Descendants of John Wilmot, Sr.
Generation No. 1
1.John1 Wilmot, Sr. was born Abt. 1700, and died Bef. August 23, 1764 in London Town, Anne Arundel County, Maryland1.He married Hannah Searson February 01, 1721/22 in All Hallows Church, Anne Arundel County, Maryland2.
Notes for John Wilmot, Sr.:
Per James G. Nelson's notes...this comes from McIntire's Annapolis Maryland Families, 2nd ed....
John Wilmot, Sr. was teacher in Annapolis.
Estimate of death date come from advertisement that son John Wilmot put in the Maryland Gayette on 23 August 1764 advertising that he would settle the estate.
Notes from Margaret Wilmot Martin's "Chronology Concerning the Wilmot Family of Maryland", a typescript, Maryland Historical Society:
1722 John Wilmot was registrar of All Hallow's Parish
1722 Hannah and John Wilmot are executors of Joshua Mayo's will (Md. Admin Accts 4:208)
1726 Dispute over the boundary line where Hannah and John Wilmot dwelt was settled (Anne Arundel Land Records, SY#1, fol. 248)
1727 Still as Registrar of St. Ann's, JW signs the Oath of Abjuration
1728 Dinah, daughter of John and Eleanor (Maccubbin) Brewer, and future wife of John Wilmot, Jr., is born 14 Februar, 1728 (See Seldens and Allied Families of Virginia, 2:513)
1737 JW, schoolmaster is mentioned in Anne Arundel Land Records, Liber RD'3, fol 22
1746 JW is paid 1000 pds. tobacco for one year's service as registrar of St. Anne's Parish ('Vestry Proceedings..., Maryland History Magazine, 9:50)
2 June 1764 JW is replaced as Registrar because he had moved to another parish (Ibid)
1764 JW, I, died.His son John burned the will the same day(Anne Arundel Deeds, NH#3, 441)
Sept 1764 JW, JR., is cited to take out letters of admin on his father's estate (AAA Judgments, Liber 40, folios 337-341)
1779 Agreement concerning John Brewer's estate between his widow Eleanor and the following children (See AA Land Records, NH#1)
a. Dinah, wife of John Wilmot
b. Eleanor, wife of John Allen
c. Elizabeth Young of Charles Co.
d. Rachel, wife of Charles Willson Peale of Philadelphia
e. Jane, wife of cousin Joseph Brewer
f. Mary, wife of William Rooke of Philadelphia
Green; "The Maryland Gazette 1727 - 1761, Genealogical and Historical Abstracts":
p. 24"Tuesday, 27 May 1746, No. 57"John Wilmot will teach classes at Anne Arundel County School, near the head of South River."
p.167"Thursday, 20 November, 1755 No. 550...John Wilmot has hired, as an Assistant in the Public School of Annapolis, one Mr. Clajou, who was recommended by the Rev. Mr. Addision (with whom he resided for 18 months). "