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

Robert Marshall

Male Bef 1749 - 1793  (> 44 years)


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  • Name Robert Marshall 
    Born Bef 1749  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Mar 1793  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I001425  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 

    Father John 'Major' Marshall,   b. 1726, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1802, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Courts Keech,   b. Abt 1726, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1792, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married Abt 1746  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F00860  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Elgin,   b. Abt 1750, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1793, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married 1769  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Violette Marshall,   b. 9 Feb 1770, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1809, Georgetown, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years)
     2. James Elgin Marshall,   b. 10 Feb 1774, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1812, Charles County, Maryland - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     3. James Elgin {Addl Records} Marshall,   b. 10 Feb 1774
     4. Philip Thomas Marshall,   b. 20 Jul 1776, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1818, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     5. John Marshall,   b. 28 Sep 1786, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1810, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     6. Eleanor Marshall,   b. 12 Aug 1788, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1832, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years)
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F00794  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 149.
      Robert Marshall, October 15, 1792; March 18, 1793
      I, Robert Marshall of CC being sick and weak in body but of sound and perfect sense and memory
      To wife (un-named) all my land during her single life
      To my five children, Violette, Philip, James, John and Eleanor Marshall all my personal estate, equally divided after my wife has received her third. But if my daughter Violette Marshall and my son Phillip and James Marshall will not agree to give up what money is in my possession that will become their right by the death of their grandfather Elgin, to be divided as part of my estate as my two young children may share an equal part then my will and desire is that they shall be paid their grandfathers part and the remaining part of my personal estate, sole equally divided between my son John Marshall and my daughter Eleanor Marshall.
      Executor: wife Ann Marshall and Benjamin Marshall
      Signed: October 15, 1792 Robt Marshall
      Wit - Wm Kirkpatrick, John Marshall Jr.
      Probated on March 18, 1793 by Ann Marshall and Benjamin Marshall together with witnesses William Kirkpatrick and John Marshall Jr, who made oath that they saw the testator sign and seal this will.
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      Charles County, Maryland, Inventories,1791-1797; Page 152.
      Robert Marshall - Inventory. Late of CC, decd. Mar 26, 1793.
      Negroes: Charles (aged 50 years), Adam (31), Tom (25), Roger (27), Henny (37), Eve & child (35), Pries (43), Cate (18), Sall (12), Munah (7), Charity (5), Harry (10), Nathan (4), Waters (2), John (9). Allen (7), Mary Ann (5). Fido (3), Nace (1) .
      Total amount: 757.13.1-1/2.
      Signed - John Bruce, Charles Yates.
      [Kin): Thomas Marshall.
      Creditor: Matthew Blair.
      CC, Jul 8, 1793. Then came Ann Marshall & Benjamin Marshall, executors, & made oath.
      Certified by John Muschett, Registrar of Wills.
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      Administration of the Estate of Richard Marshall dec'd is granted to Thomas Marshall be having taken the oath of Administrator and entered into and executed bond according to law with Richard Crupper his security according to law for faithfull administration of the said estate. Robert Marshall in whom the right of the said administration was in refusing the same. - Prince William County Minute books, page 273, order book 1755-1757 - 23 May 1756
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      URL: http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/stagser/s1400/s1437/html/1437ch.html
      URL title: Maryland State Archives MARYLAND INDEXES(Assessment of 1783, Index)
      1783 Charles County MSA S 1437
      Note:
      [Robert Marshall and John Simms are listed]
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      Richard Marshall, Charles County Will pg 95, 27.317, 4 Apr 1750, 13 June 1750. Will Liber Z 2 313 & Liber A6#4 308.
      To wife Mary Marshall, where I now live as far as the branch that runs up by Abbets old fields; also 70 A. in Prince George's Co. at the north end of tract called "Smiths Adventer," also Negroes Tom and Bess.
      To Son Saml. Marshall, ewe and lamb.
      To son Josias Marshal 130 A. in Prince George's Co. called "Smith's Adventure," and for want of heirs then to my two sons Benjn. Marshall and William Marshall; also Negro Quomono.
      To son Richard, remainder of plantation, Negro Bess. for want of heirs to William
      To son Benjn. 70 A. in Prince George's Co. after mothers decease and for want of heirs to son Josias.
      To son Robt. Marshall, 150 A. in Fairfax County, Virginia. that I bought of John Middleton and for want of heirs to son William.
      To dau. Mary Marshall after her mothers decease, Negro Tom.
      To dau Violetta Marshall the first child the negro woman "Bess" shall have which I gave to my son Richard Marshall.
      The rest of my estate after my wife hath had her thirds and my debts paid, I give to be equally divided amongst my children my son Samuel, only excepted as before.
      Wife Mary Marshall and son Joniah Marshall exs
      Wit: Anne Steal, Susan Black, John A. Allen.

      Robert married second to a Joanna [Douglass]. His will was witnessed by William Kirkpatrick and John Marshall Jr.
      Executors: Wife Anne Marshall executor of Benjamin and Peter Marshall (brothers) dec'd. {his may be a type and should read Philip instead of Peter}
      Mentions Grandfather Elgin.

      Charles County wills, 1793 AK11 page 149
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      Robert Marshall, brother in law of Richard Marshall Scott Sr. [sister is Elizabeth Douglass Marshall]
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 445. Mar 15, 1780 from John Howard Marshall of CC, planter, to Robert Marshall of CC, planter, for 2000 , all them parcels of land in CC on the west side of wicomoco River, viz, a parcel of land sold to Mr. Richard Marshall decd by Colo John Fendall for 6 acres, and part of a parcel of land sold to sd Richard Marshall decd by William Marshall, brother to the sd Richard Marshall decd, and also part of a parcel of land conveyed to sd Richard Marshall decd by William Vincent, and the plantation whereon sd Richard Marshall decd formerly lived, including part of all the afd parcels of land, bounded by a tract of land patented to William Marshall on Aug 15, 1662 for 200 acres, Abbets Branch, the east side of Pecowaxen Main Road, a fresh water run that runs between the plantations whereon Colo John Fendall lived formerly and Richard Marshall decd, containing about 120 acres. Signed - John Howard Marshall. Wit - Robert Young, Richd Barnes (CC JPs). Louisa Marshall, wife to the sd John Howard Marshall, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Mar 20, 1780.
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 229. Ordered that the Register pass the accounts and settle all estates where the executors or administrators apply to him to pass the same, the for next court.

      Robert Marshall is appointed guardian to his daughter, Violetta Marshall, 7 years old last Feb 9. Ordered that Violetta's estate, now in the hands of Susanah Elgin, administratrix of George Elgin, be delivered into sd guardian's hands, he giving bond and security for same. Bond taken the same day. Samuel Marshall and John Howard Marshall of CC, Securities.

      Robert Marshall is appointed guardian to his son, Philip Marshall, 2 years old last Jul 20. Ordered that Philip's estate, now in the possession of Susanah Elgin, administratrix of George Elgin, be delivered into sd guardian's hands, he giving bond and security for same. Bond taken the same day. Samuel Marshall and John Howard Marshall of CC, Securities.

      Robert Marshall is appointed guardian to his son, James Elgin Marshall, 3 years old last Feb 10. Ordered that James Elgin's estate, now in the possession of Susanah Elgin, administratrix of George Elgin, be delivered into sd guardian's hands, he giving bond and security for same. Bond taken the same day. Samuel Marshall and John Howard Marshall of CC, Securities.
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 231.
      Guardian's Bond. Philip Marshall, heir of George Elgin. Robert Marshal, guardian (appointed today by Orphan Court), bond Oct 13, 1778, 120 ; Samuel Marshal, and John Howard Marshal of CC, planters, securities.
      There is due to sd Philip Marshall of George Elgin's estate, 53 16 shillings and 6 pence.
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 231.
      Guardian's Bond. Violetta Marshall, heir of George Elgin. Robert Marshal, guardian (appointed today by Orphan Court), bond Oct 13, 1778, 120 E; Samuel Marshal, and John Howard Marshal of CC, planters, securities. There is due to sd violetta Marshall of George Elgin's estate, 53 16 shillings and 6 pence.
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 232.
      Guardian's Bond, James Elgin Marshall, heir of George Elgin. Robert Marshal, guardian (appointed today by Orphan Court), bond Oct 13, 1778, 120 ; Samuel Marshal, and
      John Howard Marshal of CC, planters, securities. There is due to ad James Elgin Marshall of George Elgin's estate, 53 16 shillings and 6 pence.
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      1783 Tax Assessment Charles County Maryland

      Robert Marshall. 169 acres. CH 1st District, General, p. 5. MSA S 1161-4-5 1/4/5/47
      Robert Marshall. Marshall, 103 acres. CH 1st District, Land, p. 5. MSA S 1161-4-5 1/4/5/47
      Robert Marshall. Three Brothers, pt, 66 acres. CH 1st District, Land, p. 1. MSA S 1161-4-5 1/4/5/47
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book B-1, 1782-1785; Page 457,
      Richard Marshall's Will.
      Dec 9, 1784. 1, Richard Marshall of CC, "&c &c".
      To Benjamin Marshall, son of John - 1 Negro Genie [girl?' named Coley.
      To Richard Marshall, son of John - 1 Negro boy named Davey,
      To Thomas Marshall - 1 Negro fellow named John.
      To my cousin Rebeckah Marshall, daughter of Major John
      Marshall - 1 Negro woman called Hannay, 1 horse called
      Heckter, and bridle, and a Negro man called Steven. To my half brothers and sisters, Samuel Stone's children -
      the rest of my estate to be equally divided between
      them after my just debts are paid.
      Executor: my uncle Robert Marshall_
      Signed - Richard (R his mark) Marshall. wit - James Cottrell, Robert Marshall.
      Probated on Feb 15, 1785 by the oaths of both witnesses.
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      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller
      Charles County, Maryland Land Records, IB 5.276

      At the request of James E Marshall the following Deed was recorded
      the 8th day of November Anno Domini 1802

      This Indenture made this tenth day of November in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and two Between Doctr John M Beatty and Violetta Beatty his wife of George Town Washington County and district of Columbia of the one part and James E Marshall of Charles County and State of Maryland of the other part Whereas on the death of Robert Marshall of said County of Charles and Father to the said Violetta Beatty James E Marshall John Marshall and Eleanor Marshall a tract or parcel of land called The Three Brothers and part of a tract or parcel of land known by the name of Clifton descended to them as heirs and representatives of their sd Father and which sd lands are held in common and the sd John M Beatty and the said Violetta Beatty his wife for a valuable consideration to them paid have bargained and sold to the sd James E Marshall all their part and claim in and to the lands descended as afsd; for the sum of Five Shillings. /s/ John M Beatty, Violetta Beatty;
      Wit: Ben Douglass, James Freeman George Town
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      Charles Co Md Wills Bk (A-F) no 7, pg 699 Written 10June1779, proven 23Mar1782

      In the name of God, Amen, This 10th day of June 1779, I, Mary Marshall of Charles County, Maryland, Being in perfect health of body and of perfect senses, thanks be given unto God, thereore calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last will and Testament, that is to say principally and first of all, I give and recommend my soul unto the hands of God that give it and I recommend my body to the earth to be buried in a decent and Christian burial at the discretion of my Executors, nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life, I give, devise, and propose of the same in the following manner and form:
      Item: I give and bequeath to my well beloved daughter, Mary Scott during her natural life the plantation wheron I now live.
      Item: I give and bequath to my well beloved son, William Marshall after his sister, Mary Scott's decease, the above mentioned plantation on which I now live and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten forever. I also give to my son, William, one nego named "John".
      Item: I give and bequeath to my grandson, Richard Marshall, son of my son Richard Marshall, one negro woman and her youngest child.
      Item: I give and bequeath to my son Robert Marshall, all the residue of my estate, to him and his heirs forever.
      Lastly: I do hereby nominate, ordain, and appoint my son, Robert Marshall, to be my sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament and I do hereby utterly disallow, revode and disannul all and every forms, testaments, wills, legaceys, bequaths, and executors by me in anyways before named, willed or bequathed, satisfying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament, in witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal the day and year above written.

      Signed, sealed, pronounced, and declared by the said Mary Marshall as her last will & testament in the prsence of James Cottrell, Hery Gody, Matthew (x) Gody.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 504. Deed of Gift. I, Robert Marshall of CC, for the love I have for my brother, William Marshall of CC, 1 have given sd William a Negro slave called Thomas. Signed Sep 16, 1792 - Robt Marshall. Wit - Sam Marshall, Thos Marshall. Recorded Sep 27, 1792.
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1810-1811; Liber IB-9 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 172.
      At the request of James Elgin Marshall, the following Deed was recorded December 11, 1810
      Indenture made October 19, 1810; Joanna Marshall of St. Mary's County, Maryland, widow of Robert Marshall late of CC deceased in consideration of $60 current money of the United States paid by James Elgin Marshall has released her right and title of dower in a tract lying in CC whereon James Elgin Marshall now resides being parts of tracts deed by John Howard Marshall to Robert Marshall on March 15, 1780 and recorded in Liber V No. 3 folios 445 and 446. Signed Joanna Marshall in the presence of and acknowledged before Enoch Joseph Millard, John Francis Ford JP's of St. Mary's County, Maryland and certified by John Harris, Clk of St. Mary's County Court on October 20, 1810
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 405-182: THREE BROTHERS: 225 acres; Possession of - 225 Acres - Escheat: Re-Surveyed for William Stephens Howard, John Howard & Thomas Howard, 30 Aug 1722 lying on Bachelors creek near Cedar Point beginning at a bounded red oak. Escheat: Other Tracts Mentioned: HOWARDS DISCOVERY; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, Re-surveyed into HOWARDS DISCOVERY; folio 458,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 424-327: THREE BROTHERS: 250 acres; Possession of - 250 Acres - Stewart, Daniel : Lying between the lands of William Middleton, Robert Robinson & William Coombes, Surveyed 7 Oct 1734 for Daniel Stewart: Other Tracts Mentioned: HOWARDS DISCOVERY; ; ; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},CHANCERY COURT
      1835/04/07
      6475: Susan Beall vs. Robert Marshall, Nathan Summers, and George Kerby. PG. Contract to purchase Enclosure.
      Accession No.: 17,898-6475 MSA S512-8- 6535 Location: 1/37/3/

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