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

William Waters

Male 1734 - Bef 1798  (< 63 years)


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  • Name William Waters 
    Born 25 Sep 1734  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Marylan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1798  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I074946  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father John Waters,   b. 10 May 1698, Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1774, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Charity Ijams,   b. 1707, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Nov 1768, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 61 years) 
    Married 28 Jan 1724/25  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13974  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Jemina Waters,   b. Bef 1778, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1798, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
     2. Rachel Waters,   b. Abt 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1798, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F43980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WATERS, JOHN, Jr., Prince George's County, planter, 17 Nov. 1768; 27 Oct. 1774
      To son Samuel Waters, ex., part of tract "Madens Fancy," 280 acres, set. of serving Instrument's,
      To son William Waters, part of "Maidens Fancy," 280 acres.
      To son Thos. Waters, part of tract "Inge Town Land," part of "Resurvey" at upper part of Indian Town Land, 100 acres.
      To dau. Eliza. Waters, tract "Waters Purchis," 150 acres, 1 negress during life, son Samuel Waters to take care of dau. Eliza, Waters and at her death to have her lands.
      To son Arnold Waters, ex., my now dwelling house and plantation, 280 acres, called "Jereco" and "Cherry Walk," Negro Ned, furniture.
      Two parcels of land one "Waters Purchis" and the other "Maidens Fancy" to be sold and money equally divided between son Arnold Waters, Mary Williams, Sarah Norris, Anne Waters, Susannah Waters and Charity Waters,
      To 3 unmarried daus, Ann, Susannah and Charity Waters, 1 negress, furniture, each.
      To grandson Jno. Williams, son of Stockitt Williams, Negro girl Cate.
      To sons: Wm. and Thos. Waters, 5 shillings.
      To children: Arnold, Ann, Susannah, Charity Waters, Mary Williams and Sarah Norris, residue of personal estate equally.
      Wit: Jno. Ijams; Mordecai Waters; Jacob Holland Waters; Richard West. 40.101
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 133. At the request of William Waters the following Deed was recorded June 18, 1761
      Indenture made March 12, 1761; Richard Holland, farmer of Frederick County, Maryland, in consideration of 5 shillings sterling money paid by William Waters, carpenter of PGCo has sold part of a tract called "Jericho" containing 187 acres beginning at a bound beech and hickory being the first trees of Water's resurvey of "Jericho" and bounded by and island made by a branch of Patuxent River. To have and to hold for the full term of one year. Signed Richard Holland, William Waters in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Johnson, Jr., John Davidson
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 134. At the request of William Waters the following Deed was recorded June 18, 1761
      Indenture made June 16, 1761; Richard Holland, farmer of Frederick County, Maryland, in consideration of 120 pounds sterling money paid by William Waters, carpenter of PGCo has sold part of a tract called "Jericho" containing 187 acres beginning at a bound beech and hickory being the first trees of Water's resurvey of "Jericho" and bounded by and island made by a branch of Patuxent River. Also one other contiguous tract called "Batson's Vineyard" containing 112 acres . Signed Richard Holland, William Waters in the presence of John Darnall, Thomas Owen and acknowledged before John Darnall, and at the same time Ruth Holland w/o Richard Holland relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1772-1774; Liber BB 3 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 69. At the request of William Waters the following Deed was recorded August 4, 1772
      Indenture made July 23, 1772; Mordecai Waters, planter in consideration of 36 pounds 4 shillings and 6 pence sterling money paid by William Waters, carpenter has sold part of a tract called "Water's Resurvey on Jericho" containing 34 acres. Signed Mordecai Waters the presence of and acknowledged before Joseph Sprigg, Richard Duckett, Jr. and at the same time Rachel Waters wife of Mordecai Waters relinquished her right of dower
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      Montgomery County Land Records, 1777-1781; Liber A1, Page 160. Division of lands, recorded at the request of Samuel Waters, Thomas Waters, and Arnold Waters. Jul 13, 1778. The certificates and plats of the tract of land called Maidens Fancy and part of the tract of land called Waters' Purchase, now in possession of Samuel Waters, William Waters, Thomas Waters, and Arnold Waters, with the several divisions therein made, showing each of us with our distinct part or parts of the aid lands, being agreeable to the will of our father, John Waters (late of Prince George's County). In order to secure each of us in the peaceable enjoyment of our sd part or parts of the afd lands, we hereby mutually agree that the afd division shall stand, beginning for Samuel Waters' part of Madens Fancy at the 2nd boundary of sd land, containing about 280 acres, beginning for William Waters' part of Maidens Fancy at a white oak, the beginning tree of the sd tract, containing about 200 acres, beginning for the surplus land in the tract of land called Madens Fancy (the joint right of Samuel Waters and Arnold Waters, executors to their father's estate) containing about 241/1 acres, beginning for Samuel Waters' part of the tract of land called Waters' Purchase, beginning at the beginning tree of sd tract, then N 19 degrees E 175 perches to a bounded white oak near the River Patuxent, to the beginning tree of Maidens Fancy, part of the sd tract called Waters' Purchase (conveyed heretofore to the afd Samuel Waters by his father, John Waters), containing about 150 acres, beginning for Thomas Waters' part of Waters' Purchase (called Indian Towne) to the River Patuxent, containing about 200 acres, beginning for the surplus land in the tract called Waters' Purchase (the joint right of Samuel Waters and Arnold Waters, executors to their father's estate) to the River Patuxent, containing about 181 1/2 acres. Signed - Samuel Waters, Thomas Waters, Arnold Waters. Wit - Edwd Burgess, Walter Beall. [Plat map follows]. Recorded Aug 14, 1778.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1774-1780; Liber CC 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 684. At the request of Plummer Waters & Thomas Waters the following Deed was recorded November 23, 1779
      Indenture made November 24, 1779; William Waters s/o John in consideration of 5 shillings sterling and in consideration of the goodwill and affection which he hath and beareth to Plummer Waters and Thomas Waters has given by these presents part of a tract called "Maiden's Fancy" containing 5 acres. Signed William Waters in the presence of and acknowledged before Joshua Beall, Alexander Hd. Magruder
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1774-1780; Liber CC 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 675. At the request of William Waters the following Deed was recorded October 18, 1779
      Indenture made October 16, 1779; Thomas Cecil, planter in consideration of 3000 pounds current money paid by William Waters, carpenter has sold part of a tract called the "Recovery Enlarged" containing 222 acres, it being the 2nd vacancy that was added to the original tract by virtue of a warrant of resurvey granted to Col. Jeremiah Belt, deceased on February 15, 1762. Signed Thomas Cecil in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Williams, James Beck and at the same time Mary Cecil w/o Thomas Cecil relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1785-1787; Liber HH {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 450. At the request of William Waters the following Bond was recorded July 20, 1787
      We Samuel Waters, Jacob Waters, Benjamin Waters Benjamin Clarke, farmers are bound unto William Waters in the sum of 1000 pounds current money of Maryland this April 25, 1786. Whereas there are sundry disputes between the above bounded Samuel Waters, Jacob Waters, Benjamin Waters and Benjamin Clarke in William Waters respecting the meets and bounds part of a tract called "Jericho" now in possession of the said William Waters have agreed the same shall be fixed and established by them to arbitrate met decree and determination of Henry Griffith, Richard Duckett, James Mullikin and Thomas Duckett or a majority of them. Now the condition of the above obligation is such that if the above parties do well and truly abide and stand to the decree and her termination of the arbitrators in respect to the premises then the above obligation to be void. Signed Samuel Waters, Jacob Waters, Benjamin Waters, Benjamin Clarke. Test, Stephen Waters, Thomas J. Waters

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      Date: 09/06/1762
      Plat: Patented Certificate 1785
      Description: Recovery Enlarged, Jeremiah Belt, Acres 630
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