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

Benjamin Williams

Male Bef 1671 - 1732  (> 61 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Williams 
    Born Bef 1671  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Nov 1732  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I033509  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2020 

    Family ID F19840  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ruth MNU Williams,   b. Bef 1675,   d. 27 Jun 1704, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years) 
    Married Bef 1691  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Williams,   b. 10 Feb 1690/91, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1754, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. John Williams,   b. 20 Feb 1694/95, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Richard Williams,   b. 3 Feb 1700/01, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F10325  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret Sellman,   b. Abt 1684, Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1762, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 17 Aug 1704  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Williams,   b. Abt 1706, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1736, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)
     2. Mary Williams,   b. 22 Feb 1710/11, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Benjamin Williams,   b. 16 Aug 1713, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William Williams,   b. 22 Aug 1714, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Margaret Williams,   b. 16 Jan 1727/28, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1762, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years)
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F19836  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin Williams bur. 3 Nov 1732.
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      Williams, Benjamin, planter, A. A. Co., 30th March, 1730; 16th Nov., 1732.
      To son Benjamin, 5s.
      son Joseph and hrs., 200 A. of "Williams Range," Prince George's Co., where he now lives; 5.
      To dau. Mary, wife of John Cheny, 5.
      To dau. Margaret, 260 at age of 16 or day of marriage.
      To wife Margaret, extx., and hrs., dwell. plan. "Foldland," pt. of "Williams Range"; and residue of estate, real and personal.
      Test: Richard Poole, Walter Phelps (Philps), Sr., Elizabeth Clerk (Clarke). 20, 487.
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      Benjamin Williams 17.23 A AA 257.15.5 132.17.0 Jan 23 1738
      Received from: Mr. Colebatch, Francis Day, Stephen Higgens, Rachel Welsh, John
      Sappington, William Hunt.
      Payments to: William Hunt (merchant in London), William Chapman, Samuel Day, John Welch paid to Richard Snowden.
      Legatees: Mary (daughter), wife of John Cheney, Jr., Joseph Williams (son).
      Executrix: Margarett Gaither, wife of Edward Gaither
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      Williams, Joseph, Baltimore Co., 24th Sept., 1692; 11th Mch., 1692-3.
      To son James, part of "Esington" on further side Patuxent R.
      To son Joseph, 100 A., part of "Bell Meade."
      To son Richard, 100 A., "Hickory Hills."
      To dau. Mary, 333 A. on Bush R., land bought of Thomas Richardson by James Young.
      To Benjamin, son of Benjamin Williams, 250 A., "Heathcote's Cottage," on Gunpowder R.
      To John Roberton and 4 child. afsd., personalty.
      Wife Edith, extx. and residuary legatee of personal estate. Child. to be of age at 16 yrs.
      Test : Geo. Ashman, Rich 'd Cromwell, Henry Hall, Nath 'l Brothers. 6. 20.

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      Maj, John Welsh 13B.53 I 12.2.10 Apr 30 1695
      Appraisers: Lenard Wayman, Benjamin Williams.
      Mentions: Silvester Welsh.
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      Maj. John Welsh 13A,373 I AA 201.17.11 Jun 15 1695
      Appraisers: Leonard Wayman, Benjamin Williams.
      Executrix: Mary Ellis.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1710-1717 - Liber F - Folio 27: Indenture, 21 Jul 1710
      From: John Belt, merchant of Anne Arundel County
      To: Gilbert Higginson, merchant of London in Kingdom of Great Brittaine
      For 2002 a 200 acre parcel of land where John Belt dwells given to him and his heirs by the will of his father John Belt, deceased, and purchased by his said father from Benjamin Williams of Anne Arundel County, planter; moiety or 1/2 tract called Vali neade or Dearing Lott; located on south side of Indian Cabbin Branch; bounded by Robert Franklin, late of Prince George's County
      Signed: John Belt
      Witnessed: Katluine Murdock, Jeremiah Murdock, Jag. Hadduck

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