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

Thomas Hollyday

Male Bef 1660 - 1703  (> 43 years)


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  • Name Thomas Hollyday 
    Birth Bef 1660  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 20 Feb 1703  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12090  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Family ID F8375  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Truman,   b. Abt 1660, Gedling Parish, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1699, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1680  Calvert County, Maryland now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margery Hollyday,   b. Abt 1684, Calvert County, Maryland now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 29 Aug 1764, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 80 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Leonard Hollyday,   b. 4 May 1691, Calvert County, Maryland now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Jun 1741, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 50 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. James Hollyday,   b. 11 Jun 1698, Calvert County, Maryland now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 30 Mar 1747, Queen Anne's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 48 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Elizabeth Hollyday,   b. 7 Feb 1701, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Apr 1702, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 1 year)  [Father: natural]
     5. Sarah Hollyday,   b. Bef 1702, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     6. Rachel Hollyday,   b. 2 Jul 1703, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F5686  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
    • Col. Thomas Hollyday was Lord Propriety Judge of Calvert Co, MD in 1690. He also served as Captain in Calvert Co Militia
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      Hollyday, Thomas, Prince George's County, 20th Feb.,1703.
      To son James and hrs., dwelling plantation,, "Billingsley Point. "
      to dau. Margery and hrs., 500 A "Holliday 's Choice."
      to son Leonard and hrs.., residue of real estate.
      to cous. William Holliday, to mother, Anne Skinner, brother and sister, Thomas and Martha Greenfield, personalty.
      to child. afsd., residue of personalty.
      Ex.: Thos. Greenfield.
      Thos. Greenfield, Wm. Holliday, Robt, Skinner and Clarke Skinner, guardians of child. during minority.
      Test: Jas. Stoddard., Robt. Owen., Wm. Greenup, Jno. Browne. MCW 11.279.
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      Col. Thomas Hollyday 1.655 I Page £1007.6.7 May 12 1703
      Servants mentioned: Thomas Manley.
      Appraisers: Richard Marsham, James Stoddart.
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      Col. Thomas Hollyday 37A.4 A Page £1059.18.5 £316.16.6 Apr 25 1716
      Payments to: Mr. Charles Carroll, Mr. Jos. Jackson, Col. Walter Smith, Joseph Perry, John Cobb, Dr. Richard Pile, Mr. John Smith, John Boyd, Hugh Byley, Ninian Beale, Peter Hyatt, executor of Maj. Dent, Mr. William Joseph, Clarke Skinner, Augustus Gay, Mr. James Heath, Isaac Millner, Mr. George Parker (executor of Gabriel Parrott), Ninian Beale, Jr., George Jones, Thomas Bordley, Sir Thomas Laurance, Edward Willett, Moses Adney, Mr. Willett, Ninian Beale, Mr. Bradford, Mr. Loyd, Esq. Tench, Mr. David Small, Mr. Jo. Jackson, Joshua Cecill, Mr. Lloyd, Maj. Willson, Thomas Dent & Edward Willett, Robert Owen, H. Bottler assignee of Paul Busey, H. Boteler for Dent & Willett, Mr. Clement Hill, Sr.
      Legatees: Madam Anne Skinner, William Hollyday.
      Executors: Thomas Trueman Greenfield and James Greenfield (executors of Col. Thomas Greenfield (executor of deceased)).
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      Col. Thomas Holliday 39A.49 A Page £229.12.1 Apr 28 1718
      Payments to: Edward Rumney, Ja. Hollyday (his portion), Thomas Cleggatt, Mr. Leonard Holliday (his portion), Levin Covington (his wife's portion), Leonard Hollyday (his portion), Thomas Lloyd, Mr. Levin Covington, William Wilkinson. List of debts: Mr. Robert Owen, Clark Skinner, Mary Bivans.
      Executors: Capt. Thomas T. Greenfield & James Greenfield (executors of Col. Thomas Greenfield (executor of deceased)).
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      John Bowling 9.32 A £103.14.2 Jul 9 1686 [CA now Prince George's MD]
      Payments to: Elisabeth Blackwell, William Marshall, Mr. Richard Marsham, Philip Lawrence, Mr. Thomas Holladay upon account of William Pagan & Co., Joseph Woodrosse upon account of John Abbington, Thomas Greenfeild, James Bigger, Thomas Gant, William Taylard.
      Executrix: Mary Evans, wife of Benjamin Evans.
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      Jonathon Willson 17.142 1 £62,6.3 Oct 7 1698
      Appraisers: Robert Bradley, James Stoddard.
      Mentions: Mr. Thomas Halliday, Mr. Richard Spourne, widow (unnamed).
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      William Trueman 9.226 I CA £39.7.8 1686
      Servants mentioned: James Jermany.
      Appraisers: Thomas Gantt, Thomas Hollyday.
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      Susanna Grimes, born say 1670, ran away from Prince George's County, Maryland, to Anne Arundel County with her "Malatta" child Elizabeth in 1704 after the death of her master, Colonel Hollyday. She was arrested and returned to Prince George's County court on 23 August 1704 when the court sold her and her four-year-old daughter to Edward Willett [Court Record 1699-1705, 321a].
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      Ann Skinner 36B.20 A CA £167.9.7 £172.2.7 Mar 1 1714/15
      Received from: Joshua Cecill.
      Payments to: Christian Swarmstead, Dr. Thomas Corne, William Bladen, Esq.
      Legatees:
      Mrs. Martha Greenfield,
      7 children (unnamed) of Martha Greenfield,
      3 children (unnamed) of Col. Holladay,
      daughter (unnamed) Mrs. Elisabeth Greene,
      2 children (unnamed) of Mrs. Elisabeth Greene,
      4 children (unnamed) of Adderton Skinner,
      6 children (unnamed) of William Skinner,
      child (unnamed) of Clarke Skinner.
      Distribution to: Mr. Clarke Skinner (½), Mr. William Skinner (1/4), Mr. Adderton Skinner (1/4).
      Executors (surviving): Mr. Adderton Skinner, William Skinner.
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      1696-1702 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber A, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Indenture, 21 June 1697
      From: NATHANIEL BROTHERS of Calvert Co. Planter.
      To: CHARLES HYATT of Calvert County, cooper
      Price: 3000 lbs. tobacco
      Property: Part of a tract called "Beginning" on Patuxent River in the fork, bounding on "Scotts Lott," Mr. THOMAS HOLYDAY'S land called "Upper Getting," and Collington Branch.,
      Signature: NATH. BROTHERS (mark)
      Wit.: EDW'D WILLETT, ALEX'R WILSON
      Ackn'd: MARY, wife of NATHANIEL BROTHERS, 21 June 1697.
      Recorded: 29 June 1698, Vol. A, Page 110
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      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 3 o Indenture for 500 years, 25 Aug 1702
      From: William Greenup, planter of Prince George's County
      To: Thomas Hollyday of Prince Georges County, Gent.
      100 acres of Cumberland, part of Cobreth's Lott in Prince George's County lying on the east side of Collington Run on Little Branch for 47£/13s/10p; with 47£/13s/4p due 2 Aug next; to revert to William Greenup if second payment not made; bounded by Thorpe Land or Beargarden owned by John Brown
      Signed: William Greenup
      Witnessed: Robert Tyler and Sam Magruder
      Endorsement on back: Mary Greenup, wife of William
      Recorded: 12 Sep 1702
      (Ed: William Greenup purchased this land 27 Oct 1701 from John Lashley for 50£; the land reverted to Wm. Greenup after the death of Thomas Hollyday; resold 10 Aug 1705 to Dr. George Smith of Baltimore for 95£)
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      1752-1757 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber NN [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 222. At the request of Miss Rebecka Covington the following Deed of Gift was recorded February 23, 1754
      Indenture made February 21, 1754; Thomas Gantt and Margery Gantt his wife (late wife of Mr. Levin Covington, deceased by whom she had issue two children Leonard Covington and Elizabeth Covington which said Leonard Covington died leaving two children, to wit, Rebecca Covington and Levin Covington and the said Margery Gantt was likewise daughter to Col. Thomas Hollyday) in consideration of the natural love and affection which we have and do bear unto our well beloved granddaughter as also for in consideration of the sum of 5 shillings sterling money of Great Britain has sold to Rebecca Covington all that tract called "Hollidays Choice" containing 500 acres formerly lying in Calvert County, Maryland but now in Prince George's County, Maryland (originally granted unto Col. Thomas Holliday by patent bearing date October 10, 1694 and by his last will and testament bearing date April 1702 he bequeathed unto his daughter Margery Hollyday the aforesaid tract of land) on the west side of Patuxent River in the fork of the Western branch of Patuxent River and on the north side of two parcels of land lately laid out for John Smith and James Greenfield called Orphan's Gift and Beall's Gift. Signed Thomas Gantt, Margery Gantt in the presence of and acknowledged before Henry Truman, John Hawkins, Jr.

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      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: HOLLIDAYS CHOICE; Owner: Holliday, Thomas: Orig County = V {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Aug 24, 1688: Ref: Liber B#23 f 81 : Map Location: U-07
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      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: TEWKSBERRY; Owner: Holliday, Thomas: Orig County = V {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Jun 13, 1685: Ref: Liber 22 f 167 : Map Location: W-10
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      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: UPPER GUITTING; Owner: Holliday, Thomas: Orig County = V {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Jan 10, 1683: Ref: Liber 22 f 21 : Map Location: W-11

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