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Selected Families and Individuals

Source Citations

Everett Arthur Borden

11930 U.S. Census, T626_889 pg 3A, 4 Aor 1930. "Borden, Everett A. Head MW 33 M 21 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Chauffeur Trucking
------, Mary Wife FW 36 M 24 Massachusetts England England."

2National Archives and Record Administration, U.S. WW II Army Enlistment Records 1938-1946. "Name: Everett Arthur Borden
Birth Date: 18 Jun 1896
Birth Place: New Bedford, Massachusetts
Residence: Bristol, Massachusetts
Race: White." Image.

Enoch Boyce

1Massachusetts, Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991, 21 Apr 1876. "Name: Enoch Boyce
Probate Place: Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
Inferred Death Place: Massachusetts, USA
Item Description: Probate Records, Wheaton Bowen - Alice Brady
Table of Contents 31 images
Cover Page 1
Administration Papers 2–5
Order Papers 6–11
Petition Papers 12–16
Order Papers 17–20
Petition Papers 21–27
Inventory Papers 28–31." 31 pages of Probate Records
Bristol County (Mass.) Probate Records 1690-1881; Author: Bristol County (Massachusetts). Register of Probate; Probate Place: Bristol, Massachusetts

Vernon M. Matteson

1U.S. Social Security Death Index. "Name: Vernon Matteson  
SSN: 515-10-5141
Last Residence: 67501  Hutchinson, Reno, Kansas, United States of America
Born: 18 Sep 1900
Died: May 1985
State (Year) SSN issued: Kansas (Before 1951)
Source Citation: Number: 515-10-5141;
Issue State: Kansas;
Issue Date: Before 1951."

21920 U.S. Census, T625_530 pg 2B, 9 Jan 1920. "Matteson, Vernon Head MW 19 M Arizona Iowa Iowa Clerk Santa Fe depot
--------, Jennie Wife FW 22 M Kansas Illinois Illinois Operator Santa Fe depot."

31930 U.S. Census, T626_701 pg 7B, 18 Apr 1930. "Matteson, Vernon Head MW 29 M 18 Arizona Iowa Iowa Laborer Auto Sales Room
--------, Lillian Wife FW 32 M 21 Kansas Indiana Indiana
Prather, Charlotte Sister-in-law FW 17 S Kansas Indiana Indiana."

41940 U.S. Census, T627_1230 pg 9B, 13 Apr 1940. "Matteson, Vernon Head MW 39 MW Arizona Custodian Grade School
--------, Jennie wife FW 42 M Kansas."

Alma Louis Kent

1U.S. Social Security Death Index. "Name: Alma Butler  
SSN: 432-64-6378
Last Residence: 82201  Wheatland, Platte, Wyoming, United States of America
Born: 28 Mar 1894
Died: Nov 1971
State (Year) SSN issued: Arkansas (1953)
Source Citation: Number: 432-64-6378;
Issue State: Arkansas;
Issue Date: 1953."

Nicholas Meriwether

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/60300945/nicholas-meriwether. "He built "Clover Fields" in 1760 on part of the 1730 land grant of 17,952 acres patented by his great-grandfather, Nicholas Meriwether II. Descendants of his granddaughter, Margaret Douglas Meriwether, still live at "Clover Fields". After his death, his children were raised by their grandfather, Parson William Douglas.

The following is a simulated obituary:

Col. Nicholas Meriwether

Col. Nicholas Meriwether, 36, of "Clover Fields", Albemarle County, Virginia, died Saturday, 19 December 1772.

Born on Friday, 7 September 1736, in Hanover County, Virginia, he was the son of the late Thomas Meriwether formerly of Louisa County, Virginia and Elizabeth (Thornton) of "Snow Creek", Spotsylvania County, Virginia.

He is survived by his wife of 11 years, Margaret "Peggie" (Douglass) Meriwether, daughter of Parson William Douglass of Mosses of Cree, Penningham Parish, Galloway Shire, Scotland and Nicolas (Hunter) of Nithsdale County, Glencairn Parish, Scotland.

Nicholas is survived by six children, Capt. William Douglass "Capt. Billy" of Albemarle County, Virginia, Thomas of Albemarle County, Virginia, Nicholas Hunter of Albemarle County, Virginia, Charles M.D. of Albemarle County, Virginia, Francis Thornton of "Clover Fields", Albemarle County, Virginia, and Elizabeth "Betsy" of Albemarle County, Virginia; nine siblings, Dr. Francis "Frank" and his wife Martha (Jameson) of Hanover County, Virginia, David and his wife Mary (Harvie) of Hanover County, Virginia, Mary Gilmer and her husband Peachy Ridgway Gilmer of Hanover County, Virginia, Elizabeth Johnson and her husband Sheriff Thomas "Tom" Johnson of Virginia, Sarah "Sally" Anderson and her husband Michael Anderson of Albemarle County, Virginia, Anne "Nancy" Anderson and her husband Richard Anderson of Louisa County, Virginia, Lucy Lewis and her husband Lt. William Lewis of Albemarle County, Virginia, Mildred Gilmer and her husband John Gilmer of Virginia, and Jane of Albemarle County, Virginia.

Nicholas was preceded in death by one brother, Thomas of Albemarle County, Virginia; four grandparents, Col. Francis Thornton Jr. of "Snow Creek", Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Mary (Taliaferro) Thornton of "Snow Creek", Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Col. David Meriwether of Louisa County, Virginia, and Anne (Holmes) Meriwether of Hanover County, Virginia." Image.

Margaret Douglass

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/60301053/margaret-terrell. "After the death of Nicholas Meriwether in 1772, Peggie married Chiles Terrell in 1783. Peggie died at "Clover Fields" while on a visit, but may be buried at her Terrell home "Music Hall".

Margaret "Peggie" (Douglass) Terrell, 75, of "Clover Fields", Albemarle County, Virginia, died Friday, 25 September 1812.

Born on Tuesday, 2 April 1737, in Glencairn Parish, Dumfries, Scotland, she was the daughter of the late Parson William Douglass formerly of "Ducking Hole", Louisa County, Virginia and the late Nicolas (Hunter) formerly of "Ducking Hole", Louisa County, Virginia.

She is survived by her husband of 29 years, Chiles Terrell, son of the late David Terrell formerly of Polecat Swamp, Saint Margaret Parish, Caroline County, Virginia and the late Agatha (Chiles) formerly of Golansville, Caroline County, Virginia.

Peggy is survived by five children.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Col. Nicholas Meriwether, and two sons.Margaret "Peggie" (Douglass) Terrell." Image.