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

William Simms

Male 1708 - 1794  (86 years)


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  • Name William Simms 
    Born 1708 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Jun 1794  Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I057179  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 

    Father Francis Simms,   b. 1667, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Jun 1742, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 75 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Simms,   d. 7 Apr 1750, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Boone,   b. Abt 1692, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1738, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married Aft 17 Sep 1735  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Simms,   b. 1738, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1768, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years)
     2. Rodeus Simms,   d. Aft 1794, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F07948  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County, Maryland, Inventories,1791-1797; Page 236, William Simms - Inventory. Late of CC, decd. Jun 10, 1794-
      Lease of 40 acres of land (during the life of Walter Kerrick) .
      Total amount: 136.19.61-1/4_
      Signed Jun 10, 1794 - Charles Mankin, Jos. Owen, appraisers.
      Kindred: Rhody Simms, Sarah Ann (X her mark) Simms.
      Creditors: Wm Watts, Mary (X her mark) Luckett.
      CC, Jul 7, 1794. Then came Mary Ann Simms, administratrix, & made oath.
      Certified by John Muschett, Registrar of Wills.
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      Jim Sims

      In the Tax List of Charles Co Maryland for 1733 of Port Tobacca East at # 24 is Francis Simms and at # 25 is William Simms. This shows that William was born in the early 1700's.
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      SIMES, ELIZABETH, Charles Co. 23 March 1749/50; 7 Apr 1750
      To son Francis Simes, ex., 1 s,
      To son William Simes, 1 s.
      To son John Simes, 1 s.
      To daus Dorithy Gaff, 1 s.
      To dau, Catrine Tusten, 1 s..
      To dau. Elizabeth Nalrona(?), 1 s.
      To son Thomas Simes, heifer, bed, colt and 4 shoats, an iron pots
      To dau. Mary Simes, remainder of personal estate,
      Wit: William Hagen, Jane Boarman. 27. 241
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      JENKINS, GEORGE, Charles Co. 21 June 1775;17 Aug, 1775
      To sister Henrita Simms, 3 sons: Thomas, Edward and Marmaduke, 1/3 of whole estate equally,
      To brother John's 3 sons, Thomas, John and Edward, 1/3 of whole estate equally,
      To brother Williams, 3 sons, Thomas, George and John, 1/3 of my personal estate equally,
      To niece: Monica Simpson, stock,
      To niece: Susannah Smith, stock,
      To Mary Doing and Elizabeth Simpson, 5 each.
      To Daughter of Margaret Gardiner, 5.
      Brothers William and Thomas Sims, Exs.
      Wit: Thomas Sanders; Thomas Simpson, 40.590
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      John Juston 70.206 CH 95.14.11 May 20 1760 Jul 5 1760
      Appraisers: James Keech, Henry Marton.
      Mentions: Frederick Semms, William Semms.
      Mentions: John Brooks for John Semple, Alexander Lithgow.
      Executrix: Katharine Juston
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      John Turton 49.569 A CH 35.14.11 19.19.8 Jul 1 1763
      Sureties: William Sims, John Brook.
      Received from: James Maddox, Henry Martin.
      Payments to: John Carrington, Elisha Harbin, Walter Kenrick, John Fendall, John Sample, John Mitchel, Daniel Dulany, Esq.
      Executrix: Catherine Turton (also Katherine Turton).
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      Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh Colonial Records Vol 2
      STATE OF HIS LORDSHIP'S MANOR pg 29
      State of His Lordships Manor of Zachaiah in Charles County, February, 1768

      1. (A) Decemr 25th 1741; (B) William Simms; (C) 92-1/2; (D) Wm Simms; (E) 1-0-8; (F) 4-2-8; (L) William Simms, Sarah Simms, David Osborn; (M) William 60, Sarah 30, David 36.

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