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

Nicholas Dawson

Male Abt 1680 - 1727  (~ 47 years)


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  • Name Nicholas Dawson 
    Born Abt 1680  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Jul 1727  Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I006684  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father John Dawson,   b. 1650, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1712, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Doyne,   b. Abt 1650, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F04520  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Doyne,   b. 1682, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1734/35, Home plantation, abt 6 mi. S. of Washington, D.C. - PG Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 1704  Fendall Delight, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Dawson,   b. 1706, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1764, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     2. Thomas Dawson,   b. 1708, Broad Creek, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1800, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     3. Eleanor Dawson,   b. Aft 1708
     4. William Dawson,   b. 1710, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1756, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     5. George Dawson,   b. 1716, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1786, Fayette County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 69 years)
     6. Nicholas Dawson,   b. Abt 1720, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F04519  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Mr. Nicholas Dawson 12.285 PG £68.13.10 Jul 12 1727 Sep 29 1727
      Servants mentioned: Thomas Whitson.
      Appraisers: Walter Bayne, Thomas Stonstreet.
      Creditors: Francis Tolson, John Abbington.
      Next of kin: John Dawson, Thomas Dawson,
      Administratrix/Executrix: Mary Dawson,
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      Nicholas Dawson 9.332 A PG £23.10.7 Mar 28 1729
      Payments to: John Abbington, Henry Many, Dr. Joseph Coleman, Charles Digges (administrator of James Bramel), John Dawson.
      Mentions: children (unnamed) of accountant.
      Administratrix: Mary Dawson (widow).
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      Nickalas Dawson 9.453 A PG 24.12.1 Jun 23 1729
      Payments to: Edward Edelen, George Alder.
      Administratrix: Mary Dawson.
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      After their marriage, Nicholas and Mary lived at "Fendallís Delight" but sold it in 1710 and their adjoining plantation "Lyonís Den" to Maryís brother-in-law, William Hutchison.
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      Father: John DAWSON b: ABT 1650 in Whitehaven, Cumberland, England
      Mother: Rebecca DOYNE b: ABT 1650 in Ireland
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      Children of Nicholas Dawson and Mary Doyne are:
      i. Thomas Dawson was born 1708 in Broad Creek, Prince George's County, Maryland, and died AUG 1800 in Montgomery County, Maryland. He married Elizabeth Hawkins Lowe 1740 in Maryland, daughter of John Lowe and Mary Hawkins. She was born 1706 in St. Mary's, Maryland, and died 1800 in Montgomery County, Maryland.
      ii. John Dawson was born 1706 in Prince George Co.,Maryland, and died BEF. 1764 in Prince George Co.,Maryland. He married Martha Anne Marbury 1735, daughter of Francis Marbury and Frances Herd. She was born 11 SEP 1715, and died JAN 1795.
      iii. Eleanor Dawson was born AFT. 1708. She married Mr Bayne. He was born AFT. 1708.
      iv. William Dawson was born 1710 in Prince George's, Maryland, and died 1756. He married Elizabeth Marbury. She was born ABT. 1710.
      v. George Dawson was born 1716 in Brooke, Virgina, and died 1783 in Pennsylvania. He married Eleanore Anne Lowe in Maryland. She was born 1715 in Brooke, Virgina.
      vi. Nicholas Dawson was born ABT. 1720 in Prince George's, Maryland. He married Sarah Edelden. She was born ABT. 1720.
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      Willicoxon (Willicoxen), John, Prince George's County, 6th Mar., 1712; 27th Sept. 1716.
      To wife Magdalen, and three sons, John, Lewis and Thomas,, estate, real and personal, equally.
      Son John, ex.
      Friends Wm. Glover, Wm. Dent and Mr. Nick. Dawson to divide estate.
      Test: Wm. Lee, Stephen Garman, Tho. Addison. 14. 192.
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      Crompton (Crumptin), Francis, Charles County, 13th Nov., 1717; 13th Feb.,1717-8.
      To wife Johanna, extx., entire estate, real and personal.
      Test: Rev. Wm. Machonchie, John Suttle, Mary Dawson. MCW 14. 520.
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      Price, Edward, planter, Prince George's County, 29th Apr., 1717; 18th May, 1717.
      To Basil Worinall., 100 A. "Litchfield in Chas. County, on S. side of Wheeler"s Branch and adjoining "Planter's Delight. "
      To Joseph Nuton, personalty now in possession of Wm. Mattingly and Nicholas Dawson.
      To Andrew Hamilton and James Stodert, personalty.
      To Charles Beall, if testators wife should die, personalty.
      Test: David Patton, James Juers, Chs. Beall,, Mark Worinall. 14, 322.
      Note-Test. Proceedings mention Basil Warring as admr. on this estate.
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      John Wheate 33B.177 A PG £1.17.0 Dec 22 1712
      Received from: Nicholas Dawson, Mr. Fraisher (minister). Thomas Hinds, Jeremiah Perdue,
      Payments to: Joseph Lovejoye, James Burges, Benjamin Berry.
      Distribution to: 4 children (unnamed).
      Administratrix: Sarah Perdue, wife of Jeremiah Perdue.
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      Mr. John Ireland 110910 PG £9.16,1 Jan 31 1726 Apr 26 1727
      Appraisers: Walter Bayne, Nicholas Dawson,
      Creditors: Hen. Massey, Francis Tolson.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Elisabeth Ireland,
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      Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 224; Indenture, 22 Sep 1708
      From: Nicholas Dawson of Prince George's County, Gent, and Mary his wife
      To: William Hutchinson
      For 16£ a 181 acre tract of land in Prince George's County formerly Charles County called Carrick Fargus surveyed for Robert Doyne, dec'd; descended to his daughters Sarah Doyne, Virlinda Doyne and Mary Doyne, now wife of Nicholas Dawson; bounded by Friendship, Vain, Kisconcho Creek, Locust Thickset, the land of Randolph Hinson
      Signed: Nicholas Dawson and Mary Dawson
      Witnessed: Henry Acton, Francis Marbry, and Tho's Noble
      Memorandum: 22 Sep 1708 Nicholas Dawson and Mary Dawson acknowledged sale of all their third part of the within named tract of land before Francis Marbry and Henry Acton
      Alienation: 5 Oct 1708 William Hutchison paid the sum of 2s/6p
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 200
      10 Sep 1710; Recorded at request of William Hutchison:
      7 Apr 1710; Indenture from Nicholas Dawson of Prince George's County, Gent., and Mary his wife, to William Hutchison, Gent.; for £20; 100 acres of land called LYONS DENN on the west side of the main fresh of Wicomico River; near land of Capt. Fendall containing 300 acres; also 50 acres being 113 part of FENDALLS DELIGHT; bounded by land taken up by Daniell Johnson called LYONS DENN; /s/ Nich. Dawson, Mary Dawson; wit. Thomas Noble, F. Wheeler; ack. Nicholas and Mary Dawson 17 Apr 1710; wit. Will Tannehill, Francis Marberry; Tannehill and Marberry ack. justices of Prince George's Co.; /s/ David Willett, Clk.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1710-1717 - Liber F -folio 227 o Indenture, 6 Sep 1712
      From: Nicholas Dawson of Prince George's County and his wife Mary
      To: John Bradford of Prince George's County, Gent.
      For 24£15s/11p land on Hanson 's Branch called Saturday's Work of 600 acres where Nicholas now lives; including live stack
      Signed: Nicholas Dawson (seal), Mary Dwason (seal)
      Witnessed: W. Fiteo. Redmond Thomas Fletcher

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      Charles County Circuit Court - Liber F#2, Page 59
      22 Aug 1715; Recorded at request of James Stoddert of Prince George's Co.:
      8 Mar 1714; Indenture from Nicholas Dorson [Dawson] of Prince George's County, planter, and Mary his wife, one of the daughters of Robert Doyne, Gent., dec'd, to James Stoddert of Prince George's Co.; Robert Doyne, at the time of his decease, was seized of diverse tracts of land particularly a parcel on NanjemyCreek called Rotterdam of 550 acres patented 9 Jun 1676; adjoining tract called Indian Town conveyed by William Whittington then of Accomack County, Virginia, now of Somerset County, Maryland, dated 11 Mar 1685; Robert Doyne died intestate and his 6 children were Wharton Doyne, William Doyne, Sarah, Virlinda, Elinor and Mary Doyne; from Wharton Doyne eldest son and heir, who died in infancy (that is to say not yet 21), to his brother William Doyne, who also died in infancy; Elinor d. 1705; Mary, wife of Nicholas Dawson, inherited 113 of the lands; this indenture for 2,500# tobacco; Rotterdam of 550 acres and Nanjemy Indian Town of 600 acres; /s/ Nicho. Dawson, Mary Dawson; wit. Tho. Addison, F. Wheeler; ack. by Nicholas and Mary Dawson
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 324-159: LYONS DENN: 300 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Dawson, Nicholas: Surveyed 22 June 1663 for Daniel Johnson on the West side of the main fresh at the head of Josias Fendall.: Other notes - 100 Acres - William Hutchinson from Nicholas Dawson; 17 April 1710, John Hutchinson from John Browne; 25 Dec 1720,300 Acres - John Martin from John Hutchinson; 6 July 1722, 140 Acres - Peter Wood from John Martin; 14 Aug 1724, 140 Acres - John Baptist Boarman from Peter Wood; 9 Dec 1736, 140 Acres - Henry Hawkins from John Baptist Boarman; 1 Feb 1736, John Martin Jr. from John Martin Sr.; 10 November 1737 John Hanson Jr. from John Martin Jr.; 23 Aug 1750
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 326-174: FENDALLS DELIGHT: 150 acres; Possession of - 150 Acres - Doyne, Mary: Surveyed 25 April 1670 for Samuel Fendall at a bound White Oak the boundary tree of the said Fendalls formerly taken up by Daniel Johnson called LYONS DENN (poss by Mary Doyne now wife to Nicholas Dawson): Other Tracts Mentioned: LYONS DENN; ; ; other notes - 50 Acres - William Hutchinson from Nicholas Dawson; 17 April 1710, John Hutchinson from John Browne; 25 Dec 1720,150 Acres - John Martin from John Hutchinson; 6 July 1722, John Wheatly from John Martin; 6 April 1747, John Hanson Jr. from John Wheatly; 8 May 1749,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 329-196: CORKE: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Dawson, Nicholas: Surveyed 29 Aug 1665 for Daniel Johnson on the west side Zachia Swamp (poss by Nicholas Dawson who married Mr. Hutchinson's sister) mm note: this was Mary Doyne, his sister in law.:

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