Mariah Berry1,2

b. August 1831
Birth*August 1831Mariah Berry was born in August 1831 in Illinois.1,3
Marriage*4 August 1849She married William Gordon, son of William E. Gordon and Nancy Berry, on 4 August 1849 in Scott County, Illinois.1,2
(Daughter-in-Law) Census 185012 October 1850Mariah appeared with her husband and son on the 1850 census taken on 12 October 1850 in the household of her mother-in-law, Nancy Heaton, in Morgan County, Illinois. Mariah's husband was 22 years old and doing the farming, she was 19, and their baby, William, was recorded as 0.1,4

Family

William Gordon b. Aug 1826
Children1.William Edwin Gordon+1,5 b. 22 Jun 1850, d. 22 Oct 1929
2.Henry L. Gordon+6 b. 25 Jun 1852, d. 12 Feb 1938
3.David O. Gordon7 b. 10 Jun 1857, d. 13 Mar 1941

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Nancy "Haden", Morgan, Illinois; Roll: M432_122; Page: 293A; Image: 254. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  2. [S1600] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1791 to 1850, online at www.ancestry.com, William M. Gordon and Mariah L. Berry, Scott County, 4 August 1849. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1791 to 1850.
  3. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of James and Mary Gordon, Point Pleasant, Scott, Illinois; Page: 3; Enumeration District: 0136; FHL microfilm: 1240344. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Nancy (Berry) Heaton, Memorial# 176625280. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, William Edwin Gordon, Memorial# 176615437.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Henry Lincoln Gordon, Memorial# 148556838.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, David Oscar Gordon, Memorial# 92676851.

Nancy Berry1

b. 15 October 1803, d. 13 March 1876
ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Father-Possible*Samuel Berry1,2 b. 1775
Birth*15 October 1803Nancy Berry was born on 15 October 1803 in Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*14 October 1823She married first William E. Gordon, son of ______ Gordon, on 14 October 1823 in Madison County, Illinois.3,4,1
Residence*After their marriage, Nancy and William settled on a homestead near Lynnville, Morgan County, Illinois. Their first home was a one room log cabin, measuring 20 by 20 feet.5
Biographical Info*Family stories reported that Nancy could swim the Illinois River, which was quite a feat for a woman, it was said at the time.6
(Wife) Death6 November 1839Nancy became a widow when William E. Gordon died on 6 November 1839 at age 37.4
Census 1840*1840Head of Household Nancy Gordon was transcribed as Nancy "Gardens" on the 1840 census taken on 1840 in Morgan County, Illinois. Her household consisted of 7 people: David would have been the 1 free white male aged 5 thru 9, William would have been the 1 free white male aged 10 thru 14, John would have been the 1 free white male aged 15 thru 19, Sarah would have been the 1 free white female under 5, Mary and Elizabeth would have been the 2 free white females aged 5 thru 9, and Nancy, the 1 free white female aged 30 thru 39. One member of the household was employed in agriculture.7
Marriage*24 April 1843She married second Valentine Heaton, son of James Heaton and Barbara Kinder, on 24 April 1843 in Morgan County, Illinois.

Valentine had described Nancy as his childhood sweetheart. They had quarreled for some reason, and broken up, and she had married William E. Gordon and moved with him to Morgan County.

At Gordon's death in November 1839, Nancy was left a widow with six children, and was having a hard time financially. She was struggling to support her family and to keep the farm on which she lived. Valentine learned of her hardship from a man who had gone to Madison County for supplies.

Upon learning the news. Valentine said he would go to Morgan County and marry her, if she would have him, as he had never loved any other girl. The man advised against it, telling Valentine that Nancy had teenage sons who might resent a step-father. Valentine, however, went to Morgan County, and to Nancy, anyway.8,6,1
Residence*After their marriage, Nancy and Valentine continued to live on the farm to which she had come as a bride in the fall of 1823. Valentine purchased more land in Morgan County and proved to be a good provider and step-father to Nancy and her children.6
(Wife) Death28 November 1845Nancy became a widow for the second time when Valentine Heaton died on 28 November 1845 at about age 45.6
Census 1850*12 October 1850Nancy was enumerated as Nancy "Haden" on the 1850 census taken on 12 October 1850 in Morgan County, Illinois. She was 47 years of age with real estate valued at $1,600. Her son William Gordon was 22 years old and doing the farming, and his wife Maria was 19 and their baby William was recorded as 0. Nancy's daughters, Mary, Elizabeth and Sarah Gordon, were 19, 17, and 13, respectively, and all had attended school within the year. Her son, Samuel Heaton, was 4. Nancy's father, Samuel Berry, was also enumerated in Nancy's household in 1850. He was 75 years of age.2,1
Census 1860*23 June 1860Nancy appeared on the 1860 census taken on 23 June 1860 in Lynnville, Morgan County, Illinois. She was recorded as 50 years of age, only 3 years older than she had been 10 years earlier, with real estate valued at $6,400 and a personal estate valued at $500. The household enumerated immediately before hers on the same census page was that of her son John Gordon. Residing in Nancy's household was her son Samuel who was 15 and had attended school within the year, and her daughters, Mary who was 32 and Sarah who was 21. A servant, Mary Davis, age 16, also resided in Nancy's household in 1860.9
Census 1870*29 July 1870Nancy was enumerated on the 1870 census taken on 29 July 1870 in Lynnville, Morgan County, Illinois. She was 67 years of age and keeping house with real estate valued at $42,000 and a personal estate valued at $6,000. She was enumerated as the only member of her household, although her son John Gordon's household was enumerated immediately preceding hers on the same census page, and her son Samuel Heaton's household was enumerated immediately following hers on the same census page. So Nancy was still surrounded by her family and loved ones in 1870.10
Death*13 March 1876She died on 13 March 1876 in Scott County, Illinois, at age 721
Burial* and was buried in Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois. Her obituary reported her an aged lady of seventy-four years, "widely known in the southern part of the county and much respected wherever known." She had enjoyed good health until the fall of 1875 when "she was prostrated by pneumonia from the effects of which she never fully recovered."1

Family 1

William E. Gordon b. 2 Oct 1802, d. 6 Nov 1839
Children1.John Gordon+1 b. 29 Jul 1824, d. 23 Apr 1906
2.William Gordon+2 b. Aug 1826
3.David Berry Gordon11,12 b. 29 Nov 1828, d. b Jun 1850
4.Mary H. Gordon+2 b. 1831, d. 1913
5.Elizabeth Gordon+2 b. 16 Oct 1833, d. 17 May 1920
6.Sarah Gordon+2 b. 1836, d. 10 Apr 1915

Family 2

Valentine Heaton b. 1801, d. 28 Nov 1845
Child1.Samuel Washington Heaton+2 b. 2 Aug 1845, d. 28 Mar 1912

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Nancy (Berry) Heaton, Memorial# 176625280. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Nancy "Haden", Morgan, Illinois; Roll: M432_122; Page: 293A; Image: 254. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  3. [S1600] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1791 to 1850, online at www.ancestry.com, Nancy Berry and William Gordon, 14 October 1823, Madison County, Illinois. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1791 to 1850.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, William E. Gordon, Memorial# 89189121.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Gordon, Memorial# 29237777.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Valentine Heaton, Memorial# 176625191, citing page 146 of The Family History of Morgan County, Illinois, May 1976, compiled by the Jacksonville Area Genealogical Society.
  7. [S487] 1840 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Nancy Gardens, Morgan, Illinois; Page: 433. Hereinafter cited as 1840 US Federal Census.
  8. [S1600] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1791 to 1850, online at www.ancestry.com, Nancy Gordon and Valentine "Heiton", 24 April 1843, Morgan County, Illinois.
  9. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Nancy Heaton, Lynnville, Morgan, Illinois; Roll: M653_213; Page: 475; Family History Library Film: 803213. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.
  10. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Nancy Heaton, Lynnville, Morgan, Illinois; Roll: M593_263; Page: 576B; Family History Library Film: 545762. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.
  11. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, David Berry Gordon, Memorial# 89189087.
  12. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Valentine Heaton, Memorial# 176625191.

Samuel Berry1

b. 1775
Birth*1775Samuel Berry was born about 1775 in Delaware.1
(Witness) Census 185012 October 1850Samuel appeared on the 1850 census taken on 12 October 1850 in the household of his daughter, Nancy Heaton, in Morgan County, Illinois. He was 75 years of age.1,2

Family

Child1.Nancy Berry+2,1 b. 15 Oct 1803, d. 13 Mar 1876

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Nancy "Haden", Morgan, Illinois; Roll: M432_122; Page: 293A; Image: 254. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Nancy (Berry) Heaton, Memorial# 176625280. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Thomas Berry

Father*James Berry; note: James may be Thomas's father, brother or other relative. James Berry was a witness to the 1777 will of Walter Hinds and Thomas and Alexander Berry were named as trustees in the 1794 will of Walter Hinds' son, Ralph Hinds
(Trustee) Will15 April 1794Thomas Berry of Rockfield in the County of Cavan was named as a Trustee of the properties in the will of Ralph Hinds, dated 15 April 1794 and proved on 10 May 1794.1

Citations

  1. [S343] Ralph Hinds will (15 Apr 1794), Copy of the Will of Ralph Hinds, deceased 1794, National Archives of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Will of Ralph Hinds, deceased 1794.

Lydia Besse1

Marriage*7 July 1748She married Samuel Leonard of Bridgewater, son of Josiah Leonard and Abigail Washburn, on 7 July 1748 in Wareham, Plymouth County.1

Family

Samuel Leonard b. s 1720

Citations

  1. [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 245. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Thankful Besse1

Marriage*22 November 1744She married Nathan Leonard of Bridgewater, son of Josiah Leonard and Abigail Washburn, on 22 November 1744 in Wareham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Nathan Leonard b. s 1722
Child1.Sarah Leonard3 b. 23 Apr 1756

Citations

  1. [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 2, page 244. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  2. [S862] Ralph V. Wood Jr., Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 12, Francis Cooke (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2008), Person No. 227, Abigail Washburn, pages 247-248. Hereinafter cited as Francis Cooke of the Mayflower (Five).
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Births, Volume 1, page 214.

Mary Bessee1

Marriage*17 March 1757She married Simeon Hayward, son of Nathaniel Hayward and Mary Harvey, on 17 March 1757 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,1,3
Relocation*Mary and Simeon Hayward moved away from Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2

Citations

  1. [S612] Paul Dillon Hayward, Thomas Hayward of Bridgewater (Denver, Colorado: P.D. Hayward, 1985), Author stated in his Preface that this book is his third compilation on the Haywards and that most of the data he obtained from previously published sources. He warned that there are undoubtedly many errors, some of which may invalidate entire sections, page 4. Hereinafter cited as Thomas Hayward of Bridgewater.
  2. [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), Hayward, pages 181-190. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  3. [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 176. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Mary Bevan1

Marriage*She married Alexander Slator of Whitehill, County Longford in Ireland.1
Residence*Mary and Alexander Slator lived at Whitehill, County Longford.1,2

Family

Alexander Slator b. 1707, d. 1772
Children1.Anne Slator+1 d. 6 Jan 1816
2.Mary Slator+3

Citations

  1. [S1402] Interviews and emails exchanged between Michael Walsh (Michael Walsh, The Great House, Llanddewi Rydderch, Monmouthshire, Wales NP79UY), and LHB, on various dates. LHB Computer Files (Summerlin, Nevada), email dated 10 February 2014.
  2. [S1458] The lands of Whitehill in County Longford Ireland, 1832, a photograph of an original survey map, with a huge thank you for sharing to Michael Walsh (The Great House, Llanddewi Rydderch, Monmouthshire, Wales).
  3. [S1402] Interviews and emails, Michael Walsh, on various dates, email dated 29 June 2015, Graydon and Slator.

Alice Bicknell1

Marriage*She married Richard Rockwood.1

Family

Richard Rockwood
Child1.Lydia Rockwood+2,1 d. 3 Mar 1675/76

Citations

  1. [S442] Oliver Ray Pardo, "The Families of Ray Benson Pardo and Viola Berliot Stevens", 28 December 1996 (Port Orchard, Washington). . Hereinafter cited as "The Families of Pardo and Stevens."
  2. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, A Genealogical History of Henry Adams, of Braintree, Mass., and his descendants : also John Adams of Cambridge, Mass., 1632-1897, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Rutland, Vermont: published by the author; The Tuttle Company, Printers, 1898), page 7. Hereinafter cited as Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge.

Ann Bicknell1

Marriage*She married Benjamin White.1

Family

Benjamin White
Child1.Abigail White1 b. 31 Mar 1739, d. 28 Jun 1785

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, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

Hannah Bicknell1

Marriage*She married Benjamin Shaw.1

Family

Benjamin Shaw
Child1.Abigail Shaw+1 b. 1707, d. 26 Feb 1793

Citations

  1. [S1140] Elisha Clarke Leonard, James Leonard of Taunton, ironmaster. In four volumes: Volume 1, 1st-5th generations, Volume 2, 6th generation, Volume 3, 7th generation, Volume 4, 8th generation. James Leonard was born in England and came to America about 1660 settling in Massachusetts where he was an ironworker. He may have worked at the iron works at Jamestown before it was destroyed. He married twice and had 4 children. Information on many of his descendants to the 8th generation is included in these volumes. Descendants live throughout the United States especially in New England. Includes index: page 56; FHL Film# 1598012, Items 7-10, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as James Leonard of Taunton, Massachusetts, ironmaster.

Hannah Billings1

Marriage*15 June 1725She married Jonathan Nutting, son of Jonathan Nutting and Elizabeth ______, on 15 June 1725 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Residence*They settled in Wrentham, Suffolk County.2

Family

Jonathan Nutting d. b 1735
Children1.Elizabeth Nutting2 b. 12 Jul 1726, d. 22 Dec 1825
2.Hannah Nutting2 b. 17 Sep 1728

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Marriages, Volume 1, page 268. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S1245] Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: H.O. Houghton and Company, 1877), Nutting Family, pages 615-616. Hereinafter cited as History of Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Moses Billings1

(Appraiser) Administration3 October 1787 On 3 October 1787, changes were made in the administration on the estate of the Reverend Ebenezer Turell. The original Executor, Simon Tufts Esq., had died, and Judge Oliver Prescott, Judge of Probate and Wills in Middlesex County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress), appointed his widow, Elizabeth (Hall) Tufts, to succeed her deceased husband as Administrator of Turell's unfinished probate. On the same date, Judge Prescott, who had been appointed to the position following the death of Judge Winthrop in 1779, ordered John Brooks Esq., Ebenezer Hall and Moses Billings to complete another inventory and appraise the estate, according to their best skill and judgment, in lawful money of the Commonwealth.1

Citations

  1. [S485] Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (886 microfilm reels of original records in the Middlesex County Courthouse, Cambridge, Massachusetts), LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Ebenezer Turell 1778 probate packet# 23046, FHL Film# 421543. Hereinafter cited as Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

Lydia Billington1

b. 1677, d. 22 September 1716
Birth*1677Lydia Billington was born in 1677 in Marshfield, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).
Marriage*circa 1698She married Deacon John Washburn circa 1698.1
Death*22 September 1716She died on 22 September 1716 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).

Family

Deacon John Washburn b. c 1672, d. 27 Jun 1750

Citations

  1. [S744] Maltby Family Genealogy Website, online at http://home.earthlink.net/~jamaltby1/index.html. Compiled by John A. Maltby of Redwood City, California, who we believe has presented his own research; the website contains thorough source information and appears to be an excellent resource for the Massachusetts Colony Washburn Family History. The website includes additional family lines as well. Regarding the Washburns, the only family line on the website reviewed by this researcher, much of the information presented appears to be in line with information already obtained and is believed to be accurate. For that reason, additional information obtained only from the Maltby Family Genealogy website has been included in this collection. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as the Maltby Family Genealogy Website.

Mary Billington1

Marriage*She married Elnathan Wood, son of Abiel Wood and Abijah Bowen.1

Family

Elnathan Wood
Child1.Judith Wood+1 b. 11 Apr 1728, d. 20 Nov 1811

Citations

  1. [S744] Maltby Family Genealogy Website, online at http://home.earthlink.net/~jamaltby1/index.html, citing Mayflower Families Five Generations: Billington, page 63. Compiled by John A. Maltby of Redwood City, California, who we believe has presented his own research; the website contains thorough source information and appears to be an excellent resource for the Massachusetts Colony Washburn Family History. The website includes additional family lines as well. Regarding the Washburns, the only family line on the website reviewed by this researcher, much of the information presented appears to be in line with information already obtained and is believed to be accurate. For that reason, additional information obtained only from the Maltby Family Genealogy website has been included in this collection. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as the Maltby Family Genealogy Website.

Hannah Bisbee

d. 29 April 1762
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Father*Jonah Bisbee1
Mother*Ruth Briant1
Marriage*7 November 1760She married Jabez Bolton of Halifax, son of Elisha Bolton and Mary ______, on 7 November 1760 in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). They were married by the Reverend Mr. Gad Hitchcock. Their names were spelled "Bolten" and "Bisbe" and their intention was noted as "not recorded."2,3
Death*29 April 1762She died on 29 April 1762 in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Family

Jabez Bolton

Citations

  1. [S672] Barbara L. Merrick, "The Original Church Records of Gad Hitchcock, D.D., 1748 to 1803: Deaths", New England Historical & Genealogical Register Volume 136 (January 1982): page 34. Hereinafter cited as "Pembroke Death Records of Rev. Gad Hitchcock - NEHGR."
  2. [S689] Pembroke Town Clerk, Town and vital records 1711-1841, Pembroke, Massachusetts. Microfilm of manuscript housed in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Includes indexes: page 390; on two microfilm reels, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Pembroke Town and Vital records 1711-1841.
  3. [S688] Published at the charge of the Eddy Town-Record Fund, Vital records of Pembroke, Massachusetts, to year 1850 (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911), Marriages, page 240. Hereinafter cited as Vital records of Pembroke, Massachusetts, to year 1850.

Jonah Bisbee1

Marriage*He married Ruth Briant.

Family

Ruth Briant
Child1.Hannah Bisbee1 d. 29 Apr 1762

Citations

  1. [S672] Barbara L. Merrick, "The Original Church Records of Gad Hitchcock, D.D., 1748 to 1803: Deaths", New England Historical & Genealogical Register Volume 136 (January 1982): page 34. Hereinafter cited as "Pembroke Death Records of Rev. Gad Hitchcock - NEHGR."

______ Bisbee1,2

ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Marriage*She married John Thomson, son of Joseph Thomson and Elizabeth Bolton.2,3

Family

John Thomson b. 14 Oct 1737

Citations

  1. [S1129] Charles Hutchinson Thompson, A Genealogy of Descendants of John Thomson of Plymouth, Mass., downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Lansing, Michigan: Darius D. Thorpe, Printer and Binder, 1890), Second and Third Generations, pages 29-38; source notes her name was either "Martha" or "Elizabeth". Hereinafter cited as Descendants of John Thomson of Plymouth.
  2. [S471] Anna Chesebrough Wildey, Genealogy of the Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts (New York, New York: Press of T.A. Wright, 1903), Part I, Descendants of Samuel, pages 18-301. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of William Chesebrough of Boston, Rehoboth, Massachusetts.
  3. [S1129] Charles Hutchinson Thompson, Descendants of John Thomson of Plymouth, Second and Third Generations, pages 29-38.

John Bishop1

b. 1722, d. 17 December 1791
Father*Dr. John Bishop1
Mother*Sarah ______1
Birth*1722John Bishop was born in 1722.1
Marriage*7 December 1752He married Abigail Tufts, daughter of Dr. Simon Tufts and Abigail Smith, on 7 December 1752 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Death*17 December 1791He died from complications of gout, rheumatism and dropsy on 17 December 1791 in Medford at age 70.1,3

Family

Abigail Tufts b. 22 Sep 1728, d. 29 Aug 1810

Citations

  1. [S1011] Larkin T. Tufts and Edward C. Booth M.D., "Tufts Genealogy -- Earlier Generations", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 51, pages 299-305 (July 1897). Hereinafter cited as "Tufts Genealogy."
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Marriages, page 185. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Deaths, page 339.

Dr. John Bishop1

Marriage*He married Sarah ______.1

Family

Sarah ______
Child1.John Bishop1 b. 1722, d. 17 Dec 1791

Citations

  1. [S1011] Larkin T. Tufts and Edward C. Booth M.D., "Tufts Genealogy -- Earlier Generations", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 51, pages 299-305 (July 1897). Hereinafter cited as "Tufts Genealogy."

Purnell Bishop1

b. 1796, d. April 1875
Birth*1796Purnell Bishop was born in 1796 in Maryland.1
Marriage*4 September 1819He married first Nancy Stone on 4 September 1819 in Fayette County, Kentucky.2
(Husband) Deathbefore 31 March 1827Purnell became a widower when Nancy (Stone) Bishop died before 31 March 1827.3
Marriage*1828He married second Sarah M. Hewett, daughter of John M. Hewett and Sarah ______, in 1828.1,4
(Husband) Death10 March 1875Purnell became a widower for the second time when Sarah M. (Hewett) Bishop died in 10 March 1875 at the age of 65 years and 11 months.5,4
Death*April 1875He died in April 1875, just a few weeks after his wife, in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, at about age 791
Burial*30 April 1875 and was buried on 30 April 1875 with his wife in Section C, Lot 11, Part N1/2 of Lexington Cemetery, Lexington.1

Family 1

Nancy Stone d. b 31 Mar 1827

Family 2

Sarah M. Hewett b. 25 Mar 1809, d. 10 Mar 1875

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Purnell Bishop, Memorial# 138127531. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S1698] Kentucky, Compiled Marriages, 1802-1850, online at www.ancestry.com, Purnell Bishop and Nancy Stone, Fayette County, 4 September 1819. Hereinafter cited as Kentucky, Compiled Marriages, 1802-1850.
  3. [S1743] Kentucky pioneer and court records, online at www.ancestry.com, Lexington Public Library, Extracts from Funeral Invitations, page 295, Mrs. Nancy Bishop, at the house of Mr. Purnell Bishop on 31 March 1827. Hereinafter cited as Kentucky pioneer and court records.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah Marie (Hewett) Bishop, Memorial# 138127618.
  5. [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.

F. J. Bissell1

ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Marriage*He married Elizabeth M. Heaton, daughter of Samuel H. Heaton and Catherine Webster.1

Family

Elizabeth M. Heaton b. 31 Dec 1871

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 5, page 157. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Jonathan Bitner1

Marriage*He married Mary Ann Mathews.1

Family

Mary Ann Mathews
Child1.Rachel Bitner+1 b. 11 Apr 1818, d. 10 Jun 1854

Citations

  1. [S44] Roy Henry Heaton, (Miles City, Montana). "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - Eleven Generations", prepared by hand in 1941. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, some of the information and the dates, particularly, in this pedigree chart often prove to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented was a good place for us to start, and has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - 1941."

Rachel Bitner1

b. 11 April 1818, d. 10 June 1854
Father*Jonathan Bitner1
Mother*Mary Ann Mathews1
Birth*11 April 1818Rachel Bitner was born on 11 April 1818 in Pennsylvania.2,3,4
Marriage*She married, as his first wife, George Marker, son of Henry Marker and Mary Ambrose, probably in Pennsylvania.1,3
Census 1850*29 August 1850Rachel and George Marker appeared on the 1850 census taken on 29 August 1850 in Donegal, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. George was 33 years of age and a farmer with real estate valued at $1000. Rachel was also 33 years of age. They lived with their children, Rosana, age 8, Mary A., age 6, Elizabeth 4, Amanda 2, and Louisa 8 months. The two older girls, Rosana and Mary Ann, had both attended school within the last year. Also living in the Marker household was David Peep, age 13 who, like everyone else in the household, had been born in Pennsylvania.4
Death*10 June 1854She died on 10 June 1854 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, at age 36.3,4,5,2

Family

George Marker b. 11 Mar 1818, d. c 1877
Children1.Rosana Marker3,4 b. 17 Jan 1842
2.Mary Ann Marker+3,4 b. 1 Oct 1843, d. 13 Jun 1928
3.Elizabeth Marker3,4 b. 4 Sep 1845
4.Amanda Marker3,4 b. bt 1847 - 1848
5.Louisa Marker3,4 b. bt 1849 - 1850
6.Lavina Marker3,5 b. c 1850
7.Malinda Marker3,4 b. 2 Dec 1852, d. 17 Dec 1881

Citations

  1. [S44] Roy Henry Heaton, (Miles City, Montana). "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - Eleven Generations", prepared by hand in 1941. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, some of the information and the dates, particularly, in this pedigree chart often prove to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented was a good place for us to start, and has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - 1941."
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Rachel (Bitner) Marker, Memorial# 34883138. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S1439] Mary E. Ambrose, Ancestors and descendants of Amos Ambrose and Mary Brough of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Includes sources and index. (Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania: published by the author, 1996), Children of John and Susanna Ambrose, pages 23-24. Hereinafter cited as Amos Ambrose and Mary Brough of Westmoreland County.
  4. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of George and Rachel Marker, Donegal, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania; Roll M432_836; Page: 93A; Image: 534. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  5. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of George C. Marker, Ligonier, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania; Roll M653_1195; Page: 589; Image: 708; Family History Library Film: 805195. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.

Rebecca Bixby1,2

d. 12 February 1784
Marriage*26 August 1737She married Nathan Smith, son of Ephraim Smith, on 26 August 1737 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). They were both listed in the Haverhill record as "of Boxford."1,2
Note* Early in the history of the town of Shirley, Massachusetts, Nathan Smith, with his wife, Rebecca, and their family settled on a farm there in the vicinity of the 1882 residence of Abram Fairbanks. It is not yet known from which branch of the original Smith settlers he was descended, although it is believed he spent his youth in Boxford, Essex County, Massachusetts before relocating to Shirley in the early years of his marriage. He occupied but a humble position in the settlement, and his name does not appear among the 1 Mar 1747 petitioners for a division of the territory of Groton and the incorporation of a separate town.1
Death*12 February 1784She died on 12 February 1784 in Shirley, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1
Burial*She was buried in the old cemetery of Shirley, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1

Family

Nathan Smith b. 1 Jul 1710
Children1.Nathan Smith1 b. 1738, d. 16 Nov 1835
2.Sylvanus Smith1 b. Dec 1745, d. 1831
3.Ephraim Smith+ b. Dec 1745
4.Ezra Smith+ b. 29 May 1755, d. 3 Jun 1793

Citations

  1. [S484] Seth Chandler, History of the Town of Shirley, Massachusetts from its Early Settlement to A.D. 1882. The copy obtained from Google Books contains additional, handwritten notations and corrections dated 25 Sep 1883 on the William Bolton family on page 357. (Shirley, Massachusetts: Seth Chandler, 1883), pages 620-623. Hereinafter cited as Shirley Massachusetts History to 1882.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Anna Black1

b. circa 1658, d. 9 May 1722
Birth*circa 1658Anna or Hannah Black was born circa 1658 as calculated from her recorded age at death.2
Marriage*18 December 1676She married Thomas Gilbert of Taunton, son of Thomas Gilbert and Jane Rossiter, on 18 December 1676 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England). Her name was recorded as both Hannah Black and Anna Black.3,4
Death*9 May 1722She died on 9 May 1722 in Taunton at age 71.2
Burial*The gravestones for Hannah (Black) Gilbert and her husband Ensign Thomas Gilbert were placed beside each other in the Caswell Street Burying Ground, East Taunton, opposite Staples Street.5

Family

Thomas Gilbert b. c 1643, d. 20 Apr 1725
Children1.Hannah Gilbert+1,6 b. 28 Sep 1677, d. 6 Jun 1705
2.Mary Gilbert+1 b. 11 Aug 1679
3.Sarah Gilbert1 b. 11 Aug 1679
4.Thomas Gilbert1 b. 11 Jul 1681, d. 1 Feb 1692
5.Nathaniel Gilbert1 b. 19 Jul 1683
6.Mehitable Gilbert1 b. 5 May 1686

Citations

  1. [S1193] Edgar H. Reed, "Marriages, Births and Deaths at Taunton Mass.", compiled from the Taunton Proprietors' Records, New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 16, pages 324-328 and Volume 17, pages 34-37 and pages 232-236 (October 1862 and January 1863): Volume 17, page 35. Hereinafter cited as "Taunton Marriages, Births and Deaths."
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Deaths, Volume 3, page 87, her name spelled "Annah". Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S1193] Edgar H. Reed, "Taunton Marriages, Births and Deaths", Volume 17, page 35, her name recorded as Anna.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Marriages, Volume 2, page 198, her name recorded as Hannah.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Deaths, Volume 3, page 88.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Hannah (Gilbert) Phillips, Memorial# 20994576, noting her mother as "Hannah Blake"; created by Nareen, who requests that she be contacted through the addition/correction feature on the memorial webpage; unless additional sources are listed, the information from this source has not been verified. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Cynthia Beard Black1

Marriage*She married John Berry Campbell.1

Family

John Berry Campbell
Child1.Mary Jane Campbell+1 b. 2 Jan 1826, d. 2 Mar 1905

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary Jane (Campbell) Camp, Memorial# 75124638. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Cynthia Beard Black1,2

b. 1801, d. April 1880
Birth*1801Cynthia Beard Black was born about 1801 in Georgia.3,4
Marriage*5 October 1824She married John Berry Campbell, son of James Campbell and Margaret Berry, on 5 October 1824 in Maury County, Tennessee.1,5
Census 1850*7 June 1850Cynthia and John B. Campbell appeared on the 1850 census taken on 7 June 1850 in Scott County, Illinois. John was 45 years of age and a farmer with real estate valued at $5,000, and Cynthia was 48. Three of their children were enumerated with their parents in 1850. Joseph N. was 19 and worked as a farmer, Martha A. was 15 and Matilda was 14. The two younger children had attended school within the year. Also residing with the Campbell family in 1850 was 3-year old Martha E. Leeper, whose relationship to the family has not been identified.3
(Wife) Death9 April 1864Cynthia became a widow when John Berry Campbell died on 9 April 1864 at age 59.6
Death*April 1880She died of diarrhea in April 1880 in Morgan County, Illinois, at age 79.4

Family

John Berry Campbell b. 4 Sep 1804, d. 9 Apr 1864
Children1.Thomas Black Campbell+7 b. 31 Dec 1827, d. 14 Mar 1883
2.Joseph N. Campbell3 b. 24 Apr 1831, d. 30 Mar 1924
3.Martha Ann Campbell3 b. 31 Mar 1835, d. 3 Nov 1860
4.Matilda Campbell3 b. 1836

Citations

  1. [S1741] Family Data Collection - Marriages, online at www.ancestry.com, John Berry Campbell and Cynthia Beard Black, Maury County, Tennessee, 5 October 1824. Hereinafter cited as Family Data Collection - Marriages.
  2. [S1727] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947, online at www.ancestry.com, Joseph N. Campbell, born 24 April 1831 in Illinois, died 30 March 1924 in Scott County, father John B. Campbell, mother Cynthia Black. spouse Susan Campbell, referencing FHL Film Number: 1452446. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947.
  3. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of John B. and Cynthia B. Campbell, Scott, Illinois; Roll: M432_128; Page: 91A; Image: 460. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  4. [S1691] U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885, online at www.ancestry.com, Cynthia B. Campbell, widowed, born about 1801 in Georgia, died of diarrhea in April 1880 in Morgan County, Illinois. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885.
  5. [S1727] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947, online at www.ancestry.com, Joseph N. Campbell, born 24 April 1831 in Illinois, died 30 March 1924 in Scott County, father John B. Campbell, mother Cynthia Black, spouse Susan Campbell, referencing FHL Film Number: 1452446.
  6. [S1746] Family Data Collection - Deaths, online at www.ancestry.com, John Berry Campbell died 9 April 1864 in Scott County, Illinois. Hereinafter cited as Family Data Collection - Deaths.
  7. [S17] 1850 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Thomas and Martha Ann Campbell, Scott, Illinois; Roll: M432_128; Page: 29A; Image: 336.

Elizabeth Amanda Black1

b. 14 April 1814, d. 23 October 1867
Father*Thomas Gillespie Black1
Mother*Mary Callahan1
Birth*14 April 1814Elizabeth Amanda Black was born on 14 April 1814 in Oglethorpe, Macon County, Georgia.1
Marriage*3 January 1833She married, as his first wife, James G. Campbell, son of James Campbell and Margaret Berry, on 3 January 1833 in Morgan County, Illinois.2,1,3
Death*23 October 1867She died on 23 October 1867 in Dallas, Polk County, Oregon, at age 531
Burial* and was buried in Salt Creek Cemetery, Dallas, Polk County.1

Family

James G. Campbell b. 29 Mar 1810, d. 16 Mar 1886

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth Amanda (Black) Campbell, Memorial# 42497514. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S260] Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860, online at www.ancestry.com, James G. Campbell and Elizabeth A. Black, Morgan County, 3 January 1833, referencing Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah Microfilm: 1317641. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1790-1860.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, James Givens Campbell, Memorial# 52814339.

James Black1

b. 11 November 1870, d. 6 September 1951
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*William Black1 b. c 1848, d. 8 Oct 1916
Mother*Mary Hosey1 b. 1848, d. 6 Apr 1887
Birth*11 November 1870James Black was born on 11 November 1870 in St. Cyrus, Kincardine County (Kincardineshire), Scotland.1
Occupation*circa 1885James Black was apprenticed as a gardener for 4 years circa 1885 at Rossie Castle, Scotland.1
Immigration*4 April 1890He departed from Glasgow, Scotland on the ship "Anchoria" and arrived into New York City, New York County, New York, on 4 April 1890.1
Occupationafter 4 April 1890James Black was a gardener and landscaper after 4 April 1890 in Warwick, Orange County, New York.1
Marriage*24 January 1895He married Margaret Hinds, daughter of James Hinds and Jane Reilly, on 24 January 1895 at Christ Episcopal Church, Warwick, Orange County, New York. Married by Rev. David T. Howell, rector of Christ Episcopal Church, Warwick, NY.1
Naturalization*24 March 1903James was naturalized, and on 24 March 1903 in New York, he received his U.S. Citizenship.1
Death*6 September 1951He died on 6 September 1951 in Warwick, Orange County, New York, at age 80. As described in the Black Family source, "About nine o'clock in the morning of September 6th, 1951, James Black suffered a heart attack and died while watching one of his men dig up a hill of potatoes."1

Family

Margaret Hinds b. 26 Oct 1874, d. 24 Apr 1934

Citations

  1. [S24] Florence Black, History of the Family of James and Margaret Black and Relatives, November 1987. Hereinafter cited as James & Margaret Black Family.