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

John Attaway

Male 1678 - 1732  (54 years)


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  • Name John Attaway 
    Born 1678  St. Georges Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Nov 1732  St. Georges Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 63 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2506  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Thomas Attaway,   b. Bef 1655,   d. 23 Dec 1707, St. Georges Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 52 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Attaway,   b. Bef 1659,   d. 9 Mar 1710, St. Georges Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F1798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Susannah Blackistone,   b. Abt 1682, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1718, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married Sep 1705  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Ancestor Tables Vol 24, No 2, Spring 1983

      490. John Attaway b. 1678; d 1732; m 1703,
      491. Susanna Gardiner
    Children 
     1. Susannah Attaway,   b. Abt 1705, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1777, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)  [natural]
     2. Sarah Attaway,   b. Abt 1707, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Judith Attaway,   b. Abt 1709, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1737, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years)  [natural]
     4. Mary Attaway,   b. Abt 1711  [natural]
     5. Elizabeth Attaway,   b. Abt 1715, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 27 Jan 1760, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F1839  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susannah Swann,   b. 1691, Chaptico, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1732, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 40 years) 
    Married Bef 28 Apr 1719  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F1889  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Attaway, John, St. Mary's County, 23rd Oct., 1732; 8th Nov., 1732;
      To daus. Susanna Clark, Judith, Mary and Sarah Attaway personalty.
      To dau. Elizabeth Bond and hrs., dwelling plantation Molely, Attaway's Purchase, sd. dau. dying without issue to pass to Judith Attaway and hrs.; and personalty.
      Residue of personalty to be divided among 4 daus. Elizabeth Bond, Judith, Mary and Sarah Attaway. Son-in-law John Bond, ex., and guardian of 3 youngest daus. until of age.
      Test: Samuel Tenneson, Thomas Bond, James Dickson, 20. 623.
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      Capt. John Attaway 17.172 SM £327.14,6 Apr 18 1733 Jul 3 1733
      Appraisers: Henry Wharton, Peter Forbes.
      Creditors: Thomas McWilliams, Richard Raper.
      Next of kin: George Clarke, James Swann.
      Administrator/Executor: John Bond
      ===
      John Attaway 12,465 A SM £327.14.6 £49.0.10 Aug 19 1734
      Sureties: George Clark, Richard Cooper.
      Received from: John Merrett, John Hoskins, Sam. Suinue, Thomas Reader, Thomas Allston, George Wheters, Jos. Guibert, Thomas Gardiner, George Boyd.
      Payments to: Capt. John Hicks, John Hopkins, Mary Barron, Thomas Scott, Mich. Wakeling, Winifred Gloner, Joseph Shanks, John Forbes, John Dunbar, John Stewart, Anne Brinn, Adam Hend, John Estep, Thomas Spalding, Samuel Abell, Philip Key, Richard Raper, Anne Comel, William Eanans, John Williams, Jane Curtin, John Boult, Thomas McWilliams, Catherine Boyd, John Ford, Elisabeth Cole, Margarett Biggs, John Parnham, Capt, John Hicks,
      Executor: John Bond.
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      Samuel Austin 16.135 A AA £65.15.0 £102.0.10 Aug 31 1698
      A second inventory was cited in the amount of £15.0.0.
      Payments to: Robert Smith, Esq., Dr. Moore, Humphry Jarvis per his note and Thomas Baker, Capt. James Braine, Otho Holland, William Biddott, David Mackelfish, Nicholas Roades, Richard Jones, Gabriel' Parrett, Thomas Bale per Richard Jones, Michael' Temple per Jacob Harness, John Attaway, John Port per Mr. John Merriton, John Merriton, Jeremiah Deable.
      Administratrix: Alice Collier.
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      ATTOWAY
      John, m. by 1719, Susanna Swann, sister of James (SMWB HH: 402).
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      Thomas Hatton 25.52 A SM £63.5.11 #9518 Sep 29 1705
      Payments to: John Shanks, William Asquith, George Muschamp, Esq., Lawrence Galle, John Blinckhorne.
      Executrix: Susannah Attaway, wife of John Attaway.
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      Elisabeth Guibert 388.30 I SM £902.11.6 Oct 2 1716 Dec 22 1716
      Appraisers: John Gardner, Roswell Neale.
      Mentions: Mr. Howard.
      Next of kin: Mr. John Attaway, Mathew Mason.
      Mentions: children (unnamed).
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      Will of (1st) , JOHN BULLOCK To eld. son JOHN, ex. and hrs., dwelling plantation and plantation bought of LYONELL OAKLYE. To son WILLIAM and hrs., "Hopewell" in the forrest in St. Mary's County, and dwelling plantation in event of death of son JOHN without issue, he to be under guardianship of dau. ELIZA. ALLVOY. In event of death of son WILLIAM without issue, his estate to pass to dau. MARGARET BULLOCKE, and both dying without issue, to dau. MARY ADKEY. Son-in-law JNO ADKEE to live on plantation during term of 3 yrs. To daus. ELIZABETH ALVOY and MARY ADKEY, personalty.
      Test: Richard Chapell, Benja. Reder, Richard Reder. 3.502
      ===
      Hill, Clement, Sr, St Mary's Co, 17th Nov, 1702; 26th Apr, 1708.
      To: nephew Clement Hill and hrs, 1000 A, "Hill's Camp" on Gunpowder R, Balto. Co, also 1/2 1400 A, "Friend's Hope" in Prince George's Co. on s. side Eastern branch of Potomac R, taken up in 1675 by self and Richard Gardiner, late of St Mary's Co.
      godson Thos. Cooper, personalty,
      and to each niece and nephew 1 shilling.
      Luke, Jr, and John Gardiner, sons of Richard Gardiner, afsd, exs. and residue of estate, real and personal, including balance of "Friend's Hope."
      Test: John Marrott, John Bullock, Jno. Attaway. 12.252.

      Mary Died after the birth of her daughter Susanna Attaway. John Attaway married secondly Susanna Blackistone (Hatton), the daughter of Nehemiah Blackistone and
      Elizabeth Gerard, and the widow of Thomas Hatton.
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      Mary Taylor 31.39 A SM £27.14.0 £4.18.7 Mar 27 1710
      Received from: William Laurrance, John Attway, Bartholomew Ryon.
      Payments to: William Coode, William Anderson, William Fielder.
      Administrator: James Taylor.

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      Thomas Attway 29,301 A SM £34,6,0 £10,16,8 May 2 1709
      Payments to: Mr, Gardner, John Merritt, Mary Adkey, Mr. William Coode, William Hardy, Benjamin Reader, Robert Marshall, John Attway,
      Administratrix: Elisabeth Attway,
      ===
      Thomas Attaway 37A.187 I SM £109.19.0 Jun 12 1716 Nov 30 1716
      Appraisers: William Gibron, Thomas Boult.
      Next of kin: John Attaway, Elisabeth Reeder.
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      Col. Nehemiah Blakistone 20.192 A #5990 Apr 30 1701
      Payments to: Thomas Lawrence, Esq., Thomas Hatton, Col. Henry Jowles. William Stone, William Aisquith, William Taylard, Capt. Gerrard Sly.
      Administratrix: Madam Elisabeth Blakistone (also Madam Elisabeth Rymer).
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      John Birck 31.349 I £50.0.0 Jul 26 1710
      Appraisers: John Attaway, William Roach.
      Creditors: Kenelm Cheseldyne, George Craftes.
      Next of kin: Mary Birde, Elisabeth Phillips.
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      Benjamin Burch 7.52 SM £14.9.6 Jun 30 1721 Mar 8 1721
      (also Benjamin Birch)
      Appraisers: John Attaway, Samuell Tennison.
      Creditors: T. T. Greenfield.
      Next of kin: Richard Breawer.
      Administratrix: Sarah Birch.
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      Joshua Gwibert, Sr. 35B.85 I SM £445.19.1 May 19 1713 Jul 24 1713
      Appraisers: John Attaway, Oswald Neall.
      Creditors: John Baptist Carbery, Richard Miller. Next of kin: Thomas Guibert, Jos. Guibert.
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      Elisabeth Guibert 388.30 I SM 2902.11.6 Oct 2 1716 Dec 22 1716
      Appraisers: John Gardner, Roswell Neale.
      Mentions: Mr. Howard.
      Next of kin: Mr. John Attaway, Mathew Mason.
      Mentions: children (unnamed).
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      William Steward 3513.108 A SM £7.12.6 £10.8.10 Jul 29 1713
      Received from: Thomas Cooper.
      Payments to: Mr. Henry Lowe, Henry Nowell, Thomas Blackman, John Katch, William Arthur, Robert Ford, John Attaway.
      Administratrix: relict (unnamed), now wife of John Jones.
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      Patrick Dun 35A.328 I SM £6.4.6 Mar 3 1713
      Appraisers: William Gibson, Michael Kinckin.
      Creditors: John Attoway.
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      Attoway, Thos., carpenter, St. Mary's County, 17th Feb., 1715; 6th June, 1716.
      To Wm. Hardy, personalty.
      To wife Ann, extx., residue of estate.
      Bro. John Attaway to be acquitted of indebtedness to tesfator of 1,300 lbs. tobacco.
      Test: Jno. Bullock, Joseph Hopkins and Benj. Reeder 14. 226.
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      Michaell Curtis 37A.156 I SM £558.16.0 Aug 19 1716
      Appraisers: John Attaway, Peter Mills.
      Creditors: "did not come".
      Next of kin: none
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      Owen Bradly 383.176 I SM £45.12.5 Jan 27 1716
      Appraisers: John Attaway, John Bullock.
      Creditors: John Gardiner, Kenelm Cheseldine.
      Next of kin: Charles Brady (son), Owen Brady (son)
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      Thomas Racey 378.6 I SM £112.0.0 Apr 5 1717
      Appraisers: John Gardiner, John Attaway.
      Creditors: Robert Ford.
      Next of kin: Wettison Racey.
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      Mr. John Gardiner 39C.170 I £486.11.9118 [1717]
      Appraisers: John Attaway, John Guibard.
      Creditors: John Atkinson.
      Next of kin; Luke Gardiner (only brother).
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      Mr. John Mouett 373.127 I SM £204.0.7 Jun 22 1717
      Appraisers: Daniel Henly, John Attaway.
      Creditors: John Atkinson, Thomas Kindelane.
      Next of kin: John Gibson, Ales Gibson.
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      Kenelyne Chesyldine 1.339 SM £935.19.3 Aug 8 1718 May 19 1718
      Appraisers: John Attoway, Justinian Jordan. Creditors: G. Forbes.
      Next of kin: Gerard Slye, William Cooke.
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      John Shank 1.47 A SM £17.16.5 £22.10.4 May 25 1718
      Payments to: John Attkinson, Nathaniell Howard, Capt. Jenifer.
      Administrator: John Attaway.
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      Elixander Heathman 2.290 A SM £130.10.6 £63.11.1 Aug 5 1719
      Received from: John Blackston, Elinor Knot, Mr. John Attaway, John Meakin, Mr. George Furbish, Peter Peeke, Thomas Belt, Francis Swaile, Mr. Clement Gardiner, Anthony Brown, Richard Brown, Mr. Robert Ford, Sr., Mr. Luke Wheller, Mr. Oswell Dash.
      Payments to: Capt. John Jarmon, James Thompson of St. Clement Hundred, Thomas
      (no surname given), James French, Thomas Cooper, John Beacker.
      Executor: Mr. Francis Heatman.
      ===
      William Feilder 2.439 A SM 217.8.3 226.6.0 Jan 19 1719
      Payments to: Col. Aisquith, Capt. Elisabeth Aisquith (executrix Executrix: Mrs. Barbara Feilder Jenifer, Mr. Llewillin, Mr. John Attaway, Mrs. of Col. William Aisquith), John Baker. (alias Barbara Johnson).
      ===
      Thomas Kendeloe 2.191 {SM} £63.13.6 Jun 25 1719 Aug 5 1719
      Appraisers: John Attaway, John Bullock.
      Creditors: Thomas Hunt, Mary Cammell.
      Mentions: John Jane.
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      John Gardiner 3.186 A SM £108.13.2 Oct 22 1720
      Received from: John Hay & Charles Smith, William Rock, Timothy Paden, John Culverhouse, Thomas Kerby, William Goldsbury, James Anderson, Nicholas Richardson, executor of Mandurs Churmes.
      Payments to: Kenelm Cheseldyne, John Atkinson, Alice Scarson, Henry Low, Esq., John Attoway paid by John Atkinson, John Johnson, Charles Carroll, John Jarman, Capt. Thomas Truman Greenfield, Capt. Jenifer, William Bladen, Esq., Henry Wharton, Robert Eliot, John Sanders, John Hays, Henry Peregrine Jowles, Thomas Jameson, Ralph Baggley, Joshua Doyne, Michael Jenifer, Elisabeth Burrell, Elisabeth Thomas, Clement Gardiner, Thomas Gardiner.
      Executrix: Mary Slye, wife of Mr. Gerard Slye.
      ===
      Frances Merritt 7.24 SM £154.9.3 Feb 14 1721
      Appraisers: John Attaway, Thomas Boult.
      Creditors: Thomas McWilliams.
      Next of kin: Frances Beach, Francis Horn.
      Executor: John Price.
      ===
      Attaway, Samuel, 23rd Nov., 1716; 6th Mch, 1722/3.
      To bro. John, ex., entire estate.
      Test: John Donaldson, Thos. Shanks, Wm. Shanks. 18, 104.
      ===
      John Mollohoan 12.6 SM £45.11.6 Mar 14 1726 Jun 6 1727
      Appraisers: Ralph Bagley, Thomas Bond.
      Creditors: Thomas Clover, John Attoway.
      Next of kin: Edmond Boling, William Mollohoan, Owin Brady, Ellind Mollohoan. Administratrix: Anne Woods.
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      Francis Sweales 14.8 SM 226.18.8 Feb 5 1728 Apr 7 1729
      Appraisers: Thomas Goslin, Thomas Hall. Creditors: Hans Beech, William Bullock. Next of kin: John Attway, William Bullock. Administrator: Thomas Fish.

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      1707 Attaway, James Hunting Creek 200 Rent Rolls St. Mary's
      1713 Attaway, John Rich Neck 500 Rent Rolls Resurrection
      1713 Attaway, John Rich Neck 500 Patent Record RY 1, Page 512 Resurrection
      1714 Attaway, John Rich Neck 500 Patent Record FF 7, Page 224 Resurrection
      1732 Attaway, John, Molely - Will, Attaway, John,St. Mary's Co.,23rd Oct., 1732; 8th Nov., 1732
      1732 Attaway, John, Attaway's Purchase - Will, Attaway, John,St. Mary's Co.,23rd Oct., 1732; 8th Nov., 1732
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      St. Mary's County Circuit Court
      Land Surveys and Condominium Plats

      Rich Neck, 500 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Attaway, John 1714 Patent Record FF 7, Page 223 0 0 MSA S 1598-2963

      Rich Neck, 500 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Attaway, John 1714 Patent Record FF 7, Page 224 0 0 MSA S 1598-2964

      Rich Neck, 500 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Attaway, John 1714 Patent Record RY 1, Page 512 0 0 MSA S 1598-2965

      Rich Neck, John Attaway, 500 Acres 1714/10 Patented Certificate 539 3 0 MSA S 1205-554

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