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

Ignatius Gardiner

Male 1754 - 1839  (85 years)


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  • Name Ignatius Gardiner 
    Born 1754  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Oct 1839  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I55999  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Ignatius Gardiner,   b. 1711, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1777, Carnavon, Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Edelen,   b. 1 Sep 1710, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1778, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1730  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11233  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Boarman,   b. 1748, Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1800 and 1839, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George Gardiner,   b. 1782, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1873, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [natural]  [Stepchild]
     2. Sylvester Francis Gardiner,   b. 1790, Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1868, Coomes District #3, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]  [Stepchild]
     3. Elizabeth Gardiner,   b. Jan 1793, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1852, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)  [natural]  [Stepchild]
     4. Aloysius Gardiner,   b. Between 1794 and 1804, Bryantown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1826, Prince George's County, Maryland - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)  [natural]  [Stepchild]
     5. Ignatius Walter Gardiner,   b. 1784, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1863, Coomes District #3, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]  [Stepchild]
     6. Elizabeth Anne Gardiner,   b. 1798, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1864, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]  [Stepchild]
     7. Henrietta Gardiner,   b. Bef 1800, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1839, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 39 years)  [natural]  [Stepchild]
     8. Isadore Gardiner,   b. Between 1790 and 1800, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1837, St. Charles County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)  [natural]  [Stepchild]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F31453  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Will Book PC, 1833-1854; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 120-122.
      Ignatius Gardiner, Will, January 7, 1835; October 8, 1839
      I Ignatius Gardiner of Prince George's County being weak and low in body but of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding
      Imprimis; I give and devise the plantation on which I now live being part of "Gardiner's Meadows" which I purchased of Thomas Mundell, trustee for Isidore Hardy unto my son Sylvester Francis Gardiner on the condition that he pay unto my son Ignatius W. Gardiner the sum of 300 dollars and 3 equal and annual payments after my death. And I also give unto my said son Sylvester 1/2 of the 106 acres of land which I lately purchased of Philip J. Ford
      Item; I give and bequeath to my grandson John Ignatius Gardiner s/o Walter one Negro man named Richard
      Item; I give and bequeath unto my grandson George Washington Gardiner s/o Sylvester one Negro boy named Samuel
      Item; I give and devise unto my grandson Ignatius Gardiner s/o Aloysius the plantation on which Elizabeth Gardiner his mother now lives called "Indian Fields" and also 144 acres of land which I purchased of the estate of my late son Aloysius by whatever name it may be called and also 1/2 of the 106 acres of land I lately purchased of Philip J. Ford. It is my will and desire and the condition of this device that his mother Elizabeth Gardiner in his four sisters Henrietta Gardiner, Emily Gardiner, Sarah Ann Gardiner and Mary Jane Gardiner have their single life estate in said land.
      Item; I give and devise unto my son-in-law Sylvester Boone that part of "Gardiner's Meadows" lying to the right of the road leading through my land from Mattawoman Run to Piscattaway supposed to be about 6 acres providing that he give them all his title to a small piece of land lying to the left the said load to my son Sylvester F. Gardiner
      Item; I give and bequeath to my son Isadore Gardiner 50 dollars to be paid him by my executor
      Item; I give and bequeath unto the Rev. pastor of this congregation whomever it may be at the time of my death 30 dollars to be paid him by my executor that he may long remember me in his prayers
      Item; I give and bequeath to my son George Gardiner my saddle horse, saddle and bridle at the time of my death
      Item; I give and bequeath and divise all the rest and residue of my estate real personal and mixed which I may be possessed of at the time of my death to be divided into 6 equal parts and distributed among my children and grandchildren, that is to say; my son Ignatius Walter Gardiner; my son Sylvester Francis Gardiner; my daughter Elizabeth Ann Gwinn; my son-in-law Thomas Gwinn; my daughter Elizabeth Boone, who is to have and enjoy the use of this 6th part during her natural life and at her death to become equally divided between her children of my deceased son Aloysius Gardiner, namely, Henrietta Gardiner, Emily Gardiner, Sarah Ann Gardiner, Mary Jane Gardiner and Ignatius Gardiner; the children of my deceased daughter Hetty {Henrietta} Dyer namely George Dyer, Ellen Dyer, Mandy Dyer and Mary Jane Dyer to have one 6th.
      Lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my son George Gardiner's sole executor of this last will and testament. In testimony all of which I hereunto subscribed my hand and seal this January 7, 1835, Ignatius Gardiner
      witnesses; Theodore Mudd, Edward Smith, Aquila Marlow
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      1820 census Election District 5, Piscataway
      223 91 7 Hardy Mary Ann over 45 yrs
      223 91 9 Gardiner Aloyoius 16 to 26 yrs
      223 91 13 Gardiner Ignatius over 45 yrs, wife 26 to 45 yrs
      223 91 14 Gardiner Sylvester P [sic F] & wife 26 to 45 yrs
      223 91 20 Dyer Ann over 45 yrs
      224 92 1 Dyer John E 26 to 45 yrs

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      GARDINER, IGNATIUS, Charles Co. 17 Jan. 1777 18 Feb. 1777
      To son John Gardiner, 180 acres of "Farthings Penny Worth".
      To son Richard Gardiner, 180 acres of "Farthings Penny Worth," one negro, furniture.
      To son Clement Gardiner, Ex., 2 negroes.
      To dau, Catthrine Gardiner, 5 negroes, furniture.
      To son Ignatius Gardiner, residue of land and dwelling plantation where I now live, 3 negroes and furniture.
      To son and daughter Ignatius and Cattherine Gardiner, all stock equally,
      To dau. Susannah Edelin, 1 negro.
      To dau. Jean Boon, I negro.
      To dau. Anne Hagan, 1 negro.
      To wife Anne Gardiner, Extx: residue of estate real and personal.
      Wit: Chas, Blanford; Henry Mudd; Clement Mudd.
      Anne Gardiner, widow of Ignatius Gardiner renounces the Executrixship and demands her 1/3 part Of estate 41.275
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      Charles County, Maryland, Inventories,1791-1797; Page 355. Richard Gardiner - Inventory. Late of CC, decd. Negro men: Michael (blacksmith, aged about 36 years), Bob (about 34). Negro lads: Charles (17), Peter (15). Negro
      boys: James (13), Jack (9), Harry (3). Negro women: Moll (43, infirm), Clare (34) , Nell (28) , Betty (23) , Negro girls: Sophia (8), Cate (3), Aminta (5, deaf and dumb).
      2 prayer books of the Sacred Heart.
      Total amount: £931,10.2.
      Signed Jan 23, 1796 - Ig Middleton, Jeremiah Dyer, appraisers.
      Creditors: Thomas Waters, Wm Watts.
      Kin: John Gardiner, Ignatius Gardiner.
      CC, Feb 8, 1796. Then came [Blank] Gardiner, executrix, & made oath.
      Certificd by John Muschett, Registrar of Wills.
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AL-12, 1801-1808, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 340.
      John Gardiner, Will, June 1, 1806; July 26, 1806
      I, John Gardiner of CC, being sick and weak of body, but of sound mind and memory;
      To nephew Joseph Alexius Gardiner, 30 acres of land, part of tract "Carnarvan", bought of me by John Thomas and sold to Richard Gardiner, but never conveyed. Also negro Matthew.
      To nephew John Gardiner of Richard, all the remaining part of the said tract "Carnarvan", also part of tract bequeath to me by my father containing 180 acres called "Farthings Penny Worth". also tract containing 82-1/2 acres called "Gardiners Content" I bought of the state of Maryland. Also my black smiths, both Joseph by name with my blacksmiths tools and all my iron that may be in my blacksmiths shop at my death. Also negroes; Susanna and Raphael, 1 yoke of oxen, 2 cows and calves, 6 ewes, the choice of two of my draught horses, all my household and kitchen furniture, plantation utensils.
      Item: be it understood that my brother Richard Gardiner bequeath part of his land to his son John, it is my will and desire that said John Gardiner of Richard, shall give a sufficient deed to his brothers for land his father bequeath him in his last will and testament, namely Joseph Alexius and Francis Ignatius Gardiner. Otherwise the the land I bequeath him above, shall be equally divided between my brothers 3 sons; John, Joseph Alexius and Francis Ignatius.
      To niece Ann Gardiner of Richard, negro Lucy.
      To sister Ann Hagan, 50 pounds current money of Maryland.
      To nephews George Gardiner of Ignatius and Francis Gardiner of Richard, negro Henry, equally divided.
      To niece Dorothy Gardiner of Richard, negro Heriot.
      To sister Susanna Edelen, Jane Boone, my brother Ignatius Gardiner and my nephew John Gardiner of Richard, all the rest of my property.
      Item: As I have several bonds, notes and accounts due me on my books, shall be collected by my Executor, allowing him 10% for such collection.
      Executor: nephew John Gardiner of Richard
      Signed: June 1, 1806 John Gardiner
      Wit: John Smith, Henry T. Mudd, Walter Mudd, John W. Wright
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book HB-14, 1817-1825; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 109.
      Prior Berry, Will, April 28, 1820; July 21, 1820
      It is the will of God to place me in a weak state and being in perfect senses and for the benefit of my beloved wife;
      To daughter Permelia Marlow, John Berry, Mary E. Gates, Meaky A. Giddens, Nathaniel Berry, Thomas Humphrey Berry the sum of twenty five cents.
      To son Thomas Smallwood Berry all the property I die possessed of, and that my wife should have use of it during her life.
      Executor: son Thomas Smallwood Berry (last married son)
      Signed: April 28, 1820 Prier Berry
      Wit: Sylvester F. Gardiner, Ignatius Gardiner
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 360. Deed of Gift, recorded at the request of Ignatius Gardiner. I, Ann Gardiner of CC, for the love I have for my son Ignatius Gardiner of CC, and for 22 shillings and 6 pence, I give him a Negro boy, Jack. Signed - Ann (\\/ her mark) Gardiner. Wit - Joshua Sanders, Joseph Mils, Recorded May 8, 1779. (Acknowledgement recorded in this Liber, folio 461)
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 360. Deed of Gift, recorded at the request of Ann Boone. I, Ann Gardiner of CC, for the love I have for my granddaughter, Ann Boone of CC, and for 15 shillings, I give her a Negro boy, Stephen. Signed Ann - (\\/ her mark) Gardiner. Wit - Joshua Sanders, Joseph Miles. Recorded May 6, 1779. {Acknowledgement recorded in this Liber, folio 491}
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 491. Acknowledgement on Deed of Gift, recorded at the request of Ignatus Garner. Original deed recorded in this Liber, folio 350.
      May 7, 1779. Then came the within named Ann Garner, and acknowledged the same to be her act and deed, and the Negro boy named Jack, therein mentioned, to be the right of the within named Ignatius Garner. Acknowledged before - Joshua Sanders_ Recorded Sep 4, 1780.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 427. Dec 31, 1791 from Edward Blanford of Montgomery County, planter, to Ignatius Gardiner of CC, planter, for 83 £, all his, sd Edward Blanford's estate to part of a tract of land called Ruden, lying in cc, containing about 100 acres. Signed - Edward (-1- his mark) Blanford. Wit. - Bent Dyson*, Alexr McPherson*. Recorded May 14, 1792
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      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller
      Charles County Land Records N #4.45-48

      4 Mar 1793 Indenture:
      From: Charles Thomas Blanford, Benedict Clements and Sarah Clements his wife formerly Sarah Blanford, William Whightt and Rebecca Whightt his wife formerly Rebecca Blanford, Henrietta Blanford, Agnes Tabitha Blanford, William Ignatius Blanford, Bibiana Blanford, Mary Ann Magdalen Blanford, Ann Blanford widow of Thomas Blanford and Richard Blanford all of Charles County
      To: Ignatius Gardiner of Charles County
      For the sum of Twenty five pounds current money; All that part of a tract of Land laying in Charles County called Ruden formerly the Property of Thomas Blanford late of the said County deceased;containing one hundred and Twenty five Acres of Land Recorded 19th March 1793
      /s/ Charles T. Blanford
      Benedict [her mark] Clements
      Sarah [her mark] Clements
      William Wightt
      Blekah Wightt
      Henrietta [her mark] Blanford
      Agnes [T her mark] Blanford
      William [Igns his mark] Blanford
      Bibiana [her mark] Blanford
      Mary Ann Magdalen [her mark ]Blanford
      Ann [her mark] Blanford
      Richard Blanford
      Wit: Alexr McPherson
      Wm H McPherson
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 45. Assignment. I, Thomas Contee, for and in consideration of having received of Joseph Miles heretofore the sum of 50 £or upwards, and of Ignatius Gardiner the sum of 126 £19 shillings & 6 pence at this time, it being the balance due on and the within deed, I do hereby assign our right to the within mentioned land and Negroes, in the let place, to Joseph Miles, 130 acres and the remainder of the land within mentioned. We hereby make over all the within mentioned land to Ignatius Gardiner. Signed Oct 5, 1792 - Thos Contee for himself and Fielder Bowie. Wit - William Thos Boteler, Recorded Mar 19, 1793. {See original deed in Liber S#3 page 475}
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 206. Jan 31, 1794 from Henry Gardiner and Catharine, his wife, John Edelin and Monica, his wife, and Ignatius Gardiner and Ann, his wife, all of CC, to Joseph Boarman of Leonard, of CC, for 82 £10 shillings, three sixths undivided parts of all those lands that were heretofore conveyed by Leonard Boarman, father of the afd Catharine Gardiner, Monica Edelin, and Ann Gardiner, to his son, Leonard Boarman Jr, by CC deed dated May 13, 1785. Afd Leonard Boarman, father of the afd Catharine Gardiner, Monica Edelin, Ann Gardiner, and Joseph Boarman, by his will dated Oct 14, 1791, devised to sd Joseph Boarman, part of 3 tracts called Boarmans Rest, Colvert Hope, and Hardship. Doubts may arise respecting the validity of sd devise and the sd Henry Gardiner, Catharine Gardiner, John Edelin, Monica Edelin, Ignatius Gardiner, and Ann Gardiner, want to prevent any dispute that might happen between them and sd Joseph Boarman respecting the same. Now this deed further witnesses that Henry Gardiner, Catharine Gardiner, John Edelin, Monica Edelin, Ignatius Gardiner, and Ann Gardiner, for 30 £have sold to Joseph Boarman, three sixths undivided parts of the afd part of 3 tracts. Signed - Henry Gardiner, Catharine Gardiner, John Edelin, Monica Edelin, Ignatius Gardiner, Ann Gardiner. Wit - Alexr McPherson*, Wm D. Briscoe*. Afd Ann, Catharine, Monica relinquished their right of dower. Recorded Feb 3, 1794
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 209. Jan 31, 1794 from Sylvester Baker Boarman of Harford County and Charles Boarman of CC, to Joseph Boarman of Leonard of CC. Leonard Boarman, late of CC, decd, father of the afd Sylvester Baker Boarman, Charles Boarman, and Joseph Boarman, by his will dated Oct 14, 1791, requested that all his children who had any right in the lands which sd Leonard had before given to his son, Leonard, should convey the same to the afd Joseph Boarman, or otherwise to have no benefit of sd Leonard Boarman's will. Sd Sylvester and Charles want to comply with the will. Now this deed witnesses that sd Sylvester and Charles, for 5 shillings, have sold to sd Joseph Boarman, two sixth undivided parts of all those parcels of land which were heretofore conveyed by the afd Leonard Boarman to his son, Leonard Boarman Jr, by CC. Sd Leonard Boarman, in his will, devised to sd Joseph Boarman, part of 3 tracts of land called Boarmans Rest, Colvert Hope, and Hardshrift. To avoid doubts about the afd devise, the following deed was written; sd Sylvester and Charles Boarman, for the further sum of 20 £, hereby convey two sixth undivided parts of all those afd 3 parcels of land. Signed - Sylvester Baker Boarman, Chs Boarman. Wit - Alexr McPherson*, Wm D. Briscoe*. Mary, the wife of the atd Charles Boarman, relinquished her right of dower. May 13, 1785. Recorded Feb 3, 1794.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 212. Jan 31, 1794 from Sylvester Baker Boarman of Harford County, Charles Boarman and Joseph Boarman of CC, to Henry Gardiner and Catharine, his wife, John Edelin and Monica, his wife, and Ignatius Gardiner and Ann, his wife, all of CC, during their lives, as tenants in common and not as joint tenants, for 120 £ in severalty and not as joint tenants, the following lands: Westard Manner, Boarmans folly, and all that part of Boarmans Rest that adjoins the Holy Bush Branch, containing 23 acres, and a tract of land called Higdons Chance. Signed Sylvester Baker Boarman, Chs Boarman, Joseph Boarman of Leonard. Wit - Alexr McPherson*, Wm D. Briscoe*. Mary, the wife of the afd Charles Boarman, and Sarah, wife of sd Joseph Boarman, relinquished their right of dower. Recorded Feb 3, 1794.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 213. Jan 31, 1794 from Chs Boarman & Mary, his wife, to Henry Gardiner & Catharine, his wife, Ignatius Gardiner and Ann, his wife, John Edelin and Monica, his wife, all of CC, for 300 £during the life of sd Mary Boarman, part of Higdons Chance, lying on the right hand of the main Run leading from Aliens fresh to Bryan Town. Signed - Charles Boarman, Mary Boarman. Wit - Alexr McPherson*, Wm D. Briscoe*. Recorded Feb 3, 1794.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 238. Jan 31, 1794 from Sylvester Baker Boarman of Harford County, Joseph Boarman, Henry Gardiner, Catharine Gardiner, John Edelin, Monica Edelin, Ignatius Gardiner, and Ann Gardiner of CC, to Charles Boarman of CC, for 100 £, a tract of land called Turners Addition, situated in CC., Signed - Sylvester Baker Boarman, Joseph Boarman of Led, Henry Gardiner, Catharine Gardiner, John Edelin, Monica Edelin, Ignatius Gardiner, Ann Gardiner. Wit - Alexr McPherson*, Wm P. Briscoe*. We examined, apart from their husbands, afd Catharine Gardiner, Monica Edelin, and Ann Gardiner, the wives of the afd Henry Gardiner, John Edelin, and Ignatius Gardiner, and they declared that they made their acknowledgements freely. Sarah Boarman, wife of sd Joseph Boarman, relinquished her right of dower. Recorded Mar 19, 1794.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 338. Dec 21, 1794 from Henry Gardiner and Catharine, his wife, John Edelin and Monica, his wife, and Ignatius Gardiner and Ann, his wife, all of CC, to Gideon Dent of CC, for 350 £ a tract of land in CC commonly called Higdons Chance, bounded by where a boundary of Bowlings Plains formerly stood, the original beginning of Dogwood fortune, containing 280 acres. Signed - Henry Gardiner, Catharine Gardiner, John Edelin, Monica Edelin, Ignatius Gardiner, Ann An her mark) Gardiner. Wit - Alexr McPherson*, Walter Dyson*, Recorded Jan 28, 1795.
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1804-1806; Liber IB-6 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 190.
      At the request of Ignatius Gardiner the following Deed was recorded August 23, 1804
      Indenture made July 2, 1804; John Gardiner Sr., in consideration of 37 pounds 10 shillings current money paid by Ignatius Gardiner has sold part of two tracts called "Carnarvan" and "Farthing's Penny Worth" lying on the westward side of a small branch that runs into the great Beaver Dam in Zachia Swamp and containing 50 acres. Signed John Gardiner in the presence of and acknowledged before Ignatius Middleton, Benjamin Cawood
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 426
      Enrolled at request of George Hardy 29 Mar 1732:
      Indenture, 29 Mar 1732; Between Ignatius Gardner, planter, and George Hardy, planter; for £70 and 2300# tobacco; a tract called Gardner's Meadow on Mattawoman main branch; bounded by land of Jeremiah Suell called Convenience and land taken up by James Gambell now belonging to Gabriel Burnham, Jr. in right of his wife; containing 266 acres; also part of a tract called Refuse on Tinker's Branch; containing 200 acres; /s/ Ignatius Gardner; wit. John Beall, Jr., Pet. Dent; ack. 29 Mar 1732 by Ignatius Gardner and Anne his wife
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      Prince George's County MD rent rolls 1725-1740 Vol 4
      299a -11 11-1/2 GARDINER'S MEADOWS Surveyed: 09/30/171 7
      Surveyed for Luke Gardiner beginning at a bounded white oak standing on the north side of the Mattawoman main branch being the beginning of Jeremiah Snell's ]ands called -Convenience" and a tract of land taken up by one James Gambrell now belonging to Gabriel Burnam, Jr. in right of his wife.

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