Hi List, Iam not related to the Poulson family but in my search for my ancestors I found the name of Poulson with some of the Cope related families Iam trying to link to . I posted a 1696/97 Brandywine Hundred, New Castle CO DE tax list with Oliver Cope listed on the Cope Genforum this week. There are 40 men listed on this tax list and I also have a 1693 Duck Creek, New Castle CO DE tax list of 130 men listed with a Olle Poulson listed. I found the Poulson name in the 1881 History of Chester CO PA by Gilbert Cope ( 1840-1928 ) who's 2nd-grt-father is Oliver Cope on the 1696/97 DE tax list. This tax list I tried to list info on all of the men found with Oliver Cope . Gilbert Cope book 1881- with pages-with a brief listing on these pages. Page 11- 3rd- exp- New Sweden- 1641 Ships- " Kalmar Nyckel " and " Charitas " has Olof Palson and Axel Stille listed. Page 16- 1677- Taokanink ( Tacony ) tax list Collector Capt. Edmond Cantwell- also Sheriff-Note: Edmond Cantwell has a 1679-1685 New Castle CO DE will listed- Note: look for Cantwells' in the Baltimore CO MD Families book by Robert W. Barnes 1989. Erick Poulson and John Stille are two of the men listed on the 1677 tax list. Page 34- 1693 Swedish list by Gilbert Cope- Bengt. Paulsson Gustaf Paulsson Olle Paulsson Peter Palsson
1693- Duck Creek, New Castle CO Tax list of Joseph England -note; he is a Quaker with a 1748 West Nottingham , Chester CO PA will recorded on the Calender of Abtract Wills , New Castle CO DE book .This tax list is enumerated meaning families listed by each other may be related. Olle Powlson by Luke Emily, Urin Botesman, Adrian Johnson, Charles Rumsey and a few names from Olle is a Robert Hutchinson who has a 1717 New Castle CO DE will listing a Mrs. Poulson , formerly widow Sumaker and a Guuning Bedford.
1720 New Castle CO DE will of Paul Poulson - Blk. BD. Creek Hundred- wife Elizabeth- this is all that is listed.
1748 New Castle CO DE will of Peter Poulson - brother William and sister Susannah Stalcop- this is all that is listed. Note: there is a Peter Poulson with Caleb Perkins and others on the 1715 Concord, Chester CO PA tax list by Gilbert Cope 1881. Caleb Perkins has a 1749 Brandywine Hundred, New Castle CO DE will. note; see my Oliver Cope 1696/97 posting Cope genforum for more on this man .
1798 New Castle CO DE will of Charkles Paulson - Newport- wife Susannah- sons Joel, Peter, Samuel, Aaron.- this is all that is on this will.
1777 Brandywine Hundred- New Castle CO DE tax list of Thomas Babb- note see the Babb info on the 1696/97 DE tax list Cope forum- Jasper Poulson William Poulson Estate Note: On the 1696/97 DE tax list with Oliver Cope is Cornelius EMPSON who has a 1710 Goal Grange ,New Castle CO DE will - has son James EMPSON listed and Exc: wife Mary, George Robinson -see his name on the tax list, Thomas BABB and Isaac Taylor- Note- see the Emson/Empson and Whitaker and Cornelius Poulson listings by Robert W. Barnes , Baltimore CO MD families.
Quakers- found a Richard Powlson at the Quaker marriage of George Mathews( father Oliver this name found on the 1693 Duck Creek tax list ) 3.4.1731to Elizabeth Wright -father James, at the house of Josiah Ballenger inj Monocacy provine , MD. Joseph Bryan is at this marriage and appears to be a brother of Morgan Bryan who marr. Martha Strode-grd-parents of Rebecca Bryan who marr. Daniel Boone. Morgan and Martha Bryan are at the marriage of Thomas Mills to Elizabeth Harrold 18.4.1730 Monocacy provine MD at the house of Josiah Ballenger. Note: see my Strode and Cope posting 1696/97 DE tax list Cope forum.
Virginia - Poulson findings- 1748 Lunenburg CO VA tax list of John Phelps- Paul Poleson and taxed with him is a Michel Harvey- others on this tax list with some that have a Cope and or Boone connection in KY are- Nicholas Haile- this name is found several times in the Robert W. Barnes book MD. Nathaniel Giles- may have a MD Giles connection-some offirst Giles in MD are found on the West River, Anne Arundel Quaker records 1670s. Christopher Irine - may have married Lydia Calloway - with sons David and William. Thomas Prather- he is an ancestor of the Praters who married my Co1810-1820 Floyd CO KY. Thomas Prather listed 1742 Prince George CO MD petition. Edward, Benjamin, William and Clement Mobberly- Edward, William and Clement Mobberly are on the 1742 Prince George CO MD petition. William Calloway- related to the KY Boone /Calloways. Richard Calloway- ditto William Vardeman - with sons John and William- his father John Vardeman has a 1714 New Castle CO DE will. Henry Hendrickson- this surname has New Castle CO DE wills. John Cathy John Payn- has Charles Spurlock taxe with him- these Spurlock is relatedto the 1810 Clay CO KY and 1810-1820 Floyd CO KY Spurlocks who marr. Copes' there. Peter and Isaac VanBeber- related to the VA/KY VanBebber/Van Bibbers' who married into the Daniel Boone family. The Vanbbers are found on the 1767 Pittsylvania CO VA tax list with the Callaways. One branch of VanBebbers has 1733 New Castle CO DE wills and others found 1720s Cecil CO MD with the Hollingsworths. William Prather Joseph Hollinsworth with John Hannah- this Hollingsworth appears to be related to the Cecil CO MD Hollingsworth and the New Castle CO DE 1696/97 Hollingsworths.
1749 Lunenburg CO VA tax list of Mathew Talbot- Paul (F)oleson taxed with him are Michl. Havey and Jon. Frazier. others- Christophe Irvine and David Benjamin Orrick- this name found found on the will 1738 of Allen Farquhar Frederick CO MD a Quaker;note; Orricks' listed Baltimore CO MD by Robert W. Barnes. others- The Prathers, Spurlocks, Mobberlys', Verdemans and John Pybon -this name found in Prince George CO MD records.
1767 Pittsylvania CO VA tax list of Theop. Lacy Andrew Pokson- believe this to be Polson- others Christopher Seed- he is on the 1749 Lunenburg CO VA tax list of Lyddell Bacon.
1782 Henry CO VA tax list- Andrew Polson - by him- Anthony Title, Joseph Sheets, Robert Frazier- on this tax list are Thomas and James Hollingsworth related to Joseph Hollingsworth on the 1748 Lunenburg CO VA tax listing.
1782 Montgomery CO VA tax list - enumerated- Copes' on this tax list are from Surry CO NC 1774 and Rowan CO NC 1768 tax list of Morgan Bryan JR- uncle of Rbecca Bryan who marr. Daniel Boone. Andrew Pilson- the 1782 Montgomery CO VA index shows Andrew Polson- by him are Benjamin Carroll, George Yates and near him is Hercules OGLE- the Ogles are found on wills New Castle CO DE.
Last- 1810 Hampshire CO VA census page 805- Cornelius Powlson - with him are William and Jacob VanDiver- see 1696/97 DE tax list with Cornelius, Jacob, William VanDeveer listed and Oliver Cope listed.Note: one of the VanDiver listings says Cornelius VanDeveer on this 1696/97 DE tax listing may have married Magdalena POULSON . His will 1712 New Castle CO DE shows aa Margaretha as his wife. also on this page 805 are Richard and William Buffington -grt-grd-sons of Oliver Cope thru Thomas Buffington who marr, Ruth COPE and William Buffington their son who died in Hampshire CO VA 1784. This is it - did this tracking last night- hope this helps and I hope to find info on all 40 men listed with Oliver Cope 1696/97 DE tax list and one day find my Cope connection. David C. Cope