Wesley E. Pippenger

          Lineage through Rowland Bevans of Boston, Massachusetts and Somerset County, Maryland.

          WESLEY EUGENE PIPPENGER, b. St. Mary's Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, son of

          CHARLES WESLEY PIPPENGER, b. 7912 Montgall Street, Kansas City, Missouri, m. 7 June 1953 at Cleveland Avenue Methodist Church, Kansas City, Missouri, to Zora Eileene Davison. Son of

          CHARLEY WESLEY PIPPENGER, b. 13 December 1907 at 42 McClure Flats, Kansas City, Missouri, m. 15 May 1929 at the home of Rev. Harry Rainwater in Kansas City, Missouri, to Marguerite Pearl PALMER. Son of

          JOHN WESLEY PIPPENGER, b. 29 March 1884 in Barton County, Missouri, m. 25 February 1907 in Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, to Nina Lee ALEXANDER, b. 22 August 1881 in Miami, Saline County, Missouri. Daughter of

          JAMES WASHINGTON ALEXANDER, b. 23 March 1821 (or 1823) in Rockingham County, Virginia, m. (5?) c.1875 to Mary Rees [Reece] Gover, widow of Walter Gover. Son of

          WILLIAM ALEXANDER, b. 16 February 1778, probably Somerset County, Maryland, d. 8 June 1854 in Port Republic, Rockingham County, Virginia, m. 5 January 1803 in Albemarle County, Virginia, to Ann BEVANS, b. 10 January 1783, probably Worcester County, Maryland. Daughter of

          JOHN BEVANS, d. before 2 December 1783, when James Tull and Nelly Bevans were his estate administrators in Somerset County, Maryland. John Bevans inherited tract "Herren Crick," and was an heir to tract "Warwick," later in Worcester County, Maryland. On 20 February 1804, John Sheldon Alexander, attorney of William Alexander and wife Any Alexander formerly Bevans, only surviving heir of John Bevans, of Albemarle County, Virginia, sold 48 acres of the "Warwick" tract to Rowland Bevans. He m. Eleanor "Nelly" Tull, daughter of Jonathan Tull (c.1719-1787) and wife Mary Fontaine of Somerset County, Maryland. Son of

          THOMAS BEVANS, b. c.1689 (under age in his father's 1709 will), possessed parts of land tracts "Herren Crick" and "Batchellor's Choice" (1754) in Worcester County, Maryland. Thomas received the bulk of "Warwick" tract from his father Rowland Bevans in 1709, and also his father's dwelling plantation. Some conflict surfaces as to the wife of Thomas Bevans, as some suggest she may have been Alice Msssick, daughter of planter Isaac Messick who mentions a daughter Alice Beavins in his will proved 28 April 1779 in Sussex County, Delaware. Son of

          ROWLAND BEVANS, captain of the ship "Desire," which arrived in Boston, Massachusetts on 9 May 1667. Rowland Bevans sold his land in Boston to Thomas Clark before 16 May 1662. Rowland Bevan of Boston, New England, mariner, was aged 26 in court proceedings of 3 February 1650/1 regarding the ship "Diligence" of Boston. Rowland Bevans was first married 27 December 1670 in Somerset County, Maryland to Margaret Price, and then was married by clerk Robert Maddox on 4 August 1672 there to Mary Bewry.

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          Author: Wesley E. Pippenger
          Revised: September 7, 2012