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

James Lindsey

Male 1666 - 1676  (10 years)


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  • Name James Lindsey 
    Born 10 Feb 1665/66  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Dec 1676  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I011085  Tree1
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 

    Father James Lindsey,   b. 1621, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1671, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Mary Deane,   b. Bef 1643, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1 Oct 1672 and 13 Nov 1677, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years) 
    Married Bef 1659  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F06380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Charles County Circuit Court, Birth, Deaths & Marriage Records, Liber Q
      Lyndsey, James, s/o James Lyndsey, b. 10 Feb 1666
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      Contributed by Susan Grabek

      James Lindsey Jr. died in December of 1676, leaving no heirs. His sister, Elizabeth, had bequeathed land to James in her 1676 will, stating that it would pass to her father-in-law, Kenelme Mackloghlin, should James die without heirs. Mackloghlin sold the land in 1677, stating that he had been willed the land by Elizabeth Lindsey. At the time of his death, James owned 600 acres in Charles Co. called Green Spring. The tract escheated to Lord Baltimore in 1679 after an inquistion determined that James had no heirs.

      Lindsey, Eliza:, Charles County, -- --, 1676; 2nd Mch., 1677-8. To father-in-law Kenelme Mackloghlin and the Roman Catholic Church, personalty.
      Brother James, residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. Should sd. brother die under age or without issue, estate to pass to afsd.
      Mackloghlin. Ex. not named.
      Test: Rich. Rice, Jno. Helmes. 5. 342.

      Charles County Circuit Court Liber G, Page 124
      13 Nov 1677; Indenture from Kellam Maglocklin to Thomas Jenkins, planter; for 8,000# tobacco; part of a parcel of land called Lyndsey formerly belonging to Edward Deane and willed to Elizabeth Lyndsey; she willed the land to Maglocklin; bounded by William Boarman; containing 150 acres; /s/ Kenellam Maglockline, Elizabeth Maglockline; wit. William Davies, Tho. Parker (mark)
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      Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, 1669-1679
      Volume 51, Pages 298 - 299

      James Lindsey Inquisition of Land Called Green Spring

      An Inquisition taken before us Henry Adams and Ignatius Causeen
      of Charles County in the Province of Maryland Gent at the house of
      m.r William Chandler at the head of Portobacco Creek this Twenty
      Sixth day of June Anno Domini 1679 By virtue of a Commission
      in the nature of a writt of mandamus to us directed bearing date the
      fifteenth day of march Anno 1678 and to this Inquisition Annexed thereby Commanding & Impowering us by the Oaths of twelve Good and Lawfull men of the County diligently to Enquire concerning a parcell of Land Lying in the County afores.d Containing by Estimation Six hundred acres Called Green Spring and lately in possession of James Lindsay deceased In Obedience and order thereunto We the S.d Henry Adams & Ignatius Causin, have Commanded before us, majo.r John Wheeler, Phillip Hoskins, Garrett Sinnott, Edward Price, James Wheeler, John Clarke, Michael Aythforth, James Smaliwood, Michaell minoke, Marke Lampton, Ralph Shaw and John Goarly, twelve Good and Lawfull men of the Said County w.ch Said Jurors upon their Oaths Say that James Lindsey Jun.r in the month of December in the year of our Lord 1676 was Seized in his Demeasne as of ffee of the Said Six hundred acres of Land Lying in the Woods on the West Side of Portobacco als S.t Thomas Creek and Lyeth within his Lordship's
      manno.r of Pangayah and the s.d James Lindsey in the month and
      year aforesaid dyed, w.ch Land was at the yearly Rent of thirty
      Bushells of Good Shell'd Indian Corne payable at the feast of the
      nativity of our Lord in Every Respective year and also doing Suit
      and Service at his Lordships Court of Sd manno.r of Pangayah, if
      the Said Court Should be So often held, and upon default to pay
      Six Bushells of Shell'd Corne, And further that the S.d James Lind
      sey left no heir behind him at the time of his Death that can lay
      Claim to the Said Land, and for that the Said Land was never
      Occupied, And the Said Jurors not being well acquainted with the
      Said Land Cannot Set any value upon it and Cannot find that Ever
      any Rent was paid Since the Patent Granted for the s.d Land, to
      w.ch we the Said Henry Adams & Ignatius Causin, with the Jurors
      aforenamed have hereto Set our hands and Seale the day and year
      first above written

      Henry Adams sealed
      Ignatius Causin sealed
      John Wheeler sealed
      mich.ll Aysh forth sealed
      Phillip Hopkinssealed
      James Smaliwoodsealed
      Garrett Sinnottsealed
      Michael Minocksealed
      Edward Price sealed
      Marke Lampton sealed
      James Wheeler sealed
      Ralph Shaw sealed
      John Clarke sealed
      John Goarly sealed

      Which being Read & heard it is the opinion of the Court here this
      day to witt the Eigth day of October in the fourth year of the
      Dominion of of Charles Lord Baltemore &c Annoq Domini one
      thousand Six hundred Seventy nine that the Land menconed in the
      aforegoing Inquisition is Escheated unto his Lordship for want of
      heir & for nonpayment of the Rent in & by his Lordship's Letters
      Patent Reserved