Benjamin F. Sickles1

M, #18001, b. 5 Apr 1794, d. 8 Nov 1865
FatherThomas Sickles
MotherMary Fridley d. before 1816
Birth*5 Apr 1794 Benjamin was born at Rockingham Co, VA, on 5 Apr 1794. 
 He was the son of Thomas Sickles and Mary Fridley
Residence*1816 Benjamin F. Sickles resided at Rockingham Co, VA, in 1816.1 
Death*8 Nov 1865 Benjamin died on 8 Nov 1865 at Shelby Co, IL, at age 71. 

Citations

  1. [S225] Lewis Fridley and Benjamin Sickles to George Haga, Sale of Land, Deed Book 3: 448-449. Rockingham Co, VA Courthouse,.

John George Sickles

M, #18002, b. 25 Jul 1791, d. 4 Jul 1865
FatherThomas Sickles
MotherMary Fridley d. before 1816
Birth*25 Jul 1791 John was born at Rockingham Co, VA, on 25 Jul 1791. 
 He was the son of Thomas Sickles and Mary Fridley
Marriage*22 Dec 1819 He married Rebecca Kelly at Pickaway Co, OH, on 22 Dec 1819. 
Death*4 Jul 1865 John died on 4 Jul 1865 at Shelby Co, IL, at age 73. 

Family

Rebecca Kelly

Rebecca Kelly

F, #18003
Marriage*22 Dec 1819 She married John George Sickles at Pickaway Co, OH, on 22 Dec 1819. 

Family

John George Sickles b. 25 Jul 1791, d. 4 Jul 1865

William Kiser

M, #18004
Marriage*25 Sep 1786 He married Charity Fridley at Rockingham Co, VA, on 25 Sep 1786. Bondsman: George Fridley, Charity daughter of George..1 

Family

Charity Fridley b. say 1768

Citations

  1. [S162] Jr., comp John Vogt and T. William Kethley., Rockingham County Marriages, 1778-1850 (Athens, GA: Iberian Publishing Co., 1984),.

George Fridley

M, #18005, b. circa 1827, d. 23 Dec 1895
FatherIsaac Fridley b. circa 1790, d. 30 Jun 1860
MotherElizabeth 'Betsy' Sellers b. circa 1788, d. before 1840
Note* George Fridley This family is difficult to distinguish from a second George Fridley family in the 1870 Rockingham Co. census, both of whom are age 40, and both of whom married a Caroline. This grouping is based on the identification of the mother of Casper Fridley as Caroline Shoemaker (father unknown) on his death certificate in 1939. 
Birth*circa 1827 George was born at Rockingham Co, VA, circa 1827.
1860 census age 33; 1880 census age 53.1,2 
 He was the son of Isaac Fridley and Elizabeth 'Betsy' Sellers
Marriage*2 Aug 1849 He married Caroline J. Shoemaker at Rockingham Co, VA, on 2 Aug 1849.
George Fridley, Catharine Shoemaker, md by Benjamin Bowman.3 
Employment*Aug 1850 Occupation: laborer in Aug 1850 at Rockingham Co, VA.2 
(Witness) Census30 Aug 1850 George Fridley appeared on the census of 30 Aug 1850 in the household of Isaac Fridley at District 56, Rockingham Co, VA.2 
EmploymentSep 1860 Occupation: laborer in Sep 1860 at Rockingham Co, VA.2 
Census*29 Sep 1860 George Fridley and Caroline J. Shoemaker appeared on the census as head of household at District 1, Rockingham Co, VA, on 29 Sep 1860.2 
EmploymentAug 1870 Occupation: laborer in Aug 1870 at Brocks Gap Twp, Rockingham Co, VA.2 
Census20 Aug 1870 George Fridley and Caroline J. Shoemaker appeared on the census as head of household at Brocks Gap Twp, Rockingham Co, VA, on 20 Aug 1870.2 
EmploymentJun 1880 Occupation: farmer in Jun 1880 at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA.2 
Census29 Jun 1880 George Fridley and Caroline J. Shoemaker appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 29 Jun 1880.2 
Death*23 Dec 1895 George died on 23 Dec 1895 at Rockingham Co, VA.
George Fridley, d. 23 December 1895, of paralysis, age 72, father Isaac, b. Rockingham Co.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
30 Aug 1850District 56, Rockingham Co, VAIsaac Fridley, George Fridley and Caroline J. Shoemaker2
29 Sep 1860District 1, Rockingham Co, VAGeorge Fridley, Caroline J. Shoemaker, Isaac Fridley, John Fridley and Jane Fridley2
20 Aug 1870Brocks Gap Twp, Rockingham Co, VAGeorge Fridley, Caroline J. Shoemaker, John Fridley, Casper Fridley and George Fridley2
29 Jun 1880Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAGeorge Fridley, Caroline J. Shoemaker, John Fridley, Casper Fridley and George Fridley2

Family

Caroline J. Shoemaker b. circa 1828
Marriage*2 Aug 1849 He married Caroline J. Shoemaker at Rockingham Co, VA, on 2 Aug 1849.
George Fridley, Catharine Shoemaker, md by Benjamin Bowman.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S229] Deaths, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Rockingham County, Virginia, Death Index, 1853-1861 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S162] Jr., comp John Vogt and T. William Kethley., Rockingham County Marriages, 1778-1850 (Athens, GA: Iberian Publishing Co., 1984),.

Caroline J. Shoemaker1,2

F, #18006, b. circa 1828
Birth*circa 1828 Caroline was born at VA circa 1828. 
Marriage*2 Aug 1849 She married George Fridley at Rockingham Co, VA, on 2 Aug 1849.
George Fridley, Catharine Shoemaker, md by Benjamin Bowman.1 
(Witness) Census30 Aug 1850 Caroline J. Shoemaker appeared on the census of 30 Aug 1850 in the household of Isaac Fridley at District 56, Rockingham Co, VA.2 
Census*29 Sep 1860 Caroline J. Shoemaker and George Fridley appeared on the census as head of household at District 1, Rockingham Co, VA, on 29 Sep 1860.2 
Census20 Aug 1870 Caroline J. Shoemaker and George Fridley appeared on the census as head of household at Brocks Gap Twp, Rockingham Co, VA, on 20 Aug 1870.2 
Census29 Jun 1880 Caroline J. Shoemaker and George Fridley appeared on the census as head of household at Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VA, on 29 Jun 1880.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
30 Aug 1850District 56, Rockingham Co, VAIsaac Fridley, George Fridley and Caroline J. Shoemaker2
29 Sep 1860District 1, Rockingham Co, VAGeorge Fridley, Caroline J. Shoemaker, Isaac Fridley, John Fridley and Jane Fridley2
20 Aug 1870Brocks Gap Twp, Rockingham Co, VAGeorge Fridley, Caroline J. Shoemaker, John Fridley, Casper Fridley and George Fridley2
29 Jun 1880Linville Dist, Rockingham Co, VAGeorge Fridley, Caroline J. Shoemaker, John Fridley, Casper Fridley and George Fridley2

Family

George Fridley b. circa 1827, d. 23 Dec 1895
Children

Citations

  1. [S162] Jr., comp John Vogt and T. William Kethley., Rockingham County Marriages, 1778-1850 (Athens, GA: Iberian Publishing Co., 1984),.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

David F. Fridley1,2

M, #18007, b. 15 Dec 1810, d. 7 Mar 1887
FatherIsaac Fridley b. circa 1790, d. 30 Jun 1860
MotherElizabeth 'Betsy' Sellers b. circa 1788, d. before 1840
Birth*15 Dec 1810 David was born at VA on 15 Dec 1810. 1880 census age 69.1,3 
 He was the son of Isaac Fridley and Elizabeth 'Betsy' Sellers
Marriage*2 Dec 1834 He married Mary Kessucker at Rockingham Co, VA, on 2 Dec 1834.4,1 
Employment*Sep 1850 Occupation: stonemason in Sep 1850 at District 56, Rockingham Co, VA.1 
Census*18 Sep 1850 David F. Fridley and Mary Kessucker appeared on the census as head of household at District 56, Rockingham Co, VA, on 18 Sep 1850.1 
EmploymentJun 1860 Occupation: farmer in Jun 1860 at Barbour Co, VA.1 
Census5 Jun 1860 David F. Fridley and Mary Kessucker appeared on the census as head of household at Barbour Co, VA, on 5 Jun 1860.1 
EmploymentJul 1870 Occupation: farmer in Jul 1870 at Philippi Twp, Barbour Co, WV.1 
Census13 Jul 1870 David F. Fridley and Mary Kessucker appeared on the census as head of household at Philippi Twp, Barbour Co, WV, on 13 Jul 1870.1 
EmploymentJun 1880 Occupation: farmer in Jun 1880 at Philippi Dist, Barbour Co, WV.1 
Census22 Jun 1880 David F. Fridley and Mary Kessucker appeared on the census as head of household at Philippi Dist, Barbour Co, WV, on 22 Jun 1880.1 
Death*7 Mar 1887 David died on 7 Mar 1887 at age 76.2,3 
Burial* He was buried at Philippi Cem, Philippi, Barbour Co, WV.2,3 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
18 Sep 1850District 56, Rockingham Co, VADavid F. Fridley, Mary Kessucker, Harriet Louisa Fridley, David Andrew Fridley, Emanuel Fridley, Jackson Jaminson Fridley, George Washington Fridley and Amanda Fridley1
5 Jun 1860Barbour Co, VADavid F. Fridley, Mary Kessucker, David Andrew Fridley, Emanuel Fridley, George Washington Fridley, Martha Anne Fridley and Charles Fridley1
13 Jul 1870Philippi Twp, Barbour Co, WVDavid F. Fridley, Mary Kessucker, Martha Anne Fridley and Charles Fridley1
22 Jun 1880Philippi Dist, Barbour Co, WVDavid F. Fridley, Mary Kessucker, George Washington Fridley and Charles Fridley1

Family

Mary Kessucker b. 28 Sep 1814, d. 19 Jan 1890
Marriage*2 Dec 1834 He married Mary Kessucker at Rockingham Co, VA, on 2 Dec 1834.4,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Philippi Cemetery, Barbour Co, WV, online at http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/wv/barbour/cemetery/…, accessed Feb 2007.
  3. [S2738] FindAGrave.com (findagrave.com), gravestone: David Fridley, online at http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi, accessed September 2016.
  4. [S2845] Mary Marie Koontz Arrington, Cradled by the Massanutten: The Zellers-Sellers Family (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 1986), p. 410, citing "Rockingham County Marriages."

George Haga

M, #18008
Marriage*10 Mar 1792 He married Margaret Fridley at Rockingham Co, VA, on 10 Mar 1792.1 
Census*1810 George Haga and Margaret Fridley appeared on the census as head of household at Rockingham Co, VA, in 1810. Margaret assumed to be oldest female.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1810Rockingham Co, VAGeorge Haga and Margaret Fridley2

Family

Margaret Fridley b. say 1772
Child

Citations

  1. [S162] Jr., comp John Vogt and T. William Kethley., Rockingham County Marriages, 1778-1850 (Athens, GA: Iberian Publishing Co., 1984),.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

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F, #18009
Marriage* She married John Fridley

Family

John Fridley b. circa 1772, d. before 1850
Children