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Subject: [SHOCKLEY] Shockley of Worcester Co., MD
Date: Sun, 01 May 2011 20:03:01 -0000
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Who is the family of Richard Shockley (1716-1793) husband of Sarah Todvine. There is stuff on the internet to a bunch of children, as well as a secold wife who died in VA. Richard's son Richard died in 1786 before himself. Richard's will only mentions wife, Elizabeth, son John, and grasndson Richard, son of his son John
Richard Shockley Will Date: 24 January 1786, Probate Date: 8 March 1786
To son Samuel Shockley - dwelling land after wife's widowhood provided he pay to Sons Joshua and Littleton 10 pounds each in schooling or other ways
To daughters Betty, Rachel, Nancy, Sarah Shockley - one heifer each
To son William Shockley - one shilling and no more
To wife - remainder of estate widow Leah Shockley
Witness: Benjamin Dennis, John Shockley, Sabroah Noble
Richard Shockley Will Date: Probate Date: 7 Apr 1793w. 7 May 1793p.
To wife Elizabeth Shocklev - dwelling land during her natural life. Also horses, plantation utensils, plows. Also two negro women Gift and Ester
To grandson Richard Shockley son of John Shockley - the above after wife's decease. Also negro girl Rody
To son John Shockley - plantation where he now lives
Witness: Benjamin Dennis, Wheatley Dennis, James Dennis
James Davis (will)18 May 1778
To son Gehazi son of Mary Shockley - dwelling house with 79 acres
To son Nathan son of Mary Shockley the daughter of Isaac Shockley - house and orchard formerly belonging to George Mcglamir)' with 79 acres
To my two children Gehazi and Nathan Shockley - remainder of estate
To wife Mary Davis and her sister Sarah Shockley - estate if children die without heir
Executor: wife Mary Davis and Stephen Stanford
Witness: Isaac Dixon, Southy Tingle, John Toadvine
John Shockley, Pvt. Rev. War Pension. DAR report list Mary Jeremiah Davis as his wife, and pension application states ship carpenter. His birth is listed as 1757. Orphan court of 1779, list Nathan age 3, as orphan of Mary Davis Shockley.
Died : 24 Dec 1820 no other information
Who are these people? Are Richard, Gehazi, and Nathan sons of Mary Davis and John Shockley.
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