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

Amos Garrett

Male 1678 - Abt 1727  (49 years)


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  • Name Amos Garrett 
    Born 1678  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt Nov 1727  St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County. Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I31297  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father James Garrett,   b. Abt 1652,   d. Aft 1699, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Johanna Peake,   b. Abt 1656, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1675, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 20 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Between 1672 and 1675  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20483  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ST. ANNE'S PARISH
      David Cassaw bur. 27 Nov 1704 out of Amos Garrett
      William Black, Joynr [?] (servant of Ames Garret) d. 2 Aug 1721.
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      Garrett, Amos, merchant, Annapolis, A. A. Co., 4th Sept. 1714;
      (Son of James and Sarah Garrett, late of Saint Olives Ste, Southwark, England.)
      To child. (unnamed) of sister Mary Woodward, £600 divided equally; to be paid at age of 17 or day of marriage.
      To sister Eliz. Giun, £600.
      To mother Sarah Garrett, int. on £1,000 during her life; at her decease int. to be pd. to sister Eliz. afsd. or to her child.; shd. she leave none, to child. of sister Mary afsd.
      To bro.-in-law Henry Woodward (husband of sister Mary), £300.
      To cousin Henry Facer and Elizabeth, his wife (dau. of Seth Garrett), £100 and I. A. lot No. 8, Annapolis, bou. of widow Mary Slineedar and since known as the "Hospital House," where a free school is kept.
      To kinsman Thomas Facer, shoemaker, of A. A. Co. (bro. to Henry Facer afsd, hatmaker), £100, sum of has indebtedness; and 1 A. lot No. 82, Annapolis, now in poss. of widow Elinor Chinton, adj. on. John Baldwin's lot.
      To cousin James, of St. Olives, Southwark, hatmaker (son of Seth Garrett), and his male hrs., £100., lots Nos. 17 and 15, Annapolis; the one next the water in poss. of Wm. M• - , the other in poss. of Edwd. Smith, formerly of Charles Kibburne.
      to kinswoman Martha Eltington (aunt of James Garrett afsd.), 1_0111; and to her and her male hrs., lot No. 21, Annapolis, born of Robt. Quarry, now in poss. of Evan Jones.
      To kinsman James (son of Thomas and Martha Facer, late of Rugby, Gr. Britain), £100; and to him and his male hrs., lot No. 31, Annapolis, bou. of Alex. Dehinayassa, now in poss. of Sarah Hickoock and William Brimer.
      To niece Elizabeth (dau. of Henry and Mary Woodward (afsd.), £300; and to her and her male hrs., 300 A. "Middleneck," "Middleneck Quarter" (150 A. thereof to be conveyed to Hezekiah Haynes on his payment of 260), both sd. tracts being in Cecil Co.; 400 A. "Gillingham," 200 A. "Davis' Pasture," 250 A. "Kendalls Delight," 400 A. "The Enlargement"; the 2 preceding tracts being Patuxent Plantation, the afsd. 4 tracts being in Baltimore Co.
      To niece Mary Woodward, £300; and to her and her male hrs., 254 A. "Dryars Inheritance," 226 A. of "Littleton," 100 A. "Robin's Camp," 110 A. of "Canon's Delight," 260 A. of "Land of Goshen," 220 A. "Part of Littleton"; sd. 6 tracts in Baltimore Co.
      To nephew William Woodward,£400; and to him and his male hrs., 300 A. "Hall's Palace," Baltimore Co.; 100 A., 150 A. and 250 A. of "Part of Sewell's Increase," 50 A. "Chilton," 50 A. "The Addition"; 5 tracts afsd. in A. A. Co. Lots Nos. 33 and 34, Annapolis, now in poss. of James Crooke and others.
      To niece Hannah Woodward, £300; and to her and her male hrs., 580 A. "Maiden Fancy," Prince George's Co.; 154 A. "Great Brushy Neck," 60 A. "Sumerlands Lott," 30 A. "Woodcock's Nest," 70 A. "Clark's Purchase," 384 A. "Range" ; 5 tracts afsd. in A. A. Co.
      To nephew Amos Woodward, £500; and to him and his male his., 100 A. "Part of Roper Gray," also "Gentile Craft," 250 A. "Swan Neck," 25 A. "The Addition," 187 A. "Grime's Enlargement," 100 A. "Grime's Stone," 40 A. "Bruton's Hope"; afsd. 6 tracts being in A. A. Co. Lots Nos. 42 and 43 in poss. of Mary Newell, Thomas Andrews and John Freeman.
      To nephew Garrett Woodward, £500; and to him and his male hrs., 114 A. "Part of Huckleberry Forrest," 262 A. "Hiccory Ridge," 101 A. "Timber Neck," 51 A. "Charles Hills," 124 A. "Todd's Range"; 5 tracts afsd. being in A. A. County, 200 A., "Majors Choyce," Baltimore Co. The 2 last named tracts to be made over to Sarah Norwood by exs. in case sd. Sarah indemnifies estate for all costs, etc., in admin. of her late husband Samuel Norwood's estate, and delivers a bond signed with her by testator delivered to Benjamin Fordham and Cornelius Howard. Lots Nos. 46 and 104, Annapolis; one being next the market house and in poss. of Anne Noads, No. 104, and the other in poss. of Richard Evans.
      To mother Sarah Garrett during her life, 13 tracts, viz. 80 A. " Medcalf Chance," 70 A. "Medcalf's Mount," 110-1/2A. "Honest Man's Lott," 150 A. of "Howard and Porters Range," 261/2 A. of "Herreford," 100 A. "Mill Land," 210 A. of "Norwood's Fancy," 200 A. of "Providence," 50 A. of "Soloman (Salmon's) Hills," 19 A. of "Grey Sands," 120 A. of "Canaan," 110 A. "Sturton's Rest," 300 A. of "Milford and Taylors Lott"; afsd. tracts in A. A. Co. Lots No. 4S, 61, 62 and 63, Annapolis, including warehouses, house on the hill, "corn house," brick dwelling-house, boathouse, etc. Afsd. tracts, lots, etc., to pass at decease of mother to sister Elizabeth Ginn during her life, at her decease to her surviving child.; sd. sister dying without issue, to sister Mary and hrs.
      To vestry of St. Ann's Church, Annapolis, for maintenance of minister, who is to hold service or read a sermon in the new dwelling-house on plan. bou. of Samuel Dorsey and John Pettycoat, 14 tracts, viz. 225 A. of "Wyatts Ridge," 165 A. "Clark's Enlargement," 100 A. "Residue of Clark's Enlargement," 150 A. "Howard's Interest," 160 A. pt. of "Upper Taunton," 104 A. of "Burnt wood," 54 A. " Dorsey's Addition," 60 A. of "Venings Inheritance," 40 A. "Ridgley's Beginning," 80 A. "Howard's Mount," 150 A. "Woodyard," 100 A. "Bare Ridge," 114 A. pt. of "Upper Taunton," 50 A. "Burnt Wood Common"; afsd. tracts being in. A. A. Co.; shd. there not be a sermon preached or read for 4 consecutive Sundays in the afsd. house or some other house on pt. of "Wyatt's Ridge" (being 225 A. where Robt. Hewell is overseer), afsd. 14 tracts to pass to mother Sarah Garrett, and at her death to sister Elizabeth Ginn; also to vestry as afsd. library of Divinity Books.
      To mother Sarah, bro. and sister Woodward and their child., and to sister Elizabeth Ginn, £100 for mourning.
      Extxs.: Mother and sisters Mary and Elizabeth.
      Overseer: Bro.-in-law Henry Woodward.
      Test: None given.
      Note: Testator directs that he be buried near the new house at the plantation where Robert Hewett lives as overseer; gives most minute directions as to his funeral, tombstone, etc., and instructs his exs. to purchase 1,040 prs. of deerskin gloves to be distributed among his customers, and 1,000 books (such as 240 Bibles and Prayer-books, 100 Taylor's "Holy Living and Dying," "Golden Grace"
      and "Guide to the Penitent") ; sd. books to be distributed by exs. 10, 335.
      ===
      Amos Garrett, Esq.
      This folio appears prior to Folio 1. It is cited as an addition to Folio 39. Servants mentioned: George Bennett.
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      Amos Garrett, Esq. 15.1 AA £5111.15.6 Aug 19 1729
      Servants mentioned: Amos Birkardike, William Preston, Richard Ward, Conrade Shoemaker, Thomas Cooley, William Sadd, Martha Goodbed, John Wild.
      Appraisers: James Donaldson, John Worthington.
      Next of kin: Thomas Farer, administrator.
      Mentions: Hannah Calder, Samuel Murray, Cheney Brownejohn, Edward Blackwell.
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      Amos Garret, Esq. 15.38 AA £1462.18.9 Aug 19 1729 Aug 23 1729
      Servants mentioned: Margaret Pew.
      Appraisers: Alexander Warfield, Benjamin Howard.
      Creditors: Mrs. Mary Roberts (Frensham).
      Next of kin: Thomas Farer, administrator.
      Mentions: William Cramment, Joseph Crosley, William Yeildhall, William Wallis, Susan Johnson, Guy Meeks, widow Wallis, Daniel Herne, Robert Perry, John Hall, John Unite.
      Administrator: Mr. Amos Woodward.
      ===
      Amos Garret, Esq. 15.46 Aug 15 1729
      List of debts.
      Administrator: Amos Woodward.
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      Amos Garret, Esq. 15.69 AA £1114.15.1 Aug 19 1729
      Account of sterling and currency and tobacco.
      Administrator: Amos Woodward.
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      Amos Garrett, Esq. 9.449 A AA £5111.15.6 2670.9.8 Aug 23 1729
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of E1462.18.9. The total amount of assets cited is 211,267.10.2.
      Payments to: Mrs. Mary Roberts (late Mary Trensam), Capt. Richard Smith, Alexander Stewart, Jane Holburt, Elisabeth Brown wife of Thomas Brown, Joshua Kennerly, William Bennett, Everet Gary, Farril Gallagher, Edward Coyle, Joseph Hall, Charles Calvert, Esq., George Plater, Esq.
      Administrator: Mr. Amos Woodward (gentleman). Accountant is leaving for Great Brittain.
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      Amos Garrett, Esq. 16.281 -- £873.9.10 Oct 26 1731
      List of debts.
      Administrator: Mr. Amos Woodward.
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      Amos Garrett, Esq. 14.121 A AA £11508.5.3 Jan 23 1735
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of £93.0.0. The amount of the accounts also
      included £1044.11.10 (sterling).
      Payments to: David Moonshot, William Monroe, William Parke, Robert Alexander, Dr. Charles Carroll, Dr. George Thorpe, Thomas Moone, Joseph Young, Edward Coyle, William Yieldhall, Mr. James Donaldson, Mr. William Cumming, Benjamin Stevens, Edward Tull, John Worthington, Elisabeth Brown, Mr. Michael Macnemara, Jane Talbert, Mr. Henry Ridgely, Mr. John Gresham, Edward Henry Calvert, Esq., Edmund Jenings, Esq., John Beale, Esq., James Govane, Mr. Zachariah Maccubbin, Philemon Lloyd, Esq., Daniel Dulany, Esq., Moses Adney, Benedict Leonard Calvert, Esq., Charles Calvert, Esq., Mr. Nicholas Maccubbin, Thomas Jennings per Henry Lowe, Esq. due from deceased as administrator of Rev. Mr. Samuel Skippon, Edmund Jenings, Esq. for his advice on will of Charles Rivers, Mary Woodward (sister) & Elisabeth Ginn (sister), John Galloway attorney for Elisabeth Ginn.
      Mentions: parties interested are at age.
      Administratrix: Mrs. Achsah Woodward (widow, relict, & administratrix of Amos Woodward (administrator of deceased)).
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      Amos Garrett, Esq. 15.117 A AA Sep 4 1736
      Payments to: Charles Carroll, Esq., Abraham Childs, Joseph Hall, Daniell Dulany, Esq.
      Administratrix: Mrs. Achsah Woodward (widow & relict & administratrix of Amos Woodward (administrator of deceased)).
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      John Lux (mariner) 13.64 PG £97.4.7 Jan 29 1727 May 8 1728
      Appraisers: Richard Read, Gunder Ereckson.
      Creditors: Benjamin Tasker, Amos Woodward (administrator of Amos Garrett, Esq.). Administrator: Capt. Darby Lux
      ===
      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 lieth interred the body of Mr. Amos Garrett of the City of Annapolisin Anne Arundel County of the Province of Maryland, Merchant. Son of Mr. James and Mrs. Sarah Garrett late of St. Olives Street, Southwark then in the Kingdom of England now a part of Great Britain who departed this life March 8th 1727.
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      Bryant Newgent 33A.37 A £5.19.6 £4.7.0 Jan 3 1711
      Payments to: Robert Boon, Mr. Amos Garret, John Lamb, William Gwin, Philip Riley, James Moss, John Merekin.
      Mentions: no wife, children, creditors.
      Administrator: John Buckingham.
      ===
      John Reas 36B.178 A £308.3.5 £233.4.8 Jul 23 1715
      Received from: Phil. Hemsley.
      Payments to: John Carpenter, Mr. Amoss Garrett, Richard Louden, Joseph Hill, Thomas Bordley for suit against John Preston, Hezekiah Linthicum, Col. William Holland, Anne Davis, Thomas Ford, Henry Hill, Samuell Peeler Richard Barton, Samuell Battee, William Ellis, Robert Frishwater, Martha Sky, John Perry, John Brice paid to Sarah Brice, John Brown, James Crook, John Baldwin
      (dead) paid to John Baldwin, Evan Jones, Robert White in Antigua, Barbara Holdsworth, Robert Sanders, Nath. Crump (Treasurer of Antigua) Samuell Dorsey, William Bladen, Esq., Capt. Richard Jones, William Chapman, Robert Sanders & Thomas Ruttland, Mr. Benjamin Tasker.
      Administrator: Stephen Yoakley.
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      Susannah Beard (widow) 31.51 A AA £133.2.4 £138.16.4 Apr 3 1710
      Received from: Evan Jones on note from John Mitchel, Samuel Johnson, Amos Garrett for Cornelius White, Joseph Humphreys, Thomas Harris, Matthew Beard.
      Payments to: Elinor Howard, Sarah Price, Ruth Howard, Charles Carroll, Esq., Thomas Docwra, John Brice, Joseph Hill, Matthew Beard, Matthew Beard his part due from deceased to estate of Richard Beard, John Beard (a minor), accountant for his wife (unnamed, a daughter of the deceased Anne Barnet, Samuell Leath, John Gresham, Jr., Dr. John Ratenbury.
      Executor: Thomas Bordley.
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      Sebastian Olle 28.122 A AA £118.15.8 £76.15.3 Jun 7 1708
      List of debts: Dr. Rattenbury, John Gadsby.
      Payments to: Charles Kilburne, Chr. Smieder, John Noades, John Brice, Rachel Freeborne, Col. Charles Greenberry, Mr. Amos Garrett, Cornelius Howard, Anne Arundel County, Mr. W. Bladen, Thomas Dawson, Evan Jones, Maj. John Freeman, Robert Jubb, Susanna Nutthead.
      Executrix: Dinah Olle.
      ===
      Graham, Thomas, Phila., Pa., 20th May, 1710; 21st June, 1710.
      To William Fishburne, of Phila., ex., estate in trust for his child. Samuel and Sarah.
      Testator desires to be buried in Churchyard of St. Ann's Church, under direction of his friend, Amos Garrett.
      Test : Amos Garrett, Thos. Macnemara, Margarett Macnemara, Evan Jones. 13. 29.
      ===
      Thomas Lawrence, Esq. 23.77 A £93.5.12 Oct 10 1702
      A second inventory was cited in the amount of £1.16.8.
      Received from: Elias King, Mr. James Heath, Capt. John West, Robert Grundy, Gerrard Fowk, William Barton, James Maxwell, Rebeckah Low for John Low bill on ------ Sharpless, Capt. John Carvill, Edmund Howard, Thomas Reynolds, Maj. Cornish, Maj. Maxwell, Robert Fenley for Sir Thomas Lawrence, Capt. Thomas Blake, James Hays, Thomas Reynolds, Vincent Hemsley, Jacob Lookerman, Gabriel Burnham, John Marriott, Col. Darnall.
      Payments to: Mr. John Freeman, W. Bladen, Jacob Regnier, Amos Garrett, Mr. Edward Topp, Joseph Hill paid to John Brannock, Charles Carroll, John Sudler, Mary Jeffe, Thomas Welsh, Richard Bennett, Evan Jones, Daniel Cannon, William Jeffreys, Mary Augor, Nicholas Humphreys, Lawrence Agar, Sir Thomas Lawrence, James Heath, Joseph Hill paid to Mary Jeffe, John Davies, G. Fowk, W, Taylard,
      Legatees: Mr. John Freeman, William Dent.
      Executor: William Dent.
      ===
      Mrs. Ann Skinner 36A.132 1 CA £67.9.7 1714
      Appraisers: John Godsgrace, Jeremiah Leach.
      List of debts: Mr. Robert Cruckshank (merchant of London), Capt. John Hide, Mr. Amos Garrett.
      ===
      Benjamin Pitman 32A.80 A £9.0.0 £11.17.8 Dec 4 1710
      Payments to: Amos Garret, Thomas Bordley.
      Administratrix: Mary Howell.

      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Mar. 15, 1717/18 - The St. Mary's Co., Md. Administration Account of the reverend Robert Barron, by Mrs. Mary Barron, executrix.
      Inventory value: 66/13/5.
      Payments made by the estate:
      Cash paid Amos Garrat 30 0 0
      Cash paid John Baker for acct. John Beall 5 12 0
      Cash paid John Cole 2 15 0
      Cash paid Francis Hopewell 2 7 1
      Cash paid Anne Lister 0 10 0
      2000 Ibs tobacco paid Peter Watts on a bond due to William Swale
      2070 lbs tobacco due George Gilispie
      890 lbs tobacco paid Marshall Lowe
      445 lbs tobacco paid Alexander Furguson
      500 lbs tobacco paid Thomas Fielder
      270 lbs tobacco paid Alexander Lickey
      3750 Ibs tobacco paid Peter Watts
      180 lbs tobacco paid Darby Morris
      504 lbs tobacco paid John Thomas
      480 Ibs tobacco paid John Price
      380 Ibs tobacco paid Robert Hannatt?
      400 Ibs tobacco paid Thomas Watts
      400 lbs tobacco paid Gilbert Mackie
      500 lbs tobacco paid John Bean
      210 lbs tobacco paid William Aiskins
      57 lbs tobacco paid Math. Tederdall?
      220 Ibs tobacco paid Andrew Eaton
      1000 Ibs tobacco paid John Conant for rent
      12256 lbs tobacco at 2 pence per lb. is 102 2 8
      Cash paid Marshall Lowe 0 6 0
      7000 Ibs tobacco borrowed by the deceased 58 6 8
      of his Vestery and since repaid by this accountant
      Salary for paying 201 pds., 19 shil., 5 pen. 20 3 6
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      222 2 11
      Funeral charges etc. 1200 Ibs tobacco is 10 0 0
      Cash paid for drawing and stating this acct. 0 10 0
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      232 12 11

      1674-1720, pp. 3]5-316, and (2) Skinner, V. L., Jr., "Abstracts of the Inventories and Accounts of the Prerogative Court of Maryland. 1715-1718," p. 51.
      Comment: Notice the large amount paid by Robert's estate to Amos Garrett.d. Mar. 8, 1727/8
      ===
      Richard Rawlings 3.411 A AA £50.19.3 £80.0.3 May 26 1721
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of £3.15.0.
      Payments to: Phillip Bryant, Deborah Rawlings (widow), Richard Warfield & William Maccubbin, Phillip Hammond, widow Elisabeth Ridgley, Edward Garey, John Rawlings, John Worthington, John Welsh, Jr., Nicholas Ridgley, Stephen Warman, Thomas Bordley, Esq., David Beall, Patrick Sympson„ Alexander Warfield
      (executor of Amos Peirpoint), Jonathon Scarth.
      Distribution to: administrator.
      Administrator/Executors Amos Garrett (merchant)
      ===
      Edward Butler 3.278 A AA £113.5.2 £133.5.3 Feb 16 1720
      Received from: Thomas Gassaway per Richard Martin, Samuell Young, Esq. for his son's (unnamed) schooling, Matthew Wilson, Elinor Cross, John Hammond for his son's (unnamed) schooling, Charles Hammond for his son Philip's schooling, Philemon Hemsley for his son William's schooling, Timothy Swillivan, John Beall.
      Payments to: Richard Bukerdick, S. Young & John Baldwin, Carles Carroll per Wornall Hunt & Thomas Bordley, Oliver Kanivet, John Harriss, Thomas Macnamara, William Bladen, Esq., Thomas Shorter for time the decea ed was chaplin of the "Nightingale"--Capt. Ezekiell Wright.
      Distribution to: accountant.
      Administrator: Amos Garrett (merchant).

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