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

William Selby

Male Bef 1659 - 1699  (> 40 years)


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  • Name William Selby 
    Birth Bef 1659 
    Gender Male 
    Death 25 Feb 1699  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11739  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Family Mary Busey,   b. Bef 1663   d. Abt 1718, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 55 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1679  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Selby,   b. 1679, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1733, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 55 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. William Selby,   b. 1680, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1 Aug 1733, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 53 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Amy Selby,   b. Abt 1682, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 20 Apr 1711, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 29 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Samuel Selby,   b. Abt 1696, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F847  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Selby, William, Prince George 's County, 5th Nov., 1698; 25th Feb., 1698-9.
      To son-in-law Robert Sollers and Mary his wife and their hrs., 100 A., "Good Luck," and 100 A., "Pack's Meadow."
      To sons William and Charles and hrs., 2 tracts, 500 A., "Leeth," and 150 A., part of "Groome's Lodge," recently bought from Rich'd Groome.
      To dau. Susanna and hrs., 150 A., part of "Towgood."
      To son Samuel and hrs., 200 A., residue of "Towgood."
      To dau. Anne and hrs., 100 A., "Twyfort."
      To child, afsd., personalty; to be of age at 18 yrs.
      Wife Mary, extx. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal, including dwelling plantation and 100 A., "The Farm"; plantation afsd. to revert to son William at death of wife.
      Test; Hugh Tracey, Jeremiah Perdue, Jno. Wheat, Joshua Cicell. 6. 215.
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      William Selby 19 1/2 A.92 I Page £437.13.11 May 23 1699
      Appraisers: R. Bradly, Samuell Magruder.
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      William Selby 20.237 A Page £427.13.11 #6845 Jul 30 1701
      Payments to: Charles Beale, Thomas Box, Richard Groome, Richard Jones, Mr. Charles Carroll, ---- Greenfeild, Thomas Morice, Mr. Carroll, John Miller, Mr. Greenfeild for Esq. Cheseldyne, Maj. Barton for Esq. Brooke, Joshua Cecill, Esq. Brooke.
      Executrix: Mary Cecill, wife of Joshua Cecill.
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      1696-1702 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber A, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Indenture and Release, 28 April 1697
      From: WALTER BIGGER of Calvert County, gent., son of JOHN BIGGER of Patuxent River.
      To: WILLIAM SELBY of P. G. Co.
      Price: 100 pounds sterling
      Property: All the remaining 350 acres of a tract called "To Good" on the west side of Patuxent River; bounded by land formerly laid out for Mr. CHRISTOPHER ROUSBY called "Croome," by land of ROBERT RIGLEY called "Timberly" and "Generals Gift." This was part of a 450 acre tract in Calvert County, now P. G. County, granted to JOHN BIGGER, 1 August 1672, and by him bequeathed to WALTER BIGGER in a will dated 12 November 1675; 100 acres of the tract had been conveyed to JONATHAN PRATER; JOHN BIGGER, eldest son of JOHN BIGGER, late of said County, released all his right and claim to the said 350 acres to the said WILLIAM SELBY with witnesses ROB'T SKINNER, WILLIAM HEAD, and WILLIAM BARTON. JAMES BIGGER, second son of JOHN BIGGER, late of Calvert County, likewise released all his right and claim to this lot with witnesses JOHN MURTH (mark), and WILLIAM BARTON.
      Signature: WALTER BIGGER
      Wit.: NINIAN BEALL, E. BATSON, SARAH BARTON Ackn'd: WALTER BIGGER, 28 April 1697
      Recorded: 23 November 1697, Vol. A, Page 68A
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      1696-1702 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber A, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Deed, 26 April 1700
      From: ROBERT SOLLARS of Calvert County, planter, and wife MARX.
      To: RICHARD JONES of P. G. County, planter
      Price: 80 pounds sterling
      Property: All the 100 acre tract "Bealington" and all the 100 acre tract "Good Luck:," both originally in Calvert Co. onthewrest side of Patuxent River and on the west side of the dividing creek: or west-ern branch of Patuxent River. "Bealington" was originally granted to NINIAN BEALE of Calvert County, 1 May 1672, and bounded on WILLIAM GROOME'S "Groome Lott," and on "Good Luck." The land was conveyed by BEALE to WILLIAM SELLBY, 15 May 1693. "Good Luck" was originally granted to ALLEBANDER MAGRUDER of Calvert County, 1 May 1672, and by him bequeathed to his son SAMUELL MAGRUDER. SAMUELL MAGRUDER sold the land to WILLIAM SELLBY of Calvert County, planter, 14 March 1683, for which there is a confirmatory deed dated 3 October 1700. WILLIAM SELLBY bequeathed both parcels of land to his son-in-law ROBERT SOLLARS and his wife MARY in his will dated 5 November 1698.
      Signatures: ROBERT SOLLARS, MARY SOLLARS
      Wit.: ROBT. BRADLEY, SAM'LL MAGRUDER
      Ackn'd: ROBERT SOLLARS and wife MARY, 26 April 1701 Recorded: 27 February 1701, Vol. A, Page 427
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Page 189.
      Jun 23, 1740 from Samuel Selby & Amy, his wife, of PG, to Anne Harris of Page Whereas George Ransom, late of PG, decd, by his will, bequeathed to his daughter Elizabeth, all the land belonging to him lying between the forks of Potuxon Branch, being part of a parcel of land (purchased by sd George Ransom of Thomas Brooke Esq) lying on the west side of Potuxon River, called the Wedge, which sd parcel so bequeathed, after the death of the sd Elizabeth, is become the right of her daughter, the afd Amy Selby. Now this deed further witnesses that sd Samuel and Amy Selby, for 5000 lbs of tobacco, sell to sd Anne Harris, all that tract of land contained between the forks of Potuxon Branch afd, containing about 50 acres. Signed - Samll Selby, Amy Selby. Wit - Jno Hepburn*, J Wilson*. Recorded Jul 15, 1740.

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