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

Stourton Edwards

Male Bef 1702 - 1766  (> 64 years)

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  • Name Stourton Edwards 
    Born Bef 1702 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Oct 1766  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I060035  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2021 

    Father Joseph Edwards,   b. Bef 1679,   d. 21 Apr 1718, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years) 
    Mother Anne Price,   b. Bef 1681,   d. Aft 1698, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 19 years) 
    Married Bef 6 Sep 1699  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F09682  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Barbara Hazel,   b. Bef 1718, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1774, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 56 years) 
    Married Abt 1745  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Eleanor Edwards,   b. Bef 1735,   d. Aft 23 Apr 1774, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years)
     2. John Edwards,   b. Bef 1735,   d. 14 Apr 1763, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years)
     3. Jane Edwards,   b. Bef 1747, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1760, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 15 years)
     4. Anne Edwards,   b. 1749, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1788, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F14668  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      EDWARDS, STOURTON, St Mary's Co. 11 Sep, 1766; 2 Oct, 1766
      Wife: Barbara.
      Son-in-law: Zachariah Forrest, and dau. Ann, his wife.
      John Edwards, son of Jane Edwards, to be kept maintained and property educated.
      Jeremiah and Jane Edwards to be at liberty to live upon plantation until they marry or leave on their own accord.
      Exs: Son-in-law Zachariah Forest, and Jeremiah Edwards.
      Wit: Timothy Bowes, Jeremiah Edwards, Samuel Hayes. 34. 457
      Stourten Edwards 91.334 SM 353.19.6 Apr 14 1767
      Appraisers: John Fenwick, Clement Medley.
      Creditors: Archibald Campbell for John Glassford, Thomas Reeder.
      Next of kin: John Edwards, Jr., Elisabeth Lock.
      Executors: Zachariah Forrest, Jeremiah Edwards, Thomas Reeder.
      Stourten Edwards 91.336 SM 271.19.11 Apr 14 1767
      List of debts.
      Executors: Zachariah Forrest, Jeremiah Edwards, Thomas Reeder.
      Stourton Edwards 59.258 A AA 0.0.0 590.10.3 Mar 8 1768
      of St. Mary's County.
      Received from: Bennett Coombs.
      Payments to: Meverel Lock Lock & Elisabeth Lock, Ignatius Fenwick, John Eden (executor of James Mills), Elisabeth Lock for note payable to Elisabeth Miles, John Glassford & Co., Elisabeth Harden, Jeremiah Redman, John Clark, William Baker, Ruth Hawkins Hays.
      Executors: Thomas Reeder, Sr., Zachariah Forrest, Jeremiah Edwards, Robert Ferguson.
      Stourton Edwards 59.260 A AA 353.19.6 537.16.8 Mar 8 1768
      of St. Mary's County. The amount of the accounts also included #9241.
      Received from: John Cole, Charles Landsdale, Timothy Bowes, Henry Wartham, Robert Cole, John Aud, William Williams, Jeremiah Jordan, Young Parran, George Lee, James King, John Coale, George Chilton, Mary Ford.
      Executor: Zach. Forrest.
      Stourton Edwards 59.263 A AA 214.4.2 Mar 8 1768
      of St. Mary's County. The amount of the accounts also included #5000. See also Liber WD#2 (#58) Folio 239.
      Executors: Zachariah Forrest, Thomas Reeder.

      === Linda Reno
      6/23/1768: Admin. accts. of Stourton Edwards, SMC. Received from: Bennet Combs, Wm. Heard, Zachariah Forrest (accountant), Jeremiah Edwards (accountant), Robert Ferguson (accountant). Payments to: Meveral Lock and Elizabeth Lock, Ignatius Fenwick, John Eden (exec. of James Mills), Elizabeth Lock (due to Elizabeth Miles), John Glassford & Co., Ann Harden, Jeremiah Redman, John Clark, Wm. Baker, Ruth Hawkins Hayes. Exec.: Thomas Reeder, Sr. Other executors are Zachariah Forrest, Jeremiah Edwards, Robert Ferguson. (Admin. accts. of the Prerogative Court of Maryland, Libers, 52-58, 1764-1768 by V. L. Skinner, Jr.). NOTE: This record is not on CD #206.
      Stourton, Robert, St Mary's Co., 4th Dec., 1714; 15th Mar., 1714-15.
      To godson Stourton Edwards and hrs., 190 A., "St Thomas," bought of James Hay, they to keep the name of Stourton.
      To Parish Church of "All Faith," silver tankard, to be used as sacramental ornament.
      To wife Margery, extx., and hrs., 300 A., dwelling plantation land, "The Parting Path," 100 A., "Hopewell," and residue of estate, real and personal.
      Overseers; Joseph Edwards, Capt. Thos, Truman Greenfield.
      Test: Chas. Smith, Cosmas Parsons, Robert Scott. 14. 46.
      Hulse, William, St. Mary's Co', 19th Dec., 1725; 2nd Mch., 1725/6.
      To sons James and William and their hrs., 120 A. " Hulse's Lott" and 89 A. bou. of Samuel Swann equally, Shd, either die without issue, survivor to inherit portion of dec'd; shd. both die, ad, tracts to revert to wife to be disposed of as she thinks fit.
      Wife Mary extx. and residuary legatee.
      Test: Laurence Lant,, Richard Smoot, Stourton Edwards. 18.454.
      John Edwards 28.355 SM 118.9.5 Feb 18 1743/44
      Appraisers: Robert Ford, Samuel Abell.
      Creditors: George Plater, Philip Key.
      Next of kin: Barbery Edwards, William Hazle.
      Administrator/Executor: Stourton Edwards.
      John Edwards 20.108 A SM 118.9.5 233.4.0 Apr 11 1744
      Received from: John Bond, Cornelius Wildman, Edward Cole, Michael Burn, John Abell, Jr., Matthew Cissell, John Silence, Charles Hodgkin, Dr. McWilliams, John French, Peter Browne, William Cummings, Thomas Bailey, Robert Mason, John Bold, Benjamin Sally, Edmund Plowden, Henry Bailey, Edward Goldsborough, William Wilkinson, Theodore Jordon, James Wood, Charles Joy, John Campbell, Thomas Fish, Dr. Reggie, Francis Lee, Theophilus Swift, Edm. Porteus, Samuel Hanson, Benjamin Stodwood, Thomas Aisquith, John Henning, John Redman, Jr., Philip Read, George Vadry, Mr. Midgley, Thomas Hungerford, Maurice Williams, John Cole (of St George), Col. John Hicks, Richard Wimsatt, Sr., Richard Wimsatt, Jr., Richard Fenwicke, John Heard, Sr., Edward Able, Robert Greenwell, Dorothy Smith, John Chissum, John Manning, Philip Fenwick, William Williams (N. T.), James Greenwell, John Mason, Ben. Buckler, Peter Mugg, Richard Greenock, Robert Allen, Hen. Darnall, Samuel Keech, Ignatius Doyne, Samuel Gordon, Thomas Skillerson, Matthew Heard, Luke Heard, John Price, Thomas Smart, Enock Abell, Thomas Braver, Bryan Carter, Matthew Lynn, Martin Yatee, Thomas Shank, Sr., Thomas Bridson, Cornelius Manning, Joseph Woodward, Jr., William Medley, Hugh Griffith, Hugh Griffith (p. H. Reeveland), Robert rates, George Fenwick (carpenter), Jos. Dunbarr, Thomas Taney, George Fenwick Lang, Edward Digges, Barnaby Angell, Thomas Shanks, Sr., Thomas Blackistone, John Blackiston, Samuel Briscoe, Jos. Hebb, John Mitchell, Sr., Jos. Hopewell, Robert Alexander, Charles Bruce, William Russell, William Woodward, George Innis, John Ford (weaver), Richard Walker, Matthew Lynn.
      Payments to: John Chesley, John Campbell, Abraham Barns, Peter Jarbo, George Plater, Esq., Dr. Benjamin Salley, Philip Key, Esq. (executor of Capt. John Gardner), Philip Key, Esq., John Heaseler, Daniel Dulany, Esq.
      Administrator: Stourton Edwards.
      John Edwards 20.392 A SM 79.17.0 Sep 14 1744
      Received from: Charles Jarboe, Isaac Booth, James Brown, Henry Spalding, Morris Williams, Ignatius Fenwick, Thomas Jenkins, Benedict Spalding, James Dunbar, James Edgerton, Thomas Howard, Jr., John Moore, Philip Clark, Tohoms Winnard, Arthur McGill, John Goddard, James Wilkinson, Robert Mosely, Charles Lewis, John Stanfield, Moses Parran, John Clark, John Tole, Andrew Mills, John Smith, John Manning, Nicholas Dafft, Thomas Reader, John Griffith, George Craghill.
      Payments to; Thomas Standage, Edmund Plowden, John Henning, Robert Fenwick, John Medley, Thomas Tarlton, Gilbert Ireland, Robert Cole, Mr. Thomas Asquith,
      Administrator: Stourton Edwards.
      John Edwards 22.346 A SM 62.2.3 Sep 10 1746
      Received from: James Wint, Robert Chesely, Cuthbert Fenwlck, Stephen McKey, James Hays, William Howard, John Barber, George Aisquith, Mark Rhodes, William Jones, John Langley, William Locker, George Bowles, John Pearce, John Redman, Richard Rose, Stephen Taylor, Daniel Gore, Thomas Spaulding, Thomas Griffen, Joseph Davis, Dennis Hern, Abraham Barnes, Jr., John Clark, John Miles, John Layland, James Hurn, Benjamin Edwards, William King, John Jarboe, Thomas Palmer Wanghop, William West, Basil Smith, Richard Brooke, John Hooper, Baker Brooke, Charles Beach, John Edwards, Ignatius Chamberlain, Ignatius Spaulding, Josua Guibert, James Dixon, Thomas Brideson, Peter Howard, William Snowden, John Scowfield, Richard Coock, William Harrison, John Ford, Peter Ford, Vitus Herbert, James Mattingly, Richard Sothoron, John Parsons, Walter Smith, Robert Hamett, William Stewart, John Dunbar, Babtist Barber, Jesse Wharton, Roger Clarke, Richard Ford, Thomas Greenfield, Luke Gardner, James Waughop.
      Payments to: John Mackentosh, Daniel Dulany, Esq.
      Administrator: Stourton Edwards
      Thomas Blackistone 20.233 A SM 667.14.5 191.13.0 Apr 20 1744
      Sureties: Thomas Coad, George Clark.
      Received from: James Conner, Mrs. Mary Sly, Martha Bassetfield.
      Payments to: Lenard Mattingly, Dennis Connor, Ken. Cheseldine, Matthew Anderson, John Allaway Clark, Robert Masson, William Bealy, Hudson Warring, Mr. Williams, John Eden, William Cartwright, Capt. William Walters, Thomas Massam, James Mills, Hugh Hambleton, James Thompson, Darby Green, Mr. Edward Digges due to Lord Baltimore, Mr. William Cartwright, Stoughton Edwards.
      Executor: John Blackistone (also John Blackstone).
      Thomas Winard 20.235 A SM 18.15.0 24.15.8 May 21 1744
      Sureties: Mathew Daft, Baker Brook.
      Received from: Richard Brook, William Spalding, Crace Sherbon, Bassell Smith, Thomas Spalding.
      Payments to: William Shaw, Thomas Hall, Samuel Abell, Thomas Breamkall, WilliamAnderson, Mr. William Cartwright, John Miles, Stoughton Edwards.
      Mentions: "no relations hath yet appeared".
      Administrator: John Dant.
      EDWARDS, JOSEPH, St Mary's Co. 3 May, 1746; 3 Jun, 1746
      MARY EDWARDS wife, Stourton Edwards son, exs.
      To wife MARY, "Dimonds Venture. "
      To son JOHN, "Edwards Back Land. '
      Sons JOSEPH and BENJAMIN to receive land after decease of wife MARY.
      To son STOURTON EDWARDS, "Taunton Deen," 164 A.
      Wit: Melvill Lock, John Edwards, Roberts Edwards. 24. 423
      James Mattenly 22.293 A SM 46.17.4 Sep 1 1746
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of 6.14.6.
      Received from: William Knott, Henry Mattingly, John Clark, Heneritta Knott.
      Payments to: Henry Spaulding, John Kelly, Ignatius Knott, estate of John Edwards, Storton Edwards, John Toon, James Black paid to Joseph Alvey, John Booker, Elisabeth Johnson, Robert Cole, Joseph Alvay, Daniell Dulany, Esq. paid to Mr. Gilbert Ireland, estate of John Graves.
      Mentions: children (unnamed).
      Administrator: Henry Sheircliffe.
      Edward Aprice 24.244 A SM 34.11.11 33.3.1 Nov 3 1747
      Sureties: Anthony Brown, James Brown.
      Received from: Baptist Barber.
      Payments to: Stout. Edwards, Rose Wood, James Mills, Capt. Gilbert Ireland, Mr. Philip Key, Matthew Herbert, Mr. Edward Digges.
      Executrix: Ann Ford, wife of Richard Ford.
      John Medley 27.106 A SM 107.0.6 117.9.3 Aug 2 1749
      Sureties: Stephen Chelton, John Manning.
      Received from John Cole.
      Payments to: Maj. Abraham Barnes, John Davidson, William Williams: Richard Hackett, Nicholas Shurburne, John Medley, Capt. Robert Chesley, Stourt. Edwards, Enoch Combs, Darby Morris, John Renalds.
      Distribution to: widow (unnamed),
      children: Clement Medley (of age), Jane Medley (of age), Henrietta Medley (aged 12).
      Executors: Sarah Medley, Clement Medley.
      John Medley 31.219 A SM 109.12.3 142.17.0 Sep 19 1751
      Sureties: Cornelius Manning, John Cole.
      Received from: John Edwards, John Smith, James Pike.
      Payments to: Stourt. Edwards, William Williams, Joseph Cutler, Edward Diggs, Henry Jernegan, Maj. Abraham Barnes, Ann Ciscell, Capt. Robert Chesley, Jeremiah Chase.
      Distribution to: accountants (1/3). Residue to (orphans): Philip Medley (aged 18), Elisabeth Medley (of age), Joseph Medley (aged 13), Anistacia Medley (aged 9), Ignatius Medley (aged 6).
      Administratrix: Elisabeth Peak, wife of Basil Peak.
      George Greenfield 31.225 A SM 63.4.6 186.17.6 Nov 7 1751
      Sureties: Baptis Barber, John Borroughs.
      Received from: Robert Chesley, John Chesley, John Cartwright.
      Payments to: George Maxwell, Rev. John Auquhart, Capt. Robert Chesley, Robert Gill, Mary Bennett, Daniel Woodburn, John Wheatley, Mev. Lock, Edward Diggs for Lord Baltimore, Darby Morris, Storton Edwards, Dr. John Hambleton, Samuel Borroughs.
      Distribution to: Thomas Greenfield (accountant, brother, of age), Elisabeth Cartwright (sister, of age), Rebecca Greenfield (sister, of age), Elisabeth Pile (sister by the mother (unnamed) side, of age), Benjamin Chesley (brother by the mother (unnamed) side, aged 14).
      Administrator: Thomas Greenfield
      James Dunbar 31.230 A SM 293.19.0 314.11.0 Nov 19 1751
      Sureties: Capt. Gilbert Ireland, Stourton Edwards.
      Received from: John Stacey.
      Payments to: Mr. Philip Key, John Somervell, Kenelm Chisildine, John Owing, Bartholomew Barcley, William Jordan, Dr. MacWilliams, Robert Dyer, James Neverson, Jonathon Roberts, Capt. Robert Chesley, James Heard, George Greaves, Margret Scholfried, Matthew Gibson, John Bond, John Coode, Robert Chesley, Stourton Edwards, Rev. Richard Brown.
      Executor: John Dunbar.
      PLATER, GEORGE, St. Mary's Co. 9 Aug 1751; 6 Jun 1755
      To son George Plater, all my real estate.
      To my two daus Anne and Elizabeth 500 pounds sterl. a piece, to be paid at the age of 21, following payment of 600 pounds due my by John Tayloe (Taylor?) of VA on bond to be part of the said 1000 pounds and the remaining 400 pounds to be raised and paid out of the money due me on other securities or book debts in the hands of any merchants In England.
      To son George Plater, all the residue of my real and personal estate.
      50 pounds to the poor of the Parish.
      Son John Taylor and friend Major Abraham Barnes of St. Mary's Co., exs.
      That my friends Daniel Dulany, Edmund Jennings and Philip Key, advise my children and exs. in relation to them and the execution of this my will. Should son George die unmarried before he attain age of 21, I bequeath to Abraham Barnes the burthen of execution of this my will
      Wit: Philip Key, Robert Chesley.
      Schedule of the lands devised my son George Plater by my will
      St. Mary's: Joseph's Manner," 1350; "Resurrection Mannor" and pt. of "Ffenwick Marmot'," 5200; "Hazard" which I escheated adjoining on "Resurrection Mannor," George Bowles tenant, 234; "Stewarts Hope" near the head of Clements Bay, 134; One lott messuage and tenement on Leonard Town, Stourton Edwards, tenant, 1.;
      Prince George's Co. a moiety of "Swan and Batchellors Harbour," Mt. Hawkins has these deeds (Prince George's County.), 600. Baltimore Co.: A moiety of "Tasker's Camp," Willm. Young these deeds, 250.
      Anne Arundel: a dwelling house and pt. of a lott in the city of Annapolis.
      Dorchester Co.: Tract of land of my grandfathers called "Burford's Choice," 500.
      Frederick Co.: "The Sugar Lands" or "Brightwells Hunting Quarter," 1086; "Bradfords Rest," 4295.
      Total 13650 acres.
      PEAKE, BAZIL, St. Mary's Co. 8 Sep. 1760; 31 Oct. 1760
      To bro. John Baptist Peake, tract of land I purchased of Ignatius Jarbo called The Pleasant Levels.
      Dau.-in-law, Elizabeth Medley.
      To son-in-law, Joseph Medley, some cattle, tobacco, etc.
      To father, William Peake, clothing and etc.
      To wife, Eliza Peak, and after my wife's allowance, the balance to be divided between my 5 bros. and sisters: Philip, Bennet, Ignatius, Dorothy and Rebecca Peake.
      Exs: Wife Elizabeth Peake, and her son Joseph Medley.
      Wit: Mary Ann Medley, Jereh. and Mourtn. Edwards. 31. 8
      John Edwards 74.279 SM 400.15.0 Apr 8 1761 Jul 15 1761
      Appraisers: Thomas Greenfield, Meverel Lock.
      Creditors: James Forbeas, George Maxwell.
      Next of kin: Stourton Edwards.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Elisabeth Edwards
      Benjamin Edwards 74.257 SM 17.8.3 Feb 28 1761 May 9 1761
      Appraisers: Meverel Lock, John Dent.
      Creditors: James Forbes, Benjamin Wood.
      Next of kin: Stourton Edwards, Robert Edwards.
      MEDLEY, AUGUSTINE, St. Mary's Co. 4 Oct, 1761 13 Oct, 1761
      Land to Bennett Medley, son of Clement, and in want of hrs.,
      to his bro. George Medley, son of Clement.
      To bro. George medley, slaves.
      To Catey Medley, some slaves.
      To bro. Bennitt Medley, 1 s. sterl.
      To bro. Clement Medley, 1 1 s. sterl.
      To Jane Medley, 1,000 lbs. tobacco.
      Ex: Bro. George Medley.
      Wit: Thos. Jones, Strouton (or Strourton) Edwards.
      Wit. may be named: Thomas James, Stourton Edwards, Joseph Edwards. 31. 497
      Augustine Medley 80.143 SM 141.9.0 Nov 9 1761 Dec 21 1763
      Appraisers: Stourton Edwards, John Cole.
      Creditors: Thomas James, William Combs.
      Next of kin: Clement Medley, Bennet Medley.
      Executor: George Medley.
      Henry Wimsatt 80.144 SM 306.8.6 Jun 15 1762 Mar 12 1762
      Appraisers: Stourton Edwards, James Pike.
      Creditors: Joseph Medley, John Manning.
      Next of kin: Robert Wimsatt, James Wimsatt.
      Administratrix: Frances Wimsatt.
      Samuel Abell 80.148 SM 206.5.0 Nov 12 1762 Feb 6 1763
      Appraisers: Stourton Edwards, Enoch Fenwick.
      Creditors: Normand Bruce, John Eden.
      Next of kin: John Abell (SS), Mary Mukgill.
      Administrator: Samuel Abell, Jr.
      Joseph Burroughs 4.141 D SM 332.19.4 Oct 3 1763
      Sureties: Jonathon Edwards, Stourton Edwards.
      Distribution to: Representatives unknown to this Office,
      Administratrix: Mrs. Elisabeth Burroughs.
      Elisabeth Burroughes 103.225 SM 222.8.6 Feb 22 1770 Mar 9 1770
      Appraisers: Thomas Greenfield, Henry Greenfield Sotheron.
      Creditors: Allen Billingsley, John Lyon.
      Next of kin: John Edwards (son of John Edwards), Elisabeth Edwards.
      Administrators: Jonathon Edwards, Stouton Edwards.
      Elisabeth Burroughs 66.171 A SM 220.1.6 36.16.9 Feb 28 1771
      Received from: Thomas Hutchinson.
      Payments to: James Gordon & Co., Benjamin Ogden, Jane Billingsly, Allan Billingsly, Zachariah Hill, James Bate, John Moran, John Lyon, John Brown, Robert Watts, Walter Dulany, Esq., Owen Allen, John Alien Thomas.
      Administrators: Jonathon & Stourton Edwards.
      Elisabeth Burroughs 6.92 D SM 213.7.6 Feb 28 1771
      Sureties: Thomas Nicholls, James Chapelear.
      Distribution to: Representatives unknown to this Office.
      Administrators: Jonathon Edwards, Stourton Edwards.

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