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- - There are several lines of evidence to link John Waugh to Frederick Co, Maryland:
1 - dealings of his Delashmutt inlaws with William Waugh of Frederick Co, MD.
2 - there were good roads between Frederick Co and western PA. In fact, this was a well recognized migration route (see Heisy, John W, "Look to York if your ancestors passed through Pennsylvania", AntiqueWeek [Knightstown, IN] 27 Feb 1989: 3B). "From almost the beginning of the 18th century, newly-arrived immigrants to Pennsylvania had moved west out of Philadelphia in search of land. It ran west from Philadelphia through Lancaster and York, then turned southwest to Frederick, Md., and on into western Virginia. Some of the people who traveled that road stayed in York for a long period of time, others only briefly. Some who passed through going to western Maryland and Virginia came back to visit families or to find brides..York thus became a gateway for the frontier to the west and southwest, and many more people used this same route to travel down to the Carolinas, over to Kentucky. smf eventually up into Ohio" .
3. John Waugh had a slave in Mason Co, KY, in 1791. The only Waughs in the 1790 census of PA with a slave, were from York Co (for the significance of which, see item 2, above).
4. John Waugh had ties to VA, which is just to the west of Frederick Co, MD, such as his daughter Agnes, in a census, saying she was born in VA

0 - Waugh, William (Westmoreland Co, PA) - This is just a guess that this William is f/o John Waugh.
Note that in Westmoreland Survey Book I, there are many Callens: Patrick, William, Ephraim, and William, and in book 2. Robert M Callen.
0 - Waugh, William (Westmoreland Co, PA) 1767 - 100 acres in Tyrone, Cumberland Co Cumberland Co, PA Tax Lists, 1750-1767
1767 - Tyrone Twp, 2 horses, 2 cows, 100 acres warranted land, 2 cleared acres.
0 - Waugh, William (Westmoreland Co, PA) 1784 - Westmoreland Co neighbor Westmoreland Co, PA Survey Book 1 p. 1
1 - Waugh, John -
1 - Waugh, John 1745 - Philadelphia christening John Waugh, son of William Waugh, christened July 19, 1745, First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, PA.

Source: IGI. IGI Source = batch#C507151, extracted christening record for the above church.

NB - this record has not been proven to belong to my John Waugh. It is merely plausible speculation at this point.
1 - Waugh, John 1777 - Western PA, Rev War Service John Waugh said he joined the 8th Regiment at Catania, a place north of Pittsburgh on the Allegheny River. (Ref: Rev War Pension Papers of Joshua York)

Local historians believe Catania = Kittanning.
1 - Waugh, John 1783 - Hempfield Twp, Westmoreland Co, PA tax list John Waugh is listed with 60 acres of land, 3 horses, 2 cattle, and 6 sheep.

Where did this land come from? I find no deed for this land. The PA Land Office also was unable to determine how John Waugh had gotten this land.
1 - Waugh, John 1786 - Hempfield Twp, Westmoreland Co, PA tax list John Waugh was charged with an 0.6 tax, which looks like a small tax compared with his neighbors on the list.

It is the presence of Hance Ireland that makes me sure that this is the right John Waugh.
1 - Waugh, John 1790, 5 - Mason Co, KY Defendant This is the earliest I have found John Waugh in KY, namely, at the Mason County, May, 1790 Court where is was the defendant against Henry Wood. Waugh was represented by his attorney, Simon Kenton, and Wood was also represented by an attorney, name not stated.
Source: earliest Mason Co Order Book p. 62

1 - Waugh, John 1791 - Mason Co, KY tax list John Waugh is that he appears twice on the 1791 tax lists:
1st appearance: 1 white male over age 21, 0 white males 16-21, 1 black over age 16, 3 horses.
2nd appearance: 1 white male over age 16, 1 black over age 16, 6 horses.
Two John Waughs, or 1 John Waugh listed twice?
1 - Waugh, John 1791,3 - Mason Co, KY, ordered to pay his witness Mason Co Order Book for 1791, p. 184: March Court. 1791. John Waugh is ordered to pay Simon Kenton 40 tobacco as a witness against Thompson.

p. 186, March Court, 1791. John Waugh vs. Bernard Thompson. Waugh wins. Cause for the suit not stated.
1 - Waugh, John 1792 - Mason Co, KY tax list 1 white male over 21, 0 white males 16-21, 1 black >16, 3 horses, 11 mares, 11 cattle.

[Since 1791, John Waugh acquired 11 cattle]

Joshua York is also on this tax list.
1 - Waugh, John 1793 - Mason Co, KY appraiser On July 3, 1793, John Waugh, along with John Gutridge, appraised the estate of Benjamin Collins.

{Could Collins really be Callen}
1 - Waugh, John 1794 - Mason Co tax list 1794 tax list, p. 12, district of William Land.
1 white male>21, 1 bkack male>16, 2 horses, 9 cattle, no land.
1 - Waugh, John 1794 - Mason Co, KY Grantee August, 1794, 100 acres, Ohio River. First Waugh deed in Mason Co.
From Charles Pelham and Isabella, his wife, of Mason Co, to John Waugh of Mason Co.
1 - Waugh, John 1795 - Mason Co tax list John Waugh, along with the Rogers family, is found in District 2, which was enumerated by William Land.

Watercourse = Chiower and Cabin Creek. 100 acres.
1 - Waugh, John 1796 - found a mare The July 9 and 30, 1796 editions of the Kentucky Gazette carried this item: "John Waugh, living on the Ohio River at the mouth of Cabbin Creek, found a mare".
1 - Waugh, John 1796 - got ferry rights over Cabin Creek At the March Court, 1796, Upon motion of John Waugh, he is allowed to keep a ferry from his lands opposite the mouth of Cabbin Creek, over the Ohio to the opposite shore. Also a ferry over Cabbin Creek at the mouth. The Ohio Ferry is to have the same rates as other ferries, and the Cabbin Creek Ferry to have 6 pence for man and horse, and in that proportion for other things, upon his giving bond.

Ref: Mason Co Order Book B p. 209.
1 - Waugh, John 1797 - ordinary licence On Nov 23, 1797, John Waugh was granted a licence to keep an ordinary at his house. Philip Donovan was his surety.

Ref: Lula Reed Boss, "Mason County, Kentucky Ordinary Licences Granted 1790-1800." The Kentucky Genealogist 12 (1970): 116, or Mason County Order Book C p. 113.
1 - Waugh, John 1799 - Mason Co tax list Page 22. John Waugh, 100 acres, Ohio River, Mason Co. Charles Pelham entered the land originally. 1 white male>21, 1 black male>16, 3 horses.
1 - Waugh, John 1800 - Mason Co tax list p. 17. John Waugh is listed as having 1 white male>21, 0 white males 16-21, 1 black>16, and 2 horses.
1 - Waugh, John 1805 - stolen horse reported In the Kentucky Gazette of Feb 19, 1805, there was a notice from "John Waugh, living at the mouth of Cabin Creek in Mason County, regarding a horse stolen by Mr. Blue" (28).

Ref: Green, Karen Mauer. The Kentucky Gazette 1801-1820. Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1985.
1 - Waugh, John 1808 - grantee Mason Co Deed Book M p. 272. Sept 8, 1808 from Charles Pelham and Isabella, his wife, to John Waugh of Mason Co, in consideration of $200, 100 acres on Cabbin Creek.

Ref: Young. Florence Nelson, and Virgil D. Young. Mason County, Kentucky Deeds Books 1810-1820 Abstracts M-V Volume II. Colorado Springs: Western Heraldry Organization, 1979.
1 - Waugh, John 1810 - census Mason Co, KY
1 free white male <10
1 free white male of 10 and under 16
2 free white males of 16 and under 26
1 free white male of 45 and upwards
1 free white female of 10 and under 16
2 free white females of 16 and under 26
1 free white female of 45 and upwards
2 slaves
1 ferryman across Ohio
1 - Waugh, John 1810 - creditor We promise to pay John Waugh or assigns, $44.43 with interest from January, 1809, for Kettles for value received, as witness our hands and seals this 28th of May, 1810 - Nicholas Lewis, William Parker, Thomas Parker.
Note - W. Lewis claims a credit for $11 paid to David Kilgour by Waugh's order, & 3 bushels of salt paid to Waugh. Signed by M. Key.
1 - Waugh, John 1810 - Mason Co tax list John Waugh, 200 acres on the Ohio River, of land originally entered by Pelham. 1-1-2-4.
1 - Waugh, John 1811 - Mason Co tax list 1 free white males
1 = all white males
1 black
2 mares
2 horses
200 acres
1(w) - Waugh, Elizabeth -
11 - Waugh, Agnes -
11 - Waugh, Agnes 1781, Mar 29 - born VA Since her father was living in SW PA, and this part of PA was also claimed by VA, it os possible that Agnes was born in SW PA, not VA.
11 - Waugh, Agnes 1798 ca - married Nathan Foster Rogers
11 - Waugh, Agnes 1850, July 5 - died Springdale, Mason Co, KY
12 - Waugh, Elizabeth -
12 - Waugh, Elizabeth 1782 - born PA
13 - Waugh, John Callen, MD -
13 - Waugh, John Callen, MD 1788 - born PA
13 - Waugh, John Callen, MD 1809 - married, Maidens, Goochland Co, VA
13 - Waugh, John Callen, MD 1811 - Mason Co tax list 1 free white males
1 = all white males
0 blacks
0 mares
1 horses
No land
14 - Waugh, William -
14 - Waugh, William 1790 ca - born
14 - Waugh, William 1811 - Mason Co tax list 1 free white males
1 = all white males
0 blacks
0 mares
1 horses
No land
15 - Waugh, Mary -
15 - Waugh, Mary 1795 - born KY
16 - Waugh, Samuel A -
16 - Waugh, Samuel A 1794-1800 - born
17 - Waugh, Ann -
17 - Waugh, Ann 1800 - born KY
2 - Waugh, Milly (Mason Co, KY) - I do not yet know how this person fits in the family- or if she fits. The female name, Million Waugh is found in Stafford Co, VA.
2 - Waugh, Milly (Mason Co, KY) 1810 - Mason Co tax list 0-0-0-3 $35
Waugh, Mary m. 1740 Stafford Co, VA Mary Waugh m. Alexander Doniphan, 1740 Stafford Co. Her grandson, Alexander W. Doniphan was b. 1808 in Mason Co, KY. There are 3 Doniphans on the earliest Mason Co, KY tax lists: Anderson, Ephraim, and Joseph (father of Alexander W), Does the presence Milly Waugh - see above - (if actually Million Waugh) and that some of the descendants of Mary Waugh were in Mason Co, KY, suggest that maybe John Waugh of Mason Co, KY was a descendant of the Stafford Co, VA Waughs?
Ireland, Hans -
Ireland, Hans 1765 - Frederick Co, MD Defendant Casper Shaaf recorded supersedeas against James Pearce, William Wells, and Hans Ireland for 2 6 shillings, taken Jan 26, 1765.
Ref: Frederick County, Maryland Land Records, Liber J Abstracts, 1763-1767 (Deeds to 1765; Supersedeas Records through 1767), by Patricia Abelard Anderson, p. 60.
Ireland, Hans 1783 - Hempfield Twp, Westmoreland Co, PA tax list
Ireland, Hans 1786 - Hempfield Twp, Westmoreland Co, PA tax list
Ireland, Hans 1813 - Mt. Pleasant PA land Westmoreland Co PA Survey book 2.
Had 311 acres in Mount Pleasant Township.
Waugh, George (Westmoreland Co, PA) -
Waugh, George (Westmoreland Co, PA) 1782 Westmoreland Militia Roster
Waugh, Isaac Jr (Lancaster Co) -
Waugh, Isaac Jr (Lancaster Co) 1778 - Lancaster Co, PA oath of fidelity April 9, 1778. Signed oath of allegiance. The compiler (Mr. Mayhill) was not sure if the surname was Waugh or Haugh, but evidently his first guess was Waugh.

Reference = Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Deed Abstracts and Oaths of Allegiance, Revised and Enlarged Edition, Deed Books 'A' through 'M', 1729 through ca1770, with Adjoining Landowners & Witnesses, by R. Thomas Mayhill, p/ 147. 1973, the Bookmark, PO Box 74, Knightstown, IN 46148. (Also available for loan from Mid-Continent Library)
Waugh, James (Cumberland Co, PA) -
Waugh, James (Cumberland Co, PA) 1785 - Cumberland Co Will James Waugh of East Pennsborough. Will written Sep 13, 1783. Will recorded Jan 13, 1785.
Names wife Mary.
Names sons John, James, Isaac, and Samuel Waugh.
Line to Henderson's old place and James Elliott's.
Land joining to Jacob Ries.
Names daughters Agness Grayson, Jean Richardson, and Mary Waugh.
Executors: Nathaniel Wilson and John Clendennen.
Witnesses: James Dickey, Samuel Dickey.
Waugh, Jane (Indiana, PA) -
Waugh, Jane (Indiana, PA) 1762 - born PA Jane Waugh, b. 1762, of Indiana, PA, m. William Davis.

Source: IGI
Waugh, Joseph & Mary Hopkins (Washington Co, PA) -
Waugh, Joseph & Mary Hopkins (Washington Co, PA) 1792, Dec 23 - daughter Rebecca born (IGI)
Waugh, Joseph & Mary Hopkins (Washington Co, PA) 1799, Nov 28 - daughter Sarah born (IGI)
Waugh, Mary (PA) -
Waugh, Mary (PA) 1748 - PA, birth Mary Waugh, b. ca. 1748 PA, daughter of William and Mary Waugh.

Source: IGI, film #442559, ordinance #12954, temple: Idaho Falls.
Waugh, Paul (Westmoreland Co, PA) -
Waugh, Paul (Westmoreland Co, PA) 1783 - Westmoreland Co PA tax list Listed in Westmoreland Co, 1783 tax list of Tyrone Township with no land, 2 horses, 4 cattle, 6 sheep, 7 whites, no blacks.
Waugh, William & Elizabeth (Frederick Co, MD) - He is not in Frederick Co Land Records Liber B, 1748-1752. But in 1753, there is someone of the same name in Lancaster Co, PA. Coincidence?

In Frederick Co, sometimes signed his name W. Waugh Jr.
Waugh, William & Elizabeth (Frederick Co, MD) 1756 - Frederick Co grantee Frederick Co Land Records Book E, p. 1061.

I, James May of Frederick Co, joiner, sell to William Waugh, 1 walnut chest of drawers, 2 square walnut tables, 1 square, walnut dressing table. Signed May 31, 1756.

Ref: Frederick County, Maryland, Land Records Liber E Abstracts, 1752-1756, by Patricia Abelard Anderson.
Waugh, William & Elizabeth (Frederick Co, MD) 1757 - Frederick Co soldier Frederick Co Muster Rolls, circa 1757, includes William Waugh.
Ref: Pioneers of Old Monocacy by Grace L. Tracey & John P. Dern, p. 378.
Waugh, William & Elizabeth (Frederick Co, MD) 1758 - bastardy suit August Court, 1758. In a suit by His Lordship against Elizbeth Ireland for bastardy, she is fined 3 and William Waugh and Michael Jesserang are bound in 10 each for the fine, and to bear the County harmless.
Ref: This Was The Life, p. 184. (Judgment Records of Frederick County)
Waugh, William & Elizabeth (Frederick Co, MD) 1761 - Frederick Co grantee with wife Elizabeth Frederick Co Land Record Book F, pp. 1233-1235.

Deed from William Waugh, carpenter, and wife Elizabeth to John Wickell, a tract of 150 acres called May's Fall, standing close by a path leading from Isaac Rue's to Phillip Turner's on the north side of Bush Creek.
Recorded Jan 16, 1761.

Ref: Frederick County Maryland Land Records, Liber F Abstracts, 1756-1761, by Patricia Abelard Andersen.

Waugh, William & Elizabeth (Frederick Co, MD) 1762 - Frederick Co witness Frederick Co Land Record Book H pp. 85-87.

Witnessed (as a JP?) a deed to Jacob Young, innholder, from John Cary. Signed name as W. Waugh Jr.

Ref: Frederick County, Maryland Land Records, Liber G & H Abstracts, 1761-1763, by Patricia Abelard Andersen.
Waugh, William & Elizabeth (Frederick Co, MD) 1764 - Frederick Co witness Oct 29, 1764. Witnessed the deed from John Darnall, Esq of Frederick Co, to Peter Barrickman, of a tract called Barkman's Choice, being part of a tract, Char Amount Pleasant, on the waters of Little Antietam. John Cary was the other witness. Mary, wife of John Darnall, released dower.
Ref: Frederick County, Maryland Land Records, Liber J Abstracts, 1763-1767 (Deeds to 1765; Supersedeas Records through 1767), by Patricia Abelard Anderson, p. 65
Waugh, William & Elizabeth (Frederick Co, MD) 1765 - boards George Lynham June Court of 1765. Ordered by the Court here that George Lynham be boarded at William Waugh's until November Court next for 50 shillings to be levied in the next levy.
Ref: This Was The Life, p. 271. (Judgment Records of Frederick County)
Waugh, William & Elizabeth (Frederick Co, MD) 1765 - Frederck Co grantee Mar 22, 1765. Deed from Daniel Dulaney of the City of Annapolis, Esq, Barrister at Law, to William Waugh, lots #228 and 229 in Frederick Town.
Ref: Frederick County, Maryland Land Records, Liber J Abstracts, 1763-1767 (Deeds to 1765; Supersedeas Records through 1767), by Patricia Abelard Anderson, p. 83.
Waugh, William & Elizabeth (Frederick Co, MD) 1765 - Frederick Co witness Frederick Co Land Record Book K pp. 136-137.

Witnessed (as a JP?) a deed from George Hunter to John Cary. Signed name as W. Waugh Jr.

Ref: Frederick County, Maryland Land Records, Liber K Abstracts, 1765-1768, by Patricia Abelard Andersen.
Waugh, William & Elizabeth (Frederick Co, MD) 1766 - Frederick Co Plaintiff 1388. William Waugh Sr, Nov 10, 1766 against William Crossley and John Molone, for 2..9..11 and costs.
Ref: Frederick County, Maryland Land Records, Liber J Abstracts, 1763-1767 (Deeds to 1765; Supersedeas Records through 1767), by Patricia Abelard Anderson, p. 110.
Waugh, William & Elizabeth (Frederick Co, MD) 1766 - Frederick Co witnessed will Will of John Charlton of Frederick Co, Sept 1, 1766.
Children: Thomas
Mentioned: Lettice Ferguson and her sister, Mary Mathews; Thomas, son of bro. Thomas Charlton; John, son of sister Webb Charlton.
Executors: Francis Christopher Edelen and Samuel Fleming,
Witnesses: John Darling, Alex. McDonald, Wm Waugh Jr. 34. 451.
Seen in Maryland Calendar of Wills, 1764-1767, Volume 13.
Waugh, William & Elizabeth (Frederick Co, MD) 1766- Frederick Co witness Frederick Co Land Record Book K pp. 664-665.

Witnessed (as a JP?) a bill of sale from Samuel Beck.

Ref: Frederick County, Maryland Land Records, Liber K Abstracts, 1765-1768, by Patricia Abelard Andersen.
Waugh, William & Elizabeth (Frederick Co, MD) 1767 - Frederick Co, dead Inventory of William Waugh, Frederick Co, July 10, 1767, Nov 10, 1767.
Appraisers: Caspar Shoaff, Samuel Swearingen
Creditors: John Caret, Christopher Edelin
Next of kin: William Waugh
Administratrix: Elisabeth Waugh.

William Waugh, Nov 27, 1767. List of debts. Administratrix = Elisabeth Waugh.

IN: VL Skinner Jr, Inventories of the Prerogative Court of Maryland, 1766-1769. p. 34.
Waugh, William & Elizabeth (Frederick Co, MD) 1768/1769 - Frederick Co - dead On a list of persons who stand charged with lands on Frederick Co rent rolls which are under such circumstances as renders it out of George Scott Farmer afsaid County to collect the rents and therefore claims allowance under his articles for the same from March(?) 1768 to March(?) 1769. Includes William Waugh's heirs.
Ref: Early Lists of Frederick Countians, 1765-1775 by F. Edward Wright, Family Line Publications.
Waugh, William (Anne Arundel Co, MD) -
Waugh, William (Anne Arundel Co, MD) 1729 - Anne Arundel Co, MD, birth William Waugh. born June 29, 1729 South River Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, son of James Waugh and Alice Green.

Source = IGI, batch #7633408, sheet #75, source 1058835
Waugh, William (Carlisle, PA) - This could be the person who was in Tyrone Twp in 1767
Waugh, William (Carlisle, PA) 1764 - Carlisle - 1 lot Cumberland Co, PA Tax Lists, 1750-1767
Waugh, William (Carlisle, PA) 1765 - Carlisle - 1 cow, 1 lot rent Cumberland Co, PA Tax Lists, 1750-1767
Waugh, William (Carlisle, PA) 1766 - Carlisle - 1 horse, 1 cow
Waugh, William (Lancaster Co, PA) -
Waugh, William (Lancaster Co, PA) 1753 - Lancaster Co, PA witness to a deed Lancaster Co Deed Book D p. 33:

Samuel Boude & wife Mary:X of Lanc.bor released and enfeoffed to John Wilson of Lanc.bor 65.
6a-Lanc.bor: Andrew Byarley, Samuel Boud. on road from Queen street to Canastogo (sic). Part of tract patented to Michaell Shank Dec 13, 1717, who released Dec 13, 1717 to Samuel Bethel, late of Lanc., who died intestate, leaving it to Samuel Bethel & Mary Boud.
May 4, 1752. Witnesses were: frequent witness W49, William Waugh, frequent witness J30. Recorded Oct 4, 1753.

Reference = Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Deed Abstracts and Oaths of Allegiance, Revised and Enlarged Edition, Deed Books 'A' through 'M', 1729 through ca1770, with Adjoining Landowners & Witnesses, p. 37, by R. Thomas Mayhill, 1973, the Bookmark, PO Box 74, Knightstown, IN 46148. (Also available for loan from Mid-Continent Library)

:X means signed with an X.
Lanc., Lan.Bor. Lan. B., or L. Bor = Lancaster Borough.
J30 = Edward Barwick, JP of L Co.
W49 = James Bickham, frequent witness from May 22, 1735 to Jun 15, 1768. James Bickham signed with Ann.
Waugh, William (Philadelphia, PA) -
Waugh, William (Philadelphia, PA) 1745 - Philadelphia, son christened John Waugh, son of William Waugh, christened July 19, 1745, First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, PA.

Source: IGI. IGI Source = batch#C507151, extracted christening record for the above church.
Waugh, William Jr & Elizabeth (Frederick Co, MD) -
Waugh, William Jr & Elizabeth (Frederick Co, MD) 1784 - Frederick Co - married Elizabeth Whygle May 8, 1785 Waugh, William to Whygle, Elizabeth.

Ref: Marriage Licences of Frederick Co, 1778-1810, by Margaret E. Myers, 1994, Family Line Publications.
Waugh, William Jr & Elizabeth (Frederick Co, MD) 1785 - Frederick Co, birth of son William Waugh b. April 17, 1785, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Frederick, Frederick, son of William and Elisabeth Waugh.

Source: IGI

I am assigning this record to William Waugh of Frederick Co because the location, date, and name fit.
Waugh, William Jr & Elizabeth (Frederick Co, MD) 1787 - newspaper announcement Maryland Chronicle, Dec 5, 1787. Stray horse taken up at the plantation of Lindsey Delashmutt, nr Patomack River/House and lot to be sold formerly occ by Sebastian Wigle, decd, and lot at upper end of James Smith's Lot - William Waugh.
Ref: Western Maryland Newspaper Abstracts, 1786-1798, p. 13, Family Line Publications.