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? SHATTUCK and Damaris (-?-)

 

  Generation One

 

1. ? SHATTUCK, born about 1590 probably in England.  He married about 1619 in England Damaris (---), born about 1600 probably in England. Damaris married 2nd Captain Thomas Gardner in Salem, Masschusetts.

 

      Children of ? SHATTUCK and Damaris (---) were as follows:

      2          i      Samuel2 SHATTUCK, born 1620 probably in England; died 6 Jun 1689 in Salem, Essex Co, Massachusetts. Samuel was a feltmaker and hatter, he lived at 181 Essex St. He married 1st Grace (---), 2nd Hannah (---). He died 6 Jun 1689 at the age of 69[1]. Hannah died 14 Sep 1701, aged 77. Samuel was a Quaker and much persecuted in Masschusetts In an effort to help the cause of the Quakers he bore a missive from the court of England to the effect that those Quakers with crimes against them should be sent to England for prosecution. This missive was brought to New England by a Quaker ship captain and given to Samuel to take to Boston. This letter was ignored. Samuel Shattuck of Salem, Massachusetts, who in 1659, along with others including Nicholas Phelps (another one of our ancestors) were banished under pain of death. Shattock had a sister, Mary Hamor, who petitioned the general court to be permitted to meet him when he was taken to Boston so she could take him to Rev. Mr. Norton's house for his conversion. The sentence of banishment was pronounced and they were given two weeks (until June 8th) to settle their affairs. Two years later Samuel Shattuck and Nicholas Phelps sailed to England to petition parliament to help the Quakers. They returned to New England, but Mr. Phelps, being weak in body died soon after.[2]     

      3          ii      Mary SHATTUCK, born about 1624 probably in England. She married [-?-] Hams or Hamor, and lived in Boston. Mary Hamor petitioned the general court to be permitted to meet her brother Samuel when he was taken to Boston so she could take him to Rev. Mr. Norton's house for his conversion.

      4          iii      Hannah SHATTUCK, born about 1626, probably in England.

      5          iv      Sarah SHATTUCK, born about 1628, probably in England. She married Richard Gardner the son of her stepfather Thomas Gardner[3].

+    6          v      Damaris SHATTUCK, born about 1630, probably in England, married Isaac PAGE[4].

 

 

Generation 2

 

 

6. Damaris SHATTUCK (Daniel1), born about 1630, probably in England.  She was married by William Hibbins [5] on 30 Sep 1653 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Masschusetts to Isaac PAGE. Isaac was born about 1620 probably in England; died 4 Jul 1680 in Pasquotank  County, North Carolina[6]. Isaac "died at a good old age" according to Quaker minutes.  His tombstone reads: "Bearing a faithful testimony for the truth till his death".

     

      Isaac Page’s will dated 30 Jun 1680, mentions, daughters Elizabeth Shattuck and Damaris Moris and her children, the executors were Charles Prous and Henry White. Wit: Dorothy Prouse, Demaris Moris and Elizabeth Page[7].

 

      Children of Damaris SHATTUCK and Isaac PAGE were as follows:

+    7          i      Damaris3 PAGE, born about 1657; died 12 Nov 1722 in Pasquotank  County, North Carolina.  She married John MORRIS/MORRISON.  

+    8          ii      Elizabeth3 PAGE, born about 1663; died[8] 4 Dec 1726 in Pasquotank  County, North Carolina.  She married Zachariah NIXON.

 

 

Generation 3

 

 

7. Damaris3 PAGE (Damaris2 SHATTUCK, Daniel1), born about 1657; died 12 Nov 1722 in Pasquotank  County, North Carolina.  She married about 1675 John MORRIS/MORRISON, born about 1650; died 1680 in Pasquotank  County, North Carolina. Damaris married 2nd 10 Sep 1681, Pasquotank, Henry White son of Henry White (b.1642, d.3 Oct 1712) and they had Mary b.15 Oct 1682 died before 1696; Damaris b.Feb 1684/5, d.1719/20, who married John Symons son of Thomas Symons; and Rebecca White, b.8 Jun 1700; Content b. 1687; Henry b.25, 4mo (Jun) 1690, married 23 Mar 1727, Pasquotank, Ruth Keaton, daughter of Henry Keaton; Arnold b.30 7mo (Sep) 1693, he declared his intention to marry (itm) 1st Rebecca Overman daughter of Jacob Overman and Rebecca Newby, 2nd before 1742 Elizabety [-?-]; Mary (2nd by name) b. --7mo (Sep)1696, married in 1722 William Everigin. She was his 2nd wife; Isaac b.24 4mo (Jun) 1700 d.2 7th mo (Sep) 1715; and Naomy b.7th mo (Sep) 1704 married 12 may 1732, James Newby, son of James Newby and Sarah Nicholson[9]. The will of Henry White was dated 19 Sep 1706 no probate[10].

 

 

      Children of Damaris PAGE and John MORRIS/MORRISON were as follows:

+    9          i     Elisabeth MORRISON, born about 1679, married[11] on 6 Dec 1696 in Pasquotank County, North Carolina Samuel CHARLES. Elisabeth daughter of John was called Elisabeth Morrison.

(SEE CHARLES FAMILY)

.     10         ii      John MORRIS/MORRISON, born 31 May 1680 in Pasquotank  County, North Carolina; died 20 Sep 1739 in Pasquotank. John married 20 Sep 1703, Pasquotank, Mary Symons (b.4 Dec 1687, Pasquotank, d.14 Aug 1745, Pasquotank).

   

 

 

8. Elizabeth PAGE (Damaris2 SHATTUCK, Daniel1), born about 1663; died 4 Dec 1726 in Pasquotank  County, North Carolina.  She married [12] on 2 Mar 1681 in Perquimans County, North Carolina Zachariah NIXON, born about 1650; died 3 Feb 1691 in Pasquotank. In the will of her father, he states that unless Elizabeth marries a Quaker she will not inherit. She died at the age of 63 yrs[13].  However, the introduction of  Pasquotank Monthly Meeting in The Encyclopedia of American Quakers says that he provides for Elizabeth if she married Samuel Hill.

 

      Zachariah was the son of Zachariah Nicon (sic) of Nottingham, North Masrom Parish, England.

 

      Children of Elizabeth PAGE and Zachariah NIXON were as follows:

      11         i      Damaris NIXON, born 8 Aug 1682 in Pasquotank County, North Carolina. Damaris married 1st Joseph Perse 11 May 1699, 2nd Richard Ratcliff

+    12         ii     Zachariah NIXON, born 22 May 1684 in Pasquotank County, North Carolina, he died 12 Aug 1739 in Pasquotank. Zacharias  (sic) married Elizabeth Symons in1707, Pasquotank. A Zachariah Nickson (sic) attended the wedding of Robert Jordan and Dorathey Pleasants of Henrico County, VA on 9 7th mo 1718 at Henrico Monthly Meeting, Henrico County, VA[14] Zacharias  (sic) married 2nd 4 4mo (Jun) 1729, Elizabeth (Charles) Nicholson, in Pasquotank. She was the widow of Samuel Nicholson.

      13         iii      Barnabe NIXON, born 21 Jan 1686/87 in Pasquotank County, North Carolina; died 30 Jan 1711 in Pasquotank[15].

      14         iv      Francis NIXON, born 20 Oct 1689 in Pasquotank County, North Carolina.

      15         v      Elizabeth NIXON, born about 1691 in Pasquotank County, North Carolina. Elizabeth married Joseph Newby 1 Jan 1716, Little River Meeting House, Pasquotank.

 


ENDNOTES


[1] Sidney Perley, History of Salem Massachusetts (Salem, Masschusetts, Sidney Perley,926), vol. 2; 268, Vol. 6; 217, Milwaukee Public Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233, R974.4P45H, hereafter called History of Salem

[2] History of Salem, Vol. 2; 169, 268, 277, 278.

[3] . History of Salem, Vol. 2; 268

[4] Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages and Deaths, 1630-1699, Vol. 9; 43, Milwaukee Public Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233, Call # R929.3 B747.

[5] Ibid., Vol. 9; 43

[6] Hinshaw, William Encyclopedia of American Quakers, Vol. 1, North Carolina, pg. 112, [Edwards Brothers, Inc., Ann Arbor, Mich. 1936] Milwaukee Public Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233

[7] Encyclopedia of American Quakers, pg. 91

[8] Ibid, pg. 110

[9] Encyclopedia of American Quakers, Vol. 1; 124

[10] J. Bryan Grimes, Abstract of North Carolina Wills, reprint by Clearfield Company, Baltimore, MD, 1991, 1995; pg 401, hereafter called Abstracts of North Carolina Wills

[11] Encyclopedia of American Quakers, Ibid., Vol. 1; 135

[12] Ibid., Vol. 1; 155

[13] Ibid Vol. 1; 110).

[14] Quaker Records of Henrico Monthly Meething and Other Church Records of Henrico, New Kent and Charles City Counties, Virginia by F. Edward Wright, pg. 9 [published by Colonial Roots, Lewes, DE, 2002]

[15] Death Source: Ibid., Vol. 1; 110

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