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

Bennett Lowe

Male 1693 - 1722  (29 years)


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  • Name Bennett Lowe 
    Born 1693  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Nov 1722  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Land Indenture from estate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried "Oxon Hill", Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I32594  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Henry Lowe,   b. 10 Jul 1652, Denby, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1717, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susannah Maria Bennett,   b. 1666, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1714, Fenwick Manor, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1685  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Addison,   b. 20 Mar 1705, St. Johns Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1775, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 71 years) 
    Married Bef 1722  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F6970  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Bennett Lowe 9.22 SM £l315.16.7 Nov 26 1722
      Servants mentioned: William King, William Patrick.
      Appraisers: Col. Thomas Truman Greenfield, Capt. Richard Hopewell. Approvers: Eleanor Lowe, Mary Lowe.
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      Bennett Lowe, Eeq. 5.287 A SM £1315.16.7 £1460.19.11 Dec 19 1723
      Payments to: Randolph Morris, Edmond Plowden, John Langley, Mr. Amos Garrett, Mr. Cesar Ghiselin, Samuell Rowland, Rev. Robert Scott, John Compton, Thomas Compton, John Jones, Charles Neal, Thomas MacWilliams, Ann Leiger, Thomas Dillon, John Stapleton, George Forbes for Charles Hoskins, Henry Rigby, John Gibbing, Michael Raley, Robert Goldebury, Thomas Hill.
      Distribution to (equally): widow (unnamed), Mr. Charles Diggs who married a sister (unnamed), Mr. Henry Darnall, Mrs. Mary Lowe (sister), Mrs. Dorothy Lowe (sister), accountant (brother).
      Administrator: Nicholas Lowe.
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      Land Records of Prince George's County, 1726-1730" has the following entry:
      "Liber M, Page 72 Enrolled at request of Richard Smith 19 Nov 1726: Indenture, 22 Sep 1726; Between Nicholas Lowe of St. Mary's County, Esq. and Richard Smith of Upper Marlborough in Calvert County, Gent.; Richard Smith and Eleanor his wife due from the estate of Bennet Lowe, late of St. Mary's County, Esq., whose relict is Eleanor; a tract in Calvert Co. now Prince George's Co. on the western branch of the head of the Patuxent adjoining the westward side of a parcel formerly taken up by Col. Thomas Brookes; bounded by a branch of the Western Branch called Beaverdam Branch; containing 1,004 acres; /s/ Nicholas Lowe' wit. Edmund Plowden, ____ Makgill; 22 Jul 1726 ack. by Nicholas Lowe."
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      Michael Welman 3.14 A SM £28.14.5 May 9 1720
      Received fromi John Brown (taylor), Hennery Neall, Capt. Jenifer, John Winstead, Robertt Clark, John Noble, Robertt Philips.
      Payments to: Dr. William Swale,, Mr. Bennett Lowe (executor of Mr. Hennry Lowe), Col. Hennry Lowe (dead), Thomas Bordley, Esq., Robertt Philips, Thomas Asquith due to William Aisquith (dead), Richard Gwerlock (?) Mr. Dannell Dulaney, William Bladen, Esq., Edward Hall.
      Executor: Joseph Wellman.
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      Nicholas Lowe, Esq. 10.263 A SM £1310.6.10 £2127.9.4 May 21 1730
      A second inventory is cited, for Cecil County, in the amount of £720.6.7.
      Received from: Mr. John Digges, Col. John Baker.
      Payments to: Henry Darnall (of Portland Mannor), David Makgill, John Lake, John Lane, Mary Spalding, William Woodburn, John Maners, John Gibson, Mr. William Cumming, John Jordan, Elisabeth Cole, Anne Leidger, Charles Ganyott, James Hogans, Mr. Philip Key, Owen McCannas, William Hallas, Francis Herbert, Mary Young, John Abell per John Johnson Sothown who received a judgement against Ebenezar Cook (deceased was a special bail) per Mr. Philip Key, Col. James Haddock (administrator of Bennett Lowe, Esq.), accountant who married Susanna Maria Lowe (sister), Mr. Henry Darnall (of Portland Mannar) who married Elisabeth Lowe (sister), Mr. Edward Neale who married Mary Lowe (sister), Mr. Francis Hall (also Halle Francis) who married Dorothy Lowe (sister), Edward Henry Calvert, Esq., Edmond Jenings, Esq.
      Legatees: Mary Young.
      Witnesses (to declaration by Mary Young): John Abbington, William Cumming.
      Administrator: Mr. Charles Digges (gentleman) of Prince George's County.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/00000 1/000697/html/am697--179.html
      URL title: Provincial Court Land Records, 1724-1731 Volume 697, Page 179
      Note:
      179) x.d
      This Indenture made the sixteenth day of Septem.r In the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred & Twenty six Between Richard Smith of Calvert County Gent and Ellinor his wife of y.e one part & Nicholas Lowe Esq.r of S.t Marys County of the other part Wittnesseth That Whereas Bennett Lowe Esq.r late of S.t Marys County af.d Deced in his Life time Intermarried w.th the af.d Ellinor the now wife of the af.d Richard Smith partys to these presents And being possessed in his lifetime of severall Tracts peices and parcells of Land Lying in S.t Marys County & Else where after such his Marri^a^ge to the af.d Ellinor now wife to y.e af.d Richard the said Bennett soe dyed seized and possest By Means Whereof the af.d Ellinor became & has full and Lawfull right of Dower of and in all and Every Tract or Tracts peice or parcell of his Land Lying within the province of Maryland Now This Indenture further Wittnesseth That the said Richard Smith and Ellinor his wife for and In Consideration That the said Nicholas Lowe shall & Doe Make over convey & assure by Indenture to be by him Signed Sealed & Delivered Executed According to Law unto y.e said Richard Smith his heirs and Assignes for ever a Certain Tract peice or parcell of Land Lying in Prince Georges County Near the western Branch of patuxent river Called and Known by the name of Park Hall THey the said Richard Smith and Ellinor his wife Have Given Granted Alliened Bargained Enfeoffed & Confirmed And by these presents Doe Give Grant Alien Bargain Enfeoffe & Confirme unto the said Richard ^Nicholas^ Lowe all their the said Richard Smith & Ellinor his wife Right Title Interest Dower Title of Dower possession property Claime and Demand of in Unto & out of all and Every the Tract or Tracts peice or peices of Land within the province af.d with all buildings and Improvements and allso all proffitts & Appurtenances unto the same Lands & premisses which became the Right of Dower of her the said Ellinor for by Meanes & reason of the Death of the af.d Bennett Lowe To have and To Hold all and singular the premisses with the appurtenances to him the said Nicholas Lowe his heirs and assignes for ever And the said Richard Smith & Ellinor his wife for themselves their Heirs Execs
      and Adm.rs Doe hereby Covenant & Agree to and with the said Nicholas Lowe his heirs and assignes That they s.d Richard and Ellinor at the time of y.e Ensealing & Delivery of these presents hath good right & Lawfull Authority to Sell and Convey her the said Elinors right of Dower of and in the Lands and premisses which were of the afs.d Bennett Lowe at the time of his death And that the said Nicholas Low shall & may peaceably & Quietly possess and Enjoy the same without the let hinderance or Molestation of them the said Richard and Elinor his wife or Either of them their Heirs Exec.rs Adm.rs or Assignes And the said Richard Smith & Elinor his wife for themselves their heirs Exec.rs and Adm.rs Doe further Covenant & Agree to and with the said Nicholas Lowe his heirs & assignes That they the said Richard & Elinor their Heirs Exec.rs or Adm.rs all & singular the said Elinors right of Dower of and in the Lands & premisses which were of the afs.d Bennett Lowe as afs.d unto the afs.d Nicholas Lowe his heirs or assignes against all and every other person or persons claiming It by from or under them or either of them their or either of their Heirs Ex.rs Adm.rs or assignes shall and will warrant and for ever by these presents Defend In Wittness whereof the said Richard Smith & Elinor his wife have hereunto sett their hands and seales the day and year first above
      Written seal
      Eleanor Smith C Ri Smith
      Sealed and Delivered
      in the presence of us
      Rich.d Stallingses
      W.m Wilkinson

      On the back of which ^aforegoing^ Deed was thus Endorst Viz.t

      Memorand.m That on the day & year within written Came before me one of his Lordships Justices of the Provinciall Co.rt the within named Richard Smith and Ellinor his wife and acknowledged the within written Indenture to be their Act and Deed & all & singular her the said Ellinors Right of Dower of & in all and every Tract of Land & premisses w.ch came
      to her by means of the death of the within named Bennett Lowe to be the Right of the within named Nicholas Lowe his heirs & Assignes according to the true intent & meaning of the same Indenture And prayed the same to be Recorded
      Recorded Jan.ry 18 1726
      Tho Addison
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      SMITH, RICHARD, Calvert Co. 21 Sep, 1748; 22 Oct, 1748
      As there is a trust left in me by the last will of my father, lately dec'd., and my bro. WALTER not, regard to the care of my bro. WALTER'S children.
      It is my will that whatsoever trust I have been with, shd. Be transferred and left to my bro. JOHN, so far as is left to me in both the above-mentioned wills.
      To bro. JOHN SMITH, personal, estate and mourning ring sent me by uncle BENNETT, after the death of his wife, who was my aunt.
      To bro. NATHANIEL SMITH, my land left me by my father on the following terms: that he shall give up these that were left him by our father, to my bro. CHARLES SMITH, If he complies with these terms,
      Mentions land left him by his bro. CHARLES.
      To bro. NATHANIEL SMITH, personalty; my new wigg, which I bought of Capt. Aiding.
      Mentions uncle RICHARD SMITH, and sister ALTHEA PARKER; my bro. WALTER'S son, WALTER SMITH.
      To my mother, my certain slaves, just left by my grandfather, MR. NATHANIEL DARE.
      Equally divide and share my personal estate among my 3 bros.: JOHN, NATHANIEL and CHARLES.
      Bro. ALTHEA SMITH, ex., also to succeed to my right of administration in my father's estate.
      Wit: Iola Milton, James Somervell, Elizabeth Bridgett. 25. 477
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 72
      Enrolled at request of Richard Smith 19 Nov 1726:
      Indenture, 22 Sep 1726; Between Nicholas Lowe of St. Mary's County, Esq. and Richard Smith of Upper Marlborough in Calvert County, Gent.; Richard Smith and Eleanor his wife due from the estate of Bennet Lowe, late of St. Mary's County, Esq., whose relict is Eleanor; a tract in Calvert Cos. now Prince George's Co. on the western branch of the head of the Patuxent adjoining the westward side of a parcel formerly taken up by Col. Thomas Brookes; bounded by a branch of the Western Branch called Beaverdam Branch; containing 1,004 acres; /s/ Nicholas Lowe; wit. Edmund Plowden, ^ Makgill; 22 Jul 1726 ack. by Nicholas Lowe

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