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

John Edgar

Male 1699 - 1736  (37 years)

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  • Name John Edgar 
    Born 30 Aug 1699  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Nov 1736  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I011205  Tree1
    Last Modified 28 Feb 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 F06818  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Charles County Circuit Court, Birth, Deaths & Marriage Records, Liber Q
      Edgar, John, 3rd son of Richard and Joanna Edgar b. 30 Aug 1699
      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, 25 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.
      Mr. John Edgar 22.266 PG 607.4.2 Apr 6 1737 Apr 11 1737
      Appraisers: Thomas Marshall, Zepha. Wade.
      Creditors: Henry Trinn, Thomas Field.
      Next of kin: Richard Wade, William Tyler.
      Executor: Mr. William Eilbeck.
      Mr. John Edgar 16.62 A PG 607.4.2 25.15.0 Dec 29, 1737
      The amount of the accounts also included #5705
      Received from: Mr. John Abbington, Mr Jno Adderton, Mr. Samuel Hyde, Anne Rigg.
      Payments to: Thomas Marshall, William Hutchinson, Mrs. Martha Yoakely, John Falconar, James Grant, John Peacock, Victosia Quando, Thomas Monroe, Winifred Harrison, Mr. John Hambleton, Jon Williams, John Dement, Henry Trinn, Ben Stinnett, Easter Halley, Mr. Peter Dent, Mr. Daniel Dulany, Mr. Alexander Contee, William Tyler, David Ford.
      Executor: Mr. William Eibeck
      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.
      William Pile 17.9 A PG 320.13.11 295.13.10 Sep 30 1738
      Payments to: Robert Pottenger, Richard Bennett, Esq., Clement Hill, Hugh
      Arbuthnot, Isaac Hyde, George Nelson, William Eilbeck, Frances & Henry Tolson, Thomas Brooke, Isaac Langdail, John Dowcura, James Denune, estate of Phill. Plafay, Charles Calvert, Esq., Edward Sprigg, John Boyd, Robert Brookes, Elisabeth Willson, estate of Daniell Lamport, John Edgar, John Townley, Charles Daniel, Cost of suit against Zephaniah Wade, William Smith, John Dun.
      Heirs (children): Richard, William Pile.
      Executrix: Elisabeth Parker, wife of Mr. George Parker.
      Mr. George Mason 18.319 A CH 568.14.1 Aug 22 1741
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of 40.8.0.
      Sureties: Richard Tarvin, John Edger.
      Received from: Mr. Razolini, Charles Brown, Vestry of Durham Parish, Col. George Dent on account of Durham Parish, John Hobson, Mr. William Macconchie, Dr. Gustavus Brown, Col. Dent for Durham Parish, Robert Brent, Nathan Thompson, Thomas Douglass, Walter Dobson, Joshua Rateliff, Charles Adams, John Kite.
      Payments to: Mr. Razolini, Mr. Samuel Hide per Mr. Henry Mosey, Mr. Thomas Crempton, Mrs. Elisabeth Morris, John Thompson, executor of John Eburnathy, Daniel Dulany, Esq. on account of Thomas Cable for Mrs. Dulany, James Manking, Or, Brown, John Jackson, William Benson, Mr. Benjamin Fendall, Catherine Plafay, John Speake, John Hobson for building a church in Nanjemy Parish, Daniel Dulany, Esq., S. Hanson, Col. Dent, John Hamill, Jeremiah Adderton, Francis Meeke (administrator of John King), Walter Hanson.
      Representatives: widow (unnamed), 3 children (unnamed).
      Administratrix/Executrix: Anne Mason.
      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M
      Enrolled at request of John Edgars 29 Aug 1728:
      Indenture, 22 Apr 1728; Between George Dent of Charles County, Gent., and John Edgar; in consideration of an agreement heretofore made for taking up some vacant lands (discovered by Edgar) in partnership since patented by Dent; Edgar paid 4 and 200# tobacco to Dent; containing 200 acres; called Dent's Levells; located on the north side of Clark's Inheritance; /s/ Geo. Dent; wit. Thomas Mathews, Benj. Douglas; ack. by George Dent and his wife Anne
      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 394
      Enrolled at request of John Edgar 27 Mar 1729:
      Indenture, 29 Jan 1728; Between Virlinda Harrison of Charles County, widow of Joseph Harrison, Gent., dec'd, and John Edgar, Gent.; Joseph Harrison patented a tract called Market Overton for 1,200 acres originally granted to Zacharia Wade who by his will devised sd. parcel to Theodosia, his dau., now wife of William Stone of Charles Co.; William and Theodocia Stone conveyed the same to Joseph Harrison who, by his will, of 24 Dec 1726 mentioned the land to be sold if necessary to pay his debts by his exs. Virlinda Harrison, William Stone, Thomas Matthews; Stone and Matthews renounced the executorship to Virlinda; this indenture for 70; tract called Market Overton on the east side of Pamunkey Creek; bounded by Southampton originally take up by Francis Batchelor; surveyed for 150 acres; /s/ Virlinda Harrison; wit. Robt. Hanson, Gust. Brown; 29 Jan 1728 ack. by Virlinda Harrison
      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 66
      Special petition of John Edgar 4th Tues of Mar last to justices: From Charles, Lord Baltimore to George Noble, Peter Dent, John Beall & Henry Massey, Gent; regarding bounds of The Horsepenn; depositions follow:
      John Ward, age ca 64-66; gives oath regarding The Horsepen now in possession of John Edgar; mentions his father, John Ward, Sr., dec'd, his Pamunkey land; states he and George Britt got warrant of Col. Darnall for 200 acres and after Britt died he and the widow Britt executed sd. warrant on the land where Henry Ward and Henry Moore now live
      John Clemens, age ca 50; declares 15 years ago he built the first house on Edgar's land called Horsepenn; mentions Ward's Wheel, Henry Ward's plantation, Weetawick's Branch
      John Franklin, age ca 59; mentions Henry Moore 19 years ago, Weetawick's Branch, John Ward's land called Ward's Wheel
      John Gardiner, age ca 72; mentions he has known Mattawoman 40 years then called St. Thomas' Fresh; mentions Old Indian Field
      George Noble, commissioner; mentions Henry Ward, Ward's Wheel and William Benson
      Francis Pain, age 29 years; mentions Henry Ward, Ward's Wheel; also John Saunders whose dau. was Henry Ward's wife
      Henry Barnes, age ca 54; 20-30 years ago John Ward, Thomas Plunkett, widow Britt and Luke Gardiner, the surveyors; also mentions his father, Pamunkey, Old Indian Field
      Henry Ward, age ca 54; mentions James Stoddert 7 years ago, Ward's Wheel, Henry Moore
      Henry Moore, age ca 67; mentions 8-9 years ago he took up a piece of 200 acres of Moore's Chance; mentions Mr. Stoddert, surveyor, Edgar's land called The Horsepenn, John Ward, Jos. Manning, Henry Ward and Ward's Wheel; 3 Aug 1730
      Enrolled 26 Aug 1730

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