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Dennis Driskell
(Abt 1660-1721/1721)
Hannah Holden
William Elgate Jr.
(Abt 1644-Bef 1738)
Sarah Keene
Moses Driskell Sr.
Catherine Elgate
(Abt 1697-After 1758)
William B. Driskell
(1719-Abt 1791)


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1. Rosanna Christopher

2. Elizabeth (?)

William B. Driskell

  • Born: 26 Nov 1719, Somerset Co., MD
  • Marriage (1): Rosanna Christopher about 1739
  • Marriage (2): Elizabeth (?)
  • Died: Abt 1791, Worcester Co., MD


On Sep 17 1756, William Driskell had surveyed and patented land called "Williams Choice" in Worcester Co., MD.

On Jul 14 1758 Catherine Driskill sells to her son William Driskill some household items for 50 pounds: - feather bed, bolster, pillow, 2 rugs, 2 blankets, one sheet, pewter dish, 2 pewter basins and two pewter plates, 3 iron pots, 2 pair of pot hooks, one pair of pot hangers, some earthen ware, one large chest, 3 chairs, one small bay mare, two cows and calves, one heifer, 4 sheep, and some hogs quantity unknow (WoLR-D:301). On Feb 12 1768, William/Rosanna Driskell sell land in "Williams Choice" to Benjamin Johnson (WoLR-G:275)

On Nov 4 1772, William Driskell sells 51a land for 51 pounds to Shadrach Driskell called "Corn Hill", Note: this is the land William Driskell had surveyed and patented for him on Mar 10 1761 (WoLR-I:180).

On Apr 13 1775, William Driskell Sr. and John Driskell for 5 shillings sold various items to Benjamin Johnson - two feather beds and furniture, two chests, four sows and their ten pigs, two iron pots, three pewter basins, one saddle, five sheep, one weaving loom, one pewter dish, two sows and thirteen shoats, one cow, one horse bridle and saddle, two sheep, one pot, one wornet table (WoLR-I:587).

On Dec 14 1786, William Driskell Sr. sold 14a of land in "Safeguard" for 10 pounds to Benjamin Johnson (WoLR-M:21).

William married Rosanna Christopher, daughter of John Christopher and Mary (?), about 1739. (Rosanna Christopher was born about 1720 in Somerset Co., MD and died in 1789 in Worcester Co., MD.)

William next married Elizabeth (?). (Elizabeth (?) died after Dec 1791 in Columbia Co., GA.)

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