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

Luke Gardiner

Male Abt 1679 - Aft 1718  (~ 39 years)

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  • Name Luke Gardiner 
    Born Abt Dec 1679  Hillilee, Chaptico, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 12 Nov 1718  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002440  Tree1
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2018 

    Family ID F01469  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      Mr. John Gardiner 39C.170 I £486.11.9 (no date).
      Appraisers: John Attaway, John Guibard.
      Creditors: John Atkinson,
      Next of kin: Luke Gardiner (only brother).
      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.
      LUKE GARDINER Iind , born 1680 d. 1720, married Anne PILE of St. Mary's County, Maryland , d.1700, then he married Anne CRAYCROFT b.1689, daughter of IGNATIUS CRAYCROFT and SOPHIA BEEDLE, m. 1703. Anne m. Secondly to RICHARD EDELEN; she leaves a will and names son, IGNATIUS GARDINER, to him one oval cherrywood table; speakes of grandson, JOSEPH MUDD, several grandchildren named EDELEN. She died in 1765

      Chatherine Mudd (1770- )dau. of Henry (Harry)
      Mudd (1729-1810) Blanche Spalding (1736- )
      son of Thomas Mudd (1707-1761) Anne Gardiner
      (1709- ) dau. of Luke Gardiner (1680-1718)
      Anne craycroft (1689-1765) dau. of Ignatius
      Craycroft (1666-1704) Sophia Beedle (1671-
      1707) dau. of Henry Beedle (1648-1674) Sophia
      Ewen ( -1675). Luke Gardiner son of Richard
      Gardiner (1650-1718) Elizabeth Weir (1655- )
      dau. of john Weir (1625-1672) Honora Jones
      (1630-1685). Thomas Mudd son of Henry(Harry)
      Mudd (1681-1736) Elizabeth Lowe (1679-1763)
      dau. of John Lowe (1656-1701) Rebecca Wright
      (1685-1709) son of John Lowe/Mary Steed.

      Children of Anne Craycraft and Luke Gardiner are:
      i. Ignatius Gardiner was born 1711, and died BEF 18 FEB 1777. He married U.
      ii. Richard Gardiner was born 1712. He married Mary Neale 1732, daughter of Henry Neale and Mary Gardiner. She was born 1714. He married Anne Craycraft, daughter of Charles Craycraft and Susanna Slye. She was born 1737 in Charles Co.,MD, and died AFT 1772.
      iii. Mary Gardiner was born 1713. She married U Smith 1731. He was born 1711. She married U Chunn.
      iv. U Gardiner was born 1714. She married Thomas Mudd 1732. He was born 1712.
      v. Jean Gardiner was born 1715, and died 1793.
      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 Joseph 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.
      Capt. George Athey 38A.112 A PG £28.l2.1 £26.11.8 May 25 1715
      Payments to: Charles Carrel, Beg. attorney for E. Somersett, William Bladen, Luke Gardiner.
      Administrator: Luke Gardiner.
      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£
      Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 163: Indenture, 3 Apr 1706
      From: Luke Gardiner of Prince George's County, Gent.
      To: John Countee of Charles County, Gent.
      For 163£/10s a 327 acre tract of land called Warberton Manner in Prince George's County; formerly Charles County on the north side of the Piscataway Creek, part of land called Contee's Purchase; bounded by land of William Hatton called The Ritch Hill, Barbiton's Manner, and Butler's Cove Branch (Ed: Barbiton and Darberton are possibly the same plantation; the "D" was heavily written over another letter in the first mention of this Manor)
      Signed: Luke Gardiner and Anne Gardiner
      Witnessed: James Stoddart and Frederick Claudius
      Memorandum: 3 Apr 1706 Luke and Anne Gardiner acknowledged deed
      Payment: 3 Apr 1706 John Countee paid 163£/10s to Luke Gardiner
      Prince George's Land Records 1710-1717 - Liber F -folio 434: Indenture, 24 Aug 1714
      From: Luke Gardiner of Prince George's County, and Anne his wife
      To: Richard Edelen, carpenter of Charles County
      For 6,000 of tobacco a tract of land in Prince George's County being part of a greater tract called Frankland bounded by Dublin and Tinker's Branch; containing 100 acres of land Signed: Luke Gardiner (seal), Anne Gardiner (seal)
      Witnessed: John Abbington, F. Wheeler
      Memo: Luke Gardiner and Anne his wife acknowledged deed 5 Nov 1714
      Alienation: Richard Edelen paid 2s
      Prince George's County MD rent rolls 1725-1740 Vol 4
      299a -11 11-1/2 GARDINER'S MEADOWS Surveyed: 09/30/171 7
      Surveyed for Luke Gardiner beginning at a bounded white oak standing on the north side of the Mattawoman main branch being the beginning of Jeremiah Snell's ]ands called -Convenience" and a tract of land taken up by one James Gambrell now belonging to Gabriel Burnam, Jr. in right of his wife.
      Charles County Land Records, Liber F#2, Page 12
      29 Jan 1714; Recorded deed of bargain at the request of John Parnham, Gent.:
      9 Mar 1713; Indenture from Joseph Pile, Gent., son and heir Joseph Pile, dec'd, and Luke Gardiner of Prince George's County, Gent., to John Parnham and Elizabeth his wife, sister to sd. Joseph Pile; for£20; a parcel called Horne; located on the north side of the Potomac and west side of Wicomico River; containing 100 acres; /s/ Joseph Pile, Luke Gardiner; wit. John. Fendall, Thomas Stone; ack. 9 Mar 1713 by Luke Gardiner and 20 Apr 1714 by Joseph Pile and Elizabeth his wife
      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 155
      18 Apr 1718; Recorded at request of Anthony Collings of Westmoreland County, Colony of Virginia:
      12 Nov 1717; Indenture from Luke Gardiner and Anne his wife of Prince George's County, William Godfrey and Jannet his wife, to Anthony Collings; for 2,500# tobacco; 100 acres part of a tract called Partner's Content; containing 302 acres by patent dated 23 Feb 1710 granted Luke Gardner and William Godfrey; bounded by a branch of Chingamuxon Creek; /s/ Luke Gardiner, William Godfrey; wit. Tho. Dent, Wm. Howard; ack. by Luke Gardiner and William Godfrey
      Charles County Land Records, Liber H#2, Page 245
      29 Apr 1719; Recorded at request of Robert Covent:
      12 Nov 1718; Indenture from William Godfrey, carpenter, and Jannit his wife, Luke Gardiner of Prince George's County, Gent., and Anne his wife, to Robert Covent of Westmoreland County, Virginia; for £35; part of a tract called Partners Content; bounded by John Speake's land called The Reserve; laid out for 272 acres; /s/ Luke Gardiner, Willm. Godfrey; wit. Gerrard Fowke, Thomas Stone; 13 Nov 1718 ack. by Gardiner and Godfrey
      Charles County Liber L#2, Page39.
      At the request of Ignatius Gardiner of Prince Georges County, the following deed was recorded this Jun 16, 1722.
      Jun 5, 1722 from Wm Maria Farthing of St Mary's County, innholder, to Ignatius Gardiner of Prince George's' County, for 80 £ sterling to sd Farthing paid by Luke Gardiner, father to the sd Igna. Gardiner, a tract of land in CC called Farthings Penny Worth, bounded by a tract of land called Boarman Reserve, now in the possession of-Henry Mudd, and the beginning of a tract of land called Saint Catherine's now in possession of John Smith, -containing about 790 acres. Signed - Wm Maria Farthing .
      Wit Wm Watts*, T.T. Greenfield, Jno Baker,
      This_deed was acknowledged by Wm Maria Farthing and Anne,'his wife.
      St. Mary's County. Jun 5, 1722. This "is' 'to certify that the above named subscribers, Wm Watts & John Baker, Gent, are Justices in this county. Signed '-Geo"Read'Clk Assist Compred.
      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 32
      Memorandum from Charles, Lord Baltimore, to the justices regarding boundaries of two parcels of land called Mark's Range and Bearbacon for Richard Richardson; deposition regarding boundaries:
      Deposition of Neal Clark of Anne Arundel County, planter, age ca 63 years; mentions Luke Gardiner; enrolled 1 Jul 1726
      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 386-66: FARTHINGS PENNY WORTH: 790 acres; Possession of - 790 Acres - Gardiner, Ignatius : Surveyed 25 May 1715 for William Marya Farthing beginning at a bound White Oak the beginning of a tract called BOARMANS RESERVE, patent 10 April 1715: Other Tracts Mentioned: BOARMANS RESERVE; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 790 Acres - Ignatius Gardiner from William Marya Farthing; 5 June 1721,
      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 364-16: ST. KATHERINES: 180 acres; Possession of - 180 Acres - Mudd, John: Surveyed 19 July 1694 for Edmund Nugent beginning at abound with oak in a branch formerly in St. Mary's County.:
      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 383-46: PARTNERS CONTENT: 372 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Collins, Anthony ; See Notes: Surveyed 23 Feb 1710 for Luke Gardiner and William Godfrey beginning at a bound White Oak standing on a point at the head of a branch of …(blank) patent 10 Aug 1713.: Other Tracts Mentioned: PARTNERS MISTAKE; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 100 Acres - Anthony Collins from Luke Gardiner & recorded & William Godfrey; 12 Nov 1717,272 Acres - Robert Covert from William Godfrey & Luke Gardiner; 12 Nov 1718, 272 Acres - William Godfrey from Robert Covert; 28 Feb 1718, 270 Acres - Robert Covert from William Godfrey; 28 Feb 1721, 272 Acres - Samuel Gray from William Godfrey & Janet {Wade}; 17 Aug 1726, 272 Acres - Resurveyed into PARTNERS MISTAKE, folio 456
      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 456-530: PARTNERS MISTAKE: 362 acres; Possession of - 362 Acres - Gray, Samuel: Originally called PARTNERS CONTENT, patented Resurveyed for Samule Gray, 18 June 1745, beginnng at a stone at the Root of a bounded red oak on a ridge on the North East line of the original survey of PARTNERS CONTENT. Patented 18 March 1746.: Other Tracts Mentioned: PARTNERS CONTENT; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},