All Aspiring Inventories with a Kitchen listed or assumed
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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;

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;

Allerton, Willoughby of Westmoreland, VA   10/17/1759   Aspiring

Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Closets; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; County borders Potomac River; Quarters; Room by room; Slaves;

Ashley, William of Norfolk, VA   8/4/1753   Aspiring-
Barely enough equipage to enter aspiring category.
Important features are: Urban; Dairy; Kitchen; Livestock; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Ball, Sarah of Lancaster, VA   10/8/1742   Aspiring
No bedsteads listed -- beds detailed as bedsteads in most cases.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Cellar; Dairy; Female; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; Quarters; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Bertrand, William of Lancaster, VA   6/19/1761   Aspiring
Designation "in store" not included in detailed report. Two cellars: 1 following store (cellar,s) and the other following dairy (cellar, d)
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Cellar; Dairy; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; Room by room; 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, Elizabeth of Pr Georges, MD   1/18/1799   Aspiring
Lumber room. 1 slave listed with time until freedom. China & glass on mantlepiece & in the cupboard with sash doors. Tavern.?
Important features are: Urban; Books noted; Closets; Female; Kitchen; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Room by room; Slaves;

Brown, John of Pr Georges, MD   11/19/1799   Aspiring
Contains a ferry boat, battoe, canoe, seine & ropes. Tobacco at Pig Point and Nottingm Ware houses. Partial RxR. Patuxent side of PGC?
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Kitchen; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Room by room; Slaves;

Butler, Lawrence of Westmoreland, VA   1/1/1766   Aspiring+
NOTE: Dairy is possibly in cellar which contains dairy utensils. See location: cellar
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Cellar; Closets; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; County borders Potomac River; Room by room; Slaves; Tools; Wash house;

Chichester, Richard of Fairfax, VA   11/29/1796   Aspiring+
NEWINGTON PLANTATION Inventory designations of "household furniture" "kitchen furniture" "plate" and "glass china earthen & tin ware." Harpiscord listed.
Important features are: Rural; Kitchen; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves;

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;

Conway, Col. Edwin of Lancaster, VA   10/7/1763   Aspiring
No values given.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Cellar; Closets; Dairy; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Craine, Capt. James of Lancaster, VA   1/24/1789   Aspiring
See also at Gunston Hall another inventory from Virginia Historical Society, with other
Important features are: Rural; Cellar; Closets; Kitchen; Livestock; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Fauntleroy, Maj. Moore of Richmond, VA   3/7/1758   Aspiring

Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Cellar; Kitchen; Livestock; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Fitzhugh, John of Stafford, VA   12/15/1809   Aspiring
Uses $ and lbs. interchangeably. Totals are in lbs.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Kitchen; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Slaves; Tools;

Glascock, Gregory of Richmond, VA   5/13/1752   Aspiring
Lists bed as furniture--in inventory "half standing beds" & "standing beds." Furniture listed as textile-bedding. Kitching* listed as kitchen.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Cellar; Dairy; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Glasscock, John of Richmond, VA   7/5/1756   Aspiring
INDIAN FIELD. Meat stores not detailed. No bedsteads listed therefore: Beds=furniture; furniture=textiles-bedding.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Cellar; Closets; Dairy; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; Quarters; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Green, Sarah of York, VA   4/1/1759   Aspiring
Minimal for aspiring, many items described as "old." Paintings by name.
Important features are: Urban; Books noted; Closets; Female; Kitchen; Room by room; Slaves;

Griffin, Thomas W. of Richmond, VA   9/25/1761   Aspiring
No slaves are listed in the inventory. One room listed as: chamber & boys room.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Cellar; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; Quarters; Room by room; 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;

Hornby, Daniel of Richmond, VA   4/11/1750   Aspiring
Articles in store not included. Inventory not valued.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Cellar; Dairy; Kitchen; Livestock; Merchant; Out buildings; Quarters; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Hornsby, Thomas of York, VA   8/17/1772   Aspiring
Inventory for town house= Brick house & red house included in detail. Plantations not detailed. "Goods on Hand" not itemized in inventoroy.
Important features are: Urban; Books noted; Cellar; Kitchen; Livestock; Merchant; Out buildings; Quarters; Room by room; Slaves;

Hunter, Capt. John of Elizab City, VA   7/8/1795   Aspiring
Several closets.
Important features are: Urban; Books noted; Closets; Dairy; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; Room by room; Slaves;

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;

Lewis, Thomas of Fairfax, VA   12/1/1749   Aspiring
Plantation on Doeg Creek & one called Difficult Plantation. Chaff beds in house & kitchen. Difficult not detailed. Clothing.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Cellar; Dairy; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; County borders Potomac River; Quarters; Room by room; 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;

McCarty, Billington of Richmond, VA   4/22/1773   Aspiring

Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Cellar; Dairy; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; Room by room; Slaves;

Montague, Colo. James of Middlesex, VA   1/28/1782   Aspiring
No bedsteads: Detailed as: BED: furniture-sleeping-bed & FURNITURE:
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Kitchen; Livestock; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Montague, William of Middlesex, VA   7/2/1754   Aspiring+
Inventory lists the contents of 4 quarters: Piscataway, Dragon, Chaney's, & Cliff -- contents of these spaces have not been detailed.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Closets; Dairy; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; Quarters; Room by room; 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;

Peachey, Samuel, Gent. of Richmond, VA   1/1/1751   Aspiring
Minimal amount of cutlery - 1 dozn case knives. Lists quarters: Piscataway, Adocks, & Phillips. List of books. Cubboard* is cupboard,
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Cellar; Closets; Dairy; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; Quarters; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Reynolds, William of Anne Arundel, MD   5/17/1777   Aspiring
Tavern Keeper? Inventory contains 21 beds! Items in Hat Shop-not & yard not detailed.
Important features are: Urban; Books noted; Cellar; Kitchen; Room by room; Slaves;

Scott, Dr. Willialm of Pr William, VA   3/2/1742   Aspiring
Probate inventory recorded in Stafford County Will Book Liber M 1729-1748
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Closets; Kitchen; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Room by room; 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;

Singleton, Joshua of Richmond, VA   11/18/1773   Aspiring
Items listed in buffat,* (detail as: buffet=) including ceramics, glassware, and tea pot. No bedsteads: bed=furniture; furniture=bedding.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Cellar; Dairy; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; Quarters; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Suggitt, John of Richmond, VA   11/19/1773   Aspiring-
Contains only 6 teaspoons & 14 k & 18 forks.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Closets; Kitchen; Livestock; Room by room; 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;

Sydnor, William of Lancaster, VA   8/6/1751   Aspiring-
Kitchen listed as: "kitchen & other out places." bed=furniture & furniture=beds. Lists of clothing. Long list of carpenters tools, not detailed. Barely aspiring.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Closets; Dairy; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; Quarters; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Tarpley, Traverse of Richmond, VA   6/6/1768   Aspiring
Outbuildings listed: spinning house, meat house, cyder house, dairy loft. Page 5 contains misc. objects - mixture of hh & agricultural items.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Closets; Dairy; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Thornton, Peter Presley of Northumberld, VA   11/4/1780   Aspiring
NORTHUMBERLAND HOUSE Value listed in "old price ." 31 years at time of death. See attached Dispersal of Estate. Quarters not detailed.
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Cellar; Kitchen; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Quarters; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Wade, Zehpaniah of Fairfax, VA   7/1/1746   Aspiring
Also contains a mill and shed which contains bedding.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Closets; Dairy; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; County borders Potomac River; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Washington, Capt. John of Stafford, VA   7/12/1743   Aspiring
Bedsteads listed in hall closet, parlor*, and parlor* closet. No values given.
Important features are: Rural; Books noted; Closets; Kitchen; Livestock; County borders Potomac River; Room by room; Slaves; Tools;

Webb, William of Richmond, VA   1/1/1768   Aspiring
livestock listed but no tools other than carts & 1 plough.. Rural ?
Important features are: Rural; Books titled; Closets; Dairy; Kitchen; Livestock; Out buildings; Room by room; Slaves;

Wells, George of York, VA   5/20/1754   Aspiring
Inventory contains shoemaker's equipment & extensive description of men's clothing. A baker?
Important features are: Urban; Closets; Kitchen; Out buildings; Room by room;

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;


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