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

Walter 'Yst' Hanson

Male 1760 - 1791  (31 years)


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  • Name Walter 'Yst' Hanson 
    Born 1760  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Sep 1791  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 2 Jul 1792  Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I001965  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2018 

    Father John Hanson,   b. 1710, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1793, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Tyler,   b. 7 Jul 1713, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1795, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 1745  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Hatch Maddox,   b. 9 Jan 1758, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1830, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1781  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Hanson, Walter to Sarah Hatch Maddox, Dec. 25, 1781.
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Hanson,   b. 1782, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Anne Theobald Hanson,   b. Abt 1783
     3. Eleanor Hanson,   b. Abt 1785, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. John Maddox Hanson,   b. 1787, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1838, Wilkes County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F01312  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County, Maryland, Inventories,1791-1797; Page 96.
      Walter Hanson of John, Inventory. Late of CC, decd. Negroes: Charles (aged 38 years), Barnaby (13), Frank (10), Peter (5), Monoky (25), Judith (10), Eliza (7), Harriet (3). Total amount: 328.2.8-1/2 .
      Signed - Francis W. Hawkins, Saml Hawkins.
      Kin& Creditor: John Hanson, Jr_
      Creditors: Rob Fergusson, for Henderson Fergusson & Gibson, CC, Jul 2, 1792. Then came Sarah Hatch Hanson, administrator of Walter Hanson yst, late of CC, decd, & made oath.
      Certified by John Muschett, Registrar of Wills.
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      Charles County, Maryland, Inventories,1791-1797; Page 112.
      Walter Hanson (Yst) - Additional Inventory. Late of CC, decd.
      1 work bench, 1 bellows, & some plank by the information of Henry M Hanson.
      Total amount: 13.7.3.
      Signed - Francis W. Hawkins, Saml Hawkins.
      CC, Oct 15, 1792. Then came Sarah Hatch Hanson,
      administratrix, & made oath.
      Certified by John Muschett, Registrar of Wills
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      Charles County Maryland Administration Accounts, 1791-1798, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 131.
      Walter Hanson of John- 1st A/C; 139.1.2-3/4 387.18.1-1/2 May 20, 1793
      Sureties: John Hanson of John, Henry M. Hanson
      Received from: John Crismond, E. Davis, Alexander Hawkins, Rachel Cox, Sarah Hally, Ben Robey, Wm Roberson, Charles Goodrick, Charles Hawkins, John Chapman, Samuel Robey, Stewart Lamond, Wm Bannister, Col. Deakins
      Payments to: Matthew Blair, N & V Peers, St. John's College for subscription, John Lamond Wm Craik (Attorney)
      Balance Accountable: 318.18.1-1/2
      Administrator/Executrix: Sarah H. Hanson,
      Then came Sarah Hatch Maddox and made oath.
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      Charles County Maryland Administration Accounts, 1791-1798, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 227.
      Walter Hanson of John - Final A/C; 318.8.2-1/2 345.17.9 Dec 21 1794
      Sureties: John Hanson, Henry M. Hanson
      Received from: John Mason Crismond, Saml Hanson, Caleb Hawkins, Alexander S.H. Hawkins, Wm Latimer, Saml Hanson
      Payments to: Fergusson & Co., John Petty & Co., Anthony Renzel, Kredrick Green, John H. Stone, James Swan
      Representatives: widow and 4 children all under age
      Balance to be distributed: 267.12.5-3/4
      Distribution: widow 1/3, residue to four children
      Administrators: William Morris and Sarah Hatch his wife
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      Charles County, Maryland, Inventories,1791-1797; Page 288. Walter Hanson (of John) - Additional Inventory. Late of CC, decd. Mar 16, 1795.
      1 Negro boy (aged 13 months).
      Total amount: 15.0.0.
      Signed - F.W. Hawkins, Sam Hawkins.
      CC, Mar 23, 1795 Then came William Morris & Ann, his wife, administrators, & made oath.
      Certified by John Muschett, Registrar of Wills.
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      SWIFT, MARY, Charles Co. 6 Sept. 1773; 14 NOV. 1774
      To cousin Walter Hansonn Negro man Pompey and Negro woman Sarah,
      To William Macconchie,, Mulatto man Henry, Negro man Edward, Negro man George, Negro man Robin and Negro woman Jane, stock,
      To William Macconchie, son of William, Negro boy Nipkin, Negro boy George and Negro girl Susan.
      To CatharIne Thompson, Negro woman Lucy, Negro Sarah, Negro boy Bassell and Negro boy Charles, stock, all household furniture.
      To William Macconchie, ex., and Catherine Thompson, extx., residue equally. Wits John Stone; Richid, R. Reeder. MCW 40.147
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 172.
      Proceedings of the Orphan Court, Jun 9, 1778. Present Messrs Samuel Hanson, Daniel Jenifer, and George Dent. Walter Hanson, Register.
      William James Alexander MacDaniel, an orphan 12 years old next Jan 13, is bound to Walter Hanson, son of John, until he arrives to age 21, Hanson agrees to teach the orphan the art of manufacturing gunpowder, and when opportunity offers, to make him acquainted with the carpenters trade, and at no time put him to common labor to the axe or hoe; to teach him to read distinctly in the Bible, to write a legible hand, and to make him perfect in arithmetic as far as the rule of three, and at the expiration of his time, to give him a decent suit of apparel.
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      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller

      Charles County, Wills B 1.421

      I, Stephen Compton of CC, am sick and weak of body, but of sound, disposing mind, memory and understanding.
      To my son -in-law John Maddox for the use and benefit I have had of my son-in-law's estate, I give John all that tract of land called Hansons Discovery and also all that part of a tract of land called Bargain I bought that part of John Brown Wilder, Carpenter James, Charity & her four children with their future increase from the date of this, my Will. But if he does not choose to take the above legacy in lieu of any claim he may have against me, then the whole to be sold by my executors, or such part thereof as my be sufficient to satisfy such calim.
      To my brother William Compton 10 sheep and no more.
      To my niece Anne Compton, daughter of my sister Wilda 1 Negro girl called Pall, with her future increase
      To my nephew William S. Compton 1 young horse or mare of the value of 12, one feather bed & furniture and one cow and calf, and four sheep.
      To my nephew Henry T. Compton 100.
      To my three children-in-law, Sarah H. Maddox, Elizabeth J. Maddox and John Maddox I have made deeds of gift to them of sundry Negroes and other chattels recorded in
      CC records, the validity of which deeds are doubtful. I hereby confirm the gifts.
      Immediately after my death, Negro fellow James and my Negro fellow Sam, formerly the property of John Maddox, Senr are to be free. The right of these two Negroes to be in my friends Jonathan Yates and Thomas Harris who no doubt will take proper steps to set them free immediately after my death.
      To my mother Rachel Compton one Negro man named Pompey and the use of one Negro girl named Lurana, during her life. And after my and my mother's death, Luraner is to be equally divided amongst the children of my sister, Susana Turner, with her future increase.
      I also give my mother one cow and calf and six sheep
      To Elizabeth Hanson daughter of Walter Hanson one Negro girl called Rachel.
      To my brothers and sisters, viz, Zachariah, Matthew, John, Alexander, Edmund Howard, Margaret, Elizabeth and Susannah the rest of my estate after my just debts and funeral charges are paid to be equally divided between them.
      Executor: my brother Edmund Howard Compton
      Signed 3 Nov 1784 Stephen Compton
      Wit: Richard Crain, Amelia Powell, Elizabeth Thompson
      Probated on 20 Nov 1784 by the oath of the executor and by the oaths of all three witnesses.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 5. Bond of conveyance. I, John Hanson Sr of CC, planter, am bound unto Walter Hanson Youngest in the sum of 4000 specie payable in gold or silver, dated this Dec 29, 1781. Whereas sd John Hanson Sr has this day given to his son, Walter Hanson yst, one half part of a tract of land called Greenland, containing about 750 acres, which land sd John Hanson Sr did, in 1773 give and put into the possession of sd Walter Hanson Yst, in consequence of which sd Walter. Hanson Yet has built a dwelling house, a barn, and other out houses thereon, and in consideration of the natural love that sd John Hanson has for his son, Walter Hanson Yet, he hereby gives ad Walter Hanson Yet one half of sd tract of land called Greenland and hereby obliges himself, at the request of sd Walter Hanson Yet, to convey to Walter Hanson, Yst, one half of Greenland, containing about 400 acres. If sd John Hanson Sr conveys to sd Walter Hanson Youngest one half of Greenland, as laid off by John Hanson Youngest, and otherwise fulfills all the above covenants, then the above bond to be void. Signed - Jno Hanson_ Wit - Thos Stone, Crs Courts. Recorded Dec 22, 1792 at the request of Sarah H. Hanson.
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      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller
      Charles County, Maryland; CCLR N #4.5

      Bond Recorded at the request of Sarah H. Hanson.

      I John Hanson Senr of Charles County planter am held and firmly bound unto Walter Hanson Youngest in the full sum of Four Thousand Pounds Specie payable in gold or silver to be paid unto the sd Walter Hanson Yst his attorney Executors Administrators or assigns to which payment well and truly to be made and done I bind myself my Heirs Executors and Administrators this 29th day of December one Thousand seven hundred and eighty one Whereas the above mentioned John Hanson Senr hath this day given unto his beloved son Walter Hanson Yst one half pt of a certain Tract of Land called Greenland containing seven hundred and fifty acres which sd land John Hanson Senr did in the year one thousand seven hundred and seventy three give and put into the possession of the sd Walter Hanson Yst In Consideration of the natural Love and Affection which sd John Hanson Senr hat for son Walter Hanson Yst he doth hereby give and grant unto sd Walter Hanson Yst one half of sd Greenland containing about four hundred acres. /s/ John Hanson; Wit: Thos Stone, Cro Courts. Recorded 22 Day Dec 1792
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 188.
      John Hanson Sr., May 10, 1787; Codicil June 30, 1792; November 5, 1793
      I, John Hanson of CC being in tolerable good health of sound and disposing mind and memory
      To wife Elizabeth Hanson all the lands and plantation whereon I now dwell containing 355 acres being part of a tract of land called Greenland together with all the houses orchards and other appurtenances for her natural life and after her decease to sons Walter and Samuel Hanson. Also 70 acres of land lying in Zachariah Swamp called New Stile, then to sons John Hanson and Henry Massey Hanson
      To eldest son John Hanson, tracts of land Jordan's Delight, Zachia Old Bridge, Martins Meadows and Marcus Mistaken.
      To sons Walter and Samuel Hanson after the decease of my wife Elizabeth Hanson, 70 acres of land lying in Zachia Swamp called New Stile.
      To son Walter Hanson after the decease of my wife, all that part of land called Green Land that lyeth on the north side of the main road that leads from Portobacco to the old Bridges.
      To son Samuel Hanson after the decease of my wife all that part of land called Green Land that lyeth on the South side of the main road that leads from Portobacco to Zachiah Old Bridges.
      Executor: Elizabeth Hanson
      Signed: May 10, 1787 Jno Hanson
      Wit - Walter Hanson, William Morris, Ignatius Wheeler
      Codicil: after the making and executing of the will, son Walter Hanson departed this life, leaving one son and three daughters, John Maddox, Elizabeth, Anne Theobald, and Eleanor. His portion should go to Sarah Hatch Hanson, widow of the deceased Walter Hanson
      Signed: June 30, 1792 Jno Hanson
      Wit - Walter Hanson, Mungo Muschett, William Hanson of Walter
      November 5, 1793: Subscribing witness Walter Hanson Sr. together with William Morris and Ignatius Wheeler, made oath that they saw the testator sign and seal this will
      November 5, 1793: Subscribing witness Walter Hanson Sr. together with Mungo Muschett and William Hanson of Walter, made oath that they saw the testator sign and seal the codicil annexed to the will.
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      Charles County Land Records 1796-1799; Liber IB-2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 417. Deed: at the request of William Morris, the following deed was recorded September 1st 1798.
      Indenture made September 1, 1798; John Hanson of Wilkes County, Georgia in consideration of 4 pounds 10 shillings current money paid by William Morris have sold all that part of the three following tracts of land called "Morris Adventure", "Morris Triangle" and "Greenland" bordering "Small Hope" now resurveyed and called "Morris Adventure", "Barton's Meadow" now resurveyed of "Greenland" as being referenced to a deed from John Hanson to John Hanson and Walter Hanson bearing date of March 6, 1782 and lying on the north side of the road leading from Port Tobacco to the Old Bridges. Signed John Hanson in the presence of Caleb Hawkins
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 426-339: GREENLAND: 755 acres; Possession of - 755 Acres - Hanson, John: Re-Survey of Original Tracts, viz, HUSSEYS ADVENTURE, HUSSEYS ADDITION, MOORES LODGE, MOORES GORE, BARTON MEADOWS, and BARTONS HOPE, Re-surveyed 25 Sep 1735 for John Hanson all reduced into one by no other name than the RESURVEY OF TRACTS (mm; GREENLAND later written in): Other notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}