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

Richard Clagett

Male 1679 - 1752  (73 years)


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  • Name Richard Clagett 
    Born 1679  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Dec 1752  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I001873  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2018 

    Father Thomas Clagett,   b. 1644, St Leonards, Eastcheap, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1703, Clagett's Design, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Margaret Nutter,   b. 1645, St. Leonards, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1691, Calvert County, Maryland now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 45 years) 
    Married Bef 7 Apr 1676  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01228  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Deborah Dorsey,   b. Abt 1680, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County. Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1752, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 1705  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edward Clagett,   b. 1706, Croome, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1767, Croome, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 62 years)
     2. Richard Rev. Clagett,   b. Abt 1708, Croome, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1753, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)
     3. Mary Clagett,   b. Abt 1710, Croome, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1792, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
     4. Eleanor Clagett,   b. Abt 1712, Croome, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1781, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     5. Martha Clagett,   b. Abt 1715, Croome, Prince George's County, Marylandd Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Samuel Rev Clagett,   b. 31 Jan 1717/18, Croome, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1756, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F01227  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      CLAGGETT, RICHARD, Prince George's Co, 27 Oct 1752;7 Dec. 1752
      To son Edward Clagett, 200 Acres being pt, of tract called "Greenland" ; 200 A. being pt, of tract called Croome In Prince George's County, on the south side of St. Charles Branch, beginning at the 4th tree of sd. land and running south 249 perches, etc.
      To grand-child Richard Berry, son of Jeremiah and Mary Berry, 100 acres of a tract called "Croome" lying in Prince George's County, on the south side of St. Charles Branch .
      To sons Samuel and Richard Clagett, remaining pt, of tract called "Croomes" lying in Prince George's County, on south side of St, Charles Branch, to be equally divided by a line drawn from the 3rd tree of sd. land, north 58 degrees, east, until it touches -the land bequeathed to Richard Berry; give to son Samuel Claggett
      To son Richard Clagett, remaining pt, of land called "Croomes"
      Balance to children: Elinor Eversfield, Edward Clagetts, Mary Berry, Richard Clagetts and Samuel Clagetts.
      Sons Samuel and Richard Clagetts, exs.
      wit Hooper Gwynn, William Amies.
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      Richard Claggett 35.222 A 697.16.10 254.2.0 Oct 10 1753
      of Prince George's County.
      Payments to (their portions): Eleanor Eversfield wife of Rev. Mr. John Eversfield, Mary Berry wife of Jeremiah Berry.
      Executrix (surviving): Samuel Claggett (of Charles County).
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      Richard Clagett, Sr. 58.111 AA 3.5.6 Jun 26 1754 Jun 27 1754
      Appraisers: Charles Beven, Robert Bradly.
      Executor: Samuel Clagett (surviving executor).
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      Richard Clagitt 56.31 PG 896.8.6 Jul 12 1753 Nov 29 1753
      (also Richard Clagett)
      Appraisers: Robert Bradly, Clement Hall.
      Creditors: Alexander & Andrew Symmer, Thomas Hamilton.
      Next of kin: Samuel Clagett, Richard Keene.
      Administratrix: Lucy Clagett.
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      Richard Clegett 36.388 A PG 896.9.6 53.12.11 Aug 28 1754
      Sureties (of Mount Calvert Hundred): Richard Keene, Edward Clegett.
      Received from: James Wardrop, Samuel Clegett.
      Payments to: Dr. Thomas Hamilton, Mr. Richard Keene, Mary Sim, Samuel Clegett,
      Dr. Richard Smith, Hooper Gwynn, John Cooke, Andrew Symmer, Lord Baltimore,
      Daniel Dulany, Esq.
      Heirs: (unnamed).
      Administratrix: Lucy Clegett (widow).
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      Richard Claggett 36.281 A 450.18.5 Jun 28 1754
      of Prince George's County. A second inventory is cited in the amount of 3.5.6. The amount of the accounts also included 104.19.5 in sterling & 52.1.5 in gold. Received from: James Wardrop_.
      Payments to; Rev. Mr. John Eversfield who married Eleanor (her portion of her father's estate per will of deceased), Jeremiah Berry (his portion of servant William Amiss), Lucy Claggett (widow of Richard Claggett, Jr. (son, his portion)), Edward Claggett (son, his portion), Edward Claggett (son, his portion of servant William Amiss), Eleanor (her portion of servant William Amiss) wife of Rev. Mr. John Eversfield, Lucy Clagget (widow of Richard Claget, Jr. (due from Mr. James Wardrop)), Lucy Clagget (widow of Richard Claget, Jr. (his portion of above servant)), Mary (daughter, her portion) wife of Jeremiah Berry, Dr. Thomas Hamilton, accountant (hos portion).
      Payments to (their portions, in equal amounts): wife (daughter, unnamed) of Jeremiah Berry, Lucy Claggett (widow of Richard Claggett, Jr. (son, executor of deceased)), Edward Claggett (son), Eleanor (daughter) wife of Rev. Mr. John Eversfield.
      Executor (surviving): Samuel Claggett (of Charles County).
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      Clagett, Capt. Thomas, Prince George County, 26th Jan., 1732;; 27th March 1733
      To son Richard and hrs., 300 A. "Huntington" near. Rock Creek. bought of Thomas Fletchall dec'd.
      to daus Elizabeth Prather and Sarah Claggett and their hrs., each 150 A. nr. Bever Dam branch.
      to 2 sons John and Charles and their hrs., remaining pt. of "Clagett's Purchase" after son Thomas has 200 A. laid out for him according to deed of gift lately executed.
      to wife Mary extx. and hrs., 300 A. "Striffe" bou. of Hugh Riley; 1/3 of personal estate.
      to dau. Sarah personalty. Residue of personal estate to 3 daus. viz.: Martha, Margaret and Ann.
      Test: Charles Beavan (Deavin), John Clagett, Jeremiah Berry, Richard Keene. 20, 670
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 293
      Special Petition of Richard Clagett, John Clagett and Richard Keene; regarding boundaries of Greenland:
      Deposition of Charles Bevan, age ca 42; mentions Col. Ninian Beall; _ Mar 1728
      Deposition of Cap- Thomas Clagett, Gent., age ca 49; mentions John Clagett's spring branch, Ninian Beall, Weston, Henry Darnall's Quarter, Dick's Quarter; 1 Mar 1728
      Enrolled 27 Jun 1728
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 319
      Enrolled at request of John Eversfield 6 Aug 1731:
      Richard Clagett of St. Paul's Parish for love and affection to grandson John Everfield (infant); for his maintenance; one Negro boy named Charles about 9 years old; /s/ Rich'd Clagett; wit. John Eversfield, John Bowie; ack. 5 Aug 1731
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 320
      Enrolled at request of John Eversfield 6 Aug 1731:
      John Eversfield of St. Paul's Parish for love and affection to son John Eversfield (infant); for his maintenance; 3 Negroes [very faint writing]; several books including Ecclesiastical History of the Church of England, Colliers Historical Dictionary, [also books on philosophy, physicks, a Bible in Greek, etc. continuing for 2 pages]; /s/ John Eversfield; wit. Leonard Hollyday, John Bowie, Richd. Clagett; ack. John Eversfield 5 Aug 1731
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 556
      Enrolled at request of Richard Clagett 18 Nov 1732:
      From Richard Clagett, Gent.; for 5s; to son Edward Clagett; a Negro lad named James and Negro woman named Abigail with her child named David; also all my stock of cattle, sheep & hogs which belong to my Quarter before it was made over to afsd. Edward being part of a tract called Green Land; /s/ Richd. Clagett; wit. Thomas Clagett, Jr., _ Contee; ack.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 557
      Enrolled at request of Richard Clagett 18 Nov 1732:
      Indenture, 4 Nov 1732; between Richard Clagett, Gent., and Edward Clagett, planter, his son; for 5s; a parcel called Green Land on Cabbin Branch; containing 211 acres; also a tract called Croom on Charles Branch containing 200 acres being part of 411 acres; /s/ Richd. Clagett; wit. Richard Lee, Thos. Clagett, Jr.; ack. 4 Nov 1732 by Richard Clagett and Deborah his wife
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      Land Records of Prince George's County, Maryland
      Liber T, Page 55
      Recorded at request of Richard Clagett, 2 Jan 1733:
      9 Jan 1733; Indenture between John Miller, planter, and Richard Clagett; for 5s; 2 acres lying in Charles Branch adjacent Richard Clagett's dwel. plantation where a water mill stands; /s/ John Miller; wit. John Bowie, James Boswell; ack. 9 Jan 1733 John Miller
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      Land Records of Prince George's County, Maryland
      Liber T, Page 56
      Recorded at request of John Miller, 20 Jan 1733:
      9 Jan 1733; Indenture between Richard Clagett, planter, and John Miller, planter; for 5s; 2 acres on the south side of the Charles Branch adjacent & for the use of the sd. water mill and 1/2 of the water mill and profits; /s/ Richd. Clagett wit. John Bowie, James Boswell; ack. Richard Clagett
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1757-1759; Liber PP {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 249. At the request of John Clagett the following Deed was recorded January 27, 1759
      Indenture made January 20, 1759; Edward Clagett, planter in consideration of 25 pounds sterling money of Great Britain paid by John Clagett, planter and for divers other good causes and considerations hereunto moving has sold a tract called "Greenland" which land was formerly conveyed to Edward Clagett by Richard Clagett contained 200 acres and beginning on the side of Cabin Branch and the fourth bounded tree of "Greenland". Signed Edward Clagett in the presence of John Hepburn, Allen Bowie and acknowledged before John Hepburn