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

Anne Wharton

Female Bef 1714 - Aft 1778  (> 66 years)

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  • Name Anne Wharton 
    Birth Bef 1714  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death Aft 1778  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17168  Tree1
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2023 

    Father Henry Wharton,   b. Abt 1674, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Feb 1746, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jane Doyne,   b. 1688, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1757, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 70 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 1705  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1749  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Basil Smith,   b. Bef 1710, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 21 Dec 1774, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 64 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1750  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Henry Smith,   b. Abt 1750, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1778, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 29 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Dorothy Smith,   b. Abt 1754, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1801, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 47 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F9944  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2023 

  • Notes 
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      WHARTON, HENRIETTA, Charles Co, 10 Feb 1747/8; 19 Sep 1748
      To bro. FRAS. WHARTON, 4 Negroes: Joss, Terry, Nedd and Henry;
      If he should return from beyond seas without entering into holy order but If otherwise then to my 4 sisters: MARY BRENT, JANE PARNHAM, ELIZ: PILE and Anne SMITH.
      To sister ELEAR. WHARTON, Negro woman Sarah.
      To sister PARNHAM Negro girl Lettice.
      To bro. JESSE WHARTON, Negro woman Sue and her girl Monica to
      bro. JESSE WHARTON's child his wife is now big with but if he
      should die without heirs then to my nephew HENRY PILE.
      To niece POLLY BRENT, furniture,
      To Dr. PARNHAM, horse
      To bro. PILE, horses
      Dr. Fras. Parnham and Jos: Pile, exs. 25.423
      SMITH, BASIL, Charles Co. 27 Sept. 1774; 21 Dec. 1774
      To wife Anne Smith, extx., Slaves: Moses, Nancy, Ned, Isaac, Abraham otherwise called Abe, Peter, Nan, Bett, Rate, Vick otherwise named Victoria, Jem otherwise called James and Anne.
      To son Henry Smith, slaves: Clement: otherwise called Clem, Francis commonly called Frank, Hannah, Judith commonly called Jude, Jacob, two children of Vick otherwise called Victoria the one named Gregory and the other named Sarah, Young Kate otherwise named Catherine and Bennet otherwise called Ben.
      To granddau. Anne Smith dau. of son Henry, Negro Jane, the dau, of Rachel,
      To granddau, Elenor Wharton Smith dau. of son Henry Smith, Negro girl Jane, the dau. of Vick.
      To dau. Dorothy Smith, slaves: Dick, Nell, Martha and Lewis, the two children of Nell, Hen otherwise Henrietta, John, the boy Harry, Mary -the child of. Negro Bett., Suke otherwise Susannah, Pan otherwise named Frances.
      To wife and dau. Anne Smith and dau. Dorothy, extx., 200
      acres; two tracts, the first 75 acres, the second 90 acres, equally. Remainder of estate to be divided In three parts, wife one part, dau. Dorothy one part and son Henry, ext, one part.
      land to be divided "Chandlers Hill," "Welcome."
      Friend Henry Digges of Charles Co. and my son Henry Smith,
      Intrust:, land in Cornwallis's Neck, two parcels, leased for two Lives.
      By John Pye deceased to Leonard Smith and by said Leonard conveyed and assigned to the other containing 200 acres leased for three lives to myself by said John Pye in trust only to the express purpose that they permit my said wife and my said dau. Dorothy and the survivor of them to enjoy the same. I devise two parcels of land on the main road from the dwelling house of Samuel Hanson, merchant., to Bryan Town,, the one of 75 acres, the other of 90 acres to my wife Anne Smith and dau. Dorothy Smith, "I Whereas my cousin Benjamin Smith and myself took up two parcels of land of 20 acres adjoining the land purchased by Charles Green from Wm. Digges and others, I give and devise my right to said Benjamin Smith.
      To son Henry two tracts in Port Tobacco in Charles Co. being part of a tract called Chandlers Hills and part of another tract called Welcome devised by Roger Smith my brother dec'd. to his wife Henrietta now the wife of Ignatius Wheeler for her life and after her death to me, which land I am in possession of by assignment or contract by said Ignatius Wheeler to Jere Aderton.
      Wit: James Key; William Marshall; Raphaele Neale. 40.24
      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page (209). Lease. Aug 13, 1754 from John Pye of CC, to Basil Smith of CC, for and in consideration of the rents, covenants, services herein after mentioned, the lease of a tract of land called Smiths Resque, bounded by the bank of Potomak River, the dividing tree of sd Basil Smith & Leonard Smith, a black oak near Mattingleys hole, Mattawoman Cr, containing and laid out for 200 acres- The term of this lease is the natural lives of Basil, Smith, his wife Ann smith, and his son, Henry Smith. The rent for the 1st year is 800 lbs of good, sound, merchantable tobacco, and thereafter, 2000 lbs per year of good, sound, merchantable, picked and culled crop tobacco clear of cask and in 2 hogsheads, to be paid each May 1, and 4 bushels of good wheat to be paid each Sep 1, and 2 turkeys at Christmas and "sick" [6] chickens at mid-summer_ If the rent is unpaid for 30 days, Pye may evict Smith. Smith shall plant 200 apple trees within the next 4 years. smith shall not cut down or sell any timber or wood or cut down timber or wood in a wasteful manner further than to clear the land for the plantation's use. If at any time there is more cut down for clearing the ground than is necessary for the plantation, Pye or his agents or servants may enter the premises and convert the same to such use as he or they shall think fit. Pye or his agents may cut down white oak timber in order to make plank or to convert into heading of pipe hogshead or barrel staves, or any black walnut or cherry tree or crooked ship timber which shall at any time grow on sd premises & to carry away the same, leaving sufficient timber for the use of sd plantation. It is agreed that 5 acres of the premises will be left: uncut. Smith will assist in preserving and keeping up the Neck fence as to keep other people's creatures out of the enclosures, Smith having liberty for his creatures to run therein. The premises may not be assigned to any other tenants or under tenants unless leave is first asked of Pye. Signed - John Pye. Wit - Dan of St. Thos Jenifer, James Smallwood, Walter Hanson. Recorded Aug 14, 1754.

      2. At this point, what follows is an unnumbered Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page labeled, The Platt of Wollaston Mannor in CC Commonly Called Cobbs Neck, and a simple plat map.
      1774-1780 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber CC 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 117. At the request of Sarah Cole the following Deed was recorded March 28, 1775
      Indenture made February 25, 1775; Anne Smith, Henry Smith and Dorothy Smith of Charles County, Maryland executors of the last will and testament of Basil Smith, bearing date September 27, 1774 did will and devise his heirs to dispose of a tract called "Friendship" which I purchased from Thomas Bowling and containing 130 acres. and whereas it appears the land to be sold is by mistake called "Friendship" and as Basil Smith only purchased of Thomas Bowling part of a tract called "Strife" containing 130 acres and lying in PGCo. Therefore Anne Smith, Henry Smith and Dorothy Smith as executors and in consideration of 227 pounds 10 shillings common currency paid by Sarah Cole, widow of Charles County, Maryland has sold the aforesaid tract "Strife" containing 130 acres and beginning at a gum standing on the edge of Mattawoman Run and bounded by the main run that leads from Piscattaway to Portobacco. Signed Ann Smith, Henry Smith, Dorothy Smith in the presence of and acknowledged before Walter Hanson, Samuel Hanson (JP's of Charles County, Maryland) and at the same time Catherine Smith w/o Henry Smith relinquishe her right of dower
      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 248. Deed of Gift, recorded at the request of Raphael Boarman Jr.
      Whereas Roger Smith of CC, now decd, by his will, bequeathed to his widow, Heneretta Smith, now the wife of Ignatius Wheeler, during her natural life, 12 Negro slaves, to wit, Roger and his wife Peg, and 7 of their children, Bill, Rachel, Ned, Jack, Lucy, Ralph, and Basil, and also Jane, with her 2 youngest children, Hannah and Harry, and after her death to his brother, Basil Smith (also now decd) and also all the increase from the date of his will except a Negro child Jane, the daughter of Raphael, which sd 12 slaves and their increase, excepting as afd, the sd Basil Smith, in his lifetime, by his will, bequeathed to be equally divided between Ann Smith, his wife (party to these presents) and his 2 children, Henry Smith and Dorothy Smith, and sometime after the death of sd Basil Smith, it was agreed between me, sd Ann Smith, Dorothy Smith, now Dorothy Boarman, the wife of Raphael Boarman of CC, and the sd Henry Smith, that sd Ann and Dorothy Smith should convey their shares of sd slaves to sd Henry Smith. It was further agreed between the parties that sd Henry Smith, in consideration thereof, should give up all claim to the slaves, cattle, goods and furniture, and all the other effects and estate of the sd Ann Smith, and that the sd Ann Smith should convey the same to the sd Dorothy Smith now Dorothy Boarman. And whereas sd Ann Smith and Dorothy Smith, pursuant to the sd CC agreement dated last Aug 22, did convey to sd Henry Smith, all their respective rights to the 12 slaves and increase excepting as afd, and sd Ann being willing to convey her slaves and estate afd to sd Dorothy Boarman, now know that I, sd Ann Smith, for the foregoing consideration and for the love I have for sd Dorothy Boarman, my daughter, and for 5 shillings and in further consideration that the sd Raphael Boarman is to support and maintain me, the sd Ann Smith, in a genteel manner during my life, or allow me the net proceeds of my estate (hereafter given) annually, during my natural life, I say that I, for these considerations, have sold to the sd Dorothy Boarman, the following slaves and their increase, viz, Abraham alias Abe, Isaac, Edward alias Ned, Peter, Cate, Victoria alias Vickey, Elizabeth alias Bet, Ann alias Anna, Henry alias Harry, and also the following animals and their increase: 2 large bay mares, one commonly called the backwocds mare, the other, Manille, 1 bay horse bawl, 1 sorrel colt, 1 bay colt, 2 gray colts, 37 cattle of which 10 are steers, 14 cows and 1 calf, 75 sheep "of which 10 are weathers" 2 rams, 40 ewes, 23 lambs, 53 hogs, and also the following furniture: 4 beds with their furniture, 1 large looking glass with a gilt mahogany frame, 1 large mahogany table, 1 table of walnut, 6 silver tablespoons, 6 silver teaspoons, and all debts due me, all my China, my hoes, axes, ploughs, plantation utensils, and all other of my goods, chattels, and estate. Signed Mar 30, 1778 - Ann Smith. Wit - John Dent, Thomas Craycroft_ Recorded Mar 31, 1778.
      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 361. May 30, 1788 from Raphael Boarman and Dorothy, his wife (formerly Dorothy Smith) of CC, to Samuel Hanson, Esq, of CC. Whereas Basil Smith, late of CC, died seized of a tract of land called the Rinkle and Neplew, which was patented to him on Jun 18, 1763, and by sd Basil Smith devised to his wife, Ann Smith, and daughter, Dorothy Smith, and the longest liver of them, during their natural lives, and to the heirs of the body of his ad daughter Dorothy, forever, lying in CC, adjoining a tract of land called Coomes Purchase, containing about 90 acres. Now this deed further witnesses that the sd Raphael Boarman and Dorothy, his wife, for 114 £2 shillings, have sold to the afd Samuel Hanson, the afd land. Signed - Raphael Boarman, Dorothy Boarman. Wit - Geo Lee*, G. Dent*. Recorded Nov 7, 1788.

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