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DESCENDANTS OF ADAM SHERWELL/SHERRILL


by Jane A. Leavell

I've tried to delete all the descendants of Perkins or Lollar, since they are listed on this site in the histories of those families (and it was such a pain in the buttocks to delete several hundred pages that I won't be updating this history very often (if ever)--contact me to see if I have more data). Use the site search engine on my home page to locate specific people. Remember the family used different spellings--Sherrell, Sherrile, Sherwell, and so on. Good luck, and happy hunting!

Generation No. 1

1. ADAM SHERWELL died Abt. 1669 in Ermington, Devonshire, England. He married MARYE ? July 16, 1632.

Children of ADAM SHERWELL and MARYE ? are:
2.....i.....WILLIAM SHERRILL, b. June 07, 1635, Ermington, Devon, England; d. April 25, 1719, East Hampton, Queens, New York.
.....ii.....HONOUR SHERRILL, b. June 30, 1639.
.....iii.....MARYE SHERRILL, b. July 09, 1643.

Generation No. 2

2. WILLIAM SHERRILL (ADAM SHERWELL) was born June 07, 1635 in Ermington, Devon, England, and died April 25, 1719 in East Hampton, Queens, New York. (I don't believe the New York bit. I think someone made that up to connect him with the Samuel Sherrill line from NY, who doesn't appear to be related to this line. It's more likely that this William died in Devon. Karen Spencer says people have confused the death date of Shipwreck Sam (25 April 1719) with the the correct death date for William, 1 June 1687 Ermington Parish, Devon, England. See her posting on Genforum.) He allegedly married MARGERY UPRIGHT (sometimes listed as Mary) Abt. 1658 in Ermington, Devon, England. She was born August 09, 1635 in Modbury, Devon, England, and died November 09, 1693 in Ermington, Devon, England.

Notes for MARGERY UPRIGHT:
Margery Upright
__Christening: 9 Aug 1635
__Modbury, Devon, England
__Father: Richard Upright
__Mother: Elizabeth
__Parish register transcripts, 1553-1837 Church of England. Parish Church of Modbury

Elizabeth Pulliblanke
__Christening: 20 Jan 1603
__Modbury, Devon, England
__Father: Phillip Pulliblanke
__Mother: Grace
__Parish register transcripts, 1553-1837 Church of England. Parish Church of Modbury

Richad Upright
__Marriage: 27 Oct 1634
__Elizabeth Pulliblank
__Holbeton, Devon, England
__Transcripts of parish registers and Bishop's transcripts, 1620-1850 Church of England. Parish Church of Holbeton (Devon)

Children of WILLIAM SHERRILL and MARGERY UPRIGHT are:
.....i.....ELIZABETH SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1659, Ermington, Devonshire, England. Christening: Dec. 30, 1659 in Ermington, Devon, England
.....ii.....ANNA SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1661, Ermington, Devonshire, England. Christening: April 16, 1661 in Ermington, Devon, England
3.....iii.....WILLIAM SHERRILL, b. November 16, 1666, Ermington Parish, Devon, England; d. April 25, 1719, Cecil County, Maryland.
.....iv.....ADAM SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1672.
.....v.....DEWENCE SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1676.

Generation No. 3

3. WILLIAM SHERRILL (WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born November 16, 1666 in Ermington Parish, Devon, England. He married MARGARET RUDISIL abt. 1690 in Rowan, North Carolina. She was born 1659 in Cecil County, Maryland, and died 1705. A web page at http://history.loftinnc.com/Sherrill_William_1666.htm says "William married Margarette Rudisil 11 May 1693. Margarette was born 21 Nov 1675 in Cecil County, Maryland. She was the daughter of Elias Reutzel and Gertraud Kaiser." MY SHERRILL STORY says "William1 Sherwell, a weaver by trade, (b. abt 1667 in Devon) was a prisoner headed for the cotton fields Barbados but was put ashore in the Maryland colony about 1690 or a little later. He settled at first in Cecil County and later in Lancaster/Chester County, Pennsylvania, a little further up the Susquehanna River. This is William, the Conestoga Trader whose son was Adam, the Pioneer."

Notes for WILLIAM SHERRILL:
Linda Goda, 12/30/98 (mgodalpm at aol.com) on GenForum says:
.....I don't have any info on Elizabeth Parsons. I show Adam Sherwell, b. in England, d. bef. 1667 in england, m. Mary unknown on July 13, 1632 as the parents of William Sherrill, b. 1639/40. Siblings of William were: Honor Sherwill, b. abt. 1635 and Mary Sherwill, b. abt. 1635.
.....I show the parents of Adam Sherwell as William Sherewell, b. ?, d. Nov. 12, 1638 in England, m.Johane Stisson, b. 1607.
.....As to whether Samuel and William were related I don't know. Some researchers believe them to be cousins. Somehow I am wondering is perhaps they aren't one and the same person. Perhaps William Samuel or Samuel William and records have become confused down over time. It seems strange that all the information of birth and death dates is exactly the same for the two. Also William Sherwill has a wife of Margaret Upright and Adam has a wife of Margaret Elizabeth Parson. Again could this be the same person; perhaps she was married before.
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.....To quote a few lines from the recent published of Mary La Jean Davis Sherrill of Denton, Texas....."In 1932, one of the better-known Sherrill genealogies was published. It was the genalogy of one Samuel Sherrill who was ship-wrecked off Long Island, where he was seen by Margarette Parsons, who later became his wife. Many genealogists of William Sherrill, the Conestoga fur trader, contend William was his son as well as Recompense and Samuel Jr., but no proof has ever been found. Many descendants have accepted another Samuel Sherrill as the "founding father," but this too has yet to be proven."
.....There is another claim that his parents were William Sherrill and Margaret Upright Gregory
.....William Sherrill is the earliest known ancestor of this family. The first four children listed are known children, the remaining are found associated with him but relationship not established. William Sherrill Sr. was born some time between 1670 and 1680, although his birthplace is not known. He was known as the "Indian Trader" and the "Conestoga Trader". In 1702 he bought 150 acres called "Price's Forest" in Cecil County, Maryland, from William Price and his wife. He was in Conestoga, Pennsylvania between 1710 and 1726, where he and his sons William and Adam were taxpayers and English inhabitants. He returned to Maryland and purchased from Thomas Jacobs land called "Three Partners" but continued to pay taxes in Pennsylvania. On December 30, 1725, William Sherrill Sr. gave 100 acres of "Three Partners" to his son Adam and his wife, Elizabeth. He gave the remaining half to his son William Sherrill Jr. and his wife, Margaret.
.....In 1746 these SHERRILLs were in Prince George County, Maryland. William Sherrill Sr. and his sons are said to have opened up the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia in the 1740's. They went to the Catawba River area in North Carolina in 1747, which is now known as SHERRILL'S FORD, Catawba county, North Carolina.
.....The children of William Sherrill Sr. are believed to be eight: Adam, William Jr., Margaret, Mary, John, Samuel, Rudil, and Avington. Source: Hardesty Family in America by Irma Hardesty Wesley, 1414 Lilac Rd, Charlotte, N.C. 28209. (Published 1981)
.....The children given for William are thought be have been his children but only three were named in his will. These four have been proven to be his children: Adam b. 1700, William Jr., Mary (married Perkins) and Margaret (Margery).
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.....William appears with Samuel, Adam, and Rudil Sherrill in the 1720 Conestoga Township in Lancaster County. Source: Carolina Cradle: Settlement of the North Carolina Frontier, 1747-1762, Robert W. Ramsey, 1964. (Rudil is apparently a misreading of Samuel.)
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.....This Indenture made ye Eighth day of March Anno Dom. 1702 and in ye first year of ye Reign of our sovereign Lady Anne by ye grace of god Queen of England vz Between Wm Price Senr. of Cecil County in ye province of Maryland planter and Margarett his wife of the one part and Wm Sherwell of ye same County and Province planter of ye other part witnesseth that ye said William Price and Margarett his wife for and in consideration of ye sum of three thousand pounds of Tob'o to them in hand paid by ye said William Sherwell ye receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge and thereof do acquitt and discharge ye said William Sherwell his heirs Ex's & Adm's forever by these presents have bargained and sold and by these presents do bargain and sell unto ye said Wm Sherwell his heris and assigns all that tract or parcell of land called Price Frorest Lying in ye aforesaid County & upon ye East side of Elk River as by ye patent hereof Relation being thereunto had ye meets and bounds thereof doo fully and at large appears with all rights profits comoditious appurtenances to ye same belonging or in anywise appertaining and ye Reversion & reversions remainder and remainders thereof To have and to hold ye before bargained land & premisses with ye appurtenances unto ye said Wm. Sherwell his heirs and assigns forever to and for ye onely use and behoof of ye said Wm Sherwell and and of his heirs and assigns forever In Witness whereof ye parties to these presents interchangebly throu hands and seals have sett ye day & years first above written.
Sealed and Delivered } Wm [hisWmark] Price [seal]
In Ye Pressence of } Margarett [herXmark} Price
[seal]
Edw'd Bonwicks, Thomas [T] Coe, Robert Moxey
In ye back of which deed was this endorsed bond
March ye 10th 1702 Then came into open Court ye within named Wm Price & acknowledged ye within deed to and for ye reas therein specified likewise came Margarett Price wife to ye said William Price and acknowledged ye said deed to ye said Wm Sherwell according to act of assembly in such casses
made & provided John Dowdall Clk Com Cecil
Recorded ye 19th day of March Anno Dom. 1702 Hn Jno Dowdall Clk
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Genforum posting 8/2002 by David Shirrell:
.....The earliest reference to William "the Conestoga Indian Fur trader" that I have seen from Pennsylvania dates from July 23, 1712 in the Minutes of the Provincial Council of Pennsylvania where it is written: "They added that one Sheerwill had lived amongest them [the Conestoga Indians] for two years without planting any corn; that notwithstanding he had still enough, furnishing himself by stealth; & that he had sometimes been taken in the fact, but that he had now left the place". This is taken from a list of the Conestoga Indian complaints to the Provincial Council of PA. This record can be found transcribed in the Pennsylvania Archives, Vol II, Colonial records, pp 578-580. Thus, this record would prove that William Sherwell was in PA by as late as 1710.
.....As a consequence of the Indian complaints, William Penn set up the first Indian reservation, Conestoga Manor, in America and gave the Indian traders grants of land south of Conestoga Manor. William "Sherrard"'s grant was dated November 25, 1716 (Minute Book H, See page 597 Early Pennsylvania Land Records by William Henry Egle). I have looked for a Indian Trader License for William Sherwell; but, I can find no PA Indian Trader Licenses for this time period. If one exists, then I would certainly be interested in obtaining a copy.
.....Earlier records than those in PA, for William Sherwell, exist in Cecil County, MD (land record 1702, debts listing and a MD Rent Roll Record from 1707). There has been some speculation about earlier references for a William Sherwell (various other spellings) being in MD prior to 1702 but no strong proof (in my opinion) exists whether these individuals were actually this William Sherwell. I have a posting for a William Shiel (& several other spellings), on this same web site, that has Cecil County MD land references from the 1690's placing this individual about 3 miles from the 1702 Cecil County (land record) farm site of William Sherwell. Was this individual in reality William Sherwell????
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.....William was granted 200 acres of land in Cecil County, Maryland on 16 Sept. 1720 called "Three Partners". William sold half of this tract to Adam on 13 Dec. 1725. William bought 150 acres called "Price's Forest".
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.....He and his sons Adam and William are credited with opening of the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia in the 1740's. William, Sr. and Jr. appear in the 1742 Augusta County, Virginia militia records.
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Posted by Linda Goda (mgodalpm at aol.com) on January 10, 1999 at 12:36:22:
In Reply to: Re: Samuel Sherrill 1640 posted by Jane Leavell on January 09, 1999 at 17:03:31:
Hi. I'm not sure this is what you want when you ask for my version of ancestery.
William Sherewell, b. ?, d. Nov. 12, 1638 in England, m. Johane Stisson.
Children:
Adam Sherwell, b. ?, m. June 13, 1632 to Mary unknown, d. bef. Feb. 1667 in england.
Children:
1. Honor Sherwill
2. Mary Sherwill
3. William Sherwill, b. 1639 in England, m. 1658 to Margarey Upright, d. 1719 in NY.
Chidren:
1. Elizabeth
2. William, Sr.
3. Anna
4. Adam
5. Dewence
The above William, Sr. is the William in question, William was born Nov. 16, 1666 in England, d. 1747 in TN, m. Margaret Rudisill. William, Sr. and Margaret Rudisill had 11 chidlren, Adam Sherrill being the 3rd.
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History of William Sherrill (Sherwill), the Conestoga Fur Trader, 16?? to 1725, and of his son Adam Sherrill, the North Carolina Pioneer, 1699 to 1772.
By: Wanda L. Clark, 1304 East Miami, McAlester, OK. 74501. Family History Library, SLC, call # US/CAN 929.273, Sh 57c. Genealogical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
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...William Sherrill, the Contestoga fur trader. William's daughter, also named Margaret, married in Baltimore County, Maryland, in St. George's Parish to Elisha Perkins Sr., December 1, 1718...
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...It is known that William Sherrill, the Conestoga fur trader's daughter, Margaret and her husband Elisha Perkins Sr. moved to land in what is now Berkeley County, West Virginia, on the Potomac River, across from Maryland. A large Dupont plant was located there in the twentieth century. Elisha Perkins Sr. left it, as his "manor place" to his son, Elisha Perkins Jr.(Will of Elisha Perkins Sr., Will Book 1, page 207, Orange County, Virginia, May 27, 1742). This area appears to have been part of Commonwealth of Virginia at that time. Known as the Shenandoah Valley, this point in time, around the 1742-1747, the names William, Adam, Abenton, Ute, Yont and Margaret Sherrill all appear in Augusta County, Virginia

(Abstracts from Records of Augusta County, VA., Vol. I, p. 414, Vol. II,
p.509). In 1748, tax delinquents listed in Augusta County, Virginia show Adam, Adam Jr., Samuel, William and Abraham Sherrill(Abstracts from Records of Augusta County, VA., Vol. I, p.414). (Could this last name be Abenton?).

In 1747, Adam, with his brother William, his nephew John Perkins, a son of Margaret's and Elisha Perkins and a bevy of Sherrills, with the John Robinsons, and probably his sister Mary and her husband Richard Perkins II, unless they came later, moved to the west side of the Catawba River in North Carolina...
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...William Sherrill and his son Adam Sherrill left many tracks in the early Maryland, as William's daughters Margaret and Mary Sherrill, both married sons of Richard Perkins, a Baltimore County barrel maker...It appears that intensive research needs to be done in Washington, Franklin, Prince George's, Baltimore, Charles and Cecil Counties, Maryland. The Sherrills appear to have been in all of them during the eighteenth century, and earlier...
(Page 28)...But for many years, the three William Sherrill's, all living, at some point in time, in the same year, gave genealogists much trouble, and confused many a descendant. William Sherrill, the Conestoga fur trader, had a son, William Sherrill Jr. William Sr.'s daughter, Margaret Sherrill Perkins had an illegitimate child known as William Sherrill. Adam Sherrill, also a son of the Conestoga fur trader, named his son William..
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...It was not until the 1900's that Christopher Hoomes(Holmes)will was found, establishing the Kentucky and later the Burke County, North Carolina William Sherrill as Hoomes son by Margery Sherrill alias Perkins. Robert Ramsey's "Carolina Cradle' has already established William Sherrill as a historical figure, in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, crediting him with opening up the Susequehanna Valley to settlement. Our first record of him in Lancaster County appears in 1712 where he is listed as an Indian Trader in Western Pennsylvania (Lancaster Assessments Lists, pp.177,180).

Prior to his arrival in Lancaster County, the first record so far found for him is in Cecil County, Maryland in 1702, when he purchased 150 acres called Price's Forest, on the east side of Elk River in Cecil County, Maryland (Captain William Sherrill, by William Andrew Sherrill, p.7, 1979). From there, he apparently moved to Lancaster County, where he paid taxes, along with his sons, as listed on the next page. It would appear that he frequently went from Cecil County, Maryland to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, probably by river, and possibly on down into Baltimore County, for, while he is on the tax rolls in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in 1718, his daughter Margaret is shown as marrying Elisha Perkins Sr. in St. George's Parish, in Baltimore County, Maryland in 1718. Of course, if "the" Margaret Sherrill who left a will in Baltimore County, Maryland in 1678, were her grandmother, she could have been visiting with aunts and uncles there...
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...Tradition has it that William Sherrill, the Conestoga fur trader ccompanied his children to North Carolina in 1747, and then went on to Tennessee with one of his sons, where he died...But it is also possible he died in Maryland or Virginia without ever going to North Carolina...But, his place in the history of the Susequehanna Valley is secure, thanks to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania records and Robert Ramsey's Carolina Cradle.

The name of the wife of William Sherrill, the Conestoga fur trader, is listed in some unverified records as Margaret Rudisil and another as Margaret Perkins. It is possible that one of these is the Margaret who married his son William Sherrill Jr..One can safely say that only a few of the children of William Sherrill the Conestoga fur trader have been determined beyond a reasonable doubt, and that is Adam, William Jr., Margaret and Mary Sherrill. Those who appear with him in Lancaster County records, Rudil, and Samuel are probably sons, but if Kitchens is right, and he is from the Long Island Samuel, that Samuel may be his brother. I opt for a son. In the Shenendoah Valley we have William, Adam, Abenton, Ute and Yont listed, in Augusta County, VA., as well as an Abraham who was probably one and the same with Abenton. One record lists a John Sherrill as a possible son. While Abenton, Ute and Yont are likely candidates as the children of William Sherrill, the Conestoga fur trader, they could also be sons of the Rudil and Samuel who appear in Lancaster County, with him. For these two men, Rudil and Samuel, do not so far appear after Lancaster County. So, his children, proven and tentative are:
Rudil Sherrill (not proven) b. ca. 1695
Samuel Sherrill (not proven) b. ca. 1697
Adam Sherrill, proven, b. ca. 1698, md. Elizabeth __________
William Sherrill Jr., proven, b. ca. 1699, md. Margaret _____
Margaret Sherrill, proven, b. ca. 1700; md. Elisha Perkins Sr. in 1718 in Baltimore County, Maryland, St. George's Parish. Had an illigitimate son by Hoomes(Holmes) that went by name of Wm. Sherrill, before she married Elisha Perkins.
Mary Sherrill, proven, b. ca. 1701, md. Richard Perkins, brother to Elisha Perkins, also of Baltimore County, Maryland, and listed as one of two of his wives.
Abenton/Avington/Abraham/Sherrill, not proven, and could possibly be a son of Rudil or Samuel, and does not show up until they have moved to the Shenendoah Valley; could also be a son of Wm. Jr.
John Sherrill, not proven, but may also be a son of Rudil or Samuel, or Wm. Jr.(Anson County NC. records show Abenton/Avington as son of William Sherrill, who appears to be William Sherrill Jr.)
Ute and Yont Sherrill, could be sons of Wm. Jr., Samuel, or Rudil

Probably William Sherrill, the Conestoga fur trader had other daughters or sons whose names are not even speculated upon. The fact that Rudil and Samuel, and Adam and William Jr. were all with him in Lancaster County strongly points to the fact that Rudil and Samuel were his sons, and it is possible that some of his neighbors there, Jones, Robinsons, McCreary, etc. were sons-in-law.
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...The Historical notes from the records of Augusta County, Virginia, where William, Adam, and Margaret all appear with others listed, records the following:
"The migration of families from Lancaster, Chester and adjointing counties in southeast Pennsylvania to Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, commenced actually in 1737, but from 1740 to 1745 it was in full tide, and it can be stated with certainty that at least three-fourths of the present inhabitants of the valley descended from Pennsylvania families. In many respects the Shenandoah Valley is a southwestern extension of Southeastern Pennsylvania, and the descendants of the first settlers have made it the most prosperous section of Virginia." The Great Road from the Yadkin River in North Carolina, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, passes through the city of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on it way to Philadelphia. It started in the South of the Yadkin River in North Carolina, and entered the Valley of Virginia, through the water gap of the Roanoke River, a short distance east of the present city of Roanoke, Virginia. Through Virginia, its general course, was in the eastern side of the Valley, until present county of Rockbridge was reached, and then the road was about center of the Valley. Stanton and Lexington were about 8 miles to the west of the road, and Harrisonburg about 5 miles to the west. A few miles southwest of New Market, Virginia, the road took the line of the present Valley Turnpike and passed through Winchester, Virginia. It crossed the Potomac River at Williams Ferry, now Williamsport, Maryland, and thus deflecting to the northeast passed through Frederick, Maryland and the city of Lancaster, Pa., until Philadelphia was reached. Off northwest, 10 miles, Wrights Ferry, just established a year or two before 1729, was a healthy nucleu of the future Columbia, Pennsylvania; while farther on up the Susquehanna, rugged Donnagal was well filled, at least a decade by the Scotch-Irish pioneer, who worshipped and warred, watched and worked, while the German-Swiss tilled the interior valley
(Historical notes from the records of Augusta County, Virginia, Lancaster County Historical Society, Vol. 25, June 3, 1921). (Page 37)

SEE: http://members.aol.com/mysherrills/

Conestoga Township of Lancaster County
Extracted and excerpted from History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania with Biographical Sketches of Many of the Pioneers and Prominent Men, ed. Franklin Ellis and Samuel Evans, Philadelphia, Everts & Peck,1883
...Over to the east on Pequea creek the English and Scotch-Irish, beginning about the neighborhood of Marticville and going down the creek were: William and Robert Middleton, Albert Hendricks, William Sherrell, David Jones, Samuel Jones, John Robinson, John McCreary, practically all on the cast side of the creek; and Daniel Jones on the west side.

From the Department of Community Affairs, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a photocopy of the original land Grand D-82--1147 reads as follows:
By the Commissioners of Property at the Request of William Sherrerd (Sherrell) that we would grant him Two hundred Acres of Land on Pequea Creek for which he has agreed to pay to the Proprietors use twenty pounds for the whole and the usual quitrent of One Shilling Sterling yearly for each hundred Acres for ever. These are to authorize and require thee to Survey or cause to be surveyed to the said William Sherrerd two hundred acres of vacant land on the said Creek in one regula piece and make returns thereof into the Secretaries Office which survey in case of the said William shall duly fulfill the aforsaid Agreement in paying the said consideration moneywithin three months after the date hereof and shall be valid otherwise the same is to be void as if it never had been made nor this warrant granted. Given under our hand and seal of the Province of Philadia the 28th day of the 4th month AD 1715.
Richard Hill
Isaac Norris
James Logan

Wiliam Sherrerd (Sherrell 200 acres records 100 as recd. May 1741 to Christian Preneman

114 acres, 99 recd 30 May 1741 to Woolrich Stopher

William Sherrell is of record in the original Chester County, PA (Chester Co. was later divided into Chester, Lancster and York Counties) and in 1718 he is found in the new county of Lancaster, whose borders almost touch those of Baltimore Co., Maryland.

According to "Historical Papers and addresses of the Lancaster Co. Historical Society" Vol. XX, Lancaster, PA, 1911 William Sherrel was listed among the English inhabitants in Conestoga Township in 1718. He was assessed 16 pounds, 4 pence and had 1100 acres on the river.

In the Conestoga Township, Lancaster Co., PA Tax Lists were the member of the Sherrill family taxes as follows
1719 William Sherwill Taxed 20 pounds
1719 Rudil Sherwill Taxed 30 pounds
1720 William Sherwill Taxed 15 pounds
1720 Adam Sherwill Taxed 10 pounds
1721 William Sherwill Taxed 15 pounds
1721 Samuel Sherwill Taxed 12 pounds
1722 William Sherwill Taxed 16 pounds
1722 Adam Sherwill (Donegal Twp.) Taxed 16 pounds

It appears that William Sherrill returned to Cecil Co., Maryland in 1720, perhaps retaining his property in PA for a few years, then abandoning it (1100 acres!). In any event, he purchased land from Thomas Jacobs. It appears he actually patented the land in 1720 land that had previously been pattented by Thomas Jacobs on March 10, 1716, and then later purchased it from Jacobs.

From a rent roll in the Maryland archives in the following regarding "Three Partners". Three Partners surveyed March 10, 1716 for Thomas Jacobs lying in the CE. Co., Beginning at a Bounded black Oak standing on the West Side of a path leading from Abraham Pennington to Connestogoe and in a line of a Tract of Land Called Cornwall - to Addition. A portion of the action concerning this land follows:
200 acres William Sherrwill from Thomas Jacobs Dec. 13, 1725
100 acres Adam Sherwill from William Sherwill, Sr. June 6, 1729
100 acres William Sherwill, Jr. from William Sherwill, Sr. June 6, 1729
20 acres William Sherwill, Sr., from Adam Sherwill July 17, 1729
100 acres Samuel Caldwell from Adam Sherrill
100 acres John McCreery from William Sherwill, Jr. Aug. 221, 1744

Adam obtained 100 acres. The following month, he transferred 20 of these acres back to his father. Then he sells 100 acres to Samuel Caldwell.

Don't miss this great Sherrill website: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~schoshi/wills/

Kerr, LaRae Free. “The truth about William Sherwill, the Conestoga Fur Trader, as of June 2011, at least until another document is found changing everything.” www.alfreefamilyblogspot.com. 20 Jun 2011. 2027l says the ONLY children of William the fur trader and his wife, whose first name is unknown, are Mary, Margery, William, and Adam, with Samuel a possibility. See the detailed explanations at that site.

Children of WILLIAM SHERRILL and wife are:
.....i.....ABRAHAM SHERRILL.
......ii.....SAMUEL SHERRILL.
4.....iii.....MARY SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1693, Cecil County, Maryland.
.....iv.....UTE SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1695, Cecil County, Maryland.
5.....v.....ADAM SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1700, Cecil County, Maryland; d. May 04, 1744, Sherrill's Ford, Rowan, North Carolina.
6.....vi.....MARGERY SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1701, St. George Parish, Frederick, Virginia; d. Aft. March 28, 1745, Virginia.
7.....vii.....WILLIAM SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1707, Maryland; d. January 14, 1774, Sherrill's Ford, Rowan, North Carolina.
.....viii.....SAMUEL SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1699.

Generation No. 4

4. MARY SHERRILL (WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born Abt. 1693 in Cecil County, Maryland. She married RICHARD PERKINS Abt. 1712, son of RICHARD PERKINS and MARY UTE (except her maiden name was NOT Ute, it's unknown, despite all the family trees on the Internet copying that name from each other). He was born July 09, 1689 in Mosquito Creek, Baltimore, Maryland, and died August 05, 1772 in Rowan County, North Carolina. For descendants, see DESCENDANTS OF RICHARD PERKINS on this website.

5. ADAM SHERRILL (WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born Abt. 1700 in Cecil County, Maryland, and died May 04, 1744 in Sherrill's Ford, Rowan County, North Carolina. He married ELIZABETH CORZINE Abt. 1722 in Chester County, Pennsylvania. She was born Abt. 1702 in Cecil County, Maryland, and died Bef. 1774 in Sherrill's Ford, Rowan County, North Carolina.

Notes for ADAM SHERRILL:
See an ill-tempered and inexplicably acrimonious page at http://www.flash.net/~txcajun/pg01-AdamSherrill.htm for information on Adam.

Found in the Chester County, PA Quarterly Session Court Papers Docket 1723-1733, pages 25 & 29 and its incorporated documents (available from the Chester County Archives & Records Services) concerning the theft of a horse from Adam SHERRILL in the summer of 1724 and its recovery several months later. The horse was found in Saint Georges County, Maryland; and two men (George Vostall and John Grist) were convicted and punished for its theft. One passage in this reference states:
“- - - the said Grist have a black horse in his Livery(?) branded WS on this mares shoulder - - - the Depod knows to be a horse of Adm Sherrill in _ _ _ Conestoges in Pennsylvania - - -“.

Page 61 Chester County for Wolves and Foxes this year 1724 records Adam Sherrill being paid a bounty for one wolf's head.

In the name of God, Amen, I, Adam Sherrill of the County of Rowan Province of North Carolina, being in perfect Health & Memory praised be God, do make this my Last will & Testament as Followeth, Imp- - - , I give & Bequeth Unto my son Adam Sherrill one Negro Fellow Called and Knowned by the Name of Vaul to him and his heirs for Ever after my Decease, Item, I give and Bequeath Unto my son Quillar Sherrill one Negro After my Decease if either one Besides Vaul and In case I should have no other After my Decease I give Unto my son Quillar Thirty pounds in Lue thereof to be Raised out of my Estate After my Decease to him and his heirs forever, Then I give and Bequeath Unto my som William Sherrill one of the best horse or mare that I pofsefs (possess) at my Decease to him and his heirs for Ever , The True intent and Meaning of this my Last will, is that no other will made by me of Any other in my name shall Disannul this my will And I do Con- - - and Appoint my two sons Adam and Quilla Sherrill Executors of this my Last will And Testament, In Witnefs (witness) whereof I have here Unto set my hand and Seal this Fifth day of March---In the Year of Our Lord 1772

James Clark, mark of Abraham Roberson, William Berry, and mark of Adam Sherrill (with seal)

Will dated 5 March 1772, Will published 4 May 1774, Source--Rowan County North Carolina Wills Book A, pg 167 GSf 019733 mentions sons Adam, Quillar and William, but not his wife. General sources:"Annals of Lincoln County" "Carolina Cradle", North Carolina Colonial Records, Vol. 9, pg 257; Vol 22,
pg 878; Vol. 4, pg 1014; vol. 6, pg 211. Rebekah Oliver notes. "History of Catawba County, NC", "Chalky's Augusta County, VA. Records' Vol. 2, pg 509. DAR Patriot Index. Abstracts of the minutes of the court of pleas and quarter session of Rowan county, NC 1763-1774 by Jo White Linn, pg 150 Adam Sherrill Jr. one of the executors.

ADAM SHERRILL SR., The PIONEER A
The history books and genealogical records of North Carolina abound with records of Adam Sherrill Sr., who is recognized as the first, permanent white settler on the west bank of the Catawba River in North Carolina, migrating there from Augusta County, Virginia in 1747. Traditionally, he spoke at least one Indian dialect. He built the largest dwelling near Sherrill's Ford, NC., the area had seen up to that date. It survived 200 years before burning in 1953. It was the subject of a newspaper article in the Lenoir, North Carolina newspaper not too long before it burned. Adam Sherrill left a will, but it does not name all his children, nor as, so far, a probate of his estate been researched, which hopefully, would give the exact date of his death. Nor, has the date of his birth been determined. His wife's maiden name remains unknown, in spite of several surnames advanced as possibilities. Deeds prove her first name was Elizabeth. Through tax records and deeds, we are able to trace him from Maryland, to Pennsylvania and back, then to Virginia, the North Carolina where he died. He was, traditionally, buried atop a hill near his home place.
.....Traditionally, in many manuscripts, the names, birth and death dates of his eight sons have been listed as follows:
Captain WILLIAM SHERRILL, b. May 1,1723, d. Dec. 31, 1786
SAMUEL SHERRILL, b. Oct.1, 1725, d. June 22,1800
URIAH SHERRILL, b. Mar.1, 1728, d. Nov.27, 1779
ADAM SHERRILL JR., b. Nov.1, 1731, d.--
AQUILLA SHERRILL, b. Nov.30, 1733, d. Jan. 1805
ISAAC SHERRILL, b. Jun.20, 1736, d.--
JACOB SHERRILL, b. Aug.21, 1739, d. Jan.11, 1813
MOSES SHERRILL, b. Aug.8, 1742, d. Jan.15, 181

.....On 24 February 1841, R.E. Sherrill (Rev.) wrote down the family data as given to him by his father Enos Sherrill, son of Uriah, in a personal interview, making the following certification: "These statements I received and wrote at the lips of my father and mother on the 24th of February, 1841. R.E. Sherrill." Rev. R.E. Sherrill, who was a grandson of Uriah Sherrill, son of Adam Sherrill the Pioneer, listed Adam Sherrill's children as follows in his manuscript:
William, born May 1st, 1723
Samuel, born Oct. 1, 1725
Uriah ("Ute"), born march 1, 1728
Adam, born November 1, 1731
Aquilla, born November 30, 1733
Isaac
Jacob, born August 21st, 1736
Moses, born August 8th, 1742
Catherine

.....Enos Sherrill, who recorded the above, was born in 1767, and knew his uncles and aunts. His is the first record found that Adam had a daughter, which is logical, and since Catherine would have been his aunt, he surely knew that. Note that he lists no birthdate for Isaac and Catherine, but shows Jacob as the 7th son.
.....Rev. R.E. states that Jacob Jr., son of Jacob Sr. married a sister to Ephriam Perkins. Jacob Jr. actually married Elizabeth Perkins, daughter of Ephriam's uncle, Elisha Perkins Jr. But, in a sense, Enos's son R.E. Sherrill was right for Elisha Perkins Jr. died when his daughter was a baby, and Ephriam's father, Gentleman John Perkins reared her as his own. The 1736 birth date makes Jacob Jr.'s birth of 1755 possible, and clears up that particular problem.
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Orange County, Virginia Deeds, Book 3 and 4 by Lorman, page 11. Deed Book 3, page 101. No date by ca. 1739/40.
Petition of inhabitants of Opeckan and Shenandone that the Rev. Wm. Williams, Minister of the Gospel, hath promised to supply us in the administration of his office. We humbly beg that a meeting place might be erected and recorded in your court, one at the land of the above said Mr. Williams, near his house and another at Morgan Bryans, near his house. Among 30 names are: Elisha Perkins, Adam Sherrill, Wm. Shirill.
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Children of ADAM SHERRILL and ELIZABETH CORZINE are:
16.....i.....WILLIAM B. SHERRILL, b. May 01, 1723, Cecil County, Maryland; d. December 31, 1786, Lincoln County, North Carolina.
17.....ii.....SAMUEL SHERRILL, b. October 01, 1725, Cecil County, Maryland; d. June 22, 1800, Washington County, Tennessee.
18.....iii.....AQUILLA SHERRILL, b. November 30, 1733, Cecil County, Maryland; d. January 19, 1805, Greene County, Tennessee.
19.....iv.....URIAH SHERRILL, b. March 01, 1726/27, Augusta County, Virginia; d. November 27, 1779, North Carolina.
20.....v.....ADAM SHERRILL, b. November 01, 1731, Cecil County, Maryland; d. 1787, Sherrill's Ford, Catawba County, North Carolina.
.....vi.....ISAAC SHERRILL, b. June 1736; d. 1737.
21.....vii.....JACOB SHERRILL, b. August 21, 1739, Tennessee; d. January 11, 1813, Wilson County, Tennessee.
22.....viii.....MOSES SHERRILL, b. August 08, 1742, Augusta, Virginia; d. January 16, 1813, Rowan County, North Carolina.
.....ix.....CATHERINE SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1744.

6. MARGERY SHERRILL (WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born Abt. 1701 in St. George Parish, Fredrick County, Virginia, and died Aft. March 28, 1745 in Virginia. She married (1) CHRISTOPHER HOOMES. She married (2) ELISHA PERKINS December 01, 1718 in St George Parish, Baltimore County, Maryland, son of RICHARD PERKINS and MARY UTE. He was born June 09, 1697 in head of Swan Creek, St. George's Parish, Baltimore, Maryland, and died September 10, 1741 in Orange County, Virginia.

Notes for CHRISTOPHER HOOMES:
The Will of CHRISTOPHER HOOMES (Natural father of WILLIAM SHERRILL):
.....In the name of God, Amen, I CHRISTOPHER HOOMES of the County of Culpepper & Colony of Virginia being of perfect sense of memory & duly weighing the uncertainty of Human affairs, do make & Ordain this my last Will & Testament in manner following Imprimis I give my Immortal part to the Divine Author & my Body to the earth to be intered in such decent soil as my Executors hereafter named shall think fit
.....First, I give & bequeath to my reputed son & whom I have raised from his Infancy WILLIAM SHERRIL Son of MARGARET SHERRIL Alais MARGERY PURKINS all that tract or parcel of Land which I purchased of John LATHAM lying in the aforesaid County it being the same on which I now live to him & his Heirs or assigns forever. Also I give to my said son one Seventh part of all my Negroes & cattle & Hogs which I give & bequeath to him my said Son WILLIAM SHEREL to him his Heirs & assigns forever
.....Secondly I give & bequeath to my reputed son Thomas FREEMAN Son of Elizabeth FREEMAN who now lives with me, one half of those two Tracts of Land which I purchased of Humphrey WALLACE & Robert EASTHAM situate in the County aforesaid to include in his part the plantation where Isaac ANDERSON formerly lived Also one Seventh part of all my Slaves, and Stocks of all kinds, and Household furnature which I give to my said son Thomas FREEMAN his heirs or Assigns forever
.....Thirdly I give to my reputed son George son of Elizabeth FREEMAN aforesaid the other half of my said two tracts of Land purchased of WALLACE & EASTHAM as aforesaid to include in his part the plantation where WILLIAM SHERELL now lives, but if in Case the said George FREEMAN should died without Lawful Issue then I give the Land to my Son Thomas FREEMAN aforesaid to him his
Heirs & Assigns forever. Also I give & bequeath to my said son George FREEMAN one seventh part of all my slaves & Stocks of all kinds & Household furnature to him his heirs & Assigns forever
.....Fourthly I give and bequeath unto my reputed daughter Ann SPELMAN wife of Nathaniel SPELMAN one Seventh part of all my slaves Except Twenty five pounds which she has already received in an old Negor man, which twenty five pounds is to be amounted in her proportion of the said Slaves which
I give to her 7 her Heirs & Assigns forever
.....Fifthly I Lend to my reputed daughter Sarah ANDERSON the wife of Isaac ANDERSON one Fourteenth part of all my Slaves during her Natural life and after her death. If she leaves any Lawful Heir begotten of her Body then I give and bequeath the said Fourteenth part of my Slaves to be equally divided amongst her Lawful Children, but if she thesd (sic) Sarah ANDERSON should die leaving no Lawful Child then the said fourteenth part of my Slaves should be equally divided amongst my several reputed Sons & Daughters or their Representatives
.....Sixthly I give and bequeath to my reputed daughter Elizabeth GARNER the wife of Jonas GARNER, one Fourteenth part of all my Slaves to her & her Heirs and Assigns forever.
.....Seventhly I give and bequeath to my reputed Daughter Mary FREEMAN Daughter of Elizabeth FREEMAN who now lives with me one Seventh part of all my Slaves & Stocks of all kinds & Household furnature which I give to her & her Heirs & Assigns forever
.....Eighthly I give and bequeath to my reputed daughter Frances FREEMAN daughter of Elizabeth FREEMAN aforesaid one seventh part of all my Slaves & Stocks of all kinds & household Furnature to her & her Heirs & Assigns for ever
.....Ninthly It is my will and desire that all my Slaves be kept together & work on my plantation or Lands until my Debts are paid.
.....Tenthly It is my Will & desire that whatever of my Slaves shall upon a distrubution be allotted to Thomas FREEMAN, George FREEMAN, Mary FREEMAN & Frances FREEMAN shall remain & be work't upon the Tracts of Land herein before devised to the said George FREEMAN un'till the death, Age, or Marriage of each of them respectively & that they during the same time shall each of them recieve the profits Arizing from the Labours of the Separate & distinct parts in such Slave or Slaves.
.....Eleventh It is my will & desire that Elizabeth FREEMAN the mother of my Children aforesaid who now lives with me, have Leave to Continue with her Children on the Land given to Thomas & George FREEMAN clear of Board for victuals & during the time she Lives Chaste & unmarried or until the said George FREEMAN shall come of age or Marriage.
.....Twelfth. I give & bequeath to the said Elizabeth FREEMAN Six pounds Current Money (per?) Annum during the time she remains Chaste & unmarried to be paid out of that part of my Estate devised to the said Thomas FREEMAN George FREEMAN, Mary FREEMAN & Frances FREEMAN to be paid by equal portions, but on her the said Elizabeth's incontinency or Marriage the Annuity to subside.
.....Thirteenth It is my will & desire that my tools & whatever else of my Estate which are to be found & is not already mentioned to be equally divided amongest my several reputed Sons & Daughters and if any of them should die before they come of Age or Marry, then his, her, or their part to be & remain to the Survivors & their Representatives, I mean all Slaves be given to any one by this Will if they so die their part to be divided among the Survivors.
.....Lastly I do ordain & appoint my Friends Henry PONDLETON, James PONDLETON, John WIGGINTON & the said WILLIAM SHERRILL Executors to this my Last Will & Testament here by revoking all Wills by me heretofore made. In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Twentyth day of May One thousand Seven hundred and Eighty.
Sign'd Sealed published & declared by ) CH HOOMES (L.S.)
CHRISTOPHER HOOMES to be his last Will)
& Testament in presence of us )
John WIGGINTON
William DAVIS
David CARNAGGIE (his mark)
James CARNAGGIE (his mark)
At a Court held for Culpepper County the 21st day of February 1785
This Last Will and Testament of CHRISTOPHER HOOMES dec'd was exhibited to the Court by James PENDLETON & John WIGGINTON, Gent. two of the Executors therein named and was proved by the Oaths of David CARNAGGIE & James CARNAGGIE two of the Witnesses thereto and Ordered to be recorded. And on the Motion of the said Executors Certificate is granted them for obtaining probat thereof in due form they having made Oath thereto & given bond & Security according to Law - Liberty being reserved for the other Executors to qualify when they may think fit.
(?)
John JAMESON C & C.Cur

Notes for ELISHA PERKINS:
Elisha was cited by the court for failing to record his marriage and the birth of a child in St. George's Parish.

In 1719, Elisha and Margery Sherrill (whom he apparently married 1 December 1718), obtained a deed to Lapidum, 50 acres in York County PA, but they seem to have traveled back and forth between there and Baltimore.

The 1720 March Court of Baltimore County indicted him for stealing a grey horse from the widow Mcnemarra of Annapolis; he was found guilty and sentenced to the pillory for one hour and to the whipping post for 25 lashes. Mary Belcher, his mother, petitioned the court in April 1721 to remit the corporal punishments, contending her son was so well assured of his innocence that he took little care to obtain proper counsel and that evidence was unjustly sworn against him. The punishment was remitted.

In 1729, Elisha gave Power of Attorney to Margery to collect monies owed him in Pennsylvania. She issued that power to her brother-in-law William Perkins and said she was living in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Certainly Elisha and Margery bought land there in St. Mark's Parish 6 April 1731, but they sold it i7 October 1737.

His brother-in-law Adam Sherrill in 1735 brought charges against Elisha for trespass; presumably Margery was with Adam at that time.

Elisha sold two slaves 6 August 1736 in Baltimore Co. MD.

In July, 1737, he bought land in Orange Co. VA from Cornelius Coherine and appears to have remained there until his death.

In November, 1737, in Orange County, the grand jury ruled that Christopher Hoomes/Holmes "doth live in adultery with the wife of Elisha Perkins, in the Parish of St. Marks." Up until 1746, she was charged--and sometimes Christopher was--with various "crimes of the flesh."

In April 1738 Elisha was brought to court for "barbarously using his wife Margery." In June, she sued for separate alimony, but inexplicably claimed she never married Elisha, and the suit was dropped.

Elisha's will was written in September of 1740 and probated in May, 1742. He left nothing to Margarey; a shilling to son Joshua; his pacing horse to a "loving friend" Mary Swearingen; 400 acres to son Gentlemen John Perkins; the manor place to son Elisha Perkins Jr.--and he named Christopher Hoomes as executor! Christopher refused to do it, so Elisha's daughter Elizabeth was appointed. Margery sued for dower rights.

In 1789, Christopher Holmes died, leaving as an heir William Sherrill, his reputed son by Margaret Sherrill, alias Margery Perkins.

Child of MARGERY SHERRILL and CHRISTOPHER HOOMES is:
23.....i.....WILLIAM SHERRILL.

Children of MARGERY SHERRILL and ELISHA PERKINS are found in DESCENDANTS OF RICHARD PERKINS on this website.

7. WILLIAM SHERRILL (WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born Abt. 1707 in Maryland, and died January 14, 1774 in Sherrill's Ford, Rowan, North Carolina. He married JEAN WILSON.

Notes for WILLIAM SHERRILL:
From Donna Sherrell at tuckahoe at alltell.net and FTM WFT Vol 5 0082: "William, Jr., moved to NC abt 1747. He was killed in a fort near Sherrill's Ford on the Catawba River, NC while fighting Indians in 1774, along with his daughter, Margaret."

Children of WILLIAM SHERRILL and JEAN WILSON are:
28.....i.....DAVID SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1765; d. Abt. 1818, Green County, Georgia.
.....ii.....REUBEN SHERRILL.
.....iii.....MARGARET SHERRILL, d. 1774. From Donna Sherrell at tuckahoe at alltell.net and FTM WFT Vol 5 0082: Killed with her father while fighting Indians in 1774.
....iv....AVINGTON SHERRILL

Generation No. 5

16. WILLIAM B. SHERRILL (ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born May 01, 1723 in Cecil County, Maryland, and died December 31, 1786 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Tombstone in Sherrill Family Cemetery, Sherrills Ford, Catawba, North Carolina has "W. S. D. d. 31 Dec 1786". He married AGNES WHITE (Sarah Agnes White?) on April 12, 1743 in Augusta County, Virginia. She was born to Moses White and Mary Campbell on February 26, 1725/26 in Augusta County, Virginia, and died November 29, 1795 in Lincoln County, North Carolina.

Notes for WILLIAM B. SHERRILL:
Captain Sherrill served with Colonel, later Brig. Gen. John Sevier in the Battle of King's Mountain. (History of Catawba County, NC page 77)

Children of WILLIAM SHERRILL and AGNES WHITE are:
47.....i.....MARY ANN SHERRILL, b. March 25, 1744, Augusta County, Virginia; d. 1803, Rutherford County, Tennessee.
48.....ii.....SARAH SHERILL, b. October 24, 1746, Augusta County, Virginia; d. July 11, 1826, Wayne County, Kentucky.
49.....iii.....JACOB SHERRILL, b. March 14, 1747/48, Anson County, North Carolina; d. March 08, 1831.
50.....iv.....WILLIAM J. SHERRILL, b. September 25, 1750, Anson County, North Carolina; d. May 19, 1829, Lincoln County, North Carolina.
51.....v.....JOSHUA WHITE SHERRILL, b. June 04, 1752, Anson County, North Carolina; d. August 27, 1817, North Carolina.
.....vi.....AGNES SHERRILL, b. December 10, 1754, Rowan County, North Carolina; m. DAVID LOWRENCE, January 16, 1768.

North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
Bride: Agness Sherrell
Groom: David Lourance
Bond Date: 16 Jan 1768
County: Rowan
Record #: 01 269
Bondsman: John Lowrance; Danl Little
Witness: Thomas Frohock
Bond #: 000127150
52.....vii.....ELISHA SHERRILL, b. February 28, 1758, Rowan County, North Carolina.
53.....viii.....MOSES SHERRILL, b. October 15, 1759, Rowan County, North Carolina; d. March 01, 1829, Catawba County, North Carolina.
54.....ix.....ELIZABETH SHERRILL, b. April 15, 1763, Rowan County, North Carolina; d. April 15, 1863.
.....x.....RUTH SHERRILL, b. January 09, 1765, Rowan County, North Carolina; m. JAMES HOLSCLAW.

17. SAMUEL SHERRILL (ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born October 01, 1725 in Cecil County, Maryland, and died June 22, 1800 in Washington County, Tennessee. He married MARY CARMACK. She was born 1711, and died November 1794.

Notes for SAMUEL SHERRILL:
Samuel was a Constable.

.....I, Samuel Sherrill of the County of Washington and State of Tennessee, being sick and being much indisposed in body but of sound mind and memory, calling to recollection that it is appointed that all men are to depart this mortal life, do make and constitute and ordain this my last Will and Testament, and do will and bequeath such worldly goods and property as it hath please God to possess me with in the following manner, to wit:
.....Item: I give and bequeath to my well beloved daughter, Catherine Sevier, wife of John Sevier, Sr., a Negro wench named Rachel and her young child called Sarah about 10 weeks old, which Negroes and with their increase I give and bequeath unto the said Catherine Sevier and the heirs of her body forever.
.....Item: I give and bequeath unto my well beloved son, Uriah Sherrill, one Negro man slave named Smart, about thirty-five years old.
.....Item: I give and bequeath unto my well beloved son, John Sherrill, a Negro boy called Jim, about three years old, the son of a wench called Violet.
.....Item: I ive and bequeath unto my well beloved daughter Mary Jones, the wife of Littlepage Simms, my two Negro women called Jane and Martha.
.....Item: I give and bequeath unto my two and well beloved sons, George and William Sherrill, my plantation and tract of land on which I now live containing as expressed in the original grant two hundred fifty acres and being land I purchased from John Sevier=the same being divided in the following manner, that is to say beginning on the lower corner of the tract lying on the River Nollchucky, adjoining the tract lands of John Sevier, Sr., then running up the river ninety-one poles, there to corner from thence to run nearly a north course or such course as will not include a greater quantity than one hundred acres which is to be formed into one division, being the lower and the one adjoining next to the lands of John Sevier, which lands I allot, give and bequeath unto my son, George Sherrill and his heirs and assigns forever, and also together with the aforesaid land one Negro woman named Lucky, supposed to be about forty years old.
.....Item: I give and bequeath all the remainder of the said tract of land lying above unto my son, William Sherrill, and his heirs and assigns forever, and I also give and bequeath unto my son, William, all my stock, horses, cows, hogs, beasts or every kind whatever, and my household furniture of every description that is or may be in my possession at the time of my decease.
.....Having given unto my son, Adam Sherrill, two Negroes, being the proportionate part I have intended for his legacy, I not only will and bequeath unto him the aforesaid Adam three dollars in addition to what I have heretofore given him.
.....He named John Sevier, Sr., and William Sherrill executors. The will is dated June 4, 1800, witnessed by Benjamin Were and George Were (Weir), proved August 1800 with William Sherrrill qualifying as executor. Washington Co., TN Will Book.

From "Tennessee Cousins" by Worth S. Ray

This is an excerpt from The King's Mountain Men. Written by Katrine Keough White in 1924.
The book is about the Revolutionary War battle at King's Mountain, led by John Sevier.
Page 224
....."Sherrill. Adam was born on the Yadkin 1758, and died in Russellville, Alabama, whither he had gone with his sister, "Bonny Kate", the widow of Colonel Sevier ...
.....Samuel Sr. was in the King's Mountain and other engagements, as were also his sons, Adam, George and Samuel, Jr. The Indians, two hundred strong, made an attack on the Sherrill Station on the Nollichucky, in 1788, and were in the act of firing the buildings when put to a fight by Colonel Sevier with forty men. Adam was in the battle at Boyd's Creek. The men who returned with him from King's Mountain and were at Boyd's creek were these: Col. Sevier, Majors Sharp, Walton, and Tipton, Captains Guess, Russell, Pruett, Stinson, Roddy Carter, Handley, and Brown, Lieut. Lane, and John Ward, James Hubbard, Jeremiah Jack, Isaac Taylor, George Doherty, and Nathan G....... Tipton was severely wounded at Boyd's Creek and Adam Sherrill had several ribs broken by a fall from his horse. In March 1780, Washington County raised 100 men to go with General Rutherford to the aid of South Carolina, and everyone was a King's Mountain man. Tipton and Joseph Wilson were majors, John McNabb, Geofrey Isbell, William trimble, James Stinson, and Robert Sevier were captains, and Landon Carter, Samuel Williams, Josiah Hoskins, William Been, Jocob Brown, Zachary Isbell, and Robert Davis were lieutenants.
.....George Sherrill and John Sevier, Jr., were but boys when they went to King's Mountain. A Grandson of George was Colonel A.S. Colyar, a distinguished citizen of Nashville, Tennessee."

5/4/2001: From Chris B. Morgan at cmorgan at oakwoodacademy.org: Samuel B. Sherrill's father, George Davidson Sherrill died c1836. The father was George D. Sherrill was Samuel Sherrill (1725-1800) who died in Washington Co., Tenn. This Samuel Sherrill's father was Adam Sherrill, a veteran of the Revolutionary War. Adam moved from Augusta Co., Va. to what is today Rowan Co., NC in 1747, settling at Sherrill's Ford on the Catawba River.
6/24/99: From Donna Sherrell at tuckahoe at alltell.net: I have taken the children listed for this family from Donna Sherrell's webpage. She lists Samuel marrying Mary Preston.

From Donna Sherrill's webpage: "Samuel Sherrill's Will was written 4 June 1800, Washington Cty, TN at 74 years of age. His body was interred 4 June 1800 in Washington Cty, TN. Will Book, Part 1, pg 53.
.....He was christened in with John Sevier, Battle of Kings Mountain, Revolutionary War. Samuel was baptized a memer of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Doc Bovell's Farm, Conklin, TN, 20 June 1800. Sources: William A. Sherrill Manuscripts, W.E. Sherrill Chart #3, Walter L. Kitchen's, "The Sevier Family" by Madden; Mary LaJean Davis Sherrill, Mrs. Lewis Sherrill".

In 1802 Blount Co TN, a motion is made that the 3 orphans of Samuel Sherrill, deceased - George, William, and Samuel - be bound out to trade. "Ordered that And W Kennedy, John Sherral and John Regan or any two of them be guardians of the orphans of Saml Sherral Deceased. Feb. 1799, p. 47."

"Moved by John Regan & John Sherral Gardiens of the orphans of Saml Sherral Deceased the three orphans George, Wm & Saml be bound to trade. August 1802, p. 101."

Children of SAMUEL SHERRILL and MARY CARMACK are:
55.....i.....SAMUEL SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1748, Rowan County, North Carolina; d. Abt. 1791, Tennessee.
.....ii.....SUSAN SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1750, Rowan County, North Carolina; d. Abt. 1785, Washington County, Tennessee; m. COLONEL LEROY TAYLOR, Abt. 1770. Susan was baptised a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Washington Cty, TN.
56.....iii.....CATHERINE SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1754, Rowan Co., Yadkin River section of North Carolina; d. October 07, 1836, Russellville, Franklin Co., Alabama.
57.....iv.....JOHN SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1756; d. November 18, 1823, Overton County, Tennessee.
58.....v.....URIAH SHERRILL, b. February 1757, Sherrill's Ford, Rowan County, North Carolina; d. April 1838, Alarka Creek, Macon County, North Carolina.
.....vi.....WILLIAM SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1758, Rowan County, North Carolina.
59.....vii.....ADAM SHERRILL, b. March 10, 1758, Yadkin River section, Rowan County, North Carolina; d. Abt. 1828, Bledsoe County, Tennesse.
.....viii.....MARYJANE SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1760; m. (1) ISAAC TAYLOR, Abt. 1785; m. (2) LITTLEPAGE SIMMS, December 24, 1809, Roane County, Tennessee; m. (3) JOHN ROBERTSON, February 13, 1855.

Notes for MARYJANE SHERRILL: Mary was baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, in Coffee Cty, TN. Notes for LITTLEPAGE SIMMS: He is often mentioned in the diary of Gen. John Sevier. Simms is listed in the 1830 Census of Shelby County, Ale; as between 60-70, and his household included one female in the same age bracket.
60.....ix.....GEORGE DAVIDSON SHERRILL, b. September 1762, North Carolina; d. March 18, 1840, Coffee County, Tennessee.
.....x.....AQUILLA SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1778.

18. AQUILLA SHERRILL (ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born November 30, 1733 in Cecil County, Maryland, and died January 19, 1805 in Greene County, Tennessee. He married LUCRETIA WILSON, daughter of SAMUEL WILSON and ELIZABETH ?. She was born Abt. 1733 in Cecil County, Maryland, and died Abt. 1805 in Green County, Tennessee.

Notes for AQUILLA SHERRILL:
Big Sherrill site: http://home.flash.net/~txcajun/pg02-Aquilla-Sherrill.htm

In the name of God Amen, I Aquila Sherl of the County of Green and State of Tennessee being very sick and weake but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God calling unto mind the mortality of my body and that it is appointed from all men once to dye, do make this my last will and testament that is principaly and first of all I recommend my sole to the hand of Almighty God that gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in a Christian decent manner, nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching of such worldly estates wherewith it hath been pleasing to God to indow me with in this life. I give divise and dispose of the same in the following of manner and form. First of all, all my debts is to be paid out of my moveable estates.Secondly I give to my son Elisha Sherl my black boy, called Tobe, and then an equal share of the rest of my estate. Thirdly, I give to my wife Lucresey Sherl my horse called Whaiteman and our cow and she must let my granddaughter Louise have part of the use of the horse sometimes when she is not wanting to use him herself and my granddaughter Lavine must have her cow known by the name of her cow also I give and bequeath to my wife Lucresy Sherl and Vine my granddaughter all my household furniture then all the rest of my movable property and negros are to be sold at publick sale by my Executors and also all my land at public sale to be sold by my Executor at one years credit and then the hole amount of my estate before mentioned for to be sold to be collected by me Executor and that to be divided in equal shares between my wife Lucrece Sherl and my son Elisha Sherl and Abenton Sherl and Abraham Sherl and Isaac Sherl and my daughter Hulde WiIlson and Rachel Loyd and Ruth Pryer and Marget Willson and Vilet Hutcheson and my granddaughter Lavina, Also I do appoint Giles Parman Esquire my lawful Executor to this my last will and testament, and I do hereby utterly disavow, revoke and disannull all and every other Testaments, will, Legaces and bequeath heretofore made, ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and fixed my seal this nineteenth day of January in the year one thousand eight hundred and five.
Children of AQUILLA SHERRILL and LUCRETIA WILSON are:
.....i.....ABENTON SHERRILL, b. Bef. 1760. Avington (Abenton) Sherrill was a son of Aquilla Sherrill and shows up in Green County, TN and later in Nelson Co., KY about 1790 where he is on the tax list along with his brother Elisha. In Green Co., TN I believe he performed a marriage ceremony for a sibling. He might have gone to IL after KY, but I have no direct evidence of that.
.....ii.....ELISHA SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1760, North Carolina; d. 1817, Washington County, Kentucky; m. LYDIA JOHNSON, Abt. 1774, North Carolina.
Notes for ELISHA SHERRILL:
ROOTSWEB WorldConnect says his wife was Catherine, last name unknown, and their children were:
Rebeccah Sherrill b: BET. 1775 - 1780 in North Carolina
Elenor Sherrill b: 23 MAY 1780
John Sherrill b: 8 JAN 1781
Lydia Sherrill b: 1783
Levi Sherrill b: 18 DEC 1785
Polly Sherrill b: 1787
Ruth Sherrill b: 1789
Aaron Sherrill b: 16 MAY 1790
Delila Sherrill b: 1798 in Green County, Tennessee
61.....iii.....RACHEL SHERRILL, b. August 12, 1760, North Carolina.
62.....iv.....ABRAHAM SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1764, North Carolina; d. July 10, 1853, Putnam County, Tennessee.
63.....v.....ISAAC SHERRILL, b. September 20, 1768, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. May 10, 1861, Lenoir, Caldwell County, North Carolina.
64.....vi.....HULDAH SHERRILL, b. 1770; d. Bef. 1840, Jackson County, Alabama.
65.....vii.....RUTH SHERRILL, b. 1774.
.....viii.....MARGARET SHERRILL, b. 1776; m. THOMAS WILSON, February 09, 1795, Greene County, Tennessee.
66.....ix.....VIOLET SHERRILL, b. 1778.

19. URIAH SHERRILL (ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born March 01, 1726/27 in Augusta County, Virginia, and died November 27, 1779 in North Carolina. He married JUDITH LEWIS December 25, 1753 in North Carolina, daughter of DAVID LEWIS and MARY CRAWFORD. She was born February 10, 1734/35 in North Carolina, and died September 27, 1815 in Burke County, North Carolina.

Children of URIAH SHERRILL and JUDITH LEWIS are:
67.....i.....RACHEL SHERRILL, b. December 08, 1754, Lookout Mountain, DeKalb County, Alabama.
68.....ii.....JOSEPH SHERRILL, b. November 08, 1756, Rowan County, North Carolina; d. March 30, 1831.
.....iii.....SARAH SHERRILL, b. December 01, 1758; m. JOHN ADAMS.
69.....iv.....LEWIS SHERRILL, b. April 14, 1761, Burke County, North Carolina; d. December 16, 1840, Anderson, South Carolina.
.....v.....ISAAC SHERRILL, b. September 02, 1763. Notes for ISAAC SHERRILL: Died in childhood
70.....vi.....DAVID SHERRILL, b. October 02, 1764, Burke County, North Carolina; d. July 17, 1827, Iredell County, North Carolina.
71.....vii.....ENOS SHERRILL, b. December 13, 1767; d. March 31, 1841.
72.....viii.....BENJAMIN SHERRILL, b. February 05, 1769; d. July 09, 1852.
.....ix.....ESTHER SHERRILL, b. June 25, 1773; m. ELI CORZINE.
.....x.....RUANNA SHERRILL, b. February 11, 1775; m. BENJAMIN WILEY.
.....xi.....ELEANOR SHERRILL, b. November 12, 1779.

20. ADAM SHERRILL (ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born November 01, 1731 in Cecil County, Maryland, and died 1787 in Sherrill's Ford, Catawba, North Carolina. He married (1) ELIZABETH LOWRANCE Abt. 1755. He married (2) SINA CORZINE Abt. 1778.

Children of ADAM SHERRILL and ELIZABETH LOWRANCE are:
73.....i.....NICHOLAS OSBORNE SHERRILL, b. August 22, 1762, North Carolina; d. January 1811.
.....ii.....ELI SHERRILL, b. 1774.
.....iii.....EVAN SHERRILL, b. 1776.

Children of ADAM SHERRILL and SINA CORZINE are:
.....iv.....JOSHUA SHERRILL, b. March 27, 1778; d. February 28, 1850.
.....v.....ALEXANDER SHERRILL, b. 1780.
.....vi.....AGNES SHERRILL, b. 1784.
.....vii.....POLLY SHERRILL, b. 1786.
.....viii.....RUTH SHERRILL, b. 1788.
.....ix.....BETSY SHERRILL, b. 1790.
74.....x.....SUSANNA SHERRILL, b. 1782.

21. JACOB SHERRILL (ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born August 21, 1739 in Tennessee, and died January 11, 1813 in Wilson County, Tennessee. He married HULDA WILSON Abt. 1770, daughter of SAMUEL WILSON and ELIZABETH ?. She was born Abt. 1742 in Cecil County, Maryland, and died Abt. 1834.

Notes for JACOB SHERRILL:
Jacob Sherrill, Sr., came to what is now Sherrill's Ford, NC at the age of 8 years. He moved to Tennessee ca 1800.

Rowan County, North Carolina records contain a deed dated August 5, 1769 from Jacob and his wife, Hulda(h), to a James Clark for 66 acres of land. This was part of a tract of 628 acres from the Earl of Granville to Jacob's father, Adam Sherrill, Sr., who received it by deed August 28, 1762.

From the oldest Will Book of Wilson County, Tennessee, page 341 & 378.
An inventory of the good and property of Jacob Sherrill decd. taken the 15th March 1813, to wit, eight head of horses fifteen head of cattle 21 head of sheep 17 head of hogs 26 geese & duck 3 bedstead & furniture one trunk 9 (?) Spinning wheels & pctr (?) & Castings (?) l set fire dogs shovel & tongs 2 pair pot hook 2 flat irons l copper tea kettle one standing dresser with its furniture l Doz delph plates one doz of pewter plates 2 small delph dishes one pewter dish 2 serving pewter Bason (tea) Strainer 1 delph teapot ten cups saucers 1 doz tea spoons 2 drinking glasses sugar bowl cream pot knives and fork brass candle stick tin and pewter candle mould looking glass straw basket shoemakers tools 5 glass bottle wire sive (sic) l hoghead 2 wash tubs 3 water pales (sic) other wooden vessels wool shears horse bells 4 pair cards l warping mill small tin trunk 7 glass (?) horse phleams (?) 2 plough 2 gear log chain pair of iron doubletrees flax (?) hackle some cheese some door locks pair steelyard grind stone rifle gun l man saddle doubtful 2 drawing knives one of which is doubtful broadaxe foot adze 2 Iron wedges shovel 2 hatchets 5 augers curry comb long spike gimblet for a part of Irons for doubletree 20 leather collars l brass cork (?) needle sickle falling on (?) Books a Judgement on Isham Palmer for one hundred and forty five dollars a Judgement on David Futos (?) for one hundred dollars a notre on Josiahn Doak for fifty five dollars doubtful Iron Marler (?) two Negros a woman and girl. Samuel W. Sherrill Alex Bradon
The forgoing inventory was exhibited in open Court at March term 1813 and ordered by the court to be Recorded.
John Allcorn Clerk of Wilson County
Wilson County, (Tenn.) Court Clerk's Office.
Wills & Inventories, Book l, pages 348, 350.

A LIST OF THE PROPERTY SOLD AT THE SALE OF JACOB SHERRILL, DATED 6 APRIL 1813.
BUYERS: Hulda Sherrill (His widow); John Brown (Son in Law, husband of his daughter Lucretia, Eliezer Provine; Samuel W. Sherrill, (His eldest son); Jeremiah Tucker; Ephraim Sherrill (His son), (?) Young, His son in law), Jehu Ferrington; Abel Sherrill, (His son William Stacey (son in law); Thomas Turnham; Alexander Taylor; James Turner; Bailey Chandler, Ute (Uriah) Sherrill, (His son); Jacob Thomas; Alexander Braden; Alexander Taylor; Jacob Castleman; Ambrose Sherrill (his son) David Hanks; Josiah Chandler; Thomas Young (his son in law) Henry Howell; John Edwards; Alexander Foster; Theophilus W. Short; Ransom King; Alsey Edwards; Jonathan Ozment; Robert Irwin; John Baird; George Donnell; John Dockings; William Irwin; John Doak; Samuel Booker; Willes Booker, John Impson.
Samuel W. Sherrill, Administrator
Recorded 18 August 1813

Children of JACOB SHERRILL and HULDA WILSON are:
75.....i.....JACOB SHERRILL, b. April 07, 1755, Rowan County, North Carolina; d. January 02, 1810, Lincoln County, North Carolina.
76.....ii.....SAMUEL WILSON SHERRILL, b. March 21, 1758, Rowan County, North Carolina; d. October 12, 1823, Wilson County, Tennessee.
.....iii.....RUBEN SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1760, Rowan County, North Carolina; d. March 24, 1813, Wilson County, Tennessee.
77.....iv.....URIAH SHERRILL, b. February 12, 1757, Rowan County, North Carolina; d. Abt. 1818, Wilson County, Tennessee.
78.....v.....ABEL SHERRILL, b. June 17, 1765, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. July 03, 1850, Wilson County, Tennessee.
.....vi.....EPHRAIM SHERRILL, b. October 22, 1773, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. October 17, 1867, Hickory County, Missouri; m. ANNIE POTTS.
79.....vii.....MARY SHERRILL, b. 1775; d. Carroll, Tennessee.
.....viii.....PATIENCE SHERRILL, b. 1777, North Carolina; m. THOMAS YOUNG. Notes for PATIENCE SHERRILL: Died young.
80.....ix.....REBECCA SHERRILL, b. 1779.
81......x.....AMBROSE SHERRILL, b. October 13, 1780, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. September 1844.
…..xi.....LUCRETIA SHERRILL, b. 1781, Lincoln County, North Carolina; m. JOHN BROWN.

22. MOSES SHERRILL (ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born August 08, 1742 in Augusta, Virginia, and died January 16, 1813 in Rowan County, North Carolina. He married SARAH SIMPSON January 28, 1768 in Rowan County, North Carolina, daughter of WILLIAM SIMPSON and AVERILLA PERKINS. She was born January 16, 1747/48 in Lincoln County, North Carolina, and died August 05, 1831 in Lincoln County, North Carolina.

Children of MOSES SHERRILL and SARAH SIMPSON are:
82.....i.....AQUILLA SHERRILL, b. November 01, 1771, Rowan County, North Carolina.
.....ii.....AARON SHERRILL, b. March 01, 1774, Rowan County, North Carolina; d. November 17, 1828, Lincoln County, North Carolina; m. POLLY PARKER, Abt. 1824, Lincoln County, North Carolina. Burial: Sherrill Family Cemetery, Sherrill's Ford, Catawba, NC. Per findagrave.com "He mentions five daughters in his will from Lincoln Co., NC: Elsey, Sarah, Cassey, Esther and Caroline and a wife named Mary, who was a second or third wife. The mother of the girls was supposed to be Jennie Parker, but has not been proven."

Notes for AARON SHERRILL:
North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
Bride: Polley Parker
Groom: Aron Sherril
Bond Date: 20 Apr 1824
County: Lincoln
Record #: 01 113
Bondsman: Jep Sherrill
Bond #: 000075651
Comment: Sherril
.....iii.....WILLIAM SHERRILL, b. August 01, 1776.
83.....iv.....MICHAEL SHERRILL, b. February 20, 1779, Rowan County, North Carolina.
.....v.....CASSANDRA SHERRILL, b. April 20, 1783, Rowan County, North Carolina; d. May 27, 1838; m. JESSE ROBINSON, March 02, 1809.
.....vi.....MOSES SHERRILL, b. May 01, 1786, Rowan County, North Carolina; m. ELIZABETH LEANDER.
84.....vii.....ABSOLOM SHERRILL, b. January 05, 1789, Rowan County, North Carolina; d. February 26, 1865, Iredell County, North Carolina.
85.....viii.....SARAH SHERRILL, b. July 07, 1791, Lincoln County, North Carolina.

23. WILLIAM SHERRILL (MARGERY, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) He married JANE HORD.

Children of WILLIAM SHERRILL and JANE HORD are:
.....i.....JAMES HOOMES SHERRILL, b. October 1762, Culpeper County, Virginia; d. 1859, Green County, Kentucky; m. FRANCES DAVIS. Notes for JAMES HOOMES SHERRILL: Went from VA through NC to KY.
86.....ii.....WILLIAM SHERRILL, b. December 20, 1766; d. 1843.

Generation No. 6


47. MARY ANN SHERRILL (WILLIAM B., ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born March 25, 1744 in Augusta County, Virginia, and died 1803 in Rutherford County, Tennessee. She married JOSHUA PERKINS 1765 in Virginia, son of ELISHA PERKINS and MARGERY SHERRILL. He was born Abt. 1728 in St. George Parish, Baltimore, Maryland, and died Abt. 1814 in Rutherford County, Tennessee. Children and details about him are listed in DESCENDANTS OF RICHARD PERKINS on this website.

48. SARAH SHERILL (WILLIAM B. SHERRILL, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born October 24, 1746 in Augusta County, Virginia, and died July 11, 1826 in Wayne County, Kentucky. She married REUBEN SIMPSON Abt. 1762 in Rowan, North Carolina, son of WILLIAM SIMPSON and AVERILLA PERKINS. He was born October 06, 1743 in Baltimore County, Maryland, and died Bef. 1835 in Wayne County, Kentucky. Children are listed above under Reuben Simpson on PERKINS FAMILY OF MARYLAND 5th Generation on this website. 49. JACOB SHERRILL (WILLIAM B., ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born March 14, 1747/48 in Anson County, North Carolina, and died March 08, 1831. He married (1) MARGARET LOWRANCE 1767 in Rowan County, North Carolina. He married (2) SARAH MASSEY October 24, 1771 in Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina. She was born September 29, 1754 in Rowan County, North Carolina, and died November 10, 1822.

Notes for JACOB SHERRILL:
North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
Bride: Margret Lowrance
Groom: Jacob Sherrill
Bond Date: 29 Jul 1767
County: Rowan
Record #: 02 398
Bondsman: Joshua Perkins; S Wilm Sherill; John Stog
Witness: John Frohock
Bond #: 000129329
AND
North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
Bride: Sarah Massy
Groom: Jacob Sherrill
Bond Date: 24 Oct 1779
County: Rowan
Record #: 02 398
Bondsman: Danl Little
Bond #: 000129331
Comment: D Nicholas Massy

Child of JACOB SHERRILL and MARGARET LOWRANCE is:
142.....i.....MARY SHERRILL, b. August 23, 1769, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. November 17, 1818, Owen County, Indiana.

Children of JACOB SHERRILL and SARAH MASSEY are:
.....ii.....HENRIETTA SHERRILL, b. February 14, 1773, Rowan County, North Carolina; d. August 23, 1843; m. JAMES MOORE.
143.....iii.....BABEL SHERRILL, b. September 03, 1778, Burke County, North Carolina; d. January 31, 1851.
.....iv.....AGNES SHERRILL, b. March 24, 1781; d. August 19, 1830; m. JOSHUA BALLEW.
.....v.....SARAH SHERRILL, b. October 19, 1783; m. DAVID BALLEW, Abt. 1803.
.....vi.....MARY CATHERINE SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1786; d. Abt. 1867; m. ABNER PAYNE.
144.....vii.....THURZA SHERRILL, b. December 25, 1788; d. November 05, 1862.
.....viii.....MARGARET SHERRILL, b. November 30, 1791, Hickory, Catawba County, North Carolina; d. April 06, 1856; m. HENRY WHITENER, February 02, 1815, Lincoln County, North Carolina.
.....ix.....RACHEL SHERRILL, b. July 13, 1794; d. Abt. 1840; m. PHINEAS STEVENSON.

50. WILLIAM J. SHERRILL (WILLIAM B., ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born September 25, 1750 in Anson County, North Carolina, and died May 19, 1829 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. He married ISABELLA LOWRENCE, daughter of ALEXANDER LOWRENCE and MARY ?. She was born Abt. 1752 in Rowan County, North Carolina, and died June 01, 1826.

Children of WILLIAM SHERRILL and ISABELLA LOWRENCE are:
.....i.....MARGARET SHERRILL, b. 1774; m. MATTHEW COX, 1794.
145.....ii.....ISAAC LOWRANCE SHERRILL, b. September 20, 1776; d. May 10, 1861, Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina, USA.
146.....iii.....ALEXANDER SHERRILL, b. 1778.
.....iv.....SARAH SHERRILL, b. 1781; m. WILLIAM GRAY, Abt. 1800.
.....v.....WILLIAM SHERRILL, b. 1783; m. ISABELLE GRAY.
.....vi.....AARON SHERRILL, b. April 1783. Notes for AARON SHERRILL: twin of William
.....vii.....MARY SHERRILL, b. 1785; m. JACOB WINKLER, 1810.
147.....viii.....DAVID SHERRILL, b. 1787.
.....ix.....LYDIA SHERRILL, b. 1790; m. ISHAM LITTON.

51. JOSHUA WHITE SHERRILL (WILLIAM B., ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born June 04, 1752 in Anson County, North Carolina, and died August 27, 1817 in North Carolina. He married SUSANNAH OSBORNE. She was born Abt. 1762 in North Carolina, and died November 26, 1832 in North Carolina.

Children of JOSHUA SHERRILL and SUSANNAH OSBORNE are:
.....i.....JESSE SHERRILL, b. September 12, 1776.
148.....ii.....LEVI M. SHERRILL, b. September 12, 1776; d. November 15, 1855.
149.....iii.....JOSHUA SHERRILL, b. April 04, 1781, North Carolina; d. June 07, 1855, Iroquois County, Illinois.
.....iv.....SARAH SHERRILL, b. March 12, 1783, Lincoln County, North Carolina.
.....v.....JOHN SHERRILL, b. June 11, 1785, Lincoln County, North Carolina.
.....vi.....JAMES SHERRILL, b. June 11, 1785.
150.....vii.....HUGH SHERRILL, b. September 17, 1792; d. Abt. 1849.
151.....viii.....ELISHA SHERRILL, b. 1794; d. October 22, 1870, Catawba County, North Carolina.

52. ELISHA SHERRILL (WILLIAM B., ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born February 28, 1758 in Rowan County, North Carolina. He married LEAH LITTON, daughter of JAMES LYTTON and SARAH OSBORNE. She was born Abt. 1757 in Rowan County, North Carolina.

Children of ELISHA SHERRILL and LEAH LITTON are:
.....i.....CATHERINE SHERRILL, b. March 27, 1778, Lincoln County, North Carolina.
.....ii.....WESLEY SHERRILL, b. September 24, 1779.
.....iii.....REBECCA SHERRILL, b. June 16, 1781, North Carolina; d. December 06, 1843, Macon County, North Carolina; m. JAMES THOMAS LONG, September 18, 1807, Lincoln County, North Carolina.
152.....iv.....SILAS SHERRILL, b. April 14, 1783, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. October 22, 1854, Catawba County, North Carolina.
.....v.....SARAH SHERRILL, b. November 15, 1784, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. October 17, 1787, Lincoln County, North Carolina.
.....vi.....AGNES SHERRILL, b. January 09, 1787, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. September 25, 1787, Lincoln County, North Carolina.
153.....vii.....RUTH SHERRILL, b. January 23, 1788, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. September 06, 1831, North Carolina.
154.....viii.....ARAM SHERRILL, b. December 03, 1789, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. August 03, 1861, Lincoln County, North Carolina.
.....ix.....MARY SHERRILL, b. May 14, 1791, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. January 01, 1859, North Carolina.
155.....x.....LELAND SHERRILL, b. August 07, 1793, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. March 20, 1872, North Carolina.
.....xi.....LEWIS SHERRILL, b. October 08, 1795, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. February 09, 1872, North Carolina.
.....xii.....TABATHA SHERRILL, b. January 29, 1798, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. December 15, 1862, North Carolina.
156.....xiii.....MARTHA SHERRILL, b. April 09, 1800, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. January 13, 1883, North Carolina.

53. MOSES SHERRILL (WILLIAM B., ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born October 15, 1759 in Rowan County, North Carolina, and died March 01, 1829 in Catawba County, North Carolina. He married MARTHA OSBORNE. She died April 1833.

Notes for MOSES SHERRILL:
Lincoln County, N.C. Will Book 1, 1824-1839 July Session 1829
.....In the name of God, Amen, I, Moses SHERRELL of County of Lincoln State of North Carolina, being frail of body but being sound of mind and memory on the 16th, day of February 1829 do make and publish this my last will and test in manner and form following.
.....First, I leave and beq, to my wife Martha SHERREL. 2 negros Polly and Lean to her use in fee simple and to dispose of as she thinks proper and I also leave to my wife Martha the house wherein I now live on my lower tract of land to my Sd wife and other such buildings as she needs with every advantage of woods waters and other conveniences during her natural life subject to the exception hereafter mentioned I also allow my wife to make use of said tract of land in cultivation or otherwise as her necessity may require during her natural life so long as it does not exceed more than 1/2 of Sd tract I also leave to my wife Martha 1 mare by the name of Lucy all my stock of cattle and hogs 1/2 of my sheep I also leave my wife 1 loom and all tacklings belonging to it and all my household and kitchen furniture and also all vessels and other articles necessary for the house and kitchen furniture that may not be considered as household or kitchen furniture I also leave to my wife and my son Strawbridge Sherrill my wagon gears tackles of every description farming utensils and tools of every description and all myproperty of every kind and also I leave my son Strawbridge the above mentioned tract of land subject to the exception above i also leave to myson Strawbridge 1 white colt.
.....I also leave to my son Reuben the house he built in the lot about 1/2 acre if he needs that much with the priviledge of water and the woods taken of of any part of my land as convenience may require and it is here to be understood if necessity affliction or any other cause unknown should require any further provision for my wife Martha my real estate is bound for it at the discretion of my executor.
.....I also leave and beq unto my sons Jeptha and Isaac SHERREL in trust my upper tract of land for the use and benefit and support of my son Hartford SHERREL to be governed as the case may appear to them and the laws of the stste in good policy during his nstural life and then it is my will that his infant daughter Carolina have the Sd lands stated and in case Sd Caroline infant daughter should die without heirs to her body her full brother and sister or any one of them the Sd land to descend to my children.
.....but it is here to understood that my Sd sons, Jeptha SHERREL, and Isaac Sherrel is to let my son Hartford Sherrel cultivate improve Sd land and to have the same and profits thereof to support himself and the family in case he will do so but if inattention or otherwise then the Sd trustees is at liberty to exercise their own will and their good policy and wisdom may direct for Sd Hartfords benefit.
.....And I leave my son Obed SHERREL a bay horse
.....And I leave my son Bennet SHERREL a gray horse.
.....I leave my five sons(Sic) Reuben Elijah Obed Jeptha to them a Feather bed and bedclothes
.....I leave to my daughters Margaret Eliza Agnes Sally Elijah Obed Bennet and my son in law Adam SHERREL and my granddaughter Patsy WARD 5 negros to be sold by my excr and be equally divided
.....I leave to my son Jeptha SHERREL William SHERREL Thos WARD $2 each
.....It is my will that all debts notes and bonds and book accounts and any property not mentioned to be sold and collected for to pay my just debts then the balance is to be taken out of the proceeds of the 5 Negros stated above
.....And I also leave my son Hartford 1 bell colt
.....I also leave my sons Jeptha and Isaac SHERREL to be my whole and sole exrs of this my last will and test revoking all other wills and test and confirming this to be my last will and test.
Signed sealed acknowledged
Alexander McCorkle
Hugh SHERREL
Moses X SHERREL

SHERRILL CEMETERY, SHERRILL'S FORD, CATAWBA COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
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Isaac Sherrill - born August 8, 1781 - died September 10, 1856 - age at death - 75 years, 4 months, 2 days
Mary (wife of Isaac Sherrill) Sherrill - died September 15, 1852 - age at death - 62 years, 6 months
Elizabeth (wife of Jepthuth Sherrill) Sherrill - born January 31, 1785 - died July 13, 1781 - age at death - 86 years, 5 months, 15 days
Sallie (Sarah) Sherrill - born May 21, 1802 - died June 15, 1887 - (wife of Hiram Sherrill) mother of eleven children
Hiram Sherrill - born November 5, 1795 - died January 5, 1860
Emeline Sherrill - born August 28, 1830 - died July 10, 1855 (wife of Osburn Sherrill)
John H. Sherrill - born January 4, 1804 - died August 27, 1858 - age at death - 54 years, 7 months, 13 days
Saryan Sherrill - died 1847 - age at death - 8 months, 4 days
Martha J. Sherrill - born March 8, 1837 - died October 13, 1842 - age at death - 5 years, 7 months, 5 days
Joshua Sherrill - born March 27, 1779 - died February 28, 1850 - age at death - 71 years, 11 months, 1 day
Infant of A. A. and Z. E. Gabriel - born and died September 16, 1823
Jane E. Litton - died October 17, 1847 - age at death - 3 years (daughter of Isaac and Perthena (Sherrill) Litton)
Ann Sherrill - died Cotober 25, 1851
Ellen Sherrill - born August 22, 1854 - died June 17, 1855 - (daughter of N. M. and Epps Sherrill)
Joseph Sherrill - born September 7, 185_ - died May 23, ____ (son of N. M. and Epps Sherrill)
Nichbolas M. Sherrill - born August 1, 1828 - died July 5, 1858
Ruth (Sherrill) Long - born Januarry 23, 1788 - died September 6, 1831 - age at death - 44 years mother of eight children - (married William Long)
Mahala Sherrill - born March 21, 1831 - died June 18, 1875 - age at death - 44 years, 2 months, 27 days - (never married)
Charle Beatty - born August 8, 1795 - died october 3, 1863
Judy (Sherrill) Beatty - died Februaryj4, 1858 - (wife of Charlie Beatty) - age at death - 57 yearrs
Silas Sherrill - born April 14, 1783 - died October 22, 1854
Sarah Sherrill - born May 8, 1794 - died June 19, 1858 - age at death - 64 years, 1 month, 11 days - (wife of Silas Sherrill)
Elisha Sherrill - died June 10, 1882 - (married Mary Caroline Sherrill) - age at death - about 56 years
Ira Sherrill - infant son of Hiram Winfield and Mary Jane (Ritchie) Sherrill - age at death - about 3 or 4 months old
Wesley Sherrill - born September 24, 1779 - died May 11, 1855 - age at death - 75 years, 7 months, 17 days

Children of MOSES SHERRILL and MARTHA OSBORNE are:
157.....i.....JEPTHA SHERRILL, b. November 27, 1779, Catawba County, North Carolina; d. August 23, 1850, Catawba County, North Carolina.
158.....ii.....ISAAC S. SHERRILL, b. August 08, 1781, Sherrill's Ford, Catawba, North Carolina, USA; d. October 09, 1856, Sherrill's Ford, Catawba, North Carolina, USA.
159.....iii.....MARGARET SHERRILL, b. July 22, 1783, Sherrill's Ford, Catawba, North Carolina, USA; d. March 14, 1845, Iredell County, North Carolina.
.....iv.....ELIJAH SHERRILL, b. April 28, 1785, Sherrill's Ford, Catawba, North Carolina, USA; d. July 1863, Sherrill's Ford, Catawba, North Carolina, USA.
160.....v.....WILLIAM SHERRILL, b. May 05, 1787, Sherrill's Ford, Catawba, North Carolina, USA; d. May 1850, Lincoln County, North Carolina.
.....vi.....REUBEN SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1789, Sherrill's Ford, Catawba, North Carolina, USA; d. June 06, 1859, Sherrill's Ford, Catawba, North Carolina, USA; m. MARY LAVINIA MCCRARY; b. Abt. 1795, Iredell County, North Carolina.
.....vii.....ELIZABETH SHERRILL, b. January 06, 1791, Catawba County, North Carolina; d. May 14, 1833, Catawba County, North Carolina. She married ABSOLOM SHERRILL November 20, 1811 in Lincoln County, North Carolina, son of MOSES SHERRILL and SARAH SIMPSON. Children are listed under (84) Absolom Sherrill.
.....viii.....OBEDIAH SHERRILL, b. November 28, 1793, Sherrill's Ford, Catawba, North Carolina, USA; d. Abt. 1869.
162.....ix.....NANCY SHERRILL, b. June 27, 1795, Sherrill's Ford, Catawba, North Carolina, USA; d. April 07, 1819.
.....x.....AGNES SHERRILL, b. December 10, 1796, Sherrill's Ford, Catawba, North Carolina, USA; m. RICHARD MCCORKLE, Abt. 1814, Lincoln County, North Carolina; b. January 25, 1790.

Notes for AGNES SHERRILL:
Possible marriage:
North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
Bride: Agness Sherril
Groom: Richard McCorkle
Bond Date: 09 Apr 1814
County: Lincoln
Record #: 01 085
Bondsman: Absalom Sherril
Witness: V McBee
Bond #: 000074333
Comment: Sherril
.....xi.....BENNET SHERRILL, b. August 09, 1798, Sherrill's Ford, Catawba, North Carolina, USA; d. February 25, 1869.
163.....xii.....SARAH SHERRILL, b. May 21, 1802, Catawba County, North Carolina; d. December 15, 1887, Catawba County, North Carolina.
.....xiii.....STRAWBRIDGE SHERRILL, b. February 28, 1805, Sherrill's Ford, Catawba, North Carolina, USA; d. June 15, 1871, Fayettesville, Lincoln, North Carolina, USA.
164.....xiv.....HARTFORD SHERRILL, b. June 13, 1807, Catawba County, North Carolina; d. October 30, 1863.

54. ELIZABETH SHERRILL (WILLIAM B., ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born April 15, 1763 in Rowan County, North Carolina, and died April 15, 1863. She married (1) WILLIAM SIMPSON. She married (2) JAMES SIMPSON, son of WILLIAM SIMPSON and AVERILLA PERKINS. He was born Abt. 1750.

Notes for JAMES SIMPSON:
On the other hand, http://www.nonawilliams.com/simpson/simps001.htm#id2382 says:

James Simpson (William3, William2, Richard1) Information about this family came from the "Letter of 1874" and Leonard McCown, 217 W. 14th St., Irving, TX 75060. The 1880 census lists Samuel's mother and father as born in South Carolina was born circa 1780 at South Carolina. He married Ruth Alexander after 1798.386 He died in 1841 at DeKalb Co., Tennessee. He lived at Temperance Hall, Smith Co., Tennessee.387

Children of James Simpson and Ruth Alexander were as follows:

i. Sarah5; born after 1798.
ii. Joshua; born after 1798; died 5 May 1848 at Texas.
iii. John; born 1 Jan 1806 at Tennessee; married Elizabeth Williams, daughter of William Williams Jr. and Rachel Unknown, circa 1832 at TN; died 22 Sep 1864 at Kaufman Co., TX, at age 58.388
He lived Mar 1838 at Cannon Co., TN.389
iv. Matthew The information about Mathew and Narcis was provided by Fred E. Simpson, 4434 Prince Edward Dr., Wichita Falls, TX 76308, 1 June 1989; born 1809 at Smith Co., Tennessee; married Narcissa Tubb circa 1831 at DeKalb Co., Tennessee; died 1874 at DeKalb Co., Tennessee.
He lived at Temperance Hall, Smith Co., Tennessee; Matthew and James Simpson are listed as early residents of the Temperance Hall area.390 He was his name appeared in Dr. Wright's daybook between 1832 and 1833 at DeKalb Co., Tennessee.391
v. Elizabeth; born 1810. She appeared on the census of 1860 at District 12, Liberty (Hannah's Branch), DeKalb Co., Tennessee; she lived with her sister, Orpha, in 1860 and was identified as a 50 year-old "old maid."392
vi. James; born 1810 at North Carolina; married Mary Unknown after 1826; died after 1850 at Hunt Co., Texas. He appeared on the census of 1850 at DeKalb Co., Tennessee.393
vii. Moses; born 1819 at Tennessee; died after 1839 at Texas.
viii. Reuben; died after 18347 at Hunt Co., Texas; born 1825 at Tennessee; married Margaret Allen 4 Jul 1847.
ix. Samuel; born 5 Nov 1827 at Smith Co., Tennessee; married Susan Laurance 7 Feb 1850 at DeKalb Co., Tennessee; married Artemisca Laurance 30 Jul 1867 at DeKalb Co., Tennessee; died 29 Jun 1890 at Pisgah, DeKalb Co., Tennessee, at age 62.394
x. Orpha A.; born circa 1832 at Tennesssee;395 married John W. Williams, son of William Williams Jr. and Rachel Unknown, 14 Apr 1853 at DeKalb Co., Tennessee; died after 1880 at DeKalb Co., Tennessee.
xi. William; born 1836. Perhaps he's the William C. Simpson who signed a petition on 27 Nov. 1837 in Smith County, Dist. 11 in 1837 at Smith Co., Tennessee.396

Child is listed above under fgvbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbJames Simpson on PERKINS FAMILY OF MARYLAND Generation 5 on this website.

55. SAMUEL SHERRILL (SAMUEL, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born Abt. 1748 in Rowan County, North Carolina, and died Abt. 1791 in Tennessee. He married ALTHA ?. Samuel was baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, in Green County, TN.

Children of SAMUEL SHERRILL and ALTHA ? are:
.....i.....MARY SHERRILL, b. September 19, 1779, Tennessee; m. ROBERT MCTEER, March 1798.
.....ii.....URIAH SHERRILL, d. Abt. 1830; m. MARY ?.
.....iii.....LETTICE SHERRILL, b. May 21, 1784, Washington County, Tennessee; d. May 28, 1857, Blount County, Tennessee; m. ISAAC NESMITH, February 20, 1806.
.....iv.....GEORGE SHERRILL.
.....v.....WILLIAM SHERRILL.
.....vi.....SAMUEL DOAK SHERRILL, m. SALLY TIPTON.

56. CATHERINE SHERRILL (SAMUEL, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born Abt. 1754 in Rowan Co., Yadkin River section of North Carolina, and died October 07, 1836 in Russellville, Franklin, Alabama, USA. She married GENERAL JOHN SEVIER August 14, 1780 in Tennessee. He was born Abt. 1737, and died abt. 1782.

Notes for CATHERINE SHERRILL:
Also known as "Bonnie Kate." His second wife.

.....At Watagua Fort on July 21, 1776, daybreak there were a large number of people gathered there. While the women were outside milking the cows a large body of Cherokees fired on the milkers; but they all escaped to the fort, the gates of which were thrown open for their reception. Among the girls who were milking was Catherine Sherrill, who when she reached the gate, found it shut; but equal to the emergency , she threw her bonnet over the pickets, and then clambered over herself,, and as she jumped within, was caught in the arms of John Sevier - her future husband. A warm attack on the fort ensued, during which Captain Sevier thought he killed one of the Indians.
.....The Seviers were In the mist of their big wedding festival when Col Isaac Shelby arrived carring the news that Col. Ferguson of the British army would march him army over the mountains, hang ther learders and lay waste the country with fire and sword if they did not desist from their oppoistion to the British army. Neighbors and friends from far and near were present. Horse racing, barbecue and dancing were in full sway. Upon learning the seriousness of Shelby's visit, the two men withdrew from the crowd and began a three day conference. Catherine spent her honeymoon making suits for Colonel Sevier and his sons.

Historical Sketches of North Carolina by John H. Wheeler, page 450
"With an exploring and emigratings party he came to the Holston River (in East Tennessee, then a part of North Carolina), about 1769. He directed and aided in the construction of the first fore on the Watauga River, where his father, his brother Valentine, himself, and others settled. Whilst in defence of the Watauga Fort, in conjunction with Captain James Robertson (so favorably distinguished in early Middle Tennessee history), he discovered a young lady of tall and erect stature coming with the fleetness of the roe towards the fort, closely pursued by Indians, and her approach to the gate cut off by the enemy, who doubtless were confident of a captive or of a, victim to their guns and arrows; but turning suddenly she eluded her pursuers, and leaped the palisades at another point, and fell into the arms of Captain John Sevier. This remarkably active and resolute woman was Miss Catharine Sherrill, who, in a few years after this sudden leap into the arms of the Captain, became the devoted wife of the Colonel, and the bosom companion of the General, the Governor, the People's man, and the patriot, JOHN SEVIER, and the mother of ten children, who could rise up and call her blessed."

From: Women's Work in Tennessee, by Tennessee Federation of Women's Clubs, Published in 1916 by Jones Briggs Co. of Memphis, Tennessee
Page17:
"And what shall we say of Catherine Sevier, affectionately known as 'Bonny Kate,' the second wife of Gen. John Sevier? She was the daughter of Samuel Sherrill, one of the leading settlers on the Watauga river. When Fort Watauga was attacked she was cut off from escape, but dodging the Indians she managed to evade them, and was assisted to safety by John Sevier. Sevier at the time was married, but his wife dying in the early part of the year 1780, leaving ten children, he married Kate some months afterwards. She became the mother of eight children. After her husband's death she returned to a place called 'The Dale' . One who visited her there describes her, although then in advanced age as stately in carriage, with piercing blue eyes, raven locks, a Roman nose, and a mouth with unmistakable firmness. She ably assisted her husband, who had done more than any other man to mold the destinies of the state. While not versed in books, she possessed a good heart and winsome ways, and no small share of the credit due to Sevier for his success in the upbuilding of the state and in the winning of the battles, not one of which he ever lost, is to be attributed to 'Bonnie Kate'."

Notes for GENERAL JOHN SEVIER:
First governor of Tennessee

HISTORICAL SKETCHES OF NORTH CAROLINA by John H. Wheeler, page 450:
"With an exploring and emigratings party he came to the Holston River (in East Tennessee, then a part of North Carolina), about 1769. He directed and aided in the construction of the first fore on the Watauga River, where his father, his brother Valentine, himself, and others settled. Whilst in defence of the Watauga Fort, in conjunction with Captain James Robertson (so favorably distinguished in early Middle Tennessee history), he discovered a young lady of tall and erect stature coming with the fleetness of the roe to-wards the fort, closely pursued by Indians, and her approach to the gate cut off by the enemy, who doubtless were confident of a captive or of a, victim to their guns and arrows; but turning suddenly she eluded her pursuers, and leaped the palisades at another point, and fell into the arms of Captain John Sevier. This remarkably active and resolute woman was Miss Catharine Sherrill, who, in a few years after this sudden leap into the arms of the Captain, became the devoted wife of the Colonel, and the bosom companion of the General, the Governor, the People's man, and the patriot, JOHN SEVIER, and the mother of ten children, who could rise up and call her blessed."

Children of CATHERINE SHERRILL and JOHN SEVIER are:
165.....i.....CATHERINE SHERRILL SEVIER.
.....ii.....NANCY SEVIER.
.....iii.....RUTH SEVIER.
.....iv.....POLLY SEVIER.
.....v.....ELZA SEVIER.
.....vi.....JOHANNA SEVIER.
.....vii.....GEORGE WASHINGTON SEVIER.
.....viii.....ROBERT SEVIER.

57. JOHN SHERRILL (SAMUEL, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born Abt. 1756, and died November 18, 1823 in Overton County, Tennessee. He married SARAH ? Abt. 1778 in Washington County, Tennessee.

Notes for JOHN SHERRILL:
John was baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, in Washington Cty, TN.

John Sherrill was the son of Samuel Sherrill (1725-1800) and Mary______. The book Samuel Sherrill, Son of Adam and Elizabeth, and Some of His Descendants, compiled by Mary La Jean Davis Sherrill, states, "John Sherrill was all over the East Tennessee mountains. His name can be found in Greene, Overton, Clay, Blount, Roane, and Bledsoe Counties. He bought and sold land, tended to his brother's, Samuel Jr., children when they were left orphans. He was constantly in court helping them out in court cases. He tended to his sister, Catherine Sevier, after John Sevier died.......John was always a favorite of the compiler. He seemed to have taken care of the whole Samuel Sherrill family!"

Children of JOHN SHERRILL and SARAH ? are:
.....i.....GEORGE D. SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1787, Overton County, Tennessee; d. Abt. 1833, Franklin County, Alabama; m. ELIZABETH MOORE, Abt. 1820.
166.....ii.....ANDREW PAUL SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1795, Blount County, Tennessee; d. February 18, 1850, Franklin County, Alabama.

58. URIAH SHERRILL (SAMUEL, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born February 1757 in Sherrill's Ford, Rowan County, North Carolina, and died April 1838 in Alarka Creek, Macon, North Carolina, USA. He married (1) FRANCES DOBSON December 1778 in Burke County, North Carolina, daughter of JOSEPH DOBSON and ANN ?. She was born 1758 in Lunenberg County, Virginia, and died 1820 in Haywood County, North Carolina. He married (2) ELIZABETH THOMPSON July 08, 1831 in Macon County, North Carolina.

Notes for URIAH SHERRILL:
1850 census, Overton Co. Tennessee:
31...362...362...Jacob Beason...31...M...Farmer...Ten....
32...362...362...Martha Beason...35...F...Ten....
33...362...362....Uriah Beason...12...M...Ten....
34...362...362....Sevier Beason...9...M...Ten....
35...362...362...Mildred Beason...5...F...Ten....
36...362...362...Harvey Beason...3...M...Ten....
37...362...362...Zachary Beason...1...M...Ten....
38...363...363...Uriah Sherrel...49...M...Farmer...1,500...Ten....X...
39...363...363...Catharine Beason...53...F...Ten....X...
40...363...363....Elizabeth Sherrel...49...F...Ten....

Children of URIAH SHERRILL and FRANCES DOBSON are:
167.....i.....NANCY SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1778, Burke County, North Carolina; d. Abt. 1850, Burke County, North Carolina.
168.....ii.....SAMUEL PERRY CITE SHERRILL, b. June 30, 1780, Burke County, North Carolina; d. 1860.
.....iii.....JOSEPH SHERRILL was born 1782 in Burke County, North Carolina, and died Abt. 1854 in Cherokee County, North Carolina. He married SARAH SHERRILL January 01, 1811 in Lincoln County, North Carolina, daughter of MOSES SHERRILL and SARAH SIMPSON. SOURCES INCLUDE: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~sherrilldavis/ghtout/gp105.htm#head2. Children are listed under (85) Sarah Sherrill.
170.....iv.....JOHN SHERRILL, b. 1784, Burke County, North Carolina; d. Abt. 1863, Jackson County, North Carolina.
171.....v.....GEORGE SHERRILL, b. 1786, Burke County, North Carolina; d. April 03, 1850, Haywood County, North Carolina.
.....vi.....MARY SHERRILL, b. 1786, Burke County, North Carolina; d. June 21, 1862, Jackson County, North Carolina; m. JAMES L. CONLEY, Abt. 1808; b. 1784, Burke County, North Carolina; d. 1883, Swain County, North Carolina.

Notes for JAMES L. CONLEY:
Per http://www.geocities.com/BourbonStreet/7520/jamesl.html :
"James L. Conley, Jr. was the son of James Connelly, Sr. and the grandson of the Irish pioneer, John O'Connelly who came to Burke County in 1743. James L. Conley, Jr. was born in 1783/1784. He married Mary (Polly)Sherrill in 1803, who was also born in Burke County. They lived near his parents until 1808; At this time both of their parents left Burke County. The 1850 U.S. Census shows James and Polly's first three children being born in Kentucky. Tradition says James' father removed to Kentucky. By this time the Connelly name had been shortened to Conley. James and Mary (Polly) were called Jimmy and Polly by their friends and relatives. Jimmy's wife Polly was the daughter of "Ute" Uriah Sherrill and Francis Dobson, whose father was Dr. Joseph Dobson, the first physician in Burke County. Edward W. Phifer, Jr. in his book The History Of North Carolina, describes Dr. Joseph Dobson as being the physician in Rowan County (Burke County) educated in England and a man of great wealth. He moved into Rowan (Burke) County in 1768.

"Jimmy and Polly settled near her father "Ute" Uriah Sherrill, who had moved into the Soco area. They lived here between 1815 and 1819. They in the Qualla area before the Indian removal in 1819. Tradition says that Polly and Jimmy were friends with the Indians and carried on trade with them. She helped the Indian women with the birthing of their babies, attended their sick and their dead. She helped nurse many back to health. The Indians looked upon Polly as having great knowledge, and they loved and respected her. Qualla Town meant Polly's Town. The definition of the word Qualla in John Preston's book. Western North Carolina A History 1730-1913, is Qualla: a Name given a locality where there was a trading post because a women named Polly lived there, the Indians pronounced it Qually, being unable to articulate the letter P (noted genealogist will remind you Polly Conley's grandfather was Dr. Joseph Dobson, the first physician in Burke County).

" Land deeds in Jackson county and Swain County (primarily Haywood County) place the Conleys on Camp Creek, the Tuckasegee River and Wesser Creek (Conley Creek). The Conley Creek area was once called Wesser Creek.

"There were two descendants of Jimmy and Polly Conley who kept their land and remained on Conley Creek. Two Conley brothers, Lyndon Conley, born April13, 1908 died January 30, 1987 and was buried in the Whitter Cemetery. He taught school in Swain County School System for 43 years and was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church on Conley Creek. He gave years of devoted service to the Boy Scouts and held the most coveted award in scouting, The Beaver Award. At the present time there is only one descendant of Jimmy and Polly Conley living on Conley Creek (the brother of the deceased Lyndon Conley), Clyde Ray Conley, born July 22, 1910. He retired from the N.C. State Prison Department in 1966. He is an active member of the Whitter Missionary Baptist Church in the Town of Whitter and is a member of the Masonic Lodge, Ocono Lodge 0427. He is also a World War II veteran. He has two daughters, four Grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He is a great, great grandson of Jimmy and Polly Conley.

"Jimmy died in 1882 at age 99. Polly died in 1862. They were both buried in the Campground Cemetery in Jackson County."

.....vii.....CATHERINE SHERRILL, b. 1789, Burke County, North Carolina; d. 1878, Swain County, North Carolina; m. JOHN GIBB, 1808.
172.....viii.....WILSON W. SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1790, Burke County, North Carolina; d. December 13, 1874, Wayne County, Kentucky.
173.....ix.....RUTHA SHERRILL, b. May 18, 1796, Burke County, North Carolina; d. December 13, 1874, Kentucky.

59. ADAM SHERRILL (SAMUEL, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born March 10, 1758 in Yadkin River section, Rowan County, North Carolina, and died Abt. 1828 in Bledsoe County, Tennesse. He married (1) ELIZABETH LEWIS. He married (2) MARY MCCORMICK 1778. He married (3) REBECCA KILGORE 1789. She was born Abt. 1760.

Notes for ADAM SHERRILL:
alternate death: .22 JUN 1812 in Russelville, Franklin Cty, AL

He was in the Battle of Boyd's Creek in 1780.

Children of ADAM SHERRILL and MARY MCCORMICK are:
.....i.....HANNA SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1779; d. Abt. 1825, Washington County, Tennessee.

3/30/05
Hi Jane,
.....First let me commend you on all the work you have done on the Sherrills. I know you have put a lot of hours into this.
.....I have one small correction. For some time I have been working on straightening out the confusion in Greene County Tennessee over the two William Houstons. One married Hannah Sherrill, daughter of Adam, in 1796 and the other married Susannah Long in 1798. The one who married Susannah Long was the one who remained in Greene County and died there in 1841.
.....The other who married Hannah Sherrill left Greene County along with Adam Sherrill and Evan Evans and went to Roane County sometime around 1802 when William Huston and Adam Sherrill were listed as taxables. William left Roane briefly and went to Alabama, perhaps with Adam Sherrill, as one of William’s sons was born in AL in 1809. William returned to Roane County and is found on several records there until 1829. I have not found him on the 1830 census, but son Adam was on the 1830 census of Roane. William and Hannah moved to Hancock County IL before the 1840 census and were on the census there in 1850. On the 1850 census Hannah’s age was given as 72 making her born circa 1777-78. Hannah and William both died before the 1860 census.
.....A genealogy done back in the 1960s mistakenly identified Hannah with the William who remained in Greene County and concluded that she died circa 1825 as she was not on the 1830 census and the last child was born before 1825. The researchers on that genealogy were descendants of the William who remained in Greene and failed to consider all the evidence and “adopted” Hannah Sherrill as a desirable ancestress. Susannah was less desirable as she had born William a child about a year before they married for which William paid support. [Bastardy suit in Greene Co.]
.....Among the children of William and Hannah was Adam S. Houston who married Zilpa Good in 1821 in Roane County and died before 1840. His widow Zilpa was living next door to William and Hannah in 1840 Hancock County. [name spelled Huston on the marriage of William and Hannah in Greene Co. and on the census in Hancock Co.]
.....Anyway, the birth of Hannah was a little earlier than you have indicated, and she lived until at least 1850.
Janelle Swearingen
.....ii.....JESSE B. SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1780.
.....iii.....CATHERINE SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1782.
.....iv.....ALTHA SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1785.
.....v.....MARTHA SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1788.

Children of ADAM SHERRILL and REBECCA KILGORE are:
.....vi.....SAMUEL R. SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1790, Virginia; m. (1) ELIZABETH E. SILVEY; b. Abt. 1810; m. (2) FANNIE CARDIN, December 10, 1810, Rhea County, Tennessee.
174.....vii.....CHARLES KILGORE SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1791, Washington County, Tennessee; d. Abt. 1859, Bledsoe County, Tennessee.
.....viii.....HENRY HUNT SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1799.
175.....ix.....CRAVEN SHERRILL, b. June 09, 1801, Russell County, Virginia; d. February 10, 1864, Cumberland County, Tennessee.

60. GEORGE DAVIDSON SHERRILL (SAMUEL, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born September 1762 in North Carolina, and died March 18, 1840 in Coffee County, Tennessee. He married (1) AGNES ESTIL. He married (2) ELIZABETH HUNT 1790 in Franklin County, Georgia. She was born November 20, 1769 in Bedford County, Virginia.

Notes for GEORGE DAVIDSON SHERRILL:
Revolutionary War soldier--fought at Battle of King's Mountain. George Davidson Sherrill (1760-1840) was placed on the pension roll of Franklin County, Tenn., 1833, for service as private, North Carolina Line, per DAR lineages.

George was baptised a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Coffee Cty, TN.

Children of GEORGE SHERRILL and ELIZABETH HUNT are:
176.....i.....CATHERINE SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1795, Georgia.
177.....ii.....SAMUEL BRISLIN SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1797, Georgia; d. May 10, 1853, Booneville, Prentiss County, Mississippi.
.....iii.....ADAM SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1798, Georgia; d. Abt. 1840; m. ELLEN GILMER.
.....iv.....ELIZA MANERVA SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1799, Georgia; m. BENJAMIN SOUTH.
.....v.....HENRY HUNT SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1799, Georgia; d. Cumberland County, Tennessee; m. REBECCA LOWE.
.....vi.....NANCY SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1800, Georgia; d. August 29, 1863, Grundy County, Tennessee.

Notes for NANCY SHERRILL:
1850 Coffee Cty, TN Census 6th Civil District 8 Oct 1850
Roll 875, Page 40, Dwelling 552 Family 555

Nancy Sherrill ...50... F... $300... b GA
Pernina Sherrill ...44... F... $300... b TN
Darcas Sherrill ...39 ...F ...$300... b TN

Living in Dwelling 556 and Family 559 near Nancy is Joseph Dobson Sherrill and his wife Agnes Wood. Son of George Sherrill and Rutha Wilson. Next door to Joseph and Agnes is John C. Sherrill (brother of Joseph Sherrill) and his wife, Mary, Nancy's sister.

178.....vii.....REV. URIAH SHERRILL, b. November 13, 1802, Georgia; d. April 28, 1871, Grundy County, Tennessee.
.....viii.....PERMINA SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1808, Tennessee; d. August 29, 1863, Grundy County, Tennessee.
Notes for PERMINA SHERRILL:
1850 Coffee Cty, TN Census 6th Civil District 8 Oct 1850
Roll 875, Page 40, Dwelling 552 Family 555

Nancy Sherrill ...50... F... $300... b GA
Pernina Sherrill ...44... F... $300... b TN
Darcas Sherrill ...39 ...F ...$300... b TN

Single - per Mary La Jean Davis Sherrill's book on Samuel Sherrill.

Her will is dated 8/29/1863 in Grundy Cty, TN.

.....ix.....DARCUS SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1811, Tennessee.
Notes for DARCUS SHERRILL:
1850 Coffee Cty, TN Census 6th Civil District 8 Oct 1850
Roll 875, Page 40, Dwelling 552 Family 555

Nancy Sherrill ...50... F... $300... b GA
Pernina Sherrill ...44... F... $300... b TN
Darcas Sherrill ...39 ...F ...$300... b TN

.....x.....ISAAC TAYLOR SIMS SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1813, Coffee County, Tennessee; d. Abt. 1886, Swain County, North Carolina; m. FRANCES CAROLINE SHERRILL, Abt. 1847; b. Abt. 1820, Haywood County, North Carolina; d. Swain County, North Carolina.
179.....xi.....MARY B. SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1815, Coffee County, Tennessee.

61. RACHEL SHERRILL (AQUILLA, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born August 12, 1760 in North Carolina. She married NICHOLAS LLOYD in Alabama.

Children of RACHEL SHERRILL and NICHOLAS LLOYD are:
.....i.....SARAH LLOYD.
.....ii.....RUTHA LLOYD, b. Abt. 1801; m. WILLIAM M. GREEN, Abt. 1816, Wayne County, Kentucky.
.....iii.....NANCY LLOYD, d. Alabama; m. LEWIS GREEN, Wayne County, Kentucky.

62. ABRAHAM SHERRILL (AQUILLA, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born Abt. 1764 in North Carolina, and died July 10, 1853 in Putnam County, Tennessee. He married CALESTINE GRANT in Cherokee Indian village. She died July 20, 1851 in Tennessee.

Child of ABRAHAM SHERRILL and CALESTINE GRANT is:
180.....i.....ELAM SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1795, North Carolina; d. Abt. 1882.

63. ISAAC SHERRILL (AQUILLA, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born September 20, 1768 in Lincoln County, North Carolina, and died May 10, 1861 in Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina, USA. He married (1) REBECCA ?. He married (2) JANE CATES October 26, 1843 in McMinn County, Tennessee.

Notes for ISAAC SHERRILL:
Posted by Ann Sherrill Davis (txcajun at flash.net) on October 31, 1998 at 02:24:11:
I would appreciate any information about Isaac SHERRILL, born c1768, son of Aquilla SHERRILL & Lucretia WILSON. Isaac is named in Aquilla's will proved January 1805. Isaac's first wife was Rebecca and her name is given in a document for sale of land in Wayne County, Ky dated August 8th, 1821. Many researchers think his second wife Jane CATES, whom he married after Rebecca's death is his ONLY wife. He married Jane 26 Oct 1843 in McMinn County, Tenn. Isaac and Rebecca's children were: Elizabeth b. c1790 NC, Moses b. c1796 Tn, Martha?, Joanna m. Stanford PRINCE and Jonathan b. 1798, marr. Sarah YATES 2 Nov 1819 Wayne County, Ky. Jonathan and Sarah/Sally moved into Indiana by 1840. Jonathan's children were: Almina, Emily, Indiana Julia, Hiram Tyre, Rebecca C., William Isaac b. 1834 m. Catherine CHANDLER, Jonathan, Jeremiah, Sarah and Levisa Ann. Any help or corrections with above would be appreciated. Thank you.

Is this your line? Are you researching one of these Sherrill's and can you clarify any information that you have on them?

Isaac & wf? lived in Roane Co TN 1830 with 2 males & 3 fem, 1 add'l fem is less than 5 (granddtr?). Roane Co is just up river from McMinn. Before rail in 1850's this was the transportation. The Hiwassee River on the south McMinn line was also navigable past Calhoun in many seasons except dry summers. Probably misprinted or middle name in 1840 as "James" in McMinn pg 120, (an elderly couple in 70's). Prob son William was County Court Clerk Deputy 1826-36. Next door is son Eli with wf, 5 males & 6 fem. In 1850 McMinn Co, Eli 51 TN, Isaac 21
TN, Elizb 19, Nancy 16, Martha 14, Louisa 14, Timothy 12, Matthew/Nathan? 11, Mary Macians 7, Betty Williams 25, Timothy 3, James 3 mo. There was some shopping at the "estate sales" of their day on the part of Isaac, Eli, & Ben.
Isaac was 82 in 1850 Census, Jane (Cates)was 57, both born NC.

Isaac lived in Roane 1830, moved to McMinn 1838, re-married 1843, by 1850 was aged 82 & died there. His children would be: Eli 1799, possibly Uriah or Joseph of Blount Co, Charles, Craven, Samuel, or Henry of Bledsoe Co. Children of Eli: William 1812, Ben 1820(mar Lucinda Lawson 1840), Joanna 1819 (Mrs Stanford Prince), John B 1824 (mar Mary/Polly Shook 1846), Isaac 1828, James 1830 (mar Sara Matilda Childers 1848), Louisa 1832, Tim 1836, Matthew
1839, Betty/Elizb (Mrs. Calvin Williams), Ezek. (mar#1=Mrs Morgan Burk 1854, mar#2=Luzany F Staples 1858).

Ben named a dtr Rebecca prob after his grandmother.
Eli named a son Isaac prob after his father.

PLEEZ (please) email me txcajun at flash.net as well as post here. Thank You.

Children of ISAAC SHERRILL and REBECCA ? are:
.....i.....ELIZABETH SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1790, North Carolina.
.....ii.....MOSES SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1796, Tennessee.
.....iii.....MARTHA SHERRILL.
.....iv.....JOANNA SHERRILL, m. STANFORD PRINCE.
181.....v.....JONATHAN SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1798, Tennessee; d. Abt. 1870, Indiana.
182.....vi.....HULDA SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1770.

64. HULDAH SHERRILL (AQUILLA, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born 1770, and died Bef. 1840 in Jackson County, Alabama. She married WILLIAM WILSON June 15, 1786 in Greene County, Tennessee, son of RICHARD WILSON and MARY HUTCHESON.

Notes for WILLIAM WILSON:
Under the treaty of Calhoun dated July 8, 1817 white men we empowered to claim reservations of land in Jackson County Alabama based on their wives status as Cherokee indians. Accordingly on July 11, 1818 William Wilson was awarded reservation #128 on the Flint River "in the right of his wife" with a family of 3. This means that Hulde (Hulda) was a Cherokee Indian. This comes down through her mother who was a Cherokee Indian. Her mother was Lucretia Wilson who married Aquila Sherrill.

Author: Pat Finnell Date: 4 Jul 2001 11:05 PM
In Reply to: Lucretia Wiilson and daughter Hulde by: Linda Goda
.....I don't believe the William Wilson who obtained one of the Wilson Reservations on the Flint River in Madison Co AL in right of his wife and the Thomas Wilson who also obtained Reservation same place (a few miles north of William) in his own right are the family of Hulda (Sherrill)and William Wilson. Their son Thomas at least came into Jackson Co 1819, then back and forth to Franklin Co TN for the next 14 years. William joined Mud Creek Church in Jackson Co by June 1820 about 30 miles from the Reservation. Had the reservationist moved the 30 or so miles to the Bellefonte area he would have lost his Reservation land. June 28 1823 the William Wilson with Reservation and others petitioned for fee simply title. The Thomas Wilson Reservation was granted in fee simple in 1819 under a different treaty. In 1830 there were 3 Williams in Jackson Co and 1 in Madison Co. Major Thomas Wilson freely acknowledged and raised his mulatto grandson b. 1864 but never said anything about Indian parentage, and apparently he was a great talker. Also none of these Wilsons is on the 1835 Indian census Jackson Co - I could not locate the Madison Co enumeration due to the extremely poor quality of the microfilm.
.....One other point that should be clarified, Hulda (Sherrill) Wilson died after 1829, but before 1840. She is included in William's hh 1830 but not 1840 census. A new membership list of Mud Creek Church was drawn up 1829, her name was on it. The clerk then added names as new members joined and made notations as members died, moved or were dropped from membership.

Children of HULDAH SHERRILL and WILLIAM WILSON are:
183.....i.....THOMAS JACKSON WILSON, b. December 11, 1799, Greene County, Tennessee; d. October 18, 1892, Jackson County, Alabama.
.....ii.....ISAAC WILSON.

65. RUTH SHERRILL (AQUILLA, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born 1774. She married JOHN PRYOR.

Notes for RUTH SHERRILL:
In your Saylors family history, do you have a Saylors/Sellens/Sailors, that married Mary Prior/Pryor, in White County, Tenn between 1810-1830? Mary Prior/Pryor, was the daughter of John Prior/Pryor and Ruth Sherrill. The Prior/Pryor family moved from Greene County, Tn to White County, Tn in the 1810-1815 time frame. This family then moved on to Sangamon County, Illinois in 1829.

Lee gillis

Child of RUTH SHERRILL and JOHN PRYOR is:
.....i.....MARY PRYOR.

66. VIOLET SHERRILL (AQUILLA, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born 1778. She married HARRISON HUTCHISON August 26, 1802 in Greene County, Tennessee.

Child of VIOLET SHERRILL and HARRISON HUTCHISON is:
.....i.....LOVINA HUTCHISON.

67. RACHEL SHERRILL (URIAH, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born December 08, 1754 in Lookout Mountain, DeKalb, Alabama, USA. She married ABRAHAM MASSEY June 30, 1774 in Rowan County, North Carolina, son of NICHOLAS MASSEY and HENRIETTA WHALEY. He was born Abt. 1757, and died Abt. 1787 in Lincoln County, North Carolina.

Children of RACHEL SHERRILL and ABRAHAM MASSEY are:
.....i.....ABRAHAM MASSEY, d. Aft. 1850, Lookout Mountain, DeKalb, Alabama, USA.
.....ii.....BENJAMIN MASSEY, d. Abt. 1814.

68. JOSEPH SHERRILL (URIAH, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born November 08, 1756 in Rowan County, North Carolina, and died March 30, 1831. He married NANCY GABRIEL.

Children of JOSEPH SHERRILL and NANCY GABRIEL are:
....i.....RUTH A. SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1777. She married MICHAEL SHERRILL November 08, 1804 in Lincoln County, North Carolina, son of MOSES SHERRILL and SARAH SIMPSON. Child is listed under (83) Michael Sherrill.
.....ii.....JACOB SHERRILL, b. June 03, 1781; m. ELIZABETH STEPHENSON.
185.....iii.....URIAH SHERRILL, b. October 14, 1783, North Carolina; d. July 16, 1852, Lincoln County, Tennessee.
.....iv.....AGNES SHERRILL.
.....v.....ELI SHERRILL, m. ELMIRA SHERRILL, May 23, 1835, Lincoln County, North Carolina.
.....vi.....RUANNA SHERRILL, m. MARTIN LOWRANCE, Abt. 1806, Lincoln County, North Carolina.

69. LEWIS SHERRILL (URIAH, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born April 14, 1761 in Burke County, North Carolina, and died December 16, 1840 in Anderson, South Carolina. He married MARY MASON February 27, 1783 in Burke County, North Carolina. She was born February 23, 1766 in Burke County, North Carolina, and died December 22, 1840 in Anderson, South Carolina.

Notes for LEWIS SHERRILL:
Revolutionary War Service: Private, Soldier, under Capt. Smith and Capt. Levettis in Col. Brevard and Col. McDowell's Regiment, Burke Cty, NC. While residing in Burke Cty, NC in 1779, Lewis Sherrill, at the age of 18, volunteered for service in the NC militia. He served first in McDowell's Burke County Partison Rangers."

Children of LEWIS SHERRILL and MARY MASON are:
186.....i.....JOHN SHERRILL, b. May 10, 1784, South Carolina; d. March 15, 1855, Missouri.
.....ii.....URIAH SHERRILL, b. November 17, 1785; d. Abt. 1797.
.....iii.....DAVID SHERRILL, b. January 25, 1788; d. September 17, 1855, St. Francis County, Missouri; m. MARY GUYTON, Abt. 1812. Notes for DAVID SHERRILL: Served in the War of 1812; moved to Missouri ca 1838
.....iv.....ELEANOR SHERRILL, b. March 1789; m. DANIEL CAMPBELL, Abt. 1809.
.....v.....JUDITH SHERRILL, b. June 17, 1791.
.....vi.....RACHEL SHERRILL, b. November 29, 1793; d. November 04, 1867, Anderson, South Carolina; m. ALEXANDER MOOREHEAD.
187.....vii.....RUANNA SHERRILL, b. February 22, 1796.
.....viii.....HENRY MASON SHERRILL, b. February 25, 1797; d. September 10, 1802, Anderson, South Carolina.
188.....ix.....MARY MASON SHERRILL, b. February 25, 1799, Pendleton District, South Carolina; d. July 08, 1879, Panola County, Texas.
189.....x.....ESTHER AMANDA SHERRILL, b. December 21, 1802, South Carolina; d. March 04, 1868, Milam County, Texas.
190.....xi.....LEWIS P. SHERRILL, b. July 05, 1805, Anderson County, South Carolina; d. February 24, 1850, Paulding County, Georgia.
.....xii.....ANNA COLE SHERRILL, b. October 03, 1807; m. JOSEPH JOLLY.

70. DAVID SHERRILL (URIAH, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born October 02, 1764 in Burke County, North Carolina, and died July 17, 1827 in Iredell Co., NC. He married RACHEL HAMILTON WFT Est. 1786-1813. She was born Abt. 1774, and died January 01, 1858.

Notes for DAVID SHERRILL:
[771753.ged]

[Sherrell.FTW]

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Source:
Uriah Sherrill son of Adam and Elizabeth Manuscripts:
Family Group Sheet prepared by William Andrew Sherrill:
W E Sherrill Notes & Charts
Marriages of Lincoln Co.
Delores Miltenberger
Notes:
Inre: Archibald Hamilton, Iredell Co. Deeds: 0:78f, 18 Aug. 1827
Alfred M Sherrill, Iredell Co. Deeds: M:1088f, 18 Aug 1829
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-----Original Message-----
From: DAnder7649 at aol.com
To: Sherrill-L at rootsweb.com
Date: Tuesday, October 21, 1997 12:06 AM
Subject: Sherrill's found in Hamilton Family
I have a book on the Hamilton's which included some lines of David Sherill , he being the son of Uriah Sherrill and Judith Lewis. David married Rachel Hamilton and their children were: Mason, Alfred and Margaret.

The youngest daughter Margaret married her cousin Henry Lollar son of Margaret Hamilton and Jacob Lollar.

Anyone intersted in these lines can contact me at DAnder7649 at aol.com and I would be happy to pass on what I have.

Sylvia Anderson
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-----Original Message-----
From: DAnder7649 at aol.com
To: tuckahoe at abraxis.com
Date: Wednesday, October 22, 1997 9:53 AM
Subject: Re: Sherrills found in Hamilton County

Hi Donna,

I have a book called the Three Hamilton's of Maryland, Andrew, Gavin, Ninian. In there one of the Hamilton girls married David Sherrill son of Uriah/Ute Sherrill. This book was done for the Hamilton family and not publicly printed. There are several generations that were put in and some copies of land deeds or signatures or death records as well as some letter's between the family. The author of this book took her material from Mrs. Mildred Skelley of Indiana which included the descendants of Archibald Hamilton. She also had contact with a Kenneth Jackson of Hayesville, NC in 1983 who supplied her was data. All of these Hamilton's would be various cousin's of my line of Hamilton's, I am not a direct desc of the Sherrill/Hamilton group.

Personally if you are intersted in the whole thing, it might be better for me to copy it off and send it to you, there is about 20 pages in reference to the Sherrill family and some more on the Lollar family that the female Sherrill's married into. Let me know what you think on this.

I am intersted in the Sherrill's from NC. I have some data on them from Adam Sherill and his family. One who was intersting was one Samuel Sherrill, son of Adam whose life interwove with my Shinn family back in Rowan Co NC. [Uriah] Ute Sherrill signed the will of Samuel Shinn and one of the Sherrill's and Silas Shinn are on some deed together.

The Sherrill family is known to have been connected to other known MD families who also are found in NC. I have been in contact with only one Sherrill desc and she is on line as well, I don't know if she is part of the Sherrill family group or not. She helped me get the right generation's in line as again like many other families, they repeat the names in several generations.

Sylvia Trotter Anderson
Arroyo Grande, CA
(805) 489-0906

Children of DAVID SHERRILL and RACHEL HAMILTON are:
191.....i.....ALFRED M. SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1798, North Carolina; d. WFT Est. 1799-1888.
192.....ii.....MARGARET SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1800; d. WFT Est. 1842-1900.
193.....iii.....MASON W. SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1796; d. March 23, 1853, Catawba County, North Carolina.
.....iv.....ENOS SHERRILL.

71. ENOS SHERRILL (URIAH, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born December 13, 1767, and died March 31, 1841. He married ELIZABETH LEWIS, daughter of RICHARD LEWIS. She was born September 10, 1770, and died October 08, 1805.

Children of ENOS SHERRILL and ELIZABETH LEWIS are:
194.....i.....AUSTIN WADE SHERRILL, b. March 12, 1797; d. August 14, 1836, Tipton County, Tennessee.
195.....ii.....ABNER LEWIS SHERRILL, b. July 13, 1798; d. February 1851, Tipton County, Tennessee.
.....iii.....ELIHU LOFTIN SHERRILL, b. July 13, 1798; d. September 12, 1836, Marion, Wilcox, Alabama.
196.....iv.....DAVID LEWIS SHERRILL, b. May 13, 1800, Catawba County, North Carolina; d. Abt. 1845.
.....v.....SILAS LEWIS SHERRILL, b. August 25, 1802, North Carolina; d. September 1811, North Carolina. Silas died unmarried.
197.....vi.....LINNEY SHERRILL, b. January 01, 1805, North Carolina; d. 1875.

72. BENJAMIN SHERRILL (URIAH, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born February 05, 1769, and died July 09, 1852. He married MARY COLLIER May 09, 1798 in Lincoln County, North Carolina.

Children of BENJAMIN SHERRILL and MARY COLLIER are:
.....i.....MARTIN SHERRILL.
.....ii.....JOHN MCCAMIE SHERRILL, b. March 17, 1802; d. December 1844; m. SALLIE ANDERSON, January 08, 1818.
.....iii.....ELMIRA SHERRILL.
.....iv.....ELITHA SHERRILL, m. (1) THOMAS BLAKELY; m. (2) JOHN HOOPER, Abt. 1830, Lincoln County, North Carolina.
.....v.....ELVIRA SHERRILL.
.....vi.....LAVINIA SHERRILL, m. JOHN HAMPTON, November 26, 1826, Lincoln County, North Carolina.
.....vii.....CLARINDA MAHALA SHERRILL, m. LEE OSBOURNE, July 18, 1839, Lincoln County, North Carolina.
.....viii.....JUDITH L. SHERRILL, m. YOUNG SHELTON, March 22, 1837, Lincoln County, North Carolina.

73. NICHOLAS OSBORNE SHERRILL (ADAM, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born August 22, 1762 in North Carolina, and died January 1811. He married (1) SARAH MASSEY. He married (2) MARTHA DILLON March 20, 1792 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. She was born August 07, 1765, and died February 24, 1842.

Notes for NICHOLAS OSBORNE SHERRILL:
North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
Bride: Martha Dilin
Groom: Nicolas Sherrill
Bond Date: 20 Mar 1792
County: Lincoln
Record #: 01 114
Bondsman: Evin Sherrill
Bond #: 000075688
Comment: Or Nicles Sharell; Sherall

Notes for MARTHA DILLON:
The will of Martha Sherrill dated 20 Jun 1838 and proved Mar 1942. See Lincoln County, North Carolina, Wills Book 2, p121.

Child of NICHOLAS SHERRILL and SARAH MASSEY is:
198.....i.....SARAH ELIZABETH SHERRILL was born May 08, 1787, and died June 19, 1858 in Catawba County, North Carolina. She married SILAS SHERRILL August 22, 1822 in Lincoln County, North Carolina, son of ELISHA SHERRILL and LEAH LITTON. Children are listed under (152) Silas Sherrill, as is her will.

Children of NICHOLAS SHERRILL and MARTHA DILLON are:
199.....ii.....MARY SHERRILL, b. January 02, 1793.
.....iii.....HIRAM SHERRILL was born November 05, 1795 in Catawba County, North Carolina, and died January 05, 1860 in Catawba County, North Carolina. He married SARAH SHERRILL August 11, 1820 in Lincoln County, North Carolina, daughter of MOSES SHERRILL and MARTHA OSBORNE. Children are listed under (163) Sarah Sherrill.
201.....iv.....ADAM SHERRILL, b. August 16, 1797, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. November 09, 1844.
202.....v.....THEOPHOLOUS SHERRILL, b. June 22, 1799; d. August 10, 1873.
.....vi.....JUDITH SHERRILL, b. October 12, 1801; d. February 04, 1858; m. CHARLES BEATTY, February 01, 1821.
.....vii.....JOHN HENRY SHERRILL, b. January 14, 1804; d. September 27, 1863. Civil War vet.. He married MARTHA SHERRILL September 29, 1825, daughter of ELISHA SHERRILL and LEAH LITTON. Children are listed under (156) Martha Sherrill.
204.....viii.....NELSON J. SHERRILL, b. November 17, 1806; d. March 08, 1883, Catawba County, North Carolina.
205.....ix.....NICHOLAS WHITEFIELD SHERRILL, b. February 08, 1811.

74. SUSANNA SHERRILL (ADAM, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born 1782. She married JAMES LOFTON December 27, 1796.

Children of SUSANNA SHERRILL and JAMES LOFTON are:
206.....i.....NANCY LOFTON.
.....ii.....EDMUND LOFTON.
.....iii.....ELIZABETH LOFTON.
.....iv.....HENDERSON LOFTON.
.....v.....JOHN LOFTON.
.....vi.....MARY LOFTON.
207.....vii.....JAMES THOMAS LOFTIN, b. 1798.

75. JACOB SHERRILL (JACOB, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born April 07, 1755 in Rowan County, North Carolina, and died January 02, 1810 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. He married ELIZABETH ADELAIDE PERKINS Abt. 1786, daughter of ELISHA PERKINS. She was born Abt. 1758 in Frederick County, Virginia, and died January 1834 in Independence County, Arkansas Territory. See the Perkins history elsewhere on this website.

Jacob's will was dated 2 January 1810; ELizabeth's was dated 4 October 1814 Arkansas, probated in Lincoln Co. NC in January of 1835. In Deed Book 12, page 469, on 6 April 1796, in Berkeley County, VA, Jacob and Betsy sell land inherited from her father, given as "Elisha Perkins.".

Elizabeth's first fiance was hung by the Tories. She died between October 1834 and January 1835 in Arkansas Territory. Her will was dated 4 October 1834 in Arkansas and probated in Lincoln County, NC in January of 1835.

Children of JACOB SHERRILL and ELIZABETH PERKINS are:
208.....i.....ELI P. SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1787, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. Abt. 1870, Washington County, Arkansas.
209.....ii.....COLBERT SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1789, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. Bef. 1850, Alexander County, North Carolina.
210.....iii.....JOHN ANDERSON SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1794, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. Abt. 1856, North Carolina.
211.....iv.....NANCY SHERRILL, b. November 18, 1794, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. May 24, 1867, Iredell County, North Carolina.
212.....v.....MARY SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1797, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. September 16, 1878, Catawba County, North Carolina.
213.....vi.....ALFRED SHERRILL, b. August 08, 1792, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. February 21, 1864, Independence County, Arkansas Territory.
.....vii.....EPHRAIM SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1800, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. Aft. 1810, Lincoln County, North Carolina.

76. SAMUEL WILSON SHERRILL (JACOB, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born March 21, 1758 in Rowan County, North Carolina, and died October 12, 1823 in Wilson County, Tennessee. He married ELIZABETH THOMAS January 11, 1782 in Rowan County, North Carolina, daughter of JACOB THOMAS and MARGARET BREVARD. She was born July 29, 1764, and died June 30, 1851.

Notes for SAMUEL WILSON SHERRILL:
Samuel Wilson Sherrill was a NC soldier in the American Revolution. He and his wife moved about 1792 to Wilson Co., TN. He built one of the first houses on Barton's Creek ca 1800, about 2 miles S.W. of what is now the town of Lebanon.

Copied from Wilson County Tennessee Book of Wills (1819-1823), pp 505 & 506, and furnished by Thurman D. Glenn.
.....In the name of God Amen, I Samuel W. Sherrill Senr of Wilson County and State of Tennessee am low in body but of perfect mind and memory do make ordain and constitute this my last will and testament in manner of form as follows to wit.
.....First I will that after my decease that all of my just debts be paid by my executrix & executor as I shall hereafter name
.....Secondly I give and bequeath unto my loving wife Elizabeth Sherrill all the following property enduring her widowhood that is to say the tract of land that I now live on all my household and kitchen furniture also all my stock of every kind all my farming tools & utensils my wagon & gear also my Negro boy named Amos with the following exceptions that is to say that my wife shall make my three children is now living with us Ruanna Hugh & Alanson Nunan Sherrill, equal in property to those of my children that have married & left us out of the above property willed to my wife that is to say when they become of age and further it is my will that my wife dispose of any of the above property in schooling and raising the above named children. It is my will that if my wife should marry that she be entitled to a child's part of the above estate
.....Thirdly after the death or marriage of my wife Elizabeth, I give and bequeath to my loving son Alanson Nuenan Sherrill a part of that tract of land that I now live on that is to say the west side of the creek also the legacy that is coming to me from my father's estate the amount not known to him & his heirs forever.
.....Fourthly I give & bequeath unto my son Hugh Sherrill the other part of my tract of land that is to say the east side of the creek and the creek to be the line between my two sons. to him and his heirs forever.
Sixthly (Sic) after the marriage or death of my loving wife I will that all my property of every kind that is not willed be sold or divided as they think most proper and be equally divided between the following named children Peggy Donnell, Archibald Sherrill, Samuel W. Sherrill, Huldy Chanler, Betsy Thomas Bone Rebecca Tolliver and Ruanna Sherrill to them and their heirs forever.
.....Lastly I nominate and appoint my loving wife Elizabeth Sherrill and my son Archibald Sherrill my executrix & Executor, to this my last will and testament.
.....In witness whereof I have hereunto set my name and affixed my seal the 29th day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty three Samuel W. Sherrill, Sr. No bond or security will be required of the executors.
Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of
John W. Peyton
Wm. Thomas
State of Tennessee
Wilson County Court December seven 1823

From History of Wilson County, Tennessee. No longer standing is the house built in 1797-98 by Samuel Wilson Sherrill on Barton's Creek near the crossing of the Tucker's Gap Road. It was a landmark for many years. The house was built of hewn cedar logs, the door shutters made of split boards smoothed with the drawing knife and nailed together with hand-wrought nails.

Children of SAMUEL SHERRILL and ELIZABETH THOMAS are:
.....i.....HUGH SHERRILL, b. December 26, 1782.
214.....ii.....MARGARET SHERRILL, b. September 14, 1784, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. 1866, Wilson County, Tennessee.
215.....iii.....ARCHIBALD SHERRILL, b. May 26, 1786, Rowan County, North Carolina; d. June 27, 1853, Wilson County, Tennessee.
.....iv.....SAMUEL WILSON SHERRILL, b. July 26, 1788, Lincoln County, North Carolina; m. EVA SHEETS.
216.....v.....HULDA SHERRILL, b. February 27, 1791.
217.....vi.....ANNIE SHERRILL, b. February 14, 1793.
.....vii.....ELIZABETH THOMAS SHERRILL, b. September 14, 1796, Wilson County, Tennessee; m. AMOS BONE, Abt. 1823.
.....viii.....REBECCA S. SHERRILL, b. January 06, 1800, Wilson County, Tennessee; d. November 06, 1874; m. ZACHARIAH TOLLIVAR, January 19, 1820, Wilson County, Tennessee.
218.....ix.....RUANNA NEWMAN SHERRILL, b. August 17, 1803, Wilson County, Tennessee; d. May 20, 1846, Wilson County, Tennessee.
.....x.....HUGH SHERRILL, b. May 05, 1806, Wilson County, Tennessee; d. July 28, 1836; m. JANE SCOBY, February 17, 1829, Wilson County, Tennessee.
.....xi.....ALANSON NUNNION SHERRILL, b. September 09, 1808; d. March 01, 1832; m. ELIZABETH ?.

77. URIAH SHERRILL (JACOB, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born February 12, 1757 in Rowan County, North Carolina, and died Abt. 1818 in Wilson County, Tennessee. He married (1) POLLY G. SULLIVAN, daughter of FLETCHER SULLIVAN and MARY ?. She was born Abt. 1760. He married (2) BETSY CLARK.

Notes for POLLY G. SULLIVAN:
NICHOL(S): Benjamin NICHOL (surname often recorded with a final 's' in error) b. MD circa 1770, came to Wilson Co. and settled on Pond Lick circa 1811. The 1820 Census records that he had a full household: 4 sons, a wife and daughter. In 1823 he m. Polly Sullivan SHERRILL, widow of Uriah "Ute" SHERRILL, and later moved to Carroll Co. Who was Benjamin's first wife? What became of her? Where did Benjamin NICHOL live in Maryland, and between there and Wilson Co.? Benjamin's descendants have been working on this one since the 1940's--ANY bit of info would be very welcome! Bob Nichol
bnichol at iname.com

Children of URIAH SHERRILL and POLLY SULLIVAN are:
.....i.....NANCY SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1805.
.....ii.....ALFRED SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1809.
.....iii.....REBECCA SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1813.
.....iv.....RUTH SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1815.
.....v.....SARAH LAYTON SHERRILL, b. April 19, 1812, Wilson County, Tennessee; d. February 1881, Ruthford, Gibson, Tennessee; m. DAVID HALLIBURTON; b. Abt. 1808.

78. ABEL SHERRILL (JACOB, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born June 17, 1765 in Lincoln County, North Carolina, and died July 03, 1850 in Wilson County, Tennessee. He married ANNIE THOMAS, daughter of JACOB THOMAS and MARGARET BREVARD. Notes for ABEL SHERRILL: Moved to TN in 1798

Child of ABEL SHERRILL and ANNIE THOMAS is:
219.....i.....MARY SHERRILL, b. October 25, 1807.

79. MARY SHERRILL (JACOB, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born 1775, and died in Carroll, Tennessee. She married WILLIAM STACY December 19, 1810 in Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee, USA. He was born Abt. 1787.

Children of MARY SHERRILL and WILLIAM STACY are:
.....i.....POLLY STACY, b. Abt. 1811.
.....ii.....ELIZABETH STACY, b. Abt. 1812.
.....iii.....GRINCY JANE STACY, b. Abt. 1814.
.....iv.....JACOB STACY, b. Abt. 1818.
.....v.....HULDA STACY, b. Abt. 1819.
.....vi.....THOMAS STACY, b. Abt. 1820.
.....vii.....LOUISA STACY, b. Abt. 1827.

80. REBECCA SHERRILL (JACOB, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born 1779. She married JOSHUA PERKINS December 18, 1795 in Lincoln County, North Carolina, son of JOSHUA PERKINS and MARY SHERRILL. He was born 1765 in Rowan County, North Carolina, and died October 06, 1839 in Bond County, Illinois. Children and his details are posted on my Perkins history on this website.

81. AMBROSE SHERRILL (JACOB, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born October 13, 1780 in Lincoln County, North Carolina, and died September 1844. He married MARGARET HOPKINS.

Child of AMBROSE SHERRILL and MARGARET HOPKINS is:
224.....i.....JACOB SHERRILL, b. November 23, 1810, Lick Creek, Williamson, Tennessee, USA; d. October 01, 1889.

82. AQUILLA SHERRILL (MOSES, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born November 01, 1771 in Rowan County, North Carolina. He married (1) LUCRESY ?. He married (2) MARY FARR HORNBERRIER February 15, 1803.

Children of AQUILLA SHERRILL and MARY HORNBERRIER are:
.....i.....JOHNNIE SHERRILL.
.....ii.....KIZZIE SHERRILL.
.....iii.....DAVID SHERRILL.
.....iv.....LIZZIE SHERRILL.
.....v.....JOSEPH SHERRILL.

83. MICHAEL SHERRILL (MOSES, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born February 20, 1779 in Rowan County, North Carolina. He married RUTH A. SHERRILL November 08, 1804 in Lincoln County, North Carolina, daughter of JOSEPH SHERRILL and NANCY GABRIEL. She was born Abt. 1777. Sources include MARY'S FAMILY TREE

Notes for MICHAEL SHERRILL:
North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
Bride: Rutha Sherrill
Groom: Michael Sherrill
Bond Date: 08 Nov 1804
County: Lincoln
Record #: 01 114
Bondsman: James Clark
Witness: Thos Wheeler
Bond #: 000075681

Children of MICHAEL SHERRILL and RUTH SHERRILL are:
.....i.....POLLY A. SHERRILL, born abt. 1799 Lincoln County, NC; died 5 Jan 1865.
.....ii.....MOSES MICHAEL SHERRILL, born abt. 1804 Lincoln County, NC; died about 1875 NC.
225.....iii.....SARAH LOUISA SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1805 Lincoln County, NC.
.....iv.....ELI STANHOPE SHERRILL, born abt. 1806 Lincoln County, NC.
.....v.....JOSEPH ALEXANDER SHERRILL, born abt. 1808 Lincoln County, NC.
.....vi.....RUANNA EVALINE SHERRILL, born abt. 1812 North Carolina, died 29 Aug 1856.
.....vii.....WILLIAM SHERRILL, born abt. 1812.
.....viii.....MITCHELL SHERRILL, born abt. 1820.
225A.....ix.....ROBERT C. SHERRILL, born 20 Aug 1820 Sherrills Ford, Lincoln County, North Carolina, died 24 Mar 1875 Catawba County, North Carolina. He married MARTHA ANN CRAWFORD. She was born 20 Aug 1820 Lincoln (now Catawba) County, North Carolina; died 03 Mar 1880 Sherrills Ford, Catawba, North Carolina, USA. 8 children.
.....x.....HENRY WILLIAM SHERRILL, born 29 Dec 1823 Lincoln County, NC; died abt 1863 Delaware, USA.
.....xi.....ADALINE SHERRILL, born abt. 1827 Lincoln County, NC.
.....xi.....POLLY A. SHERRILL, born abt. 1828 Lincoln County, NC.

84. ABSOLOM SHERRILL (MOSES, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born January 05, 1789 in Rowan County, North Carolina, and died February 26, 1865 in Iredell County, North Carolina. He married (1) ELIZABETH SHERRILL November 20, 1811 in Lincoln County, North Carolina, daughter of MOSES SHERRILL and MARTHA OSBORNE. She was born January 06, 1791 in Catawba County, North Carolina, and died May 14, 1833 in Catawba County, North Carolina. He married (2) SARAH ALPINE December 20, 1842.

Children of ABSOLOM SHERRILL and ELIZABETH SHERRILL are:
225B.....i.....MOSES WASHINGTON SHERRILL, m. MATTY LITTLE (MARTHA ERNESTINE LITTLE), March 21, 1835, Lincoln County, North Carolina. Based on tombstones, he was born 24 Apr 1812 and died 5 Feb 1897. She was born Dec. 1, 1814 NC and died Jun. 21, 1891 NC. See picture of tombstones at www.findagrave.com. Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Denver, Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA
225C.....ii.....THOMAS PINCKNEY SHERRILL was born 01 May 1823 Catawba County, North Carolina, and died 18 Feb 1866. He married MARTHA PARKER, b. about 1832 Catawba County, North Carolina.
.....iii.....SARA EMMA SHERRILL.

85. SARAH SHERRILL (MOSES, ADAM, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born July 07, 1791 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. She married JOSEPH SHERRILL January 01, 1811 in Lincoln County, North Carolina, son of URIAH SHERRILL and FRANCES DOBSON. He was born 1782 in Burke County, North Carolina, and died Abt. 1854 in Cherokee County, North Carolina. SOURCES INCLUDE: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~sherrilldavis/ghtout/gp105.htm#head2

Children of SARAH SHERRILL and JOSEPH SHERRILL are:
.....i.....MARY ELVIRA SHERRILL, b. 1812, Lincoln County, North Carolina; d. Abt. 1870, Swain County, North Carolina; m. JAMES HOLLAND WIGGINS, 1832, Macon County, North Carolina; b. Abt. 1805, Burke County, North Carolina.
226.....ii.....CATHERINE MAHALA SHERRILL, b. 1814, North Carolina; d. October 29, 1880.
227.....iii.....MOSES LOFTIN SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1815, North Carolina; d. Abt. 1871, Swain County, North Carolina.
.....iv.....URIAH SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1817, Haywood County, North Carolina; m. JANE S. REAGAN, April 04, 1844.
.....v.....AGNES EVELINE SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1819, Haywood County, North Carolina; m. BAXTER B. CAMPBELL, November 02, 1843.
.....vi.....SAMUEL WILSON SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1823; m. ELIZABETH BIRCHFIELD, February 23, 1844, Blount County, Tennessee, USA.
.....vii.....RUTH A. SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1825, Haywood County, North Carolina; m. ISRAEL POWER COLVARD, August 27, 1842.
.....viii.....SARAH P. SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1826, Haywood County, North Carolina; m. DAVID MCDANIEL, December 22, 1853.
.....ix.....CASSANDRA H. SHERRILL, b. Abt. 1832, Macon County, North Carolina; m. THOMAS J. FOUTE.
228.....x.....MICHAEL SIMPSON SHERRILL, b. April 01, 1828, Haywood County, North Carolina; d. January 1909, Graham, Alamance, North Carolina.

86. WILLIAM SHERRILL (WILLIAM, MARGERY, WILLIAM, WILLIAM, ADAM SHERWELL) was born December 20, 1766, and died 1843. He married MILDRED BOTTS March 27, 1797. She was born August 10, 1776, and died Abt. 1850 in Green County, Kentucky, USA.

Children of WILLIAM SHERRILL and MILDRED BOTTS are:
.....i.....BENJAMIN W. SHERRILL, b. November 17, 1798.
.....ii.....LUCINDA SHERRILL, b. May 10, 1800.
.....iii.....THOMPSON SHERRILL, b. June 02, 1803.
.....iv.....GRANDERSON SHERRILL, b. April 07, 1806.
.....v.....MALINDA SHERRILL, b. July 30, 1808.
.....vi.....MASON W. SHERRILL, b. December 20, 1809.
.....vii.....ORPHA ANN SHERRILL, b. November 08, 1811.
.....viii.....EVALINE SHERRILL, b. April 20, 1813.
.....ix.....DIANNA SHERRILL, b. March 20, 1815.


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