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  • ID: I4602
  • Name: Richard Speake
  • Given Name: Richard
  • Surname: Speake
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 074D9F316C0A044D97AC0DCE4A1E232CC031
  • Change Date: 15 Jun 2007
  • Note:
    Notes:
    SPEAKE, Richard, age 40, 15 Aug. 1738; CHLR T#2 38:514.

    p. 186, Charles County Land Records, Volume III
    Liber H#2, Page 400
    1 Nov 1720; Recorded at request of Richard Speake, planter:
    28 Nov 1720; Indenture from John Speake, Gent, and Winnifred his wife, to Richard Speake, s/o sd. John and Winifred; for love of their son; part of a parcel called Reserve in the woods at Chingamuxon; containing 210 acres; /s/ John Speake, Winnifred Speake (mark); wit. Thomas Stone, Gustavous Browne, Jno. Manning; 28 Nov 1720 ack. by John Speake and his wife Winifred

    p. 31, TLC Genealogy, Charles County Land Records, 1722-1729; Book L#2
    Page 119. The mark & brand of Richd Speake of CC, pltr, was recorded this Mar 17, 1723.

    http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/stagser/s500/s538/html/s538-26.html
    Abstracts of Wills by Carson Gibb
    Liber 26, folio 116
    ---------------
    SPEAK, RICHARD, [Charles Co.]
    To son Thomas Speake, 100a of McKeys Park & Allonsons Folley I bought of my bro. John, the plntn. where William Golden dw., the part of The Gift on the W side Reder Run, a gun named Bell, a bed up the river, my cattle up the river, & negro Joseph.
    To son John Speak, 3 tracts Little Cremone, Hard Shift, & Allinsons Secret negro boy Nace, & a bed.
    To dau. Mary Speak, negro girl Phillis, gelding Strawberry, other livestock, hhold furn., & 50 sh. Virginia currency.
    To dau. Theodotia Speake, negro boy James, 2 cows & calves, & one breeding mare Fancy
    To dau. Elizabeth Speak, negro girl Peg, 2 cows & calves, & a bed.
    To dau. Winefred Speake, negro girl Bess, 2 cows & calves, & a bed.
    To son Hezekia Speak, negro man Amblus, 150a of Speakes Incloshus, & 150a of Morecrafts Friendship beg. at Henry Frosts bound tree.
    To son Richard Speak, 150a of Speaks Incloser & Morecrafts Friendship adj. Hezekia & negro man Jack.
    To son George Speak, negro boy Henry.
    The land I have not bequeathed to be equ. div. among my 4 sons - George, William, Joseph Hanson, & Frances Speak - on their mother d.
    To wife & extrx, Theadotia Speake, 3 negroes Dick, Sarah, & Lucey - & Sam, the increase of the negro wenches, to be div. among my 4 chldn: Jane William Speak Joseph Hanson Speak & Frances Speak.
    Witn: [the Revd.] Theop[hilus] Swift, Wm. Winter, Isaac Kent.
    30 May 1749, sworn to by Swift & Kent; Thomas Speak, heir at law, had no objection.

    SPEAK, RICHARD. -- --- ----; 30 May 1749
    To son Thomas Speake, 100 a. that I bought of my bro. John, being pt. of McKeys Park and pt. of "Allonsons Foley"; also the plantation whereon William Golden (Garner?) now liveth, being Pt of a tract called "The Gift."
    To son Thos, gun named Bell, bed, half my cattle up the river saving the big steare, negro man named Joseph.
    To son John Speak, 3 tracts, "Little Cremore(?)", "Hard shift" and "Allinsons Seert (Secret?)."
    To dau. Mary Speak, Negro girl named Fillis and other.
    To dau. Theadotia Speake Negro boy James, and other.
    To dau. Elizabeth Speak, Negro girl Peg, and other.
    To dau. Winefred Speake, Negro girl Bess, and other.
    To son Hezekia Speak, Negro man Amblus, and 150 A, pt of 'Speaks Incloshurs" and pt. of "Morecrafts Friendship."
    To son Richard Speak, 150 A. joining to Hezekia, being pt. of "Speaks Incloser" and "Morecrafts Friendship, " Negro man Jack.
    To son George Speake, Negro boy Henry.
    Four sons: George, William, Joseph Hanson, and Ffrancis Speake.
    To wife Theadotia Speake, 3 Negros: Dick, Sarah and Lucey and Sam, wenches to be divided between my four children: Jane William Speak, Joseph Hanson Speak and Ffrancis Speak. [This is the way it is written. The recorder probably intended "Jane Speak, William Speak"]
    Wife, extx.
    Wit: Theop: Swift, Wm. Winter, Isaac Kent. 26.116.

    Speak/e/s Family Assoc. Bulletin, v. 15, n. 2, Dec. 1993, p. 11.
    1 2 3
  • Birth: 1698 in Charles County, MD 2
  • Death: BEF 30 MAY 1749 in Charles County, MD 2
  • Probate: 30 MAY 1749 Charles County, MD
  • PROP: Reserve from parents 28 NOV 1720



    Father: John Speake b: 1665 in Charles County, MD
    Mother: Winifred Wheeler b: MAR 1662/63 in Charles County, MD

    Marriage 1 Theodosia Wade b: ABT 1699 in Charles County, MD
    • Married: ABT 1715 in Charles County, MD 4
    Children
    1. Has Children Thomas Speake b: ABT 1718 in Charles County, MD
    2. Has No Children Richard Speake b: ABT 1719 in Charles County, MD
    3. Has Children John Speake b: 1720 in Charles County, MD
    4. Has Children Mary Anne Speake b: ABT 1722 in Charles County, MD
    5. Has No Children Theodosia Speake b: ABT 1724 in Charles County, MD
    6. Has Children Elizabeth Speake b: ABT 1726 in Charles County, MD
    7. Has No Children Winifred Speake b: ABT 1728 in Charles County, MD
    8. Has Children Hezekiah Speake b: ABT 1730 in Charles County, MD
    9. Has Children George Speake b: ABT 1734 in Charles County, MD
    10. Has No Children William Speake b: ABT 1736 in Charles County, MD
    11. Has Children Jane Speake b: ABT 1737 in Port Tobacco, Charles, MD
    12. Has No Children Joseph Hanson Harrison Speake b: ABT 1738 in Charles County, MD
    13. Has Children William Speake b: 1740
    14. Has Children Francis Speake b: ABT 1740 in Charles County, MD

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: John Alexander, A Northern Neck Proprietor, His Fa
      Title: John Alexander, A Northern Neck Proprietor, His Family, Friends and Kin By Wesley E. Pippenger, 1990, Gateway Press, Baltimore, MD. Private publish (Alexandria Gazette, Alexandria, July 26, 1827)y Wesley E. Pippenger, 1990, Gateway Press, Baltimore, MD. Private publish (Alexandria Gazette, Alexandria, July 26, 1827)y Wesley E. Pippenger, 1990, Gateway Press, Baltimore, MD. Private publish (Alexandria Gazette, Alexandria, July 26, 1827).
    2. Abbrev: Melissa Thompson Alexander Edmonds
      Title: Melissa Thompson Alexander Edmonds
      Quality: 3
      Page: ma.da@gte.net
    3. Abbrev: Early Charles County Maryland Settlers 1658-1745,
      Title: Early Charles County Maryland Settlers 1658-1745, Marlene Strawser Bates & F. Edward Wrights & F. Edward Wrights & F. Edward Wright.
    4. Abbrev: International Genealogical Index
      Title: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Indexical Indexical Index
      Page: Film# 2034707 RICHARD SPEAKS; Sex M Marriage(s): Spouse: Theodosia Wade Marriage: abt 1717; Charles, MD.

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