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

Thomas Stonestreet

Male 1683 - 1771  (88 years)


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  • Name Thomas Stonestreet 
    Born 1683  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Nov 1771  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I009672  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2020 

    Father Thomas Stonestreet,   b. 14 Jul 1630, Withyham, Sussex, England - Baptism Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1706, Newport Hundred, Charles, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Butler,   b. Bef 1650,   d. Bef 1698, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 48 years) 
    Married Abt 1667  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F06298  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christian Barnes,   b. 1674, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1718, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 1702  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Butler Stonestreet,   b. 26 Aug 1703, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1755, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     2. Edward Stonestreet,   b. 23 Dec 1705, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1771, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Thomas Stonestreet,   b. 7 Jun 1708, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Anne Stonestreet,   b. Mar 1710/11, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1796, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years)
     5. Elizabeth Stonestreet,   b. 6 Jun 1714, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1775, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 60 years)
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F06297  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      STONESTREET, THOM. Senr., Prince George's Co. 2 Apr, 1771 1 Nov, 1771
      To son Edward, part of "Battacy," lying on the right hand of the path that goes from my dwelling house to Buttor Newman's house adjoining parcel I gave to son Butter [Butler] Stonestreet.
      To grandson John Stonestreet, Basil Stonestreet, Buter Stonestreet and Edward Stonestreet, the remainder of "Battacy,"
      To granddau. Verliner Newman and her husband Butter Newman, Negro girl Betty and Negro woman Cate.
      To granddau. Verlinder Lanham, bed rug and blanket.
      To dau. Anne Lowe, 1 sh.
      To dau. Elizabeth Ashford, 4 pounds currency.
      Exs. Son Edward and grandson John Stonestreet.
      Wit: Elisha. Lanham, Daniel Frazer, Robt. Wade.
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      STONESTREET, Thomas, Sr., Prince George's Co. 2 Apr, 1771 28 Nov, 1771
      Children: Edward, Anne Lowe, Elizabeth Ashford.
      Grandsons John, Basil, Butter [Butler], Edward.
      Granddaus. Verlinder Newman wife of Butter Newman, Verlinder Lanham.
      Tract: "Battacy."
      Exs: son Edward and grandson John.
      Wit: Elisha, Lanham, Daniel Frazer, Robt. Wade. 38.465
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      Thomas Stonestreet, Sr. 110.230 PG £565.5.6 Dec 18 1771 Mar 26 1772
      Appraisers: Robert Wade, Sr., Edward Clarkson.
      Next of kin: Basil V. Stonestreet, Edward Stonestreet.
      Executor: John Stonestreet.
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      Thomas Stonestreet 6.203 D PG £584.9.2 Apr 27 1773
      Sureties: Jonathon Burch, Butler Newman.
      Legatees: John Stonestreet (grandson), Basil Stonestreet (grandson), Edward Stonestreet (grandson), Verlinda Newman (granddaughter) and her husband Butler Newman, Verlinda Lanham (granddaughter), Ann Lowe (daughter) Elisabeth (daughter), John (son of Edward Stonestreet).
      Residue to (5 parts, equally): Edward (son), aforesaid grandsons (unnamed).
      Executor: John Stonestreet.
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      Stonestreet, Thomas, Charles County, 14th Oct., 1706; 13th Nov., 1706.
      To son Edward, ex., and hrs., dwelling plantation and land 100 A., "Morrises Helpe," 50 A. of which is in a lease from Joseph Pile, Sr. Sd. land to pass to grandson Buttler, son of Thomas Stonestreet, and hrs.
      To grandson Thomas Mastin, personalty.
      Test: John Parnham, Joseph Pile., John Simpson. 12. 77.
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      Mrs. Mary Dawson 21.44 Pg £54.17.6 Feb 9 1734 Jul 21 1735
      Appraisers: Walter Bayne, Thomas Stonestreet.
      Creditors: John Abbington, Henry Massey.
      Next of kin: Thomas Dawson, William Dawson.
      Administrator/Executor: John Dawson.
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      Tyler (Tylor), William, carpenter, Prince George County, 18th April, 1718; 25th Jan... 1721,
      To wife Eliza. extx., personal estate absolutely; dwell. plan. "Mattersey's," "Clarkson's Purchase" and mill at Broad Ck. during life; at her decease to pass as follows:
      son William and hrs., dwell. plan.
      dau. Mary and hrs., mill.
      dau. Eliza. and hrs., " Clarkson'd Purchase." Shd. any of child. die without issue, survivors to divide portion of dec'd.
      Test: Thomas Stonestreet, Edwd. Jones, Rupert Buttler.
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      Dickeson, Thomas, Prince George's County, 11th Dec., 1713; 18th Jan., 1724/5,
      To 4 child., viz. Thomas, Henry, Mary Lenham and Elizabeth, 300 A. "Foxes Hole" and 104: A. "Dickeson's Lott" (for div. see will).
      To son John and hr 133 A. "Dickeson's Delight."
      To wife Elizabeth, extx., dwelling plantation during life; residue of personal estate.
      Test: Thomas Stonestreet, Wm. Penson., Nicholas Gasper., Hickford Lemon. 18,340,
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      Phill. Reley 8,515 A PG £9.11.5 Feb 6 1727
      Payments to: Edward Stonestreet, Thomas Stonestreet.
      Heirs: Masson Pigman (boy), David Cale (boy),
      Administrator: Thomas Cole.
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 7
      Recorded at request of Thomas Stonestreet, Jr.:
      11 Jun 1706; Indenture from Thomas Stonestreet, Sr., planter of Prince George's County, to Thomas Stonestreet, Jr., of Prince George's County, younger son of Thomas, Sr.; for natural love and affection and 5s; part of a tract called Birth Denn formerly in St. Mary's now in Charles Co.; bounded by Richard Morris and Edward Swann; laid out for 150 acres; /s/ Thomas Stonestreet (mark); wit. William Stone, Edward Chapman, Cornelius White; ack. in open court 11 Jun 1706
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      Prince George's Land Records 1710-1717 - Liber F - Folio 101: Indenture, 20 Aug 1711
      From: John Lewis, planter of Prince George's County
      To: Th°. Stonestreet, planter of Prince George's County
      For 5,000 of tobacco 50 acres of land in Prince George's County formerly Charles County; land left to John Lewis by his father, Thomas Lewis; original tract called Buttersy; bounded by Thomas Lewis, Jr.
      Signed: John Lewis (seal)
      Witnessed: William Lyles, James Gibbs, Richd. Dalton
      Alienation: Thomas Stonestreet paid is for 50 acres of land 15 Sep 1711
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Land Records, Liber D#2, Page 84
      17 Mar 1713; recorded at request of Thomas Lewis:
      Mar 1713/4; Thomas Stonestreet and Christian his wife; authorize William Hickford Leman to handle conveyance of a parcel called BIRCH DENN of 150 acres to Thomas Lewis; /s/ Thomas Stonestreet (mark), Christian Stonestreet (mark); wit. Luke Gardiner, Walter Bayne; 10 Mar 1713 endorsed in open court
      9 Mar 1713; Indenture from Thomas Stonestreet of Prince George's County, planter, and Christian his wife, to Thomas Lewis; for 5,000# tobacco; a parcel called BIRCH DENN; containing 100 acres; /s/ Thomas Stonestreet (mark), Christian Stonestreet (mark); wit. Luke Gardiner, Walter Bayne, Benj.Wheeler, ---Rickett.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Land Commission. From Lord Baltimore To Messrs John Hawkins Sr, John Hawkins Jr, John Lowe Sr, and John Lowe Jr of PG, Gentlemen, Greeting. Whereas John Hanson of Charles County, Gentleman, seized of a parcel of land in PG called Clarksons Purchase, did, on the 4th Tuesday of last Nov, prefer his petition in writing to PG County Court held at Upper Marlborough Town, before Peter Dent, Gent, and his associates for Commission to examine witnesses to prove and perpetuate the memory of the bounds of sd parcel of land, know that we have given you (not being anyway related to the petitioner or any contiguous proprietor, nor interested in sd land) power to examine all witnesses which shall be nominated to you by the afd petitioner or other person concerned, touching their knowledge of the bounds of the land afd or the bounds of any other lands whereon and whereto the afd land depends or relates, and therefore we command you to call before you, on a day you specify, on the land afd, all witnesses. Signed Dec 26, 1739 - A Contee, Cl Cur. Feb 9, 1739/40. Messrs John Hawkins Sr, John Lowe Sr, John Hawkins Jr, John Lowe Jr, qualified themselves to execute the Commission before - Tho Owen.

      On last Mar 18, we repaired to the sd tract of land, being at the mouth of Clast Cr, and took the following depositions:

      Thomas Stonestreet, age about 57, says that about 18 years ago, this deponent was at the afd place with Colo Addison & several others and the sd Addison declared the beginning tree of Clarkson Purchase stood within a few yards of the sd place where now stands a locust post but something near the water.

      On last Jul 16, we again repaired to the sd tract of land at a bounded white oak near Mr. Digges' Road that leads to Broad Cr near Clast Cr. We took the following depositions:

      Robert Clark, age about 50 declares that 30 years ago, Capt. Geo: Athey came to the afd bounded white oak with this deponent and told him it was the 2nd bound tree of Clarksons Purchase. A true return. Signed Nov 24, 1740 - John Hawkins, Jno Hawkins Jr.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 256.
      Deed of Gift. I, Thomas Stonestreet of PG, for the love I have for my son, Butler Stonestreet, I give him part of a tract of land called Battersea, bought of Richard Gambrill, I say, all that part of sd tract that lies on the south side of Foukes' Branch, together with all houses, outhouses, & other improvements whereon sd Butler now dwells, sd land containing about 125 acres. Signed Jan 17, 1740/[41] - Thomas (T his mark) Sonstreet [sic], Christian (C her mark) Stonestreet. Wit - Pet Dent*, Jno Hawkins Jr*. Recorded Feb 25, 1740/[41].
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 88
      Enrolled at request of Thomas Stonestreet 22 Dec 1726:
      Indenture, 15 Nov 1726; Between Richard Gambra of Charles County, son and heir of Richard Gambra, late of Prince George's County, planter; and Thomas Stonestreet; for 2,000# tobacco and £30; a half part of Batezee; near Broad Creek and adjoining the now dwelling plantation of Thomas Stonestreet and Clash Creek; containing 250 acres; /s/ Richard Gambra; wit. Thomas Addison, John Abbington; ack. 16 Nov 1726 by Richard Gambra and Elizabeth his wife
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 296
      Special Petition of Thomas Dannell 4 Tues Mar last:
      From Charles, Lord Baltimore, to Henry Massey, Zachariah Wade, John Hawkins & Joseph Dannell; regarding boundaries of Wainall; 27 Mar 1731; depositions following:
      Dorman Walker, age ca 66; mentions 24-25 years ago
      William Penson, age ca 54; mentions Thomas Dickinson 18 years ago
      Henry Acton, age ca 47; mentions Mr. Stoddard laying out above tract for Mr. Wallis 24-25 years ago
      Thomas Stonestreet, age ca 49; mentions Mr. Fletcher 18-20 years ago, George Athey and land called Battersey
      15 Jun 1731 standing on William Elliot's rolling road; William Penson mentions Thomas Dickinson, Capt. Wade's land and Mr. Norton's land
      Dorman Walker; mentions Mr. Addison ca 30 years ago
      15 Jun 1731 standing near the old path from Mr. Acton's former plantation to Edward Jones' plantation:
      William Penson mentions Thomas Dickinson and Mr. Acton
      Henry Acton mentions 24-25 years ago Thomas Dickinson
      Enrolled 22 Jun 1731
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1749-1752; Liber PP {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 49. At the request of Thomas Stonestreet the following Deed was recorded May 26, 1750
      Indenture made May 22, 1750; Thomas Thompson of Charles County, Maryland, Joyner of one part and Thomas Stonestreet of PGCo, planter of the other part. Whereas William Thompson the grandfather of the said Thomas Thompson in those indentures mentioned had heretofore by deed bearing date March 5, 1694 granted unto Richard Gambra of Charles County, Maryland, planter, all that moiety or half of a tract called "Baterzee" containing 250 acres and lying in Charles County, Maryland and beginning at the mouth of Clash Creek. And whereas it appears that there is still 15 acres remaining that I not described in the original mets and bounds. This indenture witnesseth that Thomas Thompson in consideration of 2 pounds current money paid by Thomas Stonestreet has sold the remaining parcel of land. Signed Thomas Thompson in the presence of Luke Marbury, Richard Barnes and acknowledged before John Hawkins, Jr., George Fraser
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 360. At the request of Benjamin Turner the following Bill of Sale was recorded February 18, 1769
      I Thomas Stonestreet, planter in consideration of 4 pounds 17 shillings and 6 pence inspection currency of this province has sold unto Benjamin Turner 1 mulatto girl named Sarah. Signed Thomas Stonestreet in the presence of Butler Newman
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1774-1780; Liber CC 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 199. At the request of Enoch Magruder the following Deed was recorded October 30, 1775
      Indenture made October 28, 1775; Nehemiah Trahern, cabinetmaker in consideration of 154 pounds 10 shillings current money of Maryland paid by Enoch Magruder, planter has sold part of a tract called "Battersea" containing 51 ½ acres and 36 square perches and bounded a large white oak (called Dear Skin Tree) standing on the east side of the main road leading from Broad Creek Church towards Piscattaway, the Northern most corner of said tract formerly sold and conveyed by Thomas Lewis and his brother Richard Lewis unto Thomas Stonestreet and now in possession of John Stonestreet, the south west side of a road leading from Broad Creek towards the Woodyard. Signed Nehemiah Trahern in the presence of and acknowledged before Luke Marbury, Thomas Clagett and at the same time Amelia Trahern w/o Nehemiah Trahern relinquished her right of dower

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