Mary Vaughan Wilson1

F, b. 28 July 1793, d. 20 October 1829
     Her married name was Upshur.1 Mary Vaughan Wilson was born on 28 July 1793.1 She married Littleton Upshur, son of Littleton Upshur and Ann Parker, on 23 December 1810 at Northampton County, Virginia.1 Mary Vaughan Wilson died on 20 October 1829 at age 36.1

Children of Mary Vaughan Wilson and Littleton Upshur

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Thomas Littleton Upshur1

M, b. 25 November 1812
     Thomas Littleton Upshur was born on 25 November 1812.1 He was the son of Littleton Upshur and Mary Vaughan Wilson.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Anne Elizabeth Upshur1

F, b. 10 January 1814, d. 1863
     Anne Elizabeth Upshur was born on 10 January 1814.1 She was the daughter of Littleton Upshur and Mary Vaughan Wilson.1 Anne Elizabeth Upshur died in 1863.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Mary Eliza Neilson Upshur1

F, b. 9 August 1815, d. 20 September 1825
     Mary Eliza Neilson Upshur was born on 9 August 1815.1 She was the daughter of Littleton Upshur and Mary Vaughan Wilson.1 Mary Eliza Neilson Upshur died on 20 September 1825 at age 10.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Arthur Wilson Upshur1

M, b. 8 February 1817, d. 2 September 1844
     Arthur Wilson Upshur was also known as Dr.1 He was born on 8 February 1817 in Northampton County, Virginia.1 He was the son of Littleton Upshur and Mary Vaughan Wilson.1 Arthur Wilson Upshur died on 2 September 1844 at age 27.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Elizabeth Dennis Upshur1

F, b. 13 June 1818, d. 3 September 1819
     Elizabeth Dennis Upshur was born on 13 June 1818 in Accomack County, Virginia.1 She was the daughter of Littleton Upshur and Mary Vaughan Wilson.1 Elizabeth Dennis Upshur died on 3 September 1819 in Accomack County, Virginia, at age 1.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Juliet Littleton Upshur1

F, b. 18 July 1820
     Juliet Littleton Upshur was born on 18 July 1820 in Accomack County, Virginia.1 She was the daughter of Littleton Upshur and Mary Vaughan Wilson.1 Juliet Littleton Upshur appeared on the census of 6 October 1850 at York County, Virginia.1 She died in York County, Virginia.1 She appeared on the census of 24 June 1870 at York County, Virginia. She was listed as 49 years of age and keeping house.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Lucy Parker Upshur1

F, b. 7 December 1822, d. 13 December 1822
     Lucy Parker Upshur was born on 7 December 1822 in Accomack County, Virginia.1 She was the daughter of Littleton Upshur and Mary Vaughan Wilson.1 Lucy Parker Upshur died on 13 December 1822 in Accomack County, Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Ellen Vaughan Savage Upshur1

F, b. 30 January 1824, d. 15 March 1884
     Ellen Vaughan Savage Upshur was born on 30 January 1824 in Northampton County, Virginia.1 She was the daughter of Littleton Upshur and Mary Vaughan Wilson.1 Ellen Vaughan Savage Upshur died on 15 March 1884 in Mississippi at age 60.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Harriet Wilson Upshur1

F, b. 30 January 1824, d. 16 August 1824
     Harriet Wilson Upshur was born on 30 January 1824 in Accomack County, Virginia.1 She was the daughter of Littleton Upshur and Mary Vaughan Wilson.1 Harriet Wilson Upshur died on 16 August 1824 in Accomack County, Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Littleton Upshur III1

M, b. 31 July 1827, d. 15 March 1884
     Littleton Upshur III was born on 31 July 1827 in Northampton County, Virginia.1 He was the son of Littleton Upshur and Mary Vaughan Wilson.1 Littleton Upshur III died on 15 March 1884 in Greenwood, Mississippi, at age 56.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Thomas Harold Wilson Upshur1

M, b. 20 October 1829, d. 12 April 1890
     Thomas Harold Wilson Upshur was born on 20 October 1829 in Northampton County, Virginia.1 He was the son of Littleton Upshur and Mary Vaughan Wilson.1 Thomas Harold Wilson Upshur died on 12 April 1890 in Atlanta, Georgia, at age 60.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Juliet Upshur1

F, b. 1784, d. 29 January 1854
     Her married name was Elliott.1 Juliet Upshur was buried at Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk, Virginia.1 She was born in 1784 in Northampton County, Virginia.1 She was the daughter of Littleton Upshur and Ann Parker.1 Juliet Upshur married John T. Elliott in 1814 at Northampton County, Virginia.1 Juliet Upshur died on 29 January 1854 in Norfolk, Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

John T. Elliott1

M, b. 12 August 1788, d. 30 December 1825
     John T. Elliott was buried at Vaucluse Cemetery, Northampton County, Virginia.1 He was born on 12 August 1788.1 He married Juliet Upshur, daughter of Littleton Upshur and Ann Parker, in 1814 at Northampton County, Virginia.1 John T. Elliott died on 30 December 1825 at age 37.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Caleb Brown Upshur1

M, b. 1786, d. 23 February 1821
     Caleb Brown Upshur was born in 1786 in Northampton County, Virginia.1 He was the son of Littleton Upshur and Ann Parker.1 Caleb Brown Upshur died on 23 February 1821 in Northampton County, Virginia.1

Children of Caleb Brown Upshur

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Mary Evelina Upshur1

F, b. 1811, d. 20 May 1820
     Mary Evelina Upshur was born in 1811.1 She was the daughter of Caleb Brown Upshur.1 Mary Evelina Upshur died on 20 May 1820.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Horace Littleton Upshur1

M, d. circa 1857
     Horace Littleton Upshur was the son of Caleb Brown Upshur.1 Horace Littleton Upshur died circa 1857 in Texas.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Arthur Brown Upshur1

M, b. 29 February 1788, d. 17 January 1819
     Arthur Brown Upshur was born on 29 February 1788 in Northampton County, Virginia.1 He was the son of Littleton Upshur and Ann Parker.1 Arthur Brown Upshur married Elizabeth G. Carpenter on 27 April 1811 at Northampton County, Virginia.1 Arthur Brown Upshur died on 17 January 1819 in Northampton County, Virginia, at age 30.1

Children of Arthur Brown Upshur and Elizabeth G. Carpenter

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Elizabeth G. Carpenter1

F, d. 21 December 1822
     Her married name was Upshur.1 Elizabeth G. Carpenter married Arthur Brown Upshur, son of Littleton Upshur and Ann Parker, on 27 April 1811 at Northampton County, Virginia.1 Elizabeth G. Carpenter died on 21 December 1822 in Northampton County, Virginia.1

Children of Elizabeth G. Carpenter and Arthur Brown Upshur

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

John Littleton Upshur1

M, b. circa 1812, d. 17 September 1844
     John Littleton Upshur was born circa 1812 in Northampton County, Virginia.1 He was the son of Arthur Brown Upshur and Elizabeth G. Carpenter.1 John Littleton Upshur died on 17 September 1844 in Northampton County, Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Littleton Dennis Upshur1

M, b. 15 November 1818, d. 19 February 1862
     Littleton Dennis Upshur was born on 15 November 1818 in Northampton County, Virginia.1 He was the son of Arthur Brown Upshur and Elizabeth G. Carpenter.1 Littleton Dennis Upshur died on 19 February 1862 at age 43.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Abel Parker Upshur1

M, b. 17 June 1790, d. 28 February 1844
     Abel Parker Upshur
SALISBURY TIMES – Jan. 4, 1963
Delmarva Heritage

ABEL PARKER UPSHUR
By William H. Wroten, Jr.
(History Professor, Salisbury State Teachers College)

Virginians have long been proud of their families and the role their ancestors played in the political, military, economic, and cultural affairs of our country. To list such family names would fill columns of pages. Here on the Eastern Shore, to m

The Upshur family on the Eastern Shore dates back to the 17th century when Arthur Upshur settled in this region. Abel Parker Upshur, one of twelve children, was the son of Littleton and Anna (Parker) Upshur. He was born in Northampton County on Ju

Abel Parker Upshur inherited some of this spirit from his father. While studying at Princeton in 1807 young Abel was expelled for participating in a student rebellion. After this he entered Yale where he continued his classical education but did

As a member of the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1829-30, he was a strong opponent of proposed democratic changes in the state constitution. In denying the existence of any original principles of government, Upshur argued instead that the

Although Upshur held higher positions of honor and authority, it was probably as a jurist that he is best viewed. From 1826 to 1841 he was on the bench of the Virginia Supreme Court. And it was during this stage of his life that he did much writin

Representing the extreme conservative Southerner of pre-Civil War decades, Upshur considered the South as the only bulwark of conservatism against the growing forces of radicalism, agrarianism, and leveling theories of democracy which were growing

Somewhat in agreement with the famous doctrine of John C. Calhoun, Upshur rejected the rule of numerical majority for one of law, which he believed to be the basis of true liberty. In a letter to a friend concerning Forr’s Rebellion of Rhode Islan

At the College of William and Mary in 1841, he spoke before an assembly of the various literary societies upon the subject, 'The True Theory of Government.' In the address he claimed the philosophy of natural rights is one that 'overlooks all soci

Besides his various writings and speeches concerning the theories of government, Upshur often expressed his views on banks, specie, credit, and indebtedness. On one occasion he urged the minimum regulation of banks, believing that the general laws

President Tyler in September of 1841 appointed Upshur to Secretary of the Navy, a post which he held until 1843 when he succeeded Daniel Webster as Secretary of State. As an ardent Southerner and expansionist, Upshur felt that Texas was vital to t

Abel Parker Upshur married twice during his lifetime, first to Elizabeth Dennis and next to his cousin, Elizabeth Upshur, who with their daughter survived him. The famous Upshur estate, Vaucluse, is located on Hungars Creek, near Bridgetown, North
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Upshur, Abel Parker (1790-1844) Son of Littleton Upshur. Born in Northampton County, Va., June 17, 1790. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1812-13, 1824-27; state court judge in Virginia, 1826-41; delegate to Virginia state constitution

The Political Graveyard
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Son of Col. Littleton Upshur and Anne Parker, his wife, daughter of George Parker, was born in Northampton county, Virginia, June 17, 1790. He attended Princeton and Yale Colleges and studied law under William Wirt. He was admitted to the bar in 1

Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Volume II
VIII--Prominent Persons.1 He was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia.1 He was born on 17 June 1790 in Northampton County, Virginia.1 He was the son of Littleton Upshur and Ann Parker.1 Abel Parker Upshur married Elizabeth W. Dennis on 26 February 1817 at Princess Anne County, Maryland.1 Abel Parker Upshur died on 28 February 1844 at age 53.1

Child of Abel Parker Upshur and Elizabeth W. Dennis

Child of Abel Parker Upshur and Elizabeth Ann Brown Upshur

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Elizabeth W. Dennis1

F, b. 6 January 1795, d. 28 November 1817
     Her married name was Upshur.1 Elizabeth W. Dennis was born on 6 January 1795 in Somerset County, Maryland.1 She married Abel Parker Upshur, son of Littleton Upshur and Ann Parker, on 26 February 1817 at Princess Anne County, Maryland.1 Elizabeth W. Dennis died on 28 November 1817 in Northampton County, Virginia, at age 22.1

Child of Elizabeth W. Dennis and Abel Parker Upshur

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Elizabeth W. D. Upshur1

F, b. 28 November 1817, d. circa 1818
     Elizabeth W. D. Upshur was born on 28 November 1817.1 She was the daughter of Abel Parker Upshur and Elizabeth W. Dennis.1 Elizabeth W. D. Upshur died circa 1818 as an infant.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Elizabeth Ann Brown Upshur1

F, b. 8 April 1805, d. 17 January 1874
     Elizabeth Ann Brown Upshur was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia.1 She was born on 8 April 1805.1 She died on 17 January 1874 at age 68.1

Child of Elizabeth Ann Brown Upshur and Abel Parker Upshur

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Susan Parker Brown Upshur1

F, b. 12 April 1826, d. 10 November 1858
     Susan Parker Brown Upshur was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia.1 She was born on 12 April 1826 in Northampton County, Virginia.1 She was the daughter of Abel Parker Upshur and Elizabeth Ann Brown Upshur.1 Susan Parker Brown Upshur died on 10 November 1858 at age 32.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Leah Custis Upshur1

F, b. 1797, d. 10 January 1840
     Her married name was Mayo.1 Leah Custis Upshur was born in 1797.1 She was the daughter of Littleton Upshur and Ann Parker.1 Leah Custis Upshur married Peter Poythress Mayo on 3 July 1824.1 Leah Custis Upshur died on 10 January 1840 in Norfolk, Virginia.1

Children of Leah Custis Upshur and Peter Poythress Mayo

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Peter Poythress Mayo1

M, b. 18 June 1797
     Peter Poythress Mayo was born on 18 June 1797.1 He married Leah Custis Upshur, daughter of Littleton Upshur and Ann Parker, on 3 July 1824.1

Children of Peter Poythress Mayo and Leah Custis Upshur

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Agnes Mayo1

F, b. circa 1824, d. 1832
     Agnes Mayo was born circa 1824.1 She was the daughter of Peter Poythress Mayo and Leah Custis Upshur.1 Agnes Mayo died in 1832.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.

Littleton Mayo1

M
     Littleton Mayo was the son of Peter Poythress Mayo and Leah Custis Upshur.1

Citations

  1. [S996] Arlis Herring, Web Site: ArlisHerring.com.