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*6 January 1730/31Margaret was named in her father's will on 6 January 1730/31 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John Gray Sr. gave to son John tract Come by Chance. To son William, Extr, plantation Killmenum & Derry. To daughter Margaret tract Patirick's Folly. To wife (unnamed) land. To 3 daughters Sarah, Margaret and Rebecca. Witt: William Steward & Katharine Steward.1 
Marriage*circa 1731She married Edward (of Thos) Smith, son of Thomas Smith and Jeanette Wallace, circa 1731 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Married Namecirca 1731 As of circa 1731,her married name was Smith. 
Est Settm't Father's*25 June 1732Margaret (of Jno of Miles) Gray was named in the settlement of her father's estate on 25 June 1732 at Somerset Co, MD. The estate of John Gray, dec'd, was appraised at £111.13.6 and approved on 23 July 1733 by William Gray, Extr. Next of kin were listed as John Gray and Margit Smith.2 
Est Settm't Father's*20 July 1734She was named in the settlement of her father's estate on 20 July 1734 at Somerset Co, MD. The estate of John Gray Sr., dec'd, (now valued at £121.15.7) was admin. by William Gray. Children of the dec'd were listed as John Jr., William, Sarah, Margarett and Rebecca Gray. Payments were made to Elizabeth (widow, her 1/3), James Allison for his wife's porton, William Owens for his wife's porton, Edward Smith for his wife's portion and William Gray (accountant). Also mentioned Margarett Smith (daughter) and Elin Gray (no relationship stated).2 
Will*24 January 1772Margaret made a will on 24 January 1772 at Somerset Co, MD. In her will Margaret Smith gave to grandson Edward Smith (Extr) all lands, dwelling plantation, lands and named him Extr. To granddaughter Rebeccah Smith. To son William Smith 1 shilling. Witt: Stephen Mitchell, John Puzey & Mary Mitchell Jr. (NOTE: Ed Wright shows the land she gave grandson Edward Smith was probably the tract Patrick's Folly that she inherited in her father's will.)3,4 
Death*before 29 June 1773She died before 29 June 1773 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that her will was proved.3 

Family

Edward (of Thos) Smith b. c 1695
Marriage*circa 1731She married Edward (of Thos) Smith, son of Thomas Smith and Jeanette Wallace, circa 1731 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Child 1.William Smith+5 b. c 1732, d. 1774

Citations

  1. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 34 (will of John Gray Sr.).
  2. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 124 (Miles Gray Family).
  3. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 127 (Miles Gray Family).
  4. [S2152] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book 1750-1772, p. 49 (will of Margaret Smith).
  5. [S2833] Rob Hall, Ancestors of Samuel Smith Sr.

Sarah (of Jno of Miles) Gray1

F, b. circa 1708
FatherJohn (of Miles) Gray Sr.1 b. 1669, d. b 18 Jun 1732
MotherElizabeth (-----)1 b. c 1680
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1708Sarah (of Jno of Miles) Gray was born circa 1708 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*6 January 1730Sarah was named in her father's will on 6 January 1730 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John Gray Sr. gave to son John tract Come by Chance. To son William, Extr, plantation Killmenum & Derry. To daughter Margaret tract Patirick's Folly. To wife (unnamed) land. To 3 daughters Sarah, Margaret and Rebecca. Witt: William Steward & Katharine Steward.1 
Est Settm't Father's*20 July 1734She was named in the settlement of her father's estate on 20 July 1734 at Somerset Co, MD. The estate of John Gray Sr., dec'd, (now valued at £121.15.7) was admin. by William Gray. Children of the dec'd were listed as John Jr., William, Sarah, Margarett and Rebecca Gray. Payments were made to Elizabeth (widow, her 1/3), James Allison for his wife's porton, William Owens for his wife's porton, Edward Smith for his wife's portion and William Gray (accountant). Also mentioned Margarett Smith (daughter) and Elin Gray (no relationship stated).2 

Citations

  1. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 34 (will of John Gray Sr.).
  2. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 124 (Miles Gray Family).

Rebecca (of Jno of Miles) Gray1

F, b. circa 1712
FatherJohn (of Miles) Gray Sr.1 b. 1669, d. b 18 Jun 1732
MotherElizabeth (-----)1 b. c 1680
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1712Rebecca (of Jno of Miles) Gray was born circa 1712 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*6 January 1730Rebecca was named in her father's will on 6 January 1730 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John Gray Sr. gave to son John tract Come by Chance. To son William, Extr, plantation Killmenum & Derry. To daughter Margaret tract Patirick's Folly. To wife (unnamed) land. To 3 daughters Sarah, Margaret and Rebecca. Witt: William Steward & Katharine Steward.1 
Est Settm't Father's*20 July 1734She was named in the settlement of her father's estate on 20 July 1734 at Somerset Co, MD. The estate of John Gray Sr., dec'd, (now valued at £121.15.7) was admin. by William Gray. Children of the dec'd were listed as John Jr., William, Sarah, Margarett and Rebecca Gray. Payments were made to Elizabeth (widow, her 1/3), James Allison for his wife's porton, William Owens for his wife's porton, Edward Smith for his wife's portion and William Gray (accountant). Also mentioned Margarett Smith (daughter) and Elin Gray (no relationship stated).2 

Citations

  1. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 34 (will of John Gray Sr.).
  2. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 124 (Miles Gray Family).

Edward (of Thos) Smith1

M, b. circa 1695
FatherThomas Smith2 b. c 1647, d. b 20 Sep 1697
MotherJeanette Wallace2 b. c 1652, d. a 13 Mar 1716
Last Edited29 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1695Edward (of Thos) Smith was born circa 1695 at Somerset Co, MD.3,2 
Will - Brother's*13 March 1716Edward was named in his brother's will on 13 March 1716 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John Smith gave to wife Marion (Extr) a plantation. Mentions Thomas, son of brother Robert. To mother (unnamed). To brother Edward. To brothers Robert and William. To Isaac, son of Robert Stitt. Witt: John Browne, John Gray & Robert Stitt.4 
Marriage*circa 1731He married Margaret (of Jno of Miles) Gray, daughter of John (of Miles) Gray Sr. and Elizabeth (-----), circa 1731 at Somerset Co, MD.3 
Est Settm't F-in-law*20 July 1734Edward (of Thos) Smith was named in the settlement of his father-in-law's estate on 20 July 1734 at Somerset Co, MD. The estate of John Gray Sr., dec'd, (now valued at £121.15.7) was admin. by William Gray. Children of the dec'd were listed as John Jr., William, Sarah, Margarett and Rebecca Gray. Payments were made to Elizabeth (widow, her 1/3), James Allison for his wife's porton, William Owens for his wife's porton, Edward Smith for his wife's portion and William Gray (accountant). Also mentioned Margarett Smith (daughter) and Elin Gray (no relationship stated).3 

Family

Margaret (of Jno of Miles) Gray b. c 1710, d. b 29 Jun 1773
Child 1.William Smith+2 b. c 1732, d. 1774

Citations

  1. [S2081] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County Wills 1770-1777 & 1675-1710 (Liber EB 5), p. 24 (will of Thomas Smith, wife Jenet).
  2. [S2833] Rob Hall, Ancestors of Samuel Smith Sr.
  3. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 124 (Miles Gray Family).
  4. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 13 (will of John Smith, wife Marion).

John Gray

M, b. circa 1657
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1657John Gray was born circa 1657. 
Biography*April 1675Jno. Grey, aged 18 and a servent of William Brittingham, was named in Apr 1675 in Acc Co Wills, 1673-1676, p. 263, which would put his birth circa 1657. 

(-----) (-----)1

F, b. circa 1670
Last Edited24 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1670(-----) (-----) was born circa 1670.1 
Marriage*circa 1690She married Miles Gray circa 1690 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1690 As of circa 1690,her married name was Gray. 
Will - Husb's*20 September 1717(-----) was named in her husband's will on 20 September 1717 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will Miles Gray gave son-in-law William Turpin tracts Furnis' Choice and Reach. He gave his son John Turpin tract Flint. To godson John Leach tracts Ell and Hammock. He named a wife (unnamed) and made her Extr. To grandchild Sarah Beauchamp. To Mary Turpin and Sarah Coventon. To son John Gray. Witt: Lazarus Maddux, John Fountain, George Bosman & Alexander Maddux.1 

Family

Miles Gray b. 1638, d. b 21 Nov 1717

Citations

  1. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 15 (will of Miles Gray).

Whitty McClemmy1

M, b. circa 1728
FatherWilliam McClemmy1 b. c 1700, d. b 11 Dec 1750
Mother(-----) (d/o Wm) Turpin1 b. c 1706, d. b 27 May 1755
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1728Whitty McClemmy was born circa 1728 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*25 September 1750Whitty was named in his father's will on 25 September 1750 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will William McClemmy gave to son Whitty (Extr) dwelling plantation where I live and if no heir to my son William. To son Samuel (under 21). To daughters Elizabeth King and Sarah Sasser. Witt: Joseph Gillis, William Jones, Benjamin Sasser and John Jones.1 

Citations

  1. [S2152] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book 1750-1772, p. 1 (will of William McClemmy).

William McClemmy1

M, b. circa 1730
FatherWilliam McClemmy1 b. c 1700, d. b 11 Dec 1750
Mother(-----) (d/o Wm) Turpin1 b. c 1706, d. b 27 May 1755
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1730William McClemmy was born circa 1730 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*25 September 1750William was named in his father's will on 25 September 1750 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will William McClemmy gave to son Whitty (Extr) dwelling plantation where I live and if no heir to my son William. To son Samuel (under 21). To daughters Elizabeth King and Sarah Sasser. Witt: Joseph Gillis, William Jones, Benjamin Sasser and John Jones.1 

Citations

  1. [S2152] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book 1750-1772, p. 1 (will of William McClemmy).

Samuel McClemmy1

M, b. circa 1732
FatherWilliam McClemmy1 b. c 1700, d. b 11 Dec 1750
Mother(-----) (d/o Wm) Turpin1 b. c 1706, d. b 27 May 1755
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1732Samuel McClemmy was born circa 1732 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*25 September 1750Samuel was named in his father's will on 25 September 1750 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will William McClemmy gave to son Whitty (Extr) dwelling plantation where I live and if no heir to my son William. To son Samuel (under 21). To daughters Elizabeth King and Sarah Sasser. Witt: Joseph Gillis, William Jones, Benjamin Sasser and John Jones.1 

Citations

  1. [S2152] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book 1750-1772, p. 1 (will of William McClemmy).

Sarah McClemmy1

F, b. circa 1724
FatherWilliam McClemmy1 b. c 1700, d. b 11 Dec 1750
Mother(-----) (d/o Wm) Turpin1 b. c 1706, d. b 27 May 1755
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1724Sarah McClemmy was born circa 1724 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1748She married Benjamin Sasser, son of William Sasser and Alice Waller, circa 1748 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1748 As of circa 1748,her married name was Sasser. 
Will - Father's*25 September 1750Sarah was named in her father's will on 25 September 1750 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will William McClemmy gave to son Whitty (Extr) dwelling plantation where I live and if no heir to my son William. To son Samuel (under 21). To daughters Elizabeth King and Sarah Sasser. Witt: Joseph Gillis, William Jones, Benjamin Sasser and John Jones.1 

Family

Benjamin Sasser b. c 1722

Citations

  1. [S2152] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book 1750-1772, p. 1 (will of William McClemmy).

William Turpin

M, b. circa 1680, d. before 8 November 1755
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1680William Turpin was born circa 1680 at Somerset Co, MD. 
Marriagecirca 1705He married (-----) (d/o Miles) Gray, daughter of Miles Gray and Ann Francis, circa 1705. 
Will - Father-in-law*20 September 1717William was named in his father-in-law's will on 20 September 1717 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will Miles Gray gave son-in-law William Turpin tracts Furnis' Choice and Reach. He gave his son John Turpin tract Flint. To godson John Leach tracts Ell and Hammock. He named a wife (unnamed) and made her Extr. To grandchild Sarah Beauchamp. To Mary Turpin and Sarah Coventon. To son John Gray. Witt: Lazarus Maddux, John Fountain, George Bosman & Alexander Maddux.1 
Will*27 May 1755William made a will on 27 May 1755 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will William Turpin gave to son William. To granddaughters Sarah King, Elizabeth King, Elizabeth Turpin and Sarah Turpin. To grandsons and granddaughters, children of William McClemmy dec'd. To son Whitty, land bought of Barnaby Willis and to be Extr. Witt: William Fountain, Barnaby Willis and John Waters.2 
Death*before 8 November 1755He died before 8 November 1755 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was proved.2 
Deed named in*11 May 1756He was named in a deed in on 11 May 1756 at Somerset Co, MD. Solomon Gray, eldest son of Thomas Gray, who was the eldest son of John Gray, who was the eldest son of Miles Gray of Accomack Co, VA, conveyed tract Furniss' Choice to Whitty Turpin (that Miles Gray devised two tracts Furniss' Choice and Poyke to William Turpin for life and who lately died, and now possessed by Solomon Gray.)3 

Family

(-----) (d/o Miles) Gray b. c 1685, d. b 20 Sep 1717
Children 1.(-----) (d/o Wm) Turpin+2 b. c 1706, d. b 27 May 1755
 2.William (of Wm) Turpin+2 b. 6 Jan 1706/7, d. b 28 Sep 1771
 3.John (of Wm) Turpin2 b. c 1710
 4.Whitty (of Wm) Turpin2 b. c 1720

Citations

  1. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 15 (will of Miles Gray).
  2. [S2152] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book 1750-1772, p. 9 (will of William Turpin).
  3. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 124 (Miles Gray Family).

Whitty (of Wm) Turpin1

M, b. circa 1720
FatherWilliam Turpin1 b. c 1680, d. b 8 Nov 1755
Mother(-----) (d/o Miles) Gray1 b. c 1685, d. b 20 Sep 1717
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1720Whitty (of Wm) Turpin was born circa 1720 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*27 May 1755Whitty was named in his father's will on 27 May 1755 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will William Turpin gave to son William. To granddaughters Sarah King, Elizabeth King, Elizabeth Turpin and Sarah Turpin. To grandsons and granddaughters, children of William McClemmy dec'd. To son Whitty, land bought of Barnaby Willis and to be Extr. Witt: William Fountain, Barnaby Willis and John Waters.1 
Deed named in*11 May 1756He was named in a deed in on 11 May 1756 at Somerset Co, MD. Solomon Gray, eldest son of Thomas Gray, who was the eldest son of John Gray, who was the eldest son of Miles Gray of Accomack Co, VA, conveyed tract Furniss' Choice to Whitty Turpin (that Miles Gray devised two tracts Furniss' Choice and Poyke to William Turpin for life and who lately died, and now possessed by Solomon Gray.)2 

Citations

  1. [S2152] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book 1750-1772, p. 9 (will of William Turpin).
  2. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 124 (Miles Gray Family).

John (of Wm) Turpin1

M, b. circa 1710
FatherWilliam Turpin1 b. c 1680, d. b 8 Nov 1755
Mother(-----) (d/o Miles) Gray1 b. c 1685, d. b 20 Sep 1717
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1710John (of Wm) Turpin was born circa 1710 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Grfath's*20 September 1717John was named in his grandfather's will on 20 September 1717 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will Miles Gray gave son-in-law William Turpin tracts Furnis' Choice and Reach. He gave his son John Turpin tract Flint. To godson John Leach tracts Ell and Hammock. He named a wife (unnamed) and made her Extr. To grandchild Sarah Beauchamp. To Mary Turpin and Sarah Coventon. To son John Gray. Witt: Lazarus Maddux, John Fountain, George Bosman & Alexander Maddux.2 

Citations

  1. [S2152] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book 1750-1772, p. 9 (will of William Turpin).
  2. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 15 (will of Miles Gray).

William (of Wm) Turpin1

M, b. 6 January 1706/7, d. before 28 September 1771
FatherWilliam Turpin1 b. c 1680, d. b 8 Nov 1755
Mother(-----) (d/o Miles) Gray1 b. c 1685, d. b 20 Sep 1717
ChartsDescendants of Nathaniel Littleton (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Obedience Robins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*6 January 1706/7William (of Wm) Turpin was born on 6 January 1706/7 at Somerset Co, MD.1,2 
Marriage*circa 1730He married Esther (34) Denwood, daughter of Arthur Denwood and Esther (12) Robins, circa 1730 at Somerset Co, MD. An account for the estate of Upshur King was filed 8 Jun 1732 by William Turpin & Esther his wife, Extr of Upshur King.2 
Will - Father's*27 May 1755William was named in his father's will on 27 May 1755 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will William Turpin gave to son William. To granddaughters Sarah King, Elizabeth King, Elizabeth Turpin and Sarah Turpin. To grandsons and granddaughters, children of William McClemmy dec'd. To son Whitty, land bought of Barnaby Willis and to be Extr. Witt: William Fountain, Barnaby Willis and John Waters.1 
Will*10 September 1771William made a will on 10 September 1771 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will William Turpin gave to son Denwood dwelling plantation, tract Hawtree. To grandson William after decease of son Denwood the aforesaid lands. To grandsons John Turpin, Denwood Turpin, William Ballard and James Ballard. To daughter Priscilla Ballard. Son Denwood to take Elizabeth McClemmey's son Woney until of age. To granddaughter Mary Turpin. Witt: Stephen Horsey, William Fountain & Whittey Turpin.3 
Death*before 28 September 1771He died before 28 September 1771 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was proved.3 

Family

Esther (34) Denwood b. c 1697, d. c 1735
Children 1.Denwood Turpin4 b. c 1731, d. b 13 Aug 1793
 2.Priscilla Turpin4 b. c 1733, d. 1804
 3.William Turpin4 b. c 1735, d. b 13 Dec 1784

Citations

  1. [S2152] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book 1750-1772, p. 9 (will of William Turpin).
  2. [S556] Matthew M. Wise, Littleton Heritage: Some American Descendants of Col. Nathaniel Littleton (1605-1654) of Northampton Co., Virginia, and His Royal Forebears, p. 276 (#K-2a Esther Denwood).
  3. [S2152] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book 1750-1772, p. 48 (will of William Turpin).
  4. [S556] Matthew M. Wise, Littleton Heritage: Some American Descendants of Col. Nathaniel Littleton (1605-1654) of Northampton Co., Virginia, and His Royal Forebears, p. 277 (#K-2a Esther Denwood).

Denwood Turpin1

M, b. circa 1731, d. before 13 August 1793
FatherWilliam (of Wm) Turpin1 b. 6 Jan 1706/7, d. b 28 Sep 1771
MotherEsther (34) Denwood1 b. c 1697, d. c 1735
ChartsDescendants of Nathaniel Littleton (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Obedience Robins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1731Denwood Turpin was born circa 1731 at Monie, Somerset Co, MD.2 
Will - Father's*10 September 1771Denwood was named in his father's will on 10 September 1771 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will William Turpin gave to son Denwood dwelling plantation, tract Hawtree. To grandson William after decease of son Denwood the aforesaid lands. To grandsons John Turpin, Denwood Turpin, William Ballard and James Ballard. To daughter Priscilla Ballard. Son Denwood to take Elizabeth McClemmey's son Woney until of age. To granddaughter Mary Turpin. Witt: Stephen Horsey, William Fountain & Whittey Turpin.3 
Will*6 July 1793Denwood made a will on 6 July 1793 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Death*before 13 August 1793He died before 13 August 1793 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was proved.2 

Citations

  1. [S556] Matthew M. Wise, Littleton Heritage: Some American Descendants of Col. Nathaniel Littleton (1605-1654) of Northampton Co., Virginia, and His Royal Forebears, p. 277 (#K-2a Esther Denwood).
  2. [S556] Matthew M. Wise, Littleton Heritage: Some American Descendants of Col. Nathaniel Littleton (1605-1654) of Northampton Co., Virginia, and His Royal Forebears, p. 278 (#K-5 Denwood Turpin).
  3. [S2152] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book 1750-1772, p. 48 (will of William Turpin).

Priscilla Turpin1

F, b. circa 1733, d. 1804
FatherWilliam (of Wm) Turpin1 b. 6 Jan 1706/7, d. b 28 Sep 1771
MotherEsther (34) Denwood1 b. c 1697, d. c 1735
ChartsDescendants of Nathaniel Littleton (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Obedience Robins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1733Priscilla Turpin was born circa 1733 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1750She married Jarvis Ballard Jr. circa 1750 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1750 As of circa 1750,her married name was Ballard. 
Will - Father's*10 September 1771Priscilla was named in her father's will on 10 September 1771 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will William Turpin gave to son Denwood dwelling plantation, tract Hawtree. To grandson William after decease of son Denwood the aforesaid lands. To grandsons John Turpin, Denwood Turpin, William Ballard and James Ballard. To daughter Priscilla Ballard. Son Denwood to take Elizabeth McClemmey's son Woney until of age. To granddaughter Mary Turpin. Witt: Stephen Horsey, William Fountain & Whittey Turpin.2 
Marriage*circa 1780She married Jesse Walston circa 1780 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1780 As of circa 1780,her married name was Walston. 
Death*1804Priscilla Turpin died in 1804 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family 1

Jarvis Ballard Jr. b. c 1730
Marriage*circa 1750She married Jarvis Ballard Jr. circa 1750 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family 2

Jesse Walston b. c 1730
Marriage*circa 1780Priscilla Turpin married Jesse Walston circa 1780 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S556] Matthew M. Wise, Littleton Heritage: Some American Descendants of Col. Nathaniel Littleton (1605-1654) of Northampton Co., Virginia, and His Royal Forebears, p. 277 (#K-2a Esther Denwood).
  2. [S2152] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book 1750-1772, p. 48 (will of William Turpin).

Jarvis Ballard Jr.1

M, b. circa 1730
ChartsDescendants of Nathaniel Littleton (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Obedience Robins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1730Jarvis Ballard Jr. was born circa 1730.1 
Marriage*circa 1750He married Priscilla Turpin, daughter of William (of Wm) Turpin and Esther (34) Denwood, circa 1750 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Priscilla Turpin b. c 1733, d. 1804

Citations

  1. [S556] Matthew M. Wise, Littleton Heritage: Some American Descendants of Col. Nathaniel Littleton (1605-1654) of Northampton Co., Virginia, and His Royal Forebears, p. 277 (#K-2a Esther Denwood).

Jesse Walston1

M, b. circa 1730
ChartsDescendants of Nathaniel Littleton (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Obedience Robins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1730Jesse Walston was born circa 1730 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1780He married Priscilla Turpin, daughter of William (of Wm) Turpin and Esther (34) Denwood, circa 1780 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Priscilla Turpin b. c 1733, d. 1804

Citations

  1. [S556] Matthew M. Wise, Littleton Heritage: Some American Descendants of Col. Nathaniel Littleton (1605-1654) of Northampton Co., Virginia, and His Royal Forebears, p. 277 (#K-2a Esther Denwood).

William Turpin1

M, b. circa 1735, d. before 13 December 1784
FatherWilliam (of Wm) Turpin1 b. 6 Jan 1706/7, d. b 28 Sep 1771
MotherEsther (34) Denwood1 b. c 1697, d. c 1735
ChartsDescendants of Nathaniel Littleton (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Obedience Robins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1735William Turpin was born circa 1735 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Death*before 13 December 1784He died before 13 December 1784 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S556] Matthew M. Wise, Littleton Heritage: Some American Descendants of Col. Nathaniel Littleton (1605-1654) of Northampton Co., Virginia, and His Royal Forebears, p. 277 (#K-2a Esther Denwood).

Sarah (-----)1

F, b. circa 1710
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1710Sarah (-----) was born circa 1710 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1730She married William (of Jno of Miles) Gray, son of John (of Miles) Gray Sr. and Elizabeth (-----), circa 1730 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1730 As of circa 1730,her married name was Gray. 
Will - Husb's*24 November 1743Sarah was named in her husband's will on 24 November 1743 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will William Gray gave to son William (Extr) tract Derry containing 77 acres. To son Samuel tract dwelling plantation Killmenum, 150 acres and to be taught from his estate through the 5 rules. Wife Sarah Extr. Witt: Hannah Gouldsmith, Thomas Gouldsmith & John Gray.1 

Family

William (of Jno of Miles) Gray b. c 1706, d. b 26 Jan 1743/44
Children 1.William (of Wm of Jno) Gray+1 b. c 1732, d. b 20 Nov 1760
 2.Samuel (of Wm of Jno) Gray1 b. c 1734

Citations

  1. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 56 (will of William Gray, wife Sarah).

William (of Wm of Jno) Gray1

M, b. circa 1732, d. before 20 November 1760
FatherWilliam (of Jno of Miles) Gray1 b. c 1706, d. b 26 Jan 1743/44
MotherSarah (-----)1 b. c 1710
Last Edited27 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1732William (of Wm of Jno) Gray was born circa 1732 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*24 November 1743William was named in his father's will on 24 November 1743 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will William Gray gave to son William (Extr) tract Derry containing 77 acres. To son Samuel tract dwelling plantation Killmenum, 150 acres and to be taught from his estate through the 5 rules. Wife Sarah Extr. Witt: Hannah Gouldsmith, Thomas Gouldsmith & John Gray.1 
Marriage*before 29 April 1751He married Charity Hobbs, daughter of Absolom Hobbs, before 29 April 1751 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Est Settm't Wife's F*29 April 1751William (of Wm of Jno) Gray was named in the settlement of his wife's father's estate on 29 April 1751 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that the administration account on the estate of Absolom Hobbs was filed by the admx, Charity Gray, wife of William Gray. Absolom's 5 children were listed as Absolom, George, William, Priscilla (Mary Frances) and Charrety.3 
Death*before 20 November 1760He died before 20 November 1760 at Somerset Co, MD. The estate of William Gray dec'd was appraised at £515.4.2 and approved on 6 July 1763 by Charity Gray, admx. Next of kin were listed as Mary Sheldon and Sarah Dorman.3 

Family

Charity Hobbs b. c 1732
Child 1.Jacob (of Wm) Gray3 b. c 1752, d. 24 Dec 1784

Citations

  1. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 56 (will of William Gray, wife Sarah).
  2. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 127 (Miles Gray Family).
  3. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 128 (Miles Gray Family).

Samuel (of Wm of Jno) Gray1

M, b. circa 1734
FatherWilliam (of Jno of Miles) Gray1 b. c 1706, d. b 26 Jan 1743/44
MotherSarah (-----)1 b. c 1710
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1734Samuel (of Wm of Jno) Gray was born circa 1734 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*24 November 1743Samuel was named in his father's will on 24 November 1743 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will William Gray gave to son William (Extr) tract Derry containing 77 acres. To son Samuel tract dwelling plantation Killmenum, 150 acres and to be taught from his estate through the 5 rules. Wife Sarah Extr. Witt: Hannah Gouldsmith, Thomas Gouldsmith & John Gray.1 

Citations

  1. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 56 (will of William Gray, wife Sarah).

Jean/Jane (-----)1

F, b. circa 1690
Last Edited27 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1690Jean/Jane (-----) was born circa 1690 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1710She married John (of Jno of Miles) Gray Jr., son of John (of Miles) Gray Sr. and Bethula (-----), circa 1710 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1710 As of circa 1710,her married name was Gray. 
Will - Husb's*25 December 1748Jean/Jane was named in her husband's will on 25 December 1748 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John Gray gave to son Allen, two tracts where I now live. To son James, within 3 months after my deceases shall make over to my son Allen as to rights to the plantation where he now lives; if he refuses to do so, then I give my dwelling plantation to my son Allen. To daughter Elin McGrain tract where she now lives. To wife Jean (Extr) my dwelling plantation. To daughter Jennett Gray 1/3 of my personal estate. To grandson John Gray, son of Allen, my clothing. To Robert King Sr., David Wilson, Nehemiah King, Henry Waggaman and Ephraim Wilson personalty. Witt: John Anderson, John Givens & John McGlamary.1 

Family

John (of Jno of Miles) Gray Jr. b. c 1690, d. b 26 Jan 1748/49
Children 1.Allen (of Jno of Jno) Gray+1 b. c 1710
 2.James (of Jno of Jno) Gray1 b. c 1720
 3.Elin (of Jno of Jno) Gray1 b. c 1722
 4.Jennett (of Jno of Jno) Gray1 b. c 1724

Citations

  1. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 68 (will of John Gray, wife Jean).

Allen (of Jno of Jno) Gray1

M, b. circa 1710
FatherJohn (of Jno of Miles) Gray Jr.1 b. c 1690, d. b 26 Jan 1748/49
MotherJean/Jane (-----)1 b. c 1690
Last Edited27 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1710Allen (of Jno of Jno) Gray was born circa 1710 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Tax list*between 1730 and 1735He was on the tax list between 1730 and 1735 at Pocomoke Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. Allen Gray is show as a head of household. With him in 1730 was Hugh Nelson, who was listed as a head of household in 1731-1734.2 
Marriage*circa 1733He married Mary Nelson (Nilson), daughter of Hugh Nelson (Nilson), circa 1733 at Somerset Co, MD. 
Tax listbetween 1736 and 1739Allen (of Jno of Jno) Gray was on the tax list between 1736 and 1739 at Wicomico Hundred, Somerset Co, MD.2 
Will - Father's*25 December 1748Allen was named in his father's will on 25 December 1748 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John Gray gave to son Allen, two tracts where I now live. To son James, within 3 months after my deceases shall make over to my son Allen as to rights to the plantation where he now lives; if he refuses to do so, then I give my dwelling plantation to my son Allen. To daughter Elin McGrain tract where she now lives. To wife Jean (Extr) my dwelling plantation. To daughter Jennett Gray 1/3 of my personal estate. To grandson John Gray, son of Allen, my clothing. To Robert King Sr., David Wilson, Nehemiah King, Henry Waggaman and Ephraim Wilson personalty. Witt: John Anderson, John Givens & John McGlamary.1 
Land acquired*20 March 1748/49He acquired land on 20 March 1748/49 at tract Harrison's Adventure, Somerset Co, MD. James Gray conveyed this 175 acre tract to Allen Gray.2 
Land conveyed*17 March 1752He conveyed land on 17 March 1752 at tract Harrison's Adventure, Somerset Co, MD. Allen Gray and wife Mary conveyed this tract to James Knight.2 

Family

Mary Nelson (Nilson) b. c 1715
Marriage*circa 1733He married Mary Nelson (Nilson), daughter of Hugh Nelson (Nilson), circa 1733 at Somerset Co, MD. 
Children 1.William (of Allen) Gray+2 b. c 1734
 2.John (of Allen) Gray1 b. c 1736

Citations

  1. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 68 (will of John Gray, wife Jean).
  2. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 127 (Miles Gray Family).

James (of Jno of Jno) Gray1

M, b. circa 1720
FatherJohn (of Jno of Miles) Gray Jr.1 b. c 1690, d. b 26 Jan 1748/49
MotherJean/Jane (-----)1 b. c 1690
Last Edited27 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1720James (of Jno of Jno) Gray was born circa 1720 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Bro-in-law*23 April 1743James was named in his brother-in-law's will on 23 April 1743 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John McGrain gave to wife Elin (Extr) land. Witt: James Gray, Janet Gray & John Gray.2 
Land acquired*18 June 1746He acquired land on 18 June 1746 at tract Harrison's Adventure, Somerset Co, MD. James Knight and Thomas Williams of Somerset Co, MD, conveyed 175 acres of this tract to James Gray.3 
Will - Father's*25 December 1748James was named in his father's will on 25 December 1748 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John Gray gave to son Allen, two tracts where I now live. To son James, within 3 months after my deceases shall make over to my son Allen as to rights to the plantation where he now lives; if he refuses to do so, then I give my dwelling plantation to my son Allen. To daughter Elin McGrain tract where she now lives. To wife Jean (Extr) my dwelling plantation. To daughter Jennett Gray 1/3 of my personal estate. To grandson John Gray, son of Allen, my clothing. To Robert King Sr., David Wilson, Nehemiah King, Henry Waggaman and Ephraim Wilson personalty. Witt: John Anderson, John Givens & John McGlamary.1 
Land conveyed*20 March 1748/49He conveyed land on 20 March 1748/49 at tract Harrison's Adventure, Somerset Co, MD. James Gray conveyed this 175 acre tract to Allen Gray.3 

Citations

  1. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 68 (will of John Gray, wife Jean).
  2. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 56 (wil of John McGrain, wife Elin).
  3. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 127 (Miles Gray Family).

Elin (of Jno of Jno) Gray1

F, b. circa 1722
FatherJohn (of Jno of Miles) Gray Jr.1 b. c 1690, d. b 26 Jan 1748/49
MotherJean/Jane (-----)1 b. c 1690
Last Edited26 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1722Elin (of Jno of Jno) Gray was born circa 1722 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1742She married John Mcgrain circa 1742 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Married Namecirca 1742 As of circa 1742,her married name was Mcgrain. 
Will - Husb's*23 April 1743Elin was named in her husband's will on 23 April 1743 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John McGrain gave to wife Elin (Extr) land. Witt: James Gray, Janet Gray & John Gray.3 
Est Settm't Husb's*4 August 1744She was named in her husband's estate settlement on 4 August 1744 at Somerset Co, MD. The estate of John McGain was appraised at £162.7.3 and surities for Elin McGrain, Extr., were John Gray and Jackes Gray.2 
Will - Father's*25 December 1748Elin was named in her father's will on 25 December 1748 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John Gray gave to son Allen, two tracts where I now live. To son James, within 3 months after my deceases shall make over to my son Allen as to rights to the plantation where he now lives; if he refuses to do so, then I give my dwelling plantation to my son Allen. To daughter Elin McGrain tract where she now lives. To wife Jean (Extr) my dwelling plantation. To daughter Jennett Gray 1/3 of my personal estate. To grandson John Gray, son of Allen, my clothing. To Robert King Sr., David Wilson, Nehemiah King, Henry Waggaman and Ephraim Wilson personalty. Witt: John Anderson, John Givens & John McGlamary.1 

Family

John Mcgrain b. c 1720, d. b 21 May 1743

Citations

  1. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 68 (will of John Gray, wife Jean).
  2. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 126 (Miles Gray Family).
  3. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 56 (wil of John McGrain, wife Elin).

Jennett (of Jno of Jno) Gray1

F, b. circa 1724
FatherJohn (of Jno of Miles) Gray Jr.1 b. c 1690, d. b 26 Jan 1748/49
MotherJean/Jane (-----)1 b. c 1690
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1724Jennett (of Jno of Jno) Gray was born circa 1724 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Bro-in-law*23 April 1743Jennett was named in her brother-in-law's will on 23 April 1743 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John McGrain gave to wife Elin (Extr) land. Witt: James Gray, Janet Gray & John Gray.2 
Will - Father's*25 December 1748Jennett was named in her father's will on 25 December 1748 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John Gray gave to son Allen, two tracts where I now live. To son James, within 3 months after my deceases shall make over to my son Allen as to rights to the plantation where he now lives; if he refuses to do so, then I give my dwelling plantation to my son Allen. To daughter Elin McGrain tract where she now lives. To wife Jean (Extr) my dwelling plantation. To daughter Jennett Gray 1/3 of my personal estate. To grandson John Gray, son of Allen, my clothing. To Robert King Sr., David Wilson, Nehemiah King, Henry Waggaman and Ephraim Wilson personalty. Witt: John Anderson, John Givens & John McGlamary.1 
Marriage*February 1748/49She married Isaac Mitchell in February 1748/49 at Coventry Parish, Somerset Co, MD.3 
Married NameFebruary 1748/49 As of February 1748/49,her married name was Mitchell. 

Family

Isaac Mitchell b. c 1725

Citations

  1. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 68 (will of John Gray, wife Jean).
  2. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 56 (wil of John McGrain, wife Elin).
  3. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 126 (Miles Gray Family).

Mary Nelson (Nilson)1

F, b. circa 1715
FatherHugh Nelson (Nilson)1 b. c 1690, d. b 18 Jun 1735
Last Edited27 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1715Mary Nelson (Nilson) was born circa 1715 at Somerset Co, MD. 
Marriage*circa 1733She married Allen (of Jno of Jno) Gray, son of John (of Jno of Miles) Gray Jr. and Jean/Jane (-----), circa 1733 at Somerset Co, MD. 
Married Namecirca 1733 As of circa 1733,her married name was Gray. 
Will - Father's*6 May 1735Mary was named in her father's will on 6 May 1735 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Hugh Nelson gave to William Porter tract Popeley Hill. To son John a plantation. To daughter Mary Gray. To James Martin. To brother William, Extr. to mother (unnamed). To children John, Margaret & Jane. Witt: Jonathon Sturgis, James Nelson & William Dobbin.2 
Land conveyed*17 March 1752She conveyed land on 17 March 1752 at tract Harrison's Adventure, Somerset Co, MD. Allen Gray and wife Mary conveyed this tract to James Knight.1 

Family

Allen (of Jno of Jno) Gray b. c 1710
Children 1.William (of Allen) Gray+1 b. c 1734
 2.John (of Allen) Gray3 b. c 1736

Citations

  1. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 127 (Miles Gray Family).
  2. [S2166] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Worcester County, MD, Wils Book MH3, 1666-1742, p. 35 (will of Hugh Nelson).
  3. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 68 (will of John Gray, wife Jean).

John (of Allen) Gray1

M, b. circa 1736
FatherAllen (of Jno of Jno) Gray1 b. c 1710
MotherMary Nelson (Nilson)1 b. c 1715
Last Edited27 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1736John (of Allen) Gray was born circa 1736 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Grfath's*25 December 1748John was named in his grandfather's will on 25 December 1748 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John Gray gave to son Allen, two tracts where I now live. To son James, within 3 months after my deceases shall make over to my son Allen as to rights to the plantation where he now lives; if he refuses to do so, then I give my dwelling plantation to my son Allen. To daughter Elin McGrain tract where she now lives. To wife Jean (Extr) my dwelling plantation. To daughter Jennett Gray 1/3 of my personal estate. To grandson John Gray, son of Allen, my clothing. To Robert King Sr., David Wilson, Nehemiah King, Henry Waggaman and Ephraim Wilson personalty. Witt: John Anderson, John Givens & John McGlamary.1 

Citations

  1. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 68 (will of John Gray, wife Jean).

John Mcgrain1

M, b. circa 1720, d. before 21 May 1743
Last Edited26 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1720John Mcgrain was born circa 1720 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1742He married Elin (of Jno of Jno) Gray, daughter of John (of Jno of Miles) Gray Jr. and Jean/Jane (-----), circa 1742 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will*23 April 1743John made a will on 23 April 1743 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John McGrain gave to wife Elin (Extr) land. Witt: James Gray, Janet Gray & John Gray.1,2 
Death*before 21 May 1743He died before 21 May 1743 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was proved.2 
Est App*4 August 1744He's estate was appraised on 4 August 1744 at Somerset Co, MD. The estate of John McGain was appraised at £162.7.3 and surities for Elin McGrain, Extr., were John Gray and Jackes Gray.1 

Family

Elin (of Jno of Jno) Gray b. c 1722

Citations

  1. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 126 (Miles Gray Family).
  2. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 56 (wil of John McGrain, wife Elin).

Isaac Mitchell1

M, b. circa 1725
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1725Isaac Mitchell was born circa 1725 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*February 1748/49He married Jennett (of Jno of Jno) Gray, daughter of John (of Jno of Miles) Gray Jr. and Jean/Jane (-----), in February 1748/49 at Coventry Parish, Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Jennett (of Jno of Jno) Gray b. c 1724

Citations

  1. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 126 (Miles Gray Family).

Thomas (of Jno of Miles) Gray1

M, b. circa 1693, d. before 20 June 1733
FatherJohn (of Miles) Gray Sr.1 b. 1669, d. b 18 Jun 1732
MotherBethula (-----)1 b. c 1670
Last Edited26 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1693Thomas (of Jno of Miles) Gray was born circa 1693 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Land owned*between 1713 and 1732He owned land between 1713 and 1732 at Gray's Purchase, East Princess Anne, Somerset Co, MD. Thomas Gray owned 100 acres of this tract from 1713 to 1732.1 
Marriage*circa 1714He married Mary (-----) circa 1714 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Tax list*between 1730 and 1731Thomas (of Jno of Miles) Gray was on the tax list between 1730 and 1731 at Pocomoke Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. Thomas Grey and slave Abraham were listed together and John Sheldon lived next door in 1730.1 
Will*5 January 1732/33Thomas made a will on 5 January 1732/33 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will Thomas Gray, planter, gave to son Solomon and heirs 250 acres of tract Moorfields and 100 acres of tract Labour, excepting tract sold Mr. Allen, wife Mary to have use of aforesaid plantation during her widowhood; and personalty. To daughter Mary and heirs 100 acres of tract Gray's Purchase in Perehawkin; and personalty. To daughters Jean, Rachel, Jemima and Sarah and daughter Elizabeth Townsend, personalty. To 3 children Solomon, Mary and Jemima residue of estate. Wife Mary Extr. Witt: John Scott, Samuel Atkinson, Edward Dickenson (Dickeson) & John Sheldon. Codicil: To Francis Allen all that tract for which Allen has bond, lying between Mr. Allen's plantation and Samuel Atkinson's. Witt: John Scott, Charles Townsend, Edward Dickenson & John Sheldon.2 
Death*before 20 June 1733He died before 20 June 1733 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was proved.1,2 
Est appraisers & kin*27 August 1733Appraisers and next of kin for his estate were filed on 27 August 1733 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that the estate of Thomas Gray dec'd was appraised at £108.6.2 and approved on 26 Nov 1733 by Extr Mary Anderson (alias Mary Gray). Next of kin were listed as James Townsend and John Scott.3 
Est settm't*19 January 1739His estate was settled on 19 January 1739 at Somerset Co, MD. The administration account of the estate of Thomas Gray was submitted by Mary Ottwell, wife of Francis Otwell. Legatees: Mary Gary, wife of William Stevens; Jane wife of Ambrose Riggin; Rachel Gray. Payments to: John Henry, Jemima Townsend per her husband (unnamed).3 
Deed named in*11 May 1756He was named in a deed in on 11 May 1756 at Somerset Co, MD. Solomon Gray, of Somerset Co, MD, eldest son of Thomas Gray, who was the eldest son of John Gray, who was the eldest son of Miles Gray of Accomack Co, VA, conveyed tract Furniss' Choice to Whitty Turpin (that Miles Gray devised two tracts Furniss' Choice and Poyke to William Turpin for life and who lately died, and now possessed by Solomon Gray.)1 

Family

Mary (-----) b. c 1695
Marriage*circa 1714He married Mary (-----) circa 1714 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Children 1.Elizabeth (of Thos) Gray+2 b. c 1714
 2.Solomon (of Thos & Mary) Gray2 b. c 1716
 3.Mary (of Thos) Gray2 b. c 1718
 4.Jean/Jane (of Thos) Gray2 b. c 1720
 5.Jemima (of Thos) Gray2 b. c 1721
 6.Rachel (of Thos) Gray2 b. c 1722
 7.Sarah (of Thos) Gray2 b. c 1726

Citations

  1. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 124 (Miles Gray Family).
  2. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol. 7, 1732-1738, p. 21 (will of Thomas Gray, planter, wife Mary).
  3. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 125 (Miles Gray Family).

Mary (-----)1

F, b. circa 1695
Last Edited26 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1695Mary (-----) was born circa 1695 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1714She married Thomas (of Jno of Miles) Gray, son of John (of Miles) Gray Sr. and Bethula (-----), circa 1714 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1714 As of circa 1714,her married name was Gray. 
Will - Husb's*5 January 1732/33Mary was named in her husband's will on 5 January 1732/33 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will Thomas Gray, planter, gave to son Solomon and heirs 250 acres of tract Moorfields and 100 acres of tract Labour, excepting tract sold Mr. Allen, wife Mary to have use of aforesaid plantation during her widowhood; and personalty. To daughter Mary and heirs 100 acres of tract Gray's Purchase in Perehawkin; and personalty. To daughters Jean, Rachel, Jemima and Sarah and daughter Elizabeth Townsend, personalty. To 3 children Solomon, Mary and Jemima residue of estate. Wife Mary Extr. Witt: John Scott, Samuel Atkinson, Edward Dickenson (Dickeson) & John Sheldon. Codicil: To Francis Allen all that tract for which Allen has bond, lying between Mr. Allen's plantation and Samuel Atkinson's. Witt: John Scott, Charles Townsend, Edward Dickenson & John Sheldon.1 
Tax list*1733She was on the tax list in 1733 at Pocomoke Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as Mary Gray, widow, head of household and Issac Anderson and slave Abraham were listed with her.2 
Est Settm't Husb's*27 August 1733She was named in her husband's estate settlement on 27 August 1733 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that the estate of Thomas Gray dec'd was appraised at £108.6.2 and approved on 26 Nov 1733 by Extr Mary Anderson (alias Mary Gray). Next of kin were listed as James Townsend and John Scott.2 
Marriage*before 26 November 1733She married Issac Anderson before 26 November 1733 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Married Namebefore 26 November 1733 As of before 26 November 1733,her married name was Anderson. 
Tax listbetween 1734 and 1736Mary (-----) was on the tax list between 1734 and 1736 at Pocomoke Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as Mary Anderson, a head of household with slave Abram or Abraham.2 
Tax list1738She was on the tax list in 1738 at Pocomoke Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as Mary Anderson, a head of household, and Francis Ottwell was listed with her.2 
Marriage*before 19 January 1739She married Francis Otwell before 19 January 1739 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Est Settm't Husb's*19 January 1739Mary (-----) was named in her husband's estate settlement on 19 January 1739 at Somerset Co, MD. The administration account of the estate of Thomas Gray was submitted by Mary Ottwell, wife of Francis Otwell. Legatees: Mary Gary, wife of William Stevens; Jane wife of Ambrose Riggin; Rachel Gray. Payments to: John Henry, Jemima Townsend per her husband (unnamed).2 
Married Namebefore 19 January 1739 As of before 19 January 1739,her married name was Otwell. 
Land sold*13 February 1745She sold land on 13 February 1745 at tract Moorfields, Somerset Co, MD. In 1732 Thomas Gray willed 250 acres of this tract to son Solomon Gray on 13 Feb 1745 Solomon Gray sold to Angelo Atkinson 113 acres of tract Labour and Moorfields. The deed was signed by Solomon Gray, Francis Ottwell and wife Mary Ottwell, widow of Thomas Gray and mother of Solomon.2 

Family 1

Thomas (of Jno of Miles) Gray b. c 1693, d. b 20 Jun 1733
Marriage*circa 1714She married Thomas (of Jno of Miles) Gray, son of John (of Miles) Gray Sr. and Bethula (-----), circa 1714 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Children 1.Elizabeth (of Thos) Gray+1 b. c 1714
 2.Solomon (of Thos & Mary) Gray1 b. c 1716
 3.Mary (of Thos) Gray1 b. c 1718
 4.Jean/Jane (of Thos) Gray1 b. c 1720
 5.Jemima (of Thos) Gray1 b. c 1721
 6.Rachel (of Thos) Gray1 b. c 1722
 7.Sarah (of Thos) Gray1 b. c 1726

Family 2

Issac Anderson b. c 1695
Marriage*before 26 November 1733Mary (-----) married Issac Anderson before 26 November 1733 at Somerset Co, MD.2 

Family 3

Francis Otwell b. c 1700
Marriage*before 19 January 1739Mary (-----) married Francis Otwell before 19 January 1739 at Somerset Co, MD.2 

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol. 7, 1732-1738, p. 21 (will of Thomas Gray, planter, wife Mary).
  2. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 125 (Miles Gray Family).

Solomon (of Thos & Mary) Gray1

M, b. circa 1716
FatherThomas (of Jno of Miles) Gray1 b. c 1693, d. b 20 Jun 1733
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1695
Last Edited26 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1716Solomon (of Thos & Mary) Gray was born circa 1716 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*5 January 1732/33Solomon was named in his father's will on 5 January 1732/33 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will Thomas Gray, planter, gave to son Solomon and heirs 250 acres of tract Moorfields and 100 acres of tract Labour, excepting tract sold Mr. Allen, wife Mary to have use of aforesaid plantation during her widowhood; and personalty. To daughter Mary and heirs 100 acres of tract Gray's Purchase in Perehawkin; and personalty. To daughters Jean, Rachel, Jemima and Sarah and daughter Elizabeth Townsend, personalty. To 3 children Solomon, Mary and Jemima residue of estate. Wife Mary Extr. Witt: John Scott, Samuel Atkinson, Edward Dickenson (Dickeson) & John Sheldon. Codicil: To Francis Allen all that tract for which Allen has bond, lying between Mr. Allen's plantation and Samuel Atkinson's. Witt: John Scott, Charles Townsend, Edward Dickenson & John Sheldon.1 
Land sold*13 February 1745He sold land on 13 February 1745 at tract Moorfields, Somerset Co, MD. In 1732 Thomas Gray willed 250 acres of this tract to son Solomon Gray on 13 Feb 1745 Solomon Gray sold to Angelo Atkinson 113 acres of tract Labour and Moorfields. The deed was signed by Solomon Gray, Francis Ottwell and wife Mary Ottwell, widow of Thomas Gray and mother of Solomon.2 
Anecdote*16 August 1748 Solln. Gray of Coventry Parish, Somerset Co, MD, signed a petition to the Governor of Maryland on 16 Aug 1748 requesting access to their chapel of ease which had been denied him.3 
Land conveyed*11 May 1756He conveyed land on 11 May 1756 at Somerset Co, MD. Solomon Gray, of Somerset Co, MD, eldest son of Thomas Gray, who was the eldest son of John Gray, who was the eldest son of Miles Gray of Accomack Co, VA, conveyed tract Furniss' Choice to Whitty Turpin (that Miles Gray devised two tracts Furniss' Choice and Poyke to William Turpin for life and who lately died, and now possessed by Solomon Gray.)4 

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol. 7, 1732-1738, p. 21 (will of Thomas Gray, planter, wife Mary).
  2. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 125 (Miles Gray Family).
  3. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 127 (Miles Gray Family).
  4. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 124 (Miles Gray Family).