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

Francis Clements

Male Abt 1699 - 1758  (~ 59 years)


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  • Name Francis Clements 
    Born Abt 1699  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Aug 1758  Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10307  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2023 

    Father John Clements,   b. 1648, Clopton, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1728, Port Tobacco Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Plunkett,   b. Abt 1654, Clopton, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1728, Port Tobacco Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1677  Clopton, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1308  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth MNU Clements,   b. Bef 1704, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1771, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years) 
    Married Abt 1720  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henrietta Clements,   b. 1721, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1777, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [natural]
     2. George Clements,   b. 1723, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1777, St Mary's Parish, Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [natural]
     3. Benedicta Clements,   b. Aft 1725, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1760, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years)  [natural]
     4. John Clements,   b. 1727, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1804, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
     5. Priscilla Clements,   b. 1726, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1805, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
     6. Francis Clements,   b. 1729, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1760, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)  [natural]
     7. James Clements,   b. Bef 1733, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1761, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years)  [natural]
     8. Martha Clements,   b. 1733, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1777, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)  [natural]
     9. Elizabeth Clements,   b. 1735, St Mary's Parish, Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1771, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 35 years)  [natural]
     10. Mary Clements,   b. Abt 1739, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1795, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)  [natural]
     11. Thomas Clements,   b. 1746, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1787, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)  [natural]
     12. Henry Clements,   b. 1749, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1774, Charles County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2023 
    Family ID F5292  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      CLEMENTS, FRANCIS, Charles Co. 2 March 1758; 16 Aug 1758
      To wife Elizabeth Clements, all that. pt of the plantation I now dwell on that lies on the south side of "the old Womans Run also 100 A. called the "Reformation" adjoining thereto.
      To sons George Clements and John Clements, all that part. of a tract called "Saint Mathews," 200 a., also tract called "Clements Addition" adjoining thereto, 100 A.
      To son Francis Clements, plantation that; lieth on north side of old Woman's Runs and all land on said side of said run including rights to a piece of land taken up by Edward Neal, 38 A.
      To sons Thomas Clements and Henry Clements,, that part of the plantation I now dwell on that lieth on south side Old Womans Run, also all that tract on south side called "Reformation," 109 A. after wife's decease.
      To dau. Mary Clements two Negro boys, Joe and Abraham,
      To wife Elizabeth Negro man Joe, Negro woman Jenny and Negro woman Kate,
      To son Francis Clements Negro boy Ned.
      To dau. Martha Clements Negro boy called Jim,
      To son Thomas Clements and Henry Clements,, Negro boy Nace, Negro girl Lucia.
      To wife one third of all personal estate not heretofore disposed of and remaining two thirds to sons John, Francis, Thomas and Henry Clements and daus., Mary, Martha Clements,
      Wife Elizabeth Clements, extx.
      Wit: Thos. McPherson, Edwd. Clements John McAtee. 30. 590
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      Francis Clements 65.464 CH £530.2.8 Nov 3 1758 Nov 11 1758
      Appraisers: Roger Smith, Alexander McPherson, Jr.
      Creditors: Samuel Hanson, William Eilbeck.
      Next of kin: John Clements, Francis Clements.
      Executors: Elisabeth Clements, George Clements
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      Francis Clements 3.15 D CH 706 lbs 11 shls 2 pence Sep 1759
      Sureties: Leonard Green; George Clements
      Executors: Elisabeth Clements; George Clements
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      Francis Clements 3.107 D CH 2134.13.2 Sep 18 1761
      Sureties: George Clements, John Clements.
      Legatees: Elisabeth Clements then to George Clements, Mary Clements, Martha Clements, Esther Edling.
      Distribution to (equally): Henry Dyer, Benedict Mudd, Priscilla Edelin, Elisabeth Mudd.
      Executrix: Elisabeth Clements.
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      Plunket (Plinket), Thos., Prince George's County, 5th Oct.. 1716; 17th July 1717.
      To godson Edward Brawner, goddaus. Violetta Harrison, Frances Barnes and Sarah Coffer, personalty,, and to godson and servant Henry Barnes, personalty at 20 yrs. of age, to which age sd. Henry is to be maintained.
      goddau. Henrietta Barnes and hrs., water mill at Mattawoman; she dying without issue, to pass to godson Thos. Barnes. Also to sd, Henrietta, servant tailor, Thos. Lloyd, Anne and Benj., dau. and son of friend Henry Barnes; Barbara Barnes, Thos. Coffer and Mary his wife, Rev. Wm. Maconachie, Rev, John Fraser, Eliz, Clements, Benj. Henson, Jacob, Charles, Francis and Joseph Clements and Alex. Contee, mourning rings.
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      Clements (Clemens), John, Sr., planter, Charles County, 31st Jan., 1732-3; 13th Feb., 1732-3.
      To eld. dau. Jean Stone, 2nd dau. Elizabeth Cofer, 3rd dau. Anne Thompson, 4th dau. Barbary,, 5th dau. Agnes, 6th dau. Mary Ann, 2nd son Benjamin, 3rd son George, 4th son Samuel. 7th dau. Lydia, 5th and young. son Francis, brother William and Rev. Robert Harding, personalty, some of which described as in hands of Joseph Adams, merchant, in England.
      to eld. son John, dwelling plantation after decease of wife Rosamond; and personalty.
      to wife Rosamond, personalty.
      Exs.: Wife and brother Jacob; sons to be of age at 19.
      Test: Richard Coombes, Jr., John Bullman, William Clements, Sr.
      Codicil 13th Feb., 1732-3. Should any of sons aforesaid die during minority their portion of estate to be divided among 4 daus,, viz.: Barbary, Agnes, Mary Anne and Lydia.
      Test: Francis Green, Wm. Clements, Sr. MCW 21. 2,

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      James Gates, Sr. 43.249 CH £118.7.6 May 16 1750 Jun 23 1750
      Appraisers: Francis Clemis (Clements), Leonard Green.
      Creditors: Charles Neale, William Eilbeck.
      Next of kin: Charles Gates, James Gates.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Janet Gates.
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      Edward Clements 48.39 CH £401.10.7 Sep 3 1751 Oct 20 1751
      Appraisers: William Neale, Roger Smith.
      Creditors: Francis Parnham, Hugh Mitchell.
      Next of kin: Jacob Clement Sr., Francis Clement.
      Administrators/Executors; Susanna Clements, William Clements.
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      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 247
      11 May 1719; Recorded at request of Francis Clements:
      7 Nov 1718; Indenture between Francis Green, planter, and Francis Clements, planter; for rents and covenants; 80 acres of land; for 13 years; bounded by parcel called Green Land; /s/ Francis Green; wit. John Hanson, Rich. Courts (mark); 14 Nov 1718 ack. of lease by Francis Green
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 215.
      At the request of Francis Clements, the following deed was recorded on Feb 13, 1747[/8].
      Jan 26, 1747[/8] from Edward Clements of CC, planter, and Susanah, his wife, to Francis Clements of CC, planter, for 35,000 lbs tobacco, a certain tract of land, being part of a tract of land called St Matthews, lying in CC, bounded by a parcel of land formerly sold by Leonard Brooke and Ann, his wife to Francis Green, containing and laid out for about 200 acres. Also, all that tract of land in CC called Clements Addition bounded by St Matthews, containing and laid out for about 111 acres. Signed - Edw:d Clements, Susanah Clements. Wit - Geo: Dent, Wm Clements Jr.
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 299.
      At the request of Richard Slator, the following deed was recorded on Dec 16, 1748.
      Nov 9, 1748 from Francis Clements of CC, planter, to Rich:d Slator of CC, planter, for 5000 lbs tobacco and for divers other good causes, a tract of land in CC called Careless, near the land of Mr. Rich:d Tarvin, lately deceased, containing and laid out for about 100 acres. Signed - Francis Clements. Wit - Geo: Dent, Jacob (+ his mark) Clements. Elizabeth, wife of the said Francis Clements, released her dower.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 391-93: CARELESS: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Slater, Richard : Surveyed 22 Jan 1719 for Francis Clements beginning at a bounded Spanish oak standing on the knoll by the side of a path that leads to Mr. Howard's quarter: Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 100 Acres - Richard Slater from Thomas Clements; 9 Nov 1753
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 426-339: GREENLAND: 755 acres; Possession of - 755 Acres - Hanson, John: Re-Survey of Original Tracts, viz, HUSSEYS ADVENTURE, HUSSEYS ADDITION, MOORES LODGE, MOORES GORE, BARTON MEADOWS, and BARTONS HOPE, Re-surveyed 25 Sep 1735 for John Hanson all reduced into one by no other name than the RESURVEY OF TRACTS (mm; GREENLAND later written in): {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, ,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 403-167: CLEMENTS ADDITION: 111 acres; Possession of - 111 Acres - Clements, Edward : Surveyed 25 Dec 1723 for Edward Clements beginning at a bounded hickory a bound tree of a tract called ST. MATTHEWS: Other Tracts Mentioned: ST. MATHEWS; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 305-23: ST. MATTHEWS: 1000 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Green, Fran : 200 Acres - Neale, Raphael : 700 Acres - Saunders, John: : Surveyed 10 Aug 1663 for Thomas Mathews near St. Mathews branch that falls into a fresh run of Mattawoman Creek.: Conveyance notes - 200 Acres - Patrick Callaghan from Raphael Neale & recorded & Thomas Sympson recorded; 15 Apr 1710, 200 Acres - Raphael Neale from Patrick Callaghan; 11 Jan 1710 100 Acres - Leonard Green from Thomas Sympson; 14 March 1710,200 Acres - Edward Clements from Raphael Neale; 15 June 1723 100 Acres - Joseph Noble Jr. from John Saunders; 26 Nov 1743, 100 Acres - Abraham McPherson from John Saunders; 21 Jan 1743, 200 Acres - James Mudd from John Saunders; 29 Feb 1743, Francis Clements (sp?) from Edward Clements (sp?); 6 Jan 1747, 205 Acres - Edmund Portius from James Mudd; 20 June 1749

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