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

William (Rector) Dowie

Male - 1769


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  • Name William (Rector) Dowie 
    Gender Male 
    Death 11 Sep 1769  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18297  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Family Mary Dent,   b. Aft 1738, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1771, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 31 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1754  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eleanor Dowie,   b. Abt 1754, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     2. Judith Chase Dowie,   b. Bef 1755, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1814, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 61 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F12086  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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      DOWIE, WILLIAM, Charles County, Rector of Durham Parish. 31 Jul, 1769 11 Sep, 1769
      Children: Judith and Eleanor Dowie, whom I leave under care of their grandmother, Mrs, Anne Dent, during her life; then to the care of Mrs. Judith Chase and Mr. Warren Dent.
      Extx: Mrs. Anne Dent.
      Wit: Walter Truman Stoddert, Cathar. Groves. 37.309
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 473. Agreement. Articles of agreement made and consented to between William Dowie, Rector of Durham Parish of the one part, and Peter Dunnington of the other part. Dowie leases to Dunnington the Gleebe of the Parish afd during the term of his continuance in the Parish, commencing next Dec 25, unless he should want it for his .. in which case he will pay Dunnington the value of the improvements which Dunnington shall make thereon, to be adjudged by any 2 persons appointed for that purpose by the parties afd, and will find Dunnington a sufficiency of nails for any improvements he shall make on the upper part of the Glebe where John Russell now lives, to be entered upon by Dunnington and wrought in any manner he shall think proper towards making a crop, not cutting or felling the timber more than for the use of the plantation, in consideration of which Dunnington obliges himself to pay Dowie 1900 lbs of crop tobacco yearly. If either party is noncompliant with the afd conditions, the non-complying party is to pay the other party 200 £Signed Aug 20, 1768 - Wm Dowie, Peter Dunnington. Wit - Walter Trueman Stoddart. Recorded Oct 14, 1768.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 217. Rect and Deposition, recorded at the request of William Winter Jr.
      Recd Dec 15, 1774 of Mr. William Winter Jr, who became a purchaser of a certain Negro wench under the name of Sall, which sd Negro wench was mortgaged by Jacob Ware to William Dowie and Robert Hendly Courts until 24 £6 shillings should be satisfied, as by sd mortgage will appear on the records of CC. I say, recd, the one moiety of the sd sum, with legal interest, it being 17 £3 shillings and 8 pence 3 farthings. Signed - Warren Dent, exe. of William Dowie, CC, Oct 6,1777. Then personally appeared before me (a CC Justice), Capt. Francis Ware, who made oath that afd Negro Sall, mentioned in the mortgage from Jacob Ware to William Dowie and Robt Hendly Courts dated Nov 11, 1767, was sold to William Winter Jr, and that the sd Courts agreed to take the sd Winter [sic] for pay in full discharge of sd mortgage. Signed - Dan. Jenifer. Recorded Oct 6, 1777.

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