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

John 'Jordan' Smith

Male Abt 1666 - 1716  (~ 50 years)


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  • Name John 'Jordan' Smith 
    Birth Abt 1666  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 16 Nov 1716  Jordan, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10411  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father John Smith,   b. Abt 1645   d. 30 Jul 1696, Charles County, Maryland - account Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Margarett Barker,   b. Abt 1646   d. Aft 1667, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 22 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 14 Feb 1666  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7210  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Hagan,   b. Abt 1680, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Between 1717 and 1729, Jordan, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1696  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Priscilla Smith,   b. Abt 1696, Jordan, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Between 1725 and 1733, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 29 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. John 'Jordan' Smith,   b. Abt 1698, Jordan, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 13 Dec 1776, 'Jordan' William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 78 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Sarah Smith,   b. Abt 1700, Jordan, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1769, Jordan, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 70 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Elizabeth Smith,   b. Aft 1716, Jordan, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1729, No further record Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 13 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F7212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Smith, Jno., Charles County, 13th April, 1716; 16th Nov., 1716.
      To son Jno, and hrs,, dwelling plantation, 300 A., and personalty after decease of testators wife.
      to son Martha (son of son Jno.), personalty. (mistake in Transcription?)
      to dau. Priscilla (wife of Jno. More) and hrs., 200 A. adj the 200 A deeded to Jno. More (for description see will), and personalty,
      to dau. Elizabeth and hrs., 300 A. adj. Jno. More's and running from Zachia Swamp westward to outside line of the Manor, and personalty.
      dau. Sarah and hrs., 300 A. on s. side Jordan's Branch, and personalty.
      wife Ann, dwelling plantation, during life; at her decease to son Jno. and hrs., and residue of personalty during life. After her decease to child. afsd. (for description of portions allotted to child. see will).
      Exs.: Sons Jno. Smith and Jno. Moore jointly.
      Test: Owen Reed, Thos. Allen, Jno. Drymer, Sam'l Smith. MCW 14.195.
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      Mr. John Smith (gentleman) 38A.17 I CH E477.11.5 Jan 30 1716
      Appraisers: Henry Hawkins, John Hanson.
      Creditors: William Middelton, Jaccob Misser.
      Next of kin: Thomas Hagan, James Hagan.
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      ???
      James Thomas 21.372 ICH £25,16,10 Apr 26 1702
      Appraisers: John Smith, Thomas Coleman,
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber Q, Page 113
      11 Nov 1696; Indenture from William Joseph of St. Mary's County, Gent., to John Smith of Prince George's Co.; for £175 money of England; a parcel of land called Jourdan in Manor of Zachia; bounded by branches of Zachia Swamp; containing 1,500 acres of land; /s/ Wm. Joseph; wit. Will. Hutchison, Cleborne Lomax [p. 115 repeat indenture of this]
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      1696-1702 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber A, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Mortgage, 11 November 1696
      From: WILLIAM JOSEPH of St. Mary's County, gent.
      To: JOHN SMITH of P. G. County, planter
      Price: 175 pounds sterling
      Property: A 1500 acre tract called "Jourdan" in Charles Co.
      Signature: JOHN SMITH
      Wit.: WILLIAM HUTTCHISON, CLEBORN LOMAX
      Ackn'd: WILLIAM JOSEPH of London, 19 November 1697 Recorded: 23 August 1698, Vol. A, Page 131
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      1696-1702 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber A, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Deed, 27 November 1700
      From: JOHN SMITH of P. G. County, planter
      To: JAMES STODDART of P. G. County, gent.
      Price: 100 pounds sterling
      Property: A 50 acre part of a tract called "Long Looked For" in P. G. Co. on the south main branch of Deep Creek bounding on land formerly laid out for Maj. THOMAS BROOK called "Little Grove," and on land of RICHARD MARSHAM; also a 200 acre part of which was formerly granted to Maj. THOMAS BROOK and is now in possession of MURPHEY WARD, and part of which was granted to MURPHY WARDE, called "Wards Pasture"; the second tract is on the west side of the Patuxent River in P. G. Co. on Deep Creek, and bounds on "Little Grove" and on land of GEORGE LINGAN being part of "Long Looked For."
      Signature: JOHN SMITH
      Wit.: WILLIAM TANYHILL, R. BRADLEY
      Ackn'd: Anne SMITH, wife of JOHN, 27 November 1700 Recorded: 24 February 1700, Vol. A, Page 343
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      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 6a: Indenture, 18 Aug 1702
      From: Thomas Clegett, Gent. of Calvert County & wife Sarah
      To: William Wadsworth, planter of Calvert County
      250 acres of Weston on the west side of the west branch of Patuxent River in Prince George's County for "natural love and affection and for his better support & maintenance"; bounded by Greenland laid out for William Green, and Kingston laid out for Peter Joy; on Cabin Branch
      Signed: Bottom of page including signature missing
      Endorsement: Sarah Cleggett examined by Sam'll Wadsworth, John Smith, and Thomas Johnson.
      Recorded: 18 Aug 1702
      Vide ye alienation in 1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 60
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      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 53: Indenture, 24 May 1703
      From: William Hutchison of Prince George's County, Gent.
      To: John Smith, planter of Prince George's County
      For 100£all 654 acres of that parcel of land called Hoop Yard and all the parcel called Houp's Addition containing "the meets and bounds" of both parcels lying in Prince George's County on the north side of the Eastern Branch of the Potomac River; bounded by land of Wallter Thompson, land called Duddington Manner belonging to Mr. Roziar; Royal mines excepted
      Signed: Wm. Hutchison
      Witnessed: R. Bradly and James Stoddart
      Memorandum: 24 May 1703 endorsement on back of deed of Sarah Hutchison, wife of William; examined by R. Bradly and James Stoddart
      Alienation: 29 May 1703 John Smith paid the sum of 1£/6s
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      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 83a: Indenture, 28 Mar 1704
      From: John Smith of Charles County
      To: Thomas Gibbins, planter of Prince George's County
      For 5,300 pounds of tobacco in cask 50 acres of land called Smith's Green lying in Prince George's County; bounded by Smith's Pasture and land called Shoake
      Signed: John Smith
      Witnessed: Edward Willett and Ro't Owen
      Memorandum: 28 Mar 1704 Anne Smith, wife of John, examined by John Wight and Sam'll Magruder
      Vide ye alienation in 1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 94
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      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 112: Indenture, 15 Jul 1704
      From: Thomas Gibbins, planter of Prince George's County
      To: Thomas Wall, planter of Prince George's County
      For 5,300 pound of tobacco in cask a 50 acre parcel of land called Smith's Green lying in Prince George's County and a 50 acre tract called Smith's Pasture
      Signed: Thomas Gibbins (mark)
      Witnessed: John Tasker and James Stoddart
      Memorandum: 15 Jun 1704 Thomas and Elisabeth Gibbins acknowledged deed before Jno. Wight and James Stoddart
      Alienation: 13 Jul 1704 for the sum of 2s paid by Thomas Wall
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      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 138: Power of Attorney
      From: Walter Hope of Blandford in the County of Dorsett, a linen draper
      To: James Stoddart
      For the sum of 40£those tracts of land called Hope Yard and Hope's Addition in Prince Georges County bounded in manner specified in the indentures past; Walter Hope appoints James Stoddart to act as his attorney
      Signed: Walter Hope
      Witnessed: James Thompson, Robert Johnson and William Linsey
      Memorandum: Deed recorded in 1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 32 of this record and the land sold again by William Hutchison to John Smith in 1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 53 of this records; original deed produced and acknowledged in open court by virtue of the above letter of attorney
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      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 191a: Indenture, 26 Aug 1707
      Prom: Jonathan and Elizabeth Prather of Prince George's County
      To: Col. Henry Darnall of Prince George's County
      For 608 a 100 acre part of a tract of land taken up in 1672 by John Bigger, Sr., decd, called 55 Toogood of 450 acres; bounded by Croome owned by Christopher Rousebyes, land of Rob't Rldgley
      Signed: Jonathan Prater (mark) and Elizabeth Prater (mark)
      Witnessed: Nicholas Sewall, Alex'r Beall, and John Smith
      Memorandum: 26 Aug 1707 Elizabeth Prater examined by Ro. Bradly and Jo. Gerrard
      Alienation: Henry Darnall paid the sum of 4s for 100 acres of land
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      Charles County Maryland Land Records, Liber Z, Page 92
      Recorded at request of George Askin:
      20 Oct 1702; Indenture from John Smith, planter, to George Askin, planter; for 00; a parcel of land being part of a 1,500 acre tract called Jordans; laid out for 100 acres; /s/ John Smith; wit. William Mockeboy (mark), Michaell Martin; ack. by Anne Smith wife of John on 14 Mar 1703; Capt. Thomas Smoot paid alienation on acct. of George Askin 14 Mar 1703/4
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      Charles County (MD) Land Records, Volume 3, page 44, Liber Z, page 92.
      "Recorded at the request of George Askin-20 Oct 1701; indenture from John Smith, planter to George Askin, planter, for 30 pounds; a parcel of land being part of a 1,500 acre tract called Jordans; laid out for 100 acres; /s/ John Smith,
      wit. William Mockeboy (mark), Michaell Martin;
      ack. by Anne Smith, wife of John, on 14 March 1703;
      Captain Thomas Smoot paid alienation on account of George Askin 14 March 1703/4.
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Land Records, Liber D#2, Page 71
      Cattle mark recorded for the same John Smith
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      Charles County Land Records, LiberF#2, Page 3
      26 Mar 1714; Recorded at request of Samuel Baggott:
      10 Mar 1713; Indenture from John Smith, planter, to Samuel Baggott, planter; for 2,500# tobacco; part of a parcel called Jordan on the west side of Zachia Swamp; containing 35 acres; /s/ John Smith; wit. Jno. Pigeon (mark), Robt. Hanson; ack. by
      John Smith and Anne his wife
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Land Records, Liber D#2, Page 48
      20 Aug 1713; Recorded at request of John Pigeon:
      9 Jun 1713; Indenture from John Smith, planter, to John Pigeon, planter; for 6,000# tobacco; a parcel being part of 1,500 acres called FORDAM on the west side of Zachia Swamp; containing 100 acres; /s/ John Smith; wit. Edward Shaw, Robt. Hanson; ack. by Anne Smith, wife of John
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Land Records, Liber C, #2, Page 45
      3 Nov 1713; Recorded at request of John Smith, Jr., planter:
      14 Apr 1713; Memorandum between John Smith and Tho. Hagan regarding marriage between John Smith, Jr., s/o John Smith, and Anne Hagon, d/o Thomas Hagan; John Smith gives his son slaves, household good, cattle and a tract of 300 acres called St. Katherine; Thomas Hagan gives the couple £25, household goods, cattle, etc.; /s/ John Smith, Tho. Hagan (mark); wit. Mill. Marten, Richard Edelen, Samuell Baggott, James Gaddes
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber F#2, Page 81
      20 Xber 1715; Recorded at request of Jon. Moore, planter, Prince George's Co.:
      Deed of Gift from John Smith to his son-in-law John Moore of Prince George's County, planter; a tract of land bounded by George Ascomb and Zachia Swamp; containing 200 acres; /s/ Jno. Smith, Anne Smith; wit. David Pattome, Robt. Ansall, Beni. Berry
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber F#2, Page 88
      Endorsement belonging to John Smith's Deed of Gift, Page 81; 1 Jun 1717, Prince George's Co.; Robert Mansell and David Pattin made oath re signature of John Smith
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      Charles County Liber L#2, Page37. At the request of Alexd Magruder of Prince Georges County, the following deed was recorded on Jul 16, 1722.
      Jun 13, 1722 from Robert Middleton of CC, to Alex Magruder of Prince Georges County, for 36 £sterling, 180 acres of land [which, on] Nov 28, 1717 [was] then laid out at the request of Jno More, executor of the will of John Smith, late decd, of CC, a piece of land for Robt Middelton and Eliza, his wife, pursuant to the sd decd's will, being part of a tract of land in CC called Jordan, which part is bounded by the west side of Zachia Swamp on the north line of the sd John More's land, thence to James Middleton's land being part of the afd tract called Jordan, containing about 180 acres. "This land is part of that 300 acres of land laid out and conveyed by Mr. Robert Hanson by the request of the afd John More, exr of the will of John Smith deceased of CC by the sd 300 acres of land left to the above sd Robt Middleton's wife Eliza by the sd will". Signed -.Robt (R his mark) Middleton. Wit - Waltr Story*, Jon Fendall*.
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Land Records, Liber L#2 Page 134.
      At the request of George Askin of CC, the following deed was recorded this May 1, 1724.
      Apr 27, 1724 from John Moore of CC, planter, to George Askin of CC, planter, for 14 £7 shillings & 6 pence and for divers other causes, all that parcel of about 60 acres, being part of 400 acres of land given by Jno Smith, late of cc, unto his daughter, Prissilla, the wife of the sd Jno Moore, part of a tract called Jordan, lying on the west side of Zachia main Swamp. Signed - John Moore, Priscilla (+ her mark) Moore. Wit - Thos Sanders Jr, Thos Morris, Jon Fendall*, Robt Hanson*.
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      Charles County, Maryland Liber L#2, Page 467. At the request of John Ebernethy of CC, innkeeper,
      the following deed was recorded this Apr 16, 1729.
      Apr 7 1729 from Robert Middleton of CC, Gent, and Elizabt his wife, daughter and heiress to the land and premises hereafter mentioned, of John Smith, late of CC, by his will may more at large appear, to John Ebernethy of CC, innkeeper, for 8000 lbs of tobacco in cask, all that tract of land, messuage, or tenement whereon I now dwell, being part of a larger tract of land granted by will to the sd Elizabeth Middleton by the afd John Smith, containing 300 acres called Jordan, bounded by John Moors land, Zachiah Swamp, containing 300 acres. Sometime heretofore, sd Robert Middleton and Elizabeth, his wife, conveyed to Alexander Magruder of Prince Georges County, Gent, 180 acres out of the afd 300 acres called Jordan. Consequently, there remains unsold about 120 acres of sd tract. Now this deed witnesses that sd Robert Middleton and Elizabeth, his wife, for the afd sum of 8000 lbs of tobacco, have sold to John Ebernethy, sd parcel of about 120 acres called Jordan, now in the actual possession and occupation of sd Robert Middleton, lying on Zachiah Swamp adjoining John Mores land, contiguous to that part of the same heretofore sold by the parties to this deed to Alexander Magruder afd, being in CC.. If sd Robert Middleton and Elizabeth, his wife, do not pay the original sum of 8000 lbs of tobacco with legal interest and other costs and charges in the space of 3 years, to be computed from Mar 1 last past to Mar 1, 1731/2, then in default of such payment, Robert and Elizabeth shall turn out of possession and confess judgement & condenacon of sd land and give an immediate or actual possession of the land and premises, forever barring themselves of the equity of redemption to the sd plantation and premises, without any let, molestation, cost, charges, trouble in the law or otherwise of him, the sd John Ebernethy, by_Robert and Elizabeth or any other persons, provided that if Robert Middleton or Elizabeth, his wife, pay sd John Ebernethy the 8000 lbs of tobacco in cask, being the consideration of sd recited deed, with all costs, charges, and lawful interest thereof, then these presents to be void. Signed - Robert (R his mark) Middleton, Elizabeth (E her mark) Middleton. Wit - Robt Hanson*, Gust Brown*.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 332-218: JORDAN: 1500 acres; Possession of - 1500 Acres - Smith, John : Surveyed 2 July 1692 for William Josephs Esq lying in his lordships Manor of Zachia at a bound Spanish oak at the point of the mouth of the branch of the main branch of Zachia above the coach road.: Conveyance notes - 100 Acres - John Pigeon from John Smith; 9 June 1713, 35 Acres - Samuel Bagget from John Smith; 10 March 1713,200 Acres - John Moore from John Smith; 3 Oct 1715, 50 Acres - John Pigeon from John Moore; 18 June 1720, 180 Acres - Alexander Magruder from Robert Middleton; 13 June 1721, 69 Acres - George Askins from John Moore; 27 April 1724,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Piccawaxen or Wm&Mary: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 299-84: GOWERS ADDITION: 28 acres; Possession of - 28 Acres - Gower, George : Surveyed 15 Oct 1684 for Geo Gower: Other notes - George Gower son of George Gower, 30 Acres – Francis Posey from John Smith, 16 January 1726.,30 Acres – James Latimer (sp?) from Francis Posey, 24 March 1729.

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      List of Debts & Payments for Henry Truman
      In the Inventories a Accounts is a list of the debts & payments for the estate of Henry Truman. The list is 23 January 1695. This list can be found in Liber 13B, Folios 33-39.
      List of Debts
      John Smith (Freshes)
      John Smith (Leo. Creeks)
      John Smith (Cox. Towne]
      John Smith (on the manner)
      John Smith (glazier]
      John Smith (carpenter)

      William Smith
      William Smith (schoolmaster)
      Dr. William Smith

      Daniell Smith
      Ralph Smith
      Henry Smith

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