Michael Kennedy1

Marriage*31 May 1770He married Mary Hooper, daughter of Thomas Hooper and Sarah Packard, on 31 May 1770 in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Third Generation, pages 10-19. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  2. [S624] Probate records, 1686-1903; with index and docket, 1685-1967, Massachusetts Probate Court (Plymouth County), microfilm of originals at Plymouth, Massachusetts on 157 microfilm reels filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, 1968. Includes Index. LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, FHL Film# 550902, 1807, John Hooper will and probate# 10647, Volume 42, pages 83-85 and Volume 39, pages 437-438. Hereinafter cited as Plymouth County Massachusetts Probate (Index) 1686-1903.

Michael Kennedy1

Father*Michael Kennedy1
Mother*Mary Hooper1
(Nephew 2) Will2 June 1803Michael Kennedy, described as living in some part of Vermont, was named as a beneficiary in the will of his uncle John Hooper dated 2 June 1803 in Plymouth County, Massachusetts. The bequest made to Michael was for one-third of the sale of the remainder, after paying all just debts, funeral and other charges, of John Hooper's personal estate not otherwise bequeathed.1

Citations

  1. [S624] Probate records, 1686-1903; with index and docket, 1685-1967, Massachusetts Probate Court (Plymouth County), microfilm of originals at Plymouth, Massachusetts on 157 microfilm reels filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, 1968. Includes Index. LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, FHL Film# 550902, 1807, John Hooper will and probate# 10647, Volume 42, pages 83-85 and Volume 39, pages 437-438. Hereinafter cited as Plymouth County Massachusetts Probate (Index) 1686-1903.

Rachel Kennedy1

Marriage*She married James Russell.1

Family

James Russell
Child1.James Russell1 b. 24 Apr 1798

Citations

  1. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), pages 288-289. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.

Samuel Kennedy1

ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Marriage*1800He married Elizabeth Hinds, daughter of Thomas Hinds and Anne Slator.1
Occupation*Samuel Kennedy of Killeshandra, County Cavan, was an apothecary (or pharmacist.)1
(Husband) Deed Memorial30 June 1821Samuel and his wife were parties to a Memorial Deed of lease and release dated 29 and 30 June 1821 regarding the conditions and release of the Hinds family's lands of Gortnatrieve and Behy, County Cavan, made between Walter Hinds Esq. of the city of Dublin, eldest son and heir at law of Walter Hinds late of Bruce Hall Esq. in the county of Cavan deceased, and also administrator of the estate of his sister Martha Hinds, also deceased, of the first part, George Warner of College Green in the city of Dublin, his uncle and one of the aldermen of that city, and his mother Anne (Hinds) Hinds of Blessington street in or near the city of Dublin, widow of Walter Hinds of Bruce Hall, deceased, who were named as trustees and executors in the last will and testament of Walter Hinds of Bruce Hall deceased, of the second part, George Hinds of the city of Dublin Esq., youngest son and one of the legatees named in the last will and testament of Walter Hinds of Bruce Hall deceased of the third part, Isaac Hinds of the city of Dublin, watchmaker, sole executor named in the last will and testament of his mother, Anne (Slator) Hinds, the elder, hereinafter which the said Anne Hinds the elder was the sole executrix named in the last will and testament of her son Alexander Hinds deceased, hereinafter also named Samuel Kennedy of Killeshandra in the county of Cavan, apothecary, and Elizabeth Kennedy otherwise Hinds his wife, and Anne McCluskey of the city of Dublin, widow and executrix of the last will and testament of Thomas Hinds late of the city of Dublin, gentleman deceased and which said Isaac Hinds, Alexander Hinds, Elizabeth Kennedy and Thomas Hinds were four of the children of Thomas Hinds the elder, thereinafter named of the fourth part, and Thomas Burrowes, Arnold Robinson Burrowes and John Woolmore of Stradone House, County Cavan, Benarth, Wales and Bruton Street, London, respectively, of the fifth part.

The deed began by outlining the Hinds family's history with the lands, reciting first that Walter Hinds, formerly of Corrakane in the county of Cavan, was seized in fee of and in the lands of Gortnatrieve and Behy previous to the year 1770, and that, being so seized, had conveyed the lands to his son Thomas Hinds as a child's portion in the marriage settlement agreement he made in August 1770 with Alexander Slator of Whitehill, County Longford, father of Thomas' wife Anne (Slator) Hinds. And reciting that, as a part of that agreement, after the death of Thomas, his widow Anne was to receive a jointure of £50 a year payable out of the lands. The agreement also directed that, after the death of Thomas, the lands should descend to his male issue and that, after the death of his widow Anne, her jointure should revert to the couple's male issue. The agreement also permitted Thomas, at any time he thought proper, to raise the sum of £1000 as a portion for each of his younger children, whether males or females.

The 1821 deed then recited that the marriage between Thomas Hinds and Anne Slator was duly had and solemnized and that Thomas entered into possession of the lands and remained seized thereof until the time of his death. It recited that he died in 1794 leaving Anne Hinds otherwise Slator his widow, also since deceased, and seven children of the marriage, namely Walter Hinds, his eldest son and heir at law, Alexander Hinds, his second son since deceased, Thomas Hinds, his third son since deceased, Isaac Hinds, Martha Warner, now the wife of George Warner, Elizabeth Kennedy and Mary Hinds. It recited that previous to his death, Thomas Hinds duly made and published his last will and testament whereby he left to his eldest son Walter the lands of Gortnatrieve and Behy, and to each of his six younger children the sum of £1000. His will had appointed his wife Anne Hinds, his son-in-law George Warner, and his second son Alexander Hinds his executors.

The 1821 deed next recited that Thomas Hinds the younger was also dead, having first duly made his will whereof he appointed his wife Anne McCluskey his executrix, and that his second son Alexander Hinds was also dead but, previous to his death, had duly made and published his last will and testament by which he appointed his mother, Anne Hinds the elder, his sole executrix, and that Anne Hinds the elder was also deceased and that she had by her last will appointed her son Isaac Hinds her sole executor. The death of Mary Hinds, another of the children of Thomas and Anne Hinds the elder, was also recited, with the statement that her brother Isaac had obtained letters of administration for all of her properties.

The 1821 deed went on to recite that Walter Hinds, upon the death of his father Thomas, entered into possession of the lands and premises of Gortnatrieve and Behy and that by deeds of lease and release, followed by a deed of common recovery, both in 1795, had become seized in his demesne, as of fee, of and in the lands and premises of Gortnatrieve and Behy. And that being so thereof seized, he duly made and published his last will and testament whereby he gave and bequeathed to his wife Anne Hinds and his brother-in-law George Warner, as trustees, the said towns and lands of Gortnatrieve and Behy. To hold the same unto the said George Warner and Anne Hinds and the survivor of them and the heirs of such survivor forever subject to his just debts and chargeables as therein mentioned upon trust to levy and pay out of said lands unto his widow Anne Hinds a sum of £50 and also one annuity of £100 in lieu of all dower and the will gave his son George Hinds the sum of £1500 payable as therein mentioned and to any other child he might have by his wife Anne the sum of £1000 provided however that if he should have such other child, his son George should only be paid a sum of £1000 instead of the legacy of £1500 and subject to such annuity and legacies the will directed his trustees should stand seized and possessed of such lands for and to the use of his eldest son Walter Hinds Esq., party to the indenture of release first herein mentioned, his heirs and assigns forever, and of his said will he appointed his wife Anne (Hinds) Hinds and George Warner executors and died leaving his widow Anne and three children, namely Walter Hinds Esq., his eldest son and heir at law, George Hinds, and Martha Hinds. And then also reciting the death of Martha Hinds intestate and unmarried and that Walter Hinds, her brother, had obtained letters of administration of her goods and chattels, and also reciting that the said George Warner in right of his wife Martha Warner, otherwise Hinds, the said Isaac Hinds in his own right, and also as executor of the said Alexander Hinds, and also as administrator of the said Mary Hinds, the said Anne McCluskey and executrix of Thomas Hinds Junior, and the said Samuel Kennedy and Elizabeth Kennedy his wife , parties to the said first mentioned indenture of release were under the marriage articles of the first day of August 1770 and the will of the said Thomas Hinds, entitled to what remained of the said sum of £1000, and which then amounted to a sum of £769,12s,6p, and that the said George Hinds was then entitled to the sum of £1500 for principal and interest on the sum of £1000 bequeathed to him by his father the said Walter Hinds, and that there was nothing due to Walter Hinds the younger as administrator of his sister Martha Hinds, of her legacy of £1000.

Finally, after reviewing all of the pertinent past history regarding the family and the lands, the 1821 deed recited that Robert Burrowes, late of Bolton Street in the county of Middlesex, England, deceased, by his last will and testament in writing, directed the residue of his fortune to be laid out in lands, as contiguous as practicable, to Stradone in the county of Cavan and he appointed Thomas Burrowes, Arnold Robinson Burrowes and John Woolmore his executors. And further reciting that in order to discharge the several demands of Walter Hinds Esq., by and with the consent and approbation of his mother Anne (Hinds) Hinds, proposed to the executors of Robert Burrowes deceased, Thomas Burrowes, Arnold Robinson Burrowes and John Woolmore, to sell to them the lands and premises freed and discharged of the annuity of £100 to his mother Anne Hinds, and that Thomas Burrowes, Arnold Robinson Burrowes and John Woolmore had agreed to such proposal. The deed next witnessed that, in consideration of the sum of £769,12s,6p to George Warner, Isaac Hinds, Anne McCluskey and Samuel and Elizabeth Kennedy, in hand well and truly paid by Thomas Burrowes, Arnold Robinson Burrowes and John Woolmore, in full discharge of their several and respective demands against the lands and premises, the receipt whereof was thereby acknowledged, and of the further sum of £1500 by Thomas Burrowes, Arnold Robinson Burrowes and John Woolmore to George Hinds well and truly paid, the receipt whereof was thereby acknowledged in full discharge of his, George Hinds', claims against the lands and premises, and of a further sum of £5009,1s,6p, being the residue of the purchase money by Thomas Burrowes, Arnold Robinson Burrowes and John Woolmore well and truly paid to Walter Hinds Esq. and his mother Anne Hinds, the receipt whereof was thereby acknowledged, and for and in consideration of the further sum of 10 shillings registered by Thomas Burrowes, Arnold Robinson Burrowes and John Woolmore to George Warner and Anne Hinds, the trustees named in the last will and testament of Walter Hinds, the receipt thereof was also thereby acknowledged, they, Walter Hinds Esq., George Warner and Anne (Hinds) Hinds, by and with the consent and approbation of Isaac Hinds, Anne McCluskey and Samuel and Elizabeth Kennedy, and also of George Hinds, testified by their being parties to and executing the deed of release according to their several and respective interests did, and each and every of them did, thereby grant, bargain, sell, alien, release, and confirm unto Thomas Burrowes, Arnold Robinson Burrowes and John Woolmore in their actual possession then by virtue of a bargain and sale to them thereof made by Walter Hinds Esq., his uncle George Warner and mother Anne Hinds therein recited, and to their heirs and assigns, all that and those the towns and lands of Gortnatrieve and Behy, or by whatever other names and descriptions they may be known or called by, situate, lying and being in the parish of Killeshandra, barony of Tullyhunco, county of Cavan, to hold unto Thomas Burrowes, Arnold Robinson Burrowes and John Woolmore, their heirs and assigns forever, to the use and behalf of Thomas Burrowes, Arnold Robinson Burrowes and John Woolmore, their heirs and assigns upon the trusts and to the uses expressed and declared in and by the will of Robert Burrowes. And Anne (Hinds) Hinds did thereby remise release exonerate and discharge the lands and premises from the annuity of £100 payable to her as aforesaid and the indenture also canceled covenants of good title of quiet possession and of further assurance and also a schedule of the tenants leases then in being. The deed was duly executed with signatures of all parties, witnessed by a variety of individuals, and registered on 01 October 1821.1

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1821; Film number 467074; Volume 765; Page 539; Record number 519474. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.

Samuel Kennedy1

b. 10 April 1739
Father*Isaac Canada1 b. b 1697, d. b 5 Jul 1754
Mother*Phebe Leonard1 b. 17 Oct 1703
Name-SpellingsThe family's surname appeared in records as CANADA, CANADAY and KENNEDY.1
Birth*10 April 1739Samuel Kennedy was born on 10 April 1739 in Windham, Windham County, Connecticut.1

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 55, Phebe Leonard, page 56. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).

Sophia Kennedy1

b. 1812, d. 1840
Father*John Cannady Jr.2 b. 1789
Mother*Mary Vandiver2 b. 1790, d. 1864
(Family Member) Research NotesWith many thanks to the several descendants and extended family members of Mary Ann Hewett who published pages from her family Bible online for the benefit of other family members and researchers. We thank them for the opportunity to share the pages again here. They include information about the following members of Mary Ann's extended family: John M. Hewett, Sarah (______) Hewett, Sarah M. Hewett, Robert Carson Hewett, Susan F. Hewett, Joseph Campbell, Sophia (Kennedy) Campbell, Milton W. Riggs, Eliza G. (Beach) Riggs, Thomas Caleb Beach, Martha A. (Campbell) Beach, Thomas Black Campbell, Polly (Campbell) Campbell, James Campbell, Margaret (Berry) Campbell, John B. Campbell, Samuel F. Campbell, James G. Campbell, William Lusk Campbell, Orpha C. Campbell, Sally Campbell, Hannah Campbell, Green Berry Campbell, Eliza Jane (Campbell) Rice, William Adolphus Gillham, Sophia Margot (Campbell) Gillham, Barton Warren Campbell, Mary (Cooper) Campbell, Robert Carson Beach, Anna Berry, John W. Allen, Sallie F. (Campbell) Allen, Susan M. Campbell, Emma E. (Campbell) Ewing, Joanna Campbell, Sidney Ella Campbell, Mary Bell Campbell, Karl Campbell Allen, Lloyd Shackleford Allen, Caleb Beach, Augustus Henry Beach and Middleton Hewett Beach.3
Name-SpellingsA variation of the spelling of the KENNEDY surname found in our research was Cannady.2
Birth*1812She was born as Sophia Cannady about 1812.2
Marriage*22 December 1831She married, as his first wife, Joseph Campbell, son of James Campbell and Margaret Berry, on 22 December 1831 in Morgan County, Illinois.3,1,2
Death*1840She died about 1840 at about age 28.2

Family

Joseph Campbell b. 9 May 1806, d. 17 Apr 1864
Children1.Martha A. Campbell4 b. 3 Jun 1833, d. 3 Feb 1904
2.Polly Campbell3 b. 14 May 1836, d. 30 Apr 1856
3.Barton Warren Campbell5 b. 27 May 1838, d. 26 May 1916
4.Sophia Margot Campbell6 b. 21 May 1840, d. 26 Jan 1914

Citations

  1. [S1681] Illinois Marriage Index, 1860-1920, online at www.ancestry.com, Joseph Campbell and Sophia Kennedy, Morgan County, 22 December 1831. Hereinafter cited as Illinois Marriage Index, 1860-1920.
  2. [S1736] Daughters of the American Revolution, Lineage Book : NSDAR : Volume 113 : 1914, online at www.ancestry.com, page 174, Mrs. Sue B. Gillham Post, #112529. Hereinafter cited as Daughters of the American Revolution, Lineage Book : NSDAR : Volume 113 : 1914.
  3. [S1737] Mary Ann (Hewett) Beach Campbell Family Bible, from copies of original Bible pages shared online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Mary Ann (Hewett) Beach Campbell Family Bible.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Martha A. (Campbell) Beach, Memorial# 12531060. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Barton W. Campbell, Memorial# 52627557.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Sophia Margot (Campbell) Gillham, Memorial# 93898228.

Jacob Kensler1

d. 3 July 1832
Marriage*He married Mary ______.2
Death*3 July 1832He died intestate on or about 3 July 1832.
Probate*28 July 1832His estate was opened for probate on 28 July 1832 at Madison County, Illinois, with the appointment of his widow Mary Kensler and Thomas Gillham as Administratrix and Administrator, respectively.

David Prickett, Judge of Probate for Madison County, Illinois, wrote that whereas Jacob Kensler died intestate on or about the 3rd day of July AD 1832 having at his decease personal property in Illinois which may be lost, destroyed or diminished if speedy care be not taken of the same to the end therefore that the said property may be collected and preserved for those who shall appear to have a legal right or interest therein. He then appointed Mary Kensler and Thomas Gillham Administratrix and Administrator of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits, which were of the said Jacob Kensler at the time of his decease with full power and authority to secure and collect the said property and debts wheresoever the same may be found in Illinois and in general to do and perform all other acts which now are or hereafter may be required of them by law.

James Botkin, after being duly sworn and deposed that same day, testified that the personal estate of which Jacob Kensler died possessed did not exceed in value the sum of $600, to the best of his knowledge and belief.

Also on 28 July 1832, Mary Kensler, James Botkin, John Heaton and Thomas Gillham agreed to be held and firmly bound unto the people of the state of Illinois in the penal sum of $1,200 current money of the United States which payment, well and truly to be made and performed, they and each of them did bind themselves, their heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, jointly, severally and firmly. The judge went on to write that the condition of the above obligation was such that if the said Mary Kensler and Thomas Gillham, Administratrix and Administrator of all and singular the good and chattels, rights and credits of Jacob Kensler, deceased, do make or cause to be made a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods and chattels of the said deceased which have or shall come to the hands, possession or knowledge of them, the said Mary Kensler and Thomas Gillham as such Administratrix and Administrator, or to the hands of any person or persons for them. And the same so made, did exhibit or cause to be exhibited in the court of Probate for the said county of Madison, agreeably to law, and such goods and chattels, rights and credits, to well and truly administer according to law and all of the rest of the said goods and chattels, rights and credits which shall be found remaining upon the account of the said Administratrix and Administrator, the same being first examined and allowed by the Court of Probate, shall deliver and pay unto such person or persons respectively, as may be legally entitled thereto and further to make a just and true account of all their actings and doings therein when thereunto required by said court. And if it shall hereafter appear that any last will and testament was made by the deceased and the same be proved in court, and letters testamentary or of administration be obtained thereon, and the said Mary Kensler and Thomas Gillham to, in such case on being required thereto, render and deliver up the letters of administration granted to them as aforesaid and shall in the general do and perform all other acts which may at any time be required of them by law, then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue. The document was signed and sealed by Mary Kensler who made her mark, Thomas Gillham, James Botkin and John Heaton.

In a third document, also dated July 28, 1832 and signed by Mary Kensler and Thomas Gillham, they solemnly swore they would well and truly administer all and singular the goods and chattels, rights, credits and effects of Jacob Kessler, deceased, and pay all just claims and charges against his estate so far as his goods, chattels and effects shall extend and the law charge them, and that they would do and perform all other acts required of them by law to the best of their knowledge and abilities.2,3,4

Family 1

Mary ______

Family 2

Child1.Rocceana Kensler+1 b. 15 Sep 1811, d. 21 Feb 1886

Citations

  1. [S1728] Dave Benne, "Heaton Researcher Website and Email Messages," online at www.showmeancestors.com/gen, multiple dates. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Researcher Website and Email Messages."
  2. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, for Jacob Kensler, Madison County, Will Records, Book A-C, 1818-1870, page 269, image 154 of 725. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999.
  3. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, for Jacob Kensler, Madison County, Probate case files, box 4, tray 11, K’s, No. 6-31; box 4, tray 12, L’s, No. 1-6, 1813-1903, Probate Packet images 1375-1430, Petition Papers images 1379-1381.
  4. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, for Jacob Kensler, Madison County, Probate case files, box 4, tray 11, K’s, No. 6-31; box 4, tray 12, L’s, No. 1-6, 1813-1903, Probate Packet images 1375-1430, Account Papers image 1421.

Rocceana Kensler1

b. 15 September 1811, d. 21 February 1886
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Jacob Kensler2 d. 3 Jul 1832
Birth*15 September 1811Rocceana Kensler was born on 15 September 1811 in Virginia.3,1,4
Marriage*23 December 1830She married first John Heaton, son of James Heaton and Barbara Kinder, on 23 December 1830 in Madison County, Illinois.1,5
Residence*1840John and Rocceana were living in Madison County, Illinois, by 1840.1
(Wife) Death29 January 1844Rocceana became a widow when John Heaton died intestate on or about 29 January 1844 at about age 45. He left her with seven children ranging in age from 12 to 3 years.6,1
(Widow) Probate6 February 1844Rocceana (Kensler) Heaton witnessed the probate of the estate of John Heaton on 6 February 1844 at Madison County.6,7
Probate*25 June 1845Rocceana paid a total of $3.50 in tuition for her children, Jacob Heaton, Emaline Heaton and Mary Ann Heaton, on 25 June 1845 from funds available to her from her husband's probate. Her receipt indicated that the charges were for a total of 91 days at the rate of $2.50 per quarter, and was further itemized by child with Mary Ann charged with 19 days, Emaline with 24 days and Jacob with 48 days.8
Marriage*3 February 1848She married second James H. Spence on 3 February 1848 in Madison County, Illinois. He was about 12 years younger than his wife.1,9,10
Census 1850*22 October 1850Rocceana and James H. Spence appeared on the 1850 census taken on 22 October 1850 in Township 3 N R 9 W, Madison County, Illinois. James was 26 years of age and a farmer with real estate valued at $500, and "Roxceanna" was 38. Five of the Heaton children from their mother's first marriage resided in the household of their stepfather in 1850. Valentine was 18, Emaline 15, Jacob 13, James 10, and Matilda 9. Catherine Spence, daughter of James and Rocceana, was age 1. All of the children except Catherine had attended school within the year. In 1850, Rocceana's eldest daughter, Henrietta Heaton, age 16, was enumerated as a student in a seminary school for girls in Madison County, Illinois.11
Census 1860*28 July 1860Rocceana and James H. Spence appeared on the 1860 census taken on 28 July 1860 in Township 3 Range 9, Venice post office, Madison County, Illinois. Their surname was transcribed as "Spiece". James was 35 years of age, and a farmer with real estate valued at $2,800 and a personal estate valued at $1,000. "Roxiana" was keeping house and her age was recorded as 28, 10 years less than had been recorded 10 years earlier. She was likely about 48 in 1860. Three of Rocceana's children from her marriage with John Heaton resided with her in the Spence household. Emeline was 21 and keeping house with her mother, James was 20 and a laborer, and Matilda was 18 and also keeping house. Two children of James and Rocceana Spence also resided with their parents. Catherine was 11 and John was 9. All five of the children had attended school within the year. Adam Gates, age 60 and born in France, also resided with the family in 1860 and worked as a farmhand. Lucinda Braden, whom James Heaton would marry in 1863, was enumerated in her father's household on the same census page.12
Census 1870*21 July 1870Rocceana and James H. Spence appeared on the 1870 census taken on 21 July 1870 in Township 3, Range 9, Madison County, Illinois. James was 45 years of age and a farmer with real estate valued at $10,000 and a personal estate of $800. His birth place was recorded as Missouri. Rocceana was 58 and keeping house. Two of their children resided with the couple in 1870. Catherine was 20 and John was 18 and had attended school within the year. A 22-year-old male laborer also resided in the Spence household in 1870.13
Census 1880*12 June 1880Rocceana and James Hamilton Spence appeared on the 1880 census taken on 11 and 12 June 1880 in Nameoki, Madison County, Illinois. James was enumerated as "Hamilton J. Spence", 54 years of age and a farmer, and Roxana was 68 years of age and keeping house. Residing with the couple in 1880 were three children. The two youngest children were identified as the couple's grandsons. Henry Deer was 8 years old and his brother Osie Deer was 6. Their mother had been born in Illinois and we believe was Roxana's daughter, Matilda Heaton. The boys' father had been born in Germany. The third and oldest child residing in the Spence household in 1880 was a 14-year-old girl named Augusta Taulmann, who was identified as "adopted". She had been born in Illinois and there was no record of where either of her parents had been born or who they were. All three of the children had attended school within the census year. Two men described as laborers also resided with the Spence family in 1880. John Koerner was 60 years of age, born in Kentucky and his relationship to the family was recorded as "servant", and Colin H. McLean was 21, born in Illinois and had no relationship to the family other than as a laborer.14
Death*21 February 1886She died on 21 February 1886 at age 743
Burial* and was buried in Lot 417 of Sunset Hill Cemetery, Warrensburg, Johnson County, Missouri.3

Family 1

John Heaton b. 1799, d. 29 Jan 1844
Children1.Valentine Heaton1 b. 1832
2.Henrietta E. Heaton1 b. 1834
3.Emaline Heaton+1 b. 23 Nov 1834, d. 23 Oct 1919
4.Mary Ann Heaton1 b. 1836
5.Jacob Heaton1 b. 15 Mar 1838, d. 17 Jun 1859
6.James Heaton+1 b. 20 Dec 1839, d. 15 Sep 1919
7.Matilda Heaton+1 b. 1841

Family 2

James H. Spence b. 26 Jul 1825, d. 7 May 1913
Children1.Catherine Spence+15 b. 2 Aug 1849, d. 25 Jul 1920
2.John W. Spence+15 b. 11 Aug 1851, d. 10 Sep 1908
3.Joseph Spence16 b. Jun 1855, d. 10 Jul 1859
4.Augusta A. Taulmann14 b. 1866, d. 22 Feb 1896

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume II, Chapter 31, page 1352. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S1728] Dave Benne, "Heaton Researcher Website and Email Messages," online at www.showmeancestors.com/gen, multiple dates. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Researcher Website and Email Messages."
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Rockseanna (Kensler) Spence, Memorial# 134389633. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  4. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of James and Lucinda Heaton, Cuivre, Audrain, Missouri; Roll: 672; Page: 8C; Enumeration District: 001. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Federal Census.
  5. [S1600] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1791 to 1850, online at www.ancestry.com, citing FHL Film# 1306457. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1791 to 1850.
  6. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, regarding the 1844 probate of John Heaton of Madison County, Illinois, Will Records, Book A-C, 1818-1870, page 219, image# 252; Letters of Administration granted to Isaac Gillham dated 6 February 1844. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999.
  7. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, regarding the 1844 probate of John Heaton of Madison County, Illinois, Probate case files, Box 14, Tray 44, H´s, No. 11-20; Box 14, Tray 45, J´s, No. 1-15, 1813-1903, John Heaton images 85-127, with some of the final pages labeled as the probate of Isaac Gillham.
  8. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, regarding the 1844 probate of John Heaton of Madison County, Illinois, Probate case files, Box 14, Tray 44, H´s, No. 11-20; Box 14, Tray 45, J´s, No. 1-15, 1813-1903, John Heaton images 85-127, with some of the final pages labeled as the probate of Isaac Gillham, image# 116.
  9. [S1681] Illinois Marriage Index, 1860-1920, online at www.ancestry.com, James H. Spence and Roxana Heaton. Hereinafter cited as Illinois Marriage Index, 1860-1920.
  10. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of James H. and Roxeeana Spence, Township 3 N R 9 W, Madison, Illinois; Roll: M432_119; Page: 488B; Image: 317. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  11. [S17] 1850 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of James H. and "Roxeeanna" Spence, Township 3 N R 9 W, Madison, Illinois; Roll: M432_119; Page: 488B; Image: 317.
  12. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of "James W. and Roxiana Spiece", Township 3 Range 9, Madison, Illinois; Roll: M653_208; Page: 668; Family History Library Film: 803208. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.
  13. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of James and Roxanna Spence, Township 3 Range 9, Madison, Illinois; Roll: M593_252; Page: 328B; Family History Library Film: 545751. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.
  14. [S23] 1880 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Hamilton J. and Roxana Spence, Nameoki, Madison, Illinois; Roll: 233; Page: 395D; Enumeration District: 027.
  15. [S18] 1860 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of James W. and Roxiana Spiece, Township 3 Range 9, Madison, Illinois; Roll: M653_208; Page: 668; Family History Library Film: 803208.
  16. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Joseph Spence, Memorial ID# 36438159.

Abigail Kent1

ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Father*Thomas Kent2
Marriage*She married Jabesh Heaton, son of Samuel Heaton and Sarah Hawes, in Morris County, New Jersey.1,2

Family

Jabesh Heaton b. 13 Mar 1714/15, d. 23 Nov 1798
Children1.Jabesh Heaton2 b. b 1749, d. 1802
2.Hestor Heaton2 b. c 1750, d. b 24 Oct 1793
3.Phoebe Heaton2
4.Priscilla Heaton2
5.Isaac Heaton+2 b. 1753, d. 8 Mar 1838
6.Mary Heaton3,4 b. 30 Apr 1756, d. 10 Mar 1836

Citations

  1. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs : Edward Hawes, ca. 1616-1687, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and his wife, Eliony Lumber : and some of their descendants through eleven generations. Edward Hawes (ca. 1616-1687) was living at Dedham, Massachusetts, by 1648, where he married Eliony Lumber (ca. 1625-1688/9) that year. They had nine children, 1648/9-1666, all born at Dedham. Descendants lived in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and elsewhere. Descendants also spell their surname Haws. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1996), Generation Three, pages 15-27. Hereinafter cited as The Edward Hawes Heirs.
  2. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 6, page 184. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  3. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), page 285, noting her birth date as 30 April 1756. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.
  4. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 6, page 184, noting her date of birth as 03 April 1756.

Sarah Kent1

d. 3 July 1764
Marriage*27 July 1741She married Oxenbridge Thacher Jr., son of Oxenbridge Thacher and Elizabeth Lilley, on 27 July 1741 in Boston, Suffolk County.2
Death*3 July 1764She died of small pox on 3 July 1764 in Milton.3,4

Family

Oxenbridge Thacher Jr. b. 3 Jan 1719/20, d. 9 Jul 1765
Child1.Peter Thacher1,4,2,5 b. 10 Mar 1752, d. 16 Dec 1802

Citations

  1. [S1215] Boston, MA: Inhabitants and Estates of the Town of Boston, 1630-1822 (Thwing Collection), online at www.americanancestors.org, page 17250. Hereinafter cited as Boston Inhabitants and Estates (Thwing).
  2. [S746] Boston, Massachusetts Marriages, 1700-1809, online at www.americanancestors.org, City Document No. 150, page 264. Hereinafter cited as Boston Marriages, 1700-1809.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Milton Deaths, Volume 1, page 247. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S1214] William Emerson, A Sermon on the decease of the Rev. Peter Thacher, D.D.: pronounced Dec. 31, 1802 in Brattle Street Church, Boston, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Young and Minns, printers to the state, 1803), page 24. Hereinafter cited as A Sermon on the decease of the Rev. Peter Thacher.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Milton Births, Volume 1, page 62.

Thomas Kent1

Family

Child1.Abigail Kent+1

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 6, page 184. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Eleanor Kenyon1

b. between 1833 and 1834
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Descendants of John Bolton and Zilpah Peirce
Birth*between 1833 and 1834Eleanor Kenyon was born between 1833 and 1834 in Connecticut.2,3
Marriage*13 June 1850She married George Washington Brown, son of James Ormond Brown and Elizabeth Everett Bolton, on 13 June 1850 in McLean County, Illinois.1
Census 1850*15 November 1850Eleanor and George W. Brown appeared on the 1850 census taken on 15 November 1850 in District 33, McLean County, Illinois. The newly married couple were listed on the same census page as two (or maybe just one, spread-out) Kenyon family likely containing Eleanor's parents and siblings.3
Census 1860*7 June 1860Eleanor and George W. Brown appeared on the 1860 census taken on 7 June 1860 in Mount Hope, McLean County, Illinois. George and Eleanor had four young sons living with them in the household. Cassius was 7, Harold 5, Frank 4, and Lucien 2. Also living with the family and helping with the farm labor was Clarence Shove, George's 22-year-old half-brother. The next family enumerated on the census was the household of James Brown, George's older brother, and members of Eleanor's Kenyon family also lived nearby.2
(Wife) Death3 January 1865Eleanor (Kenyon) became a Civil War widow when George Washington Brown died on 3 January 1865 at Pulaski, Giles County, Tennessee.4
Marriage*22 October 1867She married Edward J. Riley on 22 October 1867 in McLean County, Illinois. Edward was 9 years younger than Eleanor, a widow with several children.5
Census 1870*13 July 1870Eleanor and Edward J. Riley appeared on the 1870 census taken on 13 July 1870 in Sharon, Fayette County, Illinois. The couple's young daughter, Anna, was one year old. Three of Eleanor's children from her marriage to George Brown also resided in the household. Frank B. was 14, Mabel was 8 and Harry was 5.6

Family 1

George Washington Brown b. 1828, d. 3 Jan 1865
Children1.Cassius Brown2 b. c 1853
2.Harold Brown2 b. c 1855
3.Frank B. Brown2 b. c 1856
4.Lucien Brown2 b. c 1858
5.Mable Brown7 b. c 1863
6.Harry Brown8 b. c 1865

Family 2

Edward J. Riley b. c 1842
Child1.Anna Riley8 b. 1869

Citations

  1. [S512] Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900, online at www.ilsos.gov/Genealogy/, volume B, page 246. Hereinafter cited as Illinois Marriage Index, 1763-1900.
  2. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of G.W. Brown, Mount Hope, McLean County, Illinois; Roll: M653_204; Page: 14; Image: 15. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.
  3. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Geo W. Brown, District 33, McLean County, Illinois; Roll: M432_117; Page: 120; Image: 620. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  4. [S513] Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database, online at www.ilsos.gov/Genealogy/, Illinois Civil War Detail Report, George W. Brown of Mount Hope, McLean County, Illinois. Hereinafter cited as Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls.
  5. [S512] Illinois Marriage Index, 1763-1900, online at www.ilsos.gov/Genealogy/, volume 00E, page 0371.
  6. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Edwd J and Ellinor Riley, Sharon Fayette County, Illinois; Roll: M593_220; Page 756; Image: 359. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.
  7. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of J.O. and "Emelia" L. Brown, Fowler, Bemton County, Indiana; Roll: T9_266; Family History Film: 1254266; Page: 3141.1000; Enumeration District: 4; Image: 0410. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Federal Census.
  8. [S37] 1870 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Edwd J and Elinor Riley, Sharon Fayette County, Illinois; Roll: M593_220; Page 756; Image: 359.

Mary Keogh1

Marriage*She married Frederick Netterville.1
Residence*Mary and Frederick settled in Woodbrook House, County Galway.1
(Wife) Death1785Mary became a widow when Frederick Netterville died in 1785.2
Children* At his death, Frederick left Mary with five children: two younger sons who died unmarried and three daughters. Marcella was the eldest, and her two younger sisters, like her brothers, died unmarried.3

Family

Frederick Netterville d. 1785
Child1.Marcella Netterville1 b. 1777, d. 18 Nov 1865

Citations

  1. [S1639] 'It was the landlord's right to do as he pleased', The Galway Advertiser, online at http://www.advertiser.ie/galway/article/68791/…, 24 October 2013. Hereinafter cited as Galway Advertiser, 'It was the landlord's right to do as he pleased.'
  2. [S1652] Sir Bernard Burke, Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (London, England: Harrison, 1868), Netterville, pages 808-809. Hereinafter cited as A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire.
  3. [S1652] Sir Bernard Burke, A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire, Netterville, pages 808-809, describing Marcella as the couple's eldest daughter.

George Kerr1

ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Relationship Note*The relationship between George Kerr and Hugh Kerr has not yet been identified.2
Residence*He lived in Clareisland, County Westmeath, Ireland.1
Marriage*He married Margaret Bell, daughter of Andrew Bell and Mary Booth.1
(2nd Brother-in-Law) Estate and LandGeorge Kerr was named as an heir in the will of his brother-in-law John Bell of Creevy, dated 08 December 1806. John gave him, and his heirs, his title to his lands of Derrymacegan and Moneybeg in County Westmeath.2

Family

Margaret Bell

Citations

  1. [S497] Marguerite Clayton (Michigan), compiler, "Hinds Family Research Collection" (Research results and analysis, letters and photos, in the possession of Shirley Ertz of Nebraska), Andrew Bell (d. 1755) Family Tree obtained from Beverley Mackey. Hereinafter cited as "Hinds Family Research Collection."
  2. [S1618] Crossle Genealogical Abstracts, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, Prerogative will, John Bell, 1806, Creevy, County Longford, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Crossle Genealogical Abstracts.

Hugh Kerr1

Relationship Note*The relationship between Hugh Kerr and George Kerr has not yet been identified.1
Residence*8 December 1806He was identified on 8 December 1806 as of Granard, County Longford, Ireland.1
(Heir) Estate and LandHugh Kerr was named as an heir in the will of John Bell of Creevy dated 08 December 1806. John gave back to him, and his assigns forever, the title to his farm of Bracklon in County Cavan which he held from Hugh Kerr.1

Citations

  1. [S1618] Crossle Genealogical Abstracts, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, Prerogative will, John Bell, 1806, Creevy, County Longford, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Crossle Genealogical Abstracts.

James Kerrigan1

b. 1854
ChartsDescendants of William Gerrard of Ardbraccan, County Meath
Father*Thomas Kerrigan2
Birth*1854James Kerrigan was born about 1854, probably in County Meath, Ireland.2
Marriage*2 September 1877He married Jane Gerrard, daughter of Samuel Gerrard and Catherine O'Hara, in 2 September 1877 in Roman Catholic Chapel of Navan, County Meath.1,2

Family

Jane Gerrard b. 1857

Citations

  1. [S1747] Patricia McCormick, "The Gerrard Family of Ardbraccan, County Meath, Ireland," e-mail messages from e-mail address to LHB, multiple dates, her great grandfather Gerrard's family. Hereinafter cited as "The Gerrard Family of Ardbraccan, County Meath, Ireland."
  2. [S1659] IrishGenealogy.ie, online at https://www.irishgenealogy.ie/en/, Civil Records, Marriage on 2 September 1877 in the Roman Catholic Chapel of Navan, County Meath, of James Kerrigan, age 23, bachelor, carpenter of Cannon Row, Navan, son of Thomas Kerrigan, carpenter, and Jane Gerrard, age 20, spinster, dressmaker of Flower Hill, Navan, daughter of Samuel Gerrard, gardener. Hereinafter cited as IrishGenealogy.ie.

Thomas Kerrigan1

Family

Child1.James Kerrigan1 b. 1854

Citations

  1. [S1659] IrishGenealogy.ie, online at https://www.irishgenealogy.ie/en/, Civil Records, Marriage on 2 September 1877 in the Roman Catholic Chapel of Navan, County Meath, of James Kerrigan, age 23, bachelor, carpenter of Cannon Row, Navan, son of Thomas Kerrigan, carpenter, and Jane Gerrard, age 20, spinster, dressmaker of Flower Hill, Navan, daughter of Samuel Gerrard, gardener. Hereinafter cited as IrishGenealogy.ie.

Amos Kersey1

b. 15 December 1750
Father*William Kersey2,1 d. 20 Nov 1764
Mother*Hannah ______1
Birth*15 December 1750Amos Kersey was born on 15 December 1750 in Guilford County, North Carolina.1,2
Marriage*29 March 1786He married Diana Beeson, daughter of Isaac Beeson and Isabel Pearson, on 29 March 1786 at a Centre Meeting of Friends, Guilford County, North Carolina.1

Family

Diana Beeson b. 14 Oct 1766, d. 14 Feb 1793

Citations

  1. [S1510] Henry Hart Beeson, A Genealogy of the Beeson - Beason Family, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Edward Beeson immigrated to America in 1682 or 1684 from Stoke, Lancaster, England and settled in New Castle, Delaware. He married Rachel Pennington and they had four children. He married Elizabeth and they had two children. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Delaware, Ohio, Indiana, Alabama and Texas. Includes index. (Houston, Texas: H.H. Beeson, 1968), pages 32-34. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Beeson - Beason Family.
  2. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, New Garden Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina, Men's Minutes, 1783-1800, page 12. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.

William Kersey1

d. 20 November 1764
Marriage*He married first Elizabeth ______.2
Marriage*He married second Hannah ______.1,3
Death*20 November 1764He died on 20 November 1764 in Guilford County, North Carolina.2

Family 1

Elizabeth ______
Child1.William Kersey4 b. 15 Sep 1745

Family 2

Hannah ______
Child1.Amos Kersey3,1 b. 15 Dec 1750

Citations

  1. [S1510] Henry Hart Beeson, A Genealogy of the Beeson - Beason Family, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Edward Beeson immigrated to America in 1682 or 1684 from Stoke, Lancaster, England and settled in New Castle, Delaware. He married Rachel Pennington and they had four children. He married Elizabeth and they had two children. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Delaware, Ohio, Indiana, Alabama and Texas. Includes index. (Houston, Texas: H.H. Beeson, 1968), pages 32-34. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Beeson - Beason Family.
  2. [S1505] U.S. Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volumes I–VI, 1607–1943, online at www.ancestry.com, Volume I, page 18, referencing page 72, New Garden Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina (North Carolina Yearly Meeting). Hereinafter cited as Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volumes I–VI, 1607–1943.
  3. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, New Garden Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina, Men's Minutes, 1783-1800, page 12. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.
  4. [S1505] Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volumes I–VI, 1607–1943, online at www.ancestry.com, Volume I, page 18, referencing page 12, New Garden Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina (North Carolina Yearly Meeting).

William Kersey1

b. 15 September 1745
Father*William Kersey1 d. 20 Nov 1764
Mother*Elizabeth ______1
Birth*15 September 1745William Kersey was born on 15 September 1745 in Guilford County, North Carolina.1

Citations

  1. [S1505] U.S. Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volumes I–VI, 1607–1943, online at www.ancestry.com, Volume I, page 18, referencing page 12, New Garden Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina (North Carolina Yearly Meeting). Hereinafter cited as Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volumes I–VI, 1607–1943.

Mary Key1

b. 8 May 1707, d. 24 December 1727
Father*Moses Key2 d. 1748
Mother*Elizabeth Yearsley2
Birth*8 May 1707Mary Key was born on 8 May 1707, probably at Aston, Chester County, Pennsylvania.2
Marriage*18 November 1725She married, as his first wife, John Sharpless, son of John Sharpless and Hannah Pennell, on 18 November 1725 at Concord Meeting, Chester County.1,3
Death*24 December 1727She died on 24 December 1727 at age 20.4

Family

John Sharpless b. 16 Oct 1699, d. 17 Aug 1769

Citations

  1. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Sharpless, pages 722-724. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 138-142. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  3. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 138-142, the date written as "9 mo. 18, 1725" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was November, not September.
  4. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 138-142, the date written as "10 mo. 24, 1727" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was December, not October.

Moses Key1

d. 1748
Marriage*18 February 1701/2He married Elizabeth Yearsley, daughter of John Yearsley and Elizabeth ______, on 18 February 1701/2 at Concord Meeting, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1
Death*1748He died about 1748.1

Family

Elizabeth Yearsley
Child1.Mary Key1 b. 8 May 1707, d. 24 Dec 1727

Citations

  1. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 138-142. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.

Lydia Keyzer1

d. 1762
Residence*Before her marriage to Daniel Keith, Lydia lived in Easton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Marriage*21 October 1756She married, as his second wife, Daniel Keith of Bridgewater, son of John Keith and Hannah Washburn, on 21 October 1756 in Easton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Death*1762She died in 1762.1

Family

Daniel Keith b. 2 May 1725
Children1.Seth Keith1,3 b. 4 Jun 1757
2.Salmon Keith+1,3 b. 11 Mar 1760
3.Betty Keith1,3

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Keith, pages 214-224. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 210. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Births, Volume I, page 191.

Esther Kidder1

b. circa 1732, d. 26 May 1811
Birth*circa 1732Esther Kidder was born circa 1732 as calculated from her reported age at death.1,2
Residence*Esther's family lived in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Marriage*She married James Bryant.1
Death*26 May 1811She died after a short illness on Sunday morning 26 May 1811. The Boston Gazette, the following day, reported her to be in the 79th year of her age. Her funeral proceeded from her son-in-law Thomas Dennie's house on Cambridge Street.3,1
Burial*She was buried in T5, in the Thomas Dennie Tomb, on the west side of Kings Chapel Burying Ground, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. She was in the 79th year of her age.2,1

Family

James Bryant b. c 1734, d. 25 Sep 1777
Child1.Sarah Bryant+1 b. c 1761, d. 18 Jul 1827

Citations

  1. [S954] John J. Dennie and Helen Schatvet Ullmann CG FASG, "The Bible of Thomas Dennie of Boston, Massachusetts", MASSOG. Includes thoroughly researched, and written, informative footnotes. Volume 31, No. 2, pages 53-57 (Summer 2007). Hereinafter cited as "Thomas Dennie of Boston Bible."
  2. [S946] Boston, MA: Old Cemeteries of Boston, online at www.americanancestors.org, page 736. Hereinafter cited as Old Cemeteries of Boston.
  3. [S946] Old Cemeteries of Boston, online at www.americanancestors.org, page 736, date reported as 28 May.

Katreen Kilby1,2

d. 23 July 1758
Name VariationKatreen was also found in our research as Catherine.3,4
Marriage*18 February 1719She married Stephen Cushing of Hingham on 18 February 1719 in Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,4
Residence*Katreen and Stephen Cushing lived with their family on East Street, Hingham.2
Death*23 July 1758She died on 23 July 1758 in Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2

Family

Stephen Cushing b. 8 Nov 1687, d. 3 Apr 1749
Children1.Peter Cushing2 b. 9 Dec 1720, d. 10 Jun 1736
2.Stephen Cushing2 b. 13 Jul 1723
3.John Cushing2 b. 26 Feb 1727, d. 5 Jun 1727
4.Catherine Cushing+5,2 b. 5 May 1728
5.John Cushing2 b. 14 Jun 1730, d. 13 Jun 1754
6.Lydia Cushing2 b. 13 Feb 1732, d. 25 Jul 1770
7.Hannah Cushing2 b. 18 May 1735
8.Peter Cushing2 b. 15 May 1737, d. 5 May 1739
9.Rebecca Cushing2 b. 27 May 1739
10.Peter Cushing2 b. 3 May 1741

Citations

  1. [S859] The town of Hingham, compiler, History of the town of Hingham, Massachusetts, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Reprint in one volume of the last two volumes of the History of the town of Hingham, Massachusetts, originally published in three volumes in four parts by the town in 1893. Includes separate indexes for surnames, places, and miscellaneous at the end of Volume 3. Contents: Volume 1, Parts 1-2. Historical --Volume 2. Genealogical -- Volume 3. Genealogical. (Hingham, Massachusetts: Published by the town, 1893), Volume III, Nichols, page 87, her name written as "Katreen". Hereinafter cited as History of Hingham, Massachusetts.
  2. [S857] James S. Cushing, The genealogy of the Cushing family: an account of the ancestors and descendants of Matthew Cushing, who came to America in 1638, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. Matthew Cushing was born in England in 1589 and settled in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1638. Includes index. (Montreal, Canada: The Perrault Printing Company, 1905), pages 33-34. Hereinafter cited as Cushing family genealogy.
  3. [S857] James S. Cushing, Cushing family genealogy, page 63, her name written as "Catherine."
  4. [S857] James S. Cushing, Cushing family genealogy, pages 33-34, her name written as "Catherine."
  5. [S859] The town of Hingham, History of Hingham, Massachusetts, Volume III, Nichols, page 87.

Margaret Kimble1

Marriage*1685She married John Pratt, son of Benajah Pratt and Persis Dunham, in 1685.2

Family

John Pratt b. c 1659
Child1.Mehitable Pratt1 b. 24 Feb 1705, d. 26 Apr 1732

Citations

  1. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory (Chandler, Arizona: Ancestor House, 1998 Edition), page 701. Hereinafter cited as The Pratt Directory.
  2. [S908] Compiled by Jayne Pratt Lovelace, The Pratt Directory, page 535.

Amelia Kinder1

b. 1807
Father*Valentine Kinder1 b. 22 Mar 1759, d. 9 Nov 1822
Mother*Amelia Evans1 b. 1779, d. 1817
Birth*1807Amelia Kinder was born about 1807.2

Citations

  1. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, 1879 probate papers of Calvin Kinder, John C. Davidson administrator, Nancy A. Kinder widow, images 670-739 of 1774. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999.
  2. [S1757] Brick Wall research obtained from an undocumented and unproven source and considered to be a "suggestion" or a "maybe" or a "what if". When any reliable source for the information is found, we will happily include it.

Barbara Kinder1

b. 1 July 1781
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father*Valentine Kinder1 b. 22 Mar 1759, d. 9 Nov 1822
Mother*Elizabeth ______1 b. 1759, d. 1801
Birth*1 July 1781Barbara Kinder was born on 1 July 1781.1,2,3
Marriage*She married James Heaton, son of John Heaton and Rebecca ______.4
Census 1800*1800Barbara was likely enumerated on the census taken in 1800 in the household of her husband James Heaton in East Bethlehem, Washington County, Pennsylvania. The household consisted of 4 people, 1 free white male aged 16 thru 25, 1 free white female aged 16 thru 25, 1 free white male under 10 and 1 free white female under 10.2
(Wife) Occupation27 February 1808Barbara's husband made and concluded an agreement on 27 February 1808 with Valentine Kinder of East Bethlehem, Washington County, Pennsylvania. Their agreement stated that Valentine Kinder had lent, rented or set unto James Heaton his stills and still house and all belonging thereto, flour mill and brew house, hop yard and orchard and one-third of the meadow and the field adjoining the meadow for the term of three years, and one-third of the pasture and firewood as convenient as Valentine Kinder can get it, for the sum of 700 gallons of merchandisable whiskey deliveries to Frederick town in good barrels for each and every year. And James Heaton was to return everything to Valentine Kinder in good repair at the end of the term, and he was to take good care of the orchard and not skin the trees when he plowed, and he was to plow the orchard in the summer. Both men agreed to bind themselves, their heirs, and assigns in the penal sum of $500, the party failing paying to the party standing. Valentine Kinder and James Heaton each signed their names, Kinder with an "x", and their agreement was witnessed by John and Stephen Hill.4
Administration*23 May 1810Barbara was appointed Administrator for her husband's estate on 23 May 1810. She paid the sum of $2.31 to Isaac Kerr, Register, for taking bond and granting Letters of Administration.4
Census 1810*1810Barbara Heaton appeared on the census taken in 1810 in East Bethlehem, Washington County, Pennsylvania. Her household consisted of 6 people, 1 free white female aged 26 thru 44, 1 free white male under age 10, 1 free white male aged 10 thru 15, 2 free white females under age 10, 1 free white female aged 10 thru 15. Five members of the household were under 16 and Barbara was over 25.3
Administration*23 March 1811 On 23 March 1811, Barbara Heaton, as administrator for her husband's estate, paid $288.96 to Valentine Kinder as full payment for the last year's amount on the lease agreement Valentine Kinder had made with her husband. Valentine signed a document with his "x" stating that he had been paid in full.4
(Neighbor) Research Notes We first identified the people who were enumerated in East Bethlehem in 1810 and were not there in 1820. From that list we eliminated the individuals we found elsewhere in 1820, and were left with the following individuals whose names or surnames were represented among the earliest settlers of Madison County, Illinois, and were neighbors of Valentine Kinder in both places.5,6,7
(Mother) Relocation1817Barbara probably relocated with her children as members of the large company of families led by her father, Valentine Kinder, from Washington County, Pennsylvania to Madison County, Illinois, in 1817. We haven't found any records in Illinois, however, to indicate she arrived. The colony included the families of Valentine Kinder, Isaac Braden, Philip Hawk, and others as well. The party traveled by flat boat down the Ohio from Wheeling, Virginia (now West Virginia) to Shawneetown, Illinois. From there, their stock was driven across the country via the New Design Settlement, and they traveled from Shawneetown by keel boat to St. Louis, and then along the Six Mile route to their chosen home called originally, Six Mile Prairie, and later, Nameoki.5,8

Family

James Heaton b. 1775, d. May 1810
Children1.Betsey Heaton3 b. 1797
2.John Heaton+3 b. 1799, d. 29 Jan 1844
3.Valentine Heaton+3 b. 1801, d. 28 Nov 1845
4.Rebecca Hayden+3 b. 1803
5.Barbara Heaton+3 b. 1805

Citations

  1. [S1757] Brick Wall research obtained from an undocumented and unproven source and considered to be a "suggestion" or a "maybe" or a "what if". When any reliable source for the information is found, we will happily include it.
  2. [S164] 1800 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of James Heaton, East Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania; Series: M32; Roll: 44; Page: 768,769; Image: 50; Family History Library Film: 363347. Hereinafter cited as 1800 US Federal Census.
  3. [S165] 1810 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Barbara Heaton, East Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania; Roll: 57; Page: 86; Image: 00092; Family History Library Film: 0193683. Hereinafter cited as 1810 US Federal Census.
  4. [S1614] Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, James Heaton, Washington County, Case# 56, File H: 1811-1816, H36-H60; 1816-1827, H1-H41; image numbers 6 thru 52. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993.
  5. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), pages 86, 128 and 502. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  6. [S165] 1810 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, East Bethlehem, Washington County, Pennsylvania.
  7. [S468] 1820 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, East Bethlehem, Washington County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as 1820 US Federal Census.
  8. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Valentine Heaton, Memorial# 176625191. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Calvin Kinder1

b. 1803, d. 18 January 1879
Father*Valentine Kinder1 b. 22 Mar 1759, d. 9 Nov 1822
Mother*Amelia Evans1 b. 1779, d. 1817
Birth*1803Calvin Kinder was born about 1803 in Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*7 July 1833He married, as her second husband, Margaret (Gillham) Davidson, daughter of Isaac Gillham and Jane Kirkpatrick, on 7 July 1833 in Madison County, Illinois.2,3
(Administrator) Probate13 March 1845Rebecca (Hayden) Gillham, widow of the deceased, and Calvin Kinder were appointed administrators for the estate of Isaac Gillham Jr. on 13 March 1845 in Madison County, Illinois. At the time of his death, Isaac had been administrating the estate of John Heaton, and Rebecca (Hayden) Gillham and Calvin Kinder took over as administrators to complete the probate of John Heaton's estate also.4
Marriage*22 September 1878He married second, as her third husband, Nancy Ann (Jones) Course Wood, daughter of John Jones, on 22 September 1878 in Madison County, Illinois.5,6
Death*18 January 1879He died on or about 18 January 1879 in Madison County, Illinois, at about age 76.7

Family 1

Margaret Gillham b. 1800

Family 2

Nancy Ann Jones b. 1809

Citations

  1. [S1757] Brick Wall research obtained from an undocumented and unproven source and considered to be a "suggestion" or a "maybe" or a "what if". When any reliable source for the information is found, we will happily include it.
  2. [S1600] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1791 to 1850, online at www.ancestry.com, Calvin Kinder and Margaret Davidson, Madison County, 7 July 1833. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1791 to 1850.
  3. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Evansville, Indiana: Reprint. Originally published: Edwardsville, Illinois : W.R. Brink, 1882, 1973), Gillham family, pages 71-75. Hereinafter cited as History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers.
  4. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, probate of Isaac Gillham, administration granted to his widow Rebecca Gillham and Calvin Kinder on 13 March 1845. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999.
  5. [S1762] Katherine Moorhead, History of Madison County, Illinois : with biographical sketches of many prominent men and pioneers, Venice, page 583.
  6. [S1701] Illinois, County Marriage Records, 1800-1940, online at www.ancestry.com, Calvin Kinder, age 75, son of Valentine Kinder and Amelia Evans and Nancy Ann Wood, age 69, daughter of John Jones and Mary Halt, in Madison County on 22 September 1878, referencing Film Number: 001306458. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, County Marriage Records, 1800-1940.
  7. [S1602] Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999, online at www.ancestry.com, 1879 probate papers of Calvin Kinder, John C. Davidson administrator, Nancy A. Kinder widow, images 670-739 of 1774.

Clarabell Kinder1

b. 1783
Father*Valentine Kinder1 b. 22 Mar 1759, d. 9 Nov 1822
Mother*Elizabeth ______1 b. 1759, d. 1801
Birth*1783Clarabell Kinder was born about 1783.1

Citations

  1. [S1757] Brick Wall research obtained from an undocumented and unproven source and considered to be a "suggestion" or a "maybe" or a "what if". When any reliable source for the information is found, we will happily include it.