Katheryn's first husband was Sir John Salusbury of the Salusbury Family
of Wales. She bore him two sons
* Thomas Salisbury (c. 1564 - September 20, 1586). Executed as a traitor
for his involvement in the Babington Plot.
* John Salusbury (d. 1612), married Ursula Stanley, illegitimate daughter of Henry Stanley, 4th Earl of Derby and Jane Halsall. Their only son was Sir Henry Salusbury.
Salusbury was a member of the Salusbury family of Lleweni in the Vale of
Clywd, where they owned a considerable estate, including Lleweni Hall.
Various members of the family acquired honours and appointments through
their support of the Tudor monarchs. He was the son of Sir John Salusbury
and Katheryn of Berain, and the younger brother of Thomas Salusbury, who
was executed in 1586 for his involvement in the Babington Plot against
Hester Lynch Thrale (born Hester Lynch Salusbury and after her second marriage, Hester Lynch Piozzi ) (27 January 1741 [NS] – 2 May 1821) was a British
diarist, author, and patron of the arts. Her diaries and correspondence
are an important source of information about Samuel Johnson and eighteenth-century
John Salusbury of Bachegraig, Denbigh
*Son of John Salusbury of Bachecraig (d. 1685) and Elizabeth Ravenscroft,
daughter of Thomas Ravenscroft (d. 1630) of Bretton, nr. Chester, and Catherine
Grosvenor, daughter of Richard Grosvenor of Eaton (d. 1542), ancestor of
the Dukes of Westminster, and Catherine Cotton. See Burke's Peerage under
'Westminster, Duke of' and 'The Family of Ravenscroft', by W. Ravenscroft
and Rev. R. Bathurst Ravenscroft (pub. 1915, London). The family of Egerton
of Tatton Park (Earls of Bridgewater) also descended from the Ravenscrofts
Sir Robert Salusbury d. in 1599 , and on the death in 1608 of his son,
JOHN SALUSBURY , without children, captain John Salusbury , the young man's
uncle, inherited the estates. He, however, d. without issue three years
later, in 1611 , to be succeeded by another brother, WILLIAM SALUSBURY
(known in later years as ‘ Hen Hosanau Gleision ,’ i.e. ‘Old Blue Stockings’).
Sir Robert and the captain had spent extravagantly during their thirty-year
tenure of the estates, and William found them heavily mortgaged.
The family arrived in the New World from Wales in about 1648. William Salisbury
worked in Dorchester Massachusetts as “herdsman of the town cattle”. Because
Welsh was his principal language he had to learn to communicate better
in English, which he considered his second language.
As a young M.D. of only 26 years, he announced to the world what we now
accept as "germ theory." He was fiercely criticized in Europe
and America and it would be almost two decades before Pasteur, Huxley,
and Tyndall finally recognized his theories and continued this important
He died during the Spring (1817) after the year (1816) without summer.
Thousands passed after starvation (no crops) and lack of enough firewood
to stay warm in the 25 degree below zero temperatures.
The first school house in Byron, Indiana was built by subscription. It was erected in 1841, and the first school was taught by Joseph M. Salisbury.
My grandfather, Earl J., was the manager of the Chicago Theatre at the time the Marx Brothers were popular and on tour. The last sentence in my grandfather's
obituary (Earl J Salisbury) states he was a member of Cope Harvey's Ochestra.
At the time they met my mother (Eugenia) called Jean was living with her
Dad, William Brannock in his home in Hammond, IN. My dad Roger Riley Salisbury
(born as Roger Wilson Salisbury) was living with is Uncle Edward Salisbury
in Valparaiso Indiana.
Born in Valparaiso on May 2, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Earl J. and Cora B. (Wilson) Salisbury. After her family moved to Chicago in 1921 her father and mothers’ two brothers played in Vern Bucks’ band and played at the Chicago Theater and other B & K Theaters during the big band era. Around 1890 her father's family plus 8 children traveled all over the country known as “The Salisbury Family”. She died at the age of 92 on June 15, 2009. The Salisbury Family Orchestra played at the Chicago Opera House in Ohio. The family is played on March 2, 1908.
I spent Christmas at Fort Hood Texas in 1963. I was drafted into the Army
and took Basic Training at Ft. Knox, Kentucky in July 1963.
The haunting question was the "frigate and cannons" mentioned
by Nathan's wife. One evening while doing some of the continuous research
to find an answer Earl was doing a Google search on eighteen pound cannons
and found the story of the attack on the Frigate Diamond on January 2,
1777. All of a sudden it all made sense.
Joseph Stone (664) was the youngest son of John Stone (4), and was
born, and lived, and died, and was buried, on the farm which his father
bought of John King, in Mashantatack, in 1712.
Without a good size family like Nathan and Abigial Salisbury had, it meant
hiring labor. This often led to major problems.
Mom became the manager of lady/girl jobs and the boys did the man jobs
managed by dad.
A warmer home was also a benefit from a large family. One person can produce
roughly 850 BTU. The Salisbury home required less fire wood with ten children.
My Grandmother, on my father’s side, was 25 years of age at the date of this occurrence. She lived in Providence and remembered distinctly the transaction in all its details. She related this affair to me frequently when I was just a boy. She was a woman of remarkable intelligence and memory.
I just received verification from a Welsh researcher that Kate Middleton
is my cousin.
She is a distant relative, but still a cousin.