Person:William Short (28)

William Short
d.11 Oct 1853
m. 3 Mar 1812
  1. Mary Ann Short1814 - 1882
  2. William Short1816 - 1853
m. 30 Dec 1837
  1. Mary Virginia ShortAbt 1838 -
Facts and Events
Name William Short
Gender Male
Birth[3][6] 18 Jul 1816 Cecil, Maryland, United States
Census[1] 1820 Cecil, Maryland, United States
Marriage 30 Dec 1837 Frederick, Maryland, United Statesto Elizabeth Spoont
Census[2] 1840 Frederick, Maryland, United States
Property[7] 5 Nov 1842 Frederick, Maryland, United Statespurchased lots in Point of Rocks at sale
Other[5] 3 Feb 1843 Frederick, Maryland, United Statesnamed as son in mother's will
Property[7] 12 Jul 1844 Frederick, Maryland, United Statesdeed for land purchase signed
Census[3] 1850 Frederick, Maryland, United States
Death[6][4] 11 Oct 1853
Probate[8] 20 Nov 1854 Frederick, Maryland, United States
Burial[6] Point of Rocks, Frederick, Maryland, United StatesSt. Paul's Episcopal Church
  1. Cecil, Maryland, in United States. 1820 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 147, Primary quality.

    David Short, 1 male under 10, 1 male 16 to 26 [b. 1794-1804], 1 male 45 and older, 1 female under 10, 1 female 16 to 26, 1 female over 45; 1 person employed in agriculture

  2. Buckeye, Frederick, Maryland, in United States. 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Primary quality.

    Wm. Short, 1 male 20-29, 1 female under 5, 1 female 20-29
    [Note: on same page as Jas. L. Wilson, named with William in mother's will; also Jno Butcher and Dan'l Duval, witnesses to mother's will]

  3. 3.0 3.1 Buckeys Town, Frederick, Maryland, in United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 187, Fam 187, Primary quality.

    Shorts, William, 33, Laborer, RE = $300, b. MD
    , Elizabeth, 38, b. VA
    , Mary V., 12, b. MD
    [previous HH = Letecia Wilson and family]

  4. Buckeys Town, Frederick, Maryland, in United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 2248, Fam 2308, Primary quality.

    Short, Eliza, 59, RE = $400, PE = $100, b. MD
    Russell, Wm, 35, policeman, b. MD
    , Mary, 22, b. MD
    , Ina, 2, b. MD
    , Jos., 10 mon, b. MD

  5. Will of Mary (Segars) Short, in Segars Family Documents, Primary quality.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Holdcraft, Jacob Mehrling. Names in stone : 75,000 cemetery inscriptions from Frederick County, Maryland. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1985), Vol II, p. 1025, Secondary quality.

    Short, William
    18 July 1816 - 11 Oct 1853
    Point of Rocks, St. Paul's Episcopal Church

  7. 7.0 7.1 Frederick County (Maryland), Circuit Court, Deeds, Liber HS 21, 1843-1844. Maryland State Archives, pp. 561-564, Primary quality.

    Indenture, 12 July 1844
    Between Charles Johnson of Frederick County, Maryland
    And William Short of same place
    Whereas by a decree of Frederick County Court sitting as a Court of Cancery on 18 Aug 1842 (Equity Docket 1802), Charles Johnson was authorized to sell real estate, and on 5 Nov 1842 he sold to William Short the following lots in the Village Point of Rocks, being parts of a tract of land called “The Mine Bank Farm”
    To wit Lots No. 17 & 18, Beginning to imbrace [sic] said lots No. 17 and 18 in one general outline at a stone planted at the NE corner of Lot 16 it being the Southern limit of the Baltimore & Ohio Rail Road and running thence with the said Southern limit allowing 3/4 degree for variation South 84 degrees E 8 perches to a stone now planted at the NE corner of said lot No. 18 then south 6 deg W until it intersects the northern limit of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal then by & with the said Northern Limit Westerly until it strikes a stone planted at the South East corner of Lot No. 16 then [ ] line of lot 16 to the place of beginning;
    Also Lots No. 73 and 84, Beginning to embrace the said Lots in one general outline at a stone planted at the SE corn of Lot 72, it being in the Northern Margin of Commerce Street, & running thence binding on Commerce Street south 84 and 3/4 deg E 60 ft to a stone planted, then at right angles N 5 and 1/4 deg E 132 ft to a stone planted in the southern margin of Clay street it being at the North East corner of said Lot 84 then binding on clay Street North 84 and 3/4 deg W 60 ft to a stone planted, then S 5/14 deg W 132 ft to the place of beginning reference being had to the plat of said Village in Liber HS No. 1 folios 231 & 232
    For the sum of $135.75
    Signed Charles Johnson
    Witness R. H. Marshall

  8. Frederick County (Maryland), General Index to final Administration Accounts, 1820-1893. Maryland State Archives T1221.

    Short, William - Elizabeth Short Admr, Final Acct: 20 Nov 1854, 1st and final acct.