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George BECKWITH

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  • Name George BECKWITH 
    Birth Bef 29 Mar 1606  Featherstone, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christening 29 Mar 1606  Featherstone, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born Bef 29 Mar 1610  Featherstone, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 29 Mar 1610  Featherstone, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1648  MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Nov 1676  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index ®, Copyright © 1980, 2002, data as of December 23, 2010, Batch No.: P004991, Dates: 1558 - 1812, Source Call No.: 0098531, Type: Film, Printout Call No.: 1235391, Type: Film, Sheet: 00:

      GEORGE BECKWITH
      Male
      Event(s):
      Christening: 29 MAR 1610 Featherstone, Yorkshire, England

      Parents:
      Father: THO. BECKWITH

      (2) Beckwith, Paul, The Beckwiths, Albany, NY: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1891, pp. 16, 29-30:

      . . . George Beckwith, was baptized at Featherstone Mch. 29th, 1610, and emigrated to Maryland in the year 1648, in company with Secretary John Hatton and others. He landed at St. Marys. George Beckwith represented in the line of primogeniture the Beckwith family, as far as known, and the author of this work, in the line of primogeniture, is his last male descendent.

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      George Beckwith, . . . born at Featherstone Castle, Yorkshire; baptized there March 29th, 1606 [sic: should be 1610]; he emigrated to Maryland in 1648; and was a merchant and planter at his manor of land called "St. Joseph," situated at Point Patience on the Patuxent river, Calvert County, Maryland, inherited by his wife from her father. He, with other Protestant gentlemen of Maryland, was a signer of a declaration commending the liberal administration of Lord Baltimore, in allowing the Protestants undisturbed worship of their religion. As a follower of Lord Baltimore's party he participated in the battle of Ann Arundell; after their defeat, with the Catholic party took refuge in Virginia, where he remained two years, returning to Maryland in 1657. In 1676 he went to England on business, and falling ill, died in the city of London, November, 1676. Married Frances, daughter and heiress of Nicholas Hervy, Lord of the Manor of "St. Joseph" and member of the House of Burgesses, who emigrated to Maryland, from London, in 1641. She died, about the time of her husband's death, at the manor home in Maryland, leaving their children all minors.

      [Children:] . . .

      [i] Mary; married John Miles of Calvert Co. previous to 1676. . . .

      [ii] Elizabeth; married Elias Nuttall of Calvert Co., previous to 1676. . . .

      [iii] Charles. . . .

      [iv] Barbara; a minor in 1676. . . .

      [v] Margarette; a minor in 1676.
    Person ID I24592  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 

    Father Thomas BECKWITH,   b. Abt 1569,   bur. 12 Jan 1615, Featherstone, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Barbara MILBURN,   d. 1644, Featherstone, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F10800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances HERVEY,   d. Abt 1676, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 22:51:11 
    Family ID F10802  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart