Descendants of Richard Eskridge Jr.
Generation No. 1
Richard Eskridge, Jr. (Richard3, Samuel2, George1) was born 1773 in VA.. He married Elizabeth Reynolds 1793 in Caswell Co. NC.. (Richard's first three children married three children of William Martin Jr. & Hanna Irvin.)
Children of Richard Eskridge and Elizabeth Reynolds are:
- Richard Henry Eskridge III, born November 08, 1798 in Cleveland Co. NC.; died November 11, 1876 in MS.. (see below)
- Simeon Eskridge, born March 20, 1800 in Cleveland Co. NC.; died January 24, 1881. (see below)
- Unity Eunice Eskridge, Nancy, born September 21, 1801; died July 16, 1877 in Shelby, NC.. (see below)
- Jesse Eskridge, born July 28, 1807. He married Rebecca Thompson.
- William L. Eskridge (Squire Billy), born December 17, 1795. He married Mary Roxanna Bailey.
- Hamilton Eskridge, born April 06, 1797 in Cleveland Co. NC.; died 1875 in Cleveland Co. NC.. He married Mary Irvin.
- John Green Eskridge, born February 12, 1803; died August 08, 1891. He married Elizabeth H. Thompson October 12, 1837.
- Elijah Eskridge, born May 01, 1809 in Cleveland Co. NC.; died February 12, 1868. He married (1) Harriet P. Wilkins, December 04, 1864 (4 children) & (2) Margaret Durham Wahburn, April 12, 1845 (7 children).
- Sally Eskridge, Sarah, born December 22, 1805. She married Hezekiah Wilkins.
Generation No. 2
Richard Henry Eskridge III (Richard4, Richard3, Samuel2, George1) was born November 08, 1798 in Cleveland Co. NC., and died November 11, 1876 in MS.. Bur. Bethel Cemetery, Chickasaw Co. MS. He married Rachel Almira Martin Abt 1822, daughter of William Martin and Hannah Irvin.
Children of Richard Eskridge and Rachel Martin are:
Simeon Eskridge (Richard4, Richard3, Samuel2, George1) was born March 20, 1800 in Cleveland Co. NC., and died January 24, 1881. Bur. Bethel Cemetery, Chickasaw Co. MS. He married Susannah Martin, daughter of William Martin and Hannah Irvin.
- Elizabeth Elivry Eskridge, born January 15, 1823; died Aft 1880.
- James Ira Eskridge, born November 15, 1824; died March 1900. He married Nancy Potts Goforth in NC..
- William Moore Eskridge, born July 14, 1827; died February 03, 1851 in Grover, NC..
- Milton Martin Eskridge, born June 15, 1830; died January 04, 1855.
- Mary Margaret Eskridge, born December 11, 1833; died February 08, 1869. She married Kendall Abt 1865.
Children of Simeon Eskridge and Susannah Martin are:
Unity Eunice Eskridge, Nancy (Richard4, Richard3, Samuel2, George1) was born September 21, 1801, and died July 16, 1877 in Shelby, NC.. She married Moore Martin, son of William Martin and Hannah Irvin.
- William N. Eskridge, born November 1829; died February 03, 1851.
- Mary A. E. Eskridge, born June 14, 1838; died July 27, 1874. She married J. F. Thompson.
- Martha L. Eskridge, born Abt 1842. She married R. W. Thompson, Rev Abt 1857.
- Elizabeth Catherine Hill, Adopted child. She married William Laurel Eskridge January 25, 1871 in Chickasaw Co. MS..
Children of Unity Eskridge and Moore Martin are:
- Ausley Green Martin, born 1825 in Lincoln Co. NC.; died May 1863. He married Eppinessa Houser August 12, 1850 in Chickasaw Co. MS..
- Sarah J. Martin, born Abt 1830. She married Wesson.
- Harriet Martin, born Abt 1834. She married Roberts.
- Elizabeth J. Martin, born 1818-1835. She married Roberts.
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