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His children were:
Michael d 1728
Frances Fast found John Shekerlie's will in Maryland Calendar of Wills, probated 28 April 1718 and the signature read Shakley.
He left to sons Edward, Michael and Francis 12 pence each. To son Benjamin one half of personal estate and should he live to be eighteen or have issue he is to have dwelling, plantation 100 acres called "Jugothorp." Should son Benjamin die before eighteen, or have no issue, said plantation is to pass on wife's decease, to son Francis.
To daughters, named above, he left 12 pence each. "Mary, my wife, to be executrix and she is to have use of personal estate and dwelling and plantation "jugothorp" during life and she is to have labor of son, Francis, until next Christmas.
Another will showed Michael Shacklett, Charles Co., Maryland left to daughter Tabitha entire estate, probated April 6, 1728.
A deed in the records of Charles City Co., Maryland dated 10 April 1734 was found in which Benjamin Shakerlett, planter, of Charles City, and his wife Sarah deeded to John Winter the plantation called "jugothorp" located on the east side of the main "fresh" of Pointer Creek.
At that time he must have moved to Westmoreland Co., Penns.
Apparently the widow "Mary" mentioned in John Shekerlie's will was his second wife and mother of Benjamin, a minor when will was probated.
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At the request of Joseph Manning the following deed was recorded 20 March 1716:
THIS INDENTURE made the 16th day of November 1716 between Jno Shackerly of
Charles County and Mary his wife on ye one part and Joseph Manning of ye same county of ye
other part, WITTNESSETH: ye said John Shackerly and Mary his wife as well for and in Cond
of one hundred acres of land to him ye sd Jno Shackerly at and upon ye Ensealing and
delivery of those presents to be made over and acknowledged unto him ye said
Jno Shackerly and his heirs forever and for divers other good causes and considerations ..have...sold .. to Joseph Manning..ye tract or parcell of land being part of a tract formerly surveyed for Wm Boarman and patented for three hundred acres more or less lying and being in Charles County at ye head of Nanjemoy Creek BEGINS at a bounded poplar ye Second Bound two of ye sd tract of three hundred acres and running thence North North west with ye land one hundred and twenty perches to a bounded white oak standing on a plain near Nanjemoy road thence West South West sixty seven perches to a bounded white oak standing on a steep hill side thence South South East one hundred and twenty perches to a bounded white oak sapling standing near an old field thence to ye first bounded poplar containing and laid out for fifty acres more or less....
Thomas Matthews Mary Shackerly
James Allen Feb 15 1716 Then came Jno Shackerly and Mary his
Att the request of John Shackerly of Charles County the following deed of Bargain was recorded January ye 28 AD 1716-7
THIS INDENTURE made the 16th of November 1716 between Joseph Manning of Charles County on the one part and John Shackerly of the same County on the other part Witnesseth that Joseph Manning ..as for..one thousand pounds of tobacco to be paid.. before the delivery of fifty acres of land to him the said Joseph Manning att and upon the en...........all that tract and parcel of land Lying and being in Charles County Called Jugothorp being on the east side of the main fresh of poniton Creeke and beginning att a bounded Picklin kerey Standing by the run side bounded on the south with ye land formerly laid out for John Dillohoy (Dulaney?) now in the possession of John ath brook for the length of fifty perches to a bounded oak on the East with a line drawn north from the said oak for the length of three hundred and twentie perches to a bounded Pick Hickory on the north with a Lyne drawn west from ye end of the former lyne for the length of sixty perches to a bounded oak standing by ye said fresh run on ye west with the said run to the first bound tree containing and now laid out for one hundred acres more or less etc...
Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of
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Att the request of John Shakerly of Charles County, planter, the following deed was recorded on July 4 1713 ----
THIS INDENTURE made the tenth day of June in the year 1713 between James Allen of Charles County in the province of Maryland party of the first part and John Shakerly of the County afsd planter of the other part WITNESS that the said James Allen as well in consideration of some head of cattle and the sum of 1,000 pounds of tobacco in hand to the said James Allen already by the said John Shakerley paid, etc... all that part parcell of land part of a tract of land formerly taken up by Maj. William Boarman of the Do County and pattented for three hundred acres Lying in Charles County on the east side of the easternmost branch of Nanjemoy Creek... Beginning at a bounded poplar the second bounder of the afsd tract and running north north west with the said land one hundred and twenty perches to a bounded white oak of William Stone's standing on a plain near Nanjemoy road running thence west south west sixty-seven perches to a bounded white oak standing on the (top of a steep hill?) thence South South east one hundred and twenty perches to a bounded white oak standing near an old field thence to the first marked poplar containing and laid out for fifty acres more or less...
witnesses: James Allen
Then came James Allen and Verlinda his wife
At the request of John Shakerly of the County planter deed of bargain
sale was inrolled ye 6 Novbris Anno Domin 1714
THIS INDENTURE made the ____ day of June 1714 BETWEEN John Lambeth of Charles County on
one part and John Shakerly of ye same county planter on ye other part WITNESSETH that ye
said John Lambeth as well for and in consideration of ye sum of one thousand two hundred
pounds of tobacco in to him ye said John Lambeth....being
part of a tract of land formerly taken up by Major William Boarman of ye said county and
patented for three hundred acres lying in Charles County aforesaid on ye east side of ye
easternmost branch of Nanjemoy Creek which part etc... Beginning at a bounded poplar ye
second tree of ye ad tract and running thence North North West with ye said land one
hundred and twenty perches to a bounded white Oake standing on a plane near ye main road
running thence west south west sixty seven perches to a bounded white oak standing near an
old field thence to ye first bounded poplar containing and laid out for fifty acres more
or less. etc
Witnesses: John Lambeth
Jacob Jaxson John Shakaley
Then came John Lambeth and Sarah his wife etc.
Inventory of Michael Shacklet
Witnessed by Richd Woodyer
Witnessed by Hen. [?] Taylor August 7, 1728
Charles County 13 Aug 1728 Edward Shacklet the Adm made oath, etc.
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The account of Mary Shakerly extr of the Last will and Testament of John Shakerly late of Charles Decd etc.
Tobacco due from Thos. Lambert
do due from William Ley 15
July 22, 1718
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The ado account of Edwd Milestead who married Mary Late called Mary Shakerlie Extr of the Last will and Testament of John Shekerlie lately deccd being as well the ballance resting due for the former account as of what payment and disbursements he has made since the time - of passing thereof -
October 6 1720