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Descendants of Henry Hoshall and John Hurst



First Generation



1. Henry Hoshall was born in Germany.

Henry married.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 2 M    i. Jesse Hoshall was born in 1758 in Holland and died on 15 Jul 1830 in Baltimore County, Maryland at age 72.

Second Generation (Children)


2. Jesse Hoshall (Henry1) was born in 1758 in Holland and died on 15 Jul 1830 in Baltimore County, Maryland at age 72.

Noted events in his life were:

Military Service - Revolutionary War: He fought in a number of battles and his military file is available.

Jesse married Mary Ellen Hurst, daughter of Bennet Hurst and Mary, on 22 Dec 1779. Mary was born in 1760 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland and died in 1845 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland at age 85.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 3 M    i. Isaac Hoshall was born on 10 Dec 1780 and died on 19 Jan 1867 at age 86.

   4 F    ii. Elizabeth Hoshall was born on 4 Apr 1782.

   5 F    iii. Eleanor Hoshall was born on 1 Jun 1784.

   6 M    iv. Jesse Hoshall was born on 4 Apr 1786 and died on 9 Sep 1876 at age 90.

Jesse married Elizabeth Gill, daughter of Nicholas Gill and Elizabeth Gill, on 12 Mar 1811. Elizabeth was born in 1787 and died on 26 Mar 1855 at age 68.

   7 M    v. John Hoshall was born on 21 Aug 1787.

   8 M    vi. David Hoshall was born on 4 May 1791 and died on 17 Aug 1835 at age 44.

David married Maria Elizabeth McCoy on 13 Jan 1820.

   9 F    vii. Sally Hoshall was born on 15 Jun 1793.

   10 M    viii. Shadrach Hoshall was born on 24 Feb 1795.

   11 M    ix. Ephraim Hoshall was born on 27 Aug 1796 and died on 28 Jun 1867 at age 70.

Ephraim married Catherine Talbet.

   12 M    x. Bennett Hoshall was born on 2 Apr 1798.

Bennett married Elizabeth Williams.

   13 F    xi. Mary Hoshall was born on 9 Aug 1800.

Third Generation (Grandchildren)


3. Isaac Hoshall (Jesse2, Henry1) was born on 10 Dec 1780 and died on 19 Jan 1867 at age 86.

Isaac married Sarah Keith, daughter of William Farfar Keith and Sarah Merryman, in 1820. Sarah was born on 20 Sep 1782 and died on 20 Sep 1835 at age 53.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 14 M    i. Jacob J. Hoshall was born on 15 Feb 1825 in Baltimore County, Maryland and died on 9 Jun 1899 in Baltimore County, Maryland at age 74.

   15 M    ii. Caleb Hoshall .

Caleb married Mary Creeny.

   16 M    iii. Isaac Hoshall .

   17 M    iv. Shadrach Hoshall .

   18 M    v. Jesse Hoshall .

Jesse married Betty Lee.

   19 F    vi. Elizabeth Hoshall .

Elizabeth married John Lowe.

   20 F    vii. Mary Hoshall .

Mary married Tilley Hale.

   21 F    viii. Sarah Hoshall .

Sarah married Henry Ebaugh.

   22 F    ix. Rebecca Hoshall was born in 1811 and died on 24 Jan 1883 at age 72.

   23 F    x. Eleanor Hoshall was born on 1 Jan 1817 and died on 15 Feb 1894 at age 77.

Eleanor married Lysander McCullough on 4 Jan 1840. Lysander was born on 12 Sep 1814 and died on 30 Aug 1906 at age 91.

Fourth Generation (Great-Grandchildren)


14. Jacob J. Hoshall (Isaac3, Jesse2, Henry1) was born on 15 Feb 1825 in Baltimore County, Maryland and died on 9 Jun 1899 in Baltimore County, Maryland at age 74.

Jacob married Phoebe Fowble, daughter of Joshua Uhler Fowble and Charlotte Gill, on 10 Mar 1852. Phoebe was born on 30 Jun 1828 in Baltimore County, Maryland and died on 12 Dec 1915 in White Hall, Maryland at age 87.

Children from this marriage were:

   24 F    i. Charlotte Rebecca Hoshall was born on 15 Oct 1852 and died on 22 Mar 1931 at age 78.

Charlotte married Joshua Mitchell Hale on 8 May 1879. Joshua was born on 20 Jun 1852 and was christened on 16 Feb 1916.

   25 M    ii. George Washington Hoshall was born on 9 Mar 1855.

George married Jennie Margaret Miller.

George next married Ella Chilcoat.

   26 M    iii. Isaac Benton Hoshall was born on 5 May 1858 and died on 27 Dec 1940 at age 82.

Isaac married Clara Shauk on 27 Nov 1884. Clara was born on 16 Apr 1865 and died on 20 Apr 1929 at age 64.

   27 M    iv. Joshua G. Hoshall was born on 4 Oct 1861 and died in 1940 at age 79.

Joshua married Sarah Ellen Cooper on 27 Nov 1884. Sarah was born on 29 Aug 1859 and died on 24 Sep 1936 at age 77.

   28 F    v. Sarah Sovena Hoshall was born on 24 Sep 1863 and died on 10 Apr 1949 at age 85.

+ 29 M    vi. Thomas Melchor Hoshall was born on 5 Feb 1870 in Baltimore County, Maryland and died on 22 Mar 1954 in White Hall, Maryland at age 84.

Fifth Generation (Great Great-Grandchildren)


29. Thomas Melchor Hoshall (Jacob J.4, Isaac3, Jesse2, Henry1) was born on 5 Feb 1870 in Baltimore County, Maryland and died on 22 Mar 1954 in White Hall, Maryland at age 84.

Thomas married Chloe Belle Miller, daughter of Hezekiah Best Miller and Margaret Ellen Cooper, on 1 Apr 1896 in Baltimore County, Maryland. Chloe was born on 7 Nov 1872 in Parkton, Baltimore County, Maryland, died on 21 Dec 1959 in White Hall, Maryland at age 87, and was buried in Vernon Cemetary, White Hall, Maryland.

Children from this marriage were:

   30 F    i. Audrey Adelaide Hoshall was born on 23 Jul 1896.

+ 31 F    ii. Charlotte Blanche Hoshall was born on 19 Oct 1897 in Maryland, died on 27 Sep 1986 in Maryland at age 88, and was buried on 30 Sep 1986 in Vernon Cemetary, White Hall, Maryland.

   32 F    iii. Chloe Helen Hoshall was born on 9 Mar 1899.

   33 M    iv. Louis P. Hoshall was born on 11 May 1900.

   34 F    v. Eva Gladys Hoshall was born on 4 Oct 1902.

   35 M    vi. Terrance Miller Hoshall was born on 18 Jul 1904.

   36 F    vii. Phebe Sovena Hoshall was born on 21 Feb 1906.

   37 F    viii. Olive Rebecca Hoshall was born on 21 Feb 1906.

+ 38 M    ix. Carroll Fowble Hoshall was born on 18 Mar 1917 and died on 29 Aug 1985 at age 68.

Sixth Generation (3rd Great-Grandchildren)


31. Charlotte Blanche Hoshall (Thomas Melchor5, Jacob J.4, Isaac3, Jesse2, Henry1) was born on 19 Oct 1897 in Maryland, died on 27 Sep 1986 in Maryland at age 88, and was buried on 30 Sep 1986 in Vernon Cemetary, White Hall, Maryland.

Charlotte married Arthur Robinson Phillips, son of Martin Luther Phillips and Mary Florence Robinson, on 20 Jun 1925 in Maryland. Arthur was born on 20 Mar 1902 in Maryland and died on 1 Sep 1998 in Maryland at age 96.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 39 F    i. Galena Mae Phillips was born on 20 Mar 1928 in White Hall, Maryland and died on 22 Sep 2002 in Rocky River, Ohio at age 74.

+ 40 M    ii. Leighton Hoshall Phillips was born on 6 Jan 1927 in White Hall, Harford, Maryland and died on 28 Oct 2002 in Towson, Baltimore, Maryland at age 75.

38. Carroll Fowble Hoshall (Thomas Melchor5, Jacob J.4, Isaac3, Jesse2, Henry1) was born on 18 Mar 1917 and died on 29 Aug 1985 at age 68.

Carroll married Helen Graham Wheeler on 11 Jan 1940. Helen was born on 31 Oct 1917, died on 14 Apr 2006 at age 88, and was buried in Vernon United Methodist Cemetary, White Hall, Maryland.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 41 M    i. Terrence William Hoshall was born on 20 Jul 1943 in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland.

+ 42 M    ii. Dennis Carroll Hoshall was born on 30 Oct 1946 in Harford County Maryland.

+ 43 F    iii. Patricia Jane Hoshall .

Seventh Generation (4th Great-Grandchildren)


39. Galena Mae Phillips (Charlotte Blanche Hoshall6, Thomas Melchor5, Jacob J.4, Isaac3, Jesse2, Henry1) was born on 20 Mar 1928 in White Hall, Maryland and died on 22 Sep 2002 in Rocky River, Ohio at age 74.

Galena married Theodore Stanley Zajac, son of Stanley (Stanislaw) Zajac and Sophie (Zofia) Polak, on 9 Sep 1950 in Towson, Maryland. The marriage ended in Divorce in 1975. Theodore was born on 23 Jul 1918 in Cleveland, Ohio.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 44 M    i. Theodore Stanley Zajac, Jr. was born on 16 Aug 1952 in Cleveland, Ohio.

40. Leighton Hoshall Phillips (Charlotte Blanche Hoshall6, Thomas Melchor5, Jacob J.4, Isaac3, Jesse2, Henry1) was born on 6 Jan 1927 in White Hall, Harford, Maryland and died on 28 Oct 2002 in Towson, Baltimore, Maryland at age 75.

Noted events in his life were:

He served in the military Navy WWII.

Leighton married Delores Bruns on 26 Nov 1953. Delores was born on 29 Sep 1929.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 45 F    i. Debra Anne Phillips was born on 7 Jan 1957.

41. Terrence William Hoshall (Carroll Fowble6, Thomas Melchor5, Jacob J.4, Isaac3, Jesse2, Henry1) was born on 20 Jul 1943 in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland.

Terrence married Mary Alice Smith on 13 Nov 1965 in Mount Carmel Church, Parkton, Baltimore, Maryland. Mary was born on 23 Aug 1946 in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 46 M    i. Billy Carol Hoshall was born on 8 May 1966 in Washington, DC.

+ 47 F    ii. Sandra Lynn Hoshall was born on 27 Jun 1968 in Atlanta, Georgia.

42. Dennis Carroll Hoshall (Carroll Fowble6, Thomas Melchor5, Jacob J.4, Isaac3, Jesse2, Henry1) was born on 30 Oct 1946 in Harford County Maryland.

Dennis married Laidlie Saunders on 13 Jun 1969. Laidlie was born on 7 Dec 1947.

Children from this marriage were:

   48 M    i. Thomas Carroll Hoshall was born on 11 Jan 1976.

   49 F    ii. Diana Hoshall was born onN/A.

43. Patricia Jane Hoshall (Carroll Fowble6, Thomas Melchor5, Jacob J.4, Isaac3, Jesse2, Henry1).

Patricia married John Mathews in Apr 1980.

The child from this marriage was:

   50 F    i. Samantha Mathews was born on 22 Jul 1983.

Eighth Generation (5th Great-Grandchildren)


44. Theodore Stanley Zajac, Jr. (Galena Mae Phillips7, Charlotte Blanche Hoshall6, Thomas Melchor5, Jacob J.4, Isaac3, Jesse2, Henry1) was born on 16 Aug 1952 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Theodore married Terri Moore, daughter of Clyde Allen Moore, Jr. and Frances Jean Anderson, on 2 Feb 1988 in Manhattan Beach, California. Terri was born on 18 Aug 1957 in Little Rock, Arkansas.

The child from this marriage was:

   51 M    i. David Moore Zajac was born on 12 May 1996 in Elyria, Ohio.

45. Debra Anne Phillips (Leighton Hoshall Phillips7, Charlotte Blanche Hoshall6, Thomas Melchor5, Jacob J.4, Isaac3, Jesse2, Henry1) was born on 7 Jan 1957.

Debra married Mark Kingsley Ford on 11 Oct 1986. The marriage ended in Divorce.

Children from this marriage were:

   52 F    i. Lauren Phillips Ford was born on 10 Aug 1990.

   53 M    ii. Connor Phillips Ford was born on 28 Sep 1993.

46. Billy Carol Hoshall (Terrence William7, Carroll Fowble6, Thomas Melchor5, Jacob J.4, Isaac3, Jesse2, Henry1) was born on 8 May 1966 in Washington, DC.

Billy married Andrea Marianne Haeser on 2 Jul 1994. Andrea was born on 14 Jun 1967 in Gemany.

Children from this marriage were:

   54 M    i. Bryan Joe Hoshall was born on 13 Aug 1997 in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, died on 14 Aug 1997, and was buried in Vernon United Methodist Cemetary, White Hall, Maryland.

   55 F    ii. Kayla Marie Hoshall was born on 27 Aug 1998 in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

   56 M    iii. Ryan David Hoshall was born on 23 May 2001 in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

   57 M    iv. Lucas Josef Hoshall was born on 20 Dec 2003 in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

47. Sandra Lynn Hoshall (Terrence William7, Carroll Fowble6, Thomas Melchor5, Jacob J.4, Isaac3, Jesse2, Henry1) was born on 27 Jun 1968 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Sandra married Edward Eugene Schopf on 29 Aug 1992. Edward was born on 9 Jul 1966 in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Children from this marriage were:

   58 M    i. Kyle James Schopf was born on 13 Apr 1995 in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

   59 F    ii. Kerri Jean Schopf was born on 11 Jan 1997 in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

   60 M    iii. Tanner Gene Schopf was born on 25 Apr 1999 in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Descendants of John Hurst



First Generation



61. John Hurst .

John married Hannah in 1678 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Hannah was born in 1660 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 62 M    i. John Hurst, Jr. was born on 2 Feb 1697 in St. Margaret's, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

Second Generation (Children)


62. John Hurst, Jr. (John1) was born on 2 Feb 1697 in St. Margaret's, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

John married Mary Fincks, daughter of Bennett Fincks and Unknown, on 17 May 1718 in St. Margaret's, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Mary was born in 1699 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 63 M    i. Bennet Hurst was born on 24 Sep 1724 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland and died in 1799 in Baltimore, , Maryland at age 75.

Third Generation (Grandchildren)


63. Bennet Hurst (John2, John1) was born on 24 Sep 1724 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland and died in 1799 in Baltimore, , Maryland at age 75.

Bennet married Mary in 1748. Mary was born in 1732 in Maryland.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 64 F    i. Mary Ellen Hurst was born in 1760 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland and died in 1845 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland at age 85.

Fourth Generation (Great-Grandchildren)


64. Mary Ellen Hurst (Bennet3, John2, John1) was born in 1760 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland and died in 1845 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland at age 85.

Mary married Jesse Hoshall, son of Henry Hoshall and Unknown, on 22 Dec 1779. Jesse was born in 1758 in Holland and died on 15 Jul 1830 in Baltimore County, Maryland at age 72.

Noted events in his life were:

Military Service - Revolutionary War:

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