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

John Boone

Male 1678 - Aft 1764  (> 86 years)


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  • Name John Boone 
    Born 1678  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft Jun 1764  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I011673  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2020 

    Father John Boone,   b. Abt 1658,   d. 25 Jul 1689, Calvert County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Mother Grace MNU Boone,   b. 1662,   d. 30 Oct 1725, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Abt 1678  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F07684  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Beaven,   b. Abt 1682, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1745, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married Abt 1698  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Boone,   b. Abt 1692, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1738, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)
     2. John Boone,   b. 1699, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 28 Feb 1789, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 90 years)
     3. Charles Boone,   b. Abt 1710, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1783, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
     4. Henry Boone,   b. 1713, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1793, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. Henry {Addl Records} Boone,   b. 1713, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1793, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. James Boone,   b. Abt 1723,   d. 1 Oct 1751, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years)
     7. Frances Boone,   b. Abt 1725, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1775, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years)
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F07683  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Son John BOONE:
      D.O.B.: 1735 depo states he is about 57 years of age [Lib.T.fol. 361]
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      Deakins, John, planter, Prince George's County, 9th Aug., 1743; 20th March, 1744.
      To son Leonard, personalty.
      To son William and daus. Elizabeth Hooker, Anne Taneyhill and Mary Lucas, 2s. 6 pence.
      To wife Priscilla, extx., entire real estate.
      To wife Priscilla and sons Richard, John and Joseph, residue of estate, They to be of age at 18 yrs.
      Test: John Boone, Henry Boone, Charles Boone. MCW 23. 453.
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      Jameson, Henry Joshua, Charles County, 30th Aug., 1733; 6th Nov., 1733.
      To sons Henry and Richard, dwelling plantation with land adjoining, being part of "Hall Lott' and part of "Hall Place."
      Wife: Elizabeth, extx,
      Test: Alex. Adair (Adear), Marsham Queen, John Boone. MCW 20, 820.
      ===not proven
      Children
      Charles BOONE b: Abt 1726 in Prince George's Co,Maryland
      John BOONE b: Abt 1713 in Prince George's Co,Maryland
      Elizabeth BOONE b: Abt 1717 in Prince George's Co,Maryland
      Mary BOONE b: 1717 in Prince George's Co,Maryland
      James BOONE b: Abt 1719 in Prince George's Co,Maryland
      Francis BOONE b: Abt 1721 in Prince George's Co,Maryland
      Henry BOONE b: Abt 1723 in Prince George's Co,Maryland
      Anne BOONE b: 1728 in Prince George's Co,Maryland
      Martha BOONE b: Abt 1730 in Prince George's Co,Maryland
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      Mr. John Boone, Sr. 74.40 AA 397.1.3 Apr 30 1761 Jun 11 ---- (1761)
      Appraisers: Phill. Pettibone, Elijah Roberson.
      Next of kin: John Boone, Rebecca Boone.
      Administrators: Nicholas Boone, Benjamin Selby.
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      Brooke, Grace, -- --- ----; 30th Oct., 1725.
      To son John Boon and his wife ---, dau. Grace Magill, her son Arthur and her dau. Mary, dau. Elizabeth Fenwick and her dau. Betty, grandson Cudbud (Cuthbert) Fenwick, grand-dau. Mary Brooke, dau.-in-law Jeane Brooke and Betty Bennett, personalty.
      Son Robert ex. and residuary legatee.
      Test: Robert Bennett, Mitchell Philips. 18, 424.
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      John Boone 25.121 A CA 102.13.11 23.2.0 Oct 29 1705
      Payments to: Col. Henry Darnall, Mr. Thomas Hinden, Mr. Henry Trueman, Dr. Joacham Kisteed, Mr. John Bird, Dr. Cackaledd, Mr. Samuell Comstable, Mr. Joseph Poink (?), Mr. Brattan (minister), William Parker.
      Distribution to: accountant, John Boone (orphan), Henry Boone (orphan), Elisabeth Boone (orphan), Grace Boone (orphan).
      Administratrix: Grace Brooke, wife of Robert Brooke.
      === francis looks to be the same James
      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 121
      Enrolled at request of John Bowie 23 Feb 1726:
      Indenture, 23 Feb 1726; Between Francis Brooke, planter, to John Bowie, planter; for 60; a parcel of land being part of Brooke Refuse now in actual possession of Bowie; on the southwest side of a branch that falls into Mattapany Creek adjoining Bowie's land called Brooke Wood; containing 100 acres; /s/ Francis Brooke; wit. Philip Lee, John Boone; ack. 23 Feb 1726 by Francis Brooke and Deborah his wife
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 130
      Enrolled at request of John Boone 25 Feb 1726:
      Indenture, 23 Feb 1726; Between James Brooke, Gent., and John Boone, planter; for 60; a tract called Hazzard; being part of Brook Discovery and bounded by John Delany's land and Brooke Wood; containing 200 acres; /s/ James Brooke; wit. Philip Lee; 23 Feb 1726 ack. by James Brooke and Deborah his wife

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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 299
      Enrolled at request of Mrs. Barbara Brooke, certificate, 25 Jun 1731:
      Thomas Blandford and John Boone "(being person neither indebted or otherwise interested in Baker Brook or Thomas Brooke, orphans of Thomas Brooke, Esq., nor in Mrs. Barbara Brooke, guardian and nominated by Leonard Hollyday, Gent. one of the Justices here for the purpose)" certify examination of the plantation according to Act of the Assembly; /s/ Thomas Blandford, John Boone
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 430
      Special petition of Rev. John Eversfield 4th Tues Aug:
      From Charles, Lord Baltimore, to Leonard Hollyway, Robert Bradly, William Beane's and Alexander Contee, Gent.; regarding boundaries of The Goore and Double Goore; depositions follow:
      Caleb Norris, age ca 54; William Conty [?Contee] 28 years ago; Richard Bradent 20 years ago; /s/ Cable Norris (mark)
      John Bowie, age 41 years; /s/ John Bowie
      John Boone, age ca 53 years; mentions Caleb Norris; Robert Brook and Brookewood; Is/ John Boone
      Depositions taken 28 Feb 1731
      Enrolled 1 Apr 1722
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 573
      From Charles, Lord Baltimore, to Leonard Hollyday, Richard Read, Robert Bradly and William Beanes; regarding the boundaries of Hatchorne Heath; depositions follow:
      4 Apr 1732; John Boone, age ca 52; mentions James Brooke 30 years ago, Roger Brooke and Mattapany Branch; /s/ John Boone
      4 Apr 1732; Caleb Norris, age ca 54; mentions his master Bartholomne Gooff, Wm. Conley and Lawrence Russell; /s/ Caleb Norris
      4 Apr 1732; John Miller, age ca 63; mentions Roger Brooke and his sons James and Roger Brooke; /s/ John Miller
      4 Apr 1732; William King, age ca 64
      Recorded 30 Nov 1732

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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 661.
      Mar 22, 1742/43 from John Boone Sr of PG, planter, to Henry Boone, son of the sd John Boone, of PG, for the fatherly and natural love and affection which he has for sd Henry Boone, he has given him, a tract of land, being part of Brooke Discovery and Part of Hazard, lying in PG, containing about 100 acres. Signed - John Boone. Wit - Thos Owen*, Jno Hawkins Jr*. Mrs. Elizabeth Boone relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned without fear of her sd husband. Recorded Apr 16, 1743.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1743-1746 - Liber BB - Page 261.
      Feb 22, 1744/45 from John Boone Sr of PG, planter, to Charles Boone, son of the sd John Boone of PG, for the fatherly & natural love which he has for sd Charles Boone, all that tract of land hereafter mentioned (excepting only 1 acre of sd land whereon the chapel stands) being part of Brooke Wood, lying in PG, containing about 100 acres. Signed - John Boone. Wit - Richard Keene*, Luke Marbury*. Elizabeth Boone, wife of the within named John Boone, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned lands. Recorded Mar 6, 1744/45.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1752-1757; Liber NN {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 65. At the request of William Bowie the following Land Commission was recorded abt August 27, 1752
      Memorandum that on the special petition of William Bowie preferred to the justices of Prince George's County, Maryland on the 4th Tuesday in March in the 1st year of his Lordship commission the Right Hon. the Lord Proprietary Dominion etc., his Lordship commission issued by order of the justices aforesaid out of the county aforesaid on the 7th day of April Anno Domine 1752. In these words following, Frederick Absolute Lord and Proprietary of the Province of Maryland and Avalon Lord Baron of Baltimore Vizt; to Messrs Thomas Hodgkin, Samuel Roundell, William Eversfield and Lingan Wilson of PGCo gentleman, whereas the William Bowie is seized of two adjoining tracts "Brooke Point " and "Brooke Reserve" and preferred his petition in writing to our county court held at Upper Marlborough Town before Peter Dent, gentleman and his associates then and still justices within our county to examine evidence to prove and perpetuate the memory of the bounds of the said tracts of land. Therefore, we command you any three or two of you to examine all witnesses or persons concerned touching their knowledge of the bounds of the said tracts. Witness Peter Dent, gent, March 27, 1752. Issued April 7, 1752, Joseph Sim, Clk
      PGCo Sct June 30, 1752; The deposition of John Boone, planter, aged 73 being sworn declares the the bounds of tract called "Brooke Reserve" and "Brooke Point" now in the possession of Mr. William Bowie that the bound hickory tree where he now stands on the side of hill and 60 years from and old ditch supposed to be dug by Bartholomew Gough many years ago that this deponent understood by the persons that were laying out Mr. William Joseph's part of "Brooke Reserve" that the hickory tree was the dividing tree between Mr. Roger Brooke and William Joseph and he further understood that the line of division run from the hickory tree to a white oak which is a bounded tree of Major Sewall's land and further saith not. Given before Thomas Hodgkin, Samuel Roundell, William Eversfield.
      PGCo Sct June 30, 1752; The deposition of Thomas King, planter, aged 44 years being sworn declares the the bounds of tract called "Brooke Reserve" and "Brooke Point" now in the possession of Mr. William Bowie saith that at near the place he now stands which is nigh the mouth of a small branch that runs into the main branch of Mattapony Creek and where there is marked two burch trees and a marked beech tree that he was present when Mr. James Brooke run the line and that he came to a burch stump then standing near the said place which he understood was the remains of a tree that was the boundary of Brooke's land called "Brooke Point". Given before Thomas Hodgkin, Samuel Roundell, William Eversfield.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 165. At the request of Joseph Sim the following Land Commission was recorded December 9, 1767
      Memorandum that on the special petition of Joseph Sim preferred to the justices of Prince George's County, Maryland on the 4th Tuesday in August in the 16th year of his Lordship commission the Right Hon. the Lord Proprietary Dominion etc., his Lordship commission issued by order of the justices aforesaid out of the county aforesaid on December 31, 1766 in these words following, Frederick Absolute Lord and Proprietary of the Province of Maryland and Avalon Lord Baron of Baltimore vizt; to Messrs William Beanes, Allen Bowie, William Eversfield and Henry Brookes of PGCo Gentleman, whereas Joseph Sim, is seized of a tract called "Sim's Delight" and preferred his petition in writing to our county court held at Upper Marlbro Town to examine evidence to prove and perpetuate the memory of the bounds of the said tract of land. Therefore, we command you any three or two of you to examine all witnesses or persons concerned touching their knowledge of the bounds of the said tract. Witness Francis Waring, Gentleman, August 29, 1766 issued December 31, 1766, Joseph Sim, Clk
      By virtue of a commission to examine evidences to prove the bounds of "Sim's Delight" we intend to meet on February 20 next at Maj. Sim's house. William Beanes, Henry Brookes
      Thomas King aged about 60 years being on the side of a hill near the head of a small run where Richard Sansberry formerly lived says that about 30 years ago he was a chain carrier for Nathan Selby and said they began at a crab tree the first bounded tree of "Twogood" and Selby ended his number of perches at the place or very near the place we stand now and the surveyor Mr. Thomas Hodgkin asked Mr. Selby what they must do now and that Mr. Selby looked about and saw a white oak standing about 100 yards to the southward of the place and when they got there it did not look like a bounded tree but as we were at the tree we ran from it and continued the course to Thomas Sansberry, Jr.'s bounded tree and said that Richard Sansberry was the other chain carrier with them who declared at the time he knew nothing of the bounded tree but went down to the white oak aforesaid with the rest of the company and this deponent says he never understood this white oak was a bounded tree of "Twogood" or any other land and further saith not
      Henry Boone aged about 54 years at the same place declares when he was 1st possessed of part of "Twogood" under lease from Henry Darnall he applied to Richard Sansberry to show him the outward lines that he might not trespass on his neighbors and the said Sansberry carried him to the crab tree being the first tree of "Twogood" and from there brought them to the side of a hill near the place described Thomas King's deposition and the said Sansberry said the next course ran from a white oak to the southward and this deponent further saith that he believes the said Sansberry knows very little of the boundaries of land and that he does not believe the white oak aforesaid described to be in a bounded tree at all and further saith not.
      Moses Orme aged about 72 being at the white oak described by Thomas King declares that Richard Sansberry has often told him this was a bounded tree of "Twogood" and this deponent says he told him he believed it was not and further saith not
      William Sontry aged about 73 being at the white oak described by Thomas King declares he knows nothing of the above white oak to be in a boundary at all and further saith not.
      Charles Brooke aged about 84 years being at the white oak described by Thomas King declares he knows nothing of the white oak to be any boundary at all and further saith not
      Mary Keeth aged about 64 years being at the white oak described by Thomas King declares that she knows nothing of this white oak to be any boundary at all or know anything of the second boundary of "Twogood" and further saith not
      William Sansberry aged about 61 being at the white oak described by Thomas King knows nothing about the said tree to be any boundary at all or any other tree to be the second boundary of "Twogood" and further saith not
      John Boone aged about 88 years being at the white oak described by Thomas King declares he knows nothing of this tree to be a boundary of "Twogood" and further saith not
      Thomas Sansberry aged about 70 years being at the white oak described by Thomas King declares he knows nothing of the white oak to be any boundary at all or knows any boundary of the land of "Twogood" and further saith not
      Henry Boone aged about 54 years being near the line of Toogood at a black gum and white oak growing together declares about 22 years ago Richard Sansberry showed him the 2nd line of Toogood and walking on the said line near this place he stopped and turned his face to the northward and said here or hereabouts stood a bounded tree and reprieve the expression often but this deponent says there appeared no boundary at at that time being cleared ground and he was still carried on the second line by Sansberry near a hickory which now set up as a boundary, still continuing on the line to a marked beech standing near a branch which leads out of Thomas Sansberry, Jr.'s plantation when they came to the beach tree there we stopped and Sansberry turned himself about pointed towards the crabtree the first tree of "Twogood" and walked with him to the crabtree and on the way the line went near two old fields and poplars all this was done by the request of this deponent as he might be informed of the outer boundaries of "Twogood" and this deponent saith he never heard of the above-mentioned hickory until about 4 days ago further saith not
      Morris Mitchell being at the gum and white oak where Mr. Henry Boone was sworn above declares that about 15 years ago Richard Sansberry told him he had cut over his line and told him the line ran from a branch below where Blackwood's Tobacco House stood in Joseph Sim's land over the hill to the northward of the above tree and no great distance from the orchard were Sansberry then lived and further this deponent saith not
      William Sansberry, Jr. aged about 30 years being at an old lying down the hickory near the black gum described in Henry Boone's deposition declares that when he was about 12 years old his father Richard Sansberry told him this hickory was a line tree and at that time he lived with his father on the land called "Twogood" and further saith not
      Richard White aged about 33 years being at the same place declares that his father told him that Richard Sansberry told him this hickory was a line tree of Darnall's land and also a division tree between Selby and Mr. Darnall from the said tree to a forked poplar and this deponent says he heard Mr. Selby say he would give 5 pounds if he could get the bounded tree proved and further this deponent saith not
      Thomas King aged about 60 years being at a marked beech being near a small branch that runs out of Thomas Sansberry, Jr.'s plantation declares that about 30 years ago he carried the chain with Richard Sansberry on Nathan Selby's survey and they ran by the hickory described by Richard White and William Sansberry, Jr. but he never heard of the hickory and continue the course to this beach and Richard Sansberry told him that this beech was a dividing tree between Darnall and Selby and this deponent says Selby was present at the time and made no objections to the tree as a dividing tree and further saith
      Thomas Sansberry age 70 years being at a marked hickory near the cleared ground of his plantation declares that in the year 1717 he saw a parcel of people running the west line of "Twogood" and when they came to this tree and at that time the tree was marked and he thinks by Samuel Selby and he says that Benjamin Berry, Thomas Evans and William Selby was present and they ran a north course from the tree and after this same time Mr. Selby began at this tree to layout Moses Orme's land and further saith not.
      We adjourned to May 22nd and met according to adjournment to take the following depositions
      Mordecai Mitchell, Jr. aged about 39 years being at a white oak described by Thomas King declares that about 15 years ago he met Richard Sansberry near this place and Sansberry pointed towards his place and said down there stands a bounded white oak and this deponent says Sansberry did not tell him what bounded tree or whose it was and further saith not
      Thomas Sansberry, Jr. being at a white oak standing near his own spring branch aged about 42 years declares that this is his beginning tree and his patent mentions this tree to stand in line of a tract called "Twogood" and further says not
      James Hagan aged about 37 years and Joseph Johnson aged about 21 years declares about 13 months ago Moses Orme told us that if the white oak mentioned by Thomas King and Henry Boone could not be proved now he would leave it so as it should be proved after his death and further saith not
      Mordecai Miles Mitchell aged about 16 years declares that about 13 months ago Moses Orme asked him to go with him to the white oak mentioned by Thomas King in Henry Boone with several other young people and when they came to the tree Moses Orme put his hand on it and said it is a bounded tree and a line tree of "Twogood" and said to the company to take notice as you may be called on to recount about it after my death and further saith not.

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