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

John Clements

Male Aft 1708 - Aft 1799  (> 90 years)


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  • Name John Clements 
    Born Aft 1708  Port Tobacco Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft Nov 1799  Port Tobacco Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I013809  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Father Jacob Clements,   b. 1681, Port Tobacco Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1755, Port Tobacco Hundred, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Family ID F02843  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      CLEMENTS, EDWARD, Charles Co, 26 Mar, 1764 21 Jul, 1764
      To bro. John Clements, tract called "Wickham." being the plantation I now dwell on; also tract called Huckleberry Garden ; furniture called the Church stuff, all my meat. salted,
      To sister Jesse Clements, 4 large silver spoons.
      To bro. Walter Clements, silver watch.
      To niece Anne Wheeler, Negro lad called Tom.
      To bro. Charles Clements, 5000 lbs of crop Inspected tobacco*
      Remaining part of estate to be divided among bros. and sisters: Jacob Clements, Walter Clements, Francis Clements, John Clements, Charles Clements, Jean Clements, Clare Sanders and Martha Dyers
      Ex.: Brother Francis Clements.
      Wit: Thomas McPherson, Daniel McPherson, Charles Garner. 32.276
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      Clements, Jacob; Charles Co. 17 Sept 1755 21 Nov 1755
      To wife Clare Clements, plantation I now dwell on, also tract called "Huckle Berry Gardin."
      To son Edward Clements, plantation I now dwell on, also tract called "Huckle Berry Gardin" after my wife's decease.
      To son Jacob Clements and Walter Clements, parcel of land on Chickamuxon which I bought of John Speake, being pt. of tract called "The reserve," deed of purchase, dated 20 Apr 1730.
      To sons John Clements and Charles Clements, 100 a. being pt., of Cornwallis' Neck whereon I now have a quarter.
      To wife 1/3 pt of my personal estate.
      To dau Jane Clements Negro wench called Beck and her dau called Pegg.
      To son Edward Clements, Negro lad called Michael.
      To son Jacob Clements, Negro lad called Nace.
      To son Walter Clements, Negro boy called Harry.
      To son Francis Clements, Negro called Turner and Negro boy called Tom.
      To son John Clements, Negro boy called Joe.
      To son Charles Clements, Negro boy called Andrew.
      To dau Martha Clements, Negro woman called Sarah and her dau called Hannah.
      To dau Clare Sanders, woman's saddle and bridle.
      To granddau Anne Wheeler, Negro girl Rose.
      To heirs of my dau Elizabeth Wheeler, (now deceased) 1 shl. sterl. each.
      remaining pt. of estate to be divided among my sons: Edward Clements, Jacob Clements, Walter Clements, Francis Clements, John Clements, and Charles Clements.
      Wife Clare Clements, and son Edward Clements, exs.
      Wit: Joseph Gardner, John Carner, Thos. McPherson. 29. 541
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      CLEMENTS, JANE, Charles Co. 23 Sept. 1775 14 Oct, 1775
      To nephew Thos. Dyar, Negro girl Bab.
      To nephew Jacob Clements, silver table spoons.
      To niece: Mary Clements, furniture, wine decanters, tea spoons,
      To bro. Walter Clements, ex,, Negro woman Peg and Negro boy Nedr bed, bolster, counterpane, quilt.
      To sisters: Clare Sanders, Martha Dyar and my niece Anne Dyar, wearing apparel,
      To niece: Hilen Clements, chest of drawers at age 16.
      To bro. Charles Clements, silver table spoon.
      To nephew Josh'. Clements, silver table spoon,
      To the poor of Portobacco Parish, 7 bbls. of corn,
      To bros. and sister: Fran's, and John Clements, Clare Sanders and Martha Dyar. residue of estate equally, John Sanders, ex. Wit: Dan'l, McPherson; John Mannery; Martha Green. 40.492
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AL-12, 1801-1808, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 56. Richard Bennett Mitchell Sr., Will, Mary 20, 1795; August 25, 1802
      I, Richard Bennett Mitchell of CC, being weak and indisposed, but sound and retentive in mind and memory;
      To son Francis Ignatius Mitchell, two tracts bought by me from John Clements (of Jacob) and Jane his wife as by deed dated December 27, 1792.
      To sons Joseph Thomas Mitchell (western) and Richard Bennett Mitchell (eastern) at 21yrs, the tract that I live, to be divided into two parts and agreeable to the instructions of my brother Richard Mitchell and after the death of their mother.
      To son James Wheeler Mitchell, all my lands in the State of Kentucky
      To wife Elizabeth Mitchell, the whole sole use of the land I live on during her widowhood. Likewise all my personal property and at her decease to my children. Also if any of my daughters (unnamed) remain unmarried after the death or marriage of their mother, a room in my dwelling house be reserved for their separate accommodation and land set apart for working of such slaves.
      Executor: wife Elizabeth Mitchell
      Signed: Mary 20, 1795 Richard B. Mitchell
      Wit: Catharine Jordan, Matthew Cofer, George Dent Esq
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      Charles County Land Record Book S#3, 1770-1775; Page 113. Bill of Sale. We, John Clements and Walter Clements, son of Jacob, of CC, planters, for 189 , have sold to Messrs John Barnes and Thomas How Ridgate, the following Negroes: a man called Peter, a boy called Jem, a wench called Nell and her child. Signed Jan 1, 1771 - John Clements, Walter Clements. Wit - Alexr McPherson Jr, Zeph Turner. Recorded Jan 2, 1771.
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      Charles County Land Record Book S#3, 1770-1775; Page 137. Jan 29, 1771 from Robert Lawson Of CC, merchant, to John Clements of CC, planter, for 200 , 93 acres, being part of one undivided third part of all that part of a tract of land in CC called Greens Inheritance, which part of sd tract lies between the main road of Piscataway and the old Rolling Road of Robert Green decd, thence to sd tract of land which formerly belonged to Francis Green decd. The 93 acres is all that remained unsold by William Clements of the undivided third part afd, and was by sd William Clements conveyed to him, sd Robert Lawson. Signed - Robert Lawson. Wit - Saml Hanson*, Ceo Lee*. Recorded Apr 3, 1771.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 253, May 14, 1778 from John Clements of CC, planter, and Jane, his wife, daughter and only child of Charles Sanders, late of CC, decd, to Clare Slye of CC, widow. Whereas Edward Sanders, now decd, brother to Thomas and the above mentioned Charles, by his will dated Sep 17, 1721, devised to the afd Charles, part of his lands, as follows: the moiety of Edward's land adjacent to the Cr and to the heirs of his body lawfully begotten, and it being apprehended that some disputes might arise about the validity of the afd will and devise, the afd Thomas Sanders, heir at law to the afd Edward, to comply with the intention of his sd father, Edward Sanders, and to put an end to all controversy, he, by CC deed dated Jun 13, 1721, conveyed to sd Charles Sanders, part of a tract of land in CC on the west side of Port Tobacco Cr called Caine Purchase, bounded 1..by a dividing line of that part of the same tract formerly sold by the afd Edward to his brother, John Sanders, containing about 170 acres, And whereas it is apprehended by John Clements and Jane, his wife, and Clare Slye, parties to these presents, that the land mentioned in the afd deed, and which is now intended to be sold, may not contain the full complement of acres as is therein expressed, they have now resurveyed the same and find it to be only 155 acres. Now this deed further witnesses that the sd John Clements and Jane, his wife, for 1550 and for divers other good causes, sell to sd Clare Slye, all the before mentioned tract of land, being part of Caine Purchase, lying on the west side of Port Tobacco Cr, containing about 155 acres. Signed - John Clements, Jane (- her mark) Clements. wit - Walter Hanson, wino Dent (CC JPs), Recorded Mav 14, 1778.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 256. May 14, 1778 from John Clements of CC, to Jane Clements, wife of the sd John Clements, for and in consideration that sd Jane Clements has this day made over to Mrs. Clare Slye of CC, widow, 155 acres, part of Caine Purchase, lying on Port Tobacco Cr, which is the right and estate of sd Jane Clements, as the only child of her father, Charles Sanders, late of CC, decd, and for the affection he has for his wife, sd Jane Clements, and for divers other good causes, he makes over to Jane, for and during her natural life, all that tract of land whereon he, sd John Clements and Jane, his wife, now live, called Wickham, and also one other tract adjoining Wickham, ealled-Huckle-Berry Garden, containing, both tracts together, about 141-1/2 acres. And whereas a settlement by a husband on the wife while both are living may occasion some disputes whether such settlement may deprive her of her right to her thirds of her decd husband's estate at the time of his death, it is hereby declared that it is the intent that Jane, if the longer liver, shall have a just right to her full third part of sd John Clement's personal estate. Signed - John Clements. Wit - Walter- Hanson, Jno Dent (CC Justices). Recorded May 23,1778.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 36. Bill of sale, recorded at the request. of John Clements son of Jacob. I, Peter Green of CC, for 5
      shillings, sell to Edward Miles, Thomas Wharton Coomes, John Clements, and Joseph Blanford, the following Negro slaves, to wit, Sarah, Ned, Charity, and Alice. signed Sep 11, 1788 - Peter Green. Wit - Jno Dent*, Sam Hanson Jr. Recorded Mar 3, 1787
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 446. Trust Deed, Feb 26, 1792 from John Clements, son of Jacob, of CC, to Samuel McPherson of CC, for 10 shillings and also for 85 due from sd John Clements to Edward Hamilton of CC by bond dated today, herein conveyed is a tract of land in CC called Wickham, containing about 112 acres, in trust, firstly, to pay sd McPherson all costs in executing this trust, secondly, to pay the afd Hamilton the 85 with legal interest, and thirdly, to pay sd John Clements all such part of sd property as may then remain in the hands of sd McPherson. Sd John Clements hereby appoints sd McPherson his lawful attorney, to dispose of the land at public sale for ready cash, after Jul 1, 1792- Signed - John Clements of Jacob. Wit - Henry Barnes*, Wm Hanson McPherson*, Recorded Jul 9, 1792.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 8. Dec 27, 1792 from John Clements, son of Jacob, and Jane Clements, his wife, of CC, to Richard Bennet Mitchell of CC, for 500 all that tract of land in CC called Wickaham, bounded by Pangiah Manor, a bounded red oak that stands near an Indian path, containing about 112 acres. Also, all that tract of land called Huckleberry Garden, lying in CC, and adjoining the afd tract called Wickaham or Wickham, bounded by the east side of Mattawoman main run near the end of the NW line of William McPherson's land, containing about 31-1/2 acres. Signed - John Clements of Jacob, Jane (+ her mark) Clements. Wit - Jno Dent*, Wm H McPherson*. Jane Clements, wife of sd John Clements, son of Jacob, released her dower. Recorded Dec 29, 1792.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 10. Bill of sale. I, John Clements of CC, for 90 , have sold to Richard Bennet Mitchell of Cc, a Negro man called Jo, a Negro girl called Poll, and a Mulatto girl called Nance. Signed Dec 27, 1792 - John Clents [sic] of Jacob. Wit - Jno Dent*. Recorded Dec 29, 1792.
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      Charles County Land Records 1799-1801; Liber IB-3 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 112.
      At the request of John Clements of Jacob, the following Deed was recorded December 10, 1799
      Indenture made November 21, 1799; Richard Bennet Mitchell in consideration of 500 pounds current money paid by John Clements of Jacob have sold all that part of a tract called "Wickham" or "Wickaham" beginning at the exterior tree of Panqiah Manor and containing 112 acres. Also all the tract of land called "Huckleberry Garden" adjoining "Wickham" and beginning on the east side of Mattawoman main run near William McPherson's land and containing 31-1/2 acres. Signed Richard B. Mitchell in the presence of James Freeman, Joseph Marbury
      November 21, 1799; Elizabeth Mitchell wife of Richard Bennet Mitchell relinquished her right of dower.
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      Charles County Land Records 1799-1801; Liber IB-3 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 114.
      At the request of John Clements of Jacob, the following Deed was recorded December 10, 1799
      Indenture made November 21, 1799; Charles Garner in consideration of 13 pounds current money paid by John Clements of Jacob has sold all that tract of land called "Pleasant Hills", beginning at "Wickham" containing 26 acres. Signed Charles Garner in the presence of James Freeman, Joseph Marbury
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      Charles County Land Records 1799-1801; Liber IB-3 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 116.
      At the request of Henry Marbury, the following Deed was recorded December 10, 1799
      Indenture made November 21, 1799; John Clements of Jacob and Jane Clements his wife in consideration of 2,118 pounds 15 shillings paid by Henry Marbury all those tracts of land called "Wickham", "Huckleberry Garden", and part of "Pleasant Hill" (the last boundary proved by William Clements, Walter Clements Sr. and Charles Garner) containing 282-1/2 acres. Signed John Clements, Jane Clements in the presence of James Freeman, Joseph Marbury
      November 21, 1799; Jane Clements wife of John Clements of Jacob, relinquished her right of dower.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 304-12: CANES PURCHASE: 700 acres; Possession of - 350 Acres - Sanders, Edward: Surveyed the remainder of the above tract 18 Jan 1675 for John Cane at the mouth of Marshy branch called deep branch on the North side Potomac river: Other Tracts Mentioned: GOOSE CREEK; ;
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 303-11: GOOSE CREEK: 1600 acres; Possession of - 900 Acres - Chandler, William: Surveyed 12 Aug 1654 for Job Chandler on the West side of Port Tobacco Creek 900 Acres whereof resurveyed 1 March 1675 for Richard Chandler and called by the name of GOOSE CREEK on the West side Port Tobacco at St. Thomas Creek.: Other Tracts Mentioned: CANES PURCHASE,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 310-61: WICKHAM: 112 acres; Possession of - 112 Acres - Clements, John: Surveyed 14 July 1679 for Robert Middleton at the exterior bound tree of PANGUYA Manor run thence S. by W.: Other Tracts Mentioned: PANGUYA MANOR; WITTEN ENLARGED; ; Conveyance notes - Included in Resurvey of WITTEN ENLARGED escheat, folio 409,, 112 Acres - Jacob Clements from John Clements; 6 Aug 1724,,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Nanjemoy: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 443-456: HUCKLEBERRY GARDEN: 317 acres; Possession of - 317 Acres - Clements, Joseph: Surveyed 9 Sept 1743 for Jacob Clements adjoining to a tract of land called THE HUCKLEBERRY GARDEN, beginning at a bounded white oak standing on the East side of Mattawoman Run. Pat 8 Nov 1743: {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},

      PORT TOBACCO, EAST HUNDRED, TAKEN BY PETER GRIFFITH, CONSTABLE
      CENSUS OF 1775-1778
      Clements, William
      Clements, Edward
      Clements, William, Sr
      Clements, Edward, Son of Wm.
      Clements, George
      Clements, John