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

Eleanor Dent

Female Abt 1713 - Aft 1774  (~ 62 years)


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  • Name Eleanor Dent  [1
    Born Abt 1713  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1774  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I042375  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 

    Father George Dent,   b. 27 Sep 1690, Nanjemy, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1754, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Anne Herbert,   b. Abt 1694, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1764, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 1713  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F00857  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John Blackistone,   b. Abt 1709, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1756, St Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married Abt 1729  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Blackistone,   b. Aft 1732, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1774, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years)
     2. George Blackistone,   b. Aft 1736, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1774, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 36 years)
     3. Nehemiah Herbert Blackistone,   b. 1750, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1816, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F23851  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Alexander McFarlane,   b. Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1766, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Aft 1758  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F23852  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 James Bayard,   d. Aft 1767, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Aft 1767  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F23853  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      MEMORANDUM of some things that John Blackiston has thought fit to take account of before us as a verbal will.
      To wife Elener Blackiston, all the land from mouth of the Cove that runs up to Dickharts Spring with a straight line to the head of Conners Cove. If she should change her condition then the island to be rented out for the benefit of my young son John Blackiston untill my elder son Nehemiah Harbert Blackiston comes of age and then to him.
      Moveables to be divided among sons, Nehemiah, George and John Blackiston.
      To sister Susannah Mason.
      Wit: Cyrus Simpson, John Coode and John Mason-That John Blackiston died 18th instant. Date of Probate: 18 Jan 1756. 30.45
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      Mr. John Blakiston 61.318 SM 1121.3.8 Mar 18 1756 Jun 3 1756
      Appraisers: Samuel Jordan, Kenelm Boullt.
      Creditors: Philip Key, John Black.
      Next of kin: John Mason, Matthew Mason.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Eleanor Blakiston.
      ===
      John Blackeston 2.108 D SM 1192.18.6 Jul 4 1758
      Sureties: Richard Ward Key, John Mason.
      Legatees: accountant, Nehemiah Herbert Blackeston, George Blackeston, Jos. Blackeston.
      Distribution to (equally): Nehemiah, George, John.
      Administratrix: Eleanor Blackiston.

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      MC FARLANE, ALEXANDER, St. Mary's Co.13 Apr, 1762; 17 Aug, 1766
      To wife Eleanor, all estate.
      Wit: John Canell, Agness Wafer, John Shanks. 35.130
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      Alexander McFarlane 91.106 SM 723.12.8 Nov 18 1766 Feb 4 1767
      Appraisers: John Shanks, Jr., John Mason.
      Creditors: Zachariah Bond, Francis Wilson.
      Executrix: Elleanor McFarlane.
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      Mr. Alexander McFarlane 91.109 SM 26.5.11Feb 4 1767
      List of debts.
      Executrix: Eleanor McFarlane
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      BLACKSTONE, GEORGE, St. Mary's Co. 13 Jan 1774; 30 April 1774
      .. to support my mother.
      The whole of my estate except a Negro boy Joe who I had of my brother Herbert to my brother John Blackistone.
      Brother Herbert Blackistone, ex.
      Wit: George Goldin, Susanna Mason, Ann Coade. 39. 743

  • Sources 
    1. [S044738] Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. Fourth Edition. Volume III, Families R-Z.

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