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1412. William FELLOWS was born in 1609 in Foxton, Lincolnshire, England. He died on 29 Dec 1676 in Ipswich, Essex, Mass. He married Mary AYRES. [Parents]
1413. Mary AYRES was born about 1607 in England.
1414. Robert CROSS was born on 26 Jun 1613 in Denham, Suffolk, England. He died on 8 Feb 1692 in Ipswich, Essex, Mass. He married Ann (Hannah) JORDAN on 20 Aug 1635. [Parents]
1415. Ann (Hannah) JORDAN was born in 1617 in Denham, Suffolk, England. She died on 29 Oct 1677 in Ipswich, Essex, Mass. [Parents]
1440. George (of Watertown) ADAMS was born about 1626 in England. He died on 19 Oct 1696 in Watertown, Mass. He married Frances TAYLOR. [Parents]
Killed by the fall of a rock. Occupation: glover. Burial place not known. Data from following: "Charles Adams 1772-1801 of Farmington,CT, His Ancestors and Descendants" by Elmo Walter Adams March 5,1969 and "George Adams of Watertown" (Facts, QuestionsConjectures) by Henry Adams 1974 (LDS library 921.73Ad17a). LDS File Name 107691 (13,952,284 Bytes) lists Father as"John", birth as 1626 in England and, death as 10 Oct 1696 at Cambridge Farms, Middlesex, MA. Submitter: actuary@@stanfordalumni.org
1441. Frances TAYLOR was born about 1626 in England. She died after 31 Dec 1696 in Lexington, Middlesex, Mass. [Parents]
1442. Samuel PHELPS was born in 1621. He died in 1669. He married Sarah GRISWOLD. [Parents]
1443. Sarah GRISWOLD was born in 1635. She died in 1715. [Parents]
1600. Johan Jacob METSKER (METZGER) was born in 1645 in Jettenbach, Bavaria.
By gathering information from various genealogy web sites and census records, this family history file is one of the most comprehensive compilations of information on the Metzgar / Metsker family in the United States. Please use caution - much of the information was obtained from unverified sources and is presented only to supply the researcher with a starting point for further research.
1664. Henry TILLERY was born about 1655 in Virginia, Old Rappahannock Co. He died in 1698 in Richmond Co, Virginia. He married Mary WASCOLE on 7 Nov 1675 in N Farnham Par, Richmond, Virginia. [Parents]
From research by Bobby Tillery:
"Mary presented Henry's Will Nov 3, 1698; proven by John Peck. Henry
Tillery "the elder" was mentioned as a planter in a Richmond County deed
Nov 17, 1694."
1665. Mary WASCOLE was born about 1655.
1696. Col. John WEST III was born about 1676 in West Point, New Kent (now King William) Co., Virginia. He died in 1734 in West Point, New Kent (now King William) Co., Virginia. He married Unknown. [Parents]
Colonel John West of New Kent, King and Queen and King William Counties,
Virginia, resided at "West Point" the seat established by his grandfather Gov.
John West and in 1692 was appointed justice in King and Queen County and also
sheriff of the county. He represented the newly formed County of King William
in the House of Burgesses 1702-1706, and was also justice of peace. He had
only one son, Charles West, who inherited the "West Point" estate of some four
thousand acres. This son Charles died without issue and by his will dated 1734
bequeathed "West Point" to his first cousin Thomas West, son of his uncle
Captain Thomas West.
1728. Jacobus VANDEVENTER was born on 11 Mar 1663 in Brooklyn, Long Island, NY. He married Femmetje Barents RIDDER about 1687. [Parents]
1729. Femmetje Barents RIDDER.
1792. William COOKE II was born in 1633 in Bristol, Gloucester, England. He died on 6 Aug 1698 in Isle of Wight Co., Virginia. He was buried in Isle of Wight, VA. He married Joan ROPER about 1655 in Surry Co., Va. [Parents]
1793. Joan ROPER was born in 1635 in Burnham, Somerset, England. She died on 27 Jun 1720 in Isle of Wight, Virginia. [Parents]
1794. Lt. Arthur JONES.Lt. married Susannah KING.
1795. Susannah KING.
1860. Zachary LEWIS was born in 1673 in Wales.
1862. John WALLER was born on 23 Feb 1673 in Newport,Pagnall,Bucks,Eng. He died on 1 Oct 1754 in Newport, Spotsylvania, Virginia. He married Dorothy KING in 1697. [Parents]
1863. Dorothy KING was born in 1677 in Spotsylvania, Virginia. She died on 26 Oct 1758 in Spotsylvania, Virginia. [Parents]
1872. William WINSTON was born about 1630 in of New Kent, Virginia. He died in 1701/1703 in New Kent, Virginia. He married Sarah Elizabeth DABNEY about 1660 in of York, Virginia. [Parents]
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1873. Sarah Elizabeth DABNEY was born about 1642 in of New Kent, Virginia. She died about 1719 in Hanover County, Virginia.
1874. Cornelius DABNEY (D'AUBIGNE) was born on 11 Dec 1630/1632 in Bucknall, Lincolnshire England. He died 23 Oct 1693 - 1 May 1694 in Virginia. He married Susanna about 1664 in Pamunkey River,Saint Peter, , New Kent, Virginia. [Parents]
Cornelius Debany (Dabony) was granted 200 acres in New Kent County, Virginia on 27 Sept. 1664 beg, at the mouth of Totopotomoys Cr. Upon the S. side of Yorke Riv., etc. (Patent Book #5, p. 406); 640 acres upon the lower side of Tottopotomoys Cr. etc. on 7 June 1666 (Patent Book # 5, p.625), and 100 acres on south side Yorke Riv. Above Totopotomoyes Cr. beg. at the mouth of same on 16 Mar. 1667/8 (Patent Book #6, p.114; Cavaliers and Pioneers by Nell Nugent, Vol. 1, pp. 515 and 559, and Vol. 2, p. 31).This land is now in Hanover County.
Cornelius DABNEY was married to Eedith he became the interpreter and close companion of Cockacoeske, Queen of the Pamunkey Indians, and widow of Chief Totopotomoi, a grandson of one of the two sisters of Chief Powhatan, father of Pocahontas. Cornelius Dabney's second wife, Susanna, is considered by many to have been of the family of Chief Totopotomoi and Cockacoeske. Queen Cockacoeske had an illegitimate son, Capt. John West, by John West, son of Gov. John West of Va. Capt. John West was with his mother, Cockacoeske, and Cornelius Dabney in the late 1670s when the famous Treaty of Middle Plantation was signed by the various leaders of the tribes under Queen Cockacoeske.
In 1679 the Pamunkey Indians leased for 99 years "six or seven hundred acres" to Cornelius Dabney (English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records, compiled by Louis des Cognets, Jr., p. 58). In Sainsbury's Abstracts of Colonial State Papers, in the Public Records Office in London, there are two letters from Cornelius Dabney, the "Interpreter to the Queen of Pamunkey." The first is a state letter from the Queen of the Pamunkeys translated by Cornelius Dabney in his official capacity and transmitted to Colonel Francis Moryson of the Royal Commission of Virginia. The second is a personal letter to Colonel Moryson, dated Virginia, Jun ye 29th, 1678, in which Cornelius Dabney concluded: "...Sr. my wife Eedeth has her humble service p'sented unto y' Hono'. (she) would gladly send y' one of her Boyes a yeare or two hence.My humble service to y' Hono'. I am: Sr: y' Hono's most humble servant in all obedience. Cornelius Dabney." (Charles William Dabney, "The Origin of the Dabney Family of Virginia," Va. Mag. of History and Biography, April 1937, Vol. 45, No. 2, p. 134).
was the interpreter for Queen Cockacoeske of the Pamunkey Indians from Virginia, she was the daughter of Chief Opechancanough whom was the brother of Chief Powhatan. Chief Opechancanough was a brilliant tactician and War Chief. On a raid in 1622 that was comprised of an assault front that was no less than 140 miles in length. His warriors killed over 350 colonists and destroyed the towns' ironworks. This was so effective in hindering the colonists that there were no further raids until 1644. He could have easily wiped out the remaining colonists at Jamestown, however his goal was to curtail the encroachment of the settlers on his hunting grounds that were needed to feed his people.
This treaty was ratified in the year 1677 and was signed by Queen Cockacoeske who was known as the Weroansqua. An excellent website complete with historical art and pictures that explores the history of the Powhatan Confederacy and associated tribes may be found at The Mariners Museum.
Virginia County Records, VI New Kent County Book No. 6. Original Source Page Name: 114 Cornelius Dabney 1667 Comment: 300 acres
ID: I00711 Name: Cornelius D'AUBIGNE Sex: M Birth: 1640 in France
Cornelius DabneyThe Dabney family was originally of French descent and the namewas changed from the French d'Aubigne to the English Dabney. Probably one ofthe first of that name who came to the colonly of Virginia was CorneliusDabney who patented land here in 1664, 1666, and 1667. He was a vestrymanin St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, and was interpreter for the Crownto the Queen of the Pamunkey Indians.1664 Sept 27, Cornelius DeBaney (his name, appearing several times in thepatent, has been incorrectly copied as DeBonis and DeBoney); 200 acreson Tottopotomoy's Creek, South side of York River, a little below thefort of Manaskin. For the transportation of 4 persons.1666 June 7th, Cornelius Dabney, 640 acres upon the lower side ofTottopotomey's Creek, beginning at the upper line of RobertHenderson and John Fleming, purchased of Mr. Littlepage andJames Turner, running to the extent thereof s.s.e.eastely, etc.,June 7, 1666, for the transportation of 13 persons.1667-8 Mar 16, 300 acres in New Kent Co., "on the south side of YorkRiver and upper side of Tottopotompy's Creek. For the transportation of2 persons, Jone Winter and Besse, an Indian.1668 married in England about this time.
1875. Susanna was born about 1643 in of the family of Chief Totopotomoi and Cockacoeske. She died after 5 Feb 1724 in Hanover, Virginia. [Parents]
my 8th Great Grandfather on my Dad's Mothers' side was the interpreter for Queen Cockacoeske of the Pamunkey Indians from Virginia, she was the daughter of Chief Opechancanough whom was the brother of Chief Powhata
Notes for SUSANNAH:Cornelius I was interpreter of Cocacoeske, Queen of the Pamunkey Indians.His second wife, Susannah is believed to be the daughter or granddaughter of Cockacoeske and her husband, Chief Totopotomoi.
If the Dabneys descend from Totopotomoi and Cocacoeske, th y not only have a double descent from Pocahonta's father's sisters, but also descent from his brother Opechancanough , who married Powhatan's daughter, Cleopatra, the wife of O pechancanough.
Name: Susanne SWAN
Given Name: Susanne
Birth: Abt 1643 in , , , England
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Married: Abt 1665 in , , , England
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John DABNEY b: Abt 1667 in , , , France
James DABNEY b: Abt 1670 in New Kent Co., Vir.
George DABNEY b: 11 Sep 1671 in King William Co., Vir.
Dorothy DABNEY b: Abt 1673 in King & Queen Co., Vir.
Sarah DABNEY b: Abt 1676 in King & Queen Co., Vir.
Mary DABNEY b: 22 Jan 1680 in King And Queen Co., Vir.
Benjamin DABNEY b: Abt 1685 in New Kent Co., Vir.
Cornelius DABNEY b: 7 Apr 1688 in New Kent Co., Vir.
Cornelius DABNEY (D'AUBIGNE) is printed as #1874.
Susanna is printed as #1875.
1920. Lt. Col. James SMALLWOOD was born in 1638 in Middlewich, England. He died on 16 Sep 1714 in Prince George Co., Maryland. He married Hester (or Esther) EVANS in 1665 in Maryland. [Parents]
James Smallwood emigrated to America in 1664 and married Hester in 1665. James and Hester lived in Zachia Hundred, Charles Co, MD. James applied for and received 100 acres as Hesters father had passed soon after arrival and had not claimed the land he was entitled to for transporting his family. James Smallwood was a member of Godfrey's Rangers in 1675, and again in 1681. Their main station was at Port Tobacco, with another at Piscataway Creek, of the Potomac. They guarded the settlement against the Susquehannock Indians. In 1688-89 he was involved in the Orange Rebellion, and advanced in military rank over the years. He was a major in 1692 and Lt. Col. in 1700, and afterwards a Colonel. In 1680 he was appointed "Post for Charles Co" for conveying "public intelligence" to the Governor and Council. This was the first letter post for outlying Charles Co. From 1692 until his death Col. James represented Charles Co as a Burgess in the MD Assembly. He often acted as liaison with the Indians, since he had their confidence. In 1694 he was Sheriff of Charles Co. On June 9, 1700 he is called Lt. Col James Smallwood, and shortly after that date his name is regularly prefixed with the title "Colonel". He aquired many parcels of land, including: Pork (Park) Hall, Batchelor's Hope, Welcome, Eltham, May Day, Taitsall, Coate's Lodge. At the time of his death he was living at Bew (Beau) Plains in Prince George Co which was the plantation of his second wife Mary. His will is dated 9-16-1712 and probated in Charles Co 1-12-1714/15
Above, Source: http://188.8.131.52/genes/db/browse.cfm/dbname/Smallwood
MARYLAND CALENDAR OF WILLS: Volume 4
Smallwood, Col. James, Sr.,Chas. Co.,16th Sept., 1712;
12th Jan., 1714.
To wife Mary, extx., 2/3 of personal estate on plantation "Bew Plains," in Prince George's Co.*
To child., viz., James, Thomas, Prier and Leadstone Smallwood, Mary Tayler and Sarah More, residue of estate on sd. plantation.
Test: Jno. Done, Jno. Doddson. 14. 31.
James Smallwood was a member of Godfrey's Rangers in 1675, and again in 1681. Their main station was at Port Tobacco, with another at Piscataway Creek, of the Potomac. They guarded the settlement against the Susquehannock Indians. In 1688-89 he was involved in the Orange Rebellion, and advanced in military rank over the years. He was a major in 1692 and Lt. Col. in 1700, and afterwards a Colonel.
In 1680 he was appointed "Post for Charles County" for conveying "public intelligence" to the Governor and Council. This was the first letter post for outlying Charles County. From 1692 until his death Col. James represented Charles County as
a Burgess in the MD Assembly. He often acted as liaison with the Indians, since he had their confidence. In 1694 he was Sheriff of Charles County.
On June 9, 1700 he is called Lt. Col James Smallwood, and shortly after that date his name is regularly prefixed with the title "Colonel".
He aquired many parcels of land, including: Pork (Park) Hall, Batchelor's Hope, Welcome, Eltham, May Day, Taitsall, Coate's Lodge. At the time of his death he was living at Bew (Beau) Plains in Prince George County which was the plantation of
his second wife Mary.
His will is dated 9-16-1712 and probated in Charles County 1-12-1714/15
He was married to Hester Evans (daughter of William Evans) in 1665 in MD. Hester Evans was born about 1635 in MD, Of Charles Co. She died on 10 Mar 1693 in MD, Charles Co. Hester came to America with her parents in 1650. Her father died shortly after arrival.
Personal Data: Hester came to Maryland as a child in 1650. James arrived in 1664 and was soon the owner of plantations: "Pork Hall", "Batchelor's Hope", "Welcome", "Eltham", Tartsall", & "Gooter" and other property totalling over 3000 acres in all. In 1676 he was appointed "Post", "... to convey all public intelligence in Charles County from thence to his Lordship (the Governor) and his Council..."* , and in about 1683 was made County Commissioner.*
In 1689 he contributed 800 pounds of tobacco towards the support of a free school in Charles County and was also appointed Major of the "Foot" in the room of Maj. John Wheeler and was named as one of a number to regulate the Civil affairs of the County*. James was appointed High Sheriff of Charles County in 1694 and served as the County's representative in the Maryland Assembly from 1692 until his death*. He indicates that he is living on plantation "Bew (or Beau) Plains" in Prince George County, MD at the time his Will (dated September 16, 1712) was written.
The Colonel's 2nd wife Mary had been married first to Robert Thompson Jr, 2nd to Giles Blizard and married 4th after James' death to Alexander Herbert.
*Post - Richardson's Sidelights on Maryland History Vol. 1 - 96
Commissioner - Maryland Archives Vol. VII-611
Sheriff - Maryland Archives Vol. XX-68
Major/Civil - " " Vol. XIII-242
Notes for COL. JAMES SMALLWOOD:
Notes and quotes from a Smallwood from Cheshire (UK)
" Our branch of Smallwoods seems to have originated with Mathew Smallwood who was the Bishop of Lichfield (?) and moved to Middlewich in Cheshire in or around 1660 and that is where our family (as far as I'm concerned) began. Bishop Mathew Smallwood was recorded as paying the 2nd highest taxes in the village which suggests that he was the second richest person in Middlewich.
The Smallwoods originated in the Village (Hamlet actually, one bar and a couple of houses) of Smallwood, near Sandbach on the Cheshire border."
This was posted on the Smallwood forum by Steve Smallwood 8/28/1998
and several other sons unknown
Sources: Information on this page provided by Fannie Lockett & "Mackeys & Eberlys of Texas" by J.V. Henkel Hoskinson & J.R. Bishop & "Our Ancestors" by Jessie Mae Ashford & Adelle Brown Ashford.
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1921. Hester (or Esther) EVANS was born about 1635 in Charles Co., MD. She died on 10 Mar 1693 in Charles Co., MD. [Parents]
Hester came to America with her parents in 1650. Her father died shortly after arrival.
1922. John BOYDEN.
1952. Symond BROUGHTON was born about 21 Dec 1652. He married Anise CHAMBERLAINE?.
Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Volume V
The family name of James Marion Broughton, chief of police of the city of Portsmouth, Virginia, is derived from the Saxon, Broc, which means brook or brocken land, or Tun, a dwelling or town. In King Ethelred's charter to the monastery of Shaftesbury, England, A. D. 1001, Elfwig's boundaries as Broctun are mentioned. The Domesday Book of William the Conqueror, 1086, describes thirty-four manors of Broctun variously Latinized by the clerks of the records to Brochthon, Brocton, Brotton, Broton, Brogton, and Broughton, perhaps according to the pronunciation peculiar to the localities where the manors were situated. Later the orthography of Broughton seems to have been generally adopted. The name continued prominent among the knights and sheriffs of England for four centuries, until the titular male lines became extinct and their estates passed through female lines to other families.
Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Volume V
Thomas Broughton, a passenger from Gravesend, below London, England, embarked on the ship "America," June 23, 1635, for Virginia. Savage, in his "Notes," identifies this Thomas with Thomas Broughton, of Watertown, Massachusetts, who before 1643 married Mary, daughter of Nathaniel Brescoe. He owned large grants and made purchases at Berwick, Maine, and Dover, New Hampshire, where he erected mills. His descendants settled in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts, the Virginia family descending from the Vermont branch, the great-great-grandfather of James Marion Broughton settling near Norfolk in the Back Bay district. One of the sons of the settler located in North Carolina, another settled far up the West Branch, the third choosing Norfolk as his residence and there becoming a wealthy planter.
Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Volume V
William Edward Broughton, grandson of the settler and son of the Norfolk planter, was educated in the public schools, afterward learning the trades of blacksmith and shipcaulker, following both at different times. At the beginning of the war between the states he enlisted in the Confederate army, joining Paight's Rangers, and participated in the fighting about Petersburg. While in New York on business he was, in the parlance of the sea, "shanghaied," placed on board the "Vermont," and was present at the battle of Mobile. William Edward Broughton was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, fraternized with the Masonic order, and in political faith was a Democrat. He married Mary Pierce, and had six children, five of them sons, all of whom were at different times employed in the United States navy-yard at Norfolk. Children: Joseph, of whom further; Missouri, married John Tatum; George Washington; Charles, deceased; Morse A.; James M.
The name Broughton may have been derived from the word "Broctun," which means a village surrounded by a brook. Other spellings of the name include Brocton, Brotin, Brotten, Bratten, Brawton, Browtin, Broaten, Brogton, Bronson, and Braghton.
It is apparent that the first Broughton's who came to America came from Buckingham, Chester, and Kent Counties of England and landed in Barbodos and Virginia. They arrived in the early 17th century. Dates as early as 1638 mentioning Broughton's have been found in Virginia and 1642 in Barbados.
Our earliest known Broughton ancestor is Willoughby, born 1725 in Brunswick County, Virginia. Speculation runs from his father being named John, to Edward, James, Job, Thomas, and William. The only thing we know for sure is that Willoughby's Broughton ancestors originated in England.
The authors of the 1982 book, "Broughton Lineage," Lilliam Broughton Creech, Fredwyn Creech Schwendeman, and Sharon Creech Roark, believe that Willoughby descends from James Broughton, son of Symond and Anise Chanberlaine Broughton of Barbados.
Could the following family be related to Symond Broughton?
Birth: About. 1655 in St. John's Parish, Berkeley County, South Carolina
Death: 3 Feb 1736/37 in Charleston, South Carolina
Father: Andrew Broughton b. About. 1625
Mother: Hannah Guerard b. About. 1630
Spouses & Children
Anne Johnson (Wife) b. About. 1662
Marriage: ABT. 1683
Constantia Broughton b. About. 1678 in England
Nathaniel Broughton b. 1690 in Berkeley County, South Carolina
Andrew Broughton b. About. 1692
Johanna Broughton b. About. 1696 in England
Lydia Broughton b. About. 1698
Anne Broughton b. About. 1702 in Berkeley County, South Carolina
Robert Broughton b. About. 1704 in Berkeley County, South Carolina
Christiana Broughton b. About. 1707
Thomas Broughton b. 17 Oct 1717
1953. Anise CHAMBERLAINE?.
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