Harry Mills wrote:
Harry Mills <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Good Evening Marie,HARRY and ALL -
I forgot to ask a question. Does any body any where know what
Demaris Sellers ( wife of Drury) maiden name was ?
I have been looking for several years and just can not find it
WHAT are the POSSIBILITIES for DEMARIS SELLERS maiden name?= please send ideas=
WHAT OTHER families in NC had kids by name of DEMARIS?
IS this a SURNAME?
ANY of her KIDS names, like HARTWELL = ANY family info on them? DID
they have child named DEMARIS.
SURELY, is a continued family name?
DRURY'S first land deed was from a = CHECK our TN pages= One
was a DONNELSON?
DID they have land before that? In County next door?
OR was any land deeded to him after that = Many times the dad deeded land to the son in law.
PLEASE Send any Ideas, possibilities, so they can be checked out.
SOMEONE else had a child named DEMARIES or similiar OR combimation of names?
THANKS for suggestions. marie, iowa
Solomon Walker (1720-89)
commanded a company in the 1st Lincoln County, Massachusetts regiment of
militia, 1776. He was born
in Kittery or Berwick, Maine; died in Woolrich.
Samuel Goold (1728-1806) was a member of the Home Defense company of Woolrich, 1776, where he died. He was born in Kittery,
Also No. 55219.
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The National Society of
the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 70
Mrs. Susan I. Hall.
DAR ID Number: 69024
Born in Meriden, Conn.
Wife of Durand C. Hall.
Descendant of Asaph Merriam, Benjamin Merriam, and Sergt. Ezekiel Rice.
Daughter of Salmon Merriam (1808-59) and Minerva Rice (1804-66), his wife, m. 1826.
Granddaughter of Asaph Merriam and Damaris Todd (1766-1825), his wife, m. 1783; Ezekiel Rice, Jr. (1777-1849), and Mary
Merriam (1766-1816), his wife, m. 1798.
Gr-granddaughter of Benjamin Merriam and Mary Berry (1733-72), his wife, m. 1752; Ezekiel Rice and Lydia Hough (1740-1813),
his wife, m. 1759.
Asaph Merriam (1759-1836) served as a private in Captain Couch's company, Colonel Bradley's battalion, Wadsworth's brigade, 1776.
In 1832 he was placed on the pension roll. He was born in Wallingford; died in Meriden, Conn.
Benjamin Merriam (1730-1807) was a private in Captain Collins' company at the New Haven and Fairfield Alarms. He was born in
Wallingford; died in Meriden, Conn.
Ezekiel Rice (1739-1808) served as sergeant at the Lexington Alarm from Wallingford. He was born and died in Meriden, Conn.
County not given (NC, I think?msh)
22 Apr 1715
Sons: William, James, John,
Robert, Henry. Wife and Executrix: Elizabeth. Executors: Robert White, John
and John Symons. Witnesses: Henry White, Arnold White, Jr., Damaris White, Arnold White, Senr. No probate.
06 Jun 1700
Pierce. Wife and Executrix: Damaris. Witnesses: Timothy
Cleare, Wm. and Thos. Winslow. Clerk
of the Court: Thos. Snoden.
12 Feb 1734
24 Feb 1734
Son: Joseph. Daughters:
Mary More, Sarah Winslow. Sons-in-law: John More, Thomas Winslow. Granddaughter:
Betty More. Executors: Zachariah Nixon (brother), John More and Thomas Winslow. Witnesses: Richard Davis,
Mary Gilbart. Proven before Gab. Johnston.
Perquimans Precinct, NC
17 Jun 1724
14 Jul 1724
Sons: Thomas and
Joseph (lands in Virginia and North Carolina). Daughters: Elizabeth, Mary,
Sarah, Huldah. Wife
and Executrix: Damaris. Executor: Cornelius Ratliff (brother). Witnesses: Zachariah Nixon, Francis Croxton, Mary
Nicholson. Clerk of the Court: Richd. Leary.
the North Carolina Wills
page 101-DUPLIN CO, NC
1784 PETERS, SAMUEL, James, Ann, Samuel, Christian, John, Rebecca, Jesse, Elias, Damaris; New, Elizabeth.
the North Carolina Wills
page 317-WAYNE CO, NC
1798 April, HORN, HENRY, Patience (wife); William, Esther, Isaac, Jeremiah, Henry, Charity, Joel, Damaris, Mourning, Phoebe,
Selah (Celia), children; Josiah Horn (grandson).