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

Thomas Attaway Reeder

Male 1741 - 1806  (65 years)


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  • Name Thomas Attaway Reeder 
    Born 1741  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aug 1806  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11504  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Father Thomas Reeder,   b. Bef 1695, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1773, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 78 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susannah Jordan,   b. 1711, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1771, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1725  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Contributed by Linda Reno

      Oral will of Bennet Parran who died 6/4/1783. Will: 6/4/1783-6/11/1784. Deposition of Thomas A. Reeder, 42 who stated he went to the house of Thomas Reeder in consequence of a mortgage and was told that Bennet Parran, who lay dangerously ill at the home of Thomas Reeder, desired to see him. After being in the room for some time, Parran told him that he wanted to make his will and wanted everything he had to go to Benny Reeder, but that it should remain in the care of Thomas A. Reeder. Parran died about 2 hours later. Deposition of Draden Reeder, age 39 who stated that Bennet Parran was ill at her husband's house and desired her to send for her brother, Thomas A. Reeder. Parran told her he wanted to make his will and leave everything he had to her son, Benny Reeder, in the care of her brother, Thomas A. Reeder. She also heard overheard the conversation between her brother and Parran. No Exec. named. Wit: Hanson Briscoe.

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      Leonard Burch 103.40 CH £89.1.11 Apr 18 1770
      Appraisers: Thomas Reeder, Jr., Thomas Richard Cooksey.
      Creditors: John Craig for John & James Jamieson, Samuel Hanson.
      Next of kin: Anne Burch, Benjamin Burch.
      Administratrix: Susannah Burch.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 121. Jun 15, 1790 from Thomas Attaway Reeder of St Mary's County, to William M. Wilkeson of CC, for 100 £, all that tract of land called Thomas & James adventure, lying in CC on the east side of Zachia Swamp and on the east side of a small branch called Williams' Branch, containing about 130 acres. Signed - Thomas A. Reeder. Wit - Will Kilgour, Zach Forrest. This deed was acknowledged in S. Mary's County by sd Reeder before the 2 witnesses, who are St. Mary's County JPs. Certified by Timothy Bowes, Clk of St. Mary's County Court. Recorded Aug 15, 1790.

      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Feb. 1806 - the St. Mary's Co., Md. will of Thomas Attaway Reeder of All Faith Parish, probated Aug. 1806, leaves, among many other bequests:
      --to niece Susanna Suite (widow of Thomas), "Hepworth," the land on which she now lives; a small piece of adjacent land, "Plains of Jerico," continuing [sic; containing] in the whole 112 acres for her life and then to either one of her sons that she directs.
      --the remainder of my land is to be equally divided ... [into 10 shares, one of which is for Susanna Suite.] Each of the above is to also receive 1/2 of the land's rent at the end of the year of my death to defray the cost of dividing or selling the land.
      Source: Reno, Linda D., "St. Mary's County, Maryland Wills, 1803-1820," pp. 53-4.

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