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

Henry Wood

Male 1736 - 1778  (42 years)


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  • Name Henry Wood 
    Born 1736 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Feb 1778  Charles County, Maryland - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I045493  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2020 

    Family Mary Jane Craycroft,   b. 1738, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1795, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married Abt 1756  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ignatius Wood,   b. 14 Feb 1760, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1820, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     2. Eleanor Wood,   b. 1758, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Anne Wood,   b. Bef 1760, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary Wood,   b. 1760, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Benjamin Wood,   b. 1766, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1795, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years)
     6. Thomas Wood,   b. Abt 1767, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Teresa Wood,   b. Abt 1767, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Sarah Wood,   b. Abt 1768, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1795, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years)
     9. Fielder Wood,   b. Abt 1769, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F24709  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 111.
      On Feb 10, 1778, letters of administration were granted on the estate of Henry Wood, late of CC, deceased, to Mary Wood, his widow.
      Securities = Pearson Chapman and Richard Dent of CC. Bond = 700
      Appraisers: Peter Dent & Walter Clements. On Mar 28, 1778, the inventory was received, amounting to 275 14 shillings 11 pence.
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 126.
      Henry Wood's Inventory. Mar 28, 1778.
      Henry wood, decd, his inventory by Mary Wood, his widow and admx, appraised by us on Mar 19, 1778. Includes: Negro man Sam about 18 years old) , Negro girl Suckey (13) ; 2 feather beds; 16 cattle, 41 hogs, 36 sheep, 7 horses; the decd's wearing apparel, 13 books. Total: 275 14 shillings 11-1/2 pence. Signed - Peter Dent, Walter Clements.
      Creditors: Mich Fresisd [sic], Benja Douglass for William Mollison.
      Relations: Eleanor Wood, Ignatius Wood.
      Proved on Mar 28, 1778 by Mary Wood, admx of Henry Wood, late of CC, decd.
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 335.
      Henry Wood's First Account. May 8, 1779.
      The account of Mary Wood, Administratrix of Henry Wood, late of CC, deceased, viz -
      Debts include: the inventory of ad deceased's estate, exhibited into Orphan Court on Mar 28, 1778, amounting to 279 14 shillings 11 pence; a crop of tobacco left by the deceased. The whole amount: 444 1 shilling 7 pence.
      Disbursements went to: Sarah Cole, part of a bond dated Jun 4, 1773, paid in the deceased's lifetime, and interest thereon accepted by Mrs. Cole; Mr. William Mollison on a mortgage dated Dec 3, 1778; John Layman; Martha Sheed; Christian Bryan as per a judgment against the accountant; John Smith as per judgment against this accountant as admx, Nov Court, 1778; John Rowe; James Palmer; Doctor Gust. Brown; Walter Pye for rent; Benj'n Cawood, Collector, for Assessment; Thomas Emerson; Walter Hanson, Register, for Letters and recording Inventory and for stating, passing, & recording this account. Balance accountable: 111 9 shillings 4 pence.
      Securities: Pearson Chapman & Richard Dent of CC.
      Representatives: the Widow and 9 children, viz, Eleanor, Anne, and Mary, at age, Ignatious, Benjamin, Thomas, Teresia, Sarah, and Feilder Wood, ages not known.
      Proved on May 8, 1779 by Mary Wood, the accountant within mentioned.

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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1
      1790-1796;
      Folio 337 HENRY BOONE 03/10/1792 10/15/1793
      "being in perfect health
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Elexius Boone --nephew
      -to have all that part of "Boone's Folly" that testator has a right to lying to the east of the road which leads to the Catholic Chapel with the original line of "Boone's Folly" to a fixed stone and the line of "Hazard to Brookwood" and with the line of "Brookewood" to the road and also to have al l the land testator has right to lying to the southwest of the "Brookewood" line next to Mr. Eversfield
      2 Francis Boone --son
      -to have all the land testator has a right to being "Boone's Chance" lying to the westward of a line drawn from a fixed stone for Elexius Boone's land and from the stone to strike the easternmost small branch of the two that leads down from towards the main road that leads toward Grubtown and from the head of the said branch w/ a straight line
      to the aforesaid road
      -to have all that part of land which testator purchased from Robert Darnall lying to the eastward of a fence now standing and near the middle of the land running up towards the land of Mr. Stephen West-from that fence eastward and adjoining, the land of Thomas Hamilton
      -to have 14 of the sheep
      -to have Negroes; "Bob" "Ned" -James" "Betty" "John" and -Aaron"
      -named executor of the will
      3. Stanislaus Boone --son
      -to have al/ the remainder of the Land purchased from Robert Darnall to the westward of the aforesaid fence which leads through or near the middle of the aforesaid land and to the westward of the said fence and adjoining the land of Mr. Contee
      where Mary Mangon now lives
      -to have testator's bay horse
      -to have Negroes "Little Moses" 'Lucy" "Billy" and "Rachel"
      4. Jane Boone --wife
      -to have for her natural life all the remainder of testator's /and called "Boone's Chance" for her support and to live in the house she now resides in and to remain in the room without being disturbed and to be supported in the manner testator hereafter mentions
      -to have Negro woman for her support and also to have Negro woman "Frank" mid to have Negro girl "Sisley"
      -to have the remainder (If the household property for her natural life
      5. Alloysious Boone -son
      -to have all the remainder of testator's land after widow's decease and to use and occupy the Land all the time of his mother's naturai life provided she be supported in a decent manner as usually she has been
      -to have Negroes.: "Joe" "Pegg" 'Suck" and after his mother's decease "Cate- and "Sall-
      6. Ignatius Boone --son
      -after widow's decease to have Negro girl "Sisley"
      -to have Negroes: "Buckley" "Poll" and "Stephen'
      7. Joseph Boone --son
      -to have 1 feather bed and furn
      -of the 1st choice of testator's cows to be divided w/ Stanislaus and Ignatius
      -to have Negroes "Bigg Moses" "Rose" "Linn" "Basil"
      8. John Boone -son
      -to have testator's land lying in Frederick County which testator purchased from Joseph Hagan called "Slip in Easy" patented to Thomas Burgess
      -to have Negro woman '`Rachel now in his possession
      9. Granddaughter --daughter of son Ignatius ("his now and only daughter at this time'
      -to have Negro girl Cloe"
      10, Rachel Boone --daughter (at Ghent)
      -to have the sum of 20 pounds and should she be dead then to the poor
      11, Mary Wood --widow of Henry Wood
      -to have the sum of 20 pounds and should she die, then to her daughter Eleanor Wood
      12. Clement Gardiner
      Francis Hamilton
      Alexius Sansbury
      -named trustees of the estate, and to make any decisions should disputes arise between testator's sons
      witnesses: Alexius Sansbury, Joseph Sansberry
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      Charles County Land Record Book S#3, 1770-1775; Page 634. Bill of Sale. I, Henry Wood of CC, planter, for 78 5 shillings and B [pence], have sold to William Molleson, merchant in London, 1 Negro lad called Sam, about 15 years old, 1 Negro girl called Sue, about 12 years old, 1 black horse, 1 sorrel mare, 1 roan colt, and 14 cattle. If, however, I pay sd Molleson the afd sum with legal interest, by Aug 20, 1775, then this present bill of sale shall be void. Signed Sep 2B, 1774 Henry Wood. Wit - Jno Dent*,
      Benja Douglass. Recorded Oct 12, 1774.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 42. Certificate of a stray_ CC. Nov 10, 1775. Brought before me by Henry Wood, a bright bay gelding. Signed - Jno Dent. Recorded Nov 13, 1775_

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