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

Henry Wharton

Male Abt 1674 - 1746  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name Henry Wharton 
    Born Abt 1674  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Feb 1745/46  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I011708  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2018 

    Father Jesse Wharton,   b. Abt 1632, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1673, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Mother Mary Beck,   b. Bef 1655 
    Married Bef 1673  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02080  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Doyne,   b. Abt 1688, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1757, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 1705  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jesse Wharton,   b. Bef 1706,   d. 12 Nov 1753, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years)
     2. Mary Wharton,   b. Abt 1710, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1773, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     3. Elizabeth Wharton,   b. Abt 1712, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1781, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     4. Anne Wharton,   b. Bef 1714, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1778, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 66 years)
     5. Jane Wharton,   b. Abt 1715, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1757, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)
     6. Francis Wharton,   b. Bef 1720, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1748  (Age > 30 years)
     7. Henrietta Wharton,   b. Bef 1727, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1748, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 21 years)
     8. Eleanor Wharton,   b. Aft 1732, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1748, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 16 years)
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F01692  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WHARTON, HENRY, St Mary's Co. 26 Nov, 1745; 4 Feb, 1745/6
      Child.: ANN, ELEANOR, HENRY, FRANCIS, JESSE, ELIZABETH PILE, MARY, JANE.
      Bros.: WILLIAM and EDWARD DIGGS.
      JOSHUA DOYNE, mentioned.
      Joseph Pile, John Parnham; sons-in-law, exs.
      Wit: John Llewellen, Wm. Edly, Wm. Wincet 24. 282
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      Mr. Henry Wharton 32.86 SM 1838.0.11 Mar 5 1745/46
      Appraisers: Just. Jordan, Samuel Briscoe.
      Creditors: Thomas Midgley, George Plater.
      Next of kin: --sd. Wharton, Ann Wharton.
      Administrators/Executors: John Parnham, Joseph Pile.
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      Henry Wharton 23.315 A SM 1838.0.11 274.4.0 May 19 1747
      Sureties: Richard Ward Key, John Lewellen.
      Payments to: Dr. William McWilliams, James Mills, Thomas Modgley, Justin Jordan,
      Mr. Philip Key, John Lancaster, Col. George Plater, William Horner.
      Executor (surviving): Joseph Pile (of Charles County).
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      Robert Lee 29.191 I {CH} 26.10.4 Apr 14 1709
      Appraisers: Justinian Aylmer, William Willison.
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      Robert Lee 31.82 A CH 26.10.4 #2256 Feb 27 1709
      The amount of the inventory is equivalent to #6364.
      Received from: Mr. Henry Wharton.
      Payments to: Richard Harrison, Henry Wharton.
      Administratrix: Margret Lee.
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      Henry from First Wife Mary Beck

      Gust Skordas "The Early Settlers of Maryland" - An Indes of Names of Immigrants Compiled from Records of Land Patents. Lib 15, Folio 157 "Wife of Dr. Jesse Wharton. Patent for "Barbadoes," 1000 acres in Charles County, 1673
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      http://www.combs-families.org/combs/records/md/stmarys/stclements.htm
      On 1 Jul 1708, the 400 acre tract Notely Hall [sic] was surveyed for Henry WHARTON, "beg: at the mouth of a creek commonly called Bramly Cr & on the north side of said Cr and by the side of Wiccocomoe River." An added note by the rent taker states "Rent at 5% by his Ldps particular order & is part of St. Clements Manor." A deed from Thomas GERRARD to his son Justinian in 1662 further describes the location of this land, which was first divided from St. Clements, then resurveyed to include it again after GERRARD'S death: "Begining at Myawickes Creekes mouth and soe runinge upon the lyne of Mr Roberts SLYES Land or Plantacon called Bushwood unto the utmost extent of the said mannr of the one side, and by the River of Wickocomaco of the other side up to Bramly Creekes mouth and soe up the said Creeke and up the branch thereof to a marked white oake with nine notches which boundeth the Land of Thomas NOTLEY and from the said tree runing upon a direct line North-East unto the utmost Extent if the aforesd mannr into the woods Containing by Estimacon five hundred acres..." (Archives of Maryland, Vol. 49:580
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 161. At the request of Colo John Tayloe of Virginia, the following deed of release was recorded this Jun 3, 1729.
      I, Henry Wharton of St Mary's County, Gent, have received this present day, of Jonathan Forward of the City of London, merchant, 562 18 shillings and 11 pence current money of England due to me from sd Forward for the mortgage of all that tract of land called Rices Mannor alias Lewis' Neck, lying in CC, now in the custody of sd Henry Wharton. To have and to hold, the afd tract of land to sd Jonathan Forward, which sd Henry formerly mortgaged to John Hyde for 562 18 shillings and 11 pence, and I do confess by the payment of the afd sum, all my interest in the sd tract of land is absolutely extinguished, and that sd Jonathan Forward is thereof seized. Know that I, sd Henry Wharton, have released to Jonathan Forward, all my right to sd tract of land. Signed May 17, 1729 - Hen Wharton. Wit - Jno Fendall*, Geo Dent*.
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Land Records, Liber D#2, Page 77
      4 Mar 1713; Recorded at request of Thomas King:
      5 Sep 1713; Indenture from Henry Wharton of St. Mary's County, Gent., to Thomas King, ship's carpenter; for 20; a parcel of 50 acres now in tenure of Henry Wharton; /s/ Hen. Wharton; wit, J. Harrisson, Thomas Stone; ack. Henry Wharton
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      Charles County Liber L#2, Page13. At the request of Henry Wharton of St Mary's County, Gent, planter, the following deed was"recorded May 8, 1722.
      I, Ralph Falkner of CC, hereby sell to, Henry Wharton of St Mary's County, Gent, for 50 sterling,`Negro girl named Nell, 4 horses, 2 mares, 17 cattle, & 16 heep, with "the produce of my crop ensuing as corn, wheat oats., t''& tobacco, & personal goods or estate of any kind.,Signed Apr 4, 1722 -
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      Charles County Liber L#2, Page63.
      At the request of John Briscoe of CC, .Gent, the following deed was recorded Dec 11, 1722.
      Nov 12, 1722 from Henry Wharton of St Mary's County, Gent, to Jno Briscoe of CC, planter, for 8155 lbs of tobacco, all that tract of land, being part of a tract of land called Baltemores Gift, lying in CC on the east side Wicocomoco Wicomico] River near the mouth of Birds Cr, containing 108 acres. Likewise, a parcel of marsh between the abovesd land and the River & Creek, bounded by the mouth of Stonestreets Gut, containing about 60 acres. Henry Wharton does hereby, for himself and Jane, his wife, promise John Briscoe that sd Henry & Jane warrant the land from the claims of all . persons. Signed - Hen. Wharton. Wit - Saml Williamson, Just' Jordan. This deed was acknowledged by Henry and Jane Wharton before St. Mary's Cc JPs Saml Williamson & Justn Jordan. M. Jenifer, St Mary's Clerk, certified that Williamson & Jordan are St Mary's Co JPs.
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      Charles County Liber L#2, Page63.
      At the request of John Briscoe of CC, .Gent, the following deed was recorded Dec 11, 1722.
      Nov 12, 1722 from Henry Wharton of St Mary's County, Gent, to Jno Briscoe of CC, planter, for 8155 lbs of tobacco, all that tract of land, being part of a tract of land called Baltemores Gift, lying in CC on the east side Wicocomoco Wicomico] River near the mouth of Birds Cr, containing 108 acres. Likewise, a parcel of marsh between the abovesd land and the River & Creek, bounded by the mouth of Stonestreets Gut, containing about 60 acres. Henry Wharton does hereby, for himself and Jane, his wife, promise John Briscoe that sd Henry & Jane warrant the land from the claims of all . persons. Signed - Hen. Wharton. Wit - Saml Williamson, Just' Jordan. This deed was acknowledged by Henry and Jane Wharton before St. Mary's Cc JPs Saml Williamson & Justn Jordan. M. Jenifer, St Mary's Clerk, certified that Williamson & Jordan are St Mary's Co JPs.

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      Charles County Liber M No. 2 Page 162.
      At the request of Colo John Tayloe of Richmond County, Virginia, the following lease and release were recorded this Jun 3, 1729.
      May 18 & 19, 1729 from William Loney, attorney of Jonathan Forward of the City of London, merchant, and Henry Wharton of St Mary's County, Gent, to John Tayloe of Richmond County, Virginia, for 600 lawful money of Great Britain, all that tract of land in CC commonly called Rices Mannor alias Lewis' Neck, formerly patented by William Lewis, and for want of heirs of sd Lewis, afterwards escheated and patented by Jesse Wharton, from whom it descended to his eldest son, who, dying an infant, the same descended to the sd Henry Wharton, party to these presents, as heir at law to his sd brother, and by sd Henry Wharton was mortgaged by deed dated Dec 6, 1704 to John Hyde of London, merchant, which mortgage was, by deed dated Dec 17, 1714, assigned and transferred by sd John Hyde to sd Jonathan Forward, and by deed dated Mar 30, 1716, the whole remainder and reversion of in fee of the sd premises was, by sd Henry Wharton, granted to sd Forward, and now renew and duly executed by deed dated yesterday, by means of which sd descents and mean [mesne?] conveyances, a good and absolute estate in fee simple of sd land is now lawfully vested in sd Jonathan Forward (excepting out of the present lease 40 acres (part of the tract of land hereby granted to sd John Tayloe) sold by sd Henry Wharton to Thomas King, shipwright, and is adjoining to the beginning corner tree of Lewis' Neck between Nanjemy Cr and a little Cr that almost encloses the land). Signed - Wm Loney, Hen: Wharton. Wit - Jno Fendall*, Geo Dent*. {Vide further acknowledgement folio 285]
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 208. At the request of John Tayloe of Virginia, Gent, the following power of attorney was recorded May 21, 1730.
      I empower Mr. John Champe in King Georges,County, Virginia, or Mr. John Howard of Maryland, jointly or separately, to be my true and lawful attorney, to take from Jonathan Forward, merchant in London, his attorneys, acknowledgement of sd Forward's deeds conveying the fee of certain lands in CC, commonly called Rises Mannor alias Lewis' Neck. Signed May 11, 1730 - John Tayloe. Wit - Wm Champneys, Jno Trevor.
      On May 12, 1730, came before us William Champneys and John Trevor, and made oath that they saw the within power of attorney signed. Signed - Robt Yates, Benja Fendall.
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 209.
      At the request of John Tayloe of Virginia Gentleman, the following deed of lease and release was recorded this May 22, 1730.
      Oct 17, 1729 from Jonothan Forward of the City of London, merchant, to John Tayloe of Richmond County, Virginia, Gent, for 600 of lawful money of Great Britain, all that tract of land in CC, commonly called Rices Mannor alias Lewis' Neck, formerly patented by William Lewis, and for want of heirs of sd Lewis, afterwards escheated and patented by Jesse Wharton, from whom it descended to his eldest son who, dying as an infant, the same descended to Henry Wharton as heir at law to his sd brother, and by sd Henry Wharton was mortgaged by deed dated Dec 6, 1704 to John Hyde of London, merchant, which sd mortgage was, by deed dated Dec 17, 1714, and also by one other deed dated Oct 15 instant, assigned and transferred by sd John Hyde unto sd Jonathan Forward, and the whole remainder and reversion in fee of sd premises was, by sd Henry Wharton, the mortgagor, by deed dated Mar 13, 1716, and also by one other deed lately by him made and executed in Maryland, conveyed to sd Jonathan Forward, by means of which sd descents and mean [mesne?] conveyances, a good and absolute estate of inheritance in fee simple to the Mannor or Neck of land, is now lawfully vested in sd Jonathan Forward (excepting out of this present grant 40 acres, part of the premises formerly conveyed by sd Henry Wharton to Thomas King, ship carpenter, which sd 40 acres adjoining to the beginning corner tree of Lewis Neck between Nanjamie Cr and a little Cr that almost encloses -the sd land). Signed - Jona Forward. Wit - William'Loney, Jno Worthy, Jno Pickendon, Jno Trevor, Robert Yates*, Benja Fendall*.

      Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 211.
      I, sd Jona Forward, to the end that the within deed may be recorded according to the laws of Maryland, and that sd Jno Tayloe may have the full benefit thereof, I have appointed the honourable Philip Lee of Prince Georges County, Esq, and Richard Lee, his son, to be my true and lawful attorneys, to acknowledge in Maryland the within deed. Signed - Jona Forward. Wit - Will, Loney, Jno Worthy, Jno Pickendon, Jno Trevor.
      May 15, 1730. By virtue of the power of attorney, I, Richard Lee of Maryland, Gent, attorney in fact, personally appeared before me, Philip Lee, a Justice of Provincial Court, and in behalf of Jonathan Forward, acknowledged all right to the within land. Signed - Philip Lee.
      Memo: the above acknowledgement was made to Mr. Jno Howard of CC, empowered by Colo Jno Tayloe of Virg[inia] to receive the same. Signed - Philip Lee.

      Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 212.
      At the request of John Tayloe of Virginia, Gent, the following deed was recorded May 22, 1730.
      Oct 15, 1729 from John Hyde of London, merchant, to Jonothan Forward of London, merchant. Henry Wharton of CC, Gent, by deed dated Dec 6, 1704, for 562 18 shillings and 11 pence of lawful money of England, sold to sd John Hyde all that tract of land called Rices Mannor alias Lewis' Neck, lying in CC, under proviso, nevertheless, to be void on sd Henry Wharton's repayment of the sum of 562 18 shillings and 11 pence with interest. Sd sum of 562 18 shillings and 11 pence was not paid, by means whereof, sd lands became legally vested in sd Jno Hyde. Sd recited deed of mortgage was afterwards recorded in the proper court in Maryland. Sd John Hyde, by deed dated about Dec 17, 1714, sold to sd Jonathan Forward, for 470 and for other considerations, all of the messuages, lands, and hereditaments, by any deeds, mortgages, or any other instruments, conveyed to sd John Hyde by sd Henry Wharton. In the last mentioned deed there was a covenant from John Hyde to Jonathan Forward for John Hyde's making further assurance of the same premises. The last recited deed was designed to convey to Jonathan Forward the premises by the 1st recited deed mortgaged by Henry Wharton to John Hyde. But the 1st recited deed not being at the time of executing of sd last recited deed, in the possession of John Hyde, but remaining in Maryland, the date and contents thereof could not be sufficiently ascertained, and therefore Jonathan Forward, having obtained a copy of the 1st deed from the office where the same was recorded, has applied to sd John Hyde to convey sd premises in a more certain manner. Now this deed witnesses that John Hyde, for 470 money of Great Britain and for 5 shillings, conveys all the sd tract of land and all other premises by the 1st recited indenture released by Henry Wharton to John Hyde, sd last recited deed dated about Dec 17, 1714 only excepted. Signed - Jno Hyde. Wit - Wm Loney, John Worthy, John Pickenden, John Trevor.

      Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 214.
      I, John Hyde, to the end that the within deed may be recorded according to the laws of Maryland, and that sd Jonathan Forward may have the full benefit. thereof, I have appointed the honourable Philip Lee of Prince Georges County, Esq, and Richard Lee, his son, to be my true and lawful attorneys, to acknowledge in Maryland the within deed. Signed - Jno Hyde. Wit - W Loney, Jno Worthey, Jno Picenden, Jno Trevor.
      On May 12, 1730, came before [us] John Picenden & John Trevor and made oath that they saw the power of attorney signed, sealed, and delivered. Signed - Robert Yates, Benj: Fendall.
      May 15, 1730. By virtue of the power of attorney, I, Richard Lee of Maryland, Gent, attorney in fact, personally appeared before me, Philip Lee, a Justice of Provincial Court, and in behalf of John Hyde, acknowledged all right to the within land now to be the right of Colo John Tayloe of Virginia, Gent. Signed - Philip Lee.

      Charles County Liber M#2 Page 121
      Memo: the above acknowledgement was made to me, Mr. John Howard of CC, empowered by Colo Jno Tayloe, to receive the same. Signed - Philip Lee.
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 258.
      At the request of John Parnham Jr of CC, the following deed of lease and release was recorded this may 17, 1731.
      Jun 15 & 16, 1731 from Henry Wharton of St Mary's County, Gentleman, and Jane, his wife, to John Parnham Jr of CC, merchant, and Jane, his wife, for 5 shillings. A treaty of marriage being lately on foot between as John Parnham and Jane Wharton, daughter of sd Henry Wharton and Jane, his wife. Sd Henry Wharton, in consideration that sd marriage should take effect and be solemnized by articles of agreement dated Nov 8, 1728, agree with sd John Parnham that he, sd Henry Wharton, soon after the solemnization thereof would, by some deed, convey to sd John Parnham and Jane, his wife, as part of the marriage portion of sd Jane, a moiety or half part of a certain tract of land then in the actual possession of sd Henry Wharton lying near Budds Cr in CC, being part of a tract of land called Baltemores Gift, adjoining a tract of land called Sarum. The parcel of land before granted is bounded by a Great Marsh called Piles Marsh, containing and laid out for about 181.5 acres, together with all the marsh lying between sd land and Wicocomoco [Wicomico] River. Sd marriage did take place, and was soon after the expending of the articles had and solemnized. Now this deed witnesses that sd Henry Wharton and Jane, his wife, for and in consideration of sd marriage and of the natural love they have for the sd daughter, and in pursuance of the articles and for 10 shillings and for divers other good causes, they release to sd Jno Parnham and lane, his wife, all that parcel of land described above, for the use and behoof of sd John Parnham and Jane, his wife, and the heirs of her body lawfully begotten, and in default of such heirs, remainder to Francis Wharton, son of sd Henry Wharton. Signed - Henry Wharton, Jane Wharton.'Wit - John Parnham (Barnham), Richard Edelen Jr, Joseph Pile, Jno Fendall*. -
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 260.
      At the request of Mr. John Parnham Sr of CC,'the following bill of sale was recorded this Jun 17, ,1731.
      Know that a treaty of marriage being lately on'_foot between John Barnham Jr of CC, merchant, and Jane_Wharton, the daughter of Henry Wharton of St Mary's County, pent, sd Henry Wharton did, by articles of agreement dated Nov 8, 1728, covenant with sd John Parnham that in case sd intended marriage should take effect, that sd Henry Wharton would convey to sd John Parnham (as part of the marriage portion which he intended to give his sd daughter), 8 Negroes, namely, Ignatius, Margaret, Monica, John, Jonathan, Little' Bess, Jesse, and Pegg. Sd marriage did take effect. Now know that sd Henry Wharton, for and in consideration of sd marriage and for the natural love he has"for his sd daughter Jane, grants sd John Parnham, the above named Negro slaves, together with their increase. Signed Jun 10,.:1731= Henry Wharton. Wit - John Fendall, John Parnham.
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 285. At the request of John Tayloe of Richmond County, [VA], Gent, the following acknowledgments, being endorsed on the back of a deed of lease from Wm Loney and Henry Wharton, was recorded this May 11, 1732. (Vide Lease folio 162)
      St Mary's County. Mar 18, 1731. Then Jane Wharton, wife of the within named Henry Wharton, did, before me, a Justice of the Provincial Court of Maryland, relinquish her right of dower in and to the within mentioned land and premises, unto 7a-ce, Gent, to whom the same is leased and conveyed. - Geo Dent. same day, the following acknowledgment of a deed of Lease from sd Wharton and Loney, was likewise recorded at request of the afd Jno Tayloe. {Vide Lease folio 1631 St. Mary's County. Mar 18, 1731. Then Jane Wharton, wife of Henry named Henry Wharton, did, before me, a Justice of the Provincial Court of Maryland, relinquish her right of rower in and to the within mentioned land and premises, unto John Taloe, Gent, to whom the same is conveyed. Signed - Geo Dentt .


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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Nanjemoy or Durham Parish: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 334-3: PRICE MANOR: 3000 acres; Possession of - 3000 Acres - Warton, Henry: Surveyed 8 July 1654 for Capt William Lewis on the South side Avon river this land was resurveyed 31 March 1675 from 2300 Acres and granted by his Lordship to Jesse Wharton and called Whartons Manor: Other Tracts Mentioned: WHARTONS MANOR; other notes - John Taylor from Jonathan Forward & Henry Wharton; 17 May 1729, John Taylor from Jonathan Forward; 17 Oct 1729, Jonathan Forward from Henry Wharton; 30 March 1716
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Nanjemoy or Durham Parish: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 339-41: BALTIMORE'S GIFT: 50 acres; Possession of - 50 Acres - Harrison, Joseph: Surveyed 20 Sept 1681 for Joseph Harrison adjoining to the land of Francis Harrison & Thomas Robinson at a bound oak on a point.:
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Nanjemoy or Durham Parish: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 340-43: BALTIMORE'S GIFT: 70 acres; Possession of - 70 Acres - Dent, Thomas Capt: Surveyed 8 May 1681 for William Dent near the head Nanjemoy Creek at the exterior bound tree of the land formerly laid out for Capt Guither.: ; Conveyance notes - 70 Acres - G (unreadable) Brown from Thomas Dent, Resurvey of several tracts; 3 Jan 1734; folio 426,,
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      Liverpool, England to Annapolis, Maryland 18 October 1716
      A List of the Rebell prisoners transported into this province in the
      Ship Good Speed, on the 18th Day of October, Anno Domini 1716, with
      the names of the persons who purchased them:

      Prisoners Names. Purchasers.
      James Sinclare Henry Wharton
      Alexr. Orrach Henry Wharton