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

Sarah Magruder Courts

Female Aft 1809 - Aft 1832  (> 23 years)


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  • Name Sarah Magruder Courts 
    Born Aft 1809  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1832  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I075469  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2018 

    Father William Courts,   b. 16 Jun 1783, "Milton Hill, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1824, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 40 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Lyles,   b. Abt 1787, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1832, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married 17 May 1808  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • William & Eliza Lyles 5-17-1808
    Family ID F13060  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1828-1834 Prince George's County MD Will Book
      Folio 504 ELIZA CLAGETT 11/24/1832: 12/01/1832
      "being weak in body ..."

      Bequeaths to:
      1. Ann C. Belt --daughter
      -to have Negro man "Bob" Negro woman "Lily" and her 2 children "Henry" and "Edward" and Negro woman "Betty"
      2. Sarah M. Courts --daughter
      -should the testatrix's daughter Ann die wlout issue, then to have Negroes left her
      -to have Negro men "Charles" and "George" Negro woman "Susan"
      -to have the testatrix's piano and 1 wardrobe
      -in case she should die wlout heirs, then Negroes to daughter Ann and in case of both of their deaths to son John C. Courts
      3. John C. Courts -son
      -should both of the testatrix's above daughters die wlout heirs, then to have Negroes left to Ann
      -to have mare colt called "Kitty" and her colt and also I bay horse called "Industry" and 1 sorrel horse "Greenleaf' and he to expose the horses to sale and after expenses are paid to keep the remainder.
      4. Children of sister Sidney Edelen
      -should all the above die w/out issue, then to have Negroes left to daughter Ann
      5. Ellen W. Lowery --sister
      -should all the above die wlout issue, then to have Negroes left to daughter Ann
      6. Charles Brice
      -named executor of the will and after debts and expenses are paid, the remainder of the
      present crop and personal estate to be divided between testatrix's 2 daughters share and
      share alike
      Witnesses: George Kerby
      Henry L.Coombs
      Thomas Lyles
      Then came: George Kerby
      Note: the testatrix signed the will in her own hand