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

Mary Elizabeth Adams

Female 1712 - 1785  (73 years)


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  • Name Mary Elizabeth Adams 
    Born 1712  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1785  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I007893  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2019 

    Father Francis Adams,   b. 1678, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1766, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Mary Godfrey,   b. Abt 1678, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1766, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Married 1704  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F05180  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Elgin,   b. 1709, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1780, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 1732  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Elgin,   b. 1733, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1786, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. Anne Elgin,   b. Abt 1748, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F05179  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      ADAMS, FRANCIS, Charles Co. 30 Nov, 1760
      26 May, 1766
      To son Josias Adams, Negro man, Will.
      To son George Adams, Negro man, Sam.
      To son Ignatius Adams, land and plantation whereon I dwell called Troops Rendevous, 85 a.
      To son Abednego Adams, Negro man called Peter.
      To granddau. Anne Elgin, 12 sh. to buy her a ring.
      Remainder of estate to my children, my son Samuel Adams's five children to have the same part that he would have was he living.
      Sons Francis Adams and Josias Adams, exs.
      Wit: George Jenkins, Richard Robt. Reeder, William Dawing.
      MCW 34.127
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      (Chas. Co. Deeds, G3.441)
      Instrument dated 12 August 1760 -- From John Elgin of Chas. County, Planter, to Humphrey Posey of the same county, for the sum of 3500# crop tobacco, a tract lying in Durham Parish called "Cozen" [Chosen] bounded by a branch that runs from land called "Green Chase" and falls into Mr. Dent's Mill Dam, containing 55 ac. more or less. Metes and bounds shown in deed.

      --sg: John Elgin (LS)
      --Wit: Thos. Stone, Walter Hanson
      --Ack: by John Elgin, 12 Aug 1760
      --Mary Elgin, wife of John, released dower 12 Aug 1760
      --Alienation fine paid by Humphrey Posey 13 Aug 1760
      --Recorded at the request of Humphrey Posey 13 Aug 1760

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