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

Robert Jenkins Henry

Male Abt 1713 - 1766  (~ 53 years)


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  • Name Robert Jenkins Henry 
    Born Abt 1713  Pocomoke, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Nov 1766  Somerset County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I096357  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 

    Father John Rev Henry,   b. Abt 1675, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1718, Pocomoke, Somerset County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Mother Mary King,   b. 16 Oct 1674, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1744, Rehoboth, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married Bef 9 Nov 1713  Pocomoke, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F39044  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gertrude Rousby,   b. Aft 1728, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1770, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 40 years) 
    Married May 1746  Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary King Henry,   b. Abt 1749, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 29 Feb 1788 and 22 Mar 1790, Worcester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
     2. Robert Jenkins Henry,   b. 1755, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elizabeth Henry,   b. Abt 1757, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Gertrude Henry,   b. Abt 1759, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Edward Henry,   b. 1764, Worcester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1824, Worcester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F19932  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      HENRY, ROBERT JENKINS, Somerset Co. 21 Jul, 1764; 14 Nov, 1766
      Wife: Gertrude.
      Children: Edward, Robert Jenkins Henry (now about age 9), Mary King Henry, Elizabeth, Gertrude.
      Parents: Mary Hampton (Madam) and John Henry, both decd.
      Tracts: Land in Worcester Co., devised me by will of Col. Robert Henry; Mary's Lot, Rehobeth, Henry's Addition, 'Manlove's Lot,' Son's Choice, Glasgow," Fair Meadow,"
      Golden Lyon, "Province, 'Friends Assistance" and Hunontoth Security.
      Exs: Bro., The Hon. Edw. Lloyd of Talbot Co., Col. John Henry of Dorchester Co. and my wife Gertrude.
      Wit: Henry, Jr., Wm. and George Schoolfield, W. Hopkins, Jr., Wm. Jordon.
      Friends: Isaac Norris, Levin Gale, Littleton Dennis, Wm. Hayward and Lemual Wilson.
      Bros: John, Lloyd and Henry.
      To son Robert Jenkins Henry, law books and Parliamentary Destates.
      Mentioned: Martha Hall, and kinsman Nehemiah King.
      Sisters: Lloyd and Henry.
      Cousin: Betsy Loyd. 34. 323
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      Col. Robert Jenkins Henry 93.294 SO e6105.17.3 Dec 16 1767 Dec 5 1767
      Appraisers: Capt. John Williams, Mr. Planner Williams.
      Creditors: Henry Schoolfield, Robert King.
      Next of kin: Mary King Henry, Ann Henry.
      Executrix: Gertrude Henry.
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      Hampton, John, minister, Somerset Co., 2nd Feb., 1721-22.
      To cousin James Round, a silver tankard, mark J. M. IL
      To cousin Edmd. (son of Wm. Round, dec 'd), bro.-in-law Robert King, sister-in-law Ellenor (wife of Capt. Charles Ballard.) and sons-in-law Robert Jenkins Henry and John Henry, personalty.
      To wife Mary, residue of personal estate in America and extx. thereof; 1/3 of money due in London or elsewhere.
      To bro. Robert, meht. in Londonderry, and 2 sisters Marjory and Frances, remaining 2/3s of estate in Europe.
      To bro. Robert afsd., after decease of wife Mary, all real estate.
      Ex. of estate in Europe.
      Test: John Clement, Alexd. Leckey (Lakey), John Chonan, Robt. Truman. 17,121
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      HAMPTON, MARY, Somerset Co. 26 Feb, 1741 13 Dec, 1744
      To son ROBERT JENKINS HENRY, my several tracts of land in Somerset Co.: tract 'Mary's Lot" and Henry's Addition," including 200 A. purchased by me of my bro ROBERT KING; one tract called 'Lembrick'; names of other tracts: "Cyprus Swamp," "Conveyance," Cyprus Neck," 'Highland," 'Whitely, "Dickenson,' "Hope," "Goose Marsh," 'Cow Marsh,' Providence, 'Friend, 'Assistance" and my gristmill near William Stephen's Ferry, and 1 other gristmill at Rehoboth Town, and all my lots in sd. town, and one moiety of a lot in Snow Hill Town, and half of the Stone House on sd. lot, being No. 2, and moiety of tract called "Pershore, in Delaware Bay, near Horn [More] Kill Creek in Sussex Co., for benefit of my sd. son ROBERT JENKINS HENRY.
      To son JOHN HENRY, land called Spring Hill," in Somerset Co. and "Golds Delight," adjacent bought of John Mathewson, and Buckland" and Sister's Gift, which I purchased of Robert King, my bro, and tract Jasemine.
      Gives tract "Ignoble Quarter to Revd. Thomas Fletcher
      To bro ROBERT KING, 10 pounds money.
      To 2 nephews, sons of sd. bro., and nephew and niece, sons and dau of my sister, ELEANOR BALLARD, decd, 20 s. current money.
      To Mr. Edward Round and wife Katherine Round, 20 s.
      To Elizabeth Jones, wife of Wm. Jones, of Menikin, 1 slave.
      To Mary Jones, dau of Wm. Jones, some cattle.
      My son ROBERT JENKINS HENRY
      Wit: Archibald White, Wm. White, Jno. Baker., who probated the will. 24. 44-47
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      ROUSBY, JOHN, Calvert Co. 27 Jan, 1750/51; 8 Feb, 1750
      To wife Ann Rousby, 1/2 pt. of personal estate.
      Balance of estate to dau. Elizabeth Rousby.
      Desire wife Ann Rousby, may have use of plantation and houses and improvements thereon, whereon Richard Bennett, Esquire, lately dwelled and died., during her life.
      If it shd. so happen that my dau. Elizabeth, shd. have no hrs., then desire nephews Mgr. (?) Abr. Barnes' sons John and Richard Barnes, 1/2 pt. of real estate and 1/4 pt. of personal estate to be equally divided bet. them.
      To nieces, Magr. (Margaret?) Robert Jennet(?) Henry's children, 1/4 pt. of personal estate.
      Wife Ann Rousby, extx.
      Wit: Samuel and James St. Clairs, Philip Parran, Young Parran. 27. 538

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