Col. Archibald Edmonston

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Archibald Thomas Edmonston

Birthplace: Prince George's, MD, USA
Death: Died in Prince George's, MD, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Thomas Edmonston
Husband of Jane Pottenger Edmonston
Father of Capt. James Edmonston; Archibald Edmonstone, Jr.; Jane Pottenger Smith; Ruth Orme; Elinor Offutt and 2 others

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About Col. Archibald Edmonston

Archibald Edmonston is first mentioned specifically in the land records of Annapolis. The transfer of an assignment of 1,000 acres, called Beall's Camp, by Colonel Ninian Beall is recorded in 1680.

Archibald Edmonston, known after 1700 as Colonel Edmonston, patented various extensive tracts of land in Prince George County, part of which, after the division of that county, was within the boundaries of Frederick and later Montgomery and even Washington counties.

Colonel Archibald is said to have succeeded his brilliant father-in-law as Commander of the Prince George's County Militia.

Around this time, the "e" was dropped from the Edmonstone name.

Commander .

of Prince George's County Militia

1696 EDMONSTON ARCHIBALD PrinceGeorgesCo MD 546 Petitioners MD Early Census Index MDS1a979329

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Maryland Calendar of Wills: Volume 7

Edmonston (Edmondson), Archibald,Prince George's Co.,

Edmonston (Edmondson), Archibald,Prince George's Co.,13th Mch., 1734;

28th June, 1734.

To sons James and Archibald, daus, Mary Beal, Ellenor Offutt, Ruth Orme, Martha Allen and granddau. Jane Allenn, personalty.

To dau. Martha Allenn and hrs., dwelling plantation, “Dunkell,” at decease of wife Jane.

To son-in-law Thomas Allenn and hrs., 200 A. out of “Dear Park” and “Bare Garden,” sd. tract to be e. n. e. of plantation where son Ninian formerly lived.

To son Thomas and hrs., residue of afsd. tracts, also 200 A. “The Goar” on e. branch of Potomack and 60 A. “Addition to the Goar” and personalty, to be for himself at age of 17. Sd. son dying without issue his portion of “Dear Park” and “Bare Garden” to son Archibald, and two tracts last named to son James.

To wife Jane and hrs., personalty, to divide the residue of personal estate with son Thomas, wife Jane to have charge of personalty bequesthed son Thomas until he arrives at age of 21.

To Clement Hill and hrs., other half of “Cool Spring Level,” half of which has been conveyed by deed of gift to dau. Ellinor Offutt.

Test: George Wells, Samuel White, William Beall, Elizabeth White. 21. 159.

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Col. Archibald Edmonston's Timeline

Prince George's, MD, USA
Age 27
Prince Georges,,Maryland,USA
Age 30
Age 33
Prince Georges,,Maryland,USA
Age 35
Prince George, Maryland
February 22, 1704
Age 36
Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 39
Age 40
Age 47
Montgomery, Md
June 28, 1734
Age 66
Prince George's, MD, USA