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

Atheliah Adams

Female 1737 - Aft 1779  (> 43 years)


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  • Name Atheliah Adams 
    Born 1737  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1779  Shenandoah County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I058171  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 

    Father Samuel Adams,   b. 1713, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1748, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Mother Charity Courts,   b. 1717, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1753, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 37 years) 
    Married 1734  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F06265  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph Hopewell,   b. Abt 1733, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1779, Shenandoah County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married Abt 1753  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 
    Family ID F28572  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      ADAMS, SAMUEL, Charles Co. 1748
      10 Sep 1748
      To wife CHARITY ADAMS, Negroes, Harry and Jack, cattle.
      To dau. TABITHA, tract called "Adames Retirement," 100 A., tract called Adamses Outlett." 50 A., tract called Adamses Pasture," 34 1/2/ A., Negro Charles, furniture.
      To daus CELIA and ATHEAHLEAH, being twins, tract called "Batchelors Hopes" 277 A., Negro woman named Seened(?), mullato Rachell, furniture.
      To dau, CLOE, tract called "Leverpool Point," 32 1/2 A., tract called Crosmons Entrance which I claim by escheat and 3 pounds sterl, to clear the said land, Negro girl Violetto, cow and calf.
      To JOHN COURTS WADE, cow and calf, small gunn.
      Bro. BENJAMIN ADAMS to make my coffin.
      To servant man named Andrew Robertson I year of his indented times.
      Wit: James Crawley, Anne Crawley, John Elgin. 25.421
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 354. Apr 6, 1779 from Francis Adams of CC, planter, attorney (via CC power, of attorney) for Joseph Steevens and Celia, his wife, and Joseph Hopewell and Atheliah, his wife, to Henry Davis at CC, planter, for 138 10 shillings, all that tract of land in CC called Bachelors Hope, bounded by Coxes Cr, a tract of land originally laid out for John Martin, a tract of land called Grenears Choice, a tract of land called Wadestone, a tract of land called Four Hills formerly laid out for William Marlow, a tract of land laid out for one Thomas, containing and laid out for about 277 acres. Signed - Frans Adams, H. Davis. Wit - warren Dent, Will Harrison (CC JPs). Recorded Apr 24, 1779.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 355. Power of Attorney. We Jos: Stevans and Celia, his wife, of F.C. [Frederick County?] , Jos. Hopewell and Athiliah, his wife, of Shanando County, Virginia, for sundry good causes, have appointed our trusty friend, Francis Adams of CC, to be our true and lawful attorney, and we hereby authorize him to sell to Henry Davis of CC, a certain tract of land in CC called Batchelors Hope, Signed Nov 4, 1778 - Joseph Steevens, Celia (C her mark) Steevens, Joseph Hopewell, Atheliah (R her mark) Hopewell. Wit - Capt. James Davis, John Ashford. Proved before Will Harrison by the oaths of both witnesses. Recorded Apr 24, 1779,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 380-26: BACHELORS HOPE: 277 acres; Possession of - 277 Acres - Adams, Samuel: : Surveyed 28 Feb 1706 for William Godfrey beginning at a bound White Oak standing on point between two small creeks called Coses Creek: Other Tracts Mentioned: PYES HARDSHIFT; ; ; Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, Samuel Adams from (unreadable Godfrey; 9 Aug 1737,

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