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

Andrew Hinderson

Male Abt 1620 - 1672  (~ 52 years)

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  • Name Andrew Hinderson 
    Born Abt 1620 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jan 1672  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I91354  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 

    Family Elizabeth MNU Moore,   b. Abt 1620,   d. Bef 20 Jan 1680, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married Abt 1654  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F43398  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Inquisition of Hindrson's and Buttrums Land
      An Inquisition Indented taken the three and Twentieth day of Jan.ry in the fifth year of the Dominion of Charles &ca Annoq Dom 1679 at the house of Thomas Cosden in Caivertown in Calvert Co. in the Province of Maryland before us Charles Boteler and Samuell Boarne Gent By virtue of a Commission in the nature of a Mandamus issued out of his Lordships Court of Chan'ry to us directed by the Oaths of Twelve Good & Law full men of the Said County diligently to Enquire what Lands & Tenem.ts Andrew Hinderson & Elizabeth Buttrum late of Calvert Co.ty deceased held of the Right Hon.ble the Lord Prop.ry in their or either of their Deameasne as ffee at the time or times of their or either of their Deaths, and of what manno.r and by what Services and how much those Lands and Tenements are of value by the year in all issues and at what time or times the Said Andrew Hinderson and Elizabeth dyed and who is their or either of their next heir or heirs and who those Lands and Tenem.ts from the time of the Deaths of the Said Andrew and Elizabeth hath or doth occupy and the issues and profits thereof hath and doth Receive and by what Title and how & in what manner, By the Oaths of John BROOM Rich." Smith, William Barton, Christopher BAYNES Thomas SEDWICK Thomas ARNOLD Edward Cowdrey, Thomas Jessup, Joseph Williams Thomas Edwards William Collingwood and Joseph Dawkins, who being by us duely Sworn Say upon their Oaths as followeth That the S.d Andrew Hinderson dyed in the month of January Annoq Domini 1671 Seized and possessed of two hundred acres of Land in his Demeasne as of ffee in the County of Calvert being the one half of a parcell of Land formerly Granted to John Ashcombe Lying on the north Side of putuxent River near Hollowing point and that the sd Land was held by the Said Andrew Hinderson in fee Comon Soccage by ffealty only for all Services under the yearly Rent of four Shillings Sterling Said Land with the Houses thereupon Built in all issues and profits is worth Two hundred pounds of Tobacco by the year And the Said Jurors Say that the Said Andrew Hinderson dyed Seized & possessed as afores.d without any heir to whom the sd Land might or could descend as they know of, But do Say that the sd Andrew Hinderson did in his life time make his last will & Testamt in writeing under his hand and Seale bearing date the Twenty third day of January in the year of our Lord 1671 and thereof make his Loveing wife Elizabeth Hinderson his Ex.rx to his whole Estate Lands & all nothing Excepted also he did will all his Estate move ables and Imoveables to his well beloved wife onely one hundred acres of Land and two Cowes wch he did Give and bequeath to his wife's Son Roger Moore if alive & that he come into this Province, If not that is to Say if the Said Roger Moore Come not into this province or be dead then the Same also to his wife, he did bequeath, as by a Transcript of the s.d Will more at Large appeareth But the Said Juro.rs do not find that ever the Said Roger Moore Came into this Province but the Said Elizabeth Hinderson By virtue of the (fol. 317) Said Will & Testament Entered into and tooke possession of the premisses & afterwards did Intermarry one Nicholas Buttrum who in her Right hath held and kept possession of the premisses and Received the Rents issues & profits thereof untill the month of (fol. 318) January in the year of our Lord one thousand Six hundred Seventy Six at which time the sd Elizabeth did make her last will and Testam.t in writeing under her hand and Seale bearing date the fourth day of January 1676 by w.ch Said will she did bequeath the Same Land & all nothing Excepted unto her dear husband Nicholas Buttrum But if it Should happen that her Son Roger Moore be alive that then her Said Son to have one half of the Land with what else is already bequeathed in her deceased husband Andrew Hinderson's Will, but if her Said Son be dead, then She did bequeath all to her Dear husband Nicholas Buttrum as by the Same will hereunto annexed appeareth, And the Said Elizabeth haveing made her last will.& Testam.t as af.d in the month of January af.d dyed & that Since her death the Said Nicholas Buttrum by Colour of the Said Last will & Testam.t into the Said Land did Enter & the Same doth possess and the issues and profits thereof doth Receive and that the Said Nicholas hath paid the Rent of the Same In Testimony whereof as well the Said Commission.rs as the Said Juro.rs have hereunto Set their hands and Seals the day & year first above written
      C Boteler sealed
      Samll Bourne sealed
      Rich." Smith Jun.r Xtopher BAYNES
      Tho Jessup W.m Barton
      Edward CowdryW.m Collingwood
      Joseph Dawkins sealed Jn.° BROME sealed
      Thomas Edwards Thomas ARNOLD
      Joseph Williams Thomas SEDWICKS

      Which being read and heard it is the Judgem.t of the Court here this day to witt the Seventh day of ffebruary in the fifth year of the Dominion of the R.t Hon.ble Charles Lord Baltemore &c Annoq Domini 1697 That the Two hundred acres of Land in the afore going Inquisition menconed whereof the Said Andrew Hinderson dyed Seized of at the time of his Death is Escheated unto his Said
      Lordship for want of heirs Nic: Painter Cl Cur Prov.alis

      Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, 1669-1679
      Volume 51, Page 314
      http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/00000 1/000051/html/am51--314.html
      Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, 1679
      Volume 51, Page 303
      http://aomol.net/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/000001/000051/html/am5 1--303.html

      The humble Petition of Nicholas Buttram Sheweth That John Ascombe of Calvert County being by Patent under the
      Great Seale of this Province bearing date the fifth day of August
      1658 Granted by the late Lord Prop.ry of noble memory deceased
      Lawfully Seized to him and his heirs of and in four hundred acres p..247 (fol. 304) of Land in Putuxent River the Buttings & boundings whereof appear by the Said Patent hereunto annexed did by ass.t Endorsedupon the Said Patent according to the manner then used amongst the Inhabitants of this Province Subscribed by the Said Jphn As combe & Winifred his wife assign Convey and make over the Said four hundred acres of Land and all their Right therein unto RichdWadsworth Andrew Henderson and David Read To hold to them and their heirs for Ever, Whereby the Said Wadsworth Hinderson and Read became Seized thereof to them and their heirs in Joynt Tennancy undivided Afterwards the 20.th of September 1664 theSaid Wadsworth & Susan his wife at a Court there held for Calvert County did Release & make over his third part of the Said four hundred acres of Land unto the Said Two Joynt Tennants viz.t
      Hinderson and Read, as by a Copy of the Record annexed appeareth after that the Said David Read dyed whereby Andrew Hinderson in Right of Survivorship was possessed of the Said whole four hundred acres to him & his heirs for Ever, The -4th of Aprill 1672Hinderson made his will in writeing and did thereby will in these words, That my welbeloved Wife Elizabeth Hinderson be my Ex.rx to my whole Estate Land & all nothing Excepted, Item I will that allmy Estate moveable & Imoveable to my welbeloved wife onely one hundred acres of Land and Cowes I give and bequeath unto my wifes Son Roger alive and that he Come into this Country, if not then also to my wife I bequeath it] as by the Copy of theannexed may appear The Said Hinderson thereupon dyed Pet.r Nicho: Buttram marryed the Said Elizabeth relict of the Said Hinderson Said Elizabeth after the Same marthe fourth of January 1676 made her Will in writeing & didgive and bequeath all theTemporall Estate w.ch her Said [husiband Hinderson bequeathed her by his will Land &accepted unto yo.r pet.T But if it Should happenRoger Should be alive then he to have half of thewhat else is Specified in her Said Late husbandBut if the SaidRoger were Dead then She gavetion.r as byher Said Will annexed will more (fol. 305) it please your Lordship as yo.r Pet.r is advised appears by the will of the S.d Hinderson that tie his Land therein menconed upon his wifeYet Since by defect of Skill in the party that writt thehappens therein to want the word heirs therefore in StrictLaw the Estate therein Granted of the Said Land to the Saideth amounted to no more than an Estate for life, andthat the Andrew dyeingwithout other heir the Land is Lyableto be Escheated to yor Lord ship, Yo.r pet.r being a poor manhaveing no other Estate, but being Sufficiently made Sensible of yo.rLaps Clemency and mercy in Such Cases, Doth humbly pray that yorLdp will Grant a Dedimus potes tatem to Some able and honest psonsof Calvert County to Enquire p. 248 by the Oaths of twelve honest & Lawfull men for that purpose to (fol. 305) be Impannelled & Sworn what Lands and Tenem.ts Andrew Hinderson & Elizabeth Buttrum or eitherof them dyed Seized of and of what Estate therein and what heir orheirs they or either of them left that So yor Lordship may byRecord be Entitled thereunto and then yor Petr most humbly prays theptmisses being Considered that yo.r Lordship will gracious please toadmitt your pet.r to purchase upon Reasonable Termes from yorLordship the two hundred acres as is before menconed wasDevised to him by his Said wife Relict of the sd Andrew Hinderson
      And your petition.r Shall pray &c
      Underneath the aforegoingPetition was thus written viz.t
      By the Lord Proprietary
      Ordered that a DedimusP otestatem issue as is above directed
      to major Charles Boteler & Cap.t Samuell Bourne C: Baltemore
      Novemb.r y.e 13.th 1679
      Mandamus then issued to maj.rCharles Boteler & Cap.t Samuell
      Bourne of Calvert County Gent thatby the Oaths of Twelve &c
      they diligently Enquire what Lands Andrew Hinderson & Elizabeth
      Buttrum or either of them late ofCalvert County deced dyed Seized
      of returnable without delay.

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