(?) Curtis


Child of (?) Curtis and Esther Judson

Ruth Curtis

F, b. 1683, d. 1721
Father*(?) Curtis
Mother*Esther Judson b. 1660, d. 1713
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Thompson.

Child of Ruth Curtis and (?) Thompson

(?) Thompson


Child of (?) Thompson and Ruth Curtis

Mary Thompson

F, b. 1706, d. 1758
Father*(?) Thompson
Mother*Ruth Curtis b. 1683, d. 1721
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Welles.

Child of Mary Thompson and (?) Welles

(?) Welles


Child of (?) Welles and Mary Thompson

David Welles

M, b. 1738, d. 1790
Father*(?) Welles
Mother*Mary Thompson b. 1706, d. 1758

Child of David Welles

Charity Welles

F, b. 1766, d. 1841
Father*David Welles b. 1738, d. 1790
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Clinton.
  • Charity Welles married (?) Clinton.
  • Charity Welles was born in 1766.
  • She was the daughter of David Welles.
  • Charity Welles died in 1841.

Child of Charity Welles and (?) Clinton

(?) Clinton


Child of (?) Clinton and Charity Welles

Maria Clinton

F, b. 1791, d. 1871
Father*(?) Clinton
Mother*Charity Welles b. 1766, d. 1841
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Collins.

Child of Maria Clinton and Ela Collins

Ela Collins


Child of Ela Collins and Maria Clinton

Harriet Collins

F, b. 1833, d. 1902
Father*Ela Collins
Mother*Maria Clinton b. 1791, d. 1871
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Herron.

Child of Harriet Collins and John Williamson Herron

John Williamson Herron

M, b. 1827, d. 1912

Child of John Williamson Herron and Harriet Collins

Helen Louise Herron

F, b. 1861, d. 1943
Helen Herron Taft
Father*John Williamson Herron b. 1827, d. 1912
Mother*Harriet Collins b. 1833, d. 1902
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHelen Louise Herron was also known as Nellie.
Married Name19 June 1886As of 19 June 1886,her married name was Taft.
     First Lady. First Lady Helen Herron Taft's (wife of William Howard Taft) most famous social gathering at the White House served several thousand guests in honor of their silver wedding anniversary.

William Howard Taft

M, b. 15 September 1857, d. 8 March 1930
William Howard Taft
Father*(?) Taft
Mother*Louisa Maria Torrey b. 1827, d. 1907
     27th President of the United States of America. William Howard Taft, serving first as President then as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, is the only president to be the head of both the Executive and Judicial branches of government. He was the first president to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

John Vere


Child of John Vere

Joseph Taylor

M, b. circa 1735, d. 18 February 1806
Father*Benjamin Taylor b. 1713, d. 1774
Mother*Elizabeth Waters b. 1715, d. 1829
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJoseph Taylor was also known as Benjamin.

Children of Joseph Taylor and Elizabeth Fishback

Elizabeth Fishback

F, b. circa 1741
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1762As of 1762,her married name was Taylor.

Children of Elizabeth Fishback and Joseph Taylor

Brunella Taylor

F, b. circa 1767
Father*Joseph Taylor b. c 1735, d. 18 Feb 1806
Mother*Elizabeth Fishback b. c 1741
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name25 February 1803As of 25 February 1803,her married name was Lunsford.

Elizabeth Taylor

F, b. circa 1767
Father*Joseph Taylor b. c 1735, d. 18 Feb 1806
Mother*Elizabeth Fishback b. c 1741
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 September 1792As of 20 September 1792,her married name was Basye.

William Lunsford


James Basye


Matthew Keene

M, b. 1650, d. 1731
Father*Thomas Keene Jr. b. 1593, d. 1653
Mother*Mary Thorley b. 1620, d. 2 Jan 1662

Child of Matthew Keene and Bridget Withers

Thomas Keene Jr.

M, b. 1593, d. 1653
Father*Thomas Keene Sr. b. 1560, d. a 1615
Mother*Elizabeth Gosnold b. 1570, d. May 1665
  • Thomas Keene Jr. was born in 1593 at Suffolk, England.
  • He was the son of Thomas Keene Sr. and Elizabeth Gosnold.
  • Thomas Keene Jr. married Mary Thorley, daughter of Edward Thorley, circa 1635 at first marriage for her.
  • Thomas Keene Jr. was buried in 1653 at Cypress Farm, Lewisetta, Northumberland, Virginia.
  • He died in 1653 at Northumberland, Virginia.
     Thomas Keene Jr. immigrated circa 1642 From England To Kent Island, Maryland. He left a will on 27 November 1652 "In the name of God Amen know all men that I Thomas Keene being fresh of memory doth as followeth ffirst I bequeath my spiritt to God that gave it after my body to the earth and then as followeth I give and bequeath to my son Thomas one Cowe named Cole next to my Daughter Susann one Heifer called by the name of Su next I give my son William one heifer named Gentle next I give my son Matthew the next Cowe Calfe that falleth of the old Cowes … Know all men that I doe give to my wife Mary Keene for the bringing up of my children all my moveable goods and hogs and cattle but what I have given to my children and the remainder of my Tobco when my debts is paid is to my wife Also I give this land the plantacon to my wife during her life after her decease I give the said land to my sone Thos and his heirs forever. Overseers of the estate Hon Mosely John Stanly Thomas Orlye (Hawley ?) Matthew Rhodon. Witnes my hand and - this 27th of Novem: 1652 The marke of Thomas Keene. Witness Henry Rainer John Knight 20 Janu 1652 (1652/3) This will was proved by the oaths of Henry Rainer and John Knight and Execucion thereof Comitted to Mary Keene widow and Principall Legatee and is Recorded".

Children of Thomas Keene Jr. and Mary Thorley

Elizabeth Gosnold

F, b. 1570, d. May 1665
Father*Sir Robert Gosnold III b. 1534, d. 1 Nov 1615
Mother*Ursula Naunton b. 1535, d. 1615
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Keene.

Children of Elizabeth Gosnold and Thomas Keene Sr.

Thomas Keene Sr.

M, b. 1560, d. after 1615

Children of Thomas Keene Sr. and Elizabeth Gosnold

Ursula Naunton

F, b. 1535, d. 1615
Father*William Naunton b. 1512, d. 1553
Mother*Elizabeth Wingfield b. 1515, d. 1592
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Gosnold.
     Ursula Gosnold (wife of Rober the JP, was born Ursula Naunton, daughter of William Naunton and his wife Elizabeth Wingfield of Letheringham Abbey (daughter of Sir Anthony Wingfield, KG (d.1552).1

Child of Ursula Naunton and Sir Robert Gosnold III


  1. [S369] Encyclopedia website, by compilation, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Maria_Wingfield

Sir Robert Gosnold III

M, b. 1534, d. 1 November 1615
Father*Robert Gosnold II b. 1512, d. 1559
Mother*Mary Vesey b. 1516, d. 1559
  • Sir Robert Gosnold III married Ursula Naunton, daughter of William Naunton and Elizabeth Wingfield.
  • Sir Robert Gosnold III was born in 1534 at Suffolk, England.
  • He was the son of Robert Gosnold II and Mary Vesey.
  • Sir Robert Gosnold III died on 1 November 1615 at Suffolk, England.
  • He was buried after 1 November 1615 at Otley Church Cemetery, Otley, Suffolk Coastal District, Suffolk, England.
     Justice of the Peace for Suffolk England. Sir Robert Gosnold III left a will on 15 August 1615 THE WILL OF ROBERT GOSNOLD III

DATED: AUGUST 15, 1615 Proved: November 1, 1615

Robert Gosnold of Earleshall, County Suffolk, Esq. To be buried at Otley near my wife. To Elizabeth Keene, my daughter, the wife of Thomas Keene, 8 pounds a year. To my son Anthony Gosnold my house in Swillon called Eales. To grandson Robert the Manor of Netherhall. To my son Thomas Gosnold 200 pounds. To Henry Keene my grandchild, 20 pounds.
Executors; son Anthony and Mr. Francis Cornwallis of Earleshall


1...His bequests are to three of his children: Elizabeth, Anthony and Thomas.

2...Other bequests to two grandchildren: Robert Gosnold and Henry Keene.

3...His property includes:
....A house in Swillon, called Eales
....The Manor of Netherhall (he had
.......become lord of in 1572)
4...Otley Hall is not mentioned.

Child of Sir Robert Gosnold III and Ursula Naunton

Elizabeth Wingfield

F, b. 1515, d. 1592
Father*Sir Anthony Wingfield b. 1475, d. 1553
Mother*Lady Elizabeth De Vere b. 1480, d. 1559
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Naunton.

Children of Elizabeth Wingfield and William Naunton

William Naunton

M, b. 1512, d. 1553
Father*Thomas Naunton b. c 1480, d. 1506
Mother*Emma Taye b. c 1485

Children of William Naunton and Elizabeth Wingfield

Lady Elizabeth De Vere

F, b. 1480, d. 1559
Father*George De Vere
Mother*Margaret Stafford b. c 1445
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Wingfield.

Children of Lady Elizabeth De Vere and Sir Anthony Wingfield