m. Feb 4, 1712/1713
Facts and Events
--GaleB 08:20, 24 January 2008 (EST) There were 3 Moses Driskell's in a direct line, this is Moses Jr/ii. He was married to Ann Williams, dau of Charles. Following is Charles Williams will:
Worcester Co., MD, Oct 31, 1751 Will Bk JW#2, pg 184 - Charles Williams Sr. of Worcester Co., MD. To son Charles, grandson Charles (son of Charles), grandson Issac (son of Henry), son Joseph, son George, son Joshua, wife Jane. Grandaughter, Nicey Hill. Son-in-law Moses Duske, dau Ann Duske. Moses Driskell was executor with the widow Jane. Probated Sept 20, 1757.
We know this is Moses JR because Moses Sr was still married to Katherine when he died in 1755. Katherine was still living in 1758 when she deeds to son William. After the death of his father, Moses Jr becomes Moses Sr and his son, Moses iii, becomes Jr in the various records.
Driskells Hazzard surveyed for Moses Driskell on Aug. 4, 1764. Cert# 821 was issued Feb. 13, 1766. Land was in Wicomico Forest near plantation of William Driskell.
Worcester Co., MD, Liber H, pg 530-531, March 2,1771 Moses sold land called Driskells Hazzard, 388 acres, to Thomas Carberry of Somerset Co. The deed was acknowledged by Elizabeth, wife of Moses, and she gave her consent. My Note: Elizabeth might be a 2nd wife.
We also know Moses Jr/ii had sons, Moses and Aaron, because he deeds parts of Kinsale to each of them and calls them his sons.
Deed Bk M, pg. 198-199 Worcester Co., MD, June 6, 1787 Moses Driskell Senr of the county of Worcester and state of Maryland on the one part and Moses Driskell Junr son of the above named Moses Driskell Senr of the same county and state of the other part for the sum of fifty pounds current money paid by Moses Driskell Junr the receipt of which the said Moses Driskell Senr doth by these presents acknowledge, he hath given granted bargained Sold...unto the said Moses Driskell Junr and his heirs and Executors administrators...the lands and premises hereinafer mentioned being part of a tract of land called KINGSALE lying and being in the county aforesaid....between the land of a certain Elgate Driskell and the land of the above named Moses Driskell Senr.....125 acres more or less together wih all appertunces unto the said land...
Moses (M his mark) Driskell (Seal) Signed Sealed and delivered In presence of us Ebanazor Handy, James Selby
DRISKELL Moses (7 January, 1767 to 12 ~ 1786) Bought run cordial, linen, thread and molasses. Gave James Cathell credit for 1/2/9. Total account 2/10/0. Delivered corn for 1/6/0 and carried balance of 1/4/0 to Ledger E.
DRISKELL Moses, Sr. (probably same as Moses alone) Bought piece goods and thread, door bolts and staples, iron skillets, fire irons, trace ropes, rum, pipes, a doe skin and gave credits to Samuel Davis, Elijah Vinsen, Betty Hitch and Nelms' negro Phyllis. Mentions son and son-in-law. Total account 12/13/6. Paid in cash and pork in 1776 and 1777. Gave joint notes for 37/9/11 with Moses Jr. and Aaron Driskell in 1786.
DRISKELL Moses, Jr. (3 February, 1775 to 12 September, 1786) Carried balance of 3/3/3 fran ledger H. Bought a Dutch blanket and an iron pot in 1775 for a total of 4/15/7, which was paid in cash in 1777. Bought a half pound of snuff in 1786 not paid for in H. Gave note for 37/9/11 jointly with Moses Jr. and Aaron Driskell on their joint account in 1786.
DRISKELL, Aaron (4 July, 1786 to 7 July, 1787) Bought sundries as per day book for 4/12/5. Paid 1/2/0 in cash, delivered boards for 2/10/0 and gave note for 0/18/5. Had a joint account also with Moses Driskell, Sr. and Moses Jr. The partnership bought sundries for 37/9/11 in 1786 and gave their joint bond for that amount the same day.