Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Dorothy Hanson

Female 1744 - 1805  (61 years)


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  • Name Dorothy Hanson 
    Born 1744  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 8 Oct 1805  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I001945  Tree1
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2017 

    Father Samuel Hanson,   b. 6 Dec 1705, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1749, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Mary Fendall,   b. Abt 1710, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1759, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married 1730  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F00887  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel Middleton Marlow,   b. 20 Oct 1741, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1769, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married Abt 1760  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Samuel Hanson Marlow,   b. Abt 1760, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1800, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
     2. Anne Middleton Marlow,   b. Abt 1766, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1804, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F01303  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1803-1808;
      Folio 608 DOROTHY MARLOW, widow of Samuel Middleton Marlow 09/05/1805 10/08/1805
      "being weak in Body ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Elizabeth Fendall Marshall --niece (wife of Dr. William Marshall)
      -to have the sum of $100.00
      2. Elizabeth Beall McPherson --niece (daughter of brother Samuel Hanson)
      -to have the sum of 30 pounds current money and the sum is to be deducted from the claim against her deceased husband's estate
      3. Charity Fendall --niece (daughter of brother Samuel Hanson)
      -to have the sum of $25.00
      4. Samuel Hanson Beall --son of John Fendall Beall
      -to have the sum of 5 pounds current money
      5. Samuel Hanson --brother
      -if testatrix's claim against Zachariah Cox can be recovered that to have 1/5th part
      6. Anne Middleton Beall --daughter (wife of Josias Fendall Beall)
      -to have the remainder of the estate
      7. Josias Fendall Beall --son-in-law
      - named executor of the will and instructed that testatrix desires a "Tomb Stone be planted at the head of the grave of my Deceased Husband, Son, Grand Child and my own with Suitable Inscriptions"
      Witnesses:
      Robert A. Beall
      Mildred Tench (mark)
      Sarah Langley (mark)
      Then came: Robert Augustus Beall
      Note: the testatrix signed the will with her mark
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      HANSON, MARY, Charles Co. 28 Oct, 1758; 31 Jan, 1759
      Children: Samuel Harrison, Josiah, Benedicta, Mary, Dorothy and Martha.
      Grandchildren: Mary Hanson MacPherson.
      Ex: Samuel Hanson. 30. 640
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      Mr. John Hanson 82.364 CH 245.11.6 Dec 20 1763 Feb 23 1764
      Appraisers: Joseph M. Simmes, Roger Smith.
      Mentions: Mary Hanson, Dorothy Hanson.
      Mentions: Robert Mundell, Daniel Jenifer attorney for John Mitchell.
      Administrator: Samuel Hanson, Jr.
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      single in 1766

      This is not my research: Edward Marlow, son of Wm & Eleanor Marlow, m. Sarah. They had a son, Ralph Marlow, who m. 3/22/1717, Anne Middleton, dau of Capt John Middleton & wife, Mary. Ralph Marlow's will in PG Co is dated 6/30/1770, probated Oct, 1770. Ralph & Anne Marlow had 11 children,
      one of whom was Samuel Middleton Marlow who m. Dorothy Hanson. There is more - all from Mrs. Langley's book. No ones research is accurate, but hers comes as close as any I have seen.

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      HANSON,, MARTHA, Charles Co. 8 Jun, 1765; 25 Oct. 1765
      To sister Dorothy Hanson, Negro boy Will.
      To sister Mary Hanson, Negro wench Sarah,
      To Elizabeth Fendall Hanson, Negro girl Mall,
      To Mary Hanson McPherson., Negro girl Mucey(?)
      To Mary Fendell McPherson, Negro girl called Cate.
      To sister Negro boy Charles.
      To sister Mary Hanson, 1000 pounds of tobacco,
      To sister Dorothy Hanson, 1000 pounds of tobacco. 33. 425
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      Samuel Middleton Marlow 104.274 PG 547.6.1 Apr 18 1770 Jun 23 1770
      Appraisers: Ignatius Wheeler, Jr., George Fraser Hawkins.
      Creditors: Robert Ferguson for John Glassford, Eleanor Humfrey.
      Next of kin: Ralph Marlow, Rebekah Marlow.
      Administratrix: Dorothy Marlow.
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      Folio 550 RACHEL WHEELER, of Fairfax County, Virginia. 11/03/1798 04/05/1803
      "being Sick and weak in Body ..." Bequeaths to:
      1. Nathaniel Newton --brother
      -to have 2 Negro boys "Ossy" and "Tilberry" for his natural life and after his death, then the Negroes are entitled to a new suit of clothes and to be free
      2. Mary --sister
      Rebecca --sister
      Susanna --sister
      -each to have I guinea
      3. Anne Marbury --niece (daughter of John Brewer
      -to have 1 guinea, a stone ring, a pair of gold sleeve buttons and I bed and covering
      4. Rachel Chesil --niece (daughter of Stephen Chesil)
      -to have I stone ring, I pair of silver shoe buckles, a woman's saddle and after the
      death of testatrix's husband Isaac Wheeler, to have I bed and covering
      5. Wife of nephew Joseph Burch
      -to have I guinea
      6. Henrietta Wheeler
      -to have 1 plain gold ring
      7. Joseph Brewer --nephew (son of William Brewer)
      -to have 1 plain gold ring
      8. Doritha Marlowe --old friend and acquaintance
      -to have I guinea to be made into a ring and also to have a suit of wearing apparel
      9. Ignatius Wheeler --husband
      -after testatrix's decease to have Negroes: "Scipio" "Mial" "Wat" "Will" "Little Sam" "Luce" "Lenna" "Henny" "Vina" "Priss" "Anna" and "Margery" for his natural life and at his decease they are to be clothed and entitled to their freedom along w/ their issue and also stock is to be sold and the money from the sale to be applied to the use of testatrix's above named Negroes in such as way as testatrix's brother Nathaniel sees proper
      Witnesses: William Marshall
      Ozborn Bryon
      Then came: the two above named subscribers to the will
      Note: the testatrix signed the will in her own hand
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1797-1803;
      Folio 438 SAMUEL HANSON MARLOW 11/28/1799 02/24/1800 "being Sick of body ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Dorothy Marlow --mother
      Anne Middleton Marlow --sister
      -to have all of testator's estate of whatever kind to be divided equally between them
      -named executrixes of the will
      Witnesses:
      John F. Beall
      Samuel Hanson, Sr.
      Then came: Samuel Hanson
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1769-1772; Liber AA 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 79. At the request of Dorothy Marlow the following Deed was recorded March 14, 1770
      Indenture made September 16, 1769; Henry Downing and John Downing, sons of James Downing late of PGCo deceased of one part and Samuel Middleton Marlow of the other part. Whereas James Downing, father to the aforesaid Henry Downing in John Downing died seized in fee to the following tracts of land; "Dublin" containing 130 acres, "Foxes Denn" containing 100 acres, and parts of "Westmoreland" and "Good Will" containing 53 acres, and whereas James Downing by his last will and testament did give and bequeath to his son James Downing 71 acres of land, part of Dublin after the decease of his wife Ann Downing provided his son should pay unto his 3 other sons Henry Downing, John Downing and Nathaniel Downing the quantity of 2000 pounds of tobacco each when they should come to age of 21 years and the said James Downing not complying with the proviso expressed in his father's will his brothers became seized in equal share of the lands by estimation about 71 acres each. Now this indenture further witness that Henry Downing and John Downing in consideration of 142 pounds current money to them paid by Samuel Middleton Marlow have sold all the estate right title interest and claim of them to the aforesaid parcels of land whereof James Downing father to the said Henry Downing and John Downing died possessed of. Signed Henry Downing, John Downing in the presence of and acknowledged before George Hardy, Jr., George Fraser Hawkins