Harding, John

Male 1683 - 1752  (68 years)


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  • Name Harding, John  [1, 2, 3
    Born 25 Mar 1683  Upper Marlboro, Prince Georges Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Land 5 Jun 1719  Prince George's Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Hardings Choice, present day Four Corners, Silver Spring, Montgomery Co., MD, Patented Certificate 1035 Beale, William; Hardins Choice; 122 Acres
      folio 171/756 Indenture, 5 Jun 1719
      From: William Beall, planter of Prince George's County
      To: John Harding planter of Prince George's County
      For #16 a tract of land called Harding's Choice in Prince George's County on the north side of the north west branch of the Eastern Branch of the Potomac in Prince George's County; at the mouth of a small run a little above the falls of the said branch; containing 110 acres
      /s/ William Beall
      Wit: Patrick Hepburn, Basil Waring
      Acknowledge Mary Beall, wife of William; enrolled 9 July 1719
      Hardine Choice, 122 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Beale, William 1722 Patent Record FF 7, p. 370 0 0 MSA S 1596-2099
      Hardine Choice, 122 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Beale, William 1722 Patent Record FF 7, p. 371 0 0 MSA S 1596-2100
      Hardine Choice, 122 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Beale, William 1722 Patent Record CE 1, p. 393 0 0 MSA S 1596-2101
    Land 1739  Prince George's Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Hardings Choice, Prince George's County Circuit Court
      Land Surveys and Condominium Plats
      Hardings Choice, 126 Acres; Certificate Developer/Owner: Harding, John 1739 Patent Record EI 5, p. 496
      Hardings Choice, 126 Acres; Patent Developer/Owner: Harding, John 1739 Patent Record LG B, p. 138
      Certificate 126, Liber E&I#5 Folio 496, Patent 126 Liber Lg#B Folio 138
      now in Four Corners, Silver Spring, Montgomery County
      left 100 a to wife Elizabeth
    Land 8 Oct 1743  Prince George's Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Butler's Park 117 acres, now Montgomery County, Butler's Park resurveyed for Capt. John Bradford as guardian to Thomas Butler formerly in 2 tracts of land called the Hermitage and Joseph Park, beginning at a bounded red oak which was the bound tree between The Hermitage and Joseph's Park. Patented 12/10/1714
      conveyed to John Harding by Thomas Butler
    Alt. Death 1752  Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Property Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 117 a. Th Hermitage, left in will to sons Charles and Elias
    Will 1752  Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • JOHN HARDING'S WILL
      Proved February 5, 1752
      Will dated 11 Feb. 1751/2, very sick.
      To wife Elizabeth: tract Harding's Choice, being 100 acres in lieu of her thirds of my land.
      Sons Charles and Elias: 117 acres of the Hermitage equally; Charles' 58 1/2 acres to be laid out in the lower part, now called Chance. To sons Edward and Grove: 5 shillings each
      The Negroes Coger, Sal and Judey be valued by 2 men and equally divided between my 6 children: Charles, Luis, Elizabeth, Lucy, Cassia, Ursely.
      Residue of estate to wife Elizabeth, she also executor.
      Witness: Samuel Beall Jr.
      John Adamson
      John Tannihill
      Proved February 5, 1752 by 3 witnesses.
    Died Jan 1752  Montgomery Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 11 Jan 1752  Rockville, Montgomery Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Rock Creek Parish
    Probate 1753  Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Hardin, John, Admin. Accts Liber 34, Folio 191, also Liber A no. 1, folio 24
      Balances of FInal Distribution liber1, folio 80
    _UID 10FFC341EA1B482EB881336AC56A49C39FA9 
    Person ID I3482  Buyer, Stier and Related Families
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2009 

    Family Williams, Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1695, Prince George's Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1769, Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 1717  Rock Creek, Chevy Chase, Prince George's Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 70360DC2CBDA449AB3EE7347361A5FCED08F 
    Children 
     1. Harding, Charles,   b. 26 Nov 1711, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1792  (Age 80 years)
     2. Harding, Elizabeth,   b. 28 Oct 1713, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Harding, Mary,   b. 8 Sep 1715, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Harding, John Jr.,   b. 29 Apr 1718, Prince George's Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 18 Apr 1749  (Age < 30 years)
     5. Harding, Edward Solluck,   b. 20 Jun 1720, Montgomery Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1768  (Age > 49 years)
     6. Harding, Gary Owen,   b. Abt 1722, Montgomery Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Harding, Lewis,   b. 20 Apr 1722, Montgomery Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Harding, Lucy,   b. 24 Oct 1724, Layhill, Montgomery Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1768, Colesville, Montgomery Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     9. Harding, Keziah,   b. 1726, Rock Creek, Frederick, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1768  (Age < 41 years)
     10. Harding, Usly,   b. 1728, Rock Creek, Frederick, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1768  (Age > 41 years)
     11. Harding, Elias,   b. 4 Jul 1728,   d. 1799-1800  (Age 71 years)
     12. Harding, Grove,   b. 1 Sep 1729, Rock Creek, Chevy Chase, Prince George's Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2 Apr 1782, Amherst Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 52 years)
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2005 
    Family ID F1195  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Mar 1683 - Upper Marlboro, Prince Georges Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 5 Jun 1719 - Prince George's Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 1739 - Prince George's Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 8 Oct 1743 - Prince George's Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Death - 1752 - Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - - Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 1752 - Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Jan 1752 - Montgomery Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Jan 1752 - Rockville, Montgomery Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 1753 - Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Harding Rock Creek Cemetery
    Harding Rock Creek Cemetery

    Headstones
    Harding John Headstone
    Harding John Headstone
    Harding John Headstone
    Harding John Headstone

  • Notes 
    • probate records, inventories and accounts, Harding John 1695 liber 10 folio 455
      testamentary papers John Harding 1695 box 8 folio 39 additional inventory
      appraisers William Wilkinson, John Hayees April 8 1695

      Strawbridge, Sarah, widow of Joseph Strawbridge,Back R., Balto. Co.,30th Mch., 1699;
      10th Apr., 1699.
      To daus. Susanna Strawbridge and Mary Harding, and to Ann Reeves, and their hrs., personalty.
      All child. to remain on plantation during minority. Son Samuel Harding to be of age at 18 yrs. and to possess estate left him by his father, John Harding.
      Ex.: Nich: Heale.
      Test: Edward Collington, Sarah Stanbury, Ann Reeves, Edward Collins. 6. 260.
      MARYLAND CALENDAR OF WILLS: Volume 2
      VOLUME II.

  • Sources 
    1. [S49] Ancestry World Tree.

    2. [S799] Will of John Harding Frederick county Wills Liber al folio 74 dated feb 11 1751/2 probated 5 feb 1752.

    3. [S164] Colonial Settlers of Prince George's County, Maryland.

    4. [S723] The Hardings of Prince Georges, Montgomery and Frederick Counties, Janice L Harding, (June 1996, (8616 Richmond Avenue, Baltimore, Md),).

    5. [S469] Maryland State Archives Land Patents Index.

    6. [S283] Harding Families, Hurley, William Neal Jr., (Heritage Books, 2002).

    7. [S365] Land Office Rent Rolls Prince George's County, Keddie, Leslie and Neil, (vol. 3 1700-1725).