Kent County, Maryland

                             Archived Kent County Queries

January 2008 - I am researching George Lambert Culley and Lydia Culley, lived in Kenndeyville, Kent Co, MD in 1880. Any info on any Culley from Kent or Cecil Co ,MD .  renfairegirl@zoominternet.net

February 2008 - My great-great grandfather's brother was Frederick (Fred) Johnson.  He was born between 1830 and 1842.  I found him in the 1870 and 1880 US Federal Census in Chestertown.  His wife's name was Henrietta (Hennie or Henny).  There children were Mary E, Charles H. Risden A., and Frederick Jr.  I know they moved to Morton, Pa before 1915 and I don't know if they returned to Chestertown or not.  His wife Hennie may have been born there. Can you provide any other information on this family?  Thank you!  Eric Thomas rethomas40@yahoo.com

February 2008 - Am looking for marriage of Thomas P. Ricaud, ca. 1800 before his 1812/13 marriage in Baltimore. pagechristopher@sc.rr.com

March 2008 - Wish to hear from anyone having knowledge of R. Clay Crawford, who lived
in Chestertown between 1867/8 and 1870/71. My name is Lewis Lawson. My
email address is llawson@umd.edu.

March 2008 - Has anyone researched the Massey's of Kent County?
I'm trying to find out more on a  FRANCIS MASSY who married MILCHA USSELTON
May 11, 1801 in Kent Co., Maryland.  I would like more information on his
ancestors and siblings, if anyone has researched them  corvair65@verizon.net

March 2008 - Information re: Darby Shawhan 1673-1736 apparently settled in Kent Co. in 1698.  after 1707 aquired 100 acres called "Shad's Hole" renamed "Darby's Desire"
hdbussell@gmail.com

March 2008 - My gg grandfather, William R. APSLEY, was born in Maryland around 1812.  He and his wife, Mary A, moved to Middlesex County, VA some time after 1860.  I have found a Kent County marriage record of William R. Apsley to Mary Caughman on 24 Dec 1835.  Any help would be appreciated.  jkellerman@deaerator.com

March 2008 - I’m searching for an ancestor who was born in Queen Anne in 1660 his name is Henry Lisenby.  He married a Jen Surah(?) or Surat about 1688 their children’s name are: John Lisenby born about 1690, Queen Anne Co., MD He died December 01, 1730, Queen Anne, Co., Maryland.  Daniel Lisenby born about 1690 Henry Lisenby born about 1692  Charles Lisenby born about 1694  Ezekiel Lisenby born January 07,1695,96 - Henry Lisenby is my 8th Great Grandfather and his son John would by my 7th Great Grandfather.  I’m stuck and can’t find anything on them.    Evelynk1@q.com

April 2008 - My search for the Wilson family has lead me to a Charles W. Wilson, birth about 1846, Kent, MD.He is listed on the 1860 Federal census at Still Pond with the James Robinson family. Age 14.Possible birth parents, John C. Wilson and Anne E. Wilson {Brooke}. District 1, Kent, Maryland. Any additional information that you may verify would be great help. Thanks Tracker504@aol.com

April 2008 - The Surnames are BECK (specifically John & Edward) and MILLER (specifically Michael, John, & Nathaniel).  My name is E.J. Miller – ejmiller3159@verizon.net – and I am interested in any information on these early settlers before 1850.  I have much to share of the branches after that but would appreciate filling in those roots.  Thanks, E.J. Miller

May 2008 - I am researching Benjamin Howard who married Eleanor Maccubin and they lived in Kent County.  I'm trying to find out information on this couple as well as their son, Benjamin, Jr.  Email:  APTchr@aol.com  Thanks.  P. Hill

May 2008 - I am looking information on William Harvy Fitton and his parents.  They lived in Chestertown, Kent Co, MD. jstevens22@cox.net

June 2008 - I am trying to trace the family of Mary E. APSLEY who married Unit A. C. GARRETT in Kent County, MD on 5 March 1855. jkellerman@deaerator.com

June 2008 - My email is now margiebr2002@yahoo.com.
I am searching for records of Rollison and Maxwell in Kent County. I have a Susannah Rollison who married Richard Waple in Kent County in 1834 and I am trying to find her parents. Waple was from Charles County. 
I have a John Maxwell b. c1765 in Kent County who married Jane Brazelton from Frederick Co., MD after the Rev. War and settled in Ashe Co., NC,then moved to Orange Co., IN and McLean Co., IL where he died in 1859. Trying to find his parents in Kent Co., too.

July 2008 - Seeking information on Pearl Eunice MUMFORD, born 1889 in Masseys, Kent, Maryland.  Thought she was daughter of John MUMFORD and Gatty PARSONS but am not so sure now; she may have been an orphan.Also seeking WHITLOCK or Whitelock, Charles William, born 1875 in Massey, Kent, Maryland.  His father was Edward Washington Whitlock and his mother was Sarah S. MAY.Charles' siblings were James H, John Hendrickson WHitlock, Edward W. Whitlock Jr., Sarah Melinda Whitlock, Susan W. Whitlock, Julian M. Whitlock, Mary E. Whitlock, and Lillian Ellsworth, all WHITLOCK but on Charles William Whitlock's census in Kent County age 5 the surname is listed as WHITELOCK.   My email address is serenityplace1@bellsouth.net.

September 2008 -I'm searching for any information of a John Cole, born in the late 1720's to early 1730's in Kent County Md. and eventually moved to Richmond County, NC in the 1770's. Any information will be greatly appreciated. mcole6@nc.rr.com

September 2008 - Seeking information on the following. Mary Ellen [Farmer] Wilson  birth 1833 Kent County. James Wilson  birth 1784 Kent County. Sarah [Sinicke or Lincke] Wilson birth 1795. Tracker504@aol.com

September 2008 - Hi, I am searching for information on a William Hale living in Kent county in the 1700's.  Any assistance appreciated!    Carol   Gramster50@aol.com

December 2008 - Looking for a connection between a Michael Hall that lived in Kent Co. MD. and Michael Rayleigh Hall b. 1769 in MD.  The first Michael was married to Martha or Mary Andrews (sisters), had a son named James b 2-3-1750.  Do you know if the second Michael Rayleigh is from this family?  If not can you tell me where to look?  Thanks.  suemeier04@yahoo.com 

 2007 Queries

MY GRANDFATHER WAS NEWTON ROBINSON KELLY HE IS BURIED THERE IN KENT COUNTY I BELIEVE ROCK HALL.  HIS MOTHER'S NAME WAS MARY ANDERSON.  THEY ARE BURIED NEXT TO EACH OTHER IN ONE OF THE CEMETERIES THERE.  ANY INFORMATION YOU CAN GIVE ME WOULD BE REALLY HELPFUL WITH MY GRANDFATHER'S FAMILY THERE IN ROCKHALL.  I BELIEVE MY GRANDFATHER WAS 47 WHEN HE DIED.  HE HAD FOUR CHILDREN AND ONE OF THEM IS MY FATHER NEWTON ROBINSON KELLY JR.  THANK YOU    JOY KELLY WARNER   joy.warner@mchsi.com

hello. am looking for this name in kent county. charshe/charshee/charsha..I have this name as witnesses on wills in talbot county in the early to mid 1800's. however,  nothing on this name in talbot county.  thanks,  Debbie    LOZANO_367@msn.com

I HAVE BEEN SEARCHING FOR HENRY SIMMONS PARENTS AND SIBLINGS . I UNDERSTAND HE WAS TRANSPORTED TO MD. ABT 1653. I DON'T KNOW THE SHIP,OR THE CIRCUMSTANCE OF HIS TRANSPORTATION, I BELIEVE HIS NAME WAS SPELLED SIMONS AT THE TIME OF HIS ARRIVING IN MD.THEN AS MOST CHANGED THE SPELLING,THEN HENRY'S SON RICHARD ADDED THE D TO SIMMONDS. MOST OF OUR SIMMONDS FAMILY WAS IN KENT CO. BUT HENRY DIED IN CALVERT CO. I HOPE ADDING MY SURNAME ( SIMMONS/SIMMONDS ) TO THIS LIST WILL HELP IN MY SEARCH .......THANKS SO MUCH...NANCY NANCYNLEW@EARTHLINK.NET

I AM RESEARCHING THE SIMMONDS FAMILY , I CAN FIND VERY LITTLE ON HENRY SIMMONS MARRIED TO MARTHA CLARKE. WHERE THEY CAME FROM WHO HIS PARENTS WERE, I REALLY NEED SOME HELP ON THIS ONE.(  NOTE THERE IS A DIFFERENT SPELLING OF LAST NAME )  IF ANYONE CAN HELP . I HAVE A LITTLE FROM THE MD. CALENDAR OF WILLS. THIS IS THE ONLY THING I HAVE FOUND ON HIM.   I WILL BE HAPPY TO SHARE ANYTHING I HAVE. ON THE REST OF THE FAMILY.....NANCY SIMMONDS CRAIG  nancyc@earthlink.net

I'm looking for any information on Benjamin H. Start who was married to Catharine Lyzar. They had a son, Benjamin S. Start, who I believe was my g-g-grandfather. They lived in Kent County. Thanks in advance. Bill Wise ubwise@comcast.net

Looking for family of WILLIAM WILSON, Rev. War vet from Kent County, who moved to Ohio County, now West Virginia, following the war. Possibly married Margaret Boyer.  Ron in Indy  darrah@prodigy.net

Searching for information on Joel Willis in Kent Co. MD. Joel was married to Mary Wroth. Trying to find out any info on Joel beyond the 1783 tax records or 1790 census. Looking for birth and death dates. Also looking to confirm birth of Amos Willis in Kent Co. MD, possibly the son of Joel and Mary and Believe that Wright Wroth Willis was another son of Joel and Mary and brother to Amos.  Any info or help on those mentioned would be helpful.  Brett Willis   brett.willis@intel.com                

Going back 7 generation for my husband (Ed's 76).  The record I have been able to find states John Townsend was born 1665 in Kent, Maryland.  He was married to Elizabeth Coles.  Their children are: Elizabeth  -  born 1688, Frederica, Kent County
Sarah -  1690  Stephen  -  1692, New Frederica, Kent County  James  -  1693, Frederica, Kent County  Joseph  -  about 1700, Frederica, Kent County  Mary  -  about 1702, Frederica, Kent County  Jane  -  about 1704 Charles  -  born 1705, Frederica, Kent County  Rachel - about 1707 (not sure where) The Townsends aren't listed as early settlers in Kent County, but this is the information I was able to find on the Latter Day Saints site. Then next generation moved to Bucks County, Pennsylvania.  Milly Leiby  -  edleiby@wmconnect.com

Hi! I'm trying to find any info. on John Rawlinson. All I know is that he was born in Kent County, he married Avis unknown. they had one child that I know of, Benjamin Rawlinson born 10/12/1727 in Kent County. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.  Connie Raulerson Evans  ashlee110203@yahoo.com