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

Joseph Blanford

Male 1751 - 1836  (85 years)


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  • Name Joseph Blanford 
    Born 1751  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Jun 1836  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I56590  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father John Blanford,   b. 1709, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1770, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Eleanor MNU Blanford,   d. 27 Aug 1783, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1751  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3275  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mildred Hagan,   b. 8 Feb 1770, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1820 and 1832, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married Bef 1786  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Stanislaus Blanford,   b. Abt 1797, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F31619  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • will

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      To my daughters Elizabeth Ursula Blanford & Sarah Ann Blanford the Plantation "Widows Trouble" whereon I now dwell and all household and kitchen furniture, stock, etc. and 10 Negroes, during their single life.
      Son Henry $300
      Son Stanislaus 3 negroes
      Son Leonard 2 negroes
      Son Robert 2 negroes
      Son Alexander 3 negroes
      ex: Daughter Elizabeth Ursula
      will date March 30, 1832
      probate June 9, 1836
      Wit: Nathaniel T. Rantin, Joseph B. Hill, James H. H. Swain
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      PRINCE GEORGES County, MD 1820 Federal Census
      CENSUS YEAR: 1820 STATE: MD DISTRICT: Election District 4 MICROFILM#: M33-44 ENUMERATOR: Nottig R. Adams CENSUS-DAY: August 7, 1820

      219 80 1 Blanford, Joseph 2m<10, 1m 16-20, 1m>45 1f 10-16, 1f 16-20, 1f >45 17 slaves

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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1778-1783
      Folio 120 RICHARD BLANFORD, of Charles County 09/01/1775 11/13/1779
      "being sick and weak in Body .."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Joseph Blanford --brother
      -to have all the land testator is possessed with
      -named executor of the will
      2. Anne Blanford --sister
      -should testator's brother Joseph marry Anne Gwinn, then she is to have all of testator's land
      -to have Negro boy
      -to have 1 bed and fum.
      Witnesses: Charles Blanford, James Montgomery, John Smith
      Then came: Charles Blanford and John Smith Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1797-1803;
      Folio 400 ELEANOR SANSBURY 07/23/1797 11/23/1797
      "being of perfect mind and memory . ."
      Bequeaths to:
      I . Sarah Blacklock -daughter
      -to have Negro man "Nace"
      -to have a horse, bridle and saddle
      2. Eleanor Boone --daughter
      -to have Negro woman "Henny" and Negro girl "Charity"
      3. Heluya (?) Minta (?) Clements
      -to have Negro woman "Rachel" and Negro girl "Monica"
      -remainder of the estate after debts arc paid to be divided among testatrix's three daughters
      4. Joseph Sansbury. --son
      -named executor of the will
      Witnesses: Francis Hamilton
      Joseph Blanford
      Then came: the two above names] subscribers to the will
      Note: the testatrix signed the will with her mark
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 72. Mar 8, 1793 from Joseph Blandford & Mildred, his wife, of Prince Georges county, and Henry Green & Sarah, his wife, of CC, to George Turner Gibbons of CC, for 45 £, part of a tract of land called Clare, bounded by William Thomas Gibbons, containing about 60 acres. Signed - Joseph Blandford, Mildred Blanford, Henry Green, Sarah (C her mark) Green. Wit - Geo Lee*, Wm H. McPherson*. Recorded Apr 23, 1793.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1796-1797; Liber JRM 5 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 534. At the request of Joseph Blanford the following Certificate of Stray was recorded October 23, 1797

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