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Cary Family


                           Generation One

1.  William Cary; b. circa 1492; d. at Bristol, England; bur. 28 Mar
1572 at St. Nicholas Church, Bristol, England.
     He was Sheriff of Bristol, Eng. He resided at Bristol, England.

     Known children of William Cary include:
                 i. William Cary; b. at Bristol, England; m.
                    Elizabeth; d. between Mar 1572 and 1573.
                    He was a cloth worker. He resided at London,
                    England.
                ii. Agnes Cary; m. Humphrey Cooper 1544; m. Thomas
                    Dickinson after 1569.
               iii. Susan Cary; m. John Lacy after 1571.
     2.         iv. Richard Cary, b. circa 1515 at Bristol, England;
                    m. Anne; m. Joan Holton.


                           Generation Two

2.  Richard Cary (William1); b. circa 1515 at Bristol, England; m.
Anne; m. Joan Holton circa 1561; d. at Bristol, England; bur. 17 Jun
1570 at St. Nicholas Church, Bristol, England.
     He was a merchant.

     Anne died after 1561.
     Known children of Richard Cary and Anne were as follows:
                 i. Richard Cary; baptized 18 Aug 1542 at St. Nicholas
                    Church, Bristol, England; bur. 14 Jun 1591 at St.
                    Nicholas Church, Bristol, England.
                ii. Lettice Cary; b. 1543 at Bristol, England; m. ___
                    Mellen; d. after 1570.
               iii. Mary Cary; b. 1544; d. infancy.
                iv. Mary Cary; b. 1546 at Bristol, England; d. after
                    1570.
                 v. Elizabeth Cary; b. 1548 at Bristol, England; d.
                    infancy.
                vi. Frances Cary; b. 1549 at Bristol, England; d.
                    after 1570.
     3.        vii. William Cary, bap. 3 Oct 1550 at St. Nicholas
                    Church, Bristol, England; m. Elizabeth Goodale; m.
                    Mary Llewellyn.
              viii. Elizabeth Cary; b. 1551 at Bristol, England; d.
                    after 1570.
                ix. Agnes Cary; b. circa 1555 at Bristol, England; d.
                    after 1570.
                 x. Martha Cary; b. 1558 at Bristol, England; d.
                    infancy.

     Joan Holton was the sister of Robert Holton, Chamberlain of
Bristol.
     Known children of Richard Cary and Joan Holton all b. at Bristol,
England, were as follows:
                 i. Martha Cary; b. 1562; d. after 1570.
                ii. Anne Cary; b. circa 1564.
               iii. Christopher Cary; b. circa 1568; m. Lettice Young;
                    d. 1626 at Bristol, England.
                    He was Sheriff at Bristol, England. He was a
                    merchant.


                          Generation Three

3.  William Cary (Richard2, William1); baptized 3 Oct 1550 at St.
Nicholas Church, Bristol, England; m. Elizabeth Goodale 14 Jan 1572;
m. Mary Llewellyn, daughter of George Llewellyn, 1624; bur. 1 Mar
1632/33 at St. Nicholas Church, Bristol, England.
     He was Mayor of Bristol. He resided at Bristol, Somersetshire,
England.

     Elizabeth Goodale died in 1623.
     Known children of William Cary and Elizabeth Goodale were as
follows:
                 i. William Cary; baptized 3 Jan 1576 at St. Nicholas
                    Church, Bristol, England; bur. 1638.
                ii. Richard Cary; baptized 1 Aug 1579 at St. Nicholas
                    Church, Bristol, England; m. Mary Shershaw,
                    daughter of Nicholas Shershaw, 1606; d. 1644.
     4.        iii. John Cary, b. 10 Apr 1583 at Bristol, England; m.
                    Elizabeth Hereford; m. Alice Hobson.
                iv. Walter Cary; baptized 18 Jun 1588 at St. Nicholas
                    Church, Bristol, England; m. Grace Browne; d.
                    1633/34.
                 v. Robert Cary; baptized 3 Nov 1589 at St. Nicholas
                    Church, Bristol, England; m. Anne Thomas, daughter
                    of William Thomas; d. 1628.
                    He was a draper.
                vi. Anne Cary; b. 1590 at Bristol, England; d. after
                    1632.
               vii. Susan Cary; b. circa 1592 at Bristol, England; d.
                    after 1632.
              viii. Margery Cary; m. Hugh Yeo.
                ix. Thomas Cary; baptized 11 Apr 1596 at St. Nicholas
                    Church, Bristol, England; m. Joan Milner; d. 1648.
                 x. James Cary; baptized 14 Apr 1600 at St. Nicholas
                    Church, Bristol, England; d. 2 Nov 1681 at
                    Charlestown, Middlesex Co., MA.

     Mary Llewellyn resided at Keynsham, England.
     Known children of William Cary and Mary Llewellyn were as
follows:
                 i. Anne Cary; b. 1624; d. infancy.
                ii. Henry Cary; baptized 20 Nov 1625 at St. Nicholas
                    Church, Bristol, England; d. after 1700.
                    He resided at Marlborough, Wiltshire, England.


                          Generation Four

4.  John Cary (William3, Richard2, William1); b. 10 Apr 1583 at
Bristol, England; m. Elizabeth Hereford 29 May 1609; m. Alice Hobson,
daughter of Henry Hobson and Alice Dans, circa 1617/18; d. 1661/62.
     He was Mayor at Bristol, England. He resided at Bristol, England.
He was a draper.

     Known children of John Cary and Elizabeth Hereford were as
follows:
                 i. John Cary; b. circa 1610; d. circa 1656.
                ii. Thomas Cary; baptized 27 Dec 1613; m. Susanna
                    Limberry, daughter of Philip Limberry.
               iii. Philip Cary.
                iv. Prudence Cary.
                 v. Elizabeth Cary.

     Known children of John Cary and Alice Hobson were as follows:
                 i. Henry Cary; b. circa 1618; d. after 1634.
                ii. Matthew Cary; b. circa 1620; d. 1648.
                    He was a mariner. He resided at Stepney,
                    Middlesex, England.
               iii. Richard Cary; baptized 29 Jul 1621 at All Saint's
                    Church, Bristol, England; d. after 1660.
     5.         iv. Col. Miles Cary, bap. 30 Jan 1622/23 at All
                    Saint's Church, Bristol, England; m. Anne Taylor.
                 v. Alice Cary; b. circa 1625; m. Thomas Hayman; m.
                    William Payne.
                vi. Honor Cary; b. circa 1627; bur. 6 Nov 1644 at All
                    Saint's Church, Bristol, England.
     6.        vii. Mary Cary, m. Hon. Nathaniel Harrison.


                          Generation Five

5.  Col. Miles Cary (John4, William3, Richard2, William1); baptized 30
Jan 1622/23 at All Saint's Church, Bristol, England; m. Anne Taylor,
daughter of Capt. Thomas Taylor, circa 1646; d. 10 Jun 1667 at Warwick
Co., VA, at age 44; of wounds received in the attack of the Dutch
fleet on Old Point Comfort.
     He immigrated circa 1645 to 'Windmill Point', Warwick Co., VA. He
and Anne Taylor resided at 'Windmill Point', Warwick Co., VA. He and
Anne Taylor resided at 'Magpie Swamp', Warwick Co., VA. He was a
member of Council from 1663 to 1667 at Virginia. He left a will on 9
Jun 1667; proved 21 Jan 1667/8.

     Anne Taylor died after 1682.
     Known children of Col. Miles Cary and Anne Taylor were as
follows:
                 i. Maj. Thomas Cary; b. circa 1647; m. Anne Milner,
                    daughter of Capt. Francis Milner, by 1669.
                    He resided at 'Windmill Point', Warwick Co., VA.
                    He resided at 'Magpie Swamp', Warwick Co., VA. He
                    left a will; proved 1608.
                ii. Anne Cary; b. circa 1649; d. unmarried.
     7.        iii. Henry Cary, b. circa 1650; m. Judith Lockey.
     8.         iv. Bridget Cary, b. 1651; m. Capt. William Bassett.
     9.          v. Elizabeth Cary, b. circa 1653; m. Emanuel Wills.
    10.         vi. Col. Miles Cary, b. 1655; m. Mary Milner; m. Mary
                    Wilson.
    11.        vii. Lt. Col. William Cary, b. circa 1657; m. Martha
                    Scasbrook.

6.  Mary Cary (John4, William3, Richard2, William1); m. Hon. Nathaniel
Harrison, son of Hon. Benjamin Harrison and Hannah Churchill.
     She and Hon. Nathaniel Harrison resided at 'Wakefield', Surry
Co., VA.

     Hon. Nathaniel Harrison was born on 8 Aug 1677. He died on 30 Nov
1727 at age 50. He was a member of Council at Virginia.
     Known children of Mary Cary and Hon. Nathaniel Harrison include:
    12.          i. Hannah Harrison, m. Armistead Churchill.


                           Generation Six

7.  Henry Cary (Miles5, John4, William3, Richard2, William1); b. circa
1650; m. Judith Lockey, daughter of Edward Lockey Jr, by 24 May 1671;
1st wife.
     He resided at 'The Forest', Warwick Co., VA. He was a buider,
buildings include the Capitol at Williamsburg and the Governor's
Palace. He left a will on 27 Jan 1716 at Warwick Co., VA; proved 1 Sep
1720.

     Known children of Henry Cary and Judith Lockey include:
                 i. Elizabeth Cary; b. circa 1678; m. Capt. John
                    Scasbrook II, son of Lt. Col. John Scasbrook and
                    Elizabeth, circa 1698.

8.  Bridget Cary (Miles5, John4, William3, Richard2, William1); b.
1651; m. Capt. William Bassett, son of William Bassett and Anne, 1670.

     Capt. William Bassett immigrated before 1665 to Virginia. He
resided at Blisland Parish, New Kent Co., VA. He left a will on 28 Aug
1671; proved 4 Jan 1671/2. He died in 1671.
     Known children of Bridget Cary and Capt. William Bassett include:
    13.          i. Hon. William Bassett, b. 1671; m. Joanna Burwell.

9.  Elizabeth Cary (Miles5, John4, William3, Richard2, William1); b.
circa 1653; m. Emanuel Wills before 11 Apr 1670.

     Emanuel Wills died by 21 Aug 1697. He resided at Warwick Co., VA.
     Known children of Elizabeth Cary and Emanuel Wills include:
                 i. Miles Wills; m. Hannah Scasbrook, daughter of Lt.
                    Col. John Scasbrook and Elizabeth, after 2 Apr
                    1694.
                    He resided at Warwick Co., VA.

10.  Col. Miles Cary (Miles5, John4, William3, Richard2, William1); b.
1655; m. Mary Milner, daughter of Lt. Col. Thomas Milner, circa 1683;
1st wife; m. Mary Wilson, daughter of Col. William Wilson and Jane,
Apr 1702; 2nd wife, 2nd husband; d. 16 Feb 1708/9.
     He resided at 'Rich Neck', Warwick Co., VA. He was a member of
the House of Burgesses. He was Surveyor General of Virginia from 1699
to 1709.

     Mary Milner was born on 6 Aug 1667. She died on 27 Oct 1700 at
age 33.

     Mary Wilson was born in Oct 1675. She married William Roscow in
1695; 1st husband. She married Archibald Blair; 3rd husband. She died
on 11 Jan 1741 at age 65. She was buried at Blunt Point, Warwick Co.,
VA.
     Known children of Col. Miles Cary and Mary Wilson were as
follows:
    14.          i. Col. Wilson Cary, b. 1702; m. Sarah Pate.
                ii. Mary Cary; b. 1704; m. Joseph Selden.
                    She left a will at Elizabeth City Co., VA; proved
                    25 Mar 1775.
               iii. Anne Cary; b. 1706; m. Maj. Peter Whiting, son of
                    Col. Henry Whiting and Anne Beverley; d. before
                    1749.
                iv. Miles Cary; b. 1708.
                    He resided at 'Ceeleys', Elizabeth City Co., VA.
                    He left a will on 11 Oct 1752 at Elizabeth City
                    Co., VA; proved 8 Sep 1756.

11.  Lt. Col. William Cary (Miles5, John4, William3, Richard2,
William1); b. circa 1657; m. Martha Scasbrook, daughter of Lt. Col.
John Scasbrook and Elizabeth, by 24 Mar 1684/5; d. 1713.
     He resided at 'Skiffs Creek', Warwick Co., VA. He was a member of
the House of Burgesses. He left a will on 26 Aug 1711; proved 4 Jun
1713.

     Known children of Lt. Col. William Cary and Martha Scasbrook were as
follows:
                 i. Harwood Cary; b. 1685; m. Martha before 1707; 2nd
                    husband; d. 1721.
                    He resided at 'Skiffs Creek', Warwick Co., VA.
    15.         ii. Martha Cary, b. 1686; m. Edward Jaquelin.
               iii. Maj. Miles Cary; b. circa 1698; d. after 1711.
                iv. William Cary; b. 1700; m. Judith Jones circa 1724.
                    He resided at Prince George Co., VA. He left a
                    will on 3 Apr 1742 at Prince George Co., VA;
                    proved 14 Sep 1742.
                 v. John Cary; b. circa 1701; d. after 1711; d.s.p.

12.  Hannah Harrison (Mary5Cary, John4, William3, Richard2, William1);
m. Armistead Churchill, son of Col. William Churchill and Elizabeth
Armistead.

     Armistead Churchill was born on 25 Jul 1704 at 'Rosegill',
Middlesex Co., VA. He resided at 'Bushby Park', Middlesex Co., VA. He
left a will on 21 Aug 1758; proved Aug 1763.
     Known children of Hannah Harrison and Armistead Churchill
include:
                 i. William Churchill; b. 24 Feb 1726; m. Elizabeth
                    Carter, daughter of Col. Charles Carter and Mary
                    Walker, 1751.
                    He resided at 'Wilton', Middlesex Co., VA. He
                    resided at 'Bushy Park', Middlesex Co., VA.


                          Generation Seven

13.  Hon. William Bassett (Bridget6Cary, Miles5, John4, William3,
Richard2, William1); b. 1671; m. Joanna Burwell, daughter of Hon.
Lewis Burwell and Abigail Smith, 28 Nov 1693; d. 11 Oct 1723.
     He resided at 'Eltham', New Kent Co., VA. He was a member of the
House of Burgesses from 1693 to 1702 at Virginia. He was a member of
Council from 1702 to 1723 at Virginia.

     Joanna Burwell was born in 1674/75. She resided at 'Carter's
Creek', Gloucester Co., VA. She died on 7 Oct 1727.
     Known children of Hon. William Bassett and Joanna Burwell
include:
                 i. Martha Bassett; b. 28 Dec 1694; m. Col. Gawin
                    Corbin, son of Hon. Henry Corbin and Alice
                    Eltonhead; 3rd wife.
    16.         ii. Col. William Bassett, b. 8 Jul 1709; m. Elizabeth
                    Churchill.

14.  Col. Wilson Cary (Miles6, Miles5, John4, William3, Richard2,
William1); b. 1702; m. Sarah, prob. Pate, daughter of John Pate, by 20 Jan
1728/29; d. 28 Nov 1772 at 'Ceeleys', Elizabeth City Co., VA.
     He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, England. He was an
attorney. He and Sarah Pate resided at 'Ceeleys', Elizabeth City Co.,
VA. He and Sarah Pate resided at 'Rich Neck', Warwick Co., VA. He left
a will on 10 Oct 1772 at Elizabeth City Co., VA; proved 25 Feb 1778.

     Sarah Pate was born circa 1710. She died in Sep 1783.
     Known children of Col. Wilson Cary and Sarah Pate were as
follows:
    17.          i. Mary Cary, b. 1733; m. Edward Ambler.
    18.         ii. Ann Cary, b. 1735; m. Robert Carter Nicholas.

15.  Martha Cary (William6, Miles5, John4, William3, Richard2,
William1); b. 1686; m. Edward Jaquelin, son of John Jaquelin and
Elizabeth Craddock, 1706; 2nd wife; d. 1738.

     Edward Jaquelin was born in 1668 at Kent, England. He married
Rachel; 1st wife, 2nd husband. He resided at Jamestown Island, VA. He
immigrated in 1697 to Virginia. He was a member of the House of
Burgesses from 1712 to 1714 at Virginia. He died on 9 Nov 1739.


                          Generation Eight

16.  Col. William Bassett (William7, Bridget6Cary, Miles5, John4,
William3, Richard2, William1); b. 8 Jul 1709; m. Elizabeth Churchill,
daughter of Col. William Churchill and Elizabeth Armistead, 29 Jan
1729; 1st husband; d. 1744?.
     He resided at 'Eltham', New Kent Co., VA. He was a member of the
House of Burgesses between 1743 and 1744 at Virginia.

     Elizabeth Churchill was born circa 1709. She resided at 'Eltham',
New Kent Co., VA. She died on 16 Apr 1779 at 'Eltham', New Kent Co.,
VA.
     Known children of Col. William Bassett and Elizabeth Churchill
include:
                 i. Elizabeth Bassett; b. 13 Dec 1730; m. Gov.
                    Benjamin Harrison V, son of Col. Benjamin Harrison
                    IV and Anne Carter.
                    She resided at New Kent Co., VA.

17.  Mary Cary (Wilson7, Miles6, Miles5, John4, William3, Richard2,
William1); b. 1733; m. Edward Ambler, son of Richard Ambler and
Elizabeth Jaquelin, 1754; d. 1781.

     Edward Ambler was born in 1733. He resided at Jamestown, VA. He
died on 30 Oct 1767 or 30 Oct 1768.

18.  Ann Cary (Wilson7, Miles6, Miles5, John4, William3, Richard2,
William1); b. 1735; m. Robert Carter Nicholas, son of Dr. George
Nicholas and Elizabeth Carter, 1751; d. 1786.
     She resided at 'Ceeleys', Elizabeth City Co., VA.

     Robert Carter Nicholas was born "1-28-1728" at Hanover Co., VA.
He was graduated at William and Mary College, Williamsburg, VA. He was
a judge. He was Treasurer of the Colony at Virginia. He died on 8 Sep
1780 at Virginia.

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