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

John Chandler

Male Abt 1685 - 1735  (~ 50 years)


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  • Name John Chandler 
    Born Abt 1685  William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jan 1734/35  William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002907  Tree1
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 

    Father William Chandler,   b. Abt 1649, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1685, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Mother Mary Sewell,   b. 1659, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1693/94, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married Abt 1674  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01121  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Penn,   b. Between 1682 and 1691, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1737, Charles County, Maryland - Account Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married Abt 1705  William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Chandler,   b. Abt 1710, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Chandler,   b. 1714, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1773, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     3. Stephen Chandler,   b. 1719, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1785, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     4. Anne Chandler,   b. Abt 1720, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1762, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)
     5. William Chandler,   b. Abt 1720, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1738, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 19 years)
     6. Mary (Anne) Chandler,   b. Abt 1725, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1767, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 
    Family ID F01529  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • EFSM Vol 8 page 287
      editors do not know where to place John. They have him as the tentative son of John that died bef 1694 Va (brother of Job). It is more reasonable to think he was a son of William and John's sister married a Penn too.
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      The will of John Chandler, proved in 1735, named his sons, John, William, Stephen, and daughters, Sarah Hamill, Anne Chandler, and Mary Chandler. John and Stephen settled on the Wicomico. Subsequently Stephen Chandler sued Edward Smoot for possession of land in St. Mary's County. Although the lawsuit failed to show the cause for legal action, it is concluded that in some manner Edward Smoot through his wife was holding land previously belonging to the Chandlers.
      William and Mark Penn, NOK.
      Anne Chandler and John Chandler Exrs.
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      Chandler, John, Portobacco, Charles County, 17th Nov., 1735; 19th Jan., 1735.
      To wife Anne and hrs., 301 A. dwelling plantation, "Chandler's Purchase;" and personalty.
      To son John and hrs., 100 A. "Macton," 74 A. "Debt," 100 A. of 'Chandler's Addition;" and personalty.
      To son William and hrs., 144 A. the residue of "Chandler's Addition;" and personalty.
      To son Stephen and hrs., "Greenbank" ,"Marrowbone;" and personalty.
      To daus. Anne and Mary, and dau. Sarah Hamill, personalty.
      Residue after wife's thirds are deducted divided among child.
      Exs.: Wife and son John.
      Test: Gustavus Brown, Frances Brown, Elizabeth Joye, 21, 520.
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      Mr. John Chandler 21.287 CH 589.11.11 Feb 26 1735 Apr 24 1736
      Appraisers: Henry Hawkins, Francis Ware.
      Creditors: Gustavus Brown, Barton Smoot.
      Next of kin: William Penn, Mark Penn.
      Executors: Anne Chandler, John Chandler.
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      John Chandler 14.365 A CH 589.11.11 672,19.5 Jul 1 1737
      Sureties: William Penn, Mark Penn.
      Received from: Dr. Brown, John Theobalds, Daniel Sates, Thomas Shaw, Mr. George Thorald, Samuel Hanson, Jr., Thomas Marshall, Philip Briscoe, Jos. Millburn Semmes, Walter Pye, Matthew Barnes, sr., Capt. John Lancaser, John Hamil, Dennis Nallyf Benjamin Burgess? Baptist Boarman, William Hansonp Robert Hanson, John Dent, John Hanson, Sr., Col. George Dent, Walter Hanson, Thomas Gilpin, Joseph Pain, Thomas Morrisf Benjamin Craycroft, William Monroe, Thomas Reed, Susanna Jenkins, William Coody, John Bruce, Mary Speake.
      Payments to: Philip Welsh, Giles Vermillian, Dr. Gustavus Brown, Jennet Mclane, Peter Mitchellf Daniel Dulany, Esq., Samuel Hanson, George Dent, Esq Robert Machonchie, William Southerland, James Morphey, John Scroggen, John McNail, Robert Christie, Martha Yoaxley.
      Executors: Anne Chandler (now dead) wife of Henry Acton, John Chandler.
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      George Groves, Sr. 30.302 I 39.8.2 Jan 23 1709
      Appraisers; John Gwinn, James Cottrell.
      Approvers: John Chandler, John Killnsworth, William Groves, John Groves.
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      Joseph Lewin 2.53 A CH 27.4.6 24.11.9 May 15 1719
      Received from: James Neale, Jr., Benicall {sic Samuel} Fearson, Francis Glaste.
      Payments to: Richard Edelen for Richard Done, John Speake, William Cody, George Thomas, Thomas Dickson, James Rotheifor, W. Bladen, Esq., Mr. Benjamin Tasker.
      Administrator: John Chandler.
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      William Compton 6.352 A CH 41.9.8 21.5.7 May 17 1725
      Payments to: Thomas Howard, Edward Anderson, Robert Martin, John Chandler, Samuell Hanson, Mr, Contee.
      Administratrix: Catherine Compton,
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      John Atkison 7.88 A CH 81.7.7 99.11.1 Aug 11 1725
      Received from: William Parkison, Capt. Thomas Wright, Mr, John Bruce, John Chandler, Charles Dean, Thomas Reed, John Gibson, Thomas Morriss, Richard Barber, Sundry Sayles, George Newman, negro (unnamed) of Mr. John Courts, John & Mark Penn, William Penn, Capt. Thomas Webster, Mr. John Courts, Samuel Sympson, John Payne, James Ryner, Joseph Joy, John Howard, Henry Smith, John Willard & James Neale, John Lancaster, Mr. Jonathon Forward.
      Payments to: Samuel Hanson, Adam Brown, Richard Wainwright, Henry Neale.
      Administrator: Raphael Neale.
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      Cuttance, Josias (nunc.), Charles County, 13th Jan,. 1727; 20th Jan., 1727.
      To John (son of John Chandler), personalty,
      To wife [unnamed] residue of -estate.
      Test: Doct. Gustavus Brown, Capt. Barton Smoot, 19,304.
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 113
      Recorded at request of John Miller:
      16 Oct 1708; Indenture from George Groves, Sr., planter, and Jane his wife, to John Miller; grant 20 Sep 1680 to Philip Cole a tract called Green Banch about 2 miles off the head of Wicomico River; adjoining John Courts and John Lemare; containing 66 acres; 7 Jan 1684 Cole conveyed land to Groves (L.55); for 2 cows and calves and 1,000# tobacco convey said land to Miller; /s/ George Groves (mark), Jane Groves (mark); wit. George Groves, Jr., William Groves (mark); 16 Oct 1708 George Groves and Jane his wife ack. deed; 19 Nov 1708 alienation money tendered in court but no one empowered to receive it
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 186
      17 Jul 1710; Recorded at request of John Chandler:
      13 Jun 1710; Indenture from John Miller, tailor, and Sarah his wife, to John Chandler, shoemaker; grant dated 20 Sep 1680 to Phillip Cole for a parcel called GREEN BRANCH ca 2 miles of the head of Wicomico; adjoining land of John Courts; laid out for 66 acres; on 7 Jan 1684 (55) conveyed to George Groves; 16 Jun 1708 Groves conveyed the land to John Miller; for 3,000# tobacco Miller conveys to Chandler; /s/ John Mellor, Sarah Mellor (mark); wit. Wm. Herbert, Edm. Howard, George Groves (mark); 13 Jun 1710 deed ack.; John Chandler paid alienation
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      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 380
      7 7ber 1720; Recorded at request of Mark Penn, blacksmith:
      13 Jul 1720; Indenture from John Chandler, shoemaker, to Mark Penn, blacksmith; for 5,000# tobacco; a parcel called Chandler Purchase; containing 100 acres; /s/ John Chandler; wit. Jon. Fendall, Gustavous Browne; 23 Jul 1720 John Chandler ack. Deed
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      Charles County, Maryland Liber L#2, Page 262. The mark of Jno Chandler of CC, shoemaker, was recorded Apr 5, 1725.
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      Charles County Court Records, June 1738 Court, Liber T#2, Page 468.
      John Chandler, guardian to his brother, Stephen Chandler, exhibits to the Court here, the following certificate of the view of the land and plantation belonging to sd Stephen: I certify that the within subscribers were qualified before me, Mar 1, 1737/8. Signed - Robt: Yates.
      CC. Whereas we, being appointed viewers by Major Robt: Yates of a parcel of land and plantation belonging to Stephen Chandler, son of John Chandler, decd, who did choose for his guardian, his brother, John Chandler, before the CC Justices, and do find on the sd land and plantation, the following improvements: 400 panels of fence to be kept in repair, an old dwelling house not much out of repair, an old 40 foot tobacco house not to be repaired, a malt house in good repair, a log corn house in good repair, a milk house and shed much out of repair, 29 apple trees much out of repair, a small peach orchard much out of repair, an old ditch garden all out of repair, all the land lying on the east side of a branch that runs through the plantation allowed for the use of the plantation. Signed Mar 25, 1738 - Charles Courts, Francis Ware.
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      Charles County Court Records, June 1738 Court, Liber T#2, Page 469
      Jul 1, 1737. Henry Acton, who married Anne Chandler, decd, & John Chandler, surviving Ex'r of John Chandler - Dirs. To the decd's estate then accounted for - 672.19.5.
      By disbursements allowed - 52.1.0,. To be secured & disposed according to the decd's will - 620.18.43/4.
      672.19.5.
      In which will were the following legacies, viz, to his wife, one Negro man named Fortune, his wife & child and 1 Negro girl named Kate, all app: at 89; to his son, John Chandler, one Negro man named Alledge, app'd at 30; to his son, Wm. Chandler, one Negro man named Will, app'd at 30 ; to his son, Stephen Chandler, one Negro woman named Abig'l app'd at 22 ; to his daughter, Anne Chandler, one Negro girl named Venus, appraised at 13:5; to his daughter, Mary Chandler,
      one Negro girl named Mall, app:d at 10 ; to his daughter, Sarah Hamill, one Negro boy named Debtford, appraised at 12 - 206.5.0.
      The remainder thus distributed, Sst, To his wife one third .-138.4.5%.
      The residue to be equally divided among all his children, according to his will - 276.6.11%.
      620.18.4%.
      William Penn & Mark Penn, both of CC, Sureties.
      Signed per order Wm. Rogers, Reg'r.
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      Charles County Court Records
      Liber T, No. 2
      March Court 1739
      page 536:
      CC, Feb 13, 1739.
      Pursuant to order of last Nov Court, Commission issued to Colo: Robert Hanson, John Hanson Sr, John Hanson Jr, and Courts Keech, to examine witnesses touching the bounds of Chandlers Purchase, Taverton, and Deptford, lying in CC, in possession of John Chandler. Signed Nov 24, 1738 - Saml Hanson, Clerk.
      And now here, Robt: Hanson & Courts Keech, Page 537. return to this Court, the Commission afd, with the following certificate thereon endorsed and the subsequent depositions thereto annexed:
      We certify that we have examined all such witnesses to the bounds of the within mentioned lands as was to us produced. Signed Feb 13, 1738/9 - Robt: Hanson, Courts Keech.
      John Hamill, age about 46, declares that, to the best of his memory, some time in the year 1722, this deponent, at the request of John Chandler, decd, and in company with Thomas Lowery, then a hired servant to Dr. Gustavus Brown, went to look for some outlying hogs, and this deponent further deposes that the sd John Chandler lead him and the sd Lowery to a bounded black walnut tree now standing upon a Gravelly Hill Side standing by the Main Road Side that leads to Portobacco, and told this deponent and the sd Lowery it was the beginning tree of that tract of land called Chandlers Purchase, and this deponent further deposes that the sd Chandler lead him and the sd Lowery to a small bounded white oak standing upon a plain on the north side of a branch that falls into Warrens Branch and told this deponent and the sd Lowery it was a bounded tree or a corner tree of the sd Chandlers Purchase, and this deponent declares that he knows the same tree to be the beginning tree of that tract of land called Deptford, the which tree this deponent now lays his hand on, and this deponent further deposes that the sd Chandler lead him and the sd Lowery to a large bounded white oak standing upon a plain and in the sight of William Witter's old Fields and told them it was the beginning tree of that tract of land called Taverton. And also this deponent deposes that the sd Chandler told him that Isaac Gilpin lead him to the sd white oak and told him it was the outward bound tree of his land whereon he lived, the which tree this deponent now lays his hand on. And this deponent further deposes that the sd Chandler told him that at the request of the sd Gilpin, the sd Chandler surveyed and ran out with a pocket instrument, the out lines of the sd Gilpin's 2 tracts of land by and from the sd white oak, and by and from a red oak not in these writings mentioned, and this deponent declares that the sd Chandler told him that by the sd Gilpin showing him the bounded trees of sd land and by his running the lines afd, the sd Chandler found out the vacant land, and the escheat land that he had secured. Feb 13, 1738/9.
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      Stafford Co VA Will & Deed Book 1699-1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      PP. To All Christian People .. Know ye that 1 JNO. TRAMMILL of the County
      184-185 of Stafford in consideration of sum 3000 pounds of good Tobo. in cask by me already reced of LEWIS GRIFFIN of county afsd .. do sell parcel of land situate in county Stafford on South side Potomack Creek near the head thereof containing by estimation 250 acres beginning at a marked Pick hiccory standing by a path which leads trom the head of the Creek towards Rappahannock and running thence by a line of marked trees SE & by E 30 poles to a markt gum tree thence S & by E 140 poles to a markt black oak thence SW 40 poles to another markt oak then WSW 124 poles to a markt pickhiccory standing In the westward bound line formerly granted to FRANCIS ADDINGTON late of aforesaid county deced by pattent in the proprietors office the said pattent being for 500 acres whereof the land hereby sold is the moiety or esteemed to be one half thereof (virt) that half of it that lies to the eastward of the courses abovementione.d the said Pattent being formerly assigned to me the said Trammill by Francis Waddington & heir of the said Waddington deced
      Presence John x Chandler, Jno, Trammill Thomas Gregg
      Deed acknowledged in open court .. ordered that same be recorded
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 327-180: GREEN BRANCH: 66 acres; Possession of - 66 Acres - Groves, George : Surveyed 10 July 1680 for Philip Cole about 2 miles from the head of Wicomico River adjoining to the land of John Courts at a bound hiccory a boundary tree of the said Courts land: Other notes - 66 Acres - John Mellor from George Groves; 16 Oct 1708 {mm note: John Miller}, 66 Acres - John Chandler from John Mellor [Miller]; 13 June 1710,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Wicomico: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 415-260: MARROWBONE LANE: 43 acres; Possession of - 43 Acres - Chandler, John: Surveyed for John Chandler, 23 June 1726 lying on the West side of the Wicomico river, Patented to said Chandler, 24 July 1732.: {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 390-87: CHANDLERS ADDITION: 244 acres; Possession of - 244 Acres - Chandler, William: : Surveyed 30 Oct 1719 for John Chandler adjoining to a tract of land called CHANDLERS PURCHASE beginning at a bounded black oak standing on the barrens and is a bounded tree of William Dollops land.: Other Tracts Mentioned: CHANDLERS PURCHASE; ; ; Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 244 Acres - William Chandler from John Chandler; 15 Apr 1738,, , , ,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 391-90: CHANDLERS PURCHASE RESURVEY: 301 acres; Possession of - 301 Acres - See Notes: Re-Surveyed 11 Sept 1719 for John Chandler escheat including CASSOCKS LOSS, LEMAIRE PURCHASE, & HISPANIOLA beginning at a bounded black walnut standing on the East side of a hill very near a road.: Other Tracts Mentioned: CASSOCKS LOSS; LEMAIRES PURCHASE; HISPANIOLA; Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 100 Acres - Mark Penn from John Chandler; 13 July 1720,100 Acres - John Chandler from Mark Penn; 19 Jun 1738, , , ,

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