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Moses Driskell
Ann Williams
Moses Driskell Jr.
(Abt 1757-)
Lovey Davis
(Abt 1760-After 1834)
Benjamin* Driskell
(Abt 1790-After 1856)


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1. Sarah Ennis

2. Rhoda Massey

Benjamin* Driskell

  • Born: Abt 1790, Worcester Co., MD
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Ennis on 14 Aug 1811 in Worcester Co., MD
  • Marriage (2): Rhoda Massey on 29 Apr 1816 in Worcester Co., MD
  • Died: After 1856, Worcester Co., MD


*Unsure if this Benjamin Driskell belongs here but he seems to as he sells the land in 1856 that Lovey Driskill (his purported mother) had bought in 1834.

In the 1820 Census, Benjamin Driskill is listed as head of household as 100010-00010 in ED2 Worcester Co., MD

On Nov 8 1823, Benjamin Driskill and Rhodah his wife sold land to Littleton D. Tubbs for $29, 2 acres adjoining Elizabeth Massey's lot and heirs of James Massey. It is part of "Mount Ehpraim" that James Massey owned. (WoLR-AP:292).

In the 1830 census, Benjamin Driskill is head of household in District 6, Worcester Co., MD with one male age 30-40, 1 female age 10-15, 1 female age 40-50.

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 Lovey 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 Benjamin Driskill on Apr 30 1856. (WoLR-JAP1:320)

Benjamin* married Sarah Ennis on 14 Aug 1811 in Worcester Co., MD. (Sarah Ennis was born about 1790 in Worcester Co., MD and died before 1816 in Worcester Co., MD.)

Benjamin* next married Rhoda Massey, daughter of James Massey and Unknown, on 29 Apr 1816 in Worcester Co., MD. (Rhoda Massey was born about 1787 in Worcester Co., MD and died before 1831-1856.)

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