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

John Adderton

Male Bef 1703 - 1765  (> 62 years)


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  • Name John Adderton 
    Born Bef 1703  Penreth, County Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Nov 1765  Charles County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10309  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Family Adderton 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F2453  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      John Aderton 90. 219 CH £156.9.1 Nov 1 1765
      Appraisers: Thomas Contee, John Dent,
      Creditors: William Winter, Philip Richard Fendall
      Administrator: George Mason.

      === contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      July 1768 - The Charles Co., Md. administration account of John Adderton shows that Adderton's estate received a payment from Achilles Ward.
      Source: Skinner, V. L., Jr., "Abstracts of the Administration Accounts of the Prerogative Court of Maryland, 1764-1768," Page 137

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      Joseph Vansweringen 5.142 A SM £329.7.11 Jun 13 1723
      Payments to: Col. William Holland, William Swale, William Jones, Mr. John Young, Edward Pearce, Joshua Tyler, John Hamilton, Mr. John Adderton (merchant in England), Mr. Cheseldine, James Monoe, William Thompson, Mary Kirk, orphans (unnamed) of Charles Egerton (dead).
      Administratrix: Mary Vansweringen, now wife of William Deacon of St Mary's County.

      === This may be James Adderton
      EILBECK, WILLIAM, Portobacco Parish, Charles Co. 2 Jul, 1763
      17 Oct 1765
      Wife Sarah, choice of 20 Negroes, husbandry gears at my Pomonkey Quarter; use of all lands in Charles Co.
      Mentions grandchildren.
      To dau, Anne Mason, Profits of two tracts In Prince George's County, called "Chiney" and "Chiney's Addition," 410 a,
      To grandson George Mason, Negro boy Dick.
      To grand dau. Anne Eilbeck Mason, Negro girl Penny.
      To grandson William Mason, Negro boy Cato.
      To grandson Thomson Mason, Negro boy Cupld.
      To grand dau. Sarah Mason, Negro girl PrIsso
      To grand dau. Mary Mason, Negro girl Nan.
      To grandson William Mason in case he and his elder brother George Mason both shall live to full age of 21, all my lands, to take after my wife's decease.
      To son in law George Mason, 50 lbs. whom I constitute and make my ex .
      Mentions anything due from Joseph Aderton, deceased of John Aderton his ex. 33, 364
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      Charles County Land Record Book L#3, 1761-1765; Page 477. Power of Attorney. On Jul 6, 1761, before me, John Wennington, one of the masters Extraordinary of the high court of Chancery, Notary and tabellion Public, dwelling in Whitehaven in the County of Cumberland and Kingdom of Great Britain, personally appeared John Aderton of Peurith in sd Cumberland County, merchant, sole executor of the will of his brother, Joseph Aderton, late of Peurith afd, merchant, decd, who declared to have appointed William Eilbeck. of Pomonkey in Maryland, merchant, his true and lawful attorney, to recover from all persons whom it may concern, all outstanding debts of money, goods, wares, and merchandise, effects, estates, and things whatsoever, which sd persons owe sd John Aderton as executor afd. Signed in Whitehaven - John Aderton. Wit - John Eilbeck, James (X his mark) Harris.
      CC, Nov 21, 1761. Came before us, John Eilbeck & James Harris, the two witnesses, and made oath that they saw John Aderton sign, seal, & deliver the within instrument of writing. Signed - Dan of St. Thos. Jenifer*, Dan Jenifer*. Recorded Jun 12, 1764.

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