William (of Henry) Bell1

M, b. circa 1774
FatherHenry Bell1 b. c 1740, d. b 13 Nov 1786
MotherMary 'Molly' (-----)1 b. c 1750
Last Edited25 Feb 2017
Birth*circa 1774William (of Henry) Bell was born circa 1774 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*19 September 1786William was named in his father's will on 19 September 1786 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Henry Bell, wife Molly, named children Sally, George, Henry, William, Eijah, James, Nancy, Polly & Joshua.1 
Guardian - named*August 1788William had a guardian named in August 1788 at Worcester Co, MD. William Townsend was cited as guardian to George Bell (over 14), Henry Bell (over 14), and William Bell (over 14).2 
Marriage*1 February 1797He married Polly Pitts on 1 February 1797 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as William Bell and Polly Pitts.3 
Will - Brother's*16 August 1827William was named in his brother's will on 16 August 1827 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Henry Bell, late of Philadelpia, now of Worcester Co, MD, named nephews & nieces Hetty Carey, Polly Bell, Nancy Bell, Betsey Bell, James Bell & Elijah Bell, children of my brother William.4 

Family

Polly Pitts b. c 1780
Children 1.Hetty Bell3 b. c 1800
 2.Polly Bell4 b. c 1802
 3.Nancy Bell4 b. c 1804
 4.Betsey Bell4 b. c 1806
 5.James Bell4 b. c 1808
 6.Elijah Bell4 b. c 1810

Citations

  1. [S2395] Worcester Co, MD Wills JW-13, p. 70 (will of Henry Bell, wife Molly).
  2. [S2396] David V. Heise, Worcester Co, MD, Orphans Court Proceedings, Vol. 1, 1777-1800, p. 125 (William Townsend cited as guardian to George, Henry and William Bell).
  3. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  4. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).

Henry Bell1

M, b. circa 1772, d. 31 October 1829
FatherHenry Bell1 b. c 1740, d. b 13 Nov 1786
MotherMary 'Molly' (-----)1 b. c 1750
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1772Henry Bell was born circa 1772 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*19 September 1786Henry was named in his father's will on 19 September 1786 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Henry Bell, wife Molly, named children Sally, George, Henry, William, Eijah, James, Nancy, Polly & Joshua.1 
Guardian - named*August 1788Henry had a guardian named in August 1788 at Worcester Co, MD. William Townsend was cited as guardian to George Bell (over 14), Henry Bell (over 14), and William Bell (over 14).2 
Guardian - named as*16 October 1795Henry was named as a guardian on 16 October 1795 at Worcester Co, MD. Henry Bell (Philadelphia) cited as guardian of his sister Nancy.3 
Will*16 August 1827Henry made a will on 16 August 1827 at Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as Henry Bell, late of the City of Philadephia, now of Worcester Co, MD. To sister Polly Davis: 270 a. where I formerly lived adjoining the farm where George Bell formerly lived, all rights to cedar swamp that my father Henry Bell purchased & commonly called “Tulberry Swamp”, cedar swamp purchased from William & Elijah Bell being land my father devised to them, land purchased of Jesse Davis, land my father devised to his son Elijah Bell and entailed to his son Joshua Bell both dec’d intestate. Mentions: sister Polly will relinquish her share & share which Mary wife of John Fassitt transferred to her. To grandnephews Henry B. Truitt & Myers S. Truitt sons of my niece Gertrude Truitt: 3 storehouses in Philadelphia. To niece Mary Townsend: cash. To nieces Gertrude Truitt & Mary Townsend: chattel. To nephews & nieces: Polly Campbell, Lednum Clark, William Clark, Elizabeth Clark, Jane Clark, Sally Clark–children of Richard Clark (Sussex Co. DE, dec’d), property that came to me by virtue of Richard Clark’s will. To Richard Clark (eldest son of William Clark): all land purchased at sheriff’s sale in Sussex Co. Residue: nieces & nephews: Mary Townsend & Ann McNeal, children of my sister Sally; Hetty Carey, Polly Bell, Nancy Bell, Betsey Bell, James Bell, & Elijah Bell, children of my brother William; Lednum Clark, William Clark, Polly Campbell, Betsey Clark, Jane Clark, Sally Clark, Elijah Clark, children of my sister Nancy. Executor: friend Isaac Covington, William Dunning (Dagsboro), Thomas Mitchell (Philadelphia). Codicil made 21 Mar 1829.4,5 
Death*31 October 1829He died on 31 October 1829 at Worcester Co, MD.6 
Burial*Henry was buried at St. Paul's Cemetery, Berlin, Worcester Co, MD.6 
Will - Proved a will*12 November 1829Henry proved a will on 12 November 1829 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was proved.4 

Citations

  1. [S2395] Worcester Co, MD Wills JW-13, p. 70 (will of Henry Bell, wife Molly).
  2. [S2396] David V. Heise, Worcester Co, MD, Orphans Court Proceedings, Vol. 1, 1777-1800, p. 125 (William Townsend cited as guardian to George, Henry and William Bell).
  3. [S2396] David V. Heise, Worcester Co, MD, Orphans Court Proceedings, Vol. 1, 1777-1800, p. 213 (Henry Bell cited as guardian of his sister Nancy).
  4. [S2207] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book MH, 1822-1833, p. 32 (will of Henry Bell, late of City of Philadelphia, now of Wor Co, MD).
  5. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).
  6. [S2259] findagrave.com, Henry Bell.

George Bell1

M, b. circa 1774
FatherHenry Bell1 b. c 1740, d. b 13 Nov 1786
MotherMary 'Molly' (-----)1 b. c 1750
Last Edited5 Oct 2015
Birth*circa 1774George Bell was born circa 1774 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*19 September 1786George was named in his father's will on 19 September 1786 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Henry Bell, wife Molly, named children Sally, George, Henry, William, Eijah, James, Nancy, Polly & Joshua.1 
Guardian - named*August 1788George had a guardian named in August 1788 at Worcester Co, MD. William Townsend was cited as guardian to George Bell (over 14), Henry Bell (over 14), and William Bell (over 14).2 
Administrator*23 February 1798George was named as administrator of an estate on 23 February 1798 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Joshua Gell was granted to George Bell.3 
Marriage*18 May 1801He married Nancy Mitchell on 18 May 1801 at Worcester Co, MD.4 
Census head*1810George was listed as a head of household in the census of 1810 at St. Brides, Norfolk Co, VA. He was shown as George Bell with the following 1M<10, 1M26-45, 1F<10, 1F26-45.5 
Census head1820George was listed as a head of household in the census of 1820 at Norfolk Co, VA. He was shown as George Bell with 1M26-45, 1F10-16, 1F26-45.5 
Census head*1830George was listed as a head of household in the census of 1830 at St. Brides, Norfolk Co, VA. He was shown as George Bell with 1M15-20, 1M40-50, 1F20-30, 1F40-50.5 

Family

Nancy Mitchell b. c 1780
Marriage*18 May 1801He married Nancy Mitchell on 18 May 1801 at Worcester Co, MD.4 

Citations

  1. [S2395] Worcester Co, MD Wills JW-13, p. 70 (will of Henry Bell, wife Molly).
  2. [S2396] David V. Heise, Worcester Co, MD, Orphans Court Proceedings, Vol. 1, 1777-1800, p. 125 (William Townsend cited as guardian to George, Henry and William Bell).
  3. [S2402] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Worcester County, MD, Estate Docket, p. 8 (adm of Joshua Bell to George Bell).
  4. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, citing Long & Long, Worcester Co, MD Marriage Licenses, p. 10.
  5. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.

Sally Bell1

F, b. circa 1770
FatherHenry Bell1 b. c 1740, d. b 13 Nov 1786
MotherMary 'Molly' (-----)1 b. c 1750
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1770Sally Bell was born circa 1770 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*19 September 1786Sally was named in her father's will on 19 September 1786 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Henry Bell, wife Molly, named children Sally, George, Henry, William, Eijah, James, Nancy, Polly & Joshua.1 
Marriage*circa 1787She married William Townsend circa 1787.2 
Married Namecirca 1787 As of circa 1787,her married name was Townsend. 
Est Settm't Father's*13 November 1787Sally Bell was named in the settlement of her father's estate on 13 November 1787 at Worcester Co, MD. The inventory of the estate of Henry Bell was signed by next of kin: Sally Townsend and Christian Hazzard. Extr: Molly Bell. Securities: Isaac Ayres & Thomas Dale.3 
Est Settm't Bro's*8 August 1798She was named in the settlement of her brother's estate on 8 August 1798 at Worcester Co, MD. She was shown as eldest sister Sally Townsend in the distribution of the estate of Joshua Bell.4 
Will - Brother's*16 August 1827Sally was named in her brother's will on 16 August 1827 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Henry Bell, late of Philadelpia, now of Worcester Co, MD, named nephews & nieces Mary Townsend & Ann McNeal children of my sister Sally.5 

Family

William Townsend b. c 1765
Marriage*circa 1787She married William Townsend circa 1787.2 
Children 1.Mary Townsend5 b. c 1790
 2.Ann Townsend5 b. c 1792

Citations

  1. [S2395] Worcester Co, MD Wills JW-13, p. 70 (will of Henry Bell, wife Molly).
  2. [S2396] David V. Heise, Worcester Co, MD, Orphans Court Proceedings, Vol. 1, 1777-1800, p. 125 (William Townsend cited as guardian to Henry Bell).
  3. [S2399] Worcester Co, MD Inventories, JW#11, p. 269 (inventory of the estate of Henry Bell, Extr Molly Bell).
  4. [S2396] David V. Heise, Worcester Co, MD, Orphans Court Proceedings, Vol. 1, 1777-1800, p. 252 (distribution of the estate of Joshua Bell).
  5. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).

James Selby1

M, b. circa 1746
Last Edited28 Sep 2015
Birth*circa 1746James Selby was born circa 1746 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*before August 1788He married Mary 'Molly' (-----) before August 1788.1 

Family

Mary 'Molly' (-----) b. c 1750
Child 1.Hetty Selby2 b. 1789

Citations

  1. [S2396] David V. Heise, Worcester Co, MD, Orphans Court Proceedings, Vol. 1, 1777-1800, p. 125 (Molly Selby cited as guardian to Elijah Bell, James Bell, Nancy Bell, Molly Bell & Joshua Bell).
  2. [S2396] David V. Heise, Worcester Co, MD, Orphans Court Proceedings, Vol. 1, 1777-1800, p. 241 (George Bell cited as guardian to Hetty Selby, age 9).

William Townsend1

M, b. circa 1765
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1765William Townsend was born circa 1765 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1787He married Sally Bell, daughter of Henry Bell and Mary 'Molly' (-----), circa 1787.1 
Guardian - named as*August 1788William was named as a guardian in August 1788 at Worcester Co, MD. William Townsend was cited as guardian to George Bell (over 14), Henry Bell (over 14), and William Bell (over 14).2 

Family

Sally Bell b. c 1770
Children 1.Mary Townsend3 b. c 1790
 2.Ann Townsend3 b. c 1792

Citations

  1. [S2396] David V. Heise, Worcester Co, MD, Orphans Court Proceedings, Vol. 1, 1777-1800, p. 125 (William Townsend cited as guardian to Henry Bell).
  2. [S2396] David V. Heise, Worcester Co, MD, Orphans Court Proceedings, Vol. 1, 1777-1800, p. 125 (William Townsend cited as guardian to George, Henry and William Bell).
  3. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).

Littleton Davis1

M, b. circa 1775
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1775Littleton Davis was born circa 1775 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*2 February 1801He married Polly 'Molly' Bell, daughter of Henry Bell and Mary 'Molly' (-----), on 2 February 1801 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Littleton Davis and Polly Bell.1 

Family

Polly 'Molly' Bell b. 1784

Citations

  1. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.

(-----) Campbell1

M, b. circa 1800
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1800(-----) Campbell was born circa 1800.1 
Marriage*circa 1824He married Polly Clark, daughter of Richard Clark and Nancy Bell, circa 1824.1 

Family

Polly Clark b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).

Mary Townsend1

F, b. circa 1790
FatherWilliam Townsend1 b. c 1765
MotherSally Bell1 b. c 1770
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1790Mary Townsend was born circa 1790 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Uncle's*16 August 1827Mary was named in her uncle's will on 16 August 1827 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Henry Bell, late of Philadelpia, now of Worcester Co, MD, named nephews & nieces Mary Townsend & Ann McNeal children of my sister Sally.1 

Citations

  1. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).

Ann Townsend1

F, b. circa 1792
FatherWilliam Townsend1 b. c 1765
MotherSally Bell1 b. c 1770
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1792Ann Townsend was born circa 1792 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1815She married (-----) McNeal circa 1815.1 
Married Namecirca 1815 As of circa 1815,her married name was McNeal. 
Will - Uncle's*16 August 1827Ann was named in her uncle's will on 16 August 1827 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Henry Bell, late of Philadelpia, now of Worcester Co, MD, named nephews & nieces Mary Townsend & Ann McNeal children of my sister Sally.1 

Family

(-----) McNeal b. c 1790

Citations

  1. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).

(-----) McNeal1

M, b. circa 1790
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1790(-----) McNeal was born circa 1790.1 
Marriage*circa 1815He married Ann Townsend, daughter of William Townsend and Sally Bell, circa 1815.1 

Family

Ann Townsend b. c 1792

Citations

  1. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).

Polly Pitts1

F, b. circa 1780
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1780Polly Pitts was born circa 1780.2 
Marriage*1 February 1797She married William (of Henry) Bell, son of Henry Bell and Mary 'Molly' (-----), on 1 February 1797 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as William Bell and Polly Pitts.1 
Married Name1 February 1797 As of 1 February 1797,her married name was Bell. 

Family

William (of Henry) Bell b. c 1774
Children 1.Hetty Bell1 b. c 1800
 2.Polly Bell2 b. c 1802
 3.Nancy Bell2 b. c 1804
 4.Betsey Bell2 b. c 1806
 5.James Bell2 b. c 1808
 6.Elijah Bell2 b. c 1810

Citations

  1. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  2. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).

Hetty Bell1

F, b. circa 1800
FatherWilliam (of Henry) Bell1 b. c 1774
MotherPolly Pitts1 b. c 1780
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1800Hetty Bell was born circa 1800 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*25 November 1822She married Solomon Carey on 25 November 1822. They were shown as Solomon Carey and Hetty Bell.1 
Married Name25 November 1822 As of 25 November 1822,her married name was Carey. 
Will - Uncle's*16 August 1827Hetty was named in her uncle's will on 16 August 1827 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Henry Bell, late of Philadelpia, now of Worcester Co, MD, named nephews & nieces Hetty Carey, Polly Bell, Nancy Bell, Betsey Bell, James Bell & Elijah Bell, children of my brother William.1 

Family

Solomon Carey b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.

Solomon Carey1

M, b. circa 1800
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1800Solomon Carey was born circa 1800 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*25 November 1822He married Hetty Bell, daughter of William (of Henry) Bell and Polly Pitts, on 25 November 1822. They were shown as Solomon Carey and Hetty Bell.1 

Family

Hetty Bell b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.

Polly Bell1

F, b. circa 1802
FatherWilliam (of Henry) Bell1 b. c 1774
MotherPolly Pitts1 b. c 1780
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1802Polly Bell was born circa 1802 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Uncle's*16 August 1827Polly was named in her uncle's will on 16 August 1827 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).

Nancy Bell1

F, b. circa 1804
FatherWilliam (of Henry) Bell1 b. c 1774
MotherPolly Pitts1 b. c 1780
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1804Nancy Bell was born circa 1804 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Uncle's*16 August 1827Nancy was named in her uncle's will on 16 August 1827 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Henry Bell, late of Philadelpia, now of Worcester Co, MD, named nephews & nieces Hetty Carey, Polly Bell, Nancy Bell, Betsey Bell, James Bell & Elijah Bell, children of my brother William.1 

Citations

  1. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).

Betsey Bell1

F, b. circa 1806
FatherWilliam (of Henry) Bell1 b. c 1774
MotherPolly Pitts1 b. c 1780
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1806Betsey Bell was born circa 1806 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Uncle's*16 August 1827Betsey was named in her uncle's will on 16 August 1827 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Henry Bell, late of Philadelpia, now of Worcester Co, MD, named nephews & nieces Hetty Carey, Polly Bell, Nancy Bell, Betsey Bell, James Bell & Elijah Bell, children of my brother William.1 

Citations

  1. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).

James Bell1

M, b. circa 1808
FatherWilliam (of Henry) Bell1 b. c 1774
MotherPolly Pitts1 b. c 1780
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1808James Bell was born circa 1808 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Uncle's*16 August 1827James was named in his uncle's will on 16 August 1827 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Henry Bell, late of Philadelpia, now of Worcester Co, MD, named nephews & nieces Hetty Carey, Polly Bell, Nancy Bell, Betsey Bell, James Bell & Elijah Bell, children of my brother William.1 

Citations

  1. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).

Elijah Bell1

M, b. circa 1810
FatherWilliam (of Henry) Bell1 b. c 1774
MotherPolly Pitts1 b. c 1780
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1810Elijah Bell was born circa 1810 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Uncle's*16 August 1827Elijah was named in his uncle's will on 16 August 1827 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Henry Bell, late of Philadelpia, now of Worcester Co, MD, named nephews & nieces Hetty Carey, Polly Bell, Nancy Bell, Betsey Bell, James Bell & Elijah Bell, children of my brother William.1 

Citations

  1. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).

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

F, b. circa 1780
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1780(-----) (-----) was born circa 1780. 
Marriage*circa 1800She married Elijah Bell, son of Henry Bell and Mary 'Molly' (-----), circa 1800. 
Married Namecirca 1800 As of circa 1800,her married name was Bell. 

Family

Elijah Bell b. 1778, d. b 16 Aug 1827
Child 1.Joshua Bell1 b. c 1802, d. b 16 Aug 1827

Citations

  1. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).

Joshua Bell1

M, b. circa 1802, d. before 16 August 1827
FatherElijah Bell1 b. 1778, d. b 16 Aug 1827
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1780
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1802Joshua Bell was born circa 1802 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Death*before 16 August 1827He died before 16 August 1827 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Henry Bell, late of Philadelpia, now of Worcester Co, MD, named a brother Elijah Bell and his son Joshua Bell, both dec'd intestate.1 

Citations

  1. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).

(f/o Henry & Christian) Bell1

M, b. circa 1700
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1700(f/o Henry & Christian) Bell was born circa 1700 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1740He married (-----) (-----) circa 1740.1 

Family

(-----) (-----) b. c 1720
Children 1.Henry Bell+1 b. c 1740, d. b 13 Nov 1786
 2.Christian Bell1 b. c 1742

Citations

  1. [S2399] Worcester Co, MD Inventories, JW#11, p. 269 (inventory of the estate of Henry Bell, Extr Molly Bell).

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

F, b. circa 1720
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1720(-----) (-----) was born circa 1720.1 
Marriage*circa 1740She married (f/o Henry & Christian) Bell circa 1740.1 
Married Namecirca 1740 As of circa 1740,her married name was Bell. 

Family

(f/o Henry & Christian) Bell b. c 1700
Children 1.Henry Bell+1 b. c 1740, d. b 13 Nov 1786
 2.Christian Bell1 b. c 1742

Citations

  1. [S2399] Worcester Co, MD Inventories, JW#11, p. 269 (inventory of the estate of Henry Bell, Extr Molly Bell).

Christian Bell1

F, b. circa 1742
Father(f/o Henry & Christian) Bell1 b. c 1700
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1720
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1742Christian Bell was born circa 1742 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1760She married Elihu Hazzard circa 1760.2 
Married Namecirca 1760 As of circa 1760,her married name was Hazzard. 
Land sold*10 May 1769Christian Bell sold land on 10 May 1769 at tract Bosemans Agreement, Worcester Co, MD. Elihu Hazzard & wife Christian sold 100 aces of this tract to John Truvill Gault.3 
Est Settm't Bro's*8 September 1787She was named in the settlement of her brother's estate on 8 September 1787 at Worcester Co, MD. The inventory of the estate of Henry Bell was signed by next of kin: Sally Townsend and Christian Hazzard. Extr: Molly Bell. Securities: Isaac Ayres & Thomas Dale.1 
Will - Husb's*4 March 1805Christian was named in her husband's will on 4 March 1805 at Sussex Co, DE. She was shown as wife Christen in the will of Elihu Hazzard.2 

Family

Elihu Hazzard b. c 1740, d. b 20 Aug 1805

Citations

  1. [S2399] Worcester Co, MD Inventories, JW#11, p. 269 (inventory of the estate of Henry Bell, Extr Molly Bell).
  2. [S2296] F. Edward Wright, Sussex County, Delware, Wills, 1800-1813, p. 33 (will of Elihu Hazzard, wife Christen).
  3. [S2400] Worcester Co, MD Deeds H, p. 41 (Elihu Hazzard & wife to John Turvill Gault).

Elihu Hazzard1

M, b. circa 1740, d. before 20 August 1805
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1740Elihu Hazzard was born circa 1740.1 
Marriage*circa 1760He married Christian Bell, daughter of (f/o Henry & Christian) Bell and (-----) (-----), circa 1760.1 
Land sold*10 May 1769Elihu Hazzard sold land on 10 May 1769 at tract Bosemans Agreement, Worcester Co, MD. Elihu Hazzard & wife Christian sold 100 aces of this tract to John Truvill Gault.2 
Rev War Veteran*1776He served in the Revolutionary War in 1776 at Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as an ensign in the Worcester Militia, 10th Battalion, Capt. Jesse Gray's Company.3 
Rev War Veteran1779He served in the Revolutionary War in 1779 at Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as an ensign in the Worcester Militia, Sinepuxent Battalion, Capt. Josiah Dale's Company.3 
Tax list*1783He was on the tax list in 1783 at Buckingham Hundred, Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as Elihu Hazzard the head of household, no land with 5 persons in his household.4 
Census head*1800Elihu was listed as a head of household in the census of 1800 at Boquerternorton Hundred, Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as head of household with 1M10-16, 1M16-26, 1M>45, 1F>45.5 
Will*4 March 1805Elihu made a will on 4 March 1805 at Sussex Co, DE. Heirs: Wife Christen all the estate; George Talor the plantation whereon I live, bed and furniture and moveable estate, except bed given to Nancey Mumford. Extr: George Talor. Witt: Scarburgh Tunnell & William Ake.1 
Death*before 20 August 1805He died before 20 August 1805 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that his will was proved.1 

Family

Christian Bell b. c 1742
Marriage*circa 1760He married Christian Bell, daughter of (f/o Henry & Christian) Bell and (-----) (-----), circa 1760.1 

Citations

  1. [S2296] F. Edward Wright, Sussex County, Delware, Wills, 1800-1813, p. 33 (will of Elihu Hazzard, wife Christen).
  2. [S2400] Worcester Co, MD Deeds H, p. 41 (Elihu Hazzard & wife to John Turvill Gault).
  3. [S2401] Peden, Revolutionary Patriots of Worcester & Somerset Counties, p. 133.
  4. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, MD: 1783 Assessment: Worcester Co.
  5. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.

Hetty Selby1

F, b. 1789
FatherJames Selby1 b. c 1746
MotherMary 'Molly' (-----)1 b. c 1750
Last Edited28 Sep 2015
Birth*1789Hetty Selby was born in 1789 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Guardian - named*5 June 1798Hetty had a guardian named on 5 June 1798 at Worcester Co, MD. George Bell cited as guardian to Hetty Selby, age 9.1 
Est Settm't Bro's*8 August 1798She was named in the settlement of her brother's estate on 8 August 1798 at Worcester Co, MD. She was shown as Hetty Selby, a half-sister, in the distribution of the estate of Joshua Bell. George Bell is her guardian.2 

Citations

  1. [S2396] David V. Heise, Worcester Co, MD, Orphans Court Proceedings, Vol. 1, 1777-1800, p. 241 (George Bell cited as guardian to Hetty Selby, age 9).
  2. [S2396] David V. Heise, Worcester Co, MD, Orphans Court Proceedings, Vol. 1, 1777-1800, p. 252 (estate of Joshua Bell).

James Ferebee1

M, b. circa 1700, d. 1753
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1700James Ferebee was born circa 1700.1 
Marriage*circa 1725He married (-----) (-----) circa 1725.1 
Death*1753James Ferebee died in 1753 at Norfolk Co, VA. He left a will in Norfolk Co, VA.1 

Family

(-----) (-----) b. c 1700
Children 1.John Ferebee+1 b. c 1725, d. 1763
 2.Peter Ferebee1 b. c 1726
 3.Thomas Ferebee1 b. c 1728
 4.Mary Ferebee1 b. c 1730
 5.Dinah Ferebee1 b. c 1732
 6.Lydia Ferebee1 b. c 1734

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.

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

F, b. circa 1700
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1700(-----) (-----) was born circa 1700.1 
Marriage*circa 1725She married James Ferebee circa 1725.1 
Married Namecirca 1725 As of circa 1725,her married name was Ferebee. 

Family

James Ferebee b. c 1700, d. 1753
Children 1.John Ferebee+1 b. c 1725, d. 1763
 2.Peter Ferebee1 b. c 1726
 3.Thomas Ferebee1 b. c 1728
 4.Mary Ferebee1 b. c 1730
 5.Dinah Ferebee1 b. c 1732
 6.Lydia Ferebee1 b. c 1734

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.

Peter Ferebee1

M, b. circa 1726
FatherJames Ferebee1 b. c 1700, d. 1753
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1726Peter Ferebee was born circa 1726 at Norfolk Co, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.

Thomas Ferebee1

M, b. circa 1728
FatherJames Ferebee1 b. c 1700, d. 1753
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1728Thomas Ferebee was born circa 1728 at Norfolk Co, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.

Mary Ferebee1

F, b. circa 1730
FatherJames Ferebee1 b. c 1700, d. 1753
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1730Mary Ferebee was born circa 1730 at Norfolk Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1750She married (-----) Cherry circa 1750.1 
Married Namecirca 1750 As of circa 1750,her married name was Cherry. 

Family

(-----) Cherry b. c 1725

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.

(-----) Cherry1

M, b. circa 1725
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1725(-----) Cherry was born circa 1725.1 
Marriage*circa 1750He married Mary Ferebee, daughter of James Ferebee and (-----) (-----), circa 1750.1 

Family

Mary Ferebee b. c 1730

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.

Dinah Ferebee1

F, b. circa 1732
FatherJames Ferebee1 b. c 1700, d. 1753
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1732Dinah Ferebee was born circa 1732 at Norfolk Co, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.

Lydia Ferebee1

F, b. circa 1734
FatherJames Ferebee1 b. c 1700, d. 1753
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1734Lydia Ferebee was born circa 1734 at Norfolk Co, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.

John Ferebee1

M, b. circa 1725, d. 1763
FatherJames Ferebee1 b. c 1700, d. 1753
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1725John Ferebee was born circa 1725 at Norfolk Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1745He married Mary (-----) circa 1745.1 
Death*1763John Ferebee died in 1763 at Portsmouth, VA. He left a will in 1763 in Portsmouth, VA.1 

Family

Mary (-----) b. c 1725
Children 1.Charles Ferebee1 b. c 1746
 2.John Ferebee1 b. c 1748
 3.Willis Ferebee1 b. c 1750
 4.Mary Ferebee1 b. c 1752
 5.Martha Ferebee1 b. c 1754
 6.Betty Ferebee1 b. c 1756
 7.Franky Ferebee1 b. c 1758
 8.Lydia Ferebee1 b. c 1760
 9.Unice Ferebee1 b. c 1762

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.

Mary (-----)1

F, b. circa 1725
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1725Mary (-----) was born circa 1725.1 
Marriage*circa 1745She married John Ferebee, son of James Ferebee and (-----) (-----), circa 1745.1 
Married Namecirca 1745 As of circa 1745,her married name was Ferebee. 

Family

John Ferebee b. c 1725, d. 1763
Children 1.Charles Ferebee1 b. c 1746
 2.John Ferebee1 b. c 1748
 3.Willis Ferebee1 b. c 1750
 4.Mary Ferebee1 b. c 1752
 5.Martha Ferebee1 b. c 1754
 6.Betty Ferebee1 b. c 1756
 7.Franky Ferebee1 b. c 1758
 8.Lydia Ferebee1 b. c 1760
 9.Unice Ferebee1 b. c 1762

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.

Charles Ferebee1

M, b. circa 1746
FatherJohn Ferebee1 b. c 1725, d. 1763
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1725
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1746Charles Ferebee was born circa 1746 at Portsmouth, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.

John Ferebee1

M, b. circa 1748
FatherJohn Ferebee1 b. c 1725, d. 1763
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1725
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1748John Ferebee was born circa 1748 at Portsmouth, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.

Willis Ferebee1

M, b. circa 1750
FatherJohn Ferebee1 b. c 1725, d. 1763
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1725
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1750Willis Ferebee was born circa 1750 at Portsmouth, VA.1 
Will - Mentioned in*19 September 1786Willis was mentioned in a will on 19 September 1786 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Henry Bell, wife Molly, gave his son George: Negro man Levin, 80 acres of swamp in VA which I bought of Willis Ferebee. (Willis Ferebee lived in Norfolk Co. VA, per wills & personal property assessments. However, there is no deed involving a Willis Ferebee and/or Henry Bell in Norfolk Co.)2 

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.
  2. [S2395] Worcester Co, MD Wills JW-13, p. 70 (will of Henry Bell, wife Molly).

Mary Ferebee1

F, b. circa 1752
FatherJohn Ferebee1 b. c 1725, d. 1763
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1725
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1752Mary Ferebee was born circa 1752 at Portsmouth, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.

Martha Ferebee1

F, b. circa 1754
FatherJohn Ferebee1 b. c 1725, d. 1763
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1725
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1754Martha Ferebee was born circa 1754 at Portsmouth, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.

Betty Ferebee1

F, b. circa 1756
FatherJohn Ferebee1 b. c 1725, d. 1763
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1725
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1756Betty Ferebee was born circa 1756 at Portsmouth, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.

Franky Ferebee1

M, b. circa 1758
FatherJohn Ferebee1 b. c 1725, d. 1763
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1725
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1758Franky Ferebee was born circa 1758 at Portsmouth, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.

Lydia Ferebee1

F, b. circa 1760
FatherJohn Ferebee1 b. c 1725, d. 1763
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1725
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1760Lydia Ferebee was born circa 1760 at Portsmouth, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.

Unice Ferebee1

F, b. circa 1762
FatherJohn Ferebee1 b. c 1725, d. 1763
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1725
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1762Unice Ferebee was born circa 1762 at Portsmouth, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.

John Faris Fassett1

M, b. 1800, d. 11 February 1829
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*1800John Faris Fassett was born in 1800 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*22 October 1823He married Mary Bell, daughter of James Bell, on 22 October 1823 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as John F. Fassitt and Mary Bell.2 
Death*11 February 1829John Faris Fassett died on 11 February 1829 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Burial*John was buried at Buckingham Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Berlin, Worcester Co, MD.1 

Family

Mary Bell b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S556] Matthew M. Wise, Littleton Heritage: Some American Descendants of Col. Nathaniel Littleton (1605-1654) of Northampton Co., Virginia, and His Royal Forebears, p. 380 (#N22 - Thomas Fassitt).
  2. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.

Mary Bell1

F, b. circa 1800
FatherJames Bell b. 1780
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1800Mary Bell was born circa 1800 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*22 October 1823She married John Faris Fassett on 22 October 1823 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as John F. Fassitt and Mary Bell.1 
Married Name22 October 1823 As of 22 October 1823,her married name was Fassett. 
Will - Mentioned in*16 August 1827Mary was mentioned in a will on 16 August 1827 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Henry Bell, late of the City of Philadephia, now of Worcester Co, MD mentioned a sister Polly if she will relinquish her share & share which Mary wife of John Fassitt transferred to her. (NOTE: It is not clear how this Mary is related to them. It is assumed that she was daughter of his brother James, who he did not mention in his will.)2 

Family

John Faris Fassett b. 1800, d. 11 Feb 1829

Citations

  1. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  2. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).

Gertrude Bell1

F, b. circa 1802
FatherJames Bell1 b. 1780
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1802Gertrude Bell was born circa 1802 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1820She married (-----) Truitt circa 1820.1 
Married Namecirca 1820 As of circa 1820,her married name was Truitt. 
Will - Mentioned in*16 August 1827Gertrude was mentioned in a will on 16 August 1827. In his will Henry Bell, late of the City of Philadephia, now of Worcester Co, MD mentioned a niece Gertrude Truitt and grandnephews Henry B. Truitt & Myers S. Truitt sons of my nicec Gertrude Truitt and left them 3 storehouse in Philadephia. (NOTE: It is not clear how this Gertrude is related to him. It is assumed that she was daughter of his brother James, who he did not mention in his will.) 

Family

(-----) Truitt b. c 1800
Children 1.Henry B. Truitt1 b. c 1822
 2.Myers S. Truitt1 b. c 1824

Citations

  1. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).

(-----) Truitt1

M, b. circa 1800
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1800(-----) Truitt was born circa 1800 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1820He married Gertrude Bell, daughter of James Bell, circa 1820.1 

Family

Gertrude Bell b. c 1802
Children 1.Henry B. Truitt1 b. c 1822
 2.Myers S. Truitt1 b. c 1824

Citations

  1. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).

Henry B. Truitt1

M, b. circa 1822
Father(-----) Truitt1 b. c 1800
MotherGertrude Bell1 b. c 1802
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1822Henry B. Truitt was born circa 1822 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Mentioned in*16 August 1827Henry was mentioned in a will on 16 August 1827 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Henry Bell, late of the City of Philadephia, now of Worcester Co, MD mentioned a niece Gertrude Truitt and grandnephews Henry B. Truitt & Myers S. Truitt sons of my nicec Gertrude Truitt and left them 3 storehouse in Philadephia. (NOTE: It is not clear how this Gertrude is related to him. It is assumed that she was daughter of his brother James, who he did not mention in his will.)1 

Citations

  1. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).

Myers S. Truitt1

M, b. circa 1824
Father(-----) Truitt1 b. c 1800
MotherGertrude Bell1 b. c 1802
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1824Myers S. Truitt was born circa 1824 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Mentioned in*16 August 1827Myers was mentioned in a will on 16 August 1827 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Henry Bell, late of the City of Philadephia, now of Worcester Co, MD mentioned a niece Gertrude Truitt and grandnephews Henry B. Truitt & Myers S. Truitt sons of my nicec Gertrude Truitt and left them 3 storehouse in Philadephia. (NOTE: It is not clear how this Gertrude is related to him. It is assumed that she was daughter of his brother James, who he did not mention in his will.)1 

Citations

  1. [S2398] Worcester Co, MD Wills MH#27, p. 389 (will of Henry Bell, late of Philadelphia, now of Worcester Co, MD).

Thomas West I1

M, b. circa 1735, d. before 12 April 1802
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1735Thomas West I was born circa 1735 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Marriage*circa 1760He married Rachel (-----) circa 1760 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Will*22 December 1800Thomas made a will on 22 December 1800 at Sussex Co, DE. Heirs: Wife Rachel my plantation except part of my plantation that lies between the county road and where my son Wingate West lived; son John West to have same when wife dies or marries and other land mentioned; wife two Negro women Ginny and Sall; son Thomas West Negro woman Patience and two of her children Leah and Sall; son Philip West Negro lad Levin and Negro girl Rhoda; daughter Levina Phillips, married woman, Negro girl Kisnah; son John West Negro boy called Isaac and Negro girl Alce; son John West Negro boy called James and Negro boy joshua; eldest Negro woman Dinah should have a place of abode on my plantation as long as she lives; grandchildren Wingate and Thomas West. Children of son Wingate West who is dead and gone should have their proper share based on valuation of slaves. Extrs son-in-law John Phillips and son Thomas West. Witt: Spencer Phillips, Robert West & Shockley West.1 
Death*before 12 April 1802He died before 12 April 1802 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that his will was proved.1 

Family

Rachel (-----) b. c 1740
Children 1.Wingate West I+1 b. c 1760, d. b 21 Nov 1796
 2.John West1 b. c 1762
 3.Thomas West II1 b. c 1764
 4.Philip West1 b. c 1766
 5.Levina West1 b. c 1770

Citations

  1. [S2296] F. Edward Wright, Sussex County, Delware, Wills, 1800-1813, p. 11 (will of Thomas West, wife Rachel).

Rachel (-----)1

F, b. circa 1740
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1740Rachel (-----) was born circa 1740.1 
Marriage*circa 1760She married Thomas West I circa 1760 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Married Namecirca 1760 As of circa 1760,her married name was West. 
Will - Husb's*22 December 1800Rachel was named in her husband's will on 22 December 1800 at Sussex Co, DE. She was shown as wife Rachel in the will of Thomas West.1 

Family

Thomas West I b. c 1735, d. b 12 Apr 1802
Children 1.Wingate West I+1 b. c 1760, d. b 21 Nov 1796
 2.John West1 b. c 1762
 3.Thomas West II1 b. c 1764
 4.Philip West1 b. c 1766
 5.Levina West1 b. c 1770

Citations

  1. [S2296] F. Edward Wright, Sussex County, Delware, Wills, 1800-1813, p. 11 (will of Thomas West, wife Rachel).

Thomas West1

M, b. circa 1792
FatherWingate West I1 b. c 1760, d. b 21 Nov 1796
MotherEunice Short1 b. c 1766
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1792Thomas West was born circa 1792 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Guardian - Account*1798He was named in a guardian account in 1798 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as Thomas West, orphan of Wingate West.2 
Will - Grfath's*22 December 1800Thomas was named in his grandfather's will on 22 December 1800 at Sussex Co, DE. In his will Thomas West, wife Rachel, named a dec'd son Wingate West and granchildren Wingate and Thomas West.1 

Citations

  1. [S2296] F. Edward Wright, Sussex County, Delware, Wills, 1800-1813, p. 11 (will of Thomas West, wife Rachel).
  2. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, DPA:Sussex Co.:Guardian Accounts Index.

John West1

M, b. circa 1762
FatherThomas West I1 b. c 1735, d. b 12 Apr 1802
MotherRachel (-----)1 b. c 1740
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1762John West was born circa 1762 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Will - Father's*22 December 1800John was named in his father's will on 22 December 1800 at Sussex Co, DE. In his will Thomas West, wife Rachel, named sons Wingate West dec'd, John West, Thomas West, Philip West and a daughter Levina Phillips & a son-in-law John Phillips.1 

Citations

  1. [S2296] F. Edward Wright, Sussex County, Delware, Wills, 1800-1813, p. 11 (will of Thomas West, wife Rachel).

Thomas West II1

M, b. circa 1764
FatherThomas West I1 b. c 1735, d. b 12 Apr 1802
MotherRachel (-----)1 b. c 1740
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1764Thomas West II was born circa 1764 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Will - Father's*22 December 1800Thomas was named in his father's will on 22 December 1800 at Sussex Co, DE. In his will Thomas West, wife Rachel, named sons Wingate West dec'd, John West, Thomas West, Philip West and a daughter Levina Phillips & a son-in-law John Phillips.1 

Citations

  1. [S2296] F. Edward Wright, Sussex County, Delware, Wills, 1800-1813, p. 11 (will of Thomas West, wife Rachel).

Philip West1

M, b. circa 1766
FatherThomas West I1 b. c 1735, d. b 12 Apr 1802
MotherRachel (-----)1 b. c 1740
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1766Philip West was born circa 1766 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Will - Father's*22 December 1800Philip was named in his father's will on 22 December 1800 at Sussex Co, DE. In his will Thomas West, wife Rachel, named sons Wingate West dec'd, John West, Thomas West, Philip West and a daughter Levina Phillips & a son-in-law John Phillips.1 

Citations

  1. [S2296] F. Edward Wright, Sussex County, Delware, Wills, 1800-1813, p. 11 (will of Thomas West, wife Rachel).

Levina West1

F, b. circa 1770
FatherThomas West I1 b. c 1735, d. b 12 Apr 1802
MotherRachel (-----)1 b. c 1740
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1770Levina West was born circa 1770 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Marriage*circa 1795She married John Phillips circa 1795.1 
Married Namecirca 1795 As of circa 1795,her married name was Phillips. 
Will - Father's*22 December 1800Levina was named in her father's will on 22 December 1800 at Sussex Co, DE. In his will Thomas West, wife Rachel, named sons Wingate West dec'd, John West, Thomas West, Philip West and a daughter Levina Phillips & a son-in-law John Phillips.1 

Family

John Phillips b. c 1770

Citations

  1. [S2296] F. Edward Wright, Sussex County, Delware, Wills, 1800-1813, p. 11 (will of Thomas West, wife Rachel).

John Phillips1

M, b. circa 1770
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1770John Phillips was born circa 1770 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Marriage*circa 1795He married Levina West, daughter of Thomas West I and Rachel (-----), circa 1795.1 
Will - Father-in-law*22 December 1800John was named in his father-in-law's will on 22 December 1800 at Sussex Co, DE. In his will Thomas West, wife Rachel, named sons Wingate West dec'd, John West, Thomas West, Philip West and a daughter Levina Phillips & a son-in-law John Phillips.1 

Family

Levina West b. c 1770

Citations

  1. [S2296] F. Edward Wright, Sussex County, Delware, Wills, 1800-1813, p. 11 (will of Thomas West, wife Rachel).

Levina West1

F, b. circa 1794
FatherWingate West I1 b. c 1760, d. b 21 Nov 1796
MotherEunice Short1 b. c 1766
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1794Levina West was born circa 1794 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Guardian - Account*1798She was named in a guardian account in 1798 at Sussex Co, DE. She was shown as Levina West, orphan of Wingate West.1 

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, DPA:Sussex Co.:Guardian Accounts Index.

Rachel West1

F, b. circa 1796
FatherWingate West I1 b. c 1760, d. b 21 Nov 1796
MotherEunice Short1 b. c 1766
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1796Rachel West was born circa 1796 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Guardian - Account*1798She was named in a guardian account in 1798 at Sussex Co, DE. She was shown as Rachel West, orphan of Wingate West.1 

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, DPA:Sussex Co.:Guardian Accounts Index.

Ginsey H. Carey1

F, b. circa 1806
FatherPurnel Carey1 b. Oct 1769, d. 25 Mar 1843
MotherEunice Short1 b. c 1766
Last Edited31 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1806Ginsey H. Carey was born circa 1806 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Deed of Gift - Rec'd*9 May 1813She received by deed of gift on 9 May 1813 at Sussex Co, DE. Hannah Carey gave her granddaughter Ginsey H. Carey Negro Milly. Noah Short Sr. & Purnell Cary were witnesses. (NOTE: Purnell Cary was a son of Hannah Cary and the father of Ginsey Cary and Noah Short Sr. was the brother of Purnell Carey's wife Eunice Short Cary.)1 

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, DPA:Sussex Co.:Deeds: AG: 48.

William S. Carey1

M, b. circa 1801
FatherPurnel Carey1 b. Oct 1769, d. 25 Mar 1843
MotherEunice Short1 b. c 1766
Last Edited28 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1801William S. Carey was born circa 1801 at Sussex Co, DE.2 
Administrator*12 April 1843William was named as administrator of an estate on 12 April 1843 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Purnel Carey was granted to Elijah Carey & William S. Carey with Spencer Phillips security.1 
Census head*1850William was listed as a head of household in the census of 1850 at Dagsborough Hundred, Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as age 49.2 
Est Settm't Father's*9 July 1850He was named in the settlement of his father's estate on 9 July 1850 at Sussex Co, DE. This was the final settlement of the estate of Purnel Carey and William S. Carey, Elijah W. Carey, Eunice wife of Nathaniel Phillips and Sally A. Hiam each received 1/4 of the residue of the state.1 
Census head1860William was listed as a head of household in the census of 1860 at Georgetown, Broadkiln Hundred, Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as a 54 year old famer living in a hotel.2 

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, DPA:Sussex Co.:Probate Files.
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1850 Federal Census, Sussex Co, DE.

Jacob (of Edw'd II) Short1

M, b. circa 1734, d. before 17 January 1791
FatherEdward Short II2 b. c 1711, d. b 7 Jun 1768
MotherElizabeth Wingate (Wingate?)3 b. c 1715, d. b 25 May 1786
Last Edited31 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1734Jacob (of Edw'd II) Short was born circa 1734 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Land patented*8 April 1755He patented land on 8 April 1755 at First Beginning, Worcester Co, MD. It contained 50 acres and was assigned by Edward Short.4 
Marriage*circa 1760He married Eunice 'Nicey' Crafford circa 1760 at Sussex Co, DE.1,5 
Will - Father's*11 March 1767Jacob was named in his father's will on 11 March 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Edward Short, wife Elizabeth, named 6 youngest children Nancy, Edward, Rachel, Isaac, Patience and Comfort. He also named children Shadrack, Phillip, Jacob, Elizabeth Tindall and grandsons William Short and John Short. He gave Jacob 20 acres of Last of All and one shilling.6 
Est Settm't Father's*20 June 1768He was named in the settlement of his father's estate on 20 June 1768 at Worcester Co, MD. The inventory of the estate of Edward Short was filed by Elizabeth Short and Edward Short. Signed as next of kin: Shadrack Short and Jacob Short.3 
Tax list*1782He was on the tax list in 1782 at Dagsborough Hundred, Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as Jacob Short a head of household.4 
Will - Mother's*15 May 1786Jacob was named in his mother's will on 15 May 1786 at Sussex Co, DE. In her will Elizabeth Short named sons Jacob, Shadrach, Phillip, Isaac and Edward Short and daughters Betty Tindal, Nancy Melson, Rachel Stockley, Comfort Benston and Patience Ellingsworth.7 
Will*29 November 1790Jacob made a will on 29 November 1790 at Sussex Co, DE. In the Name of God amen. This twenty ninth day of November seventeen hundred and ninety I Jacob Short of Sussex County and Delaware State being very sick and weak in body but of a sound and disposing mind and memory thanks be to God and caling to mind the mortality of my body and that it is appointed for all men once to die do as touching this worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me with in this life I give demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form Item I give and demise to my son Crafford Short one hundred and forty three acres of land pattined and known by the name of “Shorts Victory” to him his heirs and assigns forever. Item I give demise my part of the land I have right to in resurvey with my brother Phillip Short in the year one thousand seven hundred and seventy six fifty acres of the same to my son Jacob Short leying most convenient toward Charls Rollings dwelling to him and his heirs forever. Item I give and demise to my son Job Short one hundred and fifty acres of the same resurvey tract ajoyning his brother Jacob Shorts land to him and his heirs and assigns forever. Item I give and demise the remainder of the same resurvey tract of land to my son Elisha Short to him his heirs and assigns forever. Item I give and bequeath to my son Craford Short one sorrel horse with a white in his face bridel one saddel also one cow and old also one bed and furniture. Item I give and bequeath to my son Job Short one beed and furniture also one young mare. Item I give and bequeath to my son Elisha Short one black horse bridel and saddel also one bed and furniture. Item to Samuel Short one cow and calf of my estate and no more. Item I give and bequeath to my son Addam Short one Negar woman called Esther during his natural life afterward to be the right and property of my son Craford Short. Item I give and bequeath to my son Noah Short my full part of a sertain sawmil. Item I give and bequeath to my son Job Short afore named one sow and pigs. Item I give and bequeath to my son Elisha Short one cow and calf. Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Lovey Short one two year old heffer. Item I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Nicey Short one bead and furniture. Item I give and bequeath the whole of the remainder part of my movabel estate to be equally divided between my children as follows Job and Elisha and Craford and Lovey and Noah Short. And lastly I make constitute and appoint my beloved sons Job and Craford Short my whole and sole executors of this my last will and testament hereby revoaking and disanuling all other former wills and bequeaths by me in any wise heretofore willed or bequeathed but ratifiing alowing holding and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament in testamony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and fixt my seal the day and year afore written Signed sealed published and pronounced by Jacob Short the testator as his last will and testament in presents of us
Benj. Phillips & Betty Tindel.1,5 
Death*before 17 January 1791He died before 17 January 1791 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that his will was proved.1 
Admin of estate*19 January 1791Administration of Jacob estate was filed on 19 January 1791 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Jacob Short was granted to Job & Crafford Short with Ebenezar Cary security.8 
Land deed named in*1791He was named in a deed in 1791 at tract Second Chance, Sussex Co, DE. William Thompson, Casey Thomson, James Thompson, Priscilla Phillips, Sarah Carey, Esther Hudson and Leah Cary conveyed to Crafford Short of Sussex Co, 89 acres of this tract containing 577 acres which was patented in Maryland on 6 Dec 1787 and was assigned to Jacob Short dec'd, father of Crafford Short.9 
Est settm't*9 March 1792His estate was settled on 9 March 1792 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that an administration account on the estate of Jacob Short listed the following legacies: Samuel Short, Nicey Short, Adam Short, Elisah Short, Lovey Short, Job Short and Crafford Short.8 

Family

Eunice 'Nicey' Crafford b. c 1740, d. b 15 Jul 1801
Marriage*circa 1760He married Eunice 'Nicey' Crafford circa 1760 at Sussex Co, DE.1,5 
Children 1.Crafford Short+1 b. c 1760, d. b 25 Feb 1801
 2.Jacob (of Jacob) Short Jr.+1 b. c 1762, d. b 21 Nov 1805
 3.Job Short1 b. c 1764, d. b 23 Apr 1804
 4.Eunice Short+1 b. c 1766
 5.Elisha Short1 b. c 1766, d. b 1 Dec 1810
 6.Samuel Short+1 b. c 1768
 7.Adam (of Jacob) Short1 b. c 1770
 8.Lovey Short+1 b. c 1774
 9.Noah Short Sr.1 b. c 1776, d. b 4 Feb 1834

Citations

  1. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 222 (will of Jacob Short, wife Nicey).
  2. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 246 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  3. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 245 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  4. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 250 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  5. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, DPA:Sussex Co.:Probate Files (will of Jacob Short, wife Nicey).
  6. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 54 (will of Edward Short, wife Elizabeth).
  7. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 176 (will of Elizabeth Short).
  8. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, Sussex Co: Probate Files.
  9. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 253 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).

Eunice 'Nicey' Crafford1,2

F, b. circa 1740, d. before 15 July 1801
Last Edited12 Apr 2015
Birth*circa 1740Eunice 'Nicey' Crafford was born circa 1740 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Anecdote* Eunice, the wife of Jacob Short, who named a son Crafford Short in his will, was probably the great-granddaughter of Robert Craford (d. 1747, County Derry, Ireland). In the will of Crafford McKelpin (d. 1763), he references his legacy from his great-grandfather Robert Craford, who left a will dated 1747; he was from Ballywodok (Rd.), parish of Dunboe.2 
Marriage*circa 1760She married Jacob (of Edw'd II) Short, son of Edward Short II and Elizabeth Wingate (Wingate?), circa 1760 at Sussex Co, DE.1,3 
Married Namecirca 1760 As of circa 1760,her married name was Short. 
Will - Husb's*29 November 1790Eunice was named in her husband's will on 29 November 1790 at Sussex Co, DE. She was shown as wife Nicey Short in the will of Jacob Short.1 
Est Settm't Husb's*9 March 1792She was named in her husband's estate settlement on 9 March 1792 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that an administration account on the estate of Jacob Short listed the following legacies: Samuel Short, Nicey Short, Adam Short, Elisah Short, Lovey Short, Job Short and Crafford Short.4 
Death*before 15 July 1801She died before 15 July 1801 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Nicey Short was granted to Noah Short with no securities.4 
Est inv filed*15 August 1801She's inventory was recorded on 15 August 1801 at Sussex Co, DE. The inventory of Nicey Short totaled $45.72.4 

Family

Jacob (of Edw'd II) Short b. c 1734, d. b 17 Jan 1791
Marriage*circa 1760She married Jacob (of Edw'd II) Short, son of Edward Short II and Elizabeth Wingate (Wingate?), circa 1760 at Sussex Co, DE.1,3 
Children 1.Crafford Short+1 b. c 1760, d. b 25 Feb 1801
 2.Jacob (of Jacob) Short Jr.+1 b. c 1762, d. b 21 Nov 1805
 3.Job Short1 b. c 1764, d. b 23 Apr 1804
 4.Eunice Short+1 b. c 1766
 5.Elisha Short1 b. c 1766, d. b 1 Dec 1810
 6.Samuel Short+1 b. c 1768
 7.Adam (of Jacob) Short1 b. c 1770
 8.Lovey Short+1 b. c 1774
 9.Noah Short Sr.1 b. c 1776, d. b 4 Feb 1834

Citations

  1. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 222 (will of Jacob Short, wife Nicey).
  2. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, (regarding her sirname).
  3. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, DPA:Sussex Co.:Probate Files (will of Jacob Short, wife Nicey).
  4. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, Sussex Co: Probate Files.

Edward Short I1

M, b. circa 1680, d. before 24 March 1738
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1680Edward Short I was born circa 1680.1 
Marriage*circa 1705He married Anne (-----) circa 1705 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Court - statement in*3 November 1709Edward Short I's statement was recorded in court records on 3 November 1709 at Somerset Co, MD. Edward Short and Ann Price appeared in Somerset Court and gave evidence.2 
Court - plaintiff*16 March 1715He was a plaintiff in a court case on 16 March 1715 at Somerset Co, MD. In the case of Edward Short vs. Pascue Barlett in mentioned Ann Short.2 
Tax list*between 1723 and 1730He was on the tax list between 1723 and 1730 at Wicomico Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Edward Short a head of household. Listed with him was John Short in 1725-1730, Edward Short Jr. in 1727-1730 and Thomas Martin in 1730.2,3 
Tax listbetween 1731 and 1738He was on the tax list between 1731 and 1738 at Nanticoke Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Edward Short a head of household. Listed with him was John Short (1731-1733), Edward Short Jr. (1731), Abraham Short (1735-1738), Thomas Fleetwood (1735).2,3 
Death*before 24 March 1738He died before 24 March 1738 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Edward Short was granted to Ann Short with Edward Short of Somerset Co and John Short of Somerset Co securities.1 
Est inv filed*14 April 1739He's inventory was recorded on 14 April 1739 at Somerset Co, MD. The inventory on the estate of Edward Short was filed by Ann Short. Next of kin was John Short and Edward Short. Appraisers: John Phipps & Beris Chapman.1,4 

Family

Anne (-----) b. c 1680
Marriage*circa 1705He married Anne (-----) circa 1705 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Children 1.John (of Edw'd I) Short+1 b. c 1705, d. b 5 Mar 1767
 2.Edward Short II+1 b. c 1711, d. b 7 Jun 1768
 3.Abraham Short+1 b. c 1719, d. b 22 May 1788
 4.Adam Short I+1 b. c 1722, d. b 10 Nov 1796
 5.Daniel Short+1 b. c 1725, d. b 8 Sep 1774

Citations

  1. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 244 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  2. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 243 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  3. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, Somerset Co.: Tax Lists.
  4. [S2188] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Worcester County, MD, Inventories and Accounts, Inventory Book JW15, 1694-1742, p. 25 (inventory of Edward Short).

Anne (-----)1

F, b. circa 1680
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1680Anne (-----) was born circa 1680.1 
Marriage*circa 1705She married Edward Short I circa 1705 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1705 As of circa 1705,her married name was Short. 
Court - name in stat*16 March 1715Anne (-----) was named in a statement that was recorded in court records on 16 March 1715 at Somerset Co, MD. In the case of Edward Short vs. Pascue Barlett in mentioned Ann Short.2 
Administrator*24 March 1738Anne was named as administrator of an estate on 24 March 1738 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Edward Short was granted to Ann Short with Edward Short of Somerset Co and John Short of Somerset Co securities.1 
Est inventory submit*14 April 1739She submitted an inventory of an estate on 14 April 1739 at Somerset Co, MD. The inventory on the estate of Edward Short was filed by Ann Short. Next of kin was John Short and Edward Short. Appraisers: John Phipps & Beris Chapman.1 

Family

Edward Short I b. c 1680, d. b 24 Mar 1738
Children 1.John (of Edw'd I) Short+1 b. c 1705, d. b 5 Mar 1767
 2.Edward Short II+1 b. c 1711, d. b 7 Jun 1768
 3.Abraham Short+1 b. c 1719, d. b 22 May 1788
 4.Adam Short I+1 b. c 1722, d. b 10 Nov 1796
 5.Daniel Short+1 b. c 1725, d. b 8 Sep 1774

Citations

  1. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 244 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  2. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 243 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).

John (of Edw'd I) Short1

M, b. circa 1705, d. before 5 March 1767
FatherEdward Short I1 b. c 1680, d. b 24 Mar 1738
MotherAnne (-----)1 b. c 1680
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1705John (of Edw'd I) Short was born circa 1705 at Somerset Co, MD. According to his deposition he was age 54 in 1759 which puts his birth at 1705 althought tax lists suggest 1708.1 
Tax list*between 1725 and 1730He was on the tax list between 1725 and 1730 at Wicomico Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. Edward Short was shown as a head of household and listed with him was John Short in 1725-1730, Edward Short Jr. in 1727-1730 and Thomas Martin in 1730.1 
Tax list1733He was on the tax list in 1733 at Nanticoke Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. He was listed in household of Edward Short.2 
Tax listbetween 1734 and 1740He was on the tax list between 1734 and 1740 at Nanticoke Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as John Short a head of household.2 
Security on Admin*24 March 1738He was security on the administration of an estate on 24 March 1738 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Edward Short was granted to Ann Short with Edward Short of Somerset Co and John Short of Somerset Co securities.1 
Est Settm't Father's*14 April 1739He was named in the settlement of his father's estate on 14 April 1739 at Somerset Co, MD. The inventory on the estate of Edward Short was filed by Ann Short. Next of kin was John Short and Edward Short. Appraisers: John Phipps & Beris Chapman.1 
Marriage*circa 1740He married Eleanor (-----) circa 1740.1 
Land patented*14 July 1740John (of Edw'd I) Short patented land on 14 July 1740 at Short's Folly, Somerset Co, MD. It contained 50 acres.1 
Land patented5 July 1741He patented land on 5 July 1741 at Bottom, Somerset Co, MD. It contained 50 acres.1 
Land patented25 March 1748He patented land on 25 March 1748 at Puzzle, Somerset Co, MD. It contained 100 acres.1 
Land patented25 January 1754He patented land on 25 January 1754 at Short's Luck, Worcester Co, MD. It contained 50 acres.1 
Deposition*1759He gave a deposition in 1759 at Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as John Short, a Worcester Co planter, age about 54 who had lived in the area about 35 years. Also mentioned was Henry Toadvine, John Caldwell alias Tusaky John Caldwell, William Outten, John Sharpe, John Willey, Lanta Slavine and Abraham Ingram.1 
Land sold*16 May 1761He sold land on 16 May 1761 at Bottom, Worcester Co, MD. John Short, planter, sold 50 acres of this tract to John Bevins, planter, which had been granted to him by patent on 5 July 1741.1 
Will*12 February 1767John made a will on 12 February 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. To wife Eleanor Short, dwelling house, which was to fall to son Jonathan Short, Extr, after his mother's decease. To grandson John Short, son of Jonathan Short, £10 money of PA, to be paid by his father Jonathan Short, age 21. Balance, after debts are paid, to children: Mary Williams, Eleaner, Sophia, and Pressa Short. Extr wife. Witt: John Swain, Daniel Short, John Killey. The widow renounced the will on 5 Mar 1767, electing to have 1/3 of estate. Eleanor Short gave up admin on her husband's estate, "as I am old and deficient to travel."3,1 
Death*before 5 March 1767He died before 5 March 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was proved.3 

Family

Eleanor (-----) b. c 1720
Marriage*circa 1740He married Eleanor (-----) circa 1740.1 
Children 1.Jonathan Short+3 b. c 1743, d. b 23 Apr 1794
 2.Mary Short1 b. c 1748
 3.Eleanor Short3 b. c 1750
 4.Sophia Short3 b. c 1752
 5.Pressa Short3 b. c 1754

Citations

  1. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 244 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  2. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, Somerset Co.: Tax Lists.
  3. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 49 (will of John Short, wife Eleanor).

Abraham Short1

M, b. circa 1719, d. before 22 May 1788
FatherEdward Short I1 b. c 1680, d. b 24 Mar 1738
MotherAnne (-----)1 b. c 1680
Last Edited8 May 2014
Birth*circa 1719Abraham Short was born circa 1719 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Tax list*between 1735 and 1738He was on the tax list between 1735 and 1738 at Nanticoke Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. Edward Short was shown as a head of household. Listed with him was John Short (1731-1733), Edward Short Jr. (1731), Abraham Short (1735-1738), Thomas Fleetwood (1735).1 
Marriage*circa 1740He married Margaret (-----) circa 1740 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Land bought*3 August 1748Abraham Short bought land on 3 August 1748 at Sussex Co, MD. Peter Clowes sold 60 acres to Daniel Hopkins (Worcester Co) and Abraham Short (Worcester Co).3 
Land patented*8 August 1750He patented land on 8 August 1750 at Short's Chance, Somerset Co, MD. In an indenture, Dec. 24, 1805, Wilkins Warrick and Sarah Warrick, his wife, of Woodford County Co., to Newbold Crockett, of Fayette, whereas by patent dated Aug. 8, 1750, there was granted by Charles, Absolute Lord and Proprietor of the then Provence of Maryland, and Averton, Lord Baron of Baltimore, onto ABRAMHAM SHORT a certain tract in Somerset (now Sussex) County containing 100 acres, known as SHORT'S CHANCE, bounded on the southeast by the Nanticoke River near the near, by Granville branch in a neck of land on the Carr's neck, near land of Thomas Jones. And whereas Abraham Short departed this life and by entail the land descended to his son ALLEN SHORT during his life, and thereafter to his granddaughter SARAH SHORT, daughter of said Allen, provided Allen should die without lawful son, and whereas Allen Short left no son, the title became vested in Sarah short. And whereas by agreement before the death of Allen, a patent issued to Sarah Short for quantity of land adjoining the said 100 acres, containing 143 acres, known as Waller's Defeat, bounded by Nathaniel Waller's survey and others. And whereas the said Sarah has since intermarried with said Wilkins Warrick, this indenture witnesses that for 75 pounds, there is conveyed the said lands. John Watkins, Witness. Sarah relinquished her dower. Recorded December 24, 1805. (Source: Vol. II, Fayette Co, Kentucky Records, Cooke, page 456: #593, provided by June Chalon.)3 
Tax listbetween 1782 and 1785He was on the tax list between 1782 and 1785 at Nanticoke Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Abraham Short a head of household.3 
Will*30 April 1788Abraham made a will on 30 April 1788 at Sussex Co, DE. Heirs: wife Margate Short; sons Allen, John & James Short; daughters Elizabeth Piper, Hannah Lynch; grandson Jacob Short (son of James); granddaughters Sally Short (daughter of Allen), Peggy and Nancy Reynolds (daughters of Elizabeth Piper). Extrs son Allen Short and son-in-law John Lynch. Witt: John Short, Betty Short & Robert Griffith. Note: The estate was settled 10 Mar 1791 by John Lynch surviving Extr.3,2 
Death*before 22 May 1788He died before 22 May 1788 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that his will was proved.3,2 

Family

Margaret (-----) b. c 1720, d. b 1 Dec 1789
Marriage*circa 1740He married Margaret (-----) circa 1740 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Children 1.John (of Abraham) Short2 b. c 1740
 2.Allen Short+2 b. c 1746, d. b 4 Sep 1792
 3.James (of Abraham) Short+2 b. c 1750
 4.Eli Short+4 b. c 1750, d. 1817
 5.Elizabeth Short+2 b. c 1752
 6.Hannah Short3 b. c 1754

Citations

  1. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 244 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 192 (will of Abraham Short, wife Margate).
  3. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 246 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  4. [S2406] June Chalon, to M.K. Miles.

Adam Short I1

M, b. circa 1722, d. before 10 November 1796
FatherEdward Short I1 b. c 1680, d. b 24 Mar 1738
MotherAnne (-----)1 b. c 1680
Last Edited29 Sep 2015
Birth*circa 1722Adam Short I was born circa 1722 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1750He married Betty Tilghman (Tilghman?) circa 1750.2 
Land patented*29 September 1757Adam Short I patented land on 29 September 1757 at Short's Inheritance, Worcester Co, MD. It contained 50 acres.2 
Land patented29 February 1764He patented land on 29 February 1764 at Benjamin's Promise, Worcester Co, MD. It contained 75 acres.2 
Tax list*between 1782 and 1790He was on the tax list between 1782 and 1790 at Nanticoke Hundred, Somerset Co, MD.3 
Will*12 October 1795Adam made a will on 12 October 1795 at Sussex Co, DE. Heirs: wife Betty Short; sons Purnal, Adam and Tilghman Sort; daughters Nancy Willis, Rebecca Waller, Katie O'Day, Lovey Johnson, Sarah McCauley and Betty Marvel. Extr wife Betty Short. Witt: William Swain, Polly Wright & Polly Rodney.3,4 
Death*before 10 November 1796He died before 10 November 1796 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that his will was proved.3,4 

Family

Betty Tilghman (Tilghman?) b. c 1730
Marriage*circa 1750He married Betty Tilghman (Tilghman?) circa 1750.2 
Children 1.Ann 'Nancy' Short2 b. c 1750
 2.Purnal (of Adam) Short4 b. c 1752, d. c 1797
 3.Adam Short II4 b. c 1754
 4.Tilghman Short4 b. c 1756
 5.Rebecca Short4 b. c 1758
 6.Katie Short4 b. c 1760
 7.Lovey Short4 b. c 1762
 8.Sarah Short4 b. c 1764
 9.Betty Short4 b. c 1766

Citations

  1. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 244 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  2. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 246 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  3. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 247 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  4. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 277 (will of Adam Short Sr., wife Betty).

Daniel Short1

M, b. circa 1725, d. before 8 September 1774
FatherEdward Short I1 b. c 1680, d. b 24 Mar 1738
MotherAnne (-----)1 b. c 1680
Last Edited31 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1725Daniel Short was born circa 1725 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1750He married Elizabeth Gillet (Gillet?) circa 1750.2 
Land bought*2 June 1759Daniel Short bought land on 2 June 1759 at tract Hope, Worcester Co, MD. James Smith of Somerset Co conveyed to Daniel Short 50 acres of this tract. (Land at Delaware line.)3,4 
Land bought10 May 1760He bought land on 10 May 1760 at tract Woodstock, Worcester Co, MD. John Langsdall of Somerset Co conveyed to Daniel Short 50 acres of this tract on the Southeast side of the Nanticoke River.3 
Land patented*21 August 1763He patented land on 21 August 1763 at tract Short's Industry, Worcester Co, MD. It contained 75 acres.3 
Will*10 June 1774Daniel made a will on 10 June 1774 at Worcester Co, MD. To wife Elizabeth, my land, housing, stock and furniture during widowhood but if she marries or at her decease to eldest son John Short, 100 acres; residue equally among my children. Witt: William Swain, Eli Short, Rebecca Darts. Elizabeth Short, relict, demanded her third.3,2 
Death*before 8 September 1774He died before 8 September 1774 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was proved.3 

Family

Elizabeth Gillet (Gillet?) b. c 1730
Marriage*circa 1750He married Elizabeth Gillet (Gillet?) circa 1750.2 
Children 1.Capt. John (of Daniel) Short+2 b. c 1756, d. b 2 Jan 1812
 2.Adam (of Daniel) Short+2 b. c 1758, d. b 27 Jun 1799
 3.(Other children of Daniel) Short2 b. c 1760
 4.William (of Daniel) Short5 b. c 1762

Citations

  1. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 244 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  2. [S825] Ruth Dryden, Worcester County, MD, Will Book JW4, 1769-1783, p. 33 (will of Daniel Short, wife Elizabeth).
  3. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 247 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  4. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, DPA:Sussex Co.:Deeds.
  5. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 305 (will of Adam Short, wife Charlotte).

Eleanor (-----)1

F, b. circa 1720
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1720Eleanor (-----) was born circa 1720.1 
Marriage*circa 1740She married John (of Edw'd I) Short, son of Edward Short I and Anne (-----), circa 1740.1 
Married Namecirca 1740 As of circa 1740,her married name was Short. 
Will - Husb's*12 February 1767Eleanor was named in her husband's will on 12 February 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. She was shown as wife Eleanor in the will of John Short.1 

Family

John (of Edw'd I) Short b. c 1705, d. b 5 Mar 1767
Children 1.Jonathan Short+2 b. c 1743, d. b 23 Apr 1794
 2.Mary Short1 b. c 1748
 3.Eleanor Short2 b. c 1750
 4.Sophia Short2 b. c 1752
 5.Pressa Short2 b. c 1754

Citations

  1. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 244 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  2. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 49 (will of John Short, wife Eleanor).

Jonathan Short1

M, b. circa 1743, d. before 23 April 1794
FatherJohn (of Edw'd I) Short1 b. c 1705, d. b 5 Mar 1767
MotherEleanor (-----)1 b. c 1720
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1743Jonathan Short was born circa 1743 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1765He married (-----) (-----) circa 1765. 
Will - Father's*12 February 1767Jonathan was named in his father's will on 12 February 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will John Short, wife Eleanor, named children Jonathan, Mary, William, Elaner, Sophia and Pressa Short and a grandson John Short, son of Jonathan. (NOTE: Wright shows daughter Mary Williams and Jones shows a daughter Mary and a son William.)1,2 
Land sold*12 January 1770He sold land on 12 January 1770 at tract Pussell (Puzzle), Somerset Co, MD. Jonathan Short, planter, conveyed to Adam Short, 1/2 of this tract situate on the Southeast side of Nanticoke River near the head of and on the east side of Gravelly Branch in Cars Neck. The 100 acre tract was devised to Jonathan by the will of John Short. It includes the plantation where Jonathan formerly lived.3 
Tax list*1782He was on the tax list in 1782 at Broad Creek Hundred, Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as Jonathan Short a head of household.3 
Death*before 23 April 1794He died before 23 April 1794 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Jonathan Short was granted to Parsons Huston.3,4 

Family

(-----) (-----) b. c 1745
Child 1.John (of Jonathan) Short2 b. c 1765

Citations

  1. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 49 (will of John Short, wife Eleanor).
  2. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 244 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  3. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 247 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  4. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 249 (adm of Jonathan Short to Parsons Huston).

Mary Short1

F, b. circa 1748
FatherJohn (of Edw'd I) Short1 b. c 1705, d. b 5 Mar 1767
MotherEleanor (-----)1 b. c 1720
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1748Mary Short was born circa 1748 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*before 12 February 1767She married (-----) Williams before 12 February 1767 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*12 February 1767Mary was named in her father's will on 12 February 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will John Short, wife Eleanor, named children Jonathan, Mary, William, Elaner, Sophia and Pressa Short and a grandson John Short, son of Jonathan. (NOTE: Wright shows daughter Mary Williams and Jones shows a daughter Mary and a son William.)2 
Married Namebefore 12 February 1767 As of before 12 February 1767,her married name was Williams. 

Family

(-----) Williams b. c 1745

Citations

  1. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 244 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  2. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 49 (will of John Short, wife Eleanor).

Eleanor Short1

M, b. circa 1750
FatherJohn (of Edw'd I) Short1 b. c 1705, d. b 5 Mar 1767
MotherEleanor (-----)1 b. c 1720
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1750Eleanor Short was born circa 1750 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*12 February 1767Eleanor was named in his father's will on 12 February 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will John Short, wife Eleanor, named children Jonathan, Mary, William, Elaner, Sophia and Pressa Short and a grandson John Short, son of Jonathan. (NOTE: Wright shows daughter Mary Williams and Jones shows a daughter Mary and a son William.)1 

Citations

  1. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 49 (will of John Short, wife Eleanor).

Sophia Short1

F, b. circa 1752
FatherJohn (of Edw'd I) Short1 b. c 1705, d. b 5 Mar 1767
MotherEleanor (-----)1 b. c 1720
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1752Sophia Short was born circa 1752 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*12 February 1767Sophia was named in her father's will on 12 February 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will John Short, wife Eleanor, named children Jonathan, Mary, William, Elaner, Sophia and Pressa Short and a grandson John Short, son of Jonathan. (NOTE: Wright shows daughter Mary Williams and Jones shows a daughter Mary and a son William.)1 
Marriage*24 March 1774She married William Maloney on 24 March 1774.2 
Married Name24 March 1774 As of 24 March 1774,her married name was Maloney. 

Family

William Maloney b. c 1750

Citations

  1. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 49 (will of John Short, wife Eleanor).
  2. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 244 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).

Pressa Short1

F, b. circa 1754
FatherJohn (of Edw'd I) Short1 b. c 1705, d. b 5 Mar 1767
MotherEleanor (-----)1 b. c 1720
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1754Pressa Short was born circa 1754 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*12 February 1767Pressa was named in her father's will on 12 February 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will John Short, wife Eleanor, named children Jonathan, Mary, William, Elaner, Sophia and Pressa Short and a grandson John Short, son of Jonathan. (NOTE: Wright shows daughter Mary Williams and Jones shows a daughter Mary and a son William.)1 

Citations

  1. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 49 (will of John Short, wife Eleanor).

William Maloney1

M, b. circa 1750
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1750William Maloney was born circa 1750.1 
Marriage*24 March 1774He married Sophia Short, daughter of John (of Edw'd I) Short and Eleanor (-----), on 24 March 1774.1 

Family

Sophia Short b. c 1752

Citations

  1. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 244 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).

(-----) Williams1

M, b. circa 1745
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1745(-----) Williams was born circa 1745 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*before 12 February 1767He married Mary Short, daughter of John (of Edw'd I) Short and Eleanor (-----), before 12 February 1767 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Family

Mary Short b. c 1748

Citations

  1. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 244 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).

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

F, b. circa 1745
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1745(-----) (-----) was born circa 1745. 
Marriage*circa 1765She married Jonathan Short, son of John (of Edw'd I) Short and Eleanor (-----), circa 1765. 
Married Namecirca 1765 As of circa 1765,her married name was Short. 

Family

Jonathan Short b. c 1743, d. b 23 Apr 1794
Child 1.John (of Jonathan) Short1 b. c 1765

Citations

  1. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 244 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).

John (of Jonathan) Short1

M, b. circa 1765
FatherJonathan Short1 b. c 1743, d. b 23 Apr 1794
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1745
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1765John (of Jonathan) Short was born circa 1765 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Grfath's*12 February 1767John was named in his grandfather's will on 12 February 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will John Short, wife Eleanor, named children Jonathan, Mary, William, Elaner, Sophia and Pressa Short and a grandson John Short, son of Jonathan. (NOTE: Wright shows daughter Mary Williams and Jones shows a daughter Mary and a son William.)2 

Citations

  1. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 244 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  2. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 49 (will of John Short, wife Eleanor).

Elizabeth 'Betty' Short1

F, b. circa 1746
FatherEdward Short II1 b. c 1711, d. b 7 Jun 1768
MotherElizabeth Wingate (Wingate?)1 b. c 1715, d. b 25 May 1786
Last Edited31 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1746Elizabeth 'Betty' Short was born circa 1746 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*before 11 March 1767She married John Tindall, son of Charles Tindall II and Sarah Hearne, before 11 March 1767 at Worcester Co, MD.2,3 
Will - Father's*11 March 1767Elizabeth was named in her father's will on 11 March 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Edward Short, wife Elizabeth, named 6 youngest children Nancy, Edward, Rachel, Isaac, Patience and Comfort. He also named children Shadrack, Phillip, Jacob, Elizabeth Tindall and grandsons William Short and John Short.4 
Married Namebefore 11 March 1767 As of before 11 March 1767,her married name was Tindall. 
Will - Mother's*15 May 1786Elizabeth was named in her mother's will on 15 May 1786 at Sussex Co, DE. In her will Elizabeth Short named sons Jacob, Shadrach, Phillip, Isaac and Edward Short and daughters Betty Tindal, Nancy Melson, Rachel Stockley, Comfort Benston and Patience Ellingsworth.5 

Family

John Tindall b. c 1740
Children 1.Sarah Tindall3 b. 1768
 2.Samuel Tindall3 b. c 1769
 3.John Tindall3 b. c 1771
 4.Jesse Tindall3 b. c 1773, d. b 20 May 1806
 5.Isaac Tindall3 b. c 1775
 6.Lovey Tindall3 b. c 1777
 7.Hannah Tindall3 b. c 1779
 8.Nancy Tindall3 b. c 1781
 9.Purnell Tindall3 b. c 1785

Citations

  1. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 54 (will of Edward Short, wife Eliabeth).
  2. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 250 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  3. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 267 (Tindall Family).
  4. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 54 (will of Edward Short, wife Elizabeth).
  5. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 176 (will of Elizabeth Short).

Sarah Tindall1

F, b. 1768
FatherJohn Tindall1 b. c 1740
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' Short1 b. c 1746
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*1768Sarah Tindall was born in 1768 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 267 (Tindall Family).

Samuel Tindall1

M, b. circa 1769
FatherJohn Tindall1 b. c 1740
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' Short1 b. c 1746
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1769Samuel Tindall was born circa 1769 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 267 (Tindall Family).

John Tindall1

M, b. circa 1771
FatherJohn Tindall1 b. c 1740
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' Short1 b. c 1746
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1771John Tindall was born circa 1771 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 267 (Tindall Family).

Jesse Tindall1

M, b. circa 1773, d. before 20 May 1806
FatherJohn Tindall1 b. c 1740
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' Short1 b. c 1746
Last Edited31 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1773Jesse Tindall was born circa 1773 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will*2 May 1806Jesse made a will on 2 May 1806 at Sussex Co, DE.2 
Death*before 20 May 1806He died before 20 May 1806 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that his will was proved.2 

Citations

  1. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 267 (Tindall Family).
  2. [S2296] F. Edward Wright, Sussex County, Delware, Wills, 1800-1813, p. 36 (will of Jesse Tindall, wife Betsy).

Isaac Tindall1

M, b. circa 1775
FatherJohn Tindall1 b. c 1740
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' Short1 b. c 1746
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1775Isaac Tindall was born circa 1775 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 267 (Tindall Family).

Lovey Tindall1

F, b. circa 1777
FatherJohn Tindall1 b. c 1740
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' Short1 b. c 1746
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1777Lovey Tindall was born circa 1777 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 267 (Tindall Family).

Hannah Tindall1

F, b. circa 1779
FatherJohn Tindall1 b. c 1740
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' Short1 b. c 1746
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1779Hannah Tindall was born circa 1779 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 267 (Tindall Family).

Nancy Tindall1

F, b. circa 1781
FatherJohn Tindall1 b. c 1740
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' Short1 b. c 1746
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1781Nancy Tindall was born circa 1781 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 267 (Tindall Family).

Purnell Tindall1

M, b. circa 1785
FatherJohn Tindall1 b. c 1740
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' Short1 b. c 1746
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1785Purnell Tindall was born circa 1785 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 267 (Tindall Family).

Comfort Short1

F, b. circa 1758
FatherEdward Short II1 b. c 1711, d. b 7 Jun 1768
MotherElizabeth Wingate (Wingate?)1 b. c 1715, d. b 25 May 1786
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1758Comfort Short was born circa 1758 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*11 March 1767Comfort was named in her father's will on 11 March 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Edward Short, wife Elizabeth, named 6 youngest children Nancy, Edward, Rachel, Isaac, Patience and Comfort. He also named children Shadrack, Phillip, Jacob, Elizabeth Tindall and grandsons William Short and John Short.1 
Marriage*18 February 1779She married Spencer Benston on 18 February 1779 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Married Name18 February 1779 As of 18 February 1779,her married name was Benston. 
Will - Mother's*15 May 1786Comfort was named in her mother's will on 15 May 1786 at Sussex Co, DE. In her will Elizabeth Short named sons Jacob, Shadrach, Phillip, Isaac and Edward Short and daughters Betty Tindal, Nancy Melson, Rachel Stockley, Comfort Benston and Patience Ellingsworth.3 

Family

Spencer Benston b. c 1755

Citations

  1. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 54 (will of Edward Short, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 245 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  3. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 176 (will of Elizabeth Short).

Spencer Benston1

M, b. circa 1755
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1755Spencer Benston was born circa 1755 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*18 February 1779He married Comfort Short, daughter of Edward Short II and Elizabeth Wingate (Wingate?), on 18 February 1779 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Family

Comfort Short b. c 1758

Citations

  1. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 245 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).

Patience Short1

F, b. circa 1756
FatherEdward Short II1 b. c 1711, d. b 7 Jun 1768
MotherElizabeth Wingate (Wingate?)1 b. c 1715, d. b 25 May 1786
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1756Patience Short was born circa 1756 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*11 March 1767Patience was named in her father's will on 11 March 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Edward Short, wife Elizabeth, named 6 youngest children Nancy, Edward, Rachel, Isaac, Patience and Comfort. He also named children Shadrack, Phillip, Jacob, Elizabeth Tindall and grandsons William Short and John Short.1 
Marriage*circa 1775She married Richard Ellingsworth circa 1775.2 
Married Namecirca 1775 As of circa 1775,her married name was Ellingsworth. 
Will - Mother's*15 May 1786Patience was named in her mother's will on 15 May 1786 at Sussex Co, DE. In her will Elizabeth Short named sons Jacob, Shadrach, Phillip, Isaac and Edward Short and daughters Betty Tindal, Nancy Melson, Rachel Stockley, Comfort Benston and Patience Ellingsworth.2 

Family

Richard Ellingsworth b. c 1750

Citations

  1. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 54 (will of Edward Short, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 176 (will of Elizabeth Short).

Rachel Short1

F, b. circa 1752
FatherEdward Short II1 b. c 1711, d. b 7 Jun 1768
MotherElizabeth Wingate (Wingate?)1 b. c 1715, d. b 25 May 1786
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1752Rachel Short was born circa 1752 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*11 March 1767Rachel was named in her father's will on 11 March 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Edward Short, wife Elizabeth, named 6 youngest children Nancy, Edward, Rachel, Isaac, Patience and Comfort. He also named children Shadrack, Phillip, Jacob, Elizabeth Tindall and grandsons William Short and John Short.1 
Marriage*circa 1770She married (-----) Stockley circa 1770.2 
Married Namecirca 1770 As of circa 1770,her married name was Stockley. 
Will - Mother's*15 May 1786Rachel was named in her mother's will on 15 May 1786 at Sussex Co, DE. In her will Elizabeth Short named sons Jacob, Shadrach, Phillip, Isaac and Edward Short and daughters Betty Tindal, Nancy Melson, Rachel Stockley, Comfort Benston and Patience Ellingsworth.2 

Family

(-----) Stockley b. c 1750

Citations

  1. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 54 (will of Edward Short, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 176 (will of Elizabeth Short).

Edward Short III1

M, b. circa 1750, d. before 16 May 1809
FatherEdward Short II1 b. c 1711, d. b 7 Jun 1768
MotherElizabeth Wingate (Wingate?)1 b. c 1715, d. b 25 May 1786
Last Edited31 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1750Edward Short III was born circa 1750 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*11 March 1767Edward was named in his father's will on 11 March 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Edward Short, wife Elizabeth, named 6 youngest children Nancy, Edward, Rachel, Isaac, Patience and Comfort. He also named children Shadrack, Phillip, Jacob, Elizabeth Tindall and grandsons William Short and John Short.1 
Est Settm't Father's*20 June 1768He was named in the settlement of his father's estate on 20 June 1768 at Worcester Co, MD. The inventory of the estate of Edward Short was filed by Elizabeth Short and Edward Short. Signed as next of kin: Shadrack Short and Jacob Short.2 
Marriage*circa 1770He married Nanney Jones, daughter of Thomas Jones and Elizabeth (-----), circa 1770.3 
Land certificate*20 May 1776Edward Short III was granted a certificate for land on 20 May 1776 at Griffin's Choice, Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as Edward Short and was issued a warrent in Sussex Co for this tract.3 
Tax list*between 1782 and 1790He was on the tax list between 1782 and 1790 at Dagsborough Hundred, Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as Edward Short in 1782 and as Edward Short Sr. in 1790.3 
Will - Mother's*15 May 1786Edward was named in his mother's will on 15 May 1786 at Sussex Co, DE. In her will Elizabeth Short named sons Jacob, Shadrach, Phillip, Isaac and Edward Short and daughters Betty Tindal, Nancy Melson, Rachel Stockley, Comfort Benston and Patience Ellingsworth.4 
Census head*1800Edward was listed as a head of household in the census of 1800 at Dagsborough Hundred, Sussex Co, DE.5 
Will*24 August 1802Edward made a will on 24 August 1802 at Sussex Co, DE. Heirs: son Wingate Short, daughter Hanar Piper and -- West to have Negro Jim after wife Naney's decease. To son Isaac Short, Negro Frank. To son John Short, land to be share with brother Isaac and Negro boy Jim. To son Lenard Short, land I bought of John Johnson and Daniel Johnson in Dagsborought Hundred and Negro boy Jacob. To daughter Nancy Short, Negro Hes. Mentioned grandson Nathaniel Short. Extr wife Nanney and son Wingate Short. Witt: Leven Connaway & Leven Hopkins.3,6 
Death*before 16 May 1809He died before 16 May 1809 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that his will was proved.3 

Family

Nanney Jones b. c 1750
Marriage*circa 1770He married Nanney Jones, daughter of Thomas Jones and Elizabeth (-----), circa 1770.3 
Children 1.Leonard 'Denard' (of Edw'd) Short3 b. c 1770
 2.Wingate Short I+3 b. c 1772, d. b 31 Mar 1818
 3.Naomi Short5 b. c 1774
 4.Hannah 'Hanar' Short3 b. c 1780
 5.Isaac (of Edw'd) Short3 b. c 1782
 6.John (of Edw'd) Short3 b. c 1784
 7.Nancy Short3 b. c 1788

Citations

  1. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 54 (will of Edward Short, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 245 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  3. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 248 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  4. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 176 (will of Elizabeth Short).
  5. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.
  6. [S2296] F. Edward Wright, Sussex County, Delware, Wills, 1800-1813, p. 54 (will of Edward Short).

Nancy Short1

F, b. circa 1748
FatherEdward Short II1 b. c 1711, d. b 7 Jun 1768
MotherElizabeth Wingate (Wingate?)1 b. c 1715, d. b 25 May 1786
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1748Nancy Short was born circa 1748 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*11 March 1767Nancy was named in her father's will on 11 March 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Edward Short, wife Elizabeth, named 6 youngest children Nancy, Edward, Rachel, Isaac, Patience and Comfort. He also named children Shadrack, Phillip, Jacob, Elizabeth Tindall and grandsons William Short and John Short.1 
Marriage*circa 1770She married (-----) Melson circa 1770.2 
Married Namecirca 1770 As of circa 1770,her married name was Melson. 
Will - Mother's*15 May 1786Nancy was named in her mother's will on 15 May 1786 at Sussex Co, DE. In her will Elizabeth Short named sons Jacob, Shadrach, Phillip, Isaac and Edward Short and daughters Betty Tindal, Nancy Melson, Rachel Stockley, Comfort Benston and Patience Ellingsworth.2 

Family

(-----) Melson b. c 1745

Citations

  1. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 54 (will of Edward Short, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 176 (will of Elizabeth Short).

Phillip (of Edw'd II) Short1

M, b. circa 1740, d. before 26 May 1789
FatherEdward Short II1 b. c 1711, d. b 7 Jun 1768
MotherElizabeth Wingate (Wingate?)1 b. c 1715, d. b 25 May 1786
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1740Phillip (of Edw'd II) Short was born circa 1740 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1765He married Elilzabeth 'Betty' (-----) circa 1765.2 
Will - Father's*11 March 1767Phillip was named in his father's will on 11 March 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Edward Short, wife Elizabeth, named 6 youngest children Nancy, Edward, Rachel, Isaac, Patience and Comfort. He also named children Shadrack, Phillip, Jacob, Elizabeth Tindall and grandsons William Short and John Short. He gave Phillip 80 acres called Last of All and one shilling.1 
Tax list*between 1782 and 1790He was on the tax list between 1782 and 1790 at Dagsborough Hundred, Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as Phillip Short, a head of household.3 
Will - Mother's*15 May 1786Phillip was named in his mother's will on 15 May 1786 at Sussex Co, DE. In her will Elizabeth Short named sons Jacob, Shadrach, Phillip, Isaac and Edward Short and daughters Betty Tindal, Nancy Melson, Rachel Stockley, Comfort Benston and Patience Ellingsworth.4 
Will*24 April 1789Phillip made a will on 24 April 1789 at Sussex Co, DE. Heirs: wife Betty Short; sons Edward, John, Purnal & Phillip Short; daughters Polly, Leah, Betsey and Millie Short. Extrs wife Betty & son Edward. Witt: John Thoroughgood & Zacariah Jones.2 
Death*before 26 May 1789He died before 26 May 1789 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that his will was proved.2 

Family

Elilzabeth 'Betty' (-----) b. c 1745
Marriage*circa 1765He married Elilzabeth 'Betty' (-----) circa 1765.2 
Children 1.Edward (of Phillip) Short Jr.+2 b. c 1766
 2.John (of Phillip) Short2 b. c 1768
 3.Purnal (of Phillip) Short2 b. c 1770
 4.Phillip (of Phillip) Short2 b. c 1772
 5.Polly Short2 b. c 1774
 6.Leah Short2 b. c 1776
 7.Betsey Short2 b. c 1778
 8.Millie Short2 b. c 1780

Citations

  1. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 54 (will of Edward Short, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 202 (will of Phillip Short, wife Betty).
  3. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 249 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  4. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 176 (will of Elizabeth Short).

Shadrack (of Edw'd) Short Sr.1

M, b. circa 1738, d. before 22 December 1823
FatherEdward Short II1 b. c 1711, d. b 7 Jun 1768
MotherElizabeth Wingate (Wingate?)1 b. c 1715, d. b 25 May 1786
Last Edited31 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1738Shadrack (of Edw'd) Short Sr. was born circa 1738 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1765He married (-----) (-----) circa 1765.2 
Will - Father's*11 March 1767Shadrack was named in his father's will on 11 March 1767 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Edward Short, wife Elizabeth, named 6 youngest children Nancy, Edward, Rachel, Isaac, Patience and Comfort. He also named children Shadrack, Phillip, Jacob, Elizabeth Tindall and grandsons William Short and John Short. He gave son Shadrack 100 aces called Shorts Addition & one shilling.1 
Est Settm't Father's*20 June 1768He was named in the settlement of his father's estate on 20 June 1768 at Worcester Co, MD. The inventory of the estate of Edward Short was filed by Elizabeth Short and Edward Short. Signed as next of kin: Shadrack Short and Jacob Short.3 
Tax list*1782He was on the tax list in 1782 at Broad Creek Hundred, Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as Shadrack Short, a head of household.2 
Tax list1782He was on the tax list in 1782 at Broad Creek Hundred, Sussex Co, DE.4 
Land sold*24 July 1784He sold land on 24 July 1784 at Short's Addition, Sussex Co, DE. Shadrack Short sold this tract of 100 acres to John Thorogood, which was granted to Edward Short (evidently his father) in 1748.2 
Land bought*3 August 1784He bought land on 3 August 1784 at Friendship, Sussex Co, DE. Thomas Paremore sold this 28 acre tract to Shadrack Short.2 
Land bought4 August 1784He bought land on 4 August 1784 at Downses Chance, Sussex Co, DE. John Wingate sold this 50 acre tract to Shadrack Short.2 
Will - Mother's*15 May 1786Shadrack was named in his mother's will on 15 May 1786 at Sussex Co, DE. In her will Elizabeth Short named sons Jacob, Shadrach, Phillip, Isaac and Edward Short and daughters Betty Tindal, Nancy Melson, Rachel Stockley, Comfort Benston and Patience Ellingsworth.5 
Tax list1790He was on the tax list in 1790 at Broad Creek Hundred, Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as Shadrack Short, a head of household. There is also a Isaac Short of Shadrack and a John Short of Shadrack who are also heads of households.2 
Security on Admin*21 November 1796He was security on the administration of an estate on 21 November 1796 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Wingate West was granted to Eunice West with Shadrack Short security. (Note: Shadrack Short was her uncle.)6 
Census head*1800Shadrack was listed as a head of household in the census of 1800 at Broad Creek Hundred, Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as Shadrack Short, a head of household, with 1 male 16-26, 1 male over 45, 1 female 10-16, 1 female 16-26 & 1 female over 45.2 
Will - Extr*2 May 1806He was named as the executor of a will on 2 May 1806 at Sussex Co, DE. In his will Jesse Tindall named wife Betsey (Elizabeth) and Shadrack Short as Extrs.7 
Will*5 September 1811Shadrack made a will on 5 September 1811 at Broad Creek Hundred, Sussex Co, MD. To son Shadrack Short, land he lives on called "Agreement" bought of Gilbert Marriner and George Mitchell. Son Phillip Short the plantation I live on called "Friendship" and a piece called "Addition" and "Downes Chance". Grandson Shadrack Short, son of Uriah, "Golden Lotts", purchased of Wm. H. Walls and "Wooden Mind" with a division line with Aaron Collins. Son-in-law William Anderson $50. Daughter Rhoda Hosea. 750 acres purchased of Wm. Anderson to be divided between daughter Vinea Lord, sons John Short, Uriah Short, Isaac Short, Shadrack Short, Phillip Short, Daughters Rhoda Hosea and grandson Shadrack Short. Extr son Phillip Short. Witt: M. Derickson, Robert Wilbank and Joseph Godwin.8 
Death*before 22 December 1823He died before 22 December 1823 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that his will was proved.8 

Family

(-----) (-----) b. c 1745
Marriage*circa 1765He married (-----) (-----) circa 1765.2 
Children 1.Isaac (of Shadrack) Short2 b. c 1765
 2.John (of Shadrack) Short2 b. c 1767
 3.(d/o Shadrack Sr) Short8 b. c 1769, d. b 5 Sep 1811
 4.Uriah Short+2 b. c 1770
 5.Shadrack (of Shadrack) Short2 b. c 1772, d. 1815
 6.Phillip Short8 b. c 1774
 7.Rhoda Short8 b. c 1776
 8.Vinea Short8 b. c 1778

Citations

  1. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 54 (will of Edward Short, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 249 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  3. [S2203] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 20, p. 245 (The Edward Short Family of Somerset/Worcester/Sussex Counties).
  4. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, DPA:Sussex Co.:Tax Records.
  5. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 176 (will of Elizabeth Short).
  6. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, DPA:Sussex Co.:Probate Files.
  7. [S2296] F. Edward Wright, Sussex County, Delware, Wills, 1800-1813, p. 36 (will of Jesse Tindall, wife Betsy).
  8. [S2289] K. Louise Planer, Sussex County, Delaware, Wills, 1813-1827, p. 64 (will of Shadrack Short Sr.).

(-----) Melson1

M, b. circa 1745
Last Edited29 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1745(-----) Melson was born circa 1745.1 
Marriage*circa 1770He married Nancy Short, daughter of Edward Short II and Elizabeth Wingate (Wingate?), circa 1770.1 

Family

Nancy Short b. c 1748

Citations

  1. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 176 (will of Elizabeth Short).