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Richard II, the Good Duke of Normandy (son of Richard I The Fearless and Gunnora De Crepon) was born about 962 in Normandy, France and died August 28, 1026 in Fecamp, France. He married about 1000 to Judith of Brittany (daughter of Conan I and Ermengarde of Anjou). They are the parents of:

Robert the Devil Duke of Normandy born about 999 and died July 2, 1035 in Nice, Bithynia. He married Arlotta (Harlette) De Falaise (daughter of Fulbert Falaise and Doda) born about 1003 and died about 1050. Robert contributed to the restoration of Henry King of France to his throne, and received from the gratitude of that monarch, the Vexin, as an additional to his patrimonial domains. In the 8th year of his reign, curiosity or devotion induced him to undertake a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, where the fatigues of the journey and the heat of the climate so impaired his consitution he died on his way home. Some sources call him Robert I the Magnificent! Robert Duke of Normandy and Arlotta De Falaise are the parents of:

William The Conqueror Duke of Normandy (click link for more about William) was born October 14, 1024 in Falaise, Calvados, France and died September 10, 1087 in Priory of Saint Gervais, Rouen, France. He married 1053 in Castle of Angi, Normandy, France to Matilda Maud Countess of Flanders who was born 1032 and died November 2, 1083. She was quite small as her casket was opened in 1961 and she was hardly over four feet tall. She is the daughter of Baudouin V, Count of Flanders born 1012 and of Adele De France born 1031. William the Conqueror was born at Fallaise, a town in Normandy in the department of Calvados, 22 miles SSE of Caen, in the year 1027. It was a town of about 15,000 at the turn of the century and still has the ruins of one of the finest towers of its castle. The town is built upon the cliffs commanded by the castle. Within two short leagues of Fallaise stands the old chateau of Courtitot which was once the home of the Norman Coffins, before they moved to Devonshire after the Norman Conquest. William the Conqueror Duke of Normandy and Matilda Maud Countess of Flanders are the parents of:

Henry I Beauclerc King of England was born September 1068 in Selby, Yorkshire, England and died December 1, 1135 in Saint Denis-le-Fermont, Near Gisors. His 2nd wife whom he married November 11, 1100 in Westminster, London, Middlesex, England was Matilda (Edith/Eadgyth) of Flanders Princess of Scotland who was born 1079 in Dinfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland and died May 1, 1118 in Westminster, Middlesex, England. She was buried in Jun 1, 1118 in Perthshire, Scotland. She is the daughter of Malcolm III Caennmor King of Scotland born 1031 in Atholl, Perth, Scotland and of Saint Margaret Atheling born about 1045 in Hungary. As she was destined to become a nun, she went to Romsey where her Aunt Christina was the Abbess. However, in 1100 Henry I, the new king of England, demanded her hand in marriage; and on 11 November 1100 at Westminster she became his queen. Upon her marriage she adopted the name Matilda in honour of the king's mother. They had two, possibly three children. Queen Matilda built a leper hospital at St. Giles-in-the-Fields, London, and founded the Augustinian Priory at Aldgate. She was aged only about thirty-eight when she died. Moving quickly after the sudden death of his brother William II, Henry immediately seized the treasury at Winchester, and had himself crowned at Westminster Abbey within 3 days of William's death. Having established himself on the throne Henry was forced to see off the challenge of his eldest brother Robert, Duke of Normandy, who on returning from the 1st Crusade, landed at Portsmouth in July 1101 and won the support of several barons. Henry quickly put down the rebellion, and paid off Robert to relinquish his claim to the English throne. A Charter of Liberties published early in his reign promised to end the unpopular taxes, seizures of Church land and other legal abuses of William II, and the support of Anglo-Saxon leaders was encouraged by Henry's first marriage into the old royal Saxon family. The pride of the English was further restored with his victory over Duke Robert of Normandy at Tinchebrai (1106), reuniting England and Normandy under his rule. Robert was held prisoner in Cardiff Castle for the remaining 28 years of his life, but war continued overseas against Louis VI of France and the Count of Flanders, who took up the cause of Robert's son William Clito. Henry was noted for his intelligence, his nickname Beauclerk indicates a level of learning which though not great, was unusual in a king of his day. Like his father, he had great strength of character, and a greater degree of tact than his brother made for a superior statesman. If no less passionate than William Rufus, his cruelty was more calculated, his impulses controlled and his harshness tempered by respect for his own laws, giving him the title "lion of justice". In strengthening the Norman system of bureaucracy and centralized government, however, he infuriated his barons and set the stage for the anarchy that would follow when his weaker and less able successor, Stephen assumed the throne. Basing his diplomacy on the aim of firmly establishing his house, the death of Henry's son William in 1120, in the ship wreck of the famous White Ship, came as a huge blow, and left him without a male heir. When his second marriage failed to produce one, he was forced to put pressure on the barons to accept his daughter Matilda as his successor. Henry had previously married Matilda to Geoffrey of Anjou, whose extensive inherited lands laid the foundation of a greatly enlarged kingdom (the "Angevin Empire"). Although his barons reluctantly agreed to Matilda's succession, after Henry's death most supported his nephew Stephen, creating a civil war, "the Anarchy", as the magnates freed from Henry's tight control, strove to advance their own positions by playing off one claimant against the other. Henry died at Rouen in France after a fever, and his body was later brought back to England and buried in Reading Abbey. Henry I Beauclerc King of England and Matilda of Flanders are the parents of:

Matilda Princess of England was born February 7, 1101/02 in Winchester and died September 10, 1167 in Roen. NOTES: Declared heiress-presumptive in 1126, disputed the throne with Stephen. She was possibly a twin with William (Duke of Normandy). Had three sons, of whom the eldest later became King Henry II. She married May 22, 1127 in Lemans to Geoffrey V The Fair Plantagenet Count of Anjou and Maine who was born August 23, 1113 in Anjou, France and died September 7, 1151 in Chateau Eure-et-oire, France. He was buried at Saint Julian, Le mans, France. (He is the son of Fulk Foulques V De Anjou born 1092 in Anjou, France and of Ermnourge De Mans, born 1096 in Mans, France.) Matilda Princess of England and Geoffrey V The Fair are the parents of:

Henry II Curtmantle King of England was born about March 25, 1133 in Le Mans and died July 6, 1189 in Chinon. (Click link for more about Henry II) His 5th marriage was May 18, 1152 to in Bordeaux, France to Duchess Eleanor of Aquitaine who was born 1122 in Bordeaux, France and died April 1, 1204 in Fonrevraud. She is the daughter of Duke William X of Aquitaine. (Click link for more about Eleanor) Henry died of a fever, effectively out of power and fighting a losing war at the French castle of Chinon. He was buried at Fontevraud Abbey along with his wife Eleanor. Henry II King of England Curtmantle King of England and Dutchess Eleanor of Aquitane are the parents of:

John Lackland King of England was born December 24, 1167 in Beaumont Palace, Oxford, England and died October 19, 1216 in Newark Castle, Newark, Nottinghamshire, England. John was a Plantagenet king of the House of Anjou; Reign: 1199-1216; Best known for signing the Magna Carta. John's reign had become increasingly tyrannical. To support his wars he had extorted money, raised taxes and confiscated properties. His barons finally united to force his to respect their rights and privileges. John had little choice but to sign the Magna Carta presented to him by his barons at Runnymede in 1215. This made him subject rather than superior to the law. Shortly afterward John and the barons were at war. Buried Worcester, Cathedral . He married August 24, 1200 in Bordeaux to Isabella Queen of Angouleme born 1188. She is the daughter of Count of Angouleme Aymer Taillefer born 1160 and of Alix De Courtenay. (Click link for more about John and Isabella) John Lackland King of England and Isabella Queen of Angouleme had the following child:

Henry III, King of England, a Plantagenet King; House of Anjou, was born October 3, 1207 In Winchester, Castle and died November 16, 1272. He is Buried Westminster, Abbey, London, England. (Click link for more about Henry III) He married January 14, 1236/37 in Canterbury, Cathedral to Eleanor of Provence who was born 1217 in Aix-en-Provence and died January 24, 1290/91 in Amesbury, Wiltshire, England and is buried at Convent Church, Amesbury. She is the daughter of Raymond Berengar IV Count of Provence and Beatrice of Savoy. The grand daughter of Alphonzo II Count of Provence and great grand daughter of Alphonzo I king of Argon who was born May 1152 in Barcelona, Argon, Spain. Henry III and Eleanor of Provence are the parents of:

Edward I Longshanks, King of England was born June 17, 1239 in Westminster, Palace, London, England and died July 7, 1307 in Burgh-on-the-Sands, Near Carlisle. He married Eleanor of Castile Queen of England who was born 1244. Edward and Eleanor are the parents of:

Joan 'of Acre' Plantagenet was born 1272 in Acre, Palestine and died April 23, 1307 in Clare, Suffolk, England. She married April 30, 1290 in Westminster Abbey to Gilbert "The Red" De Clare who was born September 2, 1243 in Christ Church, Hampshire. They are the parents of :

Alienore Countess of Angus De Clare was born 1290 and died March 31, 1368. She married 1320 in Castle, Prudhoe to Robert De Umfreville 2nd Earl of Angus, Lord of Redesdale & Earl of Kyme who was born 1277 in Castle Prudhoe, Northumberland, England. and died April 2, 1325. Robert was Regent of Scotland, won the battle of Argyle, taking William and John Walleys prisoners. He defeated Robert Bruce at Johnstone. Bore title of Earl of Angus in commission in the Lieutenancy of Scotland but this power continued little more than a year. Joint Governor of that part of Scotland between Berwick-on-Tweed and river Forth, marshes of Annandale, Carrick and Galway. He married first, daughter and heiress to the barony of Kyme and second, Eleanora. He died April 2, 1325 and lies buried near the high altar in the abbey of New Munster. Sir Robert De Umfreville, Earl of Angus 1307-1325, Lord of Redesdale 1307-1325, Earl of Kyme -1325 is The second son of Gilbert the first Earl and succeeded to the title on the death of his father. Robert's second wife Alienore De Clare may have been the sister of his own sister-in-law who married his elder brother Gilbert. Robert supported the Balliol and Comyn (through his mother) claims to the Scottish throne and opposed Robert Bruce who had murdered John Comyn in 1306. Robert was not surprisingly conspicuous by his absence from Bruce's first parliament at St. Andrews between 1308-9. Robert fought with Ingram and was captured by the Scots at Bannock burn to be ransomed later. Robert was the lord of Redesdale when James, the Black, Douglas took Harbottle when he raided the north in 1318. By his first marriage to Lucy De Kyme the Kyme lands came into the possession of the De Umfrevilles. This union produced 3 children: Gilbert who died an infant before 1307, another Gilbert who became the third Earl of Angus and a daughter Elizabeth who married a Gilbert De Boroughdon. Their daughter Eleanor De Boroughdon married into the Talboys family who eventually became the inheritors of the Redesdale lands. The sons of Robert the second Earl of Angus and his second wife, Alienore De Clare, inherited the Umfreville lands in Redesdale, Coquetdale and Kyme when the third Earl, Gilbert, died at the age of 70 in 1380. This branch of the family contains two of the greatest and most famous members of the entire family in Robert the Vice Admiral and Gilbert Earl of Kyme. Both men fought at Agincourt and were favored by Henry V. Alienore Countess of Angus De Clare and Robert De Umfreville 2nd Earl of Angus are the parents of:

Sir Thomas The Elder De Umfreville was born 1329 in Castle Prudhoe, Northumberland, England and died May 21, 1378 in Castle Harbottle, Northumberland, England. He was the last Northumbrian Umfrevilles. He married 1360 in Castle, Prudhoe, Northcumberland, England to Johanna "Jean" De Roddam who was born about 1328 in Roddam, Northumberland, England. She is the daughter of Adam De Rodham. (For more about Lady Jean click on the link) Sir Thomas, the second son of Earl Robert by the second wife, Eleanora, succeeded his father; had liveries of manors of Harbottle and Otterbourne, his eldest brother, Robert, having died without issue. These manors descended to him by virtue of entail and could not be willed away . He died with Richard II . Sir Thomas left two sons, Thomas and Robert. The elder son Thomas succeeded his father and died 12th February 1314 with Richard II. leaving one son Gilbert, and four or five daughters. Sir Thomas The Elder De Umfreville and Johanna De Roddam are the parents of:

Sir Thomas The Younger De Umfreville Lord of Redesdale was born 1361 in Castle, Harbottle,Northumberland, England and died February 12, 1390/91 in England. He was Lord of Redesdale 1387-1390. He married Agnes De Grey who was born 1365 and died October 25, 1420 and is the daughter of Sir Thomas De Grey of Heton, Scotland. It isn't known exactly when Otterburn tower was built but it was certainly standing in 1388 as shortly before the battle of Otterburn the Scots had laid siege to it. According to the chronicler Sir John Froissart, 'they attacked it so long and unsuccessfully that they were fatigued and therefore sounded a retreat'. Whether Thomas commanded the defense of the tower or not he led a contingent of men at the battle of Otterburn on the 19th August 1388 to attack the Scots camp, this done he returned to the English lines rather than take the Scots forces in the rear. The English commander, Henry 'Hotspur' Percy, had underestimated either the strength of the enemy forces or the mettle of his own and decided to attack rather than await reinforcements. The English were defeated and both leaders, Hotspur and Douglas fell. Most sources say that Thomas was the bastard son of Thomas the elder, nevertheless he became Lord of Redesdale and MP for Northumberland in 1388 and 1390. Sir Thomas De Umfreville and Agnes De Grey are the parents of:

Matilda (Maud) De Umfreville was born about 1368 in Castle, Harbottle, Northcumberland, England and died January 4, 1435 in Castle, Harewood, Yorkshire, England. She married William Ryther De Harewood 1404 in Castle Harewood, Yorkshire, England. William was born in Castle Harewood, Yorkshire, England and died October 1, 1440 in the same place. William Ryther and Maud De Umfreville are the parents of:

William Ryther II was born about 1405 in Castle Harewood, Yorkshire, England and died July 19, 1475. He married in Aldwark, Yorkshire, England to Eleanor Fitz Williams . Eleanor was born about 1420 in Sprotbourough, Yorkshire, England and is the daughter of John Fitz Williams who was born 1397 in Sprotbourough, Yorkshire, England and died there 1421. Her mother was Margaret Clarell who was born about 1397. William Ryther and Eleanor Fitz Williams are the parents of:

Isabel Ryther was born 1446 in Rither, England and married Guy Fairfax who was born 1454 in Carthorpe, Yorkshire, England and died 1495. Isabel Ryther and Guy Fairfax are the parents of:

William Fairfax was born about 1436 in Steeton, Yorkshire, England and died 1514. He married Elizabeth Manners who was born about 1461 in Ethale, Northcumberland, England. William Fairfax Senior and Elizabeth Manners are the parents of:

Colonel William Fairfax Junior was born 1504 in Steeton, Yorkshire, England and died October 31, 1557 in Steeton, Yorkshire, England. He is buried at Bolton Percy Church, Yorkshire, England He married Isabel Thwaits who was born about 1495 in Denton Castle, Yorkshire, England and is the daughter of John Thomas Thwaits who was born 1441 in Denton Castle and of Emota Middleton who was born 1473 in Denton Castle. He wanted to marry Isabel Thwaits, a famous heiress, who had been placed in the care of Anna Langton, abbess of the local Cistercian nunnery at Nunappleton. The abbess had designs of her own on her charge's fortune and carefully denied Sir William a chance to press his suit. He found that all appeals were in vain so he stormed the nunnery, captured and carried off Isabel, and took her to Bolton Percy Church and married her. He was High Sheriff of York during the reign of Henry VIII. He joined the Pilgrimage of Grace but was apparently pardoned for his share in that outbreak. He acquired the manors of Polton Percy and Nunappleton in 1542 and Bilborough in 1546. He divided his property between his two eldest sons, Thomas and Gabriel, thus creating two branches of the family, Thomas at Denton and Gabriel at Steeton. See Fairfax Family for History. Colonel William Fairfax and Isabel Thwaits are the parents of :

Henry Fairfax was born about 1538 in Billboro, York County, England and died after 1598. He married Dorothy Aske who was born about 1553 in Aughton, York, England (See Aske Family for History) and had the following child:

Frances Fairfax was born about 1576 in Billboro, Yorkshire England and married Robert Beverley of the Parish of Fisketon in the County of Nottingham in 1597. Robert Beverley was born about 1572 in Sleby, Yorkshire, England. In 1598 Henry Fairfax named his son-in-law Robert Beverley trustee under his Will. In 1650, William Beverley, the grandson of Robert Beverley and Frances Fairfax, the Immigrants, went to England with his wife and his son and daughter and Mrs. Beverley's nephew, Robert Munford and William Henry Fairfax, son of Col. Wm. Fairfax of Belvoir of the Lord Fairfax family of VA. The brief diary kept by William Beverley on this trip shows that they visited the Fairfax home "Toulson" in Yorkshire and that they later went to the city of Hull where they met a cousin, Mrs. Phoebe Beverley, and received a letter from another, a William Beverley, then living in Norwich. William Beverley (who made the trip to England as aforesaid) was named by Lord Fairfax as one of the commissioners in VA in the great Northern Neck land controversy and the association of the families appears to have been very close, leading to the surmise that Major Robert Beverley may have descended from the Robert Beverley who married Frances Fairfax." (See Beverley Family for History) Frances Fairfax and Robert Beverley had the following children:

Peter Beverley was born about 1610 in City of Hull, York, England and died September 16, 1650 in Hull, York, England. Peter Beverley was a man of humble origin. He married Susannah Hollis in 1634 in Yorkshire, England . He was elected a free Burgess of St. Mary's Parish in the borough of Hull. Susannah Hollis was born 1613 in Hull, Yorkshire, England and is the daughter of Robert Hollis who in November 1626, was a member of the Society of Merchant adventurers of Hull, and in 1647, was assistant to the Governor of the company. Peter Beverley and Susannah Hollis are the parents of :

Major Robert Beverley was born about 1641 in Beverley, Yorkshire, England and died March 15, 1687 in Jamestown, Middlesex County, Virginia . He was christened between 1643 - 1645 St. Mary Logate, Hull, Yorkshire, England. He immigrated in 1663 from Yorkshire, England to Jamestown, Virginia and soon became prominent in the coloney. In 1670 He became Clerk of the House of Burgesses in Middlesex County, Virginia. He had acquired a good education for he was a lawyer and a surveyor and a tobacco grower. Then in 1673 he was made Justice of Middlesex County. He made plea in court in 1683 that "from the year 1668 to 1676, I served his Majesty in military and civil offices of trust with fidelity and approbation." Whether or not he had done any military service against the Indians or in colony prior to Bacon's Rebellion is not known but he acquired the title of Major in that controversy and showed marked qualities of leadership and decision. Robert Beverley was a hearty supporter of Governor Berkeley and Bacon named him in his proclamations as one of the "wicked and ernicious councellors aiders and assistors (of Berkeley) against the Commonality in these our Cruell Commotions". It will be recalled that Nathaniel Bacon was a young man of unquestionably great qualities as a leader and orator who after only about a year of residence in the colony, led an expedition against the Indians, defeated them, and then quarreled with Governor Berkeley and defeated him and burned Jamestown, and died of fever a few days thereafter. When Jamestown was burned, Governor Berkeley with such forces as he had, fled to the Eastern Shore, Accomack and Northampton Counties.Major Robert Beverley died March 19, 1687 Jamestown, Middlesex County, Virginia. At the time of his death, through patents and purchase, he had become the largest landowner to that date in Virginia, over 38,000 acres of land. Major Robert Beverley married first, Mary Koeble (Keeble), widow who was born March 1, 1637 in Hull, England and died June 1, 1678 in Middlesex County, Virginia. Mary Keeble was first married to George Keeble and bore him seven children before being widowed at age 29. She then married Robert Beverley and gave him five children before dying at age 41. Major Robert Beverley second married Catherine Hone Armistead March 28, 1679 in Christ Church, Middlesex County, Virginia. Catherine was born 1643 in Middlesex County, Virginia. Catherine gave Major Robert Beverley five children: 1. John Beverley 2. William Beverley 3. Thomas beverley 4. Christopher Beverley 5. Catherine Beverley. Major then married Margaret Boyd on April 1666 in Jamestown. Major Robert Beverley and first wife Mary Keeble had the following child:

Captain Harry Beverley was born 1669 in Middlesex County, Virginia and died November 30, 1730 in "Newlands", Spotsylvania, Virginia. He was Justice of Middlesex County, Virginia in 1700. He was Surveyor of King and Queen and King William counties from 1702 to 1714. He was burgess from 1705-06. Captain Harry Beverley Commanded the "Virgin" in 1716, which was captured by the Spanish man-of-war; he escaped and came to Virginia in 1717and was presiding Justice Spotsylvania County in 1720. (Click the link for more about the adventures of Captain Beverley) Captain Harry Beverley married in 1700 to Elizabeth Smith. in Middlesex County, Virginia who was born 1678 in Brandon, Middlesex County, Virginia and died August 6, 1720 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Elizabeth was the only child and heiress of Robert Smith II who was born 1658 in Brandon, Middlesex County, Virginia and Elizabeth. She is the grand daughter of Major Genreal Robert Smith and Elizabeth Wormley. Major General Robert Smith was a member of the Governor's Council and head of the King's Army in Virginia and with Major Robert Beverley, his son-in-law's father, strongly supported Governor Sir William Berkley in Bacon's Rebellion. Harry Beverley died at his plantation "Newlands". Captain Harry Beverley and Elizabeth Smith are the parents of:

Susanna Beverley was born November 15, 1706 in Christ's Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia and died July 1778 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. She was baptised November 17, 1706 Christ Church (Episcopal), Middlesex, Virginia and died between 1778 and 1792 of pleurisy. Susanna deeded 595 acres to son Benjamin in 1764 which had been given to her by her father and having formerly given the upper half of the lands to her son Beverley. Susanna married Benjamin Winslow Senior on November 22, 1726 at Christ Church Parish in Middlesex County, Virginia. Benjamin was born about 1701 in Essex County, Virginia (See Winslow Family for History). They are the parents of:

Colonel Beverley Winslow was born July 3, 1734 in ST. George Parish, Spotsylvania, Virginia and died February 22, 1793 in St. George Parish, Spotsylvania, Virginia. He married his first cousin Catherine Robinson who was the daughter of William Robinson and Agatha Beverley (See Robinson Family for History). Catherine was born July 20, 1742 In Spotsylvania County, Virginia and died therein 1789. Beverley Winslow was lst Lieutenant of Spotsylvania County Militia 1756, was Sheriff 1764, and County Lieutenant 1781. An article from Virginia Herald dated July 18 1793 reported death of Colonel Beverley Winslow "Died, on Friday the July 12th, 1793 instant, after a tedious illness, Colonel Beverley Winslow, of Berkley Parish, Spotsylvania, in the 60th year of his age--much lamented by an extensive acquaintance." In Will Book E Spotsylvania County Records executors bond is dated September 3, 1793. Witnesses Benjamin Robinson, Henry Winslow, Robert S. Coleman; Christopher Daniel. Ex. sons Thomas and William Winslow. Leg. son Thomas; son William, land in the County of Orange; Robert Johnston of Kentucky; nephew Richard Parker, land in Fayette County, Kentucky; daughter Elizabeth Winslow; daughter Mary Chew; daughter Catherine Robinson Winslow; daughter Agatha Beverley Nelson and her husband John Nelson; daughter Susanna Parker and her husband William Parker; sons Thomas and Winslow to be guardians to my daughter Catherine Robinson. (Click the link to find out how the Winslows came over on the Mayflower) Colonel Beverley Winslow married Catherine Robinson on December 23, 1757. They are the parents of the following child:

Susannah Sarah Winslow was born March 17, 1762 in Essex County, Virginia. She married William Parker Junior, who was her cousin (See Parker Family for History). William was born 1762 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. His will is dated March 2, 1797. Susannah Winslow and William Parker Junior are the parents of:

William Beverly Parker was born 1790 in Virginia and is listed in Daviess County, Kentucky 1850 census in district I as deaf and dumb. He married Polly Parker November 15, 1809 in Fayette County, Kentucky. Witnesses William P. Thomas, Thomas F. Parker, and Joseph W. Reid. William Beverly Parker and Polly Parker had the following child:

Abraham F. Parker was born 1819 in Daviess County, Kentucky and married Cecilia Ann Duncan in Daviess County, Kentucky on November 11, 1842 at the age of thirteen. Cecilia was born in 1827 in Daviess County, Kentucky and is the daughter of Hewitt Duncan and Rebecca Hopkins and was left an orphan along with her brother James when her father died. Her parents were married May 5, 1835 and her father died in 1841 in Daviess County. Her mother is the daughter of John Robert Hopkins. Abraham and Cecilia are the parents of:

Benjamin Wesley Parker (grandfather of Bertha Richardson Davis) was born August 12, 1851 in Daviess County, Kentucky and married Martha Elizabeth "Lizzy" Roberts April 4, 1873 in Hancock County, Kentucky. Lizzy was born in 1847 and is the daughter of James Madison Roberts and Eliza Jane Oliver. Lizzy in Hancock County, Kentucky date unknown. Benjamin had a second marriage to Catherine Wood on February 4, 1885. Benjamin and Lizzy are the parents of

Annie B. Parker was born June 11. 1876 in Hancock County, Kentucky where she married to George Albert Richardson on April 4, 1899 on her parents 26th wedding anniversary. George was born 1868 in Hancock County, Kentucky and died August 18, 1924 in Mclean County, Kentucky of tuburculosis. Annie died June 13, 1920 in Mclean County of tuburculosis and George died August 18, 1924 in Mclean County of tuburculosis. George and Annie are both buried in Oak Hill Cemetery in Livermore, which is in Mclean County, with no markers on their graves. George and Annie lived in Daviess County Kentucky in the Curdesville community after their marriage before coming to Mclean County. They are the parents of Bertha Ann Richardson who married George Robert Davis.