DRURY SELLERS 1781-1853

son, THOMAS
HARRY MILLS


son, Drury's will list several  brothers and sisters =


Harry Mills wrote:
Harry Mills <ab6kf@adams.net>

Good Evening Marie,

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

Thanks

Harry Mills


HARRY and ALL -

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



Mrs. Susie H. Linscott.
        DAR ID Number: 67597
        Born in Atchison County, Kansas.
        Wife of Frank M. Linscott.
        Descendant of Asaph Merriam, Benjamin Merriam, and Ezekiel Rice.
        Daughter of Durand C. Hall (1834-1900) and Susan I. Merriam (b. 1839), his wife, m. 1873.
        Granddaughter of Salmon Merriam (1802-59) and Minerva Rice (1804-66), his wife, m. 1826.
        Gr-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-gr-granddaughter of Benjamin Merriam and Mary Berry (1733-72), his wife, m. 1752 (parents of Mary); Ezekiel Rice and Lydia
        Hough (1740-1813), his wife, m. 1759.
        Asaph Merriam (1759-1836) was placed on the pension roll of New Haven County, 1832, for three years' actual service as private,
        Connecticut Line. He was born and died in Wallingford, Conn.
        Also No. 28034.
        Benjamin Merriam (1730-1807) enlisted as 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) turned out at the Lexington Alarm from Wallingford under Captain Couch, Colonel Wadsworth's regiment.
        He was born and died in Meriden, Conn. 

Miss Minnie Bunker.
        DAR ID Number: 67639
        Born in Somerset County, Me.
        Descendant of Jonathan Bunker, Capt. Solomon Walker, and Samuel Goold.
        Daughter of Samuel Bunker (1824-1902) and Martha French (b. 1827), his wife, m. 1852.
        Granddaughter of Daniel Bunker (1799-1884) and Mary Gould (1806-25), his wife, m. 1823.
        Gr-granddaughter of Elijah Bunker (1772-1850) and Betsey Smith (1774-1850), his wife; Samuel Gould, Jr. (b. 1768), and Lydia
        Walker (b. 1775), his wife, m. 1796.
        Gr-gr-granddaughter of Jonathan Bunker and Sarah Runnels, his wife, m. 1749; Andrew Walker (1742-1826) and Damaris Cross (d.
        1834), his wife; Samuel Goold and Mary L. Gouch (d. 1808), his wife, m. 1752.
        Gr-gr-gr-granddaughter of Solomon Walker and Miriam (d. 1800), his wife.
        Jonathan Bunker (1729-96) enlisted, 1782, in the Continental Army, New Hampshire service for three years. He was born in Durham;
        died in Barnstead, N. H.
        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,
        Me. 

        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,
        Me.
        Also No. 55219.
        View full context

        The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 70
        page 10
        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. 



Mrs. Floy Porter Mckeen.
        DAR ID Number: 99680
        Born in Kewanee, Ill.
        Wife of Thomas McKeen.
        Descendant of James Towne, as follows:
        1. James Porter (b. 1836) m. 1861 Amanda Towne (1835-94).
        2. Nathaniel Towne (1807-46) m. 1828 Matilda Hevil (1800-72).
        3. Oliver Towne (b. 1779) m. Damaris Luce.
        4. James Towne m. 1778 Lucy Bettis (1758-1843).
        James Towne (1751-1837) served in Captain Curtis' company, Col. Ebenezer Larned's Massachusetts regiment. He was born in
        Belchertown, Mass.; died in Stowe, Vt. 

Name
                       Location
                                           Will Date
                                                        Probate Date
         James Davis
                       County not given (NC, I think?msh)
                                           22 Apr 1715

         Will

         Sons: William, James, John, Robert, Henry. Wife and Executrix: Elizabeth. Executors: Robert White, John White
         and John Symons. Witnesses: Henry White, Arnold White, Jr., Damaris White, Arnold White, Senr. No probate.
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         Joseph Pierce

                      Perquimans Precinct
                                           06 Jun 1700
         Will

         Brother: Thomas Pierce. Wife and Executrix: Damaris. Witnesses: Timothy Cleare, Wm. and Thos. Winslow. Clerk
         of the Court: Thos. Snoden.

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         Damaris Ratlif

                                           12 Feb 1734
                                                        24 Feb 1734
         Will

         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.
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         Richard Ratliff
                       Perquimans Precinct, NC
                                           17 Jun 1724
                                                        14 Jul 1724
         Will

         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.



Database: North Carolina Will Abstracts, 1760-1800

        the North Carolina Wills
        P.
        page 101-DUPLIN CO, NC
        1784 PETERS, SAMUEL, James, Ann, Samuel, Christian, John, Rebecca, Jesse, Elias, Damaris; New, Elizabeth.
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        the North Carolina Wills

        H.
        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). 



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