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

Martha Tarvin

Female 1723 - 1796  (72 years)


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  • Name Martha Tarvin  [1
    Born 14 Mar 1723  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 30 Jan 1796  Noblestown, Washington County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12112  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2023 

    Father Richard Tarvin,   b. 1 Aug 1691, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1742, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Dent,   b. 1696, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1760, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1717  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1469  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph Noble,   b. 15 Apr 1715, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1780, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 5 Mar 1739  St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Dent Noble,   b. 10 Mar 1740, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1770, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth Noble,   b. 11 Jan 1744, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1801, Fayette County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  [natural]
     3. Clement Noble,   b. 24 Feb 1749, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1805, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years)  [natural]
     4. Joseph Noble,   b. Abt 1750, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Richard Noble,   b. 21 Jul 1751, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Fayette County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Mary Noble,   b. 1752, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1783, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years)  [natural]
     7. Henry Noble,   b. 1758, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1819, Elizabeth Twp, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
     8. Margaret Noble,   b. Bef 1759, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1813, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 56 years)  [natural]
     9. Martha Noble,   b. 17 Apr 1761, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1833  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2023 
    Family ID F6787  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Tarvin, Richard, Charles County, 14th Jan., 1743-4; 26th March, 1744.
      To eldest bro. George and sis. Martha Noble, 20s. for Mourning rings.
      To godson Richard, personalty.
      To bro. John, all real estate.
      To mother Elizabeth, extx., residue of estate. She to leave it as she thinks proper among test. younger brothers and sisters.
      Test: William Macferson, William Downs. MCW 23.448.
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      TARVIN, ELIZABETH, Charles Co. 16 May, 1759; 13 Nov, 1760
      To daus. Elizabeth, Ann and Rebecca Tarvin, land that I possess as long as they are single. Desire land not be divided. In case my 3 daus. marry, the land afsd. to be in possession of the other, they paying the married one 1,000 lbs. tobacco, 6 lbs. sterl., in lieu of her pt. of the land.
      To dau. Martha Noble, some cattle.
      To son William Tarvin, same.
      To daus. Elizabeth, Ann and Rebecca Tarvin, some slaves.
      Extx: Elizabeth Tarvin, dau.
      Wit: Sam Hanson, Daniel Hodgkin, Charles Gates. 31. 118
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber X#2, 1743-1744; Page 100. At the request of Mark McPherson of CC, the following deed was recorded on Apr 24, 1744.
      Apr 5, 1744 from Joseph Noble Jr of CC, to Mark McPherson of CC, for and in exchange of 100 acres of land called the Levals, lying in Prince Georges County, conveyed by sd McPherson to sd Noble, Noble has sold to McPherson all his, Noble's, right to about 100 acres of land, being part of a parcel of land called St Marthis {mm St. Mathews}, lying in Pomfret in Cc, bounded by the west side of the Main Road that leads to Piscatway, thence to the 2nd tree of 100 acres now belonging to William Sanders being part of the afd tract of land called St Marthis. Signed - Joseph Noble Jr. Wit - Robert
      Hanson, Samuel Hanson. Martha, the wife of Joseph Noble Jr, released her dower.
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      1749-1752 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber PP [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 67. At the request of John Baynes the following Deed was recorded August 30, 1750
      Indenture made August 11, 1750; Joseph Noble in consideration of 2557 pounds of tobacco paid by John Baynes has sold a tract called "Joseph and Martha's Delight" containing 200 acres and beginning at the end of the 7th line of a tract taken up by Mr. Thomas Gantt called "Gantt's Levels". Signed Joseph Noble in the presence of Luke Marbury, William Thomas and acknowledged before John Hawkins Jr., George Fraser and at the same time Martha Noble wife to Joseph Noble relinquished her right of dower
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      1763-1767 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber TT [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 471. At the request of Christopher Edelen the following Deed was recorded September 21, 1765
      Indenture made September 14, 1765; Joseph Noble, planter in consideration of 30 pounds sterling money paid by Christopher Edelen, Sr., has sold part of a tract late in the possession of Francis Wheeler and Winifred Wheeler his wife called "Major's Choice" and known by the name of the "Old Plantation"containing by estimation 90 acres and beginning at the east part of the plantation at the head of Spring Branch and binding on Franklyn [sic Frankin/Frankland]. Signed Joseph Noble in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Hanson Marshall, Thomas Addison, Jr. and at the same time Martha Noble wife of Joseph Noble relinquished her right of dower

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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 447. Jul 14, 1768 from Joseph Noble Jr of CC, planter, to John Barnes and Thomas How Redgate of CC, merchant, and partners in trade, for 20 £and for divers other good causes, lot #50 in Charles Town commonly called Port Tobacco in CC, which lot formerly belonged to John Smallwood, late of CC, decd. To have and to hold, as tenants in common.
      Signed - Joseph Noble. Wit - Robt Mundell, Dan Jenifer*. Martha, wife to sd Joseph Noble, relinquished her right of dower. Recorded Jul 23, 1768.
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      Provincial Court Land Records, 1765-1770
      Volume 725, Page 189

      This Indenture made the Ninth Day of May in the year of our Lord One
      Thousand Seven hundred and sixty seven Between John Baynes of Prince Georges County of the one part and Joseph Noble of the said county of the other part Witnesseth that the said John Baynes for and in consideration of the sum of Five Shillings ^sterling^ to him in hand paid by the said Joseph Noble the Receipt whereof he doth hereby
      acknowledge and himself therewith fully Satisfied & Contented And doth by these presents Exonerate Acquit and Discharge him the said Joseph Noble his heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns Hath Given Granted Bargained aliened Sold enfeoffed and confirmed And by these Presents doth give Grant bargain alien Sell enfeoff and Confirm unto him the said Joseph Nobel his heirs and Assigns for Ever all that
      part of a Parcell of Land Called Joseph & Marthas Delight lying and being in the county aforesaid Together with all Previledges and Appurtenances thereunto Belonging Beginning at the End of the first Line of the Original Tract and Running thence North Eight and three fourths of a Degree West sixty four and a half Perches which is to Strike the End of the Thirteenth line of the Original Tract then Reversing the Course of the Thirteenth line wch of the Thirteenth line wch is South forty Degrees West Forty Perches to the End of the Twelvth line then with a Streight line to the Beginning containing Five acres more or less To have and to hold to him the said Joseph Noble his heirs and Assigns and to and for the only proper use and Behoof of him the said Joseph Noble his heirs and Assigns for Ever And the said John Baynes doth for himself his heirs Executors and Administrators covenant and agree to and with the aforesaid Joseph Noble his heirs and assigns that he the said John Baynes his heirs Executors and Administrators the aforesaid parcell of Land with the Premisses and all the Appurtenances unto the aforesaid Joseph Noble his heirs and Assigns against all Persons claiming by from or under him will Warrant and forever defend by these presents
      In Witness whereof the party first Mentioned hath put his hand and Affixed his Seal the Day & year above Written
      Sealed & Delivered
      In the Presence of us John Baynes (Seal)
      Tho.s Ha Marshall
      Geo Hardey Jun

      On the Back of the aforegoing Deed was thus writ viz.t

      Maryland Prince Georges County 9.th May 1767 Received of M.r Joseph Noble the sum of Five Shillings Sterling being the consideration within mentioned
      Witness Tho.s Ha Marshall John Baynes
      Geo Hardey Jun.r
      Maryland Prince Georges County 9.th May 1767 Then came John Baynes before us two of his Lordships Justices of the Peace for the said county and acknowledged the within Instruement to be his Act and Deed and the Land & Premisses therein Mentioned to be the Right of the within mentioned Joseph Noble his heirs & Assigns At the same time came Marytha wife of the said John Baynes and being Examined
      apart & out of the hearing of her said Husband acknowledged her willingness and consent to the within Instrument and that she was not constrained thereto by any threats or fear of ill usage by her said Husband
      acknowledged before us Tho.s Ha Marshall
      Geo Hardey Jun.r

      Received May 9.th 1767 of M.r Joseph Noble the sum of two Pence Sterling for the use of Lord Baltimore being the alienation fine on the within Land and by virtue of a commission from Edward Lloyd Esq.r his said Lordships Agent and Receiver General John Brice

      Recorded the 9.th day of May 1767
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      1774-1780 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber CC 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 19. At the request of John Baynes, Jr. the following Deed was recorded November 22, 1774
      Indenture made October 6, 1774; Joseph Noble in consideration of 50 shillings current money paid by John Baynes, Jr. has sold part of a tract called "Joseph and Martha's Delight" heretofore conveyed by John Baynes, Sr. unto Joseph Noble on May 9, 1767 for 5 acres. Signed Joseph Noble and at the same time Martha Noble wife of Joseph Noble relinquished her right of dower in the presence of and acknowledged before John Baynes, Thomas Clagett
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      1774-1780 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber CC 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 20. At the request of John Baynes, Jr. the following Deed was recorded November 22, 1774
      Indenture made October 6, 1774; Joseph Noble in consideration of 500 pounds currency paid by John Baynes, Jr. has sold part of a tract resurveyed August 1, 1755 including the additions and vacancies now called "Nicked Him Of Deer Range And Meadow" containing 264 acres and beginning at a bounded hickory near the fork of Mattawoman called Nancy's Branch and bounded by the dividing line between Joseph Noble and James Collett. Signed Joseph Noble and at the same time Martha Noble wife of Joseph Noble relinquished her right of dower in the presence of and acknowledged before John Baynes, Thomas Clagett

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. Fourth Edition. Volume III, Families R-Z.

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