Patent of George Parker (Millwright)

24 July 1746

Transcribed by Tom Dunaway & Gail M. Walczyk

NOTE: Spellings have not been changed.

Somerset County.
Acres 300 .....................................................
William Parker
18th Sept. 1701
Returned ......................................................
Ex'd. and Passed .......................................
Comp. $.........................Pd. .........................
George Parker
24th July 1746
Rec. of Cert. L.G. No. E folio 623
Rec. of Patent B.T. & B.Y. No. 3 folio 10

Certificate of Survey (In transcription)

Somerst Coty ss
Be it knowne unto all men by these prEsents that I Wm Whittington of the Coty aforesd for a vallouable Concideraeon to me in hand pd by Wm Park[er] of the Coty aforesd have Given, Granted, Bargained, Solle, and Assigned ov[er] unto the sd Willi: Parker his heirs & assignes for Ever all my Right title an[d] In trust in & unto Three hundred & ninety ac: of Land on the Seaboard Side [&] three and & fifty acrs whereof being part of a warrt: granted the 7th day of July for five hundred and fifty acres on the Seaboard Side the other forty acres being pt of a warrt of a warrant granted the 27th day of November ano D[omini] 1701 for five hundred acres on Sd Sea Side To have and to holld the saide thre[e] hundred & ninety acres wth all Right title Bennefitt and privilidgis and unto the Same, wth the certificate of Survey made by Parker of the saide warrants from me the Said Wm Whittington my heirs Executrs & Admns to him the said Willi: Parker & his heirs and assignes for Ever. Wittness my hand and seale this 17th day of Sept. 1701
Signed Sealed and delivd
In the presents of
Wm Whittington
Shrivor Johnson
Robert Johnson

Somerset Co,

Wm Parker his Plott certifiede
Called Matapony
This certificate Containes
but 300 acres which is 90 acres
Less than measurd examined
by me Clement Hill Senior
Fee for Peticon & order
to be Secured before Pattt
is off.
2p Rent

I have Persn Examined thoroughly the
Original tract & have find but thirty [-----]
wanting south acres 360 acres by [-----] order of
[-----] Wm Whittington
Patd to George Parker the 24th
July 1746 ~
Rent PAid amt 6/ SterL~
Chd ye Rent Roll
Record on Libr LG No E fol 623

I have received the sum of four pounds four shillings sterling for fourtean years Rents of the within three hundred Acres to Michs 1746 Patent may therefore issue with his Excellencys Approbation

Benj. Tasker

24 July 1746T. Blades

Maryland Sst To the honble Levin Gale Esq the Lord Proprietary's chief Judge in Land Affairs within this Province
The Petition of George Parker - of Somerset County Millwright - Humbly sheweth~~
That a certain William Parker late of Somerset County had on the 18th day of September 1701 surveyed and laid out for him a tract or parcel of Land lying on the seaboard side in Somerset County called Mattapany containing 300a by virtue of an Assignment for that Quantity from William Whittington part of a Warrant for 500a granted sd Whittington the 27th day of November 1701 as apprs in his Laps Land Office but before he sued out his Laps Grant for the same he died and by his Last Will and Testament in Writing bequeathed the same unto his Daughter Scarborough Jackson who also died before she obtained his Laps Grant for the same by which means the same descended unto Nathaniel Jackson as eldest son and heir at Law to the said Scarborough wch Sd Nathaniel by his certain Deed In writing duely executed acknowledged and recorded Among the Land of Records of Somerset County in Libr M F N Y folo 255 bearing date the 29th day of September 1741 for the Considerations therein mentioned sell and convey all his Rights & Title to the Sd Land unto your petitioner he therefore humbly prays his Laps Grant May now issue in his name for the same
And as in Duly Bound he'll pray &
18th October 1742Let Patent issue as prayed upon
To the Clerks of thethe Petitioners making it appear his
Land OfficeLaps Rents have been duely paid

Levin Gale

Somerset County
George Parker Worcest[er]
Petn for Patent
filed 18th Octr
31/2 Sds Afsd & Petition
Recordd in Libr LG No E fol 623


Somerset County, Maryland, Circuit Court Land Survey, Subdivision, and Condominium Plats, 1704-1975 (MSA no. S1206-1695 p. 1-5 (Certificates, Patented, SO)), patented certificate 1580 of Matapony, George Parker, 300 Acres, 1746; Maryland State Archives, Annapolis.

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