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

Hezekiah Speake

Male Bef 1770 - Aft 1819  (> 50 years)


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  • Name Hezekiah Speake 
    Born Bef 1770  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 30 Aug 1819  St. George's Parish, Pomonkey Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I037784  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2021 

    Father Hezekiah Speake,   b. 1727, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1771, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Theodosia Barnes,   b. Aft 1732, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1827, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 93 years) 
    Married Bef 1762  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F08755  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married Bef 1798  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Speake,   d. Aft 1819, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Thomas John Speake,   b. Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1827, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Catharine Speake,   d. Bef 1819, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Hezekiah Speake,   b. Abt 1800, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1837, Danville Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)
     5. Mary Jane Speake,   b. Bef 1808, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1819, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 13 years)
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F40438  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


    • === Research notes from Joyce Candland

      1819 Hezekiah Speake from Theodosia Speake. Liber I.B. #13, p.291. 30 Aug 1819 / 7 Dec 1819. Theodosia Speake to Hezekiah Speake all of CC for 5 shillings current money all her undivided third part of the estate of her late husband, Hezekiah Speake, both real and personal and mixed property which she is or may in any way be entitled to from said estate. To have and to hold in trust for the use of the said Theodosia Speake and William M. Kilden during their natural lives. After their decease to be divided between the said Theodosia's children: Elizabeth Moss, Hezekiah Speake, Mary Jane Speake and Thomas John Speake and her 2 grandchildren: Ignatius Luckett and Kitty Ann Luckett, children of her deceased dau, Catherine Luckett. Wit: Francis R. Speake and Francis E. Dunnington. Theodosia signed with an X.
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AL-12, 1801-1808, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 518.
      Benjamin Benson, Will, February 15, 1808; March 9, 1808
      I, Benjamin Benson of CC, being weak of body but of perfect sound and disposing mind and memory;
      To son William Compton Benson, all the lands of which I may die possessed of, reserving to my daughter Susanna Jane Benson, the use and occupation of one room in my dwelling house, part of the kitchen for and during her single life. Also the following negroes; Eli, Milly, Lewis, Frank, Betty, Wat and Isaac, 3 feather beds and furniture, 9 chairs, 1 small looking glass wood frame, 2 dining tables, 1 ironing tables, and 2 guns.
      To daughter Susanna Jane Benson, the following negroes; Charles, Sam, John, Harry, Grandison, Mortimer, Harriot, Ann, Sarah, Philis and Moll, 1 set of china, 1 dressing table, 1 cupboard, dozen silver tea spoons, 2 silver table spoons, 3 feather beds & furniture with the use and occupation of one room in my dwelling house, part of the kitchen and garden with a sufficiency of firewood. Also all the money due me on bonds and notes.
      To Mary Speake, daughter of Hezekiah and Theodosia Speake, 1 small feather bed and furniture, and 20 pounds.
      Executor: Wilson Smoot, Francis Franklin
      Signed: February 15, 1808 Benjamin Benson
      Wit: Samuel Hanson, Lawson Johnson, William Brawner Jr.

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      Charles, MD 1800 Federal Census (INDEX)

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      PG# LN# LAST NAME FIRST NAME DISTRICT FILE NAME
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      68 8 Speake Eleanor Durham Parish pg0062.txt
      68 16 Speake Francis Durham Parish pg0062.txt
      102 28 Speake Hezekiah Saint George Parish pg0091.txt
      70 4 Speake Lawson Durham Parish pg0062.txt
      66 16 Speake Samuel Durham Parish pg0062.txt
      68 19 Speake Thomas I. Durham Parish pg0062.txt

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