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

Richard Shirley

Male Bef 1666 - 1737  (> 71 years)


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  • Name Richard Shirley 
    Born Bef 1666 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Nov 1737  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I031672  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2020 

    Family 1 Sarah MNU Shirley,   b. Abt 1670 
    Children 
     1. Richard Shirley,   b. Abt 1686, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1747, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2020 
    Family ID F18917  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catherine Miles,   b. Bef 1672,   d. Aft 15 Aug 1721, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years) 
    Married Bef 20 Sep 1705  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2020 
    Family ID F18915  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Shirly, Richard, Sr., St Mary's Co., (written) 4th Apr., 1737; (proved) 19th Nov., 1737.
      To wife Sarah, extx., all lands held by lease in Manner as well as certain personalty during life; after her decease to be divided among 3 sons: George, William and John and their hrs.
      To 4 sons: Richard, George, William and John, residue of estate alter wife's thirds are deducted.
      Test: Hugh Kelly, Thomas Watt, John Mansfield. 21. 826.
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      Richard Shirley 23.22 SM 99.19.4 Jan 1737 Feb 13 1737/38
      Appraisers: Charles King, Jr., Stephen Suilborn.
      Creditors: George Clarke, Joseph Killey.
      Next of kin: Richard Shirley, "one relation", minors.
      Administrators/Executors: John Diall and his wife Sarah Diall.
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      Richard Shirley 17.111 A SM 99.19.4 14.12.9 Apr 23 1738
      Sureties: William Aisquith, Fran. Hilton.
      Payments to: Michael Nooney, Joseph Kelly, Dr. Salley, Charles King & Stephen Millburn, William Pebworth, Col. Richard Hopewell.
      Executrix: Sarah Dial, wife of Richard Dial.

      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Nov. 19, 1737 - Exhibited from St. Mary's Co., will of Richard Shirley, constituting Sarah Shirley executrix. Said Sarah was granted administration. Sureties: Francis Hillton, William Aisquith.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 30, p. 381.

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      Hamilton, John, Calvert Co., 12th Aug., 1693 ; 6th Feb., 1693.
      To John Griggs, personalty.
      Son-in-law William Brebentine, ex. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal.
      Test: Lewis Putte, Francis Putte, Richard Shurley, Jno. Griggs.
      2. 240.
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      Parslow, Thomas, Calvert Co., 26th Sept., 1686 ; 10th May, 1694.
      Wife Helen, extx. and sole legatee of estate, real and personal.
      Test : Rich 'd Lake, Dan Morphy, Rich 'd Shurley, Martha Ashcom 2. 280.
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      Joseph Edwards 13A.267 I CA 148.19.4 Apr 2 1695
      Appraisers: Richard Keene, Richard Shirley.
      List of debts: Capt. Wade, Mr. Ignatius Craycroft.
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      John Wiseman 25.52 A SM 292.9.11 13.10.0 Sep 20 1705
      Received from: Elisabeth Watts of England.
      Payments to: William Taylard, John Maning.
      Executrix: Katherine Shirley, wife of Richard Shirley.
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      John Wiseman 28.223 A 2.4.6 Jun 4 1708
      Received from: Elisabeth Watts (widow), Cecill Butler.
      Payments to: Esq. Brooke, Col. Contee.
      Executrix: Katherine Shirley, wife of Richard Shirley.
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      Margrett King 36B.41 A SM 149.12.3 Jul 12 1714
      Payments to: James Bowles, Dr. John Segar, Dr. George Birch, Mr. Kenelm Cheselyne, Mr. Robert Scott, Richard Shirly, Daniel Dullany.
      Mentions: Mr. Manning.
      Executors: John King, James King.
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      Mr. John King 2.155 SM 160.7.5 Jul 31 1719
      Appraisers: Richard Shirley, John Woodward.
      Creditors: William Swale, Edmond Plowden.
      Next of kin: Charles King, James King.
      Executrix: Hugh Hopewell.
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      Mr. John Wiseman 3.71 A SM 301.18.11 Jul 20 1720
      Payments to: John Wiseman (eldest son), Robertt Wiseman (son) for his brother's (unnamed) estate, Kathrine Wiseman (daughter) who married Mr. John Greenwell, John Baker.
      Distribution to: executrix (1/3).
      Residue to: children (unnamed).
      Executrix: Kathrine Shurley, wife of Mr. Richard Shurley.
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      Abraham Rhoades 28.216 A SM 65.11.3 18.9.4 May 12 1708
      Payments to: John Miller, William Herbert, William Aisquith.
      Legatees: Sarah Tanner, Richard Shirly, John Horne for his daughter (unnamed), Dr. Nicholas Richardson, Mary Magraugh.
      Executrix: Frances Rhoades.
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      Cecilus Butler 34.123 I SM 119.8,5 Mar 7 1712
      Appraisers: John Baptist Carbery, Richard Hopewell.
      Creditors: Richard Shirley, George Mason.
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      Wiseman, John, St. Mary's Co., 26th Jan., 1716; 18th Apr., 1717.
      To father, Richard Shirley, ex., and mother, Katherine, his wife, personalty for life.
      To bros. Robert Wiseman, Richard Shirley, sister Catherine Greenwell, cousin Francis Miles, personalty.
      Test: Nich. Richardson, Francis Miles, Mary Miles. 14. 238.
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      Franciss Myles 2.430 A SM 27.0.0 23,17.5 Mar 24 1720
      Payments to: Col. Aisquith, Thomas Aisquith, Edward Breading, Barneby Ancktill, Capt. Jenifer, John Horne, Esq. Bordley, Richard Shurly, John Baker.
      Administrator: Stephen Nottingham.
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      Millburn (Milburn), Stephen, St Mary's County, 8th April, 1720; 27th April, 1723.
      To son Joseph, and hrs., dwelling plantation ---- except 1/3 of the orchard to son John.
      To sons Stephen and John, 100 A. each.
      To dau. Sarah Nilson {RDS: Hilton}, personalty.
      To dau. ---- Sweny, 1s.
      Wife ---- and (son?) Joshua exs.
      Test: Peter Collison, Thos. Kirbey, Richd. Shurley (Shirley). 18, 71.
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      Edward King 9.426 SM 59.10.4 Jun 4 1724
      Appraisers: Richard Shirly, Hugh Hopewell.
      Next of kin: Charles King, Jane King.
      Administratrix: Sarah King.
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      Edward Breeding 12.141 SM 36.8.8 May 22 1727 Jul 24 1727
      Appraisers: Richard Shirly, John Roades.
      Creditors: William Jessep, William Aisquith.
      Next of kin: "minors".
      Administratrix: Mary Breeding.
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      James Bowles, Esq. 10.320 A SM 3117.0.0 414.8.10 Jul 6 1730
      Received from: Daniel Lamport (merchant in London), Elisabeth Rozier, Robert Phillips, John Heard, Elisabeth Dawkins, Thomas Mooney, William Lucas, Edward Knot, Christopher Senior, James Brown, John Gibbons, Rev. Robert Scott, Richard Shurley, Charles Hust, Robert Elliott, John Mackintosh, Phil. Lloyd, Esq., Capt. Richard Read, Joseph Stone, Capt. Richard Hopewell, Henry Tucker, John Vowles, John Abell, Ann Blackston, William Wilkinson, Thomas Newton, Daniel Gure, Peter Joy, Francis Harbert, William Spalding, Robert Hutchings, Thomas Gosling, Peter Shirtlift, John Knot, Samuel Mahanny, William Stone, Charles Neale, Edward Spalding, Thomas Hall, John Shirtlift, James
      Knot, Luke Gardner, James Arthurs, William Snowden, Clear Shurburn, Richard Cooper, Richard Hazlier, Clement Gardner, Thomas Hill, Michael Rally, Thomas Lemon, Edmund Plowden, Col. John Baker, Phil. Key, John Read, David Evans, Sr., Richard Smith, Alexander Parran, John Johnson, Ann Jones, Elisabeth Cole, James King, John Haddock, John Langley, Nicholas Lowe, Esq., Phillip Clark, James Smith, Thomas Spalding, Sr., David Makgill, John Waughop, John Milborn, Peter Frazier, Capt. Leonard Holliday, Col. John Smith, Ninian Willet, John
      Child, Edward Willet, Jr., Henry Dixon, James Brook, Robert Tyler, Ignatius Perry, William Welch, Henry Hall, Madam Eleanore Addison, Capt. Daniel Watts, Mr, William Cumming.
      Payments to: poor relations (unnamed) in England & elsewhere, Dr. David Makgill, James Smith, Daniel Dulany & Edmond Jenings, John Lake, George Neilson, John Docwra, John Bennet (servant), Michael Raney, Mr. William Cumming, Mr. Thomas Aisquith, Mr. John Gibbons, John Langley, James Gibbs, Col. John Baker, Mr, Phillip Key.
      Legatees: Mr. George Bowles, Richard Neale & Valentine Millison & Margaret Saffery & Jane Knight (all poor relations in England).
      Executrix: Rebecca Plater, wife of George Plater.
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      William Heard 12.447 A SM 361.8.8 31.9.9 Jun 11 1734
      Sureties: John Heard, John Norres.
      Received from: Thomas Clarke, Capt. John Leigh, Mr. William Cumming, col. Richard Hopwell, Mr. Michael Macenemara, Thomas Tally, John Baker, Capt. George Clarke.
      Payments to: David Mackgill, George Gordon, Frances Hopewell, Capt. John Hicks, Richard Shirley, Charles Gaugott, Philip Clarke, Catharine Leake, Samuel Abell, Thomas Trueman Greenfield, Gilbert Ireland.
      Executrix: Elisabeth Heard.

      Mr. William Heard 17.98 SM 361.8.8 Feb 3 1732 Apr 18 1733
      Appraisers: A. Thompson, John Greenwell.
      Creditors: Richard Shirley, Jr., George Boyd.
      Next of kin: Mark Heard, John Heard.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Elisabeth Heard.
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      Robert Wiseman 22.407 SM 373.12.0 Aug 15 1737 Aug 30 1737
      Appraisers: William Jenkins, Charles King, Jr.
      Creditors: Abraham Barnes, Richard Hopewell.
      Next of kin: Richard Shirly, John Wiseman.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Elisabeth Wiseman.