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

Mary Combs

Female Bef 1736 - Aft 1810  (> 76 years)


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  • Name Mary Combs 
    Born Bef 1736  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1810  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I45112  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 

    Father William Combs,   b. 1700, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1783, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Winifred Ensey,   b. Abt 1708, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1777, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Aft 1722  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11999  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edward Miles,   b. Bef 1732, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1802, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 70 years) 
    Married Bef 1752  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nicholas Miles,   b. 1752, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1830, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     2. Aloysia Miles,   b. Abt 1778, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1810, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F27294  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book B-1, 1782-1785; Page 220.
      William Coomes' Sr Will.
      I, William Coomes Sr of CC, planter, am in perfect health.
      To my son William Coomes - a parcel of land adjoining the land of his deed, from the rowlling path 100 yards in width as his land runs to his beginning tree, thence to Greens Inheritance.
      To Joseph Coomes' 2 oldest daughters - 1 cow apiece.
      To Richard Coomes - several tracts of land, viz, Coomes Delight, Duncassell Paw thickets enlarged, and all my land between Walter Smith's land and my son William's
      land, and 1 Negro boy, Isack.
      To Clare Thompson - the use of a tract of land called the addition, during her life, and after her death to be equally divided between her 2 sons.
      To my daughter Winifrit Smith - a parcel of land from the end of the meadows to the end of the last line of Coomes hunting place.
      To Edward Miles - all my land on the south side of the pond, adjoining his plantation and McFeniss line.
      To my daughter Elizabeth Smith - a tract of land called Donde reserved, from her plantation, with McFenises line to the long Pond, and with the pond to her brothers line and with his line and the Rowling road to an ancient path that leads to George Boswell's as far as McFeniss line, and with it to her plantation. Also 1 Negro man called Charles.
      To Sarah Greene - the plantation she lives on, and with my fence to the road and with the road to the path that leads to George Boswells, and with McFenises line and as my lands runs to the plantation, during her life; after to be her son Henry's,
      To Anna Coomes - 1 Negro girl called Mary.
      To Mr. Ignatius Mathews - 1 Negro called Benjamin or a Negro woman and child, to be sold, one half of the money to be given to the poor, the rest for the use he shall think proper,
      To my wife - my dwelling plantation and the use of my stock, during her life, and also my Negroes excepting Charles and Isack, and the rest of estate, after my just debts are paid, to be equally divided between William Coomes and Richard Coomes.
      Executor: my afd son William Coomes.
      Signed Feb 11, 1783 - Wm Coomes Sr_ Wit - Giles Green Jr,
      Joseph Green Thompson, James Thompson.
      Probated on Sep 27, 1783 by the oath of the executor,
      William Coomes Jr, and by the oaths of all 3 witnesses.
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AL-12, 1801-1808, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 46. Edward Miles, Will, August 5, 1801; April 27, 1802
      I, Edward Miles of CC, being in a sick, weak and low condition, but of perfect mind and memory;
      To daughter Rebeckah, negro, Dorey.
      To daughter Aloysia, negro Moriah, 1 feather bed & furniture.
      To son Nicholas 1 negro, Joseph.
      To granddaughter Sarah Thompson, 1 feather bed & furniture.
      To wife Mary, the remainder of my whole estate, real and personal, and after her decease, to be divided as follows
      my two grandchildren Edward Thompson and Sarah Thompson, 1 childs part equally divided.
      Walter Miles, Edward Low Miles, Peter Miles, Joseph Ignatius Miles and Aloysia Miles, with my two grandchildren before mentioned is to have the balance of my estate, equally divided. But if the estate should amount to 50 pounds foreach child after that division, my son Nicholas is entitled to his proportionate part of the balance.
      Executors: wife Mary, and son Nicholas Miles
      Signed: August 5, 1801 Edward Miles
      Wit: Alexander Robey Sr., Walter Smith, Henry Green Jr.
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 9. Oct 24, 1765 from William Coombs of CC, planter, to his daughter Mary Miles .. Edward Miles of CC, carpenter, for 10 £ and for divers other good causes, part of a tract of land in CC called Two Partners, containing about 150 acres. Signed.- William Coombs Sr. Wit - Walter Hanson*, Thos Contee*. Winifred, the wife of sd William Coombes, released her dower. Recorded Oct 24, 1765.
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      Charles County Land Record Book S#3, 1770-1775; Page 597. May 31, 1774 from William Coomes Sr of CC planter, to Mary Miles, wife of Edward miles, carpenter, for the natural love that William Coomes Sr has for his daughter, the afd Mary Miles, and for 10 £, and for divers other good causes, part of a tract of land in CC called The two partners, bounded by William Coomes Jr, containing about 143 acres. Wit - Wm Coomes Sr. Wit - Jas Craik*, G.R. Brown*. Winifred, the wife of sd William Coomes Sr, relinquished her right of dower. Recorded May 31, 1774.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 434- May 24, 1792 from Edward Miles of CC, carpenter, to George King of Prince Georges County, for 20 £ part of a tract of land called the Two Partners, lying in CC, containing about 13 acres. Signed - Edward Miles. Wit - Henry Barnes*, James Freeman*. Mary Miles, wife of sd Edward Miles, relinquished her right of dower. Recorded Jun 7, 1792.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 225. Nov 5, 1793 from Edward Miles of CC, planter, to Michael Jenifer Stone of CC, gentleman, for 72 £, part of a tract of land heretofore granted by the State of Maryland to sd Edward Miles, called Bermuda, lying in CC, containing 64 acres, Signed - Edward Miles. Wit - Henry Barnes*, James Freeman*. Mary, wife to sd Edward miles, relinquished her right of dower.
      I have heretofore, to wit, on the day of the signing of this deed, received a considerable part of the sum mentioned as the consideration thereof, and this day received the whole balance. Signed Feb 14, 1794 - Edward Miles. Wit -
      Mildred Stone. Recorded Feb 26, 1794
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1810-1811; Liber IB-9 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 164.
      At the request of William Graham the following Deed of Gift was recorded November 14, 1810
      Indenture made November 14, 1810; Mary Miles in consideration of the natural love and affection towards William Graham who intermarried with her daughter Aloysia Miles and in the further consideration of 5 shillings current money does give a part of a tract called "Two Partners" containing 143 acres which was on May 1, 1774 conveyed to the said Mary Miles by William Coomes. Signed Mary Miles in the presence of and acknowledged before Gerrard Briscoe, Samuel Ogden

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