Name: William IJAMS 1
Birth: 1753 in All Hallow's, Anne Arundel Co., MD
Death: 1816 in Fairfield Co., OH
Reference Number: 28395
See notes under father, Captain John IJAMS, Gent.
Settled in Fairfield County, Ohio by 1806.
Mentioned in the will of his father but not in the will of his mother (181 2).
Source: Anne Arundel Gentry, Vol I, section on IJAMS Family:
William IJAMS, son of John and Rebecca (JONES) IJAMS, was born in All
Hallow's Parish. By the will of his father he received several negro slav es,
and resided in his native parish, but later settled in Frederick Count y. He
married Eliezabeth, daughter to Joseph and Rachel (Ridgely) Howard, of Ann e
Arundel County. On March 12, 1785, Rachel Howard devised her daughter,
Elizabeth IJAMS, several slaves, stating in the deed that they were from t he
estate of her deceased husband, Joseph Howard.
From his deceased cousin, Willaim IJAMS, he inderited 400 acres of
'CHENEY's Resolution', which he mortgaged to NICHOLAS Maccubbin, Gen t. On June
3, 1778, NICHOLAS Maccubbin released him from the lien stating in the inde nture
that William IJAMS had inherited the plantation as the residuary heir of h is
cousin. On July 15, 1789, of Anne Arundel, declaring himself as the son o f
John and Rebecca IJAMS, he sold his portion of 'CHENEY's Resolution' to Ed ward
Hall, son of HENRY, Gent., for 1,987 pounds, 10 shillings. The conveyance
contained 400 acres of the plantation near the head of South River exce pt 150
acres then in the possession of Gassaway Rawlings and the heirs of Isaiah
CHENEY. He signed the deed of conveyance, while his wife, Elizabeth, waiv ed
all rights of dower.
In March 1778, he manifested his loyalty to the Colonies by taking th e
Oath of Allegiance to the State of Maryland before Judge Richard Harwood J r.,
signing his name as 'William IJAMS of John'.
In 1806 he was a tithable in Richland Township, Fairfield County, Ohi o,
where he and his two brothers settled a couple of years previously. He di ed in
Fairfield County in 1816. His last will and testament mentioned sons John ,
Isaac, Joseph, Frederick, a widow and unnamed daughters.
At the 1830 census for Fairfiled County, his sons, Joseph Howard IJA MS and
William Howard IJAMS, were heads of families. His son, John Howard IJA MS held
a commission during the War of 1812. The latter's son in law, William J.
HESTER of Sarahville, Noble County, Ohio, addressed a letter to the
Commissioner of Pensions, dated January 25, 1884, stating that the widow o f
John Howard IJAMS was still alive.
IJAMS books shows more children that the first 8 listed
Father: John IJAMS b: 1712 in Bridge HILL, All Hallow's, Anne Arundel Co., MD c: 6 AUG 1718 in All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland
Mother: Rebecca JONES b: in Anne Arundel Co., MD
- Rebecca IJAMS b: 1782
- John Howard IJAMS , Sr. b: 1783 in Maryland
- Rachel IJAMS b: 1784
- Mary IJAMS b: 1788 in Maryland
- Comfort IJAMS b: 1792 in Washington Co., MD
- Isaac Howard IJAMS b: 1794 in Washington Co., MD
- Joseph Howard IJAMS b: 1797 in Washington Co., MD
- Sarah Howard IJAMS b: 6 OCT 1798 in Washington Co., MD
- Frederick Roger IJAMS b: 1800 in Washington Co., MD
- William Howard IJAMS b: ABT 27 SEP 1807 in Fairfield Co., OH
- Richard Daniel IJAMS b: 12 JUL 1811 in Fairfield Co., OH
- Title: All books, microfilm, notarized copies, letters, etc. of Mable HARVEY THORNTON C.G.Began 1949-1985 in possession of Betty HARVEY REED
Author: Mable HARVEY THORNTON Mable HARVEY THORNTON--Deceased
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1 _OTH Mable HARVEY THORNTON was the first certified Genealogist in TN.
ABBR Mable HARVEY THORNTON Collection Microfilm 1040 TN State ArchivesTEXT Also research of Betty HARVEY REED and papers inherited from her mother Florence MORRIS HARVEY.
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Note: Mable HARVEY THORNTON--Deceased, All books, microfilm, notarized copies, letters, etc. of Mable HARVEY THORNTON C.G.Began 1949-1985 in possession of Betty HARVEY REED.