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Descendants of Joshua Chesson

Generation No. 1

 

1. JOSHUA1 CHESSON was born Abt 1755. He married MARTHA ?.

Child of Joshua Chesson and Martha ? is:

2. i. HEZIKIAH JOSIAH2 CHESSON, b. October 26, 1781, Washington County, NC; d. August 11, 1869, Washington County, NC.

 

Generation No. 2

 

2. HEZIKIAH JOSIAH2 CHESSON (JOSHUA 1) was born October 26, 1781 in Washington County, NC, and died August 11, 1869 in Washington County, NC. He married SARAH ANN SMITH.

Children of Hezikiah Chesson and Sarah Smith are:

i. GEORGE W.3 CHESSON, b. 1816.

ii. HENRY L. CHESSON, b. April 6, 1827.

3. iii. RICHARD BENSON CHESSON, b. January 5, 1831, Washington County, NC; d. August 29, 1903, Washington County, NC.

4. iv. JAMES CHESSON, b. January 5, 1831, Washington County, NC; d. Washington County, NC.

v. EDWARD F. CHESSON, b. August 7, 1835.

5. vi. THOMAS WESLEY CHESSON, b. August 3, 1838, Washington County, NC; d. November 8, 1901, Washington County, NC.

vii. HEZIKIAH CHESSON, b. August 30, 1842; m. (1) NARCISSA HARRISON; m. (2) RUTH SMAW BLOUNT.

 

Generation No. 3

 

3. RICHARD BENSON3 CHESSON (HEZIKIAH JOSIAH 2, JOSHUA 1) was born January 5, 1831 in Washington County, NC, and died August 29, 1903 in Washington County, NC. He married MARY FRANCIS WOODLEY Abt 1853.

Children of Richard Chesson and Mary Woodley are:

6. i. LENORA VIRGINIA4 CHESSON, b. March 30, 1871, Leesmill, NC; d. June 1, 1954, Roper, Washington County, NC.

ii. WILLIAM D. CHESSON, b. Abt 1872.

 

4. JAMES3 CHESSON (HEZIKIAH JOSIAH 2, JOSHUA 1) was born January 5, 1831 in Washington County, NC, and died in Washington County, NC. He married CLARA F. CHERRY.

Children of James Chesson and Clara Cherry are:

i. JOSEPH4 CHESSON, b. Abt 1855.

ii. HAYWOOD CHESSON, b. Abt 1857.

iii. ALPHIUS CHESSON, b. Abt 1859.

 

5. THOMAS WESLEY3 CHESSON (HEZIKIAH JOSIAH 2, JOSHUA 1) was born August 3, 1838 in Washington County, NC, and died November 8, 1901 in Washington County, NC. He married (1) MARY F. PEACOCK. He married (2) ANNIE WARD Abt 1863.

Children of Thomas Chesson and Annie Ward are:

7. i. ROBERT ELIZABETH4 CHESSON, b. June 25, 1865, Washington County, NC; d. February 1, 1936, Washington County, NC.

ii. JOHN WARD CHESSON, b. Abt 1867.

iii. RICHARD CHESSON, b. Abt 1869.

iv. EMMA CHESSON, b. Abt 1871.

 

Generation No. 4

 

6. LENORA VIRGINIA4 CHESSON (RICHARD BENSON 3, HEZIKIAH JOSIAH 2, JOSHUA 1) was born March 30, 1871 in Leesmill, NC, and died June 1, 1954 in Roper, Washington County, NC. She married JOHN SHERROLD TAYLOR.

Children of Lenora Chesson and John Taylor are:

8. i. JOHN RICHARD5 TAYLOR, SR., b. February 1, 1905, Leesmill, Washington County, NC; d. September 25, 1984, Washington County, NC.

ii. STARK WILSON TAYLOR, b. Abt 1907; d. March 1, 1970, Hamilton, VA.

iii. JAMES MERRITT TAYLOR, b. Abt 1910, Leesmill, NC; d. January 1, 1981, Washington County, NC; m. (1) SARAH BARNES; m. (2) HELEN LEWIS.

iv. HERBERT WARREN TAYLOR, b. Abt 1911, Leesmill, NC; d. January 1, 1988, Washington County, NC.

v. ELEX ALEXANDER TAYLOR, b. Abt 1913, Leesmill, NC; d. Wooster, MA.

vi. WILLIAM JACKSON TAYLOR, b. April 13, 1912, Leesmill, Washington County, NC.

 

7. ROBERT ELIZABETH4 CHESSON (THOMAS WESLEY 3, HEZIKIAH JOSIAH 2, JOSHUA 1) was born June 25, 1865 in Washington County, NC, and died February 1, 1936 in Washington County, NC. She married ROGUST PHALIUS BARNES, son of Alfred Barnes and Lois Allen.

Children of Robert Chesson and Rogust Barnes are:

9. i. DORCAS EMILY5 BARNES, b. July 20, 1887, Leesmill, NC; d. April 1, 1962, Washington County, NC.

ii. BESSIE BARNES, b. December 10, 1889.

iii. PHALIUS BARNES, b. May 5, 1892; d. September 4, 1957.

iv. ANNIE L. BARNES, b. 1895.

v. FANNIE IVEY BARNES, b. 1899.

vi. RUFUS PHILIP BARNES, b. September 20, 1903.

vii. GLADYS AMETHYST BARNES, b. June 30, 1906.

 

Generation No. 5

 

8. JOHN RICHARD5 TAYLOR, SR. (LENORA VIRGINIA 4 CHESSON, RICHARD BENSON 3, HEZIKIAH JOSIAH 2, JOSHUA 1) was born February 1, 1905 in Leesmill, Washington County, NC, and died September 25, 1984 in Washington County, NC. He married ELLEN MAE MARRINER September 23, 1951 in Washington County, NC, daughter of Charles Marriner and Dorcas Barnes.

Children of John Taylor and Ellen Marriner are:

10. i. ELLEN LOUISE6 TAYLOR, b. February 23, 1955, Plymouth, Washington County, NC.

11. ii. JOHN RICHARD TAYLOR, JR., b. August 5, 1953, Plymouth, Washington County, NC.

 

9. DORCAS EMILY5 BARNES (ROBERT ELIZABETH 4 CHESSON, THOMAS WESLEY 3, HEZIKIAH JOSIAH 2, JOSHUA 1) was born July 20, 1887 in Leesmill, NC, and died April 1, 1962 in Washington County, NC. She married CHARLES EDWARD MARRINER January 2, 1906 in Washington County, NC, son of Benjamin Marriner and Lear Chesson.

Children of Dorcas Barnes and Charles Marriner are:

i. ROSA LEE6 MARRINER, b. October 8, 1907, Washington County, NC; d. Abt 1975; m. (1) ? SPIVEY; m. (2) ZADOCK BENSON BERGERON, June 1, 1928.

ii. CHARLES MORTON MARRINER, b. December 27, 1912, Washington County, NC; d. February 19, 1979, Washington County, NC; m. MILDRED MARIE SITTERSON, Abt 1938.

iii. JAMES EDWARD MARRINER, b. September 28, 1914, Washington County, NC; d. June 8, 1985; m. (1) RUTH ?; m. (2) MAMIE AUDREY CAMMON, February 1, 1936.

iv. HENRY CLAYTON MARRINER, b. December 25, 1920, Leesmill, Washington County, NC; d. January 30, 1944, Anzio, Italy.

12. v. ELLEN MAE MARRINER, b. July 8, 1923, Leesmill, Washington County, NC.

 

Generation No. 6

 

10. ELLEN LOUISE6 TAYLOR (JOHN RICHARD 5, LENORA VIRGINIA 4 CHESSON, RICHARD BENSON 3, HEZIKIAH JOSIAH 2, JOSHUA 1) was born February 23, 1955 in Plymouth, Washington County, NC. She married CARLTON AUGUSTUS GILFILLAN, JR. June 1, 1985 in Cary, Wake County, NC, son of Carlton Gilfillan and Myrtle Gore.

Children of Ellen Taylor and Carlton Gilfillan are:

i. CARLA ELIZABETH7 GILFILLAN, b. October 20, 1988, Raleigh, Wake County, NC.

ii. TAYLOR WADE GILFILLAN, b. January 31, 1991, Raleigh, Wake County, NC.

 

11. JOHN RICHARD6 TAYLOR, JR. (JOHN RICHARD 5, LENORA VIRGINIA 4 CHESSON, RICHARD BENSON 3, HEZIKIAH JOSIAH 2, JOSHUA 1) was born August 5, 1953 in Plymouth, Washington County, NC. He married (1) LINDA ROUGHTON. He married (2) TERRY MCDONALD November 21, 1977 in Washington County, NC, daughter of Teresa Phelps.

Children of John Taylor and Terry McDonald are:

i. SHANNA DENISE7 TAYLOR, b. September 16, 1980.

ii. TIFFANY ELAINE TAYLOR, b. December 28, 1984.

 

12. ELLEN MAE6 MARRINER (DORCAS EMILY 5 BARNES, ROBERT ELIZABETH 4 CHESSON, THOMAS WESLEY 3, HEZIKIAH JOSIAH 2, JOSHUA 1) was born July 8, 1923 in Leesmill, Washington County, NC. She married JOHN RICHARD TAYLOR, SR. September 23, 1951 in Washington County, NC, son of John Taylor and Lenora Chesson.

Children of Ellen Marriner and John Taylor are:

i. ELLEN LOUISE7 TAYLOR, b. February 23, 1955, Plymouth, Washington County, NC; m. CARLTON AUGUSTUS GILFILLAN, JR., June 1, 1985, Cary, Wake County, NC.

ii. JOHN RICHARD TAYLOR, JR., b. August 5, 1953, Plymouth, Washington County, NC; m. (1) LINDA ROUGHTON; m. (2) TERRY MCDONALD, November 21, 1977, Washington County, NC.