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

Joshua Sanders

Male Abt 1734 - 1785  (~ 51 years)


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  • Name Joshua Sanders 
    Born Abt 1734  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Feb 1785  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I102425  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Edward Sanders,   b. Abt 1680, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1739/40, Dorchester County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Family ID F02831  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Doyne,   b. Bef 1736, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1795, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 59 years) 
    Married Bef 1754  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F28376  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AH-9, 1785-1788; Page 12.
      Joshua Sanders' Will. [Very faded].
      I, Joshua San

      To my "wrefess" Sarah Thompson's children - .. crop tobacco, 15 currency also my .. of clothes.
      To the poor of this Congregation - 5 currency.
      To my 4 neices, elisabeth, Teresar, Macy, and Martha Sanders - the rest of my personal estate after my just debts are paid, to be equally divided between them.
      Executor: my cousin Edward Sanders.
      Signed Jan 3, 1785 - Joshua Sanders.
      Wit - John Brooke, Henry Boarman, Thomas (X his mark) Criphum.
      Probated on Feb 26, 1785 by Ann Sanders, relict of Joshua Sanders, late of CC, decd.
      Feb 25, 1785, Came the executor, and renounced the executorship before John Muschett, Register of Wills.
      Mar 5, 1785. Letters of Administration were granted to Ann Sanders, the relict of the sd decd.
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      Charles County Maryland Administration Accounts, 1791-1798, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 263.
      Joshua Sanders - 2nd Addl & Final A/C; 2743.1.3-1/4 2943.5.8-1/4 Jun 16 1795
      Sureties: Henry Gardiner, Francis Edelin
      Received from: Robert Young
      Payments to: Samuel Hanson, Cunningham & Co., Richard Lee, John D. Scott, Henry Speake, James Gordon, Thos H. Ridgate, Alexander McPherson, Doctor Simms, Buchanan & Co., Doctor Brown, Richard Barnes
      Balance Accountable: 661.4.10
      Legatees proporationate part:
      Ann Sanders (negoes; Bob, Vickey, Nace, Charity (d/o Bob) Sarah, Fanny,
      Ally, Vickey Jr., Letty, Walter, Primus, Priss, Bess, Joseph, Milly, Lisha,
      Mary, Massey, Helen, Tom, Gerard, Mary, Lewis. Also furniture, horses,
      cows and calves, hogs (deficiency in her legacy 905.7.3) 463.0.8
      Catharine Sanders (negoes; Nace, Will, Teresa, Stephen, Nell, Charles, Celia,
      Bob, Peg, Grace, Darkey. Also a horse. (deficiency in her legacy 380.19.36) 179.0.6
      Sarah Thompson's children, tobacco. (deficiency in her legacy 30.12.3) 14.7.9
      John Sanders, Cash. (deficiency in her legacy 10.4.1) 4.15.11
      Administrator: John Brooke & William Gardiner D.B.N.
      {Sarah Thompson is recorded as Mary Thompson in the legatee section of the breakdown of the estate, apparently in error according to Joshua Sanders 1785 will.}
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      Sanders, Edward., Dorchester County, 18th Sept., 1739; 16th Jan., 1739.
      To son Joshua and hrs., tract "Ann"s Delight" lying in Charles Co. on South side of Zackia Swamp,, tract "Etons Delight" in Nanjemy Parish, Charles Co.
      To son John and hrs., dwelling plantation,, Part of, "Keen's Purchase."
      To sister Mary Poor (Power) and to priest who shall act at testatar's funeral, personalty.
      Testator wills that shd. either son die without hrs, his portion to pass to other son and shd. both die without hrs, their estates are to be divided between [Thomas Sanders, son of kinsman Thomas] and [William Sanders, son of testator's bro, Willam], and [Ignatius, son of bro. John.]
      Testator desires that John Howard shd. have care and education of his children,
      Exs.: Bro.-in-law James Howard and bro. William
      Test: Robert Rackett, Edward Sanders, Jr., and Joseph Allford. 22.135.
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      COOPER, WILLIAM, Frederick Co. 13 Jan, 1757; 6 May, 1757
      Wife: Mary Ann.
      Children: Jane, John, Philip, Mary Ann, Ann, and Leonard Cooper. If wife should die before children are age 18, then guardians: John Sanders, son of Edward of Charles County, and Leonard Cooper (by Joshua Sanders of Charles County). I desire that children be brought up in Roman Catholic faith.
      Tract: Lying on Priest's Run, near Kittacton Creek, 'Cooper's Hole," Water Mill.
      Extx: Mary Ann Cooper.
      Wit: Meredith Davis (Quaker), Carlton Tannehill, Alexander Magruder the 3rd. 30. 313
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      SANDERS, WILLIAM, Charles County, planter. 18 Aug. 1760; 13 Oct, 1760
      To wife, use of 100 A.,, where I now dwell,, being pt. of Cain's Purchase, and the use of 25 A. called "Orknown", by the name of Sander's Addition, 100 A, by the name of Nappin, during her life, and use of 40 A. by name of York.
      To dau. Sarah Thompson, one saddle and bridle.
      To dau. Catherine, one slave.
      To son Wm. Sanders, 100 A. that my bro. Thomas Sanders, left in his will to be sold, it. being pt. of St. Mathews's.
      To son Edward Sanders., tract called Wilkerson"s Throne., 170 Ac after his mother's widowhood.
      To son Edward, 950 lbs, tobacco,
      To dau. Elizabeth,
      My slave Agness,, to be sold by Josa. Sanders.
      To dau. Ann, some furniture.
      To dau. Jane, one slave, and etc.
      To daue Henrietta, one slave.
      To son Joseph Sanders, tract that: I now dwell on after his mother's decease, It being pt. of "Cain's Purchase."
      Mentions Thomas Sanders, who mortgaged some land to him.
      To Joshua Sanders, my church furniture, upon his paying the priest that buries me 500 lbs. tobacco,
      Joshua Sanders to have care of son Joseph until age 18.
      Exs: Sons William and Edward Sanders.
      Wit: Jno. Sanders, Sarah and Jessee Doyne, 31.115
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book B-1, 1782-1785; Page 450, Edward Boarman Sr will.
      Nov 5, 1784. I, Edward Boarman Sr of CC, am infirm of body but of sound and perfect memory. Firstly, I want my debts and funeral charges paid.
      To my wife Elizabeth - all my horses, cattle, sheep, & hogs and all my household furniture.
      To my sons James & Wilfred Boarman - all my lands & tenements that I have any claim to, to be equally divided between them.
      To my daughter Mary Boarman - she shall keep and possess all the Negroes & stock, forever, and all other things that
      I gave her, at the time she married Ralphael [sic]
      Boarman, and that she has now in her possession. Whereas I gave a deed to Nicholas Serlott for a piece of land whereon William Kinnick now lives and dwells, and the line that runs between my now dwelling house & William Kinnick's appears to be run wrong, my will is that my sons, James & Wilfred Boarman, shall lay the sd line, agreeable to the true intent and meaning of the sd deed.
      Whereas John Gardiner did, by his Will, bequeath to me all his right to some Negroes that his father, Luke Gardiner, gave him, at the time the sd John Gardiner was married to his wife, and "that I have been at Law for with the Mattingleys", my will is that my executrix and executors should sue for sd Negroes again, and should recover any part or all the sd Negroes, bequeathed to me by the sd John Gardiner, then in my house, so that all the cost of the lawsuit and other legal charges be first paid out of the sd Negroes, then my will is that the third part of sd Negroes recovered shall be given to Mary Tices children, she being daughter to sd John Gardiner, and likewise, one third part of sd Negroes recovered shall be given to Monica Gardiner, daughter to sd John Gardiner, and the remaining two third parts" of the sd Negroes recovered as afd, I give to my sons, James and Wilfred Boarman. My just debts and legacies must first be paid.
      To my wife and Sons, James and Wilfred - the balance of my personal estate, to be equally divided between them. executor: my wife Elizabeth. executors: my sons James & Wilfred Boarman.
      Signed - ed. Boarman. wit - William Waters, Joshua (IM his mark) Morris, Joshua Sanders.
      Probated on Jan 19, 1785 by the executrix and both executors and by the oaths of witnesses William Waters & Joshua Morris. Joshua Sanders, the other witness was decd when the above probate was taken. Elizabeth Boarman quitted her claim to the several bequests in the Will, and instead chose to receive her dower, or third part, of her decd's husband's estate, both real and personal. Before John Muschett, Regr of Wills.
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      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page (222). May 24, 1754 from John Coade of St. Mary's County, Gent, and Susanna, his wife, to Joshua Sanders of CC, Gent, for 8000 lbs of good, inspected tobacco and for other valuable considerations, a tract of land or part of a tract of land called Ann's delight in CC, being on the south side of Sikiah [Zekiah) Swamp, now in the possession of sd Sanders. Signed - John Coade, Susanna Coade. Wit - Jno Winter, Jas Nivison. Recorded Aug 21, 1754.
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      Charles County Land Record Book G#3, 1756-1761; Page 362. Jul 28, 1759 from Joshua Sanders of CC, to Benjamin Gray of CC, for 54 4 shillings sterling, and for divers other good causes, part of a tract of land called Eatons Delight, lying in CC, bounded by the escheat resurvey of the sd Eatons Delight, the land Henry Davis bought of sd Joshua Sanders, containing 160 acres. Sd Joshua Sanders agrees with sd Benjamin Gray that if sd Benjamin Gray should have any of the sd land taken away by any older survey or better right, then sd Joshua Sanders shall pay unto sd Benjamin Gray, at the rate of 6 shillings and 4 pence 3 farthings sterling for every such acre that shall be taken away. Signed - Joshua Sanders. Wit - Rd Harrison, Jo H Harrison. Recorded Aug 16, 1759.
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 426. Certificate. Joshua Sanders brought before me a dark stray horse. Signed - Allen Davis*. Recorded Jun 16, 1768.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 501. Jul 18, 1780 from Edward Boarman of CC, Gent.m to Joshua Sanders of CC, planter, for 2025 lbs crop tobacco and for divers other good causes, a parcel of land, being part of Boarmans Manor, lying in. CC, and bounded by the east side of Zakiah Swamp, a parcel of land called Anns Delight and now in the possession of the sd Joshua Sanders, containing and laid out for 27 acres. Signed - Edwd Boarman. Wit - Rich Barnes, J. Parnham (CC JPs). Recorded Jan 9, 1781
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 604. Apr 6, 1782 from Charles Clements of CC, to Hezekiah Farrand of CC, a certain tract of land in CC called New branford, in estate tail, and whereas by an Act of Assembly of Maryland concerning estates tail [see Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 524], this deed further witnesses that the sd Charles Clements, for 18,000 lbs of nett crop tobacco, sells to sd Hezekiah Farrand, part of the afd tract of land called New branford in CC, it being one sixth part of the sd tract of land, supposed to be about 92 acres. Signed - Charles clements. Wit - Joshua Sanders, Bent Dyson (CC JPs). Eleanor, the wife of the sd Charles Clements, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Aug 14, 1782.
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      Charles County Land Records 1782-1786; Liber Z#3; Page 81. Jul 31, 1784 from Luke Woodard of Fauquier, County, Virginia, to Joshua Sanders of CC, for 65 , all that part of a tract of land in CC called Anns Delight, being part of Boarmans Manor, lying on the south side of Zachia Swamp and now in the possession and occupation of the sd Joshua Sanders. Sd Luke Woodward hereby docks, bars, and destroys all estates tail and limitations whatsoever, and all remainders in sd land, by virtue of the late Act of Assembly of Maryland in such case made. Signed - Luke Woodard_ Wit W.H. Jenifer, Saml Hanson Jr (CC JPs). Recorded Jul 31, 1784.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 435-414: EATONS DELIGHT: 200 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Saunders, William: : ESCHEAT land, Originally so called, Resurveyed for William & Joshua Saunders: Other notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},

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