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

Mary Ashcomb Parran

Female 1758 - 1815  (57 years)


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  • Name Mary Ashcomb Parran 
    Born 1758  Christ Church Parish, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 5 Jan 1815  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I63389  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    Father Nathaniel Parran,   b. Abt 1730, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1760, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Wilkinson,   b. Bef 1739, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1780, St. Andrew's Parish, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 41 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1755  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Chesley,   b. 1754, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1805, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1779  Christ Church Parish, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Chesley,   b. 1780, Christ Church Parish, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1859, Lewis County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
     2. Robert Chesley,   b. 1782, Christ Church Parish, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1826, St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)  [natural]
     3. William Fitzhugh Chesley,   b. 1783, Christ Church Parish, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1843, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
     4. Catherine Chesley,   b. 26 Nov 1786, Christ Church Parish, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1828, St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)  [natural]
     5. John Parran Chesley,   b. Abt 1788, Christ Church Parish, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Frances Chesley,   b. 1790, Christ Church Parish, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Charlotte Chesley,   b. 1790, Christ Church Parish, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1832, St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)  [natural]
     8. Clarissa Chesley,   b. 29 Jan 1792, Christ Church Parish, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1867, Henderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     9. Harriett Chesley,   b. 1794, Christ Church Parish, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1823  (Age > 30 years)  [natural]
     10. Alexander Parran Chesley,   b. 1796, Christ Church Parish, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1851, Danville, Vermillion County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 56 years)  [natural]
     11. Caroline Chesley,   b. 1798, Christ Church Parish, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F33980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • need to proof these kids

      Children of Mary Ashcom PARRAN and John, Jr. CHESLEY are:1.

      i. Elizabeth CHESLEY was born 1780 in Calvert County, MD, and died 1859 in Lewis Co., KY. She married William BOURNE 1799.
      ii. Robert CHESLEY was born 1782 in Calvert Co. MD, and died 1826. He married Eliabeth BUNBURY 1811. She died 1839. He married Elizabeth Short MASSEY. He married Sarah SMITH Apr 1826.
      iii. John P. CHESLEY was born 1784 in Calvert Co., MD, and died Bef. 1815. He married Eliza BRISCOE 21 Apr 1806. She died Bef. 1815.
      iv. William Fitzhugh CHESLEY was born 1786 in Calvert County, MD, and died 8 Apr 1843 in Herring Creek, Anne Arundel Cty, MD. He married Jane DARE.
      v. Catherine CHESLEY was born 1788 in Calvert County, MD, and died 1848 in Missouri. She married William BUNBURY.
      vi. Frances CHESLEY was born 1790 in Calvert County, MD. She married Thomas SHORT.
      vii. Clarissa CHESLEY was born 1792 in Calvert County, MD. She married Thomas POWELL 10 Sep 1811.
      viii. Harriet CHESLEY was born 1794 in Calvert County, MD. She married Cuthbert V. HARRISON 13 Jan 1817 in King George Co, VA.
      ix. Alexander P. CHESLEY was born 1796 in Calvert County, MD. He married Jane STRONG 9 Oct 1851. He married Frances H. SHORT 11 Apr 1817 in King George Co, VA.
      x. Caroline CHESLEY was born 1798 in Calvert County, MD.
      xi. Charlotte CHESLEY was born 1800 in Calvert County, MD, and died Aft. 1832. She married John Cuthbert SHORT.
      xii. George CHESLEY was born 1802 in Calvert County, MD.
      xiii. Louisa CHESLEY was born 1804 in Calvert County, MD.

      Children of Mary Ashcom Parran and John Chesley are: .
      i. William Fitzugh Chesley was born 1786 in Calvert Co., Md., and died 8 MAR 1843 in Herring Creek, Anne Arundel Co., Md.. He married Jane Gray Dare 28 FEB 1815 in Baltimore, Maryland. She was born in Calvert County, Maryland.
      ii. Elizabeth Chesley was born 1780 in Calvert County, Maryland, and died 1859 in Lewis County, Kentucky. She married William Bourne 1799.
      iii. Robert Chesley. He married Sarah Smith.
      iv. John P. Chesley. He married Eliza Briscoe.
      v. Catherine Chesley. She married William Bunbury.
      vi. Francis Chesley. She married Thomas Short.
      vii. Clarissa Chesley was born 29 JAN 1792 in Calvert Co., Md., and died 6 AUG 1867 in Henderson Co., Ky. She married Thomas William Powell 10 SEP 1812.
      viii. Harriett Chesley.
      ix. Cardine Chesley.

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      EFSM III page207
      Nathaniel Parran; d. ca 1760; m. Ann ; she m/2 Ignatius Taylor; s/o Ignatius Taylor (d.1761) and Ann
      Nathaniel wit. will in St. Mary's Co. probated 1748 (MCw X.4); Ignatius inherited Governor's Gift from will of his father (MCW x11.37); known children:
      51-1 John Parran
      51-2 Mary Ashcom Parran
      Nathaniel Parran has a parcel of medicines, lately imported from London, for sale at Calvert Court House on Wednesday, the 22nd of Aug next (MG -26 Jul 1759).

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