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

William Williams

Male Bef 1642 - Aft 1696  (> 56 years)


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  • Name William Williams 
    Born Bef 1642  Boston, New England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1696  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I025082  Tree1
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2020 

    Children 
     1. Winifred Williams,   b. Abt 1676, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1723, Hunting Creek, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F15465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 4 Nov 1662, Page 1
      Mr. James Lindsey attorney of William Williams, demands warrant against James Lee; action of debt
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B,14 Nov 1662, Page 23
      James Lindsey, atty. of William Williams, demands warrant against James Lee; action of debt
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 17 Dec 1662, Page 39-40
      James Lindsey, atty. of William Williams, Plt.; James Lee, admn. to John Delahay, Def; letter of atty. entered for William Williams, mariner of Boston in New England, appointing Lindsey his atty. dated 24 Mar 1661; /s/ William Williams; wit. Tho. Wentworth (mark), Garret Sennet (mark); bill of debt entered for 800# of pork dated 7 Feb 166 1; /s/ John Delahay; wit. Francis Batchelor, Zachery Wade; defendant confesses debt; court orders payment
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 5 Mar 1663/4, Page 284
      Mr. James Lindsey, atty. of William Williams demands warrant James Lee; debt of 1400# of tobacco due by bill
      James Lindsey, Plt., atty. of William William; James Lee, Def.; debt 400# of tobacco due by bill
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 9 Jan 1665/6, Page 519
      George Thompson released from all bills, bonds, debts, dews and demans to this date; 15 Feb 1665/6; /s/ John Cain (mark); wit. Thomas Allcoks (mark), William Williams (mark)
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      Charles County Land Records Liber C, Page 10
      20 Oct 1665; Indenture from George Thompson to John Caine, planter; a parcel of land called BEWPLAYNE on the east side of Anacostia River in a creek called St. John's; bounded by John Meekes, William Middleton; containing 1,000 acres; /s/George Thompson; wit. Thomas Allcoks (mark), William Williams (mark)
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      Charles County Land Records Liber C, Page 114
      8 Jan 1666; Indenture from Richard True to John Lambert; for 100 acres of land and lease of 150 acres made over to him by Lambert; True acknowledges sale of a parcel of land on the easternmost branch of Nangemy Creek; containing half of 300 acres; Is/ Richard True (mark); wit. John Boyden, Edmund Lambert (mark)
      10 Nov 1658; Indenture from William Boarman of St. Mary's County, Gent., to Richard True, boatwright, 300 acres of land on the east side of the easternmost branch of Nangemy Creek; /s/ William Boarman, Sarah Boarman; wit. William Williams, Theophilus Aldred
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      Charles County Land Records 12 Jul 1690; Agreement in 2 documents; from Edward Turner to Gilbert Marsh; regarding land where Marsh has lived for 7 years; mentions one share of plantation where Turner now lives and a 15 foot dwelling house and 30 foot tobacco house and a 20 foot tobacco house; /s/ Edward Turner, Mary Turner (mark), Gilbert Marsh (mark; wit; Robert Clark and William Williams, Martha Middleton (mark)
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      Charles County Land Records Liber S, Page 110
      24 Apr 1693; Deposition of William Williams, age 53; for purpose of conveyance of land from Thomas Mudd to John Saunders in right of his wife Sarah, d/o Maj. William Boarman: In 1673 deponent was a tenant to Major, then Capt. Wm. Boarman on his tract of land where Thomas Mudd now dwells; deponent was retainer of Boarman for 18 years more or less prior to that date; he heard Boatman say that 400 acres of the 800 acres in the patent went to his dau. Sarah in marriage to Mr. Joseph Piles; the match was broken by disagreement of parents of Mr. Piles; then a match was proposed between Dr. Thomas Matthews of Portobacco and his eldest son Thomas Matthews and Sarah; when deponent returned from 5-6 months in England, Sarah and Thomas were living on land where Thomas Mudd now lives; deponent asked how Capt. Boarman "would do by ye son George to whom you have promised this land now given your daughter;" Boatman replied other provision had been made for George....; /s/ Wm. Williams; wit. James Smallwood
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      Charles County Land Records Liber Z, Page 181
      Recorded at request of Tho. Crabb, the two following deeds:
      21 Mar 1704; Indenture from William Boreman, Gent., to Tho. Crabb, merchant; for 5s; a tract called Wardle of 780 acres; excepting the 250 acres previously sold John Sanders by certificate dated 29 Aug 1673 by Clement Hill, general surveyor; tract formerly inheritance of John Manwaring lying near the branches of Zachiah Swamp; bounded by land of William Williams called Lanternam; /s/ [no signature]; wit. Phillip Brisscoe, Sr., Tho. Taney, Cornelius White

      Charles County Land Records Liber Z, Page 183
      22 Mar 1704; Indenture from William Boreman, Gent., to Tho. Crabb, merchant; for 60; a parcel called Whardle of 530 acres part of 780 acres; 250 acres heretofore sold by Boreman to John Sanders; [described as above]; /s/ Wm. Boreman; same witnesses; ack. by Wm. Boreman and Mary his wife; 18 May 1705 Capt. Tho. Crabb paid alienation for 530 acres for use of James Heath farmer

      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 376-7: WARDLE: 780 acres; Possession of - 780 Acres - Crabbs, Thomas Capt.: Surveyed 29 Aug 1670 for George Mannering on the East side Zachia Swamp on the West side a branch that runs into the swamp.: Other notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber F#2, Page 56
      26 Mar 1715; Recorded on request of Richard Edelen
      9 Mar 1714; Indenture from John Ball and Winifred his wife of Stafford County, Virginia., to Richard Edelen, carpenter; for 7,500# tobacco; a parcel called Lanternam formerly taken up by William Williams and patented by Maj. William Boarman; bounded by Zachia Swamp; laid out for 200 acres; /s/ John Ball, Winnifrid Ball; wit. Tho. Dent., Ben. Hanson, Thomas Hagan, Jr.; ack. 10 Mar 1714 ack. by John Ball and Winnifrid his wife
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 369-55: LANTERNAM: 500 acres; Possession of - 500 Acres - Boarman, William Maj : Surveyed 10 April 1671 from William Boarman on the North side a fresh run that runs into Zachia Swamp.: Conveyance notes - 200 Acres - Richard Edelen from John Ball; 9 March 1714, 500 Acres - Richard Edelen from John Baptist Boarman; 12 Nov 1717,

      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber D#2, Page 189, Court of August 1711
      Joseph Manning, High Sheriff, Jury Foreman, Robert Hanson; jury: Matthew Barnes, John Hanson, Jr., William Thorne, Jacob Miller, William Manchester, William Williams, John Fendall, William Smith, Richard Dod, John Dent, Jr., John Sanders, Richard Smith, William Howard, John Theoballs
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      EDELEN, RICHARD, Charles Co. 16 Jul, 1760; 17 Dec, 1761
      To wife Anne Edelen, during natural life, dwelling house, office and out houses where I now live, with all pts. of my plantation called "Askington". (The boundary is given and shows the land runs to Zacharlah Swamp.) Also slaves, silverware and a tract of land called "Edelen's, where my lower quarter is;
      Amendment," 100 A., provided wife claims no pt. of lands or effects hereafter willed to my children and grand-children, or others.
      To son Edward Edelen.. remaining pt. of my dwelling plantation., except 200 A., together with another tract bought of Kenhelm Chiseldyne. Also plantation I bought of Adley Davis In St. Mary's Cos,, called "Freeman Hunting Quarter", 200 A., also land called "Askington" in Charles County, 630 A., by patent and all lands called "Westwood Lodge", 100 A.; several slaves after my wife's decease.
      To grand-son Richard Edelen, son of Philip Edelen, 150 As, the upper pt.,of tract I bought of John Baptist Boarman, called "Ham's", lying In Charles County, and whereon I have a quarter; some slavese
      To son Philip Edelen, tract I bought. of John Batt [mm note: Ball] 200 As, called "Lanturnham", lying In Charles Co remaining pt. I bought of John Baptist Boarman.
      To grand-son James Edelen, son of Thomas Edelen and hrs., 120 A. being pt. of tract called "Sympson's Supply", to be laid out at the north end where Richard Higdon lives and the remainder of the tract to grand-son Edward Edelen.
      To Richard Edelen, son of Thomas Edelen, a tract I bought of Luke Gardiner In Prince George's Cos., near the north branch of Piscataway, 100 A.
      To Rev. George Hunter and his successors In function or office, one acre of land, pt., of a tract called St. Thomas, near Newport in Charles County, it being our family burying place, and whereon our chapel now stands.
      To Mary Anne Boarman, dau. of William Boarman, and by my dau. Winefred, and the hrs. of her body, and in default of such hrs., to the next hr. of Wm. Boarman, a tract called "The Hope" 250 A., I purchased from John and James Hill.
      To grand-son Philip Edelen, son of Thomas Edelen, 200 A., being pt. of "Calverton Manner", which Thomas Holly and Joseph Crown now live on; one slave.
      To grand-son Thomas Edelen, son of Thomas Edelen, plantation whereon Alexander Steel now lives, who holds the plantation during his life on paying sd. grand-son Thomas Edelen the rent he now pays.
      To grand-daus. Henrietta and Susannah Edelen, daus. of son Thomas Edelen, one tract called "Thornby" 200 A., to be equally divided, sd. Henrietta to have her choice,
      To grand-son Edward Edelen, son of Edward Edelen, after my wife's decease, that pt. of my now dwelling plantation called "Askington", within the following bounds, beginning at the original bound tree, thereof in Zachias Swamp and etc.; a slave.
      To grand-son Francis Edelen, son of Edward Edelen, after decease of my wife, tract called Edelen's Amendment, 104 A, where my lower quarters stand.
      To Eleanor Boarman, dau. of Bennett Boarman, one slave.
      To grand-daus. Elizabeth Corry and Mary Lancaster, each of them 200 A. land, pt. of "Lawrell's Branch", pt. of "Run At A Venture", and pt, of "Friendship", lying In Charles Co. on Mattawoman Run, To Anne Neal, my grand-dau., and dau. of Thomas Edelen, to be equally divided between them and to the hrs. of their body, the remaining pt, of 3 tracts at Matawoman, and when divided, Anne Neal take her choice.
      To grand-son Phillp Edelen, son of Thomas Edelen, the pt. of the 3 tracts at Matawoman.
      To grand-son Raphael Boarman, some cattle from my upper quarter,
      To son Edward Edelen, 1/3 of the neat cattle that are on my dwelling plantation.
      To grand-son Thomas Edelen, son of Thomas Edelen, some slaves.
      To grand-dau. Susanna Edelen, dau, of Thomas Edelen, some slaves.
      To grand-dau. Anne Edelen, dau. of Phillp Edelen, one slave.
      To grand-dau., the wife of Charles Boon, and dau. of Thomas James Boarman, 180 A., pt. of Boarman's Manner,
      To son Edward Edelen, and grand-son Richard Edelen, son of Philip Edelen, my whole Instruments for surveying, to be divided equally,
      To grand-dau, Mary Edelen, dau. of Philip Edelen, slaves.
      To grand-dau. Charity Edelen, dau. of Thomas Edelen, and hrs., some slaves.
      To grand-son Edward Edelen, some slaves,
      To grand-dau., youngest dau, of son Philip Edelen, some Slaves.
      To grand-son James Nealee son of Bennet Neale, some slaves.
      To grand-son James Edelen, son of Thomas Edelen, some slaves.
      Exs: Sons Philip and Edward Edelen.
      Wit: James Campbell, John Urguhart, Bennett Simms, Randolph Brandt. 31.27
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