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

Thomas Harwood

Male Abt 1698 - 1770  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name Thomas Harwood 
    Born Abt 1698  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Sep 1770  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I012773  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2020 

    Father Richard Harwood,   b. Bef 1673,   d. 18 Oct 1712, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years) 
    Mother Mary MNU Harwood,   b. Bef 1677,   d. 7 Jun 1737, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 60 years) 
    Married Bef 1693  St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F07515  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Belt,   b. Abt 1696, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1780, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 11 Sep 1718  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Susannah Harwood,   b. Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth Harwood,   b. 24 May 1719, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1756, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 36 years)
     3. Richard Harwood,   b. 8 Nov 1722, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Thomas Harwood,   b. 8 Dec 1726, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1782, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     5. John Harwood,   b. 31 Jan 1728/29, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Mary Harwood,   b. 23 Jan 1729/30, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1783, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     7. Sarah Harwood,   b. Bef 1740, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1780, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years)
     8. Benjamin Harwood,   b. Bef 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1813, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 73 years)
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2020 
    Family ID F08364  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      HARWOOD, Major Thomas Sr., Prince Georges Co. 25 Jan, 1760; 27 Sep, 1770
      To wife Sarah.
      Children: Benjamin, Richard, Thomas, Mary Watkins, Sarah.
      Grandson Thomas Harwood son of my son Thomas.
      Grandson Richard Watkins son of my dau. Mary Watkins.
      Tract: 'Basonthrop Hall.'
      Exs. sons Richard and Thomas.
      Wit: Robert Tyler, Jeremiah Magruder, John Duckett Wells. 38. 172
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      TYLER, MEREEN, Prince George's Co. 9 Aug, 1750;29 Nov, 1752
      To Phill Pindel, slaves, mill and all personal estate,
      Wit: Thos. Harwood, Richard Harwood, Jr. 28.423
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      Mary Wedge, born say 1709, a white servant woman of St. Barnard's Parish, Patuxent Hundred, Prince George's County, was presented by the court in March 1727 for having a "Mulatto" child. In June 1727 she admitted that the father of her child was Robert Tyler's slave named Daniel. The court bound her daughter Violetta to her master Thomas Harwood until the age of thirty-one. She had at least four more children who were sold until the age of thirty-one: William, born 8 February 1732/3, sold to Dr. Thomas Boswell; Ned, born about 1734; a child who died before June 1735 when the case came to trial; a child born in 1736 and sold to Robert Neale; a girl, born 9 June 1737, sold to Henry Boteler; and Samuel, born 31 October 1738, sold to her master, Thomas Harwood [Court Records 1726-7, 230, 358-9; 1732-4, 164, 297-8; 1734-5, 108, 351, 410; 1736-8, 15, 46, 60-1, 504; 1738-40, 192].
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      Samuel Wedge, born 31 October 1738, was bound to Thomas Harwood until the age of thirty-one. He and his wife Jean (no race indicated) petitioned the Frederick County, Maryland Court on 15 November 1763 to have one of their children bound to Battis Trout. The same court ordered that Anthony Wedge, a three-year-old "Molatto Child," be bound apprentice to Battis Trout at the request of his unnamed father [Judgment Record 1763-6, 126, 143; Court Minutes 1763-8, November 1763, n.p.]
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      Isaac Landsdale 17.581 PG 241.17.2 Nov 20 1733 Nov 28 1733
      Appraisers: Thomas Harwood, John Lamar.
      Creditors: Ebenezar Chapman, Richard Hall.
      Next of kin: Margarett Lansdale, Elisabeth Lansdale.
      Administrator/Executor: Thomas Lancaster.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 73
      Enrolled at request of Robert Tyler, Sr. 22 Nov 1726:
      Indenture, 3 Sep 1726; Between Thomas Harwood, planter, and Robert Tyler, Sr., Gent.; for "the sum of Tenn Pistoles current money"; a parcel being part of a tract called Basing Thorphall formerly laid out for Edward Isaac now possessed by Thomas Harwood; bounded by Tyler's Spring Branch, Bowdell's Choice, Richard Duckett's and Dr. Moore's quarter called Shrewsberry Quarter; containing 10 acres; /s/ Thos. Harwood; wit. James Greenfield, Richd. Duckett; ack. by Thomas Harwood and Sarah his wife 3 Sep 1726
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 651
      Enrolled at request of William Murdock 26 Jun 1733:
      Indenture, 24 Mar 1732; Between John Murdock, Gent. and his only son William Murdock; all his lands in Prince George's Co.; /s/ John Murdock, Will. Murdock; wit. Willm. Smith, Thos. Harwood
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1749-1752; Liber PP {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 101. At the request of Thomas Harwood the following Deed was recorded March 2, 1750/1
      Indenture made February 25, 1750/1; Isaac Jones of Anne Arundel County, Maryland in consideration of 20 pounds current money paid by Thomas Harwood of PGCo and for divers other good causes and considerations him hereunto moving have sold part of a tract called "Basing Throp Hole" [sic "Basonthorpe Hall"] containing 60 acres and formerly belonging to Richard Harwood lying in the freshes on the west side of Patuxent River near the head of Boares Brook and binding on "Strife" in the possession of Mr. Nathan Wells. Signed Isaac Jones in the presence of John Hepburn, Richard Harwood and acknowledged before John Hepburn and at the same time Margaret Jones wife of Isaac Jones relinquished her right of dower.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1749-1752; Liber PP {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 103. At the request of Major Thomas Harwood the following Mortgage was recorded March 16, 1750/1
      I Benjamin Boyd, planter send greeting, whereas Thomas Harwood, gentleman have given his bond jointly with Benjamin Boyd to pay Thomas Lancaster 80 pounds 16 shillings sterling and also my bond jointly with Benjamin Boyd to John Brice for 70 pounds current money and 30 pounds sterling. Know ye therefore that I Benjamin Boyd for the saving harmless and indemnifying Thomas Harwood for and by reason of his paying for me the money aforesaid have sold to him the following 12 Negroes; Paul, Tobe, Peter, Kate, Didoe, Jenny, Sue, Moll, James, Tom, Paul, Kate under the proviso and condition following, that if Benjamin Boyd do pay unto Thomas Lancaster the aforesaid sum with legal interest at or before November 25th next then this deed to be utterly void. In witness I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this March 13, 1750/1, Benjamin Boyd in the presence of Philip Pindle, Jeremiah Harwood and acknowledged before John Hepburn