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

James Mayhew

Male Bef 1704 - 1742  (> 38 years)


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  • Name James Mayhew 
    Born Bef 1704 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Aug 1742  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I016765  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 

    Father Family Mayhew 
    Family ID F40441  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances MNU Mayhew,   d. Aft 1742, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Mayhew,   b. Aft 1730, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1794, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 62 years)
     2. Harrison Mayhew,   b. 9 Nov 1734, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1742, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 9 years)
     3. William Mayhew,   b. 1733, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1776, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years)
     4. John Mayhew,   b. 1726, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1766, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F08766  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Mayhew, James, Prince George's County, 28th Sept., 1735; 25th Aug., 1742.
      To wife [unnamed] life interest in dwell. plan. "The Advantage", at her death to pass to son William and Harrison.
      To sons James and John, "The Incloser", lying next to plan. of Philip Evans.
      Ex.: [unnamed]
      Test: Francis Piles, Peter Parker, John Osburn. MCW 22.489
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      Paul Busey 11.392 A PG 23.3.8 23.3.10 May 8 1732
      Appraisers: MM John Clagett, Thomas Clagett, Jr.
      Received from: Madam Elisabeth Hepburn, John Hepburn, Henry Dick, James Mahew.
      Payments to: Dr. Patrick Simm, Dr. James Boswell, Mr. Ralph Crabb for Mr. Thomas Colmore, John Docwra, Mr. David Cranford, Col. Jos. Belt, Benjamin Allen, Elisabeth Wilson, John Townley, William Selby, Clement Hill, Jr., James Smallwood, Mrs. Ann Miller (late Ann Beckworth, wife of John Miller), Mr. Sarah Busey, Jr., Charles Calvert, Esq., Peter Dent.
      Administrator: John Busey
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      Land Records of Prince George's County, 1730-1733
      Liber Q, Page 303
      Enrolled at request of John Magruder, bill of sale, 10 Jul 1731 James Mayhew for 427# tobacco paid by John Magruder sell a black horse I bought of Francis Piles; /s/ James Mahew (mark);
      wit. Alexr. Magruder
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 120. At the request of John Mahew the following Land Commission was recorded abt March 26, 1761
      Memorandum that on the special petition of John Mahew preferred to the justices of Prince George's County, Maryland on the 4th Tuesday in November in the 9th year of his Lordship commission the Right Hon. the Lord Proprietary Dominion etc., his Lordship commission issued by order of the justices aforesaid out of the county aforesaid on December 27, 1759. In these words following, Frederick Absolute Lord and Proprietary of the Province of Maryland and Avalon Lord Baron of Baltimore vizt; to Messrs Nathaniel Offutt, Nathaniel Magruder, Charles Beall and James Jawnihill [sic Tannehill] of PGCo Gentleman, whereas John Mahew, is seized of a tract called "Inclosure" and preferred his petition in writing to our county court held at Upper Marlborough Town before Joseph Belt Jr., Gentleman and his associates then and still justices within our county to examine evidence to prove and perpetuate the memory of the bounds of the said tract of land. Therefore, we command you any three or two of you to examine all witnesses or persons concerned touching their knowledge of the bounds of the said tract. Witness Joseph Belt, Jr., Gentleman, December 8, 1759. Issued December 27, 1759, Joseph Sim, Clk
      Being commissioned to examine evidences to prove the bounds of "Inclosure" we hereby give notice that we intend to meet at the house of James Mahew on Saturday, July 19th next. Witness our hands and seals this July 25, 1760, Nathaniel Magruder, Charles Beall
      Philip Evans, aged 65 years or thereabout, being at a bounded hickory standing standing near a valley about 50 yards from Catharine Ferguson's cleared land, disposes that 40 odd years ago there was a dispute between Old Cole and his father Walter Evans, deceased, concerning their lands upon which this deponents brother Thomas Evans got the courses of said Cole's land which is now in possession of James Mahew and he, this deponents father Walter Evans and brother Thomas Evans came to the bounded hickory aforesaid when he heard his father say the hickory wa the third bounded tree of his land and that Cole's land would come to it and futher saith not. Nathaniel Magruder, Charles Beall
      Philip Evans, Sr., aged 65 years being at a bounded white oak on the east side of Watts Branch deposes that about 40 years ago his father Walter Evans told him it was the beginning tree of Cole's land and that Cole's land would come to it and futher saith not. Nathaniel Magruder, Charles Beall
      Philip Evans, Sr., aged 65 years being at a bounded white oak standing on a point in the fork of Cabbin Branch deposes that about 40 years ago his father Walter Evans say that John Cole's land would come to the bounded tree and further saw his father prove it to be a bound tree of "Goodluck" now in possession of Mr. Lownes and futher saith not. Nathaniel Magruder, Charles Beall
      George Lowe aged 72 years being a bounded white oak standing on a point in the fork of Cabbin Branch depose that a good many years ago he was with Thomas Wilson when he heard the said Willson say the aforesaid tree was a bounded tree of Thomas Butler's land, John Beall's land and James Mayhew's land and futher saith not. Nathaniel Magruder, Charles Beall
      PGCo, August 2, 1760, met according to adjournment when John James aged 81 years being at a chestnut stump standing by the road side leading by Mr. Lowndes quarter deposes that he had at sundry times been told by Ann Morrision that the said chestnut was the bound tree of Bradford's land now in possession of Mr. Lowndes and also of Cole's land now in possession of James Mayhew and John Mayhew and futher saith not. Nathaniel Magruder, Charles Beall
      Mary James aged 72 years being at a gum stump standing 25 feet to the westward of the chestnut proved by John James disposed that about 35 years ago she was passing all the road by the said gum tree and saw Christopher Ellis who told her it was a bound tree between Bradford's land and Cole's land and futher saith not. Nathaniel Magruder, Charles Beall
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      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: INCLOSURE, THE; Owner: Beall, Ninian: Orig County = C {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Oct 2, 1687 : Ref: Liber 22 f 323 : Map Location: P-10
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      Prince George's County Circuit Court
      Land Survey, Subdivision, and Condominium Plats
      MSA S1203: (Certificates, Patented, PG)

      Advantage; Francis Piles, 198 1/2 Acres N/A Patented Certificate 155 3 0 MSA S 1203-216
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      Advantage (The), 198 1/2 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Piles, Francis 1718 Patent Record FF 7, p. 368 0 0 MSA S 1596-331
      Advantage (The), 198 1/2 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Piles, Francis 1718 Patent Record FF 7, p. 368 0 0 MSA S 1596-332
      Advantage (The), 198 1/2 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Piles, Francis 1718 Patent Record CE 1, p. 395 0 0 MSA S 1596-333

      Resurvey on the Advantage, 141 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Piles, Francis 1753 Patent Record BC and GS 4, p. 197 0 0 MSA S 1596-3646
      Resurvey on the Advantage, 141 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Piles, Francis 1753 Patent Record GS 2, p. 281 0 0 MSA S 1596-3647
      Piles, Francis; Advantage, The; 141 Acres 1753/08/10 Patented Certificate 154 5 0 MSA S 1203-215
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