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

Isaac Shemwell

Male Bef 1693 - Aft 1755  (> 64 years)


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  • Name Isaac Shemwell 
    Born Bef 1693 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1755  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I013334  Tree1
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 

    Father Maryland Shemwell 
    Family ID F08764  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Thorn,   b. 1711, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1727  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Shemwell,   b. 1727, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 18 Feb 1797, Granville County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 70 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F08759  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === Corrected abstract contributed by Linda Reno
      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 210
      13 Jan 1710/11; Recorded at request of Cornelius White, Gent.:
      19 Dec 1709; Indenture from Thomas Perry, late of St. Mary's County, planter, to Cornelius White, Gent.; Thomas binds himself for 7 years; /s/ Thomas Perry (mark); wit. John Parry, Thomas Morris, Ware {sic Isaac} Shernmell, John Ware (mark)
      After 3 years of satisfactory service a house to be provided for Thomas to marry Margaret Smith; /s/ Thomas Perry
      (mark); wit. John Parry, Thos. Morris, Wade {sic Isaac} Shernwell, John Ware (mark) or Hase; John Perry verified signature
      ===
      Joshua Holdsworth 38B.83 I SM 138.14.11 Mar 4 1716
      Appraisers: Thomas Barber, Robert Parker.
      Creditors: Thomas Stonestreet, Isaac Sherwell, Keneim Cheseldyne.
      ===
      Joshua Holdsworth 1.416 A SM 109.16.10 45.19.5 Apr 28 1719
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of 3.12.O.
      Received from: Thomas Chambers, Thomas Tippett, Henry Capshaw, Jonathon White, Jonathan Cager.
      Payments to: Isaac Shamwell, Thomas Reeves, Jr., Richard Wills, Francis Clark, Susanna Attaway paid to her brother Jeremiah Swann, Esq. Lloyd paid to William Hooke, William Gibson, Capt. Bladen paid to William Hook, Mr. Aisquith paid to William Hooke, Thomas Bordley, Esq., John Donaldson. Mentions: Thomas Reeves, Sr.
      Administrator: Henry Williamson.
      ===
      John Parry (gentleman) 3,239 CH 376.0.2 Dec 14 1719
      Appraisers: Samuell Williamson, John Briscoe (gentleman).
      Creditors: Thomas Turner, Isaac Shemwill.
      ===
      John Parry 3.317 A CH 376.0.2 112.11.0 Apr 1 1721
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of 50.19.9.
      Received from: Thomas Swan, Richard Haslip, Mr. Hennry Wharton, Edward Sandres, Thomas Cooper, Gillbert Lewis, Samuell Hanson.
      Payments to: James Watkins, Isaac Shamwill, Dr. James Rutherford, Gillbert Lewiss, John Abbington, Thomas Jameson, Thomas Turner, Thomas Bordley, Esq., Michaell Jenifer, John Vaudry, Richard Haslip, Thomas Lomax, George Breet, Robertt Hanson.
      Administratrix: Doroty Hanson, wife of Robertt Hanson.
      ===
      Charles Waine 8.315 SM 30.0.2 Aug 7 1723
      Appraisers: John Cartwright, John Burroughs.
      Creditors: Isaac Shemwell, Robert Scott.
      Executor: Lawrence Lawnts.
      ===
      Jameson,, Anne, Chapticoe Forest, St. Mary's County, 3rd Feb., 1724; 1st Mch., 1724.
      To Margaret and Susannah (daus. -of bro. William, ex.), wife of bro. William, Anne Bucknom, Elizabeth Simms, Elizabeth Donell., Thomas Chamberlain, Henry Jameson., Charles Matinglee, Giles Leill., Robert Whitely and bro. Thomas, personalty,
      To Mr. Lench, of St. George's, residue of money in hands of bro, Thomas.
      To 2 sisters-in-law (unnamed), residue of chattels.
      Test: Samll. Williamson, William Daniell, Mary Thimble. MCW 18,362.
      ===
      Ann Jamestone {Jameson} 7.509 A SM 243.10.6 20.16.5 Aug 2 1726
      Received from: Henry Wharton, Thomas Jamestone.
      Payments to: Capt. Richard Hopewell, Henry Jamestone, Phill. Briscoe, George Whitter, Mary Higgs, Samuell Williamson, John Hays, Isaac Shamwell.
      Legatees: Thomas Chamberlain.
      Executor: William Jamestone.
      ===
      Stevens, Benjamin,St. Mary's Co.,2nd Jan., 1732-3; 28th May, 1733.
      To son Benjamin and daus. Susana Lock, Elizabeth Stevens and Ann Blacksham, personalty.
      To son Daniel and hrs., dwelling plantation , sd. son dying without issue sd. land to his bro. Joseph and hrs., sd. Joseph dying without issue all land to son Benjamin and hrs., sd. Benjamin dying without issue to be equally divided to daus. and their hrs. No land to be sold except to each other.
      To son Joseph and hrs., other half dwelling plan.
      Wife Lettice extx.
      Test: James Wood, Isaac Shemwell, William Shemwell (Shimwell). 20. 663.
      ===
      Cosmos Parsons 13.319 A SM 75.13.6 48.8.1 Sep 13 1735
      Received from: John Langly, William Spalding, Isaca Shamel, Thomas Taney, Thomas Hutchinson, William Eliot, Thomas Fish, Robert Capley, Nicholas Whitehorne.
      Payments to: John Brady, John Parnham, Mrs. Ann Greenfield, Martha White, Thomas Tippet, Thomas Walters, Thomas Winard, Charles Strong, Joseph Patchall, John Seager, Luke Barber, George Bowles, Thomas Goslin, John Bready, Isaac Shamell, William Albert, Capt. John Hicks, Sarah Queen, Thomas Hutchinson.
      Legatees: Grace Clark.
      Executor: John Parsons.
      ===
      Thorn, William, Sr., Charles County, 22nd Nov., 1737; 15th Dec., 1737.
      To dau. Elizabeth and son William, personalty.
      To eldest son John and hrs., real estate. Residue of estate to rest of children equally.
      Ex,; Son-in-law Isaac Shamwell; in case of his mortality son James to act.
      Test: Abraham Wood, Isaac Wood, Sarah Price. 21,816,
      ===
      William Thorn, Sr. 23.61 CH 53.13.0 Feb 28 1737 Mar 14 1737
      Appraisers: John Chunn, Thomas Swann.
      Creditors: Thomas Mercer.
      Next of kin: John Thorn, James Thorn.
      Executor: Isaac Shamwell.
      ===
      William Thorn 17.6 A CH 53.13.0 15.15.5 Nov 22 1738
      Sureties: Thomas Burk, James Thorn.
      Received from: George Ward, Thomas Morris, Meverell Hulse, Joseph Allen, William Higgs, Elisabeth Daniel.
      Payments to: Thomas Mercer, Dr. Francis Parnham, John Higgs, Sarah Price, Samuel Hanson, Abraham Wood, John Thorn.
      Executor: Isaac Skinwell.
      ===
      William Shamwell 122.146 SM 119.7.0 Jan 4 1775 Sep 10 1775
      Appraisers: Thomas Nicolls, John Mills.
      Next of kin: James Shamwell Isaac Shamwell.
      Executrix: Priscilla Shamwell.

      ===
      LAND OFFICE (Patents) PT #1, Isaac Shamwell, 13 October 1744, John Higges, October 12, 1744. PP. 257-259. [MdHR17,396,1/230230. 09/08/86. Tracking No.: 10308. PD No.: 87 0385.

      LAND OFFICE (Patents) LG #E, Isaac Shemwell. 13 October 1744. P. 710. [MdHR17,395-21/23/02. 09/08/86. Tracking No.: 10308. PD No.: 87 0385.

      LAND OFFICE (Rent Rolls) 7 & 8, "Trumania". PP. 68a only. 4 April 1711. [1-24-1-2]. 09/08/86. Tracking No.: 10308. PD No.: 87 0385.

      Trumania 1711 Greenfield, Thomas Truman 184 Rent Rolls St. Clements

      Trumania 1713 Queen, Samuel 184 Rent Rolls St. Clements

      Trumania 1713 Greenfield, Thomas Truman
      Rent Rolls St. Clements

      Trumania 1713 Shemwell, Isaac
      Rent Rolls St. Clements

      Trumania 1717 Greenfield, Thomas Truman
      Rent Rolls St. Clements

      Trumania 1717 Stephens, Benjamin
      Rent Rolls St. Clements

      Trumania 1750 Shemwell, Isaac 50 Patent Records St. Clements

      Trumania 1750 Stephens, Joseph 50 Patent Records St. Clements

      Trumania 1753 Shemwell, Isaac 50 SMC Debt Books St. Clements

      Trumania 1753 Stephens, Joseph 50 SMC Debt Books St. Clements

      Trumania 1756 Stephens, Joseph 50 SMC Debt Books St. Clements

      Trumania 1784 Stephens, John
      Will of John Stephen JJ#1 f283 5/1784; 8/11/1784
      St. Clements

      Trumania 1784 Shemwell , James
      Will of John Stephen JJ#1 f283 5/1784; 8/11/1784
      St. Clements

      Trumania 1784 Stephens , Thomas Reeder
      Will of John Stephen JJ#1 f283 5/1784; 8/11/1784
      St. Clements
      ===
      1713 Shemwell, Isaac Trumania
      Rent Rolls St. Clements

      1744 Shemwell, Isaac Darby Lux 130 Coldham

      1744 Shemwell, Isaac Darbyshire 130 Patent Record PT 1, p. 258 Chaptico

      1750 Shemwell, Isaac Trumania 50 Patent Records St. Clements

      1753 Shemwell, Isaac Devonshire 50 SMC Debt Books

      1753 Shemwell, Isaac Trumania 50 SMC Debt Books St. Clements

      1753 Shemwell, Isaac Darbyshire 130 SMC Debt Books Chaptico

      === Contributed by Bonnie Treon

      Court Minutes of Granville County North Carolina 1746-1820 by Zae Hargett Gwynn, 1977

      pg 66 (proves they were in NC by 1786) (Pg. 19 in original document)-

      Aug. 1786 Court: "...John CARTER, about 12 years old last February, bound to Isaac Shemwell until 21..."

      Was he Isaac Shemwell,Jr.?

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