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|Si10 Mary Sisson b about 1635. Although she may have been in Bristol prior to her father's arrival in Virginia about 1621,
it seems more likely that the latter came with a young bride or first married in Virginia, since ocean voyages
were an extreme hardship in those days and took as long as nine weeks. A voyage with small children was
indeed tedious and many a strong man died of disease und malnutrition on the way.
Died: after 1705 (which also indicates a birth between 1630 and 1640)
1st Nathaniel Pope II Po10 b about 1635
2nd William Bridges (probably the son or nephew of Hercules Bridges)
3rd Lewis Nicholas
4th David Wickliffe/Wycliffe/Whettley/Whitliffe, who was the first Protestant child to be born in the Maryland Colony about 1642. son of David Wickliffe b 1610 Yorkshire Engl d 1643 St George's Hundred Md and Jane Rokeby/?Evers. (after David Wickliffe's death Jane married Henry Brooks and moved to Westmoreland Co Va because of the religious persecution in Md and had Lydia and Jane Brooke who m2 Originall Browne, parents-in-law of Nathaniel Pope III.)
5th John Rossier II
Depositions from Westmoreland County, Westmoreland Deeds and Wills 1753-1756, reprinted in William and Mary Quarterly, v. 10, p. No. 3 (Jan., 1902), pp. 175-177
"25 November 1755 William Browne, of the colony of Virginia, age 70 or thereabouts, saith that he hath many times been informed in his youth by the ancient inhabitants of his neighborhood that a certain David WICKLIFFE together with Jane Brown who was this deponent's mother, about 100 years ago had been obliged to fly from the province of Maryland to this colony to avoid the violence of a Roman Catholic faction there or to recieve or be brought up in the Protestant religion here, and that they were at the time of their coming and landing at Mattox Creek (where they lived their whole lives) "infants of tender years." That David Wickliffe lived many years in sd. Mattox Neck and that he remembers often to have seen him and that it was curently reported that David had married a widow of one Nicholas by whom he had issue, David, Robert, and Deborah all with whom the deponent was well acquainted. The said Davd,the son, m. Elizabth Cullum, and had issue, Isaac his eldest son, who had issue David Wickliffe who is about 30 years of age. He saith that he hath many time heard that David Wickliffe the elder was the first male child born in the province of Maryland of Protestant parents."
|For decades Mary's maiden name has been variably thought to be Lisson, Sisson or Sissons.
Even a website about the Washingtons and Popes and also calling by the
name of Sisson went on to mention her brother as Captain Daniel Lisson, who took the
Northumberland Oath in 1652 (see below for this). This
seemed to be a break through to learning more her real family name.
Mary (Sisson) Pope, alias Bridges, gave a calf to her son Nathaniel
Pope, alias Bridges, in 1675. As Mary Nicholas, widow of Lewis Nicholas,
she made presents in 1677 to her son Nathaniel Pope, alias Bridges, and
to her son Lewis Nicholas. She married again, Daniel Whitley, who promised
to keep her children "so farre at school as to write and reade". Mary Nicholas
refers to her brother and sister, Captain Daniel Sisson and Jane, his wife.
The will of John Rosier (will, September-October,1705) leaves land to Nathaniel
Pope, clerk of Stafford and practitioner at law; and the rest of the estate
is given to his wife, Mary Rosier, who was Mary Pope, alias Bridges.
But finally Judith Sisson Hynson, Director of Research & Library Collections, Stratford Hall has weighed in to correct this confused reading of old script that let an "S" look like an "L". Only the Sissons can know that they have always gone by this name.
|Si12. Richard Sisson b 1571 England Progenitor
Si11. Thomas Sisson b about 1590 in ?London d about 1650 in Va.
Considering his experience in trade and his son's linguistic accoplishments it seems likely that he traded with the native Americans and that at least his son Daniel went along on these adventures at a young age.
The first bearer of the SISSON surname to sail from England for Virginia was "SISSON, Thos, of London Towne, haberdasher." He is of documentary record as resident in the Tidewater region of Virginia in 1623, among the very earliest settlers there. Nothing more than that is known of him, . . . . (Ref: "Some Emigrants to Virginia, compiled from records by W.G. Standard" [Richmond, Va: Bell Book & Stationery Co., 1911]; also Virginia Magazine of History & Biography, Vol 19, p 132.)
|Another reference to Thomas SISSON (1) appears in the Minutes of the Council and General Court, 1622-1624, the original of which is now preserved in the Library of Congress at Washington, DC. It reads: "Court held . . . [torn] . . . 1624/L. Pott -- The oathes of Supremacy & Alleg./ To these whose names are underwritten . . ." whereafter the list includes: "Thos. SISSON of london, haberdasher." All immigrants on this list (one of the two earliest extant for Virginia) arrived before Feb 1622, because many of their names likewise appear in the Colonial census taken then. (Ref: Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, pub by the Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, VA, 1911, Vol XXIX [a mistake for vol 19].)
|As aforesaid, Thomas Sisson (1) emigrated from London, where he had been a haberdasher, to Virginia, shortly before 1622. Nothing else concerning his personal career is known, but it is assumed that he was the father of Capt John Sisson, Robert Sisson, Daniel Sisson, Mary Sisson, and Nicholas Sisson.||To date only one of the name Sisson has tested in R1b1a2+.||There was also a Richard SISSON b c 1608 in England d before 26 Feb 1683/1684 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island founded a considerable New England branch of the family.
Then there was Edward Sisson m Elizabeth Carr b c 1563, who may have been ancestors of all shown here or more remotely related.
|Si10-1||Capt John Sisson b about 1628, royal colonial army,
m probably in Va, Frances Gorsuch, dau of Rev John Gorsuch. In 1659, John and his wife Frances immigrated to Maryland. In 1660 his daughter Joane was transported to Maryland. John Sisson's will, probated 16 Mary 1663 in Anne Arundel County, names wife Frances, eldest daughter Jean Sisson, daughter Eliza Sisson, brother Benjamin Sison, brother Cornelius Howard (i.e., brother-in-law) . . . John's wife's Frances Gorsuch's sister Elizabeth Gorsuch Howard, the wife of Cornelius Howard. The land of Jane and Elizabeth SISSON is included in the Maryland Rent Rolls of Baltimore and Anne Arundel Counties in 1666 and 1667
|-1 Jean Sisson
-2 Eliza Sisson
|Si10-1||Captain Daniel Sisson b bef 1638 d 30 Jul 1679 Westmoreland Co
m Jane she m2 about 5 Nov 1679 William Butler
|-1 Frances Butler Sisson b bef 1679 Westmoreland Co d there 23 Feb 1697/8
Will extract: SISSON, FRANCES BUTLER, 11 February 1697-8; 23 February 1697-8. Buried near my father and mother in Appomatox; cousin Nathaniel Pope; godson Lewis Pope son of Nathaniel 2 cows; cousin Lewis Nicholas servant and tobacco; children of my friend Law. Washington Snr. residue of estate and he to be exr.
|Captain Daniel Sisson acted as interpreter for negotians with the indians.
Governor Berkeley’s treaty of peace after the end of the 1646 War with Opechancanough prohibited all emigration to the north side of the Rappahannock River. This restriction was repealed in 1648, and immigrants poured in from England, Maryland, New England, and previously settled portions of Virginia. Hercules Bridges, Henry Brooks and Nathaniel Pope were the early patentees of the Mattox Neck area (of three creeks, Mattox, Bridges, Popes) destined to become part of Westmoreland County.
The Henry Brooks patent of 1657, reissue 1662, included 1,020 acres (4.1 km2) bounded: “on the northwest side to a marked corner hickory with a creeke [unnamed Bridges] that divideth this land and the land now in possession of Daniel Sisson on the northeast side with the Potomack river on the southeast side with the Creeke [unnamed Popes] dividing this land from the land of Col. Nathaniel Pope to a marked red oake on the southwest thence with a line of marked trees running west and northwest 60 poles northwest half a point more westerly 310 poles and west northwest somewhat more westerly 140 poles to the aforementioned hiccory and place.”
|Si10||Si10 Mary Sisson b 1641/36 Mattox Creek Westmoreland Co VA d 20 Feb 1676 WEstmoreland Co m1
Nathaniel Pope II Po10 b 1642 and had issue:
m2 Anthony Bridges b before 1632 (no Issue) son of nephew of Hercules Bridges
m3 before 8 Jun 1675 Lewis Nicholas b about 1641 had issue:
m4 25 Jul 1677 David Wickcliffe b about 1636 Westmoreland Co son of:
m5 John Rosier without issue, as Nathaniel and Mary Sisson were named as John's heirs.
|David Wickliffe Jr b 1636? in St. Marys, MD d before 27 Sep 1693 in Westmoreland, VA son of David Wickliffe b 1618||+1 David Wickliffe b about 1610 in Yorkshire, England d in St. Marys, MD.. m about 1636 in England/St. Mary's Co MD Jane x.|
Nathaniel Pope III b about 1660
m Jane Browne Br9 dau of Original Brown and Jane Brooks (widow Higdon)
|Po8-1 Mary Pope b about 1694 m Joseph Weeks.
Po8-2 William Pope b about 1696
Po8-3 Lewis Pope
Po8-4 John Pope d 1735 in Washington Parish Westmoreland Co(alive in 1728 and sold a mill to Augustine Washington) m Elizabeth (Pierce) Pope, dau of the mariner/merchant Nathaniel Pope Po10-1-5
Po8-5 Elizabeth POPE married to Bourn PRICE son of Meriday PRICE II). Bourn PRICE was born before 1725. He died after 1725.
Po8 Worden Pope m Hester Netherton Ne8 b ABT 1715 in Va d AFT 1749 dau of Henry Netherton b ABT 1660 and Sarah Tucker b 2 AUG 1663 in Westmoreland Co
Po8-7 Jean/Jane Pope b 1699/1715 d Apr. 1732 m Overwarton Parish, Stafford Co Va George Williams d 12 Feb 1748/49 in Va (shown by ysearch.org/PW2P5)
?Po8-8 Ann Pope m y Wright
|Po8-4-1 William Pope
Po8-4-2 Nathaniel S Pope b 1729 in Westmoreland va m?1 Lucy Smith b 1734 in Westmoreland Va m?2 Ann Fox b 1732 d 1789
Po7 Benjamin Pope b 10 MAY 1740 in Va m Behetheland Foote Fo7
Po8-7-1 Nathaniel Williams, b 5 Oct 1730, Stafford Co VA
Po8-7-2 Margaret Williams b 17 Apr 1732 Stafford d after 12 Sep 1763 Co Va d after 12 Sep 1763 m John Ralls Jr. son of John Ralls and Lidia Read Beck (dau of Edward Beck and Ann Quinnery Pullin
Po8-7-3 George Williams, Jr, b. 21 Aug 1736, Stafford Co VA m Nancy Edwards in 1775 in VA.
Po8-7-4 John Pope Williams b 27 Sep 1739 Stafford Co d 18 Sep 1809 in Pendleton Co Ky m Hanna Settle Minter dau of William Settle and Sarah x
Po8-7-5 Charles Williams, b. May 01, 1745, Stafford Co., VA, d. date unknown.
Po8-7-6 William Waller Williams, b. 26 Jan 1747/48, Stafford Co VA
|Po6-1 George Pope
Po6 Worden Pope b about 1776 Pope’s Creek, Va d 20 Apr 1838 in Louisville, Ky m 11 Sep 1804 in Jefferson Co Ky Elizabeth Taylor Thruston Th6
Po6-3 William Pope
Po8-4-2-1 JOHN NATHANIEL POPE SR b 1774 in Westmoreland va d 1850 in HENRY GA m MARTHA Edwards b 1785 in VA d: 1867 in HEARD Co GA
Po8-7-2-1 John Ralls b 20 Mar 1748 Stafford Co d about 1782 Stafford Co
Po8-7-3-1 Sanford Williams,
Po8-7-4-1 Nancy Williams b 1782 VA d 1854 d 17 Dec 1854 Harrison Co KY m 18 Sep 1797 in Fauquier Co Va Wiseman Hitch
Po8-7-4-2 Hannah Williams m Archibald Duncan, b Overwarton Parish, Stafford Co VA.
Po8-7-4-3 Elizabeth Williams, b Overwarton Parish, Stafford Co VA, m y Gill
Po8-7-4-4 Jane Williams, b. 9 Feb, 1789, Fauquier Co VA d 1861, LaBelle, Lewis Co Mo m 8 Oct 1810 in Harrison Co George C Hinson son of George Hinson and Susannah Settle
Po8-7-4-5 Myrinda Williams
Po8-7-4-6 Enoch Williams
Po8-7-4-7 Sarah/Sallie Williams
Po8-7-4-8 Stephen Williams
Po8-7-4-9 William Williams
Po8-7-4-10 George Williams
|Po5 Patrick Henry Pope b 1806 d 1841 m 18 July 1827
Sarah Lawrence Brown Br5
Po5-2 Edmund Pendleton Pope m Nancy Johnson
Po5-3 Col Curran Pope b 1813 d 186?4 m Matilda Jacob, dau of John Jeremiah Jacob and Fo6-12 Ann Overton Fontaine
Po5-4 Hamilton Pope
Po5-5 Paul Pope (died in infancy)
Po5-6 Moses Pope (died in infancy)
Po5-7 Edmonia Pope
Po6-2-1 Sen John Pope
Po6-2-2 Nathaniel Pope
Po6 = 7 Thomas Pope Sr m 7 JUN 1768 in Fauquier Co Du7 Ann Duncan b 1745 d 19 Jul 1839
Po8-4-2-1-1 JOHN NATHANIEL POPE JR b 1817 in HENRY GA d 6 Sep 1864 in SUMTER GA Confederate Army KILLED IN ACTION
Po8-7-4-4-1 Amanda Hinson b Harrison Co, KY m y Staples,
Po8-7-4-4-2 Sarah Hinson, b Harrison Co, KY d. date unknown.
Po8-7-4-4-3 Ann Elizabeth Hinson, b., Harrison Co, KY
Po8-7-4-4-4 William S Hinson, b March 1812, Harrison Co, KY d 20 Feb, 1890, LaBelle, Lewis Co MO.
Po8-7-4-4-5 Judith Hinson, b July 16, 1814, Harrison Co, KY d 23 Mar 1885 LaBelle Lewis Co MO.
Po8-7-4-4-6 George E. Hinson, b 22 Jun, 1822, KY d 12 Jan 1892 Lewis Co MO m 13 Mar 1849 in Lewis Co MO Henrietta Bourne dau of Morton Bourne and Tabitha White.
|Po4-1 Elizabeth Thruston Pope twin b 27 Apr 1828 d 1883 m Dr. William Henry Galt 1827 Ky - 1893 and had issue.
Po4-2 Urith Lawrence Pope twin b 27 Apr 1828-1884) m Joshua Fry Lawrence in 1851
Po4-3 James Brown Pope (1830-?) ¬
Po4-4 Ellen E.?D. Pope (25 July 1831 ? - ?) m Dr. John Thruston, son of Charles M. Thruston, on 13 Dec 1858.
Po4-5 Mary Emmeline Pope (1832 ¬-?)
Po4-6 Worden Pope b 9 Apr 1836 went to Nicaragua
Po4 Mary Ann Pope b 30 Sept 1838 d 1897
Po4-8 Alfred T. Pope, died young. b 1840
Po5-2-1 Alfred Thruston Pope m 1st cousin, Mary Tyler Pope Po5-3-1
Po6-1 Jane Gale Pope m Robert Terrill
Po6-2 Mary Ann Pope d. 1806 m John Sutton
Po6-3 Alexander Pope b: BEF 1770
Po6-4 John Pope b: ABT 1770 m Mary Vance d. 1815
Po6-4-1. Thomas A Pope2
Po6-5 Jeremiah Pope
Po6-6 Humphrey Pope b: ABT 1771 - c1840
Po6-7 Thomas Pope Jr b BEF 1772 m Elizabeth Lair dau of Andrew Lair and Lady Frances Hubbard, July 27, 1803 in Garrard Co Ky
Po6 Phyllis Ann Pope b 26 MAY 1773 in Fauquier, Va m Charles Bland Bl6 b 2 DEC 1765 in Va d 26 Sept 1842 Ky
Po6-9 Elizabeth Pope b ABT 1780 m Nathaniel Robert Jurney b a 1770, d 1816
Po6-10 Robert Pope b BEF 1781 in Virginia Colony ??m 26 Feb 1799 in Gerrard Co Ky Ellener Vance
Po6-11 William Pope b: 25 FEB 1785 m Mary Lair b. a 1788 dau of Andrew Lair and Lady Frances Hubbard
Po8-7-4-4-6-1 Amanda Hinson, b 1849, Lewis Co MO81, d date unknown.
Po8-7-4-4-6-2 Demaris Hinson, b 1853 Lewis Co MO81, d date unknown.
Po8-7-4-4-6-3 William Pope Hinson, b. October 03, 1853, LaBelle, Lewis Co MO d 8 Jan 1910, Kansas City, Jackson Co., MO81.
Po8-7-4-4-6-4 Morton Hinson, b 1854, Lewis Co., Mo
Po8-7-4-4-6-5 Rebecca Hinson, b 1858, Lewis Co, Mo
Po8-7-4-4-6-6 Alma Hinson, b April 12, 1860, Lewis Co, MO
Po8-7-4-4-6-7 Annie L Hinson, b 1862, Lewis Co, Mo
Po8-7-4-4-6-8 Beauregard Hinson, b 1864, Lewis Co MO
Po8-7-4-4-6-9 Charles Hinson, b 1867, Lewis Co, MO
|Si9-2||Lewis Nicholas b bef 8 Jun 1675 d 30 Nov 1699 Westmoreland Co
m about 1696 Ursula x b ABT 1680 in Westmoreland Co d BEF 1726 in Westmoreland she m2 27 APR 1698 in Westmoreland Robert Lovell b 1674 in Westmoreland County, Virginia
-a Mary Lovell b 1699 in Westmoreland Co m Andrew Harrison b 1671 in North Farnham Parish
-a-1+ (numerous descendants and DNA match)
-b Robert Lovell b 1701 in Westmoreland Co
-c James Lovell b 1703 in Westmoreland Co m Jane Tyler b aft 1733
-d Daniel Lovell b ABT 1704 in Westmoreland Co d 28 Jan 1734/5
-e Ursula Lovell b ABT 1712 in Westmoreland m George Riding b ABT 1710 in King George Co.
|-1 Thomas Nicholas b BEF 1695 in Westmoreland d aft 1741 Cople Parish Westmoreland
m BEF 1715 in Cople Parish Jane Field b BEF 1699 in Westmoreland Co Va d aft 1741 in Cople Parish Westmoreland Co dau of Abraham Field
?-2 possibly of this family Rev Jonathan Nicholas b about 1695 Anglican Minister m Franky x
|-1-1 Jane Nicholas b BEF 1715 in Cople Parish Westmoreland Co m Joseph Hawkins b ABT 1707 in Gloucester Co
-1-2 William Nicholas b ABT 1720 in Cople Parish Westmoreland Co d aft 1741 carpenter
-2-1 Leanna Nicholas b 1735 m Warrenton/Warrington King Spiller b 1735 d 1770 son of Warrington King Spiller b 1709 d about 1756 and Lydia Moore b 1713 and grandson of Warrington King Spiller b 1709 d about 1756 gr grson of William Spiller b about 1669 William Co Va and Lucy King/ ?Mary Mason (a different William Spiller, his bro, may be meant)
Joseph Hawkins b BET 1734 AND 1741 in St. Mark's Parish, Spotsylvania Co d aft 1803 son of John Hawkins b BEF 1687
and Mary Long b: 1693 in Gloucester Co Va
m Susannah Petty b ABT 1748 in Orange Co dau of John Petty b: 1702 in Richmond Co Va and Rebecca Simms b BEF 1726 in Richmond Co
-2-1-1 Benjamin SPILLER, b. 1764, d 1854 m Elizabeth BENSON , b. 1785, d. 1848
-2-1-2 William Jackson SPILLER, b 12 December 1769, d. 1851 m 1789 in Robertson Co Tn Winifred Benson
-2-1-3 Elijah SPILLER, b. abt. 1763
-2-1-4 Elizabeth SPILLER, b. abt. 1765
-2-1-5 Lydia SPILLER, b 06 May 1771, d 06 July 1843 m March 10, 1786 in Robertson Co. TN John Pekin Duncan Jr. b 31 Dec 1763 in Culpeper Co Va
-2-1-6 Nancy SPILLER, b. abt. 1773 m Abraham Tippy b 1770 in Germany
-2-1-7 Warrenton King SPILLER, b. 22 Dec 1779 d. 1853 m 25 Nov 1813 Celia Boren
|-2-1-1-1 Annie SPILLER, d aft. 1840
-2-1-1-2 Jesse SPILLER, b abt. 1806, d 17 April 1868
-2-1-1-3 Simeon SPILLER, b 7 Nov 1807, d 21 September 1838
-2-1-1-4 Frances SPILLER, b 7 Nove 1807, d 18 April 1883
-2-1-1-5 Warrenton SPILLER, . 1810, d 23 March 1854
-2-1-1-6 Nancy SPILLER, b abt 1814
-2-1-1-7 Elizabeth SPILLER, b 03 June 1817, d 9 Mar 1885
-2-1-1-8 Lydia SPILLER, b 6 Oct 1819, d 8 Feb 1876
-2-1-1-9 Olive SPILLER, b 11 Aug 1822, d 15 Nov 1845
-2-1-1-10 Louisa SPILLER, b 11 Nov 1825, d. 03 Dec 1882
-2-1-1-11 Daniel C 1 Jan 1816, Robertson Co Tn
-2-1-1-12 Emma Winifred 1 Jan 1816 Robertson, Tn
-2-1-1-13 Leanna b 17 Nov 1818, Illinois
-2-1-2-1 John B. SPILLER, b 27 Mar 1813 Robertson Tn d 3 August 1863
-2-1-2-2 Sallie SPILLER, b 1801, d 6 March 1876
-2-1-2-3 Mary SPILLER, b 1798, d. 1854
-2-1-2-4 Elijah Nicholson SPILLER, b. 14 October 1803, d. 09 March 1867
-2-1-2-5 William D. SPILLER, b 1809, d. 1876
-2-1-2-6 Hannah SPILLER, b 01 January 1811, d. 1874
-2-1-2-7 Daniel SPILLER
-2-1-2-8 Nancy SPILLER
-2-1-2-9 Winifred SPILLER, b 1816, d. 1855
-2-1-2-10 Leannah SPILLER, b 17 November 1818, d. 1896
-2-1-2-11 Martin SPILLER
-2-1-2-12 Miffie SPILLER
-2-1-5-1 John Melcher Duncan b 2 FEB 1788 in Logan, Ky
-2-1-5-2 John Pekin Duncan b 1790 in ,Robertson,Tn
-2-1-5-3 Warrenton Spiller Duncan b 14 FEB 1792 in Robertson,Ten
-2-1-5-4 James Duncan b 1 MAY 1794 in Robertson,Tn
-2-1-5-5 Benjamin Duncan b ABT 1796 in Robertson,Tn
-2-1-5-6 Abraham Duncan b ABT 1798 in Robertson,Tn
-2-1-5-7 Anna Duncan b ABT 1800 in Robertson,Tn
-2-1-5-8 DuncanRiley b ABT 1802 in ,Robertson, Tn
-2-1-5-9 William H Duncan b 6 MAR 1803 in Robertson, Tn
-2-1-5-10 Thomas J Duncan b 22 OCT 1805 in Marion Ill
-2-1-5-11 Emaline Duncan b 1807 in Marion Ill
-2-1-5-12 Rachel Duncan b 1813 in Marion Ill
-2-1-5-13 Mary Moore Duncan b 1 MAY 1814 in Marion, Ill
-2-1-6-1 John Tippy b abt 1795 Davidson Tn
-2-1-6-2 Leanna Nicholas Tippy m y Phillips
-2-1-6-2-1 x Phillips m y Sperry
-2-1-6-2-1-1 F. M. Sperry
-2-1-6-3 Sally Elizabeth Tippy b abt 1801 Tn
-2-1-6-4 Sarah Tippy b abt 1802 Tn
-2-1-6-5 James Tippy b abt 1803 Tn
-2-1-6-6 Abner Tippy b abt 1805 Tn
-2-1-6-7 Luranna Tippy b abt 1807 Tn
-2-1-6-8 William Tippy b abt 1808 Tn
-2-1-6-9 Elijah Tippy b abt 1809 Tn
-2-1-6-10 Braxton Lee b abt 1812 Tn
-2-1-6-11 Abraham Tippy b 1817
-2-1-6-12 Edwin Tippy b abt 1819
-2-1-6-13 Isaac Tippy abt 1820
-2-1-6-14 Nancy Minerva Tippy b abt 1822
-2-1-6-15 Nicholas Tippy
|Si9-3||Deborah Wickliffe b about 1673
|Si9-4||Robert Wickliffe b about 1677 Vestryman, Hamilton Parish, Pr, Wm. Co
m1 Elizabeth Arrington in Virginia
m2 in Westmoreland Co Dorcas Arrington d before 1724
|Si9-5||David Wickliffe b about 1671 Westmoreland Co d there 1 Mar 1698
m Elizabeth King b c 1670 d 1699
|-1 Robert Wickliffe d 1759 m1 Dorcas Arrington b 1700 d 1724 m2 Elizabeth Anderson b 1701 d 1791
-2 sibling: Isaac Wickliffe b 1696 Westmoreland, VA d 27 Apr 1725 in Westmoreland, VA. m before 1723 in Westmoreland Elizabeth Cullum
|-1-1 Robert Wickliffe b 1725 d 1782 m Mary Hardin b 1741 d 1780
-1-2 Elijah wickliffe b 1725
-1-3 Charles William Wickliffe b 1728 Hamilton Parish Stafford VA d 9 Dec 1816 Bardstown Nelson Co KY m Lydia Hardin b 1748 d 1828
-2-1 David Wickliffe b 1723 in Wakefield, VA d in 1812 in Fauquier, VA. m about 1750 Jane Higdon b 1719 in Westmoreland
|-1-1-1 Robert Wickliffe b 1774 d 1859
-1-3-1 Charles Wickliffe b 1788 d 1869 m Margaret Crepps
-1-3-2 Mary Wickliffe b 1772 d 1827
-1-3-3 Nathaniel Wickliffe b 1781 d 1856
|Si9-6|| Ann Wickliffe b about 16?70 Westmoreland Co d 1704
|Si9-7||Elisha Wickliffe b about 1660/?75 Westmoreland Co d there 1692||-1 Rose Wickliffe b 1692 d 1720 m Thomas Waters b 1690 d 1750||-1-1 Lydia Waters b 1720 Hamilton Parish Stafford VA d 1800 Monongohala Co VA m Martin Hardin b 1716 Northumberland Co Va d 1779 Monongahala Co
-1-2 Sarah Waters b 1722
|-1-1-1 Sarah hardin b 1743 d 1826
-1-1-2 Hannah Hardin b 1745 d 1784
-1-1-3 Mark Hardin b 1750 d 1835
-1-1-4 William Hardin b 1750 d 1803
-1-1-5 John Hardin b 1753 d 1792
|Si10-4||Robert Sisson of North Farnham Parish, Rappahannock Co b about 1630 d aft 1692 in Richmond Co This above Robert seems to be the same as:
Robert Sisson, Lancaster Clerk of Court 1667-1674with a likelihood of "b about 1635 d after 1674, presumed father of:"
m Amy Wright
|-1 Robert Sisson Jr. b c 1665 d about 1698 m Abiigail x
-2 William Sisson Sr, b about 1670 Martha HUDSON, dau of Bryan HUDSON and Mary, about 1693 in Richmond Co
-3 Margaret SISSON b about 1657/1659 m about 1672 in Old Rappahannock Martin DYE b about 1635 in Englan. d before 2 Feb 1746/1747 in Richmond Co son of Robert Arthur Dye and Grace Harcourt (dau of Walter Harcourt b 1549 Stanton Hardourt Oxfordshire d 1608 and Dorothy Robinson b 1550 Oxfordshire).
|-1-1 Mary SISSON b 31 Jul 1692 in Richmond Co., Virginia.
-1-2 Elizabeth SISSON b about 1693/1694.
-1-3 George SISSON b 15 May 1695 d before Jul 1744
-2-1 Bryan SISSON was born 20 Feb 1694/1695 d Aug 1771 m1 Anne GOWER, dau of John GOWER + 5 ch m2 Rachel [GAYDON?] GOWER BRAMHAM after 1765 d after 1771
-2-2 William II SISSON b 1699 and d 1767 m1 Frances GOWER b in Richmond Co Va d about 1750 in Charles Co Md dau of Stanley GOWER and Sarah JACKSON, on 31 Aug 1727 in North Farnham Parish, Richmond Co Va + 7 ch m2 about 1752 in Durham Parish, Charles Co Md Elizabeth PHILBERT-HUDSON b 1720 in Charles Co Md d 1767 in Charles Co Md
-2-3 Elizabeth SISSON b about 1701 in Richmond Co Va.
-2-4 Henry SISSON b about 1705 d 6 Mar 1775 Richmond Co m Anne MEEKS dau of Richard MEEKS and Ann
-2-5 Mary SISSON b about 1705.
-2-6 Martha SISSON b about 1705
-3-1 Arthur DYE b 18 May 1673 Lunenburg Parish Richmond Co Va d there 1727/8 m Katherine HOPKINS, dau of Robert HOPKINS and Katherine Sandford.
-3-2 Thomas DYE b about 1690
-3-3 Sarah DYE b about 1690 <
-y-y possibly here was: Thomas Sisson b c 1725 m Hannah Parker
-2-1-1 Sarah SISSON was born 6 Oct 1725 in North Farnham Parish, Richmond Co Va.
-2-1-2 William SISSON b 25 Apr 1728 d about 1792 ?French & Indian War, Western Virginia, Scout 1754-1755 m Sarah LOWEN "Sallie" b about 173 in Bedford Va dau of John LOWEN and Margaret.
-2-1-3 Caleb SISSON b about 1735 d 17 Sep 1807 m1 Nellie Millie BRAMHAM, dau of John BRAMHAM + 1 ch m2 Sarah ROACH, dau of John ROACH and Harn
-2-1-4 Hannah SISSON b about 1740.
-2-1-5 George SISSON b about 1742 in Orange Co Va d about 1820 m Elizabeth in 1777.
-2-2-1 Stanley SISSON b 19 Jun 1728 in North Farnham Parish, Richmond County
-2-2-2 Caleb SISSON b c 1730 Charles Co Md d there m x
-2-2-3 Reubin SISSON b Charlkes Co Md d there m x.
-2-2-4 William III SISSON b Charles Co Md d Fairfax Co Va m Catherine (possibly Taylor).
-2-2-5 Henry SISSON b Charles Co Md d 28 Jul 1828 Fauquier Co m1 x m2 Margaret French HUDSON + 6 ch.
-2-2-6 Elizabeth SISSON b Charles Co Md m George W. BAILEY in Jan 1795 in First Presbyterian Church, Alexandria Va.
-2-2-7 Mary SISSON b c 1740
-2-4-1 Anne SISSON b 30 May 1726 m c 1746 Richmond Co Va Solloman REDMAN.
-2-4-2 John SISSON b about 1727 d about 1792 m Mary STROTHER about 1753/1754 in Richmond Co.
-2-4-3 Henry SISSON Jr b about 1730 in Northfarnham Parish, Richmond Co Va m Sarah WILSON
-3-1-1 Avery DYE b 6 Mar 1688 Richmond Co Va d 1750/1757 m Katherine MACKMELLION/McMillion, dau of John MACKMELLION and Frances NEWMAN.
-3-1-2 Reuben DYE.
-3-1-3 Raleigh DYE.
-3-1-4 George DYE
-3-1-5 Jacob Dye b 1700 Halifax Co Va d there 1784 m Mary Randolph dau of Alexander Randolph and Margaret Searingen
-y-y-y William Sisson b c 1750 m Frances Shearin /td>
-2-1-2-1 Elizabeth SISSON b about 1762 m Morgan FINNELL in 1791.
-2-1-2-2 Polly SISSON b about 1764. m Tavner BRAMHAM in 1792.
-2-1-2-3 William SISSON Jr. b about 1765 and died 16 Mar 1857.
-2-1-2-4 Sarah SISSON b about 1766 m George MORRISON in 1791.
-2-1-2-5 John SISSON was born about 1767 and died after 1850.
-2-1-2-6 Milly SISSON b about 1768. d about 1845 in Pittis Co Mo m James FAULCONER on 23 Jun 1794.
-2-1-2-7 Tapley SISSON b about 1770.
-2-1-2-8 Charlotte SISSON b about 1772.[Notes]
-2-1-2-9 Fanny Bryan SISSON b about 1774 m George MARTIN in 1804.
-2-1-2-10 Abner SISSON b 16 Apr 1776 d 1855/1859.
-2-1-2-11 Benjamin SISSON b 16 Apr 1776d 25 Apr 1859
-2-1-3-1 Stanley SISSON Sr. was born 2 Nov 1772
-2-1-3-2 c SISSON b after 1774.
-2-1-3-3 Abner SISSON b before Jul 1783 d before 16 Sep 1823.
-2-1-3-4 James SISSON b about 1784 d 10 Jul 1837.
-2-1-3-5 Jesse SISSON b 7 Aug 1789 ad 27 Nov 1864.
-2-1-3-6 Armistead SISSON b 5 Apr 1790 d 21 Oct 1837.
-2-1-3-7 John SISSON b about 1784 d Aug 1840.
-2-1-3-8 Polly SISSON b about 1794
-2-1-5-1 Marmaduke Beckwith SISSON "Duke" m Mary A. ELGIN on 17 Sep 1812 in Fauquier Co VA.
-2-1-5-2 Mary SISSON "Molly". m Thomas KELLY on 28 Apr 1818 in Fauquier Co
-2-2-2-1 Ann SISSON b 1791 in Charles Co Md d 13 Mar 1865 in Washington, D.C
-2-2-3-1 George Gore SISSON was born in Charles County, Maryland.
-2-2-3-2 Unknown SISSON.
-2-2-3-3 Unknown SISSON.
-2-2-3-4 Unknown SISSON.
-2-2-3-5 Unknown SISSON was born in Maryland.
-2-2-3-6 Unknown SISSON.
-2-2-4-1 Nancy Ann SISSON was born about 1755.
-2-2-4-2 John SISSON was born about 1758.
-2-2-4-3 Robert SISSON was born about 1760 and died 21 Apr 1825 ?? 2nd VA Regiment, Alexander Parker Co Sergeant 1775-1782.
-2-2-4-4 William IV SISSON was born about 1762 and died 1809.
-2-2-4-5 Lewis SISSON was born 1779 and died 5 Aug 1853.
-2-2-4-6 Mary SISSON was born 1782 and died 24 Feb 1857.
-2-2-4-7 George Taylor SISSON was born 1787 and died 1852
-2-2-5-1 Barnett SISSON b 1782 in Loudoun Co Va. d in Westmoreland Co Va m on 6 Sep 1809 in Westmoreland Co Frances BROWN b 1778 in Westmoreland Co Va d in Westmoreland Co Va.
-2-2-5-2 Lawson SISSON was born 2 Feb 1791 and died 26 Jul 1859.
-2-2-5-3 Lucinda SISSON was born Dec 1792 m Newton VOWLES on 11 Jun 1818 in Fauquier Co Va. b Charles Co Md.
-2-2-5-4 John Barnett SISSON was born 25 Jan 1794 d 16 Sep 1845.
-2-2-5-6 Sallie SISSON
-2-2-6-1 Eliza J. BAILEY b 23 Feb 1798
-2-4-1-1 Henry Sisson REDMAN b after 1746. ?= y Redmond b c 1750
-2-4-1-2 Sarah REDMAN b after 1746
-2-4-2-1 John SISSON b about 1755 in North Farnham Parish, Richmond Co
-2-4-2-2 Elizabeth Stuard SISSON b about 1757 in Northfarnham Parish, Richmond Co m John BROWN about 1777/1780.
-2-4-2-3 Richard SISSON b about 1760 and died about 1821.
-2-4-2-4 Henry SISSON b about 1762 and died 5 Apr 1830.
-2-4-2-5 Elloner SISSON b about 1764 in Northfarnham Parish, Richmond Co
-3-1-1-1 Frances DYE was born before 1711 m George Newman
-3-1-1-2 Avery DYE Jr. was born 1711 in Richmond Co Va.
-3-1-1-3 Martin DYE was born 1715 in Richmond Co Virginia.
-3-1-1-4 William DYE b 1719 in Va. d before 1810 in Berte Co NC mElizabeth BROWN.
-3-1-1-5 George DYE b 1730 in Richmond Co., Virginia.
-3-1-1-6 Fauntleroy DYE b 1742 d 31 Jul 1820
-y-y-1-1 Robert Townsend Sisson, War of 1812, Captain Coffer’s Co, VA Militia, Private 1813-1814 b about 1785 presumed father of:
-3-1-5-1 Abraham William Dye b 1770 Halifax d 1810 Russell Co Va m Latticvia Coleston
-y-y-y-1 William Sisson b c 1775 m Susannah x
-2-?-?-?-1 Mary Catherine Sisson b 1832 m 1850 Joseph D. McCune 1828-1888 son of Rebecca Ewalt 1787-1861 and John McCune 1772-1852
-2-4-1-1-1? George Redmond b VA Jun. 1, 1789 d Clay, KY 8 Sep 1843 m1 Keziah Ford + 4 ch m2 Leannah Murray b 1817
-3-1-1-1-1 Reuben Newman d 1849 p Elizabeth Potter
-y-y-y-1-1 Obediah Sisson b c 1800 SC d 1862 Green Co AR m Margaret Margrave
-2-4-1-1-1-1 Jane Redmon b 1815
-2-4-1-1-1-2 Andrew Jackson Redmon b Virginia 1820 m Catherin Yaeger
-2-4-1-1-1-2-1 Edwin Redman b 1842
-2-4-1-1-1-2-2 Sarah Redman b 1845 d 1853
-2-4-1-1-1-2-3 Granville Redmon b 17 Feb 1848 KY d 14 Nov 1914 Crawford Co AR m Mary Brown b 1848
-2-4-1-1-1-2-3-1 Julia Redmon b 1870 m Edwin Routh b 1868
-2-4-1-1-1-2-3-1-1 Mary Routh b 1892, ancestor of Martin Gabbard, author's DNA match
-2-4-1-1-1-2-3-2 Daniel Redmon b 1885 m Lorraine Pitts
-2-4-1-1-1-2-3-3 Albert Redman b 1892 m Frances Comstock
-2-4-1-1-1-2-3-4 Daniel Redmon
-2-4-1-1-1-2-3-5 Harve Redmon b 1881 m Talitha Branson
-2-4-1-1-1-2-3-6 coral Redman b 1887
-2-4-1-1-1-2-4 Howard Redman b 1848 d 1921
-2-4-1-1-1-2-5 Elizabeth Redmon b 1851
-2-4-1-1-1-2-6 Mary Redmon b 1853
-2-4-1-1-1-2-7 Catherine Redmon b 1856/7
-2-4-1-1-1-2-8 Lutisha Redmon b 1862
-2-4-1-1-1-3 Hoplan Redmon b 1822
-2-4-1-1-1-4 George Redmon b 1826 d 1880
-2-4-1-1-1-5 William Redmon b 1836
-2-4-1-1-1-6 Sarah Redmon
-2-4-1-1-1-7 William Redmon
-3-1-1-1-1-1 Thomas Potter d 1851 m Elizabeth Holland b 1791 d 1844
-3-1-1-1-1-1-1 Moses Potter b 1828 d 1885 m Delilah Ramage b 1834 d 1871
-3-1-1-1-1-1-1-1 Thomas Potter b 1 Nov 1870 Clinton Laurens Co SC d 20 Jan 1941 Durant Bryan Co OK m Miriam McFarland dau of William McFarland b 1839 d 1899 and Miriam Payne b 1851 ancestor of David Potter, author's DNA match
-y-y-1-1-1-1 John Augustine Sisson, Civil War, Potomac Army, Private Union Scout 1861-1865 b about 1835 presumed father of:
-y-y-1-1-1-1-1 Eugene Townsend Sisson, Alexandria Board of Elections 1887-1889 b about 1870 presumed father of:
-y-y-1-1-1-1-1-1 Eugene Henry Sisson, DC Police Force, Lt. Detective 1941-1973 b about 1913
-3-1-5-1-1 Branson Dye b 1806 Caswell NC d 5 Feb 1881 Nordyke Creek Washington Co Va m Sarah Kelly
-3-1-5-1-1-1 Richardson Edmond Dye b 1838 Russell Va d after 1863 m Eliza Chapman
-3-1-5-1-1-1-1 Charles Cummings Dye b 14 Dec 1859 Russell Va d 2 Jul 1916 Marion Smith Co Va m Karen Elizabeth Snead ancestor of Stewart Coleman Nelson, author's DNA match
|Si10-5||Nicholas Sisson b about 1640/td>|
|Posted by David Arne Sisson, data from Barbara Marsh
"Genealogy of the Sisson Kindred in America, Photostats of Bible Records and Wills" presented to Illinois State Historical Library by Illinois State Conference of the D.A.R., General Henry Dearborn Chapter, Chicago, Illinois, 1943-1945; compiled by Gertrude S. Wheeler (Mrs. Burt T.), Evanston, Ill., State Chairman Genealogical Records Committee.
|The SISSONs first made their American appearance in Virginia, emigrating probably via Wales, from southern England -- from London and the vicinity of Bristol. (Note that they emigrated "via" these places, but not necessarily "from" them. No origin in England has yet been found for any SISSON who came to America.)|
|The above Daniel Sisson b about 1630 was an Indian interpreter for Gen. John Augustine Washington and Isaac Allerton during Indian up rise and Bacon’s Rebellion.
- a vestry member of Appomattox Church with Washington family.
- an Attorney representing John A. Washington and Isaac Allerton’s Indian massacre and murder trial after Bacon’s Rebellion.
- the Washington family attorney, and executor of John Augustine Washington’s will.
- married to Jane Bulter.
- had daughter, Frances Butler Sisson, who was adopted by Lawrence Washington after death of Daniel and Jane Sisson.
- Lawrence Washington, the executor of Daniel Sisson’s will, purchased the Sisson estate on Pope’s creek, and the land was later renamed the Wakefield Plantation.
|Si11-?||of no established relationship to the above was:
|-1 y Sisson||-1-1 Ann Sison b c 1750 ?Lincolnshire m John Gibson||-1-1-1 Elizabeth Gipson b 1780 Lincolnshire d there 1847 m Thomas Carlton b Heckington Lincolnshire||-1-1-1-1 Elizabeth Carlton b 4 Dec 1800 Heckington d 4 Aug 1862 Waukesha Co WI
m John Audiss b 1794 Engl d 1882 Waukesha Co son of William Audiss and Arah Makins
-1-1-1-1-1 Anne Audiss b 1828 Lincolnshire d Waukesha Co ancestor of Nancy Lindner, author's DNA match
Mary SISSON (not LISSON) was the second wife of David WICKLIFFE.
(The problem with the spelling of Lisson was the way the L's were written
at the time, if you look at texts on graphology. For Wickliffe, there was
also probably still a reidue of old Angle/Saxon dialect in some people's
pronunciation in the 17th century, where some still spoke the gutteral
"gh" in "Leigh" but others could not and followed the Norman fashion clipping
it or shifting it to "ff", so Whightleigh would become either Wickliff
or Whiteley, depending on which clerk had the ordeal of writing down the
illiterate person's name) The following will send you to the approprite
From WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS, PATENTS, ETC.
1665-1677, PART THREE, compiled by John F. Dornan:
"20 Feb. 1675/6. Elizabeth WHITLIFFE, aged 25 years or thereabouts, sayeth that about five yeares since your deponent's husband David WHITLIFFE did buy a servant woman of Mr. Patricke SPENCE who asked David...
It should be noted that it is not unusual for the surname WHETTLEY to
be used in referring to the WICKLIFFE family. In at least two other
court records, David WICKLIFFE is referred
to as both David WHITLEY and David WHITLIFFE (or other variant) in the
same entry. Note also the correct usage of the name in the record
narrative - such variations in spelling are common in records of the period.
Therefore, it must be concluded that David was married prior to his marriage
to Mary SISSON.
From WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS, PATENTS, ETC.
1665-1677, Part Four, Abstracted and compiled by John Frederick Dorman,
published by John Frederick Dorman, Washington, DC, 1975.
"25 July 1677. Mary NICHOLAS, widdow, hath by three severall deeds
of gife made over to her chilldren Nath. Pope alias Bridges and Lewis Nicholas
severall goods and chattles. Mary hath invested me, David WHITLIFE,
doe bind me that the children shall be brought up soe fare at schoole as
to writt and reade. It shall be lawful for Marry at her owne plasure
to remove the children to the care of whome shee pleaseth.
There is intention of marradge between Mary and myself.
David (W) WHITLIFE
Wit: John WASHINGTON, Danniell LISSON, Anthony BRIDGES.
20 Sept. 1677. Recorded."
If you check the records far back enough, you find that Mary SISSON was the sister of Daniel LISSON. She was never the wife of any Robert LISSON or SISSON. The confusion may come in the reading of Daniel LISSON'S probate records, as he died without issue, and his relatives from Bristol, England had to settle his estate. One of them was named Robert, and had a wife named Mary, but this was after David WICKLIFFE married Mary SISSON.
Mary SISSON was not a LISSON by either marriage or birth. She was b. Mary SISSON, as per the following:
Westmoreland Co. Deeds, Patents, etc.
20 July 1677, Mary NICHOLAS, widow, to my loving son Lewis NICHOLS (here listed property). In case it shall please the Almighty to take to himselfe my sonne Lewis NICHOLAS...then all the aforesaid estate to my loveing sonne and his brother-in-law (meaning stepbrother) Nath: Pope alias BRIDGES (because he was the stepson of a man named BRIDGES),...If my sonnes should depart this life before the age aforesaid and myself be deceased alsoe, then the whole estate both of Nath: and Lewis to be equally divided between the surviving children of my brother and sister Mr. Danill LISSON and Jane LISSON.
There is a similar entry on the same date regarding her son Nathaniel's
estate. This establishes her maiden name as LISSON.
She was married to Nathaniel POPE, by whom she had a son Nathaniel. She then married someone named BRIDGES, and then Lewis NICHOLAS.
There are many court records to support this, but this one contains
three husband's names in one record:
8 June 1675
Mary BRIDGES of Westmoreland Co. unto my loving sonne Nathaniel POPE alias BRIDGES. (The term alias was used frequently in the colonial records, sometimes to identify a woman by both her maiden name and married name simultaneously, as when the first Nathaniel POPE transferred property to his then married daughter as "Ann POPE alias WASHINGTON", or because a stepson was sometimes identified by his stepfather's name)...For natural affection. One mare...Below the entry is added on 25 August 1675. Acknowledged by Lewis NICHOLAS who married Mary POPE alias BRIDGES after his marriadge.
After Lewis NICHOLAS died she married David WICKLIFFE:
"25 July 1677. Marry NICHOLAS, widdow, hath by three severall deeds of gife made over to her chilldren Nath: POPE alias BRIDGES and Lewis NICHOLAS severall goods and chattles.
Mary hath invested me David WHITLIFE with the care and tuition of Nathaniell and Lewis and allsoe with there estate. I, David WHITLIFE, doe bind me that the children shall be brought up soe fare at schoole as to writt and reade. It shall be lawfull for Marry at her owne plasure to remove the children to the care of whome shee pleaseth.
There is intention of marradge between Marry and myself.
David (W) WHITLIFE
Wit: John WASHINGTON, Danniell LISSON, Anthony BRIDGES.
20 Sept. 1677. Recorded.
"The Englishmen on the banks of the Potomac mingled elegant pleasures
with rude labors and perilous enterprises. There is a record of a contract
in 1670 between John LEE, son of Col. Richard LEEE, then deceased, Henry
CORBIN, Isaac ALLERTON, and Dr. Thomas GERRARD, for building a banqueting
house at or near their respective lands. The English colonist acted as
far as the circumstances would permit, precisely as he would in London.
It was a rare thing if the richer settlers did not visit the mother country
once during the year...
Among those who resided in the "suburban" area (Westmoreland Co. VA) above Machodic, at Nomini Creek, were: Walter BRODHURST, Edmund BRENT, Nicholas SPENCER, Valentine PEYTON, Maj. John HALLOWES(HOLLIS), Above Nomini esided at Appomattox Creek (now Mattox) Col. John WASHINGTON, his father-in-law, Col. Nathaniel POPE, William BUTLER, the minister, and ANDREW MONROE, who lived in Maryland, in 1643. Still further up the river, beyond Nomini, were Samuel HAYWARD, , Col. Giles BRENT, and his famous sister, Margaret BRENT, at "Peace" on Acquia Creek. Other settlers were Capt. John ASHTON, Capt. John LORD, brother of Rich'd LORD, of Hartford, New England; Capt. William HARDWICH, a tailor from Maryland, brother-in-law of Mrs. Anna Pope WASHINGTON; Thomas STURMAN, of Maryland; Daniel HUTT, formerly of London; John ROSIER, minister, Anthony BRIDGES, Capt. George MASON (born in 1629), John HILLILER, Capt. Thomas EWELL, Col. Gerrard FOWKE, Col. Thomas SPEKE, Capt. William PIERCE, Capt. John APPLETON, Col. Tomas BLAGG, Capt. Alexander BAINHAM, Col. John DODMAN, Lewis MARKHAM, Clement SPELMAN, William BROWNE, of Plymouth, Daniel LISSON (brother of Col. Nathaniel Pope's daughter-in-law), Robert VAULX, and Capt. Thomas and William BALDRIDGE. " ( Genealogies of VA Families" from Wm. & Mary Quarterly, Vol. V, p.903-907.)
"Genealogies of Virginia Families", Wm & Mary College Qtrly Historical
Magazine Vol 3, says that Andrew probably came to Maryland first, then
COL. JOHN WASHINGTON.
FURTHER DETAILS OF HIS LIFE FROM THE RECORDS
OF WESTMORELAND CO., VIRGINIA
BY THE EDITOR.
The important paper of Mr. Stanard in the last issue of the "Quarterly"
concerning the Washington family may be supplemented by other information. It
appears from the records of Westmoreland County that the Washington Family
from the earliest times was one of great distinction in the Northern Neck. John
Washington, (1) the emigrant, was a leading Justice and military character, who
like most of the men of wealth was a loyalist in Bacon's Rebellion.
That celebrated commotion in Virginia was preceded by difficulties with
the Indians in Stafford County. In the summer of 1675, a herdsman named
Robert Hen was slain there by a party of the hostile tribe of Doegs. Col. George
Mason and Capt. Brent with some militia pursued the offenders, and in the
hostilities some Susquehannocks, a friendly tribe, were slaughtered. These latter
had been recently expelled from their own country at the head of the
Chesapeake Bay by the Senecas, a tribe of the five nations. Encompassed on
all sides they took refuge in an old fort erected by Maryland for the protection
of the frontier. At the invitation of Maryland this fort was besieged in the latter
part of 1675, by a joint army of Marylanders and Virginians. The Marylanders
were commanded by Major Thomas Truman and the Virginians by Col. John
Washington and Major Isaac Allerton. Before the siege commenced five Indian
chiefs came out for a parley; they were seized and put to death. This action can
hardly be justified by the rules of war, and it goaded the savages to desperate
valor and occasioned a universal Indian war. But it is sufficiently proved by these
papers that Washington and his Virginians were not responsible for the deed:----
June ye 14th, 1677. A narrative of ye Susquehannocks ffort soe fare as I
know concerning ye killing of ye five Indians. As soone as our Virginia forces
were landed in Maryland we found five Susquehannoh Indians under a guard &
inquireing ye reason of their restraint were answered they endeavoured an
escape & thereof were secured till our comeing in ordr to a treaty wee informing
ye Marylandrs our businesse was first to treat & require satisfaction for ye murder
perpetrated before wee declared ourselves open enemies and proceeded to
hostile actions. Lt. Coll. John Washington and Major Isaac Allerton upon this
information thought it convenient to have them stronger guarded & themselves
alsoe during ye treaty weh being done & Coll. Washington & Major Allerton
accordingly treating there first demand was satisfaction for ye murder & spoyles
committed on Virginnia shore Major Trueman in ye interim remaining silent. After
long debate somethings therein-made by Coll. Washington & Major Allerton ye
Indians disowned all ye was Aledged to them & imputed it all to Senecas. Coll.
Washington & Major Allerton urged ye sevrall Cannoes loaded with beefe & port had bin carried into there
fort alleadging yt there enimyes would not be so kinde as to supply with
provisions & farther yt some of these men had a little before bin taken on
Virginnia side who had ye Cloathes of such as had bin a little before murdered
upon there backes, which made it appeare that they had bin the murderers, for
these reasons Major Allerton & Coll. Washington demanded satisfaction or else
they must proceed agt them as enimyes & storm there fort, and commanded the
interpreter to bid them defiance. During ye time of this treaty Major Trewman
came & asked ye Gentl whether they had finished, saying when you have done I
will say something to them. And when Coll. Washington & Major Allerton had
ended their treatie he send and commanded his interpreter, John Shanks, to ask
them how theire Indians came to be buried at Hursons & after a little further
discourse caused them to be bound & told them he would carry them to ye place
& show theire nine Indians where they lay dead. Major Allerton asked him what
he did intend to doe with them? Afterwards Majoy Trewman answered he
thought they deserved ye like to weh Major Allerton replyed, I do not think soe.
Noe sooner was this discourse ended between Major Allerton & Major Trewman
than ye Marylandrs carried away these five Indians & before they hardly got five
hundred yards distance from the place of this discourse & treaty spoken of, ye
Marylandrs killed them & further saith not.
Sworne before us by virtue of an ordr to us from ye right Honble ye
NICHO SPENCER, June ye 13th, 1677, recorded.
June ye 14th, 1676. A narative of Treatment at ye Susquihano
fare as they concern ye killing of ye five Indians. As soon as we were landed in
Maryland wee found five of ye Susquihano Indians under a guard of two files of
Marylandrs. Coll. Washington & Major Allerton enquired the Reason of it and
were answered yt they had endeavored to gett away, the Coll. Washington &
Major Alerton acquainted Major Truman, there orders were to treat with them and
demand satisfaction before they proceeded in a hostile way & after they had
drawne a strong guard about ye said Indians they began to demand satisfaction
for ye murthers and spoyles don in Virginia, but they would owne nothing, saying
ye mischieffs were done by the Senecas & not by them. While this lasted, Major
Truman said severall times Genttl have you done, for I resolve to say nothing
untill you have donne. Answer was made him by our Genttl when wee have
donne, we will give you notice. Our Gentl having done, Major Truman called one
John Shanks his interpreter & began to demand satisfaction for ye murders
donne and thereupon ye weh our Gentl withdrew themselves & after Major
Trueman had treated with them sometime, he called unto Coll. Washington, Are
not these impudent Rogues to denye the murders they have done when there
Indians ly dead on Hurston's plantacon being killed in a fight there, to ye weh C.
Washington replyed, it would be very convenient to carry them up thither and
show them there Indians yt are theire buried. Major Trueman replyed, and soe I
will. This is all yt heard spoken by our Gentl concerning ye five Indian prissoners
yt were killed wee being by them all ye time of ye discourse untill they parted &
yet Indians were conveyed away by Major Truman's men & killed weh was occation yt much amaized & startled us & our
Comanders being a thing yt was never imagined or expected of us & further saith
not. Daniel Lisson, Interpreter.
Sworne before us by vertue of an ordr to us from ye Right Honble ye
June ye 13th, 1677. Recorded.
Interrogations by Mr. Danll Lisson, Mr. John Garrard & Capt Robert
Were you present at ye examination of ye five Indians at ye Susquehanoh
fort all ye time of the examination.
To ye first afermitive,
Did you know of any Councill of warr yt was called by ye officers
Virginia & Maryland, wherein it was resolved these Indians should be put to
To ye second negative,
Did you hearr either Coll. Washington or Major Allerton or any
advise, psuade or vehemently urge yt these sd Indians shall be put to death.
To ye third negative,
Had not Lt. Coll Washington or Major Allerton ye first treaty
concerning ye murders & inuries donne on Virginia side & did not Major Trewman
say he would say nothing to them till they had donne.
To ye fourth afermative,
Did Major Trewman say when Lt. Coll. Washington & Major Allerton
they had done wth them, now I have something to say to them.
To ye fifth afermative.
Did not Major Trewman after some short discourse cause them to be
bound saying he would send them to Hurson's plantacon & shew yt some of
these Indians were killed at ye front (?) of ht house to convince them yt it was
their Indians had done it weh they denied.
To ye sixth afermative.
Mr. Step: Mannering Warrant to Danniel Whitte.
By virtue of a warrant by me received from ye Honble Genll Tho:
Goodwiche for ye impressing of all ye pvisons belonging to ye delinquents &
secureing of ye estates of all those yt are fledd Till further ordr from ye Right
Honble Nathaniell Bacon, General of his Majts forces in Virginia, and heareing yt
Coll. John Washingtons overseers are conveying of Corne, meat & Tobacco in a
sloope or sloops over to Maryland and being myselfe at this instant goeing
against ye Indians. These are therefor in his Majts name to will & require you
Daniel White upon sight hereof immediately to goe to ye plantacon of ye sd
Washington by ye river side & cease & impresse all ye corne & pvision, Tobacco,
stocke or stocks yt belong to ye sd Washingtons either one yt plantacon or one
ye other plantacon called ye Round hills & to command ye overseer of both
pantacons In his Majts name not to suffer any corne, cattle, horses, mares,
servants, or any other things to be conveyed away by any pson or psons till
further order form ye Generall & to cease yt sloope or sloops yt shall in any wise
attempt ye takeing pvision conveying any p't or parssells of goods yt either
belong to the said Washington or any other delinquent yt are fleed fayle not
hereof as you will answer ye contrary at yr utmost pill. Given under my hand this
21st of October, 1676.
This warrant was recorded June ye 19th, 1677.
Mr. Stephen Manring warrant to Daniel White: These are his
to Impower Mr. Daniel White to take into his custody two young mares belonging
to Jno. Griffin & them reserve till further order from ye Generall or Lt. Generall, or
till such time that ye sd Griffin hath cleared himself of trespasse committed
against ye sd Lt. Generall & yt he shall not have anything to doe at ye plantacon
of Coll. Spencer till farther order. Given under my hand this 6th day of November,
June ye 19th 1677, this warrant was recorded.
Stephen Manring, Joseph Hardwick & Rich: Bartton, Rich: Donahan
fforasmuch as wee Stephen Manring, Joseph Hardwick, Rich: Bartton,
Rich: Donahan have bin currently notoriously actors in ye late horrid rebellion sett
on foot by Nathaniel Bacon Junr to ye great dishonor of God, perturbacon of ye
peace, wellfare & safety of his Majts Collony of Virginia & to evill example of our
fellow subjects within the same. Wee ye said Stephen Manrring, Stephen
Hardwick, & Richard Barton, Richard Donnaham doe upon our bended knees
humbly, heartily & unfeignedly confesse & acknowledge the saide, traiterous &
rebellious practises. Whereby wee have rendered ourselves lyable to ye most
severe punishmt, but doe humbly crave & implor mercy & pardon of God
Almighty, the King's most excellent Majty, His most sacred Majtys Governor &
other inferior officers & all other our fellow subjects within this Collony for such
our horrid, treasonable & rebellious practices, heartily & unfeignedly resolveing
with ourselves & humbly begging assistance from God Almighty, never to
perpetrate, attempt or consent to ye like.
This recognitr wee desire to bee Recorded this 19th of June, 1677.
The Depo of Mr. William Armiger(1) & Jno. Deeres taken this
26th day of
July, 1677 as followeth:
That being at Coll. John Washingtons house there came into the company
one Stephen Manring & haveing some discourse about ye sd Armiger, takeing off
some prsoners in ye sd Washington's house in ye time of Backen's Rebellion ye
sd Manring Issued out these following viz:
That ye Chief Officers of his Matles Pt then in distress, run away from their
The sd Armiger desireing him to take a care of what he had said, his
answer was yt he had Already suffered ye Law & now he cared not a ----- for any
Then sd Armiger told him he acted by a false commission & how durst he
be soe forward upon so treacherous designe as he well knew whereupon he replied he did it to destroy
ye heathen & if it were to Doe againe he would doe it.
Then Armiger demanded of him why hee did not lay downe his arms when
one Miller came in, his answer was yt hee had a letter from Coll. Goteredge
[Goodrich] yt his houses was burnt, his wife & family robbed & his wife & children
forced to ly on straw & he himselfe to be hanged if taken, wheh forced him, as
sayes, to goe to ye other pty he Replyed yt there General Ingram was a
cowardly, treacherous dogg for laying downe his armes or otherwise he would
die himself at ye face of his Enemies & severall other such expressions attending
to ye same purpose. Said Armiger told him he begged his commission, weh he
swore bitterly it was fallse & would force ye sd Armiger to prove it.
This is ye whole truth of what we can remember of this Idle discourse.
Mr. Daniell White's Letter to Coll. Nicho Spencer.
Sr you forced me ye last court to give security to ye good behaviour for
what I know not unlesse thereby I might be ye more awd to give my estate to
Coll. Washington weh I have donne, or at least soe much of it as he was pleased
to demand, or If he be not satisfied if he please to demand more I am ready to
give it knoweing yt there is Almighty pvidence yt doth rule or govern all actions
And yt I may not [a word indecipherable] seeke my owne revenge, but rather say
with Daniel ye Lord hath bidden him: who himselfe hath pmised by ye words of
St. Paul to be the avenger of all such things And I
did aske Coll. Washington to be there with me & not demand the rigger
bonde in appeareing ye next cortt because I am a poore man & labour hard for
my living & ye neglect thereof is much damage to me & my children weh hee
would not doe unlesse I would Right to you because you were please to tell me I
was a contemner of Authority and in not appeareing I might soe be pved weh
words you had noe reason at all to speake because there hath never bin ye least
misdemeanor pved agt me by any pson in this County, though I have bin now a
house-keeper therein this 20 yeares neither have you or any pson in authority
ever scene any such thing by me Although it may be some honourlicke (?) men
whom I have not bin over fond in adoring (not as they were magistrates), but, as
they were proud men & may inform you as much, but their malice ought not to be
believed for itt did sufficiently appeare agt me in there life time, but it hath
pleased God to remove them & now feareing ye Devill will alwayes be intrigueing
agt me my request to yor Honors is to be pleased to Judge more favourably than
formerly you have doone & Consider I Labor hard & that ye yeare is more then
ordinary laborious & if I have no horse 4 or 5 dayes must needs much hinder my
businesse & labour in travellinge & be pleased to excuse my not appearing this
Court without urging any Contempt agt me so yt forfeiture of my bond & I will
attend ye next Court to know further of your pleasure who am your servant,
July ye 24th, 1677.
This letter was recorded ye 29 Sept., 1677.
Major Allerton's petition:
To The worpll Justices for Westmoreld Coty. The humble peticon of Isaac
Allerton sheweth that ye Rebell Garrison held at Coll. Washingtons of weh ye
cheife were Joseph Hardidge, Richard Barton, Thomas Oakley, William Head &
Jno. Athill cum ceteris have damnified yor petn in his estate to ye value of
thirteen thousand pound tobo. & Caske as by ye acctt annexed doth appeare he
humbly craves to be Reimbursed ye sd Tobaccoe weh damages & costs and hee
This petn was recorded August ye 25th 1677.
Wee finde yt Joseph Harwick, Richard Barton & ye Rest of ye Rebells yt
keept ye garrisons are guilty of atakeing & not returneing goods belonging to
Majr Allerton to the value of six thousand foure hundred pounds of tobo & costs,
but for ye two feather beeds, rugge, wool beed & bushells salt wee finde not
anything not having proofs or acknowlegmt.
Patrick Spens, Daniel Lisson,
William Clement, Orginall Brown,
Anthony, [signed] Williams, John Butler,
Daniel [W] Hurt (?) John Newton,
Edward ffranklikn, Sam Bodam,
Robert Edwards, William Hardidge.
This was Recorded the 25th of August 1677.
Att a Comitty (by order of ye Grand Assembly) for laying a Levy
northern neck for ye charge in Raisinge ye forces thereof for suppressing ye late
rebellion mett at Capt Beales ye 14th of August, 1677 being present:
Coll. Wm Ball, Coll. Jno Washington, Mr. Wm Preseley, Major Ed. Dale,
Major Isaac Allerton, Mr.
Peter Presley, Coll. Wm Travers, Coll. Samll Griffin, Coll. Geo. Mason,
Itt is by them ordered yt ye county of Rappk p Westmerld, pay for 802
Tythabls at 31lb of Tobo p poll 25,025 lb (sic) Tobo to ye sevrall psons
hereinafter pticularly menconed.
(1) From his deposition, he was about 45 years of age in 1674.
(1) Examined separately, Armiger said The sd Manring demanded of ye Armger how many men did take
psoners at Coll. Washington's House & ye sd Manring askt what armes they had & sd Armiger replied
14 gunns loaden upon weh ye sd Manring replyed G ----d----- him were hee there wth 14 men he
would uphold the house from five hundred men, or else die at their feet.
And sd Armiger then told him he was a foole, then said Manring to ye sd Armiger he was bound to
he peace & durst not challenge him, but stamped with is foote & so I doe not challenge you, but come
out if you please.
Madam Washington said to ye Manring if you were advised by your wife you need not acome to this
passe he answered G ---- d---- my wife if it were to doe I would doe it againe.
This Depo was recorded the 25th of August, 1677.
http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~dasisson/5brothers/aqwg01.htm has a pedigree of five brothers Sisson born between 1775 to 1788 in (or migrated to) Mississippi.