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

Raphael Boarman

Male Abt 1745 - 1807  (~ 62 years)


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  • Name Raphael Boarman  [1
    Birth Abt 1745  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 22 Aug 1807  Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10315  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Richard Bennett Boarman,   b. 1723, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 8 Jul 1758, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 35 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Anne Hoskins,   b. 1728, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 7 May 1792, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1744  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2971  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Thompson,   b. 1749, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 May 1806, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 57 years) 
    Marriage 27 Dec 1802  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6242  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Family 2 Dorothy Smith,   b. Abt 1754, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1801, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Marriage 1774  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Anne Boarman,   b. 1778, Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1857, Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 79 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Raphael Hoskins Boarman,   b. 1782, Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1861, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 79 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Eleanor Phebe Boarman,   b. Abt 1784, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 31 Dec 1829, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 45 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Elizabeth Harriet Boarman,   b. Abt 1788, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1807, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 20 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Dorothy Smith Boarman,   b. Aft 1790, Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1857, Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 65 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F7143  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AL-12, 1801-1808, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 457.
      Raphael Boarman of Bennett, Will and Codicil, May 29, 1807; August 22, 1807
      I, Raphael Boarman of Bennett of CC, being in sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding
      To my Executor, 75 pounds current money of Maryland to be disposed of by him to certain uses and purposes which I have communicated to him and I desire that he may have credit in the settlement without being obliged to render any account.
      To daughter Elizabeth Harriet Boarman, 300 dollars current money of the United States, and as I have paid up to the convent or monastery which she is one of the sisterhood, the full sum required for her admission and maintenance.
      Item: In case of any alteration or revolution shall happen or take place in the happy constitution and form of government now existing in the United States of America whereby by before mentioned daughter Elizabeth Harriet Boarman may be deprived of her present peaceful and happy asylum and support and she be compelled to return to the cares and troubles of secular life, that my son Raphael Hoskins Boarman shall pay towards the support and maintenance annually during her life the sum of 60 dollars, and that my daughter{s} Mary Ann Fenwick, Eleanor Phebe Fenwick, Dorithy Smith Boarman and Ann Wharton Boarman each and every of them shall pay the sum of 15 dollars annually during the said Elizabeth Harriet Boarman during her life.
      Item: Whereas I have been informed that some one of my ancestors sold a tract or parcel of land to which James Edelen, Edward Edelen and a person named Cooksey became entitled under such sale and doubts have been entertained whether the legal title to the said land may not now be vested in me. I do give and devise to the person and persons claiming the same under the deed from my ancestor, all my right title and estate to the lands.
      To daughters; Mary Ann Fenwick, Eleanor Phebe Fenwick, Dorithy Smith Boarman and Ann Wharton Boarman, as tenants in common and not as joint tenants, all the lands to which I have any right or title in William and Mary Parish to the Southward of Allen's Fresh to be equally divided with the express proviso that my daughter Eleanor Phebe Fenwick shall have the right to take and hold as her proportion of lands, ¼ part I purchased of Henry Chunn, all the land I purchased of Raphael Thompson, and all the lands I purchased of Edward Smoot, she paying to her sisters Mary Ann Fenwick, Dorithy Smith Boarman and Ann Wharton Boarman, such sum of money as they last mentioned lands may be estimated by a valuation to be made. And I do authorize my son Raphael Hoskins Boarman to appoint the men to value the lands in case my daughter Eleanor Phebe Fenwick elects to take the land.
      To son Raphael Hoskins Boarman, part of a tract of land called "Calverts Hope" whereon Easter Williams and William Hill formerly lived, also one other parcel, part of "Calverts Hope", a tract of land called "Boarmans Lott", all the land I purchased of William Barton Smoot, all my part of a tract called "Boarmans Meadow", a lot of land in Carrolsburgh in the city of Washington, and all other lands to which I am entitled, except the lands herein before devised and the lands I hold under lease in Cornwallis Neck. Also 12 silver table spoons, 12 silver tea spoons, 1 silver soup spoon, 2 pair of silver sugar tongs, 5 silver salt cellars, 1 silver cream pot, 1 large plated coffee pot or urn, 1 silver tea pot, two silver cans, 1 silver punch bowl, my clock, my stop watch, my large mahogany framed looking glass, my larges mahogany dining table, my gold sleeve buttons, my silver shoe buckles, my mourning ring and all my wearing apparel, all which may not be appraised or inserted in the inventory of my estate. I further give my son 900 dollars worth of my personal property at the appraisment of the same. 330 dollars of which he is to take in negroes and the remaining 570 dollars in other personal property.
      To daughter Dorithy Smith Boarman, 900 dollars to be paid out of my personal property, 300 dollars of which she is to have in negroes.
      To daughter Ann Wharton Boarman, 900 dollars to be paid out of my personal property, 300 dollars of which she is to have in negroes.
      To daughters Mary Ann Fenwick and Eleanor Phebe Fenwick, the advances which I have made to each of them in negroes and other property at the times of and after their marriages amounting to the sume of 900 dollars each. And to each of them all sums of money tobacco, debts, accounts and claims whatsoever which are due and owing to me by my said daughters or either of them or by their or either of their deceased husbands.
      Item: I request my Executor to have stones put up at the heads of my own and my dear deceased wives graves
      Item: all the rest and residue of my personal {estate}, including the lands which I hold under lease in Cornwallis Neck, and exclusive of the devises and bequeaths herein before made and mentioned, I give and bequeath unto my son Raphael Hoskins Boarman and my daughters Mary Ann Fenwick, Eleanor Phebe Fenwick, Dorithy Smith Boarman and Ann Wharton Boarman, equally divided, and the division of my estate shall take place before the twentieth day of December next.
      Executor: son Raphael Hoskins Boarman
      Signed: May 29, 1807 Raphael Boarman
      Wit: Henry Pile, John Parnham, Edward Burrage
      Codicil: The personal property devised to my son Raphael Hoskins Boarman should be be appraised and inserted in the inventory of my estate except the house clock, my silver stop watch, my largest mahogany dining table, silver tea pott, 4 silver salt cellars and all my wearing {apparel}.
      Signed: May 29, 1807 Raphael Boarman
      Wit: Henry Pile, John Parnham, Edward Burrage

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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AH-9, 1785-1788; Page 136. Richard Bent Boarman's Will,
      Maryland. Nov 18, 1776.
      I, Richard Bennet Boarman in CC, am weak of body but perfect of memory.
      To my mother Mary Ann Boarman - the use of all my lands, during her natural life, it being part of 3 tracts, viz, Boarmans Rest, Calverts hope, and Boarmans lowgrounds. And in case my sister, Mary Ann Boarman, is not married, at my mother's death, I want her to have the use of the afd /ands during her single state.
      To my brother Raphael Boarman - part of a tract of land called Boarmans Rest, beginning at a poplar standing in or near the Gutter at the head of Hardcastle Run & running with the 1st Run until it comes to Boarmans Intontoric.
      To my brother John Hoskin Boarman - part of 3 tracts of land, viz, Calverts Hope, Boarmans Rest, & Boarmans Inlargement, to have possession of at my mother's death & sister's single state above mentioned, I also give John a tract of land called Boarmans low Grounds, provided he will make over & convey to my brother Raphael Boarman, part of a tract of land, now in his possession, called Calverts Hope, to begin at the above mentioned poplar standing in the Gutter at the head of Iancoeks Branch & thence from the sd poplar north to Smoots branch and from thence down the Run to an elm standing near the sd Run, to be conveyed at the time of his getting possession of my lands, and on noncompliance, my brother Raphael Boarman to have a fee simple claim to sd Boarmans low grounds,
      To my mother Mary Ann Boarman - the, use of all my Negroes, during her natural life, and after her death, to my sister Mary Ann Boarman, 4 Negroes, Leacue, Betty, old Rennet, & Anthony_
      To my niece Elinor Bradford - 1 Mulatto girl named Nenney, & her increase.
      To my niece Elinor Neale - 1 Negro girl named Mock.
      To my brother John Hoskin Boarman - 2 seal and my writing desk.
      I want my executors to pay 14 £currency to Ridgate & Barnes for Thomas Bucket and interest on the same. I want 2 years' schooling may be given to my Godson, Joseph Boarman. The rest of estate I give to my mother.
      Executrix: my mother_
      Signed - Richard Bennet Boarman. Wit - G Boarman, Heneritta Thompson, Raphael &Darman (Rephael Boarman Sr).
      Probated on Nov 3, 1785 by the executrix and by the oaths of witnesses Gerrard Boarman & Hennrietta Semmes, formerly Thompson.
      I certify that Raphael Boarman, brother & heir at law to the decd, was present when the above probate was taken, & did not object to the taking of the same. Signed - John
      Muschett, Regr of Wills.
      Letters Testamentary were granted to Mary Ann Boarman, the executrix; her securities were Rephael Boarman & John H. Boarman.
      ===
      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801,{Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 87.
      Mary Ann Boarman (Sr.), January 4, 1792; May 7, 1792
      I, Mary Ann Boarman of CC being sick and weak of body but of sound and perfect mind and memory;
      To my son John Hoskins Boarman, half part moiety of a tract of land called Boarmans Enlargement which was not conveyed by me to my son Richard Bennet Boarman. Also negros Sarah, Bob, Henry, Peggy, Letty, Stephen and Clair
      To daughter Mary Ann Boarman, negros; Cate, Nace, Priss, Luke, Tom, Nell, Hannah, Esther, Little Nace, Abriham, Mynter, Phillis, Letty, Charles, Gerrard. Also a mare and her colt, all my kitchen furniture, the china and earthenware in the buffet, half a dozen silver table spoons, half a dozen silver tea spoons, a pari of silver sugar tongs, my riding chair, two of my best beds, two of my best blankets, two pair of my best sheets, and my two best quilts.
      To daughter Eleanor Bradford, negros; Jenny and Lucy. Also two cows and two calves, three ewes and three lambs, two draft horse to be paid and delivered after my decease.
      To daughter Elizabeth Neale, negros Dick and Clem
      To granddaughter Polly Bradford a negro girl called Tereza.
      To granddaughter Nancy Bradford a negro girl called Polly.
      To granddaughter Eleanor Boarman daughter of John Hoskins Boarman the young negro girl of Clair which is not yet baptisted.
      To granddaughter Nancy Boarman daughter of son Ralph Boarman negro girl Nancy.
      To granddaughter Polly Neale, negro girl Lydia
      To granddaughter Elizabeth Neale, negro boy Sam
      To grand children of son John Hoskins Boarman, half a dozen silver table spoons, also the residue of my estate after debts.
      To my children, Raphael Boarman, Eleanor Bradford, Elizabeth Neale, John Hoskins Boarman and Mary Ann Boarman equal parts.
      Executor: sons Raphael Boarman and John Hoskins Boarman
      Signed January 4, 1792 Mary Ann Boarman
      Wit - Elizabeth Marshall, Mary Marshall, Benjamin Wakefield
      Probated on May 7, 1792 by Mary Ann Boarman Jr. and witnesses Elizabeth Marshall, Mary Marshall, Benjamin Wakefield who made oath that they saw the testator sign and seal this will.
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AL-12, 1801-1808, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 185.
      John Hoskins Boarman, Will, January 1, 1804; April 7, 1804
      I, John Hoskins Boarman of CC;
      To daughter Mildred Matilda Boarman, 35 pounds current money paid out of the rents of my property.
      To two daughters, Mary Lousia Boarman and Juliana Boarman, the two new rooms in my house one above stairs and the other below. Likewise, 4 acres of land before my hall door, rail timber and firewood to support them during their single lives.
      To son George W. Boarman, tract "Calvert Hope" deeded to me my my uncle Joseph Boarman, excepting part deeded by me to brother Raphael Boarman.
      To three sons, Bennett H. Boarman, John B. Boarman and Michael Boarman, part of 5 [sic] tracts viz; "Calverts Hope", "Boarmans Rest Resurveyed", "Boarmans Meadows", "Boarmans Help", "Boarmans Enlargement" and the whole of "Boarmans Low Grounds". It is my desire that son Michael Boarman be paid of at the age of 18yrs.
      To two daughters, Mary lousia Boarman and Juliana Boarman, 137 pounds current money each, paid out of my personal estate.
      To three daughters, Eleanor P. Boarman, Mary Lousia Boarman and Juliana Boarman, the rest and residue of my personal estate.
      Item: if either of my above mentioned sons should die before they arrive at age, then their part equally devided among my sons.
      Executor: wife Sarah Teresa Boarman and son Bennett H. Boarman
      Signed: January 1, 1804 John H. Boarman
      Wit: Joseph Boarman of Raphael, Jean Deleas Boarman, Walter Hancock.
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AL-12, 1801-1808, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 322.
      Elizabeth Boarman wife of Raphael Boarman, Will, September 25, 1804; May 10, 1806
      I, Elizabeth Boarman wife of Raphael Boarman of CC, do by a power to me in that behalf given and reserved by virtue of a certain bonds made and entered into between my present husband on his part and my brother John Baptist Thompson on my part bearing date the twenty seventh day of December, in the year of our Lord, one thousand Eight Hundred and two for giving and disposing of several goods, chatttels and personal estate as mentioned in the said bond and schedule thereto annexed will more fully apprear do give and bequeath as follows Viz;
      To brother Raphael Thompson the sum of 50 pounds current money if he should be alive at my death or to his daughter if alive at my death. In case neither are alive at my death, the 50 pounds to be equally divided between by brother John Thompson Baptist and sisters Jane Brooke and Henrietta Simmes.
      To nephew Basil Brooke, my horse and bed with all its furniture.
      To sister Henrietta Simmes, my riding carriage.
      To niece Mary Ann Thompson, daughter of Jno. B. Thompson, the sume of 16 dollars.
      To nephew Richard Brooke,Henrietta Brooke, Mary Teresa Thompson, Elizabeth Thompson, Charity Semmes, and Henneritta Semmes, all the remaining part and residue of the estate provided they will pay the Reverend Mother of the monastery in Charles County the sum of 5 pounds current money.
      Executor: brother John Baptist Thompson
      Signed: September 25, 1804 Elizabeth Boarman
      Wit: Henry Pile, Raphael H. Boarman
      ===
      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 248. Deed of Gift, recorded at the request of Raphael Boarman Jr.
      Whereas Roger Smith of CC, now decd, by his will, bequeathed to his widow, Heneretta Smith, now the wife of Ignatius Wheeler, during her natural life, 12 Negro slaves, to wit, Roger and his wife Peg, and 7 of their children, Bill, Rachel, Ned, Jack, Lucy, Ralph, and Basil, and also Jane, with her 2 youngest children, Hannah and Harry, and after her death to his brother, Basil Smith (also now decd) and also all the increase from the date of his will except a Negro child Jane, the daughter of Raphael, which sd 12 slaves and their increase, excepting as afd, the sd Basil Smith, in his lifetime, by his will, bequeathed to be equally divided between Ann Smith, his wife (party to these presents) and his 2 children, Henry Smith and Dorothy Smith, and sometime after the death of sd Basil Smith, it was agreed between me, sd Ann Smith, Dorothy Smith, now Dorothy Boarman, the wife of Raphael Boarman of CC, and the sd Henry Smith, that sd Ann and Dorothy Smith should convey their shares of sd slaves to sd Henry Smith. It was further agreed between the parties that sd Henry Smith, in consideration thereof, should give up all claim to the slaves, cattle, goods and furniture, and all the other effects and estate of the sd Ann Smith, and that the sd Ann Smith should convey the same to the sd Dorothy Smith now Dorothy Boarman. And whereas sd Ann Smith and Dorothy Smith, pursuant to the sd CC agreement dated last Aug 22, did convey to sd Henry Smith, all their respective rights to the 12 slaves and increase excepting as afd, and sd Ann being willing to convey her slaves and estate afd to sd Dorothy Boarman, now know that I, sd Ann Smith, for the foregoing consideration and for the love I have for sd Dorothy Boarman, my daughter, and for 5 shillings and in further consideration that the sd Raphael Boarman is to support and maintain me, the sd Ann Smith, in a genteel manner during my life, or allow me the net proceeds of my estate (hereafter given) annually, during my natural life, I say that I, for these considerations, have sold to the sd Dorothy Boarman, the following slaves and their increase, viz, Abraham alias Abe, Isaac, Edward alias Ned, Peter, Cate, Victoria alias Vickey, Elizabeth alias Bet, Ann alias Anna, Henry alias Harry, and also the following animals and their increase: 2 large bay mares, one commonly called the backwocds mare, the other, Manille, 1 bay horse bawl, 1 sorrel colt, 1 bay colt, 2 gray colts, 37 cattle of which 10 are steers, 14 cows and 1 calf, 75 sheep "of which 10 are weathers" 2 rams, 40 ewes, 23 lambs, 53 hogs, and also the following furniture: 4 beds with their furniture, 1 large looking glass with a gilt mahogany frame, 1 large mahogany table, 1 table of walnut, 6 silver tablespoons, 6 silver teaspoons, and all debts due me, all my China, my hoes, axes, ploughs, plantation utensils, and all other of my goods, chattels, and estate. Signed Mar 30, 1778 - Ann Smith. Wit - John Dent, Thomas Craycroft_ Recorded Mar 31, 1778.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 15. Depositions, recorded at the request of John Boarman.
      The deposition of Mary Ann Boarman of CC, relict of Richard Bennett Boarman, decd, says that a parcel of vacant land, which she heretofore took up and had patented to her, by the name of Boarmans Help, was always thought to he part of her decd husband's dwelling plantation, and which was willed by him to her son, Richard Bennett Boarman, and that therefore this deponent, after she had obtained a patent for the sd vacant land, thought she was in duty bound to make over the same to her son, Richard Bennett Boarman, as it had always been deemed to belong to the dwelling plantation called Boarmans Rest, and which was supposed to extend as far as the main swamp or into it. And the deponent being asked by Raphael Boarman, her son, 1st, whether his father, Richard Bennett Boarman, at the time of his death, was not possessed of 2 tracts of land, one called the Bite, the other, Boarmans Intention, which 2 tracts of land are now the right of the sd Raphael Boarman, she answers yes. 2nd, whether these 2 tracts of land were not deemed part of his father's dwelling plantation at the time of his death, answered she does not know. 3rd, did he, sd Richard Bennet Boorman, before and at the time of his death, make use of the above 2 tracts of land as his property, answers yes. 4th, asked by John H, Boarman, had not his decd father, at the time of his death, other tracts of land some miles off from the dwelling plantation, which he made use of as his property, answered yes. 5th, asked by Raphael Boarman whether his father, at the time of his making his will, or at his death, knew of the land now called Boarmans Help being vacant, answers she verily believes he did not. 6th, asked by same whether she held the land called Boarmans Help and possessed it as her property until she deeded the same to her son, Richard Bennett Boatman, answered she did. 7th, asked by John H. Boarman whether she did not always before she had deeded it, allow her son, Richard Bennett Boorman to make use of the land called Boarmans Help as he pleased, answered she did. 8th, asked by Raphael Boarman whether or not her son, Richard Bennett, did not promise her that in case he married, he would give her his bond that she have the use of Boarmans Help, during her life, in consequence of her giving him a deed for it, answered that he did promise it in case it should be required 9th, whether she did not always think that Boarmans Help lay between the Bite, Boarmans Intention, and the lands of her son, Richard Bennett, answered she did. 10th, asked by John H. Boarman whether his father had the land called Boarmans Help in his possession before he was possessed called the Bite, answered yes. llth, asked by Raphael Boarman whether his fattier was not possessed of Boarmans Intention ever since she knew him possessed with land, answered yes. 12th, asked by John H. Boarman whether his father was possessed of Boarmans Rest and Boarmans Low Grounds ever since she knew him possessed of land, answered yes. 13th, asked by Raphael Boarman whether she understood that her son[s], Richard Bennett and Raphael made the resurvey on Boarmans Help at their own cost, and that she was content they should do it, answered that she never made any objection to the resurvey, and that she supposed her above 2 sons paid the expense between them. 14th, asked by John H. Boarman, whether his brother, Richard Bennett Boarman, after he had taken up the land called Boarmans Enlargement, being a resurvey on Boarmans Help did not tell her that the right of the sd land lay in her, answered she thinks he did, as he requested her to make over the half of it to him. 15th, asked by Raphael Boarman whether his brother, Richard Bennett, did not tell her why he took up Boarmans Enlargement in her name, answered that he told her it would be cheaper and that he had rather the right should lay in her than in his brother Raphael and that she always understood that the land taken up under the name of Boarmans Enlargement was to be divided between her sons, Raphael and Richard Bennett, except the part called Boarmans Help. 16th, asked by Raphael Boarman whether he and his brother, Richard Bennett, did not make use of the above land called Boarmans Enlargement, and get timber off it, previous to his brother's death, answered yes. Signed - Mary Ann Boarman,
      CC, Nov 24, 1786. The above deposition was taken before me - J. Parnham*.
      The deposition of John Edelen, of full age, of CC, deposes that some short time before Richard Bennett Boarman's death, he, this deponent, was walking over the sd Boarmans dwelling plantation with him, and that the sd Richard Bennett told him, pointing towards the land, that he had willed about 20 or 30 acres of his brother, John's land, to his brother, Raphael, in case the sd John Boarman would agree to the will, that he had left about 18 acres of Boarmans Rest and 7 or 8 acres of another tract to his brother Raphael, in order to furnish him with the place on the high grounds to build & to join his brother Raphael's different tracts in the low grounds together, and that he had left all his other lands to his brother, John H. Boarman. Signed - John Edelen.
      CC, Nov 24, 1786. The above deposition taken before - J. Parnham*. Recorded Jan 1, 1787.
      ===
      Charles County Land Records 1799-1801; Liber IB-3 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 381.
      At the request of Raphael Boarman, the following Deed was recorded February 26, 1801
      Indenture made October 27, 1800; John Lancaster in consideration of 40 pounds current money paid by Raphael Boarman of Bennett has sold part of a tract of land called "Neale's Gift Resurveyed" and binding on St. James Creek, (now Cuckhold's Creek), Shaws Creek to the line of Woolaston's Manor and containing 86 acres, 30 perches. Signed John Lancaster in the presence of Benjamin Lancaster, Benjamin Contee
      October 27, 1800; Louisa {Aloysia} Lancaster wife of John Lancaster relinquished her right of dower.

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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 17. Bond of conveyance, recorded at the request of John Boarman. I, Raphael Boarman Jr of CC, am bound to Richard Bennett Boarman of CC in the just sum of 1000 £sterling to be paid, which money truly to be paid, I bind myself this Mar 31, 1777, to warrant the sd Raphael Boarman conveys, when in his pewer, to Richard Bennett Boarman, all that part of a tract of land called Boarmans Help which lies on the left and south side of the west and by south line, in being the 4th course of a tract of land called Boarmans intention, which west and by south line of sd tract of land is to be continued until it intersects the given line of a tract of land called the Bite, and likewise, shall convey, when in his pewer, to the afd Richard Bennett Boarman, the one half of that tract of land called Boarmans Enlargement, it being a resurvey on that tract of land called Boarmans Help.
      Signed - Raphel Boarman Jr. Wit - Raphael Boarman Sr,
      Leonard Boarman. Recorded Jan 1, 1787.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 361. May 30, 1788 from Raphael Boarman and Dorothy, his wife (formerly Dorothy Smith) of CC, to Samuel Hanson, Esq, of CC. Whereas Basil Smith, late of CC, died seized of a tract of land called the Rinkle and Neplew, which was patented to him on Jun 18, 1763, and by sd Basil Smith devised to his wife, Ann Smith, and daughter, Dorothy Smith, and the longest liver of them, during their natural lives, and to the heirs of the body of his ad daughter Dorothy, forever, lying in CC, adjoining a tract of land called Coomes Purchase, containing about 90 acres. Now this deed further witnesses that the sd Raphael Boarman and Dorothy, his wife, for 114 £2 shillings, have sold to the afd Samuel Hanson, the afd land. Signed - Raphael Boarman, Dorothy Boarman. Wit - Geo Lee*, G. Dent*. Recorded Nov 7, 1788.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 510. Deed and will thereunto annexed, recorded at the request of Raphael Boarman. Jun 7, 1789 from Walter Hanson, Esq, Judge of CC Court, to Raphael Boarman of CC, for and in consideration of the will (dated Mar 17, 1784 and now on Prince George's County Records) of Walter Hyde Haxton, late of Prince George's County decd, wherein is the following clause to wit, "and whereas my friends Walter Brooke and Edward Lloyd Wailes did sell at public venue, and at my and Mr. Thos. S. Lee's request, a tract of land called Marsh, lying in CC, whereon Aaron Goodrich now lives, and Mr. Raphael Boarman of CC became a purchaser and passed his bond to me for the purchase money, it is my will that the Judge of Charles County Court that shall then preside, do convey my title to sd Raphael Boarman, his heirs and assigns forever." The sd Walter Hanson hereby conveys sd Raphael Boarman, all the right of sd walter Hyde Hoxton to sd land. Signed - Walter Hanson. Wit - Jno Dent*, Henry Barnes*.
      Copy of the afd will. Mar 17, 1784. I, Walter Hyde Hoxton of Prince George's County, being sick and weak in body but of good and sound mind and memory, First, I want my debts paid from my personal estate. To my half brother, Stanislaus Hoxton and his heirs lawfully begotten of his body, all that part. of 3 tracts of land, viz, Brook, Court, & Joseph and Mary, and also part of a tract of land which my father bequeathed to me, called Blackwell, containing, in the whole, about 793-1/2 acres, but for want of such heirs, I give the sd land to my half-sister, Ann Mary Hoxton and the heirs of her body lawfully begotten, but in case of the death of my sd brother and sister afd without such heirs, then the lands shall be sold to the best advantage and the sale money to be equally divided among my half sisters that shall be then living, and if a sale is necessary, I hereby appoint the Judge of Prince George's County Court that shall then preside, to convey sd lands to the purchaser. And whereas my friends Walter Brooke and Edward Loyd Wails [see above for this part of the will]. To my half-sister Ann Mary Hoxton, all my right to part of a tract of land in CC called the Loving Brothers, containing about 100 acres, and also all my right to all other lands which I am heir to in CC. To the Revd Mr, John Bolton, 20 £ To "my esteemed Walter Brook'", 40 £Whereas my grandmother, Susanna Hoxton did, by her
      will dated Jun 23, 1767, bequeath to me and my brother, John Hoxton, one fourth part of the money arising on the part of the estate she ordered to be sold, and which sd money is in the hands of her executor, Mr. Clement Smith, and as my brother, John Hoxton is since dead, I do claim the whole of sd fourth part after my just debts are paid, I give the same to my sister, Ann Mary Hoxton. My half part of the Sloop called Caroline I want set up to public sale to the highest bidder, at Magruders Warehouse at 12 months credit, and the money arising from the sale to be applied to the discharge of my debts. To my half brother, Staneslaus Hoxton, all my wearing apparel, To my half sister, Ann Mary Hoxton, the rest of my estate after my debts are paid. I appoint my friend, Mr. Richard Edelin, my execuor. Signed - Walter Hyde Hoxton. Wit - Jas. Trueman, Edw Loyd Wailes, Joseph Mudd. Saml Tyler, Reg. Wills Pr. Geo. Co, certified that the above is a true copy of the will of Walter Hyde Hoxton. The will was proved before Hugh Lyon, D.R.W. Page Co. Recorded Jul 1, 1789.
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      1789-1790 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber II [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 257. At the request of Eleanor Bradford the following Bill of Sale was recorded August 17, 1789
      I Raphel [Raphael] Boarman of Charles County, Maryland in consideration of 20 shillings current money paid by Eleanor Bradford of Charles County, Maryland, relict of Henry Bradford have sold all my right to Negro Pat (alias Martha), Liddy, Press (alias Priscilla), James, Ann, Mary, Lucy, Agnes and Nel (alias Eleanor), Will, Moll (alias Mary) and Teresa; also all the right to all the goods and chattles that are entered on record in PGCo orphan court which were part of the late Henry Bradford's estate and purchased by me at publick venue. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this August 8, 1789, Raphel Boarman in the presence of William Chandler Brent and acknowledged before Rd Cramphin

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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 514. Bond, recorded at the request of Raphael Boarman. We, Walter Brooke and Edward Lloyd Wailes, both of Prince George's County, are bound to Raphael Boarman of CC, in the just sum of 500,000 lbs of good, merchantable tobacco, this Jan 8, 1784, to warrant that sd Brooke and Wailes convey to sd Boarman, all that tract of land on which Aaron Goodrich now lives, called part of Marsh, and cause the rent to be settled, which present tenant now disputes, then the above bond to be void. Signed - Walter Brooke, Edwu Lld Wailes, Wit - Henry Hamersly, Wm Francis Neale. Recorded Jul 1, 1789.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 514. Receipt, recorded at the request of Raphael Boarman. Apr 4, 1787_ The recd of Raphael Boarman, 26 £2 shillings and a penny, being in full for a tract of land purchased of Walter Hyde Hoxton. Signed - Rich Edelin. Wit - Henry Tubman_ Recorded Jul 1, 1783.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 106. Bond, I, Mary Ann Boarman of CC, bind myself to Raphel Boarman of CC, in the just sum of 30,000 £, this Aug 9, 1792. John Hoskins Boarman (with the consent of sd Mary Ann Boarman) has exchanged some land with the above mentioned Raphel Boarman in which land sd Mary Ann has a claim during her single life. If sd Mary Ann Boarman shall allow sd Raphel Boarman to possess to possess and enjoy the above lands (without any rent or satisfaction for the same), this bond to be void_ If ever requested, this bond is to be renewed under the penalty mentioned in sd bond. Signed - Mary Ann Boarman. Wit - Cleon Clements, Ann Bradford. Recorded Jun 11, 1793.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 106. Bond. I, John Hoskins Boarman of CC, bind myself to Raphel Boarman of CC, in the just sum of 500,000 £, this Jan 10, 1793. On Jun 10, 1774, there was a resurvey made on a tract of land called Boarmans Help, which resurvey, exclusive of Roarmans Help, is by mutual consent, agreed to be divided between sd John Hoskins Boarman & Raphael Boarman, & the division to be made by Cleon Clements & Edward Edelcn, bounded by the head of Hancocks Branch, the beginning of Boarmans Low Grounds, the 2nd line of Boarmans Enlargement amended. The lands ceded to Raphel Boarman by the above are one part of Boarmans Rest & also of ths above resurvey, made on Jun 10, 1774. Cleon Clements & Edward Edelen are to lay off [for] sd John Hoskins Boarman, his part of the land with a line drawn from Benedict Boarman's land across Zachiah Swamp, All the lands below sd line to be the property of John Hoskins Boarman, and the lands above the line, to be the property of Raphel Boarman. Raphael Boarman and John H Boarman are to receive an equal quantity of land, with John H Boarman's land being to the left of the division line. These conditions being complied with, this bond to be void. Signed Jan 10, 1793 - John H Boarman, Recorded Jun 11, 1793.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 107. Award, Plat, & Explanation. We, being appointed by Messrs Raphael Boarman and John H. Boarman, both of CC, to divide a tract of land called Boarmans Enlargement, exclusive of Boarmans Help, and to mark several division lines, The division lines involve Boarmans Rest, Boarmans Low grounds, Boarmans Enlargement, and Raphaels Supply. 1st, we adjudge the division to be bounded by the head of Henscocks Branch, a resurvey called Boarmans Meadows, Boarmans Addition, Zachia Swamp, the gutter of Hencock branch. The land to the loft of the division line we award to John H. Boarman, [and the land to the right goes to Raphael Boarman, Signed Mar a, 1783 - Cleon. Clements,
      Edward Edelin. wit - none.
      At the request of Messrs Raphael Boarman & John R Boarman of CC, I have surveyed and laid off the following tracts of land in CC, viz, Part Boarmans rest, Boarmans Low Grounds, Boarmans Help, Boarmans Enlargement, The Bite, Boarmans Intention, Raphaels Supply, part Boarmans Enlargement Amended, Boarmans Addition, & part Boarmans Meadows. Signed Mar 1, 1790 - Cleon Clements. [A plat map follows. Recorded Jun 11, 1793.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 109. Bond. [See also the bond on Page 106] I, Raphael Boarman of CC, bind myself to John H. Boarman of CC, in the just sum of 500,000 £, this Jan 10, 1793. On Jun 10, 1774, there was a resurvey made of Boarmans Help, exclusive of part of Boarmans Help, which resurvey is, by mutual consent, to be divided between Raphael Boarman and John H Boarman and the division to be made by Cleon Clements & Edward Edelen, bounded by the head of Hencocks branch, Boarmans Rest, . Boarmans Low grounds, a resurvey called Boarmans Meadows, part of Boarmans Help, Boarmans Enlargement Amended. Raphael Boarman and John H Boarman are to receive an equal quantity of land, with John H Boarman's land being to the left of the division line. These conditions being complied with, this bond to be void. Signed - Raphel Boarman. Wit - Cleon Clements, Edward Edelin. Recorded Jun 17, 1793.

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      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller
      Charles County Land Records N #4.106

      At the request of Raphael Boarman the following Bond was Recorded this 11th day of June Anno Domini 1793
      Know all me by these presents that I Mary Ann Boarman of Charles County & State of Maryland am held & firmly bound unto Raphel Boarman of the County & State afsd in the full & Just sum of thirty thousand pounds currency to be paid to the said Raphel Boarman his Heirs Executors Administrators or Assigns to which payment will & truly to be made & done I bind myself my heirs Executors administrators & assigns firmly by these presents signed with my hand & sealed with my seal this ninth day of August Seventeen hundred & ninety two The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas John Hoskins Boarman [with the consent of the above bound Mary Ann Boarman] has exchanged some Land with the above mentioned Raphel Boarman in which Land the above mentioned Mary Ann Boarman has a claim dureing her Single Life Now if the above bound Mary Ann Boarman her Heirs Assigns Executors do & shall for ever peaceably permit & allow this above mentioned Raphel Boarman his heirs
      Executors Administrators & Assigns for ever to make use of possess occupy & enjoy the above Lands [without any rent or satisfaction for the same] with al the Improvements & Ca thereon these conditions being compiled with the above obligation to be void else to remain in full power Force & virtue in Law. Signed with my hand & Sealed with my seal the day & year above written NB If ever requested the above Bond is to be renewed under the penalty mentioned in said Bond Before Signing & delivery
      Tests Cleon Clements Ann Bradford Mary Ann Boarman

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