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

James Williams

Male Bef 1631 - 1682  (> 51 years)


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  • Name James Williams  [1
    Born Bef 1631 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Jul 1682  Calvert County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I012079  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Calvert Co. Md Williams 
    Family ID F39791  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Jane Weylett,   b. 1630, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1673, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 1668  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Williams,   b. Between 1668 and 1673, Calvert County, Maryland now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Alice Williams,   b. Abt 1669, Calvert County, Maryland now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1717, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F07963  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Grace {unproven} Young,   b. Bef 1648,   d. 7 Jul 1741, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 93 years) 
    Married Abt 1674  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Williams,   b. Abt 1677, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1698, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F07964  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      James Williams 7C.295 I CA 94.19.8 Jul 7 1682
      Appraisers: Ninian Beall, James Moore.
      List of debts: Mr. Burt, John Cupper, John Wilson.
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      James Williams 8.55 A CA 94.19.8 #4581 Jun 25 1683
      Mentions: John Melson.
      Payments to: Abraham Birkhead, Joseph Frye, John Larkins of Anne Arundel County, Hugh Jones, James Mulakin, William Pounthill.
      Administratrix: Grace Rouland (relict), wife of Lawrence Rouland.
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      John Parker (merchant) 2.54 1 CA Mar 29 1676
      Items in custody of William King.
      List of debts: Francis Dorington, John Edmundson and John Pitt and William Parrett, William Crump, Thomas Sprige, Mark Cordea, William Jones, John Pollard, William Cross, Tobias Wells, Cuthbert Fenwick, Humphrey Jones, John Blomfield, John Brooke of Choptank, Thomas Sprig, Robert Turner, Thomas Chandler, Henry Hough, Thomas Knighton, Thomas Prichard, Obedia Evans, Robert Tiller, Capt. James Berry, Thomas Carlton, Philip Boghurst, John Bollen, Richard Halley, Joseph Horseley, Jenkin Price, Thomas Carlen, John Nutalls, George Aldredge, George Thompson, Henry Smart, Thomas Angle, Francis, Domenico Gambeo, John Anery of Somerset County, John Parker (executor of George Robins), John Webster (runaway), Thomas Vaghan, William King, John Pitt, Thomas Gannt, Guy White, Henry Hooper, Richard Keene, John Holland, Demetrius Cartwright, Edward Keene, John Biger, Peter Archer, James Williams, John Edmundson, William Berry, Peter Sharpe, Richard Hooper, James Veich, Christopher Pyatt for Mr. Henry Sprey, Robert Ridgel for George Parker and part paid to John Parker, Henry Heman for William Kircum and claimed by Guy White, Symon Warford for Richard Bayley, William King for Francis Pyne, Symon Warford for William King, John Nutall for Robert Carvile.
      Administrator: William Dare.
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      John Parker 2.107 A CA #179757 #221066 Apr 7 1676
      Payments to: James Williams, Mr. Robert Ridgely.
      List of debts: Mr. Thomas Notley, Richard Moy, Thomas Bincks, Mr. Roger Baker, Thomas Clegett (executor of Richard Hooper), Mr. Robert Carvile, Richard Bayly, John Edmundson, Francis Dorrington, Mr. Christopher Rousby, Lord Proprietor, Mr. William Twith & Co. of Dorchester in England, Robert Turner, Thomas Chandler, Dr. Henry Hough, Thomas Knighton, Thomas Prichard, Obadiah Evans, Robert Tiller, Capt. James Berry, Thomas Carleton, Phillip Boghurst, John Bullen, Richard Bally, Joseph Hoosely, Jenkin Price, Thomas Carlen for John Neutall, George Aldridge, George Thompson, Henry Smart, Thomas Angle, Francis Pine, Demineco Gambro, John Avery, George Robins, John Webster (runaway), Thomas Vaughan, William King, John Pitt, Thomas Gannt, Guy White, Henry Hooper, Richard Keene, John Holland, Demetrius Cartwright, Edward Keene, John Bigger, Peter Archer, James Williams, John Edmundson, William Berry, Peter Sharpe, Richard Hooper, James Veich.
      List of bills on account: Henry Sprey to Theophilus Pyatt, George Parker to Robert Ridgely, William Kercoms to Henry Heman to Guy White, Richard Bayley to Hyman Warford, Francis Pine to William King, William King to Hymen Warford, Robert Carvile to -
      Administrator: William Dare.
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      George & Frances Beckwith 2.179 I #168725 Apr 12 1676 Apr 28 1676
      Servants mentioned: Evan Davis (carpenter), Thomas Ridgley (Joyner), Edward Compton, Samuell Nellthorp, Thomas Abbott, Richard Newman, Thomas Blackrock, Elinor Williams.
      Appraisers: Thomas Gantt, John Darnall
      List of debts: Capt. Leo Webber, Mr. John Darnall, Mr. Proctor of Ann Arundell, Col. Tue, Mr. George Parker, Mr. Gervase Ballard, John Myles, Francis Mawd, Mr. Henry White of Ann Arrundell, Mr. John Craycraft, Mr. George Hawes, Capt. Darnall, Dr. Pierce, Mr. Henry Michell, Mr. Alexander Younger, Mr. Thomas Gantt, Mr. Francis Hawkins,- Mr. Done of Severn, Mr. Guy Mute, Mr. John Gold, Mr. Michaell Townly, Mr. John Fenwick, John Wright, Mr. Loue Michaell, Thomas Browne of Dorsett County, Major Jowles, Mr. William Parker, Mr. Charles Ashham, Mr. Richard Fenwick, Mr. Thomas Cleggatt, Mr. William Bold, Mr. Samuell Hatton, Mr. Robins, of Choptank, Mr. William Davis, Simon Stacy, Mr. Thomas Cosden, William Byrd, Mr. William Hill, Richard Gibbs of the Clifts, James Williams, Mr. William Staines, Capt. Treago, Mr. Benjamin Lawrence, Mr. Thomas Massey, the widdow Ewens, Samuell Abbott, Mr. John Gittins, Richard Hutchins, Thomas Bancks, Mr. Henry Stockett, Mr. Richard Hill, Henry Exon, Col. Burges and Mr. Heshcott and Mr. Hedge, Mrs. Hanah Pott, Mr. Edward Dorsey, Mr. Nicholas Sewell, Mr. Stephen Luffe, Mr. William Dare, Capt. Quigley, Mr. Thomas Barnfield, Mr. John Foster, Mr. Joseph Tillie, Mr. John Whimfell of St. Leo Creeks, Mr. Vansweringen, Lt. Ninean Bell, Peter Joy, Capt. Charles Boteler, Mr. Cenelum Chiseldine, Mr. Robert Carvile, Mr. William Russell, Henry Everard, Mr. John Nuthall, Mr. Thomas Chandler, Mr. Jonathon Hopkins, Mr. Howard, Mr. William Parker son of Mr. A. Parker, Mr. Morderay Hunton, Mr. William King, Capt. John Allen, Dr. Wootton, Mr. Thomas Tasker, Dr. Broock, Mr. William Travers, Mr. Henry Beckwith, the publick for 20 quarters, Dr. Jones, Mr. Welsh of Ann Arrundell, Peter Archer, Thomas Taylor, Esq., Thomas Pagett, Mr. Thomas Bland, Mr. Richard Keene, Mr. Thomas Francis, Mr. Richard Ladd, Mr. Richard Mekins, Mr. Thomas Morris, Mr. Robert Clarke, John Halles, Mr. Younger, John Miles, Capt. Darnell, Mr. Notley for Mr. Doyne.
      Distribution to: the orphans (unnamed)
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      Pott, John, [CA] 9th Apr., 1675; 4th July, 1676.
      To dau. Bridget and hrs., 200 A., part of "Mt. Pleasant."
      To wife Hanna, exex., residue of '' Mt. Pleasant ' during life; to descend to son John at death of wife afsd.
      To son. John, land on s. side Spring Branch and all estate not in this province. Child. to be of age at 18 yrs. or marriage.
      Overseers: Nath. Truman, Tobias Norton, Geo. Lingan.
      Test: Nick. Terrett, James Williams, Francis Swinfen. 5. 50.
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      John Pott 2.256 I CA Jul 24 1676
      Appraisers: Ninean Beall, James Williams.
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      John Pot 4.83 A CA #13090 #16717 Jun 23 1677
      Payments to: John Welch, Thomas Cosden, Tobias Norton for Richard Smith, George Parker for Thomas & Samuell Hedge, James Williams, Francis Collier who married relict and executrix of Dr. Francis Swanston, Daniell Golstone.
      Executrix: Hannah Edwards (relict
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      Francis Strube 4.101 I CA #12346 Jun 21 1677
      Appraisers: James Williams, Richard Clarke.
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      John Bigger 4.570 A CA #29045 #29045 Dec 22 1677
      Payments to: Robert Lashly, Baker Brooke, Esq., Richard Keene, Philip Edwards (mariner in England), Mr. John Darnall, Michaell Tawney, John Baker, James Williams, Thomas Tasker for Mr. Christopher Rousby, Mordecay Handen for George Hawes, William Jones for Thomas Bankes, Capt. Henry Darnell, James Rumsey for Mr. Kenelm Chizeldyne, Thomas Tasker for Robert Carvile (executor of Elisabeth Moy (executrix of Richard Moy)), Francis Swinfin.
      Executrix: Ann Rumsey (relict), wife of James Rumsey.
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      Francis Street 6.294 A CA #12346 #12346 Aug 14 1679
      Payments to: Ninian Beale, Richard Marsham, James Williams, George Parker, Thomas Tasker, John Darnall, James Rumsey paid to Thomas Tasker, John Abinton, Thomas Gantt, Thomas Cosden, Mr. John Brooke, Arthur Ludfoord paid to John Abbington.
      Executrix: Susanna Clark, wife of Richard Clark. ("married immediately after his death".)
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      Charles Gosfright 6.631 A CA #22646*52830 Feb 13 1679
      Received from: Mr. Richard Hill, Mr. Carrew, William Jones, James Williams, Francis Collier, Pester Burges, John Dossett, Bernard Johnson, Thomas Norman, Joseph Dawkins, Samuell Goosey, Col. Henry Jowles, Mr. Weatley, Henry Cole, William Lyle, John Muffett, John Manning, Tidua Magruder, John Price, Pester Archer, James Gardner, Thomas Sprigg, Simon Edwards, James Rumsey, Thomas Greenfield, William Jones, Thomas Ellis, James Keech, Samuell Taylor, Capt. Beale, Cornelius Watkinson, John Chittum, Andrew Tonehill, John Bowling, Jonathon Goosey, William Wadsworth, Patricke Dew, John Smith, William Needham, Jone Jenkins, Paule Buesey, Samuell Griffith, Edward Prouin, William Parker, James Thompson, John Johnson, Robert Lashley, Simon Stasey, Thomas Blandford, William Collinwood, Robert Standley, Nathaniel Stanton, Theophilus Twiford.
      Payments to: William Bolter (servant), John Cotton (servant), John Chittam, Nicholas Painter paid to Thomas Tasker, Thomas Tasker, Col. Jowles, Mr. George Gosfright (father) by bill by Mr. John Ely master of Heron of London, Peeter Burger, Mr. Craycroft, sheriff's fees for arrests at suit of Dr. Lane & Thomas Tasker, John Rodgers, Thomas Tasker for serving 7 arrests at suit of John Rogers & Capt. Bolter & Dr. Jowles & John Chitham & Rodger Brooke & John Catten & James Harrison, William Calvert, Esq., Richard Marsham.
      Executors: Richard Marsham, George Lingham (also George Lingam ).
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      Lawrence Rouland 13B.26 A CA 56.2.4 64.19.10 Apr 29 1696
      Payments to: David Small, John Abbington, Mr. Holliday due from Peter Paggan & Co., William Parker, Col. Jowells.
      Distribution to: James Williams (orphan).
      Executrix: Grace Thompson (widow of James Williams), wife of Christopher Thompson.
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      John Chapman 25.150 A PG 49.17.4 49.17.4 Sep 15 1704
      Payments to: Mr. Jonathon Matthews, Maj. Barton, Charles Williams, John Ray, Simon Nicholls, John Candle, John Gerard, Christopher Thompson, Shed Willson.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Alice Lashly, wife of John Lashly.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: SOMETHING (ASSIGNED BY J DEMALL); Owner: Williams, James: Orig County = V {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Dec 16, 1672: Ref: Liber 17 f 365 : Map Location: V-11
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Note and Release, 28 August 1697
      From: JAMES WILLIAMS of P. G. County, planter
      To: JAMES MULLIKIN of P. G. County, planter
      Property: Said WILLIAMS gave a note for 16,000 lbs. of tobacco to said MULLIKIN, due 10 January next, subject to the condition that if said WILLIAMS, by the last day of November next, makes over by deed of gift 200 acres out of the north side of a tract called "Chelsey," now in the possession of said WILLIAMS, unto JAMES MULLIKIN and JANE his wife for their natural lives, and after their de-cease, to their second son THOMAS and his heirs, otherwise to their eldest son JAMES and his heirs, otherwise to descend through the whole family of said JAMES MULLIKIN and JANE his wife, then said note to be void.
      Signature: JAMES WILLIAMS
      Wit.: EDWARD WILLETT, RICHARD CHAFFEE (mark)
      JAMES MULLIKIN of P. G. County, planter, released
      JAMES WILLIAMS, son of JAMES WILLIAMS, deceased, of P. G. County, planter, from any claims or obligations, he now has or ever will have against him concerning any legacies, lands, plantations, etc., which "was given me by my father-in-law JAMES WILLIAMS, or by my mother MARY WILLIAMS wife of the above named JAMES WILLIAMS, given or bequeathed to me by my mother at or before or after marriage with the said JAMES WILLIAMS, deceased.
      Signature: JAMES MULLIKIN (mark)
      Wit.: EDWARD WILLETT, RICHARD CHAFFEE (mark) Recorded: 28 January 1697/8, Vol. A, p. 94
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Indenture, 25 January 1697
      From: JAMES WILLIAMS of P. G. County, planter
      To: JAMES MULLIKIN of P. G. County, planter, and JANE his wife during their natural lives, then to their second son THOMAS and his lawfull heirs, otherwise to their eldest son JAMES and his lawful heirs, otherwise to descend through the family of said JAMES MULLIKIN and JANE his wife.
      Property: All the 200 acre tract called "James Gift" being part of a tract called "Chesley" which is now in the possession of the said JAMES WILLIAMS. Signature: JAMES WILLIAMS
      Wit.: WILLIAM HARBERT, JOSH. CECELL
      Ackn'd: JAMES WILLIAMS, 25 January 1697/8
      Recorded: 28 January 1697/8, Vol. A, p. 95
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      Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 96 o Petition, 18 Oct 1703
      Resurvey of Chelsey in Prince George's County
      Petitioner: Christopher Thompson for the third interest of his wife, formerly Grace Williams widow of the late James Williams, Sr. left her by her right of dower; bounded by Western Branch
      Signed: Hugh Ryley, Thomas Beall, Joshua Hall, Anthony Drayne, Benjamin Brasheers, Edward Holmes, Peter Scamper (mark), Thomas Willson (mark), Christopher Baynes, William Lee, John Mills (mark), William Ray (mark)
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1774-1780; Liber CC 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 267. At the request of William Mackall Wilkinson the following Deed was recorded May 6, 1776
      Indenture made April 27, 1776; James Johnson s/o John, planter of Charles County, Maryland in consideration of 220 pounds sterling money paid by William Mackall Wilkinson, planter in of PGCo has sold part of a tract called "Woods Joy" containing 100 acres and lying on the west side of Patuxent River formerly in Calvert County, Maryland and formerly sold and conveyed by John Mirth and Grisell Mirth his wife to Michael Farmer who sold and conveyed to Arthur Ludford who sold conveyed to James Williams {d. 1683} and then sold by James Williams {d. 1698} the son of the aforesaid James Williams wife {Grace Young} to Richard Hartup {his nephew} {and then to William Cooke d. 1729}. Signed James Johnson in the presence of John Cooke, L Holliday, Jr. and acknowledged before John Cooke and at the same time Mary Ann Johnson wife of James Johnson relinquished her right of dower

      Editor Note: Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 222 {also page 137}
      Enrolled at request of William Cooke 18 Jul 1727:
      John Demall, age ca 70, made oath that Arthur Ludford sold 100 acres of 500 acres called Wood's Joy adjoining land of Henry Pope; formerly in Calvert County, to James Williams and his son James; James dying without bequest the 100 acres went to Richard Hartrup, s/o Richard Hartrup by his wife Elizabeth, who was sister to James Mullikin, dec'd, father of James Mullikin; James Mullikin, dec'd, and Elizabeth were the children of James Mullikin by his wife Mary; 24 Mar 1726
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      Calvert County Circuit Court
      Land Surveys and Condominium Plats

      Jamott, 300 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: James, William 1651 Patent Record AB and H, p. 290 0 0 MSA S 1583-860

      Jamott, 300 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: James, John 1651 Patent Record Q, p. 171 0 0 MSA S 1583-861

      Something, 200 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Williams, James 1672 Patent Record 17, p. 367 0 0 MSA S 1583-1467

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

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