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

Martha Wood

Female Abt 1739 - 1827  (~ 88 years)


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  • Name Martha Wood 
    Born Abt 1739  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 24 Apr 1827  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I043877  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2019 

    Father James Greenfield Wood,   b. Bef 1719, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1784, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years) 
    Mother Martha Coleman,   b. Bef 1723, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1786, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years) 
    Married Bef 1739  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F08646  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Charles Brandt,   b. Abt 1735, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1809, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married Abt 1755  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jacob Brandt,   b. Abt 1755, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. James Brandt,   b. Abt 1756, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1776, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years)
     3. Elizabeth Brandt,   b. Abt 1760, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1776, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 17 years)
     4. Edward Brandt,   b. Aft 1760, 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  (Age > 67 years)
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F08482  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book WDM-15, 1825-1833, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 281.
      Martha Brandt, Will, February 23, 1820; April, 24, 1827
      I, Martha Brandt of CC, being in health of body, sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding;
      To son Edward Brandt, daughter Mary Brandt and daughter Ann Brandt, all my right to four tracts of land; "Reading", "Nottingham", "Poddy", "Holmeby"
      Signed: February 23, 1820 Martha Brandt
      Approbated: Charles Brandt
      Wit: James Naylor, Joshua Naylor, George Wright

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      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller

      This is James Greenfield [sp in Will Greenfeild] Wood, bef 20 Mar 1784 in Charles County, MD. He is the father of Martha Wood that married Charles Brandt; and Mary Wood that married John Taylor Beaven. James G., was married to a Margaret when he died

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      Charles County Maryland Will Book B-1, 1782-1785; Page 282,
      James G. Wood's Will.
      I, James Greenfeild Wood of CC (planter), am weak of body but of sound and disposing mind and memory. Firstly, I want all my just debts to be paid out of hand by my executors.
      To my wife Margaret - during her natural life, all that part of a tract of land called Nottingham, which I now have in possession, being about 100 acres, lying in CC. I also give my wife, during her natural life, 3 Negroes, Dick, Moll, and Beck, and after her death, to be equally divided between my 2 daughters, Martha and Mary. I also give my wife 1 feather bed & furniture, together with 1 bay horse called Jack, 1 cow and calf, and 1 pewter dish and 6 plates.
      To my daughter Martha Brandtt - 3 Negroes, Ceasar, Alexander, and Sarah.
      To my daughter Mary Beaven - 5 Negroes, Francis, Glasgow, Sarah, Winifred, and Mosses, Also, the use of one third of my estate, during her natural life, and after her death, to be equally divided among all her children, namely Catharine, Richard, Mary, John, and Thomas Coleman.
      To my wife and my daughter Martha Brandtt - the rest of my estate, to be equally divided between them.
      Executors: my wife and Charles Brandtt.
      Signed Jan 30, 1784 - James Greenfield Wood. Wit - G. Adamas, John Billingsly, John Adams, William Thomas.
      Probated on Mar 20, 1784 by the oaths of the executors, Margaret Wood and Charles Brandt, and by the oaths of witnesses George Adams, John Billingsley, & John Adams
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      Charles County Land Record Book S#3, 1770-1775; Page 288. Aug 20, 1772 from Charles Brandt of CC, planter, to Richard Brandt of CC, planter, for 200 , part of a tract of land called Greenwright, lying in Accokeek Neck in CC, and being that half or moiety of sd tract called Greenwright, laid off for a certain decd Jacob Brandt, the father of sd Charles, party to these presents, by a division thereof, made on Oct 6, 1735, by a certain John Hamill, at the request of sd Randolph Brandt and a certain Jacob Brandt, also decd, and which division is recorded among the CC Land Records. The parcel of land hereby bargained is bounded by the River Potomack, containing about 90 acres. Signed - Charles Brandt. Wit - Geo Dent*, Saml Love*.
      Martha, wife of the ad Charles Brandt, relinquished her right of dower. Recorded Aug 22, 1772.
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      Charles County Land Record Book S#3, 1770-1775; Page 486. Nov 11, 1773 from Charles Brandt of CC, to Richard Brandt of CC, for 5 shillings, part of a tract of land called Brandt's Addition, being in Pomonkey Neck, CC, on Potowmack River, bounded by sd [sic] Greenwick, containing about 5 acres. Signed - Charles Brandt. Wit - J Hawkins*, Saml Love*. Martha Brandt, the wife of sd Charles Brandt, relineplished her right of dower. Recorded Nov 11, 1773
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      Charles County Land Records 1782-1786; Liber Z#3; Page 251. Feb 28, 1786 from John Beavin and Mary, his wife, of CC, to Charles Brandt and Martha, his wife, of CC. Whereas the sd John Beavin and Charles Brandt, in right of their sd wives, are seized of part of 4 tracts of land in CC, which lands James Wood, late of CC, died possessed of, namely, part of Holmeby, containing 170-1/2 acres, part of Reading, 81-1/2 acres, part of Poddy, 26 acres, and part of Notingham, 6 acres, and to which parts of tracts of land the sd John Beavin and Charles Brandt, in right of their sd wives, near one and the same right, title, and claim, and being willing the same should, in their lifetime, be equally divided between them, have mutually agreed and caused the sd land to be resurveyed and divided into 2 equal parts, now know that the sd John Beavin and Mary, his wife, for the agreement afd and for 5 , release to sd Charles Brandt and Martha, his wife, all their, sd John Beavin and Mary, his wife's right to the east moiety or one half part of sd parts of tracts of land, except a mill seat which is bounded by the Mill Branch at a stake in the given line of Redding, Mingoes Branch. It is likewise to be understood that this division is not to effect the land at present held by Margaret Wood, widow of the sd Wood, nor the one third part of Paddy. Signed - John Beaven, Mary Beavin. Wit - John Morton, Bent Dyson (CC JPs). Recorded May 9, 1786.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 222. Mar 10, 1788 from Charles Brandt of CC, to Richard Brandt of CC. Whereas the sd Charles Brandt did give to the sd Richard Brandt, a deed for a parcel of land called Brandts Addition on Nov 11, 1773, in which deed there was a mistake in the 4th course, which ought to have been agreeable to patent, N 16 degrees E 26 perches instead of N 60 degrees E 26 perches, for 5 shillings sterling money of Great. Britain to him in hand paid by sd Richard Brandt, he hereby sells to sd Rich" Brandt, all that part or parcel of
      land called Brandts Addition, lying in Pomonkey Neck, CC, on Potowmack River, beginning at a marked stone beginning of the ad [sic] Greenwich, containing about 5 acres. Signed Chas. Brandt. Wit - John Morton*, Bent Dyson*. Martha Brandt, the wife of Charles Brandt, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. Recorded Mar 13, 1788.
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1801-1803; Liber IB-5 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 511.
      At the request of Susanna Mills the following Deed was recorded October 24, 1803
      Indenture made July 28, 1803; Charles Brandt in consideration of 993 pounds 18 shillings and 9 pence current money of Maryland paid by Susanna Mills of St. Mary's County, Maryland has sold a tract called "Asher" lying in Piccawaxon in CC which descended to him from his father Jacob Brandt in fee tail and also all that part of the said tract of land called "Asher" which the said Charles Brandt purchased of Randolph Brandt and which the two parcels are bounded by Guy's Branch, Petites Creek, Potomac River, and containing 220 acres 3 rods and 20 perches. Signed Charles Brandt in the presence of and acknowledged before Alexander McPherson, Ignatius Middleton
      July 28, 1803; Martha Brandt wife of Charles Brandt relinquished her right of dower
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 433-400: HOLMELY: 385 acres; Possession of - 385 Acres - Coleman, Thomas: Including 100 Acres called WEYMOUTH deemed to have been taken up and patented but no record appearing. It was included in this survey for Thomas Coleman 10 Nov 1737: Other Tracts Mentioned: WEYMOUTH; ; ; Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 416-269: READING, PART OF : 331 acres; Possession of - 331 Acres - Coleman, Thomas: : ESCHEAT, the original tract called READING Re-Surveyed 22 May 1721 for Thomas Coleman lying in the county aforesaid, beginning at a bounded white oak.: Other Tracts Mentioned: READING; ; ; Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, ,, , , ===
      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 373-7: PODDA: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Coleman, Thomas: Surveyed 19 Dec 1679 for Thomas Greenfield on the West side of Patuxent river in the branches of Aquasco Creek: Conveyance notes - possession by Thomas Coleman for Jonathon Samwaye's orphan, ,, , , ,

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