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

Orlando Griffith

Male 1688 - 1757  (68 years)


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  • Name Orlando Griffith 
    Born 17 Oct 1688  St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Apr 1757  St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I25047  Tree1
    Last Modified 16 May 2022 

    Father William Griffith,   b. 1660, Cardiganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1699, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah MacCubbin,   b. 1671, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1716, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1687  Middle Neck, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11740  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Greenberry Howard,   b. 1703, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1757, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 55 years) 
    Married 6 Jun 1717  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Griffith,   b. 13 May 1718, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1794, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     2. Henry Griffith,   b. 14 Feb 1720, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1794, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
     3. Greenberry Griffith,   b. 31 Dec 1727, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1809, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
     4. Joshua Griffith,   b. 25 Jan 1730, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1779, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  [natural]
     5. Benjamin Griffith,   b. 22 Nov 1732, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1779, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years)  [natural]
     6. Lucretia Griffith,   b. 5 Feb 1739, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Orlando Griffith,   b. 27 Apr 1741, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1774, Frederick County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)  [natural]
     8. Charles Greenberry Griffith,   b. 17 May 1744, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1780, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 37 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 16 May 2022 
    Family ID F16679  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      GRIFFITH, ORLANDO, Anne Arundel Co. 8 Apr, 1753; 26 Apr, 1757
      Wife: Katherine.
      Children: Lucrecia, Orlando, Charles, Greenberry, Henry, Joshua, Benjamin; Sarah Dorsey.
      Reference to Patapsco river.
      Tracts: "Marly Run," "Ward's Care Enlarged," "Howard's Luck," "Rich Neck," "Griffith's Adventure," "Polecat Forest."
      Ex: Henry Griffith.
      Wit: George Scott, Absolute Warfield, Nicholas Dorsey, Charles Worthington, Jr. 30. 301
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      Orlando Griffith 65.519 AA £271.9.5 May 20 1757 Feb 2 1758
      Appraisers: Joshua Hall, Thomas Sappington.
      Creditors: E. Dorsey, Joseph Griffith.
      Next of kin: Greenb. Griffith, Joseph Griffith.
      Executor: Henry Griffith.
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      John Howard 35.47 A AA £173.4.9 Aug 18 1753
      Payments to (children, their portions): Catherine (received Negro Simon, Negro Ned) wife of Orlando Griffith, Rachel wife of Charles Ridgely, Benjamin Howard (per his only representatives: John Howard (son of said Benjamin) & Catherine (daughter of said Benjamin) wife of Matthew Howard).
      Executor (surviving): Richard Warfield. Other executor was Alexander Warfield
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      John Nilson 65.340 FR £170.11.11 Jun 1756 Jan 1 1758
      Folios 340 341A, and 342A.
      Appraisers: William Luckett Orlando Griffith.
      Creditors: Robert Potter, Nini Beall (son of Nini Beall).
      Next of kin: Elisabeth Delashmut Lidius Nelson.
      Administrator/Executor: Aurthur Nelson.

      Orlando Griffith (1688-1757) m. Catherine Howard (m. 1717, AA CO) (in Prince George's County by 1735)
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      Stevens, William, Severn R. A. A. Co., 10th Jan., 1737 ; 16th Mar., 1737.
      To kinsman Augustine Gambrile, ex., and hrs., entire estate, real and personal including tracts of land "Friendship" and "What you please."
      Test: Orlando Griffith, Thomas Davis, Richard Warfield, Jr. 22. 88.
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      Anne Arundel County Circuit Court; Land Surveys and Condominium Plats

      this record is posted as 1639 but it looks like it should be 1739

      Wards Care, 60 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Griffith, Orlando 1639 Patent Record EI 6, Page 184 0 0 MSA S 1581-4978

      Howards Luck, 801 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Griffith, Orlando and Wife Catherine 1723 Patent Record IL A, Page 644 0 0 MSA S 1581-2497

      Howards Luck, 801 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Griffith, Orlando and Wife Catherine 1723 Patent Record PL 6, Page 10 0 0 MSA S 1581-2498

      Hoowards Luck, Orlando Griffith, 801 Acres 1725/10/19 Patented Certificate 758 8 0 MSA S 1189-800

      Wards Cove, Orlando Griffith, 60 Acres 1739/08/08 Patented Certificate1638 4 0 MSA S 1189-1716

      Wards Care Enlarged, 172 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Griffith, Orlando 1745 Patent Record TI 1, Page 536 0 0 MSA S 1581-4963

      Wards Care Enlarged, 172 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Griffith, Orlando 1745 Patent Record LG C, Page 544 0 0 MSA S 1581-4964

      Wards Cove Enlarged, Orlando Griffith, 172 Acres 1745/02/15 Patented Certificate1639 3 0 MSA S 1189-1717

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