Elizabeth Calvert (Stone) (c.1644 - 1707) MP

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Birthplace: Hungar's Parish, Accomack County, Virginia Colony
Death: Died in Charles County, Province of Maryland
Managed by: David Clifton Majors
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About Elizabeth Calvert (Stone)

According to the book "The Ark and Dove adventurers" written for the Ark and Dove Society by George Ely Russell and Donna Valley Russell:

http://books.google.cl/books?id=mq5sidFiyHUC&pg=PA45&lpg=PA45&dq=%22Charles+Calvert%22+%22Stafford+County%22+1691&source=bl&ots=Z_qfB-ROo2&sig=5ECE2f64kVldCt9Hkv_HiiLGlak&hl=es&ei=OHmuTKS5A8G88gbtq4H1BA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2&ved=0CBoQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=%22Charles%20Calvert%22%20%22Stafford%20County%22%201691&f=false

William Calvert, son of Leonard and Anne (Brent) Calvert, was born c.1642 in England, and died in Maryland on 10 January 1682, drowned while trying to ford the Wicomico River. he married before 5 November 1662 Elizabeth Stone, daughter of Governor William Stone. She was living in Virginia with her son about 1698. [247]

Arriving in Maryland in 1661, he received a large grant of land from his uncle Cecil and inherited certain property of his father's. He was Principal Secretary of Maryland and was also a member of the Assembly and the Council, and served as Deputy Governor of Maryland.[248]

The inventory of The Honorable William Calvert's personal property was taken on 13 July 1682 by Thomas Spinke and James Pattison, and was valued at 662 pounds, 18 shillings, 2 p. The account was filed 30 April 1686 by administrator Elizabeth Calvert, the widow. [249]

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]

Children of William and Elizabeth (Stone) Calvert:[251]

1. Charles Calvert (b. 1662)

2. Elizabeth Calvert (b. 1664)

3. perhaps William Calvert (b. 1666), living 1696 in St. Mary's County. Witnessed will of William Robinson of St. Mary's County 29 November 1696 [252]

4. perhaps George Calvert (b. 1668)

5. perhaps Richard Calvert (1670-1718), died unmarried.

References:

[247] Dorman, 474, citing Maryland Chancery Court, 2:706.

[248] Nicklin, 144-145.

[249] Maryland Inventories and Accounts, 7C:206, 8:479

[250] Charles County Land Records P:36

[251] Nicklin, 144-145; Maryland Chancery Court, CL:868

[252] Ellis Foy O'Gormon, Descendants of Virginia Calverts, n.d. 63.

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According to Melissa Thompson Alexander's page on Elizabeth Stone Calvert:

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=madagtenet&id=I23014

Elizabeth's existence is confirmed by the Maryland Calendar of Wills, Volume 1. -------------------- 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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Elizabeth Calvert's Timeline

1644
1644
Hungar's Parish, Accomack County, Virginia Colony
1662
October 3, 1662
Age 18
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...

1663
September 1663
Age 19
St. Mary's City, St. Mary's County, Province of Maryland
1664
January 5, 1664
Age 20
Charles County, Province of Maryland

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
January 2, 1668
Age 24
Charles County, Province of Maryland

This birth to William Calvert and Elizabeth (Stone) Calvert has yet to be proven, but it is referred to in "The Ark and the Dove adventurers," written by the Society of the Ark and the Dove, George Ely Russell and Donna Valley Russell, pg 43:
http://books.google.cl/books?id=mq5sidFiyHUC&pg=PA45&lpg=PA...

1670
November 11, 1670
Age 26
Charles County, Province of Maryland, (Present USA)

This birth to William Calvert and Elizabeth (Stone) Calvert has yet to be proven, but it is referred to in "The Ark and the Dove adventurers," written by the Society of the Ark and the Dove, George Ely Russell and Donna Valley Russell, pg 43:
http://books.google.cl/books?id=mq5sidFiyHUC&pg=PA45&lpg=PA...

1670
Age 26
Charles, Maryland, USA

This birth to William Calvert and Elizabeth (Stone) Calvert has yet to be proven, but it is referred to in "The Ark and the Dove adventurers," written by the Society of the Ark and the Dove, George Ely Russell and Donna Valley Russell, pg 43:
http://books.google.cl/books?id=mq5sidFiyHUC&pg=PA45&lpg=PA...

1674
1674
Age 30
Charles County, Province of Maryland, (Present USA)
1707
1707
Age 63
Charles County, Province of Maryland
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