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

Margaret Gassaway

Female Abt 1677 - 1726  (~ 47 years)


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  • Name Margaret Gassaway  [1
    Birth Abt 1677  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death Between 2 May 1724 and 28 Jul 1726  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I31553  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father Nicholas Gassaway,   b. 11 Mar 1634, St. Margaret's Parish, Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 27 Jan 1691, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County. Maryland -Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Besson,   b. Abt 1646, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1691, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Bef 1668  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12848  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas Larkin,   b. Abt 1669, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 19 May 1731, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Marriage 20 Sep 1697  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nicholas Larkin,   b. Abt 1689, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1720, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 32 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Elizabeth Larkin,   b. Abt 1717, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Feb 1736, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 19 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F20612  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
    • all kids died early

      MARGARET GASSAWAY, m. (1) WILLIAM GALLOWAY; m. (2) JAMES DUNHAM; m. (3) THOMAS LARKIN, 20 September 1697, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland

      mm note: no probate records for earlier husbands located
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      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 128a: Indenture, 29 Mar 1705
      From: Thomas Larkin of Anne Arundel County, Gent.
      To: Thomas Pindle and Jonathan Simmons, planters of Prince George's County
      For 7L a 1 acre tract of land bought by John Larkin from Abraham Clarke called Essington on the west side of the Patuxent in Prince George's County; to be held jointly as one parcel of land
      Signed: Thomas Larkin
      Memorandum: 29 Mar 1705 Margaret Larkin, wife of Thomas, examined by Sam'll Magruder and Thomas Addison
      Witnessed: Josiah Willson and Christopher Ellis
      Vide ye alienation in 1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 166
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      Gassaway, Nicholas, A. A. County, 10th Jan., 1691; 27th Jan., 1691.
      To son Nicholas and hrs., plantation (unnamed) and all land in Love's Neck.
      To son John and hrs., 300 A., "Charles' Purchase," on n. side Gunpowder R.; also plantation on which his sister, Hester Gross, now lives.
      To son Thomas, land (unnamed), and 780 A. (unnamed) in 2 patents on Gunpowder R.
      To daus. Anne Watkins, Hester Gross, Jane and Margaret Gassaway, and to grandchild John Watkins, personalty.
      To granddau. Eliza: Gross at majority, certain personalty left testator by uncle John Callingswood of London, and now in possession of Samuel Beaver.
      Exs.: Child., Nicholas, Thomas, and John Watkins and wife, who are to care for their sisters, Jane and Margaret, during minority.
      Test: Jacob Harris, Arthur Herring, Robt. Ward, Jno. Ramsey. 2. 228.
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      Capt. Nicholas Gassaway 11A.36 W AA £1144.14.7 Jan 10 1691 Jan 20 1691
      Bequests: son Nicholas, son John, son Thomas, daughter Ann Watkins, daughter Hester Groce, daughter Jane Gassaway, daughter Margrett Gassaway, grandchild John Watkings, grandchild Elisabeth Groce daughter of Hester Grace, son John Watkings, daughter Ann Watkings, John Greene.
      Mentions: Thomas Norris, John Shaw, uncle (of deceased) John Collingswood (merchant) of London, John Samuell Beaver, Thomas Taylor.
      Executors: son Nicholas, John Watkins and his wife (unnamed), son Thomas.
      Witnesses: Jacob Harnis, Robert Ward, Arthur Herring, John Ramsey.
      Date of inventory: May 16, 1692.
      Appraisers: Henry Hanslap, John Gressam.
      Legatees: son Nicholas, daughter Ann wife of John Wattkinns, son Thomas, daughter Jane Gassaway daughter Margret Gassaway.
      List of debts: Henry Bonner, Ralph Cooper, Edward Carter, John Cross, Thomas Day, Alexander Dehinayossa, John Davis, Job Evans, Jacob Harnish, Wolfran Hunt, Henry Hearse, Thomas Knighton, Francis Luffe, John Larkinn (husbandman), James Poolely, Allen Robinate, Jr., John Stone (glassier), Edward Serson, John Stroud, Richard Tull, Allen Robinate„ Sr., Benjamin Scrivner, Joseph Williams, Matthew Ellistone, Katharine English, John Waters, Anthony Arrundell, John Armstrong, John Besson, Henry Bonner, Ebenezer Blackiston, Abell Browne, Lord
      Baltimore, George Burges, Walter Bosley, John Cross, Thomas Dryfeild,
      Alexander Dehinayossa, William Disney, Nicholas Day, John Edwards, James Ellis, John Greene, John Gray, Richard Garrett, Col. Nicholas Greenberry, George Ogg, Phillipp Howard, Jacob Harnish, Wolfran Hunt, John Howard, James Hackett, Arthur Herring, Otho Holland, William Gefferries, Richard Jones, Sr., John Lynam, John Larkinn, Francis Leife, James Lewis, Joshua Mirica, John Meriton, Walter Morrow, John Nicholson, Nicholas Nicholson, John North, Thomas Norris, Nicholas Aldridg, John Purdew, James Poolley, Presocia Ramsey, Anthony
      Rulely, Marke Richison, John Saunders, Edward Selbey, David Steward, Thomas Sutton, John Scott, Joseph Storey, Thomas Seabourn, Thomas Standbanck, Augustine Skinner, Edward Searson, Josias Sallaway, William Sicill, James Stafford, Col. Thomas Tailler, Mary Willson, Robert Ward, John Wagstaff, Charles Whitehead, Joseph Williams, Lancelott Todd, Col. William Burgas, Charles Stevens, Robert Hopper, Solomon Sparrow, Samuell Thomas, William Collier, Clement Davies, John Ramsey, John Wooddinn, Mr. Samuell Younge, Edward Cox, Thomas Swearingen.
      List of debts (out of the county): William Burn, John Burn, Charles Goshead, Robert Girman, Thomas Hoock, Thomas Hedge, Thomas Long, William Ousbourn, Thomas Richardson, Charles Ramsey, John Hall, Mrs. Stansbey, Robert Love, James Phillipps, Lawrence Richardson, Edward Waters, Thomas Jones, William Pattison, Anthony Barnes, Richard Boulstone, Edward Beddison, Thomas Blackburn, Christover Foster, Robert Francklinn, Samuell Garland, Samuell Gray, Mrs. Howard, Richard Hanslap, Jacob Junifer, Alexander Mackferlinn, John Redman, Joseph Holden, William Farmer, John Evans, John Morgan, Lodowicke
      Williams.

  • Sources 
    1. [S52] Early Families of Southern Maryland, Volume: 8.

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