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

Benjamin Fenwick

Male Bef 1727 - Aft 1765  (> 40 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Fenwick 
    Born Bef 1727  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1765  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I058815  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    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 F10289  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Cuthbert Fenwick 24.20 A SM £172.11.5 £27.16.3 Jul 21 1747
      Sureties: Robert Fenwick, Hugh Hopewell.
      Received from: Hermit Fenwick, William Spaulding, Nicholas More.
      Payments to: Francis Harbert, Capt. Gilbert Ireland, Maj. Abraham Barnes, Mr. Philip Key, William Cartwright, William Haddock, Jonathon Seal, Henry Coley, Grace Macgill.
      Legal representatives: Robert Fenwick, Benjamin Fenwick, Joseph Fenwick, John Spaulding, Robert Brooke, Clement Spaulding, John Michell, Thomas Tanney, Matthias Burn, Ann Spaulding.
      Administrator: Benjamin Fenwick.
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      SPALDING, ELIZABETH, St Mary's Co. 20 Mar., 1760; 24 Jun, 1760
      To son Robert Fenwick, one slave.
      To son Benjamin Fenwick,
      Mentions: my pt. of crop due from B. T. Mattingly and everything that is jointly due me from sd. Mattanly, give to son Benj.
      To grand-dau. Anne Burn, my riding horse and etc.
      To dau. Anne Mattanly, 1 s. sterl.
      To grand-son John Taney, 1 s. sterl. money
      Wit: Igns. Fenwick, John Megill. 31. 1105
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      George Fenwick 110.99 SM £379.2.3 Aug 10 1772
      Appraisers: John Smith, Sr., Zachariah Forrest.
      Creditors: Archibald Campbell for James Gordon & Co., Athanasius Ford.
      Next of kin: Benjamin Fenwick, Robert Fenwick.
      Administrator/Executor: James Fenwick.
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      Richard Fenwick 86.60 SM £401.4.6 Jun 8 1764 Oct 2 1764
      Appraisers: Samuel Abell (son of John Abell), Thomas Forrest.
      Creditors: Athanathus Ford, John Taney.
      Next of kin: Ignatius Fenwick, Benjamin Fenwick,
      Administrator: George Fenwick.
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      Thomas Faney {sic Taney} 83.87 SM £50.1.0 Dec 21 1762 Mar 7 1764
      Appraisers: Samuel Abell, Jr., Samuel Abell.
      Next of kin: Benjamin Fenwick, Elisabeth Combs.
      Administrator: John Faney. {sic Taney}
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      Richard Wimsatt 34.148 A SM £251.8.1 £287.11.0 Apr 15 1753
      Sureties: Benjamin Fenwick, Ignatious Jarbo.
      Received from: Sarah Cessell, Thomas Yates, Robert Ford.
      Payments to: Thomas Blackhust, Stourt. Edwards, William Greenwell, Abraham Barnes, Elinor Read, Young Parran due to Lord Baltimore, Henry Greenwell, Mev.
      Lock, Henry JerneganĄ James Smith, Thomas James, Elisabeth Davis, Robert Wimsatt (accountant).
      Distribution to: widow (unnamed, 1/3), Residue to (orphans): Richard Wimsatt (at age), Robert Wimsatt (at age), Henry Wimsatt (aged 18), Ignatious Wimsatt (aged 13), Mary Wimsatt (at age), Menica Wimsatt (at age), Dorothy Wimsatt (aged 11), Susannah Wimsatt (aged 8).
      Executors: Tereitia Wimsatt, Richard Wimsatt, Robert Wimsatt.
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      Samuel Bellwood 34.162 A SM £258.12.9 £351.14.4 Apr 10 1753
      Sureties: Fergus Keough, Benjamin Fenwick.
      Received from: Mary Humbs, Col. George Plater, James raiding, John Bright, John Tear, Joseph Jenkins, Thomas Kerby, Charles King, William Walker, William Hamsley, James Ashly, Nicholas Lewis Sewell.
      Payments to: Charles King, Darby Morriss, Samuel Jenifer, Phillip Clarke, Thomas Newton, James Gough, Edward Cole, William Aud, John Heard, William Diggs, Ann
      Greenfeild, James Addams, James Stiles, Benjamin Tinwick, John Bright, James Hard, George Maxwell, Benjamin Dent, Abraham Barnes, Just. Jordan, William McWilliams, James Jarbo, Phillip Greenwell, Henry Greenwell, John Chesly, George Aisquith, Thomas Aisquith, Mev. Lock, Ignatius Jarbo, John Raley, Richard Pincey, Thomas Blackhurst, Fargus Keough.
      Distribution to: accountants (1/3). Residue to (children): Ann Bellwood (aged 11), Samuel Bellwood (aged 8), William Bellwood (aged 5). Henry Bellwood
      faced 2).
      Administratrix: Francis Greenwell, wife of Henry Greenwell.
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      Joseph Fenwick 66.220 SM £76.14.0 Mar 26 1759
      Appraisers: Henery Bryan, John Sheircliff.
      Creditors: Elisabeth Spalding, Benjamin Fenwick.
      Next of kin: Elisabeth Spalding, Benjamin Fenwick.
      Administrator/Executor: Robert Fenwick.
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      Cuthbert Fenwick, Jr. 33.45 SM 1172.11.5 Jan 29 1745 Jun 4 1746
      Appraisers: Edmund Plowden, Edward Cole.
      Creditors: John Haddock, Abraham Barnes.
      Next of kin: Robert Fenwick
      Administrator/Executor: Benjamin Fenwick.
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      FENWICK, PHILIP, St. Mary's Co. 13 Oct, 1749; 15 Jan, 1749
      To son Robt., 1st colt.
      To dau. ElinerĄ 2nd colt, etc. till all my children has a colt raided from the mare called Mettle.
      Other increase of the mare to wife.
      To my three dams remainder of personal estate.
      Wife Mary Fenwick, extx.
      Wit: Edwd, Cole, Ignatius Fenwick, Benjamin Fenwick. 27. 183-4
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      Philip Fenwick 29.200 A SM £172.8.11 £202.6.1 Jan 31 1750
      Sureties: John Michael Thomas Taney, Benjamin Fenwick.
      Received from: Jonathon Seal.
      Payments to: Col. George Plater, Dr. William McWilliams, Capt. Gilbert Ireland, Capt. Robert Chesley, Col. George Clark, Edward Cole, Henry Jernegan.
      Distribution to: widow (unnamed, 1/3). Residue to (orphans): Robert Fenwick (aged 7), Philip Fenwick (aged 3), Elinor Fenwick (aged 10), Jane Fenwick (aged 6)r Barbary Fenwick (aged 1).
      Executrix; Mary Fenwick.
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      TANEY, John Michael Thomas, St. Mary's Co. 15 Jan 1754; 18 March 1754
      To youngest son Thomas Taney, wench called Yellow Jean.
      To son Michael Taney, Negro Sarah, Negro boy Joe, Negro Bobb.
      To dau Marey Taney, Negro Peg, Negro boy Sam, Negro Great Charles.
      To dau Margret, Negroes Ben and Bess, Little Charles.
      To dau Elizabeth, Negro Terry, Negro Jerry and Negro Stephen.
      To eldest son John Taney, dwelling plantation, also Negroes Nicy, Harris, Cate and Stacey. Also 1/6 of stock.
      Remainder of Negroes to son Thomas and dau Margrett. Remainder of personal estate to my five children, Michael, Thomas, Mary, Margrett and Eliza.
      Son John Taney, guardian to five said children, viz., Michael, Thomas, Mary, Margret and Elizabeth.
      Son John ex.
      Wit: John Wilkinson, Richd. Fenwick, James Wilkinson, Benjn. Fenwick. 31. 1105
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      131) 12 May 1755 - St. Mary's County
      John TANEY, Exr of John Michael Thomas TANEY Sureties - Benjamin FENWICK & Richard FENWICK Children: John TANEY of full age
      Michael TANEY aged 18 yrs Dec. next Mary TANEY aged 15 yrs Dec. next Eliza TANEY aged 8 yrs Sept. next Margaret TANEY aged 5 yrs
      ===
      John Taney 88.76 SM £723.16.0 Mar 26 1765 Aug 13 1765
      Appraisers: Samuel Abell, John Abell (son of Samuel Abell).
      Creditors: Hugh Hopewell, Thomas Reeder.
      Next of kin: Bennet Combs, Benjamin Fenwick.
      Executrix: Ellen Taney.

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