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The Maryland Calendar of Wills, Volume I
Wills from 1635
(Earliest Probated) to 1685

Pages 82-95

Originally Compiled by Jane Baldwin (1904)
Edited and Annotated by
USGenNet Patrons Rhoda Fone & Carole Hammett (2001)
Editors: Words enclosed in [brackets] or preceded by “Editors” are those of the editors and not part of the original edition.




Gover, Daniel, St. Mary's Co., 23d May, 1674; 9th June, 1674. To brother Emanuel Ratcliffe and Eliza: Exons, personalty. Ex. not named. Test: Geo. Fennix, Edwin Lecroft. 1. 620.



Shehee, Roger, 25th Apr., 1674; 12th June, 1674. To Betty Manning, Teigue, O'trany, Love O'Daniell, Mr. Hall, and the Roman Catholic Church, personalty. To Bryan O'Daly and Constantine O'Kieffe, exs., residue of estate in trust for son Roger Shehee. Test: Daniel Devine, Hugh Manning. 1. 621.



Beedle, Henry, Herring Creek, Anne Arundel Co., 29th May, 1674; 4th Aug., 1674. To dau. Sophia at marriage or 21 yrs. of age, 2 tracts of land in Talbot Co., obtained from father-in-law William Coursey. To wife Sophia, execx., 400 A., “Beedle's Outlet,”; Talbot Co. Test: John Hance, Geo. Parker. 1. 625.



Nettlefould, George, Anne Arundel Co., 3rd July, 1674; 5th Aug., 1674. Wife Maudlin, execx. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal, during life. To George Burgess, son of Capt. William Burgess, plantation at death of sd. wife. To Mary Dumkin, wife of Patrick Dumkin, and Phoebe Thomas, 1/2 of personal estate in event of marriage of wife of testator. Test: Thos Smethwick, Geo. Smith, Humphrey Jones. 1. 627.



Roche, Alexander, 15th July, 1674; 6th Aug., 1674. To Dennis Crimmen of Barbadoes, and Jane Brannack, wife of Edmond Brannack, personalty. John Southey and John Mackell Edmund Brannack exs. and residuary legatees. Test: John Button, Owen Murphey, Wm. Seall, John Miles. 1. 629.



Gardner, Luke, St. Mary's Co., 4th Dec., 1673; 12th Aug., 1674. To wife Eliza: execx., home plantation. To eld. son Richard and hrs., “Barberton Manor,”; Charles Co. To next son John and hrs., part of “St. John's.” To son Luke and hrs., 300 A. of “St. John's,”; “Hillilee,”; “Gardner's Land,”; St. Mary's Co., and “Grimditch,”; Charles Co. To young. son Thomas and hrs., 800 A. on Piscataway Ck., adjoining brother-in-law Zacharay Wade's. Child. to be of age at 18 yrs. In event of death of any child or child. without hrs., survivors to inherit deceased's portion. Should all die without hrs., wife Eliza: to inherit all real estate; residue of personalty to be for the Roman Catholic Church and the poor. In event of death of wife and child. without hrs., land afsd. to pass to child. of brother-in-law Major Thomas Brooke, and 1/2 of personalty to goddau. Mary Brooke. Test: Robt. Carvile, Clement Smith, Eliza: Rider, Richard Lanckford. 1. 631.

Editors: Luke Gardner, a freeholder of St. Clement's Manor, was the son of Richard and Elizabeth Gardner (or Garnett) who immigrated to Maryland in 1637 with sons, Luke, Richard (then 21 years of age), John (then age 4), and daughters Elizabeth (then 19) and Julian (then 6). (Patents 1:17, 25, 38-9, 61-62, 1:167-8, AB&H:60-66) Richard Gardner, Sr. was deceased by 1651 when his son and heir, Luke Gardiner was "of St. Richards Manor" (Patents AB&H:206). According to Patents 167-8, the family immigrated a second time, in 1647 from Virginia, and by 1650 Julian had married Richard Lustwick (or Lustick?) who was deceased (but whom she had survived) and Elizabeth, wife of Richard, Sr. was also deceased. Richard Lustwick was probably the same as Richard Lusthead (Patents 1:20, 37) and Richard Lushead (Patents ABH:65) who immigrated in 1633 (Gibb and Skorda) See also Richard Lusthead of the Ark and Dove

Luke Gardner married Elizabeth Hatton, daughter of Richard and Margaret Hatton, and niece of Thomas Hatton, former Secretary of the Province. Elizabeth (Hatton) Gardner's sister, Elinor, married (1) Thomas Brooke and (2) Henry Darnell; and her sister Mary, Zachary Wade.




Frith, Henry, Talbot Co., -- -- --; 23rd July, 1674. Wife Eliza: sole legatee during widowhood. In event of her marriage, land to be divided as follows: To son Henry at 16 yrs. of age, 150 A. (unnamed). To 3 daus. (unnamed) at 14 yrs. of age, residue of land. Overseers: Wm. Hambleton, Hugh Sherwood. Test: Humphrey Davenport, Wm. Gashings, Sr., Richd. Sherrington. 1. 638.



Pine, Mary, Kent Co., 28th Dec., 1673; 3rd June, 1674. To John Halfhead and his wife (unnamed,) Isaac Winchester, and John Essex, personalty. Tobias Wells, ex. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Jno. Rodway, Matthias Stevenson, Wm. Currer, Lovis Blangy. 2. 1.



Meers, Thomas, Severn River, Anne Arundel Co., 16th May, 1674; 9th Sept., 1674. To cous. Chris: Rowles, Winlock Cristison of Talbot Co., Eliza: Hawkins, wife of William Hawkins of Broad Neck, Eliza: Underwood, John Gather, and poor Quakers, personalty. To wife Eliza:, 100 A., home plantation during life. To son Thomas and hrs. all lands at death of his mother. To wife and son afsd. and to dau. Sarah, wife of John Homewood, residue of personalty equally. Ex. not named. Test: Jas. Smith, Thos. Eyres, Edward Norris. 2. 3.



Puddington, George, South River, Anne Arundel Co., 15th Aug., 1674; 24th Sept., 1674. To son-in-law Robert Francklin, kinsman James Chilsott and Augustine Skinner, each child of son Richard Beard, any 2 of brother or sister's child, coming into the country within 2 yrs.; to each of grandson Neale Clerk's child., and to George, William, and Sussanna Burgess, child. of Capt. William Burgess, personalty. To wife Jane, certain moneys in lieu of her interest in estate. Edward Burgess, son of Capt. Burgess afsd., ex. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Nath. Heathcote, Charity Stone, Wm. Broome, Wm. Laus, Wm. Burgess. 2. 6.

Editors: According to Patents 2:614, George Puddington of Anne Arundel County, immigrated in 1649 with Jane Puddington, Elizabeth Robins, Mary Puddington, Comfort Puddington, Thomas Hippesty, John Burrage, & Margaret Joye (Gibb)



Tenahill, William, 10th June, 1666; 7th May, 1667. To sons William and John, home plantation and 100 A. due by patent, equally. In event of unborn child being a son, to have equal share in lands afsd. To wife Alice and dau. Mary, personalty. Overseers: John Carvell, Stanop Roberts. Test: Jno. Lawson, Richard Rider. 2. 9.



Frisby, Jas., Sr., Sassafras River, Baltimore Co., 22nd Dec., 1673; 12th Oct., 1674. To wife Mary, home plantation during life. To 3 sons, viz, James, William, and Thomas, equally, “Swan Point;” 150 A. on n. side Sassafras R., and 600 A. on Elizabeth R., Va.; also home plantation at death of wife afsd. To dau. Mary, personalty. Ex.: Wife Mary and son James afsd. Test: Abraham Stran, Nich. Dorell. 2 11.



Pearce, Joseph, Dartmouth [Devonshire], England, and Chas. Co., 23rd Sept., 1674; 13th Oct., 1674. To wife Anne, execx., all personalty during widowhood; if she marry, 1/2 personalty, and residue to child. at marriage or 21 yrs. of age. Test: Benj. Rozer. 2. 13.



Nevill, John, Calvert Co., 5th Oct., 1673; 14th Oct., 1674. To Richard Tillman, Talbot Co., personalty. Patrick Sullivant of Talbot Co., ex. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Ralph Blackhall, Jas. Barkhurst. 2. 16.

Editors:



Westlock, John, Wicomico, Somerset Co., 29th Jan., 1673-4; 26th Dec., 1674. Wife Magdalena, execx. and sole legatee. Test: Wm. Elgett, Thos. Giles. 2. 17.



South, Thomas, Kent Co., 13th Oct., 1673; 26th Oct., 1674. To John Keely of Severn, personalty. Richard Tillman and Joan Colleck, exs. and residuary legatees of personal estate. To sister Sarah and hrs., all real estate. To hrs. of sister Anne, sd. real estate in event of death of Sarah afsd. without hrs. Testator renounces Grace South, formerly called his wife. Test: Joshua Barnes, Richard Ellwood. 2. 19.



Delawood, Joseph, Talbot Co., 6th Oct., 1674; 3rd Nov., 1674. To brother John Delawood, of Va., 100 A. on Chester R., Talbot Co. Francis Brooke, ex. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Wm. Retisford, Mary Sanders. 2. 21.



Retisford, William, Talbot Co., formerly of Plymouth, Devonshire, England, 6th Oct., 1674; 3rd Nov., 1674. Wife Mary, of Plymouth, sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Ex. not named. Test: Thos. Maycock, Dennis Sullivant. 2. 22.



Bushby, Robert, Dr., Severn River, Anne Arundel Co., 13th June, 1674; 10th Nov., 1674. To Frances Jones, dau. of John Jones, daughter-in-law Frances Dedgby, and brother Thomas Dedgby, personalty. To wife Margaret, execx., and unborn child, residue of estate, real and personal. Test: Jas. Boyd, Katharine Exton, Mary Polinger. 2. 23.



Keely, John, Anne Arundel Co., 25th Nov., 1674; 4th Jan., 1674. To wife Mary, execx., 1/3 of estate. To child. (unnamed), residue of estate, real and personal, at age. Lands, viz: “My Quarter,” 100 A. on Patapsco R., and home plantation to be sold. Test: Wm. Currer, Robt. Husbands. 2. 25.



Selo, Francis, Newtowne, St. Mary's Co., 7th Jan., 1674; 20th Jan., 1674. To son (unnamed) in Va, and Bryan Daley, personalty. Stephen Murty, ex. and residuary legatee. Test: Morgan Jones, Wm. Asbeston. 2. 26



Hacker, Richard, 24th Apr., 1674; 9th Feb., 1674. Wife Mary, execx. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal, including 300 A., “Upper Power.” Overseers: Thos. Sevill, Richard Sexby. Test, Thos. Sevill, Richard Sexby. 2 28.



Brown, John, Anne Arundel Co., 17th Nov., 1673; 9th Feb., 1674. Wife Mary, execx. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Jno. Ledever, Oliver Stenson. 2. 29.



Head, William, Kent Co., 16th June, 1674; 29th Oct., 1674. To son-in-law Edward Kashey, personalty. To son William, certain personalty. To wife Eliza:, execx., and child., viz: William afsd. and Jane, residue of estate equally. Test: Chris. Goodhand, Disboro Bennetet. 2. 31.



Beedle, Sophia, widow of Henry Beedle,of Anne Arundel Co. 30th Dec., 1674; 9th Feb., 1674. Dau. Sophia Beedle, execx. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal, including the following tracts of land: Land bequeather sd. dau. Sophia by her father Henry, and 400 A., “Beedle's Outlet,” Talbot Co. In event of death of dau. afsd. before marriage, or under 14 yrs. of age, estate to be disposed of as follows: To Henry Coursey, Jr., and hrs., land afsd. given to sd. dau. by her father. To Richard Ewens, brother of testatrix, and hrs., “Beedle's Outlet.” To Richard Ewens and the Talbots, child. of testatrix's sister Richardson, personalty. Overseers: Father-in-law Wm. Coursey and brother Richard Ewens. Test: Thos. Knighton, Benj. Lawrence, Hugh Connell, Henry Brady. 2. 34.



Tobey, Nicholas, Somersetshire, England, 9th Jan., 1674; 23rd Feb., 1674. To brothers Robert and George Whiting, brother George Irish, and to Samuel Gibings, personalty. To wife Anne, execx., property in Bristol, England, during life, and residue of estate, real and personal, absolutely. To cous. Robert Whiting, Jr., property afsd, in Bristol at death of sd. wife. Test: Henry Ward, Jno. Gilbert, Jno. Moll. 2. 38.



Preston, Thomas, Calvert Co.,-- -- --; 8th Nov., 1674. To wife Eliza: and hrs., 1/3 estate, real and personal. To 3 child., viz., 1 boy and 2 girls, residue of estate equally; sd. child. to be of age at 21 yrs. Exs.: Jno. Stevens, Wm. Stevens, Jr., Howell Powell. Test: Henry Jowles, Richard Benger, Susanna Garnett. 2. 40.



Waker, George, St. Jerome's, St. Mary's Co.,-- July, 1674; 10th Mch., 1675. To Mr. Lucas, Jane Paine, widow, and Isaac, son of sd. Jane Paine, personalty. William Newport, residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. Exs.: Jno. Smallpeece, Wm. Newport. Test: Richard Chapman. 2. 42.



Banister, Henry, St. George's River, St. Mary's Co., 18th Feb., 1674; 13th Mch., 1674. Kinsman John Paty, ex. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Thos. Dent, Nich. Rawlins. 2. 44.



Hall, John, Baltimore Co., 21st Aug., 1674; 3rd Jan., 1674. Bernard Utie, ex. and sole legatee. Test: Thos. Greene, Eliza: Bowden, Joanna Gouldsmith. 2. 45.



Walker, James, Chas. Co., 31st Oct., 1673; 10th Mch., 1674. To John Newby and Henry Randall, personalty. To wife Alice, execx. and hrs., lands in Chas. Co., including “Docker's Delight.” To Cous. James Docker, provided he come into the province within 10 yrs. and have issue, residue of lands. To Protestant Church in the province, estate in event of death of afsd. legatees without issue. Overseers: Capt. Josias Fendall, Thos. Lomax. Test: Jno. Allen, Thos. Lomax. 2. 47.



Ditton, William, (nunc) 21st Mch., 1675; 12th Apr., 1675. To wife of kinsman, Mr. Masteas, personalty. To sister and 2 nieces in England (all unnamed), residue of estate. Ex. not named. Test: Leonard Webber. 2. 49.



James, Abell, St. Mary's Co., 24th Mch., 1674-5; 13th Apr., 1675. To Chas. Mills, personalty. To wife Diana and son Charles, residue of estate, real and personal. Ex. not named. Test: Wm. Kennedy, Jno. Powell. 2. 51.



Oderon, Clory, Talbot Co., 2nd Nov., 1674; 1st May, 1675. To son-in-law John Dill, personalty. Wife Mary, execx. and residuary legatee. Test: Robt. Jenkenson, Jno. Cox. 2. 51.



Roberts, John, St. Mary's Co., 9th Aprl., 1675; 4th May, 1675. To Governor of the Province, Joshua Goddard, John Belt, John, son of Peter Roberts, at 16 yrs. of age, and William Sommerhill, personalty. Clement Haly, ex. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Edward Conerie, J. Gybert. 2. 53.



Utie, Bernard, 3rd Apr., 1675; 4th May, 1675. To cousins John and Nathaniel Overton, personalty. To cous. Jean Overton, home plantation. To Henry Haslewood and hrs., land not named. Ex., brother Thomas Overton. Test: Edward Jaxson, Richard Goodwine. 2. 54.



Parker, Quinton, Baltimore Co., 16th Jan., 1674; 7th May, 1675. To Margaret Penry, James Smith, and Eliza: Harris, personalty. To dau. Eliza: Parker at 13 yrs. of age, all real estate. Ex. Wm. Slade. Test: Anthony Henderick, Henry Williams, Wm. Corum. 2. 56.



Fountain, James, Sr., Dr., 24th Mch., 1675; 10th May, 1675. To Capt. Edward Tarleton, Thomas Goddard, William Hays, Henry Hull, Clement Cheverill, Nicholas Rawlings, Charles Thompson, and several shipmates, personalty. Dr. James Fountain of Dublin, ex. and residuary legatee. Test: Mary Cheverill. 2. 58.



Hunton, Benjamin, St. Mary's Co., 21st Apr., 1675; 11th May, 1675. To Thomas Vaughan and James Lewis, exs., entire estate. Test: Thos. Potter, Jno. Stevens. 2. 62.



Lusby, Robert, Anne Arundel Co., 26th Feb., 1674; 19th May, 1674. To son Jacob, ex., 50 A. on n. side A. Arundel R. To wife Dorothy during life, residue of estate, real and personal, including “Georgetown.” To sons Zachariah and Robert, plantation afsd. at death of their mother. To dau. Sarah, personalty. Test: Philip Thomas, Richard Hill. 2. 63.



Jarboe, John, Lt.-Col., (nunc.), St. Mary's Co., 4th Mch., 1664; 9th Mch., 1674. To wife Mary, execx., home plantation during life. To son John and hrs., sd. plantation at death of mother and 150 A. of “The Mill Land.” To son Peter and hrs., 300 A. on Britton's Bay. To son Henry and hrs., 500 A. on St. Lawrence's Ck. To dau. Mary Jarboe, personalty; land having been given her by deed. Test: Jno. Jordan. Note: Will of Lt.-Col. John Jarboe, drawn 2nd of Sept., 1671, is also recorded, the bequests being virtually the same as in the above, save that the 2 younger sons, Henry and Peter, were born later. 2. 66.



Jubbar, Henry, of Poole, England, 27th Aug., 1673; 24th May, 1675. To son Henry at 14 yrs. of age, property in Poole, England. Wife Rebecca, execx. and residuary legatee during life, of estate, real and personal. Test: Richard Girshing, Geo. Soley, Richard Barnes, Jno. Barnes. 2. 69.

Editors: Although there were several locations named Pool or Poole in England at this time, the most likely is probably Poole in Dorset.



Anderas, William H., Anne Arundel Co., 3rd Dec., 1674; 3rd May, 1675. To wife Anne, “Greenwood.” To dau. Eliza:, sd. land at death of wife asfd. Test: Thos. Parsons, Wm. Glover. 2. 71.



Meers, John, Anne Arundel Co., 17th Apr., 1675; 25th May, 1675. To only child, Sarah, at 16 yrs. of age, land on n. side Severn R. bequeathed testator by father Thomas Meers; 330 A., “Meers,” Calvert Co., adjoining brother-in-law John Homewood's; 30 A., “Expectation,” Calvert Co., and 300 A. in Transquaken, Eastern Shore. To sister Sarah, wife of John Homewood, sd. plantations in event of death of dau. afsd. without issue. To broth. John Homewood, sd. lands in event of death of both dau. and sister afsd. To child. of sister-in-law Eliza, wife of William Cole, of West R.; brother-in-law Samuel Thomas, and child. of Thomas Homewood, personalty. Exs.: Saml. Chew, Philip Thomas and Saml. Thomas, brothers-in-law, Richard Jones. Test: Edward Price, Thos. Pazon, Thos. Lobla. 2. 72.



Sparrow, Thomas, Anne Arundel Co., 1st Jan., 1674; 5th June, 1675. To wife Eliza: 1/2 home plantation, during life. To son Thomas and hrs., whole of sd. plantation and plantation at Patapsco at 21 yrs. of age. To sister Eliza: Champe, certain land, (unnamed). To dau. Eliza: and brother Solomon, personalty. Exs.: Wife Eliza: and brother Solomon. Test: Nath. Heathcote, Richard Tydeings. 2. 76.



Dickeson, Jeremy, Chas. Co., 29th Sept., 1673; 20th Apr., 1675. To Nicholas Proddy, Lewis Green and goddau. Eliza: Harrison, personalty. Son Thomas at 23 yrs. of age, residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. To Thomas Dent and Nicholas Proddy, exs., personal estate To poor of Chas. Co., real estate in event of death of sd. son without issue. Test: Jno. Gray, Walter Cooper. 2. 78.



Greenfield, Thomas, Chas. Co., 18th Apr., 1675; 16th May, 1675. To John Baker, personalty. Meverill Hulse, ex. and residuary legatee. Test: John Backer, Wm. Matthews, Jone Baker. 2. 81.



Fogg, Ezekiell, Dr., 29th Oct., 1679; 4th Mch., 1680. To niece Susanna Fogg, dau. of brother David Fogg, Katharine Cooke, and Mary Richardson, personalty. Ex. Brother David Fogg. Overseers: Edward Cooke, Jno. Richardson. Test: Jno. Richardson, Thos. Cooke. 2. 82.



Wright, George, St. Inigoes, St. Mary's Co., 25th Aug., 1679; 22nd Apr., 1680. To James and Shuny Thompson, child. of John Thompson, personalty. To grandson John Asken, Jr., all real estate. Ex. not named. Test: Anthony Evans, Jno. Evans. 2. 83.



Guyther, Nicholas, 25th Apr., 1680; 29th Apr., 1680. To wife and child. (all unnamed,) entire estate. Ex. not named. Test: Simon Pickmer, Jno. Williams. 2. 84.



Pritchard, William, Calvert Co., 5th Apr., 1677; 17th June, 1677. Wife Anne, execx. and sole legatee; she to divide estate among child. (unnamed,) at her discretion. Test: Robert Fisher, Morish Welsh. 2. 85.



Brown, Thomas, Baltimore Co., 3rd Apr., 1680; 14th Apr., 1680. To Robert Benger, ex., all personal estate. Test: Thos. Wepon, David Jones. 2. 86.



Price, Edward, Chas. Co., 26th Jan., 1676; 15th Mch., 1679. To Eliza: Williams, personalty. Wife Jane, execx. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal, including 500 A., “Locust Thicket.” Test: Matthew Hill, Jno. Henson, Edward Hodgson. 2. 68.



Turner, Nicholas, 3rd Mch., 1679; 24th Apr., 1680. Wife Anne, execx, and sole legatee of estate, real and personal, including 50 A., “Balls.” Test: Saml. Bourne, Wm. Parker, Geo. Parker, Chas. Bathurst, Jas. Cranford. 2. 88.



Ring, Richard, 29th Dec., 1679; 14th May, 1680. Peter Cawardin, ex. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Thos. Renalls, Wm. Wright. 2. 89.



English, John, Cecil Co., 8th Jan., 1678; 27th May, 1680. To Philip Barratt, personalty. John Speymon and William Sinclair, exs. of estate, real and personal. Test: Thos. Sheeton, John Rycroft, Wm. Price. 2. 89. By another will of John English, dated 23rd Mch., 1679, and proved 27th of Mch., 1679, Edmund Cantwell is made ex. and sole legatee. Test: Thos. Sprye, Jno. Bricke. 2. 105.



Cristison, Wenlock, Miles River, Talbot Co., 27th Feb., 1678; 20th May, 1679. To wife Eliza:, execx., home plantation for maintenance of child. during minority of dau. Mary. To unborn child, if male, sd. plantation. To dau. Mary, sd. plantation at 19 yrs. of age, should unborn child not be male. To dau. Eliza:, 100 A., “Middle Ground.” To sons-in-law Samuel, Peter, and John Harwood and daughter-in-law Eliza: Harwood, personalty. To John Stacey and wife, personalty. Overseers: Brother-in-law Wm. Sharpe, Thos. Taylor of King's Ck. Test: Robert Hilton, Wm. Allen. 2. 89.

Editors: Wenlock Cristison's widow, Eliza, had married first Robert Harwood, by whom Samuel, Peter and John. Robert Harwood died testate in Jul 1674 (Calendar, Vol. I, p. 109)



Subtill, John, St. Mary's Co., 14th Apr., 1680; 29th May, 1680. To eld. son John, 380 A. “Beaverly.” To young. son William, “Subtill's Rest.” Should either son die without hrs., his survivor to inherit deceased's portion. To wife Mary, “Thames,” during life. To dau. Jane, plantation afsd. at death of mother. [Page 93] To dau. Mary, “Subtill's Reins.” Sons to be of age at 18 yrs., daus. at 17 yrs. Overseers: Thos. Carvile, Jno. Goldsmith. Test: Wm. Howell, Thos. Burford. 2. 93.



Askins, John, 14th May, 1680; 3rd July, 1680. To wife Rebecca and hrs., 400 A. in Charles Co., and use of plantation during widowhood. To son John and hrs., plantation afsd. In event of death of sd. son under 21 yrs. of age, plantation to be sold for benefit of Roman Catholic poor. Exs.: Wife Rebecca and Jas. Pattison. Test: Fr. Pennington, Jno. Barnes. 2. 95.



Casson, John, 23rd Dec., 1679; 12th May, 1680. Thomas Tolly, ex. and sole legatee. Test: Thos. Baker, Jas. Offweed. 2. 97.



Troute, Thomas, Baltimore Co.4th May, 1680; 6th July, 1680. To Joseph and Eliza:, son and dau. of Joseph White of Balto. Co., personalty. William Osburn, ex. and residuary legatee. Test: Thos. Staples, Thos. Hedge. 2. 97.



Griffith, George, Hunting Creek, Calvert Co., 10th Apr., 1680; 31st July, 1680. To dau. Sarah, personalty. To son-in-law Robert Rouse, residue of estate, real and personal. Ex. not named. Test: Wm. Needham, Thos. Hart. 2. 98.



O'Daniell, Morris, 26th Mch., 1680; -- -- --To wife Marion, execx., and dau. Margaret, entire estate, real and personal, equally. To brother Daniel O'Daniell, sd. estate in event of death of both wife and child afsd. Overseers in event of death of wife, Edward Cantwell and Morris Liston. Test: Jno. Reynolds, Richd. Mackary. 2. 99.



Neale, Jonathan, Anne Arundel Co., 4th Apr., 1680; 13th May, 1680. To Daniel Edge, entire estate, real and personal, in trust for testator's only child, Thomas. Test: Chas. Bridgwater, Evan Ellis. 2. 99.



Thomas, John, Charles Co., 17th Apr., 1680; 11th Aug., 1680. To John Wall, ex., and hrs. in County Stafford, entire estate, real and personal. Test: Jno. Berymeare, Alex. Spence. 2. 101.



Love, William, Charles Co., 28th Oct., 1680; 25th Nov., 1680. To godson Richard Robbins, 100 A. Sd. land to pass to Thomas, son of testator, in event of death of Richard afsd. without hrs. Son Thomas ex. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal, at 16 yrs. of age. Overseers: Richd. Chandler, Adam Boucher. Test: Wm. Theobald, Jos. King. 2. 102.



Dulin, Hugh, Talbot Co., 14th Aug., 1680; 20th Oct., 1680. To John Pordon, Jr., personalty. Wife Jane, execx. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal, including 50 A., “Middle Plantation.”;Test: Robt. Johnson, Thos. Smith, Jno. Parsons. 2. 104.



Dulin, Jane, widow of Hugh Dulin, Talbot Co., 23rd Aug., 1680; 20th Oct., 1680. Thomas Hopkins, ex. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Robt. Johnson, Thos. Smith. 2. 107.



Howard, Cornelius, Anne Arundel Co., 15th Apr., 1680; 15th Oct., 1680. To wife Eliza:, execx., home plantation during life. To son Joseph at 18 yrs. of age, “Howard's Hope” on s. side Severn R., and “Howard's Hardship.” To son Cornelius at 18 yrs. of age, “Howard's Hills” and tract on Hockly Ck. To dau. Sarah, 250 A. at Tuckahoe on Choptanke R. To dau. Mary, 200 A., part of “Howard and Porter's Range.” To dau. Eliza:, personalty. Overseers: Jno. Hammond and brother Samuel Howard. Test: Abraham Childe, Chas. Stevens, Lancelott Todd, Jno. Howard. 2. 107.



Ladds, William, Kent Co., 20th Aug., 1679; 31st Aug., 1680. Wife Jane, execx. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Cornelius Comegys, Tobias Browning. 2. 110.



Nash, Richard, 28th Apr., 1679; 25th Oct., 1680. To brother Alexander Nash and John Linsys, personalty. To Hugh Foucke, Jr., 150 A., part of tract on Elk R. To Grace Chessell, 100 A. of same tract. Wife (unnamed), execx. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal, during life. To son Richard and dau. Thomison, sd estate at death of wife afsd. Test: Jno. Linssly, Robt. Kemble. 2. 111.



Lecroe, Peter, 27th Aug., 1679; 20th Aug., 1680. Wife Eliza:, execx. and sole legatee. Test: Roger Lademer, Geo. Harrington. 2. 111.



Stayne, John, 17th Apr., 1680; 3rd May, 1680. To John Hance and Sarah, his wife, Bazill Warring, George and William Parker, George Abett, and Francis Cotten, personalty. Ex. Chas. Hartford, of Bristol, England. Test: Jno. Boreman, Mary Barnes. 2. 112.



Wedge, John, Kent Co., 5th Apr., 1680; 6th Aug., 1680. To wife Susanna, execx., home plantation on Grasine Ck. To daus. Jean and Susanna and hrs., sd. plantation at death of wife afsd., provided no son shall be born to testator. To eld. daus., viz: Mary and Judith and hrs., 100 A., “Wedge's Recovery” equally. To dau. Mary afsd., personalty, which was her mother's. To son-in-law Amos Chadburn, personalty. Overseers: Jno. Hinson, Jas. Frisby. Test: Jno. White, Jno. Pye, Wm. Harris. 2. 113.



Lasly, Robert, 10th Apr., 1680; 15th Sept., 1680. To John Douglas, Charles and Ninian Beall, personalty. To John Lasly, son of Joyce Lindell and hrs., residue of estate, real and personal. [Page 96] Exs.: Ninan Beall, Jas. Moore. Test: Francis Swinsen, Thos. Lewis. 2. 115.





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