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

Burditt Hamilton

Male Bef 1734 - 1784  (> 50 years)


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  • Name Burditt Hamilton 
    Birth Bef 1734  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 25 Jun 1784  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I37806  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father John Hamilton,   b. Abt 1709, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Jun 1734, Charles County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary King,   b. Abt 1716, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F8050  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Anne Wade,   b. Bef 1748, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 21 Jan 1808, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 60 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1764  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Clodius Hamilton,   b. Bef 1764, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1808, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 44 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Pliny Hamilton,   b. Bef 1764, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1808, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 46 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Elvira Hamilton,   b. Abt 1766, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1791, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 26 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Hecatissa Hamilton,   b. Bef 1774, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1823, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 51 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Julia Hamilton,   b. Bef 1774, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1808, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 36 years)  [Father: natural]
     6. Sempronia Hamilton,   b. 18 Nov 1777, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1 Nov 1851, St Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 73 years)  [Father: natural]
     7. Deliah Hamilton,   b. Bef 1784, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1808, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 26 years)  [Father: natural]
     8. Lemuel Hamilton,   b. Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1807, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     9. Arthelia Hamilton,   b. Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Mar 1823, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     10. Benoni Hamilton,   b. Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1784, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F23917  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book B-1, 1782-1785; Page 354.
      Burdit Hamilton's Will.
      I, Burditt Hamilton of Durham Parish in CC, am of a perfect, sound & disposing mind.
      To my wife Eleanor Hamilton - my 2 tracts of land in Durham Parish called Woodberry's harbour & Mountjoy, and also all my personal estate, during her life, except such part of my personal estate as is hereinafter given to my son, Clodius Hamilton,
      After the death of my wife and after all my sons shall be 18 & my daughters shall be 16, my 2 tracts of land afd, are to be sold, and the money arising from the sale of sd tracts to be equally divided between my following named 8 children - to wit - elvira Hardy, Delilah Hamilton, Pliny Hamilton, Heccatessa Hamilton, Julia Hamilton, Lemuel Hamilton, Arthelia Hamilton, and Sempronia Hamilton. If any of my sd 8 children dies leaving a child or children, the share of the money arising from such sale of such decd child or children, to be equally divided among his, her, or their children, respectively. It is also my will that my personal estate, after my wife's death, except such as is hereafter given to my son Clodius, be equally divided at the same time and in the same manner, among my afd 8 children. It is my will that the necessary expenses attending the prosecution of a lawsuit brought by me and my sd wife, Eleanor, against John Stewart Chilton, in CC Court, for defaming and slandering the sd Eleanor, be paid & borne by and out of my estate, real & personal, and also that the necessary expenses attending the prosecution of a lawsuit, brought by my daughter, Delilah Hamilton, in the same County Court, against the sd John Stewart Chilton and Martha, his wife, for defaming & slandering the character of sd Delilah, be in like manner paid out of my estate. If sd Delilah should fail in effecting a recovery in sd action, she is not to be accountable for any expenses. But if she succeeds, she is then to be accountable and to refund whatever expenses may have been so advanced, to be deducted out of her part of my estate. If my wife Eleanor dies before the arriving of my sons & daughters aforenamed, at the ages of 18 & 16 afd, so that the sale of my sd 2 tracts of land could not be made, then my son Pliny shall have and occupy sd 2 tracts and my personal estate, except the part hereafter given to my son Clodius, and in case of his death before that time, the same shall be held and occupied by my daughters, Delilah, Heccatessa, and Julia in like manner, for the joint benefit of all my sd 8 children until the period mentioned for selling and dividing the same.
      To my son Clodius Hamilton - all that part of my personal estate, consisting of a mare, a watch, and wearing apparel & some other articles which remain in the hands of Cordalya Wade, and which were the property of and lodged there by my decd son, Benoni Hamilton. Also, I want Clodius to remain under the care and guardianship of sd Cordalya Wade until he is 18 years old, and that Clodius' legacy be paid to him in such proportions as sd Cordalya Wade shall judge the best for his interest and benefit.
      Executrix: my wife Eleanor. My daughters Delilah, Heccatissa, and Julia, or the survivors of them, to be trustees for selling my sd 2 tracts of land,
      Signed Mar 24, 1784 - Burditt Hamilton. Wit - Frans Adams, W. (William) Brawner, Francis Shepard, Francis Meek. Probated on Jun 25, 1784 by oath of the executrix, and by the oaths of all 4 witnesses. Pliny Hamilton, the heir at law, was present at the taking of the above probate, & made no objection to the same.

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      Charles County Court Records, March Court 1735/6 Court, Liber T#2, Page 155.
      The petition of Robt: Wade Jr of Prince Georges County to be the Guardian of Burdick Hamilton, is rejected.

      Burdick Hamilton (son of John Hamilton), an orphan, is by the Justices here put under the Guardianship of Francis Meek, who in Court here accepts thereof.
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      1752-1756 Charles County, Maryland Land Records; Liber A#2 [TLC]; Page (409). Instrument of Writing. Articles of Agreement made Nov 19, 1755 between Burditt Hambleton of CC, and Alexr Adams Jr, Clerk, as follows: sd Hamilton has put under the care of Adams the following cattle as a principal, viz, 10 cattle marked with 2 crops and an underkeel in the right ear. Adams, at his own cost, is to take care of the cattle during the time of 7 years, and then he is to return to sd Hammellton, the principle, if possible. If Adams leaves, dies, or the plantation he has already leased of sd Hammelton, before his full term, we may then settle all that is included in this paper. The cattle are not to be moved. Hammilton has delivered to Adams, 3 steers & 3 bulls, which are to be returned to Hammilton exactly in the third age and ability of body, at the time of our settlement in the cattle. For the true performance of the abovesd agreement, the afd parties bind themselves, each to the other, in the penal sutra of 60 £sterling. Signed - Burd.tt Hammilton. Wit - Samuel Adams, Anny (Al her mark) Lawler. Recorded Dec 2, 1755.
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      1752-1756 Charles County, Maryland Land Records; Liber A#2 [TLC]; Page (489). Lease. Jan 13, 1756 from Burdit Hamilton (Hamilton) of CC, to Timothy Flanagin of CC, the lease of all except 100 acres, of that tract of land belonging to sd Hamilton, being part of a tract of land called Burdetts Rest, lying in CC on the head of Burdetts Cr. The lease starts Nov 20, next, and is for the natural lives of sd Flanagin, his present wife Elizabeth or until her 2nd marriage, and his 3 present sons, Bryan, Sam, and Barton, and to possess the same with their own force and one free man or his hireling, and not with an overseer, orphan, hired or borrowed slaves or servants, nor with more than one freeman or hireling. Nor shall any of his sons or children after they are at age, live upon sd land until the death of sd Timothy and his present wife Elizabeth, or until her 2nd marriage & then, his eldest son afd to take his place and the other to follow the one after the death of the other. Sd Flanigin may not dispose of any timber. Rent, after next Nov 20, on each Nov 20, is 1040 lbs of crop tobacco and 4 shillings and 6 pence sterling. Signed - Berdict Hamilton, Timothy (TF his mark) Flanegin. Wit - Elisha Leftwick, John Fresell, Jeses (+ his mark) Cooper, Thos Stone, Allen Davis. Recorded Apr 12, 1756
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      1761-1765 Charles County, Maryland Land Records; Liber L#3 [TLC]; Page 71. Jul 28, 1761 from Burditt Hamelton (Hamilton) of CC, planter, to Elisha Leftwick of CC, planter, for 4 shillings and 6 pence sterling and for divers other good causes, one moiety of a tract of land in CC called Woodberreys Harbours, being the westernmost part thereof, and bounded by the bank of Potomack River, containing and now laid out for about 175 acres .. only 150 acres. Signed - Burditt Hamilton. Wit - R Harrison*, Jo: H: Harrison*, Elenor, the wife of sd Burdltt Hamilton, acknowledged this deed. Recorded Jan 2, 1762.
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      1761-1765 Charles County, Maryland Land Records; Liber L#3 [TLC]; Page 104, Mar 12, 1762 from Burditt Hamilton of CC, planter, to Richard Wade (son of Robert) of Prince George's County, planter_ Whereas John Hamilton of CC (grandfather of both parties to this indenture) by his will dated Nov 18, 1708, bequeathed to his daughter, Elizabeth Hamilton, 100 acres of land, part of the tract of land that he lived on which was Burditts Rest, but did not mention where the sd land should be laid off. Sd Elizabeth also died without any possession of the same. Now the intention of this deed is to point out the boundaries of sd 100 acres, and to secure the same to sd Richard Wade who is the son and lawful heir of sd Elizabeth), agreeable to the afd will, and accordingly, sd Burditt Hamilton, for 4 shillings and 6 pence sterling to him in hand paid by sd Richard Wade and for divers other good causes, has given to sd Richard Wade, 100 acres of land, being part of Burditts Rest in CC, Durham Parish, on the south side of Burditts Cr, containing and laid out for about 100 acres. Signed - Burditt Hamilton. Wit - Rich' Harrison*, George Dent*, Recorded Mar 12, 1762.
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      1765-1770 Charles County, Maryland Land Records; Liber O#3 [TLC]; Page 207. May 25, 1767 from Elisha Leftwick of CC, planter, to Burdict (Burditt) Hamilton of CC. On Jul 28, 1761, deeds did reciprocally pass between the afd parties for equally dividing a certain tract of land called Woodberrys Harbour, and in that deed from sd Leftwick to sd Hamilton, 2 errors are now discovered, the one in the division line, and the other error is in the 2nd line in sd deed. The purpose of this deed is to rectify the afd errors. sd Leftwick, for 4 shillings, and for divers other good causes, has sold. to sd Hamilton, one moiety of a tract of land in CC called woodberrys harbour, now in the actual possession of sd Hamilton, being the NE moiety thereof, and bounded by a stone set in the ground close to the bank head of Potomack River by sd Leftwick and Hamilton in 1761 for a stone of division, thence to a line of the original survey, containing about 175 acres, but by patent 150 acres only. Signed - Elisha Leftwick. Wit - Rich Harrison*, Jo: H. Harrison*. Mary, the wife of sd Leftwick, acknowledged this deed. Recorded Jun 11, 1767.
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      1765-1770 Charles County, Maryland Land Records; Liber O#3 [TLC]; Page 261. Lease. Aug 29, 1767 from Burditt Hamilton of CC, planter, to Robert Knox of Glasgow, mariner, the lease of a lot near Nansemoy [sic] in CC, being part of a tract called Woodberrys Harbour, and bounded by a stone that in 1761 by sd Hamilton and Elisha Leftwick was placed in their division line for their boundary of division in sd tract and at present about 6 or 7 yards from the brink of the bank of Potomaek River, containing about 2 acres 8 perches. This is a 30 year lease. The rent, to be paid by each Aug 28, is 7 £10 shillings. Knox agrees that there shall be through the lot an open space for a road to run upon the bank or high ground, a sufficient breadth for any land carriage, and another space for sd use in the SW side of sd lot, to run from the brink of the bank with the 1st line of sd lot, not less than 10 feet wide, with sufficient room also in the angle of the sd space or roads for loaded wheel carriages to turn from one space to the other. The roads are not to be stopped up or obstructed by any building, fencing, ditch, gate, lumber, or any other obstruction, without the consent of sd Hamilton. Hamilton shall have liberty of taking on or off any commodity belonging to him at any wharf on the river adjoining sd lot, hereafter made by Knox. Knox shall not sell drink in the Tavern way on sd lot, without the licence of Hamilton. Signed - Burditt Hamilton, Robert Knox. Wit - Dan Jenifer*, Jo: H: Harrison*. Eleanor Ann, the wife of the sd Burdit, relinquished her right of dower_ Recorded Sep 2, 1767.
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      Charles County Land Records Book S#3, Page 730.
      Indenture tripartite made Jun 2, 1775 between Burditt Hamilton of CC, planter, of the 1st part, Henry Brett of CC, ship carpenter, of the 2nd part, and Cleon Moore of the Town of Colchester, County of Fairfax, and Virginia, acting executor of the will of Henry Moore, decd, of the 3rd part. John Falkner (who was the patentee of a tract of land called Chairmans Purchase, containing, by the patent, about 200 acres, but by an accurate survey thereof lately made by William Hanson, surveyor for CC, there appears to be but 182 acres), on Dec 17, 1689, leased sd land to Philip Lines, now decd, for the term of 99 years. John King, now decd, on Jun 14, 1727, purchased from the representatives of sd John Falkner, the residue of sd lease, and sd John King also purchased the reversion of one undivided third part of sd land, in fee, from Charles Semple and Frances, his wife, by deed dated Oct 17, 1729, by which there was a merger of one undivided third part of sd lease in sd John King, which sd Frances Semple, one of the 3 coheiresses of William Saunders and Alice, his wife, and sd Alice was only and sole daughter and heir of sd John Falkner. Sd Henry Moore married Sarah Brett, widow and relict of Richard Brett, which sd Sarah Brett was the mother of sd Henry Brett, and together with Mary Hamilton, the mother of the sd Burditt, was co-heiress to sd John King. Sd Henry Moore, after his marriage, purchased from William Bell alias Carpenter, and Ann, his wife, William and Ann's right in sd land, by deed dated Sep 8, 1750, which sd Anne Bell alias Carpenter, was another of the 3 co-heiresses of sd William Saunders and Alice, his wife, which deed and other deeds herein, were recorded in CC. Now this deed witnesses that sd parties of these presents have agreed to partition sd land between them, sd Burditt Hamilton, Henry Brett, and Cleon Moore, as follows. Burditt Hamilton will have 91 acres, or 1 moiety of sd land until the expiration of the lease from John Falkner, bounded by the River Potomack, the line of Thompkinson and Watsons Grant. Sd Henry Brett shall have one full sixth part of sd land for his share, until the expiration of sd lease, bounded by the River, the land of Francis Meeke, containing about 30.33 acres. Sd Cleon Moore shall have one full third part of sd tract of land called Chairmans Purchase, until the expiration of sd lease, which lies between the parts of sd Burditt Hamilton and Henry Brett from the River to the head line, which is the residue of Chairmans Purchase, and contains 60.67 acres. Signed -Burditt Hamilton, Henry Brett, C[leon] Moore. Wit - .. G.R. Brown*. .. relinquished her right of dower, [rest of document is illegible]. Recorded Jun 3, 1775.
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      Early Families of Southern Maryland, Volume: 10 - Corrections
      Witness in 1778 will of Anne Wade wife of Thomas Price

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      1765-1770 Charles County, Maryland Land Records; Liber O#3 [TLC]; Page 721. Lease. Jun 13, 1770 from Burditt. Hamilton of CC, planter, to Daniel Jenifer Adams of CC. Sd Burditt is seized in his demesne as of fee, of the NE moiety of a tract of and called Woodberrys Harbour, lying near the mouth of Nanjamoy [Cr] and on Potomack River in CC, a part of which sd moiety he has laid off in lots for a Town thereon to be built, called Ellvira, to be augmented at the pleasure of sd Burdett. Now this deed witnesses that sd Burditt leases to sd Adams, lot #3 in Ellvira. A street is to run through sd lot. Lot ff3 is bounded by lot. #7., the river, containing about 5/8 of an acre, exclusive of sd street. Sd street is to be called Water Street, and it is not to be obstructed or built upon or enclosed without the consent of both parties. The lease is to start today, and is to last until Jan 1, 1860, paying yearly, 24 shillings on each Dec 31. Adams agrees, within 18 months, to build a good house of timber, brick, or stone, to cover 256 square feet excluding the chimney, not lower than 8 feet pitch. Every chimney built on the lot is to be stone or brick. Adams is to keep a good ladder on the lot, of sufficient length to reach from the ground to the top of the roof of the highest house that shall be built on sd lot. Adams may not keep on the lot, or any place within 500 yards of the town, pigeons, geese, turkeys, ducks, or poultry of any kind, or sheep, goats,any cattle kind except horse kind, and 4 cattle, unless they be kept in a good enclosure. Signed - Burditt Hamilton, Dani J Adams. Wit - Walter Hanson*, Saud Love*. Eleanor, the wife of the sd Burdict Hamilton, relinquished her right of dower. Recorded Jun 13, 1770.
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      1770-1775 Charles County, Maryland Land Records; Liber S#3 [TLC]; Page 84: Dec 20, 1770 from Robert_ Knox of CC, merchant, to Andrew Baillie of CC, merchant, for 55 £, an equal, undivided half of that lot, being part of the land of Elisha Leftwick, now decd, lying in Nanjumoy in CC on the River Potomack, bounded by the dividing line between Burdict Hamilton and sd Elisha Leftwick, containing about 2 roods and 9M perches. Sd lot was, by agreement and lease dated Jun 9, 1767, leased by sd Leftwick to John Glassford for the term of 30 years from the date of the agreement and lease, for the payment of 21 shillings yearly in the name of ground rent, and which lot and buildings and improvements, was by sd Glassford, assigned to the afd Robert Knox by deed dated Sep 28, 1770. To have and to hold during the rest of the term of 30 years, upon paying half the rent and abiding by the covenants in the lease from sd Leftwick to sd Classford. Signed - Robert Knox. Wit - Dan of St. Thos Jenifer*, Robert Mundell. Recorded Dec 26, 1770.
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      1770-1775 Charles County, Maryland Land Records; Liber S#3 [TLC]; Page 345. Deed of Partition. Feb 2, 1773 from Daniel Jenifer of CC, Gentleman, to Burdit Hamilton of CC, Gentleman_ Sd Jenifer and Hamilton are seized, as tenants in common, of a tract of land called Thomkinson and Wattsons Grant, lying in Durham Parish upon Potomack River in CC, and containing, by patent, about 600 acres, but by an accurate survey made by Thomas McPherson, Deputy Surveyor, at the request of sd Jenifer and Hamilton on the 21st of last month, sd tract is found to contain 681 acres, as per the plat hereunto annexed. Jenifer and Hamilton want a partition made. Jenifer is to hold the east half of the tract, which is now in Jenifer's possession, and Hamilton is to hold the west half, which is now in Hamilton's possession. Signed - Dani Jenifer, Burdit Hamilton. Wit - Walter Hanson*, G.R. Brown*. [Plat map follows]. Eleanor Ann, wife to the sd Burdit Hamilton, relinquished her right of dower. Recorded Feb 2, 1773.
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      1770-1775 Charles County, Maryland Land Records; Liber S#3 [TLC]; Page 730. Indenture tripartite made Jun 2, 1775 between Burditt Hamilton of CC, planter, of the 1st part, Henry Brett of CC, ship carpenter, of the 2nd part, and Cleon Moore of the Town of Colchester, County of Fairfax, and Virginia, acting executor of the will of Henry Moore, decd, of the 3rd part. John Falkner who was the patentee of a tract of land called Chairmans Purchase, containing, by the patent, about 200 acres, but by an accurate survey thereof lately made by William Hanson, surveyor for CC, there appears to be but 182 acres), on Dec 17, 1689, leased sd land to Philip Lines, now decd, for the term of 99 years.
      John King, now decd, on Jun 14, 1727, purchased from the representatives of sd John Falkner, the residue of sd lease, and sd John King also purchased the reversion of one undivided third part of sd land, in fee, from Charles Semple and Frances, his wife, by deed dated Oct 17, 1729, by which there was a merger of one undivided third part of sd lease in sd John King, which sd Frances Semple, one of the 3 coheiresses of William Saunders and Alice, his wife, and sd Alice was only and sole daughter and heir of sd John Falkner. Sd Henry Moore married Sarah Brett, widow and relict of Richard Brett, which sd Sarah Brett was the mother of sd Henry Brett, and together with Mary Hamilton, the mother of the sd Burditt, was co-heiress to sd John King. Sd Henry Moore, after his marriage, purchased from William Bell alias Carpenter, and Ann, his wife, William and Ann's right in sd land, by deed dated Sep 8, 1750, which sd Ann Bell alias Carpenter, was another of the 3 co-heiresses of sd William Saunders and Alice, his wife, which deed and other deeds herein, were recorded in CC. Now this deed witnesses that sd parties of these presents have agreed to partition sd land between them, sd Burditt Hamilton, Henry Brett, and Cleon Moore, as follows. Burditt Hamilton will have 91 acres, or 1 moiety of sd land until the expiration of the lease from John Falkner, bounded by the River Potomack, the line of Thompkinson and Watsons Grant. Sd Henry Brett shall have one full sixth part of sd land for his share, until the expiration of 8d lease, bounded by the River, the land of Francis Meeke, containing about 30.33 acres. Sd Cleon Moore shall have one full third part of sd tract of land called ChairmanS Purchase, until the expiration of sd lease, which lies between the parts of sd Burditt Hamilton and Henry Brett from the River to the head line, which is the residue of Chairmans Purchase, and contains 60.67 acres. Signed - Burditt Hamilton, Henry Brett, C[leon] Moore. Wit - G.R. Brown*. .. relinquished her right of dower. [rest of document is illegible]. Recorded Jun 3, 1775.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 9. Feb 2, 1775 from Burdit Hamilton of CC, to Gerrard Fowke of CC, for 441 £and 5 shillings, all that part of a tract of land called Burdits Rest, lying in Durham Parish in CC, which is bounded by Burdits Cr, containing and laid out for about 352,75 acres. Signed - Burditt Hamilton. Wit - Hawkins, Jas Craik (CC JP's). Eleanor Anne, the wife of the sd Burdett Hamilton, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned_ Recorded Jul 17, 1775.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 246. Mar 25, 1778 from Burdit Hamilton of CC, to Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer of the City of Annapolis, for 327 £10 shillings and for divers other good causes, one moiety of a tract of land called Chairmans Purchase, lying in Durham Parish in CC, and being the other moiety of the sd tract now in the possession of Daniel Jenifer, the sd moiety
      containing about 91 acres. Signed - Burditt Hamilton. Wit - Warren Dent, Will Harrison {CC JPs)_ Eleonar Ann, the wife of sd Burdit Hamilton, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Mar 26, 1778,

      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 247. Mar 25, 1778 from Burdit Hamilton of CC in Durham Parish, to Daniel of St_ Thomas Jenifer of the City of Annapolis, Esq, for 2553 £15 shillings and for divers other good causes, one moiety of a tract of land called Tomkinson and Watsons Grant, the same containing about 340-1/2 acres, as by deed of partition between sd Hamilton and Jenifer, Feb 2, 1773. Signed - Burditt Hamilton. Wit - Warren Dent, Will Harrison (CC JPs). Eleonar Ann, the wife of sd Burdit Hamilton, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded mar 26, 1778.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 353. Mar 29, 1779 from Robert Knox of CC, to Burditt Hamilton of CC, for 550 £, all that tract of land called Mount Joy, escheated by William Beck and conveyed by him to Gerard Fowke Sr, and from sd Fowke sold to sd Knox, lying in Durham Parish in CC, bounded by the path called Sissons Path, containing, by patent, about 62 acres. Also conveyed is 2 leased lots of land at Nangemy in a parcel of land belonging to the Sd Hamilton called Woodberrys Harbour leases for the lots were heretofore given by sd Hamilton, the one to Daniel Jenifer Adams, the other to sd Knox. Signed - Robert Knox. wit - Richd Barnes, Will Harrison (CC Justices). Rose Townsand Knox, the wife of the sd Robt Knox, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Apr 19, 1779,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland [Mike Marshall]; Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 349-43: CHERMANS PURCHASE: 200 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Lynes, Philip: Surveyed 3 Aug 1662 for John Cherman beginning at a bound of John Tomkinson and run East down Potomac River.: Conveyance notes - 66-2/3 Acres - John King from Charles Sample; 7 Oct 1729, 200 Acres - John King from Benjamin Stennill & Elizabeth; 14 March 1732,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland [Mike Marshall]; Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 346-24: WOODSBERRY HARBOUR: 300 acres; Possession of - 300 Acres - Lampton, Mark: : Surveyed 27 July 1667 for James Lee on the North Side Potomac river near a march called the half way between MARYLAND POINT and Nanjemoy Creek this land was vested in John Hitchinson who died without heir. Whereby it came to be escheated to his Lordship and granted John Allen who assigned the same to John Fanning & patent in Fanning name 1677 yearly rent. : Other Tracts Mentioned: MARYLAND POINT;
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland [Mike Marshall]; Hundred - Nanjemoy or Durham Parish: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 461-561: MOUNTJOY: 62.5 acres; Possession of - 62.5 Acres - Muncaster, James: Surveyed for James Muncaster, 2 Sept 1746, lying in Charles County in Dunham Parish adjoining to the lands of James Muncaster, beginning at a bounded red oak standing by a path [?] path on the North Side Thereof. Patented 18 March 1746.: Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland [Mike Marshall]; Hundred - Nanjemoy or Durham Parish: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 336-19: BURDITTS REST: 700 acres; Possession of - 425 Acres - Burditt, Thomas: 275 Acres - Fowke, Gerard: Surveyed 17 March 1665 for Thomas Burditt on the Westernmost branch of Nanjemoy Creek in Burditts Creek.: Conveyance notes - 229 Acres - Roger Fowke from Burdett Ashton; 31 July 1722, 229 Acres - Roger Fowke from Gerard Fowke & Sarah; 18 Dec 1725,,

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