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

Eleanor Hill

Female 1699 - Aft 1749  (~ 53 years)


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  • Name Eleanor Hill  [1
    Born Between 1696 and 1699  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 15 Mar 1748/49  Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I011524  Tree1
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2020 

    Father Clement Hill,   b. 24 Feb 1669/70, Compton Bassett, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1743, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Anne Darnall,   b. 1680, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1749, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 16 Sep 1696  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01375  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Marsham Waring,   b. Abt 1680, Calvert County, Maryland now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1732, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married Abt 1713  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Marsham Waring,   b. Abt 1713, "Marsham's Rest", Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1743, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)
     2. Anne Waring,   b. Abt 1715, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1799, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F06248  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Leonard Hollyday,   b. 4 May 1691, Calvert County, Maryland now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1741, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 1732  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F07582  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 William Dr. Murray,   b. 1692, Castle Tullibardine, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1763, Dorchester County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married Bef 22 Aug 1745  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F07583  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      SHIRLEY MOLLER

      I figured out how Eleanor Hill met and married Dr. Murray in Dorchester Co.
      Her step son -in-law Francis Lee, husband of her step dau. Elizabeth Hollyday was probably a merchant or store owner and had business in Dorchester and Anne Arundel Co.'s , as his Admin Estate was filed there also, besides Cecil Co., where he died.
      ===
      Hill, Clement, Prince George's County, 10th Jan., 1742; 25th Aug., 1743.
      To son John, 1,000 A. "Baltimore" on East branch of Potomac R. with exception of 269 A. which s to be sold to Benjamin Berry, 712 A. "The Forest" on Rock Cr., 100 A. of this having been conveyed to William Ray.
      To dau. Elinor Holliday, 1/2 of 1,000 A. "Hill's Camp" Balto. Co.
      To grand dau. Sarah Bordley, property of 500 A. at death of Anne, wife of John Miller.
      To grand dau. Millicent Bordley, residue of "Hill's Camp".
      To grandchild. Elinor, and Mary Bordley, Clement, son of Henry, and to son Henry and Catholic priest that buries test. and that buries John Miller, personalty,
      To wife Ann, dwell. plan. and 1/3 estate.
      Test. wills that his son Clement, hr.-at-law, pay just debts including one to John Barret and that he take care of John Miller and his dau.]unnamed] s test. and his hrs. are obligated to do during their lives. In order to do this test. leaves 200 A. "Barrett's Purchase", "Bread and Cheese" nr. "Sprig's Mill" bought from William Ray and "Spy Park" which are to be sold at the discretion of sd. Clement.
      Exs.: wife and son Clement.
      Test: Thomas Jobson, William Harper, Susannah Jobson MCW 23.215
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      Waring, Marsham, gent., Prince George's County, 12th March, 1730; 20th Oct., 1732.
      To wife Eleanor, certain personalty and use of dwell. plan. for one year, at expiration of that time to live at "Mount Pleasant" and to have, use of 1/2 the land during widowhood, with the 48 A. bou. of William Smith, bequest not to be taken for her right of dower; and 1/3 pt. of household stuff.
      To daus. Sarah and Ann, certain personalty, and each of personal estate after certain legacies are deducted; portion of dau. Anne to be in care of Clement Hill until she arrives at age of 16.
      To son Basil and hrs., 300 A. of ""Hearts Delight," on W. branch of Patuxent, bou. of Thomas Brooke; also 38 A. "Brooke Land," adj. to afsd. tract; 300 A. "Indian Field," nr. Zachia. Swamp, Charles Co.; 96 A. "Bryan Dayley," adj. to same; certain personalty and of personal estate.
      To son Richard Marsham, ex., and hrs., 48 A. bou. of William Smith, after decease of his mother; and certain personalty.
      To Peter Davis, 5.
      To slave Sarah at Mt. Pleasant, 10 and her freedom.
      Overseers: Clement Hill, Charles Sewell.
      Test: Anne Watton, James Haddock, Clement Hill, Jr.,
      James Haddock Waring. 20.450.
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      Marsham Waring (gentleman) 12.443 A PG 1474.18.4 1359.18,0 Sep 23 1734
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of 164.5.3, in Charles County.
      Received from: George Scott, Hugh Stevenson, William Downing, Robert Wall, John Parker, Thomas Quorum, Joseph Surratt, Garrett Fitzgerald, Posthumus Thornton, Hezekiah Bussey, Aaron Roberts, John Smith, Thomas Brooke, Esq., Daniel Lamport (merchant in London), William Tarvor, William Black, Charles Rogers, John Hanbury, William Walker.
      Payments to: Jeremiah Belt, Owen Ellis for services on behalf of estate of Maj, Samuel Perrie, William Jones, Joseph Blang (or Joseph Blany), Henry Saunders, Anne Wight per Henry Sanders, James Davis, William Kitchin, Samuel Magruder, Sr. for Mr. William Hunt, Mr. William Hunt paid to Daniel Dulany, Esq., John Thomas, Thomas Coleman, Dr. Patrick Sim, Samuel Plummer, James Russell, Hugh Taylor, John Gibson, Thomas Brooke, Esq,
      Legatees; Elianor Waring (widow), Sarah Waring (dauqhter), Basil Waring (son), Anne Waring (daughter), Mr. Peter Davies, Sarah (negro),
      Executor: Richard Marsham Waring.
      ===
      Col. Leonard Hollyday 19.475 A PG 950.18.1 Sep 23 1743
      The amount of the accounts also included 18.6.6 in sterling & #6045.
      Received from: John Smith, Robert Baden, Charles Neal, Vestry of St. Paul's Parish, Mr. Samuel Hyde (merchant in London), Mr. John Buchanan (merchant in London), Samuel Taylor, Tead Fennel.
      Payments to: Clement Hill, Jr., Thomas Crompton, William Beall, Henry Massey, Priscilla Bowie (executrix of Capt. William Finch, Jr.). Thomas Freeman, Col. Gabriel Parker (of Calvert County), Thomas Hawkins (of Charles County), Daniel Dulany, Esq., William Tench, Mrs. Anne Waring (now wife of Thomas Hollyday (accountant)), Elisabeth Hollyday (daughter, her portion), Mary (daughter, her portion) wife of Francis Waring.
      Legatees: Mr. Leonard Covingtone paid to his widow Priscilla Covingtone.
      Executors: Eleanor Hollyday, Mr. Thomas Hollyday.
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      Col. Leonard Hollyday 21.399 A PG 1481.3.8 Aug 22 1745
      Received from: Hugh Taylor, Charles Neal, Robert King, Samuel Sarratt, Samuel Taylor, Anne Harris, William Kent, John Davis, Levin Wales, John Williams, Thomas Farran, John Stephens, John Mudd, Mr. Clement Hill.
      Payments to: Mr. William Black (merchant in London) paid to George Gordon, William Loyd, John Lyon, Jr., John Parran, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Francis Waring who married Mary (daughter, her portion), Francis Lee who married Elisabeth (daughter, her portion), Charles Stuart guardian to Leonard Hollyday (son, his portion), Thomas (accountant, son, his portion), Daniel Dulany, Esq., Eleanor (accountant, 1/3).
      Legatees: Thomas Gantt & his wife Margery, James Hollyday & his wife Sarah, Eleanor (accountant).
      Executors: Eleanor Hollyday who married Dr. William Murray (of Dorchester County), Thomas Hollyday (of Prince George's County).
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      Prince George's Land Record Book BB 1 - Page 129. Bond, recorded at the request of Thomas Hollyday. Mar 26, 1742. I, Eleanor Hollyday of PG, widow, give bond of 1000 sterling, to Thomas Hollyday of PG, Gent, to warrant that I, with all convenient speed, will release to sd Thomas Hollyday (son of Colo Leonard Hollyday, late of PG, decd) all manner of dower which she, sd Eleanor Hollyday, now has or might have in such lands, tenements, hereditaments, which were the sd Colo Leonard Hollyday's, and by his will, bequeathed to his sd son, Thomas Hollyday, situated in the Counties of PG & Baltimore. Signed - Eleanor Hollyday. Wit Geo. Gordon, E. Gordon, Hezekiah Magruder. Recorded May 15, 1744.
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      Prince George's Land Record Book BB 1 - Page 130. 1, Elinor Holliday of PG, widow, for the natural love I have for my son, Clement Hollyday and Thomas Holly, my son-in-law, I hereby deliver to sd Thomas Hollyday, 1 Negro woman called Sue, and 1 Negro girl called Claire, and likewise, I hereby give and deliver to my sd son, Clement Hollyday, 1 Negro boy called Charles, and 1 Negro girl called Kate. Signed May 12, 1744 - Eleanor Hollyday. Wit -
      Wm Murray, Sam Townshend, Fs Waring. Recorded May 15, 1744.
      ===
      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1797-1803;
      Folio 425 ANN COOKE 07/12/1794 08/12/1799
      "being of Sound Mind and Memory . ."
      Bequeaths to:
      I, Sarah Ann Hollyday --niece
      -to have 1 Negro woman "Nan" and Negro boy "Hesekiah"
      -to have 1 set of castors in a mahogany stand with silver top, 6 silver tea spoons and tongs
      2. Eleanor Henrietta Hollyday --niece
      -to have Negro girl "Rebecca" and Negro boy "Stephen-
      -to have 1 silver can
      3. The "Child that Mrs. Hedwich Hollyday is Pregnant with"
      -should it live to the age of 21. then to have Negro boy "Ralph" and Negro woman "Henrietta"
      -to have 1 large silver ladle and should the ehild die before arriving at the age of 21, then the items are to be divided between testatrix's two nieces Sarah and Eleanor
      -household furniture to be divided among the child and testatrix's two nieces either the furniture itsclror the money from the sale of such
      -whereas testatrix's honored grandmother. Mrs. Ann Hill died intestate, and as an heir to her daughter Mrs. Eleanor Murrey, testatrix has it right to an equal division of the estate of grandmother, the estate is to be divided among testatrix's nieces and the unborn child
      4. William Cooke, Esq.
      -whereas he is executor to Mr. John Cooke, deceased to a settlement
      of "our marriage articles and whatever should be found due me on Such Settlement be applied as in the Preceeding Bequest."
      Clement Hill --brother
      -named executor of the will
      6. Negroes
      -"Frances" to have her freedom
      Witnesses: Leonard Warring
      Eleanor Priggs
      Walter Greenfield
      Then came: Eleanor Priggs
      Note: the testatrix signed the will in her own hand
      ===
      COOK, EDWARD, Dorchester Co. 23 Sep, 1747; 15 Mar, 1748
      To son Thomas Cook, 5 S., which with the land I conveyed to Henry Trippe for his benefit, is his share.
      To 2 sons BAbbington and John Cook, to be divided bet. them, that tract where I now live, called "Malden."
      To dau. Ann Polson, 5 s.
      To dau. Mary, wife of Roger Childerston, 5 s.
      To dam. Esther, wife of William Thomas, 5 s.
      To dau, Elizabeth, wife of Edward Speeding, 5 s,
      To dau. Rachel, wife of Joseph Thomas, 5 s.
      It is reported that son BAbbington Cook, intends to marry a certain Rachell Durgann, contrary to my inclination. It is, therefore, my will if he marries with Rachell Durgan, that that pt. of "Malden" before mentioned and given to him, shall be the property and the same, I hereby give to son John Cook.
      Residue of personal estate to 2 sons BAbbington and John Cook, to be equally divided bet. them, unless son BAbbington Cook marry Rachel Dugan, and if he does, I give him 5 s. in full of his share.
      Sons BAbbington and John Cook, exs.
      Wit: Wm. Murray, Eleanor Murray, David Murray. 27. 283

  • Sources 
    1. [S044774] Early Families of Southern Maryland, Volume: 7.

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