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

Robert (2) Hanson

Male 1742 - 1770  (28 years)


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  • Name Robert (2) Hanson 
    Born 1742  Port Tobacco Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Feb 1770  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I001907  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 

    Father Robert Hanson,   b. 1680, Port Tobacco Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1748, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Violetta Harrison,   b. Abt 1694, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1747, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married Abt 1722  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01088  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      HANSON, ROBERT, Charles Co. 28 Apr, 1765; 20 Feb. 1770
      To sister Violitta Hanson, lands and plantation in Portobacco Parish, 100 A.; pt. of tract called Betty's Delight, left me by the will of father Robert Hanson, decd., and 69 A. which father bought of William Chandler, being pt. of a tract of land called "Chandler's Hills, also left me by the will of father; 4 lots of land formerly laid out in Chandler Town, Two of which lottes father bought of Richard Rogers, one of John Brown and one of Thomas Sanders; lott laid out in sd. town in name of father; one lot which was laid out for father in Charlestown; 100 A. called Corker's Hogg Hole; at her decease, lands to go to nephew Gerald Fowke, son of Gerard and Sarah Fowke.
      To beloved bro-in-law Capt Gerard Fowke, all lands I have lying in Durham Parish. 150 A. called "Wheeler's Palm," 200 A. called 'Harrison, and 90 A. called Ozburn Hazard,, upon condition he will pay all my just and lawful debts, which if he refuses to do, it is my desire sd. Wheeler's Palm, Harrison and Ozburn Hazard be sold to pay debts.
      To niece Sarah Fowke, dau. of Gerard and Sarah Fowke.
      To nephew Roger Fowke, horse.
      To niece Catherine Fowke, spinnet and etc.
      To nephew Hoskin Hanson, black mare, whlch I had of his father, Walter Hanson.
      To nephew WiIIian Muschet.
      To nephew Mung Muschet.
      To friend John Muschet, Jr., violin and all violin music.
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      HANSON, ROBERT, Charles Coo 5 Apr 1746 27 Sep 1748
      To son WILLIAM HANSON, 100 A. called 'Abergame" which I included In a tract called "Roburtus" granted to me by escheat, pt of his now dwelling plantation; also tract called "addition to Robertus," 28 A.; also my instruments and mathematick books.
      To son ROBERT HANSON, my youngest son, all land and plantation I now dwell on., 100 A., pt. of "Bettys Delight" left me by the will of my father JOHN HANSON, deod. and 69 A. of land which I bought of William Chandler being pt. of tract called "Chandlers Hill"; also 4 lots formerly laid out in Charles Town, two of which I bought of Richard Rogers, 1 of John Brown and 1 of Thomas Sanders; also 1 lot laid out in the said town in my own name; also 1 lot laid out for me in Charles Town whereon I have now a tobacco house; also 100 A. called "Corkers Hog holes"
      To my dau DOROTHY HARRISON, wife of RICHARD HARRISON, 250 As, pt. of tract called "Hansonton," to be laid off the eastern most part of it.
      That remaining part of said tract called "Hansonton" and also 124 A.r pt., of tract callled "Robertus" adj said "Hansonton" to be sold.
      To dau. MARY HANSONr tract: called "Habberdeventure" laid out for 150 A. which I bought of John Lambeth; also other tract called Hansons Plain." 75 A.
      To son SAMUEL HANSON, sword, pistol and silver seal.
      To grandson ROBERT HANSON son of SAMUEL and MARY HANSON, watch made by Tomlinson.
      To son BENJAMIN HANSON, watch made by Royle and horse.
      Remainder of estate to be divided amongst son BENJAMIN HANSON, son ROBERT HANSON, dau MARY HANSON, dau SARAH HANSON and dau. VIOLETTA HANSON.
      Nephew WALTER HANSON to have the guardianship and tuition of my son ROBERT HANSON.
      Sons SAMUEL, WILLIAM and nephew WALTER., exs.
      Wit: Edm. Porteus, Sam. Hanson Jr., Daniel of Ste. Thomas Jenifer. MCW 25. 412
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      Robert Hanson 103.249 CH 96.7.10 Mar 7 1770 Aug 11 1770
      Appraisers: Warren Dent, Richard Barnes.
      Creditors: Robert Mundell for John Glassford, John Craig for John & James Jamieson.
      Next of kin: Violetta Hanson, Mary Harrison.
      Executor: Gerard Fowke.
      ===
      Sarah Fowke 23.323 A CH 449.3.2 25.8.9 May 13 1747
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of O.19.0.
      Received from: persons (unnamed, in Virginia currency), George Sawia. Payments to: Dr. Brown, Mr. William Dent, Barton Stone, Mary Dee, Dr. Mungo Michel, James Scott, executors of Peter Mitchel, Lewis Williams, Walter Hanson.
      Representatives: 20 grandchildren: Anne Hoe, John Alexander, Gerard Alexander, Pertherea Dade, Grand Fowke, Sr., Elizabeth Fowke, Chandler Fowke, Richard Fowke, Anne Fowke, Susannah Fowke, Francis Muncure (7), Sarah Scott, Nancy Hopkins, Elisabeth Wallace, Jean Brown, Richard Brown, Scicillia Brown, Anne Brown, Gerard Fowke, Jr., Jane Fowke.
      Administrators: John Alexander, Gerard Fowke.,
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      Col. Robert Hanson 32.50 A CH 94.4.10 Feb 6 1752
      Sureties: Rev. Theophilus Swift, Capt. William Hanson.
      Payments to: Mr. Robert Gilpin, Mary Cunningham (daughter of William Hoskins (deceased was administrator), her portion of her father's estate), Walter Hanson who married Elisabeth Hoskins (other daughter of William Hoskins, her portion of her father's estate), Joseph Milburn Simms, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Walter Hanson, Daniel Jenifer,
      Representatives: accountants (each married a daughter (unnamed)), Voletta Hanson (of age), Benjamin Hanson (died a minor), Robert Hanson (aged 10 or 11).
      Administrators: Joseph Harrison Hanson, Gerard Fowke.
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      Col. Robert Hanson 33,135 A CH 35.3.4 Jul 2 1752
      Sureties: Theophilus Swift, ---ison Hanson (page torn)
      Payments to: Mr. Robert Scott (merchant in Glasgow) paid to Mr. Walter Hanson, Mary Cunninghame (administratrix of Mr. John Cunninghame), Mary Ogden paid to Samuel Hanson for Nehemiah Ogden, executors of Anne Ebernethy, Dan. Jenifer.
      Legatees: (unnamed) at age save Robert Hanson under guardianship of Nathilter Hanson.
      Administrators: Gerard Fowke, Joseph Hanson Harrison.
      ===
      THOM, ELIZABETH, Charles County, widow. 26 Aug. 1756 [note that it should read Thorn]
      25 Mar. 1761
      To grand-dau. Elizabeth Hanson, one slave, to serve her -ten years and then -to be discharged. Also, give all the children that sd. Hannah, the slave, shall have during the time of her service, to be equally divided amongst the children of Elizabeth Hanson,
      To grand-dau. Mary Mushet, slaves.
      To Elizabeth Dunningham, some slaves, and If she shd. die without issue, then I give sd. slaves -to her mother, Mary Mushet.
      To grand-dau. Sarah Fowke, my slave to serve her -ten years, and that the Increase of dd, slaves to be equally divided among the children that Sarah Fowke now has.
      To grando-dau. Violater Hanson, some slaves,
      To grand-son Robert Hanson, one slave,
      If either sd. grandchildren, Violater or Robert, should die before of age or marry, then the survivor should have what is left to them.
      To great-grand-dau. Hellose Hanson, one slave,
      To great-grandchIldren: Margaret Hanson., Walter Hanson, Hoskin Hanson, Mary Hanson, Grace Hanson, Catharine Fowke, Roger Fowke and Gerrard Fowke, some slaves.
      To Mary Boye, dau, of Elizabeth and Abram Boye, some cattle and etc.
      To Anne Miller, formerly called Anne White, some furniture.
      To Thomas Hanson, natural born son of Anne White, two years of
      schooling and some cattle*
      Ex: Walter Hanson.
      Wit: Sam Jones, Anne Price, Margt, Anders, 31, 283

      NOTE: Who the widow was before marriage I do not not know, but she later married Thos. Osburn, died 1726-7. In 1727 or 1728 she lastly married Absalom Thorne, died 1735. She died 1761; her will proved March 25, 1761, Charles County, Maryland. I suspect she was not the mother of Diana, daughter of this testator, who married Price. This testator's daughter, Violetta Harrison (by his widow Elizabeth), married, first, William Hoskins, died 1727, and left two daughters, Eliz. and Mary Hoskins.
      Violetta (Harrison) Hoskins later married Col Robert Hanson (who had previously been married) and had issue. Her daughter Eliz. Hoskins married Walter Hanson and had issue, and her daughter Mary Hoskins first married Mr. Jno. Cunninghame and had issue, and later she married Mungo Muschett.
      Hence this testator's daughter, Violetta Harrison had children by Col. Robert Hanson and she had grandchildren by Walter Hanson and Eliza. Hoskins, and therefore this testator's widow, Eliz., had grandchildren by Col. Robt. Hanson and she had great grandchildren by Walter Hanson, who was
      a nephew of Col. Robert Hanson.-R. T. Semmes.