Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Susannah Jane Benson

Female Bef 1789 - Bef 1830  (< 41 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Susannah Jane Benson was born before 1789 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland (daughter of Benjamin Benson and Anne Compton); died before 1830 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland.

    Susannah married Thomas McPherson about 1809 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland. Thomas (son of William Hanson McPherson and Elishabah Beall MNU McPherson) was born between 1780 and 1785 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died on 25 Aug 1849 in Charles County, Maryland - probate. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Samuel William Hanson McPherson was born before 1824 in Charles County, Maryland; died between 1846 and 1849 in Charles County, Maryland.
    2. Edmond Sutland McPherson was born before 1824 in Charles County, Maryland; died between 1824 and 1849 in Charles County, Maryland.
    3. William Benson McPherson was born in 1827 in Charles County, Maryland; died after 1850 in Charles County, Maryland.
    4. Mary Ann McPherson was born before 1830 in Charles County, Maryland; died after 1849 in Charles County, Maryland.
    5. Eleanor Catharine Benson McPherson was born before 1830 in Charles County, Maryland; died after 1849 in Charles County, Maryland.
    6. Harriet Roseler McPherson was born before 1830 in Charles County, Maryland; died after 1849 in Charles County, Maryland.
    7. Isabella Graham McPherson was born before 1830 in Charles County, Maryland; died after 1849 in Charles County, Maryland.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Benjamin Benson was born before 1754 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland (son of William Benson); died on 9 Mar 1808 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate.

    Benjamin married Anne Compton in Charles County, Maryland. Anne (daughter of William Compton and Susannah Wilson) was born after 1768 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died before 1807 in Charles County, Maryland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Anne Compton was born after 1768 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland (daughter of William Compton and Susannah Wilson); died before 1807 in Charles County, Maryland.
    Children:
    1. William Compton Benson was born before 1789 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died after 1809 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland.
    2. 1. Susannah Jane Benson was born before 1789 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died before 1830 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  William Benson was born before 1713 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland (son of William Benson and Catherine Ward); died after 1759 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland.
    Children:
    1. 2. Benjamin Benson was born before 1754 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died on 9 Mar 1808 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate.

  2. 6.  William Compton was born on 4 Mar 1733 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland (son of Matthew Compton and Rachel Howard); died on 5 Dec 1807 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland.

    William married Susannah Wilson on 19 Nov 1758 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland. Susannah (daughter of John Wilson and Lydia MNU Wilson) was born in 1730 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died on 19 Jul 1807 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  3. 7.  Susannah Wilson was born in 1730 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland (daughter of John Wilson and Lydia MNU Wilson); died on 19 Jul 1807 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland.
    Children:
    1. William Stephen Compton was born on 23 Aug 1761 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died after 1793 in Charles County, Maryland.
    2. Wilson Dr. Compton was born on 12 Oct 1763 in Charles County, Maryland; died on 10 Sep 1828 in Charles County, Maryland.
    3. 3. Anne Compton was born after 1768 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died before 1807 in Charles County, Maryland.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  William Benson was born about 1677 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland (son of Robert Benson and Female MNU Benson); died on 19 May 1758 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory.

    William married Catherine Ward about 1697 in Charles County, Maryland. Catherine (daughter of John Ward and Damaris MNU Ward) was born about 1681 in Charles County, Maryland; died before 1755 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Catherine Ward was born about 1681 in Charles County, Maryland (daughter of John Ward and Damaris MNU Ward); died before 1755 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland.
    Children:
    1. Catherine Benson was born after 1697 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died after 1759 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland.
    2. Elizabeth Benson was born after 1697 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died after 1759 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland.
    3. Benjamin Benson was born after 1697 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died after 1773 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland.
    4. Eleanor Benson was born after 1697 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland.
    5. John Benson was born after 1697 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland.
    6. 4. William Benson was born before 1713 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died after 1759 in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland.

  3. 12.  Matthew Compton was born on 26 Jun 1709 in William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland (son of Matthew Compton and Susannah Briscoe); died on 3 Sep 1770 in St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate.

    Matthew married Rachel Howard on 31 Dec 1735 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland. Rachel (daughter of William Stevens Howard and Elizabeth Douglass) was born in 1714 in William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died after 1784 in Charles County, Maryland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 13.  Rachel Howard was born in 1714 in William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland (daughter of William Stevens Howard and Elizabeth Douglass); died after 1784 in Charles County, Maryland.
    Children:
    1. Tabitha Compton was born before 1732; died after 1757 in Charles County, Maryland.
    2. 6. William Compton was born on 4 Mar 1733 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died on 5 Dec 1807 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland.
    3. Susannah Compton was born on 8 Nov 1734 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died in 1745 in Charles County, Maryland.
    4. Stephen Compton was born in 1736 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died on 20 Nov 1784 in Charles County, Maryland - probate.
    5. Samuel Compton was born on 25 Oct 1737 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died on 16 Apr 1765 in Charles County, Maryland - probate.
    6. Zachariah Compton was born on 19 Mar 1739 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died on 19 Apr 1790 in Culpeper County, Virginia - inventory.
    7. Margaret Compton was born on 27 May 1740 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died in Dec 1817 in Charles County, Maryland.
    8. Elizabeth Compton was born on 21 May 1742 in Charles County, Maryland; died on 14 Mar 1797 in Nelson County, Kentucky - Probate.
    9. Philip Compton was born on 21 Apr 1744 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died in in Culpeper County, Virginia.
    10. Matthew Compton was born on 31 Dec 1747 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died in 1810 in Culpeper County, Virginia.
    11. John Compton was born on 3 Feb 1749 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died between 1771 and 1784 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland.
    12. Susannah Compton was born on 17 Feb 1750 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died on 11 Nov 1811 in Charles County, Maryland.
    13. Barton Alexander Compton was born on 2 Dec 1753 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland.
    14. Alexander Compton was born on 16 Sep 1755 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died after 1787 in Charles County, Maryland.
    15. Edmund Howard Compton was born on 10 Jun 1759 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died on 28 Mar 1838 in Hardin or Nelson County, Kentucky.

  5. 14.  John Wilson was born before 1698 in Charles County, Maryland (son of John Wilson and Mary Haley); died on 4 May 1751 in Charles County, Maryland - probate.

    John married Lydia MNU Wilson before 1718 in Charles County, Maryland. Lydia was born before 1702; died before 1751 in Charles County, Maryland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 15.  Lydia MNU Wilson was born before 1702; died before 1751 in Charles County, Maryland.
    Children:
    1. Jonathan Wilson was born before 1718 in Charles County, Maryland; died in 1806 in Frederick County, Maryland.
    2. Mary Wilson was born about 1728 in Charles County, Maryland; died after 1789 in Charles County, Maryland.
    3. 7. Susannah Wilson was born in 1730 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland; died on 19 Jul 1807 in Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland.
    4. Catherine Wilson was born about 1731 in Charles County, Maryland; died in in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.
    5. William Wilson was born in Aug 1740 in Charles County, Maryland; died about 1774 in Charles County, Maryland.