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

John Gardiner

Male 1683 - 1717  (34 years)


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  • Name John Gardiner 
    Born 1683  Hillilee, Chaptico, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Dec 1717  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002156  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Mother Elizabeth Weire,   b. Abt 1663, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1695, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Family ID F01469  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Gardiner, John, gent, St Mary's Co, 13th Oct, 1717; 9th Dec, 1717.
      To sons John and Clement and hrs, "Hillaley," son John to have 100 A. more than son Clement. Should sons John and Clement die without issue, the sd. tract "Hillaley" to pass to two sons Rich, and Wilfraid. and hrs.
      To son John, personalty.
      To Charles Smith, John Hayes and Edw. Hall and their hrs, 2 tracts, "Gardiner's Grove" and "Addition of Gardiner's Grove," There being no patent granted for sd. tracts, testator directs wife Mary to obtain patent for them in her own name for use of sd. Smith, Hayes and Hall.
      To wife Mary, extx, personalty, 1/2 dwel. plan, "Cannon Neck," during life. The sd. tract of land, "Cannon Neck," to be equally divided at her decease between two sons, Rich, and Willfraid, and hrs.
      Residue of personal estate divided between wife and child. 4 sons, John, Clement, Rich, and Willfraid, and 5 daus, Susannah, Elizabeth, Mary, Anne and Henrietta Maria;
      Wife to accept afsd. legacies in lieu of her thirds.
      Test: Thos. Williams, John Reid, John Atkinson, Dorothy Smith. 14. 470.
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      Mr. John Gardiner 39C.170 I £486.11.9 {1717/8}
      Appraisers: John Attaway, John Guibard.
      Creditors: John Atkinson,
      Next of kin: Luke Gardiner (only brother).
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      John Gardener 1.311 A SM £483.19.4 £74.3.5 Nov 29 1718
      Received from: William Kotch, Edward Hall.
      Payments to: Daniel of Thomas Jenifer, Gerard Sly, Thomas Hunt, Richard Vowles, John Atkinson, John Hart, Esq., Thomas Welch, Thomas Clark.
      Executrix: Mary Sly, wife of Gerard Sly.
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      John Gardiner 3.186 A SM £108.13.2 Oct 22 1720
      Received from: John Hay & Charles Smith, William Rock, Timothy Paden, John Culverhouse, Thomas Kerby, William Goldsbury, James Anderson, Nicholas Richardson, executor of Mandurs Churmes.
      Payments to: Kenelm Cheseldyne, John Atkinson, Alice Scarson, Henry Low, Esq., John Attoway paid by John Atkinson, John Johnson, Charles Carroll, John Jarman, Capt. Thomas Truman Greenfield, Capt. Jenifer, William Bladen, Esq., Henry Wharton, Robert Eliot, John Sanders, John Hays, Henry Peregrine Jowles, Thomas Jameson, Ralph Baggley, Joshua Doyne, Michael Jenifer, Elisabeth Burrell, Elisabeth Thomas, Clement Gardiner, Thomas Gardiner.
      Executrix: Mary Slye, wife of Mr. Gerard Slye.
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      John Gardiner 6.229 A SM £76.15.7 Jan 9 1724
      Payments to: Charles Carroll, Esq.
      Executrix: Mary Slye, wife of Gerrard Slye
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      Gardner, Richard, St. Mary's County, 19th Apr., 1687; 3rd Dec., 1687.
      To son Luke and hrs., all lands on both sides of the run.
      To son John and hrs., "Barberton Manor," Chas. Co.
      To wife Eliza: and hrs., plantation in Va., and certain personalty during minority of son Luke.
      To brother Luke, by agreement, "St. John's."
      To sd. sons, Luke and John, and hrs., residue of land equally.
      To father-in-law Clement Hill and his wife, to niece and goddau. Eliza: Gardner, dau. of Luke Gardner, to Monica, wife of Luke Gardner, and to priests of Catholic Church, personalty.
      Exs.: Uncle, Col. Henry Darnall, father Clement Hill, brother Luke Gardner.
      Test: Wm. Langwoorth, Jno. Herd, Thos. Mattingly, Charles Carles, Wm. Dent. 4. 276.
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      Gardiner, Luke, Sr., St. Mary's Co., 25th Apr., 1703; 4th May, 1705.
      To son Clement at 18 yrs. and hrs., all land between Black Wat, with Branch and Wolf Trap Branch, and running to the Iron Stone hill by Chaptico Old Indian patent.
      To son Thomas at 18 yrs. and. hrs., that part of ‘‘St. Johns" land on w. side St. Clements.
      To dau. Elizabeth 3oseph and hrs., 400 A., part of "St. Johns" afsd. (For description see will). In event of her death without issue, to pass to on Clement and hrs. and son Thomas and hrs., successively.
      To son Luke at 18 yrs. and hrs.., that part of "St. Johns'' on which testator lived (for description see will), at decease or marriage of wife Elizabeth.
      To dau. Monica, part of "St. John" a.fscl. lying next part bequeathed to dau. Eliza: Joseph afsd.
      To daus. Mary and Susannah and hrs., jointly, 83 A., "The Fourth Addition," also residue of "St. Johns."
      To dau. Elinor and hrs., land (unnamed) between lands of Thomas Thomas and William Langworth.
      To nephews Luke and John Gardiner and hrs., "Hillelee." In event of death of any of afsd. unmarried daus. before marriage or without issue, surviving sister or sisters to
      inherit deceased's portion, and all dying without issue, their lands to revert to sons afsd., and any son or sons dying during minority survivor or survivors to inherit
      deceased's portion.
      Sale of "Grimditch" and Island belonging thereto to Jno. Mason confirmed, it having been purchased by his father, Thos. Mason, of St. M's. Co.
      Also sale to brother-in-law Peter Miles of 100 A., part of "St. Johns" confirmed.
      To Wm. Hunter and Eobt. Brookes, personalty.
      Testator desired to be buried according to the rites of the Catholic Church.
      Residue of personal estate to sons afsd. and 4 daus. last named.
      Extx.: Wife Elizabeth; in event of her death during minority of child., son Clement to assume executorship. 3. 470.

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      Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 150a: Indenture, 16 Nov 1705
      From: John Gardiner late of Prince George's County now living in St. Mary's County, Gent.
      To: Luke Gardiner late of St. Mary's County now in Prince George's County, Gent.
      For 500£ a 12,000 acre tract of land formerly in Charles County now in Prince George's County on the north side of Piscataway Creek called Warberton Mannar; bounded by Piscataway Creek, by "Piscataway alias Patomack River"
      Signed: John Gardiner
      Witnessed: 16 Nov 1705 Joshua Guilbert and Richard Voules, two of Her Majesties Justices for St. Mary's County examined Susanna Gardiner, wife of John Gardiner
      Certification: 20 Nov 1703 Josh. Guilbert and Rich'd Voules, Gent. as Justices of the Peace by G. Muschamp, Clerk
      Payment: 8 Dec 1705 John Gardiner recd 500£