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

Nicholas Gassaway

Male 1697 - 1757  (60 years)


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  • Name Nicholas Gassaway 
    Born 2 Feb 1696/97  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 May 1757  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I078700  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Father John Gassaway,   b. 1674, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1697, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F31892  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Hawkins,   b. Bef 1703, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1739, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 36 years) 
    Married 2 Jun 1719  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Gassaway,   b. Bef 1732, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1757, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 27 years)
     2. Nicholas Gassaway,   b. Bef 1732, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1757, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 27 years)
     3. John Gassaway,   b. Bef 1732, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1752, Frederick County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)
     4. James Gassaway,   b. Bef 1740, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790, Union County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 52 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F08831  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Shipley,   b. 3 Jun 1721, Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1746, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years) 
    Married Abt 1740  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F34780  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Rachel {Unproven} Howard,   b. Bef 1729, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1761, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years) 
    Married Aft 1745  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F34781  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      GASSAWAY, NICHOLAS, Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel Co. 18 Feb, 1757; 21 Apr, 1757
      Wife: Rachel.
      Children: Ann Pierpont, dec'd., hrs., Elizabeth Selman, Susannah Manwill, Nicholas, Benjamin, Richard, Robert, Thomas, James, Hannah Porter, Mary Gassaway, Lucy Nicholson, Sarah Richard and Rachel Gassaway.
      Nephew: Samuel Pierpont.
      Tracts: "Talbot's Resolution."
      Extx: Rachel Gassaway.
      Wit: John Dorsey (of John), Wm. Jean, Wm. Aldridge, Caleb Dorsey (of John). 30. 297
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      Nicholas Gassaway 65.500 AA 270.1.7 Dec 6 1757 Mar 16 1758
      Appraisers: John Dorsey (son of Charles Dorsey), Robert Davis.
      Creditors: William Hall of Elk, Nicholas Gassaway.
      Next of kin: Nicholas Gassaway, Thomas Gassaway.
      Executor: Rachel Gassaway.
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      Nicholas Gassaway 2.131 D AA 231.11.5 Mar 13 1760
      Sureties: William Hall, George Shipley.
      Distribution to: Widow (unnamed, 1/3).
      Residue to 10 children (equally): Thomas, James, Hannah, Mary, Lucy, Sarah, Benjamin, Richard, Robert, Rachel.
      Executrix: Rachel Sewell (widow), now wife of James Sewell.
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      Nicholas Gassaway 4.125 D AA 215.1.8 Feb 25 1761
      Sureties: George Shipley, William Hall.
      Legatees: Elisabeth Selman (daughter), heirs (unnamed) of Ann Peirpoint, Susannah Mansill (daughter), Nicholas (son).
      Distribution to: Widow (unnamed, 1/3).
      Residue to children (equally): Thomas, James, Hannah Foster, Mary Gassaway, Lucy Nicholson, Benjamin, Sarah, Richard, Robert, Rachel.
      Executrix: Rachel Sewall (widow), now wife of James Sewall.
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      John & Elisabeth Rigbie 1.12 A AA 528.17.1 537.12.8 Jul 14 1718
      Payments to: Peter Galloway who married the heir (unnamed), Nicholas Gassaway (son of Elisabeth (above)).
      Administrators: Mr. Richard Galloway, Mr. William Richardson.
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      James Crouch 15.248 AA 43.15.4 Jan 1 1728 Aug 15 1729
      Appraisers: John Dorsey (son of Edward Dorsey), John Hammond (son of Charles Hammond).
      Mentions: John Howard, Robert Grost, Bas Poole, Lemuel Howard.
      Administrator: Nicholas Gassaway.

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