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

John Rev Edwards

Male Bef 1685 - 1711  (> 26 years)

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  • Name John Rev Edwards 
    Born Bef 1685 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Jan 1711  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I61710  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 

    Father Family Edwards 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F19824  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Edwards, John, St. Mary's Co., 1st Jan., 1710-11; 15th Jan., 1710-11.
      To godson John Stoakes, son of Jno. Stoakes, 220 A., "Westwood," in Balto. Co.
      Exs.: Rev. Thomas Cockshutt and Rev. Robert Scot Clarks.
      Test: Charles Neale, Mary Cannery, Charles Hodgkins. 13. 306
      Mr. John Edwards 33A.43 I SM £4.0.0 Sep 20 1711
      Appraisers: Mr, Robert Stourton, Mr. Charles Smith.

      An Act to rectifie a Mistake in the wrighting of the Last will and
      Testament of the Reverend John Edwards late of Baltemore
      County deced and for Seiling an Estate of Inheritance in fee
      Simple on Jno Stoakes the Devisee in the said will named.
      Whereas the Reverend John Edwards Late Minister of the Gospell
      in the County of Baltemore made his Last will and testamt in wrighting bearing date the first day of January in the year of our Lord
      Christ one thousand Seven hundred and Tenn, and therein and
      thereby devised and bequeathed unto his Godson John Stokes Son of John Stokes of the said County of Baltemore Gentleman a peice of
      Land lying in Baltemore County afd Called by the name of Wastwood Containing two hundred and twenty acres more or Less; but
      Either by the Ignorance, or negligence of the writer of the said
      will, Contrary to the Intent, and purpose of the said John Edwards
      only An Estate for Life is thereby given and bequeathed, to the said
      John Stokes the sonn, and it appearing to this Generall Assembly,
      that the Intent and designe of the sd John Edwards was to give, and
      bequeath an Estate of Inheritance in Fee simple unto the said
      devisee It is therefore pray'd that it may be Enacted And be it
      Enacted by the Queens most Excellent majty by and with the advice
      and Consent of the President Councill and Assembly of this province
      and the Authority of the same that the said John Stokes the devisee,
      by Vertue of the said will, & of this act, shall have, hold, possess,
      and Enjoy, to him and his heires for Ever, a Good, sure, and
      absolute Estate of Inheritance, in fee simple, of, & in the afd Peice
      or parcell of Land Called Wastwood, to him given, and bequeathed,
      by the said John Edwards, in and by the said will, any mistake, or
      difficiency, in the said will, or any Law, Statute, Usuage or Custome
      to the Contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding
      Baltimore County Circuit Court
      Land Surveys and Condominium Plats

      Addition to Westwood, 100 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Strawbridge, John 1695 Patent Record C 3, p. 547 0 0 MSA S 1582-539

      Addition to Westwood, 100 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Strawbridge, John 1695 Patent Record C 3, p. 548 0 0 MSA S 1582-540

      Westwood, 200 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Scudamore, Thomas and Tobias Stansbury 1744 Patent Record 22, p. 287 0 0 MSA S 1582-10888

      Westwood, 200 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Scudamore, Thomas and Tobias Stansbury 1744 Patent Record IB and IL C, p. 329 0 0 MSA S 1582-10889

      Westwood, 200 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Scudamore, Thomas and Tobias Stansbury 1744 Patent Record PT 2, p. 56 0 0 MSA S 1582-10890

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      George Marshall 4.1 A SM #25555 #24456 Apr 21 1677
      Payments to: Capt. Robert Jones, Capt. Edward Tarleton, John Baker, Morgan Jones, Bryan Dalie, Thomas Dent for John Edwards, Elisabeth de la Roche Thomas Doxey, John Morris, Edward Jones, Peter Eure (dead), James Magringer, Thomas Seamans, Thomas Hoghes, Thomas Moore, Mr. Robert Carvile, Christopher Spry who married the widow of Thomas Brinson, Stephen Murty, John Blomfield.
      Executor: Thomas Potter.
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      Mr. Thomas Jackson, 9.343 I SM £89.7.1 Jul 25 1687
      The amount of the inventory also included #148353.
      Appraisers: Garret Vansweringen, James Cullen.
      List of debts: Henry Denton, John Cralley, Thomas Clegatt, James Neale, James Heath, Col. William Digges and his lady, Edward Day, William Aylward, Owen Guyther, Roger Meredith, Arthur Keife, William Asquith, Joseph Lowe, Richard Smithson paid to William Wells, Joseph Semple, David Lewis, John Edwards, William Garrett paid to Joseph Ebb, Joshua Guybert, William Taylard, James Cullen, Edward Hazard, John Bromfield, Robert Weekes, John Harrison & Philip Lynes, John Peerce, John Booth, Marmaduke Semme, Thomas Merefield, Edward Cumpton, Roger Tolle, Robert Large paid to Arthur Keife, Robert Larger, a court order per John Symons paid to William Garrett, Joseph Freeman, Henry Wells, Charles Carpenter, John Laws, Edward Boothby, John Reevely, Charles Calvert, Thomas Ward, Gerge Butler, Ann Hopewell, Richard Keen, Thomas Haddock, Abraham Boyer, Richard Thompson, John Woodhouse, Capt. Henry Smith, John Doxey, Thomas Griffin, Jonathon Jackson, John Warner, Edward Hazard, Thomas Price, Mary Rogers, William Guyther, William Holmes, James Ricketts, Edward Chester, Michaell Brown, Robert Smith, Jacob Jackson, John White, Francis Roberts, William Dent, William Doyne, Hugh Manning, Charles Shepard, Albert Albarrough, James Dowglas, William Lowry, Thomas Green, John Crolly, Nicholas Cole, Daniell Bell, Richard Grible, William Price, Christopher Goodson, Thomas Courtney, Dominick Power, John Cole, Elizabeth Anctill, James Nicholls, George Thompson, Joseph Cornish, Timothy Tracy, Nicholas Sewall, Esq., John Starke, William Brady, Gilbert TurberVille, Thomas Pew, Solomon Rotter, Charles Smith, Edward Fisher, Emanuel Pitcher, Robert Mason, Col. Henry Darnall, Thomas Jones, Philip Clarke, James Biscoe, John Browne, Joseph Semple, Joseph Low, John Sikes, Jonathon Wilson, Madam Elizabeth Calvert, Thomas Beal.
      Thomas Jackson 9.465 A SM £89.7.1 #177026 Feb 14 1687
      The amount of the inventory is equivalent to #21445. Beyond that the amount of the inventory also included #148358.
      Received from: John Edwards, Roger Toll, Mr. Thomas Courtney, Mr. Thompson, Mr. Ankctill, Anthony Evans.
      Payments to: Mackline Alcock, George Layfield, Margaret Jackson, William Dent, Edward Fisher, Nicholas White, Peter Watts, John Addison, Michael Taney, Philip Gittings, Mr. Garret Vansweringen & James Cullen, James Heath.
      Administrator/Executor: Anthony Underwood.
      Israel Skelton (planter) 27.51 I BA £81.17.2 Oct 11 1706
      The amount of the inventory also included #6540.
      Appraisers: Thomas Reston, Sr., William Hicks.
      List of debts: Rev. Mr. John Edwards, Peter Norton, John Thickpenny.

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