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

Richard Moss

Male Bef 1644 - 1676  (> 32 years)


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  • Name Richard Moss 
    Birth Bef 1644 
    Gender Male 
    Death 5 Jul 1676  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I69094  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Family Elizabeth MNU Orrick,   b. Bef 1641   d. Bef 27 Nov 1676, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 35 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1664  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Female Moss,   b. Bef 1664   d. Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     2. Richard Moss,   b. Bef 1668, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 30 Jan 1701, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 33 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Elizabeth Moss,   b. Bef 1672, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     4. Alice Moss,   b. Bef 1674, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     5. Ralph Moss,   b. Bef 1674, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 28 Mar 1705, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 31 years)  [Father: natural]
     6. Eleanor Moss,   b. Bef 1676, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F29786  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Mosse, Richard, A. A. Co., 1st May, 1675; 5th July, 1676.
      To wife Eliza:, execx., plantation on s. side Magothy R. during widowhood.
      To sons Richard, and Ralph, equally, and hrs., sd. land at death or marriage of their mother.
      To daus. Eliza: and Alice and hrs., sd. land should sons die .without issue.
      To dau. Ellinor, personalty.
      "Mosse's Purchase" to be sold for benefit of James Crucke, son of testator's wife.
      Overseers: Cous. Ralph Hawkins and friend Wm. Hawkins.
      Test: Jno. Andrew, Jno. Peisly. 5. 143.
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      Richard Mosse 3.90 I AA Jan 20 1676
      Appraisers: William Hopkins, William Jones.
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      Richard Mosse 7A.34 A AA #21263 #21263 Apr 27 1680
      Legatees: his children James Orronck and his daughter Elisabeth (no surname given).
      Payments to: widow (unnamed), Merchant Burows (?), Dr. Lewis, James Crouke, Thomas Homewood, James Smith, John Pawson, Hilliam Davis, George Parker, Dr. Stockett, Henry Constable, Capt. Harwood, Francis Hopkins, Thomas Dade, Dr. Jourdaine, Mr. Proctor, Stephen Barto, Capt. Todd, Barret Eagelston, James Oronck, William Chamberlain (runaway).
      Administrator/Executor: John Peasely.
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      Court Session 1675/6
      Pages 126 & 127)

      27 Nov John Peasly (AA) exhibited that Richard Moss (AA) made a will, constituting his wife Elizabeth Moss as executrix. Said Elizabeth is now dec’d before the probate of the will. John Peasly, who married a daughter of the dec’d, was granted administration for the orphans. Appraisers: William Hopkins, William Jones. Dr. Henry Lewis to administer oath.

      Court Session 1676/7
      Page 149)

      Richard Moss (AA) son of Richard Moss, Sr. (AA) exhibited his renunciation of the administration of his father’s estate.

      Said Richard Sr. constituted his wife Elisabeth as executrix. Capt. Richard Hill (AA) was to prove will. Said Elisabeth is since dec’d. Said Richard has renounced administration on estates of his father & mother, and assigns to his brother-in-law John Peasley. Date: 1 January 1676. Witnesses: John Peasley & James Orurke (Orrick).

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