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Ancestors of Carissa Beth Iles

Generation No. 11

      1056. Samuel Perkins, born Abt. 1701 in Wales, probably Pembrokeshire or Caermarthenshire; died Unknown in South Carolina. He married 1057. G. Rees 1725.

      1057. G. Rees, born 1711 in Wales; died Bef. 16 Apr 1783. She was the daughter of 2114. Daniel (or Thomas) Rees and 2115. Elizabeth.

More About Samuel Perkins and G. Rees:
Marriage: 1725
Children of Samuel Perkins and G. Rees are:
  528 i.   Rees Perkins, born 1729 in Prince Frederic Parrish, South Carolina; died Abt. 1767 in Charleston, South Carolina; married (1) Sarah Butler; married (2) Elizabeth Colson 1749 in Charleston, South Carolina.
  ii.   Alice Perkins, died Unknown; married William Lucas; died Unknown.
  iii.   Samuel Perkins, born 1727 in Prince Frederick Parrish, SC; died Aft. 1752; married Sarah Butler; died Unknown.
  iv.   Barbara Perkins, died Unknown; married Daniel Monahan; died Unknown.
  v.   Perkins, died Unknown; married James; died Unknown.
  vi.   Perkins, died Unknown; married Ellison; died Unknown.
  vii.   Perkins, died Unknown; married Limmermon; died Unknown.
  viii.   John Perkins, died Unknown; married Mary Graceberry; died Unknown.
  ix.   Lewis Perkins, died Unknown; married Lydia; died Unknown.

      1058. Abraham Colson, died Unknown.
Child of Abraham Colson is:
  529 i.   Elizabeth Colson, died Unknown; married Rees Perkins 1749 in Charleston, South Carolina.

      1300. Joseph Howe, born Abt. 1718 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania; died Abt. 1792 in York County, SC.

Notes for Joseph Howe:
Resided in Pennsylvania area now known as Franklin County 1747-1772.
Children of Joseph Howe are:
  650 i.   William Howe, born 1738 in York County, SC; died 31 Dec 1795 in Green County, Georgia; married Catherine Craig 1764 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.
  ii.   John Howe, Sr, born 26 Aug 1740 in Lancaster County, PA; died 17 Dec 1817 in Fleming County, Kentucky.
  iii.   Joseph Howe, born 17 Feb 1742/43 in York County, SC; died 15 Jul 1799 in York County, SC.
  More About Joseph Howe:
Christened/bapt.: born 1743--computer keeps adding '42!

  iv.   Robert Howe, born 1745; died 1780 in In Revolutionary War Battle; married Mary Watson; died Unknown.
  v.   David Howe, born 08 Mar 1746/47 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania; died 29 Oct 1833 in Fleming County, Kentucky.

      1736. John Davidson, born Abt. 1705 in Armagh, Ireland; died Abt. 1790 in Davidson's Creek, Rowan County, North Carolina. He was the son of 3472. William Davidson and 3473. Elizabeth. He married 1737. Jane Morrison.

      1737. Jane Morrison, born Bef. 1714 in Ireland; died Unknown.

Notes for John Davidson:
On Nov. 26, 1748 a grant of 650 acres was surveyed for John along Davidson's Creek in southern portion of present day Iredell County, NC. John and his sons fought in the American Revolution. John was a member of Safety and Correspondence, Rowan County, NC, 1774-1776. He was the Pack Horse Master under General Griffith Rutherford on the campaign against the Cherokee Indians in 1776.
1773 he introduced a bill to erect a permanent courthouse at Charlotte, but it was vetoed. ('The Olden Days" by Laverne Hutchins Bish)

One of the signers of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. Came from Pennsylvania or Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland to Iredell County, NC about 1748 and resided near Center Church. Was a major in a NC regiment commanded by Col. Adam Alexander during the Revolutionary War. A monument in Charlotte, NC bears his name as a signer of the Mecklenburg Declaration. (from World FamilyTreeMaker CD volume 9 tree number 0919).

More About John Davidson:
Military service: fought American Revolution with sons
Other/Misc.: see notes

  Notes for Jane Morrison:
previously married, maiden name unknown
Children of John Davidson and Jane Morrison are:
  868 i.   Colonel George Davidson, born 1728 in Shankill Parrish, County Armagh, Ulster, Ireland; died 22 Sep 1814 in Iredell Co., NC; married Catherine Penelope Reese 1749 in Anson County, NC.
  ii.   William Davidson, born 10 Oct 1737 in Lancaster County, PA; died 16 May 1814 in Buncombe County, NC; married Margaret McConnell 01 May 1762; born 1738; died 13 Nov 1806.
  Notes for William Davidson:
William was a major in the 4th NC Regiment at King's Mountain. After the Revolution, William and his family along with a group of settlers were the first to cross over the mountains and settle west of the Blue Ridge. They settled at the mouth of Bee Tree Creek. ("The Olden Days", Laverne Hutchins Bish)

First Senator in the Legislature of North Carolina, from the county of Buncombe. The County of Buncombe was organized in his home and the first County Court was held there. (World FamilyTree Maker volume 9 tree 0919)

  More About William Davidson and Margaret McConnell:
Marriage: 01 May 1762

  iii.   Samuel Davidson, born 10 Oct 1737; died 1784; married Mary Ruth Smith; died Unknown.
  Notes for Samuel Davidson:
Killed by Indians. Wife and daughters escaped.

  iv.   Thomas Davidson, died Unknown.
  Notes for Thomas Davidson:
fought at Cowan's Ford, settled in South Carolina

  v.   John Davidson, born 15 Feb 1749/50; died 28 Feb 1825; married Ruth Clement; died Unknown.
  Notes for John Davidson:
Also known as "One-eyed John"

  vi.   James Davidson, died Unknown.
  vii.   Benjamin Davidson, died Unknown.
  viii.   Rachel Davidson, died Unknown in near Nashville, TN; married John Alexander 1754; died Unknown.
  More About John Alexander and Rachel Davidson:
Marriage: 1754

  ix.   Elizabeth Davidson, born 1743; died 1820 in near Nashville, TN; married Ephraim McLean 1761; died Unknown.
  More About Ephraim McLean and Elizabeth Davidson:
Marriage: 1761

  x.   Margaret Davidson, died Unknown; married James Smith; died Unknown.

      1738. William Reese, born 1709 in Wales; died 07 Apr 1809 in buried at Centre Churchyard. He was the son of 3476. David Reese and 3477. Maud Owens. He married 1739. Penelope Groner.

      1739. Penelope Groner, born 1716; died 30 Jan 1791 in buried at Centre Churchyard.

More About William Reese:
Military service: was a colonel
Other/Misc.: emigrated to Delaware 1725; to NC 1750
Child of William Reese and Penelope Groner is:
  869 i.   Catherine Penelope Reese, born 1731; died 24 Sep 1814; married Colonel George Davidson 1749 in Anson County, NC.

      1742. John Kerr, died Unknown. He married 1743. Lucy Pickens 02 Sep 1722 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania104.

      1743. Lucy Pickens, born 1702 in Ireland; died Unknown in Montgomery County, Virginia. She was the daughter of 3486. Wiliam Henry Pickens and 3487. Margaret Pike.

Notes for John Kerr:
Mecklenburg Co., NC cemetary records show James Kerr, age 1 year, son of John and Lucy Kerr, d. 15 April 1845....not possible with their birthdates and death dates...something is weird here....
Steele Creek PResbyterian Church 7407 Steele Creek, West Charlotte

  Notes for Lucy Pickens:
Originally had a death date the same as the marriage date....couldn't be, since they had kids....

More About John Kerr and Lucy Pickens:
Marriage: 02 Sep 1722, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania104
Child of John Kerr and Lucy Pickens is:
  871 i.   Isabella Kerr, born in Augusta County, Virginia; died Unknown; married William Gilbreath Falls.

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