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

Griffith Beddoe

Male Bef 1717 - 1742  (> 25 years)

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  • Name Griffith Beddoe 
    Birth Bef 1717  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 19 May 1742  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I71324  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father Family Beddoe 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F14881  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Griffith Beddo clerk in the Annapolis land office.

      According to "Anne Arundel Co MD Marr Ref: by Peden (p 14)Griffith married first Hannah Calder on 31 Jul 1728 in St. Anne's Parish, and second "niece" Katherine Shedrick.

      Griffith appears to die a widower without children when he leaves everything to his "niece Catherine Stredwick" in his will written 14 Feb 1740, probated Ann Arundel Co, MD on 19 May 1742.

      1733-1739 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records
      Recorded at request of John Bowie, 29 Aug 1737:
      25 Aug 1737; Indenture between Charles Carroll, Esq. of Annapolis and John Bowie; in 1664 Lord Baltimore granted Robert Brooke 1000 acres called Brooke Ridge; Calvert Co. records: 30 Sep 1667 Robert Brooke assigned the tract to his brother Charles Brooke and his heirs; who in 1671 bequeathed same to his sisters Anne & Elizabeth Brooke; Anne m. Christopher Beanes and Elizabeth m. Richard Smith and had several children b. in wedlock; Christopher Beanes & Anne his wife by indenture 16 Aug 1684 in Calvert Co. conveyed their moiety, bounded by Mt. Calvert Manor, to Richard Smith; his eldest son, Richard Smith, on 5 Sep 1716 conveyed to Charles Carroll; sd. land was vested in Charles Carroll, physician, heir of afsd. Charles Carroll; Joshua Cecil possessed land called Craycrofts Right by indenture dated 17 Sep 1713 in the mortgaged land records of Charles Co.; his heir Isaac Cecil released mortgage to Charles Carroll on 16 Oct 1722; will of' Charles Carroll, Esq. and Daniel Carroll his brother right to sell land; this indenture; for £300; Brooke Ridge and Craycroft's Right conveyed to John Bowie; /s/ Char. Carroll; wit. Jno. Lomax, G. Beddoe
      Charles Sanders 19.271 A CH £279.2.8 £95.5.2 Nov 30 1742
      Sureties: Giles Green, William Combs.
      Received from: George Godfrey, Robert Lee, James Howard, Smith Horsey.
      Payments to: Samuel Hanson, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Benjamin Young, Esq., Col. Levin Gale, Mr. Thomas Troughear, Mrs. Prudence Green, William Maconchie, John Walker, Dr. Gustavus Brown, Mr. John Muschett, Walter Hanson, Richard Davis (executor of William Mausel), William Combs, Joshua Alford, Francis Adams, John Parnham, William Winters, Henry Tolson, Alextius Semmes - ------
      Ebernethy, Mrs. Martha Yoakley, Robert Rackett, William Hanson, Mr. Griffith Beddoe, Mr. Edward Porteus, William Cooper, Arthur Westman, Alexander McClaran, Mr. Henry Burk.
      Legatees: Mary Power, Rev. Mr. Mullenix, Bartholomew Anderson.
      Representatives: 2 children (unnamed).
      Executor; William Sanders,

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