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

Josiah Wilson

Male 1671 - 1717  (46 years)


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  • Name Josiah Wilson 
    Birth 1671  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 5 Dec 1717  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I91627  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father James Wilson,   b. 11 Sep 1618, Canongate, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 29 May 1672, Calvert County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Margaret Kidd,   b. Abt 1644   d. Abt 1696, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1660  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13293  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Lingan,   b. 1680, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 1698  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Josiah Wilson,   b. Abt 1699, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 14 Mar 1727, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 28 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. James Wilson,   b. 1704, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 18 Jan 1753, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 49 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Lingan Wilson,   b. 1704, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aug 1768, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 64 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Joseph Wilson,   b. 1707, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 8 Sep 1747, Prince George's County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 40 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Joshua Wilson,   b. Abt 1710, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 27 Nov 1745, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 35 years)  [Father: natural]
     6. Martha Wilson,   b. 1713, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 8 Mar 1806, Adair County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 93 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F8196  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
    • ===
      Wilson, Josiah, gent., Pr. Geo. County, 11th Nov., 1717; 5th Dec. 1717.
      To brother William Kid and hrs., 24 A., "'Refuge,"' also the adjoining tract, 84 A.., "Kid's Levell," and 59 A. called '"Island Plains,"' which adjoins "Kids Levell."
      To son Josiah and hrs., 500 A., "Ozburn's Lott,"' in Balto. County, east side Bush River, also 1/2 of 380 A. called "Buttington" and 3 lots in Marlborough, one being part of one of the southernmost lots on the market-place; also a lot on East side of Mr. William Head's lot and a lot on the south side of the meeting lot, and personalty.
      To son Lingan and hrs., 500 A., "Lingans Adventure," in Balto. County, on South side of Gunpowder R., and 450 A., "Back Lingan" in same county, and personalty.
      To son Janus and hrs., 250 A., " The Ridge," at head of Hunting Creek, 90 A., "The Angles," at head of same creek, 200 A., "George's Desire, " and 42 A.., "Addition., " joining "The Ridge," also a slip of land in Annapolis, being part of a lot sold to Patrick Ogilby, and one lot of land and house in Mount Calvert, Pr. Geo. County, formerly taken up and built on by Henry Boteler; one other lot and house in Mount Calvert, purchased of Christopher Beam., now deceased, also warehouse on waterside at Mt. Calvert, and personalty.
      To son Joseph and hrs., 1,50 A., "Cockalds Point, " on s. side of west branch of Patuxent River; 20 A., "Beams Landing," and the adjoining tract of land; also 43 A. of the same "Beams Landing" with the appurtenances thereto., and 100 A., "'Brook Hill," on North. side Charles Branch in Pr. Geo. Co.; also 200 A. of adj. tract, "Kingsale,"' and personalty.
      To son Joshua and hrs., tract of land and houses in Mt. Calvert purchased of Thomas Emos; 247 A. and 132 A., part of Mt. Calvert manor purchased of John Deakins; also a tract purahased of Christopher Beanes on s. side of Charles Branch cont. 18 A., and personalty.
      To dau. Martha and hrs., 206 A."Indian Gyant's Sepulcher," in Charles County, purchased of Walter Beam, and personalty.
      To Mrs. Catherine Boteler, personalty.
      Residue of personalty to be divided among the 6 child. afsd., first division when son Lingan attains the age of 16, Son Josiah to have first choice, and then son Lingan. The Justices of Pr. Geo. County Court, with Mr. Edward Boteler and Mr. Thomas Lingan in Calvert County to assist at division. Should any of five sons afsd. die before age of 18, his share of est. to be equally divided among all surviving child. Dau. Martha of age at 16.
      Exs.: Sons Josiah and Lingan, jointly. They to maintain child. at schools and provide a competent Support till they come of age, Servants Walter Thompson, John Hastins, John Smith, Izia Bonnell and George Noble. to be disposed of by exs. for own benefit till their time of servitude expires
      Test: Jos. Belt, Rich. Pile, Robt. Hall. 14. 381.
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      Maj. Josiah Wilson 1.222 Page £1178.15.l Jul 24 1718
      Servants mentioned: Walter Thompson and John Hafty (Just free), George Noble Smith, Robert Maxwell, Oziah Bonnett,
      Appraisers: Thomas Clagett, Basil Waring,
      Approvers: Thomas Wilson, John Piles.
      Mentions: Henry French's Quarter, John Hooper's Quarter.
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      Maj. Josiah Wilson 1.432 A Page £1178.15.1 £215.7.6 Apr 22 1719
      Received from Daniell Dellany, Mrs. Mihillabell Holland, Thomas Sprigg, Leonard Holladay, Samuell Griffen, Mrs. Gerrard (executrix of John Gerrard), Henry P. Jowles, Samuell Chew, John Chew.
      Payments to: Francis Pill, Christopher Degraffenreid, James Haddock, Frederick Claudius, Dr. Lock, Dr. Richard Pill, Alexander Liveingstone, Mr. Robert Levett, Rachell Howard, John Pill, Joseph Chew.
      Executor: Josiah Wilson.
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      Maj. Josiah Willson 6.203 A Page £269.8.8 Nov 27 1724
      Received from: Mr. Thomas Coleman.
      Payments to: Robert Tucker (of Virginia), Joseph Wilson paid to his guardian (unnamed).
      Executor: Josiah Willson.
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      Maj. Josiah Wilson 5.366 A Page £1036.16.5 £594.16.5 Mar 25 1724
      Payments to: Charles Carroll, Esq., Caleb Norris, Anne Livers, Edmond Hennebury paid to Clement Hill, Abraham Down, Patrick Andrew, John Docwra (administrator of James Robinson), John Docwra, Benjamin Allen, William Fisher, Ralph Somerfeild, Samuell Smith, John Orme, Maj. Thomas Sprigg on account of Gabriell Burnham, Edward Mobberly, Bazill Warren.
      Legatees: James Wilson (son), Lingan Wilson (son), accountant.
      Executor: Josiah Wilson.
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      Josiah Wilson 9.221 A Page £212.17.9 £121.12.6 Apr 27 1728
      Payments to: Mr. Tobias Bowles (merchant in London), Morean Duvall, Brooke, Addison & Holland, Holland, Lee & Brooke, Charles Calvert, Esq., Thomas Brooke, Lingan Wilson guardian for his brother Joshua Wilson (his portion),
      Heirs: Henry Wilson, Martha Wilson,
      Executrix: Elizabeth Wilson.
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      Josiah Wilson 12.147 A Page £46.6.3 Dec 5 1733
      Payments to: William Magruder Selby (his filial portion from Maj. Josiah Wilson in right of his wife (unnamed, daughter of said Wilson)), Daniel Dulany, Charles Calvert, Esq., Edmund Jenings, Esq., Phill. Lloyd, Esq., Alexander Frazer for fees at suit of Bowles.
      Executrix: Mrs. Elisabeth Wilson.
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      Mr. Samuel Magruder 33A.38 A Page £501.15.4 £83.18.8 Dec 31 1711
      Received from: William Head, Elisabeth Clark, Nin. Magruder.
      Payments to: Mr. Benjamin Bradley & James Bradley, Mr. Josiah Wilson, Benjamin Berry, Thomas Applegate, Joseph Story, Mr. John Gerrard for Millner & Co., Rebecca Ellis, John Lane.
      Legatees: Elisabeth Beall (daughter).
      Mentions: Mr. Isaac Millner.
      Executrix: Mrs. Sarah Magruder.
      ===
      Phoenix, Edward, planter, Prince George 's Co., Sth Apr., 1713; 25th May, 1714.
      To dau. Jane Hynde, wife of Thos. Hynde, personalty.
      To Major Josiah Wilson, all land at decease of wife.
      wife Dinah, extx., residue of estate and life interest in land afsd.
      Test: Walter Thomson, William Shillingsworth, John Auston.
      13. 677.

      ===Marge Clark's Family; margeclark@azsuprise.com
      "1690: signed address of Protestants to King William III
      1698: was a Captain in the militia; also served as justice and high sheriff.
      1699: (8 April) George and Anne Lingan to Josiah and Martha Willson, Martha daughter of said Lingans: south half of 380 tract called Buttington, on the west side of the Patuxent River in the branchs of ffordsham Creek, bounding on land of John Boyne called Reddings; originally granted to Lingan on 15 March 1665; wit: John Tasker, Sam’l Peter. Land in Calvert Co.
      1699 (8 Oct.) Patented land called Angles in Calvert County, surveyed for Josiah Willson beginning at bound oak by main branch of Hunting Creek, being a bound tree of the land called The Beach Henn’s nest, Lyon Creek Hundred; son James sold it to William Ireland in 1736
      1701 (14 Nov.) patented 29 acres called Wilson’s Common in Calvert Co, on branches of Hunting Creek, Hunting Creek Hundred; at unknown date possessed by George Parker; on 15 July 1720 Gabriel Parker "bought it from John Mackall and Susanna, his wife, it was now 30 acres
      1702-1705: served as sheriff in Prince George's Co.
      1703 (15 June); Patented 129 acres of Wilson’s Adventure, surveyed for Josiah Wilson beginning at bound black oak standing 20 ft. in an east line of Harry’s Lott, Mt. calvert Hundred
      1703 (23 June) sold 309 acres of The Farm in Page Co.,to George Spicer for £80, for a quit claim deed to Mansfield (250 ac), Collins Comfort (250 acres,
      1705-1708: served as sheriff of Anne Arundell Co.
      1705 (23 Jan.) received 250 acres of Black Oak Thicket from William Kidd of Calvert County, land surveyed and patented to Kidd 4 May 1703; Calverton Manor in Charles Co.
      1707: bought 50 acres of Burrage in Anne Arundell Co. from Jacob Reigner Welsh, surveyed 20 March 1662 for John Burrage, on ridge to westwards of Herring Creek; possions: 100 acres John Wilson, 300 ac. Benj. Welsh.
      1708: served as alderman; incorporator of city of Annapolis.
      1708-1711: served as sheriff of Prince George's Co.,
      1708 (17 May): inherited 500 acres of Lingan’s Adventure from George Lingan, near Gunpowder River in Balrimore Co.
      1709: bought 100 acres of Rich Neck in Calvert Co. from John Edwards; adjacent to Duvall and William Young, on south side of South River and west side of Jacob’s Creek.
      1710: bought 113 acres of Good will in Prince George's Co. from William Elder; surveyed 1-0 Aug. 1680 for Thomas Larimore on west side of West branch of Patuxent, at marked oak by side of Charles branch.
      1710: possessed 240 acres of Mt. Calvert in Prince George's County, surveyed 27 May 1657 for Philip Calvert Esq. on west side of Patuxent in ye freshes near the dividing of the river and resurveyed 17 July 1670 for William Groome; 240 acres bought by Josiah Wilson from John Deakins; Mt. Calvert Hundred
      1710 (7 March): bought 100 acres of Twiver in Page Co. from William Bothery, surveyed 26 May 1678 for George Collins at bound white oak near adjoining to land called Orchard, in a line of the land called Farme; Mattapony Hundred
      1711 (16 Oct.), with robert Hall, served as bondsmen or £40 sterling, as administratorof estate of Richard Glasco
      1713: purchased Kingsale in Prince George's County, surveyed 24 June 1671 for Jeremiah Sullivan on the west side of dividning Creek in Patuxent at a bound oak on north side of Charles banch, Mt. Calvert Hundred. Son Lingan bought it from his brother, Josiah, in 1732; Joseph sold his share to Daniel Carrol 1730.
      1713: guardian, with Edward Boteler and Thomas Lingan, of children of Henry and Catherine Boteler. Land involved: Harry’s Lot, Reneker’s Adventure, London Derry, Buttington, 200 ac. Appledore
      1713 (27 July): possessed 100 acres of Brooks Hill in Prince George's County, beginning at a marked oak standing on the north side of Charles branch, surveyed 29 April 1664 for Baker Brook, esq, Mt. Calvert Hundred. Son Lingan bought it from his brother, Josiah, in 1732. Jos
      ===
      Prince George's, County Land Records, Liber C - folio 48
      Indenture, 29 Oct 1710
      From: John Deakin, carpenter of Prince George's County
      To: Josiah Willson of Prince George's County
      For 50£two parcels totalling 132 acres; 100 acres part of a tract called Mount Calvert Manor on the west side of the Patuxent in the fresher near Charles Branch; bounded by Christopher Beane 's land called Brooke Ridge Manor; for 87 years the purchaser or his heirs will on the 25 day of December pay to the seller two ears of Indian Corn
      ===
      Lingan, George,Calvert Co.,23rd Oct., 1705; 17th May, 1708.
      To wife [unnamed] personalty and use of dwelling plantation during life.
      To 4 child., viz., Thomas, Anne, Martha and Katherine, personalty.
      To son-in-law Edward Boteler and Anne his wife and their hrs., 400 A., –– on n. side falls of Gunpowder R. nr. the main road in Balto. County, formerly surveyed for George Holland–and personalty.
      To son-in-law Josiah Wilson and Martha his wife, personalty, ½ 1000 A., "Lingan's Adventure" nr. Gunpowder R.
      To son-in-law Henry Boteler and Katherine his wife, ½ of 380 A., "Buttington” near Swanson's Creek, Prince Geo. Co. (the other half having been conveyed to Josiah Wilson and Martha his wife), and residue of "Lingan's Adventure."
      To son Thomas and hrs., residue of estate, real and personal, including dwelling plantation "Batchelor's Quarter" at decease of wife as afsd., and personalty in England and elsewhere.
      Test: Clarke Skinner, Rice Owen, Josh. Cecil. 12. 248.
      ===
      1696-1702 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber A, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Deed, 24 January (year unspecified)
      From: JOHN CHITTAM of P. G. County, planter
      To: WILLIAM BARTON of P. G. County, merchant Price: 21 pounds sterling
      Property: A 125 acre part of a 500 acre tract called "Exchange" now in P. G. County, formerly in Calvert County, on the west side of Patuxent River at the head of Deep Creek; bounding on Deep Creek, Mattapony Path (being the bounding between JOHN BOWLING and JOHN KING, and Deep Gully Branch; originally patented to JOHN BOWLING and JOHN KING.
      Signature: JOHN CHITTAM
      Wit.: JOSIAH WILLSON, JOSIAS TOWGOOD
      Ackn'd: JOHN CHITTAM and Anne his wife, 24 January 1698.
      Recorded: 25 September 1699, Vol. A, p. 182
      ===
      1696-1702 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber A, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Deed, 8 April 1699
      From: GEORGE LINGAN of Calvert County, gent., and wife ANN.
      To: JOSIAH WILLSON of Calvert County, gent., and MARTHA his wife, one of the daughters of the said LINGAN.
      Price: Love and affection
      Property: The southern half of the 380 acre tract called "Buttington," originally in Calvert County, on the west side of Patuxent River in the branches of Ffordsham Creek, bounding on land of JOHN BOYNE called "Redding"; originally granted to LINGAN on 15 March 1665.
      Signatures: GEORGE LINGAN, Anne LINGAN
      Wit.: JOHN TASKER, SAM'LL PETER
      Ackn'd: GEORGE LINGAN and wife ANN, 8 April 1699 Recorded: (date unspecified), Vol. A, p. 299
      ===
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 60a: To All Christian People, 23 Jun 1703
      From: Josiah Willson of Prince George's County, Gent.
      To: George Spicer of Prince George's County
      George Spicer paid 80£for a quit-claim deed to Mansfeild of 250 acres mentioning Benjamin Evans and a parcel called Collins Comfort containing 250 acres and another parcel called The Farms of 309 acres
      Signed: Josiah Willson
      Witnessed: Rob. Tyler, Tho. Greenfeild and John Hawkins
      ===
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 61: Indenture, 23 Jun 1703
      From: George Spicer, planter of Prince George's County
      To: Joshua Cecell of Prince George's County
      120£for all of the tract of 309 acres called The Farme formerly in Calvert County and now in Prince George's County on the west side of the Patuxent in the woods at the head of a deep creek adjoining land granted Thomas Truman called Mansfeild and bounded by 100 acres of land of William Selby being part of the land called The Farme
      Signed: George Spicer
      Endorsement: 23 Jun 1703 Mary Spicer, wife of George, examined by Robert Tyler and John Hawkins
      Witnessed: Tho. Greenfeild, Robert Tyler and John Hawkins
      Alienation: The sum of 8s recd 23 Jun 1703 from Joshua Cecell
      ===
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 62a: Indenture, 4 Apr 1703
      From: Ninian Beall of Prince George's County, Gent. and Ruth, his wife
      To: John Pottinger, planter of Prince George's County
      For 106£a parcel of 150 acres of land called Twice Bought being part of 800 acres of land surveyed for Beall called Major's Lott lying in Prince George's County, formerly Calvert County, in the fork of Western Branch; bounded by land owned by Pottinger
      Signed: Ninian Beall and Ruth Beall
      Witnessed: Josiah Willson, Will'm Moor (mark)
      Memorandum: 10 Apr 1703 Ruth Beall examined by William Hutchison and Robert Tyler Alienation: 10 Apr 1703 the sum of Bs paid by John Pottinger
      ===
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 63a: Indenture, 9 Apr 1703
      From: Edward Dawson, planter of Prince George's County and wife Mary Dawson
      To: John Pottinger, planter of Prince George's County
      For 70£for 100 acres called Ware part of a tract called The Majors Lott in Prince George's County laid out for Maj. Ninian Beall by patent of 800 acres lying in the forks of the Western Branch of the Patuxent River; bounded by land of James Millikin and John Joyce
      Signed: Edward Dawson and Mary Dawson
      Witnessed: Josiah Willson and Wm. Moore
      Memorandum: 10 Apr 1703 Mary Dawson examined by Wm. Hutchison
      Alienation: John Pottinger paid the sum of 4s
      ===
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 65a: Indenture, 10 Apr 1703
      From: James Mullikin, planter of Prince George's County, and his wife Jane
      To: Thomas Lemar, planter of Prince George's County
      For 95£a 100 acre parcel called Thrice Bought formerly called Mullikin 'a Choice in Prince George's County, formerly Calvert County, being part of 800 acres in the freshes of the Patuxent River in the fork of the Western Branch; bounded by Major's Lott
      Signed: James Mullikan (mark), Jane Mullikan (mark)
      Witnessed: Josiah Willson and Wm. Moor (mark)
      Memorandum: 10 Apr 1703 Jane Mullikin examined by William Hutchison and Robert Tyler Alienation: Thomas Lemarr paid the sum of 4s
      ===
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 85: Indenture, 28 Oct 1703
      From: Thomas Brooke, Esq'r of Prince George's County
      To: Thomas Blandford, planter of Prince George's County
      For 30L a 209 acre parcel of a tract of land called Brooke Chance in Prince George's County; bounded by Brooke Creek
      Signed: Thos. Brooke
      Witnessed: Wm. Hutchison and Josiah Willson
      Memorandum: 16 Oct 1703 Thomas Brooke, Esq'r came before Wm. Hutchison and James Stoddart acknowledging deed
      Memorandum: 29 Oct 1703 Madam Barbara Brooke, wife of Thomas, acknowledged deed before John Wight and Rob't Bradly
      Alienation: 28 Oct 1703 the sum of 8s/4p paid by Thomas Blandford
      ===
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 104: Indenture, 28 Jun 1704
      From: Hickford Leman of Prince George's County, Gent.
      To: Thomas Addison of Prince George's County, Gent.
      For 265£/16s a 400 acre half-part of land called Batchelor's Harbour of 800 acres in Prince George's County, formerly Charles County on the east side of the Potomac about 2 miles above Piscataway Creek; bounded by Borges Creek, Jerom's Creek, now known as Swann Creek, and St. George's Creek
      Signed: Hickford Leman
      Endorsed and witnessed: Josiah Willson, Robert Middleton, James Haddock
      Alienation: 28 Jun 1704 the sum of 8s paid by Thomas Addison

      ===
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 94: Petition, 23 Mar 1702/3
      Resurvey of Major's Lott in Prince George's County
      Petitioners: Edward Dawson, James Mullikin, Mathew Mackeby, and the executors of John Joyce
      To: Josiah Wilson, High Sheriff of Prince George's County and Mr. William Hutchison, Surveyor
      Bounds: Land of Maj. Nicholas Sewell, Edward Dawson, John Pottinger, James Mullikin, Thomas Lemar., Matthew Mackeby
      Her Majesties' Surveyor: William Hutchison
      Signed: Jury included Thomas Swaringen, Richard Pile, Archibald Edmundson, Thomas Plumer (mark), Charles Hyatt, John Turner (mark), Anthony Draine, Soloman Rodery, Jonathan Simmons, Wm. Ray (mark), William Moor (mark), Thomas Wells
      ===
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 119a: Indenture, 22 Aug 1704
      From: Thomas Brooke of Prince George's County, Esq'r
      To: Robert Owen, Principle Vestryman of St. Paul's Parish and his associates and brethren the rest of the vestrymen of the said Parish in Prince George's County
      For 8,000 pounds of good sound merchantable tobacco in cask a 120 acre parcel of land called Brooks feud in the freshes on the west side of the Patuxent River on a creek called Deep Creek; bounded by land called The Gears, The Plantation, the road to Mattapany, and Deep Creek. This land was to be used by Robert Owen so long as he continue to be minister or curate of the parish and "have the care of soules therein" afterward for the support and maintenance of such other minister according to the Laws of England or the Province...according to the doctrine of the Church of England
      Signed: Tho.Brooke
      Memorandum: 22 Aug 1704 Thomas Brooke and Madam Barbara Brooke acknowledged the deed before William Barton and John Wight
      Witnesses: Josiah Willson, The. Addison, and Ja. Haddock
      ===
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 120a: Indenture, 30 Mar 1704
      From: Thomas Emmes of the Kingdom of England, Mariner
      To: Josiah Willson of Prince George's County
      For 90£a 250 acre part of a tract of land called Mt. Calvert Manor in Prince George's County, formerly Calvert County; bounded by the Patuxent River, land of Robert Bradly, land of Richard Groome, land of Christopher Baines, the main town road, and Groome's Spring Branch
      Signed: Thomas Emma
      Memorandum: Acknowledgement of deed by Capt. Thomas Emmes to Will. Hutchison and James Stoddart
      ===
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 123a: Indenture, 31 Jul 1703
      From: Jeremiah Macknew, planter of Prince George's County
      To: Capt. James Bigger, Gent
      James Macknew bound himself a servant of "his own free voluntary will" for "good causes and considerations" to James Bigger for 6 years "day and night"; James Bigger to pay all debts of Macknew and to pay the sheriffs clerk attorney fees, to give Macknew a young horse in 12 months and to supply meat, drink, washing and lodging and necessary apparel
      Signed: Jeremiah Macknew (mark) and James Bigger
      Witnessed: Josiah Willson, James Nuttwell (mark) and James Bonifont (mark)
      ===
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 121b: Apprenticeship, 12 Dec 1704
      From: John Bigger, son of Cap't James Bigger of Prince George's County
      To: Thomas Beall, Jr., carpenter of Prince George's County
      With the consent of his father John Bigger has apprenticed himself to Thomas Beall, Jr., to learn the "science or trade" of carpentering until age 21; John shall not waste the goods of his master at dice or cards or any unlawful game and he shall not go to ordinaries or drinking; at the end of the apprenticeship the master shall give the apprentice a suite of apparel of linen and woolen, shoes, stockings and hat and one set of carpenter tools; during apprenticeship he shall give the apprentice enough schooling so that he can read, write and do accounts
      Signed: John Bigger (mark) and Thomas Beall
      Witnessed: James Stoddart and Josiah Willson
      ===
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 122b: Resurvey, 24 Oct 1704
      For: James Keech, Jr., of St. Mary's County return of a Warrant of the Resurvey of Locust Thickett according to ancient meets and bounds expressed in patent
      Josiah Willson, Sheriff of Prince George's County, impanelled and swore the below signed to work with Her Majesties Surveyor
      Bounds: Begin at tract called Thomas His Chance proved by George Athey, land called Little Ease, near Piscataway Branch
      Signed: Josiah Willson, Truman Greenfeild, Surveyor of Prince George's County, Christopher Banes, John Rigdon, Thomas Stonestreet (mark), Thomas Middleton (mark), John Middleton, George Neitor, Jr., William Congley, William Mills (mark), Samuel Taylor, Alexander Magruder, Edward Marloe (mark), and Nathanieli Magruder (mark)
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      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 122c: 20 Aug 1704
      From: Robert Owen, clerk of Prince George's County
      To: Mr. Willson and James Haddock, Gent. of Prince George's County
      Owen gave Major Josiah Willson and James Haddock power to act as his attorneys to collect debts owed to him.
      Signed: R. Owen
      Witnessed: William Barton, Cornelius White, and Rich'd Dallam
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      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 128a: Indenture, 29 Mar 1705
      From: Thomas Larkin of Anne Arundel County, Gent.
      To: Thomas Pindle and Jonathan Simmons, planters of Prince George's County
      For 78 a 1 acre tract of land bought by John Larkin from Abraham Clarke called Essington on the west side of the Patuxent in Prince George's County; to be held jointly as one parcel of land Signed: Thomas Larkin
      Memorandum: 29 Mar 1705 Margaret Larkin, wife of Thomas, examined by Sam'll Magruder and Thomas Addison
      Witnessed: Josiah Willson and Christopher Ellis
      Vide ye alienation in 1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 166
      ===
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 149a: Deed of Gift, 19 Oct 1706
      From: Josiah Willson of Prince George's County, Gent.
      To: Charles Botteler, son of Henry Boteler of Prince George's County, Gent.
      "In consideration for the love and affection I bear" and for "other causes and considerations" I "give, grant and confirme" all that 129 acre tract of land called Willson's Adventures; bounded by Harris Lott belonging to Henry Botteler and by land of Robert Ormes
      Alienation: 26 Nov 1705 Charles Botteler paid 5s/3p for the 129 acres
      Witnessed: Tho. Greenfeild, Justice of the Province
      ===
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 157a:
      Return of Survey, 9 Nov 1704
      Josiah Willson, Sheriff of Prince George's County commanded by the court to resurvey and laid out a tract of land called Frankland for Luke Gardiner, Jr., of St. Mary's County according to the ancient meets and bounds of the patent; the sworn panel of witnesses to the survey: Francis Marbury, Bickford Leman, Henry Calvert, John Miller, Tho. Blandford, Francis Piles, John Lenham, Richard Conner, Robert Johnson, Wm. Hunter, Henry Acton and Henry Guttrick; bounded by land called Boatman's Content, Thompson's Rest now in possession of William Hatton, and land of Luke Barber (a more ancient survey than that of Frankland); on east side of west branch of the Piscataway; a little below Phillip Lewin's plantation; adjoining Francis Wheeler
      Survey platted by Tho. Truman Greenfeild Surveyor Prince George's County
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      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 180:
      Indenture, 9 Oct 1706
      From: Clement Hill of Prince George's County, Gent.
      To: Joseph Willson, planter of Calvert County
      For 111£a 269 acre parcel of land part of a tract called Baltimore laid out for 1,000 acres in Prince George's County; beginning at the mouth of a small branch that issues out of Beaverdam punch; Anne Hill, wife of Clement, examined by James Stoddart and J. Gerrard and witnessed by same
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      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 255: 29 Jan 1706 Joseph Wilson paid the sum of 10s and 9 pence for alienation of the 289 acres of land
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      1710-1717 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber F, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 60:
      Indenture , 23 Mar 1710
      From: William Elder and Elizabeth his wife, of Prince George's County
      To: Josiah Wilson of Prince George's County
      For 30£a 113 acre parcel of land in Prince George's County called Good Will; bounded by the Charles main branch
      Signed: William Elder (mark), Elizabeth Elder (mark)
      Witnessed: James Stoddart, Rebekah Bishop, Will. Chillingsworth
      Endorsement: William and Elizabeth Elder
      Alienation: 27 Mar 17114s/6p paid by Josiah Willson
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      1710-1717 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber F, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 62: Indenture, 7 Mar 1710
      From: William Rothery of Prince George's County
      To: Josiah Willson of Prince George's County
      For 20£and 2,000 of tobacco a 100 acre tract of land in Prince George's County on the west side of the Patuxent; tract formerly contained 200 acres, 100 of which William Selby gave by his will to his daughter, Anne Tucker; bounded by Patuxent Creek and land of Thomas Brooke
      Signed: William Rothery (mark)
      Witnessed: John Edwards, William Chillingsworth
      Memo: Elizabeth Rothery gave up rights
      Alienation: 27 Mar 1711 Josiah Willson paid 2s for 100 acres
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      1726-1730 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber M, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Page 212
      Petition of Mary Carroll & Charles Carroll of Annapolis to the Justices 4th Tues. in June last Charles, Lord Baron of Baltimore to John Magruder, Richard Keene, Archibald Edmonston and John Hasewell; regarding boundaries of Enfield's Chance; depositions regarding boundaries:
      Deposition of Marreen Duvall, Sr., planter, age ca 65; mentions 2 tracts called Wilson's Plaines and Howerton's Range; mentions deponent's father, also George Yates, Henry Hanslop, John Duvall, Robert Proctor, etc.; 4 Oct 1726
      Deposition of Marreen Duvall, Sr., planter, age ca 65; mentions John Boyd and Robert Anderson; 4 Oct 1726
      Deposition of Mareen Duvall of the Great Marsh, age ca 46; mentions his brothers John, Mareen and Samuel; mentions Parrotts Thickets; 4 Oct 1726
      Deposition of Robert Tyler, Gent,. age ca 55; mentions Patuxent River, Robt. Anderson, Sr., mentions Enfield's Chance, land in possession of Madam Mary Carroll and land of George Yates, James White's Eglington, John Boyd, Sr. and David Fry; 4 Oct 1726
      Deposition of Samuel Duvall, planter, age ca 58; mentions the Great Marsh, Parrotts Thickett, deponent's father's land called Howerton's Range
      22 Jun 1727; Deposition of Clement Hill, Gent., age ca 56; mentions Eglington now in possession of Henry Hall formerly laid out for James White of Anne Arundel County, Capt. John Hyde of London who resurveyed Enfield's Chance, Gabriel Parrott's land called Parrott's Thickets, Col. Ridglie's clear ground, Charles Carroll, etc.
      23 Jun 1727; Deposition of Robert Tyler, Gent., age ca 55; mentions Eglington, Enfield's Chance, John Hyde of London, Howerton's Range, etc.
      27 Jun 1727; Deposition of James Carroll, age ca 48; mentions Charles Carroll, decd, Col. Henry Ridgley; Enfield's Chance of 100 acres, Richard Clark, land called Chatton, etc.
      27 Jun 1727; Deposition of Col. Ninian Beall, age ca 79; mentions George Yates of Anne Arundel County, Charles Buttler told Ninian "thou art a brave boy for thou hast taken up 300 acres of land for my son Nedd meaning Edward Butler in Calvert Co."; [Beall recounts his memory of conversation regarding surveying on west side of the Patuxent]; mentions Essington [?Eglington], James White, Padaway Farm, etc.
      4 Oct 1726; Deposition of Richard Keene, age ca 37; mentions Major Josiah Wilson, lately dec'd
      1 Jul 1727; Deposition of Lingan Wilson, age ca 23; mentions Josiah Wilson
      Enrolled 1 Jul 1727

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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 377-9: BLACK OAK THICKETT: 250 acres; Possession of - 250 Acres - Johns, Abraham: : Surveyed 5 July 1703 for Josiah Wilson beginning at a bound Red Oak sapling standing in a fork of Fordshams Creek: Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 200 Acres - John Wilson from Hannah Johns; 28 Sept 1734,250 Acres - William Kidd from Josiah Wilson; 6 Sep 1706, 250 Acres - Abraham Johns from William Kidd; 6 Sep 1706, 200 Acres - William Kidd from Josiah Wilson; 26 Mar 1716, 250 Acres - Jonathon Wilson from John Wilson; 5 Dec 1742,

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