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CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 1 Part II; Pg 77
HUMPHRY TABB, 50 acs. Eliz. Cittie Co, 25 Nov. 1637, p. 505. N. upon Harris his Cr., bounded by land of John Duckett on W. most side & running parallel to his own plantation. Trans. of 1 servt. called Richard Jenkinson.
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CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 1 Part II; Pg 90
HUMPHRY TABB, 100 acs. Eliz. Citty Co., 6 May 1638, p. 567. Beg. Nly. upon a br. of Harris his Cr. &c., runing to land lately belonging to Capt. Richard Stephens neare land of Ralph Fludd, W. Sly. adj. land leased to Elias Leguard, S. into the woods & E. upon that side of Harris his Cr. which James Vaberitt liveth. Due for trans. of 2 pers: — Copeland, Richard Ball.
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CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 1 Part II; Pg 135
HUMPHRY TABB, 100 acs. Eliz. Citty Co., June 19, 1642, Page 824. Upon Harris' Cr. Due for his per. adv. & trans. of: Andrew Powlter, a servant.
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CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 1 Part II; Pg 135
HUMPHRY TABB, 150 acs. Elia. Citty Co., Jan. 6, 1642, Page 825. Adj. land of Dr. Calvert, bounding on Point Comfort Cr., & land of David Poole. Trans. of 3 pers: Robert Franke, Eliza. Woodbridge, Gyles Sallett.
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CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 2; Pg 220
HUMPHRY TABB, 1,000 acs. Northumberland Co., 9 Jan. 1651, p. 354. In Fleets Bay abutting N. upon Haddaways Cr. dividing this & land of Abraham Moone, W. Nly .along sd. Cr., S. upon another Cr. about 4 mi. from land of George Taylor, Ely. down sd. Cr. to the maine bay. Trans. of 20 pers: Robert Frank, Elizabeth Woodbridge, Giles Sallett, John Patriack, Glogs Bayes, John Guy, Thomas Parteete, John Fisher, Thomas Maw, Wm. Angell, Richd. Norton, Edward Barnes, Richd. Dobbins, Abra. Paternoster (?), Kath. Siliston, Richd. Albett, Wm. Benley, Henry Belling, Andrew Felton, Thomas Minstrill. Note: This patent renewed 22 Mar. 1694.
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CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 5; Pg 461
ANN TABB, 66 acs. N'thumberland Co., 28 June 1664, p. 208, (108). Beg. upon a marsh at a Cr. issuing out of Yeocomico Riv., extending N.E. upon land of Thomas Hayles, N.W. to land of George Tompson. Granted to Thomas Sheppard 5 July 1653 & by Rich. Flynt, Atty., assigned to Jno. Gamoll & Jno. Palmer 14 Sept. 1657; reassigned to sd. Flint 7 Dec. 1658, who assigned to sd. Sheppard & by him assigned to Ann Tabb 27 Dec. 1659.http://www.archive.org/stream/williamandmaryc02marygoog/williamandmar yc02marygoog_djvu.txt 
Tabb, Humphrey (I072528)
 
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CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS; Patent Book 10 page 168
THOMAS WEST, 1615 acs. (N. L.), King Wm. Co., in St. John's Par; beg. at Capt. Nathaniel West, in Bull Sw; to Capt. Jno. Fox, on N. side of Bridge Br; to E. side of the Ferry Road; to Capt. Martin Palmer, by Col. Wm. Claiborn's line, in an old Indian field; near Capt. Thos. Claiborn; to Wm. Burrous' land, in Hollings' line; crossing the Long Br; to Jno. Higgason's lint; 23 Dec. 1714, p. 226. 7 Lbs., 5 Shill., & Imp. of 4 pers: Thomas Key, James Brown. Richard Wharton, Ralph Bowker.
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CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 7; Pg 236
WILLIAM CLAIBORNE (Claibourne), sonn of Col. William Clayborne, Junr., dec'd., & THOMAS CLAIBORNE, sonn & heir apparent of Mr. Thomas Claiborne, 545 acs., New Kent Co. 20 Apr 1682, p. 154. Beg. in the forke of Chichahominy Riv. where the Sw. ends, &c. Trans. of 11 pers: Tho. Bell, Robert Bowles, John Ireland, Richd. Pearson, Corn. Bushy (or Busby), Margaret Bright, Richd. Ely, Micha. Wardrope, Mary Poll, Ann Hicks, And. Hall. 
Claiborne, Thomas (I045400)
 
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber M, Page 33
20 Apr 1686; Deed of gift from Richard Boughton to Sarah Pigott, d/o Bartholomew Pigott, physician, dec'd; a heifer; /s/ Ri. Boughton; wit. Edw. Potter
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber N, Page 297
27 Feb 1687; Gift from Henry Bransoner, planter, to John Miller, s/o John Miller, a cow; /s/ Henry Bransoner (mark); wit. Edw. Potter


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Charles County Circuit Court Liber N, Page 302
5 Nov 1687; Indenture from Edward Mings, planter, to William Pryor; a parcel granted 10 May 1671 to Edward Mings called St. Edward on the north side of the Potomac; bounded by St. Barbara of John Lewger; laid out for 100 acres; /s/ Edward Ming; wit. Francis Chummey, Edw. Potter; ack. by Jane
Mings, wife of Edward
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber P, Page 63
8 Jan 1688; Indenture from Edward Ming, planter, to Phillip Lynes of St. Mary's County, merchant; for 2,500# tobacco; a parcel of land of 120 acres called Antwerp; /s/ Edward Ming, Jane Ming (mark); wit. Edward Potter, Henry Hardy, Cleborne Lomax
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber P, Page 65
8 Jan 1688; Indenture from Thomas Lee, planter, to Phillip Lynes of St. Mary's County, merchant; for 4,000# tobacco; a parcel of land called Hall Spring on the north side of the Potomac; containing 150 acres; /s/ Thomas Lee; wit. Edward Potter, Hen. Hardy, Cleborne Lomax
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber P, Page 174
11 Jun 1688; Indenture from Henry Frankam, planter, to John William, planter; a grant to James Lindsey called _ located 4 leagues above Nangemy; containing 250 acres; from Lindsey to Henry Frankam, father of Henry Francam; for 10,000# tobacco; /s/ Henry Frankam (mark); wit.
Wheeler, Tho. Whichaley, Edward Potter

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Charles County Circuit Court Liber P, Page 180
16 Jul 1689; Deed of Gift of cattle from John Dansy to his wife Jane Dansy and her children by her former husbands, Rich'd Flower and Edw. Knight: Elizabeth Flower, Elinor Knight, John Knight, Rebecca Knight; /s/ John Dansy; wit. Roger Kemp, Edward Potter
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber S, Page 404
l l Nov 1694; Indenture from John Smith of Calvert County, planter, and Elizabeth his wife, to Jervis Windsor, planter; for 4,800# tobacco; a parcel called Smith's Chance on the south side of Mattawoman Runn; bounded by Richard Brightwell; located in Manor of Zachia; containing 144 acres; /s/ John Smith, Elizabeth Smith; wit. Sam. Peter, Edw. Potter
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 316-107: SMITHS CHANCE: 144 acres; Possession of - 144 Acres - Windsor, Jarvis: Surveyed 5 May 1686 for John Smith on the South side Mattawoman: 
Potter, Edward (I044115)
 
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Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 47_ Deed of Trust. Apr 24, 1790 from Gerard Blackstone Causin of CC, Gentleman, of the one part, to Alexander Hamilton of Prince Georges County, in behalf of himself and of James Gordon, Henry Riddell, John Campbell, John Campbell Jr, Alexander Low and William Ingram, Alexander Henderson, Robert Fergusson and John Gibson, the Estate of Thomas How Ridgate, George Mason, the Estate of John Rogers, Hezekiah Reeves, Mathew Blair, the Revd John Stewart, Ignatius Boswell, Samuel Marshall, John Hendley, William Downs Jr and John Petty and Company, creditors of sd Gerard Blackstone Causin, of the other part, for 5 shillings and for the several sums hereinafter mentioned as due from sd Gerard Blackstone Causin to James Gordon and others, the grant of the following tracts of land, to wit, all that land in CC called Causin Mannor, containing and laid out for about 1000 acres, as by patent thereof, to Ignatius Causin, dated Aug 31, 1664, and all other land that may have been added thereto by resurveys or warrants, and particularly by a resurvey made thereon by William Hutchison, deputy Surveyor, as by his certificate and plat dated Oct 20, 1686, except the following parcels, sold thereat, to wit, by William Causin, son of sd Ignatius, to Upgate Reeves, containing about 135 acres, by deed dated Feb 11, 1715; and by John Causin, son of sd Ignatius, to Bennet Hoskins, containing about 169 acres, by deed dated Apr 20, 1730; and the graveyard, containing about one eight part of an acre. Also the 2 following tracts of land in CC, and being part of Causin Mannor, to wit, all that part thereof, deeded to sd Gerard Blackstone Causin by John Douglass, and containing about 8 acres, as per sd deed, dated May 29, 1779, and all that part thereof, deeded to the sd Gerard Blackstone Causin by Hezekiah Reeves, and containing about 55 acres, as by sd deed dated Nov 23, 1784. Also, the following Negro slaves: James, about age 60; Sam, about. 40; George, about 36; William, 30; Charles, 32; Jack, 32; John, 30; Harry, 28; Baptist alias John Baptist, 25; Joe, 12; Ned, 12; Smith, 8; Charles, 8; Abraham, 6; Alexander, 5; George, 3; Benoni, 10; Len, about 8 months; and a boy, son of Priscilla, about 20 days old; and Roger, 23; old Moll, 60; old Henny, 50; Betty, 40; Henny, 32; Charity, 32; Pricilla, 30; Pegg, 30; Cate, 28; Lucy, 14; Anny, 10; Sarah, 8; Mary, 4; Henny, 2; Nell, 5; Beck, 3; and Jeanie, 1; Suck or Susannah, 18; & Nancy, 1. This deed is for the purposes following, that is, firstly, to pay sd Alexander Hamilton for the costs of this trust; secondly, to pay sd James Gordon and others 352 £ 15 shillings and 5 pence and legal interest on 318 £ 6 shillings and 8 pence from Dec 31, 1784, and 34 £ 8 shillings and 9 pence from Jun 12, 1787; sd Alexander Henderson and others, 583 £ 2 shillings and 4 pence with legal interest from Apr 8, 1790; sd Thomas How Ridgate, 1741 £ 13 shillings, by bond dated Feb 1, 1788; afd George Mason, 1055 £ 16 shillings and 1 penny, as by bonds dated Oct 12, 1784; the estate of the afd John Rogers, 390 £, as by bond dated Apr 18, 1782; afd Hezekiah Reeves, 275 £, as by bond dated Dec 1, 1784; the afd Mathew Blair, 29 £ 10 shillings by note to Ann Sanders dated Sep 15, 1786, bearing interest from Nov 1, 1785, assignee to sd Blair, and a further sum of 27 £ and 2 pence 3 farthings due him for dealings in his store; the afd John Stewart, 135 £; the afd Ignatius Boswell, 50 £, by bond dated Mar 18, 1790; the afd Samuel Marshall, 47 £ 10 shillings; the afd John Henley, 75 £ 16 shillings and 9 pence by note dated Aug 7, 1788; the afd William Downs Jr, 25 £ 19 shillings and 5 pence by note dated Mar 10, 1790; and the afd John Petty and Company, 25 £ due them for dealings with McHenry Barnes in Portobacco; thirdly, to pay sd Gerard Blackstone Causin all such part of sd property as may remain in the hands of sd Alexander Hamilton. Sd Gerard Blackstone Causin hereby appoints sd Alexander Hamilton, his lawful attorney, to sell the lands and Negroes by public sale, after Dec 1, 1790, until which times sd Causin shall enjoy the use of the land and labour of the slaves, Signed - G.B. Causin. Wit - Danl Jenifer*, Henry Henly Chapman*. Recorded Apr 24, 1790.
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Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 328. Deed of Trust. Sep 27, 1791 from Joseph Clements of CC, to Alexander Hamilton of Prince Georges County, on behalf of himself as well as James Gordon, Henry Riddell, John Campbell, John Campbell Jr, Alexander Low, and William Ingram, for 10 shillings and for the sum of money hereafter mentioned due by sd Clements to sd Gordon, Riddell, Campbell, Campbell, Low, and Ingram, the sale of 4 Negroes, to wit, Nathan, about 22 years old, Peter, about 15, John, about 10, and Bennet, about 3 years old. To have and to hold, sd Negroes, in order to pay sd Hamilton the cost of this trust, and secondly, to pay the afd Gordon, Riddell, Campbell, Campbell, Low, and Ingram, 91 £ 6 shillings and 9 pence half penny with legal interest, as by his bond of this date, and thirdly, to pay to sd Clements any property that remains in the hands of sd Hamilton. Sd Clements hereby appoints sd Hamilton his lawful attorney, to sell and dispose of sd Negroes. Signed - Joseph Clements. Wit - G. Dent*. Recorded Sep 27, 1791.
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Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 374. Mar 9, 1795 from James Simms, late Sheriff of CC, to John Chapman of CC. On Feb 8, 1794, a writ of fieri facial issued out of the General Court for the Western Shore of Maryland to sd Simms, commanding him that of the property and land of Henry Massey Hanson, late of CC, he should cause to be made, 282 £ 10 shillings and 2 pence, a debt, and 805 lbs of tobacco, cost of suit, and that he should have sd sums at sd Court to be held at the City of Annapolis on the 2nd Tuesday in May next, to render to James Gordon, Henry Riddell, John Campbell, John Campbell Jr, Alexander Low, and William Ingram, the debt and cost of suit, whereof sd Henry Massey Hanson was convicted. Sd Simms reported that he had, among other property, levied 1 tract of land called second Amendment, containing 546 acres, to satisfy sd debt and cost, which premises remained in his hands, unsold, for want of buyers. A writ of venditioni exponas then issued out of sd General Court on Jun 2, 1794 directed to sd Simms, ordering him to expose to sale the afd land, and to have the money therefrom arising at General Court to be held at the City of Annapolis on the 2nd Tuesday of Oct then next, to render to sd James Gordon et al., the debt and cost afd. Sd Simms exposed the land to sale; the land, by a late survey, appears to contain only 431 acres and 2 roods. Afd John Chapman became the highest bidder. Now this deed, for 10 shillings to sd Simms, Simms sells to John Chapman, the afd land called the second Amendment, lying in CC. Signed - James Simms Late Shff of CC. Wit - Jno B. Turner, Will Vincent, Henry H Chapman*, Henry Barnes*. Recorded Mar 9, 1795.
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Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 410. Deed of Trust. Mar 29, 1792 from John Sanders of CC, planter, to Alexander Hamilton of Prince Georges County, on behalf of himself and of Matthew Blair and James Gordon, Henry Riddell, John Campbell, John Campbell Jr, Alexander Low, and William Ingram, surviving partners of John Glassford and company, for 5 shillings and for 43 £ 1 shilling and 8 pence and legal interest from today due from him to Matthew Blair, and for 220 £ 9 shillings and 3 pence and legal interest from Apr 19. 1791 due by him to sd James Gordon and other surviving partners of John Glassford and Company by bond dated Mar 7, 1774 in the penal sum of 86 lbs of tobacco and 637 £ 4 shillings and 2 pence, herein conveyed is the following land, Negroes, and stock, to wit, a parcel of land, being part of a tract of land called Cains purchase, now in the occupation and possession of sd John Sanders, lying on Portobacco Cr in CC, containing about 112.75 acres; a Negro man named Jesse, about 36 years old, a Negro woman, Sarah, about 40 years old, a Negro woman, Monica, about 19 years old, a Negro boy, Nace, son of Sarah, about 4 years old, a Negro boy, Charles, son of Monica, about 2 years old; 3 cows and 3 calves, 1 cow with calf, 2 oxen, 3 yearlings, 3 sows and 12 shoats, 1 mare, 1 mare colt, 1 mouse colored red horse, 1 iron gray horse, 1 bay horse, with the future increase of the same. This deed is for the following purposes: to pay sd Alexander Hamilton the costs of executing this trust, and secondly, to pay the afd Matthew Blair the 43 £ 1 shilling and 8 pence, and to pay the surviving partners afd, the 220 £ 9 shillings and 3 pence, and thirdly, to pay John Sanders all such property as remains in the hands of sd Alexander Hamilton. Sd John Sanders hereby appoints sd Alexander Hamilton to dispose of the afd property. It is agreed that a debt due to William Cook of the City of Annapolis of 28 C with interest from today, due to him by sd John Sanders, is to be considered as included in this deed of trust, Signed - John Sanders. Wit - Henry Barnes*, James Freeman*. Recorded Mar 29, 1792, 
Riddell, Henry {Land Records} (I058596)
 
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John Ratterford 7.445 A PG 216.2.9 233.17.7 Jul 9 1726
Payments to: Thomas Gant, Mary Rust, Col. Haddock, Henry French.
Administrator: Samuell Magruder. 
Ratterford, John (I095010)
 
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Provincial Court Land Records, 1765-1770
Volume 725, Page 216

This Indenture made this ninth Day of May in the year seventeen
hundred and Sixty Seven Between Henry Boon of Prince Georges County in the Province of Maryland planter of the one part and Ignatius Digges of the Same County and Province Gentleman of the other part Witnesseth that the said Henry Boon for and in consideration of the Sum of One hundred pounds Sterling money to him in hand paid by the said Ignatius Digges at and before the ensealing and delivery hereof the receipt whereof the said Henry Boon doth hereby acknowledge and therefrom acquit and discharge the said Ignatius Digges his heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns and every of them by these presents Hath given granted bargained sold aliened released enfeoffed and confirmed and by these presents Doth give grant bargain sell alien release enfeoffe and confirm unto him the said Ignatius Digges his heirs and assigns all that tract or parcell of Land called Easey comeby lying formerly in Prince Georges County aforesaid but not in Frederick County and originally on or about the twentieth day of May Seventeen hundred and twenty five Granted to a certain William Pottinger Beginning at a bounded white Oak standing on the South side of a Small run that falleth into Rock Creek and to the Eastward of a tract of Land called the Bowleing Green formerly Surveyed for Arthur Nelson and running thence south nineteen Degrees west sixty eight perches thence west One hundred and twenty perches then North fifty Degrees west eighty perches then north one hundred and forty perches then north fifty five Degrees East one hundred twenty eight perches then north twenty eight Degrees west sixty eight perches thence North forty Degrees East thirty two perches then South forty nine Degrees East one hundred ninety one perches then south forty nine Degrees West one hundred and fifty perches then with a Streight line to the beginning tree containing and laid out for three hundred acres of Land more or less Together with all and Singular the houses Out houses Edifices Buildings Gardens ways waters water courses commodities advantages priviledges and appurtenances to the same tract or parcel of Land belonging or appurtaining and the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders Rents Issues and profits thereof and of every part and parcell thereof And also all the Estate Right Title Interest use Trust profitt property claim and Demand whatsoever of him the said Henry Boon of into and out of the same tract or parcell of Land and premisses with the appurtenances and of into and out of every part and parcell thereof To have and to hold the said tract or parcell of Land and premisses with the Appurtenances and every part and parcell thereof to him the said Ignatius Digges his heirs and Assigns to the only proper use and Behoofe of him the said Ignatius Digges his heirs and assigns forever And the said Henry Boon for himself his heirs Executors and Administrators doth hereby covenant Grant promise and Agree to and with the said Ignatius Digges his heirs Executors and Administrators that he the said Henry Boon and his heirs the aforesaid tract or parcell of Land and premisses with the Appurtenances and every part and parcell thereof to him the said Ignatius Digges his heirs and Assigns from and against him the said Henry Boon and his heirs and from and against all manner of person and persons whatsoever Shall and will warrant and for ever hereafter defend by these Presents In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably set their Hands and Affixed their Seals the Day and Year first above written
Signed Sealed and Delivered
in the presence of us Henry Boon (seal)
J Hepburn
George Digges Ign.t Digges (seal)

On the back of the Aforegoing Deed was thus written viz.t

Received on the day and Year first within written of and from the within named Ignatius Digges the sum of One hundred pounds Sterling money being the consideration money within mentioned to be by him paid to me received by me
Witness J Hepburn Henry Boon

On the ninth day of May seventeen hundred and sixty seven came the within named Henry Boon before me the Subscriber one of his Lordships Justices of the Provincial Court and acknowledged the within Instrument of writing to be his Act and Deed and the Land and premisses therein mentioned with the Appurtenances to be the Right and Estate of the within named Ignatius Digges his heirs and Assigns forever according to the true intent and meaning of the Same Deed At the Same time also came Jane Boone the wife of the above named Henry Boon and being by me examined privately apart from and out of the hearing of her said Husband acknowledged and relinquished all her Right and Title of Dower of in and to the same Land and Premisses and declared she made such acknowledgment and relinquishment willingly and freely and without being induced thereto by fears or threats of or ill usage by her said Husband or fear of his displeasure according to the Act of Assembly in such case made and provided before J Hepburn

May the 21 1767 Reced from M.r Ignatius Digges twelve Shillings Ster.g the alienation money for the within Lands John Darnall Clk

Recorded the 21 May 1767

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Provincial Court Land Records, 1770-1774
Volume 726, Page 276

This Indenture made this 18th Day of November in the Year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and one Between Ignatius Digges of Prince Georges County in the Province of Maryland Esq.r on the one Part & the Reverend George Hunter of Charles County of the aforesaid Province of the other Part Witnesseth that the said Ignatius Digges Hath for & in Consideration of the Sum of six hundred Pounds Sterling to him in Hand paid by the abovesaid George Hunter the Receipt whereof the said Ignatius Digges doth hereby acknowledge Hath given granted bargained sold aliened enfeoffed confirmed & made over as by these Presents he the said Ignatius Digges doth for himself & his Heirs give grant bargain sell alien enfeoff confirm & make over unto the said George Hunter his Heirs & Assigns for ever, all that Tract or Parcel of Land called Mountain Prospect lying in Frederick County containing six hundred acres more or less originally granted on or about the twenty eighth Day of June Anno Domini one thousand seven hundred forty & five unto the Reverend Thomas Digges Together with all Houses & Improvements thereon or thereto belonging ^to the only proper Use & Behoof of him the said George Hunter his Heirs & Assigns To have & to hold ^the Land & Premises aforesaid^ all & singular the Improvements Conveniencies & Advantages thereon or thereto belonging or in any ways appertaining unto him the said George Hunter his Heirs & Assigns for ever In Witness whereof the said Ignatius Digges hath hereunto set his Hand & Seal the Day & Year first above written Ignatius Digges (Seal)

Signed Sealed & delivered
in the Presence of
J Hepburn
Sam Hepburn

On the Back of the aforegoing Deed was thus endorsed to wit

November 18th 1771 Received of the Reverend M.r George Hunter Six hundred Pounds Sterling in full Satisfaction for the Consideration of the Lands conveyed
in the within Deed by me
Witness Ignatius Digges
J Hepburn
Sam Hepburn

Maryland fs Nov y.e 18th 1771 Then came before me one of his Lordship's Justices of the Provincial Court Ignatius Digges Partie to the within Deed & acknowledged the same to be his Act & Deed for the Uses within mentioned the Year & Day above written At the same Time Mary wife to the said Ignatius Digges being by me privately examined & out of the Hearing of her said Husband acknowledged that she relinquished all her Right of Dower in the said Land freely voluntarily & of her own accord without being induced thereto by the Threats of her said Husband or the Fear of his Displeasure taken & acknowledged before me the Day & Year above written before
J Hepburn

Reced the Sum of twenty four Shillings Sterling for the within Land for use of Lord Baltimore by Virtue of a Commission from Daniel of S Tho.s Jenifer Esq.r his said Lordships Agent & Receiver General
Jn.o Brice
Recorded the 30th Day of November 1771
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Provincial Court Land Records, 1770-1774
Volume 726, Page 505

This Indenture made the thirtieth Day of March in the Year of our
Lord One thousand seven hundred and seventy three Between William Beall
Son of Ninian of Frederick County of the one part Ignatius Digges of Prince George's County
of the second part and Thomas Jenings of the third part Witnesseth that the said
William Beall for the barring all Estates tail and remainders over of and in the Tract
of Land hereafter mentioned and for and in Consideration of the Sum of Seventy five Pounds
Current Money to him in hand paid by the said Ignatius Digges at or before the Ensealing
and Delivery of these presents the Receipt whereof he the said William Beall doth
hereby acknowledge Hath given granted bargained and sold and by these presents Doth
give grant bargain and sell unto the said Ignatius Digges his Heirs and Assigns All
that Tract of Land called Bellfast lying formerly in Calvert County but now in Prince
George's County Containing two hundred Acres of Land To have and to hold the said
Tract of Land and all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging unto the said
Ignatius Digges his Heirs and Assigns for ever to the Intent and purpose that the said
Ignatius Digges may be perfect Tenant of the Freehold and Inheritance of all and
Singular the aforesaid premisses with the appurtenances against whom a Common
Recovery of all and Singular the said premisses may be had suffered and perfected at
the next Provincial Court ensuing the date of these presents in which said Common
Recovery it is hereby agreed that the said Thomas Jenings shall be Demandant
and the said Ignatius Digges Tenant and the said William Beall shall be vouchee and
he shall Vouch over the Common Vouchee after the Manner and Course of a Common Recovery
for Assurance of Lands and it is hereby further Covenanted concluded declared and fully agreed by and
between all the said parties to these presents that the said Common Recovery so or in any other
manner to be had and suffered as aforesaid of the aforesaid premisses with the appurtenances
between the said parties to these presents ^shall enure and be and be construed and taken to enure and be to the Uses Intents and purposes^ herein after mentioned and declared (that is to say)
to the use and Behoof of the said Ignatius Digges his Heirs and Assigns for ever In
Witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably set their
Hands and seals the day and year first above written
Signed Sealed and delivered by the above mentioned William W.m Beall (seal)
Beall on the Tract of Land called Belfast above mentioned in the presence of Ignatius Digges (seal)
Nath.l Magruder Tho.s Jenings (seal)
George Willson Jun.r
Signed sealed and delivered by the above mentioned Thomas
Jenings and Ignatius Digges in presence of
W Worthington
On the Back of the aforegoing Deed was thus Endorsed viz.t

Received the Day of the within Indenture from the within mentioned Ignatius
Digges the sum of seventy five pounds Current Money being the Consideration Money £ 75 0 0
within Mentioned to be paid
W.m Beall
Test
J Hepburn

On the Day of the within Indenture came the within named William Beall before me
one of the Lord Proprietarys Justices of the provincial Court and acknowledged the within Deed
to be his Act and the Lands and premisses with the appurtenances therein mentioned to be the
Estate and Right of the within mentioned Ignatius Digges his Heirs and Assigns for ever
according to the Intent and purposes within mentioned
Taken and Certified according to Act of Assembly before
6 sides J Hepburn
Recorded the 30.th of April 1773 
Digges, Ignatius {Addl Records} (I013792)
 
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=== these records for John Sr. Saunders
Passengers of the "Ark" and the "Dove"
The following list is taken from Series II, "Register of Maryland's
Heraldic Families," by Alice Norris Parran, 1938, [the passenger
list through the research of Mrs. G. W. Hodges]. This book has
been advertised lately, possibly a reprinting, but hopefully indexed!
p. 73-74:

"Ark" and "Dove" Nov. 22nd, 1633 Record Mar. 25th 1634
...The twenty Gentlemen with Gov. Leonard CALVERT, and his
brother, George CALVERT, Commissioners --
Sir Thomas CORNWALLEYS

Mr. John SAUNDERS, partner of Sir Thomas CORNWALLEYS, who was
to supervise his 12 servants. But he died enroute (his wife and ch. are found in MD, 1644.

mm note: there are (2) two John SAUNDERS, listed on the "Ark" and "Dove" list
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C&P Patent book 1, pg 78
Jonathan Langworth, Surgeon, 1200acs Up Co. of New Norfok 18dec 1637, p 510 on the w. br. of Eliz riv. for transporting 12 persons.... Richard Osborne, John Sanders, Thomas Ward, Jno Kitchin, Greg Oakes, Daniel Audick, Evans Garraway, Richard Kenny, Mary Hatred, Edward Griffin, Jon Marsey, Edward Tomliinson.

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Old Rappahannock Co Deed Book 1 - 1656-1662; Antient Press; pg 3-4
ARTICLES of AGREEMENT made & agreed on between JOHN COX of the one party JOHN SAUNDERS of the other party (missing) the said JOHN SAUNDERS is to deliver unto the said JOHN COX seaven Servants five of them to be Men Servants & two Maid Servants & to Serve him according to the Custom of the Country he or his assignes & to be double suited by the said SAUNDERS with Sufficient beding & all elce which property belongs to them which they were possett of before they came into his Custody & to deliver them in RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER at the said JOHN COX house by the first or second SHIP that sells out of LONDON into Virginia this next ensueing yeare which will be 1654, the said JOHN SAUNDERS has receved of said COX full satysfacon in hand already likewise these servant (missing) not to be above thirty years of age or under Eighteen years of age whereunto I have now sett my hand & Seal this 28th day of Aprill 1654
in the presence of EDMD. K(missing) JOHN SAUNDERS
DANA P(missing) {Phelps} 
Sanders, John Jr. (I046892)
 
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Contributed by: James Hughes

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URL title: Prince William Reliquary Oct. 2003 Vol 2 NO.4
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BRITHISH MERCANTILE CLAIMS, 1775-1803
Claims Relating to Prince William County Customers and/or Residents.
Last Name :Marshall
First Name: Aaron
Date of Death: abt. 1768
Monies Due Date:Mar 1774
Outcome: Then Solvent. His Widow Executrix
Source:VG21, p.46
Claims of: Cunn.(Fal)
Cunn.(Fal)= Wm. Cunningham and Co.(Falmouth)
Source: Prince William Reliquary October 2003 Vol 2 No. 4
pg. 7 (pg 84 of origional source)

mm note: this record says he died 6 years prior to 1774 and was solvent at that time. pg250 
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Name: S. H. Botts
Company: K
Unit: 8 Virginia Infantry.
Allegiance: Confederate

Name: S H Botts ,
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Virginia
Unit Numbers: 752
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private
Received a disability discharge Company K, 8th Infantry Regimen t Virginia on 11 April 1862 
Botts, Samuel H. (I026819)
 
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Owned over 1,000 acres of land (plantation), a grist mill, and 16 Negro slaves at the time of his death.
Bef. August 05, 1784 Campbell County VA
Children
Nancy MARSHALL b: ABT 1767/1768 in VA
Daniel MARSHALL
William MARSHALL
David MARSHALL
John MARSHALL
Michel MARSHALL
Patsey MARSHALL
Betsey MARSHALL 
Marshall, Nancy (I012560)
 
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BAILEY4 WASHINGTON (Henry3 ; John2; John') was in 1784, styled, "of Stafford County, gent." He married Jan. 12, 1749, Catherine Starke (St. Paul's Register); was J. P. for Stafford, and an April 12, 1784 deeded 500 acres "where I now live" to his son Bailey Washington Jr. He died
Issue; (Hayden, p_ 521)_ 27. Henry5, born Cec_ 5, 1749, said to have removed to Miss; 28. Williams; 29. Baileys; 30. Johns, born May 25, 1756 (Overwhartbon Register) ; 31. Elizabeth, born May 16, 1758, saidto have married Wm. Storke; 32. Mary Butler, born about 1760, died Aug. 1822, married Valentine Peyton, M. D., of Stafford County.
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In the name of God Amen--I Henry Washington of Stafford County being sick and weak in body, but of perfect and sound memory thanks to Almighty God for the same, and considering the shortness of human life do make and ordain, this my last will and testament in manner & form as follows. I give & bequeath my soul unto the Almighty God that gave it hoping for the remission of my sins through the merits of Jesus Christ, my blessed redeemer, and my body to the earth to be decently buried, at the discretion of my Excrs--hereafter mentioned. And as for what estate it has been pleased God to bestow upon me,
I give & bequeath in the following manner.
Item--I give and bequeath to my Grandson Lawrence Washington all my land in Mattox--together with the following negroes namely [names omitted] but if the said Lawrence Washington should die without heirs lawfully begotten of his body or before he arrives at the age of twenty one years, then the said slaves to be equally divided between my sons John Washington & Baily Washington, & their heirs, and my land before given unto Law(???) Washington part of that I purchased of John Elliott, the other part escheated to my son Baily Washington and his heirs.
I give unto my son John Washington my plantation whereon I now live together with what other land I have purchased adjoining to it with moiety of the negroes not already given away to him & the said John Washington and his heirs.
I give and bequeath unto my son Baily Washington all my land at Aquia with the other moiety of the negroes not already given away, and in consideration of the work of two slaves left the said Baily by his Grand mother, since her death, I give unto him Fifty pounds to be paid out of my estate not already given away, and if the said Baily, shall not think the above fifty pounds sufficient for the work of the said slaves, but that Lawrence m. a widow with three daughters, one of whom d. 1698-9, leaving 4 or 5 children. The other two were alive and married 1699. By his 2d mar. Lawrence had a daughter, who d. very young. John was his youngest child. In 1699 he was m. and had had three sons and one dau., but had buried his dau, and one son. Mrs. Lawrence W. m. (III.) (???), who spent all her estate. Mr. W. speaks also of his aunt Howard, who had rec'd a letter from Mary Gibson, and who d. about a year and a half before shall issue suit against my son John' & Grandson Lawrence, then it is my desire that two negroes of the moiety allotted to him the said Baily between the age of twelve & forty years together with the said fifty pounds shall be divided between my son John & Grandson Lawrence. It is my will and desire that my Excrs--or my son John Washington when he comes to the age of twenty one years shall buy two slaves, a boy & a girl between the age of twelve & Eighteen years out of the estate of the aforesaid John & Baily for the use of my Daughter in law Eliza Washington during her natural life and afterwards that the said negro Boy and girl, with her increase revert un! to my Grandson Lawrence Washington and likewise that the said Eliza Washington shall have two full shares of the crop made at Mattox annually paid her until the said slaves be purchased, the clothing working tools, levys and provision be deducted, and if the said Lawrence should die before he arrives at twenty one years of age, or without heirs lawfully begotten of his body then the said negroes with their increase to be equally divided between my sons John & Baily & their heirs.
It is my will & desire, that my Excrs shall settle a quarter on the Aquia land soon as they can, the expense of which to be paid out of the money left to my sons John & Baily, that my son John when he arrives at the age of twenty one years shall build or cause to be built on the land at Aquia a dwelling house and Kitchen with other convenient out houses equal to the buildings on the plantation where I now live the expense to be equally paid out of the estate left to them, the said John & Baily & that the benefit of the carpenter work I have left to go in with! the expense of the building, or if my son Baily should think it more for his advantage to desist building the said dwelling house & Kitchen on Aquia creek, I hereby do desire my son John to assist him in building a suitable quarter, two forty foot tobacco houses & pay to the said Baily one hundred pounds in lieu of the dwelling house, out houses & Kitchen, out of his own particular share, of the estate allotted, if the aforesaid Baily should prefer it to the buildings before mentioned, I give & bequeath to my sons John & Baily all my household stuff & stock on the plantation whereon I now live to be equally divided between them & hereby empower my Excrs to sell any part of the perishable effects belonging to my son Baily for his the said Baily's use. It is likewise my desire that if my Grandson Lawrence Washington or his heirs shall ever issue suit against my son John or his heirs for the recovery of the land on which I now live, then the said Law(???) Washington & his heir! s shall forfeit their right to the land given him at Mattox with all the slaves & their future increase. As to what money & tobacco I have by me or is due by amount together with the crop now on the plantation, after all necessary goods are procured & my Just debts paid, I desire the remainder of the tobacco be sold for cash to be equally divided between my sons John and Baily likewise I desire the remainder of the tobacco at Mattox after goods for the child and the negroes with working tools are procured to be sold for cash to be put out to interest for the use of my Grandson Lawrence. It is my further desire that the negroes may not be divided, till my son John arrives at the age of twenty one years, or at the discretion of my Excrs--& that my estate be not appraised, but divided by my Excrs or other persons as they shall believe as equally as may be, hereby empowering them to value the said estate when they take an inventory of the same. Lastly I constitute & appoint my trusty friends Augustine Washington, Cadwallader Dade, John Washington, Senr & my sons John & Baily Washington as they come of age to be the Excrs of this my last will & testament. Witness my hand & seal this 2d day of Feb 1747-8.

Henry Washington. [Seal.]

Admitted to probate Nov. 8th, 1748. H. Tyler, Cl. Clur. A copy. Teste C. A. Bryan, Clerk of the County Court of Stafford County. 
Washington, Bayley (I023658)
 
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Children of Catherine"Kitty" DOUGLAS and Philip Smith HALE are:

i. Joseph (Capt.) HALE was born 9 FEB 1789 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died 4 DEC 1873 in Greene County, Tennessee. He married Phoebe Hatcher SMITH 6 JAN 1820, daughter of Coleman SMITH and Tabitha HATCHER. She was born 14 NOV 1800, and died 28 AUG 1834. He married Rebecca C. LANDRUM 1 MAR 1838 in Greene County, Tennessee. She was born 9 DEC 1805 in Tennessee, and died 4 DEC 1873 in Green County, Tennessee.
ii. Philip HALE was born 2 APR 1780 in Virginia, and died 28 APR 1781 in Virginia.
iii. George HALE was born 4 JAN 1782 in Fauquier County, Virginia, and died 30 OCT 1862 in Washington County, Tennessee. He married Margaret HAMILTON 19 MAY 1808 in Jefferson County, Tennessee. She was born 6 APR 1791 in Jefferson County, Tennessee, and died ABT 1830. He married Clementine NENNY 15 AUG 1843. She was born WFT Est 1780-1825, and died WFT Est 1847-1914.
iv. Sarah HALE was born 16 JAN 1784 in Fauquier County, Virginia, and died 1849 in Lafayette County, Mississippi. She married William NEILSON 30 DEC 1801 in Greene County, Tennessee. He was born WFT Est 1756-1784, and died WFT Est 1806-1871.
v. William Douglas HALE was born 1 JAN 1786 in Fauquier County, Virginia, and died 1814.
vi. Hugh Douglas HALE was born 12 AUG 1787 in Farquier County, Virginia, and died 30 NOV 1876 in Jonesborough, Washington County, Tennessee. He married Sarah Hundley SEVIER 11 JAN 1810. She was born 22 JUL 1792 in Washington County, Tennessee, and died 1869 in Jonesborough, Washington County, Tennessee.
vii. Elizabeth Douglas HALE was born 15 SEP 1791 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died 4 APR 1852 in McMinn Co, Tennessee. She married Charles Fleming KEITH 31 OCT 1811 in Greene County, Tennessee. He was born 22 NOV 1784 in Warrenton, Fauquier County, Virginia, and died in Greene County, Tennessee.
viii. Philip Smith HALE , was born 8 NOV 1793 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died 2 JUN 1867 in Stanley Valley, Hawkins County, Tennessee. He married Elizabeth BACHMAN 1 JAN 1818 in Sullivan County, TN. She was born 8 NOV 1799 in Sullivan County, Tennessee, and died 13 JUL 1891 in Stanley Valley, Hawkins County, Tennessee.
ix. Thomas Lewis HALE was born 7 OCT 1795 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died JAN 1883 in Caldwell County, Texas. He married Mary BURWELL. He married Elizabeth PORTER 20 MAR 1817 in Greene County, Tennessee.
x. Jane E. HALE was born 17 SEP 1797 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died BEF APR 1814 in Green County, Tennessee.
xi. Patrick Hume HALE was born 2 DEC 1799 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died ABT 1844 in Greene County, Tennessee. He married Sidney RODDYE 13 SEP 1819 in Jefferson County, Tennessee.
xii. Catherine Douglas HALE was born 22 NOV 1801 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died 1883 in Wise County, Texas. She married James SCRUGGS 23 SEP 1823 in Greene County, Tennessee. He was born 1 OCT 1793, and died in Texas. 
Douglass, Catherine 'Kitty' (I043646)
 
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Children of Jane Porter and William Finnell are:

i. William Azeriah Finnell was born ABT 1745 in Orange Co.Virginia, and died AUG 1811 in Lancaster Garrard Co.Kentucky. He married Jeany Brown ABT 1763 in Virginia. She was born ABT 1745 in Orange Co.Virginia, and died ABT 1770. He married Rachel 1771 in Orange Co.Virginia. She was born ABT 1755 in Orange Co.Virginia, and died ABT 1831 in Lancaster Garrard Co.Kentucky.

ii. Benjamin Finnell was born ABT 1747 in Orange Co.Virginia, and died 20 DEC 1802 in Boone Co.Kentucky. He married Sarah Carter 25 AUG 1775 in Culpeper Co.Va., daughter of Benjamin Carter and Elizabeth. She was born ABT 1740 in Culpeper Co.Virginia, and died BEF 1798 in Boone Co.Kentucky. He married Elizabeth Robinson 28 DEC 1799 in Orange Co.VA.. She was born ABT 1760.

iii. Reuben Finnell was born ABT 1750 in Orange Co.Virginia, and died ABT 1823 in Culpeper Co.Virginia. He married Henrietta Thorn 1775 in Culpeper Co.Va.. She was born 1756, and died 1788 in Culpeper Co.Va.. He married Sarah Ashford ABT 1789 in Orange Co.Virginia, daughter of William Mitchell. She was born ABT 1762 in Orange Co.Virginia, and died 1 JUL 1824 in Orange Co.Virginia.

iv. James Finnell was born 1752 in St.Thomas Perish, Orange Co, Va., and died APR 1810 in Lancaster Garrard Co.Kentucky. He married Nancy Finnell 1778, daughter of William Finnell. She was born ABT 1755, and died OCT 1819 in Lancaster Garrard Co.Kentucky.

v. Alexander Finnell was born ABT 1757 in Orange Co.Virginia, and died ABT 1849 in Culpeper Co.Virginia. He married Judith Hawkins ABT 1795. She was born ABT 1770 in Culpeper Co.Virginia.

vi. Jonathan Finnell was born 1758 in Orange Co.Virginia, and died ABT 1814 in Orange Co.Virginia. He married Mary King ABT 1785 in Orange Co.Virginia. She was born ABT 1760 in Orange Co.Virginia.

vii. Anna Rita Finnell was born 1765 in Orange Co.Virginia, and died in Licking Co.Ohio. She married Hugh McKinley 26 DEC 1796 in Orange CO.VA.. He was born ABT 1760 in Orange Co.VA., and died in Licking Co.Ohio 
Porter, Jane (I006221)
 
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*VA County Court Records; Order Book Abstracts of Essex Co. VA 1699-1702; Essex Co Courts from 10 Aug 1699-11 Aug 1702 by R & S Sparacio. p. 21 (p. 24) Essex Co Court 13 Nov 1699; ....By Consent its ordered that ye suit between James Conner agt. Rand. Bird be heard at next Court.

VA Colonial Abstracts by Beverly Fleet p. 295; Fragment of Deed Austin to Jones 1722; p. 36; Fragment of Deed; 1 Apr. 1722; Tho Austin of King & Queen sells Jacob Jones & James Conner .... 125 acres in King Wm. Co. Signatures burned away.

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1724-1730 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; {Antient Press}:

1 Sep 1724. p. 11. In the suit in Chancery between John Bush Complaint & JAMES CONNER Respondt., the Defendt. put in a rejoynder to Complainants replication and is given the Complainant to consider the same.

1 Sep 1724. p. 14. In the action of the Case brought by William Skrine Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendt., there being no declaration filed & entered, att the Defendants motion a non suit is granted with costs.

6 Oct 1724. p. 18. In the action of the Debt brouoght by Ambrose Madison Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendant, the suit is continued to the next Court at the Plantiff's cost.

6 Oct 1724. p. 19. In the action of Debt brought by Issac Tunny Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendt., the same is continued to the nex court at the sd. Defendts. costs.

7 Oct 1724. p. 21. In the suit of Chancery depending Between John Bush Complainant and JAMES CONNER Respondt., the Complt., put in a Demurrer which the Respondt. craved time to answer which was granted.

3 Nov 1724. p. 29. JAMES CONNER in behalfe of Mr. James Elliot informed the Court that by mistake listed Michell a Malletto boy yt. was under 5 yrs. of age of ye sd. Elliott & desired to be releived in that case: Orderedf that the Sheriffe do pay and allowe him out of ye faraction yt. is due to the County.

3 Nov 1724. p. 31. In the action of Debt brought by Ambrose Madison Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendt., the same is continued att the Defendants cost. -In the action of Debt brought by Isaac Tunney Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendt., the same is continued att the Defendants cost.

3 Nov 1724. p. 32. In the Suit in Chancery brought by John Bush Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendant, the Plantife haveing put in a demurer to ye Defendants rejoynder ye last Court and offering to put in a new plea to the demurrer the same was objected against p the Plaintife and referred to the Courts Judgment, who after haveing heard all arguements on each side are of the opinion that the Defendant ought joyn the Plantifes demurer from which Judgment the Defendant appealed to Eighth day of the Generall Court next which was granted, he haveing entered into bond with Goodrich Lightfoot, Gentn. his securety & acknowledged the same in Court.

4 Nov 1724. p. 35. In the action of the Case brought by William ( ) Plt. agt JAMES CONNER Defendt. the Defendaant haaveing formerly in this suit obtained a nonsuit against the Plantife& insisted to have the same paid him att the bar before he was oblidged to answer the suit, which the Plantife failing to do, Therefore ordered that the sd suit be dismist with costs.

2 Mar 1724/5 Continued. p. 41. In the action of Debt brought by Ambrose Madison Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendt., for two thousand pounds of tobo damages issue being joyned & put to Jury for tryall who after being sworn and heard all Note: evedences and arguements of each side and received their charge from the Court retired, and after some time returned and brought in their Verdict Vizt. (Wee of the jury find for the Defendant. Samuell Loyde, Foreman) which verdict att the Note: Defendants motion was admitted to record and ordered that suit be dismist with costs.

2 Mar 1724/5 continued. p. 42. On Petition of Stephen Sharp he is allowed for four days attendance as was summoned an evedence for Mr. Ambrose Madison against JAMES CONNER, its therefore ordered that said Madison pay unto said Sharp for the alias Exo.-- On Petition of Thomas Prince he is allowed for two days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Mr. Ambrose Madison agtJAMES CONNER and for thirty miles comeing & thirty miles returning, Therefore ordered said Madison do pay unto said Prince for ye same alias Exo.

2 Mar 1724/5 continued. p. 42. On Petition of Stephen Sharp he is allowed for four days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Mr. Ambrose Madison against JAMES CONNER its therefore ordered that said Madison pay unto said Sharp for the same alias Exo.- - On Petition of Thomas Prince he is allowed for two days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Mr. Ambrose Madison agt. JAMES CONNER and for thirty miles comeing & thirty miles returning, Therefore ordered said Madison do pay unto said Prince for ye same alias Exo.-- On Petition of Charles Goodall he is allowed for four days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Isaac Tunney against JAMES CONNER and for comeing forty miles & returning forty miles two times. -- On Petition of James Cox, he is allowed for six days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Isaac Tunney agt James Conner and for comeing eighty miles and returning eighty miles three times. It is therefore ordered that said Isaac Tunney do pay unto said James Cox the same alias Exo.

2 Mar 1724/5 continued. p. 43. On Petition of Thomas Dillen he is allowed for four days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Isaac Tunney agt. JAMES CONNER and for coming thirty miles two times, Its therefore ordered said Isaac Tunney do pay unto said Thomas Dillen the same alias Exo.--On Petition of John Hullock he allowed for six days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Isaac Tunney against JAMES CONNER, Its therefore ordered that Isaac Tunney do pay John Hullock the same alias Exo. --on the Petition of Michell Guinney he is allowed for six days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Isaac Tunney against JAMES CONNER and for comeing twenty eight miles and returning twenty-eight miles three times. Its therefore ordered that said Tunney do pay unto said Guinney the same alias Exo. --On Petition of William Thompson of King George County he is allowed for five days attendance and for coming twelve miles & twelve miles returning three times as he was summoned and evedence for Isaac Tunney against JAMES CONNER, Its Therefore ordered that said Tunney do pay unto William Thompson the same alias Exo.

6 Apr 1725. p. no page given. On Petition of James Kenny he haveing made oath that he attended as an evedence summed for Mr. Ambrose Madison against JAMES CONNER four days, Ordered he be allowed for the same. Its therefore ordered that he Note: said Madison do pay unto sd. Kenny the same alias Exo.

1 Jun 1725... On the appeall returned from the General Court of Isaiah Sellers by Larkin Chew Gent. His grardian and next Friend agt JAMES CONNER the deft appeared and offered a pleas which was received and time given to the Plantite to consider the same 1 Jun 1725... In the action of Debt brought by Isaac Tunney plt agt JAMES CONNNER defendt having assighned errors for Stay of Judgment last court which was referrred to this court for argument, who after haveing heard all arguements on eac side aroe of oppinion that the errors assighned are good, Therefore ordered that the suit be dismist with costs & that ye Plantife do pay the Def ye same alias Exo.

1 Jun 1725...In the action of the Case brought by JAMES CONNER plt agt Wm. Watters Deft. for 528 lbs. of tobo... suit is ordered to be dismist.

3 Jun 1725...In the action of the Case of Trepass Assault & Battery brought by Wm. Watters Plt agt JAMES CONNER deft....motion of Iparlance is granted James Conner.

7 Sep 1725...In the action of Detinue brought by Isaiah Sellers plt Larkin Chew Gent. his guardian and next friend agt. JAMES CONNER deft.....suit is continued next court.

7 Sep 1725...In the action of Trespass & Assult brought by Wm. Watters Plt agt. JAMES CONNER deft....suit referred to next court.

6 Oct 1725...In the action of Detinue brought by Isaiah Sellers by Larkin Chew Gent. his guardian agt. JAMES CONNER deft. ...suit referred to next court. *(Because of these 2 records we can pretty well say that James Conner died between 6 Oct. 1725 and 2 Nov 1725!!)

2 Nov 1725...In the action of trespass & Assult brought by Wm. WAtters plt agt JAMES CONNER deft.(the deft. being dead) ordered suit dismist.

5 Jul 1727...In action of debt brought by plt. MARGARET CONNER, executrix of James Conner plt. agt. Andrew Harrison deft. att whose motion oyer is granted him.

2 Aug 1727... Action of Debt brought plt. MARGARET CONNER Exx of JAMES CONNER deced plt. agt. Andrew Harrison deft. ....suit referred to next court.

5 Sep 1727..WM. CONNER on a jury. ( *This is probably the son of James & Margaret Conner)

6 Sep 1727.. In action of debt by MARGARAET CONNERr exx of JAMES CONNNER dec'd. plt. agt. Andrew Harrison deft. for 600 lbs. tobo....ordered that deft. pay plt the same alias Exo. Note: 6 Sep 1727..WM. CONNER on a jury.

6 Mar 1727/8.. In action of debt brought by MARGARET CONNER, Exx of John (?) (James?) CONNOR, dec'd plt agst Wm. Thompson ... deft. being dead suit dismist. Note: 4 Jun 1728.. MARGARETT CONNER Exo vs Andrew Harrison for 600 lbs. tobo & 247 costs...

7 Aug 1728..In the action of the case brought plt. Henry Goodloe Gent. agt. Henry Dillen deft. with MARGARET CONNER being Henry Dillen's security.

4 Sep 1728..In the action the case brought by Henry Goodloe Gent. Plt. agt. Henry Dillen Deft... Ordered that Henry Dillen & MARGARET CONNER his securety do pay...the same alias Exo.

13 Jul 1732; p. 15; Caroline Co Order Book Part one 1732-1734 (Dorman, 1965); Action on the case Thomas Carr Jr. against MARGARET CONNER; Continued for the matter of law to argued
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ORANGE COUNTY ROAD ORDERS 1734-1749
28 June 1745, O.S. p. 371
Ordered that James Strother John Witheral Elmer George William Strother Thomas Wright John Thompson Clerk John Wright Phillip Clayton Gent and James Pendleton Gent or their respective hands do Attend Francis Strother Overseer of the Road from the upper end of Mountpony to William Johnstons and Obey his directions in clearing the said road and that John Carter [name obliterated] Richard Wright and the hands at the Glebe Capt. Ball.s Mr. Hackley James Conner Francis Ballenger John Butler Edward Ballenger Charles Morgan Bryant Thornhill Alexander McMillion John Hitch Thomas Yates or their respective hands do attend William Johnston Overseer of the Road from the said William Johnstons to the Main Road and Obey his directions clearing the same and that the said Francis Strother and William Johnston do keep their said Roads in Repair and set up Posts of Direction where Necessary 
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1780. February 21st, the Rev. Edward Jones this day came into the vestry and resigned the charge of this parish. In March the vestry met at Capt. Bradley's, and ordered that the Sheriff collect of each tithe in the parish five pounds tobacco, or in money at the rate of twenty-five per hundred. Robert Pollard and Lawrence Slaughter are appointed vestrymen to fill the vacancies. In the ensuing April the vestry met at the glebe, and agreed to receive the Rev. James Stevenson as minister of their parish, according to law, and Thomas Stanton was made lay-reader at the Little Fork Church, in the room of Philip Pendleton, resigned. The vestry met again in December of this year, and ordered certain payments to be made to John Jameson, clerk of the county, Henry Field, Reuben Long, Robert Latham William Terrill, and Michael Sloane, for the penefit of the poor of the parish. Lawrence Slaughter and Robert Pollard churchwardens for the ensuing year.

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Spotsylvania County, Virginia WILL BOOK D-1761-1772
LONG, GEORGE, Fredericksburg, d. Dec. 20, 1761, p. Sept. 6, 1762. Wit. Nathaniel Stevenson, Lawrence Slaughter. Ex. wife, Martha and John Stewart. Leg. daughter, Ann Long; wife, Martha and infant child yet unchristened. (Page 36) 
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1847 (WM-2, p. 385) Ignatius COOMES to Washington F. LANCASTER
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Session Laws, 1838
Volume 598, Page 167

for district school number five Washington F. Lancaster, Stowten W. Dent, Walter Wood, William H. Smoot, and Alexues Lancaster
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Charles County Maryland Will Book HBBH-13, 1808-1817; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 286.
Edward Neale, Will, January 2, 1814; March 5, 1814
I, Edward Neale of CC, being sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding;
To wife Grace Neale, a parcel of land near the monetary in Charles County purchased from Basil Spalding whereon Lows Miles now resides..
To wife Grace Neale, negroes; Jack and his wife Chloe, their son Jim, Harriet, also my carriage and carriage horses, best bedstead, bed and furniture, the bureau standing in her room.
Item: whereas the land on which I now dwell and which I purchased from the Reverend Leonard Neale is in dispute and a law suit depending for the same in Chancery Court of Maryland, I give and devise the rents, issues and profits of the land together with the rents, issues and profits of all the negroes, stock and other things unto my wife Grace Neale in trust nevertheless as a fund for the joint support and maintenance of herself and children including genteel education. And after termination of the lawsuit, she to sell the land and whole of personal estate and invest in some bank or stock to be equally divided amongst all my children as the arrive at the age of 21yrs or marriage.
To daughter Priscilla, negro Lewis at age.
To daughter Elizabeth, negro Harry at age.
To daughter Olivia, negro Bill at age.
To son Edward, negro Michael at age.
To son Leonard, negro John at age.
To infant son Anthony, the next born male child. If none born within 2 years, then negro Suckey.
Item: it is my will that my interest and right in the warehouse and lot of ground attached be sold in the same manner and for the same uses as is the land on which I dwell.
Item: in the event of the death or marriage of my wife, it is my will that the orphans court of Charles County for the time being shall be applied to and appoint some fit and discreet person as guardian to my children who shall have all the power and authorities herein delegated to my wife.
Item: It is my will that my wife and executrix give bond and security for the performance of this will and the payment of my debts and be exempt from any annual account in her settlement of my estate.
Item: all the rest and residue of my estate to my six children equally.
Item: Grace Neale management of the trusts to her, to consult and advise with my friends James Fenwick, Benjamin Lancaster, Francis Diggs and Henry Neale.
Executrix: wife Grace Neale
Signed: January 2, 1814 Edward Neale
Wit: Washington F. Lancaster, William C. Brent, Henry A. Neale
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Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1813-1814; Liber IB-10 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 444. At the request of Charles I. Lancaster, John H. Lancaster, Joseph A. Lancaster and Washington F. Lancaster the following Plot and Division of Land was recorded April 22, 1814
Charles County Sct; by the directions and in the presence of Mr. Benjamin Lancaster and Dr. Charles Lancaster trustees appointed in the will of Capt. John Lancaster, deceased, I have carefully laid down the dwelling plantation of the deceased land and divided the same into four lots;
Lot Number 1: beginning in a line of "Gills Land" to the mouth of a gut that makes out from Charles Town Creek and containing hundred and 26 acres 3 rods and 24 perches
Lot Number 2: is laid out in 2 parcels the first containing 60 acres and 21 perches and the second beginning at Neale's Gift containing hundred and 29 acres 2 rods and 9 perches
Lot Number 3: beginning at the first line of Neale's Gift to the dividing line between the lands of the deceased Lancaster and John Campbell, Esq. and binding on the aforesaid Creek containing hundred 47 acres 1 Rod and 34 perches
Lot Number 4: beginning at the 1st line of Neale's Gift with the dividing line between the deceased Lancaster's land and Mr. Horatio Smoot's land to John Campbell's land containing hundred and 64 acres 2 rods as by the plat annexed will appear. Given under my hand this September 1, 1813, James Brawner surveyor of Charles County
We the subscribers do hereby certify agreeable to the last will and testament of John Lancaster deceased we have divided the tract called "Neale's Gift" into 4 lots of equal value which lots were surveyed by our direction and are is expressed in the plat above and we have allotted as follows
Lot Number 1: Charles J. Lancaster, 126 acres 3 rods 24 perches
Lot Number 2: John H. Lancaster, 189 acres 2 rods 30 perches
Lot Number 3: Joseph A. Lancaster, 147 acres 1 rod and 34 perches
Lot Number 4: Washington F. Lancaster 164 acres 2 rods
Given under our hands and seals this April 18, 1814, Benjamin Lancaster, Charles Lancaster Sr. 
Lancaster, Washington F. (I106196)
 
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359 ELLZEY, WILLIAM 300 27 November 1743 NN F:144 LS Wolf Run and Ox Road adjacent John Gowen, Col. Carter, Veale, Tillet, and Thomas Ford.

William Ellzey, of Loudoun County, Attorney at Law, and Alice his wife, sold for £130 to Thomas Sangster, Blacksmith, two tracts: 300 acres granted to said William Ellzey and 56 acres, part of patent of John Gowen which William Ellzey purchased from James Ingoe Dozer. (Fx. Deeds M:252. 19 January 1777)

312 ELZEY, LEWIS 506 12 December 1740 NN E:228 Poneshead Run adjacent the plantation he now lives on.
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Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber P; 1761 - 1764; pp 279-281
THIS INDENTURE made the fifth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Sixty two Between WILLIAM ELLZEY of Prince William unty Gent of one part and RICHARD WARDEN of CHARLES COUNTY in the Province of MARYLAND Farmer of other part Witnesseth that the said WILLIAM ELLZEY for the Rents & Covenants herein after expressed on part of ye said RICHARD WARDEN to be performed and paid hoth grant to farm let unto said RICHARD WARDEN & his heirs a tract of land containing One hundred & forty acres near COCKPIT POINT in County afs. being the lands and plantations whereon said WILLIAM ELLZEY now resides, bounded Vizi the whole breadth of the land on POTOWMACK RIVER &. up the dividing line between ELLZEY & MASON to their back line thence along the said back line to a Branch near the head thereof then down the branch to where ELIZABETH WICKLIFFes line crosses the same then down the said WICKLIFFes line to the RIVER To Have and To Hold the said tract of land unto RICHARD WARDEN from the first day of November now next ensuing during the natural lives of the said RICHD, WARDEN & MARY & ANN WARDEN Children of the said RICHARD & the longest liver and Survivor of them paying unto WILLIAM ELLZEY his Ears, on the first day of November in each year the Annual Rent of Twelve pounds Current money of Virginia and if unpaid by the space of Sixty days next after ought to be paid that then the said WILLIAM ELLZEY into and upon the said premises wholy to reenter and the same to have again; and said RICHARD WARDEN doth agree that he will within three years from the date hereof plant Two hundred Apple trees which are to be found and provided by said WILLIAM ELLZEY; also to build a convenient Barne the said WILLIAM ELLZEY finding Nails and paying and allowing unto said RICHARD WARDEN whatever the Workmanship shall be adjudged to be worth; and when the same shall be built to keep that & the houses already built as also the Orchards when planted in good repair not committing any waste or spoil of the Timber Provided nevertheless that if may be lawful! for the said RICHARD WARDEN to keep a Sub Tenant on the Land who may erect & build proper houses & outhouses on the said premises at his own costs & charges except only that the said WILLIAM ELLZEY is to pay the Masons Work about the dwelling house which shall be erected for such Sub Tenant and said WILLIAM ELLZEY doth agree with the said RICHARD WARDEN & his Sub Tenant paying & fulfilling the Rents and Covenants herein before expressed and doth further agree to let his Negro man called George assist the said RICHARD WARDEN for the space of two months in erecting the Barne within mentioned. In Witness whereof the said RICHARD WARDEN & WILLIAM ELLZEY have set their hands & seals
in presence of DANL. PAYNE, W. ELLZEY
JOHN CHAMBERS. ABRAHAM FARROW RICHD. WARDEN
At a Court held for Prince William County the 6th day of December 1762
This Lease from WILLIAM ELLZEY to RICHARD WARDEN was acknowledged by the parties to be their act and deed & on the motion of the said RICHARD WARDEN the same was ordered to be recorded
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1759-1761 Fauquier County Minute Book (Antient Press); pp. 2
Fauquier County Court 24th of May 1759
- WILLIAM ELLZEY, JAMES KEITH and CUTHBERT BULLIT, Gent., having taken the usual Oaths to his Majestys Person and Government and subscribed the Test, had the Oath of an Attorney administered unto them 
Ellzey, William (I022067)
 
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Children of Mary Mason and Benjamin Strother are:

i. Margaret Strother was born 1730, and died 31 MAY 1761. She married John Murdock 26 OCT 1750 in Stafford Co. VA, son of Jeremiah Murdock. He died 1759 in Stafford Co. VA. She married William Bronaugh 10 MAR 1760, son of Jeremiah Bronaugh and Simpha Rosa Enfield Mason. He was born 16 JAN 1730, and died 1800.

ii. Alice Strother was born 30 NOV 1732, and died DEC 1795. She married Robert Washington 16 DEC 1756, son of Townshend Washington and Elizabeth Lund. He was born 25 JAN 1729, and died 1800.


Contributed by: James Hughes

URL: http://www.rootsweb.com/~vastaffo/captainhenrytyler.htm
URL title: Captain Henry Tyler
Note:
Major Benjamin Strother married secondly on December 6, 1760 Elizabeth ( Rowzee) Waller Peyton (circa 1715-182, widow of Charles Waller, Gentleman, ( 17 -1749) and John Peyton, Gentleman, ( 1691-1760) both of Stafford County. There is an account of Major Benjamin Strother and his wives in Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Volume 19, pages 224-227 and the Reverend Horace E. Hayden in his Virginia Genealogies, pages 495-498, details the family of John Peyton (1691-1760) of Stony Hill.
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STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED BOOK J; 1722-1728; THE ANTIENT PRESS
pp. 465-466 This Indenture made 13th September 1727 between BENJAMIN STROTHER & MARY 465- his Wife of Parish Overwharton Stafford County and ANTHONY THORNTON of Parish St. Pauls in County and Colony aforesd Gent. for sum one hundred fifty pounds Sterl. many of Great Britain have sold Eight Molatto Negro slaves (named) ..
Presence Mosly Battly, Benja. Strother
W: Strother Mary x Strother
At Court held for Stafford County 13th September 1727 Benjamin Strother & Mary his wife acknowledged this deed of sale .. admitted to record.
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Prince William County, 7 Apr 1731 Exec. Jour.

QUANTICO & HUNTING CREEK.......... [Tobacco inspectors] Francis Awbrey, Benj. Strother{ also Falmouth & Fredericksburg }, Cadwalladr Dade
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1735-1743 King George County Deed Book 2 (Antient Press); pp. 269-271
Indenture made 9th January 1738 between WILLIAM THORNTON King George County & ANTHONY STROTHER of same .. hath leased Tract on Rappahannock River about two miles below the Falls containing about 225 acres unto ANTHONY STROTHER & BEHETHALAN his wife during the time that he or she shall think fit to .. abide thereon .. provided that .. do not at any time presume to clear cut down or tend any Ground that bath not been heretofore cleared .. nor cut down wood except such shall be necessary .. nor deliver right to any other person .. if Strother do move they are to pay Rents .. further agreed if William Thornton sell said Land .. he may without any hindrance .. to pay rent for first year ending at Chrismass next 930 pounds good Tobacco in one cask convenient to some Landing in King George County .. like quantity for second year .. the Third year to be Rent free so to continue .
Presence Jeas. Mackie, Will: Thornton
Benja: Strother, Margaret x Strother Antho. Strother
At a court held 7th September 1739 .. Lease recorded.
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1735-1743 King George County Deed Book 2 (Antient Press); pp. 273-276
Indenture made 4th/5th September 1739 between JOHN GRIMSLEY of St.
Marys Parish County Caroline of one part and BENJAMIN STROTHER of Hanover Parish King George County .. by deeds of lease & release .. for
sum Fifteen pounds current money of Virginia sold half of a tract in Hanover Parish and by Estimation computed to be 50 acres which was left unto him by his Father JOHN GRIMSLEY Deceas'd .. by his will bearing date 27th January 1725 .. land whereon his Father formerly lived ..
Presence John Hamilton,
John Grimsley
Benja. Strother, M. Battaley
At a court held 7th September 1739 .. Deeds of lease and release together with Receipt for consideration money recorded. 
Strother, Benjamin (I023693)
 
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 426
Northumberland County Court 20th of June 1665
- Whereas Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS & GRACE PEARSON were by a Warrant from Col. PET: ASHTON summoned to appeare at this Cort: to answer ye Complaynt of ELIZABETH BUSHELL & havinge fayled of theire appeareance, it is ordered yt: ye Sherriffe forthwith take them into safe custody (they to remains wth: Bayle or Maine Prize untill ye next Cort unlesse two of ye Justices of ye peace for this County, whereof one of ye Quorum shall thinke it fist) to take security for them for theire p:sonall appeareance then to answer theire Contempte

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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 51
Northumberland County Court 27th of January 1668/69
- Upon ye Peticon of THOMAS INGRAM, ye Cart: have ordered yt: noe Will bee proved, Administracon granted nor any done about ye Estate of THOMAS HOPKINS, deced.. untill ye sd. INGRAM have notice of it.
- Upon ye Peticon of MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, (Wife to Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS, deced), it is ordered yt: an Inventory bee forthwth: taken of ye Estate of ye sd. HOPKINS by foure of ye next Neighbours of good repute, & appraysmt. made thereof & yt: ye Estate of ye sd. Mr. HOPKINS remaine in ye hands of ye sd. MRS. GRACE HOPKINS untill ye next Cort.

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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 59
Northumberland County Court 10th of March 1668/69
- Ordered yt: THO: GASKOYNE, JNO: WADDY, THO: LANE & LEW : SHEPARD take an Inventory & make apprazement of ye Estate of Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS, deced., wth: ye first convenient; they beinge sworne accordinge to Law
- A Commission of Administracon is granted MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, ye Relicte of Mr. THO: HOPKINS, deced., of her sd. Husbands Estate, she giveing good caucon accordinge to Law
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 66
Northumberland County Court 22nd of June 1669
- Whereas THO: INGRAM did peticon this Cort: to bee possest of yt: Estate his deced., Father, JOHN INGRAM, by his Last Will & Testamt. did devise him upon ye perusal of which Will, ye Cort: doth finde yt: ye sd. JNO: INGRAM (amongst other things) did bequeathe unto his sd. Sonne, THOMAS, two Mares & one Filly (then in ye possession of ye sd. INGRAM) and whereas MRS. GRACE HOPKINS,
ye Relicte & Admrx. of Mr. THO: HOPKINS (deced.) one of the Overseers of ye Will of ye sd. JOHN INGRAM, who hath since ye decease of ye sd. JOHN had ye Estate of ye sd. JOHN in his possession, did alleadge one of ye two Mares bequeathed unto ye sd. THOMAS INGRAM by ye Will of his Father as aforesd., was solde unto ye sd. HOPKINS by ye sd.
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 66
Northumberland County Court 22nd of June 1669
- Whereas it appeares to this Cort: by a condicon under ye hand of RICH: PEARCE dated ye 9th of xber: 1665 yt: RICH: PEARCE receaved of ELIZABETH HEARD a Horse, parte consideracon of some building yt: ye sd, PEARCE did oblige him selfe to do for ye sd. ELIZABETH, as by ye sd, condicon did & may more fully appeare, wch: worke or any parte thereof ye sd. PEARCE nor any other by his order hath finished or done. It is ordered yt: MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, ye Relicte of ye sd. PEARCE, by ye 1st of 9ber: next pay as good a Horse as yt: receaved by ye sd. PEARCE unto NICH: NICHOLS, who maryed ye sd. ELIZABETH HEARD als exe.,
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 67
Northumberland County Court 22nd of June 1669
- Whereas THO: INGRAM did peticon this Cort: for six Cowes & Calves, two feather beds wth: furniture, two pewter dishes, one doz: of spoones, one chamber pot, one iron pot of five or six gallons, one pewter drinking pot, two fowling peeces, one new saddle & bridle, one iron pestelle of forty pounds weight & one man Servant, yt: should have foure or five yeares to serve, given (as to ye Cort; appeareth) unto ye sd. THO: INGRAM by his Fathers Will, It is ordered yt: MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, Admrx, of Mr. THO: HOPKINS, one of ye Overseers of ye Will of ye sd, JOHN INGRAM, forthwith: deliver ye sd. Cattle unto ye sd, THO: INGRAM (MRS. HOPKINS to choose one Cow out of ye Stock of Cattle whereon she now liveth & THO: INGRAM another untill hee hath receaved ye sd. six cowes & calves), one feather bed & furniture & yt: she deliver ye sd. Servant & goods unto THO: INGRAM by ye middle of 9ber next
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 68
Northumberland County Court 22nd of June 1669
- Whereas it appeares to this Cort: yt: JAMES YONG stands indebted unto MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, ye Admrx. of THO: HOPKINS, deced., ye summe of one thousand & eight pounds of tobacco & caske wth: costs; Judgmt, is granted ye sd. MRS. HOPKINS agt. ye sd. YONG for ye sd. summe wth: costs als exe., unlesse ye next Cort: ye sd. YONG she., reason to ye contrary
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 68
Northumberland County Court 22nd of June 1669
- PET: TIBALD, THO: INGRAM & WM: HANCOCK beinge arrested to this Cort: at ye suite of MRS, GRACE HOPKINS, a nonsute is granted ech of them against ye sd. MRS. HOPKINS accordinge to Law, noe cause of accon appeareing to this Cort: agt. them
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 51
Northumberland County Court 27th of January 1668/69
- Upon ye Peticon of THOMAS INGRAM, ye Cort: have ordered yt: noe Will bee proved, Administracon granted nor any done about ye Estate of THOMAS HOPKINS, deced.. untill ye sd. INGRAM have notice of it.
- Upon ye Peticon of MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, (Wife to Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS, deced), it is ordered yt: an Inventory bee forthwth: taken of ye Estate of ye sd. HOPKINS by foure of ye next Neighbours of good repute, & appraysmt. made thereof & yt: ye Estate of ye sd. Mr. HOPKINS remaine in ye hands of ye sd. MRS. GRACE HOPKINS untill ye next Cort.
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1669-1673 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 79
- Whereas MRS. GRACE HOPKINS did exhibit an Inventory into this Court of ye Estate of her Husband, Mr. THO: HOPKINS, deced., wherein was included certeyne Horses & Mares for wch: Horses and Mares THO: INGRAM hath obteyned Order of this County Cort as a Legacy from his deced., Father by his Last Will & Testamt., upon ye peticon of ye said MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, It is ordered yt: ye sd. Horses and Mares be extended out of ye sd, Inventory
- Whereas Mr. THO: HOPKINS, deced., did by a Deed of Guift give unto JOANNA, the Orpht. of JOHN MERIDITH, deced., a Mare wth: her increase, upon ye peticon of MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, It is ordered yt: ye Estate yt: is extant in this County belonging unto DOROTHY, ye Relict of JNO: MERIDITH, deced., may be secure until, shee give good caucon to this Cort: to be accomptable for ye sd. Mare & her increase; shee having caryed ye sd Mare out of this County
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1669-1673 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 150
Northumberland County Court 19th of June 1672
- Whereas it appeares to this Cort: yt: JAMES YONG stands indebted unto Mr. JOHN HARRIS, Husband to ye Relicte of Mr. THO: HOPKINS, deced., ye summe of five hundred forty & thre pounds of tobaccoe & caske, being parte of an Order for one thousand & eight pounds of tobaccoe & caske dated ye 25th of August 1669, It is ordered yt: ye sd, YONG forthwth: pay ye sd. summe unto ye sd. HARRIS wth: costs
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1678-1698 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 13
Northumberland County Court 20th of November 1678
- Mr .JNO: HARRIS his Accompt of HOPKINS's Estate to be auditted Upon the Petition of Mr. JOHN HARRIS who marryed GRACE, ye Relict of Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS deced. it is ordered that Major THOMAS BRERETON and Mr. PHILLIP SHAPLEIGH are appointed to examine and auditt the Accompts of the Estate of THOMAS HOPKINS and give in their report thereof to ye next Court 
Pearce, Grace MNU (I082855)
 
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1683-1686 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 210
Northumberland County Court 16th of January 1683/4
- PITTS his Comm. of Admon
A Commission of Administration is granted Mr. JOSIAS PITTS who marryed REBECCA, the Daughter of Mr. WILLIAM THOMAS, deceased, on the Estate of the said THOMAS, he giveing caution according to Law
- The Bond JOSIAS PITTS, JAMES CLAUGHTON and JAMES JOHNSON doe oblige themselves joyntly and severally in the penall sum of forty thousand pounds of tobacco and caske that JOSIAS PITTS shall duly administer on the Estate WILLIAM THOMAS, deceased, and exhibite an Inventory thereof according to Law===
WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 35
ORCHARD, JAMES, 24 April 1694; 29 September 1703.
Estate to wife Rebecca; land on Totusky between Westmoreland and Richmond counties.
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WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1707-1709 {Antient Press}: pg 76
Westmoreland County Court 24th of February 1708/09
- SUTTLE v BONAM &c.
It was commanded JOHN STURMAN, Gent., Sheriffofthe said County that he should summon THOMAS BONAM and REBECCA his Wife, Executrix of JAMES ORCHARD, deceased, to answer JOHN SUTTLE of a Plea that they render to him the surne ofthree thousand one hundred twenty nine pounds oftobacco, &c., and the Sheriffhaveing returned cepi corpus but for that the Defendants failed to appeare and noe baile is returned, upon motion ofJOHN SUTTLE, Conditionall Order is granted against the Sheriffreturnable and to be proceeded in according to Law
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WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1707-1709 {Antient Press}: pg 76
Westmoreland County Court 24th of February 1708/09
- STURMAN. Sheriff v BONMAN p SUTTLE
JOHN STURMAN, Gent.,
Sheriff of the County aforesd was commanded to summon THOMAS BONAM and REBECCA his Wife, Executrix ofJAMES ORCHARD, deceased, to answer JOHN SUTTLE ofa Plea that they render to him three thousand one hundred twenty nine pounds oftobacco, and the Sheriffreturned cepi corpus but for that the Defendant failed to appeare and noe baile returned, Conditionall Order passed against the Sheriff
according to Law. Wherefore at the instance ofthe Sheriff, an Attachment is granted him against the Estate ofTHOMAS BONAM and REBECCA his Wife, Executrix of JAMES ORCHARD, deceased, returnable and to be proceeded in according to Law
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WESTMORELAND COUNTY ORDER BOOK, 1718-1721; pg 63
Westmoreland County Court 27th day of May 1719.
PHILPOTT BONAM, Exor. of the last Will and Testament of THOMAS BONAM, Gent. late of the County aforesaid deed. which said THOMAS intermarried with REBECCA the Exorx. of the last Will and Testament of JAMES ORCHARD of the County aforesaid also deed. was summoned to answer at February Court last unto JAMES LAUGHAN of a plea of covenants broken &c. to the PIts. damage three hundred pounds sterling &c. to which said suite the Defendants by DANIEL McCARTY, Esq. his Attorney pleaded in abatement &c. and now at this Court as well he said PHILPOTT BONAM by his Attorney aforesaid as the said JAMES LAUGHAN by GEORGE ESKRIDGE, Gent. his Attorney being present and the whole proceedings in the said cause being read and all pleas replycacons rejoyned &c. fully heard as also all the arguments on both sides fully disputed and abated. Upon mature consideracon
hereof the Court are of opinion that the accon by the PIts. aforesaid against the Defendant aforesaid is not well brought and thereupon do order the same to be dismist
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Lawrence, Henry, {SM} 7th Dec., 1693; 29th July, 1694.
Wife Frances, extx: and sole legatee of estate, real and personal.
Test: Jeremy Jadwin of Va., Rebecca Orchard, Nath'l Garland. 2.324.
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1692-1694 Richmond County, VA, Deed Book 2; Antient Press: (Page 72)
THIS INDENTURE made the Fourth day of September 1694 Between JAMES ORCHARD of WESTMORELAND County, Plantr., & REBECCA his Wife of the one partie and JOHN MORTON of NORTHUMBERLAND, Planter, of the other party; Witnesseth that the said JAMES ORCHARD and REBECCA his Wife for the sum of Seven thousand pounds of tobacco in cask to them in hand paid have sold unto him the said JOHN MORTON his heirs or assigns forever one tract of land containing One hundred Fifty and seven acres of Land being in the County of Richmond and was part and was taken out of HARMAN SKELDERMANs Seat or Tract of Land and by the said HARMAN sold unto PATRICK NORTON and was twice sold by the said PATRICK to WILLIAM MOSS & by the said WILLIAM MOSS in and by his last Will & Testament given and bequeathed to his Daughter, ELIZABETH, which was by the said ELIZABETH and her Husband, JOHN CRASKE, sold the said land to the said JAMES ORCHARD, being butted and bounded as followeth on the Main Run of RAPPA. CREEK beginning at a Hickory corner tree on a point not far from the said Run and extending thence through the Main Pocoson of the same N: to a white Oak in the said SKELDERMANs line, thence West South to a Stump by a Spring, thence W So: to a small red Oak, thence East to a Maple in the Fork of a branch, thence down the said branch its several courses being brought into a strait line is East No to a small tre€ by the said branch side, then ce S. E. to the first station, Together with all edifices woods
profitts and appurtinances, To have and to hold the said Land to him the said JOHN MORTON forever, And I the said JAMES ORCHARD and REBECCA my Wife do promise to warrant to defend the said tract of land with the appurtinances from claims of any persons whatsoever, the said JOHN MORTON and his assigns forever paying the yearly Fee Rent due for the same In Witness whereof we have sett our hand and fixed our seale Signed sealed & delivered in the presence of us
DAVID CONNIER, JAMES ORCHARD
WILLIAM GREENSTEAD, his mark REBECCA ORCHARD
Recognitr: in Cur Com Rich: 7 die 9brs: 1694 et record 25th die
(ORCHARD Power of Attorney)
KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I REBECCA ORCHARD, Wife of JAMES ORCHARD do constitute and appoint my loving Freind, NEBUCHODONOZOR JONES to be my true and lawful! Attorney in my place to acknowledge unto JOHN MORTON my part of a parcell of land sold by my Husband, JAMES ORCHARD, containing One hundred fifty and seven acres as by a Deed bearing date the 4th of September in the year 1694 will more at large appear and what my said Attorney doth to be as well as if I were there myself as Witness my hand and seal this 3d day of fiber: in the year 1694
Signed sealed & delivered in presence of us
JOHN MORE his mark REBECCA ORCHARD
STEPHEN BEAMAN his mark
Record Test WM. COLSTON, CI Cur 
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1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; {William Armstrong Crozier}:
Feby 23, 1742, Charles Filks Pigg of St. Geo Par., Spts Co., planter, and Sarah Pigg his wife to Bloomfield Long of Par and County afsd. £30 curr 118-1/2acres in St. Geo Par., Spts Co., formerly belonging to Edward Pigg, decd, and adjoining the land of John Clerk. Witnessess, William Johnson, A. Foster, Jos Stevens, Larkin Johnson. Mar 1, 1742.
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1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; {William Armstrong Crozier}:
June 29, 1744. Bloomfield Long of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., and Mary his wife, to Anthony Foster of Par. and county afsd. £60 curr. 331 a. county and parish afsd. Henry Brock, Thomas Duerson, Hannah Duerson W. Miller, Peter Montague, Junr. July 2, 1745.
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1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; {William Armstrong Crozier}:
Nov. 4, 1746. Bloomfield Long of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., to Reuben Long, his son, of same parish and county. 118-1/2 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spt Co. Witnesses, Thomas Graves, Robt. Moor, William Johnston. Nov. 1746.
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Spotsylvania County DEED BOOK E 1751-1761
Oct. 4, 1757. Bloomfield [Brumfield] Long of Spts. Co. to Samuel Simpson of Louisa Co. £20 curr. 70 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. Anthony Foster, John Holloday, Ed. Herndon, junr. Nov. 1, 1757.
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Spotsylvania County DEED BOOK E 1751-1761
Nov. 16, 1757. Bloomfield Long of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., Blacksmith to his daughters, Molly, wife of John Payne, junr., and Sarah Long.
Deed of Gift. 118-1/2 a. in Spts. Co., whereon the sd. Bloomfield Long lives. W x Waller, John Estes, Jonathan Gibson, James Colquhoun, Jo. Waller March 7, 1758.
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Spotsylvania County DEED BOOK E 1751-1761
Nov. 5, 1759. John x Payne, junr., and Mary, his wife; Bloomfield x Long and Mary, his wife, to Abraham Estes. £25 curr. 59-1/4 a. in Spts. Co. Wm. Waller, Wm. Wood, Jno. Bev. Roy, J. Waller, John Waller, junr. Nov. 5, 1759.
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SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY DEED BOOK N, 1791-1794; William Armstrong Crozier;
Augt. 1, 1791. Thomas x Vaun [Vaughan] and Sarah, his wife, of Halifax Co. to Patrick Donally [Donnelly] of Spots. Co. Whereas, by Ind. dated Novr. 4, 1744, Bromfield Long conveyed to his son, Reubin Long, in fee simple, 118-1/2 a. in Spots. Co., which sd. tract of land was afterwards conveyed by the sd. Broomfield Long to his daughters, Mary [the lower dividend] and Sarah [the upper dividend], now in consid eration of the sum of £25 the sd. Thomas Vaun [who intermarried with the sd. Sarah, daughter of the sd. Broomfield Long] and Sarah, his wife,. convey to the sd. Donally, the sd. tract of land in Spots. Co. afsd., given the sd. Sarah by her father, the sd. Broomfield Long, etc., etc. Wit. nesses, Jno. Frazer, Wm. Heslop, Reuben Straughan. Augt. 4, 1791..
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SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY DEED BOOK N, 1791-1794; William Armstrong Crozier;
June 26, 1792, Patrick x Donally and Peggy, his wife, of Spots. Co., and Joshua Long of Spots. Co. to Mathew Carpenter of same co. Whereas, by Ind. dated Novr. 4, 1746, Broomfield Long gave to his son, Reuben Long, 118-1/2 a. in Spots. Co., which sd. tract the sd. Reuben reconveyed to the sd. Broomfield and the sd. Broomfield Long afterwards conveyed the same by two indentures to his two daughters, Mary and Sarah, each an equal moiety, now for the sum of £37 9s. to the sd. Donally and Joshua Long in hand pd., convey "the afsd. tract of land," etc., etc. Witnesses, Jos. Graham, Jno. Chew Buckner, Geo. Goodloe, Thos. Oliver, Henry Beasley, James McKinney, Chas. Beasley. Decr. 4, 1792.
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URL (Click on link) http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=721&last=&g_p=P23&c ollection=LO Patent
Title Long, Bloomfield.
Publication 30 August 1744.
Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
Related See also the following surname(s): Longe.
Note Location: Spotsylvania County.
Description: 331 acres beginning and extending a corner of Joseph Brocks and in the line of John Walker, thence and extending corner to William Branagons land.
Source: Land Office Patents No. 23, 1743-1745 (v.1 & 2 p.567-1147), p. 721 (Reel 21). 
Long, Bloomfield (I067825)
 
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1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; {William Armstrong Crozier}:
Dec. 3, 1751. James Allan of Fredksbg., Brother and heir at law of John Allan, late of the sd. town, Mercht., Deed., and Archibald McPherson, William Hunter, and James Hunter, three exeers. of the last will and testament of the sd. John Allan, etc., Deed., to William Allcock of Caroline Co. £61 10s. 1000 a. in Spts. Co., on head branches of Mattapony, purchased by sd. John Allan, Decd., of John Robinson, Junr., of King and Queen Co., Esqr., as by Deeds, Novr. 17, 1748. No witnesses. Decr. 3, 1751.
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1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; {William Armstrong Crozier}:
Sept. 1, 1760. William Robinson and John Robinson and Lucy, wife of the sd. John Robinson, of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., to Richard Coleman of Par. and Co. afsd. £44 4s. curr. 1101/2 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. No witnesses. Sept. 1, 1760.
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1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; {William Armstrong Crozier}:
Oct. 21, 1760. John Robinson of King and Queen Co., Esqr., and William Robinson of Spts. Co., Gent., to Henry Carter of Spts. Co. £25 eurr. 52 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. Lark. Chew, Edwd. Herndon, Jno. Waller. Nov. 3, 1760. 
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1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; {William Armstrong Crozier}:
May 3, 1761. Rice Curtis, junr., of Spts. Co., to Rice Curtis, Gent., of the same Co. Whereas, Rice Curtis was seized of a certain tract of land containing 865 a., which was conveyed to him by Joseph Brock, Gent., Decd., as by Deeds, Octr. 30, 1735, being so seized the sd. Curtis, about 20 yrs. ago, did make a deed conveying the sd. land to his two only sons by his second wife, the afsd. Rice Curtis, junr., and Giles Curtis (since decd. intestate and leaving no issue), then infants of very tender years. The sd. Rice Curtis, however, remained in possession of the sd. land, and soon after making the conveyance to his two sd. sons, did cancel and destroy the same. Whereas, the sd. Curtis, junr., having lately made claim to the sd. land, as heir of his decd. brother, Giles Curtis, and in his own right. As differences and disputes seem to be arising, sd. Curtis deeds to sd. Curtis, junr., 324 a., in consideration whereof the sd. Curtis, junr., promises deed of release on the afsd. 865 a., etc., etc. Witnesses, Henry Pendleton, James Chapman, Mary Ann Mountague, John Chapman, Charles Walden. May 4, 1761. 
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Adams, Charles, carpenter, Charles County, 10th Jan., 1733/4; 4th Feb., 1734.
To son George and hrs., "Adamses Delight;" and personalty.
To son Charles and hrs., "Frogs Nest."
To dau. Sarah, son Lodowick, Anne Skinner and dau. Barbary Allen, personalty.
To wife Elizabeth and son Charles, ex., residue of estate.
Test: George Elgin, Francis Dunnington, Jr., John Elgin. 20. 879
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Liber Q, Page 44
COURT OF 10 Nov 1691
Susanna Thomas, relict of William Thomas, requests probate of his will
Will of William Thomas; to son John Thomas 100 acres part of a patent of 250 acres called Mannis Cleare adjoining Mr. Addison and personal estate; to my 3 children George, Guyott and Elizabeth, remainder of parcel given son John to be divided equally; to wife Susanna half of the 100 acres I now live on and the other half to son William Thomas; William to inherit Susanna's part at her decease; to dau. Mary, a colt; sons to be of age at 17; /s/ William Thomas; wit. Thomas Henson, George Barton (mark), William Atthens (mark); John Godshall and John Gray to appraise estate
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Thomas, Susannah, Charles County, 20th Feb., 1723-4; 31st Aug., 1724.
To son George and dau. Elizabeth Adams, personalty.
To son William and hrs.,. residue of personal estate.
Ex.: Son Thomas (sic). T. P. show son William to have been appointed.
Test: William Williams, George Carter., William Cooper.
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 343-3: MANISECLEARE: 250 acres; Possession of - 50 Acres - Adams, Charles: 50 Acres - Thomas, George: 50 Acres - Thomas, Guy: 100 Acres - Thomas, William: : : : Surveyed 18 April 1680 for William Thomas at a bound hiccory on the East side of a great branch (Tsay) Beaverdam about 3 miles of Zachary Wades: Other Conveyance notes - 150 Acres - James Beall from George Thomas; 5 Nov 1726, 25 Acres - Lodwick Adams from George Thomas; 20 Feb 1734,75 Acres - Lodwick Adams from Elizabeth Adams; 12 Mar 1734, , , , 
Thomas, Elizabeth (I012884)
 
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BURCKHEAD, NEHEMIAH, Anne Arundel Co. 6th June, 1744; 26th July, 1744.
To wife, 1/3 of my estate, real and personal.
To eldest son Nehemiah, "Wells Hills.'
To son SAMUEL, coex., pt. of my dwelling plantation adj. land of Seaborn Tucker.
To sons John, coex., and Mathew, remainder of my land, to be equally divided among them.
To granddau SARAH WATERS, personalty.
To granddau SARAH BIRCKHEAD
To ELIZABETH WATERS.
Test: Dr. John Hamilton, Richard Randall, Wm. Brereton. 23. 613.
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Nehemiah Birkhead, Sr. 30.45 AA £728.19.2 Oct 8 1744 Oct 22 1744
Appraisers: Thomas Ireland, Jr., Samuel Robinson (also Samuel Robertson).
Creditors: Jo. Hamilton, Littleton Waters.
Next of kin: Littleton Waters, Samuel Birkhead.
Executors: Nehemiah Birkhead, John Birkhead.
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Nehemiah Birkhead Sr. 31.221 AA £92.3.0 Aug 13 1745
Appraisers: Samuel Robertson, Thomas Ireland, Jr.
Executors: Nehemiah Birkhead, John Birkhead.
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Nehemiah Birkhead 21.389 A AA £728.19.2 £542.13.1 Aug 13 1745
A second inventory is cited in the amount of £92.5.0.
Received from: John Wardrop, Hugh Taylor.
Payments to: Dr. John Hamilton, Nehemiah (accountant), Edward Jevans, William Trahern, Mr. Samuel Chew, William Brereton, Jonathon Whitehead, Littleton Waters, Benjamin Hance, John (accountant), Sarah Birkhead (widow), Littleton Waters who married Elisabeth Birkhead (dau, her portion), Matthew Birkhead (son, his portion).
Legatees: Sarah Birkhead (granddaughter, daughter of Nehemiah (accountant)).
Executors: Nehemiah Birckhead (Quaker), John Birkhead (Quaker).
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TUCKER, SEABORN, Anne Arundel Co. 22 Jun, 1752; 12 Mar, 1753
To dau. Ann Birckhead, dwelling plantation.
To son John Tucker, all the sterl. money I have in John Boshman's hands, to buy himself some land; at his decease, to fall to grand-son Seaborn Tucker.
To son Jacob Tucker, slave girl.
To grand -dau. Ann Birckhead, slave girl.
Everything I have already given to dau. Ann Birckhead. Remaining pt. of estate to be divided bet. John Tucker, Mary Car (?) and Ann Birckhead.
Son-in-law Samuel Birckhead, ex.
Wit: Nehemiah Birckhead, Alexander Frazier, Elender Fowler. 28. 43
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BIRCKHEAD, ELIZABETH, Anne Arundel Co. 15 Sep 1772; 28 April 1773
To son Nehemiah Birckhead, ex., all sterling money I have in England.
To on John Birckhead, Negro boy Tom.
To sons Nehemiah, Mathew, Francis and John Birckhead, remainder of my estate.
Wit: Samuel Birckhead; Robert Wood; Richard Randal. 39. 241 
Birckhead, Samuel (I070825)
 
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Calvert County Circuit Court
Land Surveys and Condominium Plats

Eltonhead Mannor, 5000 Acres; Certificate
Developer/Owner: Groome, Samuel 1664 Patent Record 7, p. 528 0 0 MSA S 1583-507 
Groome, Samuel (I064852)
 
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Catherine Bloomfield 28.9 A FR £34.16.8 £63.18.3 Mar 31 1750
Payments to: Robert Debutts, Thomas Douthitt, John Bell, Joseph Wood, Stephen Julian, Daniel Dulany, Esq.
Administrator: Charles Hedges.
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Hedges, Joseph, Manaquicy, Prince George's County, 6th Sept., 1732; 29th Nov., 1732.
To son Solomon and hrs., 258 A. on Manaquicy Ck.
To 2 sons Charles and Joshua and their hrs., each 200 A. at Opeekan.
To sons Jonas and Joseph and their hrs., 400 A. to be bou. by exs. at Opecken divided equally,
To son Samuel and hrs., 100 A. to be bou. by exs. at "Manaquicy.",
To daus. Ruth, Cathren and Dorcas and sons Joseph and Samuel, personalty.
To wife [unnamed] and child., residue of estate.
Exs.: Sons Solomon and Charles.
Test: Chidly Mathews, Thomas Hillard, John Hillard. MCW 20, 468. 
Hedges, Catherine (I016242)
 
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber D, Page 88; 8 Jun 1669;
Indenture from Wm. Allen & John Munn to Thomas Bennett of St. Mary's Co.; for 9,000# of tobacco; a tract of land on the north side of the Potomac on the high cliffs; bounded by Sam. Cressey formerly belonging to Wm. Robinson; bounded by Thomas Baker; being 1/2 of patent granted Jo. Jarbo for 300 acres on 14 Apr 1653; assigned to John Nevill 21 Xber, 1655; to Allen and MAnne by Wm. Nevill, son of John Nevill decd 10 9br 1667; excepting a small tract; /s/ Wm. Allen, John Munn (mark); wit. Joseph Harrison, John Charman
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber D, Page 93; 8 Jun 1669;
Indenture from John Munn, planter, to William Nevill; for 2,700# of tobacco; a parcel laid out for Thomas Cotes on the south side of the Piscataway River on the east side of St. Thomas Creek; adjoining land laid out for David Prichard; containing 150 acres; /s/ John Munn (mark); wit. Tho. Bennet, Stephen Mountague
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber D, Page 99; 2 Aug 1669;
Indenture from Tho. Bennet of St. Mary's Co. to Tho. Wardner; for 10,000# of tobacco; a parcel of land on the north side of Potomac two leagues above Caedar Point; bounded on the side of a hill by Sam Cressey's fence (formerly belonging to Wm. Robinson); bounded by Thom. Baker and land formerly belonging to John Nevill. dec'd; being 1/2 the parcel of land granted John Gerbo (Jatbo); 300 acres dated 14 Apr 1653; assigned to Nevill 21 Xbr 1655; to Allen and Munn by Wm. Nevill, son of John Nevill 9br 1667; /s/ Thomas Bennet; wit. George Thompson, Henry Moore, Henry Bonner
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber P, Page 30 16 May 1688;
Indenture from Thomas Warner, planter, to Wm. Dent; for a certain plantation of William Dent at Nanjemy where John Baker now lives with 200 acres of adjoining land conveyed to Thomas Warner; a parcel of land on the north side of the Potomac next above and joining Thomas Baker where John Harrison, Gent., now dwells; adjoining land of James Ballis, land of Thomas Baker, land laid out for John Jarbo, Gent., dec'd, assigned to John Nevill then conveyed to Thomas Bennett then to Thomas Warner then to Thomas Warner the son; likewise all that land called Witten containing 150 acres; /s/ Thomas Warner; wit. John Barker (mark), Eliza. Warren (mark) 
Bennett, Thomas (I023317)
 
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber F, Page 14
10 Nov 1674; Indenture from George Shenstone, planter, to Thomas Jenkins, planter; a parcel called Pittner at Piscataway; bounded by Edward Price's Locust Thicket; laid out for 100 acres; /s/ George
Shenstone (mark), Mary Shestone (mark); wit. Clebome Lomax, Edward Abbot
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Charles County Court and Land Records, Liber F, Page 42
Jan 1674 Court; Thomas Jenkins paid Benjamin Rozer alienation money for a tract of 200 acres called Pinner ack. last court by George Shenstone and Mary his wife
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Charles County Liber L#2, Page74. At the request of Archibald Johnston, the following deed was recorded this Feb 16, 1722.
Feb 13, 1722 from George Shinston of CC, planter, to Archibald Johnson of CC, planter, for 1 barrel of Indian corn and for divers other good causes, all that tract of land called Pomfrett, lying in CC near Mattawoman [Cr], bounded by the land formerly laid out for Thomas Matthews gent for 1000 acres, John Wheelor's land called Wheelors Adventure, containing and laid out for about 50 acres. Signed - George (S his mark) Shinston. Wit - James Stoddart (Stoddert)*, Charles (() his mark) Henly. This deed was acknowledged by George Shinston and his wife [unnamed].
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 308-39: PINNAR: 145 acres; Possession of - 145 Acres - Adams, Charles: Surveyed 4 Jan 1669 for Francis Adams at a bound Red Oak the N by W bound tree of the said Adams called RALEY: Other Tracts Mentioned: RALEY; Conveyance notes - 145 Acres - Gustavus Brown from Charles Adams; 18 Aug 1718,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 319-122: POMFRETT: 150 acres; Possession of - 75 Acres - Duvink (sp?): 75 Acres - Maggatee, Patrick: : Surveyed 29 July 1666 for John Ward in the woods beginning at a Marked Oak to a bound tree of Thomas Mathews land. This land is in PANGUYA MANOR and granted him at 7-1/2 bushels Indian corn yearly.: Other Tracts Mentioned: PANGUYA MANOR; Conveyance notes - 150 Acres - Archibald Johnson from George Shenstone; 13 Feb 1722,
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Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: PINNAR; Owner: Shenstone, George: Orig County = C {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Apr 20, 1670: Ref: Liber 12 f 567 : Map Location: R-17 
Shenstone, George (I019309)
 
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber F, Page 75
8 Mar 1674; Indenture from William Russell to Walter Russell; for 5,0000 tobacco; 300 acres of land belonging to the plantation where he lives; /s/ William Russell; wit. Andrew Orme, Peirsy ?Hooks
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber F, Page 224
6 Nov 1676; Indenture from William Russell, planter, to James Neale, Sr. of Woolaston Manor, Gent.; for 10,356# tobacco; a parcel of land on the west side of Wicomico River; containing 300 acres; /s/William Russell (mark), wit. John Butler, Anthony Neale

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Charles County Circuit Court Liber F, Page 225, 8 Jun 1676;
Indenture from William Russell, planter, to Elinor Bayne, widow; for 3,5000 tobacco; a parcel of land on the west side of Wicomico River adjoining land now in possession of Elinor; containing 75 acres; /s/ William Russell, Elinor Bayne (mark); wit. Matthew Hill, Robert Browne (mark), George Goodwell 
Russell, William (I023341)
 
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber H, Page 290
3 Apr 1680; Indenture from Thomas Harris, planter, to Ralph Smith and Sarah his wife, the relict of Col. John Duglas; exchange of land; a parcel of land at the head of Petit's Creek part of land now in possession of Thomas Harris; bound by Pope's Hollow and land of Thomas Petits; containing 20 acres; /s/Thomas Haris; wit. Henry Bonner, Rando. Brandt; acknowledged by Mary Haris, wife of Thomas
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Charles County Court and Land Records, Liber I, Page 33
8 Aug 1680; Indenture from Jno. Douglas, cooper, to Lewis Jones, planter; for 1,000# tobacco a parcel called Douglas Adventure of 100 acres; /s/ Jno. Douglas; wit. Robert Doyne, Rando. Brandt; ack. in open court by Jno. Douglas
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Prince George's Land Records 1710-1717 - Liber F -folio 386; Benjamin Douglass of Charles County, planter, states his late grandfather, John Douglass, Gentleman of Charles County owned a parcel of land in Prince George's County in the freshes of the Patuxent called Cold Spring Manor containing 1,050 acres of land; by his will dated 14 Dec 1678 he left 500 acres of this land to his sons, Charles Douglass and Joseph Douglass, when they reach 21 years of age; Joseph and Charles Douglass sold a 100 acre part of the 600 acres to Francis Collyer of Prince George's County and 370 acres to Guy White, deceased; for 10£ Benjamin Douglass acknowledged these deeds
Signed: Benja. Douglass (seal)
Witnessed: Philip Lee, J. Gerard, Da. Dullany
Payment: Benj. Douglass acknowledges payment of 10£ before same witnesses
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Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 282.
May 11, 1741 from Francis Collier of PG, planter, son and heir of Charles Collier of PG, decd, which sd Charles Collier was heir at law to Francis Collier of PG, Gent., his uncle, decd, to James Edmonston of PG, Gent. Whereas by deed dated Mar 27, 1714 between Benjamin Dowglass of Charles County, planter, grandson & heir at law of John Dowglass, late of the same county, Gent., of the one part, and the sd Francis Collier (the uncle of the sd Charles Collier, which sd Charles Collier was father to the now Francis Collier, party to these presents), by which deed it was recited that whereas the sd John Dowglass, in his lifetime, was seized of a parcel of land lying in the Freshes of Petuxent River in PG called Cold Spring Manor, containing 1050 acres & by his will dated Dec 14, 1678, devised to his son, John Dowglass, father to the sd Benjamin, 550 acres of land, being part of Cold Spring Manor, when he arrived at age 21, with all the privileges belonging to the Lord of a Manor and to his heirs, which parcel of 550 acres the sd John Dowglass, father of the sd Benjamin Dowglass, by his PG deed, sold to sd Francis Collier, and whereas likewise, by PG deed dated May 27, 1701 between Joseph Dowglass of Charles County, Gent., of the one part, and the afd Francis Collier decd of the other part, sd Joseph Dowglass sold to sd Francis Collier, part of a tract of land containing 1050 acres of land called Cold Spring Manor, formerly granted to Capt Josias Fendall, bounded by a parcel of land that John Dowglass sold to sd Collier standing on the brow of a hill between the two branches of Fendalls Fresh, containing 100 acres. Now this deed witnesses that the sd Francis Collier, party to these presents, for 30 £, sells to sd James Edmonston, all the sd tract of land containing 550 acres, and all that other tract of land containing 100 acres. Signed - Francis Collier. Wit - Thos Dawson, James Kendall, Thos Owen*, Jno Hawkins Jr*. Received of Mr. James Edmonston (by the hands of Mr. John Hawkins Jr), the alienation fine. Recorded May 20, 1741.
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 343-1: DOUGLAS ADVENTURE: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Jones, Lewis: Surveyed 26 Feb 1668 for John Douglass beginning at a White Oak on the common path that goes to Zachary Wade
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 319-127: WELCOME: 200 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Smallwood, James: Surveyed 23 Aug 1666 for Edmund Lindsey on the East side Port Tobacco Fresh at the Easternmost boundary of Job Chandler.: Conveyance notes - 200 Acres - Ledstone Smallwood from James Smallwood; 14 Nov 1721,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Piccawaxen or Wm&Mary: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 292-32: BURNHAMS BEGINNING: 85 acres; Possession of - 85 Acres - Dixon, Thomas : Surveyed 23 May 1672 for Wm Burnham near Pykawaxon next adjoining to the land of Col. John Douglass & Wm Timothy at a bound hickory: other notes - Robert Master from William Vincent, 30 November 1730 (correct spelling is Robert Mastin)
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Piccawaxen or Wm&Mary: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 290-20: BLITHWOOD: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Compton, John : Surveyed 10 May 1667 for John Douglass on the North side Potomack river near the land of John Jenkins: Other notes - John Compton in right of Mary Timothy,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Piccawaxen or Wm&Mary: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 292-30: DOUGLAS DELIGHT: 4 acres; Possession of - 4 Acres - Douglass, Widow Mary : Surveyed 16 July 1679 for John Douglass at a Spanish oak a bound tree of Richard Smith & John Taylors running thence S.E.: Other notes - Josias Cullance from James Gould 16 Aug 1710, James Halley from Josias Cullance 26 July 1714.,This land is said to be escheat,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Piccawaxen or Wm&Mary: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 292-31: PUTNEY: 80 acres; Possession of - 80 Acres - Compton, John : Surveyed 4 May 1680 for Wm Timothy at a bound Spanish oak near the plantation of John Gwinn the reputed bound tree of Col Douglass Land: Other notes - John Compton in right of Mary Timothy an orphan, George Dement from Thos Lewis & Mabal Timothy, 6 February 1712,William Coody from George Dement, 21 April 1712. 
Douglass, John {Addl Records} (I091533)
 
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Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 5 Mar 1663/4, Page 287
Thomas Allcoke, carpenter, binds himself to pay Mr. Edmond Custis London, merchant and Company, 652# of tobacco by 10 Nov; May 1664; /s/ Thomas Allcoke (mark); wit. Walter Cooper (mark), George Marsey
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Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 5 Mar 1663/4, Page 288
Walter Cooper, planter, binds himself to pay Mr. Edmond Custis of London, merchant and Company, 797# of tobacco by 10 Nov; 9 May 1664; /s/ Walter Cooper (mark); wit. Thom. Allcocke, George Marsey
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Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 8 November 1664, Page 387 - 390
William Allen and his wife Mary Allen and John Munne acknowledge the ensuing conveyance of land to John Boyden, William Boyden and Walter Cooper Indenture 8 Nov 1664 from William Allen and John Munne, planters, to John Boyden, William Boyden and Walter Cooper; for 2000# of tobacco and cask a parcel of land called "River's Spring" on the east side of the Avon River; adjoining land of James Lindsey; containing 650 acres /s/ William Allen, John Mun (mark); wit. Owen Jones, Humphy Jones (mark)
Patent to Christopher Rivers who has due to him 250 acres of land for transporting himself and his wife Isobell, Edward and Mary Rivers, his children, and Jno. Mumine; a tract of land called River's Spring lying on the east side of a fresh of Avon River formerly called Nangemy Creek adjoining land of James Lindsey laid out for 250 acres

22 Jun 1663; /s/ Charles Calvert, William Allen and John Mun assign their rights in this patent to John Boydon, William Boydon and Walter Cooper; 8 Aug 1664; /s/ William Allen, John Mun (mark); wit. Joseph Harrisson, Luke Greene
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Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 10 March 1664/5, Page 468 - 469
William Boyden and Walter Cooper brought the ensuring conveyance of land to be recorded: Indenture, 10 Jan 1664; from John Boyden to William Boyden and Walter Cooper a parcel of land called "River's Spring" on the east side of the fresh of Avon River; said parcel which John Boyden, William Boyden and Walter Cooper lastly bought of William Allen and John Mune
/s/ John Boyden; wit. George Bradshaw, Jeremy Dickeson
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Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 10 Aug 1665, Page 475 to 478
John Wheeler and his wife acknowledge the ensuring conveyance of land to William Boyden and Walter Cooper
Indenture 8 Aug 1665; for 7500# of tobacco a parcel of land called Wheeler's Choice on the east side of Piscatoway River about 1 mile from the land laid out for Luke Gardiner; bounded by John Ward; containing 400 acres /s/ John Wheeler (mark); wit. Samuell Cressey, John Powicke Above land found to run into lines of Luke Gardenor's land has lost about 25 acres; John Wheeler allowed 500# of tobacco; 9 Aug 1665; /s/ John Wheeler (mark), William Boyden (mark), Walter Cooper (mark); wit. Samuell Cressey, John Powicke
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Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 13 Mar 1665/6 Page 527
Water Cooper binds himself to surrender all patents, bills, bonds, or accounts belonging to him and William Boyden;
Boyden binds himself to acknowledge 100 acres of land being part called Wheeler's Choice; to give Walter Cooper all household goods belonging to both at "River Springs" to balance accounts between them; /s/ William Boyden; wit. Simon Stepehen, Owen Joanes
William Boyden enters his mark of hogs and cattle
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 58-1/2
2 Jun 1671; Indenture from Gerrard Breeden and Elizabeth his wife, to Ralph Coates, Gent.; for 909# plus 4,000# tobacco; a parcel called River's Spring granted Christopher Rivers; then owned by John Muns; after by John Boyden, Will Boyden and Walter Cooper; from them to James Hussey to John Hackister; then to Thomas King; from him to Gerrard Breeden; located on Nangemy Creek next to land of James Lindsey; /s/ Gerrard Breeden, Elizabeth Breeden; wit. John Wheeler, Alexander Gallant 
Cooper, Walter (I019659)
 
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Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 5 Mar 1663/4, Page 289
Abraham Rowse of Portobacco acknowledges himself indebted to Edward Richardson of London for 4800# of tobacco; part of which, 2600#, to pay to above Richardson before 10 Nov next, to pay 2200# the next ensuing 10 Nov; I bind myself and make over my rights of 2000 acres of land lying at the head of Yosoccomeco Creek in Potomac River in Virginia; 7 May 1664; /s/ Abraham Rowse; wit. George Monroe, Gerrard Fooke, Richard Hope

Contributed by: James Hughes

URL: http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/00000 1/000053/html/am53--476.html
URL title: Proceedings of the County Court of Charles County, 1658-1666Volume 53, Page 476
Note:
Mr Abraham Rows(Wroe?) braught this ensuing obligation to bee Recorded
Know all men by thees Presents whom it may Concerne that I
Edward Richardson of London haue taken a bond of Mr Abraham
Rows the eight of may 1664 for the payment of four thowsand eight
hundered pounds of tobacco to mee or my Assignes the witneses
whear to are Coronall GERRARD FOUKE Mr GEORGE MONROE and Mr
Richard hope which sayd bond I Promis either to deliuer unto the
sayd Rows or order or els to deliuer the sayd Rows a bill of his in
hands of Mr WILLIAM SPENCER of Accommack as marring the RELICIT
of Capt Whittington of Accommack decesed in witnes whearof I
haue hearunto subscribed this seauenth of may 1664 Know further that if I Cannot get Mr Rows his bill from Mt Liber B
William spencer of Accommake then I must deliuer the sayd Rows
the bond aboue mentioned at the deliueri of which bond the sayd
Rouse is to pay mee the sayd Richardson My heirs or Assignes four
hundered pounds of tobacco and Caske Idem E. R
Test Richard hope
GEORGE MONROW
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Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 5 Mar 1663/4, Page 292
Zachery Wade, planter, binds himself to pay Edmond Custis 1555# of tobacco by 10 Nov; 9 Mar 1663/4; /s/ Zachery Wade; wit. Benj. Rozer, Abraham Rowse
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Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 5 Mar 1663/4, Page 294
Francis Thorington of Nangemie, planter binds himself to Pay Edmond Custis 1508# of tobacco; 754# to be paid by 10 Dec; 24 Feb 1663; /s/ FrancisThorington (mark); wit. Francis Pope, Abraham Rowse
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Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 5 Mar 1663/4, Page 299
Mr. Abraham Rows requests the following be recorded:
Edward Richardson of London have taken a bond of Abraham Rowse, 8 May 1664 for the payment of 4800# of tobacco witnessed by Col. Gerrard Fowke, Mr. George Monroe and Mr. Richard Hope; to deliver a bill of his in hand of Mr. William Spencer of Accomack, mariner, the relict of Capt. Whittington of Accomack deceased as witness hereof, 7 May 1664; /s/ Edward Richardson Know that I cannot get Mr. Rowse's bill from Mr. William Spencer of Accomack then I must deliver the said Rowse the bond above; said Rowse to pay me the said Richardson 400# of tobacco and cask; /s/ E. R.; wit. Richard Hope, George Morrow
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Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 12 Jul 1664, Page 318 - 319 - 320
Mr. Abraham Rows presents the following from Phillip Calvert, Esq, and Chancellor of Maryland; Whereas there was a debt unto the Lord Proprietary which was unsatisfied in the lifetime of Francis Batchelor, I order you to demand and enter a caveat for it being the first debt to be paid according to the Act of Assembly for paying debts due the Lord Proprietary; 9 Jul 1664; /s/ Philip Calvert
Abraham Rows enters caveat for debt of 729# of tobacco due his Lordship from the said Batchelor for arrears of rent under penalty of satisfying the said debt with the damage out of his estate
Mr. Francis Pope produces the ensuing bill and craves order of court against Mr. Robert Hundly, admn. of Batchelor; bill binding Francis Batchelor to pay Francis Pope 1600# of tobacco and cask at a convenient place in Charles County; dated 16 Dec 1661; /s/ Fran Batchelor; wit. Andrew Watson (mark) Alexander Smith (mark)
Endorsement on back: received part of this bill of 1000# of tobacco; /s/ Francis Pope Received more in part of this ball of Capt. James Neale 6 Apr 1664 of 202# of tobacco; /s/ Francis Pope Robert Hundly, admn. confesses judgment for 398# of tobacco; court orders payment
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Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 12 Jul 1664, Page 321- 324
Edward Ming, Plt.; Robert Hundly, Def., admn. of Francis Bachelor;
Articles of Agreement between Francis Batchelor and Edward Ming. Ming binds himself in any service or employment from time to time until the last day of Oct 1663 for consideration of 1450# of tobacco and cask to be paid the last day of Oct 1663; 3 Feb 1662; /s/ Fran. Batchelor, Edward Ming (mark); wit. Thomas Atkinson, William Wennam (mark)
Bill binding Frances Batchelor to pay Edmond Lindsey 550# of tobacco and cask on demand; dated 25 Nov 1663; /s/ Fran. Batchelor; wit. Thomas Wackfeeld (mark), Richard Fowke
Edward Ming records letter of attorney appointing Abraham Rows to plead his case with Robert Hundly, admn. of Francis Batchelor, for wages due; 18 Jun 1664; /s/ Edward Ming; wit. Zachery Wade, Henry Francom, Zachery Wade swore that he saw the letter of atty. signed Defendant confesses judgment for 550# of tobacco; so ordered
Mrs. Agatha Langworth, Plt.; Robert Hundley, Def. as admn. of Francis Batchelor; debt of 1000# of tobacco and case by bill; defendant refuses payment; Abraham Rows unable to produce letter of attorney for Langworth; defendant craves non-suit; granted
Mrs. Agatha Langworth, Plt.; Robert Hundley, Def. as admn. of Francis Batchelor; debt of 200# of tobacco and cask by bill
Abraham Rows unable to produce letter of atty.; defendant asks for non-suit; granted
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Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 12 Jul 1664, Page 326, 327
Richard Fowkes, Plt.; John Meekes by his atty. William Price, Def.; debt value of 2000# of tobacco by declaration in folio 154; plaintiff now non-suits his own action
John Meekes by his atty. William Price, Plt.; Richard Fouke by his atty. Esq. William Calvert, Def.; debt of 221# of tobacco; declaration in folio 154; letter of attorney from John Meekes, surgeon of London, appointing William Price as his attorney; 19 Mar 1663/4; /s/ John Meekes; wit. Francis Pope, Abraham Rowse
Bill binding Anne Haggat, wife of Humphery Haggat, dec'd, to pay John Meekes, surgeon, 221# of tobacco by 10 Oct next; 24 Jul 1663; /s/ Anne Haggat (mark); wit. Thomas Wentworth, Rachell Wil (mark)
5 Aug 1663; 1 ivory comb more at 12# of tobacco witness to the delivery of Thomas Wentworth; defendanes atty. alleges that this was no debt of the defendant by of his wife's in the time of his widowhood and that the action entered against him alone and craves non-suit; granted and plaintiff to pay court costs
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Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 13 October 1664, Page 369
Mr. Abraham Rows, atty. of Capt. Samuell Tilman demands warrant against Mr. Richard Fowke having married the relict of Mr. Humphery Haggat; action of debt of 700
Mr. Abraham Rows demands warrant against Richard Fowkes having married relict of Humphery Haggat; action of debt 700# of tobacco as atty. of Capt. Samuell Tillman; 18 Oct 1664
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Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 8 November 1664, Page 390, 391
Martin Mackenny acknowledges conveyance to William Love:
Indenture; 31 Oct 1664; from Martin Mackenny, planter, to William Love, planter, for 7000# of tobacco in cask; 4800# down by bill; 2200# in 1665; a parcel of land on the west side of Portobacco Creek of 100 acres now occupied by Martin Mackeny and lately Francis Wine, cooper; /s/ Martin Mackenny; wit. Abraham Rowse, James Mackey (mark)
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OLD RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY WILLS
Hawkins, Thomas, Sittingboume Parish. 8 Feb., 1675;
20 Jan., 1677.
Sons Thomas and John;
my former wife's ring;
daughter Elizabeth Hawkins;
daughter Hannah Hawkins;
wife Frances and my Brother Samuel Bloomfield to be executors;
witnesses John Graves, Abraham Raw, William Salle
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Cavaliers and Pioneers Patent Book 6 page 34
John Mathews, 1050 acres, Stafford County, formerly Westmoreland County, 25 apr 1668 pg 125
550 acres beg on the Westernmost side of the SW branch of Pasbetansey Cr opposite land of David Anderson, formerly Abraham Rouse; 500 acres adj same; 550 acres grantred to John Dainlely merchant 4 sept 1661, who sold to Thomas Prichertt and Francis West, 5 Mar 1661, who sold to sd Mathews 25Mar 1662; 500 acres granted to Christopher Lunn, 18 Mar 1662 who sold to Wm Horton, 24 Feb 1663 who assigned to sd Mathews 17 dec 1667.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers Patent Book 6 page 35
David Anderson, 800 acres Stafford Co. 27 Apr 1668, p 130
Bounded with the Westernmost branch of Pasbetancy Creek, beg on line of Wm & John Heabeard; and 400 beg as SE corner of said land; 400 acres granted unto Abraham Rouse who assigned to Mr Gerrald Fowke who assigned to William Tilt, who assigned to sd fowke who assigned to said Anderson; & 400 acresfor trans 8 persons., the rights due to this patt is trnsfrered from a pat of John Ashton's dated 16 Nov 1664
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http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/00000 1/000017/html/am17--50.html

Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1681-85/6.

Liber K.

Memdu ordered to be Entred in the Councill booke these following Depositions

August 25th 1681 :

Abraham Rhoad aged thirty Six yeares or thereabouts sworne upon the holy Evangelists Saith upon 15th instant Roger Towle told this Deponent that John Rye the miller at my Lords Mill told some man on St Georges side that Thomas Courtney had forbid him the said Miller to goe to the church on St Georges hundred, that that man reported at Church there that the said Courtney had forewarned the said Miller
not to goe to the said Church, and bid him goe well armed if he did goe lest he might come short home
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CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 5; Pg 468
WM. TILT, 400 acs. W'moreland Co., 6 Dec. 1662, p. 233, (148). Bounding Wly. with W.most branch of Pasbetancy Cr., beg. nigh the back line of William & John Heaberd. Granted to Thomas Frissell 19 Aug. 1659, by him sold to Abra. Rowse, & by him sold to Gerrard Fowke, who assigned to sd. Tilt.
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CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 5; Pg 461
XTOPHER HARRIS & WM. BEAD, 1040 acs. on S. side of Potomack Riv., 16 June 1664, p. 208, (108). Bounded Nly. with a branch of Chappawansack parting this & land of Lt. Col. Nathaniel Pope, running Sly. on back line of Peter Knight, Tho. Fowkes & Wm. Mumford. Granted to Abram Rouse 19 Aug. 1659, one-half of which assigned to sd. Harris 4 Oct. 1659 & the other part assigned to Capt. Giles Brent 20 Feb. 1659, who assigned to sd. Bead, 19 Aug. 1662.
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CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 6; Pg 34
JOHN MATHEWES, 1050 acs. Stafford Co., formerly part of W'moreland, 25 Apr. 1668, p. 125. 550 acs. beg. on the W.most side of the S. W. br. of Pasbetansey Cr., opposite land of David Anderson, formerly. Abraha. Rouse; 500 acs. adj. same. 550 acs. granted to John Dainely, Merchant, 4 Sept. 1661, who sold to Tho. Pritchett & Francis West, 5 Mar. 1661, who sold to David Anderson, 3 Feb. 1662, who sold to sd. Mathewes 25 Mar. 1668; 500 acs. granted to Xpofer. Lunn, 18 Mar. 1662, who sold to Wm. Horton 24 Feb. 1663, who assigned to sd. Mathewes 17 Dec. 1667. 
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Charles County Land Record Book G#3, 1756-1761; Page 513. Aug 25, 1760 from Ignatius Simpson Jr of CC, planter, to Robert Horner of CC, merchant, for 19,000 lbs of crop tobacco, a tract of land called Sympsons Chance, lying in CC, bounded by the west side of Piles Swamp, a tract of land called St. Thomas, the end of the east line of Calvert Hope, an original boundary of St. Georges, the main run of Piles Swamp, containing and laid out for about 186 acres. Signed - Ignatius Sympson Jr. Wit - Jno Winters, George Dent. Recorded Feb 11, 1761.
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Charles County Land Record Book L#3, 1761-1765; Page 295. Articles of Partnership, made and concluded this Mar 10, 1763 between Just Burch of CC, planter, of the one part, and Robert Horner of CC, merchant, of the other part, witnesses that it is agreed by the above parties to enter into partnership in building, completing, carrying on, and maintaining a water mill sufficient to accommodate and carry two pair of stones, together with a dam suitable for that purpose, across the. Fresh Run of War , known by the name of White Oak Run and on back side thereof, build a mill on a tract of land called Penray, situated in CC, and now seized by and in p[ossession] of sd Burch. The expenses will be divided equally. Burch is to make over one moiety of 9 acres of land out of sd [Pen]ray adjoining the sd [blank]. The and mill are intended to be built unto the sd Horner, and also Horner may cut down and carry away any quantity of timber on Penray which shall be thought necessary to finish his moiety of sd mill and dam and other buildings of sd 9 acres of land. Therefore Burch, for 5 £ sterling, sells to Horner, one moiety of the 9 acres, being part of a tract of land called Penray, and a sufficient quantity of trees from Penray to finish his moiety of the afd mill and buildings. signed - Justn Burch, Robt Horner. Wit - Walter Hanson*, Jo; H: Harrison*, John Amery. Recorded Jun 4, 1763.
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Charles County Land Record Book L#3, 1761-1765; Page 352. Lease. Apr 25, 1757 from the Honourable Colo Edward Lloyd, Agent and Receiver General for the Lord Proprietary of Maryland and with the approbation of his Excellency, Horatio Sharpe, Esq, Go[vernor] of Maryland, to Robert Horner of CC, merchant, for the yearly rent of 1 £ 6 pence and 2 capons, the 21 year lease of a parcel of land in his Lordship's Manor of Chaptico or within the Reserve thereof, next adjoining to Croppers Reserve & Hadlow, which is called Horners Meadow, containing 103 acres as per certificate dated Apr 25, 1757 (all mines of silver, copper, lead, tin, & iron on the premises excepted). Horner may not assign over the premises without the licence of the Lord Proprietary, which licence will cost 2 £ 1 shilling sterling. Horner will plant 100 apple trees at the least. Any houses that Horner builds are to be kept in good order. Horner may not waste or sell timber. If the rent is behind more than 30 days, or if Horner sells or wastes timber, this lease will cease. Signed - Hor° Sharpe, Edwd Lloyd, Robt Horner. Wit - Young Parran. Recorded Aug 11, 1763.
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Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 410. Mortgage, May 27, 1768 from Robert Horner of CC, merchant, to Zachariah Bond and Henry Greenfield Sothoron of St. Mary's County, merchants, for 513 £, the following tracts of land, viz, a tract of land called Hadlow, lying in CC, bounded by a red oak called the Wolf Pitt tree, containing about 234 acres; also, 2 other tracts of land in 1 deed which sd Horner purchased of William McHon (Machon), 1 called Parr and the other called Croppers Reserve, being in CC, the land called Parr being bounded by land called Hadlow, the main swamp side that runs into Piles' Fresh, John Heard's (Herd's) land called Hitchen, containing about 50 acres. The other tract of land called Croppers Reserve is bounded by the east side of Piles Fresh, the land called Hadlow, Hitchen, the land called Parr, the swamp of Piles', containing about 45 acres. Also, the land that sd Robert Horner bought of Robert Wood called Hadlow and Hitchen, on the east side of Piles Swamp, containing about 147 acres. Also, a tract of land bought of Peter Wood called Wood Low Grounds, lying in CC, bounded by land called Kitchen, containing about 15 acres. Also, a tract of land called simsons Chance, and bounded by the west side of Piles swamp, land called Saint Thomases, the east line of Calverts Hope, Saint Georges, the main run of Piles Swamp, containing about 186 acres. Also a tract of land called Keethes Rest which sd Robert Horner bought of Baker Brooks and Mary, his wife, in 1755, by deed, and laid out for about 100 acres. Also a tract of land called Hitchen, lying in CC, bounded by a tract of land called Lumley (Lumbly), containing about 50 acres, If, however, sd Robert Horner shall, on Jun 1, 1771, pay sd Zachariah Bond and Henry Greenfield Sothoron, the 513 £ and the yearly interest for same at the rate of 6-1/2, to be paid as rent for the aid lands every Jun 1 for the term of 3 years, then these presents shall cease. Signed - Robt Horner. Wit - Allen Davies*, Thos Bond. Ann, wife of sd Robert Horner, relinquished her right of dower, Recorded May 29, 1768_
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Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 552. Mortgage. I, Robert Horner of CC, Gentleman, for 350 £ which Thomas Contee of cc has made himself liable to pay for me by his giving his bond jointly and severally with me to Richard Brown for the above sum with legal interest and dated (blank] and for 5 shillings to me paid by sd Contee, I grant him the following Negroes, namely, Adam, Philis, Quibus, Sucky, Peter, Nell, Ben, Charity, Hollahi, Nancy, Jack, Chloe, Sambo, and Henny, and also 1 bay gelding. If however, 1 pay sd Richard Brown 350 £ with interest by Mar 20, 1771, and pay Contee 5 shillings, then this bill of sale shall cease. Signed - Robt Horner_ Wit - Benjamin Douglass Yst, Alexander C Hodgkin. Recorded Mar 22, 1769
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Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 607, Aug 3, 1769 from Robert Horner of CC, gent, to Richard Brown of St Mary's County, Clerk, Thomas John Claggett of Calvert County, Clerk, and Cuthbert Bullitt of Prince William County, Virginia. In May [blank day], 1758, at CC, for and in consideration of a marriage then shortly to be had between sd Robert Horner and Ann Clagett, daughter of Gustavus Brown, Gent, of CC, now decd, sd Horner, in consideration of the fortune he expected to receive with the sd Ann and for a provision for sd Ann and her issue which he should have by sd marriage, entered into the following contract and agreement with sd Gustavus Brown for the use of sd Ann, to wit, whereas a marriage is intended between sd Horner, merchant, and sd Ann Clagett, daughter of Doctor Gustavus Brown and widow of Samuel Clagett, late of CC, Clerk, & whereas before sd Ann married Mr. Clagett, an agreement was entered into between Mr. Clagett and Gustavus Brown, whereby a provision was made for the security of sd Ann and her issue, if any. That agreement was recorded in CC. Sd Gustavus and Robert, in order to secure sd Ann and her son, Samuel Clagett, agree that whatever money, goods, chattels, or lands may come to ad Robert in right of the child of sd Ann and Samuel Clagett, shall be delivered up and paid back by sd Horner to sd minor when he arrives to the age of 20 years. If Robert dies before sd child reaches sd age, then sd money, goods, chattels, and lands shall be paid for the use of sd child out of the estate of sd Horner.
Whatever money or property comes to Horner as Ann's part of her late husband's personal estate, if Ann dies before i Robert, Ann may dispose of the same by making a will; if she doesn't make a will, it vests in Horner; if Robert dies before Ann, full value in money for her use, during her life. The marriage took place on May 11, 1758. Sd Robert has since received from the representatives of sd Ann's late husband, Samuel Clagett, in right of Ann and her son, Samuel, exclusive of 300 £ settled upon her by her sd contract with sd Samuel Clagett, 865 £, which he has applied to his own use. Sd Gustavus Brown, by his will, devised to Ann, for her use and support, a legacy of 100 £, which sd Robert has also received or is about to receive, to his own use. Ann has relinquished her right of dower in deeds entered into by Robert involving 3 tracts of land, and 16 acres which belonged to Robert, lying in CC. Ann hereby releases to Robert any claim she might have to Robert's own particular estate, saving her own particular fortune. Several of the Negroes herein after mentioned are under mortgage, as well as the other personal estate, for the security of several sums of money due to several persons. Now this deed witnesses that sd Robert Horner, for and in consideration of the marriage contract and all the afd premises and for 100 £ to Robert in hand paid by Richard Brown, Thomas John Claggett, and Cuthbert Bullet, has sold to sd Richard, Thomas, and Cuthbert, the following slaves, goods, and chattels, to wit, Quibus, yellow Jack, Leverpool, Adam, Peter, Moses, Rexum, Eolakie, Juda, Ben Sr, Ben Jr, old Jack, Samba, Hensey, Suckey, Phillis, Kate, Nell, yellow Charity, Nanny, Cloo, Mock, Pegg, Nancy, Moll, Black Charity, saran, Tom, and Jenny children of Nell, Harey, Jenny and Liza children of yellow Charity, Dick and Letty children of Black Charity Ledd Bett and Mock children of Phillis, Samara and Nell children of Mock Celia daughter to Pegg, Harry son of Nancy Isaac child of Henny, 1 quart with tankard, 1 large chaiste teapot, cream jug, silver and pint can of silver, 9 silver table spoons, 1 sil'v'er dividing spoon, 1 silver butter boat .. 12 plain China plates, 3 large hard mettle dishes, 12 water plates, 1 lot of hard metal dishes, 60 cattle, 1 bay stallion, 1 grey gelding, 1 bay gelding, 3 mares and colt, 1 sloop and 1 mahogany table and a riding chair. Sd Richard, Thomas, and Cuthbert shall sell and dispose of so many of the mortgaged slaves, goods, and chattels out of each mortgage, and not the one for the other unless at the request of Ann, as shall be sufficient to discharge the several encumbrances and mortgages upon the same, and then sell and dispose of the residue of sd slaves, goods, and chattels .. be sufficient to raise the afd sum of 865 £ out of which 565 £ shall be laid out in the purchase of lands, slaves, and other goods and chattels, to be vested in sd Richard, Thomas, and Cuthbert, in trust for the use and maintenance of Ann, during her natural life, free from the claim of Robert, and after the death of Ann, to such persons as Ann, in her will, shall direct, and for lack of such will, then to the use of Robert and such children as he may have by Ann, during the natural life of Robert, and after his death, to the use of sd children, to be equally divided between them. If the slaves and effects shall more than discharge the mortgages and raise the 865 £, then Richard, Thomas, and Cuthbert shall only sell sufficient to -raise 865 £, and reconvey the overplus to sd Horner. Signed Robt Horner. Wit - Zephaniah Nooe, Bennet Nooe, J
Hawkins*. Recorded Aug 26, 1769.
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Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 694. Nov 15, 1769 from Robert Horner of CC, merchant, to Thomas John Cligget (Cleggit) of Calvert County, Clerk., A partnership made on Mar 10, 1763 between sd Robert Horner of CC and Justenian Burch of CC, to build a water mill on the White Oak Swamp in CC on a tract of land called Penury, belonging to sd Burch, which water mill has been finished by sd Horner and Burch, as per CC deed passed from sd Burch to sd Horner, in Liber NO3 pages 295-296. This deed witnesses that Horner, for 130 £ sells to Cleggit (Clegit), his moiety of sd mill, and its land and premises. Signed - Robt Horner. Wit - Allen Davis*, J Hawkins*. Recorded Apr 28, 1770.
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Charles County Land Record Book S#3, 1770-1775; Page 141. Deed of Trust. Apr 8, 1771 from Robert Horner of CC, to Revd Richard Brown and Thomas Bond of St Mary's County, Gentlemen, for and in consideration of the payment of all his debts and for better securing the same and for divers other good causes, sd Horner hereby grants to sd Brown and Bond, Quibus, a Negro fellow, Suckey, Jack, Phillis, and Jack, her child, Aadam, Ben, Yellow Charity, Nancy, Henny, Hollahi, Sambo, Peter, Nell, Liverpool, Tom son of Nell, slack Charity, mock, Black Jenny, Yellow Jack, Yellow Jenny, moll, Sarah, Wrexham, Dick, Letty, Black Charity's children, Isaac, Henny's son Liddy, and Mock, Phillis children, Nell and Sam, Mock's children, Celia, child of Pegg's, and old Tom, 1 Silver Quart tankard, 1 large quart chased silver teapot, 1 silver cream jug .. [Articles of furniture continue for more than 1 page, and include 1 Mahogany clock, 1 bookcase, 1 dumb waiter, 5 chocolate cups, 4 beer glasses. Farm animals include 1 chair horse, 20 black cattle, 69 ewes and lambs. Other items include 62 lbs of white lead, 41 lbs of blue paint, 1 silver watch, tobacco now remaining in the house]. Also, 2 Negro children and Suckey. Sd Brown and Bond, Trustees [to Horner), will sell, to the best advantage, all the above mentioned estate of sd Horner, for the use of his creditors. The first to be paid will be creditors who claim by mortgage, some part of the afd estate. If the several mortgagee's effects, when sold by the Trustees, should prove deficient, so that his whole debt cannot he raised by a sale of the mortgaged effects, then such mortgage will be paid by the Trustees. Signed - Robt Horner. Wit - Saml Love*, Walter Winter, John Winter*. Recorded Apr S, 1771.
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Charles County Land Record Book S#3, 1770-1775; Page 145. Apr 8, 1771 from Robt Horner of CC, to the Revd Richard Brown and Thomas Bond of St Marys County, Gentlemen, for and in consideration of the payment of all his debts and for better securing the same and for divers other good causes, sd Horner hereby grants to sd grown and & Bond, all that messuage or tract of land called Keeths Rest, containing 100 acres in CC, and recorded in CC [sic). Also one other tract of land called Hadlow, containing 93 acres in CC, and bought of Robert Wood, as will appear by the records of CC. Sd Brown and Bond, Trustees [of Horner], as soon as it is convenient for them, will sell, to the best advantage, the above mentioned tracts of land, for the use of Horner's creditors, and will pay the creditors in proportion to their claims. Signed - Robt Horner. Wit - Saml Love*, John Winter*, Francis Dade, Walter Winter. Recorded Apr 8, 1771.
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Charles County Land Record Book S#3, 1770-1775; Page 220_ Instrument of Writing. Dec 12, 1771 from Robert Horner of CC, late merchant, at present a languishing in the jail of CC, to George Lee, Esq, CC sheriff, in pursuance of an act passed at the last session of Assembly for Maryland, entitled an Act for the Relief of certain languishing prisoners in the several jails therein named, and to the intent that sd Horner may comply with the terms of the afd Act, and for 5 shillings, Horner has sold to Lee a tract of 'land. called Keiths Rest, formerly laid out in St Mary's County, but now in CC, containing about 100 acres, which land was conveyed by Baker Brook and Mary, his wife, by deed dated Feb 16, 1751. Also, part of a tract of land called Hadlow, lying in CC, which land was, on about Mar 28, 1741, by deed of gift, conveyed by Robert Mackhon to Jane Wood, his daughter, and contains about 92 acres. Also, all of Horner's right to the following lands: a tract of land called Hadlow in CC, which Horner, on about Jun 7, 1755, bought from Robert Machhon of CC, planter, and the other part of which sd Horner, on about May 17, 1755, bought from Robert Wood of CC and Mary, his wife, by CC deed, which Hadlow contains [blank] acres exclusive of the 92 acres before in this deed conveyed to sd Lee, which 92 acres is now claimed by George Read and Jane, his wife, of Frederick County. Also, a tract of land in CC called Croppers Reserve which Horner, on about Jun 7, 1755, bought of William Mackhon of CC, containing about 45 acres, as by CC deed. Also, a tract of land in CC called Parr, which Horner, on about the day and year last afd, bought of sd William Mackhon, containing about So acres. Also, a tract of land in CC called Hitchen, part of which Horner, on about May 17, 1755, bought of Robert Wood and Mary, his wife, of CC, and the other part whereof Horner, on about Nov 6, 1761, bought of John Jordan of CC. Also, a tract or part of a tract of land called Woods Low Grounds which Horner, on about Jun 23, 1760, bought of Peter Wood of CC, containing about 15 acres, lying in CC. Also, a tract of land called Sympsons Chance, lying in CC, containing about 166 acres, on about Sep 29, 1759 taken up and patented by Ignatius Sympson of CC and afterwards sold by him to Horner_ Also, a tract of land in CC called Horners Meadow, containing 103 acres, on about Apr 25, 1757, leased to Horner by Colo Edward Lloyd, then agent for the Lord Proprietary, for the term of 21 years, Also, Horner's interest and share of a water mill in CC, and built by Horner and Jestinian Burch of CC, in partnership, and half the land adjacent to the mill, being one moiety of 9 acres, part of a tract of land called Pemay, lying in CC, as by CC deeds dated Mar 10, 1763. These are all the lands, tenements, and hereditaments that Horner possessed on the east and west side of Gilberts Swamp or Piles Run in CC, except the 92 acres before by these presents sold to sd Lee, and which lands Horner agreed to convey to John Barnes and Thomas How Ridgate of Cc, as tenants in common, as by bond for that purpose, dated Jan 17, last past, on sd Barnes and Ridgate paying off the mortgages and liens on the lands, and performing the other covenants specified in the bond. Horner hereby also makes over to Lee a parcel of land in the Manor of Chaptico in CC in Westwood Marsh, adjoining Westwood Manor, containing 8 acres and called the Hog Marsh, which land was leased by the agents of the Lord Proprietary of Maryland to Horner, during the natural lives of Robert Horner, John Briscoe, son of John Briscoe, and Alexander Ranson, son of John Hanson Jr; the lease is dated Dec 5, 1753. To have and to hold to sd Lee, in trust to sell all of the above. By a minute of agreement and sale, subscribed by Catesby Woodford of Fauquier County, Virginia, and dated Oct 23, 1770, sd Woodford acknowledges that he has that day sold to Horner, 800 acres, part of Keth's run land, belonging to Colo Carter's estate, for the consideration of 400 £, which sd lands are bounded by Hedgers corner on the road that runs from thence to George Hailes (Hails line) line, a corner marked R-I, Mr. Warren's corner on the Road, as will appear by Mr. Chilton's plat. Horner, in consequence of the agreement, afterwards paid sd Woodford 100 £, in partial payment of the purchasc money afd, so that Horner, upon payment of the residue, would have a title to sd tract of land. Horner hereby assigns to ad Lee all Horner's right to the 800 acres and to the 100 £, and authorizes Lee to recover the same from Woodford. Sd Robert Horner is possessed in the right of Anne Horner, his wife, of and in a parcel of land, being part of a tract of land called Brooke hall, lying in Prince Georges County, and which Anne, before her marriage to Robert, held and occupied as her estate in dower in the lands of Samuel Clagett of CC, Clark, her former husband, now decd.; sd Horner heretofore leased and demised that land to Thomas John Clagett for 3 years from Max (blank day], 1771, in consideration of 26 £, to be paid by ed Thomas John Clagett to sd Robert; sd sum is as yet unpaid. Sd Robert assigns to sd Lee, the afd land, now occupied by sd Thomas John Clagett, during the joint lives of sd Robert and Anne Horner. Also Horner conveys to Lee all the slaves, servants, plate(s], household stuff, furniture, planting and farming utensils, goods, chattels, and effects contained in a schedule hereunto annexed, and also all the debts and duties due and owing to sd Robert, contained in sd schedule, together with all of sd Robert Horner's estate, goods, and chattels, real and personal. If Thomas Bond and Richard Brown, both of St mary,s County, should, in consequence of any licence heretofore given to them by sd Robert, dispose of any of the estate, slaves, goods, or chattels before mentioned, then sd Robert Horner, assigns to sd Lee, all such money and tobacco due for what was sold, Sd Robert Horner appoints sd George Lee to be his true and lawful attorney, to recover from all persons all money and tobacco, goods, slaves, and effects due to Horner. Signed - Robt Horner. Wit - Sam Hanson*, Jon Dent.
Scheduler Negro Quibus, Suckey, Jack, Philis, a child John, Adam, yellow Charrety, Nancy, Henry, Hollahi, Sambo, Peter, Nell, (1 bay horse), Wreaham, Liverpoole and his son Tom, Black Charrety, Mock, Black Jenny, Yellow Jack, Yellow Jenny, Moll, Sarah, 1 silver watch, Negro boy Dick, Letty, Charrety's children, Isaac, Henny's son, Lidd & Mock, Phillis' children, Celia, Pegg's child, Aaron & Suckey, old Tom, 1 silver tankard, tea pot, cream jug ._ [continues for 1-1/2 pages]. Signed - Robt Horner. Wit - Sam Hanson*, Jon Dent.
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Charles County Land Record Book S#3, 1770-1775; Page 227. Agreement with Barnes & Ridgate for my dwelling plantation and Quarter Land at 35 shillings per acre, bonds passed to each other, 2000 £, discharging the mortgage to Sothoron & Bond and Crosby in Liverpoole, and paying 100 £ to Mr. Thomas Clagett, the half of the mill goes in with the land, being mortgaged to Mr. Clagett, agreement Lord Baltimore's Commissioners for my Manor Land and what [is] vacant on my land the east side of Piles Run, to pay 11 shillings per acre, this land goes in the bargain with Bs [Barnes] & Ridgate, Keiths Rest, tract of land is included in the mortgage to Bond & Sothoron, 93 acres of land, part of Hadlow not sold, a writ of ejectment being brought against by.Reed and wife, 8 acres of Manor Land adjacent to Mr. John Winters not sold.
A list of debts due to Robert Horner in CC: James Alexander Jr, James Alexander, John Barron, Edwd Boarman executor of John Gardner said Negroes out of Court to Mr. Walter Hanson, Benjamin Branson Jr, Richard Barron Jr, Susannah Burch of Leonard, Richard Barron on note, Thomas Barron Newport, Mary Ann Boarman of Bennet, Wm Bruce St Mary's County, John Briscoe Chaptico notes at Leonard Town, Elizabeth Barber Cool Springs, Mary Bennet, Saml Briscoe Sr now in Court, Wm Boarman warranted cost suit, William Bath, John Baptist Cooksey, Justa Barron B", Joseph Chunn Carpr, Justinian Cooksey Jr, Edwd Caudill Jr, ditto exr of Robt, Stephen Chandler, Wm Diggs Potomack, Townshend Dade Virginia Send Mr Elsamy Lawyer, Mary Dyson Frederick County, Nath' Davis ditto, Allan Davis Coll., Benjamin Davis Newport, Philip Davis Newport, Peter Devin, John Elliot Virginia Send Cuthu Bullit Lawyer, Executors of John Hungerford, Executors of Alexr McFarling, Patrick Farrell Asst in the Office CC, James Ferrell son of James, Clement Farr, Richard Gill St Mary's County, William Gill Sr, Wm Gill Sr & John Gill, James Gill, ditto cost of suit, Samuel Chunn, ditto cost of suit, Jonathan Davis, John Higdon Frederick County judyment & cost of suit & Mr. Stone recd the debt last Aug, Richard Higdon, Francis Hickey, Thomas Howard Eastern Shore, Rebecca Howard Exrs, John Stone Hawkins decd, Wm Hamersley, William Harrison Chukt No effects, Jonathan Hill, Henry Jameson CC in Chancery, James Jordan St Mary's County, Henry Jameson Prince Georges County bond & in the hands of Mr. Rogers, Robert Jackson judgment Edwd Boarman cost of suit, Danl of St Thos Jenifer, Saml Johnson Cool Springs, John Knox of Bristoll, Basil Knott, Hezekiab Murphey, Joseph Moreland, James Miles, William Mead blacksmith, James Malone Sr, Elizh Zacha Nally, Thomas Noe cost suit, Zapha Noe, Richd Lee Sr due 15 years, Benjamin Philpott, Elizabeth Pain, John Pin Virginia, ditto on Accorbut, Martha Portius widow, Eliz Possie of Bent, Ananias Pain suit in Prince Georges County, Daniel Peach, Leonard Reeves St Mary's County, William Rogesidge, Samuel Swan cost suit in St Mary's County, Thomas Spalding Indgt cost suit Wm Cooksey Jr, James Swann at the Mill, Robert Simon St Mary's County, Barton Smoot, Wm Shaw an asst for Hamill's Exrs, Richd Sothoron Sr, George Short bond in the office CC, Thomas Suit Cool Springs, John Russell, James Neale, Thomas Nally Bennet Nally, Robin Tenison note among the papers Jestn Barron CC, James Smith Blacksmith, Nathaniel Suit, John Wood son of Benja bond for cost of suit St Mary's County, James Waters Jr, John Wood son Jas Fr. County, Joseph Water Carpr cost suit, Samuel Williams, John Wathen, James Williams Virginia, Humphry Warren Virginia suit now depending Mr Bullet Lawyer, George White, Robert Yates Virginia Exrs, Robt Yates of CC Representative cost of suit and bond to indemnify, debts due on Nanticoke River now in the hands of Edwd Smoot son of Edd of CC, Ignatius Tennison, Thomas Brookbank Virginia, Benja Banison, James Bolton at Samples Work, Lemaster Cooksey Virginia, Peter Dent Sr, James Ferrill son Pupe, George Harty [of] Bellhaven, Jonathan Hill, Elizabeth Hill, John Jackson, John McDonald, John Morriss no effects, Samuel Macheny, Joseph Proctor, James Vessells, Robert Wood, John Turvey, Truman Duel, Josias Murphey, John Harrison joiner Arbanna [Urbanna] Virginia, Easter True Virginia, John Chattam, Thomas Emberson, Samuel Clements, Charles Philpott Dance Master, Leonard Higgs, John Bapt Montgomery dead, Tuel Truman iron works, John Wallis Capt Schooner Hopson, Mary Suchtell, Thomas Higdon, John Howard, James Dunn, John Jordan, John Urquhart, Thomas Bateman, Thomas Smith saddler, William McPherson brewer, Wm Blackenberry Exrs, Ignatius Spalding, Elisha Harbin, John Higdon, Joseph Allen and ditto Yates' estate, Ignatius Tennison, the heirs of Colo Chs Carter in Virginia, The Revd Thos Clagett, Edwd Smoot, Nathl Suit, Philip Briscoe, Danl Osborn rent Christmas next, William Gray ditto, Mary Trice rent ditto, Zapha Noe, Thomas Reeder, John Winter, Cuthbert Bullett, William Mollison, William Compton, John Mason, John Lewellin, Doctor Gusts Rich Brown, James & Robt Buchanan, William Hamersley, James Campbell (Allens Fresh), Bayne Smallwood, Thomas Noe, Daniel McPherson to negotiate with Excy King, Matthew Blair Mercht at Chapt. Signed - Robt. Horner. Wit - Sam Hanson*, Jon Dent. Robert Horner solemnly swears that all of the above is all of his estate in the world, the necessary wearing apparel of myself, wife, and children, and working tools excepted.
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 362-1: PENRICK: 40 acres; Possession of - 40 Acres - Burch, Oliver: Surveyed 31 March 1705 for Oliver Burch lying adjoining to the lands he now lives on beginning at a bound chestnut: Conveyance notes - 46 Acres - Justinian Burch Jr. from Justinian Burch Sr.; 14 June 1743
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 368-49: PARRE: 50 acres; Possession of - 50 Acres - Heighfield, Richard: : Surveyed 15 Feb 1669 for Gilbert Cooper at a bound White Oak upon a plain near the land of William Barton called HADLOW: Other Tracts Mentioned: HADLOW; ; ; Conveyance notes - 50 Acres - Luke Russell from Hudson Walker; 25 Nov 1725, 50 Acres - Robert Mahoney from James Philips; 3 June 1728,,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 370-59: HITCHIN: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Briscoe, Philip: Surveyed 4 March 1667 for John Heard on the South side the main swamp that falls into Piles Fresh.: ; Conveyance notes - 100 Acres - Jacob Wood from Edward Briscoe; 14 April 1741, ,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 368-46: KEETH REST: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Bowling, John: : Surveyed 17 Aug 1675 for Edward Evans and assigned William Keeth on the Southernmost bound tree of MILLERS CHOICE: Other Tracts Mentioned: MILLERS CHOICE; 
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Charles County Land Record Book L#3, 1761-1765; Page 29. Lease. Jun 12, 1761 from Daniel Grinnan of Stafford County, Virginia, to William Williams of CC, the lease of all that farm or plantation whereon ad Williams now lives, being part of a tract of land called Galleys Discovery, and also all that farm or plantation which Daniel Chambers formerly rented to Edward Runels, being part of a tract of land called St. Barbarys Manner, situated in CC. To have and to hold from Jun 12, during the natural lives of sd William Williams' 3 sons, that is to say, William Williams and Jeremiah Williams and Walter Williams, paying each year 1400 lbs of crop tobacco in CC and 5 shillings sterling. Signed - Daniel Grinnan, William Williams. Wit - William Eilbeck*, Jo: H. Harrison*. Recorded Aug 12, 1761.
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Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 339. Lease and assignment. Jun 12, 1761 from Daniel Grinnan of Stafford County, Virginia, to William Williams of CC, for the yearly rent of 1400 lbs of crop tobacco clear of wood, and for 5 shillings, the lease of all that farm or plantation whereon sd Williams now lives, being part of a tract of land called Galleys discovery, and also all that farm or plantation which Daniel Chambers formerly rented to Edward Runels, being part of a tract of land called St Barbarys Manor, situated in CC. This lease starts today and is for and during the natural lives of sd Wm Williams, 3 sons, that is to say, Wm Williams and Jeremiah Williams and Walter Williams. Signed - Daniel Grinnan, William Williams. wit - William Eilbeck, Jo: H: Harrison*.
Aug 12, 1761, recd in the Clerk's office to be recorded and is recorded in CC Liber L#3 pages 29 and 30.
CC. I, William Williams, party to the within lease, for 40 £ have transferred to William Stone Sr of CC, all my right to the within lease. Signed Jan 30, 1768 - William Williams Sr. Wit - Jo: H: Harrison*, William Williams Jr.
CC, Nanjemoy, Jan 30, 1768. Then recd of William Stone 20 and his bond, payable to my son, William Williams Jr for 20 £ for the afd lease. Signed - William Williams sr. Wit - Jo: H: Harrison*, William Williams Jr. Recorded Feb 18, 1768.
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 347-31: GALLEYS DISCOVERY: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Harrison, Richard: Surveyed 7 July 1674 for Thomas Galley at a bound White Oak a bound tree of the land called WHEELERS PLAINE binding upon said land: Other Tracts Mentioned: WHEELERS PLAINE; ; ; Conveyance notes - 100 Acres - John Dagg from John Carroll; 25 August 1724, 100 Acres - Daniel Chambers from John Dagg; 30 Oct 1738,,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 345-15: ST. BARBARA'S MANOR: 1000 acres; Possession of - 1000 Acres - Dent, Thomas Capt: 1000 Acres - Wright, Thomas: Surveyed (no date) for John Lewger but when the record saith not. Patent 10 April 1665 on the North side Potomac : Other Tracts Mentioned: MERRYHALL; Conveyance notes - 200 Acres - James Rea from Thomas Dent; 18 May 1718, 200 Acres - Joseph Chambers from James Rea; 11 May 1722,48 Acres - Thomas Anderson from Joseph Tanner; 13 July 1738, 48 Acres - Joseph Tanner from Thomas Wright; 13 July 1738, 50 Acres - Thomas Hudson from Thomas Wright; 13 July 1738 by the name of MERRYHALL, , 
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Charles County Land Record Book L#3, 1761-1765; Page 29. Lease. Jun 12, 1761 from Daniel Grinnan of Stafford County, Virginia, to William Williams of CC, the lease of all that farm or plantation whereon ad Williams now lives, being part of a tract of land called Galleys Discovery, and also all that farm or plantation which Daniel Chambers formerly rented to Edward Runels, being part of a tract of land called St. Barbarys Manner, situated in CC. To have and to hold from Jun 12, during the natural lives of sd William Williams' 3 sons, that is to say, William Williams and Jeremiah Williams and Walter Williams, paying each year 1400 lbs of crop tobacco in CC and 5 shillings sterling. Signed - Daniel Grinnan, William Williams. Wit - William Eilbeck*, Jo: H. Harrison*. Recorded Aug 12, 1761.
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Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 339. Lease and assignment. Jun 12, 1761 from Daniel Grinnan of Stafford County, Virginia, to William Williams of CC, for the yearly rent of 1400 lbs of crop tobacco clear of wood, and for 5 shillings, the lease of all that farm or plantation whereon sd Williams now lives, being part of a tract of land called Galleys discovery, and also all that farm or plantation which Daniel Chambers formerly rented to Edward Runels, being part of a tract of land called St Barbarys Manor, situated in CC. This lease starts today and is for and during the natural lives of sd Wm Williams, 3 sons, that is to say, Wm Williams and Jeremiah Williams and Walter Williams. Signed - Daniel Grinnan, William Williams. wit - William Eilbeck, Jo: H: Harrison*.
Aug 12, 1761, recd in the Clerk's office to be recorded and is recorded in CC Liber L#3 pages 29 and 30.
CC. I, William Williams, party to the within lease, for 40 £ have transferred to William Stone Sr of CC, all my right to the within lease. Signed Jan 30, 1768 - William Williams Sr. Wit - Jo: H: Harrison*, William Williams Jr.
CC, Nanjemoy, Jan 30, 1768. Then recd of William Stone 20 and his bond, payable to my son, William Williams Jr for 20 £ for the afd lease. Signed - William Williams sr. Wit - Jo: H: Harrison*, William Williams Jr. Recorded Feb 18, 1768.
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 347-31: GALLEYS DISCOVERY: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Harrison, Richard: Surveyed 7 July 1674 for Thomas Galley at a bound White Oak a bound tree of the land called WHEELERS PLAINE binding upon said land: Other Tracts Mentioned: WHEELERS PLAINE; ; ; Conveyance notes - 100 Acres - John Dagg from John Carroll; 25 August 1724, 100 Acres - Daniel Chambers from John Dagg; 30 Oct 1738,,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 345-15: ST. BARBARA'S MANOR: 1000 acres; Possession of - 1000 Acres - Dent, Thomas Capt: 1000 Acres - Wright, Thomas: Surveyed (no date) for John Lewger but when the record saith not. Patent 10 April 1665 on the North side Potomac : Other Tracts Mentioned: MERRYHALL; Conveyance notes - 200 Acres - James Rea from Thomas Dent; 18 May 1718, 200 Acres - Joseph Chambers from James Rea; 11 May 1722,48 Acres - Thomas Anderson from Joseph Tanner; 13 July 1738, 48 Acres - Joseph Tanner from Thomas Wright; 13 July 1738, 50 Acres - Thomas Hudson from Thomas Wright; 13 July 1738 by the name of MERRYHALL, , 
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Charles County Land Record Book L#3, 1761-1765; Page 29. Lease. Jun 12, 1761 from Daniel Grinnan of Stafford County, Virginia, to William Williams of CC, the lease of all that farm or plantation whereon ad Williams now lives, being part of a tract of land called Galleys Discovery, and also all that farm or plantation which Daniel Chambers formerly rented to Edward Runels, being part of a tract of land called St. Barbarys Manner, situated in CC. To have and to hold from Jun 12, during the natural lives of sd William Williams' 3 sons, that is to say, William Williams and Jeremiah Williams and Walter Williams, paying each year 1400 lbs of crop tobacco in CC and 5 shillings sterling. Signed - Daniel Grinnan, William Williams. Wit - William Eilbeck*, Jo: H. Harrison*. Recorded Aug 12, 1761.
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Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 339. Lease and assignment. Jun 12, 1761 from Daniel Grinnan of Stafford County, Virginia, to William Williams of CC, for the yearly rent of 1400 lbs of crop tobacco clear of wood, and for 5 shillings, the lease of all that farm or plantation whereon sd Williams now lives, being part of a tract of land called Galleys discovery, and also all that farm or plantation which Daniel Chambers formerly rented to Edward Runels, being part of a tract of land called St Barbarys Manor, situated in CC. This lease starts today and is for and during the natural lives of sd Wm Williams, 3 sons, that is to say, Wm Williams and Jeremiah Williams and Walter Williams. Signed - Daniel Grinnan, William Williams. wit - William Eilbeck, Jo: H: Harrison*.
Aug 12, 1761, recd in the Clerk's office to be recorded and is recorded in CC Liber L#3 pages 29 and 30.
CC. I, William Williams, party to the within lease, for 40 £ have transferred to William Stone Sr of CC, all my right to the within lease. Signed Jan 30, 1768 - William Williams Sr. Wit - Jo: H: Harrison*, William Williams Jr.
CC, Nanjemoy, Jan 30, 1768. Then recd of William Stone 20 and his bond, payable to my son, William Williams Jr for 20 £ for the afd lease. Signed - William Williams sr. Wit - Jo: H: Harrison*, William Williams Jr. Recorded Feb 18, 1768.
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Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 532. Lease. Jun 12, 1761 from Daniel Grinnun (Grinner) of Stafford County, Virginia, to William Williams of CC, the lease of all that farm or plantation whereon the sd Williams now lives, being part of a tract of land called Gaileys discovery, and also all that farm or plantation which Daniel Chambers formerly rented to Edward Runnels, being part of a tract of land called St Barbarys Manor. This lease starts on Jun 12 [year not stated] and is for and during the natural lives of sd William Williams' 3 sons, that is to say, William Williams and Jeremiah Williams and Walter Williams, paying yearly the rent of 1400 lbs of crop tobacco in CC and 5 shillings. Signed - Daniel Grinnan, William Williams. Wit - William Eilbeck, Jo: Harrison*.
CC. I, William Williams, for 40 £, assign to William Stone sr of cc, all my right to the within lease. Signed Jan 30, 1766 - William Williams SY. Wit - 50; H Harrison*, William Williams Jr.
CC. I, William Stone, above named, for 50 £ assign to Daniel of St. Thos Jenifer, all my right to the within lease. Signed Feb 13, 1769 - Will Stone. Wit - Walter Hanson*, Daniel Jenifer*.
Grinnan to Williams lease recorded in CC Liber L#3 pages 29 & 30; Williams to Stone recorded in CC Liber 0 #3 pages 339-341. Wit - Philip Richd Fendall, elk_ Recorded Mar 1, 1769.

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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 347-31: GALLEYS DISCOVERY: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Harrison, Richard: Surveyed 7 July 1674 for Thomas Galley at a bound White Oak a bound tree of the land called WHEELERS PLAINE binding upon said land: Other Tracts Mentioned: WHEELERS PLAINE; ; ; Conveyance notes - 100 Acres - John Dagg from John Carroll; 25 August 1724, 100 Acres - Daniel Chambers from John Dagg; 30 Oct 1738,,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 345-15: ST. BARBARA'S MANOR: 1000 acres; Possession of - 1000 Acres - Dent, Thomas Capt: 1000 Acres - Wright, Thomas: Surveyed (no date) for John Lewger but when the record saith not. Patent 10 April 1665 on the North side Potomac : Other Tracts Mentioned: MERRYHALL; Conveyance notes - 200 Acres - James Rea from Thomas Dent; 18 May 1718, 200 Acres - Joseph Chambers from James Rea; 11 May 1722,48 Acres - Thomas Anderson from Joseph Tanner; 13 July 1738, 48 Acres - Joseph Tanner from Thomas Wright; 13 July 1738, 50 Acres - Thomas Hudson from Thomas Wright; 13 July 1738 by the name of MERRYHALL, , 
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Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 163. Mortgage. Mar 11, 1767 from Allen Davies of CC, Gentleman, to George Maxwell of CC, merchant. Sd Davies, by deed this day, conveyed to sd Maxwell 3 parcels of land, being parts of a tract of land called Nuthalls branch. (See preceding document]. Now this deed witnesses that sd Allen Davies, for the better securing the payment of the sd 452 £ 8 shillings & 10 pence and for 5 shillings, transfers to Davies the whole term yet unexpired of a lease from the Agents of Lord Baltimore of a tract of land called Gladdins discovery, next adjoining to the land of John Wilson in his Lordships Manor, as by the lease dated Dec 11, 1751 may fully appear. Also, the whole term yet to come of a tract of land called the Fock, next adjoining to a tract of land called Shrewsberry and a tract called black Oak thicket in his Lordships Manor, as by the lease dated Jun 16, 1752 may fully appear, If, however, sd Davies pays sd Maxwell the sum of 452 £ 9 shillings and 10 pence with legal interest from today, then this deed shall be void; otherwise, the land will be sold and the afd sum paid. Signed - Allen Davies.
Wit - John Winter*, Edwd Smoot*. Recorded Mar 11, 1767.
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Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 221. Release. Allen Davies of CC, Gentleman, did, by 2 CC deeds of mortgage dated Mar 11, 1767, for a valuable consideration, make over to me, George Maxwell of cc, 5 different tracts or parts of tracts of land in CC, viz, Nuthalls Branch, containing 130 acres, Nuthalls Branch [sicl containing 20 acres, Nuthalls Branch [sic] containing 164 acres, Gladdens Discovery containing 57 acres, and the Fork containing 21 acres. Now I, sd George Maxwell, do release to sd Allen Davies, all my claim to the afd lands, Signed - George Maxwell. Wit - Richard Harrison*, Sam: Hanson*. Recorded Jun 29, 1767.
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Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 226. Jun 12, 1767 from Allen Davies of CC. Gentleman, to George Maxwell of CC, Merchant, for 327 £ 12 shillings, land called Nuthalls Branch, lying in CC, bounded by a Great Branch that runs into the manner [Manor] branch. Also, all that tract or part of a tract called Nutwells branch, lying in CC on the west side of Patuxent River, in the woods adjoining a tract of land called Truemans place, bounded by Cabbins Branch, containing about 70 acres. Also all that other tract of land called Nuthalls Branch, lying in CC, bounded by Cabbin Branch alias manor Branch, containing about 164 acres (excepting one quarter of an acre out of sd land whereon there is a graveyard). Signed - Allen Davies. Wit - Dan Jenifer*, Jo: H: Harrison*. Recorded Jul 10, 1767.
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Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 642. Bill of Sale. I, Allen Davis (Davies) of CC, for 116 £ 10 shillings, have sold to Charles Somerset Smith of CC, in open market, 1 old Negro man named Dick, 1 old Negro man named Charles, and 1 young Negro man named Mahamet. Signed Nov 15, 1769 - Allen Davis. Wit - Robt Horner*. Recorded Nov 22, 1769.
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Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 653_ Bill of Sale. I, Allen Davies of CC, for 100 £ have sold to George Tubman of CC, in open market, 1 Negro woman slave named Rachael, 1 Negro woman named Bet, and 1 Negro girl named Sue. Signed Dec 13, 1769 - Allen Davies. Wit - Jno Winter*, Oliver Burch. Recorded Dec 14, 1769.
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Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 674. Bill of Sale. I, Allen Davis of CC, for 220 £, have sold to Deborah Davis of CC, in open market, 1 Mulatto boy named Joseph and 1 Mulatto child named Minte, 4 cows and yearlings and 2 old oxen, 3 old feather beds and furniture, 6 old leather chairs, 2 old desks, 1 old chest of drawers, 2 old looking glasses, 36 pewter plates, 10 pewter dishes, 12 stone plates, 6 stone dishes, 16 barrels of corn, 200 lbs of bacon, and 60 lbs of dried beef, 4 iron pots, 2 old tables, 2 table cloths, 2 old horses, 1 small roan mare, and 3 sows and pigs. Signed Feb 20, 1770 - Allen Davis. Wit - Robt Horner*, Oliver Burch. Recorded Feb 26, 1770.
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 429-363: HAZARD: 35 acres; Possession of - 35 Acres - Davis, Allen: Adjacent to a tract BLACK OAK THICKETT, surveyed 7 Nov 1736 for Allen Davis.: Other Tracts Mentioned: BLACK OAK THICKETT; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, ,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 377-9: BLACK OAK THICKETT: 250 acres; Possession of - 250 Acres - Johns, Abraham: Surveyed 5 July 1703 for Josiah Wilson beginning at a bound Red Oak sapling standing in a fork of Fordshams Creek: Other Tracts Mentioned: ; ; ; Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 200 Acres - John Wilson from Hannah Johns; 28 Sept 1734,250 Acres - William Kidd from Josiah Wilson; 6 Sep 1706, 250 Acres - Abraham Johns from William Kidd; 6 Sep 1706, 200 Acres - William Kidd from Josiah Wilson; 26 Mar 1716, 250 Acres - Jonathon Wilson from John Wilson; 5 Dec 1742,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 362-5: HALLS LOTT: 338 acres; Possession of - 338 Acres - Mudd, Thomas: Surveyed 10 March 1699 for Thomas Mudd, patent for Benjamin Hall joining upon or near a track called HALLS PLACE: Other Tracts Mentioned: HALLS PLACE; ; Conveyance notes - 338 Acres - Thomas Jameson from Benjamin Hall; 13 March 1710, Henry Joshua Jameson from Thomas Jameson; 16 May 1729,,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 374-8: TWO FRIENDS: 525 acres; Possession of - 262-1/2 Acres - Southern, John: 262-1/2 Acres - Magruder, Alexander: Surveyed 8 Feb 1668 for Justinian Dennis & Robert Gates on the North side of a run that runs into the main fresh coming from Piles run: Other notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 401-151: ALLENS GROVE: 350 acres; Possession of - 350 Acres - Davis, Allen : Surveyed 15 Dec 1724 for Allen Davis on the West side of Patuxent river beginning at a bounded White Oak.: {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 25 Acres - Ignatius Davis from Allen Davis & Martha; 29 April 1727, Allen Davis from Jonathon Davis; 24 June 1739,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 403-170: ALLENS ADDITION: 200 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - See notes: : Surveyed for Allen Davies 14 June 1725 lying on the West side of Patuxent River in the woods adjoining to a tract of land called ALLENS GROVE formerly surveyed for the said Allen Davies beginning at a bounded White Oak {mm Note; from this record forward, the handwriting style changes from fluid to condensed.}: Other Tracts Mentioned: ALLENS GROVE; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 100 Acres - Charles Craycroft from Allen Davis; 11 May 1725, Jonathan Davis from Allen Davis & Martha; 29 Apr 1727, 100 Acres - William Wilkinson from Charles Craycroft; 5 Aug 1734, ,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 373-4: TRUMANS PLACE: 1000 acres; Possession of - 500 Acres - Craycroft, Ignatius: 500 Acres - Wilkinson, William: Surveyed 16 Dec 1665 for Nathaniel Truman on the Westside Patuxent River in the branches of Fordsham Creek: Conveyance notes - 500 Acres - Joshua Savage from Catherine Markwich; 31 Aug 1743, 500 Acres - William Williamson from Joshua Savage; 20 Feb 1742,500 Acres - Charles Carroll Esq from Charles Craycroft; 2 Jun 1748,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 406-193: SHREWSBURY: 150 acres; Possession of - 150 Acres - Davis, Allen: Surveyed for Allen Davies 11 Oct 1725 adjoining to the said Davis land called ALLENS GROVE, beginning at a bounded White Oak: {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 429-362: MEADOWS: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Davis, Allen: adjacent to a tract of land called SHREWSBURY, surveyed 18 Nov 1736 for Allen Davis: Other Tracts Mentioned: SHREWSBURY; ; ; Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Prince Georges County: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 410-229: NUTTHALL BRANCH: 200 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Craycroft, Charles: Surveyed for Charles Craycroft, 14 June 1725, beginning at a bounded white oak.: {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 70 Acres - Allen Davis from Charles Craycroft; 11 May 1735,164 Acres - Allen Davis from Charles Craycroft; 16 Sept 1748, 164 Acres - Charles Craycroft from Allen Davis; 16 Sept 1748,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 333-220: HIS LORDSHIPS FAVOUR: 1000 acres; Possession of - 500 Acres - Beale, John: 500 Acres - Hawkins, Henry: Surveyed 2 July 1699 for Hugh Thomas beginning a bound Red Oak the corner tree of Mr. Notley Rozers land. Poss 500a John Beale, 500a Henry Hawkins who married the daughter of William Middleton.: Conveyance notes - Richard Beale from John Beale; 30 Oct 1724, 300 Acres - William Middleton from Richard Beale; 25 Dec 1724, 200 Acres - John Eburnathy from Richard Beale; 14 Aug 1727, 140 Acres - John Eburnathy from Richard Beale; 30 Sept 1728, 200 Acres - William Middleton from James Keech; 9 July 1730, 267 Acres - Henry Holland Hawkins from William Middleton; 15 Nov 1732, 349 Acres - Thomas & James Eburnathy to William & James Middleton; 12 March 1734 (mm note; the record reads "from" and "to" is written above it. There is additional writing in a different hand annotating Charles County Liber 2, 97, 247. Difficult to read), 450 Acres - Allen Davis from William Middleton; 24 June 1738, 43 Acres - John Pigeon From William Middleton; 9 Aug 1738, 450 Acres - Joseph Lemaster from William Middleton; 9 Aug 1738

 
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Charles County Land Records 1782-1786; Liber Z#3; Page 255. Apr 7, 1786 from Nicholas Sirlott of CC, to Samuel Gault of CC, for 250 £, all that part or parcel of land in CC, being a part of a tract of land called Boarmans Manor, and bounded by the south side of the main Road in Zackakiah Swamp, which is called the New Bridges of Zackakiah, containing about 20 acres. Signed - Nicholas Sirlott. Wit - Jno Dent, Saml Hanson Jr (CC JPs). Monikey, wife to the sd Nicholas Serlott, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded May 11, 1786. 
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Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 307. Apr 12, 1794 from Henry Hardey of Prince Georges County, to Ann Boone of CC, for the natural love he has for sd Ann, his daughter, and for 5 shillings, a parcel of land, being part of 2 tracts of land in CC, the one called Dukes Delight, the other called Moneys Delight, which parcel is bounded by the south side of Mattawoman Main Branch by the edge of the low ground, land called Aberdeen, containing about 318 acres. Sd Hardey reserves the full use and occupation of sd lands and premises to himself, during his
life. Signed - Henry Hardey. Wit - Francis Clemt Dyer, Nichs Young (Prince Georges County JPs). This deed was acknowledged in Prince Georges County by Henry Hardey; Catharine Hardey, wife of the sd Henry Hardey, relinquished her right of dower. Certified by John Read Magruder Jr, Clk Prince Georges County Court. Recorded Oct 6, 1794.
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Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 489. Nov 2, 1795 from Richard Edelin of CC, to Alexander McPherson of CC, for 387 £, 2 tracts of land, to wit, a parcel of land that was sold on May 20, 1686 by William Boarman to William Hardey, lying in CC, being part of a tract of land called Boarmans Manour, bounded by sd William Hardey's deed, Zachia Swamp, the main road from the new bridges of Zachia to Bryan Town, a road agreeable to Henry Hardey's deed to sd Richard Edelin, containing about 75 acres, and comprising all the right of sd Richard Edelin to the land conveyed to him by Henry Hardey and included in sd deed. Also, a parcel of land in CC which was sold by Samuel Hanson to sd Richard Edelin, being part of the afd land called Boarmans Manour, bounded by afd part of Boarmans Manour originally deeded to sd Hardey by sd William Boarman, containing about 97 acres. Signed - Richard Edelin. Wit Wm D. Briscoe*, Walter Dyson*. Recorded Nov
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Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 559. Nov 28, 1795 from Joseph Simpson of CC, to Henry Hardy of Prince Georges County, for 15 £, part of a tract of land lying in the reserve of Zachia manner and in CC, being part of a tract of land, that was sold and purchased of the State of Maryland, called Simpsons delight, bounded by the tract of land called Molly's Delight, containing about 12 acres. Signed - Joseph (x his mark) Simpson. Wit - Joseph N Baynes, Francis C Dyer (Prince Georges County JPs). This deed was acknowledged in Prince Georges County; Elizabeth Simpson, wife of the above named Joseph Simpson, relinquished her right of dower. Certified by Jno R Magruder Jr, Clk Prince Georges County Court. Recorded Apr 12, 1796.
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Charles County Land Records 1796-1799; Liber IB-2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 522. Deed: at the request of Henry Hardy, the following deed was recorded April 9th 1799.
Indenture made April 9, 1799; Henry Hardy of Prince George's County, Maryland in consideration of the love and affection he doth bear unto Anna Stacy Davidson has sold all that part of land lying in the reserve of Zachia Manor in CC being part of a tract of land which was sold and purchased of the state called "Simpson's Delight" and bounded by "Molly's Delight" and containing 12 acres. Signed Henry Hardy in the presence of James Freeman, Joseph Marbury
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Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1804-1806; Liber IB-6 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 519.
At the request of James Montgomery the following Deed was recorded December 10, 1805
Indenture made December 10, 1805; between Hardy surviving executor of Henry Hardy of Prince George's County, Maryland and James Montgomery of CC. Witnessed that whereas the said Isidore Hardy executor of the aforesaid Henry Hardy by virtue of a clause in his will was authorized to make sale of any and part of the real and personal estate necessary to satisfy the just debts of him going at the time of his death. Now this indenture witnessed that Isidore Hardy in consideration of 57 pounds current money paid by James Montgomery has sold a tract of land called "Hardy's Holley Pond" beginning at "Smallwood's Good Bargain" and binding on "Lot Number 48" and "Latimer's Forest" that the said Henry Hardy died seized of. Signed Isidore Hardy in the presence of and acknowledged before Gerrard Briscoe, Thomas Rogerson
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 316-107: SMITHS CHANCE: 144 acres; Possession of - 144 Acres - Windsor, Jarvis: Surveyed 5 May 1686 for John Smith on the South side Mattawoman:
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 316-101: DUKES DELIGHT: 227 acres; Possession of - 227 Acres - Dewly, Thomas: Surveyed 12 March 1689 for Henry Dreyden lying on the South side of Mattawoman branch at a bound poplar.: Other notes - Included in Resurvey of DUKES DELIGHT escheat, 15 Feb 1724, folio 406,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 406-196: DUKES DELIGHT: 260 acres; Possession of - 260 Acres - Escheat: : Re-Surveyed for Richard Stafford & Rachel his wife, 15 Feb 1724, beginning at a bounded Poplar, Escheat: Other Tracts Mentioned: ; ; ; Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 56 Acres - Thomas Gant from Richard Stafford & Rachel Stafford; 15 Nov 1721,165 Acres - John Hawkins Jr from Richard Stafford & Rachel Stafford; 9 June 1741,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 317-108: ABERDEEN: 428 acres; Possession of - 428 Acres - Bayne, Walter : Surveyed 15 Jan 1688 for Gilbert Clark on the South side Mattawoman : Conveyance notes - 428 Acres - Henry Acton from Walter Bayne; 16 Feb 1708, 428 Acres - John Bayne from Gilbert Clark; 29 Oct 1696,100 Acres - William Marloe from Henry Acton; 8 Nov 1715, ,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 435-410: ACTONS ADDITION: 60 acres; Possession of - 60 Acres - Acton, Henry: Surveyed for Henry Acton, 21 May 1741: Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 308-46: FRIENDSHIP: 50 acres; Possession of - 50 Acres - Hoskins, Philip Col: Surveyed 6 June 1671 for Robert Casselton and Garrett Sinnett at a bound oak in the line of the land called COFFERS CHANCE: Other Tracts Mentioned: COFFERS CHANCE; HARWOOD; MUCH HADDUM; Conveyance notes - Resurveyed into HARWOOD, 8 Aug 1726; folio 417, ,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 313-81: FRIENDSHIP: 2000 acres; Possession of - 954 Acres - Dent, Thomas : 1046 Acres - Hoskins, Bennett: Surveyed 13 June 1672 for Bennett Hoskins at a branch beech by a fresh run called Mattawoman main fresh running down the run. Poss. by Thomas Dent & 1046 acres Bennett Hoskins in England: Other Tracts Mentioned: COFFERS CHANCE; HARWOOD; MUCH HADDUM; Conveyance notes - 100 Acres - John Coffer; 16 March 1724, 333 Acres - Mary Smallwood from William Hoskins; 12 Aug 1725,,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 400-149: GANTTS ENLARGEMENT: 234 acres; Possession of - 234 Acres - Gant, Thomas : Surveyed 16 March 1723 for Thomas Gant adjoining to GANTS ADDITION beginning at a bounded Red Oak.: Other Tracts Mentioned: GANTS ADDITION; ; ; Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, ,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 424-320: BOARMANS MANOR: 3970 acres; Possession of - 3970 Acres - Boarman, William: Originally so called, Re-surveyed, 14 April 1725, for William Boarman and Patented to his son William Boarman: Other Tracts Mentioned: HORSESHOE; Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 180 Acres - Richard Edelen from Thomas James Boarman; 12 April 1743,56 Acres - Thomas James Boarman from William Boarman; 12 April 1743, 324 Acres - ESCHEAT into the HORSESHOE, folio 453, 29 Acres - Philip Edelen from William Boarman; 30 June 1744, William Bowling from Thomas James Boarman; 10 Jan 1744, Thomas James Boarman from Basil Waring; 10 Jan 1744. Justinian Burch from [unreadable] 29 July 1744 See Folio 463 for continuation
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 407-201: FRIENDS HAZARD: 393 acres; Possession of - 393 Acres - Hardy, George: Surveyed for George Hardy, 9 Nov 1726, near Manunziuck, beginning at a bounded White oak. : Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 
Hardy, Henry 'Jr' {Land Records} (I057305)
 
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Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 222.
At the request of George Hatton, the following deed was recorded this Jun 16, 1730.
Apr 6, 1730 from Thomas Sympson Jr of CC, planter, to John Williams, Thomas Williams, James Williams, Daniel Short, and his wife, Catherine, Justinian Williams, William Williams, Gilbertus Simpson and his wife Elizabeth, heirs of James Williams, late of CC, decd, for 5 shillings sterling money of Great Britain, a certain tract of land, being part of a tract of land called St Thomas', lying in CC on the west side Piles Fresh, containing and now laid out for about 150 acres. Signed - Thos: Simpson This deed was acknowledged by Thomas Simpson and Sarah, his wife. Wit - Jno Howard*, Benja Fendall*.
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Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 223.
At the request of George Hatton, the following deed was recorded this Jun 17, 1730.
Apr 6, 1730 from John Williams (late of CC but now) of St Mary's County, planter, Daniel Short of CC, planter, and Katherine, his wife, and James Williams of CC, planter, to George Hatton of CC, merchant, for 4000 lbs of tobacco, a certain tract of land, being part of a tract of land called St Thomas', lying in CC, which parcel of land hereby sold contains about 70 acres. Signed - Jno (M his mark) Williams, Daniel (0 his mark) Short, Katherine () her mark) Short, James (1 his mark) Williams. Wit - Jno Howard*, Benja Fendall*. This deed was acknowledged by John Williams, Daniel Short and Katherine, his wife, and James Williams and Elizabeth, his wife. Sd Catherine Short and Easter Williams [sic], the wife of James Williams freely acknowledged their right to sd land.
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Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber E; 1740 - 1741; pp 416-418
THIS INDENTURE made this fourteenth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred forty & one Between WILLIAM CLIFTON of the County of Prince William gent of one part & GILBERT SIMPSON of the aforesaid County Planter of other part Witnesseth that the said WILLIAM CLIFTON for the Rents and Covenants expressed on the part of GILBERT SIMPSON his heirs to be performed hath granted to farm Let unto the said GILBERT SIMPSON a certain parcel of land by estimation one hundred and fifty acres in the aforesaid County being the land where the said SIMPSON now lives on & bounded begining at three chesnut white Oaks on the lower side of a COVE runing thence Southwest by West to two red Oaks corner trees between the said GILBERT SIMPSON & WILLIAM WILLIAMS then North to a corner red Oak in the line that divides the land of MR. CLIFTON & SMITH thence North East to a box Oak thence Northeast to the river side then down with the several courses thereof to the first begining with the rights to the same now belonging To Have and To Hold the said land & other the premises to him the said GILBERT SIMPSON his heirs during the Natural life of him the said GILBERT SIMPSON, ELIZABETH his Wife & GILBERT his Son during which time it shall be lawful! for the said GILBERT SIMPSON to possess the said land paying therefore unto the said WILLIAM CLIFTON his heirs or assignes the annual rent of Seven hundred and thirty pounds of Tobacco quallified according to Law to be paid yearly by the twenty fifth day of December & the said GILBERT SIMPSON cloth agree with the said WILLIAM CLIFTON not to dispose of any Timber of the aforesaid premises nor have a Subtenant on the same during this Lease neither sell his Lease to any with- out the Leave of the said WILLIAM CLIFTON Provided Always if it shall so happen the said Rent be not paid in Twenty days space next after the same shall be payble that then it shall be lawful! for said WILLIAM CLIFTON into the messuage to enter & having entered & the goods & chattels then & there found to take & distrain by himself or Servant for and appointed by him the said WILLIAM CLIFTON to bear away & the same to keep untill the Rent & arrearages of rent be fully paid further said WILLIAM CLIFTON for himself his heirs agree it may be lawfull for him the said GILBERT SIMPSON his heirs to make use of any timber they can find on the Land unleased belonging to the said WILLIAM CLIFTON for the support of the Plantation provided it is not to be found on his own part Sufficient to support the same Land hereafter only excepted all the land lying between the said WILLIAM CLIFTONs & a North Course runing to four Spanish Oaks corner trees of JOHN SHERRIDANs Land to a red Oak & two Spanish Oak saplins Corner trees by the side of a Branch that WILLIAM WILLIAMS is bounded finally the said GILBERT SIMPSON doth oblidge himself in three years Space after the present date to plant out one hundred Apple trees on the said Plantation & the same to keep under good fence & if any Dies to plant one in its Stead. In Witness whereof the parties have set their hands & Seals
in presence of ROBERT WHITELY, WILLIAM CLIFTON
JNO WESTBROOKE, WILLIAM WILLIAMS
At a Court held for Prince William County the 24th day of August 1741
WILLIAM CLIFTON acknowledged this Lease from himself to GILBERT SIMPSON to be his act & deed & it was thereupon admitted to Record
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Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 319.
At the request of James Nivison, the following power of attorney was recorded on Mar 22, 1748[/9].
We, Gilbert and Elizabeth Simpsons, in Fairfax County, Virginia, have appointed Capt Samuel Chunn of CC, Gentleman, our lawful attorney, to convey to James Nivison, merchant in CC, all our right to a certain tract of land, being part of a tract of land called St Thomas, lying in CC on the west side of Piles' Fresh, containing about 158 acres, in consideration of 1500 lbs tobacco to us in hand paid. Signed Aug 11, 1748 - Gilbert Simpson, Elizabeth Simpson. Wit - Abraham Nivison, Thos (T his mark) Wallace.
Prince Georges County. Aug 22, 1748. Abraham Nivison made oath that he saw Gilbert and Elizabeth Simpson sign the within power of attorney, and that they saw the other witness make his mark. Sworn before JPs - George Scott, George Gordon.
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Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 319.
At the request of James Nivison, the following deed was recorded on Mar 22, 1748[/9].
Aug 13, 1748 from Samuel Chunn of CC, Gentleman, by virtue of a power of attorney from Gilbert and Elizabeth Simpson in Fairfax County, Virginia, to James Nivison, merchant in CC, a certain tract of land, being part of a tract of land called St Thomas, lying in CC on the west side of Piles' Fresh, containing about 158 acres, and in consideration of 1500 lbs tobacco to them in hand paid. Signed - Sam: Chunn. Wit - Jno Winter, Arthur Lee.
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 365-27: ST. THOMAS: 400 acres; Possession of - 400 Acres - Simpson, Thomas: Surveyed 25 May 1665 for Thomas Simpson in the woods on the West side Piles Fresh: Other Tracts Mentioned: ST. THOMAS SIMPSON; ; ; Conveyance notes - 50 Acres - John Walker from Benjamin Hall; 27 January 1716 68 Acres - John Walker from Benjamin Hall; 27 January 1716, 10 Acres - John Walker from Thomas Simpson Sr. & Jr. 7 Aug 1727 6 Acres - John Walker from Thomas Simpson Jr. 7 Aug 1727,112 Acres - William Simpson from Thomas Simpson Sr. & Jr. 7 Aug 1727, 168 Acres - Richard Edelen from Thomas Simpson Sr. & Jr. 7 Aug 1727 218 Acres - Richard Edelen from Thomas Simpson Sr. & Jr. 7 Aug 1727, 150 Acres - John William, Thomas William, James William, Daniel Short, Giles Simpson from Thomas Simpson Sr. & Jr. 7 Aug 1727, 79 Acres - George Hatton from John & James William & Daniel Short; 6 April 1732 60 Acres - Ignatius Simpson from Thomas Simpson Jr & Sr. 31 Dec 1732 63 Acres - Gilbert Simpson from Thomas Simpson Jr & Sr. 31 Dec 1732, Resurveyed into ST. THOMAS SIMPSON; 19 Oct 1721, folio 400. 
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Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 272.
At the request of Daniel Bourne of Stafford County, Virginia, the following deed was recorded this Dec 6, 1731.
Nov 26, 1731 from Edward Marloe of South Farnham Parish in Essex County, Virginia, to Daniel Bourne of Stafford County, Virginia, for and in consideration of 1 grey gelding and 800 lbs of tobacco to be paid when demanded, and 800 lbs more to paid on Nov 10 next ensuing, and for divers other good causes, all that tract called Tower Hill, being part of a manor called Zekiah, lying in CC on the north side of the River formerly called Piscataway but now Potomack, being between Goose Bay and Coals Cr, bounded by David Thomas' land in Chingoamuxon [Chicamuxen Cr], the woods, containing about 250 acres. Sd tract was first surveyed and granted to Wm Marloe in the year 1670, and became the right and inheritance of Edwd Marloe, grandson & heir at law to the sd Wm Marloe, first patentee. Signed - Edward (T his mark) Marlow. Wit - Geo: Dent*, Francis (fo his mark) Balthorp.
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Charles County Court Records, November Court 1735 Court, Liber T#2, Page 98
Daniel Bowen, by his petition to this Court, sets forth that he is possessed of a tract of land called Tower hill, lying in Durham Parish in this County, and the bounds thereof being much decayed, he prays a Commission to perpetuate the same. Thereupon it is ordered that Commission issue, returnable here &c, to Thos: Stone, Richard Speake, Edward Maddock, and Bayne Smallwood to examine witnesses touching the premises.
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Charles County Court Records, November 1741 Court, Liber T#2, Page 292
The Justices here do describe the following main Roads, and do appoint the several persons hereafter named overseers of sd Roads for the ensuing year according to the several precincts and divisions following, viz -
From Francis Grey's to Mattawoman Road, from Samuel Hanson quarter the old Mattown Road to Richard Wheelers Mill, the road that strikes out of Mattawoman Old Road to the Huckleberry Branch. And also a road from Colo. Hanson's Road by the Plantation where Edward Maddox formerly lived to Daniel Bowen's. Edward Mattox, overseer.
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Charles County Court Records, June Court 1736 Court, Liber T#2, Page 199.
Pursuant to Court order of last Nov Court, Commission issued to examine witnesses touching the bounds of a tract of land called Tower hill, in possession of Daniel Bourn. The Commissioners appointed were Thos: Stone, Richard Speake, Edward Maddock, & Bayne Smallwood of CC, Gent. Daniel Bourn is seized of Tower hill, which lies in Durham Parish in CC. The Commissioners are not related to the Petitioner, any contiguous proprietor, nor interested in sd land.
And now here, the afd Thos: Stone, Richd Speake, and Edwd Maddock return to Court here the Commission afd with their certificate of having executed the Commission. The certificate was signed on Apr 8, 1736 by - Thos: Stone, Richard Speake, Edward Maddock.
The deposition of William Godfrey, aged about 57, who declares that about 14-15 years ago, Thos: Sympson was brought as a witness to the place where this deponent is now, which is about 30 strides from the head of a deep gully, and sd Sympson made oath that there stood the beginning bound tree of the land that was formerly in his possession. Signed - William Godfrey.
The deposition of Robert Calvert, age about 45, who declares that he was there present when the afd Thomas Sympson was brought as a witness to the abovesd place as the abovesd Godfrey declares, and the sd Sympson at that time made oath that there stood the dividing tree of the land that was formerly in his possession, between him and John Marlow. Signed - Robert (R his mark) Calvert.
The deposition of William Godfrey, aged as abovesd, who declares that about 13-14 years ago, John Marlow stood in a hole where this deponent is now, and he said there did stand one of his bound trees, and the sd Marlow told this deponent that some time afore, Mr. Edlin was surveying land running up the River, and he told the people to look out for a bound tree for the number of perches was just out, and sd Marlow told this deponent that the number of perches ended at the hole afd. Signed -- William Godfrey.
The deposition of afd William Godfrey, who declares that about 20 years or more ago, William Thomas and this deponent came to the place where he is now, and within 20 yards, the sd Thomas told this deponent there stood a bounded white oak, which he believed was the first bound tree of Tower hill, and John Marlow cut the tree down. Signed - William Godfrey.
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Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber X#2, 1743-1744; Page 92.
At the request of Daniel Bourne of CC, the following bond was recorded on Apr 19, 1744.
I- William Brooks of CC, planter, give bond to Daniel Bourne of CC, planter, in the just and full sum of 100 £ sterling money of GB, this Feb 16, 1739[/40), to warrant that sd Wm Brooks & his wife will make over & acknowledge their right to a certain parcel of land, being part of Thomas' Choice, to Daniel Bourne. The land is bounded by Potomack River, sd Bowen's cow pen, the line of Tower Hill. If Brooks and wife warrant & defend the land forever for sd Bourne, then this bond to be void. Signed - Wm (W his mark) Brooks. Wit - Saml. Adams, Eliz (E.B. her mark) Bourne, Ann Baylor.
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Chicamuxen: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 360-61: THOMAS CHOICE: 308 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Merrett, John : Surveyed 19 Oct 1687 for William Thomas.
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 347-33: TOWER HILL: 250 acres; Possession of - 250 Acres - Marloe, John: Surveyed 29 July 1670 for William Marloe at a bound black oak on the East side of Potomac river near a bound tree of Daniel Thomas land in Chingomuxon (Hundred): Conveyance notes - 250 Acres - Daniel Bowen (Bourne) from Edward Marloe; 26 Nov 1731, 150 Acres - James Gowe (sp?) from Daniel Bowen (or Bourne); 9 Aug 1737, 
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Charles County Land Records, Liber Q, Page 10
COURT OF 10 JUN 1690
Petition of Anthony Smith: Thomas Baker did by his will dated 5 Sep 1684 give all his estate to his children to be divided as they come of age; Anthony Smith having married Martha Baker, d/o Thomas; division of estate ordered and payment to be made to Anthony Smith
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Charles County Land Records, Liber Q, Page 12
COURT OF 12 AUG 1690
Anthony Smith, planter, husband of Martha Baker, and Charles Shepherd, bind themselves in the sum of 00 re estate of Thomas Baker
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Charles County Land Records, Liber Q, Page 23
COURT OF 2 MAR 1690
Justices appointed regarding estate of Thomas Baker at request of Anthony Smith who m. Martha Baker, d/o thomas
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Charles County Land Records, Liber Q, Page 28
COURT OF 9 JUN 1691
Resurvey of Baker's Rest; beginning at the mouth of Baker's Creek; also Baker's Addition; parcel #1 to Andrew Baker, #2 to Thomas Baker, #3 to Anthony Smith and Martha his wife, #4 to John Baker
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber R, Page 279
25 Sep 1691; Indenture from Anthony Smith, planter, and Martha his wife, to William Dent; for 6,500# tobacco; a parcel of land laid out of land of Thomas Baker, decd, due Martha, d/o Thomas Baker; known as Lot Number Three; containing 181 acres; /s/ Anthony Smith (mark), Martha Smith (mark); wit. Charles Shepherd, Robert Smallpage, William Roddery (mark). (It appears Anthony Smith left his wife destitute and the court ordered William Dent to pay Joyse Garrett, wife of Charles Garrett, part of the afsd. tobacco for the maintenance of Martha Smith.)
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Dent. W Nanjemy, Md Chas Co, 2nd Oct., 1702; 17th Feb., 1704/5.
To wife Elizabeth during life, plantation and mill, also 50 A., "St. Barbary's," 15A "Wheeler's Palme", and 200 A., "Thomkinson's Long Lookt For."
To son Thomas and hrs., dwelling plantation afsd. at deceaseof mother, also 894 A., Whitehaven and the lodge where Thomas Perry lives.
To Son George plantation at Portobacco where Richard Edgar lives and adjoining lands 300A, (unnamed), bought of Thomas Warner, 109A, part of Harrisons Gift bought of Thomas Baker, 118 A. (unnamed) bought of Anthony Smith and wife, 118 A. (unnamed) bought of Thomas Baker, 2 tracts 118 A. and 125 A. (unnamed) bought of Andrew Baker, and residue 888 A. of "Harrisons Gift" at Pope’s Creek.
To sons Thomas and George and hrs. afsd, residue of land Lawrell Branch at Mattawoman.
To son Peter and hrs., 1/3 of tract of 1569 A., "Friendship" taken up jointly with Col. Addison, Mr. Hutchinson (son afad. having already received 36 of sd. tract by conveyence from Mr. Hutchinson afsd.), also Ginsbrough 400, inherited by testator at death of brother George Dent.
To little " dau. Elizabeth and hrs, plantation at Mattawoman and 500 A adjoining it.
To young son Phillip and hrs., "St. Barbary’s Wheelers Palme'' and "Thomkinson's Long Lookt For" at decease of wife.
Jonathan Matthews to colleat all moneys due testator, and to dispose of ships, cargoes, etc.; sd. money to be equally divided amongst wife and child. afsd. Sons to have their estates in this country at 17 yrs. and money in England at 21 yrs. Daughters at marriage or Majority. Wife and child. afsd., residuary legatees.
Exe.: Wife Elizabeth and sons Thomas and George. In event of wife's marriage she to continue in executorship if she wishes to keep her child. and sufficient security be furnished.
Trustees: Phillip Hopkins, Richard Harrison, Gerard Fowke, Thomas Evans
Test: Jno. Beale, Gerard Fowke, Sam’ll Peele, Thomas Evans.
1st March, 1703-4. by codicil testor leaves land bought from Peter Anhilles to son Thomas and that at Popes Creek to son George.
Mrs Anne Fowke, Mother of Wife Elizabeth is provided for
To Thomas Dent, silver bowl given testator by Gov. Blackistone. Rest of will confirmed. 3.475
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Sanders, Robt., Charles County, 22nd Jan., 1717; 4th Feb., 1717.
To Anne Coulson, widow, two sets of bills of exchange for £14 sterling drawn by Capt. John Morecraft of Liverpool, mariner, consigned to John Crosby, merchant, in Liverpool, and the money Capt. John Gardiner, Capt. John Ball and Stephen M. Robinson owe testator.
To bro. Mathew and father Mathew, Henry Ward, sister Margaret Ward and to bro. John (Sanders), personalty.
To Capt. Samuell Bowman's cabin boy, 100 lbs. tobacco.
To Anthony Smith, 16d. Wm.,
To son of Mary Johns (an orphan bound to Wm. Sanders), 20s. when of age.
To Mary, dau. of Geo. Ares., 20s. when at age of 16 yrs.
To Elizabeth and Chas. Camill, personalty,, they to live with Francis Robinson and Wm. Sanders. Should they not be willing to live with them during minority, their portion to be equally divided between executors.
Exs.: Francis Robinson and Wm. Sanders, jointly.
Test: Stephen Robinson, Dan. Hopper, Calri: Brown. 14, 445.
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Neale (Neal), James, Sr., Wolleston Mannor,Charles County, 1st April, 1725; 11th Oct., 1727.
To eldest son James, Jr., deed of Woolleston Mannour afsd. confirmed; and personalty.
To second son Henry, deed of 500 A. Gills Land confirmed; and personalty.
To son Benjamin and hrs., 500 A. leased to and known by names of Davies, Antho. Smith, Jno. Castles and Tho. Sparkes; sd. son dying without issue, to son William and hrs.; and personalty.
To son William and hrs., 500 A. leased to Cha. Rocks, Nat. Freeman and Thomas Marrish; and all land at Mattawoman bou. of Geo. Hinson; sd. son dying without issue or during minority, to son Benj. and hrs.; and personalty at age of 21.
To wife Elizabeth and hrs., interest in 340 A. lying at Upper Machoteck, Virginia., lately in poss. of Michaell Webb and Benja. Berryman; 1/3 personal estate.
To daus. Mary Deaton, formerly Vanswerring, Mary Tawney, formerly Neale, Ann, now wife of Mr. Edward Cole, and Margaret, personalty.
To dau. Mildred, £30 at age or marriage.
Exs.: Wife and sons Benjamin and William to divide residue of personal estate equally.
Test: Walter Story, Thos. Taney, Joseph Alvey.
Codicil: Son William and dau. Mildred to have no interest in bequests until they give bond to acquit themselves and hrs. of all interest in certain slaves once property of dau. Elizabeth.
Date and tests same as above will. 19, 246.


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Wills of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia [William Montgomery Sweeny]
PETERS, RANDOLPH, 18 February, 1683 ;2 April, 1684.
To Margaret Curtis and her heirs forever 142 acres of land lying upon Barbara Goldmarsh also one cow and two yearlings marked with two crops and two holes and also my working tools. Executrix Margaret Curtis.
Wit. GEORGE COLECLOUGH, aged 29 years or thereabouts,
ANTHONY SMITH, ANN SMITH. Page 21. 
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Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 556.
Matthew Boswell, Will, September 30, 1799; January 27, 1800
I, Matthew Boswell of CC being sick and weak in body but of sound mind and disposing memory and understanding
To son Matthew Boswell, one feather bed and furniture, one cow and calf, one eue and lamb.
To granddaughter Elizabeth Robey, one feather bed and furniture.
To daughter Eleanor Tippett, four sheep.
To wife Jane, the use of the residue of my estate during her life and after her decease it is to be equally divided amongst all my children, Sarah Nalley, Chloe Robey, John Boswell, Ignatius Boswell, Henry Boswell, Elkanah Boswell, Priscilla Moreland, Eleanor Tippett and Matthew Boswell; the children of my deceased daughter Elizabeth Robey shall have a child's part equally divided amongst them.
Executor: son John Boswell
Signed: September 30, 1799 unsigned
Wit: Daniel Carrington, Jane Carrington
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Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 191. Jan 5, 1788 from William Brooke of Surry County, North Carolina, to Stephen Howison of the same county and state, for 50 £ Virginia currency, all that part of a tract of land called Hopewells Amendment, lying in CC and devised to the sd William Brooke by his father John Brooke as per the will of his sd father, beginning at the end of John Boswell's north line in a small branch, and running thence north with Baltimore's Bounty to the end of the 1st line laid down in Hopewell's Certificate, then to a small branch to the land of John Boswell, then down the branch, containing about 125 acres. Signed - William Brook. Wit -
Rich Barnes*, Henry Barnes*. Recorded Jan 5, 1788.
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Charles County Maryland Will Book AL-12, 1801-1808, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 502.
Eleanor Dagg, Will, none; March 8, 1808
My property to be sold, my debts paid and the residue to be equally divided between Milly Boswell's children and Elizabeth McDaniels children.
CC Sct., March 8th 1808, Then came Kennith McKenzie, William King Davis and Ann Wathen and serverally made oath that they were present when Eleanor Marr otherwise called Eleanor Dagg, made the within disposition of her personal estate, that the numcupative will was reduced to writing in her last sickness and previous to her death.
mm note: Elizabeth Kerrick w/o Nathaniel McDaniel, Mildred 'Milly' Kerrick w/o Ignatius Boswell. John Boswell was the executor of her Inventory on March 9, 1808.
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1800 Census
67 27 Boswell John Durham Parish pg0062.txt
67 27 Boswell John 2 . . 1 . 2 . . 1 . . 6 --- Durham Parish
26 to 45 with wife 26 to 45


68 6 Boswell John Durham Parish pg0062.txt
68 6 Boswell John 1 . . 1 . . . 2 . . . 4 --- Durham Parish
26 to 45 no wife

87 19 Boswell John Port Tobacco Parrish pg0077.txt
87 19 Boswell John 4 2 . 1 1 1 1 . 1 . . 19 --- Port Tobacco Parrish
over 45 and wife 26 to 45

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Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1808-1810; Liber IB-8 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 351.
At the request of Samuel Chapman the following Deed was recorded October 15, 1809
Indenture made August 29, 1809; John Boswell and Elizabeth Rebecca Boswell his wife in consideration of $500 current money of the United States paid by Samuel Chapman has sold and assigns forever all the right title interest and estate to tracts of land which John Millar late of Charles County deceased died seized and possessed of, to wit; "Martin's Supply", "Strife", "Daniels Mount" and "Johnson's Retirement". Signed John Boswell, Elizabeth R. Boswell in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Rogerson, Samuel Hawkins
August 29, 1809; Elizabeth Rebecca Boswell wife of John Boswell relinquished her right of dower
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Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1808-1810; Liber IB-8 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 353.
At the request of Samuel Chapman and Henry Boswell the following Trust Deed was recorded October 15, 1809
Maryland Charles County, to wit, August 29, 1809; I John Boswell in consideration of 10 shillings current money of the state of Maryland paid by Samuel Chapman and Henry Boswell do therefrom acquit of and discharge and for the following purposes to wit, 1st that Samuel Chapman and Henry Boswell shall be fully paid for their actual costs and expenses which they may incur in the execution of this trust and secondly that the whole in trust one Negro man Jesse and one bed and furniture for the use of Elizabeth Rebecca Boswell it being in consideration of her acknowledged her right of dower in and to certain tracts of land this day conveyed to Samuel Chapman and also one Negro man called Charles to Samuel Chapman and Henry Boswell in trust for John Miller a minor under the guardianship of me and to secure Samuel Chapman and Henry Boswell as my security as for the estate of John Miller in my hands; and I also convey to Samuel Chapman and Henry Boswell for the purpose of paying a certain debt and also for the purpose of paying my debts so far as the property shall be equal to the payments to Ford and Greer, John B. Wills, Edward Hamilton and all those debts as to them may appear just; and be it remembered that I John Boswell in consideration of the aforesaid sum of 10 shillings as well for the purposes above mentioned has sold unto Samuel Chapman and Henry Boswell the following property; Negroes Jesse, Charles, Corry and Nancy, 13 head of black cattle, 3 head of horses, 29 hogs, 17 sheep, all my plantation utensils, 6 feather beds and furniture and all the balance of my household and kitchen furniture for the uses and purposes herein before mentioned and for no other purpose or use whatsoever. And if the aforesaid John Boswell shall pay to John Miller a minor now under his guardianship the full sum due him from his deceased father on or before October 14, 1813, and also pays Samuel Chapman and Henry Boswell the full balance is due them and to Ford and Greer, John B. Wills and Edward Hamilton at such time and demanded and on the above recited condition been fully completed and the above foregoing property is to be conveyed to John Boswell. In witness whereof I have here unto subscribe my name and affixed my seal this August 29 1809, John Boswell in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Rogerson 
Boswell, John (I058343)
 
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Fairfax County Virginia, Will Book B 1752-1767; pg 73
pg97-101; May 6, 1755. John Colville late of Newcastle upon Tyne but now at Fairfax
Brother Thomas Colvill land on br. of Accotink called Hither Quarter with all negros and tract I bought of Edward Emms, during time of natural life, now dwelling plantaion calld Clush on Gr. Hunting Creek of 1000a
Legatees: Earl of Tankerville and Brother Thomas Colvill exors.
Earl of Tankerville son of my fathers's brother daughter. I give all tract of land lying on bothsides Catocton purchased from Francis Awbrey of 1600a excepting 1000 acres near John Hon____?, which I allot for sale.
Earl of Tankervile my tract on Br. of Difficult of 1500a also 2/9 share of copper mine and 200a belonging to it in Co. and adjoining tract to him.
Tract of land on Maryland side of Potomoke River pattent called Merryland in Pr. George's Co. now in Frederick Co. containing 6300a to be sold. All my land about Four Miles Run of 1400a to be disposed.
Mary Foster who came into the country in my ship and to live with me I give my tract of land on Br. of Tuscorora I bought of Middleton Shaw containing 178a and 60lbs current money.
Daughter: Catherine by said Mary and now wife of John West Jr. and said John West 1000a of my Catocton tract to be laid off adjoyning to John Houghsland which he bought of Amos Jenny with 15 negros.
Brother in Law: George Colvill late of Newcastle upon Tyne 40lbs. sterl and intending thereby to cut off all the descendants from said George Colvill.
Legatee: Trustee of Charity School of St. Parish in Newcastle sum of 40lbs sterling
Signed John Colvill.
Wit: Dan French, Wm Sewell, Thomas Harrison Jr. G. West.
Proven: Jan 20 1756. Exor: Thomas Colvill, Gent.
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1770-1772 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen}
657-661. Adam Stewart of Georgetown, Frederick County; Ths Montgomery and Cumberland Wilson ofthe town of Dumfries in Prince William County, Virginia, merchants, recorded 24 March 1772, made 23 January between Francis Colvill, Geo Washington and Jno West Junr., of Fairfax County, Virginia, executors of the last will & testament of Thos Colvill gentlemen, who was one of the executors of Jno Colvill, gentlemen. Whereas the aforenamed Jno Colvill on 6 May 1755 was
seized in fee of a tract in Frederick County called Merryland, containing 6300 acres, granted by patent 16 November 1733, being thereof seized made his last will bearing date 6 May and recorded in Fairfax County aforesaid, his executors to sell the same, and the said Jno Colvill did by power vested in him, for £2500 sterling bargain with a certain Jno Sample of Charles County, merchant for the sale thereof, and before the execution of a conveyance of said land to the said Jno Semple, the
said Thomas Colvill died, and by his will appointed Francis Colvill, Geo Washington and Jno West Junior his executors were empowered by an Act of Assembly of the Province of Maryland, 23 November 1771, to enable the executors of Ths colvill to convey the land therein, on the payment on or before 20 April 1773 ofwhat shall be due on the said contract between Thomas Colvill and Jno Semple for the sale of Merryland, and whereas the said Jno Semple by a letter ofAttorney under his
hand and seal, 8 December 1771, to be recorded in the Clerks office of Prince William County, impowered the said executors to make a conveyance to the aforesaid Adam Steward, Thomas Montgomery and Cumberland Wilson as tenants in common. Now this indenture is made upon receipt ofthe balance, for parcel Merryland Beginning at a bounded ash on the bank ofPotomack River, a littlebelowthe Shanandore Mountain, metes and bounds given containing 6300 acres. Signed Franc Colvill, G. Washington, Jno West Junr., before Chas Jones, Andrew Heugh. Receipt.
Acknowledgment. Alienation fine of £12.12 sterling by Wm M. Beall.
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FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA WILL BOOK F [22 February 1791 - 19 May 1794] pp 278-279
he Estate of Col THOMAS COLVILL to GEORGE WASHINGTON one of the Executors Dr. 1767 .. paid JOHN MUIR his account against the said Thomas Colvill the same having been settled and discounted out of the bond given by BENJAMIN SEBASTIAN to the Executors of the said T Colvill for the sum of £ 55.10.0 the price of a negro named young Abner sold him at the sale of the said T. Colvills negroes which bond the said John Muir assumed the payment of to the Executors: cash repaid the Estate of JOHN COLVILL out of the sum of £.. 816..13..7 this day paid into the hands of the said G. Washington on account of the said John Colvill by JOHN SIMPLE which had by the sale of G. Washington been carried wholly to the credit of the said T. Colvill supposing that there remained at that time a larger sum of money due to his Estate from the Estate of the said J. Colvill, but upon a final settlement of the accounts of the two Estates the balance on that day due to the said T. Colvill was found to be only £ 741..19.. 5 3/4 sterling therefore creditted for £ 74 18 1 1/2 more than due which reduced to Virginia currency at 20 pr cent the Exchange at which the Bills received in payment were sold is (blank), paid MISS ANDERSONs Legacy oft 80 Sterling with Interest to this day reduced to Virginia Currency at 33 1(3 the par is £ 234.13... N.B The demand of this legacy was made by Miss Andersons friends in a short time after the death of T. Colvill the Executors at the time of the demand were not in Cash nor were they for several years afterwards, the war commenced soon after which suspended all business, some time elapsed after peace before the demand was renewed and further time was spent after the renewal of the demand before the claimant could be properly identifyed so as to justify the payment. paid the Exors of ROBERT ADAM the balance of his account . Cr. 1789 by cash paid JOSIAH WATSON
Fairfax County Sct By virtue of an order of Fairfax Court for that purpose we have examined the above account and compared it with the vouchers and find the same to be truly and justly stated, the said George Washington also made oath that he had truly paid the several sums by him charged and given due credit for all sums of money by him received on account of the said Estate. Given .. this 16th day of September 1793.
John Fitzgerald
At Court continued and held for County Wm. Herbert of Fairfax 17th September 1793 The additional
Estate Account of Thomas Colvill deceased as administered by George Washington was presented in Court and the same being examined is allowed and ordered to be recorded
===
FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA WILL BOOK F [22 February 1791 - 19 May 1794] pp 280-283
The Estate of JOHN COLVILL deceased to the Executors of THOMAS COLVILL deceased 1766 Dr to balance this day due to T Colvill according to the settlement made with the Court of Fairfax, to balance due T. Colvill as agent of LORD TANKERVILLE who was the residuary legatee of the said Colvill as the same was settled with the Agents, to sundry articles procured by the said Thomas Colvill of JOHN SEMPLE for the use of the Estate of the said John Colvill and which were exhibited by the said John Semple against the Executors of the said T Colvill and allowed upon settlement with him as so much paid on account of the Maryland tract of land sold him by the said Thomas Colvill, balance of Semples account for shoes furnished the negroes at Cotockton not charged by T. Colvill in his accounts against the Estate of John Colvill or LORD TANKSVILLE . (also a number of Bills Protested) .. deduct 25% of £ 335..1..1 or 67. .4 .2 1/2 to reduce it to Sterling Cr. 1756 A legacy left by THOMAS COLVILL to HENRY A BENNETT a younger son of Earl Tankerville which the said Thomas directed to be struck off from his claim against J COLVILL. sundries paid by JOHN SEMPLE to MRS COLVILL one of the Executors of T. Colvill in part of the purchase money of the Maryland Tract, two tons of Barr iron paid JOHN WEST another Executor upon the same account, cash of John Semple by the hands of T Colvin in part of BRENTs Protested Bill, cash paid by Jno Semple to G. WASHINGTON to take up DALTONs Protested Bills Fairfax County Sct By virtue of an order of the Fairfax Court for that purpose we have examined and compared the above account with the vouchers, and find the same truly stated and George Washington the Surviving Executor of Thomas Colvill made oath that he had truly paid the several sums by him charged and given due credit for the several sums of money which had come to his hands on account of the said Estate.
Given .. this 16th September 1793
John Fitzgerald
At Court continued and held for County Wm Herbert
of Fairfax 17th September 1793 This Estate Account of John Colvill deceased was presented
in Court and the same having been examined is allowed and ordered to be recorded
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Prince George's County Circuit Court
Land Surveys and Condominium Plats

Description Date Reference Direct Scans Microfilm Scans Accession Number

Colvill, Capt. John; Merry Land, 5000 Acres 1731 Patented Certificate 1447 2 0 MSA S 1203-36


Merry Land, Captain John Colvill, Acres 5000 1731/11/05 Patented Certificate 1447 4 0 MSA S 1203-1530
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Colvill, Capt. John; Merry Land, 6300 Acres See 1733 Patented Certificate 1446 4 0 MSA S 1203-35


Merry Lands, Captain John Colvill, Acres 6300, 1733/11/16 Patented Certificate 1446 5 0 MSA S 1203-1529
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Colville, Thomas (I075310)
 
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Francis Hayden 27.13 A SM £70.16.3 £81.12.8 Apr 4 1749
Sureties: Thomas Thompson, James Thompson, Jr.
Received from: James Howard.
Payments to: John Eden, Capt. Robert Chesley, Capt. Gilbert Ireland, George Thompson, James Thompson, Jr., James Thompson, John Booker, James Hayden, Richard Cooper, William Hayden.
Distribution to: accountant (1/3). Residue to (orphans): George Hayden (aged 11), James Hayden (aged 3), Ann Hayden (aged 13), Elisabeth Hayden (aged 8). Administratrix: Elisabeth Thompson, wife of Sebaston Thompson.
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Will of Elizabeth Hayden, SMC 10/30/1760-3/4/1761.
To: Heirs of son Francis, 1 shilling sterling.
Children: James, John, Richard, and Susanna Drury, same.
Grandson: William Drury, cattle. Son: Clement, land where Sebastian Thompson now lives, it being pt. of "Roache's Discovery with Addition", 100 ac. on the condition that he will pay to grandson, George Hayden 4700 lbs. tobacco and likewise 3000 lbs. tobacco to grandson, James
Hayden, brother to sd. George Hayden, being sons of Francis Hayden.
Grandsons: William and Basil Hayden, sons to George Hayden, at that pt. of land whereon William Morgan now lives, known by the name of "Shank's Risque", 102 ac. to be equally divided between them.
To: Joseph Clarke, son of James Clarke, all that land where Richard Hayden formerly lived, it being pt. of "Roache's Discovery with Addition" and "Hayden's Risque", 62 ac. provided Joseph Clarke will pay to son Clement Hayden, 662 1/2 lbs. tobacco.
Son: Clement, remainder of estate.
Exec: Son, Clement Hayden.
Wit: Robert Cole, William Morgan, Stephen Davis.
other CC Hayden records
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Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 575.
Gustavus Cartwright, Will, June 27, 1795; April 26, 1800
I, Gustavus Cartwright of CC being very weak of body but perfect in mind and memory
To wife Susanna Cartwright, all my real estate together with all household furniture, negroes, Charles and Dinah, during her natural life and at her decease to return to my son William Cartwright. I also leave and bequeath all my stock, plantation untensils, one hogshead tobacco in the hands of Thomas Simpson, together with my crop on had, and negroes Jacob and Eve, for the use and support of my wife and daughters, and after her death to return to my son William Cartwright.
To son Samuel Cartwright, five shillings.
To son Gustavus Cartwright, five shillings.
To son John Cartwright, five shillings.
To son Peter Cartwright, five shillings.
To daughter Lydia Cartwright, negroes, Bob and Eve.
To daughter Ann Cartwright, negores, Harry and Gin.
To daughter Francis Cartwright, negros Terry and child.
To son Willim Cartwright, negroes, Adam, Luke and lewis for his support schooling and it is my will that one of his brothers shall take him under their care.
Executor: x
Signed: June 27, 1795 Gustavus Cartwright
Wit: Ninian Burrage, James Hayden 
Hayden, James (I063849)
 
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Francis Tolson 12.212 A PG £34.7.2 Feb 26 1733
Received from: William Chunlis, Thomas Wallace, Samuel Wright, William Dent, John Frazer, James Kendall, John Lowe, John Beale, Jr., Thomas Cawood, Robert Cloyd, Joseph Newton, Samuel Taylor, Francis Wheeler, Sr., Clement Wheeler, Lewis Willcoxon, Francis Wheeler, Jr., Charles Digges, Henry Dickason, John Brawner, John Jones, Robert Wade, Sr., George Alder, Anthony Arvin, Francis Hudson, Robert Midleton, Nehemiah Ogdon, Peter Shinback, Richard Tubman, Thomas Thompson, Henry Barnes, Sr., Alexander Frazer (lawer), Robert Wharton on account of Elisabeth Galemore, William Huntsman, Robert Wharton, Walter Williams, William Stoddart, Lewis Willcoxon, Zephaniah Wade, Benjamin Talbut, Thomas Locker on account of John Evans, Thomas Jackson.
Payments to: John Locker, Charles Calvert, Esq., Peter Dent due to Thomas Brooke, Ann Tolson (widow, 1/3).
Legatees: John Tolson paid to his mother Ann Tolson.
Heirs: none by administratrix.
Administratrix (de bonis non): Francis Stonestreet, wife of Butler Stonestreet.
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Piles, John, planter, Prince George's County, 19th Apr., 1735; 27th May, 1735,
To wife Mary, extx.,, personalty during life; at her decease to be divided among all child. that shall survive her.
To son Hunter and hrs., 160 A. of "Hunter's Field," residue to be equally divided among the other three, Mary, William and John, and their hrs.
To sons Richard and Francis and their hrs., "'Hunters Folley," equally divided between them. Should either die during minority the estate to be equally divided.
To dau. Sarah and to unborn child and their hrs., "Lamesly," divided equally; wife to have use of sd. tract during life.
Test: William Moore, Francis Hudson, William Harrison. MCW 21. 363.
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Mary Piles (widow) 19.522 A PG £75.5.7 259.11.10 Oct 21 1743
Payments to: Dr. James Boswell, Thomas Marshall, John Heburn, Francis Hudson, MM Ignatius & Nicholas Digges due to Lord Baltimore, Mordecai Coleman (executor of his father (unnamed)), Daniel Dulany, Esq., Mr. Peter Dent.
Mentions: children (unnamed).
Administrator: Leonard Piles.
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Henry Jones 20.60 A PG £130.11.6 £38.16.5 Nov 17 1743
Payments to: Mr. Richard Williams, Robert Barrick, Thomas Marshall, Francis Hudson.
Administratrix: Ann Norton, wife of Mr. Alexander Norton.
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Mr. John Magruder 33.228 A PG £1073.4.9 £30.16.0 Dec 13 1752
A second inventory is cited in the amount of £1.2.1.
Received from: Ninian Townhill, Jr., Mary Wiggfeeld, Elisabeth Condle, William Addison, Michael Coats, William Tonley, Thomas Taylor, Phillip Tonley, Thomas Willcoxen, Jr., Francis Jenkins, John Hagathy, Ignatious Hardey, Thomas Harvey, John Soper, Jr., Phillip Mason, Richard Mason, Richard Surges, James Bonefant, John Riggs, David Williams, William Jenkins, Lidey Sumers, James Conner, Benjamin Brooke, Henry Willson, John Lewcus, Sarah Harwell, Nathanil Magruder (son of Nicholas Magruder), Thomas Taylor p.Luxon (?), William Magruder, Richard King, Robert Boyde, Capt. Samuel Magruder, Robert Ridgway, Abram Jones, John Lowe, Sr., heirs (unnamed) of John Osbourn, Sr., Mauris Miles, Sussanna Prentice, John Pearce, Sr., Joseph Cole, James Wardrope, Jonathon Ridgway, Ann Newton, William Lowe, Sr., George Willson, James Magruder, Peter Parker, John Ridgway, Thomas Talbott, Samuel Smith, Georges Lowe, John Thompson, John Ball, John Lowe 3rd, Margerett Beach, Thomas Charter, Thomas Lock, Sr., Richard Ball, James Surges, John Lowe, Jr., Robert Dewit, Phillip Sr. (no surname given), Benedict Calvert, Esq., James Wallace, William Jones, Lowe (no other name given), John Soper, Sr., James Hyde, Samuel Mason, George Dawson, Meredith Davis, Peter More, Prissila Bonfield, Robert Soper, James Townhill, Ignatious Diggs, Thomas Diggs, John Phillips, John Ozbourn, Jr., widow Talbot, Benjamin Bery, Sr., Stephen Lanum, Ezekiel Gauslin, Joseph Ray, Mauris Morris, Garut Fitsjarrel, John Contee, John James, George Frazer, Thomas James, Jr., Alexander Jefferys, Merean Duvall, Jr., Thomas James, Sr., Josiah Marshwell, Daniel Thomas, Dorythy Lucas, James Sinkler, John Goodman, Thomas Walker, William Thomas, Francis Hudson, William Murdock on account of Philpot (no other name given), Burgos Mitchel, John Buchanan (merchant in London), Thomas Lynch, Nathaniel Offutt, Christopher Hytch, Lackland Duff, Thomas Willoxen, Joseph. Johnson, William Harvey, Edward Diggs, Robert Robinson, Ninian Willet, Sr., John Risten, William Osburn, John Duckit, William Diggs, Jr., William Lowe, Jr., Thomas Case, Isabel Henry, Daniel Hurley, Edward Burch, John Hepburn, Esq., James Gibson, Joseph Wheat, Stephen Warman, Merean Duvall, Sr., Francis Piles, Edmond Riggs, John Ryon, William Eaglin, John Walker, Francis Wheat, Thomas Kindrick, Sr., executrix of Miles (no other name given), executrix of Dunkin Ferguson, Benjamin Duvall, eye Leach, John Magruder, Jr., executrix of William Scott, executrix of Osbourn Sprigg, John Perry, Jr., Nehemiah Wade, Eleanor Adison, Robert Ridle, Thomas Maurice, John Dawson, Robert Hardey, John Lawrence, Capt. John Addison on account of Thomas Addison.
Payments to: Richard Dorsey, Dr. Ephraim Andrews, Dr. Richard Brooks, D. Dulany, Esq., Mary Coumphin, Benjamin Berry, Margrett Hilleary, executrix of Osbourn Sprigg, Daniel Dulany, Esq.
Executor: Nathaniel Magruder.
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Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 516
Enrolled at request of Francis Hudson' 5 Aug 1732:
Indenture, 23 Mar 1732; Between Jno. Piles, planter, and Francis Hudson, planter; for £7; part of a parcel called Lamsley in a fork of Tinker's Branch of the Potomac; containing 50 acres held of Calverton Manor; /s/ John Piles; wit. Thomas Gantt; Jere. Belt; ack. John Piles and Mary his wife 
Hudson, Francis (I048151)
 
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Gary, Stephen, Dorchester Co., 27th Oct., 1675; 6th April, 1686.
To son Stephen, personalty.
To wife Clare, extx., "Spoacott" during life, and land in town of West Rue (alias Purpeham) in Cornwall, Eng.
To 2nd dau. Susannah and young. dau. Clare, sd. plantation at death of wife afsd.
To eld. dau. Magdalen and 2 daus. afsd., 400 A. on the Ridge in Dorchester Co., and 300 A. at hd. of Watts: Ck.
To grandchild Stephen Warner at 21 yrs. of age, 100 A., "Cornwall," on Fishing Ck.
To grandchild Mary Warner, 50 A., "Refuse Neck."
Overseers: Jno. Stevens, of Dorchester Co., Wm. Sharpe and Wm. Stevens of Talbot Co.
Test: William Thomas, Lewis Even, Sam'l Coats. 4. 202
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Preston, Thomas, Calvert Co., 8th Nov., 1674.
To wife Eliza: and hrs., 1/3 estate, real and personal.
To 3 child., viz., 1 boy and 2 girls, residue of estate equally; sd. child. to be of age at 21 yrs.
Exs: Jno. Stevens, Wm. Stevens, Jr., Rowell Powell.
Test : Henry Jowles, Richard Benger, Susanna Garnett. 2. 40. 
Stevens, John (I062552)
 
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George Abbot 8.303 I CA £138.8.2 Aug 14 1685
The inventory also included #21096.
Appraisers: Samuell Holdsworth, John Mannyng.
List of debts: Alexander Frayser, Nathan Parsbill, Anthony Maurlay, George Bother.

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Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 53
Enrolled at request of Alexander Frazier 9 Aug 1726:
Indenture, 27 Jul 1726; Between Martha West, seamstress, and Alexander Frazier; for £11; a tract called West's Choice; bounded by William Low; /s/ Martha West (mark); wit. Jere Belt, John Magruder
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Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 524
Enrolled at request of Alexander Frazer 22 Nov 1729:
Indenture, 22 Nov 1729; Between John Deane, innholder, and Alexander Frazer, Gent; for 1,600# tobacco; southernmost half of lot 52 in Marlborough Town; mentions Mareen Duvall; /s/ John Deane; wit. John Magruder, Edw. Sprigg, Basl. Beckwith; 22 Nov 1729 ack- by John Deane
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Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 442
Enrolled at request of Alexander Frazer 10 Jun 1732:
Provincial Court of April 1732; The Lord Propry. vs Alexander Frazer; On indictment for fornication transmitted from Prince George's County Court by virtue of His Lordship's writ of Certiorari to this Court I certify that on motion of the Atty. General it was this Court ordered that Nolli Prosequi should be entered thereon; /s/ Vachel Denton, Clk. Prov. Ct.

Provincial Court of April 1732; The Lord Propry. vs Sarah Wille; On indictment for fornication transmitted from Prince George's County Court by virtue of His Lordship's writ of Certiorari to this Court I certify that on motion of the Atty. General it was this Court ordered that Nolli Prosequi should be entered thereon; /s/ Vachel Denton, Clk. Prov. Ct.
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William Culver 20.134 A CH £172.1.0 £14.1.7 Feb 27 1743
Sureties; Thomas Mudd, Sr. (of Charles County), Ignatius Garner (of Prince George's County).
Received from: Richard Clements, Alexander Frazer, Charles Neale, Thomas Hayes, Freeman Haggit, Robert Hardie, Thomas King.
Payments to: John Tolson, James Bosswell, Dr. Farnham, James Willson, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Walter Hanson, Bazil Bevan.
Executrix: Mary Smith, wife of Thomas Smith.
===
Daniel Frazer 31.346 CA £65,10.0 May 2 1745 Oct 26 1745
Appraisers: William Dawkins, Richard Hellen.
Creditors: William Dawkins Jr., James Mackall.
Next of kin: D. Fraizer, Alexander Fraizer.
Executor: James Fraizer. 
Frazer, Alexander (I097224)
 

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