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

Nicholas Gassaway

Male 1634 - 1691  (56 years)


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  • Name Nicholas Gassaway 
    Birth 11 Mar 1634  St. Margaret's Parish, Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 27 Jan 1691  St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County. Maryland -Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19290  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Family Anne Besson,   b. Abt 1646, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1691, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1668  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nicholas Gassaway,   b. Abt 1668, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Jun 1699, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 31 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Anne Gassaway,   b. 1672, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 30 Mar 1742, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Hester Gassaway,   b. Bef 1673, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Nov 1733, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 60 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. John Gassaway,   b. 1674, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1697, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 23 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Margaret Gassaway,   b. Abt 1677, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Between 2 May 1724 and 28 Jul 1726, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 47 years)  [Father: natural]
     6. Jane Gassaway,   b. Abt 1678, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 Nov 1736, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 58 years)  [Father: natural]
     7. Thomas Gassaway,   b. 20 Feb 1683, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Sep 1739, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 56 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F12848  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
    • http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=AHN&db=:2168699&id=I112493021
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      Gassaway, Nicholas, A. A. County, 10th Jan., 1691; 27th Jan., 1691.
      To son Nicholas and hrs., plantation (unnamed) and all land in Love's Neck.
      To son John and hrs., 300 A., "Charles' Purchase," on n. side Gunpowder R.; also plantation on which his sister, Hester Gross, now lives.
      To son Thomas, land (unnamed), and 780 A. (unnamed) in 2 patents on Gunpowder R.
      To daus. Anne Watkins, Hester Gross, Jane and Margaret Gassaway, and to grandchild John Watkins, personalty.
      To granddau. Eliza: Gross at majority, certain personalty left testator by uncle John Callingswood of London, and now in possession of Samuel Beaver.
      Exs.: Child., Nicholas, Thomas, and John Watkins and wife, who are to care for their sisters, Jane and Margaret, during minority.
      Test: Jacob Harris, Arthur Herring, Robt. Ward, Jno. Ramsey. 2. 228.
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      Capt. Nicholas Gassaway 11A.36 W AA £1144.14.7 Jan 10 1691 Jan 20 1691
      Bequests: son Nicholas, son John, son Thomas, daughter Ann Watkins, daughter Hester Groce, daughter Jane Gassaway, daughter Margrett Gassaway, grandchild John Watkings, grandchild Elisabeth Groce daughter of Hester Grace, son John Watkings, daughter Ann Watkings, John Greene.
      Mentions: Thomas Norris, John Shaw, uncle (of deceased) John Collingswood (merchant) of London, John Samuell Beaver, Thomas Taylor.
      Executors: son Nicholas, John Watkins and his wife (unnamed), son Thomas.
      Witnesses: Jacob Harnis, Robert Ward, Arthur Herring, John Ramsey.
      Date of inventory: May 16, 1692.
      Appraisers: Henry Hanslap, John Gressam.
      Legatees: son Nicholas, daughter Ann wife of John Wattkinns, son Thomas, daughter Jane Gassaway daughter Margret Gassaway.
      List of debts: Henry Bonner, Ralph Cooper, Edward Carter, John Cross, Thomas Day, Alexander Dehinayossa, John Davis, Job Evans, Jacob Harnish, Wolfran Hunt, Henry Hearse, Thomas Knighton, Francis Luffe, John Larkinn (husbandman), James Poolely, Allen Robinate, Jr., John Stone (glassier), Edward Serson, John Stroud, Richard Tull, Allen Robinate„ Sr., Benjamin Scrivner, Joseph Williams, Matthew Ellistone, Katharine English, John Waters, Anthony Arrundell, John Armstrong, John Besson, Henry Bonner, Ebenezer Blackiston, Abell Browne, Lord Baltimore, George Burges, Walter Bosley, John Cross, Thomas Dryfeild, Alexander Dehinayossa, William Disney, Nicholas Day, John Edwards, James Ellis, John Greene, John Gray, Richard Garrett, Col. Nicholas Greenberry, George Ogg, Phillipp Howard, Jacob Harnish, Wolfran Hunt, John Howard, James Hackett, Arthur Herring, Otho Holland, William Gefferries, Richard Jones, Sr., John Lynam, John Larkinn, Francis Leife, James Lewis, Joshua Mirica, John Meriton, Walter Morrow, John Nicholson, Nicholas Nicholson, John North, Thomas Norris, Nicholas Aldridg, John Purdew, James Poolley, Presocia Ramsey, Anthony Rulely, Marke Richison, John Saunders, Edward Selbey, David Steward, Thomas Sutton, John Scott, Joseph Storey, Thomas Seabourn, Thomas Standbanck, Augustine Skinner, Edward Searson, Josias Sallaway, William Sicill, James Stafford, Col. Thomas Tailler, Mary Willson, Robert Ward, John Wagstaff, Charles Whitehead, Joseph Williams, Lancelott Todd, Col. William Burgas, Charles Stevens, Robert Hopper, Solomon Sparrow, Samuell Thomas, William Collier, Clement Davies, John Ramsey, John Wooddinn, Mr. Samuell Younge, Edward Cox, Thomas Swearingen.
      List of debts (out of the county): William Burn, John Burn, Charles Goshead, Robert Girman, Thomas Hoock, Thomas Hedge, Thomas Long, William Ousbourn, Thomas Richardson, Charles Ramsey, John Hall, Mrs. Stansbey, Robert Love, James Phillipps, Lawrence Richardson, Edward Waters, Thomas Jones, William Pattison, Anthony Barnes, Richard Boulstone, Edward Beddison, Thomas Blackburn, Christover Foster, Robert Francklinn, Samuell Garland, Samuell Gray, Mrs. Howard, Richard Hanslap, Jacob Junifer, Alexander Mackferlinn, John Redman, Joseph Holden, William Farmer, John Evans, John Morgan, Lodowicke Williams.
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      Historic Graves of Maryland and the District of Columbia By Helen West Ridgely, National Society of the Colonial Dames of America;

      In St. Anne's Church, Annapolis the following inscriptions are found :

      Here Lyeth Interred The Body of Nicholas Gassaway Son of Coll Nicholas Gassaway who Departed This Life The 10 Day of March Anno Domini 1699, And In The 81 Year of His Age
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      Thomas Besson 7A.125 A AA #16286 #10498 May 31 1680
      List of debts: Mr. John Gresham, Edmond Purdew, Ann Covell.
      Payments to: Capt. Nicholas Gassaway, Edward Selby, William Surges, John Graffum, John Gray, John Freckleton, Nicholas Aldridge, Christopher Foster, Mr. John Welch, Mr. Henry Hanslap, Mr. math. Heathcott, John Larkin, James Finly, John Beeson.
      Mentions: Martha Aldridge.
      Executrix: Hester Sutton, wife of Thomas Sutton. (Hester is very aged.)

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