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

Roger Fowke

Male Abt 1697 - 1728  (~ 31 years)


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  • Name Roger Fowke 
    Born Abt 1697  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Jan 1727/28  Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I001906  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2019 

    Father Gerard Fowke,   b. 15 Jul 1662, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1734/35, Nanjemy, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Sarah Burditt,   b. Abt 1665, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1745/46, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1686  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Charles County Circuit Court, Birth, Deaths & Marriage Records, Liber Q
      Fowke, Gerrard of Portobacco; m. Sarah Burdett the youngest d/o Thomas Burdett late of this County, 31 Dec 1687
    Family ID F01100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Stone,   b. 1700, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1761, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married Abt 1716  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Gerard Fowke,   b. Jun 1719, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1783, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     2. Jane Fowke,   b. Abt 1725, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1760, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F01084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Mr. Roger Fowke 13.39 CH 251.10.7 Jan 31 1727 Apr 11 1728
      Appraisers: Richard Harrison, Francis Meeke.
      Creditors: Thomas Taylor, William Maconchie.
      Next of kin: Gerard Fowke, Gustavus Brown.
      Administratrix: Ann Fowke.
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      Roger Fowke (gentleman) 9.172 A CH 251.10.7 279.3.5 Dec 3 1728
      Received from: Dr. Jenifer.
      Payments to: Richard Thomas, Thomas Taylor, Abraham Etholl, Mr. John Howard, Samuel Hanson.
      Distribution to: accountant, 3 children (unnamed, minors).
      Administratrix: Anne Fowke.
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      Sources:
      Title: "A History of Chapman and Alexander Families" by Sigismunda Mary Frances Chapman, Virgiia Book Company, 1939, Berryville, Virginia
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      Anne Hutchison 103.250 CH 329.10.8 Mar 7 1770 Aug 11 1770
      Appraisers: Warren Dent, Richard Barnes.
      Creditors: Barnes & Redgate John Craig for John & James Jamieson.
      Next of kin: David Stone, William McConchie.
      Administrator: Gerard Fowke.
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      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 14
      19 July 1716; Recorded at request of Gerrard Fowke:
      14 Jul 1716; Deed of Gift from Ebsworth Bayne to his dau. Burditt Bayne, a mulatto girl age 13 mos.; /s/ Ebsworth Bayne; wit. Chandler Fowke, Roger Fowke
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      Charles County Liber L#2 Page 43.
      At the request of Roger Fowke of CC, Gent, the following deed was recorded Aug 30, 1722.
      Jul 31, 1722 from Burdit Ashton of Westmoreland County, Virginia, Gent, to Roger Fowke of CC, Gent, for 30 sterling, all that parcel of land, part of a tract called Burdits Rest, lying in CC near the head of Burdits Cr, containing 229 acres. Signed - Burdt Ashton. Wit - Robt Alexander, Thomas Stone*, Gusta. Brown*. Mary, the wife of Burdit Ashton, voluntarily relinquished her right of dower.
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      Charles County, Maryland Liber L#2, Page 248.
      At the request of Roger Fowke of CC, the following deed was recorded this Feb 14, 1725. .
      Dec 18, 1725 from Gerrard Fowke & Sarah, his wife, of CC, to Roger Fowke of CC, for 5 shillings and for the natural love they have for their son, Roger Fowke, and for divers other good causes, all that parcel of land, being part of a tract called Burditts Rest, lying in CC near the head of Burditts Cr, containing 329 acres, part of a tract of land formerly taken up by Mr. Thomas Burditt for 700 acres, but by a late survey, contains 916 acres. Also, one other tract of land, being part of a tract called Birds Nest, lying in CC near the head of sd Burditts Cr, containing 226 acres. The 2 parcels of land were originally granted to Mr. Thomas Burdett of CC, deced. Signed - Gerard Fowke, Sarah Fowke. Wit - Wm Stone*, Thomas Stone*. Sarah Fowke relinquished her right of dower in and to the within mentioned land and premises.
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      Charles County Liber L#2 Page 315.
      At the request of Roger Fowke of CC, Gent, the following deed was recorded this Oct 8, 1726.,
      Apr 25, 1726 from Burdit Ashton of Westmoreland County, Virginia, to Roger Fowke of CC, Gent, for 2400 lbs of tobacco and 1 Guinea in money and for divers other causes, all that parcel of land, part of a tract of land called Birds Nest, lying in CC near the head of Birdits Cr, containing 75 acres. Signed - Burdt Ashton. Wit Thomas Stone*, Theodo: (T his mark) Stone Jr, Theodo (T his mark) Stone Sr, Wm Stone*. Mary, the wife of Burdit Ashton, relinquished her right of dower in and to the within mentioned land and premises.
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 270.
      At the request of Anne Fowke of CC, the following deed of gift was recorded this Nov 22, 1731.
      I, Anne Fowke of CC, for the love I have for my son, Gerrard Fowke, son of my husband, Roger Fowke, decd, and born of my body, now living in CC, I give sd Gerrard Fowke Jr 1, Negro boy named Billie. Signed - Anne (A her mark) vowke. Wit - Matthew Stone, John Stone, Robert Yates*.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Nanjemoy or Durham Parish: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 336-19: BURDITTS REST: 700 acres; Possession of - 425 Acres - Burditt, Thomas: 275 Acres - Fowke, Gerard: Surveyed 17 March 1665 for Thomas Burditt on the Westernmost branch of Nanjemoy Creek in Burditts Creek.: Conveyance notes - 229 Acres - Roger Fowke from Burdett Ashton; 31 July 1722, 229 Acres - Roger Fowke from Gerard Fowke & Sarah; 18 Dec 1725,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Nanjemoy or Durham Parish: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 335-13: BIRDS NEST, THE: 300 acres; Possession of - 300 Acres - Fowke, Gerard: Surveyed 25 July 1661for Thomas Burditt on the South side of a West branch of Nanjemoy creek: Conveyance notes - 226 Acres - Roger Fowke from Gerard Fowke & Sarah; 18 Dec 1725, 75 Acres - Roger Fowke from Burdett Ashton; 25 April 1726,