He is believed to have passed about 1790 in Maryland.
Note: a conflicting death date of 1808 was also recorded
↑ "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.
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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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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with William by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with William: