This genealogy report was generated using FamilyTreeMaker 2005 software and provides a portion of the Ancestry of Randall J. Seaver (rjseaver@cox.net). The data provided was obtained from a variety of sources, including town vital records (e.g., the notation (VR, 22) indicates the town vital records book, page 22), probate records, land records, court records, town records, etc. Some information was obtained from other researchers via correspondence, internet databases, published surname books, etc. I have attempted to prove all relationships, dates and locations, but inevitably there are clerical or content errors I would appreciate any corrections or additions to this information.

 

 

 

Ancestors of Edna May Schaffner

By

Randall J. Seaver, Chula Vista CA, 18 May 2005

 

Generation No. 1

 

1. Edna May Schaffner, born 09 November 1913 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA BI); died 27 March 1979 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI). She was the daughter of 2. Paul Frederick Schaffner and 3. Edna Catherine McKnew. She married (1) Leo Severt Leland 11 September 1937 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA. He was born 19 August 1911 in Livingston, Park, Montana, and died 10 June 2002 in San Jose, Santa Clara, CA. He was the son of Severt Oliver Leland and Amelia Anna Brocke.

 

Generation No. 2

 

2. Paul Frederick Schaffner, born August 1879 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; died 29 May 1934 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI). He was the son of 4. Herman Schaffner and 5. Mary Ann Paul. He married 3. Edna Catherine McKnew 24 June 1906 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

3. Edna Catherine McKnew, born 07 March 1884 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; died 11 November 1974 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI). She was the daughter of 6. Elijah Pickrell McKnew and 7. Jane Whittle.

Children of Paul Schaffner and Edna McKnew are:

i. Muriel Jean Schaffner, born 23 January 1909 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (SSDI); died 21 December 1994 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI); married Samuel Blair Mertes 22 August 1930 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; born 17 January 1906 in CA (SSDI); died 12 May 1974 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI).

1 ii. Edna May Schaffner, born 09 November 1913 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA BI); died 27 March 1979 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI); married Leo Severt Leland 11 September 1937 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

4. Herman Schaffner, born November 1851 in NY; died 08 December 1921 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI). He was the son of 8. Frederick Schaffner and 9. Dora. He married 5. Mary Ann Paul Bef. 1879 in prob. San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

5. Mary Ann Paul, born November 1854 in MA; died 16 February 1908 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI). She was the daughter of 10. John Charles Paul and 11. Maria I. Beamish.

Children of Herman Schaffner and Mary Paul are:

2 i. Paul Frederick Schaffner, born August 1879 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; died 29 May 1934 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI); married Edna Catherine McKnew 24 June 1906 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

ii. Herman Schaffner, born June 1881 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; married Henrietta Hollwegs 06 September 1908 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (div. 19 Dec 1915); born 01 May 1881 in CA (CA DI); died 09 November 1978 in Cupertino, Santa Clara, CA (CA DI).

iii. Frederick W. Schaffner, born March 1888 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI); died 30 October 1952 in San Mateo County, CA (CA DI).

 

 

6. Elijah Pickrell McKnew, born 29 March 1836 in prob. Prince Georges County, MD (age at death); died 04 April 1912 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (death cert). He was the son of 12. Jeremiah McKnew and 13. Frances Allethia Pickrell. He married 7. Jane Whittle Abt. 1865 in prob. Tuolumne, CA.

7. Jane Whittle, born 02 August 1847 in AUSTRALIA (age at death); died 07 February 1921 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (death cert). She was the daughter of 14. Joseph Whittle and 15. Rachel Moore.

Children of Elijah McKnew and Jane Whittle are:

i. Allethia Jane McKnew, born November 1867 in Tuolumne, CA (1900 census); died 21 April 1959 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI); married (1) John William Runnels Bef. 1888 in prob. San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; born in St Joseph, MO; died 05 January 1912 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI); married (2) John F. Harper Aft. 1912 in prob. San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; born 29 August 1862 in KS; died 04 December 1946 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA death index).

ii. Alfred Henry McKnew, born 23 February 1869 in Tuolumne, CA (CA DI); died 23 November 1943 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI); married Alice McCann Bef. 1890 in prob. San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; born Abt. 1870 in CA; died 16 January 1936 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI).

iii. Henry Lee McKnew, born December 1870 in Tuolumne, CA (1900 census); died 01 August 1934 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA death index); married Anna Marie Goff Bef. 1901 in CA; born 21 April 1872 in California (CA DI); died 27 March 1958 in Alameda County, CA (CA DI).

iv. Alice Louise McKnew, born 24 December 1872 in Tuolumne, CA (CA DI); died 01 June 1959 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI); married Phineas Hayes; born October 1860 in ENGLAND (1900 census); died 14 February 1929 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA death index).

v. Lilly M. McKnew, born 15 August 1876 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI); died 22 May 1958 in Burlingame, San Mateo, CA (death cert.); married (1) Charles Gardiner; married (2) George Olson Bef. 1897 in prob. San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

vi. George Morgan McKnew, born 02 January 1879 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI); died 15 April 1944 in Kern County, CA (CA DI).

vii. Belle A. McKnew, born 17 February 1882 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI); died 15 December 1974 in Union City, Alameda, CA (CA death index); married (1) George Samwell; died Bef. 1928 in prob. San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; married (2) Paul Ewald 23 April 1928 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (marr. cert.); born 1877; died 21 December 1952 in Sonoma County, CA (CA death index).

3 viii. Edna Catherine McKnew, born 07 March 1884 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; died 11 November 1974 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI); married Paul Frederick Schaffner 24 June 1906 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

ix. May McKnew, born May 1886 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (1900 census); died 10 November 1918 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA death index); married William Kenealy.

x. Leland J. McKnew, born June 1889 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (1900 census); died 28 November 1933 in Sacramento, CA (CA death index); married Agnes M. Hansen Abt. 1909 in prob. San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; born Abt. 1890 in CA.

xi. Gladys Hazel McKnew, born 22 August 1892 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI); died 01 June 1955 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI); married Harry Rose.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

8. Frederick Schaffner, born Abt. 1828 in prob. Hessen-Darmstadt. He married 9. Dora Abt. 1850.

9. Dora, born Abt. 1837 in prob. Hessen-Darmstadt.

Children of Frederick Schaffner and Dora are:

4 i. Herman Schaffner, born November 1851 in NY; died 08 December 1921 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI); married (1) Mary Ann Paul Bef. 1879 in prob. San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; married (2) Mary Jane (McWhirter) Klapperich 28 February 1912 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

ii. Frederick Schaffner, born August 1862 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; died 05 April 1907 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI); married Margaret A. Ryan Bef. 1889 in prob. San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; born February 1866 in CA; died 05 February 1936 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI).

iii. Louis Schaffner, born Abt. 1864 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

iv. Charles E. Schaffner, born March 1867 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; married Louise A.; born 22 May 1872 in CA; died 19 August 1960 in Hayward, Alameda, CA (CA DI).

v. Nellie Schaffner, born Abt. 1869 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

 

 

10. John Charles Paul, born Abt. 1824 in St. Johns, Nova Scotia, CANADA. He was the son of 20. John Paul and 21. Mary. He married 11. Maria I. Beamish 1852 in New Bedford, Bristol, MA (MA VR 60.84).

11. Maria I. Beamish, born August 1827 in St. John's New Brunswick, CANADA. She was the daughter of 22. Thomas Beamish and 23. Catherine.

Children of John Paul and Maria Beamish are:

5 i. Mary Ann Paul, born November 1854 in MA; died 16 February 1908 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (CA DI); married Herman Schaffner Bef. 1879 in prob. San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

ii. Rebecca Paul, born Abt. 1857 in Mass.

iii. Abbie C. Paul, born Abt. 1861 in IL.

iv. Robert Paul, born Abt. 1865 in IL.

v. John C. Paul, born Abt. 1868 in CA.

vi. Thomas E. Paul, born Abt. 1868 in CA.

 

 

12. Jeremiah McKnew, born Abt. 1804 in Prince Georges County, MD. He was the son of 24. Nathan McKnew and 25. unknown. He married 13. Frances Allethia Pickrell 26 March 1829 in Washington, DC (MR, 9.939).

13. Frances Allethia Pickrell, born Abt. 1810 in Prob. Prince Georges County, MD; died 03 May 1845 in Prince Georges County, MD. She was the daughter of 26. Benjamin Pickrell and 27. Alethia Prather.

Children of Jeremiah McKnew and Frances Pickrell are:

i. Catherine Louisa McKnew, born 18 October 1832 in Prob. Prince Georges County, MD; died 02 October 1910 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD; married Elias Thomas 09 December 1852 in Powhatan, Baltimore, MD; born 03 August 1828 in MD; died 04 October 1913 in MD.

ii. Elizabeth Jane McKnew, born Abt. 1834 in prob. Prince Georges County, MD; died 1901 in Alexandria, Alexandria, VA; married Andrew Aitcheson 25 August 1853 in Laurel, Prince Georges, MD; born 1827 in Paisley, SCOTLAND; died 1914 in Alexandria, Alexandria, VA.

6 iii. Elijah Pickrell McKnew, born 29 March 1836 in prob. Prince Georges County, MD (age at death); died 04 April 1912 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (death cert); married Jane Whittle Abt. 1865 in prob. Tuolumne, CA.

iv. Jeremiah McKnew, born Abt. 1838 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Eliza Abt. 1866 in prob. Washington, DC; died Bef. 15 June 1896 in Washington, DC (suicide).

v. Benjamin Pickrell McKnew, born 25 December 1840 in Prince Georges County, MD (gravestone); died 14 October 1905 in Prince Georges County, MD (gravestone); married Diana/Dena Houston Aitcheson 30 November 1865 in Prince Georges County, MD; born 16 January 1843 in Prince Georges County, MD (gravestone); died 21 November 1907 in Prince Georges County, MD (gravestone).

vi. Maria Louise McKnew, born Abt. 1842 in prob. Prince Georges County, MD; married Peter Aitcheson 25 December 1866 in Prince Georges County, MD; born Abt. 1841 in Paisley, SCOTLAND.

 

 

14. Joseph Whittle, born Abt. 1823 in ENGLAND. He married 15. Rachel Moore.

15. Rachel Moore, born in ENGLAND.

Children of Joseph Whittle and Rachel Moore are:

i. Joseph Whittle, born Abt. 1843 in AUSTRALIA; married Mary Ann Quig 29 October 1868 in Angel's Camp, Calaveras, CA; born June 1849 in NY.

7 ii. Jane Whittle, born 02 August 1847 in AUSTRALIA (age at death); died 07 February 1921 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (death cert); married Elijah Pickrell McKnew Abt. 1865 in prob. Tuolumne, CA.

 

 

Generation No. 5

 

20. John Paul He married 21. Mary.

21. Mary

Child of John Paul and Mary is:

10 i. John Charles Paul, born Abt. 1824 in St. Johns, Nova Scotia, CANADA; married Maria I. Beamish 1852 in New Bedford, Bristol, MA (MA VR 60.84).

 

 

22. Thomas Beamish He married 23. Catherine.

23. Catherine

Child of Thomas Beamish and Catherine is:

11 i. Maria I. Beamish, born August 1827 in St. John's New Brunswick, CANADA; married John Charles Paul 1852 in New Bedford, Bristol, MA (MA VR 60.84).

 

 

24. Nathan McKnew, born 1771 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 27 March 1834 in Prince Georges County, MD. He was the son of 48. Basil McKnew and 49. Mary Frances Edmondson. He married 25. unknown Abt. 1800 in prob. Prince Georges County, MD.

25. unknown, died Abt. 1806 in Prob. Prince Georges County, MD.

Children of Nathan McKnew and unknown are:

i. Samuel McKnew, born Abt. 1802 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Mary; born 1808 in MD.

12 ii. Jeremiah McKnew, born Abt. 1804 in Prince Georges County, MD; married (1) Frances Allethia Pickrell 26 March 1829 in Washington, DC (MR, 9.939); married (2) Sarah Bef. 1848 in MD; married (3) Rosalie B. Taylor 29 October 1852 in Washington, DC (MR, 9.939).

iii. Basil McKnew, born Abt. 1806 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Caroline Duvall 28 September 1831 in Washington, DC.

 

 

26. Benjamin Pickrell, born Abt. 1780 in Prob. Prince Georges County, MD. He was the son of 52. Pickerell and 53. Elizabeth Barnes. He married 27. Alethia Prather Abt. 1795 in prob. Prince Georges County, MD.

27. Alethia Prather, born Abt. 1776 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 06 May 1841 in Prince Georges County, MD. She was the daughter of 54. Zephaniah Prather and 55. Rachel Wheat.

Child of Benjamin Pickrell and Alethia Prather is:

13 i. Frances Allethia Pickrell, born Abt. 1810 in Prob. Prince Georges County, MD; died 03 May 1845 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Jeremiah McKnew 26 March 1829 in Washington, DC (MR, 9.939).

 

 

Generation No. 6

 

48. Basil McKnew, born Abt. 1748 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 28 January 1817 in Prince Georges County, MD. He was the son of 96. Jeremiah McKnew and 97. Martha. He married 49. Mary Frances Edmondson Bef. 1770 in Prince Georges County, MD.

49. Mary Frances Edmondson, born Abt. 1750 in Prince Georges County, MD; died October 1796 in Prince Georges County, MD.

Children of Basil McKnew and Mary Edmondson are:

24 i. Nathan McKnew, born 1771 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 27 March 1834 in Prince Georges County, MD; married (1) unknown Abt. 1800 in prob. Prince Georges County, MD; married (2) Jane Prather 10 February 1806 in Prince Georges County, MD.

ii. Thomas McKnew, born 1775 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Mary Summers 09 November 1802 in Prince Georges County, MD.

iii. Elizabeth McKnew, born Aft. 1776 in Prince Georges County, MD; married (1) Morgan; married (2) Thomas Benson.

iv. Jeremiah McKnew, born Aft. 1776 in Prince Georges County, MD; died in Anne Arundel County, MD; married Henrietta Ray 13 January 1811 in Montgomery County, MD; born Abt. 1780 in MD; died in Anne Arundel County, MD.

v. Eleanor McKnew, born Aft. 1778 in Prince Georges County, MD; married (1) Osborne Belt 18 May 1796 in Anne Arundel County, MD; married (2) Thomas Benson Aft. 1817 in MD.

 

 

52. Pickerell He married 53. Elizabeth Barnes.

53. Elizabeth Barnes, died 21 June 1825 in MD.

Child of Pickerell and Elizabeth Barnes is:

26 i. Benjamin Pickrell, born Abt. 1780 in Prob. Prince Georges County, MD; married Alethia Prather Abt. 1795 in prob. Prince Georges County, MD.

 

 

54. Zephaniah Prather, born 1739 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 18 January 1809 in Prince Georges County, MD. He was the son of 108. William Nathan Prather and 109. Martha Prather. He married 55. Rachel Wheat Bef. 1759 in Prince Georges County, MD.

55. Rachel Wheat, born 1742 in Prince Georges County, MD. She was the daughter of 110. Joseph Wheat and 111. Mary Williams.

Children of Zephaniah Prather and Rachel Wheat are:

i. Cassandra Prather, born Abt. 1759 in Prince Georges County, MD; married John Rhodes; born Abt. 1755 in MD.

ii. Zephaniah Prather, born Abt. 1762 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 18 January 1809 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Nancy Tinkins 12 May 1791 in Prince Georges County, MD.

iii. Thomas Prather, born 10 April 1768 in Prince Georges County, MD.

iv. Jane Prather, born Abt. 1772 in Prince Georges County, MD; died Bef. 1834 in prob. Prince Georges County, MD; married Nathan McKnew 10 February 1806 in Prince Georges County, MD; born 1771 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 27 March 1834 in Prince Georges County, MD.

27 v. Alethia Prather, born Abt. 1776 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 06 May 1841 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Benjamin Pickrell Abt. 1795 in prob. Prince Georges County, MD.

 

 

Generation No. 7

 

96. Jeremiah McKnew, born Abt. 1731 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 1776 in Prince Georges County, MD. He was the son of 192. Edward Marley McKnew and 193. Bridget Taylor. He married 97. Martha Abt. 1748 in Prince Georges County, MD.

97. Martha, born Abt. 1732 in Prince Georges County, MD; died Aft. 1776 in Prince Georges County, MD.

Children of Jeremiah McKnew and Martha are:

48 i. Basil McKnew, born Abt. 1748 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 28 January 1817 in Prince Georges County, MD; married (1) Mary Frances Edmondson Bef. 1770 in Prince Georges County, MD; married (2) Sarah Walker 28 March 1798 in Montgomery County, MD.

ii. Sarah McKnew, born Abt. 1758 in Prince Georges County, MD.

iii. Mary McKnew, born Abt. 1758 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Rezin Harbin 15 November 1778 in Prince Georges County, MD.

iv. Elizabeth McKnew, born 20 July 1765 in Prince Georges County, MD.

v. Ann McKnew, born Abt. 1769 in Prince Georges County, MD; married John Willey 24 March 1786 in Anne Arundel County, MD.

vi. Jane McKnew, born Abt. 1769 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Alexander Thompson 13 April 1789 in Anne Arundel County, MD.

vii. James McKnew, born Abt. 1770 in Prince Georges County, MD.

 

 

108. William Nathan Prather, born 08 March 1699/00 in Piscataway, Prince Georges, MD; died 20 September 1780 in Prince Georges County, MD. He was the son of 216. William Nathan Prather and 217. Ann Yates. He married 109. Martha Prather 1724 in Prince Georges County, MD.

109. Martha Prather, born 1707 in Prince Georges County, MD; died Aft. 1780 in Prince Georges County, MD. She was the daughter of 218. Jonathan Prather and 219. Elizabeth Biggers.

Children of William Prather and Martha Prather are:

i. John Prather, born 1721 in Prince Georges County, MD; died Bef. 1764 in Frederick County, MD; married Avarilla Hyatt Abt. 1740 in Prince Georges County, MD; born 1719 in Hyattsville, Prince Georges, MD; died 15 April 1814 in Newberry, SC.

ii. Samuel Prather, born 1727 in Prince Georges County, MD; died March 1785 in Frederick County, MD; married Susanna Aldridge 30 November 1755 in Frederick County, MD; born Abt. 1728 in MD.

iii. James Prather, born 1729 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 07 March 1791 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Ann Turner 1754 in Prince Georges County, MD; born 1735 in Prince Georges County, MD; died Aft. 1795 in Prince Georges County, MD.

iv. Joseph Prather, born 1730 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 1781 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Ruth Chaney; born Bef. 1760.

v. Benjamin Prather, born 1734 in Prince Georges County, MD; died Bef. 20 September 1780 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Lucy Rogers Abt. 1758 in Prince Georges County, MD; born Abt. 1735 in Prince Georges County, MD.

vi. Martha Prather, born 1738 in Prince Georges County, MD; died Abt. 1775 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Archibald Edmonston; born Abt. 1734 in Prince Georges County, MD.

54 vii. Zephaniah Prather, born 1739 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 18 January 1809 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Rachel Wheat Bef. 1759 in Prince Georges County, MD.

viii. William Nathan Prather, born 1742 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 16 March 1814 in Prince Georges County, MD.

 

 

110. Joseph Wheat, born 1709 in Prince Georges County, MD; died Aft. 1793 in Montgomery county, MD. He was the son of 220. John Wheat and 221. Sarah. He married 111. Mary Williams Bef. 1733 in Prince Georges County, MD.

111. Mary Williams, born Abt. 1718 in Prince Georges County, MD.

Children of Joseph Wheat and Mary Williams are:

i. William Wheat, born 03 April 1733 in Prince Georges County, MD.

ii. John Wheat, born Abt. 1736 in Prince Georges County, MD; died Bef. 1812 in Bedford County, VA; married Mary Summers Bef. 1763 in MD; born 1742 in MD.

iii. Francis Wheat, born Abt. 1737 in Prince Georges County, MD; died Bef. 11 March 1815 in Prince Georges County, MD (probate); married Elizabeth Ball.

iv. Hezekiah Wheat, born 1739 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 1823 in Paris, Bourbon, KY; married Elizabeth Moore 17 April 1804 in Montgomery County, MD.

v. Zadock Wheat, born 1741 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 1802 in Bedford County, VA.

55 vi. Rachel Wheat, born 1742 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Zephaniah Prather Bef. 1759 in Prince Georges County, MD.

vii. Joseph Wheat, born 1743 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 1822 in Columbia, KY; married Lucy Davis 1766 in Prince Georges County, MD; born 1745 in Prince Georges County, MD; died Aft. 1829 in Adair, KY.

viii. William Wheat, born Abt. 1745 in Prince Georges County, MD.

ix. Rebecca Wheat, born Abt. 1747 in Prince Georges County, MD.

x. Basil Wheat, born Abt. 1758 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 14 September 1809 in Columbia County, GA; married Mary Ridgeway; born 1747 in Union County, SC; died 12 September 1833 in Lincoln County, GA.

 

 

Generation No. 8

 

192. Edward Marley McKnew, born 14 August 1713 in Prince Georges County, MD; died in prob. Prince Georges County, MD. He was the son of 384. Jeremiah MacKnew and 385. Sarah Marlow. He married 193. Bridget Taylor Abt. 1731 in Prince Georges County, MD.

193. Bridget Taylor, died in prob. Prince Georges County, MD.

Children of Edward McKnew and Bridget Taylor are:

96 i. Jeremiah McKnew, born Abt. 1731 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 1776 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Martha Abt. 1748 in Prince Georges County, MD.

ii. Sarah McKnew, born in Prince Georges County, MD; died Bef. 26 March 1764 in Prince Georges County, MD (inventory taken); married Shepherd.

iii. Henry McKnew, born 09 January 1746/47 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 31 December in Prince Georges County, MD.

iv. William McKnew, died Aft. 1782 in MD.

v. Mark McKnew, died Aft. 1779.

vi. Moses McKnew, born in Prince Georges County, MD; died Bef. 03 August 1792 in Prince Georges County, MD (bond posted).

 

 

216. William Nathan Prather, born 1670 in Calvert County, MD; died 1747 in Calvert County, MD. He was the son of 432. Jonathan Prather and 433. Jane McKay. He married 217. Ann Yates Abt. 1698 in St. Barnabas, Queen Ann, Anne Arundel, MD.

217. Ann Yates, born 1674 in South River 100, Anne Arundel, MD; died in MD. She was the daughter of 434. George Yates and 435. Mary Wells Stockett.

Children of William Prather and Ann Yates are:

108 i. William Nathan Prather, born 08 March 1699/00 in Piscataway, Prince Georges, MD; died 20 September 1780 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Martha Prather 1724 in Prince Georges County, MD.

ii. Jane Prather, born 12 October 1703 in Picataway, Prince Georges, MD; died Abt. 1782; married (1) William Ward 21 December 1723 in Prince Georges County, MD; married (2) Solomon Turner 13 March 1732/33 in Prince Georges County, MD.

iii. Priscilla Prather, born 21 October 1707 in Piscataway, Prince Georges, MD; died 1801; married William Brashears 11 June 1734 in Queen Anne, Prince Georges, MD; born 15 March 1705/06 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 1789 in Jefferson County, KY.

iv. Margaret Prather, born 08 October 1709 in Prince Georges County, MD; died Aft. 13 March 1732/33 in Prince Georges County, MD.

v. Joseph Prather, born 11 July 1711 in Piscataway, Prince Georges, MD.

vi. John Prather, born 12 June 1715 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 03 November 1796 in Montgomery county, MD; married Rachell Odell 1735 in Montgomery County, MD; born 1717 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 1784 in Montgomery county, MD.

vii. Sarah Prather, born 23 March 1715/16 in Piscataway, Prince Georges, MD; married William Prather 15 January 1738/39 in Prince Georges County, MD; born 12 October 1712 in Prince Georges County, MD.

viii. Elizabeth Prather, born 1718 in Prince Georges County, MD.

 

 

218. Jonathan Prather, born 12 September 1666 in Calvert County, MD; died Bef. 20 March 1735/36 in Prince Georges County, MD. He was the son of 432. Jonathan Prather and 433. Jane McKay. He married 219. Elizabeth Biggers Abt. 1688 in Prince Georges County, MD.

219. Elizabeth Biggers, born Abt. 1668 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 21 April 1737 in Prince Georges County, MD. She was the daughter of 438. John Bigger.

Children of Jonathan Prather and Elizabeth Biggers are:

i. Jonathan Prather, born 1690 in Calvert County, MD; died Abt. 1734 in Prince Georges County, MD; married (1) Susanna Aldridge; married (2) Jane Milliken Abt. 1712 in MD.

ii. John Prather, born Abt. 1693 in Calvert County, MD; married Mary Ann; born Abt. 1700 in MD.

iii. Thomas Prather, born Abt. 1695 in MD; died 1742; married Joyce; born Abt. 1695 in MD.

iv. Elizabeth Prather, born Abt. 1698 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Philip Gittings; born Abt. 1696 in MD.

v. Jane Prather, born Abt. 1701 in Calvert County, MD.

vi. Anne Prather, born Abt. 1702 in Calvert County, MD; married Henry Odell Abt. 1724; born 15 April 1694 in Anne Arundel county, MD; died 01 January 1737/38 in MD.

vii. Susanna Prather, born Abt. 1702 in Calvert County, MD.

viii. Mary Jane Prather, born 12 September 1703 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 1779 in Rockville, Montgomery, MD; married Aaron Prather 10 October 1738 in Anne Arundel County, MD; born 10 October 1710 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 27 November 1797 in Frederick County, MD.

109 ix. Martha Prather, born 1707 in Prince Georges County, MD; died Aft. 1780 in Prince Georges County, MD; married William Nathan Prather 1724 in Prince Georges County, MD.

x. Susannah Prather, born 01 October 1708 in MD.

xi. Rachel Prather, born 11 September 1711 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Thomas (or Francis) Dorsett; born 1710 in MD.

xii. Sarah Prather, born Abt. 1713 in Calvert County, MD.

 

 

220. John Wheat, born 19 November 1649 in Concord, Middlesex, MA; died Bef. 01 August 1712 in Prince Georges County, MD (probate). He was the son of 440. Moses Wheat and 441. Thomasine Fox. He married 221. Sarah 1699 in Prince Georges County, MD.

221. Sarah, born Abt. 1678 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 24 December 1766 in Prince Georges County, MD.

Children of John Wheat and Sarah are:

110 i. Joseph Wheat, born 1709 in Prince Georges County, MD; died Aft. 1793 in Montgomery county, MD; married Mary Williams Bef. 1733 in Prince Georges County, MD.

ii. Francis Wheat, born 1700 in Piscataway, Prince Georges, MD; died Bef. 1774 in MD; married Sarah Kinderick.

iii. William Wheat, born 1705 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 1767 in MD; married Amy Mary Wall Bef. 03 April 1755 in Frederick County, MD.

iv. John Wheat, born 1702 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 1774 in MD.

 

 

Generation No. 9

 

384. Jeremiah MacKnew, born Abt. 1680 in Charles County, MD; died Bef. 16 March 1715/16 in Prince Georges County, MD (probate). He was the son of 768. Jeremiah McKnew and 769. Phillis. He married 385. Sarah Marlow 01 August 1708 in Prince Georges County, MD.

385. Sarah Marlow, born 1685 in prob. Charles County, MD; died March 1727/28 in prob. Prince Georges County, MD. She was the daughter of 770. Edward Marlow and 771. Mary Shaw.

Children of Jeremiah MacKnew and Sarah Marlow are:

i. Mary Lucy McKnew, born 08 February 1708/09 in Prince Georges County, MD; died Bef. 08 December 1762 in Prince Georges County, MD (will proved); married John Smallwood Abt. 1725 in Prince Georges County, MD; died Bef. 19 February 1734/35 in Prince Georges County, MD (will proved).

ii. Anne McKnew, born 08 November 1711 in Prince Georges County, MD; died Aft. November 1774 in Washington County, VA; married Moses Orme Abt. 1727 in Prince Georges County, MD; born Abt. 1698 in Prince Georges County, MD; died Bef. 17 December 1772 in Prince Georges County, MD (will proved).

192 iii. Edward Marley McKnew, born 14 August 1713 in Prince Georges County, MD; died in prob. Prince Georges County, MD; married Bridget Taylor Abt. 1731 in Prince Georges County, MD.

iv. William McKnew, born 14 August 1715 in Prince Georges County, MD; died December 1791 in Washington County, VA; married Mary Berry 1735; born 1718; died 20 March 1798 in Washington County, VA.

 

 

432. Jonathan Prather, born Abt. 1633 in Elizabeth City, Norfolk, VA; died Bef. 21 August 1680 in Calvert County, MD. He was the son of 864. Thomas Prather and 865. Mary. He married 433. Jane McKay 12 September 1666 in MD.

433. Jane McKay, born 1635; died Bef. 07 December 1713 in Brookfield Plantation, Prince Georges, MD.

Children of Jonathan Prather and Jane McKay are:

218 i. Jonathan Prather, born 12 September 1666 in Calvert County, MD; died Bef. 20 March 1735/36 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Elizabeth Biggers Abt. 1688 in Prince Georges County, MD.

ii. George Prather, born 1668 in Calvert County, MD; died 29 July 1678 in Prince Georges County, MD.

216 iii. William Nathan Prather, born 1670 in Calvert County, MD; died 1747 in Calvert County, MD; married Ann Yates Abt. 1698 in St. Barnabas, Queen Ann, Anne Arundel, MD.

iv. Thomas Prather, born Abt. 1671 in Calvert County, MD; died Abt. 1712 in Prince Georges County, MD.

v. Thomas McKay Prather, born 1673 in Calvert County, MD; died 1712 in Prince Georges County, MD.

vi. John Prather, born 1676 in Calvert County, MD; died 20 December 1718 in Prince Georges County, MD.

vii. Jane Prather, born 1678 in Calvert County, MD; died 1680 in Calvert County, MD.

viii. Elizabeth Prather, born 1680 in Calvert County, MD.

 

 

434. George Yates, born Abt. 1640 in Buckland, Berkshire, ENGLAND; died 06 June 1691 in All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, MD. He married 435. Mary Wells Stockett May 1672 in Anne Arundel County, MD.

435. Mary Wells Stockett, born 1631 in Norfolk County, VA; died 21 January 1697/98 in All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, MD. She was the daughter of 870. Richard Wells and 871. Frances Stockett.

Children of George Yates and Mary Stockett are:

217 i. Ann Yates, born 1674 in South River 100, Anne Arundel, MD; died in MD; married William Nathan Prather Abt. 1698 in St. Barnabas, Queen Ann, Anne Arundel, MD.

ii. George Yates, born 1676 in South River 100, Anne Arundel, MD; died 13 September 1717 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD.

iii. John Yates, born 1678 in Anne Arundel county, MD.

iv. Elizabeth Yates, born 1680 in All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, MD.

 

 

438. John Bigger

Child of John Bigger is:

219 i. Elizabeth Biggers, born Abt. 1668 in Prince Georges County, MD; died 21 April 1737 in Prince Georges County, MD; married Jonathan Prather Abt. 1688 in Prince Georges County, MD.

 

 

440. Moses Wheat, born 1616 in Southwark, London, ENGLAND; died 06 May 1700 in Concord, Middlesex, MA. He married 441. Thomasine Fox.

441. Thomasine Fox, born Abt. 1620 in ENGLAND; died 09 July 1689 in Concord, Middlesex, MA.

Child of Moses Wheat and Thomasine Fox is:

220 i. John Wheat, born 19 November 1649 in Concord, Middlesex, MA; died Bef. 01 August 1712 in Prince Georges County, MD (probate); married Sarah 1699 in Prince Georges County, MD.

 

 

Generation No. 10

 

768. Jeremiah McKnew, born 1640 in prob. SCOTLAND; died Abt. 1700 in prob. Prince Georges County, MD. He married 769. Phillis Abt. 1660 in prob. SCOTLAND.

769. Phillis, born Abt. 1640 in prob. SCOTLAND; died Abt. 1700 in prob. Prince Georges County, MD.

Children of Jeremiah McKnew and Phillis are:

i. John Howard MacKnew, born Abt. 1660 in prob. SCOTLAND; died Aft. September 1696 in prob. Prince Georges County, MD.

ii. Anthony MacKnew, born Abt. 1670 in prob. Prince Georges County, MD; died Aft. 1714 in prob. Prince Georges County, MD.

384 iii. Jeremiah MacKnew, born Abt. 1680 in Charles County, MD; died Bef. 16 March 1715/16 in Prince Georges County, MD (probate); married Sarah Marlow 01 August 1708 in Prince Georges County, MD.

 

 

770. Edward Marlow, born Abt. 1665 in Calvert County, MD; died Aft. 1751 in Prince Georges County, MD. He married 771. Mary Shaw Abt. 1685 in prob. Prince Georges County, MD.

771. Mary Shaw

Children of Edward Marlow and Mary Shaw are:

385 i. Sarah Marlow, born 1685 in prob. Charles County, MD; died March 1727/28 in prob. Prince Georges County, MD; married (1) Jeremiah MacKnew 01 August 1708 in Prince Georges County, MD; married (2) Timothy Mauhane 07 April 1716 in Prince Georges County, MD.

ii. William Marlow, born Abt. 1690 in prob. Prince Georges County, MD; married Elinor.

iii. Ralph Marlow, born 1695 in MD; married Ann Middleton 22 May 1717 in Prince Georges County, MD.

 

 

864. Thomas Prather, born Bef. 26 December 1606 in Marlborough, Wiltshire, ENGLAND (christening); died in Near Elizabeth City, VA. He married 865. Mary Abt. 1627 in VA.

865. Mary, born Abt. 1606 in ENGLAND.

Children of Thomas Prather and Mary are:

i. William Prather, born Abt. 1632 in Elizabeth City, VA.

432 ii. Jonathan Prather, born Abt. 1633 in Elizabeth City, Norfolk, VA; died Bef. 21 August 1680 in Calvert County, MD; married Jane McKay 12 September 1666 in MD.

iii. Richard Prather, born Abt. 1635 in Elizabeth City, VA; died 07 February 1660/61 in Rappahonnock County, VA.

iv. Samuel Prather, born Abt. 1637 in Elizabeth City, VA; died 1679 in Dorchester, MD.

v. John Prather, born Abt. 1639 in Elizabeth City, VA; died Aft. 24 August 1664 in prob. Rappahonnock County, VA.

vi. William Prather, born 1639 in Elizabeth City, VA.

 

 

870. Richard Wells, born 01 January 1608/09; died 31 August 1667 in Anne Arundel county, MD. He married 871. Frances Stockett Abt. 1637 in Norfolk County, VA.

871. Frances Stockett, born Abt. 1610.

Child of Richard Wells and Frances Stockett is:

435 i. Mary Wells Stockett, born 1631 in Norfolk County, VA; died 21 January 1697/98 in All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, MD; married George Yates May 1672 in Anne Arundel County, MD.