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

Robert Ridgely

Male Abt 1676 - 1702  (~ 26 years)


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  • Name Robert Ridgely  [1
    Born Abt 1676  Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Jun 1702  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I031355  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2020 

    Father Robert Ridgely,   b. 1625, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1681, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Martha Hawks,   b. Abt 1659, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 23 Aug 1692, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County. Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married Abt 1676  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F07720  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth MNU Ridgely,   d. Aft 1710, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Ridgely,   b. Bef 1702, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1779, Elk Ridge, Howard County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 77 years)
     2. Charles Ridgely,   b. Bef 1702, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Robert Ridgely,   b. Bef 1702, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1744, Elk Ridge, Howard County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years)
     4. Nicholas R. Ridgely,   b. Bef 1702, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F18817  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Ridgely, Robert, St. Mary's Co., 4th Feb., 1701; 4th June, 1702.
      To wife Eliza:, extx., and hrs., entire estate, real and personal. Testator desires that land in Somerset Co. be sold.
      Test: Eliza: Baker, Hester Dayly, Thos. Grunwin. 11. 209
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      Robert Ridgly 28.74 A SM £50.0.0 £47.18.6 Dec 4 1707
      Received from: George Hutchins.
      Payments to: Mr. Charles Carroll, John Baker, James Bowles, Mr. Thomas Leckonby, Andrew Price, James Briscoe.
      Executrix: Elisabeth Gouldsmith, wife of William Gouldsmith.
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      Robert Ridgley 28.74 A SM Feb 26 1707
      Executrix: Elisabeth Gouldsmith, wife of William Gouldemith.
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      Ridgely, Robert, St. Inigoes, St. Mary's County, 20th Dec., 1680; 24th Dec., 1681.
      To wife Martha, execx., 1,200 A., "Little Beleau;" also land in Somerset Co.
      To eld. son Robert, 800 A., "Friend's Choice," in Worcester County, and 600 A., "Belleon," Somerset Co.
      To 2nd son Charles, 500 A., "General Gift" and "Timberle," Calvert Co.
      To 3rd son William, 1,400 A., "Western Fields," Somerset Co.
      In event of death of any son, survivors to inherit deceased's portion.
      To only dau. Mary, personalty.
      To William Stevens and his wife Eliza:, of Somerset, personalty.
      Child. to be brought up Protestants.
      Overseers: Wm. Stevens, Chris. Rousby.
      Test: Anthony Underwood, Danl. Clocker, Wm. Taylor. 2. 162.
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      KELLETT, EUNICE 27 May, 1753; 23 Jun, 1753
      To dau. Elizabeth Kellett, 1 slave, called "Stephen," furniture, etc.
      Balance on my books against Mary Baker, to her and hrs.
      To son Robert Kellett and my dau. Elizabeth Kellett, remaining pt. of estate.
      If my children above mentioned die before of age, then my 4 cousins: Sarah Henry, Mary Handy, daus. of John Handy, Elenor Dashiell, dau. of Henry and Priscilla Dashiell, dau. of Levin Dashiell, to them and hrs.
      To son Robert Kellett and hrs., land I bought of Robert Ridgely, but if son Robert, shd. die without issue or intestate, then sd. land to my dau. Eliza. Kellett and hrs.; if she shd. die without issue, then to friend Henry Lowes and hrs.
      Leave care of son Robert Kellett and his estate, to friend Henry LowesĄ and the care of dau. Eliza Kellett, to cousin Sarah Henry, and her estate likewise.
      Friend Henry Lowes, ex.
      Wit: Isaac Handy, Jane Gilliss, Ann Irving. 28. 506

  • Sources 
    1. [S763219] Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland by J.D. Warfield.

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