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

John Woodward

Male Bef 1718 - Aft 1780  (> 64 years)

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  • Name John Woodward 
    Born Bef 1718  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1780  Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I058469  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 

    Father John Woodward,   b. Bef 1656,   d. 28 Feb 1719/20, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 64 years) 
    Mother Margaret Abbington,   b. Bef 1690, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1720, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 30 years) 
    Married St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F28542  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Guibert,   b. Bef 1722, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1780, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 60 years) 
    Married Bef 17 Nov 1738  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Anne Woodward,   b. Bef 1750, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F28541  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      WOODWARD, JOHN, St. Mary's Co. 15 March 1757; 20 June 1757
      To be divided among my wife and child William Woodward.
      Wife, extx.
      Wit: Matthew Wise, Hopewell Adams.
      Widow stands by the will. 30. 315
      John Woodward 64.2 SM 392.3.4 Jun 23 1757 Oct 17 1757
      Appraisers: George Aisquith, Joseph Hopewell.
      Creditors: Thomas King Martha Dezader.
      Next of kin: Ann Lee, Joseph Shurmindine.
      Administrators/Executors: Charles Warlorum and his wife Ann Warlorum.
      John Woodward 3.50 D SM 139.19.0 Nov 10 1760
      Sureties: John Hopewell, John Wiseman.
      Distribution to (equally): Widow (unnamed), William (son).
      Executrix: Ann Waldrum, wife of Charles Waldrum.
      Woodward, John, St. Mary's County, 2nd Feb., 1719-20; 28th Feb., 1719-20;
      To daus. Margt. and Anne, personalty at age of 16 or marriage.
      To son John, personalty at age of 18.
      To son James and hrs., residue of estate,
      Ex.: Edward King.
      Test: Thos. Asquith, James King.
      Note: 24th Feb., 1719, Edwd. King renounces executorship.
      Test: Ricchd. Hopewell, John Seager. 16. 9 old and new.
      John Woodward 9.290 A SM 75.9.3 Mar 11 1728
      Payments to: Thomas Brooke & William Holland & Thomas Addison, Esq.
      Legatees (children): Margaret wife of John Shurmandine, Anne, John.
      Administrator: Mr. John Abbington of Prince George's County.
      Robert Pilborough 26.426 SM Jul 24 1741 Nov 16 1741
      Appraisers: William Sheppard, Samuel Tennison.
      Creditors: Edward Bowling, John Woodward.
      Next of kin: Eliza Crust) William Bull.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Eliza Pilborough.
      Monica Monack 21.363 A SM 194.16.7 194.16.7 Jun 20 1745
      Sureties: John Mills, William Haden.
      Payments to: Charles Campthorn, Dr. McWilliams, John Woodward, James Thompson, Jr., John Aynre, John Bird, Mr. Philip Key, James Mills, Daniel Forest, John Brady, Martha Basketfield, John Buckman, Owen Brady, William Cartwright, Capt. Benjamin Ward, Matthew Anderson, Peter Garrat.
      Distribution to (orphans): John Monock, Thomas Monock, Mary Monock, Monica Monock.
      Executor (surviving): John Temple.
      Mr. Joshua Guibert 31.285 SM 491.2.0 Dec 19 1744 Sep 3 1745
      Appraisers: M. Thompson, Richard Cooper.
      Creditors: Phillip Key attorney for Cox & Humphrey, Philip Key.
      Next of kin: John Woodward, John Coode.
      Administrators/Executors: Thomas Coad, James Dunbar.
      Martha Gibbins 23.3 A SM 24.4.0 21.19.11 Aug 2 1746
      Sureties: John Wiseman, John Woodward.
      Received from: Cuthbert Able,
      Payments to: John Johnson, Mathew Lyne, Mr. Philip Key, Capt. Guilbert Ireland,
      Joseph Stone, Major Gibbins (son of John Gibbins, due from Henry Tucker).
      Legal representatives: John Gibbins, Stephen Gibbing, Henry Gibbins, Mager Gibbins, Nathaniel Hickman, William Daves, Elenor Gibbins, Precilla Gibbins.
      Administrator: John Gibbing.
      DEVOR, ASSILLA, St. Mary's Co. 9 June 1750; 8 Oct 1750
      To sister Elinor Ivey, extx., care of my son Peter Dever until
      he arrives to age of 14 years and then to be bound to what trade
      she thinks fit; also the care of my son Thos. Little, until he
      arrives at age 21.
      To sister Elinor and niece Ann Woodward, wearing apparel.
      To Hannah Royson, my ridding saddle.
      To sons Thomas Little and Peter Dever, personal estate.
      Wit: Matthew Wise, Thos. Fisher, William Aisquith. 27. 399.
      HORNE, EDWARD, St. Mary's Co. 12 July, 1746; 13 Nov 1749
      To son Edward Horne, messuage or tennament of land whereon he
      now lives, being pt. of tract called "Harford Folly."
      To wife Mary Horne and dau. Ann Horne, right to water mill have in partnership with Thomas Aisquith.
      To wife use of mansion plantation during her lifetime, then to dau Ann Horne.
      To dau. Frances Griffen, Negro man Tom.
      Remainder after wife's thirds to be divided bet. Edward Horn my
      son and my daus. Ann and Elizabeth Horne.
      Wit: Hugh Hopewell, John Wiseman, John Woodward. 27. 157-9
      Edward Horn 29.201 A SM 614.4.0 694.16.2 Feb 11 1750
      Sureties: Barnaby Angell, John Woodward.
      Received from: William Cavinough.
      Payments to: Capt. Robert Chesley, Elisabeth Mason, Matthew Bredin, Nathaniel Hickman, John Newton, Thomas Aisquith, John Clark, Samuel Hogins, Peter Kirby, Nicholas Lewis Sewall & Charles King.
      Distribution to: widow (unnamed), children (of full age): Edward Horn, Francis, Elisabeth.
      Mentions: Anne Horn (died prior to deceased).
      Executrix: Mary Horn.
      John Shermandine 44.254 SM 50.2.6 Jan 21 1750 Jan 21 1750
      Appraisers: Hugh Hopewell, Thomas Fisher.
      Creditors: John Abell, Thomas Aisquith.
      Next of kin: Joseph Shermandine Elisabeth Shermandine,
      Administrator/Executor: John Woodward.
      John Shurmandine 31.221 A SM 50.2.0 73.8.3 Sep 14 1751
      Sureties: Joseph Kelly, Francis Kirby.
      Received from: James Corum, Capt. Robert Chesley, John Abell.
      Payments to: Hugh Hopewell, Capt. Gilbert Ireland, John Abell, Capt. Robert Chesley, Thomas Aisquith, Joseph Kelly, Peter Kirby, Zebulon Keen, Mary Horne.
      Distribution to (orphans): Joseph Shurmandine (aged 16), Elisabeth Shurmandine (aged 13), James Shurmandine (aged 12), Abintine Shurmandine (aged 9), Jeremiah Shurmandine (aged 8), Ann Shurmandine (aged 5), Hezekiah Shurmandine (aged 3).
      Administrator: John Woodward.
      Robert Potter 32.235 A SM 62.13.11 78.3.1 May 11 1752
      Sureties: John Woodward, Ignatious Taylor.
      Received from: George McCaul, Samuel Hogins, John Woodward.
      Payments to: George Clark, Nicholas Sewall, James Armstrong, Capt. Robert Chesley, Mev. Lock, George Aisquith & Joseph Hopewell, Thomas Bredin, Nicholas Lewis Smith, George Aisquith, John Woodward, James Rigg, Thomas Aisquith, James Dent, Benjamin Mason.
      Distribution to: widow (unnamed, 1/3). Residue to: Cathrine Potter (daughter) wife of Ralph Stocken, Mary Potter (daughter) wife of Thomas Smith, Ann Potter (daughter) wife of James Rigg, Susannah Potter (daughter, at full age), Elisabeth Potter (aged 15), Jean Potter (aged 13), Elenor Potter (aged 11).
      Administratrix: Ann Potter.
      George Craghill 33.323 A SM 464.4.4 95.3.10 Dec 19 1752
      Received from: Thomas Reeder, estate of Thomas Tarlton, Hopewell Adams, Henry Newell, John Woodward, John Evans, Richard Gardiner, James Griffen, Parmenas Griffen, Thomas Griffen, William Cavinough, William Hebbut, Samuel Nicholson.
      Payments to: Thomas Hatton Cooms, John Wherritt, Joseph Sikes, Edward Caster, Enoch Cooms, Richard Ward Key, William Medley, Rev. Lawrence DeeButts.
      Executrix: Mary Smith, wife of James Smith.
      Thomas Willman 36.160 A SM 46.6.4 49.12.5 Feb 26 1754
      Payments to: George Clark, John Woodward, James Armstrong, Mev. Lock due to Lord Baltimore, Matthew Wise & John Hammitt, Thomas Aisquith, Meverill Lock, Hugh Hopewell, Joseph Willman (accountant).
      Administrators (de bonis non): Thomas Willman, Joseph Willman.
      Richard King 48.454 SM 29.11.9 Jan 20 1752 May 29 1752
      Appraisers: Thomas Baker, John Woodward.
      Creditors: John Hilton, ---- Hillton.
      Next of kin: Susanna Diffin, Elisabeth Nutthall.
      Administrator/Executor: John Wiseman.
      Mr. Robert Hendley 58.64 SM 253.0.3 Feb 22 1753 Mar 4 1754
      Appraisers: Lewis Sewall, John Woodward.
      Creditors: Ann Slater, John Hendly.
      Next of kin: John Hendley, Jeremiah Hendley.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Jane Hendley.
      Ralph Stocking 59.209 SM 49.7.11 Aug 11 1755
      Appraisers: Joseph Hopewell John Woodward.
      Creditors: Hopewell Adams, John Black.
      Next of kin: John Hendly, Ann Hendly.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Cathrine Stockin.
      Samuel Jenifer 60.108 SM 203.7.11 Dec 24 1754
      Appraisers: Charles King, John Woodward.
      Creditors: Somerwill Cox, Edward King.
      Next of kin: Allexander Barran, Ann Taylor.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Ellen Jenifer.
      SMITH, JOHN, St. Mary's Co. 19 Mar, 1733 (or 35) 6 May, 1761
      To son George Smith, land he now lives on called Round Pond.
      To son Thomas Smith, land I bought of Nicholas Lewis, called Piney Hill, about 140 A.
      To son Edward Smith, land I bought of Nicholas Lewis Sewel.
      To sons Simmoins and Job Smith, 1 s. sterl.
      To dau. Mary Saunders 8 lbs. paper currency.
      Exs: Son-in-law Hopewell Adams, and wife Mary Smith.
      Wit: John Woodward, John Wiseman. 31. 397
      Charles County Land Records, 1733-1743; Book O#2, Page 379. Recorded Feb 14, 1738 [/9] . Nov 17, 1738 from John Woodward of St. Mary's County, Gent, and Mary, his wife, to Edward Sanders (Saunders) of CC, for 5000 lbs tobacco and for other valuable considerations, a tract of land or part of a tract of land called Anns Delight in CC, being on the south side of Zackiah Swamp, now in the possession of Joshua Guibert. Signed - John (C his mark) Woodward, Mary (M her mark) Woodward. Wit - Robert Hanson*, Thomas Stone*.
      Feb 13, 1738[/9]. CC. Received of Mr. Edward Sanders 2 shillings sterling for a fine on the alienation of 83 acres and one third part of an acre of land, being one third part of the tract within mentioned.
      Early Charles County MD Settlers {Bates-Wright} page 311
      WOODWARD, John (Gent.), of St. Mary's Co., and his wife Mary. 17 Nov 1738.
      To Edward Sanders (Saunders), a tract called Anns Delight, being on s. side of Zachia Swamp. (Land: 0#2.379 {sic 384})
      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 490. Aug 21, 1780 from John Woodward of Montgomery County and Mary, his wife, who is daughter and heir at law to Joshua Guibert, late of St. Mary's County, decd, to John Ratcliff of Fairfax County, Virginia, and William Edie and Elizabeth, his wife, of Virginia. Whereas sd John Woodward and Mary, his wife, have been informed that a deed has been discovered on record, made by Thomas Wicherly, formerly of CC, to the sd Joshua Guibert, purporting to be a deed to convey to the sd Joshua Guibert, all that tract of land in CC called Tower Hill, containing about 166 acres, and we, sd John Woodward and Mary, his wife, being well satisfied that there was no consideration paid by sd Joshua Guibert to sd Thomas Wicherly for the land afd, and being certain that the sd deed was never intended between the parties afd as a deed of absolute conveyance, but that the same was done and made by the by sd Thomas Wicherly to sd Joshua Guibert as his trustee, for reasons then known to the parties, and it was never intended that sd Joshua Guibert should have the land to his own use, and we, sd John and Mary Woodward, wanting the heirs of sd Thomas Wicherly to not be deprived of their right in sd land or legal remedy, therefore that sd deed and the true intention thereof be executed, now this deed witnesses that sd John Woodward and Mary, his wife, for 5 shillings to them paid by sd John Ratcliff, William Edie, and Elizabeth, his wife, sell to sd John Ratcliff and William and Elizabeth Edie, sd tract of land called Tower Hill, lying in CC. Signed - John (@ his mark) Woodward, Mary (X her mark) Woodward. Wit - Peter Pearce, William (X his mark) Harp, Ignatius (w his mark) McFarthing. Acknowledged before Saml W. (Samuel Wade) Magruder and James Offutt, who are, as certified to by Brooke Beall, elk of Montgomery County Court, to be JPs in Montgomery County. Recorded Sep 1, 1780.
      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Chicamuxen: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 361-73: TOWER HILL: 166 acres; Possession of - 166 Acres - Wicherly, Thomas: Surveyed 26 July 1688 for Thomas Wicherly: Other Tracts Mentioned: ELDER; Conveyance notes - this land can not be found, Lies in ELDER Survey,

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