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

Kenelm Cheseldine

Male 1683 - 1719  (36 years)


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  • Name Kenelm Cheseldine 
    Born 1683  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Jun 1719  St Clement's Manor, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002446  Tree1
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2021 

    Father Kenelm Cheseldine,   b. 1640, Brauston Manor, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1708, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Mary Gerard,   b. Abt 1652, Newhall, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1708, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 1677  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01748  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Browne,   b. Bef 1679, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1724, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Married Aft 1714  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Kenelm Cheseldine,   b. 1712, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1765, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. Cyrenus Cheseldine,   b. Abt 1714, St Clement's Manor, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1762, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
     3. Calistus Cheseldine,   b. Abt 1716, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F01749  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Linda Reno: http://countytimes.somd.com/ The SMC Genealogical Society has all of these articles posted on their page at: http://smcgsmd.com/newsarticles.aspx
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      Chiseldyne, Kenelm, St. Mary's County, 4th Jan.,, 1717-8;
      29th Jan., 1717;
      29th May, 1719;
      5th June, 1719.
      To wife Mary, extx., her thirds.
      To younger son Cyrenius, 20,000 lbs. tobacco for purchase of land.
      To godson Kenelm Bolt., personalty, to be applied in his education.
      To James Robertson and Joseph Owen, personalty.
      To 3 child., residue of estate, equally.
      Overseers: Bros.-in-law T. Truman Greenfield and Hen. Peregrine Jowles, and guardians to child.
      Test: Wm. Groome, Thos. Boult (Bolt), Wm. Hooke.
      Note-Godicil., 23rd Jan.:
      To niece Mary Hay, 1,000 lbs. tobacco yearly until her marriage.
      Test: Wm. Coode, Thos. Boult. 15, 181
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      Mr. Kenelm Cheseldine 3.46 SM 769.6.9 Jun 15 1719 Sep 11 1719
      Servants mentioned: John Gray.
      Appraisers: Justinian Jurdan, John Attway.
      Approvers: Richard Vuoles, William Coode, Francis Mill, Andry Tayland.
      Executrix: Mrs. Mary Cheseldine.
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      Kenelm Cheseldyne (gentleman) 4.185 A SM 769.6.9 308.8.4 Jul 20 1722
      Received from: several persons (unnamed) per Col. Greenfield, Robert Dansey, Mathew Guybert, Daniell Barry, Henry Wnarton, William Howard, Thomas Mudd, Nicholas Miles, Elisabeth Guybert, William Maria Farthing, Capt. John Baker, Roswell Neale, William Johnson, William Jones (head of Clements Bay), Mrs. Aisquith, Mrs. Osburn, John Butler, William Jessup, James King, Hugh Hopewell for John King (dead). Henry Corarn, Anthony Brocklehurst, Mrs. Ducket, Frances Lowe, Archibald MackFrederick, Robert Hawkins, John Barnes, James Wildman (administrator of Cornelius Wildman), John Beale, Esq.
      Payments to: Mrs. Audry Taylard, Thomas Bold, Gerrard Sly, Capt. Thomas Truman Greenfield, Mr. Tobias Bowles paid to Col. Thomas Truman Greenfield, Thomas Mahany, Walter Taylor, Thomas Shanks, Michael Butterworth, Robert Gouldberry, Richard Vowles, Justinian Jourdan, John Mollohon.
      Executrix: Mrs. Mary Cheseldine (also Mary Cheseldyne).
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      Kenelm Cheseldyne 6.39 A SM 662.18.9 197.16.11 Aug 6 1724
      Payments to: Samuel Peeler James Lewes, John Jones, Edward Bowing, Moses Adney, William Cumming (administrator of John Davison) per Mr. Bordley, Martha Wellman, John Crooke, Bennet Lowe, Esq., John Knot, Thomas & Jos. Wellman, Robert Goldsbury, Philemon Lloyd, Esq., George Forbes.
      Legatees: Kenelm Bolt.
      Executrix: Mary Collins, wife of Hugh Collins.
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      Kenelm Cheseldine (d. 1708) prominent in Maryland over a long period, was sworn in as Attorney-General of Maryland in 1676. Later, as a strong Protestant, he was one of the committee which seized the government in 1689.
      Cheseldine had married Mary, tenth child of Thomas Gerard....'His Lordship's Patronage', pp. 118, 123, 130, 133; H. Chandlee Forman, 'Jamestown and St. Mary's, Buried Cities of Romance' (Baltimore, 1938), pp. 230, 329; Md. Hist.
      Mag., XLVI (1951), 202.
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      Wynne, John, Dr., Poplar Hill,St. Mary's Co.,22d Jan., 1683;
      10th Mch., 1684.
      To wife Anne, execx., "Governor's Gust."
      To son John at 18 yrs. of age, "Bennett's Delight."
      To wife Anne and son John afsd., all personal estate, sd wife to have care of sd. son and of rest of children, (unnamed).
      Test: Kenelm Cheseldyn, Stephen Corwood, Chierfitz Geffrey, Dorothy Boone. 4. 58
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      Cheseldyne, Kenelm, gent., St. Mary's County, 6th Dec., 1708; 18th Dec., 1708.
      To son Kenelm, ex., and hrs., dwelling plantation "Mattapany," "White Neck" adjoining and St. Katherines Island in Potomac River. He dying without issue, sd. lands to pass to 3 daus., Mary Hay (Hey),, Susannah Greenfield and Dryden Cheseldyne.
      To dau. Mary, wife of James Hay, plantations Broad Neck in St Mary's Co. and "Westwood Lodge" in Charles Co. during life; to pass: to her dau Mary at her decease.
      To dau. Dryden, personalty and 483 A., " Dryden" in St. Mary's Co. She dying without issue, to pass to daus. Mary Hay and Susannah Greenfield afsd, and hrs.
      To Son Kenelm afsd ex. and] residuary legatee.
      Test. Jno. Coode, Col. Thos. Greenfield, G. Muschamp.
      6th Dec.,, 1708. By codicil testator devises to grauddau. Mary Hay, afsd. personalty on plantation "Dobson's and Broad Neck"' according to agreement between James Hay and "If, also to James Robison, personalty. 12. 307.
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      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller

      In a Chancery Court case of 14 Dec 1740, Kenelinn Cheseldine of SM Co., son and heir of Kenelinn Cheseldine brought a complaint against George Gordon and Kenelinn Greenfield Jowles, execs. of George Forbes and Ann Greenfield, exec. of Thomas Trueman Greenfield, Dryden Jowles now called Dryden Forbes exec. of Henry Peregrine Jowles. The bill of complaint says that Kenelinn Cheseldine, father, made his wife Mary, mother of the complainant, his exec. and appointed his bros.-in-law Thomas Trueman Greenfield and Henry Peregrine Jowles guardians of the complainant after his mother's marriage. At his father's death, the complainant was about 4 years. After his father's death, George Forbes late of SM Co., merchant, m. Mary, eldest sister of Kenelinn Cheseldine, father. Thomas Trueman Greenfield's first wife was Susanna, another of the complainant's father's sisters. Henry Peregrine Jowles m. Dryden, another sister of the complainant's father. Dryden Jowles later m. John Forbes, now dec'd. {MCHR Vol. 8, p. 339}

      The answer of George Gordon on 23 May 1743, stated that Kenelinn Cheseldine, father of the complainant's father, d. in 1708 and mentioned in his will a son, Kenelinn Cheseldine and 3 daus.: Mary Hayes, Susanna Greenfield, and Dryden. Kenelinn Cheseldine, complainant's father, d. in 1717. George Gordon believes that Mary Phippard, mother of complainant and Kenelinn Cheseldine, father of complainant, were never m. {MCHR Vol. 8, p. 344}

      Present were George Hamilton who m. a dau. of George Gordon; Kenelinn Trueman Greenfield, oldest son and heir of Col. Thomas Trueman Greenfield; and James Forbes, only son of Mrs. Dryden Forbes; in above case. {MCHR Vol. 8, p. 369}

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