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

Vachel Denton

Male 1697 - 1752  (55 years)

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  • Name Vachel Denton 
    Birth 1697  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 25 Aug 1752  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I53781  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Family Anne Brice,   b. 30 May 1708, St. Margaret's, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 16 Jul 1765, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 57 years) 
    Marriage 23 Apr 1721  St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13994  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

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      DENTON, VACHEL, Anne Arundel Co. 24 Oct, 1740; 25 Aug, 1752
      To niece and god-dau. Anne Hammond, desire extx. hereafter named, that what money of Beal Nicholson's fortune shall be due to him, and in my hands at the time of my death, be first paid and satisfied out of estate before any other debt whatever.
      Wife Anne Denton, extx.
      Wit: Lancel Jackques, Thos. Pratt, David Evens.
      Lancelot Jacques and Davis Evens saw Testator sign his name. 28. 361
      Vachel Denton 54.152 AA £174.18.9 Mar 19 1753 Jul 11 1753
      Appraisers: Humphry Boon, Phil. Pettibone.
      Creditors: John Carnan attorney for Charles Carnan, George Johnson.
      Next of kin: Lancelot Jacques, Thomas Jennings.
      Executrix: Ann Denton.
      Mr. Vachael Denton 58.286 AA £8.9.0 Nov 17 1753 Aug 2 1754
      Appraisers: Humphrey Boone, T. Pettebone.
      Executrix: Ann Denton.
      Vachel Denton 52.129 AA £976.14.5 Dec 11 1752 Feb 16 1753
      Appraisers: Henry Boon, Phi. Pettibone.
      Creditors: J. Carnan attorney for Charles Carnan, George Johnson.
      Next of kin: Thomas Jennings, Lancelot Jacques.
      Executrix: Ann Denton.
      Mathew Hale 5.83 A BA £64.16.11 £140.13.6 Dec 12 1722
      Received from: Richard Ruff, David Thomas, Christopher Ducks, William Picket, James Maxwell, Jr., John Elliot, Luke Raven, Thomas Taylor, William Smith, Abraham Taylor, Jr., John Taylor, Alexander McComas, Thomas Talley, Nicholas Day, Mr. Peter Lester, Joseph Presbury, Roger Mathews, John Ashman, Nicholas Rogers, Col. James Maxwell, Nehemiah Hicks, James Johnson, Thomas Bidason, Thomas Atchman, Mr. England, Bennet Garret, Edward Meads, Theufelus Jones, Benjamin Hanson, Clark 011is, Francis Holland.
      Payments to: Vachel Denton per Mr. Dulany, John Crocket, Lanclot Todd, Thomas Taylor, Richard Colegate, Aquila Pace, Loyd Harris, John Dorsey, James Maxwell, Jr., John Ishum, Abraham Taylor, George Drew, William Smith, George Groves, Michael Byrne, Fran. Holland, James Maxwell, Benjamin Hanson, John Quiney, Thomas Hatchman, John Elliot, John Roberts, John Frizell, John Harper, Henry Jones, Thomas Sheredine, Josias Middlemore, Edward Smith, James Wilkinson, Luke Ravin, Joseph Presbury, Thomas Tolley, John Crockett.
      Administratrix: Dianah Beason, wife of Nicholas Beason.
      1739-1741 Orange County, Virginia Order Book 2; [Mike Marshall]; Page 126
      At a court continued and held for Orange County on Friday the 29th day of February 1739/40.
      The action of debt between Vachel Denton of the city of Annapolis, merchant, plaintiff and Guy Meek, otherwise called Guy Meek of the city of Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, labor, defendant is dismissed

      BEALE, ELIZABETH, Anne Arundel Co., widow. 4 Mar, 1742; 15 Dec, 1753
      To dau. Ann Beal, my estate; extx.
      My friend Thomas Worthington and Vachel Denton, as assistants to said dau.
      Wit: Alex. Hamilton, Mary Goldsmith, J. Denton, Richard Goldsmith.29. 30
      Beale, John, gent.,A. A. Co.,25th Mch., 1734; 9th May, 1734.
      To wife Elizabeth, extx., and hrs., entire estate not doubting her tenderness to child. (unnamed).
      Test: Edmund Jenings, Vachel Denton, William Stevenson. Sworn to in presence of Elizabeth Nichollson, widow, and Anne Beale, co-heiresses. 21. 114.
      Thomas Jobson 41.531 AA £1083.1.0 Oct 7 1749 Apr 2 1750
      Legatees: Thomas Clarke, Jr., Elisabeth Clarke, Mary Clarke, Mrs, Vachel Denton.
      Appraisers: D. Weems, Philip Hopkins.
      Creditors: Henry Darnall, Mary Allein.
      Next of kin: Thomas Clark, Amy Clark.
      Executrix: Susannah Jobson.
      Thomas Jobson 28.10 A AA £1083.1.0 £285.2.9 Apr 10 1750
      Received from: Mrs. Sarah Hollyday (widow of James Hollyday, Esq.), Mary Allein. Payments to: Henry Darnall (of Portland Mannar), Lord Baltimore paid to William Thomas, Benjamin Allein paid to his widow (unnamed), James Low, Phillip Darnall, Jonas Green per William Reynold, William Roberts, Meredith Davis.
      Legatees: Thomas Clark, Jr., Vachel Denton.
      Executrix: Susannah Jobson.
      Contributed by Gwen Boyer Bjorkman
      gwenbj@seanet dot com

      1769. Dec. 2. Will of William BODEKER of Bedford Co VA ... to William
      JAMES Senr. my desk watch and in case of his death before Margaret JAMES his
      spouse to her ... also a tract of land of 150A, Pistole, in Baltimore Co, MD
      put in the power of Mr. Thomas FRANKLIN to recover, late in the possession
      of John WELSH purchased by me from Moses RAWLINGS with the rents and profits
      arising from the same ... also all books and book debts ... and every other
      thing belonging to me at my death ... William JAMES Senr. sole heir and
      Executor ... 2 Dec. 1769. Signed W. BODEKER. Wit: Sam. HAIRSTON, Frs.
      HAMILTON, John CROW, Thomas JAMES. At a Court held for Bedford County, 27
      Feb. 1770. Recorded in 1773, in Baltimore County, Maryland. [The tract
      "Pistoll", 150A was surveyed for Owen WILLIAMS in 1719 and patented by Moses
      RAWLINGS in 1728. In 1737, suits were filed against Moses RAWLINGS in the
      Provincial Court by John MOALE and Vachel DENTON. Judgement was rendered
      against Moses RAWLINGS in both cases and he was ordered to pay damages. In
      1738, Provincial Court records show that since Moses RAWLINGS was unable to
      pay, his land, "Pistole" 150A and "Addition to Pistole" 150A was to be
      delivered to Vachel DENTON and John MOALE until his debts, damages and costs
      could be paid. It appears that DENTON and MOALE divided the two tracts
      between themselves. In 1742 Vachel DENTON sold 75A of "Pistole" and 75
      acres of "Addition to Pistole" to Nathaniel STINCHCOMB. The Rent Roll
      entries show 75A of each tract in possession of John STINCHCOMB and the same
      amount in the possession of the heirs of Nathaniel STINCHCOMB. No dates are
      given. (Letter of Beverly A. Baker, Maryland State Archives, 7 Dec. 1970.)
      "Pistole and Addition to Pistole" property of Principio Iron Co (Baltimore
      Co Debt Book 1752) Md. His. Soc. Mag. XXVI:154]

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