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

John Henry

Male 1715 - 1781  (65 years)


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  • Name John Henry 
    Born 16 Dec 1715  Pocomoke, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Sep 1781  Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I096373  Tree1
    Last Modified 16 Oct 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 F39011  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dorothy Rider,   b. 24 Nov 1725, Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1781, Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married Abt 1741  Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charlotte Henry,   b. Abt 1751, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F39023  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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      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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      HANDY, JOHN, Somerset Co. 1 Nov, 1756; 15 Dec, 1756
      Wife: Ann.
      Children: Levin, Thomas, Amelia and unborn child mentioned.
      Friends: John Henry, Ephraim M. King.
      Bro: Samuel Handy.
      Tract on Wicomoco River.
      Capt. Henry Waggaman mentioned.
      Exs: Ann Handy, John Henry, Ephraim King, Samuel Handy.
      Wit: Thomas Gillis, Wm. Winder, Mary and Sarah Handy, Wm. Nutter.
      John Henry relinquishes his right to administer.
      15 Dec, 1756, widow claims her thirds. 30. 236

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