Legacy for Kensey Johns mentioned in the will of Richard Johns written at Calvert Cliffs, 15 AUG 1717.
I have formerly made over to my son Kensey Johns the moyety of a parcel of land called Meares containing about 200 acres and also 100 acres adjoining being part of the tract I now dwell upon called Angellica. I do now give to my son Kensey Johns one other 100 acres part of my tract of land called Angellica adjoining that I formerly gave him. I also give part of a tract of land called Whittes Rest which I bought of James Belcamp containing 157 ½ acres and also that parcel I bought of William Griffen and his wife called Chance containing 50 acres.
Will of Kensey Johns, Calvert County MD, 1729,
Johns, Kensey,Calvert Co.,31st day, 1st mo. (March), 1729; 16th July, 1729.
To son Richard and hrs., 200 A. dwell. plan. “Mears,” 200 A. of “Angellica,” adj., and 1 lot in Prince Frederick Town, west of Court House.
To son Benjamin and hrs., 76 A. of “Whittles Rest,” formerly in poss. of Spicanell and Thompson; 50 A. of same tract, formerly in poss. of Robert Woodin; also 157 A. same tract, formerly in poss. of James Beacham; 200 A. “Darby,” 50 A. “Chance,” 115 A. “Ball,” 50 A. “Addition to Ball,” and 1 lot in town afsd., east of Court House.
To son Samuel and hrs., 367 A. “Gunterton,” bou. of William Warring; 50 A. “Hardisty,” adj., bou. of Fielder Parker.
To son Kensey and hrs., 180 A. of “Truman's Chance,” bou. of Alphonso Cosden; 500 A. “Christopher's Camp,” Baltimore Co.
To daus. Eliza, Rachel and Mary, personalty at 16 or marriage.
To the Quakers, £6. To 7 child. afsd., residue of estate; sons to receive portions at age of 18. Cargo of goods in hand and debts due in tobacco to be disposed of for benefit of estate.
Exs.: Sons Richard and Benjamin.
Overseers: Bros. Isaac Johns and Samuel Chew, of Maid Stone; George Harris and Benjamin Hance.
Test: Constance Young, George Beck, Josiah Burton. 19, 771.
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