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

James Greenfield Wood

Male Bef 1719 - 1784  (> 65 years)


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  • Name James Greenfield Wood 
    Born Bef 1719  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Mar 1784  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I013185  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 

    Father James Wood,   b. Bef 1699, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1734, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 37 years) 
    Mother Female Greenfield,   b. Bef 1703, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1734, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years) 
    Married Bef 1719  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F08650  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Martha Coleman,   b. Bef 1723, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1786, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years) 
    Married Bef 1739  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Martha Wood,   b. Abt 1739, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1827, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years)
     2. Mary Wood,   b. Bef 1756, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1818, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 62 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F08648  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret MNU Wood,   d. Aft 1796, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Aft 1770  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F08649  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller

      This is James Greenfield [sp in Will Greenfeild] Wood, bef 20 Mar 1784 in Charles County, MD. He is the father of Martha Wood that married Charles Brandt; and Mary Wood that married John Taylor Beaven. James G., was married to a Margaret when he died
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book B-1, 1782-1785; Page 282,
      James G. Wood's Will.
      I, James Greenfeild Wood of CC (planter), am weak of body but of sound and disposing mind and memory. Firstly, I want all my just debts to be paid out of hand by my executors.
      To my wife Margaret - during her natural life, all that part of a tract of land called Nottingham, which I now have in possession, being about 100 acres, lying in CC. I also give my wife, during her natural life, 3 Negroes, Dick, Moll, and Beck, and after her death, to be equally divided between my 2 daughters, Martha and Mary. I also give my wife 1 feather bed & furniture, together with 1 bay horse called Jack, 1 cow and calf, and 1 pewter dish and 6 plates.
      To my daughter Martha Brandtt - 3 Negroes, Ceasar, Alexander, and Sarah.
      To my daughter Mary Beaven - 5 Negroes, Francis, Glasgow, Sarah, Winifred, and Mosses, Also, the use of one third of my estate, during her natural life, and after her death, to be equally divided among all her children, namely Catharine, Richard, Mary, John, and Thomas Coleman.
      To my wife and my daughter Martha Brandtt - the rest of my estate, to be equally divided between them.
      Executors: my wife and Charles Brandtt.
      Signed Jan 30, 1784 - James Greenfield Wood. Wit - G. Adamas, John Billingsly, John Adams, William Thomas.
      Probated on Mar 20, 1784 by the oaths of the executors, Margaret Wood and Charles Brandt, and by the oaths of witnesses George Adams, John Billingsley, & John Adams
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      ADAMS, LUKE, Charles County, carpenter, 17 Aug 1748; 25 Feb 1748
      To bro. JOHN, land which my father devised to me in his last will, which by this will the land was to be equally divided betwixit him and me.
      To bro. THOMAS, coat.
      To bro. GEORGE, mare.
      Mother, ELIZABETH ADAMS,. extx, residue of estate.
      Wit: Jas. Greend. Wood, William Thomas, Joseph Barker. 25.549
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      THOMAS, WILLIAM, Charles Co, 26 Oct, 1775; 30 Aug, 1776
      To wife Anne Thomas, Extx. all my lands during her widowhood then to my two sons Thomas and James.
      To son Thomas Thomas, part of land called Ware" adjoining land of John Thomas on south side of line.
      To son James Thomas, part of land on north side of line and one other tract 'Thomas's Fancy," never to be sold except to each other and their heirs forever and bed.
      To son William Thomas, stock.
      To wife Ann, balance of estate during widowhood then divided between my ten youngest children: Allen, William, Nehemiah, Isaac, Josiah, Archibald, Zachey, Sarah, Teresa and Elizabeth.
      Son, Allen Thomas, Ex.
      Wit: Jas. Green'd. Wood; John Adams, Jr.; John Beavens, 41.16
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      Greenfield, Thomas Truman,St. Mary's County, 3rd Feb., 1730; 11th Mch., 1733-4.
      To eld. son Thomas Truman and hrs., 2354 A., "Trent Neck," "Stoke Bardolph," "Arcadia" and "Greenfield's Discovery," provided he conform to this will and his mother's desire touching lands descended to her by the death of her brother Kenhelm Chiseldyne; should sd. son Thomas or any of his hrs. molest, sue for and recover lands descended to his mother to detriment of son Kenhelm or hrs., then sd. son Kenhelm and hrs. shall be vested in a good and sure estate in Fee Tail as expressed to son Thomas of, in and to "Trent Neck" bought of the then Lord Baltimore and also in afsd. tracts. Son Thomas to take no benefit of this will, except what was had from uncle Thomas Truman, esq., i. e., in 1210 A. in "Trent Neck," "The Wedge," "Refuse," "Backland," "Snenton" and "The Inclosure;" sd. son Thomas dying without issue sd. lands to pass to son Kenhelm and hrs., and in default of such hrs. to son Gerard and hrs., and in default of such hrs. to son Walter and hrs., and in default of such hrs. to son Nathaniel and hrs., and in default of such hrs., to son James and hrs., and in default of such hrs. to dau. Mariamne Truman Stoddart and hrs., and in default of such hrs. to dau. Sabina and hrs., and in default of such hrs. to right male hrs. of testator.
      To son Kenhelm Truman Greenfield and hrs., "Trumans Hope," "Scegby," 150 A. bought of mother, "Saint Margaret's Island", and 1/3 of the lands his uncle Kenhelm Cheslldyne died possessed of, and in default of such hrs. to descend as directed in preceding paragraph.
      To wife Anne, lands below the 30 ft. house "Neck Gut" and the head of the branch which falls into it, being where mill stands, one-half use of mill during life, after her decease same to pass to son Thomas and hrs.
      To son Gerard Truman Greenfield and hrs., part of "Retaliation," part of "Addition," "The Barrens" and "Golden Race," Prince George Co.
      To son Walter Truman Greenfield and hrs., "Truman's Chance," whereon Robert Gill dwells, "Fishing Place," given by will of Peter Harris, "The Forks," "Addition" adjoining thereto, 109 A. bought of William Maria Farthing near John Medley's Neck.
      To son Nathaniel Truman Greenfield and hrs., land bought of John Bowles, "Farthing's Discovery," tract bought of Joshua Heartley and tract bought of Henry Gibbins.
      To son James Truman Greenfield and hrs., land bought of George Kieth and Henry Gibbins whereon Samuel Fowler now dwells, "Lamley," "Keeche's Folly," n. part of "Holbydge Town," w. part of "Penny Farthing," a lot in Seymour town.
      To dau. Mariamne Truman Stoddert and hrs., "Truman's Acquaintance."
      To dau. Sabina Truman Greenfield and hrs., "Wolf's Den," "America Felix."
      To godson Thomas Greenfield Truman and hrs., the w. 100 A. of "Penny Farthing," Charles County, on condition he and they go by the name of Greenfield as testator does by name of Truman.
      To niece Rebecca Jowles and hrs., s. of "Holbydge Town."
      To godson James Greenfield Wood the land his father holds (after his mother's decease) for and during a term of 7 yrs.
      To hrs. of John Craycraft of Prince George's County, rights and interests in "Cross Gutt."
      Testator states that some yrs. ago having agreed to sell to John Adams of Charles Co. a tract known as "Mount Olivet" for consideration of 3000 lbs. tob. and 20, of which was paid 5 and 1200 lbs. tob., wills that sd. Adams or his hrs. have the land on same terms, residue of payment to be included in personal estate, if he or they do not accept these terms money paid to be refunded to sd. Adams, and sons James, Nathaniel, Walter, Gerard, Kenhelm and Thomas and daus. Mariamne and Sabina hold sd. land successively.
      To dau. Mariamne Truman Stoddert and hrs., 15,000 lbs. tob. to be paid out of profits of lands, provided books do not show such sum as paid to her or her husband before consummation of will.
      To son Nathaniel Truman Greenfield and hrs., "Cooek's Hope," Charles Co.
      To each of child. (dau. Mariamne excepted), 16,000 lbs. tob. or value thereof. Dau. Sabina to receive portion at age of 16, or day of marriage, sons as they arrive to age of 21 yrs.
      To mother, rents of "Golden Race" during life.
      To brother James, personalty, 2/3s. personal estate to be divided between young. dau. and six sons. Should sons or daus. or their hrs. or descendants marry a Roman Catholic, or themselves embrace that religion, neither they or any of them to have any benefits from this will, and whatever is bequesthed them to revert to next Protestant heir. Disputes arising as to interpretation of this will to be referred to decision of trustees, intention of testator being that lands shall pass from one to another in the same order as herein set down, in case of want of lawful issue, tho' the sd. child. had different mothers.
      Exs.: Wife and sons Thomas and Kenhelm.
      Overseers: Daniel Dulany, Henry Holland Hawkins, Leonard Hollyday, John Stoddert, William Wilkinson, Philip Key, Thomas Gant.
      Test: John Forbes, Tho. Brooke, Thomas Addington, James Hay, Rand Morris, John Burch.
      Codicil 11th Nov., 1733. Bequest of part of "Soegby" to son Kenhelm revoked, and two northernmost 100 A. of sd. tract bequeathed to son Nathaniel in the same manner as other land in former part of will is given.
      To young son James Truman Greenfield and hrs., mortgage of land from brother James and one from Robert Elliott. Wife empowered to cancell debts against such debtors as to her seem fit objects of charity.
      Test: Joshua Nelson, Robert Elliott, Thomas Addington. 20. 892.
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      Thomas Coleman 22.389 A CH 415.1.4 45.5.8 Sep 4 1746
      Sureties: Henry Lyon, Luke Adams.
      Received from: Joseph Baker, Joseph Hynes.
      Payments to: James Russell, Mr. Henry Brook, Philip Key, Dr. Alexander Ross, Mary Wilocy, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Samuel Hanson, Walter Hanson.
      Executors: Thomas Coleman, James Grenfeild Wood and his wife Martha Wood.
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      Richard Wallace 84,176 CH 42,11,0 Aug 1 1763 Apr 4 1764
      Appraisers: James Greend. Woods, John Adams.
      Creditors: Thomas Contee for James Russell.
      Next of kin: Richard Wallace, Mary Anne Wallace.
      Administrators: John Puryman and his wife Mary Puryman.
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      THOMAS, JOHN, Charles Co. 30 Apr 1756; 9 July 1757
      To eldest son John, tract called "Ware," and my sword and kane two Negro boys,, Peter and Simon.
      To son Leonard, tract called "Bowling Green" 200 a., Negro man Ben and Negro man Jacob, 1/3 flock of sheep.
      To son James, Negro Nacy, Maartha, 1/3 flock of sheep,
      To son William all other land, provided he pay to three brothers, John, James and Leonard, each 2000 pounds of tobacco.
      To son William, two Negro boys named Charles and James given In compliance with a letter sent by me to Thomas Reeves his wife's father upon the point of marriage betwixt my son William and his dau.
      Whereas my dau. Jane, wife to Edward Swann is deceased, therefore give to my grandau. Elizabeth wife of Thomas Adams whom I hereby appoint in her stead, one Negro girl Rebecca.
      Remainder of estate to be divided into 6 equal parts between my four sons and two of my grandaus, names as follows: John, James, Leonard and William, Elizabeth Adams and Elizabeth Woods
      Son., John, ex.
      Wit: James Greenfield Wood., John Johnson, John Adams. 309.341
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      Maj. John Thomas 64.68 CH 213.1.6 Sep 29 1757 Nov 8 1757
      Appraisers: James Greend. Wood, Edward Burck.
      Creditors: Paul Rawllings, Samuel Roundell.
      Next of kin; Leonard Thomas, James Thomas.
      Executor: John Thomas.
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      Thomas Burch 89.83 CH 546,14.1 Oct 30 1765
      Appraisers: Charles Love, James Wood.
      Creditors: John Craig, Samuel Swann.
      Next of kin: John Burch, Justinian Burch.
      Administrator: Thomas Burch.
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      Gillium Wood 78.19 CH 261.3.2 Jun 11 1762
      Appraisers: Samuel Amery John Scott.
      Creditors: Matthew Maxwell, Robert Harner.
      Next of kin: John Wood, James Wood.
      Executrix: Sarah Wood.
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      Assessment of 1783 Charles County- Maryland State Archives Maryland State
      Archives
      MARYLAND INDEXES
      (Assessment of 1783, Index)
      1783
      Charles County
      MSA S 1437


      Benjamin Wood, Jr. 100 acres. CH 3rd District, General p. 13. MSA S 1161-4-10 1/4/5/47
      Benjamin Wood, Jr. Rochester, pt, 100 acres. CH 3rd District, Land p. 8. MSA S 1161-4-11 1/4/5/47
      Michael Lyon. Rochester, pt, 100 acres. CH 3rd District, Land p. 5. MSA S 1161-4-11 1/4/5/47
      Benjamin Wood. 473 acres. CH 3rd District, General p. 12. MSA S 1161-4-10 1/4/5/47
      Benjamin Wood. Woods Slipe, 67 acres. CH 3rd District, Land p. 8. MSA S 1161-4-11 1/4/5/47
      Benjamin Wood. Shrewsbury, pt, 40 acres. CH 3rd District, Land p. 8. MSA S 1161-4-11 1/4/5/47
      Meveral Moran. Shrewsbury, 120 acres. CH 3rd District, Land p. 5. MSA S 1161-4-11 1/4/5/47
      William Mason. Shrewsbury, 150 acres. CH 7th District, Land p. 10. MSA S 1161-5-5 1/4/5/48
      Benjamin Wood. Nutwells Branch, pt, 366 acres. CH 3rd District, Land p. 8. MSA S 1161-4-11 1/4/5/47
      Richard Gardiner. Nutwells Branch, pt, 160 acres. Notes: heirs. CH 3rd District, Land p. 3. MSA S 1161-4-11 1/4/5/47
      James G. Wood. 425 acres. CH 3rd District, General p. 12. MSA S 1161-4-10 1/4/5/47
      James G. Wood. Holinby, pt, 150 acres. CH 3rd District, Land p. 8. MSA S 1161-4-11 1/4/5/47
      John Beavin. Holinby, pt, 20 acres. Notes: resurveyed. CH 3rd District, Land p. 1. MSA S 1161-4-11 1/4/5/47
      John Beavin. Holinby, pt, 234 acres. CH 3rd District, Land p. 1. MSA S 1161-4-11 1/4/5/47
      James G. Wood. Nottingham, pt, 150 acres. CH 3rd District, Land p. 8. MSA S 1161-4-11 1/4/5/47
      John Adams. Nottingham, 150 acres. Notes: patent. CH 3rd District, Land p. 1. MSA S 1161-4-11 1/4/5/47
      James G. Wood. New Reeding, pt, 50 acres. Notes: escheat. CH 3rd District, Land p. 8. MSA S 1161-4-11 1/4/5/47
      James G. Wood. New Paddy, pt, 50 acres. Notes: resurveyed. CH 3rd District, Land p. 8. MSA S 1161-4-11 1/4/5/47
      John Thomas, Jr. New Paddy, pt, 60 acres. CH 3rd District, Land p. 7. MSA S 1161-4-11 1/4/5/47
      Peter Wood. 466 acres. CH 3rd District, General p. 13. MSA S 1161-4-10 1/4/5/47
      Peter Wood. New Reeding, pt, 346 acres. Notes: escheat. CH 3rd District, Land p. 8. MSA S 1161-4-11 1/4/5/47
      Peter Wood. Gavely Walk, 120 acres. CH 3rd District, Land p. 8. MSA S 1161-4-11 1/4/5/47

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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 364.
      At the request of James Greenfield Wood, the following bill of sale was recorded on Sep 30, 1749.
      I, Thomas Coleman of CC, planter, for 15 sterling money of GB, I have sold to James Greenfield Wood of CC, planter, 1 Negro boy named Cesar. signed Sep 12, 1749 - Thomas Coleman. Wit - John Adams.
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 301, Dec 9, 1767 from James Greenfield Wood of CC, planter, to John Thomas Jr of CC, planter, for 40 , part of a tract of land in CC called New Podda, and bounded by land called Buttington, Samways' Branch, the CountyranCh, containing about 90 acres. Signed - James Green Wood. Wit - Jo: 14; Harrison*, Jno Dent*. Recorded Dec 9, 1767.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 108, I, James Greenfield Wood of CC, for the natural love I have for my grandson, James Brandt, son of Charles Brandt, and for 5 shillings sterling to me in hand paid by sd James Brandt, have given to sd James Brandt, a Negro boy called Charles. Signed Apr 9, 1776 - Jas GreenL Wood. Wit - Jno Marshall, JHawkins (CC JP), Recorded Apr 24, 1776.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 108. I, James Greenfield Wood of CC, for the natural love I have for my granddaughter, Elizabeth Brandt, daughter of Charles Brandt, and for 5 shillings sterling to me in hand paid by sd Elizabeth Brandt, have given to sd Elizabeth Brandt, a Negro girl called Suck. Signed Apr 9, 1776 - Jas Green wood_ Wit - John N. Smoot, JHawkins (CC JP), Recorded Apr 24, 1776.
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      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller

      CCLR IB 2.5
      At the request of Margaret Wood & Charles Brant the following Deed was recorded this 28th April Anno Domini 1796
      This Indenture made the twenty third day of April Seventeen hundred and ninety Six Between John Beaven of Charles County in the state & Province of Maryland of the one part and Margaret Wood & Charles Brandt of the Same County and State of the other Part Whereas by the last will and Testament of James Greenfield Wood the use of one third part of the Estate of the said James Greenfield Wood not in the said will before bequeathed is bequeathed to Mary Beaven the wife of the said John Beaven during her natural life and after her decease to be equally divided among all her Children And Whereas the said John Beaven being in the right of his wife aforesaid in the enjoyment of the said Estate and being willing to Secure the Same to go to the Children aforesaid or to Such of them as have not been fully paid off after the death of the Said Mary Beaven according to the will aforesaid and fully to indemnify the Said Margaret Wood and Charles Brant Executors of the will and Testament of the Said James Greenfield Wood in the Premisses and against any Loss or injury which might Arise from an illegal use of the Said Property Now this Indenture witnesseth that the Said John Beaven for and in Consideration of the premises as and for and in Consideration of the Sum of five Shillings Current money to him in hand Paid at or before the Ensealing and delivery of these Presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath given granted bargained sold aliened Enfeoffed and Confirmed and by these presents doth give grant bargain Sell Alien Enfeoff and Confirm unto the said Margaret Wood and Charles Brant their heirs and Assigns a part of a Tract of Land lying and being in Charles County aforesaid Called Holmay Beginning at a bounded white oak the bound tree of the Tract of Land aforesaid Standing on the north side of the middle neck branch and running thence South nine degrees West untill it intersects the head of a Small branch near the main road against the Widow Thomas's plantation thence down and with the said branch until it intersects the north line of the said Tract then north with the said Line to the end of it then to the first boundary which was heretofore devised by Thomas Coleman of Charles County to Catherine Coleman as by refference to his Will may appear and which descended to the said John Beaven together with all and Singular the dwellings Improvements and appurtenances to the Same belonging or appertaining To Have and to Hold the Said part of a Tract of Land with all and Singular the dwellings improvements and appurtenances to the Same belonging or appertaining to them the said Margaret Wood and Charles Brant their Heirs and Assigns forever And the said John Beaven for himself and his heirs the said part of a Tract of Land with the Appurtenances aforesaid to the Said Margaret Wood and Charles Brant their Heirs and Assigns against the said John Beaven and against all persons claiming under him Shall and will warrant and forever defend by these Presents Provided nevertheless and it is the true intent and meaning of these Presents that if Said John Beaven Shall well and truly indemnify and save harmless the said Margaret Wood and Charles Brent as Executors aforesaid from any claim or demand which may lawfully Arise or be brought Against them by the Children aforesaid named in the said will on Account of the use of the Estate left as aforesaid to Mary Beaven during her natural life and Secure them from any Loss or injury thereby then these Presents and every Part thereof to be void and of no Effect In Witness whereof the said John Beaven hath hereunto Set his Hand and Affixed his Seal the day and year first above mentioned John Beaven seal

      Signed Sealed and delivered
      in the Presence of
      Wm D Briscoe Walter Dyson

      At the foot of the aforegoing Deed was thus written to wit:
      on the day of the date of the within Deed received of Margaret Wood and
      Charles Brant the Sum of five Shillings Current Money being the Consideration
      therein mentioned John Beaven

      Witness Walter Dyson

      Charles County Sst April 23d 1796 Came before the Subscribers two of the Justices of the Peace for the Said County John Beaven part to the Deed and Acknowledged the same to be his Act and deed to and for the purposes therein mentioned and the Land therein mentioned to be transferred to the said Margaret Wood and Charles Brant their Heirs and Assigns According to the true intent and meaning thereof Acknowledged before
      Wm D Briscoe
      Walter Dyson
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      Charles County Land Records 1782-1786; Liber Z#3; Page 251. Feb 28, 1786 from John Beavin and Mary, his wife, of CC, to Charles Brandt and Martha, his wife, of CC. Whereas the sd John Beavin and Charles Brandt, in right of their sd wives, are seized of part of 4 tracts of land in CC, which lands James Wood, late of CC, died possessed of, namely, part of Holneby, containing 170-1/2 acres, part of Reading, 81-1/2 acres, part of Poddy, 26 acres, and part of Notingham, 6 acres, and to which parts of tracts of land the sd John Beavin and Charles Brandt, in right of their sd wives, near one and the same right, title, and claim, and being willing the same should, in their lifetime, be equally divided between them, have mutually agreed and caused the sd land to be resurveyed and divided into 2 equal parts, now know that the sd John Beavin and Mary, his wife, for the agreement afd and for 5 , release to sd Charles Brandt and Martha, his wife, all their, sd John Beavin and Mary, his wife's right to the east moiety or one half part of sd parts of tracts of land, except a mill seat which is bounded by the Mill Branch at a stake in the given line of Redding, Mingoes Branch. It is likewise to be understood that this division is not to effect the land at present held by Margaret Wood, widow of the sd Wood, nor the one third part of Paddy. Signed - John Beaven, Mary Beavin. Wit - John Morton, Bent Dyson (CC JPs). Recorded May 9, 1786.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 168. Deposition, recorded at the request of Joshua Mudd. The deposition of Edward Boarman, Esq, says, as he was riding to Aug Court 1782, Mr_ John Beavin overtook him, and after riding a small distance, the sd Beavin ask[ed] this deponent if he had not heard of a dispute between him and Joshua Mudd, this deponent answered no. The sd Beavin told this deponent that Joshua Mudd had wronged his father-in- law, James Wood, out of a sum of money in collecting the public dues. The sd Beavin further said that he should have Joshua Mudd up and make him pay for it, the sd Joshua Mudd ask[ed] this deponent about his general "Carector" [character?], this deponent answered that he never "new" or heard anything amiss of him, until he heard John Beaven accuse him of wronging his father-in-law, James Wood, but always understood and believed that he supported a good "corrector" [character]. Signed - Edw Boarman,
      CC, Aug 4, 1784. I hereby certify that at the request & desire of Mr. Joshua Mudd, I took the above deposition, for fear of the deponent's death. Per Joshua Sanders. Recorded Dec 10, 1787.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 433-400: HOLMELY: 385 acres; Possession of - 385 Acres - Coleman, Thomas: Including 100 Acres called WEYMOUTH deemed to have been taken up and patented but no record appearing. It was included in this survey for Thomas Coleman 10 Nov 1737: Other Tracts Mentioned: WEYMOUTH; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 373-7: PODDA: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Coleman, Thomas: Surveyed 19 Dec 1679 for Thomas Greenfield on the West side of Patuxent river in the branches of Aquasco Creek: Conveyance notes - possession by Thomas Coleman for Jonathon Samwaye's orphan,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 416-269: READING, PART OF : 331 acres; Possession of - 331 Acres - Coleman, Thomas: ESCHEAT, the original tract called READING Re-Surveyed 22 May 1721 for Thomas Coleman lying in the county aforesaid, beginning at a bounded white oak.: Other Tracts Mentioned: READING
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 419-294: READING: 33 acres; Possession of - 33 Acres - Thomas, John : : Surveyed 28 Oct 1731 for Walter Winter & patented to John Winter: Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 33 Acres - William Winter from John Winter; 13 March 1733,,

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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 420-307: BOWLING GREEN: 200 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Thomas, John: Surveyed 1 April 1729 for John Thomas lying on the South side the Devils last branch.: {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, ,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 427-352: THOMAS FANCY: 20 acres; Possession of - 20 Acres - Thomas, Thomas: Surveyed 31 May 1731 for Thomas Thomas: ; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}

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