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

Elizabeth Brashears

Female 1660 - 1728  (68 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Brashears 
    Born 1660  Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Jan 1727/28  All Hallow's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I010620  Tree1
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 

    Father Benjamin Brashears,   b. 1598, Carpentras, Virginiaucluse, Marcelle, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1663, "Cliffs" Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Mary Richford,   b. 1618, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1663, "Cliffs" Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 1645  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F07027  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John Sellman,   b. 1645, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1707/08, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Abt 1677  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Sellman,   b. Abt 1684, Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1762, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
     2. John Sellman,   b. Abt 1687, Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1716, All Hallow's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years)
     3. William Sellman,   b. 22 Jan 1688/89, All Hallow's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1743, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     4. Ruth Sellman,   b. 5 Jul 1695, All Hallow's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Lawrence Silman,   b. 2 Nov 1699, All Hallow's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1708, All Hallow's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 10 years)
     6. Anne Sellman,   b. Bef 16 May 1704, All Hallow's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1704, All Hallow's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 0 years)
     7. Robert Sellman,   b. Bef 26 May 1704, All Hallow's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1704, All Hallow's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 0 years)
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 
    Family ID F07032  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Dr Nicholls,   d. 26 Jul 1722, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 4 Nov 1708  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 
    Family ID F07033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Marriage 1 William Nicholls, MD

      Marriage 2 John SELLMAN b: Abt 1645 in Shropshire, England
      Married: in Anne Arundel County, MD
      Children
      John SELLMAN b: Abt 1680 in Anne Arundel County, MD

      Marriage 3 William NICHOLLS
      Married: NOV. 8,1708 in Maryland
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      Sellman, John,A. A. Co.,10th July, 1707; 28th Feb., 1707.
      To son John and hrs., "The Fox Pond Neck" and part of "Champ's Adventure" on n. side Cattaile Meadow Branch.
      To son William and hrs., 300 A., part of "Mereton's Lott"in Balto. Co. on Binham's Branch of Bush R.
      To son Sellman and hrs., residue of "Champ's Adventure," also dwelling plantation, part of "Corell's Folly" at decease of wife.
      To dau. Mary and hrs., residue of "Mereton's Lot" afsd., and lacking hrs. to descend to hrs. of dau. Margaret.
      To dau. Ruth and hrs., "Middle Jenifer" on Middle R.
      To dau. Margaret, personalty.
      Sons William and Lawrence to remain with their mother during minority.
      Desires gifts of lambs to grandson and granddau, Eliza: Gray shall be recorded.
      Exs.: Wife and sons John and William.
      Test: Thomas Jacks, Eliza: Jacks. 12. 206.
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      Children of Elizabeth Brashear and John Sellman are:

      i. John Sellman was born ABT 1680 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, and died JUL 1716 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. He married Martha Groce 4 DEC 1707, daughter of William Groce and Hester Gassaway. She was born ABT 1684 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, and died AFT 1728 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

      ii. Margaret Sellman was born ABT 1685 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, and died MAY 1762 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. She married Benjamin Williams 17 AUG 1704. He was born ABT 1681, and died 1 NOV 1732 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. She married Edward Gaither 19 SEP 1734, son of John Gaither and Ruth Morley. He was born 28 JUN 1689, and died 10 APR 1741 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.
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      iii. William Sellman was born 22 JAN 1688/89 in Accomack County, Virginia, and died 31 MAR 1743. He married Anne West 9 OCT 1718 in Va.. She was born 12 FEB 1685/86 in Accomack County, Virginia, and died 1 MAY 1749.

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