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

Benjamin Adams

Male Abt 1726 - 1756  (~ 30 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Adams 
    Born Abt 1726  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Jun 1756  Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I047624  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 

    Father Benjamin Adams,   b. 1706, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1758, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Hester Smallwood,   b. Bef 1694, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1762, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 70 years) 
    Married Abt 1726  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F06263  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Boucher,   b. Aft 1717, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1767, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years) 
    Married Bef 1745  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • internet wife
    Children 
     1. Anne Adams,   b. 1751, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 17 Sep 1767, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 16 years)
     2. Ignatius Adams,   b. 1753, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years)
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 
    Family ID F25404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Benjamin Adams 62.32 CH 72.4.0 Jun 24 1756 Sep 4 1756
      Appraisers: Alexander McPherson, Sr., Thomas McPherson.
      Creditors: Henry Barnes, Ignatius Mitchell.
      Next of kin: Benjamin Adams, Sr., Thomas Adams.
      Administratrix: Elisabeth Adams.
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      Benjamin Adams, Jr. 5.41 D CH 84.15.3 Sep 2 1767
      Sureties: Thomas Adams, Archibald Johnson.
      Distribution, to: Representatives unknown to this Office.
      Administratrix: Elisabeth Hudson, wife of William Hudson
      Benjamin Adams Jr. 1767 account record mentions 3 children; Anne at age, Ignatius age 14 and the 3rd which has died.
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      ADAMS, BENJAMIN, Senr., Charles Co. 14 July 1756 ; 13 Nov 1758
      To wife Easter Adams and Thomas my son all my personal estate except hereafter mentioned.
      To son James Adams, horse and apparel.
      To son Leonard Adams, 20 she
      To dau. Anne Wheeler, wife of Thomas Wheeler., 20 she
      To dau. Verlinda Brooke wife of Charles Brooke,, bed.
      To dau. Charity.. mare colt
      To son Thomas, plantation whereon I now live& wife, extx.
      wit: jos. Johnson, Anne Johnson, Barbary Shaw.
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 54. Bill of Sale, I, William Hudson {Hodgson} of CC, do assign to Archibald Johnson of CC, for 60 of such money as the law prescribes, which money is to be paid to the orphans of Benjamin Adams decd as soon as they come of age to demand it, for that sum or more, the afd Archibald Johnson and Thomas Adams entered jointly into bond for to the Commissary of CC, for which I deliver 1 Negro woman and her child to sd Archibald Johnson. If, however, I save harmless sd Archibald Johnson, then this bill of sale to be void. Signed Apr 23, 1766 - William Hudson. Wit - John Stromatt, John Posey Jr. Recorded May 10, 1766
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 293. Aug 22, 1778 from Ignatius Adams, son and heir to Benjamin Adams, who was son and heir to Hester Adams, of CC, to Thomas Stone, attorney at law of CC, for 5 and for other good causes, all that tract of land called Wellcome, lying in Port Tobacco Parish in CC, adjoining the tract of land called Chandlers Hills, and containing about 200 acres. Signed - Igna (X his mark) Adams_ Wit - Walter Hanson, J Gwinn, John Robertson, Theob Hanson, M.J. Stone.
      Acknowledged before CC JPs Sam. Hanson and Joshua Sanders. Recorded Aug 24, 1778
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 319-127: WELCOME: 200 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Smallwood, James: Surveyed 23 Aug 1666 for Edmund Lindsey on the East side Port Tobacco Fresh at the Easternmost boundary of Job Chandler.: Conveyance notes - 200 Acres - Ledstone Smallwood from James Smallwood; 14 Nov 1721
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