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

Jane Contee Hanson

Female 1747 - 1781  (34 years)


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  • Name Jane Contee Hanson 
    Born 23 Feb 1746/47  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Jun 1781  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I001993  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 

    Father John President Hanson,   b. 3 Apr 1721, Mulberry Grove, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1783, Oxon Hill, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Jane Contee,   b. 28 Sep 1728, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1812, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1744  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Philip Dr. Thomas,   b. 11 Jun 1747, Chestertown, Queen Anne's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1815, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1773  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Thomas,   b. 1774, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1774, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Catharine Hanson Thomas,   b. 15 Oct 1775, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Rebecca Bellicum Thomas,   b. 8 Feb 1777, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1814  (Age 36 years)
     4. John Hanson Thomas,   b. 16 May 1779, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1815, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F01328  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Folio 112 JANE CONTEE PG 01/26/1779 06/12/1779
      "being in good health ...'
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Thomas Contee --son
      -to have all of testatrix's tract of land in Charles County called "Rozer's Refuge"
      -to have Negro man "Hector" and "Moses"
      -to have one third of testatrix's corn, tobacco, money and household furn. and one third of the plate
      -to have the tract of land called "Bucker's (?) Quarter" and all that lying to the southward of a large branch or run that makes in to the creek called Portobaaco Creek and a small part of the marsh that is now ditched and which lies to the northward of the said branch and to be laid off so as to cont. 20 acres
      -named executor of the will
      2. John Contee --son
      -to have silver coffee pot, and mourning ring of 1 guinea price
      3. Catherine Harrison--daughter
      Barbara Reed--daughter
      -son Thomas to pay each the sum of 50 pounds sterling and should he refuse, then he is to have no part of the land left to him in Charles County
      -remainder of the land called "Rozer's Refuge" to be divided between them -Catherine to have Negro woman "Nan" and Negro boy "John"
      -Catherine to have one third part of the plate, one third part of the corn and tobacco and one third part of the household fum.
      -Barbara to have Negro men "Ben" and "Peter"
      -Barbara to have one third part of the corn and tobacco, one third part of the plate, and one third part of the household furn.
      -testatrix wants it understood that the money given to daughters Catherine and Barbara and to son Thomas is not to be part of the money due testatrix from W. Hyde, merchant
      4. Jane (Contee?) --daughter
      -to have silver tea pot and stand and milk pot and tea spoons and tray and bread and butter plate, 1 mourning ring of I guinea price
      5. Jane Contee Harrison --granddaughter
      -to have Negro boys "George" "Townside" and "Jacob" and Negro girl "Cate"
      6. John Hanson --son-in-law
      -along w/ testatrix's sons John and Thomas to have all of testatrix's right to a debt due from Samuel Hyde, merchant and now due--to be divided among them
      7. Jane Contee --granddaughter (daughter of son John)
      Alexander Contee --grandson (son of son Thomas)
      Jane (Contee?) --granddaughter (daughter of son Thomas)
      Alexander --grandson (son of daughter Jane)
      Jane --granddaughter (daughter of daughter Jane)
      Leonard --grandson (son of daughter Grace)
      John Reed --grandson (son of daughter Barbara)
      -each of testatrix's grandchildren including Jane Harrison, to have I silver can of 5 guineas price and to be paid out of the share of Catherine and Barbara and Thomas Witnesses: John Baden, Sr.
      Robert Baden
      Juda Flood (mark)
      Then came: the three above named subscribers to the will
      Note: the testatrix signed the will in her own hand