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

Mary Jane Craycroft

Female 1738 - 1795  (57 years)


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  • Name Mary Jane Craycroft 
    Born 1738  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Jul 1795  Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I053455  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2020 

    Father Ignatius Craycroft,   b. 1695, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1752, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Spalding,   b. 1714, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1770, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 1735  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F04999  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry Wood,   b. 1736,   d. 10 Feb 1778, Charles County, Maryland - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 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 
    • Charles County, Maryland, Inventories,1791-1797; Page 322. Mary Wood - Inventory. Late of CC, deed. Total amount: 15.5.2L
      Signed Jun 2, 1795 - Thos M Dent, Geo Chapman Jr.
      CC, Jul 27, 1795. Then came Henry Wood, administrator, & made oath.
      Certified by John Muschett, Registrar of Wills.
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      CREYCROFT, ELIZABETH, St. Mary's Co. 27 Oct, 1769; 1 Mar, 1770
      Dau. Eleanor Craycroft, in case she shall maintain her youngest sister.
      Daus.: Jean Craycraft, Susanna Creoycraft.
      Daus.: Elenor, Jean, Susana and Henrieta.
      Ex: Son Level Creoycraft.
      Wit: Ignatius Fenwick, son of Enoch, Thomas Jeamstone Spalding. The name Creycroft is spelled various ways in the same will. 7. 664
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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 all 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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      CRAYCROFT, Susanna, St. Mary's Co. 22 Nov, 1771; 26 Aug, 1772
      Sisters: Elinor, Jane and Heneritta Craycroft.
      Ex. Brother Levin Craycroft.
      Wit: Priscilla Spalding, Zachariah Forrest. 38. 842
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      CRAYCROFT, BENJAMIN, 31 Dec. 1771 10 Mar, 1772
      Nephew Thomas son of brother Ignatius Craycroft. Nephew Clement Craycroft son of brother Charles. Ignatius Matthews son of William Matthews. Nieces Anne and Jane Craycroft daus. of brother Charles. Cousin Sophia Seigh wife of William, Niece Anne Matthews In France at the Nunnery of the Poor. To Anne Matthews dau, of William. To Eloner, Elizabeth and Benjamin the three children of Henery Wood. Nephew Joseph Green son of Giles Green. Nieces Eleoner, Jane and Henriter daus. of brother Ignatius. Nephew Nicholas Craycmoft son of brother Charles. Mentions the Rev. Mr. George Hunter.
      Tract: "Sandy Level," lease of Mr. John Pye.
      Ex. Nephew William Matthews and his dau. Susanna.
      Wit: John Sanders, Walter Clements. 38.555
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 336. Deed of Gift. Jan 5, 1795 from Mary Wood, widow, of CC, to Benjamin Wood and Sarah Wood, her children, of CC, for the natural love she has for sd Benjamin and Sarah and for 5 shillings, the gift to Benjamin of a Negro boy called Bill, a girl named Lett, a bed and furniture, and a horse colt. And to Sarah, a Negro man called Tom, 2 Negro girls named Suke & Jenny, 2 beds & furniture, 1 desk & table, a roan horse, and 1 cow & yearling. Signed - Mary Wood. Wit - Jon Dent*, Robt C. Hall. Recorded Jan 23, 1795.

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