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

James Gibbs

Male 1709 - 1763  (53 years)


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  • Name James Gibbs 
    Born 23 Feb 1708/09  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Feb 1763  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I013833  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 

    Father James Gibbs,   b. Abt 1685,   d. 19 Jun 1725, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Mother Mary Lewin,   b. Abt 1688, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1722, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married Abt 1705  St John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F09057  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Fenley,   b. 17 Oct 1715, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married Abt 1737  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Gibbs,   b. 17 Oct 1737, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth Gibbs,   b. 2 Apr 1740, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1788, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years)
     3. Charles Gibbs,   b. 10 Jul 1742, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1787, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     4. Mary Gibbs,   b. 16 Mar 1743/44, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years)
     5. Virlinda Gibbs,   b. 2 Aug 1747, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1810, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 64 years)
     6. James Lewin Gibbs,   b. 9 Apr 1750, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1823, Cameron Parish, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     7. John Harris Gibbs,   b. 23 Jun 1753, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1814, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     8. Anne Fenley Gibbs,   b. 1757, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1831, Clark County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 
    Family ID F06320  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      GIBBS, JAMES, Prince George's Co. == == ====; 6 Feb. 1763
      To wife Anne Gibbs, slaves.
      To son William Gibbs, 156 A. called "Philips Folley" furniture and slaves, excepted with his other bros. and sisters,
      To son Charles Gibbs and hrs., that pt, of tract called "Stoney Hill", 160 A.
      lf either of my sons Wm. or Charles Gibbs, die without issue, lands to him shall descend to sons James Levin (Lewin) Gibbs and John Harris Gibbs, equally.
      To dau. Elizabeth Williams, slaves to be right of her dau. Anne Brown Williams,
      To daus. Mary Mudd, Violender Gibbs and Anne Gibbs,, slaves; If either of sd. daus. die without Issue, then their pt. to be divided between 2 youngest sons James Lewin Gibbs and John Harris Gibbs.
      Wit: John, Thomas and Philip Webster.
      Anne Gibbs, widow, made her election and declared she would not take that pt. of estate that her dec'd. husband had given her, but desired to take what the law allowed. 32.78
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      James Gibbs 87.131 PG 235.16.5 May 24 1764 Apr 10 1765
      Appraisers: William Norton, Henry Lpwe, Jr.
      Creditors: Enoch Magruder, Robert Wade, 3rd for James Marshall.
      Next of kin: William Gibbs, Charles Gibbs.
      Executrix: Anne Gibbs.
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      James Gibbs 4.102 D PG 276.5.11 May 28 1765
      See Folio 103. This entry is crossed out.
      Sureties: William Bayne, Charles Fenby.
      Distribution to: Representatives unknown to this Office.
      Administratrix: Anne Gibbs.
      ===
      James Gibbs 4.103 D PG 276.5.11 May 28 1765
      Sureties: William Bayne, Charles Fenby.
      Distribution to: Representatives unknown to this Office.
      Administratrix: Anne Gibbs.
      ===
      Prince George's Land Record Book BB 1 - Page 130.
      Bill of Sale, recorded at the request of James Gibbs. (A.S. note: James Gibbs was married to Anne Fenley) I, Thomas Middleton Sr of Piscataway in PG, for 16 sterling and 3000 lbs tobacco, have sold to James Gibbs of PG, in open market, 1 Negro woman named Judith. Signed May 5, 1744 - Thos (T his mark) Middleton Sr. Wit - John Sutton, Geo: Hardey ye 3rd, Jno Hawkins Jr*.
      Recorded May 17, 1744.
      Loudoun Co. Va., Deed Bk. D, p314,
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      Elizabeth Taylor, born say 1690, confessed in Prince George's County court on 27 August 1711 that she had an illegitimate child by Mr. Thomas Wainwright's "Negro George." In November that year the court bound her five-month-old "Mallatto" daughter Sarah to James Gibbs until the age of thirty-one. On 22 June 1714 and 6 March 1716/7 she confessed to having "Mallotto" children, and the court sold her and her children to William Marshall, she for a total of fourteen years and her children until the age of thirty-one [Court Record 1710-5, 80, 126, 611; 1715-20, 181, 185].
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 22
      Enrolled at request of William Webster 30 Jun 1726:
      1726; William Webster, guardian to the orphan James Gibbs, regarding his land called Phillip's Folly; /s/ Jos. Hatton, Thom. Middleton; wit. Fr. Carberry
      ===
      20) 11 Dec 1751 - Prince George's County
      John DUNN & Mary his wife, Exrx of James ADAMS
      Sureties - William WEBSTER & James GIBBS
      Time Prayed
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 353.
      I, Joseph Punnitt (Ponnett) of PG, merchant, for divers good causes, give to Henry Humfrey of PG, cordwainer, part of a tract of land called RADFORDS CHANCE, lying in PG, bounded by a black oak sapling near the head of the Tobacco House Branch, the outside line of Phillip Tenaly's land, the lines of James Gibbs land joining to the tract afd, sd Henry Humfrey's land, containing about 100 acres. Signed Jul 18, 1741 - Joseph Punnitt. Wit - Tho Owen*, Jno Hawkins Jr*. Recorded Aug 1, 1741.
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      Note:
      The estate of James Gibbs was appraised by William Norton and Henry Lowe, Jr. May 24, 1764.The Creditors were Enoch Magruder and Robert Wade, 3rd, for James Marshall. The next of kinwere William Gibbs and Charles Gibbs.The estate of James Gibbs was distributed in Prince George's Co, MD, May 28, 1765, with William Bayne and Charles Fenley providing sureties. The administratrix was Anne Gibbs.
      ===
      Provincial Court Land Records, 1765-1770
      Volume 725, Page 320

      This Indenture made this twenty fourth Day of October ion the
      Year seventeen hundred and sixty seven Between Charles Gibbs Ship
      Carpenter son and devisee of James Gibbs late of Prince County deceased
      of the one part and William Gibbs (brother of the said Charles Gibbs of Prince
      Georges County planter of the other part Whereas for the docking barring and
      extinguishing all Estates Tail and Reversions or Remainders thereupon expectant
      or depending of and in the Lands and Appurtenances herein after mentioned
      the said William Gibbs as Demandant did heretofore (at the request Cost and
      charges of the aforesaid Charles Gibbs) prosecute and sue forth out of his Lordships
      High Court of Chancery his said Lordships Writ of Entry sur Disseisin en le
      post against him the said Charles Gibbs returnable and returned to the Provincial
      Court at Annapolis the third Tuesday of October instant whereby the said William
      Gibbs did Demand against him the said Charles Gibbs All that Tract or parcel
      of plantable Land called Stoney Hill lying in Prince Georges County aforesaid
      and containing three hundred and twenty one Acres of Land with the appurtenances
      To which said writ the said Charles Gibbs did appear in his proper person and
      vouch to Warranty thereof the common vouchee of the same Court and such further
      and other proceedings were thereupon had that the said William Gibbs did by
      Judgment of the same Court recover his seisin against the said Charles Gibbs
      of and in the Demanded premisses and the said Charles Gibbs did recover over in
      value against the Common vouchee whereby a common Recovery of the aforesaid
      premisses hath been had and sufferd Now this Indenture witnesseth that
      for the settling and declaring the intent and use of the said Recovery and for and
      in Consideration of one hundred and twenty Pounds Current Money by him the said
      William Gibbs to the aforesaid Charles Gibbs in hand ^paid^ the receipt whereof is hereby
      acknowledged It is hereby covenanted granted agreed and declared by and between
      the said parties to these presents that the said common Recovery so as aforesaid
      or in any other manner had and suffered and the execution thereof from and
      immediately after the suffering the same or any other Recovery or Recoveries of the
      said mentioned premisses or any part thereof was meant and intended to be and
      enure and it is hereby declared to be and enure and that the Recoveror therein named
      and his Heirs should and shall stand and be seised of and in the Recovered premisses
      and every part and parcel thereof to and for the only proper use and behoof of the
      said William Gibbs his heirs and Assigns forever and to or for no other use intent
      or purpose whatsoever In Witness whereof the parties to these presents
      have hereunto interchangeably set their Hands and affixed their seals the Day
      and Year first above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered Charles Gibbs (seal)
      in the presence of us
      William Cooke Isaac Finley William Gibbs (seal)

      On the Back of the aforegoing Deed was thus endorsed to wit

      Received on the Day and Year first within written of and from the within named
      William Gibbs the sum of one hundred and twenty pounds Current Money being
      the Consideration Money within mentioned to be by him paid to me
      Received by me Charles Gibbs
      Witness William Cooke Isaac Finly

      On the twenty fourth Day of October 1767 Came before me the Subscriber
      one of his Lordships Provincial Justices the within named William Gibbs and
      Charles Gibbs and severally acknowledged the within Deed to be their respective Act
      and Deed to and for the uses intents and purposes within mentioned and the Land
      and premisses therein mentioned to be the right and Estate of the within named
      William Gibbs his Heirs and Assigns for Ever according to the true intent and
      meaning of the same Deed and the Act of Assembly in such Case made and provided
      Geo Steuart
      Recorded the 24.th Day of October 1767

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