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

Mary Anne Boarman

Female Aft 1752 - Abt 1804  (< 51 years)


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  • Name Mary Anne Boarman  [1
    Birth Aft 14 Sep 1752  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death Abt 24 Sep 1804  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21264  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father Richard Bennett Boarman,   b. 1723, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 8 Jul 1758, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 35 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Anne Hoskins,   b. 1728, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 7 May 1792, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1744  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2971  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry 'Jr' Hardy,   b. 23 Jul 1732, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 30 Jan 1804, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 71 years) 
    Marriage Aft 1799  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
    • unmarried in her mother's May 07, 1792 probate will.

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      maryland semmes page 207

      on May 5, 1779, Mary Anne Boarman, the widow of Richard Bennett Boarman, made a deed of gift to her son Richard Bennett, of "Boarmans Help" and "Boarmans Enlargement".

      Their Bachelor son, Richard Bennett Boarman, dated his will Nov 18, 1776, it being proved in Charles County on November 3, 1785. He devised to his mother, Mary Anne Boarman, the use of his his plantations, "Boarmans Rest" "Calvert's Hope" and "Boarmans Enlargement"., and in the event that his sister Mary Anne Boarman, was not married at the death of his mother then his sister was to enjoy the plantation during her single life. Other heirs were brothers Raphael Boarman, and John Hoskins Boarman, nieces Eleanor Bradford and Eleanor Neale, and schooling was provided for his godson Joseph Boarman. The Witnesses were Gerard Boarman, Henrietta Thompson, and Raphael Boarman. At the probation, Henrietta Thompson was Mrs. Henrietta Semmes
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      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller
      Charles County Land Records N #4.106

      At the request of Raphael Boarman the following Bond was Recorded this 11th day of June Anno Domini 1793
      Know all me by these presents that I Mary Ann Boarman of Charles County & State of Maryland am held & firmly bound unto Raphel Boarman of the County & State afsd in the full & Just sum of thirty thousand pounds currency to be paid to the said Raphel Boarman his Heirs Executors Administrators or Assigns to which payment will & truly to be made & done I bind myself my heirs Executors administrators & assigns firmly by
      these presents signed with my hand & sealed with my seal this ninth day of August Seventeen hundred & ninety two The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas John Hoskins Boarman [with the consent of the above bound Mary Ann Boarman] has exchanged some Land with the above mentioned Raphel Boarman in which Land the above mentioned Mary Ann Boarman has a claim dureing her Single Life Now if the above bound Mary Ann Boarman her Heirs Assigns Executors do & shall for ever peaceably permit & allow this above mentioned Raphel Boarman his heirs
      Executors Administrators & Assigns for ever to make use of possess occupy & enjoy the above Lands [without any rent or satisfaction for the same] with al the Improvements & Ca thereon these conditions being compiled with the above obligation to be void else to remain in
      full power Force & virtue in Law. Signed with my hand & Sealed with my seal the day & year above written NB If ever requested the above Bond is to be renewed under the penalty mentioned in said Bond Before Signing & delivery
      Tests Cleon Clements Ann Bradford Mary Ann Boarman

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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AH-9, 1785-1788; Page 136. Richard Bent Boarman's Will,
      Maryland. Nov 18, 1776.
      I, Richard Bennet Boarman in CC, am weak of body but perfect of memory.
      To my mother Mary Ann Boarman - the use of all my lands, during her natural life, it being part of 3 tracts, viz, Boarmans Rest, Calverts hope, and Boarmans lowgrounds. And in case my sister, Mary Ann Boarman, is not married, at my mother's death, I want her to have the use of the afd /ands during her single state.
      To my brother Raphael Boarman - part of a tract of land called Boarmans Rest, beginning at a poplar standing in or near the Gutter at the head of Hardcastle Run & running with the 1st Run until it comes to Boarmans Intontoric.
      To my brother John Hoskin Boarman - part of 3 tracts of land, viz, Calverts Hope, Boarmans Rest, & Boarmans Inlargement, to have possession of at my mother's death & sister's single state above mentioned, I also give John a tract of land called Boarmans low Grounds, provided he will make over & convey to my brother Raphael Boarman, part of a tract of land, now in his possession, called Colverts Hope, to begin at the above mentioned poplar standing in the Gutter at the head of Iancoeks Branch & thence from the sd poplar north to Smoots branch and from thence down the Run to an elm standing near the sd Run, to be conveyed at the time of his getting possession of my lands, and on noncompliance, my brother Raphael Boarman to have a fee simple claim to sd Boarmans low grounds,
      To my mother Mary Ann Boarman - the, use of all my Negroes, during her natural life, and after her death, to my sister Mary Ann Boarman, 4 Negroes, Leacue, Betty, old Rennet, & Anthony_
      To my niece Elinor Bradford - 1 Mulatto girl named Nenney, & her increase.
      To my niece Elinor Neale - 1 Negro girl named Mock.
      To my brother John Hoskin Boarman - 2 seal and my writing desk.
      I want my executors to pay 14 £currency to Redgate & Barnes for Thomas Bucket and interest on the same. I want 2 years' schooling may be given to my Godson, Joseph Boarman. The rest of estate I give to my mother.
      Executrix: my mother_
      Signed - Richard Bennet Boarman. Wit - G Boarman, Heneritta Thompson, Raphael &Darman (Rephael Boarman Sr).
      Probated on Nov 3, 1785 by the executrix and by the oaths of witnesses Gerrard Boarman & Hennrietta Semmes, formerly Thompson.
      I certify that Raphael Boarman, brother & heir at law to the decd, was present when the above probate was taken, & did not object to the taking of the same. Signed - John
      Muschett, Regr of Wills.
      Letters Testamentary were granted to Mary Ann Boarman, the executrix; her securities were Rephael Boarman & John H. Boarman.
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801,{Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 87.
      Mary Ann Boarman (Sr.), January 4, 1792; May 7, 1792
      I, Mary Ann Boarman of CC being sick and weak of body but of sound and perfect mind and memory;
      To my son John Hoskins Boarman, half part moiety of a tract of land called Boarmans Enlargement which was not conveyed by me to my son Richard Bennet Boarman. Also negros Sarah, Bob, Henry, Peggy, Letty, Stephen and Clair
      To daughter Mary Ann Boarman, negros; Cate, Nace, Priss, Luke, Tom, Nell, Hannah, Esther, Little Nace, Abriham, Mynter, Phillis, Letty, Charles, Gerrard. Also a mare and her colt, all my kitchen furniture, the china and earthenware in the buffet, half a dozen silver table spoons, half a dozen silver tea spoons, a pari of silver sugar tongs, my riding chair, two of my best beds, two of my best blankets, two pair of my best sheets, and my two best quilts.
      To daughter Eleanor Bradford, negros; Jenny and Lucy. Also two cows and two calves, three ewes and three lambs, two draft horse to be paid and delivered after my decease.
      To daughter Elizabeth Neale, negros Dick and Clem
      To granddaughter Polly Bradford a negro girl called Tereza.
      To granddaughter Nancy Bradford a negro girl called Polly.
      To granddaughter Eleanor Boarman daughter of John Hoskins Boarman the young negro girl of Clair which is not yet baptisted.
      To granddaughter Nancy Boarman daughter of son Ralph Boarman negro girl Nancy.
      To granddaughter Polly Neale, negro girl Lydia
      To granddaughter Elizabeth Neale, negro boy Sam
      To grand children of son John Hoskins Boarman, half a dozen silver table spoons, also the residue of my estate after debts.
      To my children, Raphael Boarman, Eleanor Bradford, Elizabeth Neale, John Hoskins Boarman and Mary Ann Boarman equal parts.
      Executor: sons Raphael Boarman and John Hoskins Boarman
      Signed January 4, 1792 Mary Ann Boarman
      Wit - Elizabeth Marshall, Mary Marshall, Benjamin Wakefield
      Probated on May 7, 1792 by Mary Ann Boarman Jr. and witnesses Elizabeth Marshall, Mary Marshall, Benjamin Wakefield who made oath that they saw the testator sign and seal this will.
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      Charles County, Maryland, Inventories,1791-1797; Page 99.
      Mary Ann Boarman, decd - Inventory.
      Appraised by us, the subscribers. Given under our hands and seals this May 15, 1792.
      Negro women: Clear (35 yrs old), Cate (18), Priss (38),
      Jenny (.58), Phi.11es (20). Negro girls: Lusy (15) Minta
      (12), Nancy (13), Liddy (11). Terry (7), Polly ~5). Nell (6), Easter (1) , Hannah (2). Negro child Letty (6 months). Negro men: Nace Cope (38), Nace (50), Abraham (22), Charles (62), Dick (50), Clem (37). Negro boys: Gerard (15), Luke (12) , Tom (4), Sam ( 2) . Negro child Jem ( 4 months).
      Total amount: 1026.17.0,
      Signed - Ben Marshall, Ben Douglass.
      Creditors: Rich'd Edelin, Matthew Blair.
      CC, Jul 16, 1792, Then came Mary Ann Boarman Jr, administrator, with will annexed, of Mary Ann Boarman Sr, late of CC, decd, & made oath.
      Certified by John Muschett, Registrar of wills.
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1803-1808;
      Folio 592 HENRY HARDEY 09/10/1804 01/30/1804
      "being of Perfect Memory ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Isidore Hardey
      -to have a lot of ground in the village of Piscataway at the corner of Dr. John Frazier Bowie's garden
      2. Mary Dorothy Bowling --daughter
      -to have all the lands which testator purchased from Richard Nelson called "Chiney" and "Chiney's Addition" --this land Richard Nelson formerly received possession of from William Mason in exchange for 2 tracts of land called "Discovery" and "Nelson's Marsh Pasture" —articles of the exchange were executed 10/01/1781 but no deeds of conveyance ever passed—when testator purchased the land from Nelson in order for testator to procure a deed, did execute with the said Mason a deed ro testator for the 2. tracts of land the tracts lying in Charles County
      3. Dorothy Reynolds --granddaughter
      -to have 1 lot of ground in the village of Piscataway now in rho occupation of the widow of Thornas Scott--and the rents from the land for her use and should she die W/out
      issue and before coming of age, rho land is to be sold by executor and the money divided among all of testator's children
      4. Mary Ann Hardey --wife
      -to have for her natural life at widowhood and no loner the Land and plantation which testator purchased from the executors of Alexander Hamilton being part of a tract of land called "Indian Fields" and part of a tract of land caned "Gardiner's Meadows" and testator instructs executor that aver his death with all great speed to repair the dwelling house so that "it may be Decently and comfortablly Habitable- and not to charge the expenses to the residuary part of the estate
      -to have Negroes: `'Mace" "Cape" "Little Nace" "Charles" "Anthony" "Nancy" "Kate' Betty" "Henny" "Harry" "Sal" "Clair" and "Poll" and old Negro woman "Sue" -to have 1 horse called -Fox" new riding chair, and chair horses, small roan horse, horse called "Spry" a mare called "Poll" 2 yoke of oxen, 12 head of cattle, 12 sheep and all stock of hogs and also to have her choice of articles out of the household furniture. 41 beds and furn., I clock, 6 silver table spoons, 6 silver tea spoons, I pair of silver sugar tongs--all marked MB, 1 large oval walnut table, I small maple oval table, square walnut table. 1 walnut tea table with a drawer, 6 green Windsor chairs. 6 flag bottomed chairs. 1 walnut presser cupboard, I iron salt pan. 2 iron kettles, I large iron pot, 1 small iron pot, 2 Dutch ovens, I bell metal skillet. I pair of stilLyards, I pair of flat irons, 2 brass candlesticks, I looking glass_ I dozen blue-edged plates, 3 dozen cream colored plates, 8 small blue-edged plates, I L pewter plates_ I large oval pewter dish, 1/2 dozen china tea cups and saucers. 1 china bowl. I large Queen's china bowl with blue flowers, 1 large white bowl, 2. small white bowls, 6 wine glasses, 3 tumblers, 1 diaper table cloth, 3 cotton table cloths, 2 tea pots, I pair of cast and irons, I sliding pot rack, 2 pair of pot hooks, 1 iron tea kettle. I ox cart--the wheels shod with iron all the poultry that may be on the plantation and also the stun of 20 pounds current money, as much bacon. beef, and Indian corn as may be determined. as sufficient for the support of widow and Negroes and stock for 1 years, 1/2 of the straw and corn fodder that may be on the plantation at the time of testator's decease -to have for her natural life Negro carpenter 'Will" and his wife "Jenny'
      5. John Francis Hardey --son (eldest son)
      -after widow's death or remarriage to have the land left to her
      -to divide all of testator's wearing apparel with Isidore
      -named executor along with Isidore and instructed that the remainder of the estate both real and persona] be sold and the money from the sale to be divided equally among all of testator's grandchildren (unnamed) share and share alike
      6. Francis Middleton
      Thomas Middleton {children of testator's third wife Catherine Hardey
      -to have Negroes "Ben" "Peter" "Baptist" 'Terry" "Bess" "Bet" "Stephen" and "Sam" and "Will"
      -to have 6 breeding cows, 1 blaze faced mare called "Bonny'- 1 mare called
      "Poll Flanders' 8 sheep, 2 feather beds and furn., I oval maple tablet Large Looking glass and 3 sliver table spoons marked ICM
      7. Charity Hardman --housekeeper
      -to have the sum of 37 pounds 10 shillings to be paid 6 months alter testator's death
      8. Elizabeth Queen --daughter
      Ann Boon --daughter
      Teresa Catherine Redman --daughter
      Anne Stacey Davidson --daughter (formerly Ann Stacey Reynolds)
      -whereas testator did on the 12th of April 1794 by separate deeds for that purpose
      did convey sundry tracts or parcels of land lying Prince George's and Charles Counties to the above named and testator's son Isidore, reserving the use of the said lands to testator for his natural Life and whereas some doubts have arisen respecting the validity of the deeds or how far such conveyances will secure to the parries respectively the lands therein mentioned and by testator intended to be conveyed •-now testator bequeaths and confirms the said lands to the above named children
      9. Rev. John Fenwick
      -to have the sum of 18 pounds 15 shillings current money to be paid to satisfy a debt
      from testator to Fenwick
      -to have the sum of 37 pounds 10 shillings to be applied to such charitable uses and purposes as he sees most proper
      Witnesses: William Marshall
      Thomas Mundell
      John F. Bowling
      Then came: John F. Bowling
      Note: the tesiaior signed the will in his own hand
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page t06. Bond, I, Mary Ann Boarman of CC, bind myself to Raphel Boarman of CC, in the just sum of 30,000 £, this Aug 9, 1792. John Hoskins Boarman (with the consent of sd Mary Ann Boarman) has exchanged some land with the above mentioned Raphel Boarman in which land sd Mary Ann has a claim during her single life. If sd Mary Ann Boarman shall allow sd Raphel Boarman to possess to possess and enjoy the above lands (without any rent or satisfaction for the same), this bond to be void_ If ever requested, this bond is to be renewed under the penalty mentioned in sd bond. Signed - Mary Ann Boarman. Wit - Cleon Clements, Ann Bradford. Recorded Jun 11, 1793.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 106. Bond. I, John Hoskins Boarman of CC, bind myself to Raphel Boarman of CC, in the just sum of 500,000 £, this Jan 10, 1793. On Jun 10, 1774, there was a resurvey made on a tract of land called Boarmans Help, which resurvey, exclusive of Roarmans Help, is by mutual consent, agreed to be divided between sd John Hoskins Boarman & Raphael Boarman, & the division to be made by Cleon Clements & Edward Edelcn, bounded by the head of Hancocks Branch, the beginning of Boarmans Low Grounds, the 2nd line of Boarmans Enlargement amended. The lands ceded to Raphel Boarman by the above are one part of Boarmans Rest & also of ths above resurvey, made on Jun 10, 1774. Cleon Clements & Edward Edelen are to lay off [for] sd John Hoskins Boarman, his part of the land with a line drawn from Benedict Boarman's land across Zachiah Swamp, All the lands below sd line to be the property of John Hoskins Boarman, and the lands above the line, to be the property of Raphel Boarman. Raphael Boarman and John H Boarman are to receive an equal quantity of land, with John H Boarman's land being to the left of the division line. These conditions being complied with, this bond to be void. Signed Jan 10, 1793 - John H Boarman, Recorded Jun 11, 1793.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 107. Award, Plat, & Explanation. We, being appointed by Messrs Raphael Boarman and John H. Boarman, both of CC, to divide a tract of land called Boarmans Enlargement, exclusive of Boarmans Help, and to mark several division lines, The division lines involve Boarmans Rest, Boarmans Low grounds, Boarmans Enlargement, and Raphaels Supply. 1st, we adjudge the division to be bounded by the head of Henscocks Branch, a resurvey called Boarmans Meadows, Boarmans Addition, Zachia Swamp, the gutter of Hencock branch. The land to the loft of the division line we award to John H. Boarman, [and the land to the right goes to Raphael Boarman, Signed Mar a, 1783 - Cleon. Clements,
      Edward Edelin. wit - none.
      At the request of Messrs Raphael Boarman & John R Boarman of CC, I have surveyed and laid off the following tracts of land in CC, viz, Part Boarmans rest, Boarmans Low Grounds, Boarmans Help, Boarmans Enlargement, The Bite, Boarmans Intention, Raphaels Supply, part Boarmans Enlargement Amended, Boarmans Addition, & part Boarmans Meadows. Signed Mar 1, 1790 - Cleon Clements. [A plat map follows. Recorded Jun 11, 1793.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 109. Bond. [See also the bond on Page 106] I, Raphael Boarman of CC, bind myself to John H. Boarman of CC, in the just sum of 500,000 £, this Jan 10, 1793. On Jun 10, 1774, there was a resurvey made of Boarmans Help, exclusive of part of Boarmans Help, which resurvey is, by mutual consent, to be divided between Raphael Boarman and John H Boarman and the division to be made by Cleon Clements & Edward Edelen, bounded by the head of Hencocks branch, Boarmans Rest, . Boarmans Low grounds, a resurvey called Boarmans Meadows, part of Boarmans Help, Boarmans Enlargement Amended. Raphael Boarman and John H Boarman are to receive an equal quantity of land, with John H Boarman's land being to the left of the division line. These conditions being complied with, this bond to be void. Signed - Raphel Boarman. Wit - Cleon Clements, Edward Edelin. Recorded Jun 17, 1793.

  • Sources 
    1. [S184] Harry Wright Newman, semmes.

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