John W. Milliner1

M, b. 15 March 1867, d. 9 February 1938
FatherWilliam Henry Smith (of Caty) Milliner b. 2 Dec 1842, d. 30 Jun 1922
MotherSarah Jane Small2 b. 17 Mar 1845, d. 18 Apr 1899
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#1)
Descendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#2)
Descendants of William Burton (Gentleman, Metompkin)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown) (#1)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown) (#2)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia) (#1)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia) (#2)
Custis Bull, Drummer, Accomack Co Militia, with Cols Corbin & Cropper
Last Edited7 Aug 2020
Birth*15 March 1867John W. Milliner was born on 15 March 1867 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Census w/parents*19 June 1880John was listed with his parents in the census of 19 June 1880 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#22 was headed by Wm. H. Millinner, a 37 year old farmer. Listed with him were the following Millinners: Sarah, a 32 year old wife; John, a 12 year old son; Katy, a 10 year old daughter; Sally, an 8 year old daughter; Mary, a 5 year old daughter; Eddie, a 3 year old son and Berthy, an 8 month old daughter, born in Oct. Also listed with him was Wm. H. Dix, a 17 year old single black male.4 
Marriage*8 December 1889He married Margaret Eveline Wessells, daughter of Alfred J. Wessells and Georgia Anna West, on 8 December 1889 at Drummondtown, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John R. Milliner, a 22 year old farmer, the son of William H. & Sarah Milliner, and she was shown as Eveline Wessells, age 21, the daughter of Alfred J. & Georgianna Wessells.2 
Census head*1900John was listed as a head of household in the census of 1900 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#33 was headed by John Milliner, a 32 year old farmer. Listed with him were Margaret E. Milliner, a 31 year old wife; and Fred S. Milliner, a 6 year old son.5 
Census head26 April 1910John was listed as a head of household in the census of 26 April 1910 at Road to Pastoria, Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#83 was headed by John W. Milliner, a 42 year old truck farmer. Listed with him were Margaret E. Milliner, a 42 year old wife and Frederick S. Milliner, a 16 year old son.6 
Reported death*3 October 1914He reported a death on 3 October 1914 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Evelaine Milliner, a 46 year old married white female, born 9 Aug 1868 and died 3 Oct 1914 of cancer of the utrerus, the daughter of Alfred J. Wessells (born in VA) and Georgiana West (born in VA). The information was give by John W. Milliner of Accomac, VA. (NOTE: He was evidently her husband.) She was buried at Edgehill Cemetery on 4 Oct 1914.7 
Marriage*5 May 1917He married Eva D. Mears, daughter of Nathan Mears and Amanda 'Nannie D.' Harrison, on 5 May 1917 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John W. Milliner, a 49 year old widower, the son of William H. Milliner & Sarah J. Milliner and she was shown as Eva D. Mears, age 25, the daughter of Nathan Mears & Amanda Mears.8 
Census head1920John was listed as a head of household in the census of 1920 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. The HH was headed by W. John Millener, a 51 year old farmer. Listed with him were Eva Millener, a 28 year old wife and Fred Millener, a 26 year old farm laborer.9 
Obituary - Father's*8 July 1922He was named in his father's obituary on 8 July 1922 at Accomack Co, VA. Mr. Wm. H. Milliner, died at the home of Mr. W.O. Booth, near Lee Mont, Va., Friday afternoon, June 30th, aged 80 years. Most of his life was spent near Greenbush, Va. He was a prosperous and industrious farmer and was held in the highest esteem by many friends. For more than thirty years he had been a useful and consistent member of Drummondtown Methodist Church. Funeral services were held a Drummondtown M.E. Church, South, Sunday morning, July 2nd, conducted by his pastor, Rev. W.G. Boggs, and an intimate friend, Rev. T.S. Dixon, and interment was in the Edge Hill Cemetery. He was twice married and is survived by his second wife, who was Miss Zilla Booth, and seven children by his first marriage, Mrs. Alex Scott, of Onancock, Mrs. Wells R. Rew, Mrs. A.H. Wessells, and Mrs. V.D. Belote, of Greenbush, and Messrs. John W. & Edward S. Milliner of Accomac, and a number of grandchildren. The active pallbearers were Rev. J.E.F. Ayres, Messrs. W.J. Watkinson, W.F. Coard, B.T. Melson, B.S. Ashby and Morris Lewis. The honorary pallbearers were his grandchildren.10 
Census head1930John was listed as a head of household in the census of 1930 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#176 was headed by John Milliner, a 63 year old farmer. Listed with him were Eva, Milliner, a 38 year old wife; Fred S. Milliner, a 35 year old son; Mary Milliner, a 24 year old daughter-in-law; Margaret E. Milliner, a 2 year old granddaughter; and Russell Harris, a 4 year old nephew.11 
Death*9 February 1938He died on 9 February 1938 at Accomack Co, VA, at age 70.1,3 
Burial*John was buried at Edgehill Cemetery, Accomac, Accomack Co, VA.3 

Family 1

Margaret Eveline Wessells b. 9 Aug 1868, d. 3 Oct 1914
Marriage*8 December 1889He married Margaret Eveline Wessells, daughter of Alfred J. Wessells and Georgia Anna West, on 8 December 1889 at Drummondtown, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John R. Milliner, a 22 year old farmer, the son of William H. & Sarah Milliner, and she was shown as Eveline Wessells, age 21, the daughter of Alfred J. & Georgianna Wessells.2 
Child 1.Frederick Stuart Milliner+1 b. 9 Dec 1893, d. 16 Jan 1931

Family 2

Eva D. Mears b. 8 Feb 1892, d. 12 Nov 1936
Marriage*5 May 1917John W. Milliner married Eva D. Mears, daughter of Nathan Mears and Amanda 'Nannie D.' Harrison, on 5 May 1917 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John W. Milliner, a 49 year old widower, the son of William H. Milliner & Sarah J. Milliner and she was shown as Eva D. Mears, age 25, the daughter of Nathan Mears & Amanda Mears.8 

Citations

  1. [S2919] Steve Kellam, Kellam 2 Family Tree by skellam363.
  2. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  3. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.
  4. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1880 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  5. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  6. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1910 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  7. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014 for Evaline Milliner.
  8. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, John W. Milliner & Eva D. Mears in the Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940.
  9. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1920 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  10. [S2955] Stacia Childres - E.S.P.L. Eastern Shore Room Staff, Corrections & Additions to the MilesFiles, citing P.E. 8 July 1922, obituary of Mr. Wm. H. Milliner.
  11. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1930 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.

William Henry Smith (of Caty) Milliner1

M, b. 2 December 1842, d. 30 June 1922
Father(-----) (-----) b. c 1820
MotherCatharine 'Caty' or 'Katie' Milliner1 b. c 1825, d. 20 Oct 1856
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited8 Aug 2020
Birth*2 December 1842William was born on 2 December 1842 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Census w/step-father*1850He was listed with his step-father in the census of 1850 at St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. HH#337 was headed by Jno. Melson, a 34 year old farmer. Listed with him were the following Melsons: Catharine, age 25; Wm., age 8; Levin, age 3; and Margaret, age 1. Also listed was Edw'd Boothe, a 30 year old laborer.3 
Chancery suit*November 1859He was named in a chancery suit in November 1859 at Accomack Co, VA. To the Worshipful Justices of Accomack County in Chancery sitting -
     Complaining, shew [sic] unto your worships, your Orators and Oratise, William Henry Smith Milliner, Levin J. Melson, Margaret J. Melson and Wesley T. Melson, infants, who sue by John R. Melson their next friend, and the said John R. Melson in his own right, the following case:
     A certain Smith Milliner, late of the said County, departed this life on or about the _____ day of October A.D. 1831, having first made declared and published his Last Will and Testament in due form for passing real and personal estate, which, on the 14th of October in the year last aforesaid, was duly proved before the Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery for the said County, and admitted to record.
     In the said Last Will and Testament are the following clauses, to wit:
     "I lend to my wife Jane Milliner during her life or widowhood my whole estate, Real personal and mixed (except such articles as shall hereafter be otherwise disposed of) upon condition that she shall raise and support free of charge until they shall arrive on the age of twenty one years or get married my children Jane, Catharine and Mariah Millener."
     "At the death of my wife Jane Milliner I direct that the whole the [sic] Estate herin lent to her shall be equally divided between the whole of my children which may be then living, to them and their heirs forever." All which will more fully and at large appear by reference to the said Last Will and Testament, a duly authenticated copy whereof, is herewith filed, marked "A", and prayed to be taken and considered part of this bill.
     The Estate of the said Smith Milliner devised and bequeathed as aforesaid, consisted in part of a Tract of Land situated near the Court House of this County, containing, by estimation, ninety six acres, and adjoining the lands of John W. Gillet, Isaiah N. Bagwell and others.
     The said Jane Milliner, having taken possession of the Estate aforesaid under and by virtue of the clause of the said will herein first above recited, departed this life on or about the ____ day of February A.D. 1853, leaving Catharine, the wife of your orator, formerly Catharine Milliner, Eliza Walker, formerly Eliza Milliner, and Maria Milliner, children of the said Testator in his said will mentioned, surviving her - no other children of the said Testator were living at the time of the death of the said Jane Milliner.
     Since the death of the said Jane Milliner, to wit, on or about the _____ day of October A.D. 1856, the said Catharine, wife of your said Orator John R. Melson, departed this life, leaving children, viz: William Henry Smith Milliner, Levin J. Melson, Margaret J. Melson, Wesley T. Melson and John R. Melson, your orators and oratrise aforesaid, surviving her. At the death of the said Catharine, the interest in the tract of Land aforesaid which she owned and held, descended and passed to her said Children in fee simple, subject to the life estate of your Orator, John R. Melson, as tenant by the Curtesy -
     On or about the ____ day of October A.D. 1857, the said John R. Melson, infant child of your Orator, John R. and Catharine his wife, departed this life, leaving your Orators and Oratrise William Henry Smith Milliner, Levin J. Melson, Margaret J. Melson and Wesley T. Melson his heirs at Law.
     Subsequent to the death of the said Jane Milliner, and in the life time of Catharine, the wife of your Orator, John R. Melson, a contract was entered into verbally amongst the parties entitled as aforesaid, you said Orator repreesnting his wife, whereby it was agreed that partition of the premises should be made by persons chosen for the purpose and fully authorized to act in the matter; and in persuance of this contract and agreement, certain persons were selected, who undertook to make the said partition, and to allot to the parties their several and respective portions of the said tract of Land; but leaving their work incomplete, no deed of partition or other writing which might be evidence of title and partition, was even executed by any of the parties aforesaid. Your orators and Oratise are advised that such a contract in reference to real estate is null and void, and could not be offered in evidence of title to any particular part or portion of the said premises by any one of the parties to whom such part or portion may have been allotted and assigned. Your Orators and Oratrise are advised that the said Tract of Land remains, for all purposes of legal title or ownership, undivided.4 
Census w/another*1860William was listed with another family in the census of 1860 at Wiseville, St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. HH#39 was headed by Capt. Wm. Lewis, a 31 year old farmer with real estate valued at $5,000 & personal property valued at $2,000. Listed with him were Sarah Lewis, age 28; Marcella Lewis, age 11; William Lewis, age 8; Franklin Lewis, age 5; Charlie Lewis, age 2; Wm. Milliner, a 16 year old farm laborer with personal property valued at $300; and Jessie Bundick, a 30 year old black farm laborer.5 
Marriage*11 January 1866He married Sarah Jane Small, daughter of Stewart Gilbert Small and Louisa Vernelson, on 11 January 1866 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Wm. Milliner a 23 year old farmer, the son of Caty Milliner and she was shown as Sarah Small, age 21, the daughter of Steward & Louisa Small. They were married by E.S. Grant..6 
Census head*19 June 1880William was listed as a head of household in the census of 19 June 1880 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#22 was headed by Wm. H. Millinner, a 37 year old farmer. Listed with him were the following Millinners: Sarah, a 32 year old wife; John, a 12 year old son; Katy, a 10 year old daughter; Sally, an 8 year old daughter; Mary, a 5 year old daughter; Eddie, a 3 year old son and Berthy, an 8 month old daughter, born in Oct. Also listed with him was Wm. H. Dix, a 17 year old single black male.7 
Census head*7 June 1900William was listed as a head of household in the census of 7 June 1900 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#93 was headed by William H. Milliner, a 57 year old widowed farmer, born Apr 1843. Listed with him were Nona L. Milliner, an 11 year old daughter, born May 1889; Lambert Evans, a 19 year old white male, son-law, born June 1880; and Burtis Evans, a 21 year old daughter, born Oct 1878.8 
Census w/son-in-law*1910William was listed with his son-in-law in the census of 1910 at Road from Onancock to Tasley, Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. The HH was headed by Vernon D. Belote, a 28 year old farmer. Listed with him were Nona L. Belote, a 20 year old wife and William H. Milliner, a 67 year old widowed father-in-law.9 
Marriage*18 November 1915He married Priscilla 'Zilla' A. Booth, daughter of Charles Booth and Elizabeth 'Betsy' Lewis, on 18 November 1915 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William H. Milliner, a 65 year old widower, the son of Katie Milliner and she was shown as Priscilla Booth, age 59 & single, born in Accomack Co, VA, the daughter of Charles Booth and Elizabeth C. Booth.2,10 
Death*30 June 1922William Henry Smith (of Caty) Milliner died on 30 June 1922 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA, at age 79. He was shown as William H. Milliner, who died in Lee District, Accomac Co, VA, a married white male, age 80 years, a retired farmer, born in Accomac. His unnamed father was born in Accomac, VA and his unnamed mother's maiden name was Milliner, also born in Accomac, VA. S. J. Melson of Greenbush, Accomac, VA gave the information. He was buried at Edge Hill Cemetery.2,11 
Obituary*8 July 1922His obituary was published on 8 July 1922 at Accomack Co, VA. Mr. Wm. H. Milliner, died at the home of Mr. W.O. Booth, near Lee Mont, Va., Friday afternoon, June 30th, aged 80 years. Most of his life was spent near Greenbush, Va. He was a prosperous and industrious farmer and was held in the highest esteem by many friends. For more than thirty years he had been a useful and consistent member of Drummondtown Methodist Church. Funeral services were held a Drummondtown M.E. Church, South, Sunday morning, July 2nd, conducted by his pastor, Rev. W.G. Boggs, and an intimate friend, Rev. T.S. Dixon, and interment was in the Edge Hill Cemetery. He was twice married and is survived by his second wife, who was Miss Zilla Booth, and seven children by his first marriage, Mrs. Alex Scott, of Onancock, Mrs. Wells R. Rew, Mrs. A.H. Wessells, and Mrs. V.D. Belote, of Greenbush, and Messrs. John W. & Edward S. Milliner of Accomac, and a number of grandchildren. The active pallbearers were Rev. J.E.F. Ayres, Messrs. W.J. Watkinson, W.F. Coard, B.T. Melson, B.S. Ashby and Morris Lewis. The honorary pallbearers were his grandchildren.12 
Burial*William was buried at Edgehill Cemetery, Accomac, Accomack Co, VA.2 

Family 1

Sarah Jane Small b. 17 Mar 1845, d. 18 Apr 1899
Marriage*11 January 1866He married Sarah Jane Small, daughter of Stewart Gilbert Small and Louisa Vernelson, on 11 January 1866 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Wm. Milliner a 23 year old farmer, the son of Caty Milliner and she was shown as Sarah Small, age 21, the daughter of Steward & Louisa Small. They were married by E.S. Grant..6 
Children 1.John W. Milliner+ b. 15 Mar 1867, d. 9 Feb 1938
 2.Katherine 'Katy' Francis Milliner7 b. 18 Feb 1870, d. 12 May 1954
 3.Sarah 'Sallie' E. Milliner7 b. 18 Aug 1872, d. 1914
 4.Mary Etta Milliner+7 b. 1874, d. 1952
 5.Edward 'Eddie' Stewart Milliner7 b. 15 Nov 1876, d. 10 Nov 1949
 6.Bertha 'Berthy' or 'Burtis" L. Milliner7 b. 5 Oct 1879, d. 10 Sep 1931
 7.Louise C. 'Lula' Milliner+13 b. 1881, d. 1940
 8.Nona L. Milliner+9 b. 27 May 1888, d. 9 Nov 1969

Family 2

Priscilla 'Zilla' A. Booth b. 25 Nov 1850, d. 21 Nov 1923
Marriage*18 November 1915William Henry Smith (of Caty) Milliner married Priscilla 'Zilla' A. Booth, daughter of Charles Booth and Elizabeth 'Betsy' Lewis, on 18 November 1915 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William H. Milliner, a 65 year old widower, the son of Katie Milliner and she was shown as Priscilla Booth, age 59 & single, born in Accomack Co, VA, the daughter of Charles Booth and Elizabeth C. Booth.2,10 

Citations

  1. [S2955] Stacia Childres - E.S.P.L. Eastern Shore Room Staff, Corrections & Additions to the MilesFiles, citing Accomack County, Chancery Records Index, Library of Virginia, Virginia Memory Digital Collections, Index Number 1873-188, William Henry Smith Milliner ETC. v. Eliza Walker, ETC. https://www.lva.virginia.gov/chancery/case_detail.asp
  2. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.
  3. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  4. [S2955] Stacia Childres - E.S.P.L. Eastern Shore Room Staff, Corrections & Additions to the MilesFiles, citing Accomack County, Chancery Records Index, Library of Virginia, Virginia Memory Digital Collections, Index Number 1873-188, William Henry Smith Milliner ETC. v. Eliza Walker, ETC. https://www.lva.virginia.gov/chancery/case_detail.asp.
  5. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  6. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  7. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1880 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  8. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  9. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1910 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  10. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, William H. Milliner & Priscilla Booth in the Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940.
  11. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014 for William H Milliner.
  12. [S2955] Stacia Childres - E.S.P.L. Eastern Shore Room Staff, Corrections & Additions to the MilesFiles, citing P.E. 8 July 1922, obituary of Mr. Wm. H. Milliner.
  13. [S595] Ruth T. Dryden, Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Marriages (including the counties of Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico) 1865-1906.

Elihu F. Wessells

M, b. 13 August 1883, d. 15 January 1935
FatherCharles F. Wessells b. 21 Nov 1860, d. 6 Sep 1916
MotherCora Ann Bloxom b. 7 Dec 1860, d. 28 Nov 1921
ChartsDescendants of William Jones (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Welburne (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited1 Mar 1997
Birth*13 August 1883Elihu was born on 13 August 1883 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*30 December 1903He married Cecilia M. Killmon, daughter of Thorogood O. Killmon and Indianah Florence Belle 'Annie' Byrd, on 30 December 1903 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Death*15 January 1935Elihu died on 15 January 1935 at age 51.1 
Burial*His body was interred at Wessells Cem, Mears, Acc Co, VA.1 

Family

Cecilia M. Killmon b. 5 May 1881, d. 14 May 1958

Citations

  1. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  2. [S595] Ruth T. Dryden, Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Marriages (including the counties of Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico) 1865-1906.

G. Lee Wessells

M, b. 1885, d. 1942
FatherCharles F. Wessells b. 21 Nov 1860, d. 6 Sep 1916
MotherCora Ann Bloxom b. 7 Dec 1860, d. 28 Nov 1921
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of William Jones (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown) (#1)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown) (#2)
Descendants of Thomas Welburne (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*1885G. was born in 1885 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1905He married Arinthia M. Young, daughter of George H. Young and Susan A. Young, circa 1905. 
Death*1942G. died in 1942.1 
Burial*His body was interred at Wessells Cem, Mears, Acc Co, VA.1 

Family

Arinthia M. Young b. 1884, d. 1973

Citations

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

Arinthia M. Young1

F, b. 1884, d. 1973
FatherGeorge H. Young b. c 1840
MotherSusan A. Young b. c 1842
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of William Jones (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown) (#1)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown) (#2)
Descendants of Thomas Welburne (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*1884Arinthia was born in 1884 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*circa 1905She married G. Lee Wessells, son of Charles F. Wessells and Cora Ann Bloxom, circa 1905. 
Married Namecirca 1905 As of circa 1905,her married name was Wessells. 
Death*1973Arinthia died in 1973.2 
Burial*Her body was interred at Wessells Cem, Mears, Acc Co, VA.2 

Family

G. Lee Wessells b. 1885, d. 1942

Citations

  1. [S388] Mary Frances Carey, Youngs of Accomack County, Virginia.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Olivia Barnes

F, b. circa 1900
ChartsDescendants of William Jones (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Welburne (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1900Olivia was born circa 1900. 
Marriage*circa 1920She married Clarence T. Wessells, son of Charles F. Wessells and Cora Ann Bloxom, circa 1920. 
Married Namecirca 1920 As of circa 1920,her married name was Wessells. 

Family

Clarence T. Wessells b. 1900, d. 1954

(Infant s|o C.F.) Wessells1

M, b. 12 February 1905, d. 12 February 1905
FatherCharles F. Wessells b. 21 Nov 1860, d. 6 Sep 1916
MotherCora Ann Bloxom b. 7 Dec 1860, d. 28 Nov 1921
ChartsDescendants of William Jones (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Welburne (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Death*12 February 1905(Infant died on 12 February 1905.1 
Birth*12 February 1905(Infant was born on 12 February 1905 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Burial*His body was interred at Wessells Cem, Mears, Acc Co, VA.1 

Citations

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

Earl Melson

M, b. circa 1900
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1900Earl was born circa 1900. 

Beaure G. Wessells1

M, b. 1892, d. 1941
FatherJohn Edwards Wessells b. 1870, d. 31 Oct 1894
MotherMartha Annie Trader b. 15 Jan 1873
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of William Jones (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Welburne (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited9 May 2008
Birth*1892Beaure was born in 1892 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*circa 1915He married Janie Ball circa 1915. 
Death*1941Beaure died in 1941.2 
Burial*His body was interred at Wessells Cem, Mears, Acc Co, VA.2 

Family

Janie Ball b. 1891, d. 1975

Citations

  1. [S1459] Mary Margaret Taylor.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Janie Ball

F, b. 1891, d. 1975
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of William Jones (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Welburne (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*1891Janie was born in 1891 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1915She married Beaure G. Wessells, son of John Edwards Wessells and Martha Annie Trader, circa 1915. 
Married Namecirca 1915 As of circa 1915,her married name was Wessells. 
Was Living1950Janie was living in 1950 at Bloxom, Acc Co, VA.2 
Death*1975Janie died in 1975.1 
Burial*Her body was interred at Wessells Cem, Mears, Acc Co, VA.1 

Family

Beaure G. Wessells b. 1892, d. 1941

Citations

  1. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  2. [S1459] Mary Margaret Taylor.

Eula Wessells1

F, b. circa 1894
FatherJohn Edwards Wessells b. 1870, d. 31 Oct 1894
MotherMartha Annie Trader b. 15 Jan 1873
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of William Jones (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Welburne (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited3 Mar 2008
Birth*circa 1894Eula was born circa 1894 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1915She married Augustus Harris circa 1915. 
Married Namecirca 1915 As of circa 1915,her married name was Harris. 

Family

Augustus Harris b. c 1895

Citations

  1. [S1459] Mary Margaret Taylor.

Catherine A. Custis1,2

F, b. 27 June 1841, d. 7 February 1924
FatherJohn H. Custis b. 9 Jan 1804, d. 10 Oct 1875
MotherSally C. Savage b. 20 Sep 1801, d. 23 Sep 1867
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bennett (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Edmund Custis (Deep Creek, Gentlemen)
Descendants of John Custis II (Arlington, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Tully Robinson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
John Custis, Captain Militia, 1777
Last Edited20 Nov 2014
Birth*27 June 1841Catherine was born on 27 June 1841 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Census w/parents*1850Catherine was listed with her parents in the census of 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Catharine A. Custis, age 8 in HH#697 headed by John H. Custis, a 46 year old farmer..2 
Census w/parents1860Catherine was listed with her parents in the census of 1860 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Catherine Custis, age 17 in HH#557 headed by John H. Custis, a 56 year old farmer..4 
Marriage*3 January 1867She married William J. Russell Jr., son of William Russell Sr. and Tabitha Ewell, on 3 January 1867 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Russell, a 25 year old widowed oysterman, the son of William and she was shown as Catharine Custis, age 25 and single, the daughter of Jno. H. & Sally Cusits. They were married by J.E. Bundick..1 
Married Name3 January 1867 As of 3 January 1867,her married name was Russell. 
Census w/husband*1870Catherine was listed with her husband in the census of in 1870 at Metompkin District, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Catherine Russel, age 26 in HH#MT396 headed by William Russel, a 35 year old oysterman..5 
Census w/husband1880Catherine was listed with her husband in the census of 1880 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Catharine A. Russel, a 47 year old wife in a house hold headed by William of W. Russell, a 49 year old farmer.6 
Census w/husband1900Catherine was listed with her husband in the census of 1900 at Metompkin District, Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Catharine A. Russell, a 58 year old wife in a househould headed by William W. Russell, age 70 and his wife Catharine A. Russell, age 58.7 
Obituary - Husb's*17 February 1911She was named in her husband's obituary on 17 February 1911 at Accomack Co, VA. William Russell's obituary showed he was survived by a widow, 2 sons T. Frank and W.J. Russell and 1 daughter Mrs. Fisher.8 
Death*7 February 1924Catherine died on 7 February 1924 at age 82.3 
Burial*Her body was interred at Liberty Cem, Parksley, Acc Co, VA.3 

Family

William J. Russell Jr. b. c 1835, d. 6 Feb 1911
Marriage*3 January 1867She married William J. Russell Jr., son of William Russell Sr. and Tabitha Ewell, on 3 January 1867 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Russell, a 25 year old widowed oysterman, the son of William and she was shown as Catharine Custis, age 25 and single, the daughter of Jno. H. & Sally Cusits. They were married by J.E. Bundick..1 
Children 1.Thomas Frank Russell b. c 1869
 2.William Jackson Russell+ b. 17 Nov 1870, d. 2 Oct 1954
 3.James Russell9 b. c 1872, d. 24 Dec 1875
 4.William Russell10 b. 25 Sep 1873
 5.Samuel J. Russell9 b. c 1874, d. 1 Feb 1876
 6.Mary 'Manie' C. Russell6 b. 20 Nov 1876, d. 1959
 7.Annie C. Russell6 b. 7 Dec 1877, d. 19 Oct 1894
 8.Emma G. Russell10 b. 20 Feb 1880
 9.Emira Russell7 b. Aug 1881
 10.Samuel G. Russell10 b. 30 Sep 1883

Citations

  1. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  2. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  3. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.
  4. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  5. [S675] Gail M. Walczyk, 1870 Accomack Co, VA, Census, Part 1, Accomack Parish.
  6. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1880 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  7. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  8. [S772] Dr. Brooks Miles Barnes & Barry Wayne Miles, Deaths from Eastern Shore Virginia Newspapers, 1881-1912, A.N. 11 Feb 1911 & E.S.H. 17 Feb 1911 (death of William Russell).
  9. [S569] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Death Register, 1853-1896.
  10. [S779] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume II, 1877-1886.

Luther J. Wessells1

M, b. 1866, d. 1946
FatherSamuel Wessells b. c 1842
MotherGeorgianna Young b. c 1847
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#1)
Descendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#2)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown) (#1)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown) (#2)
Last Edited23 Oct 2005
Birth*1866Luther was born in 1866 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Census w/parents*1870Luther was listed with his parents in the census of 1870 at Metompkin District, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Luther Wessels, age 4 in HH#MT377 headed by Samuel Wessels, a 24 year old farmer..3 
Marriage*27 December 1891He married Mary Annie Young, daughter of John Shepard Young and Susanna W. Riggs, on 27 December 1891 at Guilford, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Luther J. Wessells, a 26 year old farmer, the son of Samuel & Virginia Wessells and she was shown as Mary A. Young, age 26, the daughter of John S. & Susan Young. They were married by J.W. Nicholson..1 
Was Living1935Luther was living in 1935 at New Church, Acc Co, VA. 
Death*1946Luther died in 1946.2 
Burial*His body was interred at Downing's Cem, Oak Hall, Acc Co, VA.2 

Family

Mary Annie Young b. 1870, d. 1945

Citations

  1. [S17] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #3, 1853-1896.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  3. [S675] Gail M. Walczyk, 1870 Accomack Co, VA, Census, Part 1, Accomack Parish.

Mary Annie Young1

F, b. 1870, d. 1945
FatherJohn Shepard Young b. c 1838
MotherSusanna W. Riggs b. c 1840
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#1)
Descendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#2)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown) (#1)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown) (#2)
Last Edited28 Oct 2001
Birth*1870Mary was born in 1870 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*27 December 1891She married Luther J. Wessells, son of Samuel Wessells and Georgianna Young, on 27 December 1891 at Guilford, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Luther J. Wessells, a 26 year old farmer, the son of Samuel & Virginia Wessells and she was shown as Mary A. Young, age 26, the daughter of John S. & Susan Young. They were married by J.W. Nicholson..1 
Married Name27 December 1891 As of 27 December 1891,her married name was Wessells. 
Was Living1935Mary was living in 1935. 
Death*1945Mary died in 1945.2 
Burial*Her body was interred at Downing's Cem, Oak Hall, Acc Co, VA.2 

Family

Luther J. Wessells b. 1866, d. 1946

Citations

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

William E. Roberts1

M, b. circa 1849
FatherAugustus Roberts b. c 1820
MotherEliza (-----) b. c 1820
ChartsDescendants of William Jones (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Welburne (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited29 Mar 2002
Birth*circa 1849William was born circa 1849 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*25 April 1892He married Ida A. Wessells, daughter of William Walter Wessells and Caroline Justice, on 25 April 1892 at Modest Town, Acc Co, VA.1 

Family

Ida A. Wessells b. c 1874

Citations

  1. [S17] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #3, 1853-1896.

Augustus Roberts

M, b. circa 1820
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1820Augustus was born circa 1820. 
Marriage*circa 1840He married Eliza (-----) circa 1840. 

Family

Eliza (-----) b. c 1820
Child 1.William E. Roberts b. c 1849

Eliza (-----)

F, b. circa 1820
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1820Eliza was born circa 1820. 
Marriage*circa 1840She married Augustus Roberts circa 1840. 
Married Namecirca 1840 As of circa 1840,her married name was Roberts. 

Family

Augustus Roberts b. c 1820
Child 1.William E. Roberts b. c 1849

Genettie G. Wessells1

F, b. circa 1875
FatherArthur Wessells b. 2 Apr 1839, d. 1 Sep 1915
MotherMary A.|J. Wessells b. 24 Apr 1853, d. 1 Apr 1917
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited15 Jul 2014
Birth*circa 1875Genettie was born circa 1875 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*27 December 1893She married John W. Dix Jr., son of John Dix, on 27 December 1893 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John W. Dix, a 20 year old farmer, the son of John Dix and she was shown as Genettie G. Wessells, age 18, the daughter of Arthur & Mary Wessells..2 
Married Name27 December 1893 As of 27 December 1893,her married name was Dix. 
Was Living25 January 1902Genettie was living on 25 January 1902.3 

Family

John W. Dix Jr. b. c 1873

Citations

  1. [S17] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #3, 1853-1896.
  2. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  3. [S467] Grandfather's Will.

John W. Dix Jr.1

M, b. circa 1873
FatherJohn Dix2 b. c 1850
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited15 Jul 2014
Birth*circa 1873John was born circa 1873 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*27 December 1893He married Genettie G. Wessells, daughter of Arthur Wessells and Mary A.|J. Wessells, on 27 December 1893 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John W. Dix, a 20 year old farmer, the son of John Dix and she was shown as Genettie G. Wessells, age 18, the daughter of Arthur & Mary Wessells..3 

Family

Genettie G. Wessells b. c 1875

Citations

  1. [S17] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #3, 1853-1896.
  2. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns), p. 116 (marriage of John W. Dix and Genettie G. Wessells).
  3. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).

John W. Dix Sr.1

M, b. circa 1831
FatherThorogood Dix b. 20 Jan 1811, d. 19 May 1861
MotherNancy Wessells b. c 1790, d. c 1845
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited18 Jul 2014
Birth*circa 1831John was born circa 1831 at Guilford, Acc Co, VA.1 
Census w/father*1850John was listed with his father in the census of in 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as John W. Dix, a 19 year old laborer in HH#828 headed by Thorogood Dix, a 39 year old farmer with real estate valued at $6,000..1 
Marriage*circa 1859He married Mary A. Bloxom, daughter of David Bloxom and Lucretia 'Critty' Miles, circa 1859 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Census w/father1860John was listed with his father in the census of in 1860 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as John W. Dix, age 30 in HH#36 headed by Thorogood Dix, a 49 year old farmer..3 

Family

Mary A. Bloxom b. c 1843
Child 1.John W. Dix4 b. c 1859

Citations

  1. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  2. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns), p. 116 (marriage of John W. Dix and Arinthia T. Dix).
  3. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  4. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).

Evelyn Clara Wessells1

F, b. 14 May 1876, d. 6 June 1931
FatherRichard Wessells b. 7 Apr 1835, d. 10 Dec 1894
MotherVirginia W. Wessells b. 13 Jan 1846, d. 1 Sep 1922
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited10 Oct 2011
Birth*14 May 1876Evelyn was born on 14 May 1876 at Guilford, Acc Co, VA.2 
Marriage*3 January 1894She married John William Kelly, son of Elijah B. Kelly and Eveline 'Lina' Byrd, on 3 January 1894 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John W. Kelly, a 22 year old farmer, the son of Elijah B. & Evaline Kelly and she was shown as Eveline C. Wessells, age 17, the daughter of Richard Wessells. They were married by J.R. Tillery..3 
Married Name3 January 1894 As of 3 January 1894,her married name was Kelly. 
Death*6 June 1931Evelyn died on 6 June 1931 at New Church, Acc Co, VA, at age 55.2 
Burial*Her body was interred at Downing's Cem, Oak Hall, Acc Co, VA. Her tombstone shows her as Evelyn C. Kelley, wife of John W. Kelley, 14 May 1876 - 6 Jun 1931..2 

Family

John William Kelly b. 5 Dec 1872, d. 27 Dec 1918
Children 1.Roberta Lee Kelly b. 30 Jun 1895, d. 16 Oct 1895
 2.Beaulah Lee Kelly+ b. 13 Sep 1896, d. 9 Feb 1970
 3.Fred William Kelly b. 16 Apr 1899, d. 11 Mar 1934
 4.Elmer Thomas Kelly Sr.+ b. 21 Oct 1900, d. 1977
 5.Estelle Evelyn Kelly+ b. 8 Jan 1904
 6.Lena Maude Kelly+ b. 10 Aug 1905, d. 1 Jan 1986
 7.Virginia Mae Kelly b. 31 May 1907, d. 17 Feb 1979
 8.Doris Elizabeth Kelly b. 20 Mar 1909, d. Jun 1966
 9.Lois Vesta Clara Kelly b. 25 Apr 1910, d. 30 Apr 1987

Citations

  1. [S17] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #3, 1853-1896.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  3. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).

John William Kelly1

M, b. 5 December 1872, d. 27 December 1918
FatherElijah B. Kelly b. 20 May 1831, d. 4 Sep 1900
MotherEveline 'Lina' Byrd b. 13 Jan 1833, d. 30 Sep 1910
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited14 Feb 2008
Birth*5 December 1872John was born on 5 December 1872 at Mappsville, Acc Co, VA.2 
Marriage*3 January 1894He married Evelyn Clara Wessells, daughter of Richard Wessells and Virginia W. Wessells, on 3 January 1894 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John W. Kelly, a 22 year old farmer, the son of Elijah B. & Evaline Kelly and she was shown as Eveline C. Wessells, age 17, the daughter of Richard Wessells. They were married by J.R. Tillery..3 
Death*27 December 1918John died on 27 December 1918 at New Church, Acc Co, VA, at age 46.2 
Burial*His body was interred at Downing's Cem, Oak Hall, Acc Co, VA. His tombstone shows him as John W. Kelley, husband of Evelyn C. Kelley, 5 Dec 1872 - 27 Dec 1918..2 

Family

Evelyn Clara Wessells b. 14 May 1876, d. 6 Jun 1931
Children 1.Roberta Lee Kelly b. 30 Jun 1895, d. 16 Oct 1895
 2.Beaulah Lee Kelly+ b. 13 Sep 1896, d. 9 Feb 1970
 3.Fred William Kelly b. 16 Apr 1899, d. 11 Mar 1934
 4.Elmer Thomas Kelly Sr.+ b. 21 Oct 1900, d. 1977
 5.Estelle Evelyn Kelly+ b. 8 Jan 1904
 6.Lena Maude Kelly+ b. 10 Aug 1905, d. 1 Jan 1986
 7.Virginia Mae Kelly b. 31 May 1907, d. 17 Feb 1979
 8.Doris Elizabeth Kelly b. 20 Mar 1909, d. Jun 1966
 9.Lois Vesta Clara Kelly b. 25 Apr 1910, d. 30 Apr 1987

Citations

  1. [S17] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #3, 1853-1896.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  3. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).

Elijah B. Kelly1

M, b. 20 May 1831, d. 4 September 1900
FatherJames Kelly b. c 1780, d. 1837
MotherAgnes Bloxom b. c 1805
Last Edited24 Aug 2003
Birth*20 May 1831Elijah was born on 20 May 1831 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*5 January 1854He married Eveline 'Lina' Byrd, daughter of John W. Byrd Sr. and Nancy Bloxom, on 5 January 1854 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Death*4 September 1900Elijah died on 4 September 1900 at age 69.2 
Burial*His body was interred at Kelley Plot, Muddy Creek, Acc Co, VA.2 

Family

Eveline 'Lina' Byrd b. 13 Jan 1833, d. 30 Sep 1910
Children 1.Annie W. Kelly+ b. 1856, d. 11 Feb 1949
 2.Emily Susan 'Emma' Kelly+ b. 29 Nov 1857, d. 24 Jan 1949
 3.Mary L. 'Manie' Kelly+ b. 7 Jan 1865, d. 11 Feb 1945
 4.John William Kelly+ b. 5 Dec 1872, d. 27 Dec 1918

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Eveline 'Lina' Byrd1

F, b. 13 January 1833, d. 30 September 1910
FatherJohn W. Byrd Sr. b. 11 Oct 1806, d. 1857
MotherNancy Bloxom b. 12 Dec 1806, d. 7 Feb 1896
Last Edited6 Dec 2001
Birth*13 January 1833Eveline was born on 13 January 1833 at Accomack 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 Bird, age 17 in HH#1028 headed by John W. Bird Sr., a 44 year old farmer with real estate valued at $1,000..1 
Marriage*5 January 1854She married Elijah B. Kelly, son of James Kelly and Agnes Bloxom, on 5 January 1854 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Married Name5 January 1854 As of 5 January 1854,her married name was Kelly. 
Death*30 September 1910Eveline died on 30 September 1910 at age 77.2 
Burial*Her body was interred at Kelley Plot, Muddy Creek, Acc Co, VA.2 

Family

Elijah B. Kelly b. 20 May 1831, d. 4 Sep 1900
Children 1.Annie W. Kelly+ b. 1856, d. 11 Feb 1949
 2.Emily Susan 'Emma' Kelly+ b. 29 Nov 1857, d. 24 Jan 1949
 3.Mary L. 'Manie' Kelly+ b. 7 Jan 1865, d. 11 Feb 1945
 4.John William Kelly+ b. 5 Dec 1872, d. 27 Dec 1918

Citations

  1. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  3. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers' Returns).

Luther J. Wessells1

M, b. 9 December 1866, d. 1936
FatherRichard Wessells b. 7 Apr 1835, d. 10 Dec 1894
MotherVirginia W. Wessells b. 13 Jan 1846, d. 1 Sep 1922
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#1)
Descendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#2)
Descendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#3)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown) (#1)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown) (#2)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited14 Feb 2008
Birth*9 December 1866Luther was born on 9 December 1866 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*7 January 1894He married Sallie L. Mason, daughter of James Mason and Sarah Ann Byrd, on 7 January 1894 at Parksley, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Luther J. Wessells, a 27 year old oysterman, son of Richard & Virginia Wessells and she was shown as Sallie L. Mason, age 23, the daughter of James & Sarah Mason. They were married by J.E.T. Ewell..3 
Marriage*circa 1910He married Nancy Taylor, daughter of Arcellus Taylor and Mary Justice, circa 1910.4 
Marriage*9 July 1927He married Julia Blanche Young, daughter of Littleton D. Young and Susan Frances Middleton, on 9 July 1927 at Parksley, Acc Co, VA.5 
Death*1936Luther died in 1936.2 

Family 1

Sallie L. Mason b. c 1868

Family 2

Nancy Taylor b. c 1872

Family 3

Julia Blanche Young b. c 1880

Citations

  1. [S17] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #3, 1853-1896.
  2. [S982] Mrs. Clara Thomas, to M.K. Miles.
  3. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  4. [S837] Mason Dennis Annis Interview, 15469 Winterville Road, Bloxom, VA 23308, 757-665-5077.
  5. [S52] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #5, 1926-1936.

Sallie L. Mason1

F, b. circa 1868
FatherJames Mason b. 1822, d. 1895
MotherSarah Ann Byrd b. 14 Nov 1830, d. 25 Feb 1877
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited6 Dec 2003
Birth*circa 1868Sallie was born circa 1868 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Census w/parents*1870Sallie was listed with her parents in the census of 1870 at Metompkin District, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Sallie Mason, age 2 in HH#MT419 headed by James Mason, a 48 year old farmer..2 
Census w/father*1880Sallie was listed with her father in the census of in 1880 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Sallie Mason, an 11 year old daughter in a household headed by Jas. Mason, a 59 year old farmer..3 
Marriage*7 January 1894She married Luther J. Wessells, son of Richard Wessells and Virginia W. Wessells, on 7 January 1894 at Parksley, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Luther J. Wessells, a 27 year old oysterman, son of Richard & Virginia Wessells and she was shown as Sallie L. Mason, age 23, the daughter of James & Sarah Mason. They were married by J.E.T. Ewell..1 
Married Name7 January 1894 As of 7 January 1894,her married name was Wessells. 

Family

Luther J. Wessells b. 9 Dec 1866, d. 1936

Citations

  1. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  2. [S675] Gail M. Walczyk, 1870 Accomack Co, VA, Census, Part 1, Accomack Parish.
  3. [S748] LDS Family History Resource File, 1880 United States Census and National Index (CD Set).

Luther Edward Wessells1

M, b. 25 July 1872, d. 28 September 1937
FatherAlfred J. Wessells b. 24 Sep 1842, d. 22 Nov 1906
MotherGeorgia Anna West b. 11 Nov 1848, d. 11 Oct 1934
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#1)
Descendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#2)
Descendants of William Burton (Gentleman, Metompkin)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown) (#1)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown) (#2)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia) (#1)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia) (#2)
Custis Bull, Drummer, Accomack Co Militia, with Cols Corbin & Cropper
John Elliott, Private, with Capt. John Blair & Col. Thomas Fleming in the 9th Regt.
Last Edited5 Aug 2020
Birth*25 July 1872Luther was born on 25 July 1872 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Census w/parents*19 June 1880Luther was listed with his parents in the census of 19 June 1880 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#26 was headed by Alfred Wessells, a 38 year old farmer. Listed with him were were the following Wessellses: George Anna, a 32 year old wife; George, a 13 year old son; Margaret, an 11 year old daughter; Arinthia, a 10 year old daughter; Edward, a 7 year old son; Lillian, a 6 year old daughter; Alfred H., a 4 year old son; Nancy L., a 1 year old daughter; and Constine Wessells, a 1/12 year old daughter.3 
Marriage*10 January 1894He married Sarah T. 'Sadie S.' Bonnewell, daughter of John William Bonnewell and Emeline Edna 'Dolly' Milliner, on 10 January 1894 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Littleton E. Wessells, a 22 year old farmer, the son of Alfred J. & Georgianna Wessells and she was shown as Sarah T. Bonnewell, age 17, the daughter of John W. & Emaline E. Bonnewell. They were married by J.M. Dunaway..1 
Death*28 September 1937Luther died on 28 September 1937 at age 65. His tombstone shows him as "Luther" E. Wessells as does his obituary. Mr. Luther Edward Wessells, aged 64 years, died on 28 Sep 1937 at Accomac following a stroke of paralysis. Services were conducted on 30 Sep at Drummondtown Baptist Church by Rev. J.H. Ginsted, with burial at Edgehill Cemetery. He was the son of the late Alfred J. & Gerogianna Wessells. He was survived by a widow, 4 daughters, 2 sons, 3 sisters, and 4 brothers, all of who were listed (E.S. News, 17 Oct 1937)..2 
Burial*His body was interred at Edgehill Cem, Accomac, Acc Co, VA.2 

Family

Sarah T. 'Sadie S.' Bonnewell b. 18 Apr 1877, d. 10 May 1959
Children 1.Clara Wessells b. 1897
 2.(1d|o Luther) Wessells b. c 1899
 3.(2d|o Luther) Wessells b. c 1901
 4.(3d|o Luther) Wessells b. c 1903
 5.Norman E. Wessells b. 6 Mar 1908, d. 6 Jun 1961
 6.Edward Wessells b. c 1910

Citations

  1. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  2. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1880 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.

Sarah T. 'Sadie S.' Bonnewell1

F, b. 18 April 1877, d. 10 May 1959
FatherJohn William Bonnewell b. 7 Sep 1854
MotherEmeline Edna 'Dolly' Milliner b. c 1856, d. 3 May 1887
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#1)
Descendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#2)
Descendants of William Burton (Gentleman, Metompkin)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown) (#1)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown) (#2)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia) (#1)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia) (#2)
Custis Bull, Drummer, Accomack Co Militia, with Cols Corbin & Cropper
John Elliott, Private, with Capt. John Blair & Col. Thomas Fleming in the 9th Regt.
Last Edited5 Aug 2020
Birth*18 April 1877Sarah was born on 18 April 1877 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*10 January 1894She married Luther Edward Wessells, son of Alfred J. Wessells and Georgia Anna West, on 10 January 1894 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Littleton E. Wessells, a 22 year old farmer, the son of Alfred J. & Georgianna Wessells and she was shown as Sarah T. Bonnewell, age 17, the daughter of John W. & Emaline E. Bonnewell. They were married by J.M. Dunaway..1 
Married Name10 January 1894 As of 10 January 1894,her married name was Wessells. 
Death*10 May 1959Sarah died on 10 May 1959 at age 82.2 
Burial*Her body was interred at Edgehill Cem, Accomac, Acc Co, VA.2 

Family

Luther Edward Wessells b. 25 Jul 1872, d. 28 Sep 1937
Children 1.Clara Wessells b. 1897
 2.(1d|o Luther) Wessells b. c 1899
 3.(2d|o Luther) Wessells b. c 1901
 4.(3d|o Luther) Wessells b. c 1903
 5.Norman E. Wessells b. 6 Mar 1908, d. 6 Jun 1961
 6.Edward Wessells b. c 1910

Citations

  1. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  2. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.

John William Bonnewell1,2,3

M, b. 7 September 1854
FatherElijah Clement Bonnewell b. c 1817, d. 1 Dec 1872
MotherSarah 'Sally' Metcalf b. c 1822
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown) (#1)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown) (#2)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
John Elliott, Private, with Capt. John Blair & Col. Thomas Fleming in the 9th Regt.
Last Edited21 Oct 2003
Birth*7 September 1854John was born on 7 September 1854 at District 3, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as John W. Bonwell, the son of Clement Bonwell, a farmer living in Acc Co and his wife Sally. His father gave the information..3 
Census w/parents*1860John was listed with his parents in the census of 1860 at Accomack Court House, St. George Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as John Boniwell, age 5 in HH#193 headed by Clem. Boniwell, a 39 year old farmer..2 
Marriage*21 June 1874He married Emeline Edna 'Dolly' Milliner, daughter of Thomas Coft Milliner and Sarah Ann 'Sallie' Bloxom, on 21 June 1874 at Locustville, Acc Co, VA. He was listed as John William 'Bonowell' a 20 year old farmer and she was 18. They were married by L.K. Lecato..1 
Reported death*3 May 1887John reported a death on 3 May 1887 at St. George Parish, Acc Co, VA. It was on this date that Jonathan Bonnewell reported the death of his wife Emeline W. Bonnewell, who died of childbirth at the age of 24 years..4 
Marriage*8 December 1887He married Jane Simpson, daughter of William Simpson Jr. and Margaret A. Simpson, on 8 December 1887 at Accomack Court House, St. George Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was a 35 year old widowed carpenter and she was 19..1 

Family 1

Emeline Edna 'Dolly' Milliner b. c 1856, d. 3 May 1887
Children 1.William Samuel Bonnewell+ b. 25 Jan 1875, d. 9 Jan 1968
 2.Eva F. Bonnewell b. c 1876
 3.Sarah T. 'Sadie S.' Bonnewell+ b. 18 Apr 1877, d. 10 May 1959
 4.Tabitha Ann 'Annie' Bonnewell b. 18 Jun 1879, d. 15 Sep 1880

Family 2

Jane Simpson b. c 1868

Citations

  1. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  2. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  3. [S728] Gial M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume I, 1852-1876.
  4. [S569] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Death Register, 1853-1896.

Emeline Edna 'Dolly' Milliner1,2

F, b. circa 1856, d. 3 May 1887
FatherThomas Coft Milliner b. c 1810, d. 26 Oct 1893
MotherSarah Ann 'Sallie' Bloxom b. c 1834, d. 28 Jan 1894
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
John Elliott, Private, with Capt. John Blair & Col. Thomas Fleming in the 9th Regt.
Last Edited21 Oct 2003
Birth*circa 1856Emeline was born circa 1856 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*1860Emeline was listed with her parents in the census of 1860 at Accomack Court House, St. George Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Emeline E. Milliner, age 6 in HH#188 headed by Thomas Milliner, a 50 year old sailor..3 
Marriage*21 June 1874She married John William Bonnewell, son of Elijah Clement Bonnewell and Sarah 'Sally' Metcalf, on 21 June 1874 at Locustville, Acc Co, VA. He was listed as John William 'Bonowell' a 20 year old farmer and she was 18. They were married by L.K. Lecato..1 
Married Name21 June 1874 As of 21 June 1874,her married name was Bonnewell. 
Death*3 May 1887Emeline died on 3 May 1887 at St. George Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Emeline W. Bonnewell, who died of childbirth at the age of 24 years. She was the daughter of Thos. & Sallie Milliner, born in Acc Co, the wife of Jonathan Bonnewell who gave the information..2 

Family

John William Bonnewell b. 7 Sep 1854
Children 1.William Samuel Bonnewell+ b. 25 Jan 1875, d. 9 Jan 1968
 2.Eva F. Bonnewell b. c 1876
 3.Sarah T. 'Sadie S.' Bonnewell+ b. 18 Apr 1877, d. 10 May 1959
 4.Tabitha Ann 'Annie' Bonnewell b. 18 Jun 1879, d. 15 Sep 1880

Citations

  1. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  2. [S569] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Death Register, 1853-1896.
  3. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.

Lewellan Susan 'Lula' Wessells1

F, b. 21 May 1877, d. 23 November 1948
FatherOliver F. Wessells b. 12 Mar 1851, d. 5 Apr 1933
MotherMary Jane C. Young b. 3 Mar 1853, d. 21 Nov 1939
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#1)
Descendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#2)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited4 Jan 2009
Birth*21 May 1877Lewellan was born on 21 May 1877 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*9 December 1894She married John Revel Riggs, son of Joseph R. Riggs Jr. and Melissa C. Parks, on 9 December 1894 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John Revel Riggs, a 19 year old wheelwright, the son of Joseph R. & Melissa C. Riggs and she was shown as Lula Susan Wessells, age 18, the daughter of Oliver F. & Mary J. Wessells. They were marrried by D.G.C. Butts..1 
Married Name9 December 1894 As of 9 December 1894,her married name was Riggs. 
Census w/husband1910Lewellan was listed with her husband in the census of in 1910 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Lula Riggs, a 34 year old wife in a HH headed by John Riggs, age 35..3 
Census w/husband*1920Lewellan was listed with her husband in the census of in 1920 at Metompkin District, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Lula Riggs, a 48 year old wife in a household headed by J.R. Riggs, age 48..3 
Was Living1933Lewellan was living in 1933 at Gargatha, Acc Co, VA. 
Death*23 November 1948Lewellan died on 23 November 1948 at age 71.2 
Burial*Her body was interred at Parksley Cem, Acc Co, VA.2 

Family

John Revel Riggs b. 11 Dec 1874, d. 16 Jan 1940
Marriage*9 December 1894She married John Revel Riggs, son of Joseph R. Riggs Jr. and Melissa C. Parks, on 9 December 1894 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John Revel Riggs, a 19 year old wheelwright, the son of Joseph R. & Melissa C. Riggs and she was shown as Lula Susan Wessells, age 18, the daughter of Oliver F. & Mary J. Wessells. They were marrried by D.G.C. Butts..1 
Children 1.Della Riggs b. c 1898
 2.Elsie May Riggs+ b. 1900

Citations

  1. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  2. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.
  3. [S841] David Harrison Riggs, Flat B, 1 Inglis Road, Ealing, London W5 3RH, England, The Riggs Family of Acc Co, VA.

John Revel Riggs1,2

M, b. 11 December 1874, d. 16 January 1940
FatherJoseph R. Riggs Jr. b. 1845, d. 1931
MotherMelissa C. Parks b. 1 May 1848, d. 30 Jun 1884
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#1)
Descendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#2)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited15 Jan 2006
Birth*11 December 1874John was born on 11 December 1874 at Metompkin District, Acc Co, VA. His birth records shows 12 Dec 1874 for Revel Riggs, the son of Jos. R. Riggs, farmer, & Melissa his wife..3,4 
Marriage*9 December 1894He married Lewellan Susan 'Lula' Wessells, daughter of Oliver F. Wessells and Mary Jane C. Young, on 9 December 1894 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John Revel Riggs, a 19 year old wheelwright, the son of Joseph R. & Melissa C. Riggs and she was shown as Lula Susan Wessells, age 18, the daughter of Oliver F. & Mary J. Wessells. They were marrried by D.G.C. Butts..2 
Census head1910John was listed as a head of household in the census of in 1910 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John Riggs, a 35 year old head of household. Listed with him were the following Riggs: wife Lula, age 34; daughter Della, age 12; and daughter Elsie, age 9..5 
Census head*1920John was listed as a head of household in the census of in 1920 at Metompkin District, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as J.R. Riggs, age 48. Listed with him were a wife Lula Riggs, age 48 and a daughter Elsie, age 17..5 
Death*16 January 1940John died on 16 January 1940 at age 65.3 
Burial*His body was interred at Parksley Cem, Acc Co, VA.3 

Family

Lewellan Susan 'Lula' Wessells b. 21 May 1877, d. 23 Nov 1948
Children 1.Della Riggs b. c 1898
 2.Elsie May Riggs+ b. 1900

Citations

  1. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  2. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  3. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.
  4. [S728] Gial M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume I, 1852-1876.
  5. [S841] David Harrison Riggs, Flat B, 1 Inglis Road, Ealing, London W5 3RH, England, The Riggs Family of Acc Co, VA.

Joseph R. Riggs Jr.1,2

M, b. 1845, d. 1931
FatherJoseph R. Riggs Sr. b. 1807, d. Nov 1845
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' Taylor b. 1808, d. 10 Oct 1880
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2006
Birth*1845Joseph was born in 1845 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Census w/mother*1850Joseph was listed with his mother in the census of in 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Joseph R. Riggs, age 4 in HH#900 headed by Elizabeth Riggs, age 32 with real estate valued at $900..1 
Census w/mother1860Joseph was listed with his mother in the census of in 1860 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Joseph Riggs, age 14 in HH#690 headed by Elizabeth Riggs, age 50 and farming..4 
Marriage*30 December 1868He married Melissa C. Parks, daughter of John (of B.) Parks and Nancy R. Middleton, on 30 December 1868 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Census head*1870Joseph was listed as a head of household in the census of in 1870 at Metompkin District, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Joseph Riggs the head of HH#MT549, a 25 year old clerk in store with personal property valued at $200. Listed with him was Melissa Riggs, a 22 year old house keeper and Joseph Riggs, age 5 months, born Jan 1870..5 
Marriage*9 December 1888He married Campsey D. Russell, daughter of John E. Russell and Sally Trehern, on 9 December 1888 at Crowsontown, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Joseph Riggs, a 43 year old widowed merchant, the son of Joseph & Elizabeth Riggs and she was shown as Campsey D. Russell, age 23, the daughter of John E. & Sally. They were married by H.S. Dulany..2 
Death*1931Joseph died in 1931.3 
Burial*His body was interred at Parksley Cem, Acc Co, VA. His tombstone shows him as Joseph R. Riggs, husband of Campsey D. Riggs, 1845 - 1931..3 

Family 1

Melissa C. Parks b. 1 May 1848, d. 30 Jun 1884
Marriage*30 December 1868He married Melissa C. Parks, daughter of John (of B.) Parks and Nancy R. Middleton, on 30 December 1868 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Children 1.Joseph Riggs b. 18 Jan 1870
 2.William J. Riggs b. 1 Feb 1870, d. 6 Apr 1875
 3.Unnamed son Riggs b. 7 Aug 1870
 4.Unnamed son Riggs b. 25 Jul 1871, d. 4 Aug 1871
 5.John Revel Riggs+ b. 11 Dec 1874, d. 16 Jan 1940
 6.William L. Riggs b. 10 Oct 1876, d. 1938
 7.Unnamed son Riggs b. 25 Nov 1878, d. 29 Nov 1878
 8.Unnamed son Riggs b. 25 Nov 1878
 9.Lillian Lee Riggs b. c 1880
 10.Upshur W. Riggs b. 1 Mar 1882

Family 2

Campsey D. Russell b. 1865, d. 1941
Marriage*9 December 1888He married Campsey D. Russell, daughter of John E. Russell and Sally Trehern, on 9 December 1888 at Crowsontown, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Joseph Riggs, a 43 year old widowed merchant, the son of Joseph & Elizabeth Riggs and she was shown as Campsey D. Russell, age 23, the daughter of John E. & Sally. They were married by H.S. Dulany..2 
Children 1.Milton C. Riggs b. 25 Jul 1890, d. 1970
 2.Ethel Riggs b. Oct 1891
 3.Joseph Freddie L. Riggs b. 26 Jan 1893, d. 28 Jan 1898

Citations

  1. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  2. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  3. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.
  4. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  5. [S675] Gail M. Walczyk, 1870 Accomack Co, VA, Census, Part 1, Accomack Parish.

Melissa C. Parks1,2,3

F, b. 1 May 1848, d. 30 June 1884
FatherJohn (of B.) Parks b. c 1825
MotherNancy R. Middleton b. c 1825, d. 1 Nov 1888
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2006
Birth*1 May 1848Melissa was born on 1 May 1848 at Accomack Co, VA.4 
Census w/parents1850Melissa was listed with her parents in the census of 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Melissa A.C. Parks, age 2 in HH#1173 headed by Elizabeth Middleton, a 60 with real estate valued at $600. Also listed was John Parks of B., a 25 year old carpenter, who was evidently her father..3 
Census w/parents*1860Melissa was listed with her parents in the census of 1860 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Malissa Parkes, age 12 in HH#565 headed by John Parkes of B., a 36 year old carpenter..1 
Marriage*30 December 1868She married Joseph R. Riggs Jr., son of Joseph R. Riggs Sr. and Elizabeth 'Betty' Taylor, on 30 December 1868 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Married Name30 December 1868 As of 30 December 1868,her married name was Riggs. 
Census w/husband*1870Melissa was listed with her husband in the census of in 1870 at Metompkin District, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Melissa Riggs, a 22 year old house keeper in HH#MT549 headed by Joseph Riggs, a 25 year old store clerk..5 
Death*30 June 1884Melissa died on 30 June 1884 at age 36.4 
Burial*Her body was interred at Parks Cem, Guilford, Acc Co, VA. Her tombstone shows her as Melisia G. Riggs, wife of Joseph, 1 May 1848 - 30 Jun 1884..4 

Family

Joseph R. Riggs Jr. b. 1845, d. 1931
Marriage*30 December 1868She married Joseph R. Riggs Jr., son of Joseph R. Riggs Sr. and Elizabeth 'Betty' Taylor, on 30 December 1868 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Children 1.Joseph Riggs b. 18 Jan 1870
 2.William J. Riggs b. 1 Feb 1870, d. 6 Apr 1875
 3.Unnamed son Riggs b. 7 Aug 1870
 4.Unnamed son Riggs b. 25 Jul 1871, d. 4 Aug 1871
 5.John Revel Riggs+ b. 11 Dec 1874, d. 16 Jan 1940
 6.William L. Riggs b. 10 Oct 1876, d. 1938
 7.Unnamed son Riggs b. 25 Nov 1878, d. 29 Nov 1878
 8.Unnamed son Riggs b. 25 Nov 1878
 9.Lillian Lee Riggs b. c 1880
 10.Upshur W. Riggs b. 1 Mar 1882

Citations

  1. [S586] E. Thomas Crowson & Susan Crowson Hite, 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  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. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  5. [S675] Gail M. Walczyk, 1870 Accomack Co, VA, Census, Part 1, Accomack Parish.

William H. 'Willie' Wessells1

M, b. 1873
FatherOliver F. Wessells b. 12 Mar 1851, d. 5 Apr 1933
MotherMary Jane C. Young b. 3 Mar 1853, d. 21 Nov 1939
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#1)
Descendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#2)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited4 Jan 2009
Birth*1873William was born in 1873 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*3 March 1895He married Lillian Lee Riggs, daughter of Joseph R. Riggs Jr. and Melissa C. Parks, on 3 March 1895 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Was Living1933William was living in 1933 at Accomac, Acc Co, VA. 

Family

Lillian Lee Riggs b. c 1880

Citations

  1. [S17] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #3, 1853-1896.
  2. [S1043] Tom Wessells, to M.K. Miles.

Lillian Lee Riggs1

F, b. circa 1880
FatherJoseph R. Riggs Jr. b. 1845, d. 1931
MotherMelissa C. Parks b. 1 May 1848, d. 30 Jun 1884
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#1)
Descendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek) (#2)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1880Lillian was born circa 1880 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*3 March 1895She married William H. 'Willie' Wessells, son of Oliver F. Wessells and Mary Jane C. Young, on 3 March 1895 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Name3 March 1895 As of 3 March 1895,her married name was Wessells. 

Citations

  1. [S17] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #3, 1853-1896.

Asa Wessells1

M, b. circa 1827
FatherArthur F. Wessells b. c 1802
MotherAmey Wessells b. c 1807, d. Apr 1842
Last Edited11 Jan 2002
Birth*circa 1827Asa was born circa 1827 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*19 September 1845He married Elvira Thornton on 19 September 1845 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Asa Wenells and Elvisa Thornton. No other information was given..3 
Census head*1850Asa was listed as a head of household in the census of in 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Asa Wessells the head of HH#1190, a 23 year old farmer with real estate valued at $300. Listed with him were the following Wessells: Elvira, age 20; Littleton, age 4; and Laura A., age 2/12..2 

Family

Elvira Thornton b. c 1830
Children 1.Littleton Wessells b. c 1846
 2.Laura A. Wessells b. c 1846

Citations

  1. [S347] Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1840-??, p. 160.
  2. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  3. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.

Elvira Thornton

F, b. circa 1830
Last Edited11 Jan 2002
Birth*circa 1830Elvira was born circa 1830 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*19 September 1845She married Asa Wessells, son of Arthur F. Wessells and Amey Wessells, on 19 September 1845 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Asa Wenells and Elvisa Thornton. No other information was given..2 
Married Name19 September 1845 As of 19 September 1845,her married name was Wessells. 
Census w/husband*1850Elvira was listed with her husband in the census of in 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Elvira Wessells, age 20 in HH#1190 headed by Asa Wessells, a 30 year old farmer with real estate valued at $300..1 

Family

Asa Wessells b. c 1827
Children 1.Littleton Wessells b. c 1846
 2.Laura A. Wessells b. c 1846

Citations

  1. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  2. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.

Littleton Wessells1

M, b. circa 1846
FatherAsa Wessells b. c 1827
MotherElvira Thornton b. c 1830
Last Edited11 Jan 2002
Birth*circa 1846Littleton was born circa 1846 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*1850Littleton was listed with his parents in the census of 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as Littleton Wessells, age 4 in HH#1190 headed by Asa Wessells, a 30 year old farmer with real estate valued at $300..1 

Citations

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

Laura A. Wessells1

M, b. circa 1846
FatherAsa Wessells b. c 1827
MotherElvira Thornton b. c 1830
Last Edited11 Jan 2002
Birth*circa 1846Laura was born circa 1846 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*1850Laura was listed with his parents in the census of 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Laura A. Wessells, age 2/12 in HH#1190 headed by Asa Wessells, a 30 year old farmer with real estate valued at $300..1 

Citations

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

John Erman

M, b. circa 1890
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1890John was born circa 1890. 
Marriage*circa 1910He married Rachael Marshall, daughter of William Lloyd Marshall and Hester Ann Sparrow, circa 1910. 

Family

Rachael Marshall b. 19 Sep 1885, d. 1940

George Thacker

M, b. circa 1890
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1890George was born circa 1890 at Norfolk, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1910He married Edna Earl Marshall, daughter of William Lloyd Marshall and Hester Ann Sparrow, circa 1910. 

Family

Edna Earl Marshall b. 24 Nov 1883, d. 1956

Mattie (-----)

F, b. circa 1885
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Last Edited30 May 2010
Birth*circa 1885Mattie was born circa 1885. 
Marriage*circa 1902She married William Thomas Marshall, son of William Lloyd Marshall and Hester Ann Sparrow, circa 1902. 
Married Namecirca 1902 As of circa 1902,her married name was Marshall. 

Family

William Thomas Marshall b. 30 Dec 1880, d. Dec 1936
Child 1.Florence B. Marshall b. 1903, d. 1922

Florence B. Marshall

F, b. 1903, d. 1922
FatherWilliam Thomas Marshall b. 30 Dec 1880, d. Dec 1936
MotherMattie (-----) b. c 1885
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*1903Florence was born in 1903. 
Death*1922Florence died in 1922. 

Walter Marshall

M, b. November 1919, d. November 1979
FatherWilliam Thomas Marshall b. 30 Dec 1880, d. Dec 1936
MotherAnn Ranhorne Thacker b. Sep 1886, d. 4 Jan 1960
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*November 1919Walter was born in November 1919. 
Marriage*circa 1943He married Margaret Jones circa 1943. 
Death*November 1979Walter died in November 1979. 

Family

Margaret Jones b. Aug 1925, d. Jul 1993

John Henry Furniss1

M, b. 12 February 1869
FatherIsaac James Furniss b. 1 Mar 1836, d. 5 Nov 1909
MotherMary Wesley Powell b. 12 Jul 1836, d. 13 Apr 1909
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Capt. James Davis (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*12 February 1869John was born on 12 February 1869 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S348] Elmira May Webb, Isaac James Furniss Family.

Martha E. Kelly

F, b. circa 1851, d. before 1881
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1851Martha was born circa 1851.1 
Marriage*30 October 1869She married Sylvanius T. Maddox, son of Benjamin Maddox, on 30 October 1869 at Wicomico Co, MD.1 
Married Name30 October 1869 As of 30 October 1869,her married name was Maddox. 
Death*before 1881Martha died before 1881.1 

Family

Sylvanius T. Maddox b. 7 Jan 1846, d. 16 Apr 1906
Child 1.Charles Maddox b. c 1870

Citations

  1. [S595] Ruth T. Dryden, Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Marriages (including the counties of Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico) 1865-1906.

Charles Maddox1

M, b. circa 1870
FatherSylvanius T. Maddox b. 7 Jan 1846, d. 16 Apr 1906
MotherMartha E. Kelly b. c 1851, d. b 1881
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1870Charles was born circa 1870. 
Marriage*circa 1890He married Sadie Pruitt circa 1890.1 

Family

Sadie Pruitt b. c 1870

Citations

  1. [S348] Elmira May Webb, Isaac James Furniss Family.

Sadie Pruitt

F, b. circa 1870
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1870Sadie was born circa 1870. 
Marriage*circa 1890She married Charles Maddox, son of Sylvanius T. Maddox and Martha E. Kelly, circa 1890.1 
Married Namecirca 1890 As of circa 1890,her married name was Maddox. 

Family

Charles Maddox b. c 1870

Citations

  1. [S348] Elmira May Webb, Isaac James Furniss Family.

Laura Maddox1

F, b. circa 1882
FatherSylvanius T. Maddox b. 7 Jan 1846, d. 16 Apr 1906
MotherLeah Jane Furniss b. 16 Jul 1857, d. 22 Jun 1924
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Capt. James Davis (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1882Laura was born circa 1882. 
Marriage*circa 1902She married George Pruitt Sr. circa 1902.1 
Married Namecirca 1902 As of circa 1902,her married name was Pruitt. 

Family

George Pruitt Sr. b. c 1882
Child 1.Goldie Pruitt b. c 1918

Citations

  1. [S348] Elmira May Webb, Isaac James Furniss Family.

James Grover Maddox1

M, b. circa 1884
FatherSylvanius T. Maddox b. 7 Jan 1846, d. 16 Apr 1906
MotherLeah Jane Furniss b. 16 Jul 1857, d. 22 Jun 1924
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Capt. James Davis (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1884James was born circa 1884. 
Marriage*circa 1905He married Lydia 'Lyde' Watson, daughter of (-----) Watson, circa 1905.1 

Family

Lydia 'Lyde' Watson b. c 1885

Citations

  1. [S348] Elmira May Webb, Isaac James Furniss Family.

Mary Maddox1

F, b. circa 1886
FatherSylvanius T. Maddox b. 7 Jan 1846, d. 16 Apr 1906
MotherLeah Jane Furniss b. 16 Jul 1857, d. 22 Jun 1924
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Capt. James Davis (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1886Mary was born circa 1886. 
Marriage*circa 1905She married Grover Watson, son of (-----) Watson, circa 1905.1 
Married Namecirca 1905 As of circa 1905,her married name was Watson. 

Family

Grover Watson b. c 1885

Citations

  1. [S348] Elmira May Webb, Isaac James Furniss Family.

(-----) Morris

M, b. circa 1860
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Capt. James Davis (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Last Edited4 Jul 1997
Birth*circa 1860(-----) was born circa 1860. 
Marriage*circa 1908He married Leah Jane Furniss, daughter of Isaac James Furniss and Mary Wesley Powell, circa 1908.1 

Family

Leah Jane Furniss b. 16 Jul 1857, d. 22 Jun 1924

Citations

  1. [S348] Elmira May Webb, Isaac James Furniss Family.

George Pruitt Sr.

M, b. circa 1882
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Capt. James Davis (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Last Edited17 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1882George was born circa 1882. 
Marriage*circa 1902He married Laura Maddox, daughter of Sylvanius T. Maddox and Leah Jane Furniss, circa 1902.1 

Family

Laura Maddox b. c 1882
Child 1.Goldie Pruitt b. c 1918

Citations

  1. [S348] Elmira May Webb, Isaac James Furniss Family.

Lydia 'Lyde' Watson1

F, b. circa 1885
Father(-----) Watson b. c 1860
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Capt. James Davis (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1885Lydia was born circa 1885. 
Marriage*circa 1905She married James Grover Maddox, son of Sylvanius T. Maddox and Leah Jane Furniss, circa 1905.1 
Married Namecirca 1905 As of circa 1905,her married name was Maddox. 

Family

James Grover Maddox b. c 1884

Citations

  1. [S348] Elmira May Webb, Isaac James Furniss Family.

Goldie Pruitt1

F, b. circa 1918
FatherGeorge Pruitt Sr. b. c 1882
MotherLaura Maddox b. c 1882
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Capt. James Davis (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Death*Goldie died at youth. 
Birth*circa 1918Goldie was born circa 1918. 

Citations

  1. [S348] Elmira May Webb, Isaac James Furniss Family.