Person:William Boulden (4)

William Boulden
d.Bef 10 Sep 1829
  • HWilliam BouldenAbt 1783 - Bef 1829
  • WMargaret Taylorabt 1785 - Bef 1837
m. 7 Jun 1803
  1. Rachel Boulden1800 - 1839
  2. Elizabeth BouldenAbt 1809 - 1887
  3. Richard Boulden - Bef 1835
  4. George Boulden
Facts and Events
Name William Boulden
Gender Male
Birth[2] Abt 1783 Maryland, United States
Other[6] 30 Mar 1803 Cecil, Maryland, United StatesManumission of slave
Marriage 7 Jun 1803 Cecil, Maryland, United Statesto Margaret Taylor
Census[3] 1810 Cecil, Maryland, United States
Other[6] 5 Oct 1814 Cecil, Maryland, United Statespurchased slave
Other[7] 25 Jan 1817 Cecil, Maryland, United Statesappointed a Trustee to sell the estate of Benjamin Wilson
Property[1] 10 Feb 1817 Cecil, Maryland, United States
Census[4] 1820 Cecil, Maryland, United States
Death[5] Bef 10 Sep 1829
  1. Cecil County, in Maryland, United States. Maryland Land Records, JS 13 & 38, p. 15-17, Primary quality.

    Indenture 10 Feb 1817
    between George Ray and Catherine his wife of Cecil County, Maryland
    and William Boulden of same place
    who paid $300
    for one undivided fourth share of part of "The Three Bohemia Sisters" heretofore sold by Samuel Glenn to Francis Segars on 10 Mar 1802, which said land Francis Segars died possessed thereof intestate and without issue, whereby the same descended to his heirs at law, of whom the said Catherine Ray is one
    Signed George x his mark Wray, Catherine x her mark Wray
    Witnesses Robert John, JP, William Hewitt JP

  2. Pedigree Resource File. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, c1999-), No. MMSH-552, Accessed 12 May 2012, Secondary quality.

    William Boulden, son of Richard Boulden and Mary, b. about 1783, m. Margaret Taylor 1803
    Ref: Rev. Patriots of Maryland, Cecil Co., M, pp. 10-12

  3. Cecil, Maryland, in United States. 1810 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Primary quality.

    Wm Bouldin, 1 male under 10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 26-44 [William], 3 females under 10, 2 females 16-25, 1 female 26-44 [Margaret]

  4. Elkton, Cecil, Maryland, in United States. 1820 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M33), Primary quality.

    William Boulden, 2 males under 10, 2 males 18-25, 1 male 26-44, 3 females 10-15, 1 female 45 and over

  5. Cecil County, in Maryland, United States. Maryland Land Records, Liber JS 27, Folio 180, Primary quality.

    Results of inquiry re: property ownership and damages incurred from construction of a road for use of carriages, waggons, carts or other vehicles for/by the Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland Steam Navigation Company. The Company was incorporated by an Act of the General Assembly of Maryland, passed at December 1825. The property in question extends from Fisher Street in the town of Elkton, MD, to the MD/DE border. Owners of property include:
    1st parcel = Thomas Biddle
    2nd parcel = Elizabeth Pearce and Sarah Ann Pearce, heirs of (NN) Pierce
    3rd parcel = 1/4 to the heirs of William Boulden: Rachel (Mrs. Samuel) Hogg, Elizabeth Boulden, Richard Boulden, and George Boulden; and that Margaret, widow of William Boulden has right of dower to the whole during her life time.
    ditto = 1/4 to Mrs. James Lake
    ditto = 1/4 to Mrs. David Short
    ditto = 1/4 to Francis Segers, Mary (Mrs. John) McWharter, and Reuben Segers;
    ditto = and that Mary, widow of Francis Segers, has right of dower to the whole of parcel 3 during her life time.

    Compensation for damages as follows:
    Thomas Bittle = $900.00
    Elizabeth Pearce and Sarah Ann Pearce = $550.00 each
    Samuel and Rachael Hogg = $33.50
    Elizabeth Boulden, Richard Boulden, George Boulden = $33.50 each
    James Lake and his wife = $153.12
    David Short and his wife = $153.12
    John McWater and his wife Mary = $51.04
    Francis Segers and Reuben Segers = $51.04 each
    Mary Segers, widow of Francis Segers = $87.50
    Margaret Boulden, widow of William Boulden = $19.14
    Members of the jury who determined the above, 12 good and lawful men freeholders in Cecil County not interested nor related to any of the owners of the lots and parcels of land concerned: Enoch Cloud, William Dinkhead, Thomas Russel, George R. Howard, Benjamin Bowen, John Ash, Jacob Ash, John M. Johnston, John Henderson, Alexander Scott, Henry Andrews, Samuel Thompson Jr. Sherrif: Thomas Miller Jr.
    Inquiry taken 10 September 1829

  6. 6.0 6.1 Cecil County (Maryland). Clerk of the Circuit Court. Land records, 1674-1850. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1948), Volumes 9-10, 1813-1815; FHL #0013837, Primary quality.

    9-40 -
    Know all men by these presents that I William Boulden of Cecil County, MD, "for divers good causes, and considerations me thereunto moving have liberated, manumitted and set free, . . . my negro man named James, Which I purchased of James Wallace . . . to be free from and after three years from the date hereof"
    dated 30 March 1803
    signed William Boulden
    Witnesses: Alex Kinkead, James Wallace
    30 March 1813 - Alex Kinkead confirmed above before a Justice of the Peace
    10-35 -
    Mary Segars of Cecil County, MD, for $200 paid by William Boulden of Cecil Co., MD
    sold to William Boulden "my negro girl named Sophia or Soph" and after she has served William Boulden his heirs or assigns for nine years from 1 Nov next to be free and clear of all service or servitude; if Sophia has children while serving William Boulden, they are to serve 30 years and then be free of servitude; if William Boulden sells the girl, it is not to be to anyone who will take her out of the state of MD
    signed 5 Oct 1814, Mary Segars
    Witnesses: Lewis Miller & N. L. Dawson

  7. Vol JS 11-12, 1815-1816; FHL #0013838, in Cecil County (Maryland). Clerk of the Circuit Court. Land records, 1674-1850. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1948).

    JS 12-421
    25 January 1817
    William Boulden of Cecil county, MD as trustee appointed by the Court of Chancery
    & Richard Boulden of same
    Decree of High Court of Chancery bearing date 17 October 1815 wherein Richard Boulden was plaintiff & heirs of Benjamin Wilson were defendants
    William Boulden was appointed a Trustee to sell the estate of Benjamin Wilson (an interest in) a certain water grist mill and lot of land, lying and being in Cecil County which had been mortgaged by Benjamin Wilson to Jonathon Hodson who died intestate leaving Stephen Hodson his only child and heir at law
    and the mortgage was by Stephen Hodson transferred to Richard Boulden (as described in the aforesaid proceedings)
    William Boulden did on 9 January 1816 sell the rights of Benjamin Wilson's heirs to Richard Boulden for $725
    Signed: William Boulden
    Witness: Robert John