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

John Shekell

Male 1704 - Aft 1790  (> 87 years)


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  • Name John Shekell 
    Born 11 Jan 1703/04  St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1790  James and Mary, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I021266  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2019 

    Family ID F43425  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne Owen,   b. Abt 1746, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F13012  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Frances Birckhead,   b. 3 Apr 1716, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1783, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 66 years) 
    Married Bef 1735  St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Abraham Shekell,   b. 15 Nov 1735, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 56 years)
     2. Rebecca Shekell,   b. 21 Sep 1737, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Richard Shekell,   b. 5 Nov 1742, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years)
     4. Mary Shekell,   b. 25 Aug 1745, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Rebecca Shekell,   b. 7 Feb 1753, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1824, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F44349  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      John Stewart 21.156 A AA 153.5.1 141.7.10 Apr 1 1745
      Payments to: Mr. William Peale, Thomas Esdele, John Watkins, Thomas Norris per Richard Gist, John Moale, Thomas Norris, Elisabeth Adams, Joseph Cowman, George Walker, John Shekels, Thomas Hewitt, William Wooten, Hannah Bankston, Richard Francis, Esq., Nicholas Maccubbins, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Richard Snowden (administrator of John Welsh), D. Dulany, Esq.
      Executrix: Sarah Stewart (Quaker).
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      Nathan Selby 23.221 A 61.9.5 May 12 1747
      of Prince George's County.
      Received from: Patrick Creagh, Jere. Berry, John Urine, Sr., John Sheckell, Daniel Page, James Harvey, John Levett, Benjamin Brooke, Edward Craggett, Mark Webb.
      Payments to: Capt. Philip Allingam, James Russell, Elisabeth Pile, John Selby, John Pybus, Thomas King, Benjamin Allen, Roger Moodie, John Booker, John Brown, Thomas Selby (brother, his share of estate of his father William Selby), Suzanna Selby (sister, her share of estate of her father William Selby) paid to aforesaid Thomas Selby guardian of said Susanna, Daniel Dulaney Esq. paid to Mr. William Thornton.
      Administrator: Charles Drury of Anne Arundel County).
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      Joseph Gassaway 36.426 A AA 1521.4.3 72.18.1 Oct 30 1754
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of 15.7.6. The amount of the accounts also included 206.8.10 in sterling.
      Received from: Mr. Silvanus Grove (merchant in London), Mr. John Hanbury & Co. (merchants in London), Mr. John Hunt (merchant in London), Osborn Sprigg & Joseph Belt & Thomas Sprigg, Nicholas Watkins, Sr. & Nicholas Watkins, Jr., William Cole, George Simmonds (of Baltimore County) & Abraham Simmonds (of Anne Arundel County), Joseph Ward, John Cheney, James Weems, Benjamin Lane, Benjamin Ward, Samuel Thomas, John Glover, Mary Plummer, Mary Thomas, Samuel Gallaway, William Moxley, John Dowell, Richard Franklin, Benjamin Carr, John Shackles, Samuel Ford, James Stevens, Samuel Harris, Richard Richardson, Nicholas Norman, Benjamin Huett.
      Received from (as bills of exchange on Mr. Silvanus Grove): Samuel Foard, Richard Everist, Elisabeth Maccaly, John Shekill, George Neal, John Cheney, Richard Shekell, Richard Franklin, William Hollyday, Samuel Ward, Mary Watkins, Samuel Purnell, Benoni Holyday, Richard Purnell, Charles Connant, Nicholas Norman, Sarah Lane, Philip Hopkins, Thomas Maccaly, Gerrard Hopkins, Philip Grover, John Scrivener, John Galwish, Thomas Medcalf, Nicholas Watkins, William Holliday, Elisabeth West, James Diall, Abraham Simmons, Benoni Holliday, John Shekell, Thomas Norris, Elisabeth Maccaly, George Neal, Richard Harwood, Richard Purnell, Isaac Jones, Samuel Purnell, Thomas Harwood, Thomas Maccaly.
      Received from (as bills of exchange from John Hanbury): Joseph Belt, Benjamin Owins, Nat. Fripps, John Talbot, Thomas Medcalf.
      Received from (as bills of exchange from J. Buchanan): Richard Harwood.
      Received from (as bills of exchange from William Perkins): Benjamin Carr, Hy. Cambdin, Ed. Macdaniell, John Conner, Zachy Maccubbin, Edward Daniel, John Galwith, Joseph Beard, Thomas Diggs, Benjamin Ricketts.
      Received from (as bills of exchange from Torver & Co.): Francis Linchicum, Kensey Johns.
      Received from (as bills of exchange from John Philpot): Brian Philpot.
      Received from (as bills of exchange from William Hunt): M. Macnemara.
      Payments to: Dr. Alexander Hamilton, John Sanders, Lord Baltimore paid by Samuel Galloway paid to Ignatius Diggs, George Chocke, Jos. Waters, Dr. George Steuart, Rebecca Lofflin, Edmond Jennings, Esq.paid to William Thornton, Dr. John Hamilton, William Tillard & James Diall, Maj. Nathan Hammond paid by Samuel Gallaway, Mr. Silvanus Grove (merchant in London).
      List of debts: George Chocke.
      Executrix: (Quaker), now wife of Philip Thomas (Quaker).
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      Hambury Jones 70.372 AA 1l3.9.8 Nov 8 1760 Nov 13 1760
      Appraisers: G. Watkins, John Shekell.
      Creditors: Kensey Johns, Henry Darnall, P. Mannor.
      Next of kin: William Jones, Zechariah
      Administratrix: Mary Jones.
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      Mr. John Galwith, Sr. 83.130 AA 122.5.3 Nov 3 1763 Jan 3 1764
      Appraisers: John Iiams, John Shekell.
      Next of kin: Absolom Beddo, Jonas Galwith.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Elisabeth Galwith.
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      1790 Census Index Montgomery County, MD
      91 61 Shekles Richard pg00091
      90 249 Shekles John pg00089

      90 279 Shekles John pg00089
      90 280 Shekles Abraham pg00089
      90 281 Shekles Richard pg00089
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      Montgomery County Land Records, 1777-1781; Liber A1, Page 115. Sep 26, 1777 from Richard Shekels of Prince George's County, planter, to John Shekels of M, planter, for 246 6, a tract of land called Hamburgh, lying in M, bounded by a tract of land called Snowdens Milk Land, containing and laid out for 3.75 acres. Signed - Rich Shekell. Wit - Chrisr Lowndes, Rd Henderson. Mary, the wife of the sd Richard Shekels, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. John Read Magruder, Clk of Prince George's County Court, certified that sd Christopher Lowndes and Richard Henderson, Gentlemen, were and are JPs for Prince George's County. Recorded Mar 13, 1778.
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      Montgomery County Land Records, 1777-1781; Liber A1, Page 117. Sep 26, 1777 from Richard Shekells of Prince George's County, planter, to John Shekells, planter of M, for 135 6, part of a tract of land purchased by Absolom Beddo and the sd Richard Shekells of Daniel Stephenson, as will more clearly appear by the sd Daniel Stephenson's deed to the sd Absolom Beddo and Richard Shekells dated Aug 23, 1770, and the deed of partition of the sd Absolom Beddo and Richard Shekells dated Sep 5, 1772, lying in M, bounded by the 11th line of the whole Resurvey, containing and laid out for about 135 acres. Signed - Rich Shekell. Wit - Chrisr Lowndes, Rd Henderson. Mary, the wife of the sd Richard Shekels, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. John Read Magruder, Clk of Prince George's County Court, certified that sd Christopher Lowndes and Richard Henderson, Gentlemen, were and are JPs for Prince George's County. Recorded Mar 13, 1778.