Sam Sloan's Big Combined Family Trees


Vide HARRISON was born in 1697 in Virginia. He married Hannah Harrison LUDWELL in , , VA.

Hannah Harrison LUDWELL [Parents] was born on 5 Dec 1701 in Green Springs, Westmoreland, VA. She died on 25 Jan 1750 in Stratford, Westmoreland, VA. She was buried in Jan 1751 in Burnt Housefield, Westmoreland, VA.. She married Vide HARRISON in , , VA.

Other marriages:
LEE, Thomas


Thomas LEE [Parents] was born in 1690 in Stratford, Westmoreland, VA. He was christened in Of, Westmoreland, Co, VA. He died on 14 Nov 1750 in Stratford, Northumberland, , VA. He was buried in Nov 1750 in Machodoc Creek, Burnt Housefield, VA. He married Hannah Harrison LUDWELL in May 1722 in Green Spring, Westmoreland, Va.

Hannah Harrison LUDWELL [Parents] was born on 5 Dec 1701 in Green Springs, Westmoreland, VA. She died on 25 Jan 1750 in Stratford, Westmoreland, VA. She was buried in Jan 1751 in Burnt Housefield, Westmoreland, VA.. She married Thomas LEE in May 1722 in Green Spring, Westmoreland, Va.

Other marriages:
HARRISON, Vide

They had the following children:

  U i Child LEE was born about 1739 in <Stratford, Westmoreland, Va>.
  M ii Richard Henry LEE was born on 20 Jan 1732. He died on 19 Jun 1794.
  M iii Francis Lightfoot "Frank" LEE was born on 14 Oct 1734 in Stratford, Westmoreland, Va. He was christened in Married, Rebecca, Tayloe, No Children. He died on 11 Jan 1797 in , Richmond Co., Va. He was buried in Jan 1797 in Mt. Arey, Richmond, Va.
  U iv Child LEE was born about 1741 in <Stratford, Westmoreland, Va>.
  M v William LEE was born on 31 Aug 1737 in Stratford, Westmoreland, Va. He was christened on 7 Mar 1769 in Married, Hannah, Phillips, Ludwell. He died on 27 Jun 1795 in Greenspring, James City, Co, Va. He was buried in Jun 1795 in Jamestown Church, Jamestown, Virginia.
  M vi Philip Ludwell "Colonel Phil" LEE was born on 24 Feb 1726 in Stratford, Westmoreland, Va. He was christened in Lands, Northumberland, Westmoreland, Va. He died on 21 Feb 1775 in Westmoreland, Will Probate, , Va. He was buried on 24 Feb 1775 in Son, Born, Same, Day.
  F vii Alice LEE was born on 4 Jun 1736 in Stratford, Westmoreland, Va. She was christened in Married, William, Shippen, Surgeon. She died on 25 Mar 1817 in Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was buried in Mar 1817 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  F viii Hannah Ludwell LEE was born in Feb 1729 in Machodoc Plant., Westmoreland, Va.. She was christened in Married, Gawin, Corbin, Middlesex. She died in 1782 in Woodberry Estate, Richmond Co., , Va. She was buried in , Farnham, Va..
  M ix Thomas Ludwell LEE was born on 13 Dec 1730 in Stratford, Westmoreland, Va. He was christened in Of, Bellvue, , Va. He died on 13 Apr 1778 in Belleview, Stafford. He was buried in Jun 1795 in Belleview, Stratford, Westmoreland, Virginia.
  M x Arthur LEE was born on 21 Dec 1740 in Stratford, Westmoreland, Va. He was christened in Not Married, No Children. He died on 12 Dec 1792 in Landsdowne Plant, Urbanna, Middlesex, Va.. He was buried in Landsdowne Plant, Urbanna, Middlesex, Va..
  M xi Richard LEE was born in 1723 in Machodoc, Westmoreland, Virginia. He was christened in 1723. He died in 1723 in Machodoc, Westmoreland, Virginia. He was buried in 1723 in Machodoc, Westmoreland, Virginia.
  M xii James LEE was born about 1739 in <Stratford, , Virginia>.

Col. Philip LUDWELL III [Parents] was born on 28 Dec 1716 in Carter's Creek, Surry, VA. He died on 25 Mar 1767 in London, Middlesex, England. He was buried about 25 Mar 1767 in London, Middlesex, England. He married Frances GRYMES about 1731 in , Surry, VA.

Frances GRYMES was born about 1710 in Of, Surry, VA. She married Col. Philip LUDWELL III about 1731 in , Surry, VA.


John WAYLES was born in 1715 in Conjuror's Neck, Henrico, Virginia. He died on 23 May 1773 in of "The Forest", Charles City Co., Va.. He married Elizabeth LOMAX on 3 Jan 1760 in Virginia. John was employed as Judge.

Other marriages:
EPPES, Martha
COCKE,
HEMINGS, Elizabeth "Betty"
LOMAX, Elizabeth

Elizabeth LOMAX.Elizabeth married John WAYLES on 3 Jan 1760 in Virginia.


Joe FOSSETT [Parents] was born in 1780 in Monticello, Virginia. He married Edy BOWLES-HIRN. He had other parents.

One of the most important slaves of Thomas Jefferson and freed in Thomas Jefferson's will. On August 3, 1806, Joe Fossett was arrested on the White House lawn in Washington DC, having been caught sneaking out of the White House after spending the night there with his wife, Edy, who was also a slave of President Thomas Jefferson.

Lerone Bennett, "Thomas Jefferson's Negro Grandchildren," Ebony, X (November 1954), 78-80 reports that descendants of Joe Fossett say that he was the son of Thomas Jefferson, not of William Fossett.

Edy BOWLES-HIRN [Parents] was born on 10 Apr 1787 in Monticello, Albemarle County, Virginia. She married Joe FOSSETT. She had other parents.

A slave of Thomas Jefferson who worked on the White House staff while Jefferson was president.
After Jefferson died, Edy was sold in a slave auction held on January 15, 1827 to pay Jefferson's debts. Edy was sold along with two of her children, Daniel and William, for $505.

They had the following children:

  M i James FOSSETT was born on 7 Jan 1805. He died in 1879.
  F ii Maria FOSSETT was born on 27 Oct 1807 in Monticello, Virginia.
  F iii Patsy FOSSETT was born on 11 May 1810 in Monticello, Virginia.

Sold at a slave auction held on January 15, 1827 for $395.
  F iv Betsy FOSSETT was born in 1812.
  F v Ann Elizabeth FOSSETT was born in 1812. She died in 1902.
  M vi Peter Farley FOSSETT was born in 1815.
  F vii Isabella FOSSETT was born in 1819 in Monticello, Virginia.
  M viii William FOSSETT was born in 1821 in Monticello, Virginia.

Sold along with his brother Daniel and his mother Edy at a slave auction on January 15, 1827 for a total of $505.
  M ix Daniel FOSSETT was born in 1826 in Virginia.

Sold along with his brother William and his mother Edy at a slave auction on January 15, 1827 for a total of $505.
  M x Jesse Scott FOSSETT.
  F xi Betsy FOSSETT was born in 1812.
  M xii Jesse Scott FOSSETT.

Henry ADAMS [Parents] was born on 21 Jan 1583 in Queen Camel Or Ditchet, Somersetshire, England. He was christened on 21 Jan 1583 in Barton, St.david, Somersetshire, England. He died on 8 Oct 1646 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts. He was buried on 8 Aug 1646 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts. He married Edith SQUIRE on 19 Oct 1609 in Charlton, Mackrel, Somerset, England.

Edith SQUIRE [Parents] was born on 29 May 1587 in Charlton, Mackreel, Somerset, England. She was christened on 29 May 1587 in Charlton, Mackreel, Somerset, England. She died on 21 Jan 1672 in Barton, David, Somerset, England. She married Henry ADAMS on 19 Oct 1609 in Charlton, Mackrel, Somerset, England.

They had the following children:

  M i Thomas ADAMS was born on 25 Mar 1612. He died on 20 Jul 1688.
  M ii Henry ADAMS was born in 1609/1610 in Barton, David, Somerset, England. He was christened in 1610 in , , , England. He died on 21 Feb 1676 in Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts. He was buried on 22 Feb 1676 in Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
  M iii Edward ADAMS was born on 19 Apr 1629 in Kingsweston, Somerset, England. He was christened on 19 Apr 1629 in Kingsweston, Somerset, England. He died on 12 Nov 1716 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts. He was buried on 12 Nov 1716 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts.
  M iv Joseph ADAMS was born on 9 Feb 1626. He died on 6 Dec 1694.
  M v Samuel ADAMS was born in 1616/1617 in Barton, David, Somerset, England. He was christened in 1653 in Barton, David, Somerset, England. He died on 24 Jan 1688 in Charleston, Norfolk, Massachusetts. He was buried in 1688/1689 in Charleston, Norfolk, Massachusetts.
  M vi John ADAMS was born on 4 Dec 1622 in King Weston, Somerset, England, England. He was christened on 4 Dec 1622 in Kingsweston, Somerset, England. He died in Jun 1706 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts. He was buried in Jun 1706 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
  F vii Ursula ADAMS was born on 19 Jul 1619 in Barton, David, Somerset, England. She was christened on 19 Jul 1619 in Barton, David, Somerset, England. She died on 20 Feb 1679 in Charleston, Norfolk, Massachusetts.
  M viii Jonathan ADAMS was born in 1614/1619 in Barton, David, Somerset, England. He was christened in Jan 1980 in Barton, David, Somerset, England. He died on 28 Jul 1690 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts. He was buried on 30 Jul 1690 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts.
  M ix Peter ADAMS was born on 1 Mar 1622 in Kingweston, Somerset, England. He was christened in 1622 in Kingweston, Somerset, England. He died on 23 Oct 1690 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts. He was buried in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

William ADAMS [Parents] was born in 1555 in Of, Trent, Somersetshire, England. He was christened in Barton David, Somertshire, England. He died in 1624 in Somerton, Somersetshire, England. He was buried in 1624 in Barton David, Somertshire, England. He married Miss BORRINGTON about 1570 in Towstall, Dartmouth, Devonshire, England.

Miss BORRINGTON was born about 1557 in <, Devonshire, England>. She married William ADAMS about 1570 in Towstall, Dartmouth, Devonshire, England.

They had the following children:

  M i John ADAMS was born about 1575 in Ditchet, Somersetshire, England.
  M ii Henry ADAMS was born on 21 Jan 1583. He died on 8 Oct 1646.
  M iii Ambrose ADAMS was born about 1578 in Ditchet, Somersetshire, England.
  M iv George ADAMS was born about 1585 in Queen Camel, Somersetshire, England. He died in 1647 in Barbadose, Jamaica.

James FOSSETT [Parents] was born on 7 Jan 1805 in Monticello, Virginia. He died in 1879. He married Mary MINOR.

Other marriages:
MINOR, Mary

Mary MINOR.Mary married James FOSSETT.


Peter Farley FOSSETT [Parents] was born in 1815 in Monticello, Virginia. He married Sarah WALKER in 1854 in Cincinnati.

Other marriages:
WALKER, Sarah

Peter Farley Fossett moved to Cincinnati and became an evangelical preacher. The Reverend Peter Farley Fossett is regarded as the founder of the Ohio Negro Baptists and was a "conductor" of the underground railway which took escaped slaves to the North.


ONCE THE SLAVE OF THOMAS JEFFERSON...1898 Jan. 30.

The Rev. Mr. Fossett, of Cincinnati, Recalls the Days When Men Came from the Ends of the Earth to Consult ┬┤the Sage of Monticello' -- Reminiscences of Jefferson, Lafayette, Madison and Monroe.

(Special to the Sunday World.)
Cincinnati, Jan. 29.

THE REV. PETER F. FOSSETT, of this city, is probably the last surviving slave of Thomas Jefferson. Mr. Fossett is a very intelligent colored man. He is eighty-three years old and lives at No. 313 Stone street in a comfortable, well furnished and well provided home. It was there that a Sunday World reporter found the kindly old gentleman to-day, well preserved in mind and body, spending the winter of his days in comfort and happiness. He is held in great regard by colored people and is loved by all the white ministers of Cincinnati, who know him well and esteem him highly.

Sarah WALKER.Sarah married Peter Farley FOSSETT in 1854 in Cincinnati.


Peter CARR [Parents] was born on 2 Jan 1770 in Albemarle County, Goochland, Virginia. He was christened on 12 Apr 1770 in St. James Northam Par., Goochland, Virginia Usa. He died in 1815 in Carrsbrook. He married Hester STEVENSON in 1787 in , , Va.

Peter Carr has been claimed by some biographers to have been the real father of the five children of Sally Hemings, but DNA testing has ruled out this possibility.

Hester STEVENSON was born in 1767 in Virginia. She died in 1834. She married Peter CARR in 1787 in , , Va.

They had the following children:

  F i Jane Margaret CARR was born in 1809. She died in 1903.
  M ii Dabney S CARR was born in 1802. He died in 1854.
  F iii Ellen Boucher CARR was born in 1806. She died in 1876.

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