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William B. Driskell (1719 - abt. 1790)

William B. Driskell
Born in Stepney Parish, Somerset, Marylandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about in Maryland, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Aug 2009
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Biography

William B. Driskell was born November 26, 1719 in Stepney Parish, Somerset, Maryland. He was the son of Moses Driskell and Katherine Elgate.[1]

He is believed to have passed about 1790 in Maryland.

Research Notes

Note: a conflicting death date of 1808 was also recorded

Sources

  1. "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F483-8JB : 11 February 2018), Moses Driskell in entry for William Driskell, 26 Nov 1719; citing STEPNEY PARISH,SOMERSET,MARYLAND; FHL microfilm 14,416.

see also:

  • Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Ancestry Family Tree [1]
  • "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F483-8JY : 11 February 2018), William Driskell, 26 Nov 1719; citing STEPNEY PARISH,SOMERSET,MARYLAND; FHL microfilm 14,416.
  • Will of Moses Driskill Sen’r, of Worcester County, Saddler, in Maryland Register of Wills Records, 1629-1999 (Worcester) Wills 1742-1759, Vol 2, Image 82. Images (browse only) at FamilySearch.org, accessed 13 Sept 2020.
Will signed: 11 August 1755; Will proved: 5 November 1755
Bequests to: wife Katherine Driskell, children Rachel Toadvine, William Driskill, Mary Ruark, Comfort Hill, Sarah Brice, Moses Driskill, Elgate Driskill. Executor: wife Katherine Driskell. Witnesses: James Cathell Sen’r, Jonatha Cathell, James Cathell, Jun’r
  • "United States Census, 1810," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XH2F-CNF : accessed 22 February 2018), William Driskill, Worcester, Maryland, United States; citing p. 581, NARA microfilm publication M252 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 16; FHL microfilm 193,669.
  • United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q29K-SSFZ : 11 March 2016), William Driskill, 1812-1815; citing NARA microfilm publication M602 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); roll 61; FHL microfilm 882,579.


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Driscol-16 and Driskell-2 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicate
posted by Rick Williams
Driskell-150 and Driskell-2 appear to represent the same person because: not much here but looks good for merge
posted by Milton Davis III

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