Maryland was established with religious freedom for Catholics. The colonial economy was based on tobacco cultivated by Africans who had been enslaved.
from Baltimore County Families, 1659-1759
Cutchin/Gudgeon, Robert , m. by 11 Oct. 1702 Dorothy, wid. of Moses Groome, whose est. they admin. on that date;
admin. est. of Ralph Eaves in Dec. 1706;
in April 1709 wit. the will of John Ewings who left personalty to Robert Cutchin of Robert;
in Nov. 1702 bought 158 a. Sickelmore's Dock from Samuel and Sarah Sickelmore;
in Nov. 1705 purch. 200 a. Holland's Adventure from Fancis Watkins;
in March 1716 was reimbursed for caring for Charles Hewitt, during the latter's illness,
in Aug. 1719 Dorothy was ordered to examine Kate Kerevan, servant of John Roberts, for signs of pregnancy;
Robert d. 30 March 1718;
6 March 1728 the est. of Robert was inv. by William Low and Archibald and val. at £114.11.6 1/2 and signed by Robert and Elizabeth;
Robert of age in 1728;
Elizabeth of age in 1728. prob. the Elizabeth who m. Richard Perkins, Jr. on 5 Jan. 1735.
Cutchin, Robert s. of Robert, of age in 1728 d. by 1740;
m. Winiford Brevington on 20 April 1731 (poss. she was the Winifred "Cutalerin" named as sis. in the 1743 will of Richard Bereton of Som. Co.;
Brereton is also named Bigging Cutchin;
est. of Robert admin. by Winifred on 2 April 1740 and 14 Oct. 1744
Begging, b. 22 Jan. 1732;
Greenbury, b. 9 April 1734. d. Oct. 1734;
Mary, b. 14 Oct. 1735 (may be the Mary who m. Benjamin Ricketts on 2 June 1755);
Providence, b. 19 Feb. 1736.
Holland's Adventure - in part of Baltimore County, Maryland that became Harford County.
1676 - surveyed for John Holland
who assigned it to Francis Watkins who sold it to Robert Cutchin in 1705.
Robert sold 20 acres to James Maxwell.
Ashael Maxwell inherited those acres and his widow, Hannah, married John Hall who renamed it Hall's Pasture.
Personal property can be called personalty (personality), goods, chattels, articles, or movable property. It includes both animate or inanimate property.