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

John Boyden

Male Bef 1643 - Abt 1680  (> 37 years)


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  • Name John Boyden 
    Born Bef 1643 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1680  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I010677  Tree1
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2021 

    Father Maryland Boyden 
    Family ID F07049  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Munn,   b. Bef 1660, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1708, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years) 
    Married Bef 1676  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Boyden,   b. Bef 1676, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1750, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 76 years)
     2. Elizabeth Boyce,   b. Abt 1678, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1685, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 6 years)
     3. William Boyden,   b. Abt 1680, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1700, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 19 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F05149  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Dr. John Boyden 10.226 I 16.1.12 Apr 25 1689
      Appraisers: Thomas Harman, Gerrardus Vesalls.
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 12 Sept 1665, Page 484
      Bartholmew Gartherell demands warrant against William Price and John Boyden in action of assault and battery; subpoena for John Price and John Flemine; 12 October1665
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 8 November 1664, Page 387 - 390
      William Allen and his wife Mary Allen and John Munne acknowledge the ensuing conveyance of land to John Boyden, William Boyden and Walter Cooper Indenture 8 Nov 1664 from William Allen and John Munne, planters, to John Boyden, William Boyden and Walter Cooper; for 2000# of tobacco and cask a parcel of land called "River's Spring" on the east side of the Avon River; adjoining land of James Lindsey; containing 650 acres /s/ William Allen, John Mun (mark); wit. Owen Jones, Humphy Jones (mark)
      Patent to Christopher Rivers who has due to him 250 acres of land for transporting himself and his wife Isobell, Edward and Mary Rivers, his children, and Jno. Mumine; a tract of land called River's Spring lying on the east side of a fresh of Avon River formerly called Nangemy Creek adjoining land of James Lindsey laid out for 250 acres

      22 Jun 1663; /s/ Charles Calvert, William Allen and John Mun assign their rights in this patent to John Boydon, William Boydon and Walter Cooper; 8 Aug 1664; /s/ William Allen, John Mun (mark); wit. Joseph Harrisson, Luke Greene
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 8 November 1664, Page 390, 391
      James Lindsey acknowledges conveying parcel of following patent to Owen Jones
      Patent to James Lynsey, Gent., 400 acres of land on the east side of the main fresh of the Avon River adjoining land formerly laid out for him in the Manor of Calverton for all manner of services; 27 Jun 1662; /s/ Charles Calvert James Lindsey and Mary Lindsey of St. Thomas assign their rights to Owen Jones of 400 acres; /s/ James Lindsey, Mary Lindsey (mark); wit. Jerome Dickinson (mark), John Boydon
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 8 November 1664, Page 392, 393
      William Allen and his wife acknowledge the conveyance of land as follows to Roger Dickeson: Indenture 10 Aug 1664 from William Allen of Nangemy, planter, to Roger Dickson, planter; a tract of land lying on the north side of the Potomac River and the east side of the easternmost branch of Avon River; bounded by land formerly surveyed for William Boreman and Edmond Lindsey; containing 200 acres; /s/ William Allen; wit. John Boydon, William Boydon (mark)
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      Charles County Court, 11 November 1664
      Commissioners Present: Mr. Henry Addames, Mr. Walter Beane,
      Mr. James Lindsey, Mr. Thomas Mathews, Mr. William Marshall

      The Lt General's attorney and the Lord Baltimore's attorney, Mr. William Calvert indicts William Allen, John Muns, John Boyden and John Cabell for killing and stealing of hogs; require the following oaths: James Lee says that sometime in December he found the aforementioned parties killing his hogs which were 3 sows and one shoat; William Allen said he was to give him satisfaction for them [details of confrontation over the hog killing] Thomas Chapman and Robert Downes swore they were at the house of Downes and went into the woods with James Lee to look for his hogs and saw the above mentioned men [repeating conversation that took place when the men were found]
      Indicted men requested that Thomas Chapman and Robert Downes give their oath before a jury; they state that "James Lee hope upe with a hoge upon the hors of Francom" Jury impaneled as follows: Mr. Humphery Warrent, foreman; John Cage, Francis Wine, Edward Swan, Richard Dod, John Duglas, Ignatius Causeen, Alexander Smith, John Lambert, Thomas Allonson, Nicholaus Emerson, Robert Robins
      William Calvert entered request for determination if these men were guilty of hog stealing and killing
      William Allen entered the following into the record; William Allen, John Cabell and Nemio Littell; I do hereby authorize you to kill any of my hogs in "Lewisses Necke" or of the hogs of John Delahay whose mark is [description of mark]; 16 Oct 1663; /s/ James Lee (mark); wit. George Thompson, Thomas Wentworth [instructions to the jury by William Calvert]
      James Lee swore he had lost 3 sows and shoats
      Robert Downes swore that he saw James Lee mark 11 shoats
      Thomas Chapman swore he saw the afsd. hogs at James Lee's home where he lived
      3 sows valued at 120# of tobacco; 4 pigs at 30# of tobacco; each of the men indicted to pay James Lee double the value of the swine and 200# due for a fine to James Lee and 300# fine to the Lord Proprietary
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 12 Sept 1665, Page 489
      Received this 13 Mar 1664/5 of William Allen, John Muns, John Boyden and John Cable full satisfaction for the execution obtained against them 17 Feb 1664/5 the full sum of 4640# of tobacco; /s/ James Lee; wit. Zachery Wade, Abraham Rows
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 10 March 1664/5, Page 468 - 469
      William Boyden and Walter Cooper brought the ensuring conveyance of land to be recorded: Indenture, 10 Jan 1664; from John Boyden to William Boyden and Walter Cooper
      a parcel of land called "River's Spring" on the east side of the fresh of Avon River; said parcel which John Boyden, William Boyden and Walter Cooper lastly bought of William Allen and John Mune
      /s/ John Boyden; wit. George Bradshaw, Jeremy Dickeson
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 12 Sept 1665, Page 488
      John Lumbroso demands warrant against John Boyden; actions afsd.
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 15 Nov 1665, Page 502 - 503 - 504
      John Lumbroso, Plt.; Jheromie Frost, by his atty. Mr. William Price, Def.; defendant unable to prove his claim for 530# of tobacco; non-suited and to pay court costs
      John Lumbroso, Plt.; Jheromie Frost, by his atty. Mr. William Price, Def.; action of debt; depositions given: George Harris swore he saw a bill of 400# of tobacco from Frost to Lumbroso; John Boyden swore he demanded 1000# of tobacco for the plaintiff and the defendant said it was not ready but plaintiff should have it when it was ready; Plaintiff non-suited and to pay charges
      John Lumbroso, Plt.; Mr. Wm. Price, atty. of Jheromy Frost, Def.; action of debt value of 180# of tobacco; plaintiff disowned the action George Harris demanded 10# tobacco for I day's attendance; Dr. Lumbroso ordered to pay John Boyden claimed 5 days loss of work; Dr. Lumbroso ordered to pay 150# of tobacco
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber D, Page 26
      28 May 1668; Deed of Gift from William Boyden, planter, to his brother, John Boyden; a tract of land in Mattawoman or St. Thomas Creek where William now lives; /s/ William Boyden; wit. Will. Allen, Luke Greene
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 52-1/2
      9 Jan 1671; Thomas Ashbrooke and Lettise his wife acknowledge their right to 150 acres on the east side of John Ward in Nangemy Creek; assigned to John Boyden
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 36-1/2
      14 Mar 1670; Indenture from John Boyden, planter, to William Boyden and Mathew Sanders, planters; for 3,0000 tobacco; a tract called St. Margaret; on the southwest side of a branch running up St. Thomas Creek; bounded by Thomas Wentworth, Daniel Mathena and William Boyden; containing 80 acres; Js/ John Boyden; wit. Robert Robins, Richard Chapman (mark)
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 37
      2 Mar 1670; Indenture from William Boyden., planter, to Henry Moore, planter; for a mare and other deeds; a tract called Whitland on the north side of the Piscataway River and south side of Mattawoman Creek; containing 450 acres; bounded by patent formerly granted to Thomas Hussey; /s/ William Boyden, Anne Boyden (mark) wit. Sa. Cressey, John Boyden
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 58-1/2
      2 Jun 1671; Indenture from Gerrard Breeden and Elizabeth his wife, to Ralph Coates, Gent.; for 909# plus 4,000# tobacco; a parcel called River's Spring granted Christopher Rivers; then owned by John Muns; after by John Boyden, Will Boyden and Walter Cooper; from them to James Hussey to John Hackister; then to Thomas King; from him to Gerrard Breeden; located on Nangemy Creek next to land of James Lindsey; /s/ Gerrard Breeden, Elizabeth Breeden; wit. John Wheeler, Alexander Gallant

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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 79-1/2
      9 Jan 1671; Indenture from Thomas Ashbrooke, shoemaker, to John Boydon, planter; for a certain consideration; a grant of land called Ashbrooke's Rest; bounded by John Ward and land formerly laid out for John Delahay now in possession of John Ashbrooke; containing 150 acres now in possession of John Boyden; /s/ Thomas Ashbrooke, Lettis Ashbrooke; wit. George Langham, Ralph Coats
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 102
      10 Jun 1673; Indenture from William Boyden and Mathew Sanders, planters, to Francis Thornton, planter; for 3,800# tobacco; a parcel called St. Margaret's; lying on the southwest side of a branch running into St. Thomas Creek; bounded by Daniel Mathena, William Boyden and Thomas Wentworth; containing 80 acres; /s/ William Boyden, Mathew Sanders; wit. Luke Green, John Boyden
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 103-1/2
      11 Mar 1672; Indenture from Richard True, boatwright, and Anne his wife, to John Boyden, planter; for 3,000# tobacco; a parcel called Nonesuch; lying on the west side of the main fresh of Poynton Creek; at the head of Lambert's Valley; containing 100 acres; /s/ Simond Stevens, atty. for Richard and Anne True; wit. William Nevill, William Boyden
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 113
      11 Mar 1672; Indenture from John Boyden, planter, to his brother William Boyden, planter; for diverse consideration; part of a tract of land on Mattawoman Creek which William Boyden had formerly given John being part of the land William now lives on; /s/ John Boyden; wit. William Nevill, Simon Stephens
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 122
      1673; Indenture from John Boyden, planter, to Richard Carpenter, planter; for 3,500# tobacco; a parcel called Nonesuch; bounded by Lambert's Valley; laid out for 100 acres; /s/ John Boyden; wit. Luke Green, Thomas Wharton
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 154
      30 Mar 1673; John Boyden conveys Ashbrook's Rest unto Samuell Sherrell in open court
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber G, Page 164
      1678; Deed of Gift from John Boyden to Mary Boyden, the natural born daughter of his now wife Elinor; to Elizabeth, daughter of John and Elinor; a mare
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber M, Page 115
      12 Jun 1685; Deed of Gift from Eleanor Boyce to John Boyce, s/o John Boyce, dec'd, a sorrel mare, cow and calf, featherbed and furniture; to William Boyce, s/o John Boyce, decd, a heifer; featherbed and furniture; to James Boyce, a mare filly and black heifer and calf; to William Boyden, s/o John Boyden, decd, heifer; to Mary Boyden 2 cows and calves
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 175; 10 Mar 1673;
      Indenture from John Munn, planter, to John Holme; for 7,000# of tobacco; a parcel called Shrewsbury {THEWESBURY} on the north side of Piscataway River and south side of Chingamuxon Creek; bounded by land formerly laid out for John Hatch, land formerly laid out for Thomas Allinson now possessed by Walter Peake, and land laid out for Jeremy Frost now possessed by John {O}Cain; containing 150 acres; /s/ John Munns (mark); wit. Thomas Corker, John Boyden
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 280.
      At the request of John Hamill of CC, the following deed was recorded this Mar 21, 1731.
      Feb 22, 1731 from Mary Smallwood alias Mary Boydon and James Griffin, her son, both of CC, to Jno Hamill of CC, for 5500 lbs of tobacco and for other good causes, all that tract of land that was originally surveyed for Thos Ashbrook, and sold from him to John Boydon, whose heir, [is] she above mentioned Mary Smallwood, now is known and called by the name of Ashbrook's Rest, lying in CC, and bounded by Jno Ward's land called Ing_othorp, the woods, the land formarly laid out for Jno Dillyhay now in the possession of Rich Hudson, containing and laid out for about 150 acres. Signed - Mary (M her mark) Smallwood, James (I his mark) Griffin. Wit - Robt Hanson*. Gust. Brown*.
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 374.
      At the request of George Buchannan, the following deed was recorded on Jan 24, 1749[/50).
      Jul 24, 1749 from Mary Smallwood of CC, widow, to George Buchanan of CC, for 2000 lbs tobacco and for divers other good causes, a certain parcel of land in CC, called St Marqaretts, bounded by St Thomas' Cr, the line of Thomas Wentworth's land, now in possession of Aaron Nalley, Daniel Matthews, William Boyden, containing and now laid out for about 80 acres, formerly laid out for John Boyden, as will appear by a patent in 1668. Signed - Mary (M her mark) Smallwood. Wit - Walter Hanson, Dan: of St Thos Jenifer.
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      Charles County Land Record Book G#3, 1756-1761; Page 82_ May 25, 1757 from George Buckhanan of CC, tailor, to Bayne Smallwood of CC, for 5000 lbs of crop tobacco and for divers other good causes, a parcel of land in CC called St. margaretts, bounded by St. Thomases Cr and standing near the line of Thomas Wentworth's land now in possession of Aaron Nalley, thence to a bounded tree of William Boyden & Daniel Mathoney's land, then adjoining upon the head line of William Boyden's land, containing and now laid out for about 80 acres, formerly laid out for John Boyden, as will appear by a patent granted to him, sd John Boyden, in the year 1668. Signed - Geo Buchanan. Wit - Dan of St. Thos. Jenifer, Dan Jenifer. Recorded Jun 25, 1757.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Nanjemoy or Durham Parish: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 336-20: ASHBROOKS REST: 150 acres; Possession of - 150 Acres - Boyce, John: : Surveyed 19 Aug 1664 for Thomas Ashbrook beginning at the bound tree of John Wood on the west with INGOLTHORPE: Other Tracts Mentioned: INGOLTHORPE; ; ; Conveyance notes - 150 Acres - John Hansell from Mary Brogden & James Griffin; 22 Feb1731,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Chicamuxen: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 354-22: ST. MARGARETS: 80 acres; Possession of - 80 Acres - Sanders, John: Surveyed 12 January 1668 for John Boyden at a bound pock Hickory on the S.W. side of a branch running into St. Thomas Creek: Conveyance notes - Escheat by George Buchan 1757, 40 Acres - Michael Lyon from Thomas Rlit (?) 27 July 1745,20 Acres - George Buchan from Mary Smallwood 24 July 1749, ,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Nanjemoy or Durham Parish: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 336-18: NONSUCH: 400 acres; Possession of - 400 Acres - Milstead, Edward: Surveyed 14 July 1663 for John Lambert in the woods upon the West side of the main fresh that falls into Poynton creek.:
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Chicamuxen: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 355-28: MOORES FISHING PLACE: 234 acres; Possession of - 117 Acres - Collier, Grace: 117 Acres - Graves, Dorothy: : Surveyed 4 July 1672 for Henry Moore at a bound Red Oak in the S.S.E. line of the land called HOWLAND IN THE WOODS.: Other Tracts Mentioned: HOWLAND IN THE WOODS; ; ; Conveyance notes - Possession record reads: Joshua Grace Giles Collier, 234 Acres - William Eilbeck from Dennis Nicodemus Dower 2 May 1737,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 305-20: RIVERS SPRING: 250 acres; Possession of - 250 Acres - Lynes, Philip: Surveyed 2 Aug 1661 for Christopher Rivers on the East side of the fresh run of Avon River adjoining to the land of James Lindsey: Other Tracts Mentioned: HANSONS GREEN; ; ; Conveyance notes - Included in resurvey of HANSONS GREEN escheat; 20 Sept 1731, folio 415, William Hanson from Thomas Bladen Esq; 5 May 1744,,

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