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. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M33), 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.