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

Ruth Hawkins

Female 1688 - Abt 1712  (24 years)


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  • Name Ruth Hawkins 
    Born 1688  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Abt 1712  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I001620  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father Henry Hawkins,   b. 1627, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1699, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Holland,   b. 1644,   d. 14 Jun 1717, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1681  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Abstracts of the Inventories and Accounts of the Prerogative Court of Maryland 1679-1686 Libers 6, 7a, 7b, 8, compiled by V. L. Skinner, p. 45
      Francis Wyne 8.56 A CH #76011 #76011 Jun 26 1683
      Payments to: Hon. Philip Calvert, William Marshall, Mr. Edward Pye upon account of Col. Benjamin Rozer, Cleborne Lomax, Alexander Smith, George Grows, George Hodgeson.
      Distribution to: executrix.
      Executrix: Elisabeth Hawkins, wife of Henry Hawkins.
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      James Hughes 2005-09-15 11:46:56
      Maryland Indexes Marriage References MSA S 1527 H

      Henry Hawkins married Elizabeth widow of Francis Wyne(Wine) daughter of Thomas Hebden and Catherine Payne.
      HAWKINS Henry, m. by 26 June 1683, Elizabeth, extx. of Francis Wyne of CH Co. (INAC 8:56).
    Family ID F00942  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Keech,   b. Abt 1685, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1725/26, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married 15 Nov 1704  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Martha Keech,   b. Abt 1706, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1742, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)
     2. James Keech,   b. 1710, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1776, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. Elizabeth Keech,   b. 1706, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1786, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F00953  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ruth Hawkins became the first wife of James Keech, Gent., and had daughters named Martha and Elizabeth Keech, mentioned in the Will of their grandmother Elizabeth Hawkins already cited.

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      Charles County Maryland Land Records, Liber Z, Page 160
      15 Nov 1704; Deed of Gift from Mrs. Elizabeth Hawkins a Negro girl named Elley age 13 or 14 to her dau. Ruth, wife of James Keech, Jr.
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      Jane Prise, widow, Indenture Feb 12 1695 to Henry Hawkins, Gent, and Elizabeth his wife, to care for her throughout her lifetime, parcel called "Locust Thisckett", on branch of Piscataway, 500 acres, patented by Edward Prise (planter) on Jan 26 1676 and left by his will to his wife Jane Prise; mentions children, Ruth Hawkins and Henry Holland Hawkins. (Ct.&Land: Q#1.60)

      John Thompkinson. Deed of gift Oct 2 1672 to his wife, Jane, all his estate (Ct.&Land: E#1.101)
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      Charles County Maryland Land Records, Liber Z, Page 276
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      I Oct 1707; Elizabeth Hawkins enters a Negro boy now 8-9 years old .... John, eldest s/o James Keech and Ruth his now wife, d/o Elizabth Hawkins ... sister of John ... return to Henry Holland Hawkins
      I Oct 1707; Elizabeth Hawkins enters Negro boy Jack age 3-4 for her son Henry Holland Hawkins

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