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Anne Arundel County
Wills and Probate Documents


Anderson, Susannah
(wd of William)
will 08 Sep 1758 probate 30 Dec 1766
son John Phelps  
sons James, William & Absolom Anderson  
daughters Mary Stewart & Jane Waters  
witnesses Jeremiah Mullikin, William Nichols & Joshua Clarke  
Other Susannah was 1st married to John Phelps d in 1724 source: from research of Lynn Headley, transcribed by Jeana Gallagher

Barnes, Peter will 05 Oct 1747 probate 19 Feb 1759
wife Rachel  
son Charles "Boiling Springs" 105a
son Peter "Fine Soil Forest" 95a
son James "Brother's Friendship" 250a
son Nicholas "Eve's Dowry"
daughters Hammutal, Patience & Vachel "Ovenwood Thicket"
    source: from research of Lynn Headley, transcribed by Jeana Gallagher

Evans, Lewis will 10 Dec 1690 probate 11 Mar 1690/1
of Herring Creek, Anne Arundel Co, MD    
wife Lues (executor)  
daughters Elizabeth, Sarah, Katharine, Ann (all under 16)
land plantation 1/2 to Elizabeth & Sarah
land Jerico 100a to Katharine
witnesses Thomas Tench, Jonathon Chappell, Edmond Evans Jonathon Chappell, Edmond Evans
    source: from research of Lynn Headley, transcribed by Jeana Gallagher

Faudry, Moses will 31 Aug 1728 probated 22 Apr 1729
Herring creek, St James Parish, Anne Arundel Co, MD    
wife Elizabeth (executor) inherits entire estate
witnesses John Elliot Brown, William Vernon  source: from research of Lynn Headley, transcribed by Jeana Gallagher

Gongo, Faith
(wd/o Anthony)
will 23 Feb 1693 probated 13 Mar 1694
daughter Lois Vernon w/o Christopher  
daughter Mary Trevett w/o Robert part of 150a "Kithenton"
daughters Ann & Faith (both executors) 50a each of "Kithenton"
overseers Samuel Chew & Samuel Griffith  
witnesses Thomas Hughs & Abraham Symons  source: from research of Lynn Headley, transcribed by Jeana Gallagher

Griffith, Samuel   probated 03 Sep 1717
wife Elizabeth (executor) (see will Calvert Co, MD)  
son Samuel Jr  
daughter Martha Evans & her child Elizabeth  
daughters Elizabeth Miles, Sarah Duvall, Rebecca Moberly  
daughter Mary Bowers & her child Mary  
daughter Rachel Giles & her child Rachel  
Other information 21 Nov 1717 John Giles entered that Samuel was not of sound mind to write will & his wife order it as such finally administered on 17 Dec 1718 per wife
    source: from research of Lynn Headley, transcribed by Jeana Gallagher

Griffith, Samuel will 02 Oct 1741 probate 02 Nov 1741
son Lewis, John & Benjamin land he inherited from his grandfather, Clarke Skinner
daughters Ann, Rebecca & Bathsheba  
unknown Richard Steele  
witnesses Henry Austin, Nathan Smith & Elizabeth Brown  source: from research of Lynn Headley, transcribed by Jeana Gallagher

Griffith, Samuel will 14 Mar 1744 probate 24 Jun 1745
wife Mary (executor)  
son Luke "Refuse" "Abel's Forest" & "Williamson's Hope"
son Samuel land in Anne Arundel Co & Calvert Co, MD
daughters Mary, Elizabeth & Sarah  source: from research of Lynn Headley, transcribed by Jeana Gallagher

Gross, John will 04 Dec 1675 probate 18 Apr 1676
brothers Roger & William (minor)  
sisters Eliza Snowden w/oRichard & Frances (minor)  
other   land on Wye & Mills rivers
  John Watkins--executor  source: from research of Lynn Headley, transcribed by Jeana Gallagher

Guishard, Samuel will 12 Oct 1733 probate 22 Oct 1733
wife Ann (executor)  
son Anthony his plantation (if he died without heirs goes to Sam's son Mark)
son Mark have "Quicksale"
daughter Hannah 22a in Baltimore Co, MD (if she has no heirs, to go to Mark & Anthony)
witnesses William Worrell, Martin Fisher & William Simmons  

Tepedo, Mary
(wd/o Peter)
will 17 Apr 1744 probate 18 Jun 1748
son Joseph (executor) 50a near Herring Creek "Knighton's Choice"
grandson Joseph Mumford  
witnesses James Trott, Thomas Borer & John Gardner  
other she was the d/o Anthony & Faith Gongo & 1st married to Robert Trevitt  source: from research of Lynn Headley, transcribed by Jeana Gallagher

Thornbury, Catherine (w/o William) will 24 Dec 176 probated 23 Nov 1768
grandson John Scrivener s/o Wm have "Kequotan's Choice"
grandchildren William, Elizabeth, Catherine & Ann Carr  
grandchildren Susanna Weems & John Scrivener s/o Elisha  
executor John Scrivener & William Carr  
witnesses William Child, William & Thomas Parrett  source: from research of Lynn Headley, transcribed by Jeana Gallagher

Thornbury, William will 22 Dec 1746 probate 06 Jul 1750
Anne Arundel Co, MD    
wife Catharine  
cousin William Vernon if he dies without heirs, his part goes to D/L Lewsey Car's children
son in laws William Scrivener & John Car  
daughter in law Elizabeth Scrivener 2 slaves
daughter in law Levies Car slaves Jenny & Moll
  William Car s/o John & Lewsey slave Pris
  Elizabeth Car d/o John & Lewsey slave Janney
witnesses Ephraim Gover & James Pickering  source: from research of Lynn Headley, transcribed by Jeana Gallagher

White, James 29 Dec 1672 probate 21 Jul 1673
Anne Arundel Co, MD    
wife Susanna (executor)  
son James he is under 18
daughters Margaret, Eliza  
land 300a "Eglinton"  
Witnesses John Stansby, Samuel Lane & Robert Lockwood  source: from research of Lynn Headley, transcribed by Jeana Gallagher


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