Descendants of Francis Asbury
Generation No. 1
1.FRANCIS1 ASBURY was born 1630 in England, and died 1682 in Kent Island, MD.He married MARY POWELL April 25, 1675 in London, England.She was born 1632 in England.
More About FRANCIS ASBURY:
Cause Of Death (Facts Pg): 1682, Drowned
Children of FRANCIS ASBURY and MARY POWELL are:
2. i. HENRY ASBURY2 SR., b. May 1650, Kent Co, MD; d. February 03, 1706/07, Westmoreland Co, Virginia.
ii. MARY ASBURY, b. 1650.
iii. FRANCIS ASBURY JR., b. 1658; d. 1703, Kent Co, MD,.
Generation No. 2
2.HENRY ASBURY2 SR. (FRANCIS1 ASBURY) was born May 1650 in Kent Co, MD, and died February 03, 1706/07 in Westmoreland Co, Virginia.He married MARY DURRANT 1672 in Westmoreland Co, VA, daughter of HENRY DURRANT and SARAH.She was born 1650 in Westmoreland Co, Virginia, and died June 19, 1709 in Westmoreland Co, Virginia.
More About HENRY ASBURY SR.:
Will: February 03, 1705/06, LEFT 630 acres to his threesons
Children of HENRY SR. and MARY DURRANT are:
3. i. HENRY3 ASBURY, b. 1680, Westmoreland Co, Virginia; d. May 27, 1740, Westmoreland Co, Virginia.
ii. THOMAS ASBURY.
4. iii. BENJAMIN ASBURY, b. 1695, Washington CO, VA,; d. 1750, VA.
5. iv. CATHERINE ASBURY, b. 1672, Westmoreland Co, Virginia; d. 1738, Virginia.
Generation No. 3
3.HENRY3 ASBURY (HENRY ASBURY2 SR., FRANCIS1 ASBURY) was born 1680 in Westmoreland Co, Virginia, and died May 27, 1740 in Westmoreland Co, Virginia.He married HANNAH.She died 1740.
Children of HENRY ASBURY and HANNAH are:
6. i. JAMES THOMAS4 ASBURY, b. 1726, Westmoreland Co, Virginia; d. 1808, Mercer Co. , Ky.
7. ii. WILLIAM ASBURY, b. 1724; d. 1793.
4.BENJAMIN3 ASBURY (HENRY ASBURY2 SR., FRANCIS1 ASBURY) was born 1695 in Washington CO, VA,, and died 1750 in VA.He married FRANCES BROWN 1718 in Westmoreland Co, VA.She was born 1698 in Westmoreland Co, Virginia, and died 1755.
Children of BENJAMIN ASBURY and FRANCES BROWN are:
8. i. JOHN4 ASBURY, b. 1720, Westmoreland Co, Virginia; d. 1806, Russell Co, VA,.
ii. BENJAMIN ASBURY JR., b. 1722.
5.CATHERINE3 ASBURY (HENRY ASBURY2 SR., FRANCIS1 ASBURY) was born 1672 in Westmoreland Co, Virginia, and died 1738 in Virginia.She married WILLIAM REMY 1693.He was born 1672.
Children of CATHERINE ASBURY and WILLIAM REMY are:
i. WILLIAM4 REMY, b. 1696.
ii. JACOB REMY, b. 1698.
iii. ASBURY REMY, b. 1702.
iv. MARY REMY, b. June 1709.
v. ELIZABETH REMY, b. 1710.
vi. KATHERINE REMY, b. 1710.
vii. JOHN REMY, b. 1712.
viii. JAMES REMY, b. 1715.
ix. DANIEL REMY, b. 1720.
Generation No. 4
6.JAMES THOMAS4 ASBURY (HENRY3, HENRY ASBURY2 SR., FRANCIS1 ASBURY) was born 1726 in Westmoreland Co, Virginia, and died 1808 in Mercer Co. , Ky.He married MARTHA JENNINGS December 01, 1751 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford Co., VA.She was born 1727 in Fairfax Co, Virginia, and died 1802.
Notes for JAMES THOMAS ASBURY:
in 1745 thomas asbury joined the masses of immigrants leaving england and other european countries in search of new frontiers to practice their relgions or seculiar beliefs. the asbury sailed on a ship bound for america, carrying with them expectations of a better life. ultimatley they would endure many hardships.
Thomas Asbury and his wife Susan Jennings Asbury settled in virgina and raised three sons under the Methodist religion. When the Revolutionary War broke out in 1775, their two oldest sons joined the fight against the British.
Children of JAMES ASBURY and MARTHA JENNINGS are:
i. GEORGE5 ASBURY, b. 1756, Fairfax Co, Virginia; d. November 12, 1824, Franklin Co. , VA; m. MARY HATCHER, May 20, 1785, Bedford Co. , VA; b. 1760; d. Dade Co. , Ga.
ii. DANIEL ASBURY, b. February 18, 1762, ,Fairfax, Virginia; d. May 15, 1825, Lincolnton, licoln,N. Carolina; m. NANCY JANE MORRIS, January 18, 1790, ,Brunswick, Virginia; b. December 22, 1770, ,Brunswick, Virginia; d. October 24, 1862.
Notes for DANIEL ASBURY:
Daniel Asbury, at the age of 15, was scalped by the Indians but survived and his wound healed. He was adopted by the Chief and lived with the Indians for about 7 years. He left the tribe after having converted many of them to the Methodist religion. Throughout his life, Daniel always wore awig or cloth over his head to cover up his baldness caused by the scalping. Daniel Asbury married Nancy Morris in 1790 and settled in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Daniel was an early pillar of Methodism and founded aMethodist church in Lincoln County in 1791. He was a devout and tireless preacher, ultimately becoming a Presiding Elder. Daniel Asbury followed in the footsteps of his religious relative, Francis Asbury, who was the first Methodist bishop in America.
iii. JOHN ASBURY, b. 1764; d. Brandywine.
7.WILLIAM4 ASBURY (HENRY3, HENRY ASBURY2 SR., FRANCIS1 ASBURY) was born 1724, and died 1793.He married JEAN ANKERUM.She was born 1728, and died 1798.
Child of WILLIAM ASBURY and JEAN ANKERUM is:
i. THOMAS5 ASBURY, m. MOLLY KELLY, 1794.
8.JOHN4 ASBURY (BENJAMIN3, HENRY ASBURY2 SR., FRANCIS1 ASBURY) was born 1720 in Westmoreland Co, Virginia, and died 1806 in Russell Co, VA,.He married (1) JEAN BOWLING February 25, 1743/44 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford Co., VA.She was born 1724.He married (2) KEZIAH 1774.
Children of JOHN ASBURY and JEAN BOWLING are:
i. MARY5 ASBURY, b. September 20, 1750, Overwharton Parrish, Stafford Co, VA.
ii. BENJAMIN ASBURY, b. July 26, 1753, Overwharton Parrish, Stafford Co, VA.
iii. WILLIAM BOLLING ASBURY, b. January 25, 1755, Overwharton Parrish, Stafford Co, VA.
iv. GEORGE ASBURY, b. 1756, Westmoreland Co, Virginia.
v. WYATT BOIING ASBURY, b. May 10, 1758, Overwharton Parrish, Stafford Co, VA.
vi. HENRY ASBURY, b. April 1760, Washington CO, VA,.