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

John Heard

Male Bef 1640 - 1696  (> 56 years)


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  • Name John Heard 
    Born Bef 1640  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Aug 1696  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003582  Tree1
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2019 

    Father William Heard,   b. Bef 1633,   d. 4 Jan 1664/65, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years) 
    Mother Bridget Yowkins,   d. Apr 1665, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Hudson,   b. Bef 1644, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1707, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 63 years) 
    Married Bef 1660  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Susannah Heard,   b. 1660, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 25 Apr 1717, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years)
     2. John Heard,   b. Abt 1670, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1746/47, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
     3. Elizabeth Heard,   b. Abt 1679, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Nov 1728, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years)
     4. William Heard,   b. Abt 1680, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1732/33, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)
     5. Mary Heard,   b. Abt 1686, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 12 Nov 1726, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
     6. Female Heard,   b. Bef 1690, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1707, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 17 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F02798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Catholic in ST Mary's. Transported into the province in 1633 as well as his wife, who was a servant of Col William Evans. In the Will of Jeffery Hudson--18 Feb 1678--John and his heirs received the entire estate. 19Oct 1681 he patented 100 acres of "Coventry". 22 Oct 1681 patent for 150 acres of "Heards Choice".
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      From British Roots of Maryland -

      "He named his first tract Hitchin and his 2nd land grant Offley, a parish of Herts., organized out of the Parish of Hitchin. He died leaving a will dated 29 July 1696, and proved 31 Aug 1696, in which he names his wife Susanna and son John, and directed this his wife Susanna have charge of the children"
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      Herd, John, Britain's Bay, St Mary's Co., 29th July, 1696; 31st Aug., 1696.
      To son John and hrs., 100 A., "Coventry" at majority.
      To wife Susanna, extx., residue of estate, real and personal, during life, including "Poole" bought from Thomas Salmon. Sd. wife to have charge of children.
      Test: Peter Jarboe, Henry Jarboe, Francis Downs, Robert Jay. 7. 210.
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      John Heard 15.163 I SM 223.11.3 Sep 21 1697
      The amount of the inventory also included #10291.
      Appraisers: Stephen Gough, John Tant.
      List of debts: Stephen Gough, Mr. William Tayler, Mr. Richard Newman, Robert Jaye, Mr. John Riswick, Mr. Thomas Turner, Samuell Chamberlaine, Mr. James French, John Nevett, Mr. Mason.
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      John Heard 16.63 A SM 223.11.3 #1620 1698
      List of debts: Samuel Watkins, Arthur Thompson, Symon Pearch.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Susan Heard.
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      Peter Jarboe 19-1/2B.120 A SM 20.19.7 #5590 Nov 8 1699
      Received from: Anthony Neale of Charles County.
      Payments to: William Husbands, Susanna Heard, John Nevett (son of administrator),,
      Henry Spink, George Henderson (merchant), Thomas Low (shoemaker), Henry Jarboe (brother of deceased),
      Administrators John Nevett for his daughter Anne Nevett (relict).
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      Heard, Susanna, widow of John Heard, 13th May, 1706; 9th Dec., 1707.
      To son William, ex., dwelling plantation "Poole" lately bought by deceased husband from Thos. Salmon., also 130 A., part of 2 patents "Heard's Choice"' and "Ossly," containing 330 A. granted to late husband.
      To son John and hrs., 100 A., "Nevitts" he dying without issue to revert to son William afsd.
      To grandson Jno. Norris and hrs., and in turn to grandchild, Luke, Mark and Elizabeth Norris and their hrs.., 50 A.., part of afsd. patents.
      To sons-in-law John Norris and Nicholas Mills and dau. Mary Tant, grandchild, Matthew Tant, Monica Norris and Eliza. Heard, dau. Susanna Norris and John Hardings, personalty. Grandchild to receive their legacies at majority.
      Test: Benjamin Gough., Justinian Greenwell, Eliza. Wheatley, 12. 199,
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      Jeffery Hudson 6,233 A SM #1244 #2688 Jul 29 1679
      Received from: Abraham Newman, James Neale,
      Payments to: Mr. John Steventon, James Greene,
      Executor: John Heard.
      possessed 100 acres of "Nevitt's" which he devised to his son John Heard.
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      Jeffery Hudson 6,233 A SM #1244 #2688 Jul 29 1679
      Received from: Abraham Newman, James Neale,
      Payments to: Mr. John Steventon, James Greene,
      Executor: John Heard.
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber H, Page 1
      13 Aug 1678; Deed of Gift from Col. John Douglas, Gent., to John Hamilton, Gent., a parcel of land called St. Edmonds which Douglas bought of Edmond Lyndsey, decd; lying on the east sided a main fresh of Portobacco Creek; bounded by land of John Heard; containing 100 acres; /s/ John Duglas; wit. Philip Lines, Henry Hawkins

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