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

Walter Story

Male 1666 - 1726  (60 years)


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  • Name Walter Story 
    Born 1666  William and Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Apr 1726  William and Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I016767  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Walter Story,   b. 1630, William and Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1667/68, William and Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Taylor,   b. 1642,   d. Aft Mar 1711/12, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 70 years) 
    Married Abt 1661  William and Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02129  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Land,   b. Abt 1670, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1692, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years) 
    Married Abt 1688  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Story,   b. 1689, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1764, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F01024  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Morris,   b. 22 Dec 1680, Cedar Point Neck, William and Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Jun 1719, William and Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 1703  William and Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Story,   b. 1704, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1754, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 49 years)
     2. Charity Story,   b. 1712, William and Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1760, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years)
     3. Jane Story,   b. 1715, William and Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1771, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F02278  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Anne MNU Compton,   b. Bef 1677, Wm & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1731, Wm & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years) 
    Married Aft Jun 1719  Wm & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F08634  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Story, Walter, Charles County, 2nd Mch., 1725-6; 4th April, 1726.
      To grandson Walter Hanson. personalty.
      To wife Ann, dwelling plantation --- during widowhood; shd. she marry or leave Province, sd. plan. and residue of real estate to daus. Sarah Douglas, Elizabeth, Charity and Jane equally; 1/3 -of remaining pt. of estate., residue to daus. afsd,
      Exs.. Wife Anne and Robert Yates,
      Test: James Waters., Joseph Gwinn., Peter Roberson (Robinson).
      Note: 4th April, 1726, Robert Yates renounces ex. of above wills 18,498.
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      Walter Story 12.29 CH 185.9.2 Apr 10 1727 Jun 3 1727
      Appraisers: William Howard, John Howard.
      Creditors: Gustavus Browne, John Lancaster for Richard Gildart.
      Next of kin: Sarah Douglas, Elisabeth Story.
      Executrix: Mrs. Ann Story.
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      Walter Story 9.50 A CH 185.9.2 218.10.4 Aug 17 1728
      Received from: John King, John Howard, Joseph Douglass, Barton Hungerford, James Lutwidge "exclia" on Walter Lutwidge, Thomas Douglass, Richard Barber, Francis Glass, William Hawtan, Thomas Nicholls, Cleborn Lomax, William Middleton, Joseph Joy, James Smith, Robert King, Joseph Williams, Alexander Branting, John Wilder, George Scroggen, John Pain, Richard Smith, Edward Anderson, William Addison.
      Payments to: Capt. Meredith, John Lemaster, John Speake, Marck Penn, James Ranald, Daniel Jenifer, John Gwinn, Mr. Hugh Jones, Capt. Douglass, William Coody, Joseph Williams, Edward Anderson, Hannah Dixon, James Waters, Elisabeth Dixon, John Philpot, John Newman, John Fairfax, John Ehurnathy, John Watts, Brooke, Holland & Addison, Brooke & Holland, Samuell Hanson, John Chandler, Dr. Brown, Samuel Hanson, Thomas Sheltton, John Parnham, Mary Miller, Jane Fearson, estate of George Bellows.
      Executrix: Ann Story
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      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 347
      13 May 1720; Recorded at request of Col. Walter Story:
      14 May 1720: Walter Story who married the relict of Thomas Dixon, dec'd; subscribers met at the plantation of sd. Dixon for viewing same; [description of plantation and buildings]; /s/ William Penn (mark), Jo. Maddox
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      Richard Morriss 3.253 CH 53.6.1 {1719}
      Appraisers: Thomas Harriss, William Penn.
      Creditors & Next of kin: Wallter Story, John Douglas.
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      Ann Story 11.509 A CH 174.7.10 22.10.8 Oct 17 1732
      Executrix of Walter Story.
      Received from: William Addison, Charles Whorley, James Smith, Matthew Dutton, Joseph Gwinn.
      Payments to: Sarah Douglass (daughter of Walter Story, her filial portion), Elisabeth Story (daughter of Walter Story, her filial portion), Charity Story (daughter of Walter Story, her filial portion), Charity Story (legatee of George Bellows (executor was Walter Story (dead))), accountant (legatee of George Bellows (executor was Walter Story (dead))), Hannah Dixon (legatee of George Bellows (executor was Walter Story (dead))1, accountant (his filial portion) due from deceased as administratrix of his father Thomas Dixon, Robert Maslin who married Mary Dixon (her filial portion) due from deceased as administratrix of her father Thomas Dixon, Sarah Dixon (her portion of estate of Thomas Dixon), Dr. Brown, Ann Morecraft, Rap. Neale, John Bruce, Mark Penn, Richard Maslin, Nicholas Wyeth, William Coady, Rand. Morris, Charles Calvert, Esq., Samuel Hanson, Sarah Douglas.
      Administrator: John Dixon.
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      Charles County Maryland Probate Records Inventories Book 1717-1735
      59: Richard Morris decd - Walter Story, Ign Douglass nearest of kin.

      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith
      June 1699/1700 - John Scroggen, one of the orphans of George Scroggens, deceased; bound to Mrs. Penelope Land to age 21 years; said Mrs. Land dying, said Scroggens was (in Nov. Court 1702) bound to Capt. Walter Storey.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber A No. 2, pp. 208-9.

      Heard, William, Potomac River, 4th Jan., 1664; 26th Jan., 1664. Wife Bridget, execx. and sole legatee. Test: Walter Story, Andrew Ward. 1. 220.
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      Elinor Bayne 21.364 I CH 294.2.9
      Items in possession of Walter Bayne.
      Servants mentioned: James Glandford, Thomas Crotty (boy), Kath. Richardson,
      Appraisers: Walter Storey, John Fendall.
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      Charity Courts 35A.109 I CH 30,0,0 Apr 23 1713
      Appraisers: Walter Story, Samuell Hanson.
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      John Killingsworth 35A,54 I CH 40.16.5 Aug 25,1713
      Appraisers: Walter Story, Samuel Hanson.
      Creditors: Henry Hardy,
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      Burnam, William, Chas. County, 11th Dec., 1694; 20th Apr., 1695.
      To wife Alice, use of plantation during widowhood.
      to sons Samuel and John, land equally at majority of son John. In event of death of both sons without issue, estate to revert to wife Alice afsd. and her hrs.
      to wife and 2 sons afsd. personal estate equally.
      Exs.: Wife Alice and son Samuel afsd.
      Test: Abell Wakefield, Walter Story. 7. 71
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      Lynes, Ann, Chas. County, 20th Nov., 1711; 17th Dec., 1711
      To Mary Chismund and hrs., goddau. Ann, dau. of James Tyre; Anne Hoskins, wife of Col. Philip Hoskins; Frances wife of Col. Rice Hoe, in Va.; Major Walter Story, Sarah Story, dau. of sd. Walter and Mary, his wife; Robert Yates; Mary, wife of Philemon Hemsley; Rice Loe and hrs; Judith, wife of John Warren; Eliza:, wife of Benjamin Douglass, and Mary, dau. of Joseph and Penelope Douglas., personalty.
      To: Robert Yates, Brittish boy John Radfield., in payment of debt due by late husband.,
      To: John, eld. son of Col. John Seymour (late governor), and his hrs., 1000 A., "Belleconnell," on Elk R.
      Ex,: Maj. Walter Story,
      Test: Michael Martin, Matthew Scarborough., Henry Ayres. 13. 325.
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      Anne Lynes 33B.119 A CH 343.19.8 318.2.2 Aug 6 1712
      Received from: William Matthews,
      Payments to: Phil. Hemoley, Esq., Capt. William Herbert,, Col. Philip Hoskins, Mr, Edmund Howard, Capt. Henry Hardy, Mr. Robert Yates, William Bladen, Esq., Michaell Martin, Capt, Thomas Dent, Peter Palletere, Dr. Phil. Briscoe, Richard Lewellin, Mr. Joseph Manning, Mr. John Rogers, Wornell Hunt,, Esq.
      Executors: Mr. Walter Story, Mr. Michaell Marten (also Michaell Martin).
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      John Killingsworth 35A,54 I CH 40.16.5 Aug 25 1713
      Appraisers: Walter Story, Samuel Hanson.
      Creditors: Henry Hardy,
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      Hoskins, Lawrence, Chas. County, 9th Jan., 1686-7; 12th June, 1687.
      To James, son of Rebecca Tyer, entire estate.
      Extx., sd. Rebecca Tyer.
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      George Groves 35A.367 I CH 61.1.9 Mar 8 1713 May 11 1714
      Appraisers: Walter Story, William Penn.
      Creditors & Next of kin: George Dent, John Groves.
      Test: John Emerson, Walter Story. 1. 224.
      Test: Walter Story, Wm. Timothy,, Jno. Toe. 4.259.
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      Samuell Cooksey 32B.267 A CH 128.5.0 38.18.4 Jul 30 1711
      Received from: Michaell Curtiss,
      Payments to: Rev. Mr. John Fraser (minister), Mr. Cornelius White, Dr. Francis Sarson, Maj. Walter Story, William Ingall (merchant) on account of Robert Randall, Madam Mary Contee (executrix of Col. John Contee), Robert Gelly (merchant), Nathan Saile, Capt. Benjamin Hall.
      Legatees: Mary Short (daughter) wife of George Short, Elisabeth Cocksey.
      Executrix: Christian Lemaster, wife of John Lemaster.
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      Gifforde, Douglass, Charles County, 23rd May, 1720; 6th Sept., 1720
      To Howard Gardiner, personalty.
      to wife Roseaman, extx., dwelling plantation 59 A. "Gibson's Neck, " and 115 A. "Gibson Close" residue of personal estate,
      Test: Walter Story, Robt. King, Joshua Render. 16,157,
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      Bellows (Belows), George, Charles County, 28th Dec., 1724; 13th Jan., 1724.
      To god-dau. Elizabeth (wife of John Shaw,, Jr.),. personalty,
      To Hannah Dixon, Charity Story and John Dixon, residue of estate when of age.
      Ex.: Walter Story.
      Test: Wm. Puttney, Peter Robertson. 18.338.
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      James Turner 15.67 I 14.4.7 Dec 3 1696
      Appraisers: Ralph Smith, Walter Storey.
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      James Turner 15.67 A 108.14.9 55.8.9 Apr 29 1697
      A second inventory was cited in the amount of 14.4.7. Also cited as part of the inventory was #1900, which is equivalent to 7.18.4.
      Payments to: Capt. John Bayne, William Stone, John Benfeild, Col. John Courts, George Scrogen, Mr. Boulton, Randolph Brandt, Ralph Smith, George Sutton, Phillip Briscoe, Capt. Paull Bickford.
      Administrator: Joseph Willson (brother-in-law).
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      Richard Beauman l6.52 I 156.15.1 [CH] Jun 15 1698
      Appraisers: Mr, Anthony Neale, Mr, Gilbert Clarke,
      List of debts: Thomas Dixson, Thomas Simpson, William Foster, Walter Story, Henry Hardy, Clement Lomax, D, French, Michaell Webb
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      Mr, Richard Ashman 17.8 1 CH 45,14.4 Jun 22 1698
      Appraisers: Walter Story., Edward Philpott,
      Administratrix: Anne Ashman,
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber S, Page 50
      3 Jan 1692; Indenture from Walter Story, Gent., to James Cox, blacksmith; for 3,500# tobacco; a parcel of land being part of The Store plantation on the Potomac River; adjoining land of Philip Lynes, Hampton Creek; containing 50 acres; /s/ Walter Story, Mary Story (mark); wit. Wm. Hatch, James Latemar
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 66
      Recorded at request of Walter Story:
      26 May 1707; Indenture from Richard Morris, planter, to Walter Story, Gent.; for 8,000# tobacco; part of a tract called Bergen Up Zoome in William and Mary Parish; the whole tract being bound by certificate dated 4 Apr 1707; containing 310 acres; now called Area Together; /s/ Richard Morris; wit. Henry Moore, _ Hanson; 20 Sep 1707 Richard Morrise ack. Deed
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 70
      Recorded at request of Cornelius White:
      8 Aug 1705; Indenture from Richard Morris, planter, son and heir of Richard Morris, planter, dec'd, to Cornelius White, Gent.; for 5s and other considerations; a tract called Morris, His Hope; now in possession of Cornelius White formerly in tenure of John Long and others; on the west side of Budds Creek, formerly in St. Mary's Co.; bounded by John Vawdry; laid out for 75 acres; /s/ Richard Morris; wit. Wm. Harbert, Walter Story; ack. in open court 9 Sep 1707; Cornelius White paid alienation on 75 acres
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 83
      Recorded at request of Maj. Walter Story:
      9 Mar 1707; Indenture from Peter Kerricoe, planter, to Maj. Walter Story, Gent.; for 2,500# tobacco; a parcel called Preston; bounded by John Dawson's Star Cross and Nathaniel Brittory's The Wilderness; containing 60 acres; /s/ Peter Carricoe; wit. Thomas Crabb, Richd. Hodgson; ack in open court and alienation money tendered but none to receive it
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 84
      Recorded at request of Maj. Walter Story:
      9 Mar 1707; Indenture from George Gore, planter, to Walter Story, Gent.; for 2,500# tobacco; a tract called The Wilderness; containing 50 acres; /s/ Geo. Gore (mark); wit. Tho. Crabb, Richd. Hodgson; ack. in open court and alienation money tendered but none to receive it
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      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 219
      19 Mar 1718; Recorded at request of Col. Walter Story on behalf of Anne Dixon, widow:
      6 Feb 1718; Jno. Gwinn age 46 years made deposition that he heard Tho. Dixon, dec'd, say on his death bed that his dau. Mary Dixon was to have a Negroe girl
      6 Feb 1718; Deposition of Mary Story, age ca 37, that Thomas Dixon on his death bed said he wanted his dau. Mary to have the Negro girl; if Mary should die without heirs then to the rest of his children; /s/ Walter Story
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      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 347
      13 May 1720; Recorded at request of Col. Walter Story:
      14 May 1720: Walter Story who married the relict of Thomas Dixon, dec'd; subscribers met at the plantation of sd. Dixon for viewing same; [description of plantation and buildings]; /s/ William Penn (mark), Jo. Maddox
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      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 482
      27 Feb 1721; Recorded at request of Col. Walter Story, Gent.:
      24 Mar 1717/18; Letter to Mr. Story announcing safe arrival at Liverpoole of his tobacco; mentions goods with Mr. Edden, Mr. Lusting being under sail; mentions Thomas Harris, Mr. Hanson, and Benjamin Douglas and wife; now bound for Jamaica, then Liverpoole, then Virginia; /s/ Your Affectionate Friend, Tho. Pallin
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      Charles County, Maryland Liber L#2, Page 102. At the request of Walter Story of CC, gent, the following conveyance and assignments were recorded May 12, 1723.
      Apr 28, 1659 from Samuel Parker of Maryland, cooper, to William Heard of same, planter, for a valuable sum of tobacco or parcel of land on Baltemore River, bounded by Pasquohanse [Pasquahanza] Cr mouth, containing for breath, according to the old survey up towards Capt Jenkins' land, and for length up into the woods, containing about 150 acres. Signed - Samuell Parker. Wit - William Craford, Humphrey (HP his mark) Pike, Tho Lomax*.
      On the back of this deed was endorsed thus
      Know that I, William Heard of Maryland, planter, hereby assign over all my whole right of the land within mentioned, unto Peter Carr of Maryland, planter. Signed Jan 4, 1659 - William (H his mark) Heard. Wit - Jno Douglas,~Tho Lomax.
      Know that I, Peter Carr of Maryland, planter,'do hereby assign over my whole right in the land within mentioned, unto Henrie Perre and William Crafford. Signed Jan 28, 1659 - Peter (/I\ his mark) Carr. Wit - Samuell Parker, John Douglas.
      Know that I, William Craforte, do.assign over all,.my right
      Know that I, Henry Peere of Pottomock, planter,"-do assign over my "write" of all the within mentioned land to' Walter Story and John Louden of London, merchants.'.Signed,Jan 12, 1663 - HP. Wit - John Emerson, John Small.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 367-39: PRESTON: 60 acres; Possession of - 60 Acres - Storey, Walter Capt.: Surveyed 7 Mar 1682 for John Dawson at a bound oak of a tract of land called HARCROSS: Other Tracts Mentioned: HARCROSS; ; ; other notes - 60 Acres - Walter Storey from Peter Carricoe; 9 March 1707, 60 acres - John Magrah from Walter Storey; 5 June 1719,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Wicomico: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 285-19: BERGEN OP LOEM: 300 acres; Possession of - 300 Acres - Morris, Richard: Surveyed 22 Aug 1673 for Robert Rowland at a locust post in the line of Thomas Smoote called the HILLS, binding upon the aforesaid land N.E.: Other Tracts Mentioned: HILLS; other notes - 100 Acres - Samuel Hanson from Edward Anderson 22 Sep 1720, 100 Acres - Edward Anderson from Samuel Hanson 23 Sep 1720,30 Acres - Mark Penn from Cleborne Lomax, 19 Dec 1724,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 370-61: MORRIS HOPE: 75 acres; Possession of - 75 Acres - White, Cornelius: Surveyed 17 July 1667 for Richard Morris at a marked poplar at the head of a branch near the land of John Vader: Other notes - 75 Acres - Cornelius White from Richard Morris; 28 Jan 1705, 75 Acres - from Robert Hanson; 13 July 1721,75 Acres - Philip Key from Thomas Parry; 13 Dec 1737,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Piccawaxen or Wm&Mary: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 301-103: BRANDTS DISCOVERY: 120 acres; Possession of - 120 Acres - Storey, Walter : Surveyed 10 July 1696 for Walter Storey lying at Pykawaxon beginning at a bound poplar: Other notes - Philip Jenkins from Elizabeth Storey, 16 Oct 1739.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Piccawaxen or Newport or Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 382-43: HERBERTS CHANCE: 150 acres; Possession of - 150 Acres - Disclaimed: Surveyed 2 April 1707 for William Herbert beginning at the North West corner tree of a parcel of land that Major Walter Storey bought or had for Richard Morris patent Aug 10, 1713.: Other notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, This land is Disclaimed,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 375-20: WILDERNESS: 50 acres; Possession of - 50 Acres - Watkins, John: Surveyed 7 March 1673 for Nathaniel Batton at a bound White Oak on the side of a hill near the land of Thomas Manythorp.: Other notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 50 Acres - Walter Storey from George Gore; 9 Mar 1707, 50 Acres - John Magrah from Walter Storey; 5 Jun 1719, 50 Acres - John Hamil from John Smith; 24 Jan 1726, 50 Acres - John Magrah from John Hamil; 15 June 1727,

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