Orville Arland Byrd Sr.1

M, b. 4 September 1908, d. circa 1942
FatherOrris Walter Byrd b. 3 Sep 1880, d. 20 May 1955
MotherLealier Nancy 'Lee' Taylor b. 7 Jan 1883, d. 11 Jul 1945
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited17 Feb 1996
Was LivingOrville was living at Wilmington, New Castle Co, DE. 
Biography*Orville A. Byrd Sr. disappeared about 1942. 
Birth*4 September 1908Orville was born on 4 September 1908 at Mearsville, Acc Co, VA. 
Death*circa 1942Orville died circa 1942 at Wilmington, New Castle Co, DE. 

Family

Child 1.Orville Arland Byrd Jr.+ b. 21 Apr 1926, d. 25 Jan 1976

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.

Orville Arland Byrd Jr.1

M, b. 21 April 1926, d. 25 January 1976
FatherOrville Arland Byrd Sr. b. 4 Sep 1908, d. c 1942
Last Edited17 Feb 1996
Birth*21 April 1926Orville was born on 21 April 1926 at Sanford, Acc Co, VA. 
Death*25 January 1976Orville died on 25 January 1976 at NAM Hospital, Nassawadox, N'hamp Co, VA, at age 49. 

Family

Child 1.Sharon Ann Byrd b. 29 Jul 1948, d. 9 Jan 1952

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.

Sharon Ann Byrd1

F, b. 29 July 1948, d. 9 January 1952
FatherOrville Arland Byrd Jr. b. 21 Apr 1926, d. 25 Jan 1976
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*29 July 1948Sharon was born on 29 July 1948 at Wilmington, New Castle Co, DE. 
Death*9 January 1952Sharon died on 9 January 1952 at Wilmington, New Castle Co, DE, at age 3. 

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.

Thoedore Easter Jones

M, b. circa 1900
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1900Thoedore was born circa 1900. 
Marriage*circa 1920He married Mary Glick circa 1920.1 

Family

Mary Glick b. c 1900

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.

Mary Glick

F, b. circa 1900
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1900Mary was born circa 1900. 
Marriage*circa 1920She married Thoedore Easter Jones circa 1920.1 
Married Namecirca 1920 As of circa 1920,her married name was Jones. 

Family

Thoedore Easter Jones b. c 1900

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.

Orris Walter Byrd1

M, b. 3 September 1880, d. 20 May 1955
FatherWalter Wessells Byrd b. 4 Jan 1855, d. 9 Mar 1918
MotherArena Jackson Gladding b. 22 Jul 1855, d. 2 Apr 1937
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia) (#1)
Descendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia) (#2)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock) (#1)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock) (#2)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*3 September 1880Orris was born on 3 September 1880 at Mearsville, Acc Co, VA.1 
Marriage*25 March 1900He married Lealier Nancy 'Lee' Taylor, daughter of Stansbury B. Taylor and Elizabeth Trader, on 25 March 1900 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Was Living1937Orris was living in 1937 at Accomac, Acc Co, VA.2 
Death*20 May 1955Orris died on 20 May 1955 at Philadelphia, PA, at age 74.1 
Burial*His body was interred at Wessells Cem, Mears, Acc Co, VA.3 

Family

Lealier Nancy 'Lee' Taylor b. 7 Jan 1883, d. 11 Jul 1945
Children 1.Watler Orris Byrd b. 14 Nov 1904, d. 22 Dec 1955
 2.Preston Stranberry Byrd b. 8 Dec 1906, d. 10 Aug 1943
 3.Orville Arland Byrd Sr.+ b. 4 Sep 1908, d. c 1942
 4.Lelia Nancy Byrd b. 11 Feb 1917, d. 4 Aug 1917
 5.Carlton James Byrd b. 23 Sep 1918, d. 25 Aug 1952
 6.Clarence Alvin Byrd Sr.+ b. 17 Nov 1923, d. 1 Feb 1994

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.
  2. [S1479] Administration of Brother's Estate.
  3. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Lealier Nancy 'Lee' Taylor1

F, b. 7 January 1883, d. 11 July 1945
FatherStansbury B. Taylor b. 28 Mar 1861, d. 8 Aug 1949
MotherElizabeth Trader b. 9 Oct 1861, d. 17 Dec 1934
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia) (#1)
Descendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia) (#2)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock) (#1)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock) (#2)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*7 January 1883Lealier was born on 7 January 1883 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*25 March 1900She married Orris Walter Byrd, son of Walter Wessells Byrd and Arena Jackson Gladding, on 25 March 1900 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Married Name25 March 1900 As of 25 March 1900,her married name was Byrd. 
Was Living1934Lealier was living in 1934.1 
Death*11 July 1945Lealier died on 11 July 1945 at Hampton, VA, at age 62.2 
Burial*Her body was interred at Wessells Cem, Mears, Acc Co, VA.3 

Family

Orris Walter Byrd b. 3 Sep 1880, d. 20 May 1955
Children 1.Watler Orris Byrd b. 14 Nov 1904, d. 22 Dec 1955
 2.Preston Stranberry Byrd b. 8 Dec 1906, d. 10 Aug 1943
 3.Orville Arland Byrd Sr.+ b. 4 Sep 1908, d. c 1942
 4.Lelia Nancy Byrd b. 11 Feb 1917, d. 4 Aug 1917
 5.Carlton James Byrd b. 23 Sep 1918, d. 25 Aug 1952
 6.Clarence Alvin Byrd Sr.+ b. 17 Nov 1923, d. 1 Feb 1994

Citations

  1. [S1479] Administration of Brother's Estate.
  2. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.
  3. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Violet Rance

F, b. circa 1925, d. before 1993
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1925Violet was born circa 1925. 
Marriage*circa 1945She married Rudolph Valentino Linton, son of John Revell Linton and Alice Murrah Linton, circa 1945. 
Married Namecirca 1945 As of circa 1945,her married name was Linton. 
Death*before 1993Violet died before 1993.1 

Family

Rudolph Valentino Linton b. 7 Mar 1925, d. 29 Apr 1993

Citations

  1. [S1479] Administration of Brother's Estate.

Watler Orris Byrd1

M, b. 14 November 1904, d. 22 December 1955
FatherOrris Walter Byrd b. 3 Sep 1880, d. 20 May 1955
MotherLealier Nancy 'Lee' Taylor b. 7 Jan 1883, d. 11 Jul 1945
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*14 November 1904Watler was born on 14 November 1904 at Mearsville, Acc Co, VA. 
Death*22 December 1955Watler died on 22 December 1955 at age 51. 

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.

Preston Stranberry Byrd1

M, b. 8 December 1906, d. 10 August 1943
FatherOrris Walter Byrd b. 3 Sep 1880, d. 20 May 1955
MotherLealier Nancy 'Lee' Taylor b. 7 Jan 1883, d. 11 Jul 1945
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*8 December 1906Preston was born on 8 December 1906 at Mearsville, Acc Co, VA.1 
Death*10 August 1943Preston died on 10 August 1943 at age 36.1 
Burial*His body was interred at Wessells Cem, Mears, Acc Co, VA.2 

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Lelia Nancy Byrd1

F, b. 11 February 1917, d. 4 August 1917
FatherOrris Walter Byrd b. 3 Sep 1880, d. 20 May 1955
MotherLealier Nancy 'Lee' Taylor b. 7 Jan 1883, d. 11 Jul 1945
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*11 February 1917Lelia was born on 11 February 1917 at Belinda, Acc Co, VA. 
Death*4 August 1917Lelia died on 4 August 1917. 

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.

Carlton James Byrd1

M, b. 23 September 1918, d. 25 August 1952
FatherOrris Walter Byrd b. 3 Sep 1880, d. 20 May 1955
MotherLealier Nancy 'Lee' Taylor b. 7 Jan 1883, d. 11 Jul 1945
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Biography*Mr. Carlton Byrd, son of Mr. & Mrs. Orris Byrd of Accomac, and Miss Virginia Powell, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Percy Powell of Wachapreague, were married at Pocomoke City, MD, on 27 May 1937 and are now residing at Keller with Mr. & Mrs. Preston Byrd (E.S. News, 18 Jun 1937). 
Birth*23 September 1918Carlton was born on 23 September 1918 at Belinda, Acc Co, VA.1 
Was Living1937Carlton was living in 1937 at Accomac, Acc Co, VA.2 
Death*25 August 1952Carlton died on 25 August 1952 at age 33.1 

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.
  2. [S71] Eastern Shore News, Marriage.

Clarence Alvin Byrd Sr.1

M, b. 17 November 1923, d. 1 February 1994
FatherOrris Walter Byrd b. 3 Sep 1880, d. 20 May 1955
MotherLealier Nancy 'Lee' Taylor b. 7 Jan 1883, d. 11 Jul 1945
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited19 Nov 2013
Birth*17 November 1923Clarence was born on 17 November 1923 at Hallwood, Acc Co, VA.2 
Milit-Beg*Clarence was a member of the armed forces serving at US Army, WWII.2 
Was Livingafter 1979Clarence was living after 1979 at Fort Myers, FL.3 
Death*1 February 1994Clarence died on 1 February 1994 at Fort Myers, FL, at age 70. Mr. Clarence Alva Byrd Sr., aged 70 years, husband of Thelma Louise Byrd, died 1 Feb 1994. He was a resident of Ft. Myers, FL, for the last 15 years. He was born and reared in Keller and was a US Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Masonic Lodge. Funeral services were at Fox's in Temperanceville with interment in the Wessells Cemetery. Survivors included his wife, 3 children and 4 sisters, all of who were listed, and 5 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren (E.S. News, 9 Feb 1994)..3 
Burial*His body was interred at Wessells Cem, Mears, Acc Co, VA.2 

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  3. [S71] Eastern Shore News, Obituary.

Alberto Botelho

M, b. circa 1900
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1900Alberto was born circa 1900 at Portugal. 
Marriage*circa 1920He married Julia d'Almeida circa 1920.1 

Family

Julia d'Almeida b. c 1900

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.

Julia d'Almeida

F, b. circa 1900
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1900Julia was born circa 1900. 
Marriage*circa 1920She married Alberto Botelho circa 1920.1 
Married Namecirca 1920 As of circa 1920,her married name was Botelho. 

Family

Alberto Botelho b. c 1900

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.

John William Custis Wessells1

M, b. 17 June 1829, d. circa 1897
FatherWalter Wessells Sr. b. c 1775, d. 30 Mar 1837
MotherMary 'Polly' Boston b. 3 Feb 1786, d. 7 Feb 1838
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited2 Jan 2002
Biography*John W. Wessells, age 21, was living with his brother Henry L. Wessells, age 42, in the 1850 Census. 
Birth*17 June 1829John was born on 17 June 1829 at Messongo, Acc Co, VA.2 
Census w/brother*1850John was listed with his brother in the census of in 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as John W. Wessells, a 21 year old laborer in HH#1078 headed by Henry L. Wessells, a 42 year old farmer with real estate valued at $6,000..3 
Marriage*7 October 1856He married Cordelia Taylor, daughter of James Benston Taylor and Henrietta Lucas, on 7 October 1856 at Worcester Co, MD.4 
Census*1860He was listed as a resident in the census report in 1860 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA.5 
Marriage*11 January 1881He married Elizabeth W. Smith, daughter of Valentine (of Ralph) Smith and Elizabeth 'Betty' Stant, on 11 January 1881 at Pocomoke City, Worcester Co, MD.6 
Death*circa 1897John died circa 1897 at Messongo, Acc Co, VA.7 

Family 1

Cordelia Taylor b. 14 Jun 1838, d. c 1865
Marriage*7 October 1856He married Cordelia Taylor, daughter of James Benston Taylor and Henrietta Lucas, on 7 October 1856 at Worcester Co, MD.4 
Children 1.Sarah A. Elizabeth Wessells+ b. 20 Aug 1857, d. 8 Feb 1885
 2.John H. Selby Wessells+ b. 18 May 1859, d. 30 May 1936
 3.Mary E.W. 'Mollie' Wessells+ b. 4 Jul 1865, d. 9 Aug 1949

Family 2

Elizabeth W. Smith b. c 1844
Marriage*11 January 1881He married Elizabeth W. Smith, daughter of Valentine (of Ralph) Smith and Elizabeth 'Betty' Stant, on 11 January 1881 at Pocomoke City, Worcester Co, MD.6 

Citations

  1. [S174] Accomack Co, VA, Wills, 1828-46, p. 246.
  2. [S349] Book of Common Prayer (Walter Wessells Family Bible).
  3. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  4. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  5. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  6. [S17] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #3, 1853-1896.
  7. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.

Elizabeth W. Smith1

F, b. circa 1844
FatherValentine (of Ralph) Smith b. c 1804
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' Stant b. c 1816
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited6 Dec 2001
Birth*circa 1844Elizabeth was born circa 1844 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*1850Elizabeth was listed with her parents in the census of 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Elizabeth W. Smith, age 6 in HH#1023 headed by Valentine Smith, a 46 year old farmer..1 
Marriage*11 January 1881She married John William Custis Wessells, son of Walter Wessells Sr. and Mary 'Polly' Boston, on 11 January 1881 at Pocomoke City, Worcester Co, MD.2 
Married Name11 January 1881 As of 11 January 1881,her married name was Wessells. 

Family

John William Custis Wessells b. 17 Jun 1829, d. c 1897

Citations

  1. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  2. [S17] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #3, 1853-1896.

Charlotte A. Smith1

F, b. circa 1838
FatherValentine (of Ralph) Smith b. c 1804
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' Stant b. c 1816
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Last Edited6 Dec 2001
Birth*circa 1838Charlotte was born circa 1838 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*1850Charlotte was listed with her parents in the census of 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Charlotte A. Smith, age 12 in HH#1023 headed by Valentine Smith, a 46 year old farmer..1 

Citations

  1. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.

Sewell Smith1

M, b. circa 1843
FatherValentine (of Ralph) Smith b. c 1804
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' Stant b. c 1816
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Last Edited6 Dec 2001
Birth*circa 1843Sewell was born circa 1843 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*1850Sewell was listed with his parents in the census of 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Sewell Smith, age 7 in HH#1023 headed by Valentine Smith, a 46 year old farmer..1 

Citations

  1. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.

Walter Wessells Sr.1

M, b. circa 1775, d. 30 March 1837
FatherWilliam Wessells Sr. b. c 1740, d. 1803
MotherEgnatia 'Nasha' (-----) b. c 1750, d. Jul 1806
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited12 Aug 2014
Birth*circa 1775Walter was born circa 1775 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Biography*1802He was called Walter Vessells, son of William Vessels in his father William's will of 1802. He first appeared as a head of household in the 1820 Census as Walter Vessells, age 26-45 (45), with a wife, age 26-45 (Polly, 34), 1 male 10-16 (Henry, 13), 2 males under 10 (Colmore, 9 and Solomon, 3), 3 females 0-10 (Sarah, 11, Elizabeth, 6, and Anne 3), and 7 slaves. Walter Wessels Sen, age 50-60 (55), was listed as a head of an 1830 household with a wife, age 40-50 (Polly, 44), 1 male 20-30 (Henry L., 23), 1 male 15-20 (Colmore, 19), 1 male under 5 (John Wm. Custis, 1), 2 females 15-20 (Sarah, 21 and Elizabeth, 16), 1 female 10-15 (Anne, 13), and 7 slaves. 
Marriage*4 February 1807He married Mary 'Polly' Boston, daughter of Solomon (184) Boston and Elizabeth Litchfield (Litchfield?), on 4 February 1807 at Accomack Co, VA. William Ailworth was the security on the M.L.B. of Walter Wessells and Mary Boston..3,4 
Land wit deed*4 February 1808Walter Wessells Sr. witnessed a deed on 4 February 1808 at Michael's Marsh, south side Messongo Creek, Accomack Co, VA. Walter Wessells, Thomas Fletcher Jr., John Drummond & William Drummond witnessed the deed when John Martin's Extr sold his 250 acres of land for $500 to Daniel Bosto.5 
Census*1830He was listed as a resident in the census report in 1830 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA.2 
Will*16 October 1833He made a will on 16 October 1833 at Accomack Co, VA. He named sons: Colmore (land near John Drummond and James Northam), Henry, and William Custis Wessells (Messongo Creek land); and daughters: Elizabeth and Anne Wessells. He also specified: "If the said Wm. Custis Wessells dieing without lawful heirs of his body for Colmore Wessells for (to) have (negro) Samuel and Henry Wessells for to have one third and Elizabeth Wessells one third and Anne Wessells my daughters one third of the balance." Witnesses were Hny. Fletcher, Colmore S. Bird, and Custis W. Bird. In the probation protion Walter is called "Senr" and in the seal. Since no executor was named, on the oath of Polly Wessells (assumed to be the wife) and Henry Wessells who took the oath prescribed by law, and together with William Nock, John P. Drummond and Custis W. Bird securities thereto entered into a bond and letters of administration were granted to them. (WHAT ABOUT POLLY FROM PRAYER BOOK? DIED YOUNG OR HH#694 IN 1850 CENSUS? NO MENTIONED IN FATHER'S WILL!).6 
Death*30 March 1837Walter died on 30 March 1837 at Accomack Co, VA.7 
Probate*29 May 1837Walter's will was probated on 29 May 1837 at Accomack Co, VA.8 

Family

Mary 'Polly' Boston b. 3 Feb 1786, d. 7 Feb 1838
Marriage*4 February 1807He married Mary 'Polly' Boston, daughter of Solomon (184) Boston and Elizabeth Litchfield (Litchfield?), on 4 February 1807 at Accomack Co, VA. William Ailworth was the security on the M.L.B. of Walter Wessells and Mary Boston..3,4 
Children 1.Henry L. Wessells b. 28 Nov 1807, d. Jun 1883
 2.Sarah 'Sally' Wessells b. 18 Sep 1809, d. c 1832
 3.Colmore 'Colley' Wessells b. 25 Oct 1811, d. 1847
 4.Elizabeth Wessells b. 30 Aug 1813, d. 8 Apr 1875
 5.Polly Wessells b. 16 Jan 1815
 6.Anne Wessells b. 28 Jun 1817, d. c 1865
 7.Solomon Wessells b. 26 May 1820, d. b 1833
 8.John William Custis Wessells+ b. 17 Jun 1829, d. c 1897

Citations

  1. [S1479] Administration of Brother's Estate.
  2. [S580] Jody Powell, 1830 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  3. [S14] Mark C. Lewis, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage License Bonds, 1806-1835.
  4. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  5. [S722] Virginia Accomack County, Accomack Co, VA, Deeds, No. 012, 1807-1810, p. 133 (John Martin's Extr Thomas Fletcher to Daniel Boston).
  6. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 584 (will of Walter Wessells Sr.).
  7. [S349] Book of Common Prayer (Walter Wessells Family Bible).
  8. [S174] Accomack Co, VA, Wills, 1828-46, p. 246.

William Wessells Sr.1

M, b. circa 1774, d. 1842
FatherJames Wessells Sr. b. c 1720, d. b 27 Jul 1801
MotherPatience Young b. c 1745, d. a 1801
Last Edited4 Jan 2009
Biography*William Wessells Senr's will, written 12 Dec 1841, named a wife Sally Wessells as the executor and a friend William Taylor of Teackle. Witnesses were Littleton A. Hinman, John Taylor of C. and Teackle Taylor. It is odd that neither William Wessells nor his wife Sally named any children nor grand children in their wills. 
Birth*circa 1774William was born circa 1774 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*30 December 1799He married Sally Killmon, daughter of Mathew 'Marthey' Killmon and Comfort Ewell, on 30 December 1799 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown only as William Vessels and she as Sally Killmon. No other information was given..3,4 
Will - Father's*22 February 1801William was named in his father's will on 22 February 1801 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a son William Vessels in the will of James Vessels, wife Patience. He was given the plantation where he now lives..5 
Probate*25 April 1842William's will was probated on 25 April 1842 at Accomack Co, VA.6 
Death*1842William died in 1842 at Messongo, Acc Co, VA.6 

Family

Sally Killmon b. c 1774, d. b 30 Jun 1862

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 583 (will of James Wessells Sr., wife Patience).
  2. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.
  3. [S10] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage License Bonds, 1774-1806.
  4. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  5. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 583 (will of James Wessells Sr., wife Patience).
  6. [S174] Accomack Co, VA, Wills, 1828-46, p. 440.

Mary 'Polly' Boston1

F, b. 3 February 1786, d. 7 February 1838
FatherSolomon (184) Boston b. c 1732, d. b 26 Jan 1807
MotherElizabeth Litchfield (Litchfield?) b. c 1740, d. c 1803
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited12 Dec 2016
Birth*3 February 1786Mary was born on 3 February 1786 at Messongo, Acc Co, VA.2,3 
Will - Father's*1 August 1806Mary was named in her father's will on 1 August 1806 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Solomon Boston gave to eldest son Solomon Boston Jr. My Negro man Isaac. To my grandson Solomon Warner $1. To Anna Boston, widow of Joshua Boston dec'd, 1 shilling. To daughter Polly Boston … To 2 daughters Polly Boston & Nancy Small all the property called my wife's ... to my sons Solomon Jr. & Daniel Boston. Remainder to my son Daniel & 2 daughters Nancy Small & Polly Boston. Son Daniel Boston Extr. Witt: Teackle Shay, Peggy Shay & Arthur Watson. Prob: Daniel Boston relinquished to Arthur Watson who became the Admr. with Jonathan Mears & Walter Wessells securities.4 
Marriage*4 February 1807She married Walter Wessells Sr., son of William Wessells Sr. and Egnatia 'Nasha' (-----), on 4 February 1807 at Accomack Co, VA. William Ailworth was the security on the M.L.B. of Walter Wessells and Mary Boston..5,6 
Married Name4 February 1807 As of 4 February 1807,her married name was Wessells. 
Death*7 February 1838Mary died on 7 February 1838 at Messongo, Acc Co, VA, at age 52.2,3 

Family

Walter Wessells Sr. b. c 1775, d. 30 Mar 1837
Children 1.Henry L. Wessells b. 28 Nov 1807, d. Jun 1883
 2.Sarah 'Sally' Wessells b. 18 Sep 1809, d. c 1832
 3.Colmore 'Colley' Wessells b. 25 Oct 1811, d. 1847
 4.Elizabeth Wessells b. 30 Aug 1813, d. 8 Apr 1875
 5.Polly Wessells b. 16 Jan 1815
 6.Anne Wessells b. 28 Jun 1817, d. c 1865
 7.Solomon Wessells b. 26 May 1820, d. b 1833
 8.John William Custis Wessells+ b. 17 Jun 1829, d. c 1897

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.
  2. [S349] Book of Common Prayer (Walter Wessells Family Bible).
  3. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 22 (item #13 Solomon Boston).
  4. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 83 (will of Solomon Boston).
  5. [S14] Mark C. Lewis, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage License Bonds, 1806-1835.
  6. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

William Taylor

M, b. circa 1810
Last Edited16 Mar 1997
Birth*circa 1810William was born circa 1810. 

Family

Child 1.Mary S. 'Polly' Taylor+ b. 1831, d. 1915

Elizabeth Litchfield (Litchfield?)1

F, b. circa 1740, d. circa 1803
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited10 Aug 2014
Birth*circa 1740Elizabeth was born circa 1740. 
Marriage*circa 1766She married Solomon (184) Boston, son of Isaac (74) Boston (II) and Rachael Tomlinson, circa 1766 at Somerset Co, MD.2,3 
Married Namecirca 1766 As of circa 1766,her married name was Boston. 
Death*circa 1803Elizabeth died circa 1803. 

Family

Solomon (184) Boston b. c 1732, d. b 26 Jan 1807
Children 1.Sally Boston+ b. 15 Jan 1768, d. c 1801
 2.Ann 'Nancy' Boston+ b. 6 Apr 1772, d. 1847
 3.Solomon Boston Jr.+ b. 19 Feb 1775, d. 6 Jul 1819
 4.Joshua (of Solomon) Boston b. 6 Oct 1778, d. b 30 Sep 1805
 5.Elizabeth 'Betsy' Boston b. 8 May 1781, d. Nov 1846
 6.Daniel Boston+ b. 3 Oct 1783, d. 20 Oct 1854
 7.Mary 'Polly' Boston+ b. 3 Feb 1786, d. 7 Feb 1838
 8.Susan Boston b. c 1790

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.
  2. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 21 (#13 Solomon Boston).
  3. [S887] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 498 (Carsley Family).

Rachael Tomlinson1

F, b. circa 1703, d. circa 1770
FatherSamuel Tomlinson II b. c 1674
MotherAbigail Seward b. c 1680
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited19 Jul 2007
Biography*For more on Rachael Tomlinson and her mother Abigail Seward see the Boston book, p. 423. 
Birth*circa 1703Rachael was born circa 1703 at Somerset Co, MD. 
Marriage*circa 1722She married Isaac (74) Boston (II), son of Isaac Boston (I) and Elizabeth (18) Long, circa 1722 at Somerset Co, MD.1,2 
Married Namecirca 1722 As of circa 1722,her married name was Boston. 
Death*circa 1770Rachael died circa 1770 at Somerset Co, MD. 

Family

Isaac (74) Boston (II) b. 1694, d. b 28 Sep 1751
Children 1.Isaac (179) Boston b. c 1722, d. a Apr 1765
 2.Abigal (180) Boston b. 24 Feb 1724
 3.Samuel (181) Boston b. c 1726, d. b 15 Apr 1765
 4.Sarah (182) Boston b. c 1728, d. 1764
 5.David (183) Boston b. c 1730, d. b 3 Sep 1761
 6.Solomon (184) Boston+ b. c 1732, d. b 26 Jan 1807
 7.Naboth (185) Boston b. c 1734, d. b 5 Aug 1785
 8.Rebecca (186) Boston b. c 1736, d. b 9 Nov 1784
 9.Martha (187) Boston b. c 1738, d. a 1784
 10.Daniel (188) Boston+ b. c 1740, d. b 16 Nov 1832

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.
  2. [S887] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 497 (Carsley Family).

Samuel Tomlinson II

M, b. circa 1674
FatherSamuel Tomlinson I b. c 1645
MotherMargaret (-----) b. c 1635
Last Edited10 Sep 2009
Birth*circa 1674Samuel was born circa 1674 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Brother's*3 May 1688Samuel was named in his brother's will on 3 May 1688 at Northampton Co, VA. He was shown as my brother Samuel Tomlinson in the will of John Haggaman, mother Margaret Tomlinson.1 
Marriage*circa 1700He married Abigail Seward circa 1700.2 

Family

Abigail Seward b. c 1680
Child 1.Rachael Tomlinson+ b. c 1703, d. c 1770

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 134 (will of John Haggaman, mother Margaret Tomlinson).
  2. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.

Abigail Seward

F, b. circa 1680
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1680Abigail was born circa 1680. 
Marriage*circa 1700She married Samuel Tomlinson II, son of Samuel Tomlinson I and Margaret (-----), circa 1700.1 
Married Namecirca 1700 As of circa 1700,her married name was Tomlinson. 

Family

Samuel Tomlinson II b. c 1674
Child 1.Rachael Tomlinson+ b. c 1703, d. c 1770

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.

Henry Boston I (Quaker?)1

M, b. circa 1620, d. 24 September 1676
Last Edited16 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1620Henry was born circa 1620. 
Anecdote*1645 In 1645 in Northampton County, VA, having worked out his indenture as a servant to Mr. Obedience Robins, secured his freedom, receiving according to custom, three barrels of corn and clothing. (NOTE: If he had served the normal 7 years, he would have come into the colony about 1637.)1 
Anecdote1647/48 There was a Henry Boston in St. Mary's County, MD in 1647-48, but it is not known if it was the same as the one in Northampton County before and after this time. However, removing to the Colony of Maryland and then returning would explain why he was shown as a headright for Stephen Charlton in 1650.1 
Headright*29 August 1650He was named as a headright on 29 August 1650 at Northampton Co, VA. He was shown as Henry Boston on a patent granted to Stephen Charlton for 1,000 acres at Matchepungo Creek, Northampton County, VA.1 
Appraiser*28 August 1654Henry was named as an appraiser of an estate on 28 August 1654 at Northampton Co, VA. Henry Boston & Thomas Harryson appraised the estate of Francis Flood, which was presented by the widow Frances.2 
Marriage*circa 1655He married Anne (-----) circa 1655 at Northampton Co, VA.1,3,4 
Will - Mentioned in*1 January 1655/56Henry was mentioned in a will on 1 January 1655/56 at Northampton Co, VA. In her will Elizabeth Moore, widow of Augustyne Moore, gave her child Samuel Moore to Henry Boston and his wife Ann.4 
Administrator*21 February 1655/56Henry was named as administrator of an estate on 21 February 1655/56 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that Henry Boston was referred to as the admr of the estate of Augustyne Moore. Augustyne Moore had given a deed of gift to Ann Catlyng the wife of Robert Catlyng for the use of her children Thomas and Robert Catlyng.5 
Land patented*22 March 1662/63He patented land on 22 March 1662/63 at tract Boston's Adventure, Morumsco Creek, Somerset Co, MD. The patent was from John Nutthall, the assignee of Elinor Martin of a warrent for 400 acres and for 200 acres for the transportation of Mary Wilkinson, Robert Dornewell, Thomas Moulson, and Judeth Best lying on the west side of Morumsco Creek next to the land of Ambrose Dixon and Jeffery Mintiale (Minshell).6 
Anecdote1663 In the summer of 1663 Henry Boston took with him into Maryland his wife Anne, his two sons Henry and Isaac, and his daughter Rebecca, as well as Samuel Moore, William & Mary Wilkinson, Robert Dornewell, Thomas Moulson and Judith Best, the last two at least, indentured servants. He settled first at Morumsco but took up permanent residence in the summer of 1663 a few miles west, at Annemessex.6 
Justice of the Peace*11 December 1665He served has a Justice of the Peace on 11 December 1665 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that Henry Boston was first appointed a justice of the peace, and reappointed on 27 Aug 1666 and again in 1675.6 
Marriage*19 May 1673He married Elizabeth Rogerson on 19 May 1673 at Somerset Co, MD.3,1 
Death*24 September 1676Henry died on 24 September 1676 at Annamessex, Som Co, MD. Henry Boston died and was buried at his plantation in Anamessex the 24th day of September 1676. He possilby died quite suddenly as unexpectedly, for he left no will and the inventory of his estate is undated..7 
Est settm't*12 January 1676/77His estate was settled on 12 January 1676/77 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that at the request of Isaac and Esau Bston, orphans of Henry Boston Senior, that the court appointed William Planner, planter, and William Walston, cooper, as quardians respectively of Isaac and Esau; the court likewise ordered that Henry Boston Jr., deliver the estate of Rebeckah Millner and Anne Boston the daughters of the dec'd unto the security of the administrator Capt. Thoms Walker (sheriff) of this County. And the court finally ordered that "Richard the Bastard son of Henry Boston" of this county gentleman lately dec'd be and remain with Henry Boston the administrator until the next court.7 

Family 1

Anne (-----) b. c 1620, d. b 19 May 1673
Marriage*circa 1655He married Anne (-----) circa 1655 at Northampton Co, VA.1,3,4 
Children 1.Henry Boston II3 b. 13 Aug 1656, d. b 3 Feb 1695/96
 2.Rebecca Boston7 b. c 1660
 3.Isaac Boston (I)+ b. c 1660, d. Mar 1701
 4.Anne Boston7 b. c 1663
 5.Esau Boston I+8 b. c 1665, d. b 12 Mar 1719/20

Family 2

Judith Best b. c 1645
Child 1.Richard Boston7 b. 8 Mar 1669/70, d. b 20 Sep 1706

Family 3

Elizabeth Rogerson b. c 1650
Marriage*19 May 1673Henry Boston I (Quaker?) married Elizabeth Rogerson on 19 May 1673 at Somerset Co, MD.3,1 

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 11 (Henry Boston).
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 37 (death of Francis Flood).
  3. [S224] Clayton Torrence, Old Somerset on The Eastern Shore of Maryland, p. 436 (Early Settlers - Henry Boston).
  4. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 45 (will of Elizabeth Moore, widow of Augustyne Moore).
  5. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 44 (adm of Augustyne Moore to Henry Boston).
  6. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 12 (Henry Boston).
  7. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 14 (Henry Boston).
  8. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 16 (#4 Esau Boston).

Anne (-----)

F, b. circa 1620, d. before 19 May 1673
Last Edited16 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1620Anne was born circa 1620. 
Marriage*circa 1655She married Henry Boston I (Quaker?) circa 1655 at Northampton Co, VA.1,2,3 
Married Namecirca 1655 As of circa 1655,her married name was Boston. 
Will - Mentioned in*1 January 1655/56Anne was mentioned in a will on 1 January 1655/56 at Northampton Co, VA. In her will Elizabeth Moore, widow of Augustyne Moore, gave her child Samuel Moore to Henry Boston and his wife Ann.3 
Death*before 19 May 1673She died before 19 May 1673 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that Henry Boston married Elizabeth Rogerson.1 

Family

Henry Boston I (Quaker?) b. c 1620, d. 24 Sep 1676
Children 1.Henry Boston II2 b. 13 Aug 1656, d. b 3 Feb 1695/96
 2.Rebecca Boston4 b. c 1660
 3.Isaac Boston (I)+ b. c 1660, d. Mar 1701
 4.Anne Boston4 b. c 1663
 5.Esau Boston I+5 b. c 1665, d. b 12 Mar 1719/20

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 11 (Henry Boston).
  2. [S224] Clayton Torrence, Old Somerset on The Eastern Shore of Maryland, p. 436 (Early Settlers - Henry Boston).
  3. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 45 (will of Elizabeth Moore, widow of Augustyne Moore).
  4. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 14 (Henry Boston).
  5. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 16 (#4 Esau Boston).

Ann 'Nancy' Boston1

F, b. 6 April 1772, d. 1847
FatherSolomon (184) Boston b. c 1732, d. b 26 Jan 1807
MotherElizabeth Litchfield (Litchfield?) b. c 1740, d. c 1803
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited12 Dec 2016
Birth*6 April 1772Ann was born on 6 April 1772 at Messongo, Acc Co, VA.2,3 
Marriage*circa 1799She married James Small circa 1799 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1799 As of circa 1799,her married name was Small. 
Will - Father's*1 August 1806Ann was named in her father's will on 1 August 1806 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Solomon Boston gave to eldest son Solomon Boston Jr. My Negro man Isaac. To my grandson Solomon Warner $1. To Anna Boston, widow of Joshua Boston dec'd, 1 shilling. To daughter Polly Boston … To 2 daughters Polly Boston & Nancy Small all the property called my wife's ... to my sons Solomon Jr. & Daniel Boston. Remainder to my son Daniel & 2 daughters Nancy Small & Polly Boston. Son Daniel Boston Extr. Witt: Teackle Shay, Peggy Shay & Arthur Watson. Prob: Daniel Boston relinquished to Arthur Watson who became the Admr. with Jonathan Mears & Walter Wessells securities.4 
Will - Sister's*7 November 1846Ann was named in her sister's will on 7 November 1846 at Accomack Co, VA. She was named as a sister Ann Boston in the will of Betsy Watts. (Note: She should have been Ann Small.)5 
Probate*31 May 1847Ann's will was probated on 31 May 1847 at Accomack Co, VA.6 
Death*1847Ann died in 1847 at Messongo, Acc Co, VA.1 

Family

James Small b. c 1775, d. c 1807
Marriage*circa 1799She married James Small circa 1799 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Children 1.Elizabeth Small+ b. c 1800, d. c 1870
 2.Solomon J. Small+ b. c 1802, d. 1861
 3.Sarah 'Sally' Small+ b. c 1803, d. 5 Dec 1881

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.
  2. [S349] Book of Common Prayer (Walter Wessells Family Bible).
  3. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 22 (item #13 Solomon Boston).
  4. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 83 (will of Solomon Boston).
  5. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 575 (will of Betsy Watts).
  6. [S58] Accomack Co, VA, Wills, 1846-1882.

Solomon Gladding

M, b. circa 1770
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1770Solomon was born circa 1770. 

Family

Child 1.Solomon J. Gladding+ b. c 1800, d. Jul 1850

Elizabeth Small1

F, b. circa 1800, d. circa 1870
FatherJames Small b. c 1775, d. c 1807
MotherAnn 'Nancy' Boston b. 6 Apr 1772, d. 1847
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited18 Nov 2001
Birth*circa 1800Elizabeth was born circa 1800 at Messongo, Acc Co, VA. 
Marriage*7 January 1824She married John Burton on 7 January 1824 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Name7 January 1824 As of 7 January 1824,her married name was Burton. 
Census w/son*1850Elizabeth was listed with her son in the census of in 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Elizabeth Burton, age 50 in HH#950 headed by Wm. S. Burton, a 23 year old farmer..2 
Death*circa 1870Elizabeth died circa 1870. 

Family

John Burton b. c 1800
Child 1.William S. Burton+ b. c 1827, d. c 1869

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.
  2. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.

John Burton

M, b. circa 1800
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited8 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1800John was born circa 1800 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*7 January 1824He married Elizabeth Small, daughter of James Small and Ann 'Nancy' Boston, on 7 January 1824 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Elizabeth Small b. c 1800, d. c 1870
Child 1.William S. Burton+ b. c 1827, d. c 1869

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.

Sally Boston1

F, b. 15 January 1768, d. circa 1801
FatherSolomon (184) Boston b. c 1732, d. b 26 Jan 1807
MotherElizabeth Litchfield (Litchfield?) b. c 1740, d. c 1803
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited12 Dec 2016
Birth*15 January 1768Sally was born on 15 January 1768 at Messongo, Acc Co, VA.2,3 
Marriage*circa 1785She married Isaac Warner, son of William Warner, circa 1785.3 
Married Namecirca 1785 As of circa 1785,her married name was Warner. 
Death*circa 1801Sally died circa 1801. 

Family

Isaac Warner b. c 1760, d. b 27 Jan 1800
Children 1.Jacob (of Isaac) Warner+4 b. c 1785, d. b 26 Dec 1836
 2.Ann C. 'Nancy' Warner+ b. c 1790, d. b 29 Dec 1845
 3.Solomon Warner Sr.+ b. c 1791

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.
  2. [S349] Book of Common Prayer (Walter Wessells Family Bible).
  3. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 22 (item #13 Solomon Boston).
  4. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

Isaac Warner1

M, b. circa 1760, d. before 27 January 1800
FatherWilliam Warner b. c 1734, d. Jun 1803
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited12 Dec 2016
Birth*circa 1760Isaac was born circa 1760 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriagecirca 1780He married Sophia Staton, daughter of Warrington Staton I and Catharine Crippen, circa 1780.2 
Will - Wife's*24 November 1783Isaac was named in his wife's will on 24 November 1783 at Accomack Co, VA. In her will Sophia Warner gave to husband Isaac Warner land where I now live, formerly belonging to Joseph Blake, being 60 acres Witt: John Howard, Nancy Blake, Polly Howard. In order of probate: Isaac Warner qualified.3 
Land inherited*1784He inherited land in 1784 at tract A147, Hallwood and vicinity, Accomack Co, VA. In 1782 Joseph Blake left his 60 acres of this tract to his wife Sophia and 2 years later she, as Sophia Warner, left it to her husband Isaac as "the land where I now live." Then in 1787 Thomas and Ann Staton sold the same 60 acres to Warner, the deed stating that as Sophia had left no heirs, the title had passed to her brother Thomas Staton.4 
Marriage*circa 1785He married Sally Boston, daughter of Solomon (184) Boston and Elizabeth Litchfield (Litchfield?), circa 1785.5 
Land bought*1786Isaac Warner bought land in 1786 at tract A147, Hallwood and vicinity, Accomack Co, VA. William Vanelson sold 50 acres of this tract to Isaac Warner, who was acquiring land in this vicinity.4 
Death*before 27 January 1800Isaac died before 27 January 1800 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Zadock Nock was named to settle the estate of Isaac Warner. James Abbott and Benjamin Nock were securities..6 
Land surveyed*1810He's land was surveyed in 1810 at tract A147, Hallwood and vicinity, Accomack Co, VA. After the death of Warner a survey in 1810 showed 135 acres, of which 21 acres and the home went to Jacob Warner, 75 acres to Nancy Warner, and 39 acres to Solomon Warner.4 

Family

Sally Boston b. 15 Jan 1768, d. c 1801
Marriage*circa 1785He married Sally Boston, daughter of Solomon (184) Boston and Elizabeth Litchfield (Litchfield?), circa 1785.5 
Children 1.Jacob (of Isaac) Warner+7 b. c 1785, d. b 26 Dec 1836
 2.Ann C. 'Nancy' Warner+ b. c 1790, d. b 29 Dec 1845
 3.Solomon Warner Sr.+ b. c 1791

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 565 (will of William Warner).
  2. [S1041] Rev. John Samuel Staton (compiler), Staton History revised from 1960, p. 4.
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 348 (will of Sophia Warner, husband Isaac Warner).
  4. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 1256 (tract A147).
  5. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed, p. 22 (item #13 Solomon Boston).
  6. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 564 (adm. of Isaac Warner).
  7. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

William Warner

M, b. circa 1734, d. June 1803
Father(-----) Warner b. c 1705
MotherChristian (-----) b. c 1710, d. 29 May 1768
Last Edited31 May 2011
Birth*circa 1734William was born circa 1734 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Security on Admin*27 March 1764He was security on the administration of an estate on 27 March 1764 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of William Bell was granted to Bridget Bell with John Northam & William Warner securities.1 
Will - Mother's*29 May 1768William was named in his mother's will on 29 May 1768 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a son William Warner in the numc. will of Christian Hickmon..2 
Marriage*circa 1785He married Elizabeth (-----) circa 1785.3 
Will*20 June 1803He made a will on 20 June 1803 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Death*June 1803William died in June 1803.3 
Probate*25 June 1803William's will was probated on 25 June 1803 at Accomack Co, VA.4,3 

Family 1

Children 1.Isaac Warner+ b. c 1760, d. b 27 Jan 1800
 2.George Warner Sr.+ b. c 1764
 3.Elizabeth Warner+ b. c 1766
 4.Nancy Warner b. c 1768

Family 2

Elizabeth (-----) b. c 1760
Marriage*circa 1785He married Elizabeth (-----) circa 1785.3 
Children 1.Hester 'Hessy' Warner+ b. c 1785, d. b 1838
 2.Lucretia Warner+ b. c 1785
 3.Polly Warner+ b. c 1794

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 206 (adm of William Bell to Bridget Bell).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 241 (nunc will of Christian Hickmon).
  3. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 565 (will of William Warner).
  4. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.

Cordelia Taylor1

F, b. 14 June 1838, d. circa 1865
FatherJames Benston Taylor b. 14 Feb 1795, d. 7 Mar 1866
MotherHenrietta Lucas b. 25 Dec 1796, d. 24 Feb 1844
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*14 June 1838Cordelia was born on 14 June 1838 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*7 October 1856She married John William Custis Wessells, son of Walter Wessells Sr. and Mary 'Polly' Boston, on 7 October 1856 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Married Name7 October 1856 As of 7 October 1856,her married name was Wessells. 
Census*1860She was listed as a resident in the census report in 1860 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA.3 
Death*circa 1865Cordelia died circa 1865 at Messongo, Acc Co, VA.4 

Family

John William Custis Wessells b. 17 Jun 1829, d. c 1897
Children 1.Sarah A. Elizabeth Wessells+ b. 20 Aug 1857, d. 8 Feb 1885
 2.John H. Selby Wessells+ b. 18 May 1859, d. 30 May 1936
 3.Mary E.W. 'Mollie' Wessells+ b. 4 Jul 1865, d. 9 Aug 1949

Citations

  1. [S365] Mary Margaret Taylor Gladding, Taylor Family, 1663-1974, James Taylor Branch (Miona), Accomack Co, VA.
  2. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  3. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  4. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.

Lewis B.R. Spielman

M, b. circa 1865
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1865Lewis was born circa 1865. 
Marriage*circa 1900He married Mary E.W. 'Mollie' Wessells, daughter of John William Custis Wessells and Cordelia Taylor, circa 1900.1 

Family

Mary E.W. 'Mollie' Wessells b. 4 Jul 1865, d. 9 Aug 1949

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.

John H. Selby Wessells1

M, b. 18 May 1859, d. 30 May 1936
FatherJohn William Custis Wessells b. 17 Jun 1829, d. c 1897
MotherCordelia Taylor b. 14 Jun 1838, d. c 1865
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Biography*Mr. J.H. Wessells, aged 77 years, died at Grotons on 2 Jun 1936. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Fulcher & Wilmer at Downing Church with burial in Downing's Cemetery. Survivors included a wife, 1 daughter, 3 sons and 1 sister, all of who were listed (E.S. News, 5 Jun 1936). 
Birth*18 May 1859John was born on 18 May 1859 at Wessells Farm, Messongo Cr, Acc Co, VA.1 
Census*1860He was listed as a resident in the census report in 1860 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA.2 
Marriage*circa 1882He married Elizabeth M. Gaskins, daughter of John Selby Gaskins Sr. and Letitia Romalina Broadwater, circa 1882.1 
Death*30 May 1936John died on 30 May 1936 at Gaskins Farm, Holden Cr, Acc Co, VA, at age 77.1 
Burial*His body was interred at Downing's Cem, Oak Hall, Acc Co, VA.3 
Death22 June 1936Conflicting evidence states that he died on 2 June 1936 at Grotons, Acc Co, VA.4 

Family

Elizabeth M. Gaskins b. 9 Dec 1863, d. 4 Jul 1940
Marriage*circa 1882He married Elizabeth M. Gaskins, daughter of John Selby Gaskins Sr. and Letitia Romalina Broadwater, circa 1882.1 
Children 1.Evelyn Cordelia Wessells+ b. 3 Nov 1883, d. 1 Mar 1970
 2.Harry Litchfield Wessells Sr.+ b. 30 Jul 1888, d. 28 Feb 1971
 3.Cornelius Gaskins 'Neal' Wessells b. 14 May 1894, d. 29 Aug 1972
 4.John William Wessells+ b. 19 Nov 1903, d. 25 Jun 1979

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.
  2. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  3. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  4. [S71] Eastern Shore News, Obituary.

Elizabeth M. Gaskins1

F, b. 9 December 1863, d. 4 July 1940
FatherJohn Selby Gaskins Sr. b. 19 Mar 1832, d. 12 Mar 1914
MotherLetitia Romalina Broadwater b. 22 Apr 1835, d. 6 Dec 1921
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Biography*Mrs. Elizabeth M. (Gaskins) Wessells, widow of the late J.H.S. Wessells, died at Grotons on 4 Jul 1940, aged 77 years, survivors were listed (Pen. Ent., 12 Jul 1940). 
Birth21861Conflicting evidence states that Elizabeth was born in 1861.2 
Birth*9 December 1863Elizabeth was born on 9 December 1863 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1882She married John H. Selby Wessells, son of John William Custis Wessells and Cordelia Taylor, circa 1882.1 
Married Namecirca 1882 As of circa 1882,her married name was Wessells. 
Death*4 July 1940Elizabeth died on 4 July 1940 at Grotons, Acc Co, VA, at age 76.3 
Burial*Her body was interred at Downing's Cem, Oak Hall, Acc Co, VA.2 

Family

John H. Selby Wessells b. 18 May 1859, d. 30 May 1936
Marriage*circa 1882She married John H. Selby Wessells, son of John William Custis Wessells and Cordelia Taylor, circa 1882.1 
Children 1.Evelyn Cordelia Wessells+ b. 3 Nov 1883, d. 1 Mar 1970
 2.Harry Litchfield Wessells Sr.+ b. 30 Jul 1888, d. 28 Feb 1971
 3.Cornelius Gaskins 'Neal' Wessells b. 14 May 1894, d. 29 Aug 1972
 4.John William Wessells+ b. 19 Nov 1903, d. 25 Jun 1979

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  3. [S27] Peninsula Enterprise, Obituary.

Sally Killmon1

F, b. circa 1774, d. before 30 June 1862
FatherMathew 'Marthey' Killmon b. c 1750, d. 1807
MotherComfort Ewell b. c 1755, d. c 1845
Last Edited9 Jun 2009
Birth*circa 1774Sally was born circa 1774 at Accomack Co, VA. The 1850 census puts her birth at 1790 and the 1860 census puts it at 1774..2,3 
Marriage*30 December 1799She married William Wessells Sr., son of James Wessells Sr. and Patience Young, on 30 December 1799 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown only as William Vessels and she as Sally Killmon. No other information was given..4,5 
Married Name30 December 1799 As of 30 December 1799,her married name was Wessells. 
Census head*1850Sally was listed as a head of household in the census of in 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Sally Wessells the head of HH#1195, age 60 with real estate valued at $400. Listed with her was Luiretia Russell, age 50 with real estate valued at $150..3 
Census w/brother*1860Sally was listed with her brother in the census of 1860 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Sally Wessels, age 86, in the household of Charles Killman, age 78.2 
Will*28 May 1862She made a will on 28 May 1862 at Accomack Co, VA. To William Taylor (of T.) and he to pay to Margaret Parkes (w/o Sol Parkes) $500; to Samuel C. Taylor (of John) and Charles Parkes (of John) land between Patsey Wessells and John Parkes; to Emeline Killmon (w/o Samuel Killmon); to Margaret Taylor (d/o John Taylor); to Margaret Parks (w/o Solomon Parks); to Catherine Taylor (wid/o John Taylor) and Margaret Parks (w/o Sol. Parks); to Tekle Taylor Senr. The executor was Burwell B. Ewell. Witnesses were Ephraim Wessells and John Parks Sr. (Acc Co Wills, 1846-1882, p. 342). Her relationship to those named was not specified.. 
Death*before 30 June 1862Sally died before 30 June 1862. It was on this date that her will was probated. Securities for probate were John Parks Sr. and Dennis Clayton..6 

Family

William Wessells Sr. b. c 1774, d. 1842
Marriage*30 December 1799She married William Wessells Sr., son of James Wessells Sr. and Patience Young, on 30 December 1799 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown only as William Vessels and she as Sally Killmon. No other information was given..4,5 

Citations

  1. [S1479] Administration of Brother's Estate.
  2. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  3. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  4. [S10] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage License Bonds, 1774-1806.
  5. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  6. [S58] Accomack Co, VA, Wills, 1846-1882, p. 342.

Hetty Wessells1

F, b. circa 1800, d. 15 March 1859
FatherWilliam Wessells Jr. b. c 1775
MotherLeah Northam b. c 1775
Last Edited23 Nov 2001
Biography*Called Hetty Wessels, grandaughter of Nasha Wessels in Nasha's will of 1806. 
Birth*circa 1800Hetty was born circa 1800 at Messongo, Acc Co, VA.2 
Census w/another*1850Hetty was listed with another family in the census of in 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Hetty Wessells, age 50 in HH#987 headed by Alfred Northam, a 26 year old merchant with real estate valued at $2,000. Also listed was Alfred Andrews, a 30 year old laborer..2 
Death*15 March 1859Hetty died on 15 March 1859 at Messongo, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Hetty Wessells, who died at the age of 58 years (the cause was not shown). She was the daughter of Wm. Wessells, born in Messongo and a spinster. Her cousin Henry L. Wessells gave the information..3 

Citations

  1. [S1479] Administration of Brother's Estate.
  2. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  3. [S569] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Death Register, 1853-1896.

Walter Wessells Jr.1

M, b. circa 1802, d. circa 1853
FatherWilliam Wessells Jr. b. c 1775
MotherLeah Northam b. c 1775
Last Edited22 Nov 2001
Birth*circa 1802Walter was born circa 1802 at Messongo, Acc Co, VA.2 
Marriage*24 February 1823He married Elizabeth 'Betsy' Bayly, daughter of Robert Bayly and Nancy (-----), on 24 February 1823 at Accomack Co, VA. Jacob Bird was the security on the M.L.B. of Walter Wessells Jr. and Betsy Bailey, orphan of Robert. They were married on 6 Mar 1823..3 
Census head*1840Walter was listed as a head of household in the census of in 1840 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Walter Wessells, age 30-40 (bc 1800-10), with a wife of the same age. Also listed was another white male the same age as him (who?) and 2 age 10-15 (Wm. Walter, 10 and who?). Other white females included one 0-5 (Eveline, 0), one 5-10 (Sally, 6), one 10-15 (Susan, 12), and one 15-20 (Nancy, 16)..4 
Census head1850Walter was listed as a head of household in the census of in 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Walter Wessells the head of HH978, a 48 year old laborer. Listed with him were the following Wessells: Elizabeth, age 46; Wm., a 20 year old laborer; Sarah, age 19; Eveline, age 10; and Henry W., age 7..2 
Death*circa 1853Walter died circa 1853 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Elizabeth 'Betsy' Bayly b. c 1804, d. c 1878
Children 1.Nancy Wessells b. c 1824
 2.Susan Wessells+ b. c 1828, d. c 1859
 3.William Walter Wessells+ b. c 1830, d. c 1900
 4.Sarah Robinson 'Sally' Wessells+ b. 7 Sep 1834, d. 6 Jun 1914
 5.Eveline Wessells+ b. 30 Nov 1839, d. 17 Jan 1917
 6.Henry W. Wessells+ b. 13 Jul 1844, d. 15 Jun 1933

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.
  2. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  3. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  4. [S581] Jody Powell, 1840 Accomack Co, VA, Census.

Henrietta 'Henny' Bayly1

F, b. circa 1804
FatherRobert Bayly b. c 1750, d. b 29 May 1815
MotherNancy (-----) b. c 1760, d. Aug 1846
Last Edited5 Aug 2014
Birth*circa 1804Henrietta was born circa 1804 at Messongo, Acc Co, VA.2 
Marriage*circa 1830She married Henry Bayly circa 1830.3 
Census head1830Henrietta was listed as a head of household in the census of in 1830 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She is shown as Henrietta Bayly, age 20-30. There were no other females listed with her. There were two males age 0-5..4 
Rev War Vet relative*27 July 1835She was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 27 July 1835 at Accomack Co, VA. Hetty Trader, Robert Bayly, Henny Bayly, Nancy Bayly, Polly Bayly and Betsy Bayly are the only heirs at law of Robert Bayly, seaman in the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War.5 
Census head1840Henrietta was listed as a head of household in the census of in 1840 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Henny Bayly, age 30-40. Listed with her were 1 male age 0-5, 2 males age 5-10, 1 male age 10-15, 1 female age 0-5 and 1 female age 20-30. (Note: Jody Powell shows the head of the household as Henry, but Mary Frances Carey shows Henny. It must have been a female, because the oldest male was only age 10-15 and the oldest female was age 30-40.)6 
Census head*1850Henrietta was listed as a head of household in the census of in 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Henny Bayly, the head of HH#979, age 46. Listed with her were Elizabeth Wessells, age 36; Wm. Wessells, age 9; Susan Wessells, age 3; and William Bayly, age 3. She was living between and adjacent to Walter Wessells and Solomon J. Small. Wm. Knight and Daniel Boston were the next two households..2 
Rev War Vet relative28 February 1853She was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 28 February 1853 at Accomack Co, VA. Hetty Trader, one of the heirs of Robert Bayly is now the wife of Henry Davis. Robert and Henry(Henny?) Bayly are still living; Polly died intestate and without issue; Betsy Bayly and Betsy Wessells are still living.7 

Family

Henry Bayly b. c 1810, d. Feb 1855
Marriage*circa 1830She married Henry Bayly circa 1830.3 
Children 1.Edward 'Boss' Bayly+ b. 3 Apr 1830, d. 5 Apr 1914
 2.William H. Bayly+ b. 6 Aug 1846, d. 25 Feb 1931

Citations

  1. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War.
  2. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  3. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns), p. 45 (marriage of son Wm. H. Bayly to Margaret Rachel West, named Wm. as the son of Thos. & Hennie Bayly).
  4. [S580] Jody Powell, 1830 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  5. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 55 (heirs of Robert Bayly, seaman).
  6. [S581] Jody Powell, 1840 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  7. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 77 (heirs of Robert Bayly, seaman).

Elizabeth 'Betsy' Bayly1,2

F, b. circa 1804, d. circa 1878
FatherRobert Bayly b. c 1750, d. b 29 May 1815
MotherNancy (-----) b. c 1760, d. Aug 1846
Last Edited5 Aug 2014
Birth*circa 1804Elizabeth was born circa 1804 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Will - Father's*21 March 1815Elizabeth was named in her father's will on 21 March 1815 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*24 February 1823She married Walter Wessells Jr., son of William Wessells Jr. and Leah Northam, on 24 February 1823 at Accomack Co, VA. Jacob Bird was the security on the M.L.B. of Walter Wessells Jr. and Betsy Bailey, orphan of Robert. They were married on 6 Mar 1823..4 
Married Name24 February 1823 As of 24 February 1823,her married name was Wessells. 
Rev War Vet relative28 May 1832Elizabeth 'Betsy' Bayly was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 28 May 1832 at Accomack Co, VA. Elijah Bayly, Molly Bayly, John Bayly and Betsy Bayly are the only heirs at law of Robert Bayly, seaman in the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War.5 
Rev War Vet relative27 July 1835She was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 27 July 1835 at Accomack Co, VA. Hetty Trader, Robert Bayly, Henny Bayly, Nancy Bayly, Polly Bayly and Betsy Bayly are the only heirs at law of Robert Bayly, seaman in the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War.6 
Census w/husband*1850Elizabeth was listed with her husband in the census of in 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Elizabeth Wessells, age 46 in HH#978 headed by Walter Wessells, a 48 year old laborer..3 
Rev War Vet relative28 February 1853She was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 28 February 1853 at Accomack Co, VA. Hetty Trader, one of the heirs of Robert Bayly is now the wife of Henry Davis. Robert and Henry(Henny?) Bayly are still living; Polly died intestate and without issue; Betsy Bayly and Betsy Wessells are still living.7 
Rev War Vet relative*29 January 1855She was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 29 January 1855 at Accomack Co, VA. Nancy Bayly, widow of Robert Bayly, reputed soldier in the Rev. War, died Aug 1846; Elizabeth Wessells is her only living child.8 
Census*1860She was listed as a resident in the census report in 1860 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA.9 
Death*circa 1878Elizabeth died circa 1878 at Accomack Co, VA.10 

Family

Walter Wessells Jr. b. c 1802, d. c 1853
Marriage*24 February 1823She married Walter Wessells Jr., son of William Wessells Jr. and Leah Northam, on 24 February 1823 at Accomack Co, VA. Jacob Bird was the security on the M.L.B. of Walter Wessells Jr. and Betsy Bailey, orphan of Robert. They were married on 6 Mar 1823..4 
Children 1.Nancy Wessells b. c 1824
 2.Susan Wessells+ b. c 1828, d. c 1859
 3.William Walter Wessells+ b. c 1830, d. c 1900
 4.Sarah Robinson 'Sally' Wessells+ b. 7 Sep 1834, d. 6 Jun 1914
 5.Eveline Wessells+ b. 30 Nov 1839, d. 17 Jan 1917
 6.Henry W. Wessells+ b. 13 Jul 1844, d. 15 Jun 1933

Citations

  1. [S14] Mark C. Lewis, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage License Bonds, 1806-1835.
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 36 (will of Robert Bayly).
  3. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  4. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  5. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 32 (heirs of Robert Bayly, seaman).
  6. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 55 (heirs of Robert Bayly, seaman).
  7. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 77 (heirs of Robert Bayly, seaman).
  8. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 79.
  9. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  10. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.

Robert Bayly1

M, b. circa 1750, d. before 29 May 1815
FatherRobert Bayly Sr. (Pocomoke) b. c 1725
MotherMary Massey b. c 1725
Last Edited6 Aug 2014
Birth*circa 1750Robert was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Rev War Veteran*1775Robert served in the Revolutionary War in in 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Robert Bayly, a seaman in the Navy..2 
Marriage*circa 1775He married Nancy (-----) circa 1775.3 
Milit-Beg*Robert was a member of the armed forces serving at the Revolution. On 29 May 1832 it was certified that Elijah Bayly, Molly Bayly, John Bayly and Betsy Bayly are the only heirs at Law of Robert Bayly a seaman in the Virginia State Navy in the Revolutionary War. On 29 May 1834 it was certified that Elijah Bayly son of Robert Bayly who was a seaman in the Virginia State Navy in the Revolutionary War is dead. On 25 Jul 1835 it was certified that Hetty Trader, Robert Bayly, Henny Bayly, Nancy Bayly, Polly Bayly and Betsy Bayly are the only heirs at law of Robert Bayly who was a seaman in the Virginia State Navy in the Revolutionary War. On 31 Oct 1836 it was certified that Robert Bayly is the grandson and only heir at Law of Robert Bayly, a seaman in the Virginia State Navy in the Revolutionary War. On 28 Feb 1853 it was certified that Hetty Trader one of the heirs of Robert Bayly is now the wife of Henry Davis. Robert and Henry (probably Henny) Bayly are still living, Polly is dead and intestate and without issue, Betsy Bayly and Betsy Wessells are still living. On 29 Jan 1855 it was certified that Nancy Bayly, widow of Robert Bayly, a reputed soldier in the Revolutionary War, died in August 1846, and that Elizabeth Wessells is her only living child..4 
Census head*1800Robert was listed as a head of household in the census of 1800 at Accomack Parish, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Robert Bayley a head of household, age over 45 (b. before 1765). Listed with him were 4M0-10, 1M16-26, 1F10-16, 1F26-45 & 1 slave. (NOTE: 1800 census, Acc Parish, p.2 shows Robert Sen of Pocomoke, Robert also over age 45, Southy of Messongo over 54 and Zadock age 26-45. The latter 3 are likely the sons of Robert Sen of Pocomoke.)5 
Land sold10 December 1808Robert sold land on 10 December 1808 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Robert Bayly and wife Nancy sold Frank Jenkins 9 acres of land on Messongo Road for 22 pounds. Witnesses were Bennet Mason, James Duncan and Sarah Fisher..6 
Census head*1810Robert was listed as a head of household in the census of 1810 at Accomack Parish, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Robert Bayly (M) a head of household, age over 45 (b.before 1765). Listed with him was 1M0-10, 2M10-16, 1F0-10, 1F16-26, 1F over 45 & 1 slave.5 
Land sold*23 January 1812Robert sold land on 23 January 1812 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Robert Bayly of Robert sold John Wharton, a mortgage for $59.57. The land had been purchased of Henry Thornton as was called Chesnut Hill. It was southwest of Wallops Road, near the land of Wm. T. Matthews Jr, where Robert Bayly now lives..7 
Will*21 March 1815He made a will on 21 March 1815 at Accomack Co, VA. To son John Bayly 20 acres of land adjoining Nanny Small, Frank Jenkins & Elijah Lucas. To son James Bayly 12 acres of land adjoining Henry Trader & Nanny Small. To son Elijah Bayly all the remaining land during his life & then to his son Robert Bayly with him paying my daughter Betsy Bayly $50 within five years of my death. All of my land & all my personal estate to my wife Nancy Bayly during her life & at her death or marriage my personal estate to my daughter Betsy Bayly & granddaughter Hetty Trader. Son James Bayly & Southey Northam Extrs. Witt: Bennett Mason, Edmund Duncan & Bennett M. Bird..8 
Death*before 29 May 1815Robert died before 29 May 1815 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved. Edmund Duncan & Custis Northam of William were the securities..8 
Est settm't*1 April 1817Robert estate was settled on 1 April 1817 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his settlement papers were recorded. His brothers John and James and wife Nancy Bayly were among the buyers at his estate sale, which took place on 11 Aug 1815. Also named in his settlement were Thomas N. Bayly and Zadock Bayly..9 
Rev War heirs named28 May 1832Robert's heirs were named on 28 May 1832 at Accomack Co, VA. Elijah Bayly, Molly Bayly, John Bayly and Betsy Bayly are the only heirs at law of Robert Bayly, seaman in the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War.10 
Rev War heirs named29 May 1834Robert's heirs were named on 29 May 1834 at Accomack Co, VA. Elijah Bayly, son of Robert Bayly, who was a seaman in the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War is dead.11 
Rev War heirs named27 July 1835Robert's heirs were named on 27 July 1835 at Accomack Co, VA. Hetty Trader, Robert Bayly, Henny Bayly, Nancy Bayly, Polly Bayly and Betsy Bayly are the only heirs at law of Robert Bayly, seaman in the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War.12 
Rev War heirs named*29 January 1855Robert's heirs were named on 29 January 1855 at Accomack Co, VA. Nancy Bayly, widow of Robert Bayly, reputed soldier in the Rev. War, died Aug 1846; Elizabeth Wessells is her only living child.13 

Family

Nancy (-----) b. c 1760, d. Aug 1846
Marriage*circa 1775He married Nancy (-----) circa 1775.3 
Children 1.John Bayly+ b. c 1776, d. 27 Jul 1835
 2.James Bayly b. c 1778
 3.Elijah Bayly+ b. c 1780, d. May 1815
 4.Molly Bayly+ b. c 1790, d. b 27 Jul 1835
 5.Henrietta 'Henny' Bayly+ b. c 1804
 6.Elizabeth 'Betsy' Bayly+ b. c 1804, d. c 1878

Citations

  1. [S721] Virginia Accomack County, Accomack Co, VA, Deeds, No. 014, 1812-1815, p. 214 (Shown as Robert Bayly of Robert).
  2. [S577] Compiled for the Bicentennial by Susie Wilkins Walker and Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Soldiers and Sailors in America's War for Independence, April 1775 to December 1783.
  3. [S186] Stratton Nottingham, Revolutionary Soldiers & Sailors from Accomack County, VA.
  4. [S186] Stratton Nottingham, Revolutionary Soldiers & Sailors from Accomack County, VA, pp. 32, 53, 55, 62, 77, 79 (heirs of Robert Bayly).
  5. [S578] Jody Powell, 1800, 1810, 1820 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  6. [S722] Virginia Accomack County, Accomack Co, VA, Deeds, No. 012, 1807-1810, p. 243.
  7. [S721] Virginia Accomack County, Accomack Co, VA, Deeds, No. 014, 1812-1815, p. 214.
  8. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 36 (will of Robert Bayly).
  9. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 36 (estate settlement of Robert Bayly).
  10. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 32 (heirs of Robert Bayly, seaman).
  11. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 53 (heirs of Robert Bayly, seaman).
  12. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 55 (heirs of Robert Bayly, seaman).
  13. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 79.

Nancy Wessells1

F, b. circa 1824
FatherWalter Wessells Jr. b. c 1802, d. c 1853
MotherElizabeth 'Betsy' Bayly b. c 1804, d. c 1878
Last Edited9 Dec 2001
Biography*Evidently Nancy Wessells' husband, Daniel Kelly, must have died shortly after their marriage in 1846 as a Nancy Kelly (b.c. 1824) was living in the 1850 and 1860 household of James D. Byrd and family. 
Birth*circa 1824Nancy was born circa 1824 at Mearsville, Acc Co, VA.2 
Marriage*4 September 1846She married Daniel Kelly, son of Jesse (of Daniel) Kelly and Anna Woods, on 4 September 1846 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Married Name4 September 1846 As of 4 September 1846,her married name was Kelly. 
Census w/sister*1850Nancy was listed with her sister in the census of in 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Nancy Kelly, age 26 in HH#1049 headed by James D. Bird, a 26 year old tailor with real estate valued at $150. Also listed was Susan Bird, age 22 who was her sister..2 
Census*1860She was listed as a resident in the census report in 1860 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA.4 

Family

Daniel Kelly b. c 1820

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.
  2. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  3. [S51] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #1, 1805-1850.
  4. [S586] E. Thomas Crowson & Susan Crowson Hite, 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.

Susan Wessells1

F, b. circa 1828, d. circa 1859
FatherWalter Wessells Jr. b. c 1802, d. c 1853
MotherElizabeth 'Betsy' Bayly b. c 1804, d. c 1878
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited9 Dec 2001
Birth*circa 1828Susan was born circa 1828 at Mearsville, Acc Co, VA.2 
Marriage*30 January 1847She married James D. Byrd, son of Jacob Byrd and Rebecca Northam, on 30 January 1847 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Name30 January 1847 As of 30 January 1847,her married name was Byrd. 
Census w/husband*1850Susan was listed with her husband in the census of in 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Susan Bird, age 22 in HH#1049 headed by James D. Bird, a 26 year old tailor with real estate valued at $150..2 
Death*circa 1859Susan died circa 1859.1 

Family

James D. Byrd b. c 1824, d. 18 Apr 1863
Children 1.Rebecca E. Byrd b. c 1848
 2.James Jesse Byrd+ b. 1851, d. 6 May 1931
 3.Walter Wessells Byrd+ b. 4 Jan 1855, d. 9 Mar 1918

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.
  2. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.

Eveline Wessells1

F, b. 30 November 1839, d. 17 January 1917
FatherWalter Wessells Jr. b. c 1802, d. c 1853
MotherElizabeth 'Betsy' Bayly b. c 1804, d. c 1878
Last Edited30 Sep 2008
Birth*30 November 1839Eveline was born on 30 November 1839 at Mearsville, Acc Co, VA.2 
Census w/parents*1850Eveline was listed with her parents in the census of 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Eveline Wessells, age 10 in HH#978 headed by Walter Wessells, a 48 year old farmer..1 
Marriage*14 January 1856She married Capt. George T. Somers Sr., son of John Somers and Elizabeth 'Betsy' Wessells, on 14 January 1856 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as George Summers, no parents shown, and she was shown as Eveline Wessells, daughter of Betsy Wessells who gave consent. John W. Bird says he was over age 21..3 
Married Name14 January 1856 As of 14 January 1856,her married name was Somers. 
Death*17 January 1917Eveline died on 17 January 1917 at Mearsville, Acc Co, VA, at age 77. Mrs. Eveline Somers, widow of George Somers, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A.F. Marshall, Mearsville, on 17 Jan 1917, aged 77 years, 1 month and 17 days. The service was conducted by Rev. R.S. Monds and she was buried in the family plot at Muddy Creek, survivors were listed (Acc News, 26 Jan 1917). Evidently she was moved as she is now in Parksley Cemetery..2 
Burial*Her body was interred at Parksley Cem, Acc Co, VA.4 

Family

Capt. George T. Somers Sr. b. 1834, d. 18 Mar 1890
Children 1.George T. Somers Jr.+ b. 1858, d. 1924
 2.Franklin P. Somers+ b. 1861, d. 1942
 3.(2d|o Geo.) Somers b. c 1867
 4.Mollie Somers b. 1869, d. 1936
 5.Arinthia Somers+ b. 29 Mar 1873, d. 15 Apr 1952
 6.Susie Somers b. 1876, d. 1956
 7.Harry C. Somers b. 1883, d. 1954
 8.Ray N. Somers b. 1888, d. 1948

Citations

  1. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  2. [S360] Accomack News, Obituary.
  3. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  4. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.

Henry W. Wessells1

M, b. 13 July 1844, d. 15 June 1933
FatherWalter Wessells Jr. b. c 1802, d. c 1853
MotherElizabeth 'Betsy' Bayly b. c 1804, d. c 1878
Last Edited22 Nov 2001
Birth*13 July 1844Henry was born on 13 July 1844 at Mearsville, Acc Co, VA.2 
Census w/parents*1850Henry was listed with his parents in the census of 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Henry W. Wessells, age 7 in HH#978 headed by Walter Wessells, a 48 year old farmer..1 
Census*1860He was listed as a resident in the census report in 1860 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA.3 
Marriage*circa 1866He married Brunetta 'Verneta' A. Chase, daughter of Robert J. Chase Jr. and Nancy Lewis, circa 1866.2 
Death*15 June 1933Henry died on 15 June 1933 at age 88. Capt. Henry W. Wessells, aged 89 years of Mearsville, died at home of grand-daughter, Mrs. Norman Fisher. Rev. Wilmer and Price conducted the funeral and burial was in Wessells Cemetery. Survivors included one daugher and two sons, both of who were listed (E.S. News, 16 Jun 1933)..2 
Burial*His body was interred at Wessells Cem, Mears, Acc Co, VA.4 

Family

Brunetta 'Verneta' A. Chase b. 1846, d. 21 Apr 1928
Children 1.Samuel Henry Wessells+ b. 12 Sep 1867, d. 12 Nov 1935
 2.Emory Jackson Wessells+ b. 26 Feb 1870, d. 4 May 1933
 3.James H. Wessells b. c 1872
 4.Arinthia Alice Wessells b. 5 Oct 1878

Citations

  1. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  2. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.
  3. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  4. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Samuel R. (of R.) Justice1,2

M, b. circa 1802, d. 11 June 1880
FatherRichard Justice b. 1749, d. 17 May 1850
MotherTabitha (-----) b. c 1780
ChartsDescendants of William Jones (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Welburne (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited28 Jun 2008
Birth*circa 1802Samuel was born circa 1802 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Marriage*1 September 1825He married Priscilla Hornsby, daughter of Eli Hornsby Sr. and Priscilla Hall, on 1 September 1825 at Accomack Co, VA. Richard Justice of Robert and James Justice were the securities on the M.L.B. of Samuel Justice of Richard and Priscilla West, widow of George..4 
Land bought*25 September 1830Samuel bought land on 25 September 1830 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that he bought 25 acres for $175, from Henry Bishop (Acc Co Deeds 1830-1832, p. 2). It was bordered on the east by Wallops Road, on the northeast by Richard Justice (his father) and elsewhere by Savage and West lands.. 
Administrator*27 February 1832Samuel was named as administrator of an estate on 27 February 1832 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Asa Hornsby was granted to Samuel Justice. William Nock & Raymond Riley securities..5 
Census head1840Samuel was listed as a head of household in the census of in 1840 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Samuel Justice of R., a head of household, aged 30-40 (b.c. 1800-1810). Listed with him were 1 male age 0-5, 2 females age 0-5, 1 female age 5-10, 1 female age 10-15, 1 female age 30-40 & 2 slaves..6 
Census head*1850Samuel was listed as a head of household in the census of in 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Samuel Justice the head of HH#493, a 46 year old farmer with real estate valued at $500. Listed with him were the following Justices: Prisilla, age 48; John, a 20 year old laborer; Rose A., age 18; Caroline, age 12; and Mary J., age 8..3 
Census head1860Samuel was listed as a head of household in the census of in 1860 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Sam'l Justice the head of HH#2, a 62 year old farmer with real estate valued at $1,500 and personal property valued at $150. Listed with him were Priscilla Justice, age 62 and Eliza Shrives, age 14..7 
Census head1870Samuel was listed as a head of household in the census of in 1870 at Metompkin District, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Samuel Justice, the head of HH#MT152, a 64 year old retired farmer with personal property valued at $500. He was next door to Malinda Justice, age 30, and her children, who was the widow of his son John..8 
Marriage*1 May 1874He married Ann E. 'Annie' Townsend, daughter of Littleton (of Southy) Townsend and Tabitha Patterson, on 1 May 1874 at Hell Town, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Samuel R. Justice, a 67 year old widowed farmer, the son of Richard & Tabitha (?) Justice and she was shown as Ann Townsend, age 34 & single, the daughter of Littleton & Tabitha Townsend. (NOTE: Hell Town became known as Nelsonia.)9 
Will*8 May 1879He made a will on 8 May 1879 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Samuel Justice of R. - To my wife Anna, the land where I now reside to her and her heirs forever, in lieu of her dower in my other lands. To my 2 youngest children now born, Tabitha and Samuel, and any other children my present wife Anna may have by me, all that tract of land where Spencer Dickinson (colored) now resides commonly known as the Laws land. To the children of my deceased son John, 1/3, to my daughter Caroline Wessels, 1/3, and daughter Mary Summers 1/3, to them and their heirs forever, the Bishop land on the west side of the Wallop's road. Ret and residue to be equally divided between my wife Anna and my 2 youngest children, Tabitha and Samuel. Administrator, James G. Fox. 8 May 1879. Wit: Samuel M. Fox, Oliver T. Barnes..10 
Death*11 June 1880Samuel died on 11 June 1880 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Sam'l R. Justice, who died of diarrhea at the age of 78 years. He was a son of Rich. Justice. His widow gave the information. His will was probated on 28 Jun 1880..11,12 

Family 1

Priscilla Hornsby b. c 1796
Marriage*1 September 1825He married Priscilla Hornsby, daughter of Eli Hornsby Sr. and Priscilla Hall, on 1 September 1825 at Accomack Co, VA. Richard Justice of Robert and James Justice were the securities on the M.L.B. of Samuel Justice of Richard and Priscilla West, widow of George..4 
Children 1.Bernette 'Netty' Justice+ b. c 1829
 2.John Justice+ b. Oct 1829, d. 10 Apr 1870
 3.Rose Ann Justice b. c 1832
 4.Caroline Justice+ b. c 1839, d. 14 Oct 1885
 5.Mary J.W. Justice+ b. 14 Apr 1840, d. 14 Jul 1917
 6.Emma Justice b. c 1855

Family 2

Ann E. 'Annie' Townsend b. c 1842, d. 14 Jan 1884
Marriage*1 May 1874He married Ann E. 'Annie' Townsend, daughter of Littleton (of Southy) Townsend and Tabitha Patterson, on 1 May 1874 at Hell Town, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Samuel R. Justice, a 67 year old widowed farmer, the son of Richard & Tabitha (?) Justice and she was shown as Ann Townsend, age 34 & single, the daughter of Littleton & Tabitha Townsend. (NOTE: Hell Town became known as Nelsonia.)9 
Children 1.Tabitha Justice b. c 1877
 2.Samuel R. Justice b. 1878, d. 1921

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  3. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  4. [S14] Mark C. Lewis, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage License Bonds, 1806-1835.
  5. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 274 (adm of Asa Hornsby).
  6. [S581] Jody Powell, 1840 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  7. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  8. [S675] Gail M. Walczyk, 1870 Accomack Co, VA, Census, Part 1, Accomack Parish.
  9. [S394] Mary Frances Carey, Elijah Hastings Justice & Paternal Ancestors.
  10. [S839] Elizabeth Smith Comp, Accomack Co, VA, Wills, 1861-1901, p. 38 (will of Samuel Justice of R., wife Anna).
  11. [S839] Elizabeth Smith Comp, Accomack Co, VA, Wills, 1861-1901, p. 35.
  12. [S569] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Death Register, 1853-1896.

Henry Bayly

M, b. circa 1810, d. February 1855
Last Edited5 Aug 2014
Birth*circa 1810Henry was born circa 1810 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1830He married Henrietta 'Henny' Bayly, daughter of Robert Bayly and Nancy (-----), circa 1830.2 
Death*February 1855Henry died in February 1855 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Henry Bayly, a white male, who died in Feb 1855 in the 3rd District at the age of 45 years of consumption. He was born in Acc Co. His son Edw. Bayly gave the information. He was shown as Henry Bayly on his son Edward's 1914 VA death certificate. He is shown as Thomas on his son William's 1868 Acc Co marriage record. He could have been named Henry Thomas Bayly, Thomas Henry Bayly, or the 2 boys had different fathers. Edward's mother's madien name was shown as Henrietta Bailey on his death certificate and William's mother was shown as Hennie on his marriage record. Edward's obituary showed he was survived by a brother William..1 

Family

Henrietta 'Henny' Bayly b. c 1804
Children 1.Edward 'Boss' Bayly+ b. 3 Apr 1830, d. 5 Apr 1914
 2.William H. Bayly+ b. 6 Aug 1846, d. 25 Feb 1931

Citations

  1. [S569] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Death Register, 1853-1896.
  2. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns), p. 45 (marriage of son Wm. H. Bayly to Margaret Rachel West, named Wm. as the son of Thos. & Hennie Bayly).

William H. Bayly1,2

M, b. 6 August 1846, d. 25 February 1931
FatherHenry Bayly b. c 1810, d. Feb 1855
MotherHenrietta 'Henny' Bayly b. c 1804
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited22 Nov 2001
Birth*6 August 1846William was born on 6 August 1846 at Accomack Co, VA. Although his death certificate shows he was born in MD, his 1868 marriage record shows he was born in Acc Co, VA..3,4 
Census w/mother*1850William was listed with his mother in the census of in 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as William Bayly, age 3, in HH#979 headed by Henny Bayly, age 46..1 
Census w/another*1860William was listed with another family in the census of in 1860 at St. George Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as William Bailey, age 14 in HH#628 headed by William Gardner, age 55 and his wife Sally Gardner, age 49. (Note: These were the parents of William's brother Edward's wife Lovy Gardner. His brother Edward and wife Lovy were in HH#644.)5 
Civil War*circa 1864William was a soilder in the Civil War circa 1864. He was in Company C, 5th Regiment, Maryland Infantry..6 
Marriage*9 December 1868He married Margaret Rachel West, daughter of Jesse West and Susan Caruthers, on 9 December 1868 at Accomack Co, VA. He was a 21 year old farmer, the son of Thos. and Hennie Bayly. She was age 16. They were married by D. Titlow..4 
Census head*1870William was listed as a head of household in the census of in 1870 at St. George Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Wm. Bayly, the head of HH#LM474, a 25 year old farm laborer. Listed with him were Rachel Bayly, age18; Sadie Bayly, age 6 months; Susan West, age 50; Ellinor S. West, age 16; and Louis West, age 10..7 
Was Living30 March 1898William was living on 30 March 1898 at Portsmouth, VA. It was on this date that his pension application form was sent to William Bailey % John H. West, Portsmouth, VA. He returned the form on 28 Apr 1898..6 
Anecdote*31 March 1913 On 31 Mar 1913 in the City of Portsmouth, VA, a certificate was signed, witness and notarized to prove William Bailey age. William Bailey personally appeared before Foster F.V. Staples, a Notary Public, as deposed as follows: That he is unable to furnish a verified copy of the public, church or family record of his birth, for the reason that at the time of his birth, no such records were kept in Accomac County, Virginia, his birth was never recorded in any church, and his family being in reduced circumstances, there was no family record kept; that his knowledge of the date of his birth was received from his mother's sister, Mrs. Betsy Wessels, who was present at his birth and who lived for many years afterwards, and the date as given by his said aunt, who is now dead, was regarded by all the members of his family as correct; that all of the members of his family who were living at his birth, are now dead. It was signed by William (his X mark) Bailey. (Note: This document did not actually give his birth date, but did prove that his mother was a sister of Mrs. Betsey Wessels, who was Betsy Bayly, orphan of Robert, and married Walter Wessells on 6 Mar 1823. Therefore, William Bailey's mother would have been Betsy Bayly's sister Hennie Bayly, also a daughter of Robert Bayly.)2 
Obituary - Brother's*6 January 1914William was named in his brother's obituary on 6 January 1914 at Portsmouth, Norfolk Co, VA. He was named as a brother Mr. William Bailey in the obituary of Edward Bailey..8 
Death*25 February 1931William died on 25 February 1931 at Portsmouth, VA, at age 84. His death certificate shows that he died at his residence at 1927 Holladay St., Portmouth, Norfolk Co, VA. He was retired from the Navy Yard. His birth place was shown as MD. His father's and mother's names were unknown. His wife Margaret W. Bailey gave the information. He was buried at Oak Grove. The undertaker was J.E. Snellings & Co., Portsmouth, VA..3 
Burial*His body was interred at Oak Grove Cem, Portsmouth, VA.3 

Family

Margaret Rachel West b. c 1852, d. 11 Nov 1935
Marriage*9 December 1868He married Margaret Rachel West, daughter of Jesse West and Susan Caruthers, on 9 December 1868 at Accomack Co, VA. He was a 21 year old farmer, the son of Thos. and Hennie Bayly. She was age 16. They were married by D. Titlow..4 
Children 1.Elizabeth Sadie Bayly b. 22 Feb 1870
 2.William A. Bayly b. 7 Feb 1872
 3.Charty C. Bayly b. 18 Jan 1875
 4.Effie Susannah Bayly+ b. 5 May 1879
 5.Carry R. Bayly b. 28 Jun 1887
 6.Richard E. Bayly b. 29 Jun 1890

Citations

  1. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  2. [S734] William Bailey, Civil War Division, Inv. Ctf. 960693, C 5 Md Inf.
  3. [S735] William Bailey, Death Certificate.
  4. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  5. [S586] E. Thomas Crowson & Susan Crowson Hite, 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  6. [S733] William Bailey File, No. 1149924.
  7. [S687] Gail Walczyk, 1870 Accomack Co, VA, Census, Part 2, St. George's Parish.
  8. [S1830] Obituary of Edward Bailey.

Charles F. Wessells1

M, b. 21 November 1860, d. 6 September 1916
FatherWilliam Walter Wessells b. c 1830, d. c 1900
MotherCaroline Justice b. c 1839, d. 14 Oct 1885
ChartsDescendants of William Jones (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Welburne (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited29 Dec 2011
Census*1860He was listed as a resident in the census report in 1860 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA.2 
Birth*21 November 1860Charles was born on 21 November 1860 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Marriage*1 March 1882He married Cora Ann Bloxom, daughter of Major Bloxom and Clarissa A. Byrd, on 1 March 1882 at Martin Bloxom's, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Charles F. Wessells, a 22 year old farmer, the son of Wm. W. & Caroline Wessells and she was shown as Cora A. Bloxom, age 21, the daughter of Major & Clarissa Bloxom..1 
Death*6 September 1916Charles died on 6 September 1916 at age 55.3 
Burial*His body was interred at Wessells Cem, Mears, Acc Co, VA.3 

Family

Cora Ann Bloxom b. 7 Dec 1860, d. 28 Nov 1921
Children 1.(1unnamed c|o C.F.) Wessells b. 15 Sep 1882
 2.Elihu F. Wessells b. 13 Aug 1883, d. 15 Jan 1935
 3.G. Lee Wessells b. 1885, d. 1942
 4.(2unnamed c|o C.F.) Wessells b. 15 Aug 1886
 5.(3unnamed c|o C.F.) Wessells b. 22 Oct 1887
 6.(4unnamed c|o C.F.) Wessells b. 7 Jan 1889, d. 27 Jan 1889
 7.(5unnamed c|o C.F.) Wessells b. 7 Mar 1890
 8.W.S. Wessells b. 9 Sep 1891
 9.Sherman Major Wessells Sr.+ b. 1892, d. 1948
 10.Clarence T. Wessells b. 1900, d. 1954
 11.(Infant s|o C.F.) Wessells b. 12 Feb 1905, d. 12 Feb 1905

Citations

  1. [S17] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #3, 1853-1896.
  2. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  3. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Walter W. Wessells1

M, b. 1861, d. 1942
FatherWilliam Walter Wessells b. c 1830, d. c 1900
MotherCaroline Justice b. c 1839, d. 14 Oct 1885
ChartsDescendants of William Jones (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Welburne (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited13 Mar 2018
Birth*1861Walter was born in 1861 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*18 May 1886He married Mary E. Nelson, daughter of Thomas Ayres Nelson and Mariah R. Lewis, on 18 May 1886 at Worcester Co, MD.3 
Census head*1900Walter was listed as a head of household in the census of 1900 at Metompkin District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#93 was headed by Walter W. Wessels, age 38. Listed with him were the following Wesselses: Mary E., a 29 year old wife; B.D., a 13 year old son; S.W., an 8 year old son; J.W., 4 year old son; Winnie T., a 2 year old daughter; and Mary E., a 7/12 year old daughter.4 
Census head1910Walter was listed as a head of household in the census of 1910 at Boat Lane Street, Washington, Westmoreland Co, VA. The household was headed by Walter Wessels, a 48 year old sailor in the merchant vessel industry. Listed with him were the following Wesselses: Mary, a 43 year old wife; Snowden, an 18 year old son; John, a 15 year old son; Mary, a 10 year old daughter; Claude, a 7 year old son; Norman, a 5 year old son; Elmer, a 3 year old son; Flora, a 0 year old daugher; Barney, a 23 year old son and salesman in the merchant vessel industry; and Annie, a 31 year old daughter-in-law.5 
Death*1942He died in 1942.2 
Burial*Walter was buried at Saint Johns Episcopal Church Cemetery, King George, King George Co, VA.2 

Family

Mary E. Nelson b. 3 May 1870, d. 3 May 1917
Children 1.Barney Drury Wessells b. 25 Mar 1887, d. 16 Oct 1937
 2.Winnie T. Wessells b. 27 Oct 1889
 3.Snowden W. Wessells4 b. 13 Nov 1891, d. 16 Feb 1950
 4.John Williams Wessells+4 b. Aug 1895, d. 1955
 5.Winnie T. Wessells4 b. Sep 1897
 6.Mary E. Wessells4 b. 10 Oct 1899, d. 7 Apr 1985
 7.Claude Wessells5 b. c 1903
 8.Norman Wessells5 b. c 1905
 9.Elmer Wessells5 b. c 1907
 10.Flora E. Wessells5 b. 1910

Citations

  1. [S200] Matthew M. Wise, Boston Family of Maryland, 2nd Ed.
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 170270166 (Walter W. Wessells).
  3. [S595] Ruth T. Dryden, Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Marriages (including the counties of Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico) 1865-1906.
  4. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  5. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1910 Federal Census, Westmoreland Co, VA.