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

Pages 138-151

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.




Boss, William, 14th Dec., 1684; 13th Jan., 1684. John Evans, ex. and sole legatee. Test: Richd. Moore, Wm. Simmons, Wm. Williams. 4. 68.



Bourn, James, Dr., (nunc.) -- -- --; 11th Nov., 1684. To Richard Thompson, 1/2 of estate. Residue to “my” man (unnamed). Test: Randall Hanson, Jno. Pooe, Barbarie Hanson. 4. 69.



Homan, Dorothy, 22d July, 1683; 4th Mch., 1684. To Thomas Renolds and Eliza: Cambell, wife of Capt. John Cambell, personalty. Capt. John Cambeil, ex. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Wm. Husband, Thos. Salman, Jno. Cambell, Jr. 4. 69.



Homewood, John, Anne Arundel Co., 21st Aug., 1681; 28th Sept., 1682. To wife Sarah, execx. during life, all testator's land in Md., including “Holme Hill,” Talbot Co.; 210 A., Homewood's Lot;” 150 A., “Wadlington;” 100 A., “Huckleberry Alley;” 260 A., “Homewood's Purchase;” also 2 tracts (unnamed) of 290 A. each, and 400 A., “Patapsco Range,” on Patapsco R. To neph. Thomas, son of brother Thomas Homewood, and hrs., afsd. tracts at death of wife. To neph. James, eld. son of brother Thomas Homewood, and hrs., sd. lands in event of death of neph. Thomas without issue. To the Quaker minister and Francis Stockett, personalty. Test: Jno. Burrowes, Jas. Watkins, Henry Howard, Simon Copnell, Jno. Stuberfield. 4. 70.



Scott, James, Talbot Co., 7th July, 1679; 4th Feb., 1681. To wife Mary, execx., 1/3 estate, real and personal, during life. To son James and hrs., 200 A., “Pickburne;” 100 A., “Elliott's Recovery,” and 50 A., “The Junction.” To young. son William at 21 yrs. of age, 200 A., “New Mill,” and 310 A., “Friendship,” on Great Choptanke R. Should either son die without hrs., survivor to inherit deceased's portion. Overseers: Capt. Philemon Lloyd, Jas. Thompson, of Yorke, England; and Jno. Kininmont. Test: Wm. Raper, Andrew Hambleton. 4. 72.



Hill, William, Baltimore Co., 17th Mch., 1681-2; 27th Nov., 1682 James Philips, Balto. Co., ex. and sole legatee. Test: Jno. Wolstan, Robt. Ball, Lewis Barton, Roger Symons. 4. 73.



Taylor, Robert, Patuxent, Calvert Co., 10th Jan., 1681; 25th Apr., 1682. To daus. Eliza: and Mary, 200 A., “Taylor's Rest.” In event of death of either dau. during minority, survivor to inherit deceased's portion. To cousin Mary Sidberry, John and Mary Norwood, personalty. To wife Mary, personalty. Exs.: Wife Mary and brother Samuel Taylor. Test: Jno. Holloway, Jno. Turner, Lydia Glover. 4. 73.



Lindsay, David, Somerset Co., 14th Jan., 1680; 8th Oct., 1681. To wife Sarah and 2 child. (unnamed), entire estate, real and personal, including 300 A. on Pocomoke R. Ex. Col. Wm. Stevens. Test: Jas. Langster, Philip Conah, Wm. Batchelor, Edward Harper. 4. 75.



Watson, Anthony, Baltimore Co., 23rd Jan., 1681; 24th May, 1682. James Fugett, ex. and sole legatee. Test: Robert Jones; Thos. Bradley. 4. 76.



Markes, John, Talbot Co., 7th Jan., 1681; 12th Apr., 1682. To son James at 18 yrs. of age and hrs., “Stevens Field” and “Markes' Chance.” To dau. Sarah, “Cutler's Field.” To wife Mary and child. afsd., personal estate equally. Overseers: Jno. Baynard, Wm. Kirkum. Test: Jno. Baynard, Wm. Kirkum, Wm. Feeland. 4. 76.



Harrison, Sarah, Kent Island, Kent Co., 14th Mch., 1678; 19th May, 1682. To sons Andrew and Alexander Tolson at 18 yrs. of age, estate, real and personal; also personalty by deed of gift from Mary Broadneek, dec'd. Overseers: Alex. Waters, Wm. Rawles. Test: Patrick Sexton, Wm. Heather, Sarah Hall. 4. 77.



Browne, Adam, Talbot Co., 28th Feb., 1678; 28th Apr., 1680. Eliza: Johnson, dau. of John Johnson, execx. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Geo. Philips, Mary Williams. 4. 78.



Stockett, Henry, Bridge Hill, Anne Arundel Co., 21st June, 1682; 23rd Oct., 1682. To wife Katharine, plantation during life. To son Lewis, sd. plantation at death of wife afsd. Son to be of age at 20 yrs. To daus. Henrico, Penelope and Katharine at 17 yrs. of age or marriage, personalty. Exs.: Wife Katharine and brother Francis Stockett. Test: Jacob Harris, Nath. Smith, Jos. Owen. 4. 79.



Richand, Benjamin, 24th Jan., 1684; 24th Mch., 1684-5. To wife Eliza:, execx., life interest in plantation. To sons Benjamin and Thomas and hrs., sd. plantation equally at death of their mother. To daus. Mary Deane, Eliza: Rowles, and Mary Edwin, sd. estate in event of death of sons without issue. To hr. of brother Thomas Ricand of London, England, afsd. estate, should testator's child. die without issue. Test: Elias King, M. Miller, Geo. Brefutt. 4. 80. [this surname also found as Richaud]



Broumfield, Mark, -- -- --; -- -- --. To Esther Devine, Henry Smith, and brother John Broumfield, personalty. Ex. not named. Test: Thos. Keything, Jno. Broumfield, Sarah Smith. 4. 81.



Molins, Mullins, Edward, 20th Jan., 1684; 27th Feb., 1684. To godson Edward Enloe, Mary Keene, dau. of Richard Keene of Calvert County, Anne Rigby, Rev. John Turling, John Windome, Richd. Souter, and Michael Evans, personalty. Ex. Jos. Edloe. Test: Nehemiah Blackston, Richd. Keene, Thos. Athwood. By codicil, dated 31st Jan., 1684, testator bequeaths certain personalty to Martha Pannock, widow and hrs., to Mary, wife of Richard Keene, Jane Edloe, and Arthur Turley. 4. 81.



Rousby, Christopher, 31st Oct., 1684; 20th Mch., 1684-5. To Charles Boteler at age, and hrs., 1, 100 A. “Crome.” To John Paine and hrs., 500 A., “Rousby County.” Brother John Rousby, ex. and residuary legatee. Test: Edward Wade, Henry Rickett, Jno. Loyde, 4. 82.



Nash, Alexander, Kent Co., 30th Oct., 1676; 1st May, 1681. To niece Thomasen Nash, home plantation. To Geo. Goldhawke and hrs., “Goldhawke and Nash's Enlargement” at 21 yrs. of age. In event of death of sd. George, estate afsd. to be for use of poor orphans. To Eliza:, Thomas and James Taylor, child. of Thomas Taylor, John Spooner, and Alice Miller, dau. of Michael Miller, personalty. To the Quaker Church, residue of estate. Exs.: Thomas Taylor, Ralph Fishborne. Test: Thos. Erington, Patrick Barnewell, Anthony Philips. 4. 83.



Kingland, Anthony, Calvert Co., 17th Nov., 1684; 31st Mch., 1685. To grandson Richard Starlings, Jr., personalty. Wife Lavinia, execx. and residuary legatee. Test: Jno. Hunt, Wm. Rought. 4. 84.



Smith, Thomas, St. Mary's Co., 19th Dec., 1684; 11th Feb., 1684. Wife Eliza: execx. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Jno. Halles, Jno. Reade, Jonathan Symons. 4. 84.



Twinee, Twiney, Kent Co., 31st Oct., 1684; 6th Apr., 1685. To Richard Jones and William O'Child, personalty. Wife Mary, execx. and residuary legatee. To Edward Fry and William Comegys, sd. estate in event of death of wife Mary afsd. without issue. Test: Chas. Tilden, Geo. Greene, Anne Greene. 4. 85.



Waterton, John, Baltimore Co., 1st June, 1682; 20th July, 1682. To Edward Yorke, to John Yorke's sons in Hampshire, Mary Yorke, their mother; Ellenor Copeling and James Meserd, personalty. To 2 nephs. (unnamed), and hrs., in Isle of Wight, England, all lands in Hampshire and in Md. Exs.: Thos. Reed, Thos. Redge. Test: Jas. Collyer, Wm. York, Wm. Horne, Tobias Copeling. 4. 58. [sic]



Dawkins, Joseph, Calvert Co., 31st Mch., 1685; 9th May, 1685. To son Joseph and hrs., 196 A., “Dawkins' Reserve.” To William, 200 A., “Joseph's Place.” To wife Mary, execx., home plantation during life. To son James and hrs., sd. plantation at death of wife afsd. To Thomas Hall of Pocomoke, brother of sd. wife, sd. estate in event of death of child. afsd, without issue. Sons to be of age at 21 yrs. To dau. Mary, wife of James Duke, personalty. Test: Jno. Stewart, Thos. Owens. 4. 86.



Combe, Abraham, St. Mary's Co., 26th Dec., 1684; 30th Jan., 1684. To wife Margaret, execx., and dau. Sarah Clarke, entire estate. Test: Clement Hill, Henry Paine, Thos. Wailes, Peter Mills. 4. 87.



Watts, William, 24th Mch., 1684; 23d Apr., 1685. To wife Alice, execx., 150 A., home plantation. To son William and hrs., sd. plantation at death of mother, and in turn to son Thomas and dau. Rebecca Rule. To dau. Rebecca Rule and hrs., 120 A. (unnamed). To son Thomas and hrs., 120 A. (unnamed). Test: Chas. Fitzjefferen, Stanhope Rule, Roger Griffage, Roger Humpheries. 4. 88.



Jones, Robert, 1st Mch., 1685; 1st Apr., 1685. To Winifred Margrett, wife of John Broome, and Dr. Oswald Arundal, personalty. Wife Anne of Boston, New England, residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. Overseer: Capt. Richd. Ladd. Test: Thos Coleman, Anne Bank, Margaret Beckworth. 4. 88.



Maggison, John, Kent Island.9th Jan., 1684; 4th Apr., 1685. Wife Jane, execx. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Jno. Jones, Lewis Meredith, Wm. Joyner. 4. 89.



Axon, Matthew, Anne Arundel Co., 23d Sept., 1684; 27th Apr., 1685. To son-in-law Abraham Thornberry and hrs., deceased wife's thirds of estate of Richard Bedwort. To sons-in-law Richard and John Thornberry, personalty. Ex. not named. Test: Robt. Orme, Tim. Beene, Richd. James, Wm. Simmons. 4. 89.



Soones, Philip, 30th Mch., 1685; 9th May, 1685. To Eliza: and Mary Lyle, child. of Wm. Lyle, at 16 yrs. of age, Samuel Chew, Samuel Griffith, Timothy Sewell, Thomas Greene, and Hugh Loyd, personalty. Ex. not named. Test: Richd. Wells, Dorothy Givins, Robt. Hawkins, Gavin Hamilton. 4. 90.



Acheson, George, Calvert Co., 9th Jan., 1684; 6th Feb., 1684-5. To John Beall, personalty. To dear -- (no name) “Polecat Hill.” Mother Susanna Clarke, execx. Test: Arthur Ludford, Jno. Cooper, Jno. Stacey, Eliza: Pearl. 4. 90.

Editors: The estate accounting of George Atchison [sic] was filed by Richard Clarke, on 9 Jul 1686, Calvert County. (9:47) See 1670 will of Patrick Cammell (Calendar Vol. I, pp. 41-54), which names wife, Susan, and son, George Atcheson [sic].



Shank, John, St. Mary's Co., 19th June, 1683; 16th Feb., 1684. To wife Abigall, execx., 300 A., “Little Hackley.” To son John and hrs., sd. plantation at death of wife. To dau. Mary Shank and hrs., sd. plantation in event of death of son John afsd. without issue. To dau. Eliza: Tennison and hrs., plantation afsd. should sd. legatees die without issue. To grandson Charles Watts, and hrs., plantation afsd. should sd. legatees die without issue. To Timothy Richardson, personalty. Test: Jno. Snowden, Jos. Fowler, Jno. Payer, Henry Poulter. 4. 91.



Taylor, Thomas, Talbot Co., 30th July, 1684; 25th Mch., 1684-5. To wife Eliza:, execx., home plantation. To son Thomas and hrs., part of “Turby Neck.” To son James and hrs., “Kingsburry” and “Kingsburry Addition.” To son John and hrs., 200 A., “Taylor's Chance.” To 3 sons afsd. jointly at age, 400 A., “Taylor's Desire.” To daus. Eliza: and Sarah, and unborn child, 210 A. (unnamed). Test: Jno. Pitt, Thos. Price, Ralph Fishborn, Wm. Berry. 4. 92.



Maddox, Samuel, St. Mary's Co., 18th Jan., 1684; 9th Mch., 1684-5. To eld. son Notley at 16 yrs. of age, 300 A. (unnamed), and personalty given testator by Gov. Notley. To 2nd son Samuel, 100 A., “Indian Fields.” To 3rd son William, personalty. To young. son John, personalty. Overseers: Capt. Justinian Gerrard, Jno. Hilton, Ralph Foster, Jno. Smith. Test: Edward Smoote, Richd. Hogan, Robt. Fletcher, Lawrence Bedingfield. 4. 93.



Mills, Peter, St. Mary's Co., 3rd Sept., 1684; 17th Mch., 1684-5. To wife Mary, execx., home plantation. To dau. Eliza: and hrs., sd plantation at death of wife afsd. To sons Nicholas and Peter and hrs., 64 A., “Minsterdam,” and 150 A., “Pomfrett Field.” To Peter and William Howard, sd. estate in event of death of wife and of 3 child. afsd. without issue. Test: Clement Hill, Thos. Dant, Jno. Barnard, Eliza: Cooke. 4. 94.

Editors: Peter Mills had married Mary Shirtcliffe (Shercliffe, etc.) by 1667 according to Patents Liber FF:522 (Gibbs). See his will in Calendar, Vol. I, pp. 14-27).



James, Richard, Anne Arundel Co., 12th Jan., 1684; 18th Apr., 1685. To wife Ellinor, execx., home plantation during life. To eld. dau. Mary and hrs., sd. plantation at death of wife afsd., and in succession to 2nd dau. Sarah and hrs., 3rd dau. Martha and hrs., 4th dau. Rachel and hrs., 5th dau. Deborah and for want of hrs., to 6th dau. (unnamed). To Mary Symons and Robert Orme, personalty. Test: Wm. Symons, Jno. Milner, Sarah Orme, Jno. Elsey. 4. 95.



Allwell, Thomas, 12th Jan., 1684; 6th Feb., 1684-5. To John and Mary Allwell, child. of brother -- Allwell, and hrs., plantation at age of 18 and 17 yrs., respectively. To Eliza: Hager, personalty. Ex. not named. Test: Gabriell Burnam, Jno. Josling, Wm. Wilson. 4. 97.



Loyd, Richard, 9th Dec., 1684; 29th May, 1685. To Eliza:, widow of Hugh Baker; Edward Williamson, John English, goddau. Dorothy Taylor, Richard Forrest, Henry Fipps and Dorothy Cambell, personalty. Son Richard, ex. Test: Wm. Goldstone, Danl. Beall, Jane Beck. 4. 97.



Faning, John, Charles Co., 9th Dec., 1684; 16th Apr., 1685. To child. (unnamed) of James and Alice Walker, land, not named. To son Benonie at 18 yrs of age, 350 A., part of a tract in Balto. Co. To daus. Eliza: and Mary at 16 yrs. of age, and hrs., residue of sd. tract. To wife Jane, execx., 100 A., “Faning's Venture;” 60 A., “Ocbridge,” and 200 A., “Mole's Venture,” in Charles Co. In event of death of sd. wife without issue, lands afsd. to be equally divided among child. afsd. Test: Jno. Warland, Jno. Brown, Jno. Elmes, Susanna Slipshim. 4. 98.



Warren, Thomas, Kent Co., 19th Dec., 1684; 28th Mch., 1685. Wife Eliza:, execx. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Jno. Bowles, Wm. Sheales, Robt. Clarke. 4. 99.



Willcocks, Henry, 9th Nov., 1684; 25th Apr., 1685. To Sibilla Johnson and Mary Underwood, personalty. Wife Mary, execx. and residuary legatee of estate; real and personal; she to have care of children. To son Henry, estate at death of wife afsd. Test: Robt. Certaine, Saml. Randall, Jas. Gibson. 4. 100.



Blangy, Lewis, Calvert Co., 12th Nov., 1684; 26th Mch., 1684-5. To eld. son Lewis, “Upper Deale,” 300 A., “Bennett's Addition;” “Forest Lodge,” 212 A., “Crinny Creek,” on Kent Island. To son Jacob, 250 A. in Cecil Co., 50 A., “Little Neck,” on Kent Island. To son-in-law John Wells, “Turkhill,” “Kent Island” and “France.” To brother Jacob Blangy, of London, above-named tracts in event of death of all devisees named without issue. Child. to be of age at 18 yrs. To Lewis de Roch Bruin, Philip Conner, Mary Wells and Andrew Abington, personalty. To wife Mary, execx., residue of personal estate. Test: Jno. Downes, Jas. Miller, Peter Parsons. 4. 101.



Allumby, George, Talbot Co., 17th Oct., 1684; 24th Nov., 1684. To Thomas Anderson and hrs., and Henry Parrott, personalty. Dau. Dorothy and hrs., execx. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal, at 17 yrs. of age or marriage. Testator desires to be buried by side of dec'd son George. Test: Walter Quinton, Richard Steevens, Thos. Dellahay. 4. 102.



Bennet, William, of England, 3rd Oct., 1684; 23rd Dec., 1684. Sisters Mary and Margaret, sole legatees of estate at discretion of father, James. Test: Jos. Wiggott, Jno. Viner, Wm. Buckley, Thos. Coker. 4. 103.



Hitchcocke, William, Calvert Co., 4th Feb., 1684; 28th Mch., 1685; To sons William and Christopher and hrs., “Hitchcocke's Fortune” at 17 yrs. of age. To wife Mary, execx., and hrs., afsd. land in event of death of sd. sons without issue. Test: Jno. Cobreath, Wm. Davis, Robt. Sparke. 4. 104.



Robbinson, Henry, Calvert Co., 11th Jan., 1684; 23rd Feb., 1684. Sarah, wife of John Reynolds, and hrs., execx. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Jno. Hunt, Henry Simons, Jno. Pipping. 4. 105.



Thomas, William, St. Mary's Co., 2nd Jan., 1684; 26th Mch., 1685. To wife Eliza: execx., “Newinton” during life. To son Thomas and hrs., sd. plantation at death of wife afsd.; to be of age at 18 yrs. To dau. Sarah and hrs., 130 A., part of “Bachelor's Rest.” To unborn child and hrs., residue of “Bachelor's Rest” after death of Grace Brewer, sister of testator. In event of death of any child survivors to inherit deceased's portion. To Mary Dorrill and hrs., entire estate, should child. afsd. die without issue. Test: Wm. Norris, Jno. Bullock, Francis Hayden, Jno. Payler. 4. 107.



Bishop, William, Talbot Co., 17th Feb., 1684; 9th May, 1685. To brother Gregory Salter and sister Joan Salter, and her hrs., “Kent Plantation” on Kent Island. To brother Richard Bishop, Sr., in trust for his sons, Richard and William, “Wood's Plantation;” also to sd. brother absolutely, land on Back Ck. To Richard, Jr., afsd. “Kent Plantation” should sister Joan not come into the province or die without issue. To Griffith Thomas, land (unnamed). To Thomas Malve, 200 A. (unnamed). To Walter Jones, 50 A. (unnamed). To Eliza: Salter, land (unnamed). To Abraham Halls, land (unnamed). To Thomas Seaward, Sr., “Tippings's Plantation.” To Nicholas Clouds, “Bishopstone.” To godson Richard Chaffe and hrs., 200 A. on Hambleton Branch. To Michael and Thomas, sons of Thomas Seaward, and hrs., “Bishopsfield” and “Dangerfield.” To brother John, the poor of the parish, Alice and Mary Jones, daus. of Walter Jones, Samuel Cumbar, when of age, Frances Wood, widow of William Wood, and Joan his dau., personalty. Exs.: Cous. Thos. Seaward, Nich. Clouds. Test: Thos. Broff, Jno. Jackson, Thos. Bayley. 4. 106.



Reade, John, Calvert Co., 16th Mch., 1684; 24th Apr., 1685. To Mary Glomer and Eliza: Hinderson, personalty. Nicholas Buttram, ex. and residuary legatee. Test: Susan Wotten, Darby Havah, David Vahhan. Barbary Wadsworth. 4. 110.



Nutthall, James, 28th Apr., 1685; 12th June, 1685. To wife Mary, execx., 1/5 of personalty. son James, all land and 1/5 of personalty. son dau. Eliza:, 1/5 of personalty, at 16 yrs. of age. son dau. Mary, 1/5 of personalty at 16 yrs. of age. son wife's 2 sons, John and James Boulton, 1/5 of personalty at 21 yrs. of age. To John, son of brother John Nutthall, 200 A., residue of lands to daus. and stepsons of testator, sd. son James dying during minority. Test: Richd. Charelet, Robt. Dour, Cor. Watkinson. 4. 110.



Gill, John, Hunting Creek, Calvert Co., -- -- --; -- -- --. To Eliza:, dau. of John Johnson of Hunting Creek, personalty. Martha Morris, hau. of Martha Dossey, execx. and residuary legatee. Test: Hanna Cosden, Jas. Dossey, Philip Ryan. 4. 111.



Chandler, William, Col., 20th Mch., 1684; 18th May, 1685. To son William at age, and hrs., 1,000 A. home plantation, 300 A. adjoining sd. plantation, and 200 A., part of “Greene Spring.” To son Richard at age, and hrs., 250 A., “Round Hill,” and 200 A., “Old Woman's Branch.” To daus. Jane, Anne, and Mary, at 16 yrs. of age, 400 A., residue of “Green Spring.” To wife Mary, execx., personalty. Test: Sam'l Luckett, Jno. Lemaire, Owen Newen. 4. 112.



Omealy, Bryan, Talbot Co., 2nd Jan., 1684; 24th Mch., 1685. To wife Mary, during minority of son Bryan, plantation, and 100 A. “Poplar Well” during life. To dau. Susanna, 500 A., “Bachelor's Range Addition.” To dau. Isabella, “Galloway” and “Bachelor's Range.” To dau. Sarah and hrs., 100 A., “Poplars Level.” To daus. Mary, Sarah, Susanna, and Isabella, all lands afsd. in event of death of son Bryan without issue. To Abraham Morgaine and hrs., 400 A., “Boheme.” To brother Ralph Fishburn and hrs., 1/2 of plantation which belonged to testator's wife in exchange for 350 A., “Dogwood,” to be given to testator's dau. Mary and hrs. To wife Mary and 3 child. by her, personalty. To Wm. Mountaine, Andrew Towtailes, Margaret Willcocks and poor Quakers, personalty. Exs.: Wife Mary, Ralph Fishborn, Abraham Morgain, Jno. Edmondson, Wm. Dixson, Wm. Sharpe. Test: Jas. Benson, Thos. Platry, Jno. Fryor, Owen Jones. 4. 114.



Loughlin, Anthony, St. Mary's Co., 20th Nov., 1684; 23rd Feb., 1684. To wife Margaret, 1/3 of estate, real and personal, during life. To son Anthony, residue of land during life of mother, and to inherit all land at her death. Sd. son to be of age at 18 yrs. To dau. Mary, personalty at 15 yrs. of age. In event of death of either child without hrs., survivor to inherit entire estate. To John Mouran and hrs., estate afsd. in event of death of child. without issue. To the Catholic Priest personalty. Exs.: Richd. Gardner, Jno. Heard. Test: Anthony Murty, Wm. Farthing„ Jno. Bright, Thos. Sigsworth. 4. 116.



Best, John, Talbot Co., 12th Mch., 1684; 25th Apr., 1685. Charles Hollingsworth, ex. and sole legatee. Test: Wm. Hollinsworth, Mary Houghton, Henry Robinson. 4. 118.



Billingsley, George, Upper Norfolk, Va., 21st Dec., 1681; 13th Feb., 1681. To sister Eliza:, wife of Thomas Jordan, and her hrs., plantation in Va. To sisters Mourning and Margrett, sd. plantation in event of death of sister Eliza: without issue. To sister Mourning and hrs., 300 A. in Calvert Co. To sister Margrett at age, and hrs., 500 A., part of “Billingsley's Point.” To Barnaby Kearne and hrs., 200 A., residue of “Billingsley's Point;” also certain money left testator by grandmother Agatha Billingsley of Rotterdam. To Sarah Bainbrig and hrs., Patrick Coven and hrs., and Capt. John Cobreath, personalty. Overseers: Barnaby Kerne, Thos. Bainbrig. Test: Jno. Brassieur, Jno. Carter, Jas. Sumner, Henry Mills. 4. 118.



Hemsley, William, Sr., Talbot Co., 26th Feb., 1684; -- -- --. To wife Judith, execx., personalty. To dau. Penelope and sons Charles, Philemon, Vincent, and William, land and personaltty. In event of death of sd. sons without issue, dau. Penelope to inherit their land, and personalty to be divided among rest of surviving child. of testator. To granddau. Judith Clayland, certain land provisionally. To Jas. Davis, personalty. To wife and 4 young. child. (unnamed), residue of personalty. Test: Geo. Matterey, Anne Matterey, Wm. Beckett. 4. 121.



Hudson, Robert, (nunc.), Herring Creek, Poplar Hundred, 26th Nov., 1684; 22nd Jan., 1684. John Sikes, sole legatee. Ex. not named. Test: Ignatius Warren, Thos. Warren, Mary Warren, Jno. Bryan. 4. 121.



Soney, Joseph, Kent County, 22nd June, 1674; 20th Mch., 1685. To negro Sherry Wansley, ex., and hrs., 200 A., “Addition.” To William Berry, “Guney” and “Gotham.” To child. (unnamed) of brother Thomas, personalty; to be consigned to Francis Soney in London. Overseers: Wm. Berry, Jno. Copland, Wm. Winsmore, Wm. Corter. Test: Peter Brawcombe, Geo. Bayley. 4. 122.



Arnell, Richard, Anne Arundel Co., 27th May, 1683; 24th Apr., 1684. To wife Martha, execx., “Cumberstone” during widowhood. To son Samuel, sd. plantation in event of his mother's marriage; to be of age at 18 yrs. To daus. Sarah and Eliza:, personalty, at age. Overseers: Brother Samuel Thomas, brother Edward Talbot, Wm. Richardson, Benj. Lawrence. Test: Jacob Lusby, Jno. Robeson, Wm. Edwards. 4. 123.



Abbott, George, Calvert Co., 14th Nov., 1684; 20th July, 1685. To sons Thomas, George, John, and William, 1,000 A., “Abbott's Chance,” equally. If any son die without hrs., dau. Frances. to inherit his share of sd. tract. To son Samuel, 400 A., “Elizabeth” and “Norock;” sd. lands to pass to his eld. brothers afsd. in event of his death without hrs. To wife (unnamed), execx., personal estate. Test: Saml. Holdsworth, Jno. Manning, Jno. Holdsworth. 4. 124.



Rumsey, James, Calvert Co., 2nd May, 1685, 19th Aug., 1685. To wife Anne, execx., and hrs., estate, real and personal, including “Landover.” Test: John Bigger, Richd. Jenkins, Hanna Coe. 4. 125.



Boone, Thomas, Kent Co., 21st Jan., 1682; 27th May, 1685. To Margaret, dau. of William Haris, and hrs., all lands and plantations at 16 yrs. of age. Wm. Harris, ex. and residuary legatee. Test: David Arbuthnott, Hans Hanson, Martha Hanson, John Shepheard. 4. 125.



Bankes, Thomas, Calvert Co., 10th Nov., 1684; 23rd July, 1685. To Charles and Margaret Beckwith, Bartholomew Smalljones, Charles Smallcove, and hrs., sister Anne Tomson of London, and John Hales, personalty. Wife Anne, execx. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Richd. Keene, Edward Molins, Wm. English. 4. 126.



Chapman, Robert, Kent Co., 3rd Apr., 1685; 11th Oct., 1685. To Thomas and William, child. of Walter and Eliza: Tally, at 21 yrs. of age, and hrs., 220 A., part of “Hinchingham,” bought of Edward Lloyd. To Walter Tally, Jr., sd. land in event of death of his brothers, Thomas and William afsd., without issue. To John, George, and Mary Tally, personalty. Ex. Walter Tally, Sr. Test: M. Miller, Ebenezer Blackistone, Richd. Louder, Jno. Persifull. 4. 128.



Cullis, James, Charles Co., 28th Jan., 1684; 24th Apr., 1685. To eld. dau. Barbara and young. dau. Mary, personalty. Wife Barbara, execx. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Francis Cholmly, Wm. Slamaker, Richd. Garforth. 4. 128.



Cox, Thomas, Talbot Co., 21st Feb., 1684; 20th May, 1685. To child., viz., Thomas, Jr., William, Hanna, and Sarah, 150 A., (unnamed) equally. Wife Sarah, execx. and residuary legatee. Test: John Robins, Richd. Holland, Richd. Williams. 4. 129.



Conner, Edward, Calvert Co., 28th Oct., 1684; 6th Dec., 1684. To son Thomas at 18 yrs. of age, and hrs., 350 A. bought of Bartholomew Ennalls. [Page 152] To sister Eliza: Smithseck, sd. estate in event of death of son Thomas afsd. without issue. Ex. Barth. Ennalls. Overseers: Jno. Brookes, Chas. Hutchins. Test: Jno. Sorrell, Humphrey Mould, Frances Molle. 4. 130.





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