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

James Haddock Smith

Male 1739 - 1806  (67 years)


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  • Name James Haddock Smith 
    Born 4 Mar 1739  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Nov 1806  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I53053  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2023 

    Father William Smith,   b. Abt 1706, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1743  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Mason,   b. 15 Jun 1708, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1743  (Age > 36 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 3 Aug 1727  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Burgess,   b. Bef 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1757  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Martha Smith,   b. 20 Jun 1758, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Anna Smith,   b. 1761, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Ursula Smith,   b. 1764, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1835 and 1839, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
     4. Charles Burgess Smith,   b. 1766, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1844, New Market, Highland County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     5. Elizabeth Smith,   b. 1767, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1836, Washington County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [natural]
     6. Eleanor Smith,   b. 1770, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Susannah Smith,   b. 31 Mar 1773, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1826, Hamilton Twsp, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)  [natural]
     8. Esther Smith,   b. 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. Harriett Smith,   b. 20 Jun 1782, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1854, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2023 
    Family ID F30397  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1803-1808;
      Folio 628 JAMES HADDOCK SMITH 12/22/1804 11 /04/1806
      "Being in perfect health of Body
      bequtaths
      1. Charles Burgess Smith --son
      -to have all that tract of land which testator purchased from Robert Daniel of Jefferson County, Virginia but now of the state of Kentucky, Shelby County lying on a branch called Brashear's Creek and cont. 560 acres --to his male heirs. and should he die wiout issue, then to testator's daughter
      -to have the sum of 40 pounds currant money of Maryland , I of the best feather beds
      and furn,
      2. Martha Nicholls --daughter
      Anna Drane --daughter
      Ursula White --daughter
      Elizabeth Wayman --daughter
      Elinor Murphy --daughter
      Susanna Crabb --daughter
      -to have 1 tract of land which testator purchased from Robert Daniel of Jefferson County, Virginia but now Shelby County,, Kentucky lying on a creek called Lick Creek cont. 750 acres to be divided equally among them share and share alike-but daughter Elizabeth and her husband being the l'L sealers on the said land have the 1st choice
      -Negroes heretofore given to Martha being '`Mary" and "Jemima" shall be possessed by her without interruption
      -Anna to have Negroes "Hannah" "Dyner" and "Rebecca"
      -Ursula to have Negroes: "Tony" and "Sarah"
      -Elizabeth to have Negroes "Priscilla" and "Mary"
      -Eleanor to have Negro "Amelia.'
      -Susanna to have "Charity"
      -to have a tract of land which testator's son Stephen Smith purchased for testator from John Handley of the state of Virginia, but now the state of Kentucky lying on a creek called Ruff Creek and cont. 500 acres
      -Eleanor to have 100 pounds current money
      3. Esther Crandell --daughter
      Harriet Smith -daughter
      -to have all testator's Ngroes both male and female except for those hereafter named
      -to have all the remainder of the estate to be divided between them
      4. Charles Crabb -son in taw
      -to have a bond of 100 pounds being the money testator lent to him. and it being his bond for that sum
      5. Thomas Crandell
      Walter Smith --son-in-taw
      -named executors of the will
      Witnesses: Charles Plummer
      John Carter
      William Hutcheson
      John Hodges of Thomas
      Then came: the above named subscribers to the will
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      1774-1780 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber CC 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 1. At the request of James Haddock Smith the following Deed was recorded October 8, 1774
      Indenture made October 8, 1774; Between William Nicholls, carpenter and John Bowie, clerk of one side and James Haddock Smith, planter of the other part. Whereas Edward Brock, late of the said county by his testament and last will, bequeath to his granddaughter Mary Nicholls part of a tract called "Brock Hall" lying on the east side of Collington Branch and whereas she left issue, a son William Nicholls who conveyed the land entailed by deed bearing date November 26, 1740 to John Bowie, Jr., and father to the aforesaid John Bowie and the said William Nicholls leaving issue a son William Nicholls and grandson to the aforesaid Mary Nicholls. Now this indenture witnesseth in consideration of 5 shillings sterling money to William Nicholls, grandson to the aforesaid Mary Nicholls and John Bowie by James Haddock Smith has sold part of "Brock Hall" described above. Signed John Bowie, William Nicholls in the presence of and acknowledged before Alexander Symmer, David Craufurd
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      1774-1780 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber CC 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 511. At the request of James Haddock Smith the following Deed was recorded October 19, 1778
      Indenture made October 15, 1778; between Alexander Campbell and Martha Campbell his wife of the State of Virginia of one part and James Haddock Smith, planter of PGCo of the other part. Whereas Alexander Fraser did by his last will and testament bearing date February 13, 1760 did devise it to his daughter Margaret Fraser part of a tract called "Lundee" [sic "Londee"] containing 73 acres, and whereas Martha Campbell is now seized and possessed in tail male of the aforesaid tract and has sold the same to James Haddock Smith for the price of 73 pounds current money. Now in order to barr the said estate tail and all reversions thereon have conveyed the same and some fee simple to him. This indenture witness that Alexander Campbell and Martha Campbell his wife in consideration of the aforesaid sum of money paid by James Haddock Smith has sold the aforesaid part of a tract called "Lundee" [sic "Londee"]. Signed Alexander Campbell, Martha Campbell in the presence of and acknowledged before Christopher Lowndes, Richard Henderson and at the same time Martha Campbell wife of Alexander Campbell relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1784-1785; Liber FF 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 180. At the request of James Haddock the following Deed was enrolled February 12, 1785
      Indenture made February 5, 1785; between Nathaniel Chapman Weems, son and heir at law of William Lock Weems, deceased of one part and James Haddock Smith, planter of the other part. Whereas William Lock Weems father of Nathaniel Chapman Weems did on October 9, 1779 pass his bond or obligatory to James Haddock Smith conditioned that William Lock Weems shall well and truly make over and convey by deed two tracts lying in PGCo called "Littleworth" and beginning at a bounded white oak the beginning tree called "Lundee" and containing 25 acres and "Cabbage" ["Cabidge"] containing 26 acres being part of "Lundee" and beginning at a marked white oak standing in the line of a tract late in the possession of Edward Holmes, the tree standing on the west side of the main road that leads to Marlborough Town and on the south side of a small branch which runs into Collington Branch; which said tracts were by deed of general warrantee on November 10, 1762 conveyed by Alexander Campbell to William Lock Weems. Now this indenture witness that Nathaniel Chapman Weems in compliance with the agreements of his father and 5 shillings has has sold the aforesaid two tracts to James Haddock Smith. Signed Nathaniel Weems in the presence of and acknowledged before David Craufurd, Samuel Hepburn
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1790-1791; Liber JJ2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 344. At the request of James H. Smith the following Deed was recorded November 29, 1790
      Indenture made October 5, 1790; Rinaldo Johnson, Elisha Berry and Rinaldo Johnson on behalf of Thomas Harwood, 3rd (by virture of a power of attorney) and John Smith Brookes, securities of Thomas Williams, deceased, late collector of the taxes and public dues were empowered by the General Assembly of Maryland to complete the collection of taxes and public dues which remained unpaid and to enforce the payment by distress and sale of the debtors property and whereas the commissioners of the tax did take in execution a tract called "Lundee" [sic "Londee"] which stood liable for taxes from Sarah Frasher, and was exposed to public sale on September 13, 1790, and James Haddock Smith became the purchaser for the sum of 10 pounds 6 shillings. Now this indenture witnesseth that Rinaldo Johnson, Elisha Berry and Rinaldo Johnson on behalf of Thomas Harwood, 3rd (by virture of a power of attorney) and John Smith Brookes in consideration of the premises has sold the aforesaid tract "Lundee" [sic "Londee"] (as sold in 1781 and 1782 to Sarah Frasher {widow of Alexander Frazer}) containing 100 acres to James Haddock Smith . Signed Rinaldo Johnson, Elisha Berry, Rinaldo Johnson attorney for Thomas Harwood, 3rd (by virture of a power of attorney) and John Smith Brookes, in the presence of and acknowledged before Samuel Hepburn, Erasmus Gantt

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