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

James Martin

Male Abt 1630 - 1669  (~ 39 years)


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  • Name James Martin 
    Born Abt 1630  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Sep 1669  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I64039  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 

    Father Maryland Martin 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F6779  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Bowling,   b. 22 Mar 1630, Chorley, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1682, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 53 years) 
    Married Abt 1661  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Martin,   b. Between 1653 and 1677,   d. 1716, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)  [natural]
     2. Anne Martin,   b. Between 1653 and 1677, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1699, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F33792  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Martin, James, St Mary's Co., 3rd Aug., 1669; 4th Sept., 1669.
      To wife Ann, "Edinborough" and "Bailey."
      To son James, 150 A. "Cole Parke."
      To dau. Ann, "Bailey" at death of wife afsd.
      In event of death of son and dau. afsd. under 16 yrs. of age, their estate to pass to Charles Maynard and his sisters, Eliza: and Agnes Maynard.
      Overseers: Thos. Notley, Walter Hall, John Shankes, Peter Mills.
      Test: David Driver, George Baneke, Peter Evers. 1. 343.

      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Apr. 8, 1653 - "Mills Birch," 150 acres lying on a run at the head of St. Clement's Bay [St. Clement's Hundred, St. Mary's Co., Md.], surveyed Apr. 8, 1653 for Nicholas Mills.
      Source: Maryland Land Office, Patent Records, Liber ABH, p. 318.
      Comment: According to Dr. Lois G. Carr's "Men's Career Files," the following two records show that the land "Mills Birch," was sold by Nicholas Mills to James Langworth prior to Langworth's death and by 1707 was called "Ann Langworth."

      Apr. 8, 1653 - "Ann Langworth," 150 acres in St. Clement's Hundred, St. Mary's Co., Md., surveyed Apr. 8, 1653 for Nicholas Mills on the west side the run at the head of St. Clements Bay. Possessor: James Martin. Also 150 acres more, the same day, surveyed for said Mills on the east side of the said Run at the head of the Bay. Possessor: James Martin.
      Source: T.L.C. Genealogy, "St. Mary's County, Maryland,
      Rent Rolls, 1639-1771," p. 44.

      Nov. 29, 1667 - "St. John's Landing" [St. Clement's Hundred, St. Mary's Co., Md.], surveyed Nov. 29, 1667
      for Luke Gardiner, lying on the head of St. Clement's Bay, beginning at an old bounded oak, the bounded tree of the land formerly laid out for Nicholas Mills, but now possessed by the children of Capt. James Langworth, deceased, ....
      Source: Maryland Land Office, Patent Records, Liber 11, p. 116.

      ===
      Chancery Court Proceedings, 1679

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      S.t Maries County ss: [Inquisition Thomas Diniard's Land]
      We the Jurors underwritten haveing Enquired of the Tenure and
      present Occupier of the Lands that Thomas Diniard late of this
      County dyed Seized of as of ffee in the Said County do find as
      followeth viz.t That the Said Thomas Dyniard dyed Seized of five
      hundred acres of Land held of the manno.r of West S.t maries in
      free and Common Soccage by fealty only for all Services at the
      Rent of ten Shillings or five Bushells of Good Corn p annum That
      these Lands and Tenements are of value Twelve hundred pounds of
      Tobacco p Annum That the Said Diniard dyed about the fifth of
      November Anno 1659 without heirs That these Lands and Tenem.ts
      Since the Said Dyniards Death hath been Occupied by Charles
      Mynard Since Said Mynards Death by James Martin & his wife an
      hundred acres by Bartholomew Phillips & his Successors Two hun
      dred acres by John Macart & John Dash Two hundred acres That
      no Title appears by w.ch the Said Lands are or have been held Since
      Said Diniard's Death, And that the Rents have been duely paid by
      the present possessors to the Severall Sheriffs from time to time In

      Wittness whereof we have hereunto Set our hands & Seales may
      the 5.th 1679
      John Goldsmith sealed Jn.° Bullooker sealed
      Abraham Combe sealed Jno.° Knevets sealed
      Henry Hornleysealed Robert Bagensealed
      Thomas Jordansealed John Puler sealed
      Thomas Love sealed Thomas Turpin sealed
      Coline Mackenzie sealed W.m Coles sealed

      On the Back Side of the aforegoing Inquisition was thus written
      These are to Certifie that by virtue of a writt from the Hon.ble
      Chancellors to us directed We have taken this Inquisition as Wittness
      our hands and Seals this fifth day of may Annoq Domini 1679
      1679 John Coad sealed
      Justinian Gerrard sealed
      Which Inquisition being Read and heard it is the Judgem.t of the
      Court here this day to witt the fourth day of June in the fourth
      p. 217 year of the Dominion of the Right Hon.ble Charles Lord Baltemore (fol. 263) &C.a Annocp Domini 1679 that the hundred acres of land on which Diniard Seated and is Escheated by the assignm.ts on the Patent (is Escheated for want of heir. Nic: Painter Cl Cur Prov.alis

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