Daniel McKinnon1730 - 1777 (47 years)
Name Daniel McKinnon Birth 1730 Scotland Gender Male Death 1777 At Sea Person ID I107130 Tree1 Last Modified 26 Nov 2023
Family Catherine MNU Lanham, b. Abt 1735, Prince George's County, Maryland d. Aft 1777, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland (Age ~ 43 years) Marriage Bef 7 Jun 1766 Prince George's County, Maryland Children 1. Catherine Dorothea Penelope McKinnon, b. 23 Oct 1775, All Saints Parish, Frederick County County, Maryland d. 18 Dec 1848, Beaver County, Pennsylvania (Age 73 years) [Father: natural] Family ID F12730 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 26 Nov 2023
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School Teachers of Early Maryland
by Robert Barnes
MSA SC 5300
McKinnon, Daniel, advertised his school at London Town in Nov 1758 (AMG, 16 Nov 1758). He moved to QA Co., where he was master of Queen Anne's County School from 1760 to 1762.
- Family: Daniel and his wife Ruth were the parents of two children, whose births were recorded in All Hallows Parish, AA Co.: ANNE, b. 7 Feb 1753, and RUTH, b. 4 Dec 1755. Ruth Mckinnon, Daniel's wife had an illegitimate daughter: ELEANOR, b. 2 March 1759 (AACR:55).
- Family Problems: In March 1759 Daniel McKinnon advertised that he was divorcing his former wife, Ruth, because she bore an adulterous child in March 1759, begotten about the beginning of June 1758 while he was in Great Britain (AMG, 29 March 1759).
- Other Activities: He may be the Daniel McKinnon who was in Queen Anne's Co. on or after 6 May 1760 as a contributor from St. Paul's Parish to the sufferers from the Boston fire (CMSP: Black Books, item 1016).
- Career Change: McKinnon was ordained by the Bishop of London in 1768, and returned to Maryland in 1769. Kanely's Directory of Ministers and the Maryland Churches They Served lists Daniel Mckinnon at All Saints Parish in FR Co. in 1769, and at St. Margaret's Westmninster (Broad Neck) Parish in AA Co. in 1772.
1763-1767 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber TT [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 559. At the request of Robert Power Lanham the following Deed of Gift was recorded June 7, 1766
I Catharine McKinnon with the consent of my present husband Daniel McKinnon for and in consideration of the natural love and affection to my son Robert Power Lanham and for diverse other good causes and considerations me hereunto moving has given by these presents a Negro boy Anthony now in my husband's possession and with his consent; provided nevertheless that if the Negro boy Anthony is In my husband's possession for my son Robert Power Lanham until he is of age and that in case the Negro should die in the minority of my son my husband shall not be obliged to make him good unto my son aforesaid. In witness whereof I have hereunto with my husband's consent set my hand and seal this May 27, 1766, Catherine McKinnon in the presence of and acknowledged before Kenelm Truman Stoddert, Thomas Hanson Marshall
1767-1769 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber BB 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 185. At the request of Daniel McKinnon the following Deed was recorded January 13, 1768
Indenture made January 8, 1768; Samuel Smith, planter in consideration of 135 pounds current money paid by Daniel McKinnon has sold two adjoining tracts called "Smith's Delight" containing 50 acres as by patent bearing date October 29, 1750 and "Langley" containing 85 acres and which lies free and clear of the claim or pretensions of Paul Talburt to part of "Langley". Signed Samuel Smith and I will and in all that you okay and you will will in the presence of John Hepburn, John Hepburn, Jr. and acknowledged before John Hepburn and at the same time Grissel Smith wife of Samuel Smith relinquished her right of dower
1774-1780 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber CC 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 580. At the request of Ebsworth Bayne the following Deed was recorded February 24, 1779
Indenture made September 7, 1778; Daniel McKinnon, At present of Anne Arundel County, Maryland in consideration of 6000 pounds of good and merchantable inspected crop tobacco to be paid in 3 years from April 2, 1777 part of which tobacco, 2000 pounds the said McKinnon acknowledges to have been received, has sold by these presents to Ebsworth Bayne of PGCo two tracts lying in PGCo; "Smith's Delight" beginning at the 2nd boundary of "Langley" containing 50 acres as by patent granted to to Samuel Smith of whom McKinnon purchased the land bearing date October 29, 1750; and also 85 acres of "Langley" adjoining whereof the said Smith was possessed of at the time of his obtaining a patent and which lies free and clear of the claim or pretensions of Paul Talburt. Signed Daniel McKinnon in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Clagett, William Lyles, Jr.
1780-1784 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber FF 1 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 235. At the request of John Talburt the following Land Commission was enrolled August 28, 1782
Memorandum that on the special petition of John Talburt of PGCo preferred to the justices of the county on August 24, 1780 for a land commission was issued on August 26, 1780; to Messrs George Fraser Hawkins, John Addison, Smith Middleton and Thomas Hanson of PGCo Gentleman, whereas John Talburt is seized of a tract called "Talburts Lott" and preferred his petition in writing to our county court held at Upper Marlborough Town for a commission to examine evidence to prove and perpetuate the memory of the bounds of the said tract of land. Therefore, we command you any three or two of you to examine all witnesses or persons concerned touching their knowledge of the bounds of the said tract. Witness Joshua Beall, Gentleman, August 25, 1780, issued August 20, 1780, John Read Magruder, clerk
By virtue of a commission to examine evidences to prove the bounds of "Talburts Lott" we intend to meet on the 1st Monday in February the next. Given under our hands this December 11, 1780, George F. Hawkins, Smith Middleton
Robert Soper aged 71 years (relative to the bounds of "Smith's Delight") saith that the old dead chestnut tree standing near the west side of a small branch was shown to him by Rev. Henry Addison about 8 or 9 years ago to be the beginning tree of Smith's land and the deponent was requested by Addison to survey it for William Ashburne who was about to buy the land from the said Addison who was selling the land for the Rev. Mr. McKennon
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