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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


Index
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 3: WAS Descendants--Barkley Townsend Selby

This is son of WAS: Barkley Townsend Selby was born 21 Nov 1784 in
Somerset Co., MD, and died 14 May 1874 in Shelby Co., IL.  He married
(1) Elizabeth Drummans (Drummon) 17 Aug 1807 in Nicholas Co., KY.  He
married (2) Martha (Patsy) C. Cottingham 26 Dec 1816 in Nicholas Co.,
KY, daughter of John Cottingham and Margaret Townsend.  He married (3)
Sarah S. Cottingham 9 Nov 1839, daughter of John Cottingham and Margaret
Townsend.  Sarah S and Barkel had Still born son 20 Sep 1840.

William Selby (WAS son) born 9 Jun 1791 in Worcester Co., MD and died 7
Apr 1844, Rush Co., IN.  He married (1) Priscilla Davis Townsend 14 Feb
1811 in Nicholas Co. KY.  He married (2) Elizabeth Machalan 17 Sep 1835
in IN.

Children of William Selby and Priscilla Townsend:
1.  Lorinda Selby, born 23 Nov 1811, d 4 Jan 1863.  Married Joseph
    Stallard 23 Jan 1831 Rush Co. IN.
2.  Maretisha Selby, born 25 May 1813
3.  Menerva Selby, born 28 Sep 1815, died 19 Jun 1835
4.  Chenvoisedy Selby, born 27 Jan 1818, died 14 Aug 1836.
5.  Nargity Selby, born 30 Aug 1820, died 2 Jul 1841.  Married Arass
    Waggoner, 11 Aug 1840, Rush Co., IN.
6.  Prisilla Selby, born 30 Aug 1820
7.  Hekeziah Selby, born 6 Jul 1822 (In family bible spellig
    "Zekeriziah"
8.  Silvester Selby, born 18 Jul 1824, died 7 Nov 1828
9.  Elizabeth Annis Selby, born 18 Sep 1826, died 15 Jun 1840
10. Priscilla Davis Selby, born 5 Feb 1831
11. William Thomas Selby, born 5 Feb 1831, Rush Co., IN, died 18 Nov
    1895 in Indian Territory (near present day Prague, Lincoln Co., OK) He
    was a twin.
12. Mary Ann Selby, born 6 Nov 1832, died 15 May 1840.
 
 

Childdren of William Selby and Elizabeth Machalan are:

1.  Joshua Jackson Selby, born 21 Jul 1836
2.  Elizabeth Jane Selby, born 13 Nov. 1837
3.  Daughter Selby, born 6 Aug 1839 *This name could be Hannah or
    Havine)
4.  Daughter Selby, born 29 Jun 1841 *Unable to read entire first name
    in bible, however last 4 letters are "vine".
5.  Martha Rachel Selby, born 11 Jul 1843

The next posting will be # 3 and start with Joshue Selby.  Please read
dates and names and correct me when I have made a mistake.  This is the
only way that we can ever get the Selby Clan in line.  Ellen


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