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

William Love

Male Abt 1638 - 1680  (~ 42 years)


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  • Name William Love 
    Birth Abt 1638  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 25 Nov 1680  Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3309  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2023 

    Family Judith MNU Love,   b. 1640, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1696, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 57 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1658  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Love,   b. 1661, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1718, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 58 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Elizabeth Love,   b. 30 May 1668, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1680, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 11 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F2674  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2023 

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      Love, William, Charles County, 28th Oct., 1680; 25th Nov., 1680.
      To godson Richard Robbins, 100 A. Sd. land to pass to Thomas, son of testator, in event of death of Richard afsd. without hrs. Son Thomas ex. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal, at 16 yrs. of age.
      Overseers: Richd. Chandler, Adam Boucher.
      Test: Wm. Theobald, Jos. King. 2. 102.
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      William Love 8.258 I CH £35,8,0 Jul 10 1682
      The inventory also Included #1404.
      Appraisers: John Butcher, James Wheeler,
      List of debts: William Wells,, Thomas Harrison, John Davis in name of Adam Butcher.
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      Robert Toate 10.22 I SM £36.8.0 Jun 28 1688
      The amount of the inventory also included #3758,
      Appraisers: Justinian Gerard, Thomas Autaway.
      List of debts: Thomas Love, Arthur Thompson, John Whitehead, Robert Slye, Thomas Renolds, David Parsones, Francis Mason, Mr. Frow, William Walker, John Noe (?), Marmaduke Semes, Allexander Standish, Edward Philpot, Edward Wadham.
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      John Goldsmith 1313.112 A SM £344.9.11 £97.10.10 Jun 16 1696
      Found in the papers of Mr. Thomas Warren.
      Payments to: Dr. Innis, Mr. Turling, Thomas Sikes, James Swan, Thomas Love paid by Mrs. Clouds before her marriage to Maj. Boarman.
      Appraisers: Mr. Edward Turner.
      Legatees: Nicholas Clouds and his wife (unnamed), Thomas Love, wife (unnamed) of William Nifinger, Notley Goldsmith paid by Mr. Thomas Notley.
      Distribution to: into 7 parts. (no mention as to how)
      Executrix: Judith Clouds, wife of Richard Clouds.
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      William Smith 15,58 A CH Oct 13 1696
      Payments to: Thomas Whichaley, Mr. Richard Harrison & Mr. Richard Wade (administrators of John Wright), William Bishop (administrator of John Smith), Mr. Richard Wade, John Williams, Mr. George Tubbman+ Christopher Gregorey Mr. John Stone due to Cleborne Lomax, Cleborne Lomax, Capt. William Dent by order of Col. John Courts on note of Mr. Henry Hawkins on account of John Bowman, Capt. Phillip Hoskins on account of Thomas Love son of William Love, Mr. Thomas Hussey, Capt. William Dent on account of Capt. George Brent, Capt. William Dent on account of Mr. Gilbert Clarke, James Hollywood.
      Executrix: Elisabeth Smith.
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Birth, Deaths & Marriage Records, Liber Q
      Love, Elizabeth, d/o William Love, b. last day of May 1668
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      1711: Deposition of Capt. Thomas Love of SMC, age about 53 re: "Norwood"; recalls hunting with Robert Slye who married one of his sisters (MD Chancery Records). So was she Judith Love????

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      1661-1662 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 22a [77a]. Ultimo July 1662. William Love appointe Mr. Richard Fowke to acknowledge judgment to such persons as at next Court shall bee made appeare due from mee.
      William Love
      Wit: John Ryves.
      20 Aug. 1662. Recorded.
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      1662-1664 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 217-19.
      11 Nov. 1663. Gerrard Fowke of Westmoreland County, Gent., to Raleigh Travers of Lancaster County, Gent. For a valuable consideration. 3350 acres called Aquicreeke and 300 acres more adjoining to it in Potomack Neck, being in one pattent.Provided that whereas there is five tenants let out by me, one to John Withers, one to William Love, one to David Collins, and the other to John Martin and to Gerrard Masters, they quietly enjoy their several lands with all priviledges as is expressed in their several leases.
      Gerrard Fowke
      Wit: Anthony Bridges, William Travers.
      24 Feb. 1663 [1664]. Acknowledged by Colo. Valentine Peyton, attorney of Fowke.
      15 Dec. 1663. impower Anthony Bridges my attorney to confirm a deed of sale made by my now husband Colo. Gerrard
      Fowke of 3650 acres to Mr. Traverse of Rappahannock.
      Anne Fowke
      Wit: Richard Hope, James Littlepope.
      24 Feb. 1663 [1664]. Acknowledged by Anthony Bridges, attorney of Fowke.
      18 Dec. 1663. Gerrard Fowke appoint my loving friend Valentine Peyton my attorney to surrender one deed of sale of
      land formerly sold by me to Raubin [sic] Traverse to Heabeard (Richard) his attorney.
      Gerrard Fowke
      Wit: William Heabeard.
      24 Feb. 1663 [1664]. Recorded.
      11 Nov. 1663. Raleigh Travers appoint my well beloved friend Richard Heabeard my attorney to receive an acknowledg-
      ment of Colo. Gerrard Fowke and his wife.
      Raleigh Traverse
      Wit: Anthony Bridges, William Traverse.
      24 Feb. 1663 [1664]. Recorded.
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      The Deposn of Judith Love aged 22 yeares or thereabouts sworne the 4th Octobr 1662. Sayth That shee this Depont was prnt att Mr. Gerards quartering howse att Mattapany when Capt Hinfeild brought thither certaine Irish servants to sell unto Mr Gerard, Arid further sayth tht shee did see the sd Hinfeild threaten the sd servants wth his Kane & say to them That they should serue ffiveteene yeares, & this Depont further sayth tht when the sd Hinfeild was thus threatning of them, & saying hang them Rogues they shall serve ffiveteene yeares there was certaine wryting a drawing & further sayth not Judith Love" X" her marke Jurat Coram me Thomas Turner.

      John Goldsmith has this line in his 17 Apr 1683 will "to son-in-law Thomas Love". There is this phrase in the Jun 16 1696 Administration of John Goldsmith's estate. (Judith Gerard married next Richard Clouds) "Payments to: Thomas Love paid by Mrs. Clouds before her marriage to Maj. Boarman."

      Samuel Love gave this deposition (abstract) concerning Westwood Manor: "LOVE, Samuel, age 72, 24 July 1758, stated that both his mother and grandmother told him about the beginning tree of Westwood Manor, that his grandmother owned 100 a. of the said Manor, and that his grandfather bought the said 100 a. from Thomas Garrard; CHLR H#3 572" [Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin; Winter 1993 Vol 34 No 1; Charles County Depositions by Robert W. Barnes; Continued from vol. 33, no 4, Page 693; CHLR=Charles County land records (followed by Book:page, if known).]
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      1662-1666 Charles County, Maryland Circuit Court Records; Liber B [TLC]; 10 May 1663, Page 120
      Daniell Gordian and his wife Mary Gordian acknowledge the sale of their former plantation being 100 acres of land on the west side of Portobacco Creek to Francis Wine; sworn before George Thompson
      William Codwell assigns to Francis Wine, cooper, all rights in the patent and land therein belonging to me; 12 May 1663; /s/ William Codwell (mark); wit. Thomas Lomax, Meverell Hulse
      Daniell Johnson and Richard Morris' rights assigned to Codwell; recorded this record 4 Nov 1662
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      1662-1666 Charles County, Maryland Circuit Court Records; Liber B [TLC]; 8 November 1664, Page 390, 391
      Martin Mackenny acknowledges conveyance to William Love:
      Indenture; 31 Oct 1664; from Martin Mackenny, planter, to William Love, planter, for 7000# of tobacco in cask; 4800# down by bill; 2200# in 1665; a parcel of land on the west side of Portobacco Creek of 100 acres now occupied by Martin Mackeny and lately Francis Wine, cooper; /s/ Martin Mackenny; wit. Abraham Rowse, James Mackey (mark)
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber D, Page 109
      15 Aug 1669; Indenture from Alex. Davies, planter, to William Love, planters; for 3,900# of tobacco; a tract of land being part of the land formerly taken up by James Lindsey now occupied by Thom. King; bounded by Poynton of William Stone; containing 100 acres; /s/ Alex. Davies (mark); wit. Benja. Rozer, Tho. Jenkins
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber S, Page 275
      26 Apr 1694; Indenture from Thomas Love to Philip Hoskins, Gent.; for 5s; a parcel of land on the west side on Portobacco Creek where his father William Love did live; containing 100 acres; /s/ Thomas Love (mark); wit. Wm. Barton, Henry Hawkins, Cleborne Lomax; in return Philip Hoskins to care for Thomas Love for the rest of his natural life; Hoskins also to receive cattle, horses, chattel, and other possessions
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      Proceedings of the County Court of Charles County, 1658-1666
      Volume 53, Page 534-536
      Martin Mackenny accknowledged This Ensueing Conueyance of Land To Wm Love
      This Indenture made the One and Thirtieth day of October Anno
      One Thowsand Six Hundred Sixty & Fowre Betweene Martin
      Mackeny of Charles County In the puince of Maryland planter of
      the one pty And William Love of the Same County ptntr of the other pty Wittneseth That the said Martin Mackeny as well for and In
      Consideracon of the quantety of Seaven Thowsand pounds of Tobacco and Caske in hand paid before the Ensealeing and Delivery hereof That is to Say Fowre Thowsd Eight Hundred ready downe by bill and two Thowsand Two hundred more Anno One Thowsand Six hundred Sixty and Five by the Said William Love as also for divers other good Causes & Consideracons him hereunto moueing have granted bargained and Sold Assigned Sett Ouer & Confirmed and by these psents doe fully Clearely & Absolutely grant bargaine Sell Assigne Sett ouer and Confirme Unto the Sayd William Love his
      heires Executrs Admrs and Assignes All that pcell of land Scittuate lying and being In Charles County afore menconed on the west side of Pnrtohacco Creeke In the said County and puince of Maryland begining att A marked White Oke with twelfe notches Runinge Up the said Creeke for breadth to A locus Tree blowne up by the Rootes marked with twelfe notches and Runinge Up Into the Woods North West for Length of One hundred Acres of Land and now In the Tenore or occupacon of him the said Martin Mackeny or his Assignes and Lately In the Tenore And Occupacon of Francis Wyne Cooper of the same County all & SInguler wch Said pcell Of Land together [p. 391] wth all and Singuler the howse, Buildings Structures, or Edifices, whatsoever thereunto belonging or Appertayneing, together with all the Orchards, Gardens, pastures, Feedings, Comons Cothons of pastures Ranges for Hoggs, Woods, Underwoods, water, water Courses, Fishings Fowleings, wayes Easemts, proffitts, Comodities, hereditamts, whatsoever unto the said Land belonging or in any manner of wayes apptayneing, To Haue and to hould the said pcell of land and all and Singuler the pmisses aforemenconed too bee hereby bargained and Sould wth the apptenances and every pte or pcell thereof whatsoever before named or recited Unto the said William Love and his heires Executrs Adm'~ and Assignes forever, And the said Martin Mackeny for himselfe heires Executors Admrs doe Covent grant & agree to and with the said William Love his heires Executrs Admrs & Assignes & every of them by these psents That hee the Said William Love his heires Executrs Admrs and Assignes Shall and may peaceably and quietly have hold, Occupie, possess and Inioy all and Singuler the pmisses before by these ptsents bargained and Sold and every pte and pcell thereof with every the Rights, Members, And Apptenances wthout the Law full lett, Suite trouble, Euiction, Exquetion or damage Interruption of or by the Said Mackeny or of or by his heires Executrs & Admrs or any or either of them, or of or by any other pson or psons lawfully Clayming from by or Under them or any of them, or there or any of there Uses, or by from or Under there or any of theire Title Estate meanes or pcuremts as also accquitted & Discharged or wthin Convenient time after reasonable re quest made, well and Sufficiently Saued And kept harmelesse of and from all and all manor of former and other Bargaines, Sayles, Estates, former Leases, Titles, Dower, Rights or Tytles of dower, Joynters, Uses, Intaile, Wills, Rents, Charges, Rent Servisses Arreareges of Rents, Statutes Recognizances, Judgmts, Execucons, Titles Troubles, Charges and Demands, whatsoeuer had made done Comitted or willingly or willingly Suffered by the Said Martin Mackeny his heires or Assignes or any of them or of or by any other pson or psons whatsoever, lawfully Claymeing by from or under them or any of them or to there or any of theire uses, or by theire or any of theire tytles Estates meanes, or pcuremt and the Said Martin Mackeny for himselfe his heires Executrs and Admrs all and Singuler the before bargained pmisses their appurtenances and every pte and pcell Thereof Unto the said William Love his heires Executrs Admrs and Assignes to the Intent and meaneing aforesd Shall and Will Warrant And for Ever defend by these psents, In Wittness whereof the ptys First aboue menconed or named to these psent Indentures have Interchangeably Sett their hands and Seales
      the day and yeare First aboue Written the thke
      Signed Sealed and Delivered Martin + Mackeny
      together wth possession by (Locus sigilli)
      Livery and Sezin by Turife & Twigge
      In psents of us
      Abraham Rowse
      James Mackey
      the marke of
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber Z Page 174
      Recorded at request of Charles Jones:
      Nov 1704; Philip Lynes, merchant, gives leave and license to Charles Jones who lives on a tract near Portobacco Creek called Lines' Gore near John Caine and William Loves; containing 130 acres; Charles and his wife Elinor Jones consent to make use of the land for their lifetime and to pay 2 hens or capons on 10 Mar each year; /s/ Philip Lynes; wit. William Newman, Richard Peter (mark)

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