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

Edward Ford

Male Bef 1671 - 1694  (> 23 years)


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  • Name Edward Ford 
    Born Bef 1671 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jan 1693/94  William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002903  Tree1
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 

    Father Family Ford 
    Family ID F02202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Allison,   b. 1676, Christian Temple Manor, Mattawoman, Charles, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1725, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years) 
    Married 1692  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edward Ford,   b. 1693, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1763, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Posthuma Ford,   b. 29 Jul 1694, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1771, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 
    Family ID F02199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ford, Edward, Chas. County, 16 Jan., 1693/4; 19 Jan., 1693/4.
      To wife Eliza: "Dog's Point" during life, and 200 A. (unnamed) to her and her hrs.
      to son Edward "Dogs Point" at death of wife afsd.
      to unborn child, land (unnamed).
      to brother Charles, 200 A. (unnamed).
      Ex. not given.
      Test: Jno. Cornish, Giles Collier, Sam'l Edmands. 2.246
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      Edward Forde 10.416 A CH 35.19.0 #13353 (1694)
      Received from; Richard Coombs.
      Payments to: Thomas Hussey, Francis Greene paid to Henry Adams, Mark Lampton,
      Richard Harrison, John Cornish, Cleborne Lomax, Col. Warren, Thomas Chapman, William Stone, John Stone, John Winckolue.
      Executrix: (unnamed relict), wife of Thomas Whicheley.
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Birth, Deaths & Marriage Records, Liber Q
      Ford, Edward of Chingamuxon, d. 6 Jan 1693
      Ford, Posthuma, d/o Edward and Elizabeth Ford of Chingamuxon) b. 29 Jul 1694
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      Mr. Henry Adams 9.236 I 597.7.8 Jul 29 1686 Mar 6 1686
      Servants mentioned: Thomas Bickison, Ralph Taylor, William Gibson, Mundick Jones, Richard Gres.
      Appraisers: Philip Mason, Robert Goadride.
      List of credits: Richard Moris, Edward Ford, Mr, Thomas Burford, John O'Caine,
      Cleborne Lomax, John Reing, John Marting, Ire Jons, Thomas O'Donely.
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      Abel Wakefield 13.307 A CH 128.14.11 58.19.9 Oct 21 1735
      Received from: John Scroging, William Thompson.
      Payments to: Ester Biery, John Goodwin (merchant in Liverpoole) per Justinian Jordan, Jr., Mark Penn, John Bruce, Dr. John Harris, John Lord, Charles Allasan, Edward Foord, William Jenkins, William Goody, Jr., Elisabeth Whichaly, Robert King, Dr. Gustavus Brown paid to John Hammill, John Wilder due from the deceased as administrator of Elisabeth Wakefield, Benjamin Tasker & Daniell Dulany, Esq. due from deceased as administrator of Richard Ratcliff, Samuell Hanson, Samuell Hanson due from deceased as administrator of Abel Wakefield (father), Benjamin Tasker & Daniell Dulany, Esq'f Andrew Minitree,John Woodman.
      Mentions: widow (unnamed, dead).
      Administrator: John Groves.
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      Nathan Barton 10,161 A CH 68.19.0 #10150 Oct 2 1688
      The amount of the inventory is equivalent to #13790,
      Received from: Edward Ford, Sr.
      Payments to: Richard Gibson, Dr, John Lemair, Philip Hoskins, Dr. Robert Hall, George Brett for his wife's (unnamed) wages, Edward Mason of Stafford County Virginia, Joshua Graves, Sarah Mackenney, Robert Middleton, Robert Doyne, John Blomfeild.
      Administrator: Francis Hamereley.
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber Q, Page 72
      13 Nov 1695; Indenture from Thomas Whichaley and Elizabeth his wife, relict and executrix of Edward Ford, dec'd. to Thomas Austin; Edward Ford had sold a parcel called Wellford at Nanjemy of 100 acres to Thomas Austin for 1,200# tobacco; the will of Ford ordered the extx. to convey the land unto Austin upon payment of tobacco by Austin; /s/ Thos. Whichaley, Elizabeth Whichaley (mark); wit. Tho. Hussey, Cornelius Maddock, Richard Newton
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber R, Page 48l 14 Feb 1689/90;
      From Charles Allison, for 40,000# tobacco, to Edward Ford; a tract known as Christian Temple Manor containing 1,000 acres in Mattawoman; /a/ Charles Allison (mark); wit. Rich Hobart. Francis Hammersley, Robert Brant
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber S, Page 59
      12 Sep 1692; Indenture from John Raines, planter, to Edward Ford; for 100 acres of land called Wellford in Nanjemy; bounded by John Posey's land called St. James; located in Zachia Manor; for 2,000# tobacco; /s/ John Raines (mark); wit. George Clemmons, Benj. Pocter
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber Z, Page 76
      Recorded at request of Mrs. Susannah Mason:
      14 Jan 1703; Indenture from Thomas Whichaley and Elizabeth his wife to Susanna Mason of St. Mary's Co.; 13 Apr 1659 patent JR.351 granted Thomas Allanson, Gent., a tract called Christian Temple Manor on the south side of Piscataway River of 1,000 acres; Charles Allanson inherited this land from his father, Thomas; 14 Feb 1689 [R48.491 conveyed to Edward Ford; by his will dated 6 Jan 1693 Edward conveyed 200 acres of this land to his wife Elizabeth; for 9,000# tobacco this 200 acres on St. Thomas Creek; bounded by Marshall's house, Maj. Smallwood and Gerrard Browne; /s/ Thomas Whichaley, Eliza. Whichaley (mark); wit. Jno. Rowland, Tho. Onell; 14 Jan 1703 Thomas Whichaleyy and wife Elizabeth ack. deed; Susannah Mason paid alienation 15
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers Northern Neck Book 1- by Phillip Ludwell agt for Lord Fairfax; page 201
      Edward Ford & Mathew Dike, of Charles County, Maryland, 1344 acres in Stafford County, upon the South Side of Powells runn. Fromerly taken up by Dixey Ward, of Staff County, who left sd land to his son Dixey how having attained his majority, sold sd land to the above individuals Nove 3, 1691; dated Dec 16, 1692
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers Northern Neck Book 1- by Phillip Ludwell agt for Lord Fairfax; page 203
      Deed from Dixey Ward to Ford and Dike. Land surveyed by Samuel Ward in 1671. Witnesses; George Brent, James Butler, and Nicholas Brent. Acknowledged by Robert Brent atty for sd Ward.
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1689 - 1693; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      pp. 221-221a TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come I DIXY WARD of Stafford County ye Sonne & Heire of DIXY WARD late of this County deced send Greetinge. Whereas my said Father DIXY WARD did in ye yeare 1671 imploy Mr. SAMLL. WYE Surveyor of Stafford Countie to survey One thousand three hundred and forty four acres of land for him att POWELLS RUN in ye County aforesaid puttinge in rights for ye same which accordingly was done by him ye said WYE boundeth as followeth Beginninge on ye South side of POWELLS RUNNE att a marked Pohickorie standinge near COLL, CORBYNs land & running WNW to a marked red oak & whence SSW to a marked red oake whence NNE to ye fore menconed Pohickorie, and forasmuch as in those days & for many yeares since ye office was shutt up as to Pattents for ye NORTHERN NECK sue that my said Father could not obtaine a Pattent for ye said Lande & not long after dyed leaveinge mee ye said DIXY WARD a Child, & now beinge arrived an full age. and haveinge ye right by Descent of what ever my said Father had in him Know Yee therefore that I ye said DIXY WARD for ye sume of Five thousand pounds of good Tobacco in Caske in hande paid me by EDWARD FORD & MATTHEW DYKE of CHARLES COUNTY in ye PROVINCE of MARYLAND have sold all my right to all & singular ye premises viz, ye said thirteene hundred forty four acres of lande ',thin ye said Survey TO THEM YE SAID EDWARD FOORD & MATTHEW DYKE their heires for ever so that it shall & may be lawfull for them to repaire to ye office of ye Right Honorable the PROPRIETORS of ye NORTHERN NECK & by venue of these presents to sue for deeds of conveyance Pat-tents or other Instruments to bee granted to them in their own names and lastley I do hereby covenant to give to them such further assurance of my right provided any such further assistance doe not containe greater Warranties then hereby are by my right to ye premises. In Wittness whereof I have sett my hande & Seale this third day of November 1691
      In presence of GEORGE BRENT. DIXY WARD
      JAMES BUTLER. NICHOLAS BRENT
      I doe hereby appoynt ROBERT BRENT my Attorney to acknowledge this Deed in Stafford County Court Wittness my hande ye day above
      DIY WARD
      This above Deed of Sale was acknowledged in the County Court of Stafford by ROBERT BRENT Attorney of the said DIXY WARD unto Capt. GEORGE BRENT Attorney of EDWARD FOORD & MATTHEW DYKE on the 13th day of November 1691 and was then recorded
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      Stafford Co VA Order Book 1692-1693; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      Page 367 (cont). Court held 13th Jule 1693
      462. GEORGE CALVERT of the County afsd was attached to answer EDWARD FORD and MATTHEW DICKE both of Charles County in the Province of Maryland of a plea why he by force and arms & contrary to the peace etc into and upon a certain messuage plantation and Tract of land of the freehold of them the said Edward and Matthew scituate in the County of Stafford aforesaid have unlawfully entered to the great damage etc whereupon they the said Edward and Mathew in their proper Persons complain that whereas DIXY WARD SENR. late of the County Stafford deced did in the year 1671 by Mr. SAMUEL WYE then Surveyor of the said County survey and enter Rights for a certain dividend or tract of land containing 1844 acres scituate lying and being at or near Powells Run in the County of Stafford and the office for granting of Pattents in this Northern Neck being then and many years since shut up the said Dixy deced before any Patent for the same could be procured by whose death the Right and Priority of a Pattent thereto came and descended to Dixy Ward then an infant Son and heir of the said Dixy deced by reason whereof the right and Priority of a Patent for the sd Land became and was vested in the said Dixy the younger who being since attained to his full age did by deed dated the 8th day of November 1691 grant bargain and sell unto the said Edward and Matthew their heirs and assigns forever all the Right Title Interest of him the said Dixy of in and unto the said 1844 acres of land by reason whereof the aforesd Right and Reference of him the said Dixy became and Legally was vested in them the said Edward and Matthew their heirs and assigns as by the above recited deed may more fully and at large appear. Since which the said Edward and Mathew having recourse to the office of the Proprietors of this Northern Neck as afsd PHILIP LUDWELL Esgr. for and on the behalf of and as agent or attorney of the said Proprietors of this Northern Neck did by deed bearing date the 6th day of December 1692 grant the afsd tract of 1844 acres of land with all its rights members Jurisdictions and appurtenances to them the said Edward and Mathew their heirs and assigns forever as by the said deed may more fully and at large appear by vertue whereof the said Edward and Matthew became seized in their demesne as of fee of in and unto the same. Nevertheless the said George by force and armes into and upon the said dividend of land hath unlawfully possessed himself and with like force doth detains and keep whereby they are damnified and damage have reced to the value of twenty thousand pounds of Tobacco whereupon they bring their suit etc and pray the writ habere fs. Possessionem directed etc.
      And George Calvert the defendant came into Court and prayed Licence of Imparleance till the next Court which accordingly to him is granted and that then his plea be not wanting.
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      Stafford Co VA Order Book 1692-1693; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      Page 372 (contd). Court held 13th September 1693
      480. EDWARD FORD and MATTHEW DICKE v GEORGE CALVERT. Upon Imparleance from the 18th of July 1693 And now until when the said Plts not appearing to prose-cute Therefore tis ordered that the said Edward Ford and Matthew Dicke shall be nonsuit and shall make present payment of sum fifty pounds of Tobacco to George Calvert with costs ..

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