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

Richard Ijams

Male 1673 - 1761  (88 years)


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  • Name Richard Ijams 
    Born 1673  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jan 1761  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I052862  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father William Ijams,   b. Abt 1640, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1703, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Cheney,   b. 30 Oct 1652, South River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1726, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 75 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1674/75  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F06645  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne Cheney,   b. 18 May 1691, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1713, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years) 
    Married 16 Jan 1706/07  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Ijams,   b. 12 Aug 1707, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary Ijams,   b. 1712, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Richard Ijams,   b. Bef 1713, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William Ijams,   b. 22 Jul 1713, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1774, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F27137  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Gaither,   b. Abt 1703, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1774, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married Abt 1718  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Aaron Ijams,   b. 24 Jun 1721, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F27136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      JIAMS, RICHARD, Anne Arundel Co. 30 Mar, 1747; 19 Jan, 1761
      To wife Eliza Jiams, personal estate, except following legacies, provided sd. wife lives single; at her decease or marriage, estate to children: John, William, Mary and Charity, all equal.
      To daus. Sarah and Elizabeth, some cattle.
      To sons John and William, my now dwelling plantation, 100 A., to be divided equally.
      Extx: Wife.
      Wit: Wm. Jiams, Thos. Jiams, and Rebecca Jiams, Jno. Jiams. Additional Wit: Thos. Danilson, Wm. Jiams, Jr., Plummer Jaims.
      31. 463
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      Last Will and Testament of Richard Ijams, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, March 30, 1747:

      In the name of God Amen, I Richard Iiams of Ann Arundle County in the Province of Maryland planter Being of perfect Mind and Memory and Calling to Mind the Mortality of My Body Knowing tis appointed for all men Once to Die Do Make Constitute and Ordain this my last will and Testament in the following Manner and form Imprimus I bequeath my Soul into the Hands of God that gave it me, and my Body to the earth To be buried in a Christian Like and Decent Manner at the Discretion of my Executors hereafter Named and Touching Such worldly goods as it hath Pleased God to bestow upon me (after my Just Debts Being paid) I Give Dovise and Dispose of them as following --- I Give and Bequeath to my Beloved Wife Eliza [Elizabeth, abbreviated] Iiams During her Natural Life all my personal Estate whatsoever Except the following Legacies provided my Said wife lives Single and remains unmarried But in Case She thinks Proper to Marry again immediately after Such Marriage or at the time of her Death I Bequeath all my personal Estate to be Equally Dovided Between my Sons John and William and Daughters Mary and Charity all Equally ------------ Item I Give and Bequeath to my Daughter Sarah one Cow and Calf also one Shilling Currant Money ------------- Item I Give and Bequeath to my Daughter Eliza: one Cow and Calf Also one Shilling Currant Money ------------- Item I Give and Bequeath my Now Dwelling Plantation Containing one hundred Acres of Land to be Equally Dovided Between my Sons John and William I give William my Dwelling house and orchard on his part of the Land --- If Either of my Sons should Die without Heirs Lawfully Begotten of their Body then his part of ??? Land Shall Fall to the other and his Heirs for Ever --------- Lastly I Constitute and Ordain my Wife Executor of this my Last will and Testament and do Utterly Disallow Revoke and Disanull all and Every other former Testament will Legacies and Executors by me in any Wise Named willed and Bequeathed Ratifying this and No other to be my Last will and Testament in Witness where of I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal the Thirty Day of March 1747

      Signed Sealed published pronounce'd and Declaird to be ??? oy [small y with an o half set above to the left] Last will and Testament of the Sd Rich'd Iiams in Presence of Us ----
      Richard Iiams
      Wm Iiams
      Thomas Iiams
      ? Iiams
      Rebeca Iiams

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