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

Philip Barton Key

Male 1725 - 1756  (31 years)


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  • Name Philip Barton Key 
    Born 1725  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Nov 1756  Chestertown, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I51456  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Philip Key,   b. 21 Mar 1697, St. Paul's Covent Garden, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1764, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susannah Gardiner,   b. 1705, Warburton Manor, Piscataway, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 9 Dec 1742, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 37 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1724  Hillilee, Chaptico, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1816  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 427. At the request of Philip Key, the following mortgage was recorded on Oct 11, 1750.
      I, Nathan Cockrine of CC, planter, for 5149 lbs tobacco, have sold to Philip Key of St Mary's County, merchant, the following goods & chattels: 2 cows and calves, 2 sows, 8 shoats, & 6 pigs, 4 sheep, 2 cow & her yearling I had from Thomas Pettit, 1 horse, 1 mare colt called Bonny, 1 feather bed, 2 blankets and rugs, 1 other bed and its furniture, 2 iron pots, 1 table, 1 chest, 3 chairs, 4 large and 3 small cider casks. If, however, Cockrine pays Key the afd sum of tobacco with interest, then this bill of sale to be void. For the better securing the payment of the sd tobacco, Cockrine this day passed a bond to Key. Now it is agreed that, in consideration that Cockrine has the use of the goods & chattels, if at any time before Key shall be possessed of the sd goods and chattels any should die, or if sd Cochran fails to deliver the goods and chattels when asked, or if the goods and chattels turn out to be less valuable than the tobacco, the tobacco ought to stand secured and may be recovered, as well by force of the bond. Signed - Nathan Cochran. Wit - Jno Winter, Philip B Key.
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      HAMMOND, THOMAS, of Deal, County of Kent Manner, now Commander of the ship NEPTUNE. 6 Oct, 1751; 2 Mar, 1761
      To wife Elizabeth, chattles, land and etc.
      Extx: Wife Elizabeth.
      Wit: Charles Graham, John Chesley, Philip Key, Jr. 31. 178
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      James Neal 35.238 A SM £219.11.10 £197.16.9 Oct 25 1753
      Payments to: Mr. Philip Key, Mr. Abraham Barnes, John Humphreys paid to Philip Barton Key per Mr. Richard Ward Key, Henry Jernegan, Mr. Meverill Lock, Mr. James Mills, John Eden, William Gerrard Coode, Edward Smoot.
      Administrator: Mr. Robert Yeates (also Robert Yates).
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      Mrs. Theodosia Key 113.144 SM £317.10.5 Apr 24 1773 Apr 29 1773
      Appraisers: Girard Bond, John Shanks.
      Creditors: Thomas Bond, James Jordan for John Glassford & Co.
      Next of kin: Phillip Key, Susanna Gardiner Key.
      Administrator: Normand Brull. {sic Norman Bruce?}
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      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page (146). Oct 10, 1753 from Butler Stonestreet of CC, planter, to Philip Barton Key of St Mary's County, for 12,000 lbs of tobacco, part of the tract of land called Clear Doubt, lying in the County afd between Gilbert Swamp [Cr) and Burds Cr, containing and now laid out for about 80 acres (it being part of the sd land the sd Butler and his ancestors have for many years lived on). Signed - Butler Stonestreet, Wit - Jno Winter, Jas Nivison. Elizabeth, wife of the sd Butler, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. Recorded Jan 8, 1754.
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      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page (232). Aug 5, 1754 from Boteler Stonestreet of CC, planter, to Philip Barton Key of St Mary's County, for 15,000 lbs of inspected crop tobacco, a tract of land called Morris' help, lying in CC, and bounded by the land of Mr. John Pile, containing about 100 acres. Signed - Butler Stonestreet. Wit - Jno Winter, Jas Nivison. Elizabeth, the wife of the sd Boteler, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Oct 7, 1754.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 365-23: CLEAR DOUBT: 300 acres; Possession of - 300 Acres - Sinclair, Robert: Surveyed 21 Aug 1669 for Robert Slye at bound tree of John Pile and the said Slye bounding on the South line of said Slyes land: Conveyance notes - Possessed by Robert Sinclair who married the relict of John Slye, Entered into Folio 439
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 439-437: CLEAR DOUBT: 300 acres; Possession of - 300 Acres - Slye, Robert: Surveyed 21 Aug 1669 for Robert Slye, patented 30 Oct 1742, see folio 365: Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, see folio 365

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