"I am running Henry WRIGHT (1657-1741) and find the name PERKINS in the following:
from "Baltimore County Families, 1659-1759" by Robert W. Barnes, page 500;
Perkins, Richard was in Balto. Co. by 1683 when he surv. 100 a. Parkinton at the…"
"Hi, Yourself, Ellen! Yes, I would love to discuss stuff directly with you. I have seen your name on the Cecil Co MD site, and could see your are chasing some of the same bunch of suspects. And I got to wondering if your Henry Ward had anything to do…"
I'd love to correspond with you about this group of people! From what I have found, Nicholas Tobey (or Tovey) may have been a neighbor of Henry Ward's and it was probably in old Baltimore County, part of which became Cecil County.…"
I composed a lovely reply, then this new-fangled contraption ate it, or something. I took up Genealogy ten years ago to teach myself about computers, and now know a fair amount about my ancestry...but still haven't a clue how a…"
"Hi Pj -
This is not really my field, but a couple of things come to mind, and as I belong to a list that can surmise circumstances from wills, the way they were written etc! - I may be able to put you in contact with one of these persons or if you…"
I have found ancestors galore in Spesutia Hundred, mostly from tax lists. I would love to connect with anyone researching this time and place, especially if they have an interest in any of the following, with all their various spellings or interpretations of handwriting:Thomas Gilbert (Gilbart, Gilburt, Gillbord, Gifford, Gilbord)Richard Simpson (Symson, Simson)Thomas Prebble (Pribble, Prebell, Sprible, Prebbie)Richard PerkinsThomas Bucknall (Bucknell, Bushnell)All these were my ancestors.…See More
I am looking for information on one Nicholas Tobey, Merchant, of Somerset. His Will was made 1674, and one of the TEST (witnesses) was my ancestor, John Gilbert, who also was a Merchant. Were these two just in the same line of work, or were they relatives?This Will shows up in the Maryland Calendar of Wills, which means that some of Nicholas Tobey's interests were in MD. John Gilbert's land-holdings in old Baltimore Co MD were vast. I think he earned much of it by Headrights, receiving…See More
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