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

William Buckner

Male 1690 - 1731  (41 years)


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  • Name William Buckner 
    Born 1690  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Aug 1731  Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 14 Oct 1732  Baltimore County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I24584  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2021 

    Father John Buckner,   b. Abt 1671, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 17 Jul 1727, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Ballard,   b. Abt 1674, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 18 Jul 1727, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1690  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16298  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Patience Colegate,   b. Abt 1708, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1739, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1724  St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F16308  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Contributed by: James Hughes
      Early Settlers of Alabama , Page 365
      Note:
      George Elliott, married, 1732, Patience Colgate (widow of William Buckner, d. 1731, of Gloucester county, Virginia, whom he married, 1724. He moved to Maryland in 1722, and left one daughter, who soon died.) The brothers and sisters of William Buckner, in 1733, sued George Elliott and Patience, his wife. They were: Thomas, Philip, Ann, Elizabeth and Mary Buckner and Charles Debois and Christian, his wife. (William Buckner, Mr. Tyler thinks, was the son of John, who was a son of John and Anne Buckner.) In 1727, John Buckner, of St. Mary's parish, Essex, gave to his son, William, 500 acres in Essex, "part of the tract given me by my mother, Anne Buckner."

      Page 366
      John Buckner, Sr., died 1695. Inventory in Essex Records.--Chancery Papers.
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      Mr. William Buckner 16.654 BA £866.2.7 Oct 14 1732 Dec 21 1732
      Appraisers: Philip Jones, Jr., Benjamin Bowens.
      Creditors: G. Walker, Thomas Sheredine.
      Next of kin: Philip Buckner.
      Administratrix: Mrs. Patience Buckner.
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      William Buckner 12.324 A BA E866.2.7 £154.19.2 Jul 10 1734
      Received from: John Talbutt, James Wood, Stephen Green, Thomas Stansbury, Thomas Todd, William Hammond due to deceased as guardian to Benjamin Colegate.
      Payments to: Daniel Dulany, Esq., Thomas Sheredine, Simon Pearson, Elinor Harbert, John Moale, David Robeson, Lloyd Harris paid to William Rogers, Dr. Josias Midlemore paid to Robert North, Capt. Peter Brook, Jacob Giles, Edward Fell, Richard Colegate, George Walker & Robert Alexander per George Walker, Capt. Robert North, Elisabeth Price, Roland Thornburry, John Retert (administrator of William Noble).
      Administratrix: Patience Elliott, wife of George Elliott (gentleman).
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      William Buckner (gentleman) 17.221 A BA £811.4.11 Sep 18 1739
      Payments to: John Colegate (son of Richard Colegate (dead)) for bond executed with Thomas Sheredine for John Talbott, Benjamin Colegate (son of Richard Colegate (dead), his portion his father's estate in hands of the deceased) paid to his guardian Benjamin Wheeler, Sr., John Gardner, Thomas Prest, Robert Robason, Rowland Thornbury, John Zapper, Thomas Weeks, William Noble, William Bond, Kitdemeth Downes, Buckler Patridge for Joseph Addams paid to Robert North for use of John Galloway, Richard Gist, John Moale, Mr. Dulany, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Thomas Colegate.
      Administratrix: Patience Elliot, wife of Georqe Elliot (gentleman).
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      Rebecca Mungomery 13.15 BA £50.7.2 Apr 25 1727 Mar 14 1727
      Appraisers: Phillip Jones, Jr., William Buckner.
      Creditors: Richard Gist, Edward Fell.
      Administrator/Executor: Mr. Thomas Sheredine.
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      Col. Thomas Hammond 9.439 A BA £190.0.11 Aug 16 1729
      Payments to: guardians (unnamed) of children (unnamed) of Col. Richard Colegate per Mr. William Buckner (guardian to Benjamin Colegate), Edward Henry Calvert.
      Administrator: Mr. William Hammond.
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      Col. Richard Colegate 8.180 A BA £609.10.4 Apr 12 1727
      Payments to: Benjamin Howard, Benjamin Colegate (his filial part) paid to his guardian William Buckner, Richard Colegate (his filial part) paid to his guardian Thomas Sheredine.
      Distribution to: widow (unnamed), 7 children (unnamed, 1 since dead).
      Administrator: Capt. Lance Todd surety for Rebecca Colegate.
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      Col. Richard Colegate 8.107 A BA £2488.16.9 Jan 10 1726
      Payments to: Charles Carroll, Esq.
      Legatees: Richard Colegate (son) paid to his guardians John Giles & John Giles,Jr.
      Mentions: Elinor Herbert, Capt. Merriman.
      Distribution to: Prudence (daughter, 1/8) paid to her husband John Talbott, Patience (daughter, 1/8) paid to her husband William Buckner, Richard (son) paid to his guardians John Giles & John Giles, Jr. & Thomas Sheredine, John (son) & Thomas (son) paid to their guardian Jonathon Hanson, Temperance (daughter) & Benjamin (son) paid to their guardian Elinor Harbert.
      Executrix: Rebecca Powell, wife of James Powell.
      Came Capt. Lance Todd.
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      Hammond. Thomas, Baltimore Co., 20th Dec., 1724; 2nd Feb., 1724.
      To son John, 10s.
      To son Thomas, 5s.
      To dau. Susannah Orick, 10s.
      To wife xxx, extx., 100 A. "Spring Point," 200 A. "Health," 200 A. "Deren's Increase" and "Hammond's Addition" during life; at her decease, To sons William and Lawrence and their hrs. equally.
      To 6 child., viz. William, Katherine, Lawrence, Henry, Haman and Charles, residue of personal estate equally.
      To grandson William Worthington, 20s.
      Test: Wm. Hamilton, Wm. Buckner, James Powell, John Talbott, Jr.
      Note: 28th Feb., 1724, Mary Hammond, extx. of above will, consents to same. 18,350.
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      Crooke, Janes, Baltimore Co., 5th Oct., 1727 ; 26th Dec., 1727.
      To dau. Cloe and hrs., "Bushey Neck" and "Hopewell."
      To son Charles and hrs., lot No. 79 Wappon St. (now Prince George St.), Annapolis; 1/2 of lot No. 26 on upper end Prince George St., Annapolis (other pt. sold to Joshua George) ; "Trvdant," at mouth of Back R.
      After decease of wife, son Charles to care of Charles Calvert, Esq., until age of 21;
      dau. Cloe to care of Thomas Jopson and his wife Susannah until age of 16.
      Test: Will Buckner, Luke Raven, Jr., Thomas Bedeson. 19, 321.
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      1724-1728 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 18; [Antient Press]; Page 270
      TO ALL TO WHOM this present writeing Indented shall come Know ye that ANN BUCKNER of County of Gloucester do by these presents, for naturall Love and affection which I have to my Son JOHN BUCKNER of County of Exsex, & other causes give unto him the said John Buckner in his actuall possession now being & to his heirs all those lands in County of Essex whereof his Father JOHN BUCKNER late of the County of Glocester dyed Seized Except five hundred acres given & bequeathed by his said Father to WILLIAM BUCKNER Brother to him the aforesaid first mentioned John Buckner To Hold the said land except as before excepted unto the said John Buckner In Witness whereof I the said Ann Buckner have set my hand & seal this 17th day of July 1727
      In presence of us WM LINTON, Ann Buckner
      THOS BUCKNER, ARCHD McPHERSON,
      MORD COOKE JUNR NICHOLAS HAWK INS
      At Court held for Essex County 18th day of July 1727
      Ann Buckner acknowledged her Deed of Gift which is admitted to record
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      1724-1728 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 18; [Antient Press]; Page 304
      TO ALL TO WHOM these presents shall come I JOHN BUCKNER of the Parish of St Marys in County of Essex for natural love & affection which I have to my Son WILLIAM BUCKNER & for divers other causes have granted unto my said Son William Buckner five hundred acres of land in said Parish of St. Marys in County of Essex aforesaid part of that tract of land given me by my Mother ANN BUCKNER & whereon I now dwell to him the said William Buckner this 21st day of November 1727
      In presence of CHARLES DEBNAM, John Buckner
      JOHN MEGGS, THOS BUCKNER
      At Court held for Essex County the 21st day of November 1727
      This Deed Poll of Land is admitted to Record.
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      Provincial Court Land Records, 1731-1737 Volume 698,
      Page 151
      http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/00000 1/000698/html/am698--151.html

      x.d This Indenture Made this thirtieth Day of Nov.r In the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & thirty Two Between John Buckner of the County of Caroline in Virginia of the one part & Thomas Buckner of the same County & Collony of the other Part Witnesseth that the s.d John Buckner for & in Consideration of the sum of five shillings Current money To him in hand paid before the sealing & Delivery hereof the Receipt whereof he the said John Buckner Doth hereby acknowledge & thereof Doth Acquit & Discharge him the s.d Thomas Buckner his Ex.rs & Adm.rs by these Presents hath Granted Bargained & Sold & by these Presents Doth Grant bargain & sell unto The s.d Thomas Buckner his Ex.rs & Assignes all those Tracts or Parcels of Land lying in Baltemore County in the Province of Maryland or elsewhere within the s.d Province whereof W.m Buckner brother to the s.d John Buckner Dyed possesed either in factor in Law & the reversion & Reversions Remainder and Remainders of all & every the s.d Tracts or Parcells of Land & every part thereof To have & to hold the s.d several Tracts or Parcells of Land & Premisses Intended to be hereby Granted Bargained & Sold with their & every of their Appurtenances unto the s.d Thomas Buckner his Ex.rs Adm.rs & Assignes from the Day of the Date hereof for & Dureing the full End and Term of one whole year from thence next ensuing and fully to be Compleat & Ended to the End that by Virtue of these Presents & of the statute for transferring Uses Into Possession the s.d Thomas Buckner may be in the actual Possession of the Premisses & be enabled to accept of a Grant and Release of the same to him the s.d Thomas Buckner his heirs & assignes for ever In Witness whereof the Parties to these Psence have interchangably sett heir hands & seals the Day & Year first above Written

      Signed Sealed & Delivered John Buckner
      Seale

      His {Mark] On the Back of the foregoing Instrum.t is thus indorst viz.t

      In Psence of us
      Thomas Cattett
      Arch.d Mcpherson
      Rich.d Buckner Jun.r
      Francis C Fletcher

      Be it Remembred that on the 16.th Day of May Anno Dom 1733 Came before his Lordships Justices of the Provincial Court of the Province of Maryland in Court Judicially sitting a certain William Ghiselin who (by Virtue of a Power of Attorny from the within Named John Buckner to him the s.d W.m Ghiselin for that End Directed) Acknowledged the within Deed & the Lands Pses therein mentioned to be the right & estate of the within Named Thomas Buckner his heirs & assignes for & Dureing the Term within mentioned according to the true intent and Meaning of the s.d Deed & the Act of Assembly in such Cases made & Provided Taken & acknowledged the Day & Year af.d in Court Judicially setting
      Recorded May the 17.th 1733
      Test W.m
      Ghiselin Cl Cor Pvin
      5 sides

      Cash p.d
      x.d This Indenture Made this First Day of December in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & thirty two between John Buckner of the County of Caroline in Virginia of the one part & Thomas Buckner of the same County & Collony of the other Part Witnesseth that the s.d John Buckner for & in Consideration of the sum of one hundred & fifty pounds Sterling money of Great Brittain To him in hand paid by the s.d Thomas Buckner before the Ensealing & Delivery of these psents the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge & thereof & of every part Thereof Doth Acquit and discharge him the s.d Thomas Buckner his heir Ex.rs & Adm.rs & every of them by these Presents hath Granted Bargained & Sold Alien'd Released Conveyed & Confirmed & by these Psents Doth fully and Absolutly Grant Bargain and Sell Alien release Convey and Confirm unto the said Thomas Buckner in his Actuall possession now being of the severall Tracts or Parcells of Land lying in Baltemore County in the Province of Maryland or elsewhere within the s.d Province whereof William Buckner brother To the s.d John Buckner dyed Possessed either in Factor in Law with Date the Day before the Day of the Date of these Presents & of the Statute for Transferring Uses into Possession & to his Heirs & assignes for ever & all Ways Woods Waters Profits Commodities Emoluments Hereditaments & Appurtenances Whatsoever to the s.d hereby Granted Released & Conveyed Tracts or Parcells of Land & Premisses belonging or in any ways appertaining & the Reversion & reversions Remainder & Remainder & Remainders Rents & Services thereof & of every part & Parcell thereof & all the Estate Right Title and Interest Property Claim & Demand whatsoever of him The said John Buckner his Heirs or Assigns of in and to the same and all Deed writings and Patents whatsoever Touching or Concerning the said Premisses or any part thereof To have & to hold the s.d Several Tracts or Parcells of Land & Premisses Deeds writings & Patents hereby Granted Released & Conveyed or ment mentioned or Intended to be herby Granted Released & Conveyed & Every part & Parcell thereof with the Appurtenances & the rents Reversions Remainders & Services thereof unto the s.d Thomas Buckner his heirs & assignes for ever to the sole & Proper use & behoof of the s.d Thomas Buckner his heirs & assignes for ever And the s.d John Buckner for himself his heirs & assignes the s.d several Tracts or Parcells of Land & Premisses herby Granted Released & Conveyed & every part & Parcell thereof ithin the appurtenances unto the s.d Tho.s Buckner his heirs & assignes forever against him the s.d John Buckner his heirs & assignes & all & every other Person or Persons whatsoever Claiming or to Claim any Right or Title into or out of the Premisses by from or under him the s.d John Buckner shall & will Warrant & for ever Defend by these Presents & the s.d John Buckner for himself his heir Ex.rs & adm.rs Doth Covenant Promise & Grant to & with the s.d Thomas Buckner his heirs & assignes that he the s.d John Buckner his heirs & assignes & all & every other Person or Persons Whatsoever having or Claiming or which at any time or Times hereafter shall or may lawfully have or Claim any Estate Right Title or Interest into or out of the Premisses or any part thereof by from or under the s.d John Buckner his heirs or assignes shall & will from Time to time & at all Times hereafter at or upon the reasonable request & at the Proper Cost and Charges in the Law of the s.d Thomas Buckner his heirs or assignes make Do Perform acknowledge Levey Execute & suffer or cause & Procure To be made Done or Performed acknowledged Levy'd Executed and Suffered all & every such further & other Lawfull & reasonable Act & Acts thing & things Device & Devices Conveyance & Assureance in the Law whatsoever for the further better & more Perfect assureing suremaking & Conveying of all & singular the before Hereby Granted Released & Conveyed Psses with thir & Every of Their appurtenances unto the s.d Tho.s Buckner his heirs & assignes as by him the s.d Thomas Buckner his heirs or assignes shall be Reasonably required In Witness whereof the parties to them Psents have interchangably set their hands & seals the Day & Year firs above Written Signed Sealed & Delivered In Psence of us
      John Buckner Seale
      his [mark} On the back of the foregoing Deed is Thus Indorst viz.t

      Thomas Cattett
      Arch.d Mcpherson
      Rich.d Buckner Jun.r
      Francis E Fletcher

      Be it Remembered that on the 16.th Day of May Anno Domini 1733 Came before his Lordships Justices of the Provincial Court of the Province of Maryland in Court Judicially Sitting a Certain W.m Ghiselin who by Virtue of a Power of Att.ry from the within Named John Buckner to him the s.d William Ghiselin for that end Directed acknowledged the within Deed & the Lands & Premisses therein mentioned to be the right & estate of the within ^Named^ Thomas Buckner his heirs & assignes for ever according to the true Intent & meaning of the said Deed and The Act of Assembly of this Province on such Cases made & Provided Taken & acknowledged the Day & Year afores.d In Court Judicially Setting
      Record.d May y.e 18.th 1733
      Test W.m Ghiselin Cl Cur Poin 9 s.ds

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      Maryland Archives on Line
      ENTRIES OF BALTIMORETOWN

      On Monday the 12th of January 1729 '30 then the fol-
      lowing Commissioners for Baltemore Town mett on the
      Tract of land called Cole's Harbour, on which the said
      Town was designed, viz. William Buckner, William Ham-
      mond, Richard Gist, Geo. Buchanan, Geo. Walker, and there
      ordered the Surveyor of Baltemore County to runn out the
      Town aforesaid, beginning at a locust post to be sett up on
      a point of the said land, and running from the locust post
      east 5 1/2 perches, north 21°, east 10 perches, north east 19
      perches, north 69°, east 12 perches, north 72° 30', east 22
      perches, south 55°, east 14 perches, south 75°, east 18
      perches, south 53° 30', east 6 perches, north 86 perches
      west 14 perches, south 6 perches, west 14 perches, south 4
      perches, west 18 perches, noith 69°, west 22, north 20°,
      west 26 perches, south 40°, west 46 p. south 50°, west 32 p.
      south 30°, west 23 p. south 41°, 30', east 17 p. then to the
      beginning, locust post, containing sixty acres of land to be
      divided into sixty lotts with convenient streets and lanes.
      On tbe same day, said Commissioners appointed George
      Walker, being one of their number, for their Clerk, who
      the following day was qualified befor Mr. Richard Gist, by
      taking ane oath to make true and impartial entries of the
      proceedings of tbe Commissioners for BaRemore Town, as
      also the taking up the lotts thereof.

      On Thursday the 15th of January 1729 '30 the three
      following lotts were taken up by the underwritten gentle-
      men, but they forfeited their right thereto by not building
      thereupon as required by Act of Assembly. Thomas Sher-
      edine, No, 44, William Buckner, No, 53, James Powell,
      No. 26.

      July 16th 1731, George Walker took up the lott No. 53,
      which had been taken up by Mr William Buckner, on the
      15th of January 1729 '30, but was not built upon by the id
      Buckner.

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