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

John Ashcomb

Male Abt 1626 - 1684  (~ 58 years)


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  • Name John Ashcomb 
    Born Abt 1626  Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Aug 1684  Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023217  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2021 

    Family ID F48652  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Winifred MNU Ashcomb,   b. Abt 1630, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1684, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married Bef 1646  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Ashcomb,   b. Bef 1646, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1685, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 39 years)
     2. Nathaniel Ashcomb,   b. Abt 1648, Va Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1687, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
     3. Charles Ashcomb,   b. Bef 1649, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1702, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 53 years)
     4. Samuel Ashcomb,   b. Abt 1650,   d. 9 Sep 1686, Calvert County, Maryland - Written Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     5. Anne Ashcomb,   b. Between 1651 and 1654, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1676, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F08485  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Mr. John Ashcom 9.38 I CA 447.14.7 Mar 26 1685
      Appraisers: Richard Gardner, James Keech.
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      Mr. John Ashcom 9.39 I DO 173.19.0 Nov 28 1684
      of Calvert County.
      Appraisers: Joseph Stanaway, Gustavus White.
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      Mr. John Ashcome 9.63 I CA 1099.8.10 {Jun 3 1686}
      Appraisers: John Cooper, Gustavus White. (Both appraisers are dead.)
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      Name: Jo Anne Mackby
      Email: jamackby@qx dot net
      Note: John Ashcomb b. Berkshire, England is found in Accomack Co. VA in 1635; WD 31 Aug 1684 Calvert Co. MD.

      Anne Ashcomb b. abt 1628 prob. England m. Benjamin Lawrence b. abt 1626 Wiltshire, England; WD 6 Jan 1684; WP 3 Jul 1685. On 16 Mar 1670 Benjamin Lawrence of Somerset Co. MD, planter, proved rights to 200 acres of land for transporting himself, his wife Ann Lawrence, and his sons Benjamin Lawrence, Jr. and Nehemiah Lawrence out of Accomac in Virginia into the Province, to inhabit. [Book 16, p. 319, Land Office, Annapolis]. Benjamin Lawrence of "The Deserts," Calvert Co. MD 26 Sep 1674, proved his rights for 500 acres of land [Book 18, p. 39, Land Office, Annapolis]. Benjamin Lawrence m. (2) abt 1676 Elizabeth Talbott b. 10 Aug 1656; d. 5 Mar 1689-90 [only known dau of Richard Talbott of "Poplar Knowle" West River, Anne Arundel Co. MD m. Elizabeth Ewen]. Elizabeth Talbott m. (1) James Preston of Patuxant, Calvert Co. MD (Will) 1673-4; Elizabeth (Talbott) Preston Lawrence m. (3) 10 Dec 1686 West River, Anne Arundel Co. MD Richard Gallaway (1663-1736) m. (2) Sarah (Smith) Sparr!
      ow m. (3) Henry Hill b. 1672; d. Feb 1755, age 83.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 165
      JOHN ASHCOMB, 829 acs., Up. Norf. Co., Oct. 7, 1646, Page 83. Beg. at miles end of Michael Wilcox, adj. land of George White, E. to a place called Newgate, to Laughleys Cr. belonging to the Wwd. br. of Elizabeth River. 250 acres due by virtue of the rights of a patent granted sd. Ashcomb Mar. 6, 1638, which patent is surrendered, & 600 acres for trans. of 12 pen: John Ashcomb, Winifrid Ashcomb, John Ashcomb, Junr., Wm. Lasher, Richard Galloway, James Goodcross, Madelew (or Madelene) Powell, Henry Jones, Edward Wood, Martha Lylls, Elizabeth Coram, John Moore, Winifrid Jones, Tho. Salsberry, Gilbert Lake, Edward Prince, Mary Gallaway.
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      Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, 1679
      Volume 51, Page 303
      http://aomol.net/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/000001/000051/html/am5 1--303.html

      The humble Petition of Nicholas Buttram Sheweth That John Ascombe of Calvert County being by Patent under the
      Great Seale of this Province bearing date the fifth day of August 1658 Granted by the late Lord Prop.ry of noble memory deceased Lawfully Seized to him and his heirs of and in four hundred acres p..247 (fol. 304) of Land in Putuxent River the Buttings & boundings whereof appear by the Said Patent hereunto annexed did by ass.t Endorsedupon the Said Patent according to the manner then used amongst the Inhabitants of this Province Subscribed by the Said John Ascombe & Winifred his wife assign Convey and make over the Said four hundred acres of Land and all their Right therein unto Richd Wadsworth Andrew Henderson and David Read To hold to them and their heirs for Ever, Whereby the Said Wadsworth Hinderson and Read became Seized thereof to them and their heirs in Joynt Tennancy undivided Afterwards the 20.th of September 1664 theSaid Wadsworth & Susan his wife at a Court there held for Calvert County did Release & make over his third part of the Said four hundred acres of Land unto the Said Two Joynt Tennants viz. Hinderson and Read, as by a Copy of the Record annexed appeareth after that the Said David Read dyed whereby Andrew Hinderson in Right of Survivorship was possessed of the Said whole four hundred acres to him & his heirs for Ever, The -4th of Aprill 1672Hinderson made his will in writeing and did thereby will in these words, That my welbeloved Wife Elizabeth Hinderson be my Ex.rx to my whole Estate Land & all nothing Excepted, Item I will that allmy Estate moveable & Imoveable to my welbeloved wife onely one hundred acres of Land and Cowes I give and bequeath unto my wifes Son Roger alive and that he Come into this Country, if not then also to my wife I bequeath it] as by the Copy of theannexed may appear The Said Hinderson thereupon dyed Pet.r Nicho: Buttram marryed the Said Elizabeth relict of the Said Hinderson Said Elizabeth after the Same marthe fourth of January 1676 made her Will in writeing & didgive and bequeath all theTemporall Estate w.ch her Said [husiband Hinderson bequeathed her by his will Land &accepted unto yo.r pet.T But if it Should happenRoger Should be alive then he to have half of thewhat else is Specified in her Said Late husbandBut if the SaidRoger were Dead then She gavetion.r as byher Said Will annexed will more (fol. 305) it please your Lordship as yo.r Pet.r is advised appears by the will of the S.d Hinderson that tie his Land therein menconed upon his wifeYet Since by defect of Skill in the party that writt thehappens therein to want the word heirs therefore in StrictLaw the Estate therein Granted of the Said Land to the Saideth amounted to no more than an Estate for life, andthat the Andrew dyeingwithout other heir the Land is Lyableto be Escheated to yor Lord ship, Yo.r pet.r being a poor manhaveing no other Estate, but being Sufficiently made Sensible of yo.rLaps Clemency and mercy in Such Cases, Doth humbly pray that yorLdp will Grant a Dedimus potes tatem to Some able and honest psonsof Calvert County to Enquire p. 248 by the Oaths of twelve honest & Lawfull men for that purpose to (fol. 305) be Impannelled & Sworn what Lands and Tenem.ts Andrew Hinderson & Elizabeth Buttrum or eitherof them dyed Seized of and of what Estate therein and what heir orheirs they or either of them left that So yor Lordship may byRecord be Entitled thereunto and then yor Petr most humbly prays theptmisses being Considered that yo.r Lordship will gracious please toadmitt your pet.r to purchase upon Reasonable Termes from yorLordship the two hundred acres as is before menconed wasDevised to him by his Said wife Relict of the sd Andrew Hinderson
      And your petition.r Shall pray &c
      Underneath the aforegoingPetition was thus written viz.t
      By the Lord Proprietary
      Ordered that a DedimusP otestatem issue as is above directed to major Charles Boteler & Cap.t Samuell Bourne C: Baltemore Novemb.r y.e 13.th 1679
      Mandamus then issued to maj.rCharles Boteler & Cap.t Samuell Bourne of Calvert County Gent thatby the Oaths of Twelve &c they diligently Enquire what Lands Andrew Hinderson & Elizabeth
      Buttrum or either of them late ofCalvert County deced dyed Seized of returnable without delay.
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      Calvert County Circuit Court
      Land Surveys and Condominium Plats

      Point Patience, 360 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Ashcomb, John 1658 Patent Record AB and H, p. 146 0 0 MSA S 1583-1234

      Point Patience, 360 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Ashcomb, John 1658 Patent Record Q, p. 98 0 0 MSA S 1583-1235


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