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

Richard Vowles

Male 1658 - 1724  (66 years)


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  • Name Richard Vowles  [1
    Born 1658  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Apr 1724  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003798  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 

    Father John Vowles,   b. 1640, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Sarah Scott,   b. Bef 1671, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Between 1679 and 1692  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02975  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Nevitt,   b. Abt 1655,   d. 22 Apr 1724, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F02974  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret Ford,   b. Between 1660 and 1671, 'Strand', St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1700, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married 1686  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Vowles,   b. 1688, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1733/34, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     2. Mary Vowles,   b. 1690, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1743, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     3. Richard Vowles,   b. 1692, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1736, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     4. James Vowles,   b. 1694, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1724/25, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     5. Matthew Vowles,   b. 1695, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1734, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F01984  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Vowles, Richard, St. Mary's County, 4th April, 1724; 22nd April, 1724
      To son Richard and hrs., tract on w. side Trap Ck. (Bounded by "Rocky Point" now in poss. Of George Thompson, land of William Bradbon, "The Fox" and Brittons Bay), 2 tracts nr. St. Williams Ck. And personalty.
      To son James and hrs., land bet. that devised son Richard and Clements Bay (for desc. see will), and personalty.
      To son Matthew and hrs, residue of "Vowles' Purchase," 80 A "Vowles' Addition" and "Hattfield's Hills" (Bou. Of Wm. Thompson). To be in care of wife Mary til age at 21.
      To son John and dau. Mary (wife of John Chunn, Jr.), personalty, in lieu of their share in estate.
      To wife, Mary, use of dwelling house, of lands and personalty; to divide residue of estate with sons Richard, James and Matthew
      Exs.: Sons Richard and James.
      Test: John Bowles, Robt. Elliot, Philip Key 18,258.
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      Richard Vowles, Sr. 10.15 SM 844,8,0 May 4 1724 Aug 4 1724
      Appraisers: Justinian Jordan, John Attaway,
      Creditors: Richard Hopewell, Garard Jorden.
      Next of kin: Mary Vowles, John Vowles.
      Executors: Richard Vowles, James Vowles.
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      Richard Vowles 6.432 A SM 844.8.0 748.17.0 Jun 2 1725
      Received from: George Thompson, Thomas Newton, William Brown, William Bradburre, William Howard, Luke Wheeler, Arthur Cecil, Col. Thomas T. Greenfield, Thomas Alston, Mr. Phill. Key, Thomas Campbell, John Bould, Thomas Guibert, John Lake, Sebastian Thompson, James Bayley.
      Payments to: Gerrard Jordan, Capt. John Baker, Laurence Lant, Mr. Michael Jenifer, Rev. Dr. Richard Sherborn, Thomas Brook & William Holland & Thomas Addison, Esq., Michael Howard, Adam Head.
      Legatees: John Churn, James Vowles, John Vowles, Mary Vowles (relict) and Matthew (son).
      Executor (surviving): Richard Vowles.
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      Richard Vowles 7.513 A SM 43.13.1 Aug 8 1726
      Received from James Mills, Thomas Green, Sarah Turner, Mr. Francis Lloyd, John Dunn, Thomas Ruswick, William Cissell, Luke Cissell, Mathew Cissell, Mr. Philip Key, Thomas Johnson, Thomas Shercleff, Osall Thompson, William Roach, Thomas Winsett, Charles Neale, Henry Winsett, Charles Duft, Thomas Greenwell, George Thompson, John Brown, John Farr, John Mackintosh, William Hardy, Robert Tenant, John Meeken, John Medley, William Brewer, Mathew Harbert, William Bulley, Roger Duggins, Richard Cooper, Luke Wheeler, James Wheeler, John Winsett, Samuell Abell, James Warwick, John Wood, George Cooke, Thomas Williams, Abraham Boston, John Jones, Laurence Lent.
      Payments to: William Hook, Mark Harbert, Capt. Richard Hopewell.
      Legatees: Mary Vowles, Mathew Vowles, John Vowles.
      Executor (surviving): Richard Vowles.

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      Henry Paine 10.348 1 Jan 1 1692
      Appraisers: Richard Vowles, John Reyle.

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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1689 - 1693; THE ANTIENT PRESS

      p. 146 DAVID DARNELL Dr. Tobacco 1688
      To Attorney fees: to MR. BLACKISTON Court charges; ditto to MR. DENT; To Clerke of Councell, to Clerke of ye County fees in both suites
      July 5th 1688 Then Came JOHN RAYLEY of St. Maries County in the PROVINCE of MARYLANDE & made oath that the above is a true acct whereof he hath never raced any part satisfaccon WM, DIGGES
      These are to certifie that I have caused to bee menconed searched for & none such found upon the records nor is any wales due to my knowledge wch I ceriifie under my hande ye 30th day of January 1689
      N. BLACKISTON
      Recorded 14 March 1689/90

      DAVID DARNELL I understande RICHARD VOULS has reced a hbd of Tobacco att ye Lande wch he has ordered me which I have sent ye bearer to receive it & that hhd paid DOYNE for you ye hhd of Tobacco of JOHN RAYLEY this my note wth his Receipt shall be yor Satisfactory dischardge for what you pay him facile not in yor compliance & you will oblidge yor Friend RICHARD GARDINER Received of Mr. DAVID DARNELL 4 hhd Tobacco for ye use of Mr. RICHARD GARDINER wayinge 1930 lb neat by me WM. LUCY
      Recorded ye 11 March 1689/90

      MARYLAND Whereas DAVID DARNELL together wth JOHN RAYLETY & JUSTINIAN TENISON SENR, of ST MARY's MANNER his Surety said DAVID did acknowledge to eve unto his Ldsp & proprietor ye some of Twenty pounds Sterl and said JUSTINIAN TENISON some of Tenn pounds to be levyed of their goods & chattels land & Tenemts in case ye said DAVID DARNELL doe not Indemnifie ye County of ye Woman wch hee ptends is his Wife & Children & make his psonall appearance here next Court & be in ye mane tyme Nine thousand abearance cancell toward his said Spts as all ye good people of this Province afterwards to wit ye 3 day of November 1685 att a County Court held ye same day for St. Marys County beinge & by ye said Recognizance bounde to appear this day beinge solemnly called came not & his Security beinge also called to bringe into Courrt ye same DAVID came not whereupon it is granted by ye Court that ye Recognizance is forfeited & out to be escheated to his Ldsp use
      W.TAYLARD
      Clerks of St. Mary County Certificate
      This is Certifie whom it may Concerne that allthough ye within menconed Recognizance is forfeted yeti ye same or any Petr. thereof was never Estreatd against ye within menconed DAVID DARNELL or his Surety or against any or either of their Estates. In Testimony whereof ye seale of St, Marys County is caused to be hereunto affixed this Thirtieth day of January in ye first Yeare of their Majties Reigne Anne Dom 1689 & Recorded ye 14th March 1689/90
      W.TAYLARD Cl

  • Sources 
    1. [S044776] Early Families of Southern Maryland, Volume: 9.

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