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

William Brewer

Male Bef 1660 - 1701  (> 41 years)


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  • Name William Brewer 
    Born Bef 1660 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Mar 1701  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003323  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 

    Family ID F02590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Grace Thomas,   b. Bef 1664, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1702, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years) 
    Married Bef 1680  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Grace Brewer,   b. Bef 1682, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1747, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years)
     2. Richard Brewer,   b. Bef 1684, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1751/52, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years)
     3. Elizabeth Brewer,   b. Bef 1695,   d. 29 Nov 1742, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F02589  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      William Brewer 20.120 I SM 23.9,9 Mar 29 1701
      Appraisers: Robert Solomon, William Lickes.
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      William Brewer 23.164 A SM 21.2.1 23.9.9 Dec 8 1702
      Administrator: W. Arthur.

      ===noted as married to Grace prior to 1684
      Thomas, William, St. Mary's County, 2nd Jan., 1684; 26th Mch., 1685.
      To wife Eliza: execx., "Newinton" during life.
      To son Thomas and hrs., sd. plantation at death of wife afsd.; to be of age at 18 yrs.
      To dau. Sarah and hrs., 130 A., part of "Bachelor's Rest."
      To unborn child and hrs., residue of "Bachelor's Rest" after death of Grace Brewer, sister of testator. In event of death of any child survivors to inherit deceased's portion.
      To Mary Dorrill and hrs., entire estate, should child. afsd. die without issue.
      Test: Wm. Norris, Jno. Bullock, Francis Hayden, Jno. Payler. 4. 107.
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      William Thomas 9.14 A SM #7464 #9586 Feb 23 1685
      Payments to: Richard Voules, Mr. Dyne, Capt. James Bartlet, Col. Diggs, John Bollock, Dr. Innes, William Brewer, Nicholas Silvester, Adam Head, Thomas Norman, Richard Gardiner.
      Administrator: John Bayly.
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      Richard Gardiner (gentleman) 10.201 I SM Mar 25 1689
      Items located at John Bernard, Clement Hill, Esq., Mr. Luke Gardiner, Mr. Nicholas Gulick.
      Appraisers: Joseph Pile, James Bouling.
      Mentions: orphan Richard Hame (aged 8).
      List of debts: Clement Hill, Esq., Mr. Luke Gardiner, Capt. Joshua Doyne, Clement Hill & Luke Gardiner, Capt. Joseph Pile, Capt. James Bowling, Mr. Henry Low, Mr. John Backer, Mr. James Johnson, Francis Knott, Mr. Keen, Mr. John Bayne, Capt. Randolph Brandt, Mr. William Dent, Mr. Kenelm Chiseldine, Simon Pearch, John Reeder, Richard Clouds, William Baker, Brian Conolly, James Swan, John Cecill, Sr., James Simmons, James Gray, William Holmes, Mr. Thomas Mudd, Dr. Patrick Innis, John Portwood, Henry Benson, Hon. William Diggs, Esq., Capt. Charles Partis, Adam Head, Richard Lanckford, Thomas Dillon, William Legg, James Greenewell, Thomas Sikes, Anthony Murty, Mr. Thomas Grunwin, Capt. Justinian Gerard, Nathaniel/ Jinkinson, James Weeks, Thomas Swaile, Robert Clark, William Brewer, John Burch, John Bayly of Clement Bay, Edward Barbieri Thomas Carvile, John Wathen, Mr. Thomas Burford, Thomas Bethen, Christopher Buttler, David Darnall, Thomas Jeffries, Brenell Tolson, William Twining, Richard Oliver, William Stannard, Daniell Redman, Abraham Rogers, Henry Pullen, Francis Pember, Nathaniell Veren, Capt. Foster, Col. Steevens.
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      Richard Gardiner (gentleman) 14.78 A 759.2.6 1273.2.4 Jul 6 1696
      Servants mentioned: Dorothy May, Mary Smith, John Thatcher, William Walker, Alice French, William Hunter.
      Received from: John Bernard, Mr. Henry Lowe, Thomas Dillon, Virtue Reeder, John Shanks, Mr. John Tuling, Richard Lanckford, Thomas Warren, Henry Poulter, John Tong, Lyonell Oakly, William Roswell, John Bayly of St. Clement's Bay, Francis Knott, John Bullock, John Burch, Richard Cloud, Mr. Joseph Pile, William Medley, Mr. William Husbands, James Greenwell, Mr. William Langworth, Robert Clarke, Clement Hill, Mr. Nicholas Gewlicke, Capt. Thomas Attaway, John Reed, William Houlines, Samuell Abell, estate of Mr. John Baker, John Goddard, Thomas Bencroft, Kenelm Cheseldyn, Esq., Simon Perch, Richard Keen, James Gray, James Johnson, Capt. Randolph Brandt, John Cacill, Sr., John Reeder, Mr. William Dent, Thomas Swailes, Adam Head, William Brewer, Hugh Benson, William Walker, Dr. Patrick Innis, John Heard, Capt. James Bowling, Luke Gardiner.
      Payments to: William Seaward per Col. John Addison, Mr. William Dent, William Gibson, Francis Swailes, Capt. Samson Stoddard, Capt. Thomas Courtney, Elisabeth Baker, Henry Poulter, Mr. Gilbert Clarke, Mr. Francis Downes, Thomas Dickerson, Robert Bayly, Capt. William Gennes, Mary Smith, Mr. Henry Lowe, William Farthing, Mr. Joshua Guybert, Mr. Gerrard Causin per Mr. John Dent, Capt. John Ford per William Hargist, John Bernard and wife (unnamed), Thomas Spadlin, Cuthbert Scott, John Taunt, Thomas Swailes, Abraham Blagg, Edward Baxter, 6eorge Medcalfe, Edward Cole, Charles Evans on account of Mr. William Thompson of Virginia, Capt. Joshua Doyne, Capt. James Bowling, George Athee, Capt. Richard Trestran (?), John Nicholls, John Rye, William Hargist, William Haunes, Mr. Robert Mason, estate of Dr. Patrick Innis, Mr. Richard Hubert, Samuell Abell, Capt. William Hardidge, Samuell Chamberlin for estate of James Brewer, Mr. Edward Barber, Jefferry Jefferies, Esq. (merchant in London).
      List of desperate debts: estate of Mr. Thomas Burford, Thomas Pethan (dead), Christopher Buttlar, David Darnall, Thomas Jefferis, Brenell Tollson, William Twining, Richard Oliver, William Stannard, Daniell Redman, Abraham Rogers, Henry Pullen, Francis Pember, Nathaniel' Veren, Capt. Gester, estate of Col. Stevens, Bryan Connolly, Mr. Thomas Bowling.
      Mentions: Thomas Gardiner (brother of deceased)--his 1/5th part. Luke Gardiner "knew of his father".
      Executors: Clement Hill, Luke Gardiner (gentleman).

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      Woodcocke, William, (nunc.) St. Mary's County, 27th Apr., 1683; 14th Sept., 1683. To Anne Young and William Brewer, personalty. Luke Gardner, ex. and residuary legatee. Test: Honory Cole, Tim. Carrall. MCW 4. 22.

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      Holmes, Edward, Sr., Prince George's County, 19th Sept., 1736; 1st May, 1739.
      To wife Martha, 1/3 of personal estate both here and in Great Britain, absolutely, 1/3 of "Plummer's Pleasure" during life, at her decease to grandson Edward and hrs. grandson Edward and hrs., residue of afsd. tract, he dying without issue to pass to his youngest sister Elizabeth, she dying without issue to Rachel Holmes and so on.
      To son William, grand-daus. Mary, Sary, Jemima, Virginiarlinday,, Rachel and Elizabeth Holmes, grand-dau. Clara Mackeen, and Rev. John Orme, personalty. Legacies to granddaus. to be pd. them. at marriage. Residue of estate to grandson Edward, and hrs,
      Exs.: Wife Martha, grandson Edward Holmes, and Robert Pottenger.
      Overseers: Samuel Pottenger, Thomas Allen, John Bowie, Jr.
      Test: William Brewer, William Beall, Elizabeth Beall. MCW 22. 59.

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