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

Thomas Blanford

Male 1648 - 1698  (50 years)


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  • Name Thomas Blanford 
    Birth 1648  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 28 Apr 1698  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10593  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father Family Blanford 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F7361  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Tabitha Wight,   b. 1647, Metfield, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 20 Jan 1701, Prince George's County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 54 years) 
    Marriage 1678  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jean Blanford,   b. Abt 1679, Calvert County, Maryland - now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1730, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 52 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Thomas Blanford,   b. 1680, Calvert County, Maryland - now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 7 Aug 1749, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 69 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Elizabeth Blanford,   b. Abt 1681, Calvert County, Maryland - now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Apr 1710, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 29 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Martha Blanford,   b. Abt 1693, Calvert County, Maryland - now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1755, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 63 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Grace Blanford,   b. Bef 1698, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F7360  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
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      William Mills 5.146 A CA #29559 #29559 Jun 13 1678
      Payments to: James Guthrey & John Guthrey, Samuel Darley & Co., Richard Rickson,
      Andrew Tennahill, Thomas Cosden, John Abbington, Henry Jow1es, Robert Linsey,
      Michall Tawney, Christopher Rowsby, Peter Arenes.
      Distribution to: Tabiatha Blanford, orphans (unnamed).
      Executrix: Tabiatha Blanford (relict), wife of Thomas Blanford,
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      Blanford, Thomas, Prince George's County, 18th Nov., 1695;
      28th Apr., 1698.
      Wife Tabitha,, extx, and sole legatee of estate during life,
      To 5 child., viz., Thomas, Jean, Eliza, Grace, and Martha estate at death of wife afsd.
      Overseers: Sam'l Magruder, Wm. Mills, Edward Willett.
      Test: Sam'l Copeland., Francis Hagot, Geo. Jackson. 6.77.
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      Mr. Thomas Blanford 16.108 I £118.19.2 Jul 1698
      Appraisers: Samuell Magruder, John Pottenger.
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      From Jeff Boston

      Thomas was a planter. He came from England to MD before 6 Mar 1673, maybe as early as 1660.

      1673-1674 Purchased land right to 50 acres for transporting himself to the province in Calvert Co, MD.

      19 Feb 1673/74 Purchased 1 right of land (50 acres) from Arthur Ludford in Calvert Co, MD.
      Purchased 2 rights of land (50 acres each) from Robert Wyne in Calvert Co, MD.

      12 Mar 1673/74 Purchased 1 right of land from Newman Barber, Calvert Co, MD

      17 Mar 1673/74 Purchased 1 right of land from Newman Barber, Calvert Co, MD

      15 Apr 1674 Purchased 250 acres at St. Mary's City, Calvert Co, MD

      Wrote a will, 18 Nov 1695, Calvert Co, MD
      Wrote a will, 10 Dec 1697, Prince George's Co, MD
      Will endorsed, 28 Apr 1698, Prince George's Co, MD
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      Mr. Thomas Blanford 16.108 I £118.19.2 {1698}
      Appraisers: Samuell Magruder, John Pottenger.

      Sources:

      Jeff Boston
      Ginger Weeks family group sheets
      Will of Thomas Blanford Bk 1, page 7
      Harry Wright Newman Collection, liber 18, folio 2, Land Office, Annapolis
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      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 8; Indenture, 10 Jul 1702
      From: Roger Brooke, Gent. of Calvert County
      To: Thomas Blandford, planter of Prince George's County
      Timberland, 154 acres in Prince George's County for 50£; bounded by Brooke Wood owned by Robert Brooke and land sold by Thomas Brooke to Thomas Bratt Signed: Roger Brooke (mark)
      Witnessed: Tho. Taney, Clarke Skinner, Martha
      Memorandum: witnessed by Thos. Greenfeild and Just Provin Alienation: 23 Feb 1702 Thos. Blandford paid the sum of 6s Recorded: 1 Sep 1702

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