Maryland Aspiring Inventories listing Tools
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Addison, Col. John of Pr Georges, MD   1/14/1765   Aspiring+
OXEN HILL? Spinning Room, Milk and Meel House. Items at Quarters and contents of meel* house not detailed. Items on pg /7 questionable room. Food & meat stores not detailed.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Cellar; Closets; Dairy; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; County borders Potomac River; Quarters; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Addison, Mrs. Eleanor of Pr Georges, MD   4/1/1761   Aspiring+
OXEN HILL? Incl's Garret & spinning room; great & little parlour; vehicles in store house detl'd, ferry boat:not detl'd. Kulikoff:large land holder. Prbly E.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Cellar; Closets; Dairy; Female; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; County borders Potomac River; Quarters; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Aderton, Dr. Joseph of Pr Georges, MD   4/23/1779   Aspiring+
Paintings & bird cages. Shop furniture medicine instruments & books L280. Items listed at "Swans Quarter" detailed.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Quarters; Slaves; Tools;

Allein, Mary of Anne Arundel, MD   4/21/1752   Aspiring
Inentory includes some of Mrs. Allein's clothing. Barely aspiring. Has 2 old ferry boats.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Cellar; Closets; Female; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; Quarters; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Barnes, Matthew of Charles, MD   2/25/1760   Aspiring-
William Eilbeck an appraiser. Cutlery-minimal other items for aspiring.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Baynes, John of Pr Georges, MD   8/9/1790   Aspiring+
See transcription for index of merchant stores. Personal estate begins on inventory page 57
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; Merchant; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Beall, Basil of Pr Georges, MD   12/1/1792   Aspiring
Apparently has a textile operation and cabinet maker--contains unfinished chairs and tables. Cyder press and all equipment. No bedsteads-beds=furniture, furnit=bedding.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Beall, John Fendall of Pr Georges, MD   5/8/1776   Aspiring-
Stores of grain, meat, vegetables and corn baskets not detailed. "Cradle" assumed furniture-not listed with farm implements. No bedsteads.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Belt, Colo Jeremiah of Pr Georges, MD   12/19/1768   Aspiring
Includes 2 iron backs. Contains wood working tools. Meat stores not detailed.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Belt, Tobias of Pr Georges, MD   7/18/1785   Aspiring-
Contains a meat house with "lumber"
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; Out buildings; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Boarman, Capt Henry of Charles, MD   1/15/1802   Aspiring+
Ceramics & cutlery for elite. Minimal furniture with exception of beds. Most inventory items listed as damaged.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Boarman, Leonard of Charles, MD   2/5/1794   Aspiring
Paint colours included: red & prussian blue. Seasons of the Year pictures listed.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Bowie, William, Sr. of Pr Georges, MD   7/10/1792   Aspiring
Kitchen items appear distinct from other inventory items.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Bradford, Henry of Pr Georges, MD   10/12/1784   Aspiring
23 pictures with glass, 4 without.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Brent, Henry of Charles, MD   6/7/1769   Aspiring
Contains good descriptions of wood furniture and a persepctive glass.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Brooke, Dr. Richard of Pr Georges, MD   5/16/1785   Aspiring
A number of Doctr instruments, shop listed but not itemized in inventory. Textile
Important features are: Rural; Kitchen; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Brookes, Benjamin of Pr Georges, MD   2/24/1800   Aspiring+
Possibly has another plantation at Upper Marlborough. Items grouped by material or function
Important features are: Rural; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Brown, Rev. Richard of Charles, MD   11/9/1789   Aspiring
Received too late for room use study. Contains a spinnet.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Buckland, William of Anne Arundel, MD   12/19/1774   Aspiring-
Inventory lists building materials & tools not included in detail.
Important features are: Urban; Books titled; Slaves; Tools;

Burgess, Dr. Richard of Pr Georges, MD   1/16/1794   Aspiring
Includes shop furniture, medicines & medical books (untitled). Contains a "chimney blind."
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Claget, Revd. Samuel of Charles, MD   11/13/1756   Aspiring-
Long list of books
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Clark, Mr. Thomas of Pr Georges, MD   11/1/1766   Aspiring
Bofatt,listed as buffet, with glassware & ceramics. 5 Rolls of painted paper. "Upstairs in old house" detailed as "chamb= oh"
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Closets; Kitchen; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Clements, Jacob of Charles, MD   12/2/1755   Aspiring
Quarter: Cornwallis's Neck. Grain stores and contents of quarter not detailed.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Quarters; Slaves; Tools;

Cole, Edward of Charles, MD   5/26/1761   Aspiring
Shop items page 279-280? & grain and meat stores not detailed. Inventory followed by 5 pages of debts due the deceased not copied. Lists oyster shells.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Quarters; Slaves; Tools;

Cunningham, John of Charles, MD   2/28/1750   Aspiring
Inventory lists earthenware and glass. Cutlery & linens sufficient for aspiring class.
Important features are: Urban; Books titled; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Davis, Eleazer of Charles, MD   4/7/1796   Aspiring
Meat and grain stores not detailed. Contains 10 rolls of paper for papering & painted ban
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Dent, William of Charles, MD   3/20/1757   Aspiring
William Eilbeck an appraiser. Possibly a physician, fabric stores, building materials, and
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Dyson, Dr. John of Charles, MD   7/17/1809   Aspiring+
Medical instruments included in detail.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Edelin, James of Pr Georges, MD   11/21/1768   Aspiring

Important features are: Rural; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Eversfield, Matthew of Pr Georges, MD   7/10/1800   Aspiring+
3 & 1/2 transcription pages of books listed. Possible names of house: "Map of Italy" or "New Tilgate" Includes 5 rolls house paper.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Hall, William of Anne Arundel, MD   5/1/1771   Aspiring-
ELK RIDGE PLANTATION 2 Beaufets* detailed as: buffet. 1 Bedstead in inventory. Beds detailed as: furniture, furniture as textiles.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Cellar; Kitchen; Livestock; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Hamilton, Alexander of Pr Georges, MD   10/18/1799   Aspiring+
Grain stores not itemized. Kitchen= cooking utensils separate from other HH items. Carpenter tools. Barn framing - work benches & ladder.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Hammersley, Francis of Charles, MD   5/13/1745   Aspiring-
Scant ceramics, large amount of pewter, table linen. K & F for 6. Kitchen assumed by placement. 1 bedstead named. A- because of early date.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Hanson, Hoskins of Charles, MD   8/11/1796   Aspiring
Includes "very small still for the use of a doctors shop." Does not have medicines or instruments. Items grouped by type.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Hanson, Samuel of Charles, MD   5/11/1741   Aspiring+
Lists: "feather bead*, bedstead & summer & winter furniture" Large stores of fabrics.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Hanson, Samuel of Charles, MD   12/8/1794   Aspiring
Inventory contains sugar nippers. Beds=furniture; furniture=bedding
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Harrison, Col. Richard of Charles, MD   1/31/1781   Aspiring
Taken because of books by title. For continuity see HRRSN89 & HRRSN90 for sons William & Robert. Very detailed lists of textiles & bedsteads.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Harrison, William of Charles, MD   12/15/1789   Aspiring
ST EDWARDS & ANTWERP QUARTER listed in inventory. Cattle age designated by "grasses." Grain stores not detailed.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Quarters; Slaves; Tools;

Hawkins, George T. of Pr Georges, MD   11/1/1785   Aspiring

Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Hawkins, Henry Holland of Charles, MD   11/16/1751   Aspiring
List of "new goods not been used" primarily textiles, not included in detail. No glassware in inventory. 11 Bedsteads.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Hawkins, John Stone, Gent. of Pr Georges, MD   2/1/1764   Aspiring
Floorcoverings, watch case, 3 bird cages Backgammon table, box, men & dice.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Hawkins, Randolph Morris of Charles, MD   5/5/1770   Aspiring-
Beds= textiles & furniture= textiles-- no bedsteads listed. Feather beds mentioned to warrant placing beds in textile category.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Holmes, Capt. Richard of Charles, MD   3/19/1749   Aspiring
A jointer listed as an indenture servant. Contains hardware stores.
Important features are: Rural; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Hutchison, George of Charles, MD   7/27/1791   Aspiring-
No glass ware. Meat & grains not detailed. Minimal for aspiring class.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Keene, Mr. Richard of Pr Georges, MD   9/30/1754   Aspiring+
Store inventory not detailed- Household detail begins on PAGE 4 with "inner room upstairs"
Important features are: Urban; Cellar; Closets; Dairy; Kitchen; Livestock; Merchant; Out buildings; County borders Potomac River; Quarters; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Key, James of Charles, MD   6/17/1779   Aspiring
Recieved too late for Room Use Study. Catalogue of 97 books plus more. Bed with copper
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Laidler, Capt. John of Charles, MD   4/6/1774   Aspiring
Inventory contains "91 yds stampt paper for a room 6d" Alcoholic beverage, page 56, & grain stores not detailed.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Lancaster, John of Charles, MD   2/6/1795   Aspiring+
Slaves children to age 15 listed in small groups, each with a woman. Textile production: loom, cards, hacles, &c.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Lansdale, Isaac of Pr Georges, MD   1/7/1779   Aspiring
Disproportionate number of slaves for number of tools.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Lawson, Mrs. Elizabeth of Pr Georges, MD   5/3/1766   Aspiring+
Kitchen assumed by item placement. Extensive list of women's clothing & sewing notions.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Female; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Magruder, Alexander Howard of Pr Georges, MD   11/1/1782   Aspiring
lists country made cups & saucers. Rinaldo Johnson a creditor. Possibly a tavern - Patuxent river. Has a plantation store
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Magruder, Nathaniel of Pr Georges, MD   1/10/1786   Aspiring
Includes smith's shop, barn, old milk house, meat house & store. Probably a taylor.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Dairy; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; County borders Potomac River; Quarters; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Marshall, Sabine Trueman of Charles, MD   3/18/1768   Aspiring
Spices, thread, & buttons not detailed. 2 sideboard covers listed-no sideboard. Patchwork quilts listed. Grains & meat stores not detailed.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Female; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

McPherson, John of Charles, MD   7/23/1798   Aspiring
No candlesticks in inventory, but brass & iron candlestands noted.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Morton, John of Pr Georges, MD   7/14/1794   Aspiring
Pr George inventory recorded in Charles Co. Includes "printing instruments 0.7.6." Meat & grain stores not in detail. Bed=furniture, furniture=textile
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Murdock, Mrs Margaret of Pr Georges, MD   4/20/1791   Aspiring
131 oz plate = L77.2.9. Pictures: "some in the passage above stairs."
Important features are: Rural; Female; Kitchen; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Neale, William of Charles, MD   4/29/1763   Aspiring
Lists high bedsteads & low bedsteads. Inventory contains listing for "treackle." Grain
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Nevison, James of Charles, MD   11/30/1759   Aspiring
More beds listed than bedsteads. Inventory appraised in "paper currancy of Maryland"
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

No Name of Pr Georges, MD   2/20/1800   Aspiring-
The inventory begins on page 301 of inventories 1796-1800 without an apparent name. (Borders old fashioned by 1800 - ED/94). Possibly David Burney.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Parham, Doctor Francis of Charles, MD   2/14/1757   Aspiring
Inventory contains list of medicines, not included in detail.
Important features are: Urban; Books titled; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Pile, Joseph of Charles, MD   8/26/1758   Aspiring
SARUM. (Rivoire: p. 36-41) Contains "suit of church stuff." Beds detailed as furniture & furniture as textile-bedding only 1 bedstead noted.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Ross, Dr. David of Pr Georges, MD   5/20/1780   Aspiring+
Possibly Georgetown. Half part owner of Frederick forge.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Ryan, Ignatius of Charles, MD   10/22/1807   Aspiring+
Probably includes a quarter, although unnammed. Kitchen unnamed but distinct. Meat & grain stores not detailed.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Quarters; Slaves; Tools;

Semmes, Joseph Milburn of Charles, MD   10/22/1764   Aspiring-
Includes paint colors: white, yallo* ochre, white lead & read* paint. A physician? - contains medicines, bag, & medical books.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Simpson, Ignatius of Charles, MD   2/15/1794   Aspiring
Good furniture descriptions. One slave, minimal livestock, only one hilling hoe.
Important features are: Urban; Books titled; Kitchen; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Smith, Mrs. Christian of Pr Georges, MD   3/24/1763   Aspiring+
Contains woman's desk, chair for child, prcl tin bakers
Important features are: Urban; Books noted; Female; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Stoddert, Walter Trueman of Charles, MD   11/10/1772   Aspiring
Beds= furniture, furniture= textile. No bedsteads listed.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Stoddert, William Trueman of Charles, MD   10/24/1793   Aspiring
Household furnishing listed at: POMONKEY QUARTER.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Quarters; Slaves; Tools;

Stoddert, William Trueman of Charles, MD   9/8/1770   Aspiring
No candlesticks listed, but has "candle stands."
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Swann, Edward of Pr Georges, MD   4/23/1805   Aspiring
Included in DB because of kitchen designation.
Important features are: Rural; Kitchen; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Turner, Zephaniah of Charles, MD   6/21/1794   Aspiring
No slaves or livestock in inventory, 11 old reap hooks noted. Stores of grains & meat not detailed. Limited inventory-scant furniture, w/o kitchen items.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; County borders Potomac River; Tools;

Wheeler, Lucy of Pr Georges, MD   5/15/1797   Aspiring
Grain stores not detailed. Thread not detailed.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Female; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Wilkinson, William M. of Charles, MD   5/22/1799   Aspiring
PRIORS CLEVE. (Rivoire, p. 42)
Important features are: Rural; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Woodward, Henry of Anne Arundel, MD   1/19/1764   Aspiring+
Widow married John Hesselius. Lists 194+ oz. new and old plate. Has property on north side of Severn. Minimal cutlery & glassware.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Cellar; Kitchen; Livestock; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Wootton, Turner of Pr Georges, MD   5/29/1797   Aspiring+
Includes 3 "plantations": free school, dwelling, & motgomery. Lists china in the "beaufat." Detailed as "buffet."
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Quarters; Slaves; Tools;


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