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

Benjamin Griffith

Male Abt 1730 - 1751  (~ 21 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Griffith 
    Born Abt 1730  St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Nov 1751  Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I039186  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2018 

    Father Samuel Griffith,   b. 1681, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1741, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Anne Skinner,   b. Bef 1709, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1751, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years) 
    Married Between 1726 and 1728  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F22604  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      GRIFFITH, BENJAMIN, Calvert Co, 10 Jan, 1750/51; 13 Nov, 1751
      To sister Bathsheba Griffith, lands that I own, during her life, and at her decease, to her male hr. , lawfully begotten, and for pt. of Such hr. to fall to my sister Ann Duvall, son Lewis Duvall and hrs.
      To cousin Lewis Duvall, clothing.
      To bro. John Griffith's 2 daus., Sarah and Elizabeth Griffith, balance of estate.
      Bro. John Griffith, ex.
      Wit: Jos. Smith, Jr., Richard Crosly, Lewis Griffith. 28. 227
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      Samuel Griffith of Calvert Co.; written 2 Oct 1741; probate 2 Nov 1741
      To son Samuel and hrs., land in Baltimore County
      To son Lewis, land where he now dwells and 1/2 land where son John now dwells
      To son John, residue of land where he dwells
      To son Benjamin, land belonging to his grandfather Clarke Skinner
      To Richard Steele, land lying between land of Mary Grace and Jonah Winfield to be used as a school
      To daus. Ann, Rebecca and Bathshebey, dwel. plan.
      Remainder to be equally divided between all my children
      Exs: Sons Lewis and John
      Test: Henry Austin, Nathan Smith and Elizabeth Brown MCW 148.22.398)
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      Samuel Griffith 27.154 A CA 542.5.8 Nov 11 1749
      Payments to (in equal amounts, their portions): Samuel Griffith, Lucy Griffith, Martha Griffith, Elisabeth wife of Samuel White, Rachel wife of John Stevens, Rebecca wife of Nothey Thomas, Benjamin Griffith, Sarah wife of Lewis Jones, Anne wife of Benjamin Duvall, Lewis Griffith (accountant), John Griffith (accountant), Barthsheba Griffith paid to her guardian John Griffith.
      Executors: Lewis Griffith (Quaker), John Griffith.