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View Tree for Teague TraceyTeague Tracey (d. June 16, 1712)

Teague Tracey (son of Teague Tracey and Unknown) died June 16, 1712 in Baltimore Co., MD. He married Mary James on November 05, 1694 in Anne Arundel Co., MD, daughter of Richard James and Ellinor.

 Includes NotesNotes for Teague Tracey:
The TRACY/TRACEY Family of Baltimore County

Most of the Tracy/Tracey families that are found in the northwestern corner of Baltimore county (including today's Carroll county, appear to be descendants of Teague Tracy and Mary James. There are inadequate records to "prove" the lineages of most members of this family, so there are many cases where the proponderance of the evidence needs to be considered. It is possible that most of the Tracey/Tracy family in the area may be descendants from Teague's son Tego. The early history of the family (before 1700) is also confusing. I believe that there is adequate evidence to assert that Teague had a close relative named Thomas Tracy. I suspect that Thomas was Teague's brother. Also looking at the records from early Prince George's county in the area of Mount Calvert Manor (this part of Prince Georges county came from Calvert county), we find that there are four men named Tracy/Tracey assoicated with the area. Teague, who owned the tract of land called "Cucholds Point", Thomas, Charles Tracey who was an innkeeper who died without issue or widow, and Hugh Tracy

Today the name is generally spelled TRACEY, though some branches of the family, such as those in Ohio use Tracy. The name also appears spelled as TREACY, and TRASY in the records. Note that Teague is an Irish name for Timothy.

TRACEY'S LANDING is a locality in southern Anne Arundel county along with TRACEY'S CREEK a tributary of Herring Creek. These are located in the area inhabited by Richard James, and apparently where Teague and Mary (nee James) lived for a few years before moving to Baltimore County. Was the Creek and town named for Teague Tracey? One story I have been told, is that they were named for a man named Tracey who invented as improved tobacco prise. A tobacco prise was a press used to put tobacco into hogsheads. We know that Teague Tracey was a cooper by trade, and hence if the above story is true then the creek and locality were named after Teague Tracey.


This is probably, the Teague that was transported to Maryland in 1675 by John Raven. Teague was living in Herring Creek, Anne Arundel County, MD when he married Mary James in 1694. Their first 4 children were born in Anne Arundel Co. The family likely moved to Baltimore Co., MD about 1700. Teague owned land in what is now the area of Towson State University. He was appointed overseer of roads by Tobias Starnsborough in November 1709.

On February 19, 1694 he was listed as a debtor in the inventory of John Abington, merchant, of Calvert County, Md.

On March 30, 1699, he and wife Mary sold land called Cuckold Point in Charles County, Md. On April 26, 1703, Teague and Mary sold 100 acres to James Chance. In January 1706, "Thady" Tracey patented 200 acres in Baltimore County and called it James Meadows. On September 9, 1709, he sold 100 acres, part of James Meadows to Mordeal Price. On June 10, 1706, he patented 100 acres, Tracey's Park in Baltimore County, Md.

Mary remarried to George Hitchcock by July 22, 1713 when she administered Teague's estate. Since George Hitchcock was a Quaker, one could deduce that Teague may have been a Quaker as well.

TRACEY/TRACY families in Maryland in the 17th Century

Samuel Tracey of Baltimore county

Timothy Tracey of St Mary's county

Richard James, father of Mary James , wife of Teague Tracey

Charles Tracey of Mount Calvert Manor in Calvert and then Prince Georges counties

Hugh Tracey of Mount Calvert Manor in Calvert and then Prince Georges county. & Charles county

Thomas Tracey of Prince Georges and Anne Arundel counties. Believed to been the brother of Teague Tracey

Teague Tracey of Mount Calvert Manor in Calvert, then Prince Georges counties, Herring Creek Hundred of Anne Arundel county and lastly Baltimore county. - coming soon.

George Tracy - I have only found one reference to this George Tracy, in the list of debts due the estate of William Peckett, filed in Baltimore county 17 August 1710.


TRACEY/TRACY families in Maryland in the 18th Century

The Early 1700s

Descendants of Teague Tracey and Mary James

Dianh Tracey, born 18 Dec 1695, St James Parish, Anne Arundel county., MD
Sarah Tracey, born 7 april 1698, St James Parish, Anne Arundel county., MD
James Tracey, born 21 April 1700, St James Parish, Anne Arundel county., MD
Tego Tracey, b. 1 Oct 1702, St James Parish, Anne Arundel county, MD
Mary Tracey

William Tracey of Potomac Hundred, Prince Georges county

The mid 1700s

Archibald Tracey of Baltimore county
James Tracey, born 25 Sept 1760 in Maryland, d. 30 Sept 1839, York District, South Carolina
Usher Tracey of eastern Baltimore county & Harford county.


More About Teague Tracey and Mary James:
Marriage: November 05, 1694, Anne Arundel Co., MD.

Children of Teague Tracey and Mary James are:
  1. +Basil/Basel/Bazzel Tracey, b. Aft. 1704, d. Abt. 1780.
  2. Dinah Tracey, b. December 18, 1695, Anne Arundel Co., MD, d. date unknown.
  3. Sarah Tracey, b. April 07, 1698, d. date unknown.
  4. James Tracey, b. April 21, 1700, d. date unknown.
  5. Tego Tracey, b. October 01, 1702, d. date unknown.
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