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

Hugh Rev. Tears

Male 1665 - 1699  (34 years)


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  • Name Hugh Rev. Tears 
    Born 1665  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Feb 1698/99  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002234  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 

    Family 1 Ruth Holland,   b. Bef 1668, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1688  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Tears,   b. 1689, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 30 Aug 1748, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 59 years)
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F01559  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eleanor Bayne,   b. 1665, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1701, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married Abt 1698  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F01071  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Going over my research I failed to pass along the will of Hugh Tears, that mentions the HOLLAND SHEETS.

      I think if you read it, Hugh clearly states he wants his dau Elizabeth Tears from his wife Ruth Holland to INHERIT the HOLLAND SHEETS he has, and the HOLLAND SHEETS that Mr. Henry Hawkins has. And we know Elizabeth Holland was married to Henry Hawkins.

      Sincerely,
      Shirley Middleton-Moller

      SOURCE: GENEALOGIES OF PENNSYLVANIA FAMILIES VOL.II
      ROBERT MIDDLETON, OF MARYLAND, AND SOME OF HIS DESCENDANTS
      BY JOHN GOODWIN HERNDON, PH.D, F.A.S.G., F.G.S.P.

      In the Name of God Amen. I HUGH TEARES of "Nangemy", Charles County, Province of Maryland, Gent., being of perfect health of body and mind do hereby revoke all former Wills and Testaments by me heretofore made and declare this to be my last Will and Testament.
      I bequeath my body to the earth to be decently interred and my soul to Almighty God, hoping for a Joyfull Resurrection in and through the merits of his dear Son Christ my Redeemer.
      I give and bequeath to my dearly beloved wife Elinor Teares one moiety at Sinah, to her and her heirs.;
      I give the other moiety to my dear child Elizabeth Teares and to her heirs forever; but if the aforesaid Elinor Teares should dye without issue to her body, the whole to descend to Elizabeth Teares and to her heirs forever. If Elizabeth Teares shall dye without issue, then the whole shall descent to Elinor Teares aforesaid; but if both Elinor and Elizabeth Teares shall dye without issue, I will and bequeath 300 acres to Anne Bayne, Jr., and Ebsworth Bayne, another 300 acres to Henry and Ruth Hawkins, another 300 acres to Ellenor and Elizabeth Stone, and 100 acres to Charles and Edward Philpot, Jr.

      I further give and bequeath to ELIZABETH TEARES aforesaid all my DECEASED WIFE'S wearing apparel and rings, together with the bed I usually lay upon when at home, with one pair of HOLLAND sheets and one diaper tablecloth and half a dozen diaper napkins, and a pair of HOLLAND sheets which I have with Mr. [HENRY] HAWKINS.

      And my further will and desire is that ELIZABETH TEARES, aforesaid, do live with her Aunt ELIZABETH HAWKINS, and whatever legacies I have bequeathed to her be delivered unto the aforesaid ELIZABETH HAWKINS for the use of my said daughter ELIZABETH TEARES: one mare known by EDWARD PHILPOT that I formerly gave unto her to be delivered to the aforesaid Aunt ELIZABETH HAWKINS, for the use of ELIZABETH TEARES, and also one man servant, having at least five years to serve and being in perfect health of body and under twenty-five years of age, to be delivered to ELIZABETH TEARES when she shall arrive at the age of Sixteen years or at the date of her marriage, by my wife ELINOR TEARES, my executrix.
      I name my friends Capt. JOHN BAYNE, Major JAMES SMALLWOOD, and Mr. JOHN HAWKINS as assistants to my executrix.
      ===
      Teares, Hugh, Nanjemy, Charles. Co.,MD 23rd Jan., 1699; 20th Feb., 1699.
      To wife Ellinor, extx., and dau. Eliza:, entire estate, real and personal. In event of death of either survivor to inherit deceased's portion. Should both die estate to pass as follows:
      To Anne Bayne, Jr., and Ebsworth Bayne and their hrs., 300 A.
      To Henry and Ruth Hawkins, 300 A.
      To Ellinor and Eliza: Stone, 300 A.
      To Charles and Edward Philpot, Jr., 100 A.
      Certain personalty which belonged to dec'd wife is also bequeathed to dau. Eliza: afsd.
      Overseers: Capt. Jno. Bayne, Maj. Jas. Smallwood, Jno. Hawkins.
      Test: Thos. Smoot Wm. Deare, Nath'l Bosswell, Eliza: Dutton.

      By codicil attached to afsd. will, testator provides in event of death of all aforementioned devisees the estate gradually to pass as Glebe Land to the churches at Newport and Portobacco in King and Queens' Parish. 11. 189.
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      Mr. Hugh Teares 21,262 I CH 189.7.11 Feb 23 1699
      Appraisers: John Cage, John Fendall.
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court Liber P, Page 203
      19 Jul 1690; Cattle Marks: Hugh Teares
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      Nicholas Skidmore 32B.8 A CH #1300 Jan 23 1710
      Payments to: Mr. Ashwick, Mr. Lynes, Richard Ashman, James Cotterell, John Stone, Cleborne Lomax, Mr. Orrell, Notley Warren, Thomas Burford, Mr. Hardy, William Thompson, Capt. Bayne, George Groves, Dennis Rowland, Boswell Smith.
      Administrator: John Beale who married Ellinor relict and executrix of Hugh Tears (carpenter) (administrator of deceased).
      ===
      John Keech 33B.131 A CH 73.3.0 #3163 Jul 14 1712
      The amount of the inventory is equivalent to #17556.
      Payments to; James Maccoy, Ralph Lamax, Anne Hall, William Williams.
      List of debts: Mr. John Beale being a legacy to his wife (unnamed) administratrix by her father Mr. Hugh Teares (dead).
      Administratrix: Elisabeth Middleton, wife of William Middleton.
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      Joseph Corwell 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.
      ===
      Thomas Gerard 10.177 I SM. #64124 Sep 29 1688
      List of debts: Walter Story, Gilbert Clarke, Francis Mason, Dr. Thomas Johnston, Thomas Barron, Christopher Williamson, John Addison, Robert Foster, Lawrence Hoskins, Anthony Mitchell, Thomas Grunwin, James Floyd, Thomas Elmes, John Scott (planter), Philip Perry, Thomas Mudd, Joshua Guibert, Robert Haley, Thomas Powell, Richard Land, William Keet, Christmas Smith, George Ruddiford, Thomas Jackson, Daniel Crew, George Short, John Rose, James Regon, Hugh Teres, William Newman, William Lewton, William Boarman, Jr., Edmond Dennis, Robert Ratcliff, William Langer Richard Oliver, Thomas Wichaley, Thomas Dammer, John Shepheard, John Breacher, James Cottwell, Thomas Simpson, Sr., Thomas Simpson, Jr., Timothy Mahoney, George Goer, Capt. Charles Partis, Gilbert Cropper, John Long, Richard Clouds, John Hudworth, William Marshall, Robert Yates, Daniel Hanley, Edward Rookwood, Joseph Fowler, William Treestone, George Barron, Thomas Orrell, Edward Smoote, James Key, John Carvile, John Wilder, William Hardy, John Nalley, Commissioners of Newport, Thomas Wheeler, Peter Dent, Justinian Tennison, Vincent Mansfeild, Anthony Neale, Thomas Huggon, Robert Gates, John Hawkins, John Vaidry, John Nicholls, Maj, John Wheeler,
      ===
      Col. William Chandler 14.127 A CH 356.19,13 May 21 1697
      Payments to: Mr, Turling, Mr. Joshua Doyne, Francis Adams, Nicholas Copper, Thomas Croxton, John Lambeth (cooper), John Sparkes, Humphrey Jones, Dr. Patrick Innis, Richard Morris, John Llewelling,, Thomas Gaunt, John Roser, Ralph Shaw, John Roswell, John Banks, Thomas Jackson, William Jenings, Richard Clouds, Thomas Burford, William Roswell, Samuell Jefferson, Mr. Gerrard Fowkes, Michaell Ashford, John Harvie, Robert Middleton,, John Dieregon,, Thomas Weakefeild, Henry Hawkins, John Bread, Ra. Betlet, Dr. Lemarr, John Browne, Thomas Fredrick, Madam Elisabeth Calvert, Henry Robins John Newton, Richard Way, John Speake, Giles Collier, Richard Beaumont, William Jenkins, Giles Blizard, Thomas Gerrard, Edward Greenhalch, Ralph Smith, John Harlwood, Francis Goodrick, John Miller, James Graves, Richard Boughton, Capt, Henry Warren, Ralph Shaw, Mr. Richard Gardiner, Mr, Robert Thompson, Mrs. Mary Fendall, John Hanson, Jeremiah Snell, Walter Story for Alderman Booth, Thomas Edsury (?), Thomas Taft, James Braines, Capt. William Dent, Hugh Teares, John Lambert, Robert Thompson, Jr., Thomas Hussey, Mr. Dent, Alderman Booth, Mr. Richard Smith, Mrs, Anne Burford, Rogers & Jackson.
      Executrix: Mary Brent (relict), wife of Capt. George Brent of Virginia,
      ===
      MD Archives, Vol. 77, p. 596: "We find that the said Eianor the Devisee in the Year 1684 she the Said Elianor being then of the Age of Seventeen Years intermarried with one John Stone Deced, that she the said Elianor was Covert of the Said John by the Space of Sixteen Years and that then the Said John Died To Witt in the Year of our Lord 1697 That the said Elianor Survived the said John And About Eighteen Months After his Death Interrmarried Wth one Hugh Tears died about a month after his marriage with the said Elianor That the Said Elianor after the Death of the said Hugh Tears Vizt: the 22d Day of June 1700 Intermarried with Jno Beale the Defendt by whom she had issue Richd Beal and John Beale now living.