Abstracts of Land Records Anne Arundel County, Maryland, Vol I, edited by Rosemary B. Dodd and Patricia M. Bausell, p.17.
Deed of Gift Page: 106
Grantors: Richard Beard, AA Co., Gent., son and sole heir of Richard Beard late of AA Co., of Annapolis City, decd.
Grantee: Col. John Nicholson
Date: 29 Aug 1681
Date Recorded: 19 Mar 1705
Consideration: love, goodwill and affection Richard Beard, decd., had for his daughter Rebecca, lately intermarried with John Nicholson and to loving sister of Richard Beard
Signature: Richard Beard ...
Other Pertinent Information: Rerecorded at request of Col. John Nicholson.