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

Edward Talbot

Male 1765 - 1841  (75 years)


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  • Name Edward Talbot 
    Born 25 May 1765  Lower Potomac Hundred, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Mar 1841  Putnam County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I77416  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 

    Father William Talbot,   b. 7 Jun 1742, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 8 Feb and 11 Jul 1812, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Magruder,   b. Abt 1746, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Lower Potomac Hundred, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1764  Lower Potomac Hundred, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F27157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Letha Magruder,   b. 21 Nov 1771, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1839, Putnam County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 14 May 1793  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F38971  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • === Research notes from Emma Winegarner

      Frederick County Virginia Will Book No. 5 with Inventories and Accounts 1783-1794
      Pages 426-431: Will of Edward Talbott
      Will was brought to probate and proved at the Frederick County Virginia Court 2 April 1793. Edward’s will had been written while he was still living in Calvert County, Maryland. Named in his will are my dear wife, Eleanor; my beloved brother, William and his oldest son, Edward. After the decease of Eleanor, Edward’s remaining lands were to be equally divided between William and Edward. After the decease of Eleanor, Edward’s personal estate was to be equally divided between William Talbott, Cassandra Nichols, and Susannah Magruder and each of their children to have an equal share. Also named in his will as executor and executrix, were Nathaniel Magruder, son of Alexander, and my dear wife, Eleanor Talbott. Will was signed and dated 8 February 1778.

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      Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh Colonial Records Vol 1 pg 186

      1776 Census, Lower Potomac Hundred, Frederick County, Maryland

      Talbot, William 35
      Edward 11
      Nathaniel 10
      Enock 7
      Daniel 4
      William Jr.

      === Research notes from Emma Winegarner

      Descendants of Richard and Elizabeth (Ewen) Talbott of Poplar Knowle West River Anne Arundel County Maryland, compiled by Ida Morrison (Murphy) Shirk, Baltimore, 1927. A digital copy of the book can be accessed at FamilySearch.

      Page 37-38: These two pages transcribe what is found in the family Bible of William’s parents, Daniel and Elizabeth Talbott. Author states that some researchers said Elizabeth was a Magruder. The author found nothing to confirm or deny it.
      The following pertains to their son William and his family.
      William Talbot son of Daniel Talbott and Eliza his wife was born the 7th day of June 1742
      Thomas Talbott son of Wm. Talbott and Elizabeth his Wife was born August ye 9th 1783
      Edward Talbott son of William & Elizabeth Talbott, was born May 25, 1765 Letha Magruder Dagh of Nathaniel Magruder was born Nov 21st 1771 and marr’d to Edward Talbott May 14th 1793 William Talbott Senr departed this life April 1819 in his 77th year. Letha Talbott wife of Edwd Talbott departed this life August 3 1839 aged 67 years & Eight month. (At least the year 1819 is not transcribed correctly. William died after 8 February 1812 and before 11 July 1812. In February William sold his interest in the estate of his brother, Edward to his son, Edward. In July in the Chancery records, William is reported as deceased.)

      Page 71-72: Edward Talbott: born 25 May, 1765; married 14 May 1793, Lethe Margruder, daughter of Nathaniel and Elizabeth (Ofiutt) Magruder. Lethe was born 21 November 1771 and died 3 August 1839. Edward immigrated from Virginia to Jefferson County, Kentucky. After living there many years settled in Putnam County, Indiana where he died 20 March 1841. Children were Eliza, Louisa, Elizabeth Matilda, William Edward and Hiram Edward.

      === Research notes from Emma Winegarner

      Frederick County, Virginia, Deed Book No. 18, 1778-1780. A digital copy of the book can be accessed at FamilySearch.

      Pages 106-108: On 10 October 1778 Collin Campbell of Frederick County in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and Mary his wife sell land to Edward Talbott of Calvert County in the State Maryland.

      === Research notes from Emma Winegarner

      Frederick County, Virginia, Deed Book No. 27, 1800-1803 A digital copy of the book can be accessed at FamilySearch.

      Pages 117-119: An agreement entered into on 30 May 1801 between William Talbott of Frederick County and Edward Talbott of the same county. William turned all his assets over to Edward for a period of ten years, beginning January 1, 1801 and ending January 1, 1811 in return for all his needs to be satisfied plus specified pocket money. All the profits from use of personal property and land were to go to Edward. At the end of the ten year term, the personal property that remains along with the land reverts to William Talbott. The agreement was signed by William Talbott and Edward Talbott. Witnesses were Enoch Magruder, Hezekiah Young, and Charles McDonald.

      === Research notes from Emma Winegarner

      Frederick County, Virginia, Deed Book No. 27, 1800-1803 A digital copy of the book can be accessed at FamilySearch.

      Frederick County, Virginia, Deed Book No. 33, 1811-1812 A digital copy of the book can be accessed at FamilySearch.
      Pages 421-422: William Talbott of first part of Frederick County, Virginia sells to Edward Talbott of the second part the land that he had inherited from his brother, Edward Talbott. Edward names in his will, William Talbott as his brother and Edward Talbott as his nephew. At the court for Frederick County on 8 February 1812: This indenture was acknowledged by William Talbott as the party thereto and was ordered to be recorded.

      === Research notes from Emma Winegarner

      Frederick County Virginia Chancery Order Book I, 1812-1819 A digital copy of the book can be accessed at FamilySearch.
      Page 13-15: Edward Talbot heirs against William Talbott and Edward Talbott
      Fredrick County, Virginia Court, Saturday July 11, 1812
      After the sale, it was ordered that proceeds be divided into three portions: One portion to the children of William Talbott, deceased; one portion to children of Susannah Magruder, deceased; and one portion to the children of Cassandra Nichols, deceased.

      Pages 25-26: Frederick County, Virginia Court, Monday November 23, 1812
      On the motion of the defendant Edward Talbott’s attorney and for show with good cause, Edward was allowed to keep the portions of the estate of Edward Talbott which he had purchased from the claimants.

      Pages 128-129: Frederick County Virginia Court, July 8, 1814
      The plaintiffs were allowed to collect their cost from the defendants.

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