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

John Anderson

Male 1676 - 1755  (79 years)


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  • Name John Anderson 
    Born 1676  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Jun 1755  Charles County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I44236  Tree1
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2022 

    Father Robert Anderson,   b. Bef 1659,   d. 1 Aug 1705, Prince George's County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 46 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Anderson,   b. Bef 1684,   d. Aft 1715, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F26943  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth MNU Anderson,   b. Abt 1680,   d. Bef 1725, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married Abt 1696  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Anderson,   b. Abt 1699, Charles County, Maryland, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1769, Tryon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)  [natural]
     2. Anne Anderson,   b. Bef 1700, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Catherine Anderson,   b. Bef 1700, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Robert Anderson,   b. Bef 1700, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1764, Charles County, Maryland - Distribution Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 64 years)  [natural]
     5. Mary Anderson,   b. Abt 1704, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1784, Charles County, Maryland - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)  [natural]
     6. Jane Anderson,   b. 2 Aug 1706, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Frances Anderson,   b. 14 Apr 1710, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Rachel Anderson,   b. 5 Feb 1711, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. John Anderson,   b. Bef 1713, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1733, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)  [natural]
     10. Richard Anderson,   b. 1725, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1778, Montgomery County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)  [natural]
     11. James Anderson,   b. Bef 1730, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1794, Bryan Town Hundred, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 64 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F7099  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth {Unproven} Barton,   b. Bef 1670, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1741, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 71 years) 
    Married Bef Jun 1725  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Anderson,   b. 1735, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1768, Frederick County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)  [natural]
     2. Joseph Anderson,   b. 1737, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1775, Benedict Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F26940  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Elizabeth MNU Littlejohn,   b. Bef 1688, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1750, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 62 years) 
    Married Abt 1741  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F26941  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Anne MNU Anderson,   b. Abt 1719, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1757, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married Bef 1750  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F26942  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      John Anderson 59.80 CH £574.8.0 Jun 11 1755
      (also John Anderson)
      Appraisers: John Thomas, Henry Lyon.
      Creditors: George Maxwell, Frances Parnham.
      Next of kin: Robert Anderson, James Anderson.
      Administratrix: Mrs. Anne Anderson.
      ===
      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith
      Oct. 1755 - The Charles Co., Md. Administration Account of John Anderson [Sr.]
      Value of inventory: 574/8/0.
      Payments made by the estate: 119/8/6.
      Sureties: Edward Burch and George Ross.
      Payments made to (among others): James Anderson, Edward Byrch [sic.]
      Representatives: widow (unnamed), 8 children (unnamed, all of age except John Anderson, age 20, and Joseph Anderson, age 18.)
      Administratrix: Ann Anderson, now wife of Cyrenus Cheseldine.
      Source: Skinner, V. L., Jr., "Abstracts of the Administration Accounts of the Prerogative Court of Maryland, 1754-1760," p. 36. Two additional administration accounts of John Anderson [Sr.] may be found in this source on pp. 46-7 (both dated May 1756.)
      Comment: Anderson's June 1755 Charles Co. inventory may be found at Skinner, V. L., Jr., "Abstracts of the Inventories of the Prerogative Court of Maryland, 1751-1756," p. 84 (the next-of-kin were Robert Anderson and James Anderson, and the administratrix was Mrs. Anne Anderson.)

      May 1756 - The Charles Co., Md. Balance Book record of John Anderson [Sr.]
      Value of estate: 547/3/10.
      Sureties: Edward Burch and George Ross.
      Distribution to: Widow (unnamed, 1/3.) Residue to (equally):
      Robert, Mary, Elizabeth, Richard, James, John, Joseph, Catherine.
      Administratrix: Ann Chezeldine (late Ann Anderson), wife of Cyrenus Chezeldine.
      Source: Skinner, V. L., Jr., "Abstracts of the Balance
      Books of the Prerogative Court of Maryland, 1755-1763," p. 6.
      ===
      John Anderson 2.21 D £547.3.10 ( 1756)
      Sureties: Edward Burch, George Ross.
      Distribution to: Widow (unnamed, 1/3).
      Residue to (equally): Robert, Mary, Elisabeth, Richard, James, John, Joseph, Catherine,
      Administratrix: Anne Chezeldine (late Anne Anderson), wife of Cyrenus Chezeldine
      ===
      John Anderson 2.21 D CH £547.3.10 May 28 1756
      Distribution to: Representatives unknown to this Office.
      Administratrix; Ann Chezeldine, wife of Cyrenus Chezeldine.
      ===NJL
      Jun 1725; James Perry; s/o Joseph Perry, dec'd, and of Elizabeth, now wife of John Anderson, tailor; 16 years old 1 Mar last; chose his brother Charles as guardian (PGOC L.453)
      ===
      Moran (Morran), Gabriel, planter, Charles County, 15th Mch., 1733; 3rd July, 1734.
      To wife Elizabeth, dwelling plantation [unnamed] during life, at her decease to son John and hrs. and 150 A. of "Addition to Cattles Grave" adjoining to Thomas Allin's land, at her decease to unborn child.
      to 4 sons, viz.: John, Peter, Andrew and William, residue of real estate. Should either die before age of 18, survivors to inherit portion of deceased.
      Exs.: Wife and son John.
      Test: John Anderson, Jonathan Willson, Thomas Farrand, Hugh Stone.
      Codicil. To wife Elizabeth, 1/3 personal estate, residue divided between 4 sons afsd. and unborn child.
      Test: Rand. Morris and same as above. 21. 137
      ===
      Gabriel Moran 18.501 CH £211.1.11 Jul 25 1734 Aug 13 1734
      Appraisers: John Anderson, John Willson.
      Creditors: George Plater, Jo. Kirkwood.
      Executors: Elisabeth Moran, John Moran
      ===
      Stephen Baker 18.505 CH £5.8.0 Jun 22 1734 Aug 13 1734
      Appraisers: John Anderson, William Brogden.
      Administrator: Somersett Smith.
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      Crabb, Thomas, Charles County, 3rd Jan., 1719; 8th Mar., 1719,
      To daus. Eliza. and Margt. and their hrs., "Wardle" equally.
      To son-in-law, Charles Sommersett Smith (husband of dau. Jane), and their hrs., " Willshins Plains" in Charles County, and personalty.
      To wife Eliza., extx., dwelling plantation - and 100 A. adj. (bou. of Thomas Truman) during life, at her decease to dau. Eliza. and hrs,
      Wife Eliza. and daus. Eliza. and Margt. residuary legatees of personal estate, wife 1/3 being first deducted.
      Test: John Dent., William Fenwick, John Anderson, Josiah Cuttance. 16,20
      ===
      Anderson, John, Jr., Charles Co. 15th June, 1733; 15th Aug., 1733.
      To brother Robert, personalty.
      To brothers and sisters, viz.: Richard,, James, Anne and Katherine., residue of personal estate.
      Ex.: father John Anderson.
      Test: Rand. Morris, Charles Somerset Smith, Jona. Wilson. MCW 20. 745.
      ===
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 123c: Indenture, 29 Mar 1705
      From: John Murth, planter of Prince George's County
      To: John Browne, ship's carpenter of Prince George's County
      For 15£a 100 acre parcel of land called Wood's Joy in Prince George's County, formerly Calvert County, on the west side of the Patuxent River the whole tract of 500 acres originally surveyed for Edward Wood; bounded by John Anderson, the river, and land of Edward Truman
      Signed: John Murth (mark)
      Witnessed: James Stoddart and William Tanyhill
      Acknowledgement: John Murth in front of above witnesses
      Alienation: 29 Mar 1705 the sum of 5s paid by John Browne
      ===
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 148a: Indenture, 22 Dec 1705
      From: John Anderson, planter of Prince George's County
      To: James Williams, carpenter of Anne Arundel County
      Three indentures of bargain and sale: On 6 Jul 1685 for 100 acres of land part of Esington; the second on 13 Jun 1688 for 36 acres part of Cattaik Meddows; the third for 20 acres of Esington all made between the late Robert Anderson of Prince George's County, father of John Anderson, and the late Joseph Williams of Anne Arundel County, father of James Williams; these "shall be cancelled, defaced, and utterly made voyd by these presents" and for "a valuable consideration" paid, James Williams will receive a tract of land called James Lott part of Esington in Prince George's County; bounded by Rouleing Road, near John Boyd's road, to John Boyd's School, to Cattails Marsh on the west side of Rouleing Road; to land of Abraham Clark called Esington; for 156 acres of land
      Signed: John Anderson (mark)
      Memorandum: 22 Dec 1705 Elizabeth Anderson, wife of John, examined by Robert Tyler and Abraham Clark; witnessed by same
      Alienation: 22 Jan 1705 the sum of 3s paid by James Williams; rec'd by Henry Boteler
      ===
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 149a: Quit Claim Deed, 22 Dec 1706
      From: Elizabeth Anderson, widow of the late Robert Anderson of Prince George's County
      To: James Williams
      In consideration of an agreement made between Robert Anderson and James Williams, son of Joseph Williams concerning the sale of 156 acre part of Esington to Williams, Elizabeth gives up all rights
      Signed: Elizabeth Anderson (mark)
      Witnessed: Robert Tyler and Abra. Clarke
      ===
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 192a: Letter of Attorney {1707)
      From: Richard Lancaster of London in the Kingdom of England
      To: John Demon and Hugh Abrahams, planters "in" Patuxent River of Maryland Power of Attorney to collect debts in the Province of Maryland
      Signed: Rich'd Lancaster
      Witnessed: Wotell Hunt, John Anderson and Henry Boteler
      ===
      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 354
      23 Jun 1720; Recorded at request of John Anderson:
      8 Jun 1720; Indenture from William Marcia Farthing of St. Mary's County, Gent., to John Anderson, Gent.; for £60; tract called Farthings Discovery; bounded by a beech tree marked LGxWFxI715 on the north side of the main branch of Indian Creek, the branch which divides Charles Co. from St. Mary's Co.; containing 520 acres; /s/ Wm. Marcio Farthing; wit. Clemr. Gardiner, Nicholus Meier (mark); 8 Jun 1720 ack. by William M. Farthing and Anne his wife
      ===
      Charles County Liber L#2, Page16.
      At the request of Samuel Perrie of Prince Georges County, merchant, the following deed was recorded May 25, 1722.
      May 5, 1722 from Mr. John Anderson of CC and Eliza, his wife, to Samuel Perrie of Prince Georges County, merchant, for 18 £sterling, one tract of land called Andersons Chance, lying in Prince Georges County on the north side of Swansons Cr, bounded by Stanleys Branch in the-line of a parcel of land called Woods, a parcel of land formerly taken up by Mr. Igna. Craycroft, now in the possession 'of sd Sam. Perrie called Timber neck, thence to the end of sd Perrie's line, the land of Samuel Warring called Ludfords Guilt, a parcel of land called Ludfords hope, containing about 81 acres. Signed - John Anderson, Eliza(± her mark)..Anderson. Wit - John Briscoe*, Cha Somrset Smith*,' Jno Carhought. _ Eliza freely relinquished her right of dower
      ===
      Charles County Liber L#2, Page32.
      At the request of John Anderson of CC, the following bond was recorded on Jun 25, 1722.
      I, Samuel Perrie of Prince Georges County, merchant, do acknowledge myself indebted unto John Anderson of CC,'"-in the just sum of 36 £sterling, to the payment of which, I bind myself this May 5, 1722. Sd Sam Perrie has bought of sd Anderson one tract of land in Prince Georges County; ' bounded by the several lines as by the deeds (of equal date with this bond) will more at large appear, & containing, as by patent, 90 acres. If Perrie shall rest satisfied with the just quantity of land that is bonafide contained. within the several lines expressed by patent & that neither he,-the sd~ Saml, nor any other person claiming under" him, shall at 'anytime claim from sd John Anderson any more than 'such land as above, but be content with the same, then the above obligation to be void. Signed - Sam Perrie.' Wi't `John Briscoe, Charles Somt. Smith.
      ===
      Charles County Liber L#2, Page67. At the request of Wm Maria Farthing of St Mary's County, the following deed was recorded this Jan 24, 1722.
      Aug 8, 1722 from Jno Anderson of CC, planter, to Wm Maria Farthing of St Mary's County, innholder, for 60 £sterling money of Great Britain, all that tract of land called Farthings Discovery, situated in CC, bounded by the southernmost main branch of Indian Cr, supposed to be the branch that divides St Mary's & CC, containing and laid out for about 520 acres. Signed - Jno Anderson. Wit - Truman Greenfield, Upgatt Reeves, Jno Harwood. St Mary's County. These are to certify that Eliza Anderson, wife of sd Jno Anderson, came before us, two Justices of the above county, and released her right of dower to the land within mentioned land, this Nov 25, 1722. Signed - Saml Williamson, Truman Greenfield. St Mary's County. This is to certify that the above subscribers are justices of this county. Signed -_M Jenifer, Clerk.
      ===
      1726-1730 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber M, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Page 491
      Enrolled at request of Capt- Joseph Wilkinson 3 Sep 1729:
      From John Anderson, tailor, to Joseph Wilkinson of Calvert Co., Gent.; for £70; slaves, cattle, household goods, grain, etc-; /s/ John Anderson; wit. Patrick Sim, Thos. Hodgkin
      ===
      1726-1730 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber M, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Page 492
      Enrolled at request of Dr. Patrick Sim 3 Sep 1729:
      From John Anderson, tailor, to Patrick Sim, surgeon; for £10; cider made this year on the plantation; also household goods, etc-; /s/ John Anderson; wit- James Russell, Thos. Hodgkin
      ===
      Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 170. At the request of Thomas Trueman Greenfield of St Mary's County, Gent, the following release was recorded this Aug 26, 1729.
      I, John Anderson of CC, send greeting. W Mareia Farthing of St Mary's County had surveyed and laid out for him a tract of land called Farthings Discovery, upon Jul 21, 1715, lying between the branches of Indian Cr and.the branch of Frodshams alias Swansons Cr, bounded by a bounded white oak sapling and beach marked L:G:W:F:1715 standing on the north side of the southernmost main branch of Indian Cr, supposed to be that which divides St Mary's and CC, containing 520 acres, which sd land and premises sd Wm Marea Farthing did afterwards convey to the abovesd Jno Anderson, as by his conveyance dated Jun 8, 1720 in CC records. Sd John Anderson afterwards reconveyed the afd tract of land and premises to the abovesd Wm Marea Farthing, as by his conveyance thereof, upon record in CC, dated Aug 8, 1722. Sd Wm Marea Farthing afterwards conveyed sd land and premises to Thos Trueman Greenfield of St Mary's County, as by his CC deed dated Nov 7, 1722. But since the abovesd deed from John Anderson to sd Wm Maria Farthing is thought not to be so effectual as the strictness of the law may require, therefore to prevent, as much as possible, all future controversies between the parties above named, know that as John Anderson has released to sd Thomas Trueman Greenfeild, in his full and peaceable possession, all that tract of land called Farthings Discovery. Siganed - John Anderson. Wit - Geo Dent*, Robt Hanson*. Eliz , the wife of the sd John Anderson, gave up heright of dower to the within lands and premises.
      ===
      1730-1733 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber Q, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Page 56
      Enrolled at request of John Fraser, ?pilot, 14 Jul 1730:
      Indenture, 5 Jun 1730; Between John Anderson, tailor, and John Fraser of St. Mary's County, ?pilot; for £40; a parcel being part of land sold by Thomas Brooke, Esq., to Joseph Berry, late of this county; called Anderson's Purchase; bounded by Brookfield; containing 173 acres; 109 acres thereof being part of land called Brookefield and 64 acres being part of Addition to Brookefield; /s/ John Anderson; wit. Willm. Sewall, Thos. Aisquith; ack. St. Mary's Co. by John Anderson; Richard Hopewell and Thos. Aisquith certified as justices of St. Mary's Co.
      ===
      Charles County Land Records, 1729-1733; Book M#2; Page 244.
      At the request of Edward Burch of CC, planter, the following deed was recorded this Apr 29, 1731.
      I, John Anderson Sr of CC, for the natural love I have for my son-in-law, Edwd Burch of CC, millwright, and also for divers other good causes, part of a tract of land which I have lately taken up, lying in CC, bounded by a Spanish Oak standing near a Coach Road, it being a bounded tree of a tract of land belonging to Jas Tompson, and likewise a bounded tree of a tract of land belonging to Gab Morgan, Gab Moran's land, a tract of land called New Bradford (part now in the possession of John Pidgeon, the other in possession of Joseph Gates), containing about 94 acres. Signed Nov 28, 1730 - Jno Anderson. Wit - Rand° Morris, Thos Hawkins, Char. Somrsett Smith*, Henry Hawkins*. Eliza, the wife to sd Jno Anderson Sr, relinquished her right of dower
      ===
      Charles County Land Records, 1733-1743; Book O#2; Page 4. Recorded Sep 26, 1733. I, John Anderson Sr of CC, for the love I have for my son-in-law Richard Standforth of CC, planter, and also for divers other good causes, I have given Richard part of a tract of land which I have lately taken up, lying in CC, bounded by Caward Burch's land, being part of the same tract called Foxes race, thence to a tract of land called New Bradford, now in possession of John Pigeon, the other part in possession of Joseph Gates, and running with the said New Bradford, the south side of the coach road, about 86 acres. To have and to hold, the abovesaid parcel of land unto the said Richard Standforth, without any challenge from sd John Anderson Sr. Signed Jul 14, 1733 - John Anderson. Wit - Charles Somersett Smith*, Allen Davies*. Elizabeth, the wife of sd John Anderson, released her dower.
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      Charles County Land Records, 1733-1743; Book O#2; Page 125. Recorded Dec 1, 1735. I, John Anderson of CC, yeoman, for the love I have for my son, Robert Anderson of CC, and also for divers other good causes, I have given him 100 acres in CC, being part of a tract of land called Fox Race, surveyed for 682 acres. The 100 acres is bounded by the east side of the Coach Road. Signed Nov 10, 1735 - John Anderson. Wit - Allen Davies*, Wm Wilkinson*. Eliza, the wife of the said Anderson, released her dower.

      ===
      Charles County Court Records, 9 November 1736 Court, Liber T#2, Page 264
      The Justices here do describe the following Main Roads, and do appoint the several persons hereafter named, overseers of sd Roads for the ensuing year:
      The Main Road from the Cool Spring Road by Joseph Johnson's to Bened:t Town, from Richard Standforth's to Bened:t Town, from the Road by Rand:o Morris' to Indian Creek Bridge, from John Estep's to the Road that leads by John Anderson's, from Swansons Creek Landing by the Widow Lyon's to the Road from the New Bridges, from Joseph Johnson's to the Mannor Branch, fromJoseph Johnson's to William Wilkinson's Mill, from George Wall's to the Mannor Branch, Mev:l Hultse, Overseer.
      ===
      Charles County Court Records, November 1738 Court, Liber T#2, Page 509.
      The Main Road from the Coolspring Road by Joseph Johnson's to Benedict Town, from Richard Standforth's to Benedict Town, from the Road by Randolph Morris' to Indian Creek Bridge, from John Estep the Road that leads by John Anderson's, from the upper Bridge of Swansons Cr, the Road that leads by Capt. Smith's to Benedict Town, from Swanson's Creek Landing by the Widow Lyon's to the Road from the New Bridges, from Joseph Johnson's to the Mannor Branch, from Joseph Johnson's to William Wilkinsons Mill, from George Walls' to the Mannor Branch. Richard Adams, Overseer.
      ===
      Charles County Court Records, June 1739 Court, Liber T#2, Page 565.
      Pursuant to the order of last Mar CC Court, Commission issued to Allen Davies, Jonathan Davies Jr, John Estep, & Edward Burch to examine witnesses touching the bounds of a tract of land in CC called the two Friends, in possession of Richard Sotheron.Signed Mar 16, 1738 - Sam: Hanson, Clerk.
      And now here, Jonathan Davies Jr, John Estep, and Edward Burch return to the Court here the Commission afd with the following certificate and depositions thereto annexed, viz -
      We certify that we took the examination of all such witnesses as came before us, relating to the bounds of the land mentioned in the sd Commission. Signed Jun 11, 1739 - Jona: Davies Jr, John Estep, Edward Burch.

      Jun 11, 1739. The deposition of Saml Johnson, age about 46, who says that about 9 years ago, George Dement told him that at the place where he now stands, stood a bounded poplar which Wm Dement told him[,] the sd George Dement, was the beginning tree of a tract of land that John Burch then lived on, and that since this deponent was told that the sd land was called the two Friends. Signed - Saul (S his mark) Johnson.

      The deposition of John Posten Sr, age about 61, who says that about 36 years ago, John Dosson & Geo: Demen[t] showed this deponent a beech tree by which he now stands, and told sd deponent that this was the 2nd bound tree of a tract of land called the two Friends, and that Nath'l Button told them so and showed them the tree afd. Signed - John (_ his mark) Postin.

      The deposition of John Anderson, age about 62 years, who declares that about 10 years ago, that John Burch told him that this Spanish oak where he now stands was a bound tree and a dividing tree between a tract of land called the two Friends and a tract of land called Edenborough and has seen Edenborough run out, and that they began at the sd dead Spanish oak for the beginning tree of the sd Edenborough.
      ===
      Prince George's Land Records 1743-1746; Book BB#1
      Page 100. Lease. Jan 14, 1743/44 from Walter Pye of PG, to Jacob Clements in Charles County. Whereas sd Walter Pye is appointed and empowered by a letter of attorney from Charles Pye, Esq, of the County afd, to be his lawful attorney, and whereas in the letter of attorney, the sd Walt: Pye is authorized to lett leases of land in Mattawoman Neck belonging to the sd Chas Pye, for 1 or 2 lives, this deed witnesses that the sd Walter Pye, on behalf of the sd Charles Pye, leases to sd Jacob Clements a tract of land called LittleJohn Choyes, having before been demised and granted to Mercilious LittleJohn decd by sd Walter Pye, and afterwards possessed by the executrix of the sd deed Littlejohn (his wife Elizabeth) now married to John Anderson, the sd lease being forfeited by a nonconformance of the covenant regarding planting an orchard, and the sd Anderson and Elizabeth, his wife, having, by consent, removed from off sd premises, bounded by a knoll near the path that leads from Mattawoman into the Neck, thence to the Low Grounds of Mattowoman Swamp, containing 100 acres. This lease to Jacob Clements is for the term of the natural life of his son, John Clements, and during the natural life of his son, Charles Clements, paying yearly to Charles Pye, 1000 lbs picked and culled leaf tobacco clear of cask and in 1 hhd, to be paid always May 1. The first payment is to be made next May 1. Also, 2 bushels of wheat are to be paid each Sep 1, and 1 fat turkey at Christmas, and 6 fat...
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      1739-1743 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber Y, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Page 310.
      Jun 9, 1741 from Jno Anderson and Elizabeth, his wife, of PG, to William Nelson of Charles County, planter, for 7000 lbs of tobacco, part of a parcel of land in PG called Moors Rest, containing and laid out for about 100 acres. Signed - John Anderson, Eliza (E her mark) Anderson. Wit - Geo. Dent, Win (/\/\ his mark) Munroe. Recorded Jun 23, 1741.
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      Charles County Court Records, November 1741 Court, Liber T#2, Page 292
      The Justices here do describe the following main Roads, and do appoint the several persons hereafter named overseers of sd Roads for the ensuing year according to the several precincts and divisions following, viz -
      The main Road from the Cool Spring Road by Joseph Johnson's to Benedict Town, from Rich'd Standforth's to Benedict Town, from the road by Randolph Morris' to Indian Creek Bridge from John Estep's the road that leads by John Anderson's, from the upper Bridge of Swansons Cr, the road that leads by Capt. Smith's to Benedict Town, from Swansons Creek Landing to the widow Lyon's, to the road from the New Bridges, from Joseph Johnson's to the Mannor Branch from Joseph Johnson's to William Wilkinson's Mill, from George Wall's to the Mannor Branch. Also from the head of Swanson Cr to Wilkinsons Landing. Samuel Perrie, Overseer.
      ===
      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 23. At the request of John Anderson, the following indenture was recorded on Mar 15, 1744[/5].
      Mar 11, 1744(/5) between John Anderson of CC, planter, and John Grey, a free Negro of St Mary's County, for 19 shillings & 6 pence paid to Grey by Anderson, and for other causes, Grey hereby covenants and agrees to serve Anderson for 6 years. Anderson agrees to pay Grey 4724 lbs tobacco on Mar 25, 1746, and will provide for Grey all necessaries For his subsistence. Signed - John Anderson, John (his mark) Guy. Wit - Young Parran.
      I hereby assign to John Anderson my whole share of the crop made on his plantation called Fox's Race, in the year 1744. Signed Mar 11, 1744/5 - John (X his mark) Grey. Wit - Young Parran, Philip Parran.
      ===
      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 410.
      At the request of Edward Burch, the following deed was recorded on Aug 25, 1750.
      Aug 15, 1750 from John Anderson of CC, to Edward Burch of CC, for 20 £sterling Money of GB, a parcel of land, being part of a tract of land in CC called Foxes Race, bounded by a tract of land belonging to James Thompson, a tract of land belonging to Gabriel Moran, a tract of land called New Bradford part now in possession of Charles Clements the other part in the possession of the Preist Mulenex and did formerly belong to Joseph Gates, containing about 94 acres. Signed - John Anderson. Wit - Walter Hanson, Robt Yates. Ann, the wife of sd John Anderson, released her dower
      ===
      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 411.
      At the request of James Anderson, the following deed was recorded on Aug 29, 1750.
      Aug 15, 1750 from John Anderson of CC, to James Anderson of cc, for 20 £sterling money of GB, a tract of land, being part of a tract of land in CC called Foxes Race, bounded by a small branch called Fillpails Branch, a parcel of land laid off for Richard Anderson out of the same tract, containing and now laid out for about 165 acres. Signed - John Anderson. Wit - Thos Stone, Robt Yates. Ann, wife of the sd John Anderson, released her dower.
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753;
      At the request of Elizabeth Capshaw, the following deed was recorded on Aug 29, 1750.
      Aug 15, 1750 from John Anderson of CC, yeoman, to Eliza Capshaw, daughter to the sd Anderson, for 1 shilling sterling money of GB, a parcel of land in CC, being part of a tract of land heretofore surveyed for 682 acres and called Foxes Race, being now in possession of sd John Anderson. The parcel is bounded by a tract of land called New Bradford part now in possession of Charles Clements and the other part in possession of Priest Molyneux and did formerly belong to Joseph Gates, containing about 86 acres.
      Signed -John Anderson.
      Wit - Thos Stone, Robt Yates. Ann, wife of the sd John Anderson, released her dower.
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 517. At the request of William Morton, the following deed was recorded on Nov 8, 1751.
      Jun 21, 1751 from John Anderson and Ann, his wife, of CC, to William Morton of CC, for 3750 lbs tobacco, a parcel of land in CC, being part of a tract of land called Whittam Inlarged, bounded by the south side of the Spring Branch, a tract of land called The Birdshead, a white oak of Martain's, containing about 50 acres. Signed - John Anderson, Ann (A her mark) Anderson. Wit - Elizabeth Winters, Robt Yates.

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      1663 Anderson, John Rich Neck (Governors Gift, Little Eltonhead Manor)
      Archives of MD, Provincial Court Proceedings, 1663-64. 99 Harvey

      1725 Anderson, John Foxes Race 413 Patent Record PL 6, p. 186

      1732 Anderson, John Foxes Race 682 Patent Record PL 8, p. 284

      1735 Anderson, John Sothorons Desire 125 Rent Rolls Resurrection
      1735 Anderson, John Sothorons Desire 125 Rent Rolls Resurrection
      1753 Anderson, John Sothorons Desire 100 SMC Debt Books Resurrection
      1753 Anderson, John Fox Range 52 SMC Debt Books
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      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: DOVES NEST (ASSIGNED TO T TRUMAN); Owner: Anderson, John: Orig County = V {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Mar 30, 1664: Ref: Liber 12 f 235 : Map Location: W-22
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      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: CATTAILE MEADOWS; Owner: Anderson, Robert: Orig County = V {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Oct 15, 1685: Ref: Liber 22 f 194 : Map Location: W-08
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 374-8: TWO FRIENDS: 525 acres; Possession of - 262-1/2 Acres - Southern, John: 262-1/2 Acres - Magruder, Alexander: Surveyed 8 Feb 1668 for Justinian Dennis & Robert Gates on the North side of a run that runs into the main fresh coming from Piles run: Other 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 MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 393-106: FOXES RACE: 413 acres; Possession of - 413 Acres - None: Surveyed 10 July 1719 for John Anderson beginning at a bounded White Oak in the main branch of Indian Creek at the North East corner tree of a tract of land called SOLOMANS DESIRE: Other Tracts Mentioned: SOLOMONS DESIRE; FOXES RACE RESURVEY; ; Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, Included in RESURVEY OF FOXES RACE, Jan 1726, folio 413
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 413-252: FOXES RACE: 682 acres; Possession of - 682 Acres - Anderson, John: Re-Surveyed for John Anderson, 2 July 1726, lying inside county. Patented to said Anderson 20th April 1732: Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 86 Acres - Richard Standforth from John Anderson Sr.; 14 July 1733,100 Acres - Robert Anderson from John Anderson; 10 Nov 1735, 102 Acres - Richard Anderson from John Anderson; 9 Nov 1742, 94 Acres - Edward Burch from John Anderson; 14 Aug 1750, 165 Acres - James Anderson from John Anderson; 15 Aug 1750, 86 Acres - Elizabeth Capshaw from John Anderson; 15 Aug 1750

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      Calvert County Circuit Court
      Land Surveys and Condominium Plats

      Timber Neck, 50 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Anderson, John 1665 Patent Record 8, p. 59 0 0 MSA S 1583-1567
      Timber Neck, 50 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Anderson, John 1665 Patent Record 8, p. 60 0 0 MSA S 1583-1568
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      Prince George's County Circuit Court
      Land Surveys and Condominium Plats

      Cattaile Meadow, 500 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Anderson, Robert 1686 Patent Record NS B, p. 369 0 0 MSA S 1596-937

      Timber Neck, 265 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Craycroft, Ignatius 1695 Patent Record B 23, p. 246 0 0 MSA S 1596-4299
      Timber Neck, 265 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Craycroft, Ignatius 1695 Patent Record B 23, p. 246 0 0 MSA S 1596-4300
      Timber Neck, 264 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Clark, Richard 1702 Patent Record DD 5, p. 788 0 0 MSA S 1596-4301 +++++++++++++++++++++++++

      Andersons Chance, 81 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Anderson, John 1707 Patent Record PL 2, p. 225 0 0 MSA S 1596-349
      Andersons Chance, 37 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Anderson, John 1713 Patent Record DD 5, p. 802 0 0 MSA S 1596-350
      Andersons Chance, 37 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Anderson, John 1713 Patent Record DD 5, p. 803 0 0 MSA S 1596-351
      Andersons Chance, 37 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Anderson, John 1713 Patent Record RY 1, p. 19 0 0 MSA S 1596-352

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