Children of David

collection for children of david.

M1221 Thomas (1714/15-1756) & Elizabeth (Thornton)

MeriRep: Lallie (Dozier) Benkoski

Book Project: Volume II

Metrics: 16,768. Largest group to have an individual Volume assigned.

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M1222 Francis Meriwether (~1726-~1793) & Mary Waller Lewis

MeriRep:Lulie (Bartee) Hodges & Betty Bartee (Tucker) Duckworth

Book Project:Volume IV

Metrics: 5,469.

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Francis Meriwether, born about 1726, Louisa County,Virginia, died before 12 September 1793, age about 67, near Greenwood, Abbeville County, South Carolina, son ofDavid Meriwether (1690-1744) andAnne Holmes (1695-1735).

Francis Meriwether married 16 January 1749, Spotsylvania County, Virginia,Mary Waller Lewis, born 30 January 1727, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, died July 1807,age about 80, near Greenwood, Abbeville County, South Carolina, daughter ofZacharyLewis(1702-1765) and Mary Waller (1699-1781).

Francis Meriwether and Mary Waller Lewis had seven children:

Capt. John Meriwether, born 12 Mar 1751/2 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, died 31 January 1820 inAbbeville, Ninety-Six District, South Carolina. Married, first,Esther McGehee abt 15 Apr 1771 in Louisa County, Virginia. They had eight children. Esther was born 24 Nov 1753 in Virginia and died 3 March 1807 inGreenwood, Greenwood County, South Carolina; she was the daughter ofWilliam McGehee andElizabeth McCullough. John married, second,Ann Tinsley on 18 Sep 1809 in Louisa County, Virginia. They had four childredn. Ann was born about 1773 and died June 1831 in Abbeville County, South Carolina; she was the daughter ofWilliam TinsleyandJane Geese.

M1223 Nicholas (1720-1758) & Frances (Morton)

MeriRep:Meriwether (Cowgill) Schmid

Book Project:Not yet assigned - no volunteers.

Metrics: 1,919.

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M1224 Anne (1721-17??) & Thomas Ballard Smith

MeriRep:Vacant -- need a volunteer!

Book Project:Not yet assigned - no volunteers.

Metrics: 661. (This is a poorly researched/documented line and there are thousands of missing descendants! If you research this line, please help us!)

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M1226 David (1716-1772) & Mary Weaver

MeriRep:Meredith (Carter) Patterson & Rebecca Ann Meriwether

Book Project:Volume V (Suspended due to lack of co-ordinator)

Metrics: 1,103

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M1227 James (1729-1801) & (a) Judith H. Burnley and (b) Elizabeth Pollard

MeriRep:Sharon (Sabel) Pike

Book Project:Volume III

Metrics: 7,154 (Burnley:4,145; Pollard: 3,009)

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M1228 William (1730-1790) & Martha Cox Wood

MeriRep:Thomas J. Meriwether

Book Project:Not yet assigned - no volunteers.

Metrics:3,027

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