Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Kenelm Cheseldine

Male 1640 - 1708  (68 years)

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  • Name Kenelm Cheseldine 
    Born 1640  Brauston Manor, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Dec 1708  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002669  Tree1
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2018 

    Father Family Cheseldine 
    Family ID F28987  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Bridget Faulkner,   d. 1677, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F01996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Gerard,   b. Abt 1652, Newhall, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1708, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 1677  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Mary Cheseldine,   b. 1678, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Susannah Cheseldine,   b. 1679, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1729, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     3. Kenelm Cheseldine,   b. 1683, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1719, St Clement's Manor, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     4. Dryden Cheseldine,   b. 1687, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1760, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F01768  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

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      Cheseldyne, Kenelm, gent., St. Mary's County, 6th Dec., 1708; 18th Dec., 1708.
      To son Kenelm, ex., and hrs., dwelling plantation "Mattapany," "White Neck" adjoining and St. Katherines Island in Potomac River. He dying without issue, sd. lands to pass to 3 daus., Mary Hay (Hey),, Susannah Greenfield and Dryden Cheseldyne.
      To dau. Mary, wife of James Hay, plantations Broad Neck in St Mary's Co. and "Westwood Lodge" in Charles Co. during life; to pass: to her dau Mary at her decease.
      To dau. Dryden, personalty and 483 A., " Dryden" in St. Mary's Co. She dying without issue, to pass to daus. Mary Hay and Susannah Greenfield afsd, and hrs.
      To Son Kenelm afsd ex. and] residuary legatee.
      Test. Jno. Coode, Col. Thos. Greenfield, G. Muschamp.
      6th Dec.,, 1708. By codicil testator devises to grauddau. Mary Hay, afsd. personalty on plantation "Dobson's and Broad Neck"' according to agreement between James Hay and "If, also to James Robison, personalty. 12. 307.
      Kenelm Cheseldyn, Esq. 29.139 I 259.9.6 Jan 12 1708
      Appraisers; Joe. Guibert, John Cooke, Jr.
      Kenelm Cheseldyn, Esq. 32A.38 A SM 259.9.6 81.0.8 Oct 10 1710
      Received from: John Sanders.
      Payments to: Mrs. Margret Freeman, William Bull, James Laboue paid to Jos. Vansweringen, Thomas Mudd, Anthony Sims, Joseph Vansweringen, Peregrine Jowles, David Parsons, William Bladen, Esq., Mordecai Moore, Richard Young, Thomas Bordley.
      Executor: Mr. Kenelm Cheseldyn (gentleman).
      Mary GERRARD b aft 1650. married Kenelm CHESELDYNE , b. 1640, Brauston Manor, Lincolnshire, England married first, Bridgett Faulkner by 1669 and second, Mary Gerard. I have no children by the first wife.
      organized a revolt and gathered an army from St. Mary's and surrounding counties to take over the government at St. Mary's City. They formed a new government comprised of Protestants only and removed Catholics from all official positions in the colony. Their government was supported from England, and a new governor reporting directly to the crown was sent to Maryland in 1692. The rule of Lord Baltimore was thus ended along with the policy of religious freedom

      Title: Peg Rufner Rufpeg@aol dot com
      e-mail from John Steele Gordon, descendent (kaboodle@worldnet.att dot net
      Marriages and Deaths, St. Mary's County, Maryland 1634-1900 by Margaret K. Fresco for the Eastern Shore Regional Library, Salisbury, MD
      Title: Linda Reno
      Text: doubts this Mary Gerard was married to both George Forbes and Kenelm Cheseldine
      Robert Farrar 5.298 A #58060 #59052 Oct 1 1678
      Payments to: Stephen Morly, Robert Graham, William Watts, John Newton, John Evans, John Tunnoth, Kenelm Cheseldyn, William Kennedy, Marmaduke Simms, Francis Sourton, Henry Phippes, Abraham Coombs, John Morise, Thomas Evans, Thomas Wynne, William Greengoe, Clement Hill, Capt. Slye, Henry Jones.
      Executrix: Jane Farrar.
      Richard Ashman 20.195 A CH 45.15.4 in 1700
      Payments to: Thomas Hussey, Col. John Courts,, Elisabeth Hawkins (widow), Capt, John Bayne, Kenelme Cheseldyne, Esq.
      Administratrix: Anne Hardy (relict), wife of Henry Hardy.
      Barecroft, John., St. Mary's Co,, 4th July, 1693;
      20th July, 1693.
      To godsons, viz., John, son of Col. Nehemiah Blackiston, William Goldsmith, son-in-law of Richard Clouds, and William, son of Samuel Cookseley, and to John Cottrel, Jeffery Cole, Jane, wife of Thomas Williams, Abraham Price, Abraham Henneson, Mary Taylor, dau. of Mary Price, Kenelm Cheseldyn, Madam Susan Blackiston, wife of Col. Blackiston afsd., Sarah., wife of Michael Curtis, and to Clement Hill, personalty.
      To Eliza: Newman, dau. of John Newman, at 16 yrs. of age, " Worchester. "
      To John, son of John Newman, "Buresses Gift," Calvert Co.
      Afsd. child., viz., John and Eliza:, son and dau. of John and Rebecca Newman, to be brought up Protestants.
      To brother Stephen, personal property in Eng., and any estate left testator by his father and mother, except 50 L., which is bequeathed to Parish of St. Ellinor's in Worchester City, Eng.
      Exs.: John and Rebecca Newman afsd.
      Overseers: Clement Hely, Jno. Rose, Wm. Escott, Chris. Knight,
      Geo. Perry, Wm. Heather. 6.43.
      Mrs. Margaret Penroy 3.82 A #27481 #29308 Feb 14 1676
      Payments to: Mr. Boston, Mr. Mills, Mr. Kenelme Chizeldyn, Dr, John Moorecraft, William Giles. Richard Harvey, Jacob Young.
      Administrator/Executor: John Ireland,
      George Charlesworth 4.585 A SM #11669 Jan 27 1677
      List of debts: William Guither, Thomas Winn, Marmaduke Semmes, Joseph Hockney, Charles de la Roche, James Lewis.
      Payments to; Kenelme Chiseldyne,, Thomas Winn.
      Administrator/Executor: Morgan Jones.
      Jones, John, St. Mary's County, 5th Oct., 1677; 6th Nov., 1677.
      Kenelme Chezeldyne, ex. and hrs., entire estate, real and personal.
      Test: Jno. Turlinge, Jno. Lewellin. 5.308,
      John Jones 7A.219 A SM #29122 #33883 Sep 2 1680
      Received from: William Wells, Thomas Simpson, Robert Thompson, Governor Notley,
      Maj. Rozier, John Worland, Joseph Manning (executor of John Blackfan), Robert Midleton, Randolph Brandt, William Rawles, executor of John Cuningham, Abraham Rhodes, administrator of Richard Ambrosse.
      Payments to: Daniell Clocker, George Parker, John Hance, John Blomfield, Henry Lewis, Garret Vansweringen, John Deery, Thomas Bankes, John Baker, Stephen Murty, Mr, Randolph Brandt, Henry Bonner, Dr. Peerce, Dr. Lockerman, Thomas Clipsham, John Hambleton, Thomas Hussey, Hawkins of Charles County, Job Corner, Joseph Chew, Richard Beck, William Fairecloth, Alexander Gallant, Richard Ambrosse, Margritt Downes, Elisabeth Delaroche her bill to Daniell Clocker, Francis Kilborne, Mary Pope, John Warren, Richard Swetman,
      Executor: Kenelme Chisledyne.
      John Notley 1.447 I SM #3662 Oct 2 1675 Oct 15 1675
      Appraisers: Kenelm Cheseldyn, John Jones.
      List of debts: James Bowling, Thomas Beeche, William Wingfinger, John Smith, John Suttle.
      John Jones (gentleman) 5.112 I SM #13086 May 12 1678
      Appraisers: Henry Phipps, Mr. Robert Grahame.
      List of debts: Marke Cordea, Robert Doyne, Capt, John Quigley, John Butcher, Edward Fiswick, John Fanning, Hugh Thomas, John Blackfan, John Rambleton, William Chandler, Zachariah Wade, George Godfrey, Thomas Harguest, Samuell Raspine, Jacob Lookerman, Miles Gibson, Pope Alvey, Marmaduke Semme, Job Corner (dead), Henry Henlye on Thomas Clipsham, Joseph Chew, Richard Beck, Edmond Dennis, William Faircloth (dead), Alexander Gallant, Maj. Rozer for Richard Ambrose, Margaret Downes (dead), Robert Toates, Elisabeth de la Roche note to Daniell Clocker, Mary Pope note upon Capt. Allen, Francis Kilborne, John Warren, Richard Sweatman.
      Executor: Kenelm Cheseldyne.
      Thomas Taylor 19-1/2,97 A CH 91,8,2 #2123 Feb 3 1699
      Payments to: Col. John Courts,, Capt, John Bayne,, Kenelm Chesledyne, Mr. John Gouge, Mr. William Hewton, Mr. Robert Yates.
      Administratrix: Anne Taylor.
      Richard Hobart 19-1/2B.112 A CH 53.7.6 10.6.0 May 6 1700
      Payments to: Kenelm Cheseldyne, Richard Boughton, Gerrard Slye.
      Executors: Benjamin Hall, William Boreman, Anthony Neale,
      Daniel Moy 19-1/2B.118 A SM 10.18.0 #8141 Aug 20 1699
      Payments to: Mr. Aysquith, Anne Moy (the widow), Mr. Kenelm Cheseldyn, William Taylard, Mr. Peter Bodwyn, Mr. Philip Lynes, John Shanks.
      Administrator: Edward Miller.
      Emmanuel Pitcher 138.109 A SM Jun 8 1696
      Payments to: Capt. Thomas Meech, Mr. Robert Mason, Mr. Robert Mason for Mr. Watkins, Cheseldyne Kenelm, Esq., Mr. Phill. Clarke for Mr. Masson, Mr. Mason fees for Mr. Watkins vs. Harrison, Mr. Mason for Mr. Denton, Mr. Anthony Lambrecky, John Savage, Mr. Gilbert Turbervile, Mr. Charles Carroll, John Tant, Richard Attwood, William Harbert, Mr. James Pattison, Thomas Beale.
      Mentions: Walton, Edward Miller.
      Administratrix: Jane Rose, wife of Thomas Rose.
      Charles County Circuit Court, Land Records, Liber D#2, Page 24
      29 Jan 1712; Recorded at request of Richard Edelen:
      28 Sep 1712; Indenture from Kenelm Chiseldyne, Gent. of St. Mary's County, to Richard Edelen, carpenter; Thomas Garrard, formerly of Manchester in Westmoreland County, Virginia, by his will ca 5 Feb 1672 bequeathed Mary his dau. 100 acres called WESTWOOD LODGE; Mary did lawfully marry Kenelm Chiseldine; this indenture from Kenelm Chiseldyne to Richard Edelen for 35; /s/ Kenelm Chiseldyne; wit. Phil Hoskins, Tho. Howard
      Chancery Court Proceedings, 1670.
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      Ad Quod Damnum Richard Perry & Daniel Jenifer
      Caeciiius absolute Lord and propry of the provinces of Maryland
      and Avalon Lord Baron of Baltemore &c :t To the Sheriff of Calvert
      County Greeting We Command you that by the Oaths of Twelve
      honest and lawfull men of thy County by whom the truth of the
      matter may be better known diligently thou Enquire if it be to the
      damage of us or others if we grant to Richard Perry of patuxent (fol. 22) Merchant and Daniel Jenifer of Saint Maries Gent. Ten Acres of
      Land lying in the Resurrection Mannor in the said County of Calvert
      on each side of the Run of Water there running into the back Creek
      in patuxent River with Liberty and Lycense thereon to Sett a Water
      Mill as also Liberty to take fall Cutt down and Carry away either
      by Land or Water any wood or Timber fitt for building of a Mill
      other than Board Timber fitt to Splitt to Clapboard upon any the
      Lands next adjoyning to the Ten Acres of Land lying on each side
      of the Run of Water running into the back Creek in the Resurrection
      Mannor afd any if it be to the damage of us or others then to what
      damage and what prejudice of us and to what damage and prejudice
      of others and of whom and in what manner and how and of who
      or of whom the afd Ten Acres of Land are holden and by what
      Service and in what manner and how and of what Value they are
      by the Year according to the true Value of them now before any
      further Improvement made of the said Ten Acres and who are the
      present possessors of the said Ten Acres and who and how many
      are the Measures between us and the present possessors, of the
      said Ten Acres and what Lands or Tenements Remain to the present possessors over the said Ten Acres and if the Lands remaining to p.19 the present possessors over the said Ten Acres will suffice to uphold (fol. 22) their Mannor Viz.t The Sixth part of the Mannor allotted by the Conditions of plantation for the Demeasnes as before the alienacon for building of a Mill and that the said possessors in Assizes Jurys and Recognicons may be putt as before the Alienacon so that theCounty by the Alienacon afd in default of the present possessors more than was wont be not charged and grieved and the Inquisition thereupon openly and distinctly made to us in our Chancery under thy Seal and the Seals of them by whom it was made without delay thou send Wittness our Self at Saint Maries the four and twentieth day of March in the Eight and Thirtieth Year of our dominion over our said province Annoque Dom: 1669