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Moses Driskell Jr.
(Abt 1757-)
Lovey Davis
(Abt 1760-After 1834)
Benjamin* Driskell
(Abt 1790-After 1856)
Sarah Ennis
(Abt 1790-Bef 1816)
Joshua Ennis Driskell
(1811-1857/1857)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Eliza Ward

Joshua Ennis Driskell

  • Born: 14 Mar 1811, Worcester Co., MD 2
  • Marriage (1): Eliza Ward on 09 Sep 1835 in Worcester Co., MD 1
  • Died: 27 Mar 1857-23 May 1857, Worcester Co., MD

  

On Feb 14 1826, apprentice Joshua Ennis Driskill, age 14 on Mar 18th last, and by consent of his father Benjamin, is bound to John N. Mezick for the trade of farming. Elijah and Isaac Hearn sureties (WoOCP-LPS5:62)

On Apr 28 1856, Benjamin Driskill sold land to Joshua E. Driskill for $5, land 5 miles from Salisbury adjoining lands of Josiah Causey, Purnell Johnson, the same land of which Lovit? Driskell seized 50 acres of tract "Jones Delight". On Apr 30 1856, Benjamin sells 8 3/4a of land in "Jones Delight" to Eliza Driskill, wife of Joshua, (WoLR-EDM7:289-293)

On May 23 1857, Elizah Driskill sells land "Jones Delight" to Purnell Johnson in two tracts, the first is 50a of land willed to her by her husband Joshua Driskill (will Mar 27 1857) which was deed to him by his father Benjamin Driskell on Apr 28 1856. The second tract is 8 3/4a deeded to her by Bejamin Driskill on Apr 30 1856. (WoLR-JAP1:320)

(WoW-TT8:179) (mentions wife Eliza and father Benjamin and his land "Jones Delight").


Joshua married Eliza Ward on 09 Sep 1835 in Worcester Co., MD.1 (Eliza Ward was born in 1810-1811 in Worcester Co., MD 3 4 and died after 1870 in Worcester Co., MD.)


Sources


1 Worcester Co., MD Marriage Records.

2 1850 MD Census, As Dusky, listed as age 37 in District 2, Worcester Co.

3 1850 MD Census, As Dusky, listed as age 39 in District 2, Worcester Co.

4 1870 MD Census, As Dusky, listed as age 60 in District 2, Worcester Co. with Edward Killey family.


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