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

Elizabeth Griffith

Female 1675 - 1752  (77 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Griffith 
    Born 1675  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 Jun 1752  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I011828  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2018 

    Father Samuel Griffith,   b. 1637, Wigmore, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jun and Sep 1717, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Griffith,   b. Between 1638 and 1659,   d. Aft 1720, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Family ID F07826  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Guy White,   b. 21 Nov 1676, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1712, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 1690  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Francis White,   b. 1690, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1751  (Age < 60 years)
     2. Sarah White,   b. Abt 1692, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1752, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
     3. Samuel White,   b. Abt 1694, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1779, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years)
     4. Guy White,   b. 1701, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1768, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years)
     5. Benjamin White,   b. 1702, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1776 and 1782, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     6. Elizabeth White,   b. 1708, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1752, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years)
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F07816  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Thomas Miles,   b. Bef 1675, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1726, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1714  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Miles,   b. Abt 1718, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1774, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)
     2. Rachel Miles,   b. Bef 1720, West River Hundred, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1760, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years)
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F07825  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      MILES, ELIZABETH, Prince Georgets Co. 18 Jan 1751 16 June 1752
      To dau. Sarah wife of William Cole and my dau. Elizabeth wife of Mordica Price, all my wearing apparel.
      To said Sarah Cole, Negro man Wappin.
      To son Samuel, Negro man Mingo and gold ring.
      To Guy White son of said Samuel, Negro Catto.
      To dau. Elizabeth Price, Negro girl Candis, 25 pounds sterling and bed.
      To son Benjamin white, Negro man Charles.
      To son John Miles, all effects or money In the hands of John Hanbury, merchant in London; also Negro men Nerro and Paul, Negro woman Hague, Negro girl Flora and Negro boy Dick,
      That the remaining part of personal estate be divided among dau. Sarah Cole, sons Samuel White, Benjamin White and John Miles.
      Sons Samuel White and Benjamin White and John Miles, exs.
      Wit: Turnor Wootton, John Evans, Senr., Joseph Evans, 28.322
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      Elisabeth Miles 51.36 PG 579.14.11 Jun 29 1752 Nov 1 1752
      Appraisers: Thomas Lancaster, Thomas Harwood.
      Mentions: Joseph Belt, Jr., Thomas Hamilton, William Coale, Sarah Coale, Benjamin White.
      Administrator: Samuel White.
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      Samuel Griffith, sr., Calvert Co.; probate 3 Sep 1717
      To daughters Martha Evans, Elizabeth Miles, Mary Bowers, Sarah Duvall, Rebecca Mobberly and Rachel Giles each 10 shillings sterling or 1
      To grandchildren each a cow and a calf: Elizabeth Evans, d/o Martha;Mary Bowers, d/o Mary, Elizabeth Griffith, d/o Samuel, Jr.; and Rachel Giles, d/o Rachel
      To son Samuel Griffith dwelling plantation including all land and buildings
      Extxs: Wife and son Samuel Griffith, Jr. as executors and all residue
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      Mrs. Elisabeth Griffith 3.131 A CA #3500 Jul 28 1720
      This account cites the payment to the sisters (unnamed) of the accountant of his mother's (unnamed) moiety of his father's (unnamed) estate to him.
      Legatees: Elisabeth Miles paid her husband Thomas Miles, Mary Bowers (widow) per her letter of attorney to Edward Mobberly, Sarah Devall who married Mareen Devall per John Magruder, Rebecca Mobberly who married Edward Mobberly per Samuell Magruder, Rachell Giles who married John Giles per Robert Tyler. Administrator/Executor: Mr. Samuell Griffith (son).
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      Guy White 36A.85 A PG 252.13.2 40.12.9 Sep 14 1714
      Received from: Keyser & Wharton, Benjamin & James Bradley, John Hyde, Richard Cuckit, Samuell Griffith, Josias Towgood.
      Payments to: Benjamin & James Bradley, Keyser & Wharton, Patrick Hepburn, John Gerrard, Rupert Butler, George Burcher, Richard Rouse, Thomas Slufcord, (?), Benjamin Berry, Henry Butler.
      Administratrix: Elisabeth White.
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      Miles, Thomas, Prince George's County, 2nd day, 6th mo., 1725; 23rd Nov., 1726.
      To 2 sons, Thomas and John, and their hrs., lands in A. A,. County, at hd. of Lyons Ck.; shd. either son die during minority, survivor to inherit portion of dec'd.
      To son Thomas afsd., personalty at age of 18.
      To dau. Sarah (the now wife of Samuel Plummer) and dau. Elizabeth, personalty.
      To wife Elizabeth, extx., and 2 child. by her, viz. John and Rachell, residue of estate.
      Test: William Coale, Saml. White, Benjamin White. 19.65
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      Thomas Miles 9.152 A PG 273.8.4 76.0.3 May 13 1728
      Received from: John Hanbury (merchant in London).
      Payments to: Capt. John Murdock, Thomas Plummer, Benjamin White (son of Guy White (former husband of accountant)), Mr. Robert Tyler, Thomas Brooke, Esq., Thomas Brooke & William Holland & Thomas Addison, Esq., Dr. Richard Hill. Legatees (children): Sarah wife of Samuel Plummer, Thomas, Elisabeth wife of Samuel Roberts.
      Executrix: Elisabeth Miles (Quaker).
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1752-1757; Liber NN {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 308. At the request of Samuel White the following Land Commission was recorded abt November 27, 1754
      Memorandum that on the special petition of Samuel White preferred to the justices of Prince George's County, Maryland on the 4th Tuesday of June in the 4th year of his Lordship commission the Right Hon. the Lord Proprietary Dominion etc., his Lordship commission issued by order of the justices aforesaid out of the county aforesaid on the first day of July Anno Domini 1754. In these words following, Frederick Absolute Lord and Proprietary of the Province of Maryland and Avalon Lord Baron of Baltimore Vizt; to Messrs Robert Tyler, Thomas Harwood, Thomas Lancaster and John Lamar, Jr., of PGCo gentleman, whereas Samuel White is seized of tract "Cool Spring Manor" and preferred his petition in writing to our county court held at Upper Marlborough Town before Peter Dent, gentleman and his associates then and still justices within our county to examine evidence to prove and perpetuate the memory of the bounds of the said tract of land. Therefore, we command you any three or two of you to examine all witnesses or persons concerned touching their knowledge of the bounds of the said tract. Witness Peter Dent, gentleman, June 8, 1754. Issued July 1, 1754, Joseph Sim, Clk
      By virtue of a commission to examine evidences to prove the bounds of "Cool Spring Manor" we hereby give notice that we intend to meet on the lands the 10th day of September next. July 22, 1754, Thomas Lancaster, Thomas Harwood, John Lamar, Jr., Mordecai Jacob, Robert Tyler.
      The commissioners met September 10, 1754 on part of a tract called "Cool Spring Manor" being in possession of Mr. Samuel White and came to a white oak stump standing near the head of a marsh.
      John Evans, aged 53 being sworn declares he heard his father and Elizabeth White say this was the 2nd bound tree of Guy White's land between this Guy White and Francis Collier and further saith not. Thence we proceeded to a gum tree where the deponent John Evans being sworn aforesaid declared that Elizabeth White run Guy White's land out which was part of "Cool Spring Manor" about 42 years ago and came to this bounded gum tree standing on the east side of a hill in an old field being the 3rd tree of Guy White's land then Elizabeth White, sent for Francis Collier and he clapped his hand on this gum tree and said this was the bounded gum tree between Guy White and Francis Collier and further saith not. Taken before Thomas Lancaster, Thomas Harwood