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

Eleanor Sprigg

Female 1669 - Abt 1742  (73 years)


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  • Name Eleanor Sprigg 
    Born 1669  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Abt Nov 1742  Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13083  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Thomas Sprigg,   b. 1629, Kettering, Northampton, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1704, Resurrection Manor, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Eleanor Nuthall,   b. 1648, Northampton County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1699, Northampton Manor, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1 Sep 1668  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1395  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Thomas Hilleary,   b. 1620, Danbury, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1698, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1684  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Tabitha Hilleary,   b. 1684, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1730, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years)  [natural]
     2. Thomas Hilleary,   b. Bef 1687, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1729, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years)  [natural]
     3. John Hilleary,   b. Bef 1687, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1707, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)  [natural]
     4. Belinda Hilleary,   b. Abt 1694  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F7156  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Nuthall,   b. Abt 1671, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1714, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married 1699  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eleanor Nuthall,   b. Abt 1699, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1752, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)  [natural]
     2. Mary Nuthall,   b. Abt 1704, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1735, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)  [natural]
     3. Priscilla Nuthall,   b. Abt 1707, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1744, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)  [natural]
     4. Elizabeth Nuthall,   b. 1712, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F8211  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 George Rev. Murdock,   b. 1665, Northampton, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1761, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married Feb 1729  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Murdock,   b. Bef 1720, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Anne Murdock,   b. 1717, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1804, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F9024  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Hillery, Thomas, Calvert Co., 2nd Feb., 1697; 15th Mch., 1697.
      To wife Ellinor, 250 A., part of the "Three Sisters."
      To son John and hrs., 400 A., part of "Three Sisters." afsd.
      To 2 grandsons, viz., Baruch and Thomas Williams, 100 A. each, part of the "Three Sisters."
      To 2 daus., Mary Berry and Eliza: Lyfoot, all personal estate formerly belonging to Baruch Williams,
      To dau. Frances Wilson, daus. Belinda and Tabitha at 16 yrs. of age, and to son John, personalty.
      To Son Thomas, ex. and residuary legatee of personal property. Sd. son is left in care of Walter Sinns.
      Test: Jno. Bowley, Robt. Brothers, Rich 'd Evins. 7. 321.
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      Nuthall, John, Sr., gentleman, St. Mary's County, 22nd Nov., 1713 28th Sept., 1714.
      To grandson Breaht Nuthall, at 21 yrs., and granddau. Elinor Nuthall, at 16 yrs., personalty.
      To son John, ex,, residue of estate., real and personal, and reversionary legatee in event of death of either grandchild afsd. during minority.
      Test: Edmund Plowden, Thos. Sprigg, Dorothy Ashe.13. 728.
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      not listed in fathers will or husbands will
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      Eleanor Sprigg, (Thomas1.) Born ca. 1700,died before 1760, married ca.1695, 2nd husband, her first cousin John Nuthall III, born in St. Mary County, MD., 1671, died in St. Mary County, MD., before Nov. 9, 1714. Eleanor's 1st. husband was Thomas Hilleary, her 3rd. husband was Rev.George Murdock.

      Maryland and Virginia Colonials, by Sharon J. Doliante, p.432.
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed, 26 March 1701
      From: JOHN NUTTWELL of St. Mary's County, planter; and wife ELINOR.
      To: THOMAS SPRIGG, JR. of P. G. County, gent.
      Price: 50 pounds sterling
      Property: A 250 acre part of the tract called "Three'Sisters" in P. G. Co. at the head of Western Branch; said tract having been bequeathed by THOMAS HILLARY, late of Calvert County, deceased, by will dated 2 February 1697, to said ELINOR who was then his wife.
      Signatures: JOHN NUTTWELL, JR., ELINOR NUTTWELL (her mark).
      Wit.: ROB'T BRADLEY, ROB'T WADE
      Ackn'd: JO'N NUTTWELL, and wife ELINOR, 26 March 1701.
      Recorded: 3 May 1701, Vol. A, Page 354
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed, 26 March 1701
      From: THOMAS SPRIGG, JR. of P. G. County, gent.
      To: Maj. WALLTER SMITH of Calvert County, gent. Price: 61 pounds sterling
      Property: A 250 part of "Three Sisters" in P. G. Co. at the head of Western Branch; said land was formerly bequeathed by THOMAS HILLERY in his will dated 2 February 1697, to ELINOR his wife who, after his decease, married JOHN NUTTWELL; said tract was conveyed to said THOMAS SPRIGG, JR. by JOHN* NUTTWELL and wife ELINOR, 26 March 1701.
      Signature: THOMAS SPRIG
      Wit.: ROB'T BRADLY, ROB'R WADE
      Ackn'd: THOMAS SPRIGG, JR. and wife MARGRETT, 26 March 1701.
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      Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 206: Resurvey, 17 Nov 1707
      Thomas Hillary, son and executer of the will of Thomas Hillary, late of Calvert County request recording of survey and division of Three Sisters in Prince George's County; John Hilliary receives 400 acres; Thomas Hillary receives 240 acres; Elinor Hillary, widow, 250 acres new in possession of Col. Walter Smith; for Barruck and Thomas Williams 200 acres also in possession of Col Smith; this patent believed to contain 1,050 acres actually contained 1,090 acres; (seeplatt of Three Sisters on following page)
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 263
      Enrolled at request of John Pratt 11 Mar 1727:
      Gift from Eleanor Nuthall, widow, for love and affection to dau. Eleanor Pratt; part of a parcel called Sprigg's Request of 66 acres; 9 Feb 1727/8; /s/ Eleanor Nutthall (mark); wit. James Boswell, Thos. Prather; ack. Eleanor Nutthall
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 264
      Enrolled at request of John Pratt 11 Mar 1727:
      Gift from Eleanor Nuthall, widow, to dau. Mary Nutthall, spinster; one Negro girl; /s/ Eleanor Nuthall (mark); wit. John Pratt, Estis Sprigg, James Boswell
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 368
      Enrolled at request of Mary Nutthall 8 Feb 1728:
      George Murdock and Eleanor his wife to their dau. Mary Nutthall, spinster; a parcel called Sprigg's Request; containing 100 acres; /s/ George Murdock, Eleanor Murdock (mark); wit. Jere- Belt. Edw. Sprigg, John Pratt; ack. 6 Feb 1728/9 by Rev. George Murdock and Eleanor his wife
      ===
      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 526
      Enrolled at request of Rev. George Murdock 18 Dec 1729:
      Eleanor Williams, widow, for £180; unto Eleanor Nutthall; slaves, household goods, cattle, etc.; 24 Jul 1724; /s/ Eleanor Williams; wit. Jonathan Simmons, Elizabeth Simmons (mark); 25 Jul 1724 money recd of Mrs- Eleanor Nutthall; 18 Dec 1729 bill of sale sworn to
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 395.
      Sep 9, 1741 from Charles Neale of Charles County, Gentleman, and Mary, his wife, to Thomas Williams of PG, Gentleman, for 70 £sterling, a tract of land containing 250 acres, being part of a tract of land called The Three Sisters, lying in PG on the head of the Western Branch, formerly bequeathed by Thomas Hillary, late of Calvert County, decd, by his will, unto Elinor Hillary, then being the wife of the sd Thomas Hillary, which sd Elinor, after the death of the sd Thos Hillary, married John Nutwell of St. Mary's County, and by the sd John Nutwell and Elinor, his then wife, by deed dated Mar 26, 1701, made over to Thomas Sprigg Jr and the sd Thomas Sprigg Jr, by deed dated Mar 26 in the year last afd, made over to Major Walter Smith of Calvert County, the afd tract of land. And the sd Walter Smith, by his will, bequeathed the same to his daughter Mary, a party to these presents, and now married to Charles Neale. Signed - Charles Neale, Mary Neale. Wit - James Boswell, Robt Gordon, Thos Owen*, John Hawkins Jr*. Sd Mary Neale relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Oct 10, 1741.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 372.
      Receipt. I acknowledge that I have recd of Geo Murdock, my guardian, 60 £current money before paper money was used here, in full of my patrimony, due from my father, Barnik Williams' estate, and I hereby discharge sd Geo: and Elinor, his wife, and Jonathan Widdam and Mr. James Magruder and the executors of Mr. Wm Lyles and my mother, Mrs. Ellinor Pratt, and every one of the afd parties engaged for sd money, and theirs and assigns. I say, recd by me this Apr 22, 1741 - Hille:r Williams. Wit - Wm Murdock, Eliz. (B her mark) Pratt. Recorded Aug 27, 1741.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 636.
      Jan 20, 1742/[43] from Elinor Pratt of PG, innkeeper, to Richard Duckett of PG, planter, for 20 £sterling, a tract of land in PG, being part of Spriggs Request, & given by Elinor Murdock to the sd Elinor Pratt, containing 66 acres. Signed - Eleanor Pratt. Wit - Geo: Beall, Thos Chittam, Pet Dent*, James Edmonston*. Recorded Mar 24, 1742/[431.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: THREE SISTERS, THE; Owner: Hillery, Thomas: Orig County = V {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Jan 11, 1683: Ref: Liber 22 f 20 : Map Location: T-08

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