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Charles Calvert

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Birthplace: Bay City, St Mary's, Maryland, USA
Death: Died in St Mary's County, MD, USA
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Son of William Calvert and Elizabeth Foy
Husband of Barbara Foy and Mary Calvert
Father of Sarah Howson Jones and Anne Howson Porter
Brother of Elizabeth Neale; Margaret Lazenby; George Calvert; Anne Calvert; William Calvert and 5 others

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Charles, b. 1662; d. 1733; m. (1) 1690, Mary Howson, granddaughter and co-heir of Robert Howson (or Howison) of Stafford County, Va., where he (Charles Calvert) resided for a time; m. (2) Barbara (Kirke?), daughter of Martin and Mary Kirke, of St. Mary's County, who (Mary Kirke) in her will of 1734 mentions her daughter "Barbary (sic) Calvert." She survived Charles Calvert and married, secondly, Andrew Foy.

The Calverts of Maryland - Maryland Historical Magazine

Leonard Calvert, second son of the first Lord Baltimore, b. 1606, in England; d. June 9, 1647, in Maryland. He was Prothonotary and Keeper of the Writs in Oonnaught and Thomond (Ireland) in 1621. In 1633 he was appointed by his brother, Cecil, second Lord Baltimore, Governor of Maryland, whither he sailed with his brother, George Calvert, Jr., and their fellow settlers on the "Ark" and the "Dove." He governed the Province wisely and returned to England in 1641/2 to consult with his brother, the Baron. After a lengthy visit (during which his marriage was solemnized) he returned to Maryland in 1643/4 (Giles Brent, his brother-in-law, having been left in charge of the Province during his absence) and continued to govern until his death four years later. While in England he had married (1642) Anne Brent (of whose life little or nothing has been found, but it would seem that she pre-deceased him), a sister of Mary, Giles, Fulke and "Mistress Margaret Brent," who came to Maryland in 1638. Anne Brent was a daughter of Richard and Elizabeth (Reed) Brent of Larke Stoke and Admington in Gloucestershire and a granddaughter of Giles and Katherine (Greville) Reed of Tusburie and Witten. Thru Katherine Greville the lineage runs back to John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, and Thomas of Woodstock, Duke of Gloucester, sons of King Edward III, of England. Upon his death-bed Governor Leonard Calvert appointed Margaret Brent, his sister-in-law, executrix and attorney for his estate. He was Lord of St. Gabriel's, St. Michael's and Trinity Manors. ("Colonial Families of the United States," volume W, page 289; Prov. Ct. Archives. 1683, page 366; "Chronicles of Colonial Maryland," page 53, note).

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William, b. 1642/3

Anne, b. 1644; d. c. 1714; m. (1) 1664, Baker Brooke (1628- 1679), Lord of De la Brooke Manor; m. (2), c. 1680, her cousin, Henry Brent (d. 1693) ; m. (3), c. 1694, Judge Thomas Tasker (d. 1699); m. (4), c. 1700, Richard Marsham (d. 1714). Note: The question of Anne Calvert's husbands is still perplexing, but the above account seems the most satisfactory and probable.

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William Calvert, b. in England 1642/3; d. in Maryland Jan. 10, 1682. He came to the Province in 1661, received a large grant of land from his uncle (Cecil), Lord Baltimore, and inherited certain property of his father, including "Governor's Fields" and the mansion-house at St. Mary's City. He was Principal Secretary of Maryland and a man of high standing. His life was cut short by drowning when he was trying to ford the swollen Wicomico River in 1682. The grant of land from his uncle, the Lord Proprietory, was called "Pis- cataway Manor," 2400 acres of which he sold to Charles Egerton, Sr. His home was "Calvert's Rest," on Calvert's Bay, which is still standing. He was a member of the House of Burgesses and of the Council; he was also Deputy Governor of the Province. In 1661/2 he married Elizabeth Stone (who survived him), eldest daughter of Governor William Stone (1603-1660) and Verlinda Cotton (d. 1675), daughter of Andrew and Joane Cotton of Bunbury, Cheshire, England, and a sister of the Rev. Dr. William Cotton of Northampton County, Va.

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Charles, b. 1662; d. 1733; m. (1) 1690, Mary Howson, daughter and co-heir of Robert Howson (or Howison) of Stafford County, Va., where he (Charles Calvert) resided for a time; m. (2) Barbara (Kirke?), daughter of Martin and Mary Kirke, of St. Mary's County, who (Mary Kirke) in her will of 1734 mentions her daughter "Barbary (sic) Calvert." She survived Charles Calvert and married, secondly, Andrew Foy.

Elizabeth, b. 1644; d. 1684; m. Dec. 20, 1681, Captain James Neale, Lord of Woolaston Manor.

George, b. 1668.

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George Calvert, b. 1668; d. after 1739; m. c. 1690, Elizabeth Doyne. (Two other wives have been mentioned, viz: Anne Notley and Hannah Neale).

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Charles, b. 1691.

John, b. c. 1692

George, b. ?

James (?). Elizabeth, William, Thomas (?).

EdwardArleneDadded this on 20 Aug 2010 Lisa Hannahoriginally submitted this to Wilson/Van Sickler Family Tree on 19 Jul 2009SOURCE: Maryland Historical Magazine book Volume XVI, pgs 189-192 Published 1921 
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Charles Calvert's Timeline

1662
October 3, 1662
Bay City, St Mary's, Maryland, USA

This birth is verified by "The Ark and the Dove adventurers," written by the Society of the Ark and the Dove, George Ely Russell and Donna Valley Russell:
http://books.google.cl/books?id=mq5sidFiyHUC&pg=PA45&lpg=PA...

1668
September 26, 1668
Age 5
St Mary's County, MD, USA

From "The Ark and the Dove adventurers," written by the Society of the Ark and the Dove, George Ely Russell, Donna Valley Russell:
http://books.google.cl/books?id=mq5sidFiyHUC&pg=PA45&lpg=PA...

On 26 September 1668, Charles Calvert of St. Mary's County, son and heir of William Calvert, and Elizabeth Calvert, widow and relict, conveyed to Joshua Doyne of St. Mary's County 600 acres of 50,000-acre "Nanjemoy" taken up by William Stone, father of Elizabeth. [250]

References:

Charles County Land Records, P:36.

1690
1690
Age 27

Marriage is verified by "The Ark and the Dove adventurers" written by the Society of the Ark and the Dove, George Ely Russell and Donna Valley Russell, Pg. 44:
http://books.google.cl/books?id=mq5sidFiyHUC&pg=PA45&lpg=PA...

He married first in 1690 Mary Howson, daughter and co-heir of Robert Howson of Stafford County, Virginia, where Calvert lived for awhile.

1694
1694
Age 31
1696
1696
Age 33
1697
1697
Age 34

Marriage is verified by "The Ark and the Dove adventurers" written by the Society of the Ark and the Dove, George Ely Russell and Donna Valley Russell, Pg. 44:
http://books.google.cl/books?id=mq5sidFiyHUC&pg=PA45&lpg=PA...

He married second Barbara Kirke, daughter of Martin and Mary Kirke of St. Mary's County. Barbara married second Andrew Foy. In her will of 1734, Mary mentioned her daughter Barbary Calvert (Nicklin 145; Dorman 477).

1721
1721
Age 58
St Marys City, MD, USA

In 1721, Charles of St. Mary's County made a deposition giving his age as around 57 years (Chancery Court, CL: 656).

1733
October 25, 1733
Age 71
St Mary's County, MD, USA

According to "The Ark and the Dove adventurers" written by the Society of the Ark and the Dove, George Ely Russell and Donna Valley Russell, Pg. 45:
http://books.google.cl/books?id=mq5sidFiyHUC&pg=PA45&lpg=PA...

Charles Calvert left a will dated 25 October 1733 bequeathing one shilling each to daughters Sarah and Ann, and providing maintenance for Barbary, daughter of Martin Kirk, until she comes of age or marries. Wife Barbara was appointed executrix and residuary legatee.

December 13, 1733
Age 71
St Mary's County, MD, USA
December 31, 1733
Age 71
St Marys City, MD, USA

According to "The Ark and the Dove adventurers" written by the Society of the Ark and the Dove, George Ely Russell and Donna Valley Russell, Pg. 45:
http://books.google.cl/books?id=mq5sidFiyHUC&pg=PA45&lpg=PA...

Charles Calvert's will was proved 31 December 1733, bequeathing one shilling each to daughters Sarah and Ann, and providing maintenance for Barbary, daughter of Martin Kirk, until she comes of age or marries. Wife Barbara was appointed executrix and residuary legatee. Witnesses were James Smith, James Keirk, Andrew Foy, and Joseph Kirk (Maryland Wills 20: 860-861).