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THE MATTINGLY FAMILY IN EARLY AMERICA by Herman E. Mattingly, 1975 , p. 36: "James Mattingly was probably the youngest son of Thomas Mattingly III and Ruth Cole. He was born c. 1725. He married the daughter of Ignatius Doyne. This is evident from the Wills of his father-in-law, Ignatius Doyne (cite)
and that of his daughter, Dorothy (cite). In her Will written October 6, 1774, Dorothy mentions "my grandfather, Ignatius Doyn, deceased." She made a bequest "to my beloved sister, Ann Mattingly." Although her sister, Ann, is named executrix, her "uncle Edward Mattingly" was asked to oversee some of the Will's designations. Edward Mattingly, Edward Mattingly, Jr., and Thomas Spalding were witnesses to the Will and proved it on September 2, 1777. "That James had a son, Joseph, is evident from his brother Edward' s Will, written 1776/7. (cite) He made a legacy "to my nephew, Joseph, son of my brother, James, deceased." Edward also made a bequest "to my niece Ann Gardner, sister to said Joseph." It is evident that James died before 1777. "James Mattingly is known, therefore, to have been the father of three children, Joseph, Ann (who married John (?) Gardner) and Dorothy. Dorothy died in 1777. We know nothing further of Ann Gardner. There are quite a number of records of a Joseph Mattingly, but nothing to indicate with certainty that any of them was the son of this James Mattingly."
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See The Mattingly Family in Early America, op.cit. p 45: James Mattingly, eldest son, was surety for James Preston as admin istrator
of the estate of Robert Muckelwain (?) in July 1751. He was on the Debt Books of St. Mary's County as paying taxes for "Part of Mattingly's Hope" and for "Part of St. John's" from 1754-1769. He was undoubtedly the same James Mattingly who, haveing discovered some vacant land, sought a special warrant for a resurvey of "Mattingly's Hope" in 1761. The survey was ordered February 29, 1762. Seven years later James and his brother, Robert , sold "Mattingly's Hope" to James Alvey. These two brothers were named kindred when the inventory of their brother John's estate was recorded in 1773.
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See The Mattingly Family in Early America, op.cit. p. 46:
John Mattingly was the forth son of James (d.1745). Father Walton 's
Diary gives the record of the marriage of John Mattingly and Ann Ford,
January 30, 1768. the Diary also has the record of the baptism on Ap ril 11,
1770, of Joseph Mattingly, son of John and Ann. The sponsors were Jo seph
and Catherine Ford (cousins). A daughter, Elizabeth, was baptized No vem-
ber 2, 1771. The sponsors were Anthony Semmes and Elizabeth Spalding.
Father Walton's Diary further reveals that John and Ann Mattingly were
sponsors at the baptism of Eleanor Saxon, daughter of Robert and Eliz abeth.
Some years after his father's death John was active in bringing He nry
Shircliffe, administrator of his father's estate, to Court for not su bmitting
a final account. Luke Mattingly, John's uncle, and his brother James , were
summoned to Court in behald of John's petition.
The record of John Mattingly's death in 1773 is found in Father Wa lton's
Diary. Ann Mattingly signed the administration Bond for her husband's
estate June 22, 1773. Athan, Ford was her surety in the amount of L2 00
sterling. John's estate was appraised July 9, 1773. James Mattingl y and
Robert Mattingly were named as kindred, and Ann Mattingly made oath t o the
truth of the inventory November 5, 1773. John Mattingly's inventor y was
presented in Court December 18, 1773. His widow, Ann, was summoned t o Court
in 1775 relative to the estate. Again, in 1776, further court actio n was
recorded in the matter.
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In THE MATTINGLY FAMILY by Herman E. Mattingly, 1975, on page 207 is a record taken from the Court House Records at Cumberland, MD, for Allegany County, MD of a marriage between John Mattingly and Onea Arnold on September 11, 1796.
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THE MATTINGLY FAMILY IN EARLY AMERICA by Herman E. Mattingly, 197 5 con-
tains a lengthy article (pages 236 to 241) on the life of John Baptist
Mattingly, a Jesuit Priest. It quotes from HISTORY OF THE SOCIETY O F JESUS
IN NORTH AMERICA, COLONIAL AND FEDERAL by The Rev. T. Hughes, S. J. w ho refers
to a report which John Baptist Mattingly had written from Rome concer ning a
general description of early missionary life in Maryland.
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THE MATTINGLY FAMILY IN EARLY AMERICA by Herman E. Mattingly, 1975 , p 25:
"John Baptist Mattingly was the son of Thomas Mattingly III and, m ost
likely, his second wife, Ruth Cole. John Baptist was born about 171 3 on the
home plantation, "Mount Misery," in St. Mary's and received deeds o f gift
from his father July 7, 1745. However his father's Will (citing St . Mary's
County, MD., Wills, Liber 40, folio 99 (1774)) made a bequest of "m y little
slipe of land called "Mattingly's Lane", my water mill with the smal l parcel
of land adjoining thereto which I have purchased from Thomas Warren , deceased,
and intended to have given to my son John Baptist Mattingly, but it b eing
omitted in my deed of gift ....and my son Edward Mattingly having sin ce bought
and paid his brother John Baptist for the same with my other lands, m y will
and desire is that my said son Edward and his heirs have and enjoy th e afore-
said Mill and lands forever."
"A number of records give something of the activity of John Baptis t Matt-
ingly. He was one of the creditors for the inventory of the estate o f his
brother, Thomas, submitted in Court August 4, 1756 (citing St. Mary' s County,
MD., Accounts. liber 62, folio 246 (1756). On March 1, 1757/8, he si gned
the inventory of Thomas as next of kin. (citing ibid)
"Sometime before mid-1758 John Baptist Mattingly married Ann Spald ing
Fenwick, widow of Richard Fenwick. She was the mother of four mino r children
at the time of her marriage to John Baptist.
"In 1759 Ann Fenwick Mattingly rendered an accounting of her firs t husband's
estate. The value was given as over 353 pounds (citing St. Mary's Co unty, MD.,
Accounts liber 43, folio 95 (1759)). Later that year an additional a ccount
was recorded by John Baptist Mattingly "and Ann, his wife, lately Fen wick..."
They charged themselves with a balance of 167.13.4 3/4, and for tobac co paid
to James Clarke. They swore to the truth of the account May 3, 1759 . "The
orphan's names and ages and securities named in the previous accoun t which
was then thought a full one." (Note: The previous account was not f ound.)
(Citing St. Mary's County, MD., Accounts. liber 43, folio 300 (1759)) . What
was apparently the final account was submitted September 13, 1759, b y John
Baptist Mattingly and Ann, his wife (citing St. Mary's County, MD., T esta-
mentary Procedures liber 37, folio 298 (1759)). Elizabeth Spalding i n her
Will of March 20, 1760, mentions her "beloved daughter" Ann Mattingl y andpart of the crop due me by John Bpt. Mattingly (citing St. Mary' s County, MD.,
Wills, liber 31, folio 1105 (1760)).
"There was a court matter between John Baptist Mattingly, lessee , and
George Graves, tenant, in 1760. No return was made by Graves. Late r appear-
ance was made by Graves and he made his defense (citing St. Mary's Co unty, Md.,
Court Judgments, liber DD #1, folio 212, 330 (1760-1761)).
"John Baptist Mattingly of St. Mary's County was surety for John B aptist
Spalding, executor of Ann Spalding, February 11, 1761 (citing St. Mar y's
County, MD., Testamentary Proceedings, liber 38, folio 98 (1761)). O n the
same date he was surity for Elizabeth Miles, Executor for John Mile s (citing
Ibid. folio 99 (1761)). Also in 1761 John Baptist Mattingly was summ oned
to Court to testify at the request of John Baptist Spalding against H enry
Spalding (citing Charles County, MD., Testamentary Procedures, libe r 38,
folio 159 (1761)). [end page 24]
"John Baptist Mattingly signed an indenture with Meverell Lock o n May 26,
1760, for the conveyance of "Grave's Swamp with Addition," a tract o f 156 1/2
acres. Lock had previously bought the parcel from George Graves Jun e 26,
1755. Later, on August 22, 1760, the deed for the tract, now calle d "Grave's
Swamp with Attition with Vacancy," containing 146 1/2 acres, was turn ed over
to John Baptist. Four years later, in March 1764, he signed a bond a greeing
to sell the same property to William Thomas. The bond was for 200 po unds
sterling and 34,000 pounds of tobacco. [The article continues with m ention
of various land purchases and sales, court matters etc. On page 26 a ppears:
"...There is no John B. or John Baptist Mattingly in the Marylan d Census
of 1800. It is presumed that he had gone to Kentucky, where a John M attingly
was listed in the Census of Washington County that year."
[And on page 27:] "In 1939 Jesse E. White of New York City mad e a genea-
logical study of the John Baptist Mattingly family. He lists a son , Gabriel,
born June 15, 1777, in Maryland. No documentation is given other tha n that
descendants of Gabriel in Kentucky asserted that he was the son of Jo hn
Baptist Mattingly. Nothing is known about the rest of the family lis ted in the
1790 Maryland census mentioned above. However, John Baptist's Will w ritten
March 14, 1817, and proven in Washington County, KY., May 12, 1817, r eveals
that there were at least two daughters still living at that time. Th ey
were Elizabeth, who had married Elijah Yager, and Eleanor, who had ma rried
James Ryan. Gabriel, the son, married Ann Julette Molohon, a nativ e of Mary-
land, January 25, 1810. (Citing Marriage Records, Court House, Sprin gfield,
Washington County, KY.)"