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

Joseph Stephens

Male Bef 1715 - 1774  (> 59 years)


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  • Name Joseph Stephens 
    Born Bef 1715  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Dec 1774  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I067385  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Father Benjamin Stephens,   b. Bef 1695, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1733, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years) 
    Mother Lettice MNU Stephens,   b. Bef 1699,   d. Aft 1745, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years) 
    Married Bef 1715  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Stephens,   b. Bef 1733, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1766, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years)
     2. Joseph Stephens,   b. Bef 1735
     3. Lydia Stephens,   b. Abt 1738, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1801, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
     4. John Stephens,   b. Bef 1752, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1774, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 24 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F31440  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      STEPHENS (STEVENS), JOSEPH, St. Mary's Co. 9 Oct. 1774; 18 Dec. 1774
      To wife Sarah Stephens, extx., Negro woman Sarah during widowhood or life; If she marry, to my children, also to wife of my mill and land as long as she is single and 1/3 of personal estate.
      To son Joseph Stephens, other half of my mill.
      To dau. Sarah Glasscock, £4.
      To son James Stephens, tract Ashcombes Greenfield, 100 acres; if he dies without issue to son John Stephens; if he die without issue to son William Stephens.
      To son Hezekiah Stephens, tract I bought of S. Edwards, 644 acres; if he dies without issue to son William Stephens; if he die without issue to son John Stephens.
      To children: (unnamed) the rest of my negroes.
      To 3 daus: Lidia Green, Mary. Alstan and Sarah Glasscock, shall have no part of household furniture and my stock equally among the rest of my children.
      Wit: Henry How; James Shamwell; John Herbert. 40. 500
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      Joseph Stephen 121.409 SM £354.16.5 Jan 13 1775 Apr 10 1775
      Appraisers: John Hooper Broom, William Briscoe.
      Creditors: Joseph Wood, Hanson Briscoe.
      Next of kin: Ann Suit, Thomas Payne.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Sarah Stevens.
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      Stevens, Benjamin, St. Mary's Co.,2nd Jan., 1732-3; 28th May, 1733.
      To son Benjamin and daus. Susana Lock, Elizabeth Stevens and Ann Blacksham, personalty.
      To son Daniel and hrs., ½ dwelling plantation ——, sd. son dying without issue sd. land to his bro. Joseph and hrs., sd. Joseph dying without issue all land to son Benjamin and hrs., sd. Benjamin dying without issue to be equally divided to daus. and their hrs. No land to be sold except to each other.
      To son Joseph and hrs., other half dwelling plan.
      Wife Lettice extx.
      Test: James Wood, Isaac Shemwell, William Shemwell (Shimwell). 20. 663.
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      DYEL, WILLIAM, London, Cameron Parish, Colony of Virginia. 21 Nov, 1765 12 May, 1766
      Children: Leonard, Tabitha, Ann, Rebecca, William, George, Josias, Stacy, Sarah and Lettis Dyel.
      Son-in-laws James Dyer, husband of dau. Ann.
      Exs: Joseph Stephens, William Sothard.
      Wit: Lawrence Sotherd, Charles Griffith, Sarah Sothard.
      Security for exs. were: Richard Stephens, John Smarr, John Hall. 36. 350
      ===
      William Dyall 5.392 D FR £86.17.6 Feb 2 1770
      Sureties: Stephen Hickman, Valentine Shroiner.
      Legatees (children): James Dyel, Leonard Dyel, Ann Dyer wife of James Dyer, Tabitha Dyel.
      Residue to: widow (unnamed), William George Josias Dyel, Rebecca Dyel, Lettis Dyel, Stacy Dyel, Sarah Dyel.
      Executor: Joseph Stevens.
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      SHEMWELL, WILLIAM, St. Mary's Co., planter. 11 Nov. 1774; 2 Jan. 1775
      To wife Priscilla Shemwell, extx., all my land "Derbey Sheller,"
      130 acres, and tract Clarkes Hope, 202 acres, and furniture during life then to my 3 sons Joseph, William and Elisha.
      To son Joseph Shemwell, ex. , still, stock.
      To dau Rebeckah Shemwell„ stock.
      To dau. Mary Shemwell, stock.
      To dau. Priscilla Shemwell, stock.
      To James Leach, £3.10.
      To wife and 6 children: (unnamed) residue of estate equally.
      Wit: James Stephens; Joseph Stephens. 40. 508
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      Josephs Venture, 54 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Stevens, Joseph 1750 Patent Record BY and GS 5, p. 522 0 0 MSA S 1598-2052

      Josephs Venture, 54 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Stevens, Joseph 1750 Patent Record BY and GS 4, p. 124 0 0 MSA S 1598-2053

      Josephs Venture, Joseph Stevens, 54 Acres 1750/05/21 Patented Certificate 373 3 0 MSA S 1205-381
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      1750 Stephens, Joseph Josephs Venture 54 Patent Record BY and GS 4, p. 124 St. Clements

      1750 Stephens, Joseph Trumania 50 Patent Records St. Clements

      1753 Stephens, Joseph Devonshire 50 SMC Debt Books

      1753 Stephens, Joseph Trumania 50 SMC Debt Books St. Clements

      1753 Stephens, Joseph Josephs Venture 54 SMC Debt Books St. Clements

      1756 Stephens, Joseph Josephs Venture 54 SMC Debt Books St. Clements

      1756 Stephens, Joseph Trumania 50 SMC Debt Books St. Clements

      1756 Stephens, Joseph Devonshire 50 SMC Debt Books

      1770 Stephens, Joseph Stevens Luck 15 Patent Record BC and GS 48, p. 79
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      LAND OFFICE (Patents) PT #1, Isaac Shamwell, 13 October 1744, John Higges, October 12, 1744. PP. 257-259. [MdHR17,396,1/230230. 09/08/86. Tracking No.: 10308. PD No.: 87 0385.

      LAND OFFICE (Patents) LG #E, Isaac Shemwell. 13 October 1744. P. 710. [MdHR17,395-21/23/02. 09/08/86. Tracking No.: 10308. PD No.: 87 0385.

      LAND OFFICE (Rent Rolls) 7 & 8, "Trumania". PP. 68a only. 4 April 1711. [1-24-1-2]. 09/08/86. Tracking No.: 10308. PD No.: 87 0385.

      Trumania 1711 Greenfield, Thomas Truman 184 Rent Rolls St. Clements

      Trumania 1713 Queen, Samuel 184 Rent Rolls St. Clements

      Trumania 1713 Greenfield, Thomas Truman
      Rent Rolls St. Clements

      Trumania 1713 Shemwell, Isaac
      Rent Rolls St. Clements

      Trumania 1717 Greenfield, Thomas Truman
      Rent Rolls St. Clements

      Trumania 1717 Stephens, Benjamin
      Rent Rolls St. Clements

      Trumania 1750 Shemwell, Isaac 50 Patent Records St. Clements

      Trumania 1750 Stephens, Joseph 50 Patent Records St. Clements

      Trumania 1753 Shemwell, Isaac 50 SMC Debt Books St. Clements

      Trumania 1753 Stephens, Joseph 50 SMC Debt Books St. Clements

      Trumania 1756 Stephens, Joseph 50 SMC Debt Books St. Clements

      Trumania 1784 Stephens, John
      Will of John Stephen JJ#1 f283 5/1784; 8/11/1784
      St. Clements

      Trumania 1784 Shemwell , James
      Will of John Stephen JJ#1 f283 5/1784; 8/11/1784
      St. Clements

      Trumania 1784 Stephens , Thomas Reeder
      Will of John Stephen JJ#1 f283 5/1784; 8/11/1784
      St. Clements

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