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

Robert Dashiell

Male 1677 - 1718  (40 years)


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  • Name Robert Dashiell 
    Born 22 Sep 1677  Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aug 1718  Somerset County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I96440  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Aug 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 Sarah Haste,   b. 19 Jun 1684, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1756, Somerset County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1700  Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Haste Dashiell,   b. 1700, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1730, Somerset County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth Dashiell,   b. 1702, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1748, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)  [natural]
     3. Robert Dashiell,   b. 1706, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1725, Somerset County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)  [natural]
     4. James Dashiell,   b. 1708, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1736, Somerset County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)  [natural]
     5. Matthias Dashiell,   b. 1710, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1745, Somerset County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)  [natural]
     6. Rebecca Dashiell,   b. Bef 1712, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1769, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years)  [natural]
     7. William Dashiell,   b. 1712, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1752, Somerset County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F44659  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Dashiell, Robert, Somerset Co., 15th Jan., 1717-8; Aug., 1718.
      To eldest son Hast and hrs., dwelling plantation, 300 A., Johnson 's Lot," also 50 A., " Greenwidge, " and personalty.
      To 2 sons, Robert and James, and their hrs., 300 A., "Long- hill," n. side Lipkin Ck.; son Robt. to have upper pt. where Eliza: Collier now lives, son James the lower pt., from Dancing Branch downwards (for dese. see will), and personalty.
      To son Mathias, 100 A., "Gorden's Delight," and personalty.
      To sons Mathias and William, personalty divided bet. them when son William attains age of 16.
      Sons Hast and Robert each to pay to son William, when he attains age of 18, 20,000 lbs. tobacco.
      To daus. Elizabeth and Rebeckah, personalty.
      To wife Sarah, extx., 1/3 of personal estate, the other 2/3 to child. equally.
      Son Hast to be of age at 18 and in care of bro. Thomas; son Robert of age at 16 yrs. and in care of bro. George; son James of age at 18 and in care of cousin James Dashiell; son Mathias of age at 18 yrs. and in care of cousin George Dashiell; son William of age at 18 yrs. and in care of John Irving.
      Test: William Round, Alex. Carlyle, George Dashiell. 14. 666.
      Note-16th July, 1718. "Within. named Sarah Dashiell fiyeth to her thirds."
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      Mr. Robert Dashiell 2.70 -- £481.15.8 May 8 1719 May 16 1719
      Appraisers: Joseph Maclester, Ja. Makmorie.
      Creditors & Next of kin: Thomas Dashiell.
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      Robert Dashiell 3.239 A SO £481.15.8 £41.6.10 Jun 22 1720
      Payments to: William Skirven, Thomas Dashiell, James Clark, Allexander Carilile, Thomas Benson, Allexander Adams, Randall Sulivan, William Ennalls, Battey Gale, George Dashiell, Thomas Bashaw, Richard Rider, James Dashiell.
      Administratrix: Sarah Dashiell.
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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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      Winder, John, Somerset Co., 30th Apr., 1716; 13th July, 1716.
      To wife Jean and hrs,1/3 of personal estate, residue to be divided between child. (undesignated).
      John Watts and hrs., 75 A., part of "Little Belew."
      To John and William Venables and their hrs., residue of sd. tract.
      John Stewart, 200 A., part of "Pimberton/s Good Will," at head of river running up s. side of n. branch at Forrest Landing.
      London Walton, residue of "Pimberton's Goodwill" upon payment of certain sum of money; if he does not pay for same it is to be sold for benefit of son William.
      To son Thomas and hrs., 300 A., , adjoining James Mackmore.
      To son John and Ins., residue of real estate.
      Sons John and Thos. afsd. to live with brother-in-law Joseph Venables, and if he die with son-in-law James Dashiel.
      Dau. Eliza: to be under care of wife; dau. Rachel', under that of wife, her mother-in-law or her sister, Bridget Dashiel.
      Exs.: Wife Jean afsd. and son-in-law Robert Dashiel.
      Test: Wm. Skirvan, Jno. Twigger, Wm. Richardson. 14. 123,
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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.
      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., 17081 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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