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

John Gassaway

Male 1674 - 1697  (23 years)


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  • Name John Gassaway 
    Born 1674  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1697  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I068840  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Father Nicholas Gassaway,   b. 11 Mar 1633/34, St. Margaret's Parish, Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1690/91, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County. Maryland -Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Anne Besson,   b. Abt 1646, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1691, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Married Bef 1668  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12023  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Lawrence,   b. 25 Feb 1678/79, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1700, West River MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years) 
    Married Abt 1694  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nicholas Gassaway,   b. 2 Feb 1696/97, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1757, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F31892  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      John Gassaway 17.60 I AA £58.14.6 {1698}
      Appraisers: John Chappell, John Gaile.
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      John Gaasaway 390.99 A AA £58.14.6 £9.17.0 Jan 27 1717
      His inventory was exhibited about 1698.
      Payments to: Dr. Mordecai Moore, Phil. Griffen.
      Administrator: Mr. Peter Galloway who married Elisabeth Rigbye (daughter of John & Elisabeth Rigbye (John Rigbye was administrator of deceased)).
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      Gassaway, Nicholas, A. A. County, 10th Jan., 1691; 27th Jan., 1691.
      To son Nicholas and hrs., plantation (unnamed) and all land in Love's Neck.
      To son John and hrs., 300 A., "Charles' Purchase," on n. side Gunpowder R.; also plantation on which his sister, Hester Gross, now lives.
      To son Thomas, land (unnamed), and 780 A. (unnamed) in 2 patents on Gunpowder R.
      To daus. Anne Watkins, Hester Gross, Jane and Margaret Gassaway, and to grandchild John Watkins, personalty.
      To granddau. Eliza: Gross at majority, certain personalty left testator by uncle John Callingswood of London, and now in possession of Samuel Beaver.
      Exs.: Child., Nicholas, Thomas, and John Watkins and wife, who are to care for their sisters, Jane and Margaret, during minority.
      Test: Jacob Harris, Arthur Herring, Robt. Ward, Jno. Ramsey. 2. 228.
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      Capt. Nicholas Gassaway 11A.36 W AA £1144.14.7 Jan 10 1691 Jan 20 1691
      Bequests: son Nicholas, son John, son Thomas, daughter Ann Watkins, daughter Hester Groce, daughter Jane Gassaway, daughter Margrett Gassaway, grandchild John Watkings, grandchild Elisabeth Groce daughter of Hester Grace, son John Watkings, daughter Ann Watkings, John Greene.
      Mentions: Thomas Norris, John Shaw, uncle (of deceased) John Collingswood (merchant) of London, John Samuell Beaver, Thomas Taylor.
      Executors: son Nicholas, John Watkins and his wife (unnamed), son Thomas.
      Witnesses: Jacob Harnis, Robert Ward, Arthur Herring, John Ramsey.
      Date of inventory: May 16, 1692.
      Appraisers: Henry Hanslap, John Gressam.
      Legatees: son Nicholas, daughter Ann wife of John Wattkinns, son Thomas, daughter Jane Gassaway daughter Margret Gassaway.
      List of debts: Henry Bonner, Ralph Cooper, Edward Carter, John Cross, Thomas Day, Alexander Dehinayossa, John Davis, Job Evans, Jacob Harnish, Wolfran Hunt, Henry Hearse, Thomas Knighton, Francis Luffe, John Larkinn (husbandman), James Poolely, Allen Robinate, Jr., John Stone (glassier), Edward Serson, John Stroud, Richard Tull, Allen Robinate„ Sr., Benjamin Scrivner, Joseph Williams, Matthew Ellistone, Katharine English, John Waters, Anthony Arrundell, John Armstrong, John Besson, Henry Bonner, Ebenezer Blackiston, Abell Browne, Lord Baltimore, George Burges, Walter Bosley, John Cross, Thomas Dryfeild, Alexander Dehinayossa, William Disney, Nicholas Day, John Edwards, James Ellis, John Greene, John Gray, Richard Garrett, Col. Nicholas Greenberry, George Ogg, Phillipp Howard, Jacob Harnish, Wolfran Hunt, John Howard, James Hackett, Arthur Herring, Otho Holland, William Gefferries, Richard Jones, Sr., John Lynam, John Larkinn, Francis Leife, James Lewis, Joshua Mirica, John Meriton, Walter Morrow, John Nicholson, Nicholas Nicholson, John North, Thomas Norris, Nicholas Aldridg, John Purdew, James Poolley, Presocia Ramsey, Anthony Rulely, Marke Richison, John Saunders, Edward Selbey, David Steward, Thomas Sutton, John Scott, Joseph Storey, Thomas Seabourn, Thomas Standbanck, Augustine Skinner, Edward Searson, Josias Sallaway, William Sicill, James Stafford, Col. Thomas Tailler, Mary Willson, Robert Ward, John Wagstaff, Charles Whitehead, Joseph Williams, Lancelott Todd, Col. William Burgas, Charles Stevens, Robert Hopper, Solomon Sparrow, Samuell Thomas, William Collier, Clement Davies, John Ramsey, John Wooddinn, Mr. Samuell Younge, Edward Cox, Thomas Swearingen.
      List of debts (out of the county): William Burn, John Burn, Charles Goshead, Robert Girman, Thomas Hoock, Thomas Hedge, Thomas Long, William Ousbourn, Thomas Richardson, Charles Ramsey, John Hall, Mrs. Stansbey, Robert Love, James Phillipps, Lawrence Richardson, Edward Waters, Thomas Jones, William Pattison, Anthony Barnes, Richard Boulstone, Edward Beddison, Thomas Blackburn, Christover Foster, Robert Francklinn, Samuell Garland, Samuell Gray, Mrs. Howard, Richard Hanslap, Jacob Junifer, Alexander Mackferlinn, John Redman, Joseph Holden, William Farmer, John Evans, John Morgan, Lodowicke
      Williams.

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