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

Francis Wheatley

Male 1723 - 1809  (86 years)


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  • Name Francis Wheatley 
    Born 1723  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Aug 1809  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I050391  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father Francis Wheatley,   b. Abt 1695, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1749, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Mother Mary Hardy,   b. Abt 1699, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1751, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married Bef 1718  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F07948  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Stimson,   b. Abt 1734, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 26 Sep 1750  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Raphael Wheatley,   b. Bef 1780, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1814, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 36 years)
     2. Catharine Wheatley,   b. Bef 1780, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1813, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F11689  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book HBBH-13, 1808-1817; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 41.
      Francis Wheatley Sr. Will, October 19, 1808; August 22, 1809
      I, Francis Wheatley Sr. of CC, being wesk in body, but of sound and disposing mind and memory;
      To son John Wheatly, negro Matilda.
      To son Francis Wheatly, negro George (in his possession).
      To my 3 grandchildren (of son Francis Wheatly), the following property,
      To Elizabeth, negro Miley, 1 feather bed and furniture
      To William, negro Abraham
      To Matilda, negro Domenick
      To son Raphael Wheatly, negroes, Nace , Harry, old woman Beck.
      To grandson Electius {Wheatly} (son of Raphael), negro Harriot.
      To my sons and daughters; John, Francis, Raphael, Mary and Catharine Wheatly, negroes Henny and Cate, on condition my daughter Clare Smith shall have the use of Henny during her life, and my daughter Polly Clements, shall have the use of Cate during her life.
      To sons Francis and Raphael, all my dwelling plantation divided equally. Raphael to have his moiety on that part where my dwelling house and its contingencies stand, and Francis to have his moiety to include his present residence.
      Item: son Francis {Wheatly}, the benefit of 1/3 of the fruit of my orchard duing his life, likewise daughter Catharine during her single life an equal interest with son Raphael in all that part of my land dwelling house of which I have willed to him.
      Item: as I conceive that my daughter Mary is not capable of taking care of herself, I require my son Raphael and daughter Catharine to take particular care of her and to serve her with all necessary attention, and it is with this condition, that I have willed them what is herein bequeath them.
      To daughter Catharine {Wheatly}, negroes, Lizzy or Elizabeth, Celia and Jacob. Also 2 milch cows, 4 ewes, and 1 feather bed and furniture.
      Executor: sons Francis and Raphael {Wheatly}
      Signed: October 19, 1808 Francis Wheatley Sr.
      Wit: Joseph Boone, James Boone, William Bowling
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      WHEATLE, FRANCIS, Charles Co. 10 Nov 1749; 12 Dec 1749
      To son Francis Wheatle, land I have, reserving 40 A. for wife Mary Wheatle and after her decease to dau. Elizebeath Wheatle.
      Son Francis, ex.
      Wit: Tho. Jas. Boarman, Richard Mongomer, Peter Mongomer. MCW 27.171a
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      MONTGOMERY, ELISHA, Charles Co. 13 Sep, 1766; 13 Dec, 1766
      To bro. Ignatius Montgomery,, tract called "Monmouth Enlarged", which was willed to me by my father,
      Wit: Wm. and Randolph Turner, Francis Wheatley. 35.45
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 446. At the request of Wm Bowling, the following deed was recorded on Jan 30, 1750[/1].
      Sep 26, 1750 from Francis Wheatly (Wheatley) of CC, planter, to William Bowling of CC, planter, for 1000 lbs tobacco, a parcel of land, being part of a tract of land called Charley, lying on the east side of Zachiah Swamp in CC, containing and laid out for about 15.5 acres. Signed - Fran: (|0 his mark) Wheatley. Wit - Robt Yates, Wm Bruce. Eliza, wife of the sd Francis Wheatley, released her dower.
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 458. At the request of Francis Wheatley, the following deed was recorded on Mar 23, 1750[/1].
      Sep 26, 1750 from Elizabeth Wheatly or Stimton and Benjamin Stimton, both of CC, planters, to Francis Wheatley of CC, planter, for 2000 lbs tobacco, a parcel of land, being part of a tract of land called Charley (Charly), lying on the east side of Zachiah Swamp in CC, containing and laid out for about 15.5 acres. Also, part of another tract of land called Millers Choice, lying in CC, containing and laid out for about 24.5 acres. Signed - Elizabeth (X her mark) Wheatly, Benja (X his mark) Stimton. Wit - Robt Yates, wm Bruce. Mary Wheatley, widow and relict of Francis Wheatley, late of CC, deceased, released her dower.
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      Charles County Land Record Book S#3, 1770-1775; Page 545. Bill of Sale. Mar 7, 1774 from Francis Wheatly of CC, planter, to William Clagett of CC, merchant, for providing a way and method for payment of a debt due by him to John Glassford, Esq, & Co, by his bond dated today, or so far as the goods and chattels herein after mentioned will extend, and for 5 shillings, Francis Wheatly releases to Clagett, 1 Negro woman, Beck, about 22 years old, 1 Negro boy, George, about 4 years old, son to the afd Beck. To have and to hold to sd Clagett, under the special confidence that sd Clagett shall, as soon as possible, sell the afd Negroes at public sale, and with the money received, pay sd John Glassford & Co, and pay any overplus to sd Wheatly. Signed - Francis (+ his mark) Wheatly, William Clagett. Wit Robt Young*, George Ross. Recorded Mar 9, 1774,
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 524. Deposition, recorded at the request of William Bowling.
      The deposition of Francis Wheatley, aged 57 years, deposes that, between 30 and 40 years ago, that Thomas Jas Boatman Sr and William Bowling, got old Peter Montgomery to run a line of Marsham Warring's land that lies in CC, and as they were running the sd line, this deponent came and met them where he now shows a tree to be one of the line trees and that Thomas James Boarman blazed the sd tree himself for a line tree. This deponent further says that he understands that Thomas James Boarman has made the afd tree the beginning of a parcel of land he sold to old Richard Edelen. Signed - Francis (X his mark) Wheatley. This deposition taken by Joshua Sanders.
      Names of the several persons by when this deposition was taken: James Boone, John Boone son of Charles, John Wheatley, Raphael Wathen, Jerome Wathen, Joseph Bowling, Thomas Bowling, Francis Bowling, John Bowling son of Joseph. Recorded May 31, 1781.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 441. Nov 20, 1779 from Charles Boone of Prince Georges County, to James Boone of CC, for 250 , a parcel of land on the east side of Zakiah Swamp, and being part of Boarmans Manor, and bounded by a tract of land granted by Mr. Richard Edelen decd to Mary, the wife of the afd Charles Boone, then to a boundary of Francis Wheatly, a boundary of Mr. Joshua Sanders, containing about 110 acres. Signed - Charles Boone. Wit - Robt Young, Joshua Sanders (CC JPs). Recorded Mar 14, 1780.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 506. Nov 17, 1789 from John Boone of St. Mary's County, planter, to John Bowling of CC, planter, for 192 10 shillings, all that parcel of land lying on the east side of Zaccia Swamp, being part of Boarmans Manor, bounded by a boundary of William Bowling and Thomas James Boarman, a locust post near William Bowlings Mill, a boundary of Francis Wheatley, the line of the land conveyed by Thomas James Boarman to Charles Boone containing about 110 acres. Signed - John Boone. Wit - Ben Dyson*, Alexr McPherson*. Francess, wife to the ad John Boone, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. Recorded Dec 3, 1789.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 368-44: CHARLEY: 152 acres; Possession of - 152 Acres - Bowling, John: Surveyed 24 June 1670 for James Bowling at a bound Red Oak on the North side of a branch that comes out of Zachia Swamp: Conveyance notes - 20 Acres - William Bowling from Thomas Bowling; 14 June 1737, William Bowling from Joseph Ruthsom (?); 29 Jan 1749,130 Acres - John Lomax Jr. from Thomas (last name not written) Jr. 29 Feb 1752, 130 Acres -Thomas Marshall Jr. from John Lomax Jr.; 29 Feb 1752, , ,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 367-40: MILLERS CHOICE: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Wheatly, Francis: Surveyed 4 March 1673 for John Miller at a bound tree of CHARLEY: Other Tracts Mentioned: CHARLEY;

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