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

Edward Stonestreet

Male 1705 - 1771  (65 years)


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  • Name Edward Stonestreet 
    Born 23 Dec 1705  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Nov 1771  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I009675  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2020 

    Father Thomas Stonestreet,   b. 1683, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1771, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F06297  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Susannah Pye,   b. Abt 1709, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1736, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Married Abt 1725  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Stonestreet,   b. Abt 1727, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1774, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
     2. Christian Stonestreet,   b. 1730, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1770, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years)
     3. Susannah Pye Stonestreet,   b. Bef 1732, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Richard Stonestreet,   b. Bef 1736, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F06302  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eleanor Williams,   b. 3 Feb 1720/21, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1779, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 59 years) 
    Married Bef 1751  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Stonestreet,   b. 1751, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1 Mar 1802, Jessamine County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 51 years)
     2. Edward Stonestreet,   b. 14 Jan 1753, King George Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 7 Nov 1794, Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 41 years)
     3. Basil Williams Stonestreet,   b. 18 Mar 1755, King George Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1811, Loudoun County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     4. Butler Edelen Stonestreet,   b. 5 Nov 1757, King George Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1826, Oldham County, Kentucky - Proved Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     5. Thomas Stonestreet,   b. Abt 1763, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1822, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F06303  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      STONESTREET, Edward, Prince George's Co. 14 Sep, 1771; 28 Nov. 1771
      Chidren: Thomas, Joseph, Christian Frey, John, Edward, Basil, Butler.
      Mentions dwelling plantation left by dec, father.
      Ex. wife Eleanor.
      Wit: Enoch Magruder, Elisha. Lanham, Matthew Pope, Daniel Frazer, 38.464
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      Edward Stonestreet 110.234 PG 240.15.11 Dec 16 1771 Mar 20 1772
      Appraisers: Robert Wade, Sr., Edward Clarkson. Creditors: Peter Campbell.
      Next of kin: John Stonestreet, Edward Stonestreet.
      Executrix: Eleanor Stonestreet,
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      Edward Stonestreet 6.279 D PG 219.13.2 Aug 24 1773
      Sureties: Butler Newman, Elisha Lanham.
      Legatees: Thomas Stonestreet, Joseph Stonestreet, Christian Fray (daughter).
      Residue to: widow (unnamed) during lifetime; then to 7 children (unnamed).
      Executrix: Mrs. Eleanor Stonestreet
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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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      several have Elinor Williams as wife. There is 16 years difference in age, i.e. between her and Edward a generation may be missing.

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      2. Ephraim Thorn.
      b. 1732-3 in Charles Co., Md.
      d. Oct. 1779 in Prince George's Co., Md.
      m. Aug. 1773-Feb. 1775 in Prince George's Co., Md.
      Mrs. Eleanor Williams Stonestreet, dau. of Basil and Mary Williams and widow of Edward Stonestreet.
      b. 1729-30 in Wales.
      d. ? (after Ephraim died, Eleanor m. 3rd Henry Duley of Prince George's Co.
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      William Coghill 15.85 PG 180.8.6 Sep 2 1729 Sep 15 1729
      Appraisers: Thomas Middleton, Zachariah Wade,
      Creditors: Francis Tolson.
      Next of kin: Edward Stonestreet, Butler Stonestreet.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Anne Coghill.
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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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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1752-1757; Liber NN {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 252. At the request of John Lanham, Sr., the following Land Commission was recorded June 25, 1754
      Memorandum that on the special petition of John Lanham, Sr., preferred to the justices of Prince George's County, Maryland on the 4th Tuesday in November in the 3rd year of his Lordship commission the Right Hon. the Lord Proprietary Dominion etc., his Lordship commission issued by order of the justices aforesaid out of the county aforesaid on the 24th day of December Anno Domini 1753. In these words following, Frederick Absolute Lord and Proprietary of the Province of Maryland and Avalon Lord Baron of Baltimore Vizt; to Messrs George Fraser, Robert Wade, Jonathan Burch and John Tolson of PGCo gentleman, whereas John Lanham, Sr., is seized of two tracts called "Foxes Hole" and "Dickeson's Lott" and preferred his petition in writing to our county court held at Upper Marlborough Town before Peter Dent, gentleman and his associates then and still justices within our county to examine evidence to prove and perpetuate the memory of the bounds of the said tracts of land. Therefore, we command you any three or two of you to examine all witnesses or persons concerned touching their knowledge of the bounds of the said tract. Witness Richard Keene, gentleman, December 15, 1753. Issued December 24, 1753, Joseph Sim, Clk
      Advertisement, by virtue of a commission had a Prince George's County court the Commissioner intend to meet at the house of John Lanham on May 28th next. Given under our hands and seals April 23, 1754, Robert Wade, John Tolson, Jonathan Burch
      Thomas Sherwood aged 50 years being sworn declares about 7 years ago Henry Dickeson came and laid out his hand upon this tree but now down and told this deponent that it was the beginning tree of "Foxes Hole" and it was told him by William Hunter that this tree was the beginning tree of "Foxes Hole" and then the commissioners ordered a post to be put down. And at the same time Henry Dickeson told this deponent that this white oak was a bounded tree of "Foxes Hole" now this deponent has his hand on. And at the same time Henry Dickeson told this deponent this hickory was the last tree of "Foxes Hole" but now down in a Locust post put down in the place and further this deponent saith not
      William Piles aged 28 years being sworn declares about 7 years ago Henry Dickeson told this deponent that this tree was the beginning tree of "Foxes Hole" but now down in their the commissioners ordered a post to be put down. And at the same time Henry Dickeson came to this place and said that here or hereabouts stood the 2nd bound tree of "Foxes Hole" but now is down and there the commissioners ordered a post to be put down. And at the same time Henry Dickeson told this deponent that this Locust was the 3rd bound tree of "Foxes Hole" but now is down and there the commissioners ordered a post to be put down. And at the same time Henry Dickeson came to this place and told this deponent that this hickory was a bound tree of "Foxes Hole" and he laid his hand upon the aforesaid hickory is now down and there the commissioners ordered a post to be put down in any further this deponent saith not.
      Edward Stonestreet, aged 50 years being sworn declares about 7 years ago Henry Dickeson told this deponent that this tree was the beginning tree of "Foxes Hole" is now down and there the commissioners ordered a post to be put down. And at the same time Henry Dickeson came here to this place and put his hand upon this Locust stump and said this was the 3rd tree of "Foxes Hole" and run from this place to the line of Battersey and to the bounded white oak of Gambrell's land and said he was told it was by William Hunter. And at the same time Henry Dickeson told this deponent that this hickory is now down was the last tree of "Foxes Hole" and he laid his hand upon the tree and there the commissioners ordered a post to be put down any further this deponent saith not
      Uriah Virgin, aged 26 being sworn declares that about 6 or 7 years ago he saw Henry Dickeson put his hand upon this tree that is now down and said it was the beginning tree of "Foxes Hole" and that it was William Hunter that he said it was the beginning tree and further this deponent saith not.
      Taken before us, May 28, 1754, Robert Wade, John Tolson, Jonathan Burch
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1774-1780; Liber CC 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 90. At the request of John Stonestreet the following Bill of Sale was recorded February 14, 1775
      I Ephraim Thorn having intermarried with Eleanor Stonestreet, relict and executrix of Edward Stonestreet, deceased which by his last will and testament did devise the most considerable part of his personal estate to the use of the said Eleanor his wife during her natural life and after her decease to his 7 children. In consideration whereof I Ephraim Thorn have sold by these presents unto John Stonestreet and Edward Stonestreet sons of Edward Stonestreet, deceased and a half themselves and the other children of Edward Stonestreet were entitled to a distributive part of the personal estate; Negroes Jack, James and Pinder, 3 feather beds and furniture, 1 horse, 6 cattle, 7 sheep, 12 hogs, 1 table, 6 chairs, 1 chest, 3 iron pots and the other furniture in the house. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this February 11, 1775, Ephraim Thorn in the presence of James White, Anthony Holmead and acknowledged before Richard Henderson

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