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

Elizabeth Plummer

Female 1678 - 1762  (84 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Plummer  [1
    Born 19 Jan 1677/78  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 Sep 1762  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I022877  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father Thomas Plummer,   b. Bef 1642, Ringmer, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1694/95, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 53 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Smith,   b. Bef 1651, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1706, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years) 
    Married Abt 1667  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F04944  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Ijams,   b. 1671, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1738, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 27 Aug 1696  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Ijams,   b. 15 Jun 1697, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1746, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 48 years)
     2. William Ijams,   b. 22 Dec 1699, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Richard Ijams,   b. Sep 1702, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary Ijams,   b. 1 May 1705, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1779, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. Charity Ijams,   b. 1707, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Nov 1768, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 61 years)
     6. Thomas Ijams,   b. 7 Aug 1708, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1768, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     7. John Ijams,   b. 1712, 'Bridge Hill' All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1783, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     8. Plummer Ijams,   b. 1715, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1792, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F11956  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      IJAMS, ELIZABETH, Anne Arundel Co. 5 May, 1762; 22 Sep, 1762
      My dec'd husband, William Ijams' will: that all effects that I shd. die possessed with, shd. be equally divided between sons, John and Plumer Ijams, and dau. Ann Williams. It is my will that they shd. settle it and dispose of it in the following manner:
      That the slaves shd. not be divided between my 3 children until the first day of December, next, but kept on plantation for benefit of son John Ijams, and my provisions to be for the use of the family, some furniture and etc.
      To son John Ijams, looking glass.
      To dau. Ann Williams, clothing.
      To dau.-in-law Ruth Ijams, my side saddle and etc.
      Sons John and Plumer Ijams, and dau. Ann Williams, to give son Thomas Ijams, 10 lbs. money.
      If any one of the rest of my children shd. have a right to any pt. of estate, I give each of them 1 s. sterl, but I think they have no right by my dec'd. husband's will.
      Wit: Richard Harwood, Jr., John J. Phelps, Ariana Ijams, Mary Tull. 31. 741
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      Plummer, Thomas, A. A. Co., 12th July, 1694; 26th Feb., 1694/5.
      To eld. son Thomas, 100 A., "Seaman's Delight," in Calvert Co.
      To eld. dau. Margaret, wife of Hugh Reily, 5 shillings, because of advances already made.
      To sec. dau. Mary, wife of William Jackson, and hrs., rights in certain tract of land, and 300 A., "Scott's Lott," in Calvert Co.
      To third dau. Susanna, wife of Francis Swanson, personalty.
      To wife Eliza:, extx., home plantation, being 164 A., part of "Bridge Hill" and "Doden," during life.
      To young. dau. Eliza: and hrs., sd. plantation at death of wife afsd. [p.87]
      In event of death of sd. Eliza: without issue, sd. plantation to pass to 2 daus. afsd., Mary Jackson and Susanna Swanson, equally.
      Test: Henry Hanslap, Edw. Brucebank, Jos. Hanslap. 7. 5
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      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith
      New information shows that Susanna Plummer was the dau. of Thomas Plummer and Elizabeth Smith (not Stockett.) Elizabeth Smith was the sister of the John Smith who d. testate in Calvert Co., Md. on Aug. 1, 1698 (probate date.) See (1) Maryland Calendar of Wills, Vol 2, p. 154, and (2) Winkelman, Agnes M., and Honeyman, Gale E. S., "The Thomas and Elizabeth (Smith) Plummer Family," p. 1.

      July 25, 1706 - The Additional Account of Elizabeth Plumer, executrix of Thomas Plumer, late of Ann Arrundell Co., deceased. The estate of ye said deceased amounts to the sum of 110 pounds, 15 shillings, sterling and 8434 pounds of tobacco. The account shows a payment of 2000 lbs. of tobacco to Susanna Ward [willed by Thomas Plummer to dau. Susanna who has now m. James Ward.]
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Papers, Box 16, Folder 17.

  • Sources 
    1. [S044775] Early Families of Southern Maryland, Volume: 8.

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