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

John Michael Thomas Taney

Male Abt 1715 - 1754  (~ 39 years)


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  • Name John Michael Thomas Taney 
    Born Abt 1715  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Mar 1754  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I058820  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 

    Father John Taney,   b. 1675, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1720, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Catherine Wilkinson,   b. Abt 1679, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1722, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married Bef 17 May 1707  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01845  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Fenwick,   b. Bef 1719, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1754, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 35 years) 
    Married Bef 1735  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Taney,   b. Abt 1735, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1765, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)
     2. Michael Taney,   b. Dec 1737, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary Taney,   b. Dec 1740, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Thomas Taney,   b. Abt 1745, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1762, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 17 years)
     5. Elizabeth Taney,   b. Sep 1747, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Margaret Taney,   b. 1750, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F28820  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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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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      Mr. John Michael Thomas Taney 57.238 SM 751.13.6 Apr 25 1754 Jun 24 1754
      Appraisers: Edmund Plowden, Edward Cole.
      Creditors: George Plater, John Swaile.
      Next of kin: Philip Clarke, Jr., George McCal Clarke.
      Administrator/Executor: John Taney.
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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
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      Taney, John, gent., St. Mary's County, 3rd Aug., 1720; 5th Nov., 1720.
      To wife Catherine, dwelling plantation "Fenwick Mannor" during life; shd. she die before son John Michael Thomas Taney arrives at age of 21, to leave sd. plant. to him,, or in trust for sd. son.
      To son John Michael Thos. afsd., dau. Margtt. at age of 21., or marriage, and dau.-in-law Catherine Willson, at age of 21, or marriage, personalty; shd. either son John afsd. or dau. Marg. die without issue, survivor to inherit portion of dec'd; shd. both die without issue, dwell. plan. to pass to Thomas, son of bro, Michael, and personalty to wife Catherine and her hrs., except certain bequests to Robt. and John Hutchins and Catherine Willson,
      Wife Catherine extx. and residuary legatee.
      Test: William Wilkinson., Jr.., Jno. Harris, Michael Jenifer. MCW 16. 214.
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      Watts, William,St. Mary's County, 14th Jan., 1723-4; 22nd Jan., 1723-4.
      To son-in-law John Mich. Thomas Taney and hrs. and dau.-in-law Margaret Taney, personalty, and rest of household goods at Patuxen equally.
      To cousin William and hrs., 150 A. "Bushell's Rest," 100 A. "Timber Swamp," 60 A. "Addition to Timber Swamp." He failing issue, sd. lands to pass in succession to cousins Daniel, Thomas and Joshua and their hrs.; personalty.
      To John, son of Wm. Canady, Mary Morgan and Katherine Forrest, personalty.
      Ex.: Son-in-law William Canady.
      Test: Thos. Waughhop, Peter Rule, Richard Forest. 18, 211.

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