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

Winifred Wheeler

Female 1663 - Aft 1725  (> 62 years)


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  • Name Winifred Wheeler  [1
    Born 13 Mar 1662/63  Indian Fields, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 23 Mar 1724/25  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002273  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 

    Father John Wheeler,   b. 22 Jan 1630/31, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1693/94, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Mary Causine,   b. 9 Mar 1630/31, St. Mary's County Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1693/94, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married Jan 1651/52  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01107  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Speake,   b. 1665, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1730/31, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 11 Aug 1685  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Speake,   b. 1685, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1731, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years)
     2. Thomas Speake,   b. 1693, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1766, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Richard Speake,   b. 1698, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1749, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     4. Richard {Land Records} Speake,   b. 1698, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1749, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     5. Jane Speake,   b. 1700, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1773, Durham Parish Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 74 years)
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F01594  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • WINNIFRED WHEELER (1663- ) married twice
      Winnifred Wheeler was born 13 March 1663 in Charles County, Maryland, the daughter of John and Mary ( ) Wheeler.
      She married John Speake. abt August 11, 1685 because of the deed from her father.
      On 11 August 1685, John Wheeler for natural love and affection he hath towards his daughter, Winnifred, the wife of John Speaks, deeds to the said John Speake a tract of land called Plymouth, in Charles County, Maryland, containing 350 acres, standing by a fork of Piscataway Creek.
      When Prince George's County, Maryland was formed, that tract became part of the new county as the following deed indicates: "4 Dec. 1722 John Speake and Winnifred his wife, and John Speake, Jr. for 20 pounds sterling and 450 pounds of tobacco, sell to John Cade, a parcel of land called Plymouth, in Prince George's County, containing 140 acres, originally patented to John Wheeler, 14 June 1675." They had at least one child:
      John Speakes, Jr.

      Winnifred Wheeler was born 13 Mar 1663 in Charles County, Maryland , and died 1725-1730 in Charles County, Maryland . She was the daughter of 2. John Wheeler and 3. Mary Causine. She married John Speake Bef 11 Aug 1685 in Charles County, Maryland , son of Thomas Speake and Elizabeth Bowling. He was born 1665 in Saint Mary's County, Maryland Formed 1637 Created As Original Colony, and died Bef 1 Jan 1732 in Charles County, Maryland .

      Children of Winnifred Wheeler and John Speake are:

      i. John Speake was born Abt 1685 in Charles County, Maryland , and died 1775 in Charles County, Maryland . He married Elizabeth Wade. She was born Abt 1698 in Charles County, Maryland .

      ii. James Speake was born Abt 1691 in Charles County, Maryland , and died Abt 1692.

      iii. Thomas Speake was born Abt 1693 in Charles County, Maryland , and died 1767 in Charles County, Maryland . He married Jane Maddox Abt 1707 in Charles County, Maryland . She was born Abt 1693, and died in Charles County, Maryland .

      iv. Richard Speak was born 1698 in Charles County, Maryland , and died 1749 in Charles County, Maryland . He married Theodosia Wade Abt 1718 in Charles County, Maryland . She was born Abt 1700 in Charles County, Maryland , and died Apr 1758 in Charles County, Maryland .

      v. Jane Speake was born Abt 1700 in Charles County, Maryland . She married Edward Maddox Abt 1723 in Charles County, Maryland . He was born 1691 in Charles County, Maryland , and died 1771.

      Charles County Circuit Court, Birth, Deaths & Marriage Records, Liber Q
      Wheeler, Winifrid, d/o John and Mary Wheeler, b. Mar 1663
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber L, Page 178
      I1 Aug 1685; Indenture from Jno. Wheeler, Gent., to Jim. Speaks and Winifred his wife, d/o Jno. Wheeler; a parcel of land called Phmoth on a fresh of the Piscataway River; containing 350 acres; /s/ Jno. Wheeler (mark); wit. Ignatius Causcene, Wm. Barton
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber M, Page 32
      10 Nov 1685; Indenture from John Wheeler, Gent., to John Speake; for a quantity of tobacco and love of his natural dau. Winnifred; a parcel of and called Plymouth; containing 350 acres; near fresh of the Piscataway; /s/ John Wheeler (mark); wit. Wm. Thompson, Sam'll Cooksey, Tho. Sympson, Jr.
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      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 400
      1 Nov 1720; Recorded at request of Richard Speake, planter:
      28 Nov 1720; Indenture from John Speake, Gent., and Winnifred his wife, to Richard Speake, s/o sd. John and Winifred; for love of their son; part of a parcel called Reserve in the woods at Chingamuxon; containing 210 acres; /s/ John Speake, Winnifred Speake (mark); wit. Thomas Stone, Gustavous Browne, Jno. Manning; 28 Nov 1720 ack. by John Speake and his wife Winifred
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      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 402
      1 Dec 1720; recorded at request of Thomas Speake, planter:
      28 Nov 1720; Indenture from John Speake, Gent., and Winnifred his wife, to Thomas Speake; for love of their son; part of a parcel called Reserve; containing 143 acres; /s/ John Speake, Winnifred Speake (mark); wit. Thomas Stone, Gustavous Browne, Jno. Manning; 28 Nov 1720 ack. by John Speake and his wife Winifred
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      Charles County, Maryland Liber L#2, Page 261.
      At the request of John Parnham of CC, the following deed was recorded this Mar 23,: 1725.
      Mar 9, 1725 from John Speak Sr of Chandler Town in CC, innholder, to John Parham of CC, for 40 sterling and for divers other good causes, 2 lots in Chandler Town in CC, and taken up by John Speak Sr afd, bounded by stake #34, containing and laid out for 1 acre 3 rood and 8 perches, asby certificate and plat of Mr. John Manning's survey. Signed - John Speake. Wit - Jon Fendall*, Robt Hanson*. Winifred, wife of John Speak Sr, relinquished her right of dower in and to the within mentioned 2 lots.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 352
      Enrolled at request of Thomas Owen 11 Jan 1728:
      Indenture, 11 Jan 1728; Between John Speake, Jr., of Charles County, planter, and Thomas Owen, planter, and Elizabeth his wife (lately relict of John Cade, millwright) of the one part and Robert Cade, minor son of John Cade; John Speake, Jr. with his father John Speake, Sr., of Charles County, innholder, and Winifred his wife, mother of sd. John, Jr., sold on 4 Dec 1722 to John Cade a parcel being part of a tract called Plymouth near the main fresh of Piscataway; originally patented for John Wheeler 14 Jun 1675; bounded by Joseph Newton; containing 140 acres; /s/ John Speake; wit. Jose. Belt, Edw. Sprigg; 11 Jan 1728 ack. by John Speake and Elizabeth his wife
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 346
      Enrolled at request of Joseph Newton 25 Aug 1731:
      Indenture, 8 Jun 1731; Between John Speake, Jr., planter and Joseph Newton, merchant; John Speake, Jr. together with his father John Speake, Sr. of Charles County, innholder, and Winifred his wife, did by deed dated 24 Nov 1718 convey to Joseph Newton a tract called Plymouth near the main fresh of Piscataway originally patented John Wheeler 14 Jun 1675; containing 210 acres; whereas it was found that the tract of land was not the absolute right of the grantors; that John Wheeler, father of sd. Winifred, had by deed of gift 11 Aug 1685 to Winifred wife of John Speake; if they shd. die before they reach the age to possess the land, it was to return to the possession of John Wheeler; whereas John Speake, Jr., eldest son of sd. John Speake and Winnifred his wife petitioned the General Assembly of Maryland at Annapolis Tues 5 Oct 1725 setting forth the bargain and sale to John Cade of one part of sd. tract called Plymouth and the other part to Joseph Newton; declaring intention to settle other lands in Charles Co. of equal or greater value; this indenture for 5s unto Joseph Newton a tract called Plimouth; /s/ John Speake, Jr.; wit. Geo. Dent, Ed. Anderson; 8 Jun 1731; ack. by John Speak and Elizabeth his wife
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      Charles County Court Records, November 1741 Court, Liber T#2, Page 292
      The Justices here do describe the following main Roads, and do appoint the several persons hereafter named overseers of sd Roads for the ensuing year according to the several precincts and divisions following, viz -
      The main Road from the head of Portobacco to Mattawoman Swamp, and from the head of Portobacco to the main Run by Semmes' and from Cap: Samuel Hanson's into the main Road below the widow Speaks', and the road that strikes out of Piscataway Road by David Southland's to Richard Wheelers Mill, and Annapolis Road from old Pomfret Race 'til it falls into the Road that leads from Portobacco to the Huckleberry branch, and the road that strikes out of Piscataway Road near old Pomfret Race and leads to Mattawoman near the plantation of Thomas Plunket, decd. Charles Neale & Jacob Clements, Overseer:

  • Sources 
    1. [S044776] Early Families of Southern Maryland, Volume: 9.