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

Robert Franklin

Male Abt 1630 - 1682  (~ 52 years)


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  • Name Robert Franklin 
    Birth Abt 1630 
    Gender Male 
    Death 7 Nov 1682  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I141809  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Family ID F43206  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Female MNU Franklin,   b. Bef 1638   d. Bef 1659, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 21 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1654  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Robert Franklin,   b. Abt 1656, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 27 Mar 1731, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 75 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F25054  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Family 2 Sarah Gott,   b. Abt 1638   d. Aft 1703, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Marriage Between 1669 and 1670  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Franklin,   b. Bef 1683, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1700, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 19 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F33399  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Family 3 Mary Puddington,   b. 1643   d. Between 1669 and 1670, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 26 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1659  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F55379  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Robert Francklin 8.27 I AA £57.15.7 Nov 7 1682
      The inventory also included #9669.
      Appraisers: Nicholas Painter, Walter Carr, Henry Hanslap, John Gray.
      List of debts: Henry Perpoint, William Ridgely, Nicholas Sheppard, Richard Warfeild, John Worrell, Simon Herring, John Peasly, Maurice Baker, Nicholas Greenberry, John Smith, Edward Thile, Edward Lun, James Crouch, Richard Bayley, Richard Moss, Matthew Howard, Providence Davage, Mary Gardiner, Francis Meed, William Trevele, John Leatherwood, Joseph Fletcher, William Peticoat, Thomas Tisldersby (?), Peter Bond, John Burke, Robert Tyler, Charles Starlo on account of Col. Surges, John Trundle, Morgan Jones, Samuell Michell, Matthew Silley, Robert Goldsbary, John Thomas, Thomas Parsons, Thomas Harris, William Powell, John Gilder, John Armstrong, Richard Deavor, Thomas Browne, Jeremiah Cox, Thomas Harris, David Copley, Francis Sandry, John Gresham, Thomas Ramsey, Polus Rose, Thomas Forde, Thomas Coxe, John Deavour, John Spencer, Thomas Gullock, James Paschall, Robert Gayer, Ralph Solman, Dennis Murphy.
      ===
      Robert Franklin 8.328 A #38929 Mar 7 1684
      Cites action of William Burges (merchant) of Anne Arundel County vs. Robert Franklin of Anne Arundel County.
      Witnesses were: Henry Hanslap, Mark Withers.
      Administrator: Col. William Burges.
      ===
      Robert Franklin and Sarah Gott timeline
      By Rick Saunders fzsaund@ix.netcom.com
      Last revised 18 December 2022

      About 1630 Robert Franklin born
      Estimate from having a son Robert Franklin Junior born about 1656-1659.

      About 1638 Sarah Gott born
      See 22 February 1685 deposition where she is age 47 or thereabouts.

      7 February 1642 [1642/3]
      https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS9R-K9S3
      St. Michaels, Bassishaw, London, baptisms
      Mary, daughter of George Puddington, factor, and Jane, baptized
      Born in 1643, she is too young to be the mother of Robert Franklin born in 1656, but could be if he was born as late as 1659.

      1650
      Maryland Patents Q, p. 32 [image 20]
      https://msa.maryland.gov/megafile/msa/stagserm/sm1/sm2/000000/000006/pdf/mdsa_sm2_6.pdf
      Richard Got entreth his right who transported himself, Susan his wife, Sarah and Juliallia, Children [and
      others] into this province Anno 1650

      From 1655 to 1658 Robert Franklin married
      Robert Franklin marries the mother of Robert Franklin, Junior. If he was married toward the 1655 date, then this wife’s name is not known, and she would be too young to be Mary Puddington who was only 12 years old. If he married toward the 1658 date, the wife could theoretically be Mary Puddington, but may also be an unknown wife.

      Robert Franklin, Junior born about 1656 to 1659
      Robert Franklin Junior was born no later than early 1659 as he had to be at least age 17 to serve as executor of William Collier on 8 April 1676. He was probably under age 21 at the time, and may have been born as early as 1656. If he was born in 1656 he would not be a son of Mary Puddington (born 1643). If he was born as late as 1659, Mary would have been age 16 and could have been his mother.
      See October 1671 Act of the General Assembly, and comment under 20 May 1676 record suggesting Robert was age 17 to 20 at that time.

      1657
      https://msa.maryland.gov/megafile/msa/stagserm/sm1/sm2/000000/000004/pdf/mdsa_sm2_4.pdf
      Maryland Patents 3, p. 447 [image 261]
      Order of Assembly payments:
      Allowed Robert Francklin being lame 0700 [lbs. tobacco]
      To be paid at Potomacke River:
      Robert Francklin 0700 [lbs. tobacco]

      20 February 1659
      https://msa.maryland.gov/megafile/msa/stagserm/sm1/sm2/000000/000007/pdf/mdsa_sm2_7.pdf
      Maryland Patents 4, Page 518-519 [images 308-309]
      Patent of 300 acre tract “Gordon” to Alexander Gordon being on the west side of Chesapeake Bay on the north side of a branch of the Herring Creek called Gotts Creek and on the south side of the head branch of the West River.
      20 September 1659
      https://msa.maryland.gov/megafile/msa/stagserm/sm1/sm2/000000/000007/pdf/mdsa_sm2_7.pdf
      Maryland Patents 4, Page 206-207 [image 119]
      23 January 1659 on the back of Indenture between Edward Parish and William Chaplin the said Parish was to serve the said Chaplin for 7 years. The ensuing assignments were written, Viz:
      17 January 1655 William Chaplin delivers the indenture to Wm. Pyther.
      Signed: William (WC his mark) Chaplin
      21 January 1656 William Pyther delivers the indenture to Richard Gott
      Signed: Will m Pyther
      Witness Richard Russell
      20 September 1659 I the above named Richard Gott do assign and make over all my Right and Title of this Indenture unto my Son in Law Alexander Gordon.
      [Signed]: Richard Gott
      See 12 April 1686 deed that Sarah’s first husband was Alexander Gordon. She would have been about age 21 at this time,
      and this assignment may have been shortly after they married.

      About 1659-1664
      Robert Franklin marries either Mary (born 1643) or Comfort (born say 1645) daughter of George Puddington, and she died before 1669-1670 when Robert married Sarah (Gott), widow of Alexander Gordon and John Ewen.
      See 18 February 1664 record which suggests Robert had married one of these daughters by that time.

      7 February 1664
      https://msa.maryland.gov/megafile/msa/stagserm/sm1/sm2/000000/000010/pdf/mdsa_sm2_10.pdf
      Maryland Patents 7, Page 506-507 [image 259]
      On the back of a Warrt. for George Yates for 250 acres of Land dated 29 June 1664 is this assignment:
      I George Yates do assign over my right title and interest of this wart. To Mr. Robert Francklin witness my hand Geo: Yate
      Testis Daniel Jenifer
      The above Said Warr. was renewed the 7 th February 1664 ret. 7 th of August next for 250 acres in Robert Francklin’s name.

      18 February 1664
      https://msa.maryland.gov/megafile/msa/stagserm/sm1/sm2/000000/000011/pdf/mdsa_sm2_11.pdf
      Maryland Patents 8, Page 402-404 [images 248-249]
      18 February 1664 Laid out for Robert Franklin, Merchant, and Richard Beard, Boatwright, 250 acre tract “Indian Range” in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, adjacent to Richard Beard, Richard Cheyney, John Cabbin, a branch of the Patuxent River.
      20 September 1665 Patent to Robert Franklin and Richard Beard have due unto them 250 acres by assignment from George Yates the assignee of John Dartford for transporting himself, Francis Cloake, James Blunt, Sarah Oberton, and Stephen Harper into this province, do grant unto Robert Franklin and Richard Beard the tract “Indian Range” in Anne Arundel County adjacent to Richard Beard, Richard Cheney, Johns Cabbin, a branch of Patuxent.
      Richard Beard had married Rachel Robins, daughter of George Puddington’s wife Jane (Cornish) by her first husband Edward Robins. This jointly owned tract would suggest that Robert Franklin had married either Mary or Comfort Puddington, half sister to Rachel Robins by this time. A marriage by this date could be to either Mary or Comfort.

      15 March 1666
      https://msa.maryland.gov/megafile/msa/stagserm/sm1/sm2/000000/000013/pdf/mdsa_sm2_13.pdf
      Maryland Patents 10, Page 421-422 [images 254-255]
      Capt. William Burgess hath due 400 acres by assignment from Robert Franklin, the assignee of John Shaw, being a warrant formerly granted said Shaw and part of a warrant for 500 acres assigned by the said Shaw from George Puddington. Patent of “Burges Choice” of 400 acres on the south side of South River in Anne Arundel County adjacent to Richard Cheyney, Mareen Duvall, and Ann Covell

      1667
      https://msa.maryland.gov/megafile/msa/stagserm/sm1/sm2/000000/000014/pdf/mdsa_sm2_14.pdf
      Maryland Patents 11
      p. 168 [image at above URL]
      Robert Franklin proved right to 200 acres for transporting himself, William Stinson, Ann Hatt, and Augustine Skinner
      p. 188 [image 98]
      Thomas Cole of Anne Arundel County, Boatwright, have sold to George Yate of said county all right to land upon record.
      Witness: Robert Franklin, Lancelott Hall
      On the back: George Yate assigns right in above assignment to Robert Franklin.
      Robert Franklin, Merchant, demands 550 acres land by virtue of the above assignment to him in addition of his warrant of 200 acres.
      p. 213 [image 110]
      10 January 1667 Robert Franklin patent.
      Robert Franklin of Anne Arundel County, Merchant, had 200 acres due by assign from Capt. William Burgess, the assignee of George Netleford for the said Netleford's transporting himself and his wife into the province, and 150 acres by assignment from George Yate, Gent., assignee of Thomas Cole, part of a warrant for 300 acres formerly granted said Cole and Robert Simkin and 200 acres for his the said Franklins transporting Robert Franklin, William Stimpson, Ann Hatt, and Augustine Skinner, there is granted to said Robert Franklin a parcel called "Hicory Hills" about 4 miles from the South River, laid out for 550 acres

      6 April 1669
      https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C914-L4FF-N
      Maryland Will Book 1, p. 342
      John Ewen of Anne Arundel County, Maryland.
      Two servants Michael Kenland and Saml. Roberts each one two year old heifer when they are free.
      Wife Sarah Ewen and her heirs all real and personal estate.
      Signed: John Ewen
      Witness: Samuel Lane, Joseph Moaley [Morley]
      no probate date
      See 12 April 1686 deed that Sarah’s second husband was John Ewen.
      8 November 1670
      Maryland Patents 16
      p. 147 [image 77]
      George Pascall of Anne Arundel County assignment to Thomas Peatt
      Witness: Robert Francklin, Sarah (SF her mark) Francklin
      pp. 155-156 [images 81-82]
      8 November 1670 George Pascall of Anne Arundel County assign to Edward Parish.
      Witness: Robert Francklin, Sarah Francklin (SF her mark)

      The above two records show that Robert Franklin and Sarah were married by 1670, a year after her second husband John Ewen wrote his will in 1669.

      1670-1680
      Sarah, daughter of Robert Franklin and wife Sarah is born.
      See 23 January 1700 marriage which establishes her parents. The 25 September 1698 request for administration and the 2 January 1702 will of John Willoughby establish that she is the sister of Robert Franklin [Junior] [actually half-sister]. Her first marriage was to William Horn on 28 October 1697.

      October 1671
      Archives of Maryland 2, p. 328, Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly
      https://msa.maryland.gov/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/000001/000002/html/am2--328.html
      “That every male Orphant shall be accompted to be of full age att the yeares of one and twenty and att that age to Receive his Estate from the Guardian but in case any person by his last will and Testament doe appoint any person to be Executor that is full seventeene yeares of age That person soe appointed shall be adjudged of sufficient age to administer as Executor. And if such Executor happen to be under the age of seventeene the Administracon to be granted to such other person as the Judge in Testamentory businesse shall approue of till such Executor accomplish the full age of seventeene and that such administracon be granted to the vse and profitt of the Infant Executor and not otherwise nor in any other manner.”
      See 20 May 1676 record and comment regarding it.

      15 August 1674
      George Puddington will, Maryland Wills 2, Page 5-9
      https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C914-L46C-L
      “Item I do by these present freely and Clearly acquitt Exonerate and Discharge my Loving Son in Law Robert Franklin his heirs Executors and Admrs from all Dues Debts and Demands whatsoever due at anytime or times unto me from the beginning of the world unto the day of the Date hereof.”
      Note that no wife of Robert Franklin is named, and nothing is left to any heirs, if Robert Franklin had children by his Puddington wife. It may be that George Puddington loaned money to Robert on his marrying either Mary or Comfort Puddington, and that s e then died without any surviving children, and Puddington was forgiving those debts. See a full
      transcription of the will at:
      http://fzsaunders.com/robinswill5.html

      15 September 1675
      Maryland Patents 19, Page 241-242 [images 148-149]
      https://msa.maryland.gov/megafile/msa/stagserm/sm1/sm2/000000/000022/pdf/mdsa_sm2_22.pdf
      By virtue of a warrant granted Thomas Harwood of old England, Mariner, for 550 acres dated 19 July 1675 which said warrant was assigned to Edward Parish of Anne Arundel County by Robert Lockwood the attorney of the said Harwood and 179 acres of the warrant was assigned unto William Collier of the said county by the said Parish. Laid out for said Collier of a parcel called “The Gift” on Gotts Creek beginning
      on the west side of land formerly laid out for George Paschall, adjacent said Paschall, land formerly laid out for Alexander Gorden now in the possession of William Horne, said Horne
      15 September 1675 I Edward Parish of Anne Arundel County assign over to said Collier my right in the warrant for 179 acres.
      Signed: Edward (E his mark) Parish
      See 8 April 1676 will of William Collier that 129 acres of this appears to be the tract he left Robert Franklin Junior. The
      129 acre part is probably the same tract that Robert in his 1730 will called “Collier.”

      8 April 1676
      William Collier will, Maryland Will Book 5, Page 42-44
      https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C914-J9HJ-X

      William Collier of Ann Arundel County, Maryland.
      To loving friend Augustine Skinner personalty.
      To loving friend Richard Gott personalty.
      To Fitzallen Crompton, Stephen Sebastian, and William Webb, personalty.
      To loving kinsman Robt. Franklin Senior, personalty and 1000 pounds tobacco which is owing to me from
      the said Robert Franklin.
      To loving friend Robert Franklin Junr. personalty and that parcel of land I bought of Edward Parish
      containing 129 acres near the head of Herring Creek, joining land formerly laid out for George Pascall.
      Robertt Franklin Junr. to be executor.
      Signed: William (upside down W his mark) Collier
      Witness: Fitzallen Crompton, William (upside down W his mark) Webb, Stephen (his mark) Sebastian
      10 June 1676 proved by William Webb and Stephen Sebastian.
      See 15 September 1675 record that William Collier had been assigned 179 acres from Edward Parish. Those 129 acres would
      appear to be part of that, and probably the same tract called “Collier” in Robert Franklin’s 1730 will. This is the earliest
      mention of Robert Franklin Junior, placing his birth as 1659 or earlier to be at least age 17 to serve as the executor.

      20 May 1676
      https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C914-L73V-8
      Maryland Testamentary Proceedings 8A, p. 75
      Came Robertt Franklin Sen r of Ann Arundell County and Exhibited the last will and testament of William Collier late of said County, deceased, requesting Commission to Issue to Samuell Lane, gentl., to prove the same by the oaths of the witnesses thereunto whereupon ordered that a Commission Issue to Samuell Lane, gentl. To prove the Last will of the said deceased by the oaths of the witnesses thereunto and to administer
      the oath of Executor to Rob t Franklin Jun r executor in the sd. will named if of 17 yeares of age which Commission with warrant to Robertt Loukwood and John Wallers to be appraisers… Commonly, the will was brought to the court by the executor. In that Robert Franklin, Senior, presented the will, he may have been unsure of the law and whether Robert Junior could be executor if he was under age 21. The court seems to have clarified (from the 1671 law) that he could serve if he was at least age 17. This mention in the court record would suggest there was
      question as to whether Robert Junior could serve as executor, suggesting he was anywhere from 17-20 years old, or born about 1656 to 1659. If he was born in 1656, it would be unlikely his mother was Mary Puddington, as she would have been only 13 years old and pregnant at age 12. If born in early 1659, Mary would have just turned age 16, and could possibly be his mother.

      27 June 1676
      https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C914-L739-3
      Came Robertt Franklin Jun r of Anne Arundel County executor of the last will and testament of William
      Collier late of the said County deceased and Exhibited the Inventory of the estate of the said deceased which
      ordered to be Recorded on the booke of Inventories and Accounts.
      Robert Jr. qualified as executor, so he was at least age 17 at this time.

      27 February 1677
      https://msa.maryland.gov/megafile/msa/stagserm/sm1/sm2/000000/000018/pdf/mdsa_sm2_18.pdf
      Maryland Patents 15, Page 694-695, Folio 483-494 [Liber L. L.: 718-719] [image 383]
      Robert Franklin Junior of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, patent 24 acres “Roberts Luck” by assignment from George Holland, part of a warrant for 330 acres granted said Holland 3 October 1676, lying near the mouth of a swamp called Herring Creek beginning in line of land laid out for William Collier, adjacent Gotts Creek.
      See this tract was willed by Robert Franklin in 1730.

      11 June and 29 August 1681
      Anne Arundel County, Maryland Deeds IH#1, Page 106-114
      29 August 1681 Richard Beard, Gent., son & sole heir of Richard Beard late of said Anne Arundel County, deceased, that Lord Baltimore did grant 20 September 1665 to Richard Franklin and said Richard Beard, deceased, a tract called “Indian Ridge” of 250 acres adjacent Richard Cheney, Johns Cabin, a branch of Patuxent, and said Richard Beard. The said Richard Beard in his lifetime out of natural love for his daughter
      Rebecca, lately intermarried with John Nicholson, plaisterer, and for better provision and a competent livelihood and maintenance of said Rebecca did declare that that after the time of his decease all that right in “Indian Ridge” should be to the said Rebecca his daughter, now wife of John Nicholson.
      Signed: Richd. Beard
      Witness: Edward Burgess, Henry Hanslap
      Recorded 19 March 1705
      11 June 1681 Robert Franklin of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, Gent., to John Nicholson of same, plaisterer, that Lord Baltimore did grant 20 September 1665 to Robert Franklin and Richard Beard a 250 acres tract called “Indian Range” adjacent Richard Beard, Richard Cheney, Johns Cabin, and a branch of Patuxent.
      Signed: Robt Franklin
      Witness: Henry Hanslap, Edmund Batenson
      14 June 1681 Sarah, wife of Robert Franklin, relinquished dower.
      9 August 1681 acknowledged by Robert Franklin
      Recorded 19 March 1705

      21 October 1682
      https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C914-L9XW-6
      Maryland Testamentary Proceedings 12B, p. 277
      28 8bris [October] 1682
      Renunciation of Sarah Francklin of Ann Arrundll. County, Widdow of Robt. Francklin Late of the County aforesd. deceased Intestate and followeth in her words viz:
      These are to Certifie your honr. that I Sarah Francklin Widow & Relict of Robt. Francklin Late of Ann Arrundll. County dcd. who dyed Intestate And Left his Estate under many difficulties & great encumbrance Whereby I am not capable to manag: the admon: thereof Whereupon I do by these presents absolutely Quit Claim & Renounce for Ever all my Rt. -- Interest Claime & demand whatsoever to the sd. admon. of my said
      husbands Estate and Request the same may be Committed unto Coll. Wm. Burges who is Principall Creditor.
      In Testimony Whereof I have hereunto Sett my hand & Seale dated the 21th of October Anno. Dni 1682
      Sarah (F her mark) Francklin
      Wittness: Jn Merition, Walter Car

      7 November 1682
      https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C914-GQ42-9
      Inventory of Robt. Francklin of Anne Arundel County

      22 February 1685
      https://msa.maryland.gov/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/000001/000017/html/am17--447.html
      Archives of Maryland 17, p. 447
      22 February 1685 Deposition of Sarah Willowby wife of John Willowby of Anne Arrundll County, and Relict of Robert ffrancklyn late of the same County deed: being aged ffourty seaven yeares or thereabouts

      12 April 1686
      Anne Arundel County, Maryland, Deeds WH4, Page 256-260
      https://www.familysearch.org/photos/artifacts/164596465
      Robt Franklinn on behalf of Margrett Attwell produced a conveyance from John Willowby and Sarah his wife to Wm. Horne which he prays may be recorded.
      12 April Eleventh year of Dominion of Charles, Lord of the Province of Maryland and Avalon Lord Baron Baltimore, Anno Domini 168 [sic].
      John Willowby of Ann Arundell County, Maryland, planter, and Sarah his wife, formerly the relict and executrix of Elexander Gordon, deceased, to William Horne of the same county, planter. The said Alexander Gordon in his life possessed a parcel of land called "Gordon" on the west side of Chesapeake Bay and north side of a branch of Herring Creek called Gotts Branch and the south side of the head branches of
      West River containing according to survey and patent 300 acres. The said Alexander by his last will and testament gave to his wife Sarah Gordon the above mentioned 300 acres called "Gordon". The said Sarah afterwards intermarried with one John Ewens, gent., who died and after his decease the said Sarah intermarried with one Robert Franklin, gent., late deceased, and since his deceased the said
      Sarah hath intermarried with the said John Willowby. The said John Willowby and Sarah his wife for consideration of one man Servant having [blank] years to serve them already paid and delivered by Maren Duvall upon the proper accompt. of the said William Horne, grant to said William Horne that parcel lately surveyed and laid out for 100 acres, being a part of the above mentioned 300 acres called "Gordon".
      Signed: John (his mark) Willowby, Sarah (S her mark) Willowby
      Memorandum 13 April 1686 the within named John Willowby and Sarah his wife acknowledged the within indenture
      No will or probate found for Alexander Gordon. The other 200 acres of Gordon appears to have remained in possession of John Willowby, in right of his wife. See his 2 January 1702 will that he left it to his wife Sarah and at her death to Robert Franklin.
      Robert named the tract “Gordon” in his 1730 will.

      19 day, 8 th Month, called October 1697
      Quaker Marriage certificates, West River at Herring Creek, Anne Arundel County, Maryland
      https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/2189/images/43154_1821100519_5267-
      00025?backlabel=ReturnSearchResults&queryId=b972ff7fc2b9ed21f35ca49c0d5b9ce3&pId=1107121352
      Robert Franklin of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, and Artheridge of same county, intention to marry.
      Signers include: Edward Parish [father of John], John Parish [future brother-in-law to Robert] Sarah Franklin
      [Robert’s sister]

      28 October 1697
      St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland
      https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/sources/KHSJ-VSQ
      William Horn and Sarah Franklin married

      25 September 1698
      https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C914-GWF7-M
      Maryland Testamentary Proceedings 17, p. 213
      Came Robert Francklyn on behalf of his Sister Sarah Horne and desired Letters of Aministration upon the estate of William Horne her husband, Late of Anne Arundel County, Deceased which was granted who entered into bond of 500 with Richard Gott and Robert Francklyn her Security. Warrant to Thomas Tench Esquire, to swear appraisers and to John Chappell and Jno. Trundle to appraise the estate.

      23 day, 11 th Month commonly called January 1700
      Quaker Marriage certificates, West River at Herring Creek, Anne Arundel County, Maryland
      https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/2189/images/43154_1821100519_5267-
      00026?backlabel=ReturnSearchResults&queryId=b972ff7fc2b9ed21f35ca49c0d5b9ce3&pId=1107121352
      John Parrish, son of Edward and Clare Parrish, of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, and Sarah Horn, widow daughter of Robert and Sarah Franklin of aforesaid county, intentions to marry. Note: Signers include Robert Franklin [her half-brother], Sarah Willobee [her mother], Richd. Gott [her
      uncle], Elizabeth Gott [Richard’s wife], Artheridge Franklin [Robert’s wife]

      2 January 1702
      Maryland Will Book 11, Page 224-226
      https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C914-GRDW
      2 January 1702 John Willoughby of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, Yeoman.
      To be buried as near as possible to my old master Robert Franklyne. My corpse to be attended at my funeral with all my fellow officers and soldiers belonging to Herring Creek Hundred.
      To wife Sarah all my estate during the time of her natural life with power to dispose of such part thereof together with my Son in Law Robert Franklyn as is hereafter expressed if they two shall so think fit.
      To my sister and brothers in England and their representatives 80 pounds sterling equally amongst them.
      To my daughter in Law Sarah Parish three Negroes named Tony, Leanah and Kate.
      To my brother in Law Richard Gott two Negroes named Moll and James.
      To my Son in Law Robert Franklyn after the decease of my wife, all the estate real and personal, provided that if the said Robert Franklyn at any time have one or more son or sons lawfully begotten shall name one of them Willoughby and use utmost endeavor always to continuance of that name so long as his heirs shall enjoy any part of my estate, and never suffering my said Daughter in Law Sarah Parish and his own sister to want for good and sufficient maintenance.
      Wife Sarah and said Son in Law Robert Franklyne joint executors.
      Signed: John (his mark) Willoughby
      Witness: John Waters, Peter Hyatt, Cornelius White
      11 March 1702/3 proved by Peter Hyatt, Cornelius White, and John Waters
      Note that John Willoughby called Robert Franklin and Sarah (Franklin) Parish siblings, who would actually have been half siblings. Robert [Junior] was born about 1656 to 1659 which is before Robert [Senior] married Sarah Gott in either 1669 or 1670 (see 6 April 1669 and 8 November 1670 records). John Willoughby’s former master Robert Franklin was his wife Sarah’s former husband.

      30 June 1711
      Anne Arundel County, Maryland, Deeds PK, p. 371-375
      https://www.familysearch.org/photos/artifacts/164686066
      30 June 1711 Sarah Willoughby of Anne Arundel County and Robert Franklyn of same to Wm. Lock of the same. On 25 September 1663 was granted to Thomas Ford, late of said county a tract called “Dinah Fords Beaverdam” of 400 acres, and also granted 1 May 1676 to said Thomas Ford another tract called “Fords Folly” of 170 acres, and has promised to grant to said Thomas Ford a tract called Holloways Encrease” which
      is escheated to his Lordship for want of heirs of Oliver Holloway, late of said county, deceased the original patent containing 54 acres, and whereas James Ford son & heir of the said Thomas Ford by his indenture dated 1 June 1688 sold to Arthur Scriven 150 acres, being part of the three tracts, which 150 acres was sold by said Arthur Scrivan to John Ford and the said John Ford who conveyed to said Arthur Scriven for the
      term of 99 years on 2 July 1688. And whereas Thomas Tench, Esq., Deceased on behalf of said Arthur Scviven by letters of attorney dated 7 November 1697 and said Thomas Tench on 5 August 1699 conveyed to John Willoughby and his heirs. John Willoughby by his last will and Testament dated 2 January 1702 devised the said 150 acre to the aforesaid Sarah Willoughby during her life and after her decease to the
      aforesaid Robert Franklin. The said Sarah and Robt. Franklin convey to Wm. Lock the above 150 acres adjacent Gotts Creek and on the south side of a marsh called the White Marsh, said Ford’s land.
      Signed: Sarah (S her mark) Willoughby, Robt. Franklin
      Witness: Abra: Kirkhead, Otw. Vernon
      2 July 1711 acknowledged by Sarah Willoughby and Robt. Franklin and said Chitheridge Franklin wife of said Robt. Franklin relinquished dower.

      13 March 1730
      Debbie Hooper, Abstracts of Chancery Court Records of Maryland, 1669-1782 (Westminster, Maryland: Family Line
      Publications, 1996), p. 66, citing Maryland Chancery Court Record 5, p. 98
      Several depositions in the case of William Loch Esq. vs. George Chocke and Rachel his wife for physician’s services provided
      Deposition of Robert Franklin about age 56, a Quaker This record cannot be reconciled, as that would be a birth of about 1774. Robert Franklin Junior was born by 1659 to serve as the executor in 1676 of the will of William Collier. The original record has not been seen to know whether it was written as “fifty six” or 56, or how clear it is in the record. It is also possible that in giving the deposition he stated he was “born in 56”

      [1656] so the person taking the deposition could calculate his age, and the person taking the deposition misunderstood him to be
      giving his age. [Note, I have never remembered my age most of my life, and if someone asks, I always have to calculate how old I
      am from when I was born.]
      The only way there could have been a Robert Franklin born about 1674 is if Robert Franklin, Sr. [born about 1630] named
      two sons Robert, one born from 1656 to 1659 (who disappeared after his 27 February 1677 grant) and another born in 1674
      who died in 1730. The 25 September 1698 administration request and John Willoughy’s 2 January 1702 will both established
      that Sarah (Franklin) Horn Parish was a sister to Robert Franklin. Sarah’s 23 January 1700 marriage to John Parish stated
      she was the daughter of Robert Franklin [Sr.] and wife Sarah [Gott]. A Robert Franklin born about 1674 (and died 1730)
      could not be the son of a Robert born 1656 to 1659, as Sarah was stated in those records to be his sister, not his aunt.
      8 November 1730
      Maryland Will Book 20, Page 268-270
      https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C914-G93R-D

      8 November 1730
      Robert Franklyn of Ann Arundel County, Maryland.
      To three sons Richard Franklyn, John Franklyn, and Jacob Franklyn all land I now possess being four tracts called "Collier" "Roberts Luck" "Gordon" and "Beaverdam" containing by estimation 570 acres.
      Son Richard negro girl Mall.
      Daughter Sarah Steward negro girl Dinah.
      John Franklyn negro boy Daniel.
      Son Jacob Franklyn negro boy York.
      Daughter Artridge Frankly two negro children called Bett and Tein.
      Remainder of personal property to be divided with one third to wife Artridge Franklyn and remainder equally amongst my children.
      Wife Artridge Frankly executor.
      Signed: Robert Franklin
      Witness: Deborah (her mark) Balleston, William Fisher, Willm. Fish
      27 March 1731 proved by Deborah Balleston and Wm. Fisher

      Conclusion:
      Robert Franklin Senior was born probably by about 1630. As he was called son in law by George Puddington in his 1674 will, he had apparently married one of his daughters, either Mary or Comfort Puddington. The earliest mention of Robert Franklin Junior was when he was made executor of William Collier on 8 April 1676. By an act of the legislature in 1671, a person who was appointed as executor could serve as long as
      they were at least age 17. Commonly, a will was brought to court by the executor, but Collier’s will was brought to court by Robert Franklin Sr., who may have presented the will because he was unsure if Robert Junior could serve as executor if he was under age 21. The court stated the law that he could serve if age 17.
      Robert Franklin, Junior, did qualify as shown by his presenting the inventory to court on 27 June 1676, so he was probably anywhere from age 17 to 20. If Robert Franklin, Junior, was born in early 1659, then his mother could have been Mary Puddington, who was baptized on 7 February 1642/3, and would have been age 16. If he was born in 1656, Mary Puddington was only age 13, and too young to be his mother. Robert Franklin, Senior, had marriages:
      1. Unknown spouse who was the mother of Robert Jr., if he was born as early as 1656.
      2. If Robert Franklin, Junior, was born as late as 1659, then Robert Senior, could have married in 1658
      to Mary Puddington, when she was age 15, and she be the mother of Robert Junior, in which case she would have been Robert Senior’s first marriage. In Robert Jr. was born as early as 1656 then in that case neither Puddington daughter would be Robert Jr.’s mother. Robert Senior could then have married either Mary or Comfort Puddington from about 1659 to 1664. In either case, the Puddington daughter he married died before 1670.

      3. Married in either 1669 or 1670 to Sarah Gott, widow of Alexander Gordon and John Ewen. Sarah was the mother of Sarah Franklin born about 1670-1680 who married first William Horn in 1697 and secondly to John Parish in 1700.
      One thing to note is that George Puddington in his 1674 will forgave his son in law Robert Franklin [Senior] any debts due to him. If Robert Franklin, Junior, was George Puddington’s grandson, born to Mary Puddington, and not an unknown first marriage of Robert Franklin Sr., it is curious that he made no bequest to his grandson Robert Franklin, Junior. Puddington’s other bequests were to:
      1. George, William, and Susanna Burgess, sons and daughters to William Burgess [Sr.] 50 shillings each. William Burgess [Sr.] had married Elizabeth Robins, daughter of George Puddington’s wife Jane.
      2. To “Kinsman James Chilsott,” he left an able servant.
      3. To “Kinsman Augustin Skinner” a cow.
      4. Each of “son” [step-son-in-law] Richard Beard’s children 20 shillings each. Richard Beard had married Rachel Robins, daughter of George Puddington’s wife Jane.
      5. Each of “grandson” Neal Clark’s children 20 shillings. Neal Clark was the husband of Rachel Beard, daughter of Richard Beard and Rachel Robins, who was daughter of George Puddington’s wife Jane.
      6. Edward Burgess, son of William Burgess, was the residuary heir of his remaining real and personal estate.
      George Puddington in his will took care of all his wife Jane’s descendants by her first marriage to Edward Robins, as well as more distant relatives who were “kinsmen.” It would be strange that if Robert Franklin, Junior, was his biological grandson that he would not also have provided for him, but only forgave his father Robert Franklin, [Senior] of debts he owed him. It may have been that Robert Jr. was not George Puddington’s grandson and Robert Franklin, Senior, did not have any children that survived by his marriage to whichever daughter of George Puddington he married.
      Robert Franklin Junior was born about 1656 to 1659, as he appears to have been under age 21 when he was the executor of William Parish in 1676, but was at least age 17. He patented “Roberts Luck” in 1677. In 1698 Sarah (Franklin) Horn was called his sister when he requested letters of administration on her behalf on the death of her husband William Horn. The 1702 will of John Willoughby called Robert Franklin and Sarah
      (Franklin) Parish siblings. The second marriage of Sarah (Franklin), widow, to Edward Parish called her the daughter of Robert Franklin and wife Sarah. Robert Franklin married in 1697 to Artridge Giles. Robert wrote his will in 1730 and his will included the tracts:
      1. “Gordon”, which had belonged to his step mother Sarah Gott, but would have become Robert’s by the 1702 will of John Willoughby which after the death of his wife Sarah [Gott] left all his real and personal property to Robert Franklin.
      2. “Roberts Luck” that he had patented the tract in 1677 as Robert Franklin Junior.
      3. “Collier” which would appear to be the 129 acre tract joining George Pascall that was willed to Robert Franklin, Junior, by William Collier in 1676. That 129 acres would appear to be part of 179 acres “The Gift” adjacent to George Paschall assigned on 15 September 1675 by Edward Parish to
      William Collier.
      ===
      Waterman, Nicholas, Anne Arundel Co., 8th Mch., 1670; -- -- --
      To son Nicholas at 18 yrs. of age, and unborn child, personalty.
      To wife Ellinor, execx., plantation on West River during life.
      Test: Robt. Francklin, Sam'l Lane. 1.455.
      ===
      Grant, William, Anne Arundel Co., 19th Dec., 1671; 12th Mch., 1672. To Thos. Roper and hrs., estate, real and personal.
      Ex. not named. Test: Robt. Francklin, Wm. Roper. 1. 475.
      ===
      Puddington, George, South River, Anne Arundel Co., 15th Aug., 1674; 24th Sept., 1674.
      To son-in-law Robert Francklin, kinsman James Chilsott and Augustine Skinner, each child of son Richard Beard, any 2 of brother or sister's child, coming into the country within 2 yrs.; to each of grandson Neale Clerk's child., and to George, William, and Sussanna Burgess, child. of Capt. William Burgess, personalty.
      To wife Jane, certain moneys in lieu of her interest in estate. Edward Burgess, son of Capt. Burgess afsd., ex. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Nath. Heathcote, Charity Stone, Wm. Broome, Wm. Laus, Wm. Burgess. 2. 6.
      Editors: According to Patents 2:614, George Puddington of Anne Arundel County, immigrated in 1649 with Jane Puddington, Elizabeth Robins, Mary Puddington, Comfort Puddington, Thomas Hippesty, John Burrage, & Margaret Joye (Gibb)
      ===
      John Deaving 1.35 A BA #12915 {1674}
      Payments to: George Yates, Robertt Franklin, James Conway, John Proctor. Administrator: Thomas Hooker.
      ===
      Henry & Sophia Beedle 1.249 I AA #45317 Mar 19 1675/6
      Servants mentioned: Henry Bradley, John Layfield, Susanna Hartly,
      Appraisers: Robertt Francklin, Robertt Conaugh.
      List of debts: Henry Stockett, Henry Joles, Francis Dorrington, James Ogden, Robertt Wells, Richard Redworth, Mr. Samuell Laine, John Heine, Samuel]. Winslow, George Simmons, Walter Carr, Anthony Ringsland, William Wilkinson, Richard Griffin, George Parker, Abraham Wild, Philip Jones, Thomas Kington, Robertt Hawkslaw, George Pascall.
      ===
      Thomas Chandler (innholder) 2.36 I AA #119493 Dec 2 1675 Feb 25 1675/6
      Servants mentioned: Martha Herrington, Elisabeth Brook.
      Appraisers: George Parker, John Sollers.
      List of debts: Richard Poole, Zachary Cade, Thomas Green, Phillip Jones, Richard smith, Dr. John Stanesbey, Robert Smith, Samuell Nitch, Edward Price, James Chilcoate, Thomas Shepherd, Matthew Dringe, John Walters, Richard Deanor, Richard Arnold, Edward Parrish, Edward Sadd, Robert Webb, Christopher Sconiles, John Brown, Garrett Hopkins, William Jones, John Whipps, William Wallis, Capt. John Coobroate, Mark Clare, Francis Dorrington, Edward Howard, John Russell and Edward Haward, Henry Viney (7), Phillip Jones, Michaell Off ley, John Larkin by George Holland, Robert Farrington, Hugh Conell (runaway), Joseph Moreley (deceased), John Lynes (deceased), John Dubson (runaway), Ezechiell Jackson (runaway), Simon Baker (deceased), Robert Pett (deceased), Arthur Carleton, Francis Tiller (runaway), Arthur Bristo (deceased), Nicholas Smith (deceased), Richard Carner (runaway), Thomas Tann (runaway), Edward Griffith, Thomas Pagett, Richard James, Robert Watson (deceased), Abraham Clarke, Nehemiah Birkhead, David Morgan, Thomas Morgan, Jeremiah Shuleman, Charles Boanin, John Mooneshott, John Welsh, John Larkin, William Jones, Thomas Smith, John Sollers, Samuell Lane, Anthony Kingsland, Walter Carr, George Yate, Robert Proctor, Francis Dorrington, Robert Franklin, Dr. Henry Joles, Richard Wells, William Jones, Jeremiah Cox, John Cumber, Robert Lockwood, James Garrett (runaway), Mr. Richard Ewens, John Chappell, Patrick Hall, John Haward, Edward Thoreby, John Watkins, Richard Johnes, John Gale, Henry Bonnett, Edward Price, Ninean Bell, Richard Arnold, Robert Wade, Maj. William Burges, Andrew Norwood, Thomas Blan, Dr. William Jones, Garrett Hopkins, Henry Arthur, Thomas Hedge, John Benson, Thomas Dawborne, Gresham, Robert Peca, John Beamon, George Abbott, Edward Darsey, Thomas Incksan, Mr. Nathanell Heathcote, John Swallwell, Benjamin Lawrence, James Thompson, Capt. Philemon Loyd, George Young, Francis Spencer, Richard Bedworth, Moses Groome, Francis Melding, Francis Billingsley, Humphrey Emberton, Phillip Haward, John Looch, Robert Custines, James Humes, John Carpenter, William Alcock, Samuell Nitchell, William Coursey, William Barton, Robert Conant, Christopher Sconell, William Parker.
      ===
      Henry & Sophia Beedle 1.249 I AA #45317 Mar 19 1675
      Servants mentioned: Henry Bradley, John Layfield, Susanna Hartly,
      Appraisers: Robertt Francklin, Robertt Conaugh.
      List of debts: Henry Stockett, Henry Joles, Francis Dorrington, James Ogden, Robertt Wells, Richard Redworth, Mr. Samuell Laine, John Heine, Samuel]. Winslow, George Simmons, Walter Carr, Anthony Ringsland, William Wilkinson, Richard Griffin, George Parker, Abraham Wild, Philip Jones, Thomas Kington, Robertt Hawkslaw, George Pascall.
      ===
      Collier, William, A. A. Co., 8th .Apr., 1676 ; 10th June, 1676.
      To Augustine Skinner, Richard Gott, Abell Hill, and kinsman Robert Francklin, Sr., personalty.
      Robert Francklin, Jr., ex., 129 A. on Herring Ck.
      Test: Fitzallen Compton, Wm. Webb, Stephen Sebastian. 5. 42.
      ===
      William Collier (planter) 4.299 A AA #11024 #6330 Sep 22 1677
      Payments to: Mr. John Welsh, Col. William Burges, Maj. Samuell Lane, Edward Parish, Richard Arnold.
      Legatees: Augustin Skinner, Richard Got, Abell Hill.
      Executor: Robert Francklin, Jr. (also Robert Francklyn )
      ===
      John Hawkins 2.159 I AA #11185 Jun 8 1676
      Appraisers: Robert Francklyn, Walter Car.
      ===
      Mr. Roger Grosse 5.143 A AA Nov 13 1676
      Mentions: Mr. Thomas Taylor (also Thomas Taillor), Mr. Richard Ewen, Mr. Robert Francklin, Mr. John Watkins, Mr. John Welsh, John Edmundson, Pitts.
      Distribution to: John Grosse (son of deceased and guardian to other orphans), Elisabeth Grosse, Roger Grosse, William Grosse, Frances Grosse.

      ===
      Robert Fittings (planter) 4.293 I AA #7896 Jan 11 1676 Sep 19 1677
      Appraisers: Robert Francklin, Walter Carr.
      Payments to: Maj. Lane, Col. Thomas Taillor, Col. Samuell Chew, Richard Harrison, John Walters, Nathan Smith, widow Docton, William Woodhouse.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Diana Fittings (relict).
      ===
      Cumber, John, Anne Arundel Co., 20th Nov., 1676; 7th Apr., 1677.
      To Thomas Pratt, personalty.
      To grandson John Cumber, 200 A., "Cumberton." Wife Judith and hrs., execx:, and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal.
      Test: Wm. Burges, Robt. Francklin, Saml. Garland. 5. 196.
      ===
      Thomas Roper 4.538 I AA #55908 Oct 27 1677
      Servants mentioned: Lucresia Miller, Sarah Crow, Hugh Read, Hugh Portingall. Appraisers: Robert Franklin (gentleman), Thomas Bland (gentleman).
      List of debts: Lancelott Todd, William Forgeson, John Keeley, Thomas Gill, William Bowman, Dr. William Jones, William Roper.
      ===
      Oliver Kolloway 4.294 1 #10276 Jul 2 1677
      Appraisers: Robert Francklin, Walter Carr.
      ===
      Maudlin Basset 6.620 I AA #10519 Feb 2 1679
      Appraisers: Robert Franklin, Walter Car.
      List of debts: Thomas Ramsey, Thomas Harris.
      ===
      George Symons 78.207 I AA #2662 Nov 1 1679
      Appraisers: Charles Abevan (also Charles Beven ), Richard Deanor.
      ===
      George Symons 7B.208 A AA #25168 #27830
      A second inventory was filed for #2662.
      Payments to: Lewis Congo, Maj. John Welsh, Thomas Meridal, Thomas Morgan, Abraham Nailer, John Wilson, Richard Bedworth, Maj. Samuel' Lane, Abraham Bird, Thomas Stanley, Richard Deanor & Charles Beaven, Thomas Meridal for schooling deceased's son funnamed), Robert Franklin.
      ===
      William Russell (innholder) 6.74 I AA #128261 May 22 1679
      Appraisers: George Parker, John Sellers.
      Mentions: suit of Capt. Richard Hill. vs. estate.
      List of debts: Richard Webb, Richard Hood, Morgan Jones, Thomas Gullett, James Chilcott, Samuel Nickolls, Thomas Shepperd, Richard Tucker, William Harris, William Parker, Edward Mason, Samuel Wardner, Richard Wells, John Bowen, William Alcock, Edward Parish, Joseph Meade, William Falkner, Daniel MacKartie (runaway), William Webb (dead), John Henning, John Waters, account of James White, Francis Holland, Jr., John Spencer, John Hall, Bartholomew Gibson, Jeremiah Forcey, Thomas Knighton, John Mooneshott, Francis Holland, Sr., Richard Priggott, William Farington, Thomas Smith, Garrett Hopkines, Mary Catherley, John Barnes of St. Mary's County, John Larckine, Robert Farrington, Thomas Harris, Michaell Off ley, Thomas Heming, Thomas Lunn, Merreine Devall by note to Thomas Boudle, Richard Dorrington, Thomas Bowdell, Marke Clare, Abraham Clark, Edward Howard, John Deane, Charles Beinn (7), John Sollers, Lewis Evens, John Leedum, Edward Griffes, Thomas Lunn for himself and Robert Fittings, Thomas Fenex, Rice Thomas, Thomas Todd, George Davis, Thomas Carpenter, Augustine Skinner, Walter Carr, Thomas Ramsey, Robert Proctor, Edward Ladd, Thomas Jackson, Richard James, Richard Deavor, Nehemiah Brickhead, George Yate, Robert Franckline, Thomas Marsh, John Chappell, John Camber, John Watkins, John Guile, Robert Lockwood, Thomas Smithwick, Robert Wade, Richard Arnold, Mathias Dringe, Samuel Nicheil, Col. Burges, Thomas Eland, Andrew Norwood, John Gresham, John Beamon, Robert Peca, Edward Dorsey, Richard Boughton, John Swalwell, Benjamin Capell, Capt. Loyde, Richard Bedworth, Richard Thorneberry, John ShrLgley, Moses Grooms, William Soweick, Phillip Howard, Fardinando Batty, Robert Custines, Cornelius Howard, William Tewkesberry, Henry Welsh, George Simons, John Farr, Anthony Beamon, Robert Conant, William Wallonse, William Meares, Robert Smith, Maj. Samuel Lane, John Thorston, Charles Baillie, John Lawrence, Henry Arther, William Stafford, Henry Bennitt, Phillip Jones, John Gibbs, Wailter Griffwith, Jeremiah Cox, John Stevens, Christopher Scofeild, Thomas Morgan, William Kent, Richard Stalins, Thomas Jones, Henry Mitchell, Thomas Greene, Francis Dorrington, William Dorrington, Richard Johns, William Jones, Richard Harrison for himself and Benson, George Abbott, Thomas Clagett, Benjamin Lawrence, George Younge, Francis Malden, Samuel Raniger, Samuel Chew, William Wallis, Roger Stout, Thomas Wells, John Greenehough, George Parker, Francis Billingsley, Thomas Howard, William Mellton, John Leech, Edward Player, John Sunderland, Paull Bewsie, Thomas Cox, John Bennitt, Francis Swinfen, Mathew Beale, John Cozens, Thomas Deane, Benjamin Brasheire and Robert Brashire, Timothy Sewell, John Manning, Anthony Kingland.
      ===
      Francis Smith 7A.170 A AA #1376 #2624 Jul 31 1680
      Payments to: Mr. Francklin.
      Administrator: John Beamon.
      ===
      Christopher Gardner 7c.70 I AA #3400 Mar 20 1681
      Appraisers: Robert Franklin, Samuell Garland.
      ===
      Mr. Nathaniell Heathcoat 78.189 I AA £277.10.0 Feb 20 1681
      The inventory also cites the following amounts of tobacco: #98115 and #53250. Servants mentioned: Daniell Shulavant.
      Appraisers: Nicholas Gasaway, John Gresham.
      mentions: Mr. Richard Banckes & Mr. James Holland & Co. merchants in London.
      List of debts: Abr. Bird, John Lynam, Thomas Enigton, Ed. Searson, Benjamin Capell, Thomas Crouchley, Robert Franklin, Richard Deanor, Thomas Daburne, Richard Webb, Richard Wells, John Walters, Mr. George Parker, Mr. Henry Stockett, Mathew Hughs, Ed. Alleley, John Brewer, John Giles, Richard Gott, John Spencer, Robert Goldsbury, Robert Lockwood, Paulus Ros, William Horne, Stephen Sevasnan, Thomas Ford, Richard Deanor, Jr., Thomas Leonard, Thomas Morgan, Robert Davis, William Cole, Ed. Tennehill, Robert Gayer, Leonard Coates, John Francis Holland, Richard Bedworth, Thomas Pratt, Mr. Richard Boughton, William Harry, Abell Hill, John Nicholson, William Stafford, William Alcock, William Wallis.
      Administrator: John Heathcoat.
      ===
      Christopher Gardner 7c.70 I AA #3400 Mar 20 1681
      Appraisers: Robert Franklin, Samuell Garland.
      ===
      Nathaniell Heathcott 8.6 A AA £277.10.8 £277.10.0 Mar 3 1682
      (gentleman). The inventory also included #151365.
      Payments to: Mr. Bankes, wife (unnamed) of Samuel Garland, Elisabeth Swalwell, Mr. Romas Dryfeild, Mr. Smithwicke, Col. Thomas Taylor, Robert Proctor, John Nicholas, Col. Burges, Nicholas Gassaway, Robert Clarkson, John Gressam, William Richardson, Mr. Carvile, Thomas Knighton, John Waters, Dr. Hunt, George Parker, Vincent Farcy, Edmond Cotton, James Peale, Maj. John Welsh, Henry Bennett, Mr. Nicholas Painter, Walter Carr, Mr. Richard Boughton & Mr. Hanslap, Morgan Jones, James Ellis, Mr. Bankes, Robert Francklin (dead), Edmond Allely (not to be found), Steven Sebastian (not to be found), William Stafford (not to be found), William Wolley (not to be found), Henry Arthur.
      Mentions:, Mt. Liname, Joseph Heathcott (brother of administrator), Samuell Heathcatt (administrator of deceased's estate in England).
      Administrator: John Heathcott (gentleman).
      ===
      John Shirgley 8.272 I AA #17595#1492 Apr 14 1682
      Appraisers: Robert Franklin, Walter Carr.
      List of debts: Col. William Burges, Leonard Coates, Francis Holland and his wife Margrett, Garrett Hopkins.
      ===
      John Farr 8.275 I AA #3890 Jul 17 1682
      Appraisers: Robert Franklin, Thomas Knighton.
      ===
      Richard Beard 9.14 A AA #19067 #19282 Feb 26 1685
      Payments to: Col. William Burges, Mr. Robert Franklin, Mr. Peter Pagan, Mr. Henry Hanslap.
      Administrator: Richard Beard.

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