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

Mary Doyne

Female 1682 - 1735  (53 years)


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  • Name Mary Doyne  [1
    Born 1682  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 24 Jan 1734/35  Home plantation, abt 6 mi. S. of Washington, D.C. - PG Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I011621  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father Robert Doyne,   b. Bef 1647, County Wexford, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1689, "Carrick Fergus", Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years) 
    Mother Mary Stone,   b. 1642, St Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1686, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married Bef 10 Mar 1674/75  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nicholas Dawson,   b. Abt 1680, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1727, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 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 
    • After their marriage, Nicholas and Mary lived at "Fendall’s Delight" but sold it in 1710 and their adjoining plantation "Lyon’s Den" to Mary’s brother-in-law, William Hutchison.
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      Dawson, Mary, Prince George County, 14th Dec., 1734; 24th Jan., 1734-5.
      To son John and hrs., rights and titles in dwelling plantation "Satursday Work."
      To son Thomas and hrs., rights and title in "Constant Friendship," Bush R., Baltimore Co.
      To sons William and George and their hrs., rights and title in "Spring Banks," Somerset Co.
      To son Nicholas and hrs., rights and title in "Sligo," near E. branch of Potomac, sd. tracts having come to testatrix from father Robert Doyne, deceased. Sons George and Nicholas being minors to choose which of their brothers they will live with.
      Son John, ex. and resid. legatee.
      Test: John Lowe, John Lowe, Jr., Thomas Grenehalgh. 21, 311.
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      Mrs. Mary Dawson 21.44 PG £54.17.6 Feb 9 1734 Jul 21 1735
      Appraisers: Walter Bayne, Thomas Stonestreet.
      Creditors: John Abbington, Henry Massey.
      Next of kin: Thomas Dawson, William Dawson.
      Administrator/Executor: John Dawson.
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      Mrs. Mary Dawson 14,221 A PG £54.11.6 £33.17.0 Apr 9 1736
      Payments to: Jos. Coleman, Mr. John Abington for Tobias Bowlis, Henry Massey, Thomas Kirk, John Palmer, Butler Stonestreet.
      Heirs (that are under age): George, Nicholas Dawson.
      Executor: Mr. John Dawson.
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber Q, Page 15
      COURT OF 9 SEP 1690
      Memo of the will of Robert Doyne taken by Richard Boughton and intended to be drawn into a will; 20 Jul 1689;
      To wife Anne Doyne, extx., lifetime interest in plantation where I now live;
      to son Wharton Doyne the land at Goose Creek when he comes of age;
      wife to have timber from gate to Craxston's Quarter;
      to dau. Sarah Doyne, Saturday's Works of 600 acres at Piscataway;
      to daus. Verlinda and Elinor, 600 acres apiece of land last surveyed by Mr. Hutchinson;
      to son William Doyne, 1,000 acres of land in Baltimore Co. called Constant Friendship and 14,000 or 16,000 acres of land in Somerset Co.;
      to dau. Mary Doyne land at Zachia, two tracts called Lyons Denn and Fendall's Delight; if there be unborn child..-to have Carry [Carrick] Fergus at head of Broad Creeke joining Sarah;
      estate to be in custody of extx. until children come of age;
      24 Jul the following made oath regarding above: Richard Boughton; Honoria Boughton; Joshua Doyne, Gent.; brother of dec'd; Madam Anne Burford; Samuell Haworth, Jane Burford
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      Causine, Ignatius, Port Tobacco, Chas.Co., 25th Dec., 1713; 25th Jan., 1713,
      To 2 brothers John and William, joint exs., entire estate.. real and personal, including 300 A. testator's part of "Causin Manor. "
      Test: Mary Dawson, Thos. Reeves, Jr., Eliza: Hope, Ubgate Reeves, 13. 629.
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      CC Circuit Court Liber Z, page 4
      Recorded at request of William Hutchinson:
      9 Jan 1702; Indenture from Samuell Taylor of PGCo. and Verlinda his wife, one of the daus of Robert Doyne, Gent, to William Hutchinson of PGCo., merchant; at the time of his death, Robert owned diverse tracts and parcels of land, in particular 2 tracts; one containing 550 acres granted him by patent 9 June 1676 called "Rotterdam"; the other adjoining same on the lower side called "IndianTowne" of 600 acres conveyed to him on 11 March 1685 by William Whittington, Gent of Accomack County, Virginia, now of Somerset Co MD.; Robert Died intestate and his children were, Wharton, William, Sarah, Virlinda, Ellinor, and Mary; estate descended to Wharton as eldest son; William inherited this land at the death of Wharton; William d. intestate and Virlinda who m. Samuel Taylor inherited 1/4 of the land and sold to William Hutchinson for £70 /s/ Samuell Taylor, Virlinda Taylor; Wit Francis Wheeler, George Busse, Henry Pickett; ack. 9 Jan 1702/3 by Samuel and Virlinda Taylor.
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      Charles County Maryland Land Records, Liber Z, Liber Z, Page 19
      Recorded at request of Wm. Hutcheson:
      17 Apr 1702; Indenture from Mary Doyne of Prince George's County, d/o Robert Doyne, to William Hutcheson of Prince George's County, merchant; 2 tracts of land, Rotterdam and The Indian Town described above; for Y,70; /s/ Mary Doyne; wit. Willm. Dent, Richd. Harrison; ack. 17 Apr 1703; alienation 17 Apr 1703 Richard Bennett, James Heath, Gent. farmers; entered 6 May 1703
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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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      Prince George's Land Records 1710-1717 - Liber F -folio 227; 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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      EFSM III page 323 Corrections and Additions

      In Volume I, p. 161 and Volume I, Revised, p. 155, the fate of the first three children of Robert Doyne was omitted. The following land record in Charles County shows these children were deceased by 1714:
      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., decd, 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 Nanjemy Creek 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 1/3 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. The. Addison, F. Wheeler; ack. by Nicholas and Mary Dawson (CCLR F#2.59).
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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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      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,

  • Sources 
    1. [S044740] Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. Fourth Edition. Volume Two, Families G-P.

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