An American Family History

The Pattison Family


Gilbert Pattison was born about 1671.

Gilbert's father may have been Thomas Pattison.

He married Ann Jones.

Ann and and Gilbert's children included:
Elizabeth Pattison Hopper (about 1692, married James Hopper, son of Robert Hopper), and
Gilbert Pattison, Jr. (1696, married Sarah Sympson).

Between 1692 and 1699 Gilbert and Ann Pattison sold 170 acres in Anne Arundel County, Maryland called Yates Inheritance to William Johnson and John Richardson.

Gilbert died on January 5, 1699 when he was 27. He was buried at All Hallows Church in Anne Arundel County.




Jane Pattison (widow) 11A.45 W AA
Jun 6 1692
Bequests: daughter Jane Rylie, grandson James Ryley, daughter Sarah Whitehead, grandchild Charles Whitehead son of Charles & Sarah, grandchild Thomas Whitehead, child Ann wife of Gilbert Pattison.
Executors: 4 children: Francis Johnson, William Johnson, Jane Rylee, Sarah Whitehead.
Witnesses: James Powley (also James Pooley), Leonard Wayman, John Richardson.


Giliburt Pattisson 19.115 I £45.5
6 Jul 4 1699
Appraisers: Lennord Wayman, Robert Hopper.

Gilbert Pattison 20.185 A £45.5.5 #6855
Apr 6 1700
Payments to: Thomas Reynolds, Peter Paggen & Co., Richard Ducket, William Nicholson for use of Peter Pagan & Co., William Taylard.
Administratrix: Mrs. Ann Pattison.

Gilbert Pattison 25.327 A AA £77.18.4 £36.12.5 Jul 25 1706
Payments to: Thomas Larking, Leo. Wayman, Charles Tylley. Executrix: Ann Cheeney (relict), wife of Charles Cheeney.

The first European settlements in Maryland were made in 1634 when English settlers created a permanent colony. This colony was established with religious freedom for Catholics. The colonial economy was based on tobacco cultivated by African slaves.

from Maryland Calendar of Wills: Volume 2
23rd Sept., 1697; 1st Apr., 1698.
Will of James Pattison St. Mary's Co., Maryland.

To John Hall, personalty.

To grandchild., child. of dau. Elinor Harbert, now wife of William Herbert [Harbart], formerly wife of John Angell, viz., James, John, and Angelor Angell, Vitires, Luke, Michael, Francis and Mark Harbert, and grandson John Hammond, son of Daniel Hammond, dec'd, personalty as each reaches his majority.

To Ann Angell and hrs., certain tract of land.

To John Angell and hrs., certain tract of land

To Angelor Angell and hrs., land on St. Jerome's Plain.

To Francis Herbert and hrs., land on St. Jerome's Plain.

To Mark Harbert and hrs., tract of land.

To dau. Ellinor Harbert and hrs., testator's part of Churchill; and new dwelling plantation, during her life and the life of her husband, James Harbert.

To Luke Harbert and hrs., The New Ground.

To Michael Harbert and hrs., parcel of land (unnamed).

To Vitriss Harbert and hrs., tract of land.

To James Angell and hrs., home plantation at the death of his mother Elinor and father-in-law [step-father] William Herbert.

To John Stills and hrs., land.

In event of death of all the Angell hrs. their lands to pass to the Harberts, and in like manner there being no Harbert hrs. Angells to inherit their portion.

Dau. Ellinor afsd to collect all rents during her lifietime; her son James Angell to succeed her.
Exs.: William and Ellinor Harbert afsd
Test: Thos. Jameson, Thos. Hathcrsal, Philip DelPoole

Charles County is in south central Maryland and was created in 1658. The first settlers were mainly English tobacco planters, their indentured servants and enslaved people. Many of of the settlers were Roman Catholic. The county, as originally laid out, also included parts of present day Calvert, Prince George's and St. Mary's Counties.

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