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

Joseph Marbury

Male 1744 - Aft 1798  (> 55 years)


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  • Name Joseph Marbury 
    Born 22 Nov 1744  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1798  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I045559  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 

    Father William Marbury,   b. 24 Feb 1717/18, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1791, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Martha Marlow,   b. 22 Jul 1719, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1792, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married Bef Mar 1737/38  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01625  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801,{Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 23.
      William Marbury's Will,
      I, William Marbury of CC, am sick and weak of body, but sound memory;
      To my wife Martha Marbury - 3 Negroes, viz, woman Beck, woman Rachel, boy James; also all moveable estate.
      To daughter, Sarah Marbury, one Negro girl named Aminta.
      Executors: my wife Martha Marbury and my son Joseph Marbury.
      Signed Nov 25, 1789 William Marbury
      Wit - James Edelin, Horatio Middleton
      Probated on Mar 21, 1791 by Major Joseph Marbury and witnesses Horatio Middleton and James Edelen oath that they saw the testator William Marbury Sr. publish, pronounce, and declare the Will.
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801,{Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 42.
      James Gates Will and Codicil,
      I, James Gates of CC, being sick and weak but of sound and disposing mind and memory;
      To my daughter Chloe my bay horse, and saddle and bridle that was her mothers.
      I give the residue of my estate to my children; James, Leonard, Anne Athey, Elizabeth Nalley, Henney Ash, Chloe Gates and Mary Gates.
      Executors: George Lee
      Signed July 30, 1791 James (his mark) Gates
      Wit - Joseph Marbury, Theodosia Wade
      Codici:
      Signed August 31, 1791 James (his mark) Gates
      Wit - Joseph Marbury, Benedict Sanders
      Whereas my daughter Elizabeth Nalley and her husband both died since the making of my last will and have left three orphan children without any friends to take care of them and whereas my two daughters Chloe and Mary Gates will by the terms of my will afsd be left destitute of provisions and other necessaries to support them in housekeeping and taking care of the said children, descendants of Shaderick and Elizabeth Nalley. I direct the executor to furnish out of my present stock of provisions, household and kitchen furniture so much and such part as may think necessary until Christmas next and thense forward out of my hogs, indian corn etc, for one full year.
      October 7, 1791; Witnesses Joseph Marbury, and Theodosia Wade made oath that they saw the testator sign and seal this will; and Joseph Marbury and Benedict Sanders made oath that they say testator sign and seal the Codicil.
      Probated on November 21, 1791 by George Lee
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801,{Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 102.
      Martha Marbury, July 19, 1791; October 1, 1792
      I, Martha Marbury widow of CC being in good health and of sound disposing mind and memory
      To daughter Elizabeth Marbury, negro boy Tom. Should she not marry, after her decease to grandson Francis Sheid.
      To granddaughter Eleanor Sheid, negro girl Milly,
      To son Joseph Marbury, negro women, Beck and Rachel; also remainder of my personal estate.
      Item: It is my request that my said son and my daughters Elizabeth and Sarah should keep house and live together
      Executor: Joseph Marbury
      Signed Martha Marbury
      Wit - Frances X. Clements, Thomas C. Clements
      Probated on October 1, 1792 by Joseph Marbury and witnesses Frances X(averius) Clements and Thomas C(larkson). Clements who made oath that they saw the testator sign and seal this will.
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 412.
      Sarah Ward, April 1, 1795; October 3, 1797
      I, Sarah Ward of CC being in health of body and of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding
      To son George Ward, the sum of fifty pounds current money and one feather bed.
      To son Thomas Ward, the rest and residue of my estate both real and personal.
      Executor: To son Thomas Ward
      Signed: April 1, 1795 Sarah (her mark) Ward
      Wit: Joseph Marbury, Priscilla Ward, Thomas Smallwood
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      Charles County Land Record Book S#3, 1770-1775; Page 461. Mortgage. I, Ignatius Middleton, of CC, am justly indebted to Joseph Marbury of CC, in the sum of 240 and wanting to make sd Marbury all the satisfaction in my power, I hereby transfer to sd Marbury, Negro hays named Ralph and Jack, and 1 Negro girl named Sall, and all my books with all the accounts which are due thereon. But if sd Middleton pays sd Marbury, the sum of 240 by Sep 10, 1776, or if sd Marbuary receives from the several persons indebted to sd Middleton on the books afd, 240 by Sep 10, 1776, then these presents shall cease. Signed Sep 8, 1773 - Igns Middleton. Wit - George Swan, Dan Jenifer*. Recorded Sep 15, 1772, {Release on this mortgage recorded in Liber V no. 3 page 128}.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 87. Assignment of a Mortgage, recorded at the request of William Barton Smoot of CC.
      Feb 27, 1776_ Then came Joseph Marbury before me, a CC JP, and made oath that there is due on the within annexed mortgage, 59 12 shillings and 3 pence sterling money equal to 99 7 shillings and 1 penny, which sum ought to be paid to William Barton Smoot. Signed - Dan Jenifer. Wit - Barton Smoot.
      Whereas on Aug 29, 1773, Ignatius Middleton, the mortgagor within mentioned, became indebted to William Barton Smoot in the sum of 62 4 shillings sterling, for which a bond on the same day, with Joseph Marbury, his security, was entered into, payable to sd Wm Barton Smoot in the penalty of 124 8 shillings sterling, and sd Marbury wanting to make sd Smoot all the security and satisfaction in his power, has agreed to assign the within mortgage_ Now know that I, Joseph Marbury, for 5 shillings to me in hand paid by sd Smoot, have assigned to sd Smoot, all my right to the within mortgage and the Negroes therein mentioned. Signed Feb 27, 1776 - Jos. Marbury_ Wit - Dan Jenifer (CC JP), Recorded Feb 27, 1776. {Mortgage recorded in Liber S No 3, folio 461 & 462}
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 454. Depositions, recorded at the request of David Hay.
      Then came before me, a CC JP, Capt. Joseph Marbury, deposes that he saw David Hay make a tender to Mr. Thomas How Ridgate of 277 , in discharge of the principal and interest of the sd Hay's bond to sd Ridgate, which Ridgate refused, alleging that Mr, Hay had made him a tender before, that Mr. Hay replied that he had now got money of a different date, and this deponent adds that he counted out the money and that $343 of it were the emissions of Congress in 1775 and 1776, and that the rest of sd money was Convention money of Maryland_ Signed - Jos. Marburg, Wit - Dan Jenifer.
      At the same time came William Layman, who deposes that he was called upon as a witness and was present when the above tender was made and that it was as reported by Capt. Marbury. This witness added that Hay asked Ridgate to attend this deposition, but Ridgate, although having no objection to the deposition, said he would not attend. Signed - Wm Layman. Wit - Dan Jenifer. Recorded May 4, 1780.

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