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

Benedict Leonard Calvert

Male 1700 - 1732  (31 years)


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  • Name Benedict Leonard Calvert 
    Born 20 Sep 1700  Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Jun 1732  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried At sea on way back to England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I027192  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 

    Father Benedict Leonard (4th Lord Baltimore) Calvert,   b. 21 Mar 1678/79, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1715, Epsom, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Mother Charlotte (Lady) Lee,   b. 13 Mar 1676/77, St James Square, Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1720/21, Woodford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 2 Jun 1698  Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16573  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


    • Govenor of Maryland 1727 - 1731 and resigned due to ill health. Sailed back to England May 18, 1732 and died while on the voyage June 1, 1732 and was buried at sea.

      Calvert, Benedict Leonard, late of the Co. of Surrey, Great Britain,22nd April, 1732; 10th Nov., 1732.
      To the Free-school, called "King William School, Annapolis, 1/3 of personal estate; shd. there be no master for sd. school for space of one year, the trustees of sd. school are directed to pay to the vestry of St. Ann's Parish, Annapolis, the money unapplied to sd. school, which money is to be expended in purchase of a farm for a glebe in the name of sd. vestry.
      To sisters Charlotte Brerewood and Jane Hyde, 50.
      To Mrs. Theodosia Lawrence, 40 per annum for so long as she may have been in employ of testator.
      To servts. Robert Young and Margaret Hands, 10 each, if living with testator at time of death.
      To the Poor of Annapolis, 10.
      To goddau. Elizabeth, dau. of Charles Calvert, commissary general of Province, personalty.
      To sister The Lady Baltimore and to bro. Charles, Lord Baltimore, each a mourning ring. Charges pd. on acct. funeral of late bro. Edward Henry Calvert not to be charged to or pd. by sister-in-law Margaret Calvert. Shd. bro. Hon. Cecilius Calvert at time of testator's death not have right and title to an immediate poss. of 10,000, residue of personal estate is bequeathed to sd. bro.; otherwise residue of personal estate is to be divided among all child. born at or after the date hereof of bro.-in-law John Hyde, of Kingston Lisle, in the Co. of Berks, and sister Jane (except the eldest son) which shall be living at time of testator's death.
      To exs., bro. Cecilius and Edmund Jennings, of Annapolis, 150.
      Test: George Plater, John Ross, Thomas Doughty. 20, 496.
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      Benedict Leonard Calvert Esq. 12,233 A AA 51.0,2 189,7,5 May 1734
      The amount of the accounts also included 71.10.4 sterling.
      Received from: John Gibson, Mr. Phillips Smith, Mr. Samuel Hyde, Rev. Mr, Williamson of Kent County) per Mr. Thomas Baldwin, James Hollyday, Esq. Rev. Mr. Nicholls (of Talbot County) per Col. Mathew Tilgman Ward, Col. Richard Tilgman Mr, George Attwood remitted to Mr. Samuell Hyde, Phillip Lee Esq. Samuel Ogle Esq. Co1., John Ward remitted to Mr. Hyde, Samuel Hyde, Capt. John Carpenter Mr. John Brick Dr, Samuel Stringer Mr. Joseph Evett, Mrs. Rebecka Lawson, Mr. John Gibson Mr. Vaches Denote Mr. Patrick Craggy, Mr. Francis Smith, Mr. Humphrey Meredith, Mr. Amos Woodwind, Richard Tootell, Mr. John Reynolds, Mr. John Wolfe, Mr. John Smith, Col. Richard Tilghman of a protested (bill drawn by Rev. Mr, Hugh Jones, Benjamin Tasker, Esq., John Ross, Esq.
      Payments to: Free School of City of Annapolis, Thomas Richardson, Samuel Minskie, Col. Benjamin Pearce, Phillip Lee, Esq,, Henry Whitehead, balance of subscription to building a chappell in Chester Town (Kent County) per James Harris, Esq., Richard Bennett, Esq., John Ross, Esq, Col. Richard Tilghman paid to John Ross, Esq., Charles Calvert, Esq., Samuel Ogle, Esq,, John Gibson.
      Legatees: Poor of St. Ann's Parish, Rector &Visitors of the Free School in Annapolis (1/3).
      Executor: Edmund Jennings, Esq.
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      Benedict Leonard Calvert 35,57 A AA 13.9.1 Sep 4 1753
      Hon. Benedict Leonard Calvert, Esq. The amount of the accounts also included 140.0,0 in sterling.
      Received from: Richard Lee, Edward Sprigg, Zachariah Maccubbin, Mr. Zachariah Maccubbin, Mr. John Campbell (of Cecil County), MM Brooke & Dent, Mr. John Hall.
      Payments to: Mr. William Hammond (of Baltimore County).
      Legatees: Mrs. Theodosia Lawrence (lately Mrs. Humphreys (wife of Rev. John Humphreys)), accountant.
      Executor: Edmund Jenings, Esq.
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      Edward Henry Calvert 15.570 AA 388.18.2 Aug 6 1730 Aug 6 1730
      Cited as Hon. Edward Henry Calvert, Esq.
      Appraisers: Vachel Denton, James Donaldson.
      Creditors: Benedict Leonard Calvert, Robert Gordon.
      Next of kin: Benedict Leonard Calvert.
      Executrix: Mrs. Margaret Calvert.
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      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller
      PGLR NN.84
      25 Oct 1752 Lease
      To: Hugh Conn, Eleanor Conn, Jane Conn of PG Co.
      From: Benedict Calvert, Esq., of the City of Annapolis
      For and in Consideration of the Rents and Covenants hereafter mentioned; Grant Set and Farm lett to the said Hugh Conn, Eleanor Conn and Jane Conn all that Tract or Parcel of Land lying in the County afsd being pt of a Tract of Land called Semans Delight. Yeilding and paying therefor yearly and every year during the Natural lives afsd unto the sd Benedict Calvert his heirs or assigns to his or Their Agent or Receiver for the Time being or to whom he or They shall appoint to Receive the Rent of Twelve Hundred pounds of Nett and every way well conditioned Tobacco Signed Benedict Calvert, Wit: Rich Burdus, Thos John Ponson
      Recorded 28 Nov 1752

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