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

William Pile

Male 1729 - 1755  (26 years)


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  • Name William Pile  [1
    Born 3 Apr 1729  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Dec 1755  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003233  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Father William Dr. Pile,   b. 14 Dec 1701, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1732/33, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Hutchison,   b. Between 1702 and 1711, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1750, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married 29 Apr 1723  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Wright,   b. 25 Apr 1733, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1810 and 1811, Eastwood, Jefferson County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married Bef 4 Feb 1750/51  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eleanor Pile,   b. 8 Dec 1751, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary Wright Pile,   b. Abt 1753, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1760, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 6 years)
     3. William Pile,   b. 1755, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1815, Breckinridge County, Kentucky - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F02513  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      William Pile 60.442 PG 610.4.0 Dec 24 1755 Mar 25 1756
      (also William Piles)
      Appraisers: Thomas Hilleary, Thomas Williams.
      Creditors: Charles Grahame attorney for Mr. James Russell.
      Next of kin: Richard Pile, G. Sprigg.
      Administratrix: Mrs. Margaret Piles
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      William Pile 2.57 D PG 131.15.11 Mar 26 1757
      Distribution to: Representatives unknown to this Office.
      Administratrix: Margaret Pile.
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      Pile, William, Prince George County, 18th Mch., 1732; 27th Feb., 1732-3.
      To wife Eliza. extx., entire personal estate except sundry articles devised to 2 sons Richard and William.
      To son William and hrs., 183 A. "The Addition", 84 A, of "The Mistake" bou. of Thomas Marshall, and "Pily's Discovery" lately taken up, lying bet. Pamonky Ck. and the lands had with wife
      To dau. Mary personalty at age of 16, including negroes had with wife; shd. either of children die before the other the whole devises to go to the surviver, and if they shd. die before age of 21, or without issue to revert to wife and be at her disposal.
      Test.- John Smith, William Sescell, Mary Demaull. 20.584.
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      William Pile 17.9 A PG 320.13.11 295.13.10 Sep 30 1738
      Payments to: Robert Pottenger, Richard Bennett, Esq., Clement Hill, Hugh Arbuthnot, Isaac Hyde, George Nelson, William Eilbeck, Frances & Henry Tolson, Thomas Brooke, Isaac Langdail, John Dowcura, James Denune, estate of Phill. Plafay, Charles Calvert, Esq., Edward Sprigg, John Boyd, Robert Brookes, Elisabeth Willson, estate of Daniell Lamport, John Edgar, John Townley, Charles Daniel, Cost of suit against Zephaniah Wade, William Smith, John Dun.
      Heirs (children): Richard, William Pile.
      Executrix: Elisabeth Parker, wife of Mr. George Parker.
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      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller

      FROM PRINCE GEORGE'S LAND RECORDS 1746-1749
      Page 368. Feb 12, 1747 from Edward Sprigg of PG, surviving exec. of the will of Richard Pile, late of PG, Chirurgeon, to Richard Pile of PG. Whereas the afd Richard Pile, Chirurgeon, by his will, appointed the several tracts of land hereafter mentioned, to be sold in a convenient time, and the money arising by the sale thereof to be equally divided between his 2 grandsons, Richard & William Piles, sons of his son, William Pile, viz, a parcel of land by him formerly purchased of Soloman Rothery & Leonard Holliday, containing about 130 acres. Also a tract of land called Jones Plantation, containing about 50 acres. Also, a tract of land, Belts Purchase, containing about 50 acres. And also a tract of land called Copes Hill, containing about 40 acres. Therefore he, the sd Edward Sprigg, for 140 , sells to Richard Pile, all those 2 tracts of land, the one called the Second Lott, being deducted out of the land called the Beginning & Ryleys Folly & near or adjoining to Collington Branch, bounded by the land lately laid out for John Turner, the land of John Demal called Something, then to the Back Branch and to its mouth, containing about 130 acres; the other, called Copes Hill, lies on the east side of Collington Branch in PG near Samuel Brasheirs Mill, bounded by a tract of land called Brock Hall, containing about 40 acres.
      Signed - Edw Sprigg. Wit - Willm Smith*, Geo: Parker*. Recorded Feb 13, 1747/48.

      Page 499. Aug 19, 1748 from George Parker & Elizabeth, his wife, of PG, to Richard Pile of PG. Whereas William Hutchison of PG, in 1708, had granted to him by Charles, then Lord Baltimore, 219 acres of land called Hogg Pen, lying in PG, which sd land the sd William Hutchison, in his will, bequeathed to his daughter Elizabeth, wife to the sd George Parker, and party to this deed. Therefore, the sd George & Elizabeth, his wife, for the natural affection they have for the sd Richard Pile, and also for divers causes, they grant to sd Richard Pile, all that tract of land called Hogg Pen, lying in PG, and beginning at the end of the ENE line of a tract of land called Hickory Hills, containing about 219 acres, according to the certificate of survey thereof, taken and returned into the Land Office, bearing date Oct 10, 1708. Signed - Geo: Parker, Eiliz: (sic] (E her mark) Parker. Wit - Pet Dent*, Thos. Marshall*. Recorded Aug 27, 1748.

      Page 500. Aug 19, 1748 from George Parker of PG, Gent, and Elizabeth, his wife, who was widow and relict of William Pile of PG, decd, to William Pile of PG, Gent, son to the sd William & Elizabeth. Whereas the afd William Pile was, in his lifetime, and at the time of his death, seized in his demesne as of fee, of and in divers lands and tenements in PG, amongst others, of and in a tract of land called the Addition, containing 183 acres, and of and in a parcel of land called the Mistake, containing 84 acres, whereof the sd Elizabeth has been heretofore endowed. And whereas the sd George Parker and Elizabeth, his wife, for 5 shillings sterling, and for divers other good causes, give to sd
      William Pile, all their right to the sd 2 tracts of land called the Addition & the Mistake. Signed - Geo Parker, Eliz: (E her mark) Parker. Wit - Pet Dent*, Thos. Marshall*. Recorded Aug 27, 1748.

      Page 503. Aug 19, 1748 from Richard Pile of PG, Gent, to William Pile of PG, Gent. Whereas William Pile, decd, father to the sd Richard & William, the parties to these presents, did, by his will, amongst other things, devise to his son, William Pile, I tract of land called the Addition, containing 183 acres, that part of a tract of land called the Mistake which he had bought of Mr. Thomas Marshall, containing 84 acres, and a tract of land lately taken up but not then returned into the Office, called Piles' Discovery, lying between Pomunkie Cr and the land he had with his wife. And whereas it is apprehended that an estate for life only passes in the sd land by the sd devise, and that the sd Richard Pile, who is the heir at law to their testator, William Pile afd, may Pe entitled to the reversion or remainder thereof, this deed therefore witnesses that the sd Richard Pile, for 20 shillings, and for divers other good causes, grants to the sd William Pile, all the reversions & remainders, present & future estate, right, title, use, interest, & demand of him, the sd Richard Pile, of, in, and to the sd 3 tracts of land before mentioned, called the d Addition, The Mistake, and Piles' Discovery. Signed - Rich Pile. Wit - Pet Dent*, Thos. Marshall*. Recorded Aug 27, 1748.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1749-1752; Liber PP {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 104. At the request of William Pile the following Bill of Sale was recorded March 26, 1750/1
      I Hutchinson Parker have sold unto Mr. William Pile Negro girls, Fender (8 yrs.) and Vinie (10 yrs.) and Negro boys James (6 yrs.) and Robin (4 yrs.) for the valuable consideration of 30 pounds sterling of Great Britain, 28 pounds paper currency of Maryland and 300 pounds of tobacco. In witness I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this March 22, 1750, Hutchinson Parker in the presence of John Hawkins, Jr., Richard Pile and acknowledged before John Hawkins, Jr.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1749-1752; Liber PP {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 104. At the request of William Pile the following Bill of Sale was recorded March 26, 1750/1
      I Hutchinson Parker have sold unto Mr. William Pile Negroes Abby (26 yrs.) and her child Hopefull (14 yrs.), Jenny (16 yrs.), Marciar (14 yrs.), Nan (10 yrs.), Rachell (3 yrs.), Tom (6 yrs.), Monday (4 yrs.), 3 feather beds, 3 pair of sheets, 3 pair of blankets, 2 quilts, 3 bolster, 4 pillows and pillow cases, 2 oval tables, 6 chairs broke and whole, 3 pewter dishes, 3 pewter basons, 1 dozen pewter plates, 1 looking glass, 4 iron potts, 1 iron spit, 1 pair hand mill stones, 1 frying pan, 1 gun, a fire shovel and a pair of tongs, 1 pair hand irons (small), 1 copper coffe pot, 1 puster? chocolate pot, 1 copper tea kettle, 2 coffee mills, 1 painted sugar box, 1 painted candle box, 1 fine meal serch?, 8 blue and white tea plates, 3 sheep, 3 cows, 1 yearling, 16 china Saucers, 13 china tea cups, 3 coffee cups, 2 trays (china), 1 china server, 1 china plate, 1 white stand for a teapot, 2 glass crutts, 1 small glass tumbler, 2 smoothing irons, 1 brass warming pan, 1 painted tea board, 1 tin Japhard tea server, 1 mahogany tea chest, a gray mare, a young roan horse, 2 sows, 6 shoats, 2 diaper table cloths, 6-1/2 barrels of corn, 400 weight salt beef and bacon and1 cross cut saw, for the valuable consideration of 18,891 pounds of crop tobacco and 156 pounds 16 and 6 pence current money. As witness my hand and seal this March 15, 1750/1, Hutchinson Parker, in the presence of John Baynes, Jame Edelin and acknowledged before John Hawkins, Jr.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1749-1752; Liber PP {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 106. At the request of William Pile the following Deed was recorded March 27, 1750/1
      Indenture made March 21, 1750/1; Hutchinson Parker, gent, in consideration of 100 pounds sterling paid by William Pile, gent has sold a tract called "Jesmund" containing 220 acres and "Edelin's Hogpen" containing 127 acres. Signed Hutchinson Parker, in the presence of James Weems, Thomas Ireland, Jr., JP's of Calvert County, Maryland and acknowledged before John Hepburn
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 449.
      At the request of George Parker, the following deed was recorded on Feb 12, 1750[/1].
      Feb 4, 1750[/1] from William Pile of Prince Georges County, Gentleman, to George Parker of CC, Gentleman, for 50 sterling money of GB and for divers other good causes, all that part of a tract of land willed to him by his deceased father, William Piles [sic], late of Prince Georges County, Gentleman, lying in CC called Piles Addition, and bounded by Wheelers Adventure, a tract of land called Chance on the west side of Pamunkey Cr, containing and laid out for about 90 acres. Signed - Wm Pile. Wit - Will Eilbeck, Dan: of St Thos Jenifer. Margaret, wife of the sd William Pile, released her dower.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1752-1757; Liber NN {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 96. At the request of William Pile the following Deed was recorded December 25, 1752
      Indenture made May 26, 1752; between Mary Sprigg, widow, executrix of the last will and testament of Edward Sprigg, dec'd of one part and William Pile, gent of the other part. Witnesseth that whereas Edward Sprigg did make his last will and testament in writing dated November 30, 1751 and did will that his tracts "Northampton", "Catharine" and "Addition to Catharine" be sold and the money arising applied to his just debts, and constitute his wife Mary Sprigg sole executrix in consideration of 510 pounds sterling paid by William Pile did sell the aforesaid tracts. Signed Mary Sprigg, in the presence of John Cooke, Thomas Williams, Mordecai Jacob and acknowledged before Thomas Williams, Mordecai Jacob
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1752-1757; Liber NN {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 180. At the request of Thomas Snowden the following Mortgage was recorded August 28, 1753
      Indenture made August 28, 1753; William Pile in consideration of 450 money paid by Thomas Snowden has sold several tracts of land; "Northampton", "Catherine", "Addition to Catherine" where I now dwell containing 502 acres; also 13 Negroes Anthony, Tom, Jack, Nab, Ned, Samboy, Frank, Marrear, Great Jenney, Little Jenney, Sod, Cate and Abbey provided that if William Pile shall well and truly pay unto Thomas Snowden the aforesaid sums of money with legal interest at or upon August 24 next ensuing then the above instrument of writing to be void and of no effect. Signed William Pile in the presence of and acknowledged before John Hawkins, Jr., Nathaniel Offutt
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      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page (184). Jan 22, 1754 from William Pile of Prince Georges County, Gent, to Gilbert Sprigg of the same County, planter, for 356 sterling, the following tracts of land, viz, a tract of land called Fortune, originally granted to William Hutchinson; part of a tract called the Hickory Hills, originally granted to sd Hutchinson; part of a tract of land called the Mistake, originally granted to James Stoddart Jr; part of a tract of land called the Monument, originally granted to William Pile, son to the afd William Pile. The afd tract and parts of tracts of land are all contiguous and are partly in Prince Georges County and partly in CC, hounded by land called the Addition, a tract of land called Charley originally granted to Randall Hanson and now in the possession of Thomas Marshall. Sr and Thomas Marshall Jr, and where the tract of land called Fortune begins, a tract of land called the Addition, containing and now laid out for 375 acres. Signed - Wm Pile. Wit - John Hepburn, Andrew Symmer. Margarett, wife of the sd Wm Pile, freely acknowledged this deed. Recorded may 22, 1754.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1752-1757; Liber NN {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 219. At the request of Gilbert Sprigg the following Deed was recorded February 20, 1754
      Indenture made January 22, 1754; William Pile, gentleman in consideration of 356 money of Great Britain paid by Gilbert Sprigg, planter has sold parts of tracts containing 375 acres called "Fortune" originally granted unto William Hutchinson; "Hickory Hills" originally patented unto William Hutchinson; "The Mistake" originally granted unto James Stoddart Jr.; "The Addition" originally granted unto William Pile; and "The Monument" originally granted unto William Pile son to the aforesaid William Pile; the aforesaid parts of tracts all contiguous and joining together and being partly in Prince George's County, Maryland and partly in Charles County, Maryland and bounded by Charley originally granted unto Randall Hanson and now in the possession of Thomas Marshall senior and Thomas Marshall Jr. signed William Pile in the presence of John Hepburn, and Andrew Symmer and acknowledged before John Hepburn and at the same time Margaret Pile wife of William Pile relinquished her right of dower
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      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page (162), Sep 17, 1753 from William Pile of Prince Georges County, Gent, to George Parker of CC, Gent, for 5 shillings sterling, part of a tract of land called the Monument, lying in CC, bounded by a tract of land called The Addition, containing and laid out for about 11 acres. Signed - Wm Pile. Wit - Jno Cooke, Jno Contee. This deed was
      acknowledged in Prince Georges County. Margret Pile, the wife of afd William Pile, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Mar 24, 1754.
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      Charles County Land Record Book G#3, 1756-1761; Page 229. Aug 11, 1758 from George Parker of CC, Gent., to James Marshall of Prince Georges County, merchant, for 5 shillings sterling, part of a tract of land in CC called the Monument, being all that part thereof which William Pile, late of Prince Georges County, decd, sold to sd George Parker, by CC deed, containing by the sd deed, about 11 acres. Signed - George Parker. wit - Geor. Gantt, Geo Gordon. This deed was acknowledged by sd George Parker in Prince Georges County before Geo Gordon & Geo Gantt, two JPs for the county afd. Recorded Aug 26, 1758.

  • Sources 
    1. [S044740] Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. Fourth Edition. Volume Two, Families G-P.

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