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

Pages 166-179

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.

Hawker, Thomas, Cecil Co., 5th Oct., 1683; 17th Feb., 1685. To wife Dorothy, execx., life interest in estate. To son Thomas and hrs., “Do Neck,” “Warton Meadow,” and land on Farlo. To dau. Sarah, sd. land in event of death of son Thomas without issue, and home plantation; sd. plantation to pass to son Thomas and hrs. should dau. Sarah die without issue. To Richard Pullin and Edward Tomscler, sd. estate should both child. afsd. die without issue. Test: Benj. Grundry, Jno. Read, Richd. Kinwood. 4. 293.

Webb, Edward, Talbot Co11th Nov., 1685; 1st Jan., 1685. To dau. Eliza: Ceamp and hrs., 50 A., “Bowlton.” To dau. Mary and hrs., at 16 yrs. of age, personalty. To sons Edmond and William and hrs., home plantation equally; should either die, survivor to inherit his portion. In event of death of both sons without issue, dau. Eliza: Ceamp (Cemp) afsd. and hrs., to inherit sd. plantation. Sons Edmond and William, exs. and residuary legatees. Test: Geo. Collison, Eliza: Collison, Anne Claiton. 4. 206.

Dundasse, George (nunc.)18th Mch., 1676; 31st Mch., 1676. Wife (unnamed), sole legatee. Ex. not named. Test: Jno. Hepworth, Edward Fisher. 5. 1.

Stookeley, James, Calvert Co., 8th Feb., 1675; 4th Apr., 1676. To brother Olliver, George Bushey, Jr., and Anne Bushey, Jr., personalty. Wife Mary, execx. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Jas. Rumsey, Anne Bigger. 5. 2.

Powell, John, 27th Dec., 1675; 5th Apr., 1675. To Martha Ives, Susan Frasell, Philip Maccanide, Thomas Edmunds and Bruen Radford, personalty. Thomas Hacker, ex. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Geo. Wharton, Wm. Galloway. 5. 2.

Neale, William, Anne Arundel Co., 4th Dec., 1675; 15th Mch., 1676. To son Jona: at age, and hrs., home plantation. To unborn child, if male, sd. plantation in event of death of Jona: without issue. If sd. child be female, plantation to pass to dau. Providence in event of death of Jona: afsd. without issue. To daus. Providence and Susanna, personalty. Wife Susanna, execx. and residuary legatee. Test: Ralph Hawkins, Jno. Kyll, Jas. Loyd. 5. 3.

Morley, Joseph, Anne Arundel Co., 4th Apr., 1672; 13th Feb., 1674. Robert Procter and John Gather, exs. and legatees of entire estate, real and personal. Test: Jas. Chillcott, Barth: Ingrobrettson. 5. 4.

Gardner, Edward, Anne Arundel Co., 9th Oct., 1675; 10th Mch., 1676. To Dorothy Bruton and hrs., plantation. To Mary Bruton, 110 A., adjg. John Howard's land. To Katharine Eaton, Richard Warfield, Eliza: Bruton, personalty. Ex. Capt. Richard Hill. Test: Cor. Howard, Peter Bond. 5. 5.

Hawkins, John, Anne Arundel Co., 3rd Feb., 1670; 17th Mch., 1676. Wife Mary, execx. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Jno. Teague, Thos. Hooker, Josh. Shaller. 5. 6.

Sullivant, Jeremiah, 24th Feb., 1675; 7th April, 1676. To John Sams, “Kingsale.” To Mr. Lane, Daniel Macardye, Edward Mason and Edward Griffith, personalty. Wife (unnamed) residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. Ex. not named. Test: Richd. Wells, Robt. Pare. 5. 7.

Howerton, John, Anne Arundel Co., 19th Mch., 1675; 7th Apr., 1676. To Richard Dowres and Thomas Smith, estate, real and personal, in trust for testator's child. (minors), viz., John, William, and Mary. Test: Geo. Buttler, Henry Bennett, Richd. Webb. 5. 8.

Cussen, Cussine, William, Calvert Co., 20th Mch., 1676; 8th Apr., 1676. Robert Blinckhorne, ex. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Wm. Tailor, Jas. Veitch. 5. 9.

Jones, Jenkin, St. Mary's Co., 15th Dec., 1675; 21st Feb., 1675. Thos. King, ex. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Edward Maddock, Hammond Norton. 5. 10.

Wilson, George, 24th May, 1675; 1st Mch., 1675. To sons Peter and James, exs., and hrs., deed of gift of land and plantation, dated May 15th, 1671, ratified. To dau. Eliza: young. son John, and unborn child, personalty. To wife Winifred, personal property. Overseers: Wm. Peerce, Abraham Strand, Richd. Thornton, Wm. Southbee. Test: Thos. Barton, Jeffrey Tomson. 5. 13.

Baxter, Thomas, 25th Feb., 1675; 12th Apr., 1676. To wife Hanna, execx., personalty. To dau. Hanna, personalty. To son Thomas, “Upper Blunt Point.” To son Roger, home plantation. Test: Jno. Meggison, Thos. Cooper. 5. 14.

Jones, Cornelius, (nunc.) Calvert Co., -- -- --; 17th Apr., 1676. To Charles Adams and John Turner, personalty. Samuel Vynes and his dau., Mary, residuary legatees of estate, real and personal; they dying without issue, estate to pass to George and Phibie Adams. Ex. not named. Test: Richd. Drury, Humphrey Watersworth. 5. 15.

Hunt, Robert, St. Mary's Co., 13th Apr., 1676; 20th Apr., 1676. To Anne Murphy, personalty. Robert Carvill, ex. and residuary legatee of estate (personal). Test: Saml. Cooksey, Robt. Bing. 5. 16.

Cooke, John, 7th Feb., 1675; 21st Apr., 1676. To son Thomas, 2/3 of plantation. To son John, 1/3 of plantation. To dau. Margaret Russell, son Edward Russell, and to John Russell, personalty. Ex. not named. Test: Peter Carwardin, Wm. Stevens, Jno. Dugings. 5. 17.

Rawlins, Eliza, widow of Nicholas Rawlins, (nunc.) -- -- --; 21st Apr., 1676. To Eliza: Mackey, estate in trust for testatrix's child (unnamed). Test: Eliza: Wilmer. 5. 18.

Dent, Thomas, St. Mary's Co., 28th Mch., 1676; 21st Apr., 1676. To son William and hrs., “Westbury Manor” and part of land at Nanjemy, Charles Co. To son Thomas and hrs., residue of sd. land at Nanjemy, Charles Co. To sons Peter and George, and hrs., “Gisbrough” and “Brothers' Joint Interest” in Charles Co., equally. To dau. Margaret and hrs., 1 A. in St. Mary's Co. To wife Rebecca, execx., and hrs., land on Portobacco Clifts, Charles Co. Test: Wm. Hatton, Wm. Harper. 5. 19.

Forrest, Helena, St. Mary's Co., -- -- --; 24th Apr., 1676; To dau. Eliza: Dundasse, widow of George Dundasse, execx., entire estate to be divided among her child. (unnamed). Test: Henry Phippes. 5. 21.

Brummale, Richard, Calvert Co., 16th Apr., 1676; 26th Apr., 1676. Wife Joyce, execx. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal, including 100 A. at Hunting Ck., Calvert Co. Test: Richd. Farrow, Saml. Vynes, Alice Chessick. 5. 21.

Mill, William, Calvert Co., 13th Mch., 1676; 26th Apr., 1676. To wife Tibitha, execx., life interest in estate. To eld. son William and hrs., “Dunbarre” and “Faddington.” To 2nd John and hrs., and unborn child, if male, “Trenent.” In event of death of any of afsd. sons, survivor or survivors to inherit deceased's portion equally. To daus. (unnamed), personalty. Overseers: Alex. Magrouder, Saml. Tayler, Ninian Bell. Test: Robt. Lindsay, Robt. Fowkes, Richd. Chafey. 5. 23.

Harrington, John, 15th Mch., 1675; 16th May, 1676. To Roman Catholic Church, personalty. To brother-in-law Morgan Jones and his wife (unnamed) and his daughter-in-law Eliza: Davis, residue of estate equally. Ex. not named. Test: Wm. Jarrett. 5. 25

Taylor, John, (nunc.), Baltimore Co., 5th Apr., 1676; 19th May, 1676. To sons Arthur, James and Robert, and dau. Eliza:, personalty. To grandchild., viz., 2 of Richard Sims' child. and 1 of Richard Windley's personalty in event of death of dau. Eliza: afsd. under age or without issue. Ex., son Arthur afsd. Test: Wm. Westbury, Jno. Spinke. 5. 26.

Medley, George, (nunc.), St. Mary's Co., -- -- --; 22nd May, 1678. To brother William and sister Anne, Thomas Kirtley, Joseph Hardin, John Brown, and Roman Catholic Church, personalty. Brother John, ex. and hr. Test: Richd. Gary, Jos. Harding. 5. 27.

Cox, Thomas, Calvert Co., 23rd Feb., 1675. 19th May, 1676. Wife Anne, and hrs., of Laycocke, Wiltshire, Eng., legatees of entire estate, real and personal. In event of death of sd. wife without issue, estate to pass to child of testator's sister (all unnamed). Exs.: Richd. Hall, Geo. Lingan. Test: Wm. Jenkins, Geo. Cole, Henry Cole. 5. 28.

Grosse, John, Anne Arundel Co., 4th Dec., 1675; 18th Apr., 1676. To brother Roger and hrs., land on which he lives; also tract on Miles R. To brother William at 21 yrs. of age, and hrs., plantation on Wye R.; to revert to brother Roger and hrs. should sd. William die without issue. To sister Eliza:, wife of Richard Snowden, 400 A. on Wye R. To sister Frances at 16 yrs. of age, and hrs., 250 A. on Miles R. Ex. Jno. Watkin. Test: Nich. Selby, Jno. Carpenter. 5. 30.

Prince, Caesar, Baltimore Co., 5th Nov., 1675; 25th May, 1676. To Sarah Harmer, personalty. John Standsby and John Powell, exs. and residuary legatees. Test: Sarah Putteford, Eliza: Humphreys. 5. 34.

Crouche, John, 24th Apr., 1676; 16th May, 1676. Wife Jane, execx, and sole legatee of estate, real and personal, including land in Va. due testator as hr. Test: Geo. Higonbotham, Jno. Willis. 5. 35.

Birckhead, Christopher, Anne Arundel Co., -- -- --; 26th May, 1676. Will made in Eng. Son Nehemiah, ex. Test: Col. Saml. Chew. 5. 36.

Barwell, Francis, 11th May, 1676; 26th May, 1676. Eliza: Royall, execx. and sole legatee. Test: Francis Sourton, Henry Williams. 5. 37.

Spencer, Water, Chester River, Kent Co., 14th Apr., 1675; 12th Jan., 1675. To Henry Hosier, Cornelius Acomagies, and John Bowles, exs., entire estate, real and personal, in trust for testator's son Charles, aged 1 yr. Test: Morgan Jones, Edward Freyes. 5. 37.

Bowles, John, Charles Co., 8th Apr., 1675; 25th Apr., 1676. To neph. James Tyer, ex., and hrs., 500 A., “Bowles' Purchase,” plantation, 700 A. “O'Neal's Desert” in St. Mary's Co., and 500 A., “Bowlstone.” To George Newman, Jr., son of George Newman of Charles Co., and hrs., afsd. “Bolstone” in event of death of sd. James without issue. Test: Thos. Harris, Jno. Taylor, Henry Adams. 5. 39.

Collier, William, Anne Arundel Co., 8th Apr., 1676; 10th June, 1676. To Augustine Skinner, Richard Gott, Abell Hill, and kinsman Robert Francklin, Sr., personalty. To Robert Francklin, Jr., ex., 129 A. on Herring Ck. Test: Fitzallen Compton, Wm. Webb, Stephen Sebastian. 5. 42.

Slade, William, Anne Arundel Co., 15th May, 1675; 5th June, 1675. To son William and hrs., 200 A. on Patapsco R. To dau. Mary and hrs., home plantation and 100 A., “Wolfe Neck.” To dau. Eliza:, “The Quarter.” To dau. Anne and Henry Lewis, Jr., personalty. Exs.: Dr. Henry Lewis, Jno. Rix. Test: Henry Lewis, Mary Lewis. 5. 45.

Hoges, Symon, Anne Arundel Co., 25th Mch., 1676; 20th June, 1676. To Thomas Docton, Jr., son of Thomas Docton, Anne Arundel Co. and hrs., 150 A. on Nansemond R. at 18 yrs. of age. To Michael, son of Thomas Cowling, sd. land should Thomas Docton, Jr., die without issue. To John Cowling of Nansemond, Va., to Michael and Naomi, child. of Thomas Cowling, personalty. Ex.: Thomas Docton, Sr., during minority of Thomas, Jr. Test: Robt. Fittins, Thos. Harris. 5. 48.

Pott, John, 9th Apr., 1675; 4th July, 1676. To dau. Bridget and hrs., 200 A., part of “Mt. Pleasant.” To wife Hanna, execx., residue of “Mt. Pleasant” during life; to descend to son John at death of wife afsd. To son John, land on s. side Spring Branch and all estate not in this province. Child. to be of age at 18 yrs. or marriage. Overseers: Nath. Truman, Tobias Norton, Geo. Lingan. Test: Nich. Terrett, James Williams, Francis Swinfen. 5. 50.

Armiger, Thomas, Baltimore Co., 4th Mch., 1675; 22d May, 1676. Dau. Sarah, sole legatee of estate. To daughter-in-law Jane Trippers and Thomas Preston, ex., estate equally, should sd. Sarah die without issue. Test: Jas. Collier, Cor. Buys, Thos. Preston. 5. 52.

Ceely, Thomas, of Cornwall, Eng.,and St. Mary's Co., 1st July, 1676; 20th July, 1676. To father and mother (unnamed), brother William Ceely, sisters Jane, Honor, Katherine and Anne Ceely, sister Honor Pridaux, Judith Quarme, wife of kinsman Robert Quarme, Judith and Honor Quarme, aunt Jane Prade, and Charles Boscaeen, personalty. Brother Peter, and hrs., ex. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. Overseer: Jno. Coode. Test: Wm. West, Henry King. 5. 53.

Farlun, Patrick, (nunc.), Charles Co., 19th May, 1676; 17th July, 1676. Charles Casey of Charles Co., sole legatee of estate. Ex. not named. Test: Thos. O'Bryan, Barbary Chesson. 5. 56.

Parremore, John, of Pocketty Norton, 6th Feb., 1675; 15th Jan., 1676. To son Arnold, plantation and “Weetuxtion.” To wife Mary, eld. son Thomas, sons John and Richard, personalty. To granddau. Jane Henson, personalty. Test: Alex. Younger, Thos. Pranell. 5. 57.

Hill, Roger, Baltimore Co., 22d Dec., 1675; 3d Mch., 1676. To Arthur Taylor and Robert Gates, personalty. Richard, son of William Simmes, residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. Ex. not named. Test: Edward Stone, Henry Rowes. 5. 58.

Roe, Edward, Talbot Co., 4th Mch., 1675; 3d July, 1676. To Thomas Duncan, son of testator's wife, and hrs., “Bachelor's Plantation,” bought of Thomas Phillips, Island Ck. To Anne Gorsuch and rest of Richard Gorsuch's child. personalty. To wife Mary, 1/2 real estate during widowhood. To dau. Eliza: and hrs., 1/2 real estate during widowhood of her mother, and entire estate at marriage or death of her mother. Sd. estate to pass to Thomas Duncan afsd.; should sd. Eliza: die without hrs. Exs.: Wife Mary, Capt. Philemon Lloyd, Capt. Peter Sayer, Richd. Gorsuch. Test: Thos. Alexander, Wm. Phelps, Thos. Morris, Jos. Hicks. 5. 59.

Clements, John, Talbot Co., 5th Oct., 1675; 3d Aug., 1676. To wife Mary, 1/2 of estate. To eld. son Thomas and other sons and daus. (unnamed), residue of estate equally at age; sons of age at 21 yrs. and daus. at 18 yrs. In event of death of any child or child. under age, deceased's portion to be divided among male survivors. Exs.: Wm. Ford, Dorchester Co., Edward Roe, Thos. Taylor, and Wm. Stevens, Jr., of Talbot Co. Test: Edward Man, Jno. Gordon, Wm. Crosse. 5. 63.

Wright, John, 31st Mch., 1675; 4th Sept., 1676. To dau. Katherine, personalty. Wife Katherine, execx., and son John, residuary legatee. Test: Jno. Underwood, Nich. Brodaway. 5. 67.

Moore, Richard, Kent Co., 4th Apr., 1676; 5th May, 1676. To wife (unnamed), personal property. To 2 minor child. (unnamed), residue of estate, real and personal. Exs.: Wm. Lawrence, Isaac Winchester. Test: Jno. Peace, Jno. Atkinson. 5. 68.

Morgan, William, Cecil Co., 9th Feb., 1675; 15th May, 1676. To wife Martha and son John entire estate; son to be of age at 17 yrs. Ex. not named. Test: Geo. Wharton, Wm. Welsh. 5. 69.

Mackart, John, 11th Jan., 1675; 17th Apr., 1676. To wife Eliza:, execx., personal property and plantation, 200 A., on St. Clement's Bay during minority of dau. Agnes, sd. dau. to be of age at 16 yrs. To Eliza: Philip and hrs., sd. estate should dau. die under age or without issue. To Eliza:, dau. of John Bullock, personalty. Test: Jno. Bullock, Colline Mackenzie, Jos. Rumsey. 5. 69.

Hill, Margaret, Kent Island, 27th Apr., 1676; 20th May, 1676. To Thomas Warren, ex., 300 A., “Hillstone” on Langford Bay. To Edward Jones at age, land on Kent Island. To Eliza: Roe, Richard Jones, Alice Miller, and Mary Walton, personalty. Test: Mary Ellsmore, Nightingall Roe. 5. 71.

Clarke, Neale, Anne Arundel Co., 26th Sept., 1675; 3rd July, 1678. To wife Rachel, execx., entire estate during widowhood or until sons attain age of 18 yrs. To son Samuel and hrs., home plantation. To son Richard and hrs., 400 A. of “Clarke's Inheritance” on South R. To 3 daus. (unnamed), sd. lands equally in event of death of sons afsd. without issue. Test: Richd. Sidebottom, Geo. Ardes. 5. 73.

Singleton, John, Talbot Co., 3rd May, 1676; 4th July, 1676. To Obdurd Johnson, personalty. To 2 kinswomen, Mary and Judith Hawden, execxs., residue of estate, real and personal. Overseers: Henry Willcocks, Chas. Hollinsworth. Test: Thos. Norris, Walter Rowles, Thos. Young. 5. 75.

Ackwoorth, Richard, Somerset Co., 20th Jan., 1675; 9th Sept., 1676. To son Richard, 660 A. on Manokin R. To son Thomas, 400 A. on Nanticoke R. To son Henry, 300 A. on Roecosticoe and 200 A. on Barren Ck. To unborn child, if male, 100 A. at mouth of Barren Ck., and rights for 200 A. Sons to be of age at 20 yrs. To John Marlow and Matthew Dorman, personalty. To wife Anne, execx., dower rights. To sons and daus. (unnamed) equally, residue of estate. Test: Henry Beauchamp, Jno. Webb. 5. 76.

Owen, John, Cecil Co., 2nd Mch., 1675; 6th June, 1676. To father John of London, 300 A., “George's Town.” To George Eades and John James, personalty. Thomas Matthews, ex., and Martha his wife, residuary legatees. Test: Jno. Dickson, Mary Mills. 5. 78.

Midlefield, Thomas, (nunc.), Cecil Co., 24th May, 1676; 10th Sept., 1676. Wife (unnamed), sole legatee. Ex. not named. Test: Jno. Miles, Philida Shakely. 5. 79.

Conningham, John, of Glasgow, Scotland, 11th Aug., 1676; 16th Sept., 1676. To sister Agnes, aunts Anne Blayce and Jane Conningham, and neph. Daniel Conningham, entire estate. In event of death of any of the afsd. legatees, deceased's portion bequeathed to brother William Conningham and hrs. Exs.: Jno. Watson, Thos. Carlyle. Test: Jno. Wynne, Wm. Dant, Robt. Ridgely. 5. 80.

Carpender, William, 1st July, 1676; -- -- --Cornelius Howard, ex. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Jno. Marshall, Ellinor Smith. 5. 82.

Anderson, John, Calvert Co., 1st Mch., 1675; 25th Sept., 1676. To wife Mary, execx., and unborn child and hrs. of sd. child, estate, real and personal. Overseers: Wm. Jenkins and brother Robert Done. Test: Wm. Head, Henry Norman. 5. 82.

Matthews, Thomas, Charles Co., 9th Jan., 1675; 11th Mch., 1676. To wife Jane, execx., 300 A. “Huckleberry Swamp” or “Beckley,” in Charles Co.; 400 A. St. Helen's and “Matthews' Hope” at St. Helen's; also personalty for the use of herself and testator's children. To son Thomas and hrs., 700 A., part of tract on Mattawoman Branches. To dau. Mary, wife of Capt. Boreman, and hrs., part of tract afsd. given to son Thomas, and 255 A., “Hill Freehold” at St. Mary's. Test: Ignatius Caussin, Marke Lankford. 5. 83.

Pooll, John, 8th Apr., 1676; 2d. Oct., 1676. To wife Sarah and hrs., 1/2 entire estate. To dau. Sarah, personalty. To son John, residue of estate. Ex. not named. Test: Abraham Boudwell, Robt. Cooke. 5. 86.

Carre, John, Cecil, Co., 30th Jan., 1675; 2d. Oct., 1676. To wife Peternella, execx., and child. (unnamed) estate, real and personal. Test: Henry Ward, Edward Pinne. 5. 86.

Morgan, John, Cecil Co., 23d Feb., 1675; 20th June, 1676. To Cous. Benjamin Pache, personalty. Wife Eliza:, execx. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal, absolutely. Test: John Denning, Henry Gill, Edward Williams. 5. 87.

Taylor, Daniel, Anne Arundel Co., 18th Aug., 1676; -- -- --To Anne, wife of Peter Barnett, personalty. To Anne, Barnett, dau. of Peter Barnett, 110 A., “Cherry's Neck” on South R. To sister Anne and hrs., residue of estate, real and personal; also land bequeathed to Anne Barnett, should she die under 16 yrs. of age. Exs.: Peter Barnett, Richd. Beard, Jr. Test: Saml. Butterfield, Wm. Jones. 5. 90.

Goodrick, George, Charles Co., 25th July, 1673; -- -- --To sons Robert and Francis, exs., 600 A. (unnamed) equally. To dau. -- Stapleford, grandson Charles Stapleford, dau. --- Gunby, and granddau. Constant Gunby, personalty. Test: Thos. Mathews, Ignatius Caussin. 5. 91.

Green, John, Charles Co., 27th Jan., 1675; 5th Oct., 1676. To John Allen, 300 A. (unnamed). To William Dean, 200 A. (unnamed). To William Stanerd, 100 A. (unnamed). To Richard Robinson and Joyce Borbancks, 100 A. (unnamed). Exs.: Wm. Dean and Wm. Stanerd afsd. 5. 93.

Stone, Thomas, Charles Co., 24th Apr., 1676; 5th Oct., 1676. To wife Mary, execx., estate in trust for child. named below. To son Richard and hrs., plantation now leased by Symon Stevens, and part of “Pointon Manor” at 18 yrs. of age. To son William and hrs., residue of lands and plantation at 18 yrs. of age. In event of death of Richard, land to revert to son William. Test: Jno. Stone, Eliza Stone. 5. 94.

Barnes, Henry, Charles Co., 11th Oct., 1675; 5th Oct., 1676. To son Matthew Barnes, dau. Christian Barnes, sons Thomas, Francis and John Coster, and to Edmond Barnes, personalty. Wife Sarah, execx. Overseers: Robt. Robins, Chas. Culles. Test: Robt. Robins, Wm. Standford, Edward Barnes. 5. 95.

Stone, Matthew, Charles Co., 11th May, 1676; 5th Oct., 1676. Wife Margery, execx., and hrs., sole legatees of estate, real and personal. Test: Luke Green, Richd. Midgely, Chas. Cullis. 5. 97.

Archer, Humphrey, Talbot Co., 4th Oct., 1665 (1675); 25th Sept., 1676. To young. son (unnamed) of Ralph Dawson, born 1675, “Frishland.” To John, Margaret and Mabel, son and daus. of sd. Dawson, personalty. Ralph Dawson ex. and residuary legatee. Test: Alex. Laremore, Jno. Hunt. 5. 98.

Lee, John, Baltimore Co.7th Jan., 1675; 1st Aug., 1676. To son-in-law Charles Wood, 100 A. on n. side Bush R. Wife Florence, execx. and residuary legatee. Test: Jno. Stanesbey, Wm. Moore. 5. 100.

White, Guy, Calvert Co., 29th Sept., 1676; 21st Nov., 1676. To son Guy at 21 yrs. of age, and hrs., all real estate. To dau. Eliza: at 15 yrs. of age or marriage, personalty. To child. (unnamed) of William King, personalty. Wife Sarah, execx. Test: Jno. Halles, Wm. King.

Lawrence, Charles, Anne Arundel Co., 24th July, 1676; -- -- --. Andrew Roberts, ex. and sole legatee. Test: Chas. Loyd, Wm. Alcocke. 5. 103.

Ogdon, James, 7th Feb., 1675; -- -- --. To Jeremie Cox, Robert Connant and William Russell, personalty. George Wells, residuary legatee. Ex. not named. Test: Wm. Russell, Jeremie Cox, Robt. Connant. 5. 104.

Stiles, Nathaniel, Cecil Co., 19th Sept., 1676; 2nd Jan., 1676. Testator desires all estate, real and personal, including “Sutton Underhill,” to be sold. To Katharine, wife of Henry Stockett, personalty. To father Nathaniel and sisters Mary and Frances, proceeds of estate equally. Ex. Wm. Scrimshire. Overseers: Henry Stockett, of Anne Arundel Co., and Jno. Stanely, Cecil Co. Testator mentions John Hill and Francis Trippas, orphans of sd. Hill. Test: Jacob Singleton, Philip Hollieger. 5. 105.

Penroy, Margaret, Cecil Co., 12th Mch., 1675; 29th Nov., 1676. To William Giles, Eliza: Harvey, Kenelm Cheseldyn and Robert Ridgely, personalty. Anthony Copmany, ex. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal. Test: Jno. Makram, Richd. Harvey, Jno. Ireland. 5. 107.

Shiels, Thomas, Wickocomacco, Somerset Co., 16th Feb., 1674; 30th Nov., 1675. To son Thomas and hrs., 300 A., home plantation, at 18 yrs. of age. To son John and hrs., 100 A. in 2 patents. To dau. Eliza: Shiels, personalty. Test: Thos. Bloyer, Edward Davis. 5. 108.

Drewry, William, Anne Arundel Co., 22nd Aug., 1676; 30th Nov., 1676. To dau. Christian at 16 yrs. of age, and hrs., home plantation; also deed of gift of certain personalty, which was given to sd. dau. before testator's marriage with wife Alice, ratified. To wife Alice, personal property. To Stephen Gill, son of wife Alice, afsd., personalty. Ex. Jas. Rigby. Test: Matthias Stevenson, Jas. Martin. 5. 109.

Griffith, Owen, Dr., Calvert Co., 26th Oct., 1676; 30th Nov., 1676. To Anne, dau. of Henry Barents, Eliza:, dau. of Robert Harwood, Katharine Barents, Alice Oliver, and Anne Parcall, personalty. [Page 180] John Gary, Henry Barnes, and Francis Molden, exs. and residuary legatees of estate, real and personal. Test: Geo. Younge, Wm. Obrey. 5. 114.

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