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

Johanna Edgar

Female Abt 1710 - 1775  (~ 65 years)


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  • Name Johanna Edgar 
    Born Abt 1710  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 20 Nov 1775  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I010348  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Richard Edgar,   b. Bef 1670, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 4 Apr 1719, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 49 years) 
    Mother Joanna MNU Edgar,   d. 3 Mar 1730/31, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1690  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F06817  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Benjamin Barnes,   b. Bef 14 Jun 1709, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1731 and 1735, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 21 years) 
    Married Bef 1729  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henry Barnes,   b. Abt 1731, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1793, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F06815  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Thomas Milstead,   b. 1701, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1737, Prince George's County, Maryland - Bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married Bef 1736  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Milstead,   b. Abt 1734, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1803, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F06600  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Henry Acton,   b. 11 Oct 1677, Frome, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1742/43, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married Aft Jul 1737  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F04883  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Peter Wood,   b. 1699, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1764, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married Aft 1745  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F06816  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WOOD, JOANNA, Charles Co. 10 Jan., 1772; 20 Nov., 1775
      To dau, Elizabeth Stoddert, extx., Negro man Old Charles, old trunk.
      To granddau. Susannah Truman Stoddert, tract "The Adventure," 200 acres, Negro man Charles, furniture.
      To grandson Thomas James John Stoddert, stock, furniture.
      To granddau. Joanna Truman Stoddert, stock, furniture.
      Wit: Pearson Chapman; Robert Gordon; Peter Dent. 40.486

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      Edgar, Johanna, Prince George's County, ====; 3rd March, 1730-31.
      To son John, ex., daus. Johanna Barnes, Margerett, Sarah Eilbeck and Elizabeth Wade, personalty.
      To child. afsd., residue of estate equally.
      Test: John Stoddert, Alex. Adair, Stephen Gordon. 20,156.


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      Edgar, John, Prince George's County, 10th Nov., 1736; 22nd Nov., 1736,
      To sister Margaret Tyler and hrs., 150 A. of "Market Overton," bou. of Virginia Harrison, 100 A. of "Dent's Levells," and personalty, including goods out of Mr. Eilbeck's store.
      to sister Joanna Milstead and hrs., 270 A. "The Adventure."
      to sister Sarah Eilbeck and hrs., 200 A. of dwelling plantation "Wheeler's Purchase," 100 A. "Long Acre," 100 A. of "Dent's Levells", "The Horse Pen."
      to Lower Chappell, of King Georges Parish, 5 to purchase communion plate, and 5 to purchase Bible and Common Prayer book for use of afsd. chappell, and what other books Rev. John Fraser shall think fit.
      to bro.-In-law William Eilbeck, ex., residue of estate on condition. that in case nephew John Wade shd. live to age of 21,, and also if niece Sarah Edgar Wade, shd. live to age of 16, he, the sd. Eilbeck, shall pay them certain personalty.
      Test: Capt. John Stoddert, William Hitchinson (Hitchenson), Aaron Acton. 21.733.
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      Acton, Henry, Prince George's County, 5th Dec., 1742; 14th Jan., 1742.
      To son Henry, "Aberdeen" and "Acton's Addition."
      To son John, daus. Anne Dunning and Barbara MacPherson and granddau. Hannah Dunning, personalty.
      To wife Hannah, extx., residue of estate.
      Test: William Taylor, Elizabeth Ward., William Eilbeck. MCW 23.29.

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      Thomas Milstead, b. ca 1701, age 24 on 1 Jun 1725 (CCLR P#2.44); d. 1737 Prince George's Co.; m. by 1736 Johannah Edgar; d/o Richard Edgar and Johanna _ (AA 3.212; MCW VI.180; AA 14.220); she m/1 by 1730/1 _ Barnes; m/3 by 1739 Henry Acton; child:
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      Millsteed, Thomas, planter, Prince George's County, 6th Sept., 1737; 31st Dec., 1737.
      To wife [unnamed], extx., 1/3 personal estate.
      To unborn child and hrs., 300 A. "Bachelor's Park," "Milsteed Range," "Winter Employment;" and personalty; sd. child (lying without issue "Bachelor's Park" and "Milsteed Range" to Edward Millsteed, Sr., and William Millsteed and "Winter Employment" to bro. John and hrs.
      To bro, William and hrs., "Mountin."
      To 3 bros. Edward, William and John, certain personalty and entire personal estate if afsd. child dies without hrs.
      Test: Henry Ward, Sr., James Ashbrook, John Row.
      Note: The widow is determined to have her share of the estate. 21, 820,
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      Thomas Milstead 17.151 A PG 533.0.9 5373.7.6 Mar 26 1739
      Payments to: William Hutcheson, Samuell Willson, Joseph Noble, George Walker, Dr. Robert Jones, Rev. William Mackonchie, John Rowe, Dr. Gustavus Brown, Moses Boon, John Bracken.
      Distribution to: widow (unnamed), Elisabeth Milstead (daughter).
      Executrix: Johannah Acton, wife of Mr. Henry Acton.
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      Thomas Milstead 17.151 A PG 33.0.9 373.7.6 Mar 26 1739
      Payments to: William Hutcheson, Samuell Willson, Joseph Noble, George Walker, Dr. Robert Jones, Rev. William Mackonchie, John Rower Dr. Gustavus Brown, Moses Boon, John Brackan.
      Distribution to: widow (unnamed), Elisabeth Milstead (daughter).
      Executrix: Johannah Acton, wife of Mr. Henry Acton.

      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Dec. 3, 1737 - Exhibited from Prince George's Co., will of Thomas Millstead, constituting Joanna Millstead executrix. Also widow's election. Said Joanna was granted administration.
      Sureties: William Eilbeck, William Tyler.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 30, p. 374.

      Aug. 1746 - The Prince George's Co., Md. administration account of John Atcheson shows that Atcheson's estate made a payment to Mrs. Johannah Acton.
      Source: Skinner, V. L., Jr., "Abstracts of the Administration Accounts of the Prerogative Court of Maryland, 1744-1750," p. 52.

      Aug. 1778 - The 1st Charles Co., Md. administration account of Thomas King, deceased, shows that King's estate had received a payment from Johana Wood.
      Source: T.L.C. Genealogy, "Charles County, Maryland Wills, Administration Accounts, Inventories, and Orphan Court Proceedings, 1777-1780," p. 84.

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      John Jyles [sic Tyler] 94,184 CH 352.2.7 Sep 12 1767
      Continued from folio 181
      Appraisers. Thomas Marshall Benjamin Ward.
      Creditors: James Leeper, Robert Ferguson for John Glassford.
      Next of kin: Joanna Wood, Sarah Eilbeck.
      Executor: Robert Gordon


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      Prince George's Land Record Book BB 1 - Page 367. Deed of gift, recorded at the request of Elizabeth Milsted. I, Joanna Acton of PG, know that I, for the natural love I have for my daughter, Elizabeth Milsted of PG, for divers other good causes, have granted to sd Elizabeth Milsted, 7 young Negroes, viz, boy Sharper, boy Harry, boy Peter, boy Walter, Garl Bess, Garl Jane, & Garl Grace, and 30 sterling, 2 good new feather beds & furniture, 6 cows calves, 1 riding horse, and a woman's saddle with furniture, and 2 gold rings. But if sd Elizabeth Milsted dies without having children of her body, then the afd gifts to return to sd Joanna Acton and her heirs, or any of them that be then living. Signed Aug 2, 1745 - Joanna Acton. Wit - Thos Marshall, Elizabeth Marshall, Mary (M her mark) Marshall. Recorded Aug 30, 1745.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Nanjemoy or Durham Parish: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 446-475: WIDOWS HOPE: 72 acres; Possession of - 72 Acres - Acton, Joana: Surveyed for Joana Acton, 14 Sept 1743, beginning a bounded white oak on a hill on the West side of the Coblers Branch, patented 14 Sept 1743: Other notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},

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