Name: Henry Darnall II
Birth: ABT 1683 in Prince Georges, Maryland
Death: 4 OCT 1768 in will written Prince Georges, Maryland
Residence: 'Woodyard' - a few miles southwest of Upper Marlboro, Maryland
(father) Col. Henry Darnall dies and wills most of his real estate to his son, Henry Darnall, II. By the 1720's the latter was experiencing serious financial difficulties, and in the period from 1727 to 1730 he liquidated much of his property (eventually 6,700 acres of His Lordship's Kindness, which Darnall disposed of, returned to the possession of the Calverts).
Henry Darnall, II deeds a number of tracts, totaling around 1,500 acres, to his son, Henry Darnall III. Included in the transaction are 300 acres of His Lordship's Kindness containing the dwelling house of Henry, III - the first mansion house on the property.
Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 262.
Apr 1, 1741 from Henry Darnall of Portland Manor in Ann Arundel County, Gentleman, to William Digges of PG, Gentleman, for 80 £ sterling, a tract of land called Henritta Maria, now in PG on the Branches of the Eastern Branch of Potomack River, originally in Charles County, & laid out on about Feb 14, 1685 for Susanna Darnall, widow and relict of John Darnall for 500 acres. Signed - Henry Darnall, C Mannoe, Eliz. Darnall. Wit - Richard Keene*, Tho Owen*. This deed was acknowledged by Henry Darnall and Elizabeth, his wife. Elizabeth relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recd from Mr. William Digges (by the hands of Mr. Clement Hill Jr), the alienation fine. Recorded Apr 8, 1741
To Arnold Levet of 200 A., ––, Jno. Miller 194 A., ––, the sons of John Summers 130 A., ––, and to Henry Calvert 150 A., tracts –– in Prince George's Co.
Across the Years in Prince George's County by Effie G. Bowie
Henry Darnall: (Lib J.G. 1, 38 Fol. 69 Annapolis). Oct 4 1768 Jul 29, 1782
To son Philip, tract of land originally called "St Jerome's", lately resurveyed and called "Addition to St Jeromes".
To son Richard, all that part of "Portland Manor" lying on e.s.of a Great Branch called "Cabin Branch", given to me by my grandfather Col. Henry Darnall, 516 acres, also 208 acres which I bought of Mr. John Darnall, being part of "Portland Manor"; also 124 acres I had of my son Philip, in exchange for "St Jeromes", called "Part of Berckhead's Parcel" etc. and 300 pounds sterling and negroes; and also 20 head of cattle; 20 head of sheep; 20 head of hogs and 5 work horses.
To son Bennett, 11 Negroes, including those he has; 300 pounds sterling. (Stock etc. as to Richard)
Also to sons Richard and Bennett, 3 lotts of ground at Pigg Point in Anne Arundel County, with houses thereon.
To daughter Henrietta Darnall, negroes (stock etc. at to sons),
Whereas I let Capt. Leonard Brooke, upon his marriage with my daughter, Ann Darnall, have use of four Negroes, I give them to my granddaughter, Ann Darnall Brook.
To my daughter Mary Hill, Negroes
To my grandaughters Elizabeth and Ann Hill, daughters of Mary Hill
Speaks of sums advanced for son, Henry Bennett Darnall, as equivalent to his proportionate share of estate and that said sums shall be in full of said son's part.
To children: Philip, Nicholas Lowe, Richard, Mary Hill, Susannah Waring, Elizabeth Smith; and Henrietta Darnall all residue of estate.
Signed: Henry Darnall of P. Manor (seal)
Son Richard and Bennett, Joint Executors.
Wit; Philip Darnall, Henry Child, Samuel Child
(contributed by Michael Marshall)
Father: Henry Darnall b: 1645 in London, England
Mother: Eleanor Hatton b: ABT 1645 in Probably England
Anne Digges b: 1685 in Charles Co., MD.
in Prince George, MD
- Henry Darnall III b: 1702 in Prince Georges Co., Maryland
- Eleanor Darnall b: ABT 1703
Elizabeth Lowe b: ABT 1702 in St. Mary's Co., Maryland
- Susanna Darnall b: 1723 in Prince George, Md.
- Anne Darnall b: ABT 1728
- Henrietta Maria Darnall b: ABT 1732
- Nicholas Lowe Darnall b: ABT 1737
- Richard Darnall b: ABT 1740 in of Portland Manor, Anne Arundel , MD