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

Benjamin Wood

Male 1766 - Aft 1795  (> 30 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Wood 
    Born 1766  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1795  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I053458  Tree1
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2019 

    Father Henry Wood,   b. 1736,   d. 10 Feb 1778, Charles County, Maryland - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F24772  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Rebecca Wood,   b. 17 Apr 1786, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1866, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F27393  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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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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      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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