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

Charles Stevens

Male Bef 1665 - 1706  (> 41 years)


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  • Name Charles Stevens 
    Born Bef 1665 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Aug 1706  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I138482  Tree1
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2022 

    Father Charles Stevens,   b. Bef 1640,   d. Abt 1665, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 25 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susannah Norwood,   b. Abt 1643, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1695, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20403  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth MNU Stevens,   b. Bef 1672,   d. Aft 1706, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 36 years) 
    Married Bef 1688 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Stevens,   b. Bef 1700, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1740, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 40 years)  [natural]
     2. John Stevens,   b. Bef 1685,   d. 6 Dec 1719, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years)  [natural]
     3. Elizabeth Stevens,   b. Abt 1693, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1763, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)  [natural]
     4. Mary Stevens,   b. Bef 1688  [natural]
     5. William Stevens,   d. 16 Mar 1737, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Charles Stevens,   d. 25 Apr 1751, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F20404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles Stevens 25.340 A AA £227.6.6 £142.0.3 Aug 6 1706
      Cash in the hands of: David Dennis.
      Payments to: Mr. Amos Garrett, Richard Warfield, Edward Hall, Samuel Norwood, Amos Garrett on account of Henry Pinkney due to John Munday & Co.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Elisabeth Brown.
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      Howard, Cornelius, Anne Arundel Co., 15th Apr., 1680; 15th Oct., 1680.
      To wife Eliza:, execx., home plantation during life.
      To son Joseph at 18 yrs. of age, "Howard's Hope" on s. side Severn R., and "Howard's Hardship."
      To son Cornelius at 18 yrs. of age, "Howard's Hills" and tract on Hockly Ck.
      To dau. Sarah, 250 A. at Tuckahoe on Choptanke R.
      To dau. Mary, 200 A., part of "Howard and Porter's Range."
      To dau. Eliza:, personalty.
      Overseers: Jno. Hammond and brother Samuel Howard.
      Test: Abraham Childe, Chas. Stevens, Lancelott Todd, Jno. Howard. 2. 107.
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      Henry Lewis 6.156 I AA Apr 28 1679
      Servants mentioned: Thomas Rugg, John Draper, Jenery Chappell, Barbary Ball, Anne Floyd.
      Appraisers: William Hawkins, Richard Gwinn.
      List of debts: Simon Herring, Richard Jefferis (runaway), Johanna Norman, Morrice Hooper, Thomas Watkins of Baltimore County, Richard Taylor, Morrice Baker, Joseph Norwood, William Jones, John Brewer, Joseph O'Keen, Richard Benison, Mary Barnard, Thomas Buckwell, Theophiles Hackitt, John Fish, Thomas Cleverly, Dawson, Barnett Eglestone, John Williams, John Davis, Thomas Beech, Jonas Boyne, Charles Stevens, Daniell Bdye, Thomas Dadd, Richard Kenison, Mathew Howard, James Croutch, Lawrence Drapper and Robert Grimes, John Richlous, John Price (runaway), Thomas Lawrance, Samuel Croutchill, Robert Tylar, John Thornton, John Rolston, John Pine, Margarete Allcock, Thomas Ayers, Richard Ball, Thomas Browne, Enoch Boston (dead), Humphry Boon, John Bolton, John Button, Peter Bond, Ebenezar Blackstone, William Cocks, John Clarke, Joseph Connaway, John Cross, William. Cook, John Cousen, Joseph Deffreen, William Davis, Thomas Drew, Edward Dorsey, Robert Davavadge (?), Thomas Beech, Ralph Hawkins, widdow Gardner, Robert Eagle, William Hawkins, Josias Hall, Charles Howell, William Penington, William Jones, widdow Lisbie, Thomas Lawrence, Edward Lunn, Rowland Nance, Joseph Norwood, James Of ford, Robert Parmbe, John Ray, Henry Rigby, Adam Sheply, William Stanton, Edward Tadd, Richard Tayler, Thomas Tally, John Worrace, Henry Walden, Hugh Welde-, Thomas Fenn, Francis Underwood, John Gray, William Petticoate, Thomas Tucker, John Hammond, William Smith, James Smith, Thomas Francis, Mathias Stevenson, Henry Johnson, John Smith, Thomas Hooker, Abraham Childs, John Forth, Thomas Penington, Col. Thomas Tailler, John Thorneton, Edward Jones, Christopher Rowley.
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      Michaell Taylor 14.49 A AA £116.8.2 £38.8.0 Oct 1696
      Payments to: James Barnes, Thomas Reynolds, Daniell Maccomous, John Rock, Col. Henry Ridgley, Capt. Howard, John Howard, John Mention, Michaell Yockly.
      Administrator: Charles Stevens.
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      Michaell Taylor 18.151 A AA #400 May 12 1699
      Received from: William Griffin.
      Administrator: Charles Stevens.
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      Michaell Taylor 18.151 A AA #650 May 12 1699
      Payments to: Mr. John Boys.
      Administrator: Charles Stephens.
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      Mr. John Farthing 23.123 I - {AA} £40.10.10 Mar 18 1702
      Appraisers: Mr. John Marriott, Mr. Charles Stevens.
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      === AA Middle Neck [ Robert W. Hall]
      Grime's Enlargement (William Grimes) 11/10/1695 - 187/186 acres. LWD/105SR7372-2. Know yee that for and in consideration that William Grimes of Ann Arundell County in our Province of Maryland hath due unto him one hundred thrty acres of land within our Province being due by virtue of a warrant of nineteen hundred acres granted unto John Norwood 6/10/1694 the same quantity being by him afsigned unto the s'd Grimes. Thirty eight acres thereof being due him by afsignment of Charles Stevens, part of a warrant of three hundred acres granted the twenty fifth day of June of the year aforesaid. Other nineteen acres being due unto him by virtue of a warrant of one thousand acres granted Daniel Elliott of Charles County by afsignment of that quantity to the s'd Grimes as appears on record. Upon such conditions and terms as are exprefsed in our Conditions of Plantation of this our Province, wee doe therefore grant unto the s'd William Grimes all that tract or parcell of land called Grime's Enlargement lying on thesouth side of the Savorn River beginning at a bounded White Oak being a bounded tree of a parcel of land called Salmon's Hill. Also Adjoins Guy's Will, Grimstin, and Grime 's Addition. Note 1: The assignment of land to Grimes is confusing as expressed in the Patent. It appears that one hundred thirty acres was assigned by Norwood, 38 acres by Stevens, and 19 acres by Elliott. Note 2: Another Patent for Grime 's Enlargement was found in LC31/265 SR7377. Note 3 (from MSA Tract Index 73): Sold by William and Ann Grimes to Amos Garratt in 1709 (PK/84).
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      === AA Middle Neck [ Robert W. Hall]
      Herford (Robert Wilson) 5/1/1675 260/228 acres. L16/384 SR7357.Know yee that for and in consideration that Robert Wilson, Gent, of the County of Ann Arundell in our s'd Province of Maryland hath due unto him two hundred sixty acres of land within our s'd Province by afsignment from George Yate part of a warrant for two hundred ninety four acres (granted) to the s'd Yate 6/17/1774, as appears on record. Upon such conditions and terms as are exprefsed in our Conditions of Plantation wee doe hereby grant unto the s'd Robert Wilson all that parcell of land called Herford lying in Ann Arundell County between the heads of the Ann Arundell and South Rivers beginning at a bound Oak of the land of John Gater. Adjoins Abingdon, North Runn of South River, the land of Cornelius Howard, and Howard & Porter's Fancy. Note 1: This tract was patented in 1675. However, MSA Tract Index 73 says that it was sold to John Hudson (10/8/1672) and to Charles Stevens 1/1/1673 for 6,000 lbs tobacco. No earlier patents have been found
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      === AA Middle Neck [ Robert W. Hall]
      Hicory Ridge (Charles Stevens) 11/10/1695 - 262/265 acres. L23/255 SR7364.Know yee that wee for and in consideration that Charles Stevens of Ann Arundell County in our s'd Province of Maryland hath due unto him two hundred sixty two acres of land in our s'd Province by virtue of a warrant for three hundred acres granted unto him 6/26/1694, as appears in our land office. Upon such conditions and terms as are exprefsed in our Conditions of Plantation of this our Province, wee doe therefore hereby grant unto the s'd Charles Stevens all that tract or parcell of land called Hicory Ridge lying in the branches of the Severn River. Begins at a bound tree in the line of land owned by Capt. John Hammond. Note (from MSA Tract Index 73): Charles Stevens willed this tract to his eldest son William Stevens.
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      === AA Middle Neck [ Robert W. Hall]
      Timber Neck (Charles Stevens) 11/101695 - 303/298 acres. LDW/143 SR7372-2.Know yee that for and in consideration that Charles Stevens of Ann Arundell County in our Province of Maryland hath due unto him three hundred and three acres of land within our s'd Province by afsignment of Thomas Richardson of Baltimore County out of a warrant for seven hundred and ninety eight acres of land granted unto him the s'd Richardson 10/9/1685 as appears on record in our Land Office. Upon such conditions and terms as are exprefsed in our Conditions of Plantation of this our Province, wee doe therefore hereby grant unto the s'd Charles Stevens all that tract or parcell of land called Timber Neck lying in Ann Arundell County in the woods beginning at a bounded Pine standing in the line of Jabes Pierpoint. Note: Another patent was found for Timber Neck in LC3i/313 SR7377.
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      === AA Middle Neck [ Robert W. Hall]
      What You Please (Charles Stevens) 11/10/1695 - 72/48 acres. LC3i/303 SR7377.Know yee that for and in consideration that Charles Stevens of Ann Arundell County in our s'd Province of Maryland hath due unto him seaventy two acres of land within our s'd Province due him by virtue of a warrant for seven hundred ninety eight acres granted to Thomas Richardson on 10/9/1688 and inasmuch as the s'd quantity of seaventy two acres was afsigned by the s'd Richardson out of a warrant unto Michael Taylor of the s'd County, deceased, who's administrator the s'd Stevens is with s'd warrant as appears on record. Upon such conditions and terms as are exprefsed in our Conditions of Plantation of this our Province of Maryland, wee doe therefore hereby grant unto the s'd Stevens all that tract or parcell of land called What you Please lying in Ann Arundell County in thewoods beginning at a bound tree of Matthew Howard. Adjoins Brandy.
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      === AA Middle Neck [ Robert W. Hall]
      Charles' Hills (Charles Stevens) 7/23/1679 - 271/271 acres. L20/255 SR7361.Know yee that we for and in consideration that Charles Stevens of Ann Arundell County hath due unto him two hundred and seventy acres of land within our Province by afsignment of George Yate part of a warrant for two thousand eight hundred and ninety six acres of land assigned to the s'd Yate on 3/7/1678, as appears on record. And, upon such conditions and terms as are exprefsed in our Conditions of Plantation of our late father Cecilius of noble memory, doe hereby grant unto the s'd Charles Stevens all that parcell of land called Charles' Hills lying in the s'd county on the west side of the Ann Arundell River beginning at a bound Oak standing on a point. Note: MSA index 74 indicates that in 1766, this tract was resurveyed and 200 acres "laid out" (but not patented) for Orphan's Inheritance (Elizabeth Sisson) and also that 50 acres were conveyed to William Yieldhall. Also, 50 acres were sold but never conveyed to Edward Hall. Orphan's Inheritance was eventually patented by Amos Garrett as Providence)
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      === AA Middle Neck [ Robert W. Hall]
      Howard's Thickett (John Howard) 10/2/1666 - 50 acres. L10/186 SR7352.Know ye that we for and in consideration that John Howard of this Province, Gent, hath due unto him fifty acres of land within this Province part of a warrant for five hundred fifty acres formerly granted to the s'd Howard as appears on record. And, upon such conditions and terms as are exprefsed in our Conditions of Plantation of our Province of Maryland, doe hereby grant unto the s'd John Howard a parcell of land called Howard's Thickett lying in Anne Arundel County on the south side of the Seaverne River. Begins at a bound White Oak on the Land of Charles Stevens. Note: This tract (and a portion of the Woodyard) was eventually resurveyed into the The Good Mother's Endeavour. The tract cannot be drawn because the second course gives conflicting direction and the fourth final) course lacks direction
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      === AA Middle Neck [ Robert W. Hall]
      The Woodyard (John Hayward) (Howard) 6/10/1671 - 150/159 acres. L14/242SR7356. Know yee that we for and in consideration that John Howard of the County of Anne Arundel in our Province of Maryland hath due unto him one hundred and fifty acres of land by afsignment from Matthew Howard part of a warrant for two hundred and thirty acres formerly granted to the s'd Matthew Howard and Cornelius Howard and the remaining fifty acres due to him bring part of his own share of the s'd warrant for two hundred thirty acres above mentioned as appears upon record. And upon such considerations and terms as are exprefsed in our Conditions of Plantation do hereby grant unto the s'd John Howard all that parcell of land lying on the south side of the Severn River near the Round Bay, called The Woodyard. Adjoins Wayfield and the sw boundary meets Wyatt's Ridge and Howard's Interest. Begins at a marked White Oak. Note: Thecertification (L6/109 SR7346) issued for this land was to John Hammond and Charles Stevens. The intended acreage certified (150 acres) and basic landmarks are the same as those in the patent. However, the courses vary slightly resulting in a twenty acre increase in size in the later description.
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      === AA Middle Neck [ Robert W. Hall]
      Howard's Hill (Cornelius Howard) 9/10/1672 - 200/200 acres. L17/297 SR7358.Know Yee that for and in consideration that Cornelius Howard of the Ann Arundel!County in our s'd Province of Maryland hath due unto him two hundred acres of land within our s'd Province by afsignment of Charles Stevens being due to the s'd Stevens by afsignment of William Luffman due unto the s'd Luffman for Transporting himself into this Province to inhabit. Fifty acres more due unto the s'd Stevens by afsignment from John Norwood due to the s'd Norwood for Transporting John Arrington into s'd Province to inhabit. The remaining fifty acres being due to the s'd Howard by afsignment from George Yate, the afsignee of Thomas Taylor, attorney of Jerome White Esq., part of a warrant for nine hundred acres granted to the s'd White on the nineth day of April last past, as appears upon record. Upon such conditions and termes as are exprefsed in the Conditions of Plantation of our s'd Province of Maryland, do grant unto the s'd Cornelius Howard a parcel! of land lying in Ann Arundell County on the south side of the Ann Arundell River at Underwood's Creek. Begins at a marked Oak standing on the north side of Underwood's Creek

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