Samuel Selden, of Meeth & Elizabeth City

Is your surname Selden?

Research the Selden family

Samuel Selden, of Meeth & Elizabeth City's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Samuel Selden

Birthplace: Meeth, Devon, England
Death: between May 20, 1720 and July 1720
Elizabeth City County, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of Arthur Selden and Elizabeth Selden
Husband of Rebecca Selden
Father of Bartholomew Selden; Joseph Seldon; John Selden; Samuel Selden; Elizabeth Selden and 1 other

Occupation: lawyer
Managed by: James Stuart Fishler, Jr
Last Updated:

About Samuel Selden, of Meeth & Elizabeth City

Samuel Selden, who came from England to Elizabeth City County, Virginia, in 1690. His son Joseph married Mary Cary, and died at Hampton, Virginia, full of honors, in 1727. Joseph's son, Miles Cary Selden, became a clergyman and served St. John's Church in Richmond. He was strong for the revolution and was called the "Patriot Parson."

Samuel Selden, the immigrant; to Virginia 1699, settling in Elizabeth City; a lawyer; d. 1720, Elizabeth City Co; will written 24 May 1720, probated July 1720.

Married Rebecca Yeo; d. 1737, Elizabeth City Co; will written 23 Apr 1736; dau of James Yeo.

Their children:

  • 1.1 John Selden. Married 1) unknown 2) Sarah Ball 3) Grace Boswell
  • 1.2 Samuel Selden
  • 1.3 Bartholomew Selden; d. 1727. Married a) = Achilly Achilly; b. 1700; d. 1722; dau of Joseph Achilly & Mary _. b=b(ca. 1724) Sarah Hilliard; d. 12 June 1778; m. 1st William Edwards.
  • 1.4 Joseph Selden; b. 1700, England; d. 1727, Elizabeth City Co. =(1722) Mary Cary; b. 1704; d. 1775; dau of Col. Miles Cary & Mary Wilson.
  • 1.5 Elizabeth Selden
  • 1.6 Mary Selden =(ca. 1720) Thomas Milner


view all

Samuel Selden, of Meeth & Elizabeth City's Timeline

<,, England>
Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, Province of North Carolina
Fairfax County, Virginia
May 20, 1720
Elizabeth City County, Virginia
Meeth, Devon, England