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

Peter Scamper

Male Bef 1677 - 1716  (> 39 years)

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  • Name Peter Scamper 
    Born Bef 1677 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Mar 1715/16  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I015492  Tree1
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 

    Family Jane MNU Scamper,   d. 15 Mar 1715/16, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 
    Family ID F10044  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Scamper (Scamport), (Scampord), Peter, Prince George's County, 27th Feb., 1715; 15th Mch., 1715/6,
      To Edward Liston {Riston} and Jno. Wheeler., personalty.
      To wife Jane extx., residue of estate, real and personal; dwelling plantation to Pass to Eliza: Henly and hrs., at decease of wife.
      Test: Sam'll Bresshier, Edward Holmes, Jno. Mills, Jno. Mawdesley, 14.102.
      Peter Scamper 36C.184 I PG 114.19.10 Apr 17 1716 Apr 17 1716
      Appraisers: Archiball Edmondson (also Archibald Edmonson), Samuel Bresshier (also Samuel Breshear).
      Creditors: Ralph Crabb, Richard Pile.
      Peter Scamper 37A.121 A PG 114.19.10 28.3.2 Apr 22 1716
      Received from: John Mills, Mr. Clegatt.
      Payments to: Arnold Livers, John Bell, Abigall Pent, John Mills.
      Executor: Edward Reston (executor of Jane Scamper (executrix of deceased)).
      Peter Scamper 37A.125 A PG 114.19.10 44.18.7 Jun 27 1716
      Payments to: William Shillingsworth, Ralph Crabb, Mrs. Elisabeth Gerrard, Marsham Warring, Dr. Pile, accountant Jane Scamper.
      Executor: Edward Reston (executor of Jane Scamper (executrix of deceased)).
      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Indenture, 2 November 1697
      From: RICH'D EDWARDS of P. G. County, planter, and HANNAH his wife.
      To: PETER SCAMPER of P. G. County, planter
      Price: 50 pounds sterling
      Property: 150 acres out of a 290 acre tract called "Mount Pleasant" and another 50 acre tract called "Good Luck," both on the west side of Patuxent River at Fendalls Fresh. The 290 acre "Mount Pleasant" was originally patented to THOM'S LETCHWORTH, 26 April 1658, and bounded on land formerly taken up by JAMES BERRY, and on FENDALL'S land. It was conveyed by him to JNO. POTTS who bequeathed it to his wife HANNAH. The widow, HANNAH, married the above RICHARD EDWARDS. They conveyed 100 acres of the tract to JOHN TATE, 16 September 1691. The 100 acres bounded on land laid out for the above JOHN POTT called "Mount Pleasant," and on the Patuxent River. The deed was recorded in Calvert Co. They also conveyed 40 acres of the 290 acre tract to TORN MILLS by deed dated 17 September 1695, and recorded in P. G. Co. The 40 acre tract bounded on FENDALL'S land called "Fendalls Spring," now in the possession of THOMAS WILLSON, on land of JOHN TATE. The 50 acre "Good Luck" was part of a tract called "Cold Spring Manner" and was purchased by RICHARD EDWARDS, 17 September 1695, from FRANCIS COLLYER of Calvert County, now of P. G. County, gent.
      Wit.: ROB'T TYLER, THOM'S GREENFIELD, JNO. JOYCE Ackn'd: RICH'D EDWARDS and HANNAH his wife, 2 November 1697.
      Recorded: 28 August 1698, Vol. A, p. 133
      Prince George's Land Records 1710-1717 - Liber F -folio 229 o 18 Sep 1712
      Gentlemen, The reason I did not send my opinion concerning the dispute between Thomas Wilson and Peter Scamper was because he the said Scamper at our last court and he told me he had on Evidence one John Taylor that was at the bounding and running out of Thomas Wilson's land therefore desired me to defer giving my opinion as yet and I promised him I would defer it until the middle of this month the white I have complyed with no other Evidence appearing than John Mills who was at the marked tree in dispute between the said Wilson and Scamper with Mr. Hill and myself who declared that the said Wilson did tell the said Mills that tree was marked for a memorandum near where the said Wilson did begin but it was not at the course therefore no evidence appearing to prove the place where the surveyor did actually being to make the said Wilson survey other than what the said Wilson conveyance makes mention it is my opinion that the said Wilson ought to begin his survey in the line of the Tract of land called Cool Spring Manor Peter Scamper second course intersects the said line and bound in the line of the said Manor and by the said Scamper's land for his survey this being what offers at present from Gentlemen
      Your Humble Senr' Robt. Tyler
      WHEREAS Robert Tyler was chosen by the Wilson and Scamper and they are bound by oath to agree with his opinion; Clem'. Hill and Arch. Edmonstone
      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 527
      Enrolled at request of Charles Calvert, Esq. 10 Jan 1729: Indenture, 9 Jan 1729; Between Thomas Boulger of Charles Co., planter, and Elizabeth his wife, of one part, and Charles Calvert of the City of Annapolis, Esq.; for 43; a parcel of 150 acres which Peter Scamper in his lifetime in 1697 purchased from Richard Edwards, dec'd, being part of a 290 acre tract formerly granted Thomas Letchworth; also 50 acres called Good Luck (part of Cold Spring Manor) which Peter Scamper purchased from Richard Edward's who purchased it from Francis Collier in 1692; /s/ Thomas Boulger (mark), Elizabeth Boulger (mark); wit. Philip Lee, A. Contee; ack. by Thomas Boulger and Elizabeth his wife

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