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

William Milstead

Male 1720 - 1742  (22 years)


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  • Name William Milstead 
    Born 1720  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Feb 1741/42  Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I010912  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 

    Father William Milstead,   b. 20 Jul 1685, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1741, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Sarah MNU Blanchet,   b. Abt 1673, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1733, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 1720  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01406  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      William Milstead, Jr. 28.161 CH 4.0.0 Feb 1742 Jul 28 1743
      Appraisers: William Nelson, William Lloyd.
      Mentions: John Stevenson, Elisabeth Goley.
      Mentions: Joseph Milstead, G. Tarvire (?) (sheriff).
      Administrator: John Blanchet.
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      William Milstead 20.252 A CH 4.0.0 6.3.9 May 1 1744
      Sureties: William Warder, Thomas Carpenter.
      Received from: Robert Sennet, Sarah Milford, William Robinson, Henry Crenold, James Gray, Samuel Burgis, Larrence Fitzpatrick, John Balls, William Muncaster, Peter Rigg, John Chapman, George Planagin.
      Payments to: George Tarven, John Stephenson, Richard Chapman, Walter Harris.
      Representatives (siblings): Joseph Milsted, Elisabeth Goley, accountant.
      Administrator: John Blanchel (also John Blanchet).
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 37. At the request of Bayne Smallwood, the following power of attorney was recorded on Jun 12, 1745.
      I, Benjamin Bullett of Prince William County, Virginia, Gent, have appointed Bayne Smallwood, planter, my true and lawful attorney, to acknowledge my right to a tract of land called Thomas Town and Bullets Adventure, to James Johnson, during the term of 18 years from next Dec 1. Signed Oct 15, 1737 - Benja. Bullett. Wit - William Robetson, William (M
      his mark) Milstead Jr.

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      May 30, 1741 - William Milstead, Jr., signs, as next-of-kin, the Charles Co., Md. inventory of his father William Milstead [Sr.]

      Feb. 1742/3 - The Charles Co., Md. inventory of William Milstead, Jr.
      Appraisers: William Nelson, William Lloyd (value 4/0/0.)
      Mentions: John Stevenson, Elizabeth Goley, Joseph Milstead, G. Tarvire? [prob. George Tarvin] (sheriff.)
      Administrator: John Blanchet, approves the inventory on July 28, 1743.
      Source: Skinner, V. L., Jr., "Abstracts of the Inventories of the Prerogative Court of Maryland, 1738-1744," p. 90.
      Comment: From William's administration account, it becomes clear that Elizabeth Goley and Joseph Milstead are signing as next-of-kin and John Stevenson and George Tarvin as creditors.

      May 1743 - The Charles Co., Md. administration account of John Theobalds shows that a William Milstead had made a payment to Theobald's estate.
      Source: Skinner, V. L., Jr., "Abstracts of the Administration Accounts of the Prerogative Court of Maryland, 1737-1744," p. 145.

      May 1, 1744 - The Charles Co., Md. administration account of William Milstead [Jr.]
      Value of inventory: 4/0/0.
      Gross estate: 13/17/2.
      Payments received by the estate include 250 lbs. of tobacco received of Sarah Milstead.
      Payments made by the estate, including payments to George Tarven and John Stephenson: 6/3/9.
      Balance of the estate: 7/3/5.
      Sureties: William Warder and Thomas Carpenter, of Charles Co.
      Represesentatives: Joseph Milsted, Elizabeth Goley, and the accountant, "brothers and sisters of the deceased."
      Administrator: John Blanchel/Blanchet.
      Sources: (1) Skinner, V. L., Jr., "Abstracts of the Administration Accounts of the Prerogative Court of Maryland, 1737-1744," p. 185, and (2) Charles Co., Md. Administration Accounts, 1738-1759, p. 124.
      Comment: William Milstead Jr. was unmarried.

      Feb. 1744/5 - The Charles Co., Md. administration account of Moses Bell shows that the sureties for the administration of Bell's estate by Katherine Bell were William Milstead and Edward Milstead.
      Source: Skinner, V. L., Jr., "Abstracts of the Administration Accounts of the Prerogative Court of Maryland, 1744-1750," p. 11.
      Comment: The sureties would have been appointed before the date of Bell's inventory which was May 1743.