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Martha Jane Wooley

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William Wooley


1. Martha Jane Wooley

2. Elizabeth Wooley

3. James Wooley

4. Cary Allen Wooley

5. Rachel A. Wooley

6. Isaac Wooley

7. Cynthia Ann Wooley


NOTES: Holton Cemetery, Ripley County, Indiana. Census records, Ripley County Marriage records. Cary Wooley was a jeweler in Flora, Carroll County, Indiana.

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Daniel Wooley


1. Henry Wooley

2. William Wooley

3. Lucinda Wooley

4. Carey Allen Wooley

5. Amanda Wooley

6. Rachel Wooley


NOTES: Marriage bond, Garrard County, bears the signature of Elijah Hiatt, Nancy's brother. The family says that Daniel gave a $500 bond to Nancy's father, which was never returned. Holman Cemetery, Ripley County.

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Henry Wooley

Mary Bainbridge

Henry:


1. Sarah Wooley

2. Henry Wooley

3. Daniel Wooley

4. John Wooley

5. David Wooley

6. William Wooley

7. James Wooley

8. Mary Wooley

9. Carey A. Wooley


NOTES: Garrard County marriage records, wills. Further information may be available in Lincoln County, Garrard's parent county.

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William Wooley


1. William Wooley

2. Crisley Wooley

3. Peter Wooley

4. Henry Wooley

5. John Wooley

6. Mary Wooley

7. David Wooley

8. Michael Wooley

9. Margaret Wooley


NOTES: William, a surveyor, purchased land in Botetourt County as early as 1766. William, David, and Hannah DeHart furnished materials for the wasr effort. William signed his name Whooley on a 1788 indenture to buy land, and Barbara signed with an X, her signature apparently being written in by William. Virginia deed records; Annals of Southwestern Virginian 1769-1800; will, proved in Lancaster, Garrard County, Kentucky, September 1804. "To my daughter Margaret all the remainder of my estate, to be kept and continued in the hands of my Exors. To be given to her or applied to her use at their discretion as they see to her necessity requires, the maintenance of her, my daughter Margaret, the remainder to be equally divided amongst my children..." Apparently Margaret suffered a mental or physical incpacity.

Wooleys are found in early Elizabeth Citie, Virginia, and are thought to be progenitors of this family; some researchers (or "listers") have included names back to this family, but have supplied no proofs whatsoever.

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Nancy Hyatt


NOTES: Nancy's marriage bond was signed by her brother, Elijah Hiatt, who was born 22 March 1771, per DAR records, the family bible, and supported by census records. His signature on her bond is virtually identical to his signature on the marriage bond of John Hiatt and Polley Ashby (box 1, bond 84, 1799, Garrard County). Their father, William, lived until 1817, but appears to have taken little lead in family matters, perhaps due to the injuries he suffered during the Revolution.

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William Hiatt

Tabitha Johnson

William Hiatt:


1. Elijah Hiatt

2. Nancy Hiatt/Hyatt


NOTES: There were almost certainly other children, including John Hiatt, who married Polley Ashby in 1799. Censuses, Ripley & Garrad Counties, 1850 and earlier. DAR records, which include relevant entries for Elijah and parents, but not siblings.

There seem to have been two disctinct Hiatt/Hyatt families in Kentucky, both of which sent descendants north to Ripley County. This Hiatt family may have originated in Delaware, while the other appears to have it roots in Maryland; some researchers believe both families originated in Maryland. William Hiatt is accepted by DAR as the William Hiatt who served as a private, Colonel David Hall's company of Foot, Delaware Regiment. William is supposed to have had prior military service, being wounded at Braddock's Defeat, Fort Duquesne, 9 July 1755. To aid in his recovery, William's father is supposed to have sent him on a sea voyage around the Horn, accompanied by a young mulatto-Indian slave. William's Delaware service points to a connection with Thomas Hyatt, of St. George's Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware, whose will is dated 16 February 1756.

The Johnson/Johnston family claims descent from the Johnstons of Scotland, one line of which became earls. Nothing is known of which supports this claim. Nor is there evidence to contovert the claim.

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Nancy Radican


NOTES: Ripley County marriages.

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John Ratekin


1. Nancy Radican

2. Martha 'Patsy' Radican

3. Patrick Ratekin

4. Isaac Ratekin

5. Elizabeth Radican


NOTES: Will, Garrard County, dated 23 September 1819 and proved 27 February 1823. Marriage bond, Campbell County, Virginia, dated 17 September 1796, recorded 21 September 1796. John Rattekin and Isaac S. Grishaw, bondsmen. Encyclopedia of Quaker Genealogy, page 849. Deed between Isaac Grishaw and John Ratekin, Pulaski County, Kentucky, 23 September 1819.

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Patrick Rattekin


Children by (_____) Williams:

1. Ann Rattekin

2. (daughter) Rattekin

3. Sarah Rattekin


Children by Rachel Best

1. John Ratekin

2. Elizabeth Rattekin

3. Mary Rattekin

4. Lawrence Ratekin

5. Martha Rattekin

6. Rebecca Rattekin

7. Catherine Rattekin


NOTES: Rachel Ratteken is named in her father's will, written 1769 and proved 1770. The first three daughters, who appear to have been born of a previous marriage, are named in a Power of Attorney, dated 1797, for recovery of monies due them from their grandfather, Benjamin Williams, of Pennsylvania. The money was to be recovered from Robert and Archer Williamson. These two documents, along with the large gap between the births of the children, strongly suggests that there were two wives. The estimated births are based on ages of the eldest known children, whether a bondsman was required for the marriages, the power of attorney, and Patrick's will.

Isaac Miles joined his brothers-in-law Elijah Trent and Samuel Lamkin Moore in executing the 1797 Power of Attorney, acting on behalf of his wife. In Patrick Rattekin's 1804 will, Isaac Miles is mentioned as a son-in-law, while the other married daughters are specifically name, implying that his wife was deceased by this time.

Lawrence Ratekin was under 21 at the time of his father's will. His wife, Mary Moore, may be a daughter of Samuel Lamkin Moore by a previous marriage.

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Patrick Rattekin


1. John Rattekin

2. James Rattekin

3. Lawrence Rattekin

4. Patrick Rattekin


NOTES: Berks County, Pennsylvania, tax rolls, 1760, list two Patrick Ratekins, one married and the other not. By 1762, both were married.

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Susan Spica Grishaw

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Isaac Spice Grishaw


1. Susan Spica Grishaw

2. Priscilla Grishaw

3. Elizabeth Grishaw

4. William Grishaw

5. Hannah Grishaw

6. Isaac Grishaw

7. Martha Spicer Grishaw


NOTES: Elizabeth has sometimes been confused with Susan, the name being given as Elizabeth Susan. Spica, Spice, Spicer, probably all Spica.

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Rachel Best

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NOTES: Wills of John Best, and of Patrick Rattekin.

John Best


1. Thomas Best

2. James Best

3. John Best

4. Rachel Best


NOTES: Will of John Best, written 18 July 1769, Cammeron, Loudon County, Virginia, and proven in Loudon County, 10 September 1770.

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