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

William Chandler

Male Abt 1649 - 1685  (~ 36 years)


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  • Name William Chandler  [1
    Born Abt 1649  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 May 1685  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003240  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 

    Father Jobe Chandler,   b. Bef 1628, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1659, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years) 
    Mother Anne Thorowgood,   b. 30 Oct 1630, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Mar 1702/03, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 73 years) 
    Married Abt 1648  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F00823  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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 
    Children 
     1. Jane Chandler,   b. Abt 1675, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1699/00, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)
     2. Mary Chandler,   b. 1675, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1710, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     3. William Chandler,   b. 13 Oct 1678, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1730, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     4. Richard Chandler,   b. Abt 1680, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1714, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     5. Anne Chandler,   b. Abt 1683, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. John Chandler,   b. Abt 1685, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1734/35, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F01113  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Chandler, William, Col., 20th Mch., 1684; 18th May, 1685.
      To son William at age, and hrs., 1,000 A. home plantation, 300 A. adjoining sd. plantation, and 200 A., part of "Greene Spring."
      To son Richard at age, and hrs., 250 A., "Round Hill," and 200 A., "Old Woman's Branch."
      To daus. Jane, Anne, and Mary, at 16 yrs. of age, 400 A., residue of "Green Spring."
      To wife Mary, execx., personalty.
      Test: Sam'l Luckett, Jno. Lemaire, Owen Newen. MCW 4. 112.
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      Col. William Chandler 14.124 I 243.0,4 Jun 19 1685
      Servants (English) mentioned: Bryan Tacker, Dannis Shurs, Cornelius Lindsay, Patrick Badlow, Josiah Bridge.
      Appraisers: Mr. John Wheeler, Capt. William Barton.
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      Col. William Chandler 14.127 A CH 356.19,13 May 21 1697
      Payments to: Mr, Turling, Mr. Joshua Doyne, Francis Adams, Nicholas Copper, Thomas Croxton, John Lambeth (cooper), John Sparkes, Humphrey Jones, Dr. Patrick Innis, Richard Morris, John Llewelling,, Thomas Gaunt, John Roser, Ralph Shaw, John Roswell, John Banks, Thomas Jackson, William Jenings, Richard Clouds, Thomas Burford, William Roswell, Samuell Jefferson, Mr. Gerrard Fowkes, Michaell Ashford, John Harvie, Robert Middleton,, John Dieregon,, Thomas Weakefeild, Henry Hawkins, John Bread, Ra. Betlet, Dr. Lemarr, John Browne, Thomas Fredrick, Madam Elisabeth Calvert, Henry Robins John Newton, Richard Way, John Speake, Giles Collier, Richard Beaumont, William Jenkins, Giles Blizard, Thomas Gerrard, Edward Greenhalch, Ralph Smith, John Harlwood, Francis Goodrick, John Miller, James Graves, Richard Boughton, Capt, Henry Warren, Ralph Shaw, Mr. Richard Gardiner, Mr, Robert Thompson, Mrs. Mary Fendall, John Hanson, Jeremiah Snell, Walter Story for Alderman Booth, Thomas Edsury (?), Thomas Taft, James Braines, Capt. William Dent, Hugh Teares, John Lambert, Robert Thompson, Jr., Thomas Hussey, Mr. Dent, Alderman Booth, Mr. Richard Smith, Mrs, Anne Burford, Rogers & Jackson.
      Executrix: Mary Brent (relict), wife of Capt. George Brent of Virginia,
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      William Chandler 18.23 1 CH 77.8.6 [1698]
      Appraisers: James Smallwood, John Hanson.
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      Roger Fowkes 7C.219 A CH 417082 #21782 Aug 4 1682
      Payments to: Col. William Diggs,, Robert Robins, Anne Fowke, Capt. Gerard Slye, Mr. Thomas Hussey, Mr. Robert Doyne for use of Mr. John Price, Henry Hardy, Mr. Thomas Gavan for use of Col. Henry Darnall, William Wells, Thomas Tofft, William Rozewell, Edmund Denis.
      Administrator/Executor: Col, William Chandler.
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      Sander (Saunders), Jane, Chas. County, 15th Aug., 1700; 3rd Feb., 1701-2.
      To Jane Keene and William Hunter, personalty.
      to sons Edward, Thomas, Charles and dau. Jane, residue of estate. In event of son Thomas not getting estate left him by his father in Va., he to have dwelling plantation,
      Ex.: Wm. Chandler who is to have charge of child. afsd. during minority. Sons to be of age at 18 yrs. and daus. at 16 yrs. of age.
      Test; Wm. Langham Anne Madden.
      By note attached to aforegoing will Susanna Blizzard is given 100 A. on which testatrix lived during life. Sd, 100 A, to revert to son Edward afsd. at death of Susanna Blizzard (Caine, do not know relationship), 11. 181.
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      John Jones (gentleman) 5.112 I SM #13086 May 12 1678
      Appraisers: Henry Phipps, Mr. Robert Grahame.
      List of debts: Marke Cordea, Robert Doyne, Capt, John Quigley, John Butcher, Edward Fiswick, John Fanning, Hugh Thomas, John Blackfan, John Rambleton, William Chandler, Zachariah Wade, George Godfrey, Thomas Harguest, Samuell Raspine, Jacob Lookerman, Miles Gibson, Pope Alvey, Marmaduke Semme, Job Corner (dead), Henry Henlye on Thomas Clipsham, Joseph Chew, Richard Beck, Edmond Dennis, William Faircloth (dead), Alexander Gallant, Maj. Rozer for Richard Ambrose, Margaret Downes (dead), Robert Toates, Elisabeth de la Roche note to Daniell Clocker, Mary Pope note upon Capt. Allen, Francis Kilborne, John Warren, Richard Sweatman.
      Executor: Kenelm Cheseldyne.
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      Charles Gregory 6.667 A CH #69119 #78222 Mar 4 1679
      Payments to: Elisabeth Young, John Stone, Josias Fendall, Ellinor Bayne, Richard Dod, judgment vs. John Cager former administrator of deceased, Richard Edelen, Thomas Notley, Esq., John Long paid to Henry Bonner, Richard Ashman, Robert Carvile for defending vs ------ Doyne & vs - ------ Allen & vs.-----
      Rumsy, Benjamin Rozier.
      List of debts: William Stannard, Walter Jones, Daniell Kelley John Curtis & Randall Peeters, William Gandey, John Greene, Capt. Allen (dead), Robert Barrett (can't be found), John Gillham, James Munkister (nothing to be found),, Margery Downes (dead), Jacob Leach (runaway), Seybret Maycock, John Vowell,, Henry Norman, Thomas Ho per, Morgan Evans, Daniell Kelley, Clement Thompson, Thomas Hatries, Samuely Sherrie (dead), Thomas Keiching, William Stanyard, Bryan Ward, Nathaniell Stanton, William Wardter, Charles Russell, Stephen Champ, Joseph Calley, Francis Wyner Robert Greene, Matthew Hill, John Fanning, Ellinor Beane, Thomas Stone, George Credwell, Richard Ashman,, Thomas Mudd,, Joshua Doyne, John Morris, Benjamin Rozier, Esq., Joseph Manning, Robert Hewet, Robert Doyne, Capt, Fendall, William Groome (dead), Thomas Notley, Esq., Mr. Clipsham the administrator, John Sheppard, Richard Smoote, Robert Rowland, John Smith, Thomas Gerrard, William Chandler, James Littlepage, Capt. Aspinall, Robert Thompson (nothing to be found), John Bracker, Robert Teate, Robert Thompson, Phillip Combs, Thomas Baker, Henry Bonner.
      Administrator: Thomas Clipsham.
      === Woodward or Woodyard
      John Wooderd 7A.230 A CH #8555 #8555 Sep 21 1680
      Payments to: Col. Benjamin Rozier, James Rumsey paid to Col. Rozier, Robert Benson, Mr. Michaell Foster, Mr. Henry Adams, Kenelme Macloughlin paid to Mr. Henry Adams, Ignatius Cousin, Nicholas Cooper, Marks Lampton paid to Edmund Dennis, Thomas Hussey, William Chandler.
      Distribution to: administrator.
      Administrator: John Butcher.
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      Jesse Wharton, Esq. 7B.141 I CH #64320 Aug 15 1676
      Appraisers: Thomas Husse, William Chandler.
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      Clement Theobald 8.85 A CH 9.10.6 #3986 Aug 1 1683
      "killed by the strock of a horse".
      Payments to: Col. William chandler, Garret Fookes, Samuell Luckett, Edward France, William Dent.
      Administrator: Richard Morris,
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      Thomas Coates 8.255 A CH #14616 #10518 Oct 12 1682
      Payments to: Col. William Chandler, Edward Gale, John Reddish, William Wells, Edward Maddock, Joshua Graves upon account from Anne Britton, John Richards upon account from his master Thomas Hussey, James Whetler,
      Executor: John Clarke,
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      William Wright 8.448 A CH Dec 3 1684
      List of debts: John Ellder, Thomas Kersy, Thomas Witter, Henry Hawkins (gentleman).
      Payments to: Thomas Hussy, Owen Newen, Henry Hawkins, Mr. Thomas Burford,, Col, William Chandler of Charles county, John Hanson,
      Administrator: Robert Thompson, Sr.
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      James Wheeler 9.188, A CH 33.19.1 #13404 Aug 16 1686
      The amount of the inventory is equivalent to #8149,
      Payments to: Ignatius Warren, William Newman, William Dent, George Brent, Thomas Gavan, Thomas Hussy, Edward Rookard, Mrs. Mary Chandler, Cornelius Maddocks, Richard Harrison, Thomas Wheeler, Roger Dickenson, Humphrey Warren, Dr. John Lemair, John Wheeler, Ralph Shawe, Mr. Robert Doyne, Henry Hardy per receipt of Mr. Burford, Samuel Cockett, John Booker, Robert Taylour.
      Executrix: Katharine Jones, wife of Moses Jones.
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      Dr. Patrick Innis 9.306 I CA 84.6.0 Feb 9 1686
      The amount of the inventory also included #116004.
      Appraisers: Edmund Dennis, Samuell Wythens.
      List of debts: Richard Jones on Ed. Perryn of Bristol, Thomas Ruddiford of London, Francis Partis. Joseph Pyle, Henry Lowe, Thomas Kirkley, Edward Feild, Thomas Gruning, Col. William Chandler, Col. Donovan, Robert Browne, William Harding of Virginia, John Noble, Mathew Payne, Thomas Simpson, Thomas Dant, John Shanks, John Luelling, John Right, Thomas Stonestreet, Henry Brent, Col, Pye, Francis Green, John Vaidry, Derick Browne, John Tongue, John Skippert, George Plowden, Edward Halsey, John Shanks, Peter Howard, Robert Doyne for Col. Diggs, Robert Doyne for Francis Penington, William Langworth per note to Mr. Roberts, Maj. Boraman, James Turner, Madam Jane Calvert, William Norris, Thomas Parslow, James Marchall [Marshall], Gilbert Clark, John Penington (dead), John Butler (taylor), Joseph Pyles, Col. Henry Darnell, Clement Hill, Esq., Anthony Underwood, Col. William Diggs, Mrs. Ellenor at Mr. Preston, Henry Orton, George Layfield, Francis Maulden, Mr. Watson at Mr. Martin, Thomas Colman, Samuel Ashcome, John Scott, Richard More, Kirke Gardner, Hugh Hopewell, Sr., Civil Butler, John Reed, Joseph Edwards, Cutbert Scott, Richard Keen, Thomas Mudd, Josua Doyne, Madam Mary Chand, John Steel, Edward Greenhough, John Turling, Thomas Sykes, Mr, Twitten (merchant), John Lemar, Ralph Foster, Edward Turner, Owen Ewen, Gilbert Clarke, Richard Cloud, Richard Gardiner, Edmund Dennis. George Layfield, Clement Hill, Col. William Diggs, Samuel Mathew (dead), Thomas Pew, Barbary Rousby.
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 8 Jul 1662, Page 216 - 217
      517. Mr. Job Chandler of Portobacco, deceased, desired that his 3 children, Nancie, William and Richard Chandler, should each have a share of his estate; Col. Gerrard Fouke of Westmoreland County, gent., recently married their mother and binds himself to Robert Sly of St. Mary's County, merchant and overseer of the children's estate, to carry out the intent of the distribution of cattle to the children; 12 Feb 1661/2; /s/ (Gerrard Fouke; wit. Robert Littlepage, Jeremiah Dickison (mark)
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 184
      9 Aug 1674; Indenture from Ralph Coates, planter, to Philip Lymes, innholder, for 8,000# of tobacco; a tract of land called River's Spring on the east side of a fresh of Avon River; bounded by James Lindsey; laid out for 250 acres; /s/ Ralph Coates; wit. William Chandler, William Deane
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber G, Page 22
      13 Mar 1676; Deed of Gift from Benjamin Rozer, Gent., to Edmond Lyndsey; a parcel of land called Mayday; bounded by William Chandler; containing 300 acres; /s/ Benja. Rozier; wit. James Litdepage, Frances Keene
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber H, Page 135
      25 May 1679; Indenture from William Wells, Gent., to Benjamin Rozer, Esq.; for 10,000# tobacco; a parcel of land called Greene's Purchase; lying on the east side of Anacostia River; bounded by an old Indian Fort; laid out for 100 acres; also a parcel called Nonesuch; containing 100 acres; /s/ William Wells; wit. Wm. Chandler, Tho. Hussey, Edmond Dennis

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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber I, Page 125
      5 Jun 1681; Indenture from Edward Maddock, apothecary, and Margery his wife, relict of Matthew Stone, to William Chandler, Gent.; a tract called Cheshires being part of Poynton Manor; inherited by Margery from the will of William Stone; containing 500 acres; for 40,000# of tobacco; /s/ Edward Maddock, Margery Maddock; wit. Tho. Hussy, John Richards
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber I, Page 184
      29 Nov 1681; Indenture from Col. William Chandler, Gent., to Richard Chandler; for 40,000# tobacco a parcel called CHESHIRE on the Avon River, part of POYNTON MANOR; formerly owned by Matthew Stone; containing 500 acres; /s/ Wm. Chandler; wit. Ignatius Causin, Cleborne Lomax; ack. by Mary Chandler, wife of William
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber H, Page 135
      25 May 1679; Indenture from William Wells, Gent., to Benjamin Rozer, Esq.; for 10,000# tobacco; a parcel of land called Greene's Purchase; lying on the east side of Anacostia River; bounded by an old Indian Fort; laid out for 100 acres; also a parcel called Nonesuch; containing 100 acres; /s/ William Wells; wit. Wm. Chandler, Tho. Hussey, Edmond Dennis
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      Charles County Court and Land Records, Lindsey, Edmond, s/o Edmond, dec'd; custody of Wm. Chandler to age 21; Mar 1677/8 (G.129)
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber K, Page 83
      9 Jun 1682; Gift from Richard Chandler to Anne Chandler, d/o Wm. Chandler a mulatto girl named Susanna

  • Sources 
    1. [S044765] Descendants of Col. Giles Brent, Capt George Brent and Robert Brent, Gent.

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