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

Milicent Waters

Female 1755 - 1853  (97 years)


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  • Name Milicent Waters 
    Born 14 Nov 1755  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Feb 1853  Edgar County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I043375  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 

    Father James Waters,   b. 8 Dec 1737, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1808, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Anne Dement,   b. 15 Nov 1735, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1780, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 29 Dec 1754  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11604  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abednago Downing,   b. Bef 1756, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1833, Overton County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 77 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1776  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eleanor Downing,   b. 31 Mar 1777, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Anne Downing,   b. 24 Jan 1780, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Lydia Downing,   b. 1 Jan 1782, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F24149  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Nov. __ [4?], 1755 - Milicent Waters, dau. of James and Ann Waters, b. Nov. __ [4?], 1755 at Trinity Parish, Charles Co., Md.
      Source: Jourdan, Elise G., "Colonial Records of Southern Maryland," p. 10.

      June 30, 1776 - Milesant Waters m. Abednago Downing at Trinity Parish, Charles Co., Md.
      Source: Jourdan, Elise G., "Colonial Records of Southern Maryland," p. 17.
      Comment: For Abednego's Revolutionary War service, see Peden, Henry C., Jr., "Revolutionary Patriots of Charles County, Maryland, 1775-1783, pp. 88 (Abednego Downing) and 89 (Abednego Dunning.)

      Mar. 31, 1777 - Eleanor Downing, dau. of Abednago and Milesent Downing, b. Mar. 31, 1777 at Trinity Parish, Charles Co., Md.
      Source: Jourdan, Elise G., "Colonial Records of Southern Maryland," p. 17.

      Jan. 24, 1780 - Anne Downing, dau. of Abednago and Milicent Downing, b. Jan. 24, 1780 at Trinity Parish, Charles Co., Md.
      Source: Jourdan, Elise G., "Colonial Records of Southern Maryland," p. 18.

      Jan. 1, 1782 - Lydia Downing, dau. of Abednago and Milicent Downing, b. Jan. 1, 1782 at Trinity Parish, Charles Co., Md.
      Source: Jourdan, Elise G., "Colonial Records of Southern Maryland," p. 18.
      Comment: Lydia Downing m. John S. Parrish ca. 1800 in Georgia, d. 1857 in Edgar Co., Ill., and is buried in the Sims Cemetery in Edgar Co., Ill. Lydia and John had 11 children, including William C. Parrish, b. ca. 1816 in Overton Co., Tenn. Source: Holmes, Marilyn, "Dements Through the Ages," Vol. 1, p. 55.

      1853 - Milicent Waters Downing d. 1853 in Edgar Co., Ill., and is buried in the Sims Cemetery, Edgar Co., Ill.
      Source: Holmes, Marilyn, "Dements Through the Ages," Vol. 1, p. 55.