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Henry Howard

Birthdate: (46)
Birthplace: Lower, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Death: March 8, 1684 (42-50)
Anne Arundel, , Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Matthew Howard and Anne Arundel Hall
Brother of Katherine Acton; Elinor Phelps; John Howard, Sr.; Anne Greniffe; Elizabeth Ridgley and 5 others

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  • Maryland and Virginia Colonials: Genealogies of Some Colonial Families ... By Sharon J. Doliante
  • Pg.367
  • In the Name of God Amen I Henry Howard of Maryland ye County of Anarundell this last day of Decemb'r one thousand Six hundred eighty & three, being weak in body but of sound & pfect sence & memory I bless God for ye same, have though fitt to make this my last Will & Testm't hereby making void & disannulling all former Wills & Testam'ts of w't kind or nature Soev'r by me made First I bequeath my Soul to God, hoping for Eternal life through ye merritts of Jesus Christ my body to ye Earth from whence it was taken & for my Estate w'ch God hath lent me to be disposed of as hereafter followeth: Two hundred acres of land in Gunpowder River colled Collingborne to Sarah Dorsey ye wife of Joseph Dorsey & to her heir forev'r one cow called Blossom w'th her yearling & their increase now going at Rattle snake point formerly Thomas Gwins to Edward Smith formerly my man & his heirs fore'r To Richard Gwin att Patapsco one black Cow about three years old or upwards w'th her increase fore'r To Edward Jones one two year old heifer now going att his house w'th her increase for ev'r To Mr. Jn'o Bennitt & to his wife Sarah one sealed rings marked F.C. To Jn'o Townsin & Jn'o Howard each of them a suit of my wearing apparrel to Mary Cosens two of my meanest shirts. And to Henry Chappell of Anarundell County four hundred pounds of Tobacco & a pair of silk stockings. To John Howard & Mathew Howard of Anarundell County each a Silver Seale apiece. To John Kelee four hundred pounds of tobacco or goods to ye value of it. Whereas Thomas Colley, by his last will & Tesam't did appoint myself Henry Howard & Anthoney Demonder to make ov'e a piece of land containing a hundred & fifty acres called Coles Neck to ye heyres of John Kelee they being in their infancy I do hereby appoint Theophilus Hackett to act in my behalfe w. he sees convenient as if I were p'rsent. For ye rest of my p'snall estate after ye due debts being paid I give unto Theosphilus Hackett & Edward Skidmore & Michael Skidmore & Samuel Skidmore & Elizabeth Skidmore equally to be divided amongst them & their heires for ev'e & by these presents I doe declare Theophilus Hackett to by my whole Exec'r of this will & Testament willing by s'd Exe'r to ye true p'formance of ye same. In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale ye day & year afores'd in presence of us Witnesses: James Floyd Richard Howard Francis Winnington
    • /s/ Henry Howard
  • [Proved, Mar. 8, 1684-Prerogative Court 4, pp. 25-26, Hall of Records, Annapolis.]


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Lower, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
March 8, 1684
Age 46
Anne Arundel, , Virginia, USA