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

Thomas Snowden

Male 1722 - 1770  (48 years)


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  • Name Thomas Snowden  [1
    Born 1722  West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 May 1770  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I016286  Tree1
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Richard Snowden,   b. 28 Dec 1688, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1763, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Thomas,   b. 25 Dec 1698, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1775, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1717  West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10477  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Wright,   b. 9 Oct 1728, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years) 
    Married 1744  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Snowden,   b. Abt 1744, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1772, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years)
     2. Henry Snowden,   b. Abt 1745, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1775, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)
     3. Thomas Snowden,   b. 1750, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1803, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F10476  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      SNOWDEN, Thomas, Prince Georges Co.1 Jul, 1765; 24 May, 1770
      To children: Henry, Richard and Thomas.
      Tracts: "Davis Ford," Peter Point," Brook Grove in Frederick County, Bacon Hall, 'Diamond, "Snowdens Darling, mentions Patuxent Iron Works, left to him by his father, Richard Snowden, deceased.
      Exs. wife Mary and 3 sons.
      Wit: Joseph Jones, Samuel and Francis Beale. 38.2
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      Mr. Thomas Snowden 108.283 PG 2480.14.5May 18 1772
      Appraisers: Henry Griffith, William Coale.
      Creditors: Robert Dick, James Miller.
      Next of kin: Samuel Snowden, John Snowden.
      Executors: Henry Snowden, Thomas Snowden.
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      SNOWDEN, HENRY, Prince George's Co. 19 Feb, 1775; 22 April 1775
      To bro. Thomas Snowden, ex., all personal estate and all my part of Patuxant Iron Works with land belonging thereto all my part of the Forge and land belonging thereto, land where I now live, all land left me by my father Thos. Snowden and all other lands.
      To Ralph Crabb, 150.
      Wit: Joseph Jones; Thos, Holland; Thos. Welsh. 40.260
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      JOHNSON, THOS., Prince George's Co.9 Apr, 1748; 17 Nov, 1750
      To Thos. Snowden, 100 A., called Peter's Point," lying on the north side of one of the branches of a branch of the eastern branch of Potomack; 3 servants called Thomas, Benj. and Susannah; cattle.
      To Henry Snowden, son of Thos. Snowden, stock.
      Wit: Richard Snowden, Jr., Benj. Welsh., Richard Donoson, Jr. (Quaker). 27. 418
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1752-1757; Liber NN {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 180. At the request of Thomas Snowden the following Mortgage was recorded August 28, 1753
      Indenture made August 28, 1753; William Pile in consideration of 450 money paid by Thomas Snowden has sold several tracts of land; "Northampton", "Catherine", "Addition to Catherine" where I now dwell containing 502 acres; also 13 Negroes Anthony, Tom, Jack, Nab, Ned, Samboy, Frank, Marrear, Great Jenney, Little Jenney, Sod, Cate and Abbey provided that if William Pile shall well and truly pay unto Thomas Snowden the aforesaid sums of money with legal interest at or upon August 24 next ensuing then the above instrument of writing to be void and of no effect. Signed William Pile in the presence of and acknowledged before John Hawkins, Jr., Nathaniel Offutt
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 97. At the request of William Pile the following Deed was recorded November 1, 1760
      I Margaret Pile, widow in consideration of the love goodwill and affection which I have and do bear to my beloved son William Pile part of a tract called "Northampton" containing 206 acres and beginning at a large stone the beginning of a parcel of land sold by Mr. Thomas Snowden to Mr. Enoch Magruder; and also Negroes Tom, Moses, Fanny and Sarah; 1 feather bed and furniture and 10 head of cattle. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this October 22, 1760, Margaret Pile in the presence of James Beck, Thomas Williams and acknowledged before John Contee, Thomas Williams
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 98. At the request of Margaret Pile the following Deed was recorded November 1, 1760
      I Thomas Snowden in consideration of the love goodwill and affection which I have and bear unto my beloved sister-in-law Magaret Pile as also the sum of 10 pounds current money and likewise for divers other weighty causes and consideration me thereunto moving have given by these presents part of tract called "Northampton" containing 206 acres and beginning at a large stone the beginning of a parcel of land sold by Mr. Thomas Snowden to Mr. Enoch Magruder; and also Negroes Nabb, Anthony, Great Tom, Frank, Great Jenny, Mareer, Sue, Fanny, lucy, Sarah, Darkey, Sall, Charles, Beckey and Grace. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this October 21, 1760, Thomas Snowden in the presence of James Beck, Thomas Williams and acknowledged before John Contee, Thomas Williams and at the same time Mary Snowden w/o Thomas Snowden relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 102. At the request of Enoch Magruder the following Deed was recorded November 11, 1760
      Indenture made October 22, 1760; Thomas Snowden, Gentleman and Margaret Pile, widow in consideration of 300 pounds sterling of Great Britain paid by Enoch Magruder, merchant has sold parts of "Northampton", "Kettering" and "Addition to Kettering" containing 291-1/2 acres and beginning near the road that now leads from Mr. Rachael Spriggs to Upper Marborough Town and bounded by the dividing line between Edward Sprigg and Osborn Sprigg; as also that part of "Northampton" containing 9-3/4 acres and beginning in the branch that runs from the plantation of Mrs. Margaret Pile near where Dorothy Lucas lately lived and runs thence near the bridge over the main road next to John Cooke's Esqr. Signed Thomas Snowden, Margaret Pile in the presence of James Beck, Thomas Williams and acknowledged before John Contee, Thomas Williams and at the same time Mary Snowden w/o Thomas Snowden relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1769-1772; Liber AA 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 6. At the request of Thomas Webb the following Deed was recorded August 24, 1769
      Indenture made August 9, 1769; Thomas Snowden, iron master in consideration of 15 pounds sterling paid by Thomas Webb, planter has sold part of a tract called "Snowden's Discovery" containing 60 acres. Signed Thomas Snowden in the presence of and acknowledged before Joshua Beall, James Crow and at the same time Mary Snowden wife of Thomas Snowden relinquished her right of dower

  • Sources 
    1. [S044740] Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. Fourth Edition. Volume Two, Families G-P.

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