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1653 A payment was made "To Fardinando Batty for rowinge upp the Burgesses to towne" by the court of Lower Norfolk County, Virginia. [1]

1663 Lord Baltimore granted a patent to Ferdinando Battee for the tract "Essex" in 1663. [2]

1662 Ferdinando Battee was listed on the rent rolls of Lord Baltimore near Herring Creek Bay, in Anne Arundel, Maryland. [3] [4]

1666 Ferdinando Battee owned "Hopewell" (pat. 1666, in Herring Creek Hundred, St James Parish). [5] [6]

1672 Ferdinando Battee received a patent for "Kent". [7]

1674 Fardinando Battin was a juror at an inquisition concerning the estate of James Stringer on February 22. [8]

1674 James Saunders and Fardinando Batee were jurors at an inquisition at the house of Nicholas Gassaway in Maryland on November 12. [9]

c 1675 Henryn Peden, Colonial Maryland Soldiers and Sailors 1634-1743 (Westminster, 2001): "Battee, F. [rank not stated]. circa 1675, paid for his services in the late expedition agains the Nanticoke Indians in 1678."

1677 Ferdinando Battee received a patent for "Suffolk". [10]

1677 Ferdinando Battee owned "Batty's Due" (survey dated 1677--this property abuts "Essex").

1681 Ferdinando Battee was named in an act for payment & assessing the publicke charges of this province. [11]

1683 Ferdinando Battee was named as the Grantee of "Suffolk," 52 acres, in Anne Arundel County on June 18. [12] [13]

1683 Ferdinando Battee was appointed as a commissioner of A.A. County to the "Act for the Advancement of Trade". [14] He was appointed as a justice of A.A. County by Lord Baltimore. [15]

1684 Ferdinando Battee sold, to son Seaborne Battee, tracts called Kent and Essex, in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Millicent, wife of Ferdinando Battee, consented. The deed was dated September 24. [16]

1683-94 Ferdinando Battee was commissioned Justice of Anne Arundel County, Maryland by Lord Baltimore. [17]

1690 Ferdinando Battee witnessed the marriage, on November 10, of Thomas Witchell, of Anne Arundel, and Mary Serson, widow. [18]

1690/91 On February 15, Ferdinando Battee and Elizabeth Battee witnessed the marriage of Charles Gosidge [Gorsuch] and Ann Hawkins, of Anne Arundel County. [19] [20]

1691/92 On February 4, Fardinando Battee and Elizabeth Battee witnessed the marriage of Daniell Richardson and Elizabeth Welsh. [21]

1692 On 29 October, Justices Henry Ridgley and James Sanders and Ferdinando Battee and others signed a letter, to the Captain General of Maryland, supporting Henry Bonner as clerk of Anne Arundel County, rahter than appointment of a new clerk. [22]

1697 Fardinnando Batty, child of Fardinnando Batty and Elizabeth Batty, was baptized on April 22, 1697 in Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. [23] [24]

1705 Ferdinando Battee died on March 19, 1705 and was buried at All Hallows Chapel Cemetery, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Ferdinando Battee was born in 1630. The Findagrave memorial reported that Ferdinando Battee was born at England. [25] [26] [27]

1706 The will of Ferdinando Battee named Elisabeth Battee as executrix and was proved by three witnesses. Sureties by Richard Jones, Jr. and William Richardson. [28] [29][30] [31]

Battee, Fardinando 21st Dec., 1705; 2nd Apr, 1706.
To wife Elizabeth, extx., dwelling plantation 300 A. (unnamed), and lands, also 300 A., "Hoepwell" during life.
To sons Benjamin and Fernando, lands afsd, dying withut issue, estate afsd, to pass to grandson Samuel Battee,
To 5 grandchildren, viz., Thomas Knighton, Samuel Battee, Samuel Smith, Mary Harwood and Elizabeth Simmons, personalty.
To wife Elizabeth and 5 child., viz., Benjamin, Fernando, Dinah Brewer, Mary and Elizabeth Battee, residue of personalty.
Overseers: Anthony Smith, Richard Jones, Jr., William Richardson, Sr.
Test: Thomas Wood, Isaac Barrows, Richard Bontws. 3. 744.

1707 Thomas Hood and Elizabeth Battee, widow, were married on July 30. She was the executrix of Ferdinando Battee. [32] [33]

1707 Mary Battee, daughter of Ferdinando Basttee, died on October 13 and was buried at All Hallows Chapel Cemetery, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. [34] [35]

Research Notes:

1746 On 16 September, John Sellman married Elizabeth Battee, daughter of Ferdinando (likely a son of this Ferdinando) and Elizabeth Battee. [36]

Dinah Battee was the daughter of Fernando and Elizabeth (Hood) Batty. [37]

Ferdinando Battee reportedly married Elizabeth, daughter of Col. Thomas Hood [38] [39]. However, this seems to contradict the 1707 marriage of Thomas Hood to Elizabeth Battee, widow of Ferdinando.

An article has been published about Ferdinando Battee [not yet seen]. [40] [41]

See Maryland Archives, All Hallow's Protestant Episcopal Church, All Hallow's Parish Collection [not yet seen]. [42]


Footnotes:

[1] "Fardinando Battee of Anne Arundel Co.," Bulletin of the Maryland Genealogical Society 37 (1996), 482, [GoogleBooks].

[2] "Fardinando Battee of Anne Arundel Co.," Bulletin of the Maryland Genealogical Society 37 (1996), 482, [GoogleBooks].

[3] Elihu Samuel Riley, A History of Anne Arundel County in Maryland: Adapted for Use in the Schools (1905), 28-IA3, [GoogleBooks].

[4] Elihu S. Riley, A history of Anne Arundel County, in Maryland : adapted for use in the schools of the county (Maryland, 1905), [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[5] "Fardinando Battee of Anne Arundel Co.," Bulletin of the Maryland Genealogical Society 37 (1996), 482, [GoogleBooks].

[6] Elihu S. Riley, A history of Anne Arundel County, in Maryland : adapted for use in the schools of the county (Maryland, 1905), [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[7] "Fardinando Battee of Anne Arundel Co.," Bulletin of the Maryland Genealogical Society 37 (1996), 482, [GoogleBooks].

[8] J. Hall Pleasants, ed., Archives of Maryland, Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, 1669-1679, Court Series 5, Vol. 51 (Baltimore, MD: 1934), 154, Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, [InternetArchive].

[9] J. Hall Pleasants, ed., Archives of Maryland, Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, 1669-1679, Court Series 5, Vol. 51 (Baltimore, MD: 1934), 136, of 136-137, Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, [InternetArchive].

[10] "Fardinando Battee of Anne Arundel Co.," Bulletin of the Maryland Genealogical Society 37 (1996), 482, [GoogleBooks].

[11] William Hand Browne, ed., Archives of Maryland, Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly of Maryland, 1678-1783, Vol. 7 (Baltimore, Maryland: 1889), 209, [HathiTrust].

[12] Settlers of Maryland, 1679-1783. Consolidated Edition, 9, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[13] Peter Wilson Coldham, Settlers of Maryland, 1679-1700 (1995), 9, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[14] Ancestral colonial families : genealogy of the Welsh and Hyatt families of Maryland and their kin, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[15] Mary Selden Kennedy, Seldens of Virginia and Allied Families, Vol. 2 (1911), 00621-1, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[16] Maryland Archives, County Deeds. Requires free login account. Select County=Anne_Arundel. "Jump to new volume" dialog: Book=WH_4. Page=199. Go. Underscore "_" denotes a space, of 199-201, [MD Archives Deeds].

[17] Mary Selden Kennedy, Seldens of Virginia and Allied Families, Vol. 2 (1911), 520, citing Maryland Archives, Vol. 7, p. 611, Vol. 8, p. 411, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks].

[18] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Baltimore Yearly Meeting Minutes, Marriage, 1682-1824, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[19] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Baltimore Yearly Meeting Minutes, Marriage, 1682-1824, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[20] "Fardinando Battee of Anne Arundel Co.," Bulletin of the Maryland Genealogical Society 37 (1996), 482, [GoogleBooks].

[21] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Baltimore Yearly Meeting Minutes, Marriage, 1682-1824, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[22] William Hand Browne, ed., Archives of Maryland, Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1636-1770, Vol. 8 (Baltimore, Maryland: 1890), 410-411, [HathiTrust].

[23] Maryland, Births and Christenings Index, 1662-1911, [AncestryRecord].

[24] Maryland, Births and Christenings Index, 1662-1911, [AncestryRecord].

[25] Find A Grave Memorial 120787135, citing SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (All Hallow's Protestant Episcopal Church Collection) Parish Register 1669-1721, p. 32(1) [MSA SC 2458 M 221], [FindAGrave].

[26] Maryland Archives Land Records, [MD Land Records].

[27] Find A Grave Memorial at Ancestry.com, [AncestryRecord].

[28] Maryland, Wills and Probate Records, 1604-1998, Will 24-109, [AncestryRecord].

[29] V. L. Skinner, Abstracts of the Testamentary Proceedings of the Prerogative Court, Vol. 10, Libers: 19B, 19C (2007), 79, [GoogleBooks].

[30] Jane Baldwin Cotton, The Maryland Calendar of Wills: Wills from 1703 to 1713, 72, [URL].

[31] Maryland, U.S. Calendar of Wills, 1635-1743, Will 3-744, [AncestryRecord].

[32] FamilySearch.org, [FamilySearchRecord].

[33] Robert W. Barnes, comp., Maryland Marriage Evidences, 1634-1718 (Genealogical Publishing Company, 2005), 172, citing All Hallows parish register 1:36, [GoogleBooks].

[34] Find A Grave Memorial 120787156, [FindAGrave].

[35] Maryland Archives Land Records, [MD Land Records].

[36] Joshua Dorsey Warfield, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland (1905), 479, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks].

[37] Clayton Colman Hall, ed., Baltimore, its History and its People, Vol. II - Biography (Chicago: Lewis Historical Publishing, 1912), 452, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks].

[38] Colonial Dames of America, Ancestral Records and Portraits, Vol. II (Grafton Press, 1910), 605, [AncestryImage].

[39] The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 40-387, not yet seen

[40] "Fardinando Battee of Anne Arundel Co.," Bulletin of the Maryland Genealogical Society 37 (1996), [GoogleBooks].

[41] Maryand Genealogical Society Bulletin, 39, Number 4, 1998. See also: Rudolf Loeser, " Fardinando Battee of Anne Arundel County and His Two Families," Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin, 37 (Fall, 1996): 478.

[42] All Hallow's Protestant Episcopal Church, All Hallow's Parish Collection, [URL].