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

Stephen Tarleton

Male 1738 - 1811  (73 years)


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  • Name Stephen Tarleton 
    Born 1738  St. Andrew's Parish, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 May 1811  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Will Date Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I79908  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2021 

    Father James Tarleton,   b. Abt 1720, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1756, St. Andrew's Parish, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Wellman,   b. Bef 1724, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1763, St. Andrew's Parish, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1740  St. Andrew's Parish, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • this marriage is not proved
    Family ID F34782  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Cheseldine,   b. Bef 1758, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1823, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years) 
    Married Bef 20 Aug 1773  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F39753  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Female Boult,   b. Bef 1753, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1773, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 20 years) 
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F6239  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Miss Susannah Boult 97.285 SM 490.0.0 Aug 6 1768 Aug 12 1768
      Appraisers: John Shanks, Jr., John Haskins.
      Next of kin: Stephen Tarlton Mary Morris.
      Administrators: Mary Boult, John Tarlton (son of James Tarlton).

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      STEPHEN TARLTON, MAY 20, 1811.

      Gives to his daughter, Fanny Cheseldine, "the use of the plantation on which she now lives," called " Hatchets Thickett," and some wood land, and two negroes, and after her death to her two children, Washington and Mary T. Cheseldine; also gives to each of her children "one full Bank Share" in the Union Bank of Maryland. Gives to his seven grandsons, Elijah, Richard, Kenelm, Charles, Cyrenes, John and Gerrard Cheseldine, " the plantation whereon their father now lives,*' being a part of " Hatchets Thickett," in " St. Clements Manor," " St. Mary's County " on a branch of " St. Patrick's Creek"; also gives to the seven grandsons two negro boys, Ben and Charley, " to be equally divided among them." Also to each one a full bank share and to John Chesledine one hundred dollars.

      Gives to his " Son John Tarlton five full Bank Shares in the Bank of
      Alexandria; to his daughter, Chloe Blackistone, his dwelling
      plantation (after her mother's death) and after her death to be
      equally divided among her children. Also gives to Chloe the use of six negroes.

      Gives to his son, Richard Tarlton, two tracts of land; to his
      daughter, Ann Tarlton, three tracts of land, but in case of her death without issue, a part goes to his son Richard and a part to John Tarlton.

      Gives to his son George the plantation on which he formerly lived
      called "Foxes Knoll," and a horse and saddle worth one hundred dollars.

      Gives to his son Henry the plantation called Matapony after the death of his mother, and a horse and saddle and a negro. Also provides that Henry may have an education at the expense of the estate. Gives to his wife Elizabeth the use of his dwelling plantation, stock, furniture, negroes, etc. Directs his executors to sell his two thirds of the "Schooner Mary," and lastly appoints Thomas Blackistoue and his son Richard executors.

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