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

John Darnall

Male Abt 1650 - 1685  (~ 35 years)

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  • Name John Darnall 
    Born Abt 1650  Birds Place, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Feb 1684/85  Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003064  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Father Philip Darnall,   b. 1604, Bird's Place, Essendon, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1677, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Mary Bretton,   b. 1608, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1692, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married Abt 1636  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01454  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Maria Bennett,   b. 1666, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1714, Fenwick Manor, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 1682  Anne Arundel, County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Henrietta Maria Darnall,   b. 1683, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F02343  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      Darnall, John, 14th Dec., 1684; 18th Feb., 1684.
      To James Pennington, John Gabon, Mr. Hubart, and Nicholas Gulick, personalty.
      To wife Susan, 2 tracts, 1 of 400 A. and 1 of 250 A.
      To wife afsd. and hrs., and to dau. Henrietta at age or marriage, residue of estate, real and personal.
      To nep. Henry, son of brother Henry, sd. dau.'s share in event of her death without issue.
      Exs.: Philemon Lloyd and brother Col. Henry Darnall.
      Test: Francis Lather, Isaac Shepard, Edward Overine. 4. 55.
      John Darnall 8.473 I CE 173.0.9 Feb 13 1685
      of Calvert County.
      Appraisers: George Warner, J. Wroth.
      Hon. John Darnall, Esq. 8.474 I 410.19.10 {Feb 13 1685/6}
      Appraisers: Henry Brent, Raphael Haywood.
      Mentions: Madam Darnall.
      John Darnall 10.230 A 584.0.0 Apr 17 1689
      Payments to: Michaell Taney, William Haimes, Michaell Taney for Christopher Rousby, Henry Truman, John Broam, Richard Fenwick, Robert Clarke, Richard Gardner, Robert Horton, John Davis, Thomas Tasker per Maj. Sewall, Mr. Nicholas Gulick, John Evans, William Symonds, John Vanreswick due from Abraham Clarke, Robert Jones, John Fenwick, William Boss, John Jeffers, John Jones, Robert Carvill, Thomas Sprigg, Dennis Oweden, Henry Brent, James Weeks, John Goldsbery, Ninian Beall, John Wheatly, Oliver Short, Richard Gray, Richard Gardiner, Thomas Brooks, John Atkey, Thomas Tasker, William Easterson, Francis Lather, William Moore, Richard White, William Read, Francis Knott, Madam Loyd, Dr. Sempille, Francis Partis, Richard Smith, Jr. paid to John Doggett, Richard Smith per Capt. Thomas Price, John Blomfeild, William Symons, Col. Taillour, Samuel Groom, Mr. Roswell, Ellinor Parr, Madam Jane Calvert.
      Legatees: Richard Hubbard, Thomas Gavan, Edward Evans, Col. Darnall, Col. Loyd.
      Administratrix: Susanna Lowe (relict), wife of Henry Lowe.
      John Darnall, Esq. 14.117 A SM 584.10.7 723.6.8 May 1697
      Payments to: Martha Milers, Francis Lather, Mr. Thomas Brooks, William Boarman, Jr., Mr. Roger Brooke, Mr. John Bigger, George Plowden, John Fenwick, William Dare.
      Legatees: Mr. Guylick, Mr. Massey.
      Administratrix: Susanna Maria Lowe (relict), wife of Mr. Henry Lowe.
      Mr. John Darnall 20.46 A #32963 {1700}
      Payments to: William Boarman, Jr., Capt. Francis Partis, Maj. Thomas Trueman, Mr. Thomas Greenfeild, Dr. Innis, Mr. Robert Jones, Samuell Groome, Oliver Shirtwell, Capt. Edward Watt, Dr. Wooten, Joseph Edloe per Dr. Mullens, Dr. Mullens, John Gouldesberry, Mr. Thomas Tasker, Mr.Cartney, Mr. Mic. Tawney, Gerrard Vansweringen, Mr. John Darnall and old Madam Darnall and Maj. Thomas Brookes, Mr. Thomas Grunwin per Mr. Thomas Brookes, Maj. Thomas Brookes, Col. Ba(ker). Brookes, John Bloomefeild, Thomas Ditton, Maj. Dent, Mr. Underwood, Cev. Butler, Mr. Richard Marsham, Capt. Thomas Cleggat.
      John Mackart 2.142 I SM #10388 Apr 17 1676
      Appraisers: Thomas Attoway, John Bullock.
      Approvers: Colin Mackenzie, John Darnall.
      George & Frances Beckwith 2.179 I #168725 Apr 12 1676 Apr 28 1676
      Servants mentioned: Evan Davis (carpenter), Thomas Ridgley (Joyner), Edward Compton, Samuell Nellthorp, Thomas Abbott, Richard Newman, Thomas Blackrock, Elinor Williams.
      Appraisers: Thomas Gantt, John Darnall.
      List of debts: Capt. Leo Webber, Mr. John Darnall, Mr. Proctor of Ann Arundell, Col. Tue, Mr. George Parker, Mr. Gervase Ballard, John Myles, Francis Mawd, Mr. Henry White of Ann Arrundell, Mr. John Craycraft, Mr. George Hawes, Capt. Darnall, Dr. Pierce, Mr. Henry Michell, Mr. Alexander Younger, Mr. Thomas Gantt, Mr. Francis Hawkins,- Mr. Done of Severn, Mr. Guy Mute, Mr. John Gold, Mr. Michaell Townly, Mr. John Fenwick, John Wright, Mr. Loue Michaell, Thomas Browne of Dorsett County, Major Jowles, Mr. William Parker, Mr. Charles Ashham, Mr. Richard Fenwick, Mr. Thomas Cleggatt, Mr. William Bold, Mr. Samuell Hatton, Mr. Robins, of Choptank, Mr. William Davis, Simon Stacy, Mr. Thomas Cosden, William Byrd, Mr. William Hill, Richard Gibbs of the Clifts, James Williams, Mr. William Staines, Capt. Treago, Mr. Benjamin Lawrence, Mr. Thomas Massey, the widdow Ewens, Samuell Abbott, Mr. John Gittins, Richard Hutchins, Thomas Bancks, Mr. Henry Stockett, Mr. Richard Hill, Henry Exon, Col. Burges and Mr. Heshcott and Mr. Hedge, Mrs. Hanah Pott, Mr. Edward Dorsey, Mr. Nicholas Sewell, Mr. Stephen Luffe, Mr. William Dare, Capt. Quigley, Mr. Thomas Barnfield, Mr. John Foster, Mr. Joseph Tillie, Mr. John Whimfell of St. Leo Creeks, Mr. Vansweringen, Lt. Ninean Bell, Peter Joy, Capt. Charles Boteler, Mr. Cenelum Chiseldine, Mr. Robert Carvile, Mr. William Russell, Henry Everard, Mr. John Nuthall, Mr. Thomas Chandler, Mr. Jonathon Hopkins, Mr. Howard, Mr. William Parker son of Mr. A. Parker, Mr. Morderay Hunton, Mr. William King, Capt. John Allen, Dr. Wootton, Mr. Thomas Tasker, Dr. Broock, Mr. William Travers, Mr. Henry Beckwith, the publick for 20 quarters, Dr. Jones, Mr. Welsh of Ann Arrundell, Peter Archer, Thomas Taylor, Esq., Thomas Pagett, Mr. Thomas Bland, Mr. Richard Keene, Mr. Thomas Francis, Mr. Richard Ladd, Mr. Richard Mekins, Mr. Thomas Morris, Mr. Robert Clarke, John Halles, Mr. Younger, John Miles, Capt. Darnell, Mr. Notley for Mr. Doyne.
      Distribution to: the orphans (unnamed).
      John Martin 2.187 I #10447 Feb 24 1675
      Appraisers: John Turner, Humphrey Waterwithe.
      List of debts: Richard Mekins, John Hollins, John Darnell, William Wilson, John Henning, George Beckwith, John Gittings, Henry Darnell, Mary (no surname given) (administratrix of Allen Crane).
      List of bills: William Ennes, William Watson, Mr. Thomas Sprigg, John Henning, Mr. Charles Ashombe.
      Mentions: administratrix Mary Allen (widow), Jaspar Allen.
      (no name given) 2.340 A Nov 18 1676
      Mentions: Charles (son), Margret (daughter), Capt. Darnell.
      Payments to: Mr. Rousby, Capt. Darnell, Mr. John Darnell, Dr. Pierce, Capt. Quigley, Mr. Wells, Mr. Ladd.
      Administrator/Executor: John Halles.
      John Martin 3.162 I #17303 Mar 13 1676
      Appraisers: John Hollins, Edward Turner.
      List of debts: Thomas Bowdell of Robert Taylor, Mr. Ladd, Henry & John Darnall, Thomas Binkes, William Sedgwick, Richard Mekind, William Wilson, John Hennyng, John Gittings, John Hollins, George Beckwith, Guy White, Mr. Thomas Sprigg, William Innes, Simon Spratlin, William Tregoe, Thomas Gaunt, John Browne, Thomas Cleget, Jervase Ballard.
      Edward Keene 4.154 A CA #146969 #146969 Jul 5 1677
      Amount of the account is also given as 158.5.9.
      Servants mentioned: Obediah Driver, Rowland Jackson, Thomas Price.
      List of receipts from: Thomas Bumpasse, Richard Marsham, John Bigger, John Winnall, Capt. Henry Darnall, Capt. Samuel Groome.
      Payments to: Richard Keene, Francis Hutchins, John Abbington, Edward Turner, John Cox, Thomas Banks, Richard Marsham, Arthur Storer, Thomas Browne, Michael Tawny, Col. Thomas Brooke, John Low, Capt. Samuell Bourne, Ma j. Samuell Lane, John Grier, Dr. Henry Jowles, Elinor Webb (servant), William Wilson (plasterer), Richard Crackbourne, George Hawes, Thomas Cosden, Jarvis Ballard, Richard Freeman, Thomas Barbary, Richard Hall, Kenelme Chizeldyne (for securing orphan's land from Jonathon Squire), Mr. John Darnall.
      List of debts: Robert Wells, James Dossey, Charles Boteler, Robert Skinner, John Martin, Timothy Gunton, Henry Jowles, William Iles, John Sewall, Edward Wood, John Peacock, Andrew Dickinson, Nicholas Butterum, Francis Malden, Roger Polley, Roger Baker, Richard Freeman, Francis Dorrington, William Williams, John Cooke.
      Mentions: orphans (unnamed), William Hunt (deceased) whose wife Susanna married second the deceased.
      Executor: Roger Brooke (gentleman).
      Sampson Waring. 4.230 A CA #58179 #58179 Aug 29 1677
      Appraisers of inventory: John Froster, Robert Heighe.
      Payments to: Richard Johns for Alexander Gardner, Maj. Samuell Lane, Richard Johns, Mr. Henry Hosier, Thomas Oldfield (administrator of Margaret Freeman wife and administratrix of Thomas Freeman of Bristol), Michael Tawney for Christopher Johnson and Thomas Elwes, Marmaduke Bunton for Thomas Gaunt, Mr. Thomas Claget for Richard Smith, Edward Perrin for Richard Keene, Demetrius Cartwright, Dr. William Jones, Sir William Talbot, Mr. John Rousby for his brother Mr. Christopher Rousby, Mr. Thomas Bankes & Mr. John Darnall.
      Legatee: Thomas Pritchard.
      Distribution to: administratrix and Bazill their son.
      Administratrix: Sarah Hance (relict), wife of John Hance.
      William Kaine 4.420 A SM #9302 #9302 Oct 16 1677
      Payments to: Mr. John Darnall for John Hartwell, Mr. Christopher Rousby, William Surges, Charles Delo.
      Distribution to: William (surname not given) (natural son) in case he ever appears in the province, otherwise to Jeane Edlee (daughter of executor). Executor: Joseph Edloe of Calvert County.
      Jasper Allen 4.476 A CA #13415 #13415 Mar 10 1676
      Payments to: Henry Barnes for Dr. Owen Griffith, Henry Easterling, Robert Day, Thomas Cosden, Capt. Bourne, William Beck (mariner), Hugh Percy, Mr. John Yoe for James Varloe, Robert Ellis, Robert Taylor (administrator of John Sidbury), Thomas Bowdle for John Martin of Barbadoes (merchant) (dead), Mr. John Darnall, Richard Thomas (runaway).
      Administratrix: Mary Taylor (relict).
      Thomas Chandler (inholder) 4.497 A AA #119493 119493 Oct 25 1677
      Payments to: John Chapell, Thomas Stanley, Henry Stockett, John Hance, John Baker of St. Mary's County, Col. William Burgis, Matt. Ward, Thomas Gant, Ken. Chiledyne, Mr. Robert Carvile & Mr. Henry Carew & Mr. Clement Hill (executors of Elisabeth Moy (executrix of Richard Moy)), John Baker of Bristoll, George Parker, Col. William Burgis for John Browne, Col. Thomas Taylor, Col. George Wells, Col. Samuell Chew, Robert Conant, Robert Larkine, Mr. Richard Boughton, John Soller, Col. Vincent Lowe, John Darnall, Nehemiah Birkhead, Mr. Thomas Stanley, Mr. Henry Stockett, Christopher Schofell, Thomas Greene, Mathias Dringe, Capt. Richard Hill for Mr. Moll (merchant) from Garrett Vansweringen, Maj. Samuel Lane, George Simons, John Coibreath, Mr. Robert Carvile.
      List of debts: Hugh Connell (runaway), James Mooreley (dead), John Lynes (dead), John Dickson (runaway), Ezekiel Jackson (dead), Robert Pott (dead), Symon Baker (dead), Arthur Carleton, Francis Tyller (runaway), Arthur Briscoe (dead), Nicholas Smith (dead), Thomas Pouey (runaway), Tannt (runaway), Edward Griffith, Richard Carver (runaway), Michaell Offley (out of the country), Robert Farrington (runaway), Robert Waterson (dead), Richard Evens (out of the country), James Parrott (dead), James Thompson (dead), John Carpenter (very poore), Thomas Pagett (dead), George Young (very poore).
      Administrator: William Russell (inholder).
      Cuthbert Fenwick 4.515 A CA #13103 #15459 Oct 27 1677
      Mentions; Oliver Garey.
      Payments to: Edward Bell, John Yoe, John Darnall, John Jourdaine, West & Co., Capt. Darnall, Charles Butler, Thomas Birtwhisller, Mr. Christopher Rousby for William Gittings (dead).
      Administrator: Richard Fenwick.
      John Bigger 4.570 A CA #29045 #29045 Dec 22 1677
      Payments to: Robert Lashly, Baker Brooke, Esq., Richard Keene, Philip Edwards (mariner in England), Mr. John Darnall, Michaell Tawney, John Baker, James Williams, Thomas Tasker for Mr. Christopher Rousby, Mordecay Handen for George Hawes, William Jones for Thomas Bankes, Capt. Henry Darnell, James Rumsey for Mr. Kenelm Chizeldyne, Thomas Tasker for Robert Carvile (executor of Elisabeth Moy (executrix of Richard Moy)), Francis Swinfin.
      Executrix: Ann Rumsey (relict), wife of James Rumsey.
      Thomas Pagett 5.171 A CA #45742 #52592 Jun 15 1678
      Payments to: William Kent, Capt. Samuel Bourne, Isaac Merit, Thomas Sterling, Thomas Cosden, John Stayres attorney for James Bennet, Francis Dorrington, John More, John Darnall, Richard Hall, Marke Clare, Robert Brasseur, Thomas Floyd, John Underland, John Abington (merchant), Mr. George Parker, Richard Eurket.
      Administrators: Capt. John Cobreath, John Kent. Estate unadministered by executrix Elisabeth Pagett (widow) (dead).

      List of Debts for Charles de la Roche
      In the Inventories & Accounts is a list of the debts due to the estate of Charles de la Roche. The inventory was filed in St. Mary's County. The list is dated January 1675. This list can be found in Liber 1, Folios 518-533.
      Henry Darnell
      John Darnell
      List of Debts for Capt. Edward Keene {1676}
      In the Inventories & Accounts is a list of the debts due to the estate of Capt. Edward Keene. The list is undated This list can be found in Libor 5, Folios 464-475.
      John Darnall (clerks)
      Capt. Darnell (sheriff)
      Thomas Nottley, Esq. 6.576 I SM 1346.19 I Apr 12 1679
      Servants mentioned: Christopher Kirkley (joiner), Richard Avedale.
      Appraisers: Gerrard Slye, John Darnall.

      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 262.
      Apr 1, 1741 from Henry Darnall of Portland Manor in Anne Arundel County, Gentleman, to William Digges of PG, Gentleman, for 80 sterling, a tract of land called Henritta Maria, now in PG on the Branches of the Eastern Branch of Potomack River, originally in Charles County, & laid out on about Feb 14, 1685 for Susanna Darnall, widow and relict of John Darnall for 500 acres. Signed - Henry Darnall, C Mannoe, Eliz. Darnall. Wit - Richard Keene*, Tho Owen*. This deed was acknowledged by Henry Darnall and Elizabeth, his wife. Elizabeth relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recd from Mr. William Digges (by the hands of Mr. Clement Hill Jr), the alienation fine. Recorded Apr 8, 1741
      Lloyd, Philemon, 27th May, 1682; 16th July, 1685.
      To son Philemon and hrs., all lands upon the Great Island in Wye R.; to pass to son Edward in event of son Philemon's death without issue.
      To son James and hrs., 2,000 A. at Juccahow.
      To dau. Henrietta Maria and hrs., 500 A.
      To dau. Alice and hrs., 600 A., "Lloyd's Forest."
      To dau. Anna and hrs., 350 A., "Rosseth."
      To dau. Eliza: and hrs., 400 A., "Elizabeth."
      To dau. Mary and hrs., 1,000 A., "Lloyd's Town."
      To daughter-in-law Susanna Darnall, lately Bennett, land on Sassafras R., and that in which testator held in right of his wife.
      To wife Henrietta Maria, execx., life interest in home plantation; to pass to son Edward at her death. Child. to be brought up in the Protestant faith.
      Overseers: Father-in-law Capt. Jas. Neale, Col. Henry Coursey, Jas. Neale, Jr., Henry Coursey, Jr., Wm. Carpenter, Wm. Tilghman.
      Test: Jas. Clayland, Wm. Hemsley, Thos. Vaughan, Jas. Downes, Jas. Eustis.
      By codicil dated 28th May, 1685, testator bequeaths 500 A., part of a tract of 1,000 A. bought of Henry Parker to son James, and 800 A., "Niminee" and "Niminee's Addition" to daus. Mary and Jane; testator also makes void bequest to Susanna Darnall. MCW 4. 186.
      From: Major NICHOLAS SEWELL of St. Mary's Co.
      To: RICHARD HARRISON of Calvert County, merchant Price: 325 pounds sterling.
      Property: A 1628 acre tract in P. G. County, formerly in Calvert County, on Collington Branch, being part of a tract called "Partnership." This tract was originally patented, 9 November 1680, as 1500 acres to NICHOLAS SEWELL and JOHN DARNALL, late of Calvert County, deceased. The land was surveyed, 23 August 1698, and found to contain actually 1878 acres. The land passed to said SEWELL by right of suvivorship and he was given a patent on the land, 26 August 1699. SEWELL had previously sold 250 acres from the lower end of this land.
      Signature: NICHOLAS SEWALL
      Ackn'd: NICHOLAS SEWELL and wife SUSANAH, 4 September 1699.
      Recorded: (date unspecified), Vol. A, p. 186
      Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 20 o Indenture, 8 Aug 1702
      From: Ninean Beall, Gent of Prince George's County and wife Ruth
      To: Wm. Offett, planter of Prince George's County
      The Gleaning in consideration of land taken away by an older survey; 77 acres in Prince George's County on the west side of the Patuxent bounded by land of John Darnall
      Signed: Ninean Beall
      Acknowledged: Ruth Beall signed 26 Aug 1702; witnessed by Robert Tyler and Robert Wade Recorded: Alienation of Wm. Offett 25 Nov 1702
      Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 22 o Indenture, 4 Jun 1701
      From: Col. Ninian Beall of Prince George's County, Gent.
      To: William Offett, planter of Prince George's County
      Darnall's Good Will of 450 acres for 120; bounded by Darnall's Good Luck, land already belonging to Wm. Offett, and a tract belonging to Mr. Charles Carroll
      Signed: Ninean Beall
      Witnessed: John Murdock and John Holdsworth
      Acknowledged: 28 Aug 1701 Ruth Beall signed; witnessed by Rob't Tyler and Tho. Sprigg
      Prince George's Land Records 1710-1717 - Liber F - Folio 21: Indenture, 18 Sep 1710
      From: William Offett, planter of Prince George's County
      To: Alexander Beale, planter of Prince George's County
      Purchased from Col. Henry Low and Susanna Maria, his wife, legatees to Mr. John Darnall, deceased, a tract in Prince George's County called Neighbourhood of 488 acres; patented 7 Dec 1703 by Alex. Beale and W. Offett; half to go to Alexander Bealle and half remain with Wm. Offett Signed: Wm. Offutt, Alex. Beale
      Witnessed: Willm. Scott and John Soper (mark)
      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: DARNALLS, JOHN, LAND; Owner: Darnall, John: Orig County = V {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Jan 8, 1684 : Ref: Liber 22 f 21 : Map Location: T-11

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