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

Henry Truman

Male 1712 - 1756  (44 years)


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  • Name Henry Truman 
    Born 1712  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Mar 1756  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002881  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 

    Father Thomas Truman,   b. 1687, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1717/18, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Mother Sarah Briscoe,   b. Abt 1692, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1735, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married Abt 1707  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01051  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Magruder,   b. 1712, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1760, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married Abt 1732  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Truman,   b. Abt 1730, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1777, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)
     2. Henry Truman,   b. Abt 1735, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1782, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
     3. Edward Truman,   b. Abt 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Sarah Truman,   b. Abt 1742, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1765, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years)
     5. James Truman,   b. 1742, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1789, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     6. Jane Truman,   b. 1744, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Alexander Truman,   b. Between 1750 and 1751, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1792, Miami, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years)
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F02182  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      TRUMAN, HENRY., Prince George's Co. 30 Sept 1755; 23 Mar, 1756
      Wife: Ann.
      Children: Thomas, James, Henry, Alexander, Edward.
      "Buttington," 111 a., purchased of Edw. Boteler, In Prince George's Co.; Thomas Hawkins in Frederick Co.; Thomas Dawson, "Dawson's Purchase," In Frederick Co.; Buttington" of Henry Boteler, Sr., "Thomas and Anthony's Chance."
      Mentions: Blue Ridge Mountain.
      Wit: Fielder Gantt, Jno. Stone Hawkins, Jas. Suthern Briscoe. MCW 30, 60
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      Thomas Truman 2.364 A PG 602.16.11 72.15.9 Oct 23 1719
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of 98.7.10.
      Received from: Mr. William Hunt (merchant in London), widow Russell, Hollyday Hargus, Bowle Speack, Truman Greenfield, John Wilson, William ------ (no surname given), Pul Rawlins, Owen Elis, Susannah Smith, Edward Briscoe, Thomas Leachworth,
      Payments to: John Perry, Walter Story, Samuel Williamson, Mr. Bladen, Owen Elis, Dor. Cloduses, William Biggs, John Parry, John Navarra, John Docwra, Jacob Miller.
      Mentions: Jane Taney (mother).
      Legal Representatives: Sarah (executrix, widow). 4 children: Henry, Jane, James, Thomas Greenfield,
      Executrix: Sarah Truman (also Susannah Truman).
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      Sarah Howard 15.306 A CH 487.13.3 49.18.2 Feb 22 1736
      Sureties: Barton Smeet, Sr., Barton Smeet, Jr.
      Received from: Joseph Douglas, Benjamin Douglas, Barton Hungerford, Matthew Compton, James Sayers, Motley Maddox, Alexander Hanan, Fra. Glass, Judith Dallon, William Coody, John Mcneal, James Wilson.
      Payments to: Dr. Browne, John Haw, John Parnham, Joshua Wilson, John Coe, William Coody, Charles Ford, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Samuel Hanson, Philip Briscoe, John Haw.
      Executor: Henry Trueman.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 536.
      Oct 16, 1742 from John Howard of Charles County, Gentleman, to William Potts, late of Barbados, but now of Calvert County, Merchant, for 29 sterling, a tract of land called Howards Park, lying in PG, bounded by the west side of a small branch that runs into Brooke Cr and joining upon the land called the Vineyard, containing and laid out for about 125 acres according to the certificate of survey thereof, returned to the Land Office, dated Nov 28, 1719, and there remaining, which land was, on Feb 21, 1722, granted to sd John Howard for 125 acres, as in sd grant, recorded in the Land Office in Liber PL No5 folio 169. Signed - Jno Howard. Wit - J Wilson*, Henry Truman*. Rebecca, the wife of sd John Howard, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Oct 27, 1742.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 552.
      Lease. From George Parker of PG, Gent, and Elizabeth, his wife, to John Austin of PG, planter, for the yearly rent and for divers other good causes, the lease of all such parts of tracts of land called Archers Pasture, Gidland, & Wheems Acre as shall be found to lie on the north and east side of a creek called Quasco [Aquasco] Cr in PG, with all the profits and appurtenances thereunto belonging. To have and to hold to him, sd John Austin, from Nov 24 instant, for and during 21 years from henceforth, paying yearly to George Parker 1500 lbs of tobacco in 2 hhds, by Nov 24. George Parker and Elizabeth, his wife, will pay all taxes, charges, & assessments. Signed George Parker, Eli Parker, John Austein. Wit - Js Wilson, Hen Truman. Recorded Nov 24, 1742.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 679.
      May 16, 1743 from Joseph Nelson of PG, weaver, to Pettegreen Mackness of PG, blacksmith, for 15 , a tract of land lying in the woods and called Sterling Park, bounded by a fork of Mattawoman Branch and near a line of Magruders Levels, containing and laid out for about 50 acres. Signed - Joseph (0 his mark) Nelson. Wit Henry Truman*, Fs Waring*. Recorded Jun 7, 1743.
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      Truman, James, gent., Prince George's County, 26th May, 1744; 30th Aug., 1744.
      To bro. William Howard, sisters Elizabeth and Sarah Howard, neph. Henry Smoot, niece Susanna, and neph. James, personalty.
      To neph. Thomas, entire real estate. Shd. he die without issue, to pass to neph. James.
      To bro. Henry, ex., residue of estate.
      Test: William Bright, Benj. Swan, John Booker. MCW 23. 58
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      ELLIS, OWEN, Prince George's Co. 4 Sep,1743 14 Aug, 1745
      Wife MARY ELLIS
      Estate to be divided bet, my 6 child: son JOHN ELLIS, son JOHNATHAN ELLIS, Son OWEN ELLIS, JR., daus ELIZABETH ELLIS, daus MARY ELLIS, daus JANE ELLIS.
      Friends, Henry Truman and John Lawson, exs.
      Wit: John Johnson, Samuel Warren, John Gates, 24.191-195
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      BROOKE, ELEANOR. Prince George's Co, 16 July 1776; 2 Nov. 1777
      To mother: Mary Brooke, part of 2 tracts "Brooke Reserve" and Brook Point" gotten from my father, Benjamin Brooke, who died intestate, in copartnership with sister Barbara Brooke during life at her decease to sister. Also use of all negroes and household stuff during life at her death to sister Barbara Brooke, to said sister wearing apparel.
      Wits: Mathew Eversfield; Charles Eversfield; Henry Tarman. MCW 41. 173
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      Prince George's County Land Records 1746-1749, Liber EE#1, Page 326.
      Jul 27, 1747 from Charles Craycroft of Charles County, Gent, to Thomas Howard of the County afd, Gent. Whereas sd Charles Craycroft was the recoverer in a common recovery had and suffered last Apr in Provincial Court at Annapolis, between him and the sd Charles Craycroft, a certain Rebecca Howard of the County afd, Gentlewoman, and the sd Thomas Howard, son and heir to the sd Rebecca, on part of a tract of land lying in PG called Brooke's Chance. The recovery remains of record in the Provincial Court at Annapolis. Now this deed witnesses that the sd Charles Craycroft, for 5 sterling, and for fulfilling the intent and meaning of the recovery afd, sd Charles Craycroft sells to sd Thomas Howard, all that part of a tract of land in PG called Brookes Chance, bounded by a black oak on the west side of a small branch than runs into Brooks Cr, it being a bound tree of Brookes Chance and of a tract of land taken up by Thomas Brook_ Esq called the Vinyard, then to Mattapany [Cr] Main Run which falls into Brookes Cr afd, then down with sd Mattapany Run as it runs to the mouth of a branch falling into the sd Run and which goes up by the plantation where John Howard lately dwelled. Signed - Charles Craycroft. Wit - J Wilson*, Henr Trueman*. Susanah, wife of the sd Chas Craycraft, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. Recorded Oct 31, 1747.
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 535.
      At the request of Henry Trueman, the following deed was recorded on Dec , 1750 [sic].
      Nov 26, 1751 from William Howard, late of CC but now of Caroline County, Virginia, jeweller, to Henry Trueman of Prince Georges County, Gentleman, for 100 , a tract of land called the Three Brothers, lying in CC, containing about 225 acres. If, however, sd Howard pays sd Trueman the 100 by Nov 26, 1756, then this present deed shall cease. Signed - Wm Howard. Wit - Jonas Green, Sam Soumaien.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 405-182: THREE BROTHERS: 225 acres; Possession of - 225 Acres - Escheat: Re-Surveyed for William Stephens Howard, John Howard & Thomas Howard, 30 Aug 1722 lying on Bachelors creek near Cedar Point beginning at a bounded red oak. Escheat: Other Tracts Mentioned: HOWARDS DISCOVERY; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, Re-surveyed into HOWARDS DISCOVERY; folio 458
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 424-327: THREE BROTHERS: 250 acres; Possession of - 250 Acres - Stewart, Daniel : Lying between the lands of William Middleton, Robert Robinson & William Coombes, Surveyed 7 Oct 1734 for Daniel Stewart: Other Tracts Mentioned: HOWARDS DISCOVERY; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},
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      Provincial Court Land Records, 1749-1756
      Volume 701, Page 648

      Whereas M.r Henry Trueman in his Lifetime
      Purchased part of a Tract of Land Called Buttington of
      M.r Edward Botiler of Prince Georges County and by his
      Last will and Testament amongst other things Bequeathed
      the said part of a Tract of Land Called Buttington to
      his son Henry Trueman as will Bearing Date the 30.th
      day of September Anno Domini seventeen hundred and
      fifty five Now this Indenture Witnesseth that the said
      Edward Botiler for and in Consideration of the sum
      of three Thousand pounds of Crop Tobacco to
      him in hand already paid the Receipt whereof
      the said Edward Botiler doth hereby Acknowledge
      and himself therewith fully satisfied and
      Contented and thereof and from every part thereof
      doth acquit and Discharge the said Henry
      Trueman son to the said Henry Trueman
      his heirs and Assigns hath given granted Bargaind
      sold aliened Enfeoffed Confirmd and make over ^and by these presents doth Give Grant Bargain Sell Alien Enfeoff Confirm and make over^ unto the said Henry Trueman son to the said Henry
      Trueman his heirs and assigns forever all that
      part of a Tract of Land Called Buttington Begining
      at three willow Saplings standing on a small
      Branch that falleth into a Branch which Divdeth
      Divideth Prince Georges from Charles County
      that falleth into Swansons Creek Running thence
      south Twenty nine Degrees East seven perches to
      the end of the sixth Course of M.r Henry Truemans
      first purchase of part of said Tract as P Deed of Conveyance
      bearing date December the first seventeen hundred and
      forty three it being a North Eighty Three Degrees Westbound
      of said purchase then with the said purchase reversed South
      Eighty Three Degrees East twenty Eight Perches then with the
      said Purchase reversed south seventy six Degrees East Fifty
      Eight Perches then with the said Purchase Reversed South
      seventy and one Quarter Degrees East Fifty Four perches then with the said purchase East fourteen Degrees North Twenty four perches to intersect the second Line of the original Tract of Land Called Buttington
      at the end of Seventy perches from the Begining of the said Second Course
      then with the said Second Course of the Original tract North two Degrees
      west forty Eight Perches to a mulbury first standing in the head of the afs.d
      small Branch then down the said Branch as it Runneth to the Begining
      Willow Saplings Containing Forty Four acres more or Less Togeather with all
      and Singular the Houses out houses Gardens Orchards Conveniencys and
      advantages THereon or thereto Belonging or in any manner of way appurtaining
      To have and to hold the said parcel of Land Called Buttington
      and premisses aforesaid with the appurtenances unto him the said Henry
      Trueman son to the said Henry Trueman his heirs and assigns forever to
      the only proper use and Behoof of him the said Henry Trueman son to the
      said Henry Trueman his heirs and assigns for Ever and to no other use
      Intent or purpose whatsoever and the said Edward Botiler doth for
      himself his heirs Executors and administrators Covenant Promise Grant
      and agree to and with the said Henry Trueman son to the said Henry
      Trueman his heirs and assigns that he the said Edward Botiler and his
      heirs the said part of a Tract Called Buttington and Premisses afs.d with
      the appurtenances unto the said Henry Trueman son to the said Henry
      Trueman his heirs and assigns forever from and against the said Henry
      Edward Botiler and his heirs and from and against all other persons
      whatsoever will well and Truly warrant and for ever hereafter Defend
      and the said Edward Botiler for himself & his heirs doth hereby Further Covenant
      promise grant and agree to and with the said Henry Trueman son to
      the said Henry Trueman his heirs and assigns and every of them that he
      the said Edward Botiler and his heirs shall and will from time to time
      and at all times Hereafter at the reasonable Request and at the Cost and
      Charges in the Law of the said Henry Trueman son to the said Henry
      Trueman his heirs and ^or^ assigns make do suffer and Execute or Cause
      & procure to be made done suffered and Executed all and every such Further
      ^better^ Conveying and assuring the Hereby bargained and sold Land & Premisses unto the
      said Henry Trueman son to the said Henry Trueman his heirs and
      assigns be it by Acknowledgment or Inrolement or by any other ways and
      means as by his or their Councel Learned in the Law shall be reasonably advised
      or Required In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and
      affixed my seal this Nineteenth Day of February Anno Domini seventeen
      hundred & fifty six
      Sealed and Delivered E.d Botiler Seal
      in presence of
      Jn.o Hawkins Jun.r
      Jn.o Stone Hawkins
      On the Back of the foregoing Deed was thus Endorsed Viz.t

      Febry 19th 1756 Then received the sum of Three Thousand Pounds of
      Crop Tobacco Being the Consideration within Expressed
      P.r E.d Botiler
      Witnesses
      Jn.o Hawkins Jun.r
      Jn.o Stone Hawkins

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