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

Charles Spalding

Male Aft 1718 - Aft 1766  (> 48 years)


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  • Name Charles Spalding 
    Born Aft 1718  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1766  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I057579  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2021 

    Father John Spalding,   b. 1675, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1726, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Mary Field,   b. Abt 1679, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1720, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married Abt 1695  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F05256  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • Will of John SPALDING
      Prerogative Wills, Liber 12, ff.23-25,
      Hall of Records,Annapolis, MD

      In the name of God, Amen the Eighteenth Day of January One Thousand Seven Hundred and Twenty Four-five. I JOHN SPALDING of Charles County although sick of body but of good and sound memory praise to Almighty God for the Same, therefore I do make this my last Will and Testament in Manner and form following that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the Hands
      of God that gave it hoping through Merits Death and Passion of my Saviour Jesus Christ to have full and free pardon and forgiveness of all my sins and to inherit everlasting life and my body I commit to the Earth to be decently buried at the Discretion of my Executor hereafter named not Doubting but at the general Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the almighty power of God. And as touching Such Worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to Bless me in this life. I give Demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form that is to say -

      First I will that all those Debts as I do owe in Right or Conscience to any person or persons whatsoever shall be well and truly paid or ordered to be paid in Convenient time after my Decease by my Executor hereafter named.

      Item I give and bequeath to Priscilla my dearly beloved Wife the tract of land and plantation one called "Town Manor" whereon we now live for and during her natural life and after her Decease to my youngest son and well beloved Son, CHARLES and to his heirs and assigns forever, but in case he Dies in his Minority or under age then to my beloved son, JOHN, and his heirs and assigns forever.

      Item I give and bequeath that Trace or parcell of land in Clements Bay forrest being part of a tract of land called "Batchelers Rest" containing one hundred acres to my beloved son JOHN and his heirs and Assigns forever. But if he dies without heirs then to be equally divided between my two Beloved sons, William and Bassell and their heirs and assigns forever.

      Item I give and bequeath that Tract or parcell of Land in Charles County Near Port Tobb being part of a tract of Land called Green's Inheritance containing two hundred acres to be equally divided between my two beloved sons, William and Bassell, their heirs and assigns forever.

      I also give and bequeath a tract of land on Beaver Dam Manor in St. Marys County to my Two sons, William and Bassell and their heirs and assigns forever.

      Item I give and bequeath to my son JOHN my part of Two tracts of land in St Marys County the one part of the Two Brothers the other part of St Giles and to his heirs and assigns forever.

      Item I give and bequeath to my beloved Priscilla three negroes one called Hagoe the other called George another called Head for the Time of her Natural Life and after her Decease then to my son CHARLES but if he dies with out heir or in his now age then to be equally divided between my
      other Children--

      Item I give and bequeath on Negro man called Peter and one called Anne to my son JOHN and the first child she bares to my beloved daughter, Mary.

      Item I give and bequeath one negro boy called Daniel and one negro woman called Peggy with her further increase to be equally divided between my two Sons WILLIAM and BASSELL at the age of 18-

      Item I give and bequeath to my daughter MARY one negro girl called Jane to my daughter Mary.

      Item I give and bequeath to my beloved wife a third part of all my Money Tobbacco and Debts also a third part of all my household but the other part to be equally between my five children my will is that my Son JOHN shall have the Education and bringing up of my children my will is that my wife and my son JOHN Spalding to be equally and jointly my sole executors of this my Last Will and Testament in Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and fixed my seale this Eighteenth day of January--
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      Transcribed and contributed by Shirley H. Platt,
      Plattshirl@aol.com
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      James Hamblin 30.147 CH 5.17.3 Aug 1 1744 Nov 25 1744
      Appraisers: William Hagan, Philip Edelen. Creditors: Vincent Askin.
      Administrator: Charles Spalding.
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      James Hamblin 22.201 A CH 5.7.3 19.1.7 May 7 1746
      Sureties: Samuel Turner, Jr., William Leach.
      Received from: George Maxwell, James Boarman, Sammuel Turner, Joseph Lancaster, Hudson Wathin, Robert Gill, Ignatius Gardner, Philip Edlin.
      Payments to: Samuel Hanson, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Walter Hanson.
      Representatives: none known.
      Administrator: Charles Spaulding.
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      Violetta Smith 79.205 CH 179.12.10 Aug 14 1761
      Appraisers: Francis Oden, Henry Tubman.
      Creditors: George Maxwell.
      Next of kin: Charles Spalding., Charles Somerset Smith.
      Executors: Richard Smith, Elias Smith, James Middleton,
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      Mary Bowen 89.153 CA 128.8.0 Nov 10 1766 Nov 19 1766
      Appraisers: Philip Dorsey, Charles Spalldlng.
      Mentions: James Forbes, James Weems.
      Next of kin: Isaac Bowen.
      Administrator: James Bowe
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      Charles County Land Record Book L#3, 1761-1765; Page 560. Indenture Jul 9, 1764 between Charles Spalding and Jean Turner, both of CC. Sd Turner hereby binds and puts as a servant, her son, William Turner, to the sd Charles Spalding, until he arrives to the age of 21 years, and sd Charles is to find William sufficient meat, drink, washing, and lodging fitting for such a servant during his sd master's service. Charles promises to put William to school 12 months, and at the end of his time, to give William a suit of clothes such as duged or broad cloth, 2 checked shirts, 1 cose [coarse?] ditto, 1 castor hat, a pair of shoes, a piece of worsted stocking, a silk handkerchief, 1 cose ditto, and 1 gun. Signed - Jean (X her mark) Turner, Charles Spalding_ Wit - Henry Lyon, Richard Smith. Recorded Nov 20, 1764

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