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

Bridget MNU Sheale

Female Bef 1642 - 1679  (> 37 years)


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  • Name Bridget MNU Sheale 
    Born Bef 1642 
    Gender Female 
    Died Mar 1678/79  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I015008  Tree1
    Last Modified 16 May 2019 

    Family 1 Robert Sheale,   b. Bef 1638,   d. 5 Mar 1662/63, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 25 years) 
    Married Bef 10 Nov 1658  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 16 May 2019 
    Family ID F09755  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Gregory Rowse,   b. Bef 1639,   d. 18 Nov 1679, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years) 
    Married Abt 1663  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 16 May 2019 
    Family ID F09756  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Chancery Court Proceedings, 1679
      http://aomol.net/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/000001/000051/html/am5 1--274.html

      That one William Stiles of S.t Maries County deced being in his
      life time Seized in his demeanse as of ffee of a Certain Tract of
      Land and Plantation Seated on Brittons Bay in New town hundred
      in the Said County which he held by assignm.t from Rich. Nevitt
      of the Same County who held the Same by Patent from the R.t
      Hon.ble the Lord Proprietary bearing date the Twentieth day of
      October 1653 he the Said William Stiles did by writeing under his
      hand and Seale Recorded in S.t Marys County Court bearing date
      the tenth day of November 1658 Sell and make Over unto Robert
      Sheale of the hundred afores.d fifty acres of Land be it more or
      Less being part of the Said plantation or Tract of Land of one
      hundred acres Whereon the Said William Stiles did then live And
      1P. 224 being divided by the aforesaid parties as followeth Viz.t Beginning 0 .272) at a marked white oake Standing near the Dividing line betwixt the Land of mr Hammond and the aforesaid Stiles & Running west north west to Brittons bay to a marked Red oake Standing near the Bank of the Said Bay and Lying north west upon the Said Bay & then Beginning at a marked Caedar upon the Banck of the afores.d Bay and from the Caedar to a marked Red oake Standing upon the East north East Side of a Little marsh Giveing all the marsh to the above menconed Sheale and then running from the Said Oake by the marsh East South East to another marked oake near the parallel
      line betwixt the S.d Hammond & Stiles all which land he the S.d
      W.m Stiles did Sell and make Over unto Robert Sheale and his
      heirs for Ever and did warrant the Same from all Just Claims in
      Law ag.t any person or persons whatsoever he the Said William
      (fol. 273) Stiles haveing received a Valuable Consideration therefore as by the Said patent and writeing to us now produced may more fully appear by virtue of w.ch writeing the Said Robert Sheale Entered into and became Seized and possessed of the Said fifty acres of Land and
      being So Seized and possessed he the Said Robert Sheale upon the 5.th day of march 1662 dyed Leaveing Bridgett Sheale his widdow in
      possession thereof And the Said Juro.rs do upon their Oaths Say
      that the one hundred acres of Land is held of the manno.r of West
      S.t Marys under the yearly rent of two Shillings Sterling or one
      Bushell of Good Corn payable at Xtmas and that the Said fifty
      acres of Land is worth by the year if the Same were to be let out
      now according to the Improved value over and above the Lords
      Rent five Bushells of Indian Corn p Annum And that Since the
      Death of the Said Robert Sheale the Said Bridgett Sheale his Relict
      held and Enjoyed the Same till Such time as She married to one
      Gregory Rowse and there the Said Gregory and Bridgett in Right
      of the sd Bridgett did hold the Same till the Death of the Said
      Bridgett which was about march last past And that the Said Gregory
      Rowse is now in possession thereof and the Lords Rent for the
      whole one hund.d hundred acres of Land hath been duely paid and
      discharged by James Pattison the assignee and present possessor of
      the other fifty acres of Land and the Jury afores.d do upon their Oaths
      further Say That the Said Robert Sheale dyed without any issue of
      his Body Lawfully begotten and left no heir at Law to him the Said
      Robert to Inherit in the Land afores.d nor made any Disposition
      thereof to any pson whatsoever in his life time to the knowledge
      of the Jurors af.' But by what Right or Title the s.d Bridgett dureing
      her widowhood or the Said Gregory & Bridgett Since their Inter
      marriage held the Same or the sd Gregory now holds the Same the
      Jurors aforesaid are wholly Ignorant
      - John Manley
      Commission
      Robert Carvile
      Stephen Murty sealed John Noblesealed
      Stephen Gough sealed John Baylysealed
      Abram Taylor sealed Rich.d Birkheadsealed
      John Brown Tho Nottingham sealed
      W.m Shercliffe sealed Tho Salmonsealed
      Ja.s Pattison sealed Dan. Hammond sealed

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