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Kent County Court Records
Court records from 17th-century Kent County, Maryland, arranged by theme.

Transcribed and compiled by Dr. Alexa Cawley, Ph.D.






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Deceased Name

Deere

John

Administrator

wife. Elizabeth, is executor and sole administrato

LIV 216-7

4/1661

Family

wife Elizabeth; daugter Christian Deere; son Georges Deere

Will/Inventory Located

LIV 216-7

Bequests 1


Bequests 2


Inventory 1


Inventory 2


Source

LIV 216-7



Deceased Name

Knowles

Gey

Administrator


LIV 223

6/1661

Family

wife Ruth Knowles appeals for relief from County

Will/Inventory Located

LIV 223

Bequests 1


Bequests 2


Inventory 1

Impr on 3 year old heifer 450 lbs; two year old heifer 300 lbs; 1 year old heifer 150 lbs; old chest 30 lbs; suit of broadcloth 100 lbs; total value 1030 lbs

Inventory 2

one cow and yearling heifer given to James Ringgold to satisfy 650 lbs debt and Ringgold to pay Jane Salter 100 lbs of 350 lb debt; Court order wife to keep rest of estate for her maintenance and to pay Salter the rest of her 250 lbs debt

Source

LIV 223



Deceased Name

Mecart

Robert

Administrator

Mr. Morgan (best knowing in the said Estate)

LIV 218

4/1661?

Family


Will/Inventory Located


Bequests 1


Bequests 2


Inventory 1


Inventory 2


Source

LIV 218



Deceased Name

Reade

Thomas

Administrator


LIV 197

1660?

Family


Will/Inventory Located


Bequests 1

Luther Ayers (22) testified that in middle of summer Reade said if he died that Richard Blunt Jr. should have his gun and his bitch

Bequests 2


Inventory 1


Inventory 2


Source

LIV 197



Deceased Name

Reead

Thomas

Administrator


LIV 218

12/1660

Family


Will/Inventory Located


Bequests 1

George Colleson (18) testified that "Thomas Bright Leaned against the Cornner of the Chimny Thomas Reead bade hime haue a Care of his gunne and Desired him to lay it upe and tould hime that when he Died the gunne shuld be his" (LIV 218);

Bequests 2

William Mouse testified to the same (LIV 218)

Inventory 1


Inventory 2


Source

LIV 218



Deceased Name

Salter

John

Administrator

wife Jane to be executor; William Coursey and Henry Morgan to over see last will and testament

LIV 219

7/1661

Family

wife Jane; daughter Rebecka Lumbard

Will/Inventory Located

LIV 219

Bequests 1

gives three cowed by the name of stare, Damsell and Simpell to his daughter Rebecka Lumbard

Bequests 2


Inventory 1

asks that plantation be sold, debts paid off and remainder go to his wife

Inventory 2


Source

LIV 219





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