Robert Adair, noted in Maryland Wills :
Will of James Crawford, Baltimore Co., 16 Apr 1755
Wife & extrx., Sarah Crawford, my dw. plntn., Double Purchase, 50a
Sons, James, Mordicai, Josias, John, & Elias Crawford.
Daus, Rachel,Jennet, Ruth, Sarah,Hannah, Rebecca.
Wit: Robert Adair, Thoms Goodin, Stephen Fisher, Elizabeth Fisher.
3 March 1756, sworn by Thos Goodwin; Stephen & Elizabeth Fisher.
James Crawford bc.1680,
m.1stly c.1700 Elizabeth, children:
1. John Crawford bc.1703. In 1737 tax list of Baltimore County.
........He may have moved to Chester co., Pennsylvania.
2. Elias Crawford, b. 1706. In 1737 tax list of Baltimore County.
3. Jennett Crawford, b. 1709.
4. Katherine Crawford, b. 1712, bapt St. George's Parish Baltimore.
James Crawford m.2ndly Sarah, had children :
5. Ruth Crawford, bc. 1722; m. Hargrove.
6. Sarah Crawford, b. 1724.
7. Hannah Crawford, b. 1726 m. Wm Morton
8. Mordecai Crawford, b. 1729; d.prior1785, Harford Co, Maryland,
........m. 1750Susanna Tucker
9. James Crawford, b. 1733, Baltimore Co; d.prior 1805, Ross Co, Ohio
........m.1stly c.1754 Margaret Wilson in Harford Co, MD
10. Rebecca Crawford, b. 1736 m. 1752 Roger Roberts
11. Rachel Crawford, b. 1738; d. prior 1777.
12. Josiah Crawford, b. 1742; d. prior 1823, Fayette Co. PA, m. Cassandra..
Will of John Paca, Jr., Baltimore Co. 17 Sep 1757
Gibsons Ridge 600a,
Part of Pain's Enlargement & Stoney Ridge,
Part of Paca's Delight,
2 lots & houses in Baltimore prev mtgd. by Col. Wm. Hammond to Alexr. Lawson;
To open my bank on Bush R. & raise what iron ore they find,
& the money from its sale to the education of my 3 sons.
Son, Aquilla Paca -Delph & Delph's Neglect with Goldsmith's Hall 100a.
Son, James Paca -part of Paca's Park at the head of Bush R.
Son, John Paca, my dw. plntn., Moul's Success, Paca's Convenience, my lands on Winter's Run - Chilbery Hall, Water Mill, & Addition to Water Mill.
Wife, Margaret Paca.
Execs: friends, Robert Adair & wife Margaret Paca, & John Paca.
who are to have the care of my sd. 3 sons till they are 21.
Wit: Dr. Benjamin Crockett, George Hays, Edward Hays,
Robert Pryce (Price) .
Sworn 1 Dec. 1757 by Robert Pryce & Edward Hays
& 11 Feb. 1758 by Benjamin Crockett.
Will of Isaac Webster, Baltimore Co.29 Mar 1755
To wife, Margaret Webster,Sedgley, my dw. plntn.,
& the 50a of Brooms Bloom I bought of John Beaver.
To dau. Hannah Richardson, Wilsons Range, which I purchased of John Wilson,
what is unsold of Abbots Forrist 180a.
To dau. Margaret Talbot, lands.
To dau. Mary Pleasant.
To son Isaac Webster, the part of Rangers Lodge on the W side the great new road from Ankill Deavers to our iron furnace & the land I escheated for want of
heirs of John Mortimore.
To son John Webster, the plntn. where my father lived with part of Best Endeavor on the E side Broad Run & the part of "Christophers Camp" I bought of Abraham Johns.
To dau. Susanna Webster, part of Rangers Lodge.
To son James Webster, 300a of Friendship on Bush River I bought of James Lee, Friendship Addition, Little Worth, & Addition to Little Worth (all adj.).
To dau. Casandra Webster, 1/2 of Webbs Neglect adj. Samuel Webb.
To daus. Eizabeth, Sarah,Alisanna, & Ann Webster.
To son Samuel Webster, on my wife's d., my dw. plntn., the 50a I bought of John Beaver, & the house & lot in Charles Town (??).
All other lands are to be equ. div. betw. my wife & 13 chldn.
Executors: 3 sons, Isaac (heir at law), John, & James Webster.
Wit: Robert Adair, John Paca,
Thos & Elizabeath Treadway,
Thos. White, Aaron Maccomas.
1 Nov. 1759, sworn by Robert Adair, Thos. Treadway & Aaron Maccomas.
"Dublin was part of a 4,735 acre tract of land patented to Dr. Charles Carroll of Annapolis, Maryland. He was issued a patented certificate on June 15, 1721. The tract lying north of Deer Creek was known as 'Arabia Petrea.'
In 1744 (deed Mar 20 1734) Dr. Carroll sold 'Arabia Petrea' to Isaac Webster and Jacob Giles. Isaac and Jacob were brothers-in-law. Isaac and Jacob in turn sold off part to new settlers moving into the area. " Dublin History”.
Jacob Giles Jr. m.1stly 1729 Hannah Webster in Deer Creek, Maryland, and m.2ndly 1739 Johanna Phillips. He became one of the richest men in Harford County.
Will of Josias Middlemore, Baltimore Co., 2 Sep 1754
Friend, Capt. Samuel Lawrence of London, England
Friend Capt. Jerningham Bigg of London.
Friend, Edward Hankin of London.
Joseph Bezely & Edwd. Hankin, Websters Inlargement & Aron Spring Neck, adj.
Friend, John Paca, Sr., Middlemores Defence & Swan Harbour, head of Swan Crk.
Friend,William Dallam, money due on bond of 1748.
Richard Dallam, s. o. Wm. & Elizabeth Dallam (on the d. of my wife, Frances Middlemore), Palmers Points, & for want of issue, to his bro.Josias Dallam.
Wife & extrx.
Wit: Robt. Adair, Nathan Richardson,Jacob Lusby.
26 March 1755, sworn by Adair & Lusby, affirmed by Richardson (Quaker).
Will of Frances Middlemore, Baltimore Co., 11 Aug 1755,
widow of Dr. Josias Middlemore.
To Josias Dallam (s. o. Wm & Elizth. Dallam), Fanny's Inheritance & The Union, on the W side Swann Crk. near the Cranberry.
To Richd. Dallam & Josias Dallam, Palmers Forest, on the W side Swan Crk.
To Susanna Hall (d. o. John & Susanna Hall), Inventon, on the W side Spesutia Crk.
To Henrietta Holland, (d. o. Francis & Susanna Holland), Middle Mores Angles, on the br. of Swan Crk.
My exec. sell to Alexr. McComas (s. o. Alexr.) Edinburgh 100a.
To Goldsmith / Gouldsmith Garrettson (s. o. Geo. & Martha Garretttson), The Grove, near the head of Musketo Crk.
To Garrett Garrettson, Gouldsmith Garrettson, George Garrettson, & Phenetta Garrettson & Mary Garrettson (chldn. of Geo. & Martha Garrettson).
To Geo. Goldsmith / Gouldsmith Presbury, Wm Roberson Presbury, George Presbury, & Martha Presbury (chldn. of Geo. Presbury).
To Mary, Elizth., Martha, Frances, & Susannah Paca (d. o. John & Elizth. Paca).
To Geo. Presbury, Sr.
To Martha Garrettson (wife o. George Garrettson).
To Frances Garrettson (d.o. George & Martha Garrettson).
To Michael Webster & wife.
To Capt. Wm. Bradford & wife.
Exec: John Paca, Sr.
Wit: Robt. Adair,
Nath Richardson, Jacob Lusby, Jno. Gallion,
Wm. Bradford, Elizth. Phebry [Presbury?].
Wit. to cod. 13 Feb. 1758, Jno. Gallion, Elizth. Presbun [Presbury?].
17 May 1759, sworn by Adair & Lusby.