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Ancestry of Kit No. 19560

Earliest known ancestor Elias Driskill b.~1790.

Elias Driskill born about 1790 Kentucky? Died about 1825 Illinois. Married March 16, 1812 Knox Co Indiana to Christina Eaton. Children - Christina, Elizabeth, John (born about 1813), Nancy (born May 11, 1815), Mary (born 1820), and my ggGrandfather, William Franklin Driskill (born Feb 22, 1822).

William, with his Brother John and Mother Christina, migrated from Coles Co. Illinois to Grapevine, Tarrant Co. Texas in the late 1840's - 1850 after stopping over in Missouri. He had a 1850 land grant for property bordering the D/FW airport. These Driskills had close ties to the Parker family of Ft. Parker, Groesbeck, Texas and pioneers of Coles Co. Mary (above) married Issac Green Parker, Cynthia Ann Parker's first Cousin. The Parker Family Memorial Cemetary in Grapevine was land donated by Mary and Christina Driskill is the oldest known grave there. There is a State of Texas Historical marker with this info on it.

Tests Taken: Y-DNA 37

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