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

Winifred Combs

Female Bef 1757 - Aft 1795  (> 40 years)


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  • Name Winifred Combs 
    Born Bef 1757  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1795  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I56589  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    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 Walter Smith,   b. Bef 1750, Jordan, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1804, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years) 
    Married Bef 1777  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ally Smith,   b. Bef 1781, 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 > 31 years)  [natural]
     2. Roger Smith,   b. Bef 1781, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1811, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years)  [natural]
     3. John Smith,   b. Bef 1784, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1812, Washington, District of Columbia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years)  [natural]
     4. Basil Smith,   b. Bef 1786, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1811 and 1816, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 25 years)  [natural]
     5. Josias Smith,   b. Bef 1787  [natural]
     6. Mary Eleanor Smith,   d. Aft 1804, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Dorothy Smith,   b. Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1804, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F31618  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 reservaid, 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 AF-11, 1791-1801,{Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 64.
      Basil Spalding: September 12, 1791; March 5, 1792
      I, Basil Spalding being very sick and weak in body but of perfect mind and memory;
      To my wife Catherine, negros; Ann, Ned, Aaron and Nell
      To my daughter Ann, negros; Lang, Sarah, Jacob, Rachel
      To my daughter Christianne Young, negros; Ignatius, Peg, Samuel, Asel.
      To my daughter Mary Elizabeth, negros; Gui, Roger, Monica, Clem
      To sons Henry Spalding, John Spalding, William Spalding and daughters Elizabeth Elder, Catherine Elder and my son James Spalding shall have no part of my estate other than what I have already given them.
      To my wife the dwelling plantation I now liveth beginning at Port Tobacco Branch at a place commonly called the Cold Pasture ... and also for my daughters Ann, Christianne, and Mary Elizabeth during their single lives.
      My remaining lands to be equally divided between sons Basil Spaulding, Edward Spaulding and Hilary Spaulding and also the plantation after the term of my wife and daughters are agreeable...
      To my son James, negro Ned at decease of my wife.
      My stock and household furniture to be equally divided between my wife and Ann, Christianne, Mary Elizabeth, and Hilary.
      To my son Basil, negro Heck
      To my son Edward, negro Luke
      Executor: wife Catherine Spaulding and Anne Spaulding, Christianne Spaulding.
      Joint Executor: Hilary Spaulding
      Signed September 12, 1791 Basil Spalding
      Wit - Walter Smith, Winifred Smith, Bennet Hamilton
      Probated on March 5, 1792 by Hilary Spalding and witnesses Walter Smith, Winifred Smith, Bennet Hamilton who made oath that they saw the testator sign and seal this will
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 167_ Jun 25, 1777 from William Coomes Sr of CC, to Winifred Smith, daughter of the sd Coomes and wife of Walter Smith of CC, for the natural love that sd William Coomes has for his sd daughter and for I shilling to him paid by sd Winifred Smith, and for divers other good causes, all that tract of land in CC, being part of 2 tracts of land, the one called Coomes Hunting Place, the other called the Two Partners, containing about 88-1/4 acres. Signed - Wm Coomes Sr_ Wit - Sam: Hanson, Jno Dent (JPs for Maryland). Recorded Jun 20, 1777
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 515. Jul 1, 1789 from Joshua Coomes of CC, to Henry Green of CC, for 17 £11 shillings and 10 pence and for good and just causes, all that tract of land in CC, willed by my grandfather, William Coomes decd to Sarah Green, wife of Henry Green afd, bounded by the 3rd boundary of Winifred Smith wife of Walter Smith and daughter of my sd grandfather William Coomes, then to Boswells Path, the beginning tree of Sarah's Addition, the north line of Coomes Hunting Place, the 1st boundary of Winifred Smiths decd, the land conveyed by Winifred Smiths decd, containing about 118 acres. Signed - Joshua (C his mark) Coomes. Wit - Dan Jenifer*, Henry Barnes*. Recorded Jul 1, 1789.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 516. Jul 1, 1789 from Walter Smith and Winefred Smith and Bennet Hamilton of CC, to Henry Green of CC, for 2 £, part of 2 tracts of land, the one called Coomes Hunting Place, the other, Spy Spark, bounded by the 1st boundary of Walter Smith and Winefred Smiths deed, containing about 4 acres. Signed - Walter Smith, Winefred Smith, Bennet Hamilton. Wit - Dan Jenifer*, Henry Barnes*. Winefred Smith, wife of ad Walter, ack. that she signed sd deed of her own free will. Recorded Jul 1, 1789.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 519. Jul 1, 1789 from Walter Smith, Winnifred Smith, wife of sd Walter, and Henry Green of CC, to Bennet Hamilton of CC, for 5 shillings in hand paid to Walter Smith and Winefred Smith afd, all that tract of land in CC, known by the name of Coomeses Hunting Place and part of Smith Help, containing about 7.75 acres. Signed - Walter Smith, Winifred Smith, Henry Green. Wit - Dan Jenifer*, Henry Barnes*. Recorded Jul 1, 1789.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 367. Nov 30, 1791 from Joshua Coomes of CC, shoemaker, to Ann Smith, Mary Smith, Winefred Smith, and Clare Boswell of CC, for 100 £, a tract of land that was bequeathed to Elizabeth Smith by her decd father, William Coomes, late of CC, as by the will of sd William Coomes dated Feb 12, 1783,
      Signed - Joshua (C his mark) Coomes. Wit - Geo Lee*, Henry H Chapman*. Jane Coomes, wife to sd Joshua, relinquished her right of dower. Mrs. Elizabeth Smith paid 4 shillings to the afd witnesses, for their acknowledgements. Recorded Dec 5, 1791 at the request of Elizabeth Smith.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 392. Mar 19, 1795 from Walter Smith of CC, to James Montgomery of CC, for 190 £, part of a tract of land in CC called Jordan Tract, bounded by the main road that leads from Bryan Town to Piscataway, the dividing line of Sarah Middleton' 300 acres, containing about 94 acres and 1 rood. Signed - Walter Smith. Wit - Wm H McPherson*, William Bruce*. Winifred Smith, wife of sd Walter Smith, relinquished her right of dower. Recorded Mar 19, 1795,

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