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WORCESTER COUNTY.

Patrons, Atlas of the Eastern Shore, published 1877.

 

Reprinted 1976 as the Bicentennial Atlas of the Eastern Shore

 

Note: "Date of Settlement" indicates birthdate for Worcester County natives. Here I call it simply "Date".

 

 

NEWTOWN DISTRICT. No. 1.

 

Name
Acres
Town
Occupation
Birthplace
Date

 

Brittingham, John E

240

Newtown

Farmer

Worcester Co.

1830

 

Bishop, W J

104

"

Farmer

"

1849

 

Brittingham W W

250

"

Farmer and Sailor

"

1844

 

Boston, W T

226

"

Farmer

"

1840

 

Bonnewill, Wm C

365

"

Farmer

"

1842

 

Dennis, S K

198

"

Farmer

"

1839

 

Jones, Oliver W

150

"

Farmer

"

1825

 

Merrill, M R

275

"

Farmer

"

1834

 

Merrill, H T

250

"

Farmer

"

1823

 

Merrill, Henry P

94

"

Farmer

"

1850

 

Merrill, Frank B

160

"

Farmer

"

1849

 

Nock, James L

 …

"

Justice of the Peace

"

1827

 

Outen, Peter C

800

"

Farmer

"

1816

 

Phillips, Thos H

80

"

Farmer

"

1867

 

Polk, Wm S C

100

"

Farmer

Somerset Co.

1848

 

Quinn, Wm W

300

"

Farmer

"

1845

 

Quinn, Dr. S S

250

"

Physician

Worcester Co.

1838

 

Robinson, J D A

650

"

Farmer

Somerset Co.

1822

 

SchoolÞeld, W Ulysses

658

"

Farmer

Worcester Co.

1849

 

Taylor, Eliza J

10

"

"

Accomack Co., Va.

1868

 

Tull, W T

300

Wagram

Merchant

Worcester Co.

1834

 

Twilley, W B

 …

Newtown

Liveryman

Somerset Co.

1869

 

Townsend, J J Francis

175

"

Clerk

Worcester Co.

1820

 

White, J H

 …

"

Constable

Accomack Co., Va.

1872

 

SNOW HILL DISTRICT. No. 2.

 

 

Barnes, W D

775

Snow Hill

Farmer

Worcester Co.

1819

 

Baily, Robt W

430

"

"

"

1828

 

Brittingham, John A

Girdletree Hill

Miller and Merchant

Wicomico Co.

1837

 

Clayville C W

217

Snow Hill

Farmer

Worcester Co.

1828

 

Conner, Isaac B

156

"

 "

"

1822

 

Cottingham, James

100

"

 "

"

1816

 

Dryden, Samuel M H

359

"

 "

"

1829

 

Davis, E P

25

"

Pro. of Summer Resort

"

1848

 

Davis, Turner

87

"

Farmer

Wicomico Co.

1858

 

Davis, Henry S Jr.

92

"

"

"

1858

 

Dennis, R G

390

Girdletree Hill

Lumberman

"

1864

 

Ellis, John C

340

Snow Hill

Farmer

Worcester Co.

1815

 

Ennis, Joseph I

400

"

"

"

1822

 

Farrow, W H W

200

"

Lawyer

"

1839

 

Franklin, Judge J R

2300

"

Judge of County Ct.

"

1820

 

Farrow, C W

31

"

Merchant

"

1841

 

Hayward, Geo

600

"

Farmer

"

1830

 

Hack, J D

200

"

"

Accomack Co., Va.

1844

 

Hales, Matthew H

208

"

"

Worcester Co.

1828

 

Johnson, S S

 …

Wesley

Merchant & R.R. Agt.

"

1826

 

Johnson, Thos P

200

"

Farmer

"

1824

 

Johnson, D W

200

"

"

"

1825

 

Jones, W H

 …

Snow Hill

Barber

"

1831

 

Matthews, I T

6

"

Clerk County Ct.

"

1828

 

Marshall, Dr. E W

1100

Snow Hill

Physician

Accomack Co., Va.

1834

 

Mason, S E

1246

"

Farmer

Worcester Co.

1831

 

Price & McAllen

  …

"

Merchants

"

1847

 

Purnell, Geo W

1300

"

Lawyer

"

1841

 

Robins, Mrs. Ellen P

"

Teacher of Music

"

 

Richardson, John

 …

"

Carpenter

"

1853

 

Richardson, Edw A

120

"

Farmer

"

1832

 

Rowley, S P

 …

Girdletree Hill

R.R. Agent

"

1853

 

Rounds, Ebin, Jr

103

Snow Hill

"

"

1816

 

Shockley, Solomon F

540

"

"

"

1823

 

Sturges, Chas R

390

"

"

"

1818

 

Sharkey, Peter

360

"

"

Burlington Co., N. J.

1875

 

Spencer, James T H

650

"

"

Somerset Co.

1861

 

Spence, Irving

325

"

Lawyer and Farmer

Worcester Co.

1828

 

Scarborough, W K

194

"

Carpenter

"

1823

 

Scarborough, Wm J

825

"

Farmer

"

1834

 

Townsend, A J

412

"

"

"

1826

 

Timmons, John B

500

Wesley

"

"

1824

 

Truitt, Selby P

 …

Snow Hill

"

"

1821

 

Truitt, Zedekiah

460

"

"

"

1829

 

Vickers, Isaac T

 …

"

Blacksmith

Newcastle Co., Del.

1835

 

Wilson, Col. E K

850

"

Farmer and Lawyer

Worcester Co.

1821

 

EAST BERLIN DISTRICT. No. 3.

 

 

Bratten, Eli D

10

Berlin

Oysterman

Worcester Co.

1833

 

Bratten, J M

2-1/2

"

Merchant

"

1830

 

Carey, E B

3

"

 …

"

1830

 

CofÞn & Lynch

 …

Ocean City

Hotel Proprs

"

1854/1839

 

Dirickson, James C

 …

Berlin

Physician

 

1833

 

Dirickson, Jas B

600

"

Farmer

"

1828

 

Fassitt, A J

900

"

"

"

1807

 

Hastings, John H

42-1/2

"

"

"

1853

 

Henry, Jas P

 …

"

"

"

1849

 

Jones, Isaac S

27

"

Merchant

"

1819

 

Massey, Samuel J

200

"

Hotel Propr

"

1840

 

Mumford, J T

50

"

Carpenter

"

1855

 

Pitts, H R

1000

"

Pres. of W&P R.R.

Worcester Co.

1816

 

Purnell, Miss Nannie

600

"

 …

"

 …

 

Purnell, J S & H

2400

"

Farmers & Lumber Dlrs.

"

1850/1853

 

Purnell, H A

171

"

Farmer

"

1830

 

Purnell, F J

1700

"

"

"

1828

 

Powell, J Z

 …

"

Hotel Propr

"

1846

 

Powell, M J

1/2

"

Shoemaker

"

1826

 

Quillin, S M

250

"

Farmer

"

1849

 

Reed, S P

11

"

Merchant

"

1833

 

Selby, Wm B

800

Philadelphia

Gent of Leisure

"

1822

 

Showell, Lemuel

 …

St. Martin's

Farmer

"

1825

 

Taylor, J M

550

Berlin

"

"

1807

 

Tracy, John

 …

Ocean City

Propr Hotel

Scotland

1862

 

Wise, James E

5

Berlin

Cabinet Maker

Kent Co., Del.

1845

 

NEWARK DISTRICT. No 4.

 

 

Adkin, J M

95

Newark

Section Boss

Worcester Co.

1832

 

Bowen, A P

 …

"

Teacher

"

1847

 

Bowen, Chas L

1710

"

Farmer

"

1821

 

Godfrey, Samuel M

"

"

"

1840

 

Holston, J E

185

Wesley

"

"

1841

 

Harmon, Richard T

34

Newark

Ship Carpenter

"

1831

 

Jones, Ephraim W

390

"

Farmer

"

1818

 

Jones, G B

400

"

"

"

1849

 

Lane, S W, M.D.

410

Wesley

Farmer & Physician

Worcester Co.

1839

 

Peters, W M

1020

"

Nurseryman

Philadelphia

1874

 

Smack, James H

165

Newark

Farmer

Worcester Co.

1837

 

West, N G

 …

Wesley

Lumber Dealer

"

1824

 

Williams, Aaron B

330

Berlin

Farmer & Carpenter

"

1809

 

ST. MARTIN'S DISTRICT. No. 5.

 

 

Bunting, L W H

3/4

Bishopville

Merchant

Sussex Co., Del.

1868

 

Halloway, Dr. T A J

1000

"

Physician

Worcester Co.

1836

 

Halloway, Thomas

1500

"

Farmer

"

1827

 

King, H J

11

"

Merchant

"

1834

 

Layton, J M & Bro.

105

"

Merchants

Sussex Co., Del.

1867

 

Moore, John T P

200

"

Farmer

Worcester Co.

1829

 

Melson, G T B

 …

"

Miller

Sussex Co., Del.

1872

 

Showell, Wm

3000

"

Farmer

Worcester Co.

1827

 

Townsend, John G

92

"

Carpenter

"

1838

 

COULBOURN DISTRICT. No. 6.

 

 

Curmean, Benjamin

100

Snow Hill

J.P. and Lumberman

Sussex Co., Del.

1852

 

Coulbourn, Geo W

427.5

Powellville

Farmer

Worcester Co.

1843

 

Dickerson, Uriah W

Snow Hill

"

"

1854

 

Disharoon, Wm T

350

Powellville

"

Somerset Co.

1826

 

Fooks, De Witt C

854

Snow Hill

Farmer and Sheriff

Wicomico Co.

1859

 

Gordy, Geo W

600

"

Farmer

Worcester Co.

1830

 

Godfrey, Robert F

260

"

Lumber Dealer

"

1834

 

Mills, L C & Son

300

"

Merchant and Farmer

Sussex Co., Md. [sic]

1823

 

McLain, Purnell J

"

Carpenter

Worcester Co.

1816

 

Powell, Rev. R H

500

Powellville

Minister and Farmer

"

1816

 

Parker, Thomas H

300

Snow Hill

Farmer

"

1846

 

Shockley, Uriah F

467

"

Farmer & Lumberman

"

1831

 

Shockley, Wm

300

"

Carpenter & Surveyor

"

1818

 

Shockley, P Sydney

 …

"

Carpenter

"

1855

 

Sturgis, Joshua

778

"

Farmer

"

1818

 

ATKINSON DISTRICT. No. 7.

 

 

Barnes, C F

400

Newtown

Farmer

Worcester Co.

1850

 

Bevans, R E

800

"

"

"

1815

 

Bounds, Jones

1000

P. Anne

"

Somerset Co.

1824

 

Causey, E F

391

Snow Hill

"

Worcester Co.

1841

 

Corbin, J B

188

"

"

"

1826

 

Chatham, Franc E

700

Newtown

"

"

1834

 

Dale, C G

 …

"

"

Kent Co., Md.

1857

 

McMaster, S S

1325

"

Farmer & Merchant

Worcester Co.

1818

 

Mariner, E J

251

Snow Hill

Farmer

Somerset Co.

1852

 

Mills, James B

185

Newtown

"

Worcester Co.

1859

 

Mariner, Thos J

98

Snow Hill

"

Somerset Co.

1852

Powell, Elijah F

120

"

"

Worcester Co.

1837

 

SchoolÞeld, W M

642

Newtown

"

"

1837

 

Townsend, Francis S

 …

"

"

"

1848

 

Todd, Robert S

1200

Snow Hill

"

Wicomico Co.

1851

 

Vincent, J H

295

Eden

"

Worcester Co.

1824

 

White, John T

250

Snow Hill

"

"

1849

 

STOCKTON DISTRICT. No. 8.

 

 

Burbage, John H

 …

Stockton

Propr of Hotel

Worcester Co.

1841

 

Brown, G W

1

"

Oysterman

"

1840

 

Collins, James , Sr.

446

"

Farmer

"

1805

 

Collins, J Eugene

1500

Lindseyville

Merchant

"

1845

 

Dashiell, Jas A

 …

Girdletree Hill

Machinist

Wicomico Co.

1815

 

Godfrey, Joseph

1519

Stockton

Farmer

Worcester Co.

1812

 

Houston, L J

 …

"

Merchant

"

1842

 

Hudson, Geo J

4

"

Oysterman

"

1842

 

Jones, F E

100

Girdletree Hill

 "

"

1848

 

Lindsey, Thos S

800

Stockton

Lumber Dealer

"

18--

 

Lindsey, James A

 …

Lindseyville

Physician

"

1849

 

Onley, Hon. H T

250

Girdletree Hill

Farmer & State Rep.

Accomack Co., Va.

1840

 

Pruitt, Hon. W C

38

Stockton

Ship Builder

"

1837

 

Parker, John T

"

Physician

Worcester Co.

--

 

Price, Gideon

1

"

Oysterman

New Jersey

1866

 

Scarborough, Jno E

Girdletree Hill

Mariner

Worcester Co.

1832

 

Taylor, B & Son

Stockton

Merchants

"

--

 

Taylor, John

6

"

Carpenter

"

1818

 

Tull, Miles

5

"

Oysterman

"

1840

 

Wharton, P E & Son

110

"

Merchants

Sussex Co., Del.

1839

 

WEST BERLIN DISTRICT. No. 9.

 

 

Beauchamp, James

235

Whaleyville

Farmer

Worcester Co.

1802

 

Clifton, Leander

"

Blacksmith

Kent Co., Del.

1835

 

Connaway, H C

10

Berlin

Stock Dealer

Worcester Co.

1844

 

Dale, John M

888

Whaleyville

Merchant

"

1831

 

Dale, Peter W

888

"

Farmer

"

1828

 

Davis, Peter L

2000

"

"

"

1807

 

Franklin, Littleton P

850

Berlin

"

"

1831

 

Furbush, Peter

325

"

Blacksmith & Farmer

Somerset Co.

1818

 

Gillis, John P R

140

Whaleyville

Physician and Surgeon

Worcester Co.

1808

 

Gillis, Jno S & E J

212

St Martin's

Farmer and Teacher

"

1835/ 1838

 

Henry, John W

1343

Berlin

Farmer

"

1827

 

Henry, R J

870

"

Treasurer W&P R.R.

"

1819

 

Jacobs, C W

6000

St Martin's

Farmer

Sussex Co., Del.

1840

 

Marshall, J M

500

Berlin

"

Worcester Co.

1808

 

Mitchell, Joshua

St Martin's

"

Sussex Co., Del.

1828

 

Mumford, Wm H

132

Berlin

"

Worcester Co.

1815

 

Powell, Wm R

177

"

"

"

1818

 

Staton, John W

20

"

Merchant

Wicomico Co.

1859

 

Stokes, Granville

1200

"

Farmer

Burlington Co., N. J.

1873

 

Tingle, H D

19

"

Gent of Leisure

Worcester Co.

1820

 

Timmons, Lemuel

141

"

Farmer

"

1812

 

West, K B

3

"

Carpenter

Sussex Co., Del.

1847

 

Whaley, P

350

Whaleyville

Merchant & R.R. Agt

Worcester Co.

1831

 

Whaley, S M

550

"

Milling

"

1821

 

Whaley, James

2000

"

Farmer and Judge

"

1817

 

Whaley, E T

800

"

Merchant and Farmer

"

1829

 

White, R

155

St Martin's

Farmer

New York

1877

 

Whitaker, J E

Whaleyville

Steam Saw Mill

Franklin Co., Mass.

1865

 

Williams, Jas S

Berlin

Farmer

Worcester Co.

1834

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