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Katherine O. (Elgate) Driskell (abt. 1695 - 1758)

Katherine O. Driskell formerly Elgate
Born about in Somerset, Marylandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about 1713 in Somerset, Marylandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Worcester, Marylandmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Aug 2009
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Biography

Katherine was born about 1695 in Somerset, Maryland. She was the daughter of William Elgate and Katherine Unknown.

On February 4, 1713 she married Moses Driskell in Wicomico County, Maryland. [1]

They were the parents of the following known children:

  1. Rachell Driskell born February 20, 1718 in Stepney Parish, Somerset, Maryland. [2]
  2. William Driskell born November 26, 1719 in Stepney Parish, Somerset, Maryland. [3]
  3. Ann Driskell born February 28, 1720 in Stepney Parish, Somerset, Maryland. [4]
  4. Mary Driskell born August 7, 1723 in Stepney Parish, Somerset, Maryland. [5]
  5. Comfort Driskell born November 5, 1726 in Stepney Parish, Somerset, Maryland. [6]
  6. Moses Driskell born November 26, 1729 in Stepney Parish, Somerset, Maryland. [7]
  7. Elgit (Elgate) Driskell born December 10, 1736 in Stepney Parish, Somerset, Maryland. [8]

She passed away about 1758 in Maryland.

Will of her father, William Elgate

William Elget wrote his will on Jan 31 1725/26 and it was probated in Somerset Co. on Oct 14 1738. -To daughter Sarah Bird, land tracts Heculey and part of Elgatts Lott -To granddaughter Katherine Hitch, d/o Hannah Hitch, tract Jeshimon and remainder of Elgatts Lott -To Adam Hitch Sr. 12 pence -To daughter Rebecca, 260a of tract Munsley which was called James Bready's Place and known as Long Point -To daughter Ann Hall, 60a of tract of the plantation I now live, part Munsley and part Avers Policy running to Thomas Hall's place -To daughter Katherine Duskie, remainder of Avers Policy joining Thomas Hall's place on Cottinghams Creek -rest of estate to divide between Sarah Bird, Katherine Duskie, Rebecca Bready, Ann Hall and my beloved wife her thirds. Wife also to get thirds of the plantation, house and orchards during widowhood or until marriage -Son in law Thomas Hall to be sole executor Witnesses: Thomas Humphris, Purnel Johnson, Richard Driskell, Edward Macglamere (MdPrW-22:005)

An inventory of his estate was appraised in Nov 1738 by George Dashiell and Isaac Handy with nearest kin Thomas Byrd and Rebecca Bready. Largest creditors were Michael Disharoon and David Hall and Thomas Hall signing Jan 10 1738/39. (MdPrInv-23:511) His account was settled Jan 26 1739/40 with distributions to Sarah Elgate for her thirds, Sarah Bird, Thomas Hall for his wife Anne's part, Rebecca Bready, Moses Driskell for his wife's part, and Alexander Adams for funeral sermon among others. (MdPrAcc-17:379)

DNA Profile

DNA information can be found at the Category link for Common Genome of Descendants of Francis Bird. [1]

Sources

  1. Ancestry.com. Maryland, Compiled Marriage Index, 1634-1777 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Barnes, Robert, compiler. Maryland Marriages, 1634–1777. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 1975.
    Name: Katherine Elgin
    Spouse's name: Moses Driskell
    Marriage Date: 4 Feb 1713
    Marriage County: Wicomico
  2. Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F483-4RG : accessed 25 March 2016), Katherine in entry for Rachell Driskill, 20 Feb 1718; citing STEPNEY PARISH,SOMERSET,MARYLAND; FHL microfilm 14,416.
  3. Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F483-8J1 : accessed 25 March 2016), Katherine in entry for William Driskell, 26 Nov 1719; citing STEPNEY PARISH,SOMERSET,MARYLAND; FHL microfilm 14,416.
  4. Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F483-4J7 : accessed 25 March 2016), Katherine in entry for Ann Driskell, 28 Feb 1720; citing STEPNEY PARISH,SOMERSET,MARYLAND; FHL microfilm 14,416.
  5. Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F483-SPG : accessed 25 March 2016), Katherine in entry for Mary Driskell, 07 Aug 1723; citing STEPNEY PARISH,SOMERSET,MARYLAND; FHL microfilm 14,416.
  6. Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F483-75G : accessed 25 March 2016), Katherine in entry for Comfort Driskell, 05 Nov 1726; citing STEPNEY PARISH,SOMERSET,MARYLAND; FHL microfilm 14,416.
  7. Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F483-XSC : accessed 25 March 2016), Katherine in entry for Moses Driskell, 26 Nov 1729; citing STEPNEY PARISH,SOMERSET,MARYLAND; FHL microfilm 14,416.
  8. Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F483-62R : accessed 25 March 2016), Katherine in entry for Elgit Driskell, 10 Dec 1736; citing STEPNEY PARISH,SOMERSET,MARYLAND; FHL microfilm 14,416.
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

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  • Repository: R-843783675 Ancestry.com


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Elgate-4 and Elgate-1 appear to represent the same person because: looks similar
posted by Milton Davis III

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Categories: Common Genome of Descendants of Francis Bird