Title: Some descendants of Thomas Rowley of Windsor, Connecticut, with lineage of families allied by marriage Author: Mildred Gertrude Rowley Crankshaw Publication date: 1961-1965 Publisher: Digitizing sponsor: Internet Archive Contributor: Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center Repository Internet Archive Read Book Download PDF Some descendants of Thomas Rowley of Windsor. Thomas Rowley. Thomas Rowley (Rowell) a cordwainer, was in Windsor Connecticut as early as 1662, and Simsbury Connecticut by 1670. He died 1 May, 1705/8, estate inventory dated 1 May 1708. Married at Windsor, 5 May, 1669 by Rev. Wolcott, Mary Denslow, daughter of Henry, Windsor, born 10 Aug. 1651,
Clay (Carrie) Smith, now living at 612 Butler Street, Hannibal, Missouri, was born in slavery shortly before the Civil War on the farm of Joe Maupin about five miles west of Hannibal. Her present residence on Butler Street is part of the way up the hill overlooking Mark Twain Avenue (formerly Palmyra Avenue) and facing Cardiff Hill. Her mother’s home was on Palmyra Avenue. Her mother’s name was Luckett. Following is Clay’s story as she told it: “I was borned right here in Marion County. Dere was ten of us children in de family. We belonged to Joe Maupin and
A genealogy of the Lake family of Great Egg Harbour in Old Gloucester County in New Jersey : descended from John Lade of Gravesend, Long Island; with notes on the Gravesend and Staten Island branches of the family. This volume of nearly 400 pages includes a coat-of-arms in colors, two charts, and nearly fifty full page illustrations – portraits, old homes, samplers, etc. The coat-of-arms shown in the frontspiece is an unusually good example of the heraldic art!
Abbreviations Used in this Directory a–Acres; Ch — Children; O–Owner; T–Tenant or Renter; R –Rural Route; Sec-Section; Maiden name of wife follows directory name in parentheses (); figures at end of information–year became resident of county. Star (*) indicates children not at home. Name of farm follows names of children in quotations marks. In case of a tenant, the farm owner’s name follows the figures giving size of farm. Example: ABBEY, William L. (Lena Riggs) Martha and Cora Abbey, Mother and Sister; Kirkwood R1 Tompking Sec8-5 T80a H.M. Abbey Est. (1886) Tel. Farmers’ Line Kirkwood MEANS ABBEY, William L. –
Interviewer: Rachel A. Austin Person Interviewed: Florida Clayton Location: Jacksonville, Florida Age: 82 The life of Florida Clayton is interesting in that it illustrates the miscegenation prevalent during the days of slavery. Interesting also is the fact that Florida was not a slave even though she was a product of those turbulent days. Many years before her birth – March 1, 1854 – Florida’s great grandfather, a white man, came to Tallahassee, Florida from Washington, District of Columbia, with his children whom he had by his Negro slave. On coming to Florida, he set all of his children free except
William Clayton, immigrant ancestor, was born in England. and came from London, England. in the ship “Kent,” with certain commissioners sent out by the proprietors of New Jersey to purchase land from the Indians and perform other duties. In March, 1678-79, he purchased the share of Hans Oelson. one of the grantees of Marcus Hook, New Jersey, and settled at that place. He was a Quaker in religion. but he took an active and prominent part in public affairs. He was a member of Governor Markham’s council and also of the proprietors’ council. He was justice of the upland county
William (2), son of William (1) Clayton, was born about 1660, died in Chichester, Pennsylvania, about 1727. He married Elizabeth Bezer, a widow. Children: William, died 1757, married Mary, daughter of Walter Marten, of Chichester, and had Mary, William, Lydia. Sarah, Moses, Prudence, Patience and David: Richard; Rachel, married Thomas Howell: Ambrose; Thomas; Abel; Elizabeth, born July 12, 1685 (not mentioned in her father’s will), married Daniel Davis; Edward, mentioned elsewhere.
Edward. son of William (2) Clayton, was born in Chichester, Pennsylvania, about 1690, died about 1760. He married, February 25. 1713, Anna, daughter of James Whitaker. He resided at Bradford on the southwest side of the village of Marshallton, Pennsylvania. The Friends Meeting House was built on part of his homestead. Children: John; Elizabeth; Hannah, married Robert Green; William, born 1728, died April 16, 1814, married Abigail, daughter of Henry Woodward: Sarah, married Isaac Spachman; Susanna; Joshua, mentioned elsewhere.
Joshua. son of Edward Clayton, was born about 1735 near Williamsport, Pennsylvania. He was educated in the public schools and learned the trade of millwright. He married, May 16, 1753, Martha, daughter of Aaron and Mary Baker, of West Marlborough, and they came to reside on her father’s land. Children: Aaron, born April 2. 1754, married Sarah Bailey; Mary, married Enoch Speakman; Joshua. mentioned elsewhere; Samuel, married Ann Speakman; Hannah, married Amos Speakman: Jacob; Martha; Caleb: Rachel; Susanna and Isaac.
William (3). son of Joshua (2) Clayton, was born in Pennsylvania, April 6, 1820. He was educated in the public schools and followed farming for an occupation. He came to New Salem, New York, with his parents when he was eighteen years old. He was a member of the Society of Friends at New Salem, and faithful and consistent to the religion of his ancestors. He married (first) Esther Hoag; (second) Ellen Kitley, of Canada. He died in 1893. Children of first wife: Mary Jane, Ella, Hattie, Susie. Children of second wife: Libby, Emily, Belle, Albert, Mattie, Joseph, mentioned elsewhere;