James Truman Gates, son of Peter Gates and Jane
In 1787, James Truman Gates, along with his mother, Jane, was named as executor of his father's will. James Truman Gates gains control of a portion of a tract of land known as Anchovy Hills. In 1791 he repurchases a part of Anchovy Hills that his father had sold.1
|In this 1791 deed it appears that James Truman Gates is buying back a portion of Anchovy Hills along Aquasco Creek, that his father, Peter Gates, had sold.|
|A portion of the 1794 deed|
By August 8, 1801, (date of earliest known record) Mary Ann has passed away and Elisha and Elizabeth are shown in Guardianship Records.4
1) Elisha (1789-1863)
1. Maryland State Archives http://mdlandrec.net Prince George's County Court (Land Records) JRM 1, p. 84-5, MSA_CE65_30. Date viewed 03/04/2014.
2. Maryland State Archives http://mdlandrec.net Prince George's County Court (Land Records) JRM 3, p. 100-01, MSA_CE65_32. Date viewed 03/04/2014.
3. Federal Gazette, Dec 8, 1798, Baltimore, Maryland, Yundt and Brown Publisher
4. "Maryland, Probate Estate and Guardianship Files, 1796-1940." Index and images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2014.