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

Henry 'Jr' Hardy

Male 1732 - 1804  (71 years)


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  • Name Henry 'Jr' Hardy  [1
    Born 23 Jul 1732  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Jan 1804  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I010549  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father George Hardy,   b. Bef 1698, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1758, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 60 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Drane,   b. Bef 1703, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 13 Feb 1758, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 56 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1719  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01574  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Tyler,   b. Between 1745 and 1749, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1771, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Married Between 1760 and 1765  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Hardy,   b. 1758, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1794, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 37 years)
     2. John Francis Hardy,   b. 1765, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1794, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years)
     3. Anne Hardy,   b. Abt 1766, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1805, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
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    Family ID F06971  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Boone,   b. 1744, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 19 Sep 1785, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 41 years) 
    Married Bef 1771  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Dorothy Hardy,   b. Abt 1771, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1815, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)
     2. Isidore Hardy,   b. 1772, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1805, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years)
     3. Teresa Catherine Hardy,   b. Bef 1775, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Anne Stacey Hardy,   b. Bef 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1806, Port Tobacco Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years)
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    Family ID F06972  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Catherine MNU Middleton,   b. Bef 1767, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 9 Apr 1799, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 32 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1793  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F06973  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Mary Anne Boarman,   b. Aft 14 Sep 1752, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 24 Sep 1804, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 51 years) 
    Married Aft 1799  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F06974  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • styled Jr because of other henry born apr 1722? or because of this other Henry & Mary Hardy :
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      Prince George's County, St. John's and Prince George Parishes Maryland State Census 1776, pg 85
      Henry Hardey, Jr., 45: 11: 4
      Mary Hardey, 32: 30: 15: 13: 6: 6
      === older Henry
      Prince George's County, St. John's and Prince George Parishes Maryland State Census 1776, pg 78
      Henry Hardey, 56
      Mary Hardey, 60: 23:1
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1803-1808;
      Folio 592 HENRY HARDEY 09/10/1804 01/30/1804
      "being of Perfect Memory ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Isidore Hardey
      -to have a lot of ground in the village of Piscataway at the corner of Dr. John Frazier Bowie's garden
      2. Mary Dorothy Bowling --daughter
      -to have all the lands which testator purchased from Richard Nelson called "Chiney" and "Chiney's Addition" --this land Richard Nelson formerly received possession of from William Mason in exchange for 2 tracts of land called "Discovery" and "Nelson's Marsh Pasture" Articles of the exchange were executed 10/01/1781 but no deeds of conveyance ever passed when testator purchased the land from Nelson in order for testator to procure a deed, did execute with the said Mason a deed to testator for the 2 tracts of land the tracts lying in Charles County
      3. Dorothy Reynolds --granddaughter
      -to have 1 lot of ground in the village of Piscataway now in rho occupation of the widow of Thornas Scott--and the rents from the land for her use and should she die W/out issue and before coming of age, the land is to be sold by executor and the money divided among all of testator's children
      4. Mary Ann Hardey --wife
      -to have for her natural life at widowhood and no longer the Land and plantation which testator purchased from the executors of Alexander Hamilton being part of a tract of land called "Indian Fields" and part of a tract of land caned "Gardiner's Meadows"
      and testator instructs executor that after his death with all great speed to repair the dwelling house so that "it may be Decently and comfortablly Habitable- and not to charge the expenses to the residuary part of the estate
      -to have Negroes: `'Mace" "Cape" "Little Nace" "Charles" "Anthony" "Nancy" "Kate' Betty" "Henny" "Harry" "Sal" "Clair" and "Poll" and old Negro woman "Sue" -to have 1 horse called -Fox" new riding chair, and chair horses, small roan horse, horse called "Spry" a mare called "Poll" 2 yoke of oxen, 12 head of cattle, 12 sheep and all stock of hogs and also to have her choice of articles out of the household furniture. 41 beds and furn., I clock, 6 silver table spoons, 6 silver tea spoons, I pair of silver sugar tongs--all marked MB, 1 large oval walnut table, I small maple oval table, square walnut table. 1 walnut tea table with a drawer, 6 green Windsor chairs. 6 flag bottomed chairs. 1 walnut presser cupboard, I iron salt pan. 2 iron kettles, I large iron pot, 1 small iron pot, 2 Dutch ovens, I bell metal skillet. I pair of stilLyards, I pair of flat irons, 2 brass candlesticks, I looking glass_ I dozen blue-edged plates, 3 dozen cream colored plates, 8 small blue-edged plates, I L pewter plates_ I large oval pewter dish, 1/2 dozen china tea cups and saucers. 1 china bowl. I large Queen's china bowl with blue flowers, 1 large white bowl, 2. small white bowls, 6 wine glasses, 3 tumblers, 1 diaper table cloth, 3 cotton table cloths, 2 tea pots, I pair of cast and irons, I sliding pot rack, 2 pair of pot hooks, 1 iron tea kettle. I ox cart--the wheels shod with iron all the poultry that may be on the plantation and also the stun of 20 pounds current money, as much bacon. beef, and Indian corn as may be determined. as sufficient for the support of widow and Negroes and stock for 1 years, 1/2 of the straw and corn fodder that may be on the plantation at the time of testator's decease -to have for her natural life Negro carpenter 'Will" and his wife "Jenny'
      5. John Francis Hardey --son (eldest son)
      -after widow's death or remarriage to have the land left to her
      -to divide all of testator's wearing apparel with Isidore
      -named executor along with Isidore and instructed that the remainder of the estate both real and persona] be sold and the money from the sale to be divided equally among all of testator's grandchildren (unnamed) share and share alike
      6. Francis Middleton
      Thomas Middleton {children of testator's third wife Catherine Hardey
      -to have Negroes "Ben" "Peter" "Baptist" 'Terry" "Bess" "Bet" "Stephen" and "Sam" and "Will"
      -to have 6 breeding cows, 1 blaze faced mare called "Bonny'- 1 mare called
      "Poll Flanders' 8 sheep, 2 feather beds and furn., I oval maple tablet Large Looking glass and 3 sliver table spoons marked ICM
      7. Charity Hardman --housekeeper
      -to have the sum of 37 pounds 10 shillings to be paid 6 months alter testator's death
      8. Elizabeth Queen --daughter
      Ann Boon --daughter
      Teresa Catherine Redman --daughter
      Anne Stacey Davidson --daughter (formerly Ann Stacey Reynolds)
      -whereas testator did on the 12th of April 1794 by separate deeds for that purpose did convey sundry tracts or parcels of land lying Prince George's and Charles Counties to the above named and testator's son Isidore, reserving the use of the said lands to testator for his natural Life and whereas some doubts have arisen respecting the validity of the deeds or how far such conveyances will secure to the parries respectively the lands therein mentioned and by testator intended to be conveyed -now testator bequeaths and confirms the said lands to the above named children
      9. Rev. John Fenwick
      -to have the sum of 18 pounds 15 shillings current money to be paid to satisfy a debt from testator to Fenwick
      -to have the sum of 37 pounds 10 shillings to be applied to such charitable uses and purposes as he sees most proper
      Witnesses: William Marshall
      Thomas Mundell
      John F. Bowling
      Then came: John F. Bowling
      Note: the tesiaior signed the will in his own hand

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      Marlow, EDWARD, Prince George's Co. 4 Nov 1761; 30 Nov 1761
      To wife Sarah Marlow,, land called Timothy and Sarah.
      Children: Eleanor Stevens, Mary, Richard, William, Geo., Samuel, Abel and Anne Marlow, Grand-son Butler Marlow.
      To son Abel Marlow, tract whereon I Iive., to the discretion of my bro. Wm. Marlow.
      Extxs Wife Sarah Marlow,
      Wit: Henry Hardy Jr,,, Henry Thomas,. Jno. Hurdell. MCW 31.511
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      James Wood 87.313 PG 302.13.6 Jul 28 1765 Sep 10 1765
      Appraisers: Francis King, George Hardy, Jr.
      Creditors: James Marshall John Glassford & Co., John Baynes,
      Next of kin: John Tyler, Henry Hardey.
      Administratrix: Elisabeth Wood.
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      Hardy, George, Jr.; 13 Mar 1772; 25 Jul 1772; wife Lucy; bro. Thomas Dent & Henry Hardy; children: Thomas Dent Hardy, George, Clara, Mary, Elizabeth, Littey; tracts Pittsburgh, Friends Hazard, Gantry, Boarmans Manor (MCW XIV.227-8); 3 Jul 1772 0 112.134); 24 Mar 1773 ( I 112.100); 18 Apr 1774; widow [unnamed]; children [unnamed] (ABB 6315, 335); heirs Elizabeth, George; 27 Mar 1776 (GB 333); heir George; 27 Aug 1776 (GB 337)
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      Oct. 8, 1778 - The Prince George's County, Md. Inventory of Samuel Hilton.
      Appraisers: Thomas Dent, Henry Hardey (value 176/11/8 current money of Maryland.)
      Creditors: none given.
      Kin: none given.
      Administratrix: Elizabeth Edgar Hilton, files the inventory on Dec. 5, 1778.
      Source: Prince George's County, Md. Inventories, Liber ST1, pp. 92-3.
      Comment: The inventory includes Negro man Tom, aged about 50, Negro woman Jadah, aged about 70, and Negro woman Hann

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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1778-1783
      Folio 143 THOMAS DENT HARDEY, mariner 02/25/1780 08/29/1781
      "being in perfect health ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Thomas Dent --friend and uncle
      -to have a slip or lot of ground being part of "Leith" and part of "Frazer's Industry" now called "Pittsburgh" beginning at a locust post standing in a cedar stump near a drain in the said Dent's line thence... to a red oak post standing just under the bank of the north fork of the Piscataway Creek and ranging with the said fork from the beginning post thence... to the main creek thence down with the creek to the said Dent's line thence with the said line reversed passing through a small marshy island to the beginning cont. I acre
      2. Henry Hardey --friend and uncle
      -to be paid for his trouble in transacting testator's business during testator's absence and is also testator's executors raise 2000 lbs of tobacco with as much conveniency out of the estate and lodge the same in the hands of Henry Hardey, Jr.
      -named executor of the will
      3. Child of Sister Anne Gordon
      -testator desires that the 2000 Ibs of tobacco which is to be lodged in the hands of Henry Hardey, Jr. be applied to her education
      4. Margaret Hardey --wife
      -to have the rest and remainder of testator's estate
      Witnesses: Richard Edelin, Jr, Butler Edelin
      Then came: the two above named subscribers to the will
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      follo 231 JONATHAN BURCH 01/19/1785 02/14/1786
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Thomas Burch --son
      Oliver Burch --son
      Benjamin Burch --son
      -to have tract of ]and where testator now lives called "Plemoth" cont. 140 acres along w/ a tract of land adjoining called "The Mill Dam Tract" to be divided equally among them.
      -Benjamin named executor of the will and to have the crop of tobacco now growing
      Witnesses: Henry Hardey, Jr., Leonard Townsend, John Townsend
      Then came: the three above named subscriber to the will
      Note; the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1803-1808;
      Folio 549 WILLIAM JENKINS 08/--/1785 07/29/1803
      "being in perfect and Disposing mind and Memory ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Ruth Jenkins --mother
      Martenia Jenkins --sister
      Jane Jenkins --sister
      -after debts are paid, the remainder of the estate to be divided among them, and after the death of testator's mother, sisters to divide the whole estate between them
      2. Henry Hardey --friend
      Edward Lanham --friend
      -named joint executors of the will and are empowered to sell as much of the estate as necessary to discharge debts and the debt which testators owes to Robert Dick of Bladensburgh for which Hardey is testator's security
      Witnesses: John Smith
      Joseph Hatton, Jr.
      Henry Dyer
      Then came: Joseph Hatton, Jr.
      Note: the testator signed the will with his mark
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      Name: Shirley Middleton Moller
      Email: shirleymoller@verizon dot net
      Note:
      Catherine the widow of James Middleton Sr married on 24 Nov 1793 to Henry Hardy Jr. Henry died Bef. January 30, 1804 in Prince George's County, MD. Catherine was Henry's 3rd wife and they had no children together.
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      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller
      Charles County, Maryland Land Records, N #4.154

      At the request of Henry Hardey the following Agreement was Recorded this 7th day of October Anno Domini 1793

      Maryland Sst Articles of Agreement made and executed with and between James Gantt of Prince Georges County State afsd and George Gantt William Tyler and Peter Dejean of Charles County and State afsd all in right of their respective wives of the one part and Henry Hardy of Prince Georges County State afsd of theother part Witnesseth the afsd James Gantt George Gantt William Tyler and Peter Dejean by the rights afsd do hereby rent and lease unto him the afsd Henry Hardy his Heirs Executors or Administrators a piece of ground lying on the Potomack in Pomonkey neck Charles County State afsd making part of a parcel of Land called hawley and Gordon disappointed and Known by the name of Stodderts Landing To have and to Hold he the afsd Henry Hardy his Heirs Executors or Administrators for the term of ten years or ten fishing seasons with all the previleges thereunto belonging And he the afsd Henry Hardy for himself his Heirs Executors and Administrators does hereby agree to pay on or before The 1st day of May ensuing every fishing Season to wit to James Gantt eight thousand Herrings and three hundred Shads to George Gantt eight thousand herrings and three hundred Shads to William Tyler eight thousand and three hundred Shads and to Peter Dejean eight thousand and three hundred Shads Thirty two thousand Herring and twelve Hundred Shads being the yearly consideration for the rent of lease of said Spot of Ground or Landing having thus agreed we have hereunto set our Hands and Seals this 12th day of September one thousand seven hundred and ninety three.
      in the presence of James Gantt
      Jno F Hardey Geo Gantt
      Mathias Redmond Wm Tyler
      Peter Dejean
      Henry Hardey
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      Charles County Land Record Book L#3, 1761-1765; Page 481. Jun 13, 1764 from Charles Willet of CC, to George Hardey (Hardy) Jr & Henry Hardey (Gardey) Jr of Prince George's County, for 60 and for other valuable considerations, all that part or parcel of a tract of land called Century, lying in CC near Mamunzink, bounded by the Camp Branch near the line of Friendship, containing and laid out for about 53 acres. Signed - Charles (X his mark) Willet. Wit - Jo: H: Harrison*, Josias Hawkins*, James Marshall. Mary, the wife of the afd Charles Willet, relinquished her right of dower. Recorded Jun 13, 1764.
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 454. Jul 13, 1768 from George Gantt of Prince Georges County, planter, to Henry Hardy Jr of the same County, planter, for 116 2 shillings and 9 pence, 3 tracts of land in CC, that is to say, part of Gantts Enlargement, containing about 106 acres. Also, one other parcel, part of Gantts Enlargement Enlarged, bounded by mattowoman Main Run, containing about 6-1/2 acres. Signed - Geo Gantt, Wit - Fras Warring, John Harrison (Prince Georges County JPs). This deed was acknowledged by George Gantt and Ann, his wife, in Prince Georges County. Certified by Thos Sim Lee, Clerk of Prince Georges County. Recorded Aug 3, 1768.
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 628. Oct 13, 1769 from George Fraser Hawkins of Prince Georges County, to Henry Hardy (Hardey) Jr of sd county, for 90 part of a tract of land in CC called Dukes Delight, bounded by Mr. Thomas Gant Sr's part of the original tract, containing about 164 acres. Signed - Geo Fraser Hawkins. Wit - George Hardey Jr, John Baynes (Prince Georges Co JPs), This deed was acknowledged in Prince Georges County; Susanna Truman, wife of George Fraser Hawkins, relinquished her right of dower, Certified by Thos Sim Lee, Clk of Prince Georges County, Recorded Oct 15, 1769.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1769-1772; Liber AA 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 220. At the request of Henry Hardy the following Deed was recorded February 20, 1771
      Indenture made February 11, 1771; Isaac Smallwood Middleton of Charles County, Maryland in consideration of 270 pounds current money of Maryland paid by Henry Hardy, Jr. of PGCo have sold part of a tract lying in PGCo called "Gardiner's Meadows"beginning at a bounded white oak standing on the side of Mattawoman swamp containing 290 acres. Signed Isaac Smallwood Middleton in the presence of and acknowledged before John Baynes, George Hardey, Jr. and at the same time Eleanor Middleton wife of Isaac Smallwood Middleton relinquished her right of dower
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      Charles County Land Record Book S#3, 1770-1775; Page 117. Feb 11, 1771 from Henry Hardey Jr of Prince Georges County, to Isaak Smallwood Middleton of CC, for 220 , 3 tracts of land in CC, that is to say, part of Dukes Delight, bounded by Thomas Gantt Sr's line, containing about 100 acres. Also, another parcel or part of Gantts Enlargement Enlarged, containing about 31 acres. Also, part of a tract of land contiguous to the above, called Molleys Delight, containing 103-1/2 acres. Signed - Henry Hardey Jr, John Baynes, Geo Hardey Jr (Prince Georges County JP5). This deed was acknowledged in Prince Georges County by Henry Hardey Jr and Mary, his wife. Certified by Thomas Sim Lee,
      clk of Prince Georges County. Recorded Mar 6, 1771.
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      Charles County Land Record Book S#3, 1770-1775; Page 120. Feb 11, 1771 from Henry Hardey of Prince Georges County, to Nicholas Boone of CC, for 5 , part of a tract of land in CC called Molleys Delight, containing about 100 acres. Signed - Henry Hardey Jr, Wit - John Baynes, Geo Hardey Jr (Prince Georges County jps). This deed was acknowledged in Prince Georges County by Henry Hardey Jr and Mary, his wife. Certified by Thomas Sim Lee, Clk of Prince Georges County. Recorded Mar 6, 1771.
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      Charles County Land Record Book S#3, 1770-1775; Page 387. Mar 25, 1773 from Henry Hardey Jr & Thomas Dent of Prince Georges County, to William Foard Sr of the sd County. The late Mr. George Hardey Jr, decd, was possessed jointly with the afd Henry Hardey with part of a tract of land lying in CC, called Boarmans Manor on Dividing Run, which, by his will dated last Mar 15, he requests to be sold for the purposes therein mentioned, which appoints sd Henry Hardey and Thomas Dent to sell sd land. In compliance with the afd will this deed witnesses that sd Henry Hardey & Thomas Dent, for 200 7 shillings, have sold to sd William Foard Sr, all that part of a tract of land in CC on Dividing Run, called Boarmans Manor, bounded by the east side of Zakiah Swamp, and on the north side of a Fresh Run called the Dividing Run, containing about 100 acres. Signed - Henry Hardey Jr, Thom Dent. Wit - Geo Fraser Hawkins, John Baynes (Prince Georges County JPs). This deed was acknowledged in Prince Georges County. Certified by Thos Sim Lee, Clerk of Prince Georges County. Recorded Apr 21, 1773.
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      Charles County Deed Book S#3; Page 389.
      Mar 26, 1773 from William Foard Sr of Prince Georges County, to Thomas Clagett of sd County, for 5 shillings, part of a tract of land in CC on Dividing Run, called Boarmans Manor, bounded by the east side of Zackiah Swamp and on the north side of a Fresh Run called the Dividing Run, containing about 100 acres. Signed - William Foard. Wit - Geo Fraser Hawkins, John Baynes (Prince Georges County JPs). This deed was acknowledged in Prince Georges County; Elizabeth, wife of the sd William Foard, relinquished her right of dower. Certified by Thos Sim Lee, Clerk of Prince Georges County. Recorded Apr 21, 1773.
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      Charles County Deed Book S#3; Page 391.
      Mar 29, 1773 from Thomas Clagett (Clagett) of Prince Georges County, to Henry Hardey Jr of sd County, for 5 shillings, part of a tract of land in CC on Dividing Run, called Boarmans Manor, bounded by the east side of Zachariah Swamp, the north side of a fresh Run called the Dividing Run, containing about 100 acres. Signed - Thomas Clagett. Wit - Geo Fraser Hawkins, John Baynes (Prince Georges County JP's). This deed was acknowledged in Prince Georges County; Mary, wife of the sd Thomas clagett, relinquished her right of dower. Certified by Thos Sim Lee, Clerk of Prince Georges County, Recorded Apr 21, 1773.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 39_ Sep 5, 1775 from Isaah Smallwood Middleton of CC, to Henry Hardey (Hardy) Jr of Prince George's County, for 60 , 2 tracts of land in CC, that is to say, part of Grantts Enlargement Enlarged, containing about 9-1/2 acres, and part of a tract of land contiguous to the above, called Molleys Delight, containing about 75-1/2 acres. Signed - Isaac Smallwood (IW his mark) Middleton. Wit - Luke Marbury, Thomas Clagett, Prince George's County. This deed was acknowledged by Isaak. Smallwood Middleton & Eleanor, his wife, before Prince George's County JPs Luke Marbury and Thomas Clagett, Gentlemen. Certified by Thos Sim Lee, Clk of sd county, that Marbury and Clagett are JPs in sd county. Recorded Nov 10, 1775.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 364, Jan 2, 1779 from Thomas Dent and Henry Hardy of Prince Georges County, to Notley Ford (Foard) of CC. Whereas George Hardy, late of Prince Georges County, decd, died possessed of two tracts of land called Friends Hazard and Santry, which he, sd George Hardy held in fee simple for himself and the afd Henry Hardy jointly. Sd George Hardy, by his will, invested the afd Thomas Dent and Henry Hardy with full powers to dispose of sd two tracts and to convey the same for the purposes mentioned in the afd will. Therefore, sd Thomas Dent and Henry Hardy, for 598 , assign to sd Ford the afd two tracts, which are bounded by Marmazink, containing and laid out for about 393 acres. The 2nd tract, Santry, is bounded by the Camp Branch near the line of Friendship, containing about 53 acres. Signed - Thom. Dent, Henry Hardy. Wit - Thomas Clagett, Wm Lyles Jr. John Read Macgruder, Clerk of Prince Georges County, certified that the afd Clagett and Lyles are JPs of his county. Recorded May 29, 1779.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1784-1785; Liber FF 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 257. At the request of Henry Hardey the following Deed was enrolled June 2, 1785
      Indenture made May 31, 1785; George Dent Hardey in consideration of 20 pounds currency paid by Henry Hardey, Jr. has sold one lot in Piscattaway being part of a tract called "Leith" and beginning at a stone standing near the main road that leads from Piscattaway to the bridge on the west side of the road and containing 1 acre. Signed George D. Hardey in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Clagett, Fielder Bowie and at the same time Elvira Hardey wife of George D. Hardey relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1785-1787; Liber HH {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 7. At the request of Nicholas Blacklock the following Deed was enrolled November 2, 1785
      Indenture made September 19, 1785; Henry Hardey in consideration of 2209 pounds current money of Maryland paid by Nicholas Blacklock has sold 2 tracts of land called "Conveniency" containing 244 acres and beginning at a bounded white oak standing by the main branch of Mattawoman being a bound tree of James Gamblin's land; and "Tylers Advantage on Conveniency" containing 247 acres and beginning at a bounded hickory of "Conveniency" formerly belonging to Henry Massey, deceased. Signed Henry Hardey in the presence of and acknowledged before Fielder Bowie, John Brown
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1785-1787; Liber HH {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 11. At the request of Henry Hardey the following Deed was enrolled November 4, 1785
      Indenture made October 19, 1785; Abel Marlow, planter in consideration of 150 pounds currency paid by Henry Hardey, Jr. has sold a tract called "Timothy and Sarah" containing 100 acres and beginning at the 2nd bound tree of "Conveniency" in the said Hardey's possession and likewise the 2nd boundary of the "Pasture" in possession of Alexander McPherson. Signed Abel Marlow in the presence of and acknowledged before Fielder Bowie, John Brown
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1785-1787; Liber HH {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 180. At the request of Henry Hardey the following Deed was recorded September 27, 1786
      Indenture made June 17, 1786; Nicholas Blacklock in consideration of 2209 pounds current money of Maryland paid by Henry Hardey, Jr. has sold two tracts; "Conveniency" containing 244 acres and beginning at a white oak standing by the main branch of Mattawoman being the bounded tree of James Gamblin's land; and "Tyler's Advantage on Conveniency" containing 247 acres and beginning at a bounded hickory standing near a branch being a bound tree of "Conveniency" formerly belonging to Henry Massey, deceased. Signed Nicholas Blacklock in the presence of and acknowledged before Fielder Bowie, Robert Bowie
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 14. Aug 7, 1786 from John Ward of CC, to Henry Hardy Jr of Prince George's County, for 33 10 shillings and 3 pence, a tract of land called Wards Wheel, bounded by a fresh run called St. Thomas' Run, an old Indian field, containing about 55 acres, Signed - Jno Ward. Wit - J110 Dent*, Geo Lee*. Recorded Dec 31, 1786.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 179. Oct 22, 1787 from Joseph Winser of Frederick County, Virginia, planter, to Henry Hardey (Hardy) Jr of Prince George's County, for 100 a tract of land in CC called Smiths Chance, bounded by the corner tree of Richard Brightwell, containing about 56 acres. Signed - Joseph (Jo his mark) Winsor. Wit - Fielder Bowie, Robert Bowie. This deed was acknowledged by Joseph Winser in Prince George's County before Fielder Bowie and Robert Bowie, JPs of Prince George's County; Charity Winser, wife of sd Joseph Winser, said she voluntarily relinquished her right in and to the within mentioned land, John Read Magruder, Clk of Prince George's County Court, certified that Fielder Bowie and Robert Bowie, Gent, were Prince George's County JPs. Recorded Dec 19, 1787.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 585. Sep 22, 1789 from Henry Hardy of Prince George's County, to Richard Edelin of CC, for 70 , all that tract of land in CC, being part of a tract of land called Boarmans Manor, bounded by a road that leads from Brian Town to the New Bridges of Zachiah Swamp, containing about 99 acres. Signed - Henry Hardey. Wit - John Smith Brookes, Thos. Boyd.
      This deed was acknowledged by Henry Hardey in Prince George's County. Jno Read Magruder, clk Prince George's County Court, certified that afd Brookes and Boyd were Prince George's County JPs. Recorded Oct 8, 1789.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 587. Sep 22, 1789 from Henry Hardy of Prince George's County, to Doctor Edward Semmes of CC, for 100 2 parts of a tract of land in CC on Dividing Run, called Boarmans Manor, bounded by the east side of Zachaiah Swamp, the north side of a fresh run called the Dividing Run, the Main Road that leads from Brian Town to the New Brigs [Bridges] of Zachaiah Swamp, containing about 103 acres, and beginning for the other part of the sd tract at a hounded red oak standing on the east side of Zackiah Swamp and on the north side of the Dividing Run, containing about 50 acres. Signed - Henry Hardey. Wit - John Smith Brookes, Thos. Boyd. This deed was acknowledged by Henry Hardey in Prince George's County. Jno Read Magruder, Clk Prince Ceorge's County Court, certified that afd Brookes and Boyd were Prince George's County JPs. Recorded Oct 8, 1789.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 617. Nov 23, 1789 from Richard Nelson of Prince George's County, to Henry Hardy {Harley) of Piscataway in sd County, for 1100 , 2 tracts of land called the Discovery and Nelsons Marsh Pasture, adjoining thereto, lying on the south side of Mattawoman Cr in CC, bounded by OBrien's land standing on the south side of sd Cr, laid out for about 32 acres, and beginning for the other tract, Nelsons Marsh Pasture at a bounded white oak, the beginning of the Discovery, containing and laid out for about 58 acres. Signed - Richard Nelson. Wit - Sam Hepburn, Joseph Philbertt, Frank Leeke. This deed was acknowledged in Prince George's County by Richard Nelson and Elizabeth, his wife; Elizabeth relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. John Read Magruder, Clk Prince George's County Court, certified that afd Hepburn and Leeks were Prince George's County JPs. Recorded Dec 24, 1789,

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