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

James Dashiell

Male 1668 - 1709  (41 years)


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  • Name James Dashiell 
    Born 1668  Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Mar 1709  Somerset County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I96436  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 

    Father James Dashiell,   b. 1634, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1697, Wetipquin, Somerset County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Cannon,   b. 1639, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1697 and 1705, Wetipquin, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1659  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F44664  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabel Mitchell,   b. Abt 1672, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1709, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married Abt 1688  Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Dashiell,   b. Abt 1691, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1737, Somerset County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)  [natural]
     2. Anne Dashiell,   b. Abt 1693, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1743, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)  [natural]
     3. Isabel Dashiell,   b. Abt 1695, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Mary Dashiell,   b. Abt 1696, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1777, Somerset County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)  [natural]
     5. Christopher Dashiell,   b. Abt 1697, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1728, Somerset County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)  [natural]
     6. Joseph Dashiell,   b. 1701, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1798, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F44642  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Dashiell, James, Somerset Co., 16th Feb., 1708-9; 14th Mch., 1708.
      To eld. son James and hrs., 550 A. in 3 patents, viz., 300 A., "Meches Wright," 200 A., "Meches Desert" and 50 A., "Wolf Trap Ridge," also dwelling plantation In event of his holding "Wolf Trap Ridge," he shall pay unto son Christopher and hrs. 1500 lbs. tobacco.
      To sd. son Christopher, 237 A., "Anything" and personalty; he dying without issue, to pass to son Joseph.
      To son George, 600 A., "Bewely; he to be in charge of son Christopher during minority.
      To young. son Joseph, 170 A. in 2 tracts, "Fair Ridge" and "Hazard" at 18 yrs. He dying without issue, to revert to son Christopher afsd. .
      To eld. dau. Ann and hrs., personalty, including that which was her mother's.
      To dau. Isabell, personalty either of 2 last named dying without issue, survivor to inherit deceased's portion. young. dau. Mary and hrs., personalty.
      Apprentice David Johnson to be set free.
      To wife Isabell, extx., personal estate to be divided among child, born by her.
      Residue of estate to be divided among 7 child.; wife to educate sons Joseph and George. 12. 332.
      By codicil added 14th Mch., 1708 testator bequeaths- to brothers George, Thomas and Robert and to young. dau. Mary, personal estate.
      Test: Thos. Byrd, Edw. Billetton, Robt, Dashiell.
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      James Dashiel 30.421 I SO £467.2.7 May 3 1709
      Appraisers: John Macclester, Ja. Makmorie
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      Capt. James Dashiell 30.423 I £68.19.8 Oct 22 1709
      Appraisers: James Makmorie, John Winder.
      Approvers: Thomas Dashiell, George Dashiell.
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      Capt. James Dashiel 31.177 I £11.18.2 Jun 1710
      Appraisers: Ja. Mackmorie, John Winder.
      Mentions: Patrick Quatermus
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      Dashields, James, Somerset Co., 27th Feb., 1696 ; 31st Aug., 1697.
      To son James, ex., and hrs., 550 A.., "Meshes Desart," "Meches Delight," and "Wooltrap Neck"; he to pay son George certain personalty.
      To son Thomas and hrs., 150 A., "Beckman."
      To son Robert and hrs., 300 A., "Long Hill"; he to pay son George certain personalty.
      To dau. Jane, personalty.
      Test: Benj. Nesham, Jno. Taylor. 7. 328.
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      Col. John Winder 19.65 I SO £107.19.3 Feb 23 1698
      Appraisers: Ja. Dasheill, Thomas Dasheill
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      Doubley, Peter, planter, Somerset Co., 18th Jan., 1709; 6th May, 1710.
      To Ann, wife of Robt. Collier, and hrs., 150 A., "Paris" and part of "Turnsule," lying on "Doubly's Branch," and 50 A., part of "St. German's Marsh."
      To Peter, son of Jno. Farbush, and hrs., 3 tracts, viz., 50 A., "Woolfharbor," 50 A., "Porceput," which, in event of his death without issue, are devised to Priscilla, dau. of Thomas Dashiel, and hrs.
      To Thomas Collier and hrs., residue of "Turnsule." He dying without issue, to pass to Ann, dau. of James Dashiel, and hrs.
      To Henry, son of Thomas Dashiel, and hrs., 150 A., "Doubly's Lott," bought of Steven. Cannon.
      To Francis Wright and Alice Walker, George Dashiel, Sr., and. hrs., Robert, Dashiel and Katharine Collier, personalty.
      To Thomas Williams and hrs., land, , in Dorchester Co.
      to Richard Dunn, his freedom and personal estate.
      to certain negro slaves„ their liberty and land, ---, during life; at their decease to pass to Ann Collier and hrs.
      Anne Collier, Priscilla Dashiel afsd., Anne (Dashiel), dau. of James Dashiel, Anne, dau. of William Jones, and Sarah Collier, residuary legatees of estate (personal).
      Testator desires to be buried by his 1st wife,
      Test: John Walter, Francis Wright, Lewis Beard. 13. 128.

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