DEMOSS FAMILY BOOK

 

Husband: Count Lois Dumas
born:about 1658
     Count Lois Dumas, a Huguenot, fled from Montpelier France about 1685 and settled in Holland

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Wife:Unknown
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CHILDREN
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#1 
Louis Dumas II
born: about 1688 in Holland
died: about 1743
spouse: Catherine 
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#2 Charles Dumas
born: after 1685 in Holland
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#3 William Dumas
born: in Holland

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Husband: Louis Dumas II
born: about 1688 in Holland   
died: about 1743     
buried: Morgan's Chapel, Berkeley County, West Virginia    
     Louis Dumas II migrated to Baltimore County, Maryland (now Harford County) by 1700.  In 1717, he bought a tract of land on the south side of Deer Creek, naming it Frenchman's Repose.  In 1719, Lewis was fined for refusing to repair his road.
      He left Harford County in 1735 and moved to Orange County, Virginia.  He and a son built a mill on Mill Creek, where it emptied into the Apequon River. 

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Wife:
Catherine
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CHILDREN
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#1 Catherine Demoss
spouse: James Crabtree
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#2
 Lewis Demoss
born: 1 Nov 1715 in Baltimore County, Maryland   
died: 6 Jun 1749 in Harford County, Maryland  
spouse:Margaret Ramsey
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#3 William Demoss
born: 22 Sep 1716 in Baltimore County, Maryland
spouse: Rachel
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#4  
John M. Demoss    
born: 9 Aug 1718 in Baltimore County, Maryland 
marr: 2 Feb 1743 in Harford County, Maryland
died: 23 Mar 1806 in Harford County, Maryland
spouse: Susannah Ramsey of Old Baltimore
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#5 Peter Benjamin Demoss
born: 25 Oct 1719 in Baltimore County, Maryland
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#6 Jane Demoss
born: about 1720 in Baltimore County, Maryland 
spouse: Peter Sagathy
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#7 Pine Demoss
born: 25 Oct 1723 in Baltimore County, Maryland   
died: by 1743 
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#8 Thomas Demoss   
born: 5 Sep 1726 in Baltimore County, Maryland 
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#9 James Demoss   
born:8 Sep 1728 in Baltimore County, Maryland 
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#10 Charles Demoss
born: 2 Nov 1731 in Baltimore County, Maryland 
died: 1786
spouse: (1) Fannie; (2) Rebecca Throckmorton

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Husband: 
John M. Demoss
born: 9 Aug 1718 in Baltimore County, Maryland  
marr: 2 Feb 1743 in Harford County, Maryland  (John was living in Opecan, Virginia
at the time of their marriage)
died: 23 Mar 1806 
buried: St. James Episcopal Church, Monkton, Maryland
    John Demoss was appointed Overseer of Roads in Harford County in 1788.  In 1789, he purchased DeMoss's Gardens.  This land was next to Patterson's Gardens.  Upon his father's death, he received 100 acres of land joining James Crabtree's land, part of the homestead.

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Wife:
Susannah Ramsey
born:  about 1718 in Baltimore County, Maryland
buried:  St. James Episcopal Church, Monkton, Maryland
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CHILDREN
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#1 
John Demoss Jr.
born: about 1750 in Harford County, Maryland
marr:  6 Nov 1778 in Baltimore County, Maryland
died:   3 Nov 1820 in Harford County, Maryland
spouse: Mary Galloway

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Husband: 
John Demoss Jr.
born:  about 1750 in Harford County, Maryland
marr:  6 Nov 1778 in Baltimore County, Maryland
died:   3 Nov 1820 in Harford County, Maryland
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Wife:
Mary Galloway
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CHILDREN
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#1 Catherine Demoss
born: 1779 in Harford County, Maryland 
marr:  22 April 1806 at Bethel Presbyterian Church, Madonna, Maryland
died: 18 Nov 1862 in Harford County, Maryland
spouse: James Beatty
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#2
 William Demoss
born: about 1782 in Harford County, Maryland
died: before 1820 in Harford County, Maryland
spouse: Mary Patterson
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#3 Eleanor Demoss
born: 8 Jun 1786; Harford County, Maryland
marr: 14 Mar 1815; Harford County, Maryland
died: 14 Jul 1826; Harford County, Maryland
bspouse: Edward Guyton
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#4 Aquilla Demoss     
born: 19 May 1790; Harford County, Maryland
marr: 22 Feb 1814; Harford County, Maryland 
died: 30 Jan 1827; Harford County, Maryland
spouse: Agnes Henderson
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#5 Jemina Demoss
born: 25 Oct 1792; Harford County, Maryland
marr: 1817
died: 4 Jun 1887 
spouse: Elisha Meades
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#6 Susannah Demoss
born: 22 Jun 1795; Harford County, Maryland
marr: 1 Jan 1813; Harford County, Maryland
spouse: James Meades
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#7 Mary Demoss
born: 21 Aug 1798; Harford County, Maryland
marr: 3 Jul 1884; Harford County, Maryland 
died: 3 Jul 1884; Fulton, Illinois
spouse: Taylor Hughes
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#8 Ruth Demoss 
born: 13 Mar 1801; Harford County, Maryland
marr: 14 Jan 1821; Harford County, Maryland
died: 9 Aug 1832
spouse: Thomas Tredway
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#9 Christiana Demoss 
born: Harford County, Maryland 
marr: 17 Jan 1800; Baltimore, Maryland 
died: 10 May 1836; Coshocton, Ohio
spouse: Thomas Johnson Rampley
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#10 John Demoss 
born: Harford County, Maryland
marr: 13 Nov 1816; Harford County, Maryland 
died: 4 Mar 1840; Roscoe, Ohio
spouse: Hannah Meades
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#11 Thomas Demoss 
born: before 5 Sep 1831; Harford County, Maryland 
marr: 6 Mar 1806; Harford County, Maryland
spouse: Sarah Randall
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Husband:
 William Demoss
born: about 1782; Harford County, Maryland
died: before 1820; Harford County, Mayland
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Wife:
Mary Patterson
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CHILDREN
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#1 William Demoss
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#2 John Demoss
born: 23 Dec 1805
died: 17 Jan 1890; Upper Falls, Baltimore County, Maryland
marr(1): 18 Ict 1827
spouse:Sarah Tudor
marr(2): about 1855
spouse: Hannah Rebecca Howard
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#3 Mary Demoss
born: 5 Nov 1808; Harford County, Maryland
marr: 18 Dec 1826; Harford County, Maryland
spouse: James Bankhead
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#4  Susannah Demoss    
born: 11 Aug 1813; Harford County, Maryland
marr: 1 Dec 1829
spouse: Nicolas McCubbin
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#5
James Demoss
born: 29 Mar 1814; Harford County, Maryland
died: 8 Jul 1898; Harford County, Maryland
marr(1): 31 Dec 1840
spouse: Mary A. James Roberts
marr(2): 3 Nov 1879
spouse: Minerva Robinson
marr(3): Margaret Street
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#6 David Demoss
born: 22 Jul 1817; Harford County, Maryland
died: 18 Oct 1853; Harford County, Maryland
spouse:Elizabeth Cooper
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#7 Thomas Demoss
born: 1818; Harford County, Maryland
died: 1893
marr: 18 Apr 1879
spouse(1): Caroline
spouse(2): Matilda Ann Brown
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Husband:
 James Demoss
born:  29 Mar 1814; Harford County, Maryland
marr: 31 Dec 1840
died:  8 Jul 1898; Harford county, Maryland
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Wife:
Mary Ann James Roberts
born: 10 Nov 1818; Maryland
died: 5 Aug 1862
buried: Cokesbury Methodist Church, Abingdon, Maryland
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CHILDREN
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#1 Mary Susan Demoss
born:  21 Sep 1840; Harford County, Maryland
marr: 1 Dec 1858; Harford County, Maryland  
died: 5 May 1906/
spouse: James M. Magness
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#2 
Amanda F. M. Demoss
born: 11 Aug 1844; Harford County, Maryland
marr: 1 Jan 1858; Harford  County, Maryland
died: 5 Nov 1926
buried: Mountain Christian Church, Joppa, Maryland
spouse: Albert R. Magness
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#3 Joel George Demoss
born: 1 Apr 1846; Harford County, Maryland
marr: 7 Oct 1878
died: 1 May 1914
spouse: Rebecca Ann Beares
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#4  Georgeanne Demoss    
born:  1849; Harford County, Maryland
died:  25 Apr 1863
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#5 James Ellis Demoss
born: 1851; Harford County, Maryland
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#6 John Nelson Demoss
born: 1854; Harford County, Maryland
died: 1929
marr(1); 20 Dec 1876
spouse:Annie Thompson
marr(2): Ella Nelson
spouse: 27 Apr 1881
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#7 Mareb Demoss
born: 1855; Harford County, Maryland
spouse: Warner Connor
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#8 Joyce Demoss 
born: about 1848; Harford County, Maryland
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#9 William Thomas Demoss 
born:  about 1844; Harford County, Maryland
marr:  26 Dec 1865
died: 4 Jul 1918
spouse: Sarah J. Price
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*Note:  Some dates may be approximate.

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