12 September 2008

My Maternal Surnames

Below you will find a list of my maternal surnames and short descriptions. It just dawned on me that another reason I have this blog is for others to hopefully make a connection.

SKILLMAN - My 8th great grandfather is Thomas Skillman (1639-1699)and I descend through Thomas-John-John-Christopher-Josiah-Joseph-Fred-Darrell. Kansas, Missouri and Kentucky are where most generations lived.

BEEKMAN - My 9th great grandfather is Wilhelmus Beekman (1623-1717) I descend through Gerardus - Christopher - Christopher - Catherine. New Netherlands and New York.

SHEERN - My 4th great grandfather is James Sheern (1792-1857) and I descend through James-Earnest-Pauline. Vigo County, Indiana and Kansas and Oklahoma are where they have been found.

DELANEY - My 3rd great grandfather is Daniel Derondo Delaney (1825-1904) who immigrated to the U.S. in 1851 from Ireland. I descend through his daughter Jennie. The Delaney's lived in New York, Missouri and Kansas.

WILSON - My 5th great grandfather is Henry Wilson (1754-1848) and I descend through his son Lewis and then through his daughter Lavinia. Bourbon County, Kentucky

REES - My 6th great grandfather is Reverend Joseph Rees (1732-1795) and I descend through Ephraim - Thomas Prince Earl - Katherine Elizabeth. Virginia and Missouri.

FRISTOE - My 7th great grandfather is Richard Fristoe (1715-1778) I descend through Daniel - Thomas - Mariah. Stafford County, Virginia and Missouri.

LESEURE - My 5th great grandfather is Antoine Leopold Leseure (1742-1811) I descend through Joseph - Ann Emily. The Leseure family is from Nancy, France and Ann Emily is my immigrant ancestor coming to the U.S. in 1844.

HARRIS - My 4th great grandfather is Lewis T. Harris and I descend through H.A.T. - George - Hillary - Mary Ellen. North Carolina, Iowa and Kansas.

BERRY - My 4th great grandfather is John P. Berry (1788-1869) I descend through - William Campbell - William Campbell - Hazel. Kentucky and Iowa.

PING - My 5th great grandfather is William Ping (1780-1850) I descend through his son Bolen Green then his daughter Mary. Kentucky and Iowa.

ROBINSON - My 3rd great grandfather is David Robinson (1828-1895) who immigrated from Ireland in 1843 to Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. I descend through his daughter Laura Cordelia. Pennsylvania and Iowa.

DILKS - My 4th great grandfather is Arthur Dilks (1807-1870) I descend through his daughter Margaret. New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

BESS - My 7th great grandfather is Sebastian Bess (1680-1761) I descend through - Sebastian - Peter - Boston - Peter - Mary Ann Frances. Lincoln County, North Carolina.

BEAM - My 7th great grandfather is John Teeter Beam (1732-1807) I descend through - John - David - Sarah. Lincoln County, North Carolina

HEYL/HOYLE - My 8th great grandfather is Peter Heyl (1710-1781) I descend through his daughter Katerina and his son Michael. Lincoln County, North Carolina

CARPENTER - My 7th Great grandfather is Christian Carpenter (1720-1800). I descend through his son Peter and Peter's daughter Polly. Lincoln County, North Carolina.

COX - My 7th great grandfather is John Cox (1727-1805) I descend through his daughter Susanna. The wife of John Cox is Margaret Morris whose brother Robert signed the Declaration of Independence.

NAYLOR - My 7th great grandfather is Batson Naylor (1729-1769) I descend through Batson - Benjamin - Mildred. Maryland and North Carolina.

RHODES - My 8th great grandfather is Hezekiah Rhodes (1660-1715) I descend through Hezekiah - Epaphroditus - Mary. Virginia is where my Rhodes family come from.

DELLINGER - My 8th great grandfather is John Philip Dellinger (1706-1783) I descend through his daughter Margaret. Lincoln County, North Carolina.

3 comments:

Thomas MacEntee said...

I descend through a Gerardus Beekman who married Anna Douw - she is my 3rd cousin 8 times removed.

T.K. said...

This post was a great idea, Sheri. Why haven't I done a post like this on my blog? I'm gonna!

Susan said...

I am also descended from Daniel and Richard Fristoe. They are a 6th and 7th paternal great grandfather. I also have Rees in my tree thru the Martin line that Daniel's daughter, Susannah (a 5th great grandmother), married into. Ended up in Mason County, KY.