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

Martha Shearman

Female Bef 1740 - 1821  (> 81 years)


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  • Name Martha Shearman 
    Born Bef 1740  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 24 Nov 1821  Elbert County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I025624  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2020 

    Father Robert Shearman,   b. Bef 1720,   d. 1773, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 53 years) 
    Mother Lucy Clements,   b. Bef 1724,   d. Aft 1764, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years) 
    Married Bef 1740  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F40876  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Benjamin Head,   b. Abt 1730, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1803, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married Bef 1755  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Head,   b. 23 Sep 1758, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1795, Elbert County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     2. Martha Head,   b. Between 1759 and 1760, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1842, Greene County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
     3. William Head,   b. 25 Mar 1761, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1821, Elbert County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     4. Benjamin Head,   b. Abt 1763, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1827, Hinds County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
     5. John Head,   b. 25 Dec 1765, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1852, Randolph County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     6. George Marshall Head,   b. 9 Jun 1768, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1840, Albemarle County, Virginia or in Todd County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 73 years)
     7. Henry Head,   b. 22 Apr 1773, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1852, Sumner County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. Tavener Head,   b. 2 Jun 1776, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1840 and 1849, Fayette County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2020 
    Family ID F15788  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James Hughes 2005-09-11 17:41:49
      The maiden name of Martha Head is not mentioned in documents examined. Proof is not definite, but it is well established in several lines of the family, that her name was Martha Marshall and that she was connected with the family of Chief Justice John Marshall.

      Source:
      Alvord, Idress Head,
      Head, descent of Henry Head (1695-1770) in America
      unknown: unknown, 1948, 680 pgs.
      ===
      son of Benj and Martha
      6. George Marshall HEAD (male)
      B. 9 Jun 1768 @ (Orange Co.)?, Virginia [3278, 3607, 3608]
      D. after 1840 @ (Todd County, Kentucky)?
      M. /1/ 11 Nov 1789 @ Orange County, Virginia to [2236]
      Mildred RUCKER
      (daughter of John RUCKER & Mary BURTON) [2234, 2236, 2166]
      b. 1760-1770 @ Virginia
      d. after 1840 @ (Todd County, Kentucky)?