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

James Truman

Male 1742 - 1789  (47 years)


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  • Name James Truman 
    Born 1742  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Dec 1789  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried "Dents Level" Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I017892  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 

    Father Henry Truman,   b. 1712, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1756, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Anne Magruder,   b. 1712, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1760, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married Abt 1732  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02182  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Gordon,   b. Bef 1744,   d. 7 Apr 1807, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 63 years) 
    Children 
     1. Anne Magruder Truman,   b. Abt 1760, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1814, Columbia County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F01442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Dents Level Cemetery
      Pomonkey, Charles County, Maryland
      Bumpy Oaks Road, Pomonkey MD
      Contributed by Anne Braun
      Trueman, James, d. Dec 22, 1789, age: 47 years, s/w Elizabeth
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      TRUMAN, HENRY., Prince George's Co. 30 Sept 1755 23 Mar, 1756
      Wife: Ann.
      Children: Thomas, James, Henry, Alexander, Edward.
      "Brittington," 111 a., purchased of Edw. Boteler, In Prince George's Co.; Thomas Hawkins in Frederick Co.; Thomas Dawson, "Dawson's Purchase," In Frederick Co.; Buttington" of Henry Boteler, Sr., "Thomas and Anthony's Chance."
      Mentions: Blue Ridge Mountain.
      Wit: Fielder Gantt, Jno. Stone Hawkins, Jas. Suthern Briscoe. MCW 30, 6
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      MAGRUDER, ALEXANDER, Prince George's Co. 4 Feb, 1739/40 20 May, 1746
      To wife SUSANNAH MAGRUDER, the plantation I now dwell upon,
      To dau. ELIZABETH WHITEAKER, 1 slave.
      To ROBERT WHITKER and wife ELIZABETH, the southernmost half of a lott of land.
      To dau, SARAH BUTLER, 1 slave.
      To son HEZEKIAH MAGRUDER, 180 A. pt. of "Jordan," 80A. "Quicksale" formerly belonging to William Collins.
      To son ALEXANDER MAGRUDER, remaining pt. of my land, and after decease of my wife, the plantation that I now live on to him and hrs. that is divided bet. my bro. NATHANIEL MAGRUDER, late dec'd.
      Mentions bro. Nathaniel Magruder and his 2 sons George and Alexander Magruder to equally divided bet. the 2 sons.
      To my son ALEXANDER,, my surveying instruments,
      The name of his 2 daus. were Priscilla and Anne Magruder.
      Appoint my loving wife Susannah Magruder, extx.
      Wit: Samuel Taylor, James Truman. 24.37
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1806-1808; Liber IB-7 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 146.
      At the request of John Moran the following Power of Attorney was recorded August 18, 1806
      State of Georgia - we Elizabeth Gordon Truman widow of James Truman late of Prince George's County, Maryland deceased, and Magruder Dent daughter of the said James Truman and George Dent in his own and in the right of his wife the said Ann Magruder Dent all of the County of Columbia and state of Georgia have appointed Capt. James Somerville of Prince George's County, Maryland our true and lawful attorney to sell and convey in fee simple to John Moran of Prince George's County, Maryland the northern moiety or half part of a tract of land called "Buttenton" containing 243 acres situated part in Prince Georges County, Maryland in part in CC and adjoining lands of Joshua Naylor. Which said moiety was resurveyed by Henry Truman on January 27, 1736. In testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals this December 17 1805, Elizabeth G. Truman, Ann G. Dent, G. Dent in the presence of Thomas M. Dent (power of attorney), William Mcgar (witness), John Beall (JP) and acknowledged before John Beall, Justice of the Peace
      Columbia County, Georgia clerk's office recorded in Book N folio 110 and 111. Examine the 2nd day of January 1806, W. F. Ware for Peter Crawford clerk for the Superior Court of Columbia County, Georgia and certified by John Foster judge of the inferior court of Columbia County, Georgia this 4th day of January 1806
      Indenture made April 10, 1806; between Capt. James Sumrall of Prince George's County, Maryland of the one part and John Moran of the other part. Whereas Elizabeth Gordon Truman widow of James Truman late of Prince George's County, Maryland deceased, and Magruder Dent daughter of the said James Truman and George Dent in his own and in the right of his wife the said Ann Magruder Dent all of the County of Columbia and state of Georgia did by their joint power of attorney duly executed appoint Capt. James Somerville thereto and lawful attorney on their behalf to convey in fee simple to John Moran the northern moiety of a tract of land called "Buttenton". Now this indenture witnesseth that James Somerville in consideration of $1250 paid by John Moran and by virtue of his power of attorney has sold unto John Moran the aforesaid tract of land. Signed James Somerville in the presence of Henry Warren, John Smith Brookes and acknowledged before John M. Gantt, Chief Justice of the 1st Judicial District of the State of Maryland

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