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

Mary Clagett

Female Abt 1710 - 1792  (~ 82 years)


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  • Name Mary Clagett 
    Born Abt 1710  Croome, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Nov 1792  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I010335  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 

    Father Richard Clagett,   b. 1679, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1752, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F01223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jeremiah Berry,   b. 1712, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1769, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married Abt 1732  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Berry,   b. 20 Jul 1734, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1819, Montgomery County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Benjamin Berry,   b. 16 Jul 1739, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1827, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     3. William Berry,   b. 29 May 1742, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1784, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     4. Jeremiah Berry,   b. 1745, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1780, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     5. Mary Clagett Berry,   b. 24 Aug 1746, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1811, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     6. Zachariah Berry,   b. 11 Jul 1749, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1845, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     7. Amelia Berry,   b. 18 Jul 1752, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1780, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 27 years)
     8. Elisha Berry,   b. 19 Jan 1755, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1813, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     9. Nicholas Berry,   b. Bef 1745, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1788, Montgomery County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F06808  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1790-1796;
      Folio 317 MARY BERRY 07/12/1787 11/27/1792
      "being in perfect health ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Richard Berry --son
      -to have all the right, title and interest which testatrix has in a tract of land or parcel lying in Montgomery County called "Shepherd's Hard Fortune- cont. 282 acres a land
      -to have 1 silver cup w/ 2 handles, 2 silver salt sellers and a silver pepper box
      2. Benjamin Berry --son
      -to have 12 silver table spoons, and a silver pepper box
      3. Mary Williams --daughter
      -to have Negro woman "Nan" in lieu of and in satisfaction of ally claim she may have to Negro woman "Grace" in the possession of testatrix's son Richard
      -to have 1 silver mustard pot, I silver pepper box 2 silver salt sellers. and 6 silver tea spoons
      4. Zachariah Berry --son
      -to have 1 silver tankard and whereas the said Zachariah in entitled to and possessed of 900 acres of land which was devised to him in the will of his father Jeremiah Berry. being 2/3rds of a tract of land called "Outlett" and "Concord Enlarged" but more commonly called 'Carroll's Manor" and which the said Jeremiah purchased from Charles Carroll now testatrix gives him testatrix's right, title and interest to the said 900 acres now in his possession
      -to have 300 acres of land being part of a tract of land called "Outlett" beginning at the end of the 2nd line of the said tract and then - until it intersects the lines of that part of "Outlet" laid out for the said tract under and by the virtue of his father's will and now in his possession thence.. __until it intersects the 3 line of the whole tract and thence to the beginning but as pan of the said 900 acres of land devised to him by his father and which has been laid off for him aforesaid is claimed by Josias Beall, it is testatrix's will that should Beall prevail and recover the land lie now claims, then to have other adjoining lands as will make up the 900 acres
      5. William Berry --grandson (son of Jeremiah Berry)
      -to have Negro woman "Flora" and her increase now in the possession of William's mother Mildred Berry to be delivered to him when he arrives at age 21
      6. Jeremiah Berry --grandson (son of Jeremiah)
      -should William die before corning of age then to have Negro woman devised to him
      7. Mary Douglas --granddaughter (daughter of Jeremiah)
      -to have Negro woman "Dinah" now in the possession of her mother Mildred Bern/ and to be delivered to her at testatrix's decease
      8. William Osborn Sprigg --grandson
      -to have Negro girl "Elizabeth" and Negro girl Susannah" to be delivered to him when he arrives at age 21.
      9. Mary Berry --granddaughter (daughter of son Benjamin Berry)
      -should William Sprigg die before Coming of age 21, then to have Negro girl "Elizabeth"
      10. Jeremiah Williams --grandson
      -should testatrix's grandson William Sprigg" die before coming of age 21, then to have Negro girl "Susannah"
      11. Mary Williams --daughter
      -to have all of testatrix's right, title and interest to the residue of a tract or parcel of land called "Outlet
      12. Elisha Berry --son
      -remainder of the estate to be divided between Richard, Benjamin, Zachariah, Mary Williams and Elisha to be divided equally among them
      -named executor of the will aIong w/testatrix's sons Benjamin and Zachariah and son-in-law Thomas Owen Williams
      Witnesses; Charles Burgess, John Burgess, Richard Humbertson
      Then came: the three above named subscribers to the will
      Note: the testatrix signed the will in her own hand
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      MARY BERRY, PG 12 Jul 1789; 27 Nov 1792
      To son Richard
      To son Zachariah 900 acres devised him in his father's will; part of 2 tracts Outlet and Concord Enlarged, commonly known as Canons' Manor
      To grandson, William Berry, son of Jeremiah
      To granddau. Mary Douglas
      To grandson William Osborn Sprigg
      To granddau. Mary Berry, dau. of Benjamin Berry
      To sons Benjamin and Zachariah Berry and dau. Mary Williams Residue to sons, Richard, Benjamin, Zachariah and Elisha and dau. Mary Williams
      Exs: Benjamin, Zachariah and Elisha and son-in-law Thomas O. Williams
      Wit: Charles Burgess, John M. Burgess, Rich. Humberston (Bowie)
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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.
      ===
      Richard Claggett 35.222 A 597.16.10 254.2.0 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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      WILL of JEREMIAH BERRY, Prince George's Co.; written 2 Apr 1769; probate 3 May 1769
      Wife: Mary
      Children: Jeremiah, Benj., Wm., Zachariah, Elisha, Mary, Amelia, and Richard
      Tracts of land; Marlboro Plaines, Charles and Benjamin in Frederick County, Rover's Content alias Good Luck, Good Will on Hanson's Branch
      Wit.: David Crawford, James Drane, John Berry (MCW XIV.85;; Wills, 37.167)
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1752-1757; Liber NN {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 18. At the request of Jeremiah Berry the following Deed was recorded May 23, 1752
      Indenture made April 22, 1752; Hilleary Williams of Frederick County, Maryland, planter in consideration of 4,000 pounds of inspected crop tobacco paid by Jeremiah Berry has sold at tract called "Figures of Eight" containing 205 acres and lying on the east side of a branch that flows into Henson's Branch and near the lines of a tract called "Berrys Grove". Signed Hilleary Williams in the presence of and acknowledged before Richard Keene, Joseph Belt, Jr., and at the same time Mary Williams wife of Hilleary Williams as also Eleanor Pratt relict of John Pratt acknowledged the within deed according to law.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1780-1784; Liber FF 1 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 205. At the request of Mary Berry the following Deed was enrolled March 27, 1782
      Indenture made February 20, 1782; Richard Berry, Gentleman of Montgomery County, Maryland son and heir at law of Jeremiah Berry, Gentleman deceased in consideration of 282 acres of land being part of a tract called "Shephards Hard Fortune" and {formerly in PGCo now} lying in Montgomery County, Maryland and 5 shillings sterling money has confirmed unto Mary Berry widow and relict of Jeremiah Berry's part of two tracts in PGCo called "Outlett" and "Concord Enlarged" otherwise called and known by the name of Carroll's Manor containing 1900 acres. Signed Richard Berry in the presence of and acknowledged before David Craufurd, Samuel Hepburn

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