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

Henry Child

Male 1721 - 1772  (51 years)


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  • Name Henry Child 
    Born 1721  St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Sep 1772  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Lightning Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I019386  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 

    Father Henry Child,   b. 1684, Coleshill, Amersham, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1736, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Margaret Preston,   d. Between 1737 and 1741, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 Nov 1709  St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12032  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jemima Pottinger,   b. Abt 1723, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1785, Portland Manor, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 1742  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Cephas Child,   b. Aft 1742, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1794  (Age > 52 years)
     2. Joseph Child,   b. Aft 1742, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1783, Lyons Creek Hundred, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years)
     3. Henry Child,   b. Bef 1750, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth Child,   b. 1 Mar 1750/51, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. William Child,   b. Abt 1760, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1818, Montgomery County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
     6. Samuel Child,   b. Bef 1750, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. John Child,   d. Aft 1778, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F08400  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === Note: abstract does not include son William, but is named in his will who is left the tract "Wickham and Pottenger's Discovery", then lying in Frederick County (later Montgomery County).
      CHILD, Henry, of Portland Manor, Anne Arundel Co. 12 Dec, 1767; 6 Oct, 1772
      Ex. wife Jemima.
      Children: Henry, John, Samuel, Cephus, Joseph.
      To Henry Child son of Cephas, William Child brother of Henry.
      To brother William Child.
      Tracts: "Thompson's Pasture," "Hopyard in Frederick Co., Smithfield, Wickham, "Pottegers Discovery' in Frederick Co.
      Wit: Gerard Hopkins (Quaker) son of Phillip Hopkins, Benj. Brashears, Jonathan Brashears, Frances Murfe. 38. 827
      ===
      Samuel Pottinger 20.324 A PG 114.16.10 Aug 27 1744
      Received from; John Hanbury.
      Payments to: Virlinda Holms (legacy left children (unnamed) of William Holms Of John Pottinger (dead)), Mary Townley (administratrix of John Townley), Daniel Dulany, Esq.
      Payments to (daughters, their portions): Susannah wife of Richard Simmonds, Jemima wife of Henry Child, Elisabeth wife of James Baldin.
      Administrators: Elisabeth & James Drane.
      ===
      Samuel Purnell 80.332 AA 72.8.5 Mar 2 1763
      Appraisers: Samuel Lain (son of Joseph Lain) John Brown.
      Creditors: Henry Darnall B. Mannor, Kensey Johns.
      Next of kin: Robert Pottinger, John Pottinger.
      Administrator: Henry Childs.

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