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

Benjamin Ignatius Reeder

Male 1762 - 1842  (80 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Ignatius Reeder 
    Born 1762  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Dec 1842  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I050635  Tree1
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 

    Father Simon Reeder,   b. 1724, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1792, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 69 years) 
    Mother Sarah Green,   b. 9 Feb 1739/40, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years) 
    Married Bef 1752  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F03010  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Clifton Slaughter,   b. Aft 1761, Grange, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1792, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1786  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • By Rev. HENRY PILE [ROMAN CATHOLIC].
      Reeder I Benjn. to Eleanor Slaughton, Dec. 23, 1786.
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F26552  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 292. Bill of sale, recorded at the request of Benjamin Reeder. I, Martin Wathen of CC, for 13 and 1275 lbs of crop tobacco, sell to Benjamin Reeder, 1 pied heifer, 2 black steers, 1 black cow, 1 brindle cow, all branded 1B, and her colt, and 1 small roan horse. Signed May 26, 1788 - Martin Wathen. Wit - Robt. C. Hall. Recorded May 27, 1788,
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 615. Aug 29, 1789 from Thomas Andrew Dyson, as CC Sheriff, to Benjamin Reeder of CC, by virtue of a fieri facial from the Worshipful Bennett Dyson to expose to sale the following land, at which sale Reeder was the highest bidder at $1 per acre, herein conveyed is about 74 acres, being part of a tract of land called Eglestone, which sd land was deeded by James Swann to Edward Swann on May 17, 1760, as by CC records will more fully appear. This sale is as a consequence of a judgment obtained by a warrant by ad Reeder against the afd Edward Swann. Reeder bought the land on May 15, 1789. This deed confirms to Reeder and assigns a title the land. signed - Thos. A. Dyson, Shff Charles County. Wit - Sam Swann, James Cooksey, Dan Jenifer*, Henry Barnes*. Recorded Dec 19, 1789.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 1. Sep 15, 1789 from Benjamin Reeder of CC, to Samuel Swann of St Mary's County, for 90 , all that tract of land in CC, late the property of Edward Swann, and taken by fieri facies and sold to satisfy a debt due from sd Edward to sd Benjamin, as will more fully appear by reference to a CC deed from Thomas Andrew Dyson, CC Sheriff, to Benjamin Reeder, being part of a tract of land called Eagleton, bounded by the mouth of a branch that divides the land that formerly belonged to the Revd John Urquhart and the land of sd Edward Swann, containing about 124 acres. Signed - B. Reeder. Wit - Wm D. Briscoe*, Ben. Dyson*. Eleanor Reeder, wife of sd Benjamin, released her dower. Recorded Mar 1, 1790.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 7. Mortgage. I, Benjamin Reeder of CC, for 300 , have sold to Henry Digges of CC, 5 slaves named Jacob, Nell, Prism, John, and Matthew. Henry Digges, as a surety for sd Benjamin and for his debt, stands bound to Olivia Jurningham (Jerningham), now the wife of Henry Hamersly of CC, by bond in the penal sum of 940 conditioned for the payment of 470 and interest at a day now past, of which about 160 now remains due. Henry Digges as a surety for Benjamin Reeder for his debt, stands bound to Ann Edwardina Jurningham (Jerningham), now married to Joseph Queen of Prince Georges County, by bond in the penal sum of 940 , conditioned for the payment of 470 and interest, at a day now past, of which about 410 now remains due. Henry Digges, apprehensive he may sustain some injury from alarming circumstances in consequence of his several securityships afd, and sd Benjamin being willing to indemnify him against all possible harm that may ensue, has conveyed to ed Henry Digges the afd 5 slaves. If sd Benjamin Reeder pays Henry Hamersly and Joseph Queen the balance of the afd several suns, and shall in the meantime indemnify Henry Digges from all losses he may sustain because of the afd securityships, then these presents to be void. Signed Feb 19, 1790 - B. Reeder. Wit - Francis Digges, Ben Dyson*. Recorded Mar 9, 1790.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 140. Bill of sale. I, Benjamin Reeder of CC, for 50 , have sold to Andrew Crawford of CC, 1 Negro girl named Rachel, aged about 16 years (a slave for life). Signed Sep 7, 1790 - B. Reeder. Wit - Jas Scott, Jno Hyndman. Recorded Sep 8, 1790.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 279. May 25, 1787 from Thomas Barron of CC, to Benjamin Reeder of Montgomery County, for 1030 18 shillings and 6 pence, all the following tracts of land in CC, that is to say, one tract of land called Hadlow, containing about 234 acres, and one other tract of land called Pairr, containing about 50 acres, and one other tract of land called Crappers Reserve, containing about 55 acres, and one other tract of land called Hadlow and Hitchen, containing about 147 acres, and one other tract of land called Woods low Grounds, containing about 15 acres, and one other tract of land called Hitchen, containing about 50 acres, and also one other tract of land called Horners Meadow, containing about 103 acres, and also one moiety of a tract of land, being 9 acres, being part of a tract of land called ray, with one moiety of the water mill thereon built. Signed - Thomas Barron. Wit - J. Parnham*, Bent Dyson*.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1789-1790; Liber II {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 143. At the request of Daniel Baynes the following Deed was recorded May 21, 1789
      Indenture made April 17, 1789; Indenture made April 17, 1789; Benjamin Reeder of Charles County, Maryland in consideration of an award given in his favor against Joseph Noble Baynes, executor of John Baynes, Jr., deceased and guardian to Daniel Baynes by Robert Fergusson, Matthew Blair and John Beall Turner for 101 pounds 10 shillings and 2 pence current money has sold a lot in Piscattaway Town containing 17 acres and beginning at a locust post being the easternmost corner of Butler Edelin's garden and bounded by the northwest corner of William Jenkins lot and a partition post between the gardens of Thomas D. Hardey and George D. Hardey s/o George Hardey and Piscattaway Run. Which lot was originally in the month of December 1778 contracted for John Baynes, Jr., with Thomas Dent, attorney in fact for Thomas Dent Hardey but for the want of the requisites of the law being complied with by Thomas Dent, became the property of George Dent Hardey at the death of Thomas Dent Hardey and the said George having by deed of conveyance unto Benjamin Reeder bearing date September 28, 1785 made over all his lands on the east side of Piscattaway Creek called "Leith" and "Pittsburgh" also all the other lands being on the east side of Piscattaway creek to which the said George had any right. Signed B. Reeder in the presence of and acknowledged before Bennett Dyson, Williamd Dent Briscoe (JP's of Charles County, Maryland) and at the same time Eleanor Reeder w/o Benjamin Reeder relinquished her right of dower

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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 279. Benjamin Reeder vs Thomas Barron, in Chancery, May Term, 1791. The cause stands for hearing on the bill, answer, and exhibit. It is, this May 17, 1791, by the High Court of Chancery, decreed that the deed mentioned in the bill, viz, a deed dated May 25, 1787, in which sd Thomas Barron conveys to the complainant a tract of land called Hadlow, with divers other tracts, be recorded in CC or in the land records of the General Court for the Western Shore, within 6 months, provided the deed shall not effect the title of any purchaser of the land within mentioned. Signed - A C Hanson, Chancellor. True Copy. Wit - Samuel Harvey Howard, Reg Cur. Recorded Jun 20, 1791.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 353. Oct 25, 1791 from Benjamin Reeder of CC, to Joseph Court of Ann Arundel County, for 30,000 lbs of tobacco, one house and lot in Beatty and Hawkin's Addition to George Town [Anne Arundel County?], known as Lot #7, containing for front, 80 feet, and for depth 130 feet. The lot was heretofore deeded by Charles Beatty and Martha, his wife, to Henry Yost, and by sd Yost and wife to Benjamin Reeder, as per the records of Frederick and Montgomery Counties. Also, 1 Negro girl about 19 years old, named Henny, and 1 other Negro girl, about 12 years old, named Susanah. Sd Joseph Court, as assignee of John Mackall, has judgment against sd Reeder for a certain quantity of tobacco, due upon bond. Sd Reeder may have liberty to redeem sd property by paying Joseph Court afd, one half of the debt afd, on Apr 1, 1792, and the other half on Dec 1, 1792, with legal interest. The exact sum due shall be ascertained by Philip B. Key or William Cooke, Esq. If Reeder does not comply with the payments, Court may sell the property. Signed - B. Reeder.
      Wit - Elisha T. Hall, Isaa Basset. Acknowledged before R.
      Goldsborough, a Judge of the General Court. Recorded Nov 7, 1791.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1790-1791; Liber JJ2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 581. At the request of John Adams the following Deed was recorded August 10, 1791
      Indenture made August 8, 1791; Benjamin Reeder, merchant of Charles County, Maryland in consideration of 15 pounds current money paid by John Adams of PGCo has sold one acre of land lying in Pisacattaway Town being part of a tract called "Leith" deeded by George Dent Hardey to Benjamin Reeder on September 28, 1785 beginning at the west line of Henry Hardey's lot sold to him out of the aforesaid tract on May 31, 1785 by George Dent Hardey and on the west side of the main road leading through Piscattaway to Upper Marlborough; and further warrants that if Elvira Hardey w/o George Dent Hardey does not make over her right of dower that the said Benjamin Reeder is to pay John Adams the sum of 2 pounds current money and Benjamin Reeder is not to be liable for any such default in the title of the deed. Signed B. Reeder in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Clagett, Joseph N. Baynes and at the same time Eleanor Reeder w/o Benjamin Reeder relinquished her right of dower
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 377. Bill of sale. I, Benjamin Reeder of CC, for 24 14 shillings, have sold to Joseph Shammel (Shamwell), 1 Negro girl named Cinthia, about 14 years old, If, however, Reeder pays Shammel the afd sum with interest, by the 3rd Monday of next Mar, then this bill of sale to be void. Signed Feb 1, 1792 - B. Reeder. Wit - Bent Dyson*. Recorded Feb 6, 1792,
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1791-1793; Liber JRM 1 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 240. At the request of Dr. John F. Bowie the following Deed was recorded August 1, 1792
      Indenture made March 10, 1792; Benjamin Reeder, Gentleman of Charles County, Maryland in consideration of 50 pounds current money paid by John Fraizer [Fraser] Bowie, Doctor of Physick has sold 1 acre of land adjoining the rock spring near Piscattaway which was reserved in the conveyance made April 7, 1789 by Benjamin Reeder to Forrest and Stoddert for the purpose of purchasing from the wife of George Dent Hardey her right of dower. Signed B. Reeder in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Clagett, Joseph N. Baynes and at the same time Eleanor Reeder w/o Benjamin Reeder relinquished her right of dower
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 521. Jan 25, 1796 from Henry H Chapman of CC, to John Haw of CC. A decree passed the High Court of Chancery at Feb Term 1794 for the sale of certain lands mortgaged by Benjamin Reeder, late of CC, to Messieurs Uriah Forrest and Benjamin Stoddert of Montgomery County. Sd Chapman was appointed by sd decree to be a trustee, for the purpose of selling sd lands. Sd Chapman, in pursuance of sd decree, set up the lands for sale on last Oct 31, and sd Haw became the purchaser. Now sd Chapman, as trustee, for 601 paid by sd Haw, Chapman sells to Haw all the right of sd Forrest and Stoddert, complainants, and of sd Reeder, defendant, to the following lands, to wit, a tract of land, part of Hardlow, containing 237 acres; another tract called Hardlow and hitchen, containing 147 acres; another tract called Croppers reserve, containing 55 acres; another tract called Parr, containing SS acres; Horners Meadows, containing 103 acres; part of Woods Low ground, containing 15 acres; and the moiety of a mill seat, being 9 acres; part of a tract called Penury, all lying in CC. Signed - Henry H Chapman. Wit - Henry Barnes*, Richd Barnes*. Recorded Jan 25, 1796.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 375-17: EAGLETON: 615 acres; Possession of - 615 Acres - Swann, Samuel: Surveyed 9 July 1669 for Edward Swann in the woods near Piles Fresh at a bound poplar near the head of a branch: Other Tracts Mentioned: aka EGGLESTONE; ; ; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 80 Acres - Samuel Swann from Philip Briscoe; 19 June 1725,12 Acres - Samuel Love from Thomas Swann; 17 July 1732, 38 Acres - Samuel Love from Thomas Swann; 23 Aug 1746 {mm note: could be 57 & 38}, 95 Acres - John Urquhart from James Swann; 2 Aug 1750,