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

Gustavus Augustine Adams

Male Bef 1777 - 1850  (> 73 years)


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  • Name Gustavus Augustine Adams 
    Born Bef 1777  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1850  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I102701  Tree1
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2022 

    Father Ignatius Adams,   d. 21 Jan 1815, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Celia B MNU Adams 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Family ID F45904  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 385.
      Richard Robin Reeder, February 1794; March 18, 1797
      I, Richard Robin Reeder of CC being perfect health and of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding
      To wife Mary Reeder for and during the term of her natural life the use of my dwelling plantation / reserving to my son Thomas Harrison Reeder during the term aforesaid , the benefit and profits arising from my water mill. Also for and during the term of her natural life, negroes Black Tom, John, Isaac, Harrison, Henry, Aaron George, Yellow Tom, Sarah Jane, Suck, Peter and Milly.
      To son Thomas Harrison Reeder after the death of his mother, all my real estate in fee simple, also negroes, Judy, Henny, Brookes and Black Tom after his mother's death, one bed and furniture, three cows and calves, six ewes and six head of hogs.
      If any of my daughters should remain unmarried at the death of their mother, they shall have the use and occupation of the two easternmost rooms in my dwelling house on the ground floor the north room of my kitchen, with free liberty of firewood and pasturage during their single lives.
      To daughter Elizabeth McPherson, negroes, Matthew, Charity and her three children, Moses, Will and Pompry (now in her possession, and Henry after the death of her mother.
      To daughter Sarah Fowke, the profits arising from the labor of the negroes now in her possession, George, Henry, Tom, James, Beck, and Jane for the express purpose of maintaining her and her children and after the death of my daughter Sarah, then to her surviving children. Also during her natural life, the use of a gray mare and nine head of cattle now in her possession.
      To daughter Ann Reeder, negroes, Eliz and her two children Jacob and Verlinda, and Isaac after her mother's death, one bed and furniture, three cows and calves, six ewes, six head of hogs.
      To daughter Lydia Reeder, negroes, Cloe, Peter, Joseph and John after her mother's death, one bed and furniture, three cows and calves, six ewes, six head of hogs.
      To daughter Catherine Elgin, negroes, Jacob, Henny and Will / now in her possession and Aaron after her mother's death.
      To daughter Mary Reeder, negroes, Moses, Lucy, and Cythia and Hanson after her mother's death, one feather bed and furniture, three cows and calves, six ewes, six head of hogs.
      Executor: wife Mary Reeder and son Thomas Harrison Reeder
      Signed: February 1794 Rich'd R. Reeder
      Wit: William McConchie Sr., Richard Price, Gustavus Augustine Adams
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AL-12, 1801-1808, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 318.
      Leonard Clements (of Walter), January 19, 1806; February 18, 1806
      I, Leonard Clements of CC being sick and weak of body but of sound disposing mind and memory.
      To daughter Clare Clements, ten pounds cash
      To son Robert Hendly Clements, twenty pounds cash (to be applied to his education)
      To daughter Polly Clements, thirty pounds cash (to be applied to her education)
      To all children, residue of property equally divided among all my children without making a sale, viz; Joseph Milburn Clements, Leonard Clements, Clare Clements, Robert Hendly Clements and Polly Clements
      Executor: Gustavus Augustine Adams and son Joseph Milburn Clements
      Signed: January 19, 1806 Leonard (his mark) Clements
      Wit: Henry Dent, Joseph Milburn Adams
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      1802-1808 Charles County MD Inventories-accounts microfilm cr39593, pg 284
      Leonard Clements of Walter Inventory CC 2,512.09 29 Apr 1806 29 May 1806
      Inv by: Henry Dent, Thomas Burgess
      Ex: Gustavus A. Adams, Joseph Milburn Clements
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book DJ-16, 1833-1850; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 76.
      James Oliver, Will, December 27, 1834; January 3, 1837
      I, James Oliver of CC, being sick and weak in body, but of sound mind, memory and understanding;
      Item: my wife Susannah Oliver and my young children not married, that is to say, Maitildus Oliver, Adeline Oliver, James Otho Oliver, Laty Oliver, Ann Oliver, Sarah Ann Oliver, Amelia Oliver and Lambert Valentine Oliver, to have the whole of my property that I die possessed during their single lives. It is further my will that my daughter Dorothy Ann Colley should have a proportion of my property.
      Item: my sons James Otho Oliver and Lambert Valentine Oliver should have the whole of my real property and my aforementioned daughters to have all my personal property wishing the whole of the real and personal property to remain in my wife's possession during her natural life for the support of her and my young children.
      Item: It is my desire that my granddaughter, Elizabeth Ann Ware is to receive her proportion of my personal property with the rest of my daughters provided her parents have not already received it before my death.
      Executrix: Susanna Oliver
      Signed: December 27, 1834 James Oliver
      Wit: Gustavus A. Adams, Benjamin Davis, Rachel Clements
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book DJ-16, 1833-1850; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 373.
      Rachel Adams, Will, February 17, 1840; July 1, 1845
      I, Rachel Adams of CC, being weak in body, but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding;
      To nieces Rachael Clements and Mary Eleanor Clements, negro Henny. Also 7 cattle, 1 roan, mare, all my hogs, 2 feather beds, all my household and kitchen furniture. Also all the interest that I may have in the estate of my two brothers Ignatius Adams and Gustavus A. Adams.
      To niece Mary Eleanor Clements, ½ dozen silver tea spoons and 3 desert spoons.
      To niece Rachael Clements, ½ dozen silver tea spoons.
      To nephew Gerard Clements, 1 feather bed.
      Item: nieces Rachael Clements and Mary Eleanor Clements to pay to nephew Aloysius Clements the sum of 20 dollars, it being the sum of money borrowed of him.
      Executrix's: nieces Rachael Clements and Mary Eleanor Clements
      Signed: February 17, 1840 Rachel Adams
      Wit: John B. Lawson, John Codrick, Martha Lawson
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      Maryland, Chancery Court (Chancery Papers) Index, 1713-1853
      Accession Number: 17,898-6010-1/4 Msa S512-7- 6096 Date: 1834/02/10 Description: 6010: Joseph M. Adams Vs. Rachel A. Adams, Gustavus Augustine Adams, Richard Adams, Rachel Clements, Robert H. Clements, Eleanor Clements, Gerrard Clements, Walter Clements, Charles A. Clements, Aloyisius Clements, Albine Clements, Ignatius A. Clements, And Louisa Clements. Ch. Petition To Sell Troopers Rendevous, St. Thomas, St. Thomas And James Purchase. Plat. Recorded (Chancery Record) 60, P. 442.

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      ADAMS, FRANCIS, Charles Co. 30 Nov, 1760 26 May, 1766
      To son Josias Adams, Negro man, Will.
      To son George Adams, Negro man, Sam.
      To son Ignatius Adams, land and plantation whereon I dwell called Troops Rendevous, 85 a.
      To son Abednego Adams, Negro man called Peter.
      To granddau. Anne Elgin, 12 sh. to buy her a ring.
      Remainder of estate to my children, my son Samuel Adams's five
      children to have the same part that he would have was he living.
      Sons Francis Adams and Josias Adams, exs.
      Wit: George Jenkins, Richard Robt. Reeder, William Dawing. MCW 34.127
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 377. Oct 27, 1767 from Samuel Adams, inhabitant of Fairfax County, Virginia, but now in Maryland, planter, to Ignatius Adams, of CC, planter, for 80 £and for divers other good causes, all that tract of land whereon Francis Adams, father of the sd Samuel Adams lately dwelt, lying in CC, being part of a tract of land called Troops Rendevous, beginning the land of John Hammond, containing about 100 acres. Signed - Samuel Adams. Wit - Thos Stone*, Walter Hanson*. Betty Adams, wife to the afd Samuel Adams, relinquished her right of dower. Recorded Mar 29, 1768,
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1806-1808; Liber IB-7 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 316.
      At the request of Gustavus A. Adams the following Deed was recorded April 13, 1807
      Indenture made February 23 1807; Ignatius Adams Sr., in consideration of 85 pounds current money of Maryland paid by Gustavus A. Adams has sold part of a tract called "Troops Rendezvous" containing 85 acres. Signed Ignatius Adams in the presence of and acknowledged before Gerard Briscoe, Thomas Rogerson
      February 23 1807; Eleanor Adams wife of Ignatius Adams relinquished her right of dower
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1814-1817; Liber IB-11 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 209. At the request of Richard Davis the following Deed was recorded November 1, 1815
      Indenture made October 27, 1815; Francis I. Adams, Joseph M. Adams and Gustavus A. Adams in consideration of the brotherly love and affection they bear to Richard Adams and moreover the further consideration of $5 paid by him have sold in fee simple part of two tracts which their father Ignatius Adams purchased of Thomas Sanders in 1786 called "Nappin" containing 100 acres and the other called "Littleworth" being part of a tract called "York" containing 40 acres. Signed Francis I. Adams, Joseph M. Adams, Gustavus A. Adams, in the presence of and acknowledged before Horatio Clagett, Thomas Burgess

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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 304-19: TROOPS RENDEZVOUS: 350 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Adams, Francis : 150 Acres - Godfrey, George : 100 Acres - Hammond, John : Surveyed 2 Aug 1661 for Robert Troop on the East side the fresh of Avon River : Conveyance notes - 100 Acres - Francis Adams from George Godfrey, 13 Nov 1707, 86 - Francis Adams from John Hammond; 16 Aug 1716,,

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