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

Francis Heard Sheid

Male Bef 1775 - 1810  (> 35 years)


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  • Name Francis Heard Sheid 
    Born Bef 1775  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Dec 1810  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I060281  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 

    Father Francis H. Sheid,   b. Abt 1748,   d. Bef 1798, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Mother Martha Marbury,   b. 16 Jul 1752, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1810, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 59 years) 
    Family ID F11617  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Franklin,   b. Bef 1779,   d. Aft 1810, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years) 
    Married Bef 1795  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Francis James Sheid,   b. Bef 1810, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1818, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 10 years)
     2. Ann Gray Sheid,   b. Bef 1810, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1810 and 1818, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 0 years)
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F22665  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book HBBH-13, 1808-1817; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 89.
      Francis H. Sheid, Will, November 3, 1810; December 8, 1810
      I, Francis H. Sheid of CC, being sick and weak in body, but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding;
      To son Francis James Sheid, part of tract called "Lee", which I purchased of Samuel Chapman except 4 acres which is to be so laid off as to include the mill.
      To daughter Ann Gray Sheid, the mill with the 4 acres of land together will all other lands which I am now in possession.
      Item: should both children die without lawful heirs or before 21 yrs, then the above lands to be the property of Peter Dent son of Theodore Dent..
      Executor: friend Theodore Dent
      Signed: November 3, 1810 Frans H. Sheid
      Wit: Edward Briscoe, George Power, Samuel Hanson
      I wish my son Francis James Sheild to remain with Mrs Elizabeth Franklin, his grandmother till he arrives at a suitable {age} to be put to school, then to be taken by my executor and well educated, and my daughter Ann Gray Sheid to be kept and brought up by my mother and sister Eleanor Dent.
      Wit: Samuel Hanson

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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 265. Feb 21, 1795 from Charles Green of CC, to Francis Herd Sheid of CC, for 52 1 shilling and 8 pence, part of a tract of land called Durham, which lies east of a dividing line of 50 acres of the sd land between the sd Charles Green and Giles, his brother, the dividing line being bounded by land called Greens Inheritance. Signed - Charles Green. Wit
      - Jon Dent*, Wm H McPherson*. Recorded Feb 25, 1795.

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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AL-12, 1801-1808, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 76. Hannah Gray, Will, March 15, 1799; December 7, 1802
      I, Hannah Gray of CC, being in perfect health, of mind and memory and understanding;
      To grandson John Downing Franklin, negro Tom.
      To granddaughter Hannah Garret, d/o of Zephaniah Franklin, one square walnut table
      To daughter Ann Butler Garret and Zephaniah Franklin Sr, and his children; viz James Franklin, Hannah Garret, Zephaniah Franklin, Priscilla Franklin, John Downing Franklin, Francis Boucher Franklin and Ann Franklin; the residue of my estate equally divided.
      Executor: son-in-law Zephaniah Franklin and grandson John Downing Franklin
      Signed: March 15, 1799 Hannah Gray
      Wit: Samuel Jones, Francis H. Sheid
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book HBBH-13, 1808-1817; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 15.
      William McPherson Sr., Will, July 30, 1808; January 21, 1809
      I, William McPherson Sr. of CC, being sick and weak of body, but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding;
      To son Thomas McPherson, tract "McPhersons Purchase" 116 acres, also a tract adjoining, beginning at a run called the '{Old} Woman's Run' which runs through the plantation where I now reside, then on the east side to a locust post to a line of fence which leads up to a plantation where Walter Clements now lives {&} the property of Joseph Green, thence to a tract called "Thomas and Henry", also a dividing boundary between me and the heirs of Henry Rozier, late of Prince George's County, dec'd, also, all that tract of land beginning at a crooked poplar standing on Old Woman's Run and running in a straight line to Mattawoman Run where Old Woman's Run empties.
      To son William McPherson, all the remaining part of my dwelling plantation reserving a home in my present mansion house for my daughters Harriot McPherson and Mary McPherson, and my sister Catharine McPherson during their single lives.
      To son Henry Hendly McPherson, all the lands which I purchased of John B. Barnes, lying in Durham Parish, except a tract of land called "Fancys Mistake" , containing 7 acres, which I sold to Francis H. Sheid, the whole of the remaining 515 acres, also tracts "Double Trouble Enlarged", "Long Thought", and "Double Trouble Resurveyed" containing 315 acres.
      To daughter Elizabeth McPherson, 100 dollars exclusive of the property already given her, out of the tobacco which I have at present on hand and the tobacco which I have to receive.
      To daughter Harriot McPherson, negroes Amanda and Ester (daughter of Milly), and Judson.
      To daughter Mary McPherson, negroes Milly and Mary (daughters of Beth or Elizabeth) and Hendison.
      To sons Thomas McPherson, William McPherson and Henry Hendly McPherson, and my two daughters Harriot McPherson and Mary McPherson, the remaining part of my property.
      Item: my executors to dispose of as much of the tobacco on hand, which I have to receive and out of the present crop to defray the expenses of my son William McPherson going to Philadelphia the present winter in order to complete his study.
      Executor: sons Thomas McPherson, Henry Hendly McPherson
      Signed: July 30, 1808 Wm McPherson
      Wit: William. H. McPherson, Gerard Briscoe, William. T. McPherson
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1801-1803; Liber IB-5 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 7.
      At the request of Francis H. Sheid the following Lease was recorded July 20, 1801
      CC Sct; I hereby assign, transfer and set over unto Francis H. Sheid all my right title interest claim and demand in to a parcel of land leased by Charles Green to Elizabeth Marbury, Martha Sheid and Eleanor Sheid on September 12, 1793, for value of him received. Signed Elizabeth Marbury on July 17, 1801 in the presence of William H. McPherson, Benjamin B. Beall
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1801-1803; Liber IB-5 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 20.
      At the request of Benjamin McAtee the following Deed was recorded August 17, 1801
      Indenture made August 17, 1801; Francis H. Sheid in consideration of 100 pounds current money paid by Benjamin McAtee has sold all that part of a tract of land called "Durham" which lies east of a dividing line of 50 acres between Charles Green and Giles Green and running to "Green's Inheritance". Signed Francis H. Sheid in the presence of William H. McPherson, Samuel Chapman
      August 17, 1801; Ann Sheid wife of Francis H. Sheid relinquished her right of dower
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1801-1803; Liber IB-5 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 538.
      At the request of Francis H. Sheid the following Deed was recorded December 3, 1803
      Indenture made November 19, 1803; William Godfrey Adams and Mary Ann Wade Adams of Culpeper County, Virginia in consideration of 100 dollars current money of the United States paid by Francis Heard Sheid have sold 1/4th part of two tracts lying in Durham Parish in CC called "French Lewis" and "Troopers Supply" which lands Edward Gray late of CC deceased died possessed in fee simple and died intestate and without will by means whereof the whole of the said land descended to his four children to wit; Roger Collins Gray, Ann Gray, Mary Ann Gray (who hath since the death of Edward Gray intermarried with the above William G. Adams) and George Gray. Signed William Godfrey Adams, Mary Ann Wade Adams in the presence of and acknowledged before Samuel Hanson, Thomas H. Reeder
      November 19, 1803; Mary Ann Wade Adams wife of William Godfrey Adams relinquished her right of dower
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1806-1808; Liber IB-7 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 308.
      At the request of Francis H. Sheid the following Deed was recorded March 23, 1807
      Deed made November 21, 1806; Samuel Chapman in consideration of 1198 pounds 10 shillings current money paid by Francis H. Sheid has sold tracts of land called "Deep Valley" containing 35 acres 1 Rod and 23 perches; "Addition to Orphans Loss" containing 170 acres 29 perches; "Gray's Fancy" containing 16 acres and 21 perches; and "Lee" containing 324 acres. Signed Samuel Chapman in the presence of and acknowledged before Edmund Key, H.H. Chapman
      November 21, 1806; Elizabeth Chapman wife of Samuel Chapman
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1806-1808; Liber IB-7 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 310.
      At the request of Francis H. Sheid the following Deed was recorded March 23, 1807
      Indenture made March 23, 1807; William McPherson in consideration of 17 pounds 9 shillings and 6 pence paid by Francis H. Sheid has sold a tract of called "Fancy's Mistake" containing 7 acres 2 rods and 13 perches. Signed William McPherson in the presence of and acknowledged before Ignatius Middleton, Ignatius Semmes

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