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George Sanford Cordell of OK

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Re: George Sanford Cordell of OK

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Yes, I have a copy and can make one for you when I get a chance.
I am sending two items on John Cordell that I got from Laurie Simmons Sutherland:

Subject: John Cordell
Reverend John Cordell of Wiltshire, England -- Captain and Chaplain in the Revolution
Added by kristiwheeler47 on 30 Apr 2009

This account is from the book "Virginia Genealogies" by Horace Edwin Hayden and Rena Gray Fazel, page 638

"i. Rev. John Cordell and wife Eliz. Edwards of Wiltshire, Eng., 1720, had— .2 George Edwards, b. Feb. 17, 1742. They em. to America, 1743. George E. m., Oct. 4, 1768, Catherine Basye, b. May 20, 1752; d. 1839, and bad— 3. Presley, b. Mar. 5, 1779; d. 1849; m- Sep. I, 1802, Amelia O'Connor, dau. Richard and Mary (Orme) O'Connor, son of Thomas O'Connor who em. from Ireland to the U. S. with his two sons Richard and Thomas. Richard O'Connor had also Levi Orme and Arrete who m. Mr. Musgrave of Md. Mary Orme was dau. Rev. Jno. Orme, b. Wiltshire, Eng.; em. to Pr. Geo. Co., Md. and m. Ruth Edmonson, niece of Col. Geo. Beale of Georgetown, and had John, m. (I.) Eliz'h Collet, whose dau. m. Thos. Beale of Georgetown. (II.) Lucy Beale (wid) and had twin daus., one of whom m. George C. Washington, and one Maj. Peter of Nalelown, they had Lewis Washington, and Colin Peter. Presley Cordell had I Levi O'Connor, b. Nov. 15, 1803; d. Nov. 14, 1870. 2. Catherine Basye, b. Oct. 28, 1805; d. Jan. 17, 1808. 3. Enos Basye, b. Sep. 6, 1807. 4. Asa, b. Sep. 29, 1809; d. Mar. 3, 1839. 5. Presley, b. Oct. 29, iSil; d. Aug. 24, 1812. 6. Mary Ellen, b. Aug. 27, 1813; d. Jan. I, 1864. 7. Helen Arrete, b. Dec. 15, 1815; d. Dec. 20, 1865. 8. Richard Lewis, b. Mch. 23, 1818. 9. James Hervey, b. Apr. 5, 1820. 10. Henry Claggelt, b. Apr. 18, 1822. n. Virginia, b. Feb. 14, 1824. 12. Presley Thomas, b. Dec. 12, 1825; d. July 28, 1849; m. Keziah Wilson of Loudoun, Va., who d. of consumption soon after. Presley Cordell was a Magistrate, and a mem. of Va. Leg.

Rev'd John Cordell appears to have served in the Revolutionary Army as a Captain as well as a Chaplain. The muster rolls record him as apptd. Chaplain, nth Va. Reg., Feb. 15, 1777. The Auditor of Va. certified, 1843, ''la' ^e nad settled his accounts with Va., Apr. 4, 1783, for services ending Jan. I, 1779. Jan. 30, 1837, his heirs rec'd 6000 a. land for 3 years service. (Rep. 1063, 27th Cong., 2d Sess.) Va. State Doc., No. 31, 1835, says, he was Captain from Jan. I, 1777 to Jan. I, 1779, and Chaplain to Feb. 10, 1781. He then rec'd j£4,ooo advanced to him for the use of the Army. "He served upwards ol 4 years and is entitled to bounty land for a service of 3 years as Chaplain." Rep. No. 457, 28lh Cong., I Sess., says, "he was taken prisoner at Brandywine, and kept in captivity till the beginning of 1797, when he became a Supernumerary Officer," and as such his heirs rec'd bounty. Gen'l Dan'l Morgan certified, 1792, that Jno. Cordell was Chaplain to his Reg., Jan. 1,1777, and so did Chief Justice Marshall."
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Description Reverend John Cordell, Episcopal minister of Wiltshire, England serves as Captain and Chaplain of a Virginia regiment and is captured at the Battle of Brandywine

Date mid-1700s

Location England and Virginia

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* John Cordell (1720 - 1800)

Subject: RE: John Cordell

John Cordell, Sr. NSDAR Revolutionary War Patriot #A025986

Added by LaurieSimmonsS on 1 May 2009

CORDELL, JOHN SR Ancestor #: A025986
Service Description: 1) MATERIAL AID
Residence1) County: FREDERICK CO. - State: VIRGINIA
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Description DAR Genealogical Research Database

What stage of your research are you in? Have you looked at Cordell Family Tree yet? If so, do you have any updates for it? Also, I have made contact with Kristi Wheeler and Laurie Simmons Sutherland on facebook and Kristi is a Cordell from MN. Look them up on facebook. You can also look me up. Are you on?

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