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

John Gates

Male Bef 1720 - Aft 1758  (> 40 years)


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  • Name John Gates 
    Born Bef 1720  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1758  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I013932  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father Robert Gates,   b. 13 Feb 1686/87, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1733/34, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Family ID F09123  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      Elery, James, Charles County, 20th Feb.7 1725/26; 5th Mch., 1725,
      To son-in-law John Gates, personalty at age of 18. Shd. sd. John Gates demand any dues by being bound to Wm. Godah by the justices of Charles Co. court, sd. legacy to revert to dau. Elizabeth and hrs.
      to Wm. Coe, personalty.
      Dau. Elizabeth residuary legatee.
      Robert Yates, ex., to have tuition of son-in-law John Gates and dau. Elizabeth.
      Test: James Watens,William Godah, Ignatius Clempson. MCW 18,446.
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      Charles County Land Records, 1733-1743; Book O#2; Page 539.
      Recorded Jan 25, 1741 [/2] . Dec 18, 1741 from Joseph Gates of CC, planter, fourth son of Robert Yates [sic], late of CC, deceased, to Philip Key of St Mary's County, merchant, for 4300 lbs tobacco, a tract of land in CC, being part of a greater tract called the Loving Brothers, formerly granted to Jno Gates, uncle to the sd Joseph Gates and Robert Gates, father of the sd Joseph, and which part hereby sold to sd Philip adjoins to that part which sd Philip lately purchased of sd Jno Gates, & bounded by the line that divides the land between the patentees of the same at the place where Robert Gates, brother to sd Joseph, his line, ends, thence to a line that divides this land from that of Jas. Gates & John Gates Jr, brothers to the sd Joseph, containing, on a survey made by Peter Montgomery for the dividing the land between the 6 children of Robt Gates, one of the patentees, about 43 acres. Signed - Joseph (+ his mark) Gates. Wit - Allen Davies*, Wm Middleton*.
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      Charles Co Land Records 1752-1756 Liber A#3 (AKA A#1); Page (419).
      Philip Key of St Mary's County, on Dec 18, 1751, for 4300 lbs of tobacco by him paid, bought from Joseph Gates, 43 acres in CC, being part of a tract of land called the Loving Brothers, via a CC deed. Sd Philip has ever since had the full possession of same. Sd Joseph Gates is lately dead. Now this deed, dated Nov 12, 1755, between Robert Gates of CC, planter, eldest brother of sd Joseph and also "eldest son of him at law of Robert Gates farther of the said Joseph & Robert" of the one part, and the afd Philip Key of the other part, witnesses that sd Robert Gate, for 1500 lbs of inspected crop tobacco to him in hand paid, sells to sd Philip Key, all the estate, right, and title of sd Robert and his heirs, to the afd 43 acres. Signed -Robert (R his mark) Gates. Wit - Rich Harrison, John Winter. Recorded Dec 17, 1755.

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      Charles County Land Record Book G#3, 1756-1761; Page 269. Whereas Philip Key, on Nov 10, 1742, for 6000 lbs of tobacco & 40 shillings by him paid, bought from John Gates of Prince Georges County, carpenter, via CC deed, 43 acres in CC, being part of a tract of land called the Loving Brothers, which land sd Philip has ever since had the peaceable possession of, and whereas also sd Philip has this day purchased from Peter Gates his right to 43 acres, part of that tract called the Loving Brothers & adjoining to that which sd Philip formerly bought from afd John Gates, as by sd Peter's deed dated today, now this deed, made Nov 15, 1758 between Robert Gates of CC, planter, eldest brother of sd John & Peter Gates & also eldest son & heir at law of Robert Gates, father of the sd Robert, John, and Peter Gates, of the one part, and the afd Philip Key of the other part, witnesses that sd Robert Gates, for 9 sterling, sells to sd Philip Key, all the right of sd Robert to the "two several forty three" acres of land so as afd sold by his sd brothers, John & Peter Gates, to him, sd Philip Key. To have and to hold, the 2 parcels of land afd. Signed - Robert (R his mark) Gates. Wit - Allen Davis, Jas Nivison, Recorded Jan 10, 1759.
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      Charles County Land Record Book G#3, 1756-1761; Page 271. Nov 15, 1758 from Peter Gates of CC, planter, to Philip Key of St. Mary's County, merchant, for 1000 lbs of inspected crop tobacco, land in CC, being part of a greater tract called the Loving Brothers, formerly granted to John Gates, then to sd Peter & Robert Gates, father of the present seller, and which part I hereby sell to sd Philip Key adjoins to that part which sd Philip formerly bought from John Gates, brother to sd Peter, and which is bounded by John Gates' part, Dorithy Gates' land, containing, in a survey formerly made by Peter Montgomery for dividing their land between the 6 children of Robert. Gates, one of the "patentes" about 43 acres. To have and to hold to sd Key during the natural life of sd Peter Gates. Signed - Peter (P his mark) Gates. it - Allen Davis, Jas Nivison. Recorded Jan 10, 1759.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 388-74: LOVING BROTHERS RESURVEY: 535 acres; Possession of - 535 Acres - See Notes: Re-Surveyed 9 Feb 1714 for John & Robert Gates formerly 3 tracts vis ST. MICHAELS, ST. MARYS, GATES SWAMP, beginning at a bound beech now bounded in the room of a an ancient bound beech of GATES SWAMP. Pat 10 July 1716: Other Tracts Mentioned: ST. MICHAELS; ST. MARYS; GATES SWAMP; other notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 91 Acres - John Parnham from John Gates; 1 Mar 1734,176 Acres - Philip Key from John Gates; 21 Sept 1737, 43 Acres - Philip Key from John Gates; 10 Nov 1742, This land is overcharged 0:5:8-1/2, ,

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