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

John Summers

Male 1695 - 1769  (73 years)


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  • Name John Summers  [1
    Born 3 Nov 1695  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Oct 1769  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I011602  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 

    Father John Summers,   b. 1650,   d. 27 Nov 1705, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Rebecca MNU Summers,   b. Bef 1662,   d. Bef 25 Feb 1711/12, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 50 years) 
    Married Bef 1678  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F07636  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Moore,   b. Abt 1697, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1769, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married 8 Sep 1713  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Summers,   b. 1713, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1769, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years)
     2. Sarah Summers,   b. Aft 1715, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John Summers,   b. Bef 1720, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1786, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 66 years)
     4. Thomas Summers,   b. Abt 1722, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1787, Bedford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
     5. George Summers,   b. 1722, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1795, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     6. Rebecca Summers,   b. Bef 1725
     7. Rachel Summers,   b. Abt 1725, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1780, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)
     8. William Summers,   b. 22 Apr 1726, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1799, Iredell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     9. Dent Summers,   b. 22 Apr 1727, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1809, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     10. James Summers,   b. Abt 1729, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1761, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)
     11. Ruth Summers,   b. Abt 1730, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1790 and 1798, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
     12. Joseph Summers,   b. Abt 1732, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1809, Newberry, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
     13. Jemina Summers,   b. Abt 1736, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1814, Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
     14. Benjamin Summers,   b. 1 Jun 1737, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1787, Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years)
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 
    Family ID F04340  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Summers and Elizabeth parents of John Summers son b. 3 Nov 1695.
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      SUMMERS, JOHN, SR., Prince George's Co. Aug, 1763; 9 Oct, 1769
      Wife: Mary.
      Children: Dent, Benj., Rebecca King, John, George, Wm., Thos., Joseph, Mary Wheat, Rachel Johnson, Ruth Riggs and Jemmina Caton,
      Extx: wife Mary.
      Wit: Nath. Magruder, James Moore, son of Benj., John King, Jr. 37.334
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      John Summers 7.4 D PG 66.19.5 Apr 3 1775
      Sureties: Benjamin Moore, James Moore.
      Distribution to: Representatives unknown to this Office.
      Administratrix: Mrs. Lydia Summers.
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      James Summers (planter) 74.160 PG 125.19.11 Apr 14 1761 Jun 18 1761
      Appraisers: John Ferguson, Andrew Hamilton.
      Creditors: Robert St. Clare, Robert Henderson for John Glassford & Co.
      Next of kin: John Summers, Kent Summers.
      Executrix: Mary Summers.
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      Summers, John, Prince George's County, 1st Mch. 1703; 27th Nov., 1705.
      To wife Rebecca, extx., entire estate during widowhood; 1/3 if she marry.
      To dau. Sary Westly and grandson Saml. Westly, John Street and son John, personalty.
      Land to be divided between two sons, William and John, at decease of wife.
      Test: Frank Pile, Thos. Underwood, Henry Boteler. 12.110.
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      John Summers 33A.115 A PG 3.4.4 Feb 25 1711
      Received from: Jeremiah Perdew.
      Payments to: Maj. Jos. Wilson, W. Bladen, Esq., Benjamin Berry.
      Executor: John Summers (surviving executor).
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      10 Jul 1713; From John Summers, planter, to Arthur Neale; 120 acres part of Pitchcroft; ack. Mary Summers, wife of John (PGLR F.269)
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      1717-1726 Land Records of Prince George's County MD
      folio 456 Deed of Gift, 20 Jul 1723; enrolled 20 Jul 1723
      From: James Moore, Sr., planter of Prince George's County
      To: John Summers, son-in-law, planter of Prince George's County
      Part of a tract of land called Child's Portion in Prince George's County containing 35 acres;
      one coined piece of silver called six pence paid before ensealing
      /s/ John Summer (mark & seal)
      Wit: Joseph Belt, Thomas Sprigg
      (no signature of James Moore, Sr. and no acknowledgement; see folio 457 on p. 111)
      ===not proven
      Children of John SUMMERS and Mary MOORE are:
      i. George SUMMERS was born c 1715 in Prince George Co.,MD, and died 1795. He married Elizabeth ? c 1740 in Prince George Co.,MD. She was born c 1715 in Prince George Co.,MD, and died ?.
      ii. John SUMMERS was born c 1719 in Prince George Co.,MD, and died 22 NOV 1786 in Prince George Co.,MD. He married Frances ? c 1740 in Prince George Co.,MD. She was born c 1724 in MD, and died ?.
      iii. Rebeckah SUMMERS was born c 1721 in Prince George Co.,MD, and died ?. She married John Jr. KING c 1741. He was born c 1720 in MD, and died ?.
      iv. Jemina SUMMERS was born c 1722 in Prince George Co.,MD, and died ?. She married Charles CATON c 1755. He was born c 1720, and died ?.
      v. Dent SUMMERS was born 1727 in Prince George,MD, and died 19 OCT 1809 in Frederick Co.,MD. He married Mary Anne TALBOT c 1750. She was born c 1733 in Prince George Co.,MD, and died 18 NOV 1802 in Montgomery Co.,MD.
      vi. James SUMMERS was born c 1729 in Prince George,MD, and died 1761.
      vii. Joseph SUMMERS was born c 1730 in Prince George,MD, and died c 1809 in Newberry,SC. He married Eleanor CLARY c 1755 in Frederick Co.,MD. She was born 27 MAR 1738 in Prince George Co.,MD, and died c 1809 in Newberry,SC.
      viii. Rachel SUMMERS was born c 1734 in Prince George,MD, and died ?. She married Benjamin JOHNSON c 1760. He was born c 1730, and died ?.
      ix. Ruth SUMMERS was born c 1739 in Prince George,MD, and died ?. She married Edmond RIGGS. He was born c 1738, and died ?.
      x. Mary SUMMERS was born c 1740 in Prince George,MD, and died ?. She married John WHEAT c 1763 in Prince George,MD. He was born c 1735 in MD, and died ?.
      xi. Benjamin SUMMERS was born 31 DEC 1742 in Prince George,MD, and died ? in Washington,PA. He married Grace LETTON c 1779. She was born c 1745 in Montgomery,MD, and died ?.
      xii. Thomas SUMMERS was born 19 MAR 1742 in Prince George Co.,MD, and died ?. He married Rachel TALBOT 1750 in Prince George Co.,MD. She was born c 1736 in MD, and died ?.
      xiii. William SUMMERS was born 22 APR 1726 in Prince George Co.,MD, and died c 1799 in Iredell Co.,NC. He married Mary WHEAT 10 FEB 1745 in MD. She was born 20 SEP 1727, and died 6 DEC 1797 in Iredell Co.,NC. He married Casandra ELLIS. She was born 17 NOV 1779, and died ?.
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      Children
      George SUMMERS b: c 1715 in Prince George Co.,MD
      John SUMMERS b: c 1719 in Prince George Co.,MD
      Rebeckah SUMMERS b: c 1721 in Prince George Co.,MD
      Jemina SUMMERS b: c 1722 in Prince George Co.,MD
      Dent SUMMERS b: 1727 in Prince George,MD
      James SUMMERS b: c 1729 in Prince George,MD
      Joseph SUMMERS b: c 1730 in Prince George,MD
      Rachel SUMMERS b: c 1734 in Prince George,MD
      Ruth SUMMERS b: c 1739 in Prince George,MD
      Mary SUMMERS b: c 1740 in Prince George,MD
      Benjamin SUMMERS b: 31 DEC 1742 in Prince George,MD
      Thomas SUMMERS b: 19 MAR 1742 in Prince George Co.,MD
      William SUMMERS b: 22 APR 1726 in Prince George Co.,MD
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      1710-1717 Land Records of Prince George's County MD
      folio 284 Indenture, 2 Sep 1709
      From: William Somers, planter of Prince George's County
      To: John Somers, planter of Prince George's County
      For 1,500 pounds of tobacco "all my right, title and interest" of a tract of land called Pitchcroft in the freshes on the west side of the Patuxent River
      Signed: William Somers (mark & seal)
      Witnessed: John Maklin (mark), Richd, Groom
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      1710-1717 Land Records of Prince George's County MD
      folio 269 Indenture, 10 Jul 1713
      From: John Summers, planter of Prince George's County
      To: Arthur Neale, planter of Prince George's County
      For 45 a parcel of land part of a greater tract called Pitchercro{t (Pitchcro{t?) on the west side of the Patuxeht River in Prince George's County; laid out for 120 acres
      Signed: John Summers (mark)
      Witnessed: R. Bradly, Henry Calvert (mark)
      Memo: 10 Jul 1713 John Summers and Mary his wife acknowledged deed
      Alienation: Arthur Neale paid 2s/5p
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1757-1759; Liber PP {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 20. At the request of John Summers the following Certificate of Stray was recorded July 17, 1757
      PGCo Sct; I hereby certify that John Summers, Sr., by his son Joseph Summers brought before me a small gray horse as a stray and made oath that it trespasses often on his fathers plantation by getting into his cornfield. He is about 12 hands high, short docket, trimmed main and branded on the near shoulder. George Gordon
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      Charles County Land Record Book G#3, 1756-1761; Page 487- Lease. Nov 1, 1760 from Saml. Hanson, Gentleman, to John Sommers, planter, for and in consideration of sd John Sommers building two tobacco houses 32 feet long by 22 feet broad & planting 100 apple trees, 100 peach trees, and keeping the same under good fence & paying sd Samuel yearly from today the sum of 1100 lbs of crop tobacco during the space of 15 years from next Dec 25, in consideration of which sd Samuel leases to sd John Sommers, part of a tract of land called St. Johns, bounded by a cross line fence at the River, to include 125 acres, at the same time allowing the sd Sommers the privilege of getting timber for the afd houses or any houses that sd Sommers may build on the premises, from any part of the tract called St. Johns. Signed - Sam Hanson Jr. Wit - Dan of St. Thos. Jenifer, Dan Jenifer. Recorded Nov 13, 1760.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1769-1772; Liber AA 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 174. At the request of John Summers the following Deed was recorded November 7, 1770
      Indenture made October 29, 1770; Dent Summers and Benjamin Summers, planters of Frederick County, Maryland in consideration of 209 pounds 5 shillings current money paid by John Summers, planter of PGCo as also for other good causes and considerations them thereunto moving hath sold tracts called "Addition" containing 101 acres, "Childs Portion" containing 35 acres; and part of "Addition" containing 50 acres willed to Dent Summers and Benjamin Summers by their father John Summers, deceased. Signed Dent Summers, Benjamin Summers in the presence of and acknowledged before Joshua Beall, Christopher Lowndes and the same time Mary Ann Summers w/o Dent Summers and Grace Summers w/o Benjamin Summers relinquished their right of dower
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 344-12: ST. JOHNS: 800 acres; Possession of - 800 Acres - Hanson, Barbara: : Surveyed 28 May 1656 for John Jarboe and assigned & patent in the name of James Langworth on the North side of Potomac & on North Side Piscataway river.: Conveyance notes - 266-2/3 Acres - John Fendall from John Spearing & Barbara; 4 Feb 1718, 266-2/3 Acres - Samuel Hanson from John Fendall & Elizabeth; 4 Feb 1718,266-2/3 Acres - John Fendall from Samuel Hanson & Elizabeth; 7 Feb 1718, 266-2/3 Acres - John Fendall from Richard Harrison; 10 Feb 1718, 800 Acres - Samuel Hanson from John Fendall; 26 Feb 1729, 800 Acres - Robert Hanson Jr. from Capt. Samuel Hanson; 23 Dec 1742,
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      1651-1704 Prince George's County MD rent rolls Vol 1
      400a .. 16 .. PITCHCRAFT
      Surveyed for Edward Fitzherbert
      Possessors:
      Col. Darnall 280 acres
      John Summer 120 acres
      Conveyances & Re-surveys:
      07/I0/1713 Arthur Neale from John Summers 120 acres
      05/24/1729 Henry Darnall, Jr. from Henry Darnall, Sr. no quantity given
      06/28/1744 Richard Shore from William Cox and others 120 acres
      10/27/1714 Samuel Clagett from Richard Shore 120 acres

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