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

Joseph Routhorn

Male Abt 1682 - Aft 1756  (~ 75 years)


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  • Name Joseph Routhorn 
    Born Abt 1682 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1756  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I075061  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 

    Family Mary Langworth,   b. Abt 1682, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1753, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married Abt 1712  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F03146  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Boarman (Boardman) William, Sr., Charles County, 8th April, 1720; 23rd May, 1720.
      To son William, personalty and land bet. the ---- run, and Thomas Jamson's great run that his mill stands on, reserving to use of wife Mary, dwelling plantation and use of necessary lands during life., at her decease to return to son William and hrs.
      To son Joseph, tract - bet. lines of son-in-law Marsham Warran (Waring) and son Josua Giurbert (for desc. see will) and personalty.
      To son Thomas James, tract beginning at foot of run and running to line of Mannor ---- and personalty.
      To dau. Sarah, personalty, 20 absolutely, and use of orchard with 60 A. where Betty Prockter lives, while unmarried.
      To dau. Jean, personalty, 30 A. in hands of cousin Thomas Turner, absolutely, and use of 60 A. from her bro. Joseph's tract, while unmarried.
      To dau. Mary personalty, 40 absolutely., and use of 60 A. of her bro, Thomas James' tract while unmarried,
      To sons Joseph and Thomas James, tract bet. son-in-law Josua Giurbert's and Joseph's great run, equally. The upper pt. with plantation where John Glass lives, to son Joseph. sd. sons to be of age at 18, shd. either die during minority, deceased's portion to survivor; shd. both die and without issue., their lands to 3 daus., viz. Sarah, Jane and Mary, equally.
      Wife Mary extx. and residuary legatee.
      Test: William Hunter, Philip Dorey, Joseph Routhourne. MCW 26,67
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      Vincent Askin 23.80 A CH 1016.12.7 1899.4.0 Nov 5 1746
      Sureties: Philip Edlin, Holland Middleton.
      Received from: Samuel Gardner, Elisha Harbin, James Carrio, Thomas Jones, Mary Caudle, Ignatius Hall, John Cooksey, Joseph Ronthorn, Mary Rale, Thomas Mahue, William Glasgow, Samuel Johnson, Ignatius Hagan, James Thomas, Jane Craycroft, William Bryan, James Semmes, Peter Carrico, Benjamin Smith, William Thomas, Peter Gates, Jacob Moreland, John Kidwell, William Hagan, Charles Spaulding, John Ally Robey, Henry Miles, Nathan Barker, Charles Proctor, Tubman Rumball, William Wood, John Macmains, Thomas Hayes, Thomas Wilkinson, Patrick Moreland, Thomas Speake, Benjamin Cawood, Mary Magrah, Thomas Poston, Edward Jenkins, Matthew More, John Wathen, Leonard Gray, Sarah Hawkins, John More, William Rowling, Thomas Davis, Samuel Chew, Sarah Glaze, Luke Scanthing, Margaret Capshaw, James Gates, John Smith, Sarah Hawkins, Hudson Wathen, William Tensh, John Hayes, George Askin, Samuel Garner, Margret Loveless, Thomas James Boarman, Jacob Moland, Marv Pigeon, Henry Miles, Sarah Teneson, Sophial Mudd, Samuel King, Sr., Charles Blandford, Samuel Glaze, James Fagan, Mary Gray, Hannah Kidwell, John Turton, William Bryan, Matthew More, John Wathen, William Cooksey, Philip Mason, Francis Semmes, John Cawood, Francis Wheatley, Joseph Routharn, James Keech, Philip Moreland, Francis Montgomery, William Cawood, Richard Anderson, Elisabeth Mudd, Francis Wheatley, Jr., Pat. Moland, Fra. Wheatley, Sr., Philip Noland, Luke Garner, Thomas Loveless. Jr., William Tucker, William Cohoe, James Neale, Roger Cohoe, William Boling, Samuel Johnson, Thomas Ferker, William Baggot, Peter Bryan, Mary Bryan, John Gales, Sr., John Tee, John Mudd, Jr., William Wilkinson, Thomas Mudd Zachariah, James Gates, John Cusswell, Elisabeth Jameson, Richard Montgomery, Thomas Lewis.
      Payments to: Mr. George Maxwell, Teresia Parks, Samuel Hanson, George Tarvin, Samuel Garner, Elisabeth Harbin, James Carrico, Thomas Jones, Ignatius Hall, William Mahon, John Thompson, Anne Cook, William Middleton, Samuel Hanson, John Montgomery, Charles Spaulding, William Bryan, David Ross, John Chesley, Young Parran, George Maxwell, John Dave (mulatto).
      Executors: James Middleton, Ignatius Gardner.
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      BROOKE, Baker, St Mary's Co. 13 Feb 1756; 3 Mar 1756
      To wife Mary Brooke, all my land during her life and after her decease to be divided among my brother Richard Brooke's children.
      To said brother's children, Negro woman Ann and two children Heney and Monica.
      To nephew Richard Shierburn, Negro.
      To god son Thorns Craycroft, ewe and lamb.
      To god dau. Elizabeth Gardiner, ewe and lamb.
      To dau. Elinor Thompson, ewe and lamb.
      Remaining person estate to wife Mary Brooke.
      Wit: Richard Boarman, Joseph Routhorn, Elizabeth Fowler. 30. 45
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      Wheatle (Wheatley), John, Charles County, 20th April, 1744; 12th June, 1744.
      To wife Luckey, extx., entire estate.
      Test: Thomas James Boarman, Joseph Routhourne. MCW 23.511.
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      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller

      PGLR F:320
      Indenture 9 Aug 13th
      From: James Hagan and Elizabeth his wife of Charles Co.
      Joseph Routhorn and Mary his wife of Charles Co.
      To: Thomas Fletchell of Prince Georges Co.
      In 1685 Lord Baltimore issued a patent in the 12th year of his dominion to William Langworth late of Charles County son and heir of John Langworth land called Widows Mite lying in Charles County now Prince Georges County of 600 acres; Elizabeth Hagan and Mary Routhorn were daus and co-heirs of William Langworth; for 12, 000 pounds of tobacco do sell to Thomas Fletchall; Widows Mite located on the east side of the Anacostin River and the branch or inlet called Tiber; bounded by Richard Piner
      Signed James Hagan (seal) Eliza Hagan (her mark & seal), Jos Routhorn (seal) Mary Routhorn (her mark & seal)
      Witnessed: Ed. Edelin, James Young
      Acknowledged by Elizabeth and James Hagan, Mary and Joseph Routhorn before William Tanyhill and John Bradford
      Recorded: 27 Nov 1714
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 377. At the request of William Bowling, the following deed was recorded on Feb 14, 1749[/50].
      Jan 29, 1749 from Joseph Ruthorn of CC, planter, and Mary, his wife, to William Bowling of CC, carpenter, for divers good causes, a certain tract of land in CC, now in the possession of sd Joseph Ruthorn and Mary, his wife, called Charlie, during the natural life of sd Joseph Ruthorn and Mary, his wife, and the profits of 9 Negroes: Sarah, Nell, Joe, Dick, Ben, Poll, Suck, Priss, and Raphel, and also the use of an oval table and a safe, and 4 Negroes: Bartley, Pugg, Basil, and Patt, and the rest of his household' stuff, his corn, wheat, meat, beans, cattle, hogs, horses, sheep, and dunghell fowls. To have and to hold, the above mentioned land and premises to sd Bowling, during the natural life of Joseph Ruthorn and Mary, his wife, and the use & profits of the 9 Negroes first above mentioned, the oval table and safe to sd Bowling during the natural life of sd Joseph Ruthorn, and the possession of the 4 last mentioned Negroes, the rest of his household stuff, corn, meat, beans, stock, and fowls to sd Bowling forever. Sd Wm Bowling hereby obliges himself, in the penal sum of 30,000 lbs tobacco, to find & provide for sd Joseph Ruthorn and Mary, his wife, during their natural lives, a warm room with a good fireplace and closet, furnished in a handsome manner, at the discretion and choice of sd Joseph Ruthorn & Mary, his wife, out of the afd household furniture. Bowling is to find them a Negro boy or girl to attend them under old age, sickness, or other bodily infirmities. Bowling is to provide them riding horses when they require the same, and to provide them drink, washing, and lodging suitable to their characters and condition, and to provide for the 9 Negroes during the life of Joseph Routhon, and to pay Joseph Routhorn yearly 2000 lbs tobacco, and after the death of sd Joseph, to pay Mary Routhorn yearly 1000 lbs tobacco. Joseph Routhorn will keep in his possession his chest and its contents. If any old or longstanding debts should come against sd Joseph Routhorn,
      he may sell one of the 9 Negroes to discharge the same. Signed - Joseph Routhorn, Mary (M her mark) Routhorn, W Bowling. wit -- Allen Davies, Dan: of St Thos Jenifer
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1752-1757; Liber NN {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 105. At the request of Thomas Bowling the following Instument of Writing was recorded March 22, 1752/3
      We Joseph Routhorn and William Bowling of Charles County, Maryland, carpenters, for the consideration expressed and for divers other good causes and considerations them thereunto moving have sold to Thomas Bowling of PGCo, planter, all the right title interest and clam that we or either of us may have to five Negroes, Sarah, Nell, Ben, Poll and Priss now in the possession of William Bowling and made over to him by Joseph Routhorn for and during the natural life of Joseph Routhorn by deed bearing date January 17, 1749. And we the said Jospeh Routhorn and William Bowling do in like manner and for the same consideration make over sell and confirm to the said Thomas Bowling one other Negro girl called Sall, daughter of Nell. In consideration whereof Thomas Bowling doth bind and oblidge himself in the penal sum of 30,000 of tobacco to find and provide for the said Joseph Routhorn and Mary Routhorn his wife during their natural lives a warm room with a good fire place and closet and to keep the same furnished in a neat and handsome manner to find them a negro boy or girl to be constantly at their command, sufficient riding horses as required and meat, drink, washing and lodging sufficient and suitable to their character. Also the payment of 2000 pounds of crop tobacco annually to Joseph Routhorn during their lives and after his death 1000 pounds to Mary Routhorn annually. Signed Joseph Routhorn, William Bowling, Thomas Bowling in the presence of Thomas Thompson, James Groome {Bowling / Boling is spelled interchangeably throughout this record}

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