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Moses Driskell Sr.
Catherine Elgate
(Abt 1697-After 1758)
Charles Williams Sr.
Jane (?)
Moses Driskell
Ann Williams
Aaron Driskell
(1755/1767-Abt 1827)


Family Links

1. Jane Stanford

2. Leah Handy Wailes

Aaron Driskell

  • Born: 1755-1767, MD 1
  • Marriage (1): Jane Stanford on 17 Mar 1795 in Worcester Co., MD
  • Marriage (2): Leah Handy Wailes on 07 Jun 1825 in Worcester Co., MD
  • Died: Abt 1827, Worcester Co., MD


Moses Driskell Sr. gave 100 acres of land in "Kinsale" to Aaron Driskell on Mar 8 1787 (must have been age 21 by then) (WoLR-M:110). - This land was deed gifted to Thomas S. Driskell on May 12 1827 (WoLR-AS:536). On Aug 13 1827, Aaron Driskell sells goods and chattles to Nancy White, now wife of Levin White and Mary Driskell for $300 - negro woman Tamer and her increase, two beds, bed steads and furniture (WoLR-AT:113).

Aaron was witness to will of Moses Driskell written Dec 25 1812 and probated in Worcester County on Jun 12 1827. He was also witness to will of Elgate Driskell written Mar 18 1794 and probated Worcester County on May 13 1794. Finally, he was witness to will of John Brattan written Sep 20 1825 and probated May 2 1826 in Worcester County.

Aaron Driskell is listed as age 26-45 in the 1800 census and as age 45+ in 1820 (Worcester County).

Aaron married Jane Stanford, daughter of David Vance Stanford and Sara Leonard, on 17 Mar 1795 in Worcester Co., MD. (Jane Stanford was born about 1775 in Worcester Co., MD and died on 18 Mar 1816 in Worcester Co., MD.)

Aaron next married Leah Handy Wailes, daughter of Benjamin Wailes and Anna Handy, on 07 Jun 1825 in Worcester Co., MD. (Leah Handy Wailes was born on 07 Sep 1785 in Somerset Co., MD and died on 02 Mar 1864 in Washington, DC.)


1 1820 MD Census, Listed as age 45+ in the 1820 District 5, Worcester Co., MD Census.

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