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

Peter Achilles

Male Bef 1652 - 1713  (> 55 years)


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  • Name Peter Achilles 
    Born Bef 1652 
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 17 Jul 1707 and 1713  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023355  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 

    Children 
     1. Agnes {Unproven} Achilles,   b. Abt 1675, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1754, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 
    Family ID F14228  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Zachariah Wade 5.197 I CH #61510 May 30 1678 Jun 20 1678
      Appraisers: Richard Lloyd, John Cambill.
      Approvers: William Smith, Richard Hodgson.
      List of debts: Mr. Thomas Allin, John Ashbrooke, Edward Maddock, David Tovell, Cornelius Marloe, Cornelius Thomas, John Hinson, Lewis Johns, John Mum, Robert Wheeler, Peter Ackillis, Dr. John Lemar, Thomas Allcock, George Athey, Edward crouch, Mr. Richard Boughton, Thomas Shattleworth, Mrs. Margerie Stone, Abraham Sepcoate, Capt. Robert Cresman, Col. Giles Brantpace, Nathaniell Barton & John Pack, John Gibson, Nathaniel Mottershed & John Organ, Mr. Rozer for William Potter.
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      Thomas Lemare 7B.179 I SM #16871 Feb 25 1681/2
      Appraisers: Justinian Gerard, John Goldsmith.
      List of debts: Morris Miles, John Grubb, Capt. John Cood, Thomas Doxey, Philip Saunders, John Hartwell, Edward Bradburne, Vincent Mansell, William Medley, Thomas Nottingham, Richard Crame, Joseph Peters, John Penison, Thomas Wyn, Mr. Christopher Rousby, Emanuell Ratclif, Josuah Guibert, Robert Large, Abraham Coombes, Simon Spratlin, William Cole, John Harrison, Derby Dunavan, Samuell Harris, John Stephenson, Thomas Tillitt, Thomas Turpin, Thomas Carvile, William Saundersforth, Capt. John Bowman, John Morris, Joseph Fowler, William Hulse, Robert Teate, William Guyther, Anne Alvay, Thomas Burford, John Cheshire, James Greene, Thomas Price, Thomas Deakins, Thomas Wright, Thomas Lectley, Thomas Stonestreet, Edmund Dermot, John Noble, Edward Cole, John Turner, John Goosh, Thomas Russell, Capt. James Neale, Henry Henley, Thomas Teckerell (?), Robert Doyne, Richard Carpenter, Peter Achilles, Edward Madock, John Worland, Edmund Dennis, Richard Hodgson, John Cornish, Robert Tompson, Jr., Henry Hawkins, Abraham Blagge, Henry Norris.

      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Aug. 9, 1682-Sep. 12, 1682:
      --Peter Achilles, Jr. vs. Roger Dickinson. Sheriff’s return: I have taken Roger Dickinson. Source: Charles Co., Md. Court and Land Records, Liber K, p. 1.
      --Peter Achilles demands a subpoena for John Barkham to testify in the case, James Dillahay vs. Peter Achilles. Source: Charles Co., Md. Court and Land Records, Liber K, p. 2.

      Sep. 12, 1682 - Dillahay vs. Achilles; continued to next court. Source: Charles Co., Md. Court and Land Records, Liber K, p. 12.

      Sep. 12, 1682-Nov. 14, 1682: Peter Achilles, Jr. demands a subpoena for William Vos to testify in the case pending between him the said Peter Achilles and Roger Dickinson. Sheriff’s return: I have summoned William Vos. Source: Charles Co., Md. Court and Land Records, Liber K, p. 21.

      Dec. 7, 1682 - James Dillahay vs. Peter Achilles. Agreed before trial. Source: Charles Co., Md. Court and Land Records, Liber K, p. 61.

      Dec. 7, 1682 - Peter Achilles, Jr. vs. Roger Dickinson; continued till next court. Source: Charles Co., Md. Court and Land Records, Liber K, p. 68.

      Jan. 10, 1682/3 - Peter Achilles, Jr. vs. Roger Dickinson; continued till next court. Source: Charles Co., Md. Court and Land Records, Liber K, p. 87.

      Mar. 14, 1682/3 - Peter Achilles, Jr. vs. Roger Dickinson. Ye said Peter Achilles being under age and appearing by his attorney and not by his _________ [Prothonotary?], Ordered by the Court that ye said action be dismissed, each party bearing his own charges. Source: Charles Co., Md. Court and Land Records, Liber K, p. 140.
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      Thomas Alcock 8.291 I CH £47.3.7 Apr 20 1684
      Also included in the inventory is #1991. Items in the possession of Mathew Dike who married Mary the relict of the deceased.
      Appraisers: John Ward, Edward Maddock.
      List of debts: William Taylor, Cuthbert Musgrove, John Reddule, John Guyot, Thomas Deverill, Peter Achilles, William Pirchard, Thomas Hallaway, William Wells, William Richard, George Langham, George Miller, Walter Weath, Thomas Beven, Harman Solley, Thomas Ward.
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      Samuell Cressey 4,171 A CH #188200 #40454 Jul 12 1677
      Receipts from: Capt, Allen, John Brooke, Lawrance Young, Mr. Joshua Doyne, Mr, Simpson, Thomas Melton, Richard Dodd, Thomas Howell, Robert Toate, John Warder, James Cox, Marke Lampton, Thomas Alcock, Hugh French, Thomas Greenefield, Mrs. Walker, Peter Achilles, John Helme, Thomas Galy, James Macky, John Barker, Philip Cole, Dr. Maddock, Mr. John Tennison, Mr. Clarke, Daniell Russell.
      Payments to: Richard Dodd for his wife tending deceased's wife, Ellinor Simmons, Mr. Stephen Gough, Mr. Edward Clarke, Mr. Raspin, Mr. Barret, Capt. Quigley, Mr. William Gough, Mr. Robert Ware, Dr. le Maire, Capt. Paine, Mr. Ridgely, Mr. John Baker, Mr. Bennet Marthegay, John Munn, Mr. Fanning, John Cock for John Dupine, Capt. Slye, Mr. Rozier, Philip Line, Dr. Maddock, Mr. John Tennison, Mr. Chizeldine.
      Mentions: children (unnamed), Mary Cressey.
      Executor: Richard Edelen (gentleman).
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      List of Debts for Col. Benjamin Rozer
      In the Inventories & Accounts is a list of the debts for the estate of Col. Benjamin Rozer. The list is dated 25 May 1682. The inventory was filed in Charles County. This list can be found in Libor 7C, Folios 98-127.
      Michael Ashfort Robert Doyne Robert Ingolsby John Roberts
      John Adams Samuell Dobson Richard Jones John Robinson
      Henry Adams Henry Dining Walter Joanes Richard Robinson
      Peter Achilles John Guint John Keeble John Stone
      Samuell Abbot of St. Mary's Co. Joshua Graves Francis Kilburn Edward Saunders John Godshll Edward Knight Ralph Shaw Mr. Thomas Burford Thomas Gerrard William Love George Symonds
      John Boswell George Gover & John Martin John Llewellin Thomas Shuttleworth William Boyden George Godefrey John Lambert Garrett Synott Jahn Butcher John Gray John Lemaire Nicholas Scidmore John Bread Alexander Gallance Cleborne Lomax John Saunders (runaway) John Barker Charles Gregory Jacob Lea William Standefer Ambrose Bailey Thomas Hussey John Long Gerrard Slye Thomas Baker George Hodgson John Miller Josiah Thompkins Thomas Bradshaw William Hach Thomas Mitchell John Turling Henry Bonner (gone to ye South & dead) Richard Hodgson Edward Maddock Arthur Taylor John Hausan Edward Mason George Tye James Beamond (gone to ye South & dead)
      John Hammond John Mould Robert Toate John Hamilton John Mouley Thomas Tuckevill James Bowling Charles Bea Thomas Mud John Martin for Richard Hall William Baron Richard Hubbard Joseph Manning William Wells Dominick Bodkin (dead)
      Samuell Hucheson Cash Musgrove John Wheeler Richard Foott attorney for estate of Dominick Bodkin Robert Hewett James Munkester Rice Wanceman Henry stint William Marriok James Wheeler Randolph Brandt John Hill Owen Nevsn Joseph Wolph William Boreman Mathew Herman Hamond Norton Samuell Walters John Clarke Thomas Hargness William Newman John Wood Thomas Coates with John Clark payes
      Hugh Evans Jamey Neale, Jr. Archer Wahup John Faulkener John O'Cane Thomas Wakefeild John Clement Samuell Ferrdall Thomas O'Bryan Richard Wright Nicholas Cooper Thomas Frederick Jams Orchard John Wright Thomas Clipabam Thomas Fulsome John Parris (minister) Thomas Willer John Cornish Hugh French David Prior John Wantland Hon. Philip Calvert, Esq. Josias Fendall Richard Perkins William Diggs, Eng. Chancellor Thomas Jones Edward Price Richard Lad
      Richard Clowder Henry Johnson John Plover Vincent Lowe, Esq. Clandins Court Thomas Jackman John Readich Nicholas Skidmore John Cunney Humphrey Jones James Rumzey (Patuxent) Philip Lynes James Cox James Jefferson Charles Russell John Martin for Richard Hall Edmond Druns
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      Dent. W Nanjemy, Md Chas Co, 2nd Oct., 1702; 17th Feb., 1704/5.
      To wife Elizabeth during life, plantation and mill, also 50 A., "St. Barbary's," 15A "Wheeler's Palme", and 200 A., "Thomkinson's Long Lookt For."
      To son Thomas and hrs., dwelling plantation afsd. at deceaseof mother, also 894 A., Whitehaven and the lodge where Thomas Perry lives.
      To Son George plantation at Portobacco where Richard Edgar lives and adjoining lands 300A, (unnamed), bought of Thomas Warner, 109A, part of Harrisons Gift bought of Thomas Baker, 118 A. (unnamed) bought of Anthony Smith and wife, 118 A. (unnamed) bought of Thomas Baker, 2 tracts 118 A. and 125 A. (unnamed) bought of Andrew Baker, and residue 888 A. of "Harrisons Gift" at Pope’s Creek.
      To sons Thomas and George and hrs. afsd, residue of land Lawrell Branch at Mattawoman.
      To son Peter and hrs., 1/3 of tract of 1569 A., "Friendship" taken up jointly with Col. Addison, Mr. Hutchinson (son afad. having already received 36 of sd. tract by conveyence from Mr. Hutchinson afsd.), also Ginsbrough 400, inherited by testator at death of brother George Dent.
      To little " dau. Elizabeth and hrs, plantation at Mattawoman and 500 A adjoining it.
      To young son Phillip and hrs., "St. Barbary’s Wheelers Palme'' and "Thomkinson's Long Lookt For" at decease of wife.
      Jonathan Matthews to colleat all moneys due testator, and to dispose of ships, cargoes, etc.; sd. money to be equally divided amongst wife and child. afsd. Sons to have their estates in this country at 17 yrs. and money in England at 21 yrs. Daughters at marriage or Majority. Wife and child. afsd., residuary legatees.
      Exe.: Wife Elizabeth and sons Thomas and George. In event of wife's marriage she to continue in executorship if she wishes to keep her child. and sufficient security be furnished.
      Trustees: Phillip Hopkins, Richard Harrison, Gerard Fowke, Thomas Evans
      Test: Jno. Beale, Gerard Fowke, Sam’ll Peele, Thomas Evans.
      1st March, 1703-4. by codicil testor leaves land bought from Peter Anhilles to son Thomas and that at Popes Creek to son George.
      Mrs Anne Fowke, Mother of Wife Elizabeth is provided for
      To Thomas Dent, silver bowl given testator by Gov. Blackistone. Rest of will confirmed. 3.475
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      Col. William Dent 27.35 A CH £2166.18.3 £534.13.11 Jul 17 1707
      Payments to: George Elgen, William Matthews, John Hamilton, Peter Achiller, Thomas Plunckett, Mary Proctor, John Gardner, Charles Carroll, Esq., Richard Boughton, Edward Diggs, John Danzey, Esq., George Muschamp, Esq., Capt. Thomas Eley paid to Mr. Samuell Chew, Sr.
      Executor: Thomas Dent (gentleman).
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      Thomas Smoot 26.25 A CH £209.16.0 £181.18.10 Nov 22 1706
      List of debts: Mr. William Wilkason, widow Sothoran, William Parker, Mr. Thomas Taney, George Walls, Samuell Kinge, Peter Carricoe, John Canter, John Betti, Thomas Coleman, Samuell Swan, Thomas Hagon, William Hardy, John Bowlinge, Francis Wheitly, William Newman (cooper), John Nalley, Benjamin Hall, John Higton, Maj. William Boarman, Thomas Orrell, John Sympson, William Hoult, Thomas Sympson, John Stevens, James Williams, John Smith (carpenter), Samuell Turner, Edward Davis, Henry Norris, Richard Highfisild, John Compton, Sr., John Chunn, Robert Saintolave, John Vaudrey, John Wilson, John Michison, Richard Lemastre, Hon, Philip Lynes, Abell Wakefeild, John Fendall, Robert Yates, John Baker, Richard Dodd, Michall Brownly, James Lattimore, Charles Brandt, Samuell Fearson, William Hawton, Sarah Warrell, John Levritt, John Shaw, Mr, William Harbert, John Standbury, John Nicholls, Benjamin Warren, Nathaniel Eathey, William Nicholls, widow Gibson, Samuell Cooksey, William Boarman, Jr., Cornelius White, Michaell Marten, Charles Musgrove, Elisabeth Hawkins, William Wilson, Boswell Smith, Col. James Smallwood, John Dodson, widow Doyne, John Wheeler, George Godfrey, Col Philip Hoskins, William Chandler, William Benson, Mall. Ratclife, Elizabeth Chapman, John Alen, John Higgins, Mary Michall, Robert Green, John Sanders, James Keen, Richard Nellson, John Ward, Peter Fardinando, Thomas Wheeler, Stephen Cawood, Thomas Smallwood, John Harris, Thomas Anniss, John Elder, Joseph Cuttings, Dr. Sarsons, widow Craxon, John Lambert, Thomas Ward, William Doyne, Thomas Stone, Peter Ackellis, William Stone, John Speake, Richard Combs, Thomas Austin, widow Cornish, John Done [Dunn], Peter Mackmillion, Mathew Sanders, John Sanders, John Bannister, John Thomas, Walter Winter, Francis Miller, Edward Williams, Henry Wharton, John Sheareman, Marke Lampton, James Mackey, Edmund Carrill, John Williams, Richard Wade, John Allwood, Jr,, Edward Rockwood, Randolph Brandt, Morris Fitzgareld, Mr. Fyall, John Parker, John Williams.
      Payments to: John Miller, Michaell Marten, John Pird, Thomas Stonestreet, Sr., Richard Morris, Richard Skipherd, Mr, Francies Wilder, Henry Netherton, Anthony Sims, Mrs. Sarah Hawkins, George Groves, Michaell Ratchford, John Gooch, Mr. Samuell Bele, Thomas Plunkett, Robert Hanson, William Thompson, Margaret Hungerford, John Rogers, George Newman, Mr. Philip Briscoe, Dr. William Loch, George Plater, Esq., John Allen, Sr,, Mathew Barns, John Hall, Michall Waters, Joseph Dewell, Robert Price, John Hanson, Sr,, Col, Walter Smith, Mrs. Mary Newman, Edward Chapman, John Mareloe, John Smyth, Abraham Lemastre, Anthony Neale, Joseph Douglas, Mr. Jonathon White, Mr. William Wilkason, Mr. Williiam Harbart, George Newman, Mr, Robert Yates, Thomas Davis, Mr, Richard Boughton, Samuell Hanson, Marmaduke Sims, Joseph Alvey, Alexander Wilson, Ralph Shaw, William Smallwood, Mr, William Hunter, John Shakerly, John Godshall, Thomas Davis (tayler), Thomas Plunkett, William Elliot, Cornelias John Deunick, Charles Adams, William Newman, Francis Green, Joseph Manning, Richard Robins, Mr. Gerard Fowke, William Summers, Mr. Richard Harrison, John Cave, widow Peters, Thomas Cooke, John Sotheran, Thomas Sameson, John Tennison, Richard Edlen, Ambras Palmer, Robert Hagor, John Seimms, James Walters, John Noe, Jr., Robert Marston, John Gwin, Edward Philpott, Thomas Dixsion, Mrs. Lydie Hawton, Giles Tompkins, John Lofton, James Neale, All Faith Parrish, Mr. Joseph Manning, Henry Moore, William Stone, Dr, Vennour, Charles Steward, Edmond Howard for John Wathen, Anthoney Sims, Martin Camball.
      Mentions: widow (unnamed, dead).
      Executor: Barton Smoot,

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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 49
      14 Nov 1671; Sam. Cressey acknowledges a 50 acre parcel of land to Peter Ackilles
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 66-1/2
      9 Jul 1671; Indenture from Robert Prouse, planter, to Peter Achillies, planter; for a certain sum; a parcel of land on the north side of Piscataway River and south side of Chingamuxon Creek; 50 acres formerly owned by George Thompson called The Gift by patent dated 20 Jul 1664; /s/ Robert Prouse, Peter Achilles; wit. Geo. Hinson, Geo. Magmillion
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 62-1/2,
      11 Jun 1672; Indenture from Robert Prouse of Chingamuxon to John Munn; for a certain sum of tobacco; a parcel of land called The Gift on the north side of Piscataway River and the south side of Chingamuxon Creek; containing 150 acres; bounded by John Hatch and a parcel Robert Prouse sold Peter Achilles; /s/ John Munn; wit. Thomas Allanson, Henry Aspinoll
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 66-1/2
      9 Jul 1671; Indenture from Robert Prouse, planter, to Peter Achillies, planter; for a certain sum; a parcel of land on the north side of Piscataway River and south side of Chingamuxon Creek; 50 acres formerly owned by George Thompson called The Gift by patent dated 20 Jul 1664; /s/ Robert Prouse, Peter Achilles; wit. Geo. Hinson, Geo. Magmillion
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber F, Page 105
      9 Mar 1674; Indenture from John Hatch, Gent., to Peter Achilles, planter; for 7,000# tobacco; a parcel called Oakington; bounded by Potomac River, Chingamuxon Creek, and a marsh; containing 100 acres; /s/ John Hatch; wit. Sa. Cressey, Jacob Peterson
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber S, Page 189
      14 Nov 1693; Indenture from John Sheennan, planter, to Nicholas Cooper, planter; for 2,000# tobacco; a 50 acre parcel called Watson's Purchase of 300 acres; bounded by Nanjemy Creek and and of Robert Downes; /s/ John Sheereman (mark); wit. Peter Achilles, Clebome Lomax
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber S, Page 191
      13 Jun 1693; Indenture from Thomas Warner, planter, to Peter Achilles, planter; for a parcel called The Gift of 50 acres and a parcel called Oakington of 100 acres and 'four hundred pounds; plantation where John Barker lives or did live of 70 acres; bounded by a marsh on Burden's Creek at Nanjemy, 200 acres of John Barker and Queens Creek; land called Baltimore's Bounty; containing 70 acres; also tract called Boatsayle of 60 acres joining Baltimore Bounty; surveyed by John Addison conveyed to William Dent; containing 60 acres; the said 3 parcels containing 200 acres; /s/ Thomas Warner (mark); wit. Nicholas Cooper (mark), John Sheerman (mark), Cleborne Lomax
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber S, Page 193
      13 Jun 1693; Indenture from Peter Achilles, planter, to Thomas Warner; a parcel where John Barker lives or did live containing 70 acres; also a parcel called Baltimore's Bounty containing 70 acres; also a parcel called Boatsaile of 60 acres; total 200 acres at Nanjemy; for The Gift on the north side of Piscataway River and Chingamuxon Creek; bounded by John Hatch; containing 50 acres; also Oakington of 100 acres on the north side of the Potomac at the head of Chingamuxon Creek; /s/ Peter Achilles; wit. Nicholas Cooper (mark), John Sheerman (mark), Clebome Lomax
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      Charles County Maryland Land Records, Liber Z, Page 250
      Recorded at request of William Stone:
      15 Nov 1705; Indenture from Peter Achilles, planter, to William Stone; for 4,000# tobacco; a parcel called Dover Clifts located on the north side of the Potomac; bounded by Daniell Jourdan; laid out for 100 acres; /s/ Peter Achilles; wit. John Hanson, Richard Hodgson, Phill Hoskins; 15 Nov 1705 Peter Achilles ack. deed; 12 Nov 1700 William Stone paid alienation for 100 acres called Dover Clifts
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 345-20: DOVER CLIFFS: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Stone, William: Surveyed 29 July 1664 for Robert Downes on the North Side Potomac beginning at a marked White Oak standing by the waterside at the mouth of a marsh (and bound the land of Dan Green ?; cut off - recheck microfilm) :
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Chicamuxen: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 353-9: GIFT, THE : 300 acres; Possession of - 250 Acres - Speake, John: Surveyed 15 Sept 1656 for George Thompson on the South Side of Chingomuxon Creek: Conveyance notes - 300 Acres - Richard Speake from William Rogers 28 Oct 1724, Richard Speake from Alexander Contee 18 Apr 1726,,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Chicamuxen: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 353-13: GIFT, THE : 50 acres; Possession of - 50 Acres - Benson, William: Surveyed 3 July 1667 for Thomas Allanson beginning at a bonded oak on the South Side of Mattawoman Creek.:
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Chicamuxen: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 352-1: OAKINGTON: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Benson, William: Surveyed 13 Oct 1653 for John Hatch at the head of Chingomuxon Creek:
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 328-185: BALTIMORE BOUNTY: 1000 acres; Possession of - 1000 Acres - Contee, John Col: : Surveyed 21 Jan 1679 for Benjamin Rozer in Zachia Manor next to Port Tobacco at a bound hiccory near the manor line.: Conveyance notes - Resurveyed into BALTIMORE BOUNTY, folio 426,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 371-69: BALTIMORE BOUNTY: 150 acres; Possession of - 150 Acres - Pile, James: Surveyed 12 Sept 1680 for James Pile adjoining to SARUM: Other Tracts Mentioned: SARUM; ; ;
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 426-341: BALTIMORE BOUNTY: 1173 acres; Possession of - 1173 Acres - Contee, Alexancer: : Originally so called lying part in ZACHIA MANOR, Re-surveyed 27 April 1737 for Alexander Contee: Other Tracts Mentioned: ZACHIA MANOR; ; ; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, ,, ,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 350-50: BOATSAIL: 60 acres; Possession of - 60 Acres - Dent, Thomas Capt: Surveyed 18 Oct 1680 for John Addison at a bound oak on a point the Westernmost bound tree of the land formerly land out for Capt. Guyther:

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