Descendants of

Sir Dudley DIGGES

by

The O'Neal Genealogy Association
 
 

First Generation *
Second Generation*
Third Generation*
Fourth Generation*
Fifth Generation *
Sixth Generation *
Seventh Generation*

First Generation

1. Sir Dudley DIGGES was born in 1583 and died in 1639, at age 56.

Research Notes: Sir Dudley Digges (1583-1639), who immigrated to Virginia in 1650. served as councilor in 1654 and by 1670-1675/76. was governor of Virginia from 1655 to 1658, Virginia's agent in England in 1658, and a member of the Council for Foreign Plantations from 1661 to 1664

Dudley married (name unknown).
Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 M i. Edward DIGGES was born circa 1631 and died in 1675-1676, at age 44. Edward married Elizabeth PAGE.
+ 3 F ii. Mary DIGGES .
+ 4 F iii. Ann DIGGES .
+ 5 M iv. Dudley DIGGES was born in 1666 and died in 1710, at age 44.
 
 

Second Generation

2. Edward DIGGES (Sir Dudley 1) was born circa 1631 and died in 1675-1676, at age 44.
Edward married Elizabeth PAGE.
Children from this marriage were:

+ 6 M i. William Digges was born circa 1650 and died in 1697, at age 47. William married Elizabeth Sewell.
+ 7 M ii. Dudley DIGGES II .
+ 8 F iii. Mary DIGGES .
+ 9 F iv. Mary DIGGES .

3. Mary DIGGES (Sir Dudley 1).

4. Ann DIGGES (Sir Dudley 1).

5. Dudley DIGGES (Sir Dudley 1) was born in 1666 and died in 1710, at age 44.
 


Third Generation

6. William Digges (Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born circa 1650 and died in 1697, at age 47.
Research Notes: DIGGES, WILLIAM (ca 1650-1697)
BORN: ca. 1650, probably in England, but possibly in Virginia, oldest son.
IMMIGRATED: in 1679 as a free adult from Virginia.
RESIDED: in Sl Mary's County, returned to Virginia after 1689
ADDITIONAL COMMFNTS: probably spent most of his youth in London where his father lived in the late 1650s and 1660s; held his first public office in Virginia in 1671.
FAMILY BACKGROUND.
FATHER:Edward Digges (ca 1631-1675/76), son of Sir Dudley Digges (1583-1639), who immigrated to Virginia in 1650. served as councilor in 1654 and by 1670-1675/76. was governor of Virginia from 1655 to 1658, Virginia's agent in England in 1658, and a member of the Council for Foreign Plantations from 1661 to 1664
MOTHER: Elizabeth Page.
BROTHER: Dudley (1665-1710), a burgess from Warwick County, Virginia, in 1695/96. who served on the Virginia Council in 1698
SISTERS: Mary, Ann
MARRIED: ca 1679 Elizabeth, widow of Jesse Wharton (?-1676), daughter of Henry Sewall (?-1665) and wife Jane Lowe, stepdaughter of Charles Calvert, 3rd Lord Baltimore (1637-1714/15} Her brother was Nicholas Sewall (ca. 1655-1737) Her sisters were Jane, who married Philip Cabert (1626-1682), Anne, who married first, Benjamin Rozer (?-1681), and second, Edward Pye (?-1696), and Mary
CHILDREN.
SONS:
Edward (?-1714), who married in 1699 Elizabeth (?-1704), daughter of Henry Darnall (ca 1645-1711),
William, who married Elinor, widow of Philip Darnall (1671-1705) and daughter of Thomas Brooke (ca 1659-1730/31),
John.
Dudley,
Charlas, married Susannah Maria, daughter of Henry Lowe (?-1717), and Nicholas
DAUGHTERS:
Jane,
Elizabeth, who married Anthony Neale. son of James Neale (ca 1615-1684),
Ann, who married Henry Damall (1682-1759), son of Henry Darnall (ca. 1645-1711), and
Mary
PRIVATE CAREER.
EDUCATION: literate, probably had extensive schooling
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Protestant, but his wife was Catholic
SOCIAL STATUS AND ACTIVITIES: appointed to the Maryland Council immediately after his marriage to the proprietor's step daughter, he was the only Protestant on the governor's Council m 1689
OCCUPATIONAL PROFILE: merchant, planter
PUBLIC CAREER LEGISLATIVE SERVICE: Upper House, 1681-1682 (appointed by the 3rd session), 1682-1684 (Accounts 1-3), 1686-16SB (Accounts. chairman 2)
OTHER PROVINCIAL OFFICES Council, 1679/80-1689 Justice, Provincial Court, 1679/80-1689, Joint chancellor and commissary general 1682/83-1685, Board of Deputy Governors. 1684-1689, Joint collector of Patuxent, 16B4-1685. Land Council. 1684, Joint secretary. 16B5-1689
MILITARY SERVICE: colonel. 1679-1689
OUT OF COLONY SERVICE: justice, York County, Virginia, 1671, sheriff, York County, Virginia, 1679, captain of horse. 1674 STANDS ON PUBLIC/PRIVATE ISSUES: rejected the appeal of Protestants in 1689 to lead the resistance against the proprietor, whom he subsequently defended against the rebel Protestant Associators, resumed his residence in Virginia after the rebellion of 1689 and his plantation there became a refuge for some of his Catholic colleagues and relatives from Maryland; brought before the Virginia Council on charges of plotting to restore King James II, 1693.
WEALTH DURING LIFETIME.
LAND AT FIRST ELECTION: had considerable acreage in Virginia, had ca. 4,000 acres in Maryland, which he began to sell in 1692.
WEALTH AT DEATH.
DIED: will probated on July 24, 1697.
PERSONAL PROPERTY TEV, £798.8.7 sterling (including 29 slaves and books).
LAND: over 3,000 acres.

William married Elizabeth Sewell, daughter of Henry Sewell and Jane Lowe.
Children from this marriage were:

+ 10 F i. Elizabeth Digges was born about 1680 and died in 1723, about age 43. Elizabeth married Anthony Neale in 1702 in Charles County, Maryland.
+ 11 M ii. William Digges Jr. William married Eleanor BROOKE.
+ 12 M iii. Edward Digges died in 1714. Edward married Elizabeth DARNELL.
+ 13 M iv. John Digges .
+ 14 M v. Dudley Digges .
+ 15 M vi. Charles Digges . Charles married Susannah Maria LOWE.
+ 16 F vii. Jane Digges .
+ 17 F viii. Mary Digges .
+ 18 F ix. Ann Digges . Ann married Henry DARNELL.

7. Dudley DIGGES II (Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1).

8. Mary DIGGES (Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1).

9. Mary DIGGES (Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1).

Fourth Generation

10. Elizabeth Digges (William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born about 1680 and died in 1723, about age 43. Elizabeth married Anthony Neale, son of Captain James Neale and Anna Maria Gill, in 1702 in Charles County, Maryland.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 19 M i. Henry Neale was born on July 29, 1702 in Charles County, Maryland and died in 1748 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at age 46.
+ 20 M ii. Edward Neale was born in 1704. Edward married Mary Lowe between 1719 and 1729.
+ 21 F iii. Mary Neale was born about 1705. Mary married Henry Darnell.
+ 22 M iv. Charles Neale was born in 1705.1 Charles married Mary Smith.2, 3 Charles next married Elizabeth Unknown.
+ 23 M v. Bennet Neale was born on August 3, 1709 and died on March 20, 1787, at age 77.

11. William Digges Jr. (William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1).

Research Notes: In the land records is this instrument of writing, recorded after the death of William: p. 44, TLC Genealogy, Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 Liber Y Page 208. Release. Whereas my father, Wm Digges of PG, Gent, has for some years past let me have the possession, use, and benefit of some Negroes settled on a piece of leased land, being pt Collington Manor, & afterwards, at my request, took the abovesd slaves into his possession & let me have, in lieu thereof, the labor of some Negroes situated on the plantation next adjoining to Mr. Clemt Craycroft's plantation, & upon my further desire not liking to have the profits so far distant from me, my father, to make me "lasey" therein, took these last mentioned Negroes & plantation, & let me have the profits of some slaves situated on a plantation adjoining to Mr. Luke Marbury's near Piscattaway Cr, and that sometime before I was married, he removed the slaves and gave me the following Negroes to dispose of: a Negro man named Anthoney and his wife Bess, Peter & his wife Mariah, and whereas it is now given out that I claim a right to all the Negroes that I've formerly had the profits of, and that I intend to try to recover the afd slaves by a course of law, which may cause my father uneasiness, to prevent which and any future disputes, I hereby release to my father, Wm Digges of PG, my right to any of the Negroes that I have had possession, use, or benefit of, except the 4 Negroes, namely, Anth:, Bess, Peter, and Mariah given me by my father, and all manner of actions. Signed Sep 10, 1738 - Edward Digges. Wit -John Digges, Nichs Digges. Recorded Oct 11, 1740 at the request of Ignatius Digges.
Also, these deeds show wife Mary, and it is possible "Essex" left to Edward by his father, and "Exeter" being sold here, are the same property: p. 20, TLC Genealogy, Prince George's County Land Records 1746-1749, Liber EE#1 Page 90. Aug 29, 1739 from Alexr Black of Annarundell County, attorney in fact for William Black of London, merchant, to Edward Digges of PG, for 60 £ sterling, a tract of land called Margery, lying in PG, containing about 200 acres, which was conveyed to the afd William Black by Richard Hill of Annarundell County, Chirurgeon, as may appear by deed dated May 27, 1737, and originally granted about Jan 10, 1680 to Richard Gardiner. Signed - Alexr Black. Wit - Thos Jennings*, Jno Hepburn*. Recorded Aug 30, 1739.
p. 119, TLC Genealogy, Prince George's County Land Records 1746-1749, Liber EE#1 Page 542. Oct 10, 1748 from Edward Digges of PG, to Thomas Digges of PG, for 100 £ sterling, a tract of land called Margery, lying in PG, containing about 200 acres, originally granted on or about Jan 10, 1680/81 to Richard Gardiner. Signed - Edward Digges. Wit - John Hepburn (a Justice of Provincial Court), Ign Digges, Dan Carroll. Mary, the wife of the sd Edward, freely consented to this deed. Recorded Oct 18, 1748.
p. 119, TLC Genealogy, Prince George's County Land Records 1746-1749, Liber EE#1 Page 544. Oct 22, 1748 from Edward Digges of PG, Gent, to Butler Stonestreet of PG, planter, for 125 £ sterling, and for other good causes, part of a tract of land in PG called Exeter, bounded by the west line of Pinner, containing about 216 acres. Signed - Edward Digges. Wit - Richard Keene*, Thos. Brooke*. Mary, the wife of the sd Edward, freely consented to this deed. Recorded Oct 22, 1748.
William Digges also had this to say in his will: "Testator desires that land in Virginia and Maryland not already mentioned will be sold and the proceeds divided bet 3 child. afsd. The 1000 A. patented land in Virginia in testator's name belongs also to Daniel Dulany and Daniel Carroll of Malbough and testator desires that they get each their third." William did not have sons William and Henry.
Yet, Edward Digges said this "Being conscious that it was my father's will that bros. William and Henry Digges, shd. have an equal pt. with me of all the lands in Maryland, or elsewhere, shall put up lands for sale for the discharge of debts"

William married Eleanor BROOKE.

12. Edward Digges (William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) died in 1714.
Edward married Elizabeth DARNELL.
Children from this marriage were:

+ 24 M i. John Digges .

13. John Digges (William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1).

14. Dudley Digges (William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1).

15. Charles Digges (William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1). Charles married Susannah Maria LOWE.
Children from this marriage were:

+ 25 M i. William Digges was born in 1713 and died in 1783, at age 70. William married (name unknown).

16. Jane Digges (William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1).

17. Mary Digges (William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1).

18. Ann Digges (William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1). Ann married Henry DARNELL.

Fifth Generation

19. Henry Neale (Elizabeth Digges 10, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born on July 29, 1702 in Charles County, Maryland and died in 1748 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at age 46.

20. Edward Neale (Elizabeth Digges 10, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born in 1704. Edward married Mary Lowe between 1719 and 1729.

21. Mary Neale (Elizabeth Digges 10, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born about 1705. Mary married Henry Darnell.

22. Charles Neale (Elizabeth Digges 10, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born in 1705.1

Note: Charles Neale (and I've seen him titled Dr.) married second, Elizabeth ____widow of Thomas Davis who died in Frederick Co. Thomas and Elizabeth Davis also moved from Charles Co. to Frederick Co. 8/19/1754: Admin. accts. of Thomas Davis, Frederick Co. Sureties: Thomas Fletchall, Matthew Edwards. Exec: Elizabeth Davis, now wife of Charles Neale. Sent by Linda Reno, 10/18/01.
PRINCE GEORGE'S LAND RECORDS 1739-1743 page 77 Page 395. Sep 9, 1741 from Charles Neale of Charles County, Gentleman, and Mary, his wife, to Thomas Williams of PG, Gentleman, for 70 # sterling, a tract of land containing 250 acres, being part of a tract of land called The Three Sisters, lying in PG on the head of the Western Branch, formerly bequeathed by Thomas Hillary, late of Calvert County, decd, by his will, unto Elinor Hillary, then being the wife of the sd Thomas Hillary, which sd Elinor, after the death of the sd Thos Hillary, married John Nutwell of St Mary's County, and by the sd John Nutwell and Elinor, his then wife, by deed dated Mar 26, 1701, made over to Thomas Sprigg Jr and the sd Thomas Sprigg Jr, by deed dated Mar 26 in the year last afd, made over to Major Walter Smith of Calvert County, the afd tract of land. And the sd Walter Smith, by his will, bequeathed the same to his daughter Mary, a party to these presents, and now married to Charles Neale. Signed-Charles Neale, Mary Neale. Wit-James Boswell, Robt Gordon, Thos Owen*, John Hawkins Jr*. Sd Mary Neale relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Oct 10, 1741 Sent by Shirley Middleton-Moller, 10/30/2001 and by Norma Thompson, 11/26/01
Prince Georges County, Maryland, Libre A.A., Folio 67,) 6 October, 1769, Charles Neale of Frederick Co. and Mary, his wife, convey to George Fraser Hawkins of Prince George's Co., all the lands devised to sd. Mary by her former husband, Clement Brooke, Jr., in trust for the use of Rachel Darnall, dau. of the sd. Mary, and not subject to the control of the husband of the said Rachel Darnall. Sent by Norma Thompson, 11/26/01

Charles married Mary Smith,2, 3 daughter of Colonel Walter Smith and Rachel Hall.
Children from this marriage were:

+ 26 F i. Henrietta Neale 4 died on June 29, 1835 in Poolesville, Maryland. Henrietta married Laurence O'neale.
+ 27 F ii. Elizabeth Neale 4 was born on October 25, 1734 in Saint Mary's County, Maryland and died in 1820 in Frederick County, Maryland, at age 86. Elizabeth married Leonard Smith on January 13, 1754.
+ 28 F iii. Mary Neale .4 Mary married Benjamin Smith. Charles next married Elizabeth Unknown.

23. Bennet Neale (Elizabeth Digges 10, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born on August 3, 1709 and died on March 20, 1787, at age 77.

24. John Digges (Edward 12, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1).
Research Notes: DIGGES, JOHN (?-1783)
BORN: probably in St. Mary's County, of age by 1770, eldest son.
NATIVE: fourth generation.
RESIDED: out of the province, 1769, St Mary's County, 1770, Charles County, 1775
FAMILY BACKGROUND.
FATHER: Edward Digges (?-1769), of St Mary's County; son of John Digges, Gent., of Frederick County.
MOTHER: Mary, daughter of Raphael Neale and wife Mary, of St Mary's County.
BROTHER Edward (?-1799), deaf-mute.
SISTERS:
Elizabeth (?-1787), who married Wilfred Neale;
Elianor (?-1779), who married Bernard O'Neale,
Mary, (?-died young); and
Ann (?-1796), a deaf-mute.
OTHER KINSHIP: his great-grandfather was William Digges (ca. 1650-1697).
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: his grandfather, John Digges, was a Catholic with large landholdings in Frederick County
MARRIED: Ann Hammersley (?-1805) Her brother was Henry Hammersley. Her sister was Elizabeth, who married (first name unknown) Lewellin.
CHILDREN.
SON: Edward (1774-?)
DAUGHTER: Jane
PRIVATE CAREER.
EDUCATION: literate
OCCUPATIONAL PROFILE: planter
PUBIIC CAREER.
LEGISLATIVE SERVICE: Lower House, Charles County, 1778-1779, 1779-1780.
LOCAL OFFICE: Justice, Charles County, 1779-17S3 WEAITH DURING LIFETIME.
PERSONAL PROPERTY: assessed value £75200, including 13 slaves and 20 oz. plate, 1783.
LAND AT FIRST ELECTION: at least 312 acres in Charles County, probably 300 acres in Frederick County.
WEALTH AT DEATH.
DIED between May 26 and August 18, 1783, in the First District, Charles County.
PERSONAL PROPERTY: TEV. £1,457.3.3 current money (including 14 slaves, over 6 books, and 20 oz plate), FB, £908.5.11
LAND: 632 acres in Charles and Frederick counties.

25. William Digges (Charles 15, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born in 1713 and died in 1783, at age 70.
William married (name unknown).

Children from this marriage were:

+ 29 M i. George Digges was born circa 1742 in Prince George's County, Maryland and died in 1792 in Prince George's County, Maryland, at age 50. George married Catherine BRENT.
+ 30 M ii. Charles Digges was born in 1740 in Prince George's County, Maryland and died in 1769 in Dumfries, Virginia, at age 29.
+ 31 M iii. Francis Digges . He never married.
+ 32 M iv. Thomas Atwood Digges was born circa 1741 and died in 1821 in Washigton, D.C., at age 80.
+ 33 M v. Henry Digges . He never married.
+ 34 M vi. Joseph Digges died circa 1776 in Teneri, Canary Islands.
+ 35 F vii. Teresa Digges . Teresa married Ralph FOSTER.
+ 36 F viii. Ann Digges was born in 1750 and died in 1804, at age 54. She never married.
+ 37 F ix. Susannah Digges was born in 1748.
+ 38 F x. Mary Digges was born in 1751 and died circa 1761, at age 10.
+ 39 F xi. Elizabeth Digges was born in 1753 and died in 1843, at age 90.

Elizabeth married Daniell CARROLL.

+ 40 F xii. Jane Digges was born in 1755 and died in 1825, at age 70. Jane married Col. John FITZGERALD in June 1799.

Sixth Generation

26. Henrietta Neale 4 (Charles Neale 22, Elizabeth Digges 10, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) died on June 29, 1835 in Poolesville, Maryland.

Henrietta married Laurence O'neale, son of William O'neale and Eleanor Ball.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 41 M i. Henry O'neale 5 was born about 1770 and died on October 19, 1817 in Montgomery County, Maryland, about age 47.6 Henry married Margaret Unknown.
+ 42 M ii. John O'neale 7 was born about 17705 and died on April 23, 1817 in St. Paul's Parish, Prince George Parish, Maryland, about age 47.8, 9, 10, 11 John married Eliza Henrietta Hamilton on January 1, 1810 in Prince George's County, Maryland.12
+ 43 F iii. Mary Ann O'neale 5 was born between 1774 and 1784.13
+ 44 F iv. Eleanor O'neale 5 was born between 1784 and 179013 and died on November 16, 1839. Eleanor married Francis Jamison.5, 14

27. Elizabeth Neale 4 (Charles Neale 22, Elizabeth Digges 10, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born on October 25, 1734 in Saint Mary's County, Maryland and died in 1820 in Frederick County, Maryland, at age 86. Elizabeth married Leonard Smith, son of John Smith and Jane Brooke, on January 13, 1754.

28. Mary Neale 4 (Charles Neale 22, Elizabeth Digges 10, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1). Mary married Benjamin Smith, son of John Smith and Jane Brooke.

29. George Digges (William 25, Charles 15, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born circa 1742 in Prince George's County, Maryland and died in 1792 in Prince George's County, Maryland, at age 50.
Research Notes: DIGGES, GEORGE
(ca 1742-1792) BORN: ca. 1742 in Prince George's County; fourth son.
NATIVE: fourth generation.
RESIDED: at "Warburton Manor," Pnnce George's County.
FAMILY BACKGROUND.
FATHER: William Digges (1713-1783), of "Warburton Manor," Prince George's County, son of Charles Digges (?-1744), of "Warburton Manor," Prince George's County, and wife Susannah Maria Lowe.
MOTHER: Anne (?-1757), daughter of George Attwood and wife Ann Petre.
BROTHERS:
Charles (1740-1769), of Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, who was sent to Europe to be educated, became a merchant in partnership with Thomas Philpot, of London, England, and who died in Dumfries, Virginia;
Francis (?-died young)
Thomas Attwood (ca 1741-1821), a scholar and diplomat who was sent to Europe to be educated, spent much of his youth in London, England, became a confidential representative to the Court of St James, and died in Washington, D.C.;
Henry, who never married and who died at sea, and
Joseph (?-ca 1776), a doctor, who died at Teneri in the Canary Islands.
SISTERS:
Teresa (1744-?), who marned Ralph Foster;
Susanah (1748-?), who died young;
Ann (1750-1804), who never married,
Mary (1751-ca. 1761),
Elizabeth, (1753-1843), who marned Daniel Carroll of Rock Creek (1752-1790), son of Daniel Carroll (1730-1796), and
Jane (Jean) (1755-1825). who married in June 1779 Col. John Fitzgerald, of Alexandria, Virginia.
OTHER KINSHIP: his great-grandfather was William Digges (ca 1650-1697)
MARRIED: Catherine (ca 1773-1835), daughter of Robert Brent (?-1780), of Aquia, Stafford Counly, Virginia and wife Anna Carroll (1733-1804), niece of Daniel Carroll (1730-1796). Her brother was Robert (1764-?), the first mayor of Washington, DC from 1802 to 1812, who married in 1787 Mary, the youngest daughter of Notley Young. Catherine died in Washington, D.C., and was buried in the churchyard of St John's Calholic Church, Carroll Chapel, Forest Glen, Maryland.
CHIIDREN.
SON: William Dudley (1790-1830), who married Eleanor (Norah) (ca 1791-1864), daughter of Daniel Carroll of Duddington (1764-1849) and wife Anne Brent; both William and Norah were buried in the churchyard of St John's Catholic Church, Forest Glen, Maryland.
DAUGHTER: Anna Maria (ca 1792-1865), who married in June 1811 the Hon. Robert LeRoy Livmgston, a representative to Congress from New York between 1809 and 1812. Anna Mana died in New York City and was buried in the churchyard of St. John's Catholic Church, Forest Glen, Maryland.
PRIVATE CAREER.
EDUCATION: literate, his father sent him and his two older brothers to Europe for an education.
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Catholic.
SOCIAL STATUS AND ACTIVITIES: Gent. 1769, Esq. at death.
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Digges sailed for London in 1763 and was in London again in 1775 where he spent three years with his brother Thomas. Digges was one of the men responsible for raising subscriptions for St. John's College, ca. 1785, personally contributing £100 to the school. His home at "Warburton Manor," later the site of Fort Washington, was directly across the Potomac River from Mount Vernon. George Washington's diaries record frequent visits between the two families.
OCCUPATIONAL PROFILE: probably a planter PUBLIC CAREER LEGiSLATIVE SERVICE: Lower House, Pnnce George's County, 1783 (Claims), 1784 (Claims), 1785 (Claims) 1786-1787 (Claims 2), 1787-1788 (Claims 1, 2), 1788 (Claims), 1789.
OTHER STATE OFFICE: Constitution Ratification Convention, Prince George's County, 1788
LOCAL OFFICE: Committee of Inspection, Prince George's County, elected 1775.
WEALTH DURING LIFFTIME.
PERSONAL PROPERTY: 105 slaves, 1790.
LAND AT FIRST ELECTION: 8,229 acres in Pnnce George's, Charles, and Montgomery counties (all inherited irom his father)
SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN LAND BETWEEN FIRST ELECTION AND DEATH: Sold 165 acres in Prince George's County, 1787; purchased 2 lots in Georgetown, Montgomery County. 1787, 1791; sold 809 acres in Charles County. 1788
WEALTH AT DEATH. DIED: on November 18, 1792, at "Warburton Manor," Prince George's County
PERSONAL PROPERTY: TEV, £4,819.19.9 current money (including 48 slaves, books, plate, and a picture of George Washington) LAND: at least 6,572 acres in Pnnce George's, Charles, and Montgomery counties, plus 2 lols in Georgetown, Montgomery County.

George married Catherine BRENT, daughter of Robert BRENT and Anna CARROLL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 45 M i. William Dudley Digges was born in 1790, died in 1830, at age 40, and was buried in St John's Calholic Church, Carroll Chapel, Forest Glen, Maryland. William married Eleanor CARROLL.
+ 46 F ii. Anna Maria Digges was born circa 1792, died in 1865 in New York City, New York, at age 73, and was buried in St John's Calholic Church, Forest Glen, Maryland. Anna married Robert LeRoy LIVINGSTON.

30. Charles Digges (William 25, Charles 15, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born in 1740 in Prince George's County, Maryland and died in 1769 in Dumfries, Virginia, at age 29.

31. Francis Digges (William 25, Charles 15, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1). He never married.

32. Thomas Atwood Digges (William 25, Charles 15, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born circa 1741 and died in 1821 in Washigton, D.C., at age 80.

33. Henry Digges (William 25, Charles 15, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1). He never married.

34. Joseph Digges (William 25, Charles 15, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) died circa 1776 in Teneri, Canary Islands.

35. Teresa Digges (William 25, Charles 15, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1). Teresa married Ralph FOSTER.

36. Ann Digges (William 25, Charles 15, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born in 1750 and died in 1804, at age 54. She never married.

37. Susannah Digges (William 25, Charles 15, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born in 1748.

38. Mary Digges (William 25, Charles 15, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born in 1751 and died circa 1761, at age 10.

39. Elizabeth Digges (William 25, Charles 15, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born in 1753 and died in 1843, at age 90. Elizabeth married Daniell CARROLL.

40. Jane Digges (William 25, Charles 15, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born in 1755 and died in 1825, at age 70. Jane married Col. John FITZGERALD in June 1799.

Seventh Generation

41. Henry O'neale 5 (Henrietta Neale 26, Charles Neale 22, Elizabeth Digges 10, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born about 1770 and died on October 19, 1817 in Montgomery County, Maryland, about age 47.6
Note: The 1790 Montgomery County Maryland Census shows free white males over 16, no free white females and 5 slaves living in The Henry O'Neale household.
Will Abstract of O'Neale, Henry L K f 232 16 Oct 1817 L 2 p 529 14 Nov 1817
Sisters: Eleanor Jamison, Mary Anne O'Neale Money for repairs to Barnesville Church known as St. Mary's Cousin: Ann O'Neale, who lives with testator Nephew: Lawrence Jamison Francis Jamison Exs: Sister Mary Ann and Francis Jamison Wit: James Redmond, Thomas F. W. Vinson
Source: Abstracts of Wills, montgomery County, maryland, 1776-1825. Sween Library, Rockville, montgomery County, Maryland

Henry married Margaret Unknown.

42. John O'neale 7 (Henrietta Neale 26, Charles Neale 22, Elizabeth Digges 10, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born about 17705 and died on April 23, 1817 in St. Paul's Parish, Prince George Parish, Maryland, about age 47.8, 9, 10, 11
Note: Maryland State Archives Chancery Papers 1837 MSA S 1432 CHANCERY COURT 1837/02/10 12299: Robert Wallace, Jesse Leach, and John J. Harding vs. Susanna Henrietta Peter, Mary Ann O'Neale, John Eliza O'Neale, Jell Cutts, Eleanor Cutts, Robert Greenough, and Mary Rosetta Greenough. AL. Estate of John O'Neal - Irons Mistake, Irons Mistake Amended, Rich Bottom, Sugar Bottom, Yankee Hall, Yankee Run, Big Spring, Prospect, Potomac Bottom, Great Sugar Camp, Maryland Right, White Oak Plains, Fertile Meadows, Little Expected, Timber Ridge, Gleanings, Other Yankees. Accession No: 17,898-12299. MSA S512-12106 1/39/4/ http://www.mdarchives.state.Maryland.us/msa/stagser/s1400/s1432/html/s1432 uu.html

Will Abstract O f O'Neale, John L L f 85 22 Feb 1815 L 3 p 87 12 Aug 1818
Wife: Eliza Henrietta Dau: Ellen Children: (Not named) Ex: Francis Jamison Wit: R. B. Taney, Michael Taney, Jr; Thomas William Morgan
Source: Abstracts of Wills, montgomery County, Maryland, 1776-1825 Sween Library, Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland.

John married Eliza Henrietta Hamilton, daughter of Francis Hamilton and Susanna Blandford, on January 1, 1810 in Prince George's County, Maryland.12

Children from this marriage were:

+ 47 F i. Susannah Henrietta O'neale 9 was born about 1810. Susannah married James Peter on January 12, 1830 in Barnesville, Montgomery County, Maryland.15 Susannah next married John A. B. Leonard on December 19, 1839.
+ 48 F ii. Eleanora Elizabeth O'neale 5 was born about 1811 and died in February 1897, about age 86. Eleanora married James Madison Cutts on December 17, 1833 in Montpelier.16
+ 49 F iii. Rose Maria O'neale 5 was born about 1814 in Port Tobacco, Maryland, died on September 30, 1864 in Wilmington, North Carolina, about age 50, and was buried on October 1, 1864 in Wilmington, North Carolina. Rose married Robert Greenhow19 on May 23, 1835 in Washington D.C.17, 18
+ 50 F iv. Mary Ann O'neale 5 was born on October 17, 1816 in Barnesville, Montgomery County, Maryland20 and died in 1839, at age 23. Mary married Dr. Unknown Rowan.
+ 51 F v. John Eliza O'neale 5 was born before 1818 and died in 1845 in Montgomery County, Maryland. John married Edward J. Denison on October 28, 1842.

43. Mary Ann O'neale 5 (Henrietta Neale 26, Charles Neale 22, Elizabeth Digges 10, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born between 1774 and 1784.13
Note: Abstract of Will, O'Neale, Mary Anne L W f 386 16 Nov, 1839 L 4 p 158 31 Dec 1839
Catholic Church: "of which I am a member" Cousin: Anna O'Neale Nephew: Henry A. Jamison - for attending to testator's affairs in Allegany County Neighbor and friend: William Chiswell Refers to creditors of dec'd mother Henrietta (Neale) O'Neale Children of sister Eleanor Jamison Children of brother John O'Neale Brother: Henry O'Neale Children of dec'd niece Louisa Jamison, dau. of Eleanor Jamison, who married John A. Howard Niece: Susan Peter, widow of James Peter Infant children of Susan Peter: Sarah Johns Peter, John Calhoun Peter Executor to collect legacy left to Anna O'Neale by testator's brother Henry Eleanor Bucy - deed to land which she purchased from testator William Chiswell and James Higgins, Jr. - confirm her verbal contract to them for remaining part of land below Rockville on north side of road leading from Georgetown.
Sell remainder of real estate Ex: Friend William Chiswell Wit: John Wootton, Thomas Poole, Fielder Darnall
Source: Absracts of Wills, 1826-1875, page 115. Sween Library, Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland

44. Eleanor O'neale 5 (Henrietta Neale 26, Charles Neale 22, Elizabeth Digges 10, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born between 1784 and 179013 and died on November 16, 1839.

Eleanor married Francis Jamison.5, 14

Children from this marriage were:

+ 52 F i. Louisa Jamison .21 Louisa married John A. Howard.22
+ 53 M ii. Henry Jamison .23

45. William Dudley Digges (George 29, William 25, Charles 15, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born in 1790, died in 1830, at age 40, and was buried in St John's Calholic Church, Carroll Chapel, Forest Glen, Maryland. William married Eleanor CARROLL, daughter of Daniell CARROLL and Ann BRENT.

46. Anna Maria Digges (George 29, William 25, Charles 15, William 6, Edward 2, Sir Dudley 1) was born circa 1792, died in 1865 in New York City, New York, at age 73, and was buried in St John's Calholic Church, Forest Glen, Maryland. Anna married Robert LeRoy LIVINGSTON.
 
 

SOURCES:
1 Charles County, Maryland Library, Folder 223. Surety: 3
2 (Magazine I, Page 286. Surety: 3
3 (Prince Georges County, Maryland, Library A.A, Folder 67. Surety: 3
4 Maryland Genealogies, Vol. II, Page 62. Surety: 3
5 The Allegany County Chancery Court, Case 67, Page 248+. Surety: 3
6 Chancery Records. Surety: 3
7 REBEL ROSE, LIFE OF ROSE O'NEAL GREENHOW, CONFEDERATE SPY by Ishbel Ross, Page 1. Surety: 3
8 Ibid, Page 3. Surety: 3
9 The Allegany County Chancery Court, Case 67, page 248+;. Surety: 3
10 Vital Records in the Frederick-Town Herald, Vital Records in the Frederick-Town Herald -1817,.(1817) Surety: 3
11 Vital Records in the Frederick-Town Herald - 1817:. Surety: 3
12 Prince George's Co., Maryland. Marriage Index: (1655-1850). Surety: 3
13 Census. Surety: 3
14 Will of Mary Ann O'Neale, Abstracts of Wills, 1826-1875, Sween Library, Culpeper County, Virginia. Surety: 3
15 Records of St. Mary's Church, Barnesville, Maryland, Sween Library, Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland. Surety: 3
16 REBEL ROSE, LIFE OF ROSE O'NEAL GREENHOW, CONFEDERATE SPY by Ishbel Ross, Page 4. Surety: 3
17 Ibid, Page 12. Surety: 3
18 Marriage Announcement, National Intelligencer, May 27, 1835. Surety: 3
19 REBEL ROSE, LIFE OF ROSE O'NEAL GREENHOW, CONFEDERATE SPY by Ishbel Ross, Page 44. Surety: 3
20 Records of St. Mary's Church, Barnesville, Maryland, On file at The Sween Library, Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland. Surety: 3
21 Will of Mary Ann O'Neale, Abstrats of Wills, 1826-1875, Sween Library, Culpeper County, Virginia. Surety: 3
22 Ibid, Abstracts of Wills, 1826-1875, Sween Library, Culpeper County, Virginia. Surety: 3
23 Will of Mary Anne O'Neale, Abstracts of Wills, 1826-1875, Sween Library, Culpeper County, Virginia. Surety: 3