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

Robert Wade

Male 1726 - 1793  (67 years)


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  • Name Robert Wade 
    Birth 1726  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 5 Mar 1793  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12033  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father Robert Wade,   b. 1707, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Jan 1782, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Hamilton,   b. 1708, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Between 1744 and 1760, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 36 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1740  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1397  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Hardy,   b. 27 Feb 1729, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Nov 1794, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 65 years) 
    Children 
     1. Richard Wade,   b. Aft 1762, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1797, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 35 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Mary Henry Wade,   b. Aft 1762  [Father: natural]
     3. Meek Anne Wade,   b. Abt 1765, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1801, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 35 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Benoni Hamilton Wade,   b. Bef 1774, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1823, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 51 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Violetta Wade,   b. Aft 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     6. Elizabeth Wade,   b. Aft 1762, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1 Oct 1799, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 35 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F5158  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County, St. John's and Prince George Parishes Maryland State Census 1776, Page 84
      Robert Wade, Jr., 50: 21: 15: 13: 7: 4
      Mary, 45: 15: 11: 9
      === different Robert Wade
      Prince George's County, St. John's and Prince George Parishes Maryland State Census 1776, Page 53
      Elizabeth Green, 65: 15: 12 (widow Elizabeth Dyer)
      Robert Wade, 40
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1790-1796;
      Folio 321 ROBERT WADE 12/06/1792 03/05/1793
      "being indisposed in Body.."
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Mary Henry Harrison --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Sophia'
      2. Robert Wade Harrison --grandson
      -to have Negro boy "Dick"
      3. Meeke Bayne --daughter
      -to have Negro woman "Beck" and her child who she has in her possession
      4. Richard Croke (?) --grandson [Crook]
      -to have Negro boy "Will"
      5. Margaret Sprigg Magruder --granddaughter
      -to have Negro girl "Jane"
      -to have 1 feather bed and furn
      6. Violetta Wade --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Stacy" and Negro boy "Jacob"
      -to have 1 horse, sulkey and 1 feather bed and furn., 1 cow and calf, 6 chairs. I table and 1 pot
      -to have the use of testator's land called "Stoney Harbor" for her single life
      7. Richard Wade --son
      Benony Wade --son
      -to have all that part or parcel of land called "Stoney Harbor" on Tinker's Branch and should either die, then the survivor to have the whole
      -Richard to have Negro man "Peter" Benony to have Negro man "Daniel"
      8. Mary Wade --wife
      -to have Negro girls 'Nan" "Little Nell" Negro woman -Big Nell" and Negro "Milly" Negro man "Nate" Negro woman "Betty" Negro woman "Henny- mid her child, a boy,
      -to have the residue of the estate for her natural life and at her decease to be divided between testator's sons Richard and Benony, daughter Violetta and grandchildren Mary Henry Harrison, Robert Wade Harrison. and Margaret Sprigg Magruder
      -named executrix along w/ testator's son Benony
      9. John Ranter
      -testator orders that the money due to testator by a bond from Ranter for 90 pounds for Negro "Peg" and her 2 sons to be paid to Alexander Hamilton on account of a debt due him on account of Susanna Thorn's estate by testator's bond to him
      10. Alexander Hamilton of Piscataway
      -to give his assistance to testator's widow and children in settling testator's estate and desires that tract of land called "Hunter's Folly" to be sold and the money from the sale to pay debts
      Witnesses: Alexander Hamilton, William Marshall, George King
      Then came: George King
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      Then came: Mary Wade. widow and renounced her right to the bequests of the will and elected to take her thirds of the estate both real and personal. Signed by her with her mark
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      William Hardy 3.109 D PG £411.3.8 Oct 5 1761
      Sureties: Thomas Wilcoxon, Jr., Robert Wade.
      Distribution to: Widow (unnamed, 1/3). Residue to 6 children (unknown to this Office, equally).
      Administratrix: Elisabeth Hardy.
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      James Gibbs 87.131 PG £235.16.5 May 24 1764 Apr 10 1765
      Appraisers: William Norton, Henry Love, Jr,
      Creditors: Enoch Magruder, Robert Wade 3rd for James Marshall.
      Next of kin: William Gibbs, Charles Gibbs.
      Executrix: Anne Gibbs.
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      Tolson, Francis, Prince George's County, 23rd April, 1730; 11th March, 1730-31.
      To wife Ann, personalty (exclusive of her thirds).
      To eldest son Henry, personalty, some of which formerly belonged to late wife [unnamed] his mother, and some to Henry Fuller.
      To dau. Frances and son John, personalty; son John to be in care of his mother until 18 yrs.; in case of her decease under care of his bro. Henry until 16 yrs. of age.
      To dau.-in-law Alice Lindsay, certain personalty, some of which for use of her son Samuel when of age; her husband Anthony Lindsay to be discharged of all debts due testator.
      To wife, son Henry and dau. Frances, residue of estate equally.
      Exs.: Son Henry and John Abbington.
      Test: William Clarkson, James Kendall.
      8th March, 1730-1. John Abbington renounces as ex.
      Test: Robert Wade. 20.158
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      PARSON (PEARSON), EDWARD, Prince George's County, planter. xxxx; 6 Mar, 1747
      To wife Martha Parson, the tract called Littleworth," which I give to be the land of sd. Martha. Wife, extx. Wit: Robert Wade,, Wm. Harris (or Harvis), John Thompson. 27. 16
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      Josiah Wade and John Lowe, Jr. appraised the inventory of Barton Dotts Feb. 12, 1774 in Prince George's Co, MD.

      Book TT, Page 488, 27 June 1765-11 Oct. 1765. Robert Wade, Sr. to son Josiah Wade, gift, 100 ac. pt. of "Stoney Harbour."

      Book BB, Page 323, 2 Nov. 1768-10 Nov. 1768, Robert Wade, Jr. from Josiah Wade £50 for pt "Stoney Harbour" 22 ac deed Josiah by his father Robert Wade Sr.
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1778-1783
      Folio 157 THOMAS HARWOOD, Sr. Page 07/17/1782 12/14/1782
      "being sick & low in Body . _
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Thomas Harwood --son
      Jobe Harwood --son
      -to have all that parcel of land whereon testator now lives being part of a tract of land called "Hunters Fields" to be divided equally between them
      -Thomas to have 1/2 of the personal estate
      -named executors of the will
      2. Susannah Gallaham --daughter
      -to have the other 1/2 of the personal estate to be divided between her and testator's son Jobe
      Witnesses: Robert Wade, Elizabeth Fraser (mark), Barbara Hatton Frazer (mark)
      Then came: Robert Wade and Barbara Hatton Frazer
      Note: the testator signed the will with his mark
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1778-1783
      Folio 157 JOHN GALLAHAM, Sr. Page 06/02/1782 12/14/1782
      "being sick and low in health .
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Eleanor Gallaham --wife
      -to have 8 head of cattle and 5 head of horses, 11 head of hogs until testator's children arrive at the age of maturity or marriage, whichever comes first.
      -to have all the rest and residue of the estate for her support except for the sheep which are to be divided among testator's children
      -named executrix of the will
      2. Rebecca Gallaham --daughter
      -to have 1 cow
      3. MaryAnne Gallaham --daughter
      -to have 1 cow
      4. Jimmy Gallaham --son
      Patrick Gallaham --son
      William Gallaham --son
      Edmond Gallaham --son
      -each to have I cow and each to have testator's horses divided among them equally
      Witnesses: Robert Wade, Daniel Frazer, Elisha Harrison
      Then came: Robert Wade
      Note: the testator signed the will with his mark
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 109. At the request of Robert Wade, 3rd. the following Deed was recorded December 5, 1760
      Indenture made November 28, 1760; Robert Wade, Sr., planter in consideration of 3500 pounds of crop tobacco paid by Robert Wade, 3rd, and for other divers good causes and considerations him hereunto more especially moving have sold part of a tract called "Stoney Harbor" containing 33 acres and beginning on the east side of Tinker's Branch. Signed Robert Wade in the presence of and acknowledged before Robert Tyler, Nathaniel Magruder
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 323. At the request of Robert Wade, Jr. the following Deed was recorded November 10, 1768
      Indenture made November 2, 1768; Josiah Wade, planter in consideration of 50 pounds current money paid by Robert Wade, Jr., planter has sold part of a tract called "Stoney Harbour", all of that part that Robert Wade, Sr., father of Josiah Wade did by his deed bearing date June 27, 1765 conveyed unto Josiah Wade containing 22 acres. Signed Josiah Wade, in the presence of John Hepburn, Samuel Hepburn and acknowledged before John Hepburn
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1774-1780; Liber CC 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 637. At the request of Ann Wade the following Deed was recorded June 26, 1779
      I Robert Wade, Jr. in consideration of the friendship which I have unto my beloved friend Ann Wade wife of my brother Josiah Wade as also for divers other causes and considerations have given by these presents 2 feather beds, bedsteads and cords, one dish, 5 leather chairs, 3 tables, 1 leather trunk, 1 chest, one candlesticks, 2 smoothing irons, 1 grindstone, 1 black horse, 1 pewter dish, 6 plates, 1 narrow ax, 3 iron pots with hooks, 1 dutch oven, one cow and calf, one yearling, 1 set of hand millstones, 2 sows and 14 pigs. Signed Robert Wade, Jr. in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Clagett

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