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

Margaret Preston

Female - 1741


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  • Name Margaret Preston 
    Gender Female 
    Died Between 1737 and 1741  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22902  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2021 

    Father John Preston,   d. 18 Dec 1719, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F15083  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Henry Child,   b. 1684, Coleshill, Amersham, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1736, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 20 Nov 1709  St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Child,   b. 1709, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1753, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years)  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth Child,   b. 1711, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1774, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
     3. Cassandra Child,   b. 1713, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1785, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
     4. Ruth Child,   b. 1717, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1799, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     5. Anne Child,   b. Aft 1719, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1763, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 42 years)  [natural]
     6. Henry Child,   b. 1721, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1772, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Lightning Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)  [natural]
     7. Cephas Child,   b. 1723, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1768, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)  [natural]
     8. Lurana Child,   b. 1725, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. William Child,   b. 1728, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1777, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F12893  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jerome Plummer,   b. 1699, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1751, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 7 Jun 1737  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Jerome Plummer m. June 7th, 1737 (Herring Creek) Margaret Child Jr. both of A. A. Co.
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F15079  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Preston, John, planter, A. A. Co., 19th Aug., 1719; 18th Dec., 1719.
      To son William and dau. Margaret Childe, 5s.
      To dau. Elizabeth Trott and hrs., dwelling plantation, "Bersheba." Shd. she die without issue, sd. plantation to pass to son William and dau. Margaret Childe, equally.
      Ex.: Son-in-law Thomas Trott.
      Test: Henry Childe, Jr., John Brown, Wm. Ludwigg, Mary Skinbnor. 15. 241
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 676
      Enrolled at request of Ephraim Gover 6 Aug 1733:
      Indenture, 24 Jul 1733; Between Henry Child, Jr., of Anne Arundel County, planter, to Ephraim Gover; for consideration of a tract in Calvert Co. called Archer's Haze; exchange for two tracts on the Western Branch of the Patuxent; bounded by land in possession of Samuel Beall; containing 212 acres; /s/ Hen. Child, Jr.; wit. Saml. Roberts (mark), Elibeth Roberts; ack. by Henry Child, Jr. and Margaret his wife

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