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John L. Medley

Male Abt 1765 - Aft 1820  (~ 56 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  John L. Medley was born about 1765 in Montgomery, Maryland (son of George Medley and Elizabeth); died after 1820 in Hardin County, Kentucky.

    John married Katherine Ann "Nancy" Atwood in Montgomery, Maryland. Katherine (daughter of James Atwood and Mary) was born in in Maryland; died before 1820. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Joseph Thomas Medley was born on 29 Feb 1812 in Nelson County, Kentucky; died on 27 Feb 1880 in Rineyville, Hardin, Kentucky; was buried in St. John Baptist, Rineyville, Hardin, Kentucky.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  George Medley (son of Thomas Medley and Mary Fenwick); died before 1775.

    Notes:

    From Donnelly, John Medley (1615-1660): "[George and Mary Medley] ran a store and tavern near Bellsfield, Maryland. Voting took place at their business, called MEDLEY'S Tavern, and the judge came there periodically and held court."

    George married Elizabeth. Elizabeth was born about 1743. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth was born about 1743.
    Children:
    1. 1. John L. Medley was born about 1765 in Montgomery, Maryland; died after 1820 in Hardin County, Kentucky.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Thomas Medley was born in in St. Mary's County, Maryland (son of John Medley and (Unknown first wife of John Medley)); died before 1764.

    Thomas married Mary Fenwick. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Mary Fenwick (daughter of Enoch Fenwick).
    Children:
    1. 2. George Medley died before 1775.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Medley was born in 1676 in St. Mary's County, Maryland (son of William Medley and Ann Reynolds); died between 1 Dec 1743 and 5 Apr 1748.

    Notes:

    Will of John Medley:

    In the name of God Amen, I JOHN MEDLEY, SR. of St. Mary's County in the province Maryland being in health of body and of sound and perfect mind and memory praise therefore give unto almighty God for the same, do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say -- first, and principally I commend my Soul into the hands of almighty hoping through the merits of [illegible] and passion of my Saviour Jesus Christ to have full and [illegible] and forgiveness of all my sins and to inherit Everlasting Life and my body I commit to the Earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executors, hereafter named and as touching the disposition of all my [illegible] Temporal Estate as it hath pleased almighty God to bestow upon me I give and dispose thereof as follows 1st First I will that my Just debts and funeral charges shall be paid and discharged -- Item I give and bequeath unto Thomas Greenwell my son in Law, all that parcel of Land whereon he now Lives, during his natural Life, and after his decease, I give and bequeath, the said Land with all its appurtenances unto my grandson, GEORGE GREENWELL, and the male heirs of his body Lawfully begotten from him and for want of such heirs, then to JAMES MEDLEY, Son of JAMES MEDLEY, and his heirs forever Item I give and bequeath unto my son JOHN MEDLEY one shilling sterling in full of his part of my Estate, Item I give and bequeath unto my son GEORGE MEDLEY heirs and the rest of his children, one shilling sterling in full of their part of my Estate -- Item I give and bequeath unto my son WILLIAM MEDLEY one shilling sterling in full of his part of my Estate Item I give and bequeath unto my son THOMAS MEDLEY one Shilling Sterling it being in full of his part of my Estates Item I give and bequeath unto my Son JAMES MEDLEY one shilling sterling it being in full of his part of my Estate. Item I give and bequeath unto the heirs of my daughter MARY one Shilling Sterling it being in full of their part of my Estate, Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughter ANN COLE, one feather bed and that being in full of her part of my Estate Item I give and bequeath unto my Loving wife, Sarah Medley, one third part of all my personal Estate, and all the Rest and Residue of my personal Estate goods Chattles, whatsoever I so give and bequeath unto my three children CLEMENT JANE and HENRIETTA MEDLEY and their heirs forever -- and I do hereby appoint, my Loving wife Sarah Medley and Loving Son CLEMENT MEDLEY my whole and sole Executor and Executrix of this my Last Will and Testament and I do hereby Revoke disallow and declare void all former wills and Testaments by me heretofore made -- In witness whereof I the said JOHN MEDLEY to this my Last Will have hereunto set my hand seal, this second Day of December, one thousand seven hundred and forty three.

    [Signed in the presence of Thomas Waughop, Enoch Combs, and Cornelius Manning.]

    John married (Unknown first wife of John Medley). [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  (Unknown first wife of John Medley)

    Notes:

    Said, without proof, to have been Ann Ford.

    Children:
    1. 4. Thomas Medley was born in in St. Mary's County, Maryland; died before 1764.
    2. George Medley was born in in St. Mary's County, Maryland; died between 1 Apr 1731 and 1 Jun 1731.
    3. William Medley died in 1752.
    4. James Medley was born in in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
    5. Anne Medley was born in in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
    6. Mary Medley was born about 1700 in St. Mary's County, Maryland; died after 20 Aug 1743 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
    7. John Medley was born about 1702 in St. Mary's County, Maryland; died before 17 Feb 1749.
    8. Clement Medley was born about 1722 in "Medley," St. Mary's County, Maryland; died between 3 Mar 1722 and 10 Mar 1774.

  3. 10.  Enoch Fenwick died before 1788.
    Children:
    1. 5. Mary Fenwick