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Wm. Presley, the immigrant,  may have come to Northumberland Co. VA with Col. John Mottrom from Maryland. He was 2nd Burgess from Northumberland Co. VA. He died Dec 1655. In his will he mentions John Haynie.

He married Jane____ ?Newman?

1. Peter Presley, Sr., married Eliz. Thompson, daughter of Richard and Ursula Thompson. [Ursula, widow of Richard Thompson married 2nd Col John Mottrom and 3rd George Colclaugh].

Peter Presley, Sr. had children baptized in St. Stephens Parish in Northumberland Co. VA about the same time as the Shirleys.

(1). Elizabeth Presley m. 1st Ebenezer Saunders, 2nd John Cockrell

A. Edward Saunders

B. Eliz. Saunders m. Charles Nelmes

C. Willoughby Cockrell 1702 St.Stephens Parish, Northumberland Co VA

D. Presley Cockrell 1704

E. Hannah Cockrell

F. John Cockrell

(2). Jane Presley  1664  St. Stephens Parish, Northumberland Co. VA. Married 1st Richard Rogers, gentleman, died 1697. He was the son of Capt. John Rogers. She married 2nd Christopher Neale in 1698, son of Capt Christopher and Hannah Rodham Neale

A. Jane Rogers

B. Richard Rogers

C. John Rogers

D. Hanna Rogers

E. Peter Neale

F. Edward Neale

G. Presley Neale

(3). Ursula Presley m. 1st Daniel Neale who died 1713 Westmoreland Co. VA, She m. 2nd Wharton Ransdall of Westmoreland Co. VA

A. Hanna Neale m.Benjamin Talbot

B. Presley Neale died 1749  lived Fairfax Co. VA

(a). Daniel Neale

(b). Richard Neale

C. Christopher Neale  died 1750  he lived Prince George Co. MD. He married Ann Osborne

D. Daniel Neale

E. Rodham Neale

2. William Presley   died 1684-85

(1). Col. Peter Presley  died 1750

(2). William Presley



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