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

Bennett Fenwick

Male Abt 1710 - 1800  (~ 90 years)


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  • Name Bennett Fenwick 
    Born Abt 1710  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Dec 1800  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I058769  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 

    Father Cuthbert Fenwick,   b. Abt 1680, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1728/29, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Brooke,   b. Abt 1691, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1760, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married Abt 1707  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10278  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1791-1803 St. Mary's County, Maryland Wills [Linda Davis Reno]
      NAME: Bennet Fenwick LIBER: JJ 42 FOLIO: 266
      DATE OF WILL: 12/10/1800
      DATE OF PROBATE: 12/23/1800
      Son: Benedict Joseph Fenwick, the land I live on which I purchased from John R. Plater, except 3040 acres lying toward Edward Abell's which is to be sold by my Executor to pay my debts.
      Daughters: Margaret Fenwick and Susanna Fenwick, my personal estate equally divided.
      My stock, household furniture, meat and corn are to be sold at 12 months' credit, except what is necessary for the use of the children.
      EXECUTOR(S): Friend, Richard Heard, and Charles Chilton
      WITNESSES: John Wimsatt. Mary Fenwick, William Bowling
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      Fenwick, Cuthburt, St. Mary's County, ============== 23rd March, 1729.
      To 2 eldest daus. [unnamed], 10s, each; gifts to them confirmed.
      To dau. Elizabeth, wife [unnamed] and son Bennet, personalty.
      To son Cuthbert and hrs., dwell. plan. and personalty.
      To son Robert and hrs., tract at Hervy Town bou. of James King; shd. either son die without issue, land to pass to son Bennet.
      To 5 youngest or last child., personalty; and to 2 grandchild. Robert and Mary Brooke, personalty left to 2 child. by their grandmother
      Exs.: Wife [unnamed] and son Cuthbert.
      Test: Adam Head, Phillip Clarke, Cuthbert Fenwick.
      Note: Widow claims her thirds. 19.888,
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      William Spalding 88.72 SM 209.1.1 May 29 1765
      Appraisers: George Leigh, Joseph Leigh.
      Creditors: Vernon Hebb attorney for William Hicks, Robert Ferguson attorney for John Glassford & Co.
      Next of kin: Henry Spalding, Bennet Fenwick.
      Administratrix: Elisabeth Spalding
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      FENWICK, CUTHBERT, SR., St Mary's Co. 1 Sep, 1762; 8 Sep, 1762
      To cousin Benedict Fenwick, son of George Fenwick, tract of land lying in Beaver Dam Mannor, called Swamp Island, 238 A.
      To cousin Cuthbert Fenwick, now living with me, son of Bennett Fenwick, all remaining pt. of lands that I possess.
      To Elizabeth Barnes, 1,000 lbs. tobacco annually.
      To Rebecca King, wife of William King, Jr., some cattle.
      To my above-mentioned cousin Benedict Fenwick, all the stock belonging to the forrest plantation.
      To cousin Cuthbert Fenwick, stock belonging to my home plantation.
      Remainder of estate to be equally divided between 2 cousins above mentioned, Benedict and Cuthbert Fenwick, when they are age 21.
      Ext Bro. Bennett Fenwick.
      Wit: Iga. Fenwick, William King, James Mackby. 31. 782
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      Cuthbert Fenwick 80.167 SM 343.5.4 Sep 8 1762 Mar 4 1763
      Appraisers: Samuel Abell, Thomas Forrest.
      Creditors/Next of kin: George Fenwick, Athanathus Ford, James Bute.
      Executor: Bennett Fenwick.
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      Cuthbert Fenwick 4.29 D SM 417.4.4 Feb 10 1764
      Executor: Bennett Fenwick.

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