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

John Needham

Male Abt 1721 - 1755  (~ 34 years)


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  • Name John Needham 
    Born Abt 1721  Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Jul 1755  Frederick County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I001767  Tree1
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2021 

    Family ID F41259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Abbington,   b. Abt 1725, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1772, Frederick County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married Bef 1742  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ann Needham,   b. Bef 1753, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1785, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years)
     2. Eleanor Needham,   b. Bef 1753, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1785, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 32 years)
     3. Martha Needham,   b. Bef 1753, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1785, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F01118  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Mr. John Needham 59.228 FR L790.0.4 Jul 2 1755
      Appraisers: Henry Wright Crabb, Alexander Beall.
      Creditors: Ignatius Digges, Andrew Heugh.
      Next of kin: John Abington , Andrew Abington.
      Administratrix: Sarah Needham
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 621.
      Mar 15, 1742/(43] from John Prichett the Older of PG, planter, to John Needham of PG, for 15 £sterling, part of a tract of land called Prichetts Purchase, bounded by a tract of land called Huntington, containing about 45 acres of land. Signed - John Prichett (Sr). Wit - Benjn Harris, William Waters, Thos Owen*, James Edmonston*, Frans Lowndes. Recorded Mar 22, 1742/[43].
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      John Abbington 21.150 A PG £1439.9.3 Mar 15 1744
      Received from: Daniel Dulany, Esq.
      Payments to: John Dawson, Joseph Jeffery for money lent to William Abbington (son), John Needham who married Sarah (daughter) for legacies now property of Mr. George Noble since delivered to Mr. John Addison (surviving executor of said Noble), Catherine Plafey, John Dickinson, Richard Gildart, Esq. (merchant in Leverpoole) per Charles Neale, William Webster, Capt. Charles Beall paid to Hugh Conn, Thomas Sprigg, Thomas Gant, Sr., MM Henry & Edward Trafford (merchants in Leverpoole) per John Lawrance paid to John Hawkins, William Murdock, William Hawkins per Mordacai Coleman (executor of Joseph Coleman).
      Executrix: Mary Scott, wife of Dr. Andrew Scott.
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      Jacob Wood 47.50 FR £128.10.0 Dec 4 1750 Mar 4 1750
      Appraisers: N. Magruder, John Needham.
      Creditors: David Ross, Thomas Sparks.
      Next of kin: Robert Wood, John Wood.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Jane Wood.
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      1748-1752 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen}
      pg. 579-581. John Needham of FC, gentleman, recorded deed 16 June 1752, made 10 June 1752, between William Norris of Frederick County, colony ofVirginia, for 2495 Ibs tob., tract called "The Forrest," on side of Rock Creek branch, at east side ofanother branch, M&B for 100 acres. Signed Willm Norris, before Alex. Beall, John Clagett. Ack., and Martha wife of William Norris released dower. Receipt & AF of 4 shilliilgs paid.
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      1748-1752 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen} .
      pg. 417-418. Mary Scott wife of Andrew Scott and John Needham recorded 8 July 1751; made 1 June 1751, between Andrew Scott, doctor in physic of FC, and Mary his wife; and Mr. John Needham, merchant of FC. Andrew Scott and Mary his wife, for 5 shillings legal money GB, hereby acknowledge and in performance for Mary the wife of said Andrew as decree in Chancery appertaining a separate maintenance for Mary the wife of Andrew, and for diverse good causes; have sold unto John Needham, tract called "Carrick Fergus," upon which stands the village known as Broad Creek in PGC, to have said tracts of land, to have said lands and profits during the natural life of Mary the wife of said Andrew; and Andrew has this date paid the said John Needham the sum of 70 pcm, and covenants and agrees to pay yearly during the life of said Mary, the sum of 20 pounds, when the condition&circumstances of said Andrew can spare the same; that is to say, John Needham, shall from time to time employ and dispose of all the profits of the premises her for the separate use, benefit and maintenance of the said Mary alone. Signed Andrew Scott, Mary Scott, Jno Needham, before John Clagett, Geo Gordon. Andrew
      Scott ack. indenture. Jno Needham signed receipt.
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      1748-1752 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen}
      pg. 603-604. Andrew Heugh of FC, merchant, recorded deed 17 Aug. 1752, made same date, between John Needham ofFC, and Sarah his wife, for 10 shilling sterling, GB, sells tract called "Huntington," M&B, the ridge between Rock Creek and Captain John, the beginning tree of "Clagett's Purchase," M&B for 307 acres, signed Jno Needham, Sarah Needham, before Henry Wright Crabb, Alex. Beall. Receipt, Ack. AF paid.
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      1748-1752 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen}
      pg. 607-609. John Needham recorded 18 Aug. 1752, made 15 Aug. 1752, between Andrew Heugh ofFC,
      merchant, for 10 shillings sterling, tract called "Huntington," M&B for 307 acres, signed Andrew Heugh before Henry Wright Crabb, Alex. Beall. Sarah wife of Andrew, examined apart released dower. Receipt, AF paid.
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      1748-1752 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen}
      pg. 634-635. John Needham ofFC, recorded 20 Oct. 1752, made 7 Oct. 1752, between Clement Hill ofPGC, for 5 shillings, tract called "The Forrest," M&B given, at mouth of Little Rivelet, which runs into Rock Creek, M&B for 610 acres; signed Clement Hill before John Darnall, H. Darnall, receipt, AF paid.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1752-1757; Liber NN {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 66. At the request of John Needham the following Bill of Lading was recorded August 27, 1752
      Shipped by the grace of God in good order and well conditioned by Mr. John Needham on his own proper account and risk and in and upon the good ship called St. Michael whereof the master under God for this present voyage is Anthony Addison and riding at anchor in the River Potomack and by God's grace bound for London to say four hogshead Maryland leaf tobacco being marked and numbered as in the margin and are to be delivered in the like good order and well conditioned at the aforesaid port of London (the danger of the seas only excepted) unto Mr. Sydenham and Hodgson merchants in London they paying freight for the said goods at the rate of 7 pounds sterling per ton. In witness whereof the master of said ship has affirmed to two bills of lading all of this tenor and date the one which two bills being accomplished the other to stand void and to God send the good ship to her desired port in safety, amen. Dated on the Potomac River November 21, 1750
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 324. At the request of John Lockline the following Deed was recorded November 3, 1768
      Indenture made February 17, 1742; William Prather, 3rd, planter in consideration of 26 pounds sterling money of Great Britain paid by John Lockline, planter has sold tracts called "Hope" containing 37 acres and "Addition to the Hope" containing 100 acres lying on the Long Branch of the north fork of the Eastern Branch of Potomack River. Signed William Prather in the presence of Philip Jackson, John Needham and acknowledged before Thomas Owen, James Edmonston and at the same time Sarah Prather w/o William Prather relinquished her right of dower {yes it is 1742}

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