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

James Smith

Male Bef 1700 - 1754  (> 54 years)


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  • Name James Smith 
    Born Bef 1700  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Jun 1754  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I047636  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2018 

    Father John 'Coxtown' Smith,   b. Bef 1686,   d. 19 Mar 1716/17, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years) 
    Mother Dorothy Brooke,   b. 1678, De La Brooke, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1730/31, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married Bef 20 Nov 1706  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F07552  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Parker,   b. 8 Jul 1704, Clahammon, Christ Church Parish, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1772, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married Bef 8 Dec 1729  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Smith,   b. Bef 1727, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1770, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years)
     2. Elizabeth Parrott Smith,   b. Bef 1734, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1771, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years)
     3. James Smith,   b. Abt 1736, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1772, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     4. Mary Smith,   b. Aft 1737, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1770, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years)
     5. Martha Smith,   b. Aft 1738, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1770, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years)
     6. Susannah Smith,   b. Aft 1739, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1770, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years)
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F06560  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      SMITH, JAMES, Trinity Mannor, St. Mary's Co. 21 Nov 1753; 18 March 1754
      To son John Smith, all my lands in St. Gabriel Mannor, both in possession and reversion.
      To dau Elizabeth Parrott now the wife of Wm. Loker, the plantation which I bought of William Asbistones and that land on that side of road from land where Joseph Fitzjeffrey lives on to Asbestons bounded gum tree.
      To dau Mary Smith the plantation now in the tenure of Ezekial Fitzjeffrey Anne Bean lives on, that John Conly lived [probably means three separate parcels of land?] beginning with the land called the "Narrows "...to a path that goes from Johnathan Thomas to the land of Soloman Jones heirs to Point Lookout Creek.
      To dau Martha Smith the plantation called the "Narrows" late in the tenure of Joseph Fitzjeffery and now rented by Ezekiel Fitzjeffrey his son, and land called "Point Lookout" now in the tenure of William and Robert Clark.
      To dau Susannah Smith, land called "Pointneys Oversight," and the land I bought of Wm. Egerton, part of "Pountnay Marsh."
      To son James Smith, all other land and advantages of "Trinity St. Gabriels" and "St. Michael's Mannors" and of land bought of John Plummer....? mine after the death of Margaret Plummer and land adjoining called "Turvey" and the purchase money to be paid out of my estate, also land bought of John Yarrington and Bridget his wife.
      To dau Susannah 2 years rent of land executed from Austin Smoot and the land in the "Cross Manor" bought of John Angell.
      To son John Smith, 14 head cattle.
      If son James Smith dies without heirs then James Smith son of John Smith to inherit the land.
      That remainder of land in "St. Michael's Manor" between "St. Gabriels Mannor" and the road that leads from Thomas's to Jones be divided between John Smith and my dau elizabeth.
      To wife Mary Smith, dwelling plantation, 500 A. and the slaves, Great Charles, Limehous, Robin, Rainer, Dick, Jenny, furniture and other.
      To dau Elizabeth 6500 pounds of tobacco.
      To dau Martha Smith, Negro girl Rose, mulatto Sarah's two children Harry and Nan Rose.
      To dau Susannah Negro boy Isaac and girl Sall or Sarah.
      To son James mulatto man Kinier and his son George.
      To Mary Smith Negro man Temboy and a boy Frank.
      To Martha Smith Little Charles and Negro Punch.
      To dau Susannah, Negro boys Abraham and Jacob.
      That my children pay to Mrs. Susannah Mackall 6 pounds sterling per year during her life.
      Wit: Thomas John Jones, George Doran, Samll. Smith. 29.93
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      James Smith 57.242 SM 1238.10.0 Apr 24 1754 Jun 17 1754
      Appraisers: R. Barnhouse, William Hebb.
      Mentions: John Stevens, John Smith.
      Mentions: William Loker, John Smith.
      Administrators/Executors: Mary Smith, James Smith
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      James Smith 57.251 {1754}
      List of debts.
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      Smith, John, gent., Calvert County, 7th Dec., 1715; 19th March 1717/18.
      To son Samuel, personalty.
      Real estate to be divided among four sons, viz.: James, John, Benjamin and Basill.
      Shd. unborn child be a boy, the land to be equally divided bet. five sons.
      To dau. Mary, unborn child. sons-in-law Michll. and Thos. Taney, and dau.-in-law Dorothy Smith, personalty.
      To wife Dorothy, extx., personal estate.
      Residue of estate to be equally divided among child., viz.: Elizabeth, Martha, Anne, Eleanor, James, John, Benjamin, Basill, Mary and unborn child.
      Test: Roger Brooke, John Rouse, Geo. Lines. 14. 530.
      Note: In codicil to above will, dated 21st Dec., 1717, testator leaves certain personalty to son Roger.
      Test, to codicil: Jno. Brooke, Wm. Biddle.
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      Jenifer, Michael, St. Mary's County, 10th July, 1726; 2nd Sept., 1728
      To wife Mary, extx., 550 A, dwell. plan. [unnamed] bou. Of Col. Thomas Sprigg, and 190 A. [unnamed] bou. of William Hutchins, during life; at her decease to pass to son Michael Parker Jenifer and hrs.; he dying without issue, or during his minority, the same to pass to son Daniel and hrs.
      To son Michael afsd., personalty, some of which bou. of Mr. Low.
      To son Daniel and hrs., 202 A. "Turvey," where Christopher Orrell now lives, 350 A. "Forrest of Harvey" (both tracts bou. of Wm. Maria Farthing); and personalty, some of which bou. of Mrs. Osborn.
      To godsons George Read, Clark Read, John Mollone and Fran. Hutchins, personalty, to be applied toward education.
      Bro. Daniel to have charge of tuition of child. and of their estates, shd. wife refuse extx. Residue of estate to be divided as law directs; to be buried at the Chappell.
      Test: John Read, James Smith, Ignatius Fenwick. 19,488,
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      Mr. Michael Jennifer 13.382 SM 133.3.9 Sep 23 1728 Dec 9 1728
      (also Michael Jenifer)
      Appraisers: Edward Plowden, Robert Hutchins.
      Creditors: John Abell attorney for James Smith.
      Next of kin: Elisabeth Jenifer, Anne Jenifer.
      Executrix: Mary Jenifer.
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      Capt. Michael Jenifer 10.177 A SM. 133.3.9 226.9.1 Dec 8 1729
      Received from: Daniel MeneDare, Richard Keene, Mr. James Weems, Mr. Richard Smith (of Calvert County), Col. William Holland, Col. John Baker.
      Payments to: Col. John Mackall, James Smith, Charles Diggs, Esq. (administrator of Nickolas Lowe, Esq.), John Leatherland, James Quen, William Makepeace, Col. John Baker for use of Charles Calvert, Esq., Rev. Leigh Massey, James Armstrong, John Abell, Mrs. Anne Webster,
      Executrix: Mary Smith, wife of James Smith.
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      Michael Jenifer 10.419 A SM 34.3.11 Jul 27 1730
      Payments to: William Price, Capt. George Clarke, Mr. Thomas Brooke, Mr. Thomas Clarke, John Able for use of Anne Webster.
      Executrix: Mary Smith, wife of James Smith.

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      Mr. George Parker 9.487 A CA 451.0.3 599.18.6 Nov 1 1729
      Received from: Thomas Billingsley, William Miller, administrator of Edward Dovins, Francis Williams, Gabrill Burnham paid to Gabrill Parker, John Hide, Benjamin Harris, Thomas Clark, Jeremiah Sheredine, Edward Botcher, Mary Parker, Daniel Dulany, William Harris, Elisabeth Hutchins, Robert Roberts for Thomas Billingsley.
      Payments to: Thomas Bordley, Esq., Mr. Ardin Carlton, Jonathon Scarth, Gabrill Parker (his portion of his father's (unnamed) estate), Michael Junifer who married Mary Parker (daughter), Susanna Parker (daughter), Gidion Dare who married Susanna Parker (daughter), James Stoddert, Jr. who married Sarah Parker (daughter), Gabrill Parker (son) in the hands of Robert Roberts, Gabrill Parker in the hands of Robert Roberts for use of James Smith who married Mary Junifer (daughter), James Weems who married Sarah Stoddert (daughter).
      Legatees: Gabrill Parker, Mary Parker (daughter) wife of Michael Junifer, Susanna Parker (daughter) wife of Gidion Dare, Sarah Parker (daughter) wife of James Stoddert.
      Mentions: Adderton Skinner (appraiser), Richard Clark, Gabriel Parrott.
      Executors: Col. John Mackall and his wife Susanna Mackall (late Susanna Parker (widow)).
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      Smith, Rachel, widow, Calvert Co., 26th Oct., 1730 ; 3rd Feb., 1731.
      To each of sons and daus. (unnamed), a mourning ring.
      To dau Elizabeth, extx., residue of estate.
      Test; Walter Smith, Freshes, James Smith, Francis Wilkinson. 20, 366.

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      James Edgerton 27.370 SM 451.18.3 Mar 12 1742
      (also James Egerton)
      Appraisers: John Guyther, Absolom Tennison.
      Creditors: James Smith, William & Bryon Goff.
      Next of kin: Mary Underwood. Ann Gough.
      Administrator/Executor: William Egerton.