Re: Delilah Gadd
In reply to:
Joseph A. Hittle 7/26/08
This is what I have:
Descendants of Thomas Jenkins
1 Thomas Jenkins b: 15 Mar 1760
. +Delilah Gadd m: in Preston County, VA
2 Mary Anne Jenkins
... +James Reed
2 Susan Jenkins
... +George Boord
3 Elijah Boord b: Abt. 1803 d: 22 May 1854
.... +Nancy Crane b: 04 Mar 1801 m: 16 Dec 1819 in , Fountain, IN d: 20 Mar 1887
. 4 Oliver M. Boord b: 1836 d: 01 Nov 1918
..... +Catherine Ludlow b: 1841 m: 08 Feb 1857 in , Fountain, IN d: 1909
.. 5 J.C.F. Boord b: 1858
.. 5 Elizabeth Boord b: 1860
.. 5 Anne Boord b: 1862
.. 5 Fred Boord b: 1867
.. 5 Kate Boord b: 1869
.. 5 Ruth Boord b: 1877
.. 5 Samuel Spooner Boord b: 1883 d: 1956
Ancestors of Delilah Gadd
Generation No. 1
1.Delilah GaddShe was the daughter of 2. Elijah Gadd.She married (1) Thomas Jenkins in Preston County, VA.He was born 15 Mar 1760.
Notes for Thomas Jenkins:
SEE PAGE 388 OF WILEY'S 1882 HISTORY OF PRESTON COUNTY (VA) FOR FAMILY HISTORY.
More About Thomas Jenkins and Delilah Gadd:
Marriage: Preston County, VA
Generation No. 2
2.Elijah Gadd, born 1746 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD.He was the son of 4. William Gadd and 5. Mary Standeford.
Children of Elijah Gadd are:
1 i. Delilah Gadd, married Thomas Jenkins in Preston County, VA.
ii. Joseph Gadd, born 1773; died 1852 in Redstone, Fayette, PA; married Sarah Stephens Abt. 1790; born 1770 in Bucks, , PA.
More About Joseph Gadd and Sarah Stephens:
Marriage: Abt. 1790
Generation No. 3
4.William Gadd, born Abt. 1715 in Dorchester, Kent, MD; died Bef. 1789.He was the son of 8. Matthew Will Gadd and 9. Grace Manning.He married 5. Mary Standeford 29 May 1734 in Upper Gun. Hund., Baltimore, MD.
5.Mary Standeford, born Abt. 1715; died Bef. 1789.She was the daughter of 10. William Standeford.
More About William Gadd and Mary Standeford:
Marriage: 29 May 1734, Upper Gun. Hund., Baltimore, MD
Children of William Gadd and Mary Standeford are:
i. Sr. Absolom Gadd, born in , , MD; died Abt. 1779; married Elizabeth Cullison 19 Oct 1758 in Gunpowder Hundred, Baltimore, MD.
Marriage Notes for Absolom Gadd and Elizabeth Cullison:
Marriage is recorded at St. John's Episcopal Church (M1011 page 217, Hall of Records, Annapolis, MD).
More About Absolom Gadd and Elizabeth Cullison:
Marriage: 19 Oct 1758, Gunpowder Hundred, Baltimore, MD
ii. Thomas Gadd, born 27 Apr 1738 in , , MD.
iii. Sr. Joseph Gadd, born Abt. 1742 in , , MD.
2 iv. Elijah Gadd, born 1746 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD.
v. Margaret Gadd, born 1749 in , Baltimore, MD.
vi. Thomas Gadd, born Jan 1760 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD; died Aft. 07 Jun 1832 in , Rockcastle, KY.
Notes for Thomas Gadd:
Thomas and his father signed an Oath of Allegiance - Baltimore County Court Minutes 1772-80, folio 305 Hall of Records, Annapolis, MD.Thomas Gadd settled in Rockcastle Co, KY ca 1808 as he is listed in the Rockcastle Co, KY Census of 1810.
PENSION: S 31050
Gadd, Thomas Pvt MD militia; 30 May 1833; $20; age 74.
Thomas made the following Declaration:
State of Kentucky
On this 25th day of February 1833 personally appeared before the Justices of Rockcastle County
Court, Thomas Gadd aged 73 years -- a resident of Said County who being duly Sworn according
to law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the
provisions made my the Act of Congress passed June 7th 1832.
"That he was called out as a militia man in Baltimore County State of Maryland under Capt.
Stansberry -- Darby Sun. Colo -- James Giddins, Majr. and William Parrish, ensign.He was
Marched from what was then Called the Manner Church to the city of Baltimore and Stationed
there to defend the City.Remaining there for 4 to 5 weeks at a time then returning; he
Served.He Served Six or Seven of these Tours; he cannot recollect the precise length of his
Service; but he knows he did not Serve less than Six months actual Service.He was
acquainted with Joseph Burton and Edward Oldham, regular recruiting officers.He has no
documentary evident of his Service and knows of no person living by whom he can prove his
Service except what he cam prove by Jesse Williams.
In answer to interrogations propounded by the Court.He says he was born in the County of
Baltimore State of Maryland in the 1760 but he has no record of his age.He lived in the
County of Baltimore in Marland aforesaid when he was called into the Service; he moved
from there to Franklin County Va. and from there to Lincoln County (now Rockcastle) State
of Kentucky where he now lives.He was drafted; he never received any written discharge.
He is acquainted with William Smith and Richard Randals who can testify to his Character as
a man of Veracity and their belief of his Service as a Soldier.He hereby relinquishes all claims
to a pension or annuity except the present and declare that his name is not on the roll of the
agency of any State whatever.
Sworn to and Subscribed the day and year aforesaid
More About Thomas Gadd:
Military: Private, Maryland Milita, Revolutionary War
Residence: 25 Feb 1833, Rockcastle Co, KY
Generation No. 4
8.Matthew Will Gadd, born Abt. 1677 in , Kent, MD; died Jan 1732/33 in Dorchester, Kent, MD.He was the son of 16. Thomas Gadd and 17. Elizabeth Swaine.He married 9. Grace Manning Abt. 1711.
9.Grace Manning, born Abt. 1682 in Dorchester, Kent, MD.
Notes for Matthew Will Gadd:
Maryland Calendar of Wills
Cotton, Jane Baldwin., Maryland Calendar of Wills, - Vol. I-VIII (8). Baltimore, MD: 1904.
Gadd, Matthew, planter,Dorchester Co.,2nd Jan., 1726; 11th June, 1733.
To sons Thomas and William and daus. Jane and Eliza, personalty.
To wife Grace extx., “Gadd's Chance” during life, at her decease to son Richard and hrs.; residue of estate, to pass at decease of wife to dau. Margaret and hrs.
Test: Matthew Travers (Travars), Sr., John Sumers, Henry Travers. 20. 668.
More About Matthew Will Gadd:
Probate: 11 Jan 1732/33, Dorchester County, MD
Will: 27 Jan 1725/26, Dorchester County, MD
More About Matthew Gadd and Grace Manning:
Marriage: Abt. 1711
Children of Matthew Gadd and Grace Manning are:
i. Richard Gadd, born 1711 in Dorchester, Kent, MD; died Bef. 1795 in MD.
ii. Thomas Gadd, born 1712 in Dorchester, Kent, MD; died 13 Dec 1738 in MD; married Christiana Wright 22 Jan 1732/33 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD; born in MD.
More About Thomas Gadd and Christiana Wright:
Marriage: 22 Jan 1732/33, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
4 iii. William Gadd, born Abt. 1715 in Dorchester, Kent, MD; died Bef. 1789; married Mary Standeford 29 May 1734 in Upper Gun. Hund., Baltimore, MD.
iv. Jane Gadd, born Abt. 1715 in , , MD; died Bef. 1800 in MD.
v. Elizabeth Gadd, born Abt. 1717 in , , MD; died in MD.
vi. Margrett Gadd, born Abt. 1719 in , , MD.
Child of William Standeford is:
5 i. Mary Standeford, born Abt. 1715; died Bef. 1789; married William Gadd 29 May 1734 in Upper Gun. Hund., Baltimore, MD.
Generation No. 5
16.Thomas Gadd, born Abt. 1640 in , , , ENGLAND; died Abt. 1709 in Chester River, Kent, MD.He married 17. Elizabeth Swaine.
17.Elizabeth Swaine, born Abt. 1655 in , Kent, MD; died Bef. 1750.She was the daughter of 34. John Swain.
Notes for Thomas Gadd:
According to research done by Sarah Rosemond Gadd Worley and her sister Marybell Violet Gadd Coonts,Thomas was working out an indenture to Thomas Davis for 50 acres of land in 1668.The land patent is as follows:
"1668 Dec 6, came Thomas Gadd of the County of St. Maries and proved right to fifty acres
of land due for his time of Service performed to Thomas Davis and also Mary Compton and
proved right to fifty acres of land, due for her time of Service performed to the Widow Shack,
by which said rights the both assign away in three following words Vis.
"Know all men by these present that we, Thomas Gadd and Mary Compton do assigne, and
make over all our right, title interest and claims of us and to our above specified rights to the
land unto the said William Pettipoole...and behoofe of him the said William Pettipoole his heirs
and assignes forever.
Witness our hands and seals the fifth day of November 1668
Witness Edward Savage and George Charlesworth
Signed Thomas Gadd and Mary Compton
Came William Pettipoole and demanded warrant for one hundred acres of land by Virtue of the
considerations aforesaid.Warren thn issued to layout for William Pettipoole of the County of
St. Maries one hundred acres of land to him due by assignment of Thomas Gadd and Mary
Compton, to them due for their times of Service performed as aforesaid.
Entered the 4th day of February 1668"
Patent VII, folio 543 Hall of Records, Annapolis, MD
Children of Thomas Gadd and Elizabeth Swaine are:
i. Thomas Gadd, born Abt. 1672 in , , MD; died in , Kent, MD; married Judith; died in , , MD.
8 ii. Matthew Will Gadd, born Abt. 1677 in , Kent, MD; died Jan 1732/33 in Dorchester, Kent, MD; married Grace Manning Abt. 1711.
Generation No. 6
Child of John Swain is:
17 i. Elizabeth Swaine, born Abt. 1655 in , Kent, MD; died Bef. 1750; married Thomas Gadd.
...... +Lena Belle Bever b: 1892 m: 12 Aug 1916 in , Fountain, IN d: 1972
... 6 Kathryn Jane Boord
....... +Russell Lee South b: 04 Dec 1914 d: 08 Aug 1993
.... 7 Ruth Elaine South b: 1946
........ +John Linwood McCreery b: 1944
..... 8 Kathryn Marie McCreery b: 1976
......... +Patrick Joseph Glynn m: 2000
2 Rachel Jenkins d: 14 Sep 1884 in Sandy Creek Settlement, , WV
... +Jacob Cale b: 1791 m: Apr 1819 d: 25 Feb 1885
3 Belinda Cale b: 28 Mar 1820
3 Lovina Cale b: 24 Apr 1823
3 Joshua Hickman Cale b: 24 Aug 1826
3 John Cale b: 21 Aug 1828
3 Elijah Cale b: Abt. 1831
3 Elisha Cale b: 25 Aug 1832
3 Elizabeth Cale b: 01 May 1835
3 Azareel Cale b: 12 Aug 1836
.... +Emily A. Smith b: 20 May 1847 d: 23 Mar 1936 in Morganstown, , WV
3 Delila Cale b: 14 Jun 1839
3 Rachel Cale b: 09 Oct 1843
3 Jacob Cale b: 02 Aug 1849