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

Benjamin Adams

Male 1706 - 1758  (52 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Adams 
    Born 1706  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Nov 1758  Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9615  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father 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) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Godfrey,   b. Abt 1678, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1766, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1704  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5438  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hester Smallwood,   b. Bef 1694, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1762, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 70 years) 
    Married Abt 1726  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Adams,   b. Abt 1726, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1756, Charles County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)  [natural]
     2. James Adams,   b. Aft 1726, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1778, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 52 years)  [natural]
     3. Thomas Adams,   b. Aft 1726, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1776, Charles County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 48 years)  [natural]
     4. Leonard Adams,   b. Abt 1728, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1802, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)  [natural]
     5. Anne Adams,   b. Abt 1730, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1800, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)  [natural]
     6. Charity Adams,   b. Abt 1730, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1758 and 1776, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years)  [natural]
     7. Verlinda Adams,   b. Abt 1730, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1777, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)  [natural]
     8. Elizabeth Adams,   b. Aft 1730, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1756, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 24 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F6589  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      ADAMS, BENJAMIN, Senr., Charles Co. 14 July 1756; 13 Nov 1758
      To wife Easter Adams and Thomas my son all my personal estate except hereafter mentioned.
      To son James Adams, horse and apparel.
      To son Leonard Adams, 20 she
      To dau. Anne Wheeler, wife of Thomas Wheeler., 20 she
      To dau. Verlinda Brooke wife of Charles Brooke,, bed.
      To dau. Charity.. mare colt
      To son Thomas, plantation whereon I now live& wife, extx.
      wit: jos. Johnson, Anne Johnson, Barbary Shaw.
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      Benjamin Adams 62.32 CH £72.4.0 Jun 24 1756 Sep 4 1756
      Appraisers: Alexander McPherson, Sr., Thomas McPherson.
      Creditors: Henry Barnes, Ignatius Mitchell.
      Next of kin: Benjamin Adams, Jr., Thomas Adams.
      Administratrix: Elisabeth Adams
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      Benjamin Addams 66.177 CH £44.3.9 Nov 28 1758 Dec 13 1758
      Appraisers: Richard Gambra, Alexander Mcpherson.
      Creditors: John Mccay.
      Mentions: Benjamin McCoy, James Addams, Leonard Adams.
      Executors: Hester Addams, Thomas Adams
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      Benjamin Adams 3.50 D CH £52.10.0 Sep 8 1760
      Sureties: Thomas Wheeler, Archibald Johnson.
      Executors: Hester Adams, Thomas Adams.
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      John Macay 23.362 CH £33.11.7 Jul 28 1738 Aug 16 1738
      Appraisers: John Payn, Benjamin Burgess.
      Creditors: Thomas Mudd, James Glascock.
      Administrator/Executor: Benjamin Adams
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      John Mackey 17.163 A CH £33.11.7 £22.3.4 May 16 1739
      Mentions: house in Virginia.
      Sureties: Thomas Mudd, Alexander McPherson. Received from: William Chandless, John Gessat.
      Payments to: Thomas Mudd, Elias Gust, John Theobalds, John Peacock, Dr. Brown, Col. Dent, William Hitcheson, Joseph Noble, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Samuell Hanson.
      Mentions: no widow, 4 children (unnamed).
      Administrator: Benjamin Adams.
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      ADAMS, SAMUEL, Charles Co. 1748; 10 Sep 1748
      To wife CHARITY ADAMS, Negroes, Harry and Jack, cattle.
      To dau. TABITHA, tract called "Adames Retirement," 100 A., tract called Adamses Outlett." 50 A., tract called Adamses Pasture," 34 1/2/ A., Negro Charles, furniture.
      To daus CELIA and ATHEAHLEAH, being twins, tract called "Batchelors Hopes" 277 A., Negro woman named Seened(?), mullato Rachell, furniture.
      To dau, CLOE, tract called "Leverpool Point," 32 1/2 A., tract called Crosmons Entrance which I claim by escheat and 3 pounds sterl, to clear the said land, Negro girl Violetto, cow and calf.
      To JOHN COURTS WADE, cow and calf, small gunn.
      Bro. BENJAMIN ADAMS to make my coffin.
      To servant man named Andrew Robertson I year of his indented times.
      Wit: James Crawley, Anne Crawley, John Elgin. 25.421

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