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

Edward Offutt

Male 1698 - 1749  (51 years)


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  • Name Edward Offutt 
    Born 1698  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Nov 1749  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I15358  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 

    Father William Offutt,   b. 1670, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1734, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Brock,   b. 1676, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1748, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1696  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2341  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Edmonston,   b. 1702, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1750, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years) 
    Married Abt 1718  Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jane Offutt,   b. Abt 1718, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1787, Montgomery County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)  [natural]
     2. Mary Offutt,   b. 6 Oct 1721, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1780, Montgomery County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  [natural]
     3. Ruth Offutt,   b. Abt 1723, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. William Offutt,   b. 1725, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1780, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 54 years)  [natural]
     5. Archibald Offutt,   b. Bef 1733, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1756, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 25 years)  [natural]
     6. Nathaniel Offutt,   b. Abt 1734, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1818, Harrison County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 
    Family ID F10493  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      OFFUTT, EDWARD, Frederick Co., planter. 21 Jul, 1749; 10 Nov, 1749
      To son William and hrs., 200 A. being pt. of tract called "Outlett' bounded as followeth: beginning in the river of sd. land, 40 perches from the beginning tree of sd. "Outlett."
      To wife, all remaining pt. of sd. land; at her decease, to son Nathaniel, 250 A.
      At decease of wife, to 2 daus. Ruth and Mary and hrs., but so as the sd. Ruth and her husband have that pt. of sd. land and plantation they now dwell on; to wife, the use and levies of slaves called Charles, Hercules, and etc., during her life; at her decease, to son Nathaniel.
      To son Archibald, the slaves.
      After wife's decease, certain one to dau. Jane, and dau. Ruth.
      Wife extx.
      Wit: James Edmonston, Wm. Pritchett, WM. Herbert, Richard Gorton, Charles Allison. 27. 110
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      Edward Offutt 44.213 FR £637.19.11 Jan 22 1749 Nov 20 1750
      Appraisers: Alexander Beall, A. Magruder.
      Creditors: Chris. Lowndes, George Gordon.
      Next of kin: Thomas Edmonston, William Offutt.
      Executrix: Elinor Offutt.
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      Offutt, William, planter, Prince George County, 10th Nov., 1732; 10th June, 1734.
      To wife Mary, dwelling plantation with tracts belonging thereto, viz..- "Neighbourhood," "Gleaning," "Gleaning's Addition.." during life; at her decease to son Nathaniel and hrs.
      To son Edward and hrs., "The Outlett," on Piney Branch., sd. branch falling into Potomack agt., an island formerly laid out for Walter Evans, cont. 600 A.; and personalty.
      Testator states that having provided for sons William and James and for daus. Sarah wife of Thomas Harris, and Mary wife of John Bowie, Jr.,, leaves in remembrance to sd. sons £5 each and to sd. daus. a gold ring each.
      To son John and hrs., 500 A. "Calverton Edge."
      To sons John and Nathaniel and their hrs., a lot in Upper Marlboro.
      To son Samuel and hrs., "Offutt's Pasture."
      To young. son Thomas and hrs., "The Younger Brother" on n. side Piney Branch.
      To dau. Jane, 100 A., "Offutt's Adventure.." Prince George Co. and £80 at marriage or age of 21.
      To son Nathaniel and hrs., residue of "Calverton Edge" and "Addition," 406 A., "Covert,"' to receive estate at decease of testator; son Thomas to be for himself at 17 and receive estate when of age,
      To sons Samuel, Nathaniel, Thomas and dau. Jane, residue of estate after wife-"s thirds are deducted; should any afsd. child. die without issue survivors to divide portion of deceased.
      Exs.: Sons Edward and Nathaniel.
      Overseers: John son of Alexander Beall, and Ninian Magruder the elder.
      Test: William Lowe, Sr. (Low), John Smith and Mary Coghlan, both deceased at date of probate.
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      OFFUTT, MARY, Prince George's Co. 9 Mar, 1747/8; 11 Sep, 1748
      To son EDWARD OFFUTT, 1 slave,
      To son JAMES OFFUTT, 5 pounds sterl. money.
      To son SAMUEL OFFUTT,r 5 pounds sterl.
      To each of my dec'd. son, WM, OFFUTT'S child., 5 pounds money.
      To each of my dec'd. son JOHN OFFUTT's child., 5 s,
      To each of my dec'd. dau. JANE WARRINGS' child, 5 s. money,
      To each of my dec'd, dau. MARY BOWEY's [Bowie]. child, 5 s,
      To dau. SARAH HARRIS, my clothing,
      To son NATHANIEL OFFUTT, 1 slave,
      My 2 sons, EDWARD and NATHANIEL OFFUTT,
      Nathaniel Offutt, ex.
      Wit: Richard Burgess, John Brown, Braizer, Thomas Shreve. MCW 25. 388 - 389
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      Mrs. Mary Offut 41.225 PG £1218.3.8 Mar 1 1748 Dec 13 1749
      Appraisers: Samuel Magruder, Ninian Magruder, Sr.
      Creditors: Benjamin Berry, William Addison.
      Next of kin: Edward Offut.
      Executor: Nathaniel Offut.
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      Mrs. Mary Offutt (widow) 27.209 A PG £1218.3.8 £673.12.3 Dec 13 1749
      Received from: Charles Wheathers, Philip Mason, Robert Boyde, Christopher Lownds,
      Mr. Joseph Adams, Mr. John Philpot, Richard Mason & Mr. Joseph Adams.
      Payments to: William Adison, Benjamin Berry, Osborn Sprigg, Edward Offutt, John
      Magruder.
      Legatees (children): Edward Offutt, Sarah Harris.
      Executor: Nathaniel Offutt.
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      Mary Offutt 28.183 A PG £2.10.6 Jul 23 1750
      The amount of the accounts also included £39.12.5 in sterling & #376.
      Received from (merchants in London): William Black, Silvanus Groves, MM Torver & Philpot.
      Payments to: Elinor Offutt (executrix of Edward Offutt (his portion)), Daniel Dulany, Esq. paid to John Cooke.
      Executor: Nathaniel Offutt (gentleman).
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      Land Records of Prince George's County, Maryland
      Liber T, Page 58
      Recorded at request of Edward Offutt, 30 Jan 1733:
      Deed of Gift from Archibald Edmonson, Sr., planter, to dau. Eleanor Offutt, wife of Edward Offutt; 1/2 part of Cool Spring Levell; adj. son-in-law Edward Offutt; then to grandson Archibald Offutt, s/o Edward and Eleanor; if Archibald has no heirs, then to Jane Offutt, d/o Edward and Eleanor; /s/ Archibald Edmonston; wit. Thos. Sprigg, Thomas Allen; ack. Archibald Edmonston _ Jan 1733
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y -Page 646.
      Feb 5, 1742/43 from Edward Offutt of PG, planter, to Charles Hodges of PG, yeoman, for 32 £sterling, part of a parcel of land in PG, called Brock Hall, bounded by Back Branch, containing about 49-1/2 acres. Signed - Edwd Offutt. Wit John Bowie Jr, Thos Hilleary, Geo: Parker*, Jams Edmonston*, Nath: Wickham*, Thos Owen*. This deed was acknowledged by Edward Offutt and Eleanor, his wife. Recorded Mar 25, 1743.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - liber Y -Page 647.
      Feb 5, 1742/43 from John Reed of PG, planter, to John White of PG, planter, for 6000 lbs of merchantable tobacco, a tract of land called Reeds Delight, lying in PG, bounded by a hickory standing near Potowmack River between the lower and upper falls of sd river, containing about 100 acres. Signed - John Reed. Wit Edwd Offutt, Thos Hilleary, Geo: Parker*, James Edmonston*, Jos: Beall, Jno Thomson. This deed was acknowledged by John Read and Elizabeth, his wife, parties to the within deed. Recorded Mar 25, 1743.
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      1768-1770 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen}
      548-549. Middleton Smith recorded 18 November 1769, made 16 June between Ninian Beall
      son of Ninian, ofFrederick County, public house keeper, for £180 selIs tract calIed Outlet, willed by Edward Offutt deceased to William Offutt Senr., beginning in the given line of said land, containing 100 acres. Also part of tract Real Friendship, containing 10 acres. Signed Nin'n BealI son of Nin. Before Ans. CampbelI, T. Sprigg Wootton. Receipt. Ack. and Mary Beall wife of said Ninian released dower rights. Alienation fine paid. November 10, 1769.

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