Name: Elizabeth Birkhead
Birth: BEF 1720 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland
Death: BEF 21 JUN 1750 in Calvert County, Maryland
Elisabeth Waters 2.39 D SO £385.18.6 Nov 1 1756
Distribution to: three children of Littleton Waters - Elisabeth, Esther, Dolly.
Executrix: Sarah Waters.
BIRKHEAD, SARAH, Calvert Co. 25 Jan, 1748/9; 25 Jan, 1748/9
To son-in-law LITTLETON WATERS and dau. ELIZABETH, his wife, my land near Hunting Creek called "Stokely" 113 A., then to fall to my grand-dau. ELIZABETH WATERS.
To son-in-law LITTLETON WATERS, my slaves and money I may have in England, and my stock at Herring Bay.
To son NEHEMIAH BERKHEAD, 1 slave.
To son SAMUEL BIRKHEAD, my grand-dau., SARAH WATERS, my clothing.
To son JOHN BIRKHEAD, shillings.
Witt Sarah Rhodes, Jo Wardrop, Charles Graham. 25, 539
WATERS, LITTLETON, Calvert County, shipwright. 21 Jun, 1750; 1 Aug, 1750
To Richard Hall, Somerset County, land which I formerly bought of him, situated near head of Hall's Creek in sd. co.
Desire whatever land or marsh ground may fall to me and become my property either by will of my father or my mother, the same may be sold and the first refusal thereof given to my sister Sarah Waters, and after her decline to purchase then Richard Waters or Henry Lewis may have the refusal and for that end, I desire that it may be valued by John Waters and any other persons she, the sd. Sarah Waters, shall appoint; desire sister may have sd. land, 25 pounds money, and my half of the stock in partnership with her in consideration of her educating my 3 young, daus., whom I commit to her.
Desire that whatever goods left me by my mother may be equally divided bet. 3 young, daus.: Elizabeth, Esther and Dorothy, and if it shd. consist in slaves, desire my sister Sarah, may have them.
To dau. Sarah, dwelling house and lot in Lower Marlborough, which tract intersects the easternmost line of lot I bought from Roger Boyce; the window glass I bought this summer from England; my wharf and warehouse on the river side, such pt. of the land called "Terra In Aqua."
To dau. Esther, lot in Lower Marlboro afsd., situated on the north side of sd. mentioned and described lot; mentioned land purchased of Benj. Tasker, Esq.
To dau. Dorothy, lot in Lower Maralborough, lying bet. the lot belonging to and now in possession of John Wardrop, and the lot willed to dau. Sarah.
The new vessell now on the stocks may be finished and sold together with the new anchor cable and cordage I had from London for the discharge of my debts.
To dau. Sarah, Negro Robin.
To dau. Elizabeth Waters, my Negro woman Colby, slaves left her by her grandmother, and in consideration of Negro Joe I give her Negro Yellow.
To dau. Esther, my Negro Tower.
To dau. Dorothy, Negroes London and Abraham.
Desire dau. Sarah, have use of all slaves for support of my child, until they arrive at age 17.
To dau. Sarah, the horse that Capt. Temple Chevallier gave me.
Dau. Sarah, extx.
Witi Charles Graham, Jos. Harris, William Pourter, John Birkhead. 27. 335
BURCKHEAD, NEHEMIAH, Anne Arundel Co. 6th June, 1744; 26th July, 1744.
To wife, 1/3 of my estate, real and personal.
To eldest son Nehemiah, "Wells Hills.'
To son SAMUEL, coex., pt. of my dwelling plantation adj. land of Seaborn Tucker.
To sons John, coex., and Mathew, remainder of my land, to be equally divided among them.
To granddau SARAH WATERS, personalty.
To granddau SARAH BIRCKHEAD
To ELIZABETH WATERS.
Test: Dr. John Hamilton, Richard Randall, Wm. Brereton. 23. 613.
Nehemiah Birkhead 21.389 A AA £728.19.2 £542.13.1 Aug 13 1745
A second inventory is cited in the amount of £92.5.0.
Received from: John Wardrop, Hugh Taylor.
Payments to: Dr. John Hamilton, Nehemiah (accountant), Edward Jevans, William Trahern, Mr. Samuel Chew, William Brereton, Jonathon Whitehead, Littleton Waters, Benjamin Hance, John (accountant), Sarah Birkhead (widow), Littleton Waters who married Elisabeth Birkhead (dau, her portion), Matthew Birkhead (son, his portion).
Legatees: Sarah Birkhead (granddaughter, daughter of Nehemiah (accountant)).
Executors: Nehemiah Birckhead (Quaker), John Birkhead (Quaker).
Father: Nehemiah Birkhead b: 17 OCT 1683 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland
Mother: Sarah Hutchins b: ABT 1690 in Calvert County, Maryland
Littleton Waters b: BEF 1700 in Somerset County, Maryland
in Anne Arundel County, Maryland