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

Joseph Manning

Male 1753 - 1790  (~ 37 years)


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  • Name Joseph Manning 
    Born Feb 1753  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Oct 1790  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I014246  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 

    Father Richard Manning,   b. Between 1717 and 1718, Port Tobacco, West Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1754, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Mother Anne MNU Timms,   d. Abt 1762, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1752  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F06018  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Elgin,   b. Abt 1753, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1789, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1780  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Manning,   b. Abt 1781, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Anne Elgin Manning,   b. Abt 1781, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elizabeth Elgin Manning,   b. Abt 1785, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F09334  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Deborah Timms,   d. Aft 1790, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1790  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F09335  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AI-10, 1788-1791; Page 515.
      Joseph Manning's Will.
      I, Joseph Manning of CC, am of sound & disposing mind & judgment. Firstly, I want my just debts & funeral charges paid.
      To my son Richard Manning - a tract of land called Brantry, containing about 200 acres, together with all the improvements thereon, reserving to my wife Deborah
      Manning the use of the profit of sd tract of land, during her life or widowhood. But if she marries or dies, then sd land to go to my son Richard as afd.
      To my wife Deborah Manning - a mare & colt, 2 cows & calves, 1 bed & furniture, & the rest of my household furniture, excepting the residue of my bed & furniture & 1 walnut table & a box with a top & drawer to it.
      To my 3 children, Ann Elgin Manning, Richard Manning, & Elizabeth Elgin Manning - a Negro woman called Hannah, a Negro boy called Duke, a Negro girl called Jane, & a Negro girl called Deley, & their increase, and the rest of my personal estate, to be divided equally among them as they come of age.
      To my wife Deborah Manning - all my right to her part of her father's & mother's estates, so that my children may not have any claim thereto.
      I appoint William Elgin Sr & his son Joseph Elgin guardians to my afd children.
      Executrix: my wife.
      Signed Jul 27, 1790 - Jos. Manning. Wit - Zachh McDonald, Geo. Manning, Francis Manning.
      Probated on Oct 18, 1790 by the executrix and by the oaths of witnesses Zachariah McDonald & Francis manning.
      Deborah Manning, the appointed executrix, refused to act as executrix. Signed Dec 20, 1790 - Deborah Manning.
      I hereby certify that I am willing to give up all my right to the administration of my brother, Joseph Manning's estate, to Joseph Elgin.
      Signed Nov 7, 1790 - Richard Timms.
      Wit - Geo, Manning.
      On Dec 20, 1790, Letters of Administration were granted to Joseph Elgin; his securities were William Elgin Sr & Samuel Woodward.
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      Charles County, Maryland, Inventories,1791-1797; Page 2. Joseph Manning - Inventory. Late of CC, decd.
      Negro woman Hannah, age 29, Negro boy Dick, age 8, Negro girl Jane, age 5.
      Total amount; 267.10.5.
      Signed - Wm McConchie, Zach'h McDonald.
      Creditors: Humphrey Barnes, Matthew Blair.
      Kindred: Richard Timms, Geo: Manning.
      Administrator: Joseph Elgin.
      Certified by John Muschett. Registrar of Wills,
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      Son
      Feb 1753 [Chas Co]: Joseph Manning born (3 yrs old Feb next in Oct 1755 account; see below)]
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 511. Instrument of Writing_
      1764. Joseph Manning, guardian to Joseph Manning, son of Richard Manning, to Joseph Timms.
      To sundry goods delivered to Joseph Manning for the use of sd orphans.
      Orphans appraised by Richard Barnes and John Chapman at the request of myself and Joseph Manning, sd guardian, viz, 2 cows, 2 yearlings, 1 bed & furniture, 1 oval table, 12 pewter plates and dishes, 1 case and bottles, 1 cow and calf, 2 heifers. Total: 29 4 shillings 3 pence.
      CC, Jan 16, 1769. Came Richard Barnes and made oath that he was desired by Joseph Timms and Joseph Manning, with John Chapman, to appraise the above goods and chattels, and understood by both parties they were to be delivered to Joseph Manning for the use of his ward, Joseph Manning, as part of his father, Richard Manning's, estate, then in the hands of sd Joseph Timms, but did not see them delivered, nor can call to mind the articles were appraised, but very well remembers that they amounted to 29 4 shillings and 3 pence. At the same time came John Manning and made oath that he believes the above appraisement was made in 1764, that he said many of the above articles [were] delivered by Joseph Timms to, Joseph Manning for the use of sd Joseph Manning, and that he very well remembers that he afterwards saw all of the above mentioned articles in the possession of Joseph Manning, the guardian. Sworn before - Walter Hanson*.
      1765. To the above appraisement, $24 delivered Joseph Manning, the guardian, for the above , amounting in current money to 9 ; 2 hhds of tobacco delivered to Joseph Manning, viz, Nanjemoy, 1155 [lbs], 1106, 10, for a total of 2351 lbs; at 15/ currency in 1765; .. barrels of Indian corn total: 60 15 shillings 1 pence.
      CC, Jan 16, 1769. John Manning further made oath that he Shaw [saw] Joseph Tims deliver (to] Joseph Manning, the guardian afd, $24 and that he heard Joseph Manning .. received from Joseph Tims 2 heavy hhds of tobacco, 7 barrels of Indian corn, and 2 hogs, that he does not remember the exact time Joseph Manning acknowledged the receipt of the corn and pork, but believes the money & tobacco above mentioned, but believes it was in 1765, and he remembers the whole was for the use of Joseph Manning, son of Richard. Sworn before - Walter Hanson*.
      1767. Joseph Manning, guardian to Joseph Manning.. To sundry articles, 3 barrels of Indian corn delivered by Robt Tims. Total: 60 15 shillings 1 pence.
      CC, on Jan 16, 1769 came Robert Tims and made oath that he delivered 3 barrels of Indian corn to Joseph Manning, as guardian to Joseph Manning, by order of Joseph Tims, and that he heard Joseph Tims say that he intended the corn for payment of Joseph Manning's estate then in his hands, and that he well remembers that he delivered the corn in 1767. Sworn before - Walter Hanson*. Final total to the orphan before any payment made: 83 2 shillings. Recorded Jan 16, 1769 at the request of Joseph Tims.
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 264.
      Proceedings of the Orphan Court. Dec 8, 1778
      Richard Timms, an orphan, 16 years old next February 14, came into court and made choice of Joseph Manning as his guardian, ordered that his estate be delivered into the hands of sd guardian, he giving bond and security.
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 298.
      Richard Timms' Guardian's Bond. Feb 17, 1779.
      We Joseph Manning, Peter Phernandis, and Zachariah McDonald of CC, give bond to Richard Timms in the sum of 500 this Feb 17, 1779. Sd Richard Timmes, who is son and representative of Joseph Timmes, late of CC, deceased, in Orphan Court made choice of sd Joseph Manning as his guardian. If sd Joseph Manning pays and delivers to sd Richard Timmes, when required, all such goods, chattels, money, or tobacco which shall appear by the records of Prerogative court to be his, sd Richard Timms' share of his father's estate, and which shall come to the hands of sd Joseph Manning, guardian, then the above bond to be void. Signed - Joseph Manning, Peter Phernandis, Zach'h McDonald. Wit - Jno (4- his mark) Evans, Walter Hanson.