Descendants of Arthur Cherricks
from Olde Ghote "Dr. Bill"


Prepared by Dr. Wm. S. Burton, 14 Feb 2001

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FIRST GENERATION

 1. Arthur CHERRICKS was born in Maryland. Re:MKM Acc.Mar.p.84

 Arthur CHERRICKS and Nancy ???? had the following children:

 +2 i. James H. CHERRICKS (born in 1828).

+3 ii. John CHERRICKS.

 

SECOND GENERATION

 2. James H. CHERRICKS was born in 1828 in Accomack Co., Va. Ref: Moody Miles Acco.Co.Marriage Register no.4, page 330, line 87.

 He was married to Ann KELLEY in 1848. James H. CHERRICKS and Ann KELLEY had the following children:

 4 i. Noah P. CHERRICKS.

 He was married to Elizabeth (Eliza) THORNTON (daughter of James THORNTON and Susan ????) on November 12, 1863 in Accomack Co., Va. Elizabeth (Eliza) THORNTON was born in 1830. Ref:MKMiles Accom.Marriage p.84. James H. CHERRICKS and Elizabeth (Eliza) THORNTON had the following children:

 +5 i. George A. CHERRICKS (born in July 1872).

+6 ii. James Henry CHERRICKS.

7 iii. Daniel CHERRICKS.

 3. John CHERRICKS.

 He was married to Margaret SHOWARD on December 26, 1837. John CHERRICKS and Margaret SHOWARD had the following children:

 +8 i. John Thomas CHERRICKS (born on September 6, 1848).

+9 ii. George C. Sr. CHERRICKS (born in 1855).

 

THIRD GENERATION

 5. George A. CHERRICKS was born in July 1872. Ref: Debbie McKinney -GHOTE

 He was married to Evelyn THORNTON (daughter of Silas B. THORNTON and Eliza A. DAISEY) in 1924/25. George A. CHERRICKS and Evelyn THORNTON had the following children:

 +10 i. Esley Lee CHERRICKS (born on November 25, 1925).

11 ii. Carroll Burton CHERRICKS. Re:Elsey's obit.

12 iii. Norman James CHERRICKS. Norman died of diphtheria as a child -per Debbie McKinney.

13 iv. Margaret Lou CHERRICKS. Ref: Debbie McKinney. Margaret died as a child from drowning (in a wash tub ?)

14 v. David Norman CHERRICKS. Ref: Debbie McKinney

 He was married to Mary Ellen WATSON (daughter of John P. WATSON and Elizabeth HANCOCK) on March 1, 1895 in Chincoteague, Va. Mary Ellen WATSON was born on January 1, 1874. She died on December 21, 1915. She was buried in Mechanic Cem., Chincoteague, Va. Last name from Lois Watson. Ref: Debbie McKinney George A. CHERRICKS and Mary Ellen WATSON had the following children:

 15 i. Cardwell CHERRICKS was born on November 2, 1903. He died in January 1979. Ref: Debbie McKInney

16 ii. Etman CHERRICKS was born on December 18, 1905. He died in May 1972. Ref: Debbie McKinney in Ky.

17 iii. Dulan CHERRICKS.

18 iv. Mary Nelda CHERRICKS was born in 1909.

19 v. Audrey CHERRICKS was born in May 1907. She died in February 1908. Dates from Lois Watson

 6. James Henry CHERRICKS.

 He was married to Alice RUSSELL in 1886. James Henry CHERRICKS and Alice RUSSELL had the following children:

 +20 i. Andrew CHERRICKS.

 8. John Thomas CHERRICKS was born on September 6, 1848 in Chincoteague, Va. He died on October 8, 1906 in Chincoteague, Va. He was buried in Greenwood Cem., Chincoteague, Va.

 He was married to Mary Ann SHARPLEY (daughter of Teackle SHARPLEY and Euphania (Jajor) REED) on July 13, 1866 in Wachapreague, Accomac Co., Va. Mary Ann SHARPLEY was born in 1849. She died in 1941. She was buried in Mechanics Cem., Chincoteague, Va. John Thomas CHERRICKS and Mary Ann SHARPLEY had the following children:

 21 i. Thomas CHERRICKS.

+22 ii. Charles Henry CHERRICKS (born on May 2, 1868).

23 iii. Mary Jane CHERRICKS was born on July 8, 1870 in Chincoteague, Va. She died in 1874 in Chincoteague, Va. Ref: Michelle Melvin web page. Mary Jane died at age 3 yrs.

+24 iv. John Thomas CHERRICKS Jr. (born in 1871).

+25 v. Cornelia "Nealie" CHERRICKS (born on January 25, 1876).

26 vi. William B. CHERRICKS was born in 1875 in Chincoteague, Va. He died on October 4, 1876 in Chincoteague, Va. William died at age 1 yr. Ref: Walczyk. Accomack Co.Death Register -died at age 1 yr.

27 vii. Louis F. CHERRICKS was born on March 30, 1880 in Chincoteague, Va. He died on October 16, 1946. Re:Michelle Melvin web page

28 viii. Calvin E. CHERRICKS was born in 1885. He died on October 8, 1888 in Chincoteague, Va. Calvin died age 3 yrs of diphtheria-per Walczyk, Accomack Co.Death Register.

+29 ix. Lilly M. CHERRICKS (born on October 10, 1882).

30 x. Albert twin CHERRICKS was born on September 1, 1888. He died on December 24, 1911. Ref: Michelle Melvin web page

31 xi. Mollie twin CHERRICKS was born on September 1, 1888. She died on August 12, 1889 in Chincoteague, Va.. Ref: Michelle Melvon web page

 9. George C. Sr. CHERRICKS was born in 1855. He died on July 20, 1915. He was buried in Greenwood Cem., Chincoteague, Va.

 

He was married to Gazella THORNTON (daughter of John T. THORNTON and Annie M. THORNTON) on January 15, 1875 in Chincoteague, Va. Gazella THORNTON was born in 1856. She died on January 9, 1944. She was buried in Greenwood Cem., Chincoteague, Va. Gazelle lived to be 98 years old, and lived in small home on "Tick Town"Road in Chincoteague built by Clarence D. Burton. She developed "senile dementia." Gazelle Cherricks' mother's brother was John Neal Thornton's father, therefore John Neal Thornton and Prisceel Cherricks Baker were first cousins.

 Accomac Co.Census 1860:

Ann Farr 37 F

Ellen J.Thornton 14 F

Jno.Thornton 9 M

Gazelle Thornton 6 F

 Above raises question if Gazelle's mother was married twice. Being raised by Ann. George C. Sr. CHERRICKS and Gazella THORNTON had the following children:

 32 i. Louis T. CHERRICKS was born on February 22, 1876.

+33 ii. George CHERRICKS Jr. (born on July 14, 1878).

+34 iii. Pricella CHERRICKS (born on December 16, 1880).

35 iv. Ella May CHERRICKS was born on August 2, 1883. She died on June 6, 1892 in Chincoteague, Va. She was buried in Greenwood Cem., Chincoteague, Va. Ella was only 10 years old at death. See Accomac Co.Death Register -G.Walczyk -Ella May died of measles and pneumonia 7 yrs 6 mos.old.

+36 v. Emory W. CHERRICKS (born on February 22, 1886).

+37 vi. John Allen CHERRICKS (born on April 9, 1894).

+38 vii. Lillian M. CHERRICKS (born on May 11, 1897).

 

FOURTH GENERATION

 10. Esley Lee CHERRICKS was born on November 25, 1925 in Chincoteague, Va. He died on July 27, 1998 in Hertford, NC. He was buried in Cedar Wood Cem., Hertford, NC. Ref: His obit.

 Esley Lee CHERRICKS and Maxine BURKHEAD had five children.

 20. Andrew CHERRICKS.

 He was married to UNKNOWN. Andrew CHERRICKS and UNKNOWN had the following

children:

 44 i. Lawrence CHERRICKS.

45 ii. Russell CHERRICKS.

+46 iii. George CHERRICKS.

 22. Charles Henry CHERRICKS was born on May 2, 1868 in Chincoteague, Va. He died on August 6, 1934 in Chincoteague, Va. Dates from Michelle Melvin. Charles changed spelling of Cherricks to Cherrix prior to 1928.

 He was married to Ella Lee DAISEY (daughter of James David DAISEY Jr. and Catherine MASON) on October 2, 1886 in Wachapreague, Accomac Co., Va. Ella Lee DAISEY was born on June 28, 1869 in Chincoteague, Va. She died on February 13, 1961 in Rehoboth Beach, DE. She was buried in Redman's Cem., Chincoteague, Va. Ref: Michelle Melvin Ella died at age 91 yrs.

Charles Henry CHERRICKS and Ella Lee DAISEY had the following children:

 +47 i. Mollie Catherine CHERRIX (born on July 28, 1889).

+48 ii. Christina Warden CHERRIX (born on December 2, 1891).

49 iii. Charles Olin CHERRIX was born on May 12, 1894. Ref: Michelle Melvin

50 iv. Louella CHERRIX was born on November 30, 1896 in Chincoteague, Va. She died on December 24, 1896 in Chincoteague,

Va. She was buried in Redman's Cem., Chincoteague, Va. Ref: Michelle Melvin

51 v. Elodie CHERRIX was born on February 19, 1898. Ref: M.Melvin

52 vi. Vernon Twilley CHERRIX was born on April 27, 1902. Ref: Michelle Melvin

53 vii. Lester Rhinegold CHERRIX was born on December 26, 1905. Ref: M.Melvin

54 viii. James Baynard CHERRIX was born on November 18, 1908 in Chincoteague, Va. He died on November 27, 1913 in Chincoteague, Va. He was buried in Redman's Cem., Chincoteague, Va. Ref: M.Melvin

 24. John Thomas CHERRICKS Jr. was born in 1871 in Chincoteague, Va.

 He was married to Mary E. JONES (daughter of Major JONES and Lucy A. ????) on February 22, 1894 in Chincoteague, Va. Mary E. JONES was born in 1876.

 25. Cornelia "Nealie" CHERRICKS was born on January 25, 1876 in Chincoteague, Va. She died in October 1946. She was buried in Mechanic Cem., Chincoteague, Va. Ref: Michelle Melvon web page. She was married to Charles S. JEFFRIES. Charles S. JEFFRIES was born in 1873. He died. He was buried in Mechanic Cem., Chincoteague, Va. Cornelia "Nealie" CHERRICKS and Charles S. JEFFRIES had the following children:

 +55 i. Calvin E. JEFFRIES (born on July 21, 1893).

56 ii. Sherman D. JEFFRIES was born on March 23, 1898. He died on May 25, 1919.

 29. Lilly M. CHERRICKS was born on October 10, 1882. She died on February 1, 1925. She was buried in Red Man Cem., Chincoteague, Va. Dates from Accomack Tombstones by Mary Frances Carey. Ref: Lois Watson in NJ 3/1/99.Lillie died of tuberculosis in 1925 -per Lois Thorpe (Watson)-GHOTE

 William T. WATSON (son of David R. WATSON and Ann TATEM) was born on August 7, 1876. He died on January 26, 1946. He was buried in Red Man Cem., Chincoteague, Va. Dates from MFCarey Accomack Tombstones Ref: Lois Watson in NJ 3/1/99 Lilly M. CHERRICKS and William T. WATSON had the following children:

 57 i. Claude WATSON was born in 1900. He died in 1945. Re:Lois Watson

+58 ii. Raymond Burton WATSON (born in 1904).

59 iii. Herman WATSON was born in 1907. He died in 1984. Ref: Lois Watson

60 iv. Another daughter born in 1912, still living in 1999.

 33. George CHERRICKS Jr. was born on July 14, 1878. He died in 1963. He was buried in Greenwood Cem., Chincoteague, Va.

 Susie BUNTING was born in 1882. She died in 1968. She was buried in Greenwood Cem., Chincoteague, Va. George CHERRICKS Jr. and Susie BUNTING had the following children:

 61 i. Margaret CHERRICKS.

62 ii. Verona CHERRICKS.

63 iii. George CHERRICKS.

 34. Pricella CHERRICKS was born on December 16, 1880 in Chincoteague, Accomac, Virginia. She died on July 22, 1952 in Chincoteague, Accomac, Virginia. She was buried in Chincoteague, Accomac, Virginia. Came from a family of 8 children. Loved to eat chicken necks ! Died of gangrene of leg. Died in her living room. Buried in Greenwood Cemetery at Chincoteague with Joe Baker.

 She was married to Josiah "Joe" Selby BAKER (son of Josiah P. BAKER and Mary Hester "Esther" HUDSON) on November 1, 1900 in Chincoteague, Va. Josiah "Joe" Selby BAKER was born on November 29, 1878. He died on June 28, 1935 in Chincoteague, Accomac, Virginia. He was buried in Chincoteague, Accomac, Virginia. "Joe" Baker was a blacksmith. Helped doctors with amputations. Laid the water line from main land to Chincoteague with self-made diving outfit. Died of cancer of stomach. He was Mayor of Chincoteague. Joe and Prisella married by Rev.W.S.Beckett -Marriage Register-Accomack

Co.

 Pricella CHERRICKS and Josiah "Joe" Selby BAKER had the following children:

 +64 i. Esther Alena BAKER (born on November 24, 1901).

+65 ii. Stewart George BAKER (born on January 22, 1904).

 36. Emory W. CHERRICKS was born on February 22, 1886. He died on April 12, 1976. He was buried on April 14, 1976 in Berlin, Maryland. "Uncle Emory" lived in Berlin, Maryland after marrying. He had 2 daughters who used to visit often in Chincoteague in 1930-40's. He lived to be in his 80's. Wife's name was Mary Elizabeth. Uncle Emory was in Coast Guard and served on lighthouse upper Chesapeake Bay.

 Had daughters - Thelma Lee and Elizabeth.

 One other brother (George Allen ) and brother - in -law (Ray Peterson) were also in Coast Guard.

 Mary Elizabeth was born in 1897. She was buried on April 21, 1975. Emory W. CHERRICKS and Mary Elizabeth had the following children:

 66 i. Thelma Lee CHERRICKS. Thelma Lee Cherricks married a Baker.

67 ii. Elizabeth CHERRICKS.

 37. John Allen CHERRICKS was born on April 9, 1894. He died on February 10, 1974. He was buried in Greenwood Cem., Chincoteague, Va. "Uncle" Allen worked on Chesapeake Lightship for over 30 years. Lived to be in 70's..

 E.Delores (Lula) MUNGER (daughter of Parker Sr. MUNGER and Elizabeth DICKERSON) was born in 1900. She died in 1933. She was buried in Greenwood Cem., Chincoteague, Va. Uncle Allen first wife was Ed Mungerís sister. She died and he married Sadie Linder. "Aunt"Sadie and he helped raise the children of Clarence and Esther Burton. Sadie LINDER was born in 1905. She died in 1971. She was buried in Greenwood Cem., Chincoteague, Va. Sadie and her brother were orphaned at an early age. They were taken into different families and were not united until late in life. Sadie was taken in by the Roley Family of Horntown, Virginia. Her brother, who survived her, lived in Baltimore, MD. His wife's name was Ann and they both came to the Public Health Hospital in Baltimore to visit Sadie frequently during her final illness. Sadie died of cancer.

 38. Lillian M. CHERRICKS was born on May 11, 1897. She died in 1937. She was buried in Boothe Cemetery, Chincoteague, Va. Lillian Cherricks married Ray Peters. He served in Coast Guard. She died of cancer.

 Ray PETERS was born in 1892. He died in 1966. He was buried in Mechanics Cem., Chincoteague, Va.

 

FIFTH GENERATION

 46. George CHERRICKS. 

He was married to Mary Elizabeth WATSON on March 1, 1895. George CHERRICKS and Mary Elizabeth WATSON had the following children:

 69 i. Edith M. CHERRICKS was born on May 16, 1896. Ref:Bill Horsman-GHOTE

70 ii. Audrey CHERRICKS (born in May 1907).

71 iii. Preston CHERRICKS was born in 1911. He died in 1912.

 He was married to Madge UNKNOWN.

 He was married to Lena UNKNOWN.

 

47. Mollie Catherine CHERRIX was born on July 28, 1889 in Chincoteague, Virginia. She died on August 6, 1978 in Rehobeth Beach, DE. Re:Michelle Melvin She was married to David Godwin MELVIN (son of William Edward MELVIN and Mary Ella UNKNOWN) on April 15, 1905. David Godwin MELVIN was born on November 20, 1884 in Chincoteague, Va. He died on January 25, 1940 in Beebe Hospital, Lewes DE. He was buried in Rehobeth Beach, DE. Ref: Michelle Melvin Mollie Catherine CHERRIX and David Godwin MELVIN had the following children:

 73 i. Victor Keen MELVIN was born on October 5, 1905. Re:M.Melvin

+74 ii. Ruth Ella MELVIN (born on March 5, 1908).

 48. Christina Warden CHERRIX was born on December 2, 1891 in Chincoteague , Va. She died on November 27, 1975 in Chincoteague, Va.  Re:Michelle Melvin

 She was married to James Forrest JESTER (son of Daniel James JESTER and Elizabeth Ann DAISEY) on April 29, 1910 in Chincteague, Va. James Forrest JESTER died on March 24, 1969

 55. Calvin E. JEFFRIES was born on July 21, 1893. He died on April 5, 1963.

 

He was married to Bessie M. ????. Bessie M. ???? was born on May 17, 1892.

She died on October 11, 1968. Calvin E. JEFFRIES and Bessie M. ???? had

the following children:

 +84 i. C.Everette JEFFRIES (born on May 23, 1915).

 58. Raymond Burton WATSON was born in 1904. He died in 1981. Re:Lois Watson

 He was married to Mabel K. COSNER in 1923 in Chester, PA

 64. Esther Alena BAKER was born on November 24, 1901 in Chincoteague, Accomac, Virginia. She died on January 15, 1969 in Nassawadox, Northampton, Virginia. She was buried about January 17, 1969 in Oak Hall, Accomac, Virginia. Attended "Harrisonberg Normal School" -later Madison College for one year, quit to marry Clarence Burton. 

Pallbearers at funeral were James Powell,Edwin Leatherbury,LeRoy Bull, King Niblett, Julian White, Ernest Jones Sr. and Donald Jester. Minister at funeral Rev.William E.Hindman, assisted by Rev.Raymond Britton.

 She was married to Clarence Donald BURTON (son of Woolsey BURTON and Nancy Jane TAYLOR) on January 1, 1921 in Chincoteague, Accomac, Virginia. Clarence Donald BURTON was born on October 4, 1900 in Chincoteague, Accomac, Virginia. He died on December 29, 1962 in Nassawadox, Northampton, Virginia. He was buried on January 1, 1963 in Oak Hall, Accomac, Virginia. "C.D." Burton quit school in 9th grade. Bought the first truck on Chincoteague - a Model T Ford and started a trucking business. For 25

years hauled seafood and produce to Lanacaster, Harrisburg,Pa and to Syracue, N.Y. and Fulton Market in NYC. Joined Archie D.Birch and went into Seafood Business -bought Arcchie D.out and built Burton's Seafood across street from Pony Pines on East Side. At peak business in 1961 was shipping 1 million clams per day and was undisputed "Clam King " of U.S. Willed Cropper St House to daughter Mary, had bought Uncle Stewart's house on Cleveland St and willed that to daughter Sally who sold it and moved to Michigan. Died age 62.

 

65. Stewart George BAKER was born on January 22, 1904 in Chincoteague, Accomac, Virginia. He died on October 16, 1953 in Chincoteague, Accomac, Virginia. He was buried in Downing Ceme..

 Mildred WINDER (daughter of John WINDER Sr. and Inez E. TAYLOR) was born in 1903. She died in 1988. She was buried in Downing Cemetery.

 

SIXTH GENERATION

 

74. Ruth Ella MELVIN was born on March 5, 1908. Re:M.Melvin

 She was married to James Whitley TRAVIS. James Whitley TRAVIS was born on

June 25, 1906. Re:Michelle Melvin Web site76. Charles Olin MELVIN was born on September 30, 1913. Re:Michelle Melvin

 He was married to Rebecca Morgan ELLINGSWORTH on September 19, 1972 in Rehoboth Beach, DE. Rebecca Morgan ELLINGSWORTH was born on May 12, 1919 in Rehobeth, Maryland.

 Katie Louise GIBSON (daughter of William J. GIBSON and Katie Belle Carter DRAPER) was born on October 8, 1917 in Lake Lindsey, FL. She died on December 21, 1970 in New Castle, DE

 78. Elodie Cherrix MELVIN was born on February 7, 1924. She died in 1982. Re:M.Melvin

 She was married to Howard Leroy STEELMAN.

 79. Daisey Beulah JESTER was born on July 17, 1911.

She was married to Robert Kern RUSSELL on April 8, 1933 in Chincoteague, Va. Robert Kern RUSSELL was born on October 20, 1909 in Wilmington, Delaware. He died on April 3, 1956.

 

 

87. Leonard Lee BURTON was born on August 14, 1925 in Chincoteague, Accomac, Virginia. He died on January 28, 1979 in Nassawadox, Northampton, Virginia. He was buried about February 1, 1979 in Oak Hall, Accomac, Virginia. He founded Seafood Festival with Wayne Browning and H.B.Rew. He quit school in 7th grade and started driving truck for Pop.

Prepared by:

William S.Burton,M.D.

drburton@intercom.net

 

 


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