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William Atkinson Selby
What we know of Him, His Ancestors & His Descendants

Originally compiled by Ellen McKowen with additions from various other Was Descendants.  For a clearer picture of who goes with whom please check out our
Selby Maillist Members Page 2

Page 1: WAS--His ancestors
Page 2: WAS--His military record and immediate family
Page 3: WAS--Children--Barkley Townsend Selby & William Selby
Page 4: WAS--Children--Joshua Selby  & Hasty Selby
Page 5: WAS--Children--Rhoda Selby Tate [coming soon, when I get to it  :?)


Page 2: WAS--His military record and immediate family

William Atkinson married Sarah White Townsend 28 Feb 1782 in Snow Hill,
Worcester Co., MD.  Sarah was the daughter of Barkley Townsend [per Barkley's will, Worcester Co., MD- written March 8 and proven April 3, 1795} Notes for Sarah:  Elizabeth Townsend and a Hirman Farlow are listed in the William Atkinson Selby family bible. They were married 16 Nov 1826 in Rush Co., IN.  How does she relate to Sarah?

Children of WAS and SWT:
1.  John Atkinson Selby, born 10 Feb 1783, Worcester Co, MD, died 26 Oct
1871.  Married (1) Annie McCallie, 22 Oct 1807, married (2) Elizabeth
McCormack, 11 Jan 1826, Nicholas Co, KY
(Notes for Elizabeth McCormack: See, AFN:C7KQ-G2)

2.  Barkley Townsend Selby, born 21 Nov 1784, Somerset Co., MD, died 14
May 1874, Shelby Co., IL.

3.  Sarah Larvis Selby, born 9 Dec 1786, Worcester Co., MD.  Married
John Patterson 11 Apr 1810, Adair Co., KY

4.  William Selby, born 9 Jun 1791, Worcester Co., MD, died 7 Apr 1844,
Rush Co., IN.

5.  Joshua Selby, born 17 Jul 1795 Worcester Co., MD, died 15 Jul 1876,
Decatur Co., IN.

6.  Hasty Selby, born 26 Sep 1797, Worcester Co., MD, died 6 May 1854 in
Willow Hill Jasper Co, IL

7.  Rodah Selby, born 17 Apr 1800, Worcester Co., MD.

8.  Polly Selby, born 27 Nov 1802, Worcester Co., MD.  Married William
Antrobus 19 Aug 1825, Nicholas Co., KY.

9.  Lillie Selby born 27 Nov 1809.

I have additional lineage on children numbers: 2, 4, 5, and 6 which I
will post later after I have feed back from the Selby viewers.  Thanks,
I would really appreciate your input.  Ellen

I will supply # 7.  She is my direct line. Nancy DeVore Williams

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