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

Margaret Smith

Female 1672 - 1756  (84 years)


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  • Name Margaret Smith 
    Born 1672  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Feb 1756  West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I031491  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 

    Father Thomas Smith,   b. 1648,   d. 2 Jan 1684/85, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Mother Alice MNU Smith,   b. Abt 1652,   d. 22 Jul 1698, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Married Abt 1668  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F06155  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Richardson,   b. 28 Aug 1668, West River MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1744, West River Hundred, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 15 May 1689  West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • William Richardson & Marg't Smith were married 15th of 5th mo. 1689.
    Children 
     1. William Richardson,   b. 1 Jul 1690, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1733/34, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     2. Elizabeth Richardson,   b. 31 Jul 1693, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1739, Kent Island, Queen Anne's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years)
     3. Samuel Richardson,   b. 14 May 1694, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1697, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     4. Sophia Richardson,   b. 7 May 1696, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1781, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Sarah Richardson,   b. 26 Nov 1698, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1761, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     6. Joseph Richardson,   b. 31 Jan 1701/02, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1782, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     7. Samuel Richardson,   b. 13 Sep 1703, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1722, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     8. Daniel Richardson,   b. 25 Dec 1705, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1756, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     9. Richard Richardson,   b. Feb 1707/08, West River Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1744/45, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Account Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     10. Nathaniel Richardson,   b. Abt Apr 1713, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Thomas Richardson,   b. 20 Nov 1715, West River MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1745, Kent County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F18932  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Marg't Richardson d. Feb. 1756 in 84 year of age.
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      HILL, SARAH, Anne Arundel Co. 19 Feb, 1755; 13 Mar, 1755
      To grand-dau., now wife of Thomas Sprigg, furniture.
      To 2 kinswomen Sarah Hopkins and Elizabeth Bankster, daus. of cousin Cassandra Giles, dec'd., 2 head of cattle.
      To sister Margaret Richardson, clothing.
      To 5 cousins Sarah Hill, Joseph, Daniel, Richard and Nathan Richardson, children of afsd. sister Margaret Richardson, my plate, to be divided to them, their hrs. and assigns.
      Desire Sarah Hill have silverware.
      To cousin Sophia Galloway, dau. of sister Margaret, slaves.
      To cousin Daniel Richardson, slaves.
      Five lbs. money for use of the Quakers of West River meeting.
      To Richard Sprigg, son of Thomas Sprigg, spice box.
      To Henry Hill, son of Doctor Richard Hill, my slave man; stock to be left in hand of son-in-law Joseph Hill, until Henry demands same.
      To son-in-law Joseph Hill, certain pieces of furniture.
      To Mary Wilkinson, slaves.
      (Son-in-law Joseph Hill, and wife Sarah Hill)
      To Joseph Richardson, 1/6 furniture.
      To Daniel Richardson, 1/6 pt.
      To Richard Richardson, 1/6 pt.
      To Nathan Richardson, 1/6 pt.
      To Thomas and Joseph Richardson, sons of cousin Thomas Richardson, late of Kent Co., dec'd., 1/6. If they all fail to have issue then to be given to Sarah Hill, Joseph, Daniel,
      Richard and Nathan Richardson, all 5 being children of sister Margaret Richardson.
      Cousins Joseph and Daniel Richardson, exs.
      Probated by Mary and John Gillis, Quakers. 29. 334 - 335
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      Thomas Smith Sr. Calvert Co, MD Jan. 13 1684; Jan. 2 1685.
      To wife Alice exec home plantation during life,
      To eldest son Thomas and heirs all real estate at death of mother, except 60 acres of Highlands,
      To 2nd son Nathan and heirs and youngest son Joseph and heirs lands aforesaid should son Thomas died without issue.
      To youngest son Joseph 60 acres of Highlands.
      To dau. Sarah, 3000# tobacco
      To daus. Margaret and Sarah at age 18 or marriage, personalty.
      Test: John Elsey, John Rood, Richard Saintsbury, John Matten MCW 1.163 WB 4 p. 182.
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      Alice Smith Calvert Co May 4, 1698; July 22 1698
      To eldest son Thomas; negro woman;
      To son Nathaniel, Negro man
      To daus. Margaret Richardson and Sarah Sparrow, each to have Negro woman, feather bed and furniture
      To granddau Elizabeth Richardson aft age 16 or day of marriage, negro girl
      To son Nathan
      To granddau Elizabeth wife of Benjamin Chew, 5
      To grandson Samuel Harrison, 40
      To grandchildren Sarah, Lena, Mary and Richard Harrison, 5
      To grandson Joseph Smith, 5.
      To sons Thomas and Nathan Smith exec. personalty.
      Test: Eliza Cutler, Margaret Blanch, George Cole MCW II.147. WB 6 p. 107.
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      RICHARDSON, WILLIAM, Anne Arundel Co. 18th day, 9th mo., 1741; 11th Sept., 1744.
      To wife MARGARET, coextx., use of my now dwelling plantation, and other lands during her widowhood, she to allow son DANIEL to live on any one pt. (for location see will.)
      To son JOSEPH, lands (see will) and personalty.
      To son DANIEL, coextx., 120 A., and personalty.
      To son RICHARD, land in Baltimore Co., bought of Richard Owings and Charles Dorsey, "Owings adventure' and Owings Addition," 450 A., plus personalty.
      To son THOMAS.
      To son NATHAN, 350 A. of "United Friendship in Baltimore Co., bought of Dr. Samuel Chew, personalty.
      To son THOMAS, 558 A. 'High Spaniola" in Cecil Co., plus personalty.
      To grandsons WILLIAM AND RICHARD, sons of son JOSEPH, personalty.
      To dau SARAH HILL, her children, HENRY and MARGARET, personalty.
      To SAMUEL THOMPSON, son of AUGT. and ELIZABETH, personalty.
      To ELIZABETH RICHARDSON, dau of my bro. JOSEPH, personalty.
      To Joseph Galloway 5 pounds for Quakers of West River
      To bro. JOSEPH, wearing apparel.
      To dau SOPHIA GALLOWAY.
      Test: Nicholas Watkins, John Ross, Thomas Sprigg. 23. 606
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      Children of Margaret Smith and William Richardson are:

      i. William Richardson was born 1 JUL 1690, and died 22 FEB 1731/32. He married Margaret Harris BEF 1708, daughter of William Harris and Mary.

      ii. Elizabeth Richardson was born 31 JUL 1693. She married Benjamin Ball 8 JUL 1714. He was born ABT 1693, and died ABT 1728 in MD. She married Augustine Thompson.

      iii. Samuel Richardson was born 14 MAY 1694, and died 16 OCT 1697.

      iv. Sophia Richardson was born 7 MAY 1696 in Anne Arundel County, MD, and died 29 JAN 1781 in Anne Arundel County, MD. She married Richard Galloway 29 SEP 1715, son of Richard Galloway and Elizabeth Talbot. He was born SEP 1689 in West River, Anne Arundel, MD, and died BEF 2 DEC 1741 in Anne Arundel County, MD.

      v. Sarah Richardson was born 26 NOV 1698 in Anne Arundel County, MD, and died 11 JAN 1761 in Anne Arundel County, MD. She married Joseph Hill 17 SEP 1724 in West River, Anne Arundel, MD, son of Henry Hill and Mary Denwood. He was born 8 JUL 1705 in West River, Anne Arundel, MD, and died 25 OCT 1761 in Anne Arundel County, MD.

      vi. Joseph Richardson was born 31 JAN 1701/2 in Anne Arundel County, MD, and died 4 NOV 1782 in MD. He married Rebecca Johns 6 MAR 1721/22 in West River, Anne Arundel, MD. She was born in Calvert County, MD.

      vii. Samuel Richardson was born 13 SEP 1703 in MD, and died 24 APR 1722 in MD.

      viii. Daniel Richardson was born 25 DEC 1705 in Anne Arundel County, MD, and died 9 AUG 1756. He married Elizabeth.

      ix. Richard Richardson was born FEB 1707/8 in West River, Anne Arundel, MD, and died 25 FEB 1761 in Anne Arundel County, MD. He married Margaret Cole 26 MAY 1730 in West River, Anne Arundel, MD, daughter of William Cole and Elizabeth Sparrow. She was born 10 AUG 1709 in West River, Anne Arundel, MD.

      x. Nathaniel Richardson was born in Anne Arundel County, MD. He married Elizabeth Crockett 30 OCT 1735 in West River, Anne Arundel, MD. She died 10 JUL 1746 in MD. He married Hannah Webster 20 APR 1749 in Nottingham, Prince George's, MD.

      xi. Thomas Richardson was born 20 NOV 1715 in Anne Arundel County, MD, and died 14 JUN 1745 in Kent County, MD.