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

John Douglass

Male 1686 - 1735  (48 years)


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  • Name John Douglass 
    Born 29 Oct 1686  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1735  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003106  Tree1
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2020 

    Father John Douglass,   b. 1664, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1705, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Catherine Heard,   b. Abt 1664, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1692, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Married Abt 1685  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02397  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 282.
      May 11, 1741 from Francis Collier of PG, planter, son and heir of Charles Collier of PG, decd, which sd Charles Collier was heir at law to Francis Collier of PG, Gent., his uncle, decd, to James Edmonston of PG, Gent. Whereas by deed dated Mar 27, 1714 between Benjamin Dowglass of Charles County, planter, grandson & heir at law of John Dowglass, late of the same county, Gent., of the one part, and the sd Francis Collier (the uncle of the sd Charles Collier, which sd Charles Collier was father to the now Francis Collier, party to these presents), by which deed it was recited that whereas the sd John Dowglass, in his lifetime, was seized of a parcel of land lying in the Freshes of Petuxent River in PG called Cold Spring Manor, containing 1050 acres & by his will dated Dec 14, 1678, devised to his son, John Dowglass, father to the sd Benjamin, 550 acres of land, being part of Cold Spring Manor, when he arrived at age 21, with all the privileges belonging to the Lord of a Manor and to his hetrs, which parcel of 550 acres the sd John Dowglass, father of the sd Benjamin Dowglass, by his PG deed, sold to sd Francis Collier, and whereas likewise, by PG deed dated May 27, 1701 between Joseph Dowglass of Charles County, Gent., of the one part, and the afd Francis Collier decd of the other part, sd Joseph Dowglass sold to sd Francis Collier, part of a tract of land containing 1050 acres of land called Cold Spring Manor, formerly granted to Capt Josias Fendall, bounded by a parcel of land that John Dowglass sold to sd Collier standing on the brow of a hill between the two branches of Fendalls Fresh, containing 100 acres. Now this deed witnesses that the sd Francis Collier, party to these presents, for 30 , sells to sd James Edmonston, all the sd tract of land containing 550 acres, and all that other tract of land containing 100 acres. Signed - Francis Collier. Wit - Thos Dawson, James Kendall, Thos Owen*, Jno Hawkins Jr*. Received of Mr. James Edmonston (by the hands of Mr. John Hawkins Jr), the alienation fine. Recorded May 20, 1741.

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