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

Eleanor Anne Wade

Female Bef 1748 - 1808  (> 60 years)


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  • Name Eleanor Anne Wade 
    Birth Bef 1748  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death 21 Jan 1808  Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I53853  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father Robert Wade,   b. 1707, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Jan 1782, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Hamilton,   b. 1708, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Between 1744 and 1760, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 36 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1740  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1397  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Burditt Hamilton,   b. Bef 1734, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Jun 1784, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 50 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 AL-12, 1801-1808, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 507.
      Eleanor Ann Hamilton, Will, December 7, 1807; January 21, 1808
      I, Eleanor A. Hamilton of CC,being sick and weak in body, but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding;
      To daughter Arthelia Hamilton, negroes, Harry and Caroline Barry, 1 gray mare, 1 bed and furniture.
      To daughter Hecatissa Wade, negroes Jim and Suck, 1 gray mare.
      To granddaughter Clarinda Burditt Hardy, negro Maria, 1 bed, bedstead and furniture.
      Item: It is my will and desire that my daughter Arthelia Hamilton should take care of my granddaughter Clarinda Burditt Hardy, she being afflicted, till her marriage or death.
      To son Pliny Hamilton, negro Tom.
      To granddaughter Eleonar Ann Hamilton, negro Nelly.
      To granddaughter Eleonar Ann Lanham, ½ dozen silver tea spoons and 1 pair silver sugar tongs.
      To daughter Julia Lanham, 1 mahogany tea chest.
      To daughter Delilah Hamilton, ½ dozen silver table spoons,
      Item: the residue of my property equally divided amongst my children and grandchildren, namely; Simpronia Lanham, Julia Lanham, Lucy Dent Hardy, Eleonar Ann Hamilton, Cordelia Wade Hardy, Thomas Dent Hardy & Olivia George Hardy.
      Executor: daughters Hecatissa Wade and Arthelia Hamilton
      Signed: December 7, 1807 Eleanor A. Hamilton
      Wit: John Mitchell, Richard B. Meek, Gerard Robertson
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1803-1808;
      Folio 650 VERLETTA WADE 10/0/1807 12/08/1808 (?).
      "being Sick and weak in Body ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Eleanor Hamilton -sister (of Charles County)
      -to have the sum of $100.00
      2. Richard Lanham --friend -to have 5 sheep
      3. George Horatio 'Lanham
      -to have 5 sheep
      -4. "Sam"--Negro
      -to be free immediately from testatrix's death
      5, "Harry" --Negro
      -to be free after 01/01/1811
      6, Delia Hamilton --niece
      -to have the plantation whereon testatrix now lives called "Stoney Harbor".
      -named executrix of the will
      7. Lucy Hardey (?) --niece
      -whereas she has been living with testatrix for some time to have privilege of making
      testatrix's house her home during her single life and no longer and to be during that time furnished with a reasonable amount of clothing from the proceeds of the estate
      -to divide the remainder of the estate between her and testatrix's niece Delia
      Witnesses Leonard Jenkins
      Hezekiah Wheeler William Hardy
      Then came: Hezekiab Wheeler and Leonard Jenkins
      Note: the testatrix signed the will with her mark
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; 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 Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; 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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      Charles County Land Record Book S#3, 1770-1775; 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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      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 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 132. Sep 2, 1790 from Eleanor Ann Hamilton, Delilah Hamilton, Hecatissa Hamilton, & Julia Hamilton, all of CC, to Colo John Hoskins Stone of CC, for 108 £, all that tract of land in Durham parish in CC called Mountjoy, originally, on May 24, 1764, granted to or taken up by William Be---, bounded by Sissons path on the north side thereof, containing 62-1/2 acres. Eleanor Ann Hamilton, Delilah Hamilton, Hecatissa Hamilton, & Julia Hamilton, during the time that they or their heirs possess and hold in their own right, a tract of land called Woodberry Harbour, lying on Potowmack River in Maryland, whereon sd Eleanor Ann Hamilton now lives, may enter upon sd tract called Mountjoy, and cut and make use of any of the wood on sd tract called Mountjoy for the use of the land called Woodberry Harbour, at their pleasure. Signed - Eleanor Ann ([] her mark) Hamilton, Delilah Hamilton, Hecatiss Hamilton, Julia Hamilton. Wit - Dan Jenifer*, Geo: Dent*. Recorded Sep 3, 1790,
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 270. May 7, 1791 from George Dent Hardy and Elvira Hardy, his wife, of Prince Georges County, to Col. John Hoskins Stone of CC, for 108 £, all that tract of land in Durham parish in CC called Mountjoy, originally, on May 24, 1764, granted to or taken up by William Beck, bounded by Sisson's path, containing 62 acres, George and Elvira Hardy shall be permitted, during the time that either of them possesses, in their own right, a tract of land called Woodberry Harbour, lying on Potomack River in CC, whereon Eleanor Ann Hamilton now lives, to enter upon Mountjoy, and make use of any wood on Mountjoy for the use of Woodberry Harbour. Signed - Geo. D. Hardey, Elvira Hardey, Wit - Wm Baker, Joseph N. Baynes (Prince Georges County JPs). This deed was acknowledged in Prince Georges County. Certified by John Read Magruder. Clk of Prince Georges County Court Recorded May 26, 1791.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD 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.: 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 - 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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