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

James Boarman

Male Aft 1770 - 1833  (< 61 years)


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  • Name James Boarman 
    Born Aft 1770  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aug 1833  Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 5 Aug 1833  St. Mary's Zachiah Mattawoman Church, Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17297  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2022 

    Father Edward 'Sr' Boarman,   b. Bef 1743, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1785, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Boarman,   b. Bef 1747, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1785, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1763  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11694  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Bradford,   b. Aft 1774, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1837, Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 61 years) 
    Married Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Boarman,   b. 1797, Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1853, Holy Ghost Cemetery, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [natural]
     2. Eleanor Boarman,   b. 1798, Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Mary Boarman,   b. 1800, Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Henrietta Boarman,   b. 1802, Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1879, Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
     5. Elizabeth Harriott Boarman,   b. 1804, Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F11693  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles, MD 1830 Federal Census
      ftp://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/md/charles/1830/

      169-20 Boarman Tracy A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 [F30-40] . . . . . Bryantown District #4
      169-21 Boarman James . 1 [m5-10] . . 1[m20-30] . . . 1[m60-70] . . 1[f<5] . . . 3[f20-30] . . . 1[f60-70] 1[f70-80] . Bryantown District #4

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      Charles County Maryland Will Book B-1, 1782-1785; Page 450,
      Edward Boarman Sr will.
      Nov 5, 1784. I, Edward Boarman Sr of CC, am infirm of body but of sound and perfect memory. Firstly, I want my debts and funeral charges paid.
      To my wife Elizabeth - all my horses, cattle, sheep, & hogs and all my household furniture.
      To my sons James & Wilfred Boarman - all my lands & tenements that I have any claim to, to be equally divided between them.
      To my daughter Mary Boarman - she shall keep and possess all the Negroes & stock, forever, and all other things that I gave her, at the time she married Ralphael [sic]
      Boarman, and that she has now in her possession. Whereas I gave a deed to Nicholas Serlott for a piece of land whereon William Kinnick now lives and dwells, and the line that runs between my now dwelling house & William Kinnick's appears to be run wrong, my will is that my sons, James & Wilfred Boarman, shall lay the sd line, agreeable to the true intent and meaning of the sd deed.
      Whereas John Gardiner did, by his Will, bequeath to me all his right to some Negroes that his father, Luke Gardiner, gave him, at the time the sd John Gardiner was married to his wife, and "that I have been at Law for with the Mattingleys", my will is that my executrix and executors should sue for sd Negroes again, and should recover any part or all the sd Negroes, bequeathed to me by the sd John Gardiner, then in my house, so that all the cost of the lawsuit and other legal charges be first paid out of the sd Negroes, then my will is that the third part of sd Negroes recovered shall be given to Mary Tices children, she being daughter to sd John Gardiner, and likewise, one third part of sd Negroes recovered shall be given to Monica Gardiner, daughter to sd John Gardiner, and the remaining two third parts" of the sd Negroes recovered as afd, I give to my sons, James and Wilfred Boarman. My just debts and legacies must first be paid.
      To my wife and Sons, James and Wilfred - the balance of my personal estate, to be equally divided between them.
      executor: my wife Elizabeth.
      executors: my sons James & Wilfred Boarman.
      Signed - Ed. Boarman.
      wit - William Waters, Joshua (IM his mark) Morris, Joshua Sanders.
      Probated on Jan 19, 1785 by the executrix and both executors and by the oaths of witnesses William Waters & Joshua Morris. Joshua Sanders, the other witness was decd when the above probate was taken. Elizabeth Boarman quitted her claim to the several bequests in the Will, and instead chose to receive her dower, or third part, of her decd's husband's estate, both real and personal. Before John Muschett, Regr of Wills.
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AK-11, 1791-1801; Page 11.
      Mary Boarman's will.
      I, Mary Boarman of CC, am sick and weak in body but of sound mind, memory, & understanding.
      To my son Henry Boarman - the following Negroes, viz, a man called Davy, a woman called Monacha & her 3 children, Jack, Harry, & Maubery, a woman called Charity & her child Vincent, a woman called Lett & her child Bernard, But if Henry dies without heirs of his body lawfully begotten, then the above Negroes to be equally divided between my grandchildren, James Boarman & Harriet Boarman.
      To my grandson James Boarman - the following Negroes, viz, a woman called Hannah & her 6 children, Sam, Tom, Allen, Lucy, Cathy, & Prisey, a man called Luke, & a boy called Gerrard. It is my will that these Negroes shall not be sold, But if James dies without heirs of his body lawfully begotten, then the above Negroes to go to my granddaughter Harriet Boarman.
      To my niece Hellen Clements - a Negro girl called Henry, a little grey horse & saddle, & my cloak.
      I want my Negro boy called Joe, to be sold by my son Henry Boarman & the money paid by him to my niece, Catharine Boarman, wife to Edward Boarman,
      To my son Henry Boarman - all my horses, cattle, hogs, plantation utensils, & furniture.
      I want my whole crop to be sold to discharge such of my debts that my son Henry has rendered himself liable for & such other debts that I may owe. If, after all my just debts are paid, any part of my crop remains, I want 1000 lbs of tobacco to be paid to the Revd Mr. Francis Neale, for him to dispose of to the Poor as he may think proper.
      Executor: my son Henry Boarman.
      Signed Nov 14, 1790 - Mary Boarman.
      Wit - Raphael Boarman Jr, Thomas Hatch Dent, John Johnson son of John.
      Probated on Jan 24, 1791 by the executor and by the oaths of all 3 witnesses.
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      Charles County Land Records 1782-1786; Liber Z#3; Page 60. Apr 21, 1784 from Edward Boarman Sr of CC, to James Boarman and Wilfred Boarman of CC, for 1000 £, a tract of land whereon the sd Edward Boarman now lives, including Bryan Town, situated in CC near Zachia Swamp, and known by the name of Boarmans Manor. Also the following Negroes, Viz, Nace, Tom, Harry, Gustavus, Ralph, Rhody, 'Were, Patt, Nell, Jean, Rachael,& Henry. Signed - Edw Boarman. Wit - Robt Young, Joshua Sanders (CC JPs). Recorded May 1, 1784.
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      Charles County Land Records 1782-1786; Liber Z#3; Page 97. Bill of Sale, recorded at the request of Richard Edelen.
      I, Edward Boarman of CC, for 70 £to me in hand paid by Richard Edelen and William Waters, and James Boarman, I have sold to sd Richard. Edelen and William Waters and James Boarman, a Negro fellow, James, and Negro Wench Terry. Signed Aug 23, 1784 - Edwd Boarman_ Wit - Joshua Sanders, Bennett Dyson, Jno Stamp.
      The intent of the within bill of sale is' as security to the within Richard Edelen, William Waters, and James Boarman, for superseding two Debs [debts?] for the sd Edward Boarman, one to Nicholas McCubbin, and the other to Oliver and Justinian Burch, If sd Edward Boarman pays sd McCubbin Oliver & Justinian Burch and indemnifies from any cost and damage in consequence of their being sd Boarman's security as afd, then the within bill of sale to be of no effect. Agreed to by the parties before us this Aug 23, 1784. Wit - Joshua Sanders, Bent Dyson, Jno Stamp. Recorded Nov 9, 1784.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 573. Receipt, recorded at the request of Raphael Boarman. I hereby acknowledge to have recd of Mr. James Boarman, Exr of the will of Mary Boarman decd, all and every part of such money as was due on account of my wife, Mary Boarman, her dower, and hereby acquit sd Boarman from every part thereof and from all other demands. Signed Jul 27, 1734 - Luke Gardiner, Wit - John Parnham, Richd Edelen. Recorded Sep 7, 1789.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 180. Certificate of a Stray. Dec 7, 1790. 1 hereby certify that James Boarman brought before me, as a stray, a small bay horse. Signed - Alexr McPherson*. Recorded Dec 10, 1790.
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      Charles County Land Records 1796-1799; Liber IB-2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 286. Bill of Sale: at the request of Edward Boarman, the following Bill of Sale was recorded January 16th 1798.
      I Edward Boarman in consideration of 100 pounds paid by Robert Boarman of Harford County, Maryland, hath sold negroes; Terrry, Charles, 3 cows, 2 yearling, 2 feather beds and furniture, 1 desk, 2 tables, 8 flag chairs, 1 looking glass, 1 iron pot, 2 dutch ovens, 1 sorrel horse, 4 head of sheep and 30 barrels of corn. Signed Edward Boarman on January 1, 1798 in the presence of Joseph Lancaster, J.A. Neale (3-1/4)
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1810-1811; Liber IB-9 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 161. At the request of Charles Hoskins Neale the following Deed was recorded November 13, 1810
      Indenture made November 13, 1810; James Boarman in consideration of $7,000 paid by Charles Hoskins Neale has sold part of a tract called "Boarman's Manor" which was on July 25, 1808, {holes]. by the said James Boarman and called "Futile Plains" containing 444 acres and beginning at the head of a branch called Betsy Proctor Branch and binding on a dividing boundary between James Boarman and Benjamin Lancaster, "Hawkins Purchase". Signed James Boarman in the presence of and acknowledged before John W. McPherson, Richard Brightwell
      May 14, 1810; Ann Boarman wife of James Boarman relinquished her right of dower

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