Name: James WROTH
Given Name: James
Birth: ABT 1645 in Durance, Enfield, Middlesex Co, England
Death: ABT 19 Nov 1706 in , St. Paul's Par., Kent Co, Maryland
Burial: 21 Nov 1706 St. Paul's Cem., , Kent Co, Md
Reference Number: 1448
James Wroth of Durance England m. Ann Kinvin 2nd wife Mary. lineage through son
Change Date: 11 Mar 2003 at 01:00:00
Kinvin, grandson Kinvin, great grandson John. several families names and dates
given. Old Kent by Hanson p. 199f There is a armorial family in Durance in
Enfield, Middlesex County, England that are ancestors of the Calvert family of
Baltimore. Some of the names are similar and there may be a connection.
!WILL: date Oct 31 1706 proved Nov. 26 1706 James Wroth of Kent Co to grandson
George son of Geroge and Elizabeth Lumbley 200 acres, part of 800 acres of Town
Relief, sons John and Kirwen 100 acres each of afsd tract, daus. Mary and
Martha each 200 acres, son James 400 acrea part of CoPartnership, daus. Anne,
Deborah and Susanna 200 acres each part of said CoPartnership. Landor
plantation where Jonas Greenwood lived, also dwelling plantation be sold. Lt.
Col Elias King to have refusal of said land. wife Mary exec. to be assisted by
John Hamer. witnesses John Rolph, John King, Wm Rolph, Abram Taylor. WB 12 p.
James Wroth, emigrated in 1665 from England as an identured servant to Joseph
Hopkins, illerate in 1672 but literate by 1682, gentleman by 1688, resided at
"Draycott" on the south side of the Sassafras River in Baltimore County (later
Cecil Co) by 1670, on Langford Bay, Kent Co by 1694; purchased Reurdon, his
dwelling plantation in 1699. He married three times first by 1670 to
Elizabeth, 2nd to Ann Kinvin, 3rd by 1700 Mary who later married John Price abt
1707/8. lists children. He served in Lower House 1692-1693 from Cecil Co., was
a justice from Cecil County 1685-1688. He was accused of malfeasance. He
bought 225 acres in Baltimore County and had patent on 800 acres in Kent Co. At
time of his death he had 2,500 acres in Kent and Talbot Co (later Queen Anne's
Co). 2,020 were sold to satisfy his debts. He was Anglican and attended St.
Paul's Church. Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature by Papenfuse
Vol 2 I-Z
James is said to have a sister Parnell who married Henry Eldersley died 1708
per Bio. Dic.
Immigration records by Skordas shows a James Wrath transported in 1664 servant,
of Baltimore Co Liber 8 p 128. A Parnall Wrath transported 1665 Liber 9 p 25.
!DEED: Daniel Sullivan acknowledged receiving 20,000 lbs of tobacco from James
Wroth in marriage with his dau. (Elizabeth) Aug. 5, 1698 LR GL #1:4B per Col.
Families of Eastern Shore. p.355. One of James' daughters married Daniel
!DEED: James Wroth of Kent and Mary his wife sold part
of a track called Queen Charlton to Abraham Ambrose March 20 1700 100 acres.
Father: WROTH b: ABT 1610
Elizabeth b: ABT 1650
Ann KINVIN b: ABT 1660
in , , Kent Co, Md
- Elizabeth WROTH b: ABT 1680
- John WROTH b: ABT 1681
- Mary WROTH b: ABT 1682
- Kinvin WROTH Sr. b: ABT 1682
- Susanna WROTH b: ABT 1693
- Anne WROTH b: 16 Jul 1694 in , , Kent Co, Maryland
Mary b: ABT 1670
- Martha WROTH b: ABT 1695
- James WROTH Jr. b: 22 Sep 1699 in , , Kent Co, Maryland c: 11 Sep 1703 in , , Kent Co, Maryland
- Deborah WROTH b: 17 Feb 1702 in , , Kent Co, Maryland c: 11 Sep 1703 in , , Kent Co, Maryland