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

Pages 110-123

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.




Wadsworth, Richard, Calvert Co., 17th June, 1675; -- --, 1675. To wife Susanna, execx., 100 A. and the “Manor House” during widowhood. To son Richard afsd. plantation at marriage or death of sd. wife, and 200 A. (unnamed). To son William at majority, 100 A. (unnamed). To dau. Barbarie and to 2 grandchild. (unnamed,) personalty. Residue of personalty among wife and 3 child. afsd. Test: Robt. Trewent, Jno. Hawkins. 2. 357.



Cole, Giles, Charles Co., 7th Oct., 1675; 27th Oct., 1675. To Stephen Coward and John Lemare, John Hawkins, Jr., and his brother Henry, and their sister Eliza: Hawkins; also to Thomas Hawkins, personalty. Henry Hawkins, ex. and residuary legatee. Test: Humphrey Jones, Henry Neale. 2. 358.



Singleton, William, Calvert Co., 23rd Apr., 1674; 2nd Nov., 1675. Edward Turner, ex. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Robt. Taylor, Wm. Sedbery. 2. 359.



Gifford, William, St. Mary's Co., -- -- --; 5th Nov., 1675. Henry Elliott, ex. and sole legatee. Test: John Hales. 2. 360.



Farrar, Robert, St. Mary's Co., 24th Aug., 1675; 6th Nov., 1675. Wife Joanna, execx. and sole legatee. Test: Wm. Kennedy, Geo. Dundas. 2. 361.



Hyde, Henry, St. Mary's Co., 29th Oct., 1675; 6th Nov., 1675. To dau. Ann, personalty, the gift of her grandparents, John and Joan Wachope. To dau Margaret, personalty, the gift of her godmother, Ellinor Forrest. Wife Frances, execx. and to have use of estate during life. Son Robert to inherit real estate. Overseers: Thos. Dent, fother John Wachope, brother Thomas Hatton. Test: Geo. Dundas, Jno. Pollart. 2. 361.



Edwards, John, Anne Arundel Co., 13th May, 1670; 13th Nov., 1675. Wife Eliza:, execx. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Sam'l. Withers, Robt. Lusby. 2. 362.



Reade, William, Anne Arundel Co., 7th Nov., 1674; 13th Nov., 1675. Wife Eliza:, execx. and sole legatee. Test: Jno. Mercer, Margaret Mercer. 2. 363.



Townehill (Towhill), Edmond, Anne Arundel Co., 6th Apr., 1661; 10th May, 1662. To Richard Snowden, and to daughters-in-laws Deborah and Dorcas Abbott, personalty. To son Edmond at 17 yrs. of age, all land on the ridge and residue of personal estate. To wife Magdalen (or Maudlin,) execx., home plantation. Test: Jno. Brewer, Eliza: Brewer. 2. 363.



Stone, Verlinda, Charles Co., 3rd Mch., 1674-5; 13th July, 1675. To Benony Thomas and hrs., 400 A., “St. Verlindas.” To dau. -- Doyen, personalty. To son John, ex., residue of estate, real and personal, at 21 yrs. of age. Test: Margaret Baghay, Barbarie Kendall, Ann Roughey. 2. 364.



Claw, William, St. Mary's Co., 1st Oct., 1675; 16th Nov., 1675. To wife Sarah and hrs., “Daily Desire” on Sassafras R. Ex. not named. Widow appointed Admx. Test: Thos. Wynne, Thos. Griffin. 2. 365.



Morgan, William, Somerset Co., 25th Mch., 1675; 31st Aug., 1675. To Joseph Taylor and John Covan, personalty. Thomas Walker, ex. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Edm. Beauchamp, Geo. Harfurt. 2. 365.



Jones, Thomas, Anne Arundel Co., 4th Aug., 1675; 22nd Nov., 1675. To Sarah Gray and hrs., 200 A., plantation on Patapsco R.; to pass in turn to her sister, Jane Gray, and hrs., and her brother, Zachariah Gray, and hrs. To Matthias Stevenson and James Martin, personalty. Ex. Jno. Gray. Test: Matthias Stevenson, Matthew Porter, Mary Christopher. 2. 366.



Howell, Thomas, Cecil Co., 5th Oct., 1675; 28th Nov., 1675. To wife Eliza:, dower rights. To son John and hrs., 700 A., “Dealetown” (Daletown). To son Nathaniel and hrs., tract of land adjoining “Dealctown.” Sd. 2 sons to be joint exs. To dau. Sarah Vanheck, sd. lands in event of death of sons afsd. without issue. Overseer: Son-in-law John Vanheck. Test: Robt. Saiders, Robt. Crooke. 2. 367.



Vanheck, John, Cecil Co., 17th Nov., 1675; 13th Dec., 1675. To wife Sarah, 1/3 of estate, real and personal. To James Simounds and John Reed, personalty. To possible unborn child, residue of estate. To John and Nathaniel, sons of Capt. Thomas Howell, sd. residue of estate in event of no child being born to testator. Should all afsd. legatees die under age or without issue, sd. residue of estate to be used for a school in Cecil Co. Exs.: Afsd. Jno. and Nath'l Howell. Overseers: Nath'l Stiles, Wm. Tollson. Test: Robt. Sanders, Robt. Crooke, Henry Howard. 2. 369.



Hull, Henry, St. Mary's Co., 6th Nov., 1675; 11th Dec., 1675. To Francis Sourton, Eliza:, wife of William Hatton of St. George's, and to brother Humphry in Dorchester, personalty. Thomas Dent, ex. and residuary legatee of estate real and personal. Test: Wm. Hatton, Geo. Mackall. 2. 370.



Moy, Richard, St. Mary's Co., 19th Feb., 1670; 13th Dec., 1675. To the Roman Catholic Church and to Michael Foster, personalty. Wife Eliza:, execx. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal; she to make provision for son Daniel. Test: Thos. Notley, Dan'l Jenifer, Roger Seale. 2. 371.



Moy, Richard, Second will of9th Dec., 1675; 13th Dec., 1675. To wife Eliza:, execx., all real estate during life, including “The Vineyard,” and the right in plantation “Kentfort,” Kent Co. To son Daniel, afsd. properties at death of his mother. To Mr. Henry Carew and godson, Richard Griffith, personalty. Test: Robt. Carvile, Thos. Wynne, Jno. Baker. 2. 372.



O'Daly, Bryan, St. Mary's Co., 10th May, 1675; 13th Dec., 1675. To son Bryan at 18 yrs. of age, all real estate. To dau. Adree at 16 yrs. of age and to son Bryan, afsd., all personalty, equally. To brother --, in Ireland, sd. estate in event of child. afsd. dying without issue. Should sd. brother or his son not come into the province, land to pass to Arthur Kieff, and personalty to Catherine St. George and her unborn child. Catherine afsd. to have her maintenance from the estate, and to have charge of testator's children. In event of death of all afsd. legatees, estate to pass to Thomas Keiting and his sister, Nell Keiting, with conditional bequests to sister Eliza: Daly and her child., (unnamed) and to sister Margaret, both of Ireland. Overseers: Col. Wm. Calvert, Thos. Keytin, Constantine O'Kieff. Test: Constantine O'Kieff, Anthony Loghlin. 2. 372.



Rodway, John, Talbot Co., 20th Oct., 1675; 17th Dec., 1675. To Robert Machline, Sr., and Robert Machline, Jr., Richard and Margaret Machline, personalty. To mother Margaret, of Bristol, England, residue of estate, real and personal, during life. To sister Mary Rodway and hrs., sd. estate at death of mother afsd., and in turn, to sister Elizabeth, wife of Richard Beaks, of Bristol. Exs.: Jos Weecks (Weeks), Jno. Hinson. Test: Richard Tilghman, Ralph Blackhall. 2. 375.



Evans, Richard, (nunc.), “Of the Clifts," Calvert Co., -- -- --; 3rd Jan., 1675. To Capt. Richard Hill and James Holman, personalty. Capt. John Cobreath, ex. and residuary legatee of entire estate. Test: Robt. Dixon, Eliza: Dixon, Edy Carpenter. 2. 376.



Hunt, Thomas, (nunc), St. Mary's Co., -- -- --; 10th Jan., 1675. Thomas Griffin, ex. and sole legatee. Test: Thos. Bayley, Jos. Edly. 2. 377.



Lucas, William, St. Mary's Co., 30th Nov., 1675; 12th Jan., 1675. To wife Frances, execx., personalty, and to have charge of entire estate during minority of child. To son William, all real estate at majority. Test: Alexander Winson, Thos. Baile. 2. 377.



Dela Roche, Charles, St. Mary's Co., 16th Dec., 1675; 22nd Jan., 1675. Wife Eliza:, execx. and sole legatee of estate during life, including 50 A., “Galloway,” and 150 A., “Paris,” in St. Mary's Co. To brother Peter, and Mary, wife of Dr. -- Burt, and their hrs., sd. estate at death of wife afsd. Test: Nich. Painter, Je. Lofebure. 2. 378.



Bigger, John, Patuxent R., Calvert Co., 12th Nov., 1675; 27th Jan., 1675. To eld. son John, 300 A. on w. branch of Patuxent R. To son James, 300 A., part of “Bell's Chance.” To son Walter, residue of “Bell's Chance,” and “Two Good,” on Charles' Branch. To dau. Mary Stokeley, 200 A., “Mussell Shell.” To wife Ann, execx., 200 A. on Fronson's Ck. absolutely, and to have charge of entire estate during minority of all child. Test: Arthur Ludford, Jas. Canaday. 2. 379.



Hewett, John, St. Mary's Co., 28th Jan., 1675; 4th Feb., 1675. Peter Watts, ex. and sole legatee. Test: Francis Hill, Martha White. 2. 380.



Hatton, Thomas, St. Mary's Co., 27th Jan., 1675; 4th Feb., 1675. To sister-in-law Barbarie Hanson, personalty which belonged to testator's first wife. To father-in-law, Randolph Hanson, Robert, son of John Cheverill, sister-in-law, Eliza: Hanson, brother-in-law, Thomas Wahop, and his 2 sisters, Margaret and Rebecca Wahop, and to Margaret Forrest, dau. of Patrick Forrest, personalty. To wife Eliza:, execx., and to only son, Thomas, residue of estate, real and personal, equally. To James Johnson, Richard, Thomas, Timothy, Barbara, and Eliza: Hanson, child. of Randolph Hanson, afsd. and his wife, sd. estate in event of death of both wife and son afsd. Overseers: Wm. Hatton, Randolph Hanson, Thos. Dent. Test: Geo. Dundasse, Abraham Rhoades. 2. 381.



Cager, Robert, St. George's Hundred, St. Mary's Co., 24th Jan., 1675; 4th Feb., 1675. Entire estate to be used for maintenance of Protestant ministry in St. George's and Poplar Hill Hundreds. Exs.: Francis Sourton, Geo. Mackall, Peter Watts. Test: Thos. Dent, Wm. Watts, Jno. Wynn. 2. 383.



Keene, Richard, Patuxent R., Calvert Co., 1st Apr., 1672; 7th Feb., 1675. To eld. son Richard, 1,000 A., “Richard's Manor,” patented in Luke Gardner's name. To young. son, John, all land in Dorchester Co. In event of death of either son afsd. without issue, survivor to inherit deceased's portion. To niece Mary Keene, dau. of Henry Keene, dec'd, and to father, Henry Keene of Wadsworth, Surrey, England, personalty. Wife Mary, execx. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal, and to have charge of child. until they attain age of 21 yrs. Overseers: Chris Rousby, Geo. Beckwith, and Francis Hutchins, of Calvert Co., and Wm. Stevens, Jr., of Talbot Co. Test: Richard Smith, Mordecay Hunton. 2. 384.



Cain (Cane) William, St. Mary's Co., 25th Jan., 1675; 5th Feb., 1675. To son William, entire estate, real and personal, should he come into the province. To Jean Edloe, dau. of Joseph and Jean Edloe, sd. estate should son afsd. not come into the province. To sd. Joseph Edloe of St. Mary's Co., and hrs., sd. estate in event of death of both son William and Jean Edloe, Jr., afsd. under age. Ex. Jos. Edloe, afsd. Test: Geo. Thompson, Jno. Taut. 2. 386.



Burke, William, St. Mary's Co., 8th Jan., 1675; 25th Jan., 1675. To Thomas Kairtly, personalty. Edward Connery and Roger Dignis, exs. and residuary legatees. Test: Joshua Guibert. 2. 387.



Mackall, George, St. George's Hundred, St. Mary's Co., 30th Sept., 1675; 3rd Feb., 1675. To wife Ann, execx., entire estate during life. To eld. dau., Jane, and hrs., “Pine Point” at death of wife afsd. To dau. Rachel, 2 tracts of land, 400 A., viz., “Hepburne's Choice” and “Magys Jointure,” on Sassafras R., Baltimore Co., at death of wife afsd. To daus. Hannah and Sarah, personalty. In event of death of dau. Jane afsd. without issue, her estate to pass to her sisters, viz., Hannah, Sarah and Rachel, and their hrs. in natural succession. Overseers: Jno. Waghop, Jno. Campbell, Robt. Graham, Henry Williams. Test: Francis Lowton, Richard Loyd, Wm. Brewerton, Chris. Williamson. 2. 387.



Harwood, Philip, Battle Ck., Calvert Co., 10th Apr., 1675. 30th Jan., 1675. To son Andrew and hrs., entire estate, real and personal, should he come into the Province. To Roger and John Brooke, exs., and their hrs., sd. estate in event of son afsd. not coming into the Province. Test. Richard Axbey, Jos. Williams. 2. 389.



Cressey, Samuel, St.Mary's Co., 2nd Feb., 1675; 4th Feb., 1675. To Geo. Robesson, personalty. To daus. Mary and Susanna jointly, residue of estate, real and personal, at majority. Ex. Richard Edelen. Test: Henry Trent, Ann Steps. 2. 390.



Clocker, Daniel, St. Mary's Co., 4th Feb., 1675; 12th Feb., 1675. To grandchild., Peter and Mary Watts, personalty. Son Daniel and dau. Rebecca, residuary legatees of estate, real and personal. Exs. Son-in-law Peter Watts and son Daniel afsd. Test: Kenelm Cheseldyn, Wm. Watts. 2. 390.



Forrest, Patrick, St. George's Hundred, St. Mary's Co., 31st Jan., 1675; 14th Feb., 1675. To Ellinor Cheverill, dau. of John Cheverill, personalty. To son Richard and hrs., plantation and 150 A. adjoining thereto. To dau. Ann, personalty. To dau. Margaret and hrs., 50 A., formerly called Henry Leiss', being a gift from Robert and Thomas Hatton to testator. In event of death of any of afsd. child. without issue, survivor or survivors to inherit deceased's portion. To son George Dundasse, and Eliza:, his wife, and hrs., 300 A. on Back Ck., Baltimore Co. To wife Ellinor, dower rights, and sd. wife is appointed execx. jointly with son George Dundasse, afsd. Overseer: Jno. Cheverill during minority of child. Test: Jno. Hepworth, Edw. Fisher. 2. 391.



Marshall, George, St. Mary's Co., 21st Sept., 1675; 21st Dec., 1675. Son Adriaen, sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Ex. Thos. Potter. Test: Jno. Hall, Morgan Jones. 2. 392.



Ewen, William, “Of the Clifts,” Calvert Co., 6th Jan., 1675; 15th Feb., 1675. Wife Ann, execx. and sole legatee, during life, of estate, real and personal, including 3 plantations, viz, “Woobekston,” “Morgan's Fresh or Clift,” obtained by testator from John Edmundson; and 212 A. “Break Neck” or “Mt. Misery,” also obtained from John Edmundson. To John Edmundson afsd., sd. plantation at death of wife. Overseers: Richard Ladd of Calvert Co., and John Edmundson of Talbot Co., who are to inherit personal property at death of wife afsd. Test: John Halles, Henry Janson, Jno. Norman. 2. 393.



Reycroft, John, (nunc.) Baltimore Co., 20th Sept., 1675; 11th Dec., 1675. Thomas Jones, ex. and sole legatee. Test: Jas. Armstrong, Eliza: Armstrong. 2. 394.



Arnold, Thomas, Patuxent R., Calvert Co., 29th Jan., 1675; 15th Feb., 1675. Henry Exon, ex. and sole legatee. Test: Wm. Fargison, Wm. Hopewell, Jr. 2. 394.



Casford (Cosford), Thomas, (nunc.), Calvert Co., -- -- --; 15th Feb., 1675. Henry Exon, ex. and sole legatee. Test: Edw. Crockett, Baltimore Co. 2. 395.



Moy, Eliza: widow of Richard Moy, St. Mary's Co., 8th Jan., 1675; 14th Feb., 1675. To Thomas and Richard, sons of Thomas Griffin and his wife, Eliza:, lately dec'd; Thomas Griffin, Sr., Ellen Forrest, Mrs. Horn, Goody Atwood, goddau. Winifred Osbaldston, dau. of William Osbaldston, brothers and sisters, viz., Symon, William, Robert and Jane Turpine, of Brantford, nr. London, Mrs. Eliza: Baker, Margaret Wynn, dau. of Thomas Wynne, Mrs. Eliza: Wynne, Eliza:, wife of Thomas Hatton, Mrs. Rhoades, Mrs. Ennis, Henry Carew, and Robert Carvile, personalty. To son Daniel, (now 6 yrs. of age), residue of estate at 18 yrs. of age. Exs.: Henry Carew, Robt. Carvile, Clement Hill, who are also appointed guardians of son Daniel, afsd. Test: Michael Rochford, Thos. Wynne, Thos. Griffin. 2. 396.



Anketill, Francis, Calvert Co., 2nd Nov., 1673; 18th Feb., 1675. Testator desires lease of 100 A., “Anketill,” holden of “Little Eltonhead Manor,” renewed for the benefit of his 3 sons, viz., Francis, George, and young. son Barnaby, and their hrs., in natural succession. Sd. lease was formerly held by testator together with John and Jane Anketill, dec'd. To 3 sons afsd., 500 A. at mouth of Harris' Ck., Little Choptank R., and all personalty, equally. Sd. sons to be of age at 18 yrs. Ex. Gov. Chas. Calvert. Test: Spencer Hales, Luke Parkinson. 2. 398.

Editors: Francis Anktill [sic] immigrated to Maryland by 1659 with John, his brother, Elizabeth, his wife, and John Hunt and Martyn Kingston, his servants (Patents R:162b, Gibb), and may have been the Francis Ankill [sic] who witnessed the nuncupative will of Leonard Calvert in 1644 (See Calendar Vol. I, pp. 1-13) Francis Gunbee (Gumbe) of Charles County, joyner, by 1668 had completed service to his brother, Francis Anketill of Calvert County (Patents GG:242, Gibb) [This name also sp. Gunby]



Loquer, Thomas, 26th Jan., 1675; 21st Feb., 1675. Son Thomas, ex. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Sd. son to be sent to England to be educated. Overseers: Thos. Innes, Elias Beach. Test: Matthias Woods, Nich. Painter. 2. 399.



Mackey, John, St. George's Hundred, St. Mary's Co., 27th Jan., 1675; 26th Feb., 1675. To wife Eliza:, execx., dower rights and charge of estate during minority of child, and widowhood. To son John, home plantation. To son James, all other lands. To Dennis Frissell, personalty. To 2 sons afsd., residue of personalty, equally. Test: Thos. Carlile, Emanuel Ratcliff. 2. 400.



Swanston, Francis, Dr., Calvert Co., 11th Apr., 1674; 6th Mch., 1675. To wife Isabell, execx., 600 A., “Swanston's Lot” during life. To only son Francis, and hrs., sd. plantation at death of his mother. Test: Chris. Rousby, Jno. Peerce, Jno. Rousby. 2. 401.



Brasseur, Benjamin, (nunc.), Calvert Co., -- -- --; 3rd Mch., 1675. *Sister Martha, execx., and sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Anthony Kingsland, Wm. Haward. 2. 402.

*Martha Brasseur being an infant under 17 yrs. of age, adms. of this estate was granted to her father-in-law (step-father), Thomas Sterling, during her minority.



Hatton, Richard, Poplar Hill, St. Mary's Co., 5th Feb., 1675; 14th Feb., 1675. To Isaac Booth, son of Widow Booth, Richard Goodaker, and Richard Ringe, personalty. To wife Ann, execx., 100 A. (unnamed) during life. To son Richard, at 18 yrs. of age, and hrs., all real estate. To wife and son afsd., personalty equally. To cous., Eliza: Henson, sd. personalty in event of death of son afsd. during minority. Overseers: Brothers Wm. Hatton and Randolph Hanson, and Jno. Cammell. Test: Jno. Ditchfield, Thos. Renalds. 2. 403.



More (Moore) James, Calvert Co., 19th Feb., 1675; 16th Mch., 1675. To son James at 21 yrs. of age, 100 A., part of “Gore.” To wife Jackeline, execx., son James, and dau. Sarah, at majority, personal estate equally. Test: Nath'l. Dawe, Jas. Elton. 2. 404.



Owen, John, Cecil Co., 2nd Mch., 1675; 16th Mch., 1675. To father, John, of London, 300 A., “George's Tower.” To Thomas Matthews, ex., and his wife, Martha, and to John James, personalty. Test: Jno. Dixon, Mary Mills. 2. 405.



Keene, Edward, Calvert Co., 19th Oct., 1675; 14th Mch., 1673. To wife Susanna, daus. Eliza: and Martha, and to wife's dau. Susan Hunt, estate, real and personal, equally. In event of death of Susan Hunt, her share of estate to pass to testator's 2 daus. afsd. Should sd. daus. die during minority or without issue, their share of estate is bequeathed to Edward Bussey, Hezekiah Bussey and Ann Keene, dau. of brother Henry, dec'd. Exs.: Brothers Richard Keene, Wm. Berry and John and Roger Brooke. Test: Alexander Magruder, Michael Taney. 2. 405.



Newton, John, Baltimore Co., 23rd Sept., 1674; 16th Nov., 1674. To Josias White, personalty. Miles Gibson, ex. and residuary legatee. Test: Wm. Pooltney, Josias White. 2. 407.



Grace, John, “Basford Manor,"St. Mary's Co., 10th Jan., 1675; 21st Mch., 1675. Wife Ann, execx. and sole legatee. Test: Edw. Baylie, Ann Breden. 2. 407.



Ferrell (Therrell), Richard, Baltimore Co., 22nd Sept., 1675; 23rd Mch., 1675. To wife Margaret, execx., and hrs., entire estate. Test: Miles Gibson, Thos. Long. 2. 408.



Graile, Francis, St. Mary's Co., 6th Feb., 1675; 15th Mch., 1675. To Edward Pearce, Thomas and John, the sons of Thomas Pearce, dec'd, Gilbert Turberfield and Mary Robinson, personalty. William Strainer, ex. and residuary legatee. Test: Richard Dell, Lidia Turberfile. 2. 409.



Hales, Spencer, Calvert Co., 20th Mch., 1675; 23rd Mch., 1675. To sister Anna, or Hannah, and hrs., entire estate, real and personal, in England and Maryland. Ex. not named. Test: Chris. Rousby, Jane Halfehead. 2. 410.



Eaves, George, Somerset Co., 16th Nov., 1671; 23rd Mch., 1672. To Thomas Hilliard, son of John Hilliard, and hrs., entire estate, real and personal, including 100 A., “New Year's Gift,” and 200 A., “The Warrick.” Ex.: Jno. Hilliard afsd. Test: Wm. Tomkins, Henry Hermon, Edw. Dickenson. 2. 410.



Mackenzie, Collins, (nunc.), St. Clements, St. Mary's Co., 31st Dec., 1682; 11th Jan., 1682. To son (unnamed) of James Trench, and dau. (nnamed) of Hugh Benson, personalty. Richard Gardner, residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Peter Mills, Richd. Walker. 4. 1.



Landerson, Ambrose, Calvert Co., 21st Sept., 1682; 1st Feb., 1682. To Samuel Phillips, and Mary, wife of Michael Taney, personalty. Brother-in-law, Abell Brown, Anne Arundel Co., residuary legatee. Exs. Michael Taney, Abell Brown. Test: Edward Molins, Jos: Rycant. 4. 1.



Hamstead, William, Talbot Co., 16th Nov., 1682; 1st Jan., 1682. To Timothy Wyatt, son of sister Joane, and to brother-in-law Walter Quinton, personalty. To daus. Eliza: and Joane, part of “The Wading Place.” To son William, residue of “The Wading Place.” To wife Eliza:, execx., plantation and residue of personal property Overseers: Saml. Abbott, Wm. Sharpe. Test: Jos. Atkins, Wm. Wintersell, Jas. Colland. 4. 2.



Hillen, John, Anne Arundel Co., 5th July, 1682; 6th Feb., 1682. To son Johannes at 18 yrs. of age, 300 A., “Heydown,” Cecil County. To dau. Deborah at 16 yrs. of age, personalty. In event of death of either child, survivor to inherit deceased's portion. To father-in-law Thomas Hooker, Thomas Hooker, Jr., Benjamin and Damaris Hooker, personalty. To wife Johanna, execx., plantation. Overseers: Thos. Hooker, Wm. Richardson, Nath. Smith, Benj. Lawrence. Test: Richd. Wigg, Jno. Custis, Edward Talbot, Richd. Arnold. 4. 3.



Custis, Robert, Anne Arundel Co., 10th Oct., 1682; 13th Mch., 1682-3; Partner Francis Butler, ex. and sole legatee of estate, real and Test: Robt. Eades, Jo. Mayhew, Richd. Barwell, Thos. Pratt. 4. 4.



Silly, Mathew, South River, Anne Arundel Co., 7th Sept., 1682; 29th Jan., 1682. To dau. Eliza:, execx., personalty. Son Matthew, residuary legatee of estate real and personal. Test: Jno. Barwell, Timothy Thorold, Jno. Alford, Jno. Custis. 4. 4.



Fooks, Francis, 5th Feb., 1682; 26th Mch., 1683. Wife Eliza:, execx, and sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Francis Higham, Wm. Creed, Jno. Page. 4. 5.



Richardson, Robert, Somerset Co., 7th Dec., 1680; 29th Nov., 1682. To wife Susanna, execx. dower rights. To child., viz., William, Eliza:, and Charles, at 16 yrs. of age, portions of tract of 2,000 A. (for description see will). To son Robert and hrs., 350 A., “Vernum Deane.” To daus. Sarah and Tibitha, afsd. land in event of death of sd. Robert, without issue. To daus. Susanna, Tibitha and Sarah, personalty. To John Osborne and hrs., 650 A., “Watermillion.” Test: Jno. Osburn, Jno. Rossallo. By codicil to above will, dated 15th June, 1682, testator leaves son William, 250 A., “Hilliard's Mistake"; to dau. Susanna, 100 A., “Chance.” 4. 6.



Andrews, Robert, Calvert Co., 5th Apr., 1683, 23rd Apr., 1683. To Richard King, personalty. Robert Reide, and Anna Armstrong, dau. of Edward Armstrong, residuary legatees of estate, real and personal, equally. Ex. not named. Test: Richd. Farrow, Edward Blackburn, Michael Higgin. 4. 8.



Gardner, Alexander, Anne Arundel Co., 10th Apr., 1675; 14th Apr., 1683. To son Alexander and hrs., home plantation. To son John and hrs., land (unnamed). To Sarah Gibbs, personalty. Wife Mary, execx. Test: Wm. Hiths, Jacob Hallett, Robt. Tyler. 4. 9.



Millson, Richard, Calvert Co., 25th May, 1682; 7th Apr., 1683. To sons William, Richard and Nathaniel, personalty. Wife Anne, execx. and residuary legatee of estate. Test: Jno. Willymot, Saml. Fowler. 4. 10



Reade, George, Talbot Co., 1st Dec., 1682; 23rd Mch., 1683. To wife Mary, execx., 1/3 estate during life. To dau. Eliza: at age, 100 A. (unnamed). To son Thomas at 18 yrs. of age, residue of plantation. Overseer: Wm. Belford. Test: Thos. Camm, Jacob Francis, Henry Newman. 4. 10.



Greene, Eliza:, 9th Jan., 1682; 25th Mch., 1683. To son John and hrs., “Dutchman's Park.” To garndchild. [grandchildren] Adrian Marshall and Thomas Potter, daughter-in-law Else, Adrye Dixon and child. of Thomas Dixon and of Henry Potter, personalty. Ex. Thos. Dixon. Test: Tim. Treacy, Jno. Woodas, Edward Chester. 4. 11.



Carr, Peter, Charles Co., 21st Sept., 1680; 19th Apr., 1683. To Robert, Charles, Joseph, Eliza: and Sarah Douglass, sons and daus. of Col. John Douglass, late of Charles Co., personalty; part of same being a debt due testator by Sarah Douglass, now wife of Ralph Smith, and mother of sd. legatees. To Peter, son of George Mackmillion, at 16 yrs.; Jane, wife of John Smith; James, son of James Tyer, and child. of George Newman, personalty. Ex. Jas. Tyer. Test: Wm. Philmore, Jno. Gilby, Edm. Dinnis. 4. 12.



Donnavin, Derby, St. Mary's Co., 25th Apr., 1683; 7th May, 1683. To Michael Foster, Richard Hobert, Mr. Golden, godson John, son of Thomas Milton, Lawrence, son of Thomas Dillon, of Charles Co., Edmund Dermott, Anne, wife of Thomas Edwards, and Martha Murly, dau. of sd. Anne, personalty. To Ellinor Hurley, dau. of Dennis Hurley, 100 A., part of “Morrises Mount.” [Page 124] Dennis Hurley, Cornelius Donnavin and Pierce Wall, exs. and residuary legatees of estate, real and personal. Test: Thos. Clarke, Thos. Edwards, Thos. Lord, Saml. Mane, Edward Fara. 4. 13.





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