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

Richard Coleman Beaven

Male Bef 1776 - Aft 1811  (> 37 years)


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  • Name Richard Coleman Beaven 
    Born Bef 1776  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1811  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I064540  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father John Beaven,   b. Bef 1752, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Aug 1818, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years) 
    Mother Mary Wood,   b. Bef 1756, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1818, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 62 years) 
    Married Bef 1772  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F30568  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book B-1, 1782-1785; Page 282,
      James G. Wood's Will.
      I, James Greenfeild Wood of CC (planter), am weak of body but of sound and disposing mind and memory. Firstly, I want all my just debts to be paid out of hand by my executors.
      To my wife Margaret - during her natural life, all that part of a tract of land called Nottingham, which I now have in possession, being about 100 acres, lying in CC. I also give my wife, during her natural life, 3 Negroes, Dick, Moll, and Beck, and after her death, to be equally divided between my 2 daughters, Martha and Mary. I also give my wife 1 feather bed & furniture, together with 1 bay horse called Jack, 1 cow and calf, and 1 pewter dish and 6 plates.
      To my daughter Martha Brandtt - 3 Negroes, Ceasar, Alexander, and Sarah.
      To my daughter Mary Beaven - 5 Negroes, Francis, Glasgow, Sarah, Winifred, and Mosses, Also, the use of one third of my estate, during her natural life, and after her death, to be equally divided among all her children, namely Catharine, Richard, Mary, John, and Thomas Coleman.
      To my wife and my daughter Martha Brandtt - the rest of my estate, to be equally divided between them.
      Executors: my wife and Charles Brandtt.
      Signed Jan 30, 1784 - James Greenfield Wood. Wit - G. Adamas, John Billingsly, John Adams, William Thomas.
      Probated on Mar 20, 1784 by the oaths of the executors, Margaret Wood and Charles Brandt, and by the oaths of witnesses George Adams, John Billingsley, & John Adams
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      Holmeby Resurveyed, 448 Acres, 2 Rods;
      Patent Developer/Owner: Beavins, Richard Coleman
      1805 Patent Record JK T, p. 20 0 0 MSA S 1587-2021
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1808-1810; Liber IB-8 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 45.
      At the request of Caleb Thomas the following Deed was recorded April 20, 1808
      Indenture made March 22 1808; Richard Coleman Beaven in consideration of $114 current money of the United States paid by Caleb Thomas has sold part of a tract called "Holmeby" binding on "The Ware", "Bridgewater", "Whitsun Monday Enlarged" and containing 19 acres. Signed Richard C. Beaven in the presence of and acknowledged before Ignatius Middleton, Ignatius Semmes
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1810-1811; Liber IB-9 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 252.
      At the request of Edward Burch, the following Deed was recorded March 16, 1811
      Indenture made March 1, 1811; Richard Coleman Beaven in consideration of pounds current money paid by Edward Burch has sold part of a tract called "Holmeby Resurveyed" and binding on "The Ware", "Norrage", "Thomas Fancy" and Caleb Thomas's land containing 11 acres 1 Rod. Signed Richard C. Beaven in the presence of and acknowledged before Joseph Simpson, Richard Brightwell

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