Capt. Thomas Purnell1

M, b. circa 1670, d. before 2 April 1723
FatherThomas Purnell1 b. 13 Feb 1611/12, d. b 31 May 1694
MotherSarah Dorman1 b. c 1644
Last Edited9 May 2019
Birth*circa 1670Capt. Thomas Purnell was born circa 1670 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*5 March 1693/94Thomas was named in his father's will on 5 March 1693/94 at Somerset Co, (present day Worcester Co), MD. In his will Thomas Purnell named a daughter Sarah, son Thomas, son John and daughter Eliza: Nutter.2 
Marriage*circa 1695He married Elizabeth Hammond (Hammond?) circa 1695 at Somerset Co, MD. Wright shows Thomas Purnell m. 1st Elizabeth Hammond, daughter of John Hammond. However, it doesn't seem likely that she was old enough to be the mother of at least his first son Thomas, who Wright shows was born 9th da., 9th mo., 1695 (old style calendar), nor sons John and Matthew.1,3 
Marriage*circa 1703Capt. Thomas Purnell married Elizabeth (of Jno) Hammond, daughter of John (of Capt Edwd) Hammond and Elizabeth Fassett, circa 1703.3 
Marriage*circa 1715Capt. Thomas Purnell married Catherine Gooden circa 1715.4 
Will*27 February 1720/21Thomas made a will on 27 February 1720/21 at Somerset Co, (present day Worcester Co), MD. He was shown as Thomas Purnell Sr., Somerset Co. To 3 sons Thomas, Mathew and Benjamin and their heirs, 130 acres "Fearne Hill," 800 acres "Fairefield," 400 acres "New Fairfield," 360 acres "Chance" and 70 acres of "Spalding," bought of Jas. Lelley (for div. see will). To other 3 sons John, Elisha and Walton, and their heirs, 1186 acres in Copoinco Neck bought of Capt. Edward Hammond; 200 acres "Adams full Quantity." To John Deverix and heirs, 314 acres "Rochester," in Broadneck where Thos Scott lived, said Deverix to pay Extrs for same. To daughters Eliza. and Anne, £30 for purchase of servt. when daughter Anne arrives at age of 16. To wife Katherine, residue of real estate and 1/5 of personalty. To Eliza., wife of son John, personalty. To children Thos., Mathew, Elisha, Walton, Benjamin, Eliza. and Anne, residue of estate equally; said sons to be of age at 18. Wife to have care of Walton and Anne until of age; son Thos. to have care of Eliza. and Benjamin until of age; son John to have care of son Elisha until of age. Should wife refuse to abide by above will to have 1/3 of personal estate absolutely and use of 1/2 of dwelling plantation during her life. Extr: Son Thomas. Overseers: Bro. John and son Mathew. Test: Abr. Smith, Robt. Hills, Thos. Nathaniel Williams & Jas. Woods.5,6 
Death*before 2 April 1723He died before 2 April 1723 at Somerset Co, (present day Worcester Co), MD. It was on this date that his will was proved.5,6 

Family 1

Elizabeth Hammond (Hammond?) b. c 1675
Marriage*circa 1695He married Elizabeth Hammond (Hammond?) circa 1695 at Somerset Co, MD. Wright shows Thomas Purnell m. 1st Elizabeth Hammond, daughter of John Hammond. However, it doesn't seem likely that she was old enough to be the mother of at least his first son Thomas, who Wright shows was born 9th da., 9th mo., 1695 (old style calendar), nor sons John and Matthew.1,3 
Children 1.Maj. Thomas Purnell (III)+6 b. 9 Nov 1695, d. 7 Aug 1769
 2.Maj. John Purnell+6 b. c 1698, d. 1755
 3.Matthew (of Capt. Thomas) Purnell+1 b. c 1700, d. b 29 May 1761

Family 2

Elizabeth (of Jno) Hammond b. c 1686
Marriage*circa 1703Capt. Thomas Purnell married Elizabeth (of Jno) Hammond, daughter of John (of Capt Edwd) Hammond and Elizabeth Fassett, circa 1703.3 
Children 1.Benjamin Purnell6 b. c 1704, d. b 23 Jul 1753
 2.Elisha Purnell+6 b. c 1706, d. b 17 Apr 1767
 3.Elizabeth Purnell6 b. c 1708, d. b 23 Jul 1753
 4.Ann 'Nana' Purnell+6 b. c 1709, d. b 23 Jul 1753
 5.Walton Purnell6 b. c 1713, d. 1787

Family 3

Catherine Gooden b. c 1690, d. b 17 Aug 1753
Marriage*circa 1715Capt. Thomas Purnell married Catherine Gooden circa 1715.4 

Citations

  1. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.
  2. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 2, 1685-1702, p. 75 & 76 (will of Thomas Purnell).
  3. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 208 (Thomas Purnell Family of Worcester Co).
  4. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family, p. 2.
  5. [S2166] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Worcester County, MD, Wils Book MH3, 1666-1742, p. 23 & 24 (will of Thomas Purnell, wife Katharine).
  6. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 5, 1720-1726, p. 136 (will of Thomas Purnall (Purnell) Sr., Somerset Co.).

Elizabeth Hammond (Hammond?)1,2

F, b. circa 1675
Last Edited9 May 2019
Birth*circa 1675Elizabeth Hammond (Hammond?) was born circa 1675 at Somerset Co, MD. Melanie Ayres Merryweather shows this Thomas Purnell (died 1723) married first Elizabeth Hammond, daughter of Edward Hammond Sr. She does not show a second wife. Rob Hall shows she was Elizabeth Hammond, daughter of John Hammond and Elizabeth Jones.1,2 
Marriage*circa 1695She married Capt. Thomas Purnell, son of Thomas Purnell and Sarah Dorman, circa 1695 at Somerset Co, MD. Wright shows Thomas Purnell m. 1st Elizabeth Hammond, daughter of John Hammond. However, it doesn't seem likely that she was old enough to be the mother of at least his first son Thomas, who Wright shows was born 9th da., 9th mo., 1695 (old style calendar), nor sons John and Matthew.1,3 
Married Namecirca 1695 As of circa 1695,her married name was Purnell. 

Family

Capt. Thomas Purnell b. c 1670, d. b 2 Apr 1723
Children 1.Maj. Thomas Purnell (III)+4 b. 9 Nov 1695, d. 7 Aug 1769
 2.Maj. John Purnell+4 b. c 1698, d. 1755
 3.Matthew (of Capt. Thomas) Purnell+1 b. c 1700, d. b 29 May 1761

Citations

  1. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.
  2. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family, p. 2.
  3. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 208 (Thomas Purnell Family of Worcester Co).
  4. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 5, 1720-1726, p. 136 (will of Thomas Purnall (Purnell) Sr., Somerset Co.).

Moses Purnell1

M, b. circa 1785, d. before 19 April 1859
FatherCapt. Matthew (of Thos of Matthew) Purnell1 b. c 1755, d. b 23 Aug 1791
MotherMary Houston1 b. c 1759, d. b 20 Dec 1822
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock) (#1)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock) (#2)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited28 Feb 2015
Birth*circa 1785Moses Purnell was born circa 1785 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Will - Father's*16 June 1791Moses was named in his father's will on 16 June 1791 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Matthew Purnell, wife Mary, named sons Levi, Moses, sister Sarah Marshall Townsend, mother ____, daughters Charlotty Purnell, Elizabeth Marshall Purnell, wife's brother James Houston & uncle Elisha Purnell.3 
Marriage*22 May 1810He married Charlotte Maddox on 22 May 1810 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Moses Purnell and Charlotte Maddux.4 
Marriage*16 February 1821Moses Purnell married Maria Bowen, daughter of James Bowen and Mary 'Molly' Riley, on 16 February 1821 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Moses Purnell and Maria Bowen.4 
Will - Mother's*8 June 1822Moses was named in his mother's will on 8 June 1822 at Worcester Co, MD. In her will Mary Townsend namded daughter Elizabeth Marshall Purnell, son Moses Purnell, daughter Charlotte Henderson, granddaughters Mary James Henderson, Mary Houston Bowen, daughter of Parker Bowen, and grandson Handy Bowen, son of Parker.5 
Will - Mother's8 June 1822Moses was named in his mother's will on 8 June 1822 at Worcester Co, MD. In her will Mary Townsend named daughter Elizabeth Marshall Purnell, son Moses Purnell, daughter Charlotte Henderson, granddaughters Mary James Henderson, Mary Houston Bowen, daughter of Parker Bowen, and grandson Hendy Bowen, son of Parker.5 
Will - Sister's*25 March 1829Moses was named in his sister's will on 25 March 1829 at Worcester Co, MD. In her will Elizabeth M. Purnell named Charlotte Purnell Henderson, Mary Jane Rozell Purnell, brother Moses Purnell.6 
Census head*1850Moses was listed as a head of household in the census of 1850 at 3rd HH, Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as Moses Purnell the head of HH#356, a 65 year old farmer. Listed with him were Maria Purnell, age 45; Moses Purnell, age 19; Jospehine Purnell, age 14; and Levi Purnell, age 8.2 
Will*1851Moses made a will in 1851 at Worcester Co, MD. I Moses Purnell of Matthew of Worcester County, MD, being of sound and disposing mind . . . FIRST - I give to my son Theodore Moses Purnell the farm in Quepongo on which I formerly resided being all the land conveyed to me by William Hammand of William Senior called Purnells Industry, Purnells Security and Addition to Sherburne or Sherbin or by whatever name the same may be known or called being the same lands which were formerly owned by Milby Purnell dec'd. Also all of the lands which were reconveyed to mey by John Reed and Thomas Purnell of Milby and the wives as the heirs of Mary Marshall, wife of William A. Marshall dec'd called Purnells Industry, Purnells Security and Addition to Sherbourne or Sherbin, to him the said Theodore Moses Purnell. But it is my will and devise that if Theodore Moses Purnell should die without lawful issue of his body living at the time of his death, then to my sons William Henry Purnell and Levi Matthew Purnell to be held in joint tenancy. Also to my son Theodore Moses Purnell I give my Negro man named Charles and a Negro girl called Sarah (daughter of Mary) and a colt called Victoria and one bed and furniture. ITEM 2 - I give to my son Levi Matthew Purnell all the land s called Purnells Security and Purnells Industry or by whatever name they may be called being the same lands upon which my father Matthews Purnell resided at the time of his death and devised by him to my brother Levi, also 60 acres of land of Cypress Swamp which was conveyed to my by my brother Levi Purnell, also all of the tract of land on River Swamp purchased by Milby Purnell of Abel Teackle and Mary his wife on 24 January 1805 and conveyed to me by Thomas D. Purnell trustee of the said Milby Purnell, also all of the tract of land called Living Twisted Boggy or by whatever name the same by be known purchased by mother Mary Townsend of Solomon Bradford and by her devised to me lying on the east side of the Ninepin Branch Bridge to him the said Levi Matthew Purnell. But it is my will that if Levi Matthew Purnell die without lawful issue of his body I do give the said lands to my son Theodore Moses Purnell and my daughter Josephine E.M. Purnell to be held in joint tenancy. I likewise give to my son Levi Matthew Purnell one Negro boy named Harry and one Negro woman named Sarah (daughter of Beck), also one half dozen table spoons and one half dozen tea spoons and one bead and furniture. ITEM 3 - I give to my son Daniel M. Purnell all the lands which were willed to me by my father Matthew Purnell in his will called Addition to Sherbourne or Sherbin containing 100 acres of land during his natural life and after his death I give the said land to my daughter Evenim Sarah Purnell. ITEM 4 - I give to my daughter Evenim Sarah Pitts all of the land which were conveyed to me by deed from Zederiah Hammand and wife by whatever name it may be called. ITEM 5 - I give to my daughter Josephine E.M. Purnell my Negro woman Mary and her children Olive, Seah, Jacob, Ana, George and a Negro girl Charlotte (daughter of Hetty). Also to my said daughter Josephine one bed and furniture, one Piano Feste(?). . . ITEM 6 - I give to my wife Maria Purnell the house and lot whereon I now live near the town of Berlin and conveyed to me by deed from Thomas Timmons and Mary E. Timmons his wife, during her natural life and after her death to my daughter Josephine E.M. Purnell and if my daughter dies without lawful issue then the house and lot to my sons William Henry Purnell and Levi Matthew Purnell to be held in joint tenancy. Also to my wife Maria Purnell one Negro man named Abel and a Negro woman named Hetty, two beds and furniture, one pair of mahogany tables. . . ITEM 7 - I give to my granddaughter Maria Virginia Purnell Handy one Negro girl Lucinda, daughter of Hetty. ITEM 8 - I give to my son William Henry Purnell one Negro girl Maria, daughter of Mary, and one bed and furniture. ITEM 9 - It is my will that the Sixth Item of this will shall be observed provided by wife Maria Purnell shall relinquish her right of dower in the land herein devised to my son Damiel M. Purnell and my daughter Evenim S. Pitts, otherwise not. Lastly I do hereby appoint my son William Henry Purnell to be Sole Executor. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 21st day of Febuary 1850. Signed: Moses Purnell. Witt: John C. Dirickson, Zadok P. Henry & Josiah M. Marshall. Codicil - Since the making of my will my son Levi Matthew Purnell is dead without heirs I now give to my youngest son Charles born since the death of my son Levi all the lands devised to my son Levi. But if my son Charles should die without issue then to my son Theodore and my daughter Josephine in joint tenancy. And to son Charles the Negro woman named Sarah given to my son Levi since deceased and if Charles should die without issue then to my grandson Moses Purnell Handy. ITEM - To my son Theodore the Negro boy named Harry given to my son Levi since deceased and if Theodore dies without issue the said Negro boy to my daughter Evenim S. Pitts. ITEM - To my wife Maria Purnell the tract of Weva land near the town of Berlin containing about 15 & a half acres called Narrowgate or by whatever name it may go by being the tract conveyed to me by deed from Robert Franklin and wife since the making of my will and not disposed of therein, to her the said Maria during her natural life and then to my daughter Josephine and if Josephine should die without issue than to go with the house and lot mentioned in ITEM 6 of my will. In case my daughter Josephine shall died without issue I give the respective Negroes given to her in ITEM 5 to my sons William and Theodore Moses. Signed ___ day of ____ in the year 1851 by Moses Purnell. Witt: John C. Dirickson, Zadok P. Henry & Josiah M. Marshall.7 
Death*before 19 April 1859He died before 19 April 1859 at Worcester Co, MD. On 19 April 1859 in Worcester County William H. Purnell made oath that this was the last will and testament of Moses Purnell late of Worcester County deceased. On 19 April 1859 John C. Dirickson, Zadok P. Henry and Josiah M. Marshall the three subscribing witnesses made oath that this was the will of the testator therein named and they also saw him sign the Codicil. Maria B. Purnell, widow of Moses Purnell late of Worcester County deceased, did renounce and quit all claim to any bequest or devise made to my by the last will and testament of my husband, exhibited and proved according to law and I expect to take in lieu thereof my dower or legal share of the estate of my said husband. Signed: Maria B. Purnell. Witt: Josephine E. Purnell.7 

Family 1

Charlotte Maddox b. c 1790
Marriage*22 May 1810He married Charlotte Maddox on 22 May 1810 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Moses Purnell and Charlotte Maddux.4 
Children 1.Erexine Sarah Purnell8 b. 3 Apr 1816, d. 1 Aug 1892
 2.Daniel M. Purnell8 b. c 1818

Family 2

Maria Bowen b. c 1804, d. 1870
Marriage*16 February 1821Moses Purnell married Maria Bowen, daughter of James Bowen and Mary 'Molly' Riley, on 16 February 1821 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Moses Purnell and Maria Bowen.4 
Children 1.Mary Jane Rozelle Purnell+1 b. 20 Dec 1821, d. 29 Feb 1848
 2.Col. William Henry Purnell Sr.+1 b. 3 Feb 1826, d. 30 Mar 1902
 3.Theodore Moses Purnell8 b. 1831
 4.Josephine Elizabeth Marshall Purnell8 b. 20 Sep 1836, d. 1870
 5.Levi Matthew Purnell2 b. c 1842, d. b 1851
 6.Charles Houston Purnell8 b. bt 21 Feb 1850 - 1851, d. 11 Jun 1906

Citations

  1. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.
  2. [S585] Ruth T. Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, 1850 Census.
  3. [S2148] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book JW, 1790-1799, p. 4 (will of Matthew Purnell, wife Mary).
  4. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  5. [S2151] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book MH-2, 1813-1822, p. 42 (will of Mary Townsend).
  6. [S2207] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book MH, 1822-1833, p. 33 (will of Elizabeth M. Purnell).
  7. [S2483] Worcester Co, MD, Wills, 1851-1873, vol II, no 8, p. 258-263 (will of Moses Purnell, wife Maria).
  8. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.

Charlotte Maddox1

F, b. circa 1790
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1790Charlotte Maddox was born circa 1790.1 
Marriage*22 May 1810She married Moses Purnell, son of Capt. Matthew (of Thos of Matthew) Purnell and Mary Houston, on 22 May 1810 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Moses Purnell and Charlotte Maddux.2 
Married Name22 May 1810 As of 22 May 1810,her married name was Purnell. 

Family

Moses Purnell b. c 1785, d. b 19 Apr 1859
Children 1.Erexine Sarah Purnell3 b. 3 Apr 1816, d. 1 Aug 1892
 2.Daniel M. Purnell3 b. c 1818

Citations

  1. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.
  2. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  3. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.

Maria Bowen1

F, b. circa 1804, d. 1870
FatherJames Bowen1 b. c 1771, d. 1836
MotherMary 'Molly' Riley1 b. bt 1780 - 1785, d. 1848
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock) (#1)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock) (#2)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited28 Feb 2015
Birth*circa 1804Maria Bowen was born circa 1804 at Worcester Co.1 
Marriage*16 February 1821She married Moses Purnell, son of Capt. Matthew (of Thos of Matthew) Purnell and Mary Houston, on 16 February 1821 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Moses Purnell and Maria Bowen.2 
Married Name16 February 1821 As of 16 February 1821,her married name was Purnell. 
Census w/husband*1850Maria was listed with her husband in the census of 1850 at 3rd HH, Worcester Co, MD. She was shown as Maria Purnell, age 45 in HH#356 headed by Moses Purnell, a 65 year old farmer.3 
Will - Husb's*21 February 1850Maria was named in her husband's will on 21 February 1850 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Moses Purnell, wife Maria, named: son Theodore Moses Purnell, son William Henry Purnell, son Levi Matthew Purnell, son Daniel M. Purnell, daughter Evenim Sarah Pitts, daughter Josephine E.M. Purnell, and granddaughter Maria Virginia Purnell Handy.4 
Census head*1860Maria was listed as a head of household in the census of 1860 at Berlin District, Worcester Co, MD. She was shown as Maria Purnell the head of HH#1336, age 56 and farming, with real estate valued at $16,000 and personal property valued at $15,000. Listed with her was Mose Purnell, age 28; Josephine Purnell, age 24; and Charles Purnell, age 9.5 
Death*1870She died in 1870 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Family

Moses Purnell b. c 1785, d. b 19 Apr 1859
Marriage*16 February 1821She married Moses Purnell, son of Capt. Matthew (of Thos of Matthew) Purnell and Mary Houston, on 16 February 1821 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Moses Purnell and Maria Bowen.2 
Children 1.Mary Jane Rozelle Purnell+1 b. 20 Dec 1821, d. 29 Feb 1848
 2.Col. William Henry Purnell Sr.+6 b. 3 Feb 1826, d. 30 Mar 1902
 3.Theodore Moses Purnell6 b. 1831
 4.Josephine Elizabeth Marshall Purnell6 b. 20 Sep 1836, d. 1870
 5.Levi Matthew Purnell3 b. c 1842, d. b 1851
 6.Charles Houston Purnell6 b. bt 21 Feb 1850 - 1851, d. 11 Jun 1906

Citations

  1. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.
  2. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  3. [S585] Ruth T. Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, 1850 Census.
  4. [S2483] Worcester Co, MD, Wills, 1851-1873, vol II, no 8, p. 258-263 (will of Moses Purnell, wife Maria).
  5. [S589] John C. Barnes, Worcester Co, MD, 1860 Census.
  6. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.

Col. William Henry Purnell Sr.1

M, b. 3 February 1826, d. 30 March 1902
FatherMoses Purnell1 b. c 1785, d. b 19 Apr 1859
MotherMaria Bowen2 b. c 1804, d. 1870
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited28 Feb 2015
Birth*3 February 1826Col. William Henry Purnell Sr. was born on 3 February 1826 at Snow Hill, Worcester Co, MD.3 
Anecdote*1846 In 1846 Purnell received a degree from Delaware College (now the University of Delaware). He practiced law and was Comptroller of Maryland 1856-1861. He was appointed post master of Baltimore and served as a Union Army officer in the Civil War. He raised a military unit for the Union cause known as Purnell's Legion in Worcester Co, MD. He resigned from the military, holding the rank of colonel in Feb 1862 and resumed the position of post master of Baltimore. His resignation was endorsed by Maj. Gen. John Adams Dix. He was president of Delaware College 1870-1885.3 
Marriage*13 June 1849He married Margaret Neill Martin, daughter of Dr. John Selby (of Geo & Rose) Martin and Rebecca Grace Duffield, on 13 June 1849 at Snow Hill, Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as William H. Purnell and Margaret N. Martin.4 
Will - Father's*21 February 1850William was named in his father's will on 21 February 1850 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Moses Purnell, wife Maria, named: son Theodore Moses Purnell, son William Henry Purnell, son Levi Matthew Purnell, son Daniel M. Purnell, daughter Evenim Sarah Pitts, daughter Josephine E.M. Purnell, and granddaughter Maria Virginia Purnell Handy.5 
Death*30 March 1902He died on 30 March 1902 at age 76. He died in either Newark, DE or Atlantic City, NY.3,1 
Burial*William was buried at St. Anne's Cemetery, Annapolis, Ann Arundel Co, MD.3 

Family

Margaret Neill Martin b. 5 Sep 1825, d. 5 Sep 1895
Children 1.Mary Rosella Purnell2 b. 23 May 1850, d. 29 Jul 1860
 2.Martin Purnell2 b. 16 Dec 1851, d. 1 Jul 1860
 3.Margaret 'Maggie' Neil Purnell2 b. 28 Mar 1853, d. 23 Aug 1855
 4.Rebecca Grace Purnell2 b. 22 Apr 1855, d. 7 Jul 1860
 5.Maria Bowen Purnell2 b. 16 Dec 1856, d. 2 Sep 1860
 6.Elizabeth Harwood Purnell+1 b. 9 Feb 1859, d. 20 Jun 1918
 7.Dr. Caroline 'Carrie' Martin Purnell2 b. 3 Sep 1860, d. 3 Feb 1923
 8.William Henry Purnell Jr.+2 b. c 1862
 9.Edward Duffield Purnell2 b. 8 Feb 1864
 10.Grace Duffield Purnell+2 b. 17 Mar 1869, d. 12 Nov 1945

Citations

  1. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.
  2. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  3. [S2469] Margaret Ann (Connell) O'Donnell Webster Davis, The Purnells.
  4. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  5. [S2483] Worcester Co, MD, Wills, 1851-1873, vol II, no 8, p. 258-263 (will of Moses Purnell, wife Maria).

Margaret Neill Martin1

F, b. 5 September 1825, d. 5 September 1895
FatherDr. John Selby (of Geo & Rose) Martin1 b. 6 Oct 1782, d. 12 Jun 1844
MotherRebecca Grace Duffield1 b. 7 Sep 1786, d. 21 Nov 1843
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*5 September 1825Margaret Neill Martin was born on 5 September 1825. She was born in either Philadelphia, PA or Snow Hill, MD.1,2 
Marriage*13 June 1849She married Col. William Henry Purnell Sr., son of Moses Purnell and Maria Bowen, on 13 June 1849 at Snow Hill, Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as William H. Purnell and Margaret N. Martin.3 
Married Name13 June 1849 As of 13 June 1849,her married name was Purnell. 
Death*5 September 1895Margaret Neill Martin died on 5 September 1895 at New Windsor, MD, at age 70.2 
Burial*Margaret was buried at St. Anne's Cemetery, Annapolis, Ann Arundel Co, MD.2 

Family

Col. William Henry Purnell Sr. b. 3 Feb 1826, d. 30 Mar 1902
Children 1.Mary Rosella Purnell4 b. 23 May 1850, d. 29 Jul 1860
 2.Martin Purnell4 b. 16 Dec 1851, d. 1 Jul 1860
 3.Margaret 'Maggie' Neil Purnell4 b. 28 Mar 1853, d. 23 Aug 1855
 4.Rebecca Grace Purnell4 b. 22 Apr 1855, d. 7 Jul 1860
 5.Maria Bowen Purnell4 b. 16 Dec 1856, d. 2 Sep 1860
 6.Elizabeth Harwood Purnell+1 b. 9 Feb 1859, d. 20 Jun 1918
 7.Dr. Caroline 'Carrie' Martin Purnell4 b. 3 Sep 1860, d. 3 Feb 1923
 8.William Henry Purnell Jr.+4 b. c 1862
 9.Edward Duffield Purnell4 b. 8 Feb 1864
 10.Grace Duffield Purnell+4 b. 17 Mar 1869, d. 12 Nov 1945

Citations

  1. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.
  2. [S2469] Margaret Ann (Connell) O'Donnell Webster Davis, The Purnells.
  3. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  4. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.

Elizabeth Harwood Purnell1

F, b. 9 February 1859, d. 20 June 1918
FatherCol. William Henry Purnell Sr.1 b. 3 Feb 1826, d. 30 Mar 1902
MotherMargaret Neill Martin1 b. 5 Sep 1825, d. 5 Sep 1895
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited21 May 2016
Birth*9 February 1859Elizabeth Harwood Purnell was born on 9 February 1859 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Graduated*1876She graduated from at Delaware College in 1876.2 
Marriage*17 August 1886She married Charles Graham Blandy, son of Charles B. Blandy and Elizabeth Gray, on 17 August 1886 at Frederick, MD.2,3,4 
Married Name17 August 1886 As of 17 August 1886,her married name was Blandy. 
Death*20 June 1918Elizabeth Harwood Purnell died on 20 June 1918 at Baltimore, MD, at age 59.2,4 
Burial*Elizabeth was buried at Saint Thomas Cemetery, Newark, New Castle Co, Delaware.5 

Family

Charles Graham Blandy b. 19 Mar 1859, d. 23 Feb 1929
Children 1.Margaret Purnell Blandy+1 b. 26 Oct 1887, d. 11 May 1955
 2.Charles Francis Blandy3 b. 1889, d. 1905
 3.William Henry Purnell Blandy3 b. 1890, d. 1954
 4.Percy Ridpath Blandy3 b. 1892, d. 1893
 5.Eizabeth Gray Blandy3 b. 1893, d. 1945

Citations

  1. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.
  2. [S2469] Margaret Ann (Connell) O'Donnell Webster Davis, The Purnells.
  3. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  4. [S2630] Bette Pie, to Becky Martin White of Snow Hill.
  5. [S2259] findagrave.com.

Charles Graham Blandy1

M, b. 19 March 1859, d. 23 February 1929
FatherCharles B. Blandy2 b. c 1835
MotherElizabeth Gray2 b. c 1835
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited21 May 2016
Birth*19 March 1859Charles Graham Blandy was born on 19 March 1859 at Newark, New Castle Co, DE.3 
Marriage*17 August 1886He married Elizabeth Harwood Purnell, daughter of Col. William Henry Purnell Sr. and Margaret Neill Martin, on 17 August 1886 at Frederick, MD.3,4,5 
Death*23 February 1929Charles Graham Blandy died on 23 February 1929 at Newark, New Castle Co, Delaware, at age 69.2 
Burial*Charles was buried at Saint Thomas Cemetery, Newark, New Castle Co, Delaware.6 

Family

Elizabeth Harwood Purnell b. 9 Feb 1859, d. 20 Jun 1918
Children 1.Margaret Purnell Blandy+1 b. 26 Oct 1887, d. 11 May 1955
 2.Charles Francis Blandy4 b. 1889, d. 1905
 3.William Henry Purnell Blandy4 b. 1890, d. 1954
 4.Percy Ridpath Blandy4 b. 1892, d. 1893
 5.Eizabeth Gray Blandy4 b. 1893, d. 1945

Citations

  1. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.
  2. [S2470] Delaware Death Certificate, No. 527 (Charles Graham Blandy).
  3. [S2469] Margaret Ann (Connell) O'Donnell Webster Davis, The Purnells.
  4. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  5. [S2630] Bette Pie, to Becky Martin White of Snow Hill.
  6. [S2259] findagrave.com.

Margaret Purnell Blandy1

F, b. 26 October 1887, d. 11 May 1955
FatherCharles Graham Blandy1 b. 19 Mar 1859, d. 23 Feb 1929
MotherElizabeth Harwood Purnell1 b. 9 Feb 1859, d. 20 Jun 1918
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited18 Jun 2016
Birth*26 October 1887Margaret Purnell Blandy was born on 26 October 1887 at New York City, NY.2 
Marriage*9 November 1908She married Paul Flemming Pie on 9 November 1908 at Newark, New Castle Co, DE.2 
Married Name9 November 1908 As of 9 November 1908,her married name was Pie. 
Death*11 May 1955Margaret Purnell Blandy died on 11 May 1955 at Newark, New Castle Co, DE, at age 67.2 

Family

Paul Flemming Pie b. 16 Jan 1882, d. 25 Nov 1950
Children 1.Catherine Evangeline Pie+2 b. 2 Nov 1909, d. 15 Aug 1990
 2.Paul Flemming Pie Jr.2 b. c 1911, d. b 17 May 2007
 3.Charles Pie2 b. c 1913, d. b 17 May 2007
 4.John A. Pie2 b. c 1915, d. b 17 May 2007
 5.Elizabeth 'Betty Dean' Pie3 b. 27 Aug 1923, d. 4 May 2007

Citations

  1. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.
  2. [S2469] Margaret Ann (Connell) O'Donnell Webster Davis, The Purnells.
  3. [S2623] Virginia 'Ginny' Custis Winslett, to M.K. Miles.

Paul Flemming Pie1

M, b. 16 January 1882, d. 25 November 1950
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited18 Jun 2016
Birth*16 January 1882Paul Flemming Pie was born on 16 January 1882 at Lockhaven, PA.1 
Marriage*9 November 1908He married Margaret Purnell Blandy, daughter of Charles Graham Blandy and Elizabeth Harwood Purnell, on 9 November 1908 at Newark, New Castle Co, DE.1 
Death*25 November 1950Paul Flemming Pie died on 25 November 1950 at Newark, New Castle Co, DE, at age 68.1 

Family

Margaret Purnell Blandy b. 26 Oct 1887, d. 11 May 1955
Children 1.Catherine Evangeline Pie+1 b. 2 Nov 1909, d. 15 Aug 1990
 2.Paul Flemming Pie Jr.1 b. c 1911, d. b 17 May 2007
 3.Charles Pie1 b. c 1913, d. b 17 May 2007
 4.John A. Pie1 b. c 1915, d. b 17 May 2007
 5.Elizabeth 'Betty Dean' Pie2 b. 27 Aug 1923, d. 4 May 2007

Citations

  1. [S2469] Margaret Ann (Connell) O'Donnell Webster Davis, The Purnells.
  2. [S2623] Virginia 'Ginny' Custis Winslett, to M.K. Miles.

Catherine Evangeline Pie1

F, b. 2 November 1909, d. 15 August 1990
FatherPaul Flemming Pie1 b. 16 Jan 1882, d. 25 Nov 1950
MotherMargaret Purnell Blandy1 b. 26 Oct 1887, d. 11 May 1955
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited18 Jun 2016
Birth*2 November 1909Catherine Evangeline Pie was born on 2 November 1909 at Philadelphia, PA.1 
Marriage*7 September 1935She married Jerome J. Connell on 7 September 1935 at Wilmington, New Castle Co, DE.1 
Married Name7 September 1935 As of 7 September 1935,her married name was Connell. 
Death*15 August 1990Catherine Evangeline Pie died on 15 August 1990 at Wilmington, New Castle Co, DE, at age 80.1 
Obituary - Sister's*17 May 2007She was named in her sister's obituary on 17 May 2007. Elizabeth Dean Pie', "Betty Dean," as she was known to her family, and all of her Delaware friends, died on Friday, May 4, 2007, in Toronto, Canada. She was born in Newark on Aug. 27, 1923, to the late Paul F. and Margaret Purnell Blandy Pie'. After eight years in Newark schools, she attended and graduated from the Ursuline Academy in Wilmington in 1940, and from the College of New Rochelle, in New Rochelle, N.Y; and received her masters from Fordham University. After studying for her doctorate for two years at the University of Toronto, she accepted a position with the government of Ontario in the Women's Labor department and many years later retired as assistant to the Minister of Health. She was an avid genealogist, taking her families back to the 14th century, before she suffered a severe stroke in August 2004. She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Catherine Connell of Wilmington; and three brothers, Paul Pie' Jr. of Detroit, Mich., Charles and John A. of Wilmington. She is survived by two sisters, Marguerite Cox of Newark and Anne Barbazette, of Fort Myers, Fla; one brother, William B. Pie' of Wethersfield, Conn; one sister-in-law, Anita Pie' of Wilmington; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial Mass was held in Toronto, Canada, at Saint Gabriel's R.C. Church on May 15. Interment followed at Holy Cross Cemetery. (Source: Newark Post, 17 May 2007 issue.)1 

Family

Jerome J. Connell b. 28 Jul 1909, d. Sep 1995

Citations

  1. [S2469] Margaret Ann (Connell) O'Donnell Webster Davis, The Purnells.

Jerome J. Connell1

M, b. 28 July 1909, d. September 1995
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*28 July 1909Jerome J. Connell was born on 28 July 1909 at Wilmington, New Castle Co, DE.1 
Marriage*7 September 1935He married Catherine Evangeline Pie, daughter of Paul Flemming Pie and Margaret Purnell Blandy, on 7 September 1935 at Wilmington, New Castle Co, DE.1 
Death*September 1995Jerome J. Connell died in September 1995 at Wilmington, New Castle Co, DE, at age 86.1 

Family

Catherine Evangeline Pie b. 2 Nov 1909, d. 15 Aug 1990

Citations

  1. [S2469] Margaret Ann (Connell) O'Donnell Webster Davis, The Purnells.

Edward Webster1

M, b. May 1933, d. 2013
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*May 1933Edward Webster was born in May 1933 at Pennsylvania.1 
Death*2013He died in 2013.1 

Citations

  1. [S2469] Margaret Ann (Connell) O'Donnell Webster Davis, The Purnells.

Charles B. Blandy1

M, b. circa 1835
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1835Charles B. Blandy was born circa 1835.1 
Marriage*circa 1855He married Elizabeth Gray circa 1855.1 

Family

Elizabeth Gray b. c 1835
Child 1.Charles Graham Blandy+1 b. 19 Mar 1859, d. 23 Feb 1929

Citations

  1. [S2470] Delaware Death Certificate, No. 527 (Charles Graham Blandy).

Elizabeth Gray1

F, b. circa 1835
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1835Elizabeth Gray was born circa 1835 at Virginia.1 
Marriage*circa 1855She married Charles B. Blandy circa 1855.1 
Married Namecirca 1855 As of circa 1855,her married name was Blandy. 

Family

Charles B. Blandy b. c 1835
Child 1.Charles Graham Blandy+1 b. 19 Mar 1859, d. 23 Feb 1929

Citations

  1. [S2470] Delaware Death Certificate, No. 527 (Charles Graham Blandy).

Charles Francis Blandy1

M, b. 1889, d. 1905
FatherCharles Graham Blandy1 b. 19 Mar 1859, d. 23 Feb 1929
MotherElizabeth Harwood Purnell1 b. 9 Feb 1859, d. 20 Jun 1918
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited21 May 2016
Birth*1889Charles Francis Blandy was born in 1889.1,2 
Death*1905He died in 1905.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  2. [S2630] Bette Pie, to Becky Martin White of Snow Hill.

William Henry Purnell Blandy1

M, b. 1890, d. 1954
FatherCharles Graham Blandy1 b. 19 Mar 1859, d. 23 Feb 1929
MotherElizabeth Harwood Purnell1 b. 9 Feb 1859, d. 20 Jun 1918
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited21 May 2016
Birth*1890William Henry Purnell Blandy was born in 1890.1,2 
Death*1954He died in 1954.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  2. [S2630] Bette Pie, to Becky Martin White of Snow Hill.

Percy Ridpath Blandy1

M, b. 1892, d. 1893
FatherCharles Graham Blandy1 b. 19 Mar 1859, d. 23 Feb 1929
MotherElizabeth Harwood Purnell1 b. 9 Feb 1859, d. 20 Jun 1918
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited21 May 2016
Birth*1892Percy Ridpath Blandy was born in 1892.1,2 
Death*1893He died in 1893.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  2. [S2630] Bette Pie, to Becky Martin White of Snow Hill.

Eizabeth Gray Blandy1

F, b. 1893, d. 1945
FatherCharles Graham Blandy1 b. 19 Mar 1859, d. 23 Feb 1929
MotherElizabeth Harwood Purnell1 b. 9 Feb 1859, d. 20 Jun 1918
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*1893Eizabeth Gray Blandy was born in 1893.1 
Death*1945She died in 1945.1 

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.

Mary Rosella Purnell1

F, b. 23 May 1850, d. 29 July 1860
FatherCol. William Henry Purnell Sr.1 b. 3 Feb 1826, d. 30 Mar 1902
MotherMargaret Neill Martin1 b. 5 Sep 1825, d. 5 Sep 1895
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited21 May 2016
Birth*23 May 1850Mary Rosella Purnell was born on 23 May 1850 at Worcester Co, MD.1,2 
Death*29 July 1860She died on 29 July 1860 at Philadelphia, PA, at age 10. She died of diptheria.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  2. [S2630] Bette Pie, to Becky Martin White of Snow Hill.

Martin Purnell1

M, b. 16 December 1851, d. 1 July 1860
FatherCol. William Henry Purnell Sr.1 b. 3 Feb 1826, d. 30 Mar 1902
MotherMargaret Neill Martin1 b. 5 Sep 1825, d. 5 Sep 1895
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited21 May 2016
Birth*16 December 1851Martin Purnell was born on 16 December 1851 at Worcester Co, MD.1,2 
Death*1 July 1860He died on 1 July 1860 at Annapolis, Anne Arundel Co, MD, at age 8. He died of diptheria.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  2. [S2630] Bette Pie, to Becky Martin White of Snow Hill.

Margaret 'Maggie' Neil Purnell1

F, b. 28 March 1853, d. 23 August 1855
FatherCol. William Henry Purnell Sr.1 b. 3 Feb 1826, d. 30 Mar 1902
MotherMargaret Neill Martin1 b. 5 Sep 1825, d. 5 Sep 1895
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited21 May 2016
Birth*28 March 1853Margaret 'Maggie' Neil Purnell was born on 28 March 1853 at Worcester Co, MD.1,2 
Death*23 August 1855She died on 23 August 1855 at Snow Hill, Worcester Co, MD, at age 2. She died of diptheria.1,2 
Burial*Margaret was buried at Makemie Presbyterian Churchyard, Snow Hill, Worcester Co, MD.3 

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  2. [S2630] Bette Pie, to Becky Martin White of Snow Hill.
  3. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.

Rebecca Grace Purnell1

F, b. 22 April 1855, d. 7 July 1860
FatherCol. William Henry Purnell Sr.1 b. 3 Feb 1826, d. 30 Mar 1902
MotherMargaret Neill Martin1 b. 5 Sep 1825, d. 5 Sep 1895
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited21 May 2016
Birth*22 April 1855Rebecca Grace Purnell was born on 22 April 1855 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Death*7 July 1860She died on 7 July 1860 at Annapolis, Anne Arundel Co, MD, at age 5. She died of diptheria.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  2. [S2630] Bette Pie, to Becky Martin White of Snow Hill.

Maria Bowen Purnell1

F, b. 16 December 1856, d. 2 September 1860
FatherCol. William Henry Purnell Sr.1 b. 3 Feb 1826, d. 30 Mar 1902
MotherMargaret Neill Martin1 b. 5 Sep 1825, d. 5 Sep 1895
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited21 May 2016
Birth*16 December 1856Maria Bowen Purnell was born on 16 December 1856 at Worcester Co, MD.1,2 
Death*2 September 1860She died on 2 September 1860 at Annapolis, Anne Arundel Co, MD, at age 3. She died of diptheria.1 

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  2. [S2630] Bette Pie, to Becky Martin White of Snow Hill.

Dr. Caroline 'Carrie' Martin Purnell1,2

F, b. 3 September 1860, d. 3 February 1923
FatherCol. William Henry Purnell Sr.1 b. 3 Feb 1826, d. 30 Mar 1902
MotherMargaret Neill Martin1 b. 5 Sep 1825, d. 5 Sep 1895
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited21 May 2016
Birth*3 September 1860Dr. Caroline 'Carrie' Martin Purnell was born on 3 September 1860 at Worcester Co, MD.1,3 
Death*3 February 1923She died on 3 February 1923 at age 62. Dr. Caroline MartinPurnell, a medical doctor, was one of the first women members of the American College of Surgeons. Caroline was chief of obstetrics and gynecology at Women's Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. She served in World War I in France.1,3 

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  2. [S2623] Virginia 'Ginny' Custis Winslett, to M.K. Miles.
  3. [S2630] Bette Pie, to Becky Martin White of Snow Hill.

William Henry Purnell Jr.1

M, b. circa 1862
FatherCol. William Henry Purnell Sr.1 b. 3 Feb 1826, d. 30 Mar 1902
MotherMargaret Neill Martin1 b. 5 Sep 1825, d. 5 Sep 1895
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited21 May 2016
Birth*circa 1862William Henry Purnell Jr. was born circa 1862 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1885He married Katherine L. Ritchie circa 1885. She was the daughter of Judge John Ritchie. They lived in Wisconsin.1,2 

Family

Katherine L. Ritchie b. c 1862
Children 1.Richie Purnell3 b. c 1886
 2.Margaret Purnell3 b. c 1888
 3.William Henry Purnell III3 b. c 1890

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  2. [S2630] Bette Pie, to Becky Martin White of Snow Hill.
  3. [S2623] Virginia 'Ginny' Custis Winslett, to M.K. Miles.

Katherine L. Ritchie1,2

F, b. circa 1862
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited21 May 2016
Birth*circa 1862Katherine L. Ritchie was born circa 1862.1 
Marriage*circa 1885She married William Henry Purnell Jr., son of Col. William Henry Purnell Sr. and Margaret Neill Martin, circa 1885. She was the daughter of Judge John Ritchie. They lived in Wisconsin.1,3 
Married Namecirca 1885 As of circa 1885,her married name was Purnell. 

Family

William Henry Purnell Jr. b. c 1862
Children 1.Richie Purnell2 b. c 1886
 2.Margaret Purnell2 b. c 1888
 3.William Henry Purnell III2 b. c 1890

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  2. [S2623] Virginia 'Ginny' Custis Winslett, to M.K. Miles.
  3. [S2630] Bette Pie, to Becky Martin White of Snow Hill.

Edward Duffield Purnell1

M, b. 8 February 1864
FatherCol. William Henry Purnell Sr.1 b. 3 Feb 1826, d. 30 Mar 1902
MotherMargaret Neill Martin1 b. 5 Sep 1825, d. 5 Sep 1895
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited21 May 2016
Birth*8 February 1864Edward Duffield Purnell was born on 8 February 1864 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Lived*He lived at Laramie, WY. He went to Wisconsin to visit his brother, then to Laramie, WY and the family lost tract of him.2 

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  2. [S2630] Bette Pie, to Becky Martin White of Snow Hill.

Grace Duffield Purnell1

F, b. 17 March 1869, d. 12 November 1945
FatherCol. William Henry Purnell Sr.1 b. 3 Feb 1826, d. 30 Mar 1902
MotherMargaret Neill Martin1 b. 5 Sep 1825, d. 5 Sep 1895
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited21 May 2016
Birth*17 March 1869Grace Duffield Purnell was born on 17 March 1869 at Worcester Co, MD.1,2 
Marriage*circa 1895She married Rev. Walter Everett F. Smith I circa 1895.1,2 
Married Namecirca 1895 As of circa 1895,her married name was Smith. 
Death*12 November 1945Grace Duffield Purnell died on 12 November 1945 at age 76.1,2 

Family

Rev. Walter Everett F. Smith I b. c 1870
Children 1.Caroline Smith3 b. c 1896
 2.Walter Everett F. Smith II3 b. c 1898
 3.Anna Margaret Smith3 b. c 1900

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  2. [S2630] Bette Pie, to Becky Martin White of Snow Hill.
  3. [S2623] Virginia 'Ginny' Custis Winslett, to M.K. Miles.

Rev. Walter Everett F. Smith I1

M, b. circa 1870
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited21 May 2016
Birth*circa 1870Rev. Walter Everett F. Smith I was born circa 1870.1 
Marriage*circa 1895He married Grace Duffield Purnell, daughter of Col. William Henry Purnell Sr. and Margaret Neill Martin, circa 1895.1,2 

Family

Grace Duffield Purnell b. 17 Mar 1869, d. 12 Nov 1945
Children 1.Caroline Smith3 b. c 1896
 2.Walter Everett F. Smith II3 b. c 1898
 3.Anna Margaret Smith3 b. c 1900

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  2. [S2630] Bette Pie, to Becky Martin White of Snow Hill.
  3. [S2623] Virginia 'Ginny' Custis Winslett, to M.K. Miles.

Theodore Moses Purnell1

M, b. 1831
FatherMoses Purnell2 b. c 1785, d. b 19 Apr 1859
MotherMaria Bowen2 b. c 1804, d. 1870
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited28 Feb 2015
Birth*1831Theodore Moses Purnell was born in 1831 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Census w/parents*1850Theodore was listed with his parents in the census of 1850 at 3rd HH, Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as Moses Purnell, age 19 in HH#356 headed by Moses Purnell, a 65 year old farmer.3 
Will - Father's*21 February 1850Theodore was named in his father's will on 21 February 1850 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Moses Purnell, wife Maria, named: son Theodore Moses Purnell, son William Henry Purnell, son Levi Matthew Purnell, son Daniel M. Purnell, daughter Evenim Sarah Pitts, daughter Josephine E.M. Purnell, and granddaughter Maria Virginia Purnell Handy.1 
Census w/mother*1860Theodore was listed with his mother in the census of 1860 at Berlin District, Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as Moses Purnell, age 28 in HH#1336 headed by Maria Purnell, age 56 & farming.4 

Citations

  1. [S2483] Worcester Co, MD, Wills, 1851-1873, vol II, no 8, p. 258-263 (will of Moses Purnell, wife Maria).
  2. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  3. [S585] Ruth T. Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, 1850 Census.
  4. [S589] John C. Barnes, Worcester Co, MD, 1860 Census.

Josephine Elizabeth Marshall Purnell1

F, b. 20 September 1836, d. 1870
FatherMoses Purnell1 b. c 1785, d. b 19 Apr 1859
MotherMaria Bowen1 b. c 1804, d. 1870
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited28 Feb 2015
Birth*20 September 1836Josephine Elizabeth Marshall Purnell was born on 20 September 1836 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Census w/parents*1850Josephine was listed with her parents in the census of 1850 at 3rd HH, Worcester Co, MD. She was shown as Josephine Purnell, age 14 in HH#356 headed by Moses Purnell, a 65 year old farmer.2 
Will - Father's*21 February 1850Josephine was named in her father's will on 21 February 1850 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Moses Purnell, wife Maria, named: son Theodore Moses Purnell, son William Henry Purnell, son Levi Matthew Purnell, son Daniel M. Purnell, daughter Evenim Sarah Pitts, daughter Josephine E.M. Purnell, and granddaughter Maria Virginia Purnell Handy.3 
Census w/mother*1860Josephine was listed with her mother in the census of 1860 at Berlin District, Worcester Co, MD. She was shown as Josephine Purnell, age 24 in HH#1336 headed by Maria Purnell, age 56 & farming.4 
Death*1870She died in 1870.1 

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  2. [S585] Ruth T. Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, 1850 Census.
  3. [S2483] Worcester Co, MD, Wills, 1851-1873, vol II, no 8, p. 258-263 (will of Moses Purnell, wife Maria).
  4. [S589] John C. Barnes, Worcester Co, MD, 1860 Census.

Levi Matthew Purnell1

M, b. circa 1842, d. before 1851
FatherMoses Purnell2 b. c 1785, d. b 19 Apr 1859
MotherMaria Bowen2 b. c 1804, d. 1870
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited28 Feb 2015
Birth*circa 1842Levi Matthew Purnell was born circa 1842 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Census w/parents*1850Levi was listed with his parents in the census of 1850 at 3rd HH, Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as Levi Purnell, age 8 in HH#356 headed by Moses Purnell, a 65 year old farmer.2 
Will - Father's*21 February 1850Levi was named in his father's will on 21 February 1850 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Moses Purnell, wife Maria, named: son Theodore Moses Purnell, son William Henry Purnell, son Levi Matthew Purnell, son Daniel M. Purnell, daughter Evenim Sarah Pitts, daughter Josephine E.M. Purnell, and granddaughter Maria Virginia Purnell Handy.1 
Death*before 1851He died before 1851 at Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as my dec'd son Levi Matthew Purnell in the Codicil to the will of Moses Purnell, wife Maria.1 

Citations

  1. [S2483] Worcester Co, MD, Wills, 1851-1873, vol II, no 8, p. 258-263 (will of Moses Purnell, wife Maria).
  2. [S585] Ruth T. Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, 1850 Census.

Charles Houston Purnell1

M, b. between 21 February 1850 and 1851, d. 11 June 1906
FatherMoses Purnell1 b. c 1785, d. b 19 Apr 1859
MotherMaria Bowen1 b. c 1804, d. 1870
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited28 Feb 2015
Birth*between 21 February 1850 and 1851Charles Houston Purnell was born between 21 February 1850 and 1851 at Worcester Co, MD. In the codicil to his will dated 1851 Moses Purnell mentioned that his son Levi Matthew Purnell had died since he wrote in will and that his youngest son Charles was born since the death of his son Levi.2 
Will - Father's*1851Charles was named in his father's will in 1851 at Worcester Co, MD. In the codicil to his will dated 1851 Moses Purnell mentioned that his son Levi Matthew Purnell had died since he wrote in will and that his youngest son Charles was born since the death of his son Levi.2 
Census w/mother*1860Charles was listed with his mother in the census of 1860 at Berlin District, Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as Charles Purnell, age 9 in HH#1336 headed by Maria Purnell, age 56 & farming.3 
Marriage*24 September 1873He married Margaret 'Maggie' A. Coffin on 24 September 1873 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Charles H. Purnell, age 23 and Margart A. Cauffin, age 22.4 
Death*11 June 1906Charles Houston Purnell died on 11 June 1906.1 

Family

Margaret 'Maggie' A. Coffin b. 5 Dec 1855, d. 28 May 1890

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  2. [S2483] Worcester Co, MD, Wills, 1851-1873, vol II, no 8, p. 258-263 (will of Moses Purnell, wife Maria).
  3. [S589] John C. Barnes, Worcester Co, MD, 1860 Census.
  4. [S595] Ruth T. Dryden, Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Marriages (including the counties of Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico) 1865-1906.

Margaret 'Maggie' A. Coffin1

F, b. 5 December 1855, d. 28 May 1890
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*5 December 1855Margaret 'Maggie' A. Coffin was born on 5 December 1855 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*24 September 1873She married Charles Houston Purnell, son of Moses Purnell and Maria Bowen, on 24 September 1873 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Charles H. Purnell, age 23 and Margart A. Cauffin, age 22.1 
Married Name24 September 1873 As of 24 September 1873,her married name was Purnell. 
Death*28 May 1890Margaret 'Maggie' A. Coffin died on 28 May 1890 at age 34.1 
Burial*Margaret was buried at Buckingham Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Berlin, Worcester Co, MD.2 

Family

Charles Houston Purnell b. bt 21 Feb 1850 - 1851, d. 11 Jun 1906

Citations

  1. [S595] Ruth T. Dryden, Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Marriages (including the counties of Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico) 1865-1906.
  2. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.

Mary Jane Rozelle Purnell1

F, b. 20 December 1821, d. 29 February 1848
FatherMoses Purnell1 b. c 1785, d. b 19 Apr 1859
MotherMaria Bowen1 b. c 1804, d. 1870
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Nathaniel Littleton (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Obedience Robins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited13 May 2016
Birth*20 December 1821Mary Jane Rozelle Purnell was born on 20 December 1821 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Aunt's*25 March 1829Mary was named in her aunt's will on 25 March 1829 at Worcester Co, MD. In her will Elizabeth M. Purnell named Charlotte Purnell Henderson, Mary Jane Rozell Purnell, brother Moses Purnell.2 
Marriage*28 October 1839She married Rev. Isaac William Ker Handy, son of James Henry Handy I and Maria Ann Pitts Gilliss, on 28 October 1839 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Isaac William Handy and Mary Jane Purnell.3 
Married Name28 October 1839 As of 28 October 1839,her married name was Handy. 
Death*29 February 1848Mary Jane Rozelle Purnell died on 29 February 1848 at Worcester Co, MD, at age 26.1 
Burial*Mary was buried at Buckingham Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Berlin, Worcester Co, MD.1 

Family

Rev. Isaac William Ker Handy b. 14 Dec 1815, d. 14 Jun 1878
Children 1.Maria Virginia Handy4 b. 18 Aug 1840, d. 20 Sep 1872
 2.Frederick Algernon Graham Handy5 b. 22 Mar 1842, d. 12 Jan 1912
 3.Gertrude Ecclestron Handy5 b. 20 Feb 1844, d. 1883
 4.Moses Purnell Handy5 b. 14 Apr 1847, d. 8 Jan 1898

Citations

  1. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.
  2. [S2207] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book MH, 1822-1833, p. 33 (will of Elizabeth M. Purnell).
  3. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  4. [S2483] Worcester Co, MD, Wills, 1851-1873, vol II, no 8, p. 258-263 (will of Moses Purnell, wife Maria).
  5. [S1028] Isaac W.K. Handy, Annals and Memorials of the Handys and Their Kindred, p. 522 (1.13.1.4.4.1 Rev. Isaac William Ker Handy, D.D.).

Rev. Isaac William Ker Handy1

M, b. 14 December 1815, d. 14 June 1878
FatherJames Henry Handy I2 b. 10 May 1789, d. 22 Jul 1832
MotherMaria Ann Pitts Gilliss3 b. c 1795, d. 29 Dec 1839
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Nathaniel Littleton (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Obedience Robins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited25 Feb 2019
Birth*14 December 1815Rev. Isaac William Ker Handy was born on 14 December 1815 at Washington, DC. He was born at half-past four o'clock, P.M., at the home of his parents, James and Maria Ann Pitts Gilliss Handy, at 19th Street and Pennsylvania Ave, N.W., Washington, D.C. The house, built by James Handy, was nearly opposite the "Seven Buildings," near the Treasury Department, where his father was a clerk for many years.4 
Marriage*28 October 1839He married Mary Jane Rozelle Purnell, daughter of Moses Purnell and Maria Bowen, on 28 October 1839 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Isaac William Handy and Mary Jane Purnell.5 
Marriage*7 June 1850Rev. Isaac William Ker Handy married Sarah 'Sally' Selby Martin, daughter of Dr. John Selby (of Geo & Rose) Martin and Rebecca Grace Duffield, on 7 June 1850 at Worcester Co, MD. Powell shows them as Isaac W.K. Handy and Sarah S. Martin who were married 10 Jun 1850. The Handy Annals (written by Isaac W.K. Handy) shows 7 Jun 1850.5,6 
Marriage*5 December 1855Rev. Isaac William Ker Handy married Rebecca Hill Dilworth, daughter of John Dilworth and Eliza Frances Gordon, on 5 December 1855 at Port Penn, Delaware.7 
Anecdote*1872 Isaac William Kerr (W.K.) Handy was the author of the book
"Annals and Memorials of the Handys and Their Kindered" printed in 1992.3 
Death*14 June 1878Rev. Isaac William Ker Handy died on 14 June 1878 at age 62.8 
Burial*Isaac was buried at Buckingham Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Berlin, Worcester Co, MD.9 

Family 1

Mary Jane Rozelle Purnell b. 20 Dec 1821, d. 29 Feb 1848
Marriage*28 October 1839He married Mary Jane Rozelle Purnell, daughter of Moses Purnell and Maria Bowen, on 28 October 1839 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Isaac William Handy and Mary Jane Purnell.5 
Children 1.Maria Virginia Handy10 b. 18 Aug 1840, d. 20 Sep 1872
 2.Frederick Algernon Graham Handy4 b. 22 Mar 1842, d. 12 Jan 1912
 3.Gertrude Ecclestron Handy4 b. 20 Feb 1844, d. 1883
 4.Moses Purnell Handy4 b. 14 Apr 1847, d. 8 Jan 1898

Family 2

Sarah 'Sally' Selby Martin b. 14 Apr 1819, d. 14 Oct 1853
Marriage*7 June 1850Rev. Isaac William Ker Handy married Sarah 'Sally' Selby Martin, daughter of Dr. John Selby (of Geo & Rose) Martin and Rebecca Grace Duffield, on 7 June 1850 at Worcester Co, MD. Powell shows them as Isaac W.K. Handy and Sarah S. Martin who were married 10 Jun 1850. The Handy Annals (written by Isaac W.K. Handy) shows 7 Jun 1850.5,6 
Child 1.James Henry Martin Handy4 b. 4 Aug 1851, d. 10 Mar 1881

Family 3

Rebecca Hill Dilworth b. 1826, d. 1913
Marriage*5 December 1855Rev. Isaac William Ker Handy married Rebecca Hill Dilworth, daughter of John Dilworth and Eliza Frances Gordon, on 5 December 1855 at Port Penn, Delaware.7 
Children 1.Dilworth Handy4 b. 29 Dec 1856, d. 20 Oct 1862
 2.Egbert Gilliss Handy4 b. 8 Apr 1858, d. 25 Nov 1938
 3.Eliza Frances Gordon Handy4 b. 1 Oct 1859, d. 1889
 4.Isaac Levin Charles Handy4 b. 21 Jun 1861, d. 1893
 5.Sophia Louisa Nutter Handy4 b. 29 Mar 1863, d. 21 Nov 1933

Citations

  1. [S2623] Virginia 'Ginny' Custis Winslett, to M.K. Miles.
  2. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  3. [S1028] Isaac W.K. Handy, Annals and Memorials of the Handys and Their Kindred, p. 307 (1.13.1.4.4. James Henry Handy).
  4. [S1028] Isaac W.K. Handy, Annals and Memorials of the Handys and Their Kindred, p. 522 (1.13.1.4.4.1 Rev. Isaac William Ker Handy, D.D.).
  5. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  6. [S1028] Isaac W.K. Handy, Annals and Memorials of the Handys and Their Kindred, p. 526 (1.13.1.4.4.1 Rev. Isaac William Ker Handy, D.D.).
  7. [S1028] Isaac W.K. Handy, Annals and Memorials of the Handys and Their Kindred, p. 527 (1.13.1.4.4.1 Rev. Isaac William Ker Handy, D.D.).
  8. [S1028] Isaac W.K. Handy, Annals and Memorials of the Handys and Their Kindred, p. 303 (1.13.1.4.4. James Henry Handy).
  9. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.
  10. [S2483] Worcester Co, MD, Wills, 1851-1873, vol II, no 8, p. 258-263 (will of Moses Purnell, wife Maria).

James Henry Handy I1

M, b. 10 May 1789, d. 22 July 1832
FatherIsaac (223) Handy2 b. 9 Mar 1762, d. 3 Apr 1791
MotherPolly Graham2 b. 1765, d. 24 Nov 1840
ChartsDescendants of Nathaniel Littleton (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Obedience Robins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited14 May 2016
Birth*10 May 1789James Henry Handy I was born on 10 May 1789 at Handy Hall, Salisbury, Wicomico Co, MD.3 
Marriage*29 June 1812He married Maria Ann Pitts Gilliss, daughter of Levin Gilliss and Margaret 'Peggy' (of Wm of Wm of Chris II) Nutter, on 29 June 1812.4 
Death*22 July 1832James Henry Handy I died on 22 July 1832 at Washington, DC, at age 43. He was a clerk in the Fourth Audito's Office, Washington, DC, for about 20 years, from 1812 to 1832.5 

Family

Maria Ann Pitts Gilliss b. c 1795, d. 29 Dec 1839
Children 1.Rev. Isaac William Ker Handy+1 b. 14 Dec 1815, d. 14 Jun 1878
 2.Levin Elzey Handy3 b. 5 Aug 1817, d. 12 Apr 1834
 3.Charles Nutter Handy3 b. 13 Sep 1819, d. 28 Mar 1852
 4.Margaret Nutter Gilliss Landreth Handy3 b. 11 Oct 1820, d. 24 Oct 1820
 5.James Henry Handy II3 b. 24 Jul 1822, d. 10 Mar 1823
 6.Elizabeth Gale Graham Handy3 b. 4 Jul 1824, d. 27 Feb 1825
 7.Sarah Eccleston Landreth Handy3 b. 15 Apr 1826, d. 12 Apr 1861
 8.Maria Ann Pitts Handy3 b. 28 Jul 1828, d. 16 Aug 1829

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  2. [S1028] Isaac W.K. Handy, Annals and Memorials of the Handys and Their Kindred, p. 135 (1.13.1.4. Isaac Handy).
  3. [S1028] Isaac W.K. Handy, Annals and Memorials of the Handys and Their Kindred, p. 303 (1.13.1.4.4. James Henry Handy).
  4. [S1028] Isaac W.K. Handy, Annals and Memorials of the Handys and Their Kindred, p. 307 (1.13.1.4.4. James Henry Handy).
  5. [S1028] Isaac W.K. Handy, Annals and Memorials of the Handys and Their Kindred, p. 306 (1.13.1.4.4. James Henry Handy).

Erexine Sarah Purnell1

F, b. 3 April 1816, d. 1 August 1892
FatherMoses Purnell1 b. c 1785, d. b 19 Apr 1859
MotherCharlotte Maddox1 b. c 1790
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited28 Feb 2015
Birth*3 April 1816Erexine Sarah Purnell was born on 3 April 1816 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*2 April 1838She married William D. Pitts on 2 April 1838 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as William D. Pitts and Erexine S. Purnell.2 
Married Name2 April 1838 As of 2 April 1838,her married name was Pitts. 
Will - Father's*21 February 1850Erexine was named in her father's will on 21 February 1850 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Moses Purnell, wife Maria, named: son Theodore Moses Purnell, son William Henry Purnell, son Levi Matthew Purnell, son Daniel M. Purnell, daughter Evenim Sarah Pitts, daughter Josephine E.M. Purnell, and granddaughter Maria Virginia Purnell Handy.3 
Death*1 August 1892She died on 1 August 1892 at age 76.1 

Family

William D. Pitts b. 12 Dec 1816, d. 15 Dec 1897

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  2. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  3. [S2483] Worcester Co, MD, Wills, 1851-1873, vol II, no 8, p. 258-263 (will of Moses Purnell, wife Maria).

William D. Pitts1

M, b. 12 December 1816, d. 15 December 1897
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*12 December 1816William D. Pitts was born on 12 December 1816 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*2 April 1838He married Erexine Sarah Purnell, daughter of Moses Purnell and Charlotte Maddox, on 2 April 1838 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as William D. Pitts and Erexine S. Purnell.2 
Death*15 December 1897William D. Pitts died on 15 December 1897 at age 81.1 

Family

Erexine Sarah Purnell b. 3 Apr 1816, d. 1 Aug 1892

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  2. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.

Daniel M. Purnell1

M, b. circa 1818
FatherMoses Purnell2 b. c 1785, d. b 19 Apr 1859
MotherCharlotte Maddox2 b. c 1790
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited28 Feb 2015
Birth*circa 1818Daniel M. Purnell was born circa 1818 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Will - Father's*21 February 1850Daniel was named in his father's will on 21 February 1850 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Moses Purnell, wife Maria, named: son Theodore Moses Purnell, son William Henry Purnell, son Levi Matthew Purnell, son Daniel M. Purnell, daughter Evenim Sarah Pitts, daughter Josephine E.M. Purnell, and granddaughter Maria Virginia Purnell Handy.1 

Citations

  1. [S2483] Worcester Co, MD, Wills, 1851-1873, vol II, no 8, p. 258-263 (will of Moses Purnell, wife Maria).
  2. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.

Sarah Purnell1

F, b. circa 1680
FatherThomas Purnell1 b. 13 Feb 1611/12, d. b 31 May 1694
MotherSarah Dorman1 b. c 1644
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1680Sarah Purnell was born circa 1680 at Somerset Co, (present day Worcester Co), MD.1 
Will - Father's*5 March 1693/94Sarah was named in her father's will on 5 March 1693/94 at Somerset Co, (present day Worcester Co), MD. In his will Thomas Purnell named a daughter Sarah, son Thomas, son John and daughter Eliza: Nutter.1 
Marriage*circa 1700She married Affradosie Johnson, son of George Johnson (II) and (-----) (-----), circa 1700.2 
Married Namecirca 1700 As of circa 1700,her married name was Johnson. 

Family

Affradosie Johnson b. c 1680, d. b 3 Oct 1744

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 2, 1685-1702, p. 75 & 76 (will of Thomas Purnell).
  2. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.

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

F, b. circa 1660
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1660(-----) (-----) was born circa 1660. 
Marriage*circa 1680She married George Johnson (II), son of George Johnson (I) (Quaker) and Ellinor (-----), circa 1680. 
Married Namecirca 1680 As of circa 1680,her married name was Johnson. 

Family

George Johnson (II) b. c 1658, d. Sep 1732
Child 1.Affradosie Johnson b. c 1680, d. b 3 Oct 1744

Silas Chapman1

M, b. circa 1670
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1670Silas Chapman was born circa 1670.1 
Will - Witnessed*5 March 1693/94Silas witnessed a will on 5 March 1693/94 at Somerset Co, (present day Worcester Co), MD. Dan'l Selby, Silas Chapman, Parker Selby and Christian Harmonson witnessed the will of Thomas Purnell.1 

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 2, 1685-1702, p. 75 & 76 (will of Thomas Purnell).

Christian Harmanson1

M, b. circa 1670
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1670Christian Harmanson was born circa 1670.1 
Will - Witnessed*5 March 1693/94Christian witnessed a will on 5 March 1693/94 at Somerset Co, (present day Worcester Co), MD. Dan'l Selby, Silas Chapman, Parker Selby and Christian Harmonson witnessed the will of Thomas Purnell.1 

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 2, 1685-1702, p. 75 & 76 (will of Thomas Purnell).

Catherine Gooden1

F, b. circa 1690, d. before 17 August 1753
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1690Catherine Gooden was born circa 1690 at Somerset Co, (present day Worcester Co), MD.2 
Marriage*circa 1715She married Capt. Thomas Purnell, son of Thomas Purnell and Sarah Dorman, circa 1715.2 
Married Namecirca 1715 As of circa 1715,her married name was Purnell. 
Will - Husb's*27 February 1720/21Catherine was named in her husband's will on 27 February 1720/21 at Somerset Co, (present day Worcester Co), MD. In his will Thomas Purnell Sr., wife Katherine, named sons Thomas, Mathew, Benjamin (under 18), John & his wife Eliza., Elisha (under 18) and Walton (under 18) and daughters Eliza (under 16) and Ann (under 16). Son Thos. was to have care of Benjamin & Eliza, son John was to have care of son Elisha and wife Katherine to have care of Walton and Anne. Overseers: Brother John and son Mathew.3 
Will*23 July 1753Catherine made a will on 23 July 1753 at Worcester Co, MD. She was shown as Catharine Purnell. To sons-in-law (step-sons) Thomas, Elisha and Walton Purnell, my lands in said county that my husband Thomas Purnell, mentioned and devised to them in his last will. To granddaughters Catherine and Ann Fullington land that my husband devised or mentioned to his daughter Ann Purnell. To son-in-law (step-son) Walton Purnell land that my husband Thomas Purnell mentioned in his last will to Benja. Purnell, and his daughter Elizabeth Purnell; give said Walter and heirs same. Give certain slaves their freedom. To son-in-law (step-son) Walter Purnell slaves. To granddaughters Catharine and Ann Fullington furniture. To grandson John Fullington 3 head of stock. To granddaughter Elizabeth Fullington stock. To grandson Thomas Fullington stock. To grandson Wm. Fullington stock. To Walter Purnell and Catherine his wife, 2 Bibles. To Elizabeth, Catherine and Ann Fullington personalty. To son Walter Purnell 1 hand mill. Son-in-law (step-son) Walter Purnell Extr. Witt: Thos. Robins, Ebenezer Evans and Thos. Racliff.1 
Death*before 17 August 1753She died before 17 August 1753 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was proved.1 

Family

Capt. Thomas Purnell b. c 1670, d. b 2 Apr 1723

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 10, 1748-1753, p. 282 (will of Catharine Purnell, Worcester Co.).
  2. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family, p. 2.
  3. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 5, 1720-1726, p. 136 (will of Thomas Purnall (Purnell) Sr., Somerset Co.).

Benjamin Purnell1

M, b. circa 1704, d. before 23 July 1753
FatherCapt. Thomas Purnell1 b. c 1670, d. b 2 Apr 1723
MotherElizabeth (of Jno) Hammond1 b. c 1686
Last Edited28 Apr 2019
Birth*circa 1704Benjamin Purnell was born circa 1704 at Somerset Co, (present day Worcester Co), MD.1 
Will - Father's*27 February 1720/21Benjamin was named in his father's will on 27 February 1720/21 at Somerset Co, (present day Worcester Co), MD. In his will Thomas Purnell Sr., wife Katherine, named sons Thomas, Mathew, Benjamin (under 18), John & his wife Eliza., Elisha (under 18) and Walton (under 18) and daughters Eliza (under 16) and Ann (under 16). Son Thos. was to have care of Benjamin & Eliza, son John was to have care of son Elisha and wife Katherine to have care of Walton and Anne. Overseers: Brother John and son Mathew.1 
Death*before 23 July 1753He died before 23 July 1753 at Worcester Co, MD. He was evidently dec'd by this date as his step-mother Catharine Purnell gave her son-in-law (step-son) Walton Purnell the land that her husband Thomas Purnell gave to Benja. Purnell and his daughter Elizabeth Purnell.2 

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 5, 1720-1726, p. 136 (will of Thomas Purnall (Purnell) Sr., Somerset Co.).
  2. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 10, 1748-1753, p. 282 (will of Catharine Purnell, Worcester Co.).

Walton Purnell1

M, b. circa 1713, d. 1787
FatherCapt. Thomas Purnell1 b. c 1670, d. b 2 Apr 1723
MotherElizabeth (of Jno) Hammond1 b. c 1686
Last Edited28 Apr 2019
Birth*circa 1713Walton Purnell was born circa 1713 at Somerset Co, (present day Worcester Co), MD.1 
Will - Father's*27 February 1720/21Walton was named in his father's will on 27 February 1720/21 at Somerset Co, (present day Worcester Co), MD. In his will Thomas Purnell Sr., wife Katherine, named sons Thomas, Mathew, Benjamin (under 18), John & his wife Eliza., Elisha (under 18) and Walton (under 18) and daughters Eliza (under 16) and Ann (under 16). Son Thos. was to have care of Benjamin & Eliza, son John was to have care of son Elisha and wife Katherine to have care of Walton and Anne. Overseers: Brother John and son Mathew.1 
Will - Step Mother*23 July 1753His was named in the will of his step-mother on 23 July 1753 at Worcester Co, MD. In her will Catharine Purnell, widow of Thomas Purnell, named sons-in-law (step-sons) Thomas, Elisha and Walton Purnell, granddaughters Catherine and Ann Fullington (land husband left to his daughter Ann Purnell), son-in-law (step-son) Walton Purnell (land husband left to his son Benja. Purnell and his daughter Elizabeth Purnell), grandson John Fullington, grandson Thomas Fullington, grandson Wm. Fullington, Walter Purnell and Catherine his wife, Elizabeth, Catherine and Ann Fullington.2 
Will - Step Mother23 July 1753His was named in the will of his step-mother on 23 July 1753 at Worcester Co, MD. In her will Catharine Purnell, widow of Thomas Purnell, named sons-in-law (step-sons) Thomas, Elisha and Walton Purnell, granddaughters Catherine and Ann Fullington (land husband left to his daughter Ann Purnell), son-in-law (step-son) Walton Purnell (land husband left to his son Benja. Purnell and his daughter Elizabeth Purnell), grandson John Fullington, grandson Thomas Fullington, grandson Wm. Fullington, Walter Purnell and Catherine his wife, Elizabeth, Catherine and Ann Fullington.2 
Death*1787He died in 1787 at Worcester Co, MD.3 

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 5, 1720-1726, p. 136 (will of Thomas Purnall (Purnell) Sr., Somerset Co.).
  2. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 10, 1748-1753, p. 282 (will of Catharine Purnell, Worcester Co.).
  3. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.

Ann 'Nana' Purnell1,2

F, b. circa 1709, d. before 23 July 1753
FatherCapt. Thomas Purnell1 b. c 1670, d. b 2 Apr 1723
MotherElizabeth (of Jno) Hammond1 b. c 1686
Last Edited28 Apr 2019
Birth*circa 1709Ann 'Nana' Purnell was born circa 1709 at Somerset Co, (present day Worcester Co), MD.1 
Will - Father's*27 February 1720/21Ann was named in her father's will on 27 February 1720/21 at Somerset Co, (present day Worcester Co), MD. In his will Thomas Purnell Sr., wife Katherine, named sons Thomas, Mathew, Benjamin (under 18), John & his wife Eliza., Elisha (under 18) and Walton (under 18) and daughters Eliza (under 16) and Ann (under 16). Son Thos. was to have care of Benjamin & Eliza, son John was to have care of son Elisha and wife Katherine to have care of Walton and Anne. Overseers: Brother John and son Mathew.1 
Marriage*circa 1725She married (-----) Fullington circa 1725.3 
Married Namecirca 1725 As of circa 1725,her married name was Fullington. 
Death*before 23 July 1753Ann 'Nana' Purnell died before 23 July 1753 at Worcester Co, MD. She was evidently dec'd by this date as her step-mother Catharine Purnell, named grandchildren Catherine, Ann, John, Eilzabeth, Thomas and Wm. Fullington in her will instead of her.3 

Family

(-----) Fullington b. c 1700
Children 1.Catherine Fullington3 b. c 1726
 2.Ann Fullington3 b. c 1728
 3.John Fullington3 b. c 1730
 4.Elizabeth Fullington3 b. c 1732
 5.Thomas Fullington3 b. c 1734
 6.William Fullington3 b. c 1736

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 5, 1720-1726, p. 136 (will of Thomas Purnall (Purnell) Sr., Somerset Co.).
  2. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family, p. 2.
  3. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 10, 1748-1753, p. 282 (will of Catharine Purnell, Worcester Co.).

Elizabeth Purnell1

F, b. circa 1708, d. before 23 July 1753
FatherCapt. Thomas Purnell1 b. c 1670, d. b 2 Apr 1723
MotherElizabeth (of Jno) Hammond1 b. c 1686
Last Edited28 Apr 2019
Birth*circa 1708Elizabeth Purnell was born circa 1708 at Somerset Co, (present day Worcester Co), MD.1 
Will - Father's*27 February 1720/21Elizabeth was named in her father's will on 27 February 1720/21 at Somerset Co, (present day Worcester Co), MD. In his will Thomas Purnell Sr., wife Katherine, named sons Thomas, Mathew, Benjamin (under 18), John & his wife Eliza., Elisha (under 18) and Walton (under 18) and daughters Eliza (under 16) and Ann (under 16). Son Thos. was to have care of Benjamin & Eliza, son John was to have care of son Elisha and wife Katherine to have care of Walton and Anne. Overseers: Brother John and son Mathew.1 
Death*before 23 July 1753She died before 23 July 1753 at Worcester Co, MD. She was evidently dec'd by this date as her step-mother Catharine Purnell gave her son-in-law (step-son) Walton Purnell the land that her husband Thomas Purnell gave to Benja. Purnell and his daughter Elizabeth Purnell.2 

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 5, 1720-1726, p. 136 (will of Thomas Purnall (Purnell) Sr., Somerset Co.).
  2. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 10, 1748-1753, p. 282 (will of Catharine Purnell, Worcester Co.).

(-----) Fullington1

M, b. circa 1700
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1700(-----) Fullington was born circa 1700.1 
Marriage*circa 1725He married Ann 'Nana' Purnell, daughter of Capt. Thomas Purnell and Elizabeth (of Jno) Hammond, circa 1725.1 

Family

Ann 'Nana' Purnell b. c 1709, d. b 23 Jul 1753
Children 1.Catherine Fullington1 b. c 1726
 2.Ann Fullington1 b. c 1728
 3.John Fullington1 b. c 1730
 4.Elizabeth Fullington1 b. c 1732
 5.Thomas Fullington1 b. c 1734
 6.William Fullington1 b. c 1736

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 10, 1748-1753, p. 282 (will of Catharine Purnell, Worcester Co.).

Catherine Fullington1

F, b. circa 1726
Father(-----) Fullington1 b. c 1700
MotherAnn 'Nana' Purnell1 b. c 1709, d. b 23 Jul 1753
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1726Catherine Fullington was born circa 1726 at Worcester Co.1 
Will - Step-Grmoth's*23 July 1753Catherine was named in her step-grandmother's will on 23 July 1753 at Worcester Co, MD. In her will Catharine Purnell, widow of Thomas Purnell, named sons-in-law (step-sons) Thomas, Elisha and Walton Purnell, granddaughters Catherine and Ann Fullington (land husband left to his daughter Ann Purnell), son-in-law (step-son) Walton Purnell (land husband left to his son Benja. Purnell and his daughter Elizabeth Purnell), grandson John Fullington, grandson Thomas Fullington, grandson Wm. Fullington, Walter Purnell and Catherine his wife, Elizabeth, Catherine and Ann Fullington.1 

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 10, 1748-1753, p. 282 (will of Catharine Purnell, Worcester Co.).

Ann Fullington1

F, b. circa 1728
Father(-----) Fullington1 b. c 1700
MotherAnn 'Nana' Purnell1 b. c 1709, d. b 23 Jul 1753
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1728Ann Fullington was born circa 1728 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Step-Grmoth's*23 July 1753Ann was named in her step-grandmother's will on 23 July 1753 at Worcester Co, MD. In her will Catharine Purnell, widow of Thomas Purnell, named sons-in-law (step-sons) Thomas, Elisha and Walton Purnell, granddaughters Catherine and Ann Fullington (land husband left to his daughter Ann Purnell), son-in-law (step-son) Walton Purnell (land husband left to his son Benja. Purnell and his daughter Elizabeth Purnell), grandson John Fullington, grandson Thomas Fullington, grandson Wm. Fullington, Walter Purnell and Catherine his wife, Elizabeth, Catherine and Ann Fullington.1 

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 10, 1748-1753, p. 282 (will of Catharine Purnell, Worcester Co.).

John Fullington1

M, b. circa 1730
Father(-----) Fullington1 b. c 1700
MotherAnn 'Nana' Purnell1 b. c 1709, d. b 23 Jul 1753
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1730John Fullington was born circa 1730 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Step-Grmoth's*23 July 1753John was named in his step-grandmother's will on 23 July 1753 at Worcester Co, MD. In her will Catharine Purnell, widow of Thomas Purnell, named sons-in-law (step-sons) Thomas, Elisha and Walton Purnell, granddaughters Catherine and Ann Fullington (land husband left to his daughter Ann Purnell), son-in-law (step-son) Walton Purnell (land husband left to his son Benja. Purnell and his daughter Elizabeth Purnell), grandson John Fullington, grandson Thomas Fullington, grandson Wm. Fullington, Walter Purnell and Catherine his wife, Elizabeth, Catherine and Ann Fullington.1 

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 10, 1748-1753, p. 282 (will of Catharine Purnell, Worcester Co.).

Elizabeth Fullington1

F, b. circa 1732
Father(-----) Fullington1 b. c 1700
MotherAnn 'Nana' Purnell1 b. c 1709, d. b 23 Jul 1753
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1732Elizabeth Fullington was born circa 1732 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Step-Grmoth's*23 July 1753Elizabeth was named in her step-grandmother's will on 23 July 1753 at Worcester Co, MD. In her will Catharine Purnell, widow of Thomas Purnell, named sons-in-law (step-sons) Thomas, Elisha and Walton Purnell, granddaughters Catherine and Ann Fullington (land husband left to his daughter Ann Purnell), son-in-law (step-son) Walton Purnell (land husband left to his son Benja. Purnell and his daughter Elizabeth Purnell), grandson John Fullington, grandson Thomas Fullington, grandson Wm. Fullington, Walter Purnell and Catherine his wife, Elizabeth, Catherine and Ann Fullington.1 

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 10, 1748-1753, p. 282 (will of Catharine Purnell, Worcester Co.).

Thomas Fullington1

M, b. circa 1734
Father(-----) Fullington1 b. c 1700
MotherAnn 'Nana' Purnell1 b. c 1709, d. b 23 Jul 1753
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1734Thomas Fullington was born circa 1734 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Step-Grmoth's*23 July 1753Thomas was named in his step-grandmother's will on 23 July 1753 at Worcester Co, MD. In her will Catharine Purnell, widow of Thomas Purnell, named sons-in-law (step-sons) Thomas, Elisha and Walton Purnell, granddaughters Catherine and Ann Fullington (land husband left to his daughter Ann Purnell), son-in-law (step-son) Walton Purnell (land husband left to his son Benja. Purnell and his daughter Elizabeth Purnell), grandson John Fullington, grandson Thomas Fullington, grandson Wm. Fullington, Walter Purnell and Catherine his wife, Elizabeth, Catherine and Ann Fullington.1 

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 10, 1748-1753, p. 282 (will of Catharine Purnell, Worcester Co.).

William Fullington1

M, b. circa 1736
Father(-----) Fullington1 b. c 1700
MotherAnn 'Nana' Purnell1 b. c 1709, d. b 23 Jul 1753
Last Edited3 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1736William Fullington was born circa 1736 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Step-Grmoth's*23 July 1753William was named in his step-grandmother's will on 23 July 1753 at Worcester Co, MD. In her will Catharine Purnell, widow of Thomas Purnell, named sons-in-law (step-sons) Thomas, Elisha and Walton Purnell, granddaughters Catherine and Ann Fullington (land husband left to his daughter Ann Purnell), son-in-law (step-son) Walton Purnell (land husband left to his son Benja. Purnell and his daughter Elizabeth Purnell), grandson John Fullington, grandson Thomas Fullington, grandson Wm. Fullington, Walter Purnell and Catherine his wife, Elizabeth, Catherine and Ann Fullington.1 

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 10, 1748-1753, p. 282 (will of Catharine Purnell, Worcester Co.).

Azariah Purnell1

M, b. circa 1725
FatherMatthew (of Capt. Thomas) Purnell1 b. c 1700, d. b 29 May 1761
MotherMartha McClemmy1 b. c 1705
Last Edited4 May 2019
Birth*circa 1725Azariah Purnell was born circa 1725 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*8 November 1760Azariah was named in his father's will on 8 November 1760 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Mathew Purnell, wife Martha, named grandchildren Thomas, Levi & Sarah, sons of Levi (dec'd), son Azariah, son John, son Thomas, grandson Mathew, son of Thomas, after his father's deceased & if Mathew should died without issue, then to 4th son of my son Thomas, if such there be, son Elisha (under age), son Jeptha, son Benjamin, son Mathew if he returns before son William turns 18, daughters Catherine and Mary Purnell.1,2 
Will - Nephew's*9 September 1774Azariah was named in his nephew's will on 9 September 1774 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Thomas Purnell gave to son Milby (under 18) plantation now in possession of Uncle Azariah, 8 acres of branch and timber being part of this tract. To daughter Mary. Wife Rhoda Extr. Friend William Holland lands taken up in partnership with my father. Witt: Schoolfield Parker, Thomas Duncan & Delilah Brittingham.3 

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 12, 1759-1764, p. 62 (will of Mathew Purnell, wife Martha, Worcester Co.).
  2. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 11 (will of Matthew Purnell, wife Martha).
  3. [S825] Ruth Dryden, Worcester County, MD, Will Book JW4, 1769-1783, p. 31 (will of Thomas Purnell, wife Rhoda).

Jeptha Purnell1

M, b. circa 1736, d. 1768
FatherMatthew (of Capt. Thomas) Purnell1 b. c 1700, d. b 29 May 1761
MotherMartha McClemmy1 b. c 1705
Last Edited1 Oct 2018
Birth*circa 1736Jeptha Purnell was born circa 1736 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*8 November 1760Jeptha was named in his father's will on 8 November 1760 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Mathew Purnell, wife Martha, named grandchildren Thomas, Levi & Sarah, sons of Levi (dec'd), son Azariah, son John, son Thomas, grandson Mathew, son of Thomas, after his father's deceased & if Mathew should died without issue, then to 4th son of my son Thomas, if such there be, son Elisha (under age), son Jeptha, son Benjamin, son Mathew if he returns before son William turns 18, daughters Catherine and Mary Purnell.1,2 
Death*1768He died in 1768 at Worcester Co, MD.3 
Will - Brother's*7 August 1780Jeptha was named in his brother's will on 7 August 1780 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will William Purnell gave to son John 50 acres, part of tract Addition & manor plantation where I live, tract Hog Ridge (under 18). To son Rouse Purnell. Isaac Houston to take son John, Extr. To Martha Shelly(Selby?), daughter of John Purnell and to Matthew Purnell, son of Jeptha, balance of tract Addtion. To brother Matthew Purnell. To wife Mary, Extr. To brothers Elisha and Levi Purnell. Witt: Jethro Bowin, Benjamin Purnell and John Dubberle.4 

Family

Child 1.Matthew (of Jeptha) Purnell4 b. c 1762

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 12, 1759-1764, p. 62 (will of Mathew Purnell, wife Martha, Worcester Co.).
  2. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 11 (will of Matthew Purnell, wife Martha).
  3. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.
  4. [S825] Ruth Dryden, Worcester County, MD, Will Book JW4, 1769-1783, p. 53 (will of William Purnell, wife Mary).

Elisha Purnell1

M, b. circa 1740, d. before 19 September 1800
FatherMatthew (of Capt. Thomas) Purnell1 b. c 1700, d. b 29 May 1761
MotherMartha McClemmy1 b. c 1705
Last Edited1 Oct 2018
Birth*circa 1740Elisha Purnell was born circa 1740 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*8 November 1760Elisha was named in his father's will on 8 November 1760 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Mathew Purnell, wife Martha, named grandchildren Thomas, Levi & Sarah, sons of Levi (dec'd), son Azariah, son John, son Thomas, grandson Mathew, son of Thomas, after his father's deceased & if Mathew should died without issue, then to 4th son of my son Thomas, if such there be, son Elisha (under age), son Jeptha, son Benjamin, son Mathew if he returns before son William turns 18, daughters Catherine and Mary Purnell.1,2 
Will - Brother's*19 April 1772Elisha was named in his brother's will on 19 April 1772 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Thomas Purnell, wife Elizabeth, named son Matthew (no issue yet), son Thomas, brother Elisha Purnell, Thomas Purnell (my brother Ley's son), sons Isaac, Zadock, Peter, Thomas, daughter Saray Marshall Purnell, sons Robert & James, Thomas Purnell (son of Thos) to take my son Thomas until he is of age, son Walter (Walton) (under age). (NOTE: Walton was not named in the will of 19 Apr 1772, but named in the Codicil of 15 Mar 1773.)3,4 
Will - Brother's7 August 1780Elisha was named in his brother's will on 7 August 1780 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will William Purnell gave to son John 50 acres, part of tract Addition & manor plantation where I live, tract Hog Ridge (under 18). To son Rouse Purnell. Isaac Houston to take son John, Extr. To Martha Shelly(Selby?), daughter of John Purnell and to Matthew Purnell, son of Jeptha, balance of tract Addtion. To brother Matthew Purnell. To wife Mary, Extr. To brothers Elisha and Levi Purnell. Witt: Jethro Bowin, Benjamin Purnell and John Dubberle.5 
Will - Nephew's*16 June 1791Elisha was named in his nephew's will on 16 June 1791 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Matthew Purnell, wife Mary, named sons Levi, Moses, sister Sarah Marshall Townsend, mother ____, daughters Charlotty Purnell, Elizabeth Marshall Purnell, wife's brother James Houston & uncle Elisha Purnell.6 
Death*before 19 September 1800He died before 19 September 1800 at Worcester Co, MD.7 

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 12, 1759-1764, p. 62 (will of Mathew Purnell, wife Martha, Worcester Co.).
  2. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 11 (will of Matthew Purnell, wife Martha).
  3. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 15, 1772-1774, p. 63-64 (will of Thomas Purnell, wife Elizabeth, Worcester Co.).
  4. [S825] Ruth Dryden, Worcester County, MD, Will Book JW4, 1769-1783, p. 23 (will of Thomas Purnell, wife Elizabeth).
  5. [S825] Ruth Dryden, Worcester County, MD, Will Book JW4, 1769-1783, p. 53 (will of William Purnell, wife Mary).
  6. [S2148] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book JW, 1790-1799, p. 4 (will of Matthew Purnell, wife Mary).
  7. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.

Catherine Purnell1

F, b. circa 1746
FatherMatthew (of Capt. Thomas) Purnell1 b. c 1700, d. b 29 May 1761
MotherMartha McClemmy1 b. c 1705
Last Edited15 Nov 2017
Birth*circa 1746Catherine Purnell was born circa 1746 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*8 November 1760Catherine was named in her father's will on 8 November 1760 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Mathew Purnell, wife Martha, named grandchildren Thomas, Levi & Sarah, sons of Levi (dec'd), son Azariah, son John, son Thomas, grandson Mathew, son of Thomas, after his father's deceased & if Mathew should died without issue, then to 4th son of my son Thomas, if such there be, son Elisha (under age), son Jeptha, son Benjamin, son Mathew if he returns before son William turns 18, daughters Catherine and Mary Purnell.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 12, 1759-1764, p. 62 (will of Mathew Purnell, wife Martha, Worcester Co.).
  2. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 11 (will of Matthew Purnell, wife Martha).

Mary 'Molly' Purnell1,2

F, b. circa 1748
FatherMatthew (of Capt. Thomas) Purnell1 b. c 1700, d. b 29 May 1761
MotherMartha McClemmy1 b. c 1705
Last Edited15 Nov 2017
Birth*circa 1748Mary 'Molly' Purnell was born circa 1748 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*8 November 1760Mary was named in her father's will on 8 November 1760 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Mathew Purnell, wife Martha, named grandchildren Thomas, Levi & Sarah, sons of Levi (dec'd), son Azariah, son John, son Thomas, grandson Mathew, son of Thomas, after his father's deceased & if Mathew should died without issue, then to 4th son of my son Thomas, if such there be, son Elisha (under age), son Jeptha, son Benjamin, son Mathew if he returns before son William turns 18, daughters Catherine and Mary Purnell.3 
Marriage*circa 1775She married John Sturgis IV, son of John Sturgis III and Elliner Johnson, circa 1775. 
Married Namecirca 1775 As of circa 1775,her married name was Sturgis. 
Will - Husb's*9 February 1794Mary was named in her husband's will on 9 February 1794 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will John Sturgis gave wife Molly 2/3 of tract Rochester and named her Extr. To youngest daughters Nelly & Polly. To son Zadock, debts against brother Joshua Sturgis, and land. He to pay costs against estate for purchase of lot of Mr. Hyland of Somerset Co and named him Extr. To son John, balance of tract Rochester. To daughter Nancy Richardson. Witt: Jessee Mumford, Jessee Huse & John Bishop.2 

Family

John Sturgis IV b. c 1735, d. b 27 Jun 1797
Children 1.John Sturgis V+4 b. a 1776
 2.Eleanor 'Nelly' (of John IV) Sturgis+5 b. c 1785, d. a 1850
 3.Polly (of John IV) Sturgis6 b. c 1787

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 12, 1759-1764, p. 62 (will of Mathew Purnell, wife Martha, Worcester Co.).
  2. [S2148] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book JW, 1790-1799, p. 32 (will of John Sturgis, wife Molly).
  3. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 11 (will of Matthew Purnell, wife Martha).
  4. [S2772] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., The Sturgis family was researched and compiled by Vernon L. Skinner, Jr. Initial information comes from Floyd L. Otter, Origins of the Sturgis Family in Virginia & Maryland, Ash Tree Echo, Jan. 1979, Vol. XIV, Issue 1, p. 38-43. This was augmented and updated with input from Gerald Collins, Frank Courtney, Kay Davis, Linda Harrison, and Judy Stell, as well as published abstracts (many within the last 10 years) of various records of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia: probate, deeds, tax lists, patriot information, etc., p. 17-18 (#122 John Sturgis V).
  5. [S2772] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., The Sturgis family was researched and compiled by Vernon L. Skinner, Jr. Initial information comes from Floyd L. Otter, Origins of the Sturgis Family in Virginia & Maryland, Ash Tree Echo, Jan. 1979, Vol. XIV, Issue 1, p. 38-43. This was augmented and updated with input from Gerald Collins, Frank Courtney, Kay Davis, Linda Harrison, and Judy Stell, as well as published abstracts (many within the last 10 years) of various records of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia: probate, deeds, tax lists, patriot information, etc., p. 18 (#123 Eleanor 'Nelly' Sturgis).
  6. [S2772] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., The Sturgis family was researched and compiled by Vernon L. Skinner, Jr. Initial information comes from Floyd L. Otter, Origins of the Sturgis Family in Virginia & Maryland, Ash Tree Echo, Jan. 1979, Vol. XIV, Issue 1, p. 38-43. This was augmented and updated with input from Gerald Collins, Frank Courtney, Kay Davis, Linda Harrison, and Judy Stell, as well as published abstracts (many within the last 10 years) of various records of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia: probate, deeds, tax lists, patriot information, etc., p. 12 (#121 Polly Sturgis).

Capt. John Purnell1

M, b. circa 1727, d. 1778
FatherMatthew (of Capt. Thomas) Purnell2 b. c 1700, d. b 29 May 1761
MotherMartha McClemmy2 b. c 1705
Last Edited1 Oct 2018
Birth*circa 1727Capt. John Purnell was born circa 1727 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Will - Father's*8 November 1760John was named in his father's will on 8 November 1760 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Mathew Purnell, wife Martha, named grandchildren Thomas, Levi & Sarah, sons of Levi (dec'd), son Azariah, son John, son Thomas, grandson Mathew, son of Thomas, after his father's deceased & if Mathew should died without issue, then to 4th son of my son Thomas, if such there be, son Elisha (under age), son Jeptha, son Benjamin, son Mathew if he returns before son William turns 18, daughters Catherine and Mary Purnell.2,3 
Death*1778He died in 1778 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Will - Brother's*7 August 1780John was named in his brother's will on 7 August 1780 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will William Purnell gave to son John 50 acres, part of tract Addition & manor plantation where I live, tract Hog Ridge (under 18). To son Rouse Purnell. Isaac Houston to take son John, Extr. To Martha Shelly(Selby?), daughter of John Purnell and to Matthew Purnell, son of Jeptha, balance of tract Addtion. To brother Matthew Purnell. To wife Mary, Extr. To brothers Elisha and Levi Purnell. Witt: Jethro Bowin, Benjamin Purnell and John Dubberle.4 

Family

Child 1.Martha Shelly Purnell4 b. c 1760

Citations

  1. [S2468] Melanie Ayres Merryweather, The Purnell Family.
  2. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 12, 1759-1764, p. 62 (will of Mathew Purnell, wife Martha, Worcester Co.).
  3. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 11 (will of Matthew Purnell, wife Martha).
  4. [S825] Ruth Dryden, Worcester County, MD, Will Book JW4, 1769-1783, p. 53 (will of William Purnell, wife Mary).

John Sturgis IV1,2

M, b. circa 1735, d. before 27 June 1797
FatherJohn Sturgis III2 b. c 1693, d. b 8 Nov 1758
MotherElliner Johnson2 b. c 1708
Last Edited15 Nov 2017
Birth*circa 1735John Sturgis IV was born circa 1735 at Worcester Co, MD. 
Marriage*circa 1755He married (-----) (-----) circa 1755.2 
Marriage*circa 1775John Sturgis IV married Mary 'Molly' Purnell, daughter of Matthew (of Capt. Thomas) Purnell and Martha McClemmy, circa 1775. 
Will*9 February 1794John made a will on 9 February 1794 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will John Sturgis gave wife Molly 2/3 of tract Rochester and named her Extr. To youngest daughters Nelly & Polly. To son Zadock, debts against brother Joshua Sturgis, and land. He to pay costs against estate for purchase of lot of Mr. Hyland of Somerset Co and named him Extr. To son John, balance of tract Rochester. To daughter Nancy Richardson. Witt: Jessee Mumford, Jessee Huse & John Bishop.3 
Death*before 27 June 1797He died before 27 June 1797 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was proved.3 

Family 1

(-----) (-----) b. c 1735
Children 1.Littleton (of John IV) Sturgis4 b. c 1755, d. b 1783
 2.Zadock (of John IV) Sturgis+4 b. c 1757, d. b 21 Aug 1835
 3.Nancy (of John IV) Sturgis2 b. c 1762

Family 2

Mary 'Molly' Purnell b. c 1748
Children 1.John Sturgis V+5 b. a 1776
 2.Eleanor 'Nelly' (of John IV) Sturgis+6 b. c 1785, d. a 1850
 3.Polly (of John IV) Sturgis7 b. c 1787

Citations

  1. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.
  2. [S2772] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., The Sturgis family was researched and compiled by Vernon L. Skinner, Jr. Initial information comes from Floyd L. Otter, Origins of the Sturgis Family in Virginia & Maryland, Ash Tree Echo, Jan. 1979, Vol. XIV, Issue 1, p. 38-43. This was augmented and updated with input from Gerald Collins, Frank Courtney, Kay Davis, Linda Harrison, and Judy Stell, as well as published abstracts (many within the last 10 years) of various records of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia: probate, deeds, tax lists, patriot information, etc., p. 11 (#51 John Sturgis VI).
  3. [S2148] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book JW, 1790-1799, p. 32 (will of John Sturgis, wife Molly).
  4. [S2772] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., The Sturgis family was researched and compiled by Vernon L. Skinner, Jr. Initial information comes from Floyd L. Otter, Origins of the Sturgis Family in Virginia & Maryland, Ash Tree Echo, Jan. 1979, Vol. XIV, Issue 1, p. 38-43. This was augmented and updated with input from Gerald Collins, Frank Courtney, Kay Davis, Linda Harrison, and Judy Stell, as well as published abstracts (many within the last 10 years) of various records of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia: probate, deeds, tax lists, patriot information, etc., p. 12 (#51 John Sturgis IV).
  5. [S2772] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., The Sturgis family was researched and compiled by Vernon L. Skinner, Jr. Initial information comes from Floyd L. Otter, Origins of the Sturgis Family in Virginia & Maryland, Ash Tree Echo, Jan. 1979, Vol. XIV, Issue 1, p. 38-43. This was augmented and updated with input from Gerald Collins, Frank Courtney, Kay Davis, Linda Harrison, and Judy Stell, as well as published abstracts (many within the last 10 years) of various records of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia: probate, deeds, tax lists, patriot information, etc., p. 17-18 (#122 John Sturgis V).
  6. [S2772] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., The Sturgis family was researched and compiled by Vernon L. Skinner, Jr. Initial information comes from Floyd L. Otter, Origins of the Sturgis Family in Virginia & Maryland, Ash Tree Echo, Jan. 1979, Vol. XIV, Issue 1, p. 38-43. This was augmented and updated with input from Gerald Collins, Frank Courtney, Kay Davis, Linda Harrison, and Judy Stell, as well as published abstracts (many within the last 10 years) of various records of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia: probate, deeds, tax lists, patriot information, etc., p. 18 (#123 Eleanor 'Nelly' Sturgis).
  7. [S2772] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., The Sturgis family was researched and compiled by Vernon L. Skinner, Jr. Initial information comes from Floyd L. Otter, Origins of the Sturgis Family in Virginia & Maryland, Ash Tree Echo, Jan. 1979, Vol. XIV, Issue 1, p. 38-43. This was augmented and updated with input from Gerald Collins, Frank Courtney, Kay Davis, Linda Harrison, and Judy Stell, as well as published abstracts (many within the last 10 years) of various records of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia: probate, deeds, tax lists, patriot information, etc., p. 12 (#121 Polly Sturgis).

Sarah (of Levi) Purnell1

F, b. circa 1748
FatherLevi Purnell1 b. c 1723, d. b 6 Nov 1751
MotherMary (of Thos of Thos) Dixon1 b. c 1725
Last Edited4 May 2019
Birth*circa 1748Sarah (of Levi) Purnell was born circa 1748 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Grmoth's*5 February 1750/51Sarah was named in her grandmother's will on 5 February 1750/51 at Somerset Co, MD. In her will Sarah Dixon gave to daughter Sarah and son Isaac, slaves. To son Isaac £10 paying to Elizabeth Turpin, Mary Purnell and Thomas Dixon. To daughter Sarah all my tea furniture. To son Isaac furniture. To son Thomas cattle. To granddaughter Sarah Purnell. To Sarah Purnell, daughter of Levi, one slave and 1/5 part of my clothing, remainder to Sarah Dixon. Slaves to be divided between Thomas, Isaac and Sarah Dixon. Desires her daughter Sarah and her estate to be in care of William Turpin until Isaac Dixon marries. Witt: Thomas Williams, Ambrose Dixon and Risdon Dixon.2 
Will - Grfath's*8 November 1760Sarah was named in her grandfather's will on 8 November 1760 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Mathew Purnell, wife Martha, named grandchildren Thomas, Levi & Sarah, sons of Levi (dec'd), son Azariah, son John, son Thomas, grandson Mathew, son of Thomas, after his father's deceased & if Mathew should died without issue, then to 4th son of my son Thomas, if such there be, son Elisha (under age), son Jeptha, son Benjamin, son Mathew if he returns before son William turns 18, daughters Catherine and Mary Purnell.3,1 

Citations

  1. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 11 (will of Matthew Purnell, wife Martha).
  2. [S2152] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book 1750-1772, p. 1 (will of Sarh Dixon).
  3. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 12, 1759-1764, p. 62 (will of Mathew Purnell, wife Martha, Worcester Co.).

Thomas (of Thos) Purnell1

M, b. circa 1758, d. 1784
FatherThomas Purnell1 b. c 1729, d. b 25 Jun 1773
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' Marshall1 b. c 1734, d. Dec 1796
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited4 May 2019
Birth*circa 1758Thomas (of Thos) Purnell was born circa 1758 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*19 April 1772Thomas was named in his father's will on 19 April 1772 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Thomas Purnell, wife Elizabeth, named son Matthew (no issue yet), son Thomas, brother Elisha Purnell, Thomas Purnell (my brother Ley's son), sons Isaac, Zadock, Peter, Thomas, daughter Saray Marshall Purnell, sons Robert & James, Thomas Purnell (son of Thos) to take my son Thomas until he is of age, son Walter (Walton) (under age). (NOTE: Walton was not named in the will of 19 Apr 1772, but named in the Codicil of 15 Mar 1773.)1 
Death*1784He died in 1784.2 

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 15, 1772-1774, p. 63-64 (will of Thomas Purnell, wife Elizabeth, Worcester Co.).
  2. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.

Isaac Marshall Purnell1

M, b. circa 1760
FatherThomas Purnell2 b. c 1729, d. b 25 Jun 1773
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' Marshall2 b. c 1734, d. Dec 1796
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited4 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1760Isaac Marshall Purnell was born circa 1760 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Will - Father's*19 April 1772Isaac was named in his father's will on 19 April 1772 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Thomas Purnell, wife Elizabeth, named son Matthew (no issue yet), son Thomas, brother Elisha Purnell, Thomas Purnell (my brother Ley's son), sons Isaac, Zadock, Peter, Thomas, daughter Saray Marshall Purnell, sons Robert & James, Thomas Purnell (son of Thos) to take my son Thomas until he is of age, son Walter (Walton) (under age). (NOTE: Walton was not named in the will of 19 Apr 1772, but named in the Codicil of 15 Mar 1773.)2 
Marriage*circa 1785He married Hester 'Hesse' Fihser circa 1785.1 

Family

Hester 'Hesse' Fihser b. 13 Jan 1765, d. 16 Dec 1855

Citations

  1. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.
  2. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 15, 1772-1774, p. 63-64 (will of Thomas Purnell, wife Elizabeth, Worcester Co.).

Zadoc Purnell1

M, b. circa 1762, d. 1798
FatherThomas Purnell1 b. c 1729, d. b 25 Jun 1773
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' Marshall1 b. c 1734, d. Dec 1796
ChartsDescendants of Henrie Carsley (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited17 Jun 2015
Birth*circa 1762Zadoc Purnell was born circa 1762 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*19 April 1772Zadoc was named in his father's will on 19 April 1772 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Thomas Purnell, wife Elizabeth, named son Matthew (no issue yet), son Thomas, brother Elisha Purnell, Thomas Purnell (my brother Ley's son), sons Isaac, Zadock, Peter, Thomas, daughter Saray Marshall Purnell, sons Robert & James, Thomas Purnell (son of Thos) to take my son Thomas until he is of age, son Walter (Walton) (under age). (NOTE: Walton was not named in the will of 19 Apr 1772, but named in the Codicil of 15 Mar 1773.)1 
Marriage*circa 1785He married Ann Selby, daughter of Parker (of Parker of Daniel) Selby and Glepora (205) 'Zlyperry' Trehern, circa 1785.2 
Death*1798Zadoc Purnell died in 1798.3 

Family

Ann Selby b. c 1762
Child 1.Milby Selby (of Zadoc) Purnell2 b. c 1785

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 15, 1772-1774, p. 63-64 (will of Thomas Purnell, wife Elizabeth, Worcester Co.).
  2. [S2518] 16 June 2015 Rob Hall, Descendants of Daniel Selby I.
  3. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.

Peter Purnell1

M, b. circa 1764, d. circa 1789
FatherThomas Purnell1 b. c 1729, d. b 25 Jun 1773
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' Marshall1 b. c 1734, d. Dec 1796
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited4 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1764Peter Purnell was born circa 1764 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*19 April 1772Peter was named in his father's will on 19 April 1772 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Thomas Purnell, wife Elizabeth, named son Matthew (no issue yet), son Thomas, brother Elisha Purnell, Thomas Purnell (my brother Ley's son), sons Isaac, Zadock, Peter, Thomas, daughter Saray Marshall Purnell, sons Robert & James, Thomas Purnell (son of Thos) to take my son Thomas until he is of age, son Walter (Walton) (under age). (NOTE: Walton was not named in the will of 19 Apr 1772, but named in the Codicil of 15 Mar 1773.)1 
Death*circa 1789He died circa 1789 at Worcester Co, MD.2 

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 15, 1772-1774, p. 63-64 (will of Thomas Purnell, wife Elizabeth, Worcester Co.).
  2. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.

Sarah 'Sary' Marshall Purnell1

F, b. circa 1766
FatherThomas Purnell1 b. c 1729, d. b 25 Jun 1773
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' Marshall1 b. c 1734, d. Dec 1796
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited4 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1766Sarah 'Sary' Marshall Purnell was born circa 1766 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*19 April 1772Sarah was named in her father's will on 19 April 1772 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Thomas Purnell, wife Elizabeth, named son Matthew (no issue yet), son Thomas, brother Elisha Purnell, Thomas Purnell (my brother Ley's son), sons Isaac, Zadock, Peter, Thomas, daughter Saray Marshall Purnell, sons Robert & James, Thomas Purnell (son of Thos) to take my son Thomas until he is of age, son Walter (Walton) (under age). (NOTE: Walton was not named in the will of 19 Apr 1772, but named in the Codicil of 15 Mar 1773.)2 
Marriage*circa 1785She married (-----) Townsend circa 1785.3 
Married Namecirca 1785 As of circa 1785,her married name was Townsend. 
Will - Brother's*16 June 1791Sarah was named in her brother's will on 16 June 1791 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Matthew Purnell, wife Mary, named sons Levi, Moses, sister Sarah Marshall Townsend, mother ____, daughters Charlotty Purnell, Elizabeth Marshall Purnell, wife's brother James Houston & uncle Elisha Purnell.3 

Family

(-----) Townsend b. c 1765

Citations

  1. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.
  2. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 15, 1772-1774, p. 63-64 (will of Thomas Purnell, wife Elizabeth, Worcester Co.).
  3. [S2148] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book JW, 1790-1799, p. 4 (will of Matthew Purnell, wife Mary).

Robert Purnell1

M, b. circa 1768, d. before 13 December 1808
FatherThomas Purnell1 b. c 1729, d. b 25 Jun 1773
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' Marshall1 b. c 1734, d. Dec 1796
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited4 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1768Robert Purnell was born circa 1768 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*19 April 1772Robert was named in his father's will on 19 April 1772 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Thomas Purnell, wife Elizabeth, named son Matthew (no issue yet), son Thomas, brother Elisha Purnell, Thomas Purnell (my brother Ley's son), sons Isaac, Zadock, Peter, Thomas, daughter Saray Marshall Purnell, sons Robert & James, Thomas Purnell (son of Thos) to take my son Thomas until he is of age, son Walter (Walton) (under age). (NOTE: Walton was not named in the will of 19 Apr 1772, but named in the Codicil of 15 Mar 1773.)1 
Death*before 13 December 1808He died before 13 December 1808 at Worcester Co, MD.2 

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 15, 1772-1774, p. 63-64 (will of Thomas Purnell, wife Elizabeth, Worcester Co.).
  2. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.

James Purnell1

M, b. circa 1770
FatherThomas Purnell1 b. c 1729, d. b 25 Jun 1773
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' Marshall1 b. c 1734, d. Dec 1796
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited4 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1770James Purnell was born circa 1770 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*19 April 1772James was named in his father's will on 19 April 1772 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Thomas Purnell, wife Elizabeth, named son Matthew (no issue yet), son Thomas, brother Elisha Purnell, Thomas Purnell (my brother Ley's son), sons Isaac, Zadock, Peter, Thomas, daughter Saray Marshall Purnell, sons Robert & James, Thomas Purnell (son of Thos) to take my son Thomas until he is of age, son Walter (Walton) (under age). (NOTE: Walton was not named in the will of 19 Apr 1772, but named in the Codicil of 15 Mar 1773.)1 

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 15, 1772-1774, p. 63-64 (will of Thomas Purnell, wife Elizabeth, Worcester Co.).

Hester 'Hesse' Fihser1

F, b. 13 January 1765, d. 16 December 1855
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited4 Jan 2015
Birth*13 January 1765Hester 'Hesse' Fihser was born on 13 January 1765 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1785She married Isaac Marshall Purnell, son of Thomas Purnell and Elizabeth 'Betty' Marshall, circa 1785.1 
Married Namecirca 1785 As of circa 1785,her married name was Purnell. 
Death*16 December 1855Hester 'Hesse' Fihser died on 16 December 1855 at Worcester Co, MD, at age 90.1 
Burial*Hester was buried at All Hallows Cemetery, Worcester Co, MD.1 

Family

Isaac Marshall Purnell b. c 1760

Citations

  1. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.

Nancy Brittingham1

F, b. circa 1755
FatherSolomon Brittingham1 b. c 1720
MotherMary Ennis1 b. c 1725
Last Edited4 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1755Nancy Brittingham was born circa 1755 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1775She married Joshua Townsend, son of Jeremiah Townsend III and Sarah 'Sally' White, circa 1775 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1775 As of circa 1775,her married name was Townsend. 

Family

Joshua Townsend b. c 1744

Citations

  1. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 254 (Jeremiah Townsend Family).

Levi Purnell1

M, b. circa 1780
FatherCapt. Matthew (of Thos of Matthew) Purnell1 b. c 1755, d. b 23 Aug 1791
MotherMary Houston1 b. c 1759, d. b 20 Dec 1822
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited4 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1780Levi Purnell was born circa 1780 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*16 June 1791Levi was named in his father's will on 16 June 1791 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Matthew Purnell, wife Mary, named sons Levi, Moses, sister Sarah Marshall Townsend, mother ____, daughters Charlotty Purnell, Elizabeth Marshall Purnell, wife's brother James Houston & uncle Elisha Purnell.1 

Citations

  1. [S2148] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book JW, 1790-1799, p. 4 (will of Matthew Purnell, wife Mary).

(-----) Townsend1

M, b. circa 1765
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited4 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1765(-----) Townsend was born circa 1765 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1785He married Sarah 'Sary' Marshall Purnell, daughter of Thomas Purnell and Elizabeth 'Betty' Marshall, circa 1785.1 

Citations

  1. [S2148] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book JW, 1790-1799, p. 4 (will of Matthew Purnell, wife Mary).

Charlotte Purnell1

F, b. circa 1782
FatherCapt. Matthew (of Thos of Matthew) Purnell1 b. c 1755, d. b 23 Aug 1791
MotherMary Houston1 b. c 1759, d. b 20 Dec 1822
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited4 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1782Charlotte Purnell was born circa 1782 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*16 June 1791Charlotte was named in her father's will on 16 June 1791 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Matthew Purnell, wife Mary, named sons Levi, Moses, sister Sarah Marshall Townsend, mother ____, daughters Charlotty Purnell, Elizabeth Marshall Purnell, wife's brother James Houston & uncle Elisha Purnell.1 
Marriage*23 March 1809She married Lemuel Henderson, son of James Henderson and Rhoda Marshall, on 23 March 1809 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Lemuel Henderson and Charlotty Purnell.2 
Married Name23 March 1809 As of 23 March 1809,her married name was Henderson. 
Will - Mother's*8 June 1822Charlotte was named in her mother's will on 8 June 1822 at Worcester Co, MD. In her will Mary Townsend named daughter Elizabeth Marshall Purnell, son Moses Purnell, daughter Charlotte Henderson, granddaughters Mary James Henderson, Mary Houston Bowen, daughter of Parker Bowen, and grandson Hendy Bowen, son of Parker.3 
Will - Sister's*25 March 1829Charlotte was named in her sister's will on 25 March 1829 at Worcester Co, MD. In her will Elizabeth M. Purnell named Charlotte Purnell Henderson, Mary Jane Rozell Purnell, brother Moses Purnell.4 

Family

Lemuel Henderson b. 25 Oct 1786, d. b 26 Aug 1822
Child 1.Mary James Henderson3 b. c 1810

Citations

  1. [S2148] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book JW, 1790-1799, p. 4 (will of Matthew Purnell, wife Mary).
  2. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  3. [S2151] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book MH-2, 1813-1822, p. 42 (will of Mary Townsend).
  4. [S2207] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book MH, 1822-1833, p. 33 (will of Elizabeth M. Purnell).

Elizabeth Marshall Purnell1

F, b. circa 1784, d. before 26 February 1830
FatherCapt. Matthew (of Thos of Matthew) Purnell1 b. c 1755, d. b 23 Aug 1791
MotherMary Houston1 b. c 1759, d. b 20 Dec 1822
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited4 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1784Elizabeth Marshall Purnell was born circa 1784 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*16 June 1791Elizabeth was named in her father's will on 16 June 1791 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Matthew Purnell, wife Mary, named sons Levi, Moses, sister Sarah Marshall Townsend, mother ____, daughters Charlotty Purnell, Elizabeth Marshall Purnell, wife's brother James Houston & uncle Elisha Purnell.1 
Will - Mother's*8 June 1822Elizabeth was named in her mother's will on 8 June 1822 at Worcester Co, MD. In her will Mary Townsend named daughter Elizabeth Marshall Purnell, son Moses Purnell, daughter Charlotte Henderson, granddaughters Mary James Henderson, Mary Houston Bowen, daughter of Parker Bowen, and grandson Hendy Bowen, son of Parker.2 
Will*25 March 1829Elizabeth made a will on 25 March 1829 at Worcester Co, MD. To Charlotte Purnell Henderson. To Mary Jane Rozell Purnell. Brother Moses Purnell Extr. Witt: Isaac Holland and Robert Givan.3 
Death*before 26 February 1830She died before 26 February 1830 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that her will was proved.3 

Citations

  1. [S2148] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book JW, 1790-1799, p. 4 (will of Matthew Purnell, wife Mary).
  2. [S2151] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book MH-2, 1813-1822, p. 42 (will of Mary Townsend).
  3. [S2207] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book MH, 1822-1833, p. 33 (will of Elizabeth M. Purnell).

James (of John) Houston1

M, b. circa 1710, d. before 3 March 1772
FatherJohn Houston1 b. 1 Feb 1667/68
Last Edited4 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1710James (of John) Houston was born circa 1710 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1730He married Mary Newbold, daughter of Thomas Newbold I and Jane (-----), circa 1730 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will*26 October 1770James made a will on 26 October 1770 at Worcester Co, MD. To son John tract Chestnut Ridge then to his wife Mary and then to his son (my grandson) Levi Houston. To son Jehu tracts Scotts Lott & Langston. To wife Mary, Extr. To son James. To daughter Caty. Witt: Isaac Layfield, Thomas Brittingham and Littleton Long.2 
Death*before 3 March 1772He died before 3 March 1772 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was proved.1,2 

Family

Mary Newbold b. c 1700

Citations

  1. [S726] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland Vol 10, p. 101 (Robert Houston Family).
  2. [S825] Ruth Dryden, Worcester County, MD, Will Book JW4, 1769-1783, p. 14 (will of James Houston, wife Mary).

Mary Newbold1

F, b. circa 1700
FatherThomas Newbold I1 b. c 1650, d. b 5 Jun 1713
MotherJane (-----)1 b. c 1670
Last Edited4 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1700Mary Newbold was born circa 1700 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1730She married James (of John) Houston, son of John Houston, circa 1730 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1730 As of circa 1730,her married name was Houston. 

Family

James (of John) Houston b. c 1710, d. b 3 Mar 1772

Citations

  1. [S726] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland Vol 10, p. 101 (Robert Houston Family).

Parker Bowen1

M, b. circa 1795
Last Edited9 Aug 2018
Birth*circa 1795Parker Bowen was born circa 1795 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*19 November 1817He married Sally P. Townsend, daughter of Robert Townsend and Mary Houston, on 19 November 1817 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as parker Bowen and Sally Townsend.1 
Will - Mother-in-law*8 June 1822Parker was named in his mother-in-law's will on 8 June 1822 at Worcester Co, MD. In her will Mary Townsend named daughter Elizabeth Marshall Purnell, son Moses Purnell, daughter Charlotte Henderson, granddaughters Mary James Henderson, Mary Houston Bowen, daughter of Parker Bowen, and grandson Hendy Bowen, son of Parker.2 

Family

Sally P. Townsend b. c 1796, d. b 8 Jun 1822
Children 1.Mary Houston Bowen2 b. c 1818
 2.Handy Bowen2 b. c 1820
 3.Susan Amanda Bowen+3 b. 1 Feb 1833, d. 1902

Citations

  1. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  2. [S2151] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book MH-2, 1813-1822, p. 42 (will of Mary Townsend).
  3. [S2848] Miriam Riggs, Ancestors of Reed Mapp Ennis.

Handy Bowen1

M, b. circa 1820
FatherParker Bowen1 b. c 1795
MotherSally P. Townsend1 b. c 1796, d. b 8 Jun 1822
Last Edited4 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1820Handy Bowen was born circa 1820 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Grmoth's*8 June 1822Handy was named in his grandmother's will on 8 June 1822 at Worcester Co, MD. In her will Mary Townsend named daughter Elizabeth Marshall Purnell, son Moses Purnell, daughter Charlotte Henderson, granddaughters Mary James Henderson, Mary Houston Bowen, daughter of Parker Bowen, and grandson Hendy Bowen, son of Parker.1 

Citations

  1. [S2151] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book MH-2, 1813-1822, p. 42 (will of Mary Townsend).

Mary Houston Bowen1

F, b. circa 1818
FatherParker Bowen1 b. c 1795
MotherSally P. Townsend1 b. c 1796, d. b 8 Jun 1822
Last Edited4 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1818Mary Houston Bowen was born circa 1818 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Grmoth's*8 June 1822Mary was named in her grandmother's will on 8 June 1822 at Worcester Co, MD. In her will Mary Townsend named daughter Elizabeth Marshall Purnell, son Moses Purnell, daughter Charlotte Henderson, granddaughters Mary James Henderson, Mary Houston Bowen, daughter of Parker Bowen, and grandson Hendy Bowen, son of Parker.1 

Citations

  1. [S2151] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book MH-2, 1813-1822, p. 42 (will of Mary Townsend).

Mary James Henderson1

F, b. circa 1810
FatherLemuel Henderson1 b. 25 Oct 1786, d. b 26 Aug 1822
MotherCharlotte Purnell1 b. c 1782
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited4 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1810Mary James Henderson was born circa 1810 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Grmoth's*8 June 1822Mary was named in her grandmother's will on 8 June 1822 at Worcester Co, MD. In her will Mary Townsend named daughter Elizabeth Marshall Purnell, son Moses Purnell, daughter Charlotte Henderson, granddaughters Mary James Henderson, Mary Houston Bowen, daughter of Parker Bowen, and grandson Hendy Bowen, son of Parker.1 

Citations

  1. [S2151] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book MH-2, 1813-1822, p. 42 (will of Mary Townsend).

William Lane (Quaker)1

M, b. circa 1725
Last Edited4 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1725William Lane (Quaker) was born circa 1725 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*1762He married Mary (of Thos of Thos) Dixon, daughter of Thomas (of Thos) Dixon and Sarah Beauchamp, in 1762 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Family

Mary (of Thos of Thos) Dixon b. c 1725

Citations

  1. [S726] Vernon L. Skinner Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland Vol 10, p. 103 (Robert Houston Family).

Dr. John Selby (of Geo & Rose) Martin1

M, b. 6 October 1782, d. 12 June 1844
FatherGeorge (of Thos) Martin2,3 b. 3 Jun 1759, d. 4 Apr 1791
MotherRosanna 'Rose' Luker2 b. 3 Apr 1762, d. 27 Dec 1798
ChartsDescendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited16 May 2016
Birth*6 October 1782Dr. John Selby (of Geo & Rose) Martin was born on 6 October 1782 at Worcester Co, MD.4,1 
Marriage*13 March 1805He married Rebecca Grace Duffield, daughter of Dr. Benjamin Duffield and Rebecca Grace Potts, on 13 March 1805 at Philadelphia, PA.1 
Death*12 June 1844Dr. John Selby (of Geo & Rose) Martin died on 12 June 1844 at age 61.4,1 
Burial*John was buried at Snow Hill, Worcester Co, MD.1 

Family

Rebecca Grace Duffield b. 7 Sep 1786, d. 21 Nov 1843
Children 1.John Church Martin1 b. 11 Mar 1806
 2.Rosanna 'Rosina' Catherine Martin1 b. 20 Dec 1807, d. 11 May 1808
 3.Henry Neill Martin1 b. 25 Jul 1809, d. 4 Oct 1844
 4.Rebecca Potts Martin1 b. 4 Dec 1811, d. 24 Nov 1846
 5.Rosanna Catherine Martin1 b. 13 Aug 1814, d. 21 Jan 1817
 6.George Martin1 b. 21 Oct 1816, d. 11 Oct 1844
 7.Sarah 'Sally' Selby Martin+1 b. 14 Apr 1819, d. 14 Oct 1853
 8.Martha Duffield Martin1 b. 1821, d. 1823
 9.Edward Duffield Martin I+1 b. 25 Mar 1823, d. 14 Aug 1856
 10.Margaret Neill Martin+4 b. 5 Sep 1825, d. 5 Sep 1895
 11.Thomas Edgar Martin1 b. 8 Oct 1827, d. 28 Jul 1870
 12.Mary King Martin+1 b. 12 Mar 1831, d. 1882

Citations

  1. [S2623] Virginia 'Ginny' Custis Winslett, to M.K. Miles.
  2. [S2622] 4 May 2016 Rob Hall, Descendants of Mary Downes.
  3. [S2625] Neill, John Neill of Lewes, Del, 1739, p. 96.
  4. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.

Rebecca Grace Duffield1

F, b. 7 September 1786, d. 21 November 1843
FatherDr. Benjamin Duffield1 b. 3 Nov 1753, d. Dec 1799
MotherRebecca Grace Potts1 b. c 1755, d. 4 Feb 1797
ChartsDescendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited12 May 2016
Birth*7 September 1786Rebecca Grace Duffield was born on 7 September 1786.1 
Marriage*13 March 1805She married Dr. John Selby (of Geo & Rose) Martin, son of George (of Thos) Martin and Rosanna 'Rose' Luker, on 13 March 1805 at Philadelphia, PA.2 
Married Name13 March 1805 As of 13 March 1805,her married name was Martin. 
Burial*Rebecca was buried at Snow Hill, Worcester Co, MD.2 
Death*21 November 1843She died on 21 November 1843 at Somerset Co, MD, at age 57.1 

Family

Dr. John Selby (of Geo & Rose) Martin b. 6 Oct 1782, d. 12 Jun 1844
Children 1.John Church Martin2 b. 11 Mar 1806
 2.Rosanna 'Rosina' Catherine Martin2 b. 20 Dec 1807, d. 11 May 1808
 3.Henry Neill Martin2 b. 25 Jul 1809, d. 4 Oct 1844
 4.Rebecca Potts Martin2 b. 4 Dec 1811, d. 24 Nov 1846
 5.Rosanna Catherine Martin2 b. 13 Aug 1814, d. 21 Jan 1817
 6.George Martin2 b. 21 Oct 1816, d. 11 Oct 1844
 7.Sarah 'Sally' Selby Martin+2 b. 14 Apr 1819, d. 14 Oct 1853
 8.Martha Duffield Martin2 b. 1821, d. 1823
 9.Edward Duffield Martin I+2 b. 25 Mar 1823, d. 14 Aug 1856
 10.Margaret Neill Martin+1 b. 5 Sep 1825, d. 5 Sep 1895
 11.Thomas Edgar Martin2 b. 8 Oct 1827, d. 28 Jul 1870
 12.Mary King Martin+2 b. 12 Mar 1831, d. 1882

Citations

  1. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.
  2. [S2623] Virginia 'Ginny' Custis Winslett, to M.K. Miles.

Dr. Benjamin Duffield1

M, b. 3 November 1753, d. December 1799
Last Edited12 May 2016
Birth*3 November 1753Dr. Benjamin Duffield was born on 3 November 1753 at Philadelphia, PA.1 
Marriage*1778He married Rebecca Grace Potts in 1778.1,2 
Death*December 1799Dr. Benjamin Duffield died in December 1799 at age 46.1 

Family

Rebecca Grace Potts b. c 1755, d. 4 Feb 1797
Children 1.Martha Rutter Duffield+2 b. 9 Aug 1780, d. 22 Jun 1856
 2.Rebecca Grace Duffield+1 b. 7 Sep 1786, d. 21 Nov 1843

Citations

  1. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.
  2. [S2623] Virginia 'Ginny' Custis Winslett, to M.K. Miles.

Rebecca Grace Potts1

F, b. circa 1755, d. 4 February 1797
Last Edited12 May 2016
Birth*circa 1755Rebecca Grace Potts was born circa 1755 at Pottsgrove, Montgomery Co, PA.1 
Marriage*1778She married Dr. Benjamin Duffield in 1778.1,2 
Married Name1778 As of 1778,her married name was Duffield. 
Death*4 February 1797Rebecca Grace Potts died on 4 February 1797 at Philadelphia, PA.1 

Family

Dr. Benjamin Duffield b. 3 Nov 1753, d. Dec 1799
Children 1.Martha Rutter Duffield+2 b. 9 Aug 1780, d. 22 Jun 1856
 2.Rebecca Grace Duffield+1 b. 7 Sep 1786, d. 21 Nov 1843

Citations

  1. [S1955] C.R.V. 'Rob' Hall,.
  2. [S2623] Virginia 'Ginny' Custis Winslett, to M.K. Miles.