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

Francis Adams

Male 1643 - 1699  (56 years)


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  • Name Francis Adams 
    Born 1643  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Jun 1699  Charles County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7896  Tree1
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2022 

    Family ID F5439  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Grace {unproven} Thomas,   b. Bef 1654,   d. Aft 1699, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1671  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charles Adams,   b. 1673, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1734, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
     2. Benjamin Adams,   b. 1673, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1709, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 37 years)  [natural]
     3. Francis Adams,   b. 1678, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1766, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
     4. Elizabeth Adams,   b. 1680, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1756, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     5. Richard Adams,   b. 1683, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F5436  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      THE ADAMS FAMILY OF MARYLAND.

      Francis Adams, of Charles County, Maryland, was born in 1643, and came to the Colony of Maryland from England in 1658. He acquired land in Charles County in 1663, also in 1671; these tracts of land were called "Raily," "Troops Rendezvous," "Pinnas" and "Bachelor's Hope." In 1671 he was married to Grace (???). She was administratrix on her husband's will in 1699. He died in 1698. There is a document on record in Charles County, in which is his name, with that of many other citizens, addressing a petition to the King of England, written in 1689.
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      Francis Adams 18.64 1 CH £19.0.0 Dec 22 1698
      Appraisers: George Godfry, John Paine,
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      Francis Adams 19,47 A Jun 7 1699
      Administratrix: Grace Adams.
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      Browne., Ann, widow of James Brown, Chas. County, 17th Jan 1697; 5th Feb,, 1697.
      Patrick MackAtee,, ex. and sole legatee,
      Test: Thos, Jenkins, Francis Adams., Adam Tilly. 7. 377
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      Arrived 1658 at age 15 as the indentured servant of Zacharias Wade.
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      William Bayden [boydon] 8.397 I Jun 10 1685 [Charles County, Maryland]
      Appraisers: Frances Adams, John Boyske.
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      Thomas, William, St. Mary's County, 2nd Jan., 1684; 26th Mch., 1685.
      To wife Eliza: execx., "Newinton" during life.
      To son Thomas and hrs., sd. plantation at death of wife afsd.; to be of age at 18 yrs.
      To dau. Sarah and hrs., 130 A., part of "Bachelor's Rest."
      To unborn child and hrs., residue of "Bachelor's Rest" after death of Grace Brewer, sister of testator. In event of death of any child survivors to inherit deceased's portion.
      To Mary Dorrill and hrs., entire estate, should child. afsd. die without issue.
      Test: Wm. Norris, Jno. Bullock, Francis Hayden, Jno. Payler. 4. 107.
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      Thomas Rigge 10.208 I CH £7.12.8 Sep 5 1688
      Appraisers: John Clement, Francis Adams.
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber D, Page 95
      8 Jun 1669; Indenture from Francis Adames to Richard Jones; a parcel called Batchelor's Hope of 100 acres on the south side of St. Francis Branch; bounded by Mathias O'Bryan; /s/ Francis Adames; wit. Tho. Bennett, Wm. Nevill, Henry Bonner
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 12
      27 Dec 1670; Indenture from Ignatius Causine, Gent., to John Vaudry, carpenter; for a certain sum of tobacco; a parcel of land called St. Nicholas on the west side of a fresh run of Portobacco; containing 300 acres now occupied by Causine whose patent was dated 20 Jul 1664; /s/ Ignatius Causine; wit. Mathew Stone, Francis Adames
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 26
      I Mar 1670; Indenture from Francis Adams, planter, to John Paine; for 2,000# tobacco; a parcel of land of 100 acres called Raley; patent granted 30 Jan 1668; /s/ Fra. Adames (seal); wit. William Britton, Bartholomew Coates, John Luke
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber K, Page 31
      14 Nov 1682; Indenture from David Thomas of Stafford County, Colony of Virginia, planter, to Richard Jones, planter; for good and diverse causes, a parcel called Want Water; bounded by Francis Adames' land called Batchelors Hope; containing 100 acres; /s/ David Thomas (mark); wit. Tho. Hussey, Francis Adams
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber K, Page 185
      5 Apr 1683; Bill of sale from William Taylor to Thomas Ashbrook, shoemaker, a bay mare; /s/ Wm. Taylor (mark); wit. Francis Adames, Wm. Newman
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber S, Page 127
      18 Jul 1692; recorded 16 Jun 1693; Indenture from Robert Middleton, planter, and Mary his wife, to John Clement; fo 8,000# tobacco; a parcel of land called Wickham in Piscataway Manor; bounded by Francis Adames' Primar, John Wheeler; containing 112 acres; /s/ Robert Middleton, Mary Middleton; wit. John Addison, Will Hutchison
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      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 191
      22 Jul 1719; Recorded at request of Dr. Gustavous Browne:
      18 Aug 1718; Indenture from Charles Adams to Gustavous Browne; for 10,000# tobacco; a parcel of land granted Frances Adams, father of Charles, by patent dated 4 May 1671; tract called Pinner; bounded by land of Fran. Adams called Rayley and John Wheeler's tract called Wheeler's Rest; containing 145 acres; also Pinner Enlargement bounded by Pinner and Rayly; containing 70 acres; total 215 acres; /s/ Charles Adams; wit. Gerard Fowke, Thomas Stone, James Russell; 18 Aug 1718; ack. payment from Browne; deed ack. by Charles Addams and Elizabeth his wife
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      Adams, Francis Port Tobacco 307 32 BACHELORS HOPE
      Adams, Francis Port Tobacco 308 45 HINSONS BEGINNING BACHELORS HOPE
      Adams, Francis Port Tobacco 309 53 KERRIGDERRY
      Adams, Francis Port Tobacco 379 25 PAYNES ADDITION RYLEY
      Adams, Francis Port Tobacco 381 33 PAYNES ADDITION RYLEY
      Adams, Francis Port Tobacco 308 39 PINNAR RALEY
      Adams, Francis Port Tobacco 307 36 RALEY
      Adams, Francis Port Tobacco 304 19 TROOPS RENDEZVOUS
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 307-32: BACHELORS HOPE: 100 acres; Possession of - 33-1/3 Acres - Clements, John : 33-1/3 Acres - Coffer, John : 33-1/3 Acres - Thomas, James: Surveyed 21 July 1668 for Francis Adams on the South side of St. Francis branch near the land of O'Bryan.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 308-45: HINSONS BEGINNING: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Neale, James: Surveyed 20 April 1671 for George Hinson at a bound Red Oak the bound tree of Francis Adams called BACHELORS HOPE: Other Tracts Mentioned: BACHELORS HOPE;
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 309-53: KERRIGDERRY: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Barnes, Mathew: Surveyed 7 May 1672 for Owen Jones at a bound Red Oak the bound tree of Francis Adams and George Hinson.:
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 379-25: PAYNES ADDITION: 140 acres; Possession of - 140 Acres - Payne, John : Surveyed 1 April 1707 for John Payne beginning at a bound oak the first bound tree of a tract of land called RYLEY {mm note: folio 307 spelled RAYLY} originally laid out for Francis Adams now in the possession of the said Payne.: Other Tracts Mentioned: RYLEY ; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 40 Acres - Ignatius Mitchell from John Payne; 19 Jan 1743,,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 381-33: PAYNES ADDITION: 140 acres; Possession of - 140 Acres - Payne, John : Surveyed 1 April 1707 for John Payne beginning at a bound oak the first bound tree of a tract of land called RYLEY {mm note: folio 307 spelled RAYLY} originally laid out for Francis Adams now in the possession of the said Payne. Entered before in folio 379.: Other Tracts Mentioned: RYLEY; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, Entered before folio 379,,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 308-39: PINNAR: 145 acres; Possession of - 145 Acres - Adams, Charles: Surveyed 4 Jan 1669 for Francis Adams at a bound Red Oak the N by W bound tree of the said Adams called RALEY: Other Tracts Mentioned: RALEY; Conveyance notes - 145 Acres - Gustavus Brown from Charles Adams; 18 Aug 1718,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 307-36: RALEY: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Payne, John: Surveyed 3 July 1668 for Francis Adams beginning at a bound Red Oak on the side of a small run in the woods.:
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 304-19: TROOPS RENDEZVOUS: 350 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Adams, Francis : 150 Acres - Godfrey, George : 100 Acres - Hammond, John : Surveyed 2 Aug 1661 for Robert Troop on the East side the fresh of Avon River : Conveyance notes - 100 Acres - Francis Adams from George Godfrey, 13 Nov 1707, 86 - Francis Adams from John Hammond; 16 Aug 1716,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 315-90: TROOPS RENDEZVOUS: 250 acres; Possession of - 250 Acres - Godfrey, George: Surveyed 11 June 1685 for George Godfrey: Conveyance notes - 150 Acres - William Maconchie from George Godfrey; 21 April 1713, ,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 392-97: TROOPS RENDEZVOUS ADDITION: 37 acres; Possession of - 37 Acres - Maconchie, William: Surveyed 18 Aug 1719 for William Maconchie East side Nanjemoy creek beginning at a bounded Red Oak standing on a hill and is the first bounded tree of a piece of land belonging to the said Maconchie called TROOPS RENDEZVOUS: Other Tracts Mentioned: TROOPS RENDEZVOUS; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},

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