Ethelred Exum

1 June 1712–3 June 1779 (Age 67)
Isle, Manchester, Jamaica

The Life of Ethelred

When Ethelred Exum was born on 1 June 1712, in Isle, Manchester, Jamaica, his father, John Exum, was 17 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 17. He married Rachel Bellamy in 1734, in Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 3 June 1779, in Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Ethelred Exum
1712–1779
Rachel Bellamy
1722–1779
Marriage: 1734
Susannah Exum
1755–1826
Etheldred Exum
1764–1830
James Exum
1783–1844
Charlotte Exum
1764–
Ellen Olive Exum
1764–1828
Two Exum
1766–1848
Kinchen Exum
1775–1819

Spouse and Children

    Male1712–1779Male

    Rachel Bellamy

    Female1722–1779Female

MARRIAGE
1734
Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States
children

(7)

    Female1755–1826Female

    Charlotte Exum

    Female1764–Female

    Female1764–1828Female

    Etheldred Exum

    Male1764–1830Male

    Two Exum

    Female1766–1848Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Exum

    Male1695–1775Male

    Elizabeth

    Female1695–1764Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1739

Age 27

After two major Maroon Wars, signed treaties with the British. In the treaty of 1740 -- given land and rights as free men. They were to stop fighting and recapture run-away slaves. Caused a rift because not all Maroons believed in returning recaptured slaves to plantations.
1776

Age 64

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 64

North Carolina is the 12th state.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Axsom . This name is concentrated in NC.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • 1775 Will: John Exum of Edgecomb, NC. Son Benjamin; grandson Benjamin Exum; son Etheldred land I now live which I purchased of Thomas Brown and John Brown on Swift Creek. Barneby Exum. Sarah Mials wife of Thomas Mials. Mary Exum widow of my son Thoma...

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