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

Peter Gates

Male Bef 1720 - 1787  (> 67 years)


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  • Name Peter Gates 
    Born Bef 1720  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Nov 1787  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I016358  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Sep 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 F09124  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Capshaw,   b. Bef 1724, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1787, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years) 
    Married Bef 1740  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Anne Gates,   b. Aft 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Dorothy Gates,   b. Aft 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Sarah Gates,   b. Aft 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1787, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years)
     4. Elizabeth Gates,   b. Aft 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Henrietta Gates,   b. Aft 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1787, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years)
     6. Catherine Gates,   b. Aft 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. James Truman Gates,   b. Aft 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1791, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years)
     8. Vinson Gates,   b. Aft 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1789, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years)
     9. Walter Gates,   b. Aft 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Eleanor Gates,   b. Aft 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Jane Gates,   b. Aft 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. James Gates,   b. Aft 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     13. Lucy Gates,   b. Abt 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1772 and Aug 1773, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F10558  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 255 PETER GATES, gentleman 04/23/1783 11/05/1787
      "being. in sound and perfect mind and Memory
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Jane Gates --wife
      -to have all of testator's estate both real and personal during her natural life
      -named executrix along w/ testator's son James
      2. Mary Ann Harrison -daughter
      -to have 1 shilling sterling
      3. Dorthery Brion --daughter
      -to have 1 shilling sterling
      4. Sarrah Gibbons --daughter
      -to have 1 shilling sterling
      5. Elizabeth Gibbons --daughter -to have the sum of 1 shilling sterling
      6. Henritter Queen --daughter -to have 1 shilling sterling
      7. Catherine Spalding --daughter
      -to have I shilling sterling
      8. James Truman Gates --son
      -to have after the decease of testator's widow all of the real estate on the condition that he pay to testator's sons Venson Gates and Walter Gates the sum of 20 pounds each
      9. Vinson Gates --son
      Walter Gates --son
      Elleanor Gates --daughter
      Lucy Gates --daughter
      Jane Gates --daughter
      -after widow's decease, all the personal estate to be divided among, them and testator's son James.
      Witnesses: James Wilson, Isaac Rawlings, Samuel Wilson,
      Then came: James Wilson
      Note: the testator signed the will with his mark
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      Gates, Robert, Charles Co... 16th Jan., 1733-4; 4th Feb., 1734.
      To eld. son Robert and hrs., 50 A., residue of land to be divided among rest of child., personalty to be divided among child., except a legacy to the priest. Sons Joseph and Peter to care of brother Joseph until 18 yrs. of age.
      Test: Joseph Gates, William White, Cathorine Lang. 20.880.
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      MILES, MARGET/MARGETT, Prince George's Co, 25 July 1775 28 Nov. 1776
      To granddau. Margett. Webb.. stock.
      To granddau. Routh Truman Winser, 1 shilling.
      To dau, Monaca Webb, 1 shilling.
      To daus. Priscillah Miles and Susannah Miles residue of estate to be divided equally; if either dies without Issue the survivor to get all; if both die without issue then to Monaca Webb.
      Dau, Susannah to be under care of daughter Priscillah until 16
      years of age or day of marriage.
      Wit: W. Bright; Peter Gates; James T, Gates. 41, 175
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      Charles County Land Record Book G#3, 1756-1761; Page 14- Recorded at the request of .. Gates..
      Indenture made Sep 16, 1756 from Francis Capshaw of CC, and Elizabeth, his wife, of the one part, to Peter Gates of CC, planter, of the other part, witnesses that the Capshaws, for 3000 lbs of crop tobacco to them in hand paid by sd Peter Gates .. 5 shillings sterling, they have sold Gates, all that, their title and of sd Elizabeth Capshaw .. third part of all that part or parcel of land in CC .. Thompsons Hope, containing about 150 acres. .. Signed - (_ his mark) Capshaw, Elizabeth Capshaw. Wit - Walter Hanson, James Nevison.
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      Charles County Land Record Book G#3, 1756-1761; Page 123. Aug 10, 1757 from Peter Gates of CC, planter, & Jane Gates, his wife, to George Keeth of CC, for 1000 lbs of crop tobacco to Peter and Jane in hand paid, and for 5 shillings to sd Peter in hand paid, herein conveyed is all their title and interest of sd Peter's one equal third part of all that tract in CC called Thompson Hope, containing about 189 acres. To have and to hold during all the days and years of Elizabeth Capshaw, her, natural life. Signed - Peter (P his mark) Gates, Jane (P her mark) Gates. Wit - Allen Davis, Walter Hanson, George Dent. Recorded Nov 4, 1757.
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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 Gatos, 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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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 212. At the request of Peter Gates the following Deed was recorded March 3, 1768
      Indenture made February 9, 1768; James Watson, Sr., and James Watson, Jr., planters in consideration of 100 pounds currency paid by James Gates has sold part of a tract called "Cole Brooke" and part of a tract called "Watsons Forrest" beginning at a bounded ash tree the original beginning tree of "Poplar Hills" standing in Aquasco Branch and containing 120 acres. Signed James Watson, Sr., James Watson, Jr., in the presence of and acknowledged before Francis Waring, John Harrison and at the same time Catharine Watson wife of James Watson, Jr., relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 348. At the request of Peter Gates & Others the following Supersedes was recorded January 30, 1769
      You Peter Gates, James Watson, Jr. and Arthur Daniel Gibbons do confess judgment to William Wallis for the sums of 600 pounds of tobacco and 2 shillings and 6 pence which sums were recovered on the 19th day instant to be levied on your goods chattles lands or tenements for the use of William Wallis in case Peter Gates shall not pay and satisfy the said sum and costs thereon on February 10th next. Taken this may 24th 1768, Francis Waring
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1769-1772; Liber AA 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 87. At the request of Arthur Gibbons the following Deed was recorded March 28, 1770
      Indenture made March 27, 1720; Peter Gates, planter in consideration of 50 pounds currency paid by Arthur Gibbons has sold part of a tract now called "Cole Brook" formerly called "Poplar Hills" containing 50 acres and lying on the west side of Patuxent River. Signed Peter Gates in the presence of and acknowledged before John Cooke, George Fraser Hawkins and at the same time Jane Gates w/o Peter Gates 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 281. At the request of Peter Gates the following Deed was recorded August 28, 1771
      Indenture made August 28, 1771; John Mackay, planter in consideration of 105 pounds currency paid by Peter Gates, planter have sold a part of a tract called "Anchovies Hills" containing 132 acres. Signed John Mackay in the presence of John Hepburn, Richard Camden and acknowledged before John Hepburn and at the same time Henrietta Mackay the w/o John Mackay relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1772-1774; Liber BB 3 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 5. At the request of William Gibbons the following Deed was recorded March 29, 1772
      Indenture made March 25, 1772; Peter Gates, planter in consideration of 70 pounds current money paid by William Gibbons part of a tract called "Watsons Forrest" containing 70 acres. Signed Peter Gates in the presence of John Hepburn, Samuel Hepburn and acknowledged before John Hepburn and at the same time Jane Gates w/o Peter Gates relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1780-1784; Liber FF 1 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 28. At the request of William Rawlings the following Deed was recorded March 29, 1780
      Indenture made March 27, 1780; Peter Gates, planter in consideration of 3 guineas paid by William Rawlings, carpenter has sold part of a tract called "Anchovy Hills" containing 3 acres and beginning at a bounded beech tree standing on the north side of the Aquasco Branch. Signed Peter Gates in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Gantt, Jr., Alexander Hd. Magruder and at the same time Jane Gates w/o Peter Gates relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1780-1784; Liber FF 1 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 29. At the request of Peter Gates the following Bond was recorded March 29, 1780
      I William Rawlings am held and firmly bound unto Peter Gates in the penal sum of 500 pounds current money this March 27, 1780. Whereas Peter Gates by deed of equal date conveyed to William Rawlings a piece of land whereon to build a grist mill and also for the consideration of grinding all his grain toll free which was not inserted in the agreement. The condition of this obligation is that if William Rawlings shall well and truly perform the additional agreement to grind Peter Gates grain then this obligation to be void. Signed William Rawlings in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Gantt, Jr., Alexander Hd. Magruder
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1791-1793; Liber JRM 1 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 84. At the request of William Rawlings the following Bond of Conveyance was recorded December 6, 1791
      I James Truman Gates, planter am bound unto William Rawlings in the sum of 90 pounds current money this October 8, 1787. The condition of the obligation is such that if James Truman Gates do convey to William Rawlings part of a tract called "Anchovy Hills" containing 11 7/8 acres and beginning at a bounded beach standing on the north side of the Aquasco Branch and bounded by the beginning stump of "Anchovy Hills" heretofore sold by Peter Gates to John Hawkins and that part of said tract formerly sold by Peter Gates to William Rawlings, then this obligation to be void. Signed James T. Gates in the presence of Edward Lloyd Wailes, Samuel T. Orme
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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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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 397-128: THOMPSONS HOPE: 191 acres; Possession of - 191 Acres - Maddox, James : Surveyed 27 April 1720 for James Thompson beginning at bound Red Oak standing on a level ridge between 2 branches of the North branch of Indian Creek on South West side said branch.: Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, (mm note: entered previously in folio 388),191 Acres - Richard Handforth (sp?) from James Thompson, 193 Acres - James Russell from William Treast (sp?); 27 Jan 1742, 193 Acres - James Maddox from Daniel McDaniel Jr. (sp?); 18 Oct 1743,

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