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

Richard Adams

Male Abt 1712 - 1761  (~ 49 years)


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  • Name Richard Adams 
    Birth Abt 1712  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 5 Oct 1761  Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13337  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father John Adams,   b. 1670, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1 Apr 1741, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Naylor,   b. 1690, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1741, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 52 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1706  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Dorothy MNU Barker,   b. Abt 1706, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1753, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Marriage 1735  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Rouse Adams,   b. Abt 1735, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 21 Mar 1797, Benedict Hundred, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 62 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Samuel Adams,   b. Bef 1741, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1797, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 58 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Richard Adams,   b. Bef 1759, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 Jun 1793, Charles County, Maryland - Final Account Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 34 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F9209  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Family 2 Tabitha Shacklet,   b. Bef 1727, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1759, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 32 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1753  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9210  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Family 3 Priscilla Milstead,   b. 1725, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 22 Oct 1792, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 67 years) 
    Marriage 1759  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Adams,   b. Bef 1761, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1792, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 33 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F9211  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      ADAMS, RICHARD, Charles Co. 4 May, 1761; 5 Oct, 1761
      Desire lands which I have on his Lordship's Manner of Calverton be sold and equally distributed, money divided amongst my 6 children, now living with me.
      The 6 slaves I own be appraiseds and money divided amongst my 6 children, except one small house, which I give son John Adams.
      To Margaret Burch (?) my riding horse, if she will pay 20 lbs, current money and that money equally divided amongst my children.
      To son John Adams, my best riding saddle and bridle.
      To son Samuel Adams, small gun.
      The household furn. to be sold and money divided amongst: my 6 children.
      Wit: Geo. Venable, John Moran,, Richard Hall. 31.483
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      Richard Adams 75.298 CH -- Jan 21 1762
      Appraisers: John Estep, Henry Lyon.
      Creditors: James Forbes, John Wheatly.
      Next of kin: Elisabeth Adams, George Adams.
      Executor: James Adams.
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      Richard Adams 4.62 D CH £623.13.4 May 19 1764
      Sureties: James Greenfield Wood, John Stone Hawkins.
      Legatees: John (son), Margaret Burch, Samuel (son).
      Residue to 6 children ("then living with him").
      Executor: John Adams
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      William Barker 13.76 A CH £82.19.9 £14.4.4 May 7 1735
      Sureties: William Ogden, Thomas Hunt.
      Received from: Benjamin Lovalaw.
      Payments to: Paul Rawlings, Elisabeth Ramsey, Benjamin Tasker & Daniel Dulany, Esq., Samuel Hanson.
      Mentions: 4 children (unnamed, 3 of which are minors).
      Administratrix; Dorothy Adams, wife of Richard Adams.
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      Adams, John, planter, Charles County, 16th Sept., 1740; 1st Apr., 1741.
      To son Richard, 164 A., "Nailors Range" Prince George's Co.
      To son Thomas Randolph Greenfield, 100 A. "Birmingham", Prince George's Co.
      To wife Elizabeth, extx. residue of real estate and entire personal estate. At her death real estate to be divided between sons John and Luke.
      To son George, at 16 yrs., personalty.
      Test: James Thomas, Jonathon Willson, David Rawlings. MCW 22. 311.
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      JONES, CHARLES, Charles. 27 Feb 1748/9; 4 May 1751
      To sister Mary Stone, cattle, personalty.
      To sister Catherine stone, cattle, personalty.
      To brother Jonathan Stone, cattle, personalty.
      Wit: Richard Adams, George Venables, Henry Walley. 28.78.
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      John Wilson 47.252 CH £669.16.6 Jun 21 1751 Jul 22 1751
      Appraisers: Richard Adams, John Moran.
      Creditors: John Hanson yst, Samuel Hanson.
      Next of kin: Susanna Briscoe, Catharine Willson.
      Executor: Jonathon Willson
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      Joseph Hine 64.252 CH ---- --- 7 1757 Apr 24 1758
      Appraisers: Henry Lyon, John Moran.
      Creditors: George Maxwell.
      Mentions: John Hine, Anne Hine, Richard Smith.
      Administrator/Executor: [unamed] Hine
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      John Carpenter 67.483 CH £127.6.6 Jun 9 1759 Sep 15 1759
      Appraisers: John Elgin, William Elgin.
      Creditors: Bay Smallwood, John ClinkSeales.
      Next of kin: Sarah Milsted, Beniamin Carpenter.
      Administratrix: Priscilla Adams (late Priscilla Carpenter), wife of Richard Adams.
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      John Carpenter 5.44 D CH £169.1.8 Aug 20 1767
      Sureties: William Woodward, Henry Woodyard.
      Distribution to: Representatives unknown to this Office.
      Administratrix: Priscila Addams, wife of Richard Addams.
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      Lodowick Adams 106.85 CH £29.13.6 Jan 2 1771
      (also Lodwick Adams)
      Appraisers: Thomas Perry, Jacob Ware.
      Creditors; William Smallood, Warren Dent.
      Next of kin: Rhody Adams, Richard Adams.
      Executrix: Verlinda Adams.
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      Charles County Court Records, November 1738 Court, Liber T#2, Page 509.
      The Main Road from the Coolspring Road by Joseph Johnson's to Benedict Town, from Richard Standforth's to Benedict Town, from the Road by Randolph Morris' to Indian Creek Bridge, from John Estep the Road that leads by John Anderson's, from the upper Bridge of Swansons Cr, the Road that leads by Capt. Smith's to Benedict Town, from Swanson's Creek Landing by the Widow Lyon's to the Road from the New Bridges, from Joseph Johnson's to the Mannor Branch, from Joseph Johnson's to William Wilkinsons Mill, from George Walls' to the Mannor Branch. Richard Adams, Overseer.
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      1752-1757 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber NN [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 110. At the request of Joseph Barker the following Deed was recorded March 29, 1752/3
      Indenture made March 4, 1753; Richard Adams of Charles County, Maryland in consideration of 15 pounds paper currency paid by Joseph Barker of Charles County, Maryland has sold part of a tract called "Nailor's Range" containing 140 acres lying in PGCo and on the west side of Zachia branch. Signed Richard Adams in the presence of and acknowledged before Henry Truman, John Hawkins, Jr., and at the same time Tabitha Adams wife of Richard Adams relinquished her right of dower.
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      1752-1757 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber NN [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 111. At the request of William Davis s/o John the following Deed was recorded March 29, 1752/3
      Indenture made March 24, 1753; Richard Adams of Charles County, Maryland in consideration of 1600 pounds good tobacco paid by William Davis son of John Davis of PGCo has sold part of a tract containing called "Nailor's Range" 24 acres. Signed Richard Adams in the presence of and acknowledged before Henry Truman, John Hawkins, Jr., and at the same time Tabitha Adams wife of Richard Adams relinquished her right of dower.
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      1789-1790 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber II [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 592. At the request of Benjamin Hyde the following Deed was recorded April 7, 1790
      Indenture mde April 5, 1790; Walter Boteler and John Davis, planters in consideration of 9000 pounds of crop tobacco paid by Benjamin Hyde, planter has sold a tract called "Davis Range" lying in PGCo containing 100 acres and beginning at a bounded white oak, the 5th line of the "Forrest" except 25 acres which is said to be the property of Elizabeth Davis, maiden, by virtue of her father's will; also "Naylors Range" that was conveyed to William Davis s/o John by Richard Adams containing 24 acres. Signed Walter Boteler, John Davis in the presence of and acknowledged before Robert Bowie, T. Marshall and at the same time Jemima Boteler w/o Walter Boteler and Mary Davis w/o John Davis relinquished their right of dower

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