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

Andrew Tannehill

Male Abt 1706 - Aft 1754  (~ 48 years)


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  • Name Andrew Tannehill 
    Born Abt 1706  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 31 Oct 1754  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I15444  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father William Tannehill,   b. 1653, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1732, Oxon Hill, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Euphen Beall,   b. 1676, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1735, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F9337  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Allison,   b. 11 Jun 1710, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1752, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years) 
    Married Abt 1726  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Euphen Tannehill,   b. Bef 1738, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1769, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years)  [natural]
     2. George Tannehill,   b. Bef 1741, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1765, Camden, Chester, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 26 years)  [natural]
     3. Andrew Tannehill,   d. Aft 1751, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F10547  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Street, John, (nunc.) Prince George's Co., 26th June, 1733.
      George Beale, ex. and guardian to son Francis.
      Test: Andrew Tannehill. MCW 20. 746
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      Prince George's, County Land Records, Liber Q, Liber M, Page 384
      Enrolled at request of Andrew Tanyhill 25 Mar 1729:
      From William Tanyhill, planter, to his son Andrew Tanyhill; a parcel called Hamilton's Addition; containing 128 acres; /s/ 25 Mar 1729 Will. Tannyhill;
      wit. A. Contee, Lingan Wilson; ack. Liber Q, folio 293
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      Prince George's, County Land Records, Liber Q, Page 278
      Enrolled at request of Donkin Ferguson 22 Jun 1731:
      Indenture, 2 Jun 1731; Between Andrew Tanihill and Donkin [Duncan] Ferguson, planter; for £32; a tract called Hamilton's Addition; containing 128 acres; /s/ Andrew Tannehill;
      wit. Jno. Magruder, John Beall, John Beall, Jr.; 2 Jun 1731 ack. by Andrew Tanihill and Sarah his wife
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      Land Records of Prince George's County, Maryland
      Liber T, Page 308
      Recorded at request of George Beall, 27 Aug 1735:
      George Beall, John Banks and Andrew Tannyhill confess judgesment to Nicholas Hammond for £4.7 and 631# tobacco; 29 Jul 1735; /s/ Turner Wootton, Jos. Chew
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      Thomas Willett; Frederick Co.; £164.10.3; 18 Sep 1751; 13 Oct 1751; one of the creditors was John Allison, Jr.; nok. John Allison, Sr., Andrew Tannehill, Sr.; admx/extx: Isabella Willett (148.325)
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 384
      Enrolled at request of Andrew Tanyhill 25 Mar 1729:
      From William Tanyhill, planter, to his son Andrew Tanyhill; a parcel called Hamilton's Addition; containing 128 acres; /s/ 25 Mar 1729 Will. Tannyhill; wit. A. Contee, Lingan Wilson; ack. Liber Q, folio 293
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 278
      Enrolled at request of Duncan Ferguson 22 Jun 1731:
      Indenture, 2 Jun 1731; Between Andrew Tanihill and Duncan Ferguson, planter; for £32; a tract called Hamilton's Addition; containing 128 acres; /s/ Andrew Tannehill; wit. Jno. Magruder, John Beall, John Beall, Jr.; 2 Jun 1731 ack. by Andrew Tanihill and Sarah his wife
      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Mar. 1713 - William Tanyhill; sons Ninian and Andrew.
      Source: Prince George's Co., Md. Court Records, Liber G, Page 292, reported in Jourdan, Elise G., "Colonial Settlers of Prince George's County, Maryland," Page 335.

      May 1729 - "Hamilton's Addition," containing 128 acres in Prince George's Co., Md., is surveyed May 27, 1729 for William Tanehill and patented to Andrew Tanehill Oct. 25, 1732.
      Source: Keddie, Leslie & Neil, "Land Office, Rent Rolls, Prince George's County, 1725-1740," Page 24.

      June 1731 - Unphan [sic] Tannehill, wife of William Tannehill, acknowledges William's Mar. 1729 deed of "Hamilton's Addition" to son Andrew Tannehill.
      Source: Prince George's Co., Md. Land Records, Liber Q, Page 292.
      Comment: Euphen had not waived dower when William made the deed; this oversight needed to be corrected when Andrew sold the land to Ferguson.

      Oct. 1731 - "Scotland," containing 100 acres in Prince George's Co., Md. is surveyed Oct. 5, 1731 for Andrew Tanehill and patented to the said Tanehill Oct. 28, 1732.
      Source: Keddie, Leslie & Neil, "Land Office, Rent Rolls, Prince George's County, 1725-1740," Page 23.

      Oct. 1732 - Andrew Tannehill patents "Scotland," containing 100 acres in Prince George's Co., Md.
      Source: Coldham, Peter W., "Settlers of Maryland, 1731-1750," Page 218.

      1733 - Andrew Tanyhill is in the tax list of Potowmack Hundred, Prince George's Co., Md. One other taxable, Thomas Callis, is living in Andrew's household.
      Sources: (1) Calendar of Maryland State Papers. No. 1. The Black Books. Item no. 273, and (2) "1733 Prince George's Co., Md. Taxables" by Donna V. Russell, pub. in Western Maryland Genealogy, Vol. 3, No. 3, July 1987, Page 101.

      June 1741 - Andrew Tannehill of Prince George's Co., planter (wife Sarah acknowledges deed) sells to Edward Willitt, Jr., of Prince George's Co., planter, for 3000 lbs. of tobacco, a tract of land called "Scotland," bounded by the west side of the head of a glade of Capt. John, containing 100 acres. Signed Andrew Tannehill.
      Source: Prince George's Co., Md. Land Records, Liber Y, Page 331.

      Oct. 1744 and Feb. 1750 - Andrew Tannehill, planter, of Prince George's Co., bound himself to Charles Carroll of Annapolis for 53 pounds current money on Oct. 20, 1744. In 1750, Tannehill was in Frederick Co. On Feb. 27, 1750, a complaint was filed by Carroll against Andrew Tannehill, innholder, of Frederick Co., also known as Andrew Tannehill, planter, of Prince George's Co. Tannehill had failed to repay the note to Carroll.
      Source: Shaffer, Stefanie R., "Inhabitants of Frederick County, Maryland," Vol. 1, 1750-1790, Page 14.

      1747 - In his book, "The Allison Family of America," at Page 98, James W. Fisher states that Prince George's Co., Md. Land Records, BB, Page 586, shows a 1747 record of John Ellison [sic; Allison] which includes mention of an unnamed dau. [Sarah] who m. a Tannahill. TLC's abstract of Liber BB stops at Page 524.

      Nov. 1748 - Capt. James Edmonston, of Prince George's Co., Gent., leases to John Allison, of Prince George's Co., planter, all that tract of land, now in the tenure and occupation of the said John Allison, being part of a tract called "Prevention," lying on Rock Creek (adjoining John Hardy), containing about 71 acres. This lease is for the term of the natural lives of the said John Allison, Eleanor his wife, and George Tannehill, grandson of the said John Allison. The yearly rent, payable at Rock Creek Landing in Prince George's Co., is 600 pounds of tobacco. Allison may not assign the lease without Edmonston's permission. Allison will, within 1 year, plant an orchard of 100 trees. Ninian Tannehill, Sr., witnesses the lease.
      Source: Prince George's Co., Md. Land Records, Liber EE, Page 600.
      Comment: John's grandson, George Tannehill, is the son of John's dau. Sarah Allison and her husband Andrew Tannehill.

      Nov. 8, 1749 - Thomas Collins of Ann Arundell Co., Md., carpenter, deeds to Andrew Tannehill, of St. Peters Run, Frederick Co., Md., planter, 47 acres which adjoins "Downham" and part of "Pomfret," 53 acres, land in New Town Hundred, St. Mary's Co., Md.
      Sources: (1) Archives of Maryland, Vol. 701 (1749-1756 Maryland Provincial Court Land Records), Page 19, and (2) T.L.C. Genealogy, "St. Mary's County, Maryland, Rent Rolls, 1639-1771," Page 36. Source (1) gives the residences of the parties; source (2) gives the location of the land. Source (2) calls the land 100 acres of "Pomfreit Field."

      Aug. 1750 - Isaac Hardee, Andrew Tannyhill and Ninian Hamilton confess judgment to Andrew Cottrill/Cotrel for 1/18/9 debt, and 0/2/6 costs, to be paid by Feb. next.
      Source: Frederick Co., Md. Land Records, Liber B, Page 228.

      Oct. 1750 - Lawrence Owen in a case against John Bruister obtained a writ of attachment against Bruister's goods and chattels. The Sheriff reported in Oct. 1750 that, in the presence of Henry Kenn and Andrew Tannyhill, he had attached property belonging to Bruister in the hands of Thomas Lamar that was worth 8 shillings.
      Source: Shaffer, Stefanie R., "Inhabitants of Frederick County Maryland," Vol. 1, 1750-1790, Page 26.

      Mar. 1751 - John Brensler, blacksmith, of Frederick Co., to appear in March Court 1751 to answer to the complaint of Andrew Tannyhill.
      Source: Shaffer, Stefanie R., "Inhabitants of Frederick County Maryland," Vol. 1, 1750-1790, Page 7.

      23 Aug. 1751 - Andrew Tanyhill recorded supersedeas against Benjamin Hopkins and James Wallace for 0/33/9 and costs.
      Source: Frederick Co., Md. Land Records, Liber B, Page 448.

      Sep. 18, 1751 - John Allison, Sr. and Andrew Tannehill, Sr., sign, as next-of-kin, the Frederick Co., Md. Inventory of Thomas Willett. Administratrix: Isabella Willett.
      Source: Skinner, V. L., Jr., "Abstracts of the Inventories of the Prerogative Court of Maryland, 1751-1756," Page 11.
      Comment: Andrew Tannehill, Sr., is kin to Thomas Willett because Thomas was m. Isabella Allison, the sister of Andrew's wife Sarah Allison.

      July 1752 - Andrew Tannyhill sold John Ford 57 acres of "Pomfreit Field," land located in New Town Hundred, St. Mary's Co., Md.
      Source: T.L.C. Genealogy, "St. Mary's County, Maryland, Rent Rolls, 1639-1771," Page 36.

      Mar. 1753 - Frederick Co., Md. Court. William Tenelly petitions the court for a license "to keep public house of entertainment at Senicar [sic; Seneca?] Bridge at the house where Andrew Tanyhill lately lived." The Court grants him the license.
      Source: Rice, Millard M., "This Was The Life," Page 116.

      July 1753 - Andrew Tanyhill recorded a stray mare.
      Source: Frederick Co., Md. Land Records, Liber E, Page 216.

      June 1754 - Andrew Tanyhill took up a stray mare.
      Source: Frederick Co., Md. Land Records, Liber E, Page 452.

      Oct. 31, 1754 - "The Maryland Gazette," pub. in Annapolis, Md. Andrew Tannehill, living in Potowmack River near Kittockton Mountain in Frederick County, has a stray mare at his plantation.
      Source: Green, Karen M., "The Maryland Gazette, 1727-1761," Page 147.
      Comment: This is the last record found for Andrew. The last record found for Andrew's wife Sarah is 1741. The last record found for Andrew's son George is 1748. The last record found for Andrew's son Andrew is 1751. Andrew's dau. Euphen Tannehill (m. Alexander Tracy) is named in the Dec. 1768 will of her grandfather John Allison, Sr.

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