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David Dryden
(Abt 1669-1744/1745)
William Dryden
(1698/1699-1775/1777)
(?) (?)
John Dryden
(1740/1741-Abt 1816)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. (?) (?)

2. Rachel (Riggin) Matthews
3. Naomi Riggin

John Dryden 1

  • Born: 1740-1741, Somerset Co., MD
  • Marriage (1): (?) (?) about 1760 1
  • Marriage (2): Rachel (Riggin) Matthews
  • Marriage (3): Naomi Riggin
  • Died: Abt 1816, Mason Co., KY

  

John Dryden was listed in Pocomoke Hundred in the 1757 Somerset Tax Lists, a dependent of William Dryden.

On Jun 13 1766, "John Dreadon son of William Dreadon..., blacksmith" purchased 217a of land in "Riggens Addition" from Moses Greer (WoLR-F:504) and Moses Greer sold him some livestock and household items on Mar 6 1767 (ibid-G:35). John was one of 183 parishoners to petition on May 16 1767 to appoint Dr. Thomas Bradley Chandler rector of Coventry Parish (ArchMD-61:513)


John married (?) (?) about 1760.1


John next married Rachel (Riggin) Matthews, daughter of Samuel Matthews and Unknown.


John next married Naomi Riggin.


Sources


1 Dryden Family - Book 1, Ruth Dryden.


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