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

William Ridgely

Male Abt 1678 -


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  • Name William Ridgely 
    Born Abt 1678  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I031356  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Sep 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 F07714  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Ridgely, Robert, St. Inigoes,St. Mary's Co., 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.
      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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