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

John Forbes

Male 1787 - 1818  (~ 31 years)


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  • Name John Forbes 
    Born Jan 1787  Benedict, Charles County, Maryland. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Mar 1818  Benedict, Charles County, Maryland. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I033362  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2019 

    Father John Forbes,   b. 19 Mar 1757, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1805, Benedict, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Marshall,   b. 18 Jan 1765, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1818, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years) 
    Married 23 Apr 1782  Wm & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F00879  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AL-12, 1801-1808, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 241.
      John Forbes of Benedict, Will, December 25, 1804; February 12, 1805
      I, John Forbes of Benedict of CC, being sick of body, but of sound and perfect memory and understanding;
      To wife Elizabeth Forbes, all my estate real, personal and mixed, all debts due and owing to me whether on open account or in bonds, notes mortages, leases or any other lawful obligatory writing.
      To son John Forbes, my broach and sleeve buttons.
      To son George Forbes, my gold watch.
      As my worldly transactions are both intricate and numerous, I recommend that my son John Forbes be employed to aid and assist in the settlement of my affairs
      Executrix: wife Elizabeth Forbes
      Signed: December 25, 1804 signature
      Wit: Edward Meed, Henderson S. Boteler, James Turner
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1806-1808; Liber IB-7 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 421.
      At the request of Samuel Bond & Elizabeth Forbes the following Marriage Contract was recorded August 17, 1807
      Indenture of 4 parts made June 8, 1807, between Samuel Bond of Prince George's County, Maryland of the 1st part, Elizabeth Forbes of CC of the 2nd part, Thomas Marshall of Marshall Hall and John Forbes of CC of the 3rd part, and James Forbes, John Forbes, George Forbes, James Forbes Sothoron, and Rebecca Ann Maria Sothoron his wife, Jane Forbes and Elizabeth Forbes all our children of Elizabeth Forbes first above named of the 4th part. Whereas a marriage is agreed upon and intended to be shortly and solemnized between Samuel Bond and Elizabeth Forbes and that all the estate as well real and personal belonging to Elizabeth Forbes either in law or in equity should be conveyed to Thomas Marshall and John Forbes to the uses upon the trusts for the intents and purposes and subject to the powers provisions declarations and agreements herein after limited expressed and declared. Now this indenture witnesseth that in pursuance and performance of the said above mentioned agreement and in consideration of the intended marriage and for conveying settling and assuring all the estate as well real and personal in law or equity of Elizabeth Forbes in consideration of 5 dollars and in consideration of the natural love and affection which Elizabeth Forbes has to her aforesaid children and for diverse other good causes and valuable considerations her Elizabeth Forbes hereunto moving has sold unto Thomas Marshall and John Forbes the lands tenements and hereditaments lying in CC, St. Mary's County, Maryland and Prince George's County, Maryland and also all the Negroes horses cattle sheep and hogs household and other furniture money tobacco produce merchandise stock in trade debts accounts claims and demands dues and other chattels and personal property possessed claimed by due and owing to her in trust so that they can pay off all debts and owing for which she is liable on her own account or on account of her late deceased husband and the residue after paying 2000 dollars to Samuel Bond to be distributed to her children party of the 4th part. Signed Samuel Bond, Elizabeth Forbes in the presence of John Campbell, John Sothoron and acknowledged before Edward Meed, John Lowry