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

William Dement

Male 1753 - 1777  (23 years)


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  • Name William Dement 
    Born 3 Apr 1753  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Between Dec 1776 and Jan 1777  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I043243  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Mother Mary MNU Dement,   b. Bef 1713, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1752 and 1764, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years) 
    Family ID F11111  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 530. Mar 15, 1781 from Samuel Mummey (Mummy) of Baltimore County, blacksmith, to John Cartwright Waters of CC, for 6233 and for divers good causes, part of a tract of land called Dements Enlargement, containing 192 acres in CC, and being formerly bequeathed by William Dement Sr decd unto William Dement and Walter Dement, each of whom died without lawful issue, by which means the afd tract of land became the right of Benajah Dement, heir at law to William Dement Sr afd. The afd Benajah Dement, by his letter of attorney in fact to Charles Howard of Baltimore County, farmer, dated Jan 12, 1780, conveyed to Samuel Mummy the land afd, bounded by the dividing line between John Cartwright Waters and James Waters, containing about 192 acres. Signed - Saml Mummy. Wit - James Waters, Stephen Moore, Jacob Myer. Rebeckah Mummy, wife of the sd Samuel Mummy, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned, before Geo. Lindengerger [sic] and Peter Shepherd. William Gibson, Clk Balta. Co, certified that George Lindenberger and Peter Shepherd, Gentlemen, are JPs of the County afd, Recorded Jul 15, 1781.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 532. Mar 15, 1781 from Samuel Mummy of Baltimore County, blacksmith, to James Waters of CC, for 3767 and for divers good causes, part of a tract of land called Dements Enlargement, containing 114 acres in CC, and being formerly bequeathed by William Dement Sr decd unto William Dement and Walter Dement, each of whom died without lawful issue, by which means the afd tract of land became the right of Benajah Dement, heir at law to William Dement Sr afd. The afd Benajah Dement, by his letter of attorney in fact to Charles Howard of Baltimore County, farmer, dated Jan 12, 1760, conveyed to Samuel Mummey the land afd. Signed - Saml Mummey. Wit - Stephen Moore, Jacob Myer. Rebeccah Mummy, wife of the sd Samuel Mummey, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned, before Geo.
      Lindenberger and Peter Shepherd, William Gibson, Clk Balto. Co, certified that George Lindenberger and Peter Shepherd, Gentlemen, are JPs of the County afd. Recorded Aug 11, 1781.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 533. Certificate and probate, recorded, at the request of James Waters.
      Baltimore County_ I certify that Mr. Samuel Mummey lodged in the Clerk's office of sd County, a deed for 2 tracts of land in CC, known as Dements Enlargement, the afd deed executed by Mr, Charles Howard of Baltimore County, & at the same [time?] lodged a power of attorney from Benajah Dement to the afd Charles Howard, to empower sd Howard to convey the afd tract of land to him. Signed Mar 20, 1780 - W. Gibson, Clk Balta. Co,
      I, Thomas Brooke Hodgkin, Clerk of the General Court Western Shore of Maryland, hereby certify that Samuel Mummey of Baltimore County this day lodged with me a power of attorney and deed for the conveyance of a tract of land called Dements Enlargement in CC from Benajah Dement to Samuel Mummy, to be recorded. Signed Mar 9, 1781 - Thos Brooke Hodgkin, Clk Gerd. Court.
      Ohio County [Virginia). Jan 8, 1780. Personally appeared before me, Zachariah Sprigg, one of the Commonwealth JPs, Jacob Pycatt [Pyatt] , William Corwing [Cowing] , and George. Humphry, and made oath that William Dement died in Dec, 1776 or Jan, 1777, and to our knowledge, he never was married.
      Sworn before me this Dec 8, 1780 - Zachariah Sprigg,
      Recorded Aug 11, 1781.

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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 459-552: DEMENTS ENLARGEMENT: 347 acres; Possession of - 347 Acres - Dement, William: Originally called MILE END, Re-Surveyed for William Dement, 16 Feb 1748, beginning at a bound white oak standing on the North side of Gilberts Swamp, the original beginning of MILE END>: Other Tracts Mentioned: MILE END; Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, Re-Surveyed into DEMENTS ENLARGEMENT, folio 461,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 461-565: DEMENTS ENLARGEMENT: 347 acres; Possession of - 347 Acres - Dement, William: : Originally so called Re-surveyed for William Dement, 7 Oct 1750, beginning at a bounded white oak standing on the North side of Gilberts Swamp, the orginal beginning of MILE END also the orginal beginning of said DEMENTS ENLARGEMENT. Patented 7 Oct 1750: Other Tracts Mentioned: MILE END; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}