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

Henry Gifford

Male Bef 1655 - 1714  (> 59 years)

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  • Name Henry Gifford 
    Born Bef 1655  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Dec 1714  Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I001430  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father Maryland Gifford 
    Family ID F00798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Douglass,   b. 1670, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Jul 1718, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 48 years) 
    Married Abt 1686  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Douglass Gifford,   b. Abt 1686, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1720, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     2. Anne Gifford,   b. Abt 1686, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F00797  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      Henry Gifford 36B.214 I CH 146.18.1 Dec 6 1714
      Servants mentioned: John Kyte (boy), John Bye (boy), William Mathews (boy).
      Appraisers: John Gwinn, Thomas Harriss.
      Creditors: William Harbert.
      Next of kin: Joseph Douglasse, Benjamin Douglasse.
      Henry Guiford 37A.131 A CH 2146.18.1 2122.9.6 Jul 23 1716
      Received from: John Penn, John Chandler.
      Payments to: Jo. Doughlasse, Philip Briscoe, Sr., John Tomkins, Mr. Robert Hanson, George Belons, Thomas Court, Capt. William Harbert.
      Administrators: Matthew Barnes and his wife Sarah Barnes.
      Charles County Maryland Land Records, Liber Z, Page 80
      Henry Gifford, registered cattle mark; 22 Mar 1703/4
      Douglas Gifford, cattle mark registered by his father Henry; 22 Mar 1703/4
      Joseph Cornell 13A.366 A CH 147.16.1 Apr 5 1695
      Received from; John Smith, John Duglas (cooper).
      Payments to: Dr. John Harrison, Thomas Young (servant, dead), Mr. Robert Yates, James Cox, Mr. John Stone, Cleborne Lomax, Henry Gifford, Mr. Anthony Neale, Thomas Whichaley on account of Mr. Thomas Hussey, Capt. John Courts, George Scroggin, Mr. Gilbert Clark on account of Mrs. Elisabeth Blackiston, John Younge.
      Executor: William Herbert.
      Joseph Corwell {Cornell} 25.333 A CH 147.16.1 162.14.6 Jul 26 1706
      Payments to: Robert Yates, James Cox, John Stone, Cleborne Lomax, Henry Gifford, Anthony Neale, Hugh Tears for use of Vestry of William & Mary Parish, Col. Hum, Warren, George Scroging, Gilbert Clarke, William Warder, Dr. John Harrison, Col, John Courts, James Tyer, William Worrell son of Robert Worrell, Thomas Bordley.
      Executor: William Herbert.
      Humphrey Warren 14.74 A CH 552.4.0 #79067 Oct 7 1696
      Received from: Col. Pye, Elisabeth Guest, John Williams, Francis Meekes, Thomas Wharton, Robert Powell, David Rowland, Benjamin Posier, Thomas Smoot, William Logwell, Griffin Davis, William Barton, Francis Frampton, Moses Jones, John Wood, Nicholas Cooper, John Cage, Anne Stayd, Michael Brumley, Michael Bead, Henry Thompson, Patrick Anderson, Henry Tanner, William Barton, Mathew Sanders, John Gray, Frances Wheeler, John Smith, Henry Franklin, Anthony Eatly, Nathaniell Eatly, William Snowden, George Newman, Henry Gifford, Georqe Scoggin, William Nicholls, Samuell Luckett, Richard Morris, Capt. Rand, Brandt, John Stansbury.
      Payments to: Thomas Hussey, Alderman Hawton,. Rogers & Laptham,, Hugh Moore per account endorsed by James Knox,, Thomas Wakefield, Joseph Lewin, Richard Iles, Capt. Hoskins, Clement Hill, John Courts, Capt, Henry Hardy, Richard Morris in right of his wife (unnamed) a daughter of Robert Rowland (administered by Col. Warren), Edward Price, John Gooch due from Sir Thomas Lawrence, John Jackson.
      Mentions: 4 children (unnamed) plus the accountant,
      Administrator/Executor: Notly Warren (son).
      Hugh Gardiner 13B.9 A CH 19.4.4 #9053 May 15 1696
      Received from: Mr. Land, Daniell French, James Keay, Robert Powell, William Timothy.
      Payments to: Cleborne Lomax, John Gimlet, John Ratcliffe, Thomas Whichaley, Thomas Tansell, James Turner, Benjamin Ward, Mr. Tubman, Mr. William Dent,
      Mentions: 1 orphan (unnamed).
      Administrator; Henry Gifford.
      Brown, Mary (nunc.), Chas. Co., 21st Jan., 1701,
      To son William, personalty. son-in-law Samuel Peirson, residue of estate in trust for sons John and Francis.
      This will also states that testatrix' daus. Sarah and Anne were the wives of Giles Tompkins and John Shaw, respectively . No bequests, however, are made to them.
      Ex. not given.
      Test- Matthew Barbery.
      Mary Browne (widow) 21.369 I CH 15,9,8 Feb 16 1701
      Appraisers: Henry Gyfford (also Henry Guiford), George Newman.
      Joseph Vennor 32B.189 I 116-17.8 Jul 16 1711
      List of debts: Peter Bard, William Chanler, Joseph Cooper, Richard Dodd, Thomas Dixon, John Hanson. Jr., Peter Mackmillion, William Mackaby, Mary Posey, George Askin, James Wallace, Thomas Jenkins, Col. John Contee, Thomas Dent, James Keeth, Sr., Joseph Manning, Richard Shipard, John Thompson, Edward Bonson, Richard Edelen, William Godian, Samuel Hanson, Phil. Lynes, Esq,, John Parnham, Ralph Shaw, Sr., Thomas Sympson, Capt. Da. Greenhill, Samuel Boughton., Randolph Brent, John Brayfield, Henry Barnes, Edward Bryant (runaway), Benjamin Clark (dead), James Connell (runaway), Chinalear Christian (gone away), Thomas Grumbill (runaway), John Hammond Smith James Hays, Robert Hager,, Jr. (dead), William Kellick, Aaron Misery (gone away), Jonathon Miller for estate of James Smith, Norah Magrah (runaway), Hugh Owen (runaway), Michaell Rayly (dead), John Smith, Thomas Tucker (runaway),, Thomas Whicherly, James Ashbrown, Mathew Barnes. Edward Chapman, Ignatius Casun, John Campton, Jos, Dowglas, Kat. Dennis, Gerrard Foulks, John Fendall, John Gardiner, Henry Gifford, John Hanson, Sr., Benjamin Hall, John Hammond, John Lovelace, Patrick Maggatee, Robert Maheve, William Richardson, George Short, Jr., Thomas Sanders, Adam Tilley, James Thompson, Henry Wharton, Abell Wackfield, Robert Yates.
      Mentions: Mr. Walter Story.

      List of Debts for Charles de la Roche

      In the Inventories & Accounts is a list of the debts due to the estate of Charles de la Roche. The inventory was filed in St. Mary's County. The list is dated January 1675. This list can be found in Libor 1, Folios 518-533.


      John Stone Thomas White Hugh Manning John Browne
      John Warwick Hugh Hopewell Robertt Doyne Thomas Mathews
      Cornelius Howard William Newport John Asbins William Lawrence
      John Edmundson William Thomas Thomas Hinton Edward Wilt
      Josias Seward Peter Watts George Mackall William Rosewell
      Henry Coxe Joseph Edloe Thomas Potter Mathew Stone
      Peter Harrison Daniell Divine Edward Grady John Gittings
      Robertt Ellis Stephen Marty Randall Handson Thomas Salmon
      Thomas Simpson Thoeas boxey Robertt Farrar cornelius Watkinson
      William Eamstid Richard Swetman Joseph Hackney Robertt Pricks
      Thomas Carleton John Nicola Mr. Blomfield William Head
      Henry Darnell Thomas Hopkins Richard Chilean Christopher Goodhand
      Raymond Stapleford Charles Hawkins Peter Eure James Standley
      Daniell Gculdson Stephen Cannon John Wynne Edward Sauvage
      Thomas Hawkins Capt.Hugh O'Neale John Hales Edward Galige
      John Tant John Scott William Gifford John Mitchell
      John Hartwell John Bemont Ninian Bell William Hemsley
      Robartt Thompson John Darby Thomas Hillery Thomas Trueman, Esq.
      Jane Wright Michael Dawny Edward Cooke Thomas Taylor (Dorchester)
      John Godard William Melton John Walters George Hanworth
      Henry Stockett George Gunnell John Manning Henry Simlett
      William Caine William Kerby Francis Cole Benjamin Solley
      Thomas Francis John Dobsy Philip Jones Emanuell Ratcliff
      Dennis at Mr. Darnell Capt. William Coleborne George Seward Leydon Stephen
      Joseph Richardson William Barrett Henry Eason John Hord
      Ambrose Rigger William Price Giles Blizard Samuell Chew, Esq.
      Thomas Pritchett Benjamin Bennett Kenelm Cheseldyn Nicholas Guither
      Marmaduke Simmes Thomas Walker Garrett Vansweringen Lawrence Aarnell
      John Darnell Justinian Gerrard George Oldfield Charles Bancks
      James Witch Thomas Bancks John Deary William Stevens
      Charles Price William Coursey William Kennedy Richard Cole
      Elizabeth Benson Andrew Insley Marck Blomfield Thomas Chandler
      Hanniball Greenwood William Rosewell John Barnes Benjamin Roger
      Francis Gunby Samuell Hatton John Wedge Mr. Bowles
      Francis ?illborne Joshua Culbert Roger Sharlin William Claw
      James Ringold John Taly Thomas Brinson John Willis
      John Hinson Edward Sise Charles Gregory George Robotham
      Francis Colliard Richard Beckett Robertt Wells James Thompson
      Thomas Guant John Rosewell John Evans Thomas Adams
      Dorithy Dorington Jeremy Mackenow Thomas Bennett Jeremy Eaton
      Anthony Woorckman George Godfrey Symon East Dr. Jowles
      Peter Mills Hamond Norton Richard Hill Joseph Tow
      Mr. Barrett (merchant) Michael Caterton Robertt Harper Mr. Paine
      Christopher Andrews Ambrose Bayley Thomas Loquer John Hollins
      John Ealfhead Baker Brooke, Esq. John Martindall Thomas Bromhall
      Richard Ladd Morgan Jones William Chadborne William Lucas
      John Cooper Capt. Quigley John Clocker Henry Ryder
      Charles the Gouvernor's Henry Phipps Richard Bayley William Claw
      Carpenter Edward Clarke Mathew Ward Benjamin Hunt
      Capt. John Jourdain Luke Parckson Daniell Clocker, Jr. John Grigs
      Peter Waples William Worgan Robertt Carvile John wahop
      Constant Kirfe Brien O'Daly Henry Gifford William Happell
      Florence Driscoll John Baker Thomas Parsons Thomas Cosden
      Walter Davis William Asbeston Mathias Wood Thomas How
      Dr. Tilghman John Doxey John Bigger William Waitley
      Robertt Largo George Thompson Nehemiah Blackistone Samuell Creney
      John Hopwell William Grimes Henry Turner Capt. Jenifer
      Dr. Tone at the gouvernor's John Gold William Borernan Seth Foster
      Jacob Johnson William Gaither George Robins Nathaniel Stiles
      Dr. Jones Capt. James Neale Thomas Bland John Fanning
      Richard Keene James Lewis Edward Sollay Jonathon Cyprea
      Richard Batton James Newell John Cooke Robertt Hatton
      John Garnish Walter Powell William Thomas in Virginia Abraham Seale
      Roger Shadley Richard Davis Folck Brannell lsack Foxoroft (Accomack)
      Clarke Daniell John Robertts (bricklayer) Edmund Weepe John Thompson
      Robertt Conant John Cage Edmund King Jesse Garrett
      John Duckfield Rob. Craft Vincent Atcheson Pope Alvey
      John Deary Phineas Blackwood Dr. Pearce Henry Coursey
      William Cosford Capt. Jenifer John Wright James Kerrey
      Giles Tompkins 26.191 A CH 52.14.0 11.11.1 Mar 24 1706
      Appraisers of estate: Anthony Neale, Henry Giford.
      Received from: John Shaw, Samferson.
      Payments to: Anthony Neale, John Gibbs, John Standbury.
      Administratrix: Sarah Tomkine (also Sarah Tompkins).
      Paull Buros {Burroughs} 25.346 I CH 26.10.8 {Mid 1705}
      Appraisers: Henry Giford, John Payn.
      Thomas Dew 10.212 I 145.5.10 Apr 20 1689
      The amount of the inventory also included #31508.
      Appraisers: Andrew Abbington, Joseph Edloe.
      List of debts: Phillip Cocks, William Simons, Mr. Pitcher, Richard Wise, Robert Perry, Richard White, Edward Horne, Mr. Willson, Mr. Cornwallis, Maj. Sewall, Lynes, John Tanner, Richard Day, Roger Skreene, Edward Fisher, Thomas Hopkins, Thomas Yarthly, Mr. Aisqueath, Samuell Grostly, cookmaid of Maj. Sewall, Mr. Cheseldyne, Patrick Bedlow, Capt. William Johnson, George Mason, Joseph Edwards, Charles Devenish, Richard Keener James Cullins, George Thompson, Mr. Gewlicke, Edward Horne, William Symons, Capt. Clegett, Edward Day, William Sorgeson, John Beadle, William Twisdell, Lewis Jones, John Griggs, Col. Darnall, Col. Diggs, Maj. Tayler, John Tanner, Nathaniell Fisher, John Edmundson, Capt. Hanslapp, Jonathan Willson, Dr. Sam'll, Henry Gifford, John Griggs (cooper), Mr. Lynes, William Hudson, Walter Powell.
      Thomas Pue 13A.222 A CA 145.5.10 Feb 7 1694
      Payments to: Col. Thomas Taylor, Mrs. Hopwell on account of William Martin, Mrs. Fenwick, Mr. Hubbert, Mr. John Payne, Elisabeth Horne per William Asquith, William Apleby, Mrs. Hopwell, Capt. Watts, Capt. Philips, Mr. Henry Lowe, Col. Henry Darnall.
      List of debts: William Symons, Robert Perry, Mr. Cornwallis, cookmaid (unnamed) of Maj. Sewall, Patrick Bedlow, Capt. William Johnson, George Mason, Mr. Henry Lowe for Daniell Berry (servant) per Mr. Philip Clarke, Dr. Jos. Simpel, Andrew Abbington, Mr. Tanny, Mr. Nicholas Gulick, William Haines (smith), Mrs. Baker, Samuell Grasesy, John Lynn, Joseph Edloe, Mrs. Burford paid by Mr. Carroll, Mr. Carroll, Mr. Philip Lynes, Mr. Dent, Mr. Tanny, James Baker, Mr. Carroll on account of Capt. Phillips, Mr. George Thompson, Samuell Watkins on account of Capt. Hill, Mr. Fernly on account of John Broome, Col. Darnall & Mr. Hill, Charles Devonish (runaway), William Symons (runaway), John Griggs, Cal. Darnall, John Edmondson, Patrick Bedlow, Henry Gifford, William Hudson.
      Distribution to: widow (unnamed), orphan (unnamed).
      Executrix: Anna Browne (relict), wife of James Browne.
      William Herbert 2.263 A CH 869.11.7 74.8.8 Aug 6 1719
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of 187.14.7.
      Received from: Samuel Hanson, Stephen Cauley, John Pen, Nicholas Wroth, Richard Ratclif, John Ching, Richard Smith, James Smith, Abell Wakefield, Josep Douglas.
      Payments to: John Bruce, John Scrogging, John Floyd, John Colvin, Francis Lister, John Gardner, Gustavus Brown, George Bellows, William Bladen, Esq., Thomas Bordley, Esq., William Clements, Robert Hall, James Haddock, Samuel Hanson, Joseph Douglas.
      Executor: George Dent.
      Sarah Herbert 2.281 A CH 190.15.6 458.1.8 Nov 13 1719
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of 78.10.11. A third inventory is cited in the amount of 188.15.3.
      Payments to: William Briscoe.
      Legatees: Douglas Guilford, Thomas Douglas, Thomas Howard, Benjamin Douglas, Joshua Douglas.
      Distribution to: accountant.
      Executor: Joseph Douglas.
      Giles Tomkins 25.405 I CH 62.14.0 Apr 13 1706
      Appraisers: Anthony Neale, Henry Gufford (also Henry Guilford).
      Charles County Circuit Court Liber S, Page 420
      17 Jul 1694; Indenture from Thomas Gibson to Henry Gifford; for 12,000# tobacco; a parcel called Gibson's Close; [very dim); /s/ Thomas Gibson (mark); wit. Jno. Harrison, Ralph Smith (mark); ack. by Elizabeth Gibson
      Charles County Circuit Court Liber S, Page 423
      8 Mar 1694; Indenture from Thomas Gibson to Henry Gifford, carpenter; for 6,000# tobacco; a parcel._[very dim]; /s/ Thomas Gibson (mark), Elizabeth Gibson (mark); wit. George Tubman, Jahn Wilson
      Charles County Court Records, March 1742/3 Court, Liber T#2, Page 502.
      Pursuant to an order of last Aug CC Court, Commission issued to Robert Yates, John Maddox, William Penn, & William Douglass, Gent, to examine such witnesses as to them should be produced in relation to a tract of land called Gibson Neck, in the possession of Jacob Andrew Minitree, as follows, viz - To Robert Yates, John Maddox, William Penn, & William Douglass, Gent. Whereas Jacob Andrew Minitree, seized of a tract of land called Gibson Neck, lying in CC, did on Aug 10 in the 28th year of our Dominion, prefer his petition to CC Court on the day afd, before Robert Hanson, Gent, and his associates, our Justices in CC, for Commission to examine witnesses to prove and perpetuate the memory of the bounds of the sd tract of land, know that we have given you (not being any way related to the petitioner, contiguous proprietor, nor interested in sd land) powerd to examine witnesses as afd. Signed Aug 14, 1742 - Edm Porteus, Clk.
      And now here, John Maddox & William Penn, two of the Commissioners afd, return to the Court here the Commission afd, with a certificate and deposition thereunto annexed, viz - We certify that we have examined all such witnesses as were offered to us, with all other, the necessaries, pursuant to the Commission to us directed. Signed Dec 15, 1742 - John Maddox, William Penn.
      CC. The deposition of Joseph Douglass, age about 66, who deposes that Henry Gifford showed him a bounded white oak, and said it was his bound tree, the sd tree being now felled and much decayed where now stands at the stump of the sd tree, a bounded locust post near the house of Benjamin King's, by a small branch, and near Pickawaxon main Road, and this deponent further says that he understood the sd Gilford that the land was called Gipsons Neck.
      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Piccawaxen or Wm&Mary: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 293-37: GIBSONS CLOSE: 115 acres; Possession of - 115 Acres - Gifford, Henry : Surveyed 1669 for Thomas Gibson in Pykawaxon at a pock hickory at the head of Bowles branch SE by the back creek:
      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Piccawaxen or Wm&Mary: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 290-21: GIBSONS NECK: 20 acres; Possession of - 20 Acres - Gibson, Henry : Surveyed 29 May 1667 for Thomas Gibson in Smootes Creek (nigh?) Pykawaxon:
      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Piccawaxen or Wm&Mary: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 299-85: GIBSONS POUND: 42 acres; Possession of - 42 Acres - Gifford, Henry: Surveyed 3 Oct 1684 for Thomas Gibson:

      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Piccawaxen or Wm&Mary: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 434-404: GIBSONS POUND: 42 acres; Possession of - 42 Acres - Gibson, Thomas: Surveyed for Thomas Gibson, 3 Oct 1684 and patented to Resmond the wife of Jacob Andrew Minitree the 20 April 1741: - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},

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