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

John Watkins

Male Abt 1669 - 1703  (~ 34 years)

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  • Name John Watkins 
    Birth Abt 1669 
    Gender Male 
    Death 18 Jul 1703  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10649  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

    Family ID F7415  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catherine Edelen,   b. 1669, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 7 Nov 1698, Prince George's County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 29 years) 
    Marriage 1697  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7413  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

    Family 2 Mary Clifton,   b. Bef 1667   d. Aft 1708, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 43 years) 
    Marriage 6 Jul 1699  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7414  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Watkins John, Prince George's County, 19th June, 1703; 18th July, 1703,
      To daughter-in-law Anne Lewis, sons-in-law Thomas and John Lewis and Edward Ennis personalty.
      Wife Mary and son-in-law Richard Lewis, joint exs.
      Test: Henry Acton, Eliza. Marsh, Anne Acton. 11.373.
      John Wattkins 25.274 A Page £192.0.8 £34.15.4 Mar 14 1705
      Payments to: William Glover, Dr. Samuell Berry, Elisabeth March, Mr. William Hutching, Henry Acton, Thomas Stonestreet, Edward Jones.
      Executors: Mary Wattkins, Richard Lewis.
      Gambray (Gaanbra), Richard, Prince George's County, 7th Aug. 1702; 8th June, 1703.
      To son Richard and hrs., 250 A., "Battersea"
      to dau, Mary, personalty.
      to wife (unnamed)., extx., residue of estate during widowhood.
      to 2 child. afsd. and possible unborn child, estate equally at marriage or death of wife.
      Trustees: Col. Henry Darnall, Clement Hill.
      Test: Jno. Watkins, Wm. Glover, Eliza: Dickeson. 11.338
      Causine, Ignatius,Portobacco, Chas. County, 4th May, 1695; 11th June, 1695.
      To 3 sons, viz., Ignatius, John, and William, equally, 1700 A., Causine's Manor; division to be made at majority of eld. son Ignatius.
      To dau. Jane, personalty, and in event of her marrying a man not having land to be given 150 A. from Causine's Manor afsd.
      To wife Jane, extx., 1/3 of personalty; residue to be divided among 4 child. afsd.; sd. wife to have charge of child. during minority.
      Overseers: Brother Thomas Clarke and cous. Francis Greene.
      Test: Marke Lampton, Geo. Leete, Jno. Watkins, Cleborne Lomax. 7. 93.
      Thomas Lewis 19.67 A Page £55.10.0 £55.10.0 Jul 3 1699
      Payments to; Robert Clarke, Mr. Greenfeild, John Redman, Daniell Counell [Connell], John Tompson, Dr. Ferquson, Alexander Harbert.
      Distribution to; widow, 5 orphans (unnamed).
      Administratrix: Katherine Watkins (widow), wife of John Watkins.
      Cloghell [Coghill], William, Prince George's County, 1st Aug., 1702; 31st Aug., 1702.
      To son James and hrs., dwelling plantation Athey's Folly."
      To son William, personalty,
      To son David and hrs., testator's share of undivided land belonging to himself and brother James.
      Wife Christian, extx. and residuary legatee.
      Test: Jno. Watkins, Philip Lewing, Edward Jones. 11. 278
      Mr. Ignatius Cussine [Causine] 16.66 A CH £129.16.5 £36,16,1 [1698]
      Payments to: John Watkins, Samuell Luckett, Thomas Smallwood, John Wathen, Mr, Francis Green.
      Executrix: June Reeves (relict), wife of Ugatt Reeves.
      1699-1709 Stafford County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page. 449- 450
      This Indenture made 31st day August 1703 between THOMAS CLIFTON of Stafford County Gent. of the one part and MARY WATKINS of Prince Georges county in Province of Maryland Widow .. Witnesseth that in consideration of rents & covts hath farm lets 200 acres of land being part of a tract of land called Cliftons Neck lying upon Plum tree point in Stafford County beginning at a bounded white oak standing by Potomack River side on East side small swamp about a Quarter of a mile below Plum Tree polar running thence North into the woods 179 pearches to a bounded hickory on a Plain thence East 270 perches to a bounded red oak thence 5=130 perches to a bounded poplar standing by Potomack near an ashen swamp thence with the river to the first bound tree conta 200 acres of land more or less .. to have and hold during natural lives of MARY WATKINS, EMME her son and the said THOS. CLIFTON & the longest liver of them paying the yearly rent of two fat capons upon every Easterdav if the same shall be demanded ..
      Presence John Addison, Thos. Clifton Thos. Addison, James Haddock
      The above lease of land upon the motion of JOHN GODSHALL is ordered to be recorded & is recorded the 14th Janry 1708.

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