Salisbury Descendancy Chart - from Gail M. Walczyk

THE SALISBURYS

First Generation

1. John Salisbury was born circa 1680. John died before 1 August 1732 (Wills & Administrations p 98).

He married Sarah, circa 1705. Her maiden name is unknown. Sarah, was born circa 1687. In John Salisbury's will on 5 February 1722 in Accomack Co., VA, Sarah, was named as an heir. It was proved 1 August 1732 (p 98).

On 8 July 1713 in Accomack Co., VA on the motion of James Kempe the court discharged John Salisbury on "Tangaire" from paying taxes. Kempe claimed that he was "soe Impotent & disabled in his limbs that he cannot now wayes Gett his Livinge by his Labour." (McKey p. 111).

John made a will on 5 February 1722 in Accomack Co., VA. It was proved 1 August 1732 (Wills & Administrations p 98).

An abstract reads:

"To wife Sarah whole estate for life and then to be divided between my 2 children William and Mary Salsbery. Wife exec. Witt: John Watts, Daniel Fogg."

John Salisbury and Sarah his wife had the following children:

2 i. Mary Salisbury was born circa 1707. In John Salisbury's will on 5 February 1722 in Accomack Co., VA, Mary was named as an heir. It was proved 1 August 1732 (p 98).

+ 3 ii. William Salisbury was born circa 1710

Second Generation

3. William Salisbury (John) was born circa 1710. He married circa 1735. The name of his wife is unknown. She was born circa 1717. He was the son of John Salisbury.

William Salisbury was listed in the household of Thomas Tyler in 1733 in Little Annamessex Hundred (Russo p 44). The Tax List reads "Thomas Tyler, William Salisbury." William Salisbury was listed in the household of Thomas Tyler in 1734 in Little Annamessex Hundred (p 65). The tax list reads "Thomas Tiler, William Salisbury and Joseph Goff [Gough.] William Salisbury was listed in the household of Arthur Parks in 1735 in Little Annamessex Hundred (p 85). The Tax List states "Arthur Parks, John Parks, Arthur Parks Job Parks, William Solsberry."

William Salisbury and his wife had the following children:

4 i. Nathan Salisbury was born circa 1735. Nathan registered to pay taxes on the 1787 Personal Property Tax List in Accomack Co., VA (Yantis & Love p 101). The tax list states "Nathan Salisbury 2 horses, mares, colts or mules, 2 cattle." Nathan was listed as the head of a family on the 1800 Census in Accomack Co., VA (1800 1810 1820 Census. p 38). The census reads: "Nathan Salisbury 2 males 45+"

Nathan was mentioned by John Wise in his will dated 4 November 1811. It was proved 31 March 1812. (Miles & Miles Wills, p 618).

It reads in part:

"...To the eastward of where my grandfather lived to a bridge across the new neck road leading to the land of George Parker Esq, & adjoining the field where Nathan Salisbury now lives...."

+ 5 ii. Keziah Salisbury was born circa 1739

+ 6 iii. John Salisbury was born circa 1742

7 iv. Moses Salisbury was born circa 1743. Moses registered to pay taxes on the 1787 Personal Property Tax List in Accomack Co., VA (Yantis & Love, p 101). The tax list states: "Moses Soulsbury, Nathan Soulsbury charged with the tax."

On 30 August 1831 it was stated that Moses Salisbury was a armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Revolutionary War (Soldiers & Sailors, p 26).

An abstract of the Court Order reads:

"Moses Salisbury, formerly an armorer in the Virginia Navy in The Rev. War died intestate leaving no parents or children nor decendants of children. He left two brothers, John and Joshua, and one sister Keziah. Said John Salisbury died intestate leaving five children: Sally who married Smith Topping of Elizabeth City Co., George, Peggy, now the wife of McKeel Bonwell, Thomas who has since died itestate leaving four children: John, Coleburn, Caty wife of James Mister, and Nancy widow of Levin Savage and Robert who has since died intestate leaving six children: Mary, Eliza, George Cassey, William and Robert. The said Joshua Salisbury died intestate leaving four children: Ezekiel who has since died leaving James, Betsy and Elisha; the said Keziah died intestate leaving two children, Abram Somers, Jr. and Ezekiel Somers who is dead leaving one son Abram Somers Jr."

+ 8 v. Joshua Salisbury was born circa 1749

Third Generation

5. Keziah Salisbury (William, John) was born circa 1739. She married Benjamin Somers circa 1756. Benjamin was born circa 1731. She was the daughter of William Salisbury.

Keziah Salisbury and Benjamin Somers had the following children:

+ 9 i. Ezekiel Somers was born circa 1757

+ 10 ii. Abraham Somers was born circa 1770

6. John Salisbury (William, John) was born circa 1742. John died circa 1795

(Wills & Administrations p 425).

He married Jenny circa 1767 in Accomack Co., VA. Her maiden name is unknown. Jenny, was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1749In John Salisbury's will on 26 January 1789 in Accomack Co., VA, Jenny, was named as an heir. It was proved 28 April 1795 (Wills & Administrations p 425).

In John Salisbury 's will, Jenny, was named by John to handle his estate on 26 January 1789 in Accomack Co., VA. The will was proved 28 April 1795 (425).

On 10 March 1767 in Accomack Co., VA, John was assigned pew in St. George Parish (Vestry Book p 20).

John registered to pay taxes on the 1787 Personal Property List in Accomack Co., VA (Yantis & Love, p 101). "The tax list states: "John Soulsbury 1 white man over 16, 2 horses, mares, colts or mules, 12 cattle."

John made a will on 26 January 1789 in Accomack Co., VA. It was proved 28 April 1795 (Wills & Administrations, p 425).

An abstract of his will reads:

"Salisbury, John - 26 Jan. 1789 - 28 Apr. 1795 - To wife Jenny whole estate during her widow to bring up my children, then to be divided between all my children except my daughter Sally. To daughter Sally Topping. Wife & son Thomas Exrs. Witt: John Wise, Peggy Gillett."

John Salisbury and Jenny his wife had the following children:

11 i. Sally Salisbury was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1768. She married Smith Topping circa 1786 in Accomack Co., VA. Smith was born circa 1758.

In John Salisbury's will on 26 January 1789 in Accomack Co., VA, Sally was named as an heir. It was proved 28 April 1795 (Wills & Administrations p 425).

On 30 August 1831 it was stated that Sally Salisbury was heir to Moses Salisbury who was a armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Revolutionary War (Soldiers and Sailors p 26).

+ 12 ii. Thomas Henry Salisbury was born circa 1770

13 iii. George Salisbury was born circa 1772. George Salisbury gave the surity for the marriage of Clement Bonnewell and Rachel Russell on 17 December 1800 (Turman p 35). On 30 August 1831 it was stated that George Salisbury was heir to Moses Salisbury who was a armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Revolutionary War (Soldiers and Sailors p 26).

George was mentioned by John Wise in his will dated 4 November 1811. It was proved 31 March 1812. (Miles & Miles Wills, p 619).

It reads in part:

"... To son John James my still at George Salisbury’s ..."

+ 14 iv. Robert Salisbury was born circa 1774

15 v. Margaret Salisbury was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1780. She married Mckeel Bonnewell on 30 July 1808 in Accomack Co., VA (Turman p 36). She died before 1820 Mckeel was born circa 1779. He second married Margaret Russell about 16 February 1820 in Accomack Co., VA (Turman, p 36).

Mckeel was listed as one of Asa Thomas Crockett nearest neighbors on the 1850 Census. (Scherzinger p 65) The census reads: "Asa Crockett sailor 27, Susan Crockett 25, George W. Crockett 5, Mary F. Crockett 3, Catherine Crockett 53."

On 30 August 1831 it was stated that Margaret Salisbury was heir to Moses Salisbury who was a armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Revolutionary War (Soldiers and Sailors p 26).

8. Joshua Salisbury (William, John) was born circa 1749. He married circa 1774

The name of his wife is unknown. She was born circa 1756.

Joshua was listed as the head of a family in the 1810 Census in Somerset Co, MD (Powell, p 31). The text reads: "Joshua Salisbury 1 male to 26, 1 male 45+, 3 females 0-10, 1 female to 16, 1 female to 45."

Joshua Salisbury had the following child:

+ 16 i. Ezekiel4 Salisbury was born circa 1770

Fourth Generation

9. Ezekiel Somers (Keziah Salisbury, William, John) was born circa 1757.

He married Nancy Roach circa 1777. Nancy was born in Somerset Co, MD on 2 January 1760 (Wright p 74). Nancy was the daughter of Jonathan Roach and Ebe Lawson. In Jonathan Roach's will on 7 March 1797 in Somerset Co, MD, Nancy was named as an heir. It was probated 23 November 1802 (Dryden, p 14).

Jonathan Roach mentions Ezekiel Somers in his will 23 November 1802 in Somerset Co, MD (p 14).

Ezekiel Somers and Nancy Roach had the following child:

17 i. Abraham Somers (Nottingham, Soldiers p 26; and Walcyzk, Deposition, p 17) was born in 1793 (Deposition, p 2). On 30 August 1831 It was stated that Abraham Somers was heir to Moses Salisbury who was a armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Revolutionary War (Soldiers and Sailors p 26).

10. Abraham Somers (Keziah Salisbury, William, John) was born circa 1770 (Dryden, Ruth T. Census, p 209).

He married Jemima Tyler circa 1794. Jemima was born in Somerset Co, MD on 15 January 1776. Jemima was the daughter of Thomas Tyler and Jemima Cullen. In Thomas Tyler's will on 9 May 1812 in Somerset Co, MD, Jemima was named as an heir. It was probated 23 May 1812. (Dryden p 40).

He witnessed the will of Jonathan Roach on 7 March 1797 in Somerset Co, MD. it was proved 23 November 1802 (Dryden p 14). On 30 August 1831 it was stated that Abraham Somers was heir to Moses Salisbury who was a armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Revolutionary War (Soldiers and Sailors p 26).

Abraham was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census in Somerset Co, MD (Dryden 1850 p 98). An abstract reads "Abraham Somers 80 farmer, Benjamin 45, Michael 37, Jemima Wilson 22."

Abraham Somers and Jemima Tyler had the following children:

18 i. Elizabeth Somers was born in Somerset Co, MD circa 1795.

+ 19 ii. Sally Somers was born circa 1800

20 iii. Benjamin Somers was born in Somerset Co, MD circa 1805. Benjamin was listed in the household of Abraham Somers on the 1850 Census in Somerset Co, MD. (98). An abstract reads "Abraham Somers 80 farmer, Benjamin 45, Michael 37, Jemima Wilson 22."

21 iv. Michael Somers was born in Somerset Co, MD on 12 May 1812. Michael died on 5 October 1899. Michael was listed in the household of Abraham Somers of on the 1850 Census in Somerset Co, MD (98).

Michael Somers was the administrator of the estate of George L. Evans on 2 May 1865 in Somerset Co, MD (Miller p 13). Michael Somers was the administrator of the estate; distribution was made to widow Nelly, sons David, Major, George, and dec'd. son Severn's heirs, and daughters Sinah Crockett, Mary Crockett, Zipporah Marshall, Rachel Evans, Nelly Prewett, Eliza Bradshaw, and Sally Prewett.

12. Thomas Henry Salisbury (John, William, John) was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1770. Thomas died before 31 July 1815. He married Sally Topping about 26 November 1791 in Accomack Co., VA. Banns of marriage were obtained (Turman, p 245). The record reads: "Thomas Salisberry and Sally Topping 26 November 1791."

Thomas Salisbury was listed in the 1810 census but not the 1820 census where his wife was named head of household.

Sally was born circa 1773. In Thomas Henry Salisbury's will on 16 March 1815 in Accomack Co., VA, Sally was named as an heir. It was probated 31 July 1815 (Wills, 1814-1816:248).

Sally was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census in Accomack Co., VA (1800, 1810, 1820, p 147). The text reads: "Sally Salisbury 1 male 10-16, 1 male 16-18, 2 males 16-26, 1 female 45+." Sally was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census in Accomack Co., VA (Powell, 1830, p 82). The text reads: "Sally Salisbury 1 male 5-10, 1 male 20-30, 1 male 30-40, 2 female 30-40, 1 female 60-70."

Thomas registered to pay taxes on the 1787 Personal Property Tax List in Accomack Co., VA (Yantis & Love, p 101). The tax list states: "Thomas Soulsbury, John Soulsbury charged with the tax. Notes - hospital."

John Salisbury's will, Thomas was named by John to handle his estate on 26 January 1789 in Accomack Co., VA. The will was proved 28 April 1795 (Wills & Administrations p 425).

Thomas was listed as the head of a family on the 1800 Census in Accomack Co., VA (1800, 1810, 1820 p 38). The text reads: "Thomas Salisbury 1 male 0-10, 1 male 26-45, 2 females 0-10, 1 female 16-26, 1 female 26-45." Thomas was listed as the head of a family in the 1810 census in Accomack Co., VA (p 88). The text reads: "Thomas Saulsbury 3 males 0-10, 1 male to 26, 1 male 45+, 2 females to 16, 1 female 45+."

Thomas made a will on 16 March 1815 in Accomack Co., VA. It was probated 31 July 1815 (Wills, 1814-1816:248).

An abstract reads:

"lend to wife Sally Salisbury the whole of my property during her life or widowhood. To son Coleburn Salisbury, L5 current money of Virginia. To son Henry L4. After the demise of wife Sally, or marriage the whole of my property be equally divided between my 5 children; Caty Mister, Nancy Salisbury, John Salisbury, Henry Salisbury and Coleburn Salisbury. Witt: George D. Wise, William Mister, Edmund Garrison, Prob: Hillery Stringer, & John Custis securities. "

Thomas Henry Salisbury and Sally Topping had the following children:

+ 22 i. Catherine Salisbury was born in 1788

23 ii. Coleburn Salisbury was born in 1795 (Death Register p 136 ). Coleburn died on 14 November 1875. In Thomas Henry Salisbury's will on 16 March 1815 in Accomack Co., VA, Coleburn was named as an heir. It was proved 31 July 1815 (Wills, 1814-1816 p 248).

Coleburn Salisbury gave the surity for the marriage of John M. Mister and Lovey Mason on 28 May 1827 (Turman p 204). The record reads "28 May 1827 John Mister of William to marry Lovea Mason of Middleton, Colbourn Salisbury and Middleton Mason surity."

On 30 August 1831 it was stated that Coleburn Salisbury was heir to Moses Salisbury who was a armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Revolutionary War (Soldiers and Sailors p 26).

Coleburn was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census in Accomack Co., VA (Powell, 1840 p 84). The text reads: "Coleburn Salisbury 1 male 10-15, 1 male 30-40, 1 male 50-60, 1 female 40-50. 1 female 50-60, 1 female 60-70."

Coleburn was listed in the household of Edward Charles Mister on the 1850 Census in Accomack Co., VA (Scherzinger, p 72). An abstract reads: "Edward C. Mister sailor 22, Coleburn Salisbury farmer 46, William Mister 3, Betsy Parks 35."

Coleburn was listed in the household of Joshua Thomas Spence on the 1870 Census in Accomack Co., VA. (1870 Census). An abstract reads: "Joshua Spence age 45, sailor, Rachel age 40, Margaret age 18, George age 15, sailor, Joshua age 12, Coleburn age 8, Andrew age 6, Griffith A. age 4, Mitchel age 8/12, Colburn Salisbury age 75 farm laborer."

24 iii. Nancy Salisbury was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1796. She married an Levin Savage about 24 December 1814 in Accomack Co., VA.

In Thomas Henry Salisbury's will on 16 March 1815 in Accomack Co., VA, Nancy was named as an heir. It was proved 31 July 1815 (Wills, 1814-1816:248). William Mister, Edmund Garrison, Prob: Hillery Stringer, & John Custis securities.

On 30 August 1831 it was stated that Nancy Salisbury was heir to Moses Salisbury who was a armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Revolutionary War (Soldiers and Sailors p 26).

+ 25 v. John Salisbury was born 14 October 1797

26 iv. Henry Salisbury was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1798. Henry died before August 1831 (Nottingham, Soldiers, p 26).

In Thomas Henry Salisbury's will on 16 March 1815 in Accomack Co., VA, Henry was named as an heir. It was probated 31 July 1815 (Wills, 1814-1816:248).

14. Robert Salisbury (John, William, John) was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1774.

He married Keziah circa 1801. Her maiden name is unknown. Keziah, was born circa 1783. Robert was mentioned by John Wise in the codicil to his will dated 21 March 1812. The will was proved 31 March 1812. (Miles & Miles Wills, p 618).

It reads in part:

"Materials, including bricks made on Gutridge, which I have collected for building to be sold except what is necessary for building of a comfortable house on the plantation I bought from William Wise where Robert Salisbury now lives..."

Keziah, was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census in Accomack Co., VA (Powell 1830, p 82). the text reads: "Keziah Salisbury 2 males 20-30, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 15-20, 1 female 20-30, 1 female 40-50."

Robert was listed as the head of a family in the 1810 Census in Accomack Co., VA (Powell, 1800, 1810, 1820, p 88). The text reads: "Robert Saulsbury 3 males 0-10, 1 male to 26, 1 male to 45, 1 females to 16, 2 females to 26."

Robert was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census in Accomack Co., VA (147). The text reads: "Robert Salisbury 1 male 10-16, 1 male 16-18, 2 males 18-26, 2 males 26-45, 2 females 10-16, 1 female 26-45."

Robert died before 1830 when is wife Keziah is listed as head of household.

Robert Salisbury and Keziah his had the following children:

27 i. Robert Salisbury was born circa 1802. On 30 August 1831 it was stated that Robert Salisbury was heir to Moses Salisbury who was a armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Revolutionary War (Soldiers and Sailors p 26).

28 ii. George C. Salisbury was born circa 1804. On 30 August 1831 it was stated that George C. Salisbury was heir to Moses Salisbury who was a armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Revolutionary War (26).

29 iii. William Salisbury was born circa 1809. On 30 August 1831 it was stated that William Salisbury was heir to Moses Salisbury who was a armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Revolutionary War (26).

30 iv. Mary Salisbury was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1815 (Crowson & Hite, p 212). On 30 August 1831 it was stated that Mary Salisbury was heir to Moses Salisbury who was a armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Revolutionary War (26).

Mary was listed in the household of McKeel Budd on the 1850 Census in Accomack Co., VA (Scherzinger, p 76). An abstract reads: "McKell Budd Jr. sailor, 35, Eliza 29, Robert 5, George 9/12, Mary Salisbury 45."

+ 31 v. Eliza Salisbury was born circa 1824

32 vi. Cassey Salisbury was born circa 1825. On 30 August 1831 it was stated that Cassey Salisbury was heir to Moses Salisbury who was a armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Revolutionary War (Soldiers and Sailors p 26).

16. Ezekiel Salisbury (Joshua, William, John) was born circa 1770.

He married [-----] Riggin circa 1803. Her first name is unknown. She was born circa 1783.

Ezekiel was listed as the head of a family in the 1810 Census in Somerset Co, MD (Powell 1810, 1820 & 1840 Census, p 31). The text reads: "Ezekiel Salisbury 1 male 0-10, 1 male to 45, 1 female to 45." Ezekiel was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census in Somerset Co, MD (p 70). The text reads: "Ezekiel Salisbury 1 male 16-18, 1 male 18-26, 1 male 45+ 1 female 45+."

Ezekiel Salisbury and his wife had the following children:

33 i. Elisha Salisbury was born circa 1795. He married Amelia Somers about 19 October 1816 in Accomack Co., VA. a bond was obtained (Turman p 245). The bond reads: "Elisha Salisbury and Amanda Somers of Milly 19 October 1816, Reuben Somers surity." Amelia was born in Somerset Co, MD circa 1798.

Elisha was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census in Somerset Co, MD (Powell 1810, 1820 & 1840 Census, 72). The text reads: "Elisha Salisbury 1 male 0-10, 1 male 26-45, 1 female 0-10, 1 female 26-45."

On 30 August 1831 it was stated that Elisha Salisbury was heir to Moses Salisbury who was a armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Revolutionary War (Soldiers and Sailors p 26).

Elisha was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census in Somerset Co, MD (Powell, 1810, 1820 & 1840 Census p 156). The text reads: "Elisha Salisbury 1 male 20-30, 1 male 40-50, 1 female 20-30, 1 female 40-50."

34 ii. Betsy Salisbury was born circa 1813. On 30 August 1831 it was stated that Betsy Salisbury was heir to Moses Salisbury who was a armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Revolutionary War (Soldiers and Sailors p 26).

35 iii. James Salisbury was born circa 1815. On 30 August 1831 it was stated that James Salisbury was heir to Moses Salisbury who was a armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Revolutionary War (Soldiers and Sailors p 26).

Fifth Generation

19. Sally Somers (Abraham, Keziah Salisbury, William, John) was born circa 1800.

She married John Wilson. John was born in Somerset Co, MD circa 1792.

Sally Somers and John Wilson had the following children:

36 i. Elizabeth Wilson was born in Somerset Co, MD circa 1823.

37 ii. James Wilson was born in Somerset Co, MD circa 1825.

38 iii. Jemima Wilson was born in Somerset Co, MD circa 1828. Jemima was listed in the household of Abraham Somers on the 1850 Census in Somerset Co, MD. Dryden 1850 Census p 98). An abstract reads "Abraham Somers 80 farmer, Benjamin 45, Michael 37, Jemima Wilson 22."

39 iv. Jane Wilson was born in Somerset Co, MD circa 1832.

40 v. Mary Ann Wilson was born in Somerset Co, MD circa 1834.

22. Catherine Salisbury (Thomas Henry, John, William, John) was born in Accomack Co., VA in 1788. Catherine died on 10 July 1871 (Death Register p 111). The record reads: "Mister, Catherine, died 10 July 1871 in Pungoteague, 83 years, single, Mister, David R., son gave info."

She was buried in the Saulsbury Plot at Chesconnessex. Her stone reads: Catherine Mister, wife of James Mister, died July 27, 1871, aged 83." 

She married James F. Mister about 5 February 1812 in Accomack Co., VA (Turman p 204). James was born circa 1780. James was the son of John Mister. He had first married Rachel Mason about 21 October 1803 in Accomack Co., VA (p 204). The bond reads: "James Mister and Rachel Mason 21 October 1803, Robert Saulsbury surity."

James was listed as the head of a family in the 1810 Census in Accomack Co., VA (1800, 1810, 1820, p 82). James Mister: 4 males 0-10, 1 male to 26, 1 female 0-10, 1 female to 26.

In Benjamin Mister's will on 3 April 1823 in Accomack Co., VA, James was named as an heir. It was probated (Wills 1824-1825:60).

Last Will and Testament of Benjamin Mister

"In the name of God Amen I Benajmin Mister do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following

To wit Imprimis it is my will and desire that after my decease all my Estate real and personal should be sold and my just paid out of the proceeds there of

Item after the payment of my debts it is my wish and desire that the remainder of the proceeds of my Estate real and personal be equally divided between James F. Mister, George Sharply and Famey Sharod daughter of Thomas Sharod

Lastly I constitute and appoint William S. Martin Exec. to this my last will whereby I revoke all other wills made my me. Witness my hand and seal this third day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty three."

Benjamin Mister

His Mark

Witness

Eliza Wise Jno. C. Wise Jno. L. Wise

At a court held for Accomack County on the 30th day of August 1824 this last will and testament of Benjamin Mister decd was proved by the oaths of John C. Wise and John L. Wise witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded and on the motion of William S. Martin the Executor therein named taking oath and giving bond according to Law in the of $500 with James Walker and William F. Savage securities thereto a certificate is granted to him for a probate thereof in

Richard D. Bayly clk

James was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census in Accomack Co., VA (Powell 1830 p 66). James Mister: 1 male 0-5, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 50-60, 1 female 0-5, 1 female 15-20, 1 female 20-30.

James was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census in Accomack Co., VA (1840, p 70). James Mister: 1 male 0-5, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 20-30, 1 male 40-50, 1 female 15-20, 1 female 20-30, 1 female 40-50, 1 female 80-90.

In Thomas Henry Salisbury's will on 16 March 1815 in Accomack Co., VA, Catherine was named as an heir. It was probated 31 July 1815 (Wills 1814-1816:248).

On 30 August 1831 it was stated that Catherine Salisbury was heir to Moses Salisbury who was a armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Revolutionary War (Soldiers and Sailors, p 26). ).

Catherine Salisbury and James F. Mister had the following children:

+ 41 i. Edward Charles6 Mister was born on 4 January 1824

42 ii. David R. Mister was born in Accomack Co., VA on 24 January 1835 (Mihalyka, Jean M., Graven Stones p 56). David died on 10 February 1915 (56).

26. John Salisbury (Thomas Henry, John, William, John) was born in Accomack Co., VA on 11 October 1797, He died on 11 January 1881. He was buried at the Saulsbury Plot, Chesconnesses VA.

He married Mary Crosley about 15 July 1846 in Accomack Co., VA (Turman p 245). Mary was born in Accomack Co., VA 12 July 1826. She died on 5 July 1877. (See the Saulsbury Plot.) 

Mary was the daughter of George Crosley and Bridget Mason. Her death was listed in the Death Register (Death Register p 136). The record reads: "Mary S. Saulsbury 5 July 1877 of cancer, 49 years old c/o George and Carloine Crosley, husband gave info."

Mary was listed in the household of John Salisbury on the 1850 Census in Accomack Co., VA (Scherzinger p 108). An abstract reads: "John Salisburry, sailor 50, Mary 25, Henry 3, Thomas 2, John 1/12."

In George Crosley's will on 13 May 1854 in Accomack Co., VA, Mary was named as an heir. It was proved 28 November 1859 (Wills p 302).

An abstract of the will reads:

"To my son James $400.00. To my son Samuel 6 cents and no more. Residue of estate shall be divided between my son Thomas Crosley (1/4 part), my daughters Elizabeth Crosley (1/4 part) and Mary Salisbury (1/4 part), wife of John Salisbury and my 2 grandchildren Margaret (1/8 part) and Thomas Crosley (1/8 part), children of my son Henry Crosley. To my daughter Mary Salisbury..... To my grandson John Salisbury (son of John and Mary Salisbury).... My friend Edward B. Walples extr. Witt: William Riley, Edw. L. East, and Edw Waples. Prob. Benjamin T. Gunter and Tully A. T. Joynes."

Mary was listed in the household of John Salisbury in the 1860 Census in Accomack Co., VA (Crowson & Hite p 169). An abstract reads: "John Salisbury 60, Mary 33, Henry 14, Thomas 11, John 9, Salllie 6."

Although Mary's husband reported her mother as Caroline Crosley, it can be deduced by her father George's marriage, death and will that she was the daughter of George Crosley and Bridget Mason.

In Thomas Henry Salisbury's will on 16 March 1815 in Accomack Co., VA, John was named as an heir. It was probated 31 July 1815 (Wills 1814-1816 p 248).

On 30 August 1831 it was stated that John Salisbury was heir to Moses Salisbury who was a armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Revolutionary War (Soldiers and Sailors p 26).

John was listed as one of Mitchell Evans's nearest neighbors on the 1850 Census in Somerset Co, MD. (Scherzinger p 108). The abstract reads "Mitchell Evans mariner 30, Rebecca Evans 30, John Evans 10, Nancy Evans 9, Julia A. Evans 6, Mary Evans 4, Jesse Evans 3, Samuel Evans 2, Severn Evans 6/12, Racheal Dorothy 60."

John was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census in Accomack Co., VA (Scherzinger p 108). An abstract reads: "John Salisburry, sailor 50, Mary 25, Henry 3, Thomas 2, John 1/12."

John was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census in Accomack Co., VA (Crowson & Hite p 169). An abstract reads: "John Salisbury 60, Mary 33, Henry 14, Thomas 11, John 9, Salllie 6."

John was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census in Accomack Co., VA Locust Mt. HH1010 Fly1049 (1870, Census). the census reads: "John Salisbury 75 farming, Mary 44 keeping house, Henry 25 sailor, Thomas 23 sailor, Sally 18, Emily 5."

John Salisbury and Mary Crosley had the following children:

43 i. Henry Salisbury was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1847 (Scherzinger p 108). Henry was listed in the household of John Salisbury on the 1850 Census in Accomack Co., VA (Scherzinger p 108).

Henry was listed in the household of John Salisbury in the 1860 Census in Accomack Co., VA (Crowson & Hite, Accomack 1860 Census, p 169).

Henry was listed in the household of John Salisbury on the 1870 Census in Accomack Co., VA (1870, Census).

He married Mary Justice on 16 December 1875. (Miles, & Miles p 287). The record reads: Henry Saulbury, 28 Single, farmer, born in Accomack, living in Accomack, son of John and Mary to Mary S. Justice, 29 Single, born in Accomack, living in Accomack, daughter of Emily, on 15 December 1875 at Chesconnessex, by J. H. Amiss, certificate returned 4 April 1877.

44 ii. Thomas Salisbury was born in Accomack Co., VA on 1 October 1848.Thomas died 12 February 1877 (Death Register p 136). The record reads "Thomas Salisbury, drowned, 12 February 1877, 28 years old, c/o John and Mary, father gave info." He was buried at the Saulsbury Plot,  Chesconnessex, VA.

Thomas was listed in the household of John Salisbury on the 1850 Census in Accomack Co., VA (p 108). Thomas was listed in the household of John Salisbury in the 1860 Census in Accomack Co., VA (Crowson & Hite p 169).

45 iii. John Salisbury was born in Accomack Co., VA on 22 June 1850. He died on 19 August 1863. He was buried in the Saulsbury Plot, Chesconnessex, VA. His stone reads: "John J., son John and Mary S. Saulsbury, born 22 June 1850, died 19 August 1863." 

John was listed in the household of John Salisbury on the 1850 Census in Accomack Co., VA (Scherzinger p 108).

In George Crosley's will on 13 May 1854 in Accomack Co., VA, John was named as an heir. It was proved 28 November 1859 (Wills 1846-1882 p 302).

John was listed in the household of John Salisbury in the 1860 Census in Accomack Co., VA (Crowson & Hite p 169).

46 iv. Sallie Salisbury was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1854. In 1875 she married Thomas D. Scott, the son of Major and Mahala Scott. (Miles, & Miles, Moody K. III, p 294). Sallie was listed in the household of John Salisbury in the 1860 Census in Accomack Co., VA (p 169).

Sallie was listed in the household of John Salisbury on the 1870 Census in Accomack Co., VA (1870, Census).

47 v. Charles Salisbury was born in Accomack Co., VA in 14 May 1857 (Accomack Deaths, 1853-1896). Charles died on 22 December 1860 His death was reorded in the Death register (Accomack Deaths, 1853-1896). The record reads: "Charles Salsbury, 20 December 1859, 2 years 8 months c/o John and Mary, father gave info."

He was buried at the Saulsbury Plot, Chesconnessex, VA. His stone reads: "Charley E., son of John and Mary Saulsbury, born 14 May 1857, died 22 December 1860."

48 vi. On 25 April 1860 John and Mary had a baby girl. She died 5 days later. (Death Register p 111). The Death register reads: "Salisbury, None, W/f, 1 May 1860, Acc, unk., 5da c/o John & Mary, b. Acc. Father g/info."

49 vi. Emily Susan Salisbury was born in Accomack Co., VA in 1862 (Walczyk, Cokesbury Baptisms, p 8). On 22 November 1865 she was baptized a Methodist in Accomack Co., VA (p 8). The record states: "Emily Susan Saulisbury, child of John and Mary Saulisbury, 3 years old, was baptized by Rev. L. Tillow."

Emily was listed in the household of John Salisbury on the 1870 Census in Accomack Co., VA (1870, Census).

31. Eliza Salisbury (Robert, John, William, John) was born circa 1824. She married

McKeel Budd about 12 June 1845 in Accomack Co., VA. (Turman, p 43). McKeel was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1818 The record reads: "Mc Keel Budd to marry Eliza Salisbury."

McKeel was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census in Accomack Co., VA (Scherzinger p 76). An abstract reads: "McKell Budd Jr. sailor, 35, Eliza 29, Robert 5, George 9/12, Mary Salisbury 45."

On 30 August 1831 it was stated that Eliza Salisbury was heir to Moses Salisbury who was a armorer in the Virginia Navy in the Revolutionary War (Soldiers and Sailors p 26).

Eliza was listed in the household of McKeel Budd on the 1850 Census in Accomack Co., VA (Scherzinger p 76). An abstract reads: "McKell Budd Jr. sailor, 35, Eliza 29, Robert 5, George 9/12, Mary Salisbury 45."

Eliza Salisbury and McKeel Budd had the following children:

50 i. Robert Budd was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1845 (Scherzinger p 76). Robert was listed in the household of McKeel Budd on the 1850 Census in Accomack Co., VA (Scherzinger p 76).

51 ii. George Budd was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1849 (p 76). George was listed in the household of McKeel Budd on the 1850 Census in Accomack Co., VA (76).

+ 52 iii. Keziah Budd was born on 16 August 1855

Sixth Generation

41. Edward Charles Mister (Catherine Salisbury, Thomas Henry, John, William, John) was born in Accomack Co., VA on 4 January 1824. Edward died on 23 December 1910. Interment was in Onancock Cemetery, Onancock VA (Graven Stones p 195). 

He married Sarah James Mears about 11 September 1850 in Accomack Co., VA. (Turman p 204). Sarah was born on 1 March 1835. Sarah died 15 Apr 1914. (Graven Stones p 195). Interment was in Onancock Cemetery. SEE: 

Edward was listed as one of Joshua Thomas Spence of Elijah's nearest neighbors on the 1870 Census in Accomack Co., VA (1870 Census), The census reads: "Joshua Spence age 45, sailor, Rachel age 40, Margaret age 18, George age 15, sailor, Joshua age 12, Coleburn age 8, Andrew age 6, Griffith A. age 4, Mitchel age 8/12, Colburn Salisbury age 75 farm laborer."

Edward was listed as one of Mitchell Evans of Peter's nearest neighbors on the 1870 Census (1870, Census). The census reads: "HH958 Fly994 Thomas Grey age 45, farming, Sally Grey age 40, Annie Grey age 8, Polly Grey age 6, Sally Grey age 4, Gertrude Grey age 2, Levin Mason age 24 sailor, Molly Mason age 18. Fly 995 Michel Evans age 45 farming, Adeline Evans age 40, Samuel Ames age 55 black sailor, Susan Ames age 30 domestic servant.

Edward was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census in Accomack Co., VA in HH657 (1870 Census).

Edward Charles Mister and Sarah James Mears had the following children:

53 i. Margaret A. Mister was born circa 1850. Margaret was listed in the household of John W. Marsh on the 1870 Census in Accomack Co., VA (1870, Census). The census reads: "Marsh, John W. age 42, Farmer, Real Estate $10,000.00, Personal Property $5,000.00, Margaret A. age 35, Trifina 15, John R. 13, George F. 11, Walter H. 8, Edward W. 2, Mister, Margaret A. age 19, housekeeping, Carmine, George E., 16, farm laborer, Bayly, Martha 16, Black, domestic servant, Sneed John E. 25, farm laborer."

54 ii. Emily J. Mister was born circa 1854. She married William T. Kellam on 20 September 1874 in Accomack Co., VA. (Miles & Miles p 194). William was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1861. The record reads: "William T. Kellam 23 single, Sailor, born in Accomack, living in Accomack,, son of Revel R. And Elizabeth to Emily J. Miaster, 20 single, born in Accomack, living in Accomack, daughter of Edward C. Mister on 20 September 1874."

55 iii. Virginia "Jennie" Mister was born in Accomack Co., VA in December1856 (Accomack Co. Births, 1853-1896). She married John W. Evans. on 1 January 1874 in Accomack Co., VA (Miles & Miles p 133). John was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1854. John was the son of George W. Evans and Nelly Evans.

56 iv. Melissa S. Mister born on 21 September 1857. Melissa died 2 June 1937 (Graven Images p 162). She was buried as Melissa Sarah Marsh at St. Georges Episcopal ChurchCemetery in Pungoteague.

She married Charles William Marsh about 21 April 1880. (Miles & Miles p 218). The record reads: "Charles W. Marsh, son of William W. and Alice Marsh, born in Somerset Coutny MD, age 19 to marry Malissa Mister, daughter of Edward and Sarah Mister, born in Accomack, age 23."

Charles was born at King Richard's Garden (now the Wildlife Refuge), Smith's Island, MD on 27 February 1861 (Graven Stones p 162). Charles was the son of William Walter Marsh and Alsey Ann Evans. Charles died on 8 September 1899. He was buried at St. Georges Episcopal Church Cemetery Pungoteague, VA .

Charles was listed in the household of William Walter Marsh in the 1860 Census in Somerset Co, MD (Barnes Somerset 1860 Census p 101 ). The census reads: "SI1997 Walter Marsh 25, sailor, Alica 19, Matilda 4, William 4."

Charles was listed in the household of William Walter Marsh on the 1870 Census in Somerset Co, MD (Barnes Somerset 1870 Census109). The census reads: "Marsh, William W. 33 sailor, Ailseann 28, Matilda C. 13, Chalres W. 12, Elijah W. 7, Mary E. 5, George P. 3, Harriet E. 7mo."

For a number of years he was engaged in the oyster business, operating several pungies and the schooner "J. Calhoon Johnson," which he commanded, dredging, buying and selling oysters in the winter and during the summer "running potatoes" to Baltimore from eastern shore creeks and or operating menhaden fishing fleets. He was for several years during the 1890's engaged in the merchantile business at Harborton. He was one of the original trustees of the Harborton Methodist Church. He was drowned in the Chesapeake Bay; his body is buried in St. George's Cemetery Pungoteague. (Hack’s Neck p 167).

57 v. Rachel Mister was born circa 1860.

58 vi. Mary E. C. Mister was born in Accomack Co., VA on 26 September 1865. Mary died 8 Aug 1887.

59 vii. Edward Mister was born circa 1868.

60 viii. Arthur David Mister was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1869. He married Maggie J. Evans on 9 November 1893 in Accomack Co., VA (Miles & Miles p 244). Maggie was born in Accomack Co., VA on 6 June 1879 (Walczyk, Cokesbury Baptisms p 17). Maggie was the daughter of John E. Evans and Triphenia A. Marsh. On 2 September 1879 she was baptized Methodist in Accomack Co., VA in Accomack (17).

61 ix. C. E. Mister was born circa 1872.

62 x. Severn J. Mister was born circa 1874. He married Lula Stant on 6 February 1895 in Accomack Co., VA (Miles & Miles p 244). Lula was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1876.

52. Keziah Budd (Eliza Salisbury, Robert, John, William, John) was born on 16 August 1855 (Graven Stones p 89). Keziah died on 13 August 1921.

She married John W. Evans about 1 May 1878 Miles & Miles p 131) The record reads: "John W. Evans age 25, son of Denard and Sarah Evans to marry Kessy Budd age 23 daughter of Mc Kelly and Eliza Budd." John was born in 1848. John was the son of Denard Evans and Sally Parrimore.

John died 1941 (Graven Stones p 89). John was listed in the household of Denard Evans in the 1860 Census in Accomack Co., VA (Crowson & Hite p 304) The abstract reads "Denard Evans 26, sailor, Sally Evans 34, John Evans, 10, Margaret Evans, 6, Denard Evans, 3, Sophy Evans 2/12."

John was listed in the household of Denard Evans on the 1870 Census in Somerset Co, MD.(Barnes 1870 Census p 19). Denard Evans, 46, sailor, Sally Evans, 44, John W. Evans, 19, sailor, Lee T. Evans, 17, sailor, Margaret Evans 16, Denard W. Evans, 13, Lewis A. Evans, 7, Sophie M. Evans, 4, Martha E. Evans, 1.

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